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Before departing for Korea, Pence announced that the US would unveil in coming days " the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever". Pence met with President Moon Jae-in to advocate a clear-eyed approach toward his bellicose, nuclear-armed neighbor, warning against North Korean "propaganda" around the games.
  • Former Obama AG Talks Trump, Electoral College At UK

    Former Obama AG Talks Trump, Electoral College At UK

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    The country's first African-American attorney general reflected on free speech debates on campus, gerrymandering, and the nation's posture toward immigrants - but it was in his assessment of President Donald Trump that Holder sounded most anxious.
  • Steve Wynn Resigns as Wynn Resort CEO

    Steve Wynn Resigns as Wynn Resort CEO

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    I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article. Wynn Resorts has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $178.71. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . Mogy Joel R Investment Counsel Inc sold 8,148 shares as the company's stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied.
  • 'Star Wars': Harrison Ford's Backstory for Han Solo Explains So Much

    'Star Wars': Harrison Ford's Backstory for Han Solo Explains So Much

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    And the handsome thing about this Han Solo story is it's highlighting all of the most brilliant aspects of Han Solo the character and characterizing those aspects in characters that he meets on his journey to becoming who he is. Ford also met Howard, who took over as director following the high-profile firing of original directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller halfway through filming.
  • Tripura elections: Remove the 'wrong manik', Modi calls for change

    Tripura elections: Remove the 'wrong manik', Modi calls for change

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    Hitting out at the ruling party in Tripura, Modi said, "CPI-(M) keeps demanding answers from the Modi Government in Delhi but here they are answerable to their own people as to what they have done for the past 25 years". "The people have also been threatened that their ration and Aadhaar cards would be withdrawn if they do not vote for the Left Front". The Left government, he said, "cheated the people by giving poor wages" when people in other parts of the country got paid more.
  • DeAndre Jordan Reportedly Won't Be Dealt by Clippers at NBA Trade Deadline

    DeAndre Jordan Reportedly Won't Be Dealt by Clippers at NBA Trade Deadline

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    Acquiring Jordan would give the Raptors a potent interior player to go with one of the league's best backcourts, so you can see the appeal here from their perspective. Griffin, a former No. 1 overall pick, was a popular name linked to Boston in recent seasons leading up to his free agency last summer, but a source told Himmelsbach the Celtics never discussed a deal with the Clippers before they traded the All-Star power forward last week.
  • Stock under Analysts Radar: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

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    The stock increased 2.10% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $63.94. About 5.46M shares traded or 125.16% up from the average. It has underperformed by 58.40% the S&P500. Davidson And Garrard, Virginia-based fund reported 44,763 shares. Lumina Fund Limited Liability invested 0.7% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY).
  • Senate leaders put forward budget agreement day before shutdown deadline

    Senate leaders put forward budget agreement day before shutdown deadline

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    Defense spending would increase by $ 80 billion over current law in this fiscal year and $85 billion in the one that begins October 1, according to a congressional official familiar with the plan. is expected to hit next month, though the exact parameters were still being negotiated when the deal was announced. Nadeam Elshami is executive vice president at Signal Group, a bipartisan government relations and strategic communications firm in Washington , D.C.
  • Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

    Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

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    The group posted several videos on social media showing men coughing and being put onto stretchers. Contrary to USA intelligence, the Syrian government paints the facility as a civilian research institution. The punishing campaign by the Syrian government and its ally has also battered the northwestern province of Idlib, the largest area under opposition control in Syria .
  • A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea

    A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea

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    Kim Yo-Jong is the only sibling of Kim Jong-Un who is part of the North Korean leadership. Hundreds of North Korean cheerleaders have descended on South Korea for the Winter Olympics . From Tokyo, Pence will visit Seoul for talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in before traveling to Pyeongchang for the opening ceremony of the Olympic games .
  • Nagaland Assembly elections: 253 candidates file nominations on the last day

