• Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president
Kim Jong Un's sister met with South Korea's president

The two Koreas have been divided since the conflict ended in a ceasefire in 1953, and the democratic South has risen to become the world's 11th-largest economy, while the North has stagnated under the Kim family's rule. Moon spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said Saturday that Moon told Kim Yo Jong that the North and South should continue to build condit...

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  • Pakistan to Host West Indies For Three T20Is in March
Pakistan to Host West Indies For Three T20Is in March

Opening batsman Nasir Jamshed's trouble in the spot-fixing scandal widens after he was charged with a series of breaches of Anti-Corruption Code of Conduct by the Pakistan Cricket Board . The trophy that had come to Lahore as part of a journey that sees it travel to 51 countries and 91 cities across six different continents, encouraged other forei...

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  • Powerful Midwest storm grounds flights, closes schools
Powerful Midwest storm grounds flights, closes schools

About 23 million Americans are under winter weather alerts as an arctic front pushes from Montana through the Midwest, CNN meteorologists said. The Des Moines Register reported that three to seven inches of snow fell in northern Iowa Friday morning.

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  • Carlos Carvalhal: Swansea put 'all the meat in the barbecue', says manager
Carlos Carvalhal: Swansea put 'all the meat in the barbecue', says manager

The Portuguese, previously a stranger to English football, was met with the usual dose degree of scepticism when he was appointed as Sheffield Wednesday's manager in the summer of 2015, replacing the relatively popular Stuart Gray in the hope he could guide the club to "where they want to be, the Premier League", as Wednesday chairman Dejphon Chans...

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  • US House passes budget bill to end government shutdown
US House passes budget bill to end government shutdown

Earlier Thursday, the Senate voted to block a separate defense spending measure - that also included short-term federal funding - largely because it failed to fund domestic programs along with the military. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on the Senate floor Thursday night, during his marathon speech that would ultimately lead to another brief govern...

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  • Pres. Trump Signs Spending Bill, Ends Gov't Shutdown
Pres. Trump Signs Spending Bill, Ends Gov't Shutdown

Although the new budget compromise contained something for everyone, many Democrats and Republicans in Congress expressed their displeasure with it. The bill will also raise the debt ceiling. At about 2:00 a.m. today the Senate approved a budget deal. The California congresswoman has called for the bill to include protection against deportati...

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  • Johnson says to raise detained Reuters reporters with Suu Kyi
Johnson says to raise detained Reuters reporters with Suu Kyi

It included photographs of the victims, hands bound kneeling on the floor before the killing-and of their bodies in a pit after. "This once more attests to the need for a full and thorough investigation by the authorities of all violence in Rakhine State and attacks on the various communities there", United Nations spokesman Farhan Haq told rep...

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  • Olympics show USA and South Korea out of sync on North Korea
Olympics show USA and South Korea out of sync on North Korea

Though it has no real medal contenders and sent only 22 athletes, North Korea has turned out to be a major political player in Pyeongchang. A separate one-page cheat sheet provided by Inje Speedium to its staff points out that North Koreans don't use English words like shampoo and conditioner, which are used in the South.

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  • Olympic: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says IOC boss
Olympic: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says IOC boss

However, Pence could not avoid being seated close to both Kim Yong-nam and Kim Yo-jong in the VIP box at the Opening Ceremony . Pence is leading the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies, where he has worked to pour cold water on warming ties between the two Koreas.

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  • Trump says no to declassifying Democrats' Russia probe memo
Trump says no to declassifying Democrats' Russia probe memo

Rooney expressed frustration with Democrats, but also with the breakdown of bipartisanship in general. It also alleges that DOJ official did not disclose to the court that the dossier was funded in part by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee, and that the Page surveillance application contained information about Tru...

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  • Padmaavat earns Rs. 239 crores at BO
Padmaavat earns Rs. 239 crores at BO

Ranveer Singh walked away with all the laurels for his fantastic portrayal of Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat and we hear that Shahid Kapoor is not too pleased with Ranveer totally overshadowing him in the movie.

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  • 2 police officers shot and killed in Columbus suburb
2 police officers shot and killed in Columbus suburb

ET when they were fired upon. The Columbus Division of Police will be handling the investigation. The City of Westerville has confirmed the second officer shot during a gun battle Saturday has died. "Please continue to follow back for more information", the City of Westerville said on Twitter after the first officer passed away. Westerville i...

