South Korea agrees to pay expenses for North Korea's Olympic delegation

North Korea initially had no athletes entered after its Olympic committee missed a confirmation deadline for a pair of skaters who had qualified to compete in the games. Moon also told Pence that harsh U.S. rhetoric, including threats of military ac... More..

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European Union economic growth at ten-year high
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

European Union economic growth at ten-year high

Despite a slowdown in Germany, it was the major factor for euro area growth. A slight decline is reported for investment in construction. The improvement was nearly identical to that recorded by the U.S., whi...More..

Olympic crush: Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Olympic crush: Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova

It's all Anastasia Bryzgalova's fault. Following her dazzling display of skill on the ice, many went ahead of themselves and compared her to the likes of Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox. According to her Olym...More..

U.S. drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

U.S. drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan

The U.S. Treasury Department said on February 7 it had placed Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam Khan, and Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan on its blacklist of "Specially Designated Global Terrorists" for links...More..

'Justice for Colten': Victoria rally protests acquittal in Saskatchewan trial
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

'Justice for Colten': Victoria rally protests acquittal in Saskatchewan trial

Chris Murphy, a lawyer retained by the Boushie family, said a junior constable was initially put in charge of the investigation, forensic experts were not brought in, and the vehicle in which Boushie died was...More..

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain

The snow will then continue to diminish as it progresses southeast towards Wichita early tomorrow morning, but up to a dusting will still be possible in the Metro. Care should be taken while walking as ice wi...More..

Christian Aid reveals sexual misconduct investigations following Oxfam accusations
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Christian Aid reveals sexual misconduct investigations following Oxfam accusations

Among the provisions is a pledge to work with other aid organizations to overcome "the legal difficulties which have so far prevented us from sharing intelligence" with other aid agencies regarding staff member...More..

MLB Free Agency: Chicago Cubs sign Yu Darvish
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

MLB Free Agency: Chicago Cubs sign Yu Darvish

The next few names on that list are Clayton Kershaw , Chris Sale, Stephen Strasburg , Corey Kluber, Chris Archer and Madison Bumgarner. Additionally, signing Darvish keeps him away from the Dodgers, who w...More..

Dominant India eye series win Pink Day
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Dominant India eye series win Pink Day

India captain Virat Kohli says wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been simply "unbelievable" in the ongoing ODI series against South Africa but remained non-committal on whether t...More..

Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Afrin
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Afrin

Reportedly, the parties will discuss the Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin during the meeting. Turkey's air and ground campaign in northwest Syria - "Operation Olive Branch" - against the Kurdish YPG mi...More..

GW Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you'
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

GW Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you'

Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results", he later added. At a summit in Abu Dhabi, Bush made comments that put him at odds with the current administration, though he never mentioned Trump...More..

Drowsy driving responsible for nearly 10% of crashes, study shows
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Drowsy driving responsible for nearly 10% of crashes, study shows

David Yang, executive director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The AAA study says 9.5 percent of crashes can be blamed on "drowsy drivers". If getting seven to nine hours of sleep a night sounds ...More..

Winter Games Highlight Different Strategies on North Korea for US, South Korea
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Winter Games Highlight Different Strategies on North Korea for US, South Korea

Moon has supported USA -led sanctions against the North, but he has repeatedly called for dialogue. It remained unclear whether Kim would be carrying a message from her brother to Moon, who has said he is...More..

Lukaku's Mourinho 'dream' made £75m Man Utd move reality
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Lukaku's Mourinho 'dream' made £75m Man Utd move reality

That's one more clean sheet than what De Gea managed in the whole of last season, which is an incredible achievement considering there are 12 games still to go in the Premier League this season. 2012/13: Manche...More..

Tronc confirms $500M LA, SD newspaper sales; shares +27%
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Tronc confirms $500M LA, SD newspaper sales; shares +27%

Soon-Shiong is the richest physician in America, according to Forbes; he has sold multiple drug companies and owns a network of health startups. A sale might help end some of the turmoil that has gripped ...More..

DPRK Artists to Perform at South Korea's Winter Olympics
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

DPRK Artists to Perform at South Korea's Winter Olympics

He will also hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Minister of Finance Taro Aso and will address USA troops at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo before flying to South Korea on Thursday. Speaking during the fl...More..

Maldives declares 15-day state of emergency amid crisis
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Maldives declares 15-day state of emergency amid crisis

International rights watchdog Amnesty International has warned Male that emergency rule "must not become a licence for further repression", pointing to the country's "appalling track record of suppressing fre...More..

Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers

It also raised the number of troops wounded in the attack to 13. The militant targeted the soldiers close to an army base in Swat Valley as they played sports. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abba...More..

Prolonged NAFTA Talks Could Slow Economy Growth
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Prolonged NAFTA Talks Could Slow Economy Growth

On that day, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray will talk with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. But can there even be a deal? Canada's auto proposals...More..

Sri Lanka dominate on flat track
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Sri Lanka dominate on flat track

After resuming on 3-504, the visitors added 109 runs in the first session to surpass 600 and eclipse England's 6 (dec)-599 against Bangladesh in 2010 for the highest innings total at the venue . Taijul bow...More..

