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'Wrong button' pushed during 'shift change' blamed for false Hawaii missile alert 'Wrong button' pushed during 'shift change' blamed for false Hawaii missile alert
- January 15, 2018

On Saturday, it took the agency 38 minutes to send a second alert confirming the message was a false alarm . This is not going to happen again, as the governor said . Adam Salumi says he was relieved "That's not something you don't want to be here when something like this happens". When asked about the question responsible Ms Bow said, "I imagine that person is clearing out their desk right now". (more...)
President Trump says 'DACA is probably dead' President Trump says 'DACA is probably dead'
- January 15, 2018

His comments followed four tweets on the same topic on Saturday. In his meeting with a group of senators, he had questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s-thole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and people briefed on the remarkable Oval Office conversation. (more...)
Democrats Release Senate Testimony By Fusion GPS Founder Democrats Release Senate Testimony By Fusion GPS Founder
- January 15, 2018

Trump's presidency". Feinstein said in a statement that Americans deserve to see what Simpson said. Bloomberg said Cohen provided the complaint and a confirmation email from the court system that he had filed the suit, but it could not immediately be independently confirmed that the suit had been filed. (more...)
Houston immigration activists in race against time on DACA Houston immigration activists in race against time on DACA
- January 15, 2018

If Congress doesn't reach agreement on crucial immigration issues and pass a spending bill, the costly outcome would be a government shutdown . Trump has insisted that any bill addressing the program must also include funding for border security and construction of his long-promised wall between the US and Mexico. (more...)
US could return to Paris climate deal, says Trump US could return to Paris climate deal, says Trump
- January 15, 2018

While the Scandinavian country remains a major exporter of oil and gas, the Norwegian government was among the first to sign on to the landmark Paris climate deal, pledging to meet a 40 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. "They have tremendous hydro power, tremendous". But earlier, while speaking about USA energy dominance over Russian Federation, he also derided his former rival, Hillary Clinton, for her energy policies. (more...)
China speaks for Iran nuclear deal, against US unilateral sanctions China speaks for Iran nuclear deal, against US unilateral sanctions
- January 15, 2018

His ultimatum puts pressure on Europeans - key backers and parties to the 2015 global agreement to curb Iran's nuclear programme - to satisfy Trump, who wants the pact strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days. On Friday, Trump is expected to announce that he continues to regard remaining in the Iran nuclear deal not to be in United States interests. The president's proposals to "fix the deal's disastrous flaws" include Iran's agreement to open all sites immediately to worldwide ... (more...)
Another Winter Weather Watch For Monday Another Winter Weather Watch For Monday
- January 15, 2018

Tuesday , a clipper system will pass through the area. The band moving through overnight was expected be more widespread. The snow could begin early Tuesday morning in northwest Alabama and spread south and east during the day, lasting into early Wednesday morning. (more...)
Abbas: Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital Abbas: Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital
- January 15, 2018

The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. Previous U.S. administrations have hewed to the worldwide consensus that East Jerusalem, which includes the Old City and its key religious sites, would be the capital of any Palestinian state. (more...)
Trump's 'shithole' remarks targeted at Hatians, Africans sparks global outrage Trump's 'shithole' remarks targeted at Hatians, Africans sparks global outrage
- January 15, 2018

In a blistering statement, the union's diplomatic mission in Washington also accused Mr Trump of dishonouring America by supposedly using foul language to describe, El Salvador and unspecified African nations during a discussion about immigration. (more...)
Weather service monitoring snow potential for Alabama on Tuesday Weather service monitoring snow potential for Alabama on Tuesday
- January 15, 2018

Saturday night: Patchy fog. The National Weather Service is predicting snow falls Sunday evening with 3 to 5 inches of snow expected by Monday morning. Tue: Hi: 10 Lo: -9 Sunny and bitterly cold. Fog is possible for the next few mornings. Winds W at 15 to 25 miles per hour. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour in the morning. (more...)
USA announces breather for young immigrants USA announces breather for young immigrants
- January 15, 2018

