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People 'Trump' and 'Kim' thrown out of Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
Author: 0 'Trump' and 'Kim' thrown out of Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

Lee's meeting with the members of North Korean delegation, including ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, will take place at the Grand Walkerhill hotel in Seoul , according to Yonhap news agency. Protesters march in downtown Seoul to criticize North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on February 10, 2018. Moon took a commemorative photo with the North Korean guests prior to their talks.

Author: 0 North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

Cyber-security experts from South Korea's defence ministry, plus four other ministries, formed part of a taskforce investigating the shutdown, Games organisers said , adding that it didn't affect the opening ceremony . The two are easily confused, but there is a world of difference between them: Pyongyang is the capital of nuclear-armed North Korea, while Pyeongchang is the South Korean region hosting the Winter Olympics .

People Congress Closes In on a Big Deal to Bust Through Budget Caps
Author: 0 Congress Closes In on a Big Deal to Bust Through Budget Caps

The House bill now goes to the Senate. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California gave an eight-hour speech on the House floor - a record - decrying the lack of a resolution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. The agreement would also ensure funding for domestic priorities pushed by Democrats including disaster relief, health centres, and fighting a surging opioid epidemic.

People Boris Johnson pushes Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya refugees
Author: 0 Boris Johnson pushes Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya refugees

The Human Rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament will visit Myanmar next week and go to the border with Bangladesh to gain a first-hand impression of current developments in the region. But aid agencies have expressed concern over the projected figures for the transfer - Myanmar has agreed to accept 1,500 Rohingya each week; Bangladesh says it aims to return everyone within two years.

People Korean art troupe performs in Seoul to celebrate Olympics
Author: 0 Korean art troupe performs in Seoul to celebrate Olympics

On Saturday Kim Yo Jong "courteously" handed over a personal letter from the North Korean leader to Moon and told him of her brother's "intention", North Korea's state news agency KCNA said, without elaborating what that was. In the longer term, Kim appears to hope that he can convince the worldwide community that it can co-exist with a nuclear North Korea. Critics say it's unclear whether revived dialogue between the Koreas could lead to immediate breakthrough on the nuclear stalemate ...

Author: 0 Second Donald Trump staffer quits over 'abuse'

She said that on separate occasions her former husband ran a auto over her foot, threw her against a wall and extinguished a cigarette on her hand. "We immediately confronted the staffer, he denied the allegations and he resigned today ", Shah said in a statement .

Author: 0 Olympics: Mike Pence doesn't stand for Korea, skips meal with North Koreans

The invitation, delivered by Kim's visiting sister Kim Yo Jong , said Kim was willing to meet the South's leader "at the earliest date possible", said a spokesman for the presidential Blue House. Mr Moon, who is hoping the Olympics can create a chance for talks on the nuclear issue, urged the North Koreans to seek dialogue with the USA too. Kim Yong Nam on Friday took a picture with Moon and his wife Kim Jung-sook before entering the reception room.

People Abu Dhabi to get first Hindu Temple
Author: 0 Abu Dhabi to get first Hindu Temple

Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to make an official visit to Palestine. An agreement was also signed between ONGC and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on offshore oil concessions. Abbas stressed that Palestinians have "never rejected negotiations any day; we were and still are ready for it, and believe that forming a multilateral mechanism of several states is the best approach to overlook those negotiations".

People Drawing a New Congressional Map
Author: 0 Drawing a New Congressional Map

Wolf has until Thursday, Feb. 15 to approve a map and submit it to the court for consideration. According to the Democrat-controlled court, the redistricting plan must consist of contiguous districts that do not divide any county, city, municipality or ward, except only when needed to ensure that districts have equal populations.

People Indian scribe deported from the Maldives
Author: 0 Indian scribe deported from the Maldives

The journalists had been arrested by the Maldivian police for allegedly violating immigration rules. Indian citizen Money Sharma from Amritsar and India-born British national Atish Ravji Patel, both working for AFP, were in the crisis-hit Indian Ocean atoll nation to cover the state of Emergency, which was declared on February 6 by President Abdulla Yameen.

People Iranian-Canadian environmental activist jailed by authorities in Tehran dies in prison
Author: 0 Iranian-Canadian environmental activist jailed by authorities in Tehran dies in prison

Kavous Seyed-Emami was the managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation , which seeks to protect Iran's rare animals, and a USA -trained scholar in sociology. He was very profound, very composed, not at all political. "The claim of a suicide is highly questionable", Ghaemi said in a telephone interview, while admitting he had "no idea" how the professor may have really died.

