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People Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea
Author: 0 Heading home, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North Korea

Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force Two as he returned from watching the opening of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea , Pence said he was encouraged by his own meeting with the South Korean president. The 29-year-old helped deliver the Olympic flame as one of the last torch bearers to run inside the Olympic Stadium before the Olympic Caludron was lit by figure skater Yuna Kim to open the 23rd Winter Olympiad.

People President Mahmoud Abbas seeks India's role in peace process
Author: 0 President Mahmoud Abbas seeks India's role in peace process

President Abbas received Modi who said that India hopes for Palestine to soon become a sovereign and independent country in a peaceful environment. Following Saturday's meeting, India and Israel signed six memorandums of understanding (MoUs), including in the areas of health and education.

People Cong supports demand for spl status for Andhra: Rahul
Author: 0 Cong supports demand for spl status for Andhra: Rahul

According to the report, the Centre released Rs 417.44 crore for the Polavaram project, which had found no mention in the 2018 Budget, thereby infuriating the TDP. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday accused the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) of "match fixing" with the NDA government to get a special status and other demands as promised for a bifurcated Andhra Pradesh.

Author: 0 Olympic message of peace is universal: United Nations chief

But Schoff said that by pouring cold water on hopes for better inter-Korean relations, Pence's stance could be viewed as critical of Moon's outreach to North Korea. Twelve female hockey players joined the 23-person South Korean team. "The grievances that the world has about North Korea are very legitimate". Yonhap via REUTERSErin Hamlin of USA carries the national flag.

People Raw: Kim Jong Un's Sister in South Korea
Author: 0 Raw: Kim Jong Un's Sister in South Korea

Although some White House aides were leery that the arrangement could produce less-than-ideal optics for Pence, there was no concerted effort to lobby their Korean counterparts for a change, in part out of fear of upsetting the Olympic hosts, said one administration official.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

Team USA athletes are seen during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea . It's the final stop on a six-day trip that Pence had hoped would increase pressure on North Korea as it seeks to use the games to pursue an opening with the South.

People Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets invite to join TMC in Gujarat
Author: 0 Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets invite to join TMC in Gujarat

I will work hard to unite all those who will fight against forces that are trying to divide the country. On Friday, bonhomie between the Patidar community leader, Hardik Patel, and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was on full display during a meeting in Kolkata where the two leaders exchanged their views on future of politics in the country and possibility of a political alliance between them.

People Tracking a winter storm
Author: 0 Tracking a winter storm

Now the axis of heaviest snow (4-8 inches and up to 10 inches in some localized areas) is expected to occur generally along and north of an Iowa City to Davenport, and to a Princeton, Illinois. More than 100 flights were cancelled at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Michigan, by early Friday . The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for parts of Mid-Michigan and for more to be added is not out of the question.

People Rare day for the Church
Author: 0 Rare day for the Church

There will be an imposition of ashes and Holy Eucharist. For observant Catholics, the confluence of Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day may present a challenge. "If you go out for Valentine's dinner, you can just have salmon", he said. Sister Esther Mary noted ashes may be distributed outside Mass on that day.

People Mahrez to miss Leicester trip to Man City
Author: 0 Mahrez to miss Leicester trip to Man City

It was well publicised that City failed to sign Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez on January deadline day, leaving Guardiola short on attacking alternatives following Sané's injury. A Nicolas Otamendi error 24 minutes in was punished in ruthless fashion by Jamie Vardy , reminding City there is more to Leicester than just Mahrez, who was eventually introduced in the 62nd minute.

People EC announces bypoll schedule for Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats
Author: 0 EC announces bypoll schedule for Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats

The poll panel said the vote count will take place on March 14. The Election Commission has chose to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-elections in all polling stations. After the debacle of BJP in the Rajasthan bypolls last week, the ruling BJP is leaving no stone unturned for retaining both the seats vacated by its members.

People 2 police officer shot dead in line of duty in Columbus suburb
Author: 0 2 police officer shot dead in line of duty in Columbus suburb

The suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing. "It is with a heavy heart we report a second Westerville officer has been killed in the line of duty", city officials wrote on Twitter . Townhall will update when more detail is available. Columbus police have been brought in to investigate the slayings. Westerville is located 15 miles north of Columbus.

