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Floods and landslides leave two dead, thousands evacuated in Indonesia

Floods and landslides leave two dead, thousands evacuated in Indonesia TV footage on Tuesday showed people wading through murky brown water in some neighbourhoods of the capital Jakarta. "Now our priority is to ensure evacuees that have been impacted by the floods receive aid", Baswedan said in a statement. Rescuers in Indonesia pulled a woman alive from a auto trapped by a landslide for 13 hours as torrential rains caused havoc in parts of the capital and neighb... [Full Article...]

Senior Democrat: 'Dreamers' issue unresolved but United States government shutdown unlikely

Senior Democrat: 'Dreamers' issue unresolved but United States government shutdown unlikely Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs 60 votes to pass the cromnibus in the Senate, where Republicans have a narrow majority of just 51 members. He also wants new restrictions that the conservative-leaning Cato Institute estimates could cut legal immigration by one-half million people annually. [Full Article...]

Road rage turns deadly for Congress worker

Road rage turns deadly for Congress worker Vinod Mehra , who was shot in the chest, was declared dead when he was taken to a hospital. According to police, the deceased Congress Seva Dal worker Vinod Mehra picked up an argument with persons over rash driving near Bhalswa flyover . [Full Article...]

Amtrak train separates while in motion in Baltimore

Amtrak train separates while in motion in Baltimore The Acela line is the high-speed business-class line serving the Northeast Corridor , the service's busiest stretch. A high-speed Amtrak train carrying more than 50 people decoupled on Tuesday as it traveled northward in Maryland, causing no injuries but highlighting concerns about the USA passenger carrier's safety record after a series of accidents. [Full Article...]

White House has Democrats' memo in Russian Federation probe

White House has Democrats' memo in Russian Federation probe Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSchumer: Nunes intent on undermining "rule of law" with altered memo Schiff: Nunes gave Trump "secretly altered" version of memo Several lawmakers have seen intelligence behind Nunes memo MORE (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that he's concerned that the White House could make "political redactions" to a Democratic memo rebutting a contentious document releas... [Full Article...]

Body of Su-25 pilot killed in Syria delivered to Moscow

Body of Su-25 pilot killed in Syria delivered to Moscow In future warplanes must fly above 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) to stay safe, Russian daily Izvestia said, citing the ministry. The ministry said that though such a policy had been previously in force, for some reason it is no longer followed. [Full Article...]

It's up to Russia where it deploys its missiles

It's up to Russia where it deploys its missiles Naturally Russia has this sovereign right. It should hardly be cause for anyone to worry'. North Korea may be only months away from being able to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile and its atomic weapons programme must be shut down, a senior USA disarmament official has said. [Full Article...]

Serbia 'happy and proud' over European Union strategy

Serbia 'happy and proud' over European Union strategy But against the backdrop of worries in some European members about the cost of the new wave of enlargement and the slow progress of the region in political, judicial and economic reforms, more and more Western Balkan citizens are beginning to wonder whether European membership will arrive in the foreseeable future. [Full Article...]

Ex-gymnastics doctor Nassar again sentenced, gets minimum of 40 years

Ex-gymnastics doctor Nassar again sentenced, gets minimum of 40 years Those sentences would be served at the same time . "We've always wanted our daughter to be in a program that emphasized her enjoyment and love of the sport", said Bree Greenberg-Benjamin, a parent. Nassar addressed the court on Monday saying "it's impossible to express how sorry I am", telling the survivors " the visions of your testimonies will forever be present in my thoughts ". [Full Article...]

'Waste of time' if no border wall in immigration deal

'Waste of time' if no border wall in immigration deal Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Pete Aguilar, D-California, with 27 Republican co-sponsors and 27 Democrats, which drew heavily from a "smart wall" bill previously introduced by Hurd. "There are 690,000 official DACA registrants and the president sent over what amounts to be two and a half times that number, to 1.8 million", Kelly said. [Full Article...]

