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Donald Trump Ordered Theresa May to End British Protests Against Him
- January 25, 2018

During a recent conversation with May, Trump also reportedly explained how he had watched Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman, and wholeheartedly endorsed it to her. On Thursday morning, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin spoke of a " very special economic relationship " with the United Kingdom at a press conference - a relationship which they expect to continue. (more...)
South Korea economy contracts in fourth-quarter on strong base effect, holidays South Korea economy contracts in fourth-quarter on strong base effect, holidays
- January 25, 2018

The drop in exports was also seen as a base effect while a fall in auto exports offset soaring overseas sales of memory chips, the central bank said. According to Kia Motors and Hyundai Motors, shipments for 2017 were estimated to be at 8.25 million. (more...)
Trump Says Dems Held the Military Hostage for 'Unchecked Illegal Immigration'
- January 25, 2018

Luis Bracamontes , a 37-year-old illegal alien from Mexico who allegedly shot and killed Detective Michael Davis and Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver in October 2017, is featured in the ad, saying in the courtroom during his murder trial that he wished he "had killed more of the motherf*ckers". (more...)
Michigan State president to step down over Larry Nassar scandal Michigan State president to step down over Larry Nassar scandal
- January 25, 2018

At one point, Nassar turned to the gallery to make a brief statement, saying that the victims' accounts had "shaken me to my core". She wrote in the letter that "blame is inevitable". "It's their story", she said, referring to the sexual abuse victims. "No, your honour", Nassar said. I know this first-hand. "We applaud you. This room applauds you". (more...)
Who will win the Super Bowl? Alexa, Siri pick sides Who will win the Super Bowl? Alexa, Siri pick sides
- January 25, 2018

Offensive coordinator Frank Reich on Tuesday said he particularly enjoyed Saturday night's coaches meeting, when Pederson and his staff created the attack plan. Do I think defense wins championships? If you really believe in superstitions and love over-analyzing, you'll look at any stat and convince yourself your team will win based on that stat. (more...)
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed in Russian Federation probe US Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed in Russian Federation probe
- January 25, 2018

Trump insisted he was one-upping Hillary Clinton in his transparency. Trump also maintained that he was " absolutely " prepared to be questioned under oath by the top investigator. New revelations now have surfaced that Trump wanted to know whom McCabe voted for and excoriated him because his wife received campaign contributions from a Clinton ally. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey rules out running for U.S. presidency Oprah Winfrey rules out running for U.S. presidency
- January 25, 2018

In an interview with InStyle editor-in-chief Laura Brown three weeks before her powerful Golden Globes speech earlier this month, the 63-year-old entertainment icon said she had met with someone who offered to help with a political campaign, but she shut them down. (more...)
Republic Day: 651 Uttar Pradesh policemen to be honoured Republic Day: 651 Uttar Pradesh policemen to be honoured
- January 25, 2018

Bhubaneswar: Ten police personnel from Odisha will be conferred with Republic Day Police Medals as per the list released by the Ministry of Home Affairs in which 795 policemen from across the country have been chosen for the coveted honour. (more...)
Special counsel interviews Jeff Sessions in Russian Federation probe
- January 25, 2018

The US intelligence community has already concluded that Moscow tried to sway the presidential election in favour of Mr Trump, though Russian Federation denies that. The list of topics for the upcoming interview was described to CNN as focussing on whether Trump obstructed justice. His spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined comment on specific interviews but said the White House would not stand in the way of the probe. (more...)
NY corruption trial expected to shift into testimony on Syracuse developers' role NY corruption trial expected to shift into testimony on Syracuse developers' role
- January 25, 2018

The corruption trial of Governor Cuomo's former aide Joe Percoco continued today in a federal court in Manhattan. Defense attorney Barry Bohrer said Percoco was the governor's "buddy and his loyal friend and his counselor" during a bottom-to-the-top career that began at age 19 and included stints as an unpaid intern for Cuomo's late father, Mario, when he was the state's governor, and for former New York City Mayor David Dinkins. (more...)
Myanmar pillories United States diplomat for 'personal attack' on Suu Kyi
- January 25, 2018

