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India to host yoga training sessions at World Economic Forum in Davos

Trump will be the first sitting U.S. president to attend in person since Bill Clinton in 2000. Ireland's low-priced carrier Ryanair on Thursday reversed a controversial policy to charge passengers flying to and from Israel -. According to the minister, the atmosphere in Davos is "very good" and several requests have been received from various industries and CEOs from different nations to meet... [Full Article...]

Tow truck driver narrowly dodges death when vehicle goes airborne

Tow truck driver narrowly dodges death when vehicle goes airborne Mike Shaw told Detroit Free Press , "...the tow truck driver actually ran into the lanes of travel and he was pretty lucky that another auto wasn't traveling in the right lane or else he would've been hit by that vehicle". Had it have been 5 seconds earlier, the tow truck driver would have had nowhere else to go. The driver insists he wasn't going too fast. Michigan State Police tweeted video o... [Full Article...]

North and South Korea seek unified ice hockey team at Olympics

Guterres welcomed the increasingly tough sanctions resolutions adopted by the U.N. Security Council in response to North Korea's increasingly sophisticated nuclear and ballistic missile tests and urged all countries to fully implement them. [Full Article...]

GOP at Trump meeting clash over legitimacy of 's--thole' remark

Georgia GOP Sen. David Perdue said Sunday that there had been a "gross misinterpretation" of Trump's remarks in a private meeting, where sources told CNN Trump made the demeaning and dismissive comment about immigrants from Haiti and Africa and added that the United States should get more people from countries like Norway, a predominantly white and wealthy nation. [Full Article...]

Trump upsets Republican strategy to avoid shutdown

Trump upsets Republican strategy to avoid shutdown Republican leaders have said Democrats are using the debate to effectively hold hostage funding for the military and other priorities in order to secure a fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which is set to phase out in March. [Full Article...]

Trump says Russian Federation is helping North Korea avoid sanctions

Trump says Russian Federation is helping North Korea avoid sanctions What could be a more theatrical symbol of rapprochement than competing on the same side? That tone is not uncommon for the North Korean media. Nursultan Nazarbayev tells the U.N. Just to make the point that the Kremlin has a dog in this fight, the Russian military notified North Atlantic Treaty Organisation they are conducting large military drills across the Russian Far East involving m... [Full Article...]

US Gov't Shuts Down, White House Blames Dems Calling Them 'Losers'

US Gov't Shuts Down, White House Blames Dems Calling Them 'Losers' Senator Charles Schumer of NY, the Senate minority leader. The federal government is set to enter a partial shutdown at midnight . Minutes before the vote, Trump tweeted that "Dems want a Shutdown in order to diminish the great success of the Tax Cuts and what they are doing for our booming economy". [Full Article...]

Russian FM: Iran Nuclear Deal Couldn't Survive US Pullout

Russian FM: Iran Nuclear Deal Couldn't Survive US Pullout Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has stated that some countries have been turning blind's eye to facts of production and use of chemical weapons in Syria , Iraq. Lavrov is in United Nations premises for high-level meetings at the Security Council. "We'll consult all stakeholders and we'll see what we can do", he added. [Full Article...]

Tragedy in Kazakhstan: the bus was burned alive 52 people

Tragedy in Kazakhstan: the bus was burned alive 52 people The local media said there were 57 people on the bus and only five of them managed to survive the deadliest crash during the last 5 years. There were 55 passengers and 2 drivers. It was unclear in which direction the bus, a Hungarian-made Ikarus, had been traveling, but the route is widely used to transport Uzbek workers to and from Russian Federation where they often take work on building sites. [Full Article...]

Journey and Def Leppard to headline Summerfest

Journey and Def Leppard to headline Summerfest Journey and Def Leppard's 58-city arena tour will be making a stop at the KFC Yum! Journey's Neal Schon said: "These co-headlining Journey/Def Leppard dates will be epic classic rock shows". Two rock bands that defined the MTV age will be here in May. There will also be a presale and VIP ticketing, but that information was not immediately available. [Full Article...]

Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 in African Nations Championship

Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 in African Nations Championship In the 79th minute, the Eagles then got their first goal of the tournament via Faleye. Rwanda and Nigeria are now joint leaders of the section with four points, while Libya are third on three points. Abdulsalam Omar, Libya's second-half substitute, tried to make an immediate impact after being introduced on the hour-mark, but his long range shot narrowly missed the target. [Full Article...]

Storm caused 90 million euros in damage - Dutch insurers

Storm caused 90 million euros in damage - Dutch insurers As the national weather service raised its warning to the highest code red level, a 62-year-old man was killed in the central Dutch town of Olst by a falling branch. Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight. The airport also had to close the entrances to two of its three departure halls when some roof tiles were whippe... [Full Article...]

State Lawmakers Grill Hawaii Officials On False Missile Alert

State Lawmakers Grill Hawaii Officials On False Missile Alert It's designed by OVC which also designs Steuben County's "Ready Steuben" emergency app, warning the public on weather, hazardous accidents and any other kind of emergency. Later in the briefing, Hawaii Emergency Management head Vern Miyagi called the mistake "totally unacceptable". Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono echoed that point in her own tweet. [Full Article...]

Huskers dominate No. 23 MI in 72-52 blowout

Huskers dominate No. 23 MI in 72-52 blowout Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman added nine points but shot 3-for-11 from the field. That momentum carried right on over to the second half, as a 3-pointer by Anton Gill highlighted a 10-1 run and gave Nebraska a commanding 45-28 lead after seven minutes of play. [Full Article...]

Pakistan peg back New Zealand, despite Guptill ton

Pakistan peg back New Zealand, despite Guptill ton Speaking after their defeat in Wellington Sarfaraz said: " New Zealand are a very good team, they played well throughout the series". It gave his innings greater urgency and he brought up his 13th ODI century off 125 balls, including 10 fours and a six. [Full Article...]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Director Sells 4065 Shares of Stock

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Director Sells 4065 Shares of Stock About 3,390 shares traded. New Media Investment Group Inc. Shane Finemore increased its stake in Tesla Inc (Put) ( TSLA ) by 80% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, August 7 by Goldman Sachs. Arrowgrass Capital Partners Lp increased Whirlpool Corp (NYSE:WHR) stake by 51,139 shares to 51,178 valued at $9.44 million in 2017Q3. [Full Article...]

Land speed record holder killed in helicopter crash

Land speed record holder killed in helicopter crash A State Police news release issued after noon today says law enforcement personnel, including from State Police, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, and the Colfax County Sheriff's Department, began searching for the site after the crash was reported via 911 by someone who was on the chopper. [Full Article...]

Modi's pitch at Davos next week: Come, invest in India

Modi's pitch at Davos next week: Come, invest in India In an exclusive interview to Zee News , PM Modi also said his basic nature has been "to convert adversity into opportunity". "Still, it is good that the nation is discussing GDP , agricultural growth, industrial growth and (stock) market", he said. [Full Article...]

Pence to visit Middle East despite shutdown threat

Pence to visit Middle East despite shutdown threat The three-country swing is expected to be closely watched, because it comes a little more than a month after Trump announced that the US would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocate its embassy to the city. Pence will also deliver remarks to Israeli's parliament, or Knesset, where he would "take (the) opportunity to highlight the fact that he's speaking in Jerusalem the Capita... [Full Article...]

Congress likely racing toward a federal government shutdown

Congress likely racing toward a federal government shutdown And it extends the State Children's Health Insurance Program , which provides coverage for nine million children in low-income families, for six years. "The President told him to go back and talk to Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell and work it out". "I think the fact that we're in earnest and negotiating in good faith with our four leaders on DACA speaks to the fact that we want to see a sol... [Full Article...]


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