• House passes latest CR; Democrats won't travel for retreat
House passes latest CR; Democrats won't travel for retreat

It would be the fifth short-term spending bill the House has passed since September, and would set up a likely showdown with the. Ryan said he supports the agreement, adding the proposal includes "enormous strides" for the country's defense system.

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  • Pence promotes peace with N.Korea
Pence promotes peace with N.Korea

North Korea's showcasing of its military might also comes after Vice President Mike Pence said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Wednesday that the White House would soon unveil "the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever" for its missile and nuclear weapons programs.

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: Everything to Know to Cheer on Team USA
Winter Olympics 2018: Everything to Know to Cheer on Team USA

The North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang includes an apparatchik who has been blacklisted by the UN Security Council. The outlet cites officials and "experts" suggesting that Kim will bring a personal message from her brother to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose leftist, conciliatory policies have made Nort...

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  • President Trump makes remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast
President Trump makes remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast

The breakfast is organized by The Fellowship Foundation , a nonprofit religious organization created to bring together political, religious and business leaders. The event, organized by the Fellowship Foundation, a religious nonprofit, brings together attendees from more than 130 countries and has been headlined by every US president since Dwight ...

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  • Kim Jong Un's sister to attend Olympics
Kim Jong Un's sister to attend Olympics

Unlike the previous years, global media was not invited to film the event , which meant experts had to rely on the footage released by the state media after the event was over in order to determine what types of short-range missiles, intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and other weaponry were put on display by North Korea this year.

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  • NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat
NBC will livestream key Olympic moments on Snapchat

The company hopes to use its content to pull more people toward its TV coverage of the Winter Olympics . That's right, Snapchat is the latest platform to add live video to its arsenal of features. Snapchat designed the live videos to play in vertical mode, a format that is familiar to its users, though viewers can push the frame to follow th...

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  • Pence seeks to reassure allies on N. Korean nuclear threat
Pence seeks to reassure allies on N. Korean nuclear threat

U.S. officials declined to provide details of the expected sanctions. They are expected to be implemented before the conclusion of the games. Before departing for Korea, Pence announced that the US would unveil in coming days "the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever".

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  • Search bias: Competition Commission of India fines Google for Rs 135 crores
Search bias: Competition Commission of India fines Google for Rs 135 crores

Not a first time when Google has been fined in such a case. Speaking after imposing the penalty of Rs 136 crore on Google, a unit of U.S. firm Alphabet Inc , Competition Commission of India has found that Google was using its dominance in online web search and online search advertising markers.

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  • House Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Democratic Rebuttal to Nunes Memo
House Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Democratic Rebuttal to Nunes Memo

The actual document is still secret, but based on descriptions from people who have read it, the Democrats' memo uses more pages - 10 as compared to Republicans' 4 - and many more footnotes to respond to the initial case made by the House intelligence committee's chairman, Rep.

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  • Unusual Activity Sighted in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) Shares
Unusual Activity Sighted in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) Shares

The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Neutral" on Wednesday, February 3. 1492 Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Ultimate Software Group Inc ( ULTI ) by 93.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:ULTI) for 7,890 shares. Legal And General Gru Public Limited invested in 24,618 shares or 0% of the sto...

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  • North Korea isn't interested in talking to the US at the Olympics
North Korea isn't interested in talking to the US at the Olympics

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in will have lunch with Kim Yo Jong , the North Korean leader's younger sister, and a high-ranking delegation from Pyongyang on Saturday, Moon's spokesman said on Thursday. North Korean cheerleaders arrive at the Pyeongchang Games. Analysts say her inclusion in the Olympic delegation shows North Korea's am...

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  • Texas Tech uses second-half surge to beat Iowa State, 76-58
Texas Tech uses second-half surge to beat Iowa State, 76-58

Smith then knocked the ball away from Lindell Wigginton and passed it on the break to fellow freshman Jarrett Culver , who then lobbed the alley-oop pass. Wigginton tallied 13 points, six rebounds and five assists. Iowa State had only eight available players because senior forward Hans Brase was also out with a knee issue.

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  • Drowsy driving is a factor in nearly 10% of crashes, study finds
Drowsy driving is a factor in nearly 10% of crashes, study finds

The 2008 crash turned her sibling, Pearce, into an advocate , determined to educate people about the dangers of driving when sleep deprived, a scenario involved in far more crashes than previously realized, new research shows. "Drowsy driving is a bigger traffic safety issue than federal estimates show", said Dr. David Yang, executive director for...

