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Debate in Lebanon on Banning Steven Spielperg Movie Debate in Lebanon on Banning Steven Spielperg Movie
- January 16, 2018

In addition to " The Post ", Lebanon also banned " Jungle ", a movie about Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg that stars Daniel Radcliffe, according to the Times of Israel. Lebanese law prohibits any contact between Lebanese and Israeli citizens, even in a third country. At least five films - directed or produced by Spielberg - screened in Lebanon following approval by the censorship board during the past three years , including " Bridge of Spies " and "Transformers", to name a few. (more...)
Palestinian leaders suspend recognition of Israel Palestinian leaders suspend recognition of Israel
- January 16, 2018

In a letter sent to the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), the Orthodox Christian body said that the documents also prove that property linked to Al-Aqsa Mosque has been sold as well. "This may be the last call, as Abbas is very old and has said he may not be here next year". There was no immediate confirmation from the Israeli army. (more...)
'Wrong button' sparked 38 minutes of panic in Hawaii 'Wrong button' sparked 38 minutes of panic in Hawaii
- January 16, 2018

The message stated this was not a drill , and to seek out shelter immediately. Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency says it got authorization from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System. The false alarm was triggered during an internal drill timed to coincide with a shift handover at 8.07am. But it was not until 8:45 a.m. that a cellphone alert was sent telling people to stand down. (more...)
Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them
- January 16, 2018

Deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte said that while developing countries are facing difficulties, the US itself has millions of people who are out of work or without health care. Trump reportedly made the remarks at a private meeting with lawmakers on immigration on Thursday. Dirco said it had noted Trump's tweet on Friday in which he denied making the crude and offensive remark. (more...)
Collapse of Colombian bridge kills nine workers, injures five Collapse of Colombian bridge kills nine workers, injures five
- January 16, 2018

The laborers were working on the bridge's drainage system when the incident occurred. Colonel Jorge Diaz, of the Civil Defense, confirmed that "ten people were killed, nine died at the site of the accident and one was transferred to a hospital where he died", reported El Espectador newspaper. (more...)
Patriots beat Titans 35-14 to head back to AFC title game Patriots beat Titans 35-14 to head back to AFC title game
- January 16, 2018

They were so brutal that the Titans couldn't even get into field goal range. "Nobody respects us. Nobody really expects a lot from us". Not only did he say that all was fine, but he also stated that it was "absolutely" his intention to return as the head coach of the Patriots for the 2018 regular season. (more...)
Hawaii: polemica su Trump, 'durante allarme giocava a golf'
- January 16, 2018

Il presidente , come al solito su Twitter, ha negato di aver mai usato l'espressione " shithole countries' , pur ammettendo di aver usato "Un linguaggio duro". "Invece siamo soggetti al punto di vista ignorante e razzista di Trump contro chiunque non sia simile a lui". Pare proprio di no. Ha semplicemente interpretato il pensiero dei migranti che infatti, da quei paesi , non vedono l'ora di fuggire per sbarcare negli U.S. (more...)
Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic killed in drive-by shooting Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic killed in drive-by shooting
- January 16, 2018

Kosovo Serb leader, Oliver Ivanovic, has been killed in north Kosovo town of Mitrovica , three independent BIRN sources confirmed. Ivanovic's lawyer, Nebojsa Vlajic, confirmed to BIRN that his client died in hospital at 9:30am. He said Ivanovic, who was set to face a retrial on charges of war crimes over the Kosovo conflict after an earlier conviction was thrown out, had been hit by five bullets. (more...)
Malaysia-Singapore ink agreement on Rapid Transit System Malaysia-Singapore ink agreement on Rapid Transit System
- January 16, 2018

Thousands of Malaysians travel back and forth to tiny but rich Singapore for work and school, and the new transit system is created to carry up to 10,000 passengers per hour in each direction - more than 30 times more than the existing train service can accommodate. (more...)
Hawaii lacked safeguards in mistaken missile alert, FCC head says Hawaii lacked safeguards in mistaken missile alert, FCC head says
- January 16, 2018

