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Author: 0 Tillerson Expecting 'Difficult' Talks With Turkey Over Syria

Tillerson was already facing a series of confrontational talks at nearly every stop on his five-country tour. Briefing reporters on Tillerson's February 11-16 trip to Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Kuwait, U.S. The United States denies those connections and sees the YPG as a key ally in the battle against Islamic State militants. And tempers have flared over the situation in Syria, where the United States supports Kurdish fighters that Turkey considers to be terrorists.

World News Explosion plunges Puerto Rico back into darkness
Author: 0 Explosion plunges Puerto Rico back into darkness

The Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority (PREPA) said one of the island's power stations broke down on Sunday and exploded, cutting out power to sub-stations across the northern part of the island and parts of the capital San Juan. The blackout comes as almost 500,000 of AEE's 1.6 million customers remain without power since Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the United States territory in September 2017.

World News Trump has confidence in Kelly, not in search of substitute
Author: 0 Trump has confidence in Kelly, not in search of substitute

Everybody in the West Wing is. Willoughby, 39, described that she was floored when Trump praised and declared Porter's innocence Friday, following his resignation amid the domestic abuse allegations. "If he hasn't already been abusive with Hope (Hicks), he will be", she said. It was a rare moment in the spotlight for Hicks, Trump's longest-serving aide who is usually content to remain in the background.

World News Anthony Scaramucci If Kelly Lied About Porter ... He's Gotta Go
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci If Kelly Lied About Porter ... He's Gotta Go

Mulvaney responded by calling the White House's handling of the Porter scandal "completely reasonable and normal". "Some are true and some are false", Trump posted online . Other White House officials have said it was the release of the photos Wednesday morning that sealed Porter's fate. A number of Trump's top aides were reportedly aware of Porter's behavior.

World News Trump Blocks Release of Democrat Memo on Russia, US Elections
Author: 0 Trump Blocks Release of Democrat Memo on Russia, US Elections

White House counsel Donald McGahn wrote in a statement released Friday night that the Democratic memo would "create especially significant concerns for the national security and law enforcement interests". Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: "what is he hiding?" he said. As Himes went on to point out, the most egregious part of Trump's making the GOP memo being publicized is the fact that, for a noteworthy percentage of Americans, it succeeded in fomenting distrust ...

Author: 0 Barclays Lowers Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP) Price Target to $76.00

Huntington Steele Llc increased Mlp Magellan Midstream Partner ( MMP ) stake by 8.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. It also upped Direxion Shs Etf Tr (EDZ) stake by 69,493 shares and now owns 177,757 shares. 5,994 were accumulated by Amp Invsts Ltd. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) invested in 0.01% or 2,390 shares. Arcadia Investment Corporation Mi owns 5,825 shares or 0.13% of their U.S.

World News Modi receives grand welcome in Oman
Author: 0 Modi receives grand welcome in Oman

Modi laid the foundation stone for the BAPS Swaminarayan temple via video conferencing from the Dubai Opera House, where he addressed the members of the Indian community. "Even out detractors are not opposing the scheme but asking how will it be possible?" When asked about India's growing engagement with Israel, an unperturbed Abbas said that "any state has the right to establish relations with other countries".

World News US VP Pence skips Olympic dinner: Seoul
Author: 0 US VP Pence skips Olympic dinner: Seoul

And Kim's sister, Kim Yo-jong, made history by becoming the first member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the Korean War in the mid-20th century. Washington insists that Pyongyang must take concrete steps towards denuclearisation before any talks can begin, while Moon - whose parents escaped from the North in a United States evacuation during the war - has long argued for closer involvement to bring it to the negotiating table.

World News Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea
Author: 0 Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea

It was the first Olympic hockey game for both Koreas, and it showed. Photographers focused their lenses on the women in red almost as much as the history-makers on the ice dressed in white with the Korean peninsula on their jerseys. Pence - who sat just feet away from Kim Yo Jong at the Olympic opening ceremony, with neither apparently speaking to the other - has also been critical of the North's participation in the games, seeing it as an attempt to create a division between the United ...

World News I won't 'butt out' of Brexit politics — George Soros
Author: 0 I won't 'butt out' of Brexit politics — George Soros

The investor's move comes after Mr Soros drew anger from Brexiteers last week when it was revealed he was donating £400,000 to the campaign group Best for Britain in an attempt to halt withdrawal from the EU. He said he viewed the decision to hold a referendum on European Union membership as a mistake. " The majority for staying would have to be significantly larger to convince Europe that Britain's attitude towards Europe has fundamentally changed and its decision deserves to be taken ...

