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Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo
- February 11, 2018

McGahn II, the president's lawyer, said in a letter to the committee Friday night that the Democratic memo could not be released because it "contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages". McGahn referred the committee to a separate document - not released publicly - in which Wray and Rosenstein were said to provide details to the committee about those concerns. (more...)
Deputies: Man rapes teen as she dies from overdose Deputies: Man rapes teen as she dies from overdose
- February 11, 2018

Noceda's body was found in a plastic crate at the suspect's home and he was later charged with second-degree rape, controlled substance homicide and first-degree manslaughter in Noceda's death. While there, the suspect allegedly bragged to co-workers that a girl had died while having sex with him, and claimed he didn't call for help because he was "too exhausted". (more...)
Donald Trump says he is 'completely vindicated' by declassified memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation Donald Trump says he is 'completely vindicated' by declassified memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation
- February 11, 2018

The memo confirms that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department on October 21, 2016 obtained a FISA order to surveil Carter Page , an American citizen who was a relatively minor volunteer adviser to the Trump presidential campaign. (more...)
Trump blocks Democrat memo as 'political' Trump blocks Democrat memo as 'political'
- February 11, 2018

That note was declassified and released by the President. Trump also seized on revelations in the Nunes memo that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved a warrant application for surveillance on Page, raising the specter that the president could fire him, triggering a potential crisis in who would oversee Mueller's investigation. (more...)
Ever unified Korean team thrashed 8-0 on Olympic debut Ever unified Korean team thrashed 8-0 on Olympic debut
- February 11, 2018

Moon and President Donald Trump have previously said they'd be willing to meet with the North Korean leader under the right conditions. Anti-North Korean activists burn Kim Jong-un's portrait while the North Korean ferry, Man Gyong Bong arrives at Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea on February 6, 2018 in Donghae, South Korea. (more...)
Turkish military helicopter shot down by Kurdish fighters in Syria's Afrin Turkish military helicopter shot down by Kurdish fighters in Syria's Afrin
- February 11, 2018

Talking to reporters in western Mugla province, Yildirim said: "Unfortunately, one of our two ATAK helicopters on a mission in Afrin region has crashed ". Military says only terror targets are being destroyed during operation. The YPG, which has ties with Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), was the US-led coalition's main ground partner in the fight against ISIS in Syria. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Korean athletes under unified flag at opening march Winter Olympics: Korean athletes under unified flag at opening march
- February 11, 2018

Every Olympics has its share of geopolitical back stories. The Winter Olympics that opened here Friday are taking on an unusually political tone as North Korea tries to drive a wedge between South Korea and the USA through an aggressive charm offensive. (more...)
His West Wing rattled, Trump casts doubt on aide's exit
- February 11, 2018

Jessica Corbett is the wife of David Sorensen , who on Friday resigned as a White House speechwriter amid allegations that he physically and emotionally abused her. CNN previously reported that a source familiar with the matter said Porter's ex-girlfriend called White House counsel Donald McGahn in recent weeks to inform him of abuse allegations, and added that whatever McGahn did with the information clearly wasn't enough. (more...)
PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget
- February 11, 2018

What is Modi's "Tiffin pe Charcha" idea? The BJP was routed in the two Lok Sabha bypolls of Ajmer and Alwar in Rajasthan recently, and its fortunes looked up in the Gujarat assembly polls after a blitzkrieg of a Modi campaign. He gave a long speech but wasn't interested in answering fundamental questions", Rahul Gandhi said. The Congress MPs had shouted slogans throughout the PM's speech in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. (more...)
Theresa May orders probe of alleged orgies at charity Theresa May orders probe of alleged orgies at charity
- February 11, 2018

Oxfam's country director in Haiti, Roland van Hauwermeiren, 68, admitted using prostitutes at the villa rented for him by the charity and was allowed a "phased and dignified exit" because a high profile sacking would have "potentially serious implications" for the charity, the report said. (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul
- February 11, 2018

