• Abe meets Moon, urges S. Korea to keep up pressure on Pyongyang
Abe meets Moon, urges S. Korea to keep up pressure on Pyongyang

Mr Moon asked the North Korean delegation during Saturday's meeting to engage in dialogue with Washington "at an early date", the Blue House said. The vice president has struck a hard line against North Korea during his trip to the Olympics in an effort to call what White House officials have dubbed a "charm offensive" by the North.

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  • Rahul sounds hypocritical when making claims about Andhra Pradesh: BJP
Rahul sounds hypocritical when making claims about Andhra Pradesh: BJP

According to reports , Advani expressed dismay over the attitude adopted by the Central government towards Andhra adding that justice needs to be done to the state. The ties between the TDP and ruling BJP have been strained over the Union Budget not offering any special benefits to Andhra Pradesh. On Friday, party MP AN Sivaprasad came dressed...

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  • Hah! Dreamers threaten to leave United States if no DACA deal
Hah! Dreamers threaten to leave United States if no DACA deal

White did not immediately have a count of how numerous Dreamers were now serving in Iraq, Syria or Afghanistan. Under the DACA program put in place by former President Barack Obama, they were allowed to remain in the US without fear of deportation, enroll in college, obtain driver's licenses and legally secure jobs.

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  • `Fortis Hospitals deployed ₹ 473 crore secured loans to Singh brothers' group firms'
`Fortis Hospitals deployed ₹ 473 crore secured loans to Singh brothers' group firms'

The company reported cash and cash equivalents of Rs540 crore as of 31 March, compared to Rs140 crore in the previous year. "Subsequently, the same loans have been recognized as Related Party Transactions in compliance with necessary regulatory requirements", the statement added.

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  • Immigration activist staves off deportation for now
Immigration activist staves off deportation for now

He was finally released from an Upstate New York detention center almost three weeks later, on January 29, after Judge Katherine Forrest wrote in a powerful statement that Ragbir must be granted "the freedom to say goodbye" before being booted from the country where he has live for more than 20 years.

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  • Connelly: Trump sings praises of ex-aide accused of abusing ex-wives
Connelly: Trump sings praises of ex-aide accused of abusing ex-wives

Trump reminded reporters that "he says he's innocent and I think you have to remember that". The White House official was terminated on Wednesday, and left the property for good on Thursday after a pair of DailyMail.com reports revealed allegations of abuse from both of Porter's ex-wives.

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  • Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics
Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

The differences are particularly challenging for women ice hockey players from the two Koreas who were asked just a few weeks ago to compete as one nation, the Canadian head coach of the joint team, Sarah Murray, told a news conference on Sunday.

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  • Snow storm leaves Metro Airport empty Friday
Snow storm leaves Metro Airport empty Friday

Public schools in Chicago and Detroit were closed Friday because of the winter storm, city officials announced. Schools were closed in both cities and multiple vehicle crashes were reported on icy roads. Airlines warned of more cancelations to come at neighboring airports, and allowed passengers to change flight reservations without fees. Still, ...

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  • Trump signs USA spending bill ending government shutdown
Trump signs USA spending bill ending government shutdown

I voted for a package that fully funded them to give them the resources, training, and equipment in order to do the job successfully, but most importantly, to come home safe to their families. Politicians from both opposing parties criticised Senator Paul for slowing the bill up and provoking the shutdown. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.), enduring his...

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  • United States forces attack anti-China militants in Afghanistan, which will please Beijing
United States forces attack anti-China militants in Afghanistan, which will please Beijing

The US Air Force says its strikes are disrupting Taliban support networks in Helmand province, as well as destroying the terrorist group's sources of revenue, including narcotics. But in return, civilians mostly suffered casualties in Taliban attacks particularly in suicide bombings, he said. A B-52 dropped 24 "precision guided munitions" on Tali...

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  • Autopsy gives no insight on gunman's motive in Las Vegas mass shooting
Autopsy gives no insight on gunman's motive in Las Vegas mass shooting

At the request of the Review-Journal and The Associated Press, District Judge Timothy Williams had ordered Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg to turn over Paddock's report last week to the news organizations, but Fudenberg refused to release it until it was finalized.

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  • USA drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan
USA drone strike kills top Taliban commander, three Haqqani terrorists in Waziristan

Accoding to Pakistan media, "Khan Said Sajna, deputy commander of Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan along with three Haqqani network terrorists killed in USA drone attacks in Afghanistan and North Waziristan of Pakistan". Less than 10 per cent of the fence along the 2,343km of mountainous border with Afghanistan has been completed so far due to financi...

