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The Pentagon Has Plans for New Nuclear Weapons The Pentagon Has Plans for New Nuclear Weapons
- January 19, 2018

A recently leaked Pentagon report has confirmed the presence of a Russian undersea drone submarine capable of being outfitted with a 100-megaton nuclear warhead. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the threat from weapons of mass destruction "seems to be gathering force" and is urging expanded diplomatic efforts to tackle the security challenge posed by North Korea's nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Trump staff 'irrational' about immigration: senior Republican Trump staff 'irrational' about immigration: senior Republican
- January 19, 2018

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters Wednesday that he plans to vote against the GOP leadership's short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown . Members of Congress from both parties are trying to strike a deal that Trump would support to extend that protection. "He's been an outspoken foe of immigration reform and opponent to DACA and the Dreamers from the start", Durbin said. (more...)
Senator Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal Senator Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal
- January 19, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY noted to laughter that Mr. Dole was the person credited with the joke that the most unsafe place in Washington was between Mr. He served as a US senator from Kansas from 1968 through 1996, and was the Republican nominee for president in 1996. He lost in an Electoral College landslide to Democrat Bill Clinton. (more...)
Israeli judge orders to keep Palestinian teenage girl in jail until trial Israeli judge orders to keep Palestinian teenage girl in jail until trial
- January 18, 2018

Lasky painted a picture in which the IDF, until the December 15 incident, viewed Tamimi merely as a nuisance, but that after the Israeli public expressed anger at the video of her shoving IDF soldiers, it did a sudden U-turn and made her public enemy number one. (more...)
Hero firefighter catches baby thrown from balcony of burning building Hero firefighter catches baby thrown from balcony of burning building
- January 18, 2018

Officials said 12 people, including eight children, all suffered minor injuries. Captain Eric Jackson told CBS46 that firefighters instinctively instructed the parents to throw down the babies. Assistant Chief Jeff Crump also rescued a wheelchair user from the apartment. It will be a moment that Capt. Jackie Peckrul and Captain Scott Stroup of the DeKalb Fire and Rescue will never forget. (more...)
Attempt to suppress my voice, says Togadia a day after disappearance Attempt to suppress my voice, says Togadia a day after disappearance
- January 18, 2018

Hardline-Hindutva leader Pravin Togadia, who is facing arrest in the old case, alleged that a plan was being hatched to kill him. "We ask the Gujarat Police to tell us where he is if he has not been arrested". When AV spoke to Swami Dharmgyananand Saraswati (Gyan Swami), Official Spokesperson of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha, he said that the harassment of Pravin Togadia is an assault on Hinduism and its followers; he also indicated that secular forces are responsible for it. (more...)
Kushner Told to Be Wary of Wendi Deng Murdoch Kushner Told to Be Wary of Wendi Deng Murdoch
- January 18, 2018

The Chinese garden, which would have cost $100 million and would be located in the National Arboretum, would have included a 70-foot-tall tower that USA officials deemed a national security risk. and a rising world power, stands accused by the USA of forcing foreign firms to hand over technology and of protectionist practices that disproportionately favor Chinese companies. (more...)
The possibility of light flash in MI is a meteorite, says NWS The possibility of light flash in MI is a meteorite, says NWS
- January 18, 2018

The shaking wasn't exaggerated, either-the U.S. Geological Service registered a 2.0 magnitude quake in that area last night. - Since 8 pm Tuesday, Metro Detroit has been a buzz with talk of the meteor, whether you saw and heard it or not. (more...)
Siblings held captive in filthy California home, police say Siblings held captive in filthy California home, police say
- January 17, 2018

Investigators said the unnamed girl had called 911 with a de-activated mobile phone. "I need to acknowledge courage of the young girl who escaped from that residence", Fellows said. But there were red flags. "They were never mean, but the vibe I got was - you stay in your zone and I'll stay in zone", Milligan said. Milligan said she asked herself. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath advices Rahul Gandhi to practice positive politics Yogi Adityanath advices Rahul Gandhi to practice positive politics
- January 17, 2018

State BJP spokesman Manish Shukla said, " Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is blaming BJP for lack of development in Amethi , but has failed to explain how in 70 years of being in power his party couldn't do anything for the constituency that has been sending the Gandhis to the Lok Sabha ". (more...)
Abbas confirms Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital Abbas confirms Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital
- January 16, 2018

