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NCAA opens investigation into Michigan State for handling of Larry Nassar scandal

NCAA opens investigation into Michigan State for handling of Larry Nassar scandal As Nassar has had to sit and listen to numerous women he abused when they were younger, we can only hope that they truly do feel some closure to what they had to suffer through. You saw a way to take advantage of your position - the almighty and trusted gymnastics doctor. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina overseeing the sentencing for former MI sports doctor Larry Nassar says victims are an "army" ... [Full Article...]

Mississippi's unemployment rate drops to record low

Mississippi's unemployment rate drops to record low The December unemployment rate still represents a broad trend of falling unemployment in the region, tied with 2014 for the lowest December unemployment this decade. The total employment number in New Mexico is poised to reach over 880,000 for the first time since February 2009. The Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area saw an increase of 200 private-sector jobs since December 2016, accordi... [Full Article...]

The FBI's 'secret society,' explained

The FBI's 'secret society,' explained Some Republicans have said previously-released text messages between the two show a clear anti-Trump bias. Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller thinks they've got a real scoop with this story about an FBI agent - the same agent they've been savaging as anti-Trump - saying at the very beginning of Robert Mueller being named special counsel that his "gut sense" was that the investigation would co... [Full Article...]

VP Pence calls report on President Trump's alleged affair 'baseless'

VP Pence calls report on President Trump's alleged affair 'baseless' Stormy Daniels arrives at the 24th annual Adult Video News Awards Show at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Los Angeles, January 13, 2007. A former porn star who allegedly had an affair with President Trump, kicked off her "Make America Horny Again" tour Saturday on the anniversary of the president's inauguration. [Full Article...]

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta mourns Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta mourns Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela With the Sharpeville massacre in mind and with jazz being seen as an expression of resistance, performances and broadcasts in South Africa were severely restricted. A great musician and songwriter, he was also one of the wittiest people I've known. The son of a health-inspector father and social-worker mother, Hugh (as he became known) was raised mainly by his grandmother, who ran an illegal dri... [Full Article...]

CPI says 'door isn't yet shut' on pact with Congress

CPI says 'door isn't yet shut' on pact with Congress It proposed that CPI (M) should be open to a UPA-1 like political adjustment when the party had extended outside support to the Congress government at the Centre. Both drafts said that the BJP and its ideological mentor the RSS "are the biggest threat the country is facing at present" and need to be defeated. "We may have differences of opinion within the party but these are thrashed out during ... [Full Article...]

Crane Installations & Central Bank Injection — Yemen Humanitarian Developments

Crane Installations & Central Bank Injection — Yemen Humanitarian Developments Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher said spending in the 2018 budget is projected at 1.5 trillion Yemeni riyals ($3.9 billion), with revenues estimated at 978 billion riyals ($2.6 billion). Iran denies it has armed the rebels. Since then the conflict has ground into a bloody stalemate, with more than 10,000 people killed and more than 2 million displaced. [Full Article...]

Jerusalem: US embassy to move by end of 2019 - Pence

Jerusalem: US embassy to move by end of 2019 - Pence One of the more poignant instances of the latter occurred during Pence's remarks to the Knesset, Israel's parliamentary body, when Arab members defiantly heckled the American vice president. "Look, friends occasionally have disagreements and we agreed to disagree on the decision by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel". [Full Article...]

UKs far-right UKIP faces leadership crisis; top figures quit

UKs far-right UKIP faces leadership crisis; top figures quit Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage and Arron Banks, who previously funded much of the party, have revealed they are now in talks about a new political project. The emergency action against Bolton (by the party's National Executive Committee) was followed in the wake of revelations that his ex-girlfriend reportedly sent racist messages about Prince Harry's fiancée Meghan Markle. [Full Article...]

Sixteen hurt in Richmond train accident

Sixteen hurt in Richmond train accident Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, Fire and Rescue NSW crews and SES crews attended the scene. Early reports suggested the train had derailed but Howard Collins, the head of Sydney Trains, told ABC News that was not the case. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening. Cops said that five of the 16 taken to a local hospital needed to be treated first on the train . [Full Article...]

