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Paul Ryan Has Surprise Meeting With DOJ Official Overseeing Russia Investigation Paul Ryan Has Surprise Meeting With DOJ Official Overseeing Russia Investigation
- January 05, 2018

Recent months have seen the document come under increasing scrutiny after news broke that it was partially funded by the Democratic National Committee and Mrs. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) released a statement saying that he had reached a deal with the Department of Justice to obtain documents and records he had been seeking in his investigation into the controversial "Trump dossier". (more...)
Pakistan Protests Trump's 'Completely Incomprehensible' Tweet, Says Aid Figure 'Imagined' Pakistan Protests Trump's 'Completely Incomprehensible' Tweet, Says Aid Figure 'Imagined'
- January 05, 2018

President Donald Trump's tweet describing Pakistan as liars and cheaters has provoked a wave of public fury in the South Asian country as Washington moved to withhold aid to Islamabad . " Pakistan can not be held responsible for the collective failure in Afghanistan and that blaming allies certainly does not serve the shared objective of achieving lasting peace in Afghanistan and the region". (more...)
Islamists Destroy 7 Planes at Russia's Syrian Airbase, Media Report Islamists Destroy 7 Planes at Russia's Syrian Airbase, Media Report
- January 05, 2018

If confirmed, it would be the single biggest loss of military hardware for the Kremlin strongman since he began supporting Syria 's president Bashar al-Assad. "As darkness fell, the Hmeimim air base was subjected to sudden mortar shelling from a mobile group of militants". Syrian state news agency SANA said that rebel shelling of the government-held capital Damascus killed one and injured 22 in the Amara district of the city. (more...)
Socialite accused of hitting lawyer with purse in antisemitic attack Socialite accused of hitting lawyer with purse in antisemitic attack
- January 05, 2018

According to reports , the incident took place on New Year's Eve outside a Manhattan restaurant, when a confrontation between Jacqueline Kent Cooke - the National Football League heiress - and a man called Matthew Haberkorn turned violent. (more...)
Minister announces 2017 Matric results Minister announces 2017 Matric results
- January 05, 2018

Candidates' individual results will be made available on 5 January 2018 at the school or centre where they wrote their exams. Motshekga said the Class of 2017 is "the tenth cohort of learners to sit for the National Senior Certificate, and the fourth cohort to write CAPS-aligned NSC Examinations", adding this was the third highest enrolment of Grade 12 in the history of the basic education system in the country. (more...)
Ranbir Kapoor's Dutt biopic FINALLY has a release date! Ranbir Kapoor's Dutt biopic FINALLY has a release date!
- January 05, 2018

Hirani is known for his social message feel good films but the life of Sanjay Dutt is dark and raunchy. Recently, Manisha Koirala's pictures with director Rajkumar Hirani and other cast from Cape Town surfaced on the Internet. "Stars Ranbir Kapoor . #DuttBiopic ", Bollywood movie reviewer and business analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted. She looks like Nargis Dutt to great extent. (more...)
Lucknow Haj House painted saffron by Yogi Adityanath government Lucknow Haj House painted saffron by Yogi Adityanath government
- January 05, 2018

The Haj House in Lucknow , used by Muslims as a transit place on their way to pilgrimage in Mecca, was on Friday given a new coat of paint with a new shade, i.e. "The present government is a torch-bearer of Hindutva and that is why they are painting government buildings in "Bhagwa" (saffron colour) instead of paying attention to the welfare of the state and its people", alleged Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chowdhary. (more...)
For Mormons, Succession Drama Is Against Their Religion For Mormons, Succession Drama Is Against Their Religion
- January 05, 2018

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Mormon who announced his retirement on Tuesday, paid tribute to Monson after news of his passing. He had served since April 2008 as 16th president of what is formally known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (more...)
Fodder scam: Citing poor health, Lalu Prasad seeks minimum sentence Fodder scam: Citing poor health, Lalu Prasad seeks minimum sentence
- January 05, 2018

Lalu Yadav mentioned in his plea, "I have no role in this scam directly; consider minimum punishment keeping in view my age and health grounds", as per reports. Lalu and other convicts were taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the verdict. The RJD leader also said that he was suffering from bladder infection. (more...)
Trump Administration to allow oil and gas drilling along United States coastlines
- January 05, 2018

