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Erdogan takes Rouhani's side on Iran unrest

Erdogan takes Rouhani's side on Iran unrest Protests have rocked the Islamic Republic for almost a week, leaving at least 21 people dead. Pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets starting December 28, 2017, and gradually moved from the outer cities into the capital, Tehran , and Iran's second-largest city, Mashhad. [Full Article...]

Islamabad deplores terrorist attack in Afghanistan

Islamabad deplores terrorist attack in Afghanistan All of the dead were police. The attack happened on Thursday night in Banaee area of Kabul where a group of police officers were handling a protest, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. IS claimed responsibility for the December 28 attack, which Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a "crime against humanity" committed by terrorists. [Full Article...]

Fire at Roy Moore Accuser's Home Under Investigation for Arson

Fire at Roy Moore Accuser's Home Under Investigation for Arson Five other women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct or of dating them when he was in his 30s and they were teenagers. The neighbor didn't know what he was talking about, she said, because flames weren't visible at the time. Public information officer, Natalie Barton said "that fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force". She alleges that at the age of 2... [Full Article...]

Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B

Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B Currently, the popular lotto game's grand prize is at $570 million. You could probably buy a small island, but then you'd have to build an airstrip and buy a plane to get in and out, so that would eat up so much of your winnings that you'd probably have to sell the island because you couldn't afford the real-estate taxes. [Full Article...]

Grassley, Graham call for investigation into "Trump dossier" author

Grassley, Graham call for investigation into The potential felony was referred to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray, along with corroborating documents. In recommending a criminal investigation into Steele, Grassley and Graham aren't calling the contents of his dossier into question but rather claiming there's evidence he lied to the FBI about contacts with journalists. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton faces fresh investigations amid renewed corruption claims

Hillary Clinton faces fresh investigations amid renewed corruption claims The revelation comes as President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been urging the Justice Department to look into corruption allegations involving the foundation. As a top Trump campaign adviser, the former Alabama senator told CNN in August 2016 that Clinton had committed "a fundamental violation of law", which "does appear to have happened here". [Full Article...]

China Caps Oil Supplies to North Korea, Bans Steel Imports

China Caps Oil Supplies to North Korea, Bans Steel Imports He tweeted last month that China has been "caught red handed" facilitating oil trade to North Korea. Ship tracking data in Thomson Reuters Eikon showed that the Lighthouse Winmore has mainly been doing supply runs between China and Taiwan since August. [Full Article...]

Berks' Sears, Kmart stores left off latest closing list

Berks' Sears, Kmart stores left off latest closing list Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at the dozens of stores across the country. Kmart will continue to operate in Ceres, Oakdale and Stockton, among other locations around the nation. The closures are part of an effort to "right size" its footprint and the company's finances, according to a news release. Sears has announced it will close its store in Bangor, Maine. [Full Article...]

Fodder Scam Verdict: Lalu Prasad Yadav to be Sentenced at 2 PM

Fodder Scam Verdict: Lalu Prasad Yadav to be Sentenced at 2 PM During the proceedings, the court said that Bihar vigilance Director General, Janata Dal (United) leader Jagdish Sharma and former Bihar Director General of Police D P Ojha are the main masterminds in the scam. Lalu in his application also said that when Jagannath Mishra and others have been acquitted in the same case then the court should take a lenient view and award minimum punishment to him. [Full Article...]

Another Wind Chill Advisory but relief is in sight

Another Wind Chill Advisory but relief is in sight Temperatures dropped to -20C overnight , with the wind chill it felt like -34. In fact, record cold is possible Saturday and Sunday and wind chills will reach risky levels. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.By the National Weather Service , Sterling, Va. Try to limit your time outdoors and please bring your pets indoors during the warned timeframe. [Full Article...]

Alabama woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse sues for defamation

Alabama woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse sues for defamation In a statement to AL.com, she said she is suing because Moore and his campaign called her a "liar and immoral", and ignored her requests to cease his attacks. The lawsuit then goes on to list more than half-a-dozen more instances of Moore denying the allegations and claiming Corfman's claims were politically motivated . [Full Article...]

Pakistan will not accept any dictations from US: Sherry Rehman

However, Heather Nauert maintained that the suspension was imposed on temporary basis as the United States wants Pakistan to fulfill its obligations and initiate a decisive action against all terrorist groups including Haqqani Network. There will be exemptions, and officials refused to put a figure on how much Pakistan will lose out on if it fails to cooperate. Overall, Pakistan received almost $8... [Full Article...]

'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Grayson Expected To Undergo Bombogenesis

'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Grayson Expected To Undergo Bombogenesis The event is forming because of " bombogenesis ", a rapid drop in atmospheric pressure that intensifies a storm. The storm is crawling up the northeastern American Thursday morning with a threat of winds gusting as high as 60 miles per hour and a bone-chilling blast of Arctic air. [Full Article...]

Failed missile test hits North Korean town

Failed missile test hits North Korean town The missile was said to be a single Hwasong-12/KN17 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) launched from Pukchang Airfield in South Pyongan Province, that later, crashed into Tokchon. It marked the first missile launched since one was sacked across Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on September 15. The April 29 launch was also unsuccessful due to engine failure, reaching only about 44 miles ... [Full Article...]

Justice Department Abandons Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines

Justice Department Abandons Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines He said the action would contradict what Sessions had told him before the attorney general was confirmed and that he was prepared "to take all steps necessary" to fight the step, including holding up the confirmation of Justice Department nominees. [Full Article...]

US whistleblower Snowden hints India's Aadhaar open for abuse, misuse

US whistleblower Snowden hints India's Aadhaar open for abuse, misuse The Tribune report said that access to the system was gained within ten minutes by contacting an anonymous number on WhatsApp. The Tribune , an Indian English daily, Thursday reported unauthorised agents were accessing Aadhaar details of citizens through the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database. [Full Article...]

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma Zack Moore, in a statement last week. Whitney provides the current numbers of flu victims in Montana. In addition to the two child deaths, 10 elderly people have died along with six ranging in age from 50 to 64 and two from ages 25 to 49. [Full Article...]

U.S. targets 10 countries over religious freedom violations

U.S. targets 10 countries over religious freedom violations A day after the White House threatened to cancel aid to Pakistan , the US Department of State has put the country on a special watch list for "severe violations of religious freedom". The commission cited Hindus, Christians and Shiia Muslims as being the victims of sectarian violence in the country, as well as the government's failure to work to prevent and prosecute those responsible. [Full Article...]

Photos show hardship and fun from massive winter storm on East Coast

Photos show hardship and fun from massive winter storm on East Coast The flight was cancelled on Thursday as well. Cold temperatures have created icing issues on planes, and snowy conditions in some parts of the area have also played a factor in travel issues. At a press conference Thursday, NYCHA General Manager Michael Kelly said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio directed the agency to establish an incident command situation desk to offer real-time acces... [Full Article...]

Woman sexually assaulted during Spirit flight from Las Vegas to Detroit

Woman sexually assaulted during Spirit flight from Las Vegas to Detroit The horrified passenger woke up and allegedly found her shirt and trousers unbuttoned, and the man's hand inside her trousers. She says her trousers and shirt were unbuttoned. The suspect initially told authorities that he had been asleep and did not know where his hand had been, but later told another investigator that he "might have" unhooked the woman's bra and put his hands on her breasts over... [Full Article...]


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