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Jerusalem is not for sale: Palestine on Trump's aid threat Jerusalem is not for sale: Palestine on Trump's aid threat
- January 12, 2018

The Trump administration wants to cut funding to a United Nations agency aiding millions of Palestinian refugees to coerce Palestine into talks with Israel , Russian Today reported . Both Israel and the Palestinians claim parts of Jerusalem as their capital, with the issue a linchpin in efforts to arrive at a two-state solution. (more...)
Abbas urged to condemn killing of rabbi at illegal West Bank outpost Abbas urged to condemn killing of rabbi at illegal West Bank outpost
- January 12, 2018

No group immediately said it was behind the shooting, but the Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad praised the attackers. "The Zionist occupation government bears all the consequences of its extreme racist policies", the statement continued. (more...)
Maharashtra violence: Shiv Sena tears into Centre Maharashtra violence: Shiv Sena tears into Centre
- January 12, 2018

January 03 (ANI): In response to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over caste violence gripping Maharashtra , Union Minister Hansraj Ahir on Wednesday said people should know the ground situation before making any statement. (more...)
Protests in Mumbai, trains halted over Bhima-Koregaon violence Protests in Mumbai, trains halted over Bhima-Koregaon violence
- January 12, 2018

Hundreds of commuters were spotted walking on the railway tracks. The outrage broke out in various parts of the state including Mumbai , where protesters staged a Rail Roko. "The shutdown has received tremendous response all over". The government has ordered a judicial inquiry and "root cause of the violence will be clear after the probe", she added. (more...)
Mexican President Says He's 'Optimistic' About NAFTA Deal Mexican President Says He's 'Optimistic' About NAFTA Deal
- January 12, 2018

Flags are pictured during the fifth round of NAFTA talks involving the United States, Mexico and Canada, in Mexico City in November. But while the government is hoping for the best from negotiations to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland reiterated Thursday that it's also prepared for the worst: a USA withdrawal from the continental trade pact. (more...)
Donald Trump's February 'working visit' to Britain cancelled Donald Trump's February 'working visit' to Britain cancelled
- January 12, 2018

But Sky News understands US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will now undertake ceremonial duties at the official opening of the distinctive cube building. The newspaper cited sources saying the cancellation was prompted by the lack of "bells and whistles" and the royal family not being involved. UK Government officials have been told by their American counterparts that the United States president has gone cold on the idea, the Daily Mail reported on Thursday. (more...)
Mnuchin: Davos Is Not 'a Hangout for Globalists' Mnuchin: Davos Is Not 'a Hangout for Globalists'
- January 12, 2018

During a phone call with Macron, Trump also discussed the French president's first visit to China this week and the two leaders agreed to step up denuclearization efforts toward North Korea. But on Thursday, Steve Mnuchin set the record straight : "I don't think it's a hangout for globalists", the Treasury secretary said of Davos , in remarks to reporters. (more...)
University of Rochester President resigns amid investigation report University of Rochester President resigns amid investigation report
- January 12, 2018

Correction/Update (6:40 P.M): This story has been update with responses from the complainants. The report , which UR officials have called an 'independent investigation , ' was undertaken after the controversy that erupted over accusations made by several current and former faculty and grad students. (more...)
At Least 13 Dead From California Mudslides At Least 13 Dead From California Mudslides
- January 12, 2018

This is the 101 freeway in my neighbourhood right now. At least 17 people are now reported dead in the California mudslides which have hit the USA state this week. Montecito is a wealthy enclave that is home to such celebrities as Oprah Winfrey , Rob Lowe and Ellen DeGeneres , said Santa Barbara County spokesman David Villalobos. (more...)
Twitter 'happy' to hand over Trump's direct messages & deleted tweets to DOJ Twitter 'happy' to hand over Trump's direct messages & deleted tweets to DOJ
- January 12, 2018

While the policy says Twitter will not read the content of those messages for the purposes of advertising, it doesn't provide any other exceptions. James O'Keefe, founder and president of the non-profit Project Veritas , on October 31, 2017. (more...)
Hunt on for mystery Aussie who scooped the entire $55M Powerball jackpot! Hunt on for mystery Aussie who scooped the entire $55M Powerball jackpot!
- January 12, 2018

