• Conway defends White House aide accused of beating ex-wives
Conway defends White House aide accused of beating ex-wives

Conversations have been going on last week among White House staffers as to what a "post-Kelly world looks like", a source familiar with these discussions said, with Mulvaney seen as a leading contender to eventually replace Kelly . Trump also told reporters on Friday that Porter's departure was "very sad" and that "he did a very good job while h...

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  • Amazing Kane is
Amazing Kane is "a blessing and our future", says Pochettino

This is at least the third time (and probably more ) that they've broken the Premier League attendance record. "For me, it's a very disappointing result because the priority has to be to get into the Champions League from the Premier League [top-four finish]".

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  • Chavez: Kelly sets bad example in White House
Chavez: Kelly sets bad example in White House

White House spokesman Raj Shah had said on Thursday that Kelly was not "fully aware" of the extent of the allegations against Porter until photographs of one of his former wives with a black eye emerged on Wednesday. Sorensen's ex-wife Jessica Corbett told The Washington Post that while they were married, he ran a auto over her foot, ex...

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  • NBC apologizes after praise for Japan's 'example' angers Koreans
NBC apologizes after praise for Japan's 'example' angers Koreans

Japan occupied the Korean peninsula, now home to North and South Korea , from 1910 to 1945, a particularly brutal occupation for which Koreans harbor extreme resentment. NBC said in a statement Sunday it was gratified that local Olympic officials accepted the apology. NBC issued an apology a few hours later.

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  • 2 killed when Turkish helicopter crashes in Syria
2 killed when Turkish helicopter crashes in Syria

Security Council. No more details were given. Wednesday´s strikes hit at least six different locations in Eastern Ghouta, said the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman. Washington, however, opposes their autonomy plans, as does Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. Some 90 per cent of the...

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  • Trump signs US budget bill to end government shutdown
Trump signs US budget bill to end government shutdown

President Donald Trump signed a major budget plan into law Friday, ending the year's second government shutdown hours after it started . Civilian spending is bumped to $591 billion for 2018 and $605 billion for 2019. Ultimately, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., agreed to hold votes on an unspecified immigration bill in r...

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  • South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister
South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

Earlier South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon had hosted a lunch for the Pyongyang delegation at a five-star hotel. The task of Pence's trip, created to distract the world's gaze from North and South Korea's Olympic unification, proved too hard to execute as remarkable images of a smiling Kim Yo Jong , North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's si...

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  • U.S. govt. shut down over budget disagreement
U.S. govt. shut down over budget disagreement

He praised the legislation for its increase in military spending , which he said was the "first time this has happened in a long time". Also means JOBS , JOBS, JOBS! Frustrations mounted as GOP Sen. The budget part of the package was a bipartisan attempt by Senate leaders to end for many months, at least beyond November's midterm congressio...

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  • Trump declines to release Democratic memo
Trump declines to release Democratic memo

The move intensified extreme partisanship surrounding the Russian Federation investigation that is sparking suggestions that Trump is coordinating with Republicans to discredit Mueller's work. "I've read both memos", Amash tweeted . She tweeted that Trump's blocking the memo is "hypocrisy at its worst". His refusal to block the second memo, un...

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  • Pence did not stand for Korean delegation at Olympics opening ceremonies
Pence did not stand for Korean delegation at Olympics opening ceremonies

Pence said Friday that the USA would oppose talks between the two Koreas until the North agreed to open negotiations on ending its nuclear program, and he was silent Saturday on the news of the invitation. "I never thought I would visit (the South) so suddenly and believed much would be unusual and different but I saw many things that were simila...

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  • UN Chief Meets North Korean President at Olympics, Stresses Need for Dialogue
UN Chief Meets North Korean President at Olympics, Stresses Need for Dialogue

Moon was quoted as responding by saying, "let us make it happen by creating the necessary conditions in the future". The two Koreas marched in behind a white flag that was emblazoned with a map of the Korean peninsula depicted in blue. Instead, they said, Kim simply wasn't seated in the area where Pence was receiving well-wishers. But Pyongyang...

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  • Kentucky man kills four people and himself, police say
Kentucky man kills four people and himself, police say

The Lexington Herald Leader says sheriff officials identified the shooter as Joseph Nickell, whose vehicle was later discovered at an apartment complex where two more shooting victims were found. "I have worked in law enforcement for 34 years. This is one of the most disturbing acts of violence I have ever seen", he added. The identities of the ...

