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Russia: US exploiting Iran protest to sink nuclear deal Russia: US exploiting Iran protest to sink nuclear deal
- January 09, 2018

Security Council will discuss the troubling and risky situation in Iran", Haley said in a statement issued Thursday evening, adding that it was "a matter of fundamental human rights for the Iranian people, but it is also a matter of global peace and security". (more...)
Tanker, freighter collide, leaving 22 missing near China
- January 08, 2018

Sanchi was carrying 150,000 tons, or almost 1 million barrels of condensate , a type of ultra-light oil, according to Chinese authorities. South Korea also sent a ship and helicopter to aid the rescue and clean up efforts. The Chinese government gave no details of the size of the spill. Its registered owner is Bright Shipping Ltd. The Chinese and South Korean Coast Guard's are responding. (more...)
Sweden: Serious Injuries Reported After Hand Grenade Explosion at Stockholm Metro Sweden: Serious Injuries Reported After Hand Grenade Explosion at Stockholm Metro
- January 08, 2018

An object now believed to be a hand grenade blew up after a 60-year-old man picked it up from the ground, leaving him in a serious condition. "Someone has used some type of explosive material", Lars-Ake Stevelind, a rescue official, told Swedish television station SVT. (more...)
Bannon Apologizes for Role in Book Critical of White House Bannon Apologizes for Role in Book Critical of White House
- January 08, 2018

Five days after his quotes in Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury infuriated President Donald Trump , Stephen Bannon's trying to fix things. Journalist Wolff, no stranger to controversy, quotes several key Trump aides expressing doubt about Trump's ability to lead the world's largest economy and military hegemon. (more...)
Temperatures reach 79-year high as Sydney residents flock to the beaches Temperatures reach 79-year high as Sydney residents flock to the beaches
- January 08, 2018

Sunday's temperatures fell short of the scorching heat to hit the area in 1939, when the mercury reached 47.8C. "No, but it would not surprise if some stations go close". the fuel is dry out there, the fuel's dry all around NSW". It also took its toll on England in the fourth day of the Fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground , with the tourists struggling to stay in the contest in the extreme heat. (more...)
Jake Tapper Cuts off Stephen Miller on CNN
- January 08, 2018

CNN's Jake Tapper cut short his interview with Donald Trump's senior policy advisor Stephen Miller on Sunday after Miller refused the answer questions and repeatedly called Tapper "hysterical". Bannon issued a statement to news site Axios reaffirming his "unwavering" support for the president, and praising Trump's eldest son. In a much more measured interview on Fox News Sunday , Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski called the book "a complete fabrication". (more...)
Haj House in Lucknow Painted Saffron by Yogi Adityanath Government Haj House in Lucknow Painted Saffron by Yogi Adityanath Government
- January 08, 2018

Notably, after coming to power in the state, the Yogi Adityanath government made a decision to fix a minimum support price for potato at Rs 487 per quintal in a bid to encourage the potato growers. Agriculture minister Surya Pratap Shahi dismised the farmers allegations saying, "The state government was committed to the welfare of farmers, especially potato growers. (more...)
Trump's corrupt media awards: Why some pundits are angling to win Trump's corrupt media awards: Why some pundits are angling to win
- January 08, 2018

He added: "Subjects will cover Dishonesty and Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media". But will the stories that are recognized be "fake" or just unfavorable to the White House? Colbert's entry, styled like a movie poster, enters all "categories" including "fakest dishonesty", "corruptest fakeness", and "smallest button", in reference to Trump's Tuesday tweet that his "nuclear button" is bigger and more powerful than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's. (more...)
Is this the real reason the billionaire Mercers cut off Steve Bannon? Is this the real reason the billionaire Mercers cut off Steve Bannon?
- January 07, 2018

But why does Bush call Bannon a "honey badger"? The theory behind the motto is that honey badgers have thick skin, allowing them not to get rattled by petty things. Bannon's comments came in response to Justin from California, a caller-in to Breitbart News Tonight noting President Donald Trump's recent criticisms of Bannon. (more...)
Sevastova fails to advance to final of Brisbane WTA Sevastova fails to advance to final of Brisbane WTA
- January 07, 2018