    Nagaland Assembly elections: 253 candidates file nominations on the last day

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    The Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha said authorities were taking time to compile a final, party-wise list owing to the last-minute rush. Till yesterday, 22 candidates from NPF, BJP, NDPP and JD (U) had filed their nominations. Nagaland's Assembly polls will be held on February 27. Hearing about the filing of nominations, CCNTHCO held close-door meeting in Kohima with representatives of political parties.
  • Renuka Chowdhury to move privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju

    Renuka Chowdhury to move privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju

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    I heard the kind of indecent remarks she was making on PM Modi . The Prime Minister's remark came after Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu warned Chowdhury over her behaviour. Referring to Modi's remarks following loud laughter by Chowdhury in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress leader said: "Merely, a woman parliamentarian was laughing at his claims...
  • Man dies after stabbing attack at church service

    Man dies after stabbing attack at church service

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    Hooper declined to identify the victims. Both were taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, the report said. Lt. Jay Clement, from the Corpus Christi police, said a pastor, a band member along with two others were stabbed, according to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • India refuses Yameen envoy an audience

    India refuses Yameen envoy an audience

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    The Maldivian Supreme Court had earlier ordered the immediate release of exiled former President Mohamed Nasheed and other Opposition leaders, terming their trials a violation of the Constitution and global law. Nasheed told reporters late last month in the neighboring country of Sri Lanka that Yameen has opened the doors to Chinese investment without regard for procedure or transparency.
  • US Senator Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

    US Senator Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

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    He brought with him to the Senate floor a number of signs, suggesting he is prepared for the long-haul in his floor remarks. "Senator Rand Paul is asking for is a 15-minute vote on his amendment to restore the budget caps", Paul spokesman Sergio Gor tweeted.
  • Son of former Rockets head coach Rick Adelman killed in accident

    Son of former Rockets head coach Rick Adelman killed in accident

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    R.J. Adelman was also an assistant coach with the Houston Rockets when his dad was head coach for the team. He reportedly wasn't using a crosswalk. Adelman was rushed to the hospital, where he died from "blunt force injuries". Adelman's was hit by an 80-year-old woman driving a minivan, according to USA Today . The driver was questioned and released without charges, but the accident is still under investigation.
  • Turkey 'neutralises' 1028 terrorists in Syria's Afrin

    Turkey 'neutralises' 1028 terrorists in Syria's Afrin

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    For three days running the besieged area east of the Syrian capital has been bombed by warplanes, causing buildings to collapse on residents. Turkish General Staff on Thursday said that they have neutralised at least 1028 terrorists belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK) and Islamic State (IS) group in an operation in Syria's Afrin region.
  • Minimum wage increase to benefit both employees and economy: Premier John Horgan

    Minimum wage increase to benefit both employees and economy: Premier John Horgan

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    The Fair Wages Commission was established in October 2017 as an arm's-length government body to determine how B.C. should achieve a $15-an-hour minimum wage. Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman said the wage hikes over three years are too quick and she had asked the commission for a five-year implementation to give businesses time to adjust and for all future increases to be indexed to the Consumer Price Index.
  • U.S. to impose 'toughest ever' sanctions on North Korea, Pence warns

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is widely viewed as trying to weaken the alliance and the impact of sanctions. Besides extending the range and increasing the accuracy of its Patriot system, it will add two US -made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors and plans to add to its arsenal air-fired cruise missiles that can strike North Korean missile sites.
  • Police confirm Durham student who died outside nightclub died of head injuries

    Police confirm Durham student who died outside nightclub died of head injuries

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    Desperate attempts were then made by the door staff to resuscitate the woman, who had received severe head injuries, but she sadly died at the scene. She has not yet been identified. White chairs had been knocked over and debris was strewn on the ground in the bar's outside area. "Our thoughts are with the student's family and friends at this very hard time".
  • Chloe Ayling kidnapping: Model walked hand-in-hand with alleged captor

    Chloe Ayling kidnapping: Model walked hand-in-hand with alleged captor

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    Ayling's lawyer, Francesco Pesce, has now told the BBC that his client has been terrorised and sent death threats ever since the allegations emerged a year ago. 'She doesn't appear to be happy or smiley - she acts like a hostage'. "The girl has been taken and she will be auctioned online in the Middle East".
  • Remains of 6 individuals found on property linked to Bruce McArthur

