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Dubai-based company to recruit 10, 000 female drivers in Saudi Arabia Dubai-based company to recruit 10, 000 female drivers in Saudi Arabia
- January 12, 2018

The agreement will see the company form a joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund. Riyadh seems intent on boosting the country's image as a tourist destination, with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announcing in August a project to turn 50 islands and a string of sites on the Red Sea into luxury resorts. (more...)
ICE Raids 7-Eleven Stores; Arrests 21 Workers, 9 Managers ICE Raids 7-Eleven Stores; Arrests 21 Workers, 9 Managers
- January 12, 2018

While none of the almost 100 7-Eleven stores targeted for raids by immigration agents early Wednesday were in Monterey County, the move means more pressure on local businesses who employ unauthorized workers. ICE said all but one pleaded guilty and were ordered to pay more than $2.6 million in back wages to workers. Derek Benner, a top official at ICE, said the operation Wednesday was "the first of many " and "a harbinger of what's to come" for employers. (more...)
Powerball ticket worth $250000 sold in Luzerne County Powerball ticket worth $250000 sold in Luzerne County
- January 12, 2018

As well as the all-important " Powerball " of 12. A $50,000 Powerball ticket for Wednesday's drawing was sold at a gas station in South Jersey. If you bought your ticket in north Melbourne, check your ticket now. "I bought the ticket for multiple drawings", Pearne said of his quick pick ticket with three sets of numbers. As of Monday that victor has yet to come forward. (more...)
Police Officer Shot Near Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Police Officer Shot Near Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
- January 12, 2018

A woman was shot and killed in west Charlotte Thursday afternoon in what Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are calling a domestic incident. An officer was shot in the leg and is expected to be okay. He has brown shoulder-length dreadlocks and a tattoo of crown "King" on his neck in the middle of his Adam's apple. Thursday night, neighbors begged Bennett to turn himself in. (more...)
I Have Very Good Relationship with Kim Jong I Have Very Good Relationship with Kim Jong
- January 12, 2018

I could give you 20 examples. Direct talks between the U.S. president and Kim would be unprecedented. "If you serve God and if you change your ways, God will protect you, He will protect North Korea in a unique way and make peace with South Korea, but if you continue on your path, it will lead to your destruction". (more...)
Trains to Nottingham delayed after huge fire breaks out at station Trains to Nottingham delayed after huge fire breaks out at station
- January 12, 2018

Mr Coleman said they were working with colleagues from Network Rail and East Midlands Trains in a bid to reopen the station, but added that at the moment "there is still a significant firefighting operation taking place". "Our current advice to customers is not to travel to or from Nottingham station this morning". The station has been evacuated. "Please do not travel to Nottingham station this morning as trains will be unable to run and we are unable to provide road transport to/from the ... (more...)
Head of JIT formed to probe rape, murder of Zainab changed Head of JIT formed to probe rape, murder of Zainab changed
- January 12, 2018

The girl's family alleged that they tried to file a complaint in a local police station, but the cops failed to cooperate with them. Her body was found in a rubbish heap more than a mile from her home in Kasur, close to the border with India, on Tuesday. (more...)
Ecuador grants Assange citizenship Ecuador grants Assange citizenship
- January 12, 2018

The embassy building occupies half the ground floor of the mansion block near Harrods. Assange complained that noise from a loading bay prompted the ladies' lavatory to be converted into a bedroom. El Universo quoted reliable sources who confirmed the passport document, numbered 1729926483, was issued to a Julian Paul Assange in December. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's name has appeared in an Ecuadorian government database of citizen identification numbers, fuelling speculation that he ... (more...)
Chelameswar's residence, likely to break differences against J Deepak Mishra Chelameswar's residence, likely to break differences against J Deepak Mishra
- January 12, 2018

In a positive turn of events Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph and senior lawyer Indu Malhotra have been recommended for appointment as Supreme Court judges. Justice J Chelameswar, one of the members of the collegium, had strongly objected to the non-elevation of "outstanding judge" Justice Joseph and recorded his dissent in February past year. (more...)
University of Rochester President resigns amid investigation report University of Rochester President resigns amid investigation report
- January 12, 2018

After the report was released, University of Rochester president Joel Seligman announced that he had chose to resign. In September, after the allegations against Jaeger became public, the university's board of trustees set up a commission headed by White to investigate the allegations against Jaeger, and the university's response to them. (more...)
Israel approves over 1100 new West Bank settlement homes Israel approves over 1100 new West Bank settlement homes
- January 12, 2018

