Thursday December 13-th, 2018

South, North Korea talk about Olympics South, North Korea talk about Olympics

At least five follow-up meetings took place from 11:30 a.m. but didn't end by press time Tuesday. President Moon Jae-in spoke Wednesday, a day after the two Koreas held high-level talks for the first time in two years and agreed to cooperate in nex...

Search for MH370 continues, to cost between RM82m to RM280m if found Search for MH370 continues, to cost between RM82m to RM280m if found

The governments of Malaysia, Australia and China called off the search in January last year despite protests from the passengers' families, after the A$200 million (S$213 million) hunt which was carried out for more than two years failed to bear frui...

Body found as tanker fire still rages following sea collision Body found as tanker fire still rages following sea collision

Thick clouds of dark smoke could be seen billowing out of the Sanchi tanker, engulfing the vessel as rescue efforts were hampered by bad weather and fire on and around the ship, Mohammad Rastad, head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organisation , t...

Trae Young continues dominance to rev up Oklahoma Trae Young continues dominance to rev up Oklahoma

Keenan Evans scored 19 points for Texas Tech (14-2, 3-1). Young hit his first three-pointer almost three minutes into the second half to give the Sooners a 36-31 lead. More so, he was efficient from the field (6 of 11) while knocking down four of...

Shia Waqf Boards asks Modi to close Madrasas saying 'they increase terrorism' Shia Waqf Boards asks Modi to close Madrasas saying 'they increase terrorism'

He added that a large number of madrasas are funded through charity coming from different parts of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. However, the BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain said that the BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh had no plans to...

Willie Nelson Cancels Concerts Due To Illness Willie Nelson Cancels Concerts Due To Illness

According to an email from the ticketing agency, fans will receive automatic refunds. Nelson's publicist, Elaine Shock, later told the San Diego Union-Tribune that Nelson had either "a bad cold or the flu ", and would return to his home in Texas t...

Benjamin Netanyahu Tiptoes Around US Threat To Cut Off Palestinian Aid Benjamin Netanyahu Tiptoes Around US Threat To Cut Off Palestinian Aid

UNRWA provides aid to Palestinian refugees. Netanyahu at the start of Sunday's weekly Cabinet meeting addressed USA threats to cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East, or UNRWA.

Storms Bring Deadly Mudslides to Wildfire-Scorched SoCal Storms Bring Deadly Mudslides to Wildfire-Scorched SoCal

Forecasters said the maximum rainfall occurred in a 15-minute span starting at 3:30 a.m. near the Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria areas of Santa Barbara County . Hyatt said his house in Montecito, a community of about 8,000 east of Santa Bar...

Sydney Train Network Under Stress Sydney Train Network Under Stress

Commuters on Sydney trains are facing further delays this morning, after cancellations and driver shortages caused chaos on the train network yesterday. "This new timetable is delivering the services we need". Part of the problem, according to S...

'Fire and Fury' Is 'Grotesque' and 'Fiction': Stephen Miller 'Fire and Fury' Is 'Grotesque' and 'Fiction': Stephen Miller

Tapper told Miller during the interview that he was being "obsequious" and that he was performing for an "audience of one", referring to the president. The attacks from CNN continued and he ended with a very disrespectful "I think you have wast...

On-the-rise Bradie Tennell wins women's U.S. figure skating title On-the-rise Bradie Tennell wins women's U.S. figure skating title

We looked at all sorts of statistics: head-to-head competition, average scores and momentum within the scores leading up to the Olympics , and that's where we really had a challenge with Ross. "Clearly Bradie and Mirai with their scores and their pe...

Iran bans English lessons in primary school Iran bans English lessons in primary school

In a context where Iran's Revolutionary Guards blame foreign powers for triggering the recent protests , Iran is going to ban the teaching of English in primary schools because of fear of "cultural invasion". In the official curriculum of public...

