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World News China criticizes United States for nuclear adversary claims
Author: 0 China criticizes United States for nuclear adversary claims

In a tweet published on Saturday, Zarif wrote, "The US Nuclear Posture Review reflects greater reliance on nukes in violation of the NPT, bringing humankind closer to annihilation". The US should drop its "cold war mentality" and take action to reduce its nuclear arsenal, China's defence ministry said on Sunday after the Pentagon described China and Russian Federation as potential threats.

World News North Korean Defectors Tell Trump Their Stories At White House
Author: 0 North Korean Defectors Tell Trump Their Stories At White House

The global drives comes as the South prepares to host the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, beginning next Friday. The second major flaw in the argument is that what is portrayed as limited in Washington, and among some armchair strategists supporting this course, will inevitably be seen in Pyongyang as a major assault on North Korean territory and its prized strategic assets.

World News Wintry mix expected in Baltimore for Super Bowl Sunday morning
Author: 0 Wintry mix expected in Baltimore for Super Bowl Sunday morning

Sunday , 2/04/2018 for much of the Upstate of SC and western North Carolina. Single-digit wind chills are expected Saturday morning for much of the Midwest, including Chicago, Columbus and Detroit . Precipitation will start early Sunday morning, as early as 4am in the west and 7am in the east. More snow is expected Monday evening, bringing as much as 3-5 inches.

World News Joint Olympics team is an advance for Korean people
Author: 0 Joint Olympics team is an advance for Korean people

A joint cultural performance had been planned in a North Korean mountain resort, but it was called off by Pyongyang earlier this week which blamed South Korean media for encouraging "insulting" public sentiment regarding the North. North Korea has warned if the United States goes ahead with delayed military exercises with South Korea after the Winter Olympics it will not "sit idle", the North's foreign minister said in a letter to the United Nations .

World News 'Will not repeat mistakes of past administrations' on North Korea
Author: 0 'Will not repeat mistakes of past administrations' on North Korea

We're going to find out pretty soon, I suspect", Trump said . The ministry said the North was also angry over media reports about a possible military parade to be held February 8, a day before the opening of the Games. But we think the Olympics will go very nicely, and after that, who knows? The withdrawal of Victor Cha as the Trump administration's nominee for the US ambassador to South Korea has brought surprise and concern to the Korean peninsula.

World News Trump meets North Korea defectors at White House
Author: 0 Trump meets North Korea defectors at White House

Ji lost a leg and an arm while scavenging coal as a boy, and later fled to South Korea. After each story, Trump replied with phrases like "tough stuff", and congratulated the defectors on their freedom. Trump also reiterated his intention of addressing the trade imbalance between the 2 nations. The Trump administration has been lobbying countries around the world - especially North Korea's top two trading partners China and Russian Federation - to isolate the already reclusive country and ...

World News Amtrak South Carolina Crash
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At least two people are dead and 50 injured after a passenger train collided with a freight train in SC early Sunday, according to the Lexington County sheriff's office. Officials said more than 50 people had been transported to hospital after the Amtrak service flew off the line. The Red Cross tweeted that disaster trained volunteers were responding at the scene.

World News Discovery under jungle cover rewrites Mayan historical past
Author: 0 Discovery under jungle cover rewrites Mayan historical past

Moreover, the complexity of the discovered structures is strong evidence that the region boasted a more advanced civilization, closer to sophisticated cultures like ancient Greece or China. It bounces pulsed laser light off the ground, revealing contours hidden by dense foliage. The survey is part of a three-year project spearheaded by Guatemala's Foundation for Maya Cultural and Natural Heritage (PACUNAM).

World News State of the Union: Trump audience figures boast questioned
Author: 0 State of the Union: Trump audience figures boast questioned

Beyond any of these specific examples is the larger erosion in what had once been a bipartisan consensus and shared recognition: that immigrants are a source of strength and vitality for the country. The most publicized bonuses, though, were generally $1,000. The Trump speech was attractive, at some points even poetic, and delivered well (for him).

