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World News Trump says fairer deal might coax U.S. back to Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Trump says fairer deal might coax U.S. back to Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump says the economic ties between the United States and Norway are "robust and growing" and he's pointing to their work in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance to counter security threats. "We are a country rich in gas and coal and oil, and lots of other things, and there was a tremendous penalty for using it". During the briefing, Trump appeared to stress that his administration is "very strong" on the environment.

World News Group: Israel OKs more construction in West Bank settlements
Author: 0 Group: Israel OKs more construction in West Bank settlements

Three other Palestinians were wounded, one critically, it said. About 40 Palestinians wrere injured in clashes with the Israeli forces in the West Bank on Friday, the Palestine Red Crescent Society said. Raziel Shevach, a 35-year-old rabbi and father-of-six, was shot several times as he drove along a highway near the settlement outpost of Havat Gilad.

World News SC to hear tomorrow the plea seeking probe into Judge Loya's death
Author: 0 SC to hear tomorrow the plea seeking probe into Judge Loya's death

As per the cause list of the apex court , Court No. 10 presided over by Justice Arun Mishra would not be sitting on Monday as one of the judges Shantanagoudar is on leave, further indicating a postponement in the mysterious death case. Abdi had earlier this week mentioned his petition before a division bench of Justice SC Dharmadhikari and Justice Bharti Dangre, which posted it for hearing on 23 January.

World News Exam shows Trump in ´excellent health´: White House
Author: 0 Exam shows Trump in ´excellent health´: White House

The alleged remarks were said to have also been made in reference to Haiti and El Salvador. Botswana and Senegal have summoned United States ambassadors in their respective countries in protest of Trump's remarks. Never said "take them out". Though candidates typically release some details of their medical history during their campaigns for the presidency, Trump bucked that trend.

World News Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Friday
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The ice will result in hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday , NWS said. Right now, I think the NAM forecast model has the best handle on snow totals with most of the accumulation north and east of Memphis.

World News The European Parliament will cut Nigel Farage's salary by half
Author: 0 The European Parliament will cut Nigel Farage's salary by half

Auditors were investigating the role of Christopher Adams, a man who was hired by Mr Farage to work as his assistant in the European Parliament. "Since 1 January [2018] the European parliament has withheld 50% in order to recoup the €40,000 due in salary that was paid to Christopher Adams and which can not be proved by Farage", a parliamentary source told the paper.

World News Bizenjo elected as new chief minister of Balochistan
Author: 0 Bizenjo elected as new chief minister of Balochistan

Election of Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, a lawmaker of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), as 23rd chief minister of Balochistan not only ends PML-N coalition government, but also carries unmatchable facts that are enough to make history.

World News Suspect Arrested in Slaying of College Student in OC
Author: 0 Suspect Arrested in Slaying of College Student in OC

Bernstein, 19, went missing overnight on January 2 after he and the friend reportedly had met up that night and later drove to Borrego Park, near Bernstein's parents' home in Foothill Ranch, roughly 50 miles southeast of Los Angeles. He explained both by saying he was part of a "fight club". "With his death a lovely light has been extinguished. Our words can not express how grateful the family is to for their community", she said.

World News Iran refuses renegotiation of nuclear deal despite USA pressures
Author: 0 Iran refuses renegotiation of nuclear deal despite USA pressures

The ultimatum puts pressure on Europeans - key backers and parties to the 2015 global agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program - to satisfy Trump, who wants the pact strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days. In a freakish kicker in the waiver announcement, the United States indicated it hopes to rewrite much of the nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , and to get its European allies, who wholly back the deal as it is, to do the bargaining for them, ...

World News Death Toll From Montecito Mud Slide Rises As Search Intensifies
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There were mixed reports about how many were still missing , with the number jumping from 17 to 48, according to Associated Press. Officials said numerous deaths are believed to be in the coastal Montecito area , where mudflows and floodwater have inundated areas downstream from where the Thomas Fire burned thousands of acres last month.

