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World News Pakistan Briefs US Envoy On Counterterrorism Efforts
Author: 0 Pakistan Briefs US Envoy On Counterterrorism Efforts

A senior US diplomat had talks in Pakistan on Monday following an outcry over President Donald Trump's accusation that the nuclear-armed South Asian state had engaged in "lies and deceit" as a USA ally in the war in neighboring Afghanistan.

World News Palestine's Abbas calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'
Author: 0 Palestine's Abbas calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'

He singled out two individuals for particular criticism: "The American ambassador to Israel [David Friedman] and [the US Ambassador to the UN] Nikki Haley bring shame on the administration, if it has any self-respect". The speech by Mahmoud Abbas ratcheted up what has been more than a month of harsh rhetoric toward Trump since the president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Author: 0 GOP Rep. on Trump's vulgar remarks: 'I can't defend the indefensible'

Ashipala-Musavyi told The Namibian that she only found out about the remarks through the media. The banner ad will also include the hashtag #weaccept, which the company began using during its Super Bowl ad past year in response to President Trump's travel ban .

World News Seattle celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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King are taught year round. The civil rights leader was gunned down by James Earl Ray in Memphis on April 4, 1968. A White House spokeswoman confirmed Trump was not participating in any public events related to MLK Day , but did not return requests for comment about why.

World News 1000 teens charged with child porn distribution via Facebook
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Although the age of consent in Denmark is 15, Danish law stipulates that distributing sexual material involving people under the age of 18 constitutes distribution of child pornography, which has a maximum six-year prison sentence. The case, which reached Denmark via the European Union's law enforcement agency Europol, involves around 800 boys and 200 girls, a lot of them between the ages of 15 and 20.

World News Palestinian president calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'
Author: 0 Palestinian president calls Trump peace offer 'slap of the century'

Mr Abbas described the decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital as the "slap of the century", German news agency Dpa reported . He also said that he will not accept stopping payment of allowances to families of Palestinians killed in action or prisoners as demanded by the United States and Israel.

World News Securities and Exchange Commission revokes news website Rappler's registration
Author: 0 Securities and Exchange Commission revokes news website Rappler's registration

Under the Foreign Investments Act, mass media should be 100-percent Filipino-owned. Now, however, these were no longer acceptable, fueling her belief that the SEC's decisions were politically motivated. Although ON has "more than 0% control" of Rappler , the latter gave the former "certain rights derived from equity and reserved to Filipinos" by giving it its "money's worth in the form of negative control and cash distributions, all through a private contractual agreement" when it formed ...

World News The GOP can't get burned on DACA deal
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The fate of the program protecting almost 800,000 immigrants from deportation who were brought to the US illegally by their parents years ago when they were children is at the forefront of the Washington political debate this week. In a separate tweet, Trump said he believes that Democrats are "blowing the one great opportunity they have" on the program. "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you", Trump said as he arrived at Trump International Golf Club for ...

World News Nat Geo & Fox bring back Seth MacFarlane's Cosmos
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Astrophysicist (and guy you might not want to go to the movies with ) Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host for the 13-episode run, which boasts Cosmos writer/producer/co-creator Ann Druyan back on board as well, with Seth MacFarlane , Brannon Braga and Jason Clark also serving as exec producers.

World News Firefighter catches child thrown from burning apartment in Georgia
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Occupants inside were "literally dropping their children down to our firefighters and we were catching them, and that was before we put any water on the fire", Jackson told reporters. The fire started around 5:30 a.m.at the Avondale Forest apartments on the 200 block of Pine Tree Circle in Stone Mountain. Eight children and four adults were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, Jackson said.

Author: 0 President Trump: Democrats don't want to make a deal on DACA

The DACA program protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children from being deported. But why not? What if we all accept that Democrats think Trump is a racist, Republicans disagree (at least some of them) and then they put that aside and just negotiate a deal anyway - without the president? "And they want to take money away from our military, which we will not do".

