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Tokyo schools plan to introduce Giorgio Armani faces flak

Tokyo schools plan to introduce Giorgio Armani faces flak According to details published Thursday by Huffington Post Japan , the full uniform set, including a bag and a hat, could set parents back more than 80,000 yen (over $730). "A thorough discussion between the PTA, parents and other parties involved should have been held", an education board official said. As The Telegraph notes, it is just 656 ft away from Armani's head office. [Full Article...]

No. 3 at Justice Department Leaving for Walmart Gig

No. 3 at Justice Department Leaving for Walmart Gig Trump has mused about firing Rod Rosenstein , who has overseen the Russian Federation investigation into electoral interference since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. In her role as associate attorney general, Brand oversaw a broad portfolio, including the Justice Department's anti-trust, civil rights, tax and civil divisions. [Full Article...]

Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attack army camp in Jammu

Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attack army camp in Jammu The area has been cordoned off. 2 injured, one Hawaldar & his daughter. However, Choudhary later succumbed to his injuries, The Indian Express reported. Three fidayeen are believed to be inside the army camp. This is the second time it has been targeted in 10 years. According to ANI , Gunshots were heard inside the Sunjwan Army camp on Saturday morning. [Full Article...]

Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit

Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit On February 9, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Jordan, which is his transit to Palestine . Modi's visit will be his second to the UAE since becoming Prime Minister in 2014. "All programmes will be held in Muqata (Presidential compound)". During the visit, Modi said he will engage with leading UAE and Arab CEOs in Dubai on the vast economic opportunities in India and what more can be done t... [Full Article...]

Toys R Us jump starts closures, begins liquidation sales

Toys R Us jump starts closures, begins liquidation sales The liquidation sales are being organized by Gordon Brothers, Hilco Merchant Resources, Tiger Capital Group and Great American Group. Near Sacramento, a Toys "R" Us in Yuba City and a Babies "R" Us in Folsom are scheduled to go out of business, as well as a handful in San Jose and the Bay Area. [Full Article...]

Flawed US policy to make world's nuclear peril greater — Interview

Flawed US policy to make world's nuclear peril greater — Interview North Korean soldiers showed up and killed two of the U.S. Army officers with their own axes they had set aside while pruning the tree. China is now showing the world it is preparing for an inevitable nuclear war on the Korean peninsula. After raising concern to National Security Council officials over their consideration of a preemptive strike against North Korea, Cha wrote an op-ed for the Po... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh should End Crackdown on Opposition Supporters: HRW

Bangladesh should End Crackdown on Opposition Supporters: HRW Bangladesh's ex-premier Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case, a setback for opposition BNP chief as she can be barred from contesting the next general election slated for December. Speaking to bdnews24.com after the verdict on Thursday, CPB President Mujahidul Islam Selim said, "We want a country free of corruption and all the people involved in graf... [Full Article...]

Iran urges Turkey to respect sovereignty of Syria

Iran urges Turkey to respect sovereignty of Syria President Rouhani said in a Thursday phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that using national currencies in economic transactions could accelerate Tehran-Ankara relations. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned of regional threats to the interests of both Tehran and Ankara, calling for boosting bilateral ties in all sectors. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau claims his 'peoplekind' comment was just a joke

Justin Trudeau claims his 'peoplekind' comment was just a joke He interrupted a woman named Aimee when she said the word "mankind", telling her: 'We like to say peoplekind, not necessarily mankind, because it's more inclusive'. "However, unfortunately in Canada , our volunteering as a religious charitable organization is extremely hard, extremely". He broke into a woman's question about charitable status for her female-centred church when she stated: "mate... [Full Article...]

Trump condemns Illegal Immigration following death of Edwin Jackson

Trump condemns Illegal Immigration following death of Edwin Jackson Police also indicated that Gonsales was driving the vehicle without a license. Federal immigration authorities placed a hold on him following his arrest , meaning they have requested local police hand him over for prosecution. On Tuesday, Trump: "This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. This is just one of many such preventable tragedies", Trump said in a tweet , "We must get the... [Full Article...]

Pelosi won't support budget deal without Dreamer protections

Pelosi won't support budget deal without Dreamer protections If Democratic and Republican negotiators lock in an agreement to raise budget caps on defense spending and non-defense domestic spending , that will open up everything else. Lawmakers have largely separated the current funding fight from the debate over immigration after the issue derailed budget talks last month and led to a three-day government shutdown . [Full Article...]

Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared

Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared The revocation came hours after former president Mohamed Nasheed sought India's military intervention to resolve the ongoing political crisis in his country. The arrest of the Supreme Court Chief Justice and political figures are also reasons for concern. The government announced a 15-day state of emergency Monday night, giving it sweeping powers, including to make arrests, search and seize pr... [Full Article...]

Maldives declares 15-day state of emergency amid crisis

Maldives declares 15-day state of emergency amid crisis In 1988, Sri Lankan militants working for a Maldivian businessman tried to take control of the country and seized control of many government buildings. India may have to respond to calls from the Maldives' opposition to intervene, but in doing so, it will have to tread lightly so that it is not seen as taking sides. [Full Article...]

Barnier warns Britain over post-Brexit trade

Barnier warns Britain over post-Brexit trade Pro-Brexit lawmakers are plotting to topple Prime Minister if she tries to keep in the 's tariff-free customs union, media reports said on Sunday, ahead of crucial Cabinet meetings over Britain's future relationship with the later this week. [Full Article...]

LiDAR reveals Mayan mega city hidden in Guatemalan jungle

LiDAR reveals Mayan mega city hidden in Guatemalan jungle Researchers used a mapping technique called LiDAR , which stands for Light Detection And Ranging. Most of the 60,000 structures found are thought to be stone platforms that would have supported the average Maya home. The civilization reached its peak in what is present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, and parts of Belize, El Salvador and Honduras between 250 and 950 B.C. [Full Article...]

Army officer, three soldiers martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

Army officer, three soldiers martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri While the latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan claimed the lives Captain Kapil Kundu, riflemen Ram Avtar, Shubam Singh, and havaldar Roshan Lal, another soldier - another soldier Naik Iqbal is being treated for his injuries in hospital. [Full Article...]

Erdogan to meet Pope Francis

Erdogan to meet Pope Francis Despite previous disagreements, the two leaders found common ground on Jerusalem after the U.S. unilaterally recognized the city as the capital of Israel. The pontiff acknowledged a unsafe stereotype stigmatising Muslims was gaining ground. Erdogan has publicly stated his support for destroying Kurdish groups who hope to carve out an independent Kurdistan in northern Iraq and Syria. [Full Article...]

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash Many questioned if it was appropriate to use a deceased civil rights leader in the context of selling trucks. While the commercial did encourage viewers to serve others, some argued that it's still essentially a commercial to sell trucks. [Full Article...]

Iran: US threatening Russian Federation with new nuclear weapons

Iran: US threatening Russian Federation with new nuclear weapons Another top Iranian leader, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, had also reportedly raised concern that such an approach by the USA would increase the risk of " bringing humankind closer to annihilation ". No wonder the Doomsday Clock is at its most unsafe since 1953. Russia's Foreign Ministry on Saturday expressed disappointment at the US policy, saying the contents come off as confronta... [Full Article...]

WATCH Kurdish Forces Blowing Up Turkish Tank

WATCH Kurdish Forces Blowing Up Turkish Tank The recording was sent to observatory by "a combatant of Syrian rebel groups fighting with Turkish forces", according to Agence France Presse, director of NGO, Rami Abdel Rahman, who described content of film as "a barbarism without Precedents "in almost seven years of war in Syria ". [Full Article...]


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