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Seoul hopeful of North-South Korean Olympic team

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The Games in Pyeongchang , South Korea , will take place from 9-25 February. South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head for Germany next week on an official visit that will also include his trip to the upcoming G20 summit in the European country, his office Cheong Wa Dae announced Tuesday. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal can win Confederations Cup

Portugal on Saturday finished tied with Mexico at seven points apiece after three round-robin matches, but it topped the group based on a +5 goal differential thanks to its 4-0 thrashing of the Kiwis, Efe news reported. New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson felt his side could return home with plenty to build on despite not being able to register a victory. New Zealand started positively as Chris Wood fired at goal, but Portugal quickly regrouped. Read More »

Kushner Talks Peace in Jerusalem and Ramallah

Since taking office, Trump has affirmed his ambition to bring about peace between Israel and the Palestinians and he has had high hopes his Jewish son-in-law is the man to do it. Kushner is scheduled to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at his West Bank headquarters in Ramallah on Wednesday evening following the Iftar meal breaking the day's Ramadan fast. Read More »

Emotional first anniversary for Orlando nightclub shooting that killed 49

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The massacre was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, and the worst United States terror attack since Sept 11, 2001. The 49 names were read aloud in a world-wide ceremony. On Monday, local churches throughout Orlando have arranged for church bells to ring simultaneously, 49 times at noon. "I miss Pulse", she said. One woman spoke at a memorial and said, "Out of the darkness Orlando rose as a beacon of light and we shine that bright light on the issues of equality and ... Read More »

Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'

Now even though the unidentified girl hit a tree branch on the way down, she was not seriously injured and is in stable condition at the Albany Medical Center . The girl didn't know how she had fallen out of the ride. "And I grabbed her and in the video I see my daughter grabbing her from here", Howard said. Read More »

Utah's Muslim community celebrates the end of Ramadan

Jefferson's decision to change the time of the meal to accommodate Mellimelli's observance of Ramadan has been seized on by both sides in the 21st-century debate over Islam more than 200 years later. Ajimobi said, "Since Ramadan fasting symbolizes the period of spiritual rejuvenation, I urge our Muslim brothers and sisters to continue to put into practice the teachings of Prophet Muhammed". Read More »

How does SCOTUS decide which cases to hear?

The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. Trump hailed the court's order as a "clear victory for our national security", especially after lower court rulings that blocked the travel ban in its entirety. Read More »

Supreme Court Allows Portions of Travel Ban To Be Enforced

In a series of columns and TV appearances, I urged the president to withdraw the first ban and substitute a version that excludes only individuals who do not have a green card or other connections to the United States. Refugees "in transit" and already approved would have been able to travel to the United States under the executive order. "Major courts across the country have already rejected the Muslim Ban, recognizing it as a threat to constitutional protections". Read More »

Qatar Seen Rejecting List of Severe Demands to End Gulf Crisis

These Gulf nations were later joined by Libya, Yemen, the Maldives, Mauritius and Mauritania, with Jordan and Djibouti announcing they would lower the level of diplomatic contacts with Qatar. The list also demanded that Qatar sever all ties with "terrorist organisations", including the Muslim Brotherhood , the Islamic State group, Al Qaeda and Lebanon's Hezbollah . Read More »

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

Analysts say America's exit from the Paris agreement doesn't mean that India will abandon its efforts, even though global pressure from the US has been lifted by Mr. "I think that the USA really appreciates India, and I think that president Trump realizes that India has been a force for good in the world and that it's a relationship that's important". Read More »

America valued partner in our flagship programmes, says PM Modi

Mr Modi said, the logic of our strategic relationship is incontrovertible. But beyond protocol and diplomatic graces, Modi might not be able to convey any exaggerated affection on behalf of Indians, as Singh did with Bush. He said, the roll-out of the GST on July 1 will, in a single stroke, convert India into a unified, continent-sized market of 1.3 billion people. "After all, we have a certain interest, common interest, in having a more balanced architecture in the Asia-Pacific region". Read More »

Escaped Georgia inmates captured after crash, foot chase

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Before their arrest, they had said that at least one of them shot and killed the officers. Sills said Dubose and Rowe ditched a truck they stole in Madison, Georgia , about 260 miles away in Moore County in Tennessee on Thursday. The other prisoners on the bus Tuesday were taken to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office and put on another corrections department bus. Sills described them as "dangerous beyond description". Read More »

Putnam sheriff: Escaped prisoners 'dangerous beyond description'

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Greg Dozier, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections , said one of the men is a "validated gang member", though he did not specify whom. Both were being housed at Baldwin State Prison . Rowe and Dubose then carjacked a getaway auto and fled, armed with the officers'.40-caliber Glock pistols, Sills said. Read More »

Supreme Court rejects gun rights appeal

Two years earlier, Craig and Mullin were planning to fly to MA, where same-sex marriage was legal, and host a reception in Denver upon their return to Colorado . Supreme Court to decide case of baker who... A Christian-owned bakery chain in Northern Ireland is fighting to get a similar case to the UK Supreme Court after losing a suit against the nation's equality commission. Read More »

