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Macron: Change in Iran must come at home, not from overseas


Macron stated that France wants to remain "balanced" in its views of the current protests in Iran. Ms. Nauert's statement came just days after Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Andrew Peek - a key Trump administration appointee at Foggy Bottom - told Voice of America that the department "will hold accountable those people or entities who are committing violence, from the top to the bottom, against the protesters". Read More »

FBI Reportedly Investigating Clinton Foundation


The Justice Department has renewed its investigation into allegations of corruption levied against the Clinton Foundation , the charity of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, according to multiple reports . Read More »

Trump's attorney sends cease and desist letter to Bannon over 'disparaging' comments

But the latest disclosures in a new book, " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House " by journalist Michael Wolff, prompted Trump to say Bannon had "lost his mind". President Donald Trump has a new nickname for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. As a gossipy firsthand account of life in the White House, which sections are worthy of a cease-and-desist letter, and which of a full-on investigation? "I've never had such conversation in the White House, outside of the White ... Read More »

Triple talaq Bill goes to Budget Session


Citing Rule 70 (sub-rule 2a), Congress MP Anand Sharma tried to justify the Opposition's demand to refer the bill to the select committee. "All of us (Congress) are supporting this bill, but there are certain lacunae which should and can be rectified in the standing committee, we can sit together and sort out in a time bound manner", said Kharge in the LS. Read More »

ISIS at War with Hamas Following Trump's Jerusalem Decision

This, it said, may in turn hinder Palestinian reconciliation, despite the fact that neither Hamas nor Israel want this escalation. But recently they have also turned their attention to Hamas. The Islamic State also said that Hamas failed to keep the US from recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. These have intensified since the supposed reconciliation deal put together in Cairo, in part because the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah has refused to lift the sanctions that it has ... Read More »

'There were times where I screwed up'


He said that while the role of White House press secretary was his dream job, he quickly realized his boss would be unlike any of his predecessors' bosses. Spicer apologized after the incident as well. In his January 21, 2017, White House statement, Spicer attacked the media for accurate reporting and made several false claims about the inauguration, then left the briefing room without taking questions. Read More »

White supremacist charged with terror attack on Amtrak train


Czaplewski said the man had videos and PDFG files of white supremacist banner over a highway and other neo-Nazi posts and documents about how to murder people. After his initial arrest in October, Wilson was released December 11 on $100,000 bond, the Journal Star reports. A witness interviewed who lived with Wilson in St. Read More »

Company closing Sears in Bismarck, Kmart in Devils Lake


Two years ago, Kmart had 940 stores, and now it will have about 400 locations after the closure. All three are slated for early April closings, according to Sears. The company will continue to close down unprofitable stores as it attempts to "right-size" the number and size of its physical stores to customers' needs, it said in a statement. Read More »

After nationwide search, Texas girls found safe


Officials received tips including sightings of Terry Miles, 40, and the girls from December 30 up to Wednesday, Jan. 3. Terry Allen Miles, 44, is believed to be connected to their abduction, Round Rock Police told our sister station, KVUE in Austin, Texas . Read More »

Dalit Protests Cause Disruptions in India's Financial Capital


Roadblocks, arson and the death of a teenager were reported in towns elsewhere in the state where Dalits, formerly called untouchables, were protesting against the alleged disruption of a memorial event by Hindu nationalist groups. Police said protesters burned a few buses round the state, while dozens of buses and cars were damaged in Mumbai . The Dalits, who rank at the bottom in India's ancient caste hierarchy, called the strike in protest against an attack by right-wing groups in the ... Read More »

Rosenstein meets with Ryan over Russia investigation


Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray had met with House Speaker Paul Ryan earlier Wednesday to discuss the House Intelligence Committee's Russian Federation investigation. Other House Republicans who reviewed the documents agreed. Grassley has also said that his staff members are also in close touch with Nunes's staff about the progression of their parallel investigations. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort sues Mueller, Rosenstein


He has pleaded not guilty. A Justice Department spokesman said, "The lawsuit is frivolous, but the defendant is entitled to file whatever he wants". According to the complaint, Mueller was given additional authority to pursue "any matters that arose or may arise from that investigation". But according to the complaint, Rosenstein has not responded to that request. Read More »

Syria: 30 civilians killed in air strikes near Damascus


Also on January 4, a monitoring group said at least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes in a rebel stronghold near the Syrian capital, Damascus. The ministry said the Mil Mi-24 military helicopter crashed due to a "technical malfunction" on December 31 while it was flying to the Hama Military Air Base in Hama. Read More »