Jerry Brown and scores of environmentalists. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the administration's five-year plan would open up 90 percent of us offshore reserves to drilling - representing the largest expansion in the nation's history. (more...)
Charge Sanctuary City Politicians With a Crime, Says Acting ICE Director Charge Sanctuary City Politicians With a Crime, Says Acting ICE Director
- January 05, 2018

Fake highway signs have cropped up along California state welcome signs to criticize a new immigration policy that began January 1. We're already doing it. "California better hold on tight". At the same time, however, Mr Trump has overseen less overall deportations than his predecessor. "The Trump Administration's anti-immigrant policies have taken a turn from the inhumane to the comically absurd". (more...)
European Union delegation to Israel: Death penalty incompatible with human dignity European Union delegation to Israel: Death penalty incompatible with human dignity
- January 05, 2018

I said there are extreme cases of people who carry out horrifying crimes who do not deserve to live. Qadoura Fares, chairman of the Palestinian Prisoner Club which represents Palestinians jailed in Israel, said that the result of the vote is "an expression of the state of blindness and confusion in the policies of this fascist regime (where) extremist parties race to pass racist laws". (more...)
Missile attack `proves` Iran backing Yemen rebels: Saudi-led coalition Missile attack `proves` Iran backing Yemen rebels: Saudi-led coalition
- January 05, 2018

The rebels later said they fired another missile targeting Saudi-backed forces along Yemen's western coast. Al Maliki added that this hostile action by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias proves the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the militias with qualitative capabilities, in clear and explicit defiance of United Nations resolutions 2216 and 2231, with the aim of threatening the security of Saudi Arabia and regional and global security, as firing ballistic missiles ... (more...)
Frozen iguanas falling from trees during cold snap in Florida
- January 05, 2018

Maple advised people to put stiffened iguanas aside and in the sun to let them thaw. "Don't assume that they're dead", Kristen Sommers tells CBS, who oversees the nonnative fish and wildlife program for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. (more...)
North-South hotline reopens on Korean peninsula
- January 05, 2018

Trump had earlier called the proposed inter-Korean talks a "good thing" and that he would send a high-level delegation, including members of his family, to the Olympics, according to South Korea's presidential office. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said she understood any talks would be limited to the Olympics and domestic issues and added that Washington and Seoul were in close contact. (more...)
Add 'em together & Mega Millions, Powerball payouts at almost $1B Add 'em together & Mega Millions, Powerball payouts at almost $1B
- January 05, 2018

The numbers drawn Tuesday were 1, 42, 64, 47, 70. The Powerball numbers for January 3, 2018 are: 02, 18, 37, 39, 42 and a Powerball of 12. At this time, the winning ticket has been claimed. By matching five white balls but not the red Powerball you will bank $1,000,000 in cash. Powerball is played in 44 states. In 2004, someone bought the winning ticket for a $20 million Mega Millions jackpot at the Food City store on Germantown Street in Dayton. (more...)
Did N.Korean missile hit own city? By Did N.Korean missile hit own city? By
- January 05, 2018

Although the crash location showed a complex of industrial buildings that likely didn't have people inside, the complex was within city limits with civilians nearby. While a technical analysis of the missile's flight is still pending, the US official said it had "problems with re-entry". "North Korea is putting considerable faith in the guidance systems of these missiles". (more...)
US puts Pak on 'special watch' list for religious freedom violations US puts Pak on 'special watch' list for religious freedom violations
- January 05, 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson placed Pakistan on a watch list for "severe violations of religious freedom", the State Department announced Thursday. The Pakistani ambassador to Washington , Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, while speaking to VOA, called for the two countries to remain engaged with each other and avoid steps that could create tensions and destabilize the region. (more...)
Violent protests in Iran blamed on 'grotesque' United States interference Violent protests in Iran blamed on 'grotesque' United States interference
- January 05, 2018

The United States will "use all the information sources at our disposal to be able to get actionable information about who is doing the crackdown, who is violating human rights, who is using violence against protesters and to feed that in to our sanctions designation machinery", the official said. (more...)
Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation
- January 05, 2018

Mr. Moore knew or should have known that Ms. Corfman's account is truthful because he was the perpetrator in the events she described. In a statement to AL.com, she said she is suing because Moore and his campaign called her a "liar and immoral", and ignored her requests to cease his attacks. (more...)