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Trump to attend Davos economic forum: White House

Trump to attend Davos economic forum: White House Bush did not attend the meetings during the time they were in the White House. The spotlight was moved to the Chinese President Xi Jinping, who delivered an impactful opening speech, praising the good sides of globalization despite its' shortcomings. [Full Article...]

Louisiana teacher handcuffed after speaking out at school board meeting

Louisiana teacher handcuffed after speaking out at school board meeting According to KATC-TV, Hargrave addressed the school board during the public comments portion of the meeting focused on teacher salaries and pay raises. Records indicate Deyshia Hargrave was booked into the city jail with remaining after being forbidden and resisting an officer. The 74 was unable to reach the marshal's office or the school district Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Stephen Miller Joins Tucker to Talk Immigration, Contentious CNN Interview

Stephen Miller Joins Tucker to Talk Immigration, Contentious CNN Interview But the more significant Trump-related interview was a Wolff-less one that occurred yesterday: Jake Tapper's wonderful set-to with Trump senior advisor Stephen Miller, on Sunday's State of the Union on CNN. Trump addresses the audience during the opening of the General Debate of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at at UN headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 19 September 2017. [Full Article...]

Hamas official 'critically wounded after shooting himself while cleaning weapon'

Hamas official 'critically wounded after shooting himself while cleaning weapon' Hamas spokesman Fawzy Barhoum said in a statement Imad Al-Alami, a former member of Hamas's highest political body, was wounded while "inspecting his personal weapon in his home and is in critical condition". Al-Alami was expelled from Israel in 1994 but then become the terrorist group's representative in Iran and moved to Tehran. During that time he largely stayed out of the press but he is kno... [Full Article...]

Assad Regime Military: Israel Struck Syria Three Times Overnight With Jets, Missiles

Assad Regime Military: Israel Struck Syria Three Times Overnight With Jets, Missiles Syrian military officials told al-Mayadeen that its air defences intercepted three of the missiles fired and hit one of the Israeli aircraft. The statement also claims that at 4 a.m. The Israeli military declined to comment. The group, which is perceived in Israel as a proxy of its nemesis, Iran , has been supporting the Syrian government in the multifaceted conflict, which has been gripping Sy... [Full Article...]

Taped remarks by Israeli PM's son add controversy to corruption scandal

Taped remarks by Israeli PM's son add controversy to corruption scandal In the recording, which is from 2015, Yair is heard making an apparent reference to the gas deal to his friend Nir Maimon: "Bro, you've got to spot me". "I am opposed to the discrimination of women and he [Yair] was educated the same way", the prime minister said. "These remarks do not reflect who I am, the values on which I was raised and my beliefs. [Full Article...]

Rare snowstorm blankets parts of Sahara desert

Rare snowstorm blankets parts of Sahara desert It is reported that while the town itself received about two inches of snow , the surrounding sand dunes on the outskirts were completely covered - making for a delightfully contrasting landscape of red and white. The same thing happened previous year too but before that snowfall in the region occurred in 1979 and that too only for half an hour. Meteorologists say the unlikely event is the resu... [Full Article...]

Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash

Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash One train rear-ended a stationary coach at the Geldenhuis Train Station on Tuesday morning. Mofokeng further went on to explain that the train station had experienced cable theft which is why a manual system was being used. Mofokeng said officials were still clearing the railway lines and the train services had in the interim been suspended. The collision point of a train that collided with an... [Full Article...]

Resurrection? Man wakes up after being declared 'dead' by three doctors

Resurrection? Man wakes up after being declared 'dead' by three doctors Gonzalo Montoya Jimenez was found snoring by a medical examiner in the mortuary with his body marked up for an autopsy. An investigation is underway after a prisoner was wrongly pronounced dead and taken out of jail in a body bag for an autopsy. [Full Article...]

