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Bannon not expected to appear before House Intel Tuesday despite subpoena
- February 08, 2018

And now, by voting to release a politically motivated, recklessly drafted memo, House Republicans on the committee have demonstrated they are not reliable defenders of our nation's security. The Mueller interview was confirmed by two people familiar with it. They declined to be named because the schedule is private. If Bannon does not show up Tuesday, lawmakers could vote to hold him in contempt. (more...)
Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham
- February 08, 2018

Brisk westerly winds will be strong and gusty near Atlantic coasts. There will be some heavy bursts of rain later in the night, which could initially turn to sleet for a time across parts of the north and east. The rain will only gradually clear overnight with much colder air feeding in behind with the risk of a spell of sleet or snow across Ulster. As well as the widespread snow showers, frost and icy stretches are likely, Met Eireann has said. (more...)
1984 anti-Sikh genocide 1984 anti-Sikh genocide
- February 08, 2018

The envelope had GK's name written over it with the instruction "to be opened only by GK". He said he found some documents and a pen drive in the envelope. In clip 2, he has stated that his son is in a company which has accounts in Swiss bank and he also boasts about going to Rajya Sabha or being offered the chief ministership of Delhi". (more...)
Northern Irish economy faces 12 percent hit with no UK Brexit deal Northern Irish economy faces 12 percent hit with no UK Brexit deal
- February 08, 2018

The UK government's breakdown predicts that the north east of England would be worst hit by Brexit , with its GDP cut by 3% by single market membership, 11% by a free trade deal and 16% under a " no deal " scenario. Britain and the European Union began talks this week on the transition, in which London must follow all European Union laws without having any decision-making powers, in exchange for frictionless access to the single market . (more...)
Model Chloe Ayling walked hand in hand with 'kidnapper' Lukasz Herba Model Chloe Ayling walked hand in hand with 'kidnapper' Lukasz Herba
- February 08, 2018

Herba reportedly handed Ayling a business card of a gang called Black Death, which he claimed to be part of, and asked her to publicise the group when he let her go. Herba, 30, denies kidnap, claiming that the entire incident was faked as a publicity stunt. Chief investigator Serena Ferrari said emails showed Herba was in contact with his brother Michal in planning the kidnapping, including discussing the purchase of a large bag. (more...)
Mitch McConnell: US Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal
- February 08, 2018

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell announced the plan following extensive negotiations with Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer. Elements of the Republican Party are also opposed to the bill because of its likely effect on the U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, said the bill is "a debt junky's dream". Pelosi is holding out for a promise from House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wisconsin, on immigration . (more...)
Pence and Abe aim to maximize pressure on North Korea
- February 08, 2018

Pyeongchang's opening ceremonies will be attended by North Korea's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, as well as Kim Yo Jong, the influential sister of leader Kim Jong Un , according to NPR's Elise Hu, who is reporting from Tokyo. Aides acknowledged that the hard-nosed message is an unusual one for the affable Pence, but said the circumstances warrant the tone. The U.N. committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea has proposed granting an exemption for Choe, who has been on the U.N. (more...)
Here's a look at the 2018 Winter Olympic events that begin today Here's a look at the 2018 Winter Olympic events that begin today
- February 08, 2018

Describing North Korea as the most unsafe threat in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reiterated that all options remain on the table. Pyongyang, of course, is the home of Kim Jong-Un, who presides over one of the most repressive and volatile countries in the world . Short track speed skaters from the two Koreas conducted joint training on Thursday at Gangneung Ice Arena, the first time the athletes have warmed up together. (more...)
Analysts Set Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) PT at $42.50
- February 08, 2018

Symphony Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Scientific Games Corp Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.82 billion market cap company. Appleton Prns Incorporated Ma holds 66,183 shares. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability has 79,406 shares. Nantahala Capital Mgmt Lc reported 1.12% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). (more...)
Protests erupt against Israel's plans to forcibly expel African asylum seekers Protests erupt against Israel's plans to forcibly expel African asylum seekers
- February 08, 2018

Israeli police statistics, shared by the nonpartisan Times of Israel newspaper, indicate 90 percent of African asylum seekers live in the southern part of Tel Aviv , with the rest scattered nationwide. "We are not criminals". Both Netanyahu and Mozes have said they were not serious discussions; rather, they each claim they were trying to expose the other's lack of trustworthiness. (more...)
Duterte Spokesman Reveals, Rejects ICC Probe Linked To Drug War Duterte Spokesman Reveals, Rejects ICC Probe Linked To Drug War
- February 08, 2018

