Following the Russian Olympic Committee's suspension, the Olympic Athletes from Russia are competing at the Games in PyeongChang under the Olympic flag. Canada's two-time Olympic medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the team ice dance short program, with USA siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani in second place.
A senior USA administration official told reporters that Pence did not discuss North Korea's invitation to Moon when the two leaders watched short track speed skating together. ally and to potentially ease pressure on its sanctions-crippled state. Although South Korea has been a trenchant supporter of Trump's campaign of "maximum pressure" against North Korea, Moon has been keen to use the Olympics to pry open the door to better relations with its adversary.
Kim Jong-un has invited South Korean president Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for a near-term meeting that, if it takes place, will mark the first summit between the North Korean supreme leader and his southern counterpart. Kim. A South Korean government official said Seoul's stance was that separate talks with North Korea by South Korea and the United States should both lead the denuclearisation of the North while sanctions and pressure continue to be applied.
Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which had condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling selling of "pakoda" an employment, will be presenting Mr. Be that as it may, he also has to take care of environmental concerns. Another obstacle for BJP and Amit Shah have come in the form of a National Green Tribunal notice to the Centre and Haryana government, over a petition seeking a reduction in the number of motorbikes at Amit Shah's rally.
MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked why women who are serving in the White House are not resigning amid the Rob Porter scandal and President Donald Trump's response to the domestic abuse allegations. Tapper pointed out that "strong women get abused" too, which Conway acknowledged. Sexual misconduct claims have hit a growing list of influential men around the world after.
Colonelganj inspector, Awadhesh Singh said, "A restaurant owner, Amit Upadhyay informed police Saroj and his friends had come to the restaurant on Saturday night". "I was hit with chairs too, but I managed to escape". An FIR has been lodged against three persons. The SSP said, "Cops are looking for one Singh, a resident of Sultanpur, who is posted as a TTE with the Indian Railways, and two of his accomplices who were involved in thrashing the law student outside the restaurant".
The Turkish military later said nine more soldiers were killed in separate incidents but did not give details. The Turkish General Staff also said on Saturday that the armed forces " destroyed " 36 targets and " neutralized " 79 militants in the airstrikes carried out in the Afrin region overnight.The Turkish Operation Olive Branch in the Afrin region in northern Syria entered its fourth week on Saturday.
Moon also faces the risk of a backlash at home. Though South Korea is hosting the Winter Olympic Games for the first time, the nation has some experience in the world of worldwide athletics, having hosted the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul .
Vikki Campion (right) is now pregnant with the Deputy Prime Minister's child. Room was made for the expectant mother of Mr Joyce's child in the office of Mr Drum after she lost her senior advisor role in Senator Canavan's office, following his resignation from Cabinet over his Italian citizenship in July.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Putin, his Russian counterpart, spoke by telephone on Thursday and agreed to strengthen military and security service coordination in Syria , according to the Kremlin. In the Eastern Ghouta, the last major rebel area near Damascus, residents described one of the most extensive bombing campaigns of the war, with multiple towns being hit simultaneously and people driven into shelters for days.
Several other leaders including Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president Su Thirunavukkarasar, CPI (M) State secretary G Ramakrishnan and DMDK leader Vijayakant have opposed the move. The DMK stated that former chief minister had been convicted in a disproportionate assets case and therefore wasn't eligible for such the honour. "The firms and companies were operating from the residence of Jayalalithaa and it can not be accepted that she was unaware of the same even though she feigned ...
The trooper was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a final assault against the holed-up militants , a police officer said. "Fortunately 2 terrorists are in cordon & exchange of fire going on". He challenged the suspects. But the gunmen hurled grenades and opened fire from automatic weapons, the sources said. An alert was sounded after the two terrorists were found approaching towards CRPF camp situated in Srinagar .
This is our capability. "The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is not a military organisation, but we have discipline like the military", he had said. Bhagwat, who is now on a 10-day tour of Bihar, was addressing a gathering of RSS workers in Muzaffarpur, Bihar on Sunday .
A Western intelligence agency told the BBC past year that three branches of the SSRC, including the one at Jamraya, were being used to produce chemical munitions in violation of a deal that saw Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad agree to destroy his chemical arsenal after a 2013 deadly Sarin attack against civilians in Damascus.
Kim Jong-un wanted to meet Moon "at an early date", a spokesman for the Blue House said . "She ( Kim Yo Jong ) is not charming, she is a dictator's sister", Laila said."She is not looking after North Korean people". Meanwhile, five gold medals are up for grabs on the first day of full competition in the Winter Olympics today, which features the debut of a unified Korean ice hockey team.
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. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence didn't discuss the invitation with Moon Saturday while they watched a speed-skating event, a senior White House official said.
Thomas Vermaelen is also out with a hamstring injury, while fellow centre-back Samuel Umtiti is suspended. Getafe returned to La Liga last summer and have been hard to beat in the Primera Division this term, losing narrowly to both Barcelona and Real Madrid at home before ending Valencia's unbeaten record back in December.
The House Republican leaders whose accusations of FBI surveillance abuses launched a partisan war of classified memos are pledging to continue their investigation, with one important difference: no more memos. "We do support our troops, but I think most troops would tell you they would rather be taken care of than march to the president's tune down Pennsylvania Avenue", Swalwell said.
The exclusion zone was implemented at 10pm the same day to ensure public safety, police said. It is unclear how long the runway would remain shut for and travellers expecting to depart from the airport today have been left in limbo as they wait for it to reopen.
A White House official said Pence did not interact with Kim Yo Jong or Kim Yong Nam who were seated a row behind the USA vice president during the opening ceremony. The North and South held summits in Pyongyang in 2000 and 2007, both hosted by late Kim Jong Il, the father of Kim Jong Un. The visit of the delegation, which included North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong, intrigued many in South Korea , but also met scepticism about the North's sincerity and willingness ...