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New ANC leader calls for unity as rift over Zuma widens New ANC leader calls for unity as rift over Zuma widens
- January 09, 2018

On Monday, he addressed ANC supporters and the new national executive committee (NEC) at an ANC birthday rally held in the East London city hall on Monday. "The work they started in 1912 has given us a great deal of opportunities, and we are going to take them up". "Guided by the Freedom Charter's call that "the people shall share in the country's wealth"‚ we shall‚ as urgently as possible‚ bring together‚ government‚ the labour movement‚ business and communities in a social pact to ... (more...)
Loblaw gift card program goes into effect Monday Loblaw gift card program goes into effect Monday
- January 09, 2018

Late past year, Loblaws announced it would give out the cards as an olive branch to customers who were angered by the grocer's admission that it had conspired to inflate the price of packaged bread between 2002 and 2015. If so, you're eligible for a $25 gift card. The company says agreeing to the release "will not impact your right to participate in any class actions relating to an overcharge on the price of packaged bread". (more...)
Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week
- January 09, 2018

The Canadian husband of York County native Caitlan Coleman Boyle, who both were captured and held for years as hostages, appeared in court Wednesday on assault charges. Boyle acted as the spokesperson for the Khadr family in 2008 when Zaynab Khadr staged a hunger strike on Parliament Hill to protest her brother's detention but the pair divorced in 2010 and Boyle married Coleman in 2011 before vanishing during a trip to Afghanistan in 2012. (more...)
Fire at BRD Hospital; principals office, record room gutted Fire at BRD Hospital; principals office, record room gutted
- January 09, 2018

However, no loss of life has been reported so far. Six fire tenders took almost an hour to bring the blaze under control. Pushing into action, the Uttar Pradesh administration and the fire department launched a probe into the incident and prima facie it was found that the fire was caused due to a short circuit. (more...)
Mueller team is interested in interviewing Trump
- January 09, 2018

When asked whether he still feels the same way about Trump , Graham clarified that he called him "a xenophobic, race-baiting religious bigot" during the campaign but does not believe he has been that as president. "I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!" While Graham acknowledged that he has always said the president has a "blind spot" to Russian Federation, things are changing "for the better", he said, pointing to the administration's ... (more...)
Cash Me Ousside Girl Has Some Choice Words About YouTuber Logan Paul Cash Me Ousside Girl Has Some Choice Words About YouTuber Logan Paul
- January 09, 2018

Nevertheless, Japanese Twitter users who are talking about it don't have much in the way of kind words for Paul (translations appear below each tweet). Paul has been featured on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, filmed promotions for the Baywatch movie with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and has worked with brands such as Dunkin Donuts and Verizon to post ads for their products on his social pages. (more...)
High-profile corruption trial of former oil executive begins in Vietnam High-profile corruption trial of former oil executive begins in Vietnam
- January 09, 2018

Vietnam has begun a major corruption trial against defendants who include a former senior Communist official and a former oil executive the Vietnamese government is accused of snatching from Germany. Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has overseen a harsh crackdown on corruption at PetroVietnam and the national banking sector since his re-election at the beginning of 2016. (more...)
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hints he will step down Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hints he will step down
- January 09, 2018

In June previous year, Tsvangirai appointed Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri as his deputies to join Thokozani Khupe as vice-presidents. The opposition leader appreciated President Mnangagwa for taking time to visit him at his home last week to check on his health progress saying that the visit gives a new hope for political tolerance in the country. (more...)
Panchkula Violence: After Honeypreet, Arrest Warrant Issued Against Dera Chairperson Vipassana Insan Panchkula Violence: After Honeypreet, Arrest Warrant Issued Against Dera Chairperson Vipassana Insan
- January 09, 2018

Vipassana is one of the likely successors of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and is the chairperson of the Dera. He is among those seven persons along with Honeypreet Insan who were booked in the case registered at Sector 5 police station in Panchkula after the violence that erupted on August 25, 2017, reported The Times of India . (more...)
Rahul Gandhi's 1st visit to Amethi as Cong chief next week Rahul Gandhi's 1st visit to Amethi as Cong chief next week
- January 09, 2018

Gandhi, while addressing a convention of Global Organisation of People of Indian origin, said that the Centre instead of focusing on removal of poverty, job creation and providing world-class education system, is busy fuelling hate and division. (more...)
Donald Trump just confused the word 'consensual' on Twitter Donald Trump just confused the word 'consensual' on Twitter
- January 09, 2018

