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PyeongChang organisers cyber-attacked during opening ceremony

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Against the background of the Winter Olympics in PyongChang, North and South Korean leaders are planning to meet for the first time in over a decade, Seoul announced on Saturday. As for sharing Moon's box with the North Koreans, the officials said they knew in advance who was going to be in Moon's box to watch the opening ceremony . Read More »

Dustin Johnson has share of midway lead

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Rumford, who led by two strokes after the opening round, shot a par 72. "Chipped in for birdie, so I was like, 'You're forgiven'". Hossler, who hails from Mission Viejo, California , competed at Texas from 2013-16. Johnson and Gretzky have had a visible bond since Johnson started dating Gretzky's daughter, Paulina, in 2012. If that's the case, he might have a problem. Read More »

Freezing Rain Warning in Effect

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Snow mixed with ice pellets may accumulate 2cm to 5cm by Sunday morning before changing to freezing rain. While Quebec City will be spared the brunt of the freezing rain, it will also see some on Sunday night. All residents are urged to be cautious when outdoors, as surfaces such as roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy and slippery. The weather agency says travel conditions may be hazardous. Read More »

Highlights Of The Pyeongchang Olympics Opening Ceremony, In Photos

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It did not mention Kim Yo Jong , the young but influential sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un , who is also part of Pyongyang's delegation and has been the focus of widespread attention. "Our delegation's visit to South Korea is only to take part in the Olympics and hail its successful holding". But the vice president, per reports from CBS News and the Associated Press , neither interacted with Jong nor stood to recognize the joint North and South Korea team that entered for the ... Read More »

Winter Olympics: Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? North Korea's presence creates confusion

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang kicked off on Friday with the two Koreans marching under unified flag in an opening ceremony themed around peace and future. Before the host nation walked out of the tunnel, there were plenty of notable entrances by the Olympic participants. "That's the team he's going to be cheering for all Olympics ". Read More »

Syrian Defenses Shoot Down Israeli F-16

IDF spokesman Ronen Manelis earlier said: "We identified an Iranian drone UAV which took off from Syrian territory". The Syrian attack resulted in air raid sirens being activated in the Golan Heights and Beit She'an, but no casualties were reported . Read More »

PM Modi meets King Abdullah II of Jordan

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At a joint press statement with Modi , President Abbas acknowledged that the Indian leadership has always stood by peace in Palestine. People of Palestine have continuously shown exemplary courage in extremely tough times, in spite of the fact that there was an unstable environment. Read More »

Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria

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Throughout the course of the Syrian conflict, Israel carried out a number of raids over the border against alleged Iranian arms shipments to Hezbollah. Rafi Beyar, the head of Haifa's Rambam Medical Center, said the pilot was in stable condition after suffering injuries to his chest and abdomen. "My heart is with you and your comrades, and I hope that I will meet you soon". Read More »

Rally in support of immigrant rights held in Manhattan

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In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY, activist Ravi Ragbir , who is subject to an order for deportation because of a 17-year-old wire fraud conviction, and five immigrant-rights groups allege that their advocacy has made them subject to harassment, surveillance and arrests by U.S. Read More »

Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo

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The release of the memo was blocked by Trump on Friday, kicking off a new skirmish between Democrats and the White House . The White House allowed the Nunes memo to be made public. Rosenstein is now overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether there was any connection between Russians and Trump associates during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

South Korea's president hosts North Korea delegation, including dictator's sister

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The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games that began on Friday, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programmes a year ago and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington. She is the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. An International Olympic Committee spokesman said drones that were scheduled to be used in the opening ceremony were not deployed. Read More »

Amid Political Row, Centre Releases Rs 1269 Crore For Andhra Pradesh Projects

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The entire amount is allocated to different heads but the largest share has been granted to the Polavaram multi-purpose project, which is the biggest bone of contention between the ruling party of Andhra Pradesh and the Centre. Lending support to the issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that his party supported the "just demands" of Andhra Pradesh for special category status. Read More »

EC announces bypoll schedule for Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats

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Adityanath and Maurya had resigned as Lok Sabha members in September a year ago after being elected to the Uttar Pradesh legislative council. Dinesh Sharma is the other deputy CM. However, the election would be interesting one if there is an united candidate of the opposition against the BJP. The bypolls for the two Lok Sabha seats will also be a test for the Congress and the Samajwadi Party. Read More »

South Africa's Ramaphosa clears diary, pushing for Zuma…

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The expected successor to South African President Jacob Zuma said he has not offered Zuma immunity from prosecution as part of a deal to leave power, South African media reported Thursday. Edward Zuma said that "no amount of words" could express the family's disappointment, which is why they chose to issue the apology. Doctors and psychologists are ready to help the victims, who may meet the president before being released to their families if there are no security issues, he said. Read More »

Winter Olympics: N.Korean athletes, cheerleaders participate in welcome event

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The South Korean President has been invited to travel to North Korea, following a formal invitation from the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders since 2007 . The South Korean President has been seeking to maintain a dialogue mood between the two Koreas by making the PyeongChang Winter Olympics "a peace Olympic". Read More »

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

This item corrects that Kim Yo Jong is the leader's sister. The U.S. and the North should quickly resume dialogue, he said. The invitation was delivered by Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North Korean leader, when she and other members of the North Korean delegation ate lunch with Moon at the presidential palace. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony FREE livestream

The Olympic Winter Games kicked off on Friday in PyeongChang, South Korea with an opening ceremony themed around peace. USA college student Otto Warmbier was captured in North Korea in 2016, authorities said for stealing a sign praising leader Kim Jong Un . Read More »

Hardik dubs Mamata 'lady Gandhi', gets offer to join Trinamool

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Patel said "I will definitely come as Didi has urged me to campaign for Trinamool Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. All non-BJP parties should unite to fight against the government which has been trying to divide the country", he told Bengali news channel ABP Ananda. Read More »

'Justice for Colten' rallies planned across the country

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Bernard said she wants to see changes in the Canadian justice system, particularly in the jury selection process . "Her mother is actually a throat singer", she said. The verdict drew condemnation from federal justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, who said Canada "can and must do better". The courtroom is packed with Boushie's friends and family. Read More »

Snow storm leaves roads treacherous

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According to Channel3000.com, The heaviest snow is now expected to fall over northern IL and southern Wisconsin - about 5 to 7 inches of snow with locally heavier amounts is now expected from Madison southward into northern IL. "As a result, we placed White, Benton, Cass and Miami counties in a "transitional" zone and those locations could see 1" to 4". Because of the timing, the evening commute Thursday shouldn't be impacted much, but Friday morning will be quite messy. Read More »

McDonald to be ratified as new leader of Sinn Féin

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But we now have a very peaceful and democratic way of achieving it. "On other things, we can agree to disagree. But if faced with courage, need not be lived again'". "We are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon", she said. He said it would be too simplistically to tie Irish unity to Brexit but said his efforts had certainly been helped by the Leave victory. Read More »

Sacred Mysteries: A Valentine flambé for Ash Wednesday dinner

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For observant Catholics, the confluence of Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day may present a challenge. Both purposes are beneficial I think to our personal and spiritual growth. The First Congregational Church of Bethel (FCCB) and St. Thomas' Episcopal Church will offer Ashes to Go as part of a nationwide movement that has clergy and lay people visiting transit stops, street corners, coffee shops, and college campuses to mark the foreheads of interested passers-by with ashes and invite them ... Read More »