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World In the Korea Talks, Why Kim Jong Un Can't Lose
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The current diplomatic overture is a tactical retreat of sorts, a way to ease pressure that is building to a unsafe possibility North Korea doesn't want to face. "South Korean alliances, which is South Korea", he said. North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the bitter rivals began their first official talks in more than two years.

World New MH370 search approved as Malaysia offers $70 million reward
Author: 0 New MH370 search approved as Malaysia offers $70 million reward

Ocean Infinity Chief Executive Oliver Plunkett said the search vessel Seabed Constuctor, which left the South African port of Durban last week, is expected to reach the southern Indian Ocean by January 17 to begin the hunt. Malaysia's government said Wednesday it will pay US company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months.

World China races to prevent environmental disaster from stricken tanker
Author: 0 China races to prevent environmental disaster from stricken tanker

Ships and aircraft from South Korea and the United States are assisting rescue efforts, which have been hampered by fierce fires and poisonous gases which engulfed the tanker and surrounding waters. About 63,000 tonnes of its cargo leaked into the Atlantic, damaging beaches in France, Spain and Portugal and forcing the closure of Spain's richest fishing grounds.

World Texas Tech suffers first Big 12 loss of the year
Author: 0 Texas Tech suffers first Big 12 loss of the year

The Sooners made good on 7 of 22 three-point shots, but at one point in the first half were 0 for 9 from three-point range. Young's father, Rayford, had starred with the Red Raiders from 1996 to 2000 - but it wasn't quite enough to get over the attraction of playing for his hometown school.

World Madrasas produce terrorists, should be brought to mainstream education system: Wasim Rizvi
Author: 0 Madrasas produce terrorists, should be brought to mainstream education system: Wasim Rizvi

Chairperson of UP Shia Central waqf Board , Waseem Rizvi has written to PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Adityanath Yogi to put an end to madrasas and bring all such Islamic religious institutions under general education system . He said that these institutions should be converted into convent schools which offer an optional subject of Islamic education. In October previous year, Rizvi had written to the PM suggesting demolition of the tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun to make space for the ...

World Netanyahu tiptoes around US threat to cut off Palestinian aid
Author: 0 Netanyahu tiptoes around US threat to cut off Palestinian aid

Speaking with Sputnik Radio's Loud & Clear about Trump's threat to axe funding to the Palestinians, cofounder of The Electronic Intifada , Ali Abumimah, said it would be important to determine whether the funding cuts would hit UNRWA or the Palestinian Authority.

World 6 killed, several stranded in California mudslide
Author: 0 6 killed, several stranded in California mudslide

Heavy rain was falling in areas charred by recent wildfires, triggering warnings of flash flooding and mudslides because vegetation that otherwise would hold hills together and make the terrain flood-resistant has burned away. Boulders the size of small cars were rolling down hillsides, and blocking roads, reports BBC News Los Angeles correspondent James Cook. "Recent burn areas will be especially vulnerable where risky mud and debris flows are possible", said the National Weather Service ...

World Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run'
Author: 0 Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run'

I don't think she's going to run". "Oprah will be lots of fun", Trump told reporters during a meeting with lawmakers about immigration. He also appeared on her show in 1988, saying he was unlikely to run for president. But maybe do? I don't know what you're into - but if your thing is billionaire TV stars for president, maybe hold your horses for a bit. "Really?" and bemoaned the "impossibly boring" current crop of major political figures, making people more likely to vote for ...

World United States names Olympic skating team, Ashley Wagner 'furious' at judges
Author: 0 United States names Olympic skating team, Ashley Wagner 'furious' at judges

He pumped his right fist after a double axel that made for a clean, lighthearted program. Tennell, 19, said the magnitude of her accomplishment was starting to sink in. Zhou said he was overwhelmed to have been chosen for the Olympic team. Sports Illustrated, BuzzFeed, NBC Sports and several other news organizations have taken notice of Ma's unorthodox song choice, and people won't stop talking about it online.

Author: 0 1-Year-Old Attacked By Family Pit Bull, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

Realizing that the gun was unloaded, the father grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the dog several times . Police said a preliminary investigation indicates the child was playing in the kitchen with her father nearby when the family's pit bull terrier attacked the child and bit her in the face, which caused major trauma.

World Ohio School Says Fee
Author: 0 Ohio School Says Fee "fraction" Of Likely Spencer Visit Cost

The federal lawsuit says requiring a security fee of almost $11,000 is discriminatory and unconstitutional and seeks $2 million in damages and a court order for a "reasonable" fee. Spencer was a scheduled speaker at a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last August that led to deadly violence when a man struck and killed a protester with his auto.

