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ED summons Lalu's son-in law in lieu of money laundering probe ED summons Lalu's son-in law in lieu of money laundering probe
- January 19, 2018

According to sources, Rahul's mother-in-law and former chief minister of Bihar, Rabri Devi used the loan amount to buy a parcel of land which is being probed by the ED. Lalu Prasad , who is now in jail , was questioned by the CBI previous year. The ED is probing several cases involving Lalu and his family. Bharti and Kumar are being investigated for allegations that they acquired benami ownership of land at subsidised rates. (more...)
Trump Accuses Russia of Helping North Korea Evade Sanctions Trump Accuses Russia of Helping North Korea Evade Sanctions
- January 19, 2018

It also would have required countries using North Korean laborers to repatriate them no later than 12 months from the adoption of the resolution, as these workers send significant amounts of money home to North Korea. "We have to make the most" of the opportunity, she said. It also requires oil for its intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear program. "Given common aspirations for North Korea's participation in the PyeongChang (Olympics) and the successful hosting of it, I don't think ... (more...)
Modi-Abbasi meeting unlikely at WEF session in Davos Modi-Abbasi meeting unlikely at WEF session in Davos
- January 19, 2018

He added: "The Prime Minister's upcoming visit to Davos is very short. This is a sign that we engage with the globe". This year, the theme of the meet is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World". Pakistan PM Abbasi and Pakistan Peoples Party chairperson Bilawal Bhutto are also scheduled to attend the annual WEF meet next week. The proposed agreement covers trade in goods and services, investments, trade facilitation, customs cooperation, protection of intellectual property and public ... (more...)
Police snow warning for Falkirk 'Get home as early as possible' Police snow warning for Falkirk 'Get home as early as possible'
- January 19, 2018

Britain's Met Office has issued amber "be prepared" warnings of snow and ice for south-west Scotland and Northern Ireland until early Wednesday. The Borders and West Lothian will also be affected. The transport minister Humza Yousaf advised people to plan journeys and watch travel updates. "This will impact on the AM and PM rush hour and throughout the day". (more...)
In Mumbai, an Oscars-style selfie for Israel PM taken by Amitabh In Mumbai, an Oscars-style selfie for Israel PM taken by Amitabh
- January 19, 2018

Moshe and the Israeli PM inaugurated 26/11 memorial at Chabad House. Bilateral trade topped $5 billion a year ago, and Prime Minister Netanyahu and PM Modi repeatedly spoke of their desire for more . Israeli PM, Benjamin Netanyahu's current visit to India has brought forth many new deals and alliances between India and Israel. Israel is asking Indian filmmakers to produce movies in the Middle Eastern country. (more...)
Kriti Sanon starts 2018 in Kriti Sanon starts 2018 in
- January 19, 2018

She is also famous in Bollywood film industry and acted in the movies like Dilwale and Raabta. Kriti was last seen in "Bareeli Ki Barfi" alongside Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao. Sharing an image of the calendar shoot on her Instagram profile, Kriti Sanon added, "The sexiest way to start 2018! Here's my shot from #dabbooratnanicalendar2018", she says. (more...)
Deadly storm claims 8 lives in Germany Deadly storm claims 8 lives in Germany
- January 19, 2018

A 59-year-old man was killed by a falling tree and several people were injured in similar incidents throughout the country following the arrival of storm in the morning. The DB issued an apology for the inconvenience, but said it was unable to offer an estimate of when regular service would resume. So far, extreme wind-strengths of up to 130 kilometers per hour have already been measured at higher elevations in Western Germany. (more...)
Couple Charged With Torturing, Abusing Their Children Couple Charged With Torturing, Abusing Their Children
- January 19, 2018

The only thing the children were permitted to do was to write in their journals - the authorities found hundreds of them in the home and expect they will provide crucial evidence in court. The victims were provided with food and beverages after they claimed to be starving . While the parents bought food, including pies, they would not let the children eat them, according to NBC News . (more...)
Riverside parents plead not guilty to torture, abuse charges Riverside parents plead not guilty to torture, abuse charges
- January 19, 2018

