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Man Lightly Wounded in West Bank Stabbing Attack; Assailant Shot Dead Man Lightly Wounded in West Bank Stabbing Attack; Assailant Shot Dead
- February 07, 2018

Israel's Shin Bet security service said the joint operation with the military surrounded Ahmad Jarrar's home in the northern West Bank. The militant group also urged the Palestinian Authority to "halt all coordination with Israel on security matters". (more...)
Federal Appeals Court docket Upholds $25 Million Trump College Settlement Federal Appeals Court docket Upholds $25 Million Trump College Settlement
- February 07, 2018

Sherri Simpson, an attorney based in Fort Lauderale, Florida, appealed the settlement so she could take Trump to court for more than $19,000 that she spent on courses, as well as a mentorship program. "The facts of this real estate school deserve to see the light of day". The first lawsuit was set to go to trial at the end of 2016 when Trump won the presidency, prompting the cases to settle. (more...)
Trump threatens another government shutdown over immigration
- February 07, 2018

On Friday, Trump said a deal on DACA "could very well not happen" by Thursday's deadline. Earlier today, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly talked about the White House's immigration proposal and noted that the president likely won't extend the March 5 expiration for legal protections of DREAMers. (more...)
FEMA promised Puerto Rico 30 million meals; it got 50000 FEMA promised Puerto Rico 30 million meals; it got 50000
- February 07, 2018

To accomplish this monumental task, FEMA awarded the contract to Tiffany Brown, an Atlanta entrepreneur with absolutely no experience in large-scale disaster relief. Yet only 50,000 meals, less than two-tenths of one percent of the agency's original goal, made it to struggling Puerto Ricans, according to reporting from The New York Times . (more...)
Korean Winter Olympics participation to improve ties with South: Organisers Korean Winter Olympics participation to improve ties with South: Organisers
- February 07, 2018

North Korea's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong Nam , will lead Pyongyang's high-level delegation to the Winter Olympics and is expected to attend the opening ceremony. "We'll be ensuring that whatever cooperation that's existing between North and South Korea today on Olympic teams does not cloud the reality of a regime that must continue to be isolated by the world community". (more...)
The Trailers Of Super Bowl LII, Ranked From Worst To Best
- February 07, 2018

It wasn't long until celebrity icons like Cardi B , Chef Gordon Ramsay and Rebel Wilson served as replacements. Yeah, we weren't expecting it either, and it got us right in the feels. Quarterback Tom Brady will be looking for his sixth Super Bowl title after leading the Patriots to the trophy in a comeback win previous year. Ad slots were also nearly sold out almost a month in advance. (more...)
Israeli education minister to visit Poland in wake of controversial bill Israeli education minister to visit Poland in wake of controversial bill
- February 07, 2018

Bennett said he would also visit the "Warsaw Uprising" monument commemorating the uprising of the Polish underground against the Nazi army during World War II and the "Jewish Suffering" memorial monument in the center of Warsaw's Old Jewish Ghetto. (more...)
Pentagon: Afghan War Costing US $45 Billion Per Year Pentagon: Afghan War Costing US $45 Billion Per Year
- February 07, 2018

Trump in August committed to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan and signaled he would send more troops as he vowed "a fight to win", in a reversal of his call during the presidential election campaign for a swift USA withdrawal. "At the end of the day the Afghans have to sit down and talk", Prime Minister Abbasi said in the interview released Monday. More action against Hafiz Saeed is unlikely as "we have no charges against him", he said. (more...)
Maldives crisis: India expresses concern even as SC revokes order Maldives crisis: India expresses concern even as SC revokes order
- February 07, 2018

Speaking on national television on Tuesday, President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said the court's actions are "an obstruction of the very ability of this state to function". The United States said earlier it was "troubled and disappointed" at the declaration of a state of emergency and called on Yameen to comply with the rule of law. (more...)
Two injured in shootout by police Two injured in shootout by police
- February 07, 2018

While addressing reporters in Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar SSP Love Kumar said that the four policemen involved in the shootout have been suspended and the sub-inspector who fired the gunshots has been sent to jail. Jitendra Yadav, who was shot in the neck, is said to be critical, while Sunil has wounded his leg. Yadav is now admitted at Fortis, where heavy security is deployed at present. (more...)
Aadhaar Act gives right to information to the state: Kapil Sibal Aadhaar Act gives right to information to the state: Kapil Sibal
- February 07, 2018

Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar and Ashok Bhushan. He went on to quote the PM's Davos speech that "whoever controls data is the most powerful and can shape the world ". The bench said it was hard for the court to say what was technologically safe. Sibal said the problem with the Aadhaar law is the "unbridled nature of power". (more...)
Drinking water from Pyeongchang Olympic area infected with virus Drinking water from Pyeongchang Olympic area infected with virus
- February 07, 2018

However, hygiene inspections will be intensified on all food and beverage facilities at the Olympics , which open Friday. Under the deals, the North is sending 22 athletes to the Pyeongchang games, who will parade together with South Korean players under a single flag during the February 9 opening ceremony. (more...)
How Trump's Immigration Proposal Compares With Other Plans — CHART How Trump's Immigration Proposal Compares With Other Plans — CHART
- February 07, 2018

