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Schools remain shut; transport operators to take 'situational' call

Schools remain shut; transport operators to take 'situational' call Though a holiday has been declared for schools and colleges in Bengaluru as a pre-cautionary measure, they may remain open in some districts in the state's northern and coastal regions to complete the syllabus. However, Siddaramaiah charged that the BJP was anxious about poor turnout at the rally in Mysuru and was making the bandh an excuse. Shah is scheduled to address a party rally on Th... [Full Article...]

UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi

UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations Support Mission in Libya ( UNSMIL ). However, if the photos of Warfali conducting summary executions are true, it would be further evidence that he had not been arrested by the LNA, as they had previously claimed, commented the Libya Herald. [Full Article...]

MP speaks out over Weaver Vale's child poverty figures

MP speaks out over Weaver Vale's child poverty figures It means almost half of all children in the area, which covers parts of Govanhill and the Gorbals, live in homes where the family income is less than 60 per cent of the United Kingdom median. As price rises risk pushing ever larger numbers of children below the poverty line, the coalition is calling on the Chancellor to end the freeze on children's benefits - now in place until the end of the deca... [Full Article...]

Cuomo aide testifies during Percoco trial

Cuomo aide testifies during Percoco trial The prosecution called on Lacewell, now Cuomo's chief of staff, who was the governor's chief risk officer when Percoco was in state government. She said she thought Percoco's mention of lawyers referred to the counsel's office in the governor's office. [Full Article...]

Senators reach deal, vote to reopen government

Senators reach deal, vote to reopen government Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) met with President Donald Trump at the White House Friday to strike an agreement. He said that discussions on protections for Dreamers - children brought the US illegally - were already underway, with a deal in sight, prior to the weekend shutdown . [Full Article...]

ASEAN leaders to join Modi for 69th Republic Day celebrations

ASEAN leaders to join Modi for 69th Republic Day celebrations Google on Friday celebrated India's 69th Republic Day with a colourful Google doodle. Under the custom to host a leader of a foreign nation as the chief guest at the parade, this year for the first time leaders of 10 ASEAN countries are the Chief Guests. [Full Article...]

Caroline Wozniacki overcomes jitters to reach Australian Open final

Those nerves will be tested once again in the silverware showdown, when his daughter with face current world No.1 Simona Halep , both playing with "borrowed money" in Melbourne. "I got really tight at 5-4, " Wozniacki said. I didn't do much wrong for the first three points of that game. Wozniacki has been riding a wave of confidence since recovering from a seemingly impossible position in round ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan says to extend Syria operation to Manbij

Erdogan says to extend Syria operation to Manbij The Observatory has said at least 30 civilians have been killed but Ankara strongly rejects such claims, saying that it is doing everything to avoid civilian casualties. Turkey, in defiance of the USA, sent tanks and warplanes into northwest Syria over the weekend to chase the battle-hardened Kurdish YPG militia from an enclave of Afrin. [Full Article...]

Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever

Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever From the State Fair Turkey Leg to Andrew Zimmern's Northwood's Porketta Sandwhich, the Super Bowl LII menu at U.S. Bank Stadium is full of Minnesota love. Dayton promised to be a good host for the thousands of fans attending. He signed legislation that provided nearly $500 million of the $1.1 billion cost of its construction, which he said at the time would be the "people's stadium". [Full Article...]

Erdogan vows no let-up in Syria campaign as USA tensions rise

Erdogan vows no let-up in Syria campaign as USA tensions rise Ankara considers the YPG to be allies of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has fought against the Turkish state for decades. "It wants to continue to work with Syrian Kurds in eastern Syria as a core part of building stability post-ISIS, but it also wants to keep Turkey as a close North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and it's become increasingly hard for the United States to do both... [Full Article...]

