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World [PyeongChang 2018] S. Korea 'carefully' mulling timing of offering talks with NK
Author: 0 [PyeongChang 2018] S. Korea 'carefully' mulling timing of offering talks with NK

South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, has encouraged Pyongyang to send a delegation to the Games, hoping their presence would help ease tensions on the Korean peninsula. After a year in which he ordered a string of missile launches - including three intercontinental ballistic missiles - and the regime's sixth and most powerful nuclear test, Kim used his annual New Year's Day address to declare the North's nuclear weapons capability a reality.

World Pakistan summons United States ambassador after Trump's angry tweet
Author: 0 Pakistan summons United States ambassador after Trump's angry tweet

Commenting on the tweet , Dastagir said Pakistan had extended unprecedented cooperation to the United States for eliminating Al-Qaeda from its soil and Afghanistan, besides fighting the war against terrorism. "He has tweeted against us (Pakistan) and Iran for his domestic consumption", Asif told Geo TV on Monday. But US leaders have often complained that Pakistan has done too little to help.

World Hyderabad-Delhi flights delayed due to fog
Author: 0 Hyderabad-Delhi flights delayed due to fog

All domestic and global flights from the Delhi airport were put on hold at about 6 am morning and they started taking off a little before 11 am. Meanwhile, the Air Quality Index (AQI) at Delhi's Shadipur was recorded at 332, Siri Fort at 388 - both falling under the "Hazardous" category.

World Assam: ULFA (I) military leader's finds place in updated NRC draft
Author: 0 Assam: ULFA (I) military leader's finds place in updated NRC draft

Asked about the possible timeframe for the next draft, the RGI said it will be decided as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court - under whose monitoring the document is being prepared - in its next hearing in April. "The complete draft will be published after verification of all documents of those who had applied for inclusion". Many families claimed that names of only some of their members were found in the first draft, while others said none featured on the list.

World At least 20 people are dead in Iran's bloody week of protests
Author: 0 At least 20 people are dead in Iran's bloody week of protests

It was unclear if this was the same fatality as that reported by Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency on Monday. Protesters have complained mostly about economic problems and have also denounced Iran's clerical leadership. Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse a small protest in Tehran's Enghelab Square on Sunday evening, according to unverified social media videos.

World CNN's Dana Bash baffled by Roy Moore spokeswoman's frantic 'voter fraud' claims
Author: 0 CNN's Dana Bash baffled by Roy Moore spokeswoman's frantic 'voter fraud' claims

However, Merrill told The Associated Press that he isn't planning to delay the canvassing board meeting and said he has not yet found any evidence of election fraud. After his appointment as U.S. attorney in Birmingham in 1997, Jones led a team of federal and state attorneys during trials that resulted in the convictions of Thomas Blanton Jr in 2001 and Bobby Frank Cherry in 2002.

World Colorado deputy sheriff killed in domestic dispute call, suspect shot
Author: 0 Colorado deputy sheriff killed in domestic dispute call, suspect shot

According to KUSA , The local sheriff's office said in a tweet they were responding to an officer down in the area of County Line Road. A gunman opened fire, hitting five deputies and two civilians. It's not known if they are law enforcement. 'A Code Red was sent out regarding this incident. An emergency shelter was set up at East Ridge Recreation Center at 9568 University Boulevard in Highlands Ranch.

World Drunk man leads police to hotel room arsenal
Author: 0 Drunk man leads police to hotel room arsenal

Police say responding officers found a rifle, a shotgun and a handgun in the man's room, plus ammunition. When police arrived at the scene, the 21-year-old told police that he had a Ruger 9 mm that may have been stolen. Police Lieutenant Gordon Macintosh said police were called to the Hyatt Regency Hotel shortly after midnight to deal with a "drunk, belligerent suspect".

World Suspects wanted in armed robbery case near East Carolina University
Author: 0 Suspects wanted in armed robbery case near East Carolina University

He received an undisclosed amount of money during this robbery. He was described as a thin black male wearing white sneakers, khaki cargo-style trousers, a black hooded sweatshirt and a skeleton-style mask. The suspects then fled and the victim, who was not injured, called police. Police describe the gunmen as a thin black man and a heavy set Hispanic man, both wearing muddy construction boots, dark blue trousers, gray hooded sweatshirts and masks.

World Bitter cold and below zero wind chills to end 2017
Author: 0 Bitter cold and below zero wind chills to end 2017

There is a wind chill warning in effect for the same areas from midnight Sunday night to noon Monday. At times there has been a noticeable wind, giving us a wind chill value ranging form positive to negative numbers. Temperatures are expected to stay below zero throughout the holiday weekend. It will feel like it's no higher than the single digits. Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher says a cold front moved through Friday night and cold arctic air will take over into the New Year.

World 12 dead, several injured in Bronx building fire
Author: 0 12 dead, several injured in Bronx building fire

A National Guard soldier who reportedly went home for the holidays died while trying to save people from the deadly apartment fire in New York City . "Based on the research we have at this moment, it does not appear there was anything problematic about the building or the fire safety in the building".

