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by | February 10, 2018 | 15:45

Moon took a commemorative photo with the North Korean guests prior to their talks. Saturday's visit marked the first time in eight and a half years a high-level North Korean delegation has come to the presidential office in Seoul. and North Korea . But he did call in to the reception and greeted everyone at the top table - except Kim Yong Nam, according to a South Korean presidential spokesman.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:20

Aside from the two-year deal, lawmakers were also trying to reach agreement by Thursday to avoid a shutdown and fund the government until March 23. Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY called the Senate agreement "a genuine breakthrough". Senate Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration, specifically on seeking extended protections for the "Dreamer" immigrants.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:14

The almost 850 immigrants now serving in the military or waiting to start basic training won't face deportation despite the ongoing federal wrangling over the fate of people who came to America illegally as children, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:09

North Korea's ceremonial leader and Pence are set for their first face-to-face encounter on Friday when they attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea . "We are at a state of war and we are inviting the prostitutes of our enemy", one demonstrator at an anti-North Korean rally told AFP . "Yet, China will continue to try to prevent certain forms of USA and worldwide pressure on the Pyongyang regime, which they fear would be too destabilizing", Haenle ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:59

The daylight hours of Friday will be dry with showers arriving from the south Friday evening. Rain will be off and on Saturday night into Sunday, with milder conditions settling in. Rainfall potential will be for one to possibly over two inches from Saturday morning through late Sunday. Localized minor street flooding is expected.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:52

A smaller live 300-drone performance was planned for attendees at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, but was called off at the last minute. "We are honored to have Intel drones playing several roles at the Olympic Games", said Anil Nanduri, vice president and general manager, Intel Drone Group.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:38

We played a more aggressive call. The mixed doubles comprises a male and female player. "I have full confidence that we can bounce back tomorrow", said Becca Hamilton . Needing a win to keep the hopes of reaching the semifinals alive, Team USA saw the wheels fall off against Korea in the second game Thursday night, losing in six ends 9-1.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:34

This week it announced an electric auto sharing service with 12 automakers, including local partners of Ford Motor Co and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. SoftBank itself holds stakes in Didi, Indian rival Ola and Southeast Asia´s Grab. From its founding as a taxi-hailing business, DiDi has been building up a world-leading one-stop transportation platform since 2012.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:24

The GOP memo accuses law enforcement officials of relying heavily on uncorroborated allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia in applications to an intelligence court to surveil Page, whom authorities suspected at the time of being a Russian agent, arguing that the dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele "formed an essential part" of the Page application in October of 2016.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:05

South Korean-born short track skater Viktor Ahn and 46 other Russian athletes and coaches have lost their last minute appeals to compete in the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. It spares the International Olympic Committee further embarrassment over the controversial saga of Russian participation in these Games. The Olympics come about five months before Russian Federation hosts the other major global sporting event of 2018, soccer's FIFA World Cup.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:38

The Post interviewed two friends and associates of Corbett who said that she had told them about the abuse at the time. Shah says Sorensen denies the allegations, which were first reported by The Washington Post . Hicks, perhaps Trump's most trusted aide, had helped craft the response to the scandal as White House communications director, despite being romantically involved with Porter.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:38

The India skipper got off the mark by finding the ropes three balls later and was fortunate an inside edge did not crash into his stumps on 21, while Duminy narrowly missed an opportunity to run him out in the 12th over. They might go for 6 an over, we knew that but they will pick up 3-4 wickets between them. "I don't have words to explain this", Kohli said. Dhawan and Kohli have looked in particularly good touch in both of the ODIs, but one slight concern for them is the lack of time the ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:44

The White House official says Pence stood only for the USA team, despite other people in the box standing and applauding when athletes from the two Koreas walked in together. "An early resumption of dialogue between the United States and the North is needed also for the development of the South-North Korean relationship", he said, according to his spokesman.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:45

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea-It was a historic moment, and it happened even before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics had officially begun. In addition to her participation in a 20-minute meeting at the airport with South Korean officials and her time with Moon at the opening ceremonies , Kim is expected to attend a lunch meeting with Moon later in the Olympics fortnight.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:43

Spectators at the open-air stadium will be provided with several items to fend off the region's bitter cold and high winds during the ceremony, including a raincoat, a blanket and knitted hats, as well as hand, feet and seat warmers. Russian athletes will march under a neutral flag after the Russian team was banned from the Games over systemic doping - although 168 Russians deemed to be clean of drug use have been allowed to take part.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:33

About 280 heavy snow equipment operators were working on the airfields at Midway and O'Hare, said Sheridan, who warned travelers to give themselves extra time when heading to the airport. Meteorologist Heather Orow in Grand Rapids, Mich., said Friday morning the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel". Some courts and government offices shut down, joining schools in the path of the storm that closed for the day in Illinois, Indiana and MI.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:32

President Trump has signed a budget bill that will re-open the government after a brief shutdown . The new budget bill would raise military and domestic spending by nearly $300 billion over the next two years. The temporary spending bill under consideration incorporates the major budget deal reached between Senate leaders on both sides of the political aisle.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:21

Rajasthan, Bihar and Odisha were among those that performed poorly on the index. Jharkhand , Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh showed the maximum gains in improvement of health outcomes from base to reference year in indicators such as NMR, U5MR, full immunization coverage, institutional deliveries, and people living with HIV (PLHIV) on antiretroviral therapy (ART).

