• North Korea Agrees to Participate in Olympics in South Korea
North Korea Agrees to Participate in Olympics in South Korea

The International Olympic Committee says it welcomes moves by North Korea to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The five-a-side discussion began at 10 a.m. With only two winter sports athletes qualified, North Korea is likely to bolster its presence by sending significant numbers of cheerleaders to the Pyeongchang Games, ...

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  • Rain and snow in the forecast
Rain and snow in the forecast

The School District of Philadelphia dismissed students at 1 p.m. The region is under a "moderate" risk for four or more inches of snow in blustery conditions, the NWS says. South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. The weather service said Wednesday in the area will be partly sunny with a chance of drizzle and a high in the mid- to upper 40s.

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  • Weather Hampers Efforts To Put Out Tanker Blaze In East China Sea
Weather Hampers Efforts To Put Out Tanker Blaze In East China Sea

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang had said Monday that clean-up efforts were under way and that the authorities would try to gather more information about the cause of the accident. The National Iranian Tanker Co. describes itself as operating the largest tanker fleet in the Middle East. If all the cargo from the Panamanian-flagged 274-meter ...

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  • Trump stands on field for national anthem
Trump stands on field for national anthem

Trump is a controversial figure in Atlanta , a liberal bastion in a mostly conservative states. Could it be that US President Donald Trump doesn't know the words to the US national anthem? Trump, who stood on the field of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta , was joined by members of the ROTC units of the two colleges in the national title gam...

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  • Thai Prime Minister uses cardboard cutout of himself to avoid journalists' questions
Thai Prime Minister uses cardboard cutout of himself to avoid journalists' questions

The freakish scene was met with awkward laughter and bemusement as the prime minister turned and walked off. One of the PM's aides came forward with the cut-out of the politician mid-handshake and was directed where to place it. Human Rights Watch on Monday condemned Prayuth's stunt, calling it another show of contempt for " media criticism and s...

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  • Khamenei says US, Britain 'failed to cause Iran unrest'
Khamenei says US, Britain 'failed to cause Iran unrest'

The Revolutionary Guards, the military force loyal to Mr Khamenei, said on Sunday that security forces had put an end to the unrest that it also said had been whipped up by foreign enemies. Khamenei blamed the dissident Mujahedin Khalq Organisation (MKO) as the third side to contribute to the violence in Iran. Khamenei has called the protests...

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  • Read Fusion GPS co-founder's full testimony to Senate Judiciary
Read Fusion GPS co-founder's full testimony to Senate Judiciary

The British ex-spy who authored a dossier of allegations against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump was told the Federal Bureau of Investigation had someone inside Trump's network providing agents with information, according to a newly-released transcript of a congressional interview.

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  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) Given Average Recommendation of
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

The number of shares now owned by investors are 52.04 mln. The stock increased 1.92% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $10.6. 641,464 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 543,599. The company has a total of 249.68 Million shares outstanding. The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2.4 whe...

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  • North Korean athletes likely to join Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea
North Korean athletes likely to join Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Trump, who past year lambasted his chief diplomat for talking about negotiations with the nuclear-armed North, told reporters at Camp David that some dialogue or direct conversation with Kim Jong Un was not beyond the realm of possibility.

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  • President Trump Will Join the World's Financial Elite in Davos
President Trump Will Join the World's Financial Elite in Davos

This is a developing story. Last year President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese leader to address the conference, arguing for the protection of free trade at a time when the Trump administration was pledging to erect more trade barriers.

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  • Fire breaks out at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College
Fire breaks out at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College

Six fire tenders were pressed to control the blaze that caused extensive damage to the principal's office and the adjacent records room in the hospital's administrative block, but no loss of life has been reported, officials said. Files related to the oxygen disruption case were also kept in the principal's office. The deaths attracted allegations ...

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  • Ajay Devgn and Anil Kapoor's Total Dhamaal goes on floors TODAY!
Ajay Devgn and Anil Kapoor's Total Dhamaal goes on floors TODAY!

Madhuri took to her Twitter profile to share a picture with Ajay and Anil from the sets of the film. Bollywood's dancing queen Madhuri Dixit and forever young Anil Kapoor will be once again seen together in the third instalment of Dhamaal franchise.

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  • Iran Warns IAEA of US Breach of JCPOA
Iran Warns IAEA of US Breach of JCPOA

Since the historic deal was signed in Vienna, the IAEA has repeatedly confirmed Iran's compliance with its commitments under the JCPOA, but some other parties, especially the USA, have failed to live up to their undertakings. If the US administration decides to breach the nuclear deal, "the global community and our region will be the biggest lose...

