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World News Oklahoma State takes down No. 19 West Virginia for huge road win
Author: 0 Oklahoma State takes down No. 19 West Virginia for huge road win

This story will be updated. The WVU defense clamped down in the second half, allowing the Lady Raiders to make only one three pointer, after going 5-of-7 in the first half. WVU also is still rotating just three players off the bench. But it was the Lady Mountaineers 18 offensive rebounds, as well as the Lady Raiders 20 turnovers that was the difference in the game.

World News Tripura polls: Left cadres 'looting' public, vote for BJP, says Amit Shah
Author: 0 Tripura polls: Left cadres 'looting' public, vote for BJP, says Amit Shah

During the election campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had assured the people of Tripura that his party is committed to implementing seventh pay commission if it comes to power in the northeastern state. Among the crorepati candidates, 18 candidates from BJP, 9 from INC, 4 out of 57 candidates from CPI (M), 2 from INPT, 1 each from IPFT and AITC have declared assets worth more than Rs 1 crore.

World News NBC apologies after analyst comment about Japan
Author: 0 NBC apologies after analyst comment about Japan

But Ramo's big misstep came when he noticed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in the crowd and offered what he knew about the country's history with Korea. An online petition quickly circulated demanding an apology, and NBC did on its NBCSN cable network Saturday and formally to the Pyeongchang Olympic organizing committee.

World News Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators escorted from Olympic Opening Ceremonies
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators escorted from Olympic Opening Ceremonies

The ongoing rapprochement mood flared after Kim Jong Un said in his New Year's Day address that he was willing to send an Olympic delegation. Fans unfurled a large banner reading "We are one" after the game and then IOC President Thomas Bach and South Korean President Moon Jae-in joined the powerful sister of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Yo Jong, and Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, for photos with the team.

World News Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress
Author: 0 Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress

The colossal bill, which lawmakers have been negotiating for months, is a game-changing piece of legislation, clearing the decks for Congress in dealing with major spending issues as well as doling out disaster relief money and hiking the debt ceiling which was set to be reached next month.

World News Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's leader to Pyongyang for talks

Of course it wasn't the actual, larger-than-life leaders, rather it was a pair of impersonators who caused quite a stir amongst locals and tourists in the South Korean. The North defends its weapons programmes as necessary to counter USA aggression. For instance, if Mr Abe visits Yasukuni Shrine that honours Japan's war dead, including the war criminals, China and South Korea become up in arms against the move.

World News Second White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations, Which He Denies
Author: 0 Second White House Aide Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations, Which He Denies

Is there no such thing as Due Process any longer?' Trump tweeted . Both ex-wives say they shared this information with the Federal Bureau of Investigation a year ago, and the Daily Mail is reporting that Mr. Trump then stressed that he "was very sad" to hear about the accusation against him. White House officials have faced criticism for their handling of the Porter episode, after initially offering statements supportive of him.

World News These displays of unity at the Olympics fill us with hope
Author: 0 These displays of unity at the Olympics fill us with hope

They cheered together as athletes from North and South entered the arena together behind a unification flag that shows a united Korean peninsula. Russian Federation is banned from the Games as a result of a scandal which claimed state-sponsored doping occurred in the country, but some athletes have been allowed to compete independently.

Author: 0 Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

A White House official says U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were seated just feet apart during Friday's Olympic opening ceremony , but they did not interact. President Trump's right-hand man was at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Saturday night to watch the opening session of short-track speedskating and, for the second evening in succession, he was unable to avoid a connection to North Korea.

World News Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for talks in the North
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for talks in the North

South Korean officials have said Moon was invited to Pyongyang to speak with Kim Jong Un during the talks and lunch that Moon hosted at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Saturday. Moon's office said he told Abe that the talks between the Koreas would not disrupt worldwide efforts to deal with North Korea's nuclear program. Organisers of the Games said Wednesday that athletes from North Korea and Iran would not benefit from the distribution of 4,000 of the Olympics Special Edition of ...

Author: 0 Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

Sorensen denied the abuse allegations, which were first reported Friday by The Washington Post . Sources for CNN said in a Wednesday report that Kelly knew about the allegations since last fall because Holderness and Porter's second wife Jennifer Willoughby told their claims to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which tied up Porter's application for a security clearance.

