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Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US
- January 02, 2018

But Kim also said those weapons would not be used unless his country faced aggression, AP reported. "These weapons will be used only if our security is threatened". "The US can never start a war against me and our country. The DPRK, as a responsible nuclear weapons state, will lead the trend of history to the only road of independence and justice, weathering all tempests on this planet", the report continued, referring to North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (more...)
Russian Federation investigation makes USA 'look very bad' Russian Federation investigation makes USA 'look very bad'
- January 02, 2018

Painter also maintained Trump was "not above the law" and did not have the ability to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is presently conducting an investigation into claims of collusion between the Trump 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Reported Dead In Latest Round Of Iranian Protests
- January 02, 2018

Rouhani won a landslide re-election in May after campaigning largely on social reform. "The entire world understands that the good people of Iran want change , and, other than the vast military power of the United States, that Iran's people are what their leaders fear the most ", he added in another tweet. (more...)
Eyeing a Storm as 2018 Starts Cold Eyeing a Storm as 2018 Starts Cold
- January 01, 2018

The wind-chill factor will bring below-zero temperatures to the celebration. The Arctic air mass that's kept the last week bitterly cold in MI isn't letting up as we cross into 2018. Afternoon highs will be almost 15-20 degrees below average as the Arctic air remains in place. The forecast for the WSPY listening area shows wind chills with the possibility to dip to 35 below zero. (more...)
Palestinians recall envoy to the U.S. after Trump's Jerusalem decision Palestinians recall envoy to the U.S. after Trump's Jerusalem decision
- January 01, 2018

Palestinian officials have previously said they will "no longer accept" any peace plan put forward by the United States following President Donald Trump's unilateral declaration on 6th of December 2017. The controversy around declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel is that Palestinians also call Jerusalem their capital. Meanwhile, Palestinian officials have refused meetings with any United States political officials, including members of Trump's peace team and chief negotiator Jason ... (more...)
Below-zero wind chills ring in New Year Below-zero wind chills ring in New Year
- January 01, 2018

Wind chill advisory from 9 p.m. tonight until noon Monday and from midnight Monday until noon Tuesday: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb and Cullman counties. Some very light, spotty wintry precipitation will remain possible through the mid-morning hours; however, the frigid Arctic air remains the much bigger story with wind chill values below zero this morning! Highs today will only reach the single digits and low teens with ... (more...)
Trump Wishes 'Fake News Media' a Happy New Year Trump Wishes 'Fake News Media' a Happy New Year
- January 01, 2018

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 31, 2017What a year it's been, and we're just getting started. In the video running 3½ minutes, scenes of Trump with military personnel, Border Patrol agents and other world leaders are set to a stirring soundtrack as he declares of his country: "We gave birth to the modern world, and we will shape tomorrow's world with the strength and skill of American hands". (more...)
Rockets star Paul expected to return to lineup at weekend Rockets star Paul expected to return to lineup at weekend
- January 01, 2018

The injury occurred when he missed on a drive to the basket with 54 seconds left. James Harden left the game in the fourth quarter with a strained left hamstring and did not return. The Wizards just barely pulled off a win against the Bulls (114-110) and they have Bradley Beal to thank for that. The comeback did not begin immediately, with the Lakers scoring the final five points of the third quarter to take an 11-point lead to the fourth. (more...)
Costa Rica seeks cause of crash that killed 10 USA passengers Costa Rica seeks cause of crash that killed 10 USA passengers
- January 01, 2018

The family attended the Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale. A charter plane carrying ten US citizens crashed Sunday in Costa Rica , killing everyone onboard, that country's government announced. In St. Petersburg, Florida, Rabbi Jacob Luski of Congregation B'nai Israel said Monday that victims' relatives had informed him that four members of his congregation were also on the plane. (more...)
Cologna, Oestberg win cross-country Tour de Ski races Cologna, Oestberg win cross-country Tour de Ski races
- January 01, 2018

Cologna started a 15-kilometer freestyle pursuit event 1.6 seconds behind previous leader Sergey Ustiugov, and was 17.2 seconds ahead of the Russian at the finish nearly 35 minutes later. Russia's Sergey Ustiugov leads the overall standings after two of seven stages (38:05.0). The 2014 Olympic team sprint champion crossed nearly 26 seconds clear of her nearest rivals to strengthen her lead in the Tour de Ski. (more...)
Pence visit to Israel indefinitely postponed Pence visit to Israel indefinitely postponed
- January 01, 2018

