by | February 12, 2018 | 03:35

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 36,359,323 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $1,747,791,000 after acquiring an additional 1,177,520 shares during the last quarter. Employees Retirement Of Texas owns 23,000 shares or 0.02% of their United States portfolio. Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $76,232 activity.

by | February 12, 2018 | 03:25

Some people could have a long wait for the lights to come back on with power authorities saying it could be as late as Tuesday afternoon or evening in some locations. In Brisbane's CBD, hundreds of people waiting to see United States band Paramore were forced to evacuate Riverstage due to concerns over lightning, with the concert resuming about an hour later.

by | February 12, 2018 | 03:16

Many in the SPD fear that re-entering a coalition with Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrats ( CDU ) and the Bavarian CSU could damage the party in the long term. Conservative lawmaker Christean Wagner even suggested that, after the party's "electoral disaster", its leader should "think about a successor", while bemoaning that the touchy issue was not being openly discussed.

by | February 12, 2018 | 03:13

The last summit between leaders of the two Koreas occurred in 2007 when South Korean President Roh Moo Hyun and Kim Jong-il met in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital. The most important part of the visit, however, came during one of the quieter moments. The son of North Korean refugees and a leading advocate of a previous liberal government's "Sunshine Policy" of engagement with the North, Moon has spent his career — a lifetime, really — waiting for this chance.

by | February 12, 2018 | 03:13

Moon shook hands with Kim's sister at the presidential Blue House in Seoul . Throughout the ceremony there were constant winks to peace, such as the theme "Imagine" by John Lennon, an ode to coexistence, sung by four well-known South Korean singers.

by | February 12, 2018 | 03:03

Trump did not mention the women or address the substance of their claims in those remarks or in a tweet Saturday that decried how "lives are bring shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation". "Why shouldn't women reasonably wonder if this White House doesn't have a lax attitude when it comes to the question of domestic abuse? ". Both Holderness and Willoughby spoke of how Porter's abuse shattered their confidence and manipulated their emotions, making the women feel powerless.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:52

The only people in the VIP box who didn't stand during the Korean team's entrance were Mike Pence , the US vice president, and Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died shortly after being released from North Korean custody, The Washington Post's Anna Fifield reported.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:52

Pence stayed for only five minutes before leaving and headed to Pyeongchang where he applauded the U.S. delegation of Winter Olympic athletes at the opening ceremony. On Wednesday, the North announced that Kim Yo Jong, the sister of dictator Kim Jong-un, would attend the games, joining the country's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:46

Many analysts are skeptical about Kim Jong Un's motivations for this sudden outreach, especially as he continues to assert his desire to press ahead with his nuclear weapons program to fend off the "hostile" United States. "We hope that President [Moon] could leave a legacy that would last over generations by leading the way in opening a new era of unification", she said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:46

Sanders said the president had "full confidence" in his performance while Kelly described him as "a man of true integrity and honor". Both Kelly and Hicks were ensnared in the White House's latest staffing scandal, with Staff Secretary Rob Porter leaving his position Thursday after being accused of abuse by both of his ex-wives.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:28

Jermaine Jenas has moved to praise the display of Alexandre Lacazette for Arsenal today, claiming he did more for his side than team-mate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The first of three assists - a low pass behind the defence to Raheem Sterling - came in the third minute. And it was only the defiance of Cech that kept a rampant Spurs at bay in the second half, producing a collection of outstanding saves to somehow keep Arsenal in contention as Pochettino's side threatened to run ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:22

Is there no such thing as Due Process any longer?' Trump tweeted . The cause of Sorensen's exit is similar to that of Porter whom ex-wives accused of physically abusing them. Ivanka Trump, who hired Hicks at her company prior to working for the Trump campaign, said Hicks was a "team player". But a White House official said Friday that Kelly has not offered his resignation.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:26

Russian Federation is the main ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad. US National Security Adviser HR McMaster held talks on Sunday in Istanbul with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman, a presidential source said , amid persistent tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over Syria and other issues.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:22

Paul and other conservative Republicans opposed the bill that adds almost $400 billion to the budget , raises debt limits and spending caps, and includes numerous tax breaks for select industries. Their sweeping tax overhaul bill approved in December will add over 10 years an estimated $1.5 trillion to the debt, an accumulation of past years of annual budget deficits .

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:12

Kim Yo Jong flew in to the South on her brother's private jet on Friday before she and other North Korean officials attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in the alpine resort town of Pyeongchang. The North Korean delegation arrived in the South on Kim's private plane on Friday via Incheon global airport to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyongchang Winter Olympics where Seoul and Pyongyang are represented by joint teams.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:10

Similar concerns surfaced Thursday in the Senate, as several fiscal hawks voted against it. Paul mounted the most serious opposition, leading Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn to say he would "effectively shutdown the federal government for no real reason".

