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USA imposes sanctions linked to Iran's ballistic missile program
- January 22, 2016

But critics question Iran's reliability and slammed Obama's willingness to negotiate a prisoner trade on Saturday that saw six Iranian-Americans and one Iranian serving sentences or awaiting trial being granted clemency in what he called a "one-time gesture to Iran". (more...)
Brazil Zika Outbreak: More Babies Born With Birth Defects
- January 22, 2016

According to the agency, Zika virus is a second-category notifiable infection disease, requiring doctors to report cases within 24 hours of detection. Brazil is experiencing the largest known outbreak of Zika. "The mother likely had Zika infection when she was residing in Brazil in May 2015 and her newborn acquired the infection in the womb". (more...)
DPP wins Taiwan presidency as Nationalists suffer widespread losses DPP wins Taiwan presidency as Nationalists suffer widespread losses
- January 22, 2016

She said both sides have a responsibility to find a mutually acceptable means of interacting, while adding that Taiwan's global space must be respected. Depending on how it interprets Tsai's actions, Beijing could ratchet up the pressure by luring away Taiwan's remaining diplomatic allies or further shutting it out of worldwide organizations. (more...)
NASA spacewalk suspended after possible leak in astronaut's helmet
- January 22, 2016

As Peake climbed out of the space station, American astronaut Scott Kelly positioned a camera from inside so that the British flag on the arm of Peake s spacesuit was visible to viewers watching live on NASA television. Major Peake said he was "exhilarated" by the thought of walking in space, which will take longer than six hours. Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will perform the first spacewalk of the year on Friday. (more...)
Terror Victim In West Africa Had Chicago Area Ties
- January 22, 2016

White House National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price said Riddering "had devoted his life to working with the Burkinabe people" in a statement strongly condemning the recent terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso and mourning those killed "in these senseless acts of violence". (more...)
"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" Is Absolutely Riveting
- January 22, 2016

He also said some witnesses did not receive such an order. If there's a villain - other than the Libyan attackers, who were members of the Ansar al-Sharia militia- it's the anonymous Central Intelligence Agency station chief ( David Costabile ), who is only called "Bob" in the book, and whom the film refers to exclusively as "Chief". (more...)
Auto Recalls Last Year Break Annual Record Set In 2014 Auto Recalls Last Year Break Annual Record Set In 2014
- January 22, 2016

That total was adjusted downward from almost 64 million to eliminate double counting in the massive recalls of air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. Called " Safe Cars Save Lives ", the campaign is created to build awareness around the tools available to consumers to determine whether or not their vehicles have been recalled and to have those problems resolved in a timely manner. (more...)
Former Benghazi CIA Chief Slams '13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi'
- January 22, 2016

We may never know the real answer as to how and why the Benghazi attack took place. "There never was a stand-down order", the base chief was quoted by the Post as saying. "Not only because it's so highly politicized, but also because it's so intense and is a story not really being told". You may be angry cause you are onto his manipulation and resent it, but still you can't walk out because you want to know what is going to happen and this is what Bay is so good at. (more...)
1.2 million Walmart workers to get pay raise
- January 22, 2016

After Wal-Mart's last wage increase stunt, many workers nearly immediately saw their hours cut and take-home pay go down. (NYSE:WMT) announced plans to raise salaries of more than 1.2 million of its Walmart and Sam's Club hourly workers in the US. (more...)
At least 21 die in boat sinkings off Greek islands
- January 22, 2016

Although many were rescued by the Greek and Turkish authorities after their boats capsized, among the dead were women and children. The organization said that figure is many times greater than the 1,472 recorded by the Greek Coast Guard for the whole of January 2015. (more...)
Freed US prisoners at US military base in Germany Freed US prisoners at US military base in Germany
- January 22, 2016

Five Iranian nationals and some companies based in the UAE and China were added to an American blacklist. "We released seven terrorists who had helped Iran with their nuclear program, and we agreed not to prosecute another 14 terrorists for doing the same thing", Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said on Fox News Sunday. (more...)
Michigan Governor: 'I will fix' Flint water crisis
- January 22, 2016

They were staring at a public health emergency and they sat on it for ten months", Pitt said . "Emergency managers created this disaster because balanced budgets were more important than people's lives", said Flint activist Nayyirah Shariff. (more...)
'13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi' Review: Michael Bay Turns Down
- January 22, 2016

