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World News Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri
Author: 0 Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri

From this festival, days become longer, also auspicious rituals and ceremonies start being performed. Pictures of an elephant which is Indra's vehicle are drawn everywhere to appease the God and kites are flown in the sky to mark the festival of Makar Sankranti.

World News Cold, dry weather builds for Sunday and Monday
Author: 0 Cold, dry weather builds for Sunday and Monday

Total ice accumulations of less than one tenth of an inch will be possible with total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected with heaviest totals from around Flint northeast into the Thumb. Mostly sunny skies and a high of 30 and a low of 18 are in store for Thurday. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Northeast wind around 10 miles per hour.

World News Plane skids off runway on Black Sea coast in Turkey
Author: 0 Plane skids off runway on Black Sea coast in Turkey

Pegasus said in a statement the aircraft had been successfully evacuated and no injuries were reported. Official Anadolu Agency showed footage of the efforts to rescue the Boeing 737-800 plane, which became stuck in mud just meters away from the sea, causing panic among the passengers.

World News Sockless Mina seems to be to study from Barcelona teammates
Author: 0 Sockless Mina seems to be to study from Barcelona teammates

FC Barcelona's newest signing has revealed he got goosebumps when he met Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. The gesture was an important first step for the defender arriving from Brazilian club Palmeiras. They have a lot of the ball and as we all know, they're the best team in the world. Barcelona's defense also has Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano and Thomas Vermaelen, who has been playing as a starter in Umtiti's absence.

World News Trump has received physical checkup as president
Author: 0 Trump has received physical checkup as president

But Democratic Senator Dick Durbin who was reportedly at the meeting said the USA president used " shitholes " in the context of African countries. "For the first representative of the United States of America to speak in such a manner is quite troubling and offensive", Jean said in the statement.

World News With new last page, passport may not work as address proof anymore
Author: 0 With new last page, passport may not work as address proof anymore

Regular Passport is categorised under ECR and ECNR - for those who require an emigration check, ECR is issued; for those who do not, get an ECNR. In India, a passport is issued by the President of India for the objective of worldwide travel and serves as a legal proof of Indian citizenship as per the Passports Act (1967).

World News Trump denies vulgar remarks about Haiti, African countries; condemnation mounts
Author: 0 Trump denies vulgar remarks about Haiti, African countries; condemnation mounts

The Republican president has also privately defended his remarks, saying he was only expressing what many people think but will not say about immigrants from economically depressed countries, the Associated Press reported . Durbin recounted that Trump went on to discuss similarly protected immigration from Africa, "calling the nations they come from s--holes". He has since denied using the reported language.

World News Iran's Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal

Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against the new sanctions, although it did not specify how. One of the criticisms levelled at the nuclear deal is that it does nothing to address Iran's continuing ballistic missile program and involvement in conflicts such as Yemen and Syria.

World News Trump defends vulgar immigrant comments, partly denies them
Author: 0 Trump defends vulgar immigrant comments, partly denies them

However, his advisers notably did not dispute the most controversial of his reported remarks: using the word "s**thole" to describe African nations , and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. He gave Congress until March to come up with a legislative solution. Senegal's foreign ministry also called in the US ambassador in Dakar to demonstrate its displeasure, a US State Department official said.

World News Who Is Silling A. Man? Woman Found Dead In Georgia Mall Identified
Author: 0 Who Is Silling A. Man? Woman Found Dead In Georgia Mall Identified

According to authorities, Man went missing again two days later, and would not be found again until her body was discovered. One spokesperson said law enforcement's "main goal" was to "identify her and then begin looking into her past, people she associated with and the timeline leading up to the discovery of her body".

World News Judge Again Rules in Trump's Favor in CFPB Controversy
Author: 0 Judge Again Rules in Trump's Favor in CFPB Controversy

A federal court this week rejected English's argument, leading her to file a further challenge with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Thus, the particular policies or priorities that English or Mulvaney might pursue as the CFPB's acting Director are irrelevant to the Court's analysis.

World News From Norway to Haiti, Trump's comments stir outrage
Author: 0 From Norway to Haiti, Trump's comments stir outrage

Trump's reported comments , made during closed-door White House talks on an immigration deal on Thursday, were a reaction to a plan drafted by a bipartisan group of senators to protect juvenile immigrants from deportation and make other changes to immigration laws and border security.

World News Chinese rescuers find two bodies on burning oil tanker
Author: 0 Chinese rescuers find two bodies on burning oil tanker

After that, the tanker, caught fire, with 32 people on board. An Iranian oil tanker that has been ablaze for nearly a week after colliding with another vessel in the East China Sea has finally sunk, Chinese state media reports. A spokesman for the Iranian rescue team dispatched to Shanghai, told Iran's state broadcaster that information from members of the Crystal crew suggested all the personnel on the Sanchi were killed in the first hour of the accident "due to the explosion and the ...

World News Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive for now
Author: 0 Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive for now

They believe that it is the best chance of ensuring the curtailment of Iran's uranium enrichment activity. It now expires after a decade. Under the JCPOA , Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-related sanctions imposed against Tehran.