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte's trip to Kuwait "is in the offing" after the chief executive met with Kuwait Ambassador to the Philippines Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh. He also claimed that the acts attributed to Duterte's anti-drug campaign could not be regarded as crimes against humanity. But while he maintains the thousands of who died are suspects who resisted arrest, human rights groups and political opponents allege that many murders have been carried out in cold blood and ... (more...)
Forecasters Predict 4 to 8 Inches of Snow For Wednesday Forecasters Predict 4 to 8 Inches of Snow For Wednesday
- February 08, 2018

Periods of snow will result in snow-covered roads and limited visibilities. A little more than an inch of snow fell over the Chicago area throughout Sunday , according to the weather service , potentially relieving Art Van Furniture from a costly Super Bowl sales promotion. (more...)
Winter storm causing slippery conditions on local roadways Winter storm causing slippery conditions on local roadways
- February 08, 2018

Expect a hard morning commute. Drivers should plan on hard travel conditions, especially during the Friday morning commute. The current anticipated track of the significant snow boarders our northernmost counties, but there's expected to be a substantial drop off in accumulations along the southern edge of that snowfall. (more...)
Pence says U.S. will roll out 'toughest' sanctions Pence says U.S. will roll out 'toughest' sanctions
- February 08, 2018

Porter resigned Wednesday after two ex-wives offered on-the-record allegations of domestic abuse. North Korea has been responsible for "a cycle of broken promises, willful deception and escalating provocations", Pence said. Though Pence didn't comment directly on the North's latest request for fuel assistance, he appeared to rule out the possibility of sanction relief, announcing the United States would soon seek to impose the "toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions ... (more...)
Justice Dept. watchdog briefs lawmakers on investigation into FBI's Clinton email probe Justice Dept. watchdog briefs lawmakers on investigation into FBI's Clinton email probe
- February 08, 2018

To make that happen, the Justice Department would have to appoint a special prosecutor, who would examine claims trumpeted by the president that the investigation has been compromised by law enforcement with a vendetta. The Justice Department watchdog briefed a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday on its investigation into the FBI's actions during the 2016 election, including its probe into Hillary Clinton's emails. (more...)
Maldives Oppn calls for Indian intervention Maldives Oppn calls for Indian intervention
- February 08, 2018

Since coming to power, Yameen has rolled back nascent democratic reforms, systematically sidelined political opponents, stifled protests and closed independent media outlets with the help of an often pliant parliament and judiciary. Nasheed, in exile since he was allowed to go overseas for medical treatment in 2016, urged India to send an envoy "backed by the military" to the Maldives to free the detained judges and political prisoners. (more...)
Bermuda becomes first national territory in world to repeal same-sex marriage Bermuda becomes first national territory in world to repeal same-sex marriage
- February 08, 2018

Gov. John Rankin today signed a bill into law replacing marriage rights for same-sex couples with domestic partnerships in the archipelago, a self-governing British national territory in the Atlantic Ocean. Brown pushed for The Domestic Partnership Act as a compromise between equality seekers and offended Christians. Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown praised the Act, saying it "gives same-sex couples rights equivalent to those enjoyed by heterosexual married couples". (more...)
Britons angry after Trump says United Kingdom health service 'not working' Britons angry after Trump says United Kingdom health service 'not working'
- February 08, 2018

Dems want to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care. Trump's tweet came after ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage appeared on Fox And Friends, one of the president's favorite shows, talking about the weekend march. But, in her reply, during Prime Minister's Questions in the Commons, Mrs May said it was too early to judge what "requirements" the USA would have in those post-Brexit trade talks. (more...)
Gisele's Super Bowl lesson: Did Patriots really 'let' Eagles win? Gisele's Super Bowl lesson: Did Patriots really 'let' Eagles win?
- February 08, 2018

I get to work with him every day. "Nah, I personally do not anticipate attending", Jenkins told CNN . Also spotted on the list are two Super Bowls that the Giants took part in. "And that if we could protect him, give him time to throw, with the receivers and arm that he has, he would get the job done", Kelce said. "It was something we practiced for the last two weeks and I just believed in the play", Clement said. (more...)
Five held for helping Pakistani terrorist escape Five held for helping Pakistani terrorist escape
- February 08, 2018

Five suspected were detained for helping Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant Naveed Jatt to escape on January 6 from a Srinagar hospital after two policemen, escorting the detenues from central jail, were killed by unidentified assailants. The officials said that the police were able to wipe out on the four accused through the help of CCTV camera footage and conversations on social media. (more...)
Unclassified Senate Doc Reveals 2nd Trump Dossier Authored by Spy
- February 08, 2018