The movie is set before and during the 2012 incident, when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi. "That movie is opening tonight", Beck said after the Cruz audio. Much of what has likely inhibited the film's performance is disagreement not only over the interpretation of the facts on which it is purportedly based but also those facts themselves. (more...)
Trump responds to Haley, says he is angry at mess in US Trump responds to Haley, says he is angry at mess in US
- January 22, 2016

When asked if she was referring to the billionaire businessman in her speech, Haley admitted that Trump was one of the people she was singling out. I mean, she's very, very weak on it and it's a problem. As the senior elected Republicans in Washington , Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were responsible for deciding who would deliver the party's principal nationally televised reaction Tuesday night. (more...)
MI governor apologizes for water 'catastrophe' in Flint
- January 22, 2016

Taking steps to deploy more National Guard troops to "ensure that every home we need to visit gets visited as soon as possible". Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, has apologized for the state's handling of the crisis amid growing calls in the last week for him to resign. (more...)
Wal-Mart offering pay raises to its employees Wal-Mart offering pay raises to its employees
- January 22, 2016

In a statement , Wal-Mart said all employees hired before Jan 1, 2016 would earn at least $10 an hour, up from the $9 minimum. Those already earning an hourly rate of more than $10 will receive their annual pay rise on the same date as the other pay increases, instead of having to wait for their anniversary with the company. (more...)
Summon 11 classic characters in Final Fantasy Explorers Summon 11 classic characters in Final Fantasy Explorers
- January 22, 2016

As reported by WCCF Tech , Final Fantasy XV is one of the titles expected to appear in the Taipei Game Show this year and with it, the further possibilities of what the game will further offer. Yuna ( Final Fantasy X-2): Special Move: Great Whirl - A powerful non-elemental attack inflicting multiple hits. Everything else about "Explorers" does remind us much of other " Final Fantasy " games. (more...)
Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders in Iowa by 9 points
- January 22, 2016

But that's not what you'll get. "And I have gotten back up time and time and time again". Clinton barely edges Sanders with men who say they will vote in the Democratic primary, leading him with that group by only three points. "You notice how positive she is about the president?" "The real issue is who can win the election, who is prepared to do the job and who can make real change", said the Former President. (more...)
Cent responds to Meek Mill on donation for Flint Michigan Cent responds to Meek Mill on donation for Flint Michigan
- January 22, 2016

Has 50 Cent finally won, or did Meek Mill finally turn the beef around on the NY rapper? This week, Mill bridged his two news stories by challenging 50 Cent to beat his donation to the MI water crisis. I ain't got the tine posting memes and shit... "You know you only trying donate so you can try and use it in court?head", 50 Cent captioned a photo per International Business Times . (more...)
Hillary Clinton losing voters under 50
- January 22, 2016

Among decided voters, Sanders's lead broadens to almost 30% - 64% over Clinton's 35%. Mr. Sanders, who's running to Hillary Clinton's left for the Democratic presidential nomination, told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow that he wasn't surprised by Planned Parenthood's decision to endorse the former secretary of state. (more...)
MI governor called to congressional hearing on Flint water crisis
- January 22, 2016

He pledges to take steps to resolve the crisis. We are treating children with high lead levels, including diagnostic testing, individual nurse visits, nutritional counseling and environmental assessments. January 17: During a Democratic debate, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticizes Snyder for his handling of the water emergency and her rival, U.S. (more...)
MI governor seeks $28M for Flint water crisis
- January 22, 2016

Rick Snyder on Thursday. Only a year ago, Rick Snyder began his second term as MI governor promoting the same achievements that had propelled him to victory in 2014: The state was at last in the midst of an economic comeback, and Detroit had emerged from bankruptcy. (more...)
Android Reportedly Generated $31 Billion For Google To Date
- January 22, 2016

On January 14, Oracle lawyer Annette Hurst revealed in a San Francisco court hearing details of Android's financial performance, using figures derived from Google's own internal numbers that were supposed to be under a protection order during the copyright battle. (more...)
USA military put on highest alert ever after N. Korean nuke test USA military put on highest alert ever after N. Korean nuke test
- January 22, 2016

Royce's committee unanimously approved the measure in February 2015 and it remained there until last week when North Korea announced it had conducted a fourth nuclear test - this one detonating a thermonuclear device with massive destructive power. (more...)
Obama anger at MI water crisis
- January 22, 2016

As for the national reaction to the crisis, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz was willing to say the crisis in Flint is a "travesty" and the result of officials' "ineptitude". The funding, which follows the Legislature's $9 million allocation toward the crisis in the fall, would pay for more bottled water, filters, health treatment, water testing and help the city offset unpaid water bills. (more...)

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