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Poland's president signs Holocaust bill into law Poland's president signs Holocaust bill into law
- February 07, 2018

The legislation proposed by Poland's conservative ruling party has sparked a bitter dispute with Israel, which says it will infringe on free speech about the Holocaust. "The United States reaffirms that terms like " Polish death camps " are painful and misleading", said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hours after Duda's decision on Tuesday. (more...)
Dems' classified memo on Russian Federation probe Dems' classified memo on Russian Federation probe
- February 07, 2018

On the day the Nunes memo was released , Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee called the Republican-authored document a "shameful effort to discredit" the FBI, the Justice Department and Mr Mueller's investigation. Schiff has branded the GOP memo "a political hit job " and has questioned whether Nunes had coordinated with the White House in drafting the document seized on by the president to vent his grievances against the nation's premier law enforcement agencies. (more...)
Palestinian killed in clashes during Israeli raid Palestinian killed in clashes during Israeli raid
- February 07, 2018

He is the first US president to have acted on a campaign promise that was stated alike by Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama before him. "A report regarding a Palestinian being killed and several injured... is being reviewed". The Israeli daily, Haaretz , reported the Abdul-Hakim's mother is from Haifa, while his father is from Nablus, in the northern West Bank. (more...)
SpaceX To Launch 'World's Most Powerful Rocket' Falcon Heavy Today SpaceX To Launch 'World's Most Powerful Rocket' Falcon Heavy Today
- February 07, 2018

That power could potentially be used to lift as much as 141,000 pounds of cargo into orbit. During the live streaming coverage of the launch, SpaceX engineer Lauren Lyons detailed what was in the payload of the historic rocket . SpaceX on Tuesday launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time . Near the launch site on Florida's Space Coast, hotels rooms are sold out, parking lots are packed and thousands of people are anxiously awaiting the launch. (more...)
Police called to investigate burglary at Gronk's home Police called to investigate burglary at Gronk's home
- February 07, 2018

ET, Yahoo News reported . Gronkowski and the rest of the Patriots left for Minneapolis on January 29 and did not return to MA until Monday evening around 5 p.m., the station reported. The front entrance to Rob Gronkowski's home in Foxboro. "I am definitely going to look at my future for sure", said Gronkowski, who will turn 29 during the offseason. (more...)
Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins refuses to visit Trump after Super Bowl victory Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins refuses to visit Trump after Super Bowl victory
- February 07, 2018

Last week defensive end Chris Long announced his intention to bow out of the festivities well before Sunday's first snap, telling the hosts of the "Pardon My Take" podcast "No, I'm not going to the White House". Hours before Sunday's Super Bowl, Trump released a statement thanking members of the military for their service. The city of brotherly love will be celebrating the Eagles' historic Super Bowl win with a big parade Thursday. (more...)
Trump wants to shut down the government over immigration
- February 07, 2018

Q: Where is Trump's plan going on Capitol Hill? His State of the Union address last week, despite its entreaties for bipartisanship, ended up enraging immigration activists by closely linking immigrants - both legal and undocumented arrivals - with crime and terrorism. (more...)
Pa. GOP Rep Calls for Impeachment of Pa. Justices Pa. GOP Rep Calls for Impeachment of Pa. Justices
- February 07, 2018

The Pennsylvania high court ruled last month that the map of 18 districts violated the state constitution because it unfairly benefited Republicans. Other commentators expressed their agreement with Wolf, calling the impeachment push further evidence that "the Republican Party does not believe in democracy". (more...)
SpaceX landed two of its three Falcon Heavy first-stage boosters SpaceX landed two of its three Falcon Heavy first-stage boosters
- February 07, 2018

The rocket's smooth takeoff wasn't the only stunning thing about this launch. But at 7:45am this morning AEST the rocket took off from its Florida launch pad to rousing applause from the thousands jammed on surrounding beaches, bridges and roads to watch the launch. (more...)
Mattis: Proposed US Cruise Missile A Bargaining Chip With Russia Mattis: Proposed US Cruise Missile A Bargaining Chip With Russia
- February 07, 2018

In his prepared remarks, Mattis said that under the new NPR, the first since 2010, the US "remains committed to its global leadership role to reduce the number of nuclear weapons, and to fulfill existing treaty and arms control obligations". (more...)
White House says 'very comfortable' with economy despite market volatility White House says 'very comfortable' with economy despite market volatility
- February 07, 2018

