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S Korea urges North to talk before military drills restart


Mattis reaffirmed Washington's ironclad security commitment to South Korea , including extended deterrence, and stressed North Korea will face an overwhelming response from the USA, if the regime ever attacked one of its allies. Mattis said he's using the stop in Hawaii to meet with Adm. Harry Harris, the head of Pacific Command, to discuss "a whole range of issues", including Indonesia and strengthening ties with Vietnam. Read More »

Saudi Arabia frees princes held in anti-graft sweep


The prince, 62, had been held at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the Saudi capital, Riyadh , since November 4, when he was detained in the anti-corruption probe being spearheaded by his much younger cousin, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "I have nothing to hide at all". Prince Al Waleed appeared greyer and thinner than in his last public appearance, a television interview in late October, and had grown a beard while in detention. Read More »

FDF wants 'explicit agreement' on market access during Brexit transition

While speaking at the World Economic Forum yesterday, the Chancellor had said he hoped Britain would diverge from the European Union only "very modestly" after Brexit . He added: "I'm in politics, people debate and they have different views and there is a diversity of views on this subject in all parties". Despite this, a transition period is what's on the menu for Britain come March 2019. Read More »

Senate moderates unable to end U.S. government shutdown


In a dramatic late-night session, senators blocked a bill to extend government funding through February 16. With Republicans controlling just 52 seats in the 100-member Senate, they need Democratic support to reach the 60 votes needed to pass the bill. Read More »

Search continues for 4-year-old missing since Wednesday


Kersey said. The pond is about 800 yards away from the boy's home, WNCN reported . If he isn't found today, authorities say the search will become a recovery mission. Authorities do not now believe that foul play was involved, based on the interviews they've conducted with Raul's family members, neighbors or information that's come in from the public. Read More »

Ashok Chakra for IAF commando who died in J&K


Indian Air Force's Garud Commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala will posthumously be awarded the Ashoka Chakra on 69th Republic Day tomorrow. Another army jawan from the Garhwal regiment is also likely to be awarded the second highest gallantry award, Kirti Chakra, for operations in Jammu and Kashmir in August past year. Read More »

Sessions, pressing Trump's agenda, seeks 'merit-based' immigration, end to sanctuary cities


The group of 54 lawmakers sent a letter to the president on Thursday asking him to go against Attorney General Jeff Sessions' attempts to roll back protections on state marijuana laws, reports Marijuana Moment's Tom Angell. Now he has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for attempting to help someone fly from Richmond to Syria to fight for ISIS. "And we're not going - and can not - continue giving federal grants to cities that actively undermine the safety of federal law officers and ... Read More »

ASEAN Leaders Attend India's 69th Republic Day Celebration


The leaders also reaffirmed their commitment to work together closely on common regional and global security issues of mutual concern and ensure an open, transparent, inclusive and rules-based regional architecture through existing ASEAN-led frameworks and mechanisms, including the ASEAN Regional Forum and the East Asia Summit. Read More »

Khurshid defends Rahul on seat row


A fuming Congress hit back at the BJP saying the BJP wasn't doing any charity and the saffron party should apologize for the obnoxious remarks made by its spokesperson. The party also accused the Congress leader of behaving like a "super VVIP". Gandhi was seated in the sixth row, along with Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad. Read More »

Southampton agree fee with Monaco for Carrillo


Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino reveals that Guido Carrillo is close to joining from Monaco , but may not be ready in time to face Brighton & Hove Albion. 'I am someone that will give my all, try my hardest and do whatever is asked of me by the manager, ' Carrillo said. 'I like to be active in and around the box to put away chances which for strikers is clearly the most important thing. Read More »

Netanyahu: Germany's Chancellor 'Understands Our Concerns'


Earlier this month Netanyahu backed Trump's criticisms of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), an agency dedicated exclusively to serving Palestinian refugees throughout the Middle East, and suggested that USA funding to the organization be instead rerouted to the UN body responsible for all other refugees in the world. Read More »

How to Watch the State of the Union


Ted Kennedy did so in 1982 when Ronald Reagan was president. "We are ecstatic that Delegate Guzman will give the Spanish-language response to the State of the Union address", said House Democratic Leader David J. Some political observers believe the three-time congressman will appeal to working- and middle-class voters, who the Democrats would argue have been neglected by Trump, despite his campaign pledges. Read More »

Frustrated by Russian Federation investigation, Trump turns ire toward Rosenstein

Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, did not immediately return a call for comment Thursday night. John Dowd, an attorney for the president, declined to comment. Ron Hosko, former chief of the FBI's criminal division, said the president has placed himself in a potentially "precarious" legal position that also will make a looming interview with Mueller's investigators even more complicated. Read More »

Deaths of wealthy Toronto couple ruled double homicide


The post-mortem examination concluded that both deaths were caused by "ligature neck compression", signaling a type of strangulation. The Toronto Star also quoted sources close to the family investigation as using the words "contract killing" and "staged homicide" to describe the couple's death. Read More »

Three Matches Announced for "Royal Rumble" Kickoff Show


There's been speculation that Rousey's debut would be a ideal fit for the event, which takes place at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, but she has personally debunked those talks. According to Dave Meltzer from Wrestling Observer, one legendary superstar might enter the Royal Rumble as a surprise entrant. Some of the legends who have fought in the Royal Rumble matches are Booker T, Bret "The Hitman" Hart, Stone Cold, The Million Dollar Man, Razor Ramon, Shawn Michaels among others. Read More »

