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Trade Relations: Macron Says China Will Order 184 Airbus Planes Trade Relations: Macron Says China Will Order 184 Airbus Planes
- January 12, 2018

Reuters says that the larger significance of the visit may be Macron's calls for European unity in dealmaking with China. It's not clear whether Airbus will also emerge with significant orders from China following the Macron trip, the report said. (more...)
Mormon Church Leader Thomas Monson Dies at 90 Mormon Church Leader Thomas Monson Dies at 90
- January 12, 2018

According to The Salt Lake Tribune , Thomas became a bishop at a Salt Lake City congregation with over 80 widows at age 22. He was a traditionalist that was known for strong storytelling, mostly about growing up in his native Salt Lake City and receiving visions from the Holy Spirit for his calling. (more...)
UIDAI will issue 16-digit virtual ID to secure Aadhaar privacy UIDAI will issue 16-digit virtual ID to secure Aadhaar privacy
- January 12, 2018

From June 1, 2018 it will be compulsory for all agencies that undertake authentication to accept the Virtual ID from their users. "I am clueless about how it is going to help or how it will work in rural areas", he said . So most people's Aadhaar numbers are probably available in the open. It will not be possible to find an Aadhaar number by using the Virtual ID . (more...)
Disaster alert from stricken oil tanker in East China Sea Disaster alert from stricken oil tanker in East China Sea
- January 12, 2018

Cleanup and rescue ships have faced toxic fumes, rain and windy conditions as they scrambled to find survivors and avoid a massive oil slick since Saturday's incident. The ship remains at risk of exploding and sinking due to spilled oil as the fire raged for a fifth day, the Ministry of Transportation said in a statement on Thursday. (more...)
APTOPIX Switzerland Avalanche Risk APTOPIX Switzerland Avalanche Risk
- January 12, 2018

Helicopters are transporting people to and from the mountain, though no evacuation order has been announced. "The persons in charge are working with high pressure ", a statement said on Zermatt's official website as tourists and locals bedded in for another night in the resort. (more...)
Varnika Kundu stalking case: Barala gets bail from HC Varnika Kundu stalking case: Barala gets bail from HC
- January 12, 2018

The cross-questioning of IAS officer V S 's daughter revealed her auto had broken down a day before the incident, on August 3, and she was dropped the next day in Sector 8 to pick up her vehicle at 11.15pm, more than an hour before Barala and his friend Ashish allegedly began to chase her in their auto. (more...)
Saudi Air Defense Unit Intercepts Another Houthi Ballistic Missile Saudi Air Defense Unit Intercepts Another Houthi Ballistic Missile
- January 12, 2018

Tribesmen loyal to the Houthi movement hold their weapons as they attend a gathering to mark 1000 days of the Saudi-led military intervention in the Yemeni conflict, in Sanaa, Yemen December 21, 2017. Despite Saudi coalition attacks to get the Yemen's Air Defense System out of service, the unit continues to be operational and now is able to destroy enemy military aircrafts. (more...)
Logan Paul controversy highlights the recklessness of online celebrities Logan Paul controversy highlights the recklessness of online celebrities
- January 12, 2018

Paul has since apologised twice; once on Twitter , where he said he was trying to make a "positive ripple on the internet" and again on video, describing the incident as a "continuous lapse in judgement". Paul appeared humbled in his newest apology - nothing like the young man who became a YouTube sensation by doing just about anything for laughs. Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul was one of a number of people to criticise the video , messaging Paul on Twitter , "You disgust me". (more...)
DEP shuts down construction on Mariner East Two pipeline DEP shuts down construction on Mariner East Two pipeline
- January 12, 2018

Sunoco violated its permits, using unauthorized drilling methods that leaked nontoxic drilling fluid into trout streams and water wells across the state, according to the DEP. Now, it's ordered the company to come up with a plan to fix the problems that have plagued the $2.5 billion pipeline that's slated to run through Dauphin, Cumberland, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, York and Berks counties. (more...)
Trump blasts Democrats in advance of immigration meeting Trump blasts Democrats in advance of immigration meeting
- January 12, 2018

Democrats view it as a government responsibility and expense, while Trump and many Republicans believe a relatively modest amount of federal money can leverage mostly private investment. Expectations for President Donald Trump's tenure in the White House illustrate the partisan divide in U.S. politics, with Democratic expectations of impeachment and Republican expectations of Trump winning a second term in the 2020 elections, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports on Wednesday. (more...)
China demolishes second church as fears of crackdown against Christianity grow China demolishes second church as fears of crackdown against Christianity grow
- January 12, 2018

