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North Korea's ceremonial head of state to visit South: Seoul North Korea's ceremonial head of state to visit South: Seoul
- February 05, 2018

Instead it is retained by Kim Jong-Un's grandfather, the North's founder Kim Il-Sung, who remains Eternal President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea - the country's official name - despite dying in 1994. Murray, who coached South Korea before taking over the combined team, had also expressed concerns over team chemistry. Choe Ryong-hae and Kim Yong-chol are blacklisted in South Korea's unilateral sanctions, which include an asset freeze albeit not involving a travel ban. (more...)
Priebus (Sort Of) Disputes Report That Trump Ordered Mueller Firing Priebus (Sort Of) Disputes Report That Trump Ordered Mueller Firing
- February 05, 2018

The news that Trump moved to fire Mueller last June came as increased scrutiny has grown around a potential interview Trump could have with the special counsel investigators, a topic that Trump and his lawyers have wavered on in public comments. (more...)
Overview of Budget 2018: Comprehensive analysis
- February 05, 2018

They say it hinges on whether the government will be able to implement the schemes. Out of this, Rs. 2,95,511.41 crore has been earmarked for Defence. Insurance penetration in India remains abysmally low, at 2.72 per cent for life insurance and 0.77 per cent for non-life insurance for 2016, according to regulator Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, and these measures will help move the needle on penetration. (more...)
Israel aiding Egypt with covert airstrikes Israel aiding Egypt with covert airstrikes
- February 05, 2018

The report, citing current and former United States and British officials, said Israeli forces had carried out more than 100 air strikes in Egypt over the course of more than two years - and all with the approval of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. (more...)
Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica for environmental damage — Top UN court Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica for environmental damage — Top UN court
- February 04, 2018

A 38-year-old also trained as a journalist, he got his start in politics as communications director for Citizens' Action and also was labor minister under current President Luis Guillermo Solis. Political analyst Francisco Barahona said it came as an "external shock" for Costa Rica, a majority Roman Catholic nation with an increasing evangelical population. (more...)
Rs 2.95 lakh crore allocated for defense Rs 2.95 lakh crore allocated for defense
- February 04, 2018

Delhi Police has been allocated Rs. 7426.98 crore in Union Budget 2018-109 for the next fiscal which is 16.44 per cent more than the amount allocated previous year. She said, "I am disappointed with the Union budget 2018". Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appreciated the role played by the armed forces in meeting challenges on the country's borders as well as in managing the internal security environment, both in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. (more...)
Libya boat tragedy: FIA nabs central character of human trafficking ring Libya boat tragedy: FIA nabs central character of human trafficking ring
- February 04, 2018

Most of the deceased Pakistani migrants hail from Punjab's districts, including Mandi Bahauddin, Sargodha, Gujrat and Rawalpindi, Dawn reported. The raids were conducted as part of a crackdown against those involved in human trafficking, he said. (more...)
Strong natural disaster strikes coast of Taiwan Strong natural disaster strikes coast of Taiwan
- February 04, 2018

According to an natural disaster report by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), two earthquakes struck Hualien County this morning before dawn. A 5.3 magnitude happened earlier in the area (some 24kms from Hualien City), and subsequent tremors have happened since the 6.5 quake, all within 18 to 23 kms from Hualien City. (more...)
Rajnath stages roadshow amid clamour for change in Tripura Rajnath stages roadshow amid clamour for change in Tripura
- February 04, 2018

It continues to engage in nefarious activities in Kashmir. They are always trying to divide India or trying to create havoc in our country. "India has now become a powerful country". Tripura assembly elections will be held on February 18. In the open vehicle ride, Home Minister was accompanied by BJP General Secretary and a key point-man for northeast Ram Madhav and state BJP chief Biplab Deb. (more...)
Girl, soldier injured as India, Pak trade fire on Kashmir LoC Girl, soldier injured as India, Pak trade fire on Kashmir LoC
- February 04, 2018

The Indian Army said it was responding appropriately. "Four Army men, including an officer, were killed in Rajouri where large parts of the LoC witnessed firing from Pakistan on Sunday". Earlier Pakistan army activated its guns again and shelled Indian forward positions and civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) injuring two civilians and a soldier in the Shahpur sector of the Poonch district in Jammu division. (more...)
Cecily Strong Says Melania Likes Her SNL Impression Cecily Strong Says Melania Likes Her SNL Impression
- February 04, 2018