The senators cite "footnote 8" as saying that the dossier was compiled at the "direction of a law firm who had hired an 'identified US person.'" The senators identify the person as Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS, the firm that hired Steele. Grassley and Graham had released the heavily-redacted version of the memo earlier this week. Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said Tuesday on Fox News's The Story that the Clinton friend has been mentioned ... (more...)
Archaeologists find 4400-year-old tomb outside Cairo Archaeologists find 4400-year-old tomb outside Cairo
- February 08, 2018

The newly discovered tomb of "Hetpet" has the architectural style and the decorative elements of the Fifth Dynasty with an entrance leading to an L-shaped shrine with a purification basin, he said. The first phase of Grand Egyptian museum is expected to open later this year while the grand opening is planned for 2022. Archaeologists in Egypt have unveiled the tomb, which features impressive paintings of a priestess, offering a rare glimpse into the ancient life of a high ranking woman. (more...)
No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide
- February 08, 2018

The memo also states that due to his injuries, Garland's ability to recall the events has been impaired. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's office described the incident as a "murder". Sheriff Oscar Carrillo of Culberson County, where the two officers were injured, was on scene that night. He also theorized that the agent's could have been sideswiped by a passing vehicle. (more...)
Gisele clarifies the Super Bowl postgame comments she made to her children Gisele clarifies the Super Bowl postgame comments she made to her children
- February 08, 2018

The Packers are hoping a healthy Aaron Rodgers can get them past the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North while the Steelers are going for their third straight AFC North title behind two-time Super Bowl champ Ben Roethlisberger. They each started the opener the next season. He thought the Eagles would have to make the trade if they could get a second-round pick in return, a price multiple insiders thought Philly might be able to get after Sunday night. (more...)
Report shows Brexit could cut Scottish GDP by 9% Report shows Brexit could cut Scottish GDP by 9%
- February 08, 2018

The figure is worse than the 8.5 per cent cut to GDP predicted by a Scottish Government study last month. A land bridge to ferry sealed containers of medicines through Britain; maintenance of 30 Service Level Agreements with Northern Ireland; dual language packaging on medications; blue lights at the Border for the ambulance services; greater links to bio-banking and clinical research facilities and dual language packaging of medicines are the future for the Irish health services envisaged ... (more...)
Former Bangladesh Premier Khaleda Zia sentenced to five years in jail Former Bangladesh Premier Khaleda Zia sentenced to five years in jail
- February 08, 2018

Thousands of activists of Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) defied heavy police security to accompany the opposition leader as her motorcade moved slowly towards the magistrates' court to hear the verdict. Prime Minister Hasina this month announced a general election would be held this year. In the same case, Khaleda's son Tarique Rahman and four others - former Magura MP Quazi Salimul Haq Kamal, former principal secretary to the PM Kamal Uddin Siddique, BNP founder Ziaur Rahman's ... (more...)
Air Strikes Kill 31, Including Children, in Syria
- February 08, 2018

At least three hospitals or health facilities were hit in the strikes, which recall some of the worst periods of the war. The president of Syria Bashar-al-Assad in conjunction with the Russian Airforce and militias backed by Iran are pursuing military operations against the rebels in the last significant redoubts of the regions that have been in control of Assad's opponents in the western side of the country. (more...)
Storm to deliver snow to Vermont, northern New England Storm to deliver snow to Vermont, northern New England
- February 08, 2018

Much colder temperatures arrive behind this next storm system Friday night into Saturday . The icy conditions will amplify the effect on the roadways and drivers, creating unsafe conditions to be out and about. Watch WTAJ News at Noon for the latest weather conditions . The morning drive could be slower than normal given the estimated arrival time of the snow. (more...)
PM Modi calls for scrutiny of welfare schemes PM Modi calls for scrutiny of welfare schemes
- February 08, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi wanted a young India ... but they ( Congress ) don't want a New India (government's vision for 2022). they say we want Gandhi's India , but he (Gandhi) had also asked for a Congress Mukt Bharat and asked for its disbandment after Independence as there was no need for it. (more...)
Pope says Korea's Winter Olympics offer hope for peace Pope says Korea's Winter Olympics offer hope for peace
- February 08, 2018

The Olympics have triggered an apparent rapprochement on the divided peninsula, where tensions have been high over the nuclear-armed North's weapons ambitions. Choe is subject to United Nations sanctions, as well, which actually bar him from leaving his country. South Korea also proposed at that time that North Korean athletes should march with South Korean athletes during the Winter Olympics' Opening and Closing ceremonies. (more...)

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