Google faces a lawsuit over discriminating against white men and conservatives Google faces a lawsuit over discriminating against white men and conservatives

This isn't much of a surprise, considering Damore publicly hired Harmeet K. Dhillon, the Republican National Committee's Committeewoman for California, back in August as his attorney. Employees at Google who express "conservative viewpoints in poli...

ASUS is releasing an $1700 SKT T1 laptop in 2018 ASUS is releasing an $1700 SKT T1 laptop in 2018

All of these accessories are set to become available in the first half of 2018, although no prices have yet been mentioned. The Asus ROG G703 laptop with 17.3-inch 144Hz display on show at CES is the same as the one we featured here in the ...

Israel to approve hundreds of settlement units in West Bank Israel to approve hundreds of settlement units in West Bank

An Israeli settler was killed on Tuesday night when an assailant shot at his auto near a settlement in the north of the occupied West Bank. An Israeli settler was killed on Tuesday night when he was shot while driving near a settlement in the nor...

Trump Tower fire in NY injures firefighter and 2 civilians Trump Tower fire in NY injures firefighter and 2 civilians

Someone called from their phone to report the incident to the fire department. The department said a fire started around 7 a.m. Monday in the heating and air conditioning system of the building. One of President Trump's sons, Eric Trump , used socia...

Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff

Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa told correspondents in Quito that her nation is looking for a third country or prominent global figure to help broker the stalemate over Assange, who entered the embassy in London in June 2012. "No solution ca...

Bugti, Malik among Balochistan CM contenders Bugti, Malik among Balochistan CM contenders

In a statement following his resignation, Zehri said that he did not wish to cause problems in the political setup of Balochistan. A no-confidence motion was submitted against Zehri last week, which gained momentum and is said to have had the suppo...

North and South Korea agree to military talks - but not about nukes

North and South Korea agreed at their first formal talks in more than two years on Tuesday to resolve all inter-Korean matters through dialogue and to revive military talks to avert accidental conflict. But there was no mention in the joint statement...

United States rejects Pakistan's claims of suspending military-intelligence cooperation United States rejects Pakistan's claims of suspending military-intelligence cooperation

Sufi Mohammad was set free on health grounds and the paperwork for his release was still being processed Tuesday, said defense lawyer Fida Gul. He is also the father-in-law of Mullah Fazlullah, the leader of the Taliban offshoot in Pakistan who i...

Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment Pictorial warnings on Tobacco products: Supreme Court stays Karnataka HC judgment

In what can be said as a move concerning the health of citizens, the Supreme Court has put a stay on Karnataka High Court's order where it had done away with mandated 85% pictorial warning on packages of tobacco products. The Supreme Court today ...

Wichita Wichita "swatting" suspect accused in similar incident

The Tactical Unit was called to a residence in the 2300 block of 17B Street S.W. after receiving a call from a man claiming he'd shot his father and was holding his mother and younger brother hostage. But, he said it's not hard for someone to figure ...

Powerful Earthquake Strikes The Caribbean, Tsunami Advisory Issued Powerful Earthquake Strikes The Caribbean, Tsunami Advisory Issued

The quake has sparked a tsunami warning in the area, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center . That quake's epicenter was located in the Caribbean Sea, 64 kilometres (40 mi) northeast of the island of Roatán, 19 miles northeast of Port Roy...

Yogi Adityanath, Siddharamaiah fight in Twitter Yogi Adityanath, Siddharamaiah fight in Twitter

Many among Hindus consume beef. During his promotional rally in Bengaluru , Yogi Adityantah fired cannons at the Karnataka ruling Congress government. I don't eat beef because I don't like it. This was Mr Adityanath's second visit to the state i...

Shock warning Kim Jong-un 'one tantrum' away from starting WW3 Shock warning Kim Jong-un 'one tantrum' away from starting WW3

This weekend an International Olympic Committee representative for North Korea said the country will likely compete at the Games next month, according to Japanese media reports . "If something can happen and something can come out of those talks, ...

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