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North & South Korea agree to participate in Winter Olympic

North & South Korea agree to participate in Winter Olympic The two countries will field a unified women's hockey team, the first time the two sides will compete as one team. The IOC said it will provide any necessary technical equipment in cooperation with those sports' worldwide federations. He said he hoped the Olympics would "open the world for a brighter future on the Korean peninsula". However, to maintain fairness for opponents, only 22 can suit... [Full Article...]

NA condemns Imran, Sheikh Rashid's anti-parliament remarks

NA condemns Imran, Sheikh Rashid's anti-parliament remarks He said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is ready for the 2018 General Elections in the country. The resolution followed fierce speeches from both, treasury and opposition benches. Imran Khan in a press briefing said he has been a staunch opponent of Pakistan's participation in the war on terror that began after the 9/11 attack on the United States in 2001. [Full Article...]

Tributes for United Kingdom backpacker found dead in Sydney

Tributes for United Kingdom backpacker found dead in Sydney Another friend, Ellie Mackness, remembered Ms Blake for her infectious smile and down-to-earth attitude. The Herald Sun reported that their bodies were discovered by the landlord, who had visited their flat to check the post. A post-mortem has been carried out on her body but police do not have all the results although the Daily Telegraph did report that she had suffered multiple injuries. [Full Article...]

Trump Celebrates Women's March: 'Lowest Female Unemployment in 18 Years!'

Trump Celebrates Women's March: 'Lowest Female Unemployment in 18 Years!' Thousands of women in Washington, D.C. and in cities across the USA and world used the day to advocate for women and human rights issues, which protesters argued would face adversity under the new administration. There was also a continued outrage over Mr Trump's policies and alleged pre-election behaviour, which includes denied claims of sexual assault by multiple women and his boasting of grab... [Full Article...]

The blame game begins as U.S. government shuts down

The blame game begins as U.S. government shuts down Minutes before the midnight deadline expired, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders blamed Senate Democrats on Twitter for the " Schumer Shutdown ", the New York Times report said. Results from the final Senate vote on the Republican bill aimed at thwarting a shutdown were announced around midnight and it was 10 votes short. [Full Article...]

China's economy rebounds with 6.9% growth in 2017

China's economy rebounds with 6.9% growth in 2017 But the government might choose to sacrifice needed reforms in order to uphold popular economic growth targets , wrote analysts Max Zenglein and Maximilian Kaernfelt of the Merics Institute in Berlin. She said: "We're not out of the woods yet: high levels of debt can still affect China's growth further down the line". An economist at Enodo Economics in London, Diana Choyleva also obtained growt... [Full Article...]

Four Al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia strike

Four Al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia strike The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to AP because he was not authorised to speak to the media, said special forces raided the camp in Jame'o village in Middle Shabelle region. A United States sponsored operation by Somalia Special forces on Friday, January 19 rescued 32 children who had been kidnapped by militant group al-Shabab. [Full Article...]

Apple users will be able to disable performance slowdowns

Apple users will be able to disable performance slowdowns For years, Apple had to dispel rumors that it slows down older iPhones so that existing customers upgrade to the newest models. Apple, of course, has advanced to the substantive justification of the practice, but that has not been able to soften impressions. [Full Article...]

Chelsea ace Eden Hazard in brilliant gesture to fan after Brighton hammering

Chelsea ace Eden Hazard in brilliant gesture to fan after Brighton hammering Morata came on as a substitute in the 81st minute and his night was over in the 120th minute after he was also cautioned for diving before immediately being shown a second yellow for dissent towards the referee. The home side had a chance of pulling one back in the 50th minute, as Propper's header hit the post. Marcos Alonso was beaten to the ball by the determined Italian, whose poked effort was ... [Full Article...]

Republican Congressman Removed From Ethics Committee After Report Of Sexual Harassment Settlement

Republican Congressman Removed From Ethics Committee After Report Of Sexual Harassment Settlement According to the report, published Saturday, Meehan is accused of expressing romantic interest toward a younger female staff member and then becoming "hostile when she did not reciprocate". Meehan is being removed from his position on the committee, and Ryan told Meehan that he should repay any taxpayer funds that were used to settle the case, Ryan's spokeswoman said. [Full Article...]