Author: 0 US VP Pence avoids encounter with North Korean official as Olympics begin

The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games that began on Friday, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programs past year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington . At the opening ceremonies , Vice President Mike Pence and Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, sat very close together. President Donald Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong Un have engaged in a series of personal insults.

World News PM Modi hails NRIs in Gulf, promises to turn dream into reality
Author: 0 PM Modi hails NRIs in Gulf, promises to turn dream into reality

President Abbas thanked India for its support for the Palestinian cause and said that Palestinians have never rejected negotiations, but have been and are still ready for them, adding that forming a multilateral worldwide mechanism of many countries is the best way to revive negotiations.

World News Trey Gowdy says memo has no effect on Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trey Gowdy says memo has no effect on Russian Federation probe

In his first comments since the House Intelligence Committee released a once-secret and controversial memo , President Donald Trump on Saturday said the Republican-penned document vindicates him, once again asserting that there was "no collusion" between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

World News Republican leaders produce new congressional map
Author: 0 Republican leaders produce new congressional map

But a spokesman for Wolf suggested the plan would fail to meet the high court's requirements because it lacked approval from the state legislature as a whole. If not, the court plans to develop its own map. In a statement released Friday night, the governor's office said "while the Court's order did not appear to allow for two individuals to draw a map on behalf of the entire General Assembly, Governor Wolf will review Speaker Turzai and President Scarnati's submission in consultation with ...

World News Donald Trump defends aide accused of beating ex-wives
Author: 0 Donald Trump defends aide accused of beating ex-wives

Some are old some are new. He added, "Is there no such thing any longer as Due Process?" " He totally denies it ", Trump said of Moore after The Washington Post first reported the allegations. "Their lives are forever changed", Leahy tweeted. "3 American women are murdered every day by their husband or boyfriend". Kelly, along with Porter, helped organize the West Wing's policy and decision-making process and infused the staff with a clearer sense of goal, officials said.

World News Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon
Author: 0 Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon

On November 19 past year, two adult elephants were killed after being hit by speeding train near Thakurkuchi railway station located close to Guwahati . Train accidents, poisoning by farmers and electrocution are the main causes of elephant deaths, say forest department officials. The elephants were part of a larger herd migrating through the hilly forest state, where train tracks cut across elephant corridors that act as transit routes for the wandering animals.

World News White House grappling with fallout from aide's resignation
Author: 0 White House grappling with fallout from aide's resignation

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 10 (ANI): In another major blow for the United States President Donald Trump administration, a second White House official has resigned suddenly after being accused of domestic abuse . He alleged she hit him with a flurry of punches on three occasions in a single day because he had asked if she would mind if he went to the gym before breakfast.

World News Trump lashes out, casts doubt on exit of aide accused of abuse
Author: 0 Trump lashes out, casts doubt on exit of aide accused of abuse

In an interview with CNN , Porter's ex-wife Jennifer Willoughby detailed allegations of abuse, saying that during her marriage she lived under a "low-grade constant terror of not knowing what I might do to set something off". "We certainly wish him well". "It's obviously a tough time for him". "He said very strongly yesterday that he's innocent, but you'll have to talk to him about that".

World News Iranian-Canadian dies in custody in Tehran after crackdown
Author: 0 Iranian-Canadian dies in custody in Tehran after crackdown

He did not respond to requests for further comment. The Iran Sociology Association, of which Mr Emami was an active member, released a statement on Sunday questioning the claim that he took his own life. Mr Seyed-Emami is the second Iranian-Canadian dual national to die in prison in Iran. Mr Emami's friend and former sociology colleague at the University of Lethbridge said his death was a "profound tragedy".

World News Jayhawks now a 2 seed in eyes of NCAA Tournament selection committee
Author: 0 Jayhawks now a 2 seed in eyes of NCAA Tournament selection committee

The Kansas Jayhawks have been projected to receive a No. 2 seed by the NCAA Tournament selection committee. Auburn was named the top No. 2 seed , which makes it No. 4 overall seed and the Jayhawks were put with them to balance out the bracket, according to Bruce Rasmussen, who chairs the committee. South: 1. Virginia, 2.

