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Germany calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin

Germany calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin Referring to the USA, Yıldırım said one of Turkey's key partners and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in the region was clinging to terror groups. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on worldwide law, UN Security Council's decisions, self-defense rights under the UN charter and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. [Full Article...]

Brazil party still wants ex-president Lula as candidate, despite corruption ruling

Brazil party still wants ex-president Lula as candidate, despite corruption ruling Wednesday's unanimous ruling against the man known familiarly as Lula leaves him with little room to appeal to higher courts, and electoral authorities are expected to block his candidacy if he registers to run. Lula is however likely to remain out of prison for many months. The ruling was undoubtedly bad news for Lula, but the question is how bad. "You have to put the Brazilian people in motion... [Full Article...]

Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds

Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds Smokers not only spend money on cigarettes and tobacco, but also on healthcare to manage smoking-related illnesses. In line with the Academies' previous approach to other drugs, the new report pools its findings on e-cigarettes into categories based on how much evidence there is to draw a conclusion. [Full Article...]

Female journalists protest separation at Western Wall for Pence visit

Female journalists protest separation at Western Wall for Pence visit Pence, the same source said, asked his interlocutors during the Arab legs of his tour to remind Abbas that if he insisted on rejecting the USA vision for a settlement of the Palestinian cause, and if he was to fail to check popular Palestinian resentment against the Trump administration, then the head of the PA needs to be prepared for a serious withdrawal of United States financial support, not j... [Full Article...]

Medicaid recipients sue to block new work-requirement rules

Medicaid recipients sue to block new work-requirement rules The changes brought a slew of new enrollees, not just in OR but in all states that allowed an expansion of the program. OR aggressively expanded its Medicaid rolls under the Affordable Care Act . "The Cabinet's own estimate is that around 95,000 Kentuckians will lose Medicaid coverage", KEJC Senior Attorney Anne Marie Regan said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Grassley: Feinstein's Fusion GPS Transcript Stunt Prevented Us From Interviewing Jared Kushner

Grassley: Feinstein's Fusion GPS Transcript Stunt Prevented Us From Interviewing Jared Kushner The chairman proposed that, since "our chances of getting a voluntary interview with Mr. Kushner have been shot", instead they should turn to the transcript of closed-door Kushner testimony the witness has given to other senators: "He has already provided his account to the Intelligence Committee", Grassley said. [Full Article...]

RNC chair: Question that disturbed Federal Bureau of Investigation official was just Trump's casual conversation

RNC chair: Question that disturbed Federal Bureau of Investigation official was just Trump's casual conversation Comey was sacked, Mr. McCabe met with Mr. Trump a handful of times, a person familiar with the meetings said. "I don't remember asking him that question", Trump added. "I don't think that's a big deal". Wray, a Trump nominee, has faced relentless criticism from Republicans over perceived political bias in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federat... [Full Article...]

Russell Simmons Sued for $5M for Alleged Sexual Assault

Russell Simmons Sued for $5M for Alleged Sexual Assault But upon seeing multiple other women accuse Simmons of sexual harassment and rape, she contacted him - to which, according to the suit, he replied pretending it never happened. He has has denied all the allegations and even took a lie detector test before Christmas in a bid to prove at least one of the claims against him was bogus. [Full Article...]

Light Earthquake Shakes Southern California; No Injuries

Light Earthquake Shakes Southern California; No Injuries A 4.0 magnitude quake shook Orange County early Thursday morning. There was no tsunami warning, advisory, watch or threat, according to the U.S. Tsunami Warning System. On Sep 22, a magnitude-5.7 quake hit off the coast of Northern California. The Pacific's "Ring of Fire" is a breeding ground for natural disasters. [Full Article...]

Facebook privacy challenger boost from European Court of Justice

Facebook privacy challenger boost from European Court of Justice Ahead of the verdict, Schrems accused Facebook's lawyers of trying to stop the case from being heard: "Facebook knows that they can't win this case when it will be heard". Therefore, a person bringing legal proceedings who uses digital social network services may rely on his status as a consumer only if the predominately non-professional use of those services, for which the applicant initially con... [Full Article...]

