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by | February 01, 2018 | 03:01

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea get off the ground February 9, and fortunately for us, a drone got off the ground to provide us with some indelible footage of its venues. South and North Korean skiers begin joint training sessions on Wednesday at the North's Masikryong Resort, Seoul's Unification Ministry said . "Inter-Korean agreements should be implemented on the basis of mutual respect and understanding, as the two Koreas took a first step with difficulty ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:46

What is a central issue when it comes to Trump - is his view that the "American Way" is his way - that "we proudly stand for the national anthem", his dig at the NFL players who have taken a knee to protest not the flag nor the anthem. He promised to lower prescription drug prices. He also laid out in detail a proposal to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. A pro-immigration group headed by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is targeting 14 senators in ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:46

Gabriel adopted a markedly different tone to that of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who on a visit to Israel last week embraced President Donald Trump's December 6 announcement that his administration recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and that it will move the U.S.

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:42

The 56-year-old former MP said he was "offering his resignation" to Theresa May after saying he was " thoroughly ashamed for failing to be in his place to respond to a question from a peer". Sure, we have stereotypes that say the British are sticklers for protocol, but Michael Bates took that a step further in tendering his resignation to the House of Lords because he was tardy.

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:42

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday evening voted to release it, but Trump is able to object to the release. The statement continued: "As expressed during our initial review, we have grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo's accuracy".

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:37

She said: "They've spent time speaking and playing with children their own age who have been forced from their homes, whose family members have been killed or have disappeared". "They really are an example to the world, at a time when solidarity with refugees is in short supply". 'After seven years of war, most Syrian refugees have exhausted any savings they had.

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:30

Only the District of Columbia gave Trump a lower rating than Vermont - with just 6 percent of respondents approving of his job performance. This represents a decidedly large increase in the bill's approval; according to a Monmouth poll from December, 26 percent of Americans approved of the bill while 47 percent disapproved.

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:20

According to Cha, a military strike on North Korea may escalate into a catastrophic war claiming hundreds of thousands of American lives. The White House dismissed a top Korea expert for the role of ambassador to South Korea because he didn't support U.S.

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:11

Even before the Opposition could forge unity among its ranks to counter the Modi government, disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday launched Rashtra Manch - a conglomeration of various political parties. BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha led a group of political leaders including Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi, Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury, NCP MP Majeed Memon, Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh, former Gujarat chief minister Suresh Mehta and JD (U) leader Pavan Varma to join Sinha in the ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:55

Bhansali said he had a special attachment to the 16th century poem written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. In a recent interview with ANI she said, "I didn't expect so much chaos just because I used a word which starts with 'V". Swara Bhasker's letter, which went viral, underlined the right of women to live despite the horrors of sexual violence and deaths of their men. "So, their expression was like, 'Is she our daughter?' I saw their expression and they were both brimming and glowing with ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:44

With congressional elections nine months away, Trump's course of action could decide whether his Republicans maintain control of the US Senate and the House of Representatives, or if one or both flip to a Democratic majority, an outcome that would nearly certainly derail his policy agenda.

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:34

Yet Trump was overhead at Tuesday night's State of the Union address telling a Republican lawmaker that he is "100 percent" in favor of releasing the memo . Mueller III's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including Trump's alleged ties to Russian officials. If Trump decides to release the memo, it could be made public as early as the afternoon of January 31.

by | February 01, 2018 | 01:06

The legislation also allows those with past marijuana convictions that would have been lesser crimes - or no crime at all - under Prop. 64 to petition a court to recall or dismiss their cases. Some people with convictions may not know they are eligible, Gascon said . In Washington D.C., cannabis use is legal, but it can not be sold commercially.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:46

It also increased its holding in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Put) (SPY) by 38,031 shares in the quarter, for a total of 52,400 shares, and has risen its stake in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). 50,000 shares were sold by CASPER MARC N , worth $9.59M on Friday, December 15. 2,026 shares valued at $366,645 were sold by Shine Daniel P on Wednesday, August 30.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:44

The State Department said Tuesday that within a year Qatar Airways is to begin issuing annual public statements "in accordance with internationally recognized accounting standards". American Airlines CEO Doug Parker called it a "landmark action" that will level the playing field for USA carriers. Experts say there's lots of potential for Qatar Airways to grow in the U.S.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:37

Last week, a MI judge sentenced Nassar to up to 175 years in prison for multiple sexual assault convictions. As journalist Jen Kirby reports, " many of the victims were minors, sometimes abused with their parents in the room while they were medically examined".