World News Israeli settlements complicate the task of making peace
Author: 0 Israeli settlements complicate the task of making peace

In the interview, Trump criticized Israel's West Bank settlements, which the Palestinians and most of the worldwide community view as illegal obstacles to peace. In addition, according to Trump, Obama was "terrible" for Israel because he facilitated the nuclear deal with Iran. We will see what happens, but I think it is very foolish for the Palestinians, and I also think it would be very foolish for the Israelis, if they don't make a deal.

Author: 0 Turkish military helicopter downed, 2 pilots killed

A representative of the Kurdish militias said that the chopper was shot down by Kurdish fighters over an area located northwest of Afrin , according to the news agency . The Turkish military is making slow gains almost three weeks into the operation it calls "Olive Branch". It is fighting the Kurdish People's Protection Units that control the area because they are affiliated to the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian arm of the Kurdish Workers Party the PKK, both of ...

Author: 0 Two Turkish pilots die in Syria crash

Turkish army releases statements every day but these are only amusing. A statement from the Turkish military did not specify a reason for why the helicopter crashed . It said it had killed 39 militants. Intense Syrian airstrikes and artillery fire against a shrinking number of towns and villages under rebel control in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta have been fueling a mounting number of casualties, including large numbers of civilians.

World News 5 people dead, including suspect, in Kentucky after shooting spree
Author: 0 5 people dead, including suspect, in Kentucky after shooting spree

A second 911 call led deputies and police to an apartment in Paintsville, where three people were found fatally shot, including the gunman, the statement said. There are no words to describe the heartbreak in seeing four lives taken due to the actions of one man. The identities of the victims are being withheld until their family members can be notified, and Price urged people to give them their space.

World News Trump sends Democrats' Nunes rebuttal memo back to House committee
Author: 0 Trump sends Democrats' Nunes rebuttal memo back to House committee

But congressional Democrats and Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC, who helped draft the GOP memo , have said it shouldn't be used to undermine the special counsel. He approved the release of the GOP memo over the objections of FBI Director Christopher Wray, according to a person familiar with the matter. Mark Warner (D-VA), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the Russian meddling, and ...

World News Accused Rapist Used Deceased Victim's Thumb To Unlock Phone, Text Friends
Author: 0 Accused Rapist Used Deceased Victim's Thumb To Unlock Phone, Text Friends

While there, the suspect allegedly bragged to co-workers that a girl had died while having sex with him, and claimed he didn't call for help because he was "too exhausted". The next morning, Noceda was dead. Instead of calling police, as his roommate suggested, Varela went to work a double shift at a local Dairy Queen .

World News Sword-wielding man injures 4 worshipers at Indonesian church
Author: 0 Sword-wielding man injures 4 worshipers at Indonesian church

The victims included the pastor of the church, according to police officials. "Everybody started panicking and screaming. I was scrambling to save my wife and children", Cahyo told AFP. Video shows people in the church throwing books at the 22-year-old suspect as he lunged toward them with his sword. In 2016 several children were injured after a man threw Molotov cocktails at a church during a Sunday service.

World News Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea invites South president to Pyongyang
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea invites South president to Pyongyang

Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam are on an unprecedented visit to South Korea amid abrupt reconciliation mood between the rival Koreas for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . Mr Moon may also, analysts said, demand a chance for families divided by the border to reunite. The discussions from Saturday's meeting weren't immediately released.

World News Pelosi holds Home ground for hours in protection of 'dreamers'
Author: 0 Pelosi holds Home ground for hours in protection of 'dreamers'

So I reiterate the statement that I made earlier: This is about the children". The Senate's two-year budget deal kicked the immigration debate into next week, leaving the immigrants , known as Dreamers , in continued limbo. "Either the president does not understand the immigration laws he's trying to change, or he is intentionally misrepresenting them to the public in order to pass his own agenda", Democratic Congresswoman Judy Chu said Tuesday.

World News Trump says he'd love to see another shutdown; Senate nears a deal
Author: 0 Trump says he'd love to see another shutdown; Senate nears a deal

Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY called the Senate agreement "a genuine breakthrough". Pence says he has been in contact with the White House legislative office and President Donald Trump about the shutdown, but indicates he hasn't been directly involved in conversations with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.