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World Top Trump aide resigns over spousal abuse allegations
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Photos published of his former spouses were taken almost 15 years ago and don't tell the full story, Porter said. "My commitment to public service speaks for itself", Porter told reporters in a statement. The resignation comes after one of Porter's ex-wives, Colbie Holderness , a senior analyst for the USA government, provided the DailyMail.com with a photo of herself with a blackened eye.

World Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence
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In a January 17 story in USA Today , Rippon had criticized the vice president for his reported support of LGBTQ " conversion therapy ". Personal: Is the oldest of six children.Began skating at age 9.Has choreographed skating programs for fellow Team USA athletes Mirai Nagasu, Ashley Wagner and Christina Gao.Was born deaf and underwent corrective surgery at Yale University just before his first birthday, allowing him to hear nearly perfectly.Hobbies include running and hiking.

World Lebanon: Israeli wall 'assault on Lebanese land'
Author: 0 Lebanon: Israeli wall 'assault on Lebanese land'

The meeting was presided over by President Michel Aoun and attended by Prime Minister Saad Hariri as well as the ministers of defense, foreign affairs, finance, interior and economy. He called it a "very provocative" move and urged global firms not to participate. Lebanese officials say the country will start exploratory offshore drilling in 2019, and that Lebanon wants to assert its resource rights along the length of its maritime territories.

Author: 0 Headlong Investors Taking a Look at Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK)

KeyCorp has a "Buy" rating and a $95.00 price objective on the stock. AK Steel (NYSE: AKS ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 30th. MML Investors Services LLC acquired a new stake in AK Steel in the second quarter worth about $141,000. Also, the number of funds holding Ak Steel Holding Corp in their top 10 stock positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1.

World IOC: Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow
Author: 0 IOC: Evidence against Russians strong despite CAS blow

The Ad hoc Division of the CAS, which is based in the South Korean resort, has opened another arbitration procedure following a new urgent application today. The PyeongChang Winter Olympics will be held from February 9 to 25. If the Russian athletes force the International Olympic Committee to invite them, it would mean the medal contenders in some sports change dramatically only days before the games open on Friday.

World White House brushes off Trump's treason accusation against Dems as a joke
Author: 0 White House brushes off Trump's treason accusation against Dems as a joke

Yeah, I guess, why not?" the president said to laughter from the crowd. That came six days after he called upon "all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground, and to summon the unity we need to deliver for the people". In tweets the morning after his speech, Trump said Democrats were doing nothing to help the young immigrants, whose protection from deportation and ability to work in the country Trump put in jeopardy a year ago.

World General Motors Posts Strong Results Despite Its Losses
Author: 0 General Motors Posts Strong Results Despite Its Losses

Solaris Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 837 shares. This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. Ford Mtr Co Del now has $41.49B valuation. Blue Chip Partners Inc, which manages about $214.43M and $310.53 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 8,104 shares to 146,077 shares, valued at $7.23 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

World Tillerson: Trump to Decide on Ban on Venezuelan Oil
Author: 0 Tillerson: Trump to Decide on Ban on Venezuelan Oil

The Lima Group is composed of Foreign Affairs Ministers and representatives from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Panama and Paraguay. A White House report found cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine rose to levels unseen in Colombia in almost two decades of USA eradication efforts in 2016.

World James Bulger's killer locked up for porn
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Sentencing him to 40 months in prison, Mr Justice Edis described him as " manipulative and dishonest " and said the documents he had been in possession of were "vile". He added that, given Venables' background, it was significant that a number of the images were of crimes against young boys. An apology offered by Venables in court was rejected by Ms Fergus who said the "hurt that his reoffending has caused is simply rubbing salt in the wound".

World Senators call for investigation into US Olympic Committee, USA gymnastics
Author: 0 Senators call for investigation into US Olympic Committee, USA gymnastics

Nassar molested female athletes under the guise of medical treatment for almost 20 years and has been given two prison sentences in MI of 40 to 125 years and 40 to 175 years. Congress has already acted to clear legislation created to impose new reporting requirements on organizations under the U.S. Olympic Committee umbrella, but the resolution would promote a broader Senate investigation.

World United States to Unveil 'Toughest, Most Aggressive Ever' Sanctions Against N Korea - Pence
Author: 0 United States to Unveil 'Toughest, Most Aggressive Ever' Sanctions Against N Korea - Pence

During a visit to Japan , Mike Pence branded North Korea "the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet" as he pushed for the country to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes. Speculation continues to build about a possible meeting between Pence and members of the North Korean delegation in Pyeongchang. President Donald Trump, who has traded personal insults and threats with the North Korean leader, has welcomed the Olympics participation but vowed to maintain his maximum ...

