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World La Corea del Nord attacca Pence
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Emblematica, in tal senso, è stata la stretta di mano tra la sorella di Kim Jong-un e il presidente sudcoreano Moon, che in molti hanno già definito "storica". Tra gli altri nomi: Ri Myong-su, capo del Comando di stato maggiore; Kim Yo-jong, la sorella minore del leader; Kim Yong-nam, presidente del Presidium della Suprema assemblea del popolo; Choe Ryong-hae, considerato il numero due di Kim.

Author: 0 Fred Warmbier: North Korea 'not really participating' in Winter Olympics

Pence - who sat just feet away from Kim Yo Jong at the Olympic opening ceremony, with neither apparently speaking to the other - has also been critical of the North's participation in the games, seeing it as an attempt to create a division between the United States and the South.

World Six Syrian and 'non-Syrian' fighters killed in Israeli strikes: monitor
Author: 0 Six Syrian and 'non-Syrian' fighters killed in Israeli strikes: monitor

The two pilots of an F-16 jet ejected from the aircraft as per procedure, one of whom was seriously injured and taken to the hospital for medical treatment. The Russian foreign ministry called for "restraint" from all parties. Though Israel has largely stayed out of the Syrian conflict, it has reportedly struck weapons convoys destined for Hezbollah dozens of times since 2012.

World Rally in support of immigrant rights held in Manhattan
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Homan. The lawsuit seeks, among other forms of relief, a preliminary and permanent injunction restraining the government from taking further action to effectuate a deportation order against Ragbir, while also seeking a preliminary and permanent injunction restraining the government from selectively enforcing immigration laws against individuals based on protected political speech.

World Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang

During Saturday's meeting, Moon also called for the North to step forward to engage in talks with the U.S. Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police not far from the stadium before the opening ceremony began, with some banners reading "Moon regime is leading Korea to destruction".

World Olympics show US and South Korea out of sync on North Korea
Author: 0 Olympics show US and South Korea out of sync on North Korea

Pence did not meet with the North Korean delegation while in South Korea , and did not exchange greetings with Kim Yo Jong during the Olympic Games opening ceremony , despite being seated only a short distance apart. But it carried seven front page pictures on the departure from Pyongyang and arrival in Seoul of its diplomatic delegation to the Winter Olympics , led by ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam and including the leader's sister Kim Yo Jong.

World Russian plane crash kills all 71 people on board, state media say
Author: 0 Russian plane crash kills all 71 people on board, state media say

Initial information by Russian news agencies inform that 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board. There were no other details immediately available. Following the crash, emergency ministry of Russian Federation said that it was verifying the reports of the crash. Many witnesses have reportedly told the media that they saw a plane in flames falling from the sky.

World 3 killed in helicopter crash near Grand Canyon
Author: 0 3 killed in helicopter crash near Grand Canyon

Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillion Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed at the Hualapai Nation near Quartermaster Canyon, Hualapai Nation Police Chief Francis Bradley was quoted as saying. Gerard Ramalho, a reporter with the NBC, posted pictures on his twitter account Saturday night, showing that rescue crews had found the wreckage of the helicopter, a Eurocopter EC130, in the state of Arizona.

World Kim Jong Un's sister in South Korea visit
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Moon and Pence didn't discuss an invitation extended by Kim Jong Un to meet with the South Korean leader in Pyongyang, said a senior White House official who requested anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. Interested in North Korea? "I think in the first period we were nervous and it was hard to come back from that". The Opening Ceremony also featured the viral Tongan flagbearer Pita Taufatofua from the Rio Olympics going shirtless again , the contingent from Bermuda wearing ...

World Dem senator criticizes Pence for not standing for Korean team at Olympics
Author: 0 Dem senator criticizes Pence for not standing for Korean team at Olympics

On Saturday North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited the South's President, Moon Jae-in, to Pyongyang for talks. The match came a day after the hockey squad marched into the stadium together holding blue and white Korean Unification Flags at the gala opening ceremony in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium.

