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Global Sheriff Joe is Running For Office Again
Author: 0 Sheriff Joe is Running For Office Again

He was convicted a year ago of criminal contempt for defying a court order to stop racially profiling Latinos but was pardoned by President Donald Trump, whose presidential campaign Arpaio had supported, in August before serving any jail time.

Global Trump to attend economic forum in Davos, Switzerland
Author: 0 Trump to attend economic forum in Davos, Switzerland

The theme of this year's Davos conference is to examine the causes of and solutions for political, economic and social fractures in society, Reuters writes . President Donald Trump will attend the annual meeting of world financial elite in Davos, Switzerland, a celebration of globalization and free trade that runs counter to the "America First" populism he champions.

Global Israel bans 20 worldwide NGOs under anti-BDS law
Author: 0 Israel bans 20 worldwide NGOs under anti-BDS law

Erdan told Hadashot news the list was an additional step in Israel's campaign against BDS. "The state of Israel will actively prevent such groups from spreading their falsehoods and odious methods from within the country", Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said , apparently insinuating that the peaceful group that helped victims of Nazism spreads "odious" ideas.

Global Oprah Should Not Be President
Author: 0 Oprah Should Not Be President

This year's Golden Globes ceremony was not left wanting for powerful statements. Critics said she defended her father after he was accused of sexual assault and was caught on tape bragging about being able to grope women because he was famous.

Global Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'
Author: 0 Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart. "Too bad!" Trump wrote on Twitter . President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican senators about immigration on Thursday, Jan.

Global Supreme Court Allows Draconian 'Religious Freedom' Law To Stand
Author: 0 Supreme Court Allows Draconian 'Religious Freedom' Law To Stand

The state enacted its law less than a year after the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. In 2012, the Delhi High Court struck down Section 377 of IPC but it was set aside by the Supreme Court in the 2013 judgement on the grounds that it is the job of the legislature to do away with it, and it is not the job of the court to legislate.

Global Third floor of Mumbai Sessions court charred in fire, no casualties
Author: 0 Third floor of Mumbai Sessions court charred in fire, no casualties

No casualties or injuries have been reported yet. Once the fire was brought under control, the cooling and cleaning operations were undertaken. By the time fire engines reached the spot in around 15 minutes, the fire had spread over a ground plus one building, and had covered nearly 3,000 sq ft.

Global Manhunt on for suspect in killing of Washington state deputy
Author: 0 Manhunt on for suspect in killing of Washington state deputy

In a statement earlier from the Governor's office, Jay Inslee asked all Washingtonians to hold Deputy McCartney's Family in our hearts as well as all the men and women in Pierce County Sheriff's Department who served with McCartney and all who serve in law enforcement across our state.

Global Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NY
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The president's son Eric tweeted his thanks to firefighters for doing "an incredible job". Trump Tower was also the setting for the developer-turned-president's reality TV show, The Apprentice , and the headquarters of his presidential campaign.

Author: 0 Oil tanker collides with vessel off China coast, 32 crew members missing

The 21-strong crew aboard the Hong Kong-registered CF Crystal have all been rescued and the ship was not severely damaged. That is equivalent to just under 1 million barrels, worth about $60 million, based on global crude oil prices. "There is an oil slick and we are pushing forward with rescue efforts". China sent four rescue ships and three cleaning boats to the site, while South Korea dispatched a ship and a helicopter.

Global Sachin Tendulkar's Daughter Reportedly Harassed
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Mitti allegedly made around 20 calls to Tendulkar's landline number and threatened to kidnap Sara and marry her forcefully. The police also recovered a diary from Maity's house where he has scribbled Sara's name, claiming to be his wife. Sachin Tendulkar with Sara and Anjali Tendulkar. Maity's statement to the police department mentioned, "I saw her on tv sitting at the pavilion during a match and fell in love...

Global Bigg Boss 11: Bandgi Kalra to feature in a Bollywood film?
Author: 0 Bigg Boss 11: Bandgi Kalra to feature in a Bollywood film?

During the conversation, Shilpa suggests Luv to apologise Hina. Puneesh supports Shilpa. Even Salman warns Shilpa to be active. Salman asks Puneesh to sort the votes as per the names of the contestants, while tells the nominated contestants to count their votes.

Global Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards
Author: 0 Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

Stephen Colbert , Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah all took time out their shows on Wednesday to mull over their chances of receiving one of the awards - or as Colbert referred to them, "the Fakies". "So that was Donald Trump's day on Twitter ". Trump frequently rails on the media and accuses reporters and networks of being "fake news". They are all bad.