World We Love Lucas: Gerber Names Baby with Down Syndrome as Newest Spokesperson
Author: 0 We Love Lucas: Gerber Names Baby with Down Syndrome as Newest Spokesperson

Courtney Warren, Lucas' mom, said that's she happy that Lucas has this platform to spread joy. The big prize comes with $50,000, which the Warrens say they will put toward Lucas's education. Each year, Gerber chooses a "spokesbaby" in a nationwide contest. The first Gerber baby was Ann Turner Cook , who celebrated her 91st birthday past year.

World Black Lives Matter leader shot dead
Author: 0 Black Lives Matter leader shot dead

It appeared that d'Baha received several shots in his thigh around 1:30 a.m. local time early Tuesday before he was rushed to a local hospital in New Orleans where he succumbed to his wounds. Newsome climbed the flagpole on the Statehouse grounds and removed the Confederate flag in 2015 as lawmakers considering removing the flag from the grounds in response to the shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church.

World Apple (AAPL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by William Blair
Author: 0 Apple (AAPL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by William Blair

The stock increased 4.17% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $6.875. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC now owns 14,682 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $2,263,000 after purchasing an additional 620 shares in the last quarter.

World Pope was informed about accused Chilean bishop: ex-Vatican panel member
Author: 0 Pope was informed about accused Chilean bishop: ex-Vatican panel member

In April 2015, Marie Collins , then a member of the Vatican's Pontifical Commission for Minors (PCMP), along with three other members of the Commission, met with Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the Pope's top advisor on sex abuse, giving him a letter from a victim of Karadima to deliver to the Pope, according to a February 5 report from the Associated Press .

World Pence: US will unveil tough and aggressive new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence: US will unveil tough and aggressive new sanctions on North Korea

Pence had stopped short of ruling out the prospect of meeting senior North Korean officials but President Donald Trump has cast doubt on USA negotiations with Pyongyang any time soon. Supplying the fuel would be a hard decision for South Korea amid concerns that the North is trying to use the Olympics to weaken US -led global sanctions and pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile programs.

World Senate report questions Federal Bureau of Investigation handling of Hillary Clinton email case
Author: 0 Senate report questions Federal Bureau of Investigation handling of Hillary Clinton email case

President. Clinton used a private server and email accounts for official business during her tenure as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. While it's unclear exactly what Obama wanted to know about, the committee report said the "text raises additional questions about the type and extent of President Obama's personal involvement in the Clinton email scandal and the FBI investigation of it".

World Justin Trudeau criticised for telling woman: It's 'peoplekind', not mankind
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau criticised for telling woman: It's 'peoplekind', not mankind

She said at the end of her question: "Maternal love is the love that's going to change the future of mankind". He then interrupted her and said: "We like to say peoplekind, not necessarily mankind, because it's more inclusive". As talks aimed at revitalizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) drag on, Prime Minister Trudeau is setting off on another trade and investment mission to the USA where he will meet with both US lawmakers and business leaders as he continues to sell the ...

World Earthquake of 6.4 Degrees Affects Chinese Taiwan Region
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Rescue efforts are underway as emergency services scramble to reach people potentially trapped in a partially collapsed hotel building after a 6.0 magnitude quake struck close to the city of Hualien on Taiwan's east coast. local time on Tuesday, was centered in the water about 18 kilometers (11 miles) northeast of Hualian, or 98 kilometers (61 miles) east of Taichung City.

World Kylie Jenner gives strange name to her newborn
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner gives strange name to her newborn

Kylie also reflected on her pregnancy journey, saying it had been the " most handsome, empowering and life-changing experience" of her life, and she thanked her family and friends for their support. She weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz. and arrived at 4:43 p.m. The 27-year-old former Miss Teen USA shared a black-and-white photo of herself with a scowl on her face, some side eye and the caption "Current mood", with a spider emoji.

World Alabama man accused of creating viral child porn video has Detroit ties
Author: 0 Alabama man accused of creating viral child porn video has Detroit ties

Moore also is wanted in Detroit , where prosecutors allege that he sexually assaulted three girls. They say the assaults happened at his home in Detroit and in Alabama . Marshals Fugitive Task Force, a report said. Investigators are withholding additional information pending the ongoing cases. "Numerous" Raleigh residents called 911 Tuesday anxious about the fate of a young girl in a viral video who was being forced to perform sexual acts with an adult.

World N.Korean delegation crosses border to attend Winter Olympics
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In South Korea, Pence will visit a memorial to the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack attributed to the North, and hold meetings with President Moon Jae-in. The review marked the first time since 2010 that the United States military has spelled out how it foresees nuclear threats in the coming decades, and has triggered accusations that Trump's administration is seeking to lower the threshold for a nuclear strike.

