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UAE responds to United Nations over Qatar airspace violation claims UAE responds to United Nations over Qatar airspace violation claims
- January 17, 2018

The UAE was to lodge a complaint against Qatar at the UN's aviation agency on Tuesday after Qatari war planes intercepted UAE civilian aircraft, a UAE official said. The Ministry denounced the current escalation by Qatar, and called upon the country to abide by worldwide law and customs. Bahrain state television aired radar footage it described as showing Emirates flight No. (more...)
Africa, Ghana summon United States diplomats after Trump remark
- January 17, 2018

After months of frenzied negotiations, talks on Capitol Hill on immigration policy were suddenly muted Tuesday, as lawmakers returned to face the continued controversy of over President Donald Trump's vulgar remarks and the looming threat of a government shutdown. (more...)
Class one student stabbed inside Lucknow school Class one student stabbed inside Lucknow school
- January 17, 2018

IANS quoted local police saying that the Class 1 student, identified as Hrithik, was found bleeding profusely and unconscious at Brightland school in Triveni Nagar on Tuesday. The father of the victim, who works as a peon in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, said that he was informed by the school authorities about his son getting hurt. (more...)
Cape Town Could Run Out of Water in Less Than 100 Days Cape Town Could Run Out of Water in Less Than 100 Days
- January 17, 2018

Nearly 2 million tourists flock to Cape Town every year to bathe on sandy white beaches, explore natural features like Table Mountain or to sip wine in dozens of nearby vineyards. "It'll be honestly horrific". They will be allowed 25 litres of water a day per person, Reuters quoted officials as saying. "We catch water from our showers in buckets, and throw it into our toilets", Dickson, who has been living in the South African city for the last 24 years, told Al Jazeera. (more...)
Koreas Talk About Olympic Cooperation Ahead Of IOC Meeting Koreas Talk About Olympic Cooperation Ahead Of IOC Meeting
- January 17, 2018

Later, the USA secretary of state declined to comment on whether Washington is considering military strikes against North Korea. That fear turned to panic for some people in Japan and Hawaii, when two mobile alerts about incoming missiles were mistakenly sent out in the past week. (more...)
Murder of Serb Leader in Kosovo Thwarts Dialogue Attempt Murder of Serb Leader in Kosovo Thwarts Dialogue Attempt
- January 17, 2018

Oliver Ivanovic was shot five times on the street in front of his office in the divided city of Mitrovica in northern Kosovo . He was taken to a hospital but doctors were unable to save him. federal bureau of investigation. Hinting at foreign involvement in the murder, Mr Haradinaj also said officials believe that "this crime, as well as certain criminal developments taking place in the north, are the result of illegal involvement. (more...)
How a Lebanese-Canadian helped assess Trump's cognitive functions
- January 17, 2018

Ronny L. Jackson, said the 71-year-old president received a ideal score on a cognitive test. Jackson, who also served as former president Barack Obama's official physician, denied anything has been hidden. The president is "more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", his physician allowed. The exam, Dr. Jackson said, lasted about 4 hours long and featured 12 consultants. (more...)
Suspect charged with murder in University of Pennsylvania student's killing Suspect charged with murder in University of Pennsylvania student's killing
- January 17, 2018

Hundreds of people candlelight vigil to remember Bernstein. Blaze's lifeless body was found on January 9, just outside Borrego park, the last place Woodward claimed he saw him. Woodward picked him up on January 2 and drove with him to several places before they wound up at a park, authorities said. Bernstein's blood was found on a sleeping bag in Woodward's possession. (more...)
Parents held after allegedly holding their children captive Parents held after allegedly holding their children captive
- January 17, 2018

A courageous 17-year-old girl escaped her home and called 911 on Sunday to report a horrific situation: she and her 12 siblings were allegedly being held captive by their parents in their home. Riverside County Sheriff's Department investigated and found the rest of her siblings in a dark and foul-smelling room. Neighbors told NBC Los Angeles that they knew the family had many children but that they weren't sure how many because "the kids didn't come out very often". (more...)
Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to finish Rohingya return in 2 yrs Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to finish Rohingya return in 2 yrs
- January 17, 2018

