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UIDAI introduces new two-layer security system to improve Aadhaar privacy UIDAI introduces new two-layer security system to improve Aadhaar privacy
- January 10, 2018

Once the users create a new virtual ID, the old ID would automatically get cancelled. Here's how the new system would work: Starting June 1, all Aadhaar transactions will take place with a virtual ID - a 16-digit, randomly-generated number that will be used for authentication to avail services, instead of the actual Aadhaar number. (more...)
Syrian regime breaks rebel siege on army base near Damascus Syrian regime breaks rebel siege on army base near Damascus
- January 10, 2018

Israel is concerned that Iran will use the power vacuum in war-torn Syria and strong Russian influence to establish military bases in Syria with the aim of opening up a second front against Israel in the event of a war with Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite militia. (more...)
New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states' rights New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states' rights
- January 10, 2018

In 2016, the state produced an estimated 13.5 million pounds of pot, and 80 per cent was illegally shipped out of state, according to a report prepared for the state by ERA Economics, an environmental and agricultural consulting firm. That public opinion, by the way, continues to strengthen in favor of cannabis. Lawmakers in New Hampshire legalized therapeutic cannabis, often called medical marijuana, in 2013 for patients whose physicians certify that they have specific "qualifying" medical ... (more...)
5p plastic bag charge could be extended 5p plastic bag charge could be extended
- January 10, 2018

Theresa May is expected to outline the proposals on Thursday as part of a high-profile speech on the environment to coincide with the publication of Defra's 25-year plan for nature. According to Government sources, the extension of the levy would be a matter for a consultation later this year, but that the ambition would be for all shops to be covered. (more...)
RPT-'Drain the Swamp' Trump suggests reviving 'earmarks' in US Congress RPT-'Drain the Swamp' Trump suggests reviving 'earmarks' in US Congress
- January 10, 2018

House Speaker John Boehner banned earmarks after the GOP took over in 2010, the height of the tea party movement. "The claim that earmarks are necessary to help pass bills has been debunked by the passage in the House of all 12 appropriations bills for fiscal year 2018", he said in a statement. (more...)
Shop worker dies in a row over cigarette papers Shop worker dies in a row over cigarette papers
- January 10, 2018

Patel was struck in the chest and fell backwards, hitting his head as he landed. Jagmeet Sethi, 27, who has worked in the convenience shop alongside Mr Patel for nearly a year, said he struggled to believe his friend could "lose his life only for one Rizla, nothing else". (more...)
Two Florida senators proved Republicans are in bed with Democrats Two Florida senators proved Republicans are in bed with Democrats
- January 10, 2018

According to the Sun-Sentinel, a website called floresbraynonaffair.com published videos from a hidden camera showing Flores entering a condo rented by Braynon in a Tallahasee apartment complex close to the Capitol. Whether parts of this statement could apply to a seemingly consensual relationship of peers like the one between Braynon and Flores is, perhaps, a matter of interpretation. (more...)
Russian Federation seen as threat to future U.S. elections Russian Federation seen as threat to future U.S. elections
- January 10, 2018

A senior US National Security Council official early past year recommended US President Donald Trump to reduce US military presence in Eastern Europe as an overture to Russian leader Vladimir Putin , The Daily Beast reported Tuesday , citing two former administration officials. (more...)
Vermilion School Board Members' opinions split on teacher arrest Vermilion School Board Members' opinions split on teacher arrest
- January 10, 2018

Her comments prompted board president Anthony Fontana to rule Hargrave out of order during the meeting, KATC reported . Though, after the first time she was called upon, board members did answer some of her questions. As seen in video from the meeting, Hargrave asked the superintendent "how are you going to take that money, because it's basically taking out of the pockets of teachers?" "Are you kidding me?" The superintendent said that the board would not press charges against ... (more...)
North Korea will send cheerleaders to the Winter Olympics in South Korea North Korea will send cheerleaders to the Winter Olympics in South Korea
- January 10, 2018

At its worst, North Korea has tried to disrupt events it is not a party to - a factor that had hung over the PyeongChang Games, to be held just 50 miles from the demilitarized zone, until Tuesday. "It is only the beginning", Moon told a press conference. Pyongyang leader Kim Jong Un's regime plans to send officials, athletes, a cheering squad, art performers, observers, martial artists and reporters to the Games, Vice Unification Minister Chun said in a briefing on Tuesday after the two ... (more...)
Row over use of state disaster relief fund for CM's chopper journey Row over use of state disaster relief fund for CM's chopper journey
- January 10, 2018

