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North Korea puts tanks, troops on display during military parade North Korea puts tanks, troops on display during military parade
- February 08, 2018

SEOUL-North Korea held a military parade and rally on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, just one day before South Korea hosts the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . On his way to Seoul , Pence said Washington is set to launch the toughest sanctions yet on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs. North Korean and Iranian athletes at the Winter Olympics will not receive high-end smartphones being handed out to their fellow competitors because of United Nations ... (more...)
Here's a look at the 2018 Winter Olympic events that begin today Here's a look at the 2018 Winter Olympic events that begin today
- February 08, 2018

It will be the first time any member of the Kim dynasty has visited South Korea , which is still officially at war with the North. The younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is also heading to the Olympics . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will also arrive in South Korea on Friday to attend the opening ceremonies. Kim Yo Jong , who is believed to be around 30 , has quickly ascended the political ranks in Pyongyang. (more...)
Kim Jong Un watches parade of North Korean tanks, missiles and troops Kim Jong Un watches parade of North Korean tanks, missiles and troops
- February 08, 2018

Apart from their official activities, it's unlikely the women will have much interaction with South Koreans or freedom to explore their surroundings. Kim said Moon will hold a luncheon with the North Korean delegates on Saturday. The sporting event went on as planned, but so did the cold war between the two nations. "We did not see them a lot in the season, but it is nice to have them at the Olympics ", Bianca Walter, a female German skater, said. (more...)
Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear threat Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear threat
- February 08, 2018

In meetings with government leaders, military officials and US service members, Pence says he wants to make sure the Winter Olympics don't distract from the bellicose government's human rights abuses and nuclear program. As North Korea's march toward obtaining nuclear-tipped missiles capable of reaching the U.S. has exceeded the American government's estimates, the Trump administration has worked to rally the worldwide community to embrace tougher economic sanctions and isolation of the North. (more...)
US House committee unanimously votes to release Democratic memo US House committee unanimously votes to release Democratic memo
- February 08, 2018

Specifically, the memo takes aim at the FBI's use of information from former British spy Christopher Steele, who compiled a dossier containing allegations of ties between Trump, his associates and Russian Federation. A fierce partisan battle over the Justice Department and its role in the Russian Federation investigation moves into its second week Monday as Democrats try to persuade #the House Intelligence Committee to release a 10-page rebuttal to a controversial Republican memo alleging ... (more...)
Titan announces Black Panther: The Official Movie Special Titan announces Black Panther: The Official Movie Special
- February 08, 2018

Andy Serkis has admitted that filming Black Panther's fighting scenes with Chadwick Boseman could only be described as "pretty painful" because his co-star is 'kickboxing expert'. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Daniel Kaluuya. ODEON have just released a fantastic gift to fans of Marvel movies , it's a three-in-one box with tickets, glasses and some unbelievable artwork. (more...)
AAA: Drowsy driving crashes 8 times higher than federal estimates AAA: Drowsy driving crashes 8 times higher than federal estimates
- February 08, 2018

This new data shows that the amount of crashes caused by drowsy driving is eight times higher than federal estimates indicated. It's findings, according to researchers, conclude that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is almost eight times higher than federal estimates indicate. (more...)
At least 2 reportedly stabbed in church service at Texas home At least 2 reportedly stabbed in church service at Texas home
- February 08, 2018

Officials say a church member lunged toward the pastor last night and started stabbing people. The band member was stabbed in the neck, according to the newspaper. He said the suspect faces aggravated assault charges. A religious gathering at a home near the city's medical area turned into a crime scene when one of the church members began stabbing the pastor and other members. (more...)
Arrest made in fatal multi-vehicle crash on QEW in Mississauga Arrest made in fatal multi-vehicle crash on QEW in Mississauga
- February 08, 2018

Kerry Schmidt said that investigators are now holding an individual at the force's Port Credit detachment and plan to press charges this morning. The arrest came almost two weeks after the crash on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Mississauga that left six people injured and claimed the life of Nicole Turcotte. (more...)
Firefighters Help Boy Stuck In Claw Toy Vending Machine Firefighters Help Boy Stuck In Claw Toy Vending Machine
- February 08, 2018