World News ED raids Chidambaram, his son Karti's premises in Aircel-maxis case
Author: 0 ED raids Chidambaram, his son Karti's premises in Aircel-maxis case

Chidambaram have once again exposed the continuing vicious vendetta unleashed by Modi government against Congress and other opposition leaders". In fact, "raid raj" has become the "DNA" of the Modi government. Karti Chidambaram is accused of facilitating bribes. However, Mr Chidambaram denies the charge saying, due procedures were followed. Talking about the ED raids, Karti's lawyer said nothing was found and nothing was seized from Delhi and Chennai homes of Karti.

World News Siddaramaiah calls himself as 'humane Hindu', criticises BJP
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Referring to the statement made by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah against RSS, BJP and Bajrang Dal, Mr. Anant Kumar said Mr. Siddaramaiah does not know constitutional fundamentals. "I am also a Hindu, but a humane Hindu". It also submitted a complaint to the police seeking action against the CM for using "inflammatory" and "derogatory" remarks branding members of the party and RSS as "terrorists".

World News North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled 'An Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymander'
Author: 0 North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled 'An Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymander'

Districts done in haste - should this ruling stand - will not be ideal, but if they can pass muster from these three judges, citizens can have more confidence in them than they do in the current ones. Donald Trump also carried the state. The lawmakers' attorneys filed a motion with Chief Justice John Roberts seeking delay of the lower court judges' directive that the General Assembly draw a replacement map by January 24.

World News Test our resolve if you desire, Khawaja Asif to Indian army chief
Author: 0 Test our resolve if you desire, Khawaja Asif to Indian army chief

I do not think he is an educationist that he will give sermons on education. "Education is a State subject and falls well within the State's domain", Mr. "The job of education should be left to academicians alone and people giving sermons to the state should focus on their own job", the minister said adding, "Perhaps the people who are giving sermons on how we should run education sector are not doing their job properly and that's why we are suffering".

World News Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend said she handled ammo
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend said she handled ammo

U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey said she saw no reason to keep the warrants unsealed - especially since lawyers with the federal government did not oppose the unsealing, with some minor redactions. One of the warrants describe the extent to which Paddock went to conceal his actions, saying he "destroyed or tried to hide digital media devices".

World News Pakistani military says USA not contemplating unilateral…
Author: 0 Pakistani military says USA not contemplating unilateral…

The escalating tensions between the U.S. and Pakistan over what Washington says is Islamabad's provision of "safe havens to terrorists" might lead to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation being cut off from Afghanistan . United States Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Thursday underscored that Islamabad's "positive" contribution is imperative for the stability and security in Afghanistan.

World News Will Trump Scuttle the Iran Nuclear Deal?
Author: 0 Will Trump Scuttle the Iran Nuclear Deal?

A second diplomat said: "The date of the meeting is not a coincidence". Senior U.S. administration officials told reporters Trump would work with Europeans on a follow-on deal to enshrine triggers that the Iranian government could not exceed related to ballistic missiles.

Author: 0 Hawaii emergency officials: Alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake

Soon after, Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency tweeted that there was no such missile threat to its citizens - but provided no explanation as to why the alert was sent in the first place. I flustered and scrambled a lot. "The warning went out to cell phones, television and radio got the emergency alert". We didn't know what to do, whether we should pack up.

World News Vatican newspaper calls Trump's
Author: 0 Vatican newspaper calls Trump's "shithole" comment offensive

Trump allegedly said after being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants from the countries in question. The eighth anniversary of the quake took place after reported remarks from President Donald Trump referring to Haiti and other nations as " shithole countries " during a briefing on draft immigration legislation.

World News US Prez cancels United Kingdom trip over 'bad deal' embassy
Author: 0 US Prez cancels United Kingdom trip over 'bad deal' embassy

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Friday that US President Donald Trump had "got the message" from Londoners after canceling his visit to the city. Asked if the PM was still confident the Trump state visit would go ahead after the President cancelled his February working visit, Mrs May's deputy spokesman said: "The US is one of our most valued allies".