Global Dangerously cold through Saturday with wind chills 5 to 25 below zero
Author: 0 Dangerously cold through Saturday with wind chills 5 to 25 below zero

The air temperature will fall toward zero or below through early Friday morning. Just a 15 percent chance for a shower. That might mix with some sleet or rain in spots too. A Wind Advisory has been issued for all of Southern New England for today , into this evening , with expected wind gusts between 40- 50 miles per hour.

Author: 0 After Tense CNN Interview with Stephen Miller, President Trump Fires Back

The book is best understood as a work of very poorly written fiction. "It's tragic and unfortunate that Steve would make these grotesque comments so out of touch with reality and obviously so vindictive, and the whole White House staff is deeply disappointed in his comments, which were grotesque", Miller told Tapper before the conversation unraveled.

Author: 0 Astronaut John Young Dead

Young was the only agency astronaut to go into space. Forty-three years ago, Young - then a Navy test pilot - tuned in on a small, black-and-white television at the Naval Air Test Center in Florida as President John Kennedy addressed the nation.

Author: 0 Amidst frustration on Pakistan's inaction against terrorist groups, Trumps cancels Aid

The United States has suspended about $2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan, with the White House linking the decision to its frustration over Islamabad's reluctance to deny the Taliban and Haqqani network safe havens. On Thursday, the senator said, "I've been fighting to end Pakistani aid for years". The decision to cut funding comes just several days after President Donald Trump tweeted his disappointment with Pakistan, claiming that the US got nothing but "lies and deceit" for ...

Global Saskatchewan adds 5K jobs in December: Statistics Canada
Author: 0 Saskatchewan adds 5K jobs in December: Statistics Canada

The Canadian economy added a net 78,600 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, Statistics Canada said Friday, which almost matched the previous month's employment gain of 79,500. Its benchmark interest rate sits at 1 percent. A report showing that the USA economy created more private-sector jobs than expected last month lent some support to the US dollar.

Global U.S. to announce specific actions against Pakistan
Author: 0 U.S. to announce specific actions against Pakistan

Of this, $8.2 billion was security-related, according to a paper tracking U.S. assistance to Pakistan by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a non-partisan body that works for United States congress. Relations with Washington have been strained for years over Islamabad's alleged support for Haqqani network militants, who are allied with the Afghan Taliban.

Global State Dept. official: We are not pursuing regime change in Iran
Author: 0 State Dept. official: We are not pursuing regime change in Iran

Police officers used tear gas and water cannons to disperse crowds as the demonstrations grew rowdier. Since the protests in Iran began six days ago - and President Trump has repeatedly tweeted his support for the dissidents - prominent Iranian exile groups and opponents of the Tehran regime have voiced praise for the USA president.

Global Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit

We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said. AL.com and The Hill reported that the home of Tina Johnson , one of the nine women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct decades ago, burned on Tuesday. Tallant, who said he lives across the street from Johnson and her family, said another neighbor called him to say smoke was coming out from Johnson's home and they were concerned that somebody might be inside.

Global Senators Refer Dossier Author to DOJ in Criminal Referral
Author: 0 Senators Refer Dossier Author to DOJ in Criminal Referral

The dossier forms much of the basis for Congress and the DOJ's investigation into aforementioned alleged ties between Trump and Russian Federation. "You had people at the senior most level at the Department of Justice saying well, we know but we're not going to tell you".

Global Taiwan releases North Korea oil smuggling suspect on bail
Author: 0 Taiwan releases North Korea oil smuggling suspect on bail

Wu Haitao, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, after a vote on new sanctions against North Korea during a Security Council meeting earlier this month. In November, China, one of North Korea's top trading partners, exported no oil products to the isolated country, apparently going above and beyond the United Nations restrictions.

Global Plattsburgh Kmart to close in April
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Sears and Kmart will also be closing a total of 103 stores between March and April, which include six Seattle and Tacoma locations. No stores in the Northern San Joaquin Valley or Tuolumne County are on the latest closure lists for Sears and Kmart.

