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Mnuchin: Report will lead to Russia sanctions Mnuchin: Report will lead to Russia sanctions
- January 31, 2018

On Monday night, the State Department said a 2017 U.S. law was deterring billions of dollars in Russian defence sales, and therefore did not believe it needed to announce any fresh sanctions . The Kremlin spokesman said he felt "indifferent" to the fact that his name was on the list because "everyone's name is there". Speaking to an audience of supporters at an election campaign event in Moscow , Mr Putin was greeted with cheers, laughs and applause as he waved away the list - mandated ... (more...)
BJP takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi's Rs 70000 jacket BJP takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi's Rs 70000 jacket
- January 31, 2018

The BJP , which is trying its best to unseat the incumbent Congress from Meghalaya, did not want to lose the opportunity and chose to attack Rahul with "soot-boot ki sarkar" jibe, taking a page out of the Congress president's book. Post this grassroot outreach programme, in March all state Congress leaders will be touring the state together. This is the first such initiative taken up by the Congress party, he added. (more...)
Agriculture Secretary, Former GA governor selected as designated survivor Agriculture Secretary, Former GA governor selected as designated survivor
- January 31, 2018

There are some protestors who plan to be absent while others - most noticeably five Supreme Court Justices - have previous engagements . Every member of President Trump's Cabinet was invited to attend his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night - except one, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue . (more...)
Patriots TE (concussion) 'ready to roll' at Super Bowl Patriots TE (concussion) 'ready to roll' at Super Bowl
- January 31, 2018

The hit that Gronkowski suffered in the AFC Championship game against the Jaguars knocked him from the game and he did not return. If Super Bowl LII were played this Sunday, Rob Gronkowski would not suit up. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said Tuesday that the Patriots are "optimistic" Gronkowski will be able to play against the Eagles. For New England, being as healthy as possible is certainly important heading into the Super Bowl. (more...)
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank: ministry Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank: ministry
- January 31, 2018

Earlier Tuesday, a group of angry Palestinians protested against the visit of the delegation from the US consulate in Jerusalem to the office of Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce. According to Reuters , as the consular vehicle sped from the scene accompanied by PA police, the rioters threw tomatoes at it, kicked one of its doors and damaged a side mirror. (more...)
Teacher recorded telling student military members are 'the lowest of our low'
- January 31, 2018

The Whittier Daily News reports "Salcido is heard profanely questioning military members" intelligence and continuing, "They're not high-level thinkers'" ... "The City Council and residents of Pico Rivera are steadfast in the recognition that the contributions by those who have served or are now serving our country via military service are respected and we are grateful for their service", they said. (more...)
US list of Russians is 'hostile step,' Putin says US list of Russians is 'hostile step,' Putin says
- January 31, 2018

US President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg. Defending the decision, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert claimed that CAATSA itself, passed previous year with bipartisan support, is sufficient legislation against the Russians and therefore no more action is needed. (more...)
Paul Simon Announces Final Show: 'Homeward Bound The Farewell Performance' Paul Simon Announces Final Show: 'Homeward Bound The Farewell Performance'
- January 31, 2018

Currently, Simon has no other tour dates announced, but it would be unusual if the singer didn't return to his hometown of New York City one last time. The trend this year in classic rock it would seem is "goodbye ". Simon's apparent retirement follows Sir Elton John's announcement of his own farewell tour, which which will reach the United Kingdom in 2020. (more...)
FBI Reportedly Investigating Second Trump-Russia Dossier FBI Reportedly Investigating Second Trump-Russia Dossier
- January 31, 2018

Unlike Steele, Shearer does not have a background in espionage, and his memo was initially viewed with scepticism, not least because he had shared it with select media organisations before the election. Mueller recently said he meant to interview Trump in the next few weeks, and Trump stated that he would be willing to do it under oath. Daniel Hoffman, a former Central Intelligence Agency station chief, laid out a theory in the Wall Street Journal that the Steele dossier could be a ... (more...)
Delegates to Syria Peace Talks Heckle Russian Foreign Minister Delegates to Syria Peace Talks Heckle Russian Foreign Minister
- January 31, 2018

Syrians had the "exclusive right" to pick their political system free of foreign intervention, it added. But in a blow to Moscow, which has cast itself as a Middle East peace broker, the event has been boycotted by the leadership of the Syrian opposition, while powers such as the United States, Britain and France are not there because of what they say is the Syrian government's refusal to properly engage. (more...)
'Only Nawaz Sharif facing cases in courts' 'Only Nawaz Sharif facing cases in courts'
- January 31, 2018

The NAB references stem from the July 28 judgment of the Supreme Court on the Panama Papers case. Today, the court has also summoned more witnesses, including Afaq and Waqar Ahmad, to record statements, while it had recorded statements of two prosecution witnesses at the last hearing. (more...)
Trump On Claim He Wanted to Fire Mueller Trump On Claim He Wanted to Fire Mueller
- January 31, 2018

After McGahn threatened to quit, Trump backed down, The Times reported , citing four anonymous sources . Blumenthal's push for a special protection bill comes in the wake of a report by The New York Times alleging that President Donald Trump ordered Mueller to be fired in June 2017, just one month following FBI Director James Comey's dismissal. (more...)
Raila Odinga changes his twitter handle bio to 'President' Raila Odinga changes his twitter handle bio to 'President'
- January 31, 2018

