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BJP MLA Sunil Kumar asks people: Do you want Rama or Allah? BJP MLA Sunil Kumar asks people: Do you want Rama or Allah?
- January 24, 2018

Kumar made the remarks reacting to comments made by Bantwal MLA and minister Ramanatha Rai recently crediting his successive elections from the constituency to the grace of Allah and secular credentials of Muslim community there. A man who has won six times says he does not want Hindu votes and now it is a matter of our honour. "This (election) is not between the Congress and BJP", he said. (more...)
Democratic Senator Will Be The First To Give Birth While In Office Democratic Senator Will Be The First To Give Birth While In Office
- January 24, 2018

Duckworth, who is 49, announced she will give birth to her second daughter in the spring. Duckworth told the Sun Times being the person "trying to pump breast milk in airports", for instance, has encouraged her to advance policies that benefit other parents. (more...)
Biden on Russia: Easy to say we should've said more Biden on Russia: Easy to say we should've said more
- January 24, 2018

Biden said at a Council on Foreign Relations event. Former Vice President Joe Biden said that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to join them in publicly condemning Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. Obama came under fire for not acting sooner, and Biden called it a "constant tightrope" on Tuesday. In the weeks leading up to the election, Biden said, then-President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMcCarthy: "No deadline on DACA" Democrats will need to ... (more...)
'We won't go': Rohingya desire dying to Myanmar return 'We won't go': Rohingya desire dying to Myanmar return
- January 24, 2018

Refugee, Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam said, "The work is not yet finished, so it is not possible to start the repatriation process". The UN human rights chief has also suggested that it may be genocide. "I don't see any problem in implementing the deal". "I asked them who they are", she said. (more...)
Turkey Defends Attacks on Syrian Kurds: 'We Are Not Afraid' Turkey Defends Attacks on Syrian Kurds: 'We Are Not Afraid'
- January 24, 2018

Syrian Kurds and allied forces have seized large swathes of territory by helping the United States and its allies to drive Islamic State militants from the area. The Turkish military said one of its soldiers was killed in the border town of Gulbaba. He was named as First Lieutenant Oguz Kaan Usta. But Turkey has claimed it got the go ahead for the campaign from Moscow. (more...)
Children leave home where they were allegedly held captive for years Children leave home where they were allegedly held captive for years
- January 24, 2018

Moving boxes were reportedly found at the residence. David and Louise Turpin were each ordered held on $12 million bail after entering their pleas Thursday and were scheduled to return to court on February 23. They allege the siblings were not allowed to use the bathroom, were allowed to take only one shower a year and were only allowed to wash their hands above the wrist. (more...)
Airstrikes Kill 150 Islamic State Militants in Syria, US Says Airstrikes Kill 150 Islamic State Militants in Syria, US Says
- January 24, 2018

The U.S. aircraft targeted ISIS headquarters where many fighters with the terror group were present, according to the statement . The air strikes took place near Al Shafah on a Daesh headquarters. The United States and Russian Federation both have military forces in Syria and have urged Turkey to show restraint in its campaign, named Operation Olive Branch, to crush the US-backed Kurdish YPG in the Afrin region on Turkey's southern border. (more...)
At least 11 injured as gunmen storm international aid agency in Afghanistan At least 11 injured as gunmen storm international aid agency in Afghanistan
- January 24, 2018

An Afghan official told global media, "A group of armed men then entered the compound". Clashes were going on at the scene, he said. According to health officials, at least 11 people have been injured in the attack. "I jumped out of the window", Amin said. " The there was a blast and the target was Save the Children ", Khogyani said, as cited by Reuters. Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar province, on the porous border with Pakistan. (more...)
Florida prosecutors seek death penalty in Tampa serial killings Florida prosecutors seek death penalty in Tampa serial killings
- January 24, 2018

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III is charged with four counts of first-degree murder . A prosecutor's pursuit of justice should be tempered by mercy. In the end, he said, all of the families were OK with proceeding with the death sentence. "After reviewing the evidence, analyzing the legal factors, speaking with the victim's families, and taking the time for the quiet reflection that this tremendous decision demands", Warren said Tuesday morning, "I've determined that for the murders of Benjamin ... (more...)
Despite State of Emergency, Jamaica Insists It's Still Open for Business Despite State of Emergency, Jamaica Insists It's Still Open for Business
- January 24, 2018

