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Underdog Eagles overpower Vikings to win NFC crown Underdog Eagles overpower Vikings to win NFC crown
- January 22, 2018

For a fan base that's seen a litany letdowns and felt the sting of routine heartbreak, it seemed like this Philadelphia Eagles season was in position to deliver the latest blow. Foles began the game by hitting plenty of effective short passes. Instead they gained five yards on three plays and punted the ball back to Foles. "I've had a lot worse", Brady said. (more...)
Catalonia's Puigdemont arrives in Denmark without being detained Catalonia's Puigdemont arrives in Denmark without being detained
- January 22, 2018

The University of Copenhagen announced a debate for Monday in the Danish capital on " Catalonia and Europe at a Crossroads for Democracy". The Spanish Supreme Court issued an global arrest warrant against him but withdrew it in December to avoid the risk of Belgian authorities granting him asylum. (more...)
North Korean pop star visits South Korea before performing at the Olympics North Korean pop star visits South Korea before performing at the Olympics
- January 22, 2018

At the talks, the North Korean side said that the program will likely consist of "folk songs and masterpieces that fit the theme of unification and are well known to both South and North Koreans". The other sporting events the North Koreans will compete in are figure skating, short track speed skating, Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing. The activists also burned the so-called unification flag - a light blue silhouette of the Korean Peninsula on a white background - which Seoul and ... (more...)
McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week
- January 22, 2018

House Republicans considered on Tuesday a stopgap bill to fund the US government through February 16 to avert a shutdown, but the measure would not include Democrats' demands for protections for young people brought to the United States illegally as children. (more...)
How & Where to Watch Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st T20I Online How & Where to Watch Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st T20I Online
- January 22, 2018

Out of six Pakistan have won just two T20Is, losing four. Munro and Tom Bruce (26) set up the New Zealand victory with a 49-run stand for the third wicket after the hosts wobbled at the start of their modest run chase. He managed to get off the mark in the following over but only lasted nine balls before he became Southee´s second victim and was gone for seven. The visitors will be without the services of experienced all-rounder Shoaib Malik. (more...)
People at Polk County mall evacuated after explosive device detonates People at Polk County mall evacuated after explosive device detonates
- January 22, 2018

While en route, responding crews learned part of the mall was on fire. They found that the smoke was coming from a corridor next to JC Penney, and then located the detonated bomb. The Polk County Sheriff's Office, the State Fire Marshal, and the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad have joined the investigation, the Ledger reports. (more...)
Duterte to join ASEAN leaders for India's Republic Day Duterte to join ASEAN leaders for India's Republic Day
- January 22, 2018

She added that the DFA is still waiting for confirmation if the President will have a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi. PM Modi had invited the ASEAN leaders to this year's Republic Day parade during his ASEAN-India Summit in November last year. (more...)
Imran Khan says meeting Trump will be a 'bitter pill' to swallow Imran Khan says meeting Trump will be a 'bitter pill' to swallow
- January 22, 2018

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was on Thursday furious over the remarks of the opposition parties for parliament during the Lahore protest. Speaking on a point of order he said, "the words used against the parliament are painful for me, for democratic people and for the entire nation". (more...)
House GOP confident it can avert shutdown; Senate far from sure House GOP confident it can avert shutdown; Senate far from sure
- January 22, 2018

Still, progressives say the risk to Democrats in conservative states is overblown, pointing out that polls show an overwhelming majority of Americans back a right to residency for undocumented migrants brought to the USA as children. Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told reporters Wednesday that conservatives aren't sold on the direction of the immigration negotiations and would not say how many he expected would vote against the bill. (more...)
US House passes bill to avoid govt. shutdown
- January 22, 2018

Democrats, for their part, placed the blame on Republicans, pointing to the fact that they are the majority in both the House and Senate to avoid accusations of simply being obstructionists. "Stop holding children's health insurance hostage". But Democrats are insisting that long-term funding legislation include protections for roughly 700,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the U.S.as children - not just a vote on their status. (more...)
Over 11000 Displaced By Volcano Eruption In Philippines Return Home Over 11000 Displaced By Volcano Eruption In Philippines Return Home
- January 22, 2018