Mahmoud Abbas has sharply criticised Donald Trump , saying the Palestinian Authority (PA) will never accept the United States president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Hamas said would not send representatives to the council meeting because it objected to Abbas' decision to hold the meeting in the occupied West Bank. (more...)
House Votes to Renew Mass Surveillance Law FISA House Votes to Renew Mass Surveillance Law FISA
- January 16, 2018

He was referring to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ( FISA ), which lets agencies collect information on foreign targets overseas. On Thursday, the House voted to approve legislation that would extend the National Security Administration's warrantless spying authority. (more...)
United States creating army of terrorists in Syria - Erdogan United States creating army of terrorists in Syria - Erdogan
- January 16, 2018

Bashar al-Assad's army objects to any form of US presence in the country and will seek to put an end to it, Reuters reported, citing state media. "The US military, whether the commander and chief was [Barack] Obama or now [Donald] Trump, wants to accomplish this job with as light a US troop presence as possible", said Nicholas Heras, a fellow at the Washington-based Centre for a New American Security. (more...)
32 crew presumed dead as burning Iranian oil tanker sinks 32 crew presumed dead as burning Iranian oil tanker sinks
- January 15, 2018

Mohammad Rastad, a spokesman for the Special Task Force established over the incident, said on Saturday that there was no hope to find the crew members alive. Three bodies were later found during a rescue operation. The team, however, was able to retrieve the ship's data recorder. They tried to get to the living quarters but were driven back by temperatures on the burning ship of around 89C, Xinhua said. (more...)
In Tunisia, mass protests broke out In Tunisia, mass protests broke out
- January 15, 2018

There was no immediate toll for the number of protesters injured in the unrest . Essebsi said in his speech that "young people have the right to say nothing has changed because there is no job", adding that his country now has about 620,000 unemployed which including 250,000 graduates of higher education. (more...)
Tsunami warning canceled after 7.3 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Peru Tsunami warning canceled after 7.3 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Peru
- January 15, 2018

Peru lies on the so-called "Ring of Fire" - an arc of fault lines that circles the Pacific Basin and is prone to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. In August 2016, a 5.4 quake centered in southern Peru and killed nine people and left 40 injured. In 2007 an quake killed hundreds in the region of Ica. (more...)
Women in Saudi Arabia attend first soccer game under new law Women in Saudi Arabia attend first soccer game under new law
- January 15, 2018

It was October past year, Saudi Arabia lifted the ban to allow women to watch football games in the three stadiums, marking the historic first time for women to watch professional sports games. Ruwayda Ali Qassem, another Jeddah resident, said Friday was a "historic day in the kingdom which culminates [in] ongoing fundamental changes". "I am very proud to be a witness of this massive change". (more...)
PHIVOLCS raises alert level 2 over Mayon, warns of possible eruptions PHIVOLCS raises alert level 2 over Mayon, warns of possible eruptions
- January 15, 2018

This serves as a notice for the raising of Mayon Volcano's status from Alert Level 1 (abnormal) to Alert Level 2 (increasing unrest ). Mayon, known as the Fuji of the Philippines due to its near-perfect cone shape, had "phreatic or steam-driven eruption" yesterday (Saturday, January 13) and there was a further eruption today. (more...)
Fred: A frigid Sunday morning Fred: A frigid Sunday morning
- January 15, 2018

Temperatures are expected to drop even colder overnight Sunday into Monday, with lows forecast in the upper single digits. Tue: Hi: 10 Lo: -9 Sunny and bitterly cold. Baltimore health department Commissioner Leana Wen issued a "Code Blue" advisory from Saturday night through Monday morning. Snow showers should be moving into the northwestern parts of Middle Tennessee near sunset on Monday, and push southeast across the mid-state through parts of Tuesday . (more...)
New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands
- January 15, 2018

Females spectators on Friday cheered on two of the teams in the Saudi Professional League , Al-Ahli F.C. and Al-Batin F.C. Al-Ahli won 5-0. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, heir to the throne in Saudi Arabia, has taken steps to modernize the country with a bold, progressive blueprint to change the country socially, economically and politically with Saudi Vision 2030. (more...)
Vehicle hits median, launches into second floor of dental office Vehicle hits median, launches into second floor of dental office
- January 15, 2018