Pearne had won $4 by matching the Poweball number in a drawing only a few days earlier on the same ticket, and he thought that was pretty lucky. "I bought the ticket for multiple drawings", Pearne said of his quick pick ticket with three sets of numbers. (more...)
Emotional memorial service for young bullying victim 'Dolly' Everett Emotional memorial service for young bullying victim 'Dolly' Everett
- January 12, 2018

Did I not see something? "I was wrong", he said. Since reading sickening the abuse sent to her daughter through Sarahah, the mother says she's been "scared, broken and sick to her stomach". 'My daughter and I have been shattered by this app, and tragically another teenager, in the United Kingdom, was found hanged early in 2017 after allegedly being bullied on a similar app called Sayat.Me, which was shut down in May'. (more...)
Rain and wintry mix moves in before cold air returns Rain and wintry mix moves in before cold air returns
- January 12, 2018

A powerful cold front is bringing below freezing temperatures as it sweeps through eastern Iowa and western IL. The winds will also be brisk causing icy areas and drifting. Saturday will see an 80 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon, followed by a 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Before dealing with any wintry mix, most of New Jersey will be seeing batches of rain, which could be heavy at times, forecasters said. (more...)
Year-old boy wounded in Texas church shooting leaves hospital Year-old boy wounded in Texas church shooting leaves hospital
- January 12, 2018

The attack was deemed the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Volunteer firefighter Rusty Duncan, a first responder that day, rescued Ryland as he scoured church pews for victims who were still alive. "Just happy the Lord brought him home and he's doing good", one emotional Sutherland Springs resident told ABC San Antonio affiliate KSAT . "When I found out yesterday that they would go ahead and release him, it was really an overwhelming feeling of joy that he would be able to go out ... (more...)
Merkel meets with Social Democrats as preliminary 'grand coalition' talks begin Merkel meets with Social Democrats as preliminary 'grand coalition' talks begin
- January 12, 2018

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, keen to end months of uncertainty and avoid new elections, urged the would-be coalition partners to rise above politics and keep in mind the impact of the coalition talks for Europe as a whole. Arriving at SPD headquarters for talks more than three months after a national election, Merkel said the parties had much work to get through but meant to tackle it quickly, adding: "I think it can succeed". (more...)
All jewels stolen from Paris's Ritz hotel recovered All jewels stolen from Paris's Ritz hotel recovered
- January 12, 2018

The vehicle used in the getaway was found about 12 miles north of Paris in an area where the three arrested men came from. The luxurious five-star hotel is located in Place Vendôme, in Paris's historical first district on the right bank of the river Seine. (more...)
Missouri attorney general asked to investigate Greitens Missouri attorney general asked to investigate Greitens
- January 12, 2018

The details were provided to News 4 by the woman's ex-husband, claiming the sexual relationship happened between his now ex-wife and Greitens in March 2015. "A few years ago, before Eric was elected governor, there was a time when he was unfaithful in our marriage, " Greitens' statement said. The New York Times reported upon Greiten's admission, which included his assessment of the affair as a "personal mistake". (more...)
Snow shower dusts Sahara Desert Snow shower dusts Sahara Desert
- January 12, 2018

As the Sahara is renowned for its extreme temperatures, it's not unusual for the temperature to plunge tens of degrees Fahrenheit at night. Although snowfall is a rare phenomenon in such a hot place, a similar thing happened even past year. (more...)
Pakistan Suspends Military, Intelligence Cooperation With US Pakistan Suspends Military, Intelligence Cooperation With US
- January 12, 2018

He said Pakistan has been facilitating the USA led mission in Afghanistan through its Ground and Air lines of communication for the last 16 years. Pakistan's move comes in the wake of a partial freeze of US financial aid to Islamabad and Washington's accusations of providing "safe haven to the terrorists" despite multi-billion dollar assistance, voiced by US President Donald Trump on January 1. (more...)
Pelosi slams 'five white guys' negotiating immigration deal Pelosi slams 'five white guys' negotiating immigration deal
- January 12, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi lamented that negotiations over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, were being led by "five white guys", seemingly forgetting that one of them is her No. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reportedly wants to honor Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend by protesting the recently-enacted tax bill. "They've been working on it in a bipartisan way for a long time", Pelosi said. (more...)
Quarter of students in United Kingdom universities gain first-class degree Quarter of students in United Kingdom universities gain first-class degree
- January 12, 2018

