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by | February 10, 2018 | 19:57

She took to the floor for " one minute " and used it to launch an epic eight-hour speech in which she told immigrant stories. Pelosi has never tried, as Ryan did, to seduce the press, and what she says in public is occasionally convoluted.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:51

The military convoy headed south in the Idlib-Afrin zone after passing the Turkish-Syrian border late Friday, the correspondent said. "What is happening in Eastern Ghouta is not simply a humanitarian crisis because aid is denied, these sieges involve the worldwide crimes of indiscriminate bombardment and deliberate starvation of the civilian population", stated Mr.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:30

She had taken just a few sips of water and had unwrapped a mint left by Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, D-N.Y., but she had yet to eat it. The media was correct in reporting it was a floor speech, not a filibuster, because a filibuster occurs when there is a bill being voted on and considered on the House floor .

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:25

The Russian demanded $1 million for the secrets, and the Central Intelligence Agency paid him a $100,000 advance at a meeting in a Berlin hotel room. American intelligence officials told The Times they made it clear they didn't want the Trump information, but they did want the hacking tools.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:03

South Korean television showed a smiling Moon entering a reception room and shaking hands with the North Koreans, who also included Choe Hwi, chairman of the country's National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North's agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:03

But it looks like Samsung is finally ready to launch the Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. The smartphones will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, and the big change will be on the camera front. The regular S9 is said to have a 12MP sensor on the back with a variable aperture of f/1.5 to f/2.4. The smaller S9 will however come with a single 12-mp camera.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:01

US Vice President Mike Pence , who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, US officials said . Much ado was made about the close physical proximity between Pence and his wife, Karen, and Kim Yo Jong, though the three never publicly spoke.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:58

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over an extravagant military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, grabbing the spotlight on the eve of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea to thumb his nose at Washington while making a point of showing off his new-found restraint toward Seoul.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:46

Just minutes after trading Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers , the Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired Rodney Hood and George Hill in a three-team trade with the Utah Jazz and Sacramento Kings . He is in the midst of a career-best year averaging a career-best 16.8 points per game on 42.4 percent shooting from the field and 38.9 percent from beyond the arc.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:43

Seating plans shown on South Korean television just minutes earlier had Pence sitting to Moon's left, directly opposite Kim. General view of the PyeongChang Olympic stadium at the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games .

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:43

He will make a historic visit to Palestine , the first by an Indian prime minister. On Friday, Modi reached Jordan's capital Amman where he met King Abdullah II. During the last three years, India has made significant and positive contributions for the Palestinian cause. The Indian Foreign Ministry said that the objective of the "historic visit" was to express India's commitment to "deepening ties with Palestine".

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:37

At least 17 men and two women were among those killed, the spokeswoman said. Multiple passengers interviewed by the TVB and Cable TV news channels said the bus was moving at a high rate of speed when the accident happened. Rescuers were attempting to reach passengers trapped in the wreckage, although police were unable to say how many were still inside the bus. An inquiry into the accident and the bus company's operation will be set up, Lam said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:32

Ahmad Majdalani, a PLO Executive Committee member, said that improved relations between Israel and India could benefit the Palestinians. India's idea is to reaffirm India's support for the Palestinian people, and that is important in the backdrop of the massive Indian relationship build-up with Israel soon after the BJP dispensation took over the country.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:08

Finland's Krista Parmakoski won the bronze medal with a time of 40:55.0. Cendrine Browne was 33rd with a time of 44:01.9 for the top Canadian result, followed by Emily Nishikawa (44th), Anne-Marie Comeau (48th), and Dahria Beatty (52nd). But 37-year-old Norwegian Bjoergen, known as the "Iron Lady", had as much reason to celebrate, as her silver gave her a record 11 Olympics cross country medals in the event.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:02

Despite Jos Buttler adding 46 runs, the tourists failed to find their rhythm in a disjointed display, Kane Richardson taking three wickets. Australia captain David Warner won the toss and elected to bowl in a tri-series Twenty20 match Saturday against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground .

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:51

House passage could limit the shutdown to just a blip Friday while a rejection could mean a long weekend for Congress is they have to go back to the bargaining table to find a way to reopen the government . Republican defence hawks get more funds for the military, while Democrats get extra money for domestic priorities like combating opioid addiction, the National Institutes of Health budget and community health centers .

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:39

By crossing the river, the pro-government forces would have violated the existing de-confliction agreement between Washington and Moscow, approaching US -backed forces based near an oil field. Eastern Ghouta was one of several so-called de-escalation zones agreed past year by three of the main outside players in the conflict - Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:29

Sleet is defined as "ice pellets or granules of frozen rain ". Cloudy, with a low around 25. The heaviest rain will likely move east of East Texas by Saturday afternoon, with just patchy drizzle through Saturday night and into Sunday morning.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:22

Every Olympics has its share of geopolitical back stories. Earlier yesterday, Mr Pence said Mr Moon gave his backing to additional measures the United States is planning to try to curb North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes. The sister of the North Korean leader has arrived in South Korea , dressed in a black coat and absorbing a barrage of camera flashes. She also said it appeared that everyone in the VP's box stood to acknowledge the moment - except Pence and his wife, Karen.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:45

Authorities have blamed at least two deaths on a winter storm that moved through the Midwest, closing schools and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights. A major winter storm barreled into Chicago and Milwaukee early on Friday, dumping heavy snow and dropping temperatures well below freezing as it forced schools to close and threatened to leave travel at a stand still across the Midwest.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:45

The US government on Thursday was assured of careening into its second shutdown in three weeks beginning at midnight after the Senate adjourned when a conservative lawmaker blocked a vote on a far-reaching budget deal. The bill includes massive spending increases for the military that Republicans wanted along with a big boost in domestic spending demanded by Democrats.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:42

The U.S. has let the offensive in Afrin continue, but has warned Turkey not to expand its intervention into Manbij, Syria, where the U.S. has troops on the ground advising Kurdish forces. "The fear of Iran-backed militias digging in close to Israel's borders is decreasing Israel's willingness to remain a bystander". It said the incident "again showed that the U.S.is maintaining its illegal presence in Syria not to fight the Islamic State group, but to seize and hold Syrian economic ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:42

Trump's son-in-law and dozens of other White House staffers, some now being investigated in the Russian Federation probe, don't have permanent security clearance. Kelly succeeded Trump's first chief of staff, Reince Priebus, who was sacked in July. Sorensen told the Post in a text message that he stepped down because he "didn't want the White House to have to deal with this distraction".

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:40

Close to 50 percent of easyJet's shares are already held by non-British, EU investors. After the latest round of talks between officials in Brussels, Michel Barnier said three "substantial" disagreements remain over the transition, expected to last around two years after withdrawal in March 2019.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:37

Pelosi is under enormous pressure from immigration activists and progressive lawmakers in her caucus to take a hardline for "dreamers", the young undocumented immigrants who could lose protections from deportation under a program that Donald Trump has rescinded.