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Peace Efforts Can Only Resume Under Intl Mediation: Abbas Peace Efforts Can Only Resume Under Intl Mediation: Abbas
- January 15, 2018

Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency reported that that Israeli forces set up barriers on the main road that leads to Nabi Saleh and prevented Palestinians, including journalists, from entering the village . At least 46 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces who again deployed tear gas and live ammunition at the weekly "Day of Rage" protests against the U.S. (more...)
African Union, Others Respond To Alleged 'Shithole Countries' Comment
- January 15, 2018

Given Trump's record with the truth, we find Durbin more believable in this case. Addis Ababa: Vulgar comments attributed to US President Donald Trump have caused outrage across Africa . One of those critics was Rep. Mia Love (R-UT), who is Haitian-American. Young said the country at large doesn't "really grasp the complexity of the times that we're in". (more...)
Weather: heavy rain will give way to brighter, colder and showery conditions Weather: heavy rain will give way to brighter, colder and showery conditions
- January 15, 2018

Wintry showers of snow and sleet are expected over the 48-hour period, especially on high lying ground. Sleet and snow are expected tomorrow, with temperatures highs of no more than 4 degrees Celsius - which will drop further as the week goes on as the polar air mass bringing lots of wintry showers. (more...)
African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark "outrageous, racist"
- January 15, 2018

A group of "extremely appalled" African countries demanded on Saturday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations. Mr Trump was not apologetic and denied he was racist , instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant. "They were not made", Trump said. (more...)
DACA Recipients Can Apply For Renewal, Government Says
- January 15, 2018

Republicans have been engaged in a showdown for days over which corner of their party has Trump's ear in negotiations over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program expiring in March. The news broke late Thursday afternoon that during a meeting with lawmakers, Trump described some countries in Africa and the Caribbean, like Haiti, as "sh-hole countries". (more...)
Flake's upcoming speech compares Trump's criticism of media to Stalin, report says Flake's upcoming speech compares Trump's criticism of media to Stalin, report says
- January 15, 2018

The president created a firestorm Thursday when the remark - which he attached to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries during an immigration discussion - was reported by the Washington Post . Flake, who is not running for re-election, explained his rationale for the upcoming Senate speech in an interview with NBC News' Kasie Hunt for Sunday night's "Kasie DC" on MSNBC, urging fellow GOP lawmakers to resist the temptation to "retreat into camps" when dealing with Trump. (more...)
Flames engulf casino cruise in Port Richey Flames engulf casino cruise in Port Richey
- January 15, 2018

The fire reportedly happened near Harbor Point near Bay Blvd. All passengers made it to shore and some it seems were pulled out of the Gulf, deputies said. Pasco Sheriff's Office patrol, marine and the air units responded to the scene in addition to New Port Richey police, Port Richey police, Florida wildlife officers and the Coast Guard, according to Patch . (more...)
Trump tweets DACA 'probably dead'
- January 15, 2018

The president also said that there will be no more diversity lottery visa. Lawmakers hope to reach an immigration deal before January 19, when Congress must pass a funding bill or the government will shut down. If the Trump administration wants to tighten up the nation's immigration system, there are plenty of places to start. The judge reached back to Mr. (more...)
President Kovind lays stone for Vipassana meditation centre President Kovind lays stone for Vipassana meditation centre
- January 15, 2018

The aim of the Pagoda complex is to express gratitude to Lord Buddha for dispensing a universal teaching for the eradication of sufferings, reveal the truth about his life and his teachings, and offer free Vipassana meditation courses to the people. (more...)
Two killed in train crash in Whitakers Two killed in train crash in Whitakers
- January 15, 2018

WNCN-TV cited authorities as saying the deceased were identified as a married couple Eugene and Dorothy Lyons. "It bothered me because growing up here I've seen train wrecks before, it really touches close to home with people who grew up with and know", Cofield told CBS NC. (more...)
Andrew Sendejo Knocked Out After Collision With Michael Thomas Andrew Sendejo Knocked Out After Collision With Michael Thomas
- January 15, 2018

