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Former White House chief strategist Bannon apologizes for anti-Trump comments Former White House chief strategist Bannon apologizes for anti-Trump comments
- January 09, 2018

Bannon says he regrets that his "delay in responding to the inaccurate reporting regarding Don Jr. has diverted attention" from Trump's achievement. But Bannon says his description was aimed at former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, not Trump's son. (more...)
N. Korea Restores Military Hotline With South N. Korea Restores Military Hotline With South
- January 09, 2018

During his visit to Pyongyang in December 2017, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman urged the parties to restore communication channels, including between military officials, to reduce the risk of miscalculation. (more...)
Hungary would raise European Union budget contribution after Brexit Hungary would raise European Union budget contribution after Brexit
- January 09, 2018

They wrote that the British government understood the German position that Britain could not leave the EU while at the same time enjoying all the benefits of EU membership but added: "The EU's priorities are not incompatible with ours: a deep and special partnership with our closest trade partners and allies". (more...)
Warmer Weather For A Few Days Warmer Weather For A Few Days
- January 09, 2018

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. We have some light snow in the forecast for Monday . On Wednesday , the sun will rise at 7:55:09 a.m. The next storm system to move into the area will also only drop between a half-inch and an inch of precipitation. Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. (more...)
PTI Chief Imran Khan goes incommunicado PTI Chief Imran Khan goes incommunicado
- January 09, 2018

In a reference to the PTI chief having proposed marriage to his spiritual guide, Nawaz Sharif said Khan bit the hands that fed him. I have done none of these but discovered I have committed a bigger crime: "wanting to get married", Imran Khan stated in a message posted on Twitter. (more...)
'Jackass' star Bam Margera busted for DUI after approaching officer first 'Jackass' star Bam Margera busted for DUI after approaching officer first
- January 09, 2018

Margera's bail was set at $15,000, and he was released a little after 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Detecting alcohol on Bam's breath, the California cops insisted he undergo a field sobriety test, which he failed. (more...)
President HW Bush offers condolences on passing of astronaut John Young President HW Bush offers condolences on passing of astronaut John Young
- January 09, 2018

He went into space six times, and is unique in having flown and commanded four different classes of spacecraft: Gemini, Apollo Service/Command Module, Apollo Lunar Lander and the Space Shuttle. "Astronaut John Young's storied career spanned three generations of spaceflight". Young then entered the U.S.Navy Test Pilot School at NAS Patuxent River, graduating in 1959, whereupon he remained stationed at "Pax River" for the next three years, where he flew in the XF8U-3 Crusader III (later ... (more...)
Should the U.S. crack down on marijuana? Should the U.S. crack down on marijuana?
- January 09, 2018

The Back Porch, a "Premier Cannabis Retailer" in Wenatchee says they're not too anxious about Sessions revoke of the Cole Memo . Operators in the growing legal marijuana market reacted Thursday with concern to a move by the Trump administration to lift an Obama-era policy on the enforcement of federal pot laws in states where the drug is legal. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey 'intrigued' by USA presidential run: friend Gayle King Oprah Winfrey 'intrigued' by USA presidential run: friend Gayle King
- January 09, 2018

He later said Oprah would be "formidable" should she decide to run for president against Trump . THERE'S been a renewed push for Oprah Winfrey to run for US President following her stirring speech at the Golden Globes . "Winfrey linked to the column to her 40-plus million Twitter followers, writing, "@jpodhoretz Thanks for your VOTE of confidence! ". "The question is, does she want to do it?" Raised in Nashville, Milwaukee and Mississippi, Winfrey was raped and sexually abused as ... (more...)
Asian shares rise on Wall Street optimism Asian shares rise on Wall Street optimism
- January 09, 2018

Real estate, iron and steel and securities-oriented issues comprised those that gained the most in the opening minutes after the morning bell. Japanese markets were playing catch-up after being closed Monday for a public holiday. The euro zone's consumer inflation data, due at 1000 GMT, is expected to show an easing to 1.4 percent in December from 1.5 percent in November. Oil prices reached their highest since 2015 helped in part by political tensions in Iran, the third-largest producer in ... (more...)
Germany Tops Travel Freedom Rating in 2018, Research Shows Germany Tops Travel Freedom Rating in 2018, Research Shows
- January 09, 2018

