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My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good
- January 13, 2018

On January 9, South and North Korea held a "historic" meeting after a gap of two years. "We have been much tougher on China, but not almost as tough as I would be, but they are helping us a lot with North Korea, he said in response to a question". (more...)
$45 Million in HUD Funding Going to Help End NJ Homelessness $45 Million in HUD Funding Going to Help End NJ Homelessness
- January 13, 2018

HUD officials said the Continuum of Care grants will provide critically needed housing and support services to homeless individuals and families in Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautaugua, and Cattaraugus counties. Last month, HUD reported homelessness crept up in the US, especially among individuals experiencing long-term chronic homelessness. In addition, Veteran homelessness increased by 1.5 percent, chronic homelessness increased by 12.2 percent and family homelessness ... (more...)
CAATA hosts human trafficking awareness day conference CAATA hosts human trafficking awareness day conference
- January 13, 2018

At the Huntington Police Department, Bob Leslie, a deputy with the West Virginia Attorney General's office, recently led a training for police officers on how to spot human trafficking. Describing the extent of trafficking in Merced County, Chee said, "From April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, we've identified 56 victims of human trafficking". (more...)
Angry Dalit villagers attack Nitish's convoy Angry Dalit villagers attack Nitish's convoy
- January 13, 2018

The CM was, however, rescued safely by his security guards. The attackers pelted stones on the vehicles in the Kumar's convoy. A report said that people of Nandan village wanted the Chief Minister to visit the Dalit Basti which led to a disagreement followed by stone pelting. (more...)
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners Ethiopia to release all political prisoners
- January 12, 2018

The activist was born in Ethiopia but became a British citizen after seeking political asylum in London in 1979, and he has raised a family in the UK. The announcement followed soon after the 17-day-long meeting of the executive committee of the ruling party, which was triggered by the country's recent condition. (more...)
Political Analyst Explains the Real Goals of Theresa May's Cabinet Reshuffle Political Analyst Explains the Real Goals of Theresa May's Cabinet Reshuffle
- January 12, 2018

Labour has started the new year attacking her government's handling of the crisis-hit health service and railways. May confirmed on Sunday (7) that she would be making ministerial changes, but refused to disclose details. Many prime ministers recoil from the prospect of antagonising the big beasts of the cabinet but moving even the medium-sized beasts proved too daunting for May. (more...)
Former Catalan President Steps Down as Leader of Separatist Party Former Catalan President Steps Down as Leader of Separatist Party
- January 12, 2018

MADRID-Catalonia's two main separatist parties have agreed to support the re-election of ousted leader Carles Puigdemont as president, in a sign that pro-independence groups are eager to ratchet up the tension with Spain's central government. (more...)
Drunken Russian man commandeers armored vehicle, crashes it Drunken Russian man commandeers armored vehicle, crashes it
- January 12, 2018

According to Reuters , the unnamed perpetrator is in his late 20s. A drunken man on Wednesday commandeered an armored vehicle and crashed it into a store's window in northwestern Russian Federation, hurting no one, police said. I don't blame the man for taking a joyride in that vehicular behemoth. The guy, who was apparently already drunk - you'd have to be wouldn't you? - didn't even get to enjoy his wine. (more...)
'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes 'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes
- January 12, 2018

She shouted in English: "Zeman - Putin's slut". Zeman added, he was "honored to be attacked by a member of the Femen movement, which has also attacked the pope". Instead, he has sought to forge strong ties with China and Russian Federation, strongly criticising European Union sanctions on the latter and urging Ukraine to accept Moscow's 2014 annexation of the Crimean peninsula. (more...)
United Kingdom threatens tax on 'ruthless profiteer' social media giants United Kingdom threatens tax on 'ruthless profiteer' social media giants
- January 12, 2018

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and other tech giants aren't doing enough to take down extremist content in an efficient manner, according to one prominent United Kingdom lawmaker, and it could lead to severe fines. "We need people and we need feedback from trusted government sources and from our users to identify and remove some of the most problematic content out there", said Kent Walker. (more...)
DEMOCRAT CHAOS: Top Democrat RIPS Pelosi's 'WHITE GUYS' Comment DEMOCRAT CHAOS: Top Democrat RIPS Pelosi's 'WHITE GUYS' Comment
- January 12, 2018

In her "Angle" commentary, Ingraham blasted the "elitist" sentiments expressed by Pelosi, pointing to Waste Management giving $2,000 bonuses to about 34,000 workers. "I think the Democrats are going to regret not having supported this", Ryan said. Walmart on Thursday joined a growing list of companies who have made a decision to share the tax cut savings with employees , announcing a plan to boost pay and give bonuses worth up to $1,000 to workers. (more...)
Deputies: Elderly couple busted with pot Christmas presents arrested again Deputies: Elderly couple busted with pot Christmas presents arrested again
- January 12, 2018

Contact with the couple raised the officer's suspicions, who ordered a drug-detecting dog deployed. After court, Lincoln attorney John Berry, who represents Patrick Jiron in both cases, said he didn't know enough yet about the Lancaster County stop to comment further on it or how Jiron will plead. (more...)
Maiden Black Nazarene procession held in La Union Maiden Black Nazarene procession held in La Union
- January 12, 2018

Nineteen million people are expected to celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Manila next week. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Manila to worship a centuries old statue of Jesus Christ known as the Black Nazarene. (more...)
'Zuma will go if Dlamini-Zuma is made interim president' 'Zuma will go if Dlamini-Zuma is made interim president'
- January 12, 2018

