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Global Palestinian president calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'
Author: 0 Palestinian president calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'

However, The New York Times reported earlier that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have attempted to offer Abbas a deal that would likely not be popular among Palestinians because they would not be given East Jerusalem for their capital Palestinian refugees and their descendants wold not be given the right to return.

Global USA faced defeat on global level: Hassan Rouhani
Author: 0 USA faced defeat on global level: Hassan Rouhani

His comments on Sunday came just days after US President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw from the deal if its "disastrous flaws" were not fixed. Russia's foreign minister has condemned Donald Trump's threats to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, arguing that the United States' reckless actions are destabilising the Middle East, Ukraine and the Korean peninsula.

Global Auto goes airborne, slams into second floor of California office
Author: 0 Auto goes airborne, slams into second floor of California office

On Sunday, the answer to that question was Santa Ana, Calif., where a white sedan crashed into a dental office on the second floor of a two-story building. A crane reportedly was to be used to extract the vehicle from the building. Both had minor injuries. The spokesman said that the police had registered a charge of driving under the influence but that the driver had not yet been charged as he was still in the hospital.

Global Illinois AG says girl can use medical marijuana at school
Author: 0 Illinois AG says girl can use medical marijuana at school

The state attorney general's office set out their position at a brief court hearing two days after Ashley's parents filed a federal lawsuit against IL and the Schaumburg School District 54. Since getting her state medical marijuana card the first week of December, Ashley Surin has been wearing a patch on her foot and rubbing marijuana oil on her wrist.

Global Lebanon blast: Hamas official wounded in vehicle bomb attack
Author: 0 Lebanon blast: Hamas official wounded in vehicle bomb attack

Hamdan was not one of Hamas' known members in Lebanon; however, "Hezbollah's" Al Manar television described him on Sunday as "a leading official at the Movement". Senior Hamas official Ali Barakah told reporters that the attack on Hamdan was an attack on "the Palestinian presence in Lebanon and on the sovereignty" of the country.

Global Philippine volcano rumbles back to life, thousands evacuated
Author: 0 Philippine volcano rumbles back to life, thousands evacuated

The Philippines raised the alert level at its rumbling Mayon volcano to "level 3" on Sunday after detecting lava flow and indications of activity that could lead to eruptions of magma. Mayon's first recorded eruption was in 1616. The air that smelt like sulfur after the ash fall was risky and people were advised to cover their noses and mouths with a mask or a damp clean cloth.

Global Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 Payout to Adult Film Actress in 2016
Author: 0 Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 Payout to Adult Film Actress in 2016

In a series of interviews in August and October 2016, Clifford alleges she had an affair with Trump following a meeting at a 2006 celebrity golf tournament, Slate Group Editor-in-Chief Jacob Weisberg told The New York Times . The newspaper also published a photo of Clifford with Trump , which it said had been uploaded to her Myspace account in 2006. Daniels said that the rumors are "completely false" in a statement that was signed by her and released by Cohen.

Global Man hijacks Greyhound bus and threatens to kill everyone in IL
Author: 0 Man hijacks Greyhound bus and threatens to kill everyone in IL

The pursuit crossed into IL and the bus eventually stopped near the exit ramp to Route 173. Illinois State Police were notified of the pursuit as the bus crossed the state line and stopped at the I-94 eastbound exit ramp to Illinois Route 173, the agency said in a statement.

Global Another blast of Arctic air on the way for Monday
Author: 0 Another blast of Arctic air on the way for Monday

Today and Tonight - Accumulating snow is expected today into tonight, with amounts through tonight mostly in the 1 to 3 inch range, possibly approaching 4 inches over west central Wisconsin. It took a while for the clouds to clear this afternoon, and that held high temperatures in the 30s for most . Monday through Tuesday morning - Wind chill values during this time will lower to between 25 below and 40 degrees below zero.