World News Death toll from California mudslides rises to 19
Author: 0 Death toll from California mudslides rises to 19

They also created the ideal conditions for the devastating mudslides that followed. O'Dea, originally from St. John's, was jailed as a young man for drug smuggling, but is now an author, film and television producer. "That is why we have the canines to help us assist in those efforts to either sniff out or guide us to areas potentially that could have other people that need assistance and rescue".

World News New Ram HD Confirmed For 2020, Will Be Built In The US
Author: 0 New Ram HD Confirmed For 2020, Will Be Built In The US

The transition from Mexico to MI will happen by 2020, FCA said . The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 will make its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next Monday. The Saltillo plant will be repurposed for production of future commercial vehicles for global distribution. FCA has been retooling some US factories to boost output of SUVs and trucks while ending production of some sedans to boost profitability in North America, its biggest market.

World News 'AMERICA FIRST!': Trump Launches Latest Attack on DACA, Democrats
Author: 0 'AMERICA FIRST!': Trump Launches Latest Attack on DACA, Democrats

Reports of his language that referred to people of color from other countries created a fire storm of criticism from both major parties and critics overseas who said they could not be described as anything but racist. Cotton told reporters when he returned to Capitol Hill after the White House meeting, "There is no deal". It was Donald Trump's decision to end DACA, which protects undocumented men and women brought into the United States illegally when they were children.

World News No impact on tax, consulting: Price Waterhouse
Author: 0 No impact on tax, consulting: Price Waterhouse

Currently, PW network firms carry out auditing activities for about 75 listed companies, an official in the know told the news agency. "We believe that the order is also not in line with the directions of the Bombay High Court order of 2010 and so we are confident of getting a stay", Price Waterhouse said in a statement.

World News Trump tweets about DACA amid controversy over vulgarity
Author: 0 Trump tweets about DACA amid controversy over vulgarity

After the Thursday meeting at the White House - and a few hours before The Washington Post reported news of Trump's "shithole" remarks - Graham was calm and composed when speaking with reporters about how his pitch had gone over with the president and his colleagues.

World News Federal judge blocks Trump's attempt to let DACA expire for current recipients
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks Trump's attempt to let DACA expire for current recipients

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services posted on its website that the federal agency had begun accepting renewals until "further notice". A preliminary injunction issued by U.S. More: Dreams on Hold: What will the end of deferred action mean for recipients? "Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on September 5, 2017", the update said.

World News Steve Bannon forced out of Breitbart executive chairman post
Author: 0 Steve Bannon forced out of Breitbart executive chairman post

One conservative critic of Trump, writing in The New York Times , once suggested invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the president, but now says it's probably fantasy. Mercer publicly broke from Bannon in a statement last week after months of distancing herself from him . Bannon previously chaired Breitbart from 2012 to 2016.

World News Netanyahu to Visit India With 130 Businessmen
Author: 0 Netanyahu to Visit India With 130 Businessmen

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives Sunday for his first visit to India to expand defense, trade and energy ties during his six-day stay. "Bollywood stars have considerable influence around the world", said Cohen, adding that Israel wanted to push the Indian film industry to shoot a film in the Jewish state.

World News Hall out of Belfort fight after apparent seizure
Author: 0 Hall out of Belfort fight after apparent seizure

UFC strawweight fighter Paige VanZant , who is on the same card, said on social media that it was the scariest things she'd ever seen. Each of his past five fights has gone the distance, with his hand getting raised just twice during that stretch.

World News Spartak Moscow send racist
Author: 0 Spartak Moscow send racist "chocolate" tweet

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino insisted racism will not be tolerated during the tournament and said World Cup referees had been given the power to abandon matches should they deem it necessary. Spartak earlier said Dzhikiya would take control of its Twitter feed for the day. It later posted a video in which Fernando says: "At Spartak there is no racism".

World News Girl, 11, Can Use Medical Marijuana at School: Judge
Author: 0 Girl, 11, Can Use Medical Marijuana at School: Judge

After Friday's hearing, the girl's parents said they were relieved and excited by the outcome. The Surin's say their now 11-year-old daughter Ashley was diagnosed with leukemia and started having seizures after treatments. Ashley has been out of school for about two weeks as this legal drama unfolded. School officials say they can't do much right now. "No one's saying she wants to fire up a bong in math class", the judge said, reported the Chicago Tribune .

World News CNN news host's emotional speech after Trump's alleged 's***hole' remarks
Author: 0 CNN news host's emotional speech after Trump's alleged 's***hole' remarks

Trump told senators in the Oval Office, according to a source briefed on the meeting, the comments from which were first reported by The Washington Post . "It's not a shock to anyone anymore", said Robillard, 49, who was born in Haiti but moved to South Florida in 2000. "I can not believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday", said Sen.

World News Trump renews Iran nuclear deal, warns it's the last time
Author: 0 Trump renews Iran nuclear deal, warns it's the last time

He also ordered 14 separate sanctions to punish Iran over its human rights abuses, including in response to recent protests . President Trump announced Friday he would waive the sanctions against Iran for the "last time," giving the US and its European partners a 120-day deadline to strengthen the deal that prohibits Iran from developing a nuclear program in exchange for entrance into global commerce and banking.