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  • North's 'army of beauties' seduces as Koreans' Olympics debut ends in tears
North's 'army of beauties' seduces as Koreans' Olympics debut ends in tears

US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country and South Korea are in complete agreement on the need to maintain pressure on North Korea. Lee's meeting with the members of North Korean delegation, including ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, will take place at the Grand Walkerhill hotel in Seoul , according to Yonhap news agency.

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  • United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea
United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

Nearly half a century after the war that divided Korea, South Korean President Kim Dae-jung arrived in Pyongyang to meet with Kim Jong-il, the father of North Korea's current leader, in 2000 . Meanwhile, according to reports, there were anti-Korean unification protests outside the stadium. Japan and South Korea share a bitter history that in...

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  • Kim Jong Un invites SKorea pres for talks
Kim Jong Un invites SKorea pres for talks

In a surreal mixture of dignitaries, the Olympic Stadium's VIP box included Kim Yo Jong and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam , sitting above and behind U.S. Kim now seems to have decided that his best hope for boosting North Korea's economy, without reversing progress on its nuclear programme, is to weaken the worldwide coalitio...

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  • Sorensen becomes second Trump aide to quit over abuse claims
Sorensen becomes second Trump aide to quit over abuse claims

A second White House staffer also resigned Friday night over an allegation of domestic abuse from a former spouse. The Washington Post reports speechwriter David Sorensen , who worked for President Trump's senior advisor Stephen Miller, resigned as the newspaper was working on a report of allegations by Sorensen's ex-wife, Jessica C...

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  • South Korea's Moon may be on brink of legacy-defining moment
South Korea's Moon may be on brink of legacy-defining moment

The delegation gave Moon a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inviting him to visit the North, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and Moon had reaffirmed their shared stance of maximizing pressure on Pyongyang until it scraps its nuclear weapons program.

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  • President Abbas and India's Premier meeting focus of dailies — Newspaper Review
President Abbas and India's Premier meeting focus of dailies — Newspaper Review

He called for a need to be "alert and to use technology as a means to development and not destruction". "It's going to be tradition meeting technology", Suri said. Construction will soon begin in Abu Dhabi on the region's first traditional stone Hindu temple . "On Sunday, you will see a groundbreaking ceremony, which is going to be live-st...

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  • Protesters say 'Nunes must go' after release of controversial memo
Protesters say 'Nunes must go' after release of controversial memo

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee voted last week to only release the GOP memo . Trump tweeted on Sunday that while "the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on", the Republican memo " totally vindicates " him. Trump, who is in Florida for the weekend, took to Twitter to proclaim his innocence and denounce the investigation a day...

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  • Democrats see partisanship in GOP Pennsylvania district map
Democrats see partisanship in GOP Pennsylvania district map

Wolf has until Thursday to tell the court if he supports it. Pennsylvania Democrats claim the new map does not substantially alter this status quo. "The Republican legislative leaders in the House and Senate have agreed to a congressional district map that complies fully with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's order and opinion", GOP leaders said...

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  • Saudi women need not wear Abayas, top cleric in Saudi says By
Saudi women need not wear Abayas, top cleric in Saudi says By

It is the first time a senior cleric has made such a statement, which may form the basis of Saudi law in the future. Saudi women need not wear the abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of religious faith - a senior member of the top Muslim clerical body said, another indication of the Kingdom's efforts towards modernisation.

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  • President Donald Trump Frets For
President Donald Trump Frets For "Shattered Lives" Of Accused Abusers

The president said "it was very sad when we heard about it" and added that Porter is "also very sad". Porter, whose title was staff secretary, controlled material coming to the president and was frequently at Trump's side. The Washington Post first reported the allegations against Sorensen and his resignation. This comes after the former Celeb...

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  • Shock at sudden death of environmentalist in Iranian prison
Shock at sudden death of environmentalist in Iranian prison

He died in custody less than three weeks later, according a social media post from his son, who goes by the stage name King Raam. His son, musician Raam Emami, tweeted that his father was arrested on January 24, and that the news of his death was released to his mother, Maryam, on Friday.

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  • Trump says unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians
Trump says unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Adelson, who backed Trump's presidential campaign with major financial contributions, is also a long-time friend and supporter of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose rise to political prominence was aided by Israel Hayom's positive coverage.

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  • Assam: Speeding train kills 5 elephants
Assam: Speeding train kills 5 elephants

Locals also alleged that the train was on high speed and that the locals have also informed the nearest railway station about movement of elephants along the railway tracks. It may be mentioned here that there has been a manifold increase in the incidents of elephant crossings during the recent past and trains are constantly slowed down whenever an...

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