A total of 1,122 housing units were advanced, including seven already existing homes given retroactive approval. Some 100,000-110,000 Palestinians now work in Israel , including 30,000-40,000 laborers without permits, while 30,000 work in West Bank settlements. (more...)
Thousands sign Swiss petition to keep Trump away from Davos forum Thousands sign Swiss petition to keep Trump away from Davos forum
- January 12, 2018

While some world leaders tend to make appearances, U.S. presidents have rarely gone. President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. "We're thrilled the president is coming". The White House said he plans to use the elite event to discuss his "America First" agenda. The WEF made the statement late Tuesday after the White House confirmed that Trump would attend the gathering of some 350 governmental leaders, plus hundreds of business executives and civil society ... (more...)
Dolly Everett's family deliver heartbreaking call to action after her funeral Dolly Everett's family deliver heartbreaking call to action after her funeral
- January 12, 2018

Out of all the sadness that the loss of our daughter has brought to our lives, we feel that through losing Dolly we would like to help other families by making an awareness of bullying and harassment that some people are sadly subject to. What exactly happened to Everett and how she took her life is still unclear. Mr Everett went on to challenge those who had bullied his daughter to attend her funeral and see the devastation left behind. (more...)
Donald Trump Cancels UK Trip Over Fears of Mass Protests Donald Trump Cancels UK Trip Over Fears of Mass Protests
- January 12, 2018

United States ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson last month told the BBC he "absolutely" expected Mr Trump to visit Britain in the new year. Trump was embroiled in a public spat with British Prime Minister Theresa May late previous year after he retweeted three anti-Muslim videos from far-right group Britain First. (more...)
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits to affair, but not blackmail Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits to affair, but not blackmail
- January 12, 2018

The recording alleges that Greitens, a former Navy SEAL, invited the the woman to his home and the sexual encounter was consensual. After he took the photo, she said, Greitens apologized and told her he deleted the picture. A bipartisan group of state senators signed a letter asking the state attorney general to investigate the blackmail allegations. The news about Eric's affair came to light after his former lover's now ex-husband revealed the story to St Louis TV station KMOV . (more...)
Palestinians will not be 'blackmailed' by Trump funding threat: senior official Palestinians will not be 'blackmailed' by Trump funding threat: senior official
- January 12, 2018

Trump earlier broke with longstanding US policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and setting in motion the processes of moving the USA embassy there from Tel Aviv. A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, said: " Jerusalem is not for sale, neither for gold nor for silver". In 2016, the USA gave the agency over $368 million and financed more than 30 percent of its overall budget. (more...)
Man captures video of Man captures video of "patient dumping" outside Baltimore hospital
- January 12, 2018

Overnight, Imamu Baraka was walking past a Baltimore hospital when he noticed something he says he'll never forget. "We take full responsibility for that failure". Baraka replies that the police ought to have been called if there was some problem. "She should've been at one of the state's mental health facilities, in a bed, being medicated, with a treatment plan to get her stabilized and moving forward". (more...)
Protest march in Patna against attack on Dalits in Bhima-Koregaon Protest march in Patna against attack on Dalits in Bhima-Koregaon
- January 12, 2018

Ambedkar had called for a Maharashtra bandh on Wednesday to protest the state government's failure to stop Monday's violence in Pune. The bandh was called off around 4 pm. The Congress party in the state today demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on moral grounds for failing to prevent the violence that occurred at Bhima-Koregaon near Pune on January 1. (more...)
Mexican president says 'optimistic' about NAFTA deal Mexican president says 'optimistic' about NAFTA deal
- January 12, 2018

The federal government says it's hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. "That is a whole-of-government operation". The sixth and penultimate round of renegotiation talks will take place in Montreal from January 23 to 28. Some observers in both Mexico and Canada interpreted his remarks as a sign of optimism given that he has made far more provocative comments about the agreement in the past, including repeated threats to pull out if it is not reworked to better favor the U.S. (more...)
Sutherland Springs Shooting Survivor Welcomed Home Sutherland Springs Shooting Survivor Welcomed Home
- January 12, 2018

Escorted by numerous law enforcement and first responders along the way, Ryland lived a young boy's dream as he rode shotgun, waving to crowds along the side of the road. Ryland went through extensive recovery after being shot five times in the arm, leg and stomach. "As soon as we got him outside, his dad [Chris Ward] ran up to me and said, 'They killed my baby, ' Duncan continued". (more...)

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