World News NKorea praises visit to the South
Author: 0 NKorea praises visit to the South

Pence's announcement follows North Korea extending an invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae In to be the first-ever head of state to meet Kim Jong Un . The South Korean President has been invited to travel to North Korea , following a formal invitation from the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders since 2007.

World News TNPSC Group 4 exam: Answer Key to be released soon at tnpsc
Author: 0 TNPSC Group 4 exam: Answer Key to be released soon at tnpsc

Of the 71,849 candidates who applied for the examination, 14,657 did not appear for the exam. Around 784.71% candidates appeared for the exam held in 6,962 test centres, a report reads. Special buses were operated to nearly all routes by the TNSTC to enable the candidates reach the examination centres, said a release. The candidates who had qualified the exam will be available for the certificates verification.

World News SC stays proceedings against Army officer accused of Shopian firing
Author: 0 SC stays proceedings against Army officer accused of Shopian firing

The Supreme Court on Monday restrained the police from taking any coercive steps against Army Major Aditya Kumar in connection with the Shopian firing incident. "When in receipt of such information, the police are duty bound to lodge the FIR and begin investigations", said JKCCS spokesperson in a statement. Commenting on the ruling passed by the apex court, Major Aditya's counsel said that the Court stated that no coercive action will be taken against Major Aditya Kumar by the Jammu and ...

Author: 0 FinnCap Reiterates "Corporate" Rating for Utilitywise (LON:UTW)

It also holds oil producing assets offshore China. PureCircle Limited using EPIC/TICKER code (LON:PURE) has had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "HOLD" this morning by analysts at Liberum Capital.

World News Trump's infrastructure plan doesn't favor Gateway tunnel project
Author: 0 Trump's infrastructure plan doesn't favor Gateway tunnel project

But the official who spoke to journalists insisted: "We want to shorten the process but, at the same time, preserve all of the environmental protections that current law has". So we're not proposing eliminating the Highway Trust Fund, or changing the state revolving funds. "So to the extent that communities are eligible for federal funds already, that eligibility remains".

World News Pakistani Taliban confirm No. 2 killed in United States drone strike
Author: 0 Pakistani Taliban confirm No. 2 killed in United States drone strike

Pakistan denies sheltering militants. While U.S. and Afghan forces accuse Pakistan of failing to stop Afghan Taliban militants using safe havens on the Pakistani side of the border, Pakistani Taliban militants have been waging a campaign of bombings and other attacks on Pakistan's security forces.

World News Harvard University names 29th president
Author: 0 Harvard University names 29th president

Bacow's selection marks a return to white male leadership after Faust-Harvard's first female president-broke the centuries-long pattern when she assumed the University's top job in 2007. She also oversaw the expansion of Harvard's campus and its financial aid program, as well as an $8 billion capital campaign. Faust said she could not be happier leaving Harvard in Bacow's hands, saying he will bring "a clear-eyed perspective to the challenges higher education faces at this moment, and a deep ...

World News Man kills girlfriend, stabs parents at family party
Author: 0 Man kills girlfriend, stabs parents at family party

Benjamin Walsh , 24, was arrested Saturday night. After the attack, Walsh drove to Primavera, an Italian restaurant in Millis where several of his family members were celebrating a birthday. "It just seems like he came here on one mission", Mike Walsh said. The body of Walsh's girlfriend was discovered in the apartment the young couple shared after he was in custody.

World News Bozdag: Turkey 'sensitive' over civilian security in Afrin
Author: 0 Bozdag: Turkey 'sensitive' over civilian security in Afrin

The missing trust needs to be restored. Turkey has legitimate security concerns along border with Syria and we do not dismiss that, says USA defence secretary. designates as a terrorist group. As well, Ankara launched this operation because it also wanted to protect Syrian civilians from the terrorists "oppression and cruelty", as Anadolu reads based on what the Turkish General Staff have said.

World News 'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis
Author: 0 'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis

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. "But it turned out that there were many things similar and in common", she went on. In that regard, Kim Jong Un has scored a victory this week. "Kim Yo Jong's power exists because of proximity to the leader himself".

