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People Kim Jong-un's influential sister to visit South Korea for Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un's influential sister to visit South Korea for Winter Olympics

Will the USA and North Korea meet on the sidelines of this month's Winter Olympics? While the White House denies a shift in policy , it has offered mixed messages on North Korea. "But my message, whatever the setting, whoever is present, will be the same". He said no plans have been made for him to meet with any members of the North Korean delegation .

People Got that one wrong - California baker gets a pass
Author: 0 Got that one wrong - California baker gets a pass

They couple then filed a complaint with the state, arguing that she discriminated against them, which forced the state to launch a formal investigation that resulted in a motion being filed last December seeking an order that would've forced Miller to make cakes for gay weddings.

People Pence says USA to unveil 'toughest' sanctions on N. Korea
Author: 0 Pence says USA to unveil 'toughest' sanctions on N. Korea

The vice president then announced that USA would soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions ever against North Korea. For Friday's opening ceremony, Pence is bringing as his guest the father of Otto Warmbier, an American student who died in June past year after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months.

People Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel

The airline is waiting for final approval before opening the flights for booking. The duration of the current direct flights between the two destinations is about two hours longer than the expected new flight time. Mahjoob Zweiri, an associate professor with the Gulf Studies Program department at Qatar University, previously told Al Jazeera, "The political changes in Saudi Arabia and the desire to consolidate power is the main reason why these relations with Israel were opened".

People At least six killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area
Author: 0 At least six killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

More than 200 people are confirmed to have been injured and several buildings have been left tilting precariously. China's official Xinhua News Agency reported that the director of China's Taiwan Affairs office, Zhang Zhijun, said Beijing was "willing to send a rescue team to Taiwan" to help with relief efforts, adding that he was aware of a shortage of rescue workers in the disaster area.

People Malaysia, Singapore launch new trade link
Author: 0 Malaysia, Singapore launch new trade link

Cross-border supervisory and enforcement arrangements will be set up, regulators said, working with the Singapore Exchange and Bursa Malaysia to launch the link. Singapore and Malaysia first linked their exchanges back in 2012, and Thailand joined later, in what was called the Asean Trading Link, though this link was shut in October previous year.

People Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night

Dozens of school districts in the East Coast, including in Pittsburgh and Albany, New York canceled classes on Wednesday while Baltimore schools delayed the start of school for two hours. The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation deployed 211 plows overnight to keep the city's main streets and Lake Shore Drive clear for the morning commute.

People 'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration
Author: 0 'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration

Kelly spoke as lawmakers have deadlocked in an effort to reach an immigration compromise. Though Trump once said he would sign nearly any deal Congress passed, he's already rejected several proposals with support from both parties. With talks continuing across the Capitol, the White House rejected a new plan Monday from Sens. He says the situation won't improve until the USA changes its immigration laws.

People Before the Games, a competition to chase North Koreans
Author: 0 Before the Games, a competition to chase North Koreans

First daughter Ivanka Trump is reportedly heading to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , specifically to lead the USA delegation to the closing ceremony. Tensions between Washington and Pyongyang have soared over the past year amid a series of advancements in North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

People 11-year-old boy dies while saving friend from icy pond
Author: 0 11-year-old boy dies while saving friend from icy pond

But Anthony, who was underwater for at least several minutes, was not breathing, the authorities said. "It's his friend", said Orr. "They had to break though the ice so they could get to the area where they knew the child would most likely be in", he said of the rescue during a news conference in the park.

People Suspect in National Football League player death faces federal charge
Author: 0 Suspect in National Football League player death faces federal charge

It was not immediately clear when Orrego-Savala re-entered the US after being deported in 2009. Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed early Sunday when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their vehicle along a highway in Indianapolis, the team and police said.

People Winter Olympics Security Guards Pulled After Norovirus Outbreak
Author: 0 Winter Olympics Security Guards Pulled After Norovirus Outbreak

Pence arrived Tuesday in Japan, where he will meet with Prime Minster Shinzo Abe and US service members. "But my message, whatever the setting, whoever's present will be the same", Pence said. The U.S. delegation will witness South and North Korean athletes marching together under a common flag, displaying an undivided Korea. "The vice president will be there with Mr.

