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by | February 11, 2018 | 18:51

She warned that without a promise to debate immigration legislation, "a large number of members of our caucus" would not support the budget deal , which could lead to the second USA government shutdown this year. Her marathon monologue - highly unusual for the House, which has no equivalent to the filibuster in the Senate - came as Republicans are scrambling to pass legislation to keep the government open.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:24

Another two children and a woman were killed in the town of Saqba, where streets were littered with human remains and destroyed cars. The Turkish military has not officially confirmed the reason for the crash, saying technical crews are investigating.

by | February 11, 2018 | 18:06

While in Dubai , Modi met with business leaders from across the Arabian Peninsula and Dubai's ruler and the UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. That is why humans sometimes make technology a means of destruction. "India's jump in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Rankings from 142 to 100 is unprecedented".

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:44

It is Atletico's eighth 1-0 win of the campaign and temporarily moves them to within six points of FC Barcelona, who entertain Getafe in the Camp Nou stadium on Sunday. They did just that after 27 minutes when a brilliant turn by Asensio unlocked Sociedad's defence and Marcelo crossed for Ronaldo to slam home from close range.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:41

Turkey on Jan 20. launched Operation Olive Branch to remove PYD/PKK and ISIL terrorists from Afrin. In the Eastern Ghouta, the last major rebel area near Damascus, residents described one of the most extensive bombing campaigns of the war, with multiple towns being hit simultaneously and people driven into shelters for days.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:44

Il Nord ha invitato il presidente sudcoreano Moon Jae-in a visitare Pyongyang . "L'inviato speciale Kim Yo Jong ha consegnato una lettera personale" da suo fratello esprimendo il suo "desiderio di migliorare le relazioni inter-coreane", ha detto il portavoce di Moon Kim Eui-kyeom.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:37

With nods to the country's landmarks and ancient culture as well as its potential to lead the world in future technological innovations, the opening ceremony at Olympic Stadium featured athletes from 91 countries, including a delegation from North Korea that marched into Olympic Stadium with athletes from South Korea .

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:35

There were air raids on towns across Eastern Ghouta including Douma, where an entire building fell, a witness said. "We're running out of solutions where we put these people". "Come on, get out", the Turkish leader said, taking direct aim at USA military support for Syrian Kurdish paramilitary forces that Ankara claims are directly linked to Kurdish terrorist organizations.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:33

Between the lunch and talks, they spent nearly three hours together. The invitation was issued through Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong , who was attending the Games with the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam. The rhetoric war between North Korea and the Trump administration hasn't skipped a beat in Pyeongchang . Instead of eating with Moon and the other dignitaries, Pence ate with the American athletes.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:28

He says "some are true and some are false" but says there's "no recovery for someone falsely accused". On Friday, the Post reported that, according to several sources, "White House Counsel Donald McGahn and other Trump administration officials have been so vexed by Jared Kushner's months-long inability to obtain a permanent security clearance that they have hesitated to get involved in other cases with potential problems".

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:26

Israel yesterday launched heavy air strikes in Syria and hit air defenses and Iranian targets in retaliation of its F-16 fighter jet that was downed by Syria. Israel has carried out a number of significant attacks in Syria in recent months, but Saturday's incident is different. "The government and army of Syria as an independent country have a legitimate right to defend (the country's) territorial integrity and counter any type of foreign aggression".

by | February 11, 2018 | 16:19

More than 20 Turkish soldiers and 150 YPG fighters have been killed since the military offensive began, he said. The Turkish government, in turn, tried to present its fight against YPG - effectively a branch of long-time enemy number one, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - as a battle against the Islamic State (IS).

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:56

They were seated beside the Moons and next to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife. The invitation was delivered by North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo Jong, who is in the south visiting the Winter Olympic Games . Kim. Over the course of the summit, which also included Kim Yong-nam (North Korea's ceremonial head of state) and Ri Son-gwon (North Korea's chief negotiator), Ms.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:57

In the front row of the grandstand, United States' Vice-President Mike Pence stood to wave and applaud the US team as they made their circuit of the stadium. Much has been made of Olympics rapprochement between North Korea and South Korea, which are still split by war. As it turned out, with the two Koreas celebrating a moment of unity, the United States was left outmaneuvered by an adversary and out of step with an ally.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:45

Goa Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai on Friday sparked a controversy by saying north Indians aren't bothered and they want to create Haryana in Goa. He was reacting to a video that has gone viral in which a tourist is shown urinating from the window of a bus on the busy Miramar to Dona Paula road.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:45

Citing national security concerns, the White House is formally notifying the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is "unable" to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:42

Oxfam said it now had a dedicated safeguarding team, a confidential whistleblowing hotline and safeguarding contact point within countries, and a code of conduct that stipulated: "I will also not exchange money, offers of employment, employment, goods or services for sex or sexual favours".

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:25

A helicopter from Papillion Airways carrying a pilot and six passengers crashed in the Quartermaster Canyon, 620 kilometers east of Los Angeles, at around 5:20 p.m.(0120 GMT Sunday), local ABC 15 news channel reported, citing Hualapai Nation Police Chief Francis Bradley.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:22

A plane, operated by Saratov Airlines , crashed in the Moscow region, Russian news agency Interfax said, citing a source in the emergency services. The Saratov Airlines flight, an Antonov An-148 jet, was on its way to Orsk in Orenburg Oblast, near the southern Russian border with Kazakhstan. "The crew and passengers had no chance to survive", the source added.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:55

Along with the rest of the North's senior delegation, Kim is to have lunch with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House. Athletes from North and South Korea marched together under a single flag. Another said: "Regardless of North Korea's participation, the Olympics should be a festival". "I am very confident, as President Trump is, that President Moon will continue to stand strongly with us in our extreme-pressure campaign", Pence told NBC in an interview, ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:50

The South Korean forward Han Soo-jin contributed the team's most aggressive attempt in the whole game, but her efforts were in vain with the puck hit the net "roof". Some North Korean experts believe tough United Nations sanctions that are cutting off most of the isolated North's sources of revenue have added pressure on Pyongyang to engage further with Seoul .

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:31

Levels of illness, based on outpatient visits and visits to emergency rooms, are "now as high as we observed at the peak of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic season", Schuchat said. "Even with the effectiveness down some this season, it should still not be passed over", Farr said. According to the CDC, vaccination should continue throughout flu season, as long as influenza viruses are circulating.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:26

Ragbir filed the suit along with the immigrants' rights organization he co-founded - the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York - and four similar groups, including the New York Immigration Coalition. Ravi Ragbir feared he could have been arrested on Saturday again for deportation to Trinidad and Tobago, his country of birth which he hasn't seen in a quarter-century.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:18

Syria's official state-run news agency SANA confirmed the deaths Thursday and labeled the strike an "aggression" and "new massacre". This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Although the U.S. and Europe have urged Turkey restraint, they refrained from voicing an outright rejection of Ankara's campaign against the Kurds.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:13

He needs to leave his post because he has become a distraction and his continued presence in the White House is hurting President Trump's efforts to focus on policy initiatives that will benefit our nation and the American people. This is not the first time the chief political analyst has spoke out against the Trump administration. Democratic swiftly called for an investigation into Porter's presence at the White House , and some suggested that Kelly was in the crosshairs.