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Olympics keeps 'door open' for NKorea at Pyeongchang Games
- January 08, 2018

They captured a bronze medal last February at the Asian Winter Games in Japan. For one performance, they even skated to an instrumental version of the Beatles song "Day In The Life". They have been postponed until after the Paralympics finish on March 18. But he would be prudent to keep his expectations low, said Duyeon Kim, a fellow at the Korean Peninsula Future Forum, a Seoul think tank. (more...)
Judge Dismisses Charges Against Rancher Cliven Bundy And His 2 Sons Judge Dismisses Charges Against Rancher Cliven Bundy And His 2 Sons
- January 08, 2018

She said then that prosecutors had erred in failing to turn over important evidence to the defense, including video taken surreptitiously within the ranch during the standoff, and evidence that F.B.I. The collapse of the case is a stunning failure for the USA attorney's office in Nevada, where 19 co-defendants were indicted in early 2016 on charges including conspiracy, obstruction and threats and assault of federal agents in the April 2014 standoff outside Bunkerville. (more...)
ACLU wants prisons to end ban on mass incarceration book ACLU wants prisons to end ban on mass incarceration book
- January 08, 2018

The ACLU blames the N.J. corrections department's supposed culture of systemic racism, pointing out that the state imprisons 12 times more black people than white people. "Obviously, Michelle Alexander's book talks about the war on drugs, but not tactics or anything that could be harmful" to the operation of prisons, Shalom said. (more...)
Major fire breaks out in Gorakhpur govt. hospital Major fire breaks out in Gorakhpur govt. hospital
- January 08, 2018

August past year, 63 children including infants lost their lives in a span of 4 days due to a shortage of oxygen supply. While the police said it seems that short circuit may be the cause of the fire, a local Samajwadi Party leader described the blaze as mysterious and sought a probe into why "only vital files were destroyed". (more...)
CAT-2017 results for IIMs announced CAT-2017 results for IIMs announced
- January 08, 2018

But qualifying CAT does not guarantee the applicant admission to the IIM as candidates who clear the percentile criterion set by each IIM will have to appear for a group discussion and personal interview at last stage. All 20 IIMs admit almost 4,000 students to their two-year management programmes based on CAT scores. Interestingly, CAT 2017 has also witnessed the same number of candidates achieving 100 percentile. (more...)
Weather Disasters Cost the United States a Record $306 Billion in 2017 Weather Disasters Cost the United States a Record $306 Billion in 2017
- January 08, 2018

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Monday. Hurricane Harvey, which pummeled the Gulf Coast with more than two feet of rain in late August, was the costliest disaster of the year, with more than $125 billion in damage. (more...)
France registers record asylum requests in 2017 France registers record asylum requests in 2017
- January 08, 2018

Albania announced an action plan in July to fight trafficking, with France complaining that too many spaces in its refuges are taken up by Albanians who will never be granted asylum. About 36 percent of applicants were granted refugee status, a slight decrease on the year before. Haitian nationals came in third, at 4.934 applications. (more...)
One-year-old girl attacked by family dog in Falmouth
- January 08, 2018

A 1-year-old girl was being mauled by the family dog. The alarm was raised after the dad heard his daughter screaming in the kitchen. Police said a preliminary investigation indicates the child was playing in the kitchen with her father nearby when the family's pit bull terrier attacked the child and bit her in the face, which caused major trauma. (more...)
India, China hold border meet over Tuting incident India, China hold border meet over Tuting incident
- January 08, 2018

The two sides held a Border Personnel Meeting two days ago where the problems were sorted out, he said. The Indian Army Chief's comments come amid media speculations that India and China were heading for another Doklam-like controversy after a group of Chinese road builders were allegedly spotted by locals in Tuting of Arunachal Pradesh - a disputed territory. (more...)
N pursued policy of decency to resolve problems of masses: PM N pursued policy of decency to resolve problems of masses: PM
- January 08, 2018

He said following the July 28 Supreme Court verdict; the PML-N took a decision to appoint the next prime minister, without any problem. Further, Abbasi said that the decisions regarding politics need to be taken at polling stations and not in the courts, adding that such decisions had never stood the test of time. (more...)
Wriddhiman Saha creates history, breaks MS Dhoni's record Wriddhiman Saha creates history, breaks MS Dhoni's record
- January 08, 2018

