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Six killed, 60 missing after Taiwan quake Six killed, 60 missing after Taiwan quake
- February 07, 2018

Taiwan, a self-ruled island that China considers part of its territory, lies near the junction of two tectonic plates and is prone to earthquakes. The earthquake's epicenter was located approximately 22 kilometers northeast of Hualien , a notable tourist city. (more...)
Israel settler injured in W. Bank knife attack Israel settler injured in W. Bank knife attack
- February 07, 2018

Hundreds attended Ben Gal's funeral and burial at the Har Bracha settlement. According to Israeli media, Assi's father was from the Palestinian Authority-controlled city of Nablus (biblical Shechem) and his mother from Haifa. Israeli military forces from the Samaria Regional Brigade were faced with a massive and violent riot involving Arab attackers hurling rocks, firebombs (flaming Molotov cocktails) and other improvised explosive devices, including lit fireworks. (more...)
Joe Biden calls President Trump a liar in the nicest way ever Joe Biden calls President Trump a liar in the nicest way ever
- February 07, 2018

Biden answered that if he were Trump's lawyer, he would probably advise against sitting down with the special counsel. "What do you think they're thinking in Moscow?" 'The President has some difficulty with precision, ' Biden added. Cuomo pointed out that that remark was meant as a joke, according to the White House. A poll published last month on possible 2020 election matchups found that Trump trails Biden 57 percent to 40 percent, Winfrey 51 percent to 42 percent, and former ... (more...)
Pence Doesn't Rule out Talks with N. Korea at Olympics Pence Doesn't Rule out Talks with N. Korea at Olympics
- February 07, 2018

However, the Japanese prime minister, who is both a staunch supporter of President Trump and a fierce critic of the North Korean regime, has supported Washingtons hardline approach, even as there are few, if any, direct measures that Tokyo can take to inflict direct pain on Pyongyang . (more...)
Trump Threatens Another Shutdown as Lawmakers Negotiate Government Spending, Immigration Rules Trump Threatens Another Shutdown as Lawmakers Negotiate Government Spending, Immigration Rules
- February 07, 2018

We'll do a shutdown", he told reporters . And it's worth it for our country. With leaders working on a separate track toward a budget pact, Trump threw a knuckle ball into the mix, saying he'd "love to see a shutdown" if Democrats didn't meet his immigration demands. (more...)
Check out the top 10 US moments in Winter Olympics history Check out the top 10 US moments in Winter Olympics history
- February 07, 2018

President Donald Trump was sending his daughter, Ivanka, to the Olympics ceremony and chose to match the move by sending his sister, said Hong Min, an analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification. Fred Warmbier and his wife Cindy were in the audience during US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address last month. Pence had stopped short of ruling out the prospect of meeting senior North Korean officials but President Donald Trump has cast doubt on US negotiations ... (more...)
Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada
- February 07, 2018

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. Heavy snow continues around dinner time and then will start tapering off overnight with temperatures dropping down to mid teens. (more...)
Suspect in death of Colts' Edwin Jackson in U.S. illegally Suspect in death of Colts' Edwin Jackson in U.S. illegally
- February 07, 2018

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed early Sunday when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their vehicle along a highway in Indianapolis, the team and police said. He remained jailed Tuesday but has not been formally charged in the crash. A prior conviction in Boone County would not be Orrego-Savala's first criminal conviction in the United States. (more...)
NZ Olympic team celebrate Waitangi Day in tense Pyeongchang NZ Olympic team celebrate Waitangi Day in tense Pyeongchang
- February 07, 2018

This week, Pence suggested he would be open to meeting North Korean politicians on the sidelines of the Olympics, saying President Donald Trump "always believes in talking". It was not immediately clear what other actions are being taken to protect the almost 3,000 athletes set to compete at the Games , though head organizer Lee Hee-beom said that some would be announced soon. (more...)
Gautam Rode - Pankhuri Awasthy Get Married Looking Gorgeous As Ever - Watch Videos Gautam Rode - Pankhuri Awasthy Get Married Looking Gorgeous As Ever - Watch Videos
- February 07, 2018

