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Korea, US Discuss Coordination over Inter-Korean Relations

Korea, US Discuss Coordination over Inter-Korean Relations Kang stressed the position of South Korea that her country will push simultaneously for improved inter-Korean ties and the peaceful resolution of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula. "Should the United States and its followers try to enforce the naval blockade against our country, we will see it as an act of war and respond with merciless self-defensive counter-measures as we have warned rep... [Full Article...]

Up to 43 people still missing after California mudslides; dead identified

Up to 43 people still missing after California mudslides; dead identified The mudslide areas are under mandatory evacuation orders for at least a week, but the sheriff has cautioned residents to plan to be away for a full two weeks. Thomas Tighe said he stepped outside his Montecito home in the middle of the night and heard "a deep rumbling, an ominous sound I knew was. boulders moving as the mud was rising". [Full Article...]

Trump Again Demands Change in Defamation Law

Trump Again Demands Change in Defamation Law He can look all he wants, but he can't do anything about it. Cue cable news fainting anyway. As a presidential candidate, Mr. Trump made sport of the reporters who stood in fenced-off areas during his speeches, often whipping up the crowd against them. [Full Article...]

Country's global trade surplus falls, but grows with US

Country's global trade surplus falls, but grows with US China's exports to North Korea in December declined 23.4 percent from a year earlier to $260 million, Huang told reporters. They had boomed 17.7 per cent in the previous month. On the monetary policy front, most analysts expect subdued inflation expectations to keep the People's Bank of China from tightening too hard. Strength in Chinese exports "is bound to add to US-China trade tensions", Kui... [Full Article...]

United Nations human rights office calls Donald Trump's immigration slur 'racist'

United Nations human rights office calls Donald Trump's immigration slur 'racist' Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. A list maintained by the Washington-based American Foreign Service Association says eight such posts are vacant. Needlessly to say, his comment was not well received. Trump has called himself the "least racist person that you've ever met". Trump did not respond to shouted ... [Full Article...]

Trump Allows States To Add Medicaid Work Requirement

Trump Allows States To Add Medicaid Work Requirement It's a big change from the Obama administration, which rejected overtures from states that wanted to add a work requirement . Take Arizona, one of the 10 states that have applied for federal approval for a work requirement. Medicaid expansion is exactly that type of policy . Democrats and health advocacy groups blasted the federal policy on Thursday, saying it would make it tougher for the m... [Full Article...]

Seth MacFarlane: Troublingly dystopian if Oprah Winfrey ran for president

Seth MacFarlane: Troublingly dystopian if Oprah Winfrey ran for president Mr Trump declared on Tuesday that he thinks he could beat Winfrey in a race to the White House. Even so, for Democrats in early voting states, and perhaps for a public that largely disapproves of Trump's job performance, the notion of a popular media figure as a presidential candidate is not as unusual as it once seemed. [Full Article...]

Patriots Lead Jets 21-3 at Halftime

Patriots Lead Jets 21-3 at Halftime The Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans could seize them with victories in their games, but if they faltered the Los Angeles Chargers and Buffalo Bills had a chance to swoop in for the spoils. Looking ahead to playoffs . With the temperature at 13 degrees and minus-2 wind chill, New York Jets rookie Jamal Adams tried to make a tough-guy statement by wearing no shirt for the pregame warm... [Full Article...]

Flu cases continue to spike in Washoe County, health dept. says

Flu cases continue to spike in Washoe County, health dept. says Peter's . Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii. "Nationally, the flu season may be peaking now", said Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, the director of the CDC , during the media briefing. Flu activity is now tracking closely with the 2014-2015 season, which was considered severe and peaked around this time. "CDC has been in regular contact with influenza antiviral manufacturers regard... [Full Article...]

Candidate for IL attorney general robbed at gunpoint

Candidate for IL attorney general robbed at gunpoint Campaign manager Robert Murphy, who was not with the team during the incident , said Goldstein, Democratic ward committeeman for the 33rd Ward and a resident of Albany Park , was taking promotional images for the campaign with an "in-the-neighborhood kind of" message. [Full Article...]