Theresa May gives Donald Trump the nod - again and again

Theresa May gives Donald Trump the nod - again and again In a speech to the World Economic Forum at the exclusive Swiss mountain resort, the Prime Minister will call on financial investors to demand greater action from web giants in the fight against terrorism online. May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump after his inauguration last January and was filmed emerging from the White House holding hands, but a series of disagreement have since ... [Full Article...]

Uhuru and Ruto mourn Yvonne Wamalwa

Uhuru and Ruto mourn Yvonne Wamalwa Eugene again contested the Saboti parliamentary seat on a Ford Kenya ticket under the PNU umbrella in 2007 and won. Her family said that she passed on Thursday morning in Nanyuki, Laikipia County, where she had paid a visit to her sister. She said her conditioned worsened on Thursday morning while she was at home with her. "We have been staying with Yvonne at my home at Ichuga Village since Octo... [Full Article...]

Brown Defends Pricey Projects in 16th & Final State of the State Speech

Brown Defends Pricey Projects in 16th & Final State of the State Speech Jerry Brown on Thursday paraded the state's wares in an annual address, defending big-ticket infrastructure projects and touting a remarkable economic comeback and commitment to fighting climate change . He made it clear he did not plan to spend his previous year as a lame duck, instead promising to set up a task force to find ways to avoid and recover from wildfires that have devastated the stat... [Full Article...]

Trump administration rescinds Obama guidance on defunding Planned Parenthood

Trump administration rescinds Obama guidance on defunding Planned Parenthood Pence said the anti-abortion movement was strengthened "one year ago tomorrow (when we) inaugurated the most pro-life president in American history". Most of these laws address medical procedures such as abortion, sterilisation and assisted suicide. The Obama-era guidance restricted states' ability "to take certain actions against family-planning providers that offer abortions", according to... [Full Article...]

UK man killed by pet python, inquest told

UK man killed by pet python, inquest told Dan Brandon died of asphyxiation in his bedroom after the snake, called Tiny, escaped. Pathologist Dr Adman al-Badri said he found included a haemorrhage behind one eye, plus burst blood vessels, and congestedlungs - another sign of asphyxiation - but no obvious signs on his neck. [Full Article...]

Revenue collections under GST for December 2017 stand at Rs 86703 cr

Revenue collections under GST for December 2017 stand at Rs 86703 cr In November 2017, the GST collections had fallen to ₹80,808 crore, from more than ₹83,000 crore in October, 2017. A total of 1 crore taxpayers have been registered under GST till January 24, of which 17.11 lakh are composition dealers who are required to file returns every quarter. [Full Article...]

Trump Urges Ankara to 'Curtail' Afrin Operation

Trump Urges Ankara to 'Curtail' Afrin Operation Kurdish groups have strengthened their control of areas across Syria in recent years as they have taken up arms in Syria's civil war and, in some areas, battled the Islamic State with US backing. A Kremlin statement said both men stressed the importance of continuing their two countries' joint work to try to find a peaceful resolution to Syria's crisis. [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan told Trump US should withdraw from Syria's Manbij - minister

Turkey's Erdogan told Trump US should withdraw from Syria's Manbij - minister Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos before Trump's arrival later, Tom Bossert said Turkey "ought to be mindful of the potential for escalation as they move into Syria and Afrin ". According to the Pentagon, there are around 2,000 US soldiers still in the country. McKenzie says US military commanders continue to talk with Turkey about the establishment of some type of safe zone alo... [Full Article...]

Trump 'looking forward' to being interviewed in Russian inquiry

At the same time , the Associated Press reported that Mr Pompeo, along with Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Admiral Mike Rogers, the National Security Agency director, were all quizzed previous year on whether Mr Trump had asked them to lean on Mr Comey before he was sacked last May. [Full Article...]

Mr. Trump Goes to Davos

Mr. Trump Goes to Davos He is the first sitting USA president to make the trip since former President Bill Clinton went in 2000. "We're on the same wavelength in, I think, every respect", Trump said during a meeting in neutral Switzerland, waxing lyrical about trans-Atlantic ties and complimenting May in effusive terms. [Full Article...]


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