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Author: 0 International Olympic Committee extends North Korea deadline for Pyeongchang Games

The North and the South are scheduled to talk next week, which is likely to pave the way for the North's participation in the Winter Olympics in the South next month. At Tuesday's talks, the first since December 2015, Seoul proposed inter-Korean military discussions to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula and a reunion of family members in time for February's Lunar New Year holiday, South Korea's vice unification minister Chun Hae-sung said.

People Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You're Not Into E. Coli
Author: 0 Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You're Not Into E. Coli

Dr. James Rogers, Director of Food Safety and Research at Consumer Reports said in a statement , "Even though we can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce is the cause of the E. The last confirmed onset of the illness in the USA was December 8, Williams said. "These illnesses indicate that contaminated romaine lettuce may still be on the market - including in restaurants, grocery stores and any establishments that serve food".

People States propose bills to preserve net neutrality
Author: 0 States propose bills to preserve net neutrality

This combination of experience and clout could give this group a serious edge in the battle to restore net neutrality. Legal challenges to the decision have surfaced since, with a number of Attorney Generals and Congressmen from various US states voicing their opposition to the bill, and some plans to file suit against the repeal .

People Investors Push Apple on Children's iPhone Addiction
Author: 0 Investors Push Apple on Children's iPhone Addiction

An open letter to Cook and Co from two Apple stockholders - JANA Partners and The California State Teachers' Retirement System - suggested the Silicon Valley giant plow some of its surplus billions into efforts to decrease young people's time spent in front of a screen.

People Republican lawmaker says marijuana should be illegal because of African American 'genetics'
Author: 0 Republican lawmaker says marijuana should be illegal because of African American 'genetics'

Steve Alford (R) said at a "Legislative Coffee" session on Saturday that Jim Crow-era policies banning drugs such as pot were to protect other citizens from the drug use of black Americans. Carl Brewer, a Democratic candidate for governor, said Alford's comments were inappropriate for a politician in 2018. Zach Worf, president of the Finney County Democrats, raised the issue of marijuana legalization and suggested it could financially benefit the state.

People California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election
Author: 0 California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election

In fact, Indivisible has an organization committed exclusively to Royce's 39th Congressional District. "In this final year of my Foreign Affairs Committee chairmanship, I want to focus fully on the urgent threats facing our nation, including the brutal, corrupt and risky regimes in Pyongyang and Tehran, Vladimir Putin's continued efforts to weaponise information to fracture western democracies, and growing terrorist threats in Africa and Central Asia", he said.

People Trump Works From 11-6, Sort Of
Author: 0 Trump Works From 11-6, Sort Of

The report states that Trump's day begins at 8 a.m., but that he conducts business from his private residence in the White House rather than the Oval Office. The book, written by journalist Michael Wolff, claimed that "100 per cent" of Trump's senior aides conclude he was "incapable of functioning in his job".

People False-confession expert will testify at trial for Pulse gunman's widow
Author: 0 False-confession expert will testify at trial for Pulse gunman's widow

Going on she says that she saw a gun in Mateen's auto along with ammuniton and that he had been looking at different nightclubs in Orlando. " How upset are people going to be when it gets attacked? ". Salman also wrote that, two days before the shooting, Mateen was looking at the Pulse website and announced, "This is my target". On the night before one of the most devastating mass shootings in United States history, Salman said her husband loaded up on firearms and ammunition.

Author: 0 DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly

The DMK which has been boycotting the customary governor's address for the past three years, citing various issues, continued the practice this year also. The high court was hearing the case of the 18 MLAs challenging their disqualification and DMK's whip seeking for disqualification of 12 AIADMK including deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam who voted against the government.

People Parliamentary 'puters made 30k tries to procure pr0nz a year ago
Author: 0 Parliamentary 'puters made 30k tries to procure pr0nz a year ago

There was a spike in attempts to view X-rated sites in September, when more than 9,400 requests came from the Houses of Lords and Commons, The Daily Telegraph reports. While figures for January and February 2017 aren't available, apparently due to changes in how Parliament used technology to hold data, there were 30,786 requests filed between March and October.

