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World News Eric Clapton Reveals He's Going Deaf
Author: 0 Eric Clapton Reveals He's Going Deaf

Say it ain't so! I mean, I am going deaf, I've got migraines, my hands only about work. The 72-year-old singer told BBC Radio 2 , "I'm still going to work, I'm doing a few gigs, I'm doing a show in Hyde Park in July". When you're a world-class guitarist, that can be a really serious problem. During the interview, People reports, Eric admitted to struggling with tinnitus.

World News Pot tax
Author: 0 Pot tax "sticker shock" follows statewide legalization

The measure legalizes the medicinal use of marijuana and cannabis oils, allows for local production of medical marijuana, and allows for the import of cannabis oil. To that, U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett of Virginia said, "Challenge accepted". In order to purchase and possess cannabis, you will need a government-issued identification, which is either a driver's license or passport, as there isn't any other type of registration system in place.

World News USA working to ensure India is in NSG: Envoy
Author: 0 USA working to ensure India is in NSG: Envoy

On defence and counter-terrorism, Juster observed that both India and the United States have suffered "horrific terrorist attacks" and continue to be targeted. He said India and the USA can work together in Afghanistan, partner with Japan and Australia in the Indo-Pacific, coordinate their humanitarian assistance, as well as cooperate on connectivity projects in South Asia.

World News Laundry Pod Challenge Among Teens Alarms Parents, Health Experts
Author: 0 Laundry Pod Challenge Among Teens Alarms Parents, Health Experts

Some teens are following the latest social media trend that could be deadly. The poison control center says there has been a spike in the number of cases of teens misusing laundry pods. Many of those who put a packet into their mouths and bit down to open the pod quickly began coughing, spitting up, or even getting visibly ill while filming.

World News BJP warns of 'jail bharo' stir in Karnataka tomorrow
Author: 0 BJP warns of 'jail bharo' stir in Karnataka tomorrow

He described BJP president Amit Shah's remarks terming the Karnataka government "anti-Hindu" as unusual. Kumar condemned the chief minister's remarks, terming it as an attack on the country's biggest political party. That is the difference between me and... "We have a solid leader there, a pro poor leader and we will win the election in Karnataka", said a confident Mr.

World News UN Security Council rebuffs the U.S. over Iran protests
Author: 0 UN Security Council rebuffs the U.S. over Iran protests

Russia's Ambassador to the UN Vassily Nebenzia accused the United States of using the platform to continue and undermine the Iranian nuclear deal under the pretext of protecting human rights and the Iranian people. Tehran's Friday prayer leader called on authorities to deal "firmly" with those responsible for igniting over a week of demonstrations, in which 22 people have died and more than 1,000 have been arrested, according to Iranian officials.

World News Crown could break your neck, Queen Elizabeth says
Author: 0 Crown could break your neck, Queen Elizabeth says

Now for the first time, the general public will get to share some of the personal moments behind the historic day from the new TV documentary. "What was so lovely was that the Queen had no knowledge of it". "He said, 'Do you realise you have the real Crown?' And I said, 'I do realise that. But once you've put it on it stays, I mean it just remains itself", The Queen said in the BBC documentary.

World News Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Temporarily Call Off Their Indefinite Strike
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Temporarily Call Off Their Indefinite Strike

Stalin said the public was facing problems due to the strike. "Salary has been hiked.it is not fair to ask that it should be further increased..." Speaking on the matter, AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran said, "I oppose 100% hike to MLAs". The unions, including DMK-affiliated LPF and CITU, rejected the state government's ultimatum to return to work or face "consequences" and also claimed they had not received the court order.

World News Who Is Brian Hawkins? Man Confesses To 1993 Murder In Interview, Surrenders
Author: 0 Who Is Brian Hawkins? Man Confesses To 1993 Murder In Interview, Surrenders

Brian Keith Hawkins , 44, turned himself in at the Shasta County Sheriff's station on Tuesday - and delivered an emotional confession to local news station KRCR . "I've been through hell my whole life because of this", he said through tears. 'Horrible, horrible, horrible, absolute horror, absolutely horrible since that day, ' he told KRCR-TV.

World News Legal marijuana in NJ may have just died
Author: 0 Legal marijuana in NJ may have just died

Sessions will now leave it up to federal prosecutors to decide what to do when state rules collide with federal drug law. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing the federal government back into marijuana enforcement . In 2012, voters in Colorado passed a ballot initiative legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Jones-Sawyer said he'd work with Gov. A few years ago legislation was introduced in the U.S.

World News Is Los Angeles Joining NYC in the Fight Against Big Oil?
Author: 0 Is Los Angeles Joining NYC in the Fight Against Big Oil?

