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World News Joe Arpaio points to political traits he shares with Trump
Author: 0 Joe Arpaio points to political traits he shares with Trump

His bid could create an opening for Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, who colleagues have said is planning a Senate run but has not yet made an announcement. It was Arpaio's roughly quarter-century as sheriff that gave him a national reputation for his tough treatment of people suspected of being in the country illegally.

World News Cyber-attack risk on nuclear weapons systems 'relatively high' - thinktank
Author: 0 Cyber-attack risk on nuclear weapons systems 'relatively high' - thinktank

The findings also highlight reports the USA may have infiltrated parts of North Korea's missile systems in 2016, resulting in test failures. The report concludes: "At best, cyber insecurity in nuclear weapons systems is likely to undermine trust and confidence in military capabilities and in the nuclear weapons infrastructure".

World News Trump Declares Collusion Between Democrats And Russians During Joint Press Conference
Author: 0 Trump Declares Collusion Between Democrats And Russians During Joint Press Conference

He noted that former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosMueller team questions how much Trump knew on Russia contacts: report Papadopoulos lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation out of loyalty to Trump: report White House was not aware Clovis testified before grand jury: report MORE have both pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about their contacts with Russians .

World News Trump's State of the Union address to face protest from female lawmakers
Author: 0 Trump's State of the Union address to face protest from female lawmakers

In that spirit, just as many in Hollywood donned black in solidarity with the #TimesUp initiative at the Golden Globe Awards this past Sunday; the trend is catching fire with women on Capitol Hill. Capitol Hill also was inundated late a year ago with allegations of sexual harassment by lawmakers and senior aides, prompting a debate over how best to hold offenders accountable.

World News EU To Meet Iran To Back Nuclear Deal In Message To Trump
Author: 0 EU To Meet Iran To Back Nuclear Deal In Message To Trump

Trump's October decision not to certify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal has put Washington at odds with all other signatories of the accord - Britain, France , Germany, Russia , China and the EU. "Everyone agrees it is imperative that ALL live up to their obligations under JCPOA. IAEA has verified Iran's full compliance, but continuation will depend on full US compliance", he wrote.

World News President Oprah? It sort of makes sense
Author: 0 President Oprah? It sort of makes sense

He also appeared on her show in 1988, saying he was unlikely to run for president . Leave it to Gayle King - professional BFF to Oprah Winfrey - to fan the flames of Oprah 2020. Even so, for Democrats in early voting states, and perhaps for a public that largely disapproves of President Donald Trump's job performance, the notion of a popular media figure as a presidential candidate is not as unusual as it once seemed, given the NY real estate mogul and reality TV star now in the ...

World News Senator releases text of interview with Fusion GPS official
Author: 0 Senator releases text of interview with Fusion GPS official

In recent months, however, Feinstein has stepped up the pressure on Trump and his White House, launching her own parallel investigation to the one Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is conducting into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in 2016.

World News Reconsider travel: United States updates advisory for its citizens headed to Pakistan
Author: 0 Reconsider travel: United States updates advisory for its citizens headed to Pakistan

The US government on Wednesday issued a new travel advisory to it citizens for Pakistan and India, which is based on ready-to-understand level of advice ranging from one to four level. Level three countries include Russian Federation, due to civil unrest in certain areas, and Venezuela, due to crime and a limited ability of the USA to provide assistance to citizens.

World News Court Strikes Down North Carolina Congressional Map As Unconstitutional
Author: 0 Court Strikes Down North Carolina Congressional Map As Unconstitutional

Because of the upcoming 2018 general elections, the judges gave the state until January 24 to redraw the congressional district map. Republicans now control 10 out of 13 North Carolina House seats. He also detailed decades of legal wrangling over Democrat-led legislatures' partisan gerrymandering . The North Carolina district court's determination on Tuesday that extreme partisan gerrymandering is, in fact, unconstitutional - violating the Equal Protection Clause, the First Amendment, ...

World News Jewellery worth millions stolen from Ritz hotel in Paris
Author: 0 Jewellery worth millions stolen from Ritz hotel in Paris

A judicial source put the value of the jewels seized at "more than four million euros" ($4.75 million). It was approximately 6:00PM French time when five armed men broke a shop window inside the hotel and stole approximately $5.33 million AUD worth of jewellery.

World News Mob angered by rape, murder of girl attacks police
Author: 0 Mob angered by rape, murder of girl attacks police

Punjab Government Spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan and DPO Kasur were also present on the occasion. Locals said police responded with undue force. Police are resorting to "direct" and aerial firing to disperse the protesters. Police in Kasur deny they have been lax in investigating child abductions in the town. DNA samples have reportedly been taken from dozens of potential suspects, but no one has yet been arrested.

World News Canada increasingly believes Trump will withdraw from NAFTA, sources say
Author: 0 Canada increasingly believes Trump will withdraw from NAFTA, sources say

Shares of companies and ETFs that benefited under NAFTA are falling after a report that President Trump could announce an exit from the long-standing trade agreement. The Canadian dollar trades down 0.91% at 1.2575 per dollar. Reports of NAFTA's possible demise, meanwhile, sent the Canadian and Mexican currencies tumbling, and the USA dollar rising from Can$1.2432 at 1200 GMT to Can$1.2554 at around 2030 GMT.