Yet the rush of anxiety has obscured a fundamental fact about the US economy: It's healthy. "There's nothing that's taken place over the last couple of days in our economy that's fundamentally different than it was two weeks ago and we're very comfortable with where we are right now", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told a regular news briefing when asked about recent volatility. (more...)
Wilfried Zaha: Could miss weeks with knee injury Wilfried Zaha: Could miss weeks with knee injury
- February 07, 2018

However, the Eagles are now bracing themselves for bad news regarding their star player, who will learn the severity of the problem in the coming days. Crystal Palace have been crushed by injuries this season, and Zaha's absence would be another massive blow. They dominated Sunday's clash against Newcastle but could only clinch a point as Luka Milivojevic cancelled out Mohamed Diame's first-half opener at Selhurst Park. (more...)
Palestinian killed in clashes during Israeli raid: ministry Palestinian killed in clashes during Israeli raid: ministry
- February 07, 2018

Paramedics worked to resuscitate him on the way to a hospital in central Israel , where he was pronounced dead. The overnight raid occurred in the village of Yamoun near Jenin, where the 22-year-old suspect, Ahmad Jarrar, was said to be hiding. (more...)
VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics
- February 07, 2018

Who is Kim Yong-nam? The displays take place before an audience of tens of thousands of citizens, with leader Kim Jong-Un and the rest of the North Korean leadership looking on from a viewing platform. South Korea's meteorological agency said Tuesday the natural disaster originated from an area about 30 miles north-northwest of Kilju, North Hamgyong Province, and is likely to have been triggered by North Korea's sixth nuclear test conducted September 3, 2017, News 1 reported. (more...)
Super Bowl LII brings 47.4 rating for NBC Super Bowl LII brings 47.4 rating for NBC
- February 07, 2018

NBC scrambled to find out what happened-and a spokesperson later blamed equipment failure for the problem, which lasted almost 30 seconds. Watch the epic version of the Ram Trucks Super Bowl 2018 Ad "Thank God I'm A Country Boy Commercial" below. (more...)
Boeing to start 737 MAX 7 flight tests — SINGAPORE Boeing to start 737 MAX 7 flight tests — SINGAPORE
- February 07, 2018

Slightly larger than its 737NG predecessor the -700, the 737-7 can carry 172 passengers and has a maximum range of 3,850nm (7,120km). It's also created to perform better at high altitude airports and in hot climates. It won't be delivered to airlines until next year when the first plane is delivered to Southwest Airlines. The Max 10 was launched at last year's Paris Air Show and is scheduled to enter service in 2020. (more...)
BC has announced how legal cannabis will be sold BC has announced how legal cannabis will be sold
- February 07, 2018

Mike Farnworth , the province's public safety minister, said recreational cannabis would not be allowed to be sold in the same stores as liquor or tobacco in Canada's third-most populous province. Public and private non-medical cannabis retail stores will be allowed to sell dried cannabis, cannabis oils that comply with federal requirements and seeds. (more...)
NY state lawmakers look to make laundry pods less appetizing NY state lawmakers look to make laundry pods less appetizing
- February 07, 2018

Legislators say that this is due to their color and packaging. Bright colored detergent pods look like sweets. "They might as well say bite me on them because that is what they offer", Senator Brad Holyman (D-Manhattan) said. Assemblyman Karl Brabenec (R-Orange County) says he will not be buying brown laundry detergent and thinks the state should be focusing on other priorities. (more...)
White House official: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
- February 07, 2018

One GOP lawmaker at the meeting, Rep. Barbara Comstock , let the president know that a shutdown over issues such as a crackdown on violent gangs and immigration policies wouldn't be a victor for the party or the country. "The difference between (690,000) and 1.8 million were the people that some would say were too afraid to sign up, others would say were too lazy to get off their asses , but they didn't sign up". (more...)
Davidson County deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County Davidson County deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County
- February 07, 2018

Athey is now in custody at the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff David Grice said he fired Deputy Jeff Athey immediately after being alerted that he was detained in a robbery at a bank branch in the town of Rockwell. Sheriff Grice says he's thankful his former deputy didn't injure anyone or resist arrest, but he's stunned by what happened. Grice said Athey has been terminated. (more...)
FEMA promised Puerto Rico 30 million meals; it got 50000 FEMA promised Puerto Rico 30 million meals; it got 50000
- February 07, 2018

The New York Times reports that Tribune Contracting LLC only provided 50,000 meals at a benchmark point by which it was supposed to have supplied 18.5 million. Looking into her past government contracts, you would find five were cancelled for never delivering on the terms. Broker-style contracts are sometimes awarded when the government wants to speed up the procurement process. (more...)
Juno nominations shine a light on Nunavut performers Juno nominations shine a light on Nunavut performers
- February 07, 2018

