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Worldwide Pope praises joint Korean Olympic teams, Vatican willing to back peace initiatives
Author: 0 Pope praises joint Korean Olympic teams, Vatican willing to back peace initiatives

In meetings with government leaders, military officials and U.S. service members, Pence said he wants to make sure the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics don't distract from North Korea's human rights abuses and nuclear program. and United Nations forces on the peninsula; Brooks' predecessor, retired Army General James Thurman; House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce; Chargé d'Affaires ad interim at the U.S.

Worldwide Attack against Benghazi mosque, 1 dead and 55 injured
Author: 0 Attack against Benghazi mosque, 1 dead and 55 injured

At least one person was killed and 62 wounded, according to a spokeswoman for the city's Al-Jala hospital, Fadia al- Barghathi. Libya's Channel on Twitter also reported of "40 injured being treated at the Al Galla hospital and at Benghazi's medical center".

Worldwide Trump Breaks Silence On Alleged Wife Beating Aide
Author: 0 Trump Breaks Silence On Alleged Wife Beating Aide

Kelly watches as President Trump speaks in a meeting with North Korean defectors. Porter, who denied the "vile" allegations, resigned Wednesday after the ex-wives' accounts of years of verbal and physical abuse were published, along with graphic pictures of Colbie Holderness, his first wife, bruised from what she said was a punch to the face.

Worldwide United States stocks plummet to close in correction territory
Author: 0 United States stocks plummet to close in correction territory

The S&P 500 tanked 100 points to 2,581, off 3.75 percent from the previous day. And the NASDAQ closed 275 points lower, at 6,777. By Thursday, the index of large companies including Boeing and Apple returned to the red for 2018. "Expect more volatility from here", Jeremy Hale, the head of asset allocation and global macro at Citi, said in a note on Thursday. Stocks started to fall in early trading and extended their losses throughout the morning.

Worldwide United States pitches ideas to resolve Lebanon-Israel border row
Author: 0 United States pitches ideas to resolve Lebanon-Israel border row

A U.S. envoy assured Lebanon that Israel was not seeking an escalation between the two sides following a recent war of words, officials from Lebanon and Israel said on Thursday. Tenenti said both parties demonstrated their commitment to preserve stability. The two sides have also almost come to blows over Lebanon's tender for projects in two of its 10 offshore blocks in the Mediterranean Sea, namely Block 4 and Block 9.

Worldwide Another inch of snow possible Friday evening
Author: 0 Another inch of snow possible Friday evening

A significant storm that brought heavy snow and risky travel conditions Wednesday has died down as we head into the overnight hours. "I'm going for a week so it's not major if I don't get there today". The National Weather Service said "travel will be hard to impossible at times". The bulk of flight cancellations affect Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, according to the tracking site FlightAware .com.

Worldwide Syrian civilian deaths: 'As very bad now as it's ever been'
Author: 0 Syrian civilian deaths: 'As very bad now as it's ever been'

If the Syrian government is to recover Eastern Ghouta from rebel forces it would serve as a major knock to their moral, as such for the rebels to control territory close to the President's residence is a symbolic show of strength. The Syrian government was accused of using chemical weapons more than 175 times . The region has been battered in an escalatory government bombing campaign.

Worldwide North Korea, US set for uncomfortable encounter at Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea, US set for uncomfortable encounter at Olympics

Russian State Duma official Mikhail Degtyarev says Russia and other countries will initiate changes in WADA after the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics , following the ban on most of the country's athletes from the Games. It has only deepened over the years as the North closes in on the ability to field an arsenal of nukes that can hit US cities. The United States government is represented by the hawkish Vice-President Mike Pence, who will be accompanied by Fred Warmbier, father of Otto ...

