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Kim Jong Un Invites South Korea's President To North Korea

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A man impersonating US President Donald Trump (R) and another impersonating Kim Jong-un pose in the stands during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018. About 800 conservative protesters gathered in central Seoul to tear up photos of Kim Jong Un and condemn Moon for being too soft on North Korea. The Korean women's hockey team, the first in Olympic history to combine players from North and South, lost 8-0 to ... Read More »

Duke Blue Devils vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds Preview 02/11/18

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The 6-foot-11 Bagley is the ACC's leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 21.2 points and 11.4 rebounds this season. Marques Bolden , a sophomore center who scored eight points at Carolina, offers another possibility while the Blue Devils could also go with Jack White, a strong, athletic defender who rebounds well. Read More »

Cyclone Gita: NZ and Australia monitor path of storm

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The Red Cross said residents were racing to identify strong buildings to which to evacuate and clean up debris such as loose wood or metal that could turn into risky missiles during expected winds of up to 185 kilometres per hour. "We are anxious because it looks like it will hit in the night time as well but heavy rain and flooding is always a problem on the main island with water settling because it is quite flat", he said. Read More »

Don't mention the score: N. Korean media silent on 8-0 loss

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Mr Kim had invited Mr Moon to a summit in Pyongyang, an offer extended by his sister and special envoy in a letter she handed to Mr Moon during talks and lunch on Saturday. Vice President Mike Pence for his "anti-DPRK activities" when he was attending the opening ceremony , which Pyongyang said were aimed at disturbing the Olympics. Read More »

Coast residents lose power in freak storm

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The cities of Logan and Brisbane were most affected, with more than 55,000 homes in Logan and 32,000 homes in Brisbane losing power. The wild weather saw 90 kilometre per hour wind gusts recorded in some areas. Authorities say a number of schools have been affected and some may be closed on Monday. In Brisbane, fans of United States band Paramore had to evacuate Brisbane's Riverstage venue before the show began, running for cover as a spectacular and risky light show unleashed. Read More »

Tough Turkey talks await Tillerson

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Israel said it destroyed an Iranian drone that entered its airspace, and an Israeli plane was shot down over Syria. According to a press statement issued here on Thursday by Ms Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson, Mr Tillerson will travel to Amman (Jordan), Ankara (Turkey), Beirut (Lebanon), Cairo (Egypt), and Kuwait City (Kuwait) during this period. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's sister heads home after whirlwind SKorea visit

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Korean coach Sarah Murray, a 29-year-old Canadian, dressed three of the 12 North Korean players assigned to her team for the game - forwards Kim Un Hyang, Jong Su Hyon and Hwang Chung Gum. While Moon did not hesitate to shake hands and smile with his North Korean visitors, Pence didn't appear to even look in the direction of the North Korean delegation during the Friday event. Read More »

VP Spokeswoman to CNN: 'Let's Not Whitewash North Korea's Record'

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But both South Korea and the U.S. has been cautious about the talks, saying there will not be progress without North Korea giving up nuclear weapons . The UN spokesman said Guterres did not meet with Kim's sister. Mr. Moon, who wants to harness the Olympic spirit to pave the way for talks over the North's weapons programme, warmly shook hands with both Kim Yo-jong and Kim Yong-nam. Read More »

South Korean President Meets With Kim's Sister

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in had a luncheon earlier Saturday with the North Koreans, while Pence declined opportunities for contact with South Korea's neighbor to the north. The "North Korean players are holding our players back", said Anthony Jeon, 24, a law student. But Mr Moon, a liberal who has always wanted to engage the North, will also have to convince a good portion of his own people who are deeply wary about North Korean intentions. Read More »

Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks

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Pence also has promised the US will soon unveil "the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever". "It is a promise between the two countries and the foundation of our bilateral ties", Abe told reporters after meeting Moon in Pyeongchang, where he will attend the opening of the Winter Olympic Games. Read More »

