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'SNL' writer Katie Rich suspended after Barron Trump tweet

Kennedy Jr. The tweet that got Katie Rich into deep trouble read: "Barron will be this country's first home-school shooter". "It was inexcusable & I'm so sorry", she tweeted. Barron Trump , left, waves as his mother and father walk the parade route after Donald Trump was sworn in as president Friday. Former First Child, Chelsea Clinton also tweeted out her support of Barron. [Full Article...]

What's the deal with Melania Trump's mysterious smile/frown?

What's the deal with Melania Trump's mysterious smile/frown? Instead Mrs Trump had to settle for straightening her son's tie and lovingly patting his head later in the day. The sleepy schoolboy caused a storm on social media when viewers noticed his bored expression. Viewers took to Twitter to comment on how bored Barron looked at times during the ceremony. "He's quickly becoming my favourite Trump". He was caught yawning in front of cameras during Do... [Full Article...]

Despite clear evidence, Buhari clears Babachir Lawal, Magu of corruption allegations

Despite clear evidence, Buhari clears Babachir Lawal, Magu of corruption allegations The Senate had in December past year declined to confirm Magu as the substantive chairman of EFCC, ending months of delay and rancorous power-play involving influential senators, the Department of State Security (DSS) and officials of the presidency opposed to Magu's headship of the agency. [Full Article...]

Duchess of Cambridge copies the Queen with bold green dress

Duchess of Cambridge copies the Queen with bold green dress When a young girl met Kate Middleton during a royal visit in Norfolk, England on Tuesday morning, she asked the one question we'd all like to know the answer to. A Gerard Darel blouse with a sweet Peter Pan collar gave her look added flair, while black pumps anchored the ensemble in timelessness. Isabella is Michala's other daughter who has a number of neurological conditions including complex r... [Full Article...]

One KL-bound flight delayed due to London fog

Around 100 flights have been cancelled at Heathrow while London City cancelled 15. One flight was cancelled at Gatwick. Road-users were also being warned of hard driving conditions after freezing temperatures overnight. Other Kuala-Lumpur bound flights listed to depart from Heathrow Airport are scheduled to depart on time. Foggy weather is expected to cause some disruption to flights at ... [Full Article...]

Trump to Sign Orders Advancing Keystone, Dakota Access Pipelines

The Keystone pipeline was originally killed by former President Barack Obama in late 2015 who said it would not be possible for the U.S.to reach a global climate change deal with it in place. If completed, the pipeline would transfer 470,000 barrels of oil a day from oil fields in western North Dakota across much of the Upper Midwest en route to IL. [Full Article...]

Korea preparing possible ICBM launch: U.S. expert

Acting South Korean President Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday the deployment of a USA anti-missile defence system cannot be delayed in the face of a growing North Korean nuclear missile threat and despite Beijing's hostility to the move. Despite sanctions from the United Nations and worldwide calls for denuclearization, the administration of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has continued developing nu... [Full Article...]

Former European Parliament chief Schulz to run against Merkel

Merkel is running for a fourth term as chancellor. "We were very surprised, but in the positive sense", Binding said. Currently, Merkel's party holds a double-digit lead over the Social Democrats (SPD). Barely 10 percent of German exports go to the United States, Gabriel said, while 60 percent go to other countries in Europe. According to polls made public previous year, a Schulz candidature w... [Full Article...]

Alameda County unemployment rate now at 3.8%

Oregon's seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell from 5 percent in November to 4.6 percent in December. North Carolina's unemployment rate rose a notch for a fourth consecutive month even though the number of people with jobs expanded yet again. [Full Article...]

'Pokemon Go' officially launches in Korea

The patch data has showed 38 new moves that have been added to the game. The hit augmented reality mobile game "Pokemon Go", which took the world by storm previous year, was officially released in South Korea on Tuesday. Niantic and Pokémon Korea have not provided details on how the game will work around these restrictions in South Korea. Will South Koreans still embrace it after being relea... [Full Article...]

