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Kim Jong Un's sister to make historic visit to South for Olympics Kim Jong Un's sister to make historic visit to South for Olympics
- February 08, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will lunch with Kim Jong Un's sister when he meets the North Korean Olympic delegation on Saturday, the Blue House says. officials later in the week. However, he appeared to take a tougher line in Tokyo, saying that North Korea must not be allowed to "hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games". (more...)
Long-Term Budget Deal Announced By Senate Leaders Averting Government Shutdown Long-Term Budget Deal Announced By Senate Leaders Averting Government Shutdown
- February 08, 2018

The budget caps were set in 2011 as part of a push to reduce the deficit, but lawmakers have never adhered to those spending limits. Trump emphasized a big boost in military spending as a priority, but the bill also includes additional funding for domestic programs requested by the Democrats . (more...)
North Korea holds military parade on eve of Games North Korea holds military parade on eve of Games
- February 08, 2018

Speaking to USA and Japanese troops at the Yokota Air Base outside Tokyo, Pence vowed to continue the "maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea in a bid to force Pyongyang to give up its nuclear missile programme. Pence is taking the father of Otto Warmbier, an American student who died a year ago after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months. Pence began his trip with a visit to Alaska, where he received a briefing on the U.S. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un's sister to attend Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un's sister to attend
- February 08, 2018

United States Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday said that Washington is planning to impose "toughest and most aggressive" sanctions against Pyongyang . Pence is scheduled to address US military personnel at Yokota Air Base Thursday before flying to Pyeongchang for the start of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games on Friday. (more...)
Kim Jong-un sends sister to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony Kim Jong-un sends sister to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony
- February 08, 2018

It is not immediately known how much oil was requested or whether fulfillment of the request would be in breach of a United Nations resolution passed a year ago meant to limit the import of refined petroleum to North Korea . Pence visited the Japanese Defense Ministry in the morning, inspecting a Patriot PAC-3 missile battery, which would be a main line of defense in the event of a North Korean missile strike. (more...)
Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea
- February 08, 2018

President Donald Trump and Pyongyang have swapped nuclear threats. US officials have declined to elaborate on the sanctions Pence mentioned, saying any further information could help countries that might try to get around the measures - an apparent oblique reference to Chinese vessels that have been caught on satellite trading oil with North Korean ships in violation of United Nations sanctions. (more...)
SuperTrend Spotted Above Stock Price for Ishares Plc (IGHY.L) — Signal Focus
- February 08, 2018

When it comes to equity investing, being too confident may be just as detrimental as not being confident enough. Typically bull markets are times when investors may be willing to be a bit more speculative with stock selection. They may also be used to help the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Future Land Holdings (1030.HK), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at ... (more...)
Democrats seek to release their Russian Federation memo Democrats seek to release their Russian Federation memo
- February 08, 2018

The standoff comes after the committee has twice delayed Bannon's return to the committee amid negotiations over whether he could answer questions about topics during the transition period and his time at the White House. That's according to two people familiar with Bannon's interview. And he's calling Trump "a joke". This is the third time the committee has had to delay Bannon's testimony after his initial appearance last month . (more...)
Black Panther Reviews: 10 Critical Reactions You Need To See Black Panther Reviews: 10 Critical Reactions You Need To See
- February 08, 2018

ODEON has a number of cinemas nationwide - Dublin (Blanchardstown, Charlestown, Coolock, Point Square, Stillorgan), Cavan, Limerick, Naas, Newbridge, Portlaoise and Waterford. After the events of Captain America: Civil War , King T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. (more...)
South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister
- February 08, 2018

Vice President Pence, who will lead the USA delegation at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Friday, says he is prepared to announce the "toughest" economic sanctions yet on North Korea . While Olympic officials are happy to see the North Koreans, they must surely wish the Russian doping controversy would simply vanish. The White House said in a statement that the Pences' presence at the Olympics will "reinforce the strong US presence on the Korean ... (more...)
Drowsy driving responsible for nearly 10% of crashes, study shows Drowsy driving responsible for nearly 10% of crashes, study shows
- February 08, 2018

