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Pink to perform Super Bowl national anthem Pink to perform Super Bowl national anthem
- January 08, 2018

Lady Gaga performed at last year's Super Bowl halftime show after Adele revealed that she turned down the offer. The Grammy-winning pop star also has a concert scheduled for February 2 at the nearby Minneapolis Armory in connection with the Super Bowl. (more...)
GVK signs concession agreement for Navi Mumbai airport project GVK signs concession agreement for Navi Mumbai airport project
- January 08, 2018

The concession agreement has been signed through the creation of a Special Purpose Vehicle viz., Navi Mumbai International Airport Pvt. While the state government has been keen to make the Navi Mumbai airport operational by December 2019, the concession agreement signed today extends the launch timeframe by two years. (more...)
Florida officials: Hack exposed 30K Medicaid patients' files Florida officials: Hack exposed 30K Medicaid patients' files
- January 08, 2018

It found that hackers may have partly or fully accessed the enrollees' full names, Medicaid ID numbers, birth dates, addresses, diagnoses, medical conditions and Social Security numbers. To ensure the safety of recipients the Agency is providing a free a one-year membership in Experian's Identity Works program for those affected by the breach. (more...)
Turkey kills 6 PKK members in airstrikes in northern Iraq Turkey kills 6 PKK members in airstrikes in northern Iraq
- January 08, 2018

The operation was carried out by Turkish Air Force in Kani Rash town in Iraq, Turkish General Staff said in a written statement. Authorities also took into custody 46 suspected ISIS jihadists and 18 members of illegal far-left organisations. (more...)
Coronation ride 'horrid', says the Queen Coronation ride 'horrid', says the Queen
- January 08, 2018

The Coronation will air at 8pm on Sunday on BBC One. As for the Coronation coach, Queen Elizabeth described the journey as "horrible". "It's only sprung on leather", she explains. The full programme is expected to share with viewers the Queen's memories of the day which, as she puts it, was the "beginning of one's life really, as a sovereign". (more...)
France Sees Sharp Spike in Asylum Applications in 2017 France Sees Sharp Spike in Asylum Applications in 2017
- January 08, 2018

This number represents a jump of 17 percent compared to 2016, which was already up 6.5 percent on the number of applications in the previous year. However Pascal Brice, director general of OFPRA told Le Parisien that this "sustained" increase is "not representative of an inundation". (more...)
The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations
- January 08, 2018

Trump and congressional Republicans have alleged that the FBI's investigation of Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state was tainted because the campaign of Dr. "The Clinton Foundation has demonstrably improved the lives of millions of people across America and around the world while earning top ratings from charity watchdog groups in the process". (more...)
Venezuela announces issuance of cryptocurrencies Venezuela announces issuance of cryptocurrencies
- January 08, 2018

Over the past year, the U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted numerous top-ranking officials, including Maduro and many of his ministers. Venezuela faces hyperinflation, political turmoil and massive debt, but has the world's largest crude oil reserves. (more...)
German industrial orders dip in November German industrial orders dip in November
- January 08, 2018

The ministry said Monday that there was a 0.7 percent gain in orders from other nations in the 19-nation eurozone, but domestic demand was off 0.4 percent and there was a 1.2 percent drop in orders from countries outside the eurozone. "There is little reason to get concerned. The general trend for industrial production in Germany remains positive", said ING economist Carsten Brzeski, noting low inventories and high capacity utilization. (more...)
Podolski unveils kebab restaurant Podolski unveils kebab restaurant
- January 08, 2018

The footballer, who now plays for Japanese side Vissel Kobe, appeared at the opening of "Mangal Doner" and even carved ceremonial slices of doner meat for some of the 1,000 fans who mobbed the premises on its opening day. The former Arsenal striker has launched a new kebab restaurant in the trendy Chlodwigplatz district to add to the clothing store and the ice cream parlour he already has in his business portfolio. (more...)
At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast
- January 08, 2018

