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Panel Dismisses 47 Russians' Appeal To Be Allowed Into Winter Olympics

Panel Dismisses 47 Russians' Appeal To Be Allowed Into Winter Olympics

The CAS drew criticism last week when it lifted life Olympic bans imposed on 28 Russians. The content of the story includes a letter written by Luge Canada executive director Tim Farstad to the wo...

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Bradley Beal posts 18 points, 5 rebounds, 9 assists in Wizards' loss

Bradley Beal posts 18 points, 5 rebounds, 9 assists in Wizards' loss

The second ( another 3-shot foul on Irving during the overtime) was a foul. No Irving is focused on the present and a Boston team that has just won its 40th game of the season. With the loss, Bo...

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Myanmar deliberately starves Rohingya Muslims, report says

Myanmar deliberately starves Rohingya Muslims, report says

High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi's report on the crisis sparked by an army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state in August. Myanmar journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo face up to 14 year...

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North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone

North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone

She and Kim Jong Un both studied in Switzerland. After two failed Olympic bids that emphasized the high-sounding notion that the games could help make peace with North Korea , Pyeongchang finally...

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White House Says McCain-Coons Is Worse Immigration Bill Than Graham-Durbin

White House Says McCain-Coons Is Worse Immigration Bill Than Graham-Durbin

He said the administration would not ask Congress to set a later date to give bargainers more time to reach a bipartisan deal, but said the government would not start deporting " Dreamers " who d...

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Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown

Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown

White House chief of staff John Kelly, however, said Monday that DACA recipients will not be priorities for deportation if the deadline expired. Some other veteran Democrats - some of whom said hold...

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Trump Called Priebus, Others to Complain About Kelly — NY Times

Trump Called Priebus, Others to Complain About Kelly — NY Times

President Donald Trump's chief of staff is facing criticism after the resignation of a senior aide. One of the people said Trump was angry that Kelly did not bring the Porter allegations to him soon...

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South, North Korean Athletes March Together at Olympic Opening Ceremony

South, North Korean Athletes March Together at Olympic Opening Ceremony

Sources say it was noteworthy that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't mention the word "nuclear" during his speech, instead choosing to refer to his country as having "developed into a world cla...

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N.Korea rules out talks with U.S. during Olympics

N.Korea rules out talks with U.S. during Olympics

Pence, along with his wife, Karen, will lead an American delegation that includes two top military commanders. "But we'll see what happens". The reports said 4,000 of the latest $1,100 Samsung smart...

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Explosion at mosque in Benghazi, residents say

Explosion at mosque in Benghazi, residents say

In the wake of the blasts debris was left scattered across the floor of the mosque, with windows blown out and bloodstains smeared on the wall. One bomb was hidden in a coffin in the courtyard of th...

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Trump says he was 'surprised' by abuse allegations against Rob Porter

Trump says he was 'surprised' by abuse allegations against Rob Porter

While it appears that President Donald Trump himself was unaware of these allegations, others in the White House allegedly knew about them for months. White House spokesman Raj Shah is calling the a...

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Financial markets have that sinking feeling again

Financial markets have that sinking feeling again

The Nasdaq plummeted 275 points to close at 6,777. The S&P 500 closed at 2,681.66 for a loss of -13.48 points or -0.50%. The S&P 500 also plunged 3.7 percent by the end of the trading day for a ...

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Travel to be slowed by winter storm in Chicago, northern IL

Travel to be slowed by winter storm in Chicago, northern IL

The watch is out for all of northern IL and southern Wisconsin. Schools throughout the region closed Friday and the storm is expected to continue throughout the day. Tonight|Variable clouds with s...

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Regime attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta 'alarming': Turkey

Regime attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta 'alarming': Turkey

In this photo, Syrian civil defense volunteers and other civilians attempt to remove rubble from the site of a collapsed building to rescue victims following reported regime air strikes in the rebel...