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  • Dreamers Threaten To Leave US If DACA Deal Is Not Reached
Dreamers Threaten To Leave US If DACA Deal Is Not Reached

Caracheo is one of seven thousand Michiganders to benefit from the DACA program. "We will come together hopefully with a significant group of students and community members and members of the faith to show our support and hope as well as our strong desires and feelings that the DACA recipients and the Dreamers should be supported in their effor...

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  • US Gov't Shuts Down for 2nd Time This Year
US Gov't Shuts Down for 2nd Time This Year

Appropriations committees will determine how to spend the specific funds as $20 billion is set for new infrastructure investment, and $6 billion is allotted over two years to combat opioid and substance abuse, addressing a push by Sen. The bill includes $300bn (£216bn) in spending increases for both defence and domestic programs, with military spen...

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  • Former Virginia Tech student guilty of murdering missing girl
Former Virginia Tech student guilty of murdering missing girl

It results in a conviction. Friday's hearing began with Eisenhauer signing plea forms, then standing to tell Judge Robert Turk that while he had pleaded "Not guilty" earlier, he now wished to change that. They also presented evidence that Eisenhauer's DNA was found under Lovell's fingernails and her blood was found in the trunk of his auto. "Trul...

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  • Monday funeral in Atlanta for Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson
Monday funeral in Atlanta for Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson

Meachum says Jackson's relatives are in shock and "just want to grieve as a family". Instead, President Trump and members of Congress illuminated the news the driver of the pickup truck that rammed into Monroe's auto - stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 70 because his passenger, Jackson, had become ill - was a twice-deported illegal immigrant.

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  • Israeli fighter jet shot down by Syrian fire, says military
Israeli fighter jet shot down by Syrian fire, says military

Syria state television later cited a Syrian military official as saying that Israeli "aggression" targeted the Syrian army base in the central region of the country. According to Manelis, Israel struck deep in Syrian territory, targeting the trailer from which the drone was launched. The Jerusalem Post reported that air raid sirens were heard in ...

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  • Kelly tells aides he secured Porter's resignation, sources say
Kelly tells aides he secured Porter's resignation, sources say

Rob Porter , who served as the White House staff secretary, left his position this week after it emerged that two ex-wives had accused him of physically abusing them. Before joining the White House , Carroll, a lawyer, worked for the Ford Motor Co. Senior White House officials knew about allegations of domestic violence against a top aide ...

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  • United States government shuts down for second time
United States government shuts down for second time

Lawmakers in that chamber were deeply divided along party lines and passage was uncertain. The White House plan - which would put 1.8 million immigrants on a path to citizenship, boost border security, and dramatically curtail legal immigration - has been panned by Democrats.

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  • Trump speechwriter resigns after abuse allegations
Trump speechwriter resigns after abuse allegations

Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. At first, White House officials rallied around Porter, who described the allegations as false and "vile claims". Trump did not say anything about the women, and he di...

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  • North Korea art troupe performs song on isle row with Japan
North Korea art troupe performs song on isle row with Japan

Speaking in Tokyo on his way to South Korea , which is hosting the Games over the next three weeks, Pence said he would soon announce the stepped-up sanctions in an effort to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes.

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  • Staff chief Kelly orders White House aides to lie about Porter's departure
Staff chief Kelly orders White House aides to lie about Porter's departure

The domestic violence accusations come from Porter's two ex-wives, who described terrifying levels of abuse . "Mr. Kelly's arrival in his new post on Monday could signal a new stability at the White House , but only if Mr. White House officials professed shock about the allegations against this smart, charming and diligent man, but the s...

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  • Wall Street closes in correction territory as stocks tumble
Wall Street closes in correction territory as stocks tumble

The market, in its second-longest bull run, had not seen a correction for two years, an unusually long time. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite added 0.38 per cent to reach 6,803.11. The Australian share market, and other markets in the Asia-Pacific region, have fallen sharply as investors are again caught up in the turmoil on USA markets.

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  • Carolinas HealthCare Renames Itself, Reaches Across Georgia State Line
Carolinas HealthCare Renames Itself, Reaches Across Georgia State Line

The health system also revealed Thursday that it signed a letter of intent to merge with Georgia-based Navicent Health. "We're centered around making a customized tend to every last patient and group we serve", said Gene Woods, president and CEO of recently named Atrium Health.

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  • House passes bipartisan budget deal, ending government shutdown after 5 1/2 hours
House passes bipartisan budget deal, ending government shutdown after 5 1/2 hours

Paul can hold the vote until 1 a.m., and his aides tell CBS News' chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes that he intends to do so. The Senate voted 71-28, reports CNN . "I'm not advocating for shutting down the government ". But Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget , points out the obvious,...

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