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Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on North Korea Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on North Korea
- February 08, 2018

Kim Jong-Un, the sister of North Korean leader will visit South Korea this week to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , Seoul said on Wednesday. Pence, speaking alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinz┼Ź Abe, did not specify exactly what the sanctions could be but he vowed the United States would halt North Korea's nuclear programme "once and for all". (more...)
ICC probes Venezuela for violence against protesters ICC probes Venezuela for violence against protesters
- February 08, 2018

But human rights groups and Duterte's political opponents accuse him of inciting murder and say he refuses to investigate allegations that police are planting evidence, fabricating reports and executing users and dealers in cold blood. The ICC would have jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes if committed on the respective territories of the Philippines and Venezuela or by their respective nationals since the date when the Statute entered into force in each State, ... (more...)
Mexico authorities catch animal traffickers trying to mail a tiger cub Mexico authorities catch animal traffickers trying to mail a tiger cub
- February 08, 2018

The baby tiger was only detected when a sniffer dog searching for contraband noticed something unusual about the container. It was found among shredded newspaper without food or water. Authorities said the shipping papers for the plastic tub were in order, but there's a law against sending live animals through the mail. It was dehydrated but did not face other problems and was delivered to a center for animal protection. (more...)
Body of Su-25 pilot killed in Syria delivered to Moscow Body of Su-25 pilot killed in Syria delivered to Moscow
- February 08, 2018

Fillipov was nominated for the Hero of Russian Federation title posthumously. Filipov will be laid to rest on Thursday with military honours in line with his family's wishes in the city of Voronezh, some 500 kilometres south of Moscow, the defence ministry said. (more...)
Israel to Level Dozens of Palestinian Schools in West Bank Israel to Level Dozens of Palestinian Schools in West Bank
- February 08, 2018

According to eyewitnesses, a Palestinian youth was injured by live ammunition and scores suffered teargas inhalation during the clashes. Six protesters were hit by rubber bullets and 12 suffered from tear gas inhalation. "Instead of inviting Mahmoud Abbas to address the Security Council to disseminate lies and hate, the Council should unequivocally condemn this attack and demand that he stop paying stipends to terrorists", he said in a statement. (more...)
US Senate leaders reach long-term, bipartisan budget deal to avert shutdown
- February 08, 2018

Both Democrats and Republicans have said they were making progress on a budget that would increase spending limits for defense and non-defense programs. The dollar rose on the deal, as did yields on the 10-year U.S. Treasury. Government shutdowns like the one that lasted three days in January are very damaging to the military, he said. (more...)
Holocaust-denying Illinois Republican hopeful rails against 'Jews Holocaust-denying Illinois Republican hopeful rails against 'Jews
- February 08, 2018

Jones. It is shocking to hear how vocally and unapologetically racist you are". Jones countered "well I do not belong to any formal National Socialist organization anymore and I haven't belonged to one since about 1990, okay". From there, the 70-year-old retired insurance salesman held up a paper that he claimed were forged records of Holocaust survivors getting special social security benefits. (more...)
House Sends Spending Bill To Keep Government Open To The Senate House Sends Spending Bill To Keep Government Open To The Senate
- February 08, 2018

On Tuesday, the House passed a partisan bill that would fund government for six weeks - but fund the military through the remainder of fiscal year 2018. Remember, too, that five years ago, the Senate , by a lopsided margin, passed comprehensive immigration reform that would have tightened border security, gone a long way toward solving agriculture's labor problems, increased visas for highly skilled workers and provided a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Sport Minister Rathore hails Khelo India School Games Sport Minister Rathore hails Khelo India School Games
- February 08, 2018

While the four gold medals on offer during the day were split between Maharashtra, Punjab, Telangana and Manipur, it were Maharashtra who took the most. Karnataka (15 gold, 11 silver and 15 bronze) occupy the fourth spot, while Uttar Pradesh (9 gold, 18 silver and 20 bronze) are fifth. Rathore presented Haryana with the glittering customised trophy for emerging team champions. (more...)
United Nations allows North Korean under sanctions to travel to Olympics United Nations allows North Korean under sanctions to travel to Olympics
- February 08, 2018