The resorts of Montego Bay , part of St. James Parish , where authorities have been given the go-ahead to ramp up security. The police and military forces have the power to search, curtail operating hours of businesses, set curfews and detain suspected persons without a warrant. (more...)
Philippine volcano Mount Mayon erupts Philippine volcano Mount Mayon erupts
- January 24, 2018

The danger zone around the crater has been expanded from 6km (3.7m) to 8km (5m), but some residents have still tried to sneak back to their homes to check on them and even watch a popular cockfight in Albay province's Santo Domingo town. Ash has started to cover Guinobatan, which lies 13 kilometers away from Mayon, said Mayor Ann Onjoco. Mayon has always been popular with climbers and tourists but has erupted about 50 times in the last 500 years, sometimes violently. (more...)
CBI court convicts Lalu in third Fodder Scam case CBI court convicts Lalu in third Fodder Scam case
- January 24, 2018

This case pertains to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal from the Chaibasa treasury in the early 1990s. Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra also found guilty by Special CBI court in Ranchi, according to news agency ANI . He also asked judge Shivpal Singh, who is hearing one of the two other fodder scam cases, the Dumka treasury case, to be "lenient" next time. The Rs 900 crore fodder scam, probed by the CBI, relates to fraudulent withdrawal of public funds from different government ... (more...)
Tony Perkins on Trump's 'Mulligan': Evangelical Assist Not Unconditional Tony Perkins on Trump's 'Mulligan': Evangelical Assist Not Unconditional
- January 24, 2018

Perkins, an arch-conservative evangelical and noted fanatical nutcase , said that Trump's willingness to stand up for his religion is what has allowed christians to ignore his history: we "were exhausted of being kicked around by Barack Obama and his leftists". (more...)
Sexual harassment is systemic and unacceptable, Trudeau tells Davos Sexual harassment is systemic and unacceptable, Trudeau tells Davos
- January 24, 2018

President Donald Trump, who is expected to address the gathering after the Canadian leader is scheduled to leave. "People have been taken advantage of, losing their jobs and their livelihoods". "Regrettably, they are the big market so we need some advantage, otherwise investment tends to flow in their direction". "As women speak up it is our responsibility to listen". (more...)
Gujarat: Protestors vandalise mall, torch vehicles in Ahmedabad to protest against 'Padmaavat' Gujarat: Protestors vandalise mall, torch vehicles in Ahmedabad to protest against 'Padmaavat'
- January 24, 2018

In Porbandar, Mahatama Gandhi's birthplace, Kalvi said that when so many people from all walks of life were standing firm against the film, it will be a "huge insult for all of us" if it releases on January 25. On Sunday, thousands of women carrying swords took out a 'Chetavani Rally' (warning march) in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town to stop the release of Padmaavat or else be prepared for 'jauhar' (committing suicide by jumping into fire) by them. (more...)
Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours
- January 24, 2018

Trump past year announced that he was ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA , but gave Congress until March 5 to come up with a legislative fix. Democrats have sought to use the spending bill to win concessions, including protections for roughly 700,000 younger immigrants. Activists said they planned to make their feelings known at the ballot box, targeting Republicans who have railed against illegal immigration as well as moderate Democrats who ... (more...)
Car Bombings Kill More Than Two Dozen People in Libya Car Bombings Kill More Than Two Dozen People in Libya
- January 24, 2018

Around 10 to 15 minutes later, after security and health officials had arrived on the scene, a second more powerful blast was detonated from a Mercedes parked on the opposite side of the street. Security and health officials were present at the scene when the second explosion took place. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombings. (more...)
Text-gate: Missing messages from 5 critical months; Gowdy challenges FBI's objectivity Text-gate: Missing messages from 5 critical months; Gowdy challenges FBI's objectivity
- January 24, 2018

The probe will next turn its attention to Trump, with the Washington Post reporting that Mueller wants to question the President in coming weeks. The FBI claims to have lost thousands of texts between FBI Agent Peter Strzok and his lover Lisa Page that revealed their anti-Trump bias. (more...)
DACA beneficiaries await Congress with uncertainty DACA beneficiaries await Congress with uncertainty
- January 24, 2018

