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European Union expresses commitment to Iran nuclear deal European Union expresses commitment to Iran nuclear deal
- January 12, 2018

The individuals - two administration officials, two congressional aides and two outside experts who consult with the government - weren't authorized to speak publicly on the matter and demanded anonymity. According to Steinberg, "There is always a tradeoff". Iran is in the midst of public uprisings over economic issues . The Europeans, the Russians, and the Chinese should take concrete steps to stop this madness and do whatever they can to ensure that America both stays in the deal and ... (more...)
After 75 minutes with Norway's prime minister, Donald Trump goes green
- January 12, 2018

The president emphasised that he is not going to let the Paris agreement to deny the USA competitive edge. "I'm not going to let that happen", Trump asserted. "Norway has tremendous hydro power". "You never miss up on a good opportunity with good environmental standards", she said. The oil and gas sector constitutes about 22% of Norwegian gross domestic product. (more...)
Fugitive from Japanese yakuza gang is given away by tattoos Fugitive from Japanese yakuza gang is given away by tattoos
- January 12, 2018

A police statement says Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok, where he has been hiding for over 10 years to evade murder charges in Japan in connection with the death of a rival gang member. According to Lop Buri provincial police, the arrest of the Japanese yakuza gang member was a cooperation between the Immigration Bureau and the Japanese Interpol in Tokyo after over a decade of investigation and hunting. (more...)
A&E Consultants say 'patients are dying prematurely' after being nursed in corridors A&E Consultants say 'patients are dying prematurely' after being nursed in corridors
- January 12, 2018

In Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust , which The Independent revealed had closed one of it's children's wards to house adult patients , type 1 A&E wait performance fell to 40.1 per cent. The statistics were released on Thursday, as the full extent of the strain on the NHS was laid bare and it was described as reaching a "watershed moment" by the head of NHS Privoviders, which represents hospital trusts. (more...)
Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview
- January 12, 2018

The publication quoted Putin who was, according to the report , speaking with Russian journalists during a meeting with domestic media outlets. During my visit, I heard nothing to suggest that North Korea is prepared, at this time, to be the first to accept the Russian and Chinese proposal for a freeze on its missile and nuclear tests in return for American agreement to freeze its joint military exercises with South Korea. (more...)
France anxious by Syrian army offensive in Idlib, wants Astana deal respected France anxious by Syrian army offensive in Idlib, wants Astana deal respected
- January 11, 2018

The monitor said there were conflicting accounts, attributing the explosion that shook the Thalatheen district of the city to either a auto bomb or a drone attack. According to IS-linked media, forces of the jihadist faction managed to kill 3 Syrian troops and capture another five. The combatants also battled from another direction along a front south of Aleppo city, near the border with Idlib. (more...)
Hospital Investigating After Video Shows Patient Being Left Outside in Gown Hospital Investigating After Video Shows Patient Being Left Outside in Gown
- January 11, 2018

A viral video taken by a Baltimore resident walking by a hospital has many people questioning hospital practices when releasing homeless patients. University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus (UMMC) as a Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA) student - may I remind you of the importance of the VISION of your MEDICAL CENTER: "UMMC will be known for providing high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and ... (more...)
IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law
- January 11, 2018

The IRS will have to update its systems, publish new forms and publications, revise regulations, train employees on the new tax law and answer taxpayer questions about it. "We've constructed the tables so that most people should be accurately withheld if they leave their W-4 in place", a senior IRS official noted. Federal officials said that while the IRS will begin accepting both electronic and paper tax returns January 29, paper returns will begin processing later in mid-February as ... (more...)
1 killed as anti-austerity protests erupt in Tunisia 1 killed as anti-austerity protests erupt in Tunisia
- January 11, 2018

Around 237 people have been arrested in Tunisia this week for attacking police stations and government buildings during protests in several parts of the country, the Interior Ministry said yesterday. And Tunisians, especially in smaller towns where unemployment is high and the economic outlook is grim, have been active in expressing their discontent. (more...)
Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting
- January 11, 2018

Israel is set to approve the construction of more than one thousand settlement units in the occupied West Bank, the defence ministry said. There was no immediate response from Palestinian officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement declaring that security services "would do everything possible in order to apprehend the despicable murderer and the state of Israel will carry out justice against him". (more...)
White House Press Briefing 1/11/2018 White House Press Briefing 1/11/2018
- January 11, 2018

