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UN agency asks Arab nations for funds after USA aid cut

UN agency asks Arab nations for funds after USA aid cut Kuwait's UN Ambassador Mansour al-Otaibi, who holds the council presidency for February, told reporters that it was "important" for the top UN body to "listen to the president himself" during the Middle East debate. "Our message, the message of the people and the leadership, is unified", he said, "There can be no peace without Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine". [Full Article...]

Rajasthan bypolls: Karni Sena blames 'Padmaavat' for BJP's defeat

Rajasthan bypolls: Karni Sena blames 'Padmaavat' for BJP's defeat During the campaign, its candidate Jaswant Yadav argued that Hindus should vote for him and those who are Muslim should support the Congress. Counting is also taking place for the bypolls in West Bengal assembly seats of Uluberia and Noapara. [Full Article...]

China slams United States nuke review

China slams United States nuke review China has firmly opposed the United States' new nuclear weapons policy statement, describing its speculation about Chinese intentions as "wild guesses". Russian Federation has hit back at the "bellicose" nature of the Trump administration's proposed new nuclear policy - which advocates a more aggressive approach towards Moscow . [Full Article...]

White House to withdraw environmental pick's nomination

White House to withdraw environmental pick's nomination A climate-change skeptic won't become President Trump's chief environmental aide after her nomination toiled in the Senate for months. Democrats and environmentalists, who vehemently opposed her nomination, hailed victory late Saturday. "I often say that when you think you're right, when you know you're right, you should never give up", he added. White came under fire for her past remarks abo... [Full Article...]

Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Poonch

Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Poonch The firing started around 11 am when Pakistan targeted forward posts and villages along the LoC in Shahpur sector, said a defence spokesperson. Four army men were killed and two injured after Pakistan army opened fire on Indian posts in Bhimber Gali sector. [Full Article...]

Arizona Man Sold Armor Piercing Ammunition To Las Vegas Shooter

Arizona Man Sold Armor Piercing Ammunition To Las Vegas Shooter They said they found his fingerprints on unused bullets in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino hotel room from where Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd attending a country music festival. Paddock got lost on the way to Haig's home, so he called him a third time, then eventually pulled up to the Arizona man's address. He told investigators that when Paddock bought the ammunition at his... [Full Article...]

USA investigating possible sarin gas attacks in Syria: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

The U.S. has no evidence that the Syrian government recently has used deadly sarin nerve gas on its citizens but is looking into reports of its alleged use from people on the ground, U.S. A deadly sarin attack on another rebel-held area in April 2017 prompted President Donald Trump to order a USA missile strike on the Shayrat airbase, from which the Syrian operation is said to have been launched... [Full Article...]

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Western Release Delayed by Sega

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Western Release Delayed by Sega If you're anticipating the release of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life , make sure to pick up the demo in February to tide you over. Sega announced today via the Yakuza Twitter account that the release of Yakuza 6 has now been pushed until April 17, 2018. [Full Article...]

Handlers: Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter

Handlers: Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter Here's to inevitably experiencing to six more weeks of winter, no matter what Phil sees. Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow on Groundhog Day?! Unless you happen to be the president of the Inner Circle of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club - and holding the special ancient acacia wood cane. [Full Article...]

India's growth story to pick up with development of North-East: PM

India's growth story to pick up with development of North-East: PM The prime minister said due to economic reforms, India is today the most preferred investment destination in the world with the highest FDI in last fiscal at United States dollars 60 billion, and highlighted the country's improved credit rating, low inflation rate and opening of various sectors to foreign direct investment. [Full Article...]

Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed

Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed People on the islands were sent into panic, many believing they had minutes left to contact loved ones and most without any sense of where to shelter from a possible nuclear strike. "I don't hear the beginning of the message coming across because what we're supposed to do is hit speakerphone on the line so everyone can hear the message". [Full Article...]

USA to impose arms restrictions against South Sudan

USA to impose arms restrictions against South Sudan It's mostly symbolic since the US has nearly no defense trade with the East African country in the first place. The IGAD which mediates the process, the African Union and the global community said frustrated by the failure of the warring parties in South Sudan to commit themselves to the humanitarian truce and to create a conducive environment for the revitalization process. [Full Article...]

Eagles Ship Woman Who Thought She Missed Tremendous Bowl to Sport

Eagles Ship Woman Who Thought She Missed Tremendous Bowl to Sport The Eagles face the New England Patriots on Sunday. Brest says his grandfather-who turns 90 next month-and dad pulled the trigger on buying the tickets during the middle of the season. 'St. Nick. I trust in St. Nick, ' she says. "We're happy to be going, but we won't be happy watching them lose", he says. Wing Bowl started as an alternative to the Super Bowl by a Philadelphia radio host who ... [Full Article...]

Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town

Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town A video posted by the il Resto di Carlino newspaper showed the suspect with an Italian flag draped over his shoulders being arrested by armed Carabinieri officers in the city center, near where he apparently fled his auto on foot. Italian police tweeted: "Gunshots in Macerata". The shootings took place near where the dismembered body of Pamela Mastropietro was found Tuesday. [Full Article...]

State DOT removing "I Love NY" signs

State DOT removing Miller says Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo should use campaign funds to reimburse the state for the money spent to make the signs and any lost federal aid. Cuomo's top transportation officials announced Friday the state would soon remove the controversial highway signs, which have been at the center of a bitter, years-long feud between the federal government and the state over their safety and legality. [Full Article...]

Pence denounces Kabul terror attacks, reassures support to Afghanistan

Pence denounces Kabul terror attacks, reassures support to Afghanistan The first ever meeting of Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Working Group will be held in Kabul today. According to Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua is leading a delegation to Kabul to attend " Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Solidarity". [Full Article...]

Pelosi: Nunes Memo Could Lead to 'Constitutional Crisis'

Pelosi: Nunes Memo Could Lead to 'Constitutional Crisis' Rosenstein supposedly responded, "Of course, we're all on your team, Mr. President". White House aides declined to comment Friday on Rosenstein's standing. And since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any investigations related to the 2016 presidential campaign last March, Rosenstein oversees Mueller and his investigation - and has the power to fire him as well. [Full Article...]

USA military conducts failed missile defense test over Hawaii

USA military conducts failed missile defense test over Hawaii The weapon is created to be used in the USA missile defense system, including in the facilities that are planned to be deployed in Japan , in order to intercept a possible intercontinental missile launched by Pyongyang. Last year, North Korea enjoyed its most successful test to date, debuting the Hwasong-15 rocket which flew more than 10 times the altitude of the International Space Station... [Full Article...]

More accusers confront Larry Nassar

More accusers confront Larry Nassar Just prior to this, his daughter Lauren Margraves told the court in her testimony "last year and a half of my life has been a insane whirlwind and there's no reason it should have been that way". I understand Mr. Margraves' frustration, but you can not do this. She said that there was "no way" she would punish him. "For all of you in the galley, I'm sorry that happened". [Full Article...]

Maldives exiled ex-prez says he will run again for office

Maldives exiled ex-prez says he will run again for office After the court ruling, Nasheed has declared that he can and will contest the elections which should take place this year. "We expresses deep concern over President Yameen's refusal to abide by the Supreme Court Order to release political leaders and other political prisoners". [Full Article...]


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