Overall, 26 per cent of graduates - 101,000 - who completed their first undergraduate degree in the 2016/17 academic year achieved a first - up from 18 per cent in 2012/13. More students are choosing to do subjects like biological science and social studies, while less students are coming to university for degrees like medicine, dentistry and education. (more...)
MP quits Labour frontbench amid criticism over tax call for better-off homes MP quits Labour frontbench amid criticism over tax call for better-off homes
- January 12, 2018

Mr Corbyn said: "I am grateful for Chris's work on the frontbench, particularly on fire safety following the appalling Grenfell Tower fire". Williamson had led Labour's response to the Grenfell Tower disaster and fire service cuts. Revealing the plan on Wednesday, Mr Williamson told HuffPost UK: "You can imagine the Daily Mail and Daily Express would go to town on a proposition like this". (more...)
HRW Criticizes US Decision to Stop Aid to UNRWA HRW Criticizes US Decision to Stop Aid to UNRWA
- January 12, 2018

In the wake of escalating and angry reactions over the decisions of the US Administration and Israel to strike the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA), a spokesman for the UN agency said it would maintain its mission despite the recent crisis, until reaching a solution to the situation of Palestinian refugees. (more...)
Market Monitor: PPOH Line Below Zero for Liberty Global Ord C (LBTYK)
- January 12, 2018

The institutional investor held 288,928 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.46M, up from 217,943 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) earned "Buy" rating by J.P. Morgan on Monday, June 12. Citigroup maintained the shares of C in report on Monday, October 9 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Amid global outrage, Myanmar books 2 journos for reporting on Rakhine violence Amid global outrage, Myanmar books 2 journos for reporting on Rakhine violence
- January 12, 2018

The US Embassy in Myanmar led reaction to the court decision, expressing disappointment and calling for the "immediate release" of the reporters. The two journalists are now detained at Insein Prison, reportedly with the general prison population. (more...)
Putin slams drone attacks on Russian military facilities in Syria as provocation Putin slams drone attacks on Russian military facilities in Syria as provocation
- January 12, 2018

The Russian Defense Ministry did not confirm claims posted on some websites about destroyed airplanes in the Russia-operated Hmeimim air base in Syria on New Year's Eve but on January 5, Russian officials did say two soldiers had been killed in a rocket attack. (more...)
Theresa May's former aide accused of interfering in Cabinet reshuffle Theresa May's former aide accused of interfering in Cabinet reshuffle
- January 12, 2018

Ms Greening had never dissented in public from Mrs May's proposals to allow new grammars and increase sponsorship of state schools by universities, private schools and the Catholic church, but "stalled as far as she could", said Mr Timothy. (more...)
JetBlue Airways (JBLU) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows JetBlue Airways (JBLU) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
- January 12, 2018

The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, October 13 by JP Morgan. Alpha Beta Stock (ABS) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own . (more...)
Justice Dept. To Investigate Reports Obama Administration Blocked Prosecution Of Hezbollah Justice Dept. To Investigate Reports Obama Administration Blocked Prosecution Of Hezbollah
- January 12, 2018

Rep. Robert Pittenger (R., N.C.) has been a vocal critic of former President Barack Obama following a Politico report that the Obama administration quietly dismantled a Drug Enforcement Administration operation targeting Hezbollah's cocaine trafficking for fear of rattling Iran as the president pursued a nuclear deal with the country. (more...)
Skip Hop recalls convertible high chairs due to fall hazard Skip Hop recalls convertible high chairs due to fall hazard
- January 12, 2018

So far, two reports of bruises to children have been reported. The affected style numbers are 304200 and 304200CN with date codes HH102016, HH11/2016, HH3/2017 and HH4/2017. The Tuo Convertible High Chairs have been recalled from stores and online. If you have one of these chairs, stop using it immediately and contact Skip Hop for a free replacement. (more...)

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