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by | February 11, 2018 | 06:24

Justice Department . Rep. Pete King, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, and a leading proponent of releasing the Nunes memo , would not say if he was prepared to override the President should he block the Schiff memo. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attempted to bring up a "privileged resolution" criticizing the Nunes memo release, but it was ruled out of order in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:20

The result: the government endured a short-term shutdown in the wee hours of the morning, though most would never feel its effects. Sen. Rand Paul did not share the urgency. He called that decision plus opposition by many Republicans "inhumane and indecent". "I think we will", he said in a radio interview. Trump said in September he would end by March 5 former Democratic President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme that protects the Dreamers from ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:27

Kiprotich has taken over the record time of the Lagos marathon from Kiptum, whose previous record was 2:15.20, set past year. Kenya has claimed a clean sweep of the 2018 Lagos state marathon. Beyond the fact that we are able to show the aesthetics and the improvement we have done in the last two and a half years, Lagos is getting better and then Lagos is getting more enjoyable.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:16

Corbett claimed the White House staffer was violent and emotionally abusive during their two-and-half-year marriage, allegations that Sorensen has vehemently denied. In both cases, the aides seemed to be anxious that such misleading actions could do irreparable damage - for Trump with the Russian Federation investigation and for Kelly with his and the White House's credibility.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:09

Clearly, he died way too early and this news is tragic because Jóhannsson had some different and unique scores like The Theory of Everything , Prisoners , Arrival and Sicario . The Icelandic composer died yesterday at home in Berlin . "May his music continue to inspire us". One of the most acclaimed composers of the past ten years, he was also the genius behind the score's for sci-fi masterpiece Arrival , for which he also received Golden Globe, BAFTA and Grammy nominations.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:22

Warmbier and Pence sat inside a VIP box with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong for Friday's opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Stadium. The Games were bombarded by hacks even before competition began, with upwards of 300 computer systems connected to the Olympics suffering setbacks, according to the New York Times' Nicole Perlroth .

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:10

Prime Minister Netanyahu made a statement this morning about the incursion and Israel's response. An Israeli spokesman said its aircraft had destroyed 12 military sites, including four allegedly occupied by Iranian forces. It is believed to be the first time Israel has lost an aircraft in the conflict. And the Israelis signaled that they don't want to take this beyond what happened today.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:03

Trump also explained without hesitation that the most memorable event from his first year in office was most likely his recognition of Jerusalem . "The capital, having Jerusalem be your great capital, was a very important thing to a lot of people", said Trump according to an excerpt released Friday ahead of full publication in the conservative Hebrew-language daily.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:41

According to officials, the Israeli pilots of the crashed F-16 were alive, but one was seriously injured. Israel's initial raid that led to the plane crash came after it intercepted what it said was an Iranian drone entering its airspace from Syria.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:32

The BJP activists' act was universally condemned as they, in a first-of-its-kind incident, made a bureaucrat their target for all their perceived problems for which the Chief Minister may be responsible. The party demanded legal action against the BJP. Stringent action will be taken against those who are involved in the incident. The BJP has also moved the State Election Commission seeking his removal accusing him of meddling in politics ahead of the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:32

Patel said that Banerjee asked him to join TMC and he would do so if there was a need for it. "She had done a great work during the quake in Bhuj 2001". Asked if a political pact was discussed, Patel said he was invited to join Trinamul when he made a decision to enter politics. He stressed that all should unite to fight against the power which was trying to divide the country.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:54

As I said, the position we were in in the table before this game , it put us in a position where we had to win and we didn't even get a point so it is very disappointing and very hard. Henrikh Mkhitaryan finished his first start with the first hat-trick of assists recorded by an Arsenal player since Santi Cazorla in 2013. In team news , keeper Peter Cech faces a late fitness test after being substituted last time out.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:54

He refused to acknowledge Kim Yong-nam during a brief stop at a dinner Friday night and remained seated when athletes from North and South Korea marched in the opening ceremony . Throw in there the accusations that South Korea has had to arrange huge payouts for past meetings, and that these earlier encounters, while producing indelible images , have done little to slow North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:52

The visit, which came weeks after Modi hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was seen as an Indian effort to balance its strengthening ties with the Jewish state. President Mahmoud Abbas, welcomed PM Modi and described him as a "great guest", and said that Palestine was relying on India's great standing on the worldwide stage to facilitate the peace process with Israel.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:14

And Musk's Roadster became the fastest vehicle ever, hurtling off the planet and zooming away on a route that will now take it all the way to the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. I already think that would be the deal of the century, if it happens, for numerous reasons . The crowd cheers at Playalinda Beach in the Canaveral National Seashore, just north of the Kennedy Space Center, during the launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket , Tuesday, Feb.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:41

Born in 1928, Kim is not related to the ruling Kim family but has maintained a good enough relationship with all of the Kim rulers-from Kim Il Sung to his son Kim Jong Il and his grandson and current leader Kim Jong Un-to remain a high official in the ruling Workers' Party for decades.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:30

He supported Pence's moves to meet with North Korean defectors, paying respects at a memorial to the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack blamed on the North. North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho embraces Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, while Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence looks on.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:14

The invasion came just after the two Koreas had marched into the stadium behind the blue-and-white unification flag, possibly indicating the stunt was politically motivated. Underlining Moon's efforts to re-engage with the North, the opening ceremony followed the story line of children wandering through a mythical landscape and discovering a world where people live in peace and harmony.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:11

FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron: "Gerald Stanley ..." "Gerald Stanley took no precautions and was exceedingly reckless", he said. "And then I accidentally raised my arm in level with the late Colten Boushie's head, then I accidentally pulled the trigger, '" Cameron said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:02

A winter storm warning has been issued for Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth and Jefferson counties as of 6 p.m., while a winter weather advisory has been issued for most other counties, excluding our far northern areas. Schools were closed in both cities and multiple auto crashes were reported on icy roads. Expect a hard Friday morning commute. City officials announced school closures on Friday in Chicago , Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan because of the weather.