World 3 injured in fire near top of Trump Tower in NY
Author: 0 3 injured in fire near top of Trump Tower in NY

However, there were two injuries - a firefighter received a minor injury and a civilian is "suffering from a serious, life-threatening injury", Hansi says. An unnamed fire official said the blaze started in the cooling vents with no danger inside the building. Roger Sakowich, the Manhattan borough commander for the FDNY said on social media that the blaze "wasn't in the building" but that it was "on top of the building".

World Sarfraz Bugti, ex-CM Bhootani, Changez Marri strong candidates for Balochistan CM
Author: 0 Sarfraz Bugti, ex-CM Bhootani, Changez Marri strong candidates for Balochistan CM

Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai accepted the resignation on Tuesday. Speaking in Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath, he said: "Our target is democratic and constitutional, we wanted an in-house change by having a new chief minister". Dastagir assured Zehri of support from the federal government and the PML-N. The motion, which was submitted on January 2 by Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Syed Agha Raza, was signed by a total of 14 parliamentarians, to be taken up by the assembly at 4pm today.

World Best passport for visa-free travel?
Author: 0 Best passport for visa-free travel?

The ranking system is "enhanced by extensive in-house research", and collects its data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The Hong Kong SAR passport has moved up a place to 21st in the latest global index on visa-free entry requirements.

World WikiLeave? Assange tipped for Ecuadorian eviction
Author: 0 WikiLeave? Assange tipped for Ecuadorian eviction

However, speaking to RT last week, a spokesman for the Ecuadorian embassy, where Assange has resided since 2012, confirmed that the Australian was still in the building and his health status remains unchanged. WikiLeaks has previously claimed that Assange could be extradited to the U.S., where he could be arrested for publishing hundreds of thousands of classified United States army war logs and more recently, the DNC emails, that some believe may have changed the course of the USA ...

World Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with U.S.: defence minister
Author: 0 Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with U.S.: defence minister

Dastagir underscored that without a continuous working level dialogue, no high level interactions could be fruitful and dialogue has to be kept open as long as the U.S. He said Pakistan has also signed defence cooperation agreement with Russian Federation and joint exercises are also being conducted. Senate Chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar said: "Gilani's remarks served the interest of Pakistan and harmful for him and the country." he should tender apology over his remarks, he said.

World Anti-tobacco advocates hail SC order on pictorial warning on tobacco packets
Author: 0 Anti-tobacco advocates hail SC order on pictorial warning on tobacco packets

The bench, headed by the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , said that the health of the citizen was more important than business considerations, reported News18. A government survey previous year found that 62 percent of cigarette smokers thought of quitting because of such warning labels on the packets. In protest at the health warning measures, the industry briefly shut its factories across the country in 2016 and filed dozens of legal cases.

World Massive 7.6 magnitude quake sparks TSUNAMI WARNING in Caribbean
Author: 0 Massive 7.6 magnitude quake sparks TSUNAMI WARNING in Caribbean

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has issued a warning of possible tsunami waves for coastlines within 1000 kilometres of the epicenter. No tsunami threat is expected for the U.S. Tsunami advisories were in effect following the natural disaster for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. No immediate reports of damage was immediately reported.

World Siddaramaiah, Adityanath in war of words over eating beef
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For the record, Adityanath did talk about some development issues. In another tweet, taking on the BJP, he said those who are killed in communal clashes are "innocent children" belonging to the backward classes and Dalit communities. It is the sight of our numbers that is reminding him of Hindutva. "Like Rahul Gandhi, he is now realising he is a Hindu", he said. During his promotional rally in Bengaluru , Yogi Adityantah fired cannons at the Karnataka ruling Congress government.

World California man accused in Kansas 'swatting' death also wanted in Canada
Author: 0 California man accused in Kansas 'swatting' death also wanted in Canada

When Calgary officers arrived on the scene and were trying to confirm the report, 911 operators received a call form a woman who lived at the address of the call saying she believed she was a victim of a SWATing call. Calgary police believe the woman may have been targeted due to her online persona, adding that a "substantial amount" of resources were required to contain the scene and protect the safety of citizens.

World US Intelligence Reportedly Admits It Underrated North Korea's Nuclear Potential
Author: 0 US Intelligence Reportedly Admits It Underrated North Korea's Nuclear Potential

We're very firm. But I would be, absolutely I would do that. "(Kim) knows I'm not messing around. But the spy chief also alluded to military action, which the White House has repeatedly said remains an option, saying that it "is prepared to do what it takes to ensure that people in Los Angeles and Denver and NY aren't held at risk from Kim Jong Un having a nuclear weapon".

