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Kim Jong Un holds military parade before start of Olympics

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The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea start Thursday and White House correspondent Saagar Enjeti is breaking down how the United States will deal with the North Korean delegation. Wood also said that North Korea's recent "charm offensive" wasn't fooling anyone. He said they earn wages comparable with Russian citizens and receive 40-50 percent of their salary, while the rest goes to the North Korean government. Read More »

Snow begins Thursday afternoon; Friday morning commute possibly messy

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Joseph and Cass counties. "Expect a hard Friday morning commute, especially south of Milwaukee and Madison and into northern IL", according to the National Weather Service. Up to 10 inches of snow is expected to drop in MI - with roughly five to 9 inches of the white stuff expected in the metro Detroit area. While it won't rain the entire time, it's a damp and unsettled stretch of weather that will last through much of the second half of the weekend. Read More »

Durham University student Olivia Burt dies outside nightclub

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A spokeswoman said resuscitation attempts were made but "sadly the patient died at the scene". Tragic Olivia Burt, 20, was killed last night outside Missoula in Durham city centre. . A spokesperson for Missoula said: 'A full investigation has been launched, working with the police and the company who provide our door staff, to fully understand what led to this bad accident. Read More »

Optimism, caution greet new LA Times owner

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The Los Angeles Times building is seen on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. In the past few months, tensions were high at the Times , with journalists voting for the first time in the paper's 136-year history to form a union and several changes in top management. Read More »

White House warns of midnight shutdown as bill stalls in Senate

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Once the bill passes the Senate, a House clerk would have to prepare the bill ― which could also take hours ― and then lawmakers would have to move the legislation out of the Rules Committee, have House lawmakers adopt a rule governing debate for the bill and then get that last passage vote. Read More »

Church stabbing suspect in custody

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He said a 61-year-old man later died of his injuries, while the church's 54-year-old pastor was hospitalized in serious condition. While it is not clear what the motive behind the attack was, Clement told The Corpus Christi Caller-Times that a witness said the suspect - who has been arrested, was a parishioner. Read More »

12 banks so far plan euro expansion for Brexit — EU regulator

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The European Commission will probably consider the proposal another attempt at cherry-picking. Nissan runs Britain's biggest auto factory northeast England and said it would build new cars at the site after an apparent government promise of extra support if Brexit hit the plant's competitiveness. Read More »

World's worst police sketch actually looks like the suspect

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As you'd expect, initially people didn't take the sketch seriously, mocking the department over social media, but police quickly stressed that they were being serious. A witness provided a simple ID sketch to police - a cartoon drawing of a man with no eyebrows and small circles for eyes. All of the information, together, helped investigators and veteran officers identify the suspect as Nguyen, whose mugshot was then included in a photo array. Read More »

Mike Pence: US Will Impose 'Toughest' Sanctions On North Korea

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Vice President Mike Pence announced Wednesday that the Trump administration plans to roll out its toughest sanctions yet on North Korea , according to The Washington Post . "I think that now we've at least taken another step forward", he said in Seoul . She was promoted last October to first vice-director of the powerful Organization and Guidance Department. Read More »

Who Is Christopher Steele?

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Mr. Steele's memorandum states that his company received this report from (redacted), U.S. State Department, and that the report was the second in the series, and that the report was information that came from a foreign sub source who is in touch with a contact of (redacted), a friend of the Clintons who passed it to (redacted)". Read More »

The North Korean Cheer Squad Is Playing a Different Olympic Game

Unless they finish on the winner's podium, the North Korean athletes will likely be leaving South Korea empty-handed. Trump has not tweeted about North Korea or Kim Jong Un since January 14, when he took issue with a Wall Street Journal report that quoted the president as saying he has a good relationship with Kim. Read More »

Spice Girls reunion tour set for United States and UK

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Your inner 90's queen can rejoice: the Spice Girls are definitely, probably most likely, gearing up for tour of the U.S and Great Britain. TMZ suggests however that Posh chose to join the reunion because "because she wants to step out of David Beckham's shadow and do her own thing again". Read More »

SC to deal Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case as 'pure land dispute'

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This was challenged before the Supreme Court which, on May 9, 2011, stayed operation of the decree during the pendency of the appeal, and ordered status quo at the disputed site. He also said it was not the tradition of the Bar. The court also said it will hear at later stage the impleadment applications of those which were not before the Allahabad High Court . Read More »

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, But It's A Hard Sell In Senate

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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi took the unusual step of holding the House floor for more than two hours to talk about her opposition to a deal, announcing that she can not support the spending deal unless House Speaker Paul Ryan commits to an open immigration debate, with the opportunity for members to offer amendments. Read More »

Syrian government warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta - monitor

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We depend on wells that we've drilled for water. The bombing was one of the bloodiest in the eastern Ghouta region for over a month. The U.S. on Thursday backed up the United Nations' call for a month-long ceasefire in Syria and urged Russian Federation to use its sway with Damascus to ensure aid workers access to hard-hit rebel enclaves. Read More »

House Intel Republicans to build a wall separating GOP, Dem staffers

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Whose idea was it to build a wall? "I swear to God I didn't know that", he said , before noting the partisan toxicity that has plagued the panel: "The level of trust and the level of everything down there is-it's poison". That divide was laid bare last week by the release of Nunes' partisan memo that purports to show the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused the FISA system to secure a warrant to extend surveillance of a President Donald Trump campaign aide. Read More »

India refuses to meet Special Envoy from Maldives as tension mounts

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However, according to sources, India rejected the meeting with the Special Envoy because it wants the Maldivian government to lift emergency and ensure return to normalcy. President Yameen had later sent Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim over to mend ties that have been under strain for some time now. Minister of foreign affairs Mohamed Asim has this evening departed to Pakistan. Read More »

Israeli killed by Palestinian in West Bank stabbing attack

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Violence is common between Palestinians and Israeli settlers or security forces in the West Bank. Applications for building permits are known to take years to be processed, giving Israeli courts a loophole to accelerate Palestinian home demolitions by branding structures as "illegal". Read More »

China's Police Force Now Using Facial Recognition Glasses

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These new eyepieces boast some pretty cutting edge optics technology, coupled with an equally impressive facial recognition algorithm that is capable of identifying a subject hiding within the crowd and giving the police officer information about the individuals in just a couple of seconds, and with near flawless accuracy. Read More »

Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

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Senate leaders are close to reaching a deal that would lift stiff budget caps for both defense and non-defense spending programs in fiscal years 2018 and 2019. Minority leader Nancy Pelosi delivered a record-breaking eight hour speech, demanding that the House speaker hold a vote on a separate bill. The government shutdown last month came largely as a result of Senate Democrats' refusal to vote for a funding bill that did not contain a DACA solution. Read More »

At Prayer Breakfast, Trump Says Faith Is Central To American Life

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As examples from the past year, he cited first responders and ordinary citizens who helped their neighbors during Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; firefighters who battled California wildfires; strangers who shielded one another from bullets during a mass shooting in Las Vegas; communities that have fought the nation's opioid crisis; and members of the USA military. Read More »