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Muslims to outnumber Jews in the USA by 2040, new research shows Muslims to outnumber Jews in the USA by 2040, new research shows
- January 09, 2018

Pew estimated that there are 3.45 million Muslims in the United States, comprising just over 1% of the USA population. They projected that by 2040, Muslims will represent the second largest religious group in the country, and by 2050, will make up 2% of the USA population. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins First Expansion Drops Soon Assassin's Creed Origins First Expansion Drops Soon
- January 09, 2018

Leading the month will be a title update that includes a new questline celebrating the arrival of " The Hidden Ones " expansion pack where players will get to explore a different region while fighting against Roman soldiers. New items will be introduced to the stores, including the Almighty Pack, which releases on January 16, and a For Honor pack that will come starting on January 30. (more...)
Regulator Asks Banks to Cool Cryptocurrency Delirium Regulator Asks Banks to Cool Cryptocurrency Delirium
- January 09, 2018

The FSC is conducting on-site inspections into six retail banks over accounts used in trading cryptocurrencies, Choi said. "It only triggers side effects, such as money laundering, fraud, illegal fundraising, hacking attacks and irrational speculation". (more...)
Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term
- January 09, 2018

Germany has been led by a caretaker government since September 24, when inconclusive elections weakened Merkel's CDU and the SPD. SPD parliamentary leader Andrea Nahles sounded a conciliatory note, saying she would not draw any red lines ahead of the talks, telling Bild am Sonntag newspaper: "Negotiations mean you don't get 100 percent of your own demands fulfilled". (more...)
Turkey set to extend state of emergency for another 3 months Turkey set to extend state of emergency for another 3 months
- January 09, 2018

The Turkish government today said plans to extend the state of emergency imposed after the 2016 failed coup for the sixth time, despite criticism that it is used to target Ankara's critics. To enact the state of emergency, the government must see serious indications of widespread violence that could interfere with Turkey's democratic environment or its citizens' basic rights and freedoms as established by the Constitution. (more...)
Why 'The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina' Moved To Netflix From The CW Why 'The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina' Moved To Netflix From The CW
- January 09, 2018

Hyman, in the FX series Feud: Bette and Joan . This Sabrina will be much closer related to the comic and have the witch beginning her dark education as a sorceress, while trying to be a normal sophomore at Baxter High, EW notes, and it's going to be a wicked good show. (more...)
Trump says he's 'well prepared' for 2018 agenda
- January 09, 2018

Participants in the meeting have said that the Russian lawyer did not bring any incriminating information on Clinton, and that she shifted the conversation to a discussion of the Magnitsky Act, a 2012 USA law bitterly criticized by the Kremlin that freezes assets of Russian officials deemed responsible for human rights abuses. (more...)
Pope Encourages Mothers to Breastfeed in Church as a 'Language of Love' Pope Encourages Mothers to Breastfeed in Church as a 'Language of Love'
- January 09, 2018

With Michelangelo's famed frescoes on the ceiling overhead, the parents - some with other young children in tow - brought 18 girls and 16 boys forward to Francis in the annual ceremony. However, even with the grace of the Holy Spirit, Francis stressed that truly transmitting the faith to one's children "can only be done in love; in the love of the family, of the father and mother, grandmother and grandfather". (more...)
NASL adopts worldwide calendar, cancels spring season NASL adopts worldwide calendar, cancels spring season
- January 09, 2018

Palmer says the options he's exploring would put the Armada on the field sooner than that August timeframe, although without the NASL the team will be playing lower than Division II. The NASL lost three of its eight teams - down from 12 in 2016 - following the 2017 season. The Soc Takes web site reported Monday that Indianapolis plans to shift to the second-tier United Soccer League this season. (more...)
Astronaut John Young, Who Walked on the Moon, Dies at 87
- January 09, 2018

Young was born in San Francisco on September 24, 1930. Before the historic Apollo 10 mission, Young became the first astronaut to orbit the moon alone. "John was more than a good friend", Bush said. "It's very sad to have yet another of America's heroes pass away". "The astronauts would always come back to North American Aviation to visit the plant where the workers had built the spacecraft. (more...)
Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January - White House Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January - White House
- January 09, 2018

