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Rock singer, Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46 Rock singer, Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46
- January 17, 2018

The music icon was found dead in her hotel room in London on Monday, Jan. 15. "The death is not being treated as suspicious". Her body was found by workers at the Hilton on Park Lane at 9.05am that day. O'Riordan released a solo album, "Are You Listening", in 2007, and another, "No Baggage", in 2009. "She blazed a trail across the world with her unique voice and also her talents in songwriting and our thoughts are with her, her family, her friends and people of Limerick in particular". (more...)
New Ant-Man and the Wasp Official Image Reveals New Suits New Ant-Man and the Wasp Official Image Reveals New Suits
- January 17, 2018

This new image released by Disney shows Scott Lang (Rudd) and Hope van Dyne (Lilly) standing in a laboratory in their superhero shrinking suits, complete with helmets, eye goggles, and breathing masks. Also appearing are Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost, Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, Randall Park as agent Jimmy Woo, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster, Judy Greer as Maggie Lang, Bobby Cannavale as Paxton, Michael Pena as Luis, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, and rapper T.I.as Dave. (more...)
Attorney Generals push for updated banking laws for marijuana businesses Attorney Generals push for updated banking laws for marijuana businesses
- January 17, 2018

Banks are now hindered by federal law from providing financial services to marijuana businesses, even in states where those businesses are regulated. The marijuana business group wants lawmakers to include language in an appropriations bill that would prohibit the Justice Department from spending money to thwart marijuana businesses in states where it is legal. (more...)
Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years
- January 17, 2018

Glenford Turner, 61, of Bridgeport , Connecticut, only discovered the source of his discomfort when he went for an MRI at a clinic at the Veteran Affairs' Connecticut Healthcare System on the West Haven Campus, following a dizzy spell. (more...)
Tennessee Titans split with coach Mike Mularkey Tennessee Titans split with coach Mike Mularkey
- January 17, 2018

Mularkey isn't the man to guide them forward. When a National Football League head coach gets axed, they say the same thing. For those old enough to remember former Ohio State coaching legend Woody Hayes's "3-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust" attack, the Titans have been closer to that than anything to do with the no-huddle. (more...)
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed again Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed again
- January 17, 2018

Wong who was the public face of the protests along with other activists was found guilty of contempt of court for blocking clearance of a protest site. "They can lock up our bodies but they can't lock up our minds", he said outside the court. The Umbrella Movement was an unprecedented rebuke to Beijing as tens of thousands of protesters brought parts of the city to a standstill demanding fully free leadership elections to replace a system where the chief executive is selected by a ... (more...)
Patricia expected to be Lions coach Patricia expected to be Lions coach
- January 17, 2018

Sources say that the Lions still need to work out the contract details after the Patriots' season ends. According to the NFL Network, Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has asked his potential assistant coaches to wait for him, as it's believed he'll take the head-coaching job with the Indianapolis Colts . (more...)
PM Modi, Netanyahu begin road show in Ahmedabad PM Modi, Netanyahu begin road show in Ahmedabad
- January 17, 2018

The two leaders will hold a roadshow with an eight-km ride in an open-top vehicle decked with flowers from the airport to the Sabarmati Ashram . At the ashram, the two leaders will also try their hands on the charkha and visit an exhibition. (more...)
Trident could be used AGAINST UK in 'devastating' nuclear missile cyber attack Trident could be used AGAINST UK in 'devastating' nuclear missile cyber attack
- January 17, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump's readiness to threaten the use of America's nuclear arsenal has unnerved diplomats and academics and inflamed tensions with North Korea over the first year of his presidency. Cyber interference could also destroy industrial control systems within delivery platforms, such as submarines, causing them to malfunction, while clandestine attacks could be conducted on targeting information or operational commands, which may not be discovered until the point of launch. (more...)
Israel PM to arrive on Monday on six-day India trip Israel PM to arrive on Monday on six-day India trip
- January 17, 2018

Netanyahu pointed out that apart from meeting with the Russian leader, he would also make a visit to India soon, holding talks with the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi , while he also meant to meet with US President Donald Trump "in Washington in March, if not sooner". (more...)
Wheeling gears up to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Wheeling gears up to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
- January 17, 2018