The couple had kept their relationship under wraps for a long time. From the handsome Haldi ceremony to the glamorous cocktail, it was a attractive and dreamy wedding which took place at the Tijara Fort Palace. While Gautam is seen sporting a cream-coloured and embroidered silk churidar kurta which he teamed up with a pagdi (turban) and beaded sehra , Pankhuri looked surreal in a heavily embroidered pink ghagra choli. (more...)
Puppy microwave horror: Man (23) charged after Sparky killed in Lurgan Puppy microwave horror: Man (23) charged after Sparky killed in Lurgan
- February 07, 2018

The other male has been released on bail while the police are continuing with their line of inquiry. Two men have been arrested following a report of animal cruelty in Lurgan on Monday. The PSNI said at the time: "Now that the dust has settled on the horrendous reports we received last night, we need to hone in on some specifics of the investigation we need your assistance with. (more...)
Gay Marriage Dominates Costa Rica Presidential Election Gay Marriage Dominates Costa Rica Presidential Election
- February 07, 2018

After a third candidate dropped out they will face each other in a run-off on April 1 . The victor will take the helm of the small Central American country, a significant tourist destination that boasts pristine tropical beaches and is big on protecting the environment. (more...)
Don't Call it the Steele Dossier, Call it the Clinton Dossier Don't Call it the Steele Dossier, Call it the Clinton Dossier
- February 07, 2018

Investigative journalist Sara Carter reported on February 5 that "According to several U.S. Officials who spoke to this reporter, Cody Shearer, a former journalist and close ally of Hillary and Bill Clinton , was closely connected to Steele and shared information with the former spy". (more...)
United States won't rule out talks with NKorea United States won't rule out talks with NKorea
- February 07, 2018

US Vice President Mike Pence refused to rule out meeting North Koreans attending the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, offering the faintest hope of a diplomatic breakthrough Tuesday. TV viewers rarely hear athletes from the North speak, but one exception was pair skater Ryom Tae Ok. With the United States and North Korea locked in a high-stakes nuclear standoff and trading fiery insults, Pence said no talks were scheduled, but suggested a meeting may not be rebuffed. (more...)
IOC opens 2 days of meeting on eve of Pyeongchang Olympics IOC opens 2 days of meeting on eve of Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 07, 2018

As a result of that decision, the IOC stripped Fatkulina of her Olympic silver medal, and prohibited her from competing at any future Games. We are not fearful in any way. Some 1,200 security workers for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics are now sequestered in their rooms to be tested for the contagious virus after 41 guards suffering diarrhea and vomiting tested positive. (more...)
Why Rihanna was Arsenal's Why Rihanna was Arsenal's "lucky charm" in 5-1 Everton thrashing
- February 07, 2018

He said: 'Everyone in the training ground, everyone in the team knew he was going to stay. Speculation over his future was rife after Alexis Sanchez's departure to United but his decision to extend his stay breathed new life into a Gunners side which has struggled for form this season. (more...)
Detroit Lions announce CNY native Matt Patricia as next head coach Detroit Lions announce CNY native Matt Patricia as next head coach
- February 07, 2018

McDaniels will be leaving the Patriots for a second time. "It's impressive to watch because you know how hard it is to get there". Key defensive contributors Ziggy Ansah, Tahir Whitehead and Haloti Ngata are set to become unrestricted free agents, with Ansah being a strong franchise tag candidate. (more...)
Fans enjoy Super Bowl magic in Minneapolis Fans enjoy Super Bowl magic in Minneapolis
- February 07, 2018

Bank Stadium. Some demonstrators wore black shirts that said, "You can't play with black lives" and chanting "black lives they matter here". There were about 17 arrests, Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington told KSTP-TV . One thing was true for all fans-they enjoyed taking in the magic of the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. "Activists are using this moment to stand with athletes who have protested throughout the past two football seasons calling attention to the murder of black people ... (more...)
United Kingdom will contemplate pardons for convicted suffragettes United Kingdom will contemplate pardons for convicted suffragettes
- February 07, 2018

