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'Comfort women' row with Japan unresolved despite 2015 deal - Seoul

'Comfort women' row with Japan unresolved despite 2015 deal - Seoul President Moon Jae-in says "important flaws" have been found in the procedure and content of a 2015 deal between South Korea and Japan over its wartime sexual slavery of women. In addition to accepting within the deal Japan's request that the South Korean government persuade victims' support groups to agree to the arrangements, South Korea also said it "acknowledged" Japan's concerns about a s... [Full Article...]

It's happened! Baby eagles have hatched in Southwest Florida!

It's happened! Baby eagles have hatched in Southwest Florida! Harriet, a bald eagle, has hatched two new baby eaglets in Fort Myers, Florida. The pair has spent about a month taking turns sitting on the two eggs. While this year's births didn't quite reach that high for live viewers, the overall stream has almost doubled to 115 million viewers who have watched Harriet, her mate and both E9 and the long-awaited eagles 10 and 11 live in the Florida nest. [Full Article...]

Facebook to make Aadhar mandatory for users? Read It to Know!

Facebook to make Aadhar mandatory for users? Read It to Know! Facebook later confirmed to Hindustan Times that it was just a small test suggesting users to use the name mentioned on their Aadhaar card and it wasn't mandatory at all. Facebook declined to answer queries regarding the possibility of Aadhaar linkage in the future, and whether users in other countries are similarly prompted to use their real names with specific reference to relevant government ... [Full Article...]

Joy Villa Files Sexual Assault Claim Against Former Trump Aide Corey Lewandowski

Joy Villa Files Sexual Assault Claim Against Former Trump Aide Corey Lewandowski He then smacked her buttocks again, she said. Villa said she was told that by a detective that the slapping incident she described was not considered "harassment", as she initially thought, but "assault". "I'm wearing this silver suit and stretchy trousers, and after the photo, he smacks my ass really hard", she told Politico . She told CNN that it happened between 8 p.m. [Full Article...]

Russian officials bar Navalny from running for president

Russian officials bar Navalny from running for president With or without Navalny in the race, Putin has been expected to win a fourth term easily. Mr. Navalny responded by noting that his criminal conviction had been overruled by the European Court of Human Rights and that the Council of Europe had urged Russian Federation to allow him to run for the presidency. [Full Article...]

Trump hits the golf course after Christmas

Trump hits the golf course after Christmas President Donald Trump has spent a significant chunk of his first year in office at his properties or golf clubs. Trump began his day at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday, then headed to his nearby golf club, according to a White House pool report . [Full Article...]

Stand up for Children's Health Insurance Program funding

Nationally, CHIP covers about 9 million children. In those states where CHIP funding is exhausted, those children covered through Medicaid will remain covered, under a provision of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) which requires that states maintain eligibility levels under Medicaid. [Full Article...]

Embassy move: Israel in touch with 10 countries

Embassy move: Israel in touch with 10 countries Before 1980, when the Israeli Parliament had approved the Jerusalem Law, proclaiming the entire city Israel's undivided capital, Guatemala, as well as Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, the Netherlands, Panama, Venezuela and Uruguay had their embassy in the disputed city. [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi enjoys coffee at Indian Coffee House in Shimla

Narendra Modi enjoys coffee at Indian Coffee House in Shimla Swarmed by locals who snapped him merrily, an impervious Modi savoured the hot broth in a white bone china cup as he recalled the old days when he used to frequent the shop while visiting the hill state for party work. His journalist friends used to foot the bill. PM Modi was in Shimla for the swearing-in of new Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur, along with BJP chief Amit Shah and others. [Full Article...]

LLC Trims Stake in Union Pacific Co. (UNP)

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc sold 11,225 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. Argent Trust Company who had been investing in Union Pacific Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $107.07B market cap company. [Full Article...]

Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide

Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide He was paroled in 2010. He's now suspected of killing his parents and a niece. Omaha Police said they are looking for John Dalton Jr, 46. Dalton Jr. Investigators confirm three people are dead after a shooting near 37th and Spaulding streets around 8 p.m. Tuesday. Omaha police said the "Douglas County Attorney's Office will coordinate extradition efforts with the County Attorney's Office in ... [Full Article...]

PM didn't question Manmohan Singh's integrity: Arun Jaitley

PM didn't question Manmohan Singh's integrity: Arun Jaitley The BJP retained power in Gujarat for sixth consecutive term as the party won 99 out of 182 Assembly seats. From my party, I want to assure you that we also don't believe to demean the post of Prime Minister. After both the leaders' statements, the Upper House also passed the Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, which was adopted by the Lok Sabha on December 20. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Bitter cold and lake snow continues

Forecast: Bitter cold and lake snow continues The wicked wind chills might make headlines on their own. A wind chill advisory for Lake, Porter, Newton and Jasper counties remained in effect until 11 a.m. Highs for Sunday and Monday will be a couple degrees below. Temperatures will continue to dip across NY this week, with forecasts calling for overnight lows to dip below zero. [Full Article...]

Teens face murder charges after sandbag tossed from overpass

Teens face murder charges after sandbag tossed from overpass Byrd, who was in the passenger seat of a auto. Marquise Byrd, 22, of Warren, Mich. suffered blunt-force trauma to the head and neck. The driver, who was heading south on I-75, was not injured. Byrd died on Friday , prompting the prosecutor's office to amend the criminal complaint. HuffPost is not identifying the defendants because they have been charged in juvenile court. [Full Article...]

Phoenix baby bent in half by his father has died

Phoenix baby bent in half by his father has died A Phoenix infant has died of injuries he suffered after his father bent him in half and pressed on him because he wouldn't stop crying, according to Phoenix police and court records. Police said Tuesday that the baby died Thursday, Dec. 21. However, the baby's mother told officials that the child was alert when she left for work at 9:00 a.m. [Full Article...]

Portion of famous White House tree to be cut down

Portion of famous White House tree to be cut down Jackson's populist politics have resonated with Trump. It grew into the sprawling giant that has since been the backdrop of annual ceremonies and White House events. "Presently, and very concerning, the cabling system is failing on the east trunk, as a cable has pulled through the very thin layer of wood that remains", they continued, also stating that further cabling isn't an option because the l... [Full Article...]

Islamic State terrorists flee to Libya after Syrian defeat - Russian General Staff

It has rejected similar Russian allegations in the past, saying Washington remains committed to killing off Islamic State and denying it safe havens. Along with the naval base in Tartus and the air base in Hmeymim, Russian military presence in Syria was cut to three military police battalions and the Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Sides. [Full Article...]

Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist rebels in prisoner exchange

Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist rebels in prisoner exchange The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatist groups, which have been battling for years in eastern Ukraine , exchanged hundreds of prisoners on Wednesday ahead of the new year. Separatist leaders and a Ukrainian government representative agreed on the prisoner exchange last week with the mediation by the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. [Full Article...]

Obama, Clinton remain "most admired" Americans

Obama, Clinton remain Obama's 17-percent showing is lower than last year's 22-percent mark but more consistent with the support he received in several previous polls. - A new poll says Americans find former President Barack Obama to be the "Most Admired Man" and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be the "Most Admired Woman ". [Full Article...]

China's Geely buys stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo from Cevian

China's Geely buys stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo from Cevian Geely acquired the auto business in 2010. The investment in AB Volvo is the latest step by the Chinese automotive group, founded and controlled by billionaire Li Shufu, to expand its footprint around the world. The brand's stewardship of Volvo Cars was initially met with skepticism but has since seen Volvo emerge as a unique alternative to vehicles from Germany and Japan with increased profits t... [Full Article...]


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