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Amid Calls from Trump, FBI Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation Amid Calls from Trump, FBI Renews Questions Over Clinton Foundation
- January 07, 2018

Why the Federal Bureau of Investigation has suddenly taken a renewed interest in the Clinton Foundation - and widely debunked allegations that Hillary Clinton personally approved the sale of USA uranium to Russian Federation - is a bit of a mystery. (more...)
1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot 1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot
- January 07, 2018

The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation's 10th largest jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. "They had a victor and it was in Humble", said Linda Bobbett. It won't be known until later if there is a victor from numbers drawn Friday of 28-30-39-59-70-10. As the Mega Millions jackpot, worth $450 million, found its victor Friday night, the Powerball Jackpot has climbed to $570 million ahead of the drawing Saturday night. (more...)
Egypt Interior Minister Reviews Security Plans Ahead of Coptic Christmas Egypt Interior Minister Reviews Security Plans Ahead of Coptic Christmas
- January 07, 2018

The new cathedral can house up to 9,000 worshippers and is touted as the largest in the Middle East. Copts, who make up about 10 per cent of Egypt's 93 million people, have long complained of discrimination and intermittent sectarian attacks. (more...)
2 injured in subway explosion in Sweden 2 injured in subway explosion in Sweden
- January 07, 2018

Police spokesman Sven-Erik Olsson said: "According to preliminary information, the man had picked up an object from the ground, which then exploded and caused serious injuries". The wounded man was taken to hospital. The seriously injured person was reported to be a man in his 60s. The station and the nearby square have since been closed to the public. (more...)
Orthodox church leader pelted with eggs and shoes in Bethlehem Orthodox church leader pelted with eggs and shoes in Bethlehem
- January 07, 2018

The patriarch was visiting Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity for services to mark Orthodox Christmas eve. Palestinian police had to intervene as three cars in the convoy, excluding the patriarch's vehicle, had their windows smashed in the protest. (more...)
USA freezes $125m funds for refugees USA freezes $125m funds for refugees
- January 07, 2018

The US is now UNRWA's largest donor, giving $368 million to the agency annually. In addition, the sources noted that "IDF officials also believe cutting the budget will not help, to say the least". "Behind the scenes, the prime minister is now in contact with the Americans in order to prevent the massive cut [in U.S. funding for UNRWA] - to prevent it, you heard right", the Hadashot news report claimed. (more...)
Sydney experiences hottest day since 1939 as temperatures hits 47.3°C Sydney experiences hottest day since 1939 as temperatures hits 47.3°C
- January 07, 2018

Richmond reached 46.3C just after 2.30pm while the temperature in Bankstown broke 45C. "A front will bring cooler conditions to coastal areas during the afternoon and through the west in the evening". Sydney Water is encouraging residents to keep well hydrated throughout the day. Temperatures didn't drop below 22 degrees overnight and quickly increased to more than 30 degrees this morning. (more...)
Trump Defends Calling Himself a Stable Genius as #StableGenius Trends on Twitter Trump Defends Calling Himself a Stable Genius as #StableGenius Trends on Twitter
- January 07, 2018

I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star. "I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius.and a very stable genius at that!" he said. The president had, earlier, purported that he gave Wolff "zero access" to the White House for the book . As the president defended his tweets, which Twitter had already mocked in excess, #StableGenius trended to the top spot on Trump's favorite form of social media. (more...)
Pakistan relationship with China and United States not the same, says official Pakistan relationship with China and United States not the same, says official
- January 07, 2018

Experts have said that while "all-weather friends" Pakistan and China often carry out such deals, this time things may be a tad different as this could be Islamabad's way to sending a message to the U.S. Noting that Pakistan and China have had a longstanding and very strong relationship, the official asserted that that relationship has never come at the expense of US-Pak ties. (more...)
Our Cartoon President trailer Our Cartoon President trailer
- January 07, 2018

February 11. CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert - who can thank Trump for vaulting him to the top-rated late-night host - is behind Our Cartoon President , an animated series due on Showtime Jan. "The subjects we're picking are dark enough that reflect the stakes of truly cartoonish behavior in the actual 1600 Pennsylvania Ave". "I love my country more than I love a good joke", he said. (more...)
New Buy Rating Was Given to Cheniere Energy (AMEX:LNG)
- January 07, 2018

