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United States 'disappointed' by signing of Holocaust law in Poland United States 'disappointed' by signing of Holocaust law in Poland
- February 07, 2018

He said that his decision "preserves the interests of Poland , our dignity and the historical truth" and also "takes into account the sensitivity of those for whom the question of historical memory of the Holocaust remains exceptionally important, especially those who have survived and who, as long as they can, should tell the world about this past and their experience". (more...)
The Buzz | UK will consider pardons for convicted suffragettes The Buzz | UK will consider pardons for convicted suffragettes
- February 07, 2018

She said: "They shouldn't be pardoned they should be celebrated". 'Part of the act was that women were saying, "we have had no say in the making of these laws so we do not value the laws - why should we follow them?" "Pardoning them now whitewashes their radicalism - and that is wrong", Caroline Criado Perez wrote on Twitter. (more...)
N. Korean Cheering Squad, Media Delegation Due in S. Korea N. Korean Cheering Squad, Media Delegation Due in S. Korea
- February 07, 2018

Pence is leading a U.S. delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in part to offset efforts by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to present what President Donald Trump's advisers see as a facade of worldwide goodwill and cooperation. (more...)
Watch this year's Super Bowl commercials Watch this year's Super Bowl commercials
- February 07, 2018

The viewership on NBC, which is owned by Comcast Corp, ranked as the lowest for USA television's premiere event since 2009. New England won last year's Super Bowl in a thrilling overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons , drawing 111.3 million viewers on Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox broadcast network. (more...)
Alabama man identified who sexually abused child in social media video Alabama man identified who sexually abused child in social media video
- February 07, 2018

The children now are 9, 10 and 12 years old. 44-year-old Germaine Moore is being held in the Elmore County Jail for the video that involves the sexual abuse of a young girl. He also abused the children in Alabama during the same six-year time frame, the prosecutor's office said. Also Monday, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers announced warrants were issued against Moore of Millbrook, just outside Montgomery. (more...)
US Needs to Improve Communication with Russia, China - Mattis US Needs to Improve Communication with Russia, China - Mattis
- February 07, 2018

The report proposes two new nuclear weapons: a sea-launched cruise missile and a lower-yield version of an existing ballistic missile. Despite being described as low-yield, such weapons could cause could cause roughly as much damage as the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (more...)
Retail cannabis, driving laws among provincial regulations Retail cannabis, driving laws among provincial regulations
- February 07, 2018

As well, the provincial agency will have to approve the commercial name of each store, with the words dispensary, apothecary or pharmacy outlawed because they blur the line between recreational and medical cannabis. if they want to be in business, they're going to have to apply, they're going to have to get their licence and approval from the city and from the province of B.C." said Farnworth. (more...)
'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration 'I'd love to see a shutdown' over immigration
- February 07, 2018

But another GOP congresswoman, Rep. Barbara Comstock , told Trump "We don't need a government shutdown on this". The tough talk seemed to upend congressional Republicans' carefully crafted strategy of avoiding shutdown threats, hoping to pin blame on Democrats if the government did tumble into another stoppage. (more...)
Davidson County deputy accused of robbing Rowan County bank Davidson County deputy accused of robbing Rowan County bank
- February 07, 2018

Davidson County Sheriff's deputy Jeff Athey, 51, is charged with robbery with a risky weapon. "They know what the law is". Davidson County Sheriff David Grice told WGHP that Athey was a deputy in his department until the moment he robbed that bank. (more...)
Standard man charged in teen's death Standard man charged in teen's death
- February 07, 2018

PUTNAM COUNTY, Illinois - A body found on Saturday has been identified as a missing Spring Valley teen. Richard Henderson, 26, is charged with concealment of a homicide. Besides the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the following agencies have taken part in the investigation: police from Spring Valley, La Salle, Peru, Ottawa, Streator, Oglesby, Peoria and Chicago; sheriff's offices from Bureau, La Salle, Peoria and Cook counties; state police; and the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team. (more...)
Ghulam Nabi Azad should have presented concrete facts: BJP
- February 07, 2018

However, Ghulam Nabi Azad hit back saying, "We oppose instant triple talaq, but we do not support criminalising it", Ghulam Nabi Azad said ". He was speaking in the Motion of Thanks to President's Address in the Rajya Sabha and spoke soon after BJP chief Amit Shah had initiated discussion on the motion. (more...)
FIRE fighters rush to flat BLAZE yards away from Grenfell Tower FIRE fighters rush to flat BLAZE yards away from Grenfell Tower
- February 07, 2018