On the final play of the NFC Divisional semifinal, the Minnesota Vikings pulled off a miracle. The players may not have that game in mind as there isn't anyone on the roster (apart from defensive end Brian Robinson) from that game, but the players and coaches know how close the franchise got to a Super Bowl berth and don't want to have another loss to the Saints in the playoffs. (more...)
Army foils infiltration bid in Uri Sector, five militants killed Army foils infiltration bid in Uri Sector, five militants killed
- January 15, 2018

The operation is still in progess. They were gunned down during a joint operation by the Army , the Central Reserve Police Forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police. A senior police official said that the fidayeen attackers were planning a strike similar to December 31 CRPF camp attack. Security across the region has been also been beefed up in the wake of upcoming Republic Day on January 26. (more...)
What's Propelling Bank of America Corporation (BAC) to Reach 52-Week High? What's Propelling Bank of America Corporation (BAC) to Reach 52-Week High?
- January 15, 2018

The stock decreased 6.69% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $2.51. Creative Planning invested in 0.16% or 1.43M shares. Entercom Communications Corp. The firm has "Hold" rating by Societe Generale given on Tuesday, January 9. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Buy". (more...)
Search for survivors of deadly Californian mudslides continues, despite fading hopes Search for survivors of deadly Californian mudslides continues, despite fading hopes
- January 15, 2018

At least 17 people have died so far, mostly in Montecito, a neighborhood north of Los Angeles that both Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey call home. While Montecito is best known as a getaway for the rich and famous — the median home price among current listings is more than $4 million — there are also working families living in modest houses and apartments. (more...)
NYPD officer injured when driver flees scene in Midtown NYPD officer injured when driver flees scene in Midtown
- January 15, 2018

The driver accelerates and the officer is knocked to the ground as the auto speeds off. Officers give chase - at least one with his gun drawn - but the vehicle takes off down 42nd Street and gets away. He picked himself up and ran after the auto with another officer, CBS New York writes. In terrifying footage, the black Mercedes-Benz C63, which had been zooming around the popular tourist area, can be seen squaring off with the police officer, who stands directly in front of the £28,000 ... (more...)
M1 motorway closed as truck bursts into flames M1 motorway closed as truck bursts into flames
- January 15, 2018

The lone vehicle involved was seriously damaged, but the female driver was "OK" with a number of people involved in the crash taken to hospital, Detective Inspector Cox said. While northbound traffic is banked up around 7.5km, with diversions in place at the Mandalong Road exit. Police said the scene remained unsafe and any crash investigation would take significant time. (more...)
Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag
- January 15, 2018

Netanyahu and PM Modi will also hold delegation level talks. "His hugs are even more awkward". With the beginning of six-day trip of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India, the Indian government has dedicated an iconic Teen Murti Chowk in New Delhi to Israeli City Haifa . (more...)
Merriweather Post Pavilion Roof Collapses During Renovation Merriweather Post Pavilion Roof Collapses During Renovation
- January 15, 2018

No injuries were reported in the collapse at the amphitheater in Columbia, Maryland. The Merriweather Post Pavilion tweeted that the roof collapsed about 2:30 a.m. According to the Washington Post, winds in the area - approximately halfway between Washington D.C. and Baltimore - gusted upwards of 40 miles per hour around the time of the roof's collapse. (more...)
Liverpool keen on Sporting Lisbon winger Martins Liverpool keen on Sporting Lisbon winger Martins
- January 15, 2018

Liverpool FC are weighing up a transfer move to try and sign Gelson Martins from Sporting Lisbon this month, according to reports in Portugal. Correio de Manha also go on to claim that Liverpool are prepared to offer Martins a contract worth £4.4 million per year - five times what he now earns at Sporting. (more...)
I am not a racist, says Trump I am not a racist, says Trump
- January 15, 2018

He tweeted earlier on Sunday that the existing program would "probably" be discontinued. Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. (more...)
6 killed in twin bomb blasts in Iraq 6 killed in twin bomb blasts in Iraq
- January 15, 2018

