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REAL SCOOP: Vancouver police search for suspect in triple shooting REAL SCOOP: Vancouver police search for suspect in triple shooting
- January 15, 2018

When officers responded to calls about shots being fired in the busy neighbourhood, they located three injured people who were immediately treated by paramedics. The third victim, a Vancouver man in his 30s, sustained minor injuries. It is believed that he was not targeted. No arrests have been made and the area around East Broadway and Ontario Street was blocked for several hours. (more...)
UK party suspends leader's girlfriend over racist Markle remarks UK party suspends leader's girlfriend over racist Markle remarks
- January 15, 2018

The split is reported to have come as Bolton was told by senior figures in the party to choose between his involvement with the woman and his job as party leader. They confirmed their relationship in a letter to UKIP supporters earlier this month. On her Twitter profile , Ms Marney describes herself as a model, actor and journalist, as well as a Brexiteer. (more...)
Nine dead in clashes between militias near Tripoli airport Nine dead in clashes between militias near Tripoli airport
- January 15, 2018

It was not immediately clear whether those killed were civilians or fighters. Apart from the airport , Rada also controls a large prison next to it. Tripoli has been controlled by a patchwork of armed groups since a 2011 uprising that toppled long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi and led to the splintering of the country. (more...)
SSC MTS (non technical) paper 1 examination result declared; check ssc SSC MTS (non technical) paper 1 examination result declared; check ssc
- January 15, 2018

Reportedly, around 20 lakh candidates had taken the SSC MTS examination. Paper-II is only of qualifying nature and Descriptive type in nature in which the candidates are required to write short/essay/letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. (more...)
Light snow possible Wednesday morning Light snow possible Wednesday morning
- January 15, 2018

An isolated rain/snow shower will mix in near the coastline. As it looks now, any snow should be light with generally around an inch or less in central North Carolina. The next system slowly enters the region, bringing some snow showers by daybreak. Most see around 1-3 inches, but some higher amounts are a possibility. (more...)
African Union demands apology from Trump over 'shithole' remarks African Union demands apology from Trump over 'shithole' remarks
- January 15, 2018

Mr Trump also denied making the statements attributed to him, but avoided specifics about what he did or did not say. Asked by a reporter in Florida whether he was a racist , Trump said: "No". "Oh, I feel bad", said Barhanyu Brhe who immigrated to Raleigh from Ethiopia in 2010 and now manages Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant near NC State. He added: "We're going to see what happens with North Korea". (more...)
Friend Says Mitt Romney Will Run for Senate Friend Says Mitt Romney Will Run for Senate
- January 15, 2018

The 2012 GOP nominee will also likely be boosted by the support of Hatch, who pointed to Romney as his favored replacement past year. According to The New York Times , Kem Gardner , a Utah business leader and Romney friend, told Utah Gov. (more...)
Evacuation orders lifted for parts of Santa Barbara County Evacuation orders lifted for parts of Santa Barbara County
- January 15, 2018

At noon on Saturday, the evacuation warning issued for areas south of Highway 192 between Ortega Ridge Road to the Santa Barbara County line will be lifted. For air travelers, and airlines are waiving change fees for travelers who were supposed to fly in or out of Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). Residents are told to use caution when returning to their homes and know that returning to the damaged neighborhoods can be a traumatic experience. (more...)
RAF Typhoons scrambled from Lossiemouth to intercept Russian jets RAF Typhoons scrambled from Lossiemouth to intercept Russian jets
- January 15, 2018

Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian planes approaching United Kingdom airspace this morning. Russian activity close to the United Kingdom in recent months has led to several planes being scrambled and warships sent to monitor naval vessels. (more...)
Hawaii, il messaggio via Sms: Hawaii, il messaggio via Sms: "Sta arrivando un missile"
- January 15, 2018