The offer could put Moon in a delicate diplomatic quandary, but he avoided a direct response, said his spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom, and called instead for efforts to "create the right conditions" for a visit. Moon, a dove who wants to resolve the nuclear standoff diplomatically and peacefully, quickly responded to Kim's outreach by offering talks. Asked about Seoul , Kim said: "It doesn't feel unfamiliar", Yonhap reported. (more...)
Luis Bracamontes Found Guilty Of Murdering Two Sheriff's Deputies Luis Bracamontes Found Guilty Of Murdering Two Sheriff's Deputies
- February 11, 2018

A Sacramento jury has found Luis Bracamontes guilty of 15 counts related to the killing of two Sacramento-area sheriff's deputies three-and-a-half years ago. Jones says the slayings revealed immigration policy deficiencies, but says Bracamontes "is evil" regardless of his nationality or status. The undocumented immigrant is accused of murdering Oliver and Davis during a crime spree that also included carjacking and other shooting victims in October of 2014. (more...)
North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president
- February 11, 2018

Moon has looked at the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with North Korea - a move the vice-president cautioned against. A pair of impersonators played the roles of the rivals, surprising visitors to South Korea and becoming internet celebrities by the time they appeared at the opening ceremony. (more...)
Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House
- February 11, 2018

North Korean athletes and their cheerleading squad attending the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics participated in a welcome ceremony on Thursday at the Gangneung Olympic Village in South Korea . The rhetoric by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence who had attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics were in fact disruptive. "South Korea has some hard homework to solve regarding some countries", Moon told the gathering of some 200 VIPs at the reception before Pence arrived. (more...)
Apple News Launches Coverage of 2018 Winter Olympics Apple News Launches Coverage of 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

NBC's coverage of the first night of Olympic competition from PyeongChang, South Korea, generated Total Audience Delivery of 17.2 million, down 14% from the 20 million who watched the games four years ago in Sochi, Russia. NBC Olympics is the USA broadcast rights holder to all Summer and Winter Games through the year 2032. If you live in Canada, you can stream the Winter Olympics 2018 live for free on the CBC website . (more...)
Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane
- February 11, 2018

Russian Federation has waged a punishing aerial campaign against Syria's armed opposition since intervening in the civil war on the side of its ally, President Bashar Assad , in 2015. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said that five soldiers and one civilian employee were also slightly injured in the attack, as terror groups targeted Turkish forces at the site of a planned sixth observation point in the city. (more...)
Grassley-Graham Memo Confirms Claims of GOP FISA Memo Grassley-Graham Memo Confirms Claims of GOP FISA Memo
- February 11, 2018

Trump and his aides are in the process of discussing whether the Democratic rebuttal needs to be redacted over national security concerns, the source added. "Although the President is inclined to declassify the February 5th [Democratic] Memorandum, because the Memorandum contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages, he is unable to do so at this time ", White House counsel Donald McGahn wrote in a letter to Rep. (more...)
President Trump Blocks Release of Dems FISA Memo President Trump Blocks Release of Dems FISA Memo
- February 11, 2018

Adam Schiff , D-Calif., responded to those charges in the Democrats' countermemo. The Intelligence Committee had voted unanimously on Monday to release the document drafted by the panel's Democrats, contingent on the Republican president agreeing. (more...)
India v South Africa, fourth ODI
- February 11, 2018

Overall, he became the ninth player to reach this milestone. After opting to bat, Dhawan scored his 13th ODI hundred to help India post 289/7. Already 3-0 up in the the six-match ODI series, India were forced to make one change to their playing XI with Shreyas Iyer replacing an injured Kedar Jadhav. (more...)
'Thanks Victor' - Korean short-track hero hails banned An 'Thanks Victor' - Korean short-track hero hails banned An
- February 11, 2018

