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Trump May Have Wanted Him Gone, But Top Republicans Back Mueller
- January 29, 2018

Collins' comments came in response to news that last June Trump moved to fire Mueller, and that White House counsel Don McGahn refused the order. "I'm disturbed about the way that [former British spy Christopher] Steele was handled", referring to Steele's opposition research dossier on President Donald Trump ."We need a special counsel to go into that area as well". (more...)
Children's services in Somerset require improvement Children's services in Somerset require improvement
- January 29, 2018

A high turnover of social workers, high caseloads and poor recording have all been blamed for "inconsistent and too slow" progress made by the county council since it was last inspected in 2014. The government took the decision to remove children's services from the council's control in October 2016, and Sandwell said its new independent children's trust will launch this April. (more...)
Pilot discovered useless after aircraft crash in Warren County Pilot discovered useless after aircraft crash in Warren County
- January 29, 2018

Saturday, and it was found early Sunday morning. Authorities say one person died after a small plane flying from OH to IL crashed in western Indiana. A helicopter arrived on scene and located the wreckage about 20 minutes later in the area of CR 575 south and SR 263. A pilot was found dead at the scene of a plane crash Sunday morning after being reported missing. (more...)
The Most Fashionable Red Carpet Looks from the 2018 Grammy Awards
- January 29, 2018

Started by Voices in Entertainment, the group sent out a letter to encourage all artists to participate. "It represents hope and peace and sympathy and resistance", she said. The choice for a white rose was made as it's the color that suffragettes wore during their protests and also the color that Hillary Clinton wore to President Trump's inauguration past year. (more...)
Syrian peace talks begin in Sochi Syrian peace talks begin in Sochi
- January 29, 2018

However, Mr Peskov said on Monday that "breakthroughs in the task of political regulation in Syria are hardly possible". He added however that under-representation will not "disrupt this congress or undermine its importance", calling the Sochi talks a "very important" step toward peace. (more...)
Breezy Monday with colder weather moving in Breezy Monday with colder weather moving in
- January 29, 2018

So we have the cold weather, but does that translate to any snowfall? We will have to watch to see if lake effect bands set up which would provide more snow to the snow belt through Tuesday . "We're also likely to see showers or longer spells of rain and some stronger winds but most likely in the north, I think more southern parts are going to fair a little bit better". (more...)
5-year-old found alone in home filled with rodents, bugs 5-year-old found alone in home filled with rodents, bugs
- January 29, 2018

Pictured, Kingsbridge-Bronx mother, Charlotte Lewis who along with her husband, Wilfred Lewis , have been charged with child endangerment after being discovered raising their four children in lurid conditions. There were also significant blood smears found in the apartment, most of it on the bathroom floors and toilet. "The parents, they looked very humble - every time they used to come in, say, 'Good morning; good evening, '" said neighbor William Villafane. (more...)
Woody Allen's new movie may be dumped Woody Allen's new movie may be dumped
- January 29, 2018

Farrow said that when she was 7 years old, Allen took her to the attic, instructed her to lie on her stomach and play with a train set while he touched her labia and vulva with his finger. After the singer posted a seemingly innocuous tweet, Farrow , the estranged daughter of controversial director, Woody Allen , responded with a scathing rebuke. (more...)
Trump rassicura Davos: Trump rassicura Davos: "America prima, non sola"
- January 29, 2018

Si tratta di una decisione "eccessiva che apparentemente costituisce una violazione delle disposizioni del Wto", ha detto il ministro del Commercio di Seul Kim Hyun-chong, Critiche anche da Pechino: per Wang Hejun, a capo dell'Ufficio indagini commerciali del ministero del Commercio cinese, è "un abuso dei rimedi commerciali". (more...)
Afghan blast toll rises to 95 dead Afghan blast toll rises to 95 dead
- January 29, 2018

Last Saturday, an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel killed at least 20 people, including 14 foreigners. Officials said the death toll would probably continue to rise as casualties were brought to hospitals for medical attention. The suicide bomber blew up the ambulance at a police checkpoint. "I was sitting in the office when suddenly an explosion happened", said eyewitness Alam, who used only his first name."Right after the explosion our office collapsed and all windows shattered". (more...)
Growth outlook lifts market mood; Sensex, Nifty scale record highs Growth outlook lifts market mood; Sensex, Nifty scale record highs
- January 29, 2018

