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Syria Claims Israeli Warplanes, Missiles, Hit Its Territory 3 Times Overnight Syria Claims Israeli Warplanes, Missiles, Hit Its Territory 3 Times Overnight
- January 09, 2018

The Syrian army statement described the attack as a "flagrant Israeli aggression" and renewed its warning of the unsafe repercussions of such attacks, holding Israel "fully responsibility for its consequences". The military statement also said Syrian forces hit an Israeli plane. "The Middle East is raging around us, and what concerns us the most are Iranian efforts to establish military bases in Syria", Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz disclosed to Army Radio on Monday. (more...)
'My Dad Made an Awesome Deal for Your Dad, Bro' 'My Dad Made an Awesome Deal for Your Dad, Bro'
- January 09, 2018

According to the Israel Television Channel, the tape features the voices of Yair Netanyahu and Ori Maimon, a son of the gas tycoon Kobi Maimon. "Bro, you got to spot me". "In that late night conversation, under the influence of alcohol, I said foolish things about women and other foolish things that would have been better left unsaid", he said. (more...)
Burning Spider Causes Apartment Fire Burning Spider Causes Apartment Fire
- January 09, 2018

A torch lighter is similar to a cigarette lighter only it is bigger and shoots out a flame that looks similar to that of a blowtorch. The flaming arachnid scuttled onto a mattress in an upstairs bedroom, setting it abalze as well, she said. (more...)
Number of schools affected by storms, vandalism, says Gauteng education dept Number of schools affected by storms, vandalism, says Gauteng education dept
- January 09, 2018

Speaking to News24, Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) CEO Paul Colditz said Gauteng experiences the same problem every year, but added that he was hopeful that all pupils would be placed. He said it is expected that some parents will apply for the first time as schools reopen. It is very important that we urge all learners to accept their school results as is. (more...)
Christie Says He Would Have Won GOP Nomination If Trump Hadn't Run Christie Says He Would Have Won GOP Nomination If Trump Hadn't Run
- January 09, 2018

Christie said it was frustrating to be praised by voters who said they were going to support then-candidate Trump. Still sore about his presidential bid, Christie also said during the interview that Trump's advisors "ill-served" the president by choosing to fire him as transition chair in November 2016. (more...)
Oprah was once Trump's pick for vice president Oprah was once Trump's pick for vice president
- January 09, 2018

And her longtime partner Stedman Graham suggested on Sunday she might be up for it. "She would absolutely do it". In his words, the only question on Winfrey is whether she wants to be demoted from "Queen of the Universe to President of the United States". (more...)
Congresswoman Lawrence on Trump Administration Immigration Policy Congresswoman Lawrence on Trump Administration Immigration Policy
- January 09, 2018

The White House says it supports a deal to keep Dreamers in the USA but only if Congress spends billions more on border security. If the funding is approved, the border wall would increase from around 654 miles to almost 1,000 miles, covering roughly half the length of the entire US-Mexico border. (more...)
Why Is China Building a Military Base in Pakistan, America's Newest Enemy? Why Is China Building a Military Base in Pakistan, America's Newest Enemy?
- January 09, 2018

Beijing said it did not believe in linking countries with terrorism. "As we stressed many times, Pakistan has made important sacrifices and contributions to the global anti-terrorism cause and countries should strengthen anti-terrorism cooperation on the basis of common mutual respect instead of finger-pointing at each other", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said. (more...)
Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey Draws US Presidential Interest Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey Draws US Presidential Interest
- January 09, 2018

Singer Mariah Carey, a presenter at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, called Winfrey "an incredible role model". "I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon!" "It sounds good", Witherspoon said about the idea of President Winfrey, while her co-stars nodded in agreement. (more...)
A Small Fire Breaks Out On Roof Of Trump Tower In NYC A Small Fire Breaks Out On Roof Of Trump Tower In NYC
- January 09, 2018

One firefighter was hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries, while two people received minor injuries that were treated at the scene, including a building worker whose injury was initially described as serious, the Fire Department said. (more...)
PIO Parliamentarian Conference: You have preserved Indian culture, says Narendra Modi PIO Parliamentarian Conference: You have preserved Indian culture, says Narendra Modi
- January 09, 2018

