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Spy satellite launch from Vandenberg could startle Southland again Spy satellite launch from Vandenberg could startle Southland again
- January 13, 2018

The rocket will carry a National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite, with the mission dubbed NROL-47. The launch, which is slated to be the first of 2018 from VAFB, was delayed several times on Thursday before ultimately getting called off around 4:45 p.m., almost four hours after the launch window first opened at 1 p.m. (more...)
Pune real estate sees prices drop for the first time Pune real estate sees prices drop for the first time
- January 13, 2018

The report said that the share of affordable homes among new projects rocket from 53 per cent in 2016 to 83 per cent in 2017 indicating developers' focus towards properties within Rs 5 lakh price bracket. Little wonder then that residential sales in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) jumped up 19% in the second half of a year ago compared to the same period in 2016. (more...)
Israel PM Netanyahu to arrive on six-day visit to India Israel PM Netanyahu to arrive on six-day visit to India
- January 13, 2018

Bhaskar parried a directly reply when asked about the reported revival of talks on India's purchase of 8,000 Spike anti-tank missiles from Israel that was cancelled last week. Ahead of the visit, Ambassador Daniel Carmon said, "The Prime Minister's visit to India is the grand finale to the celebrations of 25 years of Growing Partnership between India and Israel". (more...)
Ant's MoneyGram failure casts pall over Chinese dealmaking Ant's MoneyGram failure casts pall over Chinese dealmaking
- January 13, 2018

He was attempting to expand the footprint of Ant Financial amidst fierce competition domestically from rival Tencent Holdings, the owner of the messaging app WeChat and its payments app. John Reynolds, a partner at Davis Polk in Washington, told the Financial Times that the Trump administration has been reluctant to approve deals involving Chinese takeovers of USA companies. (more...)
Camila Cabello Drops New Skrillex-Produced Single Camila Cabello Drops New Skrillex-Produced Single
- January 13, 2018

But the brunette beauty recently admitted to being "hurt" by Fifth Harmony's dig at her at the MTV Video Music Awards. Instead, she was at home watching from her TV with her mother when the group metaphorically yanked her off of their lives. (more...)
KPD officer shot in northeast Knoxville, suspect on the run KPD officer shot in northeast Knoxville, suspect on the run
- January 13, 2018

WATE 6 On Your Side has a crew on the scene. Authorities were searching for 31-year-old Ronnie Lucas Wilson, who has an unrelated, outstanding warrant for violation of probation for aggravated assault and who should be considered armed and unsafe, Rausch said. (more...)
Rauner officials defend handling of Legionnaires' outbreak at Quincy veterans home
- January 13, 2018

Michael Halpin, D-Rock Island. Legionella is a naturally occurring water-borne bacteria that becomes a health hazard, commonly called Legionnaires' disease, when people breathe in small droplets of contaminated water. The governor opposes closing the home; McCann says he thinks the state should build a new facility in the same location. In 2017, five residents were sickened by the disease and one died. (more...)
International Olympic Committee hails North Korea's participation in Olympics as a 'great step forward' International Olympic Committee hails North Korea's participation in Olympics as a 'great step forward'
- January 13, 2018

The North's website Uriminzokkiri said that dialogue and a "war rehearsal" can not go together, calling the exercises the source of catastrophe for the Korean Peninsula. Diplomats from other Western countries also welcomed contacts between Pyongyang and Seoul but did not support the idea of easing the sanctions against North Korea. (more...)
Three jawans falls from chopper during practice drill ahead of Army Day Three jawans falls from chopper during practice drill ahead of Army Day
- January 13, 2018

Slithering involves soldiers coming down from a hovering helicopter through a rope. Soon after the accident, all three injured jawans were immediately taken to the hospital by the Indian Army. A video shows two soldiers sliding down the rope hanging from Dhruv helicopter. "The whole boom of the helicopter broke, it is likely to be some material-related issue, but the exact reason will be ascertained only after the inquiry report comes in", a source said. (more...)
Driver recalls terrifying moment mudflow sweeps away his auto after evacuating home Driver recalls terrifying moment mudflow sweeps away his auto after evacuating home
- January 13, 2018

Thankfully though, KTLA reports Franklin "managed to get some traction and maneuver the auto to the bottom of the hill, where several other smashed-up vehicles had come to a rest after similar journeys". The couple hopped in the auto and started driving - but soon realized the mud had overtaken the vehicle and was sweeping them down the road. "The brakes didn't work". (more...)
TN transport workers withdraw 8-day-old strike TN transport workers withdraw 8-day-old strike
- January 13, 2018

