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Dunkin' Donuts does doughnuts without artificial dyes Dunkin' Donuts does doughnuts without artificial dyes
- January 08, 2018

Dunkin' Donuts is eliminating artificial dyes from all their food and drinks in the U.S.by the end of the year, the Massachusetts-based company said Thursday in a statement. "We look forward to sharing a sweet 2018 with more donut news and innovative new flavors in the months ahead". In the meantime, Dunkin' Donuts is touting its new Snow Flurries Donut, a yeast ring doughnut with blue icing and snowflake sprinkles. (more...)
Michael Birnkrant, California Man Allegedly Shot Wife, Two Children, Before Killing Himself Michael Birnkrant, California Man Allegedly Shot Wife, Two Children, Before Killing Himself
- January 08, 2018

It is still unclear how long the bodies were lying there or when exactly the killings took place, Moore said. The husband looked to be approximately 50 to 55 years old, and wife was about 40 to 50 years old, Moore said. According to the neighbor, the deceased woman was working there a couple days a week, and her husband was the driver. Other parents of Birnkrant's students broke down in tears as they stood near the home, which had quickly become a crime scene. (more...)
Iran confirms its oil tanker incident, says 30 citizens missing
- January 08, 2018

The ministry said oil spilled into the sea, but did not specify the area of contamination. That is equivalent to just under 1 million barrels, worth about $60 million, based on global crude oil prices. This is the first major accident involving an Iranian oil tanker since global sanctions were lifted in January 2016. Hanwha Total was not immediately available for comment. (more...)
Chris Christie: I Would Have Been President If Not For Trump Chris Christie: I Would Have Been President If Not For Trump
- January 08, 2018

On Jan. 16, Gov. -elect Phil Murphy (D-NJ) will be inaugurated and take over the governor's mansion now held by Gov. He also said that when Trump took jabs at him on the campaign trail by bringing up Bridgegate , he called Trump up personally to tell him to cut it out. (more...)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy
- January 08, 2018

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said the state Department of Justice would "continue to make sure Oregon's marijuana industry thrives under our carefully considered state regulatory requirements". The analysis concluded that supply vastly outstrips demand, and that OR supplies much of the black market marijuana around the U.S. "I can't sit here and say whether it will or will not lead to more marijuana prosecutions", the official continued. (more...)
Jarrett Stidham decides to return to Auburn next season Jarrett Stidham decides to return to Auburn next season
- January 08, 2018

Stidham announced Friday night that he would indeed stay in school for 2018. "I feel like coming back and being at Auburn is going to be the best thing for me", Stidham said in quotes distributed by the school. We're very close and I think he's a great young man. "I've learned a lot of football in my time at Auburn". Stidham has opted to not enter the draft. (more...)
Palestine reinstates ambassador to Pakistan: Tahir Ashrafi Palestine reinstates ambassador to Pakistan: Tahir Ashrafi
- January 08, 2018

Ali was recalled after India made objections to his participation in a programme, attended by Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, organised to oppose US President's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ashrafi claimed the envoy would be back on duty in Pakistan on Wednesday. The External Affairs Ministry (MEA) had condemned the act by the Palestinian Ambassador in strong words and called it "unacceptable". (more...)
Black cab rapist John Worboys 'found God' in prison Black cab rapist John Worboys 'found God' in prison
- January 08, 2018

May revealed that she personally knew "somebody who was one of [Worboys'] victims and who was not contacted and first heard of what was happening through the media". Theresa May said she was determined to do "what is necessary" to bring "greater openness" to the decision-making process of the Parole Board. "It is a priority for this Government that victims of rape and sexual assault have full confidence in the criminal justice system", he said. (more...)
The world will be watching what you do, US warns Iran The world will be watching what you do, US warns Iran
- January 08, 2018

USA envoy Nikki Haley focused her remarks on the protests that have killed at least 20 people and led to as many as 1,000 arrests. Protests erupted on December 28, 2017, in Mashhad in north Iran, sparked by frustration over high prices of basic goods such as eggs, the price of which has recently soared by 40 percent, according to global media reports. (more...)
J&K: Four Cricketers Arrested For 'Respecting' Pakistan National Anthem J&K: Four Cricketers Arrested For 'Respecting' Pakistan National Anthem
- January 08, 2018