Trump announced the end of DACA in September, giving lawmakers until March 5 to come up with a permanent solution. In a tweet Monday, Trump called the measure a "total waste of time ". But his remarks on Tuesday could flip that script, making the president responsible for any future budget impasse. "It's a fight we won last time, and it's one we feel very confident we will win again". (more...)
Iran president Hassan Rouhani guidelines out negotiations over missiles Iran president Hassan Rouhani guidelines out negotiations over missiles
- February 07, 2018

But numerous questions focused on the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, which is increasingly under threat from US President Donald Trump who has threatened to reimpose sanctions in May unless fresh curbs are put on Iran´s missile programme and regional behaviour. (more...)
US Doctor Accused of Molesting Female Gymnasts, Sentenced to Years in Prison US Doctor Accused of Molesting Female Gymnasts, Sentenced to Years in Prison
- February 07, 2018

He was sentenced to 40 to 175 years for the charges in Ingham County , and 60 years for a conviction related to child pornography in a separate federal case. Holtz said while Nassar could be described as socially awkward, he was professional with him and called the news of the wide scale abuse shocking. During Nassar's sentencing hearing, some victims complained that Geddert was physically abusive, created an ultra-competitive atmosphere, was indifferent to injuries and rarely offered ... (more...)
Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
- February 07, 2018

If Pence were to meet Kim, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, he would be the most senior US official to meet a North Korean leader since President Bill Clinton met Vice Marshal Jo Myong Rok, a special envoy of Kim Jong Un's father Kim Jong Il, at the White House in October 2000. (more...)
House panel votes to release Dems' memo in Russian Federation probe House panel votes to release Dems' memo in Russian Federation probe
- February 07, 2018

I think we're going to see some noise. "I've put them on probation". The assumption at the White House is that Trump won't stand in the way of the Democratic memo's release, but White House officials are also warning against predicting how a characteristically mercurial President will decide the Democratic memo's fate once he has read it. (more...)
House Adopts Rules to Curb Sexual Harassment House Adopts Rules to Curb Sexual Harassment
- February 07, 2018

And it seems Congress is taking it seriously. In a November hearing, lawmakers stressed that we may have only scratched the surface of Congress' sexual harassment problems. Rep. Patrick Meehan , R-Pa., said he would not seek another term January 25 after news broke that he settled with a former female staffer who accused him of unwanted advances. (more...)
New Senate plan puts border security last - if ever
- February 07, 2018

However, they eventually approved a short-term bill funding the government through February 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised to work on an immigration deal. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also assured Democrats that there would be a negotiation for an immigration deal within that time period and put a bill on the floor for a vote, according to Vox. (more...)
Second leader present in Odinga's swearing in arrested Second leader present in Odinga's swearing in arrested
- February 07, 2018

But when he tried to serve it to Kenya's communications authority on Friday, they refused to receive it. The MP at the same time said that Raila's alleged plot plunge the country into chaos failed on Tuesday. The United States, the European Union (EU) and the Africa Union (AU) have expressed concern about the political developments in Kenya in particular the swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday, terming it unconstitutional. (more...)
Kelly: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline Kelly: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
- February 07, 2018

In addition, they may have feared giving personal information to the federal government, possibly because of concerns that they would be deported. "I can't imagine men and women of goodwill who begged this president to solve the problem of DACA , as generous is that four pillars has been, I can't imagine they would vote against it", Kelly said, referring to Congressional Democrats. (more...)
International Olympic Committee rejects Russia's proposal for Winter Olympics International Olympic Committee rejects Russia's proposal for Winter Olympics
- February 07, 2018

Bach said: "With regard to the Russian cases, we also have made it very clear that the absence of a sanction by CAS does not mean that you're entitled to receive an invitation from the IOC". Putin also claimed that it confirms that the majority of Russia' athletes are clean. Altogether, 43 Russian athletes were banned by the IOC. The IOC must wait for a reasoned decision from CAS before an appeal can be launched. (more...)
Trump Claims Republican Memo 'Totally Vindicates' Him In Russia Probe Trump Claims Republican Memo 'Totally Vindicates' Him In Russia Probe
- February 07, 2018

Democrats stoutly resisted the memo's release , saying it was "deliberately misleading" and possibly meant to lay the groundwork for Trump to fire senior officials and subvert the Russian Federation election meddling investigation led by Robert Mueller. (more...)
Trump tells Pentagon to plan a military parade Trump tells Pentagon to plan a military parade
- February 07, 2018

At a meeting at the Pentagon on January 18 that included Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Joseph Dunford, Trump said he wanted a military parade , the Post reported, citing a military official who spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Arsene Wenger sent transfer warning over Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey Arsene Wenger sent transfer warning over Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey
- February 07, 2018

Arsenal are also yet to agree a new contract with Jack Wilshere, however the option to sell the midfielder has passed with the England worldwide having just months remaining on his current deal. And Moreno reckons they should do all they can to keep him at the club. According to football correspondent James Olley, the Bajan beauty was said to be "causing a bit of a stir in the tunnel area" and spent time in the players' lounge near the dressing rooms. (more...)

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