Tamil Nadu has over 22,000 buses with a workforce of about 143,000 employees. The statement outlined the demand of the state government to among others "fullfill all the demands of Tamil Nadu state transport workers". Even as the High court left it to trade unions on the decision to ply buses during the Pongal period, both sides are refusing to budge in their negotiations. (more...)
Trump suggests positive relationship with N. Korea leader Trump suggests positive relationship with N. Korea leader
- January 13, 2018

Trump and Kim have traded bellicose rhetoric and crude insults over the a year ago, as North Korea has accelerated weapons tests and appears on the cusp of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the US mainland. "And you see in North Korea what's happening with North Korea all of a sudden. That campaign is created to bring Kim to the table for meaningful negotiations". (more...)
USA city San Francisco to receive extra federal funds to combat homelessness USA city San Francisco to receive extra federal funds to combat homelessness
- January 13, 2018

Those grants will be allocated separately from today's announced $2 billion in funding and are due to be announced sometime in mid-March. In Florida, there were nearly 32,200 people who experienced homelessness a year ago, a decline of 4 percent. (more...)
PM meets experts over economic policy ahead of Budget Session PM meets experts over economic policy ahead of Budget Session
- January 13, 2018

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday said the Union Budget 2018-19 would not be a populist budget, contrary to what many believe. This can be brought about by improving productivity, lowering costs, greater efficiency, giving much greater market access to farmers, making them producers of products rather than commodities. (more...)
PennDOT pledges to combat human trafficking PennDOT pledges to combat human trafficking
- January 13, 2018

Courageous survivors like Tiffany are helping officials better identify the scope and problem of human trafficking in our state as they work to put an end to the underground crime. "They're scarred, mentally and physically, from the abuse and it's really tough to talk to them". Lacks official identification documents and personal possessions. (more...)
Stones, bricks pelted at Nitish's convoy in Buxar Stones, bricks pelted at Nitish's convoy in Buxar
- January 13, 2018

Chief Minister was rescued from the attack safely. The windows of some vehicles were damaged and two security personnel sustained injuries. Nitish Kumar is now on a statewide tour called " Vikas Samiksha Yatra " from December 12 to ascertain the development situation in the state. (more...)
Terry Richardson Under Investigation By NYPD For Sexual Assault Terry Richardson Under Investigation By NYPD For Sexual Assault
- January 13, 2018

She claims the 52-year-old had asked her to model a perfume for V magazine , and that during the shoot he "exposed his penis and forced himself into her mouth". Whispers about Terry's on-set antics first made headlines in 2014 when model Jamie Peck penned an essay labeling him a "predator". Jones also claims that she was forced to perform oral sex on Richardson after he allegedly lured her to his studio in 2007 or 2008 with the promise of discussing a possible shoot over coffee. (more...)
Republican Renacci quits governor race to run for Senate Republican Renacci quits governor race to run for Senate
- January 13, 2018

White House officials are encouraging U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci to run for Senate after a Wednesday meeting in Washington, D.C., with Renacci expected to announce Thursday morning, according to multiple sources. Vance, who recently moved back to OH from California, has been courted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . The Cleveland-area investment banker, a first-time candidate who has pledged to spend $5 million of his personal fortune on his campaign, already is seeking the Republican ... (more...)
Ethiopia will release all its political prisoners, says PM Hailemariam Desalegn Ethiopia will release all its political prisoners, says PM Hailemariam Desalegn
- January 13, 2018

But the government steadfastly denies that the East African nation has political prisoners. "Political prisoners that are facing prosecutions and are already under arrest will be released", Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said at a press conference, according to The Associated Press. (more...)
Barcelona complete transfer of Colombian defender Yerry Mina Barcelona complete transfer of Colombian defender Yerry Mina
- January 13, 2018

With a release clause amounting to €100 million (US$120.3 million) paid to the athlete's former team, Brazil's Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras , Mina will bolster Barcelona's defense. Mina is known for his speed and daring. Mina joined Palmeiras from Sante Fe previous year, and he proved an instant success. Mina had earlier tasted success in Colombia with Santa Fe after winning the 2015 national title as well as that year's Copa Sudamericana. (more...)

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