World News Trump instructed lawyer to induce AG to remain on Russian Federation case
Author: 0 Trump instructed lawyer to induce AG to remain on Russian Federation case

At some stage, Mueller is likely to submit his report to Congress. "[Russia President Vladimir] Putin can't love that", Trump said. As the White House has been increasingly cooperating with Mr Mueller's investigative team, there has been mounting anxiety - and disagreement - about how to respond to the prosecutor's demands.

World News Snow, freezing rain expected in Northland tonight into Thursday
Author: 0 Snow, freezing rain expected in Northland tonight into Thursday

The combination will result in hard driving conditions especially during the morning commute on Thursday . This will bring a cold front through the area bringing rain and a rain-snow mix initially. The map below shows possible ice accumulations. Temperatures will be unusually mild today in the 60s and 70s with very strong south winds and plenty of clouds.

World News Huma Abedin And Anthony Weiner's Latest Divorce Details
Author: 0 Huma Abedin And Anthony Weiner's Latest Divorce Details

The former NY congressman is serving a almost two-year federal prison sentence following his conviction on charges that stemmed from sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Weiner was considered a rising star in the Democratic Party until the former NY congressman admitted in 2011 that he had been sexting multiple women and was forced to resign.

World News Vermont Legislature Votes to Legalize Cannabis
Author: 0 Vermont Legislature Votes to Legalize Cannabis

The Vermont Senate is going to proceed with a vote that would make the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of marijuana by an act of the Legislature, rather than via a citizen referendum. Scott previously vetoed a recreational marijuana bill last May, declaring that he wasn't opposed to recreational marijuana but wanted to form a committee to study the issue's implementation in Vermont.

World News Missing research scholar no more enrolled with JNU
Author: 0 Missing research scholar no more enrolled with JNU

Mukul was pursuing PhD from JNU's School of Life Sciences. Family members said that Jain was not a regular student at the university and it was unlikely that he could have fallen out with someone. After missing report, the management has sent out a notice asking anyone to notify the security staff of any known whereabouts. The police, however, do not suspect any foul play.

World News CBSE class 10th, 12th board exams from March 5
Author: 0 CBSE class 10th, 12th board exams from March 5

The students are advised to not believe any rumours and keep checking the official website of CBSE - cbse.nic.in - for the class 10 and 12 board exam 2018 date sheets. In 2017, the CBSE Class X and Class XII both exams began on March 09, 2017. Here is the complete schedule for class 10 exams. As per the guidelines of CBSE the practical exams will begin after January 15.

World News Kamala Mills fire: Two owners of 1 Above pub arrested
Author: 0 Kamala Mills fire: Two owners of 1 Above pub arrested

Police on January 1 had arrested Sanghvi brothers' uncle Rakesh Sanghvi and cousin Aditya Sanghvi, both residents of Mazgaon in south Mumbai , for allegedly sheltering them. Sanghvi brothers and Mankar have been absconding since December 29 when a massive blaze swept through 1 Above and the adjacent Mojo's Bistro resto pub in Kamala Mills compound in central Mumbai .

World News Supreme Court to look at Ohio's voter-removal laws
Author: 0 Supreme Court to look at Ohio's voter-removal laws

It also comes between elections, but the court's decision could impact close races down the road. Suppose that in the last two years, you didn't show up to vote. The U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing a case today that will determine whether OH can purge its voting rolls of the names of people who haven't voted in six years and haven't responded to a notice of inquiry from the state.

World News Parineeti Chopra to play the lead in Akshay's Kesari
Author: 0 Parineeti Chopra to play the lead in Akshay's Kesari

Akshay Kumar shared the first look of Kesari last week, which instantly topped the trends list. Producer Karan Johar today confirmed the news on Twitter. Interestingly, Ajay too plans on making a film on the same. The film brings back the Ishqzaade jodi of Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti. Now the makers have finally revealed the lead heroine of the film.

World News CM cautions on making political J&K issue a
Author: 0 CM cautions on making political J&K issue a "religious" one

Mufti said that Jammu and Kashmir had signed its future (with India) and the only thing now possible was that the state becomes a bridge of peace between India and Pakistan. The job of the representative should be to discuss major issues with actual stakeholders, but as said, he is not clear with his mandate. We have to safeguard it as this is big treasure, she said.

World News Syria claims it thwarted Israeli missile attacks
Author: 0 Syria claims it thwarted Israeli missile attacks

Several missiles were launched from Lebanese air space at 2.40am, followed by two ground-to-ground missiles at 3.04am launched from the occupied Golan Heights, and four missiles at 4.14am, launched from the Tiberias area, or the Sea of Galilee, in northern Israel , the Syrian statement said.

World News More needs to be done for NHS, acknowledges Theresa May
Author: 0 More needs to be done for NHS, acknowledges Theresa May

NHS England last week recommended all hospitals defer non-urgent appointments and operations until the end of the month, except for cancer operations and "time-critical procedures". Mrs May replied by defending the Government 's funding plans for the NHS. "Isn't that an admission that, under his captaincy, the ship is indeed sinking?" A spokesman told the Mirror: 'We take the health of staff very seriously and are committed to fostering a culture where they can take time off if needed'.

World News Small Fire Breaks Out on Trump Tower Roof
Author: 0 Small Fire Breaks Out on Trump Tower Roof

The President is not now at Trump Tower, which was built in 1981. Two injuries were reported, including one firefighter and one civilian, according to CNBC News . Fire marshals are investigating the cause. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" About 84 firefighters were at the scene initially.

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