Monday. On Friday, January 19, lava and pyroclastic flow from the volcano moved 3 kilometers from the crater , halfway to a "no man's land" area where a handful of farmers till the land for vegetable farming. The NDRRMC report said lava was "flowing more voluminously", feeding the advancing Miisi lava flow and two other new lava flows in the Bonga Gully. (more...)
Thousands March In Washington, DC
- January 22, 2018

An official tally of attendees was not provided. Women's March descends on the White House in Washington DC. They hope to register 1 million voters in 2018. "How could a person publicly stand by an organization that helps to provide support for victims of sexual assault while privately preying on people who have no power?" Also in November, she told the Vulture Festival LA that she has had "discrimination or harassment on nearly everything I've ever worked on in some way". (more...)
Turkey presses offensive against Kurdish militia in Syria Turkey presses offensive against Kurdish militia in Syria
- January 22, 2018

But the strongest denunciation came from Erdogan, who has presided as relations between the United States and its biggest Muslim ally within North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have stretched to the breaking point, reported Reuters . Gov Mehmet Tekinarslan said four rockets struck the town of Kilis, hitting two houses, an office and slightly wounding one person. The YPG said it had repulsed the Turkish forces. (more...)
British businesses call on May to stay in customs union with EU British businesses call on May to stay in customs union with EU
- January 22, 2018

CBI director general Carolyn Fairbairn said there was a "lack of clarity" surrounding ongoing talks about the future of UK-EU trade. Previously, the business group has only demanded Britain stay in a customs union during a "transitional phase" after 2019. (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Mylan NV (MYL), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)
- January 22, 2018

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $31.22. About 59,251 shares traded. Headlines about Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL ) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.88% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. 383,290 are held by Letko Brosseau &. Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 107,736 shares. (more...)
How to watch NFC Championship online or on TV How to watch NFC Championship online or on TV
- January 22, 2018

The victor of the NFL Championship game will face either the New England Patriots or the Jacksonville Jaguars at Super Bowl 52 on February 4. No team had ever rallied from a double-digit, fourth quarter in the AFC title game. So when the 2016 season ended just over a year ago both Foles and Keenum were on teams with much heavier investments in other quarterbacks and facing a future of holding clipboards and running scout teams. (more...)
Wind storm wallops BC's south coast, leading to power outages, ferry cancellations Wind storm wallops BC's south coast, leading to power outages, ferry cancellations
- January 22, 2018

Forecasters say southerly, of up to 100 km/h, will develop over western Vancouver Island overnight. A wind warning issued by Environment Canada on Saturday has ended, but thousands are still without power across Vancouver Island. Winds dropped down to 30 km/h by Sunday afternoon in Victoria. Service was set to resume at 11:40 a.m.for the Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay route, and has also resumed for the Duke Point-Tsawwassen Route. (more...)
North Korean woman band chief heads delegation to South North Korean woman band chief heads delegation to South
- January 22, 2018

North Korea has already suggested that unlike the athletes, Hyon's troupe will travel through Panmunjom, a border village where the truce halting the Korean War was signed in 1953. She and her 10-member Moranbong band are the glamorous face of North Korea - and have been described as Pyongyang's answer to the Spice Girls. President Donald Trump recently encouraged North Korea to participate in the Olympics, and the US and South Korea have postponed military exercises responding to the ... (more...)
La Rochelle reach quarter-finals, Saracens sneak through La Rochelle reach quarter-finals, Saracens sneak through
- January 22, 2018

It came down to Ulster losing their fight for survival and, bizarrely, Wasps in effect fighting the cause for Saracens . Wasps ended Ulster Rugby's hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the European Rugby Champions Cup in the pouring rain at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday with a bonus-point win. (more...)
Sharif's ouster triggers political turmoil in Pak: HRW Sharif's ouster triggers political turmoil in Pak: HRW
- January 22, 2018

About future of his politics, he said he would contest the election from NA-19 at every cost and would return victor. After winning the next election, the PML-N would complete its incomplete tasks and turn the country into a true democratic and Constitutional State, he added. (more...)
Strong starring Chris Hemsworth a fascinating film Strong starring Chris Hemsworth a fascinating film
- January 22, 2018

