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by | January 17, 2018 | 01:46

North Korean performers last staged a show in the South in 2002 when a group of 30 singers and dancers visited Seoul for a joint event, according to Yonhap . "The two leaders agreed that the US-South Korea joint military exercises will not be carried out during the Olympics period, and the armed forces of the two countries should do their best to guarantee the safety of the Olympics", Moon's office said in a statement .

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:46

In a bill, Democrats want legal protection for almost 800,000 young immigrants who were protected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which Trump ended in September with a delay that expires in March. Several people who were at the meeting last week or familiar with the discussions, said Trump disparaged those countries in vulgar, racially tinged terms.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:43

In a meeting with a senators and House members on immigration, the President Trump , asked this: "Why do we want all these people from " shithole countries" coming here?" People briefed on the conversation also say that during the meeting the president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the US.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:36

Mr. Trump is widely reported to have described African countries as "shithole" countries in an immigration meeting with USA senators last week . The president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the USA, according to people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:20

Kobach has been picked by President Donald J. Trump to help lead a new commission on election fraud. Trump on January 14 tweeted that DACA "is probably dead", accusing Democrats of trying to stop U.S. Alsup did not order the administration to accept new applications. The Justice Department is not filing an emergency application that, if successful, would result in the judge's ruling being put on hold, which means the program will remain in effect during the litigation.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:03

On Sunday, Corbyn also slammed President Donald Trump , condemning him for "failing to support" the United Nations, and appearing to dismiss the notion of a "special relationship" between the UK and the US. 'Every step of the way Labour are trying to frustrate the Brexit process rather than make a success of it. "The biggest disappointment of Donald Trump is - apart from his endless offensive remarks about women, about minorities and about different faiths - is his failure to support ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:54

Only hours earlier, the UAE authorities had announced that a civilian aircraft had been similarly " intercepted " by Qatari fighters while en route to Bahraini capital Manama. "I am now in Abu Dhabi as a guest of Sheikh Mohammed, but actually not in the position of a guest but rather as a detainee", Abdullah said, apparently referring to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:37

Meanwhile, a spokesman for United Nations human rights told a Geneva news briefing: "There is no other word one can use but racist". "That I can tell you". Many of the President's detractors believed that calling Africa a "sh*thole" was a new low for Trump , who's saying that the allegation that he used the word is actually hindering his efforts to make a deal for the protection of Dreamer immigrants.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:38

Elementary before-school childcare programs will be closed Wednesday morning. As many from across the San Antonio and surrounding areas overcome the winter storm that caused dozens of schools to close on Tuesday, districts are already beginning to announce the decision for Wednesday's school day.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:17

Colombian Civil Defence authorities said nine of them were killed at the site and the tenth succumbed to injuries in hospital, CNN reported . The 446-meter-long bridge was set to be opened in March as part of a major highway linked to the capital Bogota .

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:51

Taking pot shots at Modi's refinery commencement launch, Congress tweeted, "Modi government is about to complete 4 years in power, but still it has to inaugurate works done by Congress party to get clicked". "They nationalised the banks but the doors of the banks never opened for the poor". More than 30 crore people of the country did not have access to banks even after 70 years of independence.

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:33

That's up from 45 percent in November. "Just as a staggering 29 percent of New Yorkers say they've been treated unfairly based on race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, a comparable and equally staggering 25 percent say they've been the victim of sexual harassment", Greenberg said.

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:33

The problem is, Sanders said , the Democrats don't want to see President Donald Trump succeed. "This is an important issue, he's passionate about it, he's not going to apologise for trying to fix our immigration system", she added.

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:23

Vice President Mike Pence chose to make an appearance at a historically black church in Maryland before the Martin Luther King Jr. Asked if he is a racist, Trump said: "No, I'm not a racist". "It is alleged that a hurtful, dehumanizing, visceral, guttural, ugly adjective that I can not repeat in church, was allegedly used to characterize some of the nations of Africa", Watson said, according to ABC News.

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:16

Trump is mad that Clinton won the popular vote. Less than two hours later, Trump tweeted a seeming about face, saying that today's FISA vote is "about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land". Scott noted that he "met and talked ... multiple times" with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over the a year ago, and "was very clear" that he didn't want to see offshore drilling off our coast.

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:12

Most people don't realize they can get a ticket for speeding/unsafe speed when road conditions are poor even if they are traveling at the posted speed limit. "Snowfall amounts are expected to stay below 2 inches and in most spots only 0.5" - 1". This is the area was under a Winter Storm Warning Monday night.

by | January 16, 2018 | 22:03

Gas prices have increased 17.6 cents from last month's average and have increased 21.5 cents from last year's average. Las Vegas- $2.62/g, flat from last week's $2.61/g. Plus, oil supplies tightened in the United States as domestic production dropped by 290,000 barrels a day - the largest USA production drop since mid-October.

by | January 16, 2018 | 21:37

Fellow South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC were mistaken in indicating that was the case. Before a dinner with Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., at Trump's golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, the president denied making the "s-hole" remark.

by | January 16, 2018 | 21:06

Criticizing the developments since the July 2016 coup attempt and the ongoing state of emergency rule, Freedom House noted that "using emergency powers and vaguely worded terrorism laws, the authorities had suspended or dismissed more than 110,000 people from public-sector positions and arrested more than 60,000 others by year's end".