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  • Michy Batshuayi promises to copy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang goal celebration
Michy Batshuayi promises to copy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang goal celebration

His cross found Christian Pulisic who slid the ball to the far post where Batshuayi, who signed on loan from Chelsea 10 days ago, scored into an empty net. RB Leipzig had marginally closed the huge gap with a 2-0 win over Augsburg on Friday but goals from Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller gave Bayern the home win and no doubt cheered the 72-y...

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  • Mahrez set to return to training with Leicester
Mahrez set to return to training with Leicester

Another talking point from the match was the reappearance of Mahrez. "Now, away, we can show our progress against this team". On Thursday, Foxes boss Claude Puel said Mahrez would not be selected for Saturday's trip to Manchester City .

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  • 'Trump' & 'Kim' Get Special Escort Out of Olympics Opening Ceremony
'Trump' & 'Kim' Get Special Escort Out of Olympics Opening Ceremony

The meeting was the first time a South Korean president hosted North Korean officials at the Blue House since November 2007, when late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun, the political mentor of Moon, invited then-North Korean premier Kim Yong Il for lunch following a meeting with government officials in Seoul.

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  • Donald Trump Signs Bloated Bipartisan Spending Bill; Hails 'Big Victory' for Military
Donald Trump Signs Bloated Bipartisan Spending Bill; Hails 'Big Victory' for Military

The bill won House approval only after Democrats provided enough votes to offset the opposition of 67 Republicans . Given Paul's objections and the Senate rules, there is a good chance that the federal government will enter into a shutdown after midnight.

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  • Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to Pyongyang
Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults and threats of nuclear war as tensions rose, with Trump repeatedly dismissing the prospect or value of talks with North Korea. "There is no daylight between the United States, the Republic of Korea, and Japan on the need to continue to isolate North Korea economically and dipl...

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  • Andrew Hammond: Olympics could bring diplomacy to the Korean peninsula
Andrew Hammond: Olympics could bring diplomacy to the Korean peninsula

Kim Yo Jong arrived in South Korea on Friday with Kim Yong Nam , the North's nominal head of state, for the opening ceremony in the alpine town of Pyeongchang. Saturday's lunch at the Blue House, as Moon's presidential compound is known in Korea, came shortly after Moon and Kim Jong Un's sister enthusiastically cheered on a unified Korean ...

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  • President Trump Praises Aide Accused of Domestic Violence
President Trump Praises Aide Accused of Domestic Violence

She revisited the accusations that Trump himself has sexually harassed women, allegations he has denied. "He is a friend, a confidant and a trusted professional". Asked if Kelly had expressed a willingness to resign, Gidley said, not to his knowledge. Kelly has said he is willing to resign multiple times in the past over disagreements with the ...

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  • Giriraj Singh booked in land grabbing case
Giriraj Singh booked in land grabbing case

The FIR against Singh and 32 others was lodged on February 2 on the orders of a special SC&ST court where the complainant had filed an application under Section 156 (3) of the CrPC, seeking directions to the police for registering a case against the accused, SHO of Danapur police station in Patna district Sandeep Kumar Singh said.

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  • JD(S) and BSP announce alliance before polls in Karnataka
JD(S) and BSP announce alliance before polls in Karnataka

The alliance was announced on 8th February at New Delhi . This new tie-up is said to change the results in the polls. According to the alliance announcement by BSP's Satish Chandra Mishra and JDS' Danish Ali in the national capital on Thursday, the BSP will contest 20 of the 224 assembly seats in Karnataka.

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  • Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say
Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

The White House official said the invitation didn't undermine or detract from Pence's trip. The opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Friday brought together leaders from around the world, with the United States seated near Japan, Germany, South Korea , and, surprisingly, North Korea .

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  • US Budget Deal to Support
US Budget Deal to Support "Our Great Military"

When asked about Mr. Trump's penchant for controversy through tweets or off-handed remarks, Mr. Ryan said with all Congress has accomplished, they could do without the "white noise". (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images). But the deal's fate in the House is far from certain. One Republican present at the White House round table, Virginia Rep.

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  • Koby Altman says Cavs were 'Marching to a slow death' before deals
Koby Altman says Cavs were 'Marching to a slow death' before deals

Gone where big names like Derrick Rose , Dwyane Wade , Jae Crowder , and Iman Shumpert . Their young core of Brandon Ingram , Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma needs to keep improving this season, as that hope for the future will make Los Angeles a desirable destination for free agents in 2018 and beyond.

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  • Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress
Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress

Paul only delayed the inevitable, with the Senate voting early Friday to approve the bill and the House concurring soon after. President Donald Trump signed the deal into law later Friday morning. It also raises the country's debt ceiling that prevents a first-ever default by the federal government . It also includes: $6 billion to fight the o...

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