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North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics
- January 19, 2018

The name displayed during the marches was "Korea", although the North and South competed separately for medals. After South and North Korea agreed to make a joint entrance at next month's Olympics, the culture and sports ministry also said it will push for similar entrances at other global sporting events, such as the Jakarta Asian Games in August. (more...)
White supremacist Richard Spencer to speak at Michigan State University White supremacist Richard Spencer to speak at Michigan State University
- January 19, 2018

White supremacist Richard Spencer has been granted two hours of speaking time on Michigan State University's campus. A university spokesman confirmed Thursday that organizer Cameron Padgett has asked to rent space at Kent State's Student Multicultural Center on May 4. (more...)
Congress Confident of Victory in Tripura, Nagaland & Meghalaya Congress Confident of Victory in Tripura, Nagaland & Meghalaya
- January 19, 2018

Asked to comment on the announcement of the assembly poll despite the demand by tribal organisations and the civil society in the state for a solution to the vexed Naga political issue first, he said we support early settlement of the Naga issue which is honourable and acceptable to all sections of the people. (more...)
AAP MLA's office of profit case AAP MLA's office of profit case
- January 19, 2018

Often lawmakers who fail to get ministerial portfolios in a government are accommodated as parliamentary secretaries. Last year, the Election Commission had rejected a petition by the MLAs to drop the office of profit case. The controversy over the "office of profit" started soon after the party's victory in the 2015 Assembly elections in Delhi. Parliamentary secretaries are usually appointed by a government to provide assistance to ministers, and the office comes with perks apart from ... (more...)
Tow truck driver almost meets his maker Tow truck driver almost meets his maker
- January 19, 2018

The trooper can be heard yelling as she watches the auto heading straight for the tow truck. Drivers are always reminded to slowdown in bad weather. The driver who crashed into the tow truck was cited. Another vehicle never made it. Icy conditions on the road may have contributed to the accident, while police said the driver involved did not move over for emergency vehicles. (more...)
Flagstaff to get 1-3 inches of snow Friday night, Saturday morning Flagstaff to get 1-3 inches of snow Friday night, Saturday morning
- January 19, 2018

The advisory means snow is expected. Between 1 and 3 inches of snow is expected in the Hampton Roads area Wednesday , according to the National Weather Service . Snow could stay on the ground until Thursday . It has been expanded to the coastal areas as well. A slight chance of snow is in the forecast after 1 p.m. (more...)
US calls for Hafiz Saeed's prosecution US calls for Hafiz Saeed's prosecution
- January 19, 2018

Meanwhile, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai yesterday called out on Pakistan Prime Minister's bluff that there is no case against 2008 Mumbai mastermind Hafiz Saeed . She added, "Many of you may recall we talked about this a couple of weeks ago, about who this individual is". The United States has labeled JuD as the "terrorist front" for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, a group Hafiz Saeed founded in 1987. (more...)
Bitcoin falls under $10000 in continued Cryptocurrency descent Bitcoin falls under $10000 in continued Cryptocurrency descent
- January 19, 2018

The proximate cause for the crash was news that certain countries will begin to tighten regulation around cryptocurrencies. China is said to have intensified its curbs on trading of the digital coins, extending restrictions to over-the-counter and peer-to-peer platforms after banning exchanges previous year. (more...)
The brain test that Trump passed was created by a Lebanese immigrant The brain test that Trump passed was created by a Lebanese immigrant
- January 19, 2018

He was responding to a claim by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin that he used "vile and racist" language during a meeting on immigration reform, BBC reported on Monday. "Our president has shown exactly who he is by what he's saying and, you know, people are not ignorant". "I feel very confident that he has a very strong and a very probably possibility of making it completely through his presidency with no medical issues", said Dr Jackson. (more...)
Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion
- January 19, 2018

Rand Paul was one of 11 candidates who were up against Trump during the 2016 Republican presidential primary. During that meeting, Durbin said he and U.S. Durbin backed up those claims on Friday, and said the president used that phrase multiple times, calling the president's words "hate-filled, vile, and racist". (more...)
Steve Bannon subpoenaed by Mueller
- January 19, 2018

