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Scott Moe new Sask premier Scott Moe new Sask premier
- January 28, 2018

There are five candidates running for Premier Brad Wall's job - Tina Beaudry-Mellor, Ken Cheveldayoff, Alanna Koch, Scott Moe and Gord Wyant. The current premier also defended Saskatchewan's carbon plan, encouraging the party to continue to stand up against the federal government's carbon tax. (more...)
Gun Runner caps brilliant career in Pegasus Gun Runner caps brilliant career in Pegasus
- January 28, 2018

Given the world-beating $16-million Pegasus 2018 purse at stake in the feature at Gulfstream today, we'll also see the unlikely pairing of Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens in the irons aboard the aptly-named Giant Expectations, a 30-1 shot breaking from the twelve hole. (more...)
46 tons of Mardi Gras beads found in clogged catch basins 46 tons of Mardi Gras beads found in clogged catch basins
- January 28, 2018

Charles Avenue parade route. The yet-to-be-named brew "will take on true Mardi Gras flavors in the spirit of the season", said Perfect Plain cofounder and CEO D.C. File - Mardi Gras beads are tossed at partygoers. An Aug. 5 storm caused residents to question city's drainage methods after 6 inches of rain led to street flooding that filled up underpasses, Reuters reported. (more...)
Pawar calls Opp meet for 'save Constitution' anti-BJP unity bid Pawar calls Opp meet for 'save Constitution' anti-BJP unity bid
- January 28, 2018

The rally will start from B R Ambedkar statue at Fort and culminate at the Gateway of India. The leaders of all "like-minded parties" will meet in New Delhi on January 29 to "deliberate on the way ahead against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the Centre, Pawar told News18 later". (more...)
Officer shoots man who tried to run him over Officer shoots man who tried to run him over
- January 28, 2018

When Kaethow arrived and approached the vehicle, police said the driver, later identified as Miller, tried to run over the officer. He was taken to Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, where he was treated for at least one gunshot wound. (more...)
Indian police stop Hindu, Muslim rioting that killed 1 Indian police stop Hindu, Muslim rioting that killed 1
- January 28, 2018

While trouble torn Kasganj was limping back to normalcy, fresh incidents of arson flared up the situation as an incensed mob, returning from cremation of the clash victim Chandan Gupta, set five private buses and three shops on fire besides vandalising a mosque on Saturday. (more...)
Leo Varadkar to back liberalizing Irish abortion laws Leo Varadkar to back liberalizing Irish abortion laws
- January 28, 2018

A referendum to change the 8th amendment is set to take place this year. In the first major national poll, a majority of Irish voters would support a proposal to allow abortion up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy in a referendum due in the coming months. (more...)
Trump calls for Republicans to trigger 'nuclear option' if stalemate continues Trump calls for Republicans to trigger 'nuclear option' if stalemate continues
- January 28, 2018

The measure brought to Congress would have extended federal funding until February 16 and reauthorized for six years a health insurance program for poor children - a long-time Democratic objective. 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...)
'Padmaavat' Protests in India as Controversial Film Is Released 'Padmaavat' Protests in India as Controversial Film Is Released
- January 28, 2018

In a move aimed at dispelling the perception that it is actually supporting Karni Sena , the BJP dispensation rapidly moved to detain Suraj Pal Amu , a former party leader who is now Karni Sena's general secretary in the state, on Thursday for calling a TV anchor "baby" repeatedly. (more...)
Israel criticises Poland over proposed Holocaust law Israel criticises Poland over proposed Holocaust law
- January 28, 2018

As a diplomatic row brewed on the day the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Poland's charge d'affaires to Israel has been summoned to the foreign ministry on Sunday, the ministry said. The missive came after a fiery exchange between Israeli centrist party leader Yair Lapid and Poland's embassy in Israel on social networking site Twitter. (more...)
Melania skips Davos and heads to Florida Melania skips Davos and heads to Florida
- January 28, 2018

The first lady later tweeted that the visit was "a powerful & moving tour that honors the millions of innocent lives lost, and educates us on the tragedies and effects of the holocaust". So when Trump decided she wouldn't be going to Davos after all, despite an earlier announcement that she would , all sorts of conclusions were jumped to in Washington. (more...)
Spain's top court rejects arrest warrant for Catalonia leader Puigdemont Spain's top court rejects arrest warrant for Catalonia leader Puigdemont
- January 28, 2018