Bigwigs accused of sexual harassment at men-only fundraiser

Bigwigs accused of sexual harassment at men-only fundraiser One woman, aged in her 20s, who waitressed at the event told ITV News she became concerned that some of the men there "were treating them like sex workers". "We don't have a relationship with this organisation and we are not going to start one now", he said. Meanwhile, Labour peer Lord Mendelsohn was effectively sacked from his role as a shadow business and global trade spokesman after attending... [Full Article...]

"Super Blue Blood Moon" to be visible Wednesday morning

Western Nevada College will assist in the enjoyment of the first blue moon total lunar eclipse in almost 152 years with a free viewing parting from 3:15 to 7 a.m.at Jack C. That is when the earth's shadow will start to cover the moon. "This just happens to be a full moon when the moon is at perigee - nearest earth - so it's Super ", said Klassen. [Full Article...]

FBI Mysteriously "Loses" Compromising Texts From Disgraced Agent

FBI Mysteriously Page or Mr. Strzok that were sent or received between December 14, 2016 and May 17, 2017". Brian asks, "The ONLY texts missing from these phones just HAPPEN TO be during the time of the Trump transition until the day Mueller was appointed?" Lawmakers noticed that the texts were missing after receiving hundreds of pages of Page's and Strzok's text exchanges from the Justice Department l... [Full Article...]

John Kerry SABOTAGED Trump's Middle East PEACE TALKS — KERRY'S MUTINY

John Kerry SABOTAGED Trump's Middle East PEACE TALKS — KERRY'S MUTINY Kerry reportedly suggested that within a year, Trump would no longer be in the White House. Kerry offered to help create an alternative peace initiative and promised to help garner global support from Europeans, Arab states and the worldwide community. [Full Article...]

Rallies Against Trump's Arrival at WEF Held in Switzerland (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Rallies Against Trump's Arrival at WEF Held in Switzerland (PHOTO, VIDEO) The Trump team has come to Davos to take a victory lap after passage of a major reduction in US taxes and a rollback in regulations. President Trump is in Davos, Switzerland today for the World Economic Forum. He said he is looking forward to speaking to Special counsel, Robert Mueller before departing Swiss. The activists have even issued a petition titled "Trump not welcome - stay out of... [Full Article...]

Mayon still belching lava, ash, superheated gas and rocks

Mayon still belching lava, ash, superheated gas and rocks Officials from the Philippine Institute of Volcano and Seismology raised Mayon's alert level to four - "hazardous eruption imminent" - on Monday after an explosive eruption caused lava flows that have reached heights of close to 2,000 feet. [Full Article...]

Macron makes a local weather change joke about Trump in Davos

Macron makes a local weather change joke about Trump in Davos Trudeau announced the finalization of a US-free Trans-Pacific Partnership, almost a year after Trump withdrew from the trade pact. Annual economic aid since 2008 has averaged around $400 million, much of it devoted to development projects. The two leaders are "liking each other a lot" and "joined at the hip" when it comes to military cooperation. She was the first foreign leader to visit the White... [Full Article...]

High-speed chase ends in head-on collision in Arizona

High-speed chase ends in head-on collision in Arizona After briefly stopping at a red light in Tempe, Taebel was rammed by one police vehicle, but then sped around the traffic and through an intersection. But it wasn't quite over. Bystanders then began pointing at the man, and the troopers pounced on him, forcing him to the ground. After his auto came to a stop on the road, Taebel hopped out of the passenger side, and began pacing around - before... [Full Article...]

Pak levels T20I series against Kiwis

Pak levels T20I series against Kiwis New Zealand's innings thus folded on 153 handing Pakistan a 48-win. New Zealand 28 for two. As it happened, that also came in a T20I, and at this ground. Babar scored a half century while the skipper's contribution was 41 from 35 balls. Chasing the target, New Zealand lost Colin Munro and Kane Williamson in the first four overs. [Full Article...]

Congress Clears Measure to End Shutdown

Congress Clears Measure to End Shutdown Without forward progress on immigration, Graham fears there won't be Democratic support needed for Republican priorities including a big hike in defense spending. The US budget must be approved by October 1 - the start of the federal financial year. "He went to the mats", said Frank Sharry, the executive director of the immigration advocacy group America's Voice. [Full Article...]


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