The beleaguered President also wants surety that some of his key Cabinet appointments - including the recent reshuffling of David Mahlobo to the Energy ministry and Bongani Bongo, who has allegations of corruption hanging over his head, to Minister of State Security. (more...)
Language wars: Sushma Swaraj's fluency in Kannada will surprise you! Language wars: Sushma Swaraj's fluency in Kannada will surprise you!
- January 12, 2018

An unidentified BJP MP said India would have to pay Rs 40 crore to the United Nations make Hindi one of the official languages. She further stated that there are rules in the United Nations that make it hard for Hindi to become the Official language of India because the rules state that the decision should be supported by two thirds of the members. (more...)
May's cabinet reshuffle in shambles after yet another resignation May's cabinet reshuffle in shambles after yet another resignation
- January 12, 2018

In her first comments on the reshuffle tonight, Mrs May said: 'This Government is about building a country fit for the future - one that truly works for everyone with a stronger economy and a fairer society. But May, who heads a minority government divided over Brexit , had only limited room for change. Making sure the scales didn't tip in favor of either side of Brexit was a handicap. (more...)
American soldier wounded in Afghan attack American soldier wounded in Afghan attack
- January 12, 2018

On the other hand, the Taliban group claims that the attack was carried out by one their fighters who had managed to infiltrate among the public uprising forces ranks. A local MP claimed two United States soldiers were killed in the incident, though the Pentagon denied any troops were killed, and only one wounded. (more...)
Britain 'could join trade group on other side of planet after Brexit' Britain 'could join trade group on other side of planet after Brexit'
- January 12, 2018

If the United Kingdom is to join the partnership it would mean it's the first country that does not border the Asia-Pacific region to do so. However, Canada , Australia , Chile, New Zealand, Brunei, Singapore, Japan , Malaysia, Mexico , Peru and Vietnam remain committed to the agreement. (more...)
Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail
- January 12, 2018

Ranchi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was once again presented before CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh on Wednesday at Ranchi Court where he cried harsh attitude of jail authorities towards him. The maximum fine imposed was Rs 10 lakh, slapped on three convicts including Jagdish Sharma, former Public Accounts Committee chairman, while they and three others got the seven years in jail too. (more...)
Gov. Pete Ricketts touts tax relief, economic growth Gov. Pete Ricketts touts tax relief, economic growth
- January 12, 2018

And in the Legislature, lawmakers have killed the latest attempt to repeal the state's requirement for motorcyclists to wear helmets. Then, he got down to the nitty-gritty issues expected to dominate this legislative session. While the U.S. Department of Agriculture projected farm income to stabilize in 2017, this follows three years of steep declines, leaving Nebraska's ag producers struggling to pay high tax bills. (more...)
Expulsion proposed for Minnesota center Reggie Lynch after sexual misconduct incidents Expulsion proposed for Minnesota center Reggie Lynch after sexual misconduct incidents
- January 12, 2018

He denies any sexual assault. Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Abby Simons of the Minneapolis Star Tribune tweeted out quotes. Pacyga responded and said "in no way shape or form" was he taking down the movement. He is averaging 10.1 points and 8 rebounds per game this season. Attorney Ryan Pacyga has called a news conference for 1 p.m. Wednesday. "(Lynch) didn't do much yesterday just because I'm more focused on the guys who are playing more than anything", Pitino said. (more...)
NHL: Ryan Suter, Devan Dubnyk help Wild beat Blackhawks 2-1 NHL: Ryan Suter, Devan Dubnyk help Wild beat Blackhawks 2-1
- January 12, 2018

And Ferland, who has been a pleasant surprise for the Flames, has a goal and an assist in four straight games. Richard Panik , Patrick Sharp , Jonathan Toews , Nick Schmaltz , and Jan Rutta scored for Chicago in the victory. "We don't do a good enough job in our defensive zone to limit the chances". "You saw the first period", Boudreau said. "We made mistakes in key areas and our goaltenders have been solid". (more...)
Zimbabwe anti-corruption body investigates Grace Mugabe's PhD Zimbabwe anti-corruption body investigates Grace Mugabe's PhD
- January 12, 2018

Mnangagwa, former deputy to Zimbabwean long-time ruler Robert Mugabe , took over the reins late a year ago after the former resigned amidst pressure from the military and threats of impeachment by parliament. Moyo said that the southern African country had a constitution that Zimbabweans "made for themselves and it has been broken and it has been broken via a coup". (more...)
Atletico breeze into Copa del Rey quarters Atletico breeze into Copa del Rey quarters
- January 12, 2018

Atletico Madrid cruise into the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey thanks to a 3-0 second-leg victory over Lleida on Tuesday night for a 7-0 win on aggregate. Vitolo was making his second appearance for Atletico since returning from a loan to Las Palmas . And he scored a volley against Lleida , his first goal for his new side following his move from Sevilla. (more...)
Turkey summons USA charge d'affaires over Syria: Turkish sources Turkey summons USA charge d'affaires over Syria: Turkish sources
- January 12, 2018

Idlib was designated one of four "de-escalation" zones agreed under the Astana agreement struck between Russia, Iran and Turkey previous year. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the USA is trying Turkey's patience by supporting and arming terrorists from the YPG (Kurdish People's Protection Units) and the PYD (Kurdish Democratic Union Party). (more...)

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