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:08

Sanders says President Trump has been fully briefed on the matter and is receiving regular updates . One person is dead following the crash of an Amtrak train carrying GOP members of Congress to a retreat in West Virginia . He was reported to be helping people who where injured. Rep. Jeff Denham tweeted a photo of the front of the train, which is scratched and dented but mostly intact.

by | January 31, 2018 | 23:53

The Department of Defense confirmed to CNN that a test had taken place, but did not mention the result. The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System's roots go back to the 1980s, when President Ronald Reagan planned to have a space-based railgun system as part of his Strategic Defense Initiative.

by | January 31, 2018 | 23:43

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra granted four weeks to the Centre to file its response to the interim application by the two Rohingya refugees , alleging that Border Security Force (BSF) was forcefully restraining fresh refugees, including children, disabled persons and pregnant women, from entering the Indian side.

by | January 31, 2018 | 23:25

Pakistan was formed when Muslims were only 17 crore. He also alleged that Muslims in the country were living a "pathetic" life and that they should demand a separate country . "Their attention will be on that only and they will even miss the scores", Kasmi said, according to Arab News . Mufti Nasir's statement evoked a sharp reaction with BJP going hammer and tongs demanding his immediate arrest under sedition charges.

by | January 31, 2018 | 23:20

Markus Jooste resigned from Steinhoff, which owns Poundland and Bensons for Beds in the United Kingdom, last December when the company postponed its financial statements. In her presentation Sonn said that accounting firm PwC had made good progress in its forensic investigation of the accounting irregularities, the revelation of which prompted the sharp decline in the company's share price.

by | January 31, 2018 | 23:03

A group captain of the Indian Air Force - equivalent to a Colonel of the Indian Army - posted in New Delhi has been detained and is now being questioned for possible spying for Pakistan . "We are trying to establish whether others too were involved and how big the ring was", a top sources told India Today . Several military officers have also been caught in honey-traps- basically an intelligence operation for first seducing and then blackmailing a person into divulging confidential ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 22:27

Sanders said President Donald Trump has been fully briefed on the matter and is receiving regular updates . He said the truck was split in half. From his vantage point, he couldn't see the crash scene. After the train collision, Fleischmann tweeted he was "shaken up". "I'm in a bit of shock right now", Fleischmann told the paper after the crash.

by | January 31, 2018 | 22:22

Police say The School Resource Officer interviewed numerous student witnesses, the teacher, and reviewed the school's surveillance video of the incident. Messages left with Johnson and the Redding Police Department were not immediately returned. "As we always say, with that many students on campus, we just want to make sure if we are every aware of anything that we exercise due diligence".

by | January 31, 2018 | 22:20

He has always been a proponent of armed struggle, including against civilians, and has been involved in terrorist attacks against Israeli citizens. The US State Department issued a press release on Wednesday saying that Haniya "has close links with Hamas' military wing" and "has been a proponent of armed struggle, including against civilians".

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:25

It has outperformed by 79.72% the S&P500. The company trades on average around 114000. shares per market session. The institutional investor held 471,300 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $21.94 million, up from 454,485 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:25

Harris replaced winger Tommy Seymour with 21 minutes of the match remaining, and Scotland leading by 32-17. "He has got to take some credit for that, and we have been impressed with him the last couple of weeks he has been in camp with us".

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:16

He is being held at the Montgomery County Jail without bail, NBC affiliate WSLS reported. The warrant also states that per the complainant, in addition to having an assault rifle, Zhao attempted to buy 5,000 rounds of ammo, had been researching bulletproof vests and bought a former police vehicle that still bears some police markings, which he outfitted with a special bumper.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:15

Gowdy, the chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee, also headed the select House Committee that had been charged with investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. "There are Democrats on (the committee) that earlier this year were talking about collusion", Gowdy said. Gowdy told CNN last week that he has "tremendous respect for the Department of Justice and the FBI" and "there is no member of Congress that holds that department in higher esteem than I do".

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:14

After declaring the National Resistance Movement (NRM) an organised criminal gang; Fred Matiangi has now shared a few reasons as to why most media houses where shut down. He urged Kenya's opposition leader to learn from Ghana's experience and work on electoral reforms to ensure fairness and transparency in the election processes.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:05

The White House released the executive order , entitled Protecting America Through Lawful Detention of Terrorists, Tuesday night as Trump gave his remarks. The White House established that the Guantanamo Bay detention camp will stay open, the announcement comes after a leak of a plan to overturn President Obama's move to close it.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:04

By GCR Staff0 CommentsThe $200m headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa was celebrated as a gift to the continent from China when it opened in 2012, but now China has been forced to deny that it bugged the building and organised nightly data harvests.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:02

Parker used Healey's debit card to buy food at McDonald's, authorities said. "It is hard to contemplate a more reprehensible set of circumstances". An online appeal launched in the immediate aftermath of the bombing at the concert by USA singer Ariana Grande concert raised more than £50,000 ($70,700, 56,800 euros) for the rough sleeper.

by | January 31, 2018 | 21:01

Ant-Man and the Wasp opens in theaters on July 6. This sets up future crossover events featuring the two of them. "Black Panther"(out February 16) isn't just the next Marvel solo hero movie filling the gaps to get us to the next "Avengers" film, it's a once-in-a-generation movie event that is being touted for its social consciousness and for having Marvel Studios' first black lead (and majority black cast).

by | January 31, 2018 | 20:57

Israel described as "very provocative" on Wednesday a Lebanese offshore oil and gas exploration tender in disputed territory on the countries' maritime border, and urged worldwide firms not to bid. With Hezbollah having helped sway the Syrian civil war in President Bashar Al Assad's favour, Israel and the United States both worry that the militia could now broaden its clout in its Lebanese heartland.