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Asean Leaders Join Cambodia in Softening Tone Toward China Asean Leaders Join Cambodia in Softening Tone Toward China
- May 01, 2017

When Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Chinese officials pressed for words that might allude to last year's global arbitration ruling to be kept out of the statement, the diplomats said, particularly the term "full respect for legal and diplomatic processes". (more...)
Crews battling large brush fire in Odessa, Starkey Wilderness Park shut down Crews battling large brush fire in Odessa, Starkey Wilderness Park shut down
- May 01, 2017

Shawn Whited, Pasco County Fire Rescue division chief of training, said the blaze is spreading fast aided by strong wind in the area. He said no structures are threatened, but there are homes to the northwest of the fire. Both eastbound lanes remain open. In the meantime, Pasco County is the midst of evacuating and shutting down Starkey Wilderness Park on Wilderness Park Blvd. (more...)
Speculation: Israel Bombed Iranian Cargo Planes on Damascus Base Tarmac Speculation: Israel Bombed Iranian Cargo Planes on Damascus Base Tarmac
- May 01, 2017

According to a report by the pro-opposition watchdog Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , the blast from the strikes "could be heard all through Damascus and its suburbs", and fire was seen rising near the airport. "Iran and Hezbollah are overstretched, and it's not clear they can afford to gamble with a direct showdown with Israel now", said Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center. (more...)
Rescues Save 2000 Asylum Seekers From Mediterranean Sea Rescues Save 2000 Asylum Seekers From Mediterranean Sea
- May 01, 2017

In February, the bodies of 74 drowned migrants washed ashore from the Mediterranean in Libya, as thousands tackle the unsafe sea crossing to Europe every year. The group said it had rescued at least 453 people, but more than 1,000 remained in danger. "In 2017, the sea continues to be a graveyard", it said. (more...)
Flooding forces closure of part of Interstate 44 in Missouri Flooding forces closure of part of Interstate 44 in Missouri
- May 01, 2017

Drivers who need to travel across Missouri are highly encouraged to use Interstate 70 to avoid the closings on I-44. The detour for motorists and commercial motor carriers traveling westbound on I-44 is US 63 to USA 60 to Missouri 360 to I-44. (more...)
Should Michael Flynn face charges for not disclosing payments from Russian Federation? Should Michael Flynn face charges for not disclosing payments from Russian Federation?
- May 01, 2017

Two months before Flynn, a retired lieutenant general, began advising the Trump campaign, he traveled to Moscow to attend a gala where he was seated with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The letter says one reason is that "many, if not all, documents relating to" Flynn's contacts with foreign nationals after January 20, 2017 "are likely to contain classified and/or confidential information". (more...)
President Trump Is 'Absolutely' Considering Breaking Up the Ninth Circuit Court
- May 01, 2017

The most recent ruling against Trump, in which Judge William Orrick issued an injunction blocking his executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities, didn't occur in the 9th Circuit . So the left is emboldened, and is crowing - and no doubt planning more upheavals of America's already fragmented system of law and order. For perspective: Nationwide, the Supreme Court reversed about 70 percent of cases it chose to take up between 2010 and 2015, according to PolitiFact . (more...)
'Prison Break' Creator on Shocking Poseidon Twist: 'All Roads Point to [SPOILER]' 'Prison Break' Creator on Shocking Poseidon Twist: 'All Roads Point to [SPOILER]'
- April 30, 2017

Is Jacob really Poseidon or a go-between? Tonight on FOX in the next chapter of their popular drama Prison Break a new Tuesday, April 25, 2017, episode and we have your Prison Break recap below. The next problem that they need to confront is getting out of Yemen alive because there is a bounty on their heads. Unfortunately, the government has fallen and Michael and his allies are left without resources. (more...)
Dannenbaum: FBI Raids Raise Dannenbaum: FBI Raids Raise "Troubling Questions"
- April 30, 2017

Dannenbaum, a 77-year-old businessman who was tied to a series of Federal Bureau of Investigation raids in El Paso a decade ago, has a slew of ongoing contracts with Houston and Harris County. Lee would not comment on whether the two raids were related. Company management is investigating the bases of the government requests. FBI officials would not comment on the nature of their investigation into Dannenbaum Engineering, one of the state's premier firms for infrastructure planning and ... (more...)
Says strategy on N.Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks Says strategy on N.Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks
- April 28, 2017