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  • Donald Trump's hair the butt of Twitter jokes
Donald Trump's hair the butt of Twitter jokes

Trump takes great pride in his hair and has repeatedly insisted that he does not wear a wig. Kimmel, host of "Live", asked his audience . The video, captured last Friday, had the audience roaring with laughter. One stylist thought that Trump's hair looked "like the backside of a dog", while another thought that it resembled the posterior of ...

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  • Florida boy gets trapped after crawling into vending machine
Florida boy gets trapped after crawling into vending machine

Firefighters rescued a young Florida boy in a pinch after he became stuck trying to get a toy from inside a claw machine. The post read: "Oftentimes we say to ourselves that you never know what the next shift will bring". Engine 10 led by Lt. Abernathy, made short work of the situation. On-duty fire crews soon arrived and got Mason out of the...

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  • Nineteen children among dozens killed in latest Syrian government airstrikes
Nineteen children among dozens killed in latest Syrian government airstrikes

Eastern Ghouta has an estimated 400,000 residents, who are also trapped by a tightening government siege and critical shortage of medical supplies and food. Syrian state media said the USA -led coalition bombing had left dozens killed and wounded. However, an arms depot at the facility was reportedly hit.

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  • Real Madrid Determined To Sell Isco This Summer
Real Madrid Determined To Sell Isco This Summer

The 25-year-old is enjoying a solid campaign having scored 5 goals and provided a further 4 assists in 18 league games despite Madrid enduring a hard season that sees them trail Barcelona by 19 points. Ronaldo agrees with the notion and while speaking with Marca earlier in the week, he said that Neymar will be the best player in the coming years...

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  • Spice Girls Reunion Tour Set for United Kingdom and US
Spice Girls Reunion Tour Set for United Kingdom and US

The designer is pictured attending a dinner in her honor organized by Vogue on January 18, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. So David Beckham's got his thing. What will be in the Spice Girls set? Originally, when credible rumours of a reunion surfaced last week, it was reported that Victoria Beckham had agreed to be a part of the new series of proje...

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  • NK first lady, top military, party grandees attend military parade
NK first lady, top military, party grandees attend military parade

But South Korea welcomed the announcement, saying it was "significant that Kim had included his sister in the delegation". " North Korea can have a better future than the militaristic path, the path of provocation and confrontation that it's on".

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  • US Senate leaders reach long-term, bipartisan budget deal to avert shutdown
US Senate leaders reach long-term, bipartisan budget deal to avert shutdown

Hardline House Republicans likely will object to its price tag. The Children's Health Insurance Program got a four-year extension, and community health centers will see funding increases. Lawmakers weren't eager for another shutdown . Republican Reps. David McKinley, Alex Mooney and Evan Jenkins voted in favor of the bill. However, it ...

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  • New motorists could be banned from driving at night
New motorists could be banned from driving at night

It would bring the United Kingdom into line with several other countries around the world. According to The Sun , there's even a proposed second driving test that could be added to all this too, meaning that all new drivers would have to undergo another test an pass that one 24-months after the first one, in order to have full access to all ro...

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  • Dems win Missouri state House race in district where Trump won big
Dems win Missouri state House race in district where Trump won big

The Jefferson County district, whose seat was held by a Republican who left for another position, went 61-33 for Trump in 2016. On Tuesday, Missouri held special elections in four deep-red state house districts that President Donald Trump carried by huge margins in 2016.

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  • Ivanka Trump Slated to Attend Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony
Ivanka Trump Slated to Attend Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

South Korea sent a chartered plane to bring North Korean skiers. There's another brother, Kim Jong Chul, but he doesn't have any kind of role in the North Korean government. South Korean protesters restrained as North Korean entertainers head south. Even when Kim Jong Un was studying overseas in Switzerland, I think she was attending elementary sch...

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  • North Korea puts tanks, troops on display during military parade
North Korea puts tanks, troops on display during military parade

Pence is pushing South Korea to adopt a more hawkish stance toward the North and warning against North Korean "propaganda" efforts at the games. President Moon Jae-in held summit talks with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at his office Thursday and discussed bilateral ties and regional affairs.

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  • 4 stabbed during church service in Corpus Christi home
4 stabbed during church service in Corpus Christi home

He said a 61-year-old man later died of his injuries, while the church's 54-year-old pastor was hospitalized in serious condition. Two other people received punctures to the hand and arm trying to stop the attacker. Police said a man was in custody and was facing four counts of aggravated assault, according to the Caller-Times. Lt. Jay Clement told...

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