Global Martin O'Neill turns down the chance to manage Stoke City
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill turns down the chance to manage Stoke City

The Potters are looking to bring in a replacement for Mark Hughes after he was axed following a dismal Premier League run and subsequent FA Cup exit at the hands of League Two Coventry City last Saturday. "I don't have to explain anything else". Sanchez Flores, who is under contract with La Liga side Espanyol until 2019 but has a release clause in his deal, had been Stoke's first choice to replace Hughes.

Global 'We made this our home': United States ends protected status for Salvadorans
Author: 0 'We made this our home': United States ends protected status for Salvadorans

Since then, Serrano's parents have been sending money to support family in El Salvador , including Serrano's grandmother, who has a heart condition that's required medication and several surgeries to keep in check. The move will create tens of thousands of new undocumented immigrants in the United States; aggravate labor shortages in some American cities; saddle one of the hemisphere's most beleaguered countries with problems it is ill-equipped to manage; and embitter tens of thousands of USA ...

Global Turkey makes new Syria offer to U.S. amid operation warnings
Author: 0 Turkey makes new Syria offer to U.S. amid operation warnings

In a written statement, the ministry noted that it was not clear with which coalition members the US consulted and has taken the decision to establish such a force. A senior Syrian Kurdish official said on Sunday that fighting between the YPG and Turkish forces was already under way. Turkey, however, considers the Kurdish forces as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is considered a terrorist group by Turkey, the USA and the European Union, according to Reuters.

Global General Motors drops steering wheel, gives robot driver control
Author: 0 General Motors drops steering wheel, gives robot driver control

Next year, General Motors Co. will no longer need an engineer in the front seat babysitting the robot brain that controls its self-driving Chevrolet Bolt. In other states, the automaker would have to work with local officials to change the rules. It is expected to expand to New York City in 2018. "What's really special about this is if you look back 20 years from now, it's the first auto without a steering wheel and pedals", said Kyle Vogt, chief executive officer of Cruise Automation, ...

Global Saudi Women Attend, Cheer at Live Soccer Match for the First Time
Author: 0 Saudi Women Attend, Cheer at Live Soccer Match for the First Time

For the first time, women will this June be allowed to get behind the wheel, after it was announced in September that a ban on women drivers would be lifted. It was a far cry from 2015, when a Saudi woman who tried to attend a football game in Jeddah was arrested after she was spotted by security officers wearing pants, a long-sleeve top, a hat and sunglasses to avoid detection, local news outlets reported.

Global Dahanu (Maharashtra): Two girl students die in Maharashtra boat capsize
Author: 0 Dahanu (Maharashtra): Two girl students die in Maharashtra boat capsize

According to the police, a group of 34 students from Ponda College in Dahanu set out around 11 a.m. for the ride aboard a boat named " Dahanu Queen". She added: "There were more students on the boat than its capacity". The state government has rescued most of the passengers and is making efforts to trace those still missing.

Global MSNBC Deletes Tweet After Misreporting Reason US Ambassador to Panama Resigned
Author: 0 MSNBC Deletes Tweet After Misreporting Reason US Ambassador to Panama Resigned

My instructions clearly stated that if I did not believe in my ability to do so, I will have to resign, the time has come for it, "wrote Feely in his letter". Feeley had actually sent his resignation letter at the end of December, wellbefore this latest presidential controversy. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission John Feeley in Mexico speaks during a ceremony at a hangar of the Secretariat of National Defense in Mexico City, Mexico November 8, 2010.

Author: 0 Hawaii panics after inbound missile alert goes off in error

Residents of Hawaii were told that a ballistic missile was heading for the Pacific island and that they should take cover, in a emergency alert sent to people's phones entirely by accident. "Especially in a place you don't know". What shelter is going to protect me & my family from a nuclear bomb? An alert system is in place because of the potential proximity of Hawaii to North Korean missiles.