ChinaAid said that the building was built by the married evangelists Wang Xiaoguang and Yang Rongli with almost $3 million in contributions from local Christians, but that it had never been registered with the authorities, a legal requirement. (more...)
4th Grade Assignment Asked Students to Give 3 'Good' Reasons for Slavery 4th Grade Assignment Asked Students to Give 3 'Good' Reasons for Slavery
- January 12, 2018

According to a report in the NBC-affiliated television station WKYC-TV, the freaky assignment was first noticed by Trameka Brown-Berry, the mother of Jerome Berry, a fourth-grader studying at the school. "That's what keeps racism going". "We understand that, as presented, the words used showed a lack of sensitivity and were offensive", Van Dellen said, according to the news network. (more...)
ICSE lowers passing marks for Board Examinations ICSE lowers passing marks for Board Examinations
- January 12, 2018

Along with the circular, the council has also added the date sheet of the exam that based on the declaration of election dates by the Chief Election Commissioner of India. Now as the ICSE & ISC Board time table 2018 has been officially released, schedule your final phase of studies. The ISC exams start with physics paper II (practical) and end with psychology on April 2. (more...)
Scaramucci to Bannon: 'Stop Running Your Mouth,' 'Knock off the Nonsense' Scaramucci to Bannon: 'Stop Running Your Mouth,' 'Knock off the Nonsense'
- January 12, 2018

Well, now Scaramucci says that's kind of like what President Trump said about Bannon when he disavowed the former White House chief strategist. "I said he is unattractive - intellectually". The infamous episode and the following comparison came up during an MSNBC interview on Thursday. "Let's be honest about how you feel". 'You know he's not dumb, I know he's not dumb. (more...)
CHP arrest 34 over New Year's weekend CHP arrest 34 over New Year's weekend
- January 12, 2018

CHP made two DUI arrests following traffic accidents during the same period past year. State police investigated 1,169 crashes over the three-day weekend, nearly double the number investigated during the same period a year ago, when troopers responded to 595 crashes. (more...)
Baylor's Matt Rhule interviewed for Colts' head coaching job Baylor's Matt Rhule interviewed for Colts' head coaching job
- January 12, 2018

Rhule just finished his first season with the Bears, compiling a 1-11 overall record . Rhule, 42, has mostly been a college coach save for one season in the National Football League in 2012 as an offensive line coach for the Giants. The other candidates who have interviewed for the position are New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, Kansas City Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub, Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel , Carolina Panthers defensive ... (more...)
Trump's team looks to avoid interview between president and Mueller Russia probe Trump's team looks to avoid interview between president and Mueller Russia probe
- January 12, 2018

Trump's lawyers could be present for an interview with Mueller's team. "Everything that I've done was 100 percent proper ". As reporting has shown, Trump was already up to his neck in attempts to do all those things and more . Trump, in his latest tweets about the investigation , reiterated that there was no campaign wrongdoing during his run for the White House. A source told the newspaper the interview may happen in the coming weeks. (more...)
NSAs met, Indo-Pak talks are happening, admits MEA NSAs met, Indo-Pak talks are happening, admits MEA
- January 12, 2018

FATF is an inter-governmental body established with an objective to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. The Indian Express had also reported that Pakistan has maintained high-level diplomatic contacts with the Indian establishment, even as New Delhi has maintained the rhetoric that terror and talks can not go together. (more...)
Netanyahu to embark on a six-day visit to India Netanyahu to embark on a six-day visit to India
- January 12, 2018

Mr. Netanyahu is scheduled to visit India on January 14 for a five-day tour. Channel 10 News recently reported that police have been investigating the suspicions of the fixing of bids in the Prime Minister's Office, including the suspected involvement of senior officials in the office. (more...)
European Court: All EU Nations Must Recognize Rights of Same-Sex Couples European Court: All EU Nations Must Recognize Rights of Same-Sex Couples
- January 12, 2018

The senior adviser also stated that "in the area of family reunification, the objective of protecting the traditional family can not justify discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation". the term "marriage means a union between two persons of the opposite sex" can no longer be followed". Sophie in 't Veld, the Vice President of the European Parliament's LGBTI Intergroup, told PinkNews: "This is fantastic news and a landmark opinion for rainbow families!" It's believed that improving the ... (more...)

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