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World Media Flood watch issued for Wilson County
Author: 0 Flood watch issued for Wilson County

There should be a lull in the rain before more arrives for Saturday evening. Rain will be off and on Saturday night into Sunday , with milder conditions settling in. WTOP's Dave Dildine said that the area has seen a precipitation deficit of about 5 to 8 inches, and the weekend rain may help steer the area out of its severe drought status.

World Media North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show
Author: 0 North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show

South Korea's political parties showed mixed reactions Saturday to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's proposal to hold an inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang at an early date. After the threats, missile launches and general nastiness from the North over the previous year, there is still a lot of anger, fear and scepticism in the South.

Author: 0 Abe meets Moon in S.Korea

The bilateral summit, the third of its kind since Moon took office in May previous year, came hours before the two leaders were set to attend the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang , located 180 kilometers east of Seoul.

World Media Naveen Condemns 'Attack' On Private Secretary VK Pandian's Residence
Author: 0 Naveen Condemns 'Attack' On Private Secretary VK Pandian's Residence

This is perhaps for the first time that workers of a political party attacked the residence of a Government official possibly exposing the strategy of the BJP to target persons closely working with the Chief Minister. IAS association secretary Vishal Dev said all the IAS officers belong to the Central Government and such attacks will not be tolerated. Samajwadi Party State president Rabi Behera, in a letter to DG of Police RP Sharma, demanded that the BJP attackers be booked under the ...

World Media Will AIMPLB oust member over Ayodhya dispute?
Author: 0 Will AIMPLB oust member over Ayodhya dispute?

The petitions before the judges relate to the 2010 verdict of the Allahabad High Court in the title suit that had been pending for almost six decades. "The meeting was held in a democratic manner". Other attendees were Centre for Objective Research and Development (CORD) director Athar Husain Siddiqui, businessman.

World Media Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House
Author: 0 Bipartisan budget deal passes early morning Senate vote, moves to House

The bill stalled in the Senate Thursday night when one of the opponents, Sen. Mr Paul was seeking a vote on reversing spending increases and refused to speed things up when he was denied. None of the added spending will be offset by budget savings elsewhere or revenue increases, relying instead on government borrowing. Trump announced the signing on his Twitter account, hailing the bill's passage in the early hours of Friday as a boost for the U.S.

World Media Kolkata: 6-year-old alleges sexual assault, dance teacher arrested
Author: 0 Kolkata: 6-year-old alleges sexual assault, dance teacher arrested

He added that the protesting parents assaulted the accused while he was being taken away. The parents met the school Principal yesterday but there was alleged attempt to hush up the matter. One of my friend had reached the spot by then... The teacher had warned the minor girl to not tell anyone threatening to "bury her alive". "But before she could tell me anything, Malay uncle told us not to tell anybody or else the situation would get worse", she said.

World Media Ireland romp to big win over Italy
Author: 0 Ireland romp to big win over Italy

The rout continued early in the second as Henshaw ran in a smart interception try but the celebrations were short-lived as he left the pitch in a sling following the grounding, joining Furlong who went off with a leg injury in the first half.

World Media U.S. drone strike kills 3 Haqqani rebels in Pakistan
Author: 0 U.S. drone strike kills 3 Haqqani rebels in Pakistan

On Jan 17, two suspected militants were killed and another was injured when U.S. drones fired missiles at some locations on both sides of the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency's Badshah Kot area. It is extremely rare for USA authorities to comment on CIA-run drone operations in Pakistan. Details of the latest USA drone attack emerged as an Afghan delegation led by the neighboring country's deputy foreign minister, Hekmat Khalil Karzai, opened a new round of wide-ranging talks Friday with ...

World Media 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans echo in Indian occupied Kashmir assembly
Author: 0 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans echo in Indian occupied Kashmir assembly

Two Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) were killed while a Colonel rank officer and daughter of an Army personnel were among four persons injured as militants attacked the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu city early today. The NC, which is the main opposition party, has distanced itself from their senior member's remark. The remarks were, however, later expunged by the Speaker and the House unanimously urged the Members to desist from making contentious statements on sensitive issues.

World Media Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators call for peace at Olympics
Author: 0 Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators call for peace at Olympics

Almost 50 sailors aboard the Cheonan were killed. The vice president is also scheduled to meet with some North Korean defectors while in Pyeongtaek. On her right side was North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, who is leading the North's high-level delegation that arrived here earlier in the day on the North's leader's private plane for a three-day visit.

Author: 0 Short Interest in Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) Rises By 10.5%

Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) has risen 58.76% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Cheniere Energy Partners LP (NYSEAMERICAN:CQP) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of January.

Author: 0 Second White House staffer resigns amid abuse allegation

David Sorensen , a White House speechwriter, resigned Friday after a news report detailed accusations from a former wife who said he had abused her during their marriage. A White House spokesman said on Thursday that Mr Kelly did not realise the extent of the claims until a photo of one of Mr Porter's former wives, Colbie Holderness , suffering a black eye , emerged on Wednesday.

