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World News Steelers Officially Announce Hiring Of Dunbar; Mitchell Remaining On Staff
Author: 0 Steelers Officially Announce Hiring Of Dunbar; Mitchell Remaining On Staff

He's previously been the defensive line coach for the Chicago Bears , Minnesota Vikings , New York Jets and Buffalo Bills . Dunbar was the defensive line coach in 2006 when Mike Tomlin was defensive coordinator. He will "oversee staff development among the coaching staff, work with current and former players in career development and assist coach Mike Tomlin in community related events", according to the team release.

World News Pence presses the South to stay on board against North Korea
Author: 0 Pence presses the South to stay on board against North Korea

North Korea reportedly prioritizes height, with only women taller than 165 centimeters able to join the squad. The Winter Olympics opening ceremony is Friday, Feb. The 28-year-old sister of the North Korean leader will be the first member of the Kim family to cross the border into the South. Kim Yo Jong is a propaganda official blacklisted last year by the US Treasury Department over alleged human rights abuses and censorship.

World News Throwback Thursday - Spice Girls 'Say You'll Be There'
Author: 0 Throwback Thursday - Spice Girls 'Say You'll Be There'

Also, this gives her a chance to step out of David Beckham 's shadow and get back in the game. Are the Spice Girls actually planning a reunion tour that will see all five members on stage together at the same time as TMZ is reporting, Wonderwall is wondering .

World News 31 civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta airstrikes
Author: 0 31 civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta airstrikes

The US, which backs the Syrian opposition, backed the call on Thursday, saying it was "appalled" by the escalating violence and multiple reports of Syrian government forces dropping bombs filled with chlorine on rebel-held areas. He described the government's siege and indiscriminate bombardment of eastern Ghouta as "international crimes". "If we say and repeat that there are chemical attacks, we build an obligation to react , " he said, adding: "We are not far away from that".

World News Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea

At the start of a six-day visit to Japan and South Korea, the vice president said the U.S. "We have lines of communication to Pyongyang". North and South Korea have, at least temporarily, put aside their enmity to allow Pyongyang to send athletes to the Games, an opening that some see as an opportunity to push for a negotiated settlement.

World News How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday
Author: 0 How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

Monday's stock crash brought the Industrial Average down by 3.8 percent to 24,547 points. Wednesday's last-minute tumble "underscored the lack of conviction that still exists in the market, which is a byproduct of the market's stunning behavior since last Friday", said Briefing.com analyst Patrick O'Hare.

World News Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet in Istanbul
Author: 0 Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet in Istanbul

The offensive aims to eliminate the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara views as a terror organization and the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Turkey on January 20 launched Operation Olive Branch to remove PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin . Iranian state TV on Wednesday aired a fabricated news story claiming that the Turkish army had used chemical weapons against PYD/PKK terrorists in Afrin, northwestern Syria.

World News Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues
Author: 0 Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

Some Republican members of the committee said they were unaware of the plans for the wall. Rep. One of the Republicans who spoke with CBS, Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL), said the Office of Congressional Ethics is investigating the committee's Republican staffers over alleged leaks, which could be a source of the tension, he said.

World News AAA: Number of drowsy driving crashes much higher than fed estimates
Author: 0 AAA: Number of drowsy driving crashes much higher than fed estimates

Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends adults get least seven hours of sleep a night. The AAA study says 9.5 percent of crashes can be blamed on "drowsy drivers". "You know it's time to pull over and maybe take a 20 minute cat nap in a rest area". Short term tactics like drinking coffee, singing, rolling down the window will not work, AAA says the only antidote for drowsiness is sleep.

World News Effectively hedging the stocks in today's share market: Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)
Author: 0 Effectively hedging the stocks in today's share market: Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Considering that the stock daily volume of 15719925 shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy shoot in volume. First Personal Financial Services raised its holdings in shares of Wynn Resorts by 102.9% in the third quarter. On average, analysts expect that Wynn Resorts will report full year earnings of $7.62 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.61 to $8.60.

World News Intl community should not be misled by N. Korea's conciliatory posture
Author: 0 Intl community should not be misled by N. Korea's conciliatory posture

The participation of 22 North Korean athletes in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will test the limits of United Nations sanctions imposed on the isolated nation to curtail its pursuit of a nuclear weapons program. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who is visiting Japan. In Korea, Pence will visit a memorial to the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack attributed to the North, and hold meetings with President Moon ...

World News Did Celtics Explore Trade For Blake Griffin Or DeAndre Jordan?
Author: 0 Did Celtics Explore Trade For Blake Griffin Or DeAndre Jordan?

Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan . This is huge news, not just because it indicates how badly the Cleveland Cavaliers want to trade for DeAndre Jordan , but because a third team is rumored to be involved. The last few days before the February 8 trade deadline will tell how much of a risk Cavs general manager Koby Altman is (or isn't) willing to take.

