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Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister
- February 11, 2018

In a stark illustration of his efforts to pull in Pyongyang without pushing away Washington, Moon watched short-track speedskating with Vice President Mike Pence at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Saturday night. The senior USA official said Pence was not trying to avoid the North Korean officials but rather ignore them. "I think this overture towards South Korea is partly sanctions-related, and also related to the fact that it's clear a divergence has developed between Washington and ... (more...)
Taliban kill six local police in Afghanistan Taliban kill six local police in Afghanistan
- February 11, 2018

Trump rejected talks with the Taliban after a January 27 bomb in Kabul killed 103 people, a week after a raid on a hotel killed some 30 people, including four Americans. Lt. Col. Damien Pickart, spokesman for Air Forces Central Command, told Military.com that F-16 Fighting Falcons from Bagram Air Base carried out the strikes against the stolen vehicles. (more...)
Indian PM Modi makes historic visit to Palestine Indian PM Modi makes historic visit to Palestine
- February 11, 2018

Ramallah :India's improved relations with Israel could actually benefit Palestine, experts said here, underlining that the Palestinian leadership saw an opportunity in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in reviving the peace process with Israel. (more...)
Chinese New Year of the Dog to bring some bite to Northbridge Chinese New Year of the Dog to bring some bite to Northbridge
- February 11, 2018

MATTA president Datuk Tan Kok Liang said it has become a trend for the Chinese to travel overseas during the festive period and that Malaysia was one of their favourite destinations. Chinese people made 732 million trips via railway, road, waterway, and plane from February 1 to February 10, down 3.3 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Transport (MOT). (more...)
Virtue and Moir keep iron grip on first place for Team Canada Virtue and Moir keep iron grip on first place for Team Canada
- February 11, 2018

After another first-place finish from two-time world champions Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford in the pairs, and a third-place finish from world silver medallist Kaetlyn Osmond in the women's singles, Canada is in the gold medal position heading into Day 3's final three skates, and six points ahead of the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. (more...)
Watch the incredible North Korean cheerleaders at work
- February 11, 2018

The invitation was extended by Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong during a lunch meeting with Moon at Blue House, the presidential palace in Seoul. The unified hockey team representing North Korea and South Korea didn't fare so well in their first outing, losing 8-0 to Switzerland . (more...)
Magashule should take action on Vrede Dairy farm project: Mkhwebane Magashule should take action on Vrede Dairy farm project: Mkhwebane
- February 11, 2018

He added that the Public Protector had failed to send a copy of her report to the DA, as the original complainant, "as per past practice". There were, however, several issues that Adv. After nearly four years of investigating the controversial Vrede dairy project, the public protector's office has released a report the places the blame on the Free State department of agriculture and ignores the allegations surrounding political heavyweights and their Gupta friends. (more...)
Hard talks ahead for Tillerson and Turkish officials amid Afrin operation
- February 11, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will raise hard issues, including Afrin operation, during a visit to Turkey next week, a senior U.S. official said on Friday amid escalation crisis between the two countries over the U.S.'s support for the PKK terror group's Syrian offshoot YPG. (more...)
Saudi cleric relaxes women's dress code Saudi cleric relaxes women's dress code
- February 11, 2018

Sheikh Abdullah Al Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but that this did not necessitate wearing the abaya. Last month Saudi women were allowed to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a game. An announcement was made that women would be granted the right to drive in September. (more...)
Trump Blocks Release of Democrats' Intelligence Memo Trump Blocks Release of Democrats' Intelligence Memo
- February 11, 2018

Devin Nunes , R-Calif., chair of the House intelligence committee . Trump released a tweet Saturday saying Democrats "knew, because of sources and methods (and more )" that it could not be declassified and released in full. election. "We haven't heard that sentiment yet about our memo, but again we don't want to be as reckless as they are and that's why ours was very, very carefully written". (more...)
Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut
- February 11, 2018

South Korean television is showing a smiling President Moon Jae-in entering a reception room and shaking hands with North Korean delegates, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister. North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from USA aggression. On Thursday, Pyongyang staged a military parade, where it displayed what appeared to be intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of delivering a nuclear warhead anywhere in the United States, in a thinly ... (more...)
Enable Midstream Partners, LP (ENBL) EPS Estimated At $0.20
- February 11, 2018

The stock increased 1.58% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $34.16. About 742,630 shares traded or 121.99% up from the average. Analysts await Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) to report earnings on February, 20. Shares of Hess Midstream Partners ( HESM ) opened at $19.86 on Friday. WARNING: "Creative Planning Grows Position in EQT Midstream Partners LP (EQM)" was first posted by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. (more...)
Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria
- February 11, 2018

Diplomats said it was unclear whether Russian Federation would resort to its veto to block the draft resolution proposing the 30-day truce. A UN-mandated investigation team is probing "multiple" allegations of recent chemical weapons use in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib province. (more...)
Human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66 Human rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66
- February 11, 2018

Her spokesperson said Jahangir was taken to a private hospital on Ferozepur Road after suffering a cardiac arrest today where she breathed her last. Four years later, she co-founded the Human Rights Commision of Pakistan and served as its Secretary General until 1993 when she was elevated as commission's chairperson. (more...)
Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria
- February 11, 2018

Turkish authorities claim the operation in Syria's north western region of Afrin is also targeting Isis militants, though the group has never had a significant presence in the region. Why did Russian Federation abandon Afrin? The local government in Afrin accused Turkey of creating a "humanitarian crisis" by killing at least 160 people and displacing tens of thousands since the start of its offensive. (more...)
Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day Nine Turkish soldiers killed in action in Syria's Afrin in one day
- February 11, 2018

