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Iran threatens USA to retaliate for sanctions against chief judge Iran threatens USA to retaliate for sanctions against chief judge
- January 14, 2018

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, tweeted Friday that the United States "must bring itself into full compliance - just like Iran", in reference to the 2015 nuclear deal among Iran and world powers, including Russian Federation. (more...)
Wild swings occur in numbers of California mudslide missing
- January 14, 2018

Mudflows washed out a almost 30-mile stretch of the 101 Freeway between Santa Barbara and Ventura, and also prompted evacuations in parts of Burbank and Los Angeles on Tuesday. He later wrote on Facebook that he and his family had survived the dramatic incident, posting: "We are alive". Marco Farrell, recorded the deluge of brown, muddy water come crashing past his home, dragging debris from destroyed houses and cars with it. (more...)
As Sanctions Bite, China Trade With North Korea Plummets As Sanctions Bite, China Trade With North Korea Plummets
- January 14, 2018

China reported a substantial decrease in trade with North Korea on Friday, highlighting the impact of sanctions on the rogue state. "The meeting will bring together nations from across the globe to demonstrate worldwide solidarity against 's unsafe and illegal nuclear and ballistic missile programs", the department said in a statement Thursday. (more...)
Maine's congressional delegation denounces Trump's reported vulgar remarks Maine's congressional delegation denounces Trump's reported vulgar remarks
- January 14, 2018

He later tweeted that he has "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously a very poor and troubled country". "Sorry, but there is no other word one can use but ´racist´", Rupert Colville, spokesman for the United Nations human rights office, told reporters in Geneva. (more...)
US could 'conceivably' rejoin Paris climate agreement US could 'conceivably' rejoin Paris climate agreement
- January 14, 2018

Last June, Trump angered global businesses and politicians by announcing the USA would be leaving the worldwide climate accord, which was signed by the Obama administration and counts every nation on earth as a signatory until the U.S. However, he insisted that Paris Agreement, which the worldwide community signed in 2015 with the aim of combating climate change by limiting global temperature rise to well below two degrees Celsius, was "a bad deal" and "very unfair" to the US. (more...)
Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
- January 14, 2018

About 1.07 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 13.97% the S&P500. Clipper Realty INC. Common Stock (NYSE:CLPR) had a decrease of 10.37% in short interest. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, April 19 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, May 6 by JP Morgan. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (more...)
A False Alarm "Ballistic Missile Threat" Message Was Sent To Hawaii Residents
- January 14, 2018

But it was 38 minutes before another alert was sent out, clarifying there was "no missile threat or danger to the State of Hawaii ". The alert turned out to be false and the result of human error . Tweets from Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the mobile messages on the false missile threat alerts. There is nothing more important to Hawai'i than professionalizing and fool-proofing this process. (more...)
Stokes, Livingstone in England cricket squad for NZ Tests Stokes, Livingstone in England cricket squad for NZ Tests
- January 14, 2018

Live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website and app. After surrendering the urn in a 4-0 series defeat, the tourists are hoping for a measure of revenge in the five-match series. "A lot of our guys didn't play in the Ashes , so we're full of energy and full of beans". England rebranded their limited-overs game dramatically since they were last on these shores, the abject 2015 World Cup campaign which exposed some outdated ideas and became a watershed moment for the team. (more...)
Woman Arrested For Husband's Murder After 'How To Kill Someone' Search Woman Arrested For Husband's Murder After 'How To Kill Someone' Search
- January 14, 2018

Sandra Garner (L) called police saying her husband, Jon Garner (R) had been shot dead by a masked intruder in Maypearl, Texas, on 2 January. Garner told police that she saw a masked man holding a gun inside her house, who she said threatened to kill her. (more...)
I paesi africani contro Trump per il caso I paesi africani contro Trump per il caso "shithole": si scusi
- January 14, 2018

Una conversazione durante la quale Macron avrebbe ribadito la "determinazione della Francia a vedere l'accordo attuato e l'importanza di tutti i firmatari dell'intesa a rispettarlo". Non è la prima volta che Donald Trump si lascia andare a dichiarazioni simili. La casa Bianca ribatte tramite il suo portavoce Raj Shah: "Alcuni politici a Washington scelgono di combattere per paesi stranieri, ma il presidente combatterà sempre per gli americani ". (more...)
Trump Again Waives Iran Sanctions Trump Again Waives Iran Sanctions
- January 14, 2018

Iran said on Saturday it would not accept any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. "But, once again, after yesterday's statements future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [on the Iranian nuclear program] is under a big question", he added. (more...)
Iran rejects Trump's demand for changing nuclear deal Iran rejects Trump's demand for changing nuclear deal
- January 14, 2018

On Friday, President Donald Trump said he is extending sanctions relief for Iran one last time so that the nuclear agreement's " terrible flaws " could be fixed. Kaveh Afrasiabi: First of all, a small, yet significant sigh of relief that President Trump ultimately listened to the sound advice of his top advisers as well as the various European leaders by sticking with the deal and not scuttling it as he has repeatedly vowed to do so. (more...)
Hawaiians - and 'Triple Frontier' Production - Rattled by Ballistic Missile False Alarm
- January 14, 2018