Court orders new Pennsylvania congressional district map, says it favored GOP

Court orders new Pennsylvania congressional district map, says it favored GOP Pennsylvania's Supreme Court struck down the state's congressional district map in a 4-3 decision issued today. Crompton said the Legislature would begin working on a new map pending a possible stay to the state's decision. However, it is unclear if the May primary would be disrupted, should the Supreme Court decide to hear the case. "Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District has been descr... [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West opt for odd baby name

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West opt for odd baby name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are being mocked for the name they gave their daughter. West famously gave a shout out to "Chi city" in his 2009 song Homecoming. What Name Will Khloe Choose For Her Baby? According to Kris Jenner, Kim and Kanye chose the name North for their first daughter because " North means 'highest power, ' and". [Full Article...]

Europe jittery as crunch vote looms for German coalition

Europe jittery as crunch vote looms for German coalition Mr Schulz is unlikely to remain as leader of the party. "Europe is waiting for a Germany that knows its responsibility and can act decisively", Schulz said. But when Mrs Merkel failed in her only coalition option, with the Free Democrats Party and the Green Party, Mr Schulz was persuaded back to the coalition negotiating table. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court may put judges roster in public domain soon

Supreme Court may put judges roster in public domain soon Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Monday. Advocate Varinder Kumar Sharma, appearing for Poonawalla, had said that they wanted clarification on the date of hearing of the petition in the wake of the order passed by a bench of Justices Arun Mishra and MM Shantanagoudar . [Full Article...]

Rohingya refugees oppose relocation to Myanmar

Rohingya refugees oppose relocation to Myanmar Around six Rohingya elders, who said they represented 40 villages from Myanmar's Rakhine state, showed their demands to a Reuters reporter at the refugee camp in Bangladesh's Kutupalong. Bangladesh and Myanmar this week agreed to complete the return of the refugees over the next two years, with the process due to begin on Tuesday. Most of the 6,55,500 Rohingya refugees are staying at this camp... [Full Article...]

Miocic sets UFC record with dominant victory over hyped heavyweight Ngannou

Miocic sets UFC record with dominant victory over hyped heavyweight Ngannou By the time their heavyweight bout reached the fifth round, Miocic and Ngannou huffed, puffed and trudged around the cage without a knockout in sight. [Dos Santos], who I lost to previously. But the beginning of the end for Oezdemir came early in the second round. The, UFC star widely regarded as the best fighter in the world, yet can't keep out of trouble long enough to stay champion? "I don'... [Full Article...]

"Weekend storm to bring 4-8" of snow to metro Denver

Northwestern Minnesota, well-seasoned for lots of snow, will get little or none this time. For those heading out early in the morning, precipitation in the form of rain, sleet and snow will begin to fill in and expand across the area from the south. [Full Article...]

Schools Along IB, LoC Shut Due To Pak Shelling In Jammu

Schools Along IB, LoC Shut Due To Pak Shelling In Jammu He said a BSF jawan in Pargwal sector was injured in the heavy firing and shelling and was later hospitalised. IMAGE: A villager displays a mortar shell allegedly fired on a residential area from the Pakistan side at the India-Pakistan global border. [Full Article...]

India retain title by defeating Pakistan by two wickets

India retain title by defeating Pakistan by two wickets Sunil Ramesh (93) and Ajay Reddy (62) top-scored for India. This is India's second title win in the Blind Cricket World Cup. In response, India reached the target in penultimate over with two wickets remaining. India had lost the final match in 2014 after beating the same opponents at Cape Town. In the second semi-final, Pakistan's team went down to the title by defeating Sri Lanka by 156... [Full Article...]

Congress slams Centre for sleeping over Doklam 2.0

Congress slams Centre for sleeping over Doklam 2.0 It seemed that while India may have prevented China from extending its existing road in Doklam further towards India, there is now nearly permanent stationing of People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops in the region. Dongxiao questioned when and why Bhutan asked India to step into Doklam to protect its interests. Qian said that more border disputes are highly possible, and both sides should deal w... [Full Article...]


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