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Kurdish fighters in Syria shoot down Turkish helicopter

Kurdish fighters in Syria shoot down Turkish helicopter

The U.S. on Thursday backed up the United Nations' call for a month-long ceasefire in Syria and urged Russian Federation to use its sway with Damascus to ensure aid workers access to hard-hit rebel enclaves. The UN and U.S. have called for an immediate cessation of hostilities. But on Thursday the Security Council failed to support the proposal. Macron asked Putin to "do everything" so that Syria's government stops "intolerable degradation of the humanitarian situation" in Eastern ...


At Winter Games opening ceremony, a message of peace

At Winter Games opening ceremony, a message of peace

They both donned the red, white, and blue Team USA winter jackets. A big one could be a demand to cease the US-South Korean war games that North Korea claims are preparation for invasion. Chung Kahye grew emotional when the announcer called out "Team Korea", making no distinction between those from the North and those from the South.



US Congress ends government shutdown after all-night session of debating and voting

During a brief halt in government funding early Friday morning, the Senate voted 71-28 to pass a budget deal, pushed by Republican and Democrat leaders, that will raise caps on spending by $300 billion over two years. Almost $300 billion in new spending that is included in the bill approved on Friday will mean the annual budget deficit will exceed $ 1 trillion in 2019, said the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a private fiscal policy watchdog group in Washington .


Trump won't declassify Democratic memo

Trump won't declassify Democratic memo

Trump on February 2 allowed the release of the memo written by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee with no redactions. Trump weighed in with a tweet on Saturday. Instantly, Republicans could say Democrats were fighting against transparency and oversight. Feinstein's statement Friday also said any changes that need to be made for the Schiff memo to be declassified should be made swiftly and the memo "should be released".



VP Pence uses Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea

Numerous protestors carried American flags, and one carried a banner making a direct plea to President Donald Trump. She verbally conveyed Kim's invitation to Moon "to visit the North at his most convenient time", he added. Vice President Pence is greeted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to a meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Wednesday. The meeting led to a series of reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War , as well as the launch of a joint ...


Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit UNC-Duke Tickets

Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit UNC-Duke Tickets

Police said in a release Wednesday night that there have been "numerous media stories regarding the danger of buying counterfeit tickets" to games as high-profile as UNC - Duke . The national stage levels the playing field. What's your prediction for the final score and who will be the player of the game? The Chapel Hill Police Department has charged a man with selling counterfeit Duke-Carolina men's basketball tickets.