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Second federal judge halts DACA termination Second federal judge halts DACA termination
- February 14, 2018

Despite acknowledging the court's own sympathies towards those who were unable to apply for the program before then, "it can not say that plaintiffs have demonstrated either that these individuals would be irreparably harmed without injunctive relief or that the balance of equities favors these individuals to the same extent it favors existing DACA beneficiaries". (more...)
Rahul Gandhi's temple spree 'election gimmick': Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Rahul Gandhi's temple spree 'election gimmick': Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
- February 14, 2018

The BJP is creating enmity between communities and triggering violence among them. Go and see what is happening in UP, Haryana, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. "On the other side, as many as four (former) ministers who went to jail... and behind, 11 leaders who had to resign on charges of corruption", he said. (more...)
North Korea is already using the Olympics for propaganda North Korea is already using the Olympics for propaganda
- February 14, 2018

Over the weekend, Kim Yo Jong , the younger sister of leader Kim Jong Un visited Seoul and met with President Moon Jae-in, a historic first by any member of the ruling Kim family and the most significant diplomatic development in the Kim Jong Un era. (more...)
Colorado Couple's Life Savings Go Down With Sunken Sailboat Colorado Couple's Life Savings Go Down With Sunken Sailboat
- February 14, 2018

A Colorado couple's plans didn't turn out exactly like they'd hoped after they sold everything they owned to purchase a sailboat and travel together when the boat crashed on their trip, USA Today reports. Plus, they think their navigational maps didn't account for channel changes after Hurricane Irma. Walsh admitted she and her boyfriend, who used to drive for Uber, were "new to sailing". (more...)
North Korean delegation's South Korea visit meaningful: Pyongyang media North Korean delegation's South Korea visit meaningful: Pyongyang media
- February 14, 2018

Korea experts called the surprise move by North Korea an attempt to divide South Korea from the United States, which sent a delegation to the games led by Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSpace exploration is good for American jobs Trump approves Indiana Medicaid work requirements Democrat Manchin: Pence attacks prove "they don't want bipartisanship" in Trump admin MORE . (more...)
Trump tells Democrats to refile probe memo Trump tells Democrats to refile probe memo
- February 14, 2018

Trump had claimed he was completely vindicated by the Republican-written congressional memo, which alleged the FBI abused its surveillance powers during an investigation of the Trump presidential election campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation. (more...)
Philippine President Duterte Tells Troops to Shoot Female Rebels in the Vagina Philippine President Duterte Tells Troops to Shoot Female Rebels in the Vagina
- February 14, 2018

The word "vagina" was replaced with a dash in the transcript. This is not the first time that Duterte has made controversial and misogynistic remarks. The official transcript notes that the audience laughed. "Come on. Just laugh", said presidential spokesperson Harry Roque in a video posted to social media. (more...)
UK's Boris Johnson on UK's Boris Johnson on "horror" of Rohingya crisis
- February 14, 2018

Burma has staunchly denied the charges of ethnic cleansing and blocked United Nations investigators from the conflict zone, which has soured its relations with a number of western allies. There has been no official comment from the government following the publication of the report. Boris Johnson confronted Aung San Suu Kyi over the plight of Rohingya muslim refugees yesterday morning before visiting a burned out Rohinya village in Myanmar. (more...)
North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show
- February 12, 2018

Such a summit, if it came about, would mark the first time that leaders of the two Koreas have met since 2007. "There is no daylight between the United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan on the need to continue to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically until they abandon their nuclear and ballistic missile program", Vice President Mike Pence told reporters after a short visit here. (more...)
President Trump refuses to release Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe President Trump refuses to release Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe
- February 12, 2018

President Trump lamented that the "Democrats sent a very political and long response memo " which would have had to have been heavily redacted if released to the public. So they wish to send this memo back to the committee. Reports say the decision by Trump to block the memo infuriated Democrats with Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer saying , "Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: what is he hiding?" The site, CARepublican.com, features headlines ranging from ... (more...)
#Zuma: ANC NEC's Monday afternoon meeting is the cut-off point #Zuma: ANC NEC's Monday afternoon meeting is the cut-off point
- February 12, 2018

He lost his position as leader of ANC to trade Unionist Cyril Ramaphosa who was chosen to lead the 23-year-old ANC party on December 2018. Mr Zuma, 75, faces a number of corruption charges after nine years in power. The radical opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party has tabled another motion of no confidence which is due to be debated in parliament on Feb 22. (more...)
Tough Turkey talks await Tillerson Tough Turkey talks await Tillerson
- February 12, 2018

Egypt has launched a major military offensive against militants on the Sinai peninsula, said to be a major counterterrorism operation. He will visit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey on the tour's final stop where the US diplomat is expected to encounter with hard issues regarding the U.S.'s support for the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the Democratic Union Party (PYD). (more...)
'Frank, candid' talks held with Moon, says Pyongyang 'Frank, candid' talks held with Moon, says Pyongyang
- February 12, 2018