A planned trip to Israel by US Vice President Mike Pence will not take place in January and has been indefinitely postponed. "The VP is still going to Israel as planned". The Times of Israel said there was speculation that the vice president canceled his trip because Palestinian officials and leading Muslim and Christian clerics no longer wanted to receive him in protest of Trump's decision. (more...)
Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities
- January 01, 2018

The development surfaced soon after Reuters reported that the government of Pakistan is planning to take control of Hafiz Saeed's so called charities and financial assets. It said Pakistan has always supported the two state solution, reports PTI. The document also directs that the name of JuD's 200-acre headquarters, Markaz-e-Taiba, near the eastern city of Lahore be changed to something else "to make it known that the Government of "Punjab (province) exclusively manages and operates ... (more...)
Lower firecracker injuries credited to Duterte order Lower firecracker injuries credited to Duterte order
- January 01, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) - The Department of Health (DOH) recorded 191 firecracker-related injuries nationwide as the country welcomed 2018, 77% lower than the 5-year average. Central Luzon, Calabarzon, and Bicol each reported 13 firecracker-related injuries. Illegal firecracker "Piccolo" remains as the top source of these injuries at 54. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 2 Round Rock girls last seen noon Sunday Amber Alert issued for 2 Round Rock girls last seen noon Sunday
- January 01, 2018

Police said that earlier in the day, they responded to a welfare concern call to a house in the 2600 block of Leslie Court east of Interstate 35 and just south of McNeil Road. Miles might be in route to Louisiana in a grey 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate number JGH9845, police said. 44-year-old Terry Allen Miles, of Round Rock, is wanted in connection with their disappearance. (more...)
Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM
- January 01, 2018

The women travelling without mahram, a person whom a Muslim woman can not marry, will not be subject to lottery system. "When I first heard about it ( mehram ), I wondered how it could be possible". As per the new Haj policy, women can now travel for Haj without a mehram in groups of four. For Haj, if rules are not followed Saudi will not issue Visa. (more...)
Teen accused of killing parents, sister on New Year's Eve Teen accused of killing parents, sister on New Year's Eve
- January 01, 2018

They were identified as the teen's father, 44-year-old Steven Kologi; his 42-year-old mother Linda Kologi; his 18-year-old sister Brittany Kologi; and 70-year-old family acquaintance Mary Shultz of Ocean Township. The 16-year-old was taken into custody without incident and the Century Arms semi-automatic rifle was seized, Gramiccioni said. "The grandfather of the suspect as well as the brother of the suspect thankfully left the home", Gramiccioni said. (more...)
MI takes on SC in Outback Bowl, game seen on ESPN2 MI takes on SC in Outback Bowl, game seen on ESPN2
- January 01, 2018

He is about to become just the 15th player in Division I history to lead his team in tackles in four seasons - he has 88 this season, including eight tackles for loss. SC lacks playmakers to cope. Especially with fellow true freshman Tarik Black out for the season. He was ranked No. 1 in the Southeastern Conference in completions per game (18.8), was third in completion percentage, fourth in passing yards, sixth in passing touchdowns, sixth in passing yards per game (212.9) and eighth ... (more...)
Tournament of Roses tv coverage, Rose Bowl Game time Tournament of Roses tv coverage, Rose Bowl Game time
- January 01, 2018

Absolutely, the Tournament of Roses will come live streaming through different avenues. That manpower is supplied by 935 members of the non-profit Tournament of Roses Association, a volunteer organization dedicated to presenting an internationally-recognized New Year's celebration. (more...)
Donald Trump Heats Up Feud With Iran By Praising Anti-Government Protests
- January 01, 2018

Facebook itself has been banned in Iran since protests against the disputed 2009 re-election of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The protests in the Iranian capital, as well as President Donald Trump tweeting about them, raised the stakes. (more...)
Triple talaq case petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP Triple talaq case petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP
- January 01, 2018

