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Ivanka trump arrived in South Korea for the closing of the Olympics

Ivanka trump arrived in South Korea for the closing of the Olympics Moon met Kim Yo Jong , the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, a day after the opening ceremony earlier this month and urged North Korea to do more to engage in a dialogue with the United States. [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics 2018: Closing ceremony marks end of 'Peace Games'

Winter Olympics 2018: Closing ceremony marks end of 'Peace Games' President Moon Jae-in says that South Korea's relations with the United States are rock solid and stronger than ever. Outside Olympic Stadium, just before the ceremony, more than 200 anti-Pyongyang protesters waved South Korean and US flags, banged drums and held signs saying "Killer Kim Yong Chol go to hell". [Full Article...]

Turkish women 'affiliated' to IS condemned to death by Iraq

Turkish women 'affiliated' to IS condemned to death by Iraq A Turkish woman was sentenced to death last week by the court and 10 others of various nationalities to life in prison, all for alleged Islamic State membership. In January, the Iraqi court sentenced to death a German female citizen of Moroccan origin for ties with Daesh. Thousands of foreign women joined ISIS after the group tore through northern Iraq in 2014 and seized almost a third of th... [Full Article...]

Fred VanVleet named in Yahoo! Sports report alleging improper benefits

Fred VanVleet named in Yahoo! Sports report alleging improper benefits According to Yahoo, it's unclear how the NCAA will handle the case, given the breadth and depth of the names potentially involved. Dennis Smith , who played one season at North Carolina State in 2016-17 before the Dallas Mavericks selected him with the ninth pick in the National Basketball Association draft. [Full Article...]

Work for peace on Korean peninsula -- Karen Greenler

Work for peace on Korean peninsula -- Karen Greenler This photo shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Kim Jung-sook, White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump (front, 3rd L) and North Korean ruling party official Kim Yong-chol (back, R) at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea , on February 25. [Full Article...]

Ivanka concludes S.Korea visit, hopes to return

Ivanka concludes S.Korea visit, hopes to return The overture came just days after the Trump administration approved a new set of sanctions targeting North Korea's shipping and trading companies to isolate the regime leader Kim Jong-un. It took place before the closing ceremony the same day. The country's main conservative opposition also called him a "mass murderer" and demanded his arrest. [Full Article...]

Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear programme

Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear programme At the Olympics opening ceremony earlier this month, the North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo Jong, shared a VIP box with Moon and Vice President Mike Pence , who led a separate US delegation, creating some awkward moments. "However, on the eve of closing of the Olympics, United States is running amok to bring another dark cloud of confrontation and war over the Korean peninsula by announcing... [Full Article...]

"The Simpsons" may have predicted the rogue squirrel moment at the Olympics

During the parallel giant slalom event a squirrel ran out in front of Ulbing as she was going down the hill. Weinstein tweeted an image from the Olympics alongside a picture from an old episode of the animated classic, writing, "Simpsons predicted it". [Full Article...]

3 killed in Kentucky as storms roll through

3 killed in Kentucky as storms roll through Officials said Ms Combs was inside the home when it collapsed on top of her. Authorities said he had been putting plastic on the windows in their home when he was blown into the basement. The National Weather Service in Nashville reported that several tornadoes had occurred in eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee. In Hopkinsville, the Eagle Crossing Apartments had to be evacuated due to ... [Full Article...]

California Democrats Refuse to Endorse Dianne Feinstein for Re-Election

California Democrats Refuse to Endorse Dianne Feinstein for Re-Election Despite the rebuke from the party, Feinstein enjoys a large lead in campaign cash and public polling as an incumbent. U.S. President Barack Obama is surrounded by members of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) in the President's Room after signing his first act as president, a proclamation, moments after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States du... [Full Article...]

White House: Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear program

White House: Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear program North Korea has condemned new USA sanctions as an attempt to undermine improvement in relations between the two Koreas, stressing that Pyongyang's nuclear weapons are aimed at preventing threats, the state news agency KCNA reports . The Security Council unanimously voted to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea, and order North Koreans who work overseas to return ... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump had no interaction with N. Koreans: White House

Ivanka Trump had no interaction with N. Koreans: White House The North's high-level delegation led by Mr Kim will include foreign ministry officials who handle relations with the United States and the nuclear issue, raising hopes that Pyongyang is willing to discuss the nuclear issue during this visit, Yonhap news agency said. [Full Article...]

Kan. lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

Kan. lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill These people fear the President will be ensnared by emotional cable news appearances and arguments from gun control advocates into going too far - all at the risk of antagonizing his pro-gun base. "I want highly adept people that understand weaponry, guns". Gard said he's glad staff will be back first, because it will give them a chance to prepare to properly deal with students and address las... [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama Memoir 'Becoming' Set For November Release

Michelle Obama Memoir 'Becoming' Set For November Release She added that she hoped to motivate others through her words, saying, "I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be. She has spearheaded diversity initiatives as FLOTUS, celebrated black girl magic and pushed back on the toxic ideologies that prevent American society from progressing forward. [Full Article...]

Copeland, Nebraska hold off Penn State for 76-64 win

Copeland, Nebraska hold off Penn State for 76-64 win James Palmer Jr . and Glynn Watson Jr. had 11 points each. The Nittany Lions regained the lead as junior Alec Marsh (Bridgewater, N.J.) held the puck at the blue line and sent a handsome behind the back pass to sophomore Nikita Pavlychev (Yaroslavl, Russia) who skated into the zone on an odd-man rush and slipped the puck past the defender to a wide open Trevor Hamilton (Grosse Pointe Farms, Mi... [Full Article...]

Family, friends remember young boy gunned down in Asbury Park home

Family, friends remember young boy gunned down in Asbury Park home The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office did not release the teen's name due to his age. The spokesperson said authorities are still looking for other suspects. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Brian Weisbrot of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office at 800-533-7443 or Detective Sean DeShader of the Asbury Park Police Department at 732-774-1300. [Full Article...]

N Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony

N Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony Among the delegates are Kim Yong-chol, a high-ranking party official, and Choe Kang-il, a diplomat in charge of relations between North Korea and the United States . Ivanka Trump, who had dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in after she arrived on Friday, is expected to watch the big air, curling and speed skating events during her visit. [Full Article...]

Here's What You Need To Know About The Democratic Memo

Here's What You Need To Know About The Democratic Memo Saturday, President Donald Trump phoned into Fox News Channel's "Justice" and he discussed the Democratic FISA memo, calling it a "confirmation" of the Devin Nunes memo. It says the dossier didn't even get to the FBI until more than seven weeks after the the investigation was opened. Trump delayed release of the Democratic memo, saying that he was responding to concerns about sensitive class... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi in Puducherry

Narendra Modi in Puducherry Narayanasamy on his arrival in Puducherry on Sunday. The township was envisioned by Mirra Alfassa, a spiritual collaborator of Aurobindo and the "Mother" of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The prime minister highlighted his government's achievements and said that India is now enabling a revival in the global economy through faster growth. [Full Article...]

The UK could be colder than the North Pole this week

The UK could be colder than the North Pole this week It will turn progressively colder from Tuesday onwards with severe frosts and snow showers becoming more widespread. Some rural communities could become cut off. Strong winds may lead to driving of lying snow (and severe wind chill ), especially over hills. It comes as freezing air from Russian Federation grips the United Kingdom in what is set to be the coldest late February in five years. [Full Article...]


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