EPS for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Expected At $0.73

In the case of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT), Zacks tracked 8 brokers to create the consensus EPS estimate. The company has a market cap of $8.9 Billion. Lsv Asset Mngmt invested in 3.75M shares. Kennedy Capital Mngmt holds 548,949 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. (NYSE:AWK) for 10,375 shares. Manufacturers Life Co The owns 1.54 million shares or 0.14% of their USA portfolio. Read More »

US Hits Russian Vitality Companies With Sanctions


The list also now includes Sergey Topor-Gilka, head of the Russian engineering company Technopromexport, as well as multiple subsidiaries of oil producer Surgutneftegaz, the Treasury Department said. The United States has imposed sanctions on 21 people and nine companies linked to the Russia-backed conflict in eastern Ukraine, the latest effort by Washington to put pressure on groups most actively involved in the almost 4-year-old conflict. Read More »

Britney Spears finishes $137 million Vegas run, goes on the road


Her Las Vegas residency may be over, but Britney Spears has the world for her stage. Denise TruscelloBritney Spears' Las Vegas residency at the Axis at Planet Hollywood wrapped up on New Year's Eve. Three performances had to be canceled due to a 2015 ankle injury, and a couple of shows had to be rescheduled, but generally the show continued uninterrupted during its four-year run. Read More »

United States senate hopeful rants about women with 'snake-filled heads'


Senate. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), his Senate opponent, comparing them to Disney villains. As for his future daughters, he wants them to "have their own intelligence, their own dignity, their own workspace and their own degrees; I want them to build home based enterprises and live in homes shared with good husbands", but he concludes, "I don't want them grow up into career obsessed banshees who forgo home life and children and the happiness of family to become nail-biting manophobic ... Read More »

United States government shutdown: what is behind the stalemate?


Trump , who made a last-ditch bid to avert the shutdown by meeting with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer hours before the Friday night vote, slammed the Democrats for refusing to climb down from their demand that the spending bill must also address the " Dreamers " issue. Read More »

Trump ordered Mueller fired, but White House counsel threatened to quit


Mr Trump also believed Mr Mueller he had a conflict of interest because he worked for the same law firm that was representing Mr Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and also that he had been interviewed to return as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation the day before he was appointed as special counsel. Read More »

At Least 37 Dead After Fire In South Korean Hospital


Several injured are in critical condition and the toll is feared to increase, fire officials said. President Moon Jae-in called Saturday for additional efforts to prevent unnecessary casualties and damage in accidents, one day after fire at a local hospital in Miryang left more than three dozen people dead. Read More »

Philippines' Mayon volcano shoots lava fountains as much as 700 meters


Respiratory illnesses are possible because of the series of ash falls, she said. "There are some people who don't want to leave but the local governments are forcing evacuations ", he said. Elsewhere, residents accustomed to Mayon's fury have gone about their lives as the volcano repeatedly spewed red-hot lava and ash columns into the blue sky over the past weeks, including in Legazpi, where shopping malls, restaurants and coffee shops continue to buzz. Read More »

One dead, two injured in shooting in central Amsterdam


The location in the Grote Wittenburgerstraat/Centrum Oost area, has been sealed off by authorities. The shooting victim was male, paper reports . Activities including a cooking club for children were taking place at the youth club. Police have confirmed that several shots were fired. One victim was said to have been resuscitated by emergency workers called to the scene. Witnesses also told de Telegraaf the firearm used in the attack resembled a "Kalashnikov" assault rifle. Read More »

Eted welcome: military band greets U.S. leader in Davos


Mr Trump showcased the country's roaring economy and made a pitch to the world leaders that "America is open for business and we are competitive once again". Trump, who has called an agreement to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict the "ultimate deal", said Thursday that he had taken Jerusalem- one of the thorniest issues - " off the table ", although USA officials have stressed repeatedly that the decision has no impact on negotiations over the borders or sovereignty of the holy city. Read More »

Air Force adding upgrades to A-10 jets, a Davis-Monthan mainstay


Current refrigerators on the plane date to 1990. Former President Barack Obama's senior adviser Eric Shultz greeted the news with a tweet that read "we would have been impeached". Although Trump has shown his knack for eating fast food while flying, Air Force One requirements show that at least 3,000 meals must be on the planes at all times. Read More »

Mi 6X hands-on photos leaked images surfaces online ahead of its launch


Now, a Twitter-based tipster has revealed some new images that appear to be those of the Xiaomi Mi 6X . The rear features the iPhone X-like dual-camera and a fingerprint sensor. What does the "case" of this device show us? However, Xiaomi has already confirmed that it will be present at the upcoming MWC 2018 to be held in Barcelona next month. Read More »

Kabul blast: Ambulance bomb kills at least 40, wounds 140


As the number of wounded persons increased, Jumuriate hospital witnessed chaotic scenes outside as nurses and doctors rushed to treat the wounded lying in the corridors. Reporting from the scene ToLOnews journalist Gulabuddin Ghubar said he saw at least 20 ambulances racing away from the scene taking the wounded to hospital. Read More »

Conflicts and wars benefit no one: Indonesian President


The welcome ceremony was also attended by ministers from both the countries. "We are equally grateful to be able to live in democratic manners", he said. During his meeting with the Indonesian president, Hussain asked his counterpart to consider the matter on humanitarian grounds, read a statement released by the President House. Read More »

Trump expresses openness to shifting DACA deadline

Pro-immigration groups said the proposal would reduce overall immigration by half, and was aimed at bringing more Caucasians into the country. Anti-immigration activists also assailed the plan, though for the opposite reason. On Wednesday night, Mr. Trump held an impromptu press conference with reporters in Chief of Staff John Kelly's office in which he said that he was open to a pathway to citizenship after ten to twelve years for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood ... Read More »