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by | February 11, 2018 | 05:16

A White House official speaking on the condition of anonymity said Mr Sorensen's position at the White House did not require a security clearance, and that his routine background check had been ongoing. In November, one of Mr Porter's ex-girlfriends called Mr McGahn to describe allegations of domestic abuse against him. Chief of Staff John Kelly , whose relationship with Trump has been strained in recent weeks, is taking the lion's share of the blame , as I reported yesterday .

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:48

It's unclear the exact reason for the meeting, but it's still a significant moment for the two countries. Kim Jong Un wanted to meet Moon "in the near future" and would like for him to visit North Korea "at his earliest convenience", his sister told Moon, who had said "let's create the environment for that to be able to happen", Blue House spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told a news briefing.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:36

Mitchell is still relatively new to the tour, so this was certainly the first time he played with someone wearing a camouflage shirt with the sleeves cut out. "Just a lot going on there, so I was glad to get out of there with a five", Hossler said. If you're in the Monterey area this weekend, you should schedule a showing at the very least.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:22

During Saturday's bilateral talks over lunch, neither Seoul nor Pyongyang made mention of the North Korean nuclear issue, according to South Korea's presidential office source. The United States government is represented at the opening ceremony by the hawkish Vice-President Mike Pence, accompanied by Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier who died aged 22 after being detained in North Korea for a petty offence past year.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:16

The young North Korean leader and his sister were favourites of their father, who ruled North Korea from 1994-2011. The performance is the first by North Koreans in the South since 2000, when another orchestra crossed the border for a joint concert to mark Korea's Liberation Day on August 15.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:13

Syrian civlians flee from reported regime air strikes in the rebel-held town of Jisreen, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 8, 2018. Israel launched air raids in Syria yesterday after one of its fighter jets crashed (above) while under Syrian anti-aircraft fire . The drone had been sighted taking off from a base in Syria, and was intercepted after it crossed into Israeli territory, spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:04

The sudden escalation offers what could be a harbinger of what lies ahead as the Syrian fighting winds down and an emboldened Iran establishes a military presence that Israel vows it will never accept. The incident was reported after the Israeli combat helicopter came in contact with an Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle that had been launched from Syria, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said in a statement .

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:40

Israel, upon discovering the drone hovering over their territory, shot it down and sent warplanes to Syria on a mission to strike Iranian drone installations in the region. In response, the air force "targeted a number of Iranian targets in Syria". The Israelis were met with heavy anti-aircraft fire and one F-16 is believed to have been struck by a surface-to-air missile.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:29

On being informed, Twin City Police Commissioner Y.B. Khurania and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena rushed to the spot. The decision for not involving Chhattisgarh CM for campaigning for the by-poll was taken in view of the ongoing Mahanadi water dispute between Orissa and Chhattisgarh in which the Supreme Court has ordered the Centre for formation of a Tribunal.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:57

Arsenal travel to Wembley , the temporary home of bitter cross-city rivals, Tottenham Hotspur , in what could be one of the biggest games of the season for both sides. "He is in a good moment now as well so it's going to be very hard to beat him but I think we will be ready for it". The performance was unbelievable and fantastic.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:54

Kim Jong Un himself has not left North Korea or met any head of state since 2011 - the year he became the country's leader after the death of his father. Progress in communication between North and South Korea on Saturday prompted concern in the Japanese government that Seoul may rush into dialogue with the North at the expense of the pressure campaign espoused by Japan and the United States.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:35

It added that the honour is reserved for foreign dignitaries like kings, heads of state or government and persons of similar rank. India is the first non-Arab nation to recognise Palestine and maintains diplomatic relationships with them.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:15

The gross grant included Rs 417.44 crore for the Polavaram multipurpose project, one of the issues of contention between the allies TDP and BJP. This grant comes as a reimbursement for the Rs 3,217.63 crore spent by the state over this much-deemed project.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:37

The Winter Olympics opened with a spectacular ceremony on Friday, attended by several heads of state who witnessed the joint march of North and South Korean athletes, as Games systems played up. Pence has meant to use his trip to the Olympics to caution the South against "falling for" the North's overtures, which in the past have been used as stall tactics to allow for continued development of its nuclear program.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:27

Choi Bok-mu, a fitness club manager at the Olympics athletes village in Gangneung, said he had not experienced any problems communicating with North Korean athletes, despite them speaking in a markedly different accent. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", South Korean officials said on Saturday, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:12

A North Korean and South Korean from the countries' joint hockey team also participated in the ceremony, handing off to Kim. The Olympic flame is lit to a background of fireworks at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony .

