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South Africa protests to USA embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power has shared the statement on Twitter, saying: "Whoa". "This is not only hurtful, I think, to people of African origin in the United States, but certainly to African citizens", she said. Addressing the media ahead of the ANC's January 8 statement in East London, deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte described Trump's comments as "unfortunate". [Full Article...]

Dad asks Knoxville police shooting suspect to surrender

Dad asks Knoxville police shooting suspect to surrender Ronnie Wilson said he has not been in touch with Lucas Wilson since the shooting. Officer Jay Williams, a 14-year KPD veteran, was shot once, in the shoulder. At the time he was pulled over, Wilson was driving a black 1970s model Chevrolet Nova with a red stripe on its hood, Rausch said. He was given a three-year prison sentence after he was convicted of aggravated burglary in 2011. [Full Article...]

Zeman Forced Into Runoff For Czech Presidency

Zeman Forced Into Runoff For Czech Presidency His nearest rival is Jiri Drahos , a chemist and the former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences, at 26.6 percent. "By far the toughest game now awaits against Milos Zeman and his advisers". "I like that he speaks to voters", said Irena Matuskova, a Prague nurse who plans to vote for Zeman. The outcome may influence Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's chances of finally forming a cabinet a... [Full Article...]

2 bodies recovered from burning oil tanker in China

2 bodies recovered from burning oil tanker in China Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi had told his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif by telephone that "as long as there is 1 percent of hope, China will continue to make 100 percent effort" to rescue and recover other members of the crew. [Full Article...]

Inspection notices at 7-Eleven stores served by immigration officials

Inspection notices at 7-Eleven stores served by immigration officials US immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday and arrested 21 people in the biggest crackdown on a company suspected of hiring undocumented workers since President Donald Trump took office. Eight of the accused wound up pleading guilty and were ordered to pay more than $2.6 million in back wages. Last month, Trump commuted the 27-year prison sentence of Sholom Rubash... [Full Article...]

Governor Greitens Confirms Affair that Occurred in 2015

Governor Greitens Confirms Affair that Occurred in 2015 Greitens acknowledged a months-long extramarital affair late Wednesday after a television station reported he had a sexual relationship with his hairdresser in 2015 . Haug said a Missouri income tax cut that took effect this year accounts for about an $80 million loss, and federal tax law changes are expected to bring a $29 million hit. [Full Article...]

Death toll from California mudslides climbs to 18

Death toll from California mudslides climbs to 18 She did take a look around outside to see just what the driving rainstorm had wrought as it triggered mudslides on hillsides laid bare by one of the largest wildfires in state history just last month. Gigi was a rescue dog the couple had taken in a year earlier, and the dog followed them everywhere, Clay Weimer said. At the beginning of the clip, the 45-year-old is seen yelling at the driver of ... [Full Article...]

Tehran Threatens severe response To US Sanctions

Tehran Threatens severe response To US Sanctions Issuing designations for 14 individuals and entities , Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States will not be a silent spectator while the Iranian regime continues to engage in human rights abuses and injustice. Although the USA has suspended sanctions against Iran following the nuclear deal, it still imposes punitive measures over issues such as terrorism, human rights and ball... [Full Article...]

Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid

Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid Kelli Ward ". But in a sign of how thoroughly Trump now dominates her party, McSally has been snuggling up to the 45th president in preparation for her Senate run. McSally, one of the few women on track to make general in the armed forces, says the dress code requires female military personnel to dress while off the base in "host nation attire" - a traditional Muslim head-to-toe garment called a... [Full Article...]

Carlos Carvalhal pleased with Swansea City attitude

Carlos Carvalhal pleased with Swansea City attitude VAR has been trialled in the last seven days in both The FA Cup and semi-finals of The Carabao Cup, and Carvalhal insisted that if it was used in this clash his side would have had a man advantage and a spot-kick. Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal says that with video referee assistance, Newcastle would have been beaten today. Benitez concedes that Joselu - who cost a reported £5 million (A$8... [Full Article...]