Gander Outdoors to open this spring in Niles


In March Gander Mountain announced it was closing 32 stores, but eventually raised that number to 127, including locations in York and Franklin counties. From the get-go, Lemonis has insisted that stores be profitable and well-managed in order to re-open, and in a statement Thursday he expressed confidence in the staff opening the new Gander Outdoors locations. Read More »

Washington Redskins heiress Jacqueline Kent Cooke 'beat lawyer during antisemitic rant'


Thomas said she went to confront Cooke, and the socialite told her, " Why don't you use your money to get a nose job? ". "She says, 'Hurry up Jew, ' " Haberkorn said. Today she was arraigned and, since the incident, she has filed a cross complaint against Haberkorn, according to The Daily News . The video shows Cooke's boyfriend trying to interject himself in the fight and grabbing Haberkorn. Read More »

Basic Education Minister Motshekga to reveal 2017 matric results


Just over 28% of pupils achieved a pass that will allow them to go to university. Motshekga was speaking at the SABC headquarters in a live broadcast at Auckland Park‚ Johannesburg. Eastern Cape achieved 65% an improvement of 5.7% from 2016 and Limpopo 65.6% up by 3.1% from 2016. The main contributors were Gauteng with 22.4 per cent of the distinctions. Read More »

This Is When The Dutt Biopic Will Release!


The no-holds-barred story of Sanjay Dutt will be releasing on June 29,2017! Vidhu Vinod Chopra is the producer, who has produced literally all the films of Hirani starting from his first Munna Bhai M.B.B.S till the latest one. There has been so much of secrecy maintained around the film, that not even the title of the biopic is revealed. The news came on a day when manisha Koirala's pics from the film's shooting - where she is allegedly in her get-up as Nargis Dutt - appeared ... Read More »

Four of family charred in Mumbai fire


The cause of the fire is not yet known but short circuit has not been ruled out. Reports said firefighters rescued around 11 people and the injured were rushed to Cooper and Mukund hospitals. "We weren't aware of the fire, until we heard the screams". "The fire officials were confused as to which lane the society was located in". The eyewitnesses have called Mumbai Fire Brigade at 2.10 am. Read More »

Lucknow Haj House painted saffron from green and white


The Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party government has painted the outer wall of the Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee office in saffron, in a move that could trigger a fresh controversy in the state. A few ministers' palatial bungalows were also given a saffron hue and government buildings in the state are awaiting their turn to get painted in the saffron colour. Read More »

Who will take over the role of Thomas S. Monson?


The church was founded in 1830 in upstate NY and a year ago was reported to have 15.8 million members all over the world, including the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former MA governor Mitt Romney and the actress Katherine Heigl . Read More »

Fodder scam: Court to pronounce quantum of punishment for Lalu today


Lalu Yadav was sent to Birsa Munda central prison immediately after the conviction. He added that jail did not have any super medical facilities. Suppliers against whom the punishment would also be awarded included Tripurari Mohan Prasad, Raja Ram Joshi, Sunil Kumar Sinha, Sushil Kumar Sinha, Sunil Gandhi, Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal, Jyoti Kumar Jha and Gopinath Jha. Read More »

Fake Signs Mock California's New Immigration Law


U.S. courts have repeatedly held feds can't force states/localities to do Trump's bidding on draconian deportation tactics. His comments came during a discussion about California Gov. "When I do that, we're going to find other illegal aliens there, most likely, that weren't even on our radar". '[Brown] is knowingly putting law enforcement at risk, ' he added. Read More »

National Weather Service Reports Snow Totals, What To Expect After Storm


Temperatures will moderate during the day Sunday, with another winter storm taking aim at the region Monday and Tuesday. There is also a Winter Weather Advisory from 10am Thursday to 7am Saturday. The high on Friday will be 12 degrees, with a low of 2 degrees Friday night. NAN reports that authorities announced the closure of schools and offices across the US on Wednesday while no fewer than 2,700 flights were cancelled as a major winter storm called a "bomb cyclone" pounds the U.S. Read More »

Dense fog disrupts operations at Delhi airport


Chowdhary added: "The device alerts loco pilot about level crossings and signal". Indian Railways may soon introduce an "anti-fog" device to track railway signals and situation on tracks in North India. The humidity at was 100 percent. According to the India Meteorological Department, general visibility improved to 200 metres at IGI Airport as compared to zero metres in the past two days. Read More »