About 1.65M shares traded. It has outperformed by 60.61% the S&P500. Barclays Capital maintained Cheniere Energy, Inc . The company has market cap of $3.12 billion. Its down 0.14, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. Creative Planning invested in 0.01% or 67,247 shares. Steadfast Capital Management LP lifted its stake in Cheniere Energy by 44.2% during the second quarter. (more...)
Book on Trump sells out quickly at Victoria shops Book on Trump sells out quickly at Victoria shops
- January 07, 2018

And in the book, Mr Bannon is quoted as saying a meeting between Mr Trump's son, Don Jr, and a group of Russians was "unpatriotic" and " treasonous ". He added: "Legal action is imminent". Mr. Trump also wants to address the problem of drug "pouring into this country and how to stop it". On Wednesday, the President accused his former ally of "spending his time at the White House leaking false information to the media to make himself seem far more important than he really was". (more...)
United States official denies that funds for Palestinian refugees frozen United States official denies that funds for Palestinian refugees frozen
- January 07, 2018

According to the US-based monitoring agency, Site, which keeps track of jihadi platforms, the 22-minute video shows a man, identified as Abu Kazem al-Maqdisi, urging Islamic followers to mount attacks on Hamas positions in Gaza. But both groups have failed to finalise details of the deal, which had been due to be completed on 1 December 2017. The Islamic State gave two reasons for the war declaration against Hamas: Hamas has cracked down on ISIS militant groups in Gaza, and Hamas failed to ... (more...)
Pizza worker shot in Sydney a 'brave' man Pizza worker shot in Sydney a 'brave' man
- January 07, 2018

An employee at a Sydney Domino's store is being hailed for extraordinary bravery, after he walked to a police station after being shot in the chest during a robbery. Despite his injuries, the victim managed to stumble to Wentworthville Police Station, a short distance away, and get help. Police are looking for the guy who shot him, who's been described as of Caucasian appearance, in his mid-20s with a slim build and wearing a dark coloured hoodie. (more...)
'No Problem With That': Trump Ready for Talks With DPRK 'No Problem With That': Trump Ready for Talks With DPRK
- January 07, 2018

Late on Thursday, Moon and US President Donald Trump agreed to delay the giant Foal Eagle and Key Resolve joint military drills until after the Winter Olympics, which begin in Pyeongchang on February 9. The communications channel between the two Koreas had been cut off for the past two years. South Korea and the DPRK restored the inter-Korean hotline of direct dialogue in Panmunjom earlier in the day to discuss details on the proposed inter-Korean talks. (more...)
Paul Manafort Is Suing the Justice Department and Robert Mueller Paul Manafort Is Suing the Justice Department and Robert Mueller
- January 07, 2018

Worldwide man of mystery and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department , Special Counsel Robert Mueller , and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein today, the New York Times reports . (more...)
Turkey Views EU Membership as a Strategic Goal Turkey Views EU Membership as a Strategic Goal
- January 07, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Ankara is "tired" of its sluggish European Union membership process, noting that it can not indefinitely be requesting to join the bloc. "When it comes to saying why, the European Union is not really capable of giving reasons", Erdogan was quoted as saying. "And, at first they were preventing us via 15 [EU policy] chapters; later the number of the chapters regarding us was increased to 35". (more...)
Iranian tanker ablaze after collision off China; 32 missing Iranian tanker ablaze after collision off China; 32 missing
- January 07, 2018

At least 32 people missing after Panama's oil tanker and Hong Kong's cargo ship collided off Chinese eastern coast, Sputnik reported referring Xinhua news agency. "Sanchi is floating and burning as of now". After the coordination of China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre, South Korea has dispatched a coast guard ship and a fixed-wing aircraft to assist in the rescue operation, the report said. (more...)
Smith hits the road as Minnesota's newest senator Smith hits the road as Minnesota's newest senator
- January 07, 2018

Franken, who had apologised for any offence he may have given and had offered to undergo an ethics investigation by the Senate, has been one of the most popular Democratic senators and his name had begun to be heard in discussions about a possible presidential run in 2020. (more...)
All member states back stability in Iran All member states back stability in Iran
- January 07, 2018

Javad Zarif wrote on Twitter that the Security Council had "rebuffed the US's naked attempt to hijack its mandate". The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , dubbed the ongoing unrest in Iran a " spontaneous expression of fundamental human rights ", claiming the protests were simultaneously playing out in " over 78 locations ". (more...)

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