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Trump Suggests Republicans Scuttle Russia Investigations

Trump Suggests Republicans Scuttle Russia Investigations While the two world leaders made statements that discussed national and world security, and U.S. He said that it is "unlikely" he will be called to sit for an interview with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE despite widespread speculation that Mueller is gearing up to interview Trump in coming weeks... [Full Article...]

'Iran nuclear deal criticized by Trump working': EU's Mogherini

'Iran nuclear deal criticized by Trump working': EU's Mogherini With Tehran and US allies in Europe stepping up pressure to preserve the 2015 Iranian nuclear accord, President Trump appears poised to back away from a threat to pull America out of the deal, opting instead for new, albeit more targeted, sanctions against Iranian officials and entities. [Full Article...]

Women's Working Group Invites Sex Assault Victims to State of Union

Women's Working Group Invites Sex Assault Victims to State of Union Last year, female Democrats chose to wear white in support of women's rights, when President Trump spoke to a joint session of Congress for the first time. Last month, almost 60 female Democratic lawmakers demanded that Congress investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump. After all, she was the one to come forward and uncover the pervasive sexual misconduct in Congress. [Full Article...]

New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies

New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio received immediate blowback from some of the companies, while winning praise from environmentalists and others. Exxon criticized "lawsuits of this kind - filed by trial attorneys against an industry that provides products we all rely upon to power the economy and enable our domestic life". [Full Article...]

Two die in protests after girl, 8, raped and murdered in Pakistan

Two die in protests after girl, 8, raped and murdered in Pakistan This is not the first time such horrific acts have happened. "Ten incidents of minors' rape and murders had been reported in Kasur and 11 in Sheikhupura alone past year [2017]", he said, according to Geo News . Pakistani celebrities, including many cricket players, have been among those raising awareness of Zainab's case, with the #JusticeForZainab hashtag trending internationally on Twitte... [Full Article...]

United States issues new advisory, asks citizens to 'reconsider travel' to Pakistan

United States issues new advisory, asks citizens to 'reconsider travel' to Pakistan However, it asks Americans not to travel to Jammu and Kashmir, except for eastern Ladakh and Leh and not to venture within 10 miles of the India-Pakistan border due to the "potential for armed conflict". On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how we share information with USA travelers. The travel advisory comes on the heels of suspension of aid to Pakistan as outl... [Full Article...]

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz Three men were arrested as the robbery was interrupted by police officers on patrol, while the other two escaped on a scooter, media reports quoted police source as saying. It remains unclear if any of the jewelry has been recovered. The former home of fashion designer Coco Chanel and author Marcel Proust, the Ritz was a favourite drinking hole of American writer Ernest Hemingway. [Full Article...]

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA Negotiators are due to meet in Montreal this month for the sixth of seven planned rounds of talks with major differences remaining between the United States on one side and Mexico and Canada on the other. "Despite the uncertainty surrounding NAFTA and rumors Mexico wouldn't be able to continue exporting to the United States, it's important to note that not only did we hit a record in exports... [Full Article...]

Trump Argues the Russia Investigation Is Hurting the US Government

Trump Argues the Russia Investigation Is Hurting the US Government The president dismissed the investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible collusion with Trump associates as "a Democrat hoax" that left a "phony cloud" over his first 11 months in office. "But when they have no collusion - and nobody has found any collusion at any level - it seems unlikely that you would even have an interview", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After Admitting to Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old

Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After Admitting to Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old Savage made a confession during the weekend at Highpoint Church in Memphis , Tennessee , several days after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her in 1998 when she was just 17 years old and he was a youth minister at a suburban Houston church. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday Night & Thursday

Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday Night & Thursday The below-normal temperatures are forecast to remain in place in the region into next week. That means tonight's rain will quickly changeover to wet snow prior to dawn! This system is still being resolved, though, so there will likely be changing to meteorologists' thinking between now and Friday . [Full Article...]

Vermont Senate passes recreational marijuana bill, governor expected to sign

Vermont Senate passes recreational marijuana bill, governor expected to sign That would make Vermont the ninth state plus D.C.to legalize marijuana. Last spring, the Legislature passed a similar bill, but Scott vetoed it because the Republican thought it didn't do enough to protect children from marijuana and enhance highway safety. [Full Article...]

Tsunami alert after magnitude 7.6 quake rocks Caribbean Sea north of Honduras

Tsunami alert after magnitude 7.6 quake rocks Caribbean Sea north of Honduras The quake rattled window in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa over 320 miles away and was also felt as far as Mexico. More than a dozen earthquakes with a magnitude of 7.0 or higher took place in the region in the past 500 years, according to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution . [Full Article...]

Pakistani Journalist working for Indian channel escapes abduction bid in Islamabad

Pakistani Journalist working for Indian channel escapes abduction bid in Islamabad A prominent Pakistani journalist, a vocal critic of Pakistan's powerful military, today said he was beaten and threatened with death by almost a dozen unidentified armed men who tried to abduct him . - Asad Hashim (@AsadHashim) January 10, 2018Taha Siddiqui, a Pakistani journalist, was beaten and threatened, and only escaped by running through oncoming traffic. [Full Article...]

Jewish UPenn Student Blaze Bernstein Found Dead, Homicide Investigation Launched

Jewish UPenn Student Blaze Bernstein Found Dead, Homicide Investigation Launched Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student, was last seen around 11 p.m. January 2 and was reported missing January 3. Authorities say witnesses said Bernstein met up with a friend and the two drove to Borrego Park, where he got out of the vehicle and went into the park. [Full Article...]

NY Post Totally Botched Their Anthony Weiner Exclusive

NY Post Totally Botched Their Anthony Weiner Exclusive Abedin, a top Hillary Clinton aide, filed for divorce last May after her estranged husband pleaded guilty to transferring obscene material to a minor. Weiner was considered a rising star in the Democratic Party until the former NY congressman admitted in 2011 that he had been sexting multiple women and was forced to resign. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Ohio Purging Inactive Voters

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Ohio Purging Inactive Voters The Trump administration filed a brief in support of the OH "use it or lose it" voting policy previous year in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute , which will be heard in the nation's top court on Wednesday. He was given a provisional ballot again, but was advised to check with the board of elections. "That's part of the free-speech argument to me", he said. [Full Article...]

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams Date Sheets Released, Download now

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams Date Sheets Released, Download now The datesheet for 2017 examination was released on January 9 a year ago. According to Scroll , over 16 lakh students, including six transgender students, will sit for for Class 10th exams while 11.86 lakh students, including two transgender students, will appear for Class 12 exams. [Full Article...]

Uproar In Jammu And Kashmir Assembly Over Civilian Killings

Uproar In Jammu And Kashmir Assembly Over Civilian Killings Working President and former chief minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that the opposition NC will boycott Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's speech on Governor's address scheduled to be delivered today afternoon. "The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was implemented in the entire nation at once, except Jammu and Kashmir, where it was implemented only after a proper debate in this assembly", she adde... [Full Article...]

SC directs re-investigation of 186 cases

SC directs re-investigation of 186 cases A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra along with Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar passed the order in a plea seeking reopening and re-investigating the anti-sikh riots cases. The Bench after perusal of the supervisory committee report observed that it is imperative to constitute a fresh SIT to probe into the pending cases. [Full Article...]


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