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U.S. supports freedom? Not for the Palestinians U.S. supports freedom? Not for the Palestinians
- January 22, 2018

A week ago Abbas denounced Trump's efforts to resolve the long-running conflict as the "slap of the century" and caused alarm by saying Israel had sunk the so-called Oslo accords that underpin the stalled peace process. During his speech Netanyahu also welcomed Pence's imminent arrival. The brief exchange was part of an incredibly warm welcome for Pence in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Trump is behind Putin and Xi in the global popularity contest Trump is behind Putin and Xi in the global popularity contest
- January 22, 2018

The poll suggests Trump's "America First" policies and attitudes are weakening approval of USA leadership around the world, but also close to home. "Despite a tumultuous first year in office, our polling shows an uptick in Republican voters who think Trump is doing an excellent job as president", said Morning Consult co-founder and Chief Research Officer Kyle Dropp, per Politico. (more...)
Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC
- January 22, 2018

Justice Arun Mishra's recusal last week came after four of the most senior SC judges alleged that the Chief Justice was arbitrarily assigning important cases to select benches headed by junior SC judges. BJP President Shah, who is among the accused in the case, was the home minister of Gujarat when the alleged fake encounter took place. Two months ago, judge Loya's relatives said his death was unnatural. (more...)
Second Women's March Since Trump Inauguration Sees Larger Turnout in Many Cities
- January 22, 2018

In the 1994 film, Portman played a young girl taken in by a hit man after her family is killed. Thousands of Canadian women looked to the future while acknowledging the past on Saturday as they took to the streets for a second co-ordinated round of protest marches. (more...)
Women's march draws massive crowds across the US
- January 22, 2018

The march represents a peaceful protest for equality as women walk to end violence and protect reproductive and civil rights, among other issues. That total exceeded both expectations on turnout as well as the attendance at last year's march, organizers said. (more...)
Iran nuclear deal can not survive if U.S. pulled out - Russian FM Iran nuclear deal can not survive if U.S. pulled out - Russian FM
- January 22, 2018

President Donald Trump on Friday agreed to again waive U.S. nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, but demanded that USA lawmakers and European allies fix the "disastrous flaws" in the deal. Lavrov again pushed a Russian-Chinese "roadmap for an exclusively peaceful settlement" of the North Korea nuclear issue. Concerns regarding the implementation of the nuclear deal should be addressed "through the mechanisms established by the agreement", Guterres said in the statement marking two years since ... (more...)
Nick Foles throws three touchdown passes as Eagles rout Vikings Nick Foles throws three touchdown passes as Eagles rout Vikings
- January 22, 2018

Meanwhile, the Eagles were hunting for a chance at for their first franchise Super Bowl win. Keenum has done the most to help his overall future as it seems likely that he will be the Vikings quarterback moving forward. Foles was able to move around long enough to be able to deliver the deep pass. The wait was worth it, judging by the volume inside the Linc. This city deserves it, man. (more...)
Spanish government refuses decision by sacked Catalonia leader to rule remotely Spanish government refuses decision by sacked Catalonia leader to rule remotely
- January 22, 2018

Danish authorities have not yet said whether they plan to turn Puigdemont over to Spanish officials. The Catalan leader's trip to Copenhagen is his first since he fled to Belgium. "At least now I can do things that I wouldn't be able to do in prison", he said, referring to the help that "new technologies" could provide. Despite under 50 percent of Catalonians voting, the Catalan Parliament still declared Catalonia independent - which prompted the Spanish government in Madrid to ... (more...)
Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades
- January 22, 2018

The previous record for murders in Mexico was 22,409, in 2011. The Interior Department, which posted the number, reported the country's homicide rate was 20.5 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2017, compared to 19.4 in 2011. Baja California Sur, home to the twin resort towns of Los Cabos, had a rate of 69.1. They include Guerrero in the south, where tourists have enjoyed the bay of Acapulco, and Veracruz in the east. (more...)
Explosion at pork stall in Thailand's market kills 3, wounds 22 Explosion at pork stall in Thailand's market kills 3, wounds 22
- January 22, 2018