Ankara says the YPG is a "terrorist" offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency inside Turkey and is blacklisted by Washington and the European Union. The military has also said that only terrorist targets are being destroyed and "utmost care" is being shown to avoid harming civilians. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights , said his office had received reports including video footage of possible use of "toxic ... (more...)
Eleven Turkish troops die, chopper down in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive Eleven Turkish troops die, chopper down in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive
- February 11, 2018

Eleven Turkish soldiers were killed on Saturday, including two military personnel when a helicopter was downed, in the bloodiest day in Ankara's offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria . "One of the two Atak helicopters of ours operating on Afrin region unfortunately collapsed". Turkish forces claim that hundreds of Kurdish militia fighters have been "neutralized" in a series of military sorties, while militias such as the the YPG had before Saturday claimed more than a ... (more...)
Two Turkish pilots die in Syria crash
- February 11, 2018

State-run news agency Anadolu said the incident happened in Turkey's southern border province of Hatay. Military says only terror targets are being destroyed during operation. United Nations aid officials accuse the Syrian government of blocking all aid convoys to besieged areas since January. An airstrike Friday on the village of Hass in Idlib province killed at least 14 people, according to the Observatory and other opposition activists. (more...)
5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Into River In Co. Antrim 5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Into River In Co. Antrim
- February 11, 2018

It's believed the child fell into the Braid River and was not seen for a short period of time after. "The boy, believed to be five years old, has been taken to hospital by air ambulance". Inspector Shaf Ali said: 'I would like to thank everyone involved in the search effort and extend my sincerest condolences to the family at this time'. (more...)
Pence: 'No daylight' between United States, allies on North Korea Pence: 'No daylight' between United States, allies on North Korea
- February 11, 2018

The official added that Pence does not believe that the invitation dilutes the toughness of the United States pressure campaign on North Korea . He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un's government. (more...)
Technical gives deep insight into Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS)
- February 11, 2018

Oxbow Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Pan Amern Silver Corp (PAAS) by 11.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. About 2.66 million shares traded or 48.32% up from the average. Several other institutional investors have also bought shares of the company. Cambridge Investment Research holds 0% or 11,390 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Trump refuses to declassify Democratic response to GOP Russia memo Trump refuses to declassify Democratic response to GOP Russia memo
- February 11, 2018

After the House Intelligence Committee voted on a Monday to make that document public, Trump authorized its release swiftly on a Friday afternoon. "Blocking its release, and not the Republican one, is clearly a partisan move to muddy the facts, deceive the American public, and distract from Special Counsel Mueller's Russian Federation investigation", said Rep. (more...)
White House speechwriter resigns after domestic abuse allegations
- February 11, 2018

White House chief of staff John Kelly has reportedly said he would be willing to step down over the way he handled the accusations of abuse leveled at former staff secretary Rob Porter , who resigned Wednesday over the allegations, the New York Times reported Friday. (more...)
Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation
- February 11, 2018

Kim Yong Nam, the North's nominal head of state who was also at Saturday's meeting, said "even unexpected difficulties and ordeals could be surely overcome and the future of reunification brought earlier when having a firm will and taking courage and determination to usher in a new heyday of inter-Korean relations". (more...)
Military helicopter downed in southern Turkey: Erdogan Military helicopter downed in southern Turkey: Erdogan
- February 11, 2018

Ankara launched the Operation Olive Branch air and ground offensive last month against Kurdish fighters in Syria's Afrin region. However, the US chose to step back, saying that they no longer held an interest in Afrin. These numbers have not been independently confirmed, and Ankara denies the claim. More than 1,100 YPG militants have been killed, according to Turkish military. (more...)
$540.85 Million in Sales Expected for Cott Corp (COT) This Quarter
- February 11, 2018

Verizon Communications Inc now has $207.34 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.25. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Com stated it has 5.48M shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Pacad Inv Ltd has 11,962 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 183,410 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,744,000 after buying an additional 36,200 shares during the period. (more...)
Tim Tebow Foundation sponsors prom for special needs people Tim Tebow Foundation sponsors prom for special needs people
- February 11, 2018

The former Florida quarterback and National Football League player is known for his commitment to Christianity on and off the field. It was prom night held at the Pikes Peak Christian Church supported by the Tim Tebow Foundation . "They get to ride in limos, they get to walk down red carpets". Guests were treated to hair and makeup touch-up and shoeshines, KWTX reported. "The main goal is to celebrate life", Marcatonio said, "and to celebrate those with special needs". (more...)
(APH) Shares Sold by Jennison Associates LLC
- February 11, 2018

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH ) has risen 31.78% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500. Somerset Capital Management Llp bought 65,748 shares as the company's stock rose 15.61% with the market. (more...)
Syria calls US-led coalition strike in east Syria 'war crime' Syria calls US-led coalition strike in east Syria 'war crime'
- February 11, 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, said at least 36 civilians were killed , bringing the death toll to 185 since Monday. "To clarify all these questions, and to get a full picture of what happened, relevant information is now being gathered, both through our military experts and through the Foreign Ministry". (more...)
Milder for Friday afternoon, with rain for the weekend Milder for Friday afternoon, with rain for the weekend
- February 11, 2018

Temps will be in the 60s for Wednesday and Thursday before our next cold front knocks highs back into the 50s for Friday and Saturday . Lowest temperatures are predicted to be minus 2 to 2 degrees. Some rain shower are possible, but most of the day will be dry. There may also be enough instability, that some thunder maybe heard and once again temps will be warm, lower 70's in Savannah. (more...)

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