People MN Precinct Caucuses/Early Glimpse at Gov's Race
Author: 0 MN Precinct Caucuses/Early Glimpse at Gov's Race

And after Johnson, the second-most popular choice was "uncommitted". Pawlenty announced Tuesday he would leave his job atop the baking lobbying outfit, the Financial Services Roundtable, and he's scheduled a meeting with top advisers next week to discuss the race.

People Gautam Rode is off the market; ties knot with girlfriend Pankhuri Awasthy
Author: 0 Gautam Rode is off the market; ties knot with girlfriend Pankhuri Awasthy

Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy's story is the flawless love saga where the couple has gone from being colleagues to lovers to soulmates. The couple had kept their relationship under wraps for a long time. Gautam and Pankhuri chose the same designer, Ashely Rebello, who designed Salman and Katrina's look for that song. The wedding festivities kicked in early on February 04 starting with Mehendi , followed by formally exchanging rings and shagan ceremony.

People Pak court to deliver 'blasphemy' murder verdict
Author: 0 Pak court to deliver 'blasphemy' murder verdict

Mashal Khan, a young student of Mass Communication Department of Abdul Wali Khan University, was attacked and murdered by a mob of students in the varsity campus on April 13, 2017 over charges of blasphemy. Blasphemy is a sensitive subject in Pakistan, where around 40 people are on death row or serving life sentences for the crime, according to the United States Commission of International Religious Freedom.

People WADA slams CAS decision to clear Russians
Author: 0 WADA slams CAS decision to clear Russians

Three days before the start of the 23rd Olympic Winter Games , almost three dozen Russian athletes on Tuesday filed a last-minute appeal to have their doping bans lifted so they can compete in Pyeongchang . Amateur boxing is facing expulsion from the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 by the International Olympic Committee over grave concerns relating to the sport's finances and governance, Thomas Bach , the IOC president, has warned.

People Modi invokes Sardar Patel in Lok Sabha speech slamming Cong's 'sins'
Author: 0 Modi invokes Sardar Patel in Lok Sabha speech slamming Cong's 'sins'

Details of the Rafale fighter jet deal can not be revealed in Parliament due to a secrecy pact with France, the government has said after several questions were raised on the pricing of the combat aircraft. PM Modi had evoked laughter in the upper house when he asked Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu to not admonish Chaudhary, who was continuously laughing while PM Modi was adressing the house.

People Winter Games: He who must not be named
Author: 0 Winter Games: He who must not be named

En route to Japan, Pence declined to rule out a meeting with the North Korean delegation also attending the opening ceremony , offering the faintest hope of a diplomatic breakthrough. Pence will attend the opening ceremony with Fred Warmbier , the father of deceased American college student Otto Warmbier , who died after being imprisoned in North Korea .

Author: 0 Chelsea unrecognisable in "abysmal" Watford defeat - Gary Cahill

Troy Deeney went on to score the penalty kick. Eden Hazard equalised eight minutes from time, but late goals from Daryl Janmaat, Gerard Deulofeu and Roberto Pereyra condemned Chelsea to back-to-back three-goal defeats for the first time since 1995.

People Japan's Princess Mako postpones wedding to fiance
Author: 0 Japan's Princess Mako postpones wedding to fiance

According to the Imperial Household, the couple, who had been planning to marry on November this year, has stated that they want more time to arrange their ceremony and prepare for married life. "We should have thought twice carefully whether the pace was actually right for us..." She added that the delay was caused by the couple's "immaturity" and that they regret the situation.

People Black Student Union sets plans for Black History Month
Author: 0 Black Student Union sets plans for Black History Month

During the nation's bicentennial in 1976, President Gerald Ford officially recognized the entire month of February as Black History Month for the first time. The month provides a chance to reflect on African-American inventors, activists, slaves and even athletes. He was the second African American to earn a doctorate at Harvard.

People Sister of North Korean leader to come to South for Olympics
Author: 0 Sister of North Korean leader to come to South for Olympics

Kim Yo-Jong, believed aged about 30, was promoted in October to be an alternate member of the party's powerful politburo, the decision-making body presided over by her brother. North Korean cheerleaders sporting matching scarlet coats and pelt hats arrived in South Korea to root for athletes from both sides of the peninsula at the Winter Olympics .

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