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Camels Disqualified From Beauty Contest For Using Botox Camels Disqualified From Beauty Contest For Using Botox
- January 24, 2018

Soon women will be permitted to drive. Authorities in the kingdom are keen to emphasise this aspect of Saudi culture as they embark on major social reforms in the country. The National also reported that, in addition to the height, shape and placement of its hump, "a full, droopy lip and large features are essential to achieving camel celebrity status in the multimillion-dollar industry of camel pageantry". (more...)
Karkala MLA Sunil Kumar gives religious touch to poll Karkala MLA Sunil Kumar gives religious touch to poll
- January 24, 2018

Kumar made the remarks reacting to comments made by Bantwal MLA and minister Ramanatha Rai recently crediting his successive elections from the constituency to the grace of Allah and secular credentials of Muslim community there. This will be the election issue in Bantwal this year, Kumar, who is also BJP's chief whip in the assembly said. "I want to tell the people that this election is not between Ramanath Rai and Rajesh Naik ( BJP leader ) but Allah and Rama", Sunil Kumar told. (more...)
Afghan Air Force Gets 4 More Black Hawks Afghan Air Force Gets 4 More Black Hawks
- January 24, 2018

In addition to the A-10s, the USA has deployed MQ-9 Reaper drones to provide armed overwatch and surveillance, as well as HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters for personnel recovery and search and rescue. The general oversees missions at the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. General John Nicholson, the head of USA forces in Afghanistan, told reporters last month that there would be more U.S. (more...)
Democrats Push for Congressman Meehan To Resign After Sexual Harassment Claim Democrats Push for Congressman Meehan To Resign After Sexual Harassment Claim
- January 24, 2018

He said he told the aide "that I was a happily married man and I was not interested in a relationship, particularly not any sexual relationship, but we were soul mates". The former Meehan aide accused him of turning hostile toward her after she rejected his romantic advances, which, the Times story said, included the handwritten letter. (more...)
Tammy Duckworth set to become first senator to give birth Tammy Duckworth set to become first senator to give birth
- January 24, 2018

According to the Sun-Times, Duckworth is one of ten lawmakers to give birth while serving in the House. "We're thrilled", Duckworth told The Southern Illinoisan in a telephone interview on Tuesday afternoon from her office in Washington , after first breaking the news to Chicago Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet . (more...)
Afghanistan: Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Jalalabad, injure 11 Afghanistan: Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Jalalabad, injure 11
- January 24, 2018

Clashes between security forces and armed attackers are ongoing, Attaullah Khogyani, a government spokesperson told reporters. "At around 9:10am a suicide attacker detonated a auto bomb at the entrance of Save the Children's compound in police district three ofJalalabad city", he said. (more...)
Government fears sabotage in refugee repatriation Government fears sabotage in refugee repatriation
- January 24, 2018

The warning came two months after Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed on a plan for the refugees' voluntary return to their homes. "If the government of Bangladesh threatens to kill us by cutting our throats, we will not go back even then."Mohammed Salim drinks water while sitting at the road side near Bhalukhali camp, Cox's Bazar". (more...)
Turkish, US presidents to speak over phone Turkish, US presidents to speak over phone
- January 24, 2018

In spite of their vital role, the Turkish government has been voicing its concern over the group's growing military capabilities because it is led by the People's Protection Units, YPG, considered by the Turkish government as an extension of the insurgent Kurdistan Workers' Party, PKK, at war with the Turkish government since 1984. (more...)
Couple holding 13 children captive were days from moving Couple holding 13 children captive were days from moving
- January 24, 2018

On Tuesday, January 23, it was revealed that David and Louise Turpin had been planning to move to a new city "within days" of their 17-year-old daughter's escape and their subsequent arrests. Billy Lambert, Louise Turpin's half-brother, told Inside Edition: "I believe that my sister wanted a reality show because the very last conversation that I had with her before all this happened - she did actually say that she feels that they would be ideal for TV". (more...)
Precision Strikes Kill 150 IS Terrorists in Syria, Coalition Says Precision Strikes Kill 150 IS Terrorists in Syria, Coalition Says
- January 24, 2018

