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World North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics, IOC says
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On social media, Reuters found commenters complaining that "the Pyeongchang Olympics have already become the Pyongyang Olympics" and that the "unification flag" the countries will use in an attempt to not offend each other when marching into the Opening Ceremony is "not my goddamned flag".

World This is the cognitive test the president passed
Author: 0 This is the cognitive test the president passed

Jackson estimated that Trump only gets 4 to 5 hours of sleep a night. Jackson says Trump's heart exam was normal, with regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds. 'We picked one of the ones that was a little more involved, ' Jackson said of the Montreal test, comparing it to others he could have chosen. The concerns over his weight aside, Jackson said Trump was in excellent health , which he ascribed to good genetics and a lifelong avoidance of tobacco and alcohol.

World USS Fitzgerald to arrive in Pascagoula tomorrow
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Other charges could include dereliction of duty and endangering a ship. The McCain collided with the Liberian-flagged oil tanker ALNIC MC on August 21, 2017, while sailing in the Straits of Singapore, at the south end of the Straits of Malacca.

World President Trump's Physician Says He's in Excellent Health
Author: 0 President Trump's Physician Says He's in Excellent Health

Jackson gave the president's vital statistics as follows: height six feet, three inches (1.90 meters), weight 239 pounds (108 kilogrammes), resting heart rate 68, blood pressure 122/74. should get more people from countries like Norway. (You're considered obese if your BMI hits 30.) But not everybody bought that last statistic. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", Dr.

World Eden Hazard Hits Brace As Chelsea Thrash Brighton
Author: 0 Eden Hazard Hits Brace As Chelsea Thrash Brighton

It looked as though Brighton were facing an afternoon of damage limitation but, amid a series of smart saves from Ryan, Chris Hughton's side began to make an impression on the game. While Brighton have one of only two Premier League defences yet to produce a goal between them this season, the centre-back partnership of Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy has been lavished with praise for several months now.

World Backed Somalia commandos kill 4 al-Shabab militants
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Al-Shabab was using the school in the Middle Shabelle region to brainwash very small children, Somali Information Minister Eng Abdirahman Yariisow told state-run radio. No civilians were killed during the strike, which happened Thursday about 30 miles northwest of the coastal city of Kismayo, according to a USA news release.

World Four Americans, Canadians kidnapped in Kaduna regain freedom
Author: 0 Four Americans, Canadians kidnapped in Kaduna regain freedom

The foreigners comprising two American and two Canadian were said to be in fairly good health condition at the time of their rescue. The PPRO said the men were rescued due to the efforts put by the police after a directive from the Inspector General of Police.

World 'Sovereignty & security violation': Beijing outraged by U.S. warship sailing off disputed island
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China's navy warned the US vessel to leave after conducting procedures to identify it, Lu said. But Lu said on Saturday that China's sovereignty over the islets and the nearby waters was indisputable . Huangyan Dao is also known as Scarborough Shoal, the ring of reefs which lies about 230 kilometres from the Philippines in the South China Sea (SCS), where Beijing's claims are hotly contested by other nations.

World RSS activist in Kerala hacked to death, four SDPI workers arrested
Author: 0 RSS activist in Kerala hacked to death, four SDPI workers arrested

He had taken a selfie with the person during the shooting of his movie " Mayaanadhi ". "Deeply saddened and disturbed by the news of his demise", read his Facebook post. Kannur has been the hotbed of political clashes in the state, which has seen frequent altercations between the ruling CPI (M) cadres and RSS workers.

World Chelsea take next step towards signing Peter Crouch from Stoke
Author: 0 Chelsea take next step towards signing Peter Crouch from Stoke

Conte has only started Batshuayi in two Premier League games this season, with most of his starts coming in the cup competitions. The same Peter Crouch who is 37 years old. It is understood that Chelsea want the target-man on loan till the end of the season, after which they will resolve the future of their manager.