A Myanmar government spokesman hit back Thursday, accusing the former New Mexico Governor Richardson of over-stepping the mark in his stinging resignation letter. Some 300 more families have crossed the border in recent days after several houses were burned down in Buthidaung township, said Chris Lewa from the Arakan Project, a monitoring group that closely tracks Rakhine. (more...)
Analyst Views on Top Movers: Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), CBS Corporation Analyst Views on Top Movers: Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), CBS Corporation
- January 25, 2018

Analysts on average have given a price target of $199.68 to The Home Depot, Inc. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $204.9. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Goldman Sachs. The stock was sold at an average price of $183.03, for a total transaction of $7,576,709.88. (more...)
Magnitude 4.0 natural disaster strikes near Trabuco Canyon, CA Magnitude 4.0 natural disaster strikes near Trabuco Canyon, CA
- January 25, 2018

Disaster Preparedness in Los Angeles and Southern CaliforniaUSGS reported several small aftershocks followed the 4.0-magnitude quake, including a 2.2 at 2:50 a.m. (more...)
National Voter's Day: A Step To Encourage Voters To Vote National Voter's Day: A Step To Encourage Voters To Vote
- January 25, 2018

On this day, the entire nation reverberates with the festivities of democracy as crores of Indians celebrate their right to vote. "We want to make it easier for people, especially young people, to participate and have a voice in the electoral process - on Election Day", Nitin Saluja, Politics and Government Outreach Manager for India, South and Central Asia, Facebook said. (more...)
Germany's SPD Plans Cut-Off Date Ahead Of Divisive Coalition Vote Germany's SPD Plans Cut-Off Date Ahead Of Divisive Coalition Vote
- January 25, 2018

SPD secretary general Lars Klingbeil told Berlin-based radio station rbb that such a date had not yet been set. The SPD had counted 1,700 new members by Tuesday afternoon. "We shouldn't even talk about improvements. Protectionism is not the answer", Merkel said in a speech in the Swiss resort. Schulz only reversed his position of categorically-opposing a legislative alliance with the CDU/CSU when earlier "Jamaica" coalition talks collapsed and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier made a ... (more...)
House votes to do away with special elections for US Senate House votes to do away with special elections for US Senate
- January 25, 2018

The bill passed largely along party lines. Clouse said last year's election cost the state $11 million. Although Alabama Republicans may not be able to reverse Jones' victory, they are trying to do the next best thing for their purposes - making sure special elections for the United States Senate never happen again in their state. (more...)
Under 50% of Palestinians, Israeli Jews support two-state solution Under 50% of Palestinians, Israeli Jews support two-state solution
- January 25, 2018

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, King Abdullah II of Jordan spoke about the importance of the United States role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and peace agreement. The plan includes the establishment of a demilitarized Palestinian state, an Israeli withdrawal to pre-June 1967 lines with equal land swaps, family reunification in Israel of 100,000 Palestinian refugees, western Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and eastern Jerusalem as the capital of "Palestine" (dividing ... (more...)
Kaepernick named finalist for NFL Players Association 'Community MVP' award Kaepernick named finalist for NFL Players Association 'Community MVP' award
- January 25, 2018

The award is presented annually to a player recognized as going above and beyond to perform community service in their team cities and hometowns. Kaepernick vowed to donate $1 million last season after his national anthem protest - he said he wanted to call attention to systemic racial issues in the United States - created a whirlwind of controversy. (more...)
Russian Federation probe: Trump says willing to be questioned 'under oath' by Mueller
- January 25, 2018

Mueller is investigating potential Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, but he's since expanded his probe to include those in the president's inner circle as well as Trump himself. And that conversation will be dominated by questions tied whether he took steps to thwart an FBI investigation. "There is no obstruction whatsoever", he said on Wednesday. (more...)
Trump's Solar Tariffs 'Will Slow Down' Clean Energy In Illinois Trump's Solar Tariffs 'Will Slow Down' Clean Energy In Illinois
- January 25, 2018

The full outline of the planned tariff, which also includes imported large residential washing machines, specifically points to China's 2017 proclamations that it hopes to increase its current solar production capacity to about 70% of the global total. (more...)
Calais blockade: Protesting French fishermen block port Calais blockade: Protesting French fishermen block port
- January 25, 2018