According to a coalition statement, the air strikes took place Saturday near Al Shafah, in Deir Ezzor province, on a Daesh headquarters where the militants appeared to have been "massing for movement". Ankara regards the Kurds as an insurgent threat against Turkey, while the US backs Kurdish fighters in the Syrian Democratic Forces. Gen. James Jarrard , the commander of special operations forces for the coalition. (more...)
State attorney will seek death penalty for suspected Tampa serial killer State attorney will seek death penalty for suspected Tampa serial killer
- January 24, 2018

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Howell Donaldson III. He said some family members favored the death penalty, while others preferred a life sentence. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced the decision during a Tuesday morning news conference in Tampa, a major city and the county seat of Hillsborough County, Florida. (more...)
Bartlett responds to foreign media on St James state of emergency Bartlett responds to foreign media on St James state of emergency
- January 24, 2018

Especially popular with tourists? Sunsets remain idyllic and the situation in Montego Bay doesn't appear to have reached Negril or had a measurable impact on tourists. "Security, safety and seamlessness is the standard that defines 'destination Jamaica and the country continues to be very much open for business and we continue to welcome tourists from all over the world to enjoy the warm Jamaican hospitality". (more...)
Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon Evacuees, scientists brace for eruption on Philippines' Mount Mayon
- January 24, 2018

An explosive eruption at noon local time on Monday was the most powerful since the volcano started acting up more than a week ago. But Monday's blast sent almost 12,000 fleeing back to evacuation centers, raising the number of people in those shelters to more than 30,000, Yucot said. (more...)
Lalu, Jagannath Mishra convicted in Chaibasa treasury case Lalu, Jagannath Mishra convicted in Chaibasa treasury case
- January 24, 2018

The current case pertains to the embezzlement of Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa district treasury during Yadav's tenure as CM in 1992-93. In all there were 56 accused, including former Chief Secretary of Jharkhand Sajal Chakraborty. The case pertained to the Deoghar treasury. Lalu was convicted by the Special CBI court in Ranchi. The RJD chief has already been convicted in another fodder scam case that cost him his Lok Sabha seat and disqualified him from contesting elections. (more...)
"Will see you in India soon", Canadian PM Trudeau to PM Modi
- January 24, 2018

In his keynote speech, Justin Trudeau also said the pursuit of profit had been put before the wellbeing of workers. A government source said it is unlikely Trudeau will have a one-on-one meeting with U.S. He said that would lead to much-needed innovation and change in the workplace. Mr. Trudeau's approach to managing the economy was praised by Ulrich Spiesshofer, president and CEO of ABB Group, the massive Swiss robotics and industrial automation firm that recently set up a new ... (more...)
Protests against Padmaavat turns violent in Ahmedabad Protests against Padmaavat turns violent in Ahmedabad
- January 24, 2018

Vehicles set on fire by a mob during the protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bansali's film " Padmaavat " outside PVR cinema in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. It was not known if they were linked to the Ahmedabad troubles. "We have increased deployment near malls and cinema halls". The mob started pelting stones on the police during the ruckus, said JCP JK Bhatt, Crime Branch Ahmedabad . (more...)
Dems relent, vote to end shutdown Dems relent, vote to end shutdown
- January 24, 2018

President Donald Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA , late past year, but he gave Congress until March 5 to pass legislation extending it. President Donald Trump , who has largely been absent from negotiations save for a few tweets, threatened to invoke the "nuclear option" Sunday morning - referencing a strategy by which Senate Republicans could rewrite budget rules to require a simple majority to pass a spending bill, rather than the 60 votes now ... (more...)
Auto bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi Auto bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi
- January 24, 2018

The second explosion occurred soon after across the street. A second vehicle exploded 30 minutes later in the same area, causing more casualties among security services and civilians. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombings. Several bombings had taken place in a bid to target figures linked to the Libyan National Army. (more...)
Cabinet turns on Boris Johnson over demand for NHS funding boost Cabinet turns on Boris Johnson over demand for NHS funding boost
- January 24, 2018

The PM had pre-empted Mr Johnson as ministers gathered in No 10, telling the meeting any "Brexit dividend" would be allocated according to the Government's priorities - including schools and housing, as well as health. "I gave the Health Secretary an extra £6bn at the recent Budget and we'll look at departmental allocations again at the spending review when that takes place". (more...)
FBI BOMBSHELL: Top Agent Admits 'ODDS ARE NOTHING' Trump Colluded with Russian Federation FBI BOMBSHELL: Top Agent Admits 'ODDS ARE NOTHING' Trump Colluded with Russian Federation
- January 24, 2018

