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American Tourist Dies on Popular Hike in Central Australia American Tourist Dies on Popular Hike in Central Australia
- January 11, 2018

A 33 year old male tourist's body has been discovered in central Australia according to the ABC . His body was found just after 5pm on Wednesday, three hours after he went missing. Chris Day from the Parks and Wildlife Department told ABC Darwin, "It wouldn't be a terribly advisable thing to do in 40-degree heat, to actually sprint away". (more...)
Nigel Farage Just Said He Might Back A Second EU Referendum Nigel Farage Just Said He Might Back A Second EU Referendum
- January 11, 2018

Nigel Farage , a central figure in the "Leave" campaign ahead of the referendum and in its surprise outcome, said he was warming to the idea of holding a second vote to settle the argument on whether leaving was the right decision or not. "If we do not act radically now, we will sleepwalk into a faux Brexit, in name only". Negotiations are now taking place between the United Kingdom and the European Union about how things work afterwards. (more...)
Trump's State of the Union address to face protest from female lawmakers Trump's State of the Union address to face protest from female lawmakers
- January 11, 2018

The call to wear black mirrors the decision by women, and many men, in Hollywood to wear all black to the Golden Globe Awards last weekend. Pelosi and Speier are members of the House Democratic Working Group, which is chaired by Rep. (more...)
Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands Blasted by Reporters Over Past Islamophobic Comments Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands Blasted by Reporters Over Past Islamophobic Comments
- January 11, 2018

The reporters failed to play along, though, with one quickly asking, "Will you be visiting our "no-go areas"?" On Wednesday at his new residence in The Hague, Dutch reporters repeatedly asked him to clarify if he believed local politicians had been set on fire. (more...)
Fox's Shep Smith fact-checks Trump on-air after Russian Federation comments Fox's Shep Smith fact-checks Trump on-air after Russian Federation comments
- January 11, 2018

Three of the questions had to do with the Russian Federation collusion investigation. He told rally-goers back in 2015 that he wanted to make sure that "when they write purposely negative and disgusting and false articles, we can sue them and win lots of money", saying that when he became president news organizations like the New York Times and The Washington Post would "have problems". (more...)
Washington for unconditional release of Reuters journalists Washington for unconditional release of Reuters journalists
- January 11, 2018

On January 10, the Insein Court formally accepted charges against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo under Section 3.1 (c) of the 1923 Official Secrets Act, a colonial-era law that makes it an offense to "obtain" or "collect" any material or information "calculated to be or might be or is meant to be...useful to an enemy". (more...)
Poisonous snake tries to slither through vehicle window in Australia Poisonous snake tries to slither through vehicle window in Australia
- January 11, 2018

Mr Ogier said the snake had slithered out from the bonnet and wrapped itself around the driver's side mirror, appearing to look directly at the driver. The red-bellied black snake coiled around the mirror. Many of those commenting wrote messages along the lines of needing a change of trousers had that happened to them, or that the vehicle needed torching now. (more...)
Oprah 'intrigued' by idea of running for president, friend Gayle King says Oprah 'intrigued' by idea of running for president, friend Gayle King says
- January 11, 2018

Oprah would be a lot of fun", Trump said. We talked about it right here yesterday , reacting to Oprah's speech , "her confident, powerful words, her strong demeanor, her unwavering conviction", and how that all led up to a speech that sounded, for lack of a better word, presidential. (more...)
Dead koala found screwed to pole in vile act of animal cruelty Dead koala found screwed to pole in vile act of animal cruelty
- January 11, 2018

But she spoke to a council worker, who Murray had also spoken to, who confirmed the koala was dead and had been screwed to the post. A picture of the koala was posted to The Koala Rescue Queensland Facebook page calling on the public for any information on who was responsible. (more...)
Transcript release intensifies feud over FBI, Trump dossier Transcript release intensifies feud over FBI, Trump dossier
- January 11, 2018

Citing the Republican attempt to discredit the dossier, Simpson has called for the release of multiple closed-door interviews he has done as part of congressional Russian Federation investigations, including his interview with Judiciary. It also describes lascivious behavior that might embarrass Trump or could have been used as leverage to influence him. "They had other intelligence about this matter from an internal Trump campaign source and. (more...)
Lancang-Mekong Cooperation to develop closer regional ties Lancang-Mekong Cooperation to develop closer regional ties
- January 11, 2018