Non-Canadian acts, including Ed Sheeran , Taylor Swift , Bruno Mars , Kendrick Lamar and Post Malone , were nominated in the International Album of the Year category. A previous Juno victor, Cambridge Bay-raised throat singer Tanya Tagaq, received a new nomination February 6 for her latest album, Retribution , in the category of best alternative album. (more...)
United Kingdom 'people smugglers' busted in dawn raids after year-long probe United Kingdom 'people smugglers' busted in dawn raids after year-long probe
- February 07, 2018

Around 350 officers raided addresses and vehicle washes in Northumbria, Cleveland, Sussex and London this morning following a year-long investigation with links to the French, Belgian and Dutch authorities. Deputy director Tom Dowdall said: "We believe we have identified and disrupted a significant network which is suspected of smuggling hundreds of migrants into the United Kingdom and planned to carry on going". (more...)
U.S. asks Pakistan to expel terrorists operating from its soil U.S. asks Pakistan to expel terrorists operating from its soil
- February 07, 2018

He said the U.S. has been in discussions with Pakistan but there has been not a "sufficient amount of action" from it against terrorists. Randall Schriver, the Defense Department's top Asia official, said the $45 billion total for the year includes $5 billion for Afghan forces and $13 billion for USA forces inside Afghanistan. (more...)
DJ Khaled's Fiancee's Brother Murdered In Alleged Drug Deal Gone Wrong DJ Khaled's Fiancee's Brother Murdered In Alleged Drug Deal Gone Wrong
- February 07, 2018

Tuck and his sister were close, according to his old friend Brandon Davis . "He was in the wrong place at the wrong time. There was no reason for him to be there", Brandon said. Neither Khaled nor his fiancée have commented on the death. The apartment where the deal went sour was just a quarter mile from his home. DJ Khaled carried his beloved son in his arms as he made his way down the carpet at the Grammys, happily pausing for interviews and pictures with Asahd by his side. (more...)
Missing Texas Teen Dies Months After Being Reunited With Family Missing Texas Teen Dies Months After Being Reunited With Family
- February 07, 2018

Heaven Ray Cox vanished from her Texas home in November after reportedly meeting a much older man from California. Some bright lights are not meant for this dark and cruel world.... According to the New York Daily News, the Orange County Sheriff's Office had not confirmed whether an alleged predator was involved in Heaven's disappearance. (more...)
Judge Issues Ruling In Favor Of Bakersfield Bakery In LGBT Discrimination Suit Judge Issues Ruling In Favor Of Bakersfield Bakery In LGBT Discrimination Suit
- February 07, 2018

Christian baker Cathy Miller fended off a lawsuit by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, which filed suit against her after she turned a female couple away from her business. Lampe argued if Miller refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple, that would be discriminatory. There is nothing sacred or expressive about tire. (more...)
U.S. group criticizes pope over victim letter U.S. group criticizes pope over victim letter
- February 07, 2018

Local Catholic groups in Barros's diocese have since demanded that Francis remove the bishop for his ties to Karadima, who in 2011 was convicted by the Vatican of abusing children in the 1980s and 1990s. Black-clad demonstrators storm the church with signs that read, "No to Karadima's accomplice". She told The Irish Times the photograph was taken by another Commission member to assure the victims in Chile that the letter had been handed over to Cardinal O'Malley, president of the ... (more...)
CPM Kerala chief's son faces travel ban in Dubai over cheating case CPM Kerala chief's son faces travel ban in Dubai over cheating case
- February 07, 2018

The order further stated that the ban would be lifted after Binoy pays AED1 million to Hasan or provides a bank guarantee. "We are sorry to inform you that an order of travel ban has been issued against you in case no.102/2018/69 order on petition- commercial due to the enforceable sum of 1000000 dirhams", the order issued against Binoy said. (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Departs after rolling ankle Giannis Antetokounmpo: Departs after rolling ankle
- February 07, 2018

Antetokounmpo twisted his right ankle with about 7 ½ minutes remaining, not long after the Nets had cut what had been a 28-point deficit to seven. The good news for Bucks fans, though, is Antetokounmpo doesn't think his injury is serious. "I knew that if the game was close I would definitely be back in", the All-Star forward said. We've got the great medical staff that are going to take care of him and ( Matthew Dellavedova ). (more...)

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