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How to watch the PyeongChang Games Opening Ceremony How to watch the PyeongChang Games Opening Ceremony
- February 10, 2018

Moon, however, has looked at the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with North Korea, which sent leader Kim Jong Un's sister to attend the opening ceremony . NBC Olympics is the US broadcast rights holder to all Summer and Winter Games through the year 2032. After banning the entire team over the doping conspiracy, the International Olympic Committee opened a loophole to allow more than 160 "clean" athletes back in - and now more Russians are trying to force ... (more...)
Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics
- February 10, 2018

As a sign of her status, the elder Kim Yong Nam offered her the seat of honor at the airport meeting, but she politely declined. As has happened so many times under the current administration, what they say and what they do are two very different things. (more...)
MPs from Andhra Pradesh lead protest in both Houses over state MPs from Andhra Pradesh lead protest in both Houses over state
- February 10, 2018

But as per the state government, the problem is far from over. In a statement submitted to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Yanamala Ramakrishnudu stated that a sum of Rs 3,217.63 crore is yet to be released by the Centre for the Polavaram project. (more...)
Fortis Healthcare arm gave Rs 473 crore loan to promoter group firms Fortis Healthcare arm gave Rs 473 crore loan to promoter group firms
- February 10, 2018

The drugmaker had to pay Rs. 3,500 crore as penalty. "Subsequently, the same loans have been recognised as related party transactions in compliance with necessary regulatory requirements", it said. The total deal value was Dollars 4.6 billion. A Singaporean tribunal had adjudged in favour of Daiichi saying that the Singh brothers made false claims in a self-assessment report and fraudulently misrepresented and concealed the genesis, nature and severity of the USA regulatory ... (more...)
Immigration Activist Ragbir's Deportation Postponed For Day In Court Immigration Activist Ragbir's Deportation Postponed For Day In Court
- February 10, 2018

A well-known immigrant rights activist who was on the cusp of being deported this week has filed a lawsuit that allows him to stay in the USA, for now. "We're certainly grateful for all the support we get and glad that the mayor is willing to support us", she said. Albence added that the agency would no longer exempt classes of "removable aliens" from deportation and noted that, of the 143,470 arrests the agency logged in its 2017 fiscal year, 73 percent had criminal convictions and 15 ... (more...)
Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims
- February 10, 2018

ABC News has not spoken with Sorensen nor with his ex-wife, Jessica Corbett , who, according to the Washington Post , said she reported his behavior to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during their background check of the speechwriter. (more...)
No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang
- February 10, 2018

An official travelling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Pyeongchang told reporters the Japanese government believed sanctions were "starting to bite", citing recent instances of ship-to-ship transfers at sea. The Pyeongchang hosts cued up Arirang , a poignant, centuries-old Korean folk song that is considered an unofficial national anthem. South Korea's president held landmark talks with the North's ceremonial head of state and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un ... (more...)
Puerto Rico Articles, Photos, and Videos Puerto Rico Articles, Photos, and Videos
- February 10, 2018

The latest extension would fund the government past Thursday's deadline until March 23 - avoiding another shutdown - while giving lawmakers in both chambers time to approve the long-term budget deal with the disaster aid. "This funding will provide critical support for the Commonwealth's schools that have experienced the recent arrival of students who were displaced after the devastating hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico and the U.S. (more...)
Snow! Airlines cancel 1000+ flights as storm hits Midwest Snow! Airlines cancel 1000+ flights as storm hits Midwest
- February 10, 2018

Airfield and maintenance crews began to remove snow overnight and airport officials say they'll continue working non-stop clearing the runways throughout the evening. Chicago's two biggest airports, O'Hare and Midway, had hundreds of flight cancellations on Friday - some of which were canceled on Thursday before the storm arrived - because of Mateo, FlightAware reported. (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire in JK's Poonch Pakistan violates ceasefire in JK's Poonch
- February 10, 2018

The locals are tensed and they fear for their lives due to constant ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Four soldiers, including a captain, on the same day, were killed in the Pakistani firing in Tarkundi and Sunderbani areas of Rajouri district. (more...)
Trump says he has signed budget bill
- February 10, 2018

The budget bill "also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!" Paul staged a protest due to complain about the federal budget deficit, blocking a procedural Senate vote that would have allowed a vote as early as 7 p.m. "It appears "General" @RandPaul is at it again". Congresswoman Elise Stefanik supports the deal, saying that it "gives our men and women in uniform the resources they need to keep us safe". (more...)
A corner of Afghanistan untouched by Taliban A corner of Afghanistan untouched by Taliban
- February 10, 2018