Palestinians Wounded in Clashes With Israeli Army in Gaza, West Bank

Palestinians Wounded in Clashes With Israeli Army in Gaza, West Bank Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, lambasted Israel's move and said that it "continues with its plan to bury all the chances of a political settlement". Israeli settlements violate the Fourth Geneva Convention, which states that an occupying power can not transfer its population into the territory it occupies. [Full Article...]

USA ambassador to Panama resigns, says he can't work under Trump anymore

USA ambassador to Panama resigns, says he can't work under Trump anymore The Department of State confirmed the departure of John D. Feeley, a career diplomat and former Navy helicopter pilot, stating that the ambassador chose to retire for personal reasons. According to the letter, the U.S. ambassador leaves his position with a feeling of vast gratitude to the foreign government and the citizens of Panama who shared a relationship of mutual friendship, respect and ... [Full Article...]

Farage: We should have a second referendum

Farage: We should have a second referendum Farage first announced his somewhat surprising new standpoint on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff on Thursday, January 11. Former transport secretary and Labour peer Lord Adonis resigned as chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission last month over the Government's Brexit plans. [Full Article...]

Thomas Davis says 2018 will be his last season

Thomas Davis says 2018 will be his last season Davis told the outlet's Brooke Cersosimo that 2018 will be his final season as an NFL player, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, who tweeted the news on Friday afternoon. In 13 seasons, Davis has 1,017 career tackles, 28.0 sacks, 13 interceptions and 18 forced fumbles. In 2014, Davis was named the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year. [Full Article...]

'Dreamers' get reprieve as judge blocks Trump's DACA plan

'Dreamers' get reprieve as judge blocks Trump's DACA plan Late last week, they ostensibly got their reply: The White House sent the exact same document it had released in October, outlining an immigration "framework" that posited an overhaul of asylum laws, stepped-up interior enforcement, and a broad crackdown on legal immigration on the scale of the Trump-endorsed RAISE Act. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump waxwork appears in London after president cancels visit

Donald Trump waxwork appears in London after president cancels visit Bush in 2008. Only a month ago, the USA ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, told the BBC , that he "absolutely" expected the president to visit. Some local residents opposed measures that they felt would detract from one of London's plushest neighbourhoods while others feared not enough was being done to ensure they would not be caught up in any attack. [Full Article...]

Indian-Origin Google Techie Gropes US Woman, Arrested

Indian-Origin Google Techie Gropes US Woman, Arrested Police said Anmol Singh Kharbanda met and struck a conversation with the 52-year-old woman at the hotel bar around 10 p.m. on January 8. However, she managed to push him away and leave the room. After her return from Jaipur, she complained against Kharbanda to the Chanakyapuri police station and hotel security. Kharbanda has been sent to judicial custody and further investigation is on, police s... [Full Article...]

Man Charged with Murder of Rihanna's Cousin

Man Charged with Murder of Rihanna's Cousin Alleyne's father and Rihanna's uncle, Leroy Brathwaite, who was recently charged for selling fake versions of his niece's Puma designer sports gear, has also appealed for an end to gun violence. He was immediately taken to the nearby hospital in a private vehicle but before reaching the hospital, he died because of the injuries. Shortly after the news broke, Rihanna , who spent Christmas ... [Full Article...]

Texas father charged with murder in death of Indian orphan

Texas father charged with murder in death of Indian orphan Wesley Mathews later changed his statement to say that she died after choking while he was forcing her to drink milk, following which he was arrested . An attorney for Wesley Mathews did not immediately return a call for comment. Sini Mathews has maintained her innocence, KTVT has reported. Wesley initially told authorities he left her outside in the middle of the night as punishment for n... [Full Article...]

Team Asia takes surprise early lead at EurAsia Cup

Team Asia takes surprise early lead at EurAsia Cup Atwal praised his 12-man team's positive start - but insisted it was not yet time to celebrate."It's a good start but I don't want to ever sound cocky with a team like Europe", he said.Europe had taken an early lead, with Englishmen Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey defeating Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat and South Korea's An Byeong-Hun for a 4-3 win. [Full Article...]


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