Global Fodder scam case: Court to decide fate of Lalu Prasad Yadav today
Author: 0 Fodder scam case: Court to decide fate of Lalu Prasad Yadav today

The CBI court had acquitted another former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra and five others in the case, relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 84.5 lakh from the Deoghar district treasury between 1990 and 1994. The ex- Bihar chief minister told the judge, "It was very cold in jail". "All four have been issued notices as the court has found their comments on the verdict as contempt", Prabhat Kumar, a lawyer for Lalu Prasad told journalists in Ranchi .

Global Daesh claims Kabul attack that killed 15 people
Author: 0 Daesh claims Kabul attack that killed 15 people

There has been an increase in security since last May when a truck bomb in the diplomatic quarter killed 150 people and wounded around 400 others. Afghans are prohibited from selling or consuming alcohol in the Muslim-majority country. The Amaq news agency of the militants said a suicide bomber targeted police and intelligence officers busy in an operation in the Banayee area of the city.

Global Roy Moore accuser files defamation lawsuit against him
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser files defamation lawsuit against him

She said she did not have intercourse with Moore and requested to be taken home. In a statement, Leigh Corfman says Moore and his campaign need to be held responsible for their actions. "Mr. Moore sexually abused me when I was only 14 years old". Mr. Moore knew or should have known that Ms. Corfman's account is truthful because he was the perpetrator in the events she described.

Global Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger
Author: 0 Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger

Mr Ramamoorthy, an Indian citizen living in the USA on a temporary visa, was sitting in the middle seat, with his wife on the aisle side and the alleged victim in the window seat. While the onboard crew was talking to the woman, Ramamoorthy's wife came to the back to see what was going on, Jawad said. Ramamoorthy provided "conflicting reports ", about the incident.

Author: 0 States That Have Legalized Marijuana: Jeff Sessions Can Go to Hell

Sessions' new stance will let federal prosecutors decide how aggressively to enforce federal law prohibiting it, giving added uncertainty to an industry long used to it. Basically, they were like " hey, we're chill as long as you take steps to make sure weed doesn't get trafficked to states where it's still illegal, and you make sure kids don't get their hands on it ".

Global Flights Canceled, Delayed To And From East Coast
Author: 0 Flights Canceled, Delayed To And From East Coast

The fierce conditions left almost 5,000 flights canceled across the country. For some travelers at MIA, the storm up east meant they were staying put. The National Weather Service was forecasting record low temperatures for 28 major cities in the mid-Atlantic states, NY and across New England by early Sunday.

Global Industry responds to coffee cups report
Author: 0 Industry responds to coffee cups report

The last decade has brought about an explosion in the United Kingdom café culture, as the traditional English cup of tea has succumbed to its roasted rival, with the milky latte taking top spot as the nation's most popular takeaway hot drink, served in paper cups laminated with a plastic sheeting, which waterproof the containers and stop hot drinks leaking onto customer's hands.

Global Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt
Author: 0 Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt

Hot air balloon flights above Luxor are famous among tourists because of the spectacular views of the ancient Karnak and the temples of Luxor. This was exacerbated by the 2015 Russian plane crash, which killed all 224 passengers and crew on board, a lot of them Russian tourists.

Global United States dismisses North-South Korea talks as 'band-aid'
Author: 0 United States dismisses North-South Korea talks as 'band-aid'

After she read out social media posts written by Iranians in support of the demonstrations, many of which openly called for the overthrow of the Tehran regime, Haley dismissed Iranian leaders' contention that the unrest was being orchestrated by their external enemies.

Global Opposition, TDP want select panel to look at triple talaq Bill
Author: 0 Opposition, TDP want select panel to look at triple talaq Bill

The bill apart from outlawing triple talaq OR talaq-e-biddat also makes it a punishable offence, according to its provisions. The Congress, which supported the bill in the Lok Sabha, says that it opposes the criminalization part in it. "This government wants to destroy the parliamentary practice of legislative scrutiny through either standing committees or select committees", said Sukhendu Sekhar Roy ( Trinamool Congress ).

Global Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots swell to $800M
Author: 0 Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots swell to $800M

The Powerball jackpot during that run-up in 2017 reached $758.7 million and became the largest lottery jackpot in the world ever won by a single ticket. The drawing is at 10 p.m. today. The Powerball prize, from a drawing January 13, 2016, was divided among three winners. The record Mega Millions jackpot is $656 million - three tickets shared that jackpot on March 30, 2012.

Global Mitt Romney stays quiet about possible Senate run
Author: 0 Mitt Romney stays quiet about possible Senate run

Romney thanked Hatch in a statement on Facebook and said Hatch "has represented the interests of Utah with distinction and honour". While he would clearly be favored by the national party and top donors for the nomination, he could face a primary fight from the activist right.