Caos alle Hawaii per l'attivazione di un allarme che comunicava un imminente attacco missilistico rivelatosi, successivamente, inviato per errore. Molte cose possono accadere", ha sostenuto il presidente, che ha poi ha attribuito ai democratici la responsabilità della mancata intesa sul Daca, la norma che tutela i figli degli immigrati entrati clandestinamente negli Usa: "Noi siamo pronti, intenzionati e capaci di fare un accordo sul Daca. (more...)
2 dead in fire at apartment building in the Bronx 2 dead in fire at apartment building in the Bronx
- January 15, 2018

Nelson Rojas, 62 and his daughter, Yolanda Rojas, 13, were found unconscious and unresponsive inside an apartment. Their names weren't released until their family could be notified. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries in the Bronx blaze that killed a man and a teenage girl on January 14, 2018. Sixty firefighters had the blaze under control an hour later, according to officials. (more...)
Vols bolster strength and conditioning staff with 2 former Gamecocks players Vols bolster strength and conditioning staff with 2 former Gamecocks players
- January 15, 2018

It's a win with an asterisk . In particular, SC struggled to contain Tennessee's potential All-Americans Mercedes Russell and Jaime Nared, who led the Lady Vols in scoring and dominated in the post against USC's younger, less experienced post players. (more...)
South Africa protests to United States embassy over Trump 's******e' remark
- January 15, 2018

There has been no official statement by the South African government over the issue but parties in the country have condemned the remark as racist. The US President has been widely condemned by many African countries and by global rights organisations for the comments. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, high near 22 TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, high near 22
- January 15, 2018

Saturday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 11 miles per hour. Dry conditions and above average temperatures are expected today and through the weekend as high pressure builds into northeast California and western Nevada. (more...)
Trump says 'I'm not a racist', keeps door open for DACA deal Trump says 'I'm not a racist', keeps door open for DACA deal
- January 15, 2018

After lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador, the president reportedly demanded to know why the United States should accept immigrants from "shithole countries", rather than - for instance - wealthy and overwhelmingly white Norway. (more...)
South Africa to formally protest Trump's 'shithole countries' remarks South Africa to formally protest Trump's 'shithole countries' remarks
- January 15, 2018

Kevin McCarthy (R) was at the meeting where the president allegedly made the inflammatory comments . "They weren't made", Mr Trump said , referring to two Republican senators who said on Sunday morning talk shows that the president never made, or that they did not hear, racist comments about Africa and Haiti . (more...)
'I'm the least racist person' 'I'm the least racist person'
- January 15, 2018

But instead of winning Trump's support, as they had expected, the president launched into a broadside against immigration from Haiti and Africa . A confidant of Trump's told The Associated Press that the president spent Thursday evening calling friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction on his inflammatory remarks. (more...)
Sri Lanka revokes ban on women buying alcohol, reimposes it days later Sri Lanka revokes ban on women buying alcohol, reimposes it days later
- January 15, 2018

Apparently, Sirisena had no knowledge of the change in the law until he read about in a newspaper, according to the BBC. "From tomorrow [Monday], the minister's order will be rescinded", Sirisena's office said in a statement. Many businesses had ignored the ban and employed women to serve alcohol and sold alcohol to them. Rajapaksa has a history of portraying the current UNP-SLFP coalition government as a pro-West regime that seeks to overturn the traditional cultural taboos in Sri Lanka. (more...)
Trump Defends Self After Comments, Says: 'I Am Not A Racist' Trump Defends Self After Comments, Says: 'I Am Not A Racist'
- January 15, 2018

But he added that the words attributed to him were "not the language used". "The office is the president and if any country reflects to the world who we are as a people", Brewster told the Blade. He also blamed "both sides" after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent. "I am not a racist". Trump revoked that protection, which officially ends on July 22, stoking anger and anxiety in the community that was only worsened by what he reportedly said on the ... (more...)
African Countries Demand President Trump Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment African Countries Demand President Trump Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment
- January 15, 2018