Fasten your seat belts. Dow futures tumble over 800 points

Fasten your seat belts. Dow futures tumble over 800 points Despite traders attempting to fix the damage, at close the Dow remained down by 1,175 points , the worst closing point decline ever recorded . The Dow Jones Industrial Average was set to open nearly another 1 percent lower on Tuesday after two days of heavy losses that have undermined faith in the USA stock market's nearly decade-long rally. [Full Article...]

Weather warning for snow and ice in North East as temperatures plummet

Weather warning for snow and ice in North East as temperatures plummet Sleet and snow is expected in parts of eastern England; western areas of the United Kingdom will be hit by sleet, snow and hail showers - some of them heavy; and a spell of sleet and snow will continue to move southeast across the UK. Between 1cm and 3cm of snow will fall widely and hilly areas could see up to 5cm, before the weather pushes into northern England and Wales. The lowest temperatu... [Full Article...]

US House committee votes to release memo

US House committee votes to release memo So says White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The four-page document centres on court-approved wiretapping of Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, who was placed under electronic surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. [Full Article...]

Corbyn Calls For Suffragettes to Be Pardoned One Hundred Years Later

Corbyn Calls For Suffragettes to Be Pardoned One Hundred Years Later Many of those women were treated appallingly by society and the state. The battle for women's suffrage was long, hard-fought and at times bitter, and the acclaimed Brotherton Library at the University of Leeds is home to several historic items that help relay the story of this struggle. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security's anti-terror Super Bowl plans left on plane

Homeland Security's anti-terror Super Bowl plans left on plane A CNN employee found the draft " after action " papers in December along with a travel schedule and a boarding pass for a person who manages the DHS BioWatch program. Local health agencies, according to the documents, also expressed confusion over the meaning of the alerts about the simulated attack, and how widely the alerts could be shared. [Full Article...]

United States official warns of growing threat from North Korea

United States official warns of growing threat from North Korea Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said Monday that President Donald Trump calling Democrats treasonous for not clapping enough during his State of the Union address was reminiscent of North Korea. The letter stressed that North Korea would be likely to retaliate if the White House were to pursue what they called a "bloody nose" strategy. North Korea a year ago tested the Hwasong-15, a ballistic mis... [Full Article...]

Waymo accuses Uber of 'cheating,' stealing secrets

Waymo accuses Uber of 'cheating,' stealing secrets And that's aside from the testimony. Ex-Uber boss Travis Kalanick has taken the stand at a trial accusing his former firm of stealing driverless auto technology from Google's Waymo . There's no conspiracy, there's no cheating. Levandowski is not named in the lawsuit, even though the case revolves around Waymo's allegations that the engineer illegally took thousands of documents from Google ... [Full Article...]

London Judge Rules to Uphold Assange's Arrest Warrant

London Judge Rules to Uphold Assange's Arrest Warrant But she said she would rule separately on another application from Assange's lawyers asking her to consider whether it would be in the "public interest" to keep the warrant in place. However, Aaron Watkins, who represents the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), called Summers' argument " strange and untenable ", adding that it was an attempt at " contorting legislation " to allow Assange to leave t... [Full Article...]

White Home: Economic system 'sturdy' regardless of inventory market tumble

White Home: Economic system 'sturdy' regardless of inventory market tumble With stock markets declining again, the White House on Monday said the fundamentals of the USA economy are "strong". You might have heard about them from President Trump . "Somebody said treasonous? I mean, yeah, I guess, why not? Why not. They certainly didn't seem to love our country very much". "That is not how democracy works ". [Full Article...]

Several Eagles Plan To Skip Any White House Trip

Several Eagles Plan To Skip Any White House Trip I want to see us push for economical and education advancement in communities of colour and low-income communities. Jenkins's Eagles teammates Torrey Smith and Chris Long also indicated they won't attend the White House visit due to their opposition to Trump, CNN reports. [Full Article...]


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