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Another White House Official Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims Another White House Official Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims
- February 12, 2018

A second White House official has resigned amid allegations of domestic violence and emotional abuse of a spouse. The Washington Post detailed allegations his ex-wife Jessica Corbett made against him - including that he ran over her foot in a vehicle, put out a cigarette out on her hand, threw her into a wall, and grasped her by her hair while they were alone on their boat. (more...)
American IOC official says joint Korean hockey team deserves Nobel Peace Prize American IOC official says joint Korean hockey team deserves Nobel Peace Prize
- February 12, 2018

Past "charm offensives" have been interpreted as North Korea trying to recoup from crippling sanctions on their nuclear programme, or trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its USA ally. Addressing tens of thousands of troops and civilians assembled on the square below him, Kim said the parade marks North Korea's emergence as a "global military power" despite facing the "worst sanctions". (more...)
President Trump tweets Nunes memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russian Federation collusion probe President Trump tweets Nunes memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russian Federation collusion probe
- February 11, 2018

Not to me, it doesn't, and I was pretty integrally involved in the drafting of it . Other leading figures, including Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, an Arizona Republican, are issuing dire warnings of the potential damage that undermining U.S. (more...)
UP Board 2018 security made 10 Lakh students skipped their board exam UP Board 2018 security made 10 Lakh students skipped their board exam
- February 11, 2018

He applauded PM's efforts to pen down such book and said that the book is not merely dedicated to the students and youngster but also for all the individuals On the occasion, CM Yogi said that the Government will work towards making examinations less complicated for students. (more...)
West Wing rattled, Trump casts doubt on aide's exit West Wing rattled, Trump casts doubt on aide's exit
- February 11, 2018

Sorensen said he is innocent but was leaving to avoid bringing controversy on the White House. "Is there no such thing any longer as Due Process?" Porter, who is now in a with White House communications director Hope Hicks, his resignation last Wednesday after the unearthing of domestic abuse allegations from two of his ex-wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, who stories and photo evidence of alleged repeated physical abuse. (more...)
Plea in NGT against Amit Shah's bike rally in Jind Plea in NGT against Amit Shah's bike rally in Jind
- February 11, 2018

Yashpal Malik, chief of All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS), said that the Jat community is unhappy with the unfulfillment of promises made by the BJP government to give reservation to their community in the state and that's why they are planning to block BJP chief Amit Shah's rally with almost 50,000 tractors trolleys at the rally site. (more...)
State GOP reaches deal to revise legislative districts State GOP reaches deal to revise legislative districts
- February 11, 2018

The districts comply with the Voting Rights Act. Shortly after a panel of federal judges ruled that Pennsylvania's map of congressional districts did not violate the U.S. A redrawing of district lines would likely increase Democratic chances to pick up several seats. A Republican aide involved in developing the map says voter performance wasn't considered for any candidate. (more...)
Angela Merkel refuses to comment on Poland's holocaust law Angela Merkel refuses to comment on Poland's holocaust law
- February 11, 2018

But he said the point of the law is to prevent the Polish nation as a whole from being wrongly accused of institutionalized participation in the Holocaust . Zybertowicz could not immediately be reached for comment but tweeted a link to the article. Polish public officials typically have the chance to review their statements before media outlets publish them. (more...)
India's speeding train kills four elephants India's speeding train kills four elephants
- February 11, 2018

Five elephants have reportedly died as a result of the dashing. The engine of the train too got derailed at the impact of the mishap though there was no casualty of passengers. He said this also proves that there has been no joint patrolling between the forest and the railways or else the forest department would have known about the fence. (more...)
Merkel defends painful coalition concessions, denies authority waning Merkel defends painful coalition concessions, denies authority waning
- February 11, 2018