World Politicos congratulate Team India on winning Blind Cricket World Cup
Author: 0 Politicos congratulate Team India on winning Blind Cricket World Cup

The Men in Blue who hadn't lost a single match in the tournament chased down a gigantic target of 309 set by Pakistan in the span of 39 overs, courtesy of knocks from Sunil Ramesh (93) and Ajay Reddy (62). Batting first, Pakistan amassed 308 runs, courtesy some useful contribution by Badar Munir (57), Riasat Khan (48) and captain Nisar Ali (47).

World Arizona lawmakers respond to President Donald Trump's vulgar remark
Author: 0 Arizona lawmakers respond to President Donald Trump's vulgar remark

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private conversation. The reported derogatory remarks of the USA president trump against Haitians living in the U.S. Trump announced previous year that he will end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, unless lawmakers come up with a solution by March.

World Honor 9 Lite with glass body, four cameras launched in India
Author: 0 Honor 9 Lite with glass body, four cameras launched in India

It has a 5.65-inch IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio and runs Android 8.0 Oreo topped with latest EMUI 8.0. "We are delighted to bring this phone to the consumers with our latest EMUI 8.0 designed in the India R&D centre", P. Honor has priced the 3GB RAM variant at Rs. 10,999 while the 4GB RAM variant will retail for Rs. 14,999. The smartphone will be available in three colors - Sapphire blue, Glacier Grey and Midnight Black.

World Arunachal Pradesh: Itanagar bids to become Smart City
Author: 0 Arunachal Pradesh: Itanagar bids to become Smart City

As per list of smart cities , Maharashtra has eight cities, followed by Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh having seven cities each. "With more and more cities now equipped with a team of consultants and administrative teams, we can expect the progress in the start of work in projects to grow exponentially, over the next six months", he said.

World House panel releases Glenn Simpson testimony transcript
Author: 0 House panel releases Glenn Simpson testimony transcript

During his testimony , Simpson said members of the Russian mafia were buying the president's properties. "As we pieced together the early years of [Trump's] biography, it seemed as if during the early part of his career he had connections to a lot of Italian mafia figures, and then gradually during the 90s became associated with Russian mafia figures", Simpson testified.

World Aced it: Doctor says Trump got flawless score on cognitive test
Author: 0 Aced it: Doctor says Trump got flawless score on cognitive test

The White House did not deny the language, nor did the several Republicans in the meeting. As the firestorm over Trump's comment began late last week, the White House and Trump's National Security Council provided no guidance to the State Department about what to say to foreign countries who were incensed, said a US official familiar with the conversations between the White House and other federal agencies.

World Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners
Author: 0 Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners

But China's disapproval rating there of 48 percent is lower than the 56 percent scored by the US. Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and also started the process of moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a move against the long-held American principles which many Arab leaders warned could trigger more violence in the Middle East.

World Harley Barber mom: I agree with Alabama expulsion over racist Instagram videos
Author: 0 Harley Barber mom: I agree with Alabama expulsion over racist Instagram videos

She's just degrading herself and it breaks my heart". "I hope someone can look at this and learn". "I did something really, really bad, I don't know what to do and I feel awful", she told the Post Wednesday afternoon. Barbera she's anxious not just for Barber and her safety, but also for her younger daughter, who still has years of school left in a town that likely won't forget the sensational incident.

World Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino to plead guilty to tax-related charges
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Mike, 35, is scheduled to plead guilty to tax evasion charges this week and could face up to 15 years in jail, Peoplereported. Mike and Marc were indicted in September 2014 for tax offenses and conspiring to defraud the United States after allegedly failing to properly pay taxes on $8.9 million in income from for two years, from 2010 to 2012, according to People .

World Government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal
Author: 0 Government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal

A stop-gap measure to stave off the shutdown for four weeks was approved by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives yesterday, but was blocked in the Senate in a dramatic late-night vote. That includes more than 1.3 million people on active duty in the military who would be required to work but would not be paid until funding is renewed or handled with separate legislation.

