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Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding' Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding'
- January 19, 2018

The U.S. military's advantage over Russian Federation and China is "eroding", according to an unclassified summary of the Pentagon's new National Defense Strategy unveiled Friday by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Washington. "If you challenge us, it will be your longest and worst day", he said. Mattis said that US defense strategy will also be shaped around halting rogue regimes such as Iran and North Korea. (more...)
Soldier lightly injured in attempted car-ramming in Jordan Valley Soldier lightly injured in attempted car-ramming in Jordan Valley
- January 19, 2018

The driver was arrested by other soldiers at the site, and is being questioned. The incident happened near the Qasr el Yahud baptism site on the Jordan River after the driver was denied entry to the site. The IDF Spokesperson's Unit issued a statement Friday saying, "An attempted terrorist ramming attack occurred a short while ago near the baptism site in Qasr Al-Yahud in the Jordan Valley ". (more...)
Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP) Lowered to "Market Perform" at BMO Capital Markets
- January 19, 2018

The stock increased 0.75% or $1.1 during the last trading session, reaching $146.86. About 637,036 shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP ) Lowered to "Market Perform" at BMO Capital Markets" was originally posted by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. (more...)
Jayamol collapses in court, says she single-handedly killed her son Jayamol collapses in court, says she single-handedly killed her son
- January 19, 2018

When the magistrate asked her the reason for this, she said the police had assaulted her but added that she doesn't have any complaints regarding it. The body was found around 200m away from the teenager's house. The court witnessed dramatic scenes where a large number of people had gathered as she fainted. "But we have booked the woman for murder charges and produced her in a court which remanded her in police custody for a couple of days for further interrogation". (more...)
Kerala: Kannur man who joined Islamic State killed in Syria, police confirms Kerala: Kannur man who joined Islamic State killed in Syria, police confirms
- January 19, 2018

A senior police official said family members received the news of Abdul Manaf's death on January 17 through Telegram messenger app. There have been reports of almost 15 persons from Kannur district who have joined the terrorist outfit over a period of time. (more...)
RSS youth hacked to death; hartal in Kannur tomorrow RSS youth hacked to death; hartal in Kannur tomorrow
- January 19, 2018

According to police, Syam Prasad was riding a bike when three masked assailants attacked him on the road near the Kommeri Goat Farm. Wounded Syam Prasad fled the spot to escape the assailants and tried seeking shelter in a house nearby. Though he was rushed to a hospital in Thalassery, he succumbed to injuries on the way. Meanwhile, Police have began the investigation. Top district police sources say, "We are probing this as a case of suspected political violence". (more...)
Russian Federation will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov Russian Federation will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov
- January 19, 2018

More than 120 nations adopted the worldwide treaty last July. The United States, France and Britain in July said in a statement the ban treaty risked "undermining the existing worldwide security architecture which contributes to the maintenance of global peace and security". (more...)
CNN's Sanjay Gupta Diagnoses Donald Trump With Heart Disease CNN's Sanjay Gupta Diagnoses Donald Trump With Heart Disease
- January 19, 2018

When asked about Trump's slurred speech, Dr. Jackson said that him and his ENT consultants "checked everything out" and that they even did an ultrasound. Next, the exam looks at a person's ability to pay attention. He tweeted: "Now his doctor says he's 75 inches". "They all say he is like a child". (more...)
Alabama finds new offensive coordinator in Mike Locksley Alabama finds new offensive coordinator in Mike Locksley
- January 19, 2018

What's seemed the most likely scenario for the past week came to fruition Friday morning when Alabama found its offensive coordinator Mike Locksley . Locksley has a good reputation as a recruiter he knows UA's personnel well. Locksley has been an offensive coordinator at IL and Maryland sandwiched around being head coach at New Mexico from 2009-11. (more...)
Oxford student Oliver Mears rape case dropped by CPS Oxford student Oliver Mears rape case dropped by CPS
- January 19, 2018

