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N.Korean Escapees Tell Trump About Their Ordeals

To these protestors, this is a Northern propaganda coup, and the South is being taken for a ride. It isn't clear how much of the Olympics North Koreans will be able to see. The United States and South Korea maintain that the annual exercises, which have been carried out regularly for almost 40 years, are strictly defensive and non-provocative. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday Morning

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As temperatures climb into the low 40s by Sunday afternoon, the precipitation should change over to all rain. While the main roads probably won't become an ice rink, be extra cautious of bridges and overpasses if you must travel, and especially your stairs, porches, and decks as you leave the house in the morning. Read More »

Budget: TDP upset, but unlikely to snap ties with BJP

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While numerous senior leaders of TDP are fuming on ally BJP and wanting their leader to "call it quits" with BJP, Chandrababu Naidu is busy ascertaining the consequences that follow after breaking ties with BJP. Meanwhile, fireworks between the TDP and the BJP subsided with just one or two leaders making some noises. A day after leaders of the TDP, an ally of the NDA at the Centre, expressed "disappointment" over the omission of issues concerning Andhra Pradesh from the Union budget, party ... Read More »

BJP announces list of 20 candidates for Nagaland Assembly elections

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Rio, who himself left NPF to join NDPP after months of speculation that he was the brainchild behind the new party's formation, said , "We will form the next government". The BJP is part of the current ruling coalition in the state that is led by the NPF. So, we have formally entered into an alliance with NDPP. "The chapter is now closed and we are going to contest in all 60 seats", NPF president Shurhozelie Liezietsu told The Sunday Express on phone from Kohima. Read More »

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Delayed; Demo Coming Soon

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Part of lining things up includes a new demo for Yakuza 6 that will be arriving later this month on February 27. Sega isn't giving a reason for its delay from March 20th, only that, according to a tweet on the matter, it was a "tough business decision we didn't make lightly". Read More »

All options remain on table for solving North Korea crisis

The White House's decision to pass over a candidate, who is by most accounts, qualified for the position, rippled through foreign-policy circles. While Trump's administration says it prefers a diplomatic solution, it says all options are on the table. Read More »

Trump Implores Senate To Vote On Hardline Immigration Bill

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Ryan added there is still more work to be done, "We need to close the skills gap in this country and we need to help people move from welfare to work so they can tap their true potential". "If we're going to solve the problem, let's solve the problem". But Trump announced past year that he would end the DACA program, and he gave Congress until March 5 to address the status of the DREAMers. Read More »

Syria blasts U.S. accusations on chemical weapons use as 'lies'

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The Syrian government rejected US allegations on Saturday that it had used chemical weapons to attack rebel-held Eastern Ghouta last month. The Pentagon chief cited reports from NGOs and rebel groups in the battlefield who say the toxic gas has been used, although he stressed that the United States now has no proof to support those accusations. Read More »

United Nations experts: North Korea is skirting sanctions

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But a report submitted to a United Nations sanctions committee says the North earned at least 196 million dollars through exports of coal to China, Russia, Malaysia and Vietnam, as well as through shipping minerals and products. The Council banned North Korea from exporting coal in a resolution adopted last August. The council has imposed increasingly tougher sanctions against North Korea in response to its nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Read More »

Trump asked deputy attorney general if he was part of his team

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The Nunes memo proved to be sketchy and underwhelming as far as supposed bombshell revelations go. Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House, has revealed himself too in this shabby process. "The slippery shadow in all this is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ". As Republicans in Congress mount new attacks on Mueller's probe, including accusations of bias by FBI investigators, Sessions' actions and comments legitimize their claims. Read More »

Donald Trump testifying under oath fear leaves White House in meltdown

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While other high-profile names have already been questioned, Sessions has become the first member of President Trump's cabinet to be interviewed. Officials in the White House are becoming increasingly concerned at the prospect of Donald Trump testifying under oath to special counsel Robert Mueller . Read More »