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:08

Calling her " Lady Gandhi " he said that he would be coming to Bengal in 2019 ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. "But we all have to be united to fight those who are trying to divide the country", he said. Patel also received an invitation from Banerjee to join the Trinamool Congress. If reports are to be believed, the Trinamool Congress supreme has invited Patel to manage the party affairs in Gujarat.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:58

With a winter storm warning issued for Dane County, the Sun Prairie Area School District gave students a three-day weekend when it canceled classes, afterschool activities and professional development activities for Friday , Feb. American, United, Delta, and Southwest airlines warned travelers to expect more flight cancellations to and from Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:34

When is Easter Day?/ When is Easter Saturday? "We let our teachers know and let parents know that were going to do it on Tuesday", Plazewski said. Glenn Stallsmith is pastor of Harris Chapel United Methodist Church in Henderson. Wolf said during Ash Wednesday and Lent, Christians are focused on the penitential season of preparing their hearts and lives for the truth of Christ's suffering, death and resurrection.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:13

The 69-year-old barman turned republican leader said he did not care what he was remembered for because he believed he did the best he could. McDonald also said the party would campaign for women's right to an abortion in Ireland's upcoming referendum on the issue and said she is committed to reaching an agreement that will restore Northern Ireland's power-sharing government on the basis of "respect and integrity for all".

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:04

Officers were responding to a 911 call at the address, and were fired upon when they arrived at the scene. One suspect is in custody, WHIO reported. This is a developing story, we will update this story as more information becomes available. Westerville is a northeastern suburb of Columbus and is home to Gov.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:02

It has been followed the warming relations between North and South Korea with the two nations set to march under a joint unified flag at this month's Winter Olympics opening ceremony. Moscow gave work visas to at least 24,000 North Koreans in 2017, according to the country's Interior Ministry . The new ban will be a "blow to the Russian economy", ambassador Alexander Matsegora told state news agency RIA Novosti.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:48

The team of 12 North Koreans and 23 South Koreans was composed last month as the Koreas agreed upon a package of reconciliation steps following a year of heightened nuclear tensions that triggered fears of war on the Korean Peninsula. That, predictably, was the image that North Korea's main newspaper put on its front pages. As if to drive the point home, Kim Jong Un used the eve of the Olympics to throw a massive military parade in Pyongyang that was highlighted by several huge ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:46

Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong, who is visiting South Korea to attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , delivered her brother's personal invitation during a meeting with Moon at the Blue House, a presidential spokesman said. Kim Yo Jong arrived in South Korea on Friday with Kim Yong Nam, the North's nominal head of state, for the opening ceremony in the alpine town of Pyeongchang.Pence also attended the Games opening ceremony but had no contact with the North Korean delegation.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:47

The White House allowed the Nunes memo to be made public. Trump had until Saturday evening to decide whether to block it. "The Democrats sent a very political and long response memo which they knew, because of sources and methods (and more ), would have to be heavily redacted, whereupon they would blame the White House for lack of transparency", Trump tweeted .

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:46

The president said he fumed after reading news reports about the death of a Filipino woman whose body was found inside a freezer at an abandoned apartment in Kuwait. "China is playing it right at this time", Duterte said, adding that China's actions are influenced by its rivalry with the US for superpower status and that the Philippines "will not get involved in that".

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:38

Sirens may sound again at 10 and in the morning February 10 as a reminder that parked vehicles must be off the streets. Snow parking regulations do not apply from 10 p.m.to 8 a.m. The request comes days after the city tried a new way of pushing snow on its streets to discourage such parking, to little avail. Failure to remove vehicles from the street during this time could result in a fine, or the vehicle may be towed.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:39

The first hockey match featuring the joint North-South women's ice hockey will be held Saturday night - they play Switzerland, where both Kim Jong Un and his sister went to school when they were children - and that would be an event she might want to see.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:24

The new deal is "approaching a quarter of a trillion dollars in discretionary spending increase in one year", Jordan said, "and we are going to run nearly a trillion-dollar deficit, so this is just not what the American people elected us to do".

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:10

Eisenhauer's surprise plea came after three days of testimony in his trail in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Virginia. Nicole's mother, Tammy Weeks, testified that she discovered her daughter had disappeared when she found a nightstand pushed up against her bedroom door and the window open.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:09

He said that the sanctions policy would stay in place until the Kim regime came to the table to discuss its "permanent and irreversible" denuclearisation. She was joined by other members of North Korea's delegation, including Kim Yong Nam , the country's 90-year-old nominal head of state, Choe Hwi, chairman of the country's National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North's agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:27

McConnell said the deal includes increases of nearly $300 billion for defence spending and domestic programs, $80 billion-plus in disaster relief and raises the debt ceiling . The two-year deal would lift spending caps imposed by a failed 2011 budget deal, according to The Associated Press. In a statement, he also said the agreement includes investments in infrastructure and resources to combat the opioid crisis, as well as almost $90 billion in disaster relief for hurricane-stricken ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:03

Both Idlib and eastern Ghouta are part of Russia-negotiated de-escalation areas, which are meant to freeze the lines of conflict and allow in humanitarian aid. The region has been battered in an escalatory government bombing campaign. The highest toll was in the town of Jisreen, where eight civilians were killed.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:02

The shutdown , which started at midnight, was the second this year under the Republican-controlled Congress . Uneasiness in the markets could be partially reduced by another part of the Senate bill , which would extend the federal debt ceiling to March 2019, preventing further confrontations over that volatile issue in Congress for more than a year.

by | February 10, 2018 | 20:57

Moon has looked at the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with North Korea — a move the vice president cautioned against. She and Kim Yong Nam, the North's 90-year-old nominal head of state, were seated behind Moon and his wife, while Pence and his wife were seated beside the Moons and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.