London Fire Brigade (LFB) evacuated eight neighbouring properties as a precaution after they were called at 9.44pm on Tuesday. The fire was brought under control at 02:01 GMT. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage. Photos online show thick, black smoke billowing from a building that has its windows lit. The blaze is less than a mile from the site of the Grenfell Tower fire in which 71 people died in June 2017. (more...)
GOP gubernatorial challenger Jeanne Ives attacks Rauner, Pritchard in DeKalb visit GOP gubernatorial challenger Jeanne Ives attacks Rauner, Pritchard in DeKalb visit
- February 07, 2018

A conservative gubernatorial candidate in IL is getting much criticism for a campaign ad that's being called racist, sexist, and transphobic. Ives called her ad a parody of Governor Bruce Rauner's "Thank You Mike Madigan" ad. Ives' campaign said it was unaware of Whittle's previous remarks. Ives spoke at Monday's City Club of Chicago luncheon in River North. "I think if she's able to do that, we'll have more people staying in IL". (more...)
Natalie Wood Death: 'We're Closer to Understanding What Happened,' Say Investigators Natalie Wood Death: 'We're Closer to Understanding What Happened,' Say Investigators
- February 07, 2018

The case was reopened in 2011 and after a subsequent news conference more than 100 people came forward with information that helped re-create the timeline, but that had reduced to a trickle for the past year and a half, Corina said. "He said it sounded like furniture was being thrown". Natalie Wood's Sister Addresses Robert Wagner: 'Tell Me the Truth!' When the case was reopened, Corina said Wagner was not a suspect, and he repeated that today. (more...)
Binoy Kodiyeri barred from leaving UAE Binoy Kodiyeri barred from leaving UAE
- February 07, 2018

This means that Binoy, who travelled to Dubai in late January, can not leave through any of the airports, seaports or land border checkpoints across the UAE, of which Dubai is a part. Referring to his father's name being dragged into the controversy, Mr. Binish asked journalists whether anyone would blame his father were he to commit a murder. (more...)
National Basketball Association roundup: Giannis leaves early, but Bucks rout Nets National Basketball Association roundup: Giannis leaves early, but Bucks rout Nets
- February 07, 2018

DeMarre Carroll and Caris LeVert both had 15 points for the Nets, who have dropped six-of-seven. The Bucks opened the second half with seven straight points as the lead peaked at 69-41 on Antetokounmpo's dunk. I've twisted it twice in the last five games. With their length and athleticism, the Bucks looked like high schoolers playing against middle schoolers. (more...)
Biden Calls Trump 'A Joke' Say He's 'Doing Everything Putin Ever Wanted' Biden Calls Trump 'A Joke' Say He's 'Doing Everything Putin Ever Wanted'
- February 07, 2018

Former Vice President Joe Biden echoed President Donald Trump's legal team said that he would advise Trump against agreeing to questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller . Biden also made some strong statements over the President's recent attacks on the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Trump had previously volunteered to testify under oath, but the White House soon retracted the offer. (more...)
Pentagon: Afghan war costing USA $45 billion per year Pentagon: Afghan war costing USA $45 billion per year
- February 07, 2018

The costs are significantly lower than during the high point of the war in Afghanistan. Senator Chris Coons, a Democrat, was more pointed. "We don't want to talk with the Taliban", Trump said. "In January, the president suspended security assistance to the Pakistani military ... we may consider lifting this suspension when we see decisive and sustained actions to address our concerns, including targeting all terrorist groups operating within its territory without distinction", John ... (more...)
Dad of late N.Korea prisoner to attend Olympic ceremony Dad of late N.Korea prisoner to attend Olympic ceremony
- February 07, 2018

In Alaska, Pence will tour missile defense facilities. The Olympics will open in PyeongChang, South Korea on February 9. Pence will arrive on Tuesday and hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday. They are likely to reaffirm their commitment to maximizing pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear and missile development programs, the officials said. (more...)
DPRK's 280-member delegation to come to S. Korea for Winter Olympics DPRK's 280-member delegation to come to S. Korea for Winter Olympics
- February 07, 2018

South Korea and Japan are both U.S. allies and both threatened by nuclear-armed North Korea , but their relationship is heavily coloured by historical issues - Tokyo brutally colonised the peninsula from 1910-45, and used hundreds of thousands of Korean women as sex slaves during the Second World War. (more...)

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