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2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a look at the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The games took place February 9-25, 2018. The Paralympics were held March 9-18, 2018.<p><b>Facts:</b><br>This was the first time South Korea hosted the Winter Olympics. The 1988 Summer Olympics were held in Seoul, South Korea.<p>The …

North Korea

Why your SUV needs winter tires

You may have heard it said -- in fact, you may have said it yourself -- "I don't need to buy winter tires because I have all-wheel-drive."<p>Actually, no. If you don't need winter tires, it's because you live in Florida, not because you have all-wheel-drive. In fact, if you have all-wheel-drive, it …

Time Warner

Trump denies that Wells Fargo may avoid federal penalties for alleged mortgage lending abuses

President Trump on Friday denied a report that the federal consumer financial watchdog might drop sanctions against Wells Fargo & Co. for alleged mortgage lending abuses, and said the bank could face even tougher penalties.<p>Trump's comments on Twitter appeared to be in response to a Reuters report …

Senior police officer given £67,000 of public money to move house and £53,000 to settle tax bill

A senior Police Scotland officer was given £67,000 of public money to move house and £53,000 to settle a personal tax bill, according to a damning audit that lambasted the “unacceptable” spending.<p>Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick was given the sums after they were authorised by John Foley, …

Inside a secret 2014 list of hundreds of L.A. deputies with histories of misconduct

It was a critical piece of evidence: an inmate’s shirt, bloodied from a jailhouse brawl.<p>When it went missing, Deputy Jose Ovalle had an idea.<p>He picked out a similar shirt, doused it with taco sauce and snapped a photograph, which was booked into evidence with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s …

Corruption

Belgium says it knew about contaminated eggs in June

<b>Belgium has admitted it knew in June that eggs from Dutch farms might be contaminated with an insecticide - a month before the issue became public.</b><p>The information was not shared because of a fraud investigation, a spokeswoman for Belgium's food safety agency said.<p>Tests found the chemical fipronil, …

Eggs

Food Recall Warning (Staphylococcus bacteria) - Maple Leaf brand Chicken Breast Strips

Distribution – National. Recalling firm – Maple Leaf Foods

Product Recalls

Why You Should Never Order Drinks With Ice, Bartenders Say

At your next company happy hour, you may want to consider ordering your mixed drinks “neat,” or at room temperature—without ice.<p><i>Business Insider</i> …

2018’s new iPhone X battery may finally fix complaints

2018’s iPhone line-up will squeeze more battery into the same form-factor, it’s reported, leading to longer-lasting phones. The improvements will be …