Dhaka, Jan. 17 (IANS): Bangladeshi immigration authorities have registered more than a million Rohingyas - or around 95 per cent of the estimated Muslim minority members living in refugee camps in the country, an official said on Wednesday. (more...)
Validus Holdings LTD (NYSE:VR) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report Validus Holdings LTD (NYSE:VR) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report
- January 17, 2018

About 12.15 million shares traded. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) has been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research. Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $182,278 activity. MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R had sold 6,750 shares worth $249,750. (more...)
Aadhaar may cause death of citizens' civil rights, Supreme Court told Aadhaar may cause death of citizens' civil rights, Supreme Court told
- January 17, 2018

Two other judges, Justices U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud, had also visited the residence of Justice Chelameswar late in the evening, the sources said. "Over time, the profiling enables the State to stifle dissent and influence political decision making". "As the Aadhaar programme expands, the extent of profiling will expand", he further argued. (more...)
Arizona's Double-Barrel Rejection of President Trump's 'Fake News' Arizona's Double-Barrel Rejection of President Trump's 'Fake News'
- January 17, 2018

CBS News reported that Flake , in an excerpt released prior to his speech Wednesday, said , "Mr. President, it is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words infamously spoken by Josef Stalin to describe his enemies". (more...)
Nebraska Beats Illini at the Buzzer. 64-63 Nebraska Beats Illini at the Buzzer. 64-63
- January 17, 2018

The team's leading scorer at 15.8 points per game who has gotten to the free throw line twice as much as any player on the roster, Palmer's benching didn't seem to make much sense. Trent Frazier led IL in scoring with 19. The loss drops the Illini record to 10-9 and 0-6 in Big Ten play. But tonight, the Cornhuskers slid into SportsCenter thanks to a game victor. (more...)
Trump Rips Sen. 'Dicky' Durbin Amid Ongoing Sh*thole Furor: 'Totally Misrepresented' Trump Rips Sen. 'Dicky' Durbin Amid Ongoing Sh*thole Furor: 'Totally Misrepresented'
- January 17, 2018

After taking part in bipartisan discussions about immigration in the Oval Office last week, Durbin accused Trump of referring to the home nations of many American immigrants, including Haiti and African nations , as " shithole countries ". (more...)
Nigerian govt joins Trump's sh*thole remarks protest, summons USA ambassador
- January 17, 2018

Trump said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. Ivana Trump's comments echo the President's own remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity in Florida on Sunday night that "I'm not a racist". (more...)
Russian Federation acknowledges Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism
- January 17, 2018

The second Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation meeting scheduled for early February has been postponed by nearly three weeks in order to make better preparations for the summit, the Afghan foreign ministry has announced. When the VOA sought confirmation and goal of the Taliban delegation's visit to Pakistan, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said, "Let me check and if I get any information I will get back and share it with you". (more...)
5.7-magnitude natural disaster rocks Taipei 5.7-magnitude natural disaster rocks Taipei
- January 17, 2018

There have been no reports of injuries, but according to witnesses accounts, building in downtown Taipei swayed slightly. The epicentre of the magnitude 5.7 quake was just a few miles out of the city in the mountain region of Beitou, according to Taiwan News. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed is a terrorist, reacts India over Pak PM remark Hafiz Saeed is a terrorist, reacts India over Pak PM remark
- January 17, 2018

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that there is no danger of war with India and suggested that both the countries should ensure there is no escalation of situation along the global borders. Referring to him as "Hafiz Saeed sahab(Sir)", Abbasi said that there is no case in the country against the JuD chief. Responding to a question about Saeed, he said, "There is no case registered against Saeed in Pakistan (Pakistan mein koi case Hafiz Saeed sahabkekhilaafnahi hai)". (more...)
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show' GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show'
- January 17, 2018

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., asked her specifically if she heard the vulgarity or a "substantially similar word" to describe certain countries. 'The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough , but this was not the language used'. (more...)
Nirmala Sitharaman inside cockpit of Sukhoi-30 MKI as she undertakes sortie Nirmala Sitharaman inside cockpit of Sukhoi-30 MKI as she undertakes sortie
- January 17, 2018