Odinga claims he won the presidential election despite the electoral commission's official declaration that President Uhuru Kenyatta was the victor. Kenyatta was inaugurated in November, and Kenya Attorney-General Githu Muigai warned that an opposition group swearing in a president who's not officially been declared the victor is high treason - an offense that can result in death. (more...)
Farmer who drank poison outside Maharashtra Secretariat dies Farmer who drank poison outside Maharashtra Secretariat dies
- January 31, 2018

He also demanded that his father be given martyr status and all the benefits attached with it. Days back, the octogenarian farmer from Dhule district of Maharashtra consumed a poisonous substance at the state secretariat, demanding adequate compensation for his land acquired by the government for a solar power plant. (more...)
Prominent Hamas Leader Dies 3 Weeks after Accidentally Shooting himself Prominent Hamas Leader Dies 3 Weeks after Accidentally Shooting himself
- January 31, 2018

In a Twitter post, Bassim Naim confirmed that al-Alami had died, giving no further details. Al-Alami was wounded by a stray bullet to his head in his home while tending to his personal weapon, said Hamas spokesman in Gaza Fazi Barhoum in a statement at the time. (more...)
Nikki Haley suggests motion on Iran missiles might save nuclear deal Nikki Haley suggests motion on Iran missiles might save nuclear deal
- January 31, 2018

The Islamic Republic has several times test-fired ballistic missiles in recent months, raising the ire of the West. Iranian officials, including, President Hassan Rouhani, have stressed that Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defense and does not consider that a violation of global agreements. (more...)
Dublin fliming postponed as Blake Lively undergoes hand surgery Dublin fliming postponed as Blake Lively undergoes hand surgery
- January 31, 2018

The Hollywood Reporter said Lively's recovery is taking longer than anticipated and that initial surgery on her hand did not go as planned. Unfortunately, she injured her hand doing a stunt back in December . In an interview with THR on January 5, Morano said Lively was doing okay but there were issues. The problem is that normally, that kind of an injury, you would have four to six weeks of rehab and then you would wear a splint. (more...)
See Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie in this hilarious 'Dundee' clip See Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie in this hilarious 'Dundee' clip
- January 31, 2018

And nope, that doesn't make it any less entertaining. OSCAR nominee Margot Robbie is the latest Aussie star to join the cast of the Dundee "movie". The two of them will "embark on the ultimate adventure in the land down under". He's got no idea what he's doing, but he'll be damned if that's going to stop him going in all guns blazing anyway. (more...)
Three dead after helicopter crashes into California home Three dead after helicopter crashes into California home
- January 31, 2018

A Robinson 44 helicopter struck the home about 1:45 p.m.in Newport Beach a mile southeast of John Wayne Airport, which is where Federal Aviation Administration officials said the helicopter departed from. A nearby resident told the local ABC7 news channel it "sounded like a train coming through". She ran outside and saw a chaotic and gruesome sight. "I put my hand on the back of the helicopter and started praying over them". (more...)
56 graft suspects still in detention; settlements valued at over SR400bn 56 graft suspects still in detention; settlements valued at over SR400bn
- January 31, 2018

Kingdom Holdings has shares in many companies including Twitter, Lyft and Citigroup amongst others. Alwaleed was among hundreds of people, including princes, tycoons and former cabinet members, who were detained in November as the authorities in Saudi Arabia embarked on what they said was a determined and overdue campaign to root out a deeply-entrenched system of graft in the kingdom. (more...)
Finsbury Park terror attack accused 'hoped to kill Jeremy Corbyn' Finsbury Park terror attack accused 'hoped to kill Jeremy Corbyn'
- January 31, 2018

Darren Osborne, 48, is alleged to have deliberately mowed down Muslims outside two mosques in north London shortly after 12.15am, leaving one dead and several injured, on June 19 past year. After reviewing footage and fingerprints, police found no evidence of anyone apart from Mr Osborne inside the van and said there was no point where it could have stopped in Finsbury Park to let another person get in. (more...)
Six family members killed in Kurram agency landmine explosion Six family members killed in Kurram agency landmine explosion
- January 31, 2018

Six people lost their lives while a person sustained injuries in the blast. At least six members of a family were killed and another injured in a landmine blast early on Tuesday in Kurram Agency . No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far, he added. Kurram is one of the seven semi-autonomous regions which form the tribal belt along the Afghan border. (more...)
Clerics praise Bareilly DM for 'defending truth, peace' Clerics praise Bareilly DM for 'defending truth, peace'
- January 31, 2018

Meanwhile the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report on the Kasganj incidents from the Uttar Pradesh Government. In another post, Singh asked why people never raise slogans against China, which is "a bigger enemy". Maulana Shahbudin Razvi, national general secretary, All India Tanzeem ulama-e-Islam, said, "The Bareilly DM who is a secular officer had posted unbiased statement on Facebook". (more...)
House of Lords to look at Brexit devolution concerns House of Lords to look at Brexit devolution concerns
- January 31, 2018

The peers said the method proposed to create a new category of "retained European Union law" would cause "problematic uncertainties and ambiguities". In addition, the parts of the bill that would give ministers the power to amend laws without full parliamentary scrutiny were "overly broad", peers said. (more...)
Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sissi faces surprise challenger in March election Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sissi faces surprise challenger in March election
- January 31, 2018

Moussa told the Reuters news agency he had 47,000 pledges and the backing of 36 parliamentarians. Over 500 of the parliament's 595 lawmakers had already pledged support for Sisi. Except for Moussa, each and every one of Egypt's presidential hopefuls has either withdrawn from the race or been forcibly pushed out by authorities. (more...)

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