It smashed its previous intra-day record of 11,110.10 hit on January 24. The pre-budget survey pointed out that India can be rated as among the best performing economies in the world as the average growth during last three years is around 4 percentage points higher than global growth and almost 3 percentage points higher than that of emerging markets and developing economies. (more...)
Varadkar will back reform of Republic of Ireland's abortion law
- January 29, 2018

The law does not allow for terminations in cases of rape or incest, or when there is a foetal abnormality. Different options are open to the government on what question could be asked. "I'll be campaigning for them to be changed and to be liberalised, yes", Varadkar responded. The committee also recommended abortion be available up to 12 weeks of pregnancy without a woman having to explain her decision, and that the procedure should be allowed if the life or health of the woman was at risk. (more...)
Trump Says US Could Re-Enter Paris Climate Deal Trump Says US Could Re-Enter Paris Climate Deal
- January 29, 2018

Global warming, the rise in temperature of the Earth's surface, is just one symptom of global climate change. They're at a record level'. Climate change, according to NASA , refers to "a broad range of global phenomena created predominantly by burning fossil fuels". (more...)
More than 100 dead in Kabul blast
- January 29, 2018

The raid was the latest in a wave of attacks by insurgents in Afghanistan . A massive terrorist attack in Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Jan 20 left at least 22 people killed. Police officers keep watch while a man drives his heavily damaged vehicle at a auto bomb attack site in Kabul , Afghanistan , Jan. 27, 2018.A shopkeeper looks out behind broken glass of his shop, near the site of a auto bomb attack in Kabul , Afghanistan , Jan. (more...)
Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight Mild, cloudy and quiet Monday, then light snow arrives late tonight
- January 29, 2018

A cold front will continue slowly working south and east further away from the area overnight. Even though most of Northeast Kansas will once again wake up to plenty of sunshine, that sunshine won't dominate all day. Temperatures will spike again Wednesday as deep low pressure to the north sweeps mild, Pacific air into the Midwest. Temperatures tumble tonight to around 30 degrees. (more...)
Narendra Modi asks political parties to help pass triple talaq bill Narendra Modi asks political parties to help pass triple talaq bill
- January 29, 2018

According to the victim's uncle, the woman-hailing from UP's Hapur-who was married to her rapist on the order of the village Panchayat was given instant divorce soon after the wedding, according to ANI. The last full budget before the 2019 general election will be presented on February 1. "At present, digital payments are being carried out in more than 400 schemes of the government", the President said in his address to the joint sitting of both the Houses. (more...)
Nebraska vs. Iowa - 1/27/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Nebraska vs. Iowa - 1/27/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 29, 2018

Behind a game-high 28 points from James Palmer Jr . and 23 points and 11 rebounds from Isaac Copeland , the Huskers took care of business and then some with a 98-84 victory in front of a sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena crowd. "You go on the road, you shoot 50 percent, you shoot 43 (percent) from 3, you have 20 assists and nine turns, you should be in a better position", Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said in a postgame radio interview. (more...)
Netanyahu flies to Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin Netanyahu flies to Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin
- January 29, 2018

Netanyahu will pay a brief working visit to Russian Federation, the Kremlin press service reported. Israeli jets are active in Syrian airspace and on many occasions have conducted operations in order to uphold Israel's so-called "red lines;" namely, to prevent the transfer of advanced weaponry to Iranian proxy Hizbullah and, increasingly, to thwart attempts by Tehran to establish a permanent presence in Syria. (more...)
Donald Trump called for Robert Mueller's firing a year ago, then backed off Donald Trump called for Robert Mueller's firing a year ago, then backed off
- January 29, 2018

The newspaper reported Mr Trump demanded Mr Mueller's firing just weeks after the special counsel was first appointed to investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. The slow drip of news from the Mueller investigation has grown into a waterfall as of late, briefly placating the insatiable appetite of a mainstream media desperate to take down the president of the United States by any means possible. (more...)
Sunday night fire destroys houses in Lang'ata Sunday night fire destroys houses in Lang'ata
- January 29, 2018

The National Disaster Management Unit Deputy Director Pius Masai said they fear the toll may increase as the search in the debris went on Monday. He said that they are now conducting a head count as search for more bodies continues. Nearly the entire informal has been destroyed by the inferno. Residents blamed the Nairobi County Government firefighters for not containing the situation. (more...)
Cardi B 'will find out tomorrow' if she's pregnant Cardi B 'will find out tomorrow' if she's pregnant
- January 29, 2018