He has kept his eye on the ball and the date with the record books. Saha has gloved ten catches in this test match and is now the record holder for most catches in a test among Indian wicketkeepers. As soon as Wriddhiman Saha achieved this feat Twitter went insane applauding the young cricketer and sending congratulatory messages his way. But Saha was again in his elements, taking five catches to dismiss Elgar, du Plessis, de Kock, Keshav Maharaj and Morne Morkel. (more...)
Donald Trump on book's mental health claims Donald Trump on book's mental health claims
- January 08, 2018

The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump's first year as USA president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump's time in the White House. "What they mean by that is he has a need for immediate gratification". Bannon, according to the book, called Ivanka Trump " dumb as a brick " and unleashed on Kushner and Trump Jr. (more...)
Tom Steyer, California Billionaire, Says He Won't Run for Office in 2018 Tom Steyer, California Billionaire, Says He Won't Run for Office in 2018
- January 08, 2018

His goal is to remove President Trump from office calling him a "clear and president danger". In past election cycles, Steyer, one of the largest Democratic donors in the country, has spent up to $90 million on political races. It said it aims to "register more than 250,000 young voters". "Judging by the excerpts, we went and bought 535 copies and we're going to get citizen volunteers to deliver them to the office of every Congress person and Senator", Steyer told San Francisco's KQED, ... (more...)
FBI Probes Clinton Foundation over Corruption Claim FBI Probes Clinton Foundation over Corruption Claim
- January 08, 2018

It is unclear when or why the probe began, but the sources told The Associated Press it has been ongoing for several months, with prosecutors and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents taking the lead from their offices in Little Rock, Arkansas, where the foundation has offices. (more...)
Donald Trump 'discussing options' for Mueller interview as part of Russian Federation investigation Donald Trump 'discussing options' for Mueller interview as part of Russian Federation investigation
- January 08, 2018

Mueller, under the Department of Justice, is investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign. Mueller's team announced charges in October against three other Trump campaign officials: Manafort, his business associate Rick Gates, and a former campaign foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos. (more...)
Arab League Drafts Response To Trump's Jerusalem Decision Arab League Drafts Response To Trump's Jerusalem Decision
- January 08, 2018

In the Times report, al-Kholi allegedly told the news hosts, "How is Jerusalem different from Ramallah, really?" On Saturday , Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shukri attended a meeting with counterparts from five other Arab states to co-ordinate the ongoing response to the American endorsement of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed city, and in 10 days the Grand Imam Ahmed of Al Azhar will convene a conference on protecting the Arab and Islamic character of occupied East Jerusalem. (more...)
North Korea accepts South's offer to meet for talks North Korea accepts South's offer to meet for talks
- January 08, 2018

While the agreement to postpone US-South Korea joint military drills until after the games is an "acceptable price", caving in to demands to restart the joint Kaesong Industrial Complex or resume Mount Kumgang tours would go against global efforts to tighten economic sanctions on the regime, Dr Bong said. (more...)
Iranian Official Says Iran Intends To Ban English Lessons In Primary Schools Iranian Official Says Iran Intends To Ban English Lessons In Primary Schools
- January 08, 2018

Iran claims the protests have ended, however social media still points to signs of unrest. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has previously lambasted the spread of English to younger students, though the language has persisted as citizens in the Islamic Republic use it to connect to the global community in academia, business and other fields. (more...)
Mob justice rules as two robbers are killed Mob justice rules as two robbers are killed
- January 08, 2018

The robbers mugged a 22-year-old university student, Tariq Javed, stealing cash and a mobile phone from his possession. "The two young armed men riding a motorcycle at gunpoint looted cash and a cell phone after I got out of an ATM booth after drawing cash", narrated Javed. (more...)
Explosion fears as oil tanker burns off coast of China
- January 08, 2018

The Panama-registered tanker Sanchi was sailing from Iran to South Korea when it collided with the Hong Kong-registered freighter CF Crystal in the East China Sea, 257 kilometers (160 miles) off the coast of Shanghai, China's Ministry of Transport said. (more...)
United Nations raises probable death toll in migrant boat sinking to 64 United Nations raises probable death toll in migrant boat sinking to 64
- January 08, 2018

