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Gotze scores on Dortmund return


HSV were superb in the first half to belie their disappointing league standing as Dortmund failed to register a shot on target before half-time. There were whistles from disappointed Dortmund fans at the break. As promised, the Belgian striker celebrated with a somersault. Pulisic missed a glorious chance to make the points safe but substitute Mario Gotze grabbed a second in injury-time to extend Peter Stoger's unbeaten record at the helm to seven Bundesliga matches and lift BVB to third ... Read More »

Jerusalem recognition 'high point' of first year in office


Speaking to the Israeli media, the United States president confirmed his commitment to support Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to facilitate a peace process with the Palestinians. Speaking to the Sheldon Adelson-owned Israel Hayom , Trump noted the December 6 recognition as a highlight. "I think that both sides are going to need to make significant es in order to achieve a peace agreement". Read More »

Ohio LEOs killed in shooting, suspect in custody


Two police officers in the Columbus suburb of Westerville were shot and killed in the line of duty Saturday afternoon, Westerville police said. The second officer died after being taken to a hospital. Police say a suspect is in custody but provided no other details. Investigators said they will release more information throughout the day. Westerville is located 15 miles north of Columbus. Read More »

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

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. She said that brother asked Moon to visit the North's capital at the " earliest date " possible for what will be a third inter-Korean summit. The U.S. Read More »

S Korea's Moon and North's ceremonial head of state to attend


Still, it was widely believed to reflect USA suspicions toward the recent rapprochement between the two Koreas. Saturday's meeting follows a brief encounter between the two parties at the Olympic Opening Ceremony Friday, in which Moon twice shook hands with Kim Yo Jong. Read More »

Read the White House letter denying release of Democratic memo

Despite Trump's objection to its release and command that it be rewritten, the issue may be out of his hands. White House counsel Don McGahn says in a letter to the committee that the memo contains "numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages" and asked the intelligence panel to revise the memo with the help of the Justice Department. Read More »

Dearborn declares snow emergency effective 9 pm Friday


A snow emergency means no parking is allowed on any city street until the snow emergency has expired or been cancelled. With 8 to 12 inches of snow in the forecast, the village is asking people to refrain from traveling Thursday night and Friday if at all possible. Read More »

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Position Increased by First Dallas Securities Inc

However, the stock is trading at -4.5% versus recent highs ($32.67). About 48.70M shares traded. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC)'s price-to-sales ratio of 3.56 is creating a long-term opportunity in the value in its stock. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Buy" on Sunday, August 13. ( NYSE:NI ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. As per Monday, November 21, the company rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray. Read More »

Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official


The sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un attended the Pyeongchang Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday. North Korea has sent some of the highest level officials ever to the south for these games, the result of diplomacy by Seoul that led to an agreement between the two countries - still formally at war - to participate together in the Winter Games. Read More »

Hours from deadline, US Congress to vote to avert shutdown

The bill, which extends government funding for six weeks, raises the federal debt ceiling and increases federal spending limits for the next two years, would break the cycle of government funding crises in time for what is set to be a bruising campaign for November's mid-term elections. Read More »

U.S. vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off


She flew to Greece to watch the torch get officially lit, so it was only fitting that she would be the one to finish things in PyeongChang. President Moon responded to the invitation by saying "we should accomplish this by creating the right conditions", adding that talks between North Korea and the United States were needed for the improvement of North-South relations, and requested that North Korea be more active in talking with the U.S., according to Kim Eui-kyeom. Read More »

Trump, Modi discuss Maldives


While India and USA have been working toward strengthening economic as well as military ties, the situation in the island nation of Maldives has also become a concern for the two nations. As envoys for the Yameen administration have been sent to China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, the USA joined India in condemning the political crackdown. Read More »

Speaker Paul Ryan: House will pass spending bill if Democrats are onboard


The bill, which extends government funding for six weeks and raises the federal debt ceiling , would break the cycle of government funding crises in time for what is set to be a bruising campaign for November's mid-term elections. The text of the deal, stretching more than 600 pages, was released late Wednesday night, revealing provisions large and small that would go far beyond the basic budget numbers, reports The New York Times . Read More »

Trump signs spending bill into law, ending short shutdown


But on Thursday, three of the four top congressional leaders took note of a rare moment of bipartisanship since Mr. Trump took office. The White House says it supports Senate passage of a budget deal that would funnel an additional $300 billion to the Pentagon and domestic programs over the next two years. Read More »

Pence out to counter NKorean 'propaganda' at Olympic games


The spokesman said Moon replied that the two countries should continue to work toward improving their relationship so a summit could take place. The United States believes North Korea, which has sent a team to the Games, is using the event for crude propaganda, and US officials say Pence is going there to try to counter that. Read More »

