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Thorns still linger with Pyeongchang Olympic Games set to begin Thorns still linger with Pyeongchang Olympic Games set to begin
- February 08, 2018

But the US, facing heightened tensions with Pyongyang, has approached the matter more cautiously and has sought to cast the Olympics as an opportunity to underscore global pressure on North Korea. 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 school for her higher education. (more...)
Man dismembered body at restaurant, took train, burned remains Man dismembered body at restaurant, took train, burned remains
- February 08, 2018

With the suitcase in tow, he peddled from a train station to the parking lot of a Home Depot in Los Angeles, where he set the suitcase ablaze. A homeless man killed his wife in an abandoned California restaurant, dismembered her body and carried it aboard a light-rail train in a suitcase before burning her remains outside a home improvement store, Los Angeles police said Tuesday. (more...)
Duke, North Carolina renew storied rivalry Duke, North Carolina renew storied rivalry
- February 08, 2018

John's in which Gary Trent Jr scored 22 points in 7 of 12 shooting from the field and 3 of 4 from the free throw line. "That would make me feel a heck of a lot better". Krzyzewski said the Tar Heels' depth provides numerous scenarios. Defensively, North Carolina basketball yields 72.8 points per game against the opposing teams. (more...)
France says Syrian govt likely using chlorine gas on rebel-held areas France says Syrian govt likely using chlorine gas on rebel-held areas
- February 08, 2018

But Le Drian walked on eggshells regarding Turkey's offensive against the Kurdish militia in northern Syria , because of the arrest of "a few hundred " French-national jihadists who had been captured by the Kurds. Asked how France would respond, Le Drian pointed to the "partnership against impunity" agreed by two dozen countries in January to ensure that perpetrators of chemical attacks in Syria are held accountable. (more...)
United Nations chief asks Maldives gov't to lift state of emergency United Nations chief asks Maldives gov't to lift state of emergency
- February 08, 2018

Earlier, responding to Maldivian former President Mohamed Nasheed's Tuesday evening request for sending "envoy and troops", India had expressed "concern" saying it was "disturbed" by the " state of emergency " imposed by President Abdulla Yameen . (more...)
United Kingdom analysis shows big economic hit from Brexit United Kingdom analysis shows big economic hit from Brexit
- February 08, 2018

Brussels released papers showing it wants to put in place a method to rapidly curtail the UK's single market benefits if it breaches agreements on a transition deal. Even then, British officials will have to leave the room once the relevant part of discussions has come to an end. The UK will also be bound by obligations stemming from the global agreements concluded by the union and will be obliged to accept constraints on its worldwide diplomatic stance - in effect to act as a team player ... (more...)
Democratic memo launched by US Home Intelligence Committee
- February 08, 2018

The memo says all this represents "a troubling breakdown of legal processes established to protect the American people from abuses". "We are chiseling away at processes and institutions on which we now depend - and on which we will depend in the future", said Hayden, who has worked for both Democratic and Republican administrations. (more...)
MI loses only top-100 commit Otis Reese to Georgia MI loses only top-100 commit Otis Reese to Georgia
- February 08, 2018

It was a double-whammy for MI. Georgia is still in pursuit of the No. 1 overall class, which now belongs to Ohio State after the Buckeyes added a 5-star recruit of their own in top-ranked offensive tackle Nicholas Petit-Frere. In addition to landing Reese and Campbell, the Bulldogs reportedly got assistant coach Scott Fountain back on its staff. Reese (6 feet 4, 206 pounds) plays for Leesburg (Ga.) Lee County. (more...)
Mom says daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows Mom says daycare waxed toddler's eyebrows
- February 08, 2018

At first the 19-year-old mother thought it might have been a scratch, but when she looked closer, her daughter's eyebrows appeared to be thinner than when she was dropped off. Alyssa Salgado and Glenda Maria Cruz both took to Facebook to complain after they discovered that daycare workers at the Boys and Girls Club daycare center waxed their toddlers' eyebrows. (more...)
Richardson officer killed, civilian injured in apartment shooting Richardson officer killed, civilian injured in apartment shooting
- February 08, 2018

The station says the shooting happened about 7:30 p.m.in the officer's response to a disturbance call at the apartment complex. At this time, police are reporting a suspect has been barricaded inside an apartment building, and that they have fired multiple rounds at officers when attempting negotiations. (more...)
Kruse says he won't step down over groping allegations Kruse says he won't step down over groping allegations
- February 08, 2018