Over the past five years, Germany has topped the ranking, with Germans entitled to travel visa-free to 177 countries around the world. The world's best passports provide worry free access to up to 161 countries while the worst passports will only allow you to enter 26 countries. (more...)
Fire and Fury: Bannon tries to make amends with Trump Fire and Fury: Bannon tries to make amends with Trump
- January 09, 2018

Mr Michael Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House - that Mr Trump is not fit to do the job - is becoming a widely held view. Trump attacked Bannon several times for the comment, calling him "sloppy" and even saying Bannon cried when he was sacked. Now Sloppy Steve has been dumped like a dog by nearly everyone. (more...)
Teacher removed from school board meeting in handcuffs Teacher removed from school board meeting in handcuffs
- January 09, 2018

She was then apprehended in the hallway. "I am not, you just pushed me to the floor!" During the public comments portion of the Vermilion Parish school board meeting, Deyshia Hargrave, an English language arts teacher at Rene Rost Middle School, asked questions to the board regarding teacher's salaries, according to a report from KATC. (more...)
Embattled De Lille wins support from 'coloured faction' in ANC Embattled De Lille wins support from 'coloured faction' in ANC
- January 09, 2018

It is understood that several councillors testified in the hearings and that several allegations were made against, among others, De Lille. Kesson's affidavit included that she had planned to publicly discredit a senior City staffer who questioned alleged tender irregularities. (more...)
'Mojo Bistro' owners named accused in Kamala Mills fire 'Mojo Bistro' owners named accused in Kamala Mills fire
- January 09, 2018

Yug was arrested on Saturday by N.M. Joshi Police, a day after the fire department said in its report that the Kamala mill fire that killed 14 people on December 29 had started from Mojo's Bistro. However, sources said that though Pathak and Tuli have been booked under Section 304 ( culpable homicide not amounting to murder ) of the IPC, it could prove hard to prove the charges as they have not got witnesses against Mojo's. (more...)
FDNY: At least 14 injured in 7-alarm fire in Manhattan FDNY: At least 14 injured in 7-alarm fire in Manhattan
- January 09, 2018

While residents were being offered support, more than 200 firefighters and EMS personnel were still battling the fire, as of 5:40 p.m., an FDNY official said. The building has 133 apartments in it. "I turned the corner and I see people from the building, 'who called you?'". "I just thank God they were there and they made it when they did, 'cause it could have been worse", she said. (more...)
Oprah could run for president after her incredible Golden Globes speech Oprah could run for president after her incredible Golden Globes speech
- January 09, 2018

Some of Winfrey's confidants have been privately urging her to run, the sources said. Republican President Donald Trump would gladly face Winfrey - one of the United States' wealthiest women and long associated with Democratic politics and fundraising - as in the 2020 presidential race, a White House spokesman said on Monday. (more...)
Iran deal good for regional stability: Kazakh UN envoy
- January 09, 2018

Five businesses tied to Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group (SBIG), which plays a key role in Iran's ballistic missile program, were sanctioned last week by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). "As the Iranian people suffer, their government and the IRGC fund foreign militants, terrorist groups, and human rights abuses". The United States has said it would consider scrapping the deal. (more...)
Macron uses horse diplomacy to woo China Macron uses horse diplomacy to woo China
- January 09, 2018

After visiting China's emblematic sites, Macron will leave for Beijing, where President Xi Jinping will welcome him officially on Tuesday at the Great Hall of the People. Yes, Macron offered Chinese president Xi Jinping a horse. He praised China , the world´s top polluter, for committing to the Paris accord after President Donald Trump gave notification of America´s withdrawal. (more...)
Oprah's Golden Globes speech about Recy Taylor resonated in metro Detroit Oprah's Golden Globes speech about Recy Taylor resonated in metro Detroit
- January 09, 2018

Colbert also made jabs at President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE in his jokes. (more...)
If Oprah is serious, here's what she'll have to do If Oprah is serious, here's what she'll have to do
- January 09, 2018

But if politics is a money game, then the odds are still long. "I don't think at this point she's actually considering it", King said on CBS amid an outpouring of speculation sparked by Winfrey's stirring speech at Sunday's Golden Globes . (more...)
Pacers Olivier, Ngidi added to Proteas squad for second Test Pacers Olivier, Ngidi added to Proteas squad for second Test
- January 09, 2018