Pence was not able to travel to the Middle East in the immediate aftermath of the decision, in part because of protests there but also because Republicans thought Pence would be needed to break a tie vote in the Senate for their tax cut bill. (more...)
Hear David Bowie's previously unreleased demo for Hear David Bowie's previously unreleased demo for "Let's Dance"
- January 09, 2018

Although David Bowie came to prominence and global acclaim during the glam rock era of the early '70s, he had a major second wind in his career during the early '80s, thanks primarily to the album and single " Let's Dance ". This demo gives you, the fans, a bird's eye view of the very start of it! In a statement , producer Nile Rodgers , recalled "I woke up on my first morning in Montreux with David peering over me". (more...)
Republicans ask for criminal probe into author of Trump dossier
- January 09, 2018

Lindsey Graham alleged in a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that Steele may have made false statements to the FBI about his communications with USA news outlets regarding the dossier. Mr Steele - who founded and runs Orbis Business Intelligence in London - is said to have passed on his findings to both U.S. and United Kingdom intelligence in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Justin Amash responds to Sessions' marijuana enforcement Justin Amash responds to Sessions' marijuana enforcement
- January 09, 2018

Doug Ducey said Friday. The Cole memo, written in 2013 by then Deputy Attorney General James Cole, directed USA attorneys throughout the country to refrain from using federal resources to prosecute cannabis cases in states that had legalized it for medical use. (more...)
Boost Mobile releases new LG Tribute DYNASTY budget phone Boost Mobile releases new LG Tribute DYNASTY budget phone
- January 09, 2018

The earlier LG Tribute we remember was released over three years ago followed by the LG Tribute 2 , LG Tribute HD , and the LG Tribute 5 . The phone has octa-core CPU with Mediatek SoC but exact Chipset name was not specified. It supports 4G LTE/LTE Plus along with 2×20 carrier aggregation. In addition to all these, the Tribute Dynasty features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey on considering a run for president: 'Okaay!' Oprah Winfrey on considering a run for president: 'Okaay!'
- January 09, 2018

Oprah Winfrey's acceptance speech for winning the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at Sunday night's Golden Globes was inspiring, but NBC's social media reaction to the moment drew boos from many online. If Mr Trump truly has redefined the modern United States presidency - of what being president means and what it takes to get to the White House - then Sunday night may have been the starting gun of an extraordinary 2020 campaign. (more...)
Governor, Deputy CM pay tributes to Mufti Sayeed Governor, Deputy CM pay tributes to Mufti Sayeed
- January 09, 2018

Speaking after the award ceremony, Nitish in the context of J&K said that "no solution would come through confrontation and all disputes can be resolved through dialogue". Governor observed that all governments need to work dutifully, in a transparent and accountable manner, and achieve their goals in an equitable and inclusive manner. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel 'Deduces' Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana Jimmy Kimmel 'Deduces' Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana
- January 09, 2018

Here's what they have to say. It's not a good day to be a U.S. Attorney, according to Mason Walker, CEO of the Oregon-based CBD producer East Fork Cultivars , who says federal law enforcers will have to make a tough decision to back the will of the people or the special interests of politicians like Sessions. (more...)
Marijuana Is Banned At Coachella, Even Though It's Perfectly Legal In California Marijuana Is Banned At Coachella, Even Though It's Perfectly Legal In California
- January 09, 2018

Marijuana and marijuana products aren't allowed inside [the festival]. "The promoter has a standing right to the property, and they can determine what can and cannot be brought onto the premises", he said. It's the reason why selfie sticks, air horns and hula hoops are allowed banned from Coachella . It's possible the Coachella organizers are simply trying to keep favor with the local community. (more...)
What Trump isn't saying about black unemployment What Trump isn't saying about black unemployment
- January 09, 2018

Black unemployment peaked at 16.8% in March 2010, well above the peaks for other demographics. It is true that the unemployment rate among blacks is the lowest its been on record. The total unemployment rate is quite low, at 4.1 percent. Wages have risen in communities with low unemployment, and the stock market has continually hit all-time highs . (more...)
Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China
- January 09, 2018

Rescue crews wrestled to bring a blaze on an Iranian oil tanker off China's east coast under control on Monday as fire raged for a second day following a collision with a grain ship, while the body of one of the 32 missing crew members was found on aboard. (more...)
Youths Disrupt former US-Based Scholar Calestous Juma's Burial as they Attempt to 'Swear-in' Raila by Force Youths Disrupt former US-Based Scholar Calestous Juma's Burial as they Attempt to 'Swear-in' Raila by Force
- January 09, 2018

