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United Nations chief: Iran deal must be preserved

United Nations chief: Iran deal must be preserved Lavrov and others worry that a USA pullout from the 2015 deal could mean that Washington cannot be trusted to keep agreements, which could harm any future efforts to get North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday that any issues not directly related to the Iran nuclear deal "should be addressed without prejudice to preserving the agreement", a... [Full Article...]

Prosecutors to retry Bob Menendez

Prosecutors to retry Bob Menendez Menendez pleaded not guilty to the charges, and following the announcement of a mistrial in November, said he will not forget those that doubted he would be vindicated. "Anyone who watched the testimony, reviewed the exhibits, and spoke to the jurors and the alternates in the first trial knows that this prosecution was ridiculous and should never have been brought", Ogrosky added. [Full Article...]

The kids were starved. The dogs were well-fed

The kids were starved. The dogs were well-fed Heilman said the goal would be to keep the siblings together, but that will likely be hard. To see more, visit KVCR . She said it may take a long time to get the victims to a healthy weight. Watch the full press conference :- Evidence from inside the home indicate the victims were often not released from their chains to go to the bathroom. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump frustrated with media not Kelly over 'uninformed' comment

White House: Trump frustrated with media not Kelly over 'uninformed' comment Asked if he had a problem with what Kelly said to members of Congress - that Trump's views on immigration were "uninformed" during the campaign - the President replied, "No, he didn't say that". The clash between commander-in-chief and chief of staff is the latest example of Trump contradicting his own administration officials or his own parties' policies. [Full Article...]

Rand Paul's Alleged Attacker Agrees to Guilty Plea

Rand Paul's Alleged Attacker Agrees to Guilty Plea The victim was mowing his lawn while wearing headphones, court documents said , and Boucher saw him "stacking more brush on a brush pile and had 'had enough.'" The defendant tackled him, causing rib fractures. Boucher was arrested by Kentucky State Police that day and charged with fourth-degree assault, a misdemeanor offense in state court. "Those who choose to assault any federal official ar... [Full Article...]

White House officials speak about the looming government shutdown deadline

White House officials speak about the looming government shutdown deadline And the government teeters on the edge of a shutdown that could start as early as midnight if Congress fails to act. The Republicans have a narrow two-seat majority in the Senate, and need 60 votes to pass the short-term spending bill . Most Senate Democrats and some Republicans were expected to vote against the House plan, probably Friday. With the program set to expire at the beginning of M... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court To Hear Travel Ban 3.0 Challenge In April

Supreme Court To Hear Travel Ban 3.0 Challenge In April That's why U.S. District Judge James Robart blocked Trump's first attempt at a travel ban a week after it went into effect last January. The decision to hear the case, Trump v. In its ruling against the latest version last month, the Ninth Circuit found that Trump had exceeded his executive authority and violated the Immigration and Nationality Act's prohibition on nationality-based discriminati... [Full Article...]

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test As is made clear in the White House physician's report on President Donald Trump's physical, the president is much healthier than he looks at least partly because he doesn't drink or smoke. Trump's body mass index , or BMI, of 29.9 puts him in the category of being overweight for his height. Jackson said he would increase that dose in an effort to get Trump's so-called "bad" cholesterol, or L... [Full Article...]

Putin braves icy water for traditional Epiphany dip

Putin braves icy water for traditional Epiphany dip The 65-year-old Russian President stripped to the waist and bared his chest before crossing himself and lowering himself into a hole in the ice over Lake Seliger. This is not the first time Putin has taken part in the Epiphany ceremony, although it is the first publicly viewed occurrence, Peskov said. Putin walks to the icy waters of Lake Seliger. [Full Article...]

Repetitive Hits, Not Just Concussions, Can Lead To CTE

Repetitive Hits, Not Just Concussions, Can Lead To CTE The news release talks extensively about the damage inflicted by football tackles, and how those impacts can lead to CTE even in the absence of concussions. Atlas told me that "part of science is generating new hypotheses" and that he wasn't surprised to see the researchers on this study "running with it as far as they can". [Full Article...]

