North Korea to attend Olympics in rival South

Mr. Kim is clearly on a charm offensive after a year of atomic saber-rattling that has left his country isolated and suffering under the impact of worldwide sanctions. "Let's present the people with a precious new year's gift ", said Ri. He said N... More..

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Singapore passport ranked 2nd most powerful in Henley Index, Germany top
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Singapore passport ranked 2nd most powerful in Henley Index, Germany top

Coming in joint-third are Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom, whose passports allow visa-free travel to 175 countries. Over the past 10 years, the UAE has climbed an i...More..

Snow, avalanche risks strand 13000 tourists in Swiss resort
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Snow, avalanche risks strand 13000 tourists in Swiss resort

An estimated 13,000 people were stuck in Zermatt after snow closed mountain lifts, ski runs, walking paths and train services to the village. Only tourists who requested the air bridge were being ferried out,...More..

Israeli shot near West Bank settlement dies
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Israeli shot near West Bank settlement dies

Palestinians want the West Bank for a future state, along with East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Israeli authorities were due to approve on Wednesday the construction of 1,285 housing units to be built in 20...More..

Pakistan frees Islamist cleric who helped Taliban against US
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Pakistan frees Islamist cleric who helped Taliban against US

Sufi Mohammad will be set free and the paperwork for his release are already being processed, Fida Gul, a defense lawyer, said . The US last week also placed Pakistan on a special watch list for "severe vi...More..

Vt. marijuana advocates say more needs to be done than pass bill
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Vt. marijuana advocates say more needs to be done than pass bill

The Vermont House approved the legalization of recreational marijuana that same day , and lawmakers have said the Vermont Senate could vote on the bill as soon as tomorrow. Undeterred by the committee's non-...More..

Shia Waqf board chairman demands PM to ban Madarsas
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Shia Waqf board chairman demands PM to ban Madarsas

Claiming that a large number of madrasas are not registered, lack basic facilities and have mostly untrained teachers, Rizvi wrote that such an education can not be utilised to crack competitive examinations. I...More..

Tsunami warning issued after 7.6 magnitude quake strikes off Honduras coast
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tsunami warning issued after 7.6 magnitude quake strikes off Honduras coast

The epicenter is located off the northern coast of Honduras . A tsunami advisory is in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. There is no threat to US mainland. More..

Yogi Adityanath to address BJP rally in Bengaluru
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Yogi Adityanath to address BJP rally in Bengaluru

Welcoming Adityanath to Bengaluru , Siddaramaiah tweeted that there's a lot he can learn from Karnataka to address the reported starvation deaths in his state. The fresh salvo from Siddaramaiah came after ...More..

Ecuador Searches for Third Nation to Host Julian Assange
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Ecuador Searches for Third Nation to Host Julian Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange raises his fist prior to addressing the media on the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on May 19, 2017. The continued exchange between Ecuador's President Lenin Mo...More..

Chris Christie Says He 'Absolutely' Would Be President if Trump Hadn't Run
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Chris Christie Says He 'Absolutely' Would Be President if Trump Hadn't Run

Christie leaves office at noon January 16. The poll caps a dramatic slide in Christie's favorability, which reached a high in the wake of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, culminating in his re-election victory in 20...More..

LA swatting suspect also linked to false 911 call in Canada
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

LA swatting suspect also linked to false 911 call in Canada

She exited, spoke to police and they confirmed there was no incident at the location. She came out of the apartment and told police the shooting and hostage scenario was fake. Warrants have been issued for Ba...More..

U.S. and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

U.S. and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest

Meanwhile, Iranian lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi claimed that the number of people arrested in the protests is far higher than given by authorities. While Khamenei has acknowledged legitimate demonstrations against ...More..

The Daily Show Tweets Crude Joke About Melania After Trump Tower Fire
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Daily Show Tweets Crude Joke About Melania After Trump Tower Fire

It houses the penthouse residence of Donald Trump , where he had lived before moving to the White House in January 2017. The fire started in the heating and cooling unit on the roof of the skyscraper named f...More..

#SAvIND: Proteas call up uncapped Ngidi
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

#SAvIND: Proteas call up uncapped Ngidi

As a result, the team management chose to give a chance to Olivier who made his debut during the series against Sri Lanka early past year and has played five Tests for South Africa so far. Olivier last played T...More..

Italian, German police arrest dozens in anti-mafia swoop
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Italian, German police arrest dozens in anti-mafia swoop

Cops say the notorious 'Ndrangheta's Farao-Marincola clan had a hand in almost every commercial enterprise in the Calabrian town of Ciro and nearby areas. Officials say Giuseppe Farao, already in prison on a li...More..