Olivier has appeared in five Tests for South Africa- all of them in 2017, Ngidi has played three T20Is since making his worldwide debut in a match against Sri Lanka previous year. South Africa also have allrounder Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo to choose from. FULL PROTEAS SQUAD: Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Theunis de Bruyn, AB de Villiers, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj , Aiden Markram, Morne Morkel, Andile Phehlukwayo, Vernon Philander, Kagiso ... (more...)
Jailed Uttar Pradesh MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack, shifted to hospital Jailed Uttar Pradesh MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack, shifted to hospital
- January 09, 2018

According to some reports, Mr Ansari complained of chest pain when his wife Afsa Ansari came to see him in jail and on seeing his condition, even she suffered a heart attack. In June 2016, Ansari had announced QED's merger with Samajwadi Party in presence of Shivpal Yadav, the then state unit president of the party. In 2010, Ansari and his brothers floated the Quami Ekta Dal which merged with BSP in 2017. (more...)
Warriors forward Durant out against Nuggets due to calf injury Warriors forward Durant out against Nuggets due to calf injury
- January 09, 2018

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Golden State is favored at home, as the Warriors are getting odds of -10.5 points against Denver . "I didn't think he played that well, but this is Steph Curry". Durant , though, could miss his third consecutive game. The Warriors have covered in their last two games. The highlight play of Golden State's burst? Gary Harris finished with 22 points and Trey Lyles and Jamal Murray added 21 points apiece for Denver , which lost for the fourth ... (more...)
Four policemen among five martyred in blast near Balochistan Assembly Four policemen among five martyred in blast near Balochistan Assembly
- January 09, 2018

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attack, senior police official Abdul Razzaq Cheema told AFP. A truck damaged in the explosion. In recent months, the province has faced a number of security challenges, with security personnel in the province often being targeted in roadside explosions and suicide attacks . (more...)
Macron appeals to China over climate change and boosting ties Macron appeals to China over climate change and boosting ties
- January 09, 2018

Macron is beginning the three-day visit in Xian as a gesture to Chinese President Xi Jinping's colossal New Silk Road project , an ambitious initiative to connect Asia and Europe by road, rail and sea. Macron and Xi also vowed to keep up the fight against climate change - a key pledge in the face of US President Donald Trump's vow to withdraw from the Paris accord. (more...)
One Killed as Protests against Rising Prices Build up in Tunisia One Killed as Protests against Rising Prices Build up in Tunisia
- January 09, 2018

During the protest, security forces tried to prevent some protesting youths from burning down a government building. The economy has been in crisis since a 2011 uprising unseated the government and two major militant attacks in 2015 damaged tourism, which comprises 8% of gross domestic product. (more...)
Miller slams CNN for 'low journalistic standards' during Fox interview Miller slams CNN for 'low journalistic standards' during Fox interview
- January 09, 2018

Miller appeared on Tapper's "State of the Union" program Sunday morning to defend the president from charges leveled in the new book by journalist Michael Wolff, " Fire and Fury ", about the purported dysfunction in the White House . The book made numerous allegations, including former chief strategist Steve Bannon's suggesting that Donald Trump was likely to meet Russian lawyers in the runup to his presidential campaign. (more...)
Tamil Nadu Assembly to commence its first session tomorrow Tamil Nadu Assembly to commence its first session tomorrow
- January 09, 2018

The DMK has said that the AIADMK does not have required number of MLAs to be in the power, reported News18. Chennai: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its allies chose to boycott Governor Banwarilal Purohit's maiden address on Monday, as the first assembly session of the year commenced with a noisy prelude. (more...)
Marvel's All-New Exiles Unveils Mystery Fifth Character Marvel's All-New Exiles Unveils Mystery Fifth Character
- January 09, 2018

According to a report by Comicosity , this redesigned Valkyrie is joining a team that also includes the oddball alt-heroes Blink, a pink-skinned mutant teleporter; Iron Lad, an alternate version of Kang the Conquerer ; Khan, as in Kamala Khan, a grown-up, apocalypse-surviving version of Ms. (more...)

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