Auto plows into crowd in Rio de Janeiro, numerous injuries reported

Auto plows into crowd in Rio de Janeiro, numerous injuries reported A vehicle ploughed into a crowd on Rio de Janeiro's tourist-packed Copacabana seaside promenade on Thursday, killing a baby and injuring 17 people, authorities said, with the driver telling investigators he suffered a seizure. Police confirmed they had to intervene to prevent the driver from being injured. According to an Oglobo report, the driver was identified as Antonio de Almeida Anquim, 4... [Full Article...]

Lucknow shocker: Class I boy stabbed inside school toilet

Lucknow shocker: Class I boy stabbed inside school toilet The boy, who sustained injuries on the chest, abdomen and left eye, is stable but has been kept under strict observation. The six-year-old boy Hrithik was found bleeding profusely and unconscious in a toilet of Brightland School in Triveni Nagar locality of Lucknow on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

North and South Korea Forms Joint Olympic Team and Will March Together

North and South Korea Forms Joint Olympic Team and Will March Together Officials in Seoul responded favorably, proposing talks with North Korea at the border truce village of Panmunjom on January 9. The measures require approval by the International Olympic Committee. Ski teams from both countries will also train together at a resort in North Korea . The first time was at the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics , followed by the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics and th... [Full Article...]

TN ends 2017 with thousands of new jobs, drop in unemployment rate

TN ends 2017 with thousands of new jobs, drop in unemployment rate Washington County's jobless rate is two points lower than the state's unemployment rate, 4.7 %. The 3.5 percent unemployment rate for December was down from 3.6 percent from the previous month. Manufacturing added 800 (+0.3%) jobs over the month. Education and health services led all sectors a year ago with 12,626 new jobs, followed by construction (up 9,394), trade, transportation and u... [Full Article...]

Lambert vows to revive Stoke aggression

Lambert vows to revive Stoke aggression Whether I was 15th or 50th choice, it didn't matter to me one bit, because it is a fantastic football club. On Sunday, Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill rejected the chance to take over at the bet365 Stadium, after Gary Rowett signed a new contract at Derby County and former Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores chose to remain with La Liga side Espanyol. [Full Article...]

Forgotten Liverpool midfielder headed for Cardiff loan

Forgotten Liverpool midfielder headed for Cardiff loan Liverpool are reportedly keen to send Marko Grujic out on loan, but will only consider Championship clubs. The Serbia global joined the Reds in January 2016 for £5.1million from Red Star Belgrade - but he has found it tough to grab a regular place in Jurgen Klopp's starting line-up. [Full Article...]

Playground Games is indeed working on Fable

Playground Games is indeed working on Fable Eurogamer said that the United Kingdom -based team at Playground is likely to be making a Fable-themed open-world action role-playing game. Just last week an ex-Lionhead developer on Twitter stated that Microsoft made an "interested choice" in Fable's new studio . [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Is Letting NC Keep Its Controversial Congressional Map

SCOTUS Is Letting NC Keep Its Controversial Congressional Map The party got 53 percent of the overall congressional vote in North Carolina. The democrats say a new map can be redone in two to three weeks but republicans say that is not realistic. The lower court said the map violated the Constitution's equal protection clause and First Amendment, both of which are at issue in the Wisconsin case argued in October. [Full Article...]

Tillerson won't say whether Trump, Kim have spoken

Tillerson won't say whether Trump, Kim have spoken The president said Moscow was filling in the gaps created by Beijing's decision to restrict oil and coal supplies to the North. "Our ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, works that very, very hard and has gotten some great folks in the security counsel". [Full Article...]

Cuomo Admin Unveils Menu of Options for Tax Overhaul

Cuomo Admin Unveils Menu of Options for Tax Overhaul Under the hybrid option, that employee's gross pay might be reduced to $94,000, because the employer would pay $6,000 to the state in new payroll tax on their behalf. McMahon in a recent blog commentary said that "any attempt to broadly displace the (personal income tax) with a payroll tax would be fraught with mind-bending complications". [Full Article...]


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