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by | February 11, 2018 | 21:27

One of the U.S. president's closest aides , staff secretary Rob Porter , resigned on Wednesday after the publication of allegations that he had abused his two ex-wives. But there was no sign that a move was imminent, according to the people with knowledge of the conversations. Kelly has indicated he would step aside if he lost the faith of the president.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:20

Iran rejected the Israeli version of events as "ridiculous". "Iran is dragging the region into an adventure in which it doesn't know how it will end". Israeli soldiers inspect the remains of an Israeli F-16 fighter jet that crashed near the northern Israeli Kibbutz of Harduf, on February 10, 2018.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:15

Donald Trump has vented in a tweet after a second White House staffer departed his administration in the wake of abuse allegations. The White House said in a statement that it had been made aware of the allegations before The Washington Post reached out regarding the story.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:11

Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly who is leading the DPRK delegation, joined the dinner together with Choe Hwi, chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:02

Arizona would receive a No. 4 seed in the West Region if Selection Sunday were now, according to the NCAA Tournament selection committee's announcement Sunday. 1 where it counts. "All those wins that those teams racked up in November still matter". The reveal provides insight into the selection committee's thinking exactly a month before Selection Sunday, on March 11.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:51

Vice President Mike Pence, who attended Friday's opening ceremony along with the North Koreans, said "no daylight" existed between the United States, South Korea and Japan on the need to isolate North Korea. These officials said that while Pence did not greet Kim Yong Nam, he didn't deliberately skip over him. Any summit between the two still-officially warring Koreas would be a coup for Moon, who has been pushing for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:52

Pictures showed Kim Yo-jong sitting between Moon and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, who is officially leading the North's delegation, and applauding at Sunday's concert.The show by Pyongyang's Samjiyon Orchestra featured a surprise appearance by Seohyun, of top South Korean K-pop girl band Girls Generation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:47

With the helicopter crash, the death toll of the Turkish Armed Forces increased to 20. Local media reported on Monday that Russian Federation had attacked a Turkish convoy on the road to Idlib, a report which later proved to be untrue, but the movement of the huge convoy revealed Erdogan's hidden agenda in the "Olive Branch" operation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:47

Turkish fighters and tanks take part in the operation. "A little earlier, one of our helicopters was shot down", he told reporters, adding that those who are responsible for the incident would pay a "heavier price ". "There are understandings between the two forces ... for the sake of delivering reinforcements to Afrin", Kino Gabriel, spokesperson for the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 20:12

President Donald Trump questioned Israel's interest in making peace with the Palestinians in an interview published Sunday, spotlighting its West Bank settlements as a complicating factor. Trump also said the Israeli settlements in the West Bank "complicate" matters, stating that Israel "needs to act with caution on the topic of settlements".

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:59

The professor's son, musician Ramin Seyed-Emami who performs under the stage name King Raam, also wrote on Instagram that his father had died following his January 24 arrest. The case overshadowed relations with Canada for years. Seyed-Emami received his doctorate in sociology from the University of OR in 1991, according to an online alumni listing maintained by the university.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:44

Briefing reporters on Tillerson's February 11-16 trip to Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Kuwait, US officials said there would be tough conversations at each stop, notably in Jordan, upset by the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and by the US limiting aid for the Palestinians.

by | February 11, 2018 | 19:27

It has underperformed by 5.63% the S&P500. Jacobs & Co decreased its stake in Boeing (BA) by 2.22% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of GE in report on Tuesday, October 24 to "Hold" rating. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Underperform" on Friday, August 4.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:55

As part of his push against North Korean propaganda, Pence attended the short track speed skating with Fred Warmbier, the father of an American student who died past year after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months. Moon responded to the invitation by suggesting the two countries "should accomplish this by creating the right conditions", adding that talks between North Korea and the United States were also needed, and requested that North Korea be more active in talking with the USA, ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:55

The report could not immediately be confirmed, but pictures showed both Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong at Seoul railway station taking a high-speed train to Gangneung - along with the South's unification minister, who is in charge of relations with the North.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:51

The program granted them work permits for renewable two-year periods. In September, President Donald Trump ended DACA, but gave Congress several months to craft a solution. To the dismay of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , I received my "crumbs": A $90 increase in my pension check on January 31. Tasneem Al-michael, another DACA recipient who was brought to the USA from Brunei when he was 9 months old, said he didn't learn of his immigration status until he was 16.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:43

The massive two-year budget deal proposed by Senate leaders Wednesday raises budget caps by $300 billion in the next two years, increases the debt ceiling and offers up almost $90 billion in disaster relief for hurricane-ravaged Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:38

Taking part in the demonstration of people in Tehran on the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution , he said, 'Huge popular turnout in the rallies showcased, once more, the national authority of the country'. Iran has helped to push back the Islamic State group in Iraq and assisted the embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in recovering strategic ground in his country's long civil war.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:22

In a statement , the Turkish military said that airstrikes destroyed shelters, hideouts and ammunition depots belonging to the YPG and the Islamic State group, who Turkey says it is also combatting in the operation. The Turkish military said one of its helicopters crashed at 1300 (1000 GMT) killing two military personnel but did not give a reason for the incident, only saying that an investigation had been launched.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:22

Al Jazeera news channel covered the visit in detail and emphasised that Modi accepted and supported a separate Palestine state. While providing details on the Palestine visit B Bala Bhaskar, Joint Secretary in the Foreign Ministry said, "we have de-hyphenated our relations with Palestine and Israel ".

