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Failed Cabinet reshuffle leaves Theresa May looking weak as ever Failed Cabinet reshuffle leaves Theresa May looking weak as ever
- January 12, 2018

An interim deal on Brexit in December 2017 appeared to give her new impetus, and the much-anticipated reshuffle was arranged. It also comes as the prime minister tries to reset her leadership in the face of a resurgent opposition Labour party, which exceeded expectations in the snap election May called - and almost lost - last summer. (more...)
Tamar Braxton Tamar Braxton "not together" with estranged husband Vincent Herbert, deletes her Instagram
- January 12, 2018

Here's what we know! Tamar Braxton , 40, is officially off Instagram ... for now. According to theJasmineBRAND.com , the Braxton family matriarch isn't here for Tamar resuming communication with the man she claimed months ago physically assaulted her daughter. (more...)
Sami Khedira sends Juventus transfer message over Liverpool midfielder Emre Can Sami Khedira sends Juventus transfer message over Liverpool midfielder Emre Can
- January 12, 2018

The 23-year-old Reds midfielder is out of contract in six months and the Italian champions are said to hold a strong interest in signing the Germany worldwide to bolster their squad. "He's young, strong and very talented". So if there were the possibility of Juventus to sign him, I would take this opportunity in a flash. "I'm very thankful to all the trainers, the manager and all the staff here for the part they have played in helping me to achieve that because without them it wouldn't ... (more...)
Iraqi Forces Capture ISIS Executioner Who Hurled Gay Men From Buildings Iraqi Forces Capture ISIS Executioner Who Hurled Gay Men From Buildings
- January 12, 2018

Abu Omar was seen in a number of ISIS execution videos in which his victims were thrown off of buildings, decapitated, or stoned to death for offenses such as suspected homosexuality and desecrating Allah's name. It is unclear how many Iraqis have been slaughtered by ISIS, which swept across the country in the summer of 2014 before gradually being pushed back by government forces supported by a USA -led coalition. (more...)
Man Drives Tank Into Store, Steals Bottle of Wine Man Drives Tank Into Store, Steals Bottle of Wine
- January 12, 2018

A Russian man's been arrested after taking a tank and ramming it into a supermarket. He also crushed a auto parked nearby, images showed. On a joyride through Apatity, the man driving the armored vehicle badly damaged a parked auto before careening through the supermarket window, police said. (more...)
United Kingdom government warns social media giants to fight extremism or face fines United Kingdom government warns social media giants to fight extremism or face fines
- January 12, 2018

Wallace told the newspaper. The government is also spending vast sums on counter-terrorism operations as well as on additional human surveillance to track down radicals and their followers. YouTube said it was a complex problem and was a challenging task for them to finish it so quickly. "Over the course of 2017 we have made significant progress through investing in machine learning technology, recruiting more reviewers, building partnerships with experts and collaboration with other ... (more...)
Days after skier dies, special avalanche warning issued for BC Interior ranges Days after skier dies, special avalanche warning issued for BC Interior ranges
- January 12, 2018

According to Avalanche Canada's Forecasting Program Supervisor, James Floyer, recent snowstorms have buried a number of weak layers in the snowpack, causing instability. The deadliest avalanche in the province, however, was in 1991 in B.C.'s Purcell range, when nine heli-skiers died in a massive slide near Golden, B.C. (more...)
Georgia basketball falls to Missouri, loses third straight on road Georgia basketball falls to Missouri, loses third straight on road
- January 12, 2018

Porter only started, Martin later explained, to give junior Kevin Puryear a chance to relax and regroup after several consecutive rough games, though the freshman more than earned his keep in the lineup. "I definitely think he's one of the best freshmen in the country", Puryear said, "and he's proving himself of that". The Tigers sent two, and sometimes even three, defenders at the SEC pre-season co-player of the year. (more...)
Top Performer of the day: Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT)
- January 12, 2018

Credit Agricole S A decreased its stake in Firstenergy Corp (FE) by 4.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was upgraded on Monday, March 13 by Robert W. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 2.02 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 13 investors sold REX American Resources Corporation shares while 39 reduced holdings. (more...)
PHE launches Change4Life campaign around children's snacking PHE launches Change4Life campaign around children's snacking
- January 12, 2018

On average each child has at least three treats a day. This does not include fruit and vegetables, as children should eat more of these to reach their "five a day" quota. That's on the back of figures showing a third of children leave primary school overweight or obese. The guidelines do not apply to fruit and vegetables as children should be encouraged to eat a wide variety of these to achieve their "5-a day", says PHE. (more...)
Shashi Tharoor and Swaraj spar over Hindi as official language at UN Shashi Tharoor and Swaraj spar over Hindi as official language at UN
- January 12, 2018

