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Oprah in 2020? Friends send mixed messages on her future Oprah in 2020? Friends send mixed messages on her future
- January 11, 2018

Winfrey's impassioned speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes on Sunday sparked speculation about a future presidential run. She also reacted to constant attacks against her family. "I think it's a very , very intriguing idea myself". And if the Golden Globes are any predictor of what will happen in the next two years, expect to get real exhausted real fast by talk of President Oprah . (more...)
Investigation as dead koala found screwed to post in Australia Investigation as dead koala found screwed to post in Australia
- January 11, 2018

A picture of the koala was posted to The Koala Rescue Queensland Facebook page calling on the public for any information on who was responsible. It is unclear whether the koala found at Brooloo Park died before or after being nailed to a gazebo post (Supplied). (more...)
Senate Democrats Just Released the Full Fusion GPS Testimony
- January 11, 2018

He made the comment in an interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee in August . The man behind a controversial dossier of information about then-candidate Donald Trump claimed the FBI had a source inside Mr Trump's network during their investigation of his campaign, a newly released transcript has shown. (more...)
Real Madrid confirm Ramos calf injury Real Madrid confirm Ramos calf injury
- January 11, 2018

Madrid have fallen 16 points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona after winning nine of 17 league games. Zidane said he has no interest in signing a striker in the January transfer window despite an injury to Karim Benzema. "I don't talk if I don't think it's necessary". I knew that this was a hard task and I have prepared every day for three and a half years knowing that this could happen and even more so here. (more...)
Joe Arpaio a Rising Star for Flake's Seat in Arizona Joe Arpaio a Rising Star for Flake's Seat in Arizona
- January 11, 2018

The new candidate for U.S. Senate spent Tuesday morning doing phone interviews as they came in. He'll enter a Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. A polarizing figure, Arpaio made national headlines as sheriff for hardline immigration tactics, including workplace raids and allegations of racial profiling, and for starting Maricopa County's notorious "Tent City" jail, where inmates were forced to wear pink underwear and work on chain gangs. (more...)
Shooting report at Cal State San Bernardino leads to lengthy lockdown Shooting report at Cal State San Bernardino leads to lengthy lockdown
- January 11, 2018

According to a tweet from the university's Twitter account, published shortly before 6 p.m., the possible incident was reported near the Visual Arts Building and Parking Structure West. Just before 6 p.m.an alert was sent as some classes were about to be let out. All Wednesday evening classes were canceled, a subsequent tweet said. (more...)
Trump says U.S. could 'conceivably' return to climate deal
- January 11, 2018

President Trump is holding a joint press conference Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg Wednesday, after a meeting between the two at the White House. "We're working with China on North Korea". "But I say this, we are very strong on the environment". We had a great talk, as you know and as you reported. (more...)
US Federal Energy Regulator rejected to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants US Federal Energy Regulator rejected to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants
- January 11, 2018

Secretary Perry had promulgated the recommended order for FERC to endorse out of concern for the operating nuclear and coal power plants that are being shuttered, because they can not "compete" with fracked natural gas or heavily-subsidized renewables. (more...)
Woman accuses NY state senator of sexual misconduct Woman accuses NY state senator of sexual misconduct
- January 11, 2018

Jessica Ramos, who formerly served as director of community and ethnic media for Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is challenging Queens State Senator Jose Peralta, an IDC member, called on Peralta to "end his defection". "We understand this is an important moment in our history, and we want to continue to encourage women to come forward", they said. The memo also claims that before the alleged incident, Vladimer had asked co-workers for employment recommendations and told senior staff she accepted ... (more...)
State Department puts 5 Mexican states on 'Do Not Travel' list State Department puts 5 Mexican states on 'Do Not Travel' list
- January 11, 2018

The State Department said travelers should use toll roads, exercise caution while visiting bars, clubs and casinos, do not display signs of wealth, and be vigilant when visiting banks or ATM's. Nevertheless, two resorts that prohibit US government personnel to visit are both Acapulco and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. The violence also spread to some popular tourist areas previous year, like Quintana Roo, a state in Mexico's southeast that had several resort areas, and 134 homicides were registered ... (more...)
Deceased woman found at Gwinnett Place Mall ID'd Deceased woman found at Gwinnett Place Mall ID'd
- January 11, 2018

A maintenance worker was doing a routine check of the space when he found a woman's body in the back room, cops said. There were no obvious signs of trauma to her body, but police said they considered it a suspicious death. Following her disappearance, no additional missing persons report was filed, according to police. Officials said she last was seen November 20 when she picked up a paycheck at a store in a different mall from the one where she was found dead. (more...)
USA to decide on Iran sanctions waivers on Friday USA to decide on Iran sanctions waivers on Friday
- January 11, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Washington. Otherwise, it could jeopardize the nuclear agreement. While the US and other world powers rolled back economic restrictions on Tehran, the Iranians severely curtailed their enrichment of uranium and other nuclear activity. (more...)
Trump says he'll review libel laws to promote more 'fairness' Trump says he'll review libel laws to promote more 'fairness'
- January 11, 2018