Southern California Braces for Heavy Rainstorm Monday, Threatening Burn Areas with Runoff

Southern California Braces for Heavy Rainstorm Monday, Threatening Burn Areas with Runoff Authorities said areas burned through by recent fires were in danger of mudslides. Such rain rates are capable of producing flash flooding. People in California who had evacuated their homes during the recent wildfires are being told to leave once again. [Full Article...]

Alligators Use Unique Technique To Survive In Frozen Pond

Alligators Use Unique Technique To Survive In Frozen Pond The family-owned park's "alligators on ice" video has received tens of thousands of views on Facebook . In a blog post , experts explained alligators can live in water temperatures as low as 40 degrees. The park's general manager George Howard said the alligators' form of hibernation is called brumation. With noses poked through the ice they can breathe but don't have to move. [Full Article...]

Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse

Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse The Tribune report had claimed that it took just Rs 500 and 10 minutes for the newspaper to get an access through an "agent" to every detail of an individual submitted to the UIDAI, including name, address, postal code (PIN), photo, phone number and email. [Full Article...]

Trump Admin to End Immigration Protection for 200K Salvadorans

Trump Admin to End Immigration Protection for 200K Salvadorans The administration will notify the Salvadorans they have until September 9, 2019 to leave the United States or find a new way to obtain legal residency, according to a copy of the announcement prepared by the Department of Homeland Security that will be published Monday morning. [Full Article...]

David Lidington named Minister for the Cabinet Office as reshuffle continues

David Lidington named Minister for the Cabinet Office as reshuffle continues The Prime Minister is also believed to want more women and MPs from ethnic minorities in her team with Suella Fernandes, the leader of the backbench Eurosceptics, Seema Kennedy and Rishi Sunak among those who could enter the Government for the first time. [Full Article...]

White House faces looming budget, immigration reform deadlines

White House faces looming budget, immigration reform deadlines Roy Beck, who has led NumbersUSA for over 20 years and jokes that the organization is known as the "great anti-amnesty organization", said: "We're open to it". "In the Senate, they have different rules and it's a different matter". "On DACA, there is a deal to be had", Sen. Krikorian said DACA enrollees are unique because it was not their decision to enter the US illegally. [Full Article...]

Oops! We didn't mean to call Oprah our president, NBC says

Oops! We didn't mean to call Oprah our president, NBC says Some people have been so inspired they're now calling for Oprah to run for President with #Oprah2020 trending overnight. Later in the ceremony, as she was accepting her award, Oprah brought the room to their feet as she spoke about the Me Too movement. [Full Article...]

Residents try to kill 'huge wolf spider,' cause apartment fire

Residents try to kill 'huge wolf spider,' cause apartment fire Wisegarver said the fire started because the burning spider crawled onto a nearby mattress setting it on fire. Firefighters found the small fire on the second floor in a back bedroom and were able to quickly extinguish it before it spread any further. [Full Article...]

If she runs, Oprah could dominate the Democratic field in 2020

If she runs, Oprah could dominate the Democratic field in 2020 During the actress's acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Winfrey made a statement so powerful it elicited calls for her to run for president in 2020. A March 2017 poll by Quinnipiac University gave Winfrey a 52 percent favorable rating compared to Trump's then 41 percent job approval rating. She's a terrific woman. [Full Article...]

Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan caught fire

Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan caught fire Trump's primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago. The injuries were to a firefighter who was hurt when debris fell on him, an engineer who attempted to put out the fire with an extinguisher and inhaled smoke, and another civilian whose injuries were not immediately disclosed, the FDNY said. [Full Article...]

Trump administration may drop proposal seeking to tighten H-1B visa norms

Trump administration may drop proposal seeking to tighten H-1B visa norms Since Trump took office in January 2017, visa laws have turned more stringent, with even the premium processing for the H-1B being halted and application requirements for computer programmers getting tougher. Many in India were also of the view that if it the U.S. went ahead with the visa restriction, it would help boost India's economic growth at a time when it's racing against Asian superpowers ... [Full Article...]


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