Strzok was one of the lead investigators in that probe. Republican lawmakers have seized on the private texts between Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok and Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page , which were reportedly sent between December 14, 2016, and May 17, 2017. (more...)
US House passes measure to fund government and end shutdown US House passes measure to fund government and end shutdown
- January 24, 2018

Senators voted 80-18 to reopen the government , a measure backed up by a 266-150 vote hours later in the House. The issue of the children of illegal immigrants has been knocked down the road for about three weeks. Merkley said he voted no because he doesn't trust McConnell to keep that commitment. And Trump always punches back, especially at charges like Schumer lobbed on Saturday when he said negotiating with Trump and his White House team is like talking to Jell-O. (more...)
Two Congress Dems Ask Twitter, Facebook to Censor Russian Bots Two Congress Dems Ask Twitter, Facebook to Censor Russian Bots
- January 24, 2018

The letter to Facebook and Twitter calls for rapid study of these allegations and for the companies to shut down accounts that are involved. Adam Schiff (D-California) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ask for their assistance. (more...)
Venezuela presidential vote likely by end of April Venezuela presidential vote likely by end of April
- January 24, 2018

After the announcement, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, assured that if the people and the socialist movements decide on it, he will place his candidacy in the presidential elections in their hands. The opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable coalition now has two primary contenders: Henrique Capriles Radonski and Henry Ramos Allup. Months of protests past year failed to dislodge Maduro but resulted in at least 125 deaths. (more...)
After Technical Assessment Stock Riding Bulls: Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR)
- January 24, 2018

EMR has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance legging behind returns of -0.88% in last five regular trading sessions. Bank of America raised Emerson Electric from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and raised their price objective for the company from $64.44 to $79.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. (more...)
Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans
- January 24, 2018

Another setback for incumbents operators as Mukesh Ambani -owned Reliance Jio has once again come up with the new plan in which the company is offering 50 percent more data at the same price points. 50 on the existing plans. Reliance Jio's Republic Day 2018 plans start at Rs 98, which offers unlimited local and STD calls and data (2GB FUP/month) for 28 days. (more...)
Woman Arrested After Allegedly Killing Two Disabled Family Members Woman Arrested After Allegedly Killing Two Disabled Family Members
- January 24, 2018

Gold Coast and homicide squad detectives have arrested a 51-year-old woman in connection with a prolonged homicide investigation into two deaths. Five years later, on July 18, 2017, the woman's son was found dead at a Fig Court, Upper Coomera address. (more...)
Korea to Discuss Abe's Attendance at Olympics Korea to Discuss Abe's Attendance at Olympics
- January 24, 2018

Over the weekend, the International Olympic Committee decided that 12 North Koreans would join the 23-strong South Korean women's ice hockey team and that three of the North's players would participate in the Games. Or, he simply may be trying to drive a wedge between South Korea and the U.S. He claimed that the administration is "attempting to put the destiny of this country and its people into the hands of Kim Jong Un". (more...)
CIA Chief Pompeo on Keeping Secrets & Slowing Down Pyongyang CIA Chief Pompeo on Keeping Secrets & Slowing Down Pyongyang
- January 24, 2018

Despite his warning, Mr Pompeo doesn't think a North Korean attack on the United States is imminent. The message may not be so clear to Pyongyang though, as Pompeo said United States spies are concerned that Kim may be receiving inaccurate intelligence from his senior advisers about how willing the USA is to launch a military strike should diplomacy fail. (more...)
Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis
- January 24, 2018

The secretary will meet Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Minister of Defense Ryamizard Ryacudu during his three-day stay before heading to Hanoi. "One of the sanctions is clearly that they are not allowed to go to America". Mattis' use of the term could be an indication the United States is not backing away from potential confrontation with Beijing over its activities in the South China Sea. (more...)
Trudeau promotes Time's Up, Me Too actions in Davos speech Trudeau promotes Time's Up, Me Too actions in Davos speech
- January 24, 2018

He will meet with representatives from European companies that have a footprint in the US, the advisor added. "When the world grows, we grow". Other leaders in attendance include French President Emmanuel Macron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (more...)

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