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Israel says anti-Semitism rising in Poland as Holocaust row simmers Israel says anti-Semitism rising in Poland as Holocaust row simmers
- February 02, 2018

The legislation , titled "Act on the Institute of National Remembrance - Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation", effectively imposes a three-year prison sentence for statements that "publicly and against the facts ascribe responsibility or co-responsibility for the crimes perpetrated by the Third German Reich to the Polish nation or the Polish state". (more...)
Supreme Court makes public system for allocation of cases
- February 02, 2018

CJI has made a decision to keep the Public Interest Litigation cases against himself. On January 12, four judges - Justices Chelameswar , Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph - who felt that they were being sidelined in allocation of important cases, called a press conference and alleged that the situation in the Supreme Court was not in order and that many "less than desirable" things had taken place in the last few months. (more...)
Ex-President calls Ex-President calls "to avoid confrontation" as SC ruling creates havoc
- February 02, 2018

The court ordered the immediate release of high-profile prisoners and held that "the prisoners were free until fair trials could be conducted without undue influence". The main opposition party, the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) hailed the ruling and described it as a "death knell for President Yameen's corrupt and criminal dictatorship". (more...)
Leaders of all parties express anger over allocations of funds to AP Leaders of all parties express anger over allocations of funds to AP
- February 02, 2018

Addressing media, the minister said , "People and the party are disappointed with the Union Budget presented today". The State's party TDP also believed that centre is not willing to give adequate funds for its new capital Amravati. The leader of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) that allies with the ruling BJP to form the government in the state said that the state has not seen any progress in past 4 years. (more...)
Local activist group hosts event to start Black History Month Local activist group hosts event to start Black History Month
- February 02, 2018

Through out the month the organization is holding film screenings, speaking events, and other activities themed around the unknown people, places, events, and ideas surrounding black history. The theme of this year's celebration is " African Americans in Times of War ". "It's important to reaffirm who we are and acknowledge where we came from and where we want to go", said Senior Vice President for Student Life Javaune Adams-Gaston. (more...)
Wisconsin Girl in Slender Man Stabbing Sentenced to Mental Facility Wisconsin Girl in Slender Man Stabbing Sentenced to Mental Facility
- February 02, 2018

Doctors who evaluated Geyser have different opinions on her mental health . Prosecutors had asked the county judge to sentence Geyser to 40 years in a mental institution, the maximum amount allowed, according to CNN affiliate WTMJ . (more...)
National Basketball Association announce dunk, three-point and skills challenge contestants National Basketball Association announce dunk, three-point and skills challenge contestants
- February 02, 2018

Past participants include: Victor Oladipo - 2015; Dwight Howard - 2009, 2008, 2007; Darrell Armstrong - 1996; Nick Anderson - 1992 and Otis Smith - 1991. All three events are slated for February 18 leading up to the 67th All-Star Game the following day at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Gordon is making his third appearance. (more...)
Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fired Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fired
- February 02, 2018

An army spokesperson said the suspects were under IDF surveillance from before they crossed the security fence surrounding the Gaza Strip. The State Department said in a statement that Haniyeh, along with two Islamist groups active in Egypt and one in the Palestinian territories, were listed as specially designated global terrorists. (more...)
Dadow Twin Found Not Guilty of sister's murder Dadow Twin Found Not Guilty of sister's murder
- February 02, 2018

Authorities said the women were fighting over the steering wheel on a narrow highway before the vehicle plunged over the cliff, killing Anastasia Duval . While its 65 miles long, it takes at least two and a half hours to drive without stopping, across dozens of narrow one-lane bridges, where cars must yield to oncoming traffic or slow to 10 mph around curves where the road meets the cliffs that drop hundreds of feet to the Pacific. (more...)
Australia's greatest murder mystery: Search for bodies of Beaumont children intensifies Australia's greatest murder mystery: Search for bodies of Beaumont children intensifies
- February 02, 2018

