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Arab League Drafts Response To Trump's Jerusalem Decision Arab League Drafts Response To Trump's Jerusalem Decision
- January 08, 2018

Mekameleen TV is an Istanbul-based free-to-air satellite television channel, run mostly by exiled Egyptians. NYT report said that an officer in Egypt's intelligence agency called Ashraf al-Kholi secretly phone called several hosts of influential talk shows in Egypt to instruct them to denounce the declaration. (more...)
Supreme Court Reopens Death Sentence of Black Convict Supreme Court Reopens Death Sentence of Black Convict
- January 08, 2018

But, at a minimum, the justices signaled, the 11th Circuit's decision (and, by extension, Tharpe's death sentence) "should not have rested on the ground that it was indisputable among reasonable jurists that" the juror's views "did not prejudice Tharpe". (more...)
Trump Says Willing To Talk To North Korean Leader, With Conditions Trump Says Willing To Talk To North Korean Leader, With Conditions
- January 08, 2018

North Korea has accepted South Korea's proposal for official talks in what will be the first high-level contact between the two countries in more than two years. South Korea's foreign minister expressed hopes Monday that the North's expected participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics will catalyze inter-Korean reconciliation and the resolution of the nuclear standoff. (more...)
Man kills robber by running him over with auto in Karachi
- January 08, 2018

Police reported that Tariq Javed was looted by two men on a motorcycle as he exited an ATM in Gulistan-i-Jauhar. "I made a decision to take action and started chasing them", he added. The two were running away after stealing from one of the shops in the mobile market. A 24-year-old shopkeeper, Owais Shahjahan, who was shot once in his abdomen, however, later succumbed to his injuries during treatment at Civil Hospital, Karachi . (more...)
Iranian oil tanker still ablaze after collision off China's coast
- January 08, 2018

The flames and poisonous gases coming from the wreck are making the search hard, however. The collision, between a Panama-registered oil tanker and a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, occurred at around 8 p.m. It was not immediately clear what caused the collision. State-run China Central Television reported Sunday evening that the tanker was still floating and burning, and that oil was visible in the water. (more...)
On National Radon Action Month, Coloradans are encouraged to check their homes On National Radon Action Month, Coloradans are encouraged to check their homes
- January 08, 2018

Because you can't see or smell radon, people are often unaware that this silent killer could be in their homes. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is urging residents to test the radon levels in their homes and apartments during the winter months, when indoor radon levels are at their highest. (more...)
No threat against Morgantown High School No threat against Morgantown High School
- January 08, 2018

Deputy Superintendent Matthew Haas said there will be an increased police presence at schools in the county. There is no higher priority than the safety and security of all students and staff. It is not clear if the person who posted the threat is a student. Malden police issued a tweet to clarify that the threat was "against Monticello High School (MHS)". (more...)
Trump admin ending protections for some Salvadorans
- January 08, 2018

How long have Salvadorans had Temporary Protected Status? The DHS says more than 250,000 Salvadorans - all of whom are required to have lived in the U.S. Temporary protected status for about 200,000 from Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti and El Salvador in danger of ending under the Trump Administration. Temporary Protected Status was created by Congress in 1980 and allows citizens from countries who have been affected by natural disasters, armed conflicts, or another humanitarian disaster, to ... (more...)
Woman faces charges in fatal hit-and-run crash Woman faces charges in fatal hit-and-run crash
- January 08, 2018

The Cape Cod Times reports Hunt turned herself in Saturday. Police diverted traffic on Route 28 for more than an hour as they conducted a preliminary investigation of the incident. Pina was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by ambulance and shortly thereafter was pronounced dead. Witnesses told police that they saw a light brown Toyota sedan and the driver was a white woman with brown hair. (more...)
Royal Navy intercepts Russian naval ships in English Channel Royal Navy intercepts Russian naval ships in English Channel
- January 08, 2018

The Royal Navy has dispatched a warship to intercept a number of Russian naval ships sailing through the English Channel. HMS WESTMINSTER has freshly returned to service after entering a period of refit in 2014, in which she received new weapons and radar systems. (more...)
Paris Hilton Palms Casino Loves You ... Take a Piece of Our Sign!!! Paris Hilton Palms Casino Loves You ... Take a Piece of Our Sign!!!
- January 08, 2018

Paris Hilton and fiance Chris Zylka want to get married "as soon as possible". The drama unfolded as Paris hopped in a vehicle to avoid photographers, and her fiance could be heard saying: 'Might not want to leave me!' as she sped away in her SUV. (more...)
Omaha man dies in IL crash
- January 08, 2018

Police said the crash occurred when the vehicle with the window tint, traveling behind Tomasello's Toyota in the right lane, moved into the passing lane, then abruptly returned to the right lane and struck the driver's side of Tomasello's auto. (more...)
Ridley brothers ready to square off for national title Ridley brothers ready to square off for national title
- January 08, 2018

Calvin Ridley didn't exactly sidestep the question Saturday morning. Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been through the national championship game experience before. "My mom loves to support her kids, she'd give her backbone for us", Riley said. "And surround yourself with good people". He also had an eventful recruitment that led him to the Dawgs. (more...)
Suspect crashes NJ Transit police SUV into Hoboken Terminal Suspect crashes NJ Transit police SUV into Hoboken Terminal
- January 08, 2018