In the area of economic cooperation, the six countries have plans to improve production capacity, promote cross-border trade, and build a long term, stable, sustainable and diversified financing system. Policy research organizations, many of them aligned with the six riverine governments, joined to form the Global Center for Mekong Studies past year to advise LMC member countries on a range of topics from politics to business. (more...)
Real Madrid held by Numancia at Bernabeu Real Madrid held by Numancia at Bernabeu
- January 11, 2018

Madrid have fallen 16 points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona after winning nine of 17 league games. "But I am happy with the performance of them all, I'm happy these players got more minutes, and the first leg [3-0 victory] was important". (more...)
Senate candidate: Obama's birth certificate is a 'phony document'
- January 11, 2018

Arpaio announced Tuesday that he is running for the Arizona US Senate seat now occupied by Sen. Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by just 4 percentage points in Arizona in 2016, making it a much closer race than traditional swing states like Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Virginia. (more...)
'Pretty Jarring': Cal State San Bernardino on Lockdown Following Non-Injury Shooting 'Pretty Jarring': Cal State San Bernardino on Lockdown Following Non-Injury Shooting
- January 11, 2018

Remain sheltered in place. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. near the Visual Arts building and the west parking structure. The university also canceled classes Wednesday evening. Around 8 p.m. local time, CSUSB tweeted that police started to clear buildings. Chief Jarrod Burguan of the San Bernardino Police Department said the agency was assisting the CSUSB Police Department in the investigation. (more...)
Rabid Free Marketeers Reject Perry's Attempt To Protect Coal and Nuclear Rabid Free Marketeers Reject Perry's Attempt To Protect Coal and Nuclear
- January 11, 2018

The anti-nukes, the renewables "industry", and the Wall Street institutions that finance them, screamed that Perry's plan would " subsidize " "uneconomical" coal and nuclear. Meanwhile, in some parts of the country, the cost of electricity has been historically declining due to competitive markets. "While the grid's integrity is being maintained by an abundant and diverse supply of fuel sources today, the real question is whether or not this diversity will be here tomorrow", ... (more...)
Sen. Diane Savino defends breakaway Dem chief accused of sexual assault Sen. Diane Savino defends breakaway Dem chief accused of sexual assault
- January 11, 2018

Vladimer worked for Klein from 2013 to 2015, starting as a fellow and later becoming a policy analyst and counsel for the IDC. Savino, who has been romantically involved with Klein, said she had been with him the night of the alleged incident, which the staffer claims was outside of a well-known Albany bar. (more...)
US State Department Warns Against Travel to These 5 Mexican States US State Department Warns Against Travel to These 5 Mexican States
- January 11, 2018

The State Department had previously discouraged travel to all or part of the five states' territories but the new warnings are sterner, placing the drug- and crime-plagued states on the same warning level as Somalia, Yemen, Syria or Afghanistan. (more...)
Diplomats in Islamabad briefed on Pakistan's counter-terrorism efforts Diplomats in Islamabad briefed on Pakistan's counter-terrorism efforts
- January 11, 2018

Pakistani security experts have defended the government's decision to suspend defense and intelligence cooperation with the United States after the U.S. Days after the controversial tweet, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced that Washington would withhold 255 million U.S. dollars in assistance to Pakistan from the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) fund, which is used to provide military equipment and training to friendly countries. (more...)
Body of Apopka angler recovered from Lake Okeechobee Body of Apopka angler recovered from Lake Okeechobee
- January 11, 2018

Please continue praying for the Kayler family". "The loss of his life touches the entire fishing community". Numerous agencies, including the FWC, United States Coast Guard, St. Crews found and rescued his fishing partner William Kisiah, 51, Thursday night. Kisiah eventually made his way to a marina and was subsequently hospitalized with hypothermia. (more...)
Trump says US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal Trump says US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal
- January 11, 2018

Trump reiterated that the USA could "conceivably" return to the agreement but he added, "The Paris accord really would have taken away our competitive edge and we're not going to let that happen - I'm not going to let that happen". This is not the first time Trump has hinted that the USA could rejoin the pact. "When you talk about interviews, Hillary Clinton had an interview where she wasn't sworn in, she wasn't given the oath, they didn't take notes, they didn't record and it was done on ... (more...)
ICE raids 98 7-Eleven stores in immigration crackdown ICE raids 98 7-Eleven stores in immigration crackdown
- January 11, 2018

