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Nine footballers from Saudi Arabia to play in Spain on loan Nine footballers from Saudi Arabia to play in Spain on loan
- January 22, 2018

Spain , on the other hand, will gain more ground on popularity in the Middle East region. Saudi Arabia will play Egypt in their final group match at the World Cup. In the second tier, four clubs (Valladolid, Numancia, Rayo and Sporting with their particular player set to play with the "B" team) will have Saudi born players in their ranks. (more...)
'Defiance Disorder': Another new book describes chaos in Trump's White House 'Defiance Disorder': Another new book describes chaos in Trump's White House
- January 22, 2018

That's really small, '" she said. But Spicer marched out to berate the coverage of the inauguration in his first of many tense press briefings. After Spicer's confrontational statements, Kurtz wrote, Trump made a "rare admission" that he slipped up. (more...)
Emergency official: Five missing after Oklahoma rig explosion Emergency official: Five missing after Oklahoma rig explosion
- January 22, 2018

Five of those people remain missing. The explosion reportedly occurred at an oil rig west of Quinton. The OHP said firefighters planned to bring nitroglycerin to the site which would apparently be used to try to blow the flames out. "We appreciate everybody's help because it's a bad deal", Morris said. A local emergency dispatcher said the sheriff, undersheriff and county emergency management director are all on the scene. (more...)
African ambassadors condemn Trump remarks as 'racist' African ambassadors condemn Trump remarks as 'racist'
- January 22, 2018

Trump in a Tuesday Twitter post said: "We need to keep America safe, including moving away from a random chain migration and lottery system, to one that is merit-based". "Could it have been either word then?" a reporter asked Durbin . The Kentucky lawmaker said Monday that defending the president earned him hateful abuse online. (more...)
Trump Has Soured on Wilbur Ross, Who Can't Stay Awake at Meetings Trump Has Soured on Wilbur Ross, Who Can't Stay Awake at Meetings
- January 22, 2018

A deal to open the Chinese market to American beef that was panned as lackluster outside the administration was also laughed at within, Axios said. "Wilbur is so famous on Wall Street he only needs one name", the president reportedly bragged in a meeting during those first tender months. (more...)
Dems align on plan to fund gov't, end shutdown Dems align on plan to fund gov't, end shutdown
- January 22, 2018

While many Senate Democrats remain entrenched in their opposition to any funding deal that doesn't include a DACA fix, a growing number of moderate lawmakers are wary of an extended shutdown fight. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said Tuesday there is no reason "why Congress should hold government funding hostage over the issue of illegal immigration", referring to reports Democrats might not support a stopgap spending bill this week if protection for Dreamers is not tied to ... (more...)
German Nurse Who Killed Patients Indicted in nearly 100 More Killings German Nurse Who Killed Patients Indicted in nearly 100 More Killings
- January 22, 2018

Niels Hoegel is now serving a life sentence for two murders, while authorities said back in November that he may have killed a total of over 100 patients in the course of several years. In three additional cases investigators deemed suspicious, tests didn't produce enough evidence to add them to the charge sheet. He used different drugs while attempting to resuscitate patients, said prosecutor Martin Koziolek, according to Time magazine . (more...)
Mulvaney: Chances of government shutdown are '50-50′ Mulvaney: Chances of government shutdown are '50-50′
- January 22, 2018

According to the budget director, "the Obama administration weaponized the shutdown in 2013" for political purposes - but President Donald Trump's administration wouldn't do the same. "So when you only have 51 votes in the Senate than you have to have Democrat support in order to ... fund the government". During a White House briefing on Saturday, Mulvaney said the administration was taking the closing on a day-by-day basis. (more...)
White House doctor gives Trump clean bill of health White House doctor gives Trump clean bill of health
- January 22, 2018

Trump's physical health has drawn scrutiny for some time. "He said , 'I want you to get out there and I want you to talk to them and I want you to answer every single question they have, ' " Jackson said. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", Jackson said. Bennett's Jackson responds, "We did do a cognitive exam at the president's request and he passed it with flying colors". (more...)
Mulvaney: Dems Want Trump to Give SOTU During Shutdown Mulvaney: Dems Want Trump to Give SOTU During Shutdown
- January 22, 2018

