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Striking Indian low-caste workers bring chaos to Mumbai Striking Indian low-caste workers bring chaos to Mumbai
- January 05, 2018

In Mumbai , Normal life was disrupted as protesters attacked city buses, stopped suburban local services and blocked roads at various places in the city. There were reports of journalists being attacked and vocal anger towards the media, whom one protester accused of ignoring violence against Dalits and being "sold to politicians". (more...)
Rosenstein, Wray pressed Ryan to narrow Nunes document request Rosenstein, Wray pressed Ryan to narrow Nunes document request
- January 05, 2018

Last week, Nunes blasted Rosenstein in a letter calling on the DOJ and FBI "to investigate themselves" for ignoring subpoenas for dossier-related documents and witnesses. The announcement came after Rosenstein was seen leaving the office of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), fueling speculation that they were discussing some of the many investigations into Russian collusion and interference in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Manafort files lawsuit against DoJ, Mueller, Rosenstein Manafort files lawsuit against DoJ, Mueller, Rosenstein
- January 05, 2018

A Justice Department spokeswoman said while the lawsuit was "frivolous", Manafort was "entitled to file whatever he wants". Both pleaded guilty to lying to investigators - Flynn about contacts with Russia's ambassador and Papadopoulos about contacts with foreigners claiming high-level connections to them - and are cooperating with investigators. (more...)
Russian military personnel killed in shelling of Khmeimim air base in Syria Russian military personnel killed in shelling of Khmeimim air base in Syria
- January 05, 2018

There was, however, no immediate confirmation by the Russian military, which is providing air support to government forces fighting rebels. " Kommersant's report about the "virtual destruction" of seven Russian warplanes at the Khmeimim airbase is fake", the ministry was cited as saying by the Interfax news agency. (more...)
Eau Claire store is on latest Gander list Eau Claire store is on latest Gander list
- January 05, 2018

Camping World Holdings bought Gander Mountain in bankruptcy court in May 2017. The agreement obligated Camping World to assume a minimum of 17 leases, and Lemonis, insisting on profitability, said then that at least half of Gander's 160 stores likely wouldn't survive. (more...)
Millionaire socialite accused of anti-Semitic assault on Jewish attorney Millionaire socialite accused of anti-Semitic assault on Jewish attorney
- January 05, 2018

Jacqueline Kent Cooke , 29, was charged with assault on Wednesday in NY following the shocking confrontation on New Year's Eve in the swanky Upper East Side restaurant Caravaggio . "You called me a f***ing bitch, you called me a c-", Cooke screamed. "You called me a f--ing Jew", Haberkorn responds on the video. "What are you doing?" However, the conversations soon turned bloody after the 29-year-old socialite struck the lawyer with her Lulu Guinness Chloe Mirrored Perspex Box ... (more...)
Matric pass rate improves to 75.1% Matric pass rate improves to 75.1%
- January 05, 2018

The 2017 National Senior Certificate results can be retrieved using a learner's exam. Alternatively, the learners were allowed to modularise their examinations. She said 4 of the 70 districts achieved pass rates lower than 60%, adding that for the first time, no district has performed below 50%. This translates to nearly 45 Bachelor passes per 100 produced anywhere else in the country, she said. (more...)
Ranbir's Dutt biopic to hit theatres on 29 June, alongside Diljit's Soorma Ranbir's Dutt biopic to hit theatres on 29 June, alongside Diljit's Soorma
- January 05, 2018

The film was initially set to release on March 30, 2018, but was later delayed to production issues. "Hirani took to Twitter and wrote, " #DuttBiopic releasing on June 29". With Ranbir playing Baba and if the leaked stills of Ranbir as Sanjay are anything to go by, this film will certainly give another boost to Ranbir's stardom. (more...)
Massive Blaze in Mumbai Residence Kills Four, Dozens Injured Massive Blaze in Mumbai Residence Kills Four, Dozens Injured
- January 05, 2018

The deaths reportedly happened due to suffocation. It was brought under control around 5 am after five fire engines and water tankers were sent to the spot. Another injured woman, Zara Cutlerywalla (42) was discharged after treatment. The neighbouring family of Kotharis, residents of fourth floor were also injured in the fire and were rescued by the fire brigade team. (more...)
Motel 6 gave guest lists, personal info to ICE agents, lawsuit says Motel 6 gave guest lists, personal info to ICE agents, lawsuit says
- January 05, 2018

