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Olympics - Curling - South Korea earn playoff spot with win over US

Olympics - Curling - South Korea earn playoff spot with win over US No, it came on Friday when - within 20 seconds of each other - Nathan Chen skated his way out of medal contention and Mikaela Shiffrin faltered in the slalom she had been expected to ski away with. There were sections near mid-ice and also in the end zones that were practically unoccupied. The women hockey games are a lot more interesting. But it never had so few people in it for the beginning... [Full Article...]

Syria: At least 100 civilians killed in government strikes on Eastern Ghouta

Syria: At least 100 civilians killed in government strikes on Eastern Ghouta The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations , a coalition of global agencies that funds hospitals in Syria , said bombs had hit five hospitals in eastern Ghouta on Monday. President Bashar al-Assad has been sending reinforcements to the area since February 5, ahead of a potential ground push against the last opposition holdout near Damascus, AFP said, citing the SOHR. [Full Article...]

IS kills 27 Iraq pro-government fighters:…

IS kills 27 Iraq pro-government fighters:… PMF soldiers were conducting security operations around Hawija at the time of the attack, the militia said. The PMF, an Iran-backed paramilitary group aligned with the Iraqi government in its battle against ISIL, said the attackers had been wearing Iraqi army fatigues and were manning a fake checkpoint. [Full Article...]

Slovenian hockey player fails doping test at Olympics

Slovenian hockey player fails doping test at Olympics Jeglic now plays for Russian side Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the Kontinental Hockey League, and also competed for the Slovenian national team at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. They lost 8-2 in their other game to the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. "He's a big part of our team". Slovenia played Norway in men's hockey on Tuesday, but Jeglic was scratched from the team. [Full Article...]

Venezuela tries a cryptocurrency to solve its economic crisis

Venezuela tries a cryptocurrency to solve its economic crisis Trump". Heavy handed repression in 2017 and previously in 2014, when 43 demonstrators and security forces died during a three month cycle of protests, have meant for Maduro global sanctions, condemnation by the Organization of American States, and investigations by both the United Nations and the worldwide Criminal Court. [Full Article...]

Former 15-year Missouri assistant Kuligowski expected to join Alabama's coaching staff

Former 15-year Missouri assistant Kuligowski expected to join Alabama's coaching staff According to Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman, Kuligowski will likely remain in the college ranks and is "expected" to join Nick Saban's staff at Alabama. One area in which Kuligowski struggled was recruiting. At Missouri, Kuligowski tutored a laundry list of accomplished defensive linemen, including Shane Ray, Aldon Smith, Sheldon Richardson, Kony Ealy, Ziggy Hood and Michael Sam. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom vows no 'Mad Max style' deregulation after Brexit

United Kingdom vows no 'Mad Max style' deregulation after Brexit The Brexit secretary said that fears about a "race to the bottom" in workers' rights and environmental standards are "based on nothing". Davis argued that maintaining similar regulations and recognizing one another's standards would allow trade to continue without friction after Britain leaves the EU. [Full Article...]

Dense fog shrouds the region; advisory in effect until 10 am

Dense fog shrouds the region; advisory in effect until 10 am Some rain is possible toward Wednesday morning for parts of the area, but in areas where rain does not develop, more low clouds or fog will be possible. Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Stray Showers (10%), Warmer. Timing the rain from Thursday-Sunday is still hard, but keep the umbrella handy for that upcoming 4-day stretch. [Full Article...]

U.S. women's hockey team defeats Finland 5-0

U.S. women's hockey team defeats Finland 5-0 Canada played its first game in the 10,000-seat Gangneung Hockey Centre after their three pool games at the smaller Kwandong Hockey Centre. But they were able to overcome that and largely controlled Finland from the jump. "This is the game we've been dreaming of, and to have another opportunity to get back here, it's huge". The Americans have been waiting for this game for what must seem like... [Full Article...]