Hawaii worker who sent missile alert was '100% sure' attack was real

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The drill began on the morning of January 13 as the man , who had been with the agency for 11 1/2 years, according to his lawyer, and his coworkers were just logging on to their computers at the beginning of their shifts, he said. But the missile drill mistake was not the officer's first mishap, authorities said. The warning played over the message included the words, "This is not a drill" interspersed with repeated phrases of "exercise, exercise, exercise". Read More »

India seeks to draw investor interest to Northeast states

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He said the Summit will showcase Assam's investment potential, particularly in manufacturing and services to economies in South and South East Asia. The minister informed that this initiative was taken up so as to create a pollution-free Assam and in this regard, also urged the central govt to put the coke-based industries on negative to discourage setting up of such units in any part of the country. Read More »

Russian fighter jet 'SHOT DOWN by rebels in Sarqeb', pilot reported DEAD

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Syrian opposition activists claim rebels have shot down a warplane in the country's northwest where Government forces and their allies are advancing with the help of intense airstrikes. The incident reportedly took place near the town of Sarqeb, Idlib province, which is held by Syrian rebels. One social media video posting showed a body said to be that of the pilot. Read More »

Restrictions in Srinagar, Shopian to foil separatists' march

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The march was called after five persons were killed in the Shopian district in separate incidents. The forces responded by firing tear gas to disperse the protesters. Malik in his address said that the forces have been given a free hand to kill civilians. A Hurriyat spokesman said Geelani was detained again when he tried to march towards Shopian for the proposed JRL call. Read More »

IN to impose Medicaid work requirements

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Now, the Trump administration, in which they both serve, has allowed the state to implement even more changes in the safety net program - most notably by requiring some Medicaid recipients to work. About 25,000 adults were kicked off the rolls between Healthy Indiana 2.0's start in 2015 and October 2017 for failure to pay their premiums, according to state reports. Read More »

Kenyan authorities ignore court order allowing TV stations to broadcast

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The President Donald Trump-led government also commended the restraint shown by Kenyan security forces during the oath ceremony and urged them to continue to refrain from any unnecessary or excessive use of force. Both are expected to be charged with treason and unlawful assembly. "They, firstly, should push Uhuru Kenyatta and the Jubilee honchos to release seized transmission gadgets to media houses to allow them to resume broadcasting before they talk about any legitimacy or legality of ... Read More »

Man City seal Laporte deal, Aubameyang arrives at Arsenal

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Laporte bid farewell to Athletic on Monday in a post on their Twitter account and completed his big-money move to the Etihad Stadium the following day. "We are very aware of his skills". "Of course he has to adapt because the Premier League is special in many senses". The Spanish club said Tuesday it had signed central defender Inigo Martinez from Basque Country rival Real Sociedad, spending 32 million euros ($39 million) on the player's buyout clause. Read More »

Suspect arrested after gun attack on foreigners in Italy

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A motive for the shootings was not immediately confirmed, but it comes just days after the dismembered body of an Italian teenager was found in the city. The Mayor of the town warned people in a tweet to stay indoors. The teen's remains were found on Wednesday in two suitcases, two days after she walked away from a drug rehab community. Read More »

Afghan, Pakistan officials meet in Kabul to talk differences

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Shedding light on the meeting, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif had stressed the need to resolve Pak-Afghan issues bilaterally and said Pakistan "stands with its Afghan brothers in this hour of grief", referring to the recent spate of bomb-and-gun attacks in Kabul over the past month which have claimed almost 200 lives. Read More »

Eight critically harm as bus and van crash head-on close to Collingwood

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Clearview Township firefighters extricated the driver and four occupants of the SUV; they were taken to hospital with serious injuries by Simcoe County paramedics. Clearwater fire officials say there were 41 teens, three adult chaperones and a driver on the coach bus, and Gilbert says none of them were injured. Read More »

US Sanctions Six People, Seven Firms Under Rules Targeting Hezbollah

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While the US government has used sanctions for years as part of an attempt to constrain Hezbollah's activity, officials acknowledge the challenge they face because of Iran's continued support for the group. On Friday, the United States Treasury prohibited financial transactions with six Lebanon-based individuals for assisting Adham Tabaja, a financier for the Iran-tied, terrorist group Hezbollah. Read More »