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'If US is sidelined, 2 Koreas can work towards peace and stability'

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Talks to work out the details resumed this week, with the two sides announcing Wednesday that they would march together at the opening ceremony and field a joint women's hockey team. But it's still not clear how many North Korean athletes will come to Pyeongchang because none are now qualified. But Mr Bradley told CBC North Korea would never "waver" on its long-established strategy of aggression. Read More »

Tom Brady a non practice participant with a hand injury

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So when Marrone was hired to replace Bradley last January, high on his to-do list was to change the culture in Jacksonville. As of Thursday night, 53 percent of the money bet on the spread of the AFC Championship Game at William Hill was on New England. Read More »

Flake not ruling out presidential bid

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Last month, Flake was caught on hot mic criticizing both his party and its figurehead. Since Trump took office about a year prior, Flake has been one of the more basic voices inside the president possess party. Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake donated $100 to Democrat Doug Jones writing "country over party" on the check. U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One to depart as he returns home to the U.S. Read More »

Montana Can Continue Funding CHIP Through Mid-March

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If Congress fails to reach a deal to avert a government shutdown at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, federal workers won't be the only ones worrying. It would reauthorize the popular Children's Health Insurance Program for six years and delay some Affordable Care Act taxes. Read More »

CNN Poll Confirms Democrats Out Of Touch On Shutdown

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But a senior White House official told CNN it wouldn't look good if Trump was at his Mar-a-Lago resort during a government shutdown . The House voted late Thursday on a patchwork bill to fund the government through February 16, but a mix of Senate Democrats and Republicans appears poised to reject that legislation and refuse to pass a new budget, ushering in the first government shutdown since 2013. Read More »

Doctor says Trump fit for duty

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The physical took place on Friday (Jan.12) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is a routine practice; however, Trump's exam has been under heightened scrutiny due to questioning of his mental stability. Apart from this, Trump has no problems in vision, head, ears, nose, and throat. Trump has made no attempt to hide his weakness for unhealthy foods, posting a photo of himself aboard his campaign plane with a bucket of fried chicken, bragging about the chocolate cake at his ... Read More »

Twitter Notifies 677k Users of Russian Election Propaganda

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The company also said in a post on Friday that it will notify 677,775 people to let them know that they either liked, retweeted or followed Russian-linked accounts, following a request from Sen. Twitter has been working with United States congressional investigators to determine the full scale of Russian attempts to exploit social media during the election. Read More »

University commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with community events

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St. Petersburg police Chief Tony Holloway said his department positioned officers across Midtown this year rather than waiting for trouble calls from the after-parade celebration. King and his beliefs meant to them", he says. "Hope right now is the cry of our nation as well as many neighborhoods across the United States", he said. Read More »

California couple David and Louise Turpin appear in court in captivity case

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David Turpin was also charged with one count of a lewd act on a child by force. David and Louise Turpin appeared in a Riverside courtroom on Thursday afternoon and pleaded not guilty . Hestrin alleged the Turpins themselves were well fed; they would tease the children by setting out pies on a counter and not letting the youngsters have any. Read More »

Trump Has Lowest Approval Rate in US History

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This disparagement has created a ripple effect with USA citizens, with only 32 percent saying they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media , according to recent Gallup poll numbers. It is the lowest rating in the history of the poll for any president ending his first year. The previous low of 34 percent was reached at the end of the Bush administration. Read More »

North Korea cancels Olympic preparation visit to South

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Removing American troops would give the North the excuse it needs to invade South Korea using the thousands of artillery pieces dug into the hills within firing range of Seoul. The reconciliation mood between the Koreas began after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in a New Year's speech that he was willing to send a delegation to the Olympics. Read More »

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

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Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that cleared the House Thursday evening, seeking to shape a subsequent measure. I know we are all frustrated by the pace of negotiations on spending, but joining Democrats to shut down the government plays right into the Democrats hand. Read More »

Over to Senate as House passes stopgap measure

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The sit-down comes after a morning of Republicans and Democrats blaming one another for the lack of an agreement on a short-term spending bill . "What's missing in this conversation is the complete dysfunction of congress and its inability to actually complete an appropriations process", said Marc Short, White House Director of Legislative Affairs. Read More »

Is Trump's doctor OK?

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Ronnie Jackson said in a brief statement. "I had no intention of doing one ", Jackson said, the Daily Mail reported. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin appeared on ABC's The View Wednesday to defend his account that President Trump called African nations "s-hole countries" at a White House meeting last week on immigration. Read More »

Bitcoin crashes below $10000 as regulatory fears dampen crypto bulls

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Other virtual currencies have been falling even faster. There have been nine instances including the current selloff going back to 2011 where bitcoin's price was halved on the Bitstamp exchange. The high demand from South Koreans has created what investors call a " kimchi premium", the extra price the South Koreans have to pay to buy digital currencies, sold in South Korea at higher than the average global prices. Read More »

