• Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from U.S. trade deals
Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from U.S. trade deals

The prime minister says it is too early to say what the U.S. will ask for in negotiations. Theresa May has been accused of secretly plotting to sell off the NHS after declining a request to rule out making the NHS part of any future post-Brexit trade deal with the US.

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  • South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics
South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics

Headed by the Pyongyang's Sports Minister, Kim Il-guk, the delegation also includes North Korean Olympic Committee officials as well as 21 journalists and 26 members of a Taekwondo exhibition team that will perform during the Games, reports Efe news.

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  • Benedict XVI: 'I Am On a Pilgrimage Towards Home'
Benedict XVI: 'I Am On a Pilgrimage Towards Home'

The pope emeritus was responding to a question sent to him by the newspaper about his well-being, and Benedict said he "cannot but be thankful" to the readers and others for their concern. That is why I can not but be grateful, and assure all of you of my prayers. He has since been living in a monastery inside Vatican grounds. Apart from a few ...

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  • Pence says United States to unveil 'toughest' sanctions on N. Korea
Pence says United States to unveil 'toughest' sanctions on N. Korea

In Japan, Pence says he will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to show "solidarity", in the face of the North Korean threat and with US service members who would be among the first to respond to a crisis. The US and North Korea have been locked in a fierce war of words. "President Trump has said he always believes in talking, but I haven't requ...

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  • Saudi Arabia lets Indian airline operate flight to Israel over its airspace
Saudi Arabia lets Indian airline operate flight to Israel over its airspace

The approval means that the duration of flights from India to Israel will be shortened by two-and-a-half hours, compared to the route now in use. Israel's Tourism Ministry said it will grant Air India 750,000 euros for flying the new route, as part of its policy of increasing the number of airlines flying to Israel.

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  • Two dead, 198 injured after major 6.4 natural disaster hits Taiwan's east coast
Two dead, 198 injured after major 6.4 natural disaster hits Taiwan's east coast

The quake, which took place in the wee hours of Tuesday night, caused several buildings to tilt and fall dangerously. The tremor was felt shortly before midnight on Tuesday, forcing the closure of a busy road nearby. "It's still in the process of tilting, so it would be risky to go in there", Chen said. Taiwanese media reported that a separate ...

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  • Rabbi Killed in Terror Attack Laid to Rest
Rabbi Killed in Terror Attack Laid to Rest

The attacker's backpack was found on the scene containing a change of clothes and his identification card, as well as personal items. "I put my trust in the security forces who do the hardest work against these reprehensible attacks", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a Likud faction meeting.

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  • Korea with 'hardest & most aggressive' USA sanctions forward of PyeongChang
Korea with 'hardest & most aggressive' USA sanctions forward of PyeongChang

North Korea is sending its nominal head of state, Kim Jong Nam — the highest-level visitor to the South from the North in recent memory. South Korea's Unification Ministry announced that Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of Kim, will also be part of the high-level North Korean delegation at the games.

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  • 'I'd like to see a shutdown' until Dems fix immigration
'I'd like to see a shutdown' until Dems fix immigration

Asked if he would support Trump's immigration plan, the group's president, Don Rosenberg, said, "No absolutely not". "I don't think we're going to do a whole lot beyond something like. The moves, conservatives argued, were necessary to assure Trump's base that an offer of what they would consider "amnesty" would not spark a new influx of illegal ...

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  • Check out the top 10 US moments in Winter Olympics history
Check out the top 10 US moments in Winter Olympics history

Pence plans to denounce the North Korean security state during Olympics broadcasts. Yet both he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have conspicuously kept the door open to such an interaction, while simultaneously avoiding any suggestion that the US was pushing or seeking to initiate one.

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  • Winter Storm Forecast: Heavy Snow in Afternoon, Early Eve in NH
Winter Storm Forecast: Heavy Snow in Afternoon, Early Eve in NH

This seems to be more of a snow event in itself, not the wind whipping it up, but we're talking more so accumulation", he said. As warmer air pushes north, the snow will change to freezing rain or sleet along Interstate 70 between 4 a.m. The area will wake up to snow fall Wednesday as temperatures slowly climb to a high of 34. Parts of northern Pen...

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  • Palestinian chief says USA cannot impose peace deal
Palestinian chief says USA cannot impose peace deal

Executive Committee decided Saturday in a meeting chaired by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to implement the decisions of the PLO Central Council, which held a two-day meeting in January to discuss the response to the USA recognization of the disputed holy city of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

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  • National Football League linebacker killed by suspected drunk driver on highway
National Football League linebacker killed by suspected drunk driver on highway

President Trump on Tuesday tweeted criticism at Democrats while noting an undocumented immigrant was suspected of killing two men - including an National Football League player - in a drunken driving accident Sunday in Indiana. "I didn't know anything about him until I started getting the calls this morning", Wagstaffe said, adding that Orrego-Sa...