In a conciliatory news conference later in the day, Hawaii officials apologized for the mistake and vowed to ensure it will never happen again. The notification was quickly labeled a false report: Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard a screenshot of the alert, saying that it was a false alarm, and that she had confirmed with officials that there was no danger to the island. (more...)
Hawaii 'ballistic missile threat' alert to phones was false alarm, officials say
- January 14, 2018

Hawaii's Emergency Management Tweeted "NO missile threat to Hawaii " but it wasn't until nearly 45 minutes after the alert was sent that a second alert went to all phones telling people it was a false alarm. The alert was also broadcast on television in Hawaii . Where can I take my family to protect them? "There are no nuclear shelters for people to go running to within 15 minutes". (more...)
Trump derails US senators' hopes for bipartisan immigration deal Trump derails US senators' hopes for bipartisan immigration deal
- January 14, 2018

The US leader made the alleged remark in a Thursday meeting on immigration. The President on Friday denied using the crass and racist language to describe countries he does not think are worthy of sending immigrants to the U.S.in a series of posts on Twitter . (more...)
Rep. Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election This Year Rep. Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election This Year
- January 14, 2018

And more are coming. History is not on the side of Republicans, but they still have some structural advantages that give them hope. Democrats need to pick up 24 seats to win control of the House. Rohrabacher also met past year with far-right French presidential candidate Marine LePen, whose candidacy was strongly pushed by Russian government-linked disinformation efforts, and with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains holed up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. (more...)
Rescuers continue to search for people in rubble of U.S. mudslide
- January 14, 2018

Heavy rains caused rivers of mud and debris to run down from hillsides, creating the mudslides in Santa Barbara County. About 100 homes were destroyed and hundreds of others were severely damaged in the coastal enclave of about 9,000 people northwest of Los Angeles. (more...)
Trump Administration Announces State Work Requirements for Medicaid Trump Administration Announces State Work Requirements for Medicaid
- January 14, 2018

Under our proposal, people who receive Medicaid and are able bodied will need to work, be training for a new career, or volunteer. The new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidance , which allows states to seek federal permission to establish restrictions, could threaten the Medicaid coverage of the many adults with disabilities, children and the elderly who cannot work. (more...)
France demands United Nations protection for baguette France demands United Nations protection for baguette
- January 14, 2018

Macron made the call after similar rallies by bakers from across France. Now, with Mr Macron's declared support, the bid for UNESCO status is likely to begin in earnest. Speaking on French radio, President Macron said that "excellence and expertise must be preserved, and that is why it should be heritage-listed". Although the traditional baguette has already been protected in France by law since 1993 by being on Unesco's list it will be protectected from globalisation. (more...)
'Window closing' to find survivors in USA mudslide
- January 14, 2018

The mudslides began raindrops on top of hillsides in the Los Padres National Forest and then gained momentum as they tore downhill through the neighborhoods, picking up ash, dirt and debris along the way. But when it hit his back fence, the flow split in two. An active search and rescue operation is ongoing, officials said. Winfrey, fresh off a Golden Globes speech that inspired calls for her to run for president, posted Instagram photos of the shin-deep mud in her yard and video of ... (more...)
Norway's PM makes enterprise case of 'inexperienced financial system' to Trump Norway's PM makes enterprise case of 'inexperienced financial system' to Trump
- January 14, 2018

Although Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg leads her country's Conservative Party and is probably more politically simpatico to Donald Trump than most European leaders, she is-like virtually all heads of government in Western Europe-lock-step in the belief climate change is real and must be combated. (more...)
Moscow Reaffirms Illegality of Israeli Settlement Activities on Palestinian Soil Moscow Reaffirms Illegality of Israeli Settlement Activities on Palestinian Soil
- January 14, 2018

The Israeli Supreme Court on 4 December 2017 issued an order nisi ("order to show cause") in a petition against the Settlement Regularization Law filed by Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center (JLAC), and Al Mezan Center for Human Rights (Gaza) on behalf of 17 local Palestinian authorities in the West Bank. (more...)
Fatal crash reported in Marshall County Fatal crash reported in Marshall County
- January 14, 2018

Traffic was diverted at the exit, around the overpass and back onto the interstate while the lanes were shut down, the Sheriff's Office said. The Florida Highway Patrol is working a fatal crash on I-95 northbound north of State Road 207. (more...)
African ambassadors to United Nations blast Trump remark as 'racist' African ambassadors to United Nations blast Trump remark as 'racist'
- January 14, 2018

The United Nations human rights office has strongly criticised "racist" comments by Donald Trump in which he said immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from "shithole" countries . Sens. Jeff Flake R-Ariz. and Dick Durbin D-Ill. Of course, the president denies using the word , only owning up to using " tough language" during the immigration talks. (more...)
Sheriff: Mother mistakenly killed in murder-for-hire plot in Osceola County Sheriff: Mother mistakenly killed in murder-for-hire plot in Osceola County
- January 14, 2018

Deputies said Montes went inside the apartment while Ramos and Rivera stayed in the vehicle with Zengotita-Torres. As per agents, Ishnar Marie Lopez-Ramos was hoping to kill a lady who was included with a man she additionally had sentimental affections for, as indicated by Fox 35 . (more...)

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