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  • Pence to start delayed Mideast trip this month
Pence to start delayed Mideast trip this month

The White House officially announced on Monday that Mike Pence's visit to Israel will take place later this month. The White House announced Monday that Pence will travel to the region January 19-23, starting with a meeting in Cairo with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.

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  • These two Philly-area universities rank highest for online education programs
These two Philly-area universities rank highest for online education programs

In addition, the university's online graduate nursing program is ranked No. 2. The degrees earned online and at regional sites are the same as those earned at Texas Tech's Lubbock campus. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, www.usnews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serv...

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  • United States is seeking to work with China to fight terrorism in Pakistan
United States is seeking to work with China to fight terrorism in Pakistan

As Trump Administration is determined to eliminate terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, which is key to bring stability in Afghanistan and in the region, the official hoped that China will play a helpful role in convincing Pakistan that it is in its own national interest to crackdown on these sanctuaries.

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  • Assemblywoman lied about Superstorm Sandy to get FEMA cash
Assemblywoman lied about Superstorm Sandy to get FEMA cash

Pamela Harris was elected to the New York State Assembly in 2015 during a special election to fill an open seat in the district she now represents, which includes Bay Ridge, Coney Island and Dyker Heights. "In fact, at a time when many residents in her district were dealing with the horrific aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Harris was busy brewing a ...

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  • Barry McElduff suspended by Sinn Fein for three months
Barry McElduff suspended by Sinn Fein for three months

She said the tweet was "ill-judged and indefensible" but said she did not believe it was intentionally malicious. "What he did was deeply offensive in and of itself, but it is bad behaviour which has, in effect, been authorised on high in Sinn Fein by the culture created by its leaders and the turning of a blind eye to repeated wrongdoings", she ...

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  • Stephen Miller Denies Being Escorted From CNN, Blasts Network's 'Low Journalistic Standards'
Stephen Miller Denies Being Escorted From CNN, Blasts Network's 'Low Journalistic Standards'

The book quotes Bannon as saying a 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer purportedly offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton was "treasonous". Steven Bannon has been torpedoed by President Trump, his stakeholders in Breitbart News and conservative media, he is now on his knees pleading for merc...

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  • Polish PM reshuffles his Cabinet ahead of key European Union visit
Polish PM reshuffles his Cabinet ahead of key European Union visit

The EU executive launched an unprecedented action against Poland in December, calling on other member states to prepare sanctions if Warsaw fails to reverse a series of judicial reforms. The post of minister of economic development and finance, previously held by Mateusz Morawiecki, who now holds a post of prime minister, has been divided.

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  • Mike Pence to visit Jordan on Jan 21
Mike Pence to visit Jordan on Jan 21

Initially set for late December, the trip was pushed back as the region reeled from deadly protests triggered by President Donald Trump's controversial decision to declare the Holy City as Israel's capital - in a break with decades of United States policy.

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  • Arizona's controversial ex-sheriff Arpaio to run for senate
Arizona's controversial ex-sheriff Arpaio to run for senate

Arpaio, who campaigned for Trump in 2016, was convicted by a judge who ruled he had willfully violated a 2011 injunction barring his officers from stopping and detaining Latino motorists exclusively on suspicion that they were in the country illegally.

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  • Kamala Mills Fire: One more arrested by Mumbai Police
Kamala Mills Fire: One more arrested by Mumbai Police

Pathak's lawyer Swapnil Wagh argued, "After the fire incident Pathak himself approached the police". Among the four cases filed by the police, three were for violating the Town Planning Act under which both 1 Above and Mojo's Bistro have been booked.

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  • Latest A&E admission stats — NHS Grampian
Latest A&E admission stats — NHS Grampian

Robison said: "Scotland's accident and emergency departments are continuing to outperform those across the rest of the United Kingdom - and indeed it is to the great credit of NHS staff that even at the height of these exceptional winter pressures, nearly eight out of ten people who attended A&E were admitted , transferred or discharged within the...

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  • Tamil Nadu: Transport strike will continue
Tamil Nadu: Transport strike will continue

The first day of the Assembly witnessed an uproar as DMK leader M K Stalin protested against former Governor C Vidyasagar Rao's role in forming of the government by the AIADMK despite losing supports of 18 MLAs. AIADMK's erstwhile ally Thamimun Ansari also boycotted the event and stuck close to DMK MLAs outside the assembly. On the dues of ...

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