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Saudi Arabia introduces populist measure to try soften austerity policy
- January 10, 2018

During his sudden rise to power, the crown prince has also sidelined his most powerful rivals and moved to silence dissenting voices in an effort to consolidate his authority before eventually inheriting the throne from his father, King Salman, analysts said. (more...)
I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up
- January 10, 2018

I know her very well", Trump told reporters, following a bipartisan gathering of congressional leaders in the White House cabinet room. "And when you have somebody like her who so many young people look up to and older people all of us women look up to, I think it was unbelievable what she had to say". (more...)
LA man wanted by Calgary Police for alleged swatting incident LA man wanted by Calgary Police for alleged swatting incident
- January 10, 2018

Police told Global News on Tuesday the suspect is the same man accused in a prank call in Kansas on December 29 where a man was killed by a police officer after units responded to a hoax kidnapping and shooting call. A 28-year-old man then opened the door to the home, obeyed an order to raise his hands for "a very short time", before moving them back down to his waist. (more...)
Trevor Noah Says Trump Should Embrace 'Fire and Fury' Book Trevor Noah Says Trump Should Embrace 'Fire and Fury' Book
- January 10, 2018

Wolff writes that advisers to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE see him as a child who is unwilling to read basic briefing papers, suggesting the circle of people around him feel he is not up to the task of being commander in chief. (more...)
Local police grateful for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Local police grateful for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
- January 10, 2018

He targeted FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, accusing him of being compromised because of his wife's ties to prominent Democrats. "As a law enforcement officer ... Dum-Dum bouquets and donuts will be available for Division of Wildlife Officer Chris Gilkey and the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs. Chief Brian Childress said that in a day where law enforcement is sometimes frowned upon, this is a reminder to those who serve, that their work is not in vain. (more...)
'Padmavati' get censor certificate; to be released on Republic Day eve 'Padmavati' get censor certificate; to be released on Republic Day eve
- January 10, 2018

The makers - Balaji Motion Pictures and Phantom films - had moved court against this order by the CBFC and the Bombay HC cleared the film with just one minor cut. CBFC, in consultation with a special advisory panel, saw the movie last month and made a decision to grant the film a U/A certificate with five modifications, including title change and two disclaimers. (more...)
Whale 'Saves' Diver From 15-Foot Long Tiger Shark Whale 'Saves' Diver From 15-Foot Long Tiger Shark
- January 10, 2018

It's official: Humpback whales are the guardians of the seas. Nan Hauser said she didn't understand the actions of the 25-ton whale that she met face-to-face in the Cook Islands . "I was a bit bruised up", she said. The whale can be seen in the below video tucking her underneath its pectoral fin, although the shark is never clearly visible in the footage. (more...)
Malloy proposes Malloy proposes "bump stock" ban as first legislative proposal of 2018
- January 10, 2018

Malloy. At a news conference Tuesday, Malloy pointed out to Connecticut's leadership in the fight against gun violence. Malloy's proposed bill would make possession or sale of such a device a Class D felony in CT, carrying the threat of a five-year prison term. (more...)
'Waist-deep' mudslides hit parts of California, 'multiple rescues' underway, fire officials say 'Waist-deep' mudslides hit parts of California, 'multiple rescues' underway, fire officials say
- January 10, 2018

At least three homes in Santa Barbara County have been completely destroyed, the county's fire department spokesperson Mike Eliason told HuffPost, and local reporters said at least two people had been killed. Meanwhile, traffic accidents have slowed the Tuesday morning commute to a crawl across the region, including along coastal USA 101 in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. (more...)
Julian Assange might be getting kicked out of Ecuador's embassy Julian Assange might be getting kicked out of Ecuador's embassy
- January 10, 2018

Assange, who denies the allegations, feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents in one of the largest information leaks in US history. (more...)
Mostly cloudy, chance of snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST Mostly cloudy, chance of snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST
- January 10, 2018

