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USA government shutdown begins and so does the finger pointing

USA government shutdown begins and so does the finger pointing New York's Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will reopen on Monday however, after Governor Andrew Cuomo said $65,000 of state funding would be used each day. But Trump didn't just have to skip his anniversary party at Mar-a-Lago, "he had to work on the weekend - or at least pretend to work". The president remained out of sight and canceled plans to travel to his resort in Florida for the weeken... [Full Article...]

Vice President Pence Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel

Vice President Pence Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel The speech was briefly disrupted, at the outset, by Israeli Arab parliament members who held up protest signs in Arabic and English, reading " Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine ", and were ejected by ushers. Since Trump's election, many in the Israeli government have called for annexing parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank where Israeli settlements are located and where Palestinians w... [Full Article...]

No. 6 Michigan State overpowers IL

No. 6 Michigan State overpowers IL The Illini didn't record their first rebound until almost 10 minutes into the game. Jaren Jackson Junior scored 21 points and he grabbed 11 rebounds. Treadwell saw a lot of success leading Michigan State's offense before getting the job offer to be head coach at his alma mater. It managed to go on a 7-0 run, turning a 24-23 deficit into a 30-24 lead. [Full Article...]

Love Jihad: NIA can probe Shafin, but marriage issue different says SC

Love Jihad: NIA can probe Shafin, but marriage issue different says SC The hearing into the marriage and the probe against Shafin have to be different the court observed while making Hadiya a party to the proceedings. The two met through a matrimonial website affiliated to an organization, which the National Investigation Agency, believes is linked to terror. [Full Article...]

Winter storm could bring 8-10 inches of snow to Nebraska

Winter storm could bring 8-10 inches of snow to Nebraska The service says up to 8 inches of snow could hit central and northeastern parts of the state, as well as in northwestern Iowa on Sunday into Monday . WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT . Ice may occur prior to, or in lieu of, snow in some communities from north-central Kansas to the Lower Peninsula of MI. [Full Article...]

Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End

Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End Early polls showed that Trump and Republican leaders were drawing most of the blame from American voters, but some Democrats anxious they would pay a higher political cost if the shutdown dragged on. "Schumer accept the deal that President Trump put on the table from the very beginning, which was to responsibly fund the government and debate immigration as a separate issue", Sanders said. [Full Article...]

TSA Issues Emergency Order Scrutinizing Cargo from Five Muslim-Majority Countries

TSA Issues Emergency Order Scrutinizing Cargo from Five Muslim-Majority Countries They are now required to comply with what is known as Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) protocols, a typically voluntary program that requires airliners to disclose information about cargo they plan to bring to the U.S. Intelligence that ISIS had constructed such a device prompted the short lived laptop ban and resulted in a two phased increase of security at foreign airports with direct flights ... [Full Article...]

Women march a year after Trump inauguration with renewed calls for equality

Women march a year after Trump inauguration with renewed calls for equality The 2018 Women's March drew crowds that were reported to be well over 120,000 in NY and about 300,000 in Los Angeles . The scheduled speakers include Ashley Bennett, a Democrat who was elected Atlantic County, New Jersey, freeholder last November. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles: 3 Plays that sealed the deal in the NFC Championship

Philadelphia Eagles: 3 Plays that sealed the deal in the NFC Championship I love that guy. With one last shot, on third down , Keenum threw wide to Stefon Diggs , who caught the ball and somehow evaded the challenge of safety Marcus Williams. Bridgewater said he "without a doubt" wants to start in 2018. All Brady did on Sunday was lead the Patriots back from a 20-10 deficit in the fourth quarter, even though he seemed to have the odds stacked against him. [Full Article...]

Crisco poles fail to stop Eagles fans from climbing post-NFC Championship

Crisco poles fail to stop Eagles fans from climbing post-NFC Championship You have to give it to these young Saints players though. Some of our strengths they attacked on third downs, which was one of our strengths all along. He did fumble the ball away on an incredible play by the Jacksonville defense, but his 18-yard run on third-and-nine towards the end of the game sealed the victory for the Pats and made everyone forget about that fumble. [Full Article...]

