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USA to suggest intercepting North Korea ships to allies at Vancouver meeting USA to suggest intercepting North Korea ships to allies at Vancouver meeting
- January 12, 2018

In January, Pyongyang and Seoul agreed to hold high-level bilateral talks to discuss the North's potential participation in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, as well as other issues related to improving relations. Trump chose to not comment though when he was asked if he has spoken with the North Korean leader. I'm not saying I have or haven't. "I don't want to comment on it". (more...)
Crown Jewels were 'hidden in biscuit tin during war' Crown Jewels were 'hidden in biscuit tin during war'
- January 12, 2018

Her Majesty gave a rare insight into her life as head of state in upcoming BBC documentary The Coronation , set to air on Sunday night on BBC One. She added: "You can't look down to read the speech, you have to take the speech up". Because if you did your neck would break, it would fall off. She says: "They were meant to be Queen Elizabeth's earrings (Elizabeth I)". (more...)
50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station 50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station
- January 12, 2018

Furthermore, there have been road closures around the station with Notts Police tweeting: 'Station St, Carrington St & Queen's Rd are closed use to a fire at #Nottingham Train Station. Crews arrived at 6.30 on Friday morning to a "significant fire" that was travelling across the main lines of the station, Bryn Coleman from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service told the. (more...)
AMBER Alert issued for abducted 3-month-old girl from Charlotte AMBER Alert issued for abducted 3-month-old girl from Charlotte
- January 12, 2018

The suspect, 23-year-old Jonathan Jarquise Bennett, is still missing and should be considered armed and risky, police said. Jonathan Bennett , 23, is reportedly being sought for his connection to the woman's death and it is also believed that he took the 2-month-old with him when he left the home. (more...)
Ecuador Officially Adopts Large Adult Son Julian Assange Ecuador Officially Adopts Large Adult Son Julian Assange
- January 12, 2018

Assange moved to the embassy in Central London in 2012 as he tried to avoid extradition to Sweden over charges of rape and sexual assault. Ecuador has considered giving Assange a diplomatic status to allow him to leave the Embassy in London , but the United Kingdom is pushing back at the suggestion. (more...)
Collegium clears Indu Malhotra and KM Joseph as Supreme Court judges Collegium clears Indu Malhotra and KM Joseph as Supreme Court judges
- January 12, 2018

Justice KM Joseph had in 2016 pronounced a judgement quashing the President's rule imposed in Uttarkhand. Second-senior most justice J Chelameswar said the administration of the SC was not in order. She is associated with NGO Save Life Foundation and was the counsel in the 2013 case when Supreme Court recommended laws for good Samaritans who save lives in road accidents. (more...)
Turkish citizens traveling to United States 'face risk of arbitrary arrest' - Ankara Turkish citizens traveling to United States 'face risk of arbitrary arrest' - Ankara
- January 12, 2018

The warning also pointed out the risk of "arbitrary arrests" of Turkish citizens, saying judicial decisions could be made by pre-established, unfounded claims and slander of the networks of USA -based Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of masterminding the 2016 coup attempt. (more...)
'No grounds' to expel student sex offender: University of Calgary 'No grounds' to expel student sex offender: University of Calgary
- January 12, 2018

Neurauter was a student at the University of Calgary", Marshall said in the statement. The University of Calgary says it is not expelling Connor Neurauter, but has advised him to stay away from its campus for the remainder of the term. The University of Calgary's Consent Awareness and Sexual Education Club called the punishment Neurauter received shameful. According to Marshall's statement, students are unlikely to encounter Neurauter on campus. (more...)
Women are making football history in Saudi Arabia Women are making football history in Saudi Arabia
- January 12, 2018

Saudi royals rarely speak out against the government or counter official narratives, preferring to handle their disagreements in private for fear of showing cracks within the ruling family. He said the princes were then arrested and sent to al-Ha'ir prison pending trial. Prince Mohammed, 32, is the Saudi crown prince and defence minister. (more...)
Queensland Driver's License to be Gender Free Queensland Driver's License to be Gender Free
- January 12, 2018

A requirement for Queenslanders to detail their height has also been removed, after concerns that the collection of personal information by transport authorities was potentially discriminatory. "They should have been (included in the document) and we've asked that this additional information be included". However, drivers are still required to select a gender when applying for a license, but this information will not be displayed on the physical license. (more...)
Pakistan Zainab Murder: Girl's Father Speaks Of Devastating Grief Pakistan Zainab Murder: Girl's Father Speaks Of Devastating Grief
- January 12, 2018

The victim was last known to have attended a tuition centre near her house in the Road Kot area last Thursday on January 4, after which she went missing, Dawn reported. Riots erupted in Kasur over police inaction after reports of the alleged rape and murder of the girl began circulating on social media. Recovery of the girl's body on Tuesday and the brutal manner in which she was murdered sparked off protests in Kasur and prompted a strike in the city. (more...)
Hume's hat-trick powers Blasters' victory over Delhi Hume's hat-trick powers Blasters' victory over Delhi
- January 12, 2018

Dynamos, who were left with four points from nine outings compared to Blasters' 11 points, did restore parity in the 44th minute through skipper Pritam Kotal, but was completely outclassed in the second half by the brilliance of Hume. Delhi's flamboyant forward Chhangte shifted to a more central role from then onwards as Delhi tried to build the attack from the centre through him. (more...)
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...)

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