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Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

According to the Blue House, Kim Jong Un wanted to meet Moon "in the near future" and would like for him to visit North Korea "at his earliest convenience", his sister told Moon. "I am very confident, as President Trump is, that President Moon will continue to stand strongly with us in our extreme-pressure campaign", Pence told NBC in an interview on Friday, maintaining all options were open to deal with the crisis. Consulte Mais Informação

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SKorea hit by magnitude 4.8 quake

SKorea hit by magnitude 4.8 quake

The epicenter, with a depth of 14 km, was at 36.08 degrees north latitude and 129.33 degrees east longitude. Following the latest tremor, the 84th aftershock of the main quake, the country's interior ministry says it dispatched some 800 personnel have been dispatched to swiftly analyze the situation and take emergency measures as necessary. Consulte Mais Informação

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Korean hostility thaws at Winter Olympics

Korean hostility thaws at Winter Olympics

In more visible displays of dissatisfaction, far-right anti-North Korea groups burned pictures of Kim Jong-un. "Let us make it happen by creating the necessary conditions in the future", he was quoted as saying. Moon's desire to engage North Korea was in contrast to his U.S. ally. Pence and his wife, Karen, reportedly were the only people in that suite not to stand for the Korean delegation, which was made up of South Korean and North Korean athletes during the parade. Consulte Mais Informação

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Padman isn't a good film

Padman isn't a good film

It was a buzzing afternoon in HT House when he and his writer-producer wife Twinkle Khanna visited to meet the winners of HT City Stars In The City contest. " Pad Man " stars Akshay Kumar as Muruganantham, while Radhika Apte plays his wife. "It is an entertaining film, and people will not feel uncomfortable while watch it with their families, " she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey's Afrin Operation Draws in Armenians, Azeris

Turkey's Afrin Operation Draws in Armenians, Azeris

Turkey launched an offensive into the enclave on January 20 against Syrian Kurdish fighters that Ankara considers to be a security threat due to their links to outlawed rebels in Turkey. As Turkey's military intervention in Kurdish-majority Afrin, Syria, entered its third week, a parallel public relations battle has raged on airwaves and social media, with varying messages tailored to Armenian and Azerbaijani audiences. Consulte Mais Informação

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IN flu stats reflect nation's bad year

IN flu stats reflect nation's bad year

According to the CDC's weekly flu report, 48 states are still reporting widespread influenza outbreaks, which is every state save for Hawaii and Oregon. "This year has been a particularly virulent season", she said. Caused by viruses, flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. Consulte Mais Informação

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Firefighters Battle Mount Canobolas Blaze

Firefighters Battle Mount Canobolas Blaze

The RFS said more than 298 hectares had burnt and more than 100 firefighters were working to fight the fire, supported by waterbombing aircraft, including the DC-10 air tanker, Nancy Bird. "Fire activity has increased over the past few hours and the fire is moving in an easterly direction along Mount Canobolas Road", the service said in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkish pilots killed in Syria helicopter crash

Turkish pilots killed in Syria helicopter crash

The Turkish military said in a statement that two soldiers were killed when its attack helicopter crashed and was destroyed at around 1 p.m. local time (10 a.m. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Saturday accused Syrian forces of carrying out "no-holds-barred" military offensives. "Civilians are the targets, in Idlib and in the east of Damascus". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump defends Hicks as Porter fallout continues

Trump defends Hicks as Porter fallout continues

Vice President Pence also seemed to draw a tougher line against the former staff secretary than Trump did, telling NBC's Nightly News he was "appalled" by the allegations against Porter. "I think he's an American hero". The White House response illustrates the obstacles many women face about their abuse. As White House staff secretary, Porter was responsible for reviewing all documents signed by the president. Consulte Mais Informação

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After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

The North Korean delegation to the PyeongChang Olympics is visiting the South Korean Presidential Office of Cheong Wa Dae. Amid predictions in the media that the North Korean leader's sister will likely deliver an invitation from Kim Jong-un for an inter-Korean summit, it remains to be seen if the deputy director of the propaganda department of the Workers' Party is carrying such a letter to President Moon. Consulte Mais Informação

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PM Narendra Modi conferred 'Grand Collar of the State of Palestine'

PM Narendra Modi conferred 'Grand Collar of the State of Palestine'

Soon after his arrival, Modi visited the Mausoleum of in and laid a wreath at the grave of the iconic Palestinian leader. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Palestinian city of Ramallah on Saturday, ANI reported. "We believe a permanent solution to Palestine is possible through dialogue". He said hopes for the return of peace in this region. This is an honour for India and a symbol of Palestine's friendship. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mylee Billingham's father charged with murder of eight-year-old daughter

Mylee Billingham's father charged with murder of eight-year-old daughter

She was taken to hospital with stab injuries but unfortunately nothing could be done to save her life and she was pronounced dead shortly after. Post-mortem tests found Mylee died of a single stab wound to the chest. Billingham was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Wolverhampton magistrates court on Monday. Billingham is the brother of SAS Who Dares Wins trainer Mark Billingham, who released a statement shortly after the incident took place. Consulte Mais Informação

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"Situação muito tensa" no Estabelecimento Prisional de Lisboa

Depois disso, também ao DN, o presidente do Sindicato Nacional do Corpo da Guarda Prisional, Jorge Alves, reiterava que houve " um problema ao final da tarde na Ala E ". Segundo o mesmo responsável, o GISP (Grupo de Intervenção e Segurança Prisional da Guarda Prisional) estava a preparar-se para intervir, para repor a normalidade "na totalidade", uma vez que a ala E não estaria ainda sob controlo. Consulte Mais Informação

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