Svitolina beat Belarusian qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-1 in a lopsided night final to win her 10th title on the women's elite tour. In the semi-final against Karolina Pliskova , Elina Svitolina had made a sluggish start, quickly finding herself 4-0 down. (more...)
FBI Opens New Investigation Into Clinton Foundation FBI Opens New Investigation Into Clinton Foundation
- January 06, 2018

As recently as last month, Trump to seized on McCabe's role in the Clinton inquiry and his wife's political bid, noting that Jill McCabe received almost $470,000 from a political action committee associated with Clinton ally and Virginia Gov. (more...)
Fire that destroyed home of a Moore accuser may be arson Fire that destroyed home of a Moore accuser may be arson
- January 06, 2018

On Tuesday morning, Johnson's home in Gadsen, Alabama went up in flames and the blaze is now being investigated for arson . One of the women who accused Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of harassing her lost her home Wednesday in a fire that is now under investigation, the Etowah County Sheriff said. (more...)
US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author
- January 06, 2018

During the first week of 2018, investigators and the president's allies alike zeroed in on the Department of Justice, with two Republican congressmen calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign and former campaign manager for President Donald Trump , Paul Manafort , suing the department, seeking to limit its powers. (more...)
China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under United Nations sanctions China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under United Nations sanctions
- January 06, 2018

Treasury Department announcement of sanctions on 20 North Korean vessels and six shipping and trading companies. But instead of going to Taiwan it transferred the oil to a North Korean ship and three other vessels in global waters on 19 October, South Korean officials were quoted as saying. (more...)
Sears to close 24 auto centers Sears to close 24 auto centers
- January 06, 2018

Sears and Kmart have been losing billions of dollars and closing stores for years. In the NY area, the Sears located in Hicksville, on Long Island, is expected to close, as well as one in Toms River, New Jersey. Merchandise liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12. The Sanford Sears Hometown Store, located at 2534 Lee Ave., is not among the list of locations set to close, according to a news release issued by Sears Holdings. (more...)
Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues Moore for defamation Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues Moore for defamation
- January 05, 2018

The lawsuit also pointed to the legal filing by Moore and his campaign on December 27, 2017 that was an effort to stop the election results from being certified by the state of Alabama. Corfman, to publicly apologize for these defamatory statements, and to refrain from making further defamatory statements". She is also seeking to have the defendants pay the legal costs associated with the case. (more...)
DOJ reportedly again looking at Hillary Clinton's email server DOJ reportedly again looking at Hillary Clinton's email server
- January 05, 2018

Trump appeared to be referring to a report in the conservative Daily Caller that Abedin sent government passwords to her Yahoo email before it was hacked. Clinton aides are not happy with the news, as Nick Merrill, Clinton's former communications director, told the Beast: "As Trump begins the new year with Steve Bannon calling his campaign treasonous and indictments and guilty pleas piling up, he resorts to diversion and distraction like clockwork, with the help of his Attorney General". (more...)
One Tourist Killed, Several Injured In Luxor Hot Air Balloon Crash One Tourist Killed, Several Injured In Luxor Hot Air Balloon Crash
- January 05, 2018

Hot air balloon rides were temporarily suspended in Egypt in 2016 after a crash landing led to the injuries of 22 Chinese tourists. According to Egyptian local news outlet Ahram Online , the dead tourist was a USA citizen. The balloons, which provide spectacular views of ancient Karnak and the temples of Luxor, are now monitored by cameras and banned from flying above 2,000 metres. (more...)
Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane
- January 05, 2018

The woman in her complaint stated that she woke from a small nap to find her trousers open with the man's hand inside and her shirt unbuttoned. The victim immediately reported the attack to flight attendants, who later told federal agents that she was "visibly upset and was crying". (more...)
United Kingdom lawmakers back tax on disposable coffee cups United Kingdom lawmakers back tax on disposable coffee cups
- January 05, 2018

The chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, Mary Creagh, said that 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups were thrown away in the United Kingdom every year, with nearly none recycled and 500,000 per day littered. The MPs say throwaway cups should be prohibited altogether by 2023 if they are not all being recycled. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, chef and campaigner, said: "The UK has woken up and smelled the coffee cup nightmare". (more...)