The leaders vowed to resist pressure from their supporters to "lift the Bible and be sworn into office casually", saying they will follow a strict programme drawn by their advisers. The Bible is seen as an oathing tool for Christians. "If Uhuru abdicates his duty of uniting this nation, then don't blame Raila and Kalonzo if they get sworn in", Kalonzo said. (more...)
NYC Pedestrian Deaths Drop 32 Percent Last Year NYC Pedestrian Deaths Drop 32 Percent Last Year
- January 09, 2018

However, the number of fatalities on Staten Island streets was still up slightly from the 11 deaths when " Vision Zero " was first implemented in 2014. There were 214 traffic fatalities citywide in 2017, the safest year on record in New York City. Still, the gains in safety were not reflected on all modes of transportation. (more...)
Dennis Kucinich files paperwork for potential gubernatorial run Dennis Kucinich files paperwork for potential gubernatorial run
- January 09, 2018

Kucinich, 71, launched his political career almost 50 years ago when he served on the Cleveland City Council and later captured the mayor's office in 1977. Betty Sutton, state Sen. Kucinich represented Ohio's 10th District in northeast OH from 1997-2013, before losing to fellow Democrat Marcy Kaptur in the primary. (more...)
"Charlie Hebdo" : Brigitte Macron sera présente aux commémorations des attentats
- January 08, 2018

Plusieurs membres de Charlie Hebdo étaient également présents. Les noms des victimes sont énoncés et une gerbe de fleurs est déposée devant la plaque. Aux côtés du chef de l'Etat se trouvaient le ministre de l'Intérieur Gérard Collomb, la garde des Sceaux Nicole Belloubet, la ministre de la Culture Françoise Nyssen, le porte-parole Benjamin Griveaux ainsi que de la maire de Paris Anne Hidalgo. (more...)
Usa: libro-verità su Trump già best seller Usa: libro-verità su Trump già best seller
- January 08, 2018

E' il caso della storica libreria indipendente Kramerbooks a Dupont, dove "le 75 copie sono andate esaurite in 25 minuti", come ha riferito all'ANSA il titolare. A queste accuse scandalo Trump non ha ritardato la risposta. Il presidente degli USA su Twitter risponde così: " Non sono intelligente, sono un genio ". (more...)
Mandatory evacuations ordered as strong storm threatens Thomas Fire burn areas Mandatory evacuations ordered as strong storm threatens Thomas Fire burn areas
- January 08, 2018

All residents should evacuate by noon Monday. Evacuations also involve homes near other burn areas dating back to 2016. The first significant storm of the season is walloping much of the state with heavy rain, snow and strong winds. "The storm will kick up gusty winds along the coast and over the mountains as the storm approaches and swings inland", Clark said. This story has been corrected to show a flash flood watch not a warning has been issued. (more...)
Maria Caulfield: MP's new women's role sparks backlash Maria Caulfield: MP's new women's role sparks backlash
- January 08, 2018

Ms Caulfield said: "I am delighted to have been appointed as Vice Chair for Women by Theresa May". Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Dawn Butler tweeted: 'Appalling decision by @Theresa_May to promote Maria Caulfield to vice chair for Women given her stance on abortion. (more...)
Trump to tout tax overhaul as boon for rural US Trump to tout tax overhaul as boon for rural US
- January 08, 2018

This marks President Trump's second trip to Nashville since taking office. The American Farm Bureau Federation convention is a week-long event attended by an estimated 7,000 farmers, ranchers, and agriculture enthusiasts. Trump says most of the benefits of the legislation are "going to working families, small businesses and family farmers". He will travel to Nashville , Tennessee, for the remarks. (more...)
Theresa May strengthens party apparatus in Cabinet shakeup
- January 08, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffle descended into farce on Monday after the Conservatives announced Chris Grayling its new chairman, only for immigration minister Brandon Lewis to reportedly be given the job. He moved to the Home Office in July 2016 and took the immigration brief in June past year. Mrs May indicated the door would be open to Mr Brokenshire for a return to Government after he has overcome his health difficulties, telling him in a letter she was looking forward to "working ... (more...)

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