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Gorbachev Urges Trump and Putin to Introduce UN Resolution Banning Nuclear War
- January 28, 2017

A greater numbers of troops, tanks and military equipment are being deployed to Europe, with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Russian Federation closing the gap between their forces, "as if the world is preparing for war ", Gorbachev noted. (more...)
White House Strategist: Media Should Shut Up White House Strategist: Media Should Shut Up
- January 28, 2017

We reported on October 18, 2009, ABC's George Stephanopoulos embraced Dunn's terminology as he asked Obama strategist David Axelrod: "Are you anxious that your strategy is fortifying your enemy?" "I got a standing ovation", he told Muir. Bannon has held these combative views about the establishment, whether in the media or in government, for some time . The administration's rhetoric against the media has escalated since the president's inauguration, with the press secretary Sean Spicer ... (more...)
Bernhard Langer Statement Makes Trump's Voter Fraud Story Even More Absurd Bernhard Langer Statement Makes Trump's Voter Fraud Story Even More Absurd
- January 28, 2017

He suggested a task force could be commissioned to focus on dead people who remained on voter rolls and people registered in two or more states. In his Wednesday tweet, Trump vowed to order an investigation into multiple registrations. The anecdote, the aides said, was greeted with silence, and Mr. Trump was prodded to change the subject by Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, and Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas. (more...)
Trump voices support for reinstating waterboarding
- January 28, 2017

DAVID MUIR: ... you tweeted, "If you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally, I won the popular vote". As expected, Trump had no apologies about his disgustingly self-aggrandizing speech at the CIA: "That speech was a home run". (more...)
Pence: 'Life is winning in America' Pence: 'Life is winning in America'
- January 28, 2017

Mr Trump has already signed an executive order banning USA aid to foreign groups that provide abortions. Pence said more such actions will follow . Many Republicans in the House and Senate say they would like to end federal funding for organizations like Planned Parenthood. (more...)
Tiger Misses Cut at Torrey Pines
- January 28, 2017

Tiger Woods' return to Torrey Pines Golf Course to open 2017 seemed like an inherent advantage for a man that has gone almost a decade without a major tournament win. The best news for Woods is that his back, his knees, his neck, they all held up nicely playing a tough test at Torrey with all the thick, gnarly rough. (more...)
Trump to sign executive action on voter fraud Trump to sign executive action on voter fraud
- January 28, 2017

There are millions of votes, in my opinion", Trump told "World News Tonight" Anchor David Muir during an interview today at the White House. Mr. Langer, whom he described as a supporter, left feeling frustrated, according to a version of events later contradicted by a White House official. (more...)
Turkish NATO soldiers seek asylum in Germany Turkish NATO soldiers seek asylum in Germany
- January 28, 2017

They are accused of playing a significant part in the attempt, and of having links with a group which allegedly tried to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the attempted coup . The readmission does not apply to asylum seekers who enjoy worldwide protection, such as refugees fleeing warzones. There is also an existing agreement between Ankara and Athens on the readmission to Turkey of illegal migrants. (more...)
USA court: Kashamu must face drug trafficking charges USA court: Kashamu must face drug trafficking charges
- January 28, 2017

The court's decision overrules the ruling of a district court to prevent Kashamu's extradition by USA authorities in April 2015. According to the court, his arrest in collaboration with local authorities, will not amount to abduction. Meanwhile, Senator Buruji Kashamu has reacted to the U.S. Court judgement upholding the ruling of a lower court mandating his trial for drug trafficking. (more...)
Mexico president: 'We won't pay for wall'
- January 28, 2017

Trump visited Mexico City last August, where he met with Peña Nieto and the two held a joint news conference. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump signed directives to order the building of the wall, and crack down on United States cities that shield undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Missing activist Salman Haider returns home after three weeks: police sources Missing activist Salman Haider returns home after three weeks: police sources
- January 28, 2017