Nasa trials nuclear reactor to power settlement on Mars

Nasa trials nuclear reactor to power settlement on Mars If humans have any hope of sticking around on Mars for longer than a few days, they will need some form of power to sustain themselves. It could power habitats and rovers, or entire grids to allow for mining operations, or it could break down frozen water into hydrogen for fuel and oxygen for breathing. [Full Article...]

Samantha Bee Fires Back at #MeToo Critics, Addresses Aziz Ansari Accusations

Samantha Bee Fires Back at #MeToo Critics, Addresses Aziz Ansari Accusations The #MeToo movement is supposed to be about addressing the sexual inequalities and power dynamics between men and women within different aspects of their lives. She said she gave verbal and non-verbal indication that she wanted to slow down, but Ansari was persistent. Ansari, who has a reputation for being a comedian with respect for women and who wore a "Time's Up" pin at the Golden Globes,... [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn dominates in Italy to win World Cup downhill race

Lindsey Vonn dominates in Italy to win World Cup downhill race The overall World Cup leader now by almost 1,000 points, Shiffrin finished seventh on Saturday. She got off to a slow start, trailing in 13th in the first downhill training run in the Italian Dolomites this week, but moved up to fifth in the second training run before her third in the race. [Full Article...]

DHS Secretary Nielsen Beneath Oath: 'I Did Not Hear That Phrase Used'

DHS Secretary Nielsen Beneath Oath: 'I Did Not Hear That Phrase Used' He gets plenty of exercise on the golf course and at the White House complex, the president told Reuters on Wednesday. Co-host Meghan McCain asked Durbin if publicly disclosing what Trump said hurt any progress being made on a deal on the fate of almost 800,000 Dreamers - immigrants brought into the U.S.as children. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid stars pushing to sign Neymar

Real Madrid stars pushing to sign Neymar There's a lot of Real Madrid fans who want Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid . Five-time victor of the "Golden ball" Cristiano Ronaldo is one step closer to the return of " Manchester United ". The 1998 Champions League victor, said Marca: " Neymar is a player that I love, he has magic and he will make many Real Madrid fans very happy". [Full Article...]

Pakistan raises case of Kulbhushan Jadhav in UNSC debate

Pakistan raises case of Kulbhushan Jadhav in UNSC debate Briefing reporters after returning from a UN Security Council visit to Afghanistan, she said the Afghanistan government has asked the 15-member powerful wing of the world body to step up pressure on Pakistan. "These mindsets differentiate between "good" and bad terrorists", he said. These mindsets refuse to see the reason for peace. He said the Islamabad's mindset was "reluctant to join hands in... [Full Article...]

Water crisis: Cape Town council curtails De Lille's powers

Water crisis: Cape Town council curtails De Lille's powers Limberg said the dire situation was being worsened by some people ignoring a push for residents and visitors to use no more than 87 litres of water per person per day. A maximum 25 litres of water will be provided to each person every day, officials said. The hospitality industry also said it was doing its best to help, limiting showers to two minutes and using water used for washing dishes and ... [Full Article...]

Apple Plans Massive Hiring Spree

Apple Plans Massive Hiring Spree In making the announcement , Apple pointed out that it is already the US's largest taxpayer, and following recent changes to the tax law, it anticipates repatriating tax payments of approximately $ 38 billion as a result of lower U.S. Apple has also stated that it will be attempting to create 20,000 new jobs during these 5 years. Apple plans to spend more than $10 billion in capital expen... [Full Article...]

The world's view of the U.S. has plummeted since Trump took office

The world's view of the U.S. has plummeted since Trump took office The measure, the lowest since Gallup began tracking it worldwide in 2007, signals an 18-point drop from a year earlier, when 48 percent approved of the national influence under former President Barack Obama . The poll was taken before Trump undertook a series of moves that are popular in Israel, such his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and his threats to defund UNRWA and the... [Full Article...]

Baker Mayfield reveals the place he'd like to play, or vacation

Baker Mayfield reveals the place he'd like to play, or vacation Rudolph set more than 50 program records during his time at OSU, but he has generally been viewed as being behind the likes of Oklahoma's Mayfield, UCLA's Rosen, USC's Darnold and Wyoming's Josh Allen . Of course, some of that is probably height-related, as Brees is on the (very) short list of established National Football League quarterbacks with similar statures to Mayfield. [Full Article...]


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