World Australian Open: Novak Djokovic progresses to round four despite injury scare
Author: 0 Australian Open: Novak Djokovic progresses to round four despite injury scare

Until this week, he hadn't played since Wimbledon last July. "I knew coming into the match that he was a great fighter, he grinds it out and gets a lot of balls back". Halep, who turned her ankle in her opening victory over local Destanee Aiava on Tuesday, will face Bouchard in the evening on Margaret Court Arena before Stan Wawrinka continues his comeback against Tennys Sandgren .

World Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test
Author: 0 Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

One image showed Mr Trump standing next to former baseball player Alex Rodriguez, who is 6ft 3in. Several others followed suit, comparing the 45th president who allegedly has a penchant for McDonald's, to the likes of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

World Q2 Weather: Today is the warm before the storm in Billings
Author: 0 Q2 Weather: Today is the warm before the storm in Billings

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. The low will be around 40 with a south wind of 6 miles per hour. A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Monday night , the low will be around 25 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. Both days should see highs around 70 and lows near 57.

World USA Gymnastics won't enforce Maroney gag order
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Raisman, along with fellow Olympic gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas and more than 130 other women , have accused the former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing them. The criminal cases followed reports previous year in The Indianapolis Star about how USA Gymnastics mishandled complaints about sexual misconduct involving him and coaches.

World Australian Open: beating the heat in Melbourne furnace
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The five-time major victor recovered from an early break in the second set and closed out her 6-1, 6-4 victory over Tatjana Maria with an ace. Next up is in-form 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber , who beat Donna Vekic in two easy sets as she starts to rediscover her best again after a miserable past year.

Author: 0 Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment

Jackson, a Navy physician who examined several former presidents, including presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, conducted Trump's first physical last Friday. "He's very articulate when he speaks to me", he said. Trump's cholesterol of 223 is elevated and his low-density lipoprotein of 143 is borderline high.

World Durbin 'misrepresented' immigration comments
Author: 0 Durbin 'misrepresented' immigration comments

Donald Trump defended himself on Sunday in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations, declaring " I am not a racist ", as two Republican senators backtracked on their interpretation of the comments. "We know both of their roles", Durbin said. Trump's staunchest supporters consider any route to citizenship for the Dreamers amnesty for lawbreakers.

World Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments
Author: 0 Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments

Casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations, President Donald Trump said Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S.as children and live here illegally is " probably dead " and blamed Democrats, days before some government functions would start shutting down unless a deal is reached.

World Former Egyptian Army chief of staff announces presidential bid
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Al-Sisi went on to joke that the citizens would "become exhausted with me again because Egypt needs every sacrifice". The former chief of staff said his candidacy comes amid "a number of challenges, including terrorism, a deterioration of living standards day-by-day, as well as the erosion of the Egyptian state's ability in dealing with land and water and national resources issues".

World Island communities join in Women's March on Saturday
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A year after a sea of knitted pink "pussyhats" greeted Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45 US president, women and their allies will again take to the streets this weekend in dozens of cities across the country, voicing anger, channeling hopes and weighing how the country has fared in the year after one of the most divisive presidential elections in recent memory.

World Monday date for Loya plea
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A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had on January 16, ordered the matters to be listed before an appropriate bench and had not fixed any specific date for hearing. The bench said it would look into the matter only after the court Registry took the petition on record and listed it for hearing. The issue of Loya's death became even more controversial when four judges, J.

World Issues over 'untimely' plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees
Author: 0 Issues over 'untimely' plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees

Myanmar said it would build a transit camp that could house 30,000 returnees. Burma and Bangladesh signed an agreement in November on repatriating Rohingya refugees, and officials said earlier this week that some would return to Burma beginning next Tuesday.

World Ivana Trump says ex-husband Donald treated her 'fantastically' during their marriage
Author: 0 Ivana Trump says ex-husband Donald treated her 'fantastically' during their marriage

Trump was said to have uttered " shithole " during last Thursday's conversation to describe countries in Africa during immigration talks with senators in the Oval Office , a version supported by Sen. as children. On Friday, Mr Durbin said: "I can not believe that in the history of the White House , in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday.

