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Cool scenes but cautious hope as Games close in Pyeongchang

Cool scenes but cautious hope as Games close in Pyeongchang The new US sanctions target more than 50 shipping companies, vessels, and firms linked to North Korea. The visit by Kim Yong Chol , heading an eight-member delegation that crossed the Demilitarized Zone Sunday morning, is the final piece of the Games-led diplomacy that has dominated headlines from Pyeongchang after months of tensions. [Full Article...]

Iraq Court Sentences 16 Women To Death For Joining ISIS

Iraq Court Sentences 16 Women To Death For Joining ISIS The Iraqi court said the death sentence of the 16 Turkish women can be appealed. As many as 100 foreign fighters who travelled to Iraq to fight for Islamic State will stand trial in Iraq, Al-Chlaihawi said, adding that a lot of them are likely to be also sentenced to death. [Full Article...]

Dennis Smith Jr., Markelle Fultz Among Players Listed In NCAA Probe

Dennis Smith Jr., Markelle Fultz Among Players Listed In NCAA Probe Markelle Fultz , who would go on to play at Washington and become the No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft, received $10,000 according to the documents. Former Seton Hall star Isaiah Whitehead received $26,136, according to the documents. United Kingdom athletic director Mitch Barnhart: "We are aware of the report today by Yahoo!" A photo of Dawkins' expense report published with the Yahoo! report... [Full Article...]

USA says any talks with N-Korea must lead to denuclearization

USA says any talks with N-Korea must lead to denuclearization She invited President Moon Jae-in to a summit with her brother in Pyongyang. Ivanka Trump and a senior White House adviser arrived in Seoul on Friday on a commercial flight. The progressive Seoul government's decision to overlook Kim's combative past has drawn fierce criticism from conservatives in South Korea. A smiling Trump, wearing a Team USA hat and red snowsuit, chatted with member... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump Cold-Shoulders N.Korean Official at Olympics

Ivanka Trump Cold-Shoulders N.Korean Official at Olympics The North Korean delegation met at an undisclosed location with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and signaled a willingness to meet with the United States, his office said in a statement. The Olympics gave a boost to recent engagement between the two Koreas after more than a year of sharply rising tensions over the North's missile programme and its sixth and largest nuclear test in defiance o... [Full Article...]

3 killed in Kentucky as storms roll through

3 killed in Kentucky as storms roll through Authorities say Combs' husband was outside and was not seriously injured. The weather service says almost 10 inches of rain has fallen in parts of Arkansas over the past four days and up to 3 inches more was possible. Flooding has claimed at least three lives this week, including a 1-year-old girl in MI, according to media. Widespread flooding was reported throughout the state in low-lying areas... [Full Article...]

California Democratic Party Declines to Endorse Feinstein

California Democratic Party Declines to Endorse Feinstein Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) on Sunday, with just 37 percent of the state's delegates supporting her at the party's convention . Jerry Brown to replace Kamala Harris when she was elected to the U.S. His former roommate, Tony Mendoza, resigned Thursday after an investigation concluded he likely sexually harassed six women. Speaking to the same audience, de Leon touted his legacy of helping ... [Full Article...]

North willing to hold talks with US: South Korea

North willing to hold talks with US: South Korea Donald Trump has warned of a new phase in the U.S. strategy to pressure the North Korean regime into giving up its nuclear programme. The U.S. delegation included National Security Council (NSC) director for Korea Allison Hooker. We could be some way off any major discussions between them - we have heard of the North's readiness to talk to the USA before and it's led to nothing. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes Ivanka, daughter and adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, led the U.S. delegation to the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics the same day. China imported no iron ore, coal or lead from North Korea last month, according to the customs data, in line with those latest curbs, aimed at persuading Pyongyang to abandon its weapons program. [Full Article...]

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles When we ask the students themselves if they want their teachers armed, they say, no. 'This is someone running to be president of the United States of America, a country facing a gun violence epidemic and he's talking about more guns in our schools, ' Clinton said on May 21, 2016. [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 case is assigned to Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutors Matthew Bogner and Joseph Cummings. Authorities say Council was looking for someone else when he allegedly opened fire in the home. Neither the slain 10-year-old nor his 39-year-old mother was the intended targets of the shooting, according to authorities. Police are still searching for others who may have been involved and Monmou... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics

Ivanka Trump takes in big air snowboarding at 2018 Winter Olympics At a closed-door meeting before a banquet Friday night at the presidential compound, Moon told Trump that talks on denuclearization and the inter-Korean dialogue must move forward side by side, Moon's press secretary, Yoon Young-chan, told reporters. [Full Article...]

Companies abandon NRA over boycott demands

Companies abandon NRA over boycott demands Both companies said they had asked the NRA to remove these offers from its website . United chimed in with a similar message, also discontinuing discounted rates for NRA members attending the group's annual meeting . "I don't see that it would actually have an impact on NRA membership in general because they have such a core consumer with such strong beliefs", she said. [Full Article...]

Democratic rebuttal to GOP House Intelligence memo released

Democratic rebuttal to GOP House Intelligence memo released With the response memo's release, Democrats on the committee got to lay out their case: that the panel's Republican majority had cherry-picked and distorted information in an effort to undercut the probe that's now being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . [Full Article...]

India moving on path of women-led development: PM Modi

India moving on path of women-led development: PM Modi And each was dedicated to the good of the nation and humanity. He said Auroville has brought together a huge diversity of people. Modi also remembered physicist and Noble prize victor C V Raman, saying that on February 28, the nation celebrates National Science Day, the same day when Raman discovered light scattering. [Full Article...]

Snow weather warning for Sussex extended to Wednesday

Snow weather warning for Sussex extended to Wednesday The snow could cause travel disruption and cancellations, power cuts and the possibility of rural communities becoming cut off. The cold blast - dubbed the " beast from the east " - will see freezing temperatures, severe frost and disruptive accumulations of snow nationwide. [Full Article...]

Universities are telling kids it's okay to get suspended for protesting guns

Universities are telling kids it's okay to get suspended for protesting guns So American colleges and universities are stepping in to intervene, releasing statements telling potential applicants that admissions offices will gladly turn a blind eye if student records bear disciplinary actions related to protest activities over gun control . [Full Article...]

Palestinian Killed by IDF Forces in Fishing Zone Incident

Palestinian Killed by IDF Forces in Fishing Zone Incident Israel imposed a limit of three nautical miles on fishing in the waters off the Gaza shore until August 2014, when Palestinian fishermen were allowed to go out six miles. While he did not know the reason why the Israeli occupation navy had opened fire on the men, Ayyash stressed that they did not cross the fishing limit defined by the Israeli occupation. [Full Article...]

Florida shooting survivor: Conspiracy theorists showing 'how disgusting they are'

Florida shooting survivor: Conspiracy theorists showing 'how disgusting they are' Two weeks ago in the halls of #Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, 19-year-old Nikolas Jacob Cruz opened fire on his former classmates shortly after 2 p.m. "He's really looking for solutions.so far nothing's been proposed yet". Tweaks to gun laws face an uphill battle among conservative Republicans in Congress. [Full Article...]

Head of 'troll farm' controlled Russian mercenaries in Syria

Head of 'troll farm' controlled Russian mercenaries in Syria Yevgeniy Prigozhin was also in close contact with Russian officials before the attack and told a Syrian official that he had "secure permission" from a Russian minister for a "fast and strong" action that would happen in early February, according to intercepted communications seen by the Post. [Full Article...]


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