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Trial of Vietnam oil executive allegedly kidnapped in Germany begins in Hanoi Trial of Vietnam oil executive allegedly kidnapped in Germany begins in Hanoi
- January 09, 2018

Also on trial is Dinh La Thang , a former Politburo member and one of the most senior Communist Party officials to go on trial in decades. He allegedly also advanced USD67 million to PVC, which did not use the funds for the right goal, causing losses of $5.5 million to the state. (more...)
Pro-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki shot at on German motorway Pro-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki shot at on German motorway
- January 09, 2018

Naki, who has been a well-known critic of the Turkish government in the past, said he was driving near Duren when bullets were fired at his vehicle from a different auto. Naki said he assumed the Turkish MIT secret service had conducted the attack "or somebody else who doesn't like my politics". The player was given an 18-month suspended sentence a year ago in Turkey on accusations of terrorist propaganda for the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, Die Welt reported. (more...)
Panchkula violence: Arrest warrant issued against missing Dera Sacha Sauda chief Vipassana Panchkula violence: Arrest warrant issued against missing Dera Sacha Sauda chief Vipassana
- January 09, 2018

Vipassana, who was among the top contenders for succeeding Ram Rahim as Dera chief is now facing arrest. SIT head ACP Mukesh Malhotra, whose team arrested Mahender, said he could be a crucial link which may lead to arrest of Aditya Insan . (more...)
'You Are Important,' Rahul Gandhi Tells NRIs in Bahrain 'You Are Important,' Rahul Gandhi Tells NRIs in Bahrain
- January 09, 2018

Gandhi said. Sources said that the date would be finalized when Gandhi returns from Bahrain. "The government, on the other hand, is busy converting the fear into hatred between communities". "Congress President Rahul Gandhi has taken a decision that the presidents of all Pradesh Congress Committees, Regional Congress Committees and Territorial Congress Committees will continue in their posts after the organisational election also unless some decision is taken to replace them", the release ... (more...)
Fodder scam: CBI Judge asks Lalu Yadav to stay in open jail Fodder scam: CBI Judge asks Lalu Yadav to stay in open jail
- January 09, 2018

JD (U), which ruled Bihar in alliance with RJD and Congress for 20 months till parting ways to ally again with BJP in July 2017, promptly used Sahay's meeting with Yadav as a handle to beat Congress. For JD (U), the day was loaded with positive political vibes as the party's national president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was presented the first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Award for Probity in Public Life by the Jammu and Kashmir government in Jammu. (more...)
Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Kashmir Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Kashmir
- January 09, 2018

The officer said that the operation is still underway in the area. With militancy, especially home grown, on rise, security forces have launched a massive operation to flush out the ultras. (more...)
Over 2000 Iran-Trained Afghan Fighters Killed in Syria in 5 Years Over 2000 Iran-Trained Afghan Fighters Killed in Syria in 5 Years
- January 09, 2018

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) did not immediately comment on the reports. Israeli officials have repeatedly voiced concerns over the growing Iranian presence on its borders and the smuggling of sophisticated weaponry to Hezbollah from Tehran to Lebanon via Syria, stressing that both are red-lines for the Jewish State. (more...)
US 'Needs Pakistan, Won't Fully Cut Off Assistance' - Security Analyst US 'Needs Pakistan, Won't Fully Cut Off Assistance' - Security Analyst
- January 09, 2018

President Trump began 2018 with a salvo against Pakistan, raging against Islamabad's "lies and deceit" after years of allegedly abetting terror groups and allowing militant havens in the country. In a response to Trump's tweet , Pakistan has said the United States was scapegoating Pakistan for its own failure to bring peace to Afghanistan after 16 years of war. (more...)
Bedouin women, 19, charged with joining IS, plotting New Year's terror attack Bedouin women, 19, charged with joining IS, plotting New Year's terror attack
- January 09, 2018

The two 19-year-old Negev residents, Rahma al-Assad and Tasneen al-Assad, were recently charged with several security offenses such as contact with a foreign agent and planning a terror attack. After she told the man that she was interested in carrying out a terror attack in Israel, he told her to surveil the security procedures at several populated sites in Beersheba: Ben-Gurion University, the central bus station and Kaye Academic College of Education. (more...)
These are Trump's deleted tweets These are Trump's deleted tweets
- January 09, 2018

