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Panel backs university's handling of misconduct complaints Panel backs university's handling of misconduct complaints
- January 12, 2018

This is a developing story that will be updated as events warrant . Joel Seligman announces his resignation as president and CEO of the University of Rochester during a presentation for campus leaders. White and her colleagues did not speak with any of the nine plaintiffs, who say that they could not cooperate with someone hired by the university while they have a lawsuit underway against it. (more...)
Horrific Footage Shows Deadly California Mudslides Horrific Footage Shows Deadly California Mudslides
- January 12, 2018

Rescue teams are continuing to search for survivors in southern California after a series of mudslides killed 17 people and swept away more than 100 homes. The university is amidst finals at the beginning of January because of the postponement of Fall quarter finals at the school due to the Thomas fire , the largest wildfire in California's history. (more...)
Project Veritas Claims Twitter is Suppressing Pro-Trump, Right-Wing Tweets Project Veritas Claims Twitter is Suppressing Pro-Trump, Right-Wing Tweets
- January 12, 2018

Twitter says that individuals shown in an undercover video casually talking about how they plan on censoring certain viewpoints on the social media platform were speaking only " in a personal capacity ". After the video was published, Haynes stated on Twitter, "Well". In the video, Haynes explained the company's access to users' accounts - including the president's - and expressed interest in helping the DOJ with its investigation into potential ties between Trump and Russian Federation. (more...)
Damian Hinds named as new Training Secretary after Justine Greening resigns Damian Hinds named as new Training Secretary after Justine Greening resigns
- January 12, 2018

Writing in a column in the Daily Telegraph on Thursday, Timothy said the ideas could be revived by the government after this week's reshuffle, in which Greening resigned after refusing to be moved to a different department and Johnson was shifted to the Department for Transport. (more...)
Search for mystery $55 million Powerball jackpot victor Search for mystery $55 million Powerball jackpot victor
- January 12, 2018

Anyone who bought a ticket for the draw is urged to check their numbers this morning. But they weren't the only one to wake up rich - 14 division two winners will each walk away with $86,113.10 after they got all six numbers correct, missing out on the Powerball . (more...)
Corbynista Chris Williamson quits Labour front benches Corbynista Chris Williamson quits Labour front benches
- January 12, 2018

Labour MPs, he said, must "use 2018 to embrace the vibrancy of this movement and welcome greater democracy to this party". "The only reason Chris Williamson has been forced out is because he exposed Labour's plans for soaring increases in council tax, and his plans have been endorsed by Labour activists across the country". (more...)
The Heartbreaking Moment That Just Brought The Project Hosts To Tears The Heartbreaking Moment That Just Brought The Project Hosts To Tears
- January 12, 2018

The NT Children's Commissioner Colleen Gwynne had earlier called for an investigation amid concerns around social media bullying on teenagers' mental health, and said Dolly's bullies should be treated as if they have committed a crime. "From pain and loss we must renew our commitment to say no to bullying ..." According to Australia's National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB), while overall bullying rates have declined slightly over the last decade, cyberbullying has risen sharply, The BBC ... (more...)
Winter weather could cause travel concerns late Friday | Eye to the Sky Winter weather could cause travel concerns late Friday | Eye to the Sky
- January 12, 2018

Temperatures will remain cold with highs in the 20s and 30s and lows in the teens and 20s. "Accumulations 1-2" for most. If this were the end of the rain story, it really wouldn't be a big deal. 10 a.m: All areas north of the Massachusetts Turnpike now below 32 degrees including Worcester and Boston. Low temperatures tonight shouldn't drop much from Thursday's highs, so for many of us, we should only see the numbers dip down into the mid-40s. (more...)
Youngest Sutherland Springs shooting survivor to go home Thursday Youngest Sutherland Springs shooting survivor to go home Thursday
- January 12, 2018

Stockdale Fire Chief Edwin Baker said Duncan was the first responder who rescued Ryland from the church following the shooting November 5. Ward's daughters, Brooke Bryanne Ward, 5, and Emily Garcia, 7, were also killed. Ryland's grandmother Sandy Ward added, "It's just a miracle he survived and is doing as well as he is". "When I found out yesterday that they would go ahead and release him, it was really an overwhelming feeling of joy that he would be able to go out and go home". (more...)
Exploratory coalition talks between Germany's major parties end ahead of crucial decision Exploratory coalition talks between Germany's major parties end ahead of crucial decision
- January 12, 2018

