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Hundreds of People Express Support for Carles Puigdemont in Catalonia

Hundreds of People Express Support for Carles Puigdemont in Catalonia The Spanish Supreme Court said it would not re-activate a European Arrest Warrant for the leader, however, has withdrawn it in December to prevent the Belgian government granting Puigdemont asylum. Catalonia has been ruled by Madrid for the past three months since Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy dismissed Puigdemont following a unilateral declaration of independence by the regional parliament i... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia closes Ritz detention centre but 56 remain in custody elsewhere

Saudi Arabia closes Ritz detention centre but 56 remain in custody elsewhere The government has been using the reserves, which peaked at $737 billion in August 2014, to cover a big budget deficit caused by low oil export receipts. Some suspects are believed to have been moved from the Ritz to prison. Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was also detained in the purge, told Reuters in an interview at the Ritz that he expects to be released in days without giving up ... [Full Article...]

A teacher is accused of calling military 'lowest of our low'

They're dumb (expletive). They're not like high level thinkers, they're not academic people, they're not intellectual people. "They are the lowest of our low". The front desk phone at El Rancho High rang constantly Monday morning, and officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said they were monitoring a deluge of comments on social media for threats . [Full Article...]

After Male-Dominated Grammys, Academy President Says Women Need to 'Step Up'

After Male-Dominated Grammys, Academy President Says Women Need to 'Step Up' Pink has now had her say on the matter in a handwritten message she shared on her Twitter page on Monday night (29 January). "Our industry must recognize that women who dream of careers in music face barriers that men have never faced", Portnow said. [Full Article...]

Yemen: UAE-Allied Separatists Seize Last Government Stronghold Aden

Yemen: UAE-Allied Separatists Seize Last Government Stronghold Aden The security officials and the government official spoke on condition of anonymity under regulations. At least 15 people were killed in a suicide auto bomb attack on a checkpoint in southeastern Yemen run by local forces backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), officials and residents said. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Indians Will Remove Chief Wahoo Logo From Game Uniforms In 2019

Cleveland Indians Will Remove Chief Wahoo Logo From Game Uniforms In 2019 In recent years, the team has adopted an uninspiring block "C" as its official logo, but the Wahoo still appeared on the team's uniforms. However, the team will continue to sell merchandise adorned with Chief Wahoo in northeast OH, a decision the AP says was made to keep trademark rules in place. [Full Article...]

David Davis: UK wants to stay in European Union trade deals during transition

David Davis: UK wants to stay in European Union trade deals during transition Ms Villiers, who backed the Leave campaign in the European Union referendum, said she had always been a supporter of "compromise and moderation" in the negotiations of the UK's departure from the EU. A spokesperson for the FDF said that a " smooth transition " maintaining the status quo until " new trading arrangements are in place " is " absolutely vital " for the UK's 6,800 food and drink manu... [Full Article...]

Oklahoma Flu Deaths on the Rise

Oklahoma Flu Deaths on the Rise The government said that number may double before its over. The District of Columbia along with five states (Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, and Vermont) experienced moderate activity. When they're home sick in bed, it can negatively impact their businesses. Other schools are reporting that the occurrence of "influenza-like illnesses" is on the rise, she said. [Full Article...]

Bearing up: black bears re-released after holistic treatment for burns

Bearing up: black bears re-released after holistic treatment for burns The bears, along with a young mountain lion that had less serious injuries, were treated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife after the recent Thomas wilfdires that swept through Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. "I thought this would be flawless", she said. Peyton procured the skin from a local fish market, sterilized it and then sutured it onto the sedated animals' paws. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court stays execution of Mobile cop killer Vernon Madison

Supreme Court stays execution of Mobile cop killer Vernon Madison Lawyers for Vernon Madison, 67, convicted of killing a Mobile police officer in 1985, asked the US Supreme Court to step in. According to court records, Madison killed Schulte during a domestic dispute that Madison was having with his girlfriend. [Full Article...]

