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U.S. advises citizens not to travel to Afghanistan

U.S. advises citizens not to travel to Afghanistan Level 4 - Do Not Travel: This is the highest advisory level, warning of "greater likelihood of life-threatening risks". New rankings replace the vague and often confusing system of issuing "travel alerts" and "travel warnings". While India has been ranked Level 2 (exercise increased caution ). What were previously referred to as "warnings" and "alerts" are being re-classified as "advisories... [Full Article...]

'Seems unlikely' I'll need to speak with Mueller

'Seems unlikely' I'll need to speak with Mueller He said there had been " no collusion " and "no crime". Trump's lawyers have previously stated their determination to cooperate with Mueller's requests. Robert Mueller's team of investigators has reportedly expressed interest in speaking with the United States president in person, though no date has been set. [Full Article...]

Light rain and much warmer today!

Light rain and much warmer today! Because of the higher moisture content, and the slightly warmer temperatures , roadways will probably be damp this morning. Thursday's high will be approximately 5C. Periods of rain are expected over northeastern Ontario Thursday . "Right now, most of the area is looking at 1-3" of snow with up to a quarter of an inch of ice possible. [Full Article...]

Nearly 200 migrants dead or missing in 2018, IOM

Nearly 200 migrants dead or missing in 2018, IOM The Italian coast guard, which coordinates rescues in worldwide waters off Libya's coast, said an aircraft on patrol for a European anti-smuggling operation had spotted the dinghy, which was in difficulty Saturday morning. Some 119,310 people made it alive to Italy in 2017 against 181,436 the year before. Some 21,663 migrants arrived in Spain as of December 28 past year, while 1,067 landed in ... [Full Article...]

Area forecasts call for snow, wind

On Thursday , Marshall area could see around two inches of snow, with gusting wind, Temeyer said. Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Wednesday will be dry with cloudy skies. While precipitation will begin as rain early in the day Friday , it is expected to change over to a wintry mix late in the day Friday into Friday evening and eventually all snow Friday night . [Full Article...]

Supreme court leans toward OH voter purge - and other states may follow

Supreme court leans toward OH voter purge - and other states may follow The case has taken on added importance because the parties have squared off over ballot access across the country. As a person who votes in every election, I can't pretend to understand people who don't register to vote. "People have a right not to vote if they choose", Sotomayor said. If a voter doesn't cast a ballot for two years , a postcard or mailer is sent to the address listed on t... [Full Article...]

Canada preparing for possibility Trump will pull out of NAFTA

Canada preparing for possibility Trump will pull out of NAFTA As word of the news spread, the Canadian dollar fell 0.8 percent to CAN$1.2567, its lowest level of the year. General Motors Co. slid as much as 3.3% while auto-parts stocks also fell, paced by Lear Corp. The sources said they expected Trump would make his move at about the same time that negotiators from the United States , Canada and Mexico meet in late January for the sixth and penultimate... [Full Article...]

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz She added: "One man wearing a ski mask ran from the bar door to the front of the bar right past my father". Sky News reports that a witness also heard "gunfire" at the scene. Mohammed al Fayed bought the hotel in 1979 and carried out major renovations to bring it back to its original popularity. The Ritz was the last building Princess Diana and Mr al Fayed's son, Dodi, left before their vehi... [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin divorce settle outside the Court

Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin divorce settle outside the Court The judge speedily declared their case "ended". "In order to reduce any impact of these proceedings on their child, the parties have chose to attempt to reach a settlement swiftly and privately", Abedin's lawyer said . Weiner's lawyer echoed the statement. In a statement to the New York Daily News , Abedin's attorney said that's what's happening, for the sake of their 6-year-old son. [Full Article...]

National Anthem No Longer Compulsory in Indian Cinemas

National Anthem No Longer Compulsory in Indian Cinemas In November 2016, a Supreme Court bench led by Justice Dipak Misra , before his elevation as the Chief Justice of India , had made playing the National Anthem in cinema halls compulsory. The court had on November 30, 2016, passed this order. The court has also ordered that a government commission be established to recommend further decisions on whether the anthem should be played in theatres. [Full Article...]

Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes off Central America

Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes off Central America A tsunami advisory signals a threat to those in or near water, as strong currents and waves could be unsafe. Tsunami sirens were heard going off along the coast of Belize shortly after the magnitude 7.6 quake hit northeast of Honduras. The powerful quake was initially measured at 7.8, but later revised. The tremor occurred about 6 miles below the surface. There were no early reports of injurie... [Full Article...]

Trump gives Feinstein a re-election gift

Trump gives Feinstein a re-election gift He is also again lashing out at the investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, urging Republicans to take control of the inquiries and repeating his claim that they are on a "witch hunt". The investigation led by special prosecutor Robert S. Mueller III has so far led to a guilty plea from Trump former national security adviser Michael Flynn and charges against former Trump campaig... [Full Article...]

PLO says no negotiation with Israel unless USA annuls Jerusalem decision

PLO says no negotiation with Israel unless USA annuls Jerusalem decision The development comes after Israeli media indicated that despite public declarations, Israel is concerned about the ramifications of such a move. That month the agency also announced the suspension of an UNRWA employee suspected of having been elected a Hamas leader. [Full Article...]

'Padmavat' to finally release on January 25

'Padmavat' to finally release on January 25 It is slated to release on January 25, but it seems that the film has not yet managed to shed the myriad controversies surrounding it. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus " Padmavat ", originally titled Padmavati , has faced a major backlash from fringe groups in the recent time as the independent organisation claims that the film showcases untruthful facts and distorted historical events. [Full Article...]

CES 2018: SanDisk Squeezed 1TB of Storage Into a Single USB Stick

CES 2018: SanDisk Squeezed 1TB of Storage Into a Single USB Stick After becoming the third largest company to produce flash storage devices worldwide, they were acquired by hard drive manufacturer Western Digital . It also has SanDisk SecureAccess software to keep content secure and is compatible with any USB 3.0 or 2.0 port. There's no pricing or availability information on those, but the fact they're packing 256GB of storage means they'll be much more affor... [Full Article...]

Mike Pence to Lead US Delegation to Olympics in South Korea

Mike Pence to Lead US Delegation to Olympics in South Korea Kim raised the possibility of starting the talks in a New Year's Day speech. Seoul and Washington also agreed earlier to delay their annual joint military drills - which Pyongyang views as rehearsals for an invasion - until after the events. [Full Article...]

WikiLeave? Assange tipped for Ecuadorian eviction

WikiLeave? Assange tipped for Ecuadorian eviction Swedish prosecutors earlier this year unexpectedly dropped their investigation into the allegations, which included a claim of rape . "No solution will be achieved without worldwide cooperation and the cooperation of the United Kingdom, which has also shown interest in seeking a way out", Espinosa said. [Full Article...]

Another warm year for Queensland… and the country

Another warm year for Queensland… and the country Amazingly, NOAA's brief report on 2017's climate managed to mention all of this without once mentioning climate change. The country recorded temperatures almost a degree above the 1961 to 1990 average. In fact, 2017 was a record year for hurricane costs alone - some $265 billion in losses out of the total $306 billion. Hurricanes Maria and Irma had total damages of $90 billion and $50 billion, res... [Full Article...]

CES 2018: Newest Moto Mod is a QWERTY keyboard

CES 2018: Newest Moto Mod is a QWERTY keyboard When Moto Mods were first introduced, we saw a completely new and unique take on modularity with our smartphones. Working with the moto z , the Vital Moto Mod, operates with the HIPAA-compliant Vital App and cloud to measure, monitor and track five vital signs including heart rate, respiratory rate, pulse oximetry (SpO2), non-contact core body temperature, and accurate blood pressure. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu: Salary hike only for MLAs, not for transport employees?

Tamil Nadu: Salary hike only for MLAs, not for transport employees? On a day when the bus strike by the transporters entered seventh day, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswami today tabled a bill in state Assembly that proposes to double the monthly salary and other allowances of the MLAs. Transport Department workers are paid in par with other government department. However, transport unions said the chief minister's announcement is no way near to their deman... [Full Article...]


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