Archaeologist, Doctor Ian Moffat, used geophysical imaging to measure the physical properties of the site, using two techniques - ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT) - to determine the area of interest. (more...)
Tillerson begins Latin America trip amid USA immigration debate Tillerson begins Latin America trip amid USA immigration debate
- February 02, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump wants a "peaceful change " in Venezuela. -Latin America policy, Tillerson told an audience at his alma mater, the University of Texas, "It's really nice to celebrate with my friends back home". (more...)
Pence touts tax cuts, attacks Manchin in West Virginia appearance Pence touts tax cuts, attacks Manchin in West Virginia appearance
- February 02, 2018

Doug Jones, D-Ala. who was invited to travel down Pennsylvania Avenue to meet with Trump and find common ground on issues tripping up a potential bipartisan deal. In his remarks at the Greenbrier, Pence recapped the highlights of Trump's Tuesday night State of the Union address , congratulating fellow Republicans on their shared achievements over the course of the previous year. (more...)
Zimbabwe: Aides Say Mujuru Stoned in Harare, Blame Zanu-PF Youths Zimbabwe: Aides Say Mujuru Stoned in Harare, Blame Zanu-PF Youths
- February 02, 2018

Mujuru was speaking to the U.S. based Studio 7 in an interview yesterday. According to the private News Day publication, he asked for her forgiveness. "It came by force and if they see people doing things in peace, they are not happy". "I was walking across the premises in dirty, you know, you know, water, and I don't know why they are still not sick", Mujuru said of the deplorable conditions people live in. (more...)
Doritos Super Bowl Ad Released Doritos Super Bowl Ad Released
- February 02, 2018

Last year, the ads focused on multiculturalism and reaching for your dreams. After Dinklage throws down Busta Rhymes' speedy verse from "Look At Me Now" to promote Doritos' new Blaze flavor, Freeman comes through with his rendition of " Get Ur Freak On" to get fans hype for Mountain Dew Ice. (more...)
Republicans are getting anxious about Trump starting a trade war Republicans are getting anxious about Trump starting a trade war
- February 02, 2018

Freeland is set to meet U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray on Friday in Mexico City, in part to discuss Nafta. Political concerns were not far from negotiators' minds in Montreal. In his closing remarks, Ambassador Lighthizer expressed impatience with the current pace of negotiations, stating that the people of the three nations deserved faster progress. (more...)
Arab Emirates opens world's longest zip line Arab Emirates opens world's longest zip line
- February 02, 2018

The Jebel Jais Flight has opened in the UAE, breaking the Guinness World Record for world's longest zip-line. It was constructed in Ras al-Khaimah, one of the lesser known Emirates states as part of a push to increase tourism in the country. (more...)
Budget session: Takeaways from Sonia's call to unite 17 parties against BJP Budget session: Takeaways from Sonia's call to unite 17 parties against BJP
- February 02, 2018

This is the first time she led an opposition meeting after handing over the baton of Congress presidentship to her son Rahul Gandhi. The meeting, on Thursday, was chaired by Congress ex-president Sonia Gandhi . Sonia Gandhi said that while Aadhaar was a good idea initiated by the UPA government, "the present government is using this as a tool to breach privacy". (more...)
Rahul's jacket: Everyone knows where this jacket has come from, says Swamy Rahul's jacket: Everyone knows where this jacket has come from, says Swamy
- February 02, 2018

While Congress leader Renuka Chaudhary said that a similar looking jacket (perhaps a close copy of the branded piece) could be easily procured at a much cheaper price, Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma said that Gandhi wore a branded jacket because, well, youth in Meghalaya do that too. (more...)
DHS Extends Syria's Temporary Protected Status DHS Extends Syria's Temporary Protected Status
- February 02, 2018

The Obama administration decided Syrians needed protection in 2012 and routinely renewed TPS every 18 months. Instead, they are allowed to stay through September 30, 2019. A peace conference in Russia ended on Tuesday with a call for democratic elections, but key opposition demands were ignored after squabbles and heckling of the Russian foreign minister. (more...)
Germany warns against Israel's straying away from two-state solution Germany warns against Israel's straying away from two-state solution
- February 02, 2018

In January, the Trump administration said it was suspending an unspecified amount of security assistance to Pakistan - perhaps as much as $1.3 billion, the total package - until that ally "takes decisive action" against extremists on its territory. (more...)

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