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Maharashtra: BJP says it saw the split with Shiv Sena coming

Maharashtra: BJP says it saw the split with Shiv Sena coming Shelar said if the Shiv Sena was not keen on having an alliance, the BJP was also ready to go it alone. Confirming that his party would go it alone in the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, Raut predicted that the Shiv Sena would win at least 25 of 48 the Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra as well as 125 of the 288 seats in the state assembly. [Full Article...]

Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit India, will focus on trade

Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit India, will focus on trade International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains wrapped up a trip to India in November, the eleventh ministerial trip since the fall of 2016. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in India from February 17 to 23 and will visit Agra, Amritsar, Ahmadabad, Mumbai, and New Delhi. Now the Trudeau cabinet has five persons of Indian origin, includ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii governor now knows Twitter log-in after false missile alert

Hawaii governor now knows Twitter log-in after false missile alert On the morning of 13 January, Hawaii residents were met with a frightening message that warned of an incoming ballistic missile and advised them to immediately seek shelter. "I wasn't with him at the time", Logan said . While a few authorities, including Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, hustled to Twitter to advise occupants that there were not, indeed, any approaching rockets, Ige's Twitter account was tor... [Full Article...]

The Russians? Twitter finds #ReleaseTheMemo went viral thanks to Americans

The Russians? Twitter finds #ReleaseTheMemo went viral thanks to Americans However, sources familiar with Twitter's internal analysis told The Daily Beast that the trending hashtag "appears thus far to be organically American" not Russian. The memo referred to in the hashtag was written by Republican staffers and purportedly contains evidence showing that the Department of Justice and the FBI have conducted a corrupt investigation against President Trump regarding his ... [Full Article...]

Sixers' Simmons, Embiid picked for Rising Stars game

Sixers' Simmons, Embiid picked for Rising Stars game Bogdanovic is averaging 11.4 points, seventh among rookies, and 3.0 assists. Cameroon's Embiid, already tabbed as an All-Star Game starter, could play alongside Australia's Simmons on the World team against the United States in the game for first- and second-year players. [Full Article...]

Oakland mayor defies federal gov't threat over sanctuary cities threat

Oakland mayor defies federal gov't threat over sanctuary cities threat CNN and The Hill both reported that Landrieu was responding to a letter the U.S. Department of Justice sent Wednesday (Jan. 25) asking cities to provide law enforcement documents showing they are cooperating with federal immigration authorities. [Full Article...]

White House imposes tariffs on washing machines, solar panels

White House imposes tariffs on washing machines, solar panels Trump will impose a 20 per cent tariff on the first 1.2 million imported large residential washers in the first year, and a 50 per cent tariff on machines above that number. The fact that the U.S. nevertheless took the harsh step of activating a safeguard hints that major conflict awaits in the negotiations. Upon learning that Trump has not only agreed to the restrictions, but also decided on im... [Full Article...]

Turpin case: Parents of tortured children barred from contact

Turpin case: Parents of tortured children barred from contact He said that the teenage girl who escaped from the home and alerted police about conditions inside had been "working on a plan to escape this abuse for more than two years". And now Teresa and her half-brother Billy Lambert wonder if the seemingly ideal life that Louise and husband David were living could all have gone wrong when they suddenly and inexplicably cut loose, according to the Daily Ma... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis targets 'fake news' in annual message

Pope Francis targets 'fake news' in annual message And he urged journalists to make it their mission to "communicate the truth". The pontiff has some personal experience with fake news. Capitalizing on the term, Candidate and then President Donald Trump subsequently directed the label to major USA news agencies such as CNN and the New York Times , for what he sees as unrelenting bias and unfair news coverage of him and the Trump administr... [Full Article...]

Plex Launches Virtual Reality App for Google's Daydream Headset

Plex Launches Virtual Reality App for Google's Daydream Headset With the app, you'll be able to watch all of your Plex content in virtual reality , whether it be movies you have stored, television shows, or anything else. That way you can still interrupt the movie with bad jokes or scene spoilers (or flirt if you're on a virtual date while physically being on opposite sides of the Earth). [Full Article...]