Schumer said he and McConnell had struck a deal to advance legislation that would codify protections for 700,000 unauthorized immigrants who came to the United States as children. The Senate is now scheduled to vote at noon local time on Monday on whether to re-open the government. But the issue is linked to Trump's demands that Congress also approve funding for a wall along the 3,200-kilometer southern border with Mexico and stiffen other US immigration policies to thwart ... (more...)
These are followers of Gandhi's killers: Owaisi after shoe attack in Mumbai These are followers of Gandhi's killers: Owaisi after shoe attack in Mumbai
- January 24, 2018

Unfazed by the incident, he said: "I am willing to lay down my life for my democratic rights". Owaisi appealed Muslims to unite against this effort and said that Muslims needed to elect some people who could take up only their issues in the elected bodies. (more...)
S&WB receives thousands of calls, hundreds still without water S&WB receives thousands of calls, hundreds still without water
- January 24, 2018

Edwards and fellow interim team members Joseph Sensebe and Jade Brown Russell could not answer the committee's questions on several critical issues, including: the cost of emergency repairs that have been incurred since the August 5 flood; whether contractors hired as local workers actually operate businesses in Orleans Parish; the status current and past water leaks; an estimation of when outstanding complaints will be resolved; the number of jobs that are now unfilled, or when the ... (more...)
LLC Sells 1900 Shares of Emerson Electric Company (EMR)
- January 24, 2018

American Century Companies Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Emerson Electric by 19.4% in the first quarter. The industrial products company reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.83. (more...)
White House says Trump focused on minimizing shutdown harm White House says Trump focused on minimizing shutdown harm
- January 24, 2018

Stephanopoulos continued to grill Sanders on why the president hasn't held bipartisan meetings at the White House to lock down a deal and reopen the government - something Trump called for when President Obama was in office. "Frankly, this administration, we have said it time and time before, there was no collusion", Sanders said. Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election has hung over the White House ever since ... (more...)
Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans
- January 24, 2018

Reliance Jio has also increased data allowances for the previous 1.5GB data per day plans - all these plans now offer 2GB data per day, and also come with a discount of Rs. Meanwhile the Rs 98 tariff is launched to gain new consumers and the Jio also offers 50% more data for all existing 1GB per day packs that are increased to 1.5GB per day. (more...)
Gold Coast woman charged with murder, torture after Gold Coast woman charged with murder, torture after "complex" investigation
- January 24, 2018

It is believed the woman's children were severely disabled. She was allegedly responsible for killing her son, Jonathan Crabtree, whose body was found at an Upper Coomera home in July previous year. She is expected to be charged with murder later on Wednesday. She is also facing further charges of fraud, attempted fraud and robbery whilst armed. (more...)
South Korea rejects 'Pyongyang Olympics' criticism South Korea rejects 'Pyongyang Olympics' criticism
- January 24, 2018

A survey by SBS television station this month found 73% opposed a combined hockey team, including 82% disapproval among those in their 20s and 30s. The Winter Olympics are set for February 9-25, and the Paralympics will be held from March 9-18. (more...)
North Korea intent on building reliable nuclear arsenal: CIA North Korea intent on building reliable nuclear arsenal: CIA
- January 24, 2018

North Korea's Air Defenses: Who Wins? Pompeo said U.S. President Donald Trump has been focused on pursuing a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis, but the Central Intelligence Agency was working to give him a variety of other options. (more...)
Trump Aims To Play Salesman During Davos Economic Forum Trump Aims To Play Salesman During Davos Economic Forum
- January 24, 2018

Trump will be the first USA president to attend Davos in 20 years, giving him a chance to mingle with the same elite "globalists" that he bashed in his 2016 presidential run. Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein were due to participate in the high-profile event, where His Majesty was scheduled to meet an array of influential world and business leaders, with focus on investment and trade ties. (more...)
NBC News' pro-North Korean propaganda NBC News' pro-North Korean propaganda
- January 24, 2018

The longtime host visited the Hermit Kingdom just weeks before NBC is set to broadcast the 2018 Olympic Winter Games hosted by South Korea, with viewers slamming Holt's "one-sided coverage" as he went on a guided tour of the North's major attractions. (more...)
Trump administration wants to expand internet access in Cuba
- January 24, 2018

The U.S. Department of State on Tuesday announced the creation of the Cuba Internet Task Force aimed at increasing internet access and independent media in the island nation. Another initiative of USAID was the plan to allocate $4.3 million Dollars to subcontracted companies to set up clandestine wireless networks in Cuba, as part of the project Conmotion. (more...)

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