At least eight migrants died as a result of a shipwreck off the Libyan coast, over 80 were rescued, the Italian coast guard said on Saturday. IOM spokesman Flavio Di Giacomo said there had been 150 people aboard the boat when it left Libya, of whom 86 survived the shipwreck. (more...)
'No Corruption', Says Italy Court, Acquits 2 Main Accused In Agusta Case 'No Corruption', Says Italy Court, Acquits 2 Main Accused In Agusta Case
- January 08, 2018

Bruno Spagnolini, the former head of Finmeccanica's helicopter unit AgustaWestland, was also handed a four-year jail term. "There isn't sufficient proof" to convict the accused of corruption, the court said. Tyagi, who was the IAF chief from 2004 to 2007, his brother Sanjeev and Khaitan were allegedly involved in irregularities in the procurement of 12 AW-101 VVIP helicopters from the UK-based AgustaWestland. (more...)
Student killed in Sudan bread protests Student killed in Sudan bread protests
- January 08, 2018

Also, police on Friday used tear gas and batons cautiously to disperse protesters in the neighbourhoods of Al-Mazad, Shendi Foug, Al-Hilla Al-Jadida and Al-Dibaga in Wad Medani, capital of the Gezira State. "Our security forces are ready to deal with any disturbances", he said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Officials hoped the move would create competition between private companies importing wheat, and therefore act as a check on price rises - but a number of bakeries have since ... (more...)
Albemarle police detain juvenile in connection to social media threat Albemarle police detain juvenile in connection to social media threat
- January 08, 2018

Police said they will have a cruiser at Maloney High School and will have officers moving throughout the city between schools on Monday. Albemarle County Public Schools officials said all schools will start on time Monday. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, along with the superintendent of the Northern Humboldt School District and the principle of the McKinleyville Hight School would like to reiterate there was no threat made towards the McKinleyville High School. (more...)
Royal Navy sent to intercept Russian ships in English Channel Royal Navy sent to intercept Russian ships in English Channel
- January 08, 2018

HMS Westminster is a Type-23 "Duke"-class frigate weighing 4,900 tons". She completed a successful test firing of the Royal Navy's new Sea Ceptor surface-air missile system in December, just the second ship in the fleet to receive the weapon. (more...)
Paris Hilton Palms Casino Loves You ... Take a Piece of Our Sign!!! Paris Hilton Palms Casino Loves You ... Take a Piece of Our Sign!!!
- January 08, 2018

Therefore, it seems logical for Hilton to take the extra precautions to protect herself and her ring. TMZ caught up with the newly engaged reality star and her fiancé, The Leftovers actor Chris Zylka , in West Hollywood, California and got some details about the wedding, including the guest list . (more...)
UNRWA vows to go on after Israel's call to scrap agency UNRWA vows to go on after Israel's call to scrap agency
- January 08, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he "completely agrees" with President Donald Trump's critique of the United Nations agency aiding Palestinian refugees. Efforts to push forward Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have been stalled for several years, and the prospects were further complicated last month with U.S. (more...)
Juventus's Blaise Matuidi says he was racially abused at Cagliari Juventus's Blaise Matuidi says he was racially abused at Cagliari
- January 08, 2018

Juventus' Blaise Matuidi celebrates scoring their third goal. The hosts were also upset that the goal was given while Leonardo Pavoletti was down injured following a clash with Medhi Benatia, and Allegri sugggested Cagliari had a right to be aggrieved, saying: "I will say that Cagliari did not deserve to lose today". (more...)
Egypt To Hold Presidential Election In March Egypt To Hold Presidential Election In March
- January 08, 2018

Sisi is yet to officially announce his candidacy . Mr Shafiq's family had voiced fears of foul play, saying they were unable to him after he landed in Egypt. Shafiq was Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister before he was toppled in the 25 January uprising in 2011. Army Col. Ahmed Konsowa, who also announced his intention to run, was sentenced to six years in prison by a military tribunal for violating a ban on political activism by active duty officers. (more...)
Shiv Sena leader stabbed to death in Mumbai Shiv Sena leader stabbed to death in Mumbai
- January 08, 2018

The Times of India reported that two men attacked the 62-year-old leader with choppers before fleeing the spot. Sawant's brother Subhash Sawant is an assistant police commissioner at the Mumbai Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad. Reports say that he had spoken to the police about having received extortion calls since he had entered a cable business. The source added that the murder could be a fallout of the extortion threats. (more...)

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