Attired in a flying overall and anti-G suit, the defence minister was piloted by Group Captain Sumit Garg, commanding officer of the 31 Squadron, who did several turns and basic manoeuvres with the VIP co-passenger in the back seat. It was eye-opening & memorable. India purchased 272 Su-30 MKI from Russian Federation, of which 236 jets were delivered to the IAF by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited that manufacture the aircraft under a licence from Russian Federation. (more...)
Tillerson warns military action on NK unless diplomacy works
- January 17, 2018

The talks last week occurred after the USA agreed to South Korea's request to postpone a large military exercise, which usually involves 30,000 American troops and 200,000 South Koreans, until after the Olympics are held February 9-25.in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (more...)
White House Physician: Trump's 'Overall Health Is Excellent' White House Physician: Trump's 'Overall Health Is Excellent'
- January 17, 2018

On Tuesday, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected to meet with the panel, while Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, is expected to testify this week before the committee as well. But Bannon refused to answer questions about that crucial period, prompting the committee's chairman, Representative Devin Nunes of California, to issue the subpoena, said Nunes spokesman Jack Langer. (more...)
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club Required Emergency Repairs, Failed Maintenance Inspection Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club Required Emergency Repairs, Failed Maintenance Inspection
- January 17, 2018

Those included the absence of smoke detectors capable of alerting hearing impaired guests through flashing lights, and chunks of missing concrete exposing steel rebar on a staircase. The kitchens passed the inspection, however, and did not need to be rechecked. Trump entertained Japanese President Abe and his wife at Mar-a-Lago in February 2017, shortly after a previous state inspection cited one of the kitchens for the intent to serve raw fish that had "not undergone proper parasite ... (more...)
China says Vancouver meeting on North Korea showed 'Cold War thinking'
- January 17, 2018

The South Korean ministry added the two Koreas will consult with the International Olympic Committee this weekend. North Korea also plans to send a 230-member cheering squad that will root for athletes from both countries, the statement said . (more...)
CBSE revises Class 12 exam date sheet, Physical Education test date changed CBSE revises Class 12 exam date sheet, Physical Education test date changed
- January 17, 2018

With the CBSE Board physical education exam 2018 scheduled just a day after the JEE Mains 2018, many students feel that the preparation for the physical education exam in a few hours is pretty hard. The changes has been done on the dates for the Physical Education examination. Almost 11.86 lakh students are scheduled to appear for the CBSE Class 12 exam. (more...)
Jind rape case: Suspect, a class 12 boy, found dead and mutilated Jind rape case: Suspect, a class 12 boy, found dead and mutilated
- January 17, 2018

The girl, whose parents were at work, was alone at home when the boy lured her and took her to another place where he allegedly raped her. Her body was recovered from near a canal in Budhakhera village of Jind district in Haryana on January 14. (more...)
13 starving children bound to beds in house of horrors 13 starving children bound to beds in house of horrors
- January 17, 2018

While the investigation is ongoing and a doctor at the news conference didn't confirm the 13 siblings were victims of starvation, she described the healing process for such malnourishment. It was not immediately clear if the suspects had attorneys or whether they had entered a plea. "I'm still disturbed", he said. I haven't seen her in 19 years. (more...)
'No, I'm not a racist'
- January 17, 2018

In remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in West Palm Beach, Florida, Trump said when asked if he is a racist, "No, I'm not a racist". Ghana is widely seen as a stable, peaceful country in an often turbulent region, and has close ties to the United States. Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat at Thursday's meeting, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. (more...)
Haiti 'shocked' by Trump comments, summons United States envoy Haiti 'shocked' by Trump comments, summons United States envoy
- January 17, 2018

On Sunday, Trump emphatically denied calling them "s--hole countries", adding that he is the "least racist person" reporters "have ever interviewed". "It's fair to say the president reacted strongly to that". These are familiar themes, of course: the vulgarity, the racially-charged comments, the notion that Trump changes his mind based on the last person he's spoken to are tropes you could apply to half the big news from the past year. (more...)

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