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:22

For that reason, Schoff said, Washington should work closely with Seoul to shape any North-South summit agenda, "defending the role of exercises for stability and insisting that denuclearization is front and center of any peace talks". The sanctions imposed against the Kim regime after last year's intercontinental ballistic missile launches and huge nuclear test are now beginning to take effect, experts say, postulating that Kim Jong Un is now looking for the "weakest link" in the chain to ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:05

Reiterating India's support for an independent, sovereign and peaceful Palestine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that relations between India and Palestine have "stood the test of time". He would also interact with leading businesspersons of Oman on developing stronger economic and business links with India. He stressed on making technology a means of development, not a means of destruction.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:56

He has the distinction of breaking new ground like his epoch-making a visit to Israel , the first ever by an Indian prime minister . Abbas, who was speaking during a joint press conference with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi , said the Palestinians seek a two-state solution "based on the 1967 borders and worldwide resolution (pertaining to the Israeli Arab conflict)".

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:53

An amount of Rs. 8.50 crore was awarded as compensation in MACT cases and an amount of Rs 62.00 crore was settled in Bank recovery suits in the said Lok National Adalats. The proceedings were also conducted in local dialects for convenience of the uneducated and also without stressing much on legal technicalities. Divulging the details, District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman of District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Gurbir Singh said that as many as 20 benches were constituted and the ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:45

It was Atletico's eighth victory by a 1-0 margin in La Liga this season and put some pressure back on Barcelona, although they can again move nine points clear at the top by beating Getafe at the Camp Nou on Sunday. Bautista reduced the deficit for Real Sociedad in the 74th minute. Sociedad scored twice, but Ronaldo completed his hat-trick in the second half.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:43

Moon did not respond directly to the invitation from Kim Jong Un , and urged Pyongyang to actively seek an "absolutely necessary" dialogue with Washington, Moon's spokesman said. "But I haven't been to Pyongyang", Moon said, according to comments provided by his office. Officials didn't reveal what was written in it. Its negotiators protested last month when South Koreans raised the issue during talks over the Olympics, a line North Korea's state-run media has reiterated.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:40

A Turkish military helicopter was shot down during Ankara's military offensive against Kurdish troops in northern Syria , the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday. Syria has been gripped by a new and escalating round of violence in recent weeks. Turkey considers the YPG to be the Syrian affiliates of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:38

The warm North-South body language not only fanned talk of a split between Seoul and Washington, it contrasted with a cold encounter between South Korea and Japan, an ally in US -led efforts to pressure North Korea to end its nuclear programme.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:33

Ankara has warned the U.S. to halt its support for the militants of the so-called Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) or risk confronting Turkish forces on the ground in Syria. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster would both visit Turkey in the near future. He said the United States had to take "concrete steps on the ground" to restore Turkey's trust.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:28

Kim Jong Un's sister with deadly side-eye at Pence . As the fans sang and bopped to the rhythms of rap, rock and pop played over stadium speakers, the North's cheerleaders countered with a North Korean pop song that was popular a decade ago, the last time the two Koreas were trying to make peace.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:22

He said state government employees in Tripura were still getting salaries based on the 4th Pay Commission's recommendations. Shah is on a two-day visit to Tripura and will also hold rallies in Chawmanu and Teliamura. "I dare Sarkar to give an account of this money in his public meeting", Shah said during the election rally. In Tripura, birth anniversaries of Stalin & Lenin are celebrated but not of Tagore & Vivekanand.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:21

Israel attacked what it said were Iranian positions inside Syria on Saturday in "large-scale" raids after one of its warplanes was targeted by Syrian air defences and crashed. "The government and army of Syria as an independent country have a legitimate right to defend (the country's) territorial integrity and counter any type of foreign aggression".

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:15

Pence, Kim Yo Jong and other world leaders will attend the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, just 80 kilometers from the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea, later on Friday. It's by far the most sustained public presence for Kim, who had been something of a mystery to many South Koreans, despite her known role in North Korea's politburo.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:12

National Women's Law Center General Counsel Emily Martin said Trump's reaction to the allegations against Porter speaks to the willingness of many to believe the accused rather than the accusers. Trump's chief of staff , John Kelly , had defended Porter on Tuesday as "a man of true integrity and honor" and "a friend, confidante and trusted professional".

by | February 11, 2018 | 16:34

The attack occurred at 1pm in Joy City in Xidan, police confirmed. The other injured are not in danger. A man, allegedly motivated by personal problems, has perpetrated a massacre in the center of the Chinese capital, in a crowded place not far from a government building, the state Xinhua news agency reported.