People Second W House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims
Author: 0 Second W House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims

Trump's comments on Friday set off a firestorm at a time of national conversation about the mistreatment of women. He has also told people he encouraged Porter to leave the White House once it became clear late a year ago that his clearance wouldn't be granted, according to a person familiar with the matter.

People Trump tells Israeli newspaper Palestinians 'aren't willing to make peace'
Author: 0 Trump tells Israeli newspaper Palestinians 'aren't willing to make peace'

Speaking to freesheet daily Israel Hayom , Trump noted that while US-Israel relations were "great", peace with the Palestinians would make them "a lot better". "We have not and will not reject negotiations ever and we have said and we still say that we are ready to engage in negotiations, the formation of a multi-lateral mechanism that is produced by an worldwide peace convention is the most ideal way to broker such negotiations", the 82-year-old Palestinian leader said.

People Assam: 5 Elephant killed by speeding train
Author: 0 Assam: 5 Elephant killed by speeding train

Five elephants were killed in December in a train collision near a tea plantation in Assam. "The engine got derailed by its front trolly as a result of which the train with all passengers got detained at the location", said the CPRO. Elephant deaths, due to accidents, are on the rise in Assam; the state forest department data says 110 elephants died in 2016 and 118 in 2015. The Railway officials also claimed that it is only because of the close coordination between field level officials of ...

People President Trump warns against damage of mere allegations
Author: 0 President Trump warns against damage of mere allegations

And we hope he has a wonderful career", Trump said. "No. I spoke to the president last night and told him I'd be with you today and he said 'please tell Jake that I have full faith in chief of staff John Kelly and that I'm not actively searching for replacements.' He said, 'I saw that all over the news today and I have faith in him, ' and he does".

People Second White House Staffer Resigns Amid Domestic Abuse Claims
Author: 0 Second White House Staffer Resigns Amid Domestic Abuse Claims

Last night, a source said , former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski called Trump and urged him to fire Kelly. "He said very strongly yesterday that he's innocent", Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. Trump has complained that Kelly did not bring the Porter allegations to him sooner, adding to his frustrations about the chief of staff's attempts to control him and Kelly's recent inflammatory comments about immigrants.

People Israel, Iran Lurch Toward Showdown As Border Region Boils
Author: 0 Israel, Iran Lurch Toward Showdown As Border Region Boils

It never reported back to base. The pilots fell inside Israel and were evacuated to hospital. The raids came after an Israeli F16 fighter was shot down by Syrian air defences. "It is a decisive decision to confront the Israeli air force and its careless behavior", he told The Associated Press in Damascus, "I think what happened today is a lesson for Israel".

People Virginia, Villanova Among No. 1 Seeds in 2018 NCAA Tournament Bracket Preview
Author: 0 Virginia, Villanova Among No. 1 Seeds in 2018 NCAA Tournament Bracket Preview

If they Spartans win out to finish their regular season and then go on to win the Big Ten Tournament, they would improve their case to be a top-2 seed or better in the 2018 NCAA Tournament . 11 overall seed. The No. 4 seeds are Tennessee, Ohio State, Arizona and Oklahoma. From there, the Jayhawks head to Lubbock, Texas, for that showdown with Texas Tech and close the season at home against Texas on February 26 and at Oklahoma State on March 3.

Author: 0 Afrin Op: Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down Near Syrian Border, Two Dead

Operation Olive Branch has displaced thousands of people, many of whom have gone to the town of Afrin that is already crowded with tens of thousands of displaced who fled violence in other parts of Syria over the years. A member of Afrin's civil administration, Hevi Mustafa, was quoted by Reuters as saying the Turkish offensive had so far killed 160 people, including 26 children and 17 women.

Author: 0 Friend or foe? Assad quietly aids Syrian Kurds against Turkey

In another statement, the Turkish military said a total of nine soldiers were killed and 11 wounded on Saturday in clashes with mainly Kurdish forces near Afrin. "We might lose a helicopter , but they'll pay the price for this". Why did Russian Federation abandon Afrin? Ankara labels the US-backed Kurdish forces a "terrorist organization" and is angry with Washington's support for the YPG.

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