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Belvidere dogs competing at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Belvidere dogs competing at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
- February 11, 2018

Ahead of the Westminster Dog Show, "Meet the Breeds" lets people meet and play with more than 100 different breeds. Owners said they were excited to get the chance to show off their pups. A record 29 of them signed up to compete this year. But contestants like Zuri the basenji and Valur the Saluki came from breeds seldom seen at agility trials. (more...)
Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day
- February 11, 2018

The Turkish military uses the term " neutralized " in reference to terrorists captured dead or alive, or those who surrender during the operations. A follow-up statement released on the same day said two more Turkish soldiers were killed, and four were wounded in the military operations. (more...)
Led Coalition airstrikes kill 100 Assad-backed forces in Syria Led Coalition airstrikes kill 100 Assad-backed forces in Syria
- February 11, 2018

However, during the mission, the Syrian militiamen were subjected to sudden shelling from mortars and multiple launch rocket systems and then came under fire from helicopters of the USA -led coalition , the statement said . Activists and first responders said that at least 55 people were killed after the airstrikes on Tuesday. White added that all pro-government vehicles and personnel who turned around and headed west were not targeted during the coalition strikes. (more...)
Chances for rain, thunderstorms throughout Sunday afternoon Chances for rain, thunderstorms throughout Sunday afternoon
- February 11, 2018

South: A few scattered clouds will be dotted in otherwise blue skies over the Algarve this weekend, and highs of around 19 are forecast for Sunday . Rainfall amounts will be generally light but heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible closer to the coast and across Southeast Texas. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees with breezy conditions. (more...)
Corea, Kim Jong-un invita il presidente del Sud a Pyongyang Corea, Kim Jong-un invita il presidente del Sud a Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

Una trentenne graziosa, fotogenica, ma è presto per bollarla come un'altra "arma di distrazione di massa". C'è grande attesa nella regione della Corea del Sud che ospita i Giochi per il via ufficiale della rassegna a cinque cerchi: lungo la strada che porta all'impianto olimpico c'è stato un grande fermento per tutta la giornata per gli ultimi ritocchi. (more...)
Kim invites South Korean leader for talks in Pyongyang Kim invites South Korean leader for talks in Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

A Unification Ministry official in Seoul said that Pyongyang is believed to have said during discussions that it will not receive the fuel supply in order not to cause any trouble to South Korea . He said: 'I would like to welcome everyone who has joined us here in at Pyeongchang for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made only a brief appearance at a reception marking the start of the Winter Olympics on Friday, avoiding a potentially awkward encounter with ... (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks
- February 11, 2018

A senior U.S. administration official told reporters that Pence did not discuss North Korea's invitation to Moon when the two leaders watched short track speed skating together. Choe Hwi, chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son-gwon, chairman of the North's Committee of the Peaceful Reunification, were also delegates. (more...)
Kerry associate played middleman for Hillary agents' smut and dossier's Christopher Steele
- February 11, 2018

After referring Steele to the Justice Department last month for criminal prosecution, Grassley was back at it Monday, publicly releasing a heavily redacted version of a memo alleging that Steele materially misled the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with the media. (more...)
Sri Lanka's local polls end with over 70% turnout Sri Lanka's local polls end with over 70% turnout
- February 11, 2018

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP) was being pushed to a humiliating second place. The main constituent party of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi has won the divisions in Northern Province while Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has secured victory in the Muslim majority divisions in the Eastern Province with the SLPP wining the Sinhala majority divisions in Ampara district. (more...)
Ronaldo hat-trick as Madrid warm up for PSG with big win Ronaldo hat-trick as Madrid warm up for PSG with big win
- February 11, 2018

Focus now shifts to Thursday's (AEDT) UEFA Champions League first leg at Santiago Bernabeu, with much of the debate surrounding who will play in central midfield. "I think we're ready for Real ". Neymar was on hand to score his 28th goal of the season in all competitions as his left-footed shot flashed into the back of the net. (more...)
House passes short-term bill to fund government House passes short-term bill to fund government
- February 11, 2018

The day before what would have been another shutdown , Republicans and Democrats struck a 2-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that upon passage will segue into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) promised DACA debate. (more...)
Trump Blocks Release of Democratic Memo, Cites Security Concerns Trump Blocks Release of Democratic Memo, Cites Security Concerns
- February 11, 2018

On Saturday Trump called the Democratic document "a very political and long response memo which they knew, because of sources and methods (and more ), would have to be heavily redacted". Connecticut Rep. James Himes told that "I'm not one bit surprised" by President Trump's decision. "The President immediately-and without scrutiny-approves the release of a memo that he claims "vindicates" him", said Rep. (more...)
Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators tossed from Olympics opening ceremony Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators tossed from Olympics opening ceremony
- February 11, 2018

Moon recalled his past visit to the North's Diamond Mountain resort, where he and his mother met his North Korean aunt during a temporary reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. They shook hands with Moon and cheered for athletes from the two countries who marched under a unified peninsula flag for the first time in a decade. (more...)
NKorea notes 'warm talks' with SKorea's Moon, no mention of summit invitation
- February 11, 2018

Analysts believe the missiles, which were successfully tested previous year in three launches, could potentially reach deep into the US mainland when perfected. South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn a request that the South provide fuel to a North Korean ferry that transported more than a 100 artists for performances marking the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (more...)
Modi driving India looking through rear mirror: Rahul Modi driving India looking through rear mirror: Rahul
- February 11, 2018

On a four-day tour, Gandhi will cover Ballari, Koppal, Raichur, Kalaburagi and Bidar districts in north Karnataka, addressing public rallies, holding roadshows and interacting with farmers and others. He also took a jibe at BJP for projecting BS Yeddyurappa as their CM face, alleging, "the world record in corruption was broken by his party's government in Karnataka". (more...)
Modi becomes first Indian PM in history to visit Palestine Modi becomes first Indian PM in history to visit Palestine
- February 11, 2018

Some agreements are likely to be signed during Modi's three-hour visit. A sixth MoU was signed for the construction of an additional floor at Jawahar Lal Nehru School for Boys at Abu Dees. "India hopes that soon Palestine will become a free country in a peaceful manner", said PM Modi, adding that diplomacy was the way forward to achieving regional stability and peace. (more...)
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 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...)

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