World News Ship with 22 Indians goes missing off West Africa
Author: 0 Ship with 22 Indians goes missing off West Africa

The merchant vessel " Marine Express " is reported to be missing from the Gulf of Guinea off the Benin coast. Loaded with almost 13,500 tonnes of gasoline, the ship went off the radar on February 1. He said that the situation has been constantly monitoring. As per the reports, the region near Benin from where the ship went missing is known as the pirate-infested and several ships have been targeted earlier.

World News Aussies third in NZ sevens, Fiji win title
Author: 0 Aussies third in NZ sevens, Fiji win title

The World Rugby Sevens Series is stopping in Hamilton for the first time after moving from Wellington, where it had been hosted since 2000. Vilimoni Koroi was New Zealand's leading points scorer on day one with 24. It put South Africa into a semi-final against Scotland on Sunday while England will face New Zealand. After South Africa scored the first two tries and Australia hit back on the break, Stannard had a chance to put his team in the lead but fumbled a hard low offload within ...

World News Abbas to address UNSC at monthly Middle East meeting amid USA tensions
Author: 0 Abbas to address UNSC at monthly Middle East meeting amid USA tensions

On December 21, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly passed a non-binding resolution condemning Trump's decision and called on states not to move their diplomatic missions to Jerusalem. On Dec. 6, the US president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting widespread condemnation across the region and angry demonstrations in the Palestinian territories.

World News Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers
Author: 0 Pakistani Taliban claim attack that killed 11 soldiers

The area has been cordoned off and security forces are searching for possible accomplices of the bomber, the English language newspaper the Dawn reported. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack. More updates to follow... The Pakistani military wrested the region from the Taliban in 2009 and has maintained a heavy presence.

World News History will be made in the BBL Final
Author: 0 History will be made in the BBL Final

And the classy left-hander proved the difference, smacking an unbeaten 85 from 57 balls in Adelaide's 5-178. Kieron Pollard ... missed out for Renegades off the last ball of the match. Another two runs were scored off the penultimate ball of the match, but the Renegades could not get the runs they required off the final ball as they only conceded a leg bye.

World News Paul Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it
Author: 0 Paul Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin walks to the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. "To a person working paycheck to paycheck, just got a $1,000 bonus - that's not crumbs". He highlighted Julia Ketchum, a secretary earning an additional $1.50 a week under the new withholding guidelines from the IRS following the passage of the bill.

World News Rees Mogg called 'fascist, misogynist' during protester fracas
Author: 0 Rees Mogg called 'fascist, misogynist' during protester fracas

Shouts of "free speech" can be heard in the clip. "I wanted to stop anyone being hit because the whole thing would have degenerated", he told The Telegraph . The event descended into a fracas in which punches were seemingly thrown and the Conservative politician was forced to intervene to hold both sides apart while police were called.

Author: 0 N. Korea defends army anniversary parade slated for day before Olympic opening

North Korea is certainly no stranger to the art of the bluff. Most worrying of all , a belief seems to be gathering pace that the United States can somehow launch "surgical" military strikes while containing a larger conflict, because Kim Jong-un will not respond for fear of triggering an overwhelming retaliatory response.

World News Need to work harder, says Rajasthan CM after bypoll drubbing
Author: 0 Need to work harder, says Rajasthan CM after bypoll drubbing

Interestingly, the Congress did not win a single seat in Rajasthan during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Proud of each and every one of you. The ruling party in West Bengal - the Trinamool Congress' candidate Sajda Ahmed won the "Uluberia" Lok Sabha by-poll by over 470,000 lakh votes, while the BJP's candidate stood a distant second.

World News Four,400-year-old tomb found outdoors Cairo
Author: 0 Four,400-year-old tomb found outdoors Cairo

Several of those tombs have already been dug up since 1842. Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced the discovery on Saturday and said the tomb is likely to have belonged to a high-ranking official known as Hetpet during the 5th Dynasty of ancient Egypt.

