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Turkey vows to widen offensive against Syrian Kurds

Turkey vows to widen offensive against Syrian Kurds Turkey has the right to self-defense like all other countries, NATO's secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, said as Turkey continues targeting terrorist positions in northern Syria . Russia, meanwhile, has been playing its cards close to its chest. The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office on Sunday launched an investigation into pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputies Ayhan... [Full Article...]

NY declares flu 'catastrophe,' expands entry to vaccine for teenagers

NY declares flu 'catastrophe,' expands entry to vaccine for teenagers Dan Malloy of Connecticut, Phil Murphy of New Jersey, and Andrew Cuomo of NY argue that it unfairly impacts a few states with high taxes. "There is a very strong argument that the bill is a fundamental violation of states' rights and repugnant to the very concept of federalism that formed this nation", Cuomo said in a conference call with newly installed New Jersey Gov. [Full Article...]

White House DACA Plan Includes Path To Citizenship For 1.8 Million 'Dreamers'

White House DACA Plan Includes Path To Citizenship For 1.8 Million 'Dreamers' Trump also said he is seeking $25 billion for a wall along the border with Mexico, and $5 billion for other security measures. This includes widespread bipartisan support for Dreamers. "We're starting over", Schumer told CNN on Wednesday when asked about the latest on the standoff over Congress' plans for addressing the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. [Full Article...]

UC tuition increase on the table for second consecutive year

UC tuition increase on the table for second consecutive year Improvements in academic services would include reductions in student-faculty ratios and increased course availability, which Christ said would address overcrowded lectures and reduced numbers of sections caused by a dearth of funding. The tuition hike, however, would be met with increases in student financial aid from university and state financial-aid programs and would therefore not result in a... [Full Article...]

Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation

Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation Updates were more frequent during the 1960s, when the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union inflamed global tensions and stoked fears of nuclear attacks. Since then, terrorism and climate change have also been incorporated into the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' decision how best to advance the Clock. [Full Article...]

AG Sessions questioned in Russian Federation probe

AG Sessions questioned in Russian Federation probe The president has pledged to cooperate fully with investigators, but two people familiar with discussions say there's no agreement at this point to interview Mr. Despite the criticism, Sessions has remained loyal to Trump. Cobb also clarified if the special counsel does call upon Trump, his attorney would be there to guide him through the meeting. [Full Article...]

Rampage in Indian city against Hindu queen film

Rampage in Indian city against Hindu queen film Similar riots unfolded in other cities , with baton-wielding police charging protesters in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh state as they marched through the streets. Another bus was set on fire. There's been increased security at theaters that choose to show the film. Protests also took place in the states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, while in the city of Jaipur, the Karni Sena rightwing Hindu g... [Full Article...]

Hyderabad man attempts daring selfie video against moving train, gets serious injuries

Hyderabad man attempts daring selfie video against moving train, gets serious injuries The speeding train suddenly hits the man and the image goes blank after a loud sound. An Indian man sustained severe injuries when he filmed himself with a moving train in the Lingampally area of Hyderabad , India . The undated video, shows the Pheran (a traditional Kashmiri cloak) clad man lying face down in the middle of the track as the train passed over him. [Full Article...]

Naveen suspends Baijayant Panda from BJD's primary membership

Naveen suspends Baijayant Panda from BJD's primary membership Panda, 54, who hails from one of the leading business families of the state, had fallen out of favour with Naveen Patnaik after he made veiled attacks at the chief minister's private secretary and powerful bureaucrat V. Minister Patro said party supremo suspended him from primary membership of the party. He also said all allegations against him are false and baseless. [Full Article...]

Rohingya crisis: U.S. negotiator quits advisory panel

Rohingya crisis: U.S. negotiator quits advisory panel The Advisory Board for the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State was set up by Myanmar a year ago, to advise on enacting the findings of an earlier commission headed by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Grandi went on to list several essential details that have yet to be discussed ahead of the repatriation, including the issue of citizenship, the rights of the ... [Full Article...]

