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Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails

Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails It was clear that Sen. The awkward moment came on Monday before the two boarded the helicopter to depart from the White House to Ohio. Other heads of companies - each of which gave their employees a $1,000 bonus - who met with Trump were Greg Carmichael of Fifth Third Bancorp, Matt Schron of Jergens Inc. [Full Article...]

Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over Odinga's "swearing in"

Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over Odinga's The media shutdown prompted vocal criticism from the United Nations , U.S. and former colonial ruler Britain. Also on Monday, police teargassed demonstrators demanding the stations reopen as they tried to march on government offices. Odinga insists he, not Kenyatta, was the true victor of a disputed presidential election last August. Since the symbolic inauguration, Odinga and his supporters ... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week

Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week Schiff said in a statement. Bannon and his legal counsel have indicated to the committee that the Trump administration still does not want Bannon to discuss his time on the transition team or in the White House, sources tell Fox News . [Full Article...]

Hong Kong activists have jail sentences overturned

Hong Kong activists have jail sentences overturned A judge in Hong Kong's highest appeals court "quashed the sentences of imprisonment" handed down to Joshua Wong, 21, Nathan Law, 24, and Alex Chow, 27, late a year ago, ruling that their previously served community service was sufficient. Mr. Wong and Mr. Chow were found guilty in 2016 of unlawful assembly, while Mr. Law was found guilty of inciting people to take part in the assembly. [Full Article...]

Regime attacks kill 51 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta

Regime attacks kill 51 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta Haley said the Assad regime must immediately stop using chemical weapons. "The UN has not been able to produce anything besides reports". Eastern Ghouta has been under a government siege since 2013, and there are an estimated 400,000 people living in the area. [Full Article...]

China To End All Cryptocurrency Trading For the Fourth Time

China To End All Cryptocurrency Trading For the Fourth Time Chinese government authorities do not seem to be slowing down in their efforts to crackdown on the crypto trading market in the country. Now, it appears the FUD of the day is that China, already notoriously unfriendly towards cryptocurrency, is ready to block all access to cryptocurrency trading websites and initial coin offerings (ICOs) by utilizing its notorious Great Firewall of China. [Full Article...]

Magnitude-Three.2 natural disaster hits San Juan Islands

Magnitude-Three.2 natural disaster hits San Juan Islands On Sunday, 4 February, a magnitude 6.1 natural disaster hit an area in Taiwan's northeastern coast, some 14 kilometers from Hualien City. Reports suggest the natural disaster could be felt in Taipei, Taiwan's capital. Several smaller earthquakes preceded Sunday's main quake. Taiwan is located on Pacific Ring of Fire, supposed to be one of the most seismically active zones in the world. [Full Article...]

Military spox denies NYT report on Egypt-Israel 'secret alliance'

Military spox denies NYT report on Egypt-Israel 'secret alliance' According to a New York Tims report , Egypt has permitted Israel to conduct over a hundred aerial raids on the Islamic State group affiliate in Sinai , the restive desert peninsula that shares a border with Israel. They said Israel has had a string of successes in killing the terrorist leaders. However, Israel has complained to the USA that Egypt is not upholding its end of the agreement, and t... [Full Article...]

Samsung Vice Chair Released From Jail On Appeal Against Bribery

Samsung Vice Chair Released From Jail On Appeal Against Bribery In a stunning decision, a South Korean court suspended the prison sentence of Samsung Electronics Co . Jay Y. Lee speaks to members of the media as he leaves the Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, South Korea , Monday, Feb. He became the vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, a company renowned for making gadgets from smartphones and televisions to cameras and hard drives, in 2013. [Full Article...]

PLO Accuses US of Seeking Overthrow

PLO Accuses US of Seeking Overthrow U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the Security Council last week that Abbas lacked 'the courage and the will to seek peace. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat has taken the anti-American rhetoric coming from Ramallah a step further, accusing the Trump administration of seeking to foment an uprising to remove Mahmoud Abbas from the scene, The Times of Israel report... [Full Article...]