Tharoor, who worked in the UN and announced his retirement after finishing second in the 2006 election for UN Secretary-General, questioned the need to push for Hindi, which he pointed out was not even the national language of India. "It is not hard to get the support of two-third member nations". "Not just Rs. 40 crore, the government is ready to spend Rs. 400 crore on it", added Swaraj, who blamed the voting system at the United Nations". (more...)
Charlottesville selects first black female mayor Charlottesville selects first black female mayor
- January 12, 2018

He said there had been "friction" and instances where staff reportedly said they felt overburdened by questions and requests from the council. "I don't think that's the right way to make a decision like that and that's not why I voted for Ms. (more...)
China says will not attend Vancouver meeting on North Korea China says will not attend Vancouver meeting on North Korea
- January 12, 2018

North Korea's first talks with South Korea in more than two years turned tense Tuesday, after representatives of President Moon Jae-in proposed discussions with Kim about giving up his nuclear weapons program. Freeland and Tillerson announced plans to hold the January 16 meeting during Tillerson's visit to Ottawa last month. After North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear device yet and launched missiles capable of reaching the US, the UN Security Council imposed a series of sanctions ... (more...)
US Soldier Wounded in Apparent Afghan Insider Attack US Soldier Wounded in Apparent Afghan Insider Attack
- January 12, 2018

Mohammed Ismail Shinwari, district governor of Achin, said 13 to 15 militiamen were killed in the confrontation. However, since the year 2014, reports continue to emerge regarding the growing insurgency activities of the ISIS terrorist groups in some remote parts of the province, including Achin. (more...)
Let's be Pacific! UK in new trade talks Let's be Pacific! UK in new trade talks
- January 12, 2018

If the United Kingdom is to join the partnership it would mean it's the first country that does not border the Asia-Pacific region to do so. News of potential trade groups could allow British farmers to " thrive " outside the European Union , following decades of being "boxed in" by the EU's agricultural policies. (more...)
Fire Tears Through Apartment Buildings in Brooklyn; 6 Firefighters, 1 Cop Hurt
- January 12, 2018

It escalated to a 3-alarm fire after it extended to two vacant neighboring buildings, slated for demolition. Pix 11 reported the extent of the injuries were unknown. PHOTOS from the scene :The fire led to some frightening moments for residents. It took one and a half hour for the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) to bring the blaze under control. (more...)
Contamination saga may hurt reputation of French agri-business: minister Contamination saga may hurt reputation of French agri-business: minister
- January 12, 2018

Retailers Carrefour and Leclerc have admitted selling products from the dairy group Lactalis that were supposed to be recalled over a Salmonella scare. Three dozen children are thought to have fallen ill. Lactalis said the contamination was due to renovation work on the factory. The plant has been at a standstill since December 8 and said Thursday it put 250 of its 327 staff on shorter working hours until at least early next month. (more...)
Senator Tina Smith talks about work ahead Senator Tina Smith talks about work ahead
- January 12, 2018

For Smith's part, she responded to news of her senate invitation by stating, "I accept this appointment, and it will be my great honor to serve Minnesota as United States senator". Senator Smith spoke with Northlanders at Hoops Brewery, on what she hopes to tackle while in Washington. Duluth Mayor Emily Larson hosted the meet-and-greet Friday, two days after Smith, a former lieutenant governor, was sworn in to fill the Senate seat vacated when Sen. (more...)
2 men arrested, accused of forcing woman into prostitution 2 men arrested, accused of forcing woman into prostitution
- January 12, 2018

Following that meeting, police allege that the men forced the victim to perform sexual services in multiple cities over a five-day period. Both women separately went to the suspect's apartment for an interview where police say he procured them to work in the sex trade for money. (more...)
Attorney: Reggie Lynch 'categorically denies' all sexual assault allegations Attorney: Reggie Lynch 'categorically denies' all sexual assault allegations
- January 12, 2018

Sharing her statement with advocate Abby Honold, Alex-who chose to only be identified by her first name-said actions like Pacyga's are the reason she was initially afraid to come forward. The EOAA also recommended Lynch be suspended for misconduct in a separate incident alleged to have happened April 28, 2016. Pacyga compared the accusations against Lynch and the current climate towards sexual misconduct to the hysteria that led to Japanese internment camps during World War II. (more...)
Emmerson Mnangagwa wants Tsvangirai's support to postpone polls, Jonathan Moyo tell BBC Emmerson Mnangagwa wants Tsvangirai's support to postpone polls, Jonathan Moyo tell BBC
- January 12, 2018