    Remains of 6 individuals found on property linked to Bruce McArthur

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    In addition to working to identify the five sets of remains found so far in planters on Mallory Crescent, police are set to begin excavating the yard. Idsinga said investigators were also sifting through the contents of at least 15 planters recovered from multiple properties, at least some of which had contained human remains.
  • Smallest partner approves deal on new German government

    Smallest partner approves deal on new German government

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    But the deal will still need to be approved by SPD members. And the Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister party to the Christian Democrats, is taking charge of the country's Interior Ministry. They are in dispute over the SPD's call to replace Germany's dual public-private healthcare system with a universal insurance system. The SPD looks set to control six ministries, including finance and foreign affairs.
  • Pentagon: Undefined Place for Military Parade Ordered by Trump

    Pentagon: Undefined Place for Military Parade Ordered by Trump

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    New Android malware found Dem lawmakers push Apple on public health risks, iPhone slowdowns House Dem pledges another vote to impeach Trump MORE (D-Texas) introduced bills in their respective chambers that would bar the Trump administration from using taxpayer money to fund such a parade, which could come with a multimillion dollar price tag.
  • Four changes for Ireland

    Four changes for Ireland

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    As expected, Joe Schmidt has made a few changes to the team that were carried out of the Stade de France by the strength of their own sighs of relief. That's what you're always balancing. "CJ Stander had 42 cleanouts and 23 carries in the game in Paris, which while not attritional for CJ - he's in great shape, it's really rewarding some performances by Jack Conan as well", said Schmidt.
  • Nazi Seeking Office in Illinois Congress Denies Holocaust on CNN

    Nazi Seeking Office in Illinois Congress Denies Holocaust on CNN

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    Camerota interviewed Jones Thursday live on CNN's " New Day ", asking him outright if he is a Nazi and continuing to spar with him in a heated exchange about the Holocaust . But he says he's has belonged to a Nazi political party, or any party for that matter, since 1990. "I haven't belonged to one since about 1990,"he insisted, adding he now heads a group called the "America First Committee".
  • The Worst Police Sketch Ever Successfully Leads To Arrest Warrant

    The Worst Police Sketch Ever Successfully Leads To Arrest Warrant

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    Despite releasing a ridiculously bad hand-drawn portrait of a suspect, police in Pennsylvania believe they got their man. Police in the USA state of Pennsylvania say they have identified the suspect in a theft case based on a "cartoonish" sketch that was drawn by the victim.
  • Cardin Introduces Bill That Would Ban Military Parades

    Cardin Introduces Bill That Would Ban Military Parades

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    Military parades in the United States are generally rare. The president did not seem deterred, although his aides rushed to downplay the notion that it was anything beyond an idea Trump had floated "in a brainstorming session" to help Americans express gratitude and pride for the military.
  • Russian Federation meddled in 2016 United States election, says George W Bush

    Russian Federation meddled in 2016 United States election, says George W Bush

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    The intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 Presidential election, while President Trump has argued that his campaign was not involved in any collusion with Russian Federation. Mr Putin "is pushing, constantly pushing, probing weaknesses", the former president said. The Trump administration earlier this month declined to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over the meddling, saying that the threat of increased sanctions is already "serving as ...
  • Last of British IS gang 'captured in Syria'

    Last of British IS gang 'captured in Syria'

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    According to the New York Times , the pair, who have been identified as Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh , were picked up in mid-January, which was when American officials were informed about their capture. The fourth member, Davis, was convicted of being a member of a terrorist organisation and jailed for seven-and-a-half years at a court in Silivri, Turkey, in May 2017.
  • North and South Korea teaming up a benefit for both sides