Of 701 crashes the researchers studied, drowsiness was a factor in 8.8% to 9.5%. The new research provides an unprecedented analysis of in-vehicle dashcam video from more than 700 crashes, confirming that the danger of drowsy driving soars above official estimates. (more...)
Church stabbing leaves several wounded, man in custody Church stabbing leaves several wounded, man in custody
- February 08, 2018

Corpus Christi police responded to the 1200 block of Cambridge Drive, near Ray High School, just after 7 p.m., police Lt. J.C. Hooper said. Clement told KZTV several parishioners were inside the home of a pastor singing when a male church member lunged toward the pastor and began stabbing people. (more...)
Florida firefighters rescue boy trapped inside claw machine Florida firefighters rescue boy trapped inside claw machine
- February 08, 2018

Mason was dining with his parents at a restaurant in Titusville when a toy sitting in the machine caught his eye. A young boy became stuck in a machine in an amusement arcade while attempting to win a toy in Titusville, Florida . As his reward, Mason got three stuffed animals. The boy climbed into the game from a small opening to get the toy. "He went in, but obviously he couldn't come back out the same way", Sutton said. (more...)
Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike
- February 08, 2018

The strikes left 10 civilians dead and another 15 injured, including civil-defense personnel, Youssef told Anadolu Agency. Damascus says Israel and its Western and regional allies are aiding Takfiri terrorist groups operating inside the Arab country, while the Tel Aviv regime's military carries out such sporadic strikes against Syrian government forces. (more...)
Price Target Analysis of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD)
- February 08, 2018

Shares of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $9.76. A total of 634,257 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 1.74M shares, while its relative volume stands at 2.19. (more...)
Spice Girls fans are losing it over tour speculation Spice Girls fans are losing it over tour speculation
- February 08, 2018

After much speculation, it looks like the '90s girl group, the Spice Girls , will finally come back together for a special reunion. Our sources say he's organizing the tour because he enjoys the girls and the group. It didn't", she tells the tabloid. "The Time's Up and #MeToo movements have shone a light on how powerful we can be when we work together to bring about change". (more...)
Pope praises joint Korean Olympic teams, Vatican willing to back peace initiatives Pope praises joint Korean Olympic teams, Vatican willing to back peace initiatives
- February 08, 2018

He is heading from there to South Korea , where he'll be attending the opening Olympic ceremonies. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the upcoming Olympics in South Korea. (more...)
Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal
- February 08, 2018

Congress has managed to pass its spending bills on time in only four of the past 40 years, according to congressional researchers. While that bill is expected to pass easily in the Senate , the House will be a tougher sell. Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joined him in outlining a plan calling for spending increases in both military and domestic programs, including veterans' health care and fighting opioid abuse. (more...)
Israel Appoints Ambassador Amir Weissbrod to Jordan, Ending Diplomatic Standoff over Murders Israel Appoints Ambassador Amir Weissbrod to Jordan, Ending Diplomatic Standoff over Murders
- February 08, 2018

On Thursday, Israel named a new ambassador to Jordan, Agence France Presse (AFP) reported. He has also served in the embassy in Jordan from 2001 to 2004 as the First Secretary in charge of Media and Political Affairs, and between 1997 to 1999 he served in Israel's Liaison Bureau in Rabat, Morocco, responsible for both political analysis and developing commercial relations between the two countries. (more...)
Eden Hazard edges Kevin De Bruyne Eden Hazard edges Kevin De Bruyne
- February 08, 2018

Hazard saw off competition from the talismanic midfielder alongside Dries Mertens who plays for Serie A giants Napoli. Hazard pipped De Bruyne to the gong by 11 votes with 326, while Mertens was 56 votes behind, as Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku finished fourth. (more...)
House Dems to target over 100 GOP-held districts in midterms House Dems to target over 100 GOP-held districts in midterms
- February 08, 2018