May, Britain's second only female premier, said: "Those who fought to establish their right - my right, every woman's right - to vote in elections, to stand for office and to take their full and rightful place in public life did so in the face of fierce opposition". (more...)
At least 15 people injured in school bus crash in Co Limerick At least 15 people injured in school bus crash in Co Limerick
- February 07, 2018

The crash happened at around half past 8 when the bus with around 46 passengers on board collided with a auto on the R513 near the village of Caherconlish. Extra fire tenders are on route from county stations. Bus √Čireann have confirmed that the school service in question was being run by a sub-contractor, and that roughly 46 students were on board at the time of the incident. (more...)
Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
- February 07, 2018

The title of national president is retained by Kim Il-Sung, who remains Eternal President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea - the country's official name - despite dying in 1994. The vice president's aim is to counter North Korea's propaganda efforts by reminding the world that North Korea is not a normal nuclear state, but a murderous regime . (more...)
Arrest made in connection to Spring Valley, Ill. teen's stabbing death Arrest made in connection to Spring Valley, Ill. teen's stabbing death
- February 07, 2018

Spring Valley Police Chief Kevin Sangston said investigators believe Henderson and Bradley had been in contact at least once previous to the day she disappeared, however the exact nature of their relationship and whether they had ever met in person before remains under investigation. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi: PM Modi should answer questions, not always accuse Opposition Rahul Gandhi: PM Modi should answer questions, not always accuse Opposition
- February 07, 2018

Party sources said Rahul would be increasingly be working out of the AICC headquarters and later on he would also have interactions with public. Modi also said that no one should spread rumors about unemployment in the country and the truth is actually entirely different to what people are being led to believe. (more...)
North Korea to send Kim Jong Un's sister to Olympics North Korea to send Kim Jong Un's sister to Olympics
- February 07, 2018

Pence, who is set to lead the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies Friday, made the announcement in Japan Wednesday, following meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Christophe Dubi, the International Olympic Committee's Deputy Olympic Games Executive Director, said hand sanitisers had been placed at Games venues including the athletes' village. (more...)
Supreme Court Quashes Iron Ore Mining Permits in Goa Supreme Court Quashes Iron Ore Mining Permits in Goa
- February 07, 2018

Goa is India's second-biggest iron ore producing state with an annual output of over 50 million tonnes, most of which is exported. "They should have done it when the ban was lifted", he said. Goa Foundation, through lawyer Prashant Bhushan, had told the court that the state's policy on renewing leases did not conform to the apex court's line on optimum utilization of natural resources. (more...)
What the Technicals Say About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (SKT)
- February 07, 2018

It has underperformed by 41.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $2.39B company. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 4,968 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 303 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Mike Pence announces 'toughest' USA sanctions on North Korea Mike Pence announces 'toughest' USA sanctions on North Korea
- February 07, 2018

Pence had stopped short of ruling out the prospect of meeting senior North Korean officials but President Donald Trump has cast doubt on United States negotiations with Pyongyang any time soon. The US vice president said: "The United States of America will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever - and we will continue to isolate North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes once and for all". (more...)
Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails
- February 07, 2018

Melania Trump may have just come up with the most genius move to avoid holding her husband's hand. As they moved closer to the chopper, Trump placed his hand on her shoulder and then back before she got on board before him. On Inauguration Day, before the swearing-in ceremony, the Trumps and the Obamas had the traditional cup of tea during a presidential succession. Melania's PDA shut down wasn't lost on Twitter, and many people are thinking that she wears her "coat as a cape" look to ... (more...)
Pak court to deliver 'blasphemy' murder verdict Pak court to deliver 'blasphemy' murder verdict
- February 07, 2018

The verdict was reserved on January 27 by ATC judge Fazal Subhan. On April 13, 2017, Mashal Khan, 23, a student at the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan was lynched by a mob, allegedly comprising of his fellow students riled up by allegations of blasphemy against the young man. (more...)
Northlanders come out to caucus Northlanders come out to caucus
- February 07, 2018

Carnahan also announced that Trump told her he would visit Minnesota later this year, and that she expects Vice President Mike Pence to make a stop even sooner. "The campaigns that come out of caucus night with the largest amount of votes in the straw poll are probably best positioned going into those delegate conventions", he said. (more...)

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