One of the five leading Pakistani activists known for his critical views on fundamentalists and who had mysteriously vanished earlier this month from Islamabad has "safely" returned home, police said today. Prof Haider's brother Zeeshan also confirmed that his elder sibling has returned home and is safe and well. However, the source spoke to news agency AP on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to the press. (more...)
Supreme Court Most Pressing Concern Among March for Life Activists Supreme Court Most Pressing Concern Among March for Life Activists
- January 28, 2017

The Women's March on Washington exceeded initial estimates, spurring a movement where more than 3 million people participated in 600 marches across the nation and around the world. And, of course, Pence hyped Trump's promise that he will soon nominate a Supreme Court justice "in the tradition of the late and great Justice Antonin Scalia". (more...)
Trump, May discuss Russian Federation sanctions, future of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Brexit in talks Trump, May discuss Russian Federation sanctions, future of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Brexit in talks
- January 28, 2017

Senator John McCain has warned Donald Trump that the Senate would quickly reimpose sanctions on Russian Federation if they are lifted by the president, setting up an early showdown between the White House and congressional Republicans over a vital foreign policy issue. (more...)
USA anti-abortion activists seek to make gains under Trump
- January 28, 2017

Most states follow the Hyde Amendment , but 17 have gone around the law to allow qualified women to use state funding to cover the cost of abortions. "And then also, just with a hopeful outlook in terms of the couple of years ahead", she said. "We're looking for a lot of progress to be made, and it's about time", said Montgomery, director of Kentucky's Right to Life office . (more...)
UK PM Theresa May in Turkey to discuss trade and security ties
- January 28, 2017

May's first visit to Turkey since she took office in July 2016 comes amid a massive crackdown on the plotters of a failed military coup against Erdogan. Any possible embarrassment over his being the author of the winning entry in an offensive poetry competition about Erdogan earlier in the year seemed to do nothing to dampen his enthusiasm. (more...)
Russia's new MiG-35 fighter jet to use laser weapons Russia's new MiG-35 fighter jet to use laser weapons
- January 28, 2017

This could also potentially add to Russian Federation leverage in the military hardware export industry. The strong performance of the fighter jet has been achieved with the help of onboard equipment, new optical radar station and reduced radar visibility. (more...)
UP polls: BJP releases manifesto
- January 28, 2017

Quoting examples of developing the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and even Bihar, the BJP assured the same for Uttar Pradesh as well. "UP has been plundered by SP [Samajwadi Party] and BSP [Bahujan Samaj Party] for 15 years". In next five years, Rs 150 crores fund will be allocated for agriculture development. Taking a cue from ruling Samajwadi Party, Shah promised to upgrade the Dial 100 of the state police to ensure police help in 15 minutes all over the state. (more...)
Lindsay Lohan befriends 7-year-old Syrian girl who tweeted from Aleppo
- January 28, 2017

That is acclaimed Mean Girls star and haver of an accent Lindsay Lohan meeting with the President and First Lady of Turkey. In a short Periscope video, the 30-year-old actress and al-Abed offered a brief message of hope for refugees who have fled the violence in Syria. (more...)
Lifting Russian sanctions on the table for Trump-Putin call
- January 28, 2017

He told reporters: "We'll see what happens". Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, promised to fight for sanctions should Trump embark on such a "reckless course". Relations deteriorated further over Russia's involvement in the Syrian civil war, in which the former Soviet nation was accused of atrocities during air strikes in the city of Aleppo. (more...)
Mother throws 2-year-old son down stairs Mother throws 2-year-old son down stairs
- January 28, 2017

They may arrest her if she is found to have attacked the child intentionally. Child sustain minor injuries and is now out of danger. Sonu's husband Nitin Gupta, a businessman, later lodged a complaint with the police. Counsellors have also spoken to Sonu's parents to know more about her childhood. The family says that the accused has been unusually aggressive and that they installed two CCTV cameras to capture proof of Sonu's wild behaviour. (more...)