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Turkish Army Chopper 'Shot Down' in Hatay in Turkey's Southeast: Erdogan Turkish Army Chopper 'Shot Down' in Hatay in Turkey's Southeast: Erdogan
- February 11, 2018

However, he said that the cause of the incident is still unclear. "We do not have any exact evidence and document regarding whether it was downed due to external intervention", he said. The YPG, which has ties with Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), was the US-led coalition's main ground partner in the fight against ISIS in Syria. (more...)
At least 100 firefighters battled blaze at $18 million Bel-Air mansion At least 100 firefighters battled blaze at $18 million Bel-Air mansion
- February 11, 2018

In live video, the mansion looked to be fully-engulfed in flames. A fire that broke out in a Bel-Air home near campus was partially contained Thursday evening. Though the home was significantly damaged, firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby pool house and garage on the property. The firefighter was taken to a hospital with minor burn injuries. (more...)
Pence `Encouraged' by Talks With South Korea's Moon at Olympics Pence `Encouraged' by Talks With South Korea's Moon at Olympics
- February 11, 2018

The games are also being attended by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior officials. That display of unity comes after sustained overtures made by South Korea's president Moon Jae-in. There is intense interest in what their conversation will entail. North Korea spent billions to put on the World Youth Festival in July 1989 , a year after Seoul hosted the Summer Olympics. (more...)
Trump defends former aide after abuse claims bring criticism
- February 11, 2018

In both his statements to the press and his latest tweet , Trump has insinuated that he thinks Porter is innocent and the allegations are false. The problem for Kelly with the Porter scandal is that it's a succession of multipling errors. (more...)
PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget
- February 11, 2018

The Congress has insulted "poor Indians", the BJP said in response to P Chidambaram's jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying selling "pakodas" should be considered employment. "Modiji also narrated a story to indirectly tell the MPs that they can not sit back and hope to win, riding the Modi wave again". The 2019 polls will no doubt be a battle of alliances. (more...)
Winter Olympics: North and South Korea Stage 'Peace Taekwondo'
- February 11, 2018

Mr Pence said the United States would "demand at the outset of any new dialogue or negotiations that the Kim regime put denuclearisation on the table and take concrete steps with the world community to dismantle, permanently and irreversibly, their nuclear and ballistic missile programmes". (more...)
Deepika Padukone's highest grossing films: From Padmaavat to Race 2 Deepika Padukone's highest grossing films: From Padmaavat to Race 2
- February 11, 2018

Among the many records, the most illustrious one is that Padmaavat BO collections are the highest ever for a Bollywood film not starring one of the three Khans - Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir. Deepika plays the queen of Chittor, Rani Padmavati in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali epic. The Ayan Mukerji movie which featured Ranbir Kapoor , Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kalki Koechlin in significant roles, was another movie that performed well, as far as numbers are concerned. (more...)
Joyful cheer opens Games for unified Korean team
- February 11, 2018

North Korea said Saturday that it will further reinforce its nuclear deterrence against the United States in response to Washington's renewed nuclear commitment to its allies. It was also not clear whether failure to deploy drones as part of the programme during the two-hour opening ceremony was in any way related to the system problems. (more...)
American Water (NYSE:AWK) Shares Were Downgraded Today by Janney Montgomery
- February 11, 2018

It is down 29.31% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. Howland Capital Management Llc increased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New ( AWK ) by 37.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
S. Korean president meets head of DPRK delegation for Winter Olympics S. Korean president meets head of DPRK delegation for Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

She later gave that folder to Moon, and Moon's office said it was a personal letter from her brother. South Korea says the artists will return to the North on Tuesday by a land route. Moon was apparently referring to North Korea, which made a decision to take part in the quadrennial event at the last minute following its dialogue with Seoul last month. (more...)
Oklahoma State Stuns West Virginia Oklahoma State Stuns West Virginia
- February 11, 2018