World Christian wedding cake baker wins California court battle
Author: 0 Christian wedding cake baker wins California court battle

Tastries Bakery owner Cathy Miller's freedom of speech "outweighs" the state of California's interest in ensuring a freely accessible marketplace, Judge David R. "The difference here is that the cake is not yet baked", Judge Lampe wrote in his decision Monday. It sought an order forcing Miller to provide the cake.

World Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear threat
Author: 0 Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear threat

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reiterated Wednesday the importance of increasing the pressure on North Korea to curtail its missile and nuclear programs. "Pence is expected to make other symbolic moves on the trip to keep attention on North Korea, including a Friday morning meeting with defectors from the North".

World A 6.4-magnitude quake strikes off Taiwan's coast
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Rescue efforts were focused early today on the Yun Tsui residential building, which also housed a restaurant, shops and a hostel. "I grabbed my wife and children and we ran out and tried to rescue people". An employee at the Marshal Hotel was killed after the ground floor caved in and other hotel staff are believed to be among the dead. The injured are mainly from the Marshal Hotel, and a few of the injured were in the city buildings.

World NY boy, 11, dies after rescuing friend who fell in frozen pond
Author: 0 NY boy, 11, dies after rescuing friend who fell in frozen pond

He dove back in, he and his partner punching through ice to get closer until they finally found him, but it was too late. Anthony managed to push his friend to safety but got trapped in the ice and could not follow him out. Firefighters waded into the chest-high waters and pulled the boy from the pond. "I'm going to call him a hero: He's a hero", Carmen Rivera told the New York Post .

World Grassley Memo Bombshell: Clinton Ally Fed Dirt to Trump Dossier Author Steele
Author: 0 Grassley Memo Bombshell: Clinton Ally Fed Dirt to Trump Dossier Author Steele

Watch the clip above, via Fox News . He said the Clinton campaign hired a law firm, which hired Fusion GPS, which then hired "foreign agent" Christoper Steele to dig up dirt via Russians on Donald Trump . In other words, Steele's Trump-Russia dossier not only informed Clinton's campaign against Trump, it was also informed by it, making for a bit of circular logic.

World Winter storm could drop up to 35 centimetres of snow on Calgary
Author: 0 Winter storm could drop up to 35 centimetres of snow on Calgary

Use the Quick Links button to learn if public schools wil be closed or have a delayed opening by visiting their website . It's estimated that 83 million Americans are now under winter storm advisories or warnings today. By late Wednesday morning, as the storm moves further northeast, the snow and ice should change to all rain along the coast from Washington, D.C., to New York City and Boston.

World White House chief John Kelly: Dreamers not a priority for deportation
Author: 0 White House chief John Kelly: Dreamers not a priority for deportation

They were pressing for a vote on a short-term spending bill that included a full year of funding for the military, daring Democrats to oppose it. Immigration was not part of the equation. Nine Democrats, many of them inspired by Trump's election and the Women's March, are competing for the nomination to challenge her in November. Trump is pushing for the plan to tighten up security, says Tyler Houlton of the Department of Homeland Security.

World Ivanka Trump To Lead US Delegation At Olympics' Close
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump To Lead US Delegation At Olympics' Close

South Korea's Unification Ministry said North Korea informed it Wednesday that Kim Yo Jong, 1st vice director of the Central Committee of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, would be part of the delegation led by the country's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam.

World Pakistan sentences man to death in Mashal Khan case
Author: 0 Pakistan sentences man to death in Mashal Khan case

High-level security arrangements have been made at the court, situated inside Haripur jail, with the deployment of 250 police personnel around the prison and sealing off of routes leading to it. In their first formal response to the verdict, Aimal Lkahn, brother of Mashal Khan, said that all the accused deserved punishment as they were part of the mob that had killed his brother.

World Undocumented immigrant targeted in Trump tweet has Bay Area ties
Author: 0 Undocumented immigrant targeted in Trump tweet has Bay Area ties

At the time of his most recent arrest, in Indianapolis on Sunday, Orrego-Zavala provided a false name to authorities - Alex G. Cabrera - though authorities soon uncovered his real name. Orrego-Savala is due in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing. A breath test administered at the crash scene found that Orrego-Savala's blood-alcohol content was almost 0.24 percent, or nearly three times Indiana's legal limit of 0.08 percent, according to an affidavit.

World 900 soldiers deployed after norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 900 soldiers deployed after norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics

He added, "But we'll see what happens". "But my message, whatever the setting, whoever's present will be the same", Pence said . First daughter Ivanka Trump will be attending the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic winter games as she leads the presidential delegation in South Korea in February, according to a White House Official.

