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Four Indian judges of SC criticizes its administration Four Indian judges of SC criticizes its administration
- January 13, 2018

It was done but its raised many questions". "We construe this as a responsibility to the nation and we have done it", said Justice Chelameswar . "The CJ has passed an order saying that this matter will be listed after two weeks before a bench to be nominated by the Chief Justice ". (more...)
Turkey summons US Chargé d'Affaires over Syria issue Turkey summons US Chargé d'Affaires over Syria issue
- January 13, 2018

Cavusoglu emphasised that in efforts to bring peace to Syria , Russia and Iran were the "guarantors" of the regime side and Turkey of the opposition. Ankara considers the regime offensive, supported by Iran-backed militias and Russian air power, aims to recover more territory from the rebels. Syrian state media, citing a foreign ministry source, said on Thursday that regime forces were fighting to "liberate from the terrorism of the Nusra Front and the other terrorist organisations that ... (more...)
Agreement reached on basis for German coalition talks Agreement reached on basis for German coalition talks
- January 13, 2018

Speaking after marathon talks with SPD leader Schulz, Chancellor Merkel said she was now confident that Germany would find "common solutions with France" on taking Europe forward. In their joint blueprint, the parties agreed on key policy outlines - to join European Union partner France in a push to "strengthen and reform" the eurozone, to limit the influx of asylum seekers to Germany to around 200,000 a year, and to refrain from tax hikes given the healthy state of public coffers. (more...)
Fog warning remains in place until 10am this morning Fog warning remains in place until 10am this morning
- January 13, 2018

Poor visibility will spark tailbacks on roads and motorways while railway and air passengers have been warned to expect delays. Visibility could drop to 100 metres in some places bringing unsafe driving conditions and hindering flight take offs, he added. (more...)
Deepika Padukone 'Padmavati' Film Title Changed has Padmaavat Deepika Padukone 'Padmavati' Film Title Changed has Padmaavat
- January 13, 2018

The disclaimer should not claim historical accuracy. The controversy around the film Padmavat doesn't seem to be ending despite the Censor Board clearance to the film. "We have full faith in the CBFC and in the transparent, fair and inclusive process that has been followed", the statement said. Last night, the official social media pages of Padmavati also changed the title to Padmaavat .With the official handles changing their names, we are now waiting for new film stills to release. (more...)
Post Kamala Mills Fire, Crackdown On Illegal Structures Continues In Mumbai Post Kamala Mills Fire, Crackdown On Illegal Structures Continues In Mumbai
- January 13, 2018

The municipal corporation, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) were informed about these illegalities but they had turned a blind eye. A 28-year-old girl Khushboo, one of the victims who lost her life in the Kamala Mills fire, in Lower Parel, Mumbai was celebrating her birthday in one of the pubs when the disaster happened. (more...)
Netanyahu: UN's Palestinian Refugee Agency Should Be 'Thing of the Past' Netanyahu: UN's Palestinian Refugee Agency Should Be 'Thing of the Past'
- January 13, 2018

The US is now UNRWA's primary source of funding, giving the agency over $300 million per year. The US has long provided the Palestinian Authority with much-needed budgetary support and security assistance, as well as an additional $304 million for United Nations programs in the West Bank and Gaza . (more...)
New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Federal Intervention on Marijuana New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Federal Intervention on Marijuana
- January 13, 2018

Sessions' move allows federal prosecutors to decide what to do when state rules conflict with federal. Thomas said if the federal government does what Sessions has authorized and enforces the Controlled Substances Act, medical marijuana users would be in violation of the most stringent provision of federal drug laws. (more...)
MAGA: Chrysler to move 2500 jobs from Mexico to MI
- January 13, 2018

President Trump commended the move yesterday on Twitter: "More great news as a result of historical Tax Cuts and Reform". Approximately 60,000 employees will receive a $2000 bonus in the 2nd quarter of 2018, including employees at the Belvidere Assembly plant according to a FCA spokesperson. (more...)
European Union voices support for Iran nuclear deal as U.S. mulls withdrawal European Union voices support for Iran nuclear deal as U.S. mulls withdrawal
- January 12, 2018

On the eve of a deadline for the US president to decide whether to reimpose oil sanctions lifted under the deal, the foreign ministers of the three European powers and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini made their plea after their meeting in Brussels. (more...)
Baker: Massachusetts won't impose Medicaid work requirement Baker: Massachusetts won't impose Medicaid work requirement
- January 12, 2018

Sixty percent of Medicaid's non-elderly adults already work, according to a recent analysis of census data by the Kaiser Family Foundation . The main impact of the rules will be to subject poor people to stacks of paperwork that will drive some to drop coverage, the critics say. (more...)
Iran has foiled plot to overthrow system Iran has foiled plot to overthrow system
- January 12, 2018

Roughly 3,700 people were arrested during recent anti-government protests in Iran , one of the country's lawmakers claimed on Tuesday. National Police spokesman Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said Sunday that the majority of those detained had been released on bail, but that "the leaders of the disturbances are being held by the judiciary", the state-run Al-Alam News Agency reported. (more...)
Tunisian police clash with protesters in capital as unrest continues Tunisian police clash with protesters in capital as unrest continues
- January 12, 2018