The Italian coastguard said the migrants had been spotted on Saturday morning by a plane patrolling the seas on behalf of a European anti-smuggling operation. Smugglers routinely crowd many more than 100 people into motorised rubber dinghies created to hold far fewer. According to the latest data of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a total of 118,928 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea through the Central Mediterranean route in 2017. (more...)
President seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years President seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years
- January 08, 2018

Trump tweeted out his demands just before the new year. "We'll see how that goes". Trump said the drug problem is less hard to deal with in countries that "take it very seriously, and they're very harsh" - an apparent signal the U.S.is preparing to take a much tougher approach. (more...)
Signing of bilateral annual Haj 2018 agreement between India and Saudi Arabia Signing of bilateral annual Haj 2018 agreement between India and Saudi Arabia
- January 08, 2018

Terming his meeting with Benten "very fruitful", Naqvi said officials from both the countries will discuss the technicalities involved so that the pilgrimage via sea route can be commissioned in the coming years. Naqvi also said that Indian Muslim women would be able to go for Hajj without a "mehram" - a male relative who a woman can not marry, such as father, brother or son - if they are more than 45 years old and are travelling in groups of four or more. (more...)
Road construction issue in Arunachal Pradesh with China resolved: Army Chief Road construction issue in Arunachal Pradesh with China resolved: Army Chief
- January 08, 2018

Days after it was reported that the Indian Army had foiled attempts of the Chinese road building team to enter the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh, Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that the matter has now been resolved with the Chinese troops, PTI reported. (more...)
Father stabs family dog to death to save one-year-old child
- January 08, 2018

The father tried to separate the dog from the child, but was unable to do so. Police said he went to retrieve a pistol from a nearby room, but when he realized the gun wasn't loaded, he grabbed a knife and began stabbing the animal. The dogs always got along with her, so I don't know what happened". The girl was airlifted to Boston Children's Hospital where she underwent a number of emergency surgeries and blood transfusions. (more...)
Iran urges readiness for USA withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran urges readiness for USA withdrawal from nuclear deal
- January 08, 2018

Iran signed the accord in 2015 with six world powers, agreeing to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of many global sanctions. "It has been over one year that the US president [Donald Trump] is making any efforts to ruin the JCPOA", he told the Tehran Security Conference. (more...)
Trump book author says his revelations will bring down U.S. president Trump book author says his revelations will bring down U.S. president
- January 08, 2018

Some of the aspects of his win or the fact that he brought his wife Melania Trump nearly to tears ahead of the election and possibly even the passage where the book states that he only believed that could be President after he won the November 2016 Election, strengthen the belief that Hillary Clinton lost the election rather than Trump winning it. (more...)
Jordan says it foiled 'massive' terror plot linked to IS Jordan says it foiled 'massive' terror plot linked to IS
- January 08, 2018

Security and military sites, malls, media stations and moderate religious scholars were among the targets by the plotters, Petra said. They were referred to concerned authorities and charged of plotting to carry out terrorist attacks and promoting for terrorist groups, among other charges. (more...)
Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle
- January 08, 2018

Reports suggests more junior ministerial appointments would continue into a second day on Tuesday. It has been revealed that James Cleverly, who was elected in 2015, has been appointed as deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. Mr Lewis is seen in the party as a "safe pair of hands" and was a key figure in Theresa May's campaign for the Tory leadership. The Prime Minister is also believed to want more women and MPs from ethnic minorities in her team with Suella Fernandes, the leader of ... (more...)
Pierce County Deputy shot, killed after responding to a burglary Pierce County Deputy shot, killed after responding to a burglary
- January 08, 2018

Someone called the Sheriff's Office just before 11:30 a.m. saying an intruder was inside a home in Frederickson, a suburb just southeast of Tacoma. It's unclear whether he was able to return fire. The residents were inside the home at the time of the incident. "Our dep has been critically injured as a outcome of doing his job and courageously putting himself in harm's way". (more...)
New York Fire Department Responding to Trump Tower Fire New York Fire Department Responding to Trump Tower Fire
- January 08, 2018