That was the reason the State Disaster Management Authority issued the order for the payment from the disaster relief fund, it was stated. On December 26, Vijayan, who was attending the CPM Thrissur district conference at Thriprayar, flew from a privately-owned helipad in Nattika to Thiruvananthapuram to take part in a cabinet meeting and to meet the central team which had come for assessing cyclone damage in the aftermath of Ockhi. (more...)
Megachurch Pastor Andy Savage is Accused of Sexual Assault Megachurch Pastor Andy Savage is Accused of Sexual Assault
- January 10, 2018

Woodson said she had chose to send an email to Savage on December 1 with the subject line 'Do you remember?' after being inspired to act by victims of abuse coming forward in Hollywood and elsewhere. I know when you support Andy in that way, you are also supporting Ms Woodson. "You have to take this to the grave with you, '" she wrote. He said he "remains committed to cooperating toward healing". (more...)
Taha Siddiqui, WION Pakistan bureau chief, survives abduction attempt Taha Siddiqui, WION Pakistan bureau chief, survives abduction attempt
- January 10, 2018

Taha Siddiqui, who won France's highest journalism award the Albert Londres prize in 2014, said he was attacked by up to a dozen men en route to the airport in Rawalpindi but managed to escape before being kidnapped, suffering minor injuries during the scuffle. (more...)
Winter comes roaring back with snow, blizzard conditions in the forecast Winter comes roaring back with snow, blizzard conditions in the forecast
- January 10, 2018

Gusts up to 40 miles per hour could be seen in rural Wright County. This will result in widespread blowing snow and possible whiteout conditions. The potential for a strong storm system late this week into the weekend. Additional details - winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Any untreated surface may be slippery. (more...)
Firefighters battle giant blaze at Dublin metal plant Firefighters battle giant blaze at Dublin metal plant
- January 10, 2018

The family-run "scrap-metal specialists" collect metal from all over Leinster, dismantling old cars to sell some parts and disposing of others. A massive fire has ripped through a recycling and scrap metal facility near Dublin Airport. Gardaí warned that there was a large amount of smoke in the area and urged motorists to drive carefully in the vicinity. It said: "There is a fire in St Margaret's near the airport". (more...)
Hrithik Roshan gets the sweetest birthday wish from ex-wife Sussanne Khan Hrithik Roshan gets the sweetest birthday wish from ex-wife Sussanne Khan
- January 10, 2018

Today being Hrithik's 44th birthday, Sussanne took to Instagram and shared an adorable post for the man she loved, "Forever and always you stay the sunshine in my life. In October past year, Hrithik joined Sussanne's birthday celebrations and partied with her friends in Mumbai. Sussanne also came out in support of her ex-husband especially when he was going through a bitter legal battle with actress Kangana Ranaut over their alleged affair. (more...)
Parent Turns In Son After Finding Child Porn On His Phone Parent Turns In Son After Finding Child Porn On His Phone
- January 10, 2018

According to the publication, Paul said his son told him he was planning to sell the pictures to a classmate he believes is a pedophile. The boy is facing Class D felony charge of child pornography possession and remains in county jail on a $10,000 bond, which his father has refused to pay. (more...)
Children's health insurance program running on fumes in some U.S. states Children's health insurance program running on fumes in some U.S. states
- January 10, 2018

Federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program or CHIP is dwindling fast. Vox's Sarah Kliff offered an explanation for the surprising turn of events: "The mechanics are wonky, but this is the gist: Repealing the mandate increases ACA premiums; because ACA coverage is the alternative to CHIP for many kids, it would cost the federal government more if CHIP were to end and those children moved to the ACA markets". (more...)
Lawmaker kills self after sex-abuse claims Lawmaker kills self after sex-abuse claims
- January 10, 2018

Rep. Christy Perry issued a statement Tuesday following Hixon's untimely death. At the time, Hixon was one of the most youthful legislators chose to the Idaho House of Representatives. He leaves behind four children, ranging from ages six to 17, according to the AP. Across the country, sexual harassment allegations have surfaced in government, entertainment and business, leading to resignations and policy changes. (more...)
Britain eye at least five medals at PyeongChang Winter Olympics Britain eye at least five medals at PyeongChang Winter Olympics
- January 10, 2018

