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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Tells Nancy Pelosi to Smile More Often Sarah Huckabee Sanders Tells Nancy Pelosi to Smile More Often
- February 01, 2018

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the "country would be better for it" if Nancy Pelosi smiled more . Sanders' remark referred to the stone-faced expression on Pelosi's face throughout the majority of the president's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. (more...)
Trump's Immigration Plans Remain Divisive in US Congress Trump's Immigration Plans Remain Divisive in US Congress
- February 01, 2018

Among those looking on were dozens of cross-armed Democratic lawmakers, some decked in black to honor the victims of sexual harassment and still others wearing butterfly stickers in support of immigrants - two social issues that more than any others have roiled America in the age of Trump . (more...)
Monmouth Poll: Trump approval rating jumps 10 points Monmouth Poll: Trump approval rating jumps 10 points
- February 01, 2018

Gallup noted that Trump has an approval rating of 50% or higher in 12 states, while 18 states gave a favorable rating below 40%. The new poll also found Americans are split over the massive tax reform bill Trump signed in December-44 percent approve and 44 percent disapprove. (more...)
Sevilla complete loan deal for Sandro Ramirez from Everton Sevilla complete loan deal for Sandro Ramirez from Everton
- February 01, 2018

The 22-year-old forward signed for Everton in the summer from Malaga , where he scored 16 goals in 32 appearances in 2016/17. Davy Klaassen is a reported loan target for Napoli . Klaassen was regarded as one of Everton's key summer signings by then boss Ronald Koeman but has played only 13 games. Everton landed the 22-year-old for just £5.2 million after triggering his release clause, and according to the Daily Mail , Sevilla have the option to sign him permanently for £7.8 ... (more...)
San Francisco District Attorney announces new drug policy San Francisco District Attorney announces new drug policy
- February 01, 2018

On Wednesday, officials there used a bingo machine to choose the four winners among 36 applicants. That could lead to increased prosecutions of marijuana sellers and growers, although it's unclear how aggressive federal attorneys will be. Prosecutors in San Francisco and San Diego have been more proactive, with both cities planning to automatically dismiss or downgrade convictions. "In any case, regardless of whether people concur with what they did or not, California at any rate tended to ... (more...)
Decide on lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram: SC tells Madras HC Decide on lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram: SC tells Madras HC
- February 01, 2018

The lookout notice was issued on 16 June and prevented Karti Chidambaram from leaving the country so that he could be present to participate in the ongoing investigation against him. Karti is an accused in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance for Rs 305 crore irregular Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the INX media case in 2007, the investigating agency claimed. (more...)
India's top court seeks gov't response in Rohingya case India's top court seeks gov't response in Rohingya case
- February 01, 2018

Mr Mehta, the senior law officer said he would need to check with the government on the specifics pointed by the petitioners on the situation along the border. That matter is being taken up at the Government's level. Bhushan also referred to a notification issued by the Centre, saying all the communities except Muslims, who faced persecution in their country were welcome to come here. (more...)
European Union agency to have stopgap Amsterdam HQ in Brexit move European Union agency to have stopgap Amsterdam HQ in Brexit move
- February 01, 2018

On Monday, however, it was revealed the new location would not be ready by March 2019, and the EMA would be offered an interim solution in the meantime. Italy's government said it wanted to ensure that the choice of Amsterdam as the EMA's new home was not made on incomplete grounds or because any facts were concealed - such as when the new facilities would be ready. (more...)
Tuesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 44 Tuesday forecast: sunny and windy, high 44
- February 01, 2018

Thursday night - A chance of snow showers. A mostly cloudy day is what the National Weather Service expects for Monday in the north valley. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Those showers will become steadier overnight and continue through Sunday morning until approximately midday when it will begin tapering off from west to east. (more...)
Minister Lord Bates resigns from Government because he was late for work Minister Lord Bates resigns from Government because he was late for work
- February 01, 2018

Lord Bates will carry on in his post after the prime minister refused to let him resign over being late . Lord Bates left peers aghast after he announced he was quitting the government before storming out. He told peers: "I hope my noble friend, who has given 20 years of strong public service, will resume his place on the frontbench". Lord William Hague then rose to begin his speech on the EU Withdrawal Bill to a stunned House of Lords. (more...)
Pentagon Plans To Restrict Information Related To War In Afghanistan Pentagon Plans To Restrict Information Related To War In Afghanistan
- January 31, 2018

