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Wonderful, says buoyant Sitharaman after Sukhoi sortie Wonderful, says buoyant Sitharaman after Sukhoi sortie
- January 17, 2018

This comes as the latest move by the Defence Minister to take stock of the operational preparedness and combat capabilities of the Indian Air Force (IAF). The sortie is likely to last for 30 minutes, defence sources said. "I had a very memorable and great experience in the SU-30 MKI which is a made in India fighter". (more...)
US meets Korean War allies, wants more pressure on NKorea US meets Korean War allies, wants more pressure on NKorea
- January 17, 2018

He said North Korea has continued to make significant advances in its nuclear weapons through the thermonuclear test and progress in its intercontinental missile systems. North Korean media were referring to the US president's response to Kim's New Year's Day taunt two weeks ago that the entire USA was within range of his nuclear weapons, and his nuclear button was always on his desk. (more...)
May appoints minister to tackle loneliness issues raised by Jo Cox May appoints minister to tackle loneliness issues raised by Jo Cox
- January 17, 2018

Tracey Crouch, who is minister for sport and civil society, has been tasked with the portfolio of loneliness, which will coordinate across the government on policy issues related to loneliness, including funding for groups working in the area. (more...)
Steve Bannon 'summoned' in Russian Federation probe Steve Bannon 'summoned' in Russian Federation probe
- January 17, 2018

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was expected to be peppered with questions on the Trump campaign's links to Russian Federation in closed testimony to the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday. Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who wore his uniform to the White House press room, said it's the first time he knows of that a cognitive test has been given to a sitting president. (more...)
North and South Korea agree to compete, march together at Olympics
- January 17, 2018

The delegation is scheduled to begin arriving in South Korea on January 25. Discussions held during the meeting are meant to find ways to "deny North Korean regime of the resources and finding it needs" for their weapons program. "We have to recognize that that threat is growing". The Intra-Korean talks, which have resumed in the run-up to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics , have so far shown promise in achieving some sort of peace on the peninsula. (more...)
CBSE Class 12 exam date sheet REVISED: Official notification released on cbse CBSE Class 12 exam date sheet REVISED: Official notification released on cbse
- January 17, 2018

Also, the date sheet for CBSE Class 10 and 12 examination 2018 will remain same for rest of papers. The CBSE Class XII board examination for the subject of physical education will now be held on April 13, instead of April 9. The board said that the date is being changed due to certain administrative reasons. CBSE will begin board exams after Holi festival. The previous date sheet was flawed with the close proximity of physical education paper with JEE main exam. (more...)
Terrorists using high-tech systems, need to put curbs on Internet: Bipin Rawat Terrorists using high-tech systems, need to put curbs on Internet: Bipin Rawat
- January 17, 2018

The General was referring to the possibility of Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed forming a political party to contest elections. "Terrorists are using systems which are highly technology enabled and transcending global borders". The army chief was speaking at the Raisina Dialogue - a conference hosted by an Indian think tank in collaboration with India's foreign ministry. "People of Kashmir in general are getting exhausted of terrorism. (more...)
California hostages: Neighbours reveal Turpin children looked 'really pale' like VAMPIRES California hostages: Neighbours reveal Turpin children looked 'really pale' like VAMPIRES
- January 17, 2018

The police said that they made this discovery on a Sunday when a girl of 17 years old managed to escape from their house in Perris, east of Los Angeles . But neighbors said they saw the children only a handful of times and were stunned to learn there were 13 of them in the home. "I would call that torture", said Fellows. (more...)
African nations slam Trump's vulgar remarks as 'reprehensible and racist'
- January 17, 2018

Donald Trump , President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the African Union mission to the United States said in a blistering statement. The latest response comes in the form of an extraordinary statement issue by the African Union, a group of 55 African countries. Republican Senator David Perdue, who was at the meeting, called the reports a "gross misrepresentation". (more...)
Did Trump Say 'Shithole' Or 'Shithouse'? It Really Doesn't Matter Did Trump Say 'Shithole' Or 'Shithouse'? It Really Doesn't Matter
- January 17, 2018

Lindsey Graham , Democrats tried to persuade Trump to continue large-scale cheap-labor immigration via chain-immigration from countries with low economic performance, which he reportedly dismissed with crude language. That seems obvious, at least in the near term, but it's backlash here at home the president needs to be most concerned about, as the castigations both here and overseas mount against him. (more...)
Steve Bannon subpoenaed after stonewalling House Intelligence committee Steve Bannon subpoenaed after stonewalling House Intelligence committee
- January 17, 2018

Bannon, the former Breitbart head, testified before the committee but refused to answer any questions about his time in the transition, in the Trump administration and even after he left the White House. Bannon was sacked by the White House in August, though he continued to speak with Trump and tried to promote the president's agenda. "This is part of a judicially recognized process that goes back decades". (more...)
Du Plessis calls for Du Plessis calls for "collective" effort to maintain pitch standards in SA
- January 17, 2018