Apple now has almost 30 self-driving vehicles roaming California streets

Apple now has almost 30 self-driving vehicles roaming California streets It's a significant expansion for a company that has been seen as lagging in the race to build self-driving cars. After reaching the conclusion that developing and manufacturing an Apple branded auto from scratch was either too challenging or expensive - or perhaps both - the company made a decision to streamline its research and focus exclusively on self-driving vehicle technologies. [Full Article...]

Mayors balk at White House meeting after sanctuary cities crackdown

Mayors balk at White House meeting after sanctuary cities crackdown A Justice Department official, asked if local officials could be jailed for failing to comply, said Wednesday morning, "We will evaluate next steps". Supporters of the practice say that it preserves much-needed trust between immigrant communities and anti-crime efforts. Make no mistake, the Justice Department has thrown down the gauntlet to sanctuary cities . [Full Article...]

Indiana's 107 flu deaths this season exceed 2016-17 tally

Indiana's 107 flu deaths this season exceed 2016-17 tally Seventeen deaths have been attributed to the illness. "When there are high levels of the H3N2 strain circulating, there tends to be more severe illness and a higher number of deaths". Some people are at higher risk for complications from the flu, especially infants and young children, older adults, pregnant women, and anyone with a chronic medical condition, such as asthma, diabetes or heart disea... [Full Article...]

Even one cigarette a day can still kill you, study finds

Even one cigarette a day can still kill you, study finds Instead, men who smoked just one cigarette a day still shared a full 46 percent of the increased odds for heart disease that a heavy smoker had, and 41 percent of the risk for stroke. "Smokers should aim to quit instead of cutting down to significantly reduce their risk of these two common major disorders". "Those who try to cut down with the aid of nicotine, whether from nicotine replacement ... [Full Article...]

Damian Lillard is disappointed in Russell Westbrook's All-Star Game comments

Damian Lillard is disappointed in Russell Westbrook's All-Star Game comments Paul George staying with Thunder? Many thought the Thunder may look to trade George at the deadline if he didn't commit to signing that extension, but the team has said they won't do that. The last thing I'll say about that is the two years that I didn't make it I said that every guy that did make it was deserving because they were. "Don't make any sense, regardless of anything else", Westb... [Full Article...]

House Freedom Caucus lobbied Trump for help in releasing Federal Bureau of Investigation memo

House Freedom Caucus lobbied Trump for help in releasing Federal Bureau of Investigation memo Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks have also chimed in on social media. Meanwhile, Republicans on the Intelligence Committee say they're anticipating a vote to override the executive branch's declassification process to release the memo - and potentially some of the intelligence materials supporting it - as early as next week when Congress returns from its one-week recess, according to several R... [Full Article...]

Saudi coalition shoots down Yemen missile

Saudi coalition shoots down Yemen missile Germany is set to halt all arms exports to countries involved in the war in Yemen , a government spokesperson has announced. A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in the conflict in March 2015 after the movement drove Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile. [Full Article...]

Young women avoiding smear tests over 'embarrassment'

Young women avoiding smear tests over 'embarrassment' Some 31 per cent stay away if their bikini areas are hairy, while 34 per cent do so over fears of how their private parts look. I don't want other women to have to go through what I experienced, diagnosis and treatment was very bad. Cervical screening saves around 5,000 lives in the United Kingdom every year and prevents eight out of 10 cervical cancers from developing. Jo's Cervical Cancer Tru... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson's bridge is possible, say experts

Boris Johnson's bridge is possible, say experts During a conversation with the French President, Johnson said it was " ridiculous " that the United Kingdom and France were only connected by the Channel Tunnel and suggested that a bridge could span the strait, the BBC reports. Others pointed out that, technically, it's possible. "You'd nearly certainly have to have vessel impact protection around the supports of the bridge so if anythi... [Full Article...]

Trump administration announces new 'civil rights' division to allow LGBT discrimination

Trump administration announces new 'civil rights' division to allow LGBT discrimination Cassidy is a cosponsor of the Conscience Protection Act (S. 301), legislation that would protect health care providers, including healthcare professionals, entities and health insurance plans from government discrimination if they decline to facilitate abortions. [Full Article...]


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