    North and South Korea teaming up a benefit for both sides

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    Pence said his country will continue to put maximum pressure on the North, together with South Korea , calling "permanent and irreversible" denuclearization of North Korea the most important objective of the allies. She is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony on Friday before joining the lunch meeting. But his comments did not rule out a meeting and nor has US Vice President Mike Pence, who is due in the South today.
  • Pence, Moon discuss North Korea

    Pence, Moon discuss North Korea

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    The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , Seoul said Wednesday - the first member of its ruling family ever to do so. Friday's ceremony will be attended by North Korea's delegation, including its nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. Jo Yong Sam, department director general of North Korea's foreign ministry, said Thursday the country had never "begged the United States for dialogue" and wasn't about to start now.
  • Council tax hikes deliberate 'throughout England'

    Council tax hikes deliberate 'throughout England'

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    The planned hikes are deemed necessary because, according to the report, local authorities are facing a financial "cliff edge" following a £16 billion cut in Government grants (from which councils draw half their budgets) since 2011. This week the Tory-run Northamptonshire county council declared itself in... While three quarters of councils are managing to maintain frontline services over the past year, there's growing evidence that 2018/19 budgets will see reduced activity within parks and ...
  • Ashley Graham And Her Mum Star In New Swimsuits For All Campaign

    Ashley Graham And Her Mum Star In New Swimsuits For All Campaign

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    Hell yeah. That's a message we can get behind. It features the mother-daughter duo frolicking on a sunny beach, wearing Ashley's new Resort 2018 collection. The collection is the fifth the model has worked on with Swimsuits for All, but it's her mom, Linda's, first and she has her daughter's encouragement to thank for that.
  • Winter Olympics: 229-strong North Korea cheerleading sqaud arrives in Pyeongchang

    Winter Olympics: 229-strong North Korea cheerleading sqaud arrives in Pyeongchang

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    Kim Yo Jong, believed to be around 30, will be the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. While at face value, Kim Yo Jong's appearance at the Games might seem like a sign of good will, it is also a distraction from the actual event and a deterrent to what has taken place between North Korea and other countries in the past year leading up to this point.
  • President Trump orders military parade

    President Trump orders military parade

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    Apparently on the flight home, Trump told aides he was dazzled by the French display and wanted one at home that would be bigger and better. "I mean, we have a Napoleon in the making here, and I believe that we have so many issues around the world in terms of preparing for wars that are ongoing".
  • Israeli Settler Killed In West Bank Stabbing Attack

    Israeli Settler Killed In West Bank Stabbing Attack

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    On Tuesday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded the village of al-Yamoun and killed Ahmad Nasr Jarrar, 22, whom they suspected of the murder of an Israeli, without filing charges or arresting him for the crime. The investigation is ongoing but a gag order has been placed regarding further details, the ISA added. "As a result of the operation the terrorist was shot and killed, there was no injuries to our officers".
  • Arrest made in fatal multi-vehicle crash on QEW in Mississauga

    Arrest made in fatal multi-vehicle crash on QEW in Mississauga

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    Paramedics in Peel Region said at the time that two women were sent to hospital in critical condition. Schmidt said tips from the public helped identify the vehicle and its driver. "She just did so much in such a short term in her life". Speaking to reporters Thursday, Turcotte's cousin, Brandy Sommer Wood, said Turcotte was in her final semester in the photography program at Humber College.
  • Bipartisan budget deal expected later on Wednesday -White House official

    Bipartisan budget deal expected later on Wednesday -White House official

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    The agreement also includes disaster relief for areas still coping with hurricane and wildfire cleanup efforts and additional funding for opioid treatment, each a priority for Democrats . McConnell and Schumer announced an agreement Wednesday to avoid a second government shutdown , but Pelosi says the immigration issue stands in the way.
  • Venezuela sets presidential vote for April 22 after talks crumble

    Venezuela sets presidential vote for April 22 after talks crumble

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    But analysts say massive street protests are unlikely to re-ignite because many were frightened by the government's brutal response to unrest previous year. Maduro has also been distancing himself from his charismatic predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. It will look at allegations that since April 2017 government forces "frequently used excessive force to disperse and put down demonstrations" and abused some opposition members in detention.