President Trump associated himself with the word "consensual" when he tried to quote conservative NY Post columnist Michael Goodwin in a tweet. However, the president also happened to misquote the word "consequential" - a mistake Twitter was quick to notice and rip into him for. (more...)
SCOTUS Lets Mississippi's Heinous Anti-LGBTQ 'Religious Freedom' Law Stand SCOTUS Lets Mississippi's Heinous Anti-LGBTQ 'Religious Freedom' Law Stand
- January 09, 2018

House Bill 1523 became law in summer 2017, when the 5th Circuit denied plaintiffs a rehearing in the case. "Good laws like Mississippi's protect freedom and harm no one", Theriot said. He said the Colorado case looks at whether "courts under-protected religiously motivated conduct", while the MS cases questioned whether the law went too far and "over-protected" religiously motivated behavior. (more...)
Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects
- January 09, 2018

They alerted deputies, and one arrived about six minutes later. It is unclear who fired the shots that struck and killed the deputy, officials said. The deputy, identified as 34-year-old Deputy Daniel A. Police believe that handgun was used to shoot McCartney. "After he was booked into the jail we started to get information on what our second suspect actually looked like, by witnesses, which described our suspect", Troyer said. (more...)
College football's title game will have protests, too
- January 09, 2018

The small crowd gathered on a downtown sidewalk chanting that black lives matter, women's lives matter and immigrants' lives matter. Three of them carried a sign that said, "The Trump-Pence Machine Must Go". Donald Trump's garbled version of the USA national anthem at a college football game on Tuesday (NZ time) has people talking. Local, state and federal law enforcement authorities said they've worked for months to develop security plans. (more...)
Here's a map of water main breaks in Baltimore Here's a map of water main breaks in Baltimore
- January 09, 2018

The water mains cracked when temperatures warmed up quickly. A spokesman for Missouri American Water said the company repaired 60 ruptured water mains on Sunday but another 30 breaks were reported. Fewell Plant is treating and pumping at a rate of 21 to 23 million gallons per day. Ten of those confirmed breaks occurred Saturday compared to nineteen which occurred Friday. (more...)
Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District
- January 09, 2018

Royce, who has represented his Orange County congressional district since 1993, is serving his previous year as head of the influential committee under the term limits for chairmanships adopted by the House Republican caucus. But the district, like much of California, has been growing increasingly favorable for Democratic candidates. Trump lost the state in 2016 by more than 4 million votes and Clinton carried Orange County, once a Republican fortress, by almost 9 percentage points. (more...)
S Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan S Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan
- January 09, 2018

The South Korean foreign ministry's Director-General for Northeast Asian affairs Kim Yong-kil (L) meets with Kenji Kanasugi, the director-general for Asian and Oceanian affairs at the Japanese foreign ministry on January 8, 2016, to discuss bilateral issues. (more...)
Tesla again delays target for ramping up Model 3 output Tesla again delays target for ramping up Model 3 output
- January 09, 2018

Only 1550 were delivered to customers. In anticipation of a rapid start of mass production, Tesla has collected deposits of $1,000 for almost 400,000 Model 3s from prospective customers. The company now expects to assemble 5,000 Model 3s a week by the end of June, delaying plans to reach that milestone by another three months. But despite the shift in delivery figures for the entry-level model - which was ordered 400,000 times in the month following its reveal - Musk claims that major ... (more...)
Donald Trump Plans to Work Even Less in 2018 Donald Trump Plans to Work Even Less in 2018
- January 09, 2018

The claim comes following a report fomo The New York Times in December that suggested the president watched up to eight hours of TV a day. According to a copy of Trump's private schedule that was shown to Axios , the president's official days last from around 11 a.m.to 6 p.m., and sometimes they end before that. (more...)
Sumpter Twp. Police seek parents in 4-year-old's death Sumpter Twp. Police seek parents in 4-year-old's death
- January 09, 2018

They're believed to be driving the pictured black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier bearing MI plate DTR1854 . Police received a 911 call about a 4-year-old girl who was unresponsive on January 1 at about 10:30 a.m., the station reported . "She always had a smile on her face, loved to play", Deborah Barrett said . The report stated that the girl was suffering from "obvious severe burns about her extremities". (more...)
Selena Gomez makes surprise visit to childhood home in Grand Prairie Selena Gomez makes surprise visit to childhood home in Grand Prairie
- January 09, 2018