Those reports were far-fetched because "all of our state-of-the-art strategic weapons like atomic bombs, hydrogen bombs and intercontinental ballistic missiles are targeting the United States, not our compatriots" in South Korea , Ri Son Gwon said. (more...)
New Mexico state lawmaker seeks to block border wall New Mexico state lawmaker seeks to block border wall
- January 10, 2018

One of Donald Trump's key campaign promises was to deliver a wall on America's border with Mexico. The New Mexico State Land Office oversees a patchwork of land holdings along the state's southern border with Mexico. Will Hurd, who represents a district with more than 800 miles bordering Mexico, told The Times . "We're going to come out with DACA and then we can start immediately on phase two, which would be comprehensive immigration reform", Trump told the room, according to a White ... (more...)
Journos who went with Mamata Banerjee caught stealing silver cutlery in London Journos who went with Mamata Banerjee caught stealing silver cutlery in London
- January 10, 2018

The shocking thing is that later they have been identified as senior journalists and editors. That they would be polishing off the cutlery along with the delicacies served was quite unthinkable, given that they were supposed to be the famed "conscience keepers" and the "fourth pillar" of the thriving democracy that India is. (more...)
4 ex-fraternity members get jail in pledge's hazing death 4 ex-fraternity members get jail in pledge's hazing death
- January 10, 2018

Deng was blindfolded, forced to wear a heavy backpack and then repeatedly tackled during a hazing ritual known as glass ceiling. He was knocked unconscious during the incident and police said fraternity members waited more than an hour before taking Deng to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. (more...)
Republican Sen. Gardner torches Sessions over pot reversal Republican Sen. Gardner torches Sessions over pot reversal
- January 10, 2018

President Donald Trump hasn't nominated a replacement. "These statutes reflect Congress's determination that marijuana is a risky drug and that marijuana activity is a serious crime", said Sessions, the nation's top law enforcement official. (more...)
6 killed, several stranded in California mudslide 6 killed, several stranded in California mudslide
- January 10, 2018

At least eight people are dead amid mudslides in Southern California, where heavy rains triggered flooding and massive run-off, United States media report. In another, Los Angeles police showed a squad auto mired in the muck. The area is slated to get between 4 to 7 inches of snow and up to 1 to 2 feet of snow on higher peaks on Tuesday. (more...)
Lidl and Aldi the UK's fastest growing supermarkets
- January 10, 2018

That said, Kantar has Tesco as the top performer out of the "Big Four" over Christmas, with sales rising 3.1% in the three months to the end of December. Aldi last week posted a 15 per cent rise in United Kingdom sales for December, taking total annual sales across the United Kingdom and Ireland above the £10bn mark for the first time ever. (more...)
Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males
- January 10, 2018

Damore filed alongside co-plaintiff David Gudeman and the lawsuit also seeks class action status in order to represent, "all employees of Google discriminated against (i) due to their perceived conservative political views...(ii) due to their male gender...and/or (iii) due to their Caucasian race". (more...)
Jake Tapper cuts off Duke alum Stephen Miller in interview Jake Tapper cuts off Duke alum Stephen Miller in interview
- January 10, 2018

While many panned Miller's CNN fight with Tapper, he did have one very big fan in his corner, President Donald Trump . Bannon was chief executive of Trump's campaign and chief strategist at the White House, before he left August 18, 2017. (more...)
Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run' Trump on Oprah: 'I don't think she's going to run'
- January 10, 2018

The president added that he appeared on one of the media mogul's final shows and knows her "very well". "I like Oprah. I don't think she's going to run", Trump added. "I think it's a very, very intriguing idea myself". "I like Oprah", he said. "I do think she's intrigued by the idea , I do think that", King said on the CBS This Morning program. (more...)
Recommendation Trends Analysis of: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
- January 10, 2018

Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan bought 50,000 shares as the company's stock declined 14.07% while stock markets rallied. The SI to Oasis Petroleum Incorporated's float is 16.04%. The Q.i. Value of Oasis Petroleum Inc.is 56.00000. The institutional investor held 19,136 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $990,000, up from 9,269 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)

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