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Man threatened to kill CNN employees

Man threatened to kill CNN employees Some folks see the attacks as mindless political posturing; others may resort to more extreme measures. A MI man was arrested last Friday for making several calls to CNN's Atlanta headquarters during which he threatened to " gun you all down ", according to federal court records. [Full Article...]

European Union removes Tunisia, UAE from tax-haven blacklist but won't say why

European Union removes Tunisia, UAE from tax-haven blacklist but won't say why Citing an example, he said that under the CBCR framework, if any tax authority outside the UAE seeks information about any entity in the country, it could, subject to exchange of information agreements, directly approach the UAE tax body. The Korean government was stung but made a decision to address the issue. EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici last week accused several European ... [Full Article...]

Multiple Americans killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

However, there have been several attacks in recent months, including a bomb at a Shia cultural centre last month that killed more than 40 people. A total of 63 militants were killed and their weapons and structures destroyed, Provincial Police Chief Col. [Full Article...]

Indiana's December jobless rate declines to 3.4 percent

Indiana's December jobless rate declines to 3.4 percent This was a result of 10,696 unemployed residents no longer seeking employment within the past four weeks, and a 3,499 decrease in residents employed. Over the month, the state's private sector job count was essentially unchanged, down by 200 (or 0.0 percent) in December 2017. [Full Article...]

Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high

Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high At press time, the alert remains at level four on the five-level scale, meaning an explosive eruption is possible within hours or days. The Volcanology Institute said two "explosion-type earthquakes" and 18 tremors had happened since Monday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Arizona woman's flu diagnosis ends up being flesh-eating disease

Arizona woman's flu diagnosis ends up being flesh-eating disease Lipinski's family adds that their mother has had 30 percent of her soft tissue surgically removed because of the late diagnosis. When the pain worsened, Lipinski visited a local trauma center where she learned that she was sick with the life-threatening disease, KNXV reported. [Full Article...]

CBI court convicts Lalu in third Fodder Scam case

CBI court convicts Lalu in third Fodder Scam case The case pertained to the embezzlement of Rs 33.67 crore from Chaibasa district treasury during 1992-93. The RJD chief's son, Tejashwi Yadav , has accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh of conspiring against his father in the case. [Full Article...]

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies in South Africa, aged 78

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies in South Africa, aged 78 He began playing in the 1950s as a youngster growing up near Johannesburg, forming a jazz band in school and then a top bebop group, the Jazz Epistles. In 1982, Masekela performed at the Culture and Resistance Conference in Botswana, in large part organised by the ANC cultural desk in exile and drawing hundreds of anti-apartheid activists together. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Dismisses 'Fake Reporting' and Backs Gen. John Kelly

Donald Trump Dismisses 'Fake Reporting' and Backs Gen. John Kelly In it, Kurtz explains Trump's so-called "defiance disorder", a term coined by the president's aides. Kurtz was a media reporter for The Washington Post for 29 years, and now he hosts Fox News's MediaBuzz , a program that "analyzes the coverage of a wide range of topics, including technology, social media, politics, culture and sports". [Full Article...]

Indian Commemorative Summit 2018: Vietnam PM arrives

Indian Commemorative Summit 2018: Vietnam PM arrives The theme of the commemorative summit that is to take place in New Delhi on Thursday is "Shared Values, Common Destiny"-highlighting the commonalities between Asia's third largest economy and the economically vibrant bloc that groups together Indonesia , Singapore , the Philippines, Malaysia , Brunei, Thailand , Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam". [Full Article...]

Trans-Pacific trade pact, without USA, to be signed in March - Japan

Trans-Pacific trade pact, without USA, to be signed in March - Japan It also gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a chance to drive home his government's message that, in a world of increasing protectionism, the only trade deals worth reaching are ones that make sure economic benefits are spread widely. In a lengthy statement, Canada's Champagne said Canadian negotiators were able to secure a "significant" agreement on cultural commerce issues as well as "an improved... [Full Article...]