Global Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck

For one, the diamond-encrusted Imperial State Crown (which she wears to official events) is *extremely* weighty (about two and a half pounds to be exact!), and requires her to look straight ahead at all times. "But once you've put it on it stays, I mean it just remains itself", The Queen said in the BBC documentary. In the documentary, she wonders what she has done with the scepter.

Global Ivanka Trump praises Oprah's Golden Globes speech and Twitter is not happy
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump praises Oprah's Golden Globes speech and Twitter is not happy

DeMille Award . But their time is up . With an orator's practiced cadence, Winfrey added, "But their time is up ". Time's up on the imbalance of power. Elisabeth Moss, accepting an award for her performance in Hulu's " The Handmaid's Tale ", movingly dedicated her award to Margaret Atwood, whose book the show is based on, and the women who came before her and after her.

Global No US unilateral anti-terror action; Pakistan assured
Author: 0 No US unilateral anti-terror action; Pakistan assured

Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that meeting US President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become the prime minister in elections later this year, but added, "I would meet him". According to Dawn, this was conveyed to Islamabad by Centcom Commander Gen Joseph Votel in a telephonic conversation to Pakistan's army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa last week.

Global Canadian officers see rising odds that Trump will go away NAFTA
Author: 0 Canadian officers see rising odds that Trump will go away NAFTA

President Donald Trump has said the United States would scrap NAFTA if the sixth round of negotiations, due to start on January 23 in Montreal, fails to yield results. The filing was made just as a sixth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks are set to resume January 23 in Montreal. It will be a positive sign if negotiators can close more chapters and agree to a way ahead on the most contentious issues, she said.

Global Israeli forces detain 10 Palestinians from the West Bank
Author: 0 Israeli forces detain 10 Palestinians from the West Bank

Up to 22 people suffocated in Ramallah, as seven others were hit by rubber bullets in the nearby village of Al-Moghir, the Society added in a press release. More than a hundred Palestinians were treated for smoke and gas inhalation after the Israeli soldiers deployed tear gas and smoke grenades. Trump's declaration on Jerusalem triggered protests across the West Bank and Gaza, as well as an increase in militant rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

Global Bill Gross sees 'decaffeinated bear market' on the way for bonds
Author: 0 Bill Gross sees 'decaffeinated bear market' on the way for bonds

Gold miners were boosted by a stronger price for the precious metal, with Newcrest Mining up 0.9 per cent at $22.86 and Evolution Mining up 2.8 per cent at $2.56. The dollar then rallied and was up 0.4 percent against the yen , although the USA currency is still down more than 1 percent against the yen this week after markets bet the Bank of Japan (BoJ) could start to tighten monetary policy faster than expected.

Global Feds encourage work requirement in Medicaid for able-bodied adults
Author: 0 Feds encourage work requirement in Medicaid for able-bodied adults

Aides to Gov. Bevin estimated that roughly half of 350,000 Kentucky Medicaid recipients already meet the new Medicaid requirements to work at least 80 hours per month, volunteer, or commit to job training . "In a state where 443,000 people benefited from Medicaid expansion since past year, this will be devastating for the people of the Commonwealth". Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham sent the following letter to Governor Martinez requesting that she refrain from filing a request with ...

Global Chelsea Manning to Run as Democratic Candidate for Senate in Maryland
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning to Run as Democratic Candidate for Senate in Maryland

Manning, who filed official paperwork on Thursday, is one of four Democratic candidates who have filed for the Senate seat. She is running as a Democrat. While Manning is originally from Oklahoma, Cardin has deep ties in Maryland, where he served in the Maryland House of Delegates for 20 years before taking the seat of retired Sen.

Global Mazda to build $1.6B production facility in Alabama
Author: 0 Mazda to build $1.6B production facility in Alabama

The state has offered some road and bridge improvements around the new plan, Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said. North Carolina has been beefing up its auto manufacturing for years but has not been able to land a major auto manufacturer.

