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Deadly Storm Causes Dutch and German Transport Chaos Deadly Storm Causes Dutch and German Transport Chaos
- January 19, 2018

Neighboring Belgium also was hit by the storm . Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport briefly suspended all air traffic on Thursday as gusts of up to 85 miles per hour blew in along the coast. "Those things weigh a tonne", said one viewer. Train services have been halted on many lines across Germany and the Netherlands . Thalys, the high-speed train operator, suspended services to the Netherlands and Germany . (more...)
Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases December 2017 unemployment report Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases December 2017 unemployment report
- January 19, 2018

The state's jobless rate dropped to 3.1 percent, the lowest since July of 2000. While the November statewide rate slightly increased 0.1 percent from the previous month, unemployment in Tennessee remains historically low. "To have a six month stretch of such low unemployment is great for Tennesseans", Phillips said. The U.S. unemployment rate held steady from November to December at 4.1 percent. (more...)
LHC rejects request to grant stay order against PAT-led protest movement LHC rejects request to grant stay order against PAT-led protest movement
- January 19, 2018

Opposition parties, including Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Muttihada Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) and others have announced their support for the PAT's movement. The chiefs of PTI, PPP, Jamaat-i-Islami and the PML-Q had on Tuesday reaffirmed their pledge to be part of the inaugural rally on the Mall Road. Meanwhile, the PAT workers transported a container, hundreds of chairs, large screens to show documentaries of the Model Town incident, and a sound system to ... (more...)
Marine murdered at Camp Pendleton Marine murdered at Camp Pendleton
- January 19, 2018

He had just enlisted six months ago. On Facebook, Barclay-Weberpal's father confirmed his death saying in part, "It's with excruciating sadness and tears in my eyes that I'm writing this - my only son, my own blood, Marine PFC Ethan Andrew Barlcay-Weberpal, was killed yesterday morning at Camp Pendleton, CA ..." Barclay-Weberpal was killed in a stabbing after a fight broke out at the School of Infantry (SOI), according to a San Diego Union-Tribune report published Tuesday. (more...)
Bartlesville officers recovering following shooting Bartlesville officers recovering following shooting
- January 19, 2018

Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation have been called to investigate the shooting, he said. It happened around 9:30 p.m.in the 1600 block of SW Maple in Bartlesville. "The officers returned fire and that subject was injured", said Capt. Jay Hastings, with the Bartlesville Police Department. Police say she shot a high powered pellet handgun. (more...)
Stoke agree loan for Augsburg defender Stafylidis Stoke agree loan for Augsburg defender Stafylidis
- January 19, 2018

Former Bayer Leverkusen defender Stafylidis made 38 appearances on loan at Fulham in the 2014-15 season, but made a permanent switch to Augsburg at the end of the campaign. "I think he trained that day, but I never paid too much significance to individual players, it was more just to watch the team train and see what they do". (more...)
Amsterdam airport cancels all flights due to violent storms Amsterdam airport cancels all flights due to violent storms
- January 19, 2018

The airport earlier announced all air traffic had been suspended because of "severe weather conditions."People fearless a windstorm in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Thursday.Many of the canceled flights were operated by Air France and Dutch airline KLM, which both reported disrupted schedules."Air traffic is restricted for safety reasons during a storm". (more...)
Coroner: Shooter Stephen Paddock's remains given to his brother Coroner: Shooter Stephen Paddock's remains given to his brother
- January 19, 2018

Eric Paddock did not respond to an email seeking comment. Fudenberg had sent Stephen Paddock's brain tissue to Stanford University School of Medicine for a neuropathological examination to look for possible disorders that might explain his erratic behavior. (more...)
Karti Chidambaram appears before ED in INX media case Karti Chidambaram appears before ED in INX media case
- January 19, 2018

Earlier in the month, the ED had summoned Karti in a money laundering probe in connection with the aforementioned case. Sources said the ED wants to put questions directly to Mr Chidambaram and hence wanted him to depose in person. According to the CBI, INX Media stated in its records that an amount of Rs 10 lakh was given to ASCPL, a firm the CBI also said was "indirectly" owned by Karti, for management consultancy charges towards an FIPB notification and clarification. (more...)
White House: Joint Olympics march could give N. Koreans taste of freedom White House: Joint Olympics march could give N. Koreans taste of freedom
- January 19, 2018