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:33

The strike took place in the mountainous Barmal district of Paktia province, where fighters from both the Haqqani network and Pakistan's Tehrik-e-Taliban militant group are believed to operate. Pakistan, he said, certainly have the ability to urge the Taliban to do come to the peace talks. But the statement also added new conditions for rebuilding U.S.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:55

IDF has targeted the Iranian control systems in Syria that sent the #UAV into Israeli airspace. "The Israeli enemy entity at dawn today conducted a new aggression against one of the military bases in the central region". One anti-aircraft missile fell inside Israeli territory, causing no damage. Earlier in the week, Syrian air defenses have responded to an Israeli attack near Damascus, according to to Syrian SANA state-run agency.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:00

But he faced another certain barrage from Republicans who see a chance to win one of a few Democratic districts that President Donald Trump won. His recent elections have been among the most competitive and expensive in the nation, as the district - once a DFL stronghold - has shifted to more favorable territory for Republicans.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:45

For over a year, White House staff secretary Rob Porter operated inside the Trump administration with an interim security clearance despite allegations of domestic abuse and a restraining order filed by an ex-wife in 2010, according to new reports .

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:34

Julian Zhi Jie Yee of Malaysia carries the national flag. "And I hope we can achieve reunification between the South and the North", one spectator in Gangneung told Al Jazeera. A Nike representative said members of the joint Korean women's hockey team competing in Pyeongchang will not wear uniforms manufactured by the Oregon-based company due to concerns about the sanctions.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:10

Juan Guevara Martinez, 62, was standing in line behind James Morris and his family at Kroger when Morris's 2-year-old son started begging his father for a candy bar, according to police. He has is being held on charges including battery, child cruelty, disorderly conduct, obstructing officers and violating probation. They also reported that his speech was slurred.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:10

In addition to the spending increases, the legislation makes structural reform to Medicare and makes cuts to Obamacare and eliminates the Affordable Care Act's Independent Payment Advisory Board. "The outcome of this vote will not be any different after the regular time expires than it would be if we had that vote at 10:30 [p.m.]". Gillibrand also tweeted that Dreamers "deserve justice now", saying, "We can not continue to sit idly by and watch hundreds of thousands of Dreamers live in ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:07

He was arrested around 9:35 p.m. after Hadid claimed Perez had sent "numerous unwanted threatening messages" to her via social media between December 17, 2017, and February 7. Perez was then charged with aggravated harassment and stalking. Gig also talked about her relationship with former One Direction singer Zayn Malik , admitting it can be hard knowing what to share with fans on social media.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:54

Little Boy's First Time Experiencing Snow Captured in Touching Video: 'Wow!' Tourists in the City of Lights found the Eiffel Tower closed for a second day, while the capital's airports were hit with delays and cancellations. The weather caused traffic mayhem across the city with more than 430 miles of traffic jams on Tuesday evening. Flights were disrupted at Orly and Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport Wednesday morning, the result of de-icing operations but also because many staff were ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:10

Fort Smith wasn't the only place A Night to Shine was hosted in Arkansas. Just like many other kids his age, Dozier enjoys sports and music. It all leads up to the moment when each guest is crowned king or queen of the prom. "I think it's better to have [the crown] on", Shomo said. "I am a very good dancer", he said. "We have a movie room, we have chair massages, they can play games, or just relax and talk to one another, and it's just an opportunity for them to kind of have a night out ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:07

An ex-Olympic swimmer who accused her coach of sexually abusing her as a minor says he controlled and manipulated her from a young age. "There were definitely times where there would be meetings [between Kukors and Hutchison] to go over racing strategy and things like that and they probably should have been in a more public place and they weren't, " former Olympic medalist Megan Jendrick, 34 told the Seattle Times.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:00

The camp is located on Jammu-Pathankot National Highway. The area has now been cordoned off. "Around 4:55am, suspicious movement was noticed by the santri". Two people - an Army gavaskar and his daughter - have been injured in the firing by the terrorists. Reports suggest that the search operations are underway in the area and all exits have been sealed.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:44

James Fennessey, the pilot on the case. The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a fishing boat that issued a distress signal about 40 miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey. Officials say they have no received any reports of missing boaters. "The Coast Guard immediately dispatched two rescue helicopters and rescue vessels from the Manasquan and Barnegat posts".

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:30

Todd Howe, a former lobbyist with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna who says he took part in alleged bribery schemes involving Percoco and executives from two firms seeking government contracts, testified on Thursday that he falsely stated in 2014 that he did not have any prior felony convictions on an application for disability insurance, which was unbeknownst to the prosecution at the time.

by | February 10, 2018 | 04:58

Surveillance video released by the Tuscon Airport Authority shows a woman arrive at the airport carrying what appears to be a baby wrapped in a blanket. A custodian told police she saw the woman holding the baby inside the restroom and that there were pools of blood on the floor. " Please, I'm sorry ", it said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 04:53

Congress sources said that the candidates were not to be blamed as the party's high command had announced the list of final candidates only on the eve of the final day of the nomination. "A total of 443 candidates have filed nomination papers for the 60 assembly constituencies". He said the scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on Thursday and the last date for withdrawal of nominations is February 12.

by | February 10, 2018 | 04:20

Wind chill temperatures were expected to drop below 0 Fahrenheit (-18 C) in many areas across the region, and officials warned of limited visibility on roads. The heavy snow will make driving conditions hard during Friday's morning commute, according to the news outlet. Most areas in the Plains and Midwest will see fewer than 6 inches of total snowfall - including includes parts of Kansas , Nebraska , Missouri and Iowa.