The SPD's 464,000 members have to ratify the four-year government program in a postal ballot. German officials, however, say the trade surplus reflects the strength of the "made in Germany" brand and insist there is little they can do to influence the spending of companies and individuals. (more...)
Afghanistan- Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in US Drone Strike Afghanistan- Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in US Drone Strike
- February 11, 2018

The NATO-led Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan said it had no information about the strike. The United States has designated three Pakistani-based militants as "global terrorists", as Washington heaps pressure on Islamabad to crack down on militants. (more...)
Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in 1st ODI by 154 runs Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in 1st ODI by 154 runs
- February 11, 2018

The Afghanistan chase never got going, with the unsafe Mohammad Shahzad dismissed for just 15 as they slipped to 39/5. Zimbabwe's 154-run victory was based mainly on a fine 125 from Brendan Taylor and an equally impressive 92 from Sikandar Raza . (more...)
Trump laments 'shattered' lives after aides resign Trump laments 'shattered' lives after aides resign
- February 11, 2018

Porter worked directly with Kelly, the chief of staff, and was considered a skilled insider. Once again, Trump managed to jump to the glowing defense of an individual accused of reprehensible actions , lamenting that Porter was going through a very tough time. (more...)
Pence insists 'no daylight' on North after S. Korea visit Pence insists 'no daylight' on North after S. Korea visit
- February 11, 2018

Kim Yo Jong is the first member of her family to set foot in this country since the north and south were divided and her grandfather, Kim Il Sung, founded North Korea . As First Vice Director of the Central Committee of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, Kim has been an increasingly prominent figure in North Korea's leadership and is considered one of the few people who has earned her brother's absolute trust. (more...)
Amid a White House in tumult, Trump defends former aide Amid a White House in tumult, Trump defends former aide
- February 11, 2018

White House officials have said Hicks knew that an ex-girlfriend of Porter's had informed aides that both of Porter's ex-wives had said he was violent. He made no mention of the ex-wives or the alleged domestic abuse. Trump said much the same about Porter in remarks to reporters Friday, in which he praised Porter's job performance. (more...)
Pence uses Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea Pence uses Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea
- February 11, 2018

Moon and Pence didn't discuss an invitation extended by Kim Jong Un to meet with the South Korean leader in Pyongyang, said a senior White House official who requested anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. "This development could have been anticipated, but for Japan it's a nightmare scenario", said Takashi Kawakami, a professor of worldwide politics at Takushoku University in Tokyo. (more...)
N. Korean Delegation Visits Presidential Office in Seoul N. Korean Delegation Visits Presidential Office in Seoul
- February 11, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved to be short-lived, quickly drowned out by the images of the two Koreas marching and competing together, as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Explosion west of Toronto injures three people Explosion west of Toronto injures three people
- February 11, 2018

Paramedics say a man was seriously injured following the blast in Mississauga, Ont., and a woman and child are being treated for minor injuries. All three people have been transported to hospital. Kennedy Secondary School, has partially collapsed as crews continue to battle an ongoing fire. The building was evacuated and residents are being kept on Mississauga transit buses for the time being. (more...)
Erdogan Says Military Chopper 'Downed' in Syria, Vows Revenge Erdogan Says Military Chopper 'Downed' in Syria, Vows Revenge
- February 11, 2018

Its national dialogue conference in Sochi on January 30 was based on the assumption that Assad would remain in power. France is among Assad's harshest critics. The facility supplies drinking water to hundreds of thousands of residents and displaced people in the wider Afrin region, they added. Also Sunday, at least three civilians were killed in government airstrikes and shelling on a besieged, opposition-held area outside Damascus, according to the Observatory. (more...)
White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo
- February 11, 2018

Earlier Friday, White House spokesman Raj Shah had Trump was discussing the Democratic document with the White House counsel's office, FBI Director Christopher Wray and another top Justice Department official. "The president would consider releasing the document if changes were made "to mitigate the risks" determined by the Department of National Intelligence and Justice Department of releasing those sensitive parts", McGahn wrote. (more...)

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