On Friday, Trump is due at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland for a medical exam conducted by the White House physician, Dr. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was not having it when CNN's Jim Acosta continuously pressed her on President Trump's potential future immigration policies during Tuesday's press briefing. (more...)
CPI(M) opposes Netanyahu's India visit CPI(M) opposes Netanyahu's India visit
- January 11, 2018

Mr. Modi was the first Indian Prime Minister to have visited Israel after the two countries established diplomatic ties in 1992. Netanyahu will attend the annual Raisina Dialogue, a geopolitical conference in Delhi . Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon called Netanyagu's visit to India as the "grand finale to the celebrations of 25 years of growing partnership". Mr Netanyahu is the second Israel Prime Minister to visit India after Ariel Sharon in 2003, when the BJP led government was in power. (more...)
'No deal' Brexit could cost Britain about 500000 jobs, London mayor says 'No deal' Brexit could cost Britain about 500000 jobs, London mayor says
- January 11, 2018

BREXIT could cost the United Kingdom almost 500,000 jobs in a worst-case scenario, according to a study published today which was commissioned by the mayor of London. Commenting, Ben Bradshaw MP, Labour MP for Exeter and leading supporter of Open Britain, said: "This report published today assessing the impact of Brexit shows just how damaging a destructive hard Brexit will be to the United Kingdom economy as a whole, but for us in the South West it could be significantly worse than in London". (more...)
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pursuing anti-Hindu policy, says Amit Shah Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah pursuing anti-Hindu policy, says Amit Shah
- January 11, 2018

Addressing a rally at Holalkere town in Karnataka's Chitradurga district, Shah said the BJP will form the government in Karnataka in 2018. Only Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley can seek such details. The Centre had increased Karnataka government's share from Rs 88,583 crore to Rs 2,19,500 crore, Shah pointed out. Meanwhile, in a no-holds barred attack, Siddaramaiah alleged that BJP, RSS and Bajrang Dal had terrorists within their organisations. (more...)
House urged to cancel vote to renew NSA internet surveillance House urged to cancel vote to renew NSA internet surveillance
- January 11, 2018

Soon after, he posted another tweet endorsing passage. Still, the bill was expected to pass the House of Representatives today with a combination of Democratic and Republican votes . The reauthorization bill, S. 139, isn't directly related to the unmasking issue. After the vote Thursday, Ryan, asked about his conversation with the president, said Trump's concerns regarded other parts of the law. (more...)
Russian Federation admits airbase came under attack from 13 armed drones Russian Federation admits airbase came under attack from 13 armed drones
- January 11, 2018

Turkey called on Russian Federation and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a military offensive in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, which Damascus launched despite an worldwide deal to reduce hostilities there. "There's a lot of fishy stuff going on in Idlib - agents running around, and groups working with groups they shouldn't work with", Lund said. It's not just a simple air attack . (more...)
Bangladeshi man indicted for NY bomb attack Bangladeshi man indicted for NY bomb attack
- January 11, 2018

He was also injured in the explosion. The federal grand jury indicted Ullah on Wednesday with one count of providing and attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (IS), and one count of using and attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. (more...)
'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says 'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says
- January 11, 2018

The couple lives in NY. The towers of the European Court of Justice are seen in Luxembourg , January 26, 2017. Thursday's decision is non-binding on European Union court judges, who are expected to issue a ruling this year, but they often follow the reasoning laid out by advocates general. (more...)
US Sends 3 B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers to Guam US Sends 3 B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers to Guam
- January 11, 2018

The US is deploying three B-2 Spirit stealth bombers to the Guam airbase in addition to the B-1B Lancer bombers in what has been seen as a move related to latest developments in North Korea. A "historic" agreement was made between the countries, with North Korea agreeing to send athletes, a negotiating delegation, and state-run media into the South ahead of the worldwide competition. (more...)
Police Release Video Of Deadly Shooting After Officers Receive Death Threats Police Release Video Of Deadly Shooting After Officers Receive Death Threats
- January 11, 2018