David Turpin, 57, and his wife, 49, were hit with 12 counts of torture , 12 of false imprisonment, six of child abuse and six of abuse of a dependent adult at a court hearing in the city of Riverside. Hestrin said that one of the only things the children were allowed to do while in their rooms or chained up is to write in journals, which have been recovered by investigators who are "combing through them for evidence". (more...)
Most Americans Think It's Racist To Talk About Immigrants From 'Shithole Countries'
- January 19, 2018

Hopes of a deal to keep the government open beyond a Friday deadline have been complicated by lingering mistrust following the Oval Office meeting, during which, according to several people familiar with the gathering, Trump used vulgar terms to describe poor countries sending immigrants to the United States. (more...)
Clock Ticks Down to Possible US Government Shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump taking office. "The short-term bill that House Republicans passed tonight simply doesn't meet the test of basic governance". Instead, the president shot down the Chip provision in a Thursday morning tweet . Some Republicans voted against the resolution protesting the constant short-term funding process that makes it hard for the Department of Defense to budget long term. (more...)
Russian pollster stops publishing results on elections Russian pollster stops publishing results on elections
- January 19, 2018

Results of the research also showed that Pavel Grudinin , a farmer supported by the Russian Communist Party, might get 7.6 per cent of votes, while Vladimir Zhirinovsky , leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, might get 4.2 per cent, Xinhua news agency reported . (more...)
David and Louise Turpin plead not guilty: Abuse of 13 children detailed David and Louise Turpin plead not guilty: Abuse of 13 children detailed
- January 19, 2018

The Turpins, aged 57 and 49, appeared in court yesterday. When officers from the Perris Police Department and Riverside County Sheriff's Department met with the girl, they thought she was only 10 years old because she was slightly emaciated. (more...)
Good morning, North Bay! Good morning, North Bay!
- January 19, 2018

East wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Dux said there were good signs that some areas could see 4 inches of snow - and other parts of the state may even see 6 inches or more. (more...)
Snow Storm, No Bells & Whistles Snow Storm, No Bells & Whistles
- January 19, 2018

Earlier forecasts called for a little more than 2 inches. Skiers can rejoice. The Poconos look to see as much as a half-foot of snow on its resorts. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Saturday night - A chance of rain. Low around 29. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 miles per hour after midnight. (more...)
Parsons Green bombing: Accused pleads not guilty Parsons Green bombing: Accused pleads not guilty
- January 19, 2018

The man accused of planting a bomb on the London Underground that detonated at Parsons Green Station on 15 September previous year has denied responsibility, according to LBC News. Ahmad Hasan Mohammad Ali denied a charge of attempted murder at the Old Bailey on Friday. The explosives charge states that he "maliciously caused by means of triacetone triperoxide (TATP) or other explosive substance an explosion of a nature likely to endanger life or to cause serious injury to property". (more...)
Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander
- January 19, 2018

Although they were married in a civil ceremony in 2010, they were prevented from having a church wedding by the devastating quake that struck Chile that year - on the day of their wedding. I have married 40 couples.' But a Pope never married somebody on a flight". These were Ignacio Cueto, owner of LatAm airlines who is the couple's boss and who was also best man and Mgr Mauricio Rueda. (more...)
US House passes stopgap spending bill to avoid govt shutdown US House passes stopgap spending bill to avoid govt shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Mitch McConnell , the Senate Republican Majority Leader, said the House bill provides for four weeks of funding, enough to allow talks to continue "without throwing the government into disarray for no reason". Some Democrats in that chamber - especially those considering a White House run - are expected to oppose any spending measure that does not protect the young immigrants. (more...)
Will Amazon really go to Canada? Don't count Toronto out Will Amazon really go to Canada? Don't count Toronto out
- January 19, 2018

More than 15 states and cities turned down requests from The Associated Press to detail the promises they've made. The company expects to make a final decision some time this year. "As these cities woo and grovel, they are basically communicating this idea that we should want Amazon to be bigger and more powerful in our economy", Mitchell said. (more...)
Senator compares Trump to Stalin, invokes LDS hymn Senator compares Trump to Stalin, invokes LDS hymn
- January 19, 2018