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is scheduled to visit Angola on Friday and meet with President Joao Lourenco, said a statement issued by the Angolan President's Civil Affairs Office on Wednesday. This is the first time that Moyo has appeared in public since the resignation of Mugabe following a military-backed "soft coup" in November. Moyo made further claims that those running the government are the most feared people in the country as they were involved in the Gukurahundi ... (more...)
US Service Member Killed, 4 Others Injured In Afghanistan US Service Member Killed, 4 Others Injured In Afghanistan
- January 12, 2018

Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., the senior USA military commander in Afghanistan , issued a statement expressing condolences for the lost service member. Taliban is also known to be quite active in the region. There are now about 14,000 USA troops stationed in Afghanistan to help the country's military battle the Taliban and ISIS. (more...)
Charlie Blackmon, Rockies avoid arbitration with $14M deal Charlie Blackmon, Rockies avoid arbitration with $14M deal
- January 12, 2018

Blackmon logged career-high numbers in homers, RBI, walks (65), doubles (tied his 2016 mark with 35), triples (14), runs scored (137), total hits (213) and total bases (387). Blackmon, of course, earned an All-Star Game bid, the second of his big league career after first being named to the showcase back in 2014. After finishing 87-75 during the regular season, the Rockies made it to the National League Wild Card Game, only to be bounced by the rival Arizona Diamondbacks. (more...)
Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG
- January 12, 2018

Both the US and Turkish interventions in Syria, however, have been dwarfed by that of Assad supporters Russian Federation and Iran. The Turkish government said the Idlib offensive was endangering the effort to reach a resolution of the conflict and accused the Syrian government of using the pretext of fighting militants to wage a wide scale attack. (more...)
Russian Federation poised to force journalists to register as foreign agents Russian Federation poised to force journalists to register as foreign agents
- January 12, 2018

At least nine news organizations funded by the USA government have been designated "foreign agents" under the original version of the law since it was signed by President Vladimir Putin last fall in retaliation to America's decision to restrict Kremlin-run media. (more...)
Mary J Blige gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star after remarkable year Mary J Blige gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star after remarkable year
- January 12, 2018

And we learned how to survive. "Dee, I want to thank you for calling me", Mary said . She had three jobs and she never stopped. There's been times in my career that I didn't want to step out (of) my house because I was hurt so bad. Blige was born on January 11, 1971, in the Bronx, a borough of New York City, and was raised in Richmond Hill, Georgia, and Yonkers, New York. She pours everything into a record and into a performance. (more...)
EXPLOSIVE: Trump slams Haiti and African nations as 'shithole countries' EXPLOSIVE: Trump slams Haiti and African nations as 'shithole countries'
- January 12, 2018

The quote was also reported by the Associated Press and the Washington Post who noted that Trump had met the Norwegian premier on Wednesday, possibly prompting his comment on the country. Trump also took issue with the idea that, while a lottery that benefits people from Africa and other nations would be ended, there could be another way for them to apply. (more...)
As budget fight looms, Republicans flip fiscal script As budget fight looms, Republicans flip fiscal script
- January 12, 2018

Now they have a great future, and it's just beginning, " Trump wrote from his residence in Mar-a-Lago, Florida". "I don't know if we'll have bigger moments, but we hope to", said Trump. Senate as Democrats seek to make a historic political comeback and Republicans rally to defend their political dominance. But as Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes point out , we can empirically evaluate whether Republicans are - or aren't - making a good-faith effort to interview all the witnesses ... (more...)
King supports president's signing of act to keep opioids out of US King supports president's signing of act to keep opioids out of US
- January 12, 2018

The president signed the Interdict Act , which provides border and customs agents with $9 million for additional portable chemical screening devices to check packages, mail and travelers. The INTERDICT Act is created to combat a nationwide opioid abuse epidemic by providing chemical screening devices to U.S. Customs and Border Protection that will enhance their ability to interdict fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and other narcotics illegally brought into the United States. (more...)
CNN Host Pulls The Plug On White House Aide's Train Wreck Interview CNN Host Pulls The Plug On White House Aide's Train Wreck Interview
- January 12, 2018

The " Morning Joe " host said CNN's Jake Tapper correctly identified the White House official's intended "audience of one" - the president Miller serves as a senior adviser. The CIA chief says those kind of questions are coming from "people who just have not accepted the fact that President Trump is the United States president and I'm sorry for them and that". (more...)

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