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Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, alleged accused in Punjab sand mine scam, resigns Minister Rana Gurjit Singh, alleged accused in Punjab sand mine scam, resigns
- January 17, 2018

Punjab power and irrigation minister Rana Gurjit Singh , who has been in the midst of controversy due to sand mine auctions and the enforcement directorate's summons to his son, has resigned from the state cabinet. The opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded the sacking of Rana Gurjit Singh for allegedly acquiring sand and gravel mining contracts through "benami transactions in the names of his cook and office staff". (more...)
Wind chills expected to drop below 0 Featured Wind chills expected to drop below 0 Featured
- January 17, 2018

Tuesday . Lows will range from the single digits across the northern and northwestern parts of the region to the teens elsewhere. Accumulating snow is expected on Tuesday . Wednesday night , it will be clear with a low of 17 and a south southwest wind of 7 to 9 miles per hour, according to the weather service. The wind-chill advisory remains in effect. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to hold roadshow in Ahmedabad today PM Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to hold roadshow in Ahmedabad today
- January 17, 2018

Netanyahu also lauded Indian democracy and praised the reform policies undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi . From the Ashram, Modi and Netanyahu would go to International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate). The Indian premier had shown Abe and his wife around at the Sabarmati Ashram. They had also spent some time at the Sabarmati Riverfront, developed during Modi's tenure as Gujarat CM. (more...)
World's Coldest Village's Temperature Drops to Minus 80 Degrees World's Coldest Village's Temperature Drops to Minus 80 Degrees
- January 17, 2018

It might take a very long time to thaw them out because some residents have recorded temperatures as low as minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) at their homes, making that the coldest-ever temperature recorded for a permanently inhabited village in the world, according to The Siberian Times . (more...)
Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
- January 17, 2018

King's contribution and how there is still a divide today. "The dream is here in the Coachella Valley, it starts with us as human beings and how we treat other people every day", said Glen Miller, Indio City Councilmember. A local organization honored the memory and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr .by coming together and speaking about current minority issues. (more...)
'Best team we've faced all season' 'Best team we've faced all season'
- January 17, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars are coming to Foxboro for the AFC Championship on Sunday afternoon. New England will look to establish the run next week as well, with Jacksonville's run defense a little bit more down to earth over the course of a season than its pass defense. (more...)
Mormon Church appoints Russell M. Nelson as new president Mormon Church appoints Russell M. Nelson as new president
- January 17, 2018

Nelson, a member of the Mormon Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles , spoke during a live stream as it was announced he will replace former President Thomas S. Oaks is the next-longest tenured member of the Quorum, making him next-in-line to become the next president. Nelson was set apart as the new president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (more...)
Ex-CIA agent arrested with top secret info Ex-CIA agent arrested with top secret info
- January 17, 2018

His arrest comes at a sensitive time in relations between the world's two largest economies, as the Trump administration leans on Beijing to take greater action to curb the nuclear and missile programmes of North Korea. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, aka Zhen Cheng Li, was arrested Monday after he arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport in NY. Still other former intelligence officials have also argued that the spy network might have been crippled by a combination of both, as well as sloppy ... (more...)
Reece's victor is extra special as Hammers taken the distance Reece's victor is extra special as Hammers taken the distance
- January 17, 2018

At long, long last, the Hammers finally tamed the Shrews after rookie Reece Burke blasted them into the FA Cup fourth-round with an electrifying extra-time victor at the London Stadium. West Ham should have been punished and when Shaun Whalley shot over from another risky position, Moyes reacted, by throwing Mark Noble and the in-form Marko Arnautovic on off the bench. (more...)
Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks
- January 17, 2018

I am not a racist ". Love, whose parents immigrated from Haiti , told "State of the Union" that she thinks the President's comments were racist . "That's when he used these vile and vulgar comments, calling the nations they come from 'shitholes , '" Durbin said. I don't know if they were taken - I wasn't in the room. (more...)
United States plans new nuclear weapons United States plans new nuclear weapons
- January 17, 2018

It would take about two years to produce. "In addition to modernising "legacy" Soviet nuclear systems, Russian Federation is developing and deploying new nuclear warheads and launchers". Many critics disagree with these lines of thinking, but the proposals appear to have broad support within the Pentagon. Nuclear war is different. (more...)
United States has great respect for Africa - Embassy
- January 17, 2018

The tone of discussion had looked very different early on Thursday. "My compromise all along was, those who are here, the kids that came here or their parents brought them here illegally, we could internally immigrate them, but just count them against the normal totals", said Paul. (more...)
Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered
- January 17, 2018

NC Donald Trump has denied he is racist Related articles No, no, I'm not a racist . He told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". -Mexico border. "Why do we need more Haitians?" "Their attitude.I think it is terrific", he said. The group "is concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the U.S. (more...)
WWE SmackDown Tag Champ Jey Uso Arrested For DWI WWE SmackDown Tag Champ Jey Uso Arrested For DWI
- January 17, 2018