Yarnold wins gold and Deas takes bronze in Olympic day to remember

Yarnold wins gold and Deas takes bronze in Olympic day to remember Yarnold trailed the leader by a tenth of a second overnight but had closed to within two hundredths of a second after her third run, and with her fourth she set a new track record to win by nearly half a second. "I'm looking forward to being home, remember that I'm a awful cook and asking (husband) James to cook the dinner". 'It's nice because my nan taught me how to knit and she passed away a ... [Full Article...]

Trump disrespects Florida massacre victims and responders

We call B.S". A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from the school was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday, after authorities said he unleashed one of the deadliest school shootings in USA history. He says many doctors wrongly believe they're not allowed to report people who are mentally ill. They introduced legislation after the last mass shooting - the one at t... [Full Article...]

Trump Press Pool Driver Detained for Having Firearm

Trump Press Pool Driver Detained for Having Firearm Another press van clipped a Secret Service vehicle once it was on the grounds of Trump International Golf Club. The Secret Service confirmed the matter was resolved and that "at no time" was Trump in danger. One of the staffers grazed a Secret Service vehicle, causing minor damage. The president is staying at his Mar-a-Lago resort. "The gun was discovered during a routine security sweep, dur... [Full Article...]

Oaxaca requests aid after strong Mexico quake damages 1000 homes

Oaxaca requests aid after strong Mexico quake damages 1000 homes It is said that the tremor was felt in the Mexico City , which was 350 kilometers away from the epicenter. The quake hit 32km east of Santa Catarina Mechoacan in the state of Oaxaca at a depth of 40km at 12.57am, the US Geological Survey said, revising its strength down slightly from an initial 6.1 magnitude. [Full Article...]

Experts Have Definitively Ranked Trump The Worst US President Of All Time

Experts Have Definitively Ranked Trump The Worst US President Of All Time We will remind, nearly half a year of his presidency Donald trump's approval rating of his work among Americans has fallen to 37%, which was a new record among all the presidents of the United States a year after taking office over the past 70 years. [Full Article...]

Eruption of Indonesian volcano shines light on disaster tourism proposal

Eruption of Indonesian volcano shines light on disaster tourism proposal The volcano, one of three now erupting in Indonesia , was dormant for four centuries before exploding in 2010, killing two people. It is reported that the column of ash from the volcano rose to a height of 5 thousand metres and a spread of 4.9 thousand meters to the South. [Full Article...]

Basketball: Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game

Basketball: Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James , who almost posted a triple-double in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game on his way to winning MVP, said Los Angeles was a "perfect" All-Star Weekend host. They may have found the shot in the arm the game needed. "We live in a, we're back to everything I've been talking about for the last few years", James said . [Full Article...]

ICE Detains More Than 100 In Los Angeles-Area Immigration Raids

ICE Detains More Than 100 In Los Angeles-Area Immigration Raids During the operation, ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 212 individuals for violating US immigration laws. Sanctuary law gives limitations to the local law enforcement community from offering any form of cooperation to federal immigration authorities effective as from Jabuary1, 2018. [Full Article...]

Israeli police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge

Also arrested were Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of telecommunications group Bezeq, as well as members of his family and senior Bezeq executives. In return, police say Netanyahu had operated on Milchan's behalf on United States visa matters, introduced a tax break and connected him with an Indian businessman. [Full Article...]

GOP donor to withhold money to Republicans until they support gun control

GOP donor to withhold money to Republicans until they support gun control It may only be with donor support that an assault rifle ban in the United States becomes a reality. The state also mandated background checks for all firearms sales and created a registry of weapons offenders, including those accused of illegally possessing a firearm, The New York Times reported Sunday. [Full Article...]

Christian Coleman breaks 20-year-old 60m indoor world record

Christian Coleman breaks 20-year-old 60m indoor world record My start was decent. The time knocked 0.05sec off Greene's mark of 6.39, which he set in Madrid in 1998 and matched three years later. Every time, I feel like I've got a lot of work to do (coming out of the blocks). "When I transitioned, I stood up, and I felt as good as I've ever felt". I just love racing in the big races, when everybody's watching. The 43-year-old wrote: "Congratulations to ... [Full Article...]


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