World Student Health clinic encourages getting protection against the flu
Author: 0 Student Health clinic encourages getting protection against the flu

Communities or isolated areas, though, may still be experiencing high rates. People who have severe influenza illness or who are at high risk of serious influenza-related complications such as the very young and very old, pregnant women , and those with chronic health conditions, should get treated with antiviral medication if they get flu symptoms regardless of whether or not they got vaccinated.

World Second White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations, Which He Denies
Author: 0 Second White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations, Which He Denies

Both of Trump's former aids deny all abuse allegations against them. 'A good person' He supported former Fox News executive Roger Ailes, who since has died, as he faced harassment allegations. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and counsel Don McGrath reportedly knew about the allegations . He also denied the credibility of the abuse allegations.

World Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims
Author: 0 Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims

Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter . After all, the most high-profile sexual predator in the world - him - is President of the United States. He made no mention of the women who allegedly endured abuse from Porter which they claim ranged from choking to punching in the face to shaking violently.

World PM Modi praises Palestine for moving forward in such unstable environment
Author: 0 PM Modi praises Palestine for moving forward in such unstable environment

In UAE, PM Modi will have bilateral talks with His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Saturday evening, followed by a signing ceremony of agreements and MoUs and a banquet hosted by Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed in honour of Modi.

World Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away
Author: 0 Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

In recognition of her services in the field of human rights, Jahangir was awarded the American Bar Association International Human Rights Award in 1992, the Martin Ennals Award and the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1995. "Democracy, human rights and resistance against oppression lost a great soldier- Asma Jehangir. It's everyone's loss. What a sad day!" Jahangir graduated from Kinnaird College and received an LLB from Punjab University.

World Odisha CM's Private Secretary's residence vandalised, Patnaik condemns BJP
Author: 0 Odisha CM's Private Secretary's residence vandalised, Patnaik condemns BJP

The activist ransacked flower pots and damaged the vehicles parked inside the quarters and hurled cow dungs and stones. The Commissionerate Police has taken the matter very seriously. IAS association secretary Vishal Dev said all the IAS officers belong to the Central Government and such attacks will not be tolerated. Condemning the incident, BJD spokesperson and MP Pratap Deb said the attack was "unfortunate and it exposed the real mindset of BJP leaders".

Author: 0 1266 terrorists 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation

A vehicle bombing killed at least seven civilians and injured 30 others in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on Saturday, according to the White Helmets civil defense agency. Washington, however, opposes their autonomy plans, as does Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. Turkey launched " Operation Olive Branch " on January 20 to clear People's Protection Units (YPG) militants, backed by the United States while considered by Ankara as " terrorist group", from Afrin in ...

World Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation
Author: 0 Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation

In order to remind the world, especially South Koreans who may be buoyed by resumption of inter-Korean dialogue, Vice President Mike Pence arrived to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympics with a living exhibit of North Korean brutality: the father of an American student who went to North Korea as a tourist and returned home in a coma from which he never awoke.

World N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office
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It's the final stop on a six-day trip that Pence had hoped would increase pressure on North Korea as it seeks to use the games to pursue an opening with the South. Despite their differences, Moon and Abe made a decision to resume "shuttle diplomacy" as agreed previous year and hold a trilateral summit between Japan, South Korea and China as soon as possible.

World Turkish military announces death of 11 soldiers in Afrin operation
Author: 0 Turkish military announces death of 11 soldiers in Afrin operation

In another statement, the Turkish military said a total of nine soldiers were killed and 11 wounded on Saturday in clashes with mainly Kurdish forces near Afrin. According to Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders and the region as well as to protect the Syrian people from the oppression and cruelty of terrorists.

World US Military Strikes on Pro-Regime Fighters in Syria Kill 100
Author: 0 US Military Strikes on Pro-Regime Fighters in Syria Kill 100

A news channel in Syria known as Al-Ikhbariyah reported that the bomb attack left dozens of people either dead or seriously wounded and said that the insurgents that the Us military identified as pro-government fighters were civilians from the local area.

