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Sources say an informal luncheon between Kim and the South Korean delegation would give her more freedom to interact with the South Koreans than anybody else in the North Korean delegation. This is the real North Korea and the US won't allow that to be forgotten. Administration officials said they had long expected the North would seek to use the Olympics, taking place just 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the heavily-mined Demilitarized Zone dividing the Koreas, as an opportunity to put ...
  • National Weather Service: No East Coast tsunami warning

    National Weather Service: No East Coast tsunami warning

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    The National Weather Service said it was investigating how what it called "a routine test message" sent out about 8:30 a.m. Some smartphone users received the alert on their phones without the word "TEST". Jeremy DaRos, of Portland, Maine, said the alert made him "jump" because he lives a stone's throw from the water and was aware of recent spate of small earthquakes that made the alert seem plausible.
  • Government shutdown will happen tonight, aides say

    Government shutdown will happen tonight, aides say

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    Senate leaders have voiced confidence the deal will pass eventually, although the delays may push a vote to early Friday morning. "Often times we can get a lot more done working with one another and let the White House just sit on the sidelines", said Senate Minority Leader Charles E.
  • Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas for Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance

    Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas for Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance

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    As seen in Cleveland , Thomas struggled to make much of a positive impact in off-ball situations offensively. Yeah that's real exciting. If the Lakers let their current unrestricted free agents walk, they would have about $47.8 million in space this summer, and that includes the $12.4 million cap hold for pending restricted free agent Julius Randle .
  • US Politics: Trump calls stock market slump a

    US Politics: Trump calls stock market slump a "bad mistake"

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    Although Trump and the Republicans have been quick to take credit for the recent boom in United States stocks, the markets have been on the climb for much longer than his time in the Oval Office. But it's not apologizing for placing so much emphasis on the stock market's performance. "It's a record increase", Trump said. On Monday, the Dow took massive nosedive in response to higher interest rates, just as was boasting about a resurgent us economy .
  • Canada Seeking Investment from Big Foreign Players in Tech Sector

    Canada Seeking Investment from Big Foreign Players in Tech Sector

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    Speaking to reporters at the Capitol, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, R-Centre County, said that lawmakers from the Senate and House have not yet met to determine how or whether they will try to pass Congressional maps by Friday. "We want our senator and representatives to comply with the court order", said O'Neill. "Here we go again", he said. Corman said it's not obvious that the court will automatically OK a plan if it's passed by the Legislature and approved by the governor.
  • Video shows vandals ransacking Philadelphia gas station after Super Bowl win

    Video shows vandals ransacking Philadelphia gas station after Super Bowl win

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    A parade and celebration honoring the Eagles' Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots is scheduled for Thursday. The parade date was circled after the Eagles beat the Vikings in the NFC Championship game. Smith said on CNN that Trump's attacks on women, minorities and National Football League players have made him feel like he "wouldn't want to go to that party".
  • US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

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    Pelosi spent more than seven hours speaking on the House floor Wednesday in protest of the Trump administration's stance on DACA , thus sidelining the potential budget deal . The deal , if it can overcome opposition from both conservatives and liberals in the House, would avert a government shutdown on Friday by funding the government through March 23.
  • Jaitley dismisses corruption charges regarding Rafale deal

    Jaitley dismisses corruption charges regarding Rafale deal

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    My charge is Opposition is seriously compromising India's security by asking price of Rafale deal", said Jaitley to the protesting Congress MPs who repeated that the Government is accountable to Parliament . It claimed that the fighter jets are being bought from France at a price higher than what was negotiated in the previous multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) deal under which 126 fighter jets were to be bought, and included a number of fighters being assembled in India.
  • Isaiah Thomas expects to start

    Isaiah Thomas expects to start

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    The Cavs are now 5 1/2 games back of the No. 2 seed and 7 1/2 back of the conference's top seed. A person familiar with direct knowledge of the trade says the Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing guard Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers .
  • Abe, Pence vow to keep pressure on N Korea

    Abe, Pence vow to keep pressure on N Korea

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    Friday, Korea time, whether or not to exempt a blacklisted North Korean official from its sanctions so that he can visit the South for the Winter Olympics as part of a high-ranking North Korean delegation. "It's a possibility that North Korea could be behind the theft", said the source, who had knowledge of Intelligence Committee proceedings. Even as the two Koreas make shows of unity, the US vice president is sharpening his rhetoric against the North.
  • Nancy Pelosi gives record eight-hour speech on Dreamers

    Nancy Pelosi gives record eight-hour speech on Dreamers

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    Pelosi said she would oppose the deal unless House Speaker Paul Ryan gave assurances he would bring immigration legislation to the floor for a vote. At issue is the fate of roughly 1.8 million immigrants brought to the country as children and living here illegally. Nor would it increase border security or provide funding for a southern border wall.
  • If no national security risk, Trump should release Dems memo

    If no national security risk, Trump should release Dems memo

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    Trump must decide whether to release the Democrat version or withhold some or all of it for national security reasons. "Some witnesses have been postponed, others canceled, and two specifically have refused to answer questions about the events in the period", Representative Adam Schiff said in a statement.
  • House passes bill to prevent shutdown

    House passes bill to prevent shutdown

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    She wants that before voting on a government funding deal. "I have been relentlessly pressuring Congressional leadership to make sure that West Virginia gets the funding it needs to end the opioid epidemic and invest in high-speed internet and broadband access throughout our state, and I'm glad this funding will be included in the final budget deal ", he said .
  • McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

    McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

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    Once the bill passed the House, it went to the Senate , which unveiled a bipartisan deal to lift the funding caps on both domestic and defense spending , without addressing the Dreamers. It also would provide hurricane and wildfire disaster aid. Rep. Nanette Barragan, D-Calif., a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said the Latino community thinks Senate Democratic leaders have "turned their back".
  • One in five British parliament staff report sexual harassment or bullying

    One in five British parliament staff report sexual harassment or bullying

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    Prime Minister Theresa May had set up the cross-party working group of MPs and staff to root out abuse in Parliament amid growing pressure to curb sexual harassment in the workplace. The cross-party committee that has agreed on the new rules have also called for a new code of behaviour that applies to everyone in Parliament, there will also be new training courses to instruct everyone on how to proceed in such situations.
  • Analyst Overview: Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), Baidu, Inc. (BIDU)

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    In the last quarter, insiders sold 106,677 shares of company stock worth $20,059,795. On Monday, December 18 LIBENSON RICHARD M sold $3.86 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) or 20,000 shares. Norinchukin Bankshares The stated it has 0.23% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST ) analysts on average have given a price target of $208.28 on COST stock.
  • North Korea military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

    North Korea military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

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    As he prepares to travel to South Korea to lead the US delegation to the opening ceremonies of the games, Pence says past overtures to the North have only resulted in "willful deception, broken promises, and endless and escalating provocations".
  • New LA Times owner vows boost to its journalism

    New LA Times owner vows boost to its journalism

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    He would become the first local owner of the Times in 18 years, but would be buying the paper in a time of turmoil. The same year, Boston Red Sox owner John Henry purchased The Boston Globe for $70 million. "Especially in LA where you not only have cultural and ethnic diversity but also geographic and industrial diversity (tech, entertainment, aerospace, etc.) The recent news about potential changes with the LA Times ownership can only be considered a positive sign, continuing the ...