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Worldwide Helicopter carrying at least 7 people crashes in Grand Canyon
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Hualapai Police Chief Francis Bradley said the helicopter, likely used for a tour, was from Las Vegas, Nevada. The four survivors were being treated at the scene. It also says it abides by flight safety rules and regulations that substantially exceed the regulations required by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Worldwide Turkey resumes airstrikes on Syrian Kurdish enclave
Author: 0 Turkey resumes airstrikes on Syrian Kurdish enclave

Earlier in the day, the Turkish General Staff reported about five servicemen killed in Afrin operation, including two servicemen killed during the crash of a Turkish ATAK helicopter in the area. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Saturday accused Syrian forces of carrying out "no-holds-barred" military offensives. Fresh air strikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Friday, the fifth straight day of a bombing campaign that has killed more than 220 ...

Worldwide John Kelly needs to go
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He said strongly yesterday that he is innocent, but you will have to talk to him about that'. And on Friday, White House speechwriter David Sorensen quit after his ex-wife went public with allegations that included, among other things, that he once ran over her foot with a auto and stubbed out a cigarette on her hand.

Worldwide Second WH aide resigns over domestic abuse claims
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CNN previously reported that a source familiar with the matter said Porter's ex-girlfriend called White House counsel Donald McGahn in recent weeks to inform him of abuse allegations , and added that whatever McGahn did with the information clearly wasn't enough.

Worldwide With extraordinary political theater, Winter Olympics begin
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The personal invitation from Kim was delivered verbally by his younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, during talks and a lunch Moon hosted at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. A visit by Moon to the North would enable the first summit between leaders from the two Koreas since 2007, and would mark only the third inter-Korean summit to take place.

Worldwide India and UAE share a vibrant relationship: PM Modi
Author: 0 India and UAE share a vibrant relationship: PM Modi

Modi thanks the UAE which provided some 30 lakh people from India a home like environment, away from home. Despite the growing friendship between India and Israel, history was in the making as Narendra Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine.

Author: 0 Trump Decides Not to Declassify the Democratic Rebuttal to the FISA Memo

The White House notified the House Intelligence Committee on Friday that the president was "unable" to declassify the Democratic memo because of national security concerns. Dianne Feinstein, calling the GOP memo, coordinated by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes "misleading". Feinstein said in a statement.

Worldwide Condolences pour in following demise of Asma Jahangir
Author: 0 Condolences pour in following demise of Asma Jahangir

Born in Lahore in Janurary 1952, Jahangir dedicated her distinguished career to defending the rights of women, minorities, and children from religious extremism, honor killings, and blasphemy laws. Asma was often criticised by the right wingers for her stance towards freedom of speech and against use of religion to curb progressive voices. Bakhtawar Zardari, the daughter of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto took to the micro-blogging site, "Shocked to hear @ Asma_Jahangir passed away.

Worldwide Joint Korean Women's Hockey Team Competes for First Time in Olympic History
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Despite threatening to bomb each other off the face of the earth, North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be hanging out with each other in downtown Seoul on Friday. Then the North Korean cheerleaders showed up. They were also served North Korean-style fermented fish and white "kimchi" or fermented cabbage. A player from Switzerland is being challenged by Korean hockey players Kim Se-rin and Randi Heesoo Griffin.

Worldwide UN Security Council declines to call for Syria ceasefire as fighting worsens
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Paris and Washington agreed they were ready to respond in a coordinated manner to any new chemical attack by the Syrian government. "The Secretary recently talked about this and let me just underscore and highlight some of the important things that we would like to see take place in regard to Russian Federation as it pertains to Syria: They need to stop using chemical weapons, Syria does", Nauert said.

Worldwide Operation Olive Branch: Turkish military helicopter shot down in Syria operation
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United Nations aid officials appealed for a month-long humanitarian truce to allow aid to be delivered and the sick and wounded brought out for treatment. "The frustration is two-fold". On January 20, Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG ) militia in the Afrin region, backing Syrian rebels with air strikes and ground troops.

Worldwide Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria
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Eleven Turkish soldiers were killed on Saturday, including two military personnel when a helicopter was downed, in the bloodiest day in Ankara's offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria . Turkey considers the group a terrorist organization and an extension of an insurgency within its own borders that has fought for Kurdish autonomy for more than three decades.

Author: 0 United Nations human rights chief condemns bloody week in Syria

Military says only terror targets are being destroyed during operation. All planes returned safely, the statement added. Unconfirmed Turkish media reports had said that Turkey halted flights after Russia closed the airspace over Afrin after militants shot down a Russian Su-25 fighter jet in Idlib province on February 3.

Worldwide North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president
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Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to U.S. officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed officials from Pyongyang.

Worldwide Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say
Author: 0 Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

Kim Yong Nam , the North's nominal head of state who was also at Saturday's meeting, said "even unexpected difficulties and ordeals could be surely overcome and the future of reunification brought earlier when having a firm will and taking courage and determination to usher in a new heyday of inter-Korean relations".

Worldwide Led Coalition Forces Strike 'Syrian Pro-Regime' Forces
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Syria and Russian Federation condemned America's military presence in Syria as "illegal" on Thursday after an overnight confrontation in which USA warplanes bombed pro-Syrian government forces as they approached a US -supported base. In January, Syria vowed that it would eject U.S. troops from the country, but since then the United States announced plans to stay there long enough to counter Iran's growing influence.

Worldwide Showers Friday; Rain and Storms This Weekend
Author: 0 Showers Friday; Rain and Storms This Weekend

In fact, the warmer than normal temperatures will stick around with highs averaging in the 40s for much of next week! Most rain ends as the upper disturbance lifts northeast by Saturday evening. Mostly cloudy skies are expected with highs in the upper 30s. Right now it looks like some thunder will be possible Saturday but we won't see much of a severe weather threat.

Worldwide Pence: 'No daylight' between United States, allies on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence: 'No daylight' between United States, allies on North Korea

An inter-Korean summit would be the third of its kind, after Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il met the South's Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007 respectively, both of them in Pyongyang. But privately, officials said Pence expressed concern to Moon about his more conciliatory tone toward North Korea. The two entities drew the interest of the public to such level that the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2018 was becoming a light affair.

Worldwide North Korea's Kim invites Moon to Pyongyang for summit
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim invites Moon to Pyongyang for summit

It has dispatched a delegation of almost 500 people - mostly musicians, dancers, and an all-female cheering squad - and has been pushing its participation as a sign of willingness to work with Seoul, through greater exchanges, to ease what has been a year of very high tensions on the peninsula.

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