NDF consultant in peace talks with govt arrested
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

NDF consultant in peace talks with govt arrested

The National Democratic Front and progressive lawmakers on Thursday, February 1, condemned the arrest of NDF consultant Rafael Baylosis. Police claim the pair were carrying.45 caliber pistols and ammunition a...More..

Father attempts to attack Nassar during victim testimonies
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Father attempts to attack Nassar during victim testimonies

According to The Athletic , Cunningham told Margraves she could not condone vigilante-ism, but chose to release him without any charges if he promised his actions were merely "an immediate and emotional reacti...More..

Smugglers blamed after five migrants shot in Calais
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Smugglers blamed after five migrants shot in Calais

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb (L) meets with DDCS personnel on 2 February 2018 in Calais, northern France, following a large brawl between a hundred migrants which resulted in several injuries. Yet, o...More..

Local organization kicks off Black History Month with art display
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Local organization kicks off Black History Month with art display

The UM Gospel Choir performs furing the university's Black History Month opening ceremony February 1 in Fulton Chapel. Woodson earn a masters degree from the University of Chicago and become the second African-...More..

Angelina Jolie Urges NATO to Focus on Sexual Violence Against Women
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Angelina Jolie Urges NATO to Focus on Sexual Violence Against Women

She said that lacs of Ronhingya were forced to cross the border and leave Myanmar owing to brutality of the armed forces and sexual violence against women. Jolie, who arrived in Belgium after visiting the massi...More..

2 maps predicting how much snow we'll get through Friday morning
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

2 maps predicting how much snow we'll get through Friday morning

Precipitation is expected to start as rain, the weather service said , but colder air is expected to moves in behind that front. A significant snow accumulation for the higher elevations of the southern Pocono...More..

United States lauds Qatar's counter-terror efforts
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

United States lauds Qatar's counter-terror efforts

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Qatar is a strong partner and a longtime friend of the US. He further stressed that all parties must "minimize rhetoric, exercise restraint to avoid further escalation...More..

Syria talks agree to set up constitution committee
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Syria talks agree to set up constitution committee

The constitutional committee, which will consist of 45 to 50 members, will become a reality in Geneva, he stressed. The Syrian National Dialogue Congress was held in Russia's Sochi yesterday. In particula...More..

Conservatives want Dreamers attending the State of the Union arrested
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Conservatives want Dreamers attending the State of the Union arrested

On Tuesday afternoon, Gosar tweeted that he had contacted US Capitol Police and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ask that they arrest any undocumented immigrants attending Trump's speech. Today, Rep. Gosar...More..

Pistons land Blake Griffin from Clippers in pre-deadline blockbuster
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Pistons land Blake Griffin from Clippers in pre-deadline blockbuster

Los Angeles receives a protected first-round draft choice and a second-round pick from the Pistons . Trading Griffin so quickly after such a grandiose commitment - not to mention sending a star player from ...More..

649 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

649 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin

Turkish authorities have cracked down on public expressions of dissent about the ground offensive against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's incursion into a Ku...More..

FBI Deputy Director McCabe steps down
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

FBI Deputy Director McCabe steps down

The Republican president later said he dismissed Comey over "this Russia thing", and the firing has become central to questions about whether Trump has sought to obstruct justice by impeding the Russian probe...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Irish Prime Minister says he will campaign for liberalization of #abortion laws

Last December, a report by a specially convened Oireachtas committee found that Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution, known as the Eighth Amendment and passed in 1983, was not fit for goal and should be repealed....More..

Lawmakers discuss reports of Trump wanting to fire Mueller
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Lawmakers discuss reports of Trump wanting to fire Mueller

ET, has not yet said if it plans to vote Monday to release the memo spearheaded by Chairman Devin Nunes. And the Justice Department has warned that making it public without a review process would be "extraord...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

EU Seeks Same Regs and ECJ Rule During Brexit Transition

The Government has already indicated it is willing to comply with most of the EU's demands to move talks onto the future relationship between London and Brussels. Britain has agreed to continue paying its sha...More..

Prince Alwaleed reaches home, will remain under house arrest
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Prince Alwaleed reaches home, will remain under house arrest

The decision to free him, and the release of several other well-known tycoons on Friday, suggested the main part of the corruption probe was winding down. Saudi authorities said they aimed to reach financial se...More..

In step to nationwide stage, a younger Kennedy to rebut Trump tackle
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

In step to nationwide stage, a younger Kennedy to rebut Trump tackle

Kennedy is seen as a rising star in the party and is a closely watched member of the House Democratic Caucus because of his famous last name and his future ambitions, Politico reported. Next week, the young ...More..

Macron to Netanyahu: No unilateral decision on Palestinian state
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Macron to Netanyahu: No unilateral decision on Palestinian state

Twice Macaron mentioned Africa as he championed the cause of a continent many say as the last frontier of growth in the world but whose leaders could not be counted to defend it. Macron mentioned that the r...More..

by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Afghanistan: Bomb blast in Kabul kills 40, injures at least 110

In a message on Twitter, the group said more than 50 wounded had been brought in to that hospital alone. Wahid Majroh, a public health ministry spokesman, confirmed to Xinhua that 79 injured had been shifted ...More..