People Russian Federation cuts North Koreans' stay to one year
Author: 0 Russian Federation cuts North Koreans' stay to one year

Apart from cutting North Korea's crude oil imports by nearly 90 percent - bringing it down to an allowance of only 500,000 barrels per year - the resolution also called for the expulsion of all North Korean immigrant workers who have been granted work permits in countries around the world within the next 24 months.

Author: 0 Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea

North Korea has also insisted that it is not "begging" for dialogue with the US. The photo recalls a famous 2016 selfie taken by two North and South Korean gymnasts at the Rio Olympics - something that IOC President Thomas Bach described as a "great gesture".

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for talks in the North

Kim Yo-jong, 30, is the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean war. The last summit between leaders of the two Koreas occurred in 2007 when South Korean President Roh Moo Hyun and Kim Jong-il met in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital.

People Trump gained't declassify Democratic memo on Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump gained't declassify Democratic memo on Russia probe

He suggested the Democratic memo could need redactions before it can be released to the public. "Little Adam Schiff , who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington , right up there with Comey, Warner, Brennan and Clapper!" Trump has five days from the Monday vote to decide whether to allow its release.

People Borussia Dortmund 2 Hamburg 0: Batshuayi helps give Reus a winning return
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund 2 Hamburg 0: Batshuayi helps give Reus a winning return

Michy Batshuayi helped ensure Marco Reus' return ended in triumph as he continued his fine start to life at Borussia Dortmund with the opening goal in a hard-fought 2-0 Bundesliga win over Hamburg. Robert Lewandowski matched an old record as league leader Bayern Munich defeated a courageous Schalke 2-1. His last Bundesliga appearance came a week earlier on the final day of the 2016/17 season, when he scored twice in a 4-3 triumph over Werder Bremen.

Author: 0 See which cities have declared snow emergencies

The Morrison Public Works Department has declared a snow emergency. Coal Valley, Illinois - Snow emergency in effect Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. Parking (24 hour) is available in the municipal parking lot in the 200 block of Mill Street. Several local communities have issued snow emergencies beginning Thursday, Feb.

Author: 0 North Korean leader's sister to watch joint Korean hockey team

The sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un attended the Pyeongchang Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday. On the eve of the opening ceremony, the North carried out a large military parade in Pyongyang to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People's Army and displayed what appeared to be ICBMs.

People Who is Sinn Fein's Northern Ireland leader Michelle O'Neill?
Author: 0 Who is Sinn Fein's Northern Ireland leader Michelle O'Neill?

Theresa May's Brexit officials are yet to explain how checks or tariffs will not be introduced if the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland becomes a border between the EU and United Kingdom - especially if Britain quits the single market and customs union.

People Trump signs budget bill to reopen government
Author: 0 Trump signs budget bill to reopen government

Given Paul's objections and the Senate rules, there is a good chance that the federal government will enter into a shutdown after midnight. The US government has officially shut down for the second time this year because Congress failed to meet a deadline to vote on a new budget .

People Eisenhauer pleads
Author: 0 Eisenhauer pleads "no contest" to all charges, is promptly convicted

After Eisenhauer entered his pleas Friday, Pettitt told reporters the justice system is "incapable of healing this loss for Nicole's family, Nicole's friends or the community". Lovell's body was found around along N.C. Highway 89 in Surry County, which is northwest of Winston-Salem in North Carolina. Investigators said she kissed her mother goodnight and climbed out her bedroom window to go meet Eisenhauer.

People North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president
Author: 0 North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president

Saturday's meeting follows a brief encounter between the two parties at the Olympic Opening Ceremony Friday, in which Moon twice shook hands with Kim Yo Jong. The discussions from Saturday's meeting weren't immediately released. A unique opportunity has been created for deescalating tension on the Korean peninsula as Pyongyang on Friday sent a delegation - led by North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam - to Pyeongchang to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics ...

People Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms
Author: 0 Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms

The Freedom Caucus said in a statement, "The House Freedom Caucus supports the House Republican plan to pass a CR to March 23 that includes full funding for the military and community health centers". Congress is aiming to prevent a government shutdown on Friday by passing a new spending bill by Thursday at midnight. The move to hold an unpredictable Senate debate next week fulfills the promise McConnell made on the Senate floor to end the last government shutdown in mid-January, when ...

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