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European Union leaders meet in Malta to discuss Mediterranean migration issue

Italy has already set up a fund of £171 million to help Libya, Tunisia and Nigeria deter migrants from travelling to Europe. Ironically, just two days ago, Council President Donald Tusk criticized Donald Trump's recent executive order putting a moratorium on new visas for nationals of seven particularly risky seedbeds of terrorism, calling the U.S. [Full Article...]

Scandal-hit Fillon eclipsed by Macron, Le Pen in French presidency race

Scandal-hit Fillon eclipsed by Macron, Le Pen in French presidency race Six out of 10 French citizens believe conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon must drop out following revelations regarding payments he allegedly made to his wife and two of his children using public funds, a survey showed on Friday. [Full Article...]

Gina Haspel Named CIA Deputy Director; Mike Pompeo Comments

Gina Haspel Named CIA Deputy Director; Mike Pompeo Comments Army Field Manual. Haspel, who according to Glenn Greenwald, "was centrally involved in the worst abuses of the CIA's Bush-era torture regime", will be second in command behind Mike Pompeo, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. [Full Article...]

Gold glittered as safe-haven investment in tumultuous 2016

Gold glittered as safe-haven investment in tumultuous 2016 The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump drove global demand for gold to a four-year high in 2016, as pension funds and other institutional investors piled into the precious metal while higher prices put consumers off jewellery purchases. [Full Article...]

Terror near the Louvre in Paris

Terror near the Louvre in Paris The attacker was seriously wounded in the incident "whose terrorism nature leaves little doubt", according to Hollande. Two backpacks carried by the attacker were searched and found to contain no explosives, police added . France's Interior Ministry said that the man's identity or nationality were not immediately known. More than 230 people have died in France in the past two years at the hands... [Full Article...]

Oil prices steady on world market

Oil prices steady on world market Crude inventories rose 6.5 million barrels in the week to January 27, far exceeding analyst expectations for an increase of 3.3 million barrels. According to the economists at OPEC, Russian oil companies were winning out because a decline in the value of the ruble made it economic to produce more oil for more revenue. [Full Article...]

Seb Dance MEP: 'Why I held up that sign behind Nigel #Farage'

Seb Dance MEP: 'Why I held up that sign behind Nigel #Farage' Farage was singing the praises of Trump's controversial travel embargo and suggesting the American president be invited to speak in the House when Labour MEP Seb Dance chose to rain on his parade. As Nigel Farage addressed the parliament, and defended President Trump's immigration policy, Dance sat behind him, holding a protest sign. I would like you to rule on this matter please sir. [Full Article...]

Mexico says Associated Press misreported Trump-Nieto phone call

Trump said , according to the debunked report . In a phone conversation last Friday with Mexican President Peña Nieto, President Trump offered to help Mexico with drug cartels. The news organization obtained the call transcript in which Trump allegedly told Pena Nieto , " You have a bunch of bad hombres down there ". "I know it sounds insane , but it doesn't sound completely out of chara... [Full Article...]

Hijab Day Sparks Conversations at Richwoods High School

Hijab Day Sparks Conversations at Richwoods High School Perla Dionicio, a computer technician for Martin Elementary in Santa Ana, wore a hijab to her job on Wednesday. "Especially since the recent immigration restrictions have been enacted, both citizens and non-citizens from other countries with large Muslim populations are being affected by intolerance and ignorance and they need our solidarity now more than ever", said Leightenheimer. [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Mattis: Only North Korea need fear missile defense

US Defense Secretary Mattis: Only North Korea need fear missile defense Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense anti-ballistic missile system. Gen. James Mattis is in South Korea, and the new defense secretary has delivered what one analyst calls an "unexpected present" from the Trump administration: clarity on USA policy. [Full Article...]

Best Teacher Ever Has Special Secret Handshakes For Each Of His Students

Best Teacher Ever Has Special Secret Handshakes For Each Of His Students White told ABC that he was inspired by LeBron James, who also has unique, personalized handshakes with his teammates. "I'm always pumped up and then we start doing the moves and that brings them excitement and pumps them up for a high-energy class ". [Full Article...]

National Signing Day: Top uncommitted player Marvin Wilson to Florida State

National Signing Day: Top uncommitted player Marvin Wilson to Florida State After landing seven commitments on signing day previous year, USC started the day with a big one from Jones, the nation's No. 65 prospect and No. 4 outside linebacker. He pulled a fast on Florida and Florida State fans. And apparently he's down to Ohio State and Florida State. He is the son of former Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys linebacker Robert Jones. [Full Article...]

Burkina Faso coach Duarte has Mourinho on call

Burkina Faso coach Duarte has Mourinho on call In the second period Bertrand Traore blasted goalwards from a free-kick but El-Hadary got hands behind it as Burkina Faso began displaying plenty of attacking intent. In the eight minute Ali Gabr did well to clear a ball off the line. With the half winding down Kahraba's effort from distance bounced akwardly and nearly caught out Koffi but he saved well before Razack worked good space on the edg... [Full Article...]

Criminals are not human: Philippine justice minister

The Philippine President has ordered a "cleansing" of rogue police after the abduction and killing of a South Korean businessman . The drug war in the Philippines has resulted in the deaths of more than 7 ,000 since Duterte declared it open season on those involved in the drug trade last July. [Full Article...]

Sources believe Quebec mosque attack suspect is a "right-wing extremist"

Sources believe Quebec mosque attack suspect is a Authorities were also treating the shooting as a terrorist attack , Quebec police spokesperson Christine Coulombe said . Police said the area was secure and the situation was "under control". The shooting, which killed six worshippers and injured 19 more, followed the implementation of Trump's executive order to bar individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the Unite... [Full Article...]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hints at summer Borussia Dortmund exit

It's a question that I can not answer yet. It is a particular moment [for me]. "If I want to go to the next level, I need to leave in summer", Aubameyang said, according to RMC Sport . "That's the question I'm asking myself at the moment". But it is La Liga which has caught his eye the most. "A lot of people would like to see me in England", he added. [Full Article...]

Trafficking calls increase in 2016

Trafficking calls increase in 2016 In 2015, there were 78 human trafficking cases from Colorado reported to the hotline. The federal Department of Homeland Security was involved in some of those cases. According to the hotline's data, the top three types of sex trafficking across the USA were: Escort Services, Illicit Massage Businesses, and Residential. [Full Article...]

France's Le Pen refuses to repay European Union funds

France's Le Pen refuses to repay European Union funds Le Pen, one of the front-runners in upcoming French presidential polls, had until midnight on Tuesday to repay almost 300,000 euros (US$325,000) but she bluntly rejected the demand just before the deadline. Front National has grown rapidly since Mr Le Pen was expelled from the party in 2015 and is now considered one of the largest political forces in France. [Full Article...]

Akhilesh Publicly Body-Shamed Mayawati, But In Politics, No One Even Noticed

Akhilesh Publicly Body-Shamed Mayawati, But In Politics, No One Even Noticed He said he would campaign for candidates who were rejected by Akhilesh Yadav and forced to contest as rebels and independents. "The dial 100 for emergency police service was introduced to curb crimes and provide safety to the people", he said. [Full Article...]

No stay on Tamil Nadu law allowing Jallikattu

The court had banned the controversial sport in 2014, on the grounds that it was cruel to bulls. "Convey it to them when final arbitrator (SC) is seized up of the situation, there should be absolute silence and compliance", the bench told senior advocates K Parasaran, C S Vaidyanathan and Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for the Tamil Nadu government. [Full Article...]


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