World Media Early assessments suggest Syrian fire shot down Israeli jet - Israeli military spokesman
Author: 0 Early assessments suggest Syrian fire shot down Israeli jet - Israeli military spokesman

In a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month, Netanyahu reportedly sought to assure Israel's freedom of action as it attempts to thwart the transfer of weapons to Lebanon-based Hezbollah through Syrian territory. The Israeli pilots were reportedly alive, but one was severely injured. Conricus, the Israel Defense Forces spokesman, confirmed that between 15 and 20 surface-to-air missiles were launched by Syria as Israel launched the second round of attacks.

Author: 0 DPRK media highlights Kim Yo Jong's attendance at Olympics opening ceremony

Abe was visiting South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Games and to hold talks with Moon. If peace isn't imminent, a summit in Pyongyang between Moon and Kim Jong Un seems preferable to recent months' threats. They were stopped and most were killed near the palace, which was newly rebuilt in 1991. During their meeting President Moon was pictured smiling and shaking hands with Kim Yo Jong .

Author: 0 Russian athletes march as 'OAR' at Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

The 45 Russians who were denied entry include speedskater Viktor Ahn, who won six gold medals in two previous Olympics; former National Hockey League players Valeri Nichushkin and Sergei Plotnikov; Alexander Tretiakov, the skeleton rider who won gold in Sochi; Alexander Legkov, an Olympic champion in cross-country skiing; Elena Nikitina, who won bronze in skeleton at the 2014 Games; and Tatyana Ivanova, a luger who took silver in Sochi.

World Media Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays
Author: 0 Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays

Duterte expressed disappointment on the rampant cases of abuses in the Middle East against Filipino workers mostly domestic helpers. Duterte told reporters in his home city of Davao, showing the picture of a woman he said had been "roasted like a pig".

World Media Mary Lou McDonald Takes Over As Sinn Fein Leader Today
Author: 0 Mary Lou McDonald Takes Over As Sinn Fein Leader Today

It brings down the curtain on Gerry Adams' 34 year tenure as leader of the party. "I would like to see it [the Northern Ireland government] up and running again for the sake of the people". When the DUP and Sinn Fein emerged as the largest parties, he nominated his life-long friend Martin McGuinness to serve as deputy first minister. The main sticking point preventing the restoration of an executive is the Irish language.

World Media OH police officers killed in shooting; suspect wounded
Author: 0 OH police officers killed in shooting; suspect wounded

Two police officers wer killed in a shooting in Westerville, Ohio on Sat. Feb. 10, 2018. "We will miss both of these officers because they were pillars in our department", he says. The Columbus Division of Police will be handling the investigation. The shooting happened just before 1 p.m., according to Columbus Police. "We will share more details here as it becomes available", the city of Westerville tweeted .

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Author: 0 "Murderer!" cried in court as Stanley found not guilty

Hundreds outraged by the "unjust" verdict of a white man found not guilty in the death of an Indigenous man gathered Saturday at Nathan Phillips Square. The prime minister tweeted Friday night that he had spoken to federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould about the case. There have been calls for an inquiry.

World Media Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun all praise for wrist spinners
Author: 0 Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun all praise for wrist spinners

We've got to come up with different ways of countering them. "They might go for six an over, we knew that but they will pick up 3-4 wickets between them". India skipper Virat Kohli continued his magical form and scored an immaculate 34th ODI hundred, 160 not out, his second-highest score in this format on Wednesday.

Author: 0 UN Secretary-General meets N Korean delegation

Moon is eager to use Kim's presence at the games to restore regular communication with North Korea and eventually pull it into nuclear talks. It said: " Kim Yo Jong , first vice department director of the Central Committee of the WPK, exchanged warm greetings with President Moon Jae In and his wife, shaking hands with them".

World Media India's Modi on historic West Bank visit
Author: 0 India's Modi on historic West Bank visit

The trip follows Modi's visit to Israel last summer, where he opted not to make a detour to the West Bank as part of New Delhi's efforts to "de-hyphenate" its relations with Israel and the Palestinians. Modi will visit Oman for the first time as prime minister and will hold talks with the Sultan of Oman and other key leaders. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said support for the Palestinian cause is a continuing thread in India's foreign policy and hoped for an early realisation ...

World Media 18 killed in Hong Kong double-decker bus crash
Author: 0 18 killed in Hong Kong double-decker bus crash

Rescue workers were initially foiled by the tangle of mangled metal and shattered glass, frantically attempting to cut their way into the wreck amid the agonized groans and cried of those pinned inside. The latest crash is likely to revive concerns about the long working hours of bus drivers in Hong Kong. "People fell on top of one another and got tossed around from side to side".

World Media Oxfam aid workers hired Haitian prostitutes, says report
Author: 0 Oxfam aid workers hired Haitian prostitutes, says report

Oxfam, one of the biggest United Kingdom charities, has denied allegations that it covered up the use of prostitutes. One source claimed to have seen footage of a "full-on Caligula orgy" with girls in Oxfam T-shirts although this did not form a part of the 2011 report by the charity which did state that "it can not be ruled out that any of the prostitutes were under-aged".

World Media Significant change to Thursday night and Friday snow forecast
Author: 0 Significant change to Thursday night and Friday snow forecast

Due to the mixing associated with Chinook winds, central Montana will experience milder temperatures today before more frigid air moves in tomorrow. Freezing rain was responsible for numerous accidents, spinouts and crashes from Texas to Arkansas and into the Ohio Valley overnight as a potent winter storm moves into the Northeast on Wednesday .

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