Trump aide's abuse scandal bruises White House

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Kelly has faced scrutiny over his handling of domestic violence accusations against staff secretary Rob Porter , who resigned last week after two ex-wives publicly accused him of physical abuse. President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday, posting about recent shakeups at the White House. President Trump bashes the cultural climate which is quick to judge and punish those accused of crimes, without receiving due process for their alleged actions. Read More »

Harry Kane is 'Spurs' present and future': Mauricio Pochettino

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The reality of football that we have seen over and over again is if you punch above your weight financially, clubs will come in and try and take your best players. I think a clean sheet against United, clean sheet against Arsenal and I think we deserved more against Liverpool but only took a draw. But Wenger, who was challenged in his post match press conference about Keown's lacking hunger comments, insists that Kane is simply a world-class striker. Read More »

Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

The UK-based group monitors the war in Syria . According to Turkish media, Ankara's aerial campaign was briefly halted after Russia closed the airspace over Afrin , as a result of the downing of a Russian jet in neighbouring Idlib province. Read More »

Government Shutdown begins past midnight, Feb 9

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The California congresswoman called for the bill to include a provision shielding so-called Dreamers, young immigrants who entered the USA illegally as children, from deportation. "I ran for office because I was critical of President Obama's trillion-dollar deficits ", Paul said on the floor. Paul and other conservative Republicans opposed the bill that adds almost $400 billion to the budget , raises debt limits and spending caps, and includes numerous tax breaks for select ... Read More »

BJP wants to free tripura of CPI(M) misrule: Ram Madhav

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The Left front has questioned BJP government over implementation of seventh pay commission in Manipur. Shah slammed the CPM Government over poverty and unemployment by saying, "The situation in Tripura has gone from bad to worse in the last 25 years of Communist misrule". Read More »

Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

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During the parade, it displayed the Hwasong-14 and -15 intercontinental ballistic missiles that are thought capable of reaching the USA mainland. The Post , for example, quoted former Korean analyst at the CIA Sue Mi Terry, who called Kim Yo Jong "the Ivanka Trump of North Korea ". Read More »

President Trump Signs HISTORIC TWO-YEAR Budget Agreement

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Rand Paul prevented the deal from advancing Thursday. That's why immigration advocates haven't given up hope, even though they condemned Democrats and Republicans for voting on government funding without a Dreamer fix. Reps. William Keating, Stephen Lynch and Niki Tsongas voted for the deal. "Ultimately, neither side got everything it wanted in this agreement, but we reached a bipartisan compromise that puts the safety and well-being of the American people first", said Speaker of the ... Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea invites South president to Pyongyang

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in met a 22-member North Korean delegation, which was led by its ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam at the South Korean presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House) on Saturday. The meeting comes after the USA warned against engagement with Pyongyang. Mr Pence even the skipped a dinner at which he was supposed to share a table with the North Korean Head of State. Read More »

NBC benches Olympics analyst over remarks deemed offensive to Koreans

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The network was left red-faced by the comments of former journalist Joshua Cooper Ramo , who worked as a commentator during coverage of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The petition had more than 10,000 supporters on Sunday. NBC has sidelined one of its Olympic analysts for saying that the Japanese occupation of the Korean peninsula was an important moment in South Korea's economic transformation. Read More »

Second White House aide resigns over domestic violence allegations

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He also responded to Trump's tweet Saturday in which he didn't mention a zero-tolerance policy but said: "Peoples (sic) lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation". "But it was very sad when we heard about it". White House officials have faced criticism for their handling of the Porter episode, after initially offering statements supportive of him. Read More »

Pence says 'no daylight' between United States and allies on North Korea

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Ms Kim and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam made up the most senior delegation from the North to visit the South since the Korean War in the 1950s. A photo of shirtless Taufatofua originally went viral during the 2016 Olympics. As athletes from the 92 countries competing in the Games marched in, shots from NBC's primetime coverage of the Opening Ceremony showed a large swath of empty seats behind him, giving the impression that turnout for the Opening Ceremony was low. Read More »