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U.S. businessman indicted for allegedly paying bribes to Russian nuclear energy official U.S. businessman indicted for allegedly paying bribes to Russian nuclear energy official
- January 14, 2018

In addition, Lambert has been charged with 10 more counts, including money laundering and electronic fraud. USA authorities have indicted a former co-president of a Maryland-based transportation company for allegedly bribing a Russian nuclear energy firm official to secure contracts to ship uranium to the United States, the Justice Department said in a press release. (more...)
Russian oligarch sues Trump's former aide Manafort for fraud Russian oligarch sues Trump's former aide Manafort for fraud
- January 14, 2018

Reuters reported on Wednesday that Deripaska is an "ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin". Surf Horizon Limited, a Cyprus-based company with ties to Oleg Deripaska, accused Mr Manafort and his business partner, Richard Gates, of misappropriating almost $19 million which it had invested in Ukrainian telecoms companies. (more...)
Judges vs CJI: Has the credibility of Indian judiciary been compromised? Judges vs CJI: Has the credibility of Indian judiciary been compromised?
- January 14, 2018

I will ask party (BJP) leaders and senior cabinet ministers to speak up. He said, "We shall be failing in our national duty if we do not take of what they have said". Who wants it? Who wants a favourable judgment?" If the four senior judges have gone public then how is it a Supreme Court matter alone? The Congress President went on to instigate the Apex Court for addressing the issue. (more...)
Trump asks EU allies to draw up new deal Iran nuclear issue Trump asks EU allies to draw up new deal Iran nuclear issue
- January 14, 2018

On Friday, Trump extended waivers of key economic sanctions on Iran for another 120 days but said he was doing so " for the last time ". I am waiving the application of certain nuclear sanctions, but only in order to secure our European allies' agreement to fix the bad flaws of the Iran nuclear deal . (more...)
'We helped rebuild Pentagon after 9/11': El Salvador condemns Trump's 's***hole' remarks 'We helped rebuild Pentagon after 9/11': El Salvador condemns Trump's 's***hole' remarks
- January 14, 2018

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., also a Cuban-American, said Trump's language, "should not be heard in locker rooms and it shouldn't be heard in the White House". In his statement Friday, Graham, who challenged Trump when he made the "shithole" comment, encouraged lawmakers to look past the incident and come to a solution. (more...)
Centurion Test: Ashwin takes three but S Africa in control Centurion Test: Ashwin takes three but S Africa in control
- January 14, 2018

India set South Africa 458 to win with more than a day to bowl them out. They are born and brought up on those pitches. I was on a holiday in Thailand during the first Test, so did not see much of it until witnessing the highlights when I got back to SA. (more...)
Iran says it will retaliate against 'hostile' USA sanctions Iran says it will retaliate against 'hostile' USA sanctions
- January 14, 2018

The decision to waive sanctions did not come easy, and required the urging of the president's top diplomatic and security advisers, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Adviser H.R. Ryabkov said Moscow must unite with Europe and China and undertake "intense work" to keep the existing plan intact and decried what he said was a U.S. (more...)
As California mudslide death toll hits 18, crews keep up the search
- January 14, 2018

Residents were still in shock over the loss of life. Overall, 28 people were injured. Sodden hillsides gave way, unleashing a torrent of mud, water, uprooted trees and boulders onto the valley below and causing what the police described as "traumatic injuries" to the victims, who ranged in age from 3 to 89. (more...)
China hopes to promote ties with Angola to new stage: FM
- January 14, 2018

The Chinese foreign affairs minister said the two countries are ready to take their relationship to greater heights through enhanced political mutual trust by boosting interactions at all levels, enhancing win-win cooperation in various fields, fostering people-to-people relationships, and closely communicating and coordinating to meet global and regional challenges. (more...)
Crowds gather for Virginia inauguration on chilly Saturday Crowds gather for Virginia inauguration on chilly Saturday
- January 14, 2018