Weather officials say take precaution ahead of severe weather

Weather officials say take precaution ahead of severe weather Early this morning, forecasters with the Weather Service said they had only received a few reports of minor damage from Sunday night's storms. TRT World 's Oliver Whitfield-Miocic reports. A vast storm system that kicked up apparent tornadoes, shredded mobile homes and left other destruction scattered around the Southeast has claimed at least 19 lives during its two-day assault on the region... [Full Article...]

Iraqi Forces Take Control Of Eastern Mosul From Islamic State

Iraqi Forces Take Control Of Eastern Mosul From Islamic State CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports that in some neighborhoods of eastern Mosul, there is a sense that things are returning to normal. "We are now awaiting an official announcement in this regard from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, commander-in-chief of Iraq's armed forces", a ministry spokesman said in a statement broadcast on state television. [Full Article...]

NAFTA first on Trump's chopping block

NAFTA first on Trump's chopping block Analysts have suggested that growing concerns over Trump's economic policies could linger on and have a negative impact on the dollar, which was on the back foot against its main rivals on Monday. Quitting Nafta altogether would in theory be quite straightforward. NAFTA was signed by the United States, Mexico, and Canada in 1994. Under the deal's stipulations, it is relatively simple for one par... [Full Article...]

PM Theresa May to announce post-Brexit investment in transport, broadband, energy

PM Theresa May to announce post-Brexit investment in transport, broadband, energy This includes making the most of the areas in which Britain has a lead, such as nuclear decommissioning and offshore oil and gas. But, digitisation across industry will also be a focus of the strategy , pulling traditional sectors into the modern age. [Full Article...]

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall 'to run for MP in Stoke Central by-election'

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall 'to run for MP in Stoke Central by-election' Mr Nuttall was confirmed as the candidate after the other 10 people on the shortlist withdrew from the contest to make way for their leader. The by-election could shed light on UKIP's level of support after Mr Farage's leadership, as well as the shape of politics post-Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn's performance as opposition leader. [Full Article...]

EU Leaders Slap Down Britain Over US Trade Talks

EU Leaders Slap Down Britain Over US Trade Talks The EEA model is the only existing model for a non-EU country to be in the single market, and if this had been followed there would have been relatively little change in the legal conditions affecting the conduct of business between the United Kingdom and the EU. [Full Article...]

Spicer On Abortion 'Gag Rule': Trump Has Made Clear He's 'Pro

Spicer On Abortion 'Gag Rule': Trump Has Made Clear He's 'Pro Eight per cent said it should only be allowed if the mother's life is in danger and only three per cent said abortion should never be allowed. Poul Nielson of the European Union (EU) said the EU was calling for the funding of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in order to "fill the decency gap", which he argued had been created by the Mexico City Policy . [Full Article...]

China: Ready To Work With Donald Trump

China: Ready To Work With Donald Trump Mr Trump had often accused China of manipulating its currency - the yuan, also known as the renminbi - on his presidential campaign trail. Trump named Liveris in December to lead a private-sector group on manufacturing that will advise the USA secretary of commerce. [Full Article...]

The surname that stumped an electorate: Gladys Berejiklian's rise to the top

The surname that stumped an electorate: Gladys Berejiklian's rise to the top As expected the Liberal party room chose Berejiklian as its leader, with finance minister Dominic Perrottot her deputy, on Monday morning. The timing, though, has come under question as one of the people considered a main competitor to Berejiklian , planning minister Rob Stokes, had just travelled to London and factional chiefs were firming up support for Berejiklian before he was made aware ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation announces joint airstrikes with USA in Syria, DoD denies claim

Russian Federation announces joint airstrikes with USA in Syria, DoD denies claim Claims that the DoD is coordinating airstrikes with Russian Federation are unsubstantiated, said Pentagon spokesperson Maj. Russia's Defense Ministry said Monday its forces in Syria had received coordinates of ISIS targets near al-Bab on Sunday "from the US side via hotline with the worldwide coalition headquarters". [Full Article...]


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