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Rep. Walter Jones Asks Why US Still Sheds Blood for Afghan Pedophiles

Rep. Walter Jones Asks Why US Still Sheds Blood for Afghan Pedophiles Since January 20, militants have stormed a luxury hotel, bombed a crowded street and raided the military compound in Kabul, killing more than 130 people. The US and India share economic and humanitarian interests in Afghanistan , a top American diplomat on Tuesday said, but maintained silence on the security aspect of the Afghan-problem, which has been a big area of concern for New Delhi. [Full Article...]

Corrected - Palestinian killed after wounding Israeli guard at West Bank settlement

Corrected - Palestinian killed after wounding Israeli guard at West Bank settlement An Israeli civilian was injured early Wednesday morning in a stabbing attack at the Karmei Tzur settlement in Gush Etzion, located north of Hebron in central West Bank. There has been a spike in Palestinian violence since President Donald Trump's December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinian demonstrators have clashed with Israeli troops in the West Bank and along the Ga... [Full Article...]

The Falcon Heavy Just Launched Successfully. Next Stop, Mars

Cameras attached to the electric auto showed it heading deeper into space . Mr Musk has had plenty of experience with rocket accidents, from his original Falcon 1 test flights to his follow-up Falcon 9s, one of which exploded on a nearby pad during a 2016 ignition test . [Full Article...]

US House committee seen voting to release Democrats Russia memo

US House committee seen voting to release Democrats Russia memo Republican leaders and members of the House Intelligence Committee are saying the issue is squarely in the hands of Trump and the Justice Department about whether the Democratic memo should be released over any national security concerns. [Full Article...]

Cape Town gets 10bn litres of water

Cape Town gets 10bn litres of water Important variability in rainfall patterns have dried up 6 crucial dams that supply Cape Town with water. It must be emphasised that all water and sanitation revenue from the tariff increases goes toward water and sanitation services. "The highest users will face the greatest increases". Efforts by the city to supplement its water supply continue as work on various desalination plants is underwa... [Full Article...]

Why is govt. not revealing Rafale jet price, asks Rahul

Why is govt. not revealing Rafale jet price, asks Rahul Questioning statement of the defence minister in November a year ago that that 36 Rafale aircrafts were purchased on emergency basis, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala sought to know the need to buy on emergency basis in April 2015 when even after a lapse of 35 months not a single aircraft has been delivered and the Indian Air Force will not have any delivery till the end of 2019. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens federal shutdown over demand for border wall and immigration curbs

Trump threatens federal shutdown over demand for border wall and immigration curbs At midnight on January 18, 2018, Congress and the President failed to come to a consensus on a spending bill for the new fiscal year resulting in a shutdown of the federal government . "We'll do a shutdown". "I have seen the president's most ardent defenders use the now-weary argument that the president's comments were meant as a joke, just sarcasm, only tongue in cheek", he said . [Full Article...]

Last minute shot lifts No. 15 Tennessee over Kentucky, 61-59

Last minute shot lifts No. 15 Tennessee over Kentucky, 61-59 They also still have challenging road games left against Florida and Arkansas. "I don't ever like to in those situations, but this is a different team". INDIANAPOLIS - Trevon Bluiett scored 17 of his 26 points in the final 14½ minutes of regulation and overtime to help No. 5 Xavier rally to beat Butler. [Full Article...]

Rs 519 crore for MUTP III, terminus at Parel

Rs 519 crore for MUTP III, terminus at Parel Doubling and electrification of the 86.56-km Thiruvananthapuram Central-Kanyakumari railway line has got an outlay of Rs. 110 crore for next fiscal and doubling of the tracks in the State Rs. Rs 150 crore has been allocated to Jeypore-Nabarangpur railway line and Rs 95 crore for Nabarangpur-Malkangiri railway line. The only solace of the State is the nod for the third railway line from Ernakulam... [Full Article...]

HTC U11+ launched in India: Price, specs, and availability

HTC U11+ launched in India: Price, specs, and availability HTC has also added the " Edge Sense " technology, that allows you to squeeze the edges of the smartphone for to quickly launch Google Assistant or frequently used apps such as camera, Facebook or WhatsApp among others. On the imaging front, the smartphone houses a 12MP primary camera with f1.7 aperture, UltraPixel 3, OIS, and dual LED flash as well as an 8MP selfie camera with wide-angle lens w... [Full Article...]