Global Wintry mix expected through Friday morning
Author: 0 Wintry mix expected through Friday morning

The National Weather Service says we'll get one-tenth to a quarter of an inch of rain. Records highs for today , January 12th could be tied or broken. To make matters worse, many wet surfaces will turn to ice as temperatures dip into the 20s by kickoff. Total daytime accumulation will be less than an inch.

Global Klopp: Liverpool left with no option but to sell Coutinho
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool left with no option but to sell Coutinho

It is a pretty easy answer.... In his blog for BetVictor , Owen has given his thoughts on the Algerian winger, saying: "I was asked this week if I thought Riyad Mahrez, who has been linked with a move to Anfield, would be the ideal replacement for Coutinho but I couldn't agree".

Global Indian army chief pitches for control over mosques, madrasas, schools in Kashmir
Author: 0 Indian army chief pitches for control over mosques, madrasas, schools in Kashmir

Acknowledging the suspension of military aid to Pakistan by the US, General Rawat averred it was premature to talk how much of an impact it would have on Pakistan, India and the extended neighborhood. "We returned to our side on the watershed and the Chinese moved by an equal distance", he said. He also said that the Army can call Pakistan's nuclear bluff.

Global Officials report Iowa flu toll has risen to 14 since October
Author: 0 Officials report Iowa flu toll has risen to 14 since October

This year's flu season has been markedly worse than those of the last few years. According to Mosaic, the second issue is that the flu vaccine is perceived to not be as effective this year as it normally would be. H3N2 is associated with more severe illness, especially among children and the elderly. Step No. 1 is to get a flu shot. This month, Kaiser Permanente members received texts and calls warning them of long wait times in the urgent care and ERs.

Global Former White House strategist Stephen Bannon stepping down from Breitbart News
Author: 0 Former White House strategist Stephen Bannon stepping down from Breitbart News

Trump lashed out at Bannon for comments made in Michael Wolff's " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", which questions the president's fitness for office. The former Trump campaign chief and White House adviser is gearing up for his interview with House investigators next. " Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency.

Global Turkey Summons Russian, Iranian Envoys Over Syria Safe Zone Violation
Author: 0 Turkey Summons Russian, Iranian Envoys Over Syria Safe Zone Violation

Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview broadcast on Turkish TV channels,"Iran and Russian Federation need to carry out their responsibilities". The ministry has written to the chiefs of the Turkish army and intelligence service to insist that the terms of a cease-fire are upheld, the newspaper said.

Global Merkel wants to seal coalition deal with SPD swiftly
Author: 0 Merkel wants to seal coalition deal with SPD swiftly

Schulz had previously ruled out entering into another "grand coalition" with Merkel after his party suffered its worst ever result in the federal elections in September. The conservatives also performed poorly in the election, and the three coalition parties' support dropped by a total of almost 14 percentage points.

Global New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Federal Intervention on Marijuana
Author: 0 New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Federal Intervention on Marijuana

Gardner says he plans to stick to a promise to block all nominees to the Department of Justice, including U.S. Marshals, and U.S. attorneys from other states until federal forces let up on the issue. What other reason could President Trump's attorney general have for interrupting the orderly process undertaken by various states over the past two decades to decide marijuana laws for themselves? Both used a payment processing company that worked with a MA bank that processed medical marijuana ...

Global Germany urges USA to separate Iran nuclear deal from other issues
Author: 0 Germany urges USA to separate Iran nuclear deal from other issues

A day before USA president Donald Trump is expected to continue granting Iran a reprieve from sanctions over its nuclear program, while again signaling his displeasure with the worldwide nuclear deal that lifted the penalties, the EU-28 foreign ministers met their Irani counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Brussels.

Author: 0 Steve Bannon Plans to 'Fully Cooperate' with Robert Mueller

A person familiar with the matter confirmed the representation but said Burck was advising Bannon only in relation to the House committee interview and his time on the presidential campaign. In response, Bannon released a statement reflecting on his time with the publication which indicated that he was "proud of what the Breitbart team has accomplished in so short a period of time ".