EST) Sunday at West 52nd Street and Camp Robinson Road. Smith was a back seat traveler in an auto pulled over for speeding and a front lamp infringement. Prosecutors will determine if the use of deadly force was necessary. The officers then opened fire, killing Smith. Arkansas Online reported that Willard Proctor Jr., a lawyer for Smith's family, said that after showing the teen's family the footage, "We're not at a point where we can make any conclusions". (more...)
Brainstorm Health: Medicaid Work Requirements, FDA and Social Media, Humana Leaves AHIP Brainstorm Health: Medicaid Work Requirements, FDA and Social Media, Humana Leaves AHIP
- January 11, 2018

The Obama Administration had previously rebuffed proposals allowing states the right to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients, arguing it would result in fewer people having access to health insurance. CMS additionally said the strategy would not make a difference to individuals with inabilities, the elderly, youngsters and pregnant ladies. "It's not like Medicaid is providing some kind of alternative lifestyle that's attractive and keeps people out of the workforce", he said. (more...)
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits to affair, but not blackmail Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits to affair, but not blackmail
- January 11, 2018

Eric Greitens (R) confirmed on Wednesday that he had an extramarital affair , saying it was a "deeply personal mistake". "Eric took responsibility, and we dealt with this honestly and privately", the statement continued. A New York Times wedding announcement from 2011 notes that Greitens' "first marriage ended in divorce". Greitens is a former Democrat who announced in 2015 that he had become a conservative Republican. (more...)
Putin slams drone attack on Russian base in Syria as provocation
- January 11, 2018

Moscow claims that several armed drones attacked Russian bases in Syria . Similar attacks were reportedly carried out in Homs and Lattakia. Seven of these were neutralized by Russian anti-aircraft defenses, while the rest caused no significant damage after exploding upon touching the ground. (more...)
Teacher Speaks Out After Arrest For Criticizing Boss' Raise Teacher Speaks Out After Arrest For Criticizing Boss' Raise
- January 11, 2018

He said they've been reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police. The suit, filed in 2012, was settled in 2016. "By silencing my voice, they've also taken away, or tried to take away, my First Amendment rights to speak, and I'm appalled by this, and you should be, too", Hargrave said in the video provided by LAE. (more...)
Merkel Kicks Off Make-or-Break Bid for New German Authorities Merkel Kicks Off Make-or-Break Bid for New German Authorities
- January 11, 2018

Her attempt to stitch together a disparate government with the pro-market Free Democrats and the Green party collapsed in November, leaving German decisions on everything from euro-area policy to migration and social programs on hold. SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil told party members in a video message the party was striving for improvements in labour, health, education and family policy, and on Europe. (more...)
Trump touts a poll that's awful for him Trump touts a poll that's awful for him
- January 11, 2018

That number is similar to the 72 percent of respondents ages 35 through 49 who said the same. 63 percent of voters believe the president "is not honest". While most U.S. voters in the poll (53%) thought Trump was intelligent, 69% thought he was not level-headed and 57% said he was not fit to serve as president. (more...)
Japan Protests to China After Ships Approach Disputed Islands Japan Protests to China After Ships Approach Disputed Islands
- January 11, 2018

Also off Taisho Island, a Chinese Navy frigate reportedly entered the contiguous zone twice on Thursday. Global law requires submarines to surface and hoist the national flag when navigating through territorial waters of other nations, but not in contiguous zones. (more...)
Warm weather and heavy rain could cause flooding Warm weather and heavy rain could cause flooding
- January 11, 2018

Temperatures are expected in the upper 40s on Thursday and near 60 on Friday before plummeting back to below freezing on Saturday and Sunday . Rain tapers into Saturday early afternoon, but with cold air diving in behind this storm, we'll see a wintry mix midday. (more...)
Bear attacks Florida man right outside his home Bear attacks Florida man right outside his home
- January 11, 2018

The bear, standing about one metre tall, was staring him down. "I tried to run and wasn't fast enough". Andrew Meunier was letting his dogs outside when a large bear attacked him . According to reports, Meunier suffered several cuts across his head and chest and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. It is the first recorded bear attack in South Florida since 1970, something Meunier finds a little humorous. (more...)
Intelligence, Military Cooperation With US Snapped: Pak Defence Minister Intelligence, Military Cooperation With US Snapped: Pak Defence Minister
- January 11, 2018

The main reason why successive American administrations have been unable to force Pakistan to alter the direction of its foreign policy, despite billions of dollars in aid, is that the principal objectives of the two countries' foreign policies are vastly different from each other, and often run counter to one another. (more...)

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