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'Pretty hectic': Australians stranded as snow storm hits Tokyo 'Pretty hectic': Australians stranded as snow storm hits Tokyo
- January 23, 2018

Owing to icy roads, train services were curtailed, some highways were closed and scores of flights were cancelled. And for the second day running, dozens of domestic and global flights departing from and arriving at the Japanese capital were scrapped due to the snow, with more than 9,000 people stranded overnight at Narita airport, officials said. (more...)
Neil Diamond Retires From Touring Due to Parkinson's Disease Neil Diamond Retires From Touring Due to Parkinson's Disease
- January 23, 2018

Neil Diamond says he'll focus on songwriting and recording. The singer had been planning a March tour of Australia and New Zealand as a part of his 50th anniversary tour. " My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world . You will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement ", he said. (more...)
Shilpa Shinde Revealed, Shilpa Shinde Revealed, "Vikas Gupta Filed Criminal Case Against Her"
- January 23, 2018

Who knew that the woman who entered the Bigg Boss house with a proud tag of "Queen of Controversy" and joined the rest of the inmates of Bigg Boss 11 as a commoner, will rise to fame this soon. "In one of the tasks in Bigg Boss , I had promised Vikas that I would work with him on a small digital project". Just a two-day assignment that I may have to do with him. (more...)
Winter storm watch issued for Sunday and Monday Winter storm watch issued for Sunday and Monday
- January 23, 2018

Widespread Total snowfall amounts of 8 to 15 inches have been observed, with some localized amounts of 18 inches. A strong storm system is expected to move into the region Sunday with light icing possible before heavy snow mixes with a gusty north wind to create near-blizzard conditions Sunday night into Monday . (more...)
Dems align on plan to fund gov't, end shutdown Dems align on plan to fund gov't, end shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Republican Senators were cautiously optimistic. It took an agreement between moderate senators, such as Republican Lindsay Graham and Democrat Dick Durbin, with Senate leaders to get the continuing resolution passed. US stocks were higher, the dollar was slightly lower and benchmark treasuries yields were off highs of the day. The measure now goes to President Trump Monday night for his signature, enabling the government to reopen for business Tuesday morning. (more...)
Some severe storms possible across parts of the Deep South Some severe storms possible across parts of the Deep South
- January 23, 2018

Right now, a line of heavy rain and gusty wind is pushing through parts of central and south Alabama. The National Weather Service said the strongest storms could have strong wind gusts and hail - and forecasters can't rule out the chance of a weak tornado forming as well. (more...)
Minnesota Nice: Vikings fan starts GoFundMe for Eagles charity Minnesota Nice: Vikings fan starts GoFundMe for Eagles charity
- January 23, 2018

Whatever the offseason has lined up, Carson Wentz will be the team's starting quarterback when the 2018 season kicks off, and Nick Foles will be ready to step in once again if called upon. The Eagles did have some unique wrinkles from other opponents, but Newman didn't see anything he didn't expect. "We knew that going in", McKinnon said. (more...)
Donald Trump says he is not racist Donald Trump says he is not racist
- January 23, 2018

I'm the least racist person you will ever interview. "I got a proposal", Graham told McClatchy Wednesday. "While this is the first #MLKDay with an unrepentant & unreconstructed racist in the White House, we are neither intimidated by insult nor tweet - we are prayerful not fearful", he said. (more...)
Puerto Rico to privatize its power system Puerto Rico to privatize its power system
- January 23, 2018

Rossello said the electrical grid is not designed for Puerto Rico's current needs, noting that the greatest demand exists in the northern part of the island while the main generation plants are in the south. Many also wonder who, if anyone, would be willing to buy a power company that has a $9 billion debt load, filed for bankruptcy past year and faces longstanding accusations of mismanagement and corruption. (more...)
What Roy Williams said after North Carolina's lifeless loss to Virginia Tech What Roy Williams said after North Carolina's lifeless loss to Virginia Tech
- January 23, 2018

Joel Berry and Luke Maye scored 23 points each for the Tar Heels (16-5, 5-3). This is the Hokies' first win over ranked competition since reeling off an upset of Duke last season. "I feel like I'm spending too much time coaching energy level". They never got closer than eight points in the final minutes of the contest. Tech beat UNC by double digits since 1949. (more...)
White House defends ad calling Dems 'complicit' in killings White House defends ad calling Dems 'complicit' in killings
- January 23, 2018