The Democrat easily won November's election thanks to strong voter antipathy toward President Donald Trump. Northam is only the second governor to hail from the Eastern Shore of Virginia. An example: a keenly felt split in the state over what to do with its numerous Confederate monuments and statues, which Northam has said he'd like to see moved to museums. (more...)
White House hails drop in Chinese trade with North Korea White House hails drop in Chinese trade with North Korea
- January 14, 2018

While Chinese exports to North Korea increased in 2017 by 8.3 percent, imports slumped 33 percent from the year earlier, Market Watch reports . Despite the loss of nearly all trade, the impoverished North has pressed ahead with weapons development that Kim's regime sees as necessary for its survival in the face of USA pressure. (more...)
Trump Offers Vague Denial About Language on Immigrants Trump Offers Vague Denial About Language on Immigrants
- January 14, 2018

President , are you a racist? " she asked. "For once, we are all on the same page", an ambassador told AFP. The African Group of United Nations ambassadors, which said it was "extremely appalled" at the "racist and xenophobic remarks" and thanked Americans who have spoken out against the remarks. (more...)
Five wrestlers among six killed in Maharashtra road accident Five wrestlers among six killed in Maharashtra road accident
- January 14, 2018

Five others, including wrestlers, were injured in the accident and they were admitted to hospitals. "The mishap occurred on the Kadegaon-Sangli road, when the wrestlers were returning from Aundh village after participating in the wrestling competition there". (more...)
Trump calls Norway a 'great customer' in welcoming the PM Trump calls Norway a 'great customer' in welcoming the PM
- January 14, 2018

We "want to have clean water, clean air, but we also want businesses that can compete". The US president has at times seemed torn between advisors like his daughter Ivanka, who advocate for policies that mitigate the effects of climate change , and aides who believe global accords hold America back. (more...)
Makar Sankranthi 2018 Significance : History and Reason to Celebrate holy festival Makar Sankranthi 2018 Significance : History and Reason to Celebrate holy festival
- January 14, 2018

Music by Ismail Darbar, the song has a attractive classic touch which helps you to celebrate the festival traditionally. Makar Sankranti is regarded as important for spiritual practices and accordingly, people take a holy dip in rivers, especially Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna, and Kaveri. (more...)
Text alert of ballistic missile threat to Hawaii false alarm, officials say
- January 14, 2018

He said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like insane". "It was the real deal", she said. The alert on Saturday sent the islands into a panic, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake. (more...)
Root fit to play in ODI series opener against Australia Root fit to play in ODI series opener against Australia
- January 14, 2018

Liam Livingstone , England's uncapped selection for the Test tour of New Zealand in March and April, believes he is better placed to impress in red-ball than white-ball cricket , after missing the chance to establish his credentials in two T20 appearances against South Africa last summer. (more...)
"How To Kill Someone" Internet Search Helps Police Arrest Texas Wife
- January 14, 2018

Sandra Garner called 911 to report that "she was awakened that night by two gunshots and saw a masked male holding a gun and flashlight inside her residence". It was the seizure of Garner's electronic devices that turned up the biggest piece of evidence against her. A search of the devices found Garner had used an internet search engine to find results for " how to kill someone and not get caught ". (more...)
Trump ei Paesi Trump ei Paesi "cessi", l'Onu si arrabbia
- January 14, 2018

Trump ha dichiarato di aver annullato la visita del mese prossimo, che prevedeva l'apertura della nuova ambasciata americana a Londra , perche' non gli piaceva l'edificio e pensava che fosse un "cattivo affare" dal punto di vista finanziario. (more...)
Reluctant Trump agrees to Iran nuclear deal a final time Reluctant Trump agrees to Iran nuclear deal a final time
- January 14, 2018

In a statement , Trump said , "Today, I am waiving the application of certain nuclear sanctions, but only in order to secure our European allies' agreement to fix the awful flaws of the Iran nuclear deal ". Trump said he wants to amend USA law to make Iran's long-range missile program inseparable from its nuclear program. He has continually made noises about scrapping it and reapplying sanctions, but Congress has so far not gone along with that. (more...)
US ultimatum on nuclear deal, new sanctions draw Iran threat US ultimatum on nuclear deal, new sanctions draw Iran threat
- January 14, 2018

Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions on Iran for the last time to give the United States and European allies a final chance to amend the 2015 pact. Iran's foreign ministry said "The Trump regime's hostile action [against Larijani] ... crossed all red lines of conduct in the worldwide community and is a violation of global law and will surely be answered by a serious reaction of the Islamic Republic". (more...)
Lionel Messi's new contract makes him 'the 100 million-euro man'
- January 14, 2018

The report claims that the Argentine is fighting the corner of his fellow South American, claiming that the former Liverpool star still has plenty to offer - a fact backed up by the striker scoring six times in his last five La Liga outings. (more...)
Pacom Officials: Missile Warning in Hawaii Was False Alarm
- January 14, 2018

It is unclear how this message was accidentally sent. But emergency officials quickly told residents the alert was a mistake, with the Hawaii EMA writing: 'NO missile threat to Hawaii '. Willow said she had no indications that the bomb threat was anything but real. Hawaii residents took shelter where they could and gathered with loved ones in prayer believing they were about to die. (more...)
Emergency missile attack alert not real, police say Emergency missile attack alert not real, police say
- January 14, 2018

The governor's remarks come after Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Administrator Vern Miyagi headed to the agency's 24-hour operations center to find out why the false alert was sent out, according to an email to CNN . Willow said she had no indications that the bomb threat was anything but real. The push notification alert went out just after 8 am HST, panicking residents and visitors. (more...)
Trump in 'excellent health' after physical examination, says doctor Trump in 'excellent health' after physical examination, says doctor
- January 14, 2018

In lengthy remarks to reporters, Durbin said he was an attendee of a bipartisan meeting at the White House to discuss immigration reform when Trump made a number of comments that were "hate-filled, vile, and racist ". Ben Marter, a spokesman for Durbin, did not provide details of the conversation but said the senator was "encouraged" by Trump's reaction . In a tweet on Friday, Trump denied using the word "shithole", but Durbin insisted that the president had indeed said it. (more...)
Republican Issa is retiring: another prominent GOPer calls it quits Republican Issa is retiring: another prominent GOPer calls it quits
- January 14, 2018

Jeb Hensarling , chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and Virginia Rep. "India needs to roll out the red carpet, rather than rolling out the red tape", said Royce, quoting Modi, speaking on the need to ease burdensome regulations. (more...)
Torrential California mudslide takes lives of elderly, young
- January 14, 2018

However, they were then forced to evacuate their home again on Sunday due to the mudslides . Marin County fire Battalion Chief and team member Graham Groneman said they are glad to use their skills to aid the community. Ms Benitez lived with her sister-in-law, Marilyn Ramos, 27, who was asleep with her daughter, Kaelly, 3, when mud crashed through their Montecito rental home, carrying both to their deaths. (more...)
UN Secretary General 'Trusts' Colombian Peace Process UN Secretary General 'Trusts' Colombian Peace Process
- January 14, 2018

The ELN, declared a 102-day ceasefire - their first ever - in October, supervised by the United Nations and the Roman Catholic Church. Suspected rebels from Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) abducted the state oil company worker on Saturday from an office in Saravena, near the border with Venezuela, local media reported. (more...)
CMS pressed to give more time for comment on Medicaid-work changes CMS pressed to give more time for comment on Medicaid-work changes
- January 14, 2018

Many of their employers, however, don't offer healthcare coverage. So are the more than 10 million people on Medicaid because they have a disability. Federal and state officials and health policy experts said that Medicaid beneficiaries could work at a variety of jobs - as cashiers, telemarketers, housekeepers, nursing and home health aides, child care providers, cooks and dishwashers, waiters and waitresses, retail sales clerks, landscapers, security guards and construction laborers, ... (more...)
Pakistan foreign minister threatens India of nuclear attack, slams Army Chief Rawat Pakistan foreign minister threatens India of nuclear attack, slams Army Chief Rawat
- January 14, 2018

If we will have to really confront the Pakistanis, and a task is given to us, we are not going to say we can not cross the border because they have nuclear weapons. If we will have to really confront the Pakistanis, and a task is given to us, we are not going to say we can not cross the border because they have nuclear weapons. (more...)

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