Worldwide How Obdulia Sanchez Reacted To Sentencing For Livestreaming Crash That Killed Sister
Author: 0 How Obdulia Sanchez Reacted To Sentencing For Livestreaming Crash That Killed Sister

Sanchez was 18 when she live-streamed the crash on Instagram , which showed her beside her dead 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez . The crash happened in July near Los Banos when authorities said Sanchez was under the influence when she rolled her auto over, into a barbed wire fence and then a field near Henry Miller Road and Highway 165 outside of Los Banos in Merced County.

Worldwide Coast Guard suspends search in Buzzards Bay
Author: 0 Coast Guard suspends search in Buzzards Bay

James Fennessey, the pilot on the case. "Coast Guard operations are inherently unsafe and our servicemembers face risks every time we launch for a search-and-rescue mission", said Coast Guard Capt. Crews responded to the call but were unable to establish communications. "At this point, everybody has lost any hope that they'll be found alive - it's been so long and the weather is cold, we're completely devastated", Oliveira said.

Worldwide Mike Pence refuses to look North Korean leader in the eye
Author: 0 Mike Pence refuses to look North Korean leader in the eye

Vice President Mike Pence, in an exclusive interview with NBC's "Nightly News", vowed that the USA would protect itself from North Korean nuclear threats by taking whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland". This was met with global sanctions as well as a flurry of insults between President Donald Trump and North Korean state media . In front of the memorial, he reportedly urged Pyongyang to "permanently" abandon its nuclear ambitions.

Worldwide Pelosi pleads for Dreamers after Senate announces budget deal
Author: 0 Pelosi pleads for Dreamers after Senate announces budget deal

The White House reacted positively, saying it is "pleased" that Congress has been able to meet defence spending requirements it requested. Paul explained in an interview with Fox News Thursday afternoon why he blocked the vote on the measure: he objects to the inclusion of the bipartisan budget deal to lift spending caps.

Worldwide Iran wants US, EU to 'make nuclear deal successful'
Author: 0 Iran wants US, EU to 'make nuclear deal successful'

The Euromoney Iran Conference 2018 was attended by hundreds of investors and representatives of banks and financial institutes from European and Asian countries. "We should make efforts and take measures in a way that no country feels threatened by its neighbours, " Rouhani said in the meeting with visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday.

Worldwide Egypt hits militants in Sinai, launches major operation across country
Author: 0 Egypt hits militants in Sinai, launches major operation across country

The Al-Arish International Airport is located roughly 8 kilometers from the headquarters of Egypt's North Sinai Security Directorate. Egypt's Al-Azhar announced on Friday its "full support" for the Egyptian military's new Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018 , calling on all the Egyptian people "to support the fearless men of the army and police in their fight against terrorist and criminal elements".

Worldwide Charity leaders had 'Caligula orgy' with Haitian prostitutes who survived quake
Author: 0 Charity leaders had 'Caligula orgy' with Haitian prostitutes who survived quake

The report raised concerns that some of the prostitutes were underage, stating: 'It can not be ruled out that any of the prostitutes were underage'. Global efforts to help ease the pain of the January 2010 natural disaster that hit Haiti, which the local government says more than 300,000 people and left more than a million homeless, have been criticized for failing to bring help efficiently.

Worldwide Here's Your President, Demonstrably Lying About His TV Ratings
Author: 0 Here's Your President, Demonstrably Lying About His TV Ratings

Thank you for your feedback. Trump has no one but himself to blame for his problems. "They have gone forward with a clear vision and a righteous vision to make America great for all Americans again". The figures cited by Trump - and released by Nielsen - don't include people who watched the speech online, which would obviously add to the total.

Worldwide US Senate Passes Budget Agreement But Does Not Avoid Government Shutdown
Author: 0 US Senate Passes Budget Agreement But Does Not Avoid Government Shutdown

The unexpected turn of events in the Senate underscored the persistent inability of the Republican-controlled Congress to deal effectively with its most basic fiscal responsibilities. A band of tea party Republicans swung against the legislation as well, repelled by its spiraling spending levels. On Thursday, Kentucky GOP Sen.

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