There were no evacuations or injuries immediately reported, however, officials briefly shut down Fifth Avenue to tend to the situatio. The skyscrape, which houses a mixture of commercial and residential tenants, is the headquarters of the Trump Organization. (more...)
160 attempts daily to access online porn in United Kingdom parliament 160 attempts daily to access online porn in United Kingdom parliament
- January 08, 2018

The figures emerged after prime minister Theresa May sacked her deputy Damian Green following allegations he was viewed "extensive" amounts of pornography on his Commons office computer in 2008. A Parliamentary spokesman said: All pornographic websites are blocked by Parliament's computer network. Figures for January and February 2017 could not be provided by the parliamentary authorities due to changes in technology and the way the data is held. (more...)
Faulty rotor seen behind United States copter mishap in Japan Faulty rotor seen behind United States copter mishap in Japan
- January 08, 2018

TOKYO (AP) - U.S. military personnel appeared to remove part of the main rotor from a Marine Corps helicopter Sunday, one day after it made an emergency landing on a beach in Japan's southern Okinawa islands. Earlier, a window fell from a military aircraft onto a school playground. "We want (the USA military) to work toward that end". The incident is the latest in a series of accidents and mishaps involving USA military aircraft stationed in the southern prefecture of Okinawa, which hosts ... (more...)
Majority of Israelis are not convicted for assaults on Palestinians Majority of Israelis are not convicted for assaults on Palestinians
- January 08, 2018

While it intensifies mistrust among Palestinians towards police, the low indictment rate also "bolsters the perpetrators' sense of impunity". It said 118 of the files, or 64 percent, "were closed under circumstances indicating police investigative failure". (more...)
No need to probe Mahatma Gandhi murder again, says Supreme Court lawyer No need to probe Mahatma Gandhi murder again, says Supreme Court lawyer
- January 08, 2018

In response, the Supreme Court appointed Sharan as amicus curiae and asked him to assist in the matter. "The bullets that pierced Gandhi's body, the pistol from which it was sacked, the assailant who fired the bullets, and the conspiracy and ideology that led to Gandhi's assassination have all been duly identified", Sharan's report said, according to News18. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund bus bombing suspect admits to carrying out attack Borussia Dortmund bus bombing suspect admits to carrying out attack
- January 08, 2018

The defendant gave evidence on Monday that he had sought to fake an attack and had designed the explosives in such a way "that no harm to people could be expected", news agency dpa reported. The accused, whose trial opened last month, faces a life sentence if found guilty of the charges. He has been charged with 28 counts of attempted murder, which he denies. (more...)
James Brokenshire: Northern Ireland Secretary resigns James Brokenshire: Northern Ireland Secretary resigns
- January 08, 2018

Theresa May will now have to replace the 50-year old MP for Old Bexley, who has been doing the Northern Ireland job since July 2016. The news was reported by several United Kingdom media outlets as Theresa May begins a cabinet reshuffle after losing several ministers in recent months. (more...)
Rail passengers hit by three days of strike action Rail passengers hit by three days of strike action
- January 08, 2018

Members of the RMT stage a picket line opposite Ipswich station. The 24-hour walkouts were called over separate disputes, all concerning rail safety, the RMT said. "No one should be in any doubt: these disputes are about putting the safety of the travelling public before the profits of the private train companies", he said. (more...)
House fire displaces 4 residents in Boston fire House fire displaces 4 residents in Boston fire
- January 08, 2018

Fire officials said they received the first call of the blaze occurring on Allston Street about 10 p.m. The previous record for the day, set in 1896, was minus 2 degrees. The third-floor porch was "fully involved" at one point, Boston Fire Department reported, and flames were also seen on the roof. Mayor Martin J. Walsh came to the scene of the fire where BFD Commissioner Joe Finn briefed him. (more...)
Trump Works From 11-6, Sort Of Trump Works From 11-6, Sort Of
- January 08, 2018

This is largely to meet Trump's demands for more "Executive Time", which nearly always means TV and Twitter time alone in the residence, officials tell us. On Wednesday, the president has one meeting, one briefing, a video chat with Hope Hicks and the day ends at 4. President Donald Trump's workday schedule is shrinking, and packed with "Executive Time" - i.e. (more...)

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