Willie Nelson ends concert, cancels shows amid illness concerns
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Willie Nelson ends concert, cancels shows amid illness concerns

According to an email from the ticketing agency, fans will receive automatic refunds. Nelson's performance schedule for the next week, which includes two shows, has also been canceled - one at the Cosmopolitan...More..

Oprah for President? Fans and fellow celebrities make the case
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Oprah for President? Fans and fellow celebrities make the case

That was before most of the Trump administration to date and also before a national reckoning about the way women are treated in this country. He says to me all the time, 'Look, I want you to be president. "H...More..

Trump Enters Stadium for College National Championship to Cheers, Sings National Anthem
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump Enters Stadium for College National Championship to Cheers, Sings National Anthem

A camera near the locker room where the Alabama players were exiting meanwhile appeared to catch one shout an expletive as he made his way to the field. The controversy adds to the protests against Mr Trump, wh...More..

Brandywine Realty Trust: Jpmorgan Chase & Co Opened Position
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Brandywine Realty Trust: Jpmorgan Chase & Co Opened Position

Lexington Realty Trust presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $10.79. (NYSE:PDM) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 8 by Robert W. Therefore 69% are positive. The stock ...More..

Nuggets at Warriors: Player grades from the high scoring game
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nuggets at Warriors: Player grades from the high scoring game

He had already compiled 12 points, eight rebounds and seven assists by halftime. No team in the world needs a second chances less than Golden State yet Denver allowed them to pick up four offensive rebounds in ...More..

OH school says fee
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

OH school says fee "fraction" of likely Spencer visit cost

An attorney for Spencer and organizer Cameron Padgett says requiring such payment because a speaker is controversial or prompts hostile reaction is discriminatory and unconstitutional. Bristow has lawsuits pe...More..

'Padmavat' Cleared By Censor Board With Just 300 Cuts
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

'Padmavat' Cleared By Censor Board With Just 300 Cuts

There were even threats to burn down theatres that would screen the film. The release has been deferred until further notice. However, Padman will benefit from the states, in which Padmavat will not relea...More..

Legal marijuana in NJ may have just died
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Legal marijuana in NJ may have just died

But the most important reaction to the memo will be that of Robert Troyer, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado - and the man who decides how to enforce federal cannabis laws in this state. Rep. J...More..

United States pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

United States pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps

China shares some of the concerns of the USA, about the terrorism problem in Pakistan and Washington is seeking to work with Beijing and other regional players to convince Islamabad, about the need to crackdown...More..

Zidane insists he doesn't want signings despite Madrid 'crisis'
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Zidane insists he doesn't want signings despite Madrid 'crisis'

No". "I prepared myself and prepared well for that.I'm not surprised when things work a little less well". "There will be no going insane". With Cristiano Ronaldo and especially Karim Benzema out of form,...More..

Nuclear Button On My Desk Says Kim Jong
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nuclear Button On My Desk Says Kim Jong

According to The Wall Street Journal , Trump administration officials are "quietly debating whether it's possible to mount a limited military strike against North Korean sites without igniting an all-out war on...More..

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri resigns following Pakistan PM's advice
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri resigns following Pakistan PM's advice

Pakistan's Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri today resigned from his post ahead of a no-confidence motion against him in the provincial assembly, amid speculation of "horse trading". Speaking to Geo ...More..

US Attorney General Ends Obama Marijuana Policy
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

US Attorney General Ends Obama Marijuana Policy

He also said the action goes against what Sessions had said he would do before becoming attorney general. Supporters of legalization must have hoped that Sessions had forgotten about the whole matter (after a...More..

Trump to sign executive order expanding veterans' mental health services
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump to sign executive order expanding veterans' mental health services

Shulkin called the number "unacceptable" and said preventing suicides was his agency's "single top priority". Veterans who have left the military within 3 to 12 months earlier are three times more likely to...More..

by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

British PM resumes reshuffle after chaotic start

Former Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis has been made Conservative Party Chairman, with a new team of deputies tasked with reinvigorating the Tory campaign machine. The BBC had been reporting at the time ...More..

Senior Hamas terrorist in critical condition with gunshot wound to the head
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Senior Hamas terrorist in critical condition with gunshot wound to the head

Senior Hamas official Imad al-Alami on Tuesday was admitted to a hospital in Gaza City after being shot in the head "while examining his personal weapon in his home", Hamas Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said. Hamas...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

'Diplomatic breakthrough' in North-South Korea talks

North Korea's decision to take part in the Winter Olympics in the South was a "great step forward", International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said Tuesday (Jan 9). The breakthrough follows warm New ...More..