World Bannon 'summoned' over Russian Federation inquiry
Author: 0 Bannon 'summoned' over Russian Federation inquiry

As lawmakers probed Bannon's time working for President Donald Trump , Bannon's attorney Bill Burck was asking the White House counsel's office by phone during the Tuesday session whether his client could answer the questions. The development brought to the forefront questions about White House efforts to control what current and former aides may or may not tell Congress about their time in Trump's inner circle, and whether Republicans who hold majorities on Capitol Hill will force the ...

World Guardiola congratulates Sanchez on Manchester United move before formal word
Author: 0 Guardiola congratulates Sanchez on Manchester United move before formal word

The Frenchman has confirmed that Sanchez could seal his move to Old Trafford within the next 24 hours after United put together a package to make him the club's highest earner in Premier League history. Asked what is holding up the deal, Mourinho said: "I don't know". "I read that in 2009 he said that he likes Arsenal ,", Xhaka said referring to Mkhitaryan's interview with UEFA while playing for Pyunik back in Armenia.

World Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House
Author: 0 Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

As a legal issue, presidential claims of refusing to provide certain information on grounds of executive privilege has existed since the administration of George Washington. Mr Bannon's lawyer, however, told Axios that the White House laid out strict limitations on what Mr Bannon could and could not discuss. Attorneys are still working out the details, but a top White House lawyer says President Trump is "very eager" to speak with Special Counsel Robert Mueller about the Russian Federation ...

World Northern Syria protest against planned Turkish invasion in Afrin
Author: 0 Northern Syria protest against planned Turkish invasion in Afrin

Any such operation would be considered an "aggressive act", Mekdad said. Turkey has always been warning for a military incursion in Afrin, but it has taken serious measures as a preparation for a military operation after Washington said it would help the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the YPG militia, set up a new 30,000-strong border force .

Author: 0 White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid shutdown

To pour some cold water on the conspiracy theories: Rear Admiral Jackson is a highly decorated Navy physician who was appointed to the White House during President George W. He passed a battery of heart exams including a stress test that Jackson said showed an above-average exercise capacity for a man of his age, despite some calcium buildup in his arteries.

World Trump sticks it to mental health doubters with ideal head exam
Author: 0 Trump sticks it to mental health doubters with ideal head exam

The president, who is 71, is a known teetotaller, but has a penchant for fast food. They're even demanding to see Trump's "girth certificate". It may only be an inch but it is the difference between an overweight BMI or an obese one of 30.6, according to the NHS.

World Trump signs renewal of NSA's surveillance program
Author: 0 Trump signs renewal of NSA's surveillance program

The bill , which already has been passed by the House, now heads to the White House, where President Donald Trump has said he will sign it into law. The intelligence community says the program is a critical tool in identifying and disrupting terror plots.

World Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake on fire again
Author: 0 Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake on fire again

According to media reports, Locals spotted huge clouds of smoke in the middle of the wetlands. Union minister for Human Resources Development minister Prakash Javadekar and MLA Sri Aravinda Limbavali will visit Bellandur lake at 5 p.m on Saturday.

World President Trump's Florida Trip Depends On Budget Deal
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First Lady Melania Trump (R) and President Donald Trump (2nd R) pose with Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (L) upon their arrival to the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. Democrats are already seizing on the optics, accusing the president of abdicating his responsibilities as Congress scrambles to meet a midnight deadline to pass a stopgap funding measure.

World Pakistan Force Targets Jammu: 2 Civilians Killed
Author: 0 Pakistan Force Targets Jammu: 2 Civilians Killed

Heavy firing between Indian and Pakistani troops at the worldwide border has caused civilian deaths on both sides - eight in total during the last 48 hours. Pakistan has been resorting to mortar shells as well. "We express deep sorrow over the loss of lives due to the exchange of heavy firing on the LoC".