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by | February 12, 2018 | 03:12

A high-ranking North Korean delegation of Kim, and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam , had arrived in South Korea earlier in the day aboard Kim Jong Un's private jet. And now, U.S. ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero has called for the unified Korean hockey team to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. "What we'd like to achieve by coming to South Korea, at the Winter Olympics , is to show the world this is what peace can look like when two leaders get ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 03:07

White House legislative affairs director Marc Short made similar arguments on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, after host Chuck Todd showed a highlights reel of Trump suggesting numerous allegations of sexual abuse and physical assault by powerful men against women were false.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:57

Behind The Greatest Showman is the soundtrack for the recently released Fifty Shades Freed . Days before the album's release, Black Panther director Ryan Coogler sat down with NPR to explain how Kendrick became involved in the project .

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:51

The 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang kicked off on Friday with the two Koreas marching under a unified flag in an opening ceremony themed around peace and future. Still, it wouldn't be South Korea if people weren't asking the perennial question when it comes to North Korea changing gears and showering its rival with apparent affection: What's in it for Pyongyang? Moments later, Kim Yo Jong approached the ice with the other dignitaries to applaud the Korean players and take part in a group ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:49

The Vice President visited the Patriot PAC-3 missile battery in Tokyo today on his way to South Korea for the showpiece Winter Olympics. Beijing sees the missile defense system as a threat to its own security, arguing that it can be used to monitor the movements of its military.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:52

Moon, for his part, took the opportunity to highlight the visit of North Korean officials to the global competition, referring to the "Olympic Games of peace". Fierce attention has been focused on the team since North Koreans were added to the roster just a few weeks ago. The North Korean delegation is headed by the North's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:49

Progress in repairing ties between North and South Korea has prompted concern in Tokyo that Seoul may rush into dialogue with Pyongyang at the expense of the "maximum pressure" campaign espoused by Japan and the United States. "I was encouraged by the affirmation of our alliance and our common goal, from both [Japanese] Prime Minister Abe and President Moon", Pence said aboard Air Force Two.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:44

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. Moon is eager to use Kim Yo Jong's presence at the games to restore regular communication with North Korea and eventually pull it into nuclear talks.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:28

The Turkish military says it has killed, wounded or captured more than 1,200 YPG fighters. The HDP, parliament's second-largest opposition party, is the only major political party to oppose the campaign - dubbed "Operation Olive Branch" - against the Kurdish YPG militia in Afrin.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:28

Duke has used the same starting lineup of Trevon Duval, Gary Trent Jr., Allen, Wendell Carter Jr . and Bagley, the entire season. He missed the last 30 minutes of Duke's game against then-No. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game. Georgia Tech is coming off a 77-54 loss at Louisville this week for its sixth loss in seven games.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:12

For the second consecutive home game, Wisconsin didn't bring the effort and energy necessary at the start, which resulted in a massive deficit that was almost impossible to overcome. It was all MI early as the Wolverines were clicking on both ends and jumped out to a 15-2 lead with 14:27 left in the first half . The Badgers used a 12-0 run that featured five straight points from Happ - a layup and three-point play - to cut the deficit to 58-47 with 8:52 remaining.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:45

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are well prepared for their Uefa Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain after warming up with a 5-2 demolition of Real Sociedad on Saturday in the Primera Liga. " Ronaldo? You asked me if I was anxious about his goal drought on Friday and he scored three goals". Despite his injuries, Neymar should be off the ice and back on the pitch on Wednesday - as the Parisian giants face off against Real Madrid in what should be a tantalising game ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:44

Conway also said Kelly had denied to her that he had long known about the accusations, and she said it "would be news" to her if she was under consideration to replace him. While much of the country remains angered and revolted by the photograph of a woman's bruised face, President Donald Trump is worrying about black eyes on the reputations of men whose "lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation".

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:33

About 2.22 million shares traded. Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE: PVG ) has risen 14.20% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Therefore 80% are positive. Shares of Pretium Resources (PVG) opened at $6.74 on Friday. (NYSE:GS) on Thursday, December 21 with "Hold" rating. $11.89's average target is 70.22% above currents $6.985 stock price.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:31

In a state where the government is among the highest job generating agency, the lure of higher pay scales serves as a big pull for the state's employed as well as the job aspirants. He stated that in Tripura, birth anniversaries of Stalin & Lenin are celebrated but not of Tagore & Vivekanand. "But under the 14th finance commission of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government, the amount rose to Rs25,396 crore", Shah told a rally at Mohanpur constituency on Sunday.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:26

We have had three massive games against Manchester United , Liverpool and Arsenal and seven points is good. In the second half, we should have lost the game by more than one goal at the start. "I think he did more than Aubameyang throughout the whole period of the game". But Wenger, who was challenged in his post match press conference about Keown's lacking hunger comments, insists that Kane is simply a world-class striker.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:21

She also appeared on ABC's "This Week", where she seemed to validate Trump's Friday remarks noting that Porter "says he's innocent, and I think you have to remember that". She also gave the newspaper photos of the injuries to her hand from the cigarette, adding she told the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the incidents when they spoke to her about her husband's security clearance.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:14