After the Phoenix New Times report in September , Motel 6′s corporate office said it would issue a directive to all USA locations telling employees they were prohibited from voluntarily providing ICE with guest lists. Initial allegations from The Phoenix New Times pointed to Motel 6 locations in Arizona that were giving information to ICE. "Motel 6 takes this matter very seriously, and we have and will continue to fully cooperate with the Office of the State Attorney General", the ... (more...)
Virat Kohli truly can't part with Anushka Sharma even for a minute Virat Kohli truly can't part with Anushka Sharma even for a minute
- January 05, 2018

Akshay Kumar may not have attended Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's star-studded wedding reception in Mumbai , but he made up for it recently by meeting the newlyweds for lunch in Cape Town , South Africa. Anushka will also be busy with the marketing and promotions of Pari which is releasing on February 9. The couple then travelled with the rest of the Indian team to South Africa where they have been since then as the team prepares for the upcoming Test series. (more...)
Haj House in Lucknow Painted Saffron by Yogi Adityanath Government Haj House in Lucknow Painted Saffron by Yogi Adityanath Government
- January 05, 2018

Interestingly, the overall look of the newly painted boundary wall gives a glimpse of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) flag as the main gate of the office was already painted in green. The various booklets and posters issued by the Uttar Pradesh government's public relations department and ministries these days have elements of saffron on its pages. (more...)
Thomas S. Monson, president of Church of Latter-day Saints, dies at 90 Thomas S. Monson, president of Church of Latter-day Saints, dies at 90
- January 05, 2018

Mormon President Thomas Monson, who headed one of the world's fastest growing and most affluent religions, has died at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah , the church said on Wednesday. Monson's tenure coincided with what some observers christened a "Mormon moment" - a period in which Mormonism was frequently at the center of national news with the presidential campaigns of former Massachusetts Gov. (more...)
Lalu moves court, seeks minimum sentence in fodder scam citing poor health Lalu moves court, seeks minimum sentence in fodder scam citing poor health
- January 05, 2018

Parliament: Will the deadlock over Triple Talaq Bill end in Rajya Sabha? The special CBI court will pronounce the quantum of sentence in fodder scam on Friday in Ranchi , Jharkhand. The court had acquitted six accused including former Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) leader Jagannath Mishra (who was earlier with the Congress ). The others convicted are suppliers/ transporters Tripurari Mohan Prasad, Sushil Kumar Sinha, Sunil Kumar Sinha, Raja Ram Joshi, Gopinath Das, Sanjay Agarwal, ... (more...)
Shin Bet Uncovers Iranian Intelligence Terror Network in Judea, Samaria Shin Bet Uncovers Iranian Intelligence Terror Network in Judea, Samaria
- January 05, 2018

The Iranian intelligence agent reportedly instructed Maharmeh to recruit Palestinians or Israeli-Arabs who would be willing to carry out suicide bombings and shooting attacks. In recent days, an indictment was filed against Muhammad Maharma, for contact with a hostile organization, receiving money from the enemy, and membership in an illegal association. (more...)
Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards
- January 05, 2018

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $61.43 a barrel by 11.40am GMT. "The OPEC agreement to curtail crude oil production in 2017 and subsequent extension of that agreement through 2018 tightened crude oil supplies, which put upward pressure on crude oil prices ", said the EIA. (more...)
Fake Road Signs At California Border Mock The New Sanctuary State Status Fake Road Signs At California Border Mock The New Sanctuary State Status
- January 05, 2018

But Homan claims there's just no sanctuary from federal law enforcement. A California Department of Transportation worker removes a "sanctuary state" sign Monday from the San Bernardino county line on Interstate 15 near the California-Nevada border. (more...)
National Weather Service Reports Snow Totals, What To Expect After Storm National Weather Service Reports Snow Totals, What To Expect After Storm
- January 05, 2018

Thursday until 1 a.m. Friday for Suffolk County , with total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches and winds gusting as high as 55 miles per hour; these factors could cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Heavy snow is expected, with total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches. "Winds gusting as high as 50 m.p.h. will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow", the warning said. (more...)
Fog engulfs Capital, 60 trains ,20 flights delayed Fog engulfs Capital, 60 trains ,20 flights delayed
- January 05, 2018

Almost 40 domestic and 26 global flights were among those delayed. 62 trains have been delayed, 20 have been rescheduled and 18 cancelled because of the density of the fog blurs visibility and the vehicles are not recommended to travel through it. (more...)
Baltimore Schools Closed Thursday After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms Baltimore Schools Closed Thursday After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms
- January 05, 2018