THURSDAY: The warming trend continues for Thursday, with a high temperature of 64 degrees, and the chance for a few rain showers. Night: Mostly to partly cloudy and cold with west/northwest winds 5-10 miles per hour. Thursday - A chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. By Wednesday night , rain and snow are very likely with a low in the mid-teens. (more...)
US President Donald Trump speaking India language: Pakistan Foreign Minister
- January 10, 2018

It also placed the country on a watch list of nations failing to protect religious freedom. Some Pakistani officials reacted harshly but Foreign Ministry statement talked about the need for mutual respect and patience to address the common threat of terrorism, it added. (more...)
In Pacific NW, Lack Of Clarity Looms After Sessions' Cannabis Decision In Pacific NW, Lack Of Clarity Looms After Sessions' Cannabis Decision
- January 10, 2018

Attorney Brian Vicente, who co-authored the legislation legalizing adult-use cannabis in Colorado and represents dozens of clients in the industry, says he believes Troyer will stick with the status quo based on past actions and remarks, but adds that he's advising his clients to work extra hard at keeping their noses clean. (more...)
Bernie Sanders To Jeff Sessions: 'Marijuana Is Not Heroin' Bernie Sanders To Jeff Sessions: 'Marijuana Is Not Heroin'
- January 10, 2018

In a memo , Sessions asked federal lawyers to consider the seriousness of the crime and its impact "in deciding which marijuana activities to prosecute under these laws". Gardner said in a Twitter message that the Justice Department "has trampled on the will of the voters" in Colorado and other states. Providing banking services to companies that have businesses directly in or touching on the legal marijuana business has been problematic. (more...)
Israeli father of 5 killed in West Bank drive-by shooting Israeli father of 5 killed in West Bank drive-by shooting
- January 10, 2018

Office for Coordination and Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Israel captured those territories in the 1967 Middle East War and annexed East Jerusalem in a move not recognised internationally. The suspect fatally injured the 35-year-old Israeli, and fled the scene, prompting a manhunt. Tensions in the region have risen since U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Dec 6 in which he recognised disputed Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Trump's top health nominee Alex Azar testifies at Senate confirmation hearing Trump's top health nominee Alex Azar testifies at Senate confirmation hearing
- January 10, 2018

But armed with charts showing how some of Eli Lilly's drug prices had doubled on Azar's watch, Democrats argued Azar was part of the problem. Sen. He served as HHS General Counsel in the George W. "There's not one action that all of a sudden fixes this", he said. Azar said he would work to lower prices by advocating for robust competition in the biosimilar market and going after drug companies that "game" the system by protecting their branded drug patents and delaying competition for generics. (more...)
North Korea to send athletes to the Olympic games
- January 10, 2018

Kim's speech touched off events that led to Tuesday's high-level meeting, which is taking place at the Peace House in the Joint Security Area of Panmunjom . He says Guterres also hopes that "other efforts" to reduce tensions - which he did not identify - "will contribute to the resumption of honest dialogue leading to sustainable peace and denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula". (more...)
Man fatally struck by semi on highway north of Estevan Man fatally struck by semi on highway north of Estevan
- January 10, 2018

Investigation has revealed the man had left his vehicle, which he was parked on the side of the road, before getting hit by the semi. RCMP said the semi drove across the southbound lane and waited for northbound traffic to clear before proceeding. (more...)
U.S. senator says no evidence of 'sonic attacks' in Cuba U.S. senator says no evidence of 'sonic attacks' in Cuba
- January 09, 2018

Flake, a Senate Foreign Relations Committee member, met with high-ranking Cuban officials in Havana on Friday. The United States is investigating a range of possibilities beyond "sonic attacks" for the cause of USA diplomats' mysterious illnesses in Cuba, the Trump administration told Congress on Tuesday, including the possibility of a viral attack. (more...)
President signs executive order on mental health care options for vets President signs executive order on mental health care options for vets
- January 09, 2018

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said the rate of suicide among veterans who left the military within a year is almost twice as high as the rate for other veterans. The program offers mental health counseling, in which veterans are encouraged to discuss everything from relationships and deployments to maintaining a budget. (more...)

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