A auto slammed into the second floor of a building in Orange County, California , early Sunday morning. Santa Ana is located about 35 miles south of Los Angeles. The driver, who admitted to using narcotics, was admitted to a local hospital for observation. According to a spokesperson for Orange County Fire, the driver of the auto hit the center divider, c causing the vehicle to go airborne and land into the building. (more...)
CJI faces revolt from four senior most SC judges CJI faces revolt from four senior most SC judges
- January 14, 2018

The Congress party stated it was pained over the judges of the Supreme Court expressing concern about its functioning. The four judges of the Supreme Court who took the country by storm on 12 January can be accused of many things but not immature rebellion. (more...)
Canada files almost 200 trade complaints against US Canada files almost 200 trade complaints against US
- January 14, 2018

According to a WTO filing dated December 20 and published on January 10, Canada has launched a trade dispute against the USA challenging its repeated use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy trade remedies. The Canadian government is preparing for the possibility that Trump will withdraw from NAFTA, senior officials say, though they aren't entirely convinced that he will. (more...)
Syrian State Media: Turkey Helped Rebel Counterattack in Idlib Syrian State Media: Turkey Helped Rebel Counterattack in Idlib
- January 14, 2018

Turkey and NGOs have warned of a new humanitarian disaster in Syria with the regime offensive on Idlib, the last province in rebel hands. The Observatory said Thursday that 96 civilians have been killed since the military campaign on Idlib and Hama countrysides started on Dec.25. (more...)
Myanmar army admits Rohingya killings Myanmar army admits Rohingya killings
- January 14, 2018

The executed Rohingya were reportedly forced to dig their own grave at gunpoint by both government forces and Burmese villagers. Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has no control over the military, but has faced fierce global criticism for failing to do more to protect the Rohingya. (more...)
NC Governor Cooper Seeks Offshore Drilling Exemption NC Governor Cooper Seeks Offshore Drilling Exemption
- January 13, 2018

Is this thing on? Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) joined eight New England Democrats and an independent on Thursday to introduce legislation barring offshore drilling along the New England coast. "We can not afford to take a chance with the beauty, the majesty and the economic value and vitality of our wonderful coastline in SC". "Offshore drilling decisions in the United States are, by law, supposed to be guided by science, public input, and a careful balancing of environmental and energy ... (more...)
Turkey Warns Citizens Not to Travel to US Because of Terrorism Threat Turkey Warns Citizens Not to Travel to US Because of Terrorism Threat
- January 13, 2018

Foreign ministry says revise travel plans or act with caution because of risks of "terrorism" and arbitrary detention . The U.S. has recently experienced attacks in Ohio University, Forth Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport, Minnesota's Dar Al-Farooq Mosque and a Texas church, as well as cars ploughing into people in Charlottesville and NY. (more...)
Trump Touts Rural Broadband Initiative, Farm Agenda Trump Touts Rural Broadband Initiative, Farm Agenda
- January 13, 2018

But perhaps the biggest issue is internet access. He was the first president in a quarter-century to address the federation's convention. The second order will "streamline the installation process", the White House said, by requiring agencies to use standardized processes for installing antennas on federal buildings. (more...)
Zainab murder case: Court sets 36-hour deadline for arrest of culprit Zainab murder case: Court sets 36-hour deadline for arrest of culprit
- January 13, 2018

A police official speaking on condition of anonymity said two of Zainab's relatives had been interrogated and 26 locals are now in custody and being questioned. Outrage over the way police have handled the case has been been growing across the country. Several celebrities in Pakistan , including former cricket sensation Imran Khan, have called on the police to arrest the suspect quickly. (more...)
United Kingdom rejects Assange diplomatic immunity request United Kingdom rejects Assange diplomatic immunity request
- January 12, 2018

Britain said earlier on Thursday it had refused a request by Ecuador for Julian Assange to be given diplomatic status, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said. WikiLeaks said that by staying as long as he had in the embassy, he had served more than 14 times the maximum sentence under United Kingdom law. Ecuador's left-wing president Lenin Moreno, who took office in May, has been less friendly toward Assange than his predecessor Rafael Correa. (more...)
After losing family in vehicle crash, actress' life support turned off After losing family in vehicle crash, actress' life support turned off
- January 12, 2018

