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Tillerson: Trump to make Iran deal decision today Tillerson: Trump to make Iran deal decision today
- January 12, 2018

While noting that Iran has all options on the table, Velayati also expressed criticism of European countries: "Some of the allies of the United States insist on upholding the JCPOA, yet the United States acts differently". This conflict has been given new focus by the anticipation of Trump's latest decisions, to which the Iranians responded with preemptive threats. What does Mr Trump want to change? Indeed, these comments immediately preceded similarly vague threats from Iranian Supreme ... (more...)
Paris police recover some jewels from $6m Ritz heist Paris police recover some jewels from $6m Ritz heist
- January 12, 2018

The three inside were then blocked when they tried to flee through another door, and quickly arrested, the official said. Cannes has also been targeted many times - in the run-up to its film festival in May 2015 robbers made off with 17.5 million euros' worth of jewels. (more...)
Made Drones Bombed a Russian Airbase, Defense Ministry Says Made Drones Bombed a Russian Airbase, Defense Ministry Says
- January 12, 2018

The prime suspect was the Al-Qaeda affiliated jihadist group Ahrar al-Sham, according to a number of news sites. In his previous statements, Cavusoglu has accused the Syrian government of "attacking" so-called "moderate opposition" in Idlib under the semblance of fighting terrorism. (more...)
United States deploys B-2 Spirit stealth bombers, 200 airmen to Guam United States deploys B-2 Spirit stealth bombers, 200 airmen to Guam
- January 12, 2018

The B-2s join a number of B-1 conventional bombers already deployed on the Pacific island. The U.S. Strategic Command regularly rotates bombers through the Indo-Pacific region to conduct Pacific Command-led air operations, "providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability", the Pacific Air Forces said. (more...)
Donald Trump Complained Too Many Immigrants Come From Donald Trump Complained Too Many Immigrants Come From "Shithole" Countries, Reports Say
- January 12, 2018

When the discussion turned to African nations, the people with knowledge of the conversation added , Mr. Trump asked why he would want "all these people from shithole countries", adding that the United States should admit more people from places like Norway . (more...)
Putin praises 'mature politician' Kim Jong Putin praises 'mature politician' Kim Jong
- January 12, 2018

The US responded to North Korean actions by flexing its muscles and conducting a number of military drills in the region with its allies South Korea and Japan. But officials say this discussion has been postponed until after the Paralympic Games, which follow the Olympics and end in March, given the intra-Korean talks and a planned 20-country meeting on North Korea hosted by Canada next week. (more...)
Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa
- January 12, 2018

He then said the United States should bring in more people from Norway, according to newspaper's report. Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with Mr Trump in the Oval Office yesterday. Mr Trump made the remark after Democratic Senator Richard Durbin told him that under the proposal, a lottery for visas would be ended. "He will always reject temporary, weak and risky stopgap measures that threaten the lives of hardworking Americans, and undercut immigrants who seek a better life in ... (more...)
Red Cross: Forcing Salvadorans out of USA carries twin risks Red Cross: Forcing Salvadorans out of USA carries twin risks
- January 12, 2018

Congress created TPS in 1990 as a form of humanitarian relief for people who would face extreme hardship if forced to return to homelands devastated by armed conflict and natural disasters. Come to East Boston. The Washington Post's editors argue that ending TPS will hurt many and help no one. "The 200,000 Salvadoran TPS holders does not account for their 195,000 citizen children", Vanessa said. (more...)
'Paris Agreement provides business opportunities': Norway PM Solberg to Trump 'Paris Agreement provides business opportunities': Norway PM Solberg to Trump
- January 12, 2018

The PM highlighted the attendance by other leading figures in the U.S. government, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in the meeting with Trump, which she described as "good". " We have a total of 52 and they've delivered a number of them already, a little ahead of schedule ", Trump said, adding that "it's a $10 billion order". (more...)
Japan protests presence of Chinese military ship in waters near disputed islands Japan protests presence of Chinese military ship in waters near disputed islands
- January 12, 2018

The official said it was the first such incursion since June 2016. Also off Taisho Island, a Chinese Navy frigate reportedly entered the contiguous zone twice on Thursday. The Japanese vessels have now left the aforementioned contiguous zone, the office said. The contiguous zone is defined as being within 24 nautical miles of shore, while Japanese territorial waters are within 12 nautical miles from shore. (more...)
Japanese Yakuza Boss Caught After Tattooed Photos Go Viral Japanese Yakuza Boss Caught After Tattooed Photos Go Viral
- January 12, 2018