The Crown Prosecution Service said it chose to offer no evidence against Mr Mears after reviewing evidence handed to them by Surrey Police, some of which was only received last week. Cases like this aren't straightforward, but why did it take two years for charges to be brought and a further seven months for evidence to emerge that killed off an already finely-balanced prosecution? A spokesperson admitted there were flaws in the initial investigation, during which the complainant's digital ... (more...)
Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees
- January 19, 2018

In Germany, a 59-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Emmerich near the Dutch border, a spokesman for the town said. A cyclist in the Netherlands had a pretty tricky ride on Thursday as he struggled to keep moving while battling into a brutal headwind as Storm Friederike battered northern Europe . (more...)
Special counsel subpoenas former Trump aide Bannon: NYTimes Special counsel subpoenas former Trump aide Bannon: NYTimes
- January 19, 2018

They included scathing remarks about Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, for meeting during the campaign with a Russian lawyer who was said to have damaging information on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Mueller's subpoena, which was issued last week, could be a pressure tactic to induce Bannon to cooperate fully with his investigation, the Times reported. (more...)
Jeff Flake: Donald Trump Is Joseph Stalin Jeff Flake: Donald Trump Is Joseph Stalin
- January 19, 2018

Critics have seen the "awards" as another attempt by Mr Trump to undermine the free press and shout down broadcasters and newspapers who have broken revelations about him. "That also affects some senators, it affects a lot of academics, and Trump just seems to have this effect on people", Gingrich said. It's also fair to observe that the US has safeguards against actual tyranny that outstrip those of the countries where referring to " fake news media " may be quickly followed up by ... (more...)
Comey to Teach College Course on Ethical Leadership Comey to Teach College Course on Ethical Leadership
- January 19, 2018

School officials said he will teach ethical leadership during the fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 semesters with Drew Stelljes, an executive assistant professor of education and assistant vice president for student leadership at William & Mary. (more...)
GOP congressional leaders plan votes on short-term funding
- January 19, 2018

If lawmakers don't extend funding by Friday night, the government will shut down early Saturday. If the Senate approves, it would be the fourth 30-day continuing resolution passed in the last several months. When presented with the bipartisan DACA deal he'd asked for, Trump rejected it - and complained about people from "shithole" countries. But the bill's prospects in the Senate remain gloomy. (more...)
Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) Holdings Reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co
- January 19, 2018

Park West Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Scientific Games Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.90 billion market cap company. (NYSE:EVR). Great Lakes Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 35,505 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc has 39,312 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:EVR) for 5,517 shares. (more...)
Fashion for Men: Thigh-High Ugg Boots Now Available Fashion for Men: Thigh-High Ugg Boots Now Available
- January 19, 2018

The boots will reportedly retail for up anywhere from $270 to $1,380 and will be available in fall 2018. At Y/Project's Wednesday show at Paris Men's Fashion Week, the label rolled out a collaborative collection with Ugg featuring a slouchy, over-the-knee version of the brand's infamous shearling lined boot. (more...)
Texas' 'Tourniquet Killer' executed via lethal injection Texas' 'Tourniquet Killer' executed via lethal injection
- January 19, 2018

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, who as an assistant prosecutor worked the then-unsolved Estrada case, said crime scene photos showed the victim was tortured and had suffered as a stick was used to tighten a cord around her neck. But in two major death penalty cases that made their way to the U.S. Supreme Court, Ogg opted for reduced punishments. Shore's attorneys said his appeals were exhausted. (more...)
Starved, isolated, shackled: Extreme conditions faced by 13 captive children in California Starved, isolated, shackled: Extreme conditions faced by 13 captive children in California
- January 19, 2018

The children at the center of the Perris torture case who endured years of abuse and were found severely malnourished, some of them chained to beds, are now being seen by specialists within the Riverside County District Attorney's Office victim services division, but their future remains unknown, officials said Thursday. (more...)
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...)

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