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World News North Korea Is Sending a Senior Delegation to the Olympics Closing Ceremony
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US Vice President Mike Pence may have been excited to meet with Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, and other major North Korean officials this month, but North Korea has dumped him at the very last moment. and the North. THE South Korean government spent more than US$260 (RM1,019) per meal per person for the high-level North Korean delegates, including leader Kim Jong-un's sister who visited the Winter Olympics, reports said.

World News Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house

In December, U.S. rapper Nelly performed in Jeddah, albeit to a men-only crowd, and Greek musician Yanni played to a mixed-gender audience. These sorts of reforms are revolutionary in what has been an ultra-conservative Kingdom. The reforms are part of Prince Mohammed's ambitious "Vision 2030" program, which seeks to diversify the Saudi economy as it reels from a slump in energy prices, with the entertainment sector seen as a key potential source of growth.

World News Delhi IAS Association condemn attack on Chief Secy
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The Delhi Police has arrested Khan and Deoli MLA Prakash Jarwal. Delhi Chief Secretary had accused that he was assaulted by AAP legislators at the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal when he was called for a meeting. His medical examination was conducted on the night of February 20. Meanwhile police released the report of a medical exam of the chief secretary. However, senior leaders of the Delhi BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Delhi Congress said they do not see any ...

World News Students Debate Guns And School Safety At The White House
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Dauley said she has been aware of school shootings before, but the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 died, felt different. While Mall said it's not all about athletics, she was glad the walkout organizers took that into consideration.

World News Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal
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However, news emerged this week that a medal-winning Russian curler, Alexander Krushelnitsky , had tested positive for the banned substance meldonium , a case that is set to be heard on Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

World News Ariana Grande Pulls Out Of BRIT Awards Manchester Attack Tribute
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He said: "the people will always live on in our hearts and minds and memories" before asking Liam to come on stage. At the ceremony, Liam Gallagher stepped in for the 24-year-old pop star to perform Oasis' song " Live Forever ". This isn't the first time that Liam has shown solidarity with his home city since the devastating terror attack. In her place, Gary Barlow of Take That introduced the poignant tribute.

World News Yarmuth calls Trump 'a disgrace' on Twitter
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The White House also suggested the president may also be open to addressing for an age limit for those who purchase an AR-15, a high-caliber weapon commonly used in shooting tragedies like the one in Parkland. "Let's never let this happen again please, please", Zeif said. Previous mass shootings in the United States have also stirred outrage and calls for action to tighten USA gun laws, with few results in Congress.

World News Iran threatens to pull out of nuclear deal
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Iran has stayed within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential quarterly report by the United Nations atomic watchdog seen by Reuters showed on Thursday. While the deal largely ended nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran, other sanctions, including those targeting its support for terror groups like Hezbollah and its ballistic missile program, continue despite the deal.

World News Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark
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Vonn said she doesn't think her surgically repaired right knee will hold up until the 2022 Games in Beijing, but Kildow cited Roger Federer, 36, when asked about Vonn's future. Vonn was fast out of the gate, briefly beating Goggia's pace. Mikaela Shiffrin is one of the favorites and will be the 19th racer to take the course.

Author: 0 NRA to Join CNN Town Hall With Fla. School Shooting Survivors

LaPierre blasted politicians and activists who have taken to the national stage in the wake of the Florida tragedy, accusing them of politicizing the issue. LaPierre also accused Democrats like Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., of not working with them enough to address mental health and to put such checks into the database system to prevent unsafe people from getting access to guns.

World News Anthony Davis Says Pelicans Could Have Gone To Finals With Healthy Cousins
Author: 0 Anthony Davis Says Pelicans Could Have Gone To Finals With Healthy Cousins

But after Cousins' injury, the Pelicans have as many question marks as ever. However, they are just 1/2 a game ahead of the LA Clippers and 1 1/2 games ahead of the Utah Jazz, which makes keeping the No. Hear the rest of the interview with Guillory as he talks about what the Pelicans need to do to make the playoffs in this last half of the season, the re-emergence of Emeka Okafor and answering a caller on the team acquiring a player like Brook Lopez.

World News Trump promises strong background checks amid pleas for gun restrictions
Author: 0 Trump promises strong background checks amid pleas for gun restrictions

The attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and educators were slain on February 14 in the second-deadliest shooting at a U.S. In unveiling the report , the team of advisers compared Trump's economic policies to what they called "transformative" efforts of former Presidents John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan .

World News Centrica raises cost savings target, to cut 4000 jobs by 2020
Author: 0 Centrica raises cost savings target, to cut 4000 jobs by 2020

The government's price cap will affect millions of British Gas customers by the end of this year, which Conn admitted would dent profit margins. Centrica chief executive Iain Conn said: "Our financial result in the second half of 2017 was weak, primarily reflecting poor performance in business energy supply and particularly in our North America Business unit".

World News PNB Fraud Case: Enforcement Directorate Seizes 9 Cars of Nirav Modi
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In the Punjab National Bank-Nirav Modi case, the same system was allegedly used, over a period of almost 7 years, to enable the lender's Brady House branch in Mumbai for sending the message to offshore banks, that would later transfer the money, as mentioned in the SWIFT system, to the PNB's nostro account.