North Korea acquires nuclear tech through Berlin embassy

North Korea acquires nuclear tech through Berlin embassy NDR released portions of its interview with Maassen on Saturday, but the full program will be aired on Monday. "When we see such things, we stop them", said Maassen. A report submitted to the U.N. Security Council Friday said that North Korea had earned $200 million past year in violation of sanctions and that China and Russian Federation hadn't stopped some exports from North Korea, accordi... [Full Article...]

TDP upset over Finances, however gained't snap BJP ties

TDP upset over Finances, however gained't snap BJP ties The meeting of TDP leaders was held days after several party members expressed their displeasure over the Union Budget 2018-19. "Accordingly, you all fight rightfully on the floors of the both Houses only", Naidu said, addressing the party MPs. [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo to stop growth after compliance concerns with Fed

Wells Fargo to stop growth after compliance concerns with Fed Separately, thousands of auto-loan and mortgage customers were potentially overcharged. He was on a temporary Fed assignment when they met in 1977. "The enforcement action we are taking today will ensure that Wells Fargo will not expand until it is able to do so safely and with the protections needed to manage all of its risks and protect its customers", she said in what was perhaps her last... [Full Article...]

'Malaysia's manufacturing activity to continue to expand in 1H'

'Malaysia's manufacturing activity to continue to expand in 1H' Expert consensus is that the index will rise from 55.9 points to 56.6 points, which would be another strong boost for market hopes of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve next month. Moreover, the rate of job creation edged up to a five-month high. Service providers meanwhile registered a faster rise in cost burdens, with the rate of inflation the steepest since April 2012. [Full Article...]

Haryana Police held 3 for attacking J&K students

Haryana Police held 3 for attacking J&K students The attack has made Kashmiri students apprehensive of going out since their looks give them away. In fact, several people silently watched the attack and did not come to help the victims. 0ne of our officers is in touch with the boys as well. In an indication that Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir may get deferred for some time, most of the participants at an all-party meeting conve... [Full Article...]

Hideki Matsuyama exits Phoenix Open with thumb injury

Hideki Matsuyama exits Phoenix Open with thumb injury Spaniard Jon Rahm shares second, while crowd favourite Phil Mickelson is a shot further back after a 66. He was tied with reigning Rookie of the Year Xander Schauffele (66) and Daniel Berger (68). Thomas is just the second player ever to begin a round with six straight birdies at the Waste Management Phoenix Open - Mark Lye also accomplished said feat in 1991. [Full Article...]

Tesla to turn 50000 homes into power plants in Australia

Tesla to turn 50000 homes into power plants in Australia It would later be rolled out to another 24,000 public housing properties and offered to other households. Tesla would be responsible for the installation of the solar systems and Powerwall 2 home battery packs. At the Liberal party campaign launch on Sunday Malcolm Turnbull said the state opposition leader, Steven Marshall, shared the Coalition's vision for a strong economy where businesses ... [Full Article...]

Sindhu loses to Zhang in finals; settles for silver

Sindhu loses to Zhang in finals; settles for silver Sindhu will need to be watchful against Zhang, although she leads their head-to-head 2-1, she has lost to the World No 11 in three games on the last occasion that the two met - at the Indonesia Open in June 2017. The top seed was not her usual self and caved in 18-21, 21-11, 20-22 to break the heart of tumultuous crowd at Sirifort Sports Complex. The world number one, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / K... [Full Article...]

Temperatures set to drop with weather warning for snow and ice issued

Temperatures set to drop with weather warning for snow and ice issued That would make it colder than Stockholm and Toronto. "Rain will extend eastwards to all parts on Monday night, turning to sleet and snow , with snow depositions likely over the midlands, north and east", the Met √Čireann said in its latest forecast. [Full Article...]

USA: Amtrak train, freight train crash in SC, 2 die

USA: Amtrak train, freight train crash in SC, 2 die The railroad company said that the lead engine and some of the passenger cars had come off the tracks. Lexington County, S.C (WSPA) -Two people are confirmed dead and 70 others have been injured in a train crash and derailment in Lexington County. [Full Article...]


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