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Author: 0 Ivanka Trump will attend Olympics Closing Ceremony with USA delegation

She will be leading the American delegation to the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics set for Sunday. "We look forward to congratulating Team USA and celebrating all that our athletes have achieved", she said. Trump will attend the closing ceremonies and observe the Olympics throughout the weekend, but she is not scheduled to make any addresses or meet with North Korean defectors, according to the White House.

Author: 0 Trump acknowledges Russia's meddling in USA elections - White House

Before Mueller indicted more than a dozen Russian nationals and three Russian entities on Friday - peppering court documents with detailed accounts of their pro-Trump tactics during the 2016 campaign - Trump referred to the whole thing as a "hoax" or "witch hunt".

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Author: 0 Flood warning issued for Clinton River

The National Weather Service on Wednesday reported major flooding along the Illinois River in Ottawa and Morris. According to the American Red Cross, floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters, and flash floods occur suddenly due to rapidly rising water along a stream or low-lying area.

People Toomey: Talks on impeaching Pa. Supreme Court justices are inevitable
Author: 0 Toomey: Talks on impeaching Pa. Supreme Court justices are inevitable

Pat Meehan's retirement into the safe Democratic column, and maintain their ability to contend across the map. The map overall could boost Democrats nationally in their quest to capture control of the U.S. Bill Shuster. To make matters more confusing, the map also renumbers the state's districts. The court's opinion establishing its map plan preemptively defended their move.

Author: 0 Former UN chief says Koreas dialogue must be kept alive

The visit saw Kim Yo Jong - the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - extend an invitation from her brother to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang . Pence was reportedly going to bring up that North Korea should abandon its ballistic and nuclear missile program aspirations. The presidential office says a new timetable for the stalled joint military exercises between South Korea and the US will be announced through the allies' consultations.

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Author: 0 Straya in "notable" slide down corruption index

A table showing Malaysia ranked at 62 alongside Cuba, in the latest Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International today. The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople.

People In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators reject weapons b
Author: 0 In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators reject weapons b

The superintendent of a Texas school district said any students who took part in a walkout would be suspended for three days, regardless of parental permission. Ok, we did." She said, "We know that they're claiming that there are mental health issues and I am not a psychologist but we need to pay attention to the fact that this isn't just a mental health issue.

People Lindsey Vonn: I'm old but still hip
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn: I'm old but still hip

The 31-year-old finished fourth in Sochi four years ago after crashing in the final and he hopes fellow countryman Drury can do something similar in Beijing in 2022. "I'm really proud to walk away with a medal". Knight thought that knowing this would be the close of Vonn's Olympic downhill career informed her performance.

People Forty-four dead after bus tumbles from Peru mountain road
Author: 0 Forty-four dead after bus tumbles from Peru mountain road

However, interprovincial buses in Peru frequently pick-up and drop-off passengers en route, resulting in discrepancies in the original passenger list. Yamila Osorio said on Twitter. The accident occurred early Wednesday in mountainous Arequipa . The cause of the accident is not yet known. It comes seven weeks after another deadly accident on the Pan-American Highway north of the capital, Lima.

People University of Northwestern Mourns Death Of Fmr. President, Billy Graham
Author: 0 University of Northwestern Mourns Death Of Fmr. President, Billy Graham

Graham accompanied evangelist Jimmie Johnson of Alabama to a service at the Monroe jail in 1936 according to Graham's official biographer, John Pollock, who shared the story with the Enquirer-Journal in 1974. "A very special man", Trump tweeted . Born in 1918 and raised on his family's dairy farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, Billy Graham became a committed Christian at the age of 16 after hearing a travelling evangelist .

People Abbas calls for global peace conference at UNSC
Author: 0 Abbas calls for global peace conference at UNSC

According to the Portuguese diplomat, Israel and Palestine should live side by side in peace and security, with secure and recognized borders. Haley also criticized the United Nations for "elevating the tensions and grievances" between Israel and the Palestinians , saying the UN's time would be better spent facing Middle East threats such as Islamic State and Hizbullah.

People Facebook Ad Exec Forced to Apologize for Correcting Russia Conspiracy Theory
Author: 0 Facebook Ad Exec Forced to Apologize for Correcting Russia Conspiracy Theory

While Trump and even some Democrats have criticized the Obama administration as not speaking up enough on Russia's actions before the election, Obama did take some steps to reprimand the country. Maybe they have given up on their mantra that Trump "colluded" with the Russians. During the interview , we discussed the recent response by President Trump and others avid pro-Trumpers concerning the Russian probe and the past indictment.

People Winter Weather Advisory, Icy Blast Coming
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory, Icy Blast Coming

The high temperature Thursday will be around 25, with a low that night of 18. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible. The next round snow and ice was expected to begin falling in eastern and southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri about 9 p.m.

People Weather Forecast: Clear and frigid conditions
Author: 0 Weather Forecast: Clear and frigid conditions

From the middle of the week Mr Claydon said this shift will allow an easterly breeze to establish and bring cold air towards Britain, with it feeling close to freezing in some parts. Met √Čireann's long-range forecast for Monday and Tuesday says: "Very cold for the time of year with daytime temperatures in the low single figures inland, and around 5 or 6 degrees on coasts".

People After Florida Shooting, Trump Calls For New Regulations On Bump Stocks
Author: 0 After Florida Shooting, Trump Calls For New Regulations On Bump Stocks

Bump stock devices were not used in the Florida school shooting but it became controversial after the Las Vegas mass shooting in October past year in which the gunman used the device and killed almost 60 people. Speaking at the White House on Tuesday, Trump said he has directed the Justice Department to propose a law to make the accessories illegal, the BBC reported .

People See the best beaches in the U.S., world, according to TripAdvisor
Author: 0 See the best beaches in the U.S., world, according to TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor has awarded a total of 355 beaches, including the top 25 in the world as well as local lists for Asia, Europe, Africa, South Pacific, South America, Middle East, Caribbean, Central America, Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the US.

People Lawmakers weigh in on Trump's proposal to ban 'bump stocks'
Author: 0 Lawmakers weigh in on Trump's proposal to ban 'bump stocks'

The modification device was used by the Las Vegas shooter past year, in a rampage which saw 58 people killed and more than 800 injured. Sanders said the White House hasn't "closed the door on any front" when it comes to trying to stop mass shootings and said Trump supports efforts to improve the federal background system.

People Trump Orders Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks
Author: 0 Trump Orders Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who first proposed legislation to ban bump stocks in 2013, said Trump should call on congressional Republicans to "stop blocking" legislation she introduced with fellow Democrats after the Las Vegas shooting .

People Met Police lose challenge over compensation paid to victims of John Worboys
Author: 0 Met Police lose challenge over compensation paid to victims of John Worboys

The judges ruled that the women, who were attacked by Worboys in 2003 and 2007, were failed. Rachel Krys, co-director End Violence Against Women Coalition said: "This is an extremely significant ruling which demands the police do their job properly, especially when a serious and very harmful crime has been committed".

People North Korea Reportedly Bailed On A Secret Meeting With Mike Pence
Author: 0 North Korea Reportedly Bailed On A Secret Meeting With Mike Pence

The plan centres around rallying the worldwide community to further isolate North Korea both diplomatically and economically. Washington's approach to the vice president's trip to Asia was part of a trend of tough rhetoric created to force the Kim regime to abandon its nuclear program, a perspective that offers a stark contrast to the tone of South Korea, which has been eager to smooth relations with its northern neighbor.

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