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Author: 0 Nicolle Wallace: Why don't women in White House 'walk out'?

Though the allegations against Porter became public this week, Kelly learned last fall that something was amiss with the staff secretary's attempts to get a security clearance, according to an administration official who insisted on anonymity to discuss internal matters.

World Jóhann Jóhannsson: Listen to the brilliant composer's iconic soundtracks
Author: 0 Jóhann Jóhannsson: Listen to the brilliant composer's iconic soundtracks

His body was discovered in his apartment in Berlin on Friday, and at the time of writing, no cause of death has been reported. Clearly, he died way too early and this news is tragic because Jóhannsson had some different and unique scores like The Theory of Everything , Prisoners , Arrival and Sicario .

World Pakistan Zindabaad, chants NC's Akbar Lone in the Assembly
Author: 0 Pakistan Zindabaad, chants NC's Akbar Lone in the Assembly

The slogans were a reaction to that. "Yes, I said it". The BJP, he claimed, had shown that they hate Muslims. "Only talks can yield results", Lone said. "We have to take serious note of Rohingya presence in Jammu ". The remarks were, however, later expunged by the Speaker and the House unanimously urged the Members to desist from making contentious statements on sensitive issues.

World North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang
Author: 0 North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

Kim, the spokesperson, added that Moon also wants North Korea to talk with the United States. A source in the Moon administration said Pence's absence at the reception was a "mere bump" in an otherwise successful diplomatic event. Instead of eating with Moon and the other dignitaries, Pence ate with the American athletes. Pence did say, however, that Moon shared with him details of his meeting with North Korean leaders, without elaborating.

World Parties show mixed reactions to North Korean leader's summit proposal
Author: 0 Parties show mixed reactions to North Korean leader's summit proposal

Moon said improved relations between the Koreas may be a step toward resolving the nuclear standoff. It was a moment that may well define these Olympic Games: First came smiling athletes walking side by side under a flag of Korean unity. The North Korean officials arrived in South Korea Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. The North Korean 22-member Olympic delegation will be headed by Kim Yong-nam, the president of the Presidium of North Korea's ...

World Israel loses warplane under Syrian fire, accuses Iran of drone infiltration
Author: 0 Israel loses warplane under Syrian fire, accuses Iran of drone infiltration

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman convened the top brass at military headquarters in Tel Aviv for long hours of emergency consultations throughout the Jewish Sabbath to discuss their next steps. The IDF later released footage that it said showed the drone being brought down by an attack helicopter. "We are willing, prepared, and capable to exact a heavy price on anyone that attacks us.

World Abe takes up nuclear issue in chat with N Korean ceremonial leader
Author: 0 Abe takes up nuclear issue in chat with N Korean ceremonial leader

While Beijing welcomes Korean efforts to "open the door to peace in the region", other nations should be mindful not to slam shut any diplomatic doors, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday. Later on Saturday, Moon and Kim Yong-nam will attend the first ice hockey match played by teams from both the sides, according to reports . Kim Jong Un wanted to meet Moon "at an early date", a spokesman for the Blue House said.

World PM arrives in Ramallah, accorded ceremonial welcome at Presidential
Author: 0 PM arrives in Ramallah, accorded ceremonial welcome at Presidential

Earlier on Friday, Modi arrived in Jordon and met country's King Abdullah II. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday became the first Indian Prime Minister to set foot in Ramallah where he expressed support for a sovereign Palestine at peace with its neighbourhood while his host President Mahmoud Abbas said India has a role in ensuring a two-state solution.

World Up to 10 inches of snow expected by Friday evening in Chicago
Author: 0 Up to 10 inches of snow expected by Friday evening in Chicago

And districts 12, 124, 15, 155, 157, 158, 165, 19, 2, 26, 36, 37, 47 and others were closed in the McHenry County area. Tomorrow, the snow will be heaviest in the morning, making the commute to work hard. Winds N at 10 to 15 miles per hour. North winds will be around 10 miles per hour. The highest uncertainty is along the Wisconsin/Illinois border with a potential heavier band of snow.

Author: 0 Israeli F-16 fighter jet shot down by Syrian air defense missiles

Israel said its reprisals after the exchange were "large-scale" raids that attacked Syrian air defense systems and Iranian targets. The Israeli air force then launched its attack on 12 further targets inside Syria , Conricus said, all of which were hit.

Author: 0 N.Korea says it is not interested in meeting Pence

The North Korean delegation that arrived in the South on leader Kim Jong Un's private jet also includes his sister Kim Yo Jong. The past year has been particularly acrimonious as the North has accelerated its nuclear weapons development and test launches of missiles that are now believed to be able to reach most or all of the United States, South Korea's most important ally.

World Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown
Author: 0 Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown

The massive budget deal, which includes a stopgap temporary measure to prevent a government shutdown, includes $300 billion for the military. Senate leaders in the US have reportedly reached a two-year budget agreement to resolve a months-long impasse over spending levels.

World Two Ohio police officers killed responding to a call, officials say
Author: 0 Two Ohio police officers killed responding to a call, officials say

Morbitzer said they had been responding to a "domestic situation". Officials have identified the officers as Officer Anthony Morelli and Officer Eric Joering. "This was their calling and they did it right". "They knew how to do policing the right way, both of them". "They were pillars in our department". Republican Gov.

World PM Modi gets guard of honor during first visit to Palestine
Author: 0 PM Modi gets guard of honor during first visit to Palestine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the honour conferred on him is a symbol of Palestine's friendship and India hopes that soon Palestine will come a free country in a peaceful manner. However, India has also pursued friendly relations with Israel, engaging in a massive arms trade worth $1 billion a year and accounting for almost half of Israel's weapons exports.

World Results: First gold medal of Olympics awarded in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Results: First gold medal of Olympics awarded in PyeongChang

Kalla won in 40 minutes 44.9 seconds to claim her third Olympic gold, while Finland's Krista Parmakoski was third. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, meanwhile, watched heats of short-track speed skating at Gangneung Ice Arena Saturday.

World United States spies paid Russian who promised cyberweapons, Trump intel
Author: 0 United States spies paid Russian who promised cyberweapons, Trump intel

The Russian received the US taxpayer cash in a Berlin hotel room in September as the first installment on the $1 million price tag set for what he claimed would be compromising material on the USA president and a collection of NSA and Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools stolen in 2016.

World Pelosi sets House record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA
Author: 0 Pelosi sets House record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA

Republican leader John Boehner made news in 2009 when he spoke for more an hour against a climate change bill. If Democrats do not get a promise to advance legislation to protect the young so-called Dreamers , the budget deal might not be in time to avert a second government shutdown this year.

World Plight of civilian population in Syria
Author: 0 Plight of civilian population in Syria

Among them were at least 58 children, the Observatory said. "The justification provided by the USA for its arms shipments to a terrorist organization can not look convincing". Decrying the attacks on civilians, Parly said: "These attacks are unacceptable in terms of violence and consequences to the people". Suspected gas attacks were reported in the rebel-held besieged town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region in Syria in January.

World Snow and cold in forecast
Author: 0 Snow and cold in forecast

Sunday: More clouds, some rain possible. Off-and-on freezing drizzle could lead to some slick spots across Green Country on this frigid and windy Saturday . TV-13 meteorologist Doug Meyers says the best chance of accumulating snow would be Saturday night . Highs will be in the 30s Sunday . Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

World North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

But it made no mention of US President Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box as Moon and the two North Koreans. South Korean President Moon Jae In has rejected a request by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to swiftly resume the country's joint military drills with the United States, his office said Saturday.

World US Senate passes budget agreement to end government shutdown
Author: 0 US Senate passes budget agreement to end government shutdown

And liberal stalwarts including top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi were also in revolt because the deal does nothing to protect immigrants known as "Dreamers", who were brought to the USA illegally as children, from deportation. Four hours after it was given the green light by senators, the bill was approved in the lower chamber too, by 240 to 186 votes. "We will bring a solution to the floor, one that the president will sign".

World Aid group warns of crisis in battered Syria rebel enclave
Author: 0 Aid group warns of crisis in battered Syria rebel enclave

The U.S. -led coalition said its action in eastern Syria was in "self-defense", citing a major attack on its allied forces and U.S. advisers in Deir el-Zour province by 500 fighters. The raid came as Israeli minister Naftali Bennett said: "Iran is behind the anti-Israel activity in Syria and Lebanon". More than a hundred pro-regime fighters were killed.

Author: 0 Second White House Staffer Resigns Amid Domestic Abuse Claims

A second staffer, speechwriter David Sorensen , resigned Friday after his ex-wife accused him of abuse. The aide to President Donald Trump vehemently denied accusations made by his two former wives. "He said very strongly yesterday that he's innocent", "We absolutely wish him well", Trump said. "We immediately confronted the staffer, he denied the allegations and he resigned today".

World Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending
Author: 0 Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending

All they have to do - I told him this at 11:00 a.m. this morning - give me 15 minutes to debate, 15 minutes to vote and we could have been done by noon. Facing tightening numbers for Thursday's vote, Ryan said he was prepared to address the immigration issue head on. It incorporates a major budget deal reached last week between Senate leaders on both sides of the political aisle.

World Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official
Author: 0 Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official

After taking in tigers, drum brigades and national parades during the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang , folks in South Korea were treated to another made-for-TV event: an historic meeting between high-ranking officials from both halves of the Korean Peninsula.

World Rahul Gandhi busts Jaitley's lies in the parliament
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi busts Jaitley's lies in the parliament

Rahul Gandhi accused Modi of finalizing deal by consulting defence minister and without bringing it before Cabinet Committee on security changed the contract to suit his business man friend. Thousands of party cadres and people from different parts of the state attended the rally. "Modi did not speak about employment for the youth, or help to farmers in his hour-long speech in Parliament ", the Congress president said.

World STAY TUNED: Trump Says DEMOCRAT FISA MEMO Coming 'Soon'
Author: 0 STAY TUNED: Trump Says DEMOCRAT FISA MEMO Coming 'Soon'

The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to release the 10-page Democratic memo , and the committee rules gave Trump five days to decide whether to block or allow its release. One reason for the heightened concerns from the Justice Department about the Democrats' memo may be that most of the intelligence came from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and not other parts of the intelligence community.

World MassMutual To Give Up Millions In Connecticut Incentive With Move To Springfield
Author: 0 MassMutual To Give Up Millions In Connecticut Incentive With Move To Springfield

MA has agreed to give the life insurance company $46 million in tax incentives in exchange for adding 2,000 jobs in the state. "As we evolve, a stronger Boston presence immerses us in a booming financial and digital economy and provides us with an enhanced opportunity to recruit innovators from the area's deep and diverse talent pool".

Author: 0 US Gov't Shuts Down Again as Congress Misses Deadline

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) said he wasn't just a no ― he was a "hell no". Critics are calling it the nation's biggest spending bill ever, by total dollar amount, once debt is calculated in. The measure represents a bitter defeat for many liberal Democrats who sought to use the party's leverage on the budget to resolve the plight of immigrant "Dreamers" who face deportation after being brought to the USA illegally as children.

World Snow leaves roads treacherous in upper Midwest
Author: 0 Snow leaves roads treacherous in upper Midwest

Dozens of school districts - including the Milwaukee Public School District - were canceled in southern Wisconsin, the AP added. Eight inches were reported in parts of northern IL and in New Carlisle in northern Indiana. Meteorologist Heather Orow in Grand Rapids, Mich., said Friday morning the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel". Just days after Winter Storm Liam led to frigid conditions and thousands of flight delays and cancellations, another snowstorm is making its ...

World Iranian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues
Author: 0 Iranian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues

Referring to the recent visit of the Turkish foreign minister to Tehran, Rouhani expressed satisfaction over the outcome of the talks, saying "there are a lot of threats in the region towards the interests of both Iran and Turkey and other Islamic countries, and according to very close perspectives of the two countries on regional and global issues, collaborations and political consultations must continue".

World Russian Federation sending back North Korean workers
Author: 0 Russian Federation sending back North Korean workers

In a volte-face on a practice dating to Soviet times, Moscow's ambassador to Pyongyang said on Wednesday several Russian regions had started sending back North Korean workers. Sectors like housing construction, agriculture, and the fishing industry in Russian Federation hired an estimated 35,000 employees from North Korea in the past.

World Swiss curlers stun with ideal score, beating U.S. 9-4
Author: 0 Swiss curlers stun with ideal score, beating U.S. 9-4

Patience, skill and determination are three factors that make Team USA's mixed doubles curling a serious contender to medal at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. She won her gold playing third with Jennifer Jones in '14. Curling's kind of a gentleman's game, so it's kind of nice to be a part of that atmosphere.

World Opposition MPs go into huddle in Rajya Sabha after House adjourned
Author: 0 Opposition MPs go into huddle in Rajya Sabha after House adjourned

Notices on issues such as complaint against West Bengal Governor Kesri Nath Tripathi and alleged neglect of Andhra Pradesh were before the Chairman. Outside the House, Congress, Samajwadi Party , Trinamool, DMK, CPM, CPI and AAP leaders told media that an attempt was being made to stifle the opposition's voice for 'last one week or so'.

World Mattis: DACA Troops Aren't At Risk Of Deportation
Author: 0 Mattis: DACA Troops Aren't At Risk Of Deportation

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . His comments came after Pentagon officials earlier on Thursday declined to say what steps the Defense Department was taking to protect DREAMers serving in the military. "In terms of the DACA situation.it's clarified they are not in any kind of jeopardy". "We would always stand by one of our people, and I have never found the Department of Homeland Security unwilling to take any call from anyone on my staff if we in fact found someone who had ...