At one point, Kennedy tries to sympathize with her about being the wife of a president who has alleged extramarital affairs, like John F. Kennedy with Marilyn Monroe. "Yours is bullying, mine was little hats". "I have come to you in your hour of need, because I know how trying being first lady can be". After a few more failed attempts at comforting the lamenting First Lady, " Jackie " ultimately urges her to simply "get out there and do what first ladies have always done: Stand there and ... (more...)
Benitez feels frustrated as penalty takes two points away from Newcastle Benitez feels frustrated as penalty takes two points away from Newcastle
- February 04, 2018

Christian Benteke , who missed great chances in both halves, won the penalty when his jersey was pulled by Newcastle defender Ciaran Clark and Milivojevic scored from the spot in the 55th minute for his sixth goal of the season. And they weren't done there, pressing for a victor and dominating the second half. In the end a point isn't quite what either side would have wanted but on a weekend where relegation rivals Brighton, Bournemouth and Southampton all won, it was nearly more ... (more...)
Lucky couple will spend Super Bowl eve inside US Bank Stadium Lucky couple will spend Super Bowl eve inside US Bank Stadium
- February 04, 2018

Last year, Lady Gaga performed at the Super Bowl LI halftime show at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. It also doesn't include Syracuse men who were head coaches in the Super Bowl. He also was the judge on our "Who's Super Bowl Party was Better?" She tweeted: "To put to rest any speculation or rumours as to whether I will be performing at the Super Bowl tomorrow: I will not". (more...)
Two Miami Hurricanes await call from Pro Football Hall of Fame Two Miami Hurricanes await call from Pro Football Hall of Fame
- February 04, 2018

His intensity, his passion, his love of the game and his leadership were always dialed in at the highest possible level. Dawkins was highly productive on the field for the Eagles, but it was the style by which he played - heart on his sleeve, flying through the air and willingness to put his body on the line on every play - that endeared him to Philadelphia fans. (more...)
GOP will keep House because Pelosi says 'outrageous things — NRCC chairman GOP will keep House because Pelosi says 'outrageous things — NRCC chairman
- February 04, 2018

During a traditional pre-speech lunch with television anchors, Trump said, "I would love to be able to bring back our country into a great form of unity". The GOP's most vulnerable incumbent, Nevada's Dean Heller, was outraised by Democrat Jacky Rosen more than 2-to-1 during the last three months of 2017, though Heller still has more to spend. (more...)
North Korea's Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear technology, spy chief says North Korea's Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear technology, spy chief says
- February 04, 2018

Even though not all activities were taken notice of, several were foiled, the head of the intelligence Hans-Georg Maassen confirmed. "We determined that procurement activities have been carried out from there that are, in our view, done with a view to the missile program and sometimes also for the nuclear program". (more...)
Suspect arrested after gun attack on foreigners in Italy Suspect arrested after gun attack on foreigners in Italy
- February 04, 2018

According to Macerata police, the shootings on Saturday morning were carried out in different parts of the town, including near the train station, leading to the injuries of six people, mostly African migrants. Local media said he shouted, "Long live Italy", as he was taken away. The teenager identified as Pamela Mastropietro had reportedly escaped from a drug rehabilitation centre and met a Nigerian asylum seeker. (more...)
White House to abandon controversial nominee for Council on Environmental Quality head White House to abandon controversial nominee for Council on Environmental Quality head
- February 04, 2018

Mr Trump would have had to resubmit Ms White's nomination. Refering to mysterious organization authorities, the Post says Harnett's designation couldn't win enough good help, "with some Senate Republicans bringing up issues about her aptitude". (more...)
Australia rue missed chances in U-19 final Australia rue missed chances in U-19 final
- February 04, 2018

Despite taking two key wickets Australia were unable to remove India's Kalra , with the opener making them pay. One of India's successful bowler of the tournament, Anukul Roy (2-32) dented Australia's momentum when he had Uppal caught off his own bowling and by the end of the 30th over, Australia were placed 142 for four. (more...)
White House Pressures Pentagon for North Korea Attack Plan, Report Says
- February 04, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fired back at a Wall Street Journal reporter on Twitter, after he tweeted a story published by a South Korean newspaper alleging that the NSC's senior director for Asian affairs Matthew Pottinger mentioned a possible strike on North Korea as a way to bolster political support for the GOP. (more...)
Training was tougher in North Korea, say defectors Training was tougher in North Korea, say defectors
- February 04, 2018