A Taliban spokesman denied that airstrikes had forced fighters to flee, saying instead that they were still operating in district centers and across the countryside. Bunch, a brigadier general of the RSM, told reporters in Kabul that the mission forces had inflicted heavy casualties on militants in Helmand and Badakhshan provinces during air strikes over the last 10 days. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's autopsy report released Las Vegas shooter's autopsy report released
- February 10, 2018

According to the report of Las Vegas Review Journal newspaper Friday, Mandalay Bay will renumber floors 31 through 34 as floors 56 through 59, while room 32135 where Paddock stayed would never be opened to guests. Paddock fatally shot himself before officers stormed his hotel suite. Paddock told his friends and relatives that he always felt ill, in pain and tired, the report said. (more...)
Pakistan seeks United States funds for fence on Afghan border Pakistan seeks United States funds for fence on Afghan border
- February 10, 2018

Hizb Ullah Astam Khan (Hizb Ullah) and Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan (Dilawar) were both designated for supporting and facilitating terrorist activities of Fazeel-A-Tul Shaykh Abu Mohammed Ameen Al-Peshwari (aka Shaykh Aminullah). Asif urged the United States to help Islamabad sent the Afghan refugees back to their native land. He said Pakistan looked forward to mutually beneficial partnership with all countries and its foreign policy reflected the aspirations of its people and served its ... (more...)
Conviction joins the ranks of Xbox One backwards compatibility — Splinter Cell Conviction joins the ranks of Xbox One backwards compatibility — Splinter Cell
- February 10, 2018

Anybody who downloaded the game in the Xbox 360 era will find the new release in the "My Games and Apps" section of the dashboard. Fans can grab the Xbox 360 release for just £4.49 from the Xbox store. Splinter Cell Conviction is the first in the Splinter Cell series to become backward compatible. However, according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, there are complications with licenses. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi to launch pre-election rally in Karnataka Rahul Gandhi to launch pre-election rally in Karnataka
- February 10, 2018

Mr. Gandhi is visiting the State for the first time since he become the party president in December past year. Old-timers still remember how Sushma had made Sonia's foreign origin an election issue in 1999. Yeddyurappa in another tweet in Kannada said that Congress has faced setback and BJP has won wherever Rahul Gandhi has campaigned in the past. During the "Jana Aashirwada Yatre", Rahul will hold a public meeting at Municipal Ground in Hosapete at 1 PM. (more...)
Senate Leaders Reach Budget Deal After Months of Government Shutdown Threats Senate Leaders Reach Budget Deal After Months of Government Shutdown Threats
- February 10, 2018

With a Thursday night deadline looming, Congress is working to avoid another partial government shutdown . The two-year budget deal would lift caps on defense and non-defense spending by $300 billion over two years. The White House is also demanding funding for a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, a reduction in legal immigration to the United States, and prioritizing newcomers with advanced work skills. (more...)
Eisenhauer guilty: Messages with second youth discussed murder Eisenhauer guilty: Messages with second youth discussed murder
- February 10, 2018

Under Virginia law, a defendant can plead no contest without admitting to the crime if the defendant agrees that the prosecutor has enough evidence that the court return a guilty verdict. "I was blessed to be Nicole's mother, to be her friend for 13 years ..." Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt also thanked investigators and said, "The justice system is incapable of healing the loss; we all suffer with the loss of this little girl". (more...)
Gerald Stanley found not guilty in 2016 death of Colten Boushie Gerald Stanley found not guilty in 2016 death of Colten Boushie
- February 10, 2018

The trial heard that Boushie, from the Red Pheasant First Nation, was shot in the head while he was sitting in an SUV that had been driven onto Stanley's farm near Biggar, Sask. The verdict in the case was announced shortly after 7:30 pm Friday night. Arlen Dumas, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, said the decision can not stand. (more...)
Israel Downs Iranian Drone Strikes Targets in Syria In Retaliation Israel Downs Iranian Drone Strikes Targets in Syria In Retaliation
- February 10, 2018

An Israeli F-16 went down on Saturday in Israeli territory, but the jet's pilots ejected safely, according to the IDF. Syrian anti-aircraft fire triggered rocket sirens in northern Israel, first in the northern Israeli town of Beit She'an and later in the surrounding areas and Golan Heights. (more...)
Trump to nominate White House aide for drug czar - White House
- February 10, 2018