Monday's attack in the southern province of Yala was the first of its kind for months in the region, where ethnic Malay Muslims have been fighting for autonomy . At least two bodies lay slumped over debris in the narrow alleyway, surrounded by chunks of torn corrugated roofing, destroyed motorbikes and market stalls. (more...)
'N. Korea's Participation will Contribute to Successful Hosting of Olympics' 'N. Korea's Participation will Contribute to Successful Hosting of Olympics'
- January 22, 2018

Television footage showed seven officials led by Ms Hyon Song Wol, leader of the North's popular all-female Moranbong Band, crossing the heavily fortified border by bus before arriving at Seoul train station about an hour later. Later Sunday, wearing a dark winter coat and fur scarf and with half her hair tied to the back, she looked more serious. Some specific Olympic plans, including marching under a unity flag and forming a joint women's ice hockey team, have proven controversial, with ... (more...)
U.S. doughnut-eating champ charged with stealing from Dunkin' Donuts U.S. doughnut-eating champ charged with stealing from Dunkin' Donuts
- January 22, 2018

The suspect faces charges of felony breaking and entering, felony safe cracking and felony larceny. In 2016, Orlando police a Florida man because they thought the icing from his Krispy Kreme doughnut on his steering wheel was methamphetamine. (more...)
A DACA Deal Is in the Works, With or Without Trump A DACA Deal Is in the Works, With or Without Trump
- January 22, 2018

Sen. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, allowed people who illegally came to the United States as children with their parents to stay if they met certain criteria. "He said we came on different ships, but we're all in the same boat now". But Democrats, under the plan being developed in the House, would win an unrelated high-priority item: a six-year reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), according to lawmakers. (more...)
White House comment line blames Democrats for shutdown White House comment line blames Democrats for shutdown
- January 22, 2018

In the meantime, you can leave a comment for the president at www.whitehouse.gov/contact. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. (more...)
Dominant New Zealand defeat Pakistan in first T20I Dominant New Zealand defeat Pakistan in first T20I
- January 22, 2018

Babar was the last man out for 41, with two balls remaining in the innings, while Hasan (23) distinguished himself with a huge six to see Pakistan pass their lowest T20 score of 74 set against Australia six years ago. With this win, New Zealand would be hoping to seal the series in the second Twenty20 worldwide at Auckland on January 25. Southee finished with the best New Zealand figures of three for 13 while Seth Rance took three for 26. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp: Emre Can's thinking? Look, I just don't know
- January 22, 2018

There's a worry that spending the rest of the season as a bit part player, or even in the stands, could be the punishment dished out by Liverpool if they find out Can has already committed to Juventus. "Since then it has clicked and he is now really back". Does he have the same free-kick as Philippe Coutinho? Klopp explained that, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, James Milner and Georginio Wijnaldum to call upon, he does not feel short in the midfield department despite losing a player of ... (more...)
DACA Troubles Could Put Spending Bill In Peril DACA Troubles Could Put Spending Bill In Peril
- January 22, 2018

While he is clearly exercised with the immigration debate, and the potential prospect of a government shutdown, the President took time out on Tuesday to savor his achievement in 2016 - a topic of which he never tires. Pressed to clarify, he repeated: "I would hope we'd have something everybody has agreed to". Trump said he had called Republican Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue and Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte to join that meeting at the White House, describing them as ... (more...)
Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown
- January 22, 2018

Congress must approve the measure, called a continuing resolution, or CR, by Friday night to prevent a shutdown . Senate Democrats last night promised to stall a vote on the measure because it does not address restoring the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects hundreds of thousands of kids from being deported. (more...)
Four-nations hockey tournament: Belgium edge past Men in Blue in final Four-nations hockey tournament: Belgium edge past Men in Blue in final
- January 22, 2018

Their first breakthrough came as early as the second minute when a circle entry fetched them a penalty-corner, created by Mandeep Singh. India's first runner Chinglensana Kangujam was ineffectively rendered by Loick Luypaert's drag flick. (more...)
3 injured in Manhattan shooting near Empire State Building 3 injured in Manhattan shooting near Empire State Building
- January 22, 2018