Murray was hired to lead the South Korean program in 2014. In what may have seemed to be the impossible only weeks ago, North and South Korea have agreed to field a joint women's hockey team at the games. He also expressed support for athletes from the Koreas marching together under a blue-and-white "unification" flag. Our Bae Joo-yon has more on what the upcoming Olympics will look like with the participation of North Korea. (more...)
US Air Force to launch new missile-warning satellite Thursday night US Air Force to launch new missile-warning satellite Thursday night
- January 19, 2018

You can watch it live on Space.com here , or directly from ULA's YouTube channel . Mission Description: SBIRS, considered one of the nation's highest priority space programs, is created to provide global, persistent, infrared surveillance capabilities to meet 21st-century demands in four national security mission areas: missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness. (more...)
Meryl Streep: 'I wasn't deliberately silent' on Weinstein Meryl Streep: 'I wasn't deliberately silent' on Weinstein
- January 19, 2018

McGowan claims she was allegedly raped by Weinstein , and has been exceedingly vocal about the dangers of staying silent, ever since the October 5 New York Times report blew the lid off the now-debased movie mogul's alleged behaviors . YOUR SILENCE is THE problem. "Maybe you should all wear Marchesa". "I wasn't deliberately silent ". 'I don't tacitly approve of rape. "Not everybody knew. (more...)
NY Tax Department Outlines Options for Major Tax Shift NY Tax Department Outlines Options for Major Tax Shift
- January 19, 2018

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced $20.5 million in funding for 29 airport projects across NY state and $27,000 of that funding will pay for new signage at the Fulton County Airport. As Wamhoff noted, this report is a preliminary one, and legislation hasn't yet been proposed to adopt these options. "You have to ask yourself, what is the point exactly and who are they trying to help?" Besides a three percent increase in education spending, Cuomo's plan largely holds the line. (more...)
Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments
- January 19, 2018

Trump met Thursday with Graham and other key lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. "And in a defense of Senator Graham, his strong words repeated exactly the words used by the President, which you can not remember". Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., asked her specifically if she heard the vulgarity or a "substantially similar word" to describe certain countries. "The conversation was very impassioned". (more...)
City Council members push for DACA Day of Action
- January 19, 2018

President Donald Trump announced plans to end the program past year. That's the finding of a Quinnipiac University national poll released Thursday on issues at the center of the debate on must-pass legislation to keep the government fully operational beyond Friday. (more...)
Israel apologizes to Jordan over embassy shooting Israel apologizes to Jordan over embassy shooting
- January 19, 2018

Last July, two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli injured in a shooting in a residential building of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy in the capital Amman. On his return to Tel Aviv, the guard was warmly welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with the footage of the encounter insulting the sentiments of Jordanians. (more...)
Minnesota DNR approves changing Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska Minnesota DNR approves changing Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska
- January 19, 2018

DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr said he's confident the county carefully considered community values and opinion. The group Save Lake Calhoun has filed a legal action to block changing the name . The same group earlier took out a newspaper ad to float their claim that the lake was named after a different Calhoun. At least so far as Minnesota is concerned, Lake Calhoun will no longer be called that. (more...)
Trump to Pennsylvania, but don't call it a campaign trip Trump to Pennsylvania, but don't call it a campaign trip
- January 19, 2018

Some hardline conservatives who typically oppose stopgap spending bills , such as Rep. Jim Jordan of OH, are indicating they won't support such a measure. If a shutdown does occur, Grassley said the blame would fall on Democrats. Trump , before entering the Pentagon, said the government "very well could" shut down and that whether that happens is "up to the Democrats". (more...)
White House Doctor: Trump in 'excellent' health, has normal cognitive ability
- January 19, 2018

Mr Trump's exercise revolves around golf and he has a well-documented love of fast food . Sen. Lindsey Graham is blaming President Donald Trump's staff for the president's about-face on immigration that appeared to scuttle a compromise deal to protect from deportation young people brought to the U.S.as children and living here illegally. (more...)
Sinn Fein MP resigns over Kingsmill Twitter video Sinn Fein MP resigns over Kingsmill Twitter video
- January 19, 2018

But he was suspended by Sinn Fein, and announced Monday he had quit his seat in Parliament. Mr Skelton said if he were elected he would be a voice for victims. The onus is on Sinn Fein to propose a date for the electoral authorities. In the video McElduff walked around a shop with the loaf on his head and said: "I'm in the Classic Service Station here, but I'm just wondering - where does McCullough's keep the bread?" Mr Buchanan said the "dynamics of the West Tyrone constituency" must be ... (more...)
Browne says Grobler deserves second chance but IRFU will review policies Browne says Grobler deserves second chance but IRFU will review policies
- January 19, 2018

IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne says Gerbrant Grobler deserves a second chance. In recent weeks, much has been made of Munster's decision to sign the former Racing 92 player, who has previously served a two-year ban for substance abuse. (more...)
GOP challenges Schumer to avoid shutdown GOP challenges Schumer to avoid shutdown
- January 19, 2018

House Republicans released their plan to fund the government for a short time and avoid a shutdown at the end of the week. Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ) for six years: The funding for the CHIP program lapsed in September, but was sustained through a series of short-term cash infusions from Congress. (more...)
Hate crime charges being considered in Blaze Bernstein stabbing death Hate crime charges being considered in Blaze Bernstein stabbing death
- January 19, 2018

He also said he told investigators that he returned to the park to look for Bernstein hours later. I'm an attorney. I value it'. They told CBS News' Mireya Villarreal, his death has been beyond hard in every way imaginable. Woodward, who attended high school with Bernstein, was arrested Friday and held in the Orange County Jail on suspicion of homicide after police say they found traces of the victim's blood on a sleeping bag in Woodward's auto. (more...)
Toronto police looking to ID 2 suspects in beating investigation Toronto police looking to ID 2 suspects in beating investigation
- January 19, 2018

The victim was in stable condition following the assault, and Douglas-Cook confirmed he has since "improved". Suspect Number 1 is described as five-foot-eight, in his early thirties, with an average build, black hair and a black beard. His injuries were "extensive", and on December 23 police released some security camera images of the suspects, who fled the scene in a dark-coloured SUV, possibly a Honda CRV from the mid-2000s. (more...)
Coloradans, 2 Texans Killed In Helicopter Crash In New Mexico Coloradans, 2 Texans Killed In Helicopter Crash In New Mexico
- January 19, 2018

However, they did not know the location of the crash. A fire was reported at a nearby ranch, approximately ten miles east of Raton. The helicopter crashed in "extremely remote" and rugged terrain about 15 miles east of the small city of Raton, near the Colorado state line. (more...)
Trump willing to negotiate directly with Kim Jong Un Trump willing to negotiate directly with Kim Jong Un
- January 19, 2018

North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un has also agreed to send a team to participate in the Winter Olympics to be held next month in South Korea. China accounts for 90 per cent of North Korea's foreign trade, he noted, adding that there is room for the Asian power to do even more beyond imposing United Nations sanctions. (more...)
'I'll be Prime Minister and a mum' 'I'll be Prime Minister and a mum'
- January 19, 2018

The deputy PM, Winston Peters, will serve as acting prime minister to allow Ardern to take six weeks maternity leave after the baby is born, though Ardern said she meant to fully "fully contactable". She will remain prime minister, and her partner Clarke Gayford will be a stay at home dad, but she says it takes a village to raise a child. "There will be lots of questions (I can assure you we have a plan all ready to go!) but for now bring on 2018", she wrote. (more...)
No longer governor, Christie gets regular airport screening No longer governor, Christie gets regular airport screening
- January 19, 2018

Just three days after handing over the keys to the governor's mansion, Christie was told by cops at Newark Airport to wait in line like everybody else. New Jersey State Police, while declining to comment on the specific incident, said an outgoing governor is afforded a trooper for security for up to six months following the completion of his term. (more...)
Russian FM calls for preservation of Iran nuclear deal Russian FM calls for preservation of Iran nuclear deal
- January 19, 2018

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for the implementation of Iran's nuclear deal based on its "mechanisms", stressing that it must be preserved. Russian Federation on Thursday warned at the UN Security Council that the collapse of the Iranian nuclear deal would send an "alarming" message to the world and compromise efforts to persuade North Korea to scrap its nuclear arsenal. (more...)
Egypt committed to declaration of principles on Renaissance Dam, says Foreign Minister Egypt committed to declaration of principles on Renaissance Dam, says Foreign Minister
- January 19, 2018

Abbas briefed el-Sisi on the latest Palestinian efforts to safeguard Jerusalem, in the aftermath of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel and move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The dispute centers on the control of a section of the Nile that stretches 6,695 kilometers from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean and is the economic lifeblood of all three countries. (more...)

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