Merkel, still widely respected overseas after more than 12 years in power, is scrambling to prevent a further erosion of her personal authority at home and end months of uncertainty that have started to weaken Germany's global influence. Schulz recently advocated aiming for a federal "United States of Europe" by 2025, which goes too far for conservatives. Kramp-Karrenbauer is a member of the negotiating team for Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union in talks on a possible new ... (more...)
Missouri governor denies blackmailing the woman he was having an affair with Missouri governor denies blackmailing the woman he was having an affair with
- January 12, 2018

The names of the woman and her ex-husband were not released in News 4′s report . Following Greitens' denial of blackmail, the allegations are growing worse. The Associated Press learned her identity Thursday, but chose not to identify the woman because she could not be reached for comment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch also has the audio and has spoken with the ex-husband; the newspaper says it opted not to publish a story because the woman, allegedly Greitens' former hairstylist, declined ... (more...)
Nasa shares incredible photos of snowfall in the Sahara desert Nasa shares incredible photos of snowfall in the Sahara desert
- January 12, 2018

The Sahara Desert is known as the hottest place on Earth, and rightfully so, as summer temperatures often cross 45 degrees Celsius. Children living in the Sahara desert look like they had the time of their lives sliding down the icy slopes after a freak snow storm . (more...)
Pakistan court frees anti-US cleric amid spat with Trump Pakistan court frees anti-US cleric amid spat with Trump
- January 12, 2018

Briefing the Parliamentary Committee on National Security about tension between Pakistan and the United States following Trump's remarks, Asif said the U.S. policies in the region? "Effects of action against the Haqqani network will be visible in due time", he said. "The specific individual things we're doing are best handled in private, to ensure that we can be most productive.And that's what we're working now", he said. (more...)
Liberty Global plc - Class C (LBTYK) to Repurchase $2.00 billion in Stock
- January 12, 2018

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. (more...)
U.S. disappointed in Myanmar decision on two reporters under OSA U.S. disappointed in Myanmar decision on two reporters under OSA
- January 12, 2018

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo covered the unrest in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state, where some 655,000 Rohingyas have been forced to flee into Bangladesh to escape a scorched earth campaign against them by military forces. About 30 journalists were outside the court, most dressed in black as a sign of protest against the arrest of the pair. Their detention has caused an worldwide outcry. (more...)
Sessions creates team focusing on Hezbollah drug trafficking Sessions creates team focusing on Hezbollah drug trafficking
- January 12, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the team will initiate prosecutions meant to restrict the flow of money to terrorist groups and to disrupt worldwide drug trafficking operations. The announcement also comes just days before President Trump will make a decision about recertifying the nuclear agreement. President Donald Trump and Republicans have been urging the Justice Department to investigate Obama-era dealings. (more...)
Trump Refers to Haiti and African Countries as 'S--thole' Nations Trump Refers to Haiti and African Countries as 'S--thole' Nations
- January 12, 2018

And while many of his surrogates argue that the president is not against this particular population, there is a trail of comments that tell a different story. "There's not enough apologies that Donald Trump can do". The deal also includes restrictions on rules allowing immigrants to bring some relatives to the U.S. (more...)
Trump won't say whether he has talked to Kim Jong Un Trump won't say whether he has talked to Kim Jong Un
- January 12, 2018

Direct talks between the USA president and Kim would be unprecedented. Trump has derided the North Korean leader as a "maniac" and referred to him as "little rocket man". Trump offered no details and asked whether he had spoken with Kim, said: "I don't want to comment on it". US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he "probably" has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , a change in tone for Trump after exchanging insults with Kim over Pyongyang's nuclear and ... (more...)
Trump Questions Why US Accepts People From 'S-hole Countries'
- January 12, 2018

Mr Trump said, two people at the meeting told the paper. The White House released a statement Thursday that did not deny Trump used profanity in the immigration discussion. "There has not been a deal reached yet", said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Trump's swift rejection shows how hard it will be for Congress to develop a legislative solution to protect some 700,000 young immigrants when Trump ends the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in March. (more...)
'We made this our home': United States ends protected status for Salvadorans 'We made this our home': United States ends protected status for Salvadorans
- January 12, 2018

