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Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County reopened on Sunday Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County reopened on Sunday
- January 22, 2018

Traffic began moving again on US 101 in Santa Barbara County shortly after noon, according to Jim Shivers, spokesman for the California Department of Transportation. A 17-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl remain missing. They also cleaned and swept the highway. Meanwhile, many local and state beaches remain closed because of high bacterial counts related to the early January storm and dumping of sediment from the freeway. (more...)
Carnival Cruise Ship Death: Woman Falls Off Cabin's Balcony During Bahamas Trip Carnival Cruise Ship Death: Woman Falls Off Cabin's Balcony During Bahamas Trip
- January 22, 2018

The woman tragically plunged 'several decks below, ' Carnival Cruise Line spokesman Vance Gulliksen said. The passenger who texted her mother said the ship was held in Freeport while authorities investigated the incident. This is not the first death-by-falling incident onboard a Carnival cruise. In October, eight-year-old Zion Smith fell from a deck aboard a Carnival ship docked in Miami and died. (more...)
Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress remembered at funeral Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress remembered at funeral
- January 22, 2018

Serial driving offender Craig Anthony Whitall, 50, also died in the crash. During today's service, the family again thanked all those who assisted at the scene of the crash along with medical staff who cared for Jessica in hospital. In lieu of flowers, they asked for donations to be made to Australian Cancer Research. Jessica has been remembered as a "gorgeous soul" and talented actor who was a pleasure to work with. (more...)
Three killed, 18 injured in bomb attack on Thai market Three killed, 18 injured in bomb attack on Thai market
- January 22, 2018

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack . Police said the attacker parked a motorcycle rigged with explosives near the market and bought goods there to blend in with the crowd. Resistance to Buddhist rule from Bangkok has existed for decades in the predominantly Muslim southern provinces, waning briefly in the 1990s before resurfacing violently in 2004. (more...)
Pawan Kalyan to Announce Political Voyage From Telangana Temple Today Pawan Kalyan to Announce Political Voyage From Telangana Temple Today
- January 22, 2018

The objective of Pawan Kalyan's tour, as he announced, is to take up the issues of people. Pawan Kalyan fans and netizens are sharing the memorable moment and apprenticing Anna Lezhneva for her complete Telugu traditional attire and her non-conditional support to husband Pawan Kalyan .On Sunday morning, Pawan Kalyan attended the Sunday mass at St Mary's Basilica in Secunderabad, along with his Russian wife Anna Lezhneva . (more...)
Trump is behind Putin and Xi in the global popularity contest
- January 22, 2018

The Atlantic partly credited the lowest unemployment rate for Black Americans since 1972 for the increased approval rating, however, according to The New York Times , "The 6.8 percent unemployment rate for black Americans in December is indeed the lowest since 1972, according to the latest monthly data that is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics". (more...)
SC to examine Justice Loya's death records SC to examine Justice Loya's death records
- January 22, 2018

Maharashtra government told Supreme Court that a careful and prudent investigation was conducted after the media reports and four judicial officers assured there was no foul play involved in Justice Loya's death. The CJI-led bench started hearing the pleas following the recusal last week by another SC bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra. Earlier, in a first in country's history, four seniormost judges of the apex court - Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph - ... (more...)
Women's Marches Across the World, in Photos and Voices of Protest Women's Marches Across the World, in Photos and Voices of Protest
- January 22, 2018

If you want to stay informed about a Women's March 2019 event, keep an eye on the following sources: The Women's March website , the Power to the Polls website , the Women's March Facebook page , and the Women's March Twitter page . A group of women wearing red cloaks and white hats like the characters in the book and TV show "The Handmaid's Tale" marched in formation, their heads bowed. (more...)
India's membership of Australia Group reaffirms our non-proliferation credentials: PM Modi
- January 22, 2018

The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) admitted India in June 2016 and the Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) in December 2017. Welcoming India, the other 42 members said it was a recognition of the Indian government's "commitment to bring India's export control system into alignment with the Australia Group and India's determination to contribute to the global effort to prevent the proliferation of CBW in the security interests of all members of the worldwide community". (more...)
3 men shot in Manhattan near Empire State Building 3 men shot in Manhattan near Empire State Building
- January 22, 2018

He told AM New York : "When I heard the sounds I ran to the front". Raj said the man appeared to be bleeding near his hip. A man leaving a liquor store with a bottle of wine was also shot. The gunman opened fire, hitting the man he was arguing with and two other men who police believe were bystanders, one of them possibly a tourist. Donald says they are all in stable condition. (more...)
Lockdown Lifted at New Brunswick High School Lockdown Lifted at New Brunswick High School
- January 22, 2018