Trump has however on Friday denied that he used the vulgar expression, saying "this was not the language used". "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA! ". was odd considering his remarks. Republicans and Democrats alike should denounce blatant lies and racist statements without holding back. "Thought they said he was so impressed with us just last September?". (more...)
Sturgeon: UK Brexit plan 'beggars belief' Sturgeon: UK Brexit plan 'beggars belief'
- January 15, 2018

These include staying in the single market and customs union, a preferential trade agreement or reverting to WTO (World Trade Organisation) terms. Business investment in Scotland could fall by up to 10.2%, compared with continued membership of the European Union, in the event of no Brexit deal, the devolved Scottish government said in an economic impact assessment published on Monday. (more...)
SEC annuls Rappler's registration SEC annuls Rappler's registration
- January 15, 2018

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said previous year that 177 Filipino media workers had been killed since 1986. Although ON has "more than 0% control" of Rappler , the latter gave the former "certain rights derived from equity and reserved to Filipinos" by giving it its "money's worth in the form of negative control and cash distributions, all through a private contractual agreement" when it formed Rappler Holding Corporation, which was involved in receiving cash ... (more...)
What Imran Khan 'dreads' if he becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister What Imran Khan 'dreads' if he becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister
- January 15, 2018

At the press conference, Imran Khan also said he was committed to "mainstreaming" tens of thousands of madressahs (religious seminaries) in the country. Khan said Trump was using Pakistan as a scapegoat for the USA -led coalition's inability to defeat the Taliban and that his comments were "very insulting". (more...)
Winter weather advisory issued for southern Wisconsin as snowfall expected Winter weather advisory issued for southern Wisconsin as snowfall expected
- January 15, 2018

Total snowfall accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected with isolated 4 inch totals by the time the snow ends by late morning. Snow, followed by very cold wind chills, is expected . The area will see lows near -6 tonight with winds from the northwest gusting as high as 31 miles per hour. This could lead to frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. (more...)
Patton Kizzire wins 2018 Sony Open after six-hole playoff Patton Kizzire wins 2018 Sony Open after six-hole playoff
- January 15, 2018

While it didn't affect anyone's game, it was no less unusual to see so many TV towers that were vacant during the final round at Waialae Country Club. After switching back-and-forth from the 18th and 17th holes, Hahn lipped out a par save on what was a tough putt, but a very makeable one. He is churning on the inside, and it's a feeling that drives him. (more...)
Palamedu Jallikattu: Spectator gored to death by bull Palamedu Jallikattu: Spectator gored to death by bull
- January 15, 2018

The bull-taming event started around 8.30am. Kalimuthu, from Dindigul district, suffered serious injuries when a bull attacked him while he was near the counter, while around 25 others were injured in the event at Palamedu in Madurai , around 500 km from Chennai . (more...)
Russian Federation opens criminal case after knife attack at school Russian Federation opens criminal case after knife attack at school
- January 15, 2018

Fourteen students and a teacher were stabbed when a knife fight between two students escalated out of control at a Russian school earlier today (15 January). Andrey Kamenskih, who heads information and analytical department of Perm's administration, wrote on his Facebook page that the attack was reported by the school's principal. (more...)
Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight
- January 15, 2018

The UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Anwar Gargash denied the first accusation. The General Civil Aviation Authority said the flight was on a regular scheduled trip with all necessary permits and approvals when it was "intercepted by Qatari fighters", according to state news agency WAM . (more...)
Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa
- January 15, 2018

In a second tweet a few minutes later, he wrote: "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT". "Brought to this country as children by undocumented parents or family members, they are not "illegal" through any fault of their own", Archbishop Gomez wrote. (more...)
Gal Gadot accepts #SeeHer Award at Critics' Choice Awards Gal Gadot accepts #SeeHer Award at Critics' Choice Awards
- January 15, 2018

Gal also shared about the box office success that women enjoyed but also noted that there is still a long way to go. "We need to shut up, listen and amplify". Gal said that throughout her career her "dream role" was of a 'strong, independent woman, a real one'. I mean, could we love the woman anymore right now? And all of these qualities I looked for, I found in her. (more...)

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