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People Kim Jong-Un's sister to visit South Korea in historic first
Author: 0 Kim Jong-Un's sister to visit South Korea in historic first

Unification Minister Cho Myung Gyun said it is inappropriate to link the military parade to the Pyeongchang Olympics, downplaying suspicions that North Korea intentionally made a decision to hold a military parade a day before its athletes march into the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday.

Author: 0 Meet the 200-strong 'army of beauties' from North Korea

In 1950, North Korea launched a surprise attack to try gain control of South Korea, leading to the three-year Korean War. Like most members of the Kim clan, little is known about Kim Yo Jong beyond her official rank. "President ( Donald) Trump has said he always believes in talking". They looked on tearfully as the President cited their son's treatment as a example of the "menace that threatens our world ".

Author: 0 Russian Federation begins deportation of N. Korean staff - ambassador

If the visa ends, they leave, it's not a deportation... The resolution also called for the expulsion of all North Korean workers earning income overseas within 24 months and added 16 individuals and one entity connected to the financing and development of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs to the United Nations sanctions list.

People Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet over Syria crisis
Author: 0 Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet over Syria crisis

The conflict in Syria is far from over. United Nations officials in Syria say an immediate halt to the fighting is imperative to allow aid deliveries and the evacuation of the sick and wounded. Despite ongoing warnings from the United States and worldwide communities, the Syrian government under Bashar Assad is still reportedly using chlorine bomb gas attacks in airstrikes against rebel groups, and consequently harming civilians there.

Author: 0 Senate near deal to boost spending

The deal removes sequestration budget caps for two years, increases defense spending and also boosts funding for domestic programs that were priorities for Democrats , such as opioid addiction programs. "I'm optimistic that very soon we'll be able to reach an agreement ", McConnell said. Meadows told MSNBC Wednesday that a bipartisan deal will draw "120 or 140 Democrats and maybe about the same on Republicans sending this to the president's desk".

People Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call
Author: 0 Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call

On February 3, while flying over the Idlib de-escalation zone , a Russian Su-25 warplane piloted by Major Roman Filipov was shot down by terrorists using shoulder-mounted surface-to-air missiles. On January 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a possible summit meeting between the leaders of the three countries was under consideration, although no date had been agreed yet.

People More snow is likely late Thursday into Saturday
Author: 0 More snow is likely late Thursday into Saturday

Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. ✓ A slight change in the track of the storm will impact precipitation types, and snowfall and ice accumulation amounts. Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind around 9 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Thursday night - A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low about 25.

People Eric Holder considers run for president
Author: 0 Eric Holder considers run for president

He had also been USA attorney in Washington, D.C., and a judge in the city. "I think any one of my kids would make a better president than Donald Trump", Holder replied. It's bad enough that fired FBI director James Comey takes to social media to display his zealotry amid the revelation that key officials in the bureau under his direction had a distinct anti-Trump bias, now we have former Attorney General Eric Holder joining in.

People Venezuela sets presidential election for April as talks collapse
Author: 0 Venezuela sets presidential election for April as talks collapse

Opponents say the government is rigging the election in advance by barring Maduro's strongest rivals - opposition politicians Leopoldo Lopez and Henrique Capriles - and failing to reform a compliant election board. The head of Venezuela's electoral authority, Tibisay Lucena, made the announcement Wednesday evening. The government accused the opposition of never having had any intention of signing a deal, while the opposition said that the government refused to even look at a draft the ...

People 'All indications' Syria using chlorine weapons
Author: 0 'All indications' Syria using chlorine weapons

Meanwhile, the lead investigator of a United Nations -mandated Commission of Inquiry on Syria said his team was looking into reports that bombs allegedly containing weaponized chlorine were used on two recent occasions, in the town of Saraqeb, in Idlib , and Douma, in Eastern Ghouta .

People Pres. Trump calls faith 'central' to American life
Author: 0 Pres. Trump calls faith 'central' to American life

Trump said in his remarks that Americans are "strengthened by the power of prayer". President Donald Trump tried to convince attendees at Thursday morning's National Prayer Breakfast that he is one of them and believes America is a nation founded in faith by reminding them that "In God We Trust" is printed on USA currency.

People Model Chloe Ayling's kidnapper's trial gets under way in Italy
Author: 0 Model Chloe Ayling's kidnapper's trial gets under way in Italy

Herba is charged with kidnapping after being arrested on 18 July, with Global Positioning System data leading officers to the farmhouse where she was allegedly held. But Herba has argued her six-day ordeal was a publicity stunt. Crime syndicate Black Death told Ayling in a letter it let her go out of mercy, according to reports, and demanded payment from her.

