Sunday July 22-nd, 2018

Evgenia Medvedeva answers doubters with world record skate Evgenia Medvedeva answers doubters with world record skate

This is the second medal for the team of Olympic athletes from Russian Federation at the 2018 Winter Games. The 24-year-old from Montebello, California, skated first of the five women and led off her routine with the triple Axel just 21 seconds in....

DMK plea to house secretary against former CM Jayalalithaa's portrait DMK plea to house secretary against former CM Jayalalithaa's portrait

After trying in vain to get Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do the honours, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami chose to get Speaker P. Dhanapal to unveil her portrait in the Assembly hall alongside those of stalwarts including free India's first ...

Turkish troops killed in offensive Turkish troops killed in offensive

With the helicopter crash, the death toll of the Turkish Armed Forces increased to 20. Turkish artillery units hit YPG forces in rural western Afrin within range and sight of Hatay's Reyhanlı, Hassa and Kırıkhan districts. In a news release, the Un...

Winter Olympics was hit by cyber-attack, officials confirm Winter Olympics was hit by cyber-attack, officials confirm

Some cybersecurity researchers said they had some evidence that Russian Federation was planning such attacks in response to being banned from the Olympics due to a doping scandal at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. We are not going to reveal ...

Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea

Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power previous year on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North and has pushed for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile program.

North Korea judged victor of diplomatic gold at Olympics North Korea judged victor of diplomatic gold at Olympics

The two Koreas are still technically at war after the 1950-53 conflict on the Korean peninsula ended in a ceasefire and not a truce. Tensions soared a year ago as the North staged a series of nuclear and missile tests in violation of United Natio...

Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

North Korean officials have invited their South Korean counterparts to the two nations' first official talks in more than a decade, according to news reports. In pushing for a summit with Moon, Kim is seeking to consolidate those gains while mainta...

Coalition to face more questions over Barnaby Joyce affair Coalition to face more questions over Barnaby Joyce affair

It's for the prime minister to stand up as soon as possible and explain that to the Australian people'. "In a highly conservative environment those things all spell disaster and I can't see how he can survive this". "Was this job necessary?" Ms Pli...

Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled, encounter underway Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled, encounter underway

The soldiers stationed at the post opened fire following which the terrorists fled from the spot. "However, during searches in the peripheral area of the camp, it was found that the militants had entered a building in the area that was subsequently...

North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show

The North Korean artists performed Thursday in Gangneung, a coastal city that will host the skating, hockey and curling events during the games, and are to perform again in Seoul . The Moon-Abe summit was held in Yongpyeong, just east of PyeongCha...

London Metropolis Airport shut as WW2 bomb present in Thames London Metropolis Airport shut as WW2 bomb present in Thames

Transport for London tweeted: "The airport has been closed due to an emergency services incident. London City Airport are urging passengers to contact their airline before travelling". The airport has closed and severe disruption is expected to aff...

As Olympics Open, Moon's Warm Words for Pyongyang Alarm South Korea's Allies As Olympics Open, Moon's Warm Words for Pyongyang Alarm South Korea's Allies

Although Kim Yo Jong ranks diplomatically lower than Kim Yong Nam , as Kim Jong Un's sister she is considered more important in North Korea. The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked charm offensive, sending athletes, a troupe of performers...

Schiff says he'll meet with Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss Democratic memo redaction Schiff says he'll meet with Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss Democratic memo redaction

The FBI expressed "grave concerns" about the memo's accuracy and the Justice Department said in advance that its release, without proper review, would be "extraordinarily reckless". "We believe that Congressman Schiff potentially put in there met...

Lexi Bando returns in Oregon's 90-79 win over Washington State Lexi Bando returns in Oregon's 90-79 win over Washington State

The Huskies might have been feeling déjà vu. Washington State has two players scoring in double figures. Stevie Thompson drove to an open spot on the left baseline but missed. Despite missing just one shot in the opening 10 minutes, OR held just ...

Trump to unveil RM5.9 trillion infrastructure plan Trump to unveil RM5.9 trillion infrastructure plan

The rest is supposed to come from state and local governments, which are expected to match any federal allocation by at least a four-to-one ratio. The White House did specify that they would reduce spending on transit funding, which includes federa...

India, Palestine Relations Have Stood the Test of Time, Modi in Palestine India, Palestine Relations Have Stood the Test of Time, Modi in Palestine

Commenting on the Palestine-Israel conflict, President Abbas said, "We have said and will say we are ready to engage in negotiations". Prime Minister Modi, who is on his maiden trip to Palestine , will be received by President Mahmoud Abbas be...

PM Modi meets French counterpart Edouard Philippe, discusses ways to strengthen ties PM Modi meets French counterpart Edouard Philippe, discusses ways to strengthen ties

The wide adoption of technology has "altered the life of humans" for the better, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the World Government Summit. He unveiled a replica of the Temple, whose Shila Poojan was being conducted at Abu Dhabi simu...

Envoy: Malaysia not affected by Trump's aid threat over anti-Israel move Envoy: Malaysia not affected by Trump's aid threat over anti-Israel move

He said, "Refraining from recognizing the Palestinian people's legitimate rights to their land and sacred sites, denying them the right to return and expropriating their sovereignty over the land in exchange for a regional peace and normalization wit...

Kim Jong Un's sister departs South Korea Kim Jong Un's sister departs South Korea

During the parade of nations, they stood only for the US team. North Korea held a scaled-down military parade Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary of its armed forces' foundation, on the eve of the PyeongChang Games. Moon did not immediately accep...

Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut

Additionally, the vice president only stood for Team USA, making sure to remain seated when the combined teams of North and South Korea appeared together. Kim Yo Jong offered an invitation from her brother for Moon to visit the North, in the stro...

Ritz-Carlton reopens after 3-month Saudi purge, arrests Ritz-Carlton reopens after 3-month Saudi purge, arrests

Liveried staff milled around under the ornate chandeliers of the hotel lobby, greeting a trickle of arrivals as they checked into rooms ranging from 2,489 riyals ($664) a night. 16 and 17, from noon to midnight. The prosecutor general's office said...

Pence: 'No daylight' between U.S., allies on North Korea

Reviving inter-Korean talks is key to the polices of Moon, who says South Korea should be in the driver's seat in global efforts to deal with the North's nuclear threat. North Korea has emerged as the early favorite to grab one of the Winter Olympics...

Korean flags, leader's photos in Seoul Korean flags, leader's photos in Seoul

The 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang kicked off on Friday with the two Koreas marching under a unified flag in an opening ceremony themed around peace and future. Human Rights Watch notes that North Korea is responsible for a multitude of human ...

Justine Dufour-Lapointe wins silver for Canada Justine Dufour-Lapointe wins silver for Canada

Canadian freestyle skier Justine Dufour-Lapointe has captured a silver medal in women's moguls on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Create an account to start a 60 day free trial. But she lost control after the first jump and was disqualified. Duf...

Pence awkwardly avoids North Korean delegation at Olympics Pence awkwardly avoids North Korean delegation at Olympics

The North Korean officials arrived here Friday as part of a 22-member delegation, led by the North Korean ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam, who is the president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. Many in South Korea are uneasy...

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