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It snowed in one of the hottest places in the world

It snowed in one of the hottest places in the world Some reports say parts of the area got almost 15 inches of snow, but Ain Sefra officially reported less than one inch. But photographers at the scene said the snow actually stayed intact for a good portion of the day. "It seems like the snowy pictures were taken across the higher areas in the north of the region, towards the Atlas regions, so it's not surprising that the area would see some snow i... [Full Article...]

Joe Arpaio, the fiery former sheriff from Arizona, will run for Senate

Joe Arpaio, the fiery former sheriff from Arizona, will run for Senate But I would not be doing this if I thought that I could not win. "I have a lot to offer. I'm not here to get my name in the paper, I get that everyday, anyway". Arpaio said in December that he was 'seriously, seriously, seriously considering running'. "If I have been critical, it is because I believe that it is my obligation to do so, as a matter of duty and conscience", he said. [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats Just Released the Full Fusion GPS Testimony

Senate Democrats Just Released the Full Fusion GPS Testimony Steele's dossier has come under intense scrutiny, with Republicans questioning whether the document spurred the FBI's investigation into Trump's presidential campaign. "I think this referral is unfortunate as it's clearly another effort to deflect attention from what should be the committee's top priority: determining whether there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation t... [Full Article...]

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people Asked about his remarks Monday by The Associated Press, before his apology, Alford said: "I'm not going make any more remarks about that". "I majored in pre-med and biology myself and nowhere in my genetic studies did it say that African-Americans had a gene that predisposed them to be, to have bad character", he said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Plans to Attend World Davos Economic Forum

Donald Trump Plans to Attend World Davos Economic Forum The forum will take place from January 23 to January 26. Also in USA politics, 85-year-old pardoned former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announced he will run for Jeff Flake's senate seat. Some 3,000 business people, government officials and other movers and shakers are expected to attend the elite gathering in the Swiss resort. He withdrew the USA from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agre... [Full Article...]

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday On Tuesday, the day before President Moon Jae In holds a New Year news conference, the Foreign Ministry will announce "follow-up measures" that Seoul believes the Japanese government ought to take, Yonhap reported. Numerous women forced into the sex trade by the Japanese aggressors came from the Korean Peninsular, although thousands of women were also trafficked from many other parts of Asia, incl... [Full Article...]

Israel responsible for consequences of attacks, Syria says

Israel responsible for consequences of attacks, Syria says The statement says several missiles were first launched from inside Lebanese airspace at 2:40 a.m., followed by two more missiles at 3:04 a.m. and four at 4:14 a.m. In its statement, the Syrian army repeated previous warnings of serious repercussions for the strikes and repeated its past accusation that Israel was using attacks to support militant groups in Syria. [Full Article...]

Louisiana ACLU speaks out on arrest at School Board meeting

Louisiana ACLU speaks out on arrest at School Board meeting After being called on a second time, a city marshal stepped in. "You're gonna leave, or I'm gonna remove you", the officer said to Hargrave, before leading her from the meeting room under the protest of other teachers in attendance. The video continues with the officer holding Hargrave next to a police vehicle and threatening those standing nearby, "Somebody else about to get arrested ... [Full Article...]

Breathtaking video shows group of alligators surviving frozen NC river

Breathtaking video shows group of alligators surviving frozen NC river As the water froze, they left their noses up so they can breathe, a park worker is heard saying in the video. See a video above showing how alligators deal with freezing temperatures. "They're out and doing their happy dance". "But just to be careful, I researched it very quickly to make sure that was OK because I have never seen that before", he said. [Full Article...]

Manhunt underway for mother, boyfriend after girl, 4, burned to death

Manhunt underway for mother, boyfriend after girl, 4, burned to death Police records also paint a chaotic scene at the couple's home where Fields was accused of assaulting Diaz, shooting her dog and then shooting himself. If you see Diaz and Fields, you should not confront them but call police. She would run around the house when we had her always with a big ole smile on her face", adding, "Keep flying, Gabby. [Full Article...]