Members of the European Parliament recently voted to ban the controversial practice. "Now no ship movements in the port", P&O Ferries Freight said on Twitter. Fishermen have also blocked a road leading to the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer, about 30 kilometres (20 miles) southwest of Calais, AFP reported. "We're at our wits ends". (more...)
China hails PM Modi's speech against Protectionism at WEC in Davos China hails PM Modi's speech against Protectionism at WEC in Davos
- January 25, 2018

Trump is heading to the Swiss ski town of Davos to promote his " America First message" during a gathering of global business and political elites. The TPP was President Barack Obama's signature trade achievement. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!" the president tweeted ". Colbert also acknowledged the criticism surrounding Trump's visit. (more...)
Rough sleep figures hit record high - but government still 'underestimating' true number Rough sleep figures hit record high - but government still 'underestimating' true number
- January 25, 2018

But campaign groups fear the true number could be even higher. Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, warn the true number of rough sleepers is far greater, after its own research found that more than 8,000 people were now sleeping rough across England - predicted to rise to 15,000 by 2026 if nothing changes. (more...)
Jones extends LSU Super Bowl streak to 17
- January 25, 2018

But it's no surprise Belichick is trying to gain every edge he can in pursuit of a sixth Super Bowl title. Considering Brady is already the most decorated quarterback in the history of the National Football League and is 40 years old, it's no surprise that his wife would be concerned about his health, especially if the quarterback makes good on his prediction to play into his mid-40's. (more...)
'I Would Love To' Testify Under Oath to Mueller 'I Would Love To' Testify Under Oath to Mueller
- January 25, 2018

The president's attorneys have met with their counterparts in the special counsel's office. Trump and the White House have voiced frustration over the continuing investigation looking into Russia's impact on the 2016 election and whether or not the Trump campaign colluded. (more...)
'You can not stop BJP,' Amit Shah tells Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah 'You can not stop BJP,' Amit Shah tells Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
- January 25, 2018

Karnataka, which has locked horns with Goa on sharing Mahadayi River water, is seeking release of 7.56 tmcft water for the Kalasa-Banduri Nala project. Since Amit Shah was said to arrive in Mysuru, it seemed apt to organise the bandh on the same day. Besides, the number of people showing up will also reflect on the Congress. (more...)
France to set up £8.7bn fund for research and innovation France to set up £8.7bn fund for research and innovation
- January 25, 2018

He also called on world leaders to act in "a multilateral way" when confronting challenges from nations including North Korea and Iran, and when fighting extremist groups to avoid 'fracturing of the region'. "I was your guest at Bastille Day, and it was one of the greatest parades I've ever seen", Trump told Macron during another bilateral meeting in NY last fall ahead of the United Nations General Assembly. (more...)
Secondary School Performance Figures For Yorkshire Coast Secondary School Performance Figures For Yorkshire Coast
- January 25, 2018

The year before fewer than one in ten schools fell into this category. Progress 8 is the result which schools are now ranked on. The statistics, published by the Department for Education, show that 365 schools fell below the floor standard, compared with 282 a year ago, an increase of 29 per... (more...)
Scientists discover mummy found in church is Boris Johnson's relative Scientists discover mummy found in church is Boris Johnson's relative
- January 25, 2018

It has been believed that the mummy was part of the wealthy Bischoff family in Basel, and new DNA tests reported Thursday by the BBC and Switzerland's SRF show that body belonged to Anna Catharina Bischoff. Once her identity had been established, genealogists were able - with the help of the efficient records of births, marriages, and deaths which tend to be kept by the wealthier classes - to trace more of Anna Catharina's descendants. (more...)
Mark Wood using 'ruthless' Australia to inspire England towards whitewash Mark Wood using 'ruthless' Australia to inspire England towards whitewash
- January 25, 2018

It has been tempting over the past two weeks to hunt for clues as to why Australia controlled the Test series only for the tables to turn nearly instantly in limited-overs cricket. "We haven't played well in this series, we don't seem to have been able to put it all together on the one day, there has been something lacking". "I feel confident in my game in the middle". (more...)

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