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Lieberman to approve over 1000 new homes in West Bank settlements Lieberman to approve over 1000 new homes in West Bank settlements
- January 11, 2018

Avigdor Lieberman, the defence minister, said that he will seek the approval from Israeli authorities about building a further 2,500 units in 20 different locations. It annexed East Jerusalem, saying the entire city is its indivisible capital, in a move that was not internationally recognized. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israeli security forces would "do everything possible to reach the contemptible murderer and the State of Israel will bring him to justice". (more...)
European Union top lawyer says Romania must accept gay partners European Union top lawyer says Romania must accept gay partners
- January 11, 2018

The couple said the decision was discriminatory and challenged it in Romanian courts. If the advocate general's recommendation is followed by the ECJ, European Union citizens will be allowed to bring in their same-sex spouses from non-EU countries to live with them in any member states under free movement rules - a right some countries only recognise for opposite-sex marriages. (more...)
White House personal cell phone ban starts next week White House personal cell phone ban starts next week
- January 11, 2018

The devices will be outlawed from between the president's residence, which is in the main part of the mansion, to West Executive Drive, the road on the other side of the West Wing office complex. 'Absolutely not. That's a ridiculous characterization, ' she said, when asked if the cell phone ban was a response to the book. A former senior White House official familiar with the decision tells ABC News that this has been a discussion since the early stages of the administration with a focus ... (more...)
School board gets death threats after teacher handcuffed after questioning pay raise School board gets death threats after teacher handcuffed after questioning pay raise
- January 11, 2018

Teachers in the district also make less than the state average, and they haven't had a raise in a decade. Vermilion Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau told CBS News' David Begnaud there are things he wishes he did differently at Monday night's board meeting. (more...)
If Karnataka CM is Hindu, let him ban beef: Yogi If Karnataka CM is Hindu, let him ban beef: Yogi
- January 11, 2018

No section of the society, be it farmers, women, rural population or youth, was happy with the current dispensation, Shah said at the event. The BJP president continued to accuse the Congress government in the state of depriving the people from the amount that the Centre has sanctioned for Karnataka. (more...)
Nigel Farage calls for second referendum on European Union membership Nigel Farage calls for second referendum on European Union membership
- January 11, 2018

Mr Farage, who played a pivotal role in securing the vote to leave the European Union , said his mind was changing on holding a second poll. The former UKIP leader, who was a key architect of the first referendum, made the extraordinary admission in an interview on the Wright Stuff show. (more...)
Ever Drone Swarm Attack Has Struck Russian Military Bases, Sources Claim Ever Drone Swarm Attack Has Struck Russian Military Bases, Sources Claim
- January 11, 2018

Seven were shot down and the remaining three exploded after crashing nearby on the night of 5 January. The Russian bases did not suffer any casualties or damages. Russian media reported two smaller drone attacks against military outposts in the provinces of Homs and Latakia over the past two weeks. The events of recent days are a demonstration "that whoever conducted these attacks can still penetrate regime areas and impose costs on the Russians", Cafarella said. (more...)
Arraignment today in New York City subway pipe bomb attack Arraignment today in New York City subway pipe bomb attack
- January 11, 2018

Surveillance footage showed the moment Ullah attempted to explode a pipe bomb inside a subway terminal at New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal. He appeared to be the only person seriously injured during the incident. Police said Ullah had been inspired by the Islamic State terror group and was angry about US -led bombings of IS territory in the Middle East. Reportedly inspired by ISIS, Ullah allegedly set off the "effectively low-tech device", but the blast wasn't powerful enough to turn ... (more...)
Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border
- January 11, 2018

Joining the hosts of "Fox & Friends" on Thursday morning, Kellyanne Conway defended her recent remarks about Clinton, calling her an "ungracious loser". "The fact is, we only have to talk about her because people won't let go of an election that she lost miserably", said Conway. Conway then chose to continue her criticism during a Fox News interview on January 11. (more...)
KIM'S NIGHTMARE: US Deploys 200 AIRMEN, NUKE BOMBERS to Guam KIM'S NIGHTMARE: US Deploys 200 AIRMEN, NUKE BOMBERS to Guam
- January 11, 2018

Andersen Air Force Base , from which heavy bombers would be dispatched and logistics support could be centered, would play a key role in the event of conflict erupting on the Korean Peninsula. A "historic" agreement was made between the countries, with North Korea agreeing to send athletes, a negotiating delegation, and state-run media into the South ahead of the global competition. (more...)
Bear swipes man's face outside Florida home Bear swipes man's face outside Florida home
- January 11, 2018

I mean I didn't feel the cuts or anything. "I came outside and he was right there". He said he saw a total of three bears. He said he struggled to get away, but managed to get back through his front door. It was very bad and she came downstairs wondering where I was... The Collier County Sheriff's Department said the victim, Andrew Meunier, let his dog out at approximately 10 p.m. (more...)
Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Caught On Dashcam Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Caught On Dashcam
- January 11, 2018

I feel like we needed to get it out there for people to actually see", Chief Davis said. Smith was a back-seat passenger in the vehicle when it was stopped in North Little Rock for speeding and a headlight violation. pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired a shot that nearly hit the two people sitting on the sidewalk. Another stolen handgun was also found on the passenger-side floorboard. (more...)
Trump Administration Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid Trump Administration Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid
- January 11, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued guidance making it easier for states to design and propose test programs that implement such requirements. A study by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation found that nearly 60% of working-age Medicaid recipients are already employed full time or part time . (more...)
US Ambassador to Netherlands Clashes with Dutch Reporters Over Remarks About Muslims US Ambassador to Netherlands Clashes with Dutch Reporters Over Remarks About Muslims
- January 11, 2018

According to a recent report by CNN , Hoekstra has regularly made unsubstantiated claims about "no-go" zones and speculated that 15% of Muslims could be radical jihadis. According to an article by the Associated Press and supporting video of a press conference, journalists in the Netherlands said "you have to answer questions", as the former politician from West Michigan looked at them without responding as they sought clarification. (more...)
Exploratory coalition talks between Germany's major parties end ahead of crucial decision Exploratory coalition talks between Germany's major parties end ahead of crucial decision
- January 11, 2018

According to the poll conducted by the Infratest institute and published by the business daily Handelsblatt on Thursday, 56 per cent see Merkel departing early, should she be re-elected chancellor by the Bundestag. The country hit 108 days without an elected government after the parliamentary election on September 24, the longest period since the the Second World War. (more...)
Word most used to describe Trump's first year? Disaster Word most used to describe Trump's first year? Disaster
- January 11, 2018

In addition, respondents by a 59 percent to 38 percent margin believe he does not care about the average American. Seventy-six percent of GOP respondents believe that Trump shares their values, while 94 percent of Democrats do not. "This has been a president of breaking news and course changes and some discord". The November 21 national poll found 60% of US women say they've been sexually harassed; Trump job approval still stuck below 40%. (more...)
Chinese naval ship, sub spotted near Japanese waters around Senkakus Chinese naval ship, sub spotted near Japanese waters around Senkakus
- January 11, 2018

A Chinese frigate and an unidentified foreign submerged submarine were spotted Thursday just outside Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, the Defense Ministry said, prompting Tokyo to protest to Beijing. (more...)
Pakistan stops intelligence cooperation with US Pakistan stops intelligence cooperation with US
- January 11, 2018

It is hard to understand why no such diplomatic initiative had been started. "The US would like Pakistan to come to the table and assist us in this effort". Other possible routes that go through Central Asian countries are more expensive and pass through a region Russian Federation considers its backyard. (more...)
7-Eleven probe opens new front on immigration — APNewsBreak 7-Eleven probe opens new front on immigration — APNewsBreak
- January 11, 2018

Homan did not state why ICE pursued the Irving, Texas-based comfort store chain, which has 60,000 establishments worldwide and is well known for its Slurpee drinks. "7-Eleven considers consistence with movement laws important and has ended the establishment understandings of franchisees indicted damaging these laws", the announcement read. (more...)
Pakistan in talks with U.S. over security assistance: FO Pakistan in talks with U.S. over security assistance: FO
- January 11, 2018

According to media reports, Pakistan's decision to suspend military and intelligence cooperation with America came after President Donald accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the United States but "lies and deceit" and suspended about $2 billion in security aid to it. (more...)
Myanmar Faces Truth, Admits Soldiers Behind Rohingya Mass Grave Myanmar Faces Truth, Admits Soldiers Behind Rohingya Mass Grave
- January 11, 2018

The Burmese army has admitted murdering Rohingya Muslims and burying the bodies in a mass grave in the first admission of what many survivors say have been widespread massacres. Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director of Human Rights Watch, urged the Myanmar government to "get serious about accountability by allowing the United Nations appointed Fact Finding Commission to enter the country", in an email to dpa on Thursday. (more...)
Larapinta Trail: American hiker dies after taking wrong turn in 42C heat Larapinta Trail: American hiker dies after taking wrong turn in 42C heat
- January 11, 2018

Two tourists watch the setting sun from atop a rocky outcrop in the West MacDonnell Ranges along the Larapinta Trail about 110 kilometres (66 miles) west of the central Australian town of Alice Springs April 18, 2004. Police do not believe the death to be suspicious, although heat and exposure were likely contributing factors, police superintendent for the southern desert, Jody Nobbs, said a press conference in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. (more...)
Women's Working Group Invites Sex Assault Victims to State of Union Women's Working Group Invites Sex Assault Victims to State of Union
- January 11, 2018

At the 2018 Golden Globes , the red carpet was flooded with black dresses and Time's Up pins , a coordinated protest against sexual abuse and harassment in Hollywood and other industries. Last year Speier acknowledged that she was a victim of sexual assault on Capitol Hill when she was a young congressional aide. Trump has been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women since before taking office; he has denied the claims. (more...)
Donald Trump suggests Republicans 'finally take control' of Russian Federation probe Donald Trump suggests Republicans 'finally take control' of Russian Federation probe
- January 11, 2018

The reporter asked the world leader if she was "laughing" at America. Trump Wednesday returned to his standard claim that the investigation is a "witch hunt" and a "Democratic hoax". In June, Trump said he was "being investigated" for firing Comey, and again called it a "witch hunt". Fast forward to present day and Trump met with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House and then took part in a duel press conference . (more...)
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...)

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