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North Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Winter Olympics North Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Winter Olympics
- February 12, 2018

The two Koreas are technically still at war after a conflict in the 1950s ended with an armistice, rather than a peace treaty. Concerns are rising that North Korea's belligerent response to the resumption of the joint exercise would prompt the Trump administration to seriously consider a "bloody-nose strike", a preventive strike against the North's nuclear and missile facilities. (more...)
North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang
- February 12, 2018

On Saturday, she sat down for almost three hours of meetings and lunch at the Blue House, South Korea's presidential complex. Moon received a letter from Kim Jong Un through her sister, in which Pyongyang's leader expressed his willingness to mend ties between the two countries. (more...)
RSS chief says can raise force in days, Army needs months RSS chief says can raise force in days, Army needs months
- February 12, 2018

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat , who is now in Bihar for 10 days, stirred a fresh controversy after he compared his organisation with the Indian Army. Bihar's main Opposition party RJD took exception to Bhagwat's statement about the Army and demanded that he tender an apology immediately. "Members of RSS would then keep meeting one another as friends do as usual", added the 67-year-old leader as he outlined the objectives and duties of RSS activists. (more...)
71 killed as Russian plane crashes near Moscow 71 killed as Russian plane crashes near Moscow
- February 12, 2018

A cockpit recorder and parts of the fuselage were retrieved from the crash site, Russia's Emergencies Ministry reported. A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people has crashed near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city's airports. (more...)
Alibaba Invests CNY5.45 Billion For 15% Stake In Furniture Chain Easyhome
- February 12, 2018

The Chinese firm, the dominant e-commerce player in its country, gobbled up a 15 percent stake in Beijing Easyhome Furnishing for RMB 5.45 billion , or around $867 million, and pumped $486 million into a big data retail firm in two deals announced over the weekend. (more...)
Harvard names veteran educational administrator as new president Harvard names veteran educational administrator as new president
- February 12, 2018

He was elected to the Harvard presidency by the Harvard Corporation with the consent of the University's Board of Overseers and will assume the role of president beginning July 1. Prior to joining the board at Harvard, Bacow served as president of Tufts University from September 2001 through July 2011. Lee said Bacow was "unanimously and enthusiastically" selected as the school's 29th president. (more...)
Militants' bid to attack CRPF camp foiled in Srinagar Militants' bid to attack CRPF camp foiled in Srinagar
- February 12, 2018

However, the attackers fled the spot after the alert CRPF personnel opened fire. The security forces had launched the search operation after two militants were believed to have gone inside an abandoned building near the camp in the Karan Nagar area, Greater Kashmir reported. (more...)
Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) Lifted to Positive at Susquehanna Bancshares Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) Lifted to Positive at Susquehanna Bancshares
- February 12, 2018

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) has risen 7.59% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.17% the S&P500. (NYSE: DKS ). Fulton Retail Bank Na has 0.02% invested in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) rating on Thursday, July 20. Wedbush initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. Tudor Investment Et Al has 0.01% invested in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (more...)
Will visit by NK leader's sister pave way for inter-Korean summit? Will visit by NK leader's sister pave way for inter-Korean summit?
- February 12, 2018

Kim Yo-jong and her delegation were earlier in the day greeted by government officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon, before boarding a bullet train to Pyeongchang . Trumps number two has talked tough as he arrived in the South, pledging to ramp up "maximum pressure" after the Olympics. The two impersonators said they got along well together. (more...)
Gold Medalists Among 15 Russians To File Last-Minute Appeals At Sports Court Gold Medalists Among 15 Russians To File Last-Minute Appeals At Sports Court
- February 12, 2018

The IOC expects 168 Russian athletes to compete under the neutral banner of "Olympic Athletes from Russia". The first competitions of the games - including a U.S. Six-time Winter Olympics gold medal winner Victor Ahn is among the athletes to waiting for approval to compete in South Korea. "We're hoping for a fair and logical decision from the court", he said. (more...)
ATP Montpellier: Lucas Pouille tops Richard Gasquet for fifth ATP title ATP Montpellier: Lucas Pouille tops Richard Gasquet for fifth ATP title
- February 12, 2018