She said that Kruse's colleagues described him as a positive contributor to the business of the senate. On another occasion, Gelser told Rubanoff that Kruse "wrapped his left arm around her shoulder with his fingers extending down toward her breast, and placed his right hand on her thigh with his fingers under the hem of her skirt". (more...)
North Korea not interested in meeting US VP Pence North Korea not interested in meeting US VP Pence
- February 08, 2018

Pence and his wife Karen toured Hama-rikyu Gardens in Tokyo and met with Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. The vice president's trip will be highlighted by his stop at the Pyeongchang Games. He touted the coming deployment of an additional 20 ground-based interceptors that would respond to launch. South Korea's spy agency has begun investigating the possibility that North Korean hackers orchestrated the theft of about $500 million worth of digital coins from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange ... (more...)
There's another conservative memo going after the Trump dossier author
- February 08, 2018

That includes the initial FISA application for Page and the three renewals as well as other materials used to support them. These men and women are professional and nonpartisan in carrying out their sworn duty to serve and protect. The Washington Post also reported that Mr Steele compared possessing the information he found about Mr Trump to "sitting on a nuclear weapon". Former senior Obama State Department official Victoria Nuland admitted on Sunday that Steele had established with the ... (more...)
Scorching air balloon crashes in Dixons Creek close to Melbourne Scorching air balloon crashes in Dixons Creek close to Melbourne
- February 08, 2018

The flight was conducted by Go Wild Ballooning, which offers balloon rides around the Yarra Valley, Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay. 9NEWS reports that 15 people were on board and at least seven have neck and back injuries. Seven people have since been taken to hospital in a stable condition. Two women in their 50s have been taken Marnoondah Hospital, while a woman in her 60s has been taken to Box Hill Hospital with suspected ankle fractures. (more...)
Kohli magic leads India to big win over South Africa Kohli magic leads India to big win over South Africa
- February 08, 2018

South Africa have looked off colour in the ODI series and a large portion of that has been their own undoing. These spinners will be a massive X factor for team India in the next World Cip, skipper Kohli added. The tourists comprehensively won the first two games of the six-match series when batting second. If there is one thing we have learnt about India under Kohli, is that they are always hungry for more blood and I don't expect this tour to be any different. (more...)
Syria 'responds to new Israeli aggression' after alleged strike near Damascus Syria 'responds to new Israeli aggression' after alleged strike near Damascus
- February 08, 2018

A local official, Khalil Aybour, put the toll at 53. Syrian and Russian airstrikes and shelling killed 80 civilians , including 19 children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which said it was the deadliest day in Syria in almost two months. (more...)
Almost 11.8M enroll for Obamacare in 2018 — AP count Almost 11.8M enroll for Obamacare in 2018 — AP count
- February 08, 2018

Just over 8.7 million people signed up on the federal exchange, while a little over 3 million picked plans in the 11 states and District of Columbia, which run their own marketplaces. Earlier this year Covered California released a study that found the enrollment drop in 2018 nationally could have been even greater if not for a dramatic increase in the news coverage of the enrollment periods and deadlines. (more...)
Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) Lowered to "Neutral" at CIBC
- February 08, 2018

It increased, as 13 investors sold PVG shares while 21 reduced holdings. The stock's market cap is $2.18 billion. After a recent technical review, shares of Pretium Resources Inc (PVG.TO) have a 200-day moving average of 12.44. portfolio. Smithfield Tru Comm has 2,310 shares. Ftb Advsrs invested in 1,000 shares. Arrow invested 1% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (more...)
Disturbed, says India as Chief Justice of Maldives too held Disturbed, says India as Chief Justice of Maldives too held
- February 08, 2018

Many resorts and guesthouses were reportedly fully booked with Chinese guests for the next two weeks. The gross domestic product per capita is more than $10,000, almost on par with Turkey . They were arrested early Tuesday after security forces stormed into the Supreme Court building. China quickly expanded its economic profile in the Maldives by building mega infrastructure projects, including the development of Hulhule island and a bridge connecting it to Male as well as the ... (more...)
Russians accessed United States voter registration records before 2016 election Russians accessed United States voter registration records before 2016 election
- February 08, 2018