Sports activities courtroom to start out Russian Olympic doping appeals…

Sports activities courtroom to start out Russian Olympic doping appeals… The six-time Olympic champion has been excluded from the list of Winter Games participants less than three weeks before the start of the event, which will be staged in PyeongChang in the country of his birth, South Korea, TASS reports, citing a source familiar with the situation. [Full Article...]

Fans pay respects to Dolores O'Riordan

Fans pay respects to Dolores O'Riordan They told Sky News: "I'm so grateful to the family that we - the public - got to see her and pay our respects to her ..." O'Riordan's songs played quietly as fans filed in to the church, with 50 of the singer's former classmates at Laurel Hill Colaiste placing bouquets of yellow flowers on a pew near her coffin. [Full Article...]

Congress can help Puerto Rico modernize electrical grid

Congress can help Puerto Rico modernize electrical grid PREPA has lost 30 percent of its employees over the last five years, and the energy system is 28 years older than the average electric power industry in the United States. The events left a majority of residents throughout the island without power for months on end. The first phase consists of drafting legislation to define the legal framework and monitoring the market. [Full Article...]

Suspect In London Van Attack On Muslims 'ticking time bomb'

Suspect In London Van Attack On Muslims 'ticking time bomb' While Osborne has not been charged with a terrorist offence, the prosecution consider that the note and comments he made after his detention "establish that this act of extreme violence was, indeed, an act of terrorism", said Rees. "Ferrel [feral] inbred raping muslim men hunting in packs preying on our children, this will be coming to a town near you soon, it most probably has, get back to the de... [Full Article...]

$1800 for steak and fried fish: Meal bill outrage in Venice

$1800 for steak and fried fish: Meal bill outrage in Venice Another three women in the same group suspected they might be taken for a ride at the restaurant near St Mark's Square and ate elsewhere, the Ansa news agency reported , but still ended up paying €350 (£308) for three dishes of seafood pasta. [Full Article...]

Armenian PM's agenda in Davos to be quite busy

Saudi Arabia's delegation to the World Economic Forum ( WEF ) in Davos next week will be led by state minister Ibrahim al-Assaf, who was released from detention related to an anti-corruption purge in November, Saudi sources told Reuters . [Full Article...]

Opec ties to oil allies will stretch through 2019

Opec ties to oil allies will stretch through 2019 It's too early in 2018 to discuss stabilization for oil prices , which are down 2 percent from their peak, but up 3.5 percent so far, a Russian official said . Crude oil last settled as low as $55 in November, and closed above $63 in Friday's trading. OPEC said its December oil production rose by 42,000 barrels a day to 32.42 million. [Full Article...]

Pence: US embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

Pence: US embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019 Despite the pandemonium, Pence expressed hope in an interview with The Associated Press after the speech that the Palestinians would re-enter negotiations. Marking the official visit to Israel by US Vice President Mike Pence, The Friends of the Zion Museum in Israel, located in the heart of Jerusalem , has launched a campaign under the banner 'Vice President Pence! Naamit Levarko said she t... [Full Article...]

Turkey intensifies offensive against US-backed Kurds

The statement falls short of an outright condemnation and shows the complex nature of Syria's civil war . Shelters were prepared and the internet was only functioning sporadically. Erdogan has warned that those protesting against the operation will pay a "heavy price". Separately, Istanbul's Anatolia Chief Public Prosecutor's Office officially launched an investigation into 57 people suspecte... [Full Article...]

After AbRam, SRK planning his fourth child? Also reveals name

After AbRam, SRK planning his fourth child? Also reveals name Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan urged the economic elite to break down barriers of discrimination against women as they gathered for the Davos forum. " Badshah " of the B-town also helps children undergoing cancer treatment. Actor Shah Rukh Khan was the other notable Indian name to make his presence felt at Davos yesterday. [Full Article...]


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