Bristol-Myers says key trial for lung cancer drug succeeds

Bristol-Myers says key trial for lung cancer drug succeeds Bristol-Myers expects revenue for 2018 to rise in the low to mid-single digits. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. In fact, the majority of covering analysts remain bearish on the security. Shares in all three companies were marginally down. Cumberland Ptnrs Ltd owns 57,483 shares. Mirae Asset reported 149,119 shares. Wall Street is looking for earnings per share of $3.23 for 2018. [Full Article...]

Kenya TV ban stays in place

Kenya TV ban stays in place The shutdown was followed by arrests of legislators Tom J Kajwang and Makadara MP George Aladwa who are now out on bond and the self-styled general of outlawed National Resistance Movement Miguna Miguna who is set to be charged today. Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the stations remained suspended for a third day on Friday "in spite of an interim... [Full Article...]

State of emergency declared in Maldives

State of emergency declared in Maldives The state of emergency will give sweeping powers to security forces to arrest and detain suspects, bans public gatherings, imposes travel restrictions and suspends parts of the Maldivian Constitution. "The world is watching", the NSC said in a tweet. The constitutional rights suspended by president Yameen effectively quashed any moves by the opposition to impeach him while also stripping the... [Full Article...]

Secret Super Bowl Anti-Terrorism Documents Left On Plane

Secret Super Bowl Anti-Terrorism Documents Left On Plane The draft reports outlined ways the department could improve after there had been some confusion in recent drills simulating anthrax attacks on Super Bowl Sunday, according to CNN . She said to CNN: "Who knows who else could have picked this up". "This exercise was a resounding success and was not conducted in response to any specific, credible threat of a bioterrorism attack", DHS spokes... [Full Article...]

Ives's running mate says "in your face" ad is "not racist"

Ives's running mate says She's attacking the first-term governor for signing laws allowing transgender residents to change their birth certificates, allowing Medicaid- and state-insurance-covered abortions and limiting law enforcement officers' interaction with immigrants. [Full Article...]

Carter Page says he's never met Trump

Carter Page says he's never met Trump Page left the Trump campaign in September 2016 after reports surfaced about his meetings with Russian contacts. The FBI and DOJ also didn't disclose to the FISA court that Steele had been paid by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee, and that he was fiercely opposed to Trump, making the information provided highly questionable. [Full Article...]

Mominul's ton No.2 a first for Bangladesh

Mominul's ton No.2 a first for Bangladesh So we thought an extra batsman might be useful. I think that has come from everyone in the team, including the management. Haque, who hit a first-innings 176, then struck 105 as he put on 180 with wicketkeeper Liton Das (94) for the fourth wicket. [Full Article...]

Congress Will Vote on Its Own Sexual Harassment Complaint Process

Congress Will Vote on Its Own Sexual Harassment Complaint Process But Congress has been under fire to do something to improve the process of reporting and dealing with harassment on Capitol Hill. "At that moment, I thought to myself, Al Franken did that exact same thing to me", wrote Leeann Tweeden, words that would, along with seven other accusers, ultimately bring down a sitting US senator. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau Wants Us All to Say 'Peoplekind' Instead of 'Mankind'

Justin Trudeau Wants Us All to Say 'Peoplekind' Instead of 'Mankind' Mr Trudeau politely interrupted the student, saying: "We like to say "peoplekind", not necessarily mankind". "There we go", the woman responded. Others have not been so kind. Some pointed out that he had never been heard using that word himself and provided a transcript of his speech where he used the word "mankind". Potentially more troubling for Trudeau, "Fox and Friends", one of US Presid... [Full Article...]

China smartphone market set for a Q1 hit

China smartphone market set for a Q1 hit The growth rate, however, has dropped 18.7% from 2016, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information, Yicai.com reported. For the whole year, the global smartphone market has reached 1.472 billion units, shrinking by less than 1% compared to 1,473 billion units an year ago. [Full Article...]


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