Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

North Korea not interested in meeting Pence, U.S. officials during Olympics

North Korea has no intention of meeting U.S officials during the Winter Olympics that start on Friday, the KCNA news agency reported, dampening hopes the Games will help resolve a tense standoff over the North’s nuclear weapons programme. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who described North Korea as the world’s most tyrannical regime on Wednesday, flies in to South Korea ...

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How to interpret a market plunge

FOR much of the past two years, market watchers have had little to write about, apart from the passing of one stock-index milestone after another. The events of the past week, however, have shaken the financial world awake. A recent, upward zag in bond yields seemed to signal the arrival of a new theme in market movements. Stock prices confirmed ...

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'The biggest regret of my life': Tarantino remorseful over Thurman stunt accident

Director Quentin Tarantino has responded to Uma Thurman’s allegation that he put her life in danger with a dangerous car stunt on Kill Bill, calling the incident “the biggest regret of my life.” But just as he was making amends for that incident — and trying to explain it — the director was being excoriated on social media Tuesday for remarks he made in a 2003 ...

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Fox News Poll: Support for legalizing marijuana hits record high

With recreational use of marijuana now legal in nine states plus Washington D.C., the latest Fox News Poll finds a record number of voters nationally favor legalization. The poll shows 59 percent of voters support legalizing marijuana. That’s up from 51 percent in 2015, and 46 percent in 2013 (the first time this question was asked on a Fox News ...

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Repeated N.L. calls for military help with medevacs sparked search and rescue concerns

Top military officials discussed last year how continual requests for help with provincial medical calls could impact their primary mission to provide vital search and rescue services in the waters off Newfoundland and Labrador. “On occasion, these patient transfer cases cause us to go red resulting in a lapse of SAR coverage,” Maj. Rhonda Stevens, then officer-in-charge of Joint Rescue Coordination Centre ...

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T-Mobile sued over theft of customer's cryptocurrency

File photo: A man walks past an electric board showing exchange rates of various cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (top L) at a cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea December 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji) A T-Mobile customer is suing the carrier over a cryptocurrency heist. Carlos Tapang claims that hackers broke into his cryptocurrency account because T-Mobile was fooled into transferring his ...

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