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Egyptian Leaders Accept Trump's Jerusalem Move

Egyptian Leaders Accept Trump's Jerusalem Move The Saturday report stated that the Times had obtained audio recordings of telephone calls made by an intelligence officer named Captain Ashraf al-Kholi to four "influential" radio hosts after US President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. [Full Article...]

Stalled in RS, Triple Talaq Bill now pushed to Budget Session

Stalled in RS, Triple Talaq Bill now pushed to Budget Session However, she vehemently opposed Ishrat Jahan's move to join the BJP and said that Ishrat Jahan used the Triple Talaq issue for her personal gain and will now use her role in this entire matter to gain political mileage. "This is due to the government's delay in holding the Winter Session", he said. However, the Muslim men praised the Congress for making a last stand against this bill in the Rajy... [Full Article...]

U.S. freezes over $1.1 billion aid to Pakistan for harbouring terror groups

U.S. freezes over $1.1 billion aid to Pakistan for harbouring terror groups Mattis said the USA and Pakistan have had "strong disagreements on some issues and we're working those - the specific individual things we're doing are best handled in private to ensure that we can be most productive". "I just want to be clear that it's been suspended". It was clear that the USA state department had not even decided on the exact quantum of aid that would be cut before it went ... [Full Article...]

Pro-Government Rallies in Iran After Days of Protest, Unrest

Pro-Government Rallies in Iran After Days of Protest, Unrest However, Rouhani said that the aim of these protests should be to improve the situation in the country and people's lives. The anti-government protests broke out on December 28 in Iran's second largest city of Mashhad, initially against price rises, and later expanded to other provinces. [Full Article...]

OH health officials report more than 2000 flu hospitalizations

OH health officials report more than 2000 flu hospitalizations Health experts say the influenza season in the United States is proving to be more severe than usual, with about twice the number of people reporting flu-like illness to their doctors compared with the same time a year ago. "Our census has been high through the holidays, but not just due to the flu season", said Linda Burt, vice president of Quality and Community Services. [Full Article...]

Leigh Corfman slaps Roy Moore with defamation suit

Leigh Corfman slaps Roy Moore with defamation suit Moore and those who enable him accountable". The lawsuit says, "Mr. Moore and the Moore Campaign Committee will likely continue to defame Ms. Corfman if they are not stopped by this Court". Martin Wishnatsky , lawyer friend to Roy and Kayla Moore . A representative of Moore's campaign, Brett Doster, said, "We look forward to transparently discussing these matters in a court of law". [Full Article...]

Rebuffing Trump aid threat, Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale'

Rebuffing Trump aid threat, Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale' The spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the law is a "declaration of war on the Palestinian people", the Jerusalem Post reported . It was not immediately clear whether Trump was threatening all of the budget, worth $319 million in 2016, according to U.S. government figures. It is also the largest overall supplier of financial support for the Palestinians. [Full Article...]

California pulls ad critics said promoted pot use

California pulls ad critics said promoted pot use Dozens of newly authorized marijuana stores are due to open for business across California on January 1, launching yet another chapter in America's drug culture and the largest regulated commercial market for cannabis in the United States - one valued at several billion dollars. [Full Article...]

Giannis Antetokounmpo Would Pick LeBron James First in All-Star Draft

Giannis Antetokounmpo Would Pick LeBron James First in All-Star Draft The Bucks " "Greek Freak', who ranks second in the National Basketball Association behind Harden in points-per-game, leads James by 7,336 votes among frontcourt players. Ranked second in player efficiency rating, Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.1 points - the second-most in the National Basketball Association - 10.4 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.3 blocks while leading the Bucks to a 2... [Full Article...]

Strong stance helps spur talks about North Korea

He told reporters Friday that Japan would "take all steps necessary", including cooperating with China and Russian Federation, to step up pressure on North Korea so it will give up its nuclear weapons and missile development policies. Earlier this week, Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said Washington had heard reports that Pyongyang might be preparing to fire another m... [Full Article...]