World News Nunes Memo Proves FBI Committed 'Treason,' GOP Lawmaker Says
Author: 0 Nunes Memo Proves FBI Committed 'Treason,' GOP Lawmaker Says

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee, also criticized the release of the memo . The complete file that the Justice Department used to apply for the warrant remains highly classified, making it hard to evaluate the memo's contents.

World News Here's what the controversial House Intel surveillance memo says
Author: 0 Here's what the controversial House Intel surveillance memo says

The memo said the initial application to the court and subsequent renewal applications did not mention the link between Steele and the Democrats. The committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, but its inquiry has devolved into a partisan fight about the Federal Bureau of Investigation and justice department, and how they have investigated the meddling.

World News Snow on and off this weekend
Author: 0 Snow on and off this weekend

Flurries are possible tonight . The National Weather Service states Midland, Bay, Huron, Saginaw, Tuscola, Sanilac and Shiawassee counties could see those snowfall totals by late Sunday , Feb. Farther away from the influence of the lake, snowfall totals will be more on the order of 1 to 3-inches. A wet and rainy start to Sunday will give way to a drier afternoon with highs back in the upper 40's to near 50.

World News North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for Olympics
Author: 0 North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for Olympics

On Friday, Mattis implied the New York Times account of the conference call was wrong, but he did not say outright whether he and Tillerson had been inadvertently overheard criticizing the National Security. A KCNA file photo released November 17, 2016, shows a performance by the Samjiyon art troupe in Pyongyang. The South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs has allayed fears that Asiana Airlines (OZ, Seoul Incheon ) could be subject to USA sanctions following a series of one-off ...

World News TDP leaders tell Naidu to reconsider alliance with BJP
Author: 0 TDP leaders tell Naidu to reconsider alliance with BJP

We don't know what's in their minds", he said. Upset with the "empty hand" to AP in the Budget, disappointed Naidu wants to chalk out a strategy to mount pressure on the NDA government. Though it is speculated that the TDP is going to take serious political decision of quitting the NDA alliance in protest against its attitude towards Andhra Pradesh, TDP sources revealed that Naidu feels it not right time for such "drastic" decision.

World News Trump slams Democrats for 'doing nothing' to forge deal on DACA
Author: 0 Trump slams Democrats for 'doing nothing' to forge deal on DACA

We call them the White House framework - a plan that will finally bring our immigration system into the 21st Century. Additionally, the GOP bills look to slash legal immigration substantially. The CBO's announcement put the issue back into the spotlight, and Meadows said there are "discussions going on right now about the debt ceiling that I'm not at liberty to talk about" on ways to win conservative support for a debt ceiling measure.

World News Trump invites mauling by Mueller — THOMAS TASCHINGER
Author: 0 Trump invites mauling by Mueller — THOMAS TASCHINGER

Democrats, like Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, argued that the pressure campaign is nothing more than a partisan attempt to protect Trump . If Congress "doesn't like that", he said, "they can step in and call you to account" through impeachment. The full scope of Mueller's investigation, which involves hundreds of thousands of documents and dozens of witness interviews, is unknown.

World News Nagaland poll boycott protest loses steam
Author: 0 Nagaland poll boycott protest loses steam

The BJP has chose to contest the Nagaland general election scheduled for February 27 "for the cause of solution in the state."A press statement issued by the media cell of the BJP Nagaland informed that the decision was made during a meeting of BJP Nagaland state unit delegation with national BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav, in-charge of North East political election affairs, in New Delhi yesterday".

World News Woman who cut baby from neighbor gets life term
Author: 0 Woman who cut baby from neighbor gets life term

The baby is in the custody of her father, Greywind's boyfriend. 38-year-old Brooke Crews and her boyfriend have taken their first stand in court, being accused of coaxing Savanna Greywind and killing her in order to steal her baby. The baby was found later in the care of Crews. For the duration of the investigation, the authorities have decided not to offer any details about how Greywind died or how the North Dakota couple managed to get ahold of the baby.