The deal included a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and $1.6bn for border security, including Mr Trump's promised border wall. Former President Barack Obama enacted DACA to keep the undocumented immigrants, known as dreamers, from being deported. (more...)
Flooding in Kent causes residents to evacuate Flooding in Kent causes residents to evacuate
- January 15, 2018

Route 7 in Kent remains closed as emergency crews monitor the ice jam on the Housatonic River . "Buskirk-West Hoosick Road between covered bridge and Buskirk Fire Station is flooded", he said early Saturday. As ice begins to move along the Susquehanna River, flooding has become a concern. But it appeared the road was damaged in numerous spots. After the very cold weather we had last week, ice has formed on the Connecticut River. (more...)
Police hunt 'crossbow killer' after man dies in attack at home Police hunt 'crossbow killer' after man dies in attack at home
- January 15, 2018

A police spokesman said: "We are able to confirm that the victim killed in the incident last night was 30 year old Shane Gilmer". Neighbours described the woman as "pouring with blood" as she sought help from nearby residents after the attack at around 9.20pm on Friday. (more...)
'American Gods': Starz CEO 'Not Surprised' by Gillian Anderson Exit 'American Gods': Starz CEO 'Not Surprised' by Gillian Anderson Exit
- January 15, 2018

It was followed by statements by co-stars Gillian Anderson and Kristin Chenoweth that they would not or may not be coming back. "I think here's been some confusion around the cast exits", Albrecht said. It's a little bit up in the air as to what their exact role would be. It's a big show, it's a monster show. "It's faced numerous challenges that terrific, complex, premium shows face in trying to get a successful season". (more...)
Conte wants Chelsea to try to land Sanchez Conte wants Chelsea to try to land Sanchez
- January 15, 2018

Manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that the Premier League champions will not be taking part in the transfer battle to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez . That could be less certain now though, Sanchez's preference is still understood to be City but if United go all out to sign the player he could easily change his mind. (more...)
Organisation warns ANC NEC against removing Zuma Organisation warns ANC NEC against removing Zuma
- January 15, 2018

The currency reached 12.2775, gaining around 1 percent, earlier in the session before quickly retreating to above 12.30. Zuma's removal also had "no expressed authority" according to the ANC constitution, the letter said, adding that the NEC was not and had never been "an appointing authority on any person to the office of the president of the Republic of South Africa, irrespective of the fact that Zuma was its preferred candidate for that position before and after [the 2014] general ... (more...)
Crews rescue passengers after casino boat catches fire Crews rescue passengers after casino boat catches fire
- January 15, 2018

The Pasco Sheriff's office reported that people on the the boat had to be rescued from the water. PHOTO I Pasco deputies respond to fire on casino boat. One official said about 15 people were rescued, and civilians along the shoreline assisted in the effort. â–ºMake it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group INC (Put) (GS) Shareholder Dsc Advisors LP Lowered Holding
- January 15, 2018

It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. Peter Kolchinsky increased its stake in Ignyta Inc (RXDX) by 2.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. equities research analysts forecast that Goldman Sachs Group Inc will post 19.02 EPS for the current year. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Some Snow in Store; Winter Weather Advisory for Part of Mass. Some Snow in Store; Winter Weather Advisory for Part of Mass.
- January 15, 2018

Widespread snowfall totals across the watch area will range from 2"-3". The setup next week features slightly warmer temperatures and a weather pattern where just a few degrees could make a difference between cold rain or snow and ice. The National Weather Service warned residents to expect snow and slippery road conditions during the morning commute on Monday. Places along and north of I-30 will make the transition into a winter mix first. (more...)
Qatar's Sheikh Abdullah, a state guest, left at his request: UAE Qatar's Sheikh Abdullah, a state guest, left at his request: UAE
- January 15, 2018

Sheikh Abdullah's grandfather, father and brother were rulers of Qatar until a palace coup ousted his branch of the ruling family in 1972. In it, he faced the camera and said :"I'm now in Abu Dhabi, being hosted by Sheikh Mohamed". The two countries announced plans of forming a tighter relationship in December, helping torpedo an already troubled meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council. (more...)

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