World News Korea proposes talks on Games with Pyongyang
Author: 0 Korea proposes talks on Games with Pyongyang

In previous years, South Korea often paid for the North's delegations to attend competitions in its country. China, North Korea's largest trading partner and chief ally, advocates the so-called freeze-for-freeze proposal that would require the US and South Korea to freeze their annual military exercises, considered by Pyongyang a serious provocation and a prelude to invasion, and North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile tests (Mr Trump has agreed to postpone regular joint military ...

World News Rep. McSally Officially Jumps Into Arizona Senate Race
Author: 0 Rep. McSally Officially Jumps Into Arizona Senate Race

While the Arizona Republicans are about as far-right and socially conservative as they come - with an added mix of anti-immigrant xenophobia and straight-out racism in some cases - the general Arizona population is far less extreme. While President Trump expressed support for the more traditional candidate, Senator Luther Strange - an endorsement that still couldn't help Strange win the primary - Trump will be hard pressed not to back Arpaio, who the president pardoned for ignoring a ...

World News Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Felt Throughout San Francisco Bay Area
Author: 0 Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Felt Throughout San Francisco Bay Area

The U.S. Geological Survey said the shallow quake was a magnitude 4.4 and occurred at 2:39am PST. In 1868, a section of the fault measuring 20 miles ruptured and produced a 6.8 natural disaster. The quake did knock items off the 24-hour Safeway's shelves in San Leandro. The area's commuter trains will be delayed in the morning so that inspectors can check the tracks, Bay Area Rapid Transit said on Twitter.

World News Ohio State Brings In Tough West Coast Opponents - Stanford, BYU
Author: 0 Ohio State Brings In Tough West Coast Opponents - Stanford, BYU

They handed Wisconsin its worst loss in the history of the Kohl Center, erased a 20-point deficit to beat Michigan, won at Iowa, and crushed No. 1 Michigan State on Sunday. LOOKING AHEAD: Nebraska (12-6) has an opportunity to break out of a pack of four teams tied for fourth place at 3-2. Ohio State's C.J. Jackson drives past Maryland's Darryl Morsell during the second half of the Buckeyes' win Thursday night in Columbus.

World News 'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes
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They are also pivotal in forming governments - which the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member country are now trying to do. A loss for Zeman to any of his main challengers could mean Czech presidency positions may shift closer to the European Union mainstream, in contrast to fellow ex-communist neighbours such as Poland and Hungary whose governments have clashed with Brussels.

World News England announce Nigeria, Costa Rica friendlies
Author: 0 England announce Nigeria, Costa Rica friendlies

England will face the Super Eagles and Costa Rica friendlies leading up to the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup, the Football Association are set to confirm. "We have a huge following in Yorkshire with large numbers of our members and traveling support coming from that area". They do not play their first World Cup Group G game, against Tunisia in Volgograd, until Monday June 18 so are likely to head to their training camp outside St Petersburg later than other nations for the finals.

World News Defence, intelligence cooperation with US suspended
Author: 0 Defence, intelligence cooperation with US suspended

According to media reports, Pakistan's decision to suspend military and intelligence cooperation with America came after President Donald accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the U.S. The statement comes days after Trump administration blocked the $255 million military aid to Pakistan. They were also briefed about the terrorist threat emanating from the safe havens and sanctuaries in Afghanistan , which is resulting in loss of human lives and damage to infrastructure in Pakistan.

World News Army Day: 3 Jawans Injured in Mishap During Rehearsal
Author: 0 Army Day: 3 Jawans Injured in Mishap During Rehearsal

The rope that the jawans were using to eject from the helicopter broke and they fell on the ground. Meanwhile, an inquiry has been ordered in the case. And a probe is on to find out the cause of malfunction in the drill - part of combat demonstration to be held on the Army Day on January 15 - officials said here on Thursday.

World News Former Louisville 5-Star Recruit Brian Bowen Transferring to SC
Author: 0 Former Louisville 5-Star Recruit Brian Bowen Transferring to SC

By transferring to South Carolina , Bowen inches closer to making his NCAA debut, but it's equally plausible he never plays for the Gamecocks, either. In an interview with ESPN's Jeff Goodman , he declared that he was unaware of such an arrangement. He had the right to remain on scholarship for as long as he chose to stay at Louisville and also received written permission to contact other schools to seek a transfer.