Centre should have declared Jan 23 as national holiday, says Mamata Banerjee

Centre should have declared Jan 23 as national holiday, says Mamata Banerjee Identification of a recluse who lived in anonymity till his death on October 27, 2006 in the remote village of Saiji in Madhya Pradesh's Ashok Nagar may uncover mystery behind disappearance of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose. In a tweet last week, Banerjee had said she wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to declare the birth anniversaries of Netaji and Swami Vivekananda national holida... [Full Article...]

Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever

Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever It will be the 10th appearance in the Super Bowl for the Patriots but just the third for the Eagles, who've never won it. Even against Atlanta, Foles deserved plenty of credit for doing just enough to get by while doing a great job of not recording a single turnover, but everybody knew he would need to elevate his game to a whole new level if Philadelphia was going to have any chance of taki... [Full Article...]

LeBron James Writes Congratulatory Message To Himself Ahead Of 30000 Points

LeBron James Writes Congratulatory Message To Himself Ahead Of 30000 Points From my exhaustive research (googling how many players have 30,000 points), it appears that seven players (Kareem Abdul-Jabar, Karl Malone , Kobe Bryant , Michael Jordan , Wilt Chamberlain, Dirk Nowitzki , and Julius Irving) have reached the 30,000 point mark. [Full Article...]

Explosion rocks Save The Children office in Afghanistan, 11 injured

Explosion rocks Save The Children office in Afghanistan, 11 injured The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an global non-governmental organisation, which promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. "Attacks directed at civilians or aid organisations are clear violations of global humanitarian law and may amount to war crimes", it said. The attack is also the latest violence to strik... [Full Article...]

Gerwig becomes fifth woman to be nominated for directing Oscar

Gerwig becomes fifth woman to be nominated for directing Oscar Their inclusion in this year's Best Director category marks the second time a woman and black director have both been nominated in the category in the history of the Oscars following nods for Kathryn Bigelow ( The Hurt Locker ) and Lee Daniels ( Precious ) in 2010 (the former went on to win, memorably beating her ex-husband James Cameron who'd been nominated for Avatar ). [Full Article...]

Trump expected to invite Macron for state visit in April

Trump expected to invite Macron for state visit in April The formal visit will include a state dinner hosted by Trump and his wife, Melania. When "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor interviewed Macron in December, Macron described his relationship with Mr. The summit, which comes a day before the Davos World Economic Forum in neighboring Switzerland, is seen as part of the French president's efforts to attract foreign investment at a time when the U... [Full Article...]

Top Agent Admits 'ODDS ARE NOTHING' Trump Colluded with Russia — FBI BOMBSHELL

Top Agent Admits 'ODDS ARE NOTHING' Trump Colluded with Russia — FBI BOMBSHELL Page claimed at the time of the meeting Lynch "knew no charges" would be brought against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Around that same time, the New York Times published a report sourced to "law enforcement officials" that claimed there was "no clear link" between Trump and Russia - a report that looks very suspect in light of the many Trump-Russia contacts that we've seen learne... [Full Article...]

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may open with North Korean performance

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may open with North Korean performance A survey earlier this month found 73 percent of South Koreans saw no need for a joint team. North Korea told the South via the communication channel at Panmunjeom on January 21 that it would be sending an advance team of eight people under Yun Yong-bok, deputy director of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, for talks lasting from January 25 to 27 about North Korean athletes, cheerlead... [Full Article...]

Tsunami warning cancelled for Oregon coast after early-morning quake near Alaska

Tsunami warning cancelled for Oregon coast after early-morning quake near Alaska An quake that struck early Tuesday off an island in the Gulf of Alaska has been followed by dozens of aftershocks. There is always a review after an event of this scale and it's too early to say what worked and what didn't, he said. He estimates it shook for at least 30 seconds but admits his time frame might be skewed by sleeping through some of it. In an NPR article , one of their member st... [Full Article...]


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