According to TMZ , he was released later that same day on a $500 bond. Jey Uso could face suspension from the WWE for the DUI arrest. This could, obviously, change. The WWE does not tend to have consistent rules for iffy happenings outside of the company's purview. We've made attempts to obtain a copy of the incident report and will update the article once more information is made available. (more...)
Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump of 'positive changes' on the Korean peninsula Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump of 'positive changes' on the Korean peninsula
- January 17, 2018

Brian Hook, the U.S. State Department's policy planning staff director, said the U.S. has been "in discussions" with China and Russian Federation leading up to the Vancouver Group and will provide them a "readout" at the summit's conclusion. (more...)
S.Africa Summons US Diplomat Over Trump's Reported Vulgar Remarks
- January 17, 2018

In addition, Airbnb also ran an ad during last year's Super Bowl to highlight its belief in the simple idea that "no matter who you are, where you're from, who you love, or who you worship, you deserve to belong". Do we need more Haitians?" He also refuted claims that he insulted Haitians. But offending foreign cultures is always a no-no in diplomatic circles and foreign service officers in the U.S. (more...)
Pope Francis arrives in Chile Pope Francis arrives in Chile
- January 17, 2018

Francis didn't refer by name to Chile's most notorious pedophile priest, the Rev. Fernando Karadima, who was sanctioned in 2011 by the Vatican to a lifetime of "penance and prayer" for sexually molesting minors. "It is surprising that the pope and his entourage don't understand that they need to be more forthcoming on this issue". Francis sought to fix relations between the Catholic church and the Chilean people amid violent demonstrations and a series of recent church fire bombings in ... (more...)
White House Physician: Trump Is Healthy Because of 'Genetics,' 'Incredible Genes'
- January 17, 2018

The doctor speculates that Trump requested the exam in an attempt to beat back the narrative of the past few weeks that he is mentally unfit for office. Dr Jackson admitted that he would work with the President in the coming year to improve his diet and increase the amount of physical activity he does, although he said that he considers being on the golf course to be exercise. (more...)
US President Trump must apologise for comments: African Union US President Trump must apologise for comments: African Union
- January 17, 2018

FILE - In this December 2, 2016, file photo, Sen. Hundreds of Haitian-Americans and others have rallied in Times Square in New York City to denounce racism and remarks that President Donald Trump is said to have made disparaging African countries and questioning further USA acceptance of Haitian immigrants. (more...)
Trump says programme to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'
- January 17, 2018

Senate Democrats point the finger back at Trump, saying that there's a bipartisan deal on the table for the so-called Dreamers that also adds funding for border security.Trump last week rejected a DACA deal drafted by a bipartisan group of senators. (more...)
Trump Blames Dems For Blowing Up Immigration Talks Trump Blames Dems For Blowing Up Immigration Talks
- January 17, 2018

Trump's people televised the meeting to showcase Trump's competence and mental agility in order to throw water on yellow journalist Richard Wolff's claims he is unfit to be president. Talking to reporters outside a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, the South Carolina Republican said there is still a way to reconstruct an agreement but said "somebody on his staff gave him really bad advice". (more...)
Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark
- January 17, 2018

Trump's " shithole countries " remarks were confirmed by Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat who attended the White House meeting, after it was reported by The Washington Post and other media. "Isn't Trump demonstrating that he's nothing but a racist and pursuing a policy of "Make America White Again"?" he asked on Twitter . Trump reportedly made the remarks at a private meeting with lawmakers on immigration on Thursday. (more...)
Donald Trump denies being a racist after offensive comments
- January 17, 2018

In an interview on ABC's This Week, host George Stephanopoulos asked Lewis to react to Trump's attempt to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. after reports said that the president had made racist remarks about African countries and Haitian refugees. (more...)
White House doctor: Stop 'tabloid psychiatry' on Trump
- January 17, 2018

The note from President Donald Trump's current doctor may be less effusive than the one from his last. "He would benefit from a diet that is lower in fat and carbohydrates", Jackson told reporters at the White House. Dr. Harold Bornstein's summary included Trump's height (6 feet 3 inches) and weight (236 pounds), cholesterol (HDL 63, LDL 94, triglycerides 61), blood pressure (116/70), blood sugar (99) and normal results from liver, thyroid, heart and colon exams. (more...)
'I am not racist'; Trump says after backlash on derogatory 'shithole' remark
- January 17, 2018

Ivana told presenter Susanna Reid: 'He treated me fantastically, I never had a problem. This Twitter user questioned Trump's mental health when commenting on the US President's "I'm not a racist" remarks. "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country". Trump's message could not be clearer: Why are we taking in immigrants from places primarily populated by black and brown people when we should be taking in more white immigrants? Trump's denial was supported in ... (more...)

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