World Turkey and Russian Federation finalize deal on anti-missile defense system
Author: 0 Turkey and Russian Federation finalize deal on anti-missile defense system

Chemezov said Turkey would buy four batteries and that the first deliveries would start in March 2020, according to Kommersant . Earlier this week, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said the two countries sorted out the remaining details behind the deal, agreeing that Ankara is to receive two systems and four batteries from Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Vanity Fair Apologises For Video Suggesting Hillary Clinton Takes Up Knitting

The two-time presidential candidate was mocked in a Vanity Fair video that presented the former First Lady with several potential pastimes for the New Year-none of which included seeking office again. Commenters were quick to denounce as "sexist" the suggestion of writer Maya Kosoff that Clinton "take up a new hobby in the new year". For the president, the uproar provided an opportunity to take a dig at two of his favorite targets: Clinton and Vanity Fair .

World More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
Author: 0 More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

The Afghanistan branch, which calls itself the Khorasan Province, has stepped up attacks over the past year even as the extremists' self-styled caliphate in Syria and Iraq has collapsed. Interior Ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said at least 40 people had been killed and 30 wounded in the blast, with numerous victims being students.

World Cold Continues as Chance for Snow Moves In
Author: 0 Cold Continues as Chance for Snow Moves In

The Wind Chill Advisory for Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham Counties remains in effect through the course of the morning today. A cold snap remains the biggest weather threat for the remainder of the week, though parts of the Region could see more snow Thursday and Friday.

World Weather: Brutal cold to last into next week
Author: 0 Weather: Brutal cold to last into next week

Temperatures should hover at between the mid-30s and low-50s. Tuesday's high of minus 7 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus 22 degrees, prompted the weather service to issue a wind chill advisory until noon Wednesday . According to the National Weather Service , around eight inches of snow was dropped on western Greene County and northern Columbia County. Combine that will a couple of gusts of wind out of the northwest at 5-10 miles per hour, making it feel like double digits below ...

World Trump Is America's 2nd Most-Admired Man
Author: 0 Trump Is America's 2nd Most-Admired Man

Gallup, which has conducted its poll to determine the most admired person in the country 71 times since 1946 determines results "based on telephone interviews conducted December 4-11, 2017, with a random sample of 1,049 adults, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 USA states and the District of Columbia", according to Gallup.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Lashes Out Against Top FBI Officials Over Holiday Weekend

Terry McAuliffe, an ally of Hillary and Bill Clinton, to McCabe's wife, who was running for (and eventually lost) a seat in Virginia's Senate. The letters come as Mueller's team is facing heightened scrutiny in recent weeks following reports that two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation called Trump an "idiot" and "loathsome human" in a series of text messages a year ago.

World Hope that Pakistan would free Kulbhushan Jadhav soon, say relatives
Author: 0 Hope that Pakistan would free Kulbhushan Jadhav soon, say relatives

Three Pakistan Army personnel were martyred and one more was injured due to heavy cross-border shelling by Indian forces on Monday evening, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Before the meeting, the security check of the family was performed. New Delhi asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May to stop Islamabad from executing Jadhav, arguing he was denied diplomatic assistance during what India called an "unfair trial".

World Mahadayi talks only after Karnataka poll: Goa BJP
Author: 0 Mahadayi talks only after Karnataka poll: Goa BJP

Siddaramaiah , who wants PM Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of Mahadayi riparian states (Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra) - as suggested by the tribunal to explore an amicable resolution - said, "The chief minister of Goa must write to the government of Karnataka, or Mahadayi River Water Disputes Tribunal, stating that it is willing to provide 7.56 tmc water for drinking purposes in north Karnataka".

World Top JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir's Pulwama, encounter continues
Author: 0 Top JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir's Pulwama, encounter continues

But one police source said two of Tantray's associates had managed to escape. They said security forces and SOG of state police on a tip off about the presence of militants launched a joint search operation at Samboora, Awantipora, in Pulwama at 0030 hrs late last night.

World California Police Officer Dead, Another Injured in DUI Crash
Author: 0 California Police Officer Dead, Another Injured in DUI Crash

CHP Assistant Chief Ernie Sanchez named the dead officer as 33-year-old Anthony Camilleri Sr., who leaves behind three children and his wife, CBS San Francisco reported . Police were called to the scene late Sunday evening after receiving a report about a collision involving a auto that rear-ended a CHP patrol vehicle.

World Gov. Kasich Signs Law Banning Down Syndrome Abortions
Author: 0 Gov. Kasich Signs Law Banning Down Syndrome Abortions

A doctor performing an abortion in such a case could face a fourth-degree felony charge and physicians could lose their licenses. The bill bans abortions after prenatal tests show the baby is more likely than not to have Down Syndrome. Some liberal groups, such as the American Civil Liberties Union, claim it violates women's rights. The law would come into effect in 90 days. OH is the fourth state to pass an abortion ban for fetuses with Down syndrome, according to The Washington Post , ...

World Mumbai gets India's first AC local train
Author: 0 Mumbai gets India's first AC local train

The service is being rolled out on a trial basis today and will be fully operational from January 1. Commuters gave Mumbai's first air-conditioned suburban train a thumbs-up on Monday, with many ready to trade the comfort of their cars once the frequency of the new service is increased with additional rakes.