NY was badly rattled by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and faces costs escalating into the tens of billions of dollars in order to protect low-lying areas such as lower Manhattan and the area around JFK airport from being inundated by further severe storms fueled by rising sea levels and atmospheric warming.

World News A whole bunch arrested in Tunisia austerity protests
Author: 0 A whole bunch arrested in Tunisia austerity protests

Tunisia's government said protests over rising food prices appeared to be subsiding Friday following days of clashes with police that left one person dead and scores injured. The authorities respected the right to protest but acts of vandalism were being brought under control, the government said in a statement. Tunisia hiked prices for fuel and some consumer goods, while taxes on items such as cars, phone calls, internet and hotel accommodation have also increased.

World News Saudi Arabia allows women to attend soccer match
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia allows women to attend soccer match

Al Ahli take on Al Batin in the Saudi Pro League, which will be the first game that a woman can watch from inside the King Abdullah Sports City stadium. The decision to allow women to attend a mixed public sporting event is one of many changes the country has undergone in recent months, hailed as proof of a new progressive trend in the deeply conservative Muslim Kingdom.

Author: 0 In 1999, Trump wanted Oprah to be his vice-president

I don't think she's going to run . "President Winfrey " was the talk of the entertainment world after Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes . I did one of her last shows. She knew that she met the moment, but the reaction to the speech has been sort of overwhelming to her. "If you need any more proof that Donald Trump is delusional, he thinks Oprah would take vice president", Colbert jokes.

World News Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dead at 92
Author: 0 Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dead at 92

It was 41 years after James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman were killed by klansmen and found in a dam in Neshoba County. Killen would have turned 93 on January 17. The others were acquitted. Killen went quietly about his life after the verdict. His conviction and sentence of three consecutive 20-year sentences was upheld by the Mississippi Supreme Court in 2007.

World News Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Texas's Appeal Of Racial Gerrymandering Challenges
Author: 0 Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Texas's Appeal Of Racial Gerrymandering Challenges

As more and more shoppers skip lines at brick-and-mortar stores and buy their blue jeans or sofas online, fewer dollars have flowed into state coffers. (KELO.com) - Gov. Dennis Daugaard had the following reaction to the Supreme Court accepting South Dakota's case on online sales taxes. "The number of taxing jurisdictions has continued to mushroom", wrote George Isaacson in the December 7 brief, arguing retailers are already under a "dizzying" array of tax obligations at the state, ...

World News Steve Kerr Criticizes Sports Media Coverage of LaVar Ball's Tirades
Author: 0 Steve Kerr Criticizes Sports Media Coverage of LaVar Ball's Tirades

Earlier this week, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr called Ball the "Kardashian of the National Basketball Association", and Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle scolded ESPN for running the story. With so many players missing, tonight's game is another opportunity for young players like Bertans, guard Bryn Forbes, and Kyle Anderson to get extended minutes.

World News Chinese authorities demolish Christian church
Author: 0 Chinese authorities demolish Christian church

Yang previously spent seven years in jail on charges of "assembling a crowd to disturb traffic order" and has been under police surveillance since her release in October 2016, according to China Aid, a Christian NGO based in the United States.

Author: 0 Republican legislators unveil new United States immigration Bill

The legislation, according to the Journal article, would allocate funds for the construction of a wall along parts of the U.S. -Mexico border as well provide money for technological advances created to enhance security. DACA shields almost 800,000 young immigrants from deportation by allowing them to work and study legally in the United States. Around 10:15 a.m., Trump returned Durbin's call and was told about the main elements of the deal.

World News Williamson, Taylor lift NZ as Pakistan fire in 3rd ODI
Author: 0 Williamson, Taylor lift NZ as Pakistan fire in 3rd ODI

Half-centuries by Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor helped New Zealand to 257 in the face of a sharply improved performance by Pakistan in the field at the third one-day global here today. The 183 run win gives New Zealand an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five match ODI series. Hafeez tried to play a steadying role with his 33rd half-century in ODIs but Pakistan weren't able to build partnerships at the top of the order.

World News In small breakthrough, Koreas will meet for talks on Tuesday
Author: 0 In small breakthrough, Koreas will meet for talks on Tuesday

The tentative rapprochement comes after the North's leader Kim Jong-Un warned in his New Year speech that he had a nuclear button on his desk, but also said Pyongyang could send a team to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . They have to stop testing. "I believe there will be discussions related to improving South-North ties after the North's participation in the Olympics is finalized", the official said on the condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 These Maligned Countries Have a Message for President Trump

Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians . he said , 'Haitians? ". "Why do we want all these people from Africa here?" "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" "Mr. "Either the president has been misinformed or he is miseducated", Altidor said. "The first point of order in the new government declaration: Norway will still not be a shithole country", tweeted Kjetil Alstadheim, the political editor of financial daily Dagens Naeringsliv.