The post states that Mason was enjoying his food when he decided he wanted a stuffed animal. Mason was dining with his parents at a restaurant in Titusville when a toy sitting in the machine caught his eye. "He went in, but obviously he couldn't come back out the same way", Sutton said. 'Driver Operator Lane and Firefighter George were able to get Mason out in short order with minimal damage to the game. (more...)
Nineteen children among dozens killed in latest Syrian government airstrikes Nineteen children among dozens killed in latest Syrian government airstrikes
- February 08, 2018

Syria's government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons, but the US State Department says it has recorded at least six suspected chemical attacks in the country in the past month. More than 350 people - including 86 children and 68 women - have been killed in bombardments in Eastern Ghouta alone since December 29, SOHR says. "The commission remains committed to fulfilling its mandate to investigate and document all human rights violation (s) occurring in the context of the Syrian ... (more...)
Eidelman Virant Capital Reduces Position in Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD)
- February 08, 2018

Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.80535, the 3 month is 0.92249, and the 1 month is now 0.96208. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $9.43, BKD sits below its 52-week high. (NYSE:BKD) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2. Camber Mgmt Lc reported 5.40 million shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 11 report. (more...)
Why are the Spice Girls reuniting? One possible reason Why are the Spice Girls reuniting? One possible reason
- February 08, 2018

A week later, however, TMZ indicates that Beckham has had a change of heart and is now "fully on board" with the idea of reunion shows. So David Beckham's got his thing. While the Spice Girls' reunion is still in the early planning stages, the first murmurings from the camp suggested that although the girl group may be involved in various TV projects, performances and compilations, fans shouldn't get their hopes up about a world tour . (more...)
Kim Jong Un's Younger Sister Will Join North Korea's Olympic Delegation Kim Jong Un's Younger Sister Will Join North Korea's Olympic Delegation
- February 08, 2018

Kim Yo-jong, who was promoted by her brother past year to the ruling party's political wing, will attend the opening of this month's Winter Olympics in the South Korean alpine town of Pyeongchang, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry. (more...)
Democrats Should Look Back at 2013 to Avoid Another Shutdown in 2018 Democrats Should Look Back at 2013 to Avoid Another Shutdown in 2018
- February 08, 2018

But apart from the short-term implications, the two-year deal reached by senators, if backed by the House, may be a source of wider concern. "Its enactment would allow the Appropriations committees to work in a thoughtful manner over the next several weeks to reach consensus on important bipartisan priorities like funding our national defense , the opioid epidemic, veterans' health care, and infrastructure", he said . (more...)
Israel Appoints New Ambassador to Jordan Israel Appoints New Ambassador to Jordan
- February 08, 2018

Weissbrod now heads the Middle East Bureau at the Foreign Ministry's Center for Political Research, previously serving as first secretary in Israel's Jordanian embassy between 2001 and 2004 after a previous diplomatic post in the Liason Bureau in Morocco. (more...)
Dems win Missouri state House race in district where Trump won big Dems win Missouri state House race in district where Trump won big
- February 08, 2018

Meanwhile, no Democratic-held districts appear to be easy Republican pickups this year, though that's mainly because Republicans during the past two election cycles have snapped up every legislative race that was even remotely competitive for them. (more...)
Korean Envoy Summoned over Smartphone Ban for Iranian Athletes Korean Envoy Summoned over Smartphone Ban for Iranian Athletes
- February 08, 2018

The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games will be held on February 9 at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. South Korea wants to use the event to re-engage with North Korea and open the way for talks to resolve one of the world's most unsafe crises, in which U.S. (more...)
Opposition demand to disclose Rafale deal details unrealistic, says defence ministry Opposition demand to disclose Rafale deal details unrealistic, says defence ministry
- February 08, 2018

The Government asserted that the demand to disclose details such as the deal's value was "unrealistic" as doing so might compromise India's national security. BJP answered that they had "conveniently forgotten" that UPA government in 2012 had declared Rafale the "lowest bidder". Unfounded allegations are being made regarding the 2016 inter-governmental agreement (IGA) to procure 36 Rafale aircraft in fly-away condition from France. (more...)
US Vice President Pence heading to S.Korea US Vice President Pence heading to S.Korea
- February 08, 2018