A temporary waiting room and rest room are being opened on a train on Track 8. NBC4 NY is reporting that the FBI's New Jersey office is aware of the incident and members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force are responding to the scene as a precaution. (more...)
Suspected organ trafficker arrested in Cyprus Suspected organ trafficker arrested in Cyprus
- January 08, 2018

A man suspected of leading kidney donors from Turkey and the ex-Soviet Union has been arrested in Cyprus on an worldwide arrest warrant from Interpol and Russian Federation. In 2013, an EU-led court in Kosovo sentenced five Kosovan doctors to up to eight years in prison for organ trafficking in the country. Harel was arrested in 2012 in Israel in connection with a parallel investigation, but was not extradited to Kosovo, which has no diplomatic relations with Israel. (more...)
NJ Transit delayed, PATH service suspended during morning rush NJ Transit delayed, PATH service suspended during morning rush
- January 08, 2018

Officials say Amtrak trains schedules will have minor modifications. Amtrak trains in and out of New York Penn Station are experiencing around 30-minute delays. Beginning Monday, New Jersey Transit will terminate and originate one morning and one evening train at Hoboken and one in each period at Newark Penn Station. (more...)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan's son takes on Jyotiraditya Scindia — Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan's son takes on Jyotiraditya Scindia — Madhya Pradesh
- January 08, 2018

He also raised questions on the Scindia family's past and Congress' contribution to the state during its rule. Both parties are carrying out high-decibel campaigns in Kolaras with Scindia and former Union minister Kantilal Bhuria leading the Congress charge while over a dozen MP minister are pitching in for the BJP. (more...)
Red Carpet Arrivals — Golden Globes Red Carpet Arrivals — Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

It's the first time The Late Night host has hosted the Golden Globes - and he didn't hold back. "In 2011, I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondents' dinner, jokes about how he was unqualified to be president". (more...)
ACLU: New Jersey prisons have illegally banned book on mass incarceration ACLU: New Jersey prisons have illegally banned book on mass incarceration
- January 08, 2018

Aside from First Amendment violations, the ACLU lawyers wrote that the ban also violated the New Jersey Administrative Code, which specifies that prisons can only ban publications containing information about drugs when the material "is detrimental to the secure and orderly operation" of the prisons. (more...)
Snow for the back-to-school commute on Monday Snow for the back-to-school commute on Monday
- January 08, 2018

A low-pressure system over the province is bringing this new round of snow that is expected to taper off Monday morning. "However, the city of Toronto will see lower snowfall amounts of about 4 to 8 cm". Untreated roads are expected to be slippery. The force's traffic services department said on Twitter that, given the conditions, driving too quickly will put "everyone at risk". (more...)
Acquittal of Orsi, Spagnolini to have no bearing on case: CBI Acquittal of Orsi, Spagnolini to have no bearing on case: CBI
- January 08, 2018

Both were accused of corruption in the deal sealed to supply 12 AgustaWestland AW101 helicopters to Indian Air Force. After Monday's acquittal, Orsi's lawyer Ennio Amodio said the decision closed a case "which should have been clear to investigators (from the start)". (more...)
Joshua Boyle remanded in custody after brief third court appearance Joshua Boyle remanded in custody after brief third court appearance
- January 08, 2018

Last week he appeared alert and attentive , even asking the judge politely for permission to depart once his hearing ended, whereas today he did not speak at all before turning away from the camera. The pair had three children while being held captive by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network. The purported acts allegedly occurred between October 14 and December 30 after Boyle returned to Canada. (more...)
Pakistan relationship with China and United States not the same, says official Pakistan relationship with China and United States not the same, says official
- January 08, 2018

Chinese military officials told the South China Morning Post that the new base was necessary because the current port, which caters mostly to merchant ships, is unable to supply the services and logistical support Chinese warships need. (more...)
Trump told GOP leaders he had problems with his team's infrastructure plan Trump told GOP leaders he had problems with his team's infrastructure plan
- January 08, 2018

President Donald Trump and his top economic adviser appear to have different views about the use of public-private partnerships for building projects, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN. Late last month, a White House official said the proposal - set to be unveiled within the next couple of weeks - would propose spending at least $200 billion on infrastructure projects over the next decade, with the hopes of spurring an additional $800 billion in state and local funding. (more...)
Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections
- January 08, 2018

The founder of the Egyptian Patriotic Movement party narrowly lost a presidential election to the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi in 2012 before fleeing for the UAE, where he has lived since. The independent NEC, established by a presidential decree in August 2017, is a 10-member commission and has sole responsibility for supervising general elections and referendums in Egypt. (more...)
Yup, Oprah and Tom Hanks Will Take the White House in 2020 Yup, Oprah and Tom Hanks Will Take the White House in 2020
- January 08, 2018

Despite the fact that the charming Kate Capshaw promptly spilled her drink, the whole company seems to have been in high spirits the remaining part of the evening. "It's office. He's flawless", Horowitz wrote. The great Oprah Winfrey accepted the coveted Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday, and her speech was nothing if not, shall we say, presidential? Best thing I've seen here. (more...)
Minnesota edges St. Cloud State to avoid sweep Minnesota edges St. Cloud State to avoid sweep
- January 08, 2018

Cloud, they're so deep", head coach Don Lucia said. "You got five guys on a knee blocking shots, just eating them in the chest - they don't have the equipment I have". University of Minnesota goaltender Mat Robson had to sit out the first 18 games of the season because he played exhibition games in the Ontario Hockey League, which the National Collegiate Athletic Association deems a professional league. (more...)
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...)

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