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Avalanche hits vehicle in Kashmir, 6 feared dead Avalanche hits vehicle in Kashmir, 6 feared dead
- January 05, 2018

The driver Zahoor Ahmad Khan s/o Maqsood Ahmad Khan r/o Chetarkote, Karnah, jumped in the nick of time while as the vehicle was swept away by the avalanche, taking with it the six persons travelling in it. Army porter Ghulam Qadir Khan, a resident of Tulail's Kilshey village in Gurez, fell to death after slipping from a height during snowfall the same day. (more...)
Paul Manafort sues Mueller, Justice Department over Russian Federation probe Paul Manafort sues Mueller, Justice Department over Russian Federation probe
- January 05, 2018

In mid-December, the Chicago Tribune reported the White House legal team meant to meet with Mueller's office for assurances that any focus on President Donald Trump in the seemingly unlimited investigation has run its course and will soon end. (more...)
China To China To "Deal Seriously" With Violators Of Oil Sanctions On North Korea
- January 05, 2018

The newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported this week, citing shipping registration documents, that vessels owned by companies in mainland China but registered in Panama, Belize and other countries were suspected of improperly supplying oil to North Korea. (more...)
Saakashvili sentenced to three years in prison in Georgia Saakashvili sentenced to three years in prison in Georgia
- January 05, 2018

Putin "repeated that in his recent press conference", the 50-year-old Saakashvili said , claiming that talks aimed at "neutralizing" him were conducted between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Ivanishvili in Georgia several days before Poroshenko issued an order to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship last summer. (more...)
Roy Moore Accuser's House Burns Down in Possible Arson Roy Moore Accuser's House Burns Down in Possible Arson
- January 05, 2018

Firefighters rushed to the rural one-level house after a utility worker called 911 shortly after 8 a.m., but by the time they were able to quench the flames, Johnson's family home was all but collapsed. "He's been trouble in the neighborhood for a while", said Kevin Tallant, who lives across the street from Johnson , about the man. Johnson , who is now living in a motel, said that one neighbor told her the man asked if she thought Johnson's house was "going to burn". (more...)
4 killed, including boy, in shooting inside Santa Clarita home
- January 05, 2018

They family's two-story property housed a home day care center in a development below foothills of the Angeles National Forest about 35 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The husband looked to be approximately 50 to 55 years old, and wife was about 40 to 50 years old, Moore said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. (more...)
Protesters Say Twitter is 'Complicit' With Projection on Headquarters Protesters Say Twitter is 'Complicit' With Projection on Headquarters
- January 05, 2018

The comment ignited a wave of frustration and questions about Twitter's responsibility to prevent any user, including its most powerful one, from using the platform to threaten nuclear annihilation. Twitter said then that it considered the president's tweet "newsworthy". Educator Dani Bostick asked whether it's against Twitter's terms of service "to provoke nuclear war with North Korea". (more...)
Zimbabwe's new President visits ailing Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai Zimbabwe's new President visits ailing Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai
- January 05, 2018

The president was accompanied by his deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, a former army chief who led a military takeover that led long-time leader Robert Mugabe reluctantly step down. "The politics of peace, the politics of working together, the politics of caring for each other", he said. "He's clearly very sick, visibly so. It perhaps reflects the beginnings of the maturity of a new politics". (more...)
Republican Josh Mandel Drops Out Republican Josh Mandel Drops Out
- January 05, 2018

Mandel had challenged Brown in 2012 and lost. In a written statement, Mandel claimed his wife Ilana has recently encounter a health issue "that will require [his] time, attention, and presence". A message seeking comment was left Friday for Mandel. The filing deadline is next month. The 40-year-old Iraq veteran says he will complete his second term as treasurer. (more...)
Baltimore parents, teachers outraged as kids taught in near-freezing classrooms Baltimore parents, teachers outraged as kids taught in near-freezing classrooms
- January 05, 2018

Some schools hovered around 40 degrees inside. On Wednesday, Maybin posted a video to Twitter of a discussion he had with students at Matthew A. Henson Elementary School. Santelises said in an address to the public that "too many of our buildings have outdated heating systems, poor insulation, and aging pipes as a result of years of inadequate funding for maintenance and facilities improvements", reported the Baltimore Sun . (more...)
Senior Republican refers Trump-Russia dossier author for possible charges Senior Republican refers Trump-Russia dossier author for possible charges
- January 05, 2018

Republicans, including the two senators, have argued that the dossier is tantamount to political opposition research, and claimed that it might have been used by the FBI to open its investigation. The letter by Graham and Grassley also noted that they were not questioning "the veracity of claims contained in the dossier". "I don't take lightly making a criminal referral for criminal investigation", Grassley said in a statement. (more...)
Iranian Top Prosecutor Accuses US, Israel and Saudi Arabia of Staging Protests Iranian Top Prosecutor Accuses US, Israel and Saudi Arabia of Staging Protests
- January 05, 2018

A total of 21 people died and hundreds were arrested in five days of unrest that began on December 28, 2017. She says the USA message to the government's victims is that "you will not be forgotten". They seek freedom. They seek justice. Although Iranian officials have accused the US, Britain, Israel , and Saudi Arabia of foreign meddling, Iran is a notable meddler as well. (more...)
The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation
- January 05, 2018