The Villans know a win over their fierce rivals puts them up to second ahead of automatic promotion rivals Derby County , as they bid for a Premier League return. With Villa already 1-0 up heading into the closing stages against Birmingham on Sunday afternoon, the 26-year-old composed himself on the edge of the area before unleashing a brilliantly-placed dipping half-volley that gave Birmingham goalkeeper David Stockdale absolutely no chance of keeping out.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:10

Police in the United Kingdom have released the name of am 11 year old girl who was sadly killed following a stabbing incident at her home. Jasmine was found inside the house with multiple injuries including a serious head wound. Police are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident. We are utterly devastated. The property has been cordoned off to allow forensic experts to conduct examinations of the scene.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:09

Low chance of seeing precipitation. Slick surfaces still possible, mainly early in the evening. Temperatures will also warm above freezing, but highs this afternoon will only be in the upper 30s to low 40s. Dropping temperatures are leading to icy spots as standing rain water from Saturday is freezing. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of central in until 12 PM, Sunday .

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:59

A gunman killed four people and himself in a "murder spree" on Saturday. The victims were identified on Sunday by Kentucky State Police as the suspect's mother, Arlene Nickell and his father, James Nickell, killed at the rural home. Kentucky State Police, which is overseeing the case, did not immediately return a request for comment from Newsweek . "I have worked in law enforcement for 34 years", Price said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:52

Sheikh Abduallah Al Mutlaq, a member of Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Scholars, said on Friday that Muslim women should dress modestly, but that this did not necessitate wearing the full-body covering. Last summer, the kingdom announced the construction of a luxury resort on the Red Sea where women will be allowed to wear bikinis. Sheikh Al-Mutlaq was sharing his opinion and not issuing any kind of fatwa but his thoughts were seen as a sign of a major change in attitude toward ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:39

A day after she came back from wedding her partner, a Miami Catholic school suddenly let go a very much preferred first-grade educator-and she trusts she was ended in light of the fact that she's gay. Archbishop Thomas Wenski sent a memo to employees reminding them that all employees, including school teachers, are expected to abide by Catholic teachings.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:29

The Centre for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), a New York-based lobby group, also told the BBC the Iranian authorities had increased their targeting of dual nationals in Iran. "He was one of the best professors", the academic said. "He had a quite eclectic set of interests from economics, politics, very much the environment, he was a very well-rounded sociologist", Harrison said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:28

The child fell into the Braid River and was not seen for a short period of time after. Sean McCarry, regional commander of the organisation, said teams had worked closely with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), fire service and air ambulance during the multi-agency response.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:23

NBC has apologised after one its correspondents caused uproar in South Korea by saying that "every Korean" knows how important Japan, which occupied the peninsula for 35 years until 1945, has been in the country's development. As of Sunday afternoon, Ramo's biography had been removed from the NBC Sports Pressbox website, which includes pages devoted to all the network's talent.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:27

A United States military official said the US-led coalition had killed at least 100 pro-regime fighters overnight in eastern Syria . The United Nations Security Council is considering demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow the delivery of aid and the evacuation of sick and wounded, diplomats said on Friday, although the measure is likely to be resisted by Russian Federation.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:18

A brief, overnight government shutdown came to an end Friday morning when President Donald Trump signed a $400 billion, two-year bipartisan , budget deal that includes funding for several major healthcare programs, including the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), community health centers and initiatives to combat the opioid crisis.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:11

But the prospect could sow division between the dovish leader, who has long argued for engagement with the nuclear-armed North to bring it to the negotiating table, and US President Donald Trump, who past year traded personal insults and threats of war with Kim.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:07

That won over many Republicans but some were still furious over the $131 billion extra made available for non-military spending , including health and infrastructure. A senior official said the White House instructed agencies to begin shutdown preparations in the event that Congress is unable to pass the budget deal.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:05

President Trump said Saturday a Democratic intelligence memo he has blocked from being released is "very political and long" and would have to be rewritten before he would allow it to be made public. Trump urged the Democrats to "re-do and send back in proper form!" California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has read the classified information both memos are based on.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:06

His arrival in Cairo came one day after Israel carried out a wave of airstrikes in Syria , having intercepted an Iranian drone that infiltrated its airspace and an Israeli F-16 was downed upon its return from Syria. Jordanian leaders were upset when the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and suspended some aid for the Palestinians. Tillerson will not be making any new US assistance pledges at the Iraq Reconstruction Conference, the officials said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:04

Money Sharma from Punjab and Atish Ravji Patel from London were reporters who were employed with Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency. The pair were picked up on Friday and are now set to be deported as they were "working in the country on a tourist visa in violation of the immigration law".

by | February 12, 2018 | 00:00

But US has distanced itself from the North Korean overtures. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for their first ever summit meeting. Pence and his wife, Karen, reportedly were the only people in that suite not to stand for the Korean delegation, which was made up of South Korean and North Korean athletes during the parade.

by | February 11, 2018 | 23:54

North Korea state media on Friday confirmed the sacking of the country's military chief Hwang Pyong So, after Southern reports said he had been fired for corruption. "Moon should be aware that he has to urge denuclearisation to North Korea by himself, not depending on dialogue between the USA and North Korea", an editorial in the Yomiuri Newspaper read.