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Sports Minister: Seoul Mulls Co-Hosting 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics With N Korea

It is the only one ski resort in the North and the brainchild of the country's leader Kim Jong Un. Meanwhile, Yonhap News Agency quoted the minister as saying during the visit that North Korea's participation in the games would help make the 2018 Pyeongchang event a "Peace Olympics", a term used by Moon during his election campaign.

Frank Kush, Windber native and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 88

In 1975, Mr. Kush was named coach the year after his team beat undefeated Nebraska in the Fiesta Bowl, 17-14. Kush was 88-years old. Kush was sacked nearly a year later for interfering with the school's investigation. After ASU Kush served as Head Coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL in 1981 and as Head Coach of the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts from 1982-84.

Refrigerator causes deadly London fire that kills 79

At least 79 people died in the June 14 fire, which engulfed the building so quickly overnight that firefighters were unable to reach numerous victims. McCormack also repeated calls for anyone with information about the fire and all those in the tower at the time to come forward as police continue to comb through the devastated building to try to identify all the victims.

UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

She hosted DUP leader Arlene Foster at Downing Street to thrash out the terms of the Northern Ireland party's backing and agreement to vote with the Tories on policies in the House of Commons to get bills through. The most high-profile challenger who could succeed May is Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and current foreign secretary. May also promised her MPs that there would be a "more open door policy" towards backbenchers.

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Former Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson said he was concerned that the Democratic National Committee refused help after being hacked during the 2016 election , at a hearing on June 21 at the Capitol. will do to protect itself going forward. While the Russian interference in the 2016 campaign has been known for months, it was the first time US officials have said how many states' electoral systems were targeted.

Karnataka Govt. to waive farmer loans upto Rs. 50000

Once executed, the waiver will directly provide relief to more than 22 lakh farmers reeling under debt due to their inability to pay money to the banks following a severe drought in the state. While making the announcement today, Mr Siddaramaiah demanded that the Centre should now come to the rescue of farmers by waiving the loan obtained from nationalised and grameen banks.

Approval rating for President Trump at lowest since inauguration, CBS poll says

Fifteen percent of respondents said the president should attempt to stop the independent investigation, compared with 81 percent who disagree in a poll conducted by SSRS of Media of 1,117 adults nationwide from Thursday through Sunday. Thirty-nine percent of all respondents thought the Russian Federation investigation was a critical national security issue, while 32 percent thought it was a distraction.

BJP parliamentary board to discuss presidential poll options

The National Democratic Alliance's attempt is to file at least three-four sets of nominations of its candidate so that all allies can get to sign. The nomination is expected to be submitted on June 23 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be present for the submission before he departs for the United States the next day.

Squad video of Castile shooting expected to be made public

In court, Yanez testified that Philando was pulling the firearm out of his pocket, despite being told not to. A system that perpetually condones the killing of people, without outcome, doesn't need to be revised, it needs to be dismantled! The officer shot Castile five times after Castile said he was carrying a gun.

Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case". Mr Trump has called the initial Washington Post report a "phoney story" and a "witch hunt". The New York Times also reported the story. Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.

Immigration Patriots 'Thrilled' About Trump Tossing Out DAPA

A federal judge in Texas blocked the move after 26 states sued on the grounds that the policy would create an illegal immigration loophole. Therefore, Kelly announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program also known as DACA would remain unaltered.

President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign, an inquiry that has cast a shadow over his five months in office. Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with cabinet members at the White House on Monday.

CEO of Newsmax: Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller

Session will also testify before the House later Tuesday, scheduled to discuss the department budget. The former House speaker questioned whether Mueller's probe would be "fair", apparently given the campaign donations made by those hired to conduct the investigation - " time to rethink", Gingrich said.

Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

On the other hand, countries like China and Mexico will see their oil outputs fall due to investment cuts in exploration and development activities. The so-called US driving season starts at the beginning of summer when gasoline demand peaks to its highest level of the year. Despite "robust demand", Fesharaki told CNBC that "there is too much oil on the market".

President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

He told senators during a committee hearing that there would have to be "good cause" for Mueller to be removed from his role. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 27 years, we don't want people talking publicly about the subjects of ongoing investigations".

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

According to Reuters , the policy was unanimously adopted by the Oregon Transportation Commission . In offering them, Oregon becomes the first state to legally recognize "non-binary" individuals on ID cards, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation, which is making the option available beginning in July.

AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come. Anxiety about the probe - and fresh concerns about the political leanings of some of the attorneys involved - is percolating in the West Wing of the White House.

Two Turkish Americans arrested over embassy brawl

Eighteen people have now been charged in the incident, including two Canadians and four Americans, according to prosecutors. Newsham did not say how the police hoped to arrest the 12, saying the State Department would determine how to execute the warrants.

Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in chest, arm

His family released a statement Thursday saying he suffered "massive trauma", needs breathing assistance and will need more surgery. This undated photo released by Tyson Foods company shows Matt Mika. "We are also praying and wish a speedy recovery for my friend Congressman Steve Scalise , the heroic Capitol Police officers, and everyone affected by this awful shooting".

Trump's 'repugnant' reaction to Iran terror attacks

The Islamic State (Daesh) terrorist group stages attacks in the region under the guidance and with the support of the United States and Saudi Arabia, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brig. Trump said "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". He stated that the USA can not be trusted as it is the embodiment of terrorism itself and supports regimes such as Israel which came to be through terrorism and oppression.

US official wishes Rodman well in North Korea

North Korea continues to detain four US citizens: Kim Dong Chul, a Virginia businessman, Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, Kim Sang Duk, a university professor, and Kim Hak-dong, also a university professor. Pinkston said the trip was likely part of an effort by the North's foreign ministry to ease tensions with Washington . In this undated photo published on September 7, 2013, on the homepage of North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , left, ...

SCO Summit: PM Modi meets Chinese President. Here's what they discussed

Terrorism is violation of human rights and basic human values. The topic of this week's Majlis was the latest summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Kazakh capital, Astana , on June 9. The Chinese leader also stated that his country offers to create a union of economic think tanks and Internet trade business associations. More, the state-run media in China emphasised Xi's meetings with leaders from India and Russian Federation.

Afghan soldier kills to U.S. soldiers

He said the Afghan soldier was killed after the attack. In mid-March, three U.S soldiers were shot and wounded in another apparent insider attack at an Afghan military base in Helmand province . The three previous US soldiers' deaths in Achin make up the entirety of USA combat fatalities in Afghanistan in 2017. "Several insurgents have also been killed during the same operations".

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

She said she was confident that the Tories would be able to work together with the Democratic Unionist Party in the "interests of the whole UK". Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. The new arithmetic of the House of Commons will also makes Brexit negotiations more hard. Among Tory MPs there was fury at the way a 20-point opinion poll lead at the start of the campaign had been thrown away in an election which she did not need to call for ...

Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip stand on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, London, after addressing the press Friday, June 9, 2017 following an audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham. The humiliating result has heaped pressure on May to resign, but she says she will stay and lead Britain during exit talks with the European Union.

Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17

Following the twin attacks , the White House issued a brief statement that offered sympathy and criticism while accusing Iran of supporting terror. "The Iranian people reject such USA claims ", Zarif said via Twitter . "These fire-crackers that happened today will not have the slightest effect on the will of the people", Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said after the twin attacks, which also left dozens injured.

BJP chief calls Mahatma Gandhi 'bahut chatur baniya', Congress demands apology

The Congress' response came a day after Shah had said that the party was not born out of ideology or principle and was just a tool for independence. Addressing a select audience of "prominent citizens" in Raipur on Friday evening, Shah also said the Congress was not rooted in any ideology or principles and was sort of a "special goal vehicle" to secure freedom.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli soldiers: ministry

Gunness said the agency had "robustly intervened and protested to Hamas in Gaza ". If it does, the result could be disastrous for Hamas-ruled Gaza. Hamas has reacted in disbelief after the Saudi's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir termed it as being part of the extremist and terrorist groups supported by Qatar.

Hezbollah condemns Iran terror attack as death toll rises to 16

Islamic State claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the parliament building and one man, who appeared wounded, on the floor. "They five arrested terrorists were Iranians". Four gunmen attacked the building of the Iranian parliament on Wednesday morning. The Saudi prince, Mohammed bin Salman, who is also the defense minister, accused Iran in May of seeking to occupy the Islamic holy sites in Saudi Arabia.

Leaked NSA Doc Highlights Deep Flaws in US Election System

The NSA report adds significant new detail to previous US intelligence assessments that alleged Russia-backed hackers had compromised elements of America's electoral machinery. The elections "department participated in an informational call with the Federal Bureau of Investigation related to elections security at the end of September 2016 where they alerted officials for the need to maintain security measures, but there was no indication of a Florida-specific issue".