This story is the subject of the book, " Horse Soldiers ", by Doug Stanton, which formed the basis of the film . Brian Truitt , USA TODAY : "What 12 Strong touches on in a real way, though fleetingly in order to get on with all that horse-on-tank action, is the commitment to service following the fateful day in 2001". (more...)
5 attendees look back at the Women's March
- January 22, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo railed against President Trump at a breakfast preceding New York City's Women's March on Saturday, accusing him of not respecting women. Heavy rain fell on Paris protesters who gathered near the Eiffel Tower, which could have been a factor in the small number of participants compared to the US marches on Saturday. (more...)
Turkey pushes into Syria in attacks on US-backed Kurds Turkey pushes into Syria in attacks on US-backed Kurds
- January 22, 2018

The Turkish military said it had hit 153 targets so far, including shelters and hideouts used by Kurdish militants. One of the fighters belonged to the YPG and two were from its all-female affiliate, YPG spokesman Birusk Hasaka said. But the recent escalation coincides with United States announcements that it is creating a new 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border force to secure the frontiers of Kurdish-controlled areas, including with Turkey and Iraq, to prevent the resurgence of Daesh militants. (more...)
Russia Expresses in United Nations its Support for Iran Russia Expresses in United Nations its Support for Iran
- January 22, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Friday that the Iran nuclear deal can not survive if the United States pulls out the agreement, Reuters reported. Tehran supports "terrorists, proxy militants and murderers like (the head of the Syrian regime) Bashar Assad", she told the UN Security Council that met on confidence-building measures to tackle the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. (more...)
New texts from Federal Bureau of Investigation official removed from Mueller probe delivered to Congress New texts from Federal Bureau of Investigation official removed from Mueller probe delivered to Congress
- January 22, 2018

There are 3 comments on the New York Daily News story from 1 hr ago, titled More texts turned over from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent taken off Mueller team. Many focused on their observations of the 2016 election and included discussions of the Clinton investigation. "The extramarital affair was problematic, these people said, but of greater concern among senior law enforcement officials were text messages the two exchanged during the Clinton investigation and campaign season, ... (more...)
Turkey makes announcement on military operation in Syria's Afrin Turkey makes announcement on military operation in Syria's Afrin
- January 22, 2018

Intense Turkish artillery fire and strikes continued to hit some villages, the YPG said . The US supports the Kurdish YPG, as a partner in the fight against the Islamic State in Syria. "Our jets took off and started bombing". Turkey's military has been hard-pressed in emphasizing that "only terrorists" are being targeted in its latest operation. (more...)
Pence kicks off Middle East tour Pence kicks off Middle East tour
- January 22, 2018

He will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday before addressing the country's parliament later in the day - a speech that Israeli Arab lawmakers will boycott, calling Pence "dangerous and messianic". recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. "Whoever won't discuss peace with the Americans, doesn?t want peace", he added. Trump's announcement on Jerusalem last month infuriated the Palestinians, who seek the Israeli-annexed eastern sector of the city as a future capital. (more...)
Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test
- January 22, 2018

It's clear they, like Nielsen, do this so they don't get crosswise with the volatile president - but in the process shred their own integrity. "Others in the room were also using tough language". Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who seemed confident that the president was now aligned with them, according to one person with knowledge of the meeting. Topol said. (more...)
The Government Has Officially Shut Down. Now What?
- January 22, 2018

Republicans have a slim majority in the Senate. Instead, he's still in Washington , and parts of the federal government, at least for now, have shut down . He and Trump seemed to come to agreement on a general outline: "Schumer agreed to increase defense. spending to the level in the National Defense Authorization Act numbers, above what the White House had requested", ABC News reported. (more...)
Trump Tweeted Support For The Women's Marches. It Backfired Trump Tweeted Support For The Women's Marches. It Backfired
- January 22, 2018

Trump took to Twitter to give his personal take on the marchers on Saturday afternoon: "Beautiful weather all over our great country, a flawless day for all Women to March". Organisers have hailed it as a new era of political activism, saying they are hoping to keep up the momentum from last year's anti-Trump march, which became one of the biggest mass protests in USA history. (more...)

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