The No. 19 West Virginia Mountaineers (18-6) are riding in a two-game winning streak including a 75-73 win over Oklahoma in which Lamont West scored 17 points in 5 of 10 shooting from the field and 2 of 3 from the free throw line. The WVU defense clamped down in the second half, allowing the Lady Raiders to make only one three pointer, after going 5-of-7 in the first half. The Mountaineers also scored 18 points off of turnovers. (more...)
Banco Santander (BME:SAN) Given a €6.35 Price Target at UBS Group
- February 11, 2018

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.75, a current ratio of 1.69 and a quick ratio of 1.69. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $14.99. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, September 27 with "Buy". The firm earned "Sell" rating on Monday, December 11 by Citigroup. (more...)
U.S. urges world to 'speak with one voice' on Syria chemical attacks U.S. urges world to 'speak with one voice' on Syria chemical attacks
- February 11, 2018

Eastern Ghouta is the last remaining rebel-held stronghold near Damascus and has been under a government siege since 2013. Earlier on Monday, air strikes killed 23 people in rebel-held eastern Ghouta district, just outside Damascus, a war monitor reported, and a woman was killed by shelling inside the regime-held capital, state media said. (more...)
South Korean Lim claims title in PyeongChang Games short track men's 1500m South Korean Lim claims title in PyeongChang Games short track men's 1500m
- February 11, 2018

Lim was quick to get to the front and he avoided any drama to cross the line first in an Olympic record time of two minutes 10.485secs. Medals won at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics by South Korean athletes could provide intangible benefits valued from 176 billion won to 263 billion won, according to a study by the Hyundai Research Institute. (more...)
War of memos on Trump's desk War of memos on Trump's desk
- February 11, 2018

Last week, Republican lawmakers released the Nunes memo , an overhyped, thinly evidenced hit on the Justice Department , without simultaneously publishing a Democratic response. Democrats say that this is all about trying to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Among those passages are some that the Justice Departments says could compromise intelligence sources and methods, ongoing investigations and national security if disclosed. (more...)
Trump withholds memo on Russia from Democrats
- February 11, 2018

Let us all see the basis on which an American court repeatedly deemed one of its citizens worthy of wiretapping (via four 90-day authorizations). The GOP president accused the committee's Democrats with crafting their document so they could "blame the White House for lack of transparency". (more...)
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics
- February 11, 2018

The spokesman said Mr Moon replied that the North and South should continue to work to build conditions so that a summit can take place. She shook hands with Moon and smiled faintly as the South Korean leader entered a meeting room at the Blue House on Saturday. (more...)
Dhawan makes century in India's 289-7 in 4th ODI in…
- February 11, 2018

India , who suffered their first loss of the tour, were 240 all out following half centuries from Deepti Sharma (79) and Veda Krishnamurthy (56). South African cricket team will be playing the 4th match of ongoing ODI series against India wearing Pink Jerseys. (more...)
PyeongChang 2018: Russia Olympians win first medal PyeongChang 2018: Russia Olympians win first medal
- February 11, 2018

The 21-year-old won the A final with a time of 2min 10.485sec, bettering compatriot Lee Jung-Su's previous mark, set on his way to winning at Vancouver 2010, by 0.464 seconds. "During the ceremony I barely held back my tears for me this medal is very heavy, very hard-won", - said Semyon reporters. Defending champion Charles Hamelin and his Canadian team-mate Samuel Girard set the early pace but Lim and compatriot Hwang Dae-heon always looked risky. (more...)
Oxfam prostitutes SCANDAL: Government officials warn charity will be probed Oxfam prostitutes SCANDAL: Government officials warn charity will be probed
- February 11, 2018

A DfID spokesman said: "We often work with organisations in chaotic and hard circumstances". Former worldwide development secretary Priti Patel told BBC Radio 5 Live the Oxfam allegations had not surprised her and said it was "absolutely appalling". (more...)
North Korea invites South Korean president to visit at 'earliest date' North Korea invites South Korean president to visit at 'earliest date'
- February 11, 2018

