The buildup to these 23rd Olympic Winter Games after months of escalating tension over the Korean Peninsula has temporarily subsided to allow both North and South Korean athletes to march, and for the first time, compete together under a unified flag — even as both nations technically remain at war.
PyeongChang Olympics opening ceremony promises pageantry and politics
“Weather decided to show up this week,” Mott said. “It’s like, when is it going to stop?”
#MeToo movement lawmaker investigated for sexual misconduct allegations
“I felt like I was serving my country, not serving him,” Newman said. “I was haunted by tweets every single day, like what is he going to do?”
US troops may be at risk of 'mission creep' after a deadly battle in the Syrian desert
While Porter was at Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship, Holderness landed a job with the governor of Idaho, her home state, which she said she taken partly to escape Porter’s abuse and further her own political career. She became friends with Trish Stack, who worked with her in the office in 2004 and 2005 and is now a marketing executive in Boise. Holderness confided in Stack about the abuse, telling her how it began on their honeymoon.Yet the Russian interference itself is beyond doubt. The Mueller investigation has led to two guilty pleas and two indictments so far, and it must continue. Frankly, it’s suspicious that Trump is throwing up so much dust and trying so hard to delegitimize the investigation.CBS All Access. Thursday’s episode will be able to stream on CBS All Access.
George Soros, the man who 'broke the Bank of England', backing secret plot to thwart Brexit
Marquee American names include skiiers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim, and figure skater Nathan Chen.
‘Collateral damage’: Family blames Hollywood producer’s suicide on Weinstein scandal“For me, it is more compassionate to bring someone to awareness of weaknesses than to scapegoat or tear someone down because of weaknesses,” Willoughby said. “Rob now has awareness if he didn’t before.”All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays.Fyodor Lukyanov, editor-in-chief of Russia in Global Affairs.
The lobbyist said he has seen Garcia in an intoxicated state on several occasions around Sacramento, sometimes appearing to need help; he cited an evening late in 2016 when he said she emerged from an Old Town Sacramento bar with staffers, and urged him to come with them on “a pub crawl.”
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Mattis says DACA recipients in military are "protected" even if program expires
8. … more secret contacts. WikiLeaks, presumably representing Russian interests, engaged in secret correspondence with Donald Trump Jr.
Americans — including those who got on the Trump train with Manigault Newman — would like to see improvement in their White House. Whether it will happen is unclear, but there seems to be few who believe that Manigault Newman was the person who could have spearheaded those changes.
Hollywood producer dies by suicide, family says, lashing out at Harvey Weinstein, Rose McGowanUnited Airlines said on Twitter that waivers were in effect for snow-hit areas this week allowing travelers to change flights without charges, and Delta Air Lines offered to rebook flights on Friday for 18 Midwest cities.
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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said he’s undecided.The story in Washington continues to snowball, as new questions arise about when administration officials learned of the abuse allegations.
Just as the shutdown began at midnight Thursday night, House Democratic leaders again urged Ryan to make a public statement committing to open floor debate on a variety of immigration proposals.Signed, sealed and delivered to @JerryBrownGov. Proud to have worked with @asmMelendez as she persisted on this essential legislation that was long overdue. Persistence has prevailed! #WeSaidEnough #TimesUp #Ab403 pic.twitter.com/ot9AMeNtzg
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., insisted that he will bring up DACA legislation.“The details of these claims have never been brought to my attention until today,” the statement read. “I can confirm that I did attend the 2014 legislative softball game with a number of members and my staff. I can also say I have zero recollection of engaging in inappropriate behavior and such behavior is inconsistent with my values.”
“This could have been me writing the article,” one poster wrote. “OMG, your story is mine also . . . for 19 years. Yes, we stay, and we hurt, and we try,” another added. “[A]nd others don’t see it, so we are alone.”
‘Over the course of the years of our marriage, I can think of several times where I was collapsing on the ground in tears and saying, ”just leave me alone, just stop” because the anger and the insults were too much.
The staffer, Daniel Fierro, told The Washington Post on Thursday that Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, who has become a prominent figure in the #MeToo movement, approached him alone after an assembly softball game in 2014, squeezed his buttocks and tried to touch his crotch. He said Garcia was visibly intoxicated.Russian police officers gather on Jan. 28 at the entrance to the business center that houses the office of opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation in Moscow. Police broke the headquarters using a saw, and detained several members of Navalny’s team.an eight-month fellowship at Yale University eight years ago, which he said opened his eyes to “the bigger picture” of how the rest of the world functions, including the rough-and-tumble ride of American politics. One reason for current tensions between the U.S. and Russia is that Putin’s people still can’t believe that democracy actually works, according to Navalny.Veale, the U.S. military spokesman, said the hostilities erupted after several hundred infantry troops backed by tanks and artillery began advancing on an SDF position in the town of Khasham, about five miles east of the deconfliction line. It lies near some of Syria’s biggest oil fields under SDF control, and he speculated that the pro-government forces were trying to take them back.
U.S. troops will stay in Syria to counter ‘strategic’ threat from Iran