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:01

Nunes also supports Trump's decision to block Schiff's memo even though he wanted to release his original one. The controversy also illustrates the relative impotence of Democrats trying to hold Trump's feet to the fire. "Neither one endangers national security". His day-to-day turnabouts on the issues have confounded both Democrats and Republicans and led some to urge the White House to minimize his role in the debate.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:50

Fans unfurled a large banner reading "We are one" after the game and then IOC President Thomas Bach and South Korean President Moon Jae-in joined the powerful sister of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un , Kim Yo Jong, and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, for photos with the team.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:53

But Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., a fiscal conservative and resident contrarian, pumped the brakes, using his objection allowed under Senate rules to delay a vote until after 1 a.m. On Friday Paul slammed the new government spending bill, saying it fails to address the deficit and raises the debt ceiling at the same time . Meadows noted that as a candidate he promised his North Carolina constituents to "work to cut government spending", not support wasteful government spending.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:43

The spokesman said Moon replied that the two countries should continue to work toward improving their relationship so a summit could take place. Vice President Mike Pence was seated to the left of Moon and just a few feet away from the North Korean delegation in a row behind them.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:30

Some commentators objected to his reference to due process, for example pointing to his promotion of a conspiracy theory about former President Barack Obama's nationality. In a follow-up question, Pence was asked point-blank why he often seems "out of the loop" on major news. 'He says he is innocent, I think you have to remember that.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:31

As well as the North Korean leader's sibling, Moon met the elderly Kim Yong Nam, the North's ceremonial head of state, during the appointment at the Blue House. After months of tensions, the athletes from the two countries marched under the same flag in the parade ceremony. Finally, the USA women's hockey team hits the ice for its first game of these Olympics, facing off against Finland in group-stage play.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:27

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hosted the reception at a hotel in Yongpyeong, just east of the host city of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games . He signed a peace pledge with Kim Jong-il. One telling incident came early. This will be the fourth time that both the leaders will attend an event, ever since they greeted each other during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:18

The Washington Post detailed allegations his ex-wife Jessica Corbett made against him - including that he ran over her foot in a auto, put out a cigarette out on her hand, threw her into a wall, and grasped her by her hair while they were alone on their boat.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:12

North Korea is looking to use the opportunity of the Olympics to soften South Korea's attitude towards its northern neighbour and to find a way to bring South Korea to the negotiation table, thus weakening the US-Japan-South Korea trilateral cooperation which has been pressuring North Korea.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:57

During Friday night's Opening Ceremony, PyeongChang Stadium erupted with applause when the delegations from North and South Korea marched in unison under one flag . Since diplomatic efforts are "almost zero", sources said this may signal a " calm before the storm ", with North Korea quietly preparing its next moves for after the Olympics.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:39

The Prime Minister assured the Indian community that his government will work to bring to reality their dreams. Mr Modi said, the world is our stage and millions of Indians are progressing to new heights. More than 140 countries are participating in the Summit. It added that the honor is reserved for foreign dignitaries like kings, heads of state or government and persons of similar rank.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:42

Trump has insisted there was no collusion by his campaign and has called the Mueller probe a " witch hunt " and a "hoax". Trump has frequently railed against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with the effort.

by | February 11, 2018 | 22:03

As Turkish Armed Forces continued to deploy military vehicles at the border close to the operation area, smoke was seen rising from various fields in Syria . "These things will happen, we are in a war". We are in a war. Last Saturday, seven Turkish troops died in the second worst single-day loss of the operation so far, with five killed in a tank attack.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:58

In a 5-2 vote along party lines, the high court's majority of Democratic-appointed justices found the existing map's lines were precisely drawn to deliberately dilute the voting strength of registered Democrats, in violation of the state's constitution.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:46

White House officials said they learned of the accusations by Sorensen's wife late on Thursday. Sorensen has denied the allegations. Others in the White House told the newspaper that Kelly - who was installed in his current post in July to help bring order and stability to the White House - had known of the complaints since October.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:48

A North East Frontier Railway spokesman said the trains maintain a speed limit of 20 km per hour in the elephant corridors. The engine of the train was damaged and efforts were underway to restore train services at the earliest, he said. According to the state forest department, 110 elephants died in 2016 and 118 in 2015. Meanwhile local forest officials alleged that, the incident happened only because of railway department negligence.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:41

The youngster was a pupil at Harryville Primary School, which shared its condolences. In a message posted on its Facebook account, the school said: "Please remember the McGowan family in your thoughts and prayers at this very sad time as they mourn the loss of wee Kayden".

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:32

The Afghanistan chase never got going, with the unsafe Mohammad Shahzad dismissed for just 15 as they slipped to 39/5. Hamilton Masakadza and Taylor made up for the loss of Mire with an 85-run partnership before Masakadza was run out by Najibullah Zadran for 48.

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:31

A poll by BMG Research for the Independent on Sunday found that the majority of Britons - around three-quarters - do not know what the government is asking for in negotiations. Former minister Anna Soubry refused to rule out the verdict of the referendum being reversed altogether as she was interviewed alongside Labour's Chuka Umunna.