We needed to get 400, especially from the position we were in, but for me the vital time was the second innings. "If you do that against a strong team like India , they will pounce on you". If we play in series where the ball takes the upper hand, so be it. "They will say that they were not far off because they got 20 wickets out of the game". (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will take all precautions for national security Turkey's Erdogan tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will take all precautions for national security
- January 17, 2018

The announcement came after the United States said it will work, along with a coalition of its allies purportedly fighting the Daesh terrorist group , with US-backed militants of the the YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to set up a new 30,000-strong "border security" force . (more...)
Ole Miss debuts at No. 9 in college baseball poll Ole Miss debuts at No. 9 in college baseball poll
- January 17, 2018

In a most recent poll by D1Baseball.com , the Hoosiers were ranked No. 23- five days after Perfect Game USA ranked the team at No. 17. Arkansas and Florida State round out the top five. Biggers led the team with a.338 average, the best batting average by a Razorback shortstop since Scott Hode in 2005, while Koch led all SEC catchers with 13 home runs coupled with 42 RBIs. (more...)
Yellow warning issued by Met Office - as Wiltshire braces for high winds Yellow warning issued by Met Office - as Wiltshire braces for high winds
- January 17, 2018

The Met Office said: "During Wednesday night and into Thursday there is the potential for gusts of 60-70mph quite widely and a small chance of winds reaching 80mph in places". A status yellow alert for wind is also in place for seven other counties in the west and north-west. "In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties". (more...)
Bannon subpoenaed in special counsel Russian Federation probe Bannon subpoenaed in special counsel Russian Federation probe
- January 17, 2018

Bannon was quizzed behind closed doors by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, the first time he has testified in the probe investigating whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in its bid to influence the 2016 U.S. (more...)
New California founders want independence from rest of state New California founders want independence from rest of state
- January 17, 2018

New California published its own Declaration of Independence Monday, with language similar to that of the US Declaration of Independence. USA Today further quotes the group as declaring: "After years of over taxation, regulation, and mono-party politics the State of California and many of it's 58 Counties have become ungovernable". (more...)
Snowfall expected to start in area tonight Snowfall expected to start in area tonight
- January 17, 2018

From a dusting to up to an inch of snow is forecast for all of Northeast Georgia and Oconee, Pickens and Anderson counties in the Upstate. Those who headed to work in the early stages of the winter storm on Wednesday morning will likely have a harder time getting home. (more...)
'Trump has 'incredible genes', could live 200 years if …' Doctor 'Trump has 'incredible genes', could live 200 years if …' Doctor
- January 17, 2018

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is accusing President Donald Trump's White House of placing a "gag order" on former chief strategist Steve Bannon , barring him from answering many questions as part of the panel's investigation into Russian election interference. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn: Our relationship with U.S. not that special Jeremy Corbyn: Our relationship with U.S. not that special
- January 17, 2018

And Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said: "We urge the Labour leadership to join us in backing this crucial amendment - and show that they too are willing to put the national interest first". Both Labour and the Conservatives have said the 2016 vote to leave the European Union should be honoured. The comedian-turned-aspiring-politician has missed out on a place on the NEC for the second time - coming in fourth. (more...)
Oprah's speech ignites frenzied USA speculation Oprah's speech ignites frenzied USA speculation
- January 17, 2018

But it was her exhortation of the legions of women who have called out sexual harassers - and her dream of a day "when nobody has to say "me too" again" - that got some political operatives, in early voting states such as Iowa and New Hampshire, thinking she might be just what the Democrats need. (more...)
Donald Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test in presidential medical exam Donald Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test in presidential medical exam
- January 17, 2018

But Bannon played a critical role in the campaign, the presidential transition and the White House - all periods of time now under scrutiny from congressional investigators looking for possible evidence of a connection between Trump's operations and Russian Federation. (more...)
Homeland Security Head Says What She Heard During Immigration Meeting Homeland Security Head Says What She Heard During Immigration Meeting
- January 17, 2018

Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) said they did not recall Trump using the swear word. Lindsey Graham termed an "s-storm" with his Oval Office remarks. Martin Luther King III, King's elder son, said: "When a president insists that our nation needs more citizens from white states like Norway, I don't even think we need to spend any time even talking about what it says and what it is". (more...)
Child struck by vehicle near St. Raphael Catholic School Child struck by vehicle near St. Raphael Catholic School
- January 17, 2018

Her father was also injured. She was a survivor of cancer at the age of three. Doctors removed a tumour in the little girl's kidney, and she was in remission. Family friends have set a GoFundMe page to help the family with financial stress during these hard times. "A team of counsellors, including a social worker, psychologist and members of our chaplaincy and religion team will be on hand to support the school community today". (more...)
Steve Bannon will tell all to Robert Mueller
- January 17, 2018

The White House physician also declared the president as "very healthy" and his overall health "excellent" in spite of his unhealthy habits. "He is fit for duty", Jackson said. 16, 2018. Despite Bannon's invocation of privilege in front of the House committee, some say he will be more forthcoming with special counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)

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