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Trump's schedule getting shorter Trump's schedule getting shorter
- January 08, 2018

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump's time in the morning, "is a mix of residence time and Oval Office time but he always has calls with staff, Hill members, cabinet members and foreign leaders during this time". (more...)
Fallen Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father Fallen Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father
- January 08, 2018

They alerted deputies, and one arrived about six minutes later. The injured deputy was transported in critical condition to Saint Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma where he later died. Deputies were doing a K-9 track in the area and closed 176th Street East to 200th Street East, and 38th Avenue East to Canyon Road East. The other suspect, believed to be a black man who may be inappropriately dressed for the cold weather, is on the run. (more...)
Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book
- January 08, 2018

Hitting back at the publication on Saturday, Mr Trump tweeted: "Throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart". President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with members of the US Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club, Friday, December 29, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Florida. (more...)
Rotor abnormality led to emergency landing of USA military copter in Okinawa Rotor abnormality led to emergency landing of USA military copter in Okinawa
- January 08, 2018

The incident is the latest in a series of accidents and mishaps involving US military aircraft stationed in the southern prefecture of Okinawa, which hosts the bulk of USA military forces in Japan. In December, a resolution demanding all USA military flights over schools and hospitals be suspended was unanimously adopted by the Okinawa prefectural assembly. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo: Trump is 'completely fit' to be president Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo: Trump is 'completely fit' to be president
- January 08, 2018

After Wallace played a clip of Trump during the transition saying that he was "like a smart person" when explaining why he didn't need daily intelligence briefings, Wallace then attempted to engage Pompeo on the president's tweets. president after a book questioned Trump's mental abilities in filtering information presented to him. Trump on Saturday defended his mental abilities, using Twitter to call himself a "very stable genius". (more...)
Blow for Britain's May as Northern Ireland secretary resigns Blow for Britain's May as Northern Ireland secretary resigns
- January 08, 2018

Mrs May worked with Mr Brokenshire closely for six years at the Home Office, the United Kingdom government department she ran before becoming prime minister in 2016. However, she will now have to appoint a successor for Mr Brokenshire. "I've always had a very good working relationship with him", he said. Mrs May sent her best wishes to Old Bexley and Sidcup MP Mr Brokenshire, his wife Cathy and their three children. (more...)
Firefighters Battling Fire on Roof of Trump Tower in NYC Firefighters Battling Fire on Roof of Trump Tower in NYC
- January 08, 2018

A fire broke out at Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York City on the morning of January 8. Aerial viewes showed fighters on the roof while the high-rise emitted smoke from one of its corners. There have been no injuries or evacuations, and the President is not now at Trump Tower. No residents were evacuated from the building and there are no reports of injuries at this time. (more...)
Palestine denies reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated Palestine denies reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated
- January 08, 2018

Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) chairman Maulana Tahir Ashrafi told Geo News that he had asked for the Walid Abu Ali to be reinstated and that the ambassador would return to Pakistan and resume his duties from Wednesday. In his statement, the Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates stressed on the commitment of the Palestine and keenness to maintain strong and friendly relations with India, as well as its support to the efforts made by in its war against terrorism. (more...)
Malaysia's Mahathir named opposition PM candidate Malaysia's Mahathir named opposition PM candidate
- January 08, 2018

Even in retirement, he could not resist sniping at his successors. The US Justice Department alleges $4.5 billion was stolen from the investment vehicle, 1MDB, in a campaign of fraud and money-laundering. The opposition hopes that Mahathir will boost its chances with Muslim Malays, who make up over 60 percent of the population, with the rest comprising mainly ethnic Chinese and Indians. (more...)
Winning Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire Winning Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire
- January 08, 2018

A well-known market in New Hampshire is now, "that" nationally well-known market in New Hampshire. Officials say the jackpot was initially estimated at $570 million, but the actual jackpot at the time of the Saturday drawing was the lesser amount. (more...)
Activists join actresses on the Golden Globes red carpet Activists join actresses on the Golden Globes red carpet
- January 08, 2018

And Stone, who is nominated for " Battle of the Sexes " will attend with Billie Jean King , whom she portrayed in the film. Walking the red carpet with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign , both women wore black in solidarity with the Time's Up movement, protesting against sexual abuse and harassment. (more...)
Egypt's ex-PM Shafik says won't run for presidency Egypt's ex-PM Shafik says won't run for presidency
- January 08, 2018

In late November, Shafik announced from the UAE, where he had been in exile since 2012, that he intends to run in the upcoming presidential elections. El-Sissi, in office since 2014, has yet to officially declare his candidacy but he is virtually certain to run and win the vote. Shafiq narrowly lost the June 2012 presidential elections to the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi, who held the post for one year before being ousted in July 2013 following nationwide protests against his rule. (more...)
Police searching for missing Texas journalist Police searching for missing Texas journalist
- January 08, 2018

Last heard wearing Remington hat and camo and in a white Jeep Cherokee. According to the post, she was anxious "that she was being followed by a blue truck leaving Walgreens". "I am buying an iPad", according to Click 2 Houston . Roland's roommate told Click 2 Houston that she received a text from Roland at around 12:30 a.m. (more...)
German Exploratory Coalition Talks To Focus On Future Of Europe German Exploratory Coalition Talks To Focus On Future Of Europe
- January 08, 2018

