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Cops Catch Cars Packed With 4000 Kilos Of Stolen Oranges Cops Catch Cars Packed With 4000 Kilos Of Stolen Oranges
- January 31, 2018

The five suspects, a couple and their adult son plus another pair of brothers, told police they had driven from "very far away" and had simply been picking oranges up off the ground as they traveled. A spike in the price of oranges is usually accompanied by a spike in orange thefts. Pictures shared by the Seville Police show oranges tumbling out of cars that were filled with 4 tonnes of fruit. (more...)
Body found in Fairfax County park positively identified as Jholie Moussa, 16 Body found in Fairfax County park positively identified as Jholie Moussa, 16
- January 31, 2018

Her family reported her missing the following day. The text was the last time she heard from her twin sister before her body was found covered with leaves Friday morning in Woodlawn Park, according to WRC-TV. "Normally, she would have responded back to me". Police labeled the teen a runaway juvenile, which angered her mother, who described Moussa as a 10th-grade honors student with no history of running away. (more...)
The glaring problem with Trump's dismissal of the Mueller story The glaring problem with Trump's dismissal of the Mueller story
- January 31, 2018

My only other comment on the Times story is that it is based on four-count 'em, four!-anonymous sources. Two former members of the special counsel's team, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page , were found to have exchanged a series of text messages in which they made derogatory comments about the president, including speaking about an oppositional " secret society ". (more...)
President Trump's State of the Union speech leads to 4.5 million tweets President Trump's State of the Union speech leads to 4.5 million tweets
- January 31, 2018

The American president insisted he would "not repeat the mistakes of past administrations that got us into this very unsafe position", and that "we need only to look at the depraved character of the North Korean regime to understand the nature of the nuclear threat it could pose to America and its allies". (more...)
Melania Trump wears white pantsuit to State of the Union Melania Trump wears white pantsuit to State of the Union
- January 31, 2018

While speaking about Preston Sharp , a 12-year-old who placed 40,000 flags of veterans, Trump said that "Preston's reverence for those who have served our nation reminds us why we salute our flag, why we put our hands on our hearts for the pledge of allegiance and why we proudly stand for the national anthem". (more...)
Four states denounce United Nations mission report over Qatar crisis Four states denounce United Nations mission report over Qatar crisis
- January 31, 2018

Two top US government officials called on Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to resolve their dispute with their neighbor Qatar, saying that regional stability is at stake. They are "sending the message that America cares about this and the crisis needs to be resolved", she added. HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah yesterday said Qatar was looking forward to the future of its military ... (more...)
ICC launches corruption investigation after comical T20 cricket match in UAE ICC launches corruption investigation after comical T20 cricket match in UAE
- January 31, 2018

The Dubai Stars-Sharjah Warriors T20 match witnessed shocking scenes, which included suicidal run-outs and freakish stumpings. Meanwhile, the league, privately sanctioned by the UAE Cricket Board, was shut down after just two days as UAE officials blocked any further cricket action at the Ajman Oval. (more...)
10 things you must know about the Scorpene-class submarine 10 things you must know about the Scorpene-class submarine
- January 31, 2018

In December past year, 'INS Kalvari, ' the first Scorpene-class submarine was commissioned into the Indian Navy. Karanj has an overall length of 67.5 metres and a height of about 12.3 metres. Total six submarines are going to be built at the MDL. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has last month commissioned the first of the six Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into the and said its induction was a big step in the country's defence preparedness. (more...)
Teacher accused of calling military 'lowest of our low'
- January 31, 2018

The remarks by Councilman Gregory Salcido, a teacher at El Rancho High School, have triggered a backlash in a community that local leaders say has strong ties to the armed forces. And Salcido was suspended in summer 2010 after a parent alleged the teacher threatened his daughter during a summer school class and made inappropriate comments about race, the Tribune reported. (more...)
Tuesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 44 Tuesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 44
- January 31, 2018

At least we will be sunny! Skies will become mostly sunny to sunny throughout. The heaviest snow will fall through the evening and into the early morning hours Tuesday . Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1 a.m. Today: Partly sunny with lingering flurries and clouds clearing into the afternoon with a high near 34 degrees. (more...)
Secret cabinet papers found in second-hand filing cabinets Secret cabinet papers found in second-hand filing cabinets
- January 31, 2018

In what is being called "one of the biggest breaches of cabinet security in Australian history", the ABC has revealed that thousands of pages of classified government documents were found in second-hand filing cabinet. Responding to the earlier ABC stories on Tuesday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull commented "I don't know how it emerged from the ABC ". The ABC also said the documents "expose repeated security breaches of Australia's most sensitive and classified documents and a ... (more...)
VP Pence Blasts Senate Over Failure to Pass 20-Week Abortion Ban VP Pence Blasts Senate Over Failure to Pass 20-Week Abortion Ban
- January 31, 2018

Several Senate Democrats have indicated they will join with Republicans to vote yes on the measure. The White House expressed strong support for the measure earlier Monday, saying it would "help to facilitate the culture of life to which our nation aspires". (more...)
Error Unmasks Person of Interest in Vegas Attack Error Unmasks Person of Interest in Vegas Attack
- January 31, 2018

When a Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter contacted Lombardo on Tuesday to ask about Haig, he reportedly told her, "If you've got it, publish it". He said he could not comment on a federal case. "All the evidence recovered in this case supports that theory". In addition to the autopsy draft for shooter Stephen Paddock, records for all 58 victims will be released. (more...)
Tom Brady ends WEEI interview over daughter remark Tom Brady ends WEEI interview over daughter remark
- January 31, 2018

