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Talk of joint Olympics hockey team worries South Koreans

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The world's ice hockey governing body said that the joint team positively reflects an Olympic ideal of realizing social development and peace through sports, particularly considering the division of the Korean Peninsula, Voice of America said, citing an e-mail from the organization. Read More »

Macron ends summit with Brexit financial services warning

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Ministers are to announce a £44.5 million cash injection as Theresa May meets French President Emmanuel Macron in a high-profile summit today (January 18). "We know this is already a system in place for Norway ". "We also work closely together as the only European countries who are permanent members of the UN Security Council as well as members of the G7, G20 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, upholding our shared faith in the rules-based global system". Read More »

WWE Releases Statement on Hulk Hogan Possibly Returning

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In other "B-list celebrities who've decided against running for public office" news, Hulk Hogan (born Terry Bollea ) just added his name to the "no" column - for now. "After seeing Donald Trump's fan base and watching what Jesse Ventura did (as governor of Minnesota)". "At a minimum, I hope to convince Hogan to body slam Scott in every debate". Read More »

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

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Democrats , however, remain largely opposed to the measure, known as a continuing resolution (CR), because they want it tied to a larger immigration deal over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and border security. Read More »

Cuomo's Approval Rating Up After Federal Tax Fight Vow

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Advocates for legalization say the tax revenue could be a huge boost to New York's economy. "Rather than force New York City riders and low-income families to pay more .the governor should return the money he diverted and support a tax on millionaires to bring the system into the 21st century". Read More »

Head of N. Korea's most popular girl band to visit S. Korea

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She will also be heading the art troupe in February. The two Koreas reached a package of Olympics-related rapprochement deals on Wednesday, including marching together at the opening ceremony and fielding their first joint Olympic team, in women's ice hockey. Read More »

House passes bill to keep government open

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The final vote was 230-197, with six Democrats voting for the measure and 11 Republicans voting against it, reported the Hill . Republicans , including the president, yesterday pre-emptively blamed Democrats for any failure to reach an agreement on a funding measure and ensuring government shutdown. Read More »

NA adopts resolution condemning Imran, Rasheed's anti-parliament tirade

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The resolution was adopted by the House in the absence of PTI members, and signed by members of the PML-N, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). He had added that if they fail to appear, they should be arrested. CJP, during hearing of a case pertaining to Katas Raj temple, said it did not matter what was being said about the parliament by others, the SC believes parliament is a supreme institution. Read More »

Pounds Of Cocaine Found In Pineapples In Portugal

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The searches uncovered wax-covered cylinders hidden inside pineapples and containing more than 300 kilograms of cocaine in all. News reported that the raid came following a long standing investigation between Spain and Portugal. According to a statement from Portugal's Polícia Judiciária (PJ), the cocaine was seized as part of Operation Japy, which led to the dismantling of an global ring that "was dedicated to repeatedly bringing in to the European continent large quantities of cocaine ... Read More »

Newborn baby found abandoned in Toronto

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Toronto paramedics told CBC Toronto that the baby, a male, was transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition. Police say that they are working to determine whether the baby was born in the walkway or at another location. Read More »

Winter Storm Warning for much of the ArkLaTex

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Crews have been pretreating interstates since Sunday in areas of the Upstate, according to the DOT. The National Weather Service expects serious changes in the weather in the next 24 hours. Highs around 30° under sunny skies. Most of Wednesday will also be below freezing with highs in the low to mid 30s. Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 18. Read More »

Election Commission wants 20 AAP MLAs disqualified

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Of the 21 MLAs, the proceedings against Jarnail Singh were dropped after he resigned as the Rajouri Garden MLA to contest the Punjab Assembly polls in February 2017. "Recommendation on AAP MLAs is sub judice, will not comment on what recommendation has been given to the President", the Election Commission said, according to ANI . Read More »

Ideal cognitive scores - so what's Donald Trump's excuse?