North Korea Mistakenly Bombed Own City During Failed Missile Test

North Korea Mistakenly Bombed Own City During Failed Missile Test The Hwasong-12/KN17 intermediate-range ballistic missile reportedly failed minutes after it was launched on April 29, 2017 and crashed in the North Korean city of Tokchon with a population of about 240,000, causing "considerable damage to a complex of industrial or agricultural buildings", the Tokyo-based worldwide news magazine wrote, citing a source in the United States government with knowledge... [Full Article...]

America Ferrera is expecting her first child

America Ferrera is expecting her first child In a photo , she and former college sweetheart Williams wear "2018" novelty glasses and hold up a tiny shirt reading, "Más besos (por favor)", Spanish for " More kisses, please". It's been a banner year for the couple, and 2018 is shaping up to be even better. They met when both were enrolled at USC and worked on a student film together. [Full Article...]

U.S. envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

U.S. envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran The worldwide community has a role to play on this. "If the Iranian dictatorship's history is any guide, we can expect more outrageous abuses in the days to come", she warned. South Carolina's senior senator also criticized the response of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the protests. "We are still communicating with people in Iran on Facebook and Twitter and we're constantly updating thos... [Full Article...]

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Takes Off In 2018, Lands In 2017

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Takes Off In 2018, Lands In 2017 While it caused confusion for a number of social media users, the post left many people joking about time travel with a number of references to Lost, Back to the Future and Cher's song 'If I could turn back time'. Eight hours later, when it landed in Honolulu, it was still December 31, 2017 . Hence, the difference in dates (and one whole year in this case). These odd quirks of the calendar ... [Full Article...]

Powerball, Mega Millions have $783M up for grabs to start new year

Powerball, Mega Millions have $783M up for grabs to start new year Nobody won Saturday's drawing but 2.2 million people won almost $19 million in non-jackpot prizes. The odds of a $2 ticket hitting the jackpot are more than 292 million to 1. Indeed, Business Insider looked at the similarly large jackpots before last weekend's drawings and concluded that, even though the headline prizes are getting pretty big, the math suggests buying a ticket is not a winning... [Full Article...]

Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire

Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican Senator, to retire Three-quarters of Utahans said it was time for someone else to serve in the Senate, according to a poll late a year ago by the Hinckley Institute at the University of Utah. In the statement announcing his decision not to run again, Hatch cited work with the disadvantaged among his accomplishments, including helping create the Americans with Disabilities Act, expanding children's health insurance a... [Full Article...]

23 injured in NY city fire

23 injured in NY city fire Firefighters work to contain a fire in the Bronx section of New York , Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Chopper 4 was over the scene and showed thick smoke pouring out of windows of the four-story building while firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq: Congress To Consult Other Opposition Parties Before Decision

Triple Talaq: Congress To Consult Other Opposition Parties Before Decision Speaking to reporters in Kozhikode on Monday, Hassan said that his position on the triple talaq bill was not different from the congress party's official position on the issue. Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi however exuded confidence that the bill will be passed in the Upper House the way it was passed in the Lok Sabha. [Full Article...]

Hollywood women announce initiative to fight sexual harassment in all workplaces

On its website, the campaign says: "The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace". It will include a legal defence fund for victims across different industries, backed by Dollars 13 million in donations, and will advocate for legislation combating workplace harassment. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued out of Round Rock for 2 missing children

Amber Alert issued out of Round Rock for 2 missing children He has brown hair and hazel eyes. "Authorities are looking for 14-year-old Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith, born on 5/17/03, 5'0", 100 lbs, light brown hair, brown eyes, with a right nose stud, braces and wearing unknown clothing. He is described as 6 feet 2 inches tall and 200 pounds. Bandera-magret was described as a 4-foot-5-inch-tall, 75-pound, white girl with brown hair and brown eyes. [Full Article...]


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