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The North Korean taekwondo delegation now in South Korea will carry out three more demonstrations before returning home Thursday. Also on hand was U.S. All three were reportedly due to watch the Koreas' unified women's ice hockey team's first match against Switzerland later Saturday. Pence's office didn't directly address Kim's invitation to Moon.
  • Midwest Winter Storm Hits on Friday, Over Weekend

    Midwest Winter Storm Hits on Friday, Over Weekend

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    Weather service forecasters warn of heavy snow, reduced visibility and hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute Friday . Snow was likely to greatly impact Friday morning's commute, after Northern Illinois received four to six inches overnight and the flurries were expected to continue off and on through the weekend.
  • Lenten Season 2018: When Does it Begin and What is Its Relevance?

    Lenten Season 2018: When Does it Begin and What is Its Relevance?

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    Ash Wednesday and Lent are observed particularly in Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran and United Methodist faith communities, although other Christian denominations often participate. The bishop explained that as American celebrations of Valentine's Day are largely secular in nature, and the importance of Ash Wednesday as a liturgical holiday, that no dispensations were to be given.
  • Man City boss Pep Guardiola: I hope Riyad Mahrez plays against us

    Man City boss Pep Guardiola: I hope Riyad Mahrez plays against us

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    The 26-year-old has not been seen by the club since Leicester blocked what would have been a dream move to the Premier League leaders. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola's injury crisis is easing as defender John Stones returns for Saturday's Premier League clash against Leicester , while forwards Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus are closing in on a return to first-team action.
  • 2 police officer shot dead in line of duty in Columbus suburb

    2 police officer shot dead in line of duty in Columbus suburb

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    Police in OH say two officers have been fatally shot at a home in a Columbus suburb, and a suspect is in custody. The second shot officer is in critical condition. Westerville is 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of downtown Columbus. Investigators said they will release more information throughout the day. This is a developing story.
  • Russia Reduces Visa Duration for North Korean Workers to One Year

    Russia Reduces Visa Duration for North Korean Workers to One Year

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    Security Council resolutions and expelling North Korean workers I think that would initially be a positive sign", said Lisa Collins, a Korea expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The Far East of the country, the region closest to North Korea, will be hit particularly hard as it is home to some 12,000 migrant workers from the hermit state.
  • The Newest: UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

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    South Korea's president ate kimchi and drank soju liquor with the North's ceremonial head of state and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, even as the U.S. The North Koreans were in the room at the same time as Pence, an official said. Pence did not shake hands with Kim, he added, but Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did, exchanging a few words with him.
  • Trump won't declassify Democratic memo, cites national security concerns

    Trump won't declassify Democratic memo, cites national security concerns

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    The release of the memo was blocked by Trump on Friday , kicking off a new skirmish between Democrats and the White House. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Feb. "This committee has a strong record of bipartisanship", he said at the time, "and based on my previous cooperation with Rep. Schiff on the committee and on other issues, I am confident this tradition will continue in the new Congress".
  • City of Rock Island issues snow emergency

    City of Rock Island issues snow emergency

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    After Monday's 3.2-inch snowfall , rather than forming windrows in the center lanes of the downtown streets, crews pushed the snow into the parallel parking spaces on either side. No parking on snow routes until snow removed from street, odd and even parking restrictions on all other streets. The city of Stoughton has declared a snow emergency beginning at midnight to 8 a.m.
  • Gerry Adams officially steps down as Sinn Fein leader

    Gerry Adams officially steps down as Sinn Fein leader

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    If I thought about it very deeply, those people who detest me will continue to detest me. The talks failed and what followed became known as Bloody Friday, when the IRA planted at least 20 bombs across Belfast in one day, killing nine people and injuring 130.
  • Eisenhauer pleads no contest to murder

    Eisenhauer pleads no contest to murder

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    Eisenhauer may have had an inappropriate relationship with Lovell, the Washington Post has reported. Eisenhauer's lawyer has told the jury that his alleged accomplice, Natalie Keepers, could have killed Lovell. The plea was made Friday morning after Blacksburg Police Department Detective Desiree Twigger was called to testify by prosecutors on Thursday afternoon about a cell phone she had seized from Eisenhauer after his arrest.
  • Winter Olympics kicks off with Korean show of unity

    Winter Olympics kicks off with Korean show of unity

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    Saturday's meeting also involved the North's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam, who led what apparently turned out to be a 21-member delegation to the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympics on Friday. "We wanted to show the alliance seated together", the official said. Mr Pence, who avoided direct contact with North Korea's ceremonial leader at a reception dinner hosted by Mr Moon last night, said the United States will continue to exert maximum pressure on Pyongyang until ...
  • House speaker says will move on immigration bill after budget

    House speaker says will move on immigration bill after budget

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    The US House of Representatives have passed a stopgap spending bill to fund the government through late March. "This bill is the product of extensive negotiations among congressional leaders and the White House", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at the Senate floor on Wednesday.
  • Egypt conducts massive operation against militants in Sinai

    Egypt conducts massive operation against militants in Sinai

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    The military operation is meant to cover large parts of the Sinai peninsula, as well as parts of the Delta and the Western Desert, the military spokesman said. The country's military personnel supported by the Interior Ministry also held raids in settlements on the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt launched a major assault against militants focused on the Sinai peninsula, where the militant Islamic State (IS) group has staged deadly attacks, aiming to crush their insurgency by the end of a February ...
  • France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

    France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

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    State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says there have been reports of new attacks in the last 48 hours killing "dozens" of civilians. Tensions have risen between Washington and Ankara in recent months with Turkey frustrated at Trump's forces providing support to Kurdish fighters in the north of Syria .
  • The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018

    The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018

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    The US government will shut down for the second time in less than a month, after the Senate failed to vote on a controversial budget bill before last night's midnight deadline. But it would be costly to the USA budget and would further underscore a fundamental shift in Republican conservative thinking that Paul was trying to draw attention to.