by | January 16, 2018 | 21:00

Francis' trip was aimed at highlighting the plight of immigrants and indigenous peoples and underscoring the need to preserve the Amazon rain forest. Pope Francis waves upon his arrival in Santiago , Chile , January 15, 2018. A report issued by SCV in February of past year detailed the alleged abuse, which dates back to the 1970s, and found the allegations had merit. Asked if he was anxious about the possibility of nuclear war, Pope Francis said: "I think we are at the very limit".

by | January 16, 2018 | 20:46

Reigning Australian Open champion Roger Federer makes it into the second round of the Grand Slam with a straight-sets win over Aljaz Bedene . "It felt great to be back on the court and compete again", he said. Wimbledon champion Garbine Mugurza, Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Garcia, Johanna Konta, Elena Vesnina, Agnieszka Radwanska, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni and Lucie Safarova advanced.

by | January 16, 2018 | 20:08

Among those who saw the biggest declines in coverage were people between the ages of 18 and 25, as well as black and Hispanic people and individuals with an annual household income of less than $36,000. "Without this requirement to have health insurance, it is likely that some Americans will drop their coverage". The new Trump administration promptly pulled back on enrollment promotion efforts in the last days of the Obamacare open-enrollment season last January.

by | January 16, 2018 | 19:32

Alibaba's Institute of Data Science and Technologies pronounced that its deep neural network model scored 82.44 in the Stanford Question Answering Dataset (SQuAD) on January 11, beating the human score of 82.304 for Exact Match, i.e.

by | January 16, 2018 | 19:27

Ever since it was reported President Donald Trump used the phrase " sh*thole countries " during a closed-door Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) meeting , the American people have been subjected to a game of "he-said, she-said" of epic proportions.

by | January 16, 2018 | 19:23

People who visit Haj pilgrimage will not get any concession from this year. The Supreme Court's order in May 2012 asked the government to phase out the subsidy and abolish it by 2022. Starting in 1954, the Indian government has for decades offered subsidies amounting to billions of rupees to poor Muslims wanting to perform Hajj. All India Muslim Personal Law Board's Kamal Farooqui welcomed the move, saying that a wrong impression was being created that Muslims were gaining from the ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 18:56

Secondly, we are embarking on an ambitious project of connecting Bengal with optic fibre. According to him, Bengal would be the first state to have such a plant. "At that time, we were new to Bengal..." We have invested and committed not just Rs 4.5 thousand crores but we have completed an investment of over Rs 15 thousands crores in last two years", he said adding, "Jio will set up a chair in honour of former scientist S.N.

by | January 16, 2018 | 18:24

U.S. President Donald Trump denied having said last Thursday he had a "very good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during an interview with The Wall Street Journal , accusing the U.S. September 23: Trump tweets: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man , they won't be around much longer!" Neither version of the audio provides any audible or contextual indication that Trump said "I'd" in a line of ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 17:38

But it's not clear where negotiations stand after Trump allegedly made vulgar and derisive comments about accepting immigrants from "shithole countries" during a meeting Thursday with senators at the White House. The following day, Trump tweeted "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". The reverberations kept coming Monday.

by | January 16, 2018 | 17:05

House of Representatives committee that is probing whether Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election. After Hawaii was sent into panic early Saturday morning by a false alert stating that a nuclear missile had been launched in the state's direction and that residents should seek refuge, the first tweet any person other than Donald Trump would have published after the incident would have been addressing what happened.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:56

Roy was the wrecker-in-chief with figures of 5-14 while Shivam Magi bagged couple of wickets conceding 16 runs.In reply, India hunted down the low total easily as opener and skipper Shaw blasted his second half-century of the tournament. Roy then moped up the tail, getting rid of James Tau (0), Kevau Tau (2) and Semo Kamea (0) to bring an end to PNG's innings and misery. While Mavi bagged two wickets, Nagarkoti, who has impressed all with his pace, grabbed the wicket of Leke Morea.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:40

Mr Trump has faced heavy criticism since it was reported last week that he called Haiti and African nations "shithole countries" during a meeting in the Oval Office. They also appear to conflict with the account of Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who was at the Thursday meeting. Mr. A row broke out last week over Trump's alleged use of the word " shithole " to describe African nations.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:31

On Monday, 39-year-old Jorge Garcia was deported to Mexico after being deemed too old to apply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. "Because anytime we leave the city, you have to tell them where you are going", Cindy Garcia said. Escorted by ICE agents, he said bye to wife and 2 kids before boarding.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:00

Shinzō Abe wants a "tough approach" on the North Korean regime. He has already visited Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Bulgaria and travels to Romania on Tuesday. Latvia is the second leg of Abe's six-nation European tour that started in Estonia last Friday. Abe, the head of the government of the world's third-largest economy, was in Lithuania with a business delegation.

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:57

Court psychiatrists who have carried out an assessment of Madsen recommended on Monday that the submarine and rocket builder may need to be kept in "safe custody". The trial has been set for March 8 and a verdict is expected on April 25. Investigators recovered and searched the vessel, which police believe Madsen sank intentionally.

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:31

Significantly, the film, which stars Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in lead roles, had faced opposition from various quarters including from the Rajput community. "Film Padmavati/Padmavat banned in Haryana ", the senior minister tweeted. "The character assassination of Padmavati will not be tolerated at any level", he had said.