Yes, fans spotted that the list of people Selena follows on Instagram dropped from 316 to just 37 over the weekend. "The home I grew up in, from birth to 13", she captioned the shot, noting that no one answered when she knocked. It's all very confusing. "But when I got older, I started to become exposed to the truth behind some stuff and that's when it flipped a little bit". It's what I woke up to and went to sleep to. (more...)
Ag Sec. Perdue: Trump Expects Canada, Mexico to Negotiate to Improve NAFTA Ag Sec. Perdue: Trump Expects Canada, Mexico to Negotiate to Improve NAFTA
- January 09, 2018

The two issues that worry American farmers the most are NAFTA and immigration, according to the farm bureau. The president has threatened to pull out of the 20-year-old trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, the nation's second and third largest trade partners, respectively, saying at times the US is not getting a fair deal. (more...)
Australia's first ever same-sex marriage Australia's first ever same-sex marriage
- January 09, 2018

Australia requires couples to give a month's notice for all weddings. "It's a very surreal feeling", Craig told AAP in the lead-up to the event. The athletes met three years ago and were engaged after Mr Burns, 29, proposed at Brisbane Bay earlier this year - before they knew if they'd be able to legally Wednesday in Australia. (more...)
Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader
- January 09, 2018

They are Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik, the North Korean figure skating duo that South Korea desperately hopes will compete in the Winter Olympics next month. They qualified to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics, but North Korea missed the October 30 deadline to register them. "For North Korea to achieve its desired effects and to attract attention, it will have to dispatch its beauty cheering squad", said An Chan-Il, a defector-turned-researcher who heads the World Institute for North Korea ... (more...)
Nigel Farage congratulates Ukip leader Henry Bolton for affair after European Union meeting Nigel Farage congratulates Ukip leader Henry Bolton for affair after European Union meeting
- January 09, 2018

The most disappointing thing, if I am speaking on behalf of the 17.4 million, a lot of them anyway, is that it's pretty clear that in the talks that have happened so far immigration, frankly, hasn't even been discussed. He added: "I wouldn't say it's a happy new year for the Brexit deal". While Farage has no direct influence on Brexit talks, meeting him was an effort by Barnier to show that his door is "always open". (more...)
Squash: Kiwi wins first round in Saudi Arabia Squash: Kiwi wins first round in Saudi Arabia
- January 09, 2018

Jeddah's King Abdullah Stadium will host the first football match open to women on Friday, January 12, with a game between Al-Ahli and Al-Batin, according to Arab News . She tweeted saying she was excited to take part in the groundbreaking tournament. Ziad Al Turki, the chairman of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), the sport's global governing body, is Saudi himself. (more...)
International Olympic Committee extends North Korea's Winter Olympics participation decision 'deadline'
- January 09, 2018

South Korea is making preparations for North Korea's participation in the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, as the two sides prepare for a rare meeting scheduled for Tuesday. "Once this political commitment is clear the International Olympic Committee will take the final decision", the International Olympic Committee continued. (more...)
Neighbors stunned after Baytown woman kills family and herself Neighbors stunned after Baytown woman kills family and herself
- January 09, 2018

Monday. When officers finally got inside, they made the horrific discovery. When they arrived, they found the hotel room's door dead-bolted and later found four people inside had been shot. Both were later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. All four people were guests of the hotel and were staying in the same room, according to the Houston Chronicle . (more...)
72 firefighters battle huge fire at warehouse in London 72 firefighters battle huge fire at warehouse in London
- January 09, 2018

The call came in at 9.21pm (10.21am NZ time) and roads were closed around the factory, on Waterloo Rd, by London's North Circular. Terrifying pictures show thick black plumes of smoke billowing into the sky as firefighters struggle to bring the flames under control. (more...)
Thousands evacuated from California burn areas Thousands evacuated from California burn areas
- January 09, 2018

A flash flood watch has been issued for parts for Northern California and forecasters are warning rainfall the next two days could trigger mudslides in areas devastated by wildfires in October. (Los Angeles Times). But "no fire" option exists , according to scientists - wildfires were and will always be part of the California ecological landscape and the more frequent, less unsafe fires of the past have yielded to less frequent, more risky fires. (more...)
White House set to discuss DACA and immigration with Democrats White House set to discuss DACA and immigration with Democrats
- January 09, 2018

Mexico has firmly rejected Trump's demand to pay for the wall, and few doubt that it will be the United States taxpayers who bear the bill if it is built. Despite the spending request, Trump told reporters when asked on Saturday that he still believes Mexico will pay for the border wall - something he repeatedly promised during his campaign. (more...)

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