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Kim Jong-un's smiling sister exploits Trump-Moon divide over North Korea

Kim Jong-un's smiling sister exploits Trump-Moon divide over North Korea

Hundreds of South Korean activists gathered in protest of their northern counterparts Sunday, burning the North's flag and ripping up posters of dictator Kim Jong Un's face. The question now is whether the US and South Korea can stay united in keeping up the pressure on North Korea just as sanctions limiting export revenue and curbing fuel imports start to bite. Consulte Mais Informação

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14% of all Texas deaths related to flu — CDC

14% of all Texas deaths related to flu — CDC

Circulating flu strains this season are a mix of H3N2, H1N1 and B viruses. 'The hospitalization rate is approaching the final rate that we observed at the end of the active 2014 flu season, ' Dr Schuchat said. Current forecasts rely on this CDC data, but even at its fastest, the information is nearly two weeks behind real-time flu activity. Overall, the data showed 14,094 new laboratory-confirmed cases of illness during the week ending February 3, bringing the season total to 151,983. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kashmir highway closed due to snow

Kashmir highway closed due to snow

This is the first major snowfall in Kashmir this winter, which was largely dry so far. "Clearance operations will begin once the snowfall stops", the officials said. Meanwhile, the minimum temperature across the valley stayed around the freezing point, except for Gulmarg, the skiing resort in north Kashmir where the mercury settled at minus 4.6 degrees Celsius. Consulte Mais Informação

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BJP vows free phones, jobs to Tripura in 'Vision Document'

BJP vows free phones, jobs to Tripura in 'Vision Document'

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who on Sunday released the BJP's Vision Document for the state, took on the Left Front for its alleged misrule despite being in power for 25 years on the trot. It promised an investigation into the Rose Valley scam and those found guilty would be jailed. Tripura would be made a logistic hub for transportation in the entire northeastern region due to its proximity with Bangladesh and the ports in that country, Jaitley said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump to unveil $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

Trump to unveil $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

States, local governments and other project sponsors could use the grants - which administration officials view as incentives - for no more than 20 percent of the cost. Senior White House officials said the president's budget, due to be released on Monday, will include US$200 billion earmarked for projects to fix roads, bridges and other crucial infrastructure. Consulte Mais Informação

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Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled, encounter underway

Attack on Srinagar CRPF camp foiled, encounter underway

An official said firing was still on and forces were engaged with the militants. Earlier on Saturday, terrorists barged in the Sunjwan army camp in Jammu , killing five security personnel and one civilian. "Fortunately 2 terrorists are in cordon & exchange of fire going on". Six army personnel and six civilians were also injured. Sheh Paul Veid, Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K); wrote on twitter, "I congratulate alert CRPF sentry for averting Suicidal attack in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Winter Olympics: human drama amid the fireworks as Games get under way

Winter Olympics: human drama amid the fireworks as Games get under way

Elsewhere, gold medals are on offer in cross-country skiing, biathlon, speed skating, short track speed skating and ski-jumping and the first gold medal of the 2018 Olympics is likely to come in cross country skiing. Kim Yo-jong, 28, is the first member of the ruling Kim family bearing the bloodline of the sacred Mount Paektu, a centrepiece of the North's idolisation and propaganda campaign, to cross the border into the South since the 1950-53 Korean War. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Jong Un invites S. Korean president for summit meeting

Kim Jong Un invites S. Korean president for summit meeting

But younger South Koreans - many of whom voted for Moon in May - have spent their adult lives in a culturally vibrant democracy regularly menaced and occasionally attacked by Pyongyang. Taekwondo athletes from North and South Korea produced a stunning demonstration in Gangwon as sporting diplomacy took centre stage alongside kicking, screaming and flying planks of wood on Saturday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Frontier Airlines flight to Denver diverted to Oklahoma City

Frontier Airlines flight to Denver diverted to Oklahoma City

He said a 1:30 a.m. departure was scheduled. Will Rogers and the Oklahoma City Fire Department were called out assist with the situation. "No emergency was declared and the flight arrived without incident". The passengers were still on the plane at this time as the Federal Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the device. They were deplaned and taken to a secure location while Oklahoma City police and the FBI investigated. Consulte Mais Informação

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Barcelona must sweat for LaLiga - Valverde

Barcelona must sweat for LaLiga - Valverde

Getafe returned to La Liga last summer and have been hard to beat in the Primera Division this term, losing narrowly to both Barcelona and Real Madrid at home before ending Valencia's unbeaten record back in December. Gerard Pique missed training on Saturday but has been included in the Barcelona squad for Sunday's league game against Getafe and should be fit to face Chelsea in the Champions League. Consulte Mais Informação

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Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following hearth,…

Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following hearth,…

The state electric power authority (AEE) said the blast was caused by a broken-down switch in Rio Piedras, resulting in a blackout in central San Juan and Palo Seco in the north. "We have personnel working to restore the system as soon as possible", the AEE said. Heavy black smoke billowed from the substation as neighbors in the area described on social media seeing the sky turn orange following a loud explosion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea

Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea

United States vice-president Mike Pence , who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, U.S. officials said . While preparations for the Pyeongchang Games have involved dialogue and displays of unity between the two Koreas, Abe said he and Moon repeated that there is a need to continue to press the North over its nuclear weapons and missile development programs, as agreed between Japan and the United States. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Too Soon' To Tell If Korean Olympic Thaw Will Last: Jim Mattis

Russia's short-track speed-skater Semion Elistratov won the bronze medal at a distance of 1,500m at the Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang. "But if you want to talk, we'll talk". Moon and the two North Korean delegates cheerfully clapped and waved as the athletes from the two Koreas jointly marched during the ceremony holding a blue-and-white flag symbolizing a unified Korean Peninsula. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hector Bellerin explains reason for Arsenal defeat against Tottenham

Hector Bellerin explains reason for Arsenal defeat against Tottenham

Aubameyang, 28, completed his club-record £56m move to the Emirates on Deadline Day, just over a week after Mkhitaryan arrived at Arsenal as part of a swap deal that took Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United . Sixth-placed Arsenal sit five points off the Champions League places, but Mkhitaryan insists the club's ambitions must be to win trophies. "I am not surprised about that because I find that absolutely normal". Consulte Mais Informação

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