The young children explained how cold they were - the answer was very. Kindergartners and pre-kindergartners have been complaining about frostbite and hypothermia, Aaron Maybin, a former National Football League quarterback who works at Matthew A. (more...)
Sean Spicer Lied To SE Cupp Today About Russia Sean Spicer Lied To SE Cupp Today About Russia
- January 05, 2018

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer responded to a story about first lady Melania Trump from a very controversial book that is soon to be released. "There was an event where I was trying to talk about how evil [Bashar] Assad was, and I screwed that up royally", Mr. Spicer said on HLN . He continued, "I mean, the inauguration". (more...)
California vows to fight Trump plan for offshore drilling
- January 05, 2018

Rep. Jim Clyburn, South Carolina's only congressional Democrat, said Thursday on Twitter that he had always opposed drilling and urged Congress to "act quickly" to block the expansion. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio both weighed in, as well. The proposal marks a huge shift from previous policy. It includes, among others, large swaths of the Gulf of Mexico coast and much of coastal California. (more...)
Yemen's rebels say they fired missile at Saudi military camp Yemen's rebels say they fired missile at Saudi military camp
- January 05, 2018

A Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said a ballistic missile intercepted over southern Saudi Arabia on Friday served as proof Iran supported the Shiite Huthi rebels. The rebels, however, continue to control vast regions and the capital Sanaa. The almost three-year stalemated war in Yemen has killed more than 10,000 people, displaced 3 million, damaged critical infrastructure, fuelled a cholera outbreak and pushed the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of starvation. (more...)
Governor Cooper Declares State Of Emergency For Eastern NC Governor Cooper Declares State Of Emergency For Eastern NC
- January 05, 2018

The first major winter storm of 2018 bore down on the U.S. Northeast on Thursday, closing schools and government offices and disrupting travel as work crews scrambled to clear roads of snow before plummeting temperatures turn it to treacherous ice. (more...)
North And South Korea Plan First Talks In Two Years
- January 05, 2018

Ri also quoted Kim as ordering officials to promptly take substantial measures with South Korea out of a "sincere stand and honest attitude", according to the North's state TV and news agency. 3, 2018. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang welcomed North and South Korea "taking positive steps to improve ties", and said the postponement of the military exercises was "without doubt a good thing". (more...)
Frozen iguanas in Florida are falling from trees
- January 05, 2018

CBS News reports residents in the Miami area of Florida are finding iguanas on the ground following colder temperatures creeping into the region. That's the situation in Florida, where unusually cold temperatures have sent the green lizards tumbling from their perches on trees - a result of the cold-blooded creatures basically shutting down when it gets too chilly. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Wants to be the 'First Woman President,' New Book Claims Ivanka Trump Wants to be the 'First Woman President,' New Book Claims
- January 05, 2018

I never spoke to him for book . Trump also tweeted this week that he has a "nuclear button" that is "much bigger" than the one claimed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Before Jan. 20, 2017, I knew that we were a great country; now I'm not so sure. President Donald Trump has made his first appearance in the White House briefing room - but on video. (more...)
Plane vanishes from radar mid-flight to Texas; Coast Guard search underway Plane vanishes from radar mid-flight to Texas; Coast Guard search underway
- January 05, 2018

The missing pilot, reported by family members as Bill Kinsinger of Oklahoma City, departed Wiley Post airport (PWA) en route to Georgetown, Texas (GTU), on a humanitarian animal rescue mission for Pilots N Paws, a nonprofit organization that coordinates volunteer pilots and aircraft willing to assist animals in need. (more...)
U.S. to provide 'great support' to Iranians at 'appropriate time' U.S. to provide 'great support' to Iranians at 'appropriate time'
- January 05, 2018

President Donald) Trump", it quoted Cavusoglu as saying. In Isfahan, a central city, pro-government demonstrators on Wednesday marched and shouted slogans against the United States, which Khamenei has blamed, along with other "enemies of Iran", for instigating the protests. (more...)
Turkey says U.S. conviction of banker is interference in internal affairs Turkey says U.S. conviction of banker is interference in internal affairs
- January 05, 2018

The verdict was issued on the fourth day of deliberations. The high ranking manager at the Turkish government owned bank allegedly worked with Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab , 34, to help Iran launder money. The counts on which the banker was declared guilty included violation of US sanctions against Iran, crimes to deceive the USA and defrauding US banks. (more...)

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