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Pence has repeatedly left open the possibility of an encounter at the Games, but said the US had not requested a meeting. Before departing for Pyeongchang, Abe said co-operation between Japan, the US and South Korea on North Korea's nuclear threat remained strong.
  • Trump wishes former aide well after domestic abuse allegations

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    Porter denied the allegations but resigned on Wednesday. "But when the staff draws scrutiny to him, he does not appreciate that", said one of the sources, speaking on condition of anonymity. The White House had called the allegations " very troubling ". "I can't say enough good things about him", Kelly said . "I am proud to serve alongside him", the statement from Kelly read.
  • Donald Trump's sympathy for ex-aide accused of domestic abuse

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    It wasn't until the uproar over the allegations grew and more details surfaced that Porter resigned and Kelly put out a second statement expressing concern about the allegations. On Wednesday morning, after photographs surfaced overnight showing one of Porter's ex-wives with a black eye, Kelly privately stood by Porter and urged him to stay in the job, White House officials said at the time.
  • United States stocks rebound in choppy trading; S&P/TSX composite index still down

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    The country's 10-year yield almost surpassed a four-year high of 2.885 per cent in the morning trading on Thursday, a level that helped trigger a global sell-off in equity markets on Monday, reports Xinhua news agency. The Dow drop on Monday was its biggest-ever in terms of points, but the index only declined by 4.6 per cent. The S&P 500's market value surged $6 trillion between President Trump's election and the all-time high on January 26.
  • Shopian FIR: Kargil veteran tells SC soldier-son framed

    Shopian FIR: Kargil veteran tells SC soldier-son framed

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    In the plea, filed yesterday through Bhati, Singh said that the authorities were aware that the Major "was not there", but "in an arbitrary exercise of power, named my son as an accused". Aditya's father, in his petition, has claimed that "army personnel present there were doing lawful military duty peacefully and.were forced to take lawful actions for protection of government property without excessive use of force".
  • State fines Sunoco Pipeline $12.7M, allows construction to continue

    State fines Sunoco Pipeline $12.7M, allows construction to continue

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    In addition, the civil penalty resolves the violations that were noted in the January 3, 2018 Order and violations identified through Sunoco's response to the order. Sunoco says it is committed to complying with the terms of the agreement and considers safety a top priority. "While I appreciate DEP at long last acting on the environmental concerns of residents impacted by the pipeline drilling in Pennsylvania, serious public safety concerns regarding the proximity of the pipeline to schools, ...
  • Janesville snow emergency declared for Friday

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    Please remove all vehicles from the streets. Highland Park's Public Works Department has worked around the clock to clear snow from 156 miles of street, according to a release from the City. 8, 2018 and ending at 8 am on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. All downtown parking garages are open to the public. Visit the city's web site: www.cityofstoughton.com/ for more information on City Ordinance.
  • Congress finds a flawed solution for another budget mess

    Congress finds a flawed solution for another budget mess

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    Hard-line conservatives, such as the House Freedom Caucus, refused to vote for the budget because of the inclusion of $131 billion dollars in domestic spending, which they viewed as a waste of taxpayer money. Just three weeks ago, Senate Democrats sparked a three-day partial government shutdown by staging a filibuster on a spending bill, seeking relief for "Dreamer" immigrants who've lived in the country illegally since they were children.
  • Weekend Washout: Flooding possible in Middle Tennessee

    Weekend Washout: Flooding possible in Middle Tennessee

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    Despite a few flurries this evening, precipitation Saturday and Sunday will be rain and not snow. In western North Carolina, Graham, Haywood, Macon, Northern Jackson, Southern Jackson, Swain, and Transylvania counties. THURSDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies and rain showers linger, with a low temperature of 36 degrees. "These rainfall amounts will likely lead to flooding". The rainfall Saturday and Saturday night will be heavy at times.
  • Guests shine in many ways at Night To Shine

    Guests shine in many ways at Night To Shine

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    Guests entered the dance on a red carpet with a warm welcome from paparazzi. The ladies can get their nails painted and hair styled in the makeup room, and the gents can have their shoes shined. When it was time to dance, everyone had a song they wanted the disc jockey to play. "The first night was hard trying to find a dress that fits her personality", Sarah Jones, the mother of an attendee, said.
  • JeM terrorists attack Army camp in Jammu, jawan, daughter among injured

    JeM terrorists attack Army camp in Jammu, jawan, daughter among injured

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    Reinforcements have been rushed to the encounter site. The intelligence stated that an attack is likely on the death anniversary of Afzal Guru. Three people have been injured so far in the ambush. Drones and helicopters are being used by the security forces to track the terrorists. The attack comes a few days after terrorists carried out a strike at an Army Camp in Pulwama on February 5.
  • Experts Worry Over Trump Not Reading Intelligence Briefings

    Experts Worry Over Trump Not Reading Intelligence Briefings

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    Sources say that within months of Trump taking office, he made it clear he had little interest in the PDB, preferring oral briefings spiced up with graphics, photos, and videos instead. The Washington Post bases their report upon three sources who are "familiar with the briefings", but both Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton have gone on record to dispute the report.