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by | February 10, 2018 | 15:42

Washington supports and arms the fighters, who back local militias against the Islamic State group. Air strikes killed six people in Eastern Ghouta , a pocket of towns and farmland east of Damascus where the death toll has climbed to more than 230 in the last four days - the area's deadliest week since 2015, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:35

Mr Pence, seated next to President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, projected an image of solidarity with America's allies against an aggressive North Korea. Before Pence arrived, Moon's office announced he will meet with Kim Yo Jong , the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from United States aggression.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:20

Two reasons: the Senate's arcane rules essentially invite such mischief-making; and congressional leaders waited until the very last minute to unveil their deal, leaving them vulnerable to legislative glitches. House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., stated prior to McConnell's announcement that she won't support passing the budget bill, and encourages others to do the same.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:14

The Pentagon chief said he confirmed that position in a phone call earlier on Thursday with Homeland Security Secretary Kjirsten Nielsen. Mattis told reporters that extending DACA protections to military officers and enlisted personnel has 'always been the case, ' but he has taken actions to 'make certain we don't have any more problems'.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:55

The White House budget office says the agreement lays the groundwork for full funding of the military, a top priority for President Donald Trump. Lawmakers are striving in the pre-dawn hours to reopen the federal government , shuttered since midnight after a rogue Senate Republican blocked a speedy vote on a massive, bipartisan, budget-busting spending deal .

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:58

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 2.89 million shares. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has risen 29.89% since February 9, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:AFG) for 80,928 shares. The Qci Asset Management Inc holds 70,988 shares with $9.15M value, up from 66,539 last quarter. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 38 sales for $57.98 million activity.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:41

On Friday morning, the men were followed by the pairs short program, which was won by Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russian Federation (called the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation team in these Olympics). Skating in his third Olympics, Chan was equally disappointed with his performance. Canada had hoped to get off to a fast start with Chan, but the two-time Olympic silver medalist fell on his opening quad and again on his triple axel.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:38

KING OF THE HILLS: The only thing missing from Mikael Kingsbury's impressive trophy case is an Olympic gold medal, and the freestyle skiing superstar from Deux-Montagnes, Que., wants to remedy that in Pyeongchang. They were scheduled to face the Norwegian team later in the day. The Hamiltons , a brother and sister combo who hail from McFarland, started off the games last night with a 9-3 win over the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, but have come up short since, also falling to ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:04

The opening ceremony showed the unification of countries by lighting up the sky with drones and fireworks. "One wonderful show. See how our drone team pulled off a Guinness World Records title for the Opening Ceremony". Intel's drones can fly for around 20 minutes and of course, exterior factors, such as crosswinds and low temperatures can affect the overall flight time.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:01

That's right around the show's pre-Super Bowl season two average of roughly 10.2 million viewers per week, which is big in today's sundered TV era. The good news for the NFL is that its annual championship game still easily reigns supreme among all TV shows, and to a lesser extent, that the Super Bowl ratings drop from past year was lower than the league's almost 10 percent plunge for its regular season games.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:55

Democrats said that memo mischaracterised sensitive information and was meant to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of potential collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation. Democrats last week warned Trump against using the Republican memo as a pretext to fire Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein, who hired Mueller and oversees the investigation, or to remove Mueller himself.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:28

Previously, Herath became the first left arm spinner to cross the 400 wicket mark, and the fifth spinner behind legends such as Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and the Indian pairing of Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. The opening Test between the two sides ended in a draw at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. Mehidy Hasan scored an unbeaten 38, the highest score for Bangladesh , while Liton Das made 25.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:25

A White House official said staffers felt misled about how Mr Porter downplayed the allegations, both to Mr Kelly and Mr McGahn. "In fact, I was the victim of repeated physical violence during our marriage, not her", he added, saying he had consulted with an attorney and was "considering legal options to address her defamation", he said in a statement to the Post .

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:29

A South African batting order minus the services of the injured Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock struggled throughout. The two young spinners who are on their first overseas tour are the toast of the Indian team .

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:56

The river level at Alderson is already half bank full from the last rain event, which means it will not take as long to reach flood stage if heavy rain occurs. More rain showers develop through next week, with high temperatures generally staying above average. There is also the potential for a few strong storms on Saturday across extreme south Alabama.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:54

Martingale Asset Management LP who had been investing in Alleghany Corp Del Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.85B market cap company. It also reduced its holding in Grand Canyon Education Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY ). 6.40 million are owned by Bvf Il. Class A (NYSE:VEEV). Its up 0.22, from 0.92 in 2017Q2.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:42

There will be glory, heartbreak and, no doubt, plenty of stars emerging, but after all that snowbound sporting effort, perhaps these Games will best be remembered for a bunch of female ice hockey players who have little chance of winning a medal.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:23

Cheerleaders of North Korea sing during the opening ceremony. Russian athletes also marched under a neutral flag , wearing neutral uniforms, which they were required to do to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics after Russia was barred because of a doping scheme.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:34

CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros reports the storm now is expected to dump between 5 and 7 inches for most of the Chicago area by Friday afternoon. FlightAware .com, which tracks airline traffic, said about 1,050 US flights were canceled, with about one in five flights into or out of Chicago and Detroit airports called off, per Reuters.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:33

The closure, however, only lasted a few hours, after both the Senate and the House of Representatives and the Senate voted in favor of a budget agreement to provide funds to the Trump government for the next two years The agreement reached between Republicans and Democrats contemplates an increase in spending of at least U.S.