World News Senate leaders forge 2-year budget deal
Author: 0 Senate leaders forge 2-year budget deal

Spending for non-defense programs would increase $ 63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. It would also extend the debt ceiling and authorize about $70 billion in aid for last year's string of natural disasters. "We support funding our troops, but growing the size of government by 13 percent is not what the voters sent us here to do", the conservative House Freedom Caucus said late on Wednesday.

World News Mike Pence strikes first in Olympic chess match with North Korea
Author: 0 Mike Pence strikes first in Olympic chess match with North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence , who landed in South Korea overnight Thursday (U.S. time), is leading the U.S. delegation and had expressed some willingness to meet with North Korean officials should the opportunity arise. South Korea's well-known pop-songs, Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" and Secret Garden's " You Raise Me Up" were among the pieces performed by North Korea's art troupe as part of the pre-Olympics celebrations in the sub-host city of Gangneung on Thursday.

World News 191 file nominations for Naga polls
Author: 0 191 file nominations for Naga polls

The last date for withdrawal of nomination is February 12. "The NPF has already declared candidates for nearly all the seats". Moa Aier told UNI that out of 256 nomination papers filed for Nagaland Assembly elections scrutinized by the respective Returning Officers, and except one, all 255 nomination papers were found valid.

World News 5 arrested for firing in Srinagar hospital, helping Pak terrorist escape
Author: 0 5 arrested for firing in Srinagar hospital, helping Pak terrorist escape

Khan said Jutt and another militant Hilal are still at large. They were identified. Raids were conducted. "After their arrest we are left with Naveed and another terrorist (Hilal)", Khan told reporters. The officials said that the police were able to zero in on the four accused with the help of CCTV camera footage and conversations on social media.

World News Maldives' Embattled President Sends Envoys to China, Saudi for Support
Author: 0 Maldives' Embattled President Sends Envoys to China, Saudi for Support

Indian government sources also said "there is a set protocol to send an envoy" and India has "not been informed of the goal of sending the envoy". Wary of backlash from the world community and the United Nations which may lead to sanctions on his Govern-ment, Yameen is trying to reach out to certain "friendly countries", including India, to justify the Emergency in the Maldives.

World News Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail
Author: 0 Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail

Venezuela on Wednesday set a presidential election for April 22 after mediation talks between the leftist government and an opposition coalition collapsed, setting the stage for the likely re-election of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro, meanwhile, has been revelling in near-daily campaign speeches. Just minutes before the electoral board's announcement, Maduro was beaming at a campaign event at a Caracas park, during which he danced and embraced supporters.

World News Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal to avoid government shutdown
Author: 0 Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal to avoid government shutdown

Spending for non-defense programs would increase $63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. It also would provide hurricane and wildfire disaster aid. "I don't know when we would have another opportunity that matches today" to lock Ryan into a commitment, Pelosi said. More than six hours later, she was still going.

World News Four-time Olympic luger, Erin Hamlin picked as Team USA flagbearer
Author: 0 Four-time Olympic luger, Erin Hamlin picked as Team USA flagbearer

But the voting for the finalist deadlocked between the final two athletes and as previously agreed upon by all participants a coin toss was used to break the tie. Hamlin is coming off of a banner year in 2017, having taken a world championship in sprint, a silver medal in singles and another silver medal in mixed team.

World News NYC weather to stay mostly above freezing, offering respite from bitter cold
Author: 0 NYC weather to stay mostly above freezing, offering respite from bitter cold

An even chance of rain and/or snow is projected for the weekend. "At those temperatures, we could see some freezing of the rain on elevated surfaces", said Johnson. Highs 33 to 38 degrees. Further north in the Poconos and across northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey there is the possibility for heavier amounts of snow to accumulate.

World News Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight
Author: 0 Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight

Heavy snow showers will follow, and these will be most frequent across Northern Ireland and western Scotland, where 2-5 cm may accumulate above 100m with some snow to low levels too. Highs of 4 to 7 degrees Celsius in blustery northwesterly winds. Temperatures in the North also plummeted, and are expected to do the same at the end of the week.

World News Manchester United post loss as Donald Trump's tax reform offsets broadcast boom
Author: 0 Manchester United post loss as Donald Trump's tax reform offsets broadcast boom

United didn't splash out on transfer fees, but did acquire Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move to the Emirates. "Chief financial officer Cliff Baty said: "(The tax changes) should be beneficial to the club in the long term; however, we are still working through the details of the potential impact of the more complex aspect of the reforms with our advisers.

World News Congress hopes to avoid government shutdown Thursday
Author: 0 Congress hopes to avoid government shutdown Thursday

The government shutdown deadline is just hours away. The Senate is offering a bill to provide more stability, which will be a two year outline to fund the government instead of weeks at a time. Some government agencies will run out of money and have to furlough workers if Congress lets funding lapse. But he also wasn't interested in keeping the government open for a "reckless" spending deal that busts the budget caps.