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), also took aim at the president's press attacks in an op-ed published Tuesday night in the Washington Post , saying "Trump's attempts to undermine the free press also make it more hard to hold repressive governments accountable". (more...)
Two women killed in head-on crash in Grand Forks County Two women killed in head-on crash in Grand Forks County
- January 19, 2018

The crash happened around 10:45 this morning on Highway 15, 12 miles west of Thompson. Authorities believe road conditions made it hard to navigate the turns. The car's driver, 19-year-old Brenden Myron of Northwood, and the minivan's driver, 59-year-old Scott Grund of Hatton, were taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks with non-life threatening injuries. (more...)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan looked gorgeous together at an event Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan looked gorgeous together at an event
- January 19, 2018

Although we agree this picture nowhere confirms if Ash and Vivek met or even exchanged a formal greeting considering they are standing far away from each other but the fact that they have made it to a pic after so many years does raise eyebrows. (more...)
Senate Pushes Shutdown Fight to Final Day Senate Pushes Shutdown Fight to Final Day
- January 19, 2018

Republicans hold a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate and most legislation, including spending bills or an immigration deal, require 60 votes for passage. King went on to say he might vote for a very short-term funding bill that would last a few days, in order to pass a budget to cover the rest of the year. (more...)
Trump warns of immigration threat to national security Trump warns of immigration threat to national security
- January 19, 2018

The president also said that there will be no more diversity lottery visa. When the Senate approved a similar short-term spending bill in December, 17 Democrats plus ME independent Angus King voted to keep the government open. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said he hopes his caucus - which has 20 more votes than needed to approve legislation - will pass a spending bill to fund the government through February 16, without Democrats and despite defections by conservative GOP members. (more...)
Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' Quotes Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' Quotes
- January 19, 2018

Insiders in Washington believe the subpoena may also be a negotiating tactic to convince him to sit down and talk face-to-face with Mueller. The congressional subpoena came the same day The New York Times reported that Mr Bannon - a former far-right media executive and recently scorned political adversary of the president's - has been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a federal grand jury. (more...)
Donald Trump reveals the winners of his 'fake news awards' Donald Trump reveals the winners of his 'fake news awards'
- January 19, 2018

This partisan split perhaps explains why Trump made a decision to create his "fake news" awards in the first place. Turning the tables on the president, Mr Flake accused him of leading an "unrelenting daily assault" on the free press, even as his White House coined the term "alternative facts" - "as justification for what used to be called old-fashioned falsehoods". (more...)
2.6 magnitude quake rattles Midcoast area 2.6 magnitude quake rattles Midcoast area
- January 19, 2018

Scott MacMaster, police chief in Richmond, told centralmaine.com that his department was inundated with calls from people expressing concern about a "rumble and boom", but nobody had reported damage. The two faults are believed to be linked, which means that both could someday rupture together, resulting in a significantly more destructive temblor than previously thought. (more...)
Two fishermen missing after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne Two fishermen missing after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne
- January 19, 2018

The alarm was raised at around 6pm after HM Coastguard received an emergency call and distress alert from a vessel in Loch Fyne. Crews resumed their search at 8am on Friday after a Campbeltown RNLI Lifeboat was sent out overnight, along with a number of commercial vessels. (more...)
Haitians Protest Trump Over 'S--thole' Remark in Florida Haitians Protest Trump Over 'S--thole' Remark in Florida
- January 19, 2018

The crowd was swathed in bright reds and blues of the Haitian national flag. The protest was a first for 27-year-old Sheena Marceline, a nursing student from West Palm Beach. We are not bad people. Trump declared Sunday night that "I'm not a racist". "But he's [Trump] just been very disrespectful", Marceline said. Trump called the White House a dump, and African countries "shitholes", but it was his private club Mar-a-Lago that was cited for 15 code violations that pose a serious threat ... (more...)
Trump accuses Russian Federation of assisting N. Korea in violation of sanctions Trump accuses Russian Federation of assisting N. Korea in violation of sanctions
- January 19, 2018

It said the delegation will include a 230-member cheering group, a 30-member taekwondo demonstration team, and journalists, athletes and officials. Kim's unexpected offer earlier this month to send a delegation to the games in Pyeongchang must be seen through that lens. (more...)

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