Outside North Korea-related concerns, Trump also addressed the issue of the United States' trade imbalance with South Korea . The two Koreas may be searching for peace, but Vice President Mike Pence's trip could raise tensions.Riot police patrol the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Village opening ceremony at the Olympic Village Plaza in South Korea on February 1. (more...)
Super Bowl volunteers tough the cold to provide assistance in Minneapolis Super Bowl volunteers tough the cold to provide assistance in Minneapolis
- February 04, 2018

Bank Stadium. "I can't imagine what it's like to wake up in the Super Bowl stadium with no fans there", Chelsea said. The sellout comes amid some signs that NFL football is not the draw it has been. Farah Atto, 35, a day trader and Minnesota Vikings fan, said he was troubled that he enjoyed watching the game even though it may cause premature death for players. (more...)
What's so special about a Super Bowl game ball? What's so special about a Super Bowl game ball?
- February 04, 2018

Crisman was undaunted and managed to find a train that took 24 hours to get to Miami. " Many members of the body had concerns about this issue and how it was rushed to a vote without notice", Henson said. Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose department is overseeing security, said they have been closely monitoring incidents across the country and around the world in order to make necessary adjustments to the security plans. (more...)
Get an early look at 12 ads from this year's Super Bowl Get an early look at 12 ads from this year's Super Bowl
- February 04, 2018

This week, Warren has gotten numerous requests for a special Super Bowl-do. They're the high stakes game within the game. The volunteer group is known as "Crew 52". They also presented our uniforms. all in purples and teals to represent the northern lights". The silver lining: The game's venue, U.S. Bank Stadium, is completely enclosed, shielding the New England Patriots, the Philadelphia Eagles and their fans from the extreme cold. (more...)
Michigan State 63, IN 60 Michigan State 63, IN 60
- February 04, 2018

MSU was able to stay in front of in in the early going despite the Hoosiers' early work on the offensive glass. The Hoosiers continued to hit the offensive glass in the second half, but that didn't keep the Spartans from maintaining a solid working lead, pushing the advantage to 51-41 after a 3-pointer from Langford with 12:03 to play. (more...)
N.Korean Escapees Tell Trump About Their Ordeals N.Korean Escapees Tell Trump About Their Ordeals
- February 04, 2018

In addition to the young man Ji Seong-ho who made a special appearance at the State of the Union address Tuesday night, others in attendance at the White House on Friday included Jung Gwang Il, Kim Young Soon, Jung "Peter" Young, Lee Hyeonseo, and Kim Kwang-jin, according to a White House pool report. (more...)
China criticizes United States for nuclear adversary claims China criticizes United States for nuclear adversary claims
- February 04, 2018

What exactly is the new USA policy? The Russian foreign ministry accused the U.S. of warmongering, and said it would take "necessary measures" to ensure Russian security. It enhances deterrence of strategic attacks against our nation, and our allies and partners, that may not come in the form of nuclear weapons. The Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) envisages short-term plans to modify existing submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) warheads to provide a low-yield option and pursue a ... (more...)
Weather warning for snow and ice in Sussex Weather warning for snow and ice in Sussex
- February 04, 2018

Some parts of the United Kingdom could see the mercury plummet as low as -7C (19.4F), with sub-zero temperatures expected in many areas. A series of weather warnings for ice and snow will be in place from Sunday and could last until the end of the week. (more...)
Addresses immigration policies in State of the Nation Address
- February 04, 2018

Despite the hoopla, Trump's efforts to sell his immigration plan likely fell on the deaf ears of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle who have declared the White House framework a nonstarter. The term - chain migration - has come under fire amid the ongoing immigration debate, with a number of Democratic senators and advocacy groups calling it racist. (more...)
Trump hails immigration plan at homeland security meeting Trump hails immigration plan at homeland security meeting
- February 04, 2018

I know that people focus on these FEC controlled election contributions but overwhelmingly, what we do is go directly to the American people. Trump called his plan a "down-the-middle compromise", but some Democrats booed when he said he wanted to rein in "chain migration", the ability of legal immigrants to bring a wide-ranging number of family members into the country. (more...)

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