Puigdemont, who is in Denmark to give a speech, potentially faces decades of jail in Spain for leading Catalonia's independence drive. "Mr Torrent must have known that Mr Puigdemont could not enter Spain without being detained". The Catalan parliament must hold its first round of voting a new regional leader no later than January 31. Members of the 135-seat Catalan parliament are elected using proportional representation. (more...)
Sen. Susan Collins shows off her 'talking stick' on CNN Sen. Susan Collins shows off her 'talking stick' on CNN
- January 28, 2018

Whoever was holding the stick was the only senator allowed to talk - to prevent cross-talking. To resolve the federal government shutdown , Congress resorted to an ancient tool: a stick. The senator who originally described the incident told CNN the entire incident was in good spirits. Following the incident, the group switched to a rubber ball. (more...)
Three teens dead after being hit by auto near bus stop Three teens dead after being hit by auto near bus stop
- January 28, 2018

They have not been formally identified but their next of kin have been informed. A man, 28, who was in the Audi involved in the crash, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by risky driving. He said the Asian man seemed heavily intoxicated, adding: "We saw two white boys and they were attacking an Asian man". Other images show a wall and fence on a bend near the bus stop knocked down. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: accusations against adviser were 'taken seriously' Hillary Clinton: accusations against adviser were 'taken seriously'
- January 28, 2018

According to the report, Strider, who worked closely with Clinton on her 2008 White House run, was accused of "repeatedly sexually harassing a young subordinate". "I was dismayed when it occurred, but was heartened the young woman came forward, was heard and had her concerns taken seriously and addressed". Clinton responded to the story via Twitter on Friday: "A story appeared today about something that happened in 2008", she wrote in a series of two tweets. (more...)
Trump mentions Jews in Holocaust Remembrance Day message Trump mentions Jews in Holocaust Remembrance Day message
- January 28, 2018

A man lights a candle at the Victims' Memorial Wall bearing names of victims during a commemoration marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Jan. Am man with a Jewish yarmulke walks in front of the camp entrance after a wreath-laying ceremony on occasion of the worldwide Holocaust remembrance day in the forme Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald near Weimar, Germany , Friday, Jan. (more...)
Rivers keep swelling in France, disrupting services Rivers keep swelling in France, disrupting services
- January 27, 2018

Elsewhere in France, including Paris, transport lines and school bus services have been shut down and river banks across swathes of the country are no go zones. Meteo France revealed that exceptionally high levels of rain this winter were to blame for the floods, with rainfall in Paris twice as high as normal. (more...)
Republic Day 2018: 'Seema Bhawani' - BSF all-woman bikers team creates history Republic Day 2018: 'Seema Bhawani' - BSF all-woman bikers team creates history
- January 27, 2018

The leaders of the ASEAN nations were received by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The team's stunning performance compelled the large audiences to hold their breath for a second. The women squad has been named Seema Bhavani or the border braves, an official of the paramilitary force said. BSF's camel contingent: Apart from that, a camel contingent of the BSF and columns of the 61st cavalry with 51 horses got huge applaud from the spectators of the Republic Day Parade. (more...)
Steve Wynn Resigns as GOP Finance Chair Amid Harassment Claims Steve Wynn Resigns as GOP Finance Chair Amid Harassment Claims
- January 27, 2018

A detailed report in the Journal portrayed Wynn as a man who frequently demanded naked massages from female employees, sometimes pressuring them for sex. The Wall Street Journal broke news of the accusations on Friday. Wynn is building a roughly $2.5 billion resort in the Boston suburb of Everett. In its reporting, The Wall Street Journal stated that none of the alleged victims reached out to the publication. (more...)
Former Kerala minister AK Saseendran acquitted Former Kerala minister AK Saseendran acquitted
- January 28, 2018

With the chief judicial magistrate's court in Thiruvananthapuram acquitting him, the way has been cleared for Saseendran's re-induction into the Communist Party of India-Marxist-led government headed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. AK Saseendran was the transport minister 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly and he resigned on 26 March 2017. Meanwhile, NCP state president TP Peethambaran Master responded that there is no difference of opinion in the party and there are no impediments for ... (more...)

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