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by | February 21, 2018 | 21:32

The display, while later criticised and mocked in western and South Korean media, was lauded by United States officials for not giving face to the "most oppressive regime on earth". "North Korea dangled a meeting in hopes of the vice president softening his message, which would have ceded the world stage for their propaganda during the Olympics", the vice president's chief of staff, Nick Ayers , said in a statement, according to The Hill .

by | February 21, 2018 | 21:30

An indication of the tense situation is also the fact that the authorities in Ankara have chose to rename the highway that passes in front of the US Embassy to the "Olive Branch", as is the name of the Turkish army's operation in Afrin .

by | February 21, 2018 | 21:24

According to the newspaper, officials plan to flatter Ivanka by having South Korean President Moon Jae In accompany her to watch a skiing competition, and by getting First Lady Kim Jung Sook to show her round the country. The bitcoin exchange Youbit lost 17 percent of its total assets in the December attack, and said it would close down as a result. Another group of North Korean hackers is now targeting major worldwide companies, according to a new report .

by | February 21, 2018 | 21:18

With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency. The U.S. Treasury Department, however, has warned the Petro may violate sanctions levied past year. The token's price will be based on the price of a barrel of Venezuelan oil from the previous day, according to the website .

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:58

The President expressed happiness that the India-Iran relationship is growing in all spheres, including the energy sector. He further said that co-operation between India and Iran would be beneficial to Afghanistan . A leasing agreement giving operational control to India of Shahid Beheshti port - phase one of the Chabahar port - was signed in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani .

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:59

Sirisena's SLFP suffered its worst drubbing with just 13 per cent of the vote. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya agreed to grant the three-hour debate which would mean an extension of the normal sitting hours. UNP ministers had also called on the Prime Minister to quit the unity government and form a UNP-led government instead. Since the election results, Sirisena has worked for the ouster of Wickremesinghe.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:55

A bill aiming to suspend refugee resettlement in South Dakota from countries appearing on "any federal travel ban list" is scheduled for a Wednesday hearing in the Senate State Affairs Committee. SB 1 allows Sunday alcohol sales from noon to 8 p.m.at grocery stores, package liquor stores, convenience stores, drug stores and restaurants. You might remember in 2016, the House and Senate passed a similar bill...then-Governor Jay Nixon vetoed it and the House and Senate both overturned that veto.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:50

Arkansas scored 18 consecutive points with 18:06 left in the 2nd Half, making the game 50-48 in favor of Arkansas . But delirium turned to somber resignation as Kentucky showed it could win a grinding possession-by-possession game. "We made some shots early on", Arkansas coach Mike Anderson said. "That was a key in the A&M game". "I am slowly starting to figure out this team and I am happy the direction we are going, but this league is a bear", Calipari said .

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:33

They then went on to use these details to create fake Paypal accounts, and spurious accounts on cryptocurrency exchanges, Mueller's investigation concluded . The bottom line is that Trump needs to acknowledge Russian Federation is attempting to take our democracy from us, and he benefited from it. He clarified, "I never said Russian Federation did not meddle in the election, I said "it may be Russian Federation, or China or another country or group, or it may be a 400 pound genius sitting in ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:28

Investors are watching closely to see if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, who is due to deliver the budget speech on Wednesday, keeps his job. That is why we are here. "This is the year in which we will turn the tide of corruption in our public institutions". South African authorities want to arrest a key member of the Gupta business family accused of using its links to Zuma to influence Cabinet ministers and secure state contracts.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:04

The attack evoked memories of the kidnapping of 276 girls from Chibok Girls Secondary School by the insurgents on April 14, 2014. He also revealed the government has registered 28 missing students that returned on Tuesday night with 20 others received from neighboring Magwaram village.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:51

They brought their claims under article three of the Human Rights Act - the right not to be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment. The police appealed the decision, saying that its duty was fulfiled by simply having the procedures to investigate in place. He continued: "The important point to make is that, if the investigation is seriously defective, even if no systemic failures are present, this will be enough to render the police liable".

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:50

Trump yesterday said he signed a memorandum directing the Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose regulations to ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns. Trump spoke with Texas Sen. A large number of students also lashed out on Twitter at Mr. Trump and some were horrified when he the President said in a tweet that the shooting took place because the resources of FBI were focused on Russian investigation.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:44

There is no school today because of President's Day, but Stoneman Douglas High School will also remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday because the school is still a crime scene. One of the high school students Emma Gonzalez while addressing the rally slammed the US President for accepting political donations from the National Rifle Association (NRA), a powerful gun rights lobby group.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:45

Nevertheless, he added that he took "responsibility for the decision" himself, he added, and told the panel that he had withdrawn from the partnership and fully settled his tax affairs relating to it. A Treasury spokesman said: "Charles Randell has extensive experience in United Kingdom financial services regulation and his appointment was made on the basis of merit following a fair and impartial recruitment process".

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:43

On Tuesday, President Trump tweeted that he's been "much tougher on Russia " than his predecessor. "It's very clear that Russian Federation meddled in the election", Sanders said during a press briefing. Last month, the Trump administration decided against implementing the sanctions against Russia and instead published a list of already prominent Russian oligarchs.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:37

The children have been removed from the home. The investigation began Saturday when a boy in "disheveled condition" asked to use the phone at a Family Dollar store in Tucson, and the store clerk called 911 to report the suspicious activity, the Pima County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:15

The UK has been issued with a MET Office weather warning. The Met Office said there are signs the recent Sudden Stratospheric Warming above the North Pole could lead to prolonged cold conditions over the United Kingdom that could last into March.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:03

Facing a Budget deficit of R48 billion, the Finance Ministry had little choice but to raise the Value-Added Tax rate - a move that will have an enormous impact on all South Africans, particularly the poor. "This modest improvement in the deficit outlook enabled the minister to announce a lower amount of government bond funding and by extension a lower amount of debt servicing costs over the next three years", said Craig Pheiffer, chief investment strategist at Absa Stockbrokers & Portfolio ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:51

The New Executive Office Building was evacuated and several streets in the surrounding area were closed to traffic. Two downtown blocks were reopened to traffic, the Secret Service said on Twitter, but areas near the White House remained closed to pedestrians.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:44

One was a January 5 call to a tip line from someone close to him - one that the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it failed to act on . "Both the House and Senate need to immediately initiate their own investigations into the FBI's protocols for ensuring tips from the public about potential killers are followed through".

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:47

In an online post titled "Daddy is at Home", Graham's daughter Anne Graham Lotz said she did not think of him as a public figure. "God has removed his hand of protection and old age has set in". For his 95th birthday celebration , President Bill Clinton was among the 700 guests that included Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch and Rick Warren.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:43

The US state department said: "We will not apologise for American values, for calling attention to human rights abuses". According to a USA official, the meeting was scheduled for February 10 and was canceled two hours before it was set to start.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:40

A hunter, stunned by last week's Florida school shooting that ended 17 lives, chose to hand over his AR-15 rifle to the cops, saying "I don't need it", according to USA Today . "We commend Ben for helping us get one more unsafe weapon off the streets", a post on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page read . Im exhausted. Im tired of hearing about thoughts and prayers .

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:17

Yarnold, tasked with defending the skeleton title she won in Sochi four years ago, was 0.002 seconds behind Flock heading into her final run but blew with away the Canadian with a time of 51.46 seconds. The 29-year-old had admitted she wasn't at her physical peak heading into the final, saying: 'I have got a throat or sinus infection. On the first day of competition both Brits completed two solid runs but with room for improvement.