According to the "Bodak Yellow" rapper , she's planning on getting married soon! "I'm feeling good, I'm feeling nervous, overwhelmed-everything!, Cardi said". "I get a little insane sometimes". Live's Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet at the 2018 Grammy Awards , the Grammy-nominated rapper delivered endless one-liners and GIF-able moments while maneuvering around an interviewer who was clearly at a loss. (more...)
First phase of pulse polio programme held in TN First phase of pulse polio programme held in TN
- January 29, 2018

In Baramulla, a total of 157326 children shall be immunized during the Ist phase of the IPPI programme in the district, for which 870 vaccination booths have been put in place. "It's the first time my child is getting polio drops", said Gayathri, who travelled from Herohalli village with her year-old daughter. For the last 14 years, there were no cases of polio reported in the state, it said. (more...)
Izzo takes hot seat in MSU sexual misconduct scandal Izzo takes hot seat in MSU sexual misconduct scandal
- January 29, 2018

The allegations were first reported Friday. Izzo was grilled by reporters over his former Student Assistant Coach Travis Walton. "Ive been through a lot more than my guys have been through", said Izzo , who turns 63 on Tuesday. Yes, Izzo and Winston are in different positions and were asked different questions. "I thought the atmosphere here was phenomenal", he said. "I wish those affected, whether you were touched by it, broken by it, shaken by whatever he did to you". (more...)
UAE President Mourns Death of his Mother Sheikha Hessa UAE President Mourns Death of his Mother Sheikha Hessa
- January 29, 2018

Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed passed away on Sunday, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs said in a statement, giving no further details. "To HH President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the death of his mother, praying to Allah the almighty to have mercy on the soul of the late and make her residence in paradise", read a statement from the Qatar News Agency . (more...)
Ottanthulal artist Kalamandalam Geethanandan passes away Ottanthulal artist Kalamandalam Geethanandan passes away
- January 29, 2018

Though he was rushed to the hospital, his life could not be saved. He was also the first Ottanthullal artiste to perform in France in 1984, said media reports. Kamaladalam and Thoovalkottaram are some of the other noted films acted by him. He was the head of Thullal department at Kerala Kalamandalam. Popular actress Kavya Madhavan learned ottam thullal from Geethanandan. (more...)
Tax evasion case: Amala Paul arrested and released! Tax evasion case: Amala Paul arrested and released!
- January 29, 2018

Crime Branch has booked a case against her as they aren't convinced with her statements. Amala , according to police, is sticking to her earlier statement that she had taken a building on rent in Puducherry for film shooting purposes. (more...)
Abdur Razzak recalled in Bangladesh squad for 1st Test against Sri Lanka Abdur Razzak recalled in Bangladesh squad for 1st Test against Sri Lanka
- January 29, 2018

Mahmud Ullah will stand in for regular captain Shakib in the Test. The 35-year-old Razzak has not played in the longest format for three years, with his last appearance coming against Sri Lanka also in Chittagong in 2014. Abdur Razzak has recently made history becoming first Bangladeshi cricketer to grab 500 wickets in the first class cricket. Mahmudullah will lead Bangladesh in absence of Shakib. (more...)
Trumps want to borrow Van Gogh painting, get golden toilet instead Trumps want to borrow Van Gogh painting, get golden toilet instead
- January 29, 2018

The Washington Post reports that Trump tried to borrow a famous painting for his private quarters last September, a practice that follows White House tradition. Maurizio Cattelan , the artist behind the work, would not speak to the art's meaning when reached by the Post. 'It is, of course, extremely valuable and somewhat fragile, but we would provide all the instructions for its installation and care, ' Spector, who has criticized Trump in the past, told the White House official. (more...)
Raila to be sworn in as President of Kenya, says NASA Raila to be sworn in as President of Kenya, says NASA
- January 29, 2018

Magaya insisted the swearing in will be done in accordance with the Assumption of Office of the President Act as well as the oaths set out in the Constitution. "We are the only ones who have legitimately made an application to use Uhuru Park". Mr Magaya said the coalition is sure that no other group was scheduled to use the park as claimed by authorities. (more...)
Deputy Ombudsman suspended, facing 'false information' charges Deputy Ombudsman suspended, facing 'false information' charges
- January 29, 2018

On September 27 a year ago, Carandang made the announcement that the Office of the Ombudsman started its probe on President Rodrigo Duterte and his family, after his staunch critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a complaint. But in January 2014, the Supreme Court, reversing its earlier ruling , denied the President disciplinary jurisdiction over a deputy ombudsman as it was unconstitutional . (more...)

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