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A senior U.S. administration official told reporters that Pence did not discuss North Korea's invitation to Moon when the two leaders watched short track speed skating together. It was a sharp, but possibly fleeting, contrast with many months of rising tensions connected to the North's continued development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.
  • Airbus Identifies New Engine Problem on the A320neo Family

    Airbus Identifies New Engine Problem on the A320neo Family

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    In brief, the European Aviation Safety Agency ( EASA ) issued, as usual, an emergency airworthiness directive in which it explains that "several engine stops in flight as well as takeoff interruptions have been reported". Passengers have also been offered refunds, IndiGo said. EASA's safety bulletin also bans airlines from using A320neo jets on extended trips over water or isolated areas when one of the engines comes from the suspect batch.
  • Hope Hicks Rob Porter defense deplorable: Darcy cartoon

    Hope Hicks Rob Porter defense deplorable: Darcy cartoon

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    So the Trump White House knew. Hicks joined the Trump campaign as the press secretary in 2015. In April, 2015, Kelly, who was then serving as a four-star Marine general, attended the dedication of a new F.B.I. While it's not clear whether Hicks knew about the domestic violence accusations in advance, she was tasked with helping to compose the first statement supporting him this past week.
  • Kylie Jenner's first photo after giving birth is revealed

    Kylie Jenner's first photo after giving birth is revealed

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    Anyone who can do basic maths can see that Kylie conceived Stormi around the end of April, which makes the question of who her father is a hotly debated topic. Maybe she hardly gained anything, but whatever she has done a great job of taking it off already since she just had her daughter. Despite Caitlyn Jenner also spilling the beans that Kylie was indeed with child, she did a solid job of keeping out of the spotlight and, as a result, no one was quite sure whether she was or wasn't ...
  • NY attorney-general files suit against The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein

    NY attorney-general files suit against The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein

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    Any sale of the Weinstein Company must ensure that victims will be compensated and that employees are protected going forward, the attorney general said. Schneiderman's complaint details Harvey Weinstein issuing threats to TWC employees and the fact that the company had "a group of female employees whose primary job it was to accompany HW (sic) to events and to facilitate HW's sexual conquests", the complaint states.
  • 'Stranger Things' Season 3: How Many Episodes Are We Getting?

    'Stranger Things' Season 3: How Many Episodes Are We Getting?

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    It's going to be a while before fans get to binge-watch Season 3 of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things . Granted, eight episodes is only one episode shy of the Season 2 count, and it matches the episode count of Season 1. The introduction of Kali in Season 2 confirmed that there are other kids with special powers in the show's universe and it's possible that one or more of them might pop up in Season 3.
  • Apple HomePod: Amazing Sound, But Not for Everybody

    Apple HomePod: Amazing Sound, But Not for Everybody

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    Currently, Siri does not communicate with Apple TV, which is a baffling omission considering all the recent work put into developing the latter, and the ease with which Google Home users can use Chromecast to watch something on the big screen.
  • It Now Costs More to go to Disney World and Disneyland

    It Now Costs More to go to Disney World and Disneyland

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    During "regular" time, adults will pay $119 million and children will pay $113. "Peak" days will cost $129 for adults and $123 for children. At the gate, one-day Magic Kingdom ticket is now $119 (was $115.) A value time ticket will now be $109 (up from $107) and a Peak time ticket is now $129 (was $124.) So not too awful.
  • House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown

    House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown

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    On Friday, the USA government was shut down for the second time in three weeks after senators struggled with last-minute objections from Republican Sen. Trump took to Twitter Friday morning to praise the bill . Paul railed against members of both parties, including Republicans for what he termed hypocrisy over concern about deficit spending .
  • White House grappling with fallout from aide's resignation

    White House grappling with fallout from aide's resignation

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    The president followed that up Saturday with a tweet that "lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation". But he was supportive of his former staff secretary. "He is an intelligent, kind, chivalrous, caring, professional man". Good journalists call the target of a negative story to hear his or her side of the story, not only to make sure that nothing has been omitted or is wrong but also because it is a matter of fundamental fairness to give people, as the Supreme Court has ...
  • New Zealander arrested for 'producing pornography' in Cambodia released on bail

    New Zealander arrested for 'producing pornography' in Cambodia released on bail

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    A Cambodian court has granted bail to seven of 10 foreigners charged with producing pornography related to dancing at a party, a court spokesman said on Thursday. They have been charged for production of pornography under Article 39 of the Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation, which carries a maximum prison sentence of one year and a fine from about $50 to $500.
  • Padmaavat actress Deepika Padukone REVEALS her plans for Valentine's Day

    Padmaavat actress Deepika Padukone REVEALS her plans for Valentine's Day

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    In a career spanning over ten years, the actor has several films under her belt which have done extremely well at the box office. Released on 25 January, 2018, the film collected a whopping Rs.166.50 crore in Week 1 only. It has broken several records at the worldwide box offices. Speaking to IANS, Deepika said: "As far as my film is concerned, I had said this earlier as well, there is no stopping it".
  • Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending

    Trump signs $400 billion budget bill, ending shutdown and increasing military spending

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    The party's leader in the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi , said on Thursday morning she was opposed to the plan, but would not order rank-and-file Democrats to vote against it. President Donald Trump signed a crucial funding bill today, ending the second U.S. government shutdown in three weeks. Some Democrats, including minority leader Nancy Pelosi, also said they opposed the measure because it did not include a deal that would protect some 700,000 "Dreamers" - immigrants brought to ...
  • Know how much did 'PadMan' collection at the box-office?

    Know how much did 'PadMan' collection at the box-office?

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    You all are going to love this movie because of the great production and directional work. One of the most bankable stars of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar , had a rather damp show at the box office on Friday. The Khiladi has worked in films like " Toilet -Ek Prem Katha", where he dealt with the scourge of outdoor defecation. Most of the women especially in villages still use cloth during periods.
  • Victoria Beckham shoots down Spice Girls reunion tour rumours

    Victoria Beckham shoots down Spice Girls reunion tour rumours

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    Victoria Beckham has revealed that the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are the reason she chose to reunite with the Spice Girls . Victoria , known as Posh, said "it was really, really, really lovely" to reconnect with her musical colleagues: Melanie Brown (Scary Spice), 42, Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), 42, Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice), 44, and Geri Horner (Ginger Spice), 45.
  • Second White House aide quits amid domestic abuse allegations

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    Some are old and some are new. Trump's sudden concern for due process immediately struck a nerve with his critics on Twitter, who pointed to the president's involvement with the Central Park Five case. More importantly, though, the fact that this leaked out so quickly suggests Kelly has lost the confidence of his staff. Sorensen's departure adds to the ongoing headache for the White House and amplifies questions about how thoroughly it not only vets staff but also takes claims of domestic ...