World Milder for Friday afternoon, with rain for the weekend
Author: 0 Milder for Friday afternoon, with rain for the weekend

This will produce some scattered showers through Saturday afternoon, especially along and east of I-35. "Although the storm will be weak, there will be plenty of moisture and therefore there is the potential for heavy rain", said Chief Meteorologist Bruce DePrest.

World Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to visit him in Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to visit him in Pyongyang

The White House official said the invitation didn't undermine or detract from Pence's trip. He made it clear from the start that he came to the Games with a message of "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang. Japan's focus is now likely to be on fortifying trilateral cohesion with South Korea and the United States. North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from USA aggression.

Author: 0 [Breaking] NK leader Kim Jong-un invites Moon to Pyongyang

The ongoing rapprochement mood flared after Kim Jong Un said in his New Year's Day address that he was willing to send an Olympic delegation. As for sharing Moon's box with the North Koreans, the officials said they knew in advance who was going to be in Moon's box to watch the opening ceremony.

World Egypt reports successes in Sinai operation against militants
Author: 0 Egypt reports successes in Sinai operation against militants

On Friday in Egypt began a large-scale operation to ensure security with the participation of the army and police against "terrorist and criminal elements and organizations" across the country, said the representative of the army. Reuters said that Egypt's military has struggled to put down the Islamic State insurgency in Sinai since the group set up a branch there in 2014.

World Freezing rain warning issued for all of PEI
Author: 0 Freezing rain warning issued for all of PEI

Another round of snow will develop overnight. "Freezing rain will persist for several hours before changing back to light snow Sunday afternoon". Snowy conditions will continue on Sunday with additional centimetres of snow during the day.

World The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal
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It increases both defense and domestic spending by $300 billion over that duration. It would also authorize funds for disaster aid, community health centers, the Children's Health Insurance Program and fighting the opioid crisis. To understand Wednesday's spending deal , go back to 2013, when then-President Barack Obama signed a bill that was a series of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts to government agencies, totaling $1.2 trillion over 10 years.

World BJP protest in Lok Sabha drowns out Moily's speech
Author: 0 BJP protest in Lok Sabha drowns out Moily's speech

The timing of the criticism of Modi assumes significance as it came just a couple of weeks after the Sena chose to contest the 2019 elections alone. After 25 years of alliance, the Sena has chose to part ways with the BJP as it had "compromised enough for upholding the alliance".

World Man arrested in shooting death of teenager north of Denver
Author: 0 Man arrested in shooting death of teenager north of Denver

The affidavit states that Lopez confessed to killing Bollinger, of Broomfield, after claiming that she hired him to whack her, KMGH-TV reported. He then said he changed his mind about going through with the shooting and dropped her off at her apartment, but authorities informed him that they tracked his Global Positioning System to the location where the teen's body was found.

World Jammu woman dies in shelling as Pak violates ceasefire again
Author: 0 Jammu woman dies in shelling as Pak violates ceasefire again

They have said that India should be reminded that its minister has dared to a nuclear country consist of a fearless nation. "Pakistan army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in KG sector along the LoC at 4.20 pm", said Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand, Defence spokesman at Jammu .

World Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo
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Whatever the case, Trump, who declared last weekend that the GOP memo " totally vindicates " him, is losing support from his own party as he elevates the rhetoric against the FBI and DOJ, which are overseeing the special counsel investigation into Russian Federation and Trump's actions before and after he became president.

World Pence: 'No daylight' between USA, allies on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence: 'No daylight' between USA, allies on North Korea

Demonstrating a non-committal stance, Moon said about the invitation that he wants to "create the environment for that to be able to happen". Tensions between the two soared previous year as Pyongyang launched intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the U.S.