It started with an quake. Mirtix came to America from El Salvador and has been living in the country for 22 years. Neighborhoods were buried. Homes collapsed. Suspected Mara Salvatrucha, or MS, gang members sit in the back of a truck after they were arrested and shown to the press. For Martinez, moving to El Salvador would mean starting over in a country he does not remember at all. (more...)
Trump expected to waive Iran sanctions Trump expected to waive Iran sanctions
- January 12, 2018

But if Trump decides to adhere to the nuclear agreement, keeping the sanctions lifted, and he pairs it with new sanctions that will be a detriment to Iranian businesses and people, it could still heighten tensions with the country and undermine the 2015 agreement. (more...)
Trump says United States could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal Trump says United States could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate deal
- January 12, 2018

For his part, Trump seemed to take steps back from his statement withdrawing the USA from the Paris agreement last summer and hinted that the US might actually rejoin the agreement. Solberg also gently chided Trump over his suspicion of global trade agreements. The Paris agreement was created within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and has been ratified by 170 countries out of the 197 parties to the convention. (more...)
All jewellery from Ritz Hotel heist recovered All jewellery from Ritz Hotel heist recovered
- January 12, 2018

Police has so far recovered only one piece from that heist. The hotel, now owned by Egyptian billionaire Mohammed al-Fayed, first opened in 1898 and was the first Paris hotel to boast electricity on all floors and bathrooms that were inside rooms. (more...)
Former Japanese gang head nabbed in hideout in C. Thailand Former Japanese gang head nabbed in hideout in C. Thailand
- January 12, 2018

When the pictures of Mr Shirai went viral they caught the attention of Japanese police who requested his arrest. Thai police followed Shirai's trail and detained him for visa violations. According to Lop Buri provincial police, the arrest of the Japanese yakuza gang member was a cooperation between the Immigration Bureau and the Japanese Interpol in Tokyo after over a decade of investigation and hunting. (more...)
Erdogan calls on Putin to end attacks in northern Syria… Erdogan calls on Putin to end attacks in northern Syria…
- January 12, 2018

During the conversation, Putin and Erdogan agreed to " intensify the coordination of efforts by the military and special services of the two countries in order to effectively combat terrorist groups in Syria ". Following the attacks, the Russian Defense Ministry published photos of the drones, saying that the design used by the militants could only be obtained from a technologically advanced country, and warned of the danger of such attacks in any country in the world. (more...)
Number of A&E patients treated within four hours at lowest ever level Number of A&E patients treated within four hours at lowest ever level
- January 12, 2018

This compares to 92.5 per cent in the comparable week the previous year. The Royal College of Surgeons said it was "disappointing" that just 77.3% of patients at major A&E departments were treated within four hours, worse than in December 2016 when 79.3% of patients were seen. (more...)
North Korea diplomats say attack on United States would be 'suicidal'
- January 12, 2018

During his first year in the White House, Trump issued a series of bombastic statements about Kim and North Korea as the reclusive nation carried out a number of nuclear and ballistic missiles tests. Earlier this week North Korean and South Korea engaged in public diplomatic meetings for the first time in nearly two years after Kim had suggested he was interested in sending athletes to the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February. (more...)
Islamic State launches surprise attack on Syrian army near key airbase Islamic State launches surprise attack on Syrian army near key airbase
- January 11, 2018

The majority of the deaths were fighters from the rebel group, in addition to seven civilians, with several people still unaccounted for, it said. According to that agreement, Turkey is expected to stop FSA attacks on Syrian regime forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad while Russian Federation and Iran are expected to prevent the Syrian Army and pro-Iran militia from attacking the FSA. (more...)
Baltimore bystander catches hospital staff dumping patient on the street Baltimore bystander catches hospital staff dumping patient on the street
- January 11, 2018

The guards pulled the woman out of the chair, placed a small pile of belongings next to her and left. "So ya'll are just going to leave this lady out here with no clothes on?" On Tuesday night, staffers at a Baltimore hospital were caught on camera wheeling a patient to a bus stop, according to CBS News . (more...)
Tunisia deploys army, makes 300 arrests as violent unrest persists Tunisia deploys army, makes 300 arrests as violent unrest persists
- January 11, 2018

Demonstrations have swept across the country after one small protest took place on Sunday. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed visited one of the affected areas, where he criticized the main opposition party backing the protests - the Popular Front - and said criminal networks were exploiting the unrest, according to the CNN. (more...)

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