World Two injured in fire at New York's Trump Tower, officials say
Author: 0 Two injured in fire at New York's Trump Tower, officials say

However, two civilians and a firefighter are said to have sustained minor injuries from the blaze, which caused a large plume of dark smoke. The 68-story Manhattan high rise houses its namesake developer-turned-president in a penthouse condominium, though President Trump was in Washington at the time of the fire, according to his White House schedule.

World Oprah for President? Fans and fellow celebrities make the case
Author: 0 Oprah for President? Fans and fellow celebrities make the case

She really did want to say, 'Enough, already!' I think she delivered on al that in a very eloquent well. "I'll beat Oprah . Oprah would be a lot of fun". It's unclear whether Trump watched Winfrey's Sunday speech , but the White House, reacting to the latest Oprah boomlet, said Monday that the administration would relish such a match-up .

World US President Donald Trump sings national anthem to mixed reception
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump sings national anthem to mixed reception

The players, as is normal in college football, were not yet on the field for the anthem. The Trump administration has made national anthem protests in the NFL an intense focus point in the first year in office, with Vice President Mike Pence attending a Colts game in October only to leave as players protested during the national anthem .

World Senior Hamas terrorist in critical condition with gunshot wound to the head
Author: 0 Senior Hamas terrorist in critical condition with gunshot wound to the head

Emad Alami, 59, is in critical condition after he was hit by a gunshot from his personal pistol while he was checking it, Fawzi Barhoum, Hamas spokesman in Gaza, said in an e-mailed press statement. His record of terrorism includes being arrested by Israeli authorities for incitement in 1988 and having close ties with the Iranian regime and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.

World US Supreme Court gives black death row inmate reprieve
Author: 0 US Supreme Court gives black death row inmate reprieve

Back when Clarence Thomas was going through his confirmation hearings, he said that his presence on the court would be valuable because, as a black man who was raised in extreme poverty, he would have compassion and understanding for the circumstances of numerous people whose cases came before the court.

World Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China
Author: 0 Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China

The oil tanker Sanchi - registered in Panama - was still on fire after a collision with the Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter CF Crystal, which took place at around 8.00 pm on Saturday in the East China Sea, 160 nautical miles east of the Yangtze River estuary.

World United States pot policy changes will help Canadian cannabis industry, experts say
Author: 0 United States pot policy changes will help Canadian cannabis industry, experts say

Many Democrats came out yesterday and criticized Sessions decision on the Cole Memo . Eight of those states also allow recreational marijuana. Yet the prosecutors Sessions has tasked with deciding what that regulation will look like for the region's marijuana industry haven't said much about how they plan to interpret and execute those laws, leaving shop owners in a haze over state and federal industry rules.

World China dismisses speculations of military base in Gwadar
Author: 0 China dismisses speculations of military base in Gwadar

With the USA suspending all security assistance to Pakistan, Washington's envoy to New Delhi, Kenneth Juster, met Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and briefed him on the future course of actions that the Trump administration was contemplating to mount pressure on Islamabad.

World DMK staged a walk-out, much to TTV Dhinakaran's advantage
Author: 0 DMK staged a walk-out, much to TTV Dhinakaran's advantage

DMK MLAs led by Stalin walked out of the speaker's chamber after the government and speaker refused to accept DMK's suggestion that it is only after the leader of opposition speaks, the chief minister has to reply to the debate. "I compliment the State Government for achieving this smooth transition and for its commitment to this major tax regime change, even when faced with the risk of an uncertain effect on the State's revenue initially", he added.

World Youth killed in security force firing in south Kashmir
Author: 0 Youth killed in security force firing in south Kashmir

Immediately a joint team of Army, CRPF and police cordoned off the area to track down the militants. Reports said government forces cordoned off the area and conducted searches following specific intelligence inputs suggesting presence of militants.

World Widnes Vikings centre, Kato Ottio, dies at 23
Author: 0 Widnes Vikings centre, Kato Ottio, dies at 23

All the players were there. Marum said numerous players, who gathered outside Ottio's family home wearing their 2017 grand final T-shirts, would need support, including Albert, who was due to share a house in Widnes with Ottio. "I spoke to him on Saturday and he was excited about coming to play for us". "Receiving the devastating news this morning knocked me for six". He became an instant star in 2016 with Raiders feeder club, the Mounties in the New South Wales Cup, scoring in nearly ...

