Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe

It would mark the tenth time that Moscow has used its veto power at the council to block action targeting its ally Syria. "Russia has refused to engage on our draft resolution — which the vast majority of council members agree is the most viable te...

Sheriff takes down F-Trump sticker post after driver identified Sheriff takes down F-Trump sticker post after driver identified

In a move that has sparked controversy about freedom of speech, authorities in Texas announced they are looking for the owner of a pickup truck who has been driving around with a "F-k Trump" decal on the rear window. "Unless [Nehls] can show me where...

Klobuchar condemns alleged Franken behavior Klobuchar condemns alleged Franken behavior

A woman says the Minnesota Democrat forcibly kissed her and later groped her while she was sleeping . When Franken insisted they rehearse the kiss before the show, Tweeden was against it. The changes to Capitol Hill follow the ground-shaking a...

United Nations council fails to push Saudi coalition over Yemen blockade United Nations council fails to push Saudi coalition over Yemen blockade

The Saudi-led coalition imposed a land, sea and air blockade November 6 after a missile attack by Yemeni rebels near Riyadh. In this April, 13, 2017 photo, Yemeni children wait to receive food rations provided by a local charity, in Sanaa, Yemen....

Trump Encourages Elephant Hunting by Lifting Ban on Trophy Imports Trump Encourages Elephant Hunting by Lifting Ban on Trophy Imports

The animals are listed in the US Endangered Species Act , which requires the US government to protect endangered species in other countries. The same goes for elephants hunted in Zambia from 2016 to 2018. and Eric are themselves big game hunters...

Myanmar Military Denies Atrocities Against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar Military Denies Atrocities Against Rohingya Muslims

In a detailed report, Human Rights Watch highlighted how troops gathered Rohingya women and girls into groups and gang-raped them. "Since August 25, 2017, Burmese security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part of a...

Fox News' anchor Shepard Smith debunks Uranium One, Hillary Clinton allegation Fox News' anchor Shepard Smith debunks Uranium One, Hillary Clinton allegation

Uranium One was the name of the Canadian company with large uranium stakes in North America and overseas - including some in the USA - that was purchased by the Russian energy giant, Rosatom, with the blessing of the Obama administration. Trump's bu...

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

In his 32 years in power, Hun Sen has mastered how to sideline political opponents. The decision clears the way for the nation's authoritarian leader to remain in power for years to come. and the opposition in planning a colour revolution. Mu Sochu...

Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

The general's words and his decision to grant the interview to an Arab outlet show the growing convergence between Saudi Arabia and Israel over their shared alarm at Iran's influence in the Middle East. "It is precisely what I think concerning Iran...

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump hold talks on defence, security issues in Manila Narendra Modi, Donald Trump hold talks on defence, security issues in Manila

Referring to the centuries old maritime ties between the two sides, the Prime Minister stressed on the need to take it forward. "Our talks today add new vigour to the friendship between India and Australia", he tweeted. Foreign secretary S Jaishankar...

Lawyers warned Puerto Rico utility against Whitefish contract Lawyers warned Puerto Rico utility against Whitefish contract

Meanwhile, for the first time ever, four members with the Alaska State Defense Force deployed out of the state to replace the crews in Puerto Rico, to continue with communication efforts until the end of the month. Whitefish, Techmanski said, was t...

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Insider Investors Status in Focus

Short interest grew 2,383,688 over that period. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 7,261,026 shares of the company's stock valued at $148,561,000 after acquiring an additional 103,100 shares in the last quarter. Regal Entertainment Group had a ...

Watch Trump Channel Marco Rubio With Mid Speech Water Break Watch Trump Channel Marco Rubio With Mid Speech Water Break

The president made fun of Rubio for the first water bottle moment - which became a viral sensation- during their bitter 2016 Republican presidential primary clash, when Trump nicknamed the Florida senator "Little Marco". "When they put Marco on to re...

Forest Baptist Church gets ready for Operation Christmas Child Forest Baptist Church gets ready for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse, an worldwide Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. The church is taking part in Samaritan's Purse " Operation Christmas Child ". Among the gifts, large ...

Peru, New Zealand Play Crucial Match Wednesday Peru, New Zealand Play Crucial Match Wednesday

The Blanquirroja and the All Whites played out a goalless draw in the first leg in Wellington on Saturday and Farfan said the clash at Estadio Nacional in Lima would be just as hard, reports Xinhua new sagency. It's been 35 years since Peru have been...

United Kingdom foreign secretary to meet husband of British woman jailed in Iran United Kingdom foreign secretary to meet husband of British woman jailed in Iran

Mr Ratcliffe added: "My wife is angry now". Iran would be more likely to honour its worldwide commitments if the United Kingdom did the same, he said. Funding to settle the debt was paid to the High Court by the Treasury and [International Military S...

Your government is probably manipulating you on social media Your government is probably manipulating you on social media

It said that paid commentators, trolls, bots , false news sites, and propaganda outlets were among the techniques used by government leaders to increase their influence. In Ethiopia, the government shut down mobile networks for almost two months as ...

LiAngelo Ball Is Back in the US After Shoplifting Arrest in China LiAngelo Ball Is Back in the US After Shoplifting Arrest in China

Among those insisting that the trio be suspended for the entire season was Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke, who wrote Tuesday, "If the three students had any sort of involvement in something so appallingly entitled and dumb while on a sch...

Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Korea's southeastern coastal city of Pohang Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Korea's southeastern coastal city of Pohang

It's the strongest quake in South Korea since a 5.8-magnitude occurred near the ancient city of Gyeongju, which is close to Pohang, in September 2016, Korea Meteorological Administration officials said . Around 2:50pm (local time) a third aftershock...

Taxpayers Foot Bill for Soldier to Get Sex Reassignment Surgery Taxpayers Foot Bill for Soldier to Get Sex Reassignment Surgery

Army Maj. Dave Eastburn said that waivers are required and routinely approved for medical procedures that military facilities don't have the expertise to perform. President Trump in July announced he would "not accept or allow" transgender soldiers...

Witness Accuses Fox Sports of Bribery at FIFA Trial Witness Accuses Fox Sports of Bribery at FIFA Trial

Alejandro Burzaco, former CEO of the firm based in Argentina, testified that Fox and other broadcasters were involved in a scheme to pay bribes through sham contracts that secured rights for the Copa America and other events. Former FIFA senior vice-...

Tillerson calls for credible probe into rights abuses in Myanmar Tillerson calls for credible probe into rights abuses in Myanmar

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday hit back at accusations that she has been silent over the Rohingya crisis, saying she has focused on speaking in a way that does not inflame tensions. An internal investigation by the military i...

Exports enters negative zone in Oct; trade deficit widens Exports enters negative zone in Oct; trade deficit widens

On the other hand, imports during the month were increased by 7.6%, leading to the highest trade deficit in the past 35 months. Exports during October 2017 were valued at United States $23,098.18 million as compared to $23,360.61 million during...

Ed Westwick Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Third Woman Ed Westwick Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Third Woman

When she arrived around 2:30 a.m.at the multi-bedroom villa at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood, she found it was just Harling and Westwick, a British actor best known for his role as Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl . In addition, Westwick's first acc...

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stake Decreased by Appaloosa LP Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stake Decreased by Appaloosa LP

Analysts set a 12-month price target of $162.69 a share. Howe & Rusling Inc has 0% invested in Gartner Inc (NYSE:IT) for 15 shares. It has underperformed by 12.93% the S&P500. The Insight Capital Research & Management Inc holds 16,383 shares with $2....

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