Two men were involved in a dispute on 31st Street between 5th and 6th Avenues around 4:45 p.m. when one of them pulled out a gun and fired several times, police said. Three men were wounded but are not said to be in life-threatening condition. Raj said the man appeared to be bleeding near his hip. "He asked me to call 911", Raj said, adding the man kept saying: "I got shot, I got shot". (more...)
Section 301 probe could lead to a large 'fine' against China Section 301 probe could lead to a large 'fine' against China
- January 22, 2018

Trump will give a State of the Union address to the U.S. Congress on January 30, and Trump "said he would be announcing some kind of action against China over trade and said he would discuss the issue" during the address, according to Reuters . (more...)
Volcano rains ash on Philippines as experts warn of violent eruption Volcano rains ash on Philippines as experts warn of violent eruption
- January 22, 2018

The lava flow in the Missi Gully on Mayon's flank has advanced to some three kilometers from the summit crater, still well within the permanent danger zone around the volcano. "Thousands are already affected and their lives will not be able to return to normal for some time - we need to help them cope with the situation", DSWD Officer-in-Charge Emmanuel Leyco said. (more...)
Women's March One Year Later
- January 22, 2018

In 2016, 94 percent of black women voted for Hillary Clinton, compared to 53 percent of white women for Trump. An official tally of attendees was not provided. who don't have the images in our media that gives them a sense of self-worth to break their silence". "How could a person publicly stand by an organization that helps to provide support for victims of sexual assault while privately preying on people who have no power?" "It's going to be a very important election this year". (more...)
Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria against US-backed militias Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria against US-backed militias
- January 22, 2018

Turkey reacted angrily to the announcement. Defence Minister Florence Parly meanwhile urged Turkey to stop its operation against Kurdish fighters who she said were a key ally against terrorism in the war-torn country. The U.S. -led coalition declined to comment on Erdogan's threats . "There is no other way", Canikli said. Yildirim says: "The U.S. must eliminate the confusion and change its stance in favor of peace and improving relations with Turkey". (more...)
Super Bowl 52 odds: Patriots vs Vikings or Eagles Super Bowl 52 odds: Patriots vs Vikings or Eagles
- January 22, 2018

The Eagles were fourth (18.4). On third down from the Eagles 15, Keenum was blindsided by rookie Derek Barnett, and the ball bounced directly to Long. What is more surprising is the duel of quarterbacks. He will be going up against left tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai - who has filled in for the injured Jason Peters since Week 7 and has allowed nine sacks. (more...)
Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Change
- January 22, 2018

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has declined 23.19% since January 21, 2017 and is downtrending. In other Scientific Games news, Director Michael J. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 19 with "Sell". RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $8100 target in Monday, June 19 report. (more...)
Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub
- January 22, 2018

About 798,368 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Check Point Software Tech Limited (NASDAQ: CHKP ) had a decrease of 10.03% in short interest. (NASDAQ:TCX). Deutsche Bancorporation Ag stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Tucows Inc. Architects has invested 0.4% in AT&T Inc. For the past month, shares are -0.97%. (more...)
Adams County deputy hit by stolen vehicle, suspect shot
- January 22, 2018

The sheriff's office said the suspects started to ram it into the marked patrol vehicle several times. When that deputy was hit, other deputies fired shots at the vehicle. One of the suspects suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital, as was the deputy who was hit by the suspects' auto. The names, ages, genders and other information about two suspects has not been released. (more...)
PPP rejects Imran's remarks about parliament PPP rejects Imran's remarks about parliament
- January 22, 2018

The rumpus began after the day's business had been concluded and the deputy speaker adjourned the session until Monday evening. Imran Khan and Sheik Rasheed had publicly cursed the parliament, on 17th January at a joint rally of PTI, PPP and PAT, for voting in support of the "corrupt" Sharifs. (more...)
New Jersey's first lady talks about sexual assault as a UVA student New Jersey's first lady talks about sexual assault as a UVA student
- January 22, 2018

Phil Murphy and wife Tammy both addressed the enthusiastic crowd; the first lady talked about being sexually assaulted while in college. Tammy Murphy says the assault happened while she was a sophomore at the University of Virginia. I tell this today not for me, but really for all of you. On Saturday, U.Va. referred questions about the incident to New Jersey's Office of the Governor, which did not respond to requests for comment. (more...)

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