Gov. John Hickenlooper orders observance for slain Adams County deputy

Gov. John Hickenlooper orders observance for slain Adams County deputy Details about the situation are limited. Two suspects are still at large, prompting Mapleton Public Schools and Adams 12 Five Star Schools to cancel classes. "This loss is incomprehensible", the Arapahoe Sheriff's office tweeted . The foundation has a PayPal account set up and all donations will go to the Gumm family. [Full Article...]

LA County attempts to count the homeless

LA County attempts to count the homeless Clark County was home to the nations 8th largest homeless population in 2017, and the count for 2018 is now taking place. To ensure that less people have housing insecurity, it's important for the community to work on a multitude of issues that affect homelessness, such as employment, education, mental health, housing and transportation, Mauthe said. [Full Article...]

Italy Train Crash: Three People Dead After Commuter Train Derails Near Milan

Italy Train Crash: Three People Dead After Commuter Train Derails Near Milan Photographs show three carriages sprawled across the tracks, one of them tilted to the side, smashed into a pole. About 100 other people suffered minor injuries in the crash, say emergency services. Italian Railtrack Company Rete Ferroviaria Italiana said rail traffic on the eastbound line out of Milan was suspended following the accident. Since then, the woman said there has been no reply on he... [Full Article...]

Syrian churches call for aid amid Turkey's bombardment of Kurdish-controlled area

Syrian churches call for aid amid Turkey's bombardment of Kurdish-controlled area Turkish officials are disputing a White House readout of U.S. President Donald Trump's phone call with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying it does not "accurately reflect" the content of their discussions. has around 2,000 troops in Syria, officially as part of an worldwide, U.S. -led coalition against Islamic State. Syrian President Bashar Assad said that Turkey's attack against Afr... [Full Article...]

LG to Increase Prices of Washing Machines in United States

LG to Increase Prices of Washing Machines in United States Shares of several American solar parts makers, including First Solar FSLR , were in the green during morning trading Tuesday. Monday's decision, largely in line with what the MI appliance maker sought, followed findings by the U.S. The company added 200 new full-time positions at its manufacturing plant in Clyde, Ohio, anticipating increased demand following a tariff decision. [Full Article...]

Meet Stormy Daniels: The Pornstar That's 'Making America Horny Again'

Meet Stormy Daniels: The Pornstar That's 'Making America Horny Again' 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. "I don't know how she can stand to be in the same building with him, let alone confined on a plane", another #Twitter user added. Cohen used a private company and a pseudonym to funnel the money to Daniels . [Full Article...]

Sanford blasts new Trump tariffs

Sanford blasts new Trump tariffs The tariffs will be reduced to 18 percent and 45 percent in the second year, and to 16 percent and 40 percent in the third. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued a statement saying that "Injury to U.S. "It was a deal that was going to create 200,000 jobs, and we lost 200,000 jobs". "Tesla is committed to expanding its domestic manufacturing, including Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo,... [Full Article...]

Mahadayi row: Day long 'Karnataka Bandh' passes off peacefully

Mahadayi row: Day long 'Karnataka Bandh' passes off peacefully The enraged protestors did not allow KSRTC city buses to leave the bus terminal. In an appeal to the public to maintain peace and calm on Thursday, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, "No one should resort to or encourage unlawful activities during the bandh". [Full Article...]

Swiss church mummy 'is Boris Johnson's ancestor'

Swiss church mummy 'is Boris Johnson's ancestor' The woman, who was clearly wealthy because of her clothing and the fact that she ate well, was buried in front of the altar, the BBC said. A clergyman's wife, she "may have contracted syphilis while caring for patients with the sexually transmitted disease", says the BBC, explaining the mercury which preserved her body. [Full Article...]

Politico Reporter: The Democrats Lost This Shutdown

House and Senate lawmakers met throughout the day Sunday to end the government shutdown as the impasse continued into the second day, with both chambers hoping to strike a deal on spending and immigration that would reopen federal agencies ahead of the work week. [Full Article...]


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