World Modi pledges $40mn for development of Palestine
Author: 0 Modi pledges $40mn for development of Palestine

Modi's three-hour stop in Ramallah , the first by an Indian prime minister, was being seen as New Delhi's bid to balance its blossoming ties with Israel. The state-run Oman News Agency (ONA) announced the visit which comes " In the framework of close cooperation between the Sultanate and the friendly Republic of India", it said in a statement .

World South Africa's ANC official urges patience during Zuma exit talks
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC official urges patience during Zuma exit talks

Zuma's family said Madiba-Zuma's remarks were "unfortunate". Zuma has expressed his desire to continue ruling the country until the end of his state presidential term in 2019. In office since 2009, the 75-year-old has clung to power despite a string of corruption scandals , an economic slowdown and record unemployment. "Zuma is a fighter to the end and is refusing to resign, while Ramaphosa doesn't want to be divisive".

World Trump to Democrats: 'No memo for you!'
Author: 0 Trump to Democrats: 'No memo for you!'

However, the White House decision was criticised by Democrats - with House minority leader Nancy Pelosi claiming it proves that the release of the initial memo was a "blatantly political move". Schiff, who has traded bitter Twitter messages with the president after Trump called him one of "the biggest liars and leakers" in Washington, warned this week that Trump might call for "political edits" meant to erase embarrassing parts of the memo , not information related to national security.

World Trump warned not to hinder Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump warned not to hinder Russian Federation probe

President Trump said on Twitter Saturday morning the memo Republicans released Friday " totally vindicates "Trump" in the Russian Federation investigation . "The top Leadership and Investigators of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department have politicised the sacred investigative process in favour of Democrats and against Republicans - something which would have been unthinkable just a short time ago".

Author: 0 Second Donald Trump staffer quits over 'abuse'

Porter's security clearance, which he needed in the crucial job of staff secretary who controls the daily paper flow to the President's desk. David Sorensen , a White House speechwriter, adamantly denied these accusations and said he was stepping down because he did not "want the White House to have to deal with this distraction".

World Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays
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Duterte made the statements shortly after receiving reports that a Filipina overseas worker's body had been found in a freezer in Kuwait. MANILA-Philippine Airlines on Saturday said it would send a plane to Kuwait to bring home distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

World Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea
Author: 0 Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

After meetings with South Korean president Moon Jae-in and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Mr Pence said there should be no consideration of using the Games as an opening for substantive talks with the North until its nuclear programme is up for negotiation.

World Winter Olympics: N.Korean athletes, cheerleaders participate in welcome event
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: N.Korean athletes, cheerleaders participate in welcome event

Seating plans shown on South Korean television just minutes earlier had Pence sitting to Moon's left, directly opposite Kim. US Vice-President Mike Pence skipped a dinner ahead of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday where he had been reportedly due to share a table with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and the North's ceremonial head of state, Seoul said .

World Much-touted GOP memo only complicates FBI scenario more
Author: 0 Much-touted GOP memo only complicates FBI scenario more

Former CIA Director John Brennan called the release of the memo "exceptionally partisan", especially because Nunes did not allow the Democrats of the House Intelligence Committee to make their rebuttal document public . It is a troubling question - one members of Congress should be asking. Democrats have criticized the move, claiming the memo omits important facts.

World Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown, boost United States spending
Author: 0 Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown, boost United States spending

So you can imagine my frustration when the Republicans told us that if we really want to change the direction of Washington it will require MORE Republicans in Congress. Representative Luis Gutierrez, an Illinois Democrat, urged his party to kill the spending bill unless it also protected young immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children and have been shielded under the soon-to-end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Author: 0 Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US-S. Korea military drills

Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, verbally delivered the invite to Moon on Saturday. "We also reaffirm our commitment to continue well beyond the Olympics - when the Olympics are long a distant memory - to continue to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically", Pence said , answering a question from Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin.

World Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition
Author: 0 Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition

In the Nigerian category, Ilya Pam won for the second straight time running while Sharabutu Philibus came second. "I am exhausted of giving the major prize money to athletes from other countries and because of this reason; Lagos State will commit more coaches and athletes to this course".