Agents targeted two stores in Miami-Dade County, two stores in Broward County and one in Palm Beach County, ICE spokesman Nestor Iglesias said. 7-Eleven on Wednesday distanced itself from dozens of its stores targeted in sweeping raids by US immigration agents. (more...)
Dead woman found at Gwinnett Place Mall identified as Georgia State student Dead woman found at Gwinnett Place Mall identified as Georgia State student
- January 11, 2018

A woman who was found dead at Georgia's Gwinnett Place Mall shortly before Christmas has been identified as a 19-year-old from Lawrenceville, police say. Channel 2's Gwinnett County Bureau Chief Tony Thomas spoke with Man's aunt about her death, for Channel 2 Action News at 6 p.m. When asked about an update, Gwinnett County Police responded "We can not provide any more information than what is already in the news". (more...)
Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.15
- January 11, 2018

It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Dsm Capital Partners Llc sold 6.86M shares as the company's stock declined 0.61% while stock markets rallied. The stock of Sirius XM Holdings Inc . Bank of America set a $7.00 price target on Sirius XM and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. (more...)
Historic Tunisian synagogue set on fire Historic Tunisian synagogue set on fire
- January 11, 2018

A representative of Tunisia's Jewish community told AFP that two Molotov cocktails were thrown at the entrance to two schools in the neighborhood, but their interiors were not damaged. Protests erupted in at least 12 towns across Tunisia on Monday, among them the tourist towns of Sousse and Hammamet, against price and tax rises imposed by the government to reduce its ballooning deficit and satisfy global lenders. (more...)
European powers to reaffirm support for Iran nuclear deal European powers to reaffirm support for Iran nuclear deal
- January 11, 2018

A senior administration official told Reuters on Wednesday that Trump's top advisers were recommending that he not reimpose sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the agreement between Iran, the United States and other world powers. Ahead of the meeting, Corker said he hoped enough progress had been made that Trump might not restore the sanctions. So far, the deal has helped defuse the Iran nuclear crisis and bolstered the global non-proliferation regime. (more...)
Trump Says Administration Taking Look At Current Libel Laws Trump Says Administration Taking Look At Current Libel Laws
- January 11, 2018

During the presidential campaign, Trump said he would open up libel laws "so when they write purposely negative and awful, false articles, we can sue them and win lots of money". Wolff has questioned Trump's mental fitness to serve as president of the United States and ostensibly revealed "facts" about him based on more than 200 interviews with Trump and his inner circle. (more...)
'Ill-advised attack': Trump's trade chief fires back after Canada broadens WTO fight 'Ill-advised attack': Trump's trade chief fires back after Canada broadens WTO fight
- January 11, 2018

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement that Canada's complaint is a "broad and ill-advised attack on the U.S. trade remedies system". Lumber Trade Council. Lighthizer called Canada's WTO claims "groundless" and said they "threaten the ability of all countries to defend their workers against unfair trade". (more...)
Jewels worth millions stolen in Paris Ritz armed robbery Jewels worth millions stolen in Paris Ritz armed robbery
- January 10, 2018

The officer said that three robbers were arrested and the other two got away. A tourist told Mirror Online bartenders at the Hemingway bar yelled at people to "get down" as the masked men smashed their way into the hotel. The Ritz-Carlton is located in the 1st arrondissement and overlooks the Place Vendôme. The hotel was bought in 1979 by Mohamed Al-Fayed, whose son Dodi was also killed in the fatal crash. (more...)
What PH's 'Level 2' ranking means in new United States travel warning system What PH's 'Level 2' ranking means in new United States travel warning system
- January 10, 2018

But some of the other country ratings may raise eyebrows - or global anger - even if the State Department says it is only presenting existing advice in a new format. Also provided with the new alerts are clear reasons for the advisories - with "C" for crime, meaning widespread violent or organized crime is present, "T" for terrorism, meaning terrorist attacks have occurred; and "U" denoting civil unrest, meaning political, economic, religious, and/or ethnic instability exists. (more...)
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace upgraded to national historic park
- January 10, 2018

King, whether one participates in a day of service or visits a site with a direct connection to the man who moved hearts and minds in the struggle for civil rights and equality", said National Park Service Deputy Director Michael T. Working together with the King Center in Atlanta , literally thousands of volunteers all across the country will be taking part in the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service. (more...)

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