People Six Nations: Ulster stars named in Ireland squad to face Italy
Author: 0 Six Nations: Ulster stars named in Ireland squad to face Italy

The much-anticipated Test debut of promising Leinster Rugby back Jordan Larmour is set to take place on Saturday in Ireland's first home game of this season's Six Nations Championship against Italy at Dublin's Aviva Stadium. Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw continue their partnership in the centre with Jacob Stockdale , Kieth Earls and Rob Kearney making up the back three.

Author: 0 House vote set to avoid shutdown and fund Pentagon for full year

The deal would be at least partly paid for by cuts to mandatory spending programs elsewhere in the budget , according to the Republican summary. Democrats want to lift the spending limits on domestic spending so Congress can allocate more for health, education and other priorities; Republicans want a big increase in spending on defense .

People Pence decries modern-day 'gulags' in North Korea
Author: 0 Pence decries modern-day 'gulags' in North Korea

Since the last military parade on April 15, 2017, the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founding leader, Pyongyang has launched a series of intercontinental ballistic missiles that could deliver nuclear weapons to anywhere on the US mainland.

Author: 0 NBC's "equipment failure" was the "wardrobe malfunction" of Super Bowl 52

Were millions of dollars lost because of it? The outage appeared to be widespread, as numerous people expressed their confusion and amusement on Twitter. The program went black for about 20 seconds but no game action or commercial time was missed, the spokesman said . Many speculated that NBC had accidentally skipped an advertisement.

People Steve Bannon Gets Week Extension From House Panel
Author: 0 Steve Bannon Gets Week Extension From House Panel

Neither the White House nor Bannon's attorney responded to TPM's requests for comment. The House panel voted unanimously Monday to release the Democratic memo , sending it to the White House. That's according to two people familiar with Bannon's interview. The official was not authorized to speak publicly and sought anonymity to discuss internal thinking.

People Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike
Author: 0 Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike

The area, held by rebel groups the insurgent Islam Army and moderate rebel group Failaq al-Rahman , been under attack since the end of December as the government of President Bashar Assad struggles to bring it under control. The punishing campaign by the Syrian government and its ally, Russia, has also battered Idlib, the largest area under opposition control. The Syrian regime, however, has repeatedly violated the deal and has targeted residential areas in opposition-held, no-tension ...

People Drowsy Driving is Way More Deadly Than Initially Thought
Author: 0 Drowsy Driving is Way More Deadly Than Initially Thought

The foundation said its study is the most in-depth drowsy driving research conducted in the United States using in-vehicle dash cam footage of drivers' faces in the three minutes leading up to a crash. Knowing the warning signs of drowsiness can help drivers avoid dozing off behind the wheel. Although the study confirms that crashes caused by drowsy driving are a significant issue, distracted driving and alcohol-related accidents remain an even bigger problem.

People Child rescued from inside toy claw machine, Titusville officials say
Author: 0 Child rescued from inside toy claw machine, Titusville officials say

The boy, known as Mason, had been eating with his family at a restaurant in Titusville when he sneaked off to try his luck at a nearby claw machine. When asked if the boy ended up with the stuffed animal he wanted following the ordeal, the EMS Department posted, "Yes...he did!" Thankfully he was never in any distress as one of our own Lt.'s happen to be there off duty and assessed the situation.

People S. Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for Olympics
Author: 0 S. Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for Olympics

North Korea has ruled out the possibility of talks with the United States during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, the North's official media reported on Thursday. She will be the first member of the ruling North Korean Kim family to visit the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. The U.S. has publicly blamed North Korea for launching the so-called WannaCry cyberattack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe in 2017.

People McConnell: We've finally agreed - to spend a lot more money
Author: 0 McConnell: We've finally agreed - to spend a lot more money

And that's already causing a snag in the House. For Donald Trump , his current approval rating of 40 percent shows a slight increase compared to his numbers during the end of 2017, but is still historically low for a commander in chief after just one year in office.

People Pope praises Korean Olympic rapprochement
Author: 0 Pope praises Korean Olympic rapprochement

The US "will not allow North Korean propaganda to hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games", he said. North Korean's foreign ministry bureau director Cho Yong-sam responded saying North Korea didn't want to use a sports festival as a political space: "We have no intention to meet with the USA side during visit to South Korea".

People Pence meets S. Korean leader, vows USA support
Author: 0 Pence meets S. Korean leader, vows USA support

Kim arrived at last year's military parade in the same fashion but without his wife by his side. North Korean officials have no intention of meeting their U.S. It is well-timed for Japan and the United States, prior to the opening of the Games, to make clear at a high level their stance of exerting pressure on North Korea and to give Seoul a warning not to be won over by Pyongyang.

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