World News Trump Calls Out Sen. Feinstein for Leaking Fusion GPS Transcript
Author: 0 Trump Calls Out Sen. Feinstein for Leaking Fusion GPS Transcript

Lindsey Graham of SC, issued a criminal referral last week for the principal dossier author, a former British spy named Christopher Steele. The dossier, released in full by BuzzFeed, allegedly showed evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, but also included salacious information about the president.

World News Dog walks 40 miles to find her former owners
Author: 0 Dog walks 40 miles to find her former owners

A heartbroken dog has walked over 30 kilometres to her previous family twice after being given up for adoption . A dog in search of a new home is having trouble letting go of her past. After her two treks back to her original home in Seminole, Cathleen's owners in Prague gave her up to the Humane Society because they could not control her wanderings, Acker said.

Author: 0 He Said, He Said: Lawmakers in Trump Meeting Appalled - Or 'Don't Recall'

The President did not answer. Trump also questioned why the USA lets Haitians into the country, and mocked Durbin's assertion that African-Americans might be offended by the term "chain migration", the senator said . Meanwhile, South Africa's governing African National Congress party took to Twitter to chide Trump over his "offensive" choice of words. But Democratic Senator Dick Durbin who was reportedly at the meeting said the U.S.

World News Top Democrat Calls Trump Comments 'Vile, Racist'
Author: 0 Top Democrat Calls Trump Comments 'Vile, Racist'

Trump has denied that he made the vulgar comment, saying he simply used tough language to reflect his position that the United States should change its immigration policies, and that Haiti is a poor country. "So that the visas are not given based on, you know, relations, other than the nuclear family, but are based on skills, based on what we need", Ryan said.

World News Worldwide condemnation of President Trump's 'shithole' slur
Author: 0 Worldwide condemnation of President Trump's 'shithole' slur

Trump told senators in the Oval Office, the Washington Post reported , citing a source briefed on the meeting. Sen. Durbin on Trump comments. Trump wasn't apologetic about his inflammatory remarks and denied he was racist, instead, blaming the media for distorting his meaning, the confidant said.

Author: 0 Trump tweets: Language over DACA rejection was 'tough' but not vulgar

In a series of tweets Friday morning, Trump denied the profane comments. Mr Durbin said: 'In the course of his comments said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist . 'I can not believe that in the history of the White House , in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday.

World News Airbus Appoints New Execs in China
Author: 0 Airbus Appoints New Execs in China

Ahead of Macron's trip, sources had told Reuters that Airbus was in talks about an order for 100 or more jets. Chen held that position until 2008 when he became senior vice president commercial and external affairs of Airbus China . Xu was formerly director of the Investment Promotion Bureau of the Tianjin Free Trade Zone. Airbus and its Chinese partners have also signed a framework agreement on ramping up its A320 production rate at its final assembly line in Tianjin to six aircraft per ...

World News Russian man tries to beat closing time with tank
Author: 0 Russian man tries to beat closing time with tank

The armoured vehicle - known in the West as an M-1970 - was left in front of the shop. The man stole the military vehicle from a military driving school in the Murmansk region, the Guardian reported. Soon the adventure was over, however, and the "tankman" smashed into a store window, destroying a auto parked nearby. Onlookers didn't seem particularly concerned about the sight of a military machine on the sidewalk.

World News Jacksonville, OR man wins $1000004 with Powerball ticket
Author: 0 Jacksonville, OR man wins $1000004 with Powerball ticket

They may not even know they have the winning ticket . Olsen Place Lotto agent, Rohit Narang, says he is unsure if he sold the winning ticket. Ms Carvoz said she has no idea who the victor may be, but has been nervous every time anybody comes in to check their ticket.

World News House votes to renew controversial surveillance program that powers the NSA
Author: 0 House votes to renew controversial surveillance program that powers the NSA

The House voted Thursday to renew a controversial surveillance program that targets foreign terrorists but also sweeps up emails, texts and other electronic communication from an unknown number of Americans. "The House-passed bill does absolutely nothing to defend the vast majority of law-abiding Americans from warrantless searches", said Senator Wyden, of Oregon.

World News Download the Stat Attack podcast for Premier League predictions
Author: 0 Download the Stat Attack podcast for Premier League predictions

City, though, are enjoying a record season and defeated Liverpool 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium this season. Gaurdiola spoke about Man City's trip to face Liverpool at Anfield , saying, " Liverpool is such an important game; to realize again if we are able to do big things in this season, in important stages, in the Champions League ".