Brady, who's gearing up for his eighth Super Bowl on Sunday, appeared to have compassion for the embattled radio host speaking about the incident on camera for the first time at Super Bowl LII Opening Night late Monday. The company made the glove just for Brady to help heal that nasty cut he suffered during practice two weeks ago. "Look, I think we all go through our life and sometimes we say things we shouldn't say or make mistakes, and that happens", Brady said. (more...)
Delhi-NCR, Srinagar felt natural disaster tremors of 6.1 magnitude Delhi-NCR, Srinagar felt natural disaster tremors of 6.1 magnitude
- January 31, 2018

The tremors were felt around 12.45 p.m. Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region ( NCR ) on Wednesday. Tremors were felt in parts of north India, including Srinagar and the national capital New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon, after an quake struck Afghanistan . (more...)
Emily Blunt Joins Dwayne Johnson in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' Emily Blunt Joins Dwayne Johnson in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise'
- January 31, 2018

Payne and Patrick McKay. Disney seems to be moving ahead with plans for a movie based on its theme park ride, Jungle Cruise . Remember one of the sources of inspiration for the look of Disney's Jungle Cruise ride was the 1951 Humphrey Bogart/Katharine Hepburn film, The African Queen , about a hard-drinking steam launch captain and a Methodist missionary who team up to attack a German gunboat in Africa during World War I. (more...)
Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir released from ICE custody Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir released from ICE custody
- January 31, 2018

When he reported for his check-in with ICE on January 11 in Manhattan, he was handcuffed and held for removal to his native Trinidad, triggering a wild protest outside that led to the arrests of two city councilmen. We as a country need and must not act so. "The Constitution demands better". Within hours of Rabir's arrest this month, ICE agents spirited him to a detention facility in Miami, Florida. (more...)
President Trump delivers first State of the Union address tonight President Trump delivers first State of the Union address tonight
- January 31, 2018

For the a year ago we have sought to restore the bonds of trust between our citizens and their government. "From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land", the President said then. Several young immigrants will be among those attending the speech at the Capitol, many guests of other lawmakers. America is a nation of builders. (more...)
Todd Ricketts to assume top fundraising post at the RNC Todd Ricketts to assume top fundraising post at the RNC
- January 31, 2018

The RNC will hold its Winter Meeting Jan. 31 through February 3 in Washington, the first big GOP gathering since Wynn was hit with the sexual misconduct accusations . During Wynn's tenure, which lasted just shy of a year, the GOP enjoyed a fundraising edge over the Democratic Party. Pete Ricketts also recently took a leadership role with the Republican Party - he was elected vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association past year. (more...)
GOP Sen. Graham: Firing Mueller Would End Trump's Presidency GOP Sen. Graham: Firing Mueller Would End Trump's Presidency
- January 31, 2018

President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on January 11. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says she is now open to supporting legislation that would make it harder to fire Robert Mueller , the special counsel overseeing the Department of Justice's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott Welcomes Twin Girls! Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott Welcomes Twin Girls!
- January 31, 2018

Congratulations are in order for Hillary Scott and her family! The duo - who married in January 2012 - is already parents to a young daughter, Eisele , 4. Chris nor I have any family history of twins that we can find and are just resting in the profound gift this truly is. Her close friends and bandmates Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood represented the group at the prizegiving, where the musicians were nominated for Best Country Album and Best Country Duo/Group Performance, and ... (more...)
Medical admission scam: No judicial work for Allahabad HC judge Medical admission scam: No judicial work for Allahabad HC judge
- January 31, 2018

Memorial Trust, based in Lucknow, in defiance of a "graphically clear" restraining direction from the Supreme Court on August 28 to stop admissions for the academic session 2017-18. The CJI then advised the Chief Justice of the High Court to consider withdrawing judicial work from Justice Shukla. Supreme Court judges Justice Jasti Chelameswar and Ranjan Gogoi - two of the four top court judges who held the unprecedented January 12 press conference - on Tuesday chose to skip an event ... (more...)
British prime minister to visit China on January 31 British prime minister to visit China on January 31
- January 31, 2018

British exports to China have increased by 60 percent since 2010 and totaling some $18bn in 2016 - or 4.4% of total United Kingdom exports. She said: "There are huge trade opportunities in China that we want to help British businesses take advantage of". (more...)
Ultimate Superfan Leslie Jones Is Headed to the Olympics Again Ultimate Superfan Leslie Jones Is Headed to the Olympics Again
- January 31, 2018

North Korea announced that it had "no choice" but to cancel a scheduled joint cultural performance with South Korea. The two have agreed to form a unified women's ice hockey team, their first such side since 1991 but there has been criticism that Seoul has made too many concessions to Pyongyang to persuade it to participate. (more...)
Guantanamo Bay detention facility will remain open, per President Trump's executive order Guantanamo Bay detention facility will remain open, per President Trump's executive order
- January 31, 2018

Obama was never able to completely close the facility, partly because congressional Republicans blocked efforts to move particularly unsafe detainees who were considered future terrorist threats. Trump said during his campaign that he wanted to keep Guantanamo open and "load it up with some bad dudes". They are unlawful enemy combatants. The Center for Constitutional Rights, which has been involved in lawsuits against Gitmo since it opened, said in a statement that the new order is ... (more...)

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