S. African police gird for Cape Town's deepening water crisis

S. African police gird for Cape Town's deepening water crisis Takes effect when dams reach 13.5% capacity; now at 28.1%. Cape Town officials anticipate the city's water supply will possibly cut off due to drought on April 12 - otherwise known as " Day Zero ". Mokonyane said her department's mandate to supply water knew no politics and she would not be drawn into petty political squabbles while the people and economy of the Western Cape were on the verge of... [Full Article...]

WPP Withdraws Support For Charity Fundraiser After Undercover Report

WPP Withdraws Support For Charity Fundraiser After Undercover Report The undercover reporters for the Financial Times revealed they were paid £150 and told to wear black underwear and "sexy" black shoes to match the outfits provided. Remaining funds will be distributed in an effective manner to children's charities and it will then be closed". The Presidents' Club revelations "expose the normalisation of sexual harassment and objectification of women at a time ... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Will Play With US Fed Cup Team in February

Serena Williams Will Play With US Fed Cup Team in February As much as Williams has been fawning over her daughter, though, she also seems determined not to let that get in the way of staying true to her other love: tennis. Joining Williams on United States captain Kathy Rinaldi's roster will be older sister Venus, a seven-time major champion. The U.S. won last year's Fed Cup. [Full Article...]

Babies R Us closing Erie location

Babies R Us closing Erie location Toys "R" Us this week announced it will close 180 stores in the U.S.as it seeks to restructure in bankruptcy, including one in Omaha. And a new, challenging trend has emerged, says Adamson - consumers are increasingly choosing small, boutique experiences over big-box shopping. [Full Article...]

David Davis mounts audacious 'that was then, this is now' defence

David Davis mounts audacious 'that was then, this is now' defence Labour's shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said the pair's "bickering" was "the starkest evidence yet" that a transition deal was "far from secure". The U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union has had wide-ranging effects on a number of government agencies. "We are all dwarfs", he said. "I see my task as creating that freedom". [Full Article...]

Pakistan condemns USA drone strike inside its territory

Pakistan condemns USA drone strike inside its territory It is extremely rare for USA officials to comment on drone operations targeting militants inside Pakistan. The pilotless USA spy aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Speen Thal Dapa Mamozai area in Orazkai agency that lies close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Dawn online reported. [Full Article...]

Trump to unveil new immigration proposal on Monday

Trump to unveil new immigration proposal on Monday Under his forthcoming immigration plan, Trump told reporters that protections for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would "morph into" citizenship over that period. Earlier this week, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the legislation brought forth by Graham, Durbin and Sen. "I can recall in 2013, sitting there in the gallery, seeing the... [Full Article...]

Former Maryland man confirmed to lead U.S. health department

Former Maryland man confirmed to lead U.S. health department The confirmation vote was preceded by a cloture vote to break a filibuster over the nomination. Other priorities Azar will oversee include trying to control rampant opioid addiction that is ravaging many US communities. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said he was voting against Azar yet noticed that, conversely with Price, the new chosen one bolstered Obama-time endeavors to get control over Medicare ... [Full Article...]

Google Assistant now supports voice match for multiple Netflix profiles

Google Assistant now supports voice match for multiple Netflix profiles Google is now offering 50% off first audiobook purchases. Amazon-owned Audible, the top provider of audiobooks, has not been supported on Home and other speakers with Google Assistant . Recent reports reveal that Google Assistant is now available on Android Auto-equipped cars in Australia - earlier than expected. If you love listening to Harry Potter in your auto instead of sitting down an... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu and Trump to meet at Davos economic conference

Netanyahu and Trump to meet at Davos economic conference Mr Trump's meeting with Mr Netanyahu will be his first since he declared that the USA recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a decision that has strained U.S. He will have a full day of meetings in Davos today, and then deliver a keynote address to the forum tomorrow before returning to the United States later that day. [Full Article...]


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