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Chicago man accused of terroristic threats on Greyhound bus

Chicago man accused of terroristic threats on Greyhound bus The incident began just before 10 p.m. Police in Wisconsin say they received reports of an armed man on board the bus yesterday. The Illinois State Police said they are investigating whether the man was carrying a gun. No gun was recovered on the bus. Margarito Vargas-Rosas, 33, has been charged with making terrorist threats, a felony, and disorderly conduct. He is in the country illegally, ... [Full Article...]

At Least One Dead In 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Peru

At Least One Dead In 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Twitter he's en route to the affected region to "verify the magnitude of the damage and send the needed humanitarian aid". A tsunami warning was put in place near the epicentre of the quake but later withdrawn. The jolt struck at 4:18 a.m. about 25 miles south-southwest of the small town of Acari in the Arequipa district and 22 miles below the surface, the... [Full Article...]

Colorado residents in Hawaii react to false alarm missile launch warning

Colorado residents in Hawaii react to false alarm missile launch warning Around 8:10 AM, an emergency alert was sent to all mobile phones in Hawaii saying, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". State officials like Hawaii House Speaker Scott Saiki said the system failed the citizens of his state. "There is a screen that says, 'Are you sure you want to do this?'" Mr Miyagi said, adding the employee "feels bad about it". "We are going to process this and study ... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon Out At Breitbart

Steve Bannon Out At Breitbart He most recently came under fire over remarks attributed to him in a new book. Despite the setback, Bannon has told confidants that he believes Trump, after a cooling-off period, will again seek his counsel, noting that the president often maintains contact with aides he has fired. [Full Article...]

Fear of protests forces Donald Trump to cancel London's visit

Fear of protests forces Donald Trump to cancel London's visit In an outburst on Twitter , the United States president said the new location is "bad" and no, he won't cut the ribbon. London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who has repeatedly clashed with Trump, welcomed the cancellation of the trip as well. "Let's hope that Donald Trump also resists the pursuit of his divisive agenda". The cancellation is a further blow to relations between the allies. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, US must work together to defeat terrorism, says Aizaz

Pakistan, US must work together to defeat terrorism, says Aizaz Tension between the United States and Pakistan has grown over USA complaints that the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network that target American troops in Afghanistan are allowed to take shelter on Pakistani soil. Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in ... [Full Article...]

Obama Foundation submits presidential center plans amid opposition

Obama Foundation submits presidential center plans amid opposition None of the funds will go back to the City to improve train lines and public transportation infrastructure. The letter hammered the Obama Foundation's plans to build a 450-space parking lot, saying that it is "socially regressive" because it privileges people who can afford to have a vehicle. [Full Article...]

State highway crews preparing for major snow & ice event

State highway crews preparing for major snow & ice event Colder air will slowly invade during the course of the morning changing rain over the freezing rain, sleet , and then possibly some snow to end. Travel is not advised Friday afternoon or evening due to our expected weather conditions. A powerful cold front is bringing below freezing temperatures as it sweeps through eastern Iowa and western IL. It will be blustery with a northwest wind gustin... [Full Article...]

Saudi women allowed entry to stadium

Saudi women allowed entry to stadium Tough measures against high profile individuals are one of many steps Saudi Arabia has taken to initiate solid economic and social reforms, such as allowing women to drive. Despite the breakthrough, there are still a host of basic human rights denied to women without the permission of a man, including applying for a passport, travelling overseas, and getting married. [Full Article...]

Nuclear Deal with Iran Might Go Sour Due to Washington

Nuclear Deal with Iran Might Go Sour Due to Washington The EU's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini , said the deal, denounced by Trump as the worst ever made, had in reality "made the world safer and prevented a potential nuclear arms race in the region". "It is legitimate and right that we should in parallel - not connected with the JCPOA - but in parallel we should focus on what Iran can do to resolve the appalling crisis in Yemen, to help push f... [Full Article...]