The machine was allegedly turned off just a day after her family's funeral, which saw her mum Vivian, dad Lars and sister Annabelle laid to rest. Annabelle was transported to Liverpool Hospital, where she died three days later. "The irony of this tragedy is that Lars was such a careful driver". "Their lives ending on a highway makes absolutely no sense". 'Whenever asking how long it would take to drive somewhere I would suggest an average for a normal driver and then add some additional ... (more...)
Trump 'unlikely' to give interview to Russian Federation collusion investigators Trump 'unlikely' to give interview to Russian Federation collusion investigators
- January 11, 2018

Manafort's business associate, Rick Gates, was also indicted as apart of the probe , while former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pled guilty in the probe. When Karl followed up to ask if he would do so with the special counsel, the president said he "would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you". (more...)
NAACP events to honor ML King Jr. legacy NAACP events to honor ML King Jr. legacy
- January 10, 2018

On Jan. 15., the Martin Luther King Jr. The commission , now in its 25th year, is also hosting community service events across the state throughout the week. To the Editor: Manhattan and area families and citizens are invited to participate in the following activities of the Martin Luther King Jr. One goal is to share King's message with young people. (more...)
Widnes Vikings centre back Kato Ottio dies while training Widnes Vikings centre back Kato Ottio dies while training
- January 10, 2018

The Papua New Guinea worldwide was due to travel to the United Kingdom this week to fulfil his dream of playing first grade rugby with the Widnes Vikings. "I just could not imagine what they are going through at this moment". 'I spoke to him on Saturday and he was excited about coming to play for us. "Moreover, in all of our interactions with him, we found Kato to be a person of great character, who was excited to be following his dreams". (more...)
Mother, boyfriend sought in 4-year-year-old's death Mother, boyfriend sought in 4-year-year-old's death
- January 10, 2018

Diaz and Fields are believed to be traveling in a black 2002 Chevy Cavalier with MI tag number DTR1854, police officials said . The girl's death was ruled a homicide two days later, after an autopsy which also revealed additional traumatic injuries and evidence of Battered Child Syndrome. (more...)
SC to revisit judgment on Article 377, seeks Centre's response SC to revisit judgment on Article 377, seeks Centre's response
- January 09, 2018

The measure says religious people can't be sued or penalized by the government for declining to provide services for same-sex marriage ceremonies. Other petitioners, apart from Mr Johar, are journalist Sunil Mehra, restaurateur Ritu Dalmia and hotelier and art expert Aman Nath. (more...)
Princess Charlotte Arrives for Her First Day of Nursery School Princess Charlotte Arrives for Her First Day of Nursery School
- January 09, 2018

Despite her young age, Charlotte is already settling into a lifetime of royal duties. Kate, who turns 36 on Tuesday, and William will welcome a third child to their family in April. Daily lessons are themed around topics such as archaeology and the environment. When it was announced that the princess was going to join the nursery past year, the school wrote: "We are delighted that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen the Willcocks Nursery School for Princess Charlotte". (more...)
Fire at Mumbai's chawl doused Fire at Mumbai's chawl doused
- January 09, 2018

Well, the officials aren't saying anything because in Investigating is going on but a deep source is saying that the fire emerged due to short circuit from a generator in the studio. At least seven fire engines and six water tankers were pressed into service to put out the flames. On December 18, 12 persons were killed when a massive fire broke out at a snack shop in the Saki Naka-Kurla area here. (more...)
Saudi princes arrested for protesting utility bills at ruling palace
- January 09, 2018

Their request was to abolish the royal decree, which provides for the abolition of the routine payment of electricity and water bills to royal family members by the state. The kingdom has roughly doubled domestic petrol prices and introduced a 5% tax on most goods and services, including food and utility bills. The nature of the missions assigned to al-Ajrab Sword Brigade is unclear, but activists say its members specialise in sensitive and royal-related cases. (more...)
Listen to a man reporting himself to police as a drunk driver Listen to a man reporting himself to police as a drunk driver
- January 09, 2018

Lester told deputies who arrived on the scene he had consumed drugs and alcohol. He told the dispatcher he had been driving "all over Winter Haven", and was "trying to get pulled over". He also said that he had barely slept for several days, CBS News reported. According to the post by Polk County Sheriff's Office, Michael started off by admitting that he had had two beers when he was eventually pulled over. (more...)