World News Lindsey Vonn earns another Olympic medal
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Mikaela Shiffrin won gold in the women's giant slalom in her PyeongChang Olympic debut. Shaun White won gold in the men's snowboard halfpipe. Canada has 16 medals, three of them in Snowboarding events, while the Netherlands, which has beenracking up speed skating medals, has a total of 13 medals, six of those golds.

World News Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Receive Letter Containing White Powder
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The letter was received at St. James's Palace in central London earlier this month. The discovery led to an immediate security scare, though an analysis of the powder found it was harmless. "The substance was tested and confirmed as non suspicious". Detectives are investigation "an offense of malicious communication" related to the package.

World News Meet IAF's Avani Chaturvedi, first Indian woman to fly fighter jet solo
Author: 0 Meet IAF's Avani Chaturvedi, first Indian woman to fly fighter jet solo

The highly-demanding and aging MiG-21 Bisons have the highest landing and take-off speeds in the world, with initial speeds of 340kmph. Born and brought up in a small town of Madhya Pradesh, she did her schooling in Deoland near Rewaa. government and her mother is a homemaker. Neighbouring Pakistan has about 20 female fighter pilots - the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) began inducting women into combat roles in 2006.

World News University lecturers take strike action over pensions
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UCU members have planned a full programme, starting with Professor Gurminder Bhambra's "In defence of the public university" at 13:30 on Thursday in Mandela Hall. The SU on Wednesday passed a motion which supported the strikes. At 2pm, the strike action continued with the UCU's first teach-out. Markus Hansen, a member of the St Andrews Socialist Society, stood by the strike action and St Andrews staff participating.

World News Donald Trump's First Year Sparks Surge In Hate Groups Across US
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Researchers who compiled the annual report noted a growth across the country in black nationalist groups as a backlash to their view of President Donald Trump's tolerance of white supremacist groups. Like numerous people who commit acts of mass violence, Cruz also had a history of misogynistic behavior and violence against women. Still, Beirich said it's hard to estimate what that means in terms of active members because hate groups either hide or exaggerate their membership, making it ...

World News President Trump Talks Arming Teachers To Deal with Shootings
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Some of the meeting participants indicated support. Thank you for signing up. . "Certainly it's controversial, but we'll study that along with many other ideas". And as hundreds of families of victims and others marched outside the White House and various cities in the US, Trump met with victims and families of the Florida high school massacre on Wednesday.

World News Facebook Post Threats Prompts Investigation in Salem
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An image circulating on social media about a threat to "SHS" is not about Sarasota High School, the Sarasota Police Department reports. The Scottsbluff School District is also aware of this investigation. The threat in Springfield Oregon was made known to police on Monday night. No threat was identified, but police continued to monitor the campus throughout Tuesday.

World News Missing boy's stepmom arrested; 'This is now a criminal investigation'
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Police were called to the home about three hours later and have been searching for Lucas ever since. Asked if the case may now be considered a homicide, Seiler said "At this point in time we hope not". She emphasized that she did not believe it was the father abusing his son but rather that the abuse was from Lucas' stepmother. The child endangerment case developed with new information revealed in the investigation of the boy's disappearance, he said.

World News Florida shooting: Students stage 'lie-in' to pressure White House on gun control
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President Trump signed a memorandum instructing the attorney general to regulate the use of bump stocks , effectively banning the use of the devices that can allow rifles to mimic automatic weapons. Tightening gun laws would mark a change in course for Trump, who has championed gun rights during his campaign and presidency. "I don't know how I'm ever going to step foot in that place again", Zeif said of his school.

World News Israel intel foiled IS Australia plane plot: Netanyahu
Author: 0 Israel intel foiled IS Australia plane plot: Netanyahu

In a speech in Jerusalem on Wednesday, Isreali PM credited his nation's intelligence agencies. "Unit 8200 provided exclusive intelligence that led to the thwarting of an airliner bombing by Islamic State (ISIS) at the end of 2017", the IDF said in a statement .

World News Donald Trump asks: 'Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?'
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Trump tweeted Wednesday . "Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?" Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation? That's quite a bit more than Trump has done. Trump has called the work of top Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice officials a "disgrace" and accused them of political bias. President Trump just can't quit trying to link his predecessor Barack Obama to the Russian Federation investigation.

World News Parrikar stable, condition improving: Goa BJP
Author: 0 Parrikar stable, condition improving: Goa BJP

The Budget session of the Goa Legislative Assembly , which began on Monday, would last for only four days owing to the illness of Manohar Parrikar , who was hospitalised in Mumbai . After landing in Goa, Parrikar went to his residence in Panaji . Messages circulating on social media on the above mentioned two dates, expressed fears about the worst for the Chief Minister's health.

World News Cardinal Dolan leads tributes to Billy Graham
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Pavone said the work of evangelists like Graham "is not only essential for the survival of faith; it is essential for our survival itself". President George W. "I felt that at that moment, I was not only in the presence of one of my heroes, but one of the greatest men in American history". Graham goes back to his early childhood.

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Sales of non-essential military-style assault weapons skyrocketed. So lawmakers, I hope you're willing to hear what they have to say . "AR-15s is what his name used and what was used in the Parkland, Florida murder was the AR-15 with a 19-year-old that got it legally ".