Cape Town Test: Proteas 107 for 3 at lunch


The moisture in the track aside, an element that can only be gauged on the morning of the match, it's not the pitch that would've been bothering the Indians as much as making the pitch. "It's been very, very hot but looks like it's going to be a good cricket wicket, nothing too extreme but looks like it's going to be exactly what we wanted". Read More »

Death Penalty for Terrorists Sparks Fierce Debate in Israel


In a visit during the shiva, he said he was "dismayed" when the relatives "who survived the bad attack, told me how the terrorist held the knife and slaughtered and laughed". Politician Robert Ilatov, who proposed the bill, said: 'We have a moral obligation to the people of Israel. The bill, put forward at the initiative of Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman , would change the requirement to a majority instead of unanimity. Read More »

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: state media


The rebel announcement, carried by the rebel-run Al-Masirah TV, said it had conducted a "successful" firing of a short-range ballistic missile and that it hit its target in Saudi Arabia with "high accuracy". "Firing ballistic missiles at densely populated cities and villages is in contravention of worldwide humanitarian law", Maliki added. Tehran denies arming Yemen's rebels in the war with Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Trump Plans to Open 90% of Offshore Land to Drilling

Democratic governors on both coasts blasted the plan. Environmentalist hysteria notwithstanding, the risk/reward from this drilling isn't even a close call. "These ocean waters are not President Trump's personal playground". "These ocean waters are not President Trump's personal playground", read a statement signed by members of the Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, League of Conservation Voters and other environmental groups. Read More »

As Trump and Kim spar, North Korea opens door to talks

The White House statement and a message from South Korea's Presidential Blue House both said that Trump promised to send a high-level delegation, including members of his family, to the Olympics, which begin February 9. Unusually, Pyongyang - whose propaganda can be colourfully aggressive, sometimes threatening to turn Seoul into a "sea of fire" - has referred to Mr Moon as "president", and asserted Mr Kim's desire for improved North-South relations. Read More »

Powerball Results - Winning Lottery Numbers for Wednesday 3rd Jan


On Tuesday, the numbers drawn were 1, 42, 64, 70 and 47. There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million or up to $2 million if the ticket includes Power Play. Megaplier is a feature that allows a victor to multiply the original prize amount. The cash options on each of the prizes are also all millions of dollars - Mega Millions is at an estimated $277.6 million, Powerball is an estimated $347.9 million, and Megabucks Doubler is an estimated $6.47 ... Read More »

Turkey seeks extradition of FETO fugitive from US


A US jury convicted an executive of Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank of evading Iran sanctions, at the close of the trial which has strained relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "The U.S. should excuse us, but the laws in our bilateral ties and the bilateral accords between us are losing their validity". "What we are seeing in America is a chain of serious plots", Erdogan told reporters at Istanbul airport after the conviction of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, deputy ... Read More »

Iguana stunned by cold moved to safety

Iguanas like to roost in trees at night, so when the temperature drops, their bodies shut down and the cold-blooded reptiles often lose their grip and fall to the ground, or onto people's windshields . This cold snap may be a rude awakening. It's just enough to force them to hibernate. Once the temperature rises again, they'll pop back to life. In other parts of Florida, manatees huddled in warmer spring waters and sea turtles were rescued by FWC, all due to the cold temperatures. Read More »

Trump and Bannon's War of Words


Wolff's book about the early days of the Trump administration has enraged the president and some of his close aides. When the presentation ended, it was Sanders, not Trump, who took questions about the book, which she said was 'full of lies'. Read More »

Oklahoma Doctor Was On Animal Rescue Mission When Plane Went Missing


The Coast Guard said it is searching due south of the gulf coast town of Freeport, Texas , which is an hour south of Houston. Preston said Coast Guard aircraft were searching a broad area Thursday off the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. "I have been checking all day with the Coast Guard and they say they are still out looking for him", said Kerri Kelly, the director of Dolly's Legacy Animal Rescue. Read More »

Iran stages pro-government rallies after days of unrest


The Iran nuclear deal of 2015 unfroze billions of dollars in Iranian assets that will enrich government officials, but the people continue to lack true democracy or prosperity. The decision to do so came after the Iranian government shut off access to Instagram as well as Telegram, a popular messaging app used by activists to organize demonstrations. Read More »