North and South Korea have always been at odds, so when athletes from both nations walked under the same flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday the world paid attention. Not long after, North and South Korean athletes entered Olympic Stadium together, waving flags showing a unified Korea - the long-time dream, in theory at least, of many Koreans in both North and South. (more...)
Sops shower as FM releases BJP's Tripura poll manifesto Sops shower as FM releases BJP's Tripura poll manifesto
- February 12, 2018

The BJP also promised to punish those accused in the Rose Valley scam and bring more investment opportunities to Tripura focusing on sector-wise development across the state. If a BJP-led government comes to power, the state and the Centre will work in a coordinated manner, so the state can prosper", Jaitley said, reported Times of India . (more...)
Puerto Rico officers say energy again to most after blackout Puerto Rico officers say energy again to most after blackout
- February 12, 2018

The island's utility company said electricity had been restored to 75% capacity after Hurricane Maria decimated the USA territory in late September. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz tweeted that no injuries have been reported yet and that firefighters were sent to the scene. (more...)
Olympics opening ceremony ratings slip for NBC Olympics opening ceremony ratings slip for NBC
- February 12, 2018

Moon also urged North Korea to talk to the United States, his office said . The Trump administration is wary of engagement with the North, which has been subjected to increasingly tough worldwide sanctions, unless it shows clear signs of giving up its nuclear weapons program. (more...)
Iran Consulate General in India celebrates anniv. of Islamic Revolution Iran Consulate General in India celebrates anniv. of Islamic Revolution
- February 12, 2018

Apart from holding extensive talks with Modi and other Indian leaders on key bilateral and regional issues, the Iranian leader is also scheduled to deliver a special address at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) on Saturday. India, Iran and Afghanistan have signed an agreement to give Indian goods, heading toward Central Asia and Afghanistan, preferential treatment and tariff reductions at the Chabahar port city in southern Iran. (more...)
Trump staff say president is 'absolutely not' seeking John Kelly's removal Trump staff say president is 'absolutely not' seeking John Kelly's removal
- February 12, 2018

She added that she had no concern for the safety of Hope Hicks, the White House communications director who is reportedly now dating Porter. Willoughby also took Trump to task for a tweet in which he suggested that Porter's life and career were being "shattered and destroyed" over unproven allegations. (more...)
Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo
- February 12, 2018

Democrats expressed outrage at the president's decision. Mr. Schiff said the Trump administration's hypocrisy "just kind of reaches out and grabs you by the throat". However, the White House yesterday confirmed that President Trump will not declassify the document in its current form. The seller also repeatedly pressed USA agents with offers of kompromat - compromising materials - on Trump, the Times said, citing US and European intelligence officials. (more...)
APG Asset Management NV Sells 476287 Shares of Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
- February 12, 2018

Grove Bank & Trust now owns 1,208 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $124,000 after purchasing an additional 170 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Friday, July 29. As per Friday, December 1, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy". (more...)
Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un impersonators ejected from Opening Ceremony Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un impersonators ejected from Opening Ceremony
- February 12, 2018

Seating plans shown on television had Pence seated directly opposite the North's Kim Yong Nam at the reception in Pyeongchang . "You went through a lot of trouble braving the cold until late", he told them. Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat nearby, looking expressionless. Pence had said they would "see what happens" when asked about a potential meeting earlier in the week, but the North's foreign ministry shot down any chance of talks on Thursday. (more...)
Pence's trip a 'missed opportunity' for North Korea diplomacy Pence's trip a 'missed opportunity' for North Korea diplomacy
- February 12, 2018

North Korea is subject to heavy United Nations and USA sanctions created to pressure the reclusive, one-party state to abandon its development of nuclear and ballistic missiles. But North Korea's awful record on human rights and the growing threat from its nuclear weapons program appeared out of mind. Pence was reported to have said he reached the new understanding with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has been pushing for diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's ... (more...)
Pakistan Taliban says deputy chief killed in U.S. drone strike Pakistan Taliban says deputy chief killed in U.S. drone strike
- February 12, 2018

Spokesman for the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Mohammad Khorasani said in a statement sent to the local media that Sajna, deputy chief of the group, was killed in the US drone attack in North Waziristan tribal region on February 8. (more...)
Mike Pence says United States ready to talk with North Korea Mike Pence says United States ready to talk with North Korea
- February 12, 2018

Pence and the North Koreans have been an awkward presence at the Games to say the least. "The point is, no pressure comes off until they are actually doing something that the alliance believes represents a meaningful step toward denuclearization", Pence was quoted on Sunday as saying. (more...)
Ben Walsh accused of killing girlfriend, stabbing parents: What we know Ben Walsh accused of killing girlfriend, stabbing parents: What we know
- February 12, 2018

Police say Ben Walsh showed up to the restaurant where his parents were attending a family party and stabbed his mother in the abdomen with a large kitchen knife. where they found Bergstrom's body. "It just seems like he came here on one mission", Mike Walsh said . Mike Walsh called Bergstrom's death and the attack on his wife a "nightmare". (more...)

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