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by | February 10, 2018 | 10:29

The United States President Donald Trump administration on Wednesday increased its pressure on Pakistan to act against safe-havens for terrorists on its soil by imposing sanctions against 3 individuals linked to Pakistan-based terror networks.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:07

Almost 50 sailors aboard the Cheonan were killed. Eager to put a reality check on the thaw in relations between the Koreas in advance of the Games, Pence met with North Korean defectors Friday and paid respects at the Cheonan Memorial in Pyeongtaek, which honors the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack blamed on the North.

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:55

Simmons has been snubbed for an All-Star invite six times in recent weeks as players pulled out with injuries and National Basketball Association coaches and the league's commissioner, Adam Silver, instead went with veteran players as replacements.

by | February 10, 2018 | 09:35

That means as many as 100 Democratic votes may be needed to get it through the House. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi planned to oppose the bill, and despite suggesting that she would not pressure her colleagues to follow suit, appeared to be doing just that.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:42

Israeli media said the jet crashed in northern Israel . It also said that the alleged drone attack had triggered red alert sirens in the city of Beit She'an and its surrounding areas as well as the occupied Golan Heights. "A combat helicopter successfully intercepted an Iranian UAV that was launched from Syria and infiltrated Israel". The Iranian drone fell in our territory and is in our possession, " IDF spokesman Ronen Manelis said earlier, as cited by Haaretz .

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:03

New Delhi: Kerala has emerged as the best state in the country in terms of healthcare performance, reveals a latest Health Index report, jointly prepared by the World Bank and Niti Aayog. We want to encourage the good performers and name and shame those who don't", he informed. States and UTs have been ranked in three categories namely, Larger States, Smaller States, and Union Territories (UTs), to ensure comparison among similar entities.

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:04

Multiple outlets are reporting, again based on anonymous sources, that President Trump is unhappy with Kelly over his handling of the Porter matter, and is considering replacing Kelly with, among others, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, Rep. The scandal has left the White House reeling. McGahn made other officials aware of the accusations she communicated but took no concrete steps, the official said .

by | February 10, 2018 | 08:00

Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. Trump added: "We hope that he will have a wonderful career". Corbett reportedly gave The Post a picture of a scar on hand, which she said was from a cigarette burn and texts in which he used vulgar language.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:55

President Trump said nothing about rising deficits during his State of the Union address, instead calling for higher spending on defense and infrastructure. "It started with the orgy in the tax cuts and it continues with the budget caps". Last year's White House budget also featured dramatic reductions in spending on domestic programs - $3.6 trillion in cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Education Department, Medicaid, food stamps and federal student loans, among others.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:33

That statement was updated later, after a photo of Porter's first wife, Colbie Holderness, with a black eye attracted attention. Kelly and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders both issued statements calling Porter a man of "integrity" in response to the initial Daily Mail report that Porter's two former wives had accused him of abuse.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:34

It is rare for a South Korean president to hold formal talks with high-ranking officials from the North. "And I hope we can achieve reunification between the South and the North", one spectator in Gangneung told Al Jazeera. As the head of North Korea's parliament, he became the most powerful North Korean to visit their southern neighbors in 65 years, per Telegraph .

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:17

The yield on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasuries, whose rise has been at the heart of the selloff, was hovering at 2.813 per cent, set to end the week little changed after hitting a near a four-year high of 2.885 per cent several times. That combination usually carries stocks higher. "There was euphoria because there hadn't been a pullback", said Jeffrey Schulze, investment strategist at ClearBridge Investments.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:06

According to police, Hadid claimed the man had been sending her "unwanted and threatening messages and pictures" via various social media channels. He was arrested after her security spotted him in the vicinity of her building around 9:30 p.m.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:09

The House of Representatives joined the Senate in the early hours in voting for the package, by 240 votes to 186. The bill would then be sent to the House for a vote. Paul, a fiscal conservative from the state of Kentucky, said he could not allow a quick vote to take place because the proposed measure, which would fund the government for another six weeks, would also expand the USA deficit.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:51

Brexit Secretary David Davis gave a calm response to a British parliamentary committee "The existing regulatory structure will exist; the existing court structure will exist", NPR reported. Britain wants a transition after Brexit that will avoid businesses having to adjust to new rules and regulations twice. EU treaties state that any person who is a citizen of an EU member state is also an EU citizen which entitles them to move and live freely within the EU itself.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:33

Democrats also had their divisions and wrangling, largely with liberals upset that the measure was not tied to any plans to assist the "Dreamer" immigrants. "It's time to come home". Markets barely flinched at the last shutdown in January, but that was before a selloff that started on Jan 30 amid concerns about inflation and higher interest rates.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:09

Meteorologist Jessica Winton said light showers should begin moving in around sunrise Saturday and become widespread as the morning progresses. In western North Carolina, Graham, Haywood, Macon, Northern Jackson, Southern Jackson, Swain, and Transylvania counties.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:10

Guest were able to dress in their best attire and walk the red carpet. The guys were able to get their shoes shined while the girls could get help with their makeup and hair. "I just hope it bring them joy", organizer Brian Conlee said. About 400 people volunteered and more than 180 people attended. When it was time to dance, everyone had a song they wanted the disc jockey to play.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:45

The officials said that the family quarters were located at the rear side of the army camp. Pertinently, there was an intelligence input about the possible attack by Afzal-Guru squad on the fifth death anniversary of Afzal Guru in the J&K.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:29

The Pentagon chief told reporters that he had spoken with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about the roughly 800 members of the USA military whose status was thought to be in limbo. An exception would reportedly be made if a service member committed a serious felony or if a federal judge signed a final deportation order. The White House has shown no sign of relenting on the program's March 5 sunset date, putting pressure on Congress to ratify it in a law that also includes his ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:05

Asked about rumours having English worldwide left-back Luke Shaw (22) leave next summer, Manchester United boss, José Mourinho: "I know Shaw since he started playing Premier League for Southampton". " Now, we have a lot more games to play and we need to keep fighting, we need to keep going ". He's not a left back, he's not a striker. "They've normally had good players, normally good managers".

by | February 10, 2018 | 03:51

Luger Erin Hamlin carried the flag for the United States' delegation - a day after Shani Davis slammed the coin flip process that picked her . The ceremonies took place as the world looks for clues about the peninsula's future while North Korea continues its nuclear and missile activities.

by | February 10, 2018 | 03:33

NIU staff meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste says to expect heavy snowfall overall. Still, the tally of delayed and canceled flights could grow Friday as snow continues to fall across the region. As of Friday morning, the National Weather Service received reports of between 9 and 11 inches (23 to 28 centimeters) of snow over a 24-hour period in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

by | February 10, 2018 | 03:13

She sat in a VIP box during the opening ceremony, not far from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Nigeria's female athletes parades during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018.

by | February 10, 2018 | 03:10

As the on-court leader for the Cavaliers , James knows what must be done to get the new players up to speed in short order to make up lost ground in the Eastern Conference standings, where Cleveland (31-22) is now 6.5 games behind the Toronto Raptors for second place and just one game in front of both the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards.