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Teenager Amy 'Dolly' Everett farewelled in emotional service in Katherine Teenager Amy 'Dolly' Everett farewelled in emotional service in Katherine
- January 12, 2018

Today, the family of Amy "Dolly" Everett did the unthinkable. The 14-year-old girl was from a well-known cattle family in the Northern Territory and was once the face of Akubra, with a photo of her smiling as a child eight years ago featuring in an ad campaign . (more...)
Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening
- January 12, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was cancelling a planned visit to Britain next month to open a new US embassy in London . "Bad deal. Trump has sparked alarm among diplomats by repeatedly entering into Twitter spats with key public figures, including North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, to whom he recently boasted about the size of the USA nuclear arsenal. (more...)
Why Are We Still Offering Aid to Palestinians Who Don't Want Peace? Why Are We Still Offering Aid to Palestinians Who Don't Want Peace?
- January 12, 2018

Trump last month recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite warnings from the Arab leaders, reversing decades of United States and worldwide policy on the holy city. The spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the law is a "declaration of war on the Palestinian people", the Jerusalem Post reported . (more...)
Baltimore Hospital Discharges Patient at Night, Wearing Only Gown and Socks Baltimore Hospital Discharges Patient at Night, Wearing Only Gown and Socks
- January 12, 2018

Disturbing video shows a woman wearing only a hospital gown after she was apparently left outside an emergency room in Baltimore , where temperatures had dropped to 30 degrees. The woman, wearing nothing but a hospital gown and some socks hunches over and screams repeatedly, as she walks in circles on the sidewalk away. Baraka, a psychotherapist, attempts to speak to her, but she doesn't answer him. (more...)
Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Promises Inquiry Into Violence After Bandh Cripples Mumbai, Pune Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Promises Inquiry Into Violence After Bandh Cripples Mumbai, Pune
- January 12, 2018

Here, Congress accused both the BJP and RSS of Bhima Koregaon incident while BJP accused Congress of creating communal tension. Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar said that the Maharashtra government "failed" in controlling the violence. (more...)
USA threat to leave NAFTA must be taken seriously: Freeland USA threat to leave NAFTA must be taken seriously: Freeland
- January 12, 2018

But ahead of a cabinet retreat in London, Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wouldn't comment on the state of re-negotiations. This week, the government has filed a grievance with the World Trade Organization against the United States, for what Canada alleges, are breaches of anti-dumping regulations. (more...)
Young Texas Church Shooting Victim Finally Returns Home after Months in Hospital Young Texas Church Shooting Victim Finally Returns Home after Months in Hospital
- January 12, 2018

Ryland suffered massive injuries November 5 when a gunman stormed the rural First Baptist Church and slaughtered 26 people, including Ryland's stepmother, Joanne, who tried valiantly to shield her kids . Duncan said he would make that happen as soon as his doctor said it was ok. "We just had a connection", Duncan said. Some members of the Sutherland Springs community welcomed Ryland home as he passed through town on the fire truck. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey's home is affected by deadly mudslides Oprah Winfrey's home is affected by deadly mudslides
- January 12, 2018

Although mandatory evacuations were put into force in some parts of Santa Barbara, only 10% to 15% of residents actually heeded the warnings to flee their homes. DeGeneres became emotional when talking about the community in which she lives with wife Portia De Rossi. The road is closed from Milpas Street in Santa Barbara at the north end to the junction with State Route 126 in Ventura. (more...)
Police recover jewels stolen from the Ritz Paris Police recover jewels stolen from the Ritz Paris
- January 12, 2018

Hooded men entered the lobby of the landmark building from the rear entrance at around 6.30 p.m. local time (12.30 p.m. ET) Wednesday and made straight for the jewelery cases on the ground floor. One of the two accomplices fled by vehicle, while the other made a getaway on a motorbike, dropping a bag of jewels in the process. The hotel's management has declined to comment on the robbery. (more...)
It was not Turks who attacked Russia's bases: Putin It was not Turks who attacked Russia's bases: Putin
- January 12, 2018

On Monday, Russia said pilotless drones carrying explosives attacked Russian bases in Syria last weekend without causing any casualties or damage. The specialists capable of producing remote-controlled aerial devices could only be formed in countries that possess such technology, while the explosive used in the projectiles they carried points to a factory in Ukraine, MINDEF indicated. (more...)
How Trump Could Use the Iran Protests to Kill the Nuke Deal How Trump Could Use the Iran Protests to Kill the Nuke Deal
- January 12, 2018

In a surprise move reportedly recommended by top administration officials, President Donald Trump is expected this week to extend the relief of economic sanctions on Iran stemming from the nuclear agreement. European powers that co-signed the deal say Iran has complied with its terms and deserves the sanctions relief it was promised. At the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May, Trump tried to persuade European countries to stop making trade and business deals with Iran. (more...)
Arrests, clashes as protests over prices persist in Tunisia Arrests, clashes as protests over prices persist in Tunisia
- January 12, 2018

In the central town of Sidi Bouzid, young Tunisians blocked roads and hurled stones which security authorities responded with tear gas. Clashes between Police and hundreds of protesters took place in Tebourba, some 40 km (25 miles) from Tunis leaving one killed and Five people wounded, the Tunisian news agency said. (more...)
Rain and a few storms possible Friday Rain and a few storms possible Friday
- January 12, 2018