Carillion warning spurs pensions crisis talks

Carillion warning spurs pensions crisis talks Carillion is not expected to send a company representative. Warning against a Government bailout, he said: "I think what has to happen in this case is the contracts have to be kept going, supporting the supply chain and the tens of thousands of workers, and that can be done by the Government taking a lot of this in-house or re-tendering". [Full Article...]

Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come — CDC

Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come — CDC State officials are not mandated to report flu deaths among those 65 and older. From September to last week, there were nine flu-related deaths; now it's 17, according to recent data tracked by the surveillance branch of the province's public health division. [Full Article...]

ED Raids Karti Chidambaram's Premises In Delhi, Chennai; Congress Alleges Vendetta

ED Raids Karti Chidambaram's Premises In Delhi, Chennai; Congress Alleges Vendetta The raids were conducted after Karti refused to appear before the agency for questioning despite repeated summons issued to him in the past few months. He also said this was not an enquiry but just a raid, and kept emphasising that nothing was found or seized. They have taken some loose papers about Government's position in Parliament on the subject (Aircel-Maxis scam) in 2012 or 2013. [Full Article...]

Aung San Suu Kyi hails military probe into Rohingya mass grave

Aung San Suu Kyi hails military probe into Rohingya mass grave The Myanmar military has admitted to killing the 10 people, claiming they were militants. The government of Buddhist-majority Myanmar does not acknowledge Royingya as a minority group even though they have lived in the country for generations. [Full Article...]

IDF Demolishes Another Hamas Terror Tunnel

IDF Demolishes Another Hamas Terror Tunnel Colonel Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman, described the target hit on Saturday as 1.5 km (one mile)-lone "terror tunnel" running the Kerem Shalom border crossing into Israel, and into Egypt . Every day roughly 500 trucks, carrying goods from the West Bank and Israel, pass through it and into the coastal enclave, Israeli newspaper Haaretz said on its website. [Full Article...]

Mumbai Helicopter crash: 6 bodies found, search on for missing 1

Mumbai Helicopter crash: 6 bodies found, search on for missing 1 It lost contact with air traffic control 15 minutes after taking off around 10:30am. Samrat sailed out from Mumbai to join the search and rescue (SAR) operation. Officials said that they are still trying to reconstruct the last moments before the mishap occurred. At that point of time it was 30 nautical miles off Mumbai . [Full Article...]

Huddersfield 1-4 West Ham: Watch highlights of the Hammers' big win

Huddersfield 1-4 West Ham: Watch highlights of the Hammers' big win The Austria global created the opener for Mark Noble midway through the first half, only for Joe Lolley to level things up with his first league goal of the campaign. The first is an individual mistake that should never happen. Cheikhou Kouyaté then flicked the ball on to Arnautovic, who deftly turned Tommy Smith before firing past Jonas Lossl ... [Full Article...]

Would you support a second European Union referendum?

Would you support a second European Union referendum? The investigation found that Christopher Adams, besides being Farage's personal parliamentary assistant, was also carrying out work for the Euroskeptic party as its national nominating officer. Ukip said they were still opposed to a second referendum, although party leader Henry Bolton said he was confident Brexit would win by a bigger margin if another vote were held. [Full Article...]

Iranians 'finally acting' against 'brutal and corrupt' regime

Iranians 'finally acting' against 'brutal and corrupt' regime People there are openly critical of Iran's religious government , which they consider useless and corrupt . Unlike the unrest in 2009, the protests appear to be spontaneous without any clear leadership which has posed a bigger challenge for the government. [Full Article...]

More meetings on DACA set for today

More meetings on DACA set for today The Associated Press on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 obtained details of the agreement between three Republican and three Democratic senators. FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. He also said there would be no government shutdown when Washington hits the deadline of January 19 to pass a spending bill. Twelve-year pathway to citizenship. [Full Article...]


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