The New York Post's piece reads, "His is turning out to be an enormously consequential presidency", and Trump failed to quote it correctly, writing, "His is turning out to be an enormously consensual presidency". The president then thanked Goodwin and included the author's email at the end of the tweet. Trump followed his first tweet up with more of the excerpt, and rather inappropriately included Goodwin's email address. (more...)
Ex-Indian CM Lalu Prasad jailed for embezzlement Ex-Indian CM Lalu Prasad jailed for embezzlement
- January 09, 2018

Yadav said. The jail official remained tightlipped when asked about the veracity of reports that RJD supremo has been given the job of a gardener in the jail with his daily wage being Rs 93. Pointing at Gandhi's dilemma about the alliance with RJD, the two JD (U) leaders also reminded him of how in September 2013 he had angrily torn off a copy of the UPA government's proposed ordinance aimed at protecting convicted politicians from disqualification from elected office. (more...)
Two militants killed in encounter in J&K's Anantnag Two militants killed in encounter in J&K's Anantnag
- January 09, 2018

Reportedly four militants are believed to be trapped the area. The search-and-cordon operation was launched based on an intelligence tip-off. He said the operation was in progress when last reportscame in. He identified the slain as Mohd Furhan Wani son of Ghulam Mohd Wani r/o Wangund, Khudwani and Mohd Farnham Wani son of Ghulam Mohidin Wani r/o Wangund Kaimuh. (more...)
Over 2000 Afghans Deployed by Iran Killed in Syria Over 2000 Afghans Deployed by Iran Killed in Syria
- January 09, 2018

Ravid referred to comments made by Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman in October, warning that the next conflict in the north will not be confined to one front but will involve conflicts with both Syria and Lebanon. Channel 10 also reported that Netanyahu has recently held phone conversations with a number of world leaders to warn them of the danger posed by the Iranian military presence in Syria. (more...)
Will Pakistan Close NATO's Supply Routes into Afghanistan? Mattis Plays Down Possibility Will Pakistan Close NATO's Supply Routes into Afghanistan? Mattis Plays Down Possibility
- January 09, 2018

As one observer speculated, Trump's outburst was something that had been fed to him by his close team. The Trump administration announced Thursday it was suspending - not ending, as proposed by Paul, or cancelling - almost all security related assistance to Pakistan, that includes foreign military financing, U.S. (more...)
Bedouin-Israeli women, 19, charged with planning attack for ISIS Bedouin-Israeli women, 19, charged with planning attack for ISIS
- January 09, 2018

Rahma al-Assad and Tasnin al-Assad are accused of contacting Islamic State terrorists overseas a year ago, the Israel Security Agency, or Shin Bet, said in a statement released Monday. The teens planned to join the Islamic State in the Sinai after the New Year's Eve attack. In August 2017, two Israeli-Arab brothers were arrested and indicted for supporting Islamic State. (more...)
Kushner's Family Company Expanded Business With Israel After He Entered White House Kushner's Family Company Expanded Business With Israel After He Entered White House
- January 09, 2018

The Jerusalem Post reported that Kushner's company has also received at least four loans from Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest bank which is now under criminal investigation in the United States. One of Kushner's lawyers added that his client "has an ethics agreement, reviewed by lawyers, with which he is in full compliance". According to federal ethics laws, he is only required to recuse himself from government negotiations that could have a direct impact on his financial holdings. (more...)
Supreme Court Allows Draconian 'Religious Freedom' Law To Stand Supreme Court Allows Draconian 'Religious Freedom' Law To Stand
- January 09, 2018

The court's decision allows the law, HB 1523 , to remain intact, and bolsters a decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which earlier dismissed the lawsuit . A decision on that case is expected by early summer. The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear challenges to Mississippi's "license to discriminate" law, the court announced today. (more...)
California Braces for Heavy Rains, Some Evacuated Due to Risk of Mudslides California Braces for Heavy Rains, Some Evacuated Due to Risk of Mudslides
- January 09, 2018

The extremely dry conditions and high winds a year ago led to some of the most destructive blazes at both ends of the state. "Recent burn areas will be especially vulnerable where risky mud and debris flows are possible". Los Angeles County officials issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents of Kagel Canyon, Lopez Canyon and Little Tijunga Canyon, areas affected by the Creek Fire. (more...)
Deputy killed in Pierce County, armed and dangerous suspect at large Deputy killed in Pierce County, armed and dangerous suspect at large
- January 09, 2018

A suspect in his mid-30s was found dead at the scene but another suspect escaped, prompting a manhunt. A police officer was shot and killed in response to a report of home intrusion in an area about 23 kilometers away from Tacoma in Washington state on the USA west coast, the state's Pierce County Sheriff's Department (PCSD) said Monday. (more...)

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