South Korea's Lim Hyojun (front) competes during the men's 1500m final of short track speed skating event on the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena, South Korea, Feb. "When I heard the news, [of Ahn's exclusion] it was really terrible, it would be an honour to race against him". "I thank Victor for this win", said the 25-year-old. (more...)
Pence upstaged by North and South Korea's efforts to warm ties Pence upstaged by North and South Korea's efforts to warm ties
- February 11, 2018

Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, verbally delivered the invite to Moon on Saturday. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife were seated beside the Moons and next to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife. Since diplomatic efforts are "almost zero", sources said this may signal a "calm before the storm", with North Korea quietly preparing its next moves for after the Olympics. (more...)
Congress Passes Budget Deal To End Government Shutdown Congress Passes Budget Deal To End Government Shutdown
- February 11, 2018

The overnight session was forced by Sen. Thursday night, Kentucky senator and former presidential candidate Rand Paul took to the floor to object to the motion to vote on the bipartisan Senate budget deal instead of allowing more time for discussion. (more...)
Sorensen becomes second Trump aide to quit over abuse claims
- February 11, 2018

White House officials said they learned of the allegations on Thursday night and Sorensen resigned Friday. White House speechwriter David Sorensen has resigned, following accusations of physical and emotional abuse leveled against him by his former wife, Jessica Corbett . (more...)
Ex-White Home staffer David Sorensen denies abuse claims
- February 11, 2018

But he was supportive of his former staff secretary. 'He did a very good job when he was in the White House and we hope he has a wonderful career'. "He'll say, 'Hope, remember when we did this? Strangers complimented him to me every time we went out", Willoughby wrote . (more...)
DPRK media highlights Kim Yo Jong's attendance at Olympics opening ceremony DPRK media highlights Kim Yo Jong's attendance at Olympics opening ceremony
- February 11, 2018

South Korea's Moon Jae-in and Kim Yo-jong both attended the hockey game against Switzerland. Pictured: The Olympic rings are seen at the Alpesia Cross Country Centre during previews ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 4, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (more...)
Stricker, 50, continues to turn back clock at Pebble Beach Stricker, 50, continues to turn back clock at Pebble Beach
- February 11, 2018

They were two shots ahead to par on Julian Suri (67 at Monterey Peninsula) and Troy Merritt (67 at Spyglass Hill). While Gretzky added another birdie on the par-5 seventh and a clutch par on 16 for birdie, Johnson was overpowering the seaside and tree-lined course with six birdies en route to a 5-under-par 67. (more...)
Freezing Rain Expected to Hit Mississauga Freezing Rain Expected to Hit Mississauga
- February 11, 2018

Another round of snow will develop overnight. Conditions should improve by Sunday evening. Perth County's Emergency Services and our local OPP are warning drivers to be prepared for hazardous road conditions as plows will be out in full force on Sunday. (more...)
Moon shakes hands with N. Korean delegate Moon shakes hands with N. Korean delegate
- February 11, 2018

Moon's spokesman said the meeting at the Blue House was held in a "friendly" mood. "We wanted to show the alliance seated together", the official said. The two never even made eye contact. Moon did not appear until the fifth paragraph: "Attending it were President Moon Jae In and personages of political and social circles of south Korea". (more...)
Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating N. Korea Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating N. Korea
- February 11, 2018

The unified Korean team also marched together in a lovely display under a unification flag but the show stealer was Pita Taufatofua-who competed in taekwondo in Rio's Summer Games and is in Pyeongchang to compete in cross-country skiing-for reprising his bare-chested appearance as flag bearer for Tonga. (more...)
Israeli warplane shot down over war-torn Syria by Assad regime Israeli warplane shot down over war-torn Syria by Assad regime
- February 11, 2018

According to the statement , 12 targets were attacked inside Syria , including three Syrians air defense batteries and four Iranian targets that were part of Iran's buildup in Syria. The military said significant damage was caused. The incidents marked the most serious confrontation yet between Israel and Iran since the civil war in Syria began in 2011. (more...)

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