The DOJ is launching a new inquiry into the Clinton Foundation to determine if there were pay-to-play practices while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. He said Attorney General Jeff Sessions was doing President Trump's bidding to distract from the Russian Federation probe. There was no immediate response to a request for comment by officials at the Clinton Foundation. (more...)
'Fire and Fury' author thanks Trump for publicity
- January 05, 2018

The publisher moved up the release by four days. The letter threatens Bannon with monetary claims against him for violating the agreement, although the letter does not say when such an agreement went into effect and whether it explicitly applies to disclosures made by Bannon while he worked at the White House . (more...)
Parliament passed 22 Bills, says Minister Parliament passed 22 Bills, says Minister
- January 05, 2018

The Trinamool Congress , significantly, stayed away from the debate; nor did it participate in the voting. A united Opposition, however, stalled it in the Rajya Sabha with the Congress moving a motion that the Bill should be sent to a select committee for further scrutiny, a move strongly opposed by the Treasury benches. (more...)
Trump's threat to cut Palestinian aid worries many in Israel
- January 05, 2018

As their long-running conflict erupted into the open, the Sunni extremist group said it is declaring war on Hamas and vowed it will be removed from the region. Maqdisi calls on viewers to attack the security headquarters and courthouses of Hamas in Gaza, as these are "the pillars of tyranny". Islamic State also slammed Hamas for failing to fight Jews for the right reasons. (more...)
Man charged with terrorism in stopping of Amtrak train Man charged with terrorism in stopping of Amtrak train
- January 05, 2018

An informant is also said to have told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that the 26-year-old had expressed an interest in "killing black people" and other non-white people, according to the affidavit, with Czaplewski adding they suspected Mr Wilson was responsible for a road rage incident in 2016 when a man pointed a gun at a black woman for no apparent reason. (more...)
Local K-Mart On List of Stores Set to Close in 2018 Local K-Mart On List of Stores Set to Close in 2018
- January 05, 2018

Two years ago, Kmart had 940 stores, and now it will have about 400 locations after the closure. The 103 closings overall include 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores. In the process, as previously announced we will continue to close some unprofitable stores as we transform our business model so that our physical store footprint and our digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of our members. (more...)
Abducted Texas girls, reportedly in Colorado, found safe; suspect in custody Abducted Texas girls, reportedly in Colorado, found safe; suspect in custody
- January 05, 2018

Though it is not clear how Bates died, police are calling her death a suspicious one. About 7:30 p.m., a Las Animas County sheriff's deputy spotted the vehicle described in the Amber Alert on the west side of the county, not far from Trinidad, Banks said. (more...)
Indian caste protests hit Mumbai Indian caste protests hit Mumbai
- January 05, 2018

The CR will also deploy an extra railway police force on Wednesday, which will monitorthe situation. One member of the Dalit - formerly known as the "untouchable" - caste, was killed in a Mumbai's Maharashtra state on Monday during a ceremony to commemorate a 200-year-old battle. (more...)
Intel Committee Expands Investigation Into FBI, DOJ Handling of Russia Probe Intel Committee Expands Investigation Into FBI, DOJ Handling of Russia Probe
- January 05, 2018

In a letter obtained by Fox News last week, Nunes wrote to Rosenstein that the DOJ's and FBI's "intransigence" on those subpoenas "can no longer be tolerated", accusing both agencies of being "disingenuous at best" with the intelligence committee about the existence of documents they had requested. (more...)
27 civilians killed by Assad regime in E. Ghouta 27 civilians killed by Assad regime in E. Ghouta
- January 05, 2018

As reported , "the Syrian security forces are taking measures to search for and destroy the militants involved in the attack, as well as to strengthen the defense of the territory adjacent to the airbase". " Kommersant's report on the alleged "destruction" of seven Russian military aircraft at Khmeimim Airbase is fake", the ministry said in a statement . (more...)
Eau Claire store is on latest Gander list Eau Claire store is on latest Gander list
- January 05, 2018

Only three locations in NY were placed on the list, including Kingston, Syracuse and Tonawanda. According to previous reports, the Fargo Gander Mountain location was closed due to an uncooperative landlord. "Our great team at the headquarters in Bloomington, MN has been working tirelessly over the past six months to get the locations prepared and we are extremely excited to begin the rapid opening process and hope to open all locations this spring". (more...)
Drunk NFL Heiress arrested after allegedly attacking old man with Purse Drunk NFL Heiress arrested after allegedly attacking old man with Purse
- January 05, 2018

The shocking video shows a fight on New York Street after the heiress allegedly started an anti-Semitic tirade, and then attacked a lawyer with her designer glass purse. "I am inspired by a broad range of designers and usually drawn towards unique pieces that have a bit of an edge to them", she told The Washingtonian in a 2014 interview on her fashion tastes. (more...)
Class of 2017 achieves a 75.1% pass rate Class of 2017 achieves a 75.1% pass rate
- January 05, 2018

We believe that retaining more learners in the system and giving them the opportunity to pass the NSC is more important than "losing" learners along the way so that schools can achieve a higher pass rate . Delivering keynote address during the release of the results at the SABC studios in Auckland Park, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga , praised the Class of 2017 for consistently maintaining the pass rate above the 70% threshold. (more...)

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