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran's missile program
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran's missile program

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), a state-run organization, has been subject to U.S. sanctions since 2013, but both Barack Obama and Donald Trump have signed presidential waivers every 180 d...More..

Weather advisory calls for 2-4 inches of snow in southeast Mich.
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Weather advisory calls for 2-4 inches of snow in southeast Mich.

The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Wednesday night: Rain before 1 a.m., then snow, possibly mixed w...More..

Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China

Additionally, tanker operator National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) reports that hazardous fumes from the cargo are making the effort more hard. The fate of 32 crew members is unknown after a tanker carrying...More..

Thailand prime minister tells journalists to talk to his cardboard cutout
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Thailand prime minister tells journalists to talk to his cardboard cutout

The Thai military junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the demand of reporters outside Government House in Bangkok . "If you want to ask any questions on politics or conflict", he told reporters in Bangkok ,...More..

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football game
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football game

Lewis, told Courthouse News that the congressman would not comment on the president's visit or the protests. Some fans had been stuck outside for an hour during an unusually frigid and wet evening as the area...More..

4 people killed in Oshawa house fire
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

4 people killed in Oshawa house fire

Police have confirmed a woman and man were killed in the fire, as well as a boy and a girl. Three other people were transported to hospital, but an update on their condition is unavailable at this time. "This...More..

Fusion GPS Founder's Senate Testimony Has Been Released
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Fusion GPS Founder's Senate Testimony Has Been Released

The letter comes after Grassley and Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee , balked at the idea, saying that the transcript needed to remain confidential while the panel is inter...More..

President Trump Will Gather With the World's Top Business Leaders in Davos
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

President Trump Will Gather With the World's Top Business Leaders in Davos

Its picturesque location in the Swiss Alps has long attracted some of the world's wealthiest financiers, but it is also seen as a posh gathering of the economic elite. Trump did not attend last January's confer...More..

'No Problem With That': Trump Ready for Talks With DPRK
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

'No Problem With That': Trump Ready for Talks With DPRK

The truth, however, is Trump does not have a nuclear button on his desk at all. Trump had said on Saturday that he was open to talking to Kim. "I want to recognise that change", Abe said in a recorded inter...More..

New York Dem charged with stealing Sandy money from FEMA
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

New York Dem charged with stealing Sandy money from FEMA

Pamela Harris surrendered to the FBI on Tuesday after an 11-count federal indictment against her was unsealed, law enforcement officials said . She's facing charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire ...More..

At least eight migrants drown off the coast of Libya
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

At least eight migrants drown off the coast of Libya

The boat started sinking due to a puncture off the coast of Libya, and Italian coast guard eventually rescued 86 people, and retrieved the bodies of eight dead women. It added that the survivors were taken to a...More..

Leonard: Sessions needs to 'back off' on marijuana
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Leonard: Sessions needs to 'back off' on marijuana

Attorney Andrew Lelling released a statement warning that his office "will aggressively investigate and prosecute bulk cultivation and trafficking cases, and those who use the federal banking system illegally",...More..

Newborn babies bear the worst impact of Listeria outbreak
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Newborn babies bear the worst impact of Listeria outbreak

South Africa's health authorities have placed the listeriosis outbreak in the country on the high surveillance level, following the death of 61 people from 119 cases detected since early December 2017, Health M...More..

Aamir Khan gives the mahurat clap for Ajay Devgn's Total Dhamaal
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Aamir Khan gives the mahurat clap for Ajay Devgn's Total Dhamaal

Madhuri announced the news of the film going on floors via twitter, along with a picture of the crew. Most of the festivals of 2018 are already booked by superstars hence it would have been hard for a film li...More..

'Dead' Spanish prisoner wakes up in morgue
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

'Dead' Spanish prisoner wakes up in morgue

He was placed in the most risky section of the prison population. The prisoner allegedly complained of feeling ill the day before. Officials said he was cyanotic - the purplish discolouration in skin that appea...More..

Trump adviser said escorted by security from CNN after blow-out book interview
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Trump adviser said escorted by security from CNN after blow-out book interview

Rather than appealing to the base, Swan continued, Miller's CNN appearance was also meant to do Trump's bidding. CNN has not independently confirmed all the assertions in " Fire and Fury " by author Mi...More..

VP Pence To Visit Israel This Month Following Postponement
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

VP Pence To Visit Israel This Month Following Postponement

The PA chief also directed officials to boycott their American counterparts and it appears that this too will apply to the USA vice president. At the time, Palestinian Authority leaders were whipping up Arab ...More..