In Eastern Ghouta, which lies east of the capital and has been besieged since 2013, residents had no time to mourn their dead or treat their wounded from the previous day of bombardment. Ankara has denied such charges. Syrian state-run media said Thursday a rare US strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort "to support terrorism".
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", South Korean officials said on Saturday, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years. The military should remain on high alert to ensure that invaders could not violate the North's sovereignty "even by 0.001mm", he said."Long live!" cried the assembled troops, some of them in tears at the sight of the leader.
The opening ceremony will be attended by the North Korean leader's sister and other senior officials. Through a statement provided to Yonhap News Agency on Thursday, the International Olympic Committee said it has asked North Koreans to return the free handsets after the event .
Earlier Friday, Pence went to even greater lengths to avoid Kim Yong-nam at a dinner put on by South Korean president Moon Jae-in. It was the 10th time South and North Korea have done so under a unified flag at major sporting events since 2000.
Behind this storm system, a new storm is dropping out of Canada and is expected to bring more snow for the Midwest and Northeast for Thursday through Saturday morning. National Weather Service said additional snow accumulations of two to four inches (5-10 cm) are expected in Chicago area till Friday evening. The central and northern Rockies also will see heavy snow, the weather service said.
The National Commission for Women ( NCW ) told mid-day it had received two complaints against Murthy last year - one around mid-year that was forwarded to the Maharashtra State Commission for Women, and the other in December that was forwarded to Maharashtra DGP's office.
It was a moment that may well define these Olympic Games: first came smiling athletes walking side by side under a flag of Korean unity. Still, Kazianis said, North Korea "wanted to make a point" to the United States that it will not give up its weapons programs.
The border fence will stop the flow of militants crossing into both countries unchecked, Asif said, adding that Pakistan also considers the return of more than 2 million Afghan refugees critical for peace. Pakistan and Afghanistan have 235 crossing points, some frequently used by militants and drug traffickers, of which 18 can be accessed by vehicles, according to a report by the Afghanistan Analysts Network research group in October.
Early Friday, Pence traveled to the South Korean Navy's 2nd Fleet Command in Pyeongtaek, 70 kilometers south of Seoul , to visit a memorial for the South Korean warship Cheonan, which was sunk by an explosion blamed on the North. The sister of the North Korean leader has arrived in South Korea , dressed in a black coat and absorbing a barrage of camera flashes. The North's delegation will travel by plane on Friday, landing at Incheon airport near Seoul , the South's unification ministry ...
The rant has had some cut-through, with ESPN already picking it up. " Ben Simmons has the potential to be Australia's greatest ever basketballer". The nine Australian now flying the flag for our nation in the National Basketball Association include an indigenous Australian, four children of immigrants and two refugees.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters at the White House that he's optimistic that Congress will give the Pentagon the funding it needs. The Senate passed a massive, bipartisan deal early Friday morning, that could end a brief government shutdown before most realities of the shutdown actually set in.
Israel has shot down several drones that previously tried to infiltrate its territory. Syrian state media said that Syrian air defenses opened fire in response to an Israeli act of " aggression " against a military base, they have downed "more than one [Israelil] plane".
Among the smaller states category, Mizoram was categorized as a front-runner - with the highest observed performance among the Smaller States. Kerala has topped among large states on overall health performance in NITI Aayog's Health Index, while Uttar Pradesh appears at the bottom though it has shown big improvement in the recent past.
Senior White House officials were aware for months of the allegations made against Trump's staff secretary, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday after Porter resigned. "He was surprised. He like many of us, did not see that in Rob Porter ", Shah answered when asked about President Trump's reaction to the allegations.
Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. Rob Porter , the former White House staff secretary, resigned on Wednesday after news outlets published his ex-wives' allegations. Trump didn't answer a question about whether he still supports Kelly, McGahn or Communications Director Hope Hicks, who has been in a romantic relationship with Porter.
Now the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates that will happen next year. Other Democrats like Rep. John Yarmuth (Ky.), who sits on the House Budget Committee, say the bill needs to pass: "If Democrats can not support this kind of compromise, Congress will never function".
His first wife, Colbie Holdneress, came forward with a picture of herself from 2005 sporting a black eye . Two ex-wives have accused Porter of domestic abuse , which he denies. And, you know, you have to look at him also. Sorensen told the Post in a text message that he stepped down because he "didn't want the White House to have to deal with this distraction".
Around 100 protesters hoisted U.S., South Korean and Israeli national flags as delegates and the public arrived for the opening of the Pyeongchang Games. OK, so you can not have missed it: two nations sharing the same peninsula, divided by a border which has so much more than geographical significance marched together as one.
The Nasdaq rose 69 points, or 1 per cent, to 6,847. "What's happened here is an understanding that inflation is returning and that the central bank quantitative easing that we've grown accustomed to is coming to an end", says Jim Bianco of Bianco Research.
Late a year ago, Kendall Jenner opened up about her own troubles with stalkers on an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians , telling her sisters she different men lingering outside her home at least twice a week. Bella Hadid in Times Square promoting her modeling calibration with Bulgari in time for New York Fashion Week . "It gets a lot better once you have to talk to people every day", she continued.