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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang

Twenty-two North Koreans will participate at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in three sports and five disciplines, it has been approved at a four-party meeting here today. The North has yet ...

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Close to the Brink on a Government Shutdown

Close to the Brink on a Government Shutdown

Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., the minority whip, publicly confirmed what the president said during a closed-door negotiation, declaring that Trump "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist", ...

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Haqqani Network behind Kabul hotel attack: MoI

Haqqani Network behind Kabul hotel attack: MoI

Another credible source said there had been an engagement party at the hotel when the attack happened. Rahimi said the attackers were armed with light weapons and rocket-propelled grenades when they...

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Angela Merkel finally on course for new coalition

Angela Merkel finally on course for new coalition

Kevin Kühnert , a German university student and ambitious Social Democrat, is viewed as a person who could potentially disrupt the formation of a German government and even trigger new parliamentar...

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A GOP Congressman Battling Sexual Harassment Reportedly Settled His Own Misconduct Case

A GOP Congressman Battling Sexual Harassment Reportedly Settled His Own Misconduct Case

While praising Meehan as a person and representative, Stivers said the accusations are "troubling" and pointed to Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to have the House Ethics Committee investigate the si...

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Cuomo Vows to keep Statue of Liberty Open, despite shut down

Cuomo Vows to keep Statue of Liberty Open, despite shut down

Shutting the surrounding park "jeopardizes an economic driver for the state of NY", said Cuomo, a Democrat. The sites will reopen Monday after being closed over the weekend. "I don't know how good i...

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State of emergency declared in Montego Bay due to escalating crime wave

State of emergency declared in Montego Bay due to escalating crime wave

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a state of emergency for St. James Parish on Thursday and deployed the military to the area amid a rise in violent crime. Firstly a vehicle carryin...

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Trump rejects American ideals of diversity

Trump rejects American ideals of diversity

President Donald Trump can't possibly be a racist because all he cares about is money, his son said on Wednesday in an attempt to deflect accusations against the president after he derided black-maj...

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Turkey says ground forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attack repulsed

Turkey says ground forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attack repulsed

The group controls Afrin, in Syria's northwestern Aleppo province, as well as almost 25 percent of Syrian territory, to the east along Turkey's border. "Our aim is to terminate the operation as soon a...

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Pentagon releases plans for possible government shutdown

Pentagon releases plans for possible government shutdown

Mulvaney accused Wallace of trying to "split hairs". "You can not convince me that the Obama administration did not weaponize this for political purposes". "They were asking us to vote to fund Obamaca...

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Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Prime Minister Modi will host a dinner for the leading global chief executive officers at the WEF Summit in Davos on January 22. Notable participants from the Middle East also include Jordan's Qu...

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Ministry warns US against 'causing trouble out of nothing'

Ministry warns US against 'causing trouble out of nothing'

China seized Scarborough Shoal in 2012 after a brief stand-off with the Philippine navy . "We have a comprehensive FONOP program under which USA forces challenge excessive maritime claims across the ...

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India, US corner Pak on terrorism at UNSC

India, US corner Pak on terrorism at UNSC

Unfazed by allegations of the global community, Pakistan remained in denial mode and continued its rhetoric against India by raising the issue of Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer who wa...

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Instagram Adds 'Last Seen', Here's How You Turn it Off

Instagram Adds 'Last Seen', Here's How You Turn it Off

Further clarification also revealed that only the people that the users have followed or previously messaged will be able to see when was the last time they were active on Instagram . In addition, on...

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Pence Asks Egypt and Jordan to Reach Out to Palestinians

Pence Asks Egypt and Jordan to Reach Out to Palestinians

Pence had initially planned to visit the region last December, shortly after Trump's announcement, but the trip was postponed after Abbas' refusal to meet the vice president in Bethlehem. leadership"....

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Russian calls USA defence strategy 'confrontational'

Russian calls USA defence strategy 'confrontational'

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rejected USA suggestions that China and Russian Federation were undermining worldwide efforts to strengthen global security. The US National Defense Strategy calls North...

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Russian Federation warns against revoking nuclear deal with Iran

Russian Federation warns against revoking nuclear deal with Iran

Lavrov went on to say that there is a channel between militaries on Syria and that interaction has helped avoid the establishment of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS , as a caliphate. O...

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NZ Prime Minister pregnant with first child

NZ Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Ardern said she discovered her pregnancy only six days before learning she would be prime minister, and it was "100 per cent a surprise". She later said that she had an hour's notice that Andrew Littl...

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'Saturday Night Live' cold open tackles Trump's exam results

'Saturday Night Live' cold open tackles Trump's exam results

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jackson will attend her briefing Tuesday to provide a more complete readout on Trump's physical health . Jackson, who has served three presi...

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Newark makes Amazon's list of top cities being considered for HQ2

Newark makes Amazon's list of top cities being considered for HQ2

Amazon has trimmed down its list to just 20 cities. According to Mercer, a company the tracks and ranks quality of life in major cities around the world, Toronto also finished well ahead of the...

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SD Counties South Of I-90 Under Winter Storm Watch For Weekend

SD Counties South Of I-90 Under Winter Storm Watch For Weekend

Park City, Utah resident Ron Butkovich uses a snowblower to clear a sidewalk during the Saturday. Denver and the Front Range will see the biggest accumulations so far this season with a storm that m...