The National Weather Service says the flood watch is effective from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. Everyone sees a good soaking, so keep the umbrella out throughout the day. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Intermittent rain is expected to begin Thursday evening with rainfall totals up to an inch and a half before the precipitation turns to a wintry mix Friday night into Saturday morning. (more...)
Thousands of NJ immigrants to lose legal status - Devastating, or about time? Thousands of NJ immigrants to lose legal status - Devastating, or about time?
- January 12, 2018

Victor Gomez, of Mount Olive United Methodist Church in Frederick County, said he knows many families from El Salvador and said the administration's decision is "very sad" and that it will separate families. In fact, more than 273,000 children of TPS holders grew up in the United States and know no other home. Part of a broader crackdown on illegal immigration by President Donald Trump, the move comes after 59,000 longtime resident Haitians and 5,300 Nicaraguans were stripped of similar ... (more...)
Trump Slammed for Crude Comments About Immigration Trump Slammed for Crude Comments About Immigration
- January 12, 2018

Trump is said to have then encouraged lawmakers to bring in people from Norway , whose prime minister he met yesterday . According to The Washington Post , the lawmakers presented Trump with a plan to restore the Temporary Protected Status for countries that have been removed, including Haiti and El Salvador , and also adding $1.5 billion for the border wall Trump has been dreaming of since he announced his candidacy. (more...)
Putin calls Kim Jong Un competent and mature politician Putin calls Kim Jong Un competent and mature politician
- January 12, 2018

North Korean diplomats are extremely serious about the possibility of war between North Korea and the United States, noting that the US has already prepared for it for months, a Russian expert said Wednesday. These officials feared that the USA was already trying to shape the battlefield for a military operation against the North, and that South Koreans do not seem to have grasped the reality that the Trump administration is set on a course for preventive war. (more...)
Trump slams protections for immigrants from 'shithole countries' Trump slams protections for immigrants from 'shithole countries'
- January 12, 2018

Also in Thursday's Oval Office meeting were House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and GOP Sens. Richard Durbin of IL - a leader of the bipartisan Senate group - was among the seven lawmakers at the noontime meeting. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and Democratic Senator Dick Durbin came to the White House to outline their bipartisan compromise, but found themselves in the room with several Republican immigration hardliners. (more...)
U.S. could 'go back in' Paris Agreement
- January 12, 2018

He added: "So we can conceivably go back in". Trump has called on the fellow countries to increase defense spending, going so far as to say it's "not fair" to the USA, during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels in May. Solberg and her foreign minister, Ine Eriksen Søreide, met Norwegian reporters outside the White House after their meetings inside. Democrats' central demand is legislation to preserve the Obama-era DACA program, which was ended by Trump past year and ... (more...)
Yakuza boss arrested thanks to his tattoos Yakuza boss arrested thanks to his tattoos
- January 12, 2018

Police have also said they would investigate other suspected Yakuza gangsters in Thailand even if they did not have an arrest warrant. The photo went viral and Japanese authorities recognized 74 year-old Yakuza boss Shineharu Shirai by his tattoos and his missing little finger, a common self-inflicted punishment among the Yakuza. (more...)
'No deal' Brexit could mean 43000 fewer construction jobs 'No deal' Brexit could mean 43000 fewer construction jobs
- January 12, 2018

Britain could lose nearly 500,000 jobs and 50 billion pounds investment over the next 12 years if it fails to agree on a trade deal with the European Union , according to a report commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan . It also assesses the impact of a "hard Brexit" in the event that Davis' negotiations in Brussels fail to end with a transitional deal. The report also shows that London could suffer much less from Brexit than the rest of the country - increasing "geographic inequalities" ... (more...)
NHS A&E waiting times worst on record as hospital crowding soars NHS A&E waiting times worst on record as hospital crowding soars
- January 12, 2018

Last week, NHS England advised that hospitals defer non-urgent inpatient planned care until the end of January and that day-case procedures and routine patient appointments should also be deferred where this will release clinical time for emergency care. (more...)
Putin says Kim Jong Un 'certainly won' latest standoff on nuclear weapons Putin says Kim Jong Un 'certainly won' latest standoff on nuclear weapons
- January 12, 2018

Vladimir Putin has claimed Kim Jong-un is a "shrewd and mature" leader having outplayed his rivals in the West with his nuclear missile ambitions. "He is already an absolutely shrewd and mature politician". Previous year was marked by terse back and forth between Trump and North Korea, both parties threatening to destroy each other as Pyongyang showcased its rapidly advancing missile program through a number of ballistic missile tests. (more...)
Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syrian army offensive… Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syrian army offensive…
- January 11, 2018

The wide-scale counter-attack aims to foil the advance of the Syrian army and restore areas taken by the army in the northeastern countryside of Hama province in central Syria and the southeastern countryside of Idlib province in northwestern Syria. (more...)
United States working with partners to secure India's NSG membership: envoy United States working with partners to secure India's NSG membership: envoy
- January 11, 2018

While Juster did not refer to Pakistan in his remarks, answering questions on the suspension of military aid to Pakistan, he said, the USA would not tolerate the presence of "safe havens" for terrorists. India and the U.S. had in 2016 signed the bilateral Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement to give their militaries access to each other's facilities for supplies and repairs. (more...)
India confirms national security advisor-level talks held with Pakistan India confirms national security advisor-level talks held with Pakistan
- January 11, 2018

Kumar said, acknowledging that the NSA-level parleys are part of the "operational-level talks" that take place between India and Pakistan, despite the breakdown in the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) that was launched in December 2015. (more...)

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