The demilitarised zone offers visitors coming to South Korea for the Winter Olympics a surreal mix of doomsday military installations and tourist attractions. The official didn't want to be named, citing office rules. The vice president followed that with threats to impose some of the "toughest and most aggressive" economic sanctions ever against North Korea in a bid to end its nuclear and ballistic missile program "once and for all". (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGN) To Release Earnings
- February 08, 2018

The stock increased 0.60% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $23.5. About 372,355 shares traded. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in inventing medicines for people with serious diseases. (NASDAQ:NEWS) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. (more...)
Stephen Colbert Dares Trump to Ignore His Lawyers and Talk to Mueller Stephen Colbert Dares Trump to Ignore His Lawyers and Talk to Mueller
- February 08, 2018

Then in a second bit, the two hosts talk about the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Sources out of the White House have said Trump's lawyers are now advising him to refuse a meeting with special counsel Robert Mueller , over the investigation into potential connections between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian election meddling efforts. (more...)
South Africa's Zuma ready to quit if conditions met says news service South Africa's Zuma ready to quit if conditions met says news service
- February 08, 2018

Ramaphosa and Zuma had met for discussions about the sitting President's "transition" this morning following what were termed "fruitful discussions" when the two met last night. Other options for his removal include impeachment proceedings in parliament or a vote on an opposition-sponsored motion of no confidence that is scheduled for February 22. (more...)
Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle quits amid sexual harassment allegations Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle quits amid sexual harassment allegations
- February 08, 2018

K&L Gates lawyer Nick Ruskin said his client would be hospitalised immediately to recover from the toll the investigation took on his health. A City of Melbourne spokesperson told The New Daily the council was yet to receive notification of the Lord Mayor's resignation on Sunday night. (more...)
Democrat wins special election in Missouri district that voted overwhelmingly for Trump Democrat wins special election in Missouri district that voted overwhelmingly for Trump
- February 08, 2018

In other words, the district has swung 31 percentage points toward Democrats since Trump won a year ago. In December, embattled Republican Roy Moore lost a deep-red Senate seat in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones, making him the first Democrat in a decade to win any statewide office in the state. (more...)
Dutch judge to ask European Union court about post-Brexit citizenship issues Dutch judge to ask European Union court about post-Brexit citizenship issues
- February 08, 2018

In the event of a limited free trade deal being negotiated, projected growth would be 8% lower in the West Midlands, north-west England and Northern Ireland , by 6% in Scotland and 5.5% in Wales. Earlier Theresa May , speaking at Prime Minister's Question Time in the Commons, assured MPs that Britain will be robust in its arguments with the EU. (more...)
Korea rules out possibility of talks with United States during Olympics Korea rules out possibility of talks with United States during Olympics
- February 08, 2018

The arrival of the cheering squad has been highly anticipated in the South and also in Japan, where the squads have many fans, particularly among young men. "One of the positives of her visit is that she is someone able to deliver a direct message on behalf of Kim Jong-Un", said Shin Beom-chul, a professor at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy in Seoul . (more...)
Venezuela sets presidential vote for Apr 22 after talks crumble Venezuela sets presidential vote for Apr 22 after talks crumble
- February 08, 2018

The former president of Spanish Government, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, sent a letter today to Venezuelan opposition delegation that participates in dialogue with executive in which it asks to subscribe agreement prepared by Facilitating Committee of talks For development of an electoral process with guarantees. (more...)
Sri Lanka opt to bat first in second Bangladesh Test Sri Lanka opt to bat first in second Bangladesh Test
- February 08, 2018

Taijul (4-83) break the 47 run stand for the second wicket when he had de Silva caught in the slip. Leg-spinning all-rounder Jeevan Mendis has earned a recall to the Sri Lankan T20I side for the two-match series against Bangladesh later this month after over four years. (more...)
Ireland's Joe Schmidt changes four for Six Nations clash with Italy Ireland's Joe Schmidt changes four for Six Nations clash with Italy
- February 08, 2018

Leavy made a huge impact when replacing van der Flier after 38-minutes and has been handed the starting role in the number seven jersey. The 20-year-old Larmour has been in sensational form in his first senior matches for Leinster, at fullback and wing. (more...)

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