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Israel border wall 'act of aggression': Lebanon

Israel border wall 'act of aggression': Lebanon

The announcement comes after Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said last week that oil and gas exploration projects in Block 9 were "very provocative" and called on worldwide companies not to...

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Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea

Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea

The U.S. Olympic team will be led into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium by flag-bearer Erin Hamlin. A private jet carrying the North Korean delegation touched down at South Korea's Incheon Internatio...

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Syria: UN urges an end to hostilities

Syria: UN urges an end to hostilities

Syrian government forces also clashed with USA forces in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, the first time such a large-scale confrontation has occurred on Syrian land. On Sunday, the White Helmets ...

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Porter's ex-wife: He will abuse Hope Hicks 'if he hasn't already'

Porter's ex-wife: He will abuse Hope Hicks 'if he hasn't already'

Shah said his last day was Thursday and that he cleaned out his desk Thursday morning. White Chief of Staff John Kelly fiercely defended Porter to the DM in response to Willoughby's story , but...

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Senate leaders forge 2-year budget deal

Senate leaders forge 2-year budget deal

Numerous more conservative House Republicans have said they will oppose the budget deal due to deficit concerns. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, s...

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Abe begins talks with Moon ahead of Olympic opening ceremony

Abe begins talks with Moon ahead of Olympic opening ceremony

North Korea's goal after the Olympics will be to stop this exercise completely. "North Korea must recognize that the strong ties between Japan, the United States and South Korea will never waver", A...

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Brexit: 'No evidence' that Russian Federation used YouTube to influence referendum

Brexit: 'No evidence' that Russian Federation used YouTube to influence referendum

The company has consistently downplayed suggestions that Russian groups abused its platform to spread fake news around the referendum . At the same hearing, Simon Millner, a Facebook official, sai...

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Freezing rain in weekend forecast

Freezing rain in weekend forecast

This little bird seemed to enjoy the light snow and sleet that fell in Warren County on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The National Weather Service says temperatures will drop today in Wyandotte County, bring...

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US IT headed towards Canada

US IT headed towards Canada

Amazon's decision on where to locate its second headquarters is expected this year. "I certainly hope we get the HQ2 hub". AI-based R&D has thrived in Canada with Justin Trudeau , the country's pr...

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ABC News: 'Trump Offers Nothing New' in State of the Union Speech

ABC News: 'Trump Offers Nothing New' in State of the Union Speech

Trump called repeatedly for bipartisanship. Can his position be negotiated down? The key words are "generates" and "leveraged". And if you look at opinion polls about regulation for the last ...

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Top Oxfam staff paid Haiti quake survivors for sex

Top Oxfam staff paid Haiti quake survivors for sex

The aid charity is alleged to have covered up a report raised concerns that some of the prostitutes were underage, stating: "It can not be ruled out that any of the prostitutes were underage". Despite...

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Pa. lawmakers on Congress's early-morning budget votes

Pa. lawmakers on Congress's early-morning budget votes

The House passed the bill shortly after by a vote of 240 to 186. The new budget bill would raise military and domestic spending by nearly US$300 billion over the next two years. That's the pro...

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CAS opens case for 15 Russians appealing Pyeongchang exclusion

It added that it wants a "transparent and comprehensive review" of how the evidence gathered by Professor Richard McLaren on behalf of WADA into the Russian doping conspiracy in 2016 was used by the ...

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Iran wants US, EU to 'make nuclear deal successful'

Iran wants US, EU to 'make nuclear deal successful'

He said the new United States administration's policy on Iran was "destructive" and violated the terms of the accord with world powers. There is no link between nuclear deal and its regional role. Neg...

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Trump signs budget deal

President Trump announced he signed a new budget deal Friday morning to officially end the federal government shutdown. Hours earlier in the pre-dawn darkness, the funding bill passed the Senate, ...

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Tokyo school criticized for Armani uniforms

Tokyo school criticized for Armani uniforms

A school in Japan has made headlines for its new policy on school uniforms, announcing children at the primary school will soon be forced into wearing $936 Armani uniforms to school. Kyodo News report...

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