World News Women Dead Following Detroit Shooting
Author: 0 Women Dead Following Detroit Shooting

According to Williams, the suspect told police four hours ago that he "wouldn't go down without a fight". Police believe the gunman is also responsible for killing two women and causing non-life threatening injuries to a man. "Anybody that suffers from a mental illness, who is not being treated, can basically resort to any type of violence and that violence is not necessarily directed toward a police officer - it can be directed at anyone in the community".

World News 3 killed, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter tour crash
Author: 0 3 killed, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter tour crash

Rescuers got help from military aircraft from Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas and were eventually able to fly all four of the injured to the University Medical Center in Las Vegas by Sunday morning, Bradley said. National Transportation Safety Board officials were expected at the crash scene by Sunday afternoon to begin investigating what caused the chopper to go down, Bradley said.

World News Pari new poster: Anushka Sharma is surrounded by demons
Author: 0 Pari new poster: Anushka Sharma is surrounded by demons

The show is widely followed and the audience loves to see their favorite stars share some behind the scenes secrets. Also, the news about the next season of this extremely popular chat show has stirred a lot of attention, owing to the much controversy it carried with it.

World News Johnson-Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership
Author: 0 Johnson-Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership

Even though Mrs. Sirleaf was not able to re-run for presidential elections, she served exceptional two terms before the ex-football star George Weah succeeded her. The prize, founded by Sudan-born telecoms tycoon Mo Ibrahim, has only been given five times in its 11-year existence. "I am proud to see the first woman Ibrahim laureate, and I hope Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will continue to inspire women in Africa and beyond".

World News Filipino workers from Kuwait arrive in Manila
Author: 0 Filipino workers from Kuwait arrive in Manila

Most of the abuse has been reported among household service workers. "(Regarding new recruits), that has to be clarified in the order to be issued by the Secretary on Monday", Francia said. This is in response to the call for assistance by the government to repatriate Filipino workers in Kuwait."Cebu Pacific said in a statement that they are now working with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait on the final travel arrangements.

World News North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit

The group includes three other officials - the North Korean leader's sister Kim Yo-jong, who is deputy chief of the ruling party's propagnda department, Choe Hwi, the chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son-gwon, the head of the North's state agency in charge of inter-Korean affairs.

World News ANC panel set to decide on South African leader Zuma's fate
Author: 0 ANC panel set to decide on South African leader Zuma's fate

Mr Zuma has faced increasing pressure to quit since December, when Mr Ramaphosa replaced him as leader of the ruling African National Congress ( ANC ). Once Zuma is out, the book is likely to be thrown at him over the many charges of corruption levelled at him. "We know you want closure on this matter", Ramaphosa said while launching centenary celebrations in honor of late president Nelson Mandela at the Grand Parade in Cape Town .

World News Flu Season in the US Still Worsening
Author: 0 Flu Season in the US Still Worsening

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat. "The influenza season is far from over, and it is not too late to get the flu shot". During an intense season like this one, it is possible to get an infection with both A-strain viruses and B-strain viruses at the same time, and people definitely get sick twice from the flu, with first one strain and then another, she said.

World News Indian PM Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Shiva temple
Author: 0 Indian PM Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Shiva temple

The prime minister had also addressed the Indian community last night. "Wherever we all may be, we are one nation". After completing the rituals, Prime Minister Modi interacted with locals and patrons of the Temple. There are huge possibilities for closer economic cooperation between India and Oman. Annexure to the MoU on Military Cooperation . As he stepped out, enthusiastic crowds greeted the Prime Minister with chants of Modi Modi outside the temple.

World News Israelis, Palestinians not looking to make peace
Author: 0 Israelis, Palestinians not looking to make peace

Israel has annexed East Jerusalem and declared the entire city as its capital, a move never recognized by the worldwide community, and Abbas would like to strengthen his position behind Russian support. Palestinians regard Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. He hoped that Russian Federation would play a bigger role in the construction of a new mechanism and a broader global vision where the United States is part of but not leading it, in an attempt to put an end to the ...

World News Iraq Reconstruction Conference Opens in Kuwait
Author: 0 Iraq Reconstruction Conference Opens in Kuwait

Qusai Abdelfattah, director general at the planning ministry, said $22 billion of those funds were needed immediately and the rest for the medium term. The housing sector has the most urgent need for funds, he added. During its participation, the Foundation will highlight its activities and aid efforts; the ones shared with and offered by Kuwait , for displaced Iraqis as well as Syrian refugees, Mustafa pointed out.