This particular event is special as it includes the legislators and political leaders of Indian origin from different parts of the Indian diaspora. During the natural disaster in Nepal, flood in Sri Lanka, water problems in the Maldives, India was the first to respond. (more...)
Bangladesh records lowest temperature at 2.6 degree Celsius Bangladesh records lowest temperature at 2.6 degree Celsius
- January 09, 2018

In Dhaka, the capital city, the Met office says the mercury may dip below 7 degrees Celsius Monday night. The latest forecast shows Dinajpur as the coldest district: 4.8 degrees Celsius. Temperature in Nilphamari's Syedpur was second at 2.9 degrees Celsius, while it was 3 degrees Celsius in Dimla, 3.1 degrees Celsius in Kurigram's Rajarhat and 3.2 in Dinajpur. (more...)
Navi Mumbai airport: Agreement signed at Mantralaya in Maha CM's presence Navi Mumbai airport: Agreement signed at Mantralaya in Maha CM's presence
- January 09, 2018

Through its subsidiary, Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd, GVKPIL holds 74 per cent equity shares in the proposed Navi Mumbai Airport Ltd with Cidco holding the balance 26 per cent. (City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd). Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis was present while signing the agreement. The land development works in the core area of the airport have been started. (more...)
Iran's top diplomat: United Nations meeting on protests a U.S. 'blunder' Iran's top diplomat: United Nations meeting on protests a U.S. 'blunder'
- January 09, 2018

Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, argued the demonstrations were a human rights issue that could spiral into an worldwide problem. The UN charter empowers to the council to "investigate any dispute, or any situation which might lead to worldwide friction", she said. The Islamic State group has declared support for the anti-government protests in Iran . (more...)
Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough Yells 'F*ck Trump' Before National Title Game Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough Yells 'F*ck Trump' Before National Title Game
- January 09, 2018

Trump was reportedly met with cheers when he arrived but encountered a chorus of boos following the national anthem. Alabama and Georgia players were not on the field for the Star-Spangled Banner but came out shortly after the pregame ceremonies. (more...)
Two robbers caught during robbery die in Karachi Two robbers caught during robbery die in Karachi
- January 09, 2018

The incident took place when the robbers intercepted the man when he got out of an ATM booth after drawing cash. However, as the muggers were making their escape, Javed chased them in his vehicle and ran over them, following which the police were informed of the incident, added the officer. (more...)
Pradyuman Murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea or accused teenager Pradyuman Murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea or accused teenager
- January 09, 2018

A court here on Monday dismissed the bail plea of the juvenile delinquent in the murder case of a seven-year-old student of a prominent private school, and imposed Rs. The court said that according to Section 74 of the Juvenile Justice Act, the identity of children could not be disclosed, and those who do will be liable for imprisonment up to six months or fined up to Rs 2 lakh, or both. (more...)
Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal
- January 09, 2018

The implementation of the proposal means forced deportation of hundreds of Indian techies working in the United States (US) and waiting for permanent residency in the form of the high-valued, Green Card. The H-1B visa allows US-based companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals. US Chamber of Commerce, a lobbying group, criticized the Trump administration's decision to put more restrictions in place for issuance of H-1B visas that enable highly-skilled foreign workers to work in ... (more...)
Trump addresses internet, trade agreements in Farm Bureau speech Trump addresses internet, trade agreements in Farm Bureau speech
- January 09, 2018

President Donald Trump on Monday told farmers gathered in Tennessee that he supports crop insurance, signaling a possible shift from his proposals a year ago to shrink a program that many farmers rely on for funding their operations. "We are streamlining regulations that have blocked cutting edge biotechnology, setting free our farmers to innovate, thrive and to grow", Trump said. (more...)
Shots fired at German-Turkish soccer player's auto Shots fired at German-Turkish soccer player's auto
- January 09, 2018

He was not injured. Naki, who now plays for Kurdish club Amed SK in Turkey, was driving in a right-hand lane when shots from a black auto were aimed at him from his left. Naki grew up in Düren and played for the German clubs FC St. Pauli and SC Paderborn. Naki's time in youth football was spent in Germany, where he was on Bayer Leverkusen's books. (more...)

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