Jeanette Manfra, the Homeland Security official tasked with securing the system from hackers, told NBC News that a total of 21 states were targeted and "an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully penetrated". The revelations have sparked widespread fears that Russian Federation or another foreign actor could seek to interfere in future elections using cyberattacks and other tactics. (more...)
UMass reviewing post-Super Bowl disturbance on campus, police to file charges UMass reviewing post-Super Bowl disturbance on campus, police to file charges
- February 08, 2018

This footage shows police issuing dispersal orders to the crowd, as well as officers in riot gear. People began to gather on the Southwest plaza of the school's Southwest Residential Area shortly after the game ended - and the Philadelphia Eagles officially beat the Pats 41-33 - around 10:15, university officials said . (more...)
Tennessee sheriff boasts about fatal shooting he ordered: 'I love this s---' Tennessee sheriff boasts about fatal shooting he ordered: 'I love this s---'
- February 08, 2018

Smithville police officers, as well as deputies from DeKalb County and White County, initially attempted to stop Mr Dial's ute and attached trailer by ramming into it with their cars. Local police say they stopped Mr Dial in a vehicle park earlier that day while investigating a reported shoplifting incident, according to county officials. (more...)
Eric Holder Is Considering A Presidential Run In 2020 Eric Holder Is Considering A Presidential Run In 2020
- February 08, 2018

Responding to a question about whether he will enter the race, Holder stated, "We'll see". "But I think I'll make a decision at the end of this issue as to whether or not there is another chapter in my government service", Holder said . Despite his coy response to the question of a presidential run, it's hard to see how Holder might translate his legal career into a traditional resume for a presidential candidate. (more...)
PEMRA directs local media to refrain from promoting Valentine's Day PEMRA directs local media to refrain from promoting Valentine's Day
- February 08, 2018

Petitioner Abdul Waheed said at the time that he had asked the court to rule against promoting Valentine's Day because he believed print and electronic media present the day as if it was part of local culture. In the name of love, "immorality, nudity and indecency is being promoted, which is against our rich traditions and values", his petition had claimed. (more...)
USA conduct airstrikes near Tajikistan and China border with Afghanistan USA conduct airstrikes near Tajikistan and China border with Afghanistan
- February 08, 2018

A B-52 Stratofortress dropped 24 precision guided munitions on Taliban targets with the goal of destroying "insurgent revenue sources, training facilities, and support networks", CNN reports . The B-52 is capable of carrying 70,000 pounds of munitions, which range in weight from around 500 pounds for a conventional bomb to roughly 2,000 pounds for a precision-guided weapon. (more...)
Shoe designer Louboutin suffers setback in Europe Shoe designer Louboutin suffers setback in Europe
- February 08, 2018

In 2013, Louboutin filed a trademark infringement claim against Dr. Adams Footwear in Belgium. Louboutin went to the European Court of Justice in The Netherlands to prevent Dutch company VanHaren from copying the color of his footwear. (more...)
N. Korea and the US Exchange Warnings During Disarmament Talks N. Korea and the US Exchange Warnings During Disarmament Talks
- February 08, 2018

Currently, North Korea is only a few months away from obtaining the capability to hit USA with a nuclear weapon and must be controlled, a US envoy said on Tuesday, dismissing Pyonyang's diplomatic thaw with South Korea as a "charm offensive" that fooled no one. (more...)
US Airstrike Repels Attack by Syrian Regime-Backed Troops US Airstrike Repels Attack by Syrian Regime-Backed Troops
- February 08, 2018

Using an alternative acronym for IS, the coalition said it then "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression against partners engaged in the Global Coalition's defeat-Daesh mission". The coalition did not disclose whether U.S. troops had been present or involved in the retaliatory strike or offer any details on which forces attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces' headquarters. (more...)
World's Sexiest Golfer Paige Spiranac Succeeds Despite Her Breasts Getting Death Threats World's Sexiest Golfer Paige Spiranac Succeeds Despite Her Breasts Getting Death Threats
- February 08, 2018

And don't let ANYONE tell you that you're not ideal just the way you are. "So I would look at them all the time and just aspire to be them". Spiranac is an ambassador for Cybersmile, where she helps to educate young kids on the dangers of cyber bullying and how destructive it can be. (more...)
Turkey pushes for dialogue with European Union on visa-free travel Turkey pushes for dialogue with European Union on visa-free travel
- February 08, 2018

But the European Commission , which verifies compliance, was not so upbeat. Turkey on Wednesday submitted to European Union authorities a draft document for Turkish citizens to travel to Schengen countries visa-free, according to diplomatic sources, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. (more...)

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