The Democratic swing is a good sign for Missouri Sen. "What I realized over more than a year is that I have to be one of the people who steps up to make the change actually happen", Friedman said . The GOP retained its super majority in the statehouse, winning three other seats on Tuesday night, but, as University of Chicago political scientist Daniel Nichanian noted , Democrats made net gains of between 19 and 53 points in the other races, as compared to 2016. (more...)
Kim Jong Un's Younger Sister Will Join North Korea's Olympic Delegation Kim Jong Un's Younger Sister Will Join North Korea's Olympic Delegation
- February 08, 2018

If I tell you now, it would be less exciting when you see it". The intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-15, is believed to be capable of reaching the continental United States, but the North is not yet believed to have the capability to mount a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile. (more...)
Rafale agreement details classified, can not be disclosed: Nirmala Sitharaman Rafale agreement details classified, can not be disclosed: Nirmala Sitharaman
- February 08, 2018

Further, providing exact item-wise cost will reveal details about various customizations and weapons systems, impacting military preparedness and national security. The defence ministrry in a statement issued on Wednesday reiterated that it had secured a "better deal" in terms of price, capability, equipment, delivery and maintenance than the one "notionally negotiated" by the previous UPA regime . (more...)
Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on N Korea Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on N Korea
- February 08, 2018

But the diplomatic effort will not extend to the US Vice-President Mike Pence, who arrived in South Korea today. Pyongyang has ruled out a meeting with the United States delegation during the Winter Games. Unlike last year's parade, North Korea did not introduce the world to any new missile systems. The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked publicity drive - sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders, and the sister of leader Kim Jong Un to the South. (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN) Shares Bought by Allegis Investment Advisors LLC
- February 08, 2018

Philip Morris Intl now has $156.92 billion valuation. The company had seen its current volume reaching at 1.88 million shares in the last trade. When average volume is high, the stock has high liquidity and can be therefore easily traded, while conversely, when the trading volume is low, the commodity will be less expensive as traders are not as willing to purchase it. (more...)
Stephen Colbert tells Trump he's too chicken to meet with Mueller Stephen Colbert tells Trump he's too chicken to meet with Mueller
- February 08, 2018

Oliver initially joked that he doesn't doubt that Trump "wants to talk", but he'd have to physically "get through his lawyers first", as he "would perjure himself before he finished his name". "I think he would do a good job, and I think he should do it", the CBS late-night host said, speaking to an audience of one and looking directly into the camera. (more...)
South Africa's deputy president poised to replace Jacob Zuma South Africa's deputy president poised to replace Jacob Zuma
- February 08, 2018

Ramaphosa said in a statement he had "constructive" talks with Zuma. "SACP condemns ethnic mobilisation [and] challenges President Zuma to deny or confirm emerging information that, in pursuit of private interests, he is preparing to fire Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa ", said the party's statement. (more...)
Democrats flip deep-red Missouri state House seat, signal problems for GOP Democrats flip deep-red Missouri state House seat, signal problems for GOP
- February 08, 2018

Senate seat in Alabama, after Republicans threw their support behind far-right bigot and accused child molester Roy Moore. The area is historically Democratic but has. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has chose to leave a number of formerly GOP-held seats vacant rather than schedule special elections his party might lose, national Republicans are pushing the panic button on an upcoming special House election in Pennsylvania, and GOP leadership is letting scandal-plagued Rep. (more...)
NK says no willingness to meet with USA at Olympics NK says no willingness to meet with USA at Olympics
- February 08, 2018

News of the appointment of Kim Yo-jong, believed to be in her early 30s, was the culmination of weeks of speculation surrounding the role. Preparations by North Korea for a parade scheduled the day before the opening of the Games have not included any vehicles, indicating the regime might not display any missiles as a show of force, USA officials said . (more...)
EU to consider UK single market access restriction EU to consider UK single market access restriction
- February 08, 2018

She refused to directly engage with a question on whether she would like vocal Brexiteers such as Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg to be more circumspect, after pro-EU Tory MP Anna Soubry claimed the Government was "in hock to 35 hard ideological Leavers" like the pair. (more...)

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