World Eisenhauer pleads
Author: 0 Eisenhauer pleads "no contest" to all charges, is promptly convicted

Eisenhauer looked quickly at Anderson and Lichtenstein, then answered "Yes". Turk asked Eisenhauer if he was pleading no contest because he was in fact guilty of the crimes he was accused of. In the file, Lovell told Eisenhauer that she would like to have a relationship with Eisenhauer if he wants her as well. Eisenhauer may have had an inappropriate relationship with Lovell, the Washington Post has reported.

World Trump Will Not Immediately Release Democratic Memo, Suggests Revisions
Author: 0 Trump Will Not Immediately Release Democratic Memo, Suggests Revisions

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif .) and other top Democrats claim that the Republican memo that Trump released was missing key facts and have called on their rebuttal to be released as a result. Republicans have seized on the Nunes document to make the accusation of widespread anti-Trump bias at the top of the FBI and DOJ that sparked the investigations into Trump campaign relations with Russian Federation during the election.

World Live Cricket Score, India vs South Africa 2018, 4th ODI in Johannesburg
Author: 0 Live Cricket Score, India vs South Africa 2018, 4th ODI in Johannesburg

Going by the speed Dhoni has been inflicting dismissals with his wicketkeeping gloves, he might complete his set of 400 dismissals for exclusively Indian Cricket Team in the ongoing series as three more matches to go after this ODI. If India bowl first again and restrict the Proteas to a low score, Kohli might want to promote a couple of those three to the top. Morris said that South Africa were not too far off from victory in the first three matches despite the scoreline saying ...

World President Trump signs spending bill
Author: 0 President Trump signs spending bill

Senators, however, debated all night, and have voted to pass the bill, which must now pass to the House. Our Military will now be stronger than ever before. Prior to the Senate adjourning just before 2 a.m., McConnell set up a procedural vote for February 12 on shell legislation that will be used as the vehicle for the chamber's debate on immigration.

World U.S. calls on Russian Federation to help enforce pause in Syria violence
Author: 0 U.S. calls on Russian Federation to help enforce pause in Syria violence

Sweden and Kuwait presented the measure that would also demand an immediate end to sieges, including in Eastern Ghouta where a bombing campaign by government forces has killed more than 240 civilians in five days. In interviews, civilians said exit routes have at times been blocked by both Kurdish forces and Syrian troops. The attacks have displaced around 60,000 people, she said.

World Behind the scenes with fake Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump
Author: 0 Behind the scenes with fake Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jung Un reportedly selected the looks himself, not all that surprising considering the authoritarian ruler's penchant for - or evolution toward - a snazzy suit and " trend-setting " haircuts. However, the U.S. Treasury Department a year ago included Kim Yo Jong on its list of blacklisted officials over her position as vice director of the ruling Workers' Party's Propaganda and Agitation Department.

World Pence Says North Korea Must Give Up Nukes before Talks
Author: 0 Pence Says North Korea Must Give Up Nukes before Talks

CNN reported Friday that during a luncheon between the delegates and Moon on Saturday, Kim Yo Jong may invite the president to visit Pyongyang sometime this year, citing several diplomatic sources with deep knowledge of the North's intensions.

World King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit
Author: 0 King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit

Pakistan's foreign ministry said bilateral, regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest will be discussed during the talks. President Mamnoon Hussain has said that there is no place for militancy and militants in Pakistan and we are fully committed towards the peace and stability in the region.

World Serie A: Federico Bernardeschi, Gonzalo Higuain Put Juventus Top Amid VAR Fiasco
Author: 0 Serie A: Federico Bernardeschi, Gonzalo Higuain Put Juventus Top Amid VAR Fiasco

Fiorentina was awarded a penalty in the 18th minute after Giorgio Chiellini blocked Marco Benassi's cross with his arms. Amid angry Fiorentina protests, he then awarded a free kick to Juventus for offside against a Fiorentina player in the build up to Chiellini's handball although replays showed that the ball was played to him by Juventus defender Alex Sandro.

World SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket

Multiple customers that have had deposits placed on the Model 3 cars since 2016 are reporting that they received an email stating that the vehicle will be delivered in "late 2018", while others are being informed that they'll have to wait until "early 2019", to receive the auto they paid for years previously.

World My greatest moment was recognizing Jerusalem
Author: 0 My greatest moment was recognizing Jerusalem

Trump later said that he had recognized Jerusalem in order to take the issue off the table, adding that he had planned for Israel "to pay" in future negotiations for his declaration. "But I understand, because there were enormous efforts to prevent them from keeping their promises". Tapper pushed back on Haley's statements, saying that the decision to move the embassy could cause instability in the Middle East.