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Examining the White House physician's briefing on President Trump's physical, I was alarmed - not about the president's health, but the doctor's. Jackson said with mostly normal results on a battery of tests and examinations "excellent", Trump , 71, has remarkably good cardiac health, probably because he does not smoke or drink alcohol. Read More »

Department of Justice to request Supreme Court review of DACA injunction

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The Homeland Security department announced on Saturday that it would once again start processing applications for renewal of DACA permits because of Alsup' ruling. Alsup's ruling only applies to those Dreamers seeking renewal applications under DACA. Two days after Alsup's decision , during another meeting with members of Congress, Trump reportedly asked why the us would want to allow in immigrants from "shithole countries", such as Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. Read More »

Here's Why Democrats Are Sabotaging The DACA Compromise

Otherwise, he said , it will never pass the House, where many conservatives are opposed to extending protections to the Dreamers. Congressional Democrats on Wednesday dug in on their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn't paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants - a hard-line stance celebrated by liberal groups who have shrugged off risks of a government shutdown. Read More »

13 starving children bound to beds in house of horrors

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After a 17-year-old girl escaped her home and called police , authorities discovered that she and 12 brothers and sisters had allegedly been held captive in their home by their parents , the Washington Post reported . One neighbour told ABC news: "They were very, very pale-skinned, like they had never seen the sun". They were arrested on suspicion of torture and child endangerment. Read More »

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

While it hardly would change Trump's meaning, the difference is said to be the basis for Cotton and Perdue to deny the president said what Durbin claimed. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, one of the six senators in the meeting with Trump on Thursday, supported Durbin's account. Thousands of Haitians were granted Temporary Protected Status after the devastating January 2012 quake that was estimated to have killed more than 300,000 people, including dozens of foreign visitors. Read More »

White House releases Results of Trump's Physical Examination

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Called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, it is created to detect early signs of memory loss and other neurologic functions - and Trump had a flawless score, the doctor said. "And let me also say, is that their defense, that S-House is acceptable, S-Hole he would never say?" President Donald Trump has a "very strong and a very probable possibility" of completing his presidency "with no medical issues", his doctor has said. Read More »

Pence Makes His First Trip To Afghanistan As Vice President

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The Foreign Office (FO) on Friday lashed out at the United States (US) "for putting Pakistan on notice" hours after Vice President Mike Pence's controversial statement . At the time , President Trump was reportedly considering doing the exact opposite and removing all troops from the country, thus relying on drones and U.S. Read More »

Global poll: Plummeting views of US under Trump, notably in Canada

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Support for USA leaders rose throughout much of Asia and North Africa. US leadership approval ratings suffered almost as much in Europe as they did in the Americas; however, the current 25% approval rating there is not the lowest on record - the ratings during the last two years of George W. Read More »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Subpoenas Stephen Bannon

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He was also slapped with a new subpoena on Tuesday from the committee itself, according to Rep. Mike Conaway, the Texas Republican leading the committee's Russian Federation probe, and committee chairman Rep. Within a week, Bannon stepped down from his role at Breitbart. Hicks is the youngest ever White House communications director, and outlasted Trump's first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, along with several other senior advisers. Read More »

Trump Insists Plan for Border Wall Has 'Never Changed'

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Yet, the White House in engaged in negotiations with Congress over a broader immigration deal that could involve the USA funding parts of the wall , as well as extended protections for DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - recipients. Read More »

Read The House Intelligence Committee's Interview With The Head Of Fusion GPS

Earlier this month, Democratic US Senator Dianne Feinstein released Simpson's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where she is the ranking Democrat. Steele turned his field interviews into a series of memos - some containing salacious information - which have become known as the Trump dossier. Democrats have tried to play down the dossier amid questions about its veracity. Read More »

Google Arts & Culture app lets users find their artwork lookalike

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Google confirmed to CNN that the face matching feature doesn't work in these two states , and while it declined to comment about why this is, it would appear that it has to do with privacy laws that exist there. It will then present you and your fine art twin side-by-side, along with a percentage match. " Google won't use data from your photo for any other goal and will only store your photo for the time it takes to search for matches". Read More »