The Senate measure now goes to the House, where it needs only a simple majority. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will wake up on Monday with the USA government still shut down and the Senate expected to try again to restore federal funding, if only temporarily, and work on resolving a dispute over immigration. (more...)
Google and Facebook unveil big investments in France Google and Facebook unveil big investments in France
- January 23, 2018

While Mr Macron has been given much of the credit for boosting France's standing on the worldwide stage, foreign investment had already begun to pick up before his May 2017 election. A special trade deal between the United Kingdom and European Union would fall somewhere between the single market and a trade agreement, he said, adding the United Kingdom could have "deeper relations" with the European Union than other countries, but ruled out full access to the single market because, "you ... (more...)
Sister's tribute to Mylee Billingham who was 'killed by her father' Sister's tribute to Mylee Billingham who was 'killed by her father'
- January 23, 2018

Andy Nicholls, the eight-year-old's head teacher, said the whole school is in "shock" after the news of her death. Mark Billingham (centre) on SAS: Who Dares Wins . Mylee was taken to hospital but could not be saved. It has been reported that Billingham had recently been made redundant from his position in a factory before the incident occurred. (more...)
Despite US shoutdown, Davos expects Trump's addressal at World Economic Forum Despite US shoutdown, Davos expects Trump's addressal at World Economic Forum
- January 23, 2018

In fact, past year it was bouncing back and forward. Tamara Funiciello told The Associated Press on Monday: "I find it scandalous!" Nasr, referring to former president Barack Obama's decision to decline attending the event (Nasr served in the Obama administration as senior adviser to U.S. (more...)
Widespread Solidarity With The USA During VP Pence's Visit To Israel Widespread Solidarity With The USA During VP Pence's Visit To Israel
- January 23, 2018

This comes on the same day that Abbas reiterated his commitment to fighting racism, violence, and extremism, on a local, regional and global level despite any obstacles that might get in the way of a political solution, during a keynote speech to the European Union's 28 foreign ministers in Brussels , according to the Palestinian Authority's official WAFA news agency . (more...)
IPL 2018: Tournament dates announced, change in match timings IPL 2018: Tournament dates announced, change in match timings
- January 23, 2018

The teams, who retained three players, had to shell out Rs. 33 crores - Rs. 15 crore for player 1, Rs. 11 crore for player 2 and Rs. 7 crore for player 3. "There will be an overlap but the broadcaster says it has enough channels to show the games simultaneously", Shukla added. The BCCI is hoping to draw more fans inside the stadium, as well as in front of TV and internet, with 5.30 pm start. (more...)
Volcano erupts at Japanese ski resort, one missing in avalanche Volcano erupts at Japanese ski resort, one missing in avalanche
- January 23, 2018

Nearly simultaneously, an avalanche struck a nearby ski resort. Japan's Meteorological Agency urged nearby residents to stay away from Mt. Kusatsu Shirane after it detected what it said was "slight volcanic activity". The agency also said people should be careful of volcanic rocks in the area within two kilometers from the crater. It was unclear whether the avalanche was caused by the volcanic activity, but they occurred almost simultaneously. (more...)
Bill to End Government Shutdown Passed A Key Procedural Vote In Senate Bill to End Government Shutdown Passed A Key Procedural Vote In Senate
- January 23, 2018

While five Democrats ended up voting for the measure, five Republicans voted against it. Democratic support for the measure would be partially contingent on a future vote on a bill to address the pending expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , according to individuals with knowledge of the discussion. (more...)
Man Accused Of Attacking Sen. Paul Facing Additional Charges Man Accused Of Attacking Sen. Paul Facing Additional Charges
- January 23, 2018

Raw audio: Kentucky senator calls the police after being attacked by his neighbor. Since his recovery, Paul has said the focus should not be on the the motive of this specific incident, but instead on deterring future politically motivated attacks. (more...)
Years After Roe v. Wade, the War on Women Rages On Years After Roe v. Wade, the War on Women Rages On
- January 23, 2018

It indeed was. Although McCorvey, who died just past year, later renounced her stance on abortion, became a born-again Christian , and devoted her life to " undoing the law that bears [her] name ", the ruling has triumphed for decades and considerably improved reproductive safety, not to mention the freedom it has granted women to go to school, pursue careers, and find financial security. (more...)

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