• Can the PyeongChang Olympics Be a Breakthrough for the North Korea Crisis?
Can the PyeongChang Olympics Be a Breakthrough for the North Korea Crisis?

Kim during his new year address included a warning to the United States that he has a " nuclear button " on his table, prompting a furious response from Trump . Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera sounded a note of caution about the proposed talks. While many observers focused most of their attention on Kim's threatening message about the...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot grows after no Tuesday victor
Mega Millions jackpot grows after no Tuesday victor

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is expected to be $440 million with a one-time cash payout of $278.3 million. Players can multiply their Mega Millions prizes (not the jackpot prize) by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times. In January 2016, the biggest Powerball jackpot was $1.586 billion. Tickets for both the jackpots are $2 per play and they can...

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  • Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks
Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks

Corfman accuses Moore of attacking her despite knowledge that he sexually abused her as a 14-year-old. Representatives of his campaign could not immediately be reached for comment on Thursday. Wearing only undershorts, Mr. Moore touched Ms. Corfman's private parts through her bra and underpants and guided her hand to touch his penis. Corfman said...

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  • Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20
Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20

Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the attack through its mouthpiece Amaq news agency, according to Site Intelligence Group, a nongovernmental counterterrorism organization. The deadly assault comes a week after more than 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide blast claimed by the Islamic State group that targete...

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  • North Korea missile crashes into its own cities
North Korea missile crashes into its own cities

The Diplomat then used satellite imagery from the company Planet Labs to narrow the dates of when the damage might have happened, and found it to be at some point between April 26 and 29. The potential for disaster with such untested systems in populated areas, the publication notes, is easy to see. North Korea spent much of 2017 touting the ad...

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  • US Attorney General Ends Obama Marijuana Policy
US Attorney General Ends Obama Marijuana Policy

Federal law still prohibits marijuana even as some states move to legalize it. "Given the massive revenue opportunity (for the businesses and for taxes), the general public support of the marijuana industry, and the risk-reward mentality of those in this industry already, I think marijuana businesses will hold steady in terms of jobs and wages, b...

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  • 'White out conditions' at JFK, LaGuardia; Cancellations climb at EWR
'White out conditions' at JFK, LaGuardia; Cancellations climb at EWR

Airports in the New York City area and Boston have been especially hard-hit with more than two-thirds of flights in and out being canceled, the Associated Press is reporting. That's on top of the roughly 650 that were canceled and the 5,600 that were delayed on Wednesday, according to the site. Most airlines have been letting customers change...

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  • Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, killing 1 tourist and injuring 7
Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, killing 1 tourist and injuring 7

A fact-finding committee later found that the accident was probably caused by a gas leak near the burner, sparking a blaze that spread throughout the balloon. Since then, balloon rides have been monitored by cameras and banned from flying above 2,000 meters. Egypt's vital but ailing tourism industry, partially driven by sightseeing, has been hit ...

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  • MPs call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups
MPs call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups

Funds from the so-called " latte levy " would be used to improve recycling facilities nationwide, Parliament's cross-party Environmental Audit Committee said on Friday in an emailed report. While a charge could encourage the uptake of reusable cups, leading to a reduction in the amount of waste produced, the report also acknowledges the need for ...

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  • Friday outlook: A heaping helping of cold weather, blowing snow
Friday outlook: A heaping helping of cold weather, blowing snow

Areas to the south of 8 Mile are in a Wind Chill ADVISORY for the same time. A wind chill advisory is in effect throughout Western Pennsylvania, with bitterly cold temperatures forecasted to impact the entire region. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind ...

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  • Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on Spirit flight to Detroit: complaint
Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on Spirit flight to Detroit: complaint

The victim said she woke up to Ramamoorthy penetrating her with his fingers and The girl complained the flight attendants after she found her trousers and shirt unbuttoned. Magistrate Judge Steven Whalen, who said it was a "very unusual case", ordered Ramamoorthy to be held pending trial, reports the Washington Post.

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  • What Is a 'Bomb Cyclone,' or Bombogenesis?
What Is a 'Bomb Cyclone,' or Bombogenesis?

Kennedy International Airport. Travelers flying with top airlines in the US like American , Delta, Southwest and United are being advised to call the airport before leaving for the facilities due to likely delays and cancellations. Roy Cooper said two people were killed when a truck ran off the road and overturned in a creek in Moore County and ...

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  • USA to Withhold All Security Assistance to Pakistan
USA to Withhold All Security Assistance to Pakistan

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations, has confirmed that the Trump administration is withholding $255 million in security aid for Pakistan. takes any action against Pakistan's national security, a response will be given in line with the public's expectations. Despite Pakistan's public objections to the USA drone strikes, it is rumor...

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  • Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of Snow
Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of Snow

The storm should be too far east of Richmond to have a major impact, but areas east of Interstate 95 will potentially have some accumulation Wednesday night. And, as in any snow storm, the chance for falling tree limbs and damage to power lines. Another factor with this storm may be the wind. The storm is being dubbed a bombogenesis, a slan...

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  • Multi-car crash outside Buffalo leaves motorists backed up for miles
Multi-car crash outside Buffalo leaves motorists backed up for miles

A witness travelling in the other direction posted a video on Twitter showing cars backed up for about three-quarters of a mile in the Thruway's east bound lanes. Trooper Michael Cassella in Albany says 15 to 25 cars and 10 tractor-trailers were involved in a series of collisions starting shortly before 2 p.m.

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  • Palace comes from behind to beat Southampton 2-1
Palace comes from behind to beat Southampton 2-1

A lack of control allowed Palace back into the game, and the pressure will only increase on Pellegrino in the coming days. Their visitors had instead enjoyed an encouraging run that had significantly strengthened their hopes of survival, but at a demanding time were left at a disadvantage by Southampton entering only their second game in seve...

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  • U.S. trooper dies in 'combat engagement' in Afghanistan
U.S. trooper dies in 'combat engagement' in Afghanistan

The other two injured soldiers have been returned to active duty, the statement said. USA -backed Afghan forces have been fighting the Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan . The Pentagon said the first death this year occurred in Achin in eastern Nangarhar province Monday, but didn't give details, including the military branch or the killed ...

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  • Hawaiian Airlines flight travels back in time
Hawaiian Airlines flight travels back in time

But a ten-minute delay in departure meant the flight finally took off on 1st January 2018. By the time the flight arrived in Hawaii, it was 10:16 A.M. Proof for time travel is ... air flights! Perhaps the flight attendants wanted to have their own toast in one time zone before heading to another. The anomaly was noticed by an American journalis...

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  • Oil dips after hitting highest since mid
Oil dips after hitting highest since mid

EST (1634 GMT). Worldwide benchmark Brent Crude futures also rose, supported by ongoing supply cuts by top producers OPEC and Russian Federation as well as strong demand from China . In worldwide markets, China has issued crude oil import quotas totalling 121.32 million tonnes for 44 companies in its first batch of allowances for 2018.

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  • Extreme Cold Forces Schools To Delay Opening On Tuesday
Extreme Cold Forces Schools To Delay Opening On Tuesday

Waynesboro Schools announced a two-hour delay for tomorrow. The remaining buses were taken out of service for repairs. The complications delayed some buses, but there were no significant issues, Luten said. "We don't want students to have to wait outside in the extreme a long time on buses that might be late because of mechanical problems". Schoo...

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