Pai said that the investigation is ongoing and the FCC is looking to make sure that no state has vulnerabilities to allow a similar error. The state adjutant general, Maj. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says people should trust government alert systems and the recent blunder in Hawaii was just a "very unfortunate mistake". (more...)
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh and Myanmar agree repatriation timeframe Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh and Myanmar agree repatriation timeframe
- January 16, 2018

The statement by the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry on Tuesday followed a meeting of the neighbors to implement a pact signed past year. The European Union has adopted a new €5 million programme to support the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, strengthening its response to the crisis. (more...)
Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano
- January 16, 2018

The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level for the Mayon volcano after it "noticeably increased its unrest". Mayon's most destructive eruption was in February 1841, when lava flows buried a town and killed 1,200 people. (more...)
Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist
- January 16, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Sunday declared that he is not racist. "I've not read one of them that's inaccurate", Durbin said. Media reports said Trump favoured immigrants from Norway, saying they helped the country economically. "I love that they took responsibility". She said her ex-husband would not do anything "irresponsible" as US leader. Others in attendance have said they don't remember what Trump said - namely, Republican Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tom Cotton ... (more...)
Zainab murder case: Govt arrested innocent people for its paperwork, claims Shah Zainab murder case: Govt arrested innocent people for its paperwork, claims Shah
- January 16, 2018

The new video will help police make headway in the case as it is clearer compared to an earlier footage, police say. Appearing before the bench, Punjab Additional Inspector General (AIG) Abubakar Khuda Buksh apprised the court of reason as to why Inspector General of Police Arif Nawaz did not appear before the court. (more...)
Woman driving wrong way on highway crashes into cop auto Woman driving wrong way on highway crashes into cop auto
- January 16, 2018

She failed field soberity tests and was taken into custody. Steen was charged with Reckless Endangerment, Reckless Driving, Driving the wrong way and DUI. According to police, there were numerous "near misses". Police said Santiago made contact with Steen following the crash, and she admitted to drinking alcohol and believed she was in New Jersey . (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Kushner on Murdoch's ex-wife Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Kushner on Murdoch's ex-wife
- January 16, 2018

Jared Kushner , the son-in-law of President Donald J. Trump and one of his senior advisers, was warned by counterintelligence officials previous year that the former wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch might be using her close friendship with Kushner and his wife, Ivank, to help push the agenda of the Chinese government, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday . (more...)
Indian Army to soon set up boarding schools for martyrs' kids Indian Army to soon set up boarding schools for martyrs' kids
- January 16, 2018

Umar Fayaz. Gupta said Gen. Rawat's remarks should be viewed positively and not turned into a political issue. China on Monday slammed comments by the Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat as "unconstructive", and said his remarks did not conform to the spirit of September talks in Xiamen between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi . (more...)
As panic subsides, Trump officials call Hawaii missile scare a state issue As panic subsides, Trump officials call Hawaii missile scare a state issue
- January 16, 2018

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency confirmed that an alert sent to people's phones in Hawaii was an error. Hawaiian Governor David Ige has apologised for the "pain and confusion" caused by false ballistic missile attack alert, and pledged to get to the bottom of how the error came about. (more...)
Forming joint Korean Olympic hockey team challenging on many levels Forming joint Korean Olympic hockey team challenging on many levels
- January 16, 2018

Pyongyang agreed last week to send athletes, high-level officials and others to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, easing months of high tensions over its weapons programmes. An official from the South Korean Sports Ministry has denied suggestions the country could share a bobsleigh with North Korea at next month's Winter Olympic Games, claiming a joint women's ice hockey team is the only sporting proposal on the table for the event in Pyeongchang. (more...)
FG summons U.S. ambassador over Trump's 'shithole' comment FG summons U.S. ambassador over Trump's 'shithole' comment
- January 16, 2018

If the furor over Trump's remarks have overshadowed annual tributes to the man who paid for the fight against racism with his life, it also risks relegating a pressing question about immigration that triggered the President's remarks: what will happen to the program that has allowed the thousands of children of illegal immigrants to remain in the United States? After lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador, the president ... (more...)

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