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India, China hold border meet over Tuting incident India, China hold border meet over Tuting incident
- January 08, 2018

He also lauded the progress made in the direction of indigenous development of defence technology and called on the industry to strive towards it. On December 28, Indian troops had foiled attempts by Chinese road building teams to build a track around 1km inside Indian territory in Tuting, government sources had said. (more...)
Tom Steyer, California Billionaire, Says He Won't Run for Office in 2018 Tom Steyer, California Billionaire, Says He Won't Run for Office in 2018
- January 08, 2018

Steyer, who has boosted his national profile with a recent series of television ads calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump , said he won't run for office himself in 2018. It said it aims to "register more than 250,000 young voters". That was the sort of action that anxious Democrats past year, when Steyer launched a "Need to Impeach" campaign that has put him on cable news commercial breaks - identified as " Tom Steyer , citizen" - many times a day. (more...)
The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations The Feds Are Investigating Clinton Foundation Over Questionable Donations
- January 08, 2018

Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Ms Clinton, said the probe's goal was to "distract from the indictments, guilty pleas, and accusations of treason from [US President Donald] Trump's own people at the expense of our justice system's integrity". (more...)
DMK boycotts Governor's speech in Tamil Nadu assembly, Dinakaran seated calmly DMK boycotts Governor's speech in Tamil Nadu assembly, Dinakaran seated calmly
- January 08, 2018

DMK led by working president Mk Stalin on Monday boycotted Governor Vidya Sagar Rao's address on the first day of Tamil Nadu Assembly session, calling AIADMK govt as a minority one, saying they do not have the requisite number of MLAs after the disqualification of 18 MLAs. (more...)
Egyptian TV hosts deny being ordered to publicly back Trump Jerusalem move Egyptian TV hosts deny being ordered to publicly back Trump Jerusalem move
- January 08, 2018

According to Sunday's statement, Azmi Megahed, a news anchor said to have also been on the call, had never heard of Kholi and did not make any of the comments attributed to him by the Times . "Concessions are a must and if we reach a concession whereby Jerusalem will be - Ramallah will be the capital of Palestine, to end the war and so no one else dies, then we would go for it". (more...)
Iran Bans English in Primary Schools Iran Bans English in Primary Schools
- January 08, 2018

The teaching of English usually starts in middle school in Iran, at the ages of 12 to 14, but some primary schools below that age also have English classes. "That does not mean opposition to learning a foreign language, but [this is the] promotion of a foreign culture in the country and among children, young adults and youths", he said at the time. (more...)
Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China
- January 08, 2018

Saturday in waters about 160 sea miles east of the Yangtze River's estuary, the ministry said. The Panama-registered tanker was sailing from Iran to South Korea, carrying 136,000 tonnes of condensate, an ultra light crude. Chinese authorities have dispatched eight ships for the search and rescue operation, while South Korea have sent a plane and coastguard ship to help. (more...)
Albemarle police detain juvenile in connection to social media threat Albemarle police detain juvenile in connection to social media threat
- January 08, 2018

In the Facebook post, Lancaster police said the department is working with the School District of Lancaster "to ensure the safety of students and staff at all schools within Lancaster city". The Albemarle County Police Department in Virginia released a statement Sunday night saying it has determined the post is a hoax and no longer considered a valid threat. (more...)
US ending protections for Salvadorans US ending protections for Salvadorans
- January 08, 2018

Monday's pending announcement is in line with the Trump administration's wider goal of reducing legal immigration to the United States and increasing deportations, said Kevin Appleby of the New York-based Center for Migration Studies. El Salvador President Salvador Sanchez Ceren spoke by phone Friday with Nielsen to renew his plea to extend status for 190,000 Salvadorans and allow more time for Congress to deliver a long-term fix for them to stay in the U.S. (more...)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan replaces Anushka Sharma in this surrogacy drama film? Aishwarya Rai Bachchan replaces Anushka Sharma in this surrogacy drama film?
- January 08, 2018

The film, which will go on floors later this year, will be shot in Gujarat and Rajasthan. When Mumbai Mirror asked Prernaa why Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh won't be directing the film, she said that he is busy working on Shahid Kapoor starrer Batti Gul Meter Chalu . (more...)
Aspall cider sold to American company Aspall cider sold to American company
- January 08, 2018

