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Medals unlikely as 22 North Koreans head to Winter Olympics

9 hours agoNews : The Lookout

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The 22 North Korean athletes now invited to compete at the Winter Olympics next month are unlikely to bring home any medals across the border from South Korea.

Donald Trump’s controversy-ridden first year has opened door for Democrats to retake control of Congress

9 hours agoNews : The Lookout

While expectations were once low that Democrats could recapture majorities in both chambers of Congress in 2018, Donald Trump’s controversy-ridden first year in office has left the party feeling like they can almost smell the sweep of victories in November. Show More Summary

As Flu Epidemic Spreads, the High-Tech Way to Contact a Doctor Without Leaving Your Home

12 hours agoNews : The Lookout

It's a way to help you avoid germs and protect others from the deadly virus.

The Latest: Ranchers among 1st to get to helicopter crash

18 hours agoNews : The Lookout

RATON, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash in New Mexico that killed five people, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader (all times local):

Supreme Court to decide if Trump's so-called Muslim ban is legal

19 hours agoNews : The Lookout

The US Supreme Court has said it will decide the legality of Donald Trump’s so-called Muslim travel ban – a case that will likely be an examination of his presidential powers. After legal challenges to a series of measures announcedShow More Summary

Why would Dems oppose release of surveillance abuse memo?

20 hours agoNews : The Lookout

Lawrence Jones, conservative commentator and TV and radio host for The Blaze, and Tiffany Vross, co-founder and managing editor of The Beat DC, join the debate.

About 300K attend 2nd Women's March Chicago, exceeding last year, organizers say

21 hours agoNews : The Lookout

Thousands are expected to attend the Women's March Chicago on Saturday, which will begin in Grant Park with speakers and move to Federal Plaza.

'We want to fix it': Google, YouTube CEOs on Election Meddling

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki discuss what changes technology companies are making in the wake of foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election via digital information platforms.

The Way Serena Williams Looks At Her Baby Girl Will Make Your Heart Melt

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Serena Williams is simply smitten with her baby girl, Alexis Olympia.

Turkey launches offensive against Syrian city held by US-backed Kurdish forces

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Turkish warplanes stuck residential parts of Syria’s Afrin on Saturday, forcing people to hole up in their homes and shelters, as Ankara launched an offensive to smash positions held by US-backed Kurdish forces. Hevi Mustafa, a top member...Show More Summary

Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

PHOENIX (AP) — The nine shooting deaths around metropolitan Phoenix that occurred in just a three-week span seemed unconnected at first glance. The victims differ in age, gender and geographical location. But the more law enforcement investigated, the more correlations came to light.

Twitter Concedes Russian Influence Before U.S. Election Was Greater Than Initially Thought

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

At least 677,774 people in the United States followed, retweeted or liked content distributed by Russian government-linked Twitter accounts in a 10-week span prior to the 2016 U.S. election, Twitter announced Friday.

US government in shutdown after Senate fails to pass new budget

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

The US government has started to shut down after Congress failed to overcome a bitter standoff over spending and immigration, marking a choatic end to Donald Trump's first year as president.  Last-minute negotiations crumbled as...Show More Summary

Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose Gets Woke Over Devin Nunes; Twitter Roars

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Guns N’ Roses’ frontman Axl Rose had an incredibly pithy take Friday on Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)

The F-35: How Taiwan Could Really Push Back Against China

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Along with new F-16s, Washington can ensure Taipei won't get crushed by China's military. For the first time, an American National Security Strategy (NSS) explicitly mentions Taiwan. The NSS language on Taiwan parallels Congress’s increased interest in strengthening ties with Taipei.

For Palestinian refugees, US cuts spell 'catastrophe'

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Burj al-Shmali (Lebanon) (AFP) - The UN's agency for Palestinian refugees is the only reason Umm Mohamed could afford a C-section delivery, send her five children to school or have her rubbish collected. The United States held back $65 million that had been destined for UNRWA on Tuesday, two weeks after President Donald Trump threatened future payments.

Baltimore police leader fired after record year in homicides

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

BALTIMORE (AP) — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore's police department, will take the helm of the force in a city struggling with a feverish pace of killings.

Pence's Mideast trip still on as government shutdown looms

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fourth visit to Israel, returning to a region he's visited "a million times" in his heart.

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