Global Trump accuses Justice Department of being part of the 'deep state'
Author: 0 Trump accuses Justice Department of being part of the 'deep state'

The emails were forced out after a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit from Judicial Watch and reveal that not only did Abedin have at least five emails on the computer and Clinton's unsecured private server which were classified, they were more than likely hacked by foreign adversaries because she used a Yahoo account .

Global 12 injured, 1 seriously, in major Bronx building fire
Author: 0 12 injured, 1 seriously, in major Bronx building fire

The latest blaze came less than a week after another fire in the Bronx killed 12 people . The cause of the fire was not immediately revealed. There are twelve apartments in the building. Last Thursday, another fire at an apartment block close to the Bronx Zoo was started by a three-year-old boy who was playing with stove burners. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called it the worst fire tragedy the city has seen in a quarter century.

Global National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Stafford-LBI Area
Author: 0 National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Stafford-LBI Area

Lesser amounts should fall inland with extreme northwestern parts of the state receiving little to no snow, the National Weather Service says. The new snowfall affecting northern states will follow Winter Storm Benji, which caused at least three deaths, led to hundreds of flight cancellations and left thousands without power as it moved through the South late last week.

Global 2017 was the safest year in aviation history, shows research
Author: 0 2017 was the safest year in aviation history, shows research

There were no commercial passenger jet deaths in the world in 2017 and the U.S. president took to Twitter to suggest he had a role in this figure. According to To70 data, every 16 million flights are one fatal accident, although the calculations were made before the Costa Rican accident.

Global Police looking for two missing juveniles in relation to a suspicious death
Author: 0 Police looking for two missing juveniles in relation to a suspicious death

There is an active AMBER Alert for the state of Texas, although they children and companion may have traveled across state lines. "Luluvioletta is described as a white female, 4'5", 75lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. The vehicle also has a white sticker on the upper right hand corner of the rear window. "Like I said, I got kids, and I wouldn't want that to happen to mine".

Global Mighty Mayfield can't propel Oklahoma to win in Rose Bowl
Author: 0 Mighty Mayfield can't propel Oklahoma to win in Rose Bowl

Lorenzo Carter blocked a 27-yard field goal attempt by Austin Seibert on the first possession of the second overtime . The national championship game is January 8 in Atlanta. "My team just had faith in me", said Michel, who did all that damage on just 11 carries and got a hug from former Bulldogs great tailback Garrison Hearst after scoring the winning TD.

Global Risky wind chills continue across the area
Author: 0 Risky wind chills continue across the area

Wind chills will be below zero the entire day thanks to a northwesterly wind between 5-12 miles per hour with some stronger gusts. We start off the new year with continued frigid temperatures. In other words, the air " feels " colder than it is because of the chilling effect of the wind on the skin. Clear and cold tomorrow night with low temps in the single digits to low teens and a negative wind chill.

Global Death Toll Jumps In Iran As Antigovernment Protests, Arrests Continue
Author: 0 Death Toll Jumps In Iran As Antigovernment Protests, Arrests Continue

Nine more people, including an 11-year-old boy, have been killed as anti-government protests continued across Iran on Tuesday. Rowhani has tried to play down the unrest, which began over economic grievances in second city Mashhad last Thursday but quickly turned against the Islamic regime as a whole with chants of "Death to the dictator".

Global Pakistan summons United States ambassador over Trump tweet
Author: 0 Pakistan summons United States ambassador over Trump tweet

Embassy spokesman Richard Snelsire said. In a tweet on New Year's Day, he claimed that the United States had foolishly given Pakistan over $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years. forces in Afghanistan, and was dubbed by America's former top military officer Mike Mullen as a "veritable arm" of Pakistani intelligence. However the Pakistani military launched an operation there in 2014, and now insists it has eradicated all safe havens in the country.

Global Bill to replace Medical Council to benefit profession
Author: 0 Bill to replace Medical Council to benefit profession

The Indian Medical Association Gujarat branch will observe a black day on Tuesday to protest the National Medical Commission Bill that was tabled in the Lok Sabha. "The minimum qualification to practice modern medicine shall remain MBBS. Other provision that allows medical practitioners of Indian medicine to practise allopathic medicine following a bridge course should be dropped from the Bill", said TNGDA state headquarters secretary Dr P Balakrishnan.

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