2 killed by mudslides in California storms

2 killed by mudslides in California storms There was a backlog of dozens of callers requesting help. The blaze left 44 people dead and almost 9,000 homes and other buildings destroyed. Several houses were destroyed, and residents were unaccounted for in neighborhoods hard to reach because of downed trees and power lines. [Full Article...]

Immigration bill should be a 'bill of love'

Immigration bill should be a 'bill of love' Meeting with Republicans and Democrats at the White House today, Trump said he wants funding for a massive border wall and an end to chain migration and visa lotteries. "A lot of people are coming in that we can't have", Trump added, saying he hoped for a quick solution. It's a wall. I mean, people can climb it. When Sen. [Full Article...]

Saudi jet fighter downed by Yemenis

Saudi jet fighter downed by Yemenis Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen announced that two pilots were evacuated from operations area following a joint search and rescue operation implemented after their fighter jet crashed due to a technical failure. United Nations deputy envoy Maeen Sharim arrived in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Saturday, a security official at Sanaa airport told Xinhua. [Full Article...]

Weather and climate disasters made 2017 costliet year for US

Weather and climate disasters made 2017 costliet year for US In all, 362 people died in last year's 16 billion-dollar or more weather events. The interruption to commerce and standard living conditions will continue, as much of Puerto Rico's infrastructure is rebuilt. The announcement came at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society in Austin, Texas. Scientists from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information said 2017 was the... [Full Article...]

US Security Experts Back Iran Nuclear Deal, as Trump Faces Deadlines

US Security Experts Back Iran Nuclear Deal, as Trump Faces Deadlines He also dismissed speculation by some Western and Israeli media outlets about the upcoming meeting, stressing that it has nothing to do with Iran's internal affairs or the recent unrest. US President Donald Trump openly despises the deal - a central foreign policy achievement of his predecessor Barack Obama - but has so far continued to waive the nuclear-related sanctions at regular intervals as r... [Full Article...]

Missing reporter followed by suspicious man has been found

Missing reporter followed by suspicious man has been found Roland, a Texas A&M correspondent for Rivalsdotcom and AggieYelldotcom, disclosed to Vara the man hurried off in his blue truck when she escaped her auto, NBC member KPRC detailed. Police said, Roland's white Jeep was later was found with her phone and other personal items inside. Roland didn't seem, by all accounts, to be hurt, police stated, yet will be assessed at a healing facility. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Immigration Status For 200000 Salvadorans

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Immigration Status For 200000 Salvadorans One official said Salvadorans will have until September 2019 to leave the country or adjust their legal status. El Salvadorans living in the United States were granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in 2001 after the country was hit by deadly earthquakes. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Plans to Work Even Less in 2018

Donald Trump Plans to Work Even Less in 2018 He notes that George W. Bush usually got to the Oval Office by 6:45am, while Barack Obama generally started his day with a workout and got to the office by 9am or 10am, according to former aides. On Tuesday, for instance, Trump's day will last from 11 a.m.to 4:15 p.m. But Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Trump's press secretary, told Axios Trump's time is "a mix of residence time and Oval Offic... [Full Article...]

LGBT Case: Supreme Court to Review Constitutional Validity of Section 377

LGBT Case: Supreme Court to Review Constitutional Validity of Section 377 We will continue to proceed on behalf of our members - Nykolas Alford and Stephen Thomas - to protect them and other same-sex couples from this harmful and discriminatory law. This law very simply is a license to discriminate. Same-sex couples deserve to be treated with the same dignity and respect as anyone else. The ACLU of MS expects that our narrower challenge will now move forward. [Full Article...]

Democratic activist pledges $30 million to mobilize voters

Democratic activist pledges $30 million to mobilize voters At 60, Steyer is worth an estimated $1.6 billion, according to Forbes. I've said all along, the question I always ask is: "'Where can I make the most differential impact?' And when I look at the jobs I can run for in California, they all have reputable Democrats running for them already". [Full Article...]


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