Tayyaran Square is a bustling centre of commerce and a place where day labourers gather in the early morning waiting for jobs . He said there had been 16 deaths. The blasts come after Iraq's security forces recently retook almost all the territories once held by the Islamic State (ISIS). Iraqi and United States officials have warned Isis would continue with insurgent-style attacks. (more...)
Hospital takes more than 2 dozen Jakarta injured Hospital takes more than 2 dozen Jakarta injured
- January 15, 2018

Indonesia's Stock Exchange reopened for the afternoon session after about a dozen people were injured in a floor collapse. According to a report by SBS News, the cause of the incident is still unknown. Footage showed some people sitting on the steps outside the building. Images circulating on social media show pieces of ceiling and broken furniture in the lobby of the building amid clouds of dust. (more...)
Posters in Amethi show Rahul as 'Ram', PM Modi as 'Ravana' Posters in Amethi show Rahul as 'Ram', PM Modi as 'Ravana'
- January 15, 2018

He will also be visiting the Hanuman Mandir and eat khichdi , specially prepared for Makar Sankranti, say reports. Thereafter it will take the Lucknow Rae Bareli road to reach Lucknow airport in the Tuesday evening to return back to New Delhi. (more...)
Trump Says Won't Sign Immigration Bill Without Funding for Border Wall
- January 15, 2018

It was created to help undocumented children and give them a sort of temporary protective status. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco granted a request made by California and other states to block Trump's decision to end the program. (more...)
Majority don't want Oprah to run Majority don't want Oprah to run
- January 15, 2018

During Clinton's campaign, she discussed the prospect of a female president and said "America, it's about time that we made that decision". On the other hand, she's also the one who foisted Dr. "Let me start by saying that I have an enormous amount of respect for everything that Oprah has achieved and contributed in her life". We're already seeing that a reality TV star isn't especially capable - to little surprise. (more...)
Full inquiry into false missile alert to be launched Full inquiry into false missile alert to be launched
- January 15, 2018

This is not a drill", it read. "My feeling was I've had a good life and if something's going to happen there's nothing I can do about it anyway". The resulting message, issued amid heightened worldwide strains over North Korea's development of ballistic nuclear weapons, stated: "EMERGENCY ALERT BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". (more...)
Hawaii Says No Missile Threat After Emergency Alert Mistakenly Sent Hawaii Says No Missile Threat After Emergency Alert Mistakenly Sent
- January 15, 2018

It was later confirmed that the message was a result of an employee's mistake and measures would be taken so this kind of terrifying thing never happens again. She said the alerts are vital and doesn't want anyone to "draw the wrong conclusion". Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard was quick to confirm with officials that there was no danger and conveyed the news to residents through her Twitter account. (more...)
Seal slams Oprah Winfrey, calls her 'part of the problem for decades' Seal slams Oprah Winfrey, calls her 'part of the problem for decades'
- January 15, 2018

Most Americans like Oprah Winfrey better than President Donald Trump , but they don't want to see her run for president, according to an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll released Friday. " What I reposted was not an attack on Oprah at all ". Winfrey herself has previously denied that she would run for office, and a source close to her said this week she had no intention of entering presidential politics in 2020. (more...)
Lonzo Ball's MRI on knee reveals minor sprain, questionable versus Grizzlies Lonzo Ball's MRI on knee reveals minor sprain, questionable versus Grizzlies
- January 15, 2018

If Ball does have to sit out, Jordan Clarkson and Tyler Ennis would be the main beneficiaries in the backcourt. That same contest saw Ingram succumb to a left ankle tweak. They recalled guard Alex Caruso from the South Bay Lakers, their affiliate in the NBA's development league, and planned to sign guard Gary Payton II to a two-way contract. (more...)
Woman charged with animal cruelty after allegedly kicking puppy Woman charged with animal cruelty after allegedly kicking puppy
- January 15, 2018

Claire West fronted the Rockhampton Magistrates Court after a video of her kicking a dog circulated social media. "Unfortunately this court does not have the power to order that you not be allowed to access or to maintain a social media account, I would make that order if that order could be made". (more...)

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