World Media


Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official
- February 11, 2018

It was only fitting with the Winter Olympics being in PyeongChang, South Korea , that Inbee Park and Se Ri Pak would take part in the Opening Ceremony. "We are here to protest against President Moon-Jin government's policy on the Pyeongchang Olympics", protester Kang Min Soo said . Pence has repeatedly left open the possibility of an encounter at the Games, but said the USA had not requested a meeting. (more...)
Trump Asks For Due Process As Staffers Resign Amid Abuse Allegations
- February 11, 2018

Among the names being circulated by Trump for chief of staff is current Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who also heads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It's obviously a tough time for him. In a meeting on Friday, Kelly encouraged subordinates to spread the word that he'd removed Porter within 40 minutes of receiving evidence on February 6 that the spousal abuse allegations, first reported by the United Kingdom newspaper the Daily Mail , were credible, ... (more...)
North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean President
- February 11, 2018

Later, Moon watched the joint Korean women's ice hockey team - the first ever combined team at the Olympics - take on Switzerland, joining Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam, the North's nominal head of state, who is also visiting the South for the Games. (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

North Korean athletes and their cheerleading squad attending the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics participated in a welcome ceremony on Thursday at the Gangneung Olympic Village in South Korea. Neither Pence nor Abe took part in a group photo of the leaders at the reception, in which Kim stood behind Moon. The vice president tried to highlight the risky and repressive nature of the leadership in Pyongyang by visiting a memorial to a South Korean ship that was apparently attacked by North ... (more...)
Democratic memo in Trump's hands: Darcy cartoon Democratic memo in Trump's hands: Darcy cartoon
- February 11, 2018

Democrats said the Republican memo mischaracterised highly sensitive classified information and was meant to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of potential collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

The skepticism was highlighted when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday urged Pyongyang to "permanently" abandon its nuclear aspirations, saying, "We don't want to repeat the mistakes of the past". Striding confidently through Incheon Airport, Kim Yo-jong presented a contrasting image to the rigidity of the reclusive North Korean regime. A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived at a train station in Pyeongchang hours ahead of the opening ... (more...)
Trump ends second USA govt shutdown in weeks Trump ends second USA govt shutdown in weeks
- February 11, 2018

Concerns over lack of movement on DACA is what triggered a three-day shutdown just weeks ago on January 20, as Senate Democrats objected to any bill without a legislative fix for DACA while the White House wanted other changes to immigration law in exchange for codifying DACA. (more...)
White House speechwriter resigns amid domestic abuse allegations
- February 11, 2018

The Porter story has rattled the White House , unleashing a fresh wave of chaos in the West Wing as the media investigates who knew of the allegations from his ex-wives and when. Wallace questioned the women in the White House after not resigning after abuse allegations of a White House aide. President Donald Trump commended Porter on his work at the White House, and said his former aide had a "great career ahead of him". (more...)
Unified Korea women's ice hockey team beaten by Switzerland at Winter Olympics Unified Korea women's ice hockey team beaten by Switzerland at Winter Olympics
- February 11, 2018

According to South Korea's presidential Blue House, Moon responded: "Let us make preparations to realize the meeting". The last summit was held in October 2007 between Roh Moo-hyun and Kim Jong-il, the father of the North Korean leader. (more...)
Rory McIlroy five putts after near eagle at Pebble Beach Rory McIlroy five putts after near eagle at Pebble Beach
- February 11, 2018

They were two shots ahead to par on Julian Suri (67 at Monterey Peninsula) and Troy Merritt (67 at Spyglass Hill). Mitchell is still relatively new to the tour, so this was certainly the first time he played with someone wearing a camouflage shirt with the sleeves cut out. (more...)
Kim Jong-un asks South Korean president to meet in Pyongyang Kim Jong-un asks South Korean president to meet in Pyongyang
- February 11, 2018

Though this is not the first time athletes from the two countries have entered the Olympics together, it would take an extraordinary sporting feat to usurp the Koreans' march as the predominant moment of the games. Friday's ceremony will be attended by North Korea's delegation, including its nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un's government. (more...)
North Korea extends historic invitation to South Korea's president North Korea extends historic invitation to South Korea's president
- February 11, 2018

Pence responded that President Donald Trump sent him there to "reaffirm the strong relationship between the United States, Japan, and South Korea ". A DPRK taekwondo demonstration team has also come to demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art during the Winter Olympics . Trump's lookalike sported a red US baseball cap while Kim's imitator made sure he looked like the North Korean leader by wearing a black spectacle and a black coat. (more...)
Israel goes mad after Syria shoots down its F-16 Israel goes mad after Syria shoots down its F-16
- February 11, 2018