Police determined there was no weapon in the school or on the grounds. Police are stressing the altercation was an isolated incident, and there is no threat to any students, faculty or staff. DeKalb School District Superintendent Jamie Craven says officials are confident the situation has been resolved and he says there is no longer cause for concern. (more...)
Spain wants exiled ex-Catalan leader arrested if he travels to Denmark Spain wants exiled ex-Catalan leader arrested if he travels to Denmark
- January 22, 2018

The region's ex-president, Carles Puigdemont, is scheduled to attend a debate Monday at the University of Copenhagen titled " Catalonia and Europe at a Crossroads for Democracy". Puigdemont and the rest of his ousted government have been charged with rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds. Puigdemont is searching for ways for parliament to appoint him as the new Catalan president remotely from Brussels and has suggested he could rule via video link. (more...)
Israeli filmmaker making documentary on Mumbai Jews Israeli filmmaker making documentary on Mumbai Jews
- January 22, 2018

In his film, Rosenfeld features Moshe's escape from Nariman House as a two-year-old, when his nanny rescued him even as the building was under siege. Then "Baby Moshe " became a face of the innocent victims of ruthless terrorism. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met top Indian CEOs at a business seminar in Mumbai . (more...)
NZ to bowl in first T20 against Pakistan NZ to bowl in first T20 against Pakistan
- January 22, 2018

Guptil scored 2 and Philips was only at 3 when bowled out. But Munro and Tom Bruce overcame the early setback and smashed the ball around the park to put New Zealand on track to chase the target. Fakhar´s opening partner Umar Amin faced seven balls before he was captured by Seth Rance without scoring. However, the Kiwis, who are placed at the top of the T20 rankings, go into this three-match series as the overwhelming series. (more...)
Improvised explosive device detonated near JC Penney at Lake Wales mall Improvised explosive device detonated near JC Penney at Lake Wales mall
- January 22, 2018

Lake Wales Police has opened a criminal investigation with the help of the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the State Fire Marshal and the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad. The fire department raced to the scene and found the smoke coming from a service corridor, CBS affiliate WTSP-TV, Tampa Bay-Sarasota reported. A third item, a backpack, was discovered near a movie theatre - it's contents have not been confirmed. (more...)
Manila hands off latest China-US sea spat Manila hands off latest China-US sea spat
- January 22, 2018

The Philippines, which has been warming up to China since President Duterte assumed office, is keeping its hands off the issue. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Sunday said the government's primary concern in the Panatag Shoal is for the fishermen to pursue their livelihood. (more...)
Duterte off to India on January 24 for ASEAN commemorative summit Duterte off to India on January 24 for ASEAN commemorative summit
- January 22, 2018

The first is the retreat where leaders will discuss maritime cooperation. "When I mentioned about the cheaper medicine, I was also talking about it in the context of ASEAN, I mean, in terms of cooperation", she said. It also ranked as the seventh largest source of foreign direct investments with inflows from India to ASEAN recorded at almost US$1.5 billion. Duterte will join the other ASEAN leaders who will also grace the summit themed as "Shared Values, Common Destiny" on January 25 to ... (more...)
Around 200 Russians to compete in Pyeongchang Around 200 Russians to compete in Pyeongchang
- January 22, 2018

The Russian's claims, which included allegations that he helped athletes to cheat by developing a cocktail of banned drugs known as "The Duchess", or that agents from Russia's security service, the FSB, helped to switch clean urine samples for drug-tainted samples, were corroborated by Professor Richard McLaren in 2016. (more...)
Arizona group again helping immigrants renew DACA status Arizona group again helping immigrants renew DACA status
- January 22, 2018

But a Supreme Court ruling could easily take months, and the Justice Department - in an unusual move - said it does not plan to ask the court to put the judge's ruling on hold. "I don't know where that guy went". Earlier this week he tweeted opposition to the four-week plan, forcing the White House to later affirm his support. (more...)
Paul Ryan says Trump supports stopgap funding bill Paul Ryan says Trump supports stopgap funding bill
- January 22, 2018

The House voted by a near party-line 230-197 vote to approve the legislation, which would keep agency doors open and hundreds of thousands of federal employees at work through February 16. "Anything that gets stopped in the Senate, there is more of an argument that it's the Democrats stopping it than if we stop it in the House where it's more of an argument that the Republicans did it", he said. (more...)

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