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Wenger shocked by Dortmund criticism over Aubameyang affair

Wenger shocked by Dortmund criticism over Aubameyang affair

Despite ongoing uncertainty around the 28-year-old's future, sporting director Michael Zorc and Peter Stoger suggested he could be reintegrated if he remained at Signal Iduna Park following the tran...

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Battlefield 1 Expansion 'Apocalypse' Brings New Maps, Weapons And More Next Month

Battlefield 1 Expansion 'Apocalypse' Brings New Maps, Weapons And More Next Month

First up is Passchendaele , where soldiers find themselves knee deep in "blood and mud" in what was once the peaceful Belgium countryside. Razor's Edge: Engage in frantic dogfights among snowy pe...

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CJI's court to hear petition seeking probe into judge Loya's death

CJI's court to hear petition seeking probe into judge Loya's death

The case has gained national importance only recently since BJP President Amit Shah, one of the accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter of 2005 in Gujarat Judge Loya was hearing, got discharge...

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India's prestige has increased under leadership of PM Modi: Yogi Adityanath

India's prestige has increased under leadership of PM Modi: Yogi Adityanath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government's performance had attracted the world's attention and ratings agencies have endorsed the steps taken to develop the economy. Among those atte...

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Fmr. Amb. Pickering: Nonwhite Countries 'Affected' by Trump Remark

Fmr. Amb. Pickering: Nonwhite Countries 'Affected' by Trump Remark

Without explicitly denying using that word, Trump lashed out at the Democratic senator, who said Trump uttered it on several occasions. 'Must list" for migrants: "skills, English, love for US The Tr...

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Govt to rank 116 cities on 'liveability parameters'

Govt to rank 116 cities on 'liveability parameters'

He averred that, with the selection of these nine cities, the total projected investment in 99 smart cities will be Rs 2,03,979 crore. The Goa government is doing very well in the implementation o...

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PM Modi's WEF participation to attract global investors:Prabhu

PM Modi's WEF participation to attract global investors:Prabhu

A survey by the World Economic Forum finds that more than nine in 10 experts are anxious about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers, amid a trend toward "charismatic st...

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Twitter to notify users who got played by Russian propaganda accounts

Twitter to notify users who got played by Russian propaganda accounts

Twitter is sending emails to 677,775 people in the U.S. - letting them know they may have retweeted, followed, or liked a propaganda account linked to the Russian government during the election. At a ...

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What A Partial Federal Government Shutdown Might Mean For Massachusetts

What A Partial Federal Government Shutdown Might Mean For Massachusetts

Even the temporarily laid-off employees are likely to get retroactive pay, which totaled about $ 24 billion in 2013, Standard & Poor's the financial analysts, reported at the time. In previous shut...

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Donald Trump Just Revealed His Surprising Exercise Regime

Donald Trump Just Revealed His Surprising Exercise Regime

Based on the clinical information he has on Trump and his year of observing the president , Jackson said: "I feel very confident that he has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making ...

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Bawana factory fire: 17 dead, Delhi govt orders inquiry

Bawana factory fire: 17 dead, Delhi govt orders inquiry

The rescue operation continued for almost two hours before the fire was doused. Officials said the building, which didn't have the mandatory no-objection certificate on fire safety, was sealed after...

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Halep survives scare to win epic encounter

Halep survives scare to win epic encounter

She clinched a 75-minute third set on her first match point when Fett netted a backhand. Wozniacki won the next nine points, and 24 of the 31 points played from when she first faced match poi...

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India Tests Long-Range Missile, Lauding 'Major Boost' To Military Capability

India Tests Long-Range Missile, Lauding 'Major Boost' To Military Capability

Chinese experts say that the missile actually has the potential to reach targets 8,000 kilometres away and that the Indian government had deliberately downplayed the missile's capability in order ...

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Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Guests hid inside of their rooms until the attack was over. Gunmen have attacked a hotel in Afghanistan, where they are exchanging fire with security forces. In June 2011, seven Taliban fighters att...

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Donald Trump's overall health is excellent: Doctor

Donald Trump's overall health is excellent: Doctor

Although Jackson did not account for Trump's waist measurement in his analysis, he did mention plans to help improve the president's diet and institute some kind of exercise program. "It's called ge...

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Two soldiers, 2 civilians killed in Pak firing

Two soldiers, 2 civilians killed in Pak firing

Meanwhile, Associated Press reported that Indian police claimed two civilians and a soldier were killed by Pakistani shelling across the LoC. State police Chief Shesh Paul Vaid told Al Jazeera tha...

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House Intelligence Committee releases Fusion GPS testimony transcript

House Intelligence Committee releases Fusion GPS testimony transcript

Simpson's interview was released by the committee on Thursday following a unanimous vote to make it public. Fusion GPS is a commercial research and strategic intelligence firm based in Washington, D...

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More snow and ice forecast for Donegal

More snow and ice forecast for Donegal

Police Scotland has lowered its advice level to stage two - travel with caution - after there was "minimal disruption" during morning rush hour. The warning area includes the western half of the Cen...

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NSA surveillance programs renewed by Senate

NSA surveillance programs renewed by Senate

The Senate joined the House today in rejecting reforms to federal surveillance laws to make sure that the private communications of Americans are not snooped on by officials without warrants. The bi...

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