Global Tax reform: IRS, Treasury take first step toward raising your paycheck
Author: 0 Tax reform: IRS, Treasury take first step toward raising your paycheck

The IRS is working to develop withholding guidance to implement the tax reform bill signed into law on December 22. "I look forward to GAO's independent review of these tables, which will expose whether the Trump administration is tampering with Americans' paychecks, resulting in a whopping tax bill next year".

Global Trump suggests he's developed a positive relationship with Kim Jong
Author: 0 Trump suggests he's developed a positive relationship with Kim Jong

SATELLITE images show increased tunnelling at North Korea's secret nuclear site- indicating that the crackpot country could be preparing another nuke test. Kim called the 71-year-old American president "the mentally deranged US dotard ". "I think you people are surprised". A B-1B Lancer strategic bomber, two F-35A and two F-35B stealth jets of the U.S.

Global House Passes FISA Reauthorization Despite Trump Tweet Criticizing The Program
Author: 0 House Passes FISA Reauthorization Despite Trump Tweet Criticizing The Program

This law is used to spy on the emails, text messages, and other electronic communications of Americans and foreigners without a warrant . Supporters of that bill said it provided much stronger privacy and civil liberties protections for Americans, but opponents said it could hamstring investigators from getting the information they need to foil terrorists.

Global Mexican states get highest U.S. 'do not travel' warning
Author: 0 Mexican states get highest U.S. 'do not travel' warning

Wednesday's travel advisory repeated those warnings, but issued both states Category 2 designations, calling for Americans to exercise increased caution but not stay away. Michoacan was so dominated by a drug cartel that vigilantes took up arms in 2013 to drive them out. While the USA has discouraged travel to all or some of those states in the past, its new evaluation is sterner, giving the states its highest risk Category 4 warning.

Global Sarah Sanders gives press briefing
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders gives press briefing

The White House said Thursday that President Trump wasn't confused when he tweeted criticism of a foreign surveillance law and later voiced support for the House to renew the law. I also agree that the media spends entirely too much time and attention on tweets at the expense of serious and balanced policy analysis. Trump's concerns on the legislation, though, appeared unrelated to the argument made by civil libertarians in the lead-up to the vote.

Global Honduras: 7.6 Earthquake Triggers Tsunami alert
Author: 0 Honduras: 7.6 Earthquake Triggers Tsunami alert

Virgin Islands. A tsunami advisory signals a threat to those in or near water, as strong currents and waves could be risky. The tremor occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles) in the sea between the island of Cuba and the coasts of Honduras and Belize, 44 kilometers east of Great Swan Island, Honduras, according to maps published by the USGS.

Global Trump slams 'sneaky' Feinstein over Russian Federation info release
Author: 0 Trump slams 'sneaky' Feinstein over Russian Federation info release

Republican Sens. Charles E. Grassley (Iowa), committee chair, and Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.), also on the committee with Feinstein, have referred Simpson for criminal prosecution. And as the top Democrat on the committee, she didn't need authorization from Grassley to release it. The criminal referral urged the DOJ to examine whether Steele made false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation "about the distribution of claims" contained in the dossier.

Global Alligators survive U.S. brutal cold by poking noses through ice
Author: 0 Alligators survive U.S. brutal cold by poking noses through ice

Alligators can regulate their temperature so they can remain frozen in place until the ice melts. Howard says they lower their body temperature and metabolism under water to survive. Alligators then enter "a state of brumation , like hibernating". Experts from the Shallotte River Swamp Park explained how it's all possible. Turns out they stick their noses through the ice to survive.

Global Teacher handcuffed at school board meeting after bringing up salary
Author: 0 Teacher handcuffed at school board meeting after bringing up salary

The video then shows the woman on the floor in the hallway, where she is being handcuffed behind the back by the marshal. "Stop right now", he said , saying her question was not germane. Board members had always been split on renewal of the superintendent's contract, but the death of a board member in November changed the composition of the board.

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