• Pence to push S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy
Pence to push S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

Iran warned South Korea's electronics giant Samsung of "repercussions" today after its delegation to the Winter Olympics was excluded from a handout of free top-of-the-range smartphones to participants. On Tuesday, a USA envoy said that Pyongyang is only a few months away from having a nuclear warhead that will have the capacity to strike the con...

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  • Bulls complete trade with Trail Blazers
Bulls complete trade with Trail Blazers

Vonleh has posted career averages of 3.9 points and 4.5 rebounds through 210 games (109 starts) with a career field goal percentage of.450. Vonleh, the No. Rakovic now plays in the Swiss Basketball League. He originally was drafted by Dallas in 2007 but never has played in the National Basketball Association.

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  • Utah Lawmaker Who Abruptly Quit Reportedly Paid For Sex
Utah Lawmaker Who Abruptly Quit Reportedly Paid For Sex

Stanard's lawyer, Walter Bugden, declined to comment on the allegations and didn't immediately respond to an email seeking comment on the hotel receipts. House Chief of Staff Greg Hartley confirmed the news with AP in a text message on Thursday night. The date and time of the messages indicate Stanard would have been texting her to arrange meetin...

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  • Light snow possible Friday night
Light snow possible Friday night

Rain still likely for Monday and Fat Tuesday . A mix of sun and clouds on Friday with highs in the mid 50s to low 60s with rain moving in late. Isolated showers are possible (20% coverage). Cloudy and colder tonight with a chance of light rain and snow flurries. Temperatures rise back into the lower 60s which is above normal.

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  • Jill Messick Family Calls out Rose McGowan, Harvey Weinstein in Blistering Statement
Jill Messick Family Calls out Rose McGowan, Harvey Weinstein in Blistering Statement

A scathing statement provided by her family's attorney criticized disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein , his vocal accuser McGowan and members of the media for their coverage of the #MeToo movement. They claimed that she had suffered with mental health issues. Daniel Franzese, who played Damian in the film, also paid tribute, writing on Tw...

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  • Taiwan rescue workers pull more bodies from quake rubble
Taiwan rescue workers pull more bodies from quake rubble

The Hong Kong couple , who are Canadian nationals, were registered at the hotel under the name Peter So. Taiwan authorities have turned down mainland China's offer of help while accepting Japanese assistance, following a 6.4 magnitude quake in the eastern coastal city of Hualian on Tuesday.

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  • NEET 2018 application form released at cbseneet
NEET 2018 application form released at cbseneet

The medical aspirants can now check the NEET 2018 notification from the official website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Follow these simple steps to download the application form, dates and exam details for CBSE NEET 2018 . Applicants must have have passed subjects biology/biotechnology, physics, chemistry, (Bi.PC) and English and obtained a minimum o...

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  • Winter Olympics qualification, proof Nigeria can do the impossible - Atiku
Winter Olympics qualification, proof Nigeria can do the impossible - Atiku

As Fogel put it to EW while walking the red carpet at the Director's Guild of America Awards last Saturday, "Russia's been banned from the Olympics technically , but of course, within the corruption of the International Olympic Committee, they've found their ways creatively around this ban to allow Russia in the Olympics".

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  • Cambodia Court Grants Bail To 7 Foreigners Held Over Dance Party
Cambodia Court Grants Bail To 7 Foreigners Held Over Dance Party

The others arrested were British nationals Vincent Hook, 35, Daniel Richard Leeming Jones, 30, Thomas Alexander Jeffries, 22, Billy Stevens, 21, and Paul Francis Harris, 32, as well as Job Robertus van der Wel, from the Netherlands, David Nikolaus Aleksandr Ballovarre, of Norway, and Canadians Jessica Drolet, 25, and Eden Koazoleas, 19.

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  • Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown
Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

The deal also includes a bunch of other goodies, particularly for federal health care programs and the states and territories ravaged by hurricanes previous year. Senate Democrats eventually relented after McConnell promised to bring an immigration bill to the floor later. "It has required concessions, sometimes painful, by both sides", said ...

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  • Defense Secretary Mattis Says Military 'Dreamers' Protected
Defense Secretary Mattis Says Military 'Dreamers' Protected

Previously, officials said the military members' status wasn't clear. Under the DACA program put in place by former President Barack Obama, they were allowed to remain in the USA without fear of deportation, enroll in college, obtain driver's licenses and legally secure jobs.

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  • S.Korea seeks understanding for breaking NK sanctions
S.Korea seeks understanding for breaking NK sanctions

Everyone in North Korea is expected to do their bit for the military, with the regime imposing universal conscription for men and selective conscription for women. Citing a military spending boost signed by President Donald Trump a year ago, Pence said the United States will "continue to rebuild our military", and pledged to acquire the "nuclea...