This year will mark the 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr . Dr. King would have been 89 today. It makes a mockery of the man we remember. Warnock said he thinks America "is already great ... "When I say heart, we've got to appeal to his heart because there's something wrong - it seems to me - when you make comments that way". The New Hope Pathfinders Club Flag Bearers prepare for the presentation of flags of the nations portion of the King service at Ebenezer Baptist Church. (more...)
Fitzgerald, McCain commanders face criminal charges in deadly crashes Fitzgerald, McCain commanders face criminal charges in deadly crashes
- January 17, 2018

Sanchez faces the same three charges in connection with the McCain accident, Hicks said in a statement. "All individuals alleged to have committed misconduct are entitled to a presumption of innocence". Data submitted by the Government Accountability Office in response to questions from Rep. Joe Courtney, a Connecticut Democrat, confirmed CNN's previous reporting that the crews of both the McCain and Fitzgerald failed to fulfill key training qualifications ahead of the incidents that ... (more...)
Want Immigrants Want Immigrants "From Everywhere" To Come To US: President Trump
- January 17, 2018

I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said. The president has denied using that language, and on Sunday said he was "not a racist" in response to the uproar over the remarks, which were widely reported and confirmed to CNN by a source briefed on the meeting. (more...)
Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
- January 17, 2018

With Democrats digging in, House GOP leaders moved quickly to try to unite the party behind a new stopgap funding measure before federal agencies begin to close Friday night. "I want them to come in from everywhere". But the Senate declined to take it up after concerns from Democrats that, among other issues, it did not go almost far enough to help Puerto Rico, where more than a third of the island remains without electricity. (more...)
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort Cited for Poor Maintenance Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort Cited for Poor Maintenance
- January 17, 2018

The resort was also cited for a staircase with an exposed steel bar. The health inspectors also said kitchen staff was neglectful in checking the freshness of the ingredients leading to potentially hazardous food. A week before a visit from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, inspectors cited sushi that was ready for consumption that had "not undergone proper parasite destruction" and food stored in broken coolers that at temperatures high enough to cause spoilage. (more...)
Russell M. Nelson Named President, Prophet Of LDS Church Russell M. Nelson Named President, Prophet Of LDS Church
- January 17, 2018

Nelson was set apart as the 17th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, January 14, 2018", said Christofferson. Speaking about his approach to LGBT issues, Nelson said he understands there are "challenges with the commandments of God, challenges to be worthy". (more...)
Brit Arrested At Airport For Wearing Excessive Clothing Brit Arrested At Airport For Wearing Excessive Clothing
- January 17, 2018

When Hawaii showed up to the airport for a flight home to London, his carry-on bag was overstuffed. The reason he put on all his clothes was to evade a fee for excess luggage. My sister-in-law booked my flight because I was FLAT broke from being homeless in Iceland. Check in went smoothly, but he claims he was refused at the gate due to his behaviour the previous day. (more...)
Snow expected tonight in mountains, before dawn in Upstate Snow expected tonight in mountains, before dawn in Upstate
- January 17, 2018

Cold air and snow will move into our area through the night. The Upstate is under a Winter Weather Advisory from 10 p.m. Tuesday until noon Wednesday . Most of Horry County, including Myrtle Beach and Conway, will likely see some flurries, while Loris and northern parts of the county could see under one inch accumulate, according to the briefing. (more...)
Former CIA Agent Charged For Keeping Classified Info Former CIA Agent Charged For Keeping Classified Info
- January 17, 2018

His arrest comes at a sensitive time in relations between the world's two largest economies, as the Trump administration leans on Beijing to take greater action to curb the nuclear and missile programmes of North Korea. In August 2012, prosecutors say Lee and his family relocated to northern Virginia from Hong Kong. While at the CIA, Lee held several overseas positions and was trained in "methods of covert communications, surveillance detection, recruitment of assets, handling of assets, ... (more...)
Erdogan: NATO Must Take Stance against US Erdogan: NATO Must Take Stance against US
- January 17, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Syrian rebels would support Turkish efforts to clear the "terror nests" of Afrin and Manbij. On Tuesday, Rouhani held a meeting with the Speaker of the People's Council of Syria, Hammouda Youssef Sabbagh, on the sidelines of the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states, hosted by Iran. (more...)

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