• South Korea president declares 2018 Winter Olympics open

    South Korea president declares 2018 Winter Olympics open

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    When the Olympic flame is lit in Pyeongchang , a previously little-known corner of South Korea , around 3,000 athletes from all over the world will compete for a record 102 gold medals in 15 sports until February 25. Kim Jong Un and President Trump impersonators were booted from the Olympic Games' opening ceremony. The vice president was supposed to sit across from the North Korean head of state at the dinner, but reportedly showed up late and was not able to be seated.
  • US Vice-President Mike Pence rains on Olympic parade with Korea team snub

    US Vice-President Mike Pence rains on Olympic parade with Korea team snub

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    This items corrects that Kim Yo Jong is the leader's sister. Under the 2015 deal reached under Abe and Moon's predecessor, Japan apologised to former comfort women and provided a 1 billion yen ($9 million) fund to help them. Moon briefly met Kim at a reception he hosted for visiting heads of state and other global leaders before the opening of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.
  • Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

    Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

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    Ben Simmons has a good case over the two. "He's already an National Basketball Association superstar, breaking first-year records held by greats of the game like Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson". Simmons has been snubbed for an All-Star invite six times in recent weeks as players pulled out with injuries and National Basketball Association coaches and the league's commissioner, Adam Silver, instead went with veteran players as replacements.
  • Arunachal secures low position in health index

    Arunachal secures low position in health index

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    Orissa has been ranked 18th among 21 large states under overall performance in the Niti Aayog's "performance in health outcome index" released Friday. The report has been developed by Niti Aayog with technical assistance from World Bank, and in consultation with the Ministry of Health. The health ranking of states has been done in three categories namely larger states, smaller states and union territories to ensure comparison among similar entities.
  • Trump wishes former aide well after domestic abuse allegations

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    Trump said Porter, who resigned when the abuse allegations became public this week, had " worked hard" at the White House and wished him well. Kelly said he took action within 40 minutes of seeing the photos that had surfaced overnight showing one of Porter's ex-wives with a black eye she claims she got because of Porter.
  • Trump just praised the White House aide accused of domestic abuse

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    Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. Trump's comments Friday were the first time the president has spoken publicly about the top aide since the allegations surfaced Wednesday in a report in the British tabloid The Daily Mail .
  • Trump and Jong Un take selfies as Winter Olympics kickoff

    Trump and Jong Un take selfies as Winter Olympics kickoff

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    After showing up late, the VP meant to quickly leave after a photo session. On Thursday, he warned that the United States would continue to place pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme. "Had it not been for the PyeongChang Olympics, some of us might not have had the chance to be together in the same room", Moon said . Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police not far from the main stadium before the opening ceremony began, with some of their ...
  • Stocks finish rollercoaster session higher, Dow up 1.4%

    Stocks finish rollercoaster session higher, Dow up 1.4%

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    Thursday's losses in the S&P 500 put the market into "correction" territory , meaning stocks had fallen 10 percent from their January 26th high. Although the weekly losses exceed anything since the financial crisis, the market and economy are in vastly better shape than in 2008.
  • As He Was Spotted Lurking Outside Her Apartment Building!

    As He Was Spotted Lurking Outside Her Apartment Building!

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    He was charged with aggravated harassment and stalking and, according to the last update, the stalker now remains in custody as of last night. She was also joined at the bash by her equally successful model sister Gigi . "The comments are: 'It's extra, it's fake.' But if I don't do it enough then it's: 'Oh they're fake, they're not really together'". Hadid is once again making a bold, hip statement with her versatile look in the all-new Reebok Pump Supreme which is a part of the brand's ...
  • White House Praises Senate Budget Deal

    White House Praises Senate Budget Deal

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    The Office of Management and Budget is preparing for "a lapse of appropriations." But the closure is likely to end up being brief and having only slight impact on federal workers and the public. Some Democrats , including minority leader Nancy Pelosi , also said they opposed the measure because it did not include a deal that would protect some 700,000 "Dreamers" - immigrants brought to the U.S.
  • Ambassador says Brexit is high stakes for Japanese firms

    Ambassador says Brexit is high stakes for Japanese firms

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    EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that a Brexit transition period may never happen because "substantial" disagreements remain. "We have to work out how to translate the political fudge on the Northern Irish border that was agreed at the end of December into hard legal language", he said .