Fog, rain moves in as state warns of 'flash freezing'

Fog, rain moves in as state warns of 'flash freezing' Total daytime snow accumulation is expected to be around 3 inches. Also, be sure to clear away any storm drains to avoid flooding in areas of poor drainage. Temperatures were expected to fall to around 24 degrees by 5 p.m. Rain was set to continue into the evening Thursday until 10 p.m. when freezing rain was then expected. [Full Article...]

Israel ties much stronger than one United Nations vote: Envoy

Israel ties much stronger than one United Nations vote: Envoy Netanyahu will lead an Israeli trade delegation comprised of some 130 business leaders to negotiate defense deals. The Hindustan Times report came weeks after India's defence ministry dropped a half-a-billion-dollar deal to buy the Spike missiles direct from manufacturer Rafael, and said it would produce similar, but inferior, Nag missiles locally. [Full Article...]

Hunt on for serial killer who raped, murdered minor in Pakistan

Hunt on for serial killer who raped, murdered minor in Pakistan Demonstrations were held in all cities between Faisalabad in the northeast down to Pakistan's southern metropolis of Karachi. Zainab's father, Ameen Ansari, told the BBC that he did not agree with the violence of protesters, but understood the anger at police. [Full Article...]

Ecuador Naturalizes Australian Cyber-activist Julian Assange

Ecuador Naturalizes Australian Cyber-activist Julian Assange In 2012 Assange requests, and is later granted political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London . Espinosa said Ecuador had asked the United Kingdom to grant diplomatic status to Assange in a bid to secure immunity and safe passage, but the request was rejected. [Full Article...]

'This is the Netherlands' was a shot at the USA media, too

'This is the Netherlands' was a shot at the USA media, too His very first press conference as US ambassador to Amsterdam did not go well for Pete Hoekstra , the former US Congressman of Dutch descent. "This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions", another reporter said . "Please, this is not how it works", the first reporter added. "There are cars being burned, there are politicians that are being burned", he had said at a conference hoste... [Full Article...]

United Nations envoy says no change in U.S. place on North Korea talks

United Nations envoy says no change in U.S. place on North Korea talks And after their useless trading of insults, both Trump and Kim may want to try something different. Although Mr Donald Trump was unable to visit the Demilitarized Zone during his Seoul visit a year ago, South Korean officials made sure the United States president's helicopter ride showed him that the capital was only 56km from the border. [Full Article...]

Author Of The Other 'Fire And Fury' Book Says Business Is Booming

The Time Magazine cover is a flawless visualization for what has already happened under Trump's tenure. The new cover for Time Magazine depicts a cartoon, meant to represent President Donald Trump with his iconic orange hair on fire . [Full Article...]

Axe-wielding robbers take $5.62M in jewels from Paris' Ritz hotel

Axe-wielding robbers take $5.62M in jewels from Paris' Ritz hotel Three men have been arrested, police said, while others remain on the run. "He had an axe in his hand". Another put the figure at 4.5 million euros ($NZ7.5 million), but said that a bag had been recovered possibly containing some of the loot. [Full Article...]

Guptill guides New Zealand to easy win over Pakistan

Guptill guides New Zealand to easy win over Pakistan But in 2nd ODI which was taken place in 9th January, 2018 at Saxton Oval, Nelson New Zealand won by 8 wickets by applying D/L method. An over after successfully reviewing a caught-behind call, he became the first of many to gift-wrap his wicket - pulling a short ball well outside of off-stump off Trent Boult straight down the throat of Munro at square leg. [Full Article...]

China to build its Second Foreign Naval Base in Gwadar, Pakistan

China to build its Second Foreign Naval Base in Gwadar, Pakistan Speaking with Geo News, Khalid said that Pakistan and China are already working together in different fields such as energy, infrastructure, industrial parts and Gwadar port development, and the MoU will now mutually benefit both countries in the sectors of education and science. [Full Article...]


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