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the matter. The special counsel's office has used subpoenas before to seek information on Mr. Prosecutors generally prefer to interview witnesses before a grand jury when they believe they have information that the witnesses do not know, or when they think they might catch the witnesses in a lie. (more...)
Trump accuses Putin of helping N. Korea evade international sanctions Trump accuses Putin of helping N. Korea evade international sanctions
- January 19, 2018

Meanwhile, US Senator Tammy Duckworth, on his return from South Korea and Japan, said on Wednesday that it was clear that the Russian Federation and China continue to aid North Korea despite additional sanctions. "We can not abide lapses or sanctions evasions". Since 2006 the UN Security Council has adopted 10 resolutions, four of them a year ago alone, to ratchet up the pressure. (more...)
Years After 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg Returns To Chabad House In Mumbai Years After 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg Returns To Chabad House In Mumbai
- January 19, 2018

Moshe , who was a toddler when Pakistan-based terrorists killed his parents at Nariman House, appeared visibly moved as he spent nearly two hours going around the five-storeyed building in south Mumbai . To see how Chabad activities the world over have grown since the 2008 Mumbai attacks, see here. Mr Netanyahu was welcomed by the Chabad House incharge Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky along with a few prominent members of the Jewish community. (more...)
African Union demands apology from Trump over 'shithole' remarks African Union demands apology from Trump over 'shithole' remarks
- January 19, 2018

African UN envoys issued a statement saying their group is "extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks attributed to the President of the United States of America". The "President has the right to make whatever remarks he wants and we respect the President", Goldstein said, but he noted that diplomats had been instructed to "reaffirm that the USA remains committed to its relationships with these countries and cares deeply about their people". (more...)
Tough Immigration Reform Key to Trump Signing Bill to Keep Govt Open Tough Immigration Reform Key to Trump Signing Bill to Keep Govt Open
- January 19, 2018

Conservatives were also threatening to balk. House passage came only after conservatives secured a promise from House Speaker Paul Ryan that he would soon advance some type of legislation to bolster USA military readiness, said Republican Representative Mark Meadows. (more...)
Sarah Sanders Blasts Jeff Flake: He is 'Looking for Some Attention' Sarah Sanders Blasts Jeff Flake: He is 'Looking for Some Attention'
- January 19, 2018

President, it is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words infamously spoken by Joseph Stalin to describe his enemies". "Despotism is the enemy of the people. The free press is the despot's enemy, which makes the free press the guardian of democracy", Flake said. Though it's hard to put anything past the 45th president, who seems to regard constitutional safeguards as an inconvenience, his aim in attacking the free press is probably to intimidate. (more...)
Ratings Analysis of: Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)
- January 19, 2018

The hedge fund held 52,277 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $588,000, down from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock of Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE ) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 8. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, August 11. (more...)
I can play against anyone, says 15-year-old Kostyuk I can play against anyone, says 15-year-old Kostyuk
- January 19, 2018

Qualifier Denisa Allertova became the first player into the last 16 at the Australian Open after romping through against Magda Linette 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday. "I learn that you can play against everyone", Kostyuk added of facing the world number four. "I felt bad. I didn't know what was happening at the start of the second set", she said after going 3-0 down before regathering herself to win the match. (more...)
Government shutdown looms as 'Dreamer' deal stalls Government shutdown looms as 'Dreamer' deal stalls
- January 19, 2018

He said he planned to discuss their concerns with Republican leaders. Last week, Durbin said that Trump said "hate-filled" things at the meeting, questioning the need for immigrants from "s--hole" African countries. If enough Senate Democrats take this stance, it could prevent a funding bill from passing the upper chamber. Many budget issues that should have been agreed upon before the end of past year were pushed into 2018 via a series of continuing resolutions, which used stopgap ... (more...)
GOP Lacking Votes To Keep Government Open GOP Lacking Votes To Keep Government Open
- January 19, 2018

But in a moment of bluntness, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed the lack of clarity from the White House. There are defense hawks who are very wary of voting for it without a deal in place to raise the cap on defense spending. (more...)

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