Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

N. Korean leader invites S. Korea's Moon to the North--president's office N. Korean leader invites S. Korea's Moon to the North--president's office

In a surreal mixture of dignitaries, the Olympic Stadium's VIP box included Kim Yo Jong and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam, sitting above and behind U.S. Reuters reported Saturday that newfound cooperation between the two count...

United States confirms Tillerson to visit Turkey United States confirms Tillerson to visit Turkey

Egypt also faces a March 26-28 election in which Sisi has only a single, last-minute challenger who had previously said he supported the incumbent. In Kuwait on Tuesday, Tillerson will attend a conference focusing on how to reconstruct a devastated...

Oklahoma State takes down No. 19 West Virginia for huge road win Oklahoma State takes down No. 19 West Virginia for huge road win

Brittany Brewer led Texas Tech with 13 points, while Zuri Sanders and Lyndsey Whilby scored 12 and 11, respectively. 7 Kansas last weekend, trailed by eight points with 13 ¢ minutes left. "We've got a quick turnaround, so this one is behind us". Wate...

Trump tweets about not declassifying Democratic memo Trump tweets about not declassifying Democratic memo

Senior Democrats blasted Trump's refusal to release it after clearing the Republican memo, which the panel's Republican chairman quickly made public, arguing the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department improperly obtained surveilla...

It's Time To End Communist Rule In Tripura : Amit Shah It's Time To End Communist Rule In Tripura : Amit Shah

Speaking at the rally Shah targetted the CPI (M) Government, calling it the main reason behind the worsened conditions in Tripura. Accusing the Left cadre of pocketing public funds meant for development, Shah asked the people to oust "Lal bhai" gover...

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North

The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the USA approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Koreans in the row behind him, allowing Kim Yo Jong to...

Trump urges Americans to vote Republican to cut deficit Trump urges Americans to vote Republican to cut deficit

The shutdown was the second partial government shutdown in three weeks. Rand Paul from Kentucky had filibustered the vote on Thursday. Clark said, "He has created a false choice between moving forward with a budget bill and protecting our Drea...

Korea women's hockey team to make Olympic debut Korea women's hockey team to make Olympic debut

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited the South's President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang Saturday, Seoul said, even as the USA warned against falling for Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive. The UN Commission of Inquiry has made clear th...

Japan's History With Korea Darker Than NBC Olympic Commentary Suggests Japan's History With Korea Darker Than NBC Olympic Commentary Suggests

While introducing Japan , Ramos said the following, " Every Korean will you that Japan is a cultural, and technological, and economic example, has been so important to their own transformation ". An online petition quickly circulated demanding an ...

Pence `Encouraged' by Talks With South Korea's Moon at Olympics Pence `Encouraged' by Talks With South Korea's Moon at Olympics

She is on a United States sanctions list over alleged links to human rights abuses in North Korea. But by the time the Opening Ceremony began on February 9, the 35,000-seat Olympic Stadium in PyeongChang was packed with spectators. Not everyo...

Olympics Opening Ceremony: Cold, K-pop and united Koreas

They shook hands with Moon and cheered for athletes from the two countries who marched under a unified peninsula flag for the first time in a decade. Kim Yong Nam , president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly and also head of ...

Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President Moon Jae-in To Pyongyang Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President Moon Jae-in To Pyongyang

While the possibility that South Koreans may be drawn into North Korea's honey trap can not be ruled out, most Koreans, including young people, have had their fill of the North's provocations, and are highly unlikely to be seduced by Kim's charm ...

Second White House Staffer Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims

Porter's two ex-wives say they gave detailed accounts and documentation to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents conducting a background check of Porter, claiming he was physically and emotionally abusive. "It should be able to focus on continuing...

Kim Jong Un's sister aims to score playing charm game

The parties have also reiterated their desire to boost cooperation and dialogue between Pyongyang and Seoul. After meetings with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Pence said there should be no consider...

Curtis Blaydes Survives & Controls Mark Hunt Curtis Blaydes Survives & Controls Mark Hunt

Both men are exhausted. Three main-card fighters: Curtis Blaydes , Tyson Pedro and Tai Tuivasa spoke to media following their performance inside the Octagon. Final minute of the round. Hunt just missed a right hand, then stayed patient looking...

Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who is in Oman on a two-day visit , addresses the Indian diaspora. "You represent every part of India and you know how rapidly India is developing", PM Modi told the Indian community at Dubai Opera. We will do whatev...

FBI, FISA used to influence 2016 presidential polls, says Donald Trump FBI, FISA used to influence 2016 presidential polls, says Donald Trump

And fifth, the last page of the memo , perhaps inadvertently, refutes the claim often made by Republicans that the Steele dossier triggered the probe since it explicitly states that information by former Trump advisor George Papadopoulos trigger...

Pa. Republican leaders meet challenge to redraw congressional districts Pa. Republican leaders meet challenge to redraw congressional districts

In a 5-2 vote along party lines, the high court's majority of Democratic-appointed justices found the existing map's lines were precisely drawn to deliberately dilute the voting strength of registered Democrats , in violation of the state's constitu...

Speeding train mows down five wild jumbos in Assam Speeding train mows down five wild jumbos in Assam

Five elephants were killed in December in a train collision near a tea plantation in Assam. The railway official claimed that the incident had taken place at a location where there was no notified elephant corridor. "But the train collided with a f...

Second White House aide resigns over domestic violence allegations Second White House aide resigns over domestic violence allegations

Paul LePage. "Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation", Trump said in a tweet , after Staff Secretary Rob Porter and speech writer David Sorensen resigned this week. Burnett said, "The president wants you to know t...

US 'concerned' over violence at Israeli border US 'concerned' over violence at Israeli border

Giving more details on how events unfolded, the IDF's Conricus told CNN an Iranian unmanned drone had been dispatched on a "specific mission" inside Israel. The Israeli fighter plane that crashed on Saturday likely was hit by a Syrian anti-aircraft m...

Auburn basketball comes in as a two seed in NCAA Bracket Preview Auburn basketball comes in as a two seed in NCAA Bracket Preview

It placed the Spartans in the South Region as the field's No. 11 overall seed. Cincinnati, 3. Tennessee, 4. Davis and Kellogg both whole-heartedly agreed with the No. The Sooners are losers of three in a row, but have notable wins over Oregon, Wich...

Turkish jets resume airstrikes over Syrian Kurdish enclave

Washington, however, opposes their autonomy plans, as does Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. In December, Moscow declared the defeat of all major Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist clusters in Syria and withdrew the b...

Trump unsure if Israel wants peace with Palestinians Trump unsure if Israel wants peace with Palestinians

He also threatened to withhold aid unless Palestinians agreed to talks. Right now, I would say the Palestinians are not looking to make peace, they are not looking to make peace. But after going out of his way to talk up close ties with Israel during...

Iranian-Canadian environmentalist dies in prison Iranian-Canadian environmentalist dies in prison

Kavous Seyed-Emami was managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation , which seeks to protect Iran's rare animals, and a US-trained scholar in sociology. "He was one of the best professors", the academic said. He had a quite eclectic...

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