And of course, Trump took his cheap shot at the libel laws the same day the Washington Post reported that he has made more than 2,000 false or misleading quotes in 355 days in office. "We want fairness- can't say things that are knowingly false and smile as money pours into your bank account". "Our position is very clear: that we think it is full of false and fake information", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said. (more...)
Armed robbers raid Ritz Hotel in Paris, make off with goods Armed robbers raid Ritz Hotel in Paris, make off with goods
- January 10, 2018

The hotel includes a gallery shopping area near its rear entrance, which it says hosts five shops and 95 "showcases", selling jewellery, watches and luxury clothing. Up to five men reportedly stormed the hotel with axes at around 6:30pm local time Wednesday, with three of the raiders arrested by police soon after. (more...)
US Trade Rep Blasts Canada WTO Complaint About US Duties US Trade Rep Blasts Canada WTO Complaint About US Duties
- January 10, 2018

Canada said USA procedures broke the WTO's Anti-Dumping Agreement, the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes. (more...)
Less snow expected from storm as temperatures plunge Less snow expected from storm as temperatures plunge
- January 10, 2018

Although the storm started out fairly warm, bringing mostly rain, parts of the Sierra Nevada could expect as much as 30 inches of snow. WHERE.Portions of west central and north central Iowa. NWS-Nashville, meanwhile, is predicting 1-2 inches of snow for all of Middle Tennessee, including the western side of the Cumberland Plateau (Crossville and Jamestown). (more...)
State Department overhauls travel advisory method State Department overhauls travel advisory method
- January 10, 2018

Ten war zones and failed states are ranked Level Four, "Do Not Travel": Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It said "the USA government has limited ability to provide emergency services to US citizens in the Sulu Archipelago and Sulu Sea as USA government employees must obtain special authorization to travel to those areas", which is rife with "terrorist and armed groups that kidnap USA citizens on land and at sea for ransom". (more...)
Data malfunction forces second cancellation of Israeli missile defense system Data malfunction forces second cancellation of Israeli missile defense system
- January 10, 2018

A proposed test in December was also aborted, the Jerusalem Post noted. The defense ministry said at the time that the target missile - meant to simulate an attack missile - failed to reach an altitude that would have facilitated safe interception. (more...)
Do Kendriya Vidyalayas promote Hinduism? SC seeks response from Centre Do Kendriya Vidyalayas promote Hinduism? SC seeks response from Centre
- January 10, 2018

It also pleaded that the practise created obstacles in development scientific temperament among students. The PIL further read, "All the students irrespective of their faith and belief, have to compulsorily attend the morning assembly and recite the prayer". (more...)
CBSE declares dates of class 10 and 12 board examinations CBSE declares dates of class 10 and 12 board examinations
- January 10, 2018

In case the official website slows down, students can either refer the date sheet given below or get the same from their schools. Minu Khan, director of Glendale group of schools says, "The date-sheet was supposed to be released on the January 5 first and was then postponed to the January 6". (more...)
UPSC Civil Services (Mains) 2017 exam results declared. Check at upsc UPSC Civil Services (Mains) 2017 exam results declared. Check at upsc
- January 10, 2018

Of them, 75 to 90 aspirants are from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, according to estimates by city coaching experts. The Civil Services examination comprises three stages - preliminary, main and personality test. The roll numbers of the candidates, who cleared the mains examination were made available on the commission's website - www.upsc.gov.in - it said, without mentioning the total number of successful candidates. (more...)
Top LeT terrorist, suspected behind Red Fort terror attack in 2000, arrested Top LeT terrorist, suspected behind Red Fort terror attack in 2000, arrested
- January 10, 2018

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P S Kushwah said Kawa was arrested around 6 pm. A senior officer from the Special Cell confirmed that a man has been detained but said that they are verifying whether he is Kawa. The Army personnel present in the Fort had retaliated but the terrorists managed to flee through the Fort's rear wall. In 2001, Delhi Police had filed chargesheet against one Ashfaq and 21 others in the case. (more...)
Vermont Legislature becomes first in U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use Vermont Legislature becomes first in U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use
- January 10, 2018

Gov. Phil Scott has said he will sign the legislation . While the bill does not contain a mechanism to tax and regulate marijuana, as some states do, lawmakers who favor legalization hope the bill will prompt the Legislature to do that later. (more...)
Clarksville NAACP chapter to celebrate MLK Day with annual march
- January 10, 2018

On Monday, President Donald Trump spent quite a bit of his day traveling, as he went to Nashville , Tennessee; then to Atlanta ; and then back to Washington, D.C. It was 50 years ago that an assassin's bullet killed the civil rights leader in Memphis. It expands the boundaries of the former King Center to include the Prince Hall Masonic Temple. (more...)
Body found in Borrego Park identified as missing college student Body found in Borrego Park identified as missing college student
- January 10, 2018

On Tuesday afternoon, a search of the Foothill Ranch Park in Lake Forest was initiated by Orange County Sheriff's investigators. The friend who was with Bernstein said he was using a park bathroom when the teen walked off and never came back, a sheriff's department official told the Los Angeles Times. (more...)

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