The program protects about 800,000 immigrants - known as "Dreamers" - brought to the United States illegally by their parents from deportation. "Keep in mind, these are people aged 16-36 with work permits, which means they do not have any criminal background". (more...)
Dozens injured in Cypress Hills apartment building fire Dozens injured in Cypress Hills apartment building fire
- January 22, 2018

A total of 32 people were hurt, including some firefighters who suffered cuts and bruises. All of the injuries were considered non-life threatening, mostly inhalation of smoke. Heavy smoke spread through the building, with many residents going to windows or fire escapes to get fresh air. "Someone said 'there's a fire, ' so I looked outside and opened my door and I saw smoke in the hallway", the witness said at the scene. (more...)
Ocado announces Canada partnership with Sobeys for online grocery business Ocado announces Canada partnership with Sobeys for online grocery business
- January 22, 2018

The FTSE 250 firm announced a separate global deal in early June, but it has so far kept the customer anonymous. This weighed on its shares and attracted the attention of short sellers. Sobeys had recorded sales of C$23.8 billion previous year. However, it said that profitability of its Ocado Solutions business is "likely to grow" from full-year 2019 onward thanking to rising fees from its existing deals, and "as other deals are signed". (more...)
President Akufo-Addo to attend inauguration of President-elect George Weah President Akufo-Addo to attend inauguration of President-elect George Weah
- January 22, 2018

Like US president Donald Trump , Weah has taken to Twitter to get his message across. He will be taking the top job at a time attempt in the Presidential race. Weah defeated incumbent Vice-President, Joseph Boakai, with 61.5 per cent of the total votes cast, representing a total of 732,185 votes in the election conducted by the National Elections Commission of Liberia . (more...)
'Florida is different,' Interior Secretary Zinke says, defending oil drilling exemption 'Florida is different,' Interior Secretary Zinke says, defending oil drilling exemption
- January 22, 2018

Zinke's announcement about keeping Florida off the table, made during a Tallahassee news conference with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, will be part of the department's analysis as it completes the five-year plan, Cruickshank said. Scott is a friend and ally of President Donald Trump, and Trump has urged him to run for the Senate. Later that same day, Nelson filed legislation to permanently ban drilling off of Florida's coast. (more...)
Pay attention to US-UK rapport, Rex Tillerson says
- January 22, 2018

Tillerson was greeted by U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson as workers finished planting shrubs in the grounds of the new embassy. The pair talked about Yemen and Turkey's assault on Kurdish militia in Syria. The new building is slightly outside central London in an area south of the River Thames which is being regenerated, unlike its predecessor, which was in a plush quarter in the heart of the British capital. (more...)
Suspect in Custody After Texas School Shooting Suspect in Custody After Texas School Shooting
- January 22, 2018

Italy High School was temporarily on lockdown, but students are being evacuated to a nearby building as the investigation continues. Police report that a person is in custody Monday morning after opening fire at a Texas high school in Ellis County. (more...)
Russia's Lavrov: Kurdish Representatives Invited to Syria Sochi Congress Russia's Lavrov: Kurdish Representatives Invited to Syria Sochi Congress
- January 22, 2018

In Lavrov's opinion, this proves once again the existence of a plan by the USA and the US-led coalition to save the Nusra Front with the aim of using it for changing the existing regime in Syria. He added that the USA has been "discouraging the Kurds from dialogue" with the Syrian regime and "fomenting separatist sentiment" among them shows "lack of understanding of the situation or a deliberate provocation". (more...)
School Choice Week raises awareness of education options in Iowa School Choice Week raises awareness of education options in Iowa
- January 22, 2018

The public awareness effort is created to shine a light on all the education options available to families in Northwest Arkansas. Events and activities will include open houses, parent appreciation breakfasts, pep rallies, art shows, information nights, and outdoor adventures at schools. (more...)
Review of cases of second time stone pelting offenders under consideration: Mehbooba Review of cases of second time stone pelting offenders under consideration: Mehbooba
- January 22, 2018

She said, "Country is on path of development, it is what PM talks about, but opposite is happening in our state". Appealing both PM Modi and Pakistan for turning Kashmir into a battleground, Mufti said, 'I appeal to PM (Modi) and to Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir ko jung ka akhada mat banaiye, dosti ka pul banaiye'. (more...)
TSA: Cargo From 5 Muslim-Majority Countries to Require Stricter Screening TSA: Cargo From 5 Muslim-Majority Countries to Require Stricter Screening
- January 22, 2018