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  • US Agencies Expecting Shutdown
US Agencies Expecting Shutdown

A group of hard-right House conservatives opposes the big budget deal emerging in Congress, but the group's leader says he expects it to pass anyway because of increases in defense and other spending that will appeal to many lawmakers. The White House budget office says the agreement lays the groundwork for full funding of the military, a top p...

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  • Cavs Send Isaiah Thomas To Lakers For Clarkson & Nance Jr
Cavs Send Isaiah Thomas To Lakers For Clarkson & Nance Jr

Thomas , who was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Los Angeles Lakers , was originally scheduled to be at Hec Edmundson Pavilion on February 15 for the Huskies' game against Utah. Thomas' offensive rating (97 points produced per 100 possessions) and defensive rating (116 points conceded per 100 possessions) are the worst numbers he's...

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  • Afridi's team victorious on Swiss Alps
Afridi's team victorious on Swiss Alps

The 39-year-old hit 74 runs off 34 deliveries to guide Afridi's Royals to a comfortable victory with 28 balls remaining. A game of cricket, on a synthetic wicket, being played on a frozen lake high up in the Swiss Alps by a group of stars with tens of thousands Test runs and thousands of wickets to their name.

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  • Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case
Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case

Bangladesh law says anyone imprisoned for more than two years can not run for office for the next five years, but Law Minister Anisul Huq said the final decision rests with the courts. Earlier, thousands of BNP leaders and activists escorted Zia's motorcade to court despite an overwhelming presence of security forces in the capital.

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  • Stockton teen who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison
Stockton teen who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

Last month, Obdulia Sanchez pleaded "no contest" to gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence, and child endangerment charges. The crash occurred while she was driving her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez and another 14-year-old girl westbound down Henry Miller Road near Los Banos around 6:40 p.m.

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  • Congress-BJP spat over Renuka's laughter escalates
Congress-BJP spat over Renuka's laughter escalates

Dev said in a statement that she was shocked "at the utterly sexist and downright distasteful comment" by Modi. The sarcasm from both sides came during Modi's reply to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Rajya Sabha . This irked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu , who admonished her saying, "Unruly behaviour and loose talk" would not be ...

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  • Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal
Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, and Chuck Schumer of NY, his Democratic counterpart, would raise strict caps on military and domestic spending that were imposed in 2011 as part of a deal with President Barack Obama that was once seen as a key triumph for Republicans in Congress.

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  • Oprah Winfrey Says She's Not Running For President
Oprah Winfrey Says She's Not Running For President

Oprah Winfrey said in a new interview that she's not planning run for president. Winfrey shot down the possibility in an interview with InStyle magazine. "And so it's not something that interests me. I know her very well". "I don't have the DNA for it". "And every time I hear someone else speak, it just causes me to be upset and I haven't slep...

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  • Andhra Pradesh Bandh: How It Will Affect Normal Life
Andhra Pradesh Bandh: How It Will Affect Normal Life

Prior in the day, more than 1,300 APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh Surface Road Transport Corporation) transports were ceased in Visakhapatnam amid bandh called by Left gatherings in dissent, news organization ANI revealed. Opposition parties YSR Congress, Congress and Jana Sena extended their support to the bandh . TDP did not announce support but called...

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  • Seven News now on home smart speakers including new Apple HomePod
Seven News now on home smart speakers including new Apple HomePod

Cue also spoke about the HomePod , Apple's smart speaker which will release in the US on February 9th. So lets start with the positives, as a speaker the HomePod does incredibly well. As of Tuesday, customers hoping to get their hands on a HomePod saw delivery dates pushed back to February 12 in the United Kingdom and February 13 in Australi...

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  • Tullow Oil posts profit, mulls commercial production
Tullow Oil posts profit, mulls commercial production

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on TLW . Below is a list of Tullow Oil plc (OTCMKTS:TUWLF) latest ratings and price target changes. The stock's 50 day moving average is GBX 177.75 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 177.78. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This article was originally posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is own...

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  • In Asia, Pence pressures North Korea ahead of Olympics
In Asia, Pence pressures North Korea ahead of Olympics

From Tokyo , Pence will visit Seoul for talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in before traveling to Pyeongchang for the opening ceremony of the Olympic games. Anti-North Korean activists burn Kim Jong-un's portrait while the North Korean ferry, Man Gyong Bong arrives at Mukho Port in Donghae, South Korea on February 6, 2018 in Donghae, South...

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  • Popcorn: Democrats Scoffing, Fuming Over Pelosi's Useless 'Filibuster' Stunt
Popcorn: Democrats Scoffing, Fuming Over Pelosi's Useless 'Filibuster' Stunt

She added, "That one minute that ended up eight hours where Leader Pelosi talked about the plight of DACA and the DREAMers". The performance had no immediate impact on Republican leaders who have not agreed to a vote. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders clarified the issue, saying, "I think we've made clear that the budget dea...

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