Local news portals reported that the incident took place at the finals of a local cricket tournament in Arin, Bandipora between MCC, Gondipora and Dardpora Cricket Club. As per local reports, the police have arrested 4 Kashmiri cricketers and are on the lookout of the organisers of the event. Another police official who didn't wish to be named said, "An investigation has been initiated and arrests have been made". (more...)
Israel bans 20 NGOs from entry for boycott support
- January 08, 2018

Campaigners argued people had a right to decide not to profit from human rights abuses, and the High Court ruled the Government had acted unlawfully by seeking to restrict "ethical" boycotts of Israel. Responding to the ban, the AFSC said in a statement that it had been supporting nonviolent resistance for more than 100 years -and had no plans of stopping now. (more...)
6 people dead after vehicle crash in Yolo County 6 people dead after vehicle crash in Yolo County
- January 08, 2018

The Chevrolet's driver, a female North Highlands resident whose name also hasn't been released, also died. While officers were responding to the scene, dispatch advised the officers of a traffic collision in the same area. Authorities said they have not yet determined if drugs or alcohol had played a role in the crash that took place in Woodland, about 85 miles (135 km) northeast of San Francisco. (more...)
Revelstoke search and rescuers looking for 2 missing snowmobilers Revelstoke search and rescuers looking for 2 missing snowmobilers
- January 08, 2018

RCMP say Revelstoke Search and Rescue volunteers began the search yesterday, January 6, at around 4:30 p.m. after the men didn't meet the rental company in the Boulder Mountain parking lot to return the sleds they had rented. They are not believed to be prepared for a frigid night in the backcountry; they likely had not packed food, water or overnight equipment. Information from the public as to the whereabouts of Dumonceaux and Macleod is appreciated. (more...)
18 killed in blast targeting rebels' position in Syria 18 killed in blast targeting rebels' position in Syria
- January 08, 2018

Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have stepped up the offensive in the southern province of Idlib in recent days, advancing towards Abu al-Duhur airport, which rebels captured from the President's troops in September 2015. An alliance dominated by Fateh al-Sham controls much of Idlib province, where there are regular vehicle bombings, often blamed on disputes between armed factions. (more...)
Colbert Is Campaigning Hard for Trump's Colbert Is Campaigning Hard for Trump's "Corrupt Media" Awards
- January 07, 2018

I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o'clock. After President Donald Trump tweeted that he would be announcing the " Most Dishonest and Corrupt Media Awards " on Monday, a few top late-night hosts chose to submit themselves for consideration for the year. (more...)
Pulse gunman's widow knew 'he was going to do something bad' Pulse gunman's widow knew 'he was going to do something bad'
- January 07, 2018

He had a handgun in a holster around his waist and put on a backpack that had ammunition inside, she wrote, adding she knew "this was the time that he was going to do something bad". "I knew when he left the house he was going to Orlando to attack the Pulse Night Club", Salman said. He told her that was his target. The widow said her husband considered other places before they drove around the Pulse Night Club about a week before the attack. (more...)
Palestinians mark Orthodox Christmas amid boycott calls, protest Palestinians mark Orthodox Christmas amid boycott calls, protest
- January 07, 2018

Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummelled the vehicle of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church's decision to sell land to Jewish groups. According to Israeli media, the 2004 agreements were for 99-year leases on hotel properties near Jaffa Gate. The fact many Eastern Orthodox now celebrate Christmas on December 25 adds to the confusion, especially since those who celebrate on January 7 are still really celebrating ... (more...)
Former Iran Leader Ahmadinejad Held for Inciting Unrest Former Iran Leader Ahmadinejad Held for Inciting Unrest
- January 07, 2018

It is also claimed he said Iran was suffering "mismanagement" and that President Hassan Rouhani's government "believes that they own the land and that the people are an ignorant society". The Times of Israel could not independently confirm the report. Ahmadinejad was reportedly at a rally where he publicly criticized the government. (more...)
Former WTO chief, United Nations envoy Peter Sutherland dies at 71 Former WTO chief, United Nations envoy Peter Sutherland dies at 71
- January 07, 2018

The Jesuit-educated barrister, who also served as Ireland's youngest attorney general and then youngest European Union commissioner during the 1980s, had been ill for some time, Irish broadcaster RTE reported, citing a statement from his family. (more...)
US Treasury Department sanctions 5 Iranian entities US Treasury Department sanctions 5 Iranian entities
- January 07, 2018