World Iran Warns It Could Stop Cooperating with UN Nuclear Watchdog
Author: 0 Iran Warns It Could Stop Cooperating with UN Nuclear Watchdog

Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center, and Shahid Shustari Industries - were sanctioned under Executive Order 13382 for being owned or controlled by SBIG. Gabriel told German public broadcaster ZDF that the recent anti-government protests in Iran would be on the agenda at the meeting with Zarif. Separately, 52 US national security experts, including retired USA military officers, members of Congress, and former ...

World Latest Forecast Calls for 1 to 6 Inches of Snow
Author: 0 Latest Forecast Calls for 1 to 6 Inches of Snow

Friday, January 12: High: 42. South wind 13 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Thursday: A chance of rain after 1 p.m. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

World Protesters plan rally against Trump before championship game
Author: 0 Protesters plan rally against Trump before championship game

It's one of several anti-Trump protests planned as Trump visits Atlanta on Monday night to attend the showdown between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama. "We love our flag and we love our anthem and we want to keep it that way". Some fans had been stuck outside for an hour during an unusually frigid and wet evening as the area around the stadium locked down for the arrival of the president's motorcade.

World Trump will be in Davos this year
Author: 0 Trump will be in Davos this year

The White House said the billionaire would attend the Swiss gathering that's taking place days before his first State of the Union address in a Tuesday statement. This year India's prime minister, Narendra Modi , will make the first speech at the event by an Indian leader. The last president to go was Bill Clinton, who attended in 2000.

World Senate Democrats Just Released the Full Fusion GPS Testimony
Author: 0 Senate Democrats Just Released the Full Fusion GPS Testimony

The two senators want the transcript of the committee's interview with Glenn Simpson, a founder of Fusion GPS, released. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who had argued the committee needed to temporarily protect certain information while an investigation was ongoing.

World Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports
Author: 0 Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports

The wildfires, including several blazes previous year, have burned acres of protective brush on hillsides, leaving little to no vegetation to prevent mudslides and debris flow, The first major storm of this rainy season was expected to drench Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and Los Angeles overnight Monday through Tuesday.

World Federal prosecutors could stunt growth of Arkansas medical marijuana industry
Author: 0 Federal prosecutors could stunt growth of Arkansas medical marijuana industry

The state is one of eight across the United States where voters in recent years have passed initiatives legalizing recreational use of the drug, which remains illegal under federal law. When contemplating the potential impact of Sessions' pronouncement, it is important to understand that the Cole Memorandum did not go so far as to confer immunity from federal prosecution, but rather instructed prosecutors to "continue to review marijuana cases on a case-by-case basis and weigh all available ...

World Total Dhamaal shoot begins with Ajay Devgn and the cast
Author: 0 Total Dhamaal shoot begins with Ajay Devgn and the cast

Presented by Fox Star Studios, " Total Dhamaal " is produced by Ajay Devgn Ffilms, Ashok Thakeria , Markand Adhikari , Anand Pandit and Fox Star Studios and is directed by Indra Kumar . Except for Madhuri I've worked with all my co-actors before. Madhuri Dixit shared a picture with Ajay and Anil from the sets on Twitter and wrote, "Worked with each one of them individually and now we all come together for #totaldhamaal .look forward to the fun times".

World Joe Arpaio, Controversial Sheriff Pardoned by Trump, Enters Arizona Senate Race
Author: 0 Joe Arpaio, Controversial Sheriff Pardoned by Trump, Enters Arizona Senate Race

Trent Franks resigns in January for asking staffers to be surrogate mothers for his child. "I'm going to have to work hard; you don't take anything for granted". Arpaio was one of the first high profile supporters of Trump during the 2016 presidential election and backed him early in the Republican primary. The self-described "America's Toughest Sheriff" has thrown his hat into the ring to replace Jeff Flake in the Senate.

World WikiLeaks tweets link to text of Trump book
Author: 0 WikiLeaks tweets link to text of Trump book

There's one viewer you care about right now and you're being obsequious and you're being a factotum in order to please him, okay? Miller said CNN ignores key Trump issues like illegal immigration, the violent MS-13 gang, and working-class construction workers who have lost jobs to foreign labor.

World USA vice president confirms visit to Israel amid Jerusalem tensions
Author: 0 USA vice president confirms visit to Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

Before Trump's announcement, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had planned to meet with Pence in the biblical town of Bethlehem but pulled out of the meeting in protest. Trump came to office boasting that he could achieve the "ultimate deal" that secures peace in the Middle East, something that has eluded United States presidents for decades.