The all-French showdown was Gasquet's sixth appearance in the Montpellier finale in as many years, but he was punished by Pouille for costly errors. Pouille saved two match points at 1-6, 3-5 against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Saturday's second semi-final before his compatriot was forced to retire with a left hamstring injury. (more...)
Mick Mulvaney: Trump 'absolutely not' considering replacing John Kelly Mick Mulvaney: Trump 'absolutely not' considering replacing John Kelly
- February 12, 2018

Trump vented in a tweet that appeared to take aim at the rising #MeToo movement about sexual abuse and echoed his own denials of sexual impropriety in the face of accusations from more than a dozen women. Mr Kelly has told his staff he ordered Porter to be fired 40 minutes after learning of the charges, an assertion that other officials disputed. Top officials also defended Porter vigorously after the allegations from one of the ex-wives first surfaced. (more...)
North Korea Proposes Inter-Korean Leaders Summit North Korea Proposes Inter-Korean Leaders Summit
- February 12, 2018

An inter-Korean summit would be the third of its kind, after Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong II met the South's Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007 respectively, both of them in Pyongyang. Vice President Mike Pence. Pence spent the days leading up to the Pyeongchang Olympics warning that the North was trying to "hijack the message and imagery" of the event with its "propaganda". (more...)
Drone kills three 'Haqqani militants' in Afghanistan Drone kills three 'Haqqani militants' in Afghanistan
- February 12, 2018

The US administration called on the governments of Pakistan and other South Asian countries to deny sanctuary to unsafe individuals and organisations. Two separate United States drone strikes struck a militant compound in a northwestern tribal region of Pakistan and a vehicle in Afghanistan, killing 11 militants, mostly from the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, officials said Friday. (more...)
ValuEngine Downgrades NGL Energy Partners (NGL) to Sell ValuEngine Downgrades NGL Energy Partners (NGL) to Sell
- February 12, 2018

The institutional investor held 97,750 shares of the oil refining and marketing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.13 million, down from 286,550 at the end of the previous reported quarter. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Asset Advsrs Corporation reported 5,561 shares. (more...)
WW2 Bomb Found In Thames, London City Airport Shut WW2 Bomb Found In Thames, London City Airport Shut
- February 12, 2018

London City Airport advised passengers not to travel to the airport and their airline. "As a result, London City Airport is now closed", the airport said in a statement. local time, authorities said in a news release . The Royal Navy implemented the 214-meter exclusion zone to "ensure that the ordnance can be safely dealt with whilst limiting any risk to the public", according to Met Police. (more...)
Alleged Arsonist Sparks Fireball On Board Chicago Subway Train Alleged Arsonist Sparks Fireball On Board Chicago Subway Train
- February 12, 2018

Ferguson, is seated on the train holding his hands before arguing with an officer who walks through the train's open doors. During the fight, two Chicago Police officers can be seen boarding the train to join the scuffle. At least one officer received medical treatment after the incident. But unexpectedly, the back of the carriage somehow erupts in orange flames and rapidly fills the train with black smoke. (more...)
Turnbull asked to explain Barnaby Joyce girlfriend jobs Turnbull asked to explain Barnaby Joyce girlfriend jobs
- February 12, 2018

Seriously, this stuff has to stack up before you start reporting it, ' he said. "I would not expect to see Barnaby leading the Nationals into the next election". "The only area in which there is a genuine public interest is in the area of the expenditure of taxpayers funds and there have been questions over the last couple of days about jobs that have been created for Vikki Campion , the expenditure of taxpayer funds on travel", Ms Plibersek told the ABC on Sunday. (more...)
PM Modi discusses trade, defence cooperation with his UAE counterpart Al Maktoum PM Modi discusses trade, defence cooperation with his UAE counterpart Al Maktoum
- February 12, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday officially launched a project for the construction of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi , describing the holy place as a "catalytic agent" of humanity and harmony that will become a medium of India's identity. (more...)
Trump says Jerusalem recognition 'highest point' reached as President so far Trump says Jerusalem recognition 'highest point' reached as President so far
- February 12, 2018

Trump stated that while he knew he would go forward with recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital during his first year as president, he also understood why previous presidents had not. The move sparked outrage among the Palestinians and across the Muslim world, and Palestinian leaders said Washington could no longer serve as a Mideast peace broker. (more...)

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