Sopko's office, better known by its acronym SIGAR, was set up in 2008, under a congressional mandate, and in 2009, it began sending quarterly reports to Congress on the USA involvement in Afghanistan. This however is the first time that SIGAR has been instructed not to release unclassified information in one of its quarterly reports, Sopko said, adding that the information will instead be included in an annex unavailable to the public. (more...)
Pentagon conducts major BMD intercept test, mum on salient details Pentagon conducts major BMD intercept test, mum on salient details
- February 01, 2018

Wright said the test was of an SM-3 Block IIA missile, made by arms giant Raytheon and created to intercept intermediate-range ballistic missiles. CNN reported that Pentagon officials have decided not to talk about the failure due to sensitivities around North Korea. (more...)
'Honey-trapped' IAF officer detained on suspicion of leaking sensitive information 'Honey-trapped' IAF officer detained on suspicion of leaking sensitive information
- January 31, 2018

The officer posted here was indulging in certain unwanted activities through unauthorised electronic devices which is against orders. The IAF officials are now trying to determine to what extent the classified data was leaked by the accused officer. (more...)
Police say threat made on Redding high school was fake Police say threat made on Redding high school was fake
- January 31, 2018

That's when police were called in and determined the threat to be non-credible. The other made threatening comments on a school bus. The chief did not wish to elaborate on the words that were said. We are committed to taking every precaution to keep Eastern York School District a safe place to learn and work. Appleton Police are recommending a disorderly conduct charge against a teacher who they say grabbed and pushed a student last week. (more...)
US Designates Hamas Political Leader as 'Global Terrorist' US Designates Hamas Political Leader as 'Global Terrorist'
- January 31, 2018

Besides Haniyeh, the Treasury Department also slapped sanctions on three groups - Harakat al-Sabireen, Arms of Egypt Movement (HASM) and Liwa Al-Thawra, or Banner of the Revolution. Harakat al-Sabireen has carried out terrorist activities targeting Israel, pursues an anti-American agenda, and has attracted members and supporters of PIJ. (more...)
Michigan State Basketball Gameday: Improved Penn State team comes calling Michigan State Basketball Gameday: Improved Penn State team comes calling
- January 31, 2018

The game gets underway at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Michigan State is favored at home, as the Spartans are getting odds of -13 points against Penn State . In three games last week, Jackson averaged 14.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per game. After splitting two games last season, this will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams. (more...)
Virginia Tech Exchange Student Arrested for Possession of Assault Rifle Virginia Tech Exchange Student Arrested for Possession of Assault Rifle
- January 31, 2018

Zhao, who authorities said was arrested without incident, is being held in the Montgomery County Jail and is scheduled for a March 1 preliminary hearing in the county's general district court. Tech also says the threatening rumor that Virginia Tech Police posted about is unrelated to Zhao's arrest. Zhao faces up to five years in prison if convicted. (more...)
US Rep. Gowdy, House Oversight panel chairman, won't run for re-election US Rep. Gowdy, House Oversight panel chairman, won't run for re-election
- January 31, 2018

Gowdy becomes the 41st Republican in the House to retire, seek other office or resign during this Congress. House Republicans have been retiring at record rates this year, outpacing even previous wave elections. Democrats alleged that Gowdy conducted the hearings with the intention of damaging Clinton's campaign. Elected to Congress in 2010, the former federal prosecutor gained popularity with conservatives as a member of the Oversight Committee, aggressively looking into scandals that ... (more...)
Trump Vows To Keep Guantanamo Bay Open As A Detention Center Trump Vows To Keep Guantanamo Bay Open As A Detention Center
- January 31, 2018

The White House posted a summary of the order on its website Tuesday just before Trump began his State of the Union address. During his first State of the Union address Tuesday, President Trump clearly showed his commitment to fighting terrorism by announcing he is revoking President Obama's executive order and will keep our military detention center at Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) open. (more...)
China spies on African Union's computers China spies on African Union's computers
- January 31, 2018

The article claimed that over the last five years, data from the AU building, which was constructed by the Chinese, was transferred to Shanghai at odd hours. Chinese Ambassador to the AU Kuang Weilin called the article "ridiculous and preposterous" and said its publication was meant to put pressure on relations between Beijing and the continent. (more...)

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