Top officials remained staunch in their support of Porter on Wednesday. "It's obviously a tough time for him". So the White House had no choice but to defend him. Trump also has been quizzing those around him about their opinion of Mulvaney in recent weeks, aides and associates tell CNN. The two sources with knowledge of the decision insisted that Carroll's departure was in the works before Porter's resignation earlier this week. (more...)
Trump says he was 'surprised' by abuse allegations against Rob Porter
- February 10, 2018

Trump, in July 2016, on the late Roger Ailes. That version of events contradicts both the public record and accounts from numerous other White House officials in recent days as the Porter drama unfolded. Kelly also said Trump had since "evolved" on the issue. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was leading those operations until he was booted just after the election and replaced at the top of the president's transition team by the vice president. (more...)
Second White House official resigns amid domestic violence accusations
- February 10, 2018

However, Sorensen alleges it was his ex-wife, Jessica Corbett, who was abusive towards him. "A lot of attacks on my character and my intelligence". "It was very sad when we heard about it", Trump said. He did not elaborate. On Thursday, deputy press secretary Raj Shah issued a rare admission that the White House could have handled the Porter fiasco better. (more...)
Treasury bond yield spike spooks stock market bulls Treasury bond yield spike spooks stock market bulls
- February 10, 2018

Asia's biggest market - Japan's Nikkei 225 index - lost 2.3 per cent. On the Nasdaq , 1,579 issues fell and 1,259 advanced. The latest round of selling knocked the Dow and S&P 500 back into the red for the year. Furthermore, the 10-year Treasury Yield was up by a total of 2.845% just before the market closes. "The trigger has been the really fast rise in bond yields", said Evan Brown, director of asset allocation at UBS Asset Management. (more...)
Atrium health merger with Navicent health system Atrium health merger with Navicent health system
- February 10, 2018

With almost 12 million patient encounters each year, or one every three seconds, Atrium Health is positioned better than ever to reach the communities and rural areas that often lack access to services. The change reflects the system's evolution as it establishes the next generation of health care and looks to advance beyond traditional borders and care settings. (more...)
The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018 The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018
- February 10, 2018

According to the Politico media outlet, 71 senators backed the bill, while 28 opposed it during the vote at about 2 a.m. local time on Friday (07:00 GMT). The deal had been expected to sail through the Senate , and the House had planned to vote on it later Thursday, until Paul took his stand. " If you're against president (Barack) Obama's deficits, but you're for the Republican deficits, isn't that the very definition of hypocrisy?" he boomed, adding that he wants his fellow ... (more...)
MassMutual to close Charlotte operations, move hundreds of jobs MassMutual to close Charlotte operations, move hundreds of jobs
- February 10, 2018

The action is part of a MassMutual announcement this week of plans to expand the firm's footprint in its home state, where it expects to increase its workforce by approximately 70 percent by the end of 2021. New York-based MetLife spun off that retail business past year as Brighthouse Financial, which is headquartered in Charlotte. The company is expanding their MA headquarters with a $300 million investment and creating 2,000 new jobs. (more...)
Australian Politicians May Be Banned From Having Sex With Their Staff Australian Politicians May Be Banned From Having Sex With Their Staff
- February 10, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull has offered words of support for the ex-wife and children of Barnaby Joyce, after it was revealed he is expecting a child with a former staffer. On Wednesday Kyle Sandilands reignited his feud with Mr Joyce, calling the Deputy Prime Minister an "old beetroot". 'I am deeply saddened by the news that my husband has been having an affair and is now having a child with a former staff member. (more...)
OraSure Technologies (OSUR) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
- February 10, 2018

The stock price dropped with downswing change of -16.60% when it was compared to 20-day moving average. It has outperformed by 99.37% the S&P500. The stock's quarterly performance represents optimistic momentum of 26.93 percent. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS). ( NASDAQ :OSUR). Globeflex Capital L P reported 0.44% stake. (more...)
Media Won't Admit Senate Budget Deal Signifies Potential Win for Trump Media Won't Admit Senate Budget Deal Signifies Potential Win for Trump
- February 10, 2018

The bill is opposed by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi because Republican House leaders will not guarantee her that they will allow a debate later on about taking steps to protect about 700,000 "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation. fiscal crises that have gridlocked this body, it will also deliver a large investment in our military and robust funding of middle-class programs", the Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schumer told colleagues. (more...)

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