This is while Iran has no military presence in Syrian territory, only offering advisory military assistance to the Syrian government fighting an all-out foreign-sponsored militancy. This past week, US warplanes bombed pro-government forces after they allegedly advanced on USA -backed forces in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour. (more...)
Iran denies Israeli 'lies', says Syria acting in 'self-defence' Iran denies Israeli 'lies', says Syria acting in 'self-defence'
- February 11, 2018

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) confirmed the air raids. "The United States is deeply concerned about today's escalation of violence over Israel's border and strongly supports Israel's sovereign right to defend itself", said State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. (more...)
Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire
- February 11, 2018

The pro-Syrian military alliance, which includes Hezbollah and Iran, released a statement describing the Israeli claim that an Iranian drone had entered its airspace as a "lie and fabrication". But just as Syrian self-confidence appears to have grown, Israel also sent a strong message with its broad wave of strikes Saturday, Israeli analysts said. (more...)
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Tottenham v Arsenal Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Tottenham v Arsenal
- February 11, 2018

The result also leaves a serious dent in Arsenal's hopes of finishing in the top four, and gave the bragging rights to the white side of north London . It is little wonder Wenger said he would prefer to play at the national stadium. "We have a good level of performance there, so we will not feel too much " away " in that situation", Wenger added. (more...)
Kimchi, soju and passing notes: how the Winter Olympics could unify Korea
- February 11, 2018

The games are being held about 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the border between North and South Korea, countries that technically have been at war since an armistice in 1953. Hours before Friday's opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, Japan's Abe warned Moon not to fall for North Korea's "smile diplomacy" during the Olympics, according to Moon's office. (more...)
HM King meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince HM King meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
- February 11, 2018

On his West Asia tour to Jordan, Palestine , UAE and Oman, PM Modi was received by the state dignitaries in UAE where he arrived on Saturday evening after his lay-over in Jordan and a day in Palestine. He said it was an honour for him to visit Palestine. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting with Jordan King Abdullah II. Modi and Netanyahu also made sure to emphasize their warm personal friendship. (more...)
Koreas Share Historic Handshake at Olympic Opening Ceremony
- February 11, 2018

A Blue House official said Moon "practically accepted" the invitation. The two Koreas technically remain at war as the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. His office said he did not interact with the North Koreans. Mr Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said that Mr Kim's sister verbally delivered his offer during a lunch meeting with Mr Moon at Seoul's presidential palace. (more...)
North Korea's leader invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea North Korea's leader invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea
- February 11, 2018

Moon was trying to create a dialogue to advance peace but Pence went around the table and shook hands with everyone except Kim Yong Nam of North Korea. Vice President Mike Pence is cheering on USA speed skaters at the Winter Olympics, before departing South Korea for Washington on Saturday. The Korean women's hockey team, the first in Olympic history to combine players from North and South, took the ice Saturday night for their debut game in front of a raucous, sellout crowd on another ... (more...)
'Kim Jong-un's Baby Sister: The Ivanka Trump of North Korea'
- February 11, 2018

The significance of Mr. Pence and the North Koreans sitting in the same section in the stands was not clear, though it seemed to run counter to the mission he was supposed to undertake. "The vice president is grateful that President Moon reaffirmed his strong commitment to the global maximum pressure campaign and for his support for continued sanctions", Pence spokeswoman Alyssa Farah said when asked about the developments. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Five Olympic gold medals up for grabs
- February 11, 2018

Moon had already put a summit offer on the table. At the age of 30, Kim Yo Jong is quite possibly the most powerful woman in North Korea. An inter-Korean summit would be the third of its kind, after Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il met the South's Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007 respectively, both of them in Pyongyang. (more...)
Snow piles up in Midwest storm; traffic snarled Snow piles up in Midwest storm; traffic snarled
- February 10, 2018

A section of Interstate 94 in southwestern MI was blocked after dozens of vehicles crashed amid heavy snowfall. A pileup on the same highway just east of Kalamazoo in southwestern MI of collected 38 vehicle including 16 semitrailers in eastbound lanes Friday afternoon, causing only minor injuries. (more...)
Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) — Recommendation Trends for Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) — Recommendation Trends for
- February 10, 2018

About 70.67 million shares traded or 119.63% up from the average. Noble Energy, Inc . (NYSE: NBL ) has declined 10.36% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. Its up 0.02, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 40 investors sold CRM shares while 234 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. (more...)
US President signs major budget bill US President signs major budget bill
- February 10, 2018

Paul's protest forced Congress to miss a midnight deadline for passing a funding measure to keep the government operating. "These young people are going to get what they deserve and what we have promised, which is an opportunity to have the Senate vote on various proposals". (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 next »