Barry and Henry Chevallier Guild, alongside other family members, have for more than 20 years run the business first started by their ancestor Clement Chevallier at Aspall Hall in 1728. Molson Coors aims to model the future development of Aspall on that of Cornish craft brewer Sharps which the group acquired in 2011, since when Sharp's Doom Bar has become the UK's number one cask beer brand. (more...)
Egypt: Ex-PM set to sit out presidential polls Egypt: Ex-PM set to sit out presidential polls
- January 08, 2018

The independent NEC, established by a presidential decree in August 2017, is a 10-member commission and has sole responsibility for supervising general elections and referendums in Egypt. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has not yet announced his candidacy for next year's elections. However, Ali could be disqualified as he has received a suspended three-month jail term in September over an obscene hand gesture he reportedly made after winning a court order challenging the government. (more...)
Ashok Sawant, Former Shiv Sena Corporator, Stabbed to Death in Mumbai Ashok Sawant, Former Shiv Sena Corporator, Stabbed to Death in Mumbai
- January 08, 2018

They reportedly approached him and attacked him choppers before fleeing the scene. He was rushed to a nearby hospital in Kandivli but was declared dead on arrival, the official said. "We have arrested two persons, and seized an autorickshaw used in the crime, while further investigations are underway", Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone XII, Vinay Rathod said. (more...)
Two held over murder of MI5 agent Denis Donaldson Two held over murder of MI5 agent Denis Donaldson
- January 08, 2018

It is understood Mr Donnelly was arrested at a republican commemoration in west Donegal on Sunday afternoon. The Real IRA claimed responsibility for the murder three years later but the circumstances surrounding Mr Donaldson's outing and subsequent assassination have been shrouded in mystery. (more...)
May's cabinet reshuffle begins with confusion over chairman May's cabinet reshuffle begins with confusion over chairman
- January 08, 2018

It is expected that the top members of the cabinet, including Philip Hammond and Boris Johnson, will remain in their posts, while others in the middle-ranking positions could be moved. "I have had a very good run and I enjoyed it immensely". It has been revealed that James Cleverly, who was elected in 2015, has been appointed as deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. (more...)
Manchester City and Arsenal go back in for West Brom's Jonny Evans Manchester City and Arsenal go back in for West Brom's Jonny Evans
- January 08, 2018

Sky Sports News reporter Sheth warned Arsenal and Manchester City that Evans will now come at a premium in the January transfer window. City have also made an approach, though Arsenal believe they have an edge thanks to West Brom's long-standing interest in Debuchy. (more...)
Minesweeper project at Goa Shipyard nixed Minesweeper project at Goa Shipyard nixed
- January 08, 2018

But Goa Shipyard chairman Rear Admiral Shekhar Mital (retd), on being contacted, said he was "grateful" for defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman 's "quick decision" to break the continuing logjam in "the all-important project". At present, India is using only four 30-year-old minesweepers which were brought from the former Soviet Union. Hindustan Times reported that the government had scrapped a similar contract with the company in 2014 amid corruption allegations. (more...)
McAfee: hackers target Pyeongchang Olympics with suspect emails from Singapore IP address McAfee: hackers target Pyeongchang Olympics with suspect emails from Singapore IP address
- January 08, 2018

It uses a previously unseen form of malware created to hand control of the victim's machine over to the attackers. McAfee did not identify who was responsible for the attack . While seemingly continuing to target South Korea, North Korea is scheduled to hold talks with South Korea on Tuesday . Security researchers at McAfee Inc. (more...)
China's new 'Silk Road' can not be one-way: France's Macron China's new 'Silk Road' can not be one-way: France's Macron
- January 08, 2018

If they are roads, they can not be one-way", he said at the Daming imperial palace of the Tang dynasty. Known in China as "One Belt, One Road", the plan will see gleaming new road and rail networks built through Central Asia and beyond, and new maritime routes stretching through the Indian Ocean and Red Sea. (more...)
Trump Doesn't Go to Work Until 11 AM Every Day Trump Doesn't Go to Work Until 11 AM Every Day
- January 08, 2018

Thursday is virtually unscheduled with an 11 a.m. "Policy Time" briefing and Executive Time for the rest of the very short day. But Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Trump's press secretary, told Axios Trump's time is "a mix of residence time and Oval Office time". (more...)

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