I am very happy that [Prime Minister Narendra] Modi ji introduced the triple talaq bill. Ishrat was one of the five petitioners in the triple talaq case. Slamming the current Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, Ishrat said, "I am in Bengal, a state run by a woman. I will work for the women's right in the future". (more...)
Indians languishing in Pakistani jails Indians languishing in Pakistani jails
- January 01, 2018

Pakistan will release 146 fishermen on January 08, 2018, the Foreign Office said on Monday. The statement said a juvenile named Hasnain, whose nationality was verified by Pakistan, would be repatriated on Monday. More than 500 Indians, mostly fishermen, are languishing in various jails in Pakistan, according to an official report. India and Pakistan today exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad , the list of nuclear installations and facilities ... (more...)
2018's first baby born in Limerick 2018's first baby born in Limerick
- January 01, 2018

While the third baby of the new year was delivered at Wexford General Hospital at 12.30am. New York City welcomed 2018 in freezing temperatures of -12C, making it one of the coldest celebrations on record, and one of the least crowded. The first birth in Cork was a baby girl at 3.22am in the University Maternity Hospital. In the Coombe, the first baby was born at 1.41am. The baby boy, weighing 3.2kg (7lbs), arrived at just seven seconds past midnight. (more...)
Iranian urges calm in face of protests Iranian urges calm in face of protests
- January 01, 2018

He exhorted Iranians not to resort to violence, after reports of protesters attacking banks and municipal buildings across the nation, including a local government building in Tehran. It also said the Iranian government would crack down on those who were spreading negative propaganda against the country. In a pre-recorded address aired on state TV, Rouhani said that while Iranians had the right to criticize authorities, the government would show no tolerance for those stoking unrest. (more...)
Two protesters killed at anti-government rally in Iran Two protesters killed at anti-government rally in Iran
- January 01, 2018

Speaking on state television early on Sunday, Iranian interior minister Abdolrahman Rahmani Fazli warned protesters. CNN was able to contact users in Iran through the Telegram app following the announcements. Trump's endorsement of some of the protesters' aims differs from how his predecessor, Barack Obama, initially reacted to the widespread "Green Movement" demonstrations that rocked Iran in 2009. (more...)
Israeli Minister Encourages Iran Protests, Says Israel is not Involved Israeli Minister Encourages Iran Protests, Says Israel is not Involved
- January 01, 2018

Trump's tough approach to Tehran, which has included the threat of USA sanctions, had disrupted the Iranian government's "illusion of economic betterment", he said. And late on 31 December, Mr Trump tweeted more criticism of events in Iran. Demonstrators are angry over corruption and economic hardship in a country where youth unemployment reached 28.8 percent past year. (more...)
Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15 Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15
- January 01, 2018

He told the news agency that the blast occurred when many people were attending the Nimaz Janaza of Gul Wali. No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack with the Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid saying the group has links with the incident. (more...)
Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign
- January 01, 2018

The Trump administration has pushed hard for tough measures in the face of increasing aggression from North Korea, getting three rounds of sanctions through the U.N. "But for purposes of, hopefully, thinking I'm going to be treated fairly, I've stayed uninvolved with this particular matter", Trump said. "I know the details of taxes better than anybody". (more...)
Foreign agents blamed for death of two protesters Foreign agents blamed for death of two protesters
- January 01, 2018

Two protesters have been killed in the south west of Iran , a local politician has said. He said "no shots were fired by the police and security forces", and blamed "foreign agents" and "enemies of the revolutions". Protests continued for a third night on Saturday, with thousands marching across many towns and cities and reports of attacks on municipal buildings. (more...)
10 foreigners killed in Costa Rica plane crash: ministry 10 foreigners killed in Costa Rica plane crash: ministry
- January 01, 2018

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash, which occurred early Sunday afternoon in Nandayure, a region in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province. Costa Rica's Ministry of Public Security posted several images of the wreckage on its official Facebook page , showing the plane engulfed in flames in a wooded area, with smoke billowing from charred rubble. (more...)
Trump says no protection for Dreamers without wall Trump says no protection for Dreamers without wall
- January 01, 2018

Now he has said that unless that funding is found, he will not support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. The wall, one of Trump's central campaign promises and the centerpiece of his hardline immigration platform, is a non-starter for Democrats. (more...)

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