People Japan, S.Korea discuss inter-Korean talks
Author: 0 Japan, S.Korea discuss inter-Korean talks

But, this deal came under heavy criticism right from when it was signed two years ago, with some saying the specifics of the bilateral agreement stood flawed. Lee will also meet key figures of the U.S. government in charge of North Korea affairs, the Foreign Ministry said. Reflecting President Moon's two-track approach toward Japan, separating historical from current issues, the ministry reiterated it will continue to seek to "harmoniously" and "peacefully" resolve the historical issues and ...

People Militant killed in Chadoora, clashes follow
Author: 0 Militant killed in Chadoora, clashes follow

They said that while the team was carrying out house-to-house searches, militants opened fire and a gunfight ensued. According to a senior police official, among the three slain terrorists were two Pakistani nationals whereas the third one was a local.

People Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case
Author: 0 Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case

The investigation conducted and various documents collected so far revealed that AgustaWestland International Ltd, UK paid an amount of Euro 58 million as kickbacks through Gordian Services Sarl, Tunisia and IDS Sarl, Tunisia. Italy's third court of appeal on Monday upheld that decision, saying that the facts of the case had not been sufficiently proven. On 20 December, former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi appeared before a court in New Delhi in the multi-million dollar helicopter deal ...

People Washington deputy shot during chase dies from gunshot wounds
Author: 0 Washington deputy shot during chase dies from gunshot wounds

Deputy Daniel McCartney, 34, was shot after chasing two men who were involved in an apparent burglary of a home in the Frederickson area late Sunday night. "There's a sadness that will be felt and should be felt in the community", said Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor . He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, and was married with three children, according to a Facebook post from the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.

People Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia
Author: 0 Moments After Midnight: Same Sex Couples Marry In Australia

Almost 62 per cent of Australians voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a voluntary postal survey in November, with legislation clearing parliament soon after. "People I have never met I don't know who are just sending love and congratulations, it's really touching", Sullivan told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ( ABC ) on Tuesday.

People Supreme Court declines to review controversial MS 'religious freedom' law
Author: 0 Supreme Court declines to review controversial MS 'religious freedom' law

The court's decision allows the law, HB 1523 , to remain intact, and bolsters a decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which earlier dismissed the lawsuit . "We don't discriminate, I mean people are people, if you're gay, if you're lesbian, who cares". Proponents of the law, which has the backing of Gov.

People USA chopper makes emergency landing in Japan
Author: 0 USA chopper makes emergency landing in Japan

Such accidents, as well as occasional incidents of crime committed by USA service personnel, have fueled opposition to the US presence on the island. Also on Ikei Island, an AH-1 attack helicopter based at Futenma made an emergency landing on a farm path past year, while a window of a US chopper fell on school grounds in the city of Ginowan hosting the Futenma base last month.

People Cliven Bundy: Case dismissed for Nevada rancher in standoff
Author: 0 Cliven Bundy: Case dismissed for Nevada rancher in standoff

Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro's ruling on Monday comes after she declared a mistrial last month in proceedings against 71-year-old Cliven Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy, and Montana militia leader Ryan Payne. Federal district court judge Gloria Navarro declared a mistrial last month over violations of discovery rules by prosecutors, who then filed motions to retry the case.

People 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Isn't Long Away According to Director
Author: 0 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Isn't Long Away According to Director

The film's original directors , Phil Lord and Chris Miller , departed the project with only three weeks left of principal photography with neither the directors nor Lucasfilm giving much explanation . Asked about the extent of the reshoots, Glover said that there were " not a ton, actually ", adding "Not a lot at all, at least not for me". Okay well maybe not those, but we want that trailer, and we want it now - embracing our inner Veruca Salt.

People Another 181 Nigerians Return From Libya
Author: 0 Another 181 Nigerians Return From Libya

Many of the Nigerian victims were stuck for several months or even years in Libya with no ray of hope until the evacuation procedures. "However, the government must again do the responsible thing of ascertaining the true identity of these returnees as there is a high probability that a few of them may be ISIS fighters escaping from Libya, or coming to Nigeria to execute a possible terrorist plot".