House Passes Spending Bill

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Still, McConnell was drawing up contingency plans to keep the Senate in session through the weekend if Senate Democrats block a short-term spending bill before the Friday deadline, according to two GOP aides. Told that Trump had chose to stay in Washington until a bill is passed, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer told CNN, "Yes, the president, it's nice that he stays in Washington ". Read More »

Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Friday announced she's pregnant for the first time, prompting an outpouring of support from women's rights groups and labour activists as she declared, "I'll be a prime minister and a mum". New Zealanders of all political persuasions welcomed the news yesterday that Jacinda Ardern is expecting a baby in June. New Zealand's PM has been breaking all sorts of barriers with her tenure. Read More »

Trump calls United States court system 'unfair' after DACA ruling

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Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) to continue Barack Obama's executive amnesty and keep granting work permits to hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens. Analysts said that such direct appeals, known in court-speak as "certiorari before judgment", are rarely granted, but when they are, it's usually in response to this type of Justice Department request. Read More »

What happens if the federal government shuts down?

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There have been 12 shutdowns since 1981, ranging in duration from a single day to 21 days, according to the Congressional Research Service . "It's very , very disorganized, maybe because we've been at the brink of the cliff so many times", Cox said. Read More »

Rand Paul attacker to plead guilty

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In the plea deal, Rene Boucher , a neighbor of Paul's, admitted to tackling the Republican from behind while he was mowing his lawn in Bowling Green. Paul, a former presidential candidate, was attacked November 3 while mowing his lawn at his Bowling Green home. Boucher then ran onto Paul's property and tackled him, leaving him with six broken ribs. Read More »

GOP leaders promise to whip hard-line immigration bill

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch , D-South Boston, meanwhile, said he voted against the temporary spending bill because he believes it falls short in addressing the opioid crisis, veterans-related issues and protections for DACA recipients - immigrants who were brought to the U.S.as children. Read More »

Outcry over Trump remarks overshadows efforts to protect undocumented immigrants

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While pro-immigration activists protested in politicians' offices across the state and nation in favor of a clean Dream Act, one that doesn't involve a border wall as a caveat, the Justice Department announced it was filing an appeal to a federal court's ruling last Tuesday that delayed the end of DACA, which was rescinded by the Trump administration September 5, and was set to expire on March 5. Read More »

The 2018 government shutdown showdown, explained in less than 500 words

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USA president Donald Trump has invited senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to the White House to try to reach a deal to avoid a government shutdown. A shutdown would be the first since 2013, when tea party Republicans - in a strategy not unlike the one Schumer is employing now - sought to use a must-pass funding bill to try to force then-President Barack Obama into delaying implementation of his marquee health care law. Read More »

Ryanair says United Kingdom pilots agree to pay rises of up to 20%

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Pilots have criticised the airline for insisting on maintaining a system of 87 individual Employee Representative Councils which has been rejected by pilots in favour of union representation. The majority of Ryanair pilots in Ireland have already agreed to the pay increases in secret ballots at their Dublin, Cork and Shannon bases. Michael O'Leary's airline said the pay of its pilots in the United Kingdom was now 20% more than those in other companies flying 737 Boeing aircraft. Read More »

Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

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Although the administration is seeking a speedy review by the high court, the justices are under no obligation to expedite the case - or even to hear the administration's appeal . "We have always known this case would ultimately be decided by the United States Supreme Court", said Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin. The Trump administration has maintained that the President has the authority to install travel bans in order to protect national security. Read More »

Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

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But in the year since Trump's inauguration , most analysts tend to agree that the economy remains essentially the same sturdy one Trump inherited from Barack Obama . The 30-point cognitive exam - which screens for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other cognitive diseases in older adults - takes about 10 minutes for a doctor to administer, is widely regarded as an early and easy way to determine whether someone is showing signs of dementia, and has been translated into dozens of languages. Read More »

Parents of 13 siblings found beaten and shackled plead not guilty

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David Turpin also pleaded not guilty to performing a lewd act on a child under age 14. Minutes before sunrise, she climbed out a window with another child, but that child was afraid of being caught and turned back. "The parents would apparently buy food for themselves and not allow the children to eat it", he said. Punishments included being beaten and choked, Hestrin said. Read More »

Local emergency official responds to false missile alert in Hawaii

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Only it failed to notify residents that it was only a test. Selecting that option will send an alert to every mobile phone in Hawaii, warning recipients to "seek immediate shelter" - and specifically noting that "this is not a drill". Was it a prank? That's. not quite the same as mistaking "copy" for "paste". The agency also said that it would conduct no more missile alert tests until it could fix the system, including creating a protocol to reverse an alert if it is issued in error. Read More »

China, Russia key in United States defence plan

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The document also listed North Korea among the Pentagon's priorities, citing the need to focus USA missile defenses against the threat from Pyongyang, which beyond its nuclear weapons has also amassed an arsenal of biological, chemical, and conventional arms. Read More »

Schlumberger (SLB) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS

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The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $43.68. About 14,493 shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. Cushing Asset Management LP has invested 0.07% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). American Bancorp holds 0.36% or 17,448 shares. CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS owned 5.76% of Viacom, Inc. Read More »