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  • Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea

The delegation , made up mostly of a 229-member cheer squad, reached a border checkpoint by bus at around 0030 GMT, Seoul's Unification Ministry said . "The sell-off represents what is very likely, simply the ebb and flow of our stock markets", said Pence, speaking to reporters Monday. Fred Warmbier has accused North Korea of torturing his son.

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  • Gautam Rode Tied In A LifeTime Bond With Pankhuri Awasthy
Gautam Rode Tied In A LifeTime Bond With Pankhuri Awasthy

While Pankhuri was quoted as saying- "We have taken the first step". Though the couple , who got engaged around Diwali previous year, had earlier kept their relationship undercover, the pictures of their grand wedding are ruling the internet.

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  • Gowdy: FBI hid Clinton fingerprints on 'dossier'
Gowdy: FBI hid Clinton fingerprints on 'dossier'

President Donald Trump to Russian Federation, should not be forced to give evidence in a U.S. libel case because it could put his sources at risk and harm United Kingdom national security, his lawyer said on Monday. "Chris had a friend at the State Department and he offered us that reporting free so that we could also benefit from it". Collins...

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  • Winter Olympics: What time is it in South Korea? Here's the answer
Winter Olympics: What time is it in South Korea? Here's the answer

Here is an Olympian question that Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizer is wrestling with: to give or not to give the Samsung Galaxy phone to the 22 North Korean athletes . Vice President Mike Pence says the United States plans to unveil the "toughest and most aggressive" sanction yet against North Korea. For his part, Abe said that ...

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  • Russian athletes file suit urging IOC invitation to Olympic
Russian athletes file suit urging IOC invitation to Olympic

The IOC is considering whether to appeal the CAS decision at the Swiss Federal Tribunal. The 2018 Winter Games will be held in PyeongChang , South Korea, on February 9-25. Nyika, 22, said in December he wanted to compete in Tokyo after his aspirations for the last Olympics in Rio in 2016 were dashed after defeats in qualifying.

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  • Christian wedding cake baker wins Calif. court battle
Christian wedding cake baker wins Calif. court battle

Eileen wrote on Facebook at the time, explaining: "We had already picked everything out". "Furthermore, here the State minimizes the fact that Miller has provided for an alternative means for potential customers to receive the product they desire through the services of another talented baker who does not share Miller's belief".

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  • EPL: Arsenal to sell Welbeck, Ramsey to fund Ozil's weekly wages
EPL: Arsenal to sell Welbeck, Ramsey to fund Ozil's weekly wages

Sanchez, of course, left for Manchester United last month after failing to reach an agreement while Ozil's deal has smashed the club's wage structure. Arsenal won the match against Everton 5-1, with Aaron Ramsey scoring a hat-trick and club-record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also on target on his Gunners debut.

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  • Matt Patricia hired as the Detroit Lions head coach
Matt Patricia hired as the Detroit Lions head coach

Patricia has acknowledged the matter himself, as MLive's Kyle Meinke reported Tuesday that as he began his Super Bowl media session, Patricia jokingly asked "You guys got a lot of Philadelphia Eagles questions, right?" Below is Patricia's full statement.

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  • Black Lives Matter protesters block transit lines in Minneapolis before Super Bowl
Black Lives Matter protesters block transit lines in Minneapolis before Super Bowl

The handcuffed protesters were loaded onto a waiting bus. They chose the day of the Super Bowl to stand with football players and other athletes who have taken a knee at games during the national anthem in protest of police violence and systemic racism, over President Donald Trump's objections.

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  • Rochdale celebrates 100 years of women voting
Rochdale celebrates 100 years of women voting

Despite campaigning, endless political posturing and impassioned speeches from the few women CEOs out there, we just can't seem to get rid of it. A bundle of these posters, delivered to Cambridge, survived to be rediscovered 106 years later in 2016.

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  • Boy dies after falling through ice on pond
Boy dies after falling through ice on pond

The 12-year-old, who helped to alert authorities his friend has fallen through the ice, was not injured. Perez successfully assisted his friend out of the icy water, but while doing so, he tumbled in himself. He stood on the ice in the lake and the ice broken. Police said that Perez died at the hospital after two hours. Two firefighters were al...

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  • School bus with 40 students involved in early morning collision in Limerick
School bus with 40 students involved in early morning collision in Limerick

THE HSE HAS urged the public to avoid the emergency department of University Hospital Limerick (UHL) in the wake of this morning's bus crash. 24 of the injured are secondary school students who were traveling to John the Baptist Community School, in Limerick at the time of the crash.

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