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Trump to attend Davos economic forum: White House

Trump to attend Davos economic forum: White House The White House's announcement on Tuesday that Trump would attend this year came as a surprise. 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...]

Viral Video of Frozen Alligators Spreads Like Wildfire Online

Viral Video of Frozen Alligators Spreads Like Wildfire Online The video shows several alligator snouts sticking out of the park's frozen pond - a deep freeze caused by a cold front that covered most of the Eastern United States last week. During that time, the alligators will stay at the bottom of the body of water. According to experts, it's not likely the animal will react in such a situation, at least not while the water was still frozen around it... [Full Article...]

S.Korea unveils new 'comfort women' policy

S.Korea unveils new 'comfort women' policy The Games are to be held in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang. Seoul has said that it will not seek to renegotiate the deal, but will plan to match the 1 billion yen (8.9 million USA dollars) paid by the Japanese government under the deal, with South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha saying that it will decide how to use Japan's payoff. [Full Article...]

Manhunt underway for MI couple after 4-year-old child murdered

Manhunt underway for MI couple after 4-year-old child murdered The federal authorities and the local police have together launched a manhunt for Candice Renea Diaz , 24, and Brad Edward Fields , 28. Michigan State Police and the Child Protective Services agency are now assisting with the crime investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump contradicts self repeatedly in immigration meeting

Trump contradicts self repeatedly in immigration meeting WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump opened up the curtain of Washington negotiations as he invited the press to stay for almost an hour and broadcast a Cabinet Room meeting with Democratic and Republican lawmakers Wednesday. "You folks are going to have to come up with a solution, and if you do, I'm going to sign that solution", he told them. During the closed-door portion of the meeting, they r... [Full Article...]

Mumbai Cinevista Studio fire: One body recovered from accident site in Kanjurmarg

Mumbai Cinevista Studio fire: One body recovered from accident site in Kanjurmarg No casualties or injuries have been reported so far. By the time fire engines reached the spot in around 15 minutes, the fire had spread over a ground plus one building, and had covered nearly 3,000 sq ft. The fire department received the call at 8:07 pm. However, since it was early morning, there were not much people and later even the court operations in the day went on without any disturbance. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia: Princes arrested after protesting austerity

Saudi Arabia: Princes arrested after protesting austerity It said the men were being held in prison on charges of disturbing public peace and order. The meteoric rise of 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , the king's favored son, and his ambitious, sometimes aggressive, policies have caused rare tensions within the royal family, which for decades favored rule by consensus. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to review Section 377

Supreme Court to review Section 377 Later, in 2012, the Supreme Court overturned the decision. By rejecting the cases, the top court leaves in place a federal appeals court decision that allowed the 2016 law to take effect. The SC decision will definitely strengthen arguments for decriminalisation of homosexuality . Societal morality changes with time, law walks with life. [Full Article...]

Justin Timberlake is bringing his tour to the Bay Area

Justin Timberlake is bringing his tour to the Bay Area Today, the former NSYNC frontman-turned-solo-pop-star announced a 27-city North American tour named after that next album, " Man of the Woods ". Filthy by Justin Timberlake on VEVO . Timberlake says in the tour's trailer. He explains, "I want people to see the inspiration for how it (album) ended up sounding". He continued, "I've never seen that done before-bring the outside in". [Full Article...]

Pierce County deputy shot and killed; new suspect description released

Pierce County deputy shot and killed; new suspect description released McCartney was married and had three young sons, according to KOMO-TV . "He chased after him and there were shots fired", sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said in an interview. After the deputy was taken to the hospital, Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastour called the shooting a loss to the entire community. Bethel School District canceled all classes for Monday out of "an abundance of caution", it... [Full Article...]

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards Writing on Twitter he said: "The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday. Maybe-maybe-there was a chance that we would, for at least a couple minutes, stop paying attention to Donald Trump . CBS' "Late Night" host Stephen Colbert threw his hat in the r... [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball Says Lakers No Longer Want To Play for Luke Walton

They've gone from looking like a scrappy team to a night off at this point in the season and they won't be keeping their draft pick this summer . Walton disregarded the constant criticism coming from his star rookie's father, "I'm fine with it, it doesn't both me". [Full Article...]

Sydney, Australia sees hottest day in more than 70 years

Sydney, Australia sees hottest day in more than 70 years There's a total fire ban in place for the Greater Sydney and Hunter regions, as much of Australia's east struggles through the record heatwave. The heat took its toll on French star Kristina Mladenovic, who retired midway through her match citing heat stress. [Full Article...]

Liverpool Star Salah wins Africa Footballer of the year

Liverpool Star Salah wins Africa Footballer of the year In early 2017, the forward was the central figure for Egypt as they finished runners-up at the Africa Cup of Nations. Salah scored both goals, including the injury-time victor, in the 2-1 win over Republic of Congo in October that sealed Egypt's place at the World Cup. [Full Article...]

Fire and Fury book an act of fiction; author a fraud

Fire and Fury book an act of fiction; author a fraud Star to President of the United States (on my first try)". Wolff , who has come under heavy criticism from the White House for the book, said he did not leave out positive perceptions of Trump in order to paint a negative picture him. Michael Wolff , the author of " Fire and Fury ", said Sunday that the 25th Amendment, which would allow the president's cabinet to remove him from office , is "a... [Full Article...]

Pakistan would chose Haqqani, Taliban over US

Trump had been keen to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan; therefore, he had only reluctantly agreed to increase their numbers under pressure from his generals. This was not likely to have been given as the U.S. had not issued that certification for CSF funds for 2015 and 2016 either. It is "approximately two billion worth of equipment and coalition support funding that is in play", t... [Full Article...]

Aliaksandra Sasnovich stuns Anastasija Sevastova to reach final — WTA Brisbane

Aliaksandra Sasnovich stuns Anastasija Sevastova to reach final — WTA Brisbane Svitolina said: "It was a tough offseason". It was a good week for me'. Svitolina won in just 65 minutes. In the tiebreak, Sasnovich got off to a quick start, earning the first mini-break with another backhand victor for a 2-0 lead. But it seemed nothing was going to stop Sasnovich as she made up for lost time at Brisbane . In the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International Svitolina me... [Full Article...]

U.S. astronaut John Young passes away

U.S. astronaut John Young passes away NASA administrator Robert Lightfood said. We mourn the passing of astronaut John Young, who began his career with us in 1962, when he was selected from hundreds of young pilots for our second astronaut class. Then, after hearing President Kennedy's proposal in 1961 to land a man on the Moon and return him safely to Earth, he made a decision to take his love of flying even further. [Full Article...]

Chelsea, Conte: "Mourinho? He suffers from dementia it would seem..."

Chelsea, Conte: Those comments were perceived to be aimed at Conte and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp , both of whom are renowned for their eccentric and energetic personas on the side of the pitch. "So when you go to [Scott] Carson, Curtis Davies, [Joe] Ledley, [Matej] Vydra, [Tom] Huddlestone, I played against all of them". I am improving a bit my English, because this is the real problem for me, otherwise w... [Full Article...]

The real matric pass rate in South Africa is 37.3%

The real matric pass rate in South Africa is 37.3% KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, North West and Mpumalanga achieved above 70%. The number of pupils who qualified for admission to university with a bachelor pass is 153‚610; the number who achieved a diploma pass for college is 161‚133; and 86‚265 obtained higher certificates (a basic pass) which allow admission to a Technical and Vocational and Training college. [Full Article...]


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