Unification Minister Cho Myung Gyun said it is inappropriate to link the military parade to the Pyeongchang Olympics, downplaying suspicions that North Korea intentionally chose to hold a military parade a day before its athletes march into the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday. (more...)
South Korea Seeks UN Permission to Let North Korean Official Attend Olympics South Korea Seeks UN Permission to Let North Korean Official Attend Olympics
- February 08, 2018

North Korea's nominal head of state and senior statesman, 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam, is expected to join her. Tanks, missile launchers, armoured vehicles, artillery pieces and up to 13,000 soldiers are marching for Kim Jong-un in a display of might to the West. (more...)
Fire breaks out near Winter Olympics village in South Korea Fire breaks out near Winter Olympics village in South Korea
- February 08, 2018

South Korean tours to the resort were closed after a South Korean tourist was shot by a North Korean guard there in 2008. Among the thousands of competitors, representing 93 countries, participating in the parade will be twenty-two athletes from North Korea. (more...)
Sister of North Korean leader to go to South Korea for Olympics Sister of North Korean leader to go to South Korea for Olympics
- February 08, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence says he only learned of domestic violence allegations against a top White House official Thursday morning from news reports, but he says he isn't addressing them during his trip to Japan and South Korea . According to CNN , Kim Jong-Un's sister Kim Yo-Jong, who is 30-year-old, was in 2017 promoted to the Politburo of North Korea . In a historic move, the first member of the family of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un is slated to visit South Korea. (more...)
Iranian, Russian, Turkish leaders to meet in Istanbul Iranian, Russian, Turkish leaders to meet in Istanbul
- February 08, 2018

Russia , along with Iran, is the key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Moscow's military intervention inside Syria is widely seen as tipping the balance in the conflict. Abu al-Layth said Tuesday's shells landed in the north of Atma camp, with one projectile punching a hole in the northeastern face of a cement dwelling. (more...)
Senate reaches budget agreement-but House Dems still want action on DACA
- February 08, 2018

If Democrats refuse to back the budget deal , it'll be up to House Speaker Paul Ryan to convince every Republican House member to vote 'yes, ' but GOP members may refuse to go along and force a shutdown Thursday night. But several Republicans said they weren't optimistic the extra defence spending could get through the Senate . The compromise would hike spending on defense and domestic programs by $300 billion, and it would keep the government funded through October ... (more...)
NPF Charges Neiphiu Rio with Obstructing Rival Candidate to File Paper NPF Charges Neiphiu Rio with Obstructing Rival Candidate to File Paper
- February 08, 2018

It was informed that the 29 candidates whose application got rejected were all substitute candidates. Aier said scrutiny of the nomination papers of Kaito Jakhalu for Suruhoto Assembly Constituency under Zunheboto district was adjourned till February 10 next, as he is holding an 'office of profit, ' as complained by his opponents. (more...)
Bush says Russian Federation meddled in election Bush says Russian Federation meddled in election
- February 08, 2018

President Donald Trump , whom the Russians tried to help get elected, has frequently hedged on whether he thinks Russia interfered on his behalf. Bush was supportive of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Thursday, as he told an audience at a summit in Abu Dhabi that the USA needs to "welcome" them. (more...)
Putin, Erdogan discuss military coordination in Syria Putin, Erdogan discuss military coordination in Syria
- February 08, 2018

Turkey , Iran and Russian Federation had taken part in a three-way process at a summit in Sochi to gear up efforts for a political solution to the Syrian turmoil, leading to the formation of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress. "The discussion of the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic continued", the press service said. But along with Iran they have sponsored a series of meetings - held mainly in Kazakhstan, but most recently in Sochi, Russia, in late January - that they say are aimed ... (more...)
Home Republicans go short-term spending invoice that's seemingly doomed within the Senate
- February 08, 2018

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested on Monday an increase in defense spending through September 30 while lawmakers continue negotiations on spending for non-defense programs. The increase in internal divisions is the primary reason for this and Majority Leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) feels this is a good time to introduce bipartisan legislation. (more...)
Turkey dismisses French marks on Syria campaign as 'insults' Turkey dismisses French marks on Syria campaign as 'insults'
- February 08, 2018

