• Woman killed in Pakistan shelling on LoC

    Woman killed in Pakistan shelling on LoC

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    IST, he said. A woman has died in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector on late Saturday night. The Pakistan Army continued firing and shelling overnight along the LoC in the Krishnagati sector of Poonch district, the officials said.
  • Amanda Bynes returns to Twitter after almost a year

    Amanda Bynes returns to Twitter after almost a year

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    The All That alum has stayed out of the spotlight since 2013 and has also taken a long break from acting. Another fan wrote a sweet message to the What a Girl Wants actress, "Like so many of your fans, I was so sad when the world you were in got to be too much for you because I seriously thought you were one of the MOST talented people out there".
  • Teen Gerard wins slopestyle snowboarding for USA's 1st gold

    Teen Gerard wins slopestyle snowboarding for USA's 1st gold

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    The 17-year-older from OH won the gold medal in slopestyle snowboarding. Max Parrot, far left, and Mark McMorris, far right, earned Canada's first two medals of this year's Winter Olympics on Saturday night. He was in 11th place heading into his third run, but he executed it perfectly, essentially doubling his score with an 87.16 score, which was good enough to beat Canadian Mark McMorris, who was leading with 85.20.
  • Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

    Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

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    A spokesperson for President Moon said he hoped the two countries would work towards a summit and called on the U.S. and North Korea to resume dialogue. Her visit makes her the first member of the dynasty to set foot in the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. It is said that she has oversight over public statements released by the government, according to NBC News .
  • Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official

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    However, the U.S. Treasury Department previous year included Kim Yo Jong on its list of blacklisted officials over her position as vice director of the ruling Workers' Party's Propaganda and Agitation Department. US Vice President Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, US officials said. South Korean participants included senior officials Jeong Eui-yong, Jo Myong-gyoon and Im Jong-suk - the chief Presidential Secretary.
  • Moon, N. Korean Official to Watch Hockey Match Together

    Moon, N. Korean Official to Watch Hockey Match Together

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    It was the first time a member of North Korea's ruling family ever visited the presidential palace, called the Blue House. It is rare for the North's official media to refer to the South's leader as president, usually describing them as chief executive or similar, and even more unusual for a picture of them to be shown.
  • Trump won't declassify Democratic memo, sends back to committee

    Trump won't declassify Democratic memo, sends back to committee

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    Trump weighed in with a tweet on Saturday. " Told them to re-do and send back in proper form!" the president wrote. He asked the Democrats to revise the memo with the help of the Justice Department . Republicans backed the release, but several said they thought it should be redacted. The vote gives Mr. Trump five days to review the Democratic memo and determine whether he will try to block its release.
  • Frenchman Abraham Kiprotich Emerges Victorious At The Lagos City Marathon

    Frenchman Abraham Kiprotich Emerges Victorious At The Lagos City Marathon

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    Sadjo Ismail and Rose Akuso have won the maiden GAC Saloon cars for the 10km winners of this year's Lagos City Marathon on Saturday. Williams Kefas, however, came third in the long distance race. Besides, the Governor expressed excitement at the introduction of a 10km race dedicated exclusively for Nigerians, assuring that prizes in the category would be made to be at par with the main marathon in subsequent editions.
  • Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown

    Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown

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    A senior administration official had said Trump would sign the bill before noon but was unlikely to do so before 9 a.m., when federal employees would be back at work. The Washington Post puts the figure at half a trillion dollars. "In addition, the funding bill will provide support for our veterans, those who have worn the uniform as well as their families, and it will clear the way for new investment in our nation's infrastructure".
  • Second White House staffer resigns amid abuse allegation

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    Mr Porter worked at the heart of the White House for a year, but was denied full security clearance. Porter on Wednesday resigned after his two ex-wives said that he emotionally and physically abused them. When you combine this with that letter he sent to them Thursday night assuring them that he takes domestic violence seriously, it suggests serious unrest in the West Wing and a chief of staff who is treading water with the staff he leads.
  • North Korea invites South's president to Pyongyang

    North Korea invites South's president to Pyongyang

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    Inside the arena, Lee Dae-kyung, 60, trained binoculars on the seats where President Moon and Ms. Kim Saturday. Some North Korean experts believe tough United Nations sanctions that are cutting off most of the isolated North's sources of revenue have added pressure on Pyongyang to engage further with Seoul.
  • Rory McIlroy three shots back at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

    Rory McIlroy three shots back at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

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    Matt Kuchar and Julian Suri were in a three-way tie for third after posting matching 66s at Spyglass Hill, with Aaron Mise also getting to six-under at the par-71 Monterey Peninsula. "For my game, if I drive it well I'm going to play well most of the time". I'm going to take a couple of weeks. Biggest disappointments: Merritt was 6 under on his round and 16 under for the week before he bogeyed four of his last six holes to shoot 2-under 69 at Monterey Peninsula and fall two off the pace.
  • Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

    Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

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    Kim Yo Jong's visit to South Korea was the first time that a member of North Korea's ruling family has visited since the Korean War, which ended in 1953. He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un's government. Pyongyang has engaged in a war of words with South Korea's military ally the United States.
  • Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

    Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

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    Israel's Ambassador Danny Danon called on the Security Council "to condemn this risky act and to put an immediate end to Iranian provocations". The Russian foreign ministry called for "restraint" from all parties. Saturday's chain of events began at 4:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) when an Israeli Apache helicopter shot down an Iranian drone over the northern town of Beit Shean, the Israeli military said.
  • Israeli fighter jet shot down in Syria

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    Israel's raids came after it had intercepted what it said was an Iranian drone entering its airspace from Syria, which it labeled an "attack". In subsequent attacks, the Israeli military said it struck four additional Iranian positions and eight Syrian sites, causing significant damage.
  • Israeli fighter jet downed by Syrian fire, says military

    Israeli fighter jet downed by Syrian fire, says military

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    Israel attacks Syria, occupying the country's Golan Heights during its Six Day War on Arab territories. The crash happened as Israeli forces attacked 12 targets in Syria, including three aerial defense batteries and four targets described as Iranian, the IDF said.
  • Heading home, Pence asserts unity on pressuring North Korea

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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.