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Nancy Pelosi to Be Visitor Decide on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' Nancy Pelosi to Be Visitor Decide on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'
- January 22, 2018

Yes, the esteemed politician will appear on an upcoming episode of the series, which premieres January 25 on Logo. The California congresswoman confirmed the news on her Twitter . The other guest judges set to appear on the show include the likes of Vanessa Hudgens, Adam Lambert, Shay Mitchell, Emma Bunton, Marc Jacobs, Tituss Burgess, Chris Colfer, Constance Zimmer, Nicole Byer, Garcelle Beauvais Vanessa Williams, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and Todrick Hall. (more...)
Malia Obama Spotted With British Harvard Boyfriend Malia Obama Spotted With British Harvard Boyfriend
- January 22, 2018

The daughter of former US President Barack Obama is dating a fellow Harvard student. He's a sophomore, placing him a year ahead of Malia in school, but as the same age as her, as she took a gap year before enrollment. Spotted together at Harvard in 2017, and now again strolling in New York City, the pair might just be our new favourite power couple, puffer jackets and all. (more...)
I-91 North Closed in Enfield After Serious Crash in Mass. I-91 North Closed in Enfield After Serious Crash in Mass.
- January 22, 2018

Francis Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to state police. The crash was reported at 7:37 am in Longmeadow, Mass . I-91 north is closed from exit 49 in Enfield into MA. #MAtraffic update; In short, avoid I-91 in #Longmeadow . Massachusetts State Police said a Peterbuilt tractor-trailer slammed into the back of another tractor-trailer that had slowed because of traffic from a line painting project. (more...)
Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down Republican gerrymander, orders new maps for 2018 Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down Republican gerrymander, orders new maps for 2018
- January 22, 2018

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the current Congressional redistricting map is unconstitutional and must be redrawn before the state primary election in May. If the General Assembly does not draw new boundaries by the deadline, the court will adopt its own plan to make sure the primary election takes place as scheduled. (more...)
Facebook admits social media is bad for democracy, sometimes Facebook admits social media is bad for democracy, sometimes
- January 22, 2018

Bill would punish credit agencies for breaches MORE initially dismissed the idea that Facebook played a significant role in the election, the company began to work to try to stamp out misinformation on its platform by introducing a short-lived feature that allowed users to tag potential hoax stories as "disputed". (more...)
'Three Billboards' sweeps female-led SAG Awards 'Three Billboards' sweeps female-led SAG Awards
- January 22, 2018

It was nearly an exact repeat of the major Golden Globe Award wins with Gary Oldman also winning best actor for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in " Darkest Hour " and Allison Janney taking supporting actress for playing Tonya Harding's mother in " I, Tonya ". (more...)
Iran to dominate many Tillerson conversations in Europe next week Iran to dominate many Tillerson conversations in Europe next week
- January 22, 2018

However, according to the State Department and the U.S. Embassy, the administration of President George W. Bush - not Obama - made a decision to build a new embassy in 2006 and chose the new location in 2008. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his USA counterpart Rex Tillerson at Mr Johnson's grace and favour home in central London on January 22, 2018 in London. (more...)
TSA issues stricter screening for cargo from five MidEast countries TSA issues stricter screening for cargo from five MidEast countries
- January 22, 2018

The increased security protocols will primarily affect six carriers that depart with USA -bound air cargo: EgyptAir, Royal Jordanian, Qatar, Saudi, Emirates and Etihad. They are not barred from delivering cargo, but are now required to provide "total asset visibility" when doing so. An official told the network that the extra screening comes as a result of terrorist threats toward the U.S. (more...)
Lady Bears return home to face Kansas State Lady Bears return home to face Kansas State
- January 22, 2018

After entering the week ranked No. 4 in the nation, Oklahoma suffered a 87-69 blowout loss to Kansas State on Tuesday, and on Saturday, the Sooners fell to Oklahoma State in overtime, 83-81, despite Trae Young's career-high 48 points. (more...)
'Airline poo' falls on India village causing confusion 'Airline poo' falls on India village causing confusion
- January 22, 2018