The head of the local Jewish community said that attackers had exploited the breakdown in security to set the buildings on fire. Violent demonstrations against tax increases and price rises in Tunisia have led to a government promise that 2018 will be the last tough year for the North African country. (more...)
IRS rolls out new tax tables IRS rolls out new tax tables
- January 12, 2018

Democrats remain critical of the Republican-led tax bill and warn that the the new tax guidelines allow the Trump administration to deliver on the promise of a large middle-class tax cut ahead of the 2018 mid-term elections, but, in fact, will leave taxpayers owing inordinately larger tax bills in 2019. (more...)
The US tells citizens not to travel to five Mexican states The US tells citizens not to travel to five Mexican states
- January 12, 2018

This announcement includes places in the states of Colima, Michoacan, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas and Guerrero at the same warning level as war-torn Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, the report said. Tamaulipas has always been riven by turf wars between rival drug cartels, and Sinaloa is home to the cartel of the same name. The country witnessed its deadliest year in 2017, registering a record number of murders in its modern history. (more...)
Has North Korea's latest strategy stumped the United States? Has North Korea's latest strategy stumped the United States?
- January 12, 2018

Trump, who has repeatedly taunted and teased Kim and dubbed him "Little Rocket Man , sparked fears of a nuclear war and drew widespread condemnation last week when he used juvenile terms to brag that he commands a " more powerful" nuclear arsenal". (more...)
Paul calls for filibuster of surveillance bill Paul calls for filibuster of surveillance bill
- January 12, 2018

But in his first tweet Thursday, Trump wrote : "House votes on controversial FISA ACT today". Its sales reflect "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments in the global community", the article said. It was a striking contradiction between Trump's dueling identities as a man, often guided by impulses, grievances and what he sees on television, and Trump the president, responsible for taking a broader view of government and security issues. (more...)
Trump says he will soon take a decision on Iran sanctions Trump says he will soon take a decision on Iran sanctions
- January 12, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron told United States counterpart Donald Trump today that it is important for all signatories to respect the landmark Iran nuclear agreement, the French leader's office said . Officials for the Trump Administration spoke to the Associated Press under the condition of anonymity and explained that United States lawmakers had struck a compromise and amended legislation relating to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). (more...)
California mudslides: Death toll rises to 17 California mudslides: Death toll rises to 17
- January 12, 2018

Brown said some of those people could have left the area before or after the mudslides or may simply be out of touch with people concerned about them. Burned-over zones are especially susceptible to destructive mudslides because scorched earth doesn't absorb water well and the land is easily eroded when there are no shrubs. (more...)
Trump to undergo medical check after mental state claims Trump to undergo medical check after mental state claims
- January 12, 2018

Asked about Trump's tweets , Kelly insisted the tweets did not make passage of the bill "more hard", but conceded, "It's a juggling act". As a constant critic of the president's personality, I tend to agree. When pressed on the issue of FISA , which was extended by the House of Representatives just hours after Donald Trump's aforementioned tweet, Sarah Huckabee Sanders did her best to clarify. (more...)
Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner call off divorce Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner call off divorce
- January 11, 2018

The couple were supposed to appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday, but the judge said both sides had agreed to discontinue the case. Ms Abedin stood by her husband after a graphic image sent from his Twitter account went public in June 2011, causing Weiner to step down from Congress. (more...)
Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff
- January 11, 2018

Ecuador is working on finding a way for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave its London embassy after five years. However, Tatchell says " the Ecuadorian government has made it very clear that it wants a resolution [of this whole situation around Assange] and they are prepared to negotiate [to give] a way for Julian Assange [to leave] the embassy ". (more...)
Not even 'Black Panther' star Lupita Nyong'o could score pre-sale tickets Not even 'Black Panther' star Lupita Nyong'o could score pre-sale tickets
- January 11, 2018

There may be a new king atop Marvel's movie empire. The film opens in theaters during the four-day President's Day weekend on February 16. Deadpool now holds the record for February opening weekend with $132.4 million. If that's the case, Black Panther would not only become the highest opening of all-time for a February release, besting Fox/Marvel's R-rated Deadpool ($132.4M), but the best opening before summer. (more...)
Bannon out as chairperson of Breitbart News, loses radio show Bannon out as chairperson of Breitbart News, loses radio show
- January 11, 2018

Bannon did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters. "We will always be grateful for his contributions, and what he has helped us to accomplish", Solov said. Trump has lashed out at Bannon for comments made in an explosive new book that questions the president's fitness for office. The move follows a brutal week for Bannon, after President Trump - and Bannon's patrons, the Mercer family - disowned him. (more...)
Trump gives Feinstein a re-election gift Trump gives Feinstein a re-election gift
- January 11, 2018

Feinstein, who is running for re-election in November, has issued a flurry of news releases to announce her requests to current and former members of Trump's campaign team for interviews and documents. Grassley said he was "confounded" by the release and argued that it could undermine attempts to get additional witnesses. "Her action undermines the integrity of the committee's oversight work and jeopardizes its ability to secure candid voluntary testimony relating to the independent ... (more...)

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