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by | February 08, 2018 | 09:23

Military Academy in NY complied with Pentagon policies, with Air Force falling short because of chaos in its prevention office. But the Air Force Academy, where reports of sexual assault increased past year by one, to 33, was found to be in noncompliance with the branch's policies for preventing assault.

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:10

The Democratic memo , rebutting the Nunes memo , is now in the hands of President Trump who called Democrats who didn't applaud him, "treasonous". Democrats have criticized the move, claiming the memo omits important facts. The White House cleared the Republican memo for declassification within four days of receiving it.

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:41

On Thursday, Pence will visit American troops who would be on the front lines if a crisis with North Korea erupted. Speaking during the flight to Japan, Pence said he had not sought talks with North Korean officials at the Games but left open the possibility.

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:26

Four men and three women, aged between 20 and 70-years-old, were injured when their hot air balloon made a hard landing on private property at Dixons Creek, near Kinglake, on Thursday morning. "The exact cause of the crash is yet to be determined and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau will be investigating". "One of them looked in trouble", he told the newspaper.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:56

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has assumed a more aggressive tone toward Kim Jong Un's North Korean regime, prompting some to criticize him for stooping to the reclusive dictator's level in their public interactions.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:42

Warnings just like the one sent out as a test tsunami alert on Tuesday. The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center issued it around 8:30 a.m. EST, according to the National Weather Service in Charleston, South Carolina. The man who sent that warning was sacked by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, but says he is being treated unfairly and was sure it was a real drill at the time.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:32

She is a propaganda official and was blacklisted previous year by the U.S. Treasury Department over alleged human rights abuses and censorship. South Korea wants to use the event to re-engage with the North and pave the way for talks to resolve a political crisis widely regarded as one of the world's most unsafe, with U.S.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:26

The Buckeyes lose left tackle Jamarco Jones and All-America center Billy Price to the National Football League this year, and while Petit-Frere needs to pack weight onto his lanky frame, he is expected to become a cornerstone of the Ohio State line with time.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:18

Sirens and wailing mixed with the relentless sound of airstrikes as residents of eastern Ghouta were unable to keep up with the onslaught. Almost 200 people were wounded, and rescuers said many of those probably will not survive because of lack of medical supplies.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:58

Authorities say a woman was found holding her eyeball outside a SC church. Witnesses called 911 after hearing screams. Witnesses said she was holding the eyeballs in her hands, not letting anyone touch her. "She didn't injure anybody, but it took several people to subdue her enough to get her on a stretcher", Bowland said. Deputies told the news outlet the injury was self-inflicted and that she may have been on drugs when she gouged her eyeball out.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:48

We were pleased with the guys we were able to attract. MSU coach Ben Howland added, "Our defense is why we won today, even though we're spending a lot of time trying to improve offensively". Saban and the Crimson Tide were almost kept out of the College Football Playoff this season as a result of a late-season loss to Auburn in the Iron Bowl.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:40

It was then about a handsome partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli that got things underway. Even so, he made batting look easy on a wicket that was far from flat. The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman came into bat after Hardik Pandya's dismissal. Dhoni, too, couldn't get the scoreboard ticking, labouring to a 22-ball 10, before holing out to log-on off Imran Tahir.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:41

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., also said she would support the emerging spending deal only if Ryan gives assurances about an open debate on immigration legislation. She did so after a morning meeting with her caucus convinced her there is little appetite among her fellow Democrats to vote for the deal that the Senate is reportedly nearly ready to send over.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:35

The aircraft has played a leading role in Air Force operations for decades, and was recently reconfigured with a conventional rotary launcher to increase its reach and lethality. But he said lawmakers are struggling "to figure out a path forward when it is pretty murky right now as to how we get to a place where Afghanistan is able to function without significant support from the West and other countries".

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:14

That would also hinder Army efforts to recruit 15,000 new soldiers, the Air Force's goals of adding 4,000 airmen and it would mean continued maintenance issues on ships and aircraft, he said. Russia was quick to assail what it deemed an "anti-Russian" nuclear strategy. And, it puts less emphasis on arms control as a central part of the USA approach.

by | February 08, 2018 | 05:10

A USA official said the American advisers helped defend the attack on the SDF headquarters located south of Raqqa in the Middle Euphrates River Valley. Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach MORE outlined a plan for USA policy in Syria, stating that a full troop withdrawal would be disastrous for the country.

by | February 08, 2018 | 04:58

However, before an official indictment recommendation is made to the State Attorney's Office, the police team will examine the remaining " holes " in the case, Israeli media report . The report went on to say that when a Finance Ministry representative suggested that the issue could be skirted by avoiding export to the US, Netanyahu said it might not serve Israeli interests to go against the administration's policy.

by | February 08, 2018 | 04:32

Does the president make a smart point? The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks suffered their worst loss in six and a half years. President Donald Trump's love affair with the soaring stock market seems to be over. That might be, as CNBC.com's Christina Wilkie tweeted , in part because it removes power from corporate employers.

by | February 08, 2018 | 03:43

In 2010, he was sent back to jail for two years after pleading guilty to charges of downloading and distributing child pornography. Susie Hargreaves, chief executive of the Internet Watch Foundation, said: "The work of the IWF has managed to reduce the proportion of these images hosted in the United Kingdom from 18% in 1996 to less than 1% today, but this case only serves to highlight how important the fight against online child sexual abuse images is and how much more there remains to be ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 02:23