But Washington has backed the YPG as a key secular ally in the fight against the Islamic State group. Turkey says the YPG is a terror organisation allied to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Reportedly, the settlements liberated from terrorists are on the border with Turkey's Kilis province. Turkey's Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army united two sectors of the front taking control over Ali Kar settlement within the Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish media reported citing ... (more...)
Maybe 2 more inches of snow tonight Maybe 2 more inches of snow tonight
- February 08, 2018

The snow continues to fly in south-central Montana at 2 p.m. Tuesday . Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming north 11 to 16 miles per hour in the afternoon. Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Thursday night - A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 10 a.m. (more...)
Lamar Stevens leads Penn State men's basketball past Maryland Lamar Stevens leads Penn State men's basketball past Maryland
- February 08, 2018

The Terps are now 16-10 overall and 5-8 in the Big Ten. Each Big Ten team is represented in the event and will send out six golfers to compete in the individual matches. They've struggled with Purdue's Vincent Edwards, Michigan State's Jaren Jackson Jr., Indiana's Juwan Morgan and Michigan's Moritz Wagner in recent weeks, as well. (more...)
Rouhani Voices Iran Readiness to Help Turkey over Syria Concerns Rouhani Voices Iran Readiness to Help Turkey over Syria Concerns
- February 08, 2018

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan seek to strengthen ties and improve coordination between the two countries' military and security services in Syria, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday. (more...)
Air Strikes Kill 31, Including Children, in Syria Air Strikes Kill 31, Including Children, in Syria
- February 08, 2018

It was the only medical centre in this town and it served 15,000 people. He later appeared in a cloud of dust carrying his 3-month-old son, Ibrahim, who he had just rescued from under the rubble. Activists say the assault on Ghouta escalated after rebels refused to join peace talks hosted by Russian Federation last month, reported AP. The U.N. (more...)
Justin Timberlake sells out one show, adds another in Cleveland Justin Timberlake sells out one show, adds another in Cleveland
- February 08, 2018

At the end of Justin Timberlake's divisive performance, the pop star made his way up into the stands, where he took a selfie with Ryan McKenna - a 7th grader who, in that instant, became an IRL meme. "I've got like 36 Snapchats, like 21 DMs, and like 150 follower requests on Instagram ". In a 1998 interview Prince did with Guitar World magazine he said that using a hologram to represent a dead artist would be " the most demonic thing imaginable ", according to TIME. (more...)
Microstrategy Inc (NASDAQ:MSTR) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves
- February 08, 2018

Caz Investments Lp who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $304.86B market cap company. The stock increased 1.90% or $1.915 during the last trading session, reaching $102.815. On Friday, September 16 the stock rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with "Outperform". (NYSE:WMT) was sold by WALTON ALICE L. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.23, for a total value of $96,442,668.30. (more...)
Trump at prayer breakfast: faith 'central' to American life Trump at prayer breakfast: faith 'central' to American life
- February 08, 2018

Trump says "we can all be heroes to everybody". President Trump stuck to the script during the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, honoring the power of faith and politics for leaders facing national and internal challenges. In January, Trump had asked the nation to pray for her ahead of her surgery. Porter, 40, denied the allegations, despite one of his exes providing news outlets with photos of a black eye she said was caused when Porter punched her in the face during a trip to ... (more...)
Pence announces 'toughest' U.S. sanctions on North Korea Pence announces 'toughest' U.S. sanctions on North Korea
- February 08, 2018

Pence is due to arrive in South Korea on Thursday, coinciding with the arrival of the North's ceremonial leader, who is the most senior North Korean official to enter the South since the 1950-53 Korean War ended with a truce. Washington has led a global campaign to force North Korea to give up development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the U.S. and has taken a tougher line recently than its allies in Seoul, exposing tensions that South Korean President Moon Jae-in could struggle to ... (more...)
Senate leaders announce budget agreement, hike in Pentagon spending
- February 08, 2018

The bipartisan deal lifts mandatory federal spending caps imposed under the 2011 Budget Control Act . The budget reportedly raises spending caps by $300 billion over two years, allocating $80 million to defense spending and $63 billion to non-defense spending for the upcoming fiscal year. (more...)
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...)

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