Russian Spy Plot Article Shows It's Time to 'Drain the Swamp'


The money was delivered to a Berlin hotel room in September and was intended as the first instalment of a $US1 million reward, according to U.S. officials, the Russian and communications reviewed by the Times , the newspaper reported. The NSA only said "all N.S.A. employees have a lifetime obligation to protect classified information". According to The Times , the US worked through an American businessman based in Germany who met with the Russian in several locations, while American ... Read More »

College Basketball: Duke Blue Devils at North Carolina Tar Heels


John's last weekend. The Blue Devils were not ready to play, perhaps looking ahead to this week's game against the Tar Heels . The two trees in the post for the Blue Devils, 6'10 Wendell Carter, Jr. What's the most interesting individual matchup you'll be watching Thursday night? Maye is scoring 18.3 points per game, and also adding more than 10 rebounds per game. Read More »

President Trump refuses to release Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe


Adam Schiff, "he is unable to do so at this time". If the president does not block or otherwise limit the Democrats' memo by Saturday night, the Intelligence Committee will be free to release it to the public without redactions. The Nunes memo claims investigators improperly used the unverified Trump-Russia dossier to get a surveillance warrant against Carter Page. But it's hard to avoid the hypocrisy here of a White House that is now sending this memo back to the same committee that ... Read More »

Routine vote nearly forces House to relive Pelosi's marathon speech


Here's my guess about what she's up to. The development comes a day after the White House sent apparently contradictory signals on the possibility of a shutdown . Pelosi said her question to Ryan was simple: Why can't there be a vote? Most media analysts ( not all ) claimed that the Republicans "won" the January mini-shutdown. Read More »

Syria Warns Israel of 'Grave Ramifications' of Alleged Airstrike


Air strikes killed six people in Eastern Ghouta , a pocket of towns and farmland east of Damascus where the death toll has climbed to more than 230 in the last four days - the area's deadliest week since 2015, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group. Read More »

Pelosi gives longest US House speech in more than a century


In an attempt to force the Republican-controlled Congress to act on the issue, Democrats blocked legislation that would've prevented last month's brief government shutdown . Rep. Eric Swalwell of California said that while he supports a DACA fix, his concern was more about the size of the deal. Pelosi said she wants House Speaker Paul Ryan to guarantee a vote on an immigration package on the House floor , similar to what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would do for the ... Read More »

Oppn MPs meet Prez, seek SC-led probe into Loya case


Rahul Gandhi, who led the Opposition delegation told reporters outside Rashtrapati Bhawan that an overwhelming number of MPs felt that there is something suspicious in the death of Loya and two more that took place thereafter. "A senior judge died under suspicious circumstances". "We believe that if lives of judges and lawyers are jeopardised for doing their duty, then democracy is under grave threat...." The Congress said that Khandalkar' s body was found in the District Court, Nagpur, ... Read More »

Westwood joins lead at Perth


But an even par 72 was enough to maintain a share of the lead alongside England's Lee Westwood, the pair 8-under and holding a one-shot cushion over on a packed leaderboard. Sean Crocker, Lucas Herbert and Olesen finished in a tie for second at 10-under and each collected $8333. We just waited all day. "It was just - it just draws a lot from your concentration because it's hard to get the ball close and you're having 20, 30, 40, 50, 60-foot putts where you're not really hitting too bad of ... Read More »

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


And now, Mr Kim has invited the South Korean leader to a summit in Pyongyang at the "earliest date possible". What we witnessed in Pyongyang, and we witnessed again yesterday, on the eve of the Olympics - what [South Korean] President Moon [Jae-in] said last night, he hopes will be an Olympics of peace - was once again an effort on the part of the regime in Pyongyang to display their ballistic missiles, to display a military that continues to make menacing threats across the region and across ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out


According to the Geekbench's listing, the mysterious device which was spotted with Snapdragon 845 Chipset running on an Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. The redesign of the speaker port could indicate we might finally see stereo loudspeakers on a Samsung flagship smartphone , which would be a welcome feature - as Samsungs flagship loudspeakers sound average at best. Read More »

Pence meets S. Korean leader, vows United States support

US Vice President Mike Pence avoided encountering North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Young-nam during a reception dinner ahead of the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday, underscoring chilly relations between Washington and Pyongyang . Read More »

Pyongyang invites Moon for possible summit talks

Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, arrives at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea, Friday, Feb. Past "charm offensives" have been interpreted as North Korea trying to recoup from crippling sanctions on their nuclear program, or trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its USA ally. Read More »

More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say


The Cleveland Cavaliers underwent a massive makeover Thursday ahead of the trade deadline, and the world of social media exploded in response. Playing well below championship level in what could be LeBron James' final season with with his hometown team, the Cavs have made a decision to go for broke. Read More »