White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

A chemical attack was conducted April 4 that left more than 80 people dead, including children young enough to still be wearing diapers when they were killed. "It is also intriguing that as Sean Spicer, the Press Secretary raised the prospect of a potential chemical weapons attack and a United States response, 41 minutes later, the President was tweeting about Obama". Read More »

Opponents: Limited travel ban still stokes Islamophobia

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The justices will begin to hear cases again October 2. Jeremy McKinney, a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association's executive committee, told The Independent that a majority of the ban's implementation will take place at consular posts outside of the United States and at pre-inspection sites at global airports inside and outside the country. Read More »

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

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More than 118 people were injured in the explosion in the eastern province of Punjab, which came as people gathered to collect leaking fuel after the tanker overturned on Sunday, government officials and rescue workers said. The hospital, which is treating numerous wounded, added that over 100 people were injured in the explosion, in a statement Sunday. He said he had ordered an inquiry and compensation of two million rupees (Dh70,000) for the families of the dead, and one million rupees ... Read More »

Adjunct Who Posted About N. Korea Detainee Won't Be Rehired

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After the comments prompted outrage on social media, the University of DE issued a statement condemning the comments and said it would not rehire Dettwyler in the future. "We condemn any and all messages that endorse hatred and convey insensitivity toward a tragic event such as the one that Otto Warmbier and his family suffered", the statement reads. Read More »

Man arrested over fatal Tweed Heads shooting

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Mr Hall has links to members of the Mongols bikie club on his Facebook account. The Queensland government says police have adequate resources to combat bikie violence on the Gold Coast following recent incidents. Yesterday afternoon, a hire auto, believed to have been used by the shooter, was found dumped. The heavily-tattooed Hall, 31, was gunned down at close range outside a South Tweed warehouse on Saturday. Read More »

Supreme Court agrees to hear religious rights case

The case will be heard in the fall, and it could have a wide impact regarding the clash between religious freedom on the LGBT agenda, including laws that add "sexual orientation" and "gender identity". The Washington State Supreme Court was even more blunt. Ms. Waggoner said this could be a history-making decision for the Supreme Court. The men were going to be married in MA and they wanted the cake shop to bake a cake for their reception which was to be held in Colorado. Read More »

US Supreme Court sidesteps cross-border shooting dispute

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According to the Department of Homeland Security, on Wednesday, while Border Patrol was tracking a group of undocumented immigrants, they happened upon a woman who appeared to be suffering from a heat stroke. He said the justices want the issue reconsidered, with the lower court considering things ranging from the rank of the officers involved to how disruptive it would be to have judges intruding into the function of other branches of government. Read More »

Two local high school grads among those killed on USS Fitzgerald

The US guided-missile destroyer suffered severe damage to its starboard side, while the container ship sustained light damage. The cause of the collision is not known. He said judging from the Crystal's path, after the collision, it veered dramatically off-course after the impact, corrected itself, and continued to sail its course before making a U-turn to see what had been hit, arriving back near the USS Fitzgerald about an hour later. Read More »

Google doodle celebrates the tournament with interactive game

She became just the seventh player to reach 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in women's ODIs in February, becoming the first South African to reach the latter figure. All of South Africa's fixtures will all be broadcast live on SuperSport for the first time ever. She added: "It's more of a mental thing now, it's about nerves and keeping your cool under pressure". Read More »

SpaceX successfully completes back-to-back launches

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This was the second launch in SpaceX's campaign to put 75 Iridium NEXT spacecraft into a constellation that's created to provide global high-speed satellite data transmission as well as aircraft tracking and surveillance. It was carrying 10 communications satellites for Iridium Communications to put them into orbit. Launch was performed at 20:25 UTC from Space Launch Complex 4-East. Read More »

N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't

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May's Downing Street office after more than two weeks of negotiations. Northern Ireland's other political parties have also objected to any kind of alliance with the DUP, as it jeopardizes the government's pledge to be a neutral arbiter as part of the Good Friday agreement, which brought peace to Northern Ireland after decades of sectarian strife. Read More »

Seconds of Sean Spicer not answering why no cameras are allow

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I get why a TV person wants on-camera briefings. Can you just give us an answer to that?' he asked. "We believe strongly that Americans should be able to watch and listen to senior government officials face questions from an independent news media, in keeping with the principles of the First Amendment and the need for transparency at the highest levels of government", Jeff Mason , president of the White House Correspondents Association told members of the organization Friday. Read More »

Cop stabbed in potential terror attack at USA airport

Neville in the neck", Gelios said. "The complaint that has been filed is charging a violation of 18 USA code 37A1", Detroit Special Agent in Charge David Gelios said. Jeff Neville is expected to make a full recovery". "Lt. Neville got him to stop stabbing him". Ftouhi reportedly lives in Montreal where he works for a large insurance company. Read More »