The offensive hit nine medical facilities and residential buildings and has intensified after militants shot down a Russian Su-25 fighter jet near the town of Saraqeb over the weekend. The death toll was the highest in a chemical attack since the 2013 Ghouta attack, which also involved sarin and which the USA says killed 1,429 people, including children .

by | February 08, 2018 | 02:21

United Nations human rights experts are investigating reports of alleged chlorine bomb attacks on civilians in two Syrian towns, officials said Tuesday. "This attack is the sixth such reported instance in the past 30 days in Syria". Turkey's President Erdogan has promised to sweep the militants from Turkey's southern border, a move that could put Turkish troops in confrontation with US forces on the ground in Syria.

by | February 08, 2018 | 02:18

Abe, who will also attend the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday, added that he hoped to find time on the margins of the games to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, to reaffirm their unwavering commitment. It is thought that she was promoted to North Korea's politburo - the country's top decision-making body - in October. Born September 26, 1987, Kim Yo Jong studied in Switzerland like her brother and is believed to have attended Kim Il Sung University and a western European ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 02:01

In fact, a 6.1 magnitude quake hit roughly the same region just northeast of the island on Sunday, and more than a dozen tremors cresting a magnitude of 4.5 have shaken the city since Tuesday's natural disaster. "Then it sank and tilted further, and the fourth floor became the first floor", said Mr Lu Chih-son, 35, who saw 20 people rescued from the building.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:48

It is the second successive Olympics where the International Olympic Committee has been embroiled in problems involving Russian doping, after accusations of systemic drug cheating blew up just before Rio 2016. "We feel that this decision shows the urgent need for reforms in the internal structure of CAS". "The reasoned decisions in high profile cases are critically important".

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:35

Those who are sick with the flu are generally contagious beginning one day before their symptoms begin and for approximately one week after their symptoms began. Of the 91 deaths, two involve people under 18. As for the flu: "There may be many weeks left for this season", said the CDC's Dr. Dan Jernigan. "So the numbers of influenza diagnosed may be artificially low", Ferris said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:34

The historic visit of Kim Yo-jong, deputy director of the Single Party Propaganda and Agitation Department, is believed to be the first ever visit of a Kim dynasty member to South Korea. As Kim Jong Un's sister and a vice director with the ruling political party, Kim Yo Jong is seen by some in the South Korean media as a moderating force on her more impulsive brother, much the way Ivanka Trump is seen by some US pundits as a moderate influence on her father, President Trump.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:28

The British Prime Minister has found herself increasingly under pressure from opposing wings of her cabinet who want the United Kingdom to maintain close relations with the European Union and those who want a sharp break from the Continent's economic institutions.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:11

Fox News reported the girl sold over 300 boxes of cookies. "Get some Girl Scout Cookies with your GSC today until 4pm!" they wrote on Instagram , referencing a strain of weed named after Girl Scout cookies . About 14,000 girls participate in San Diego's Girl Scout cookie program. "We can't respond to that at the moment", she said. But Scouts officials told the Associated Press that they were now looking for the girl as she may have broken the group's rules about where scouts can ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:07

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce also chimed in on feud between the provinces, calling on the federal government to take immediate action to resolve the dispute. The $7.4-billion Kinder Morgan project would triple capacity on the 1,150-kilometre line, which runs from Edmonton to the B.C. coast. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe released a statement on Facebook explaining the provincial government has no plans to follow suit with trade measures.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:00

Former U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team coach John Geddert is facing a criminal investigation following the final sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar , who molested girls at Geddert's elite gymnastics club in MI. "The EB have unwavering support of athletes who have brought light and visibility to this shocking situation", she said. The resolution comes after a bill introduced by Sen.

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:55

Syrian Civil Defense rescue workers put the death toll at 55, the AP said. "Over the last 48 hours, the scale and ferocity of attacks [in Idlib and Eastern Ghouta have] increased dramatically resulting in multiple reports of civilian casualties and airstrikes that have reportedly hit at least three hospitals", the commission said in a statement Tuesday.

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:50

The statement by the Higher Defense Council comes amid escalating tensions between Lebanon and Israel, who are technically at war. " This wall, if it is built, will be considered an assault on Lebanese land ", the secretary general of Lebanon's Higher Defense Council said in a statement after meeting senior government and military officials, as cited by Reuters .

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:32

Per NBC , Eagles-Patriots drew 103.4 million viewers, down about 7 percent from past year and the lowest Super-Bowl figure since 2009. Overnight TV ratings are not the final number. Ellie Sattler. The Super Bowl helped " This Is Us " to 27 million viewers. Digital viewers bring the total average viewership for the game up to about 106 million.

by | February 07, 2018 | 23:58

The Syrian media is reporting that Israeli warplanes conducted a military strike against an installation near the Syrian capital of Damascus. "We resolutely condemn this terrorist attack against a Russian diplomatic building in Damascus, yet another one in the chain of crimes, targeting the civilians of the Syrian capital over the past few days", the ministry said, referring to the recent mortar attacks on humanitarian aid distribution points.

by | February 07, 2018 | 23:43

The Warriors, of course, have assembled one of the best teams of all time, but some of their value may come from their location and proximity to Silicon Valley. Given Golden State's dominance the last several seasons, the team has been able to raise ticket prices by a significant amount without encountering problems selling seats.