Separately, the US Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned five Iranian-based entities it said were owned or controlled by an industrial firm responsible for developing and producing Iran's solid-propellant ballistic missiles. The Trump administration certified Iran's compliance twice a year ago, but in October Trump for the first time declined to certify, pointing to Iran's ballistic missile development and other matters which he said were in violation of the "spirit" of the deal. (more...)
ASEAN commits to cooperate with India ASEAN commits to cooperate with India
- January 07, 2018

Swaraj, who had inaugurated the 5th Round Table of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) India Network of Think Tanks in Indonesia on January 06, 2018, had emphasised on enhancing maritime security, trade and investment, education and cultural heritage among the grouping. (more...)
Oil tanker collides with vessel off China coast, 32 crew members missing
- January 07, 2018

According to a statement issued by the ministry on Sunday, a cargo ship and an oil tanker collided in China's Yangtze River's estuary at around 8.00.pm. The 274-meter-long oil tanker SANCHI , owned by an Iranian shipping company, was heading to South Korea with its cargo. There was a collision involving an NITC-operated supertanker in the Singapore Strait in August 2016, but there was no loss of life or pollution. (more...)
At least 8 migrants drown after dinghy sinks off Libya coast At least 8 migrants drown after dinghy sinks off Libya coast
- January 07, 2018

Sergio Liardo told TV channel RaiNews24. All eight victims were women, Liardo said. The European Union has been facing an acute migration crisis since 2015, when hundreds of thousands of people, fleeing violence in the Middle East and Northern Africa, including Libya , arrived in Europe. (more...)
Orange weather warning issued as temperatures set to fall to -6C Orange weather warning issued as temperatures set to fall to -6C
- January 07, 2018

Met √Čireann have advised that it will turn very cold tonight with lowest temperatures falling to between -4 and -6 degrees. While in January cold weather can always be expected, it looks like it's set to freeze over tonight in the Emerald Isle. (more...)
Messi can quit Barcelona, if Catalonia leaves Spain Messi can quit Barcelona, if Catalonia leaves Spain
- January 07, 2018

That's according to Spanish newspaper El Mundo , which reports that the Argentine playmaker is deeply concerned that Barca will be kicked out of the Spanish league and forced to play in an inferior competition if Catalonia breaks from Madrid . (more...)
Jake Tapper Shuts Down Stephen Miller For 'Wasting My Viewers' Time'
- January 07, 2018

Miller then ripped CNN again before saying what Trump tweeted was true. At one point, Tapper told Miller to "settle down". Miller criticized CNN's coverage, and CNN host Jake Tapper pressed Miller to answer his questions. CIA Director Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) gives President Donald Trump his regular intelligence briefings, and says Trump is fully engaged, understands complex issues and asks hard questions. (more...)
Air Strikes Kill at Least 17 Civilians in Syria Rebel Enclave Air Strikes Kill at Least 17 Civilians in Syria Rebel Enclave
- January 07, 2018

Scores of hospitals and civil defence centres in Ghouta and across Syria have been bombed during the conflict in what the opposition says is a "scorched earth policy" to paralyse life in rebel-held areas. They said five others were killed in other areas. Despite eastern Ghouta being designated as a de-escalation zone, it has witnessed severe shelling and confrontations between regime forces and armed Syrian factions. (more...)
Rohingya rebels attack military truck
- January 07, 2018

As of December 2017, an estimated 6,55,000 Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh to avoid persecution from the security forces that started in Myanmar's Rakhine state in August a year ago. The area is largely off limits to reporters. Arsa dismissed any links to militant groups and said it is fighting to end the oppression of the Rohingya people. (more...)
Qualifier wins through to Brisbane final Qualifier wins through to Brisbane final
- January 07, 2018

At 6-3, she held three set points and after Sevastova dumped a forehand into the net, the qualifier was a set to the good. Sevastova would immediately answer as from 30-all Sasnovich double-faulted and a backhand error put the set back on serve at 4-3. (more...)
What on earth is a 'bomb cyclone?' What on earth is a 'bomb cyclone?'
- January 07, 2018

Bombogenesis is the process that creates the type of super-severe storm-a bomb cyclone-that the East Coast is now experiencing. The process that creates these bombs is known as bombogenesis. Because of the frozen ground surface, the ground is unable to absorb the rainfall, which can actually make the rain freeze on contact, according to West. (more...)

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