Tough bargaining will be required on spending and immigration if Martin Schulz's party is to rejoin the coalition which governed from 2013 until an indecisive election a year ago. But he added: "Whether that will succeed is yet to be seen". Talks to form a new government in Germany reignited Sunday, more than three months after an election that left no clear party in charge. (more...)
Cricket teams booked in Kashmir as Pakistan's national anthem played before match Cricket teams booked in Kashmir as Pakistan's national anthem played before match
- January 08, 2018

Earlier, in April, a video had surfaced on social media showing a group of local cricketers wearing the green jersey, lining up for the Pakistani national anthem ahead of a cricket match in central Kashmir's Gandebral district. NDTV reports that the boys were let off after speaking to their parents while the police are still on the lookout for the organisers of the match. (more...)
Peter Sutherland, former Irish attorney general, dies aged 71 Peter Sutherland, former Irish attorney general, dies aged 71
- January 08, 2018

President Michael D Higgins said Mr Sutherland had left "an important legacy". He was previously chairman of Goldman Sachs International, chairman of British Petroleum and most recently the the United Nations special representative for international migration. (more...)
Six dead in Yolo County head-on crash Six dead in Yolo County head-on crash
- January 08, 2018

Their names have not been released. The CHP says the 2013 Chevrolet with only the female driver inside collided with a Dodge carrying five people about 20 miles northwest of Sacramento. The two vehicles caught on fire in the aftermath of the collision. There were five people in the Dodge - three women and two men who were not identified. (more...)
Five dead as fire breaks out at Kailash bar restaurant in Bengaluru Five dead as fire breaks out at Kailash bar restaurant in Bengaluru
- January 08, 2018

The incident took place at Kailash bar and restaurant located at the ground floor of Kumbaara Sangha building . The deceased have been identified as Swami (23), Prasad (20) and Mahesh (35), all natives of Tumkur; Manjunath (45) a native of Hassan and Keerthi (24) a native of Mandya. (more...)
Germany, Turkey pledge to thaw ties that coup crackdown froze Germany, Turkey pledge to thaw ties that coup crackdown froze
- January 08, 2018

Mr Cavusoglu wrote in a guest editorial published in several German newspapers that the two countries "must break the current spiral of crisis in our relationship". A majority of Germany's ethnic Turkish voters backed Mr Erdogan in the April 2017 vote. He hinted at willingness for faster legal proceedings, but also urged an end to the "standstill" in Turkey's European Union accession negotiations. (more...)
Weekend weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s Weekend weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s
- January 08, 2018

While the East Coast shivers, the mid-valley will encounter partly sunny skies on Saturday , with highs in the upper 40s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Today: Sunny and cold, with a high near 3. Monday: A chance of snow and freezing drizzle, mainly before 8 am. (more...)
US Arctic offshore lease sales may resume, with same risks US Arctic offshore lease sales may resume, with same risks
- January 08, 2018

The Obama administration's five-year plan for the 2017-2022 period initially proposed leases in the waters off Virginia, North Carolina and SC, where the governors at the time specifically requested inclusion in the plan. Trump signed the order on April 28. Exactly where those oil leases are would be determined later in the planning process. The Interior Department is proposing opening up 90 percent of federal waters to oil and gas drilling. (more...)
May to reshuffle cabinet on Monday May to reshuffle cabinet on Monday
- January 08, 2018

The fact that she's having an actual reshuffle could be seen as a sign that Mrs May is more emboldened now than she was after her party's dismal performance in the general election, when she had no real choice but to soldier on. It is unclear, however, whether she will announce a direct replacement for Damian Green who was forced to quit as her effective deputy after he admitted lying over the alleged discovery of pornographic material on his House of Commons computer during a police raid in ... (more...)
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest
- January 08, 2018

Large pro-government rallies have been held in response, and officials have blamed the anti-government unrest on foreign meddling. The local authorities are likely to detain Ahmadinejad under house arrest with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's approval, the Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper added, citing "reliable sources in Tehran". (more...)
Senate's Trump-Russia probe not close to ending: top Democrat Senate's Trump-Russia probe not close to ending: top Democrat
- January 08, 2018

Mueller is investigating any interactions between Trump's family members and associates in connection with Veselnitskaya and lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin. The Trump Organization has been loaned millions of dollars from Deutsche Bank, the news outlet reported. Bannon speculated that Trump Jr. brought the Russian group upstairs to meet the candidate, a claim that the participants have all denied. (more...)
Giants interview Shurmur for coaching vacancy Giants interview Shurmur for coaching vacancy
- January 08, 2018

ESPN noted that Shurmur is "one of the most in-demand head-coaching candidates" and could be even more appealing to a "quarterback-needy team" given his "close working relationship" with Keenum. Keenum, formerly a backup, shined this season under Shurmur's supervision, reaching career highs of 3,547 yards and 22 touchdowns while throwing just seven interceptions. (more...)

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