The object's yellowish-brown colour and transparent surface led villagers to mistake it for a space rock. These are normally disposed of once the plane has landed. The ruling came almost a year after a woman in central Madhya Pradesh was hit by a football-sized chunk of ice that crashed through the roof of her house. (more...)
Twitter says Russian meddling ahead of 2016 election more widespread than estimated Twitter says Russian meddling ahead of 2016 election more widespread than estimated
- January 22, 2018

Twitter announced on Friday that it will be sending notices to almost 678,000 of its users who either followed, retweeted, or liked content from an alleged Russian propaganda service in the weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
German Social Dems vote to enter coalition talks German Social Dems vote to enter coalition talks
- January 22, 2018

At a special party congress in the western city of Bonn, 372 (56%) out of 642 party delegates voted to approve a preliminary coalition deal with the CDU. The center-left party has governed with Merkel's Union bloc since 2013, but party leader Martin Schulz initially vowed not to renew the so-called "grand coalition" after his Social Democrats took a beating in September's election. (more...)
School shooting reported in North Texas School shooting reported in North Texas
- January 22, 2018

Her condition isn't clear. KTVT reports a 15-year-old female student was shot and wounded. Found only 15 miles south of Waxahachie, Italy charges itself as "the greatest little town in Texas". A message left with the school district was not immediately returned. The shooting took place at Italy High School , according to the Ellis County Sheriff's Office. (more...)
Catholic church-organised protest against DR Congo president turns bloody Catholic church-organised protest against DR Congo president turns bloody
- January 22, 2018

Kabila's refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in December 2016 has triggered a series of street protests in which scores have been killed in Kinshasa. Critics accuse Kabila of postponing elections to maintain his grip on power, while worldwide observers have warned that Congo's political tensions could further destabilize the impoverished country and the region at large. (more...)
Mulvaney: Trump is 'completely ' in fixing DACA Mulvaney: Trump is 'completely ' in fixing DACA
- January 22, 2018

According to the budget director, "the Obama administration weaponized the shutdown in 2013" for political purposes - but President Donald Trump's administration wouldn't do the same. "We can not open the government without" Democrats' support in the Senate. The pay period on Friday for federal workers is one goal post, he said Saturday, adding that government staff were notified over the weekend whether they would be working during the shutdown. (more...)
Sobeys Partners With Ocado To Bring Online Grocery Store To Canada Sobeys Partners With Ocado To Bring Online Grocery Store To Canada
- January 22, 2018

As payment for Ocado's investment, including maintenance and access to technology, Sobeys will pay upfront fees upon signing and during the development phase, then ongoing fees linked to installed capacity within the customer fulfilment centre and service criteria. (more...)
Liberia's historic presidential inauguration:George Weah to be officially sworn in Liberia's historic presidential inauguration:George Weah to be officially sworn in
- January 22, 2018

President Zuma has remarked that the peaceful and democratic manner under which the elections in Liberia were conducted signified yet another positive step towards deepening democracy on the African continent. Some football stars including Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o and Nigeria's Sunday Oliseh and Taribo West were present at the historic ceremony as George Weah becomes the first football star to rise to the level of president of a country. (more...)
Bangladesh says Rohingya return to Myanmar is delayed Bangladesh says Rohingya return to Myanmar is delayed
- January 22, 2018

There was no immediate confirmation from Myanmar. Myanmar, meanwhile, said they were ready to receive the Rohingyas. Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed earlier this month to complete the voluntary repatriation of the refugees within two years, starting on Tuesday. (more...)
IPL auction 2018: Gambhir, Ashwin part of marquee set IPL auction 2018: Gambhir, Ashwin part of marquee set
- January 22, 2018

Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Yuzvendra Chahal and Karn Sharma have also set their base price at INR 2 crore and will hope to attract high bids as the eight franchises look to build their teams for the upcoming seasons. (more...)
Britain No Match For Russia's Military, UK Army Chief Says Britain No Match For Russia's Military, UK Army Chief Says
- January 22, 2018

Branches of the military were subject to cuts in the aftermath of the financial crash and unconfirmed plans to shed another 12,000 soldiers from the British Army have reportedly concerned both Williamson and Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood. (more...)

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