World Gautam Rode Tied In A LifeTime Bond With Pankhuri Awasthy
Author: 0 Gautam Rode Tied In A LifeTime Bond With Pankhuri Awasthy

Gautam Rode's marriage with Pankhuri Awasthy gave a stunning start of the TV shaadis of the year. The couple have already been giving their fans relationship goals through their social media account and they played the ideal couple during the pre-wedding ceremonies - be it engagement, sangeet or the mehendi .

World 1200 security workers at PyeongChang tested for norovirus
Author: 0 1200 security workers at PyeongChang tested for norovirus

A highlight of the tour will be a visit to the Pyeongchang Games. " North Korea can have a better future than the militaristic path and the path of provocation and confrontation that it's on". TV viewers rarely hear athletes from the North speak, but one exception was pair skater Ryom Tae Ok. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday did not rule out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the Olympics during his five-day trip to Asia this week.

World Pyeongchang Olympics sets record for condom distribution
Author: 0 Pyeongchang Olympics sets record for condom distribution

The appeal comes after the International Olympic Committee's decision in December to disqualify Russian Federation from competing at the Winter Games , citing evidence of systematic, state-sponsored doping at Sochi in 2014. "If we need more time, perhaps it will be Friday morning". The IOC has complained the CAS rulings could "have a serious impact on the future fight against doping" and Bach says an appeal is being considered.

World Students hospitalised after serious school bus crash
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There were no broken bones just scrapes and bruises, she said. It said the 57-seater bus had approximately 46 students on board at the time. Students were being evacuated to a nearby disused filling station forecourt were they are being assessed by paramedics.

World Japan's Princes Mako postpones marriage to commoner
Author: 0 Japan's Princes Mako postpones marriage to commoner

Prior to their sudden proclamation of the nuptials being postponed, the wedding plans has swept excitement through the country when the Imperial Household proclaimed last year that plans were underway for the princess to marry a commoner she'd met five years previously at the International Christian University in Tokyo.

World Black History Month begins at McGill
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Black History Month came about through a "Negro History Week". Asked what comes to mind when she thinks about Black History Month, Zimbabwean ex-pat Tabitha Phiri thinks about slavery, but also about the people who persevered and fought for black rights during the 20th century.

World OLYMPICS/ North Korea's cheering squad, officials arrive in South
Author: 0 OLYMPICS/ North Korea's cheering squad, officials arrive in South

North Korea denies it played a role in the attack. Moon is also scheduled to meet prime ministers of Norway and the Netherlands and the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to Cheong Wa Dae. Vincent Brooks, commander of US forces in South Korea, quietly made another trip to Japan at the end of January to talk with Japanese officials such as Shotaro Yachi, head of the National Security Council, and Takeo Akiba, vice minister for foreign affairs.

World President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day
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Sushma Swaraj also thanked the members of Indian diaspora for the good will it has earned for the country and lauded the Indian embassy for its promptness. The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) is sending nine different cultural troupes for the cultural performances which include Kathakali, Kalariyaptu, Kathak, Manipuri and others.

World DNA sample collected in Asma rape-murder case matched
Author: 0 DNA sample collected in Asma rape-murder case matched

Asma went missing in the rural Gujjar Garhi in Mardan on January 13. The police trace the main accused, identified as Imran Ali after his DNA matched samples taken from the crime scene. Following the DNA match, the Punjab government contacted KP authorities regarding the matter. Her body was discovered five days later from a garbage pile.

World ANC mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows
Author: 0 ANC mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows

A defiant President Jacob Zuma has suffered another major political setback after his state of the nation address ( Sona ) scheduled for Thursday was postponed by at least a week. The Time Lives news service said Zuma had agreed to resign as soon as a list of preconditions were finalised. When pro-Zuma forces in the party humiliated former President Thabo Mbeki by forcing him out of office in 2008, eight months before the end of his term, it precipitated a split in the party.

World Nunes 'Abused' His Workplace With Memo — Ex-CIA Director
Author: 0 Nunes 'Abused' His Workplace With Memo — Ex-CIA Director

President Trump tweeted about both Schiff and Nunes on Monday morning, slamming the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee and praising the Republican chairman, although he didn't address Schiff's memo specifically. The Democrat memo is ten pages - about six pages longer than the Republican memo, and is expected to lay out why the FBI had a good reason to request a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page as part of its investigation of the Trump ...

World Merkel says ready for 'painful compromises' to get coalition
Author: 0 Merkel says ready for 'painful compromises' to get coalition

Should the talks reach a successful conclusion, the SPD's 450,000 registered members will then get the opportunity to vote on the agreed draft coalition deal. While that collapse brought the SPD back to the bargaining table, many members are wary of another tie-up Merkel, blaming two previous stints as her junior partner for the party's electoral decline to a post-World War II low.