But it certainly reflected the increased American alarm over North Korea's progress in developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the US mainland. "I have been to the DMZ and met with Hoosiers stationed there". Now what we need to see is action following this meeting. "I think the President is sending a signal that this is important", Cornyn said. (more...)
Russia's Supreme Court bans Jehovah Witnesses Russia's Supreme Court bans Jehovah Witnesses
- April 28, 2017

Open Doors UK spoke out after the country's Supreme Court heeded a request by the government to recognise the Jehovah's Witnesses movement as "extremist". Tass reports that a court in Moscow on October 12, 2016 warned Jehovah's Witnesses over what it ruled was extremism. Jehovah's Witnesses do not observe Christmas, Easter, birthdays and other holidays, which they consider to have pagan origins that are not compatible with Christianity. (more...)
Canada Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Canada Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
- April 23, 2017

The press release says the legislation would set up a regulatory framework "for controlling the production, distribution , sale and possession of cannabis in Canada". Those looking to purchase pot will have to be at least 18 years of age and will only be allowed to carry about an ounce of marijuana at one time. (more...)
EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated IN housing complex EPA chief to tour lead-contaminated IN housing complex
- April 23, 2017

Administrator Pruitt has been the main proponent of the Trump administration's proposed 31 percent across the board EPA cuts, including plans to completely eliminate funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and to slash funding for many other critical environmental protection programs in Region 5. (more...)
NEET Admit Card 2017 Released Now| Download NEET UG Hall Ticket NEET Admit Card 2017 Released Now| Download NEET UG Hall Ticket
- April 23, 2017

Share with all your CBSE NEET friends and let them know that admit card of CBSE NEET 2017 Exam was released today. Check your details given on the admit card and report in case of any discrepancy. Stay tuned for NEET 2017 exam results and answer keys which will be updated in WORLDHAB as soon after the official confirmation. After last year's confused schedule, this time, NEET has been made compulsory for all the States. (more...)
World's heaviest woman undergoing obesity treatment doing well, confirms Doctor World's heaviest woman undergoing obesity treatment doing well, confirms Doctor
- April 22, 2017

The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed from Egypt, was flown to an Indian hospital in Februaryafter an eminent Mumbai-based surgeon, Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, succeeded with his fundraising initiative in order to fly Eman to India for treatment. (more...)
Two including Keralite die after building catches fire in Sharjah Two including Keralite die after building catches fire in Sharjah
- April 17, 2017

Electricity and gas supply was cut off to the building until 9am Saturday. The Al Manama Super Market, which was functioning in the ground floor, has been fully destroyed. "At 9am the next day, electricity was restored to the building while the gas was still turned off as a precaution". Sharia Civil Defence led the operations to contain the fire and it was brought under control by early morning. (more...)
Carter Page Now Says Sanctions 'May Have Come Up' During Russia Trip Carter Page Now Says Sanctions 'May Have Come Up' During Russia Trip
- April 17, 2017

During the brief encounter, which occurred in New York City, Lewandowski suggested that the two get to know each other. Despite growing revelations about contact between members of his campaign and the Russians, Donald Trump and his staff repeatedly deny any wrongdoing or collusion. (more...)
Ex-NFL Player Todd Heap accidentally kills daughter, 3, with truck Ex-NFL Player Todd Heap accidentally kills daughter, 3, with truck
- April 17, 2017

Heap, a first-round draft pick of the Ravens in 2001, played ten seasons in Baltimore before playing two seasons with the Cardinals in his native Arizona, and then retiring in 2012. I took all three of my boys golfing this morning. (My wife) Ashley makes me smile every day. He also played at Arizona State University, where he was a two-time All-Pac-10 selection. (more...)
45 pc polling till 2.30 pm in Karna assembly bypolls 45 pc polling till 2.30 pm in Karna assembly bypolls
- April 17, 2017

An estimated 76 and 78 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the bypolls to Nanjanagud and Gundlupet Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on Sunday. In Gundlupet, Congress has fielded Mahadeva Prasad's wife Geeta Mahadeva Prasad while the BJP nominee is C S Niranjan Kumar. Seven more are in the fray. (more...)
Egypt acquits American woman detained for 3 years Egypt acquits American woman detained for 3 years
- April 17, 2017

Local and global rights groups have criticized the case, alleging a lack of evidence and complaining about the prolonged pre-trial detention. Supporters broke into applause as the judge announced that Aya Hijazi, a US-Egyptian, her husband Mohamed Hassanein and six others were found not guilty on charges including human trafficking, sexually exploiting children and failure to properly register a non-governmental organisation. (more...)