• Highlights Of The Pyeongchang Olympics Opening Ceremony
Highlights Of The Pyeongchang Olympics Opening Ceremony

The officials said it was fair to say both Pence and the North Koreans rebuffed South Korean President Moon Jae-in's efforts to facilitate a meeting between North Korea and the US. Pence and the North Koreans have been an awkward presence at the Games to say the least. Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo-jong - were also in the box, seated in a row behind ...

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  • Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia
Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia

There is a respectable amount of snow within the upper reaches of the Greenbrier River basin. The main concern on Sunday will be continued flooding in creeks and some rivers, which could cause roads to become flooded. But we're still mostly in the "getting-out-dryness" stage rather than the "saturated-for-flooding" stage. The soggy weather contin...

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  • Double-decker bus crashes in Hong Kong suburb, killing at least 18 people
Double-decker bus crashes in Hong Kong suburb, killing at least 18 people

A double-decker bus has crashed in Hong Kong killing 18 people and injuring almost 50, officials say, APA reports quoting BBC. It was not immediately known what caused the accident. Images of the scene showed the passenger bus lying on its side, with the top of the bus appearing to have been ripped off. The southern Chinese city promotes it...

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  • Olympics: Sweden's Kalla wins 1st gold medal of Pyeongchang Games
Olympics: Sweden's Kalla wins 1st gold medal of Pyeongchang Games

Kalla broke free from the pack at around the 11-kilometer mark of the 15-km race, stretching her lead to approximately 10 seconds at one point, and held off a late charge by silver medalist Bjoergen and bronze victor Krista Parmakoski of Finland.

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  • Abe, Moon vow to improve strained ties
Abe, Moon vow to improve strained ties

South Korean President Moon Jae In and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed yesterday to improve frayed ties between the USA allies, both of them threatened by nuclear-armed North Korea. The South Korean president is also scheduled to hold a bilateral summit with President Mark Rutte of the Netherlands later in the day, following his lunch wi...

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  • The Biggest Justice Department Official Yet Just Stepped Down
The Biggest Justice Department Official Yet Just Stepped Down

Trump has always been publicly raged against the probe - which he frequently describes as a "witch hunt" - and reportedly called for Mueller to be sacked over the summer, but backed off when White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to resign.

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  • Trump on Ex-Aide Accused of Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'
Trump on Ex-Aide Accused of Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'

Kelly's arrival in his new post on Monday could signal a new stability at the White House, but only if Mr. Trump gives him the authority to crack down on the behavior of his other aides". It also makes it extraordinarily hard to move that individual to another agency that requires clearance, the source said. In November, the White House heard b...

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  • Winter Olympics: ban on 47 Russians upheld
Winter Olympics: ban on 47 Russians upheld

In December, the International Olympic Committee banned 43 Russian athletes for life from the Olympics, but CAS overturned the suspensions of 28 athletes and partially upheld 11 other appeals - decisions International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach described as "extremely disappointing and surprising" last Sunday.

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  • Not trading Tyreke Evans will hurt the Memphis Grizzlies
Not trading Tyreke Evans will hurt the Memphis Grizzlies

That kind of thinking is risky and perhaps the Grizzlies deserve some credit for being principled in their approach. According to USA TODAY's Celtics Wire, the Grizzlies preferred to acquire Marcus Smart in exchange for Evans and a second-round draft pick, or a first-round pick in exchange for just Evans.

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  • Severe winter storm to hit U.S. lower Great Lakes region
Severe winter storm to hit U.S. lower Great Lakes region

Counties in IL that will be affected by the Winter Storm Watch are Lake, DuPage, Cook, Will, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, LaSalle, Kendall as well as Grundy county, along with Lake and Porter counties in Indiana. By mid-morning, more than 1,200 flights had been scrapped and another 715 delayed largely at Chicago O'Hare, C...

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  • Dem Senator's Ties to Russian Oligarch Earns 'Wow!' From Trump
Dem Senator's Ties to Russian Oligarch Earns 'Wow!' From Trump

A top Democratic Senator has been caught having extensive secret communications with lobbyist who worked for a Russian oligarch-in an effort to gather damning information on President Trump . Earlier Thursday, Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition activist, alleged that Deripaska may have provided the Kremlin with information about the Trump camp...

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  • Georgia officer killed while trying to serve arrest warrant
Georgia officer killed while trying to serve arrest warrant

Price said Maddox and his wife were the parents of one child and were expecting another. A police officer was shot dead and two sheriff's deputies were wounded on Friday in a small Georgia town by a gunman who was then killed, the county sheriff said.

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  • Canada-Philippines helicopter deal sparks human rights concerns
Canada-Philippines helicopter deal sparks human rights concerns

The helicopters, Bell said, were to be used for missions including disaster relief, search and rescue, passenger transport and utility transport. It became an issue of human rights, as Canada is afraid the 412s would be used against Filipino citizens.

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  • Lawmakers face deadline for producing new Congressional map
Lawmakers face deadline for producing new Congressional map

There is also a congressional election happening, notably in the 1st Congressional District, where Democratic Rep. The 2011 redistricting map differed so significantly from the 100 simulated maps, that the expert concluded "with well-over 99.9 percent statistical certainty that the [2011 Plan's] creation of a 13-5 Republican advantage in Pennsy...

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  • Immigration bill knocked by Trump
Immigration bill knocked by Trump

House Republicans are now set to try and pass another temporary funding measure, which may be dead-on-arrival in the Senate , where it is unlikely to receive any Democrat support necessary to meet the 60-vote threshold. When most Democrats voted to shut down the government two weeks ago, Republicans' took to blaming their Democratic collea...

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  • Asm. Cristina Garcia Responds to Allegations of Misconduct, Takes Unpaid Leave
Asm. Cristina Garcia Responds to Allegations of Misconduct, Takes Unpaid Leave

But after pressing three male lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct past year to resign or take a leave, she said she will step aside while the Assembly investigates allegations that she groped and harassed a young staffer in 2014. According to the lobbyist, it wasn't the first incident where the assemblywoman had made overtures. She is said to ...

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  • Egypt closes Gaza border due to anti-jihadist operation
Egypt closes Gaza border due to anti-jihadist operation

Abdel-Aal said that he is closely following the Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018, which aims to thwart all terrorist plots threatening the security of Egypt , the statement added. They later extended to several other provinces including Cairo and started to target the Coptic minority via church bombings and shootings. In November 2017, at le...

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  • Russian Federation denounces United States coalition airstrike at UN
Russian Federation denounces United States coalition airstrike at UN

Amid a flurry of air and artillery strikes in the area, Tafour and his neighbors are trying to protect themselves by waiting out the bombings in the basements of their homes. The overnight attack, which a US military official earlier said killed about 100 of the attackers, added another layer to the Syrian conflict that is once again plunging i...

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  • Ascertaining details of Indian national's detention in Maldives
Ascertaining details of Indian national's detention in Maldives

Yameen has cracked down on civil liberties since coming to power in 2013, imprisoning or forcing into exile almost every political leader who opposes him. In 2016, Nasheed was given asylum in the United Kingdom after he was convicted under the Anti-Terrorism Act of Maldives for arresting Criminal Court Judge Abdulla Mohamed though worldwide rights ...

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  • WhatsApp to get stickers and group video calling features
WhatsApp to get stickers and group video calling features

The payments will be done through UPI (Unified Payments Interface) but for now, it's showing a list of banks along with the linked bank account. Moreover, there also seem to be some issues with adding your bank account. Facebook , which bought WhatsApp for a record $19 billion back in February 2014, has already added a peer-to-peer payment ...

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