Photographs of Shirai's tattoos-distinctive symbols associated with Japan's largest crime groups-were taken by a local Thai unaware whom he was photographing. Shirai reportedly fled to Thailand in 2005 and married a woman there, and the AP reports by way of police that Shirai was visited two or three times annually by cronies who provided him with cash. (more...)
Nigel Farage Says UK Should 'Maybe' Have Second Brexit Vote Nigel Farage Says UK Should 'Maybe' Have Second Brexit Vote
- January 12, 2018

He said his main issue was with "moaning" from Remain supporters throughout the Brexit process. UKIP Wales leader Neil Hamilton said the party's former leader was " just being mischievous, actually". In a democracy like ours, the British people have every right to keep an open mind about Brexit. The prime minister dismissed Mr Farage's comments with a spokesman for Mrs May saying: 'We will not be having a second referendum '. (more...)
No-Deal Brexit Scenario Puts 87000 Jobs in London at Risk No-Deal Brexit Scenario Puts 87000 Jobs in London at Risk
- January 12, 2018

The analysis, carried out by Cambridge Econometrics , predicts that a "no deal" Brexit could shed as many as 87,000 jobs in London alone and 482,000 across Britain. Financial services jobs new to the market in December fell to 3,150 from 4,980 in December 2016, it said. He said the "complete lack of preparation" is "irresponsible", " astonishing " and that the Tories were putting party politics ahead of the national interest. (more...)
Number of A&E patients treated within four hours at lowest ever level Number of A&E patients treated within four hours at lowest ever level
- January 12, 2018

In November the figure was 88.9 per cent. Dr Dan Beckett, Scottish representative of the Society for Acute Medicine, said: "Falls and slips as a result of the icy weather and public holidays have put pressure on hospitals and A&E departments, however flu has had a significant additional impact on most acute medical units this winter". (more...)
Trump says 'probably' has a good relationship with North Korea's Kim Trump says 'probably' has a good relationship with North Korea's Kim
- January 12, 2018

In a meeting with Russian journalists on Thursday, Putin praised Kim for his statements and for initiating the talks, the first of which took place on Tuesday. North Korea has responded to the South's offers to talk, however, Pyongyang has not yet signaled any readiness to engage the U.S.in dialogue, given the Trump administration's insistence on complete denuclearization. (more...)
National Weather Service: Drivers Take Caution Beginning Thursday Night National Weather Service: Drivers Take Caution Beginning Thursday Night
- January 11, 2018

Drivers can expect icy, snow-packed roads through the rest of the week. According to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service's Riverton office, a strong cold front will push south across parts of the state today . (more...)
France anxious by Syrian army offensive in Idlib, wants Astana deal respected France anxious by Syrian army offensive in Idlib, wants Astana deal respected
- January 11, 2018

In this photo provided on Tuesday by the Syrian anti-government activist group, Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated by Associated Press reporting, a Syrian displaced man sits outside his tent at an informal refugee camp near Idlib, Syria. (more...)
U.S. working to ensure India is in NSG: Envoy U.S. working to ensure India is in NSG: Envoy
- January 11, 2018

Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster lays out several areas for enhanced Indo-US cooperation, hopes to announce fighter jet and helicopter deals next year. "Now, India is celebrating its membership in two of the four multilateral export control regimes the Wassenaar Arrangement on dual-use items, which India just joined, and the Missile Technology Control Regime". (more...)
John Kelly Bans Personal Cellular Devices in West Wing John Kelly Bans Personal Cellular Devices in West Wing
- January 11, 2018

Sanders insisted that it includes technology and a "number of things", much of which she claimed was discussed during the president's meeting that the press attended. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders denied last week the ban had anything to do with leaks to the press or revelations in Michael Wolff's book "Fire & Fury". (more...)
Trump Wants US To Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement Trump Wants US To Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement
- January 11, 2018

US President Donald Trump has said his country could "conceivably" return to the 2015 Paris climate accord if an agreement treated America more fairly, the BBC News reported on Thursday. The president emphasised that he is not going to let the Paris agreement deny the US competitive edge. He said he had no problem with agreeing to a climate deal but the Paris accord was "a bad deal". (more...)

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