Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Syria confirms rare United States strike on pro-government forces Syria confirms rare United States strike on pro-government forces

The Pentagon said it had been in constant contact with Russian Federation, raising concerns about a build-up of forces beside the SDF headquarters. When the advancing forces unleashed a volley of 20-30 tank and artillery rounds toward the base, U...

New Few Days: Cold To Mild Ending with Rain New Few Days: Cold To Mild Ending with Rain

In between these 2 fronts, I am leaning towards mostly rain-free weather with cloudy skies, but this is not a sure bet so please check back with us Friday . It will be heaviest over the SE 1/2 of the area. TUESDAY: Sun mixing with afternoon clou...

North Korea invites South Korean president to visit

But Vice President Pence did his best to make sure that did not happen, missing the opportunity to further peace on the peninsula created by Moon. The officials said it was fair to say both Pence and the North Koreans rebuffed South Korean Presiden...

Winter Olympics 2018: Korean women's ice hockey team lose historic opener Winter Olympics 2018: Korean women's ice hockey team lose historic opener

US Vice President Mike Pence also attended the Games opening ceremony but had no contact with the North Korean delegation. If Moon accepts the offer, it would be the first time a South Korean president entered North Korea since 2007 - and t...

Sri Lanka coalition suffers humiliation at local vote Sri Lanka coalition suffers humiliation at local vote

The Government said that the services of 65,758 Police officers, 41,178 Special Task Force (STF) officers and 7,278 other officers will be utilized for the Local Government elections today. Finals results are expected to be announced later Sunday. ...

Kerry associate played middleman for Hillary agents' smut and dossier's Christopher Steele Kerry associate played middleman for Hillary agents' smut and dossier's Christopher Steele

The recently declassified referral from the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued by Republican Senators Chuck Grassley and Lindsay Graham, provides new insight into Steele's contacts while he was working on the anti-Trump dossier, revealing that he...

Gareth Bale dropped to Real Madrid bench Gareth Bale dropped to Real Madrid bench

Emery rested captain Thiago Silva and Marco Verratti with an eye on the Madrid clash, but a below-par performance was not ideal preparation for facing the Champions League holders. Diego Simeone's second-placed side went ahead nearly instantly when...

Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms

Republicans tried to win Democratic votes on the stopgap measure Tuesday by attaching a two-year extension of funding for community health clinics and other provisions, along with the full year of military funding. Neither chamber's funding plan a...

Donald Trump's incredible hypocrisy on the Democratic memo Donald Trump's incredible hypocrisy on the Democratic memo

In a tweet, the president said it was all part of the Democrats' plan to send a "very political and long response memo" that the White House would ultimately have to reject. Connecticut Rep. James Himes told that "I'm not one bit surprised" by Presi...

N.Korea invites SKorean leader for summit in Pyongyang N.Korea invites SKorean leader for summit in Pyongyang

But the North was welcomed with open arms to what South Korean President Moon Jae-in called "Olympic games of peace". Pence and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat nearby, looking expressionless. "By virtue of her family ties, Kim is among the most credi...

After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

Kim Jong Il's sushi chef, Kenji Fujimoto, nicknamed them North Korea's "Prince" and "Princess" due to their upbringing and closeness to the former North Korean leader. "I leave here very confident that we are going to continue to do the things we've ...

Modi driving India looking through rear mirror: Rahul Modi driving India looking through rear mirror: Rahul

Why did you do this to profit your friend? Rahul is on a four-day tour to poll-bound Karnataka where he will connect with people through a series of public interactions, road-side meetings and public rallies. But he forgets it was the BJP gover...

Prepared for negotiations if East Jerusalem made capital: Mahmoud Abbas Prepared for negotiations if East Jerusalem made capital: Mahmoud Abbas

The trip follows Modi's visit to Israel last summer, where he opted not to make a detour to the West Bank as part of New Delhi's efforts to "de-hyphenate" its relations with Israel and the Palestinians. He will also meet Indian community members ...

Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo Trump explains refusal to declassify Dems' memo

The Democratic memo was drawn from the same underlying documents as the Republican one. The decision to block the Democratic memo is a political risk for Trump, who claimed the Republican-authored version vindicated his claims of unfair political...

Trump claims GOP memo 'totally vindicates Trump claims GOP memo 'totally vindicates "Trump" in probe'

FBI director Christopher Wray sent a letter to employees Friday urging them to "keep calm and tackle hard" after the release of a highly controversial memo that claims the bureau and the Department of Justice improperly surveilled a Trump ...

PyeongChang 2018: Russia Olympians win first medal PyeongChang 2018: Russia Olympians win first medal

Semen Elistratov of Russian Federation won the bronze medal, making him the first of the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" to win a medal. "I wanted to show my really good attitude and best efforts, but the coach said, "don't stress yourself too hard ...

President Trump calls Democratic memo 'very political and long' President Trump calls Democratic memo 'very political and long'

The decision came after FBI Director Christopher A. Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sent a letter to the White House pointing out specific parts of the Democratic memo they said might compromise national security or intelligence sou...

Kim Yo-jong meets South Korean president in Seoul as thaw continues Kim Yo-jong meets South Korean president in Seoul as thaw continues

Between the lunch and talks, they spent nearly three hours together. US officials have not ruled out the possibility that the vice president might meet a North Korean official at the Olympics . Moon is scheduled to host a luncheon at the Blue House ...

United Nations chief calls for denuclearization during brief talk with N.Korean official United Nations chief calls for denuclearization during brief talk with N.Korean official

They walked together behind a unified Korean flag, carried by North Korean hockey player Hwang Chung Gum and South Korean bobsled competitor Won Yun-jong. Which is why Washington's threat of more sanctions against North Korea is not the smartes...

Second White House Staffer Steps Down After Domestic Abuse Allegations

The departure of Sorensen , who worked at the Council on Environmental Quality, comes in the wake of staff secretary Rob Porter's tumultuous resignation after two ex-wives accused him of domestic violence. Two of the sources said the brewing d...

PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget

Mr Modi said, the budget has focused especially on farmers and the middle class. Modi said that the success of MPs depended on the party's performance. Training his guns on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for levelling "false allegations" against th...

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea

The Saturday edition includes an editorial that criticizes a meeting between US Vice President Mike Pence and defectors from North Korea that took place on Friday, before the Olympic opening ceremony. North and South Korea are technically still at ...

Pence out to counter NKorean 'propaganda' at Olympic games

He also spoke of potentially melting "frozen North-South relations", and since then the two nations have re-opened a diplomatic hotline, and the Trump team has also consented to suspend joint military drills previously scheduled to coincide with the ...

United Nations sanctions committee approves N. Korean delegation visit to South United Nations sanctions committee approves N. Korean delegation visit to South

Secretary General António Guterres and International Olympics Committee President Thomas Bach's wife. Abe repeated the Japanese stance that it could not accept the unilateral request made by South Korea for additional measures. After more than of y...

How To Stream The 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies How To Stream The 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies

NBC is broadcasting the games live and in prime time starting Friday. The livestreams are part of a broader Olympics deal between Snap and NBC , which includes NBC sharing other Olympics highlights inside the app using other features, like ...

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