Six airlines - EgyptAir, Royal Jordanian, Qatar, Saudi, Emirates and Etihad - serving the USA from seven airports are now required to comply with Air Cargo Advance Screening protocols. The TSA is starting stricter cargo screenings on some flights because of growing concern about terrorists getting a bomb onto planes headed for the U.S. (more...)
Delhi Police arrest alleged mastermind of 2008 Gujarat blasts Delhi Police arrest alleged mastermind of 2008 Gujarat blasts
- January 22, 2018

Abdul Subhan Qureshi, alias Touqeer - the mastermind of 2008 Gujarat serial blast - has been arrested from Delhi after a decade long hunt. He is also accused of being a commander of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India ( SIMI ) terrorist group, which later launched the Indian Mujahideen terrorist group with the help of other terrorists. (more...)
MI doctor who came to U.S. in 1979 detained by ICE MI doctor who came to U.S. in 1979 detained by ICE
- January 22, 2018

Doctor Lukasz Niec works at Bronson Healthcare in Kalamazoo. Adults with green cards must carry them at all times, according to ICE. "He doesn't even speak Polish", Niec-Villaire said . Niec-Villaire, an attorney, told the outlet that her family left Poland in 1979 for a "better life". His wife, Rachelle Burkart-Niec, added: 'He's an excellent physician, he's loving, he's caring, he's an honorable husband and he's always helping others.' The couple has two children. (more...)
Trump's ideas may force the introspection Davos needs Trump's ideas may force the introspection Davos needs
- January 22, 2018

Oxfam, which has sought for several years sought to highlight the problem of inequality on the eve of the World Economic Forum, said that without action, the populist and nationalist tides around the world will only become more acute. Along with Ramaphosa and business leaders , other South Africans going include finance minister Malusi Gigaba; minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation Jeff Radebe; minister of economic development Ebrahim Patel; minister of trade and ... (more...)
Agenda of French FM's Talks in Iran Not Fixed Yet: Spokesman Agenda of French FM's Talks in Iran Not Fixed Yet: Spokesman
- January 22, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump on January 12 told Britain, France , and Germany to "fix" what he called "disastrous flaws" in the deal, which was signed under his predecessor, Barack Obama. "Presented the right way, it could be just enough to allow Trump to claim a diplomatic victory and sign legislation from Congress", said a senior European Union diplomat. (more...)
Massive East China Sea Oil Spill Triples in Size Massive East China Sea Oil Spill Triples in Size
- January 22, 2018

Last week, the SOA announced that the slicks covered 100 square kilometers, which indicates that the slicks have since tripled in size. Some experts earlier feared the ' unprecedented ' spill could be the worst since the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. (more...)
Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea
- January 22, 2018

About 350 people took part in the exercise conducted at subway stations and an amusement park in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward. Japan's capital has held its first evacuation drill in decades, as residents scrambled for cover in subway stations and underground basements. (more...)
`I`m not a racist`, US President Donald Trump defends slur
- January 22, 2018

Mr Trump also said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. The president, in the meeting, also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the USA, according to people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. (more...)
Hwy 101 now open through Montecito, one day earlier than planned Hwy 101 now open through Montecito, one day earlier than planned
- January 22, 2018

The highway was closed after a major rainstorm ravaged the Thomas Fire burn area of Santa Barbara County on January 9. The storm, which devastated the Montecito area in the aftermath of the Thomas Fire, destroyed 115 single-family homes and damaged another 242. (more...)
What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone
- January 22, 2018

Thanks to Trump's highly publicized outburst, Graham said in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing , Democrats have refused to strike a deal to protect undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S.as children-ideally, for Republicans, in exchange for funding to build a border wall. (more...)
Merkel readies for intense German coalition talks after tight SPD vote Merkel readies for intense German coalition talks after tight SPD vote
- January 22, 2018

Given the collapse of government coalition talks in November, the willingness of the SPD to enter formal coalition talks with the CDU has thrown Merkel a political lifeline. Had the Social Democrats voted against opening negotiations, Merkel would have faced forming a minority government — which she has indicated she is not interested in doing — or a new election would have had to be called. (more...)

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