The rare meeting at the Blue House in Seoul on Saturday comes after Kim Yo Jong and other North Korean delegates attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics where they took their place among dignitaries from around the world, including U.S. (more...)
House Intel Republicans plan to wall off aides from Democratic staffers - literally House Intel Republicans plan to wall off aides from Democratic staffers - literally
- February 11, 2018

It's expected to happen this spring... "I'm not part of that decision", Rep. Mike Conaway told CBS. "You've got to talk to Devin". "I swear to God I didn't know that", he said. Nunes and the committee's top Democrat, Rep. The GOP memo, released publicly earlier this month, alleges surveillance abuses in the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department, accusing them of anti-Trump bias. (more...)
Trump signs budget bill, ending brief government shutdown Trump signs budget bill, ending brief government shutdown
- February 11, 2018

The government shut down at midnight Thursday after Kentucky GOP Sen. Sen. Rand Paul , center, takes a brief break from the floor of the U.S. Senate to pose for a photo with Rep. The budget deal features what White House aides in recent days have called "priorities" for Trump: a two-year increase in spending caps, more money for the Pentagon, and an extension of the borrowing limit hike into next year. (more...)
Why Donald Trump won't condemn Rob Porter
- February 11, 2018

The allegations and resignations are bringing Mr Trump's judgement into question, and Democrat Congresswoman Nydia Valazquez said there was a culture of misogyny. "When I tried to get help, I was counseled to consider carefully how what I said might affect his career". I'm trying to keep business out of Mexico. (more...)
Trump, Saying 'Mere Allegation' Ruins Lives, Appears to Doubt #MeToo Movement
- February 11, 2018

Porter-who resigned on Wednesday-is reportedly involved romantically with White House communications director Hope Hicks, for whom his second ex-wife, Jennie Willoughby, says she's anxious. She wrote in a blog post that she was "embarrassed to tell anyone because I thought that this wasn't something that happened to women like me; it didn't happen in my social circles". (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to summit in Pyongyang Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to summit in Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

According to Pence's office, there was "no interaction" between the US vice president and the North Korean officials. Progress in communication between North and South Korea on Saturday prompted concern in the Japanese government that Seoul may rush into dialogue with the North at the expense of the pressure campaign espoused by Japan and the United States. (more...)
Lowry well placed to challenge at Pebble Beach Pro Lowry well placed to challenge at Pebble Beach Pro
- February 11, 2018

Shane Lowry also had a tough day at the office, the Offalyman - who opened with a four-under 67 at Monterrey Peninsula - struggling to a second round 73 at Pebble Beach which left him on three-under 140 after two rounds but at least on course (with his third round at Spyglass Hill) to survive the cut. (more...)
Eagles fan brings wife's ashes to first ever Eagles Super Bowl parade Eagles fan brings wife's ashes to first ever Eagles Super Bowl parade
- February 11, 2018

The Eagles gain massive yardage by their running back, Blunt; however, a big deflection on a touchdown pass ends up in the hands of a Patriots' defender, counting for the first turnover of the night. It was bedlam; we were all hugging and screaming hysterically. "There are many emotions when you come up short of your goal", Brady said in his post. (more...)
Winter Olympics begin with extraordinary political optics Winter Olympics begin with extraordinary political optics
- February 11, 2018

The two Koreas remain technically at war since their 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty. "We don't want to speculate because we're still trying to find out what the root source is", said Nancy Park, a spokeswoman for the Games organizers. (more...)
South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister
- February 11, 2018

Kim's visit is significant as she is the first member of North Korea's ruling family to enter South Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1953. We recognize that these images of North and South Korea shaking hands and being friendly toward each other as well as of South and North Korean athletes walking into the Olympic stadium together do not ensure peace on the Korean peninsula. (more...)

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