World News Will S.Korea's Olympics Become N.Korean Propaganda Tool?
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A ministry statement says that the North Korean orchestra will perform Seoul and the eastern South Korean city of Gangneung. The proposal awaits approval from the International Olympic Committee. Officials from both Koreas are to meet with the International Olympic Committee at its headquarters in Switzerland on Saturday. North Korea and the United States, a staunch ally of South Korea, have been engaged in heated rhetoric regarding North Korea's ramped-up nuclear missile program.

World News Here's an Excerpt of Jeff Flake's Next Incendiary Speech
Author: 0 Here's an Excerpt of Jeff Flake's Next Incendiary Speech

This week's speech will focus on Trump's tendency to attack the press, including past year when he tweeted that media outlets were the "enemy of the American People!" Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake this morning in an interview on ABC News compared Donald Trump to Stalin .

World News Winter Weather Advisory Monday
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Monday . KYTC says low temperatures will hamper road clearing efforts, as salt and other chemicals lose potency when the weather drops below 15 degrees. Winds could gust as high as 31 miles per hour. If snow hits San Antonio, it would come after conditions progress from freezing rain to sleet, said NWS meteorologist Cory Van Pelt.

World News Alleged attack on girl wearing hijab didn't happen, Toronto police say
Author: 0 Alleged attack on girl wearing hijab didn't happen, Toronto police say

Toronto police have disputed an 11-year-old girl's claim that her hijab was cut by a man wielding scissors as she walked to school last week. Police now say this incident did not happen and have concluded their investigation. "These allegations were extremely serious and not surprisingly, they received national and global attention", police spokesman Mark Pugash said in an interview.

World News Sturgeon: Retaining single market membership is the
Author: 0 Sturgeon: Retaining single market membership is the "least worst" Brexit option

Revisiting the theme of an independence referendum comes prior to the publication of an impact assessment report of Brexit for the Scottish economy. While Scots in 2014 were told that they had to remain anchored to the United Kingdom in order to remain in the EU , Nicola Sturgeon is now suggesting that leaving the United Kingdom maybe the only possibility to Remain in the EU.

World News UK party suspends leader's girlfriend over racist Markle remarks
Author: 0 UK party suspends leader's girlfriend over racist Markle remarks

According to Henry Bolton's wife the Ukip leader dumped her over text on Christmas for model girlfriend , Jo Marney . Text printed by the Mail on Sunday included use of the word "Negro" and a message reading "This is Britain, not Africa" during a discussion about the royal engagement.

World News Ways to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Author: 0 Ways to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 89 on January 15. "And one of the things that we're attempting to do is pursue Dr. King's dream in challenging times". The MLK Motorcade has been going on for almost 50 years. "The country is right now amid a defining moment, as the next few years will determine whether we continue steering off course or whether we strive to stay true to, as Dr.

World News Lavrov: It's up to the parties to resolve the Karabakh issue
Author: 0 Lavrov: It's up to the parties to resolve the Karabakh issue

Japan last month formally decided it would expand its ballistic missile defence system with USA -made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors in response to a growing threat from North Korean rockets. "This problem [Nagorno-Karabakh] can not be settled in a single document once and for all", the Russian foreign policy chief said. "They do not want to recognize the realities of the forming multipolar world".

World News Rain and snow in the 7-day forecast for Lake Tahoe
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After a cold weekend, temperatures will be on the rise in advance of a low coming through the Great Lakes. North wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. High 26F. Mostly clear. Lows around 12. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the afternoon. The NWS is keeping a close eye on another strong cold front that will swing those chilling temperatures out way, and that front could interact with the moisture in the air to drop snow across the state ...

World News Jallikattu: 19-year-old gored to death by bull in TN
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On Monday, five bull-tamers were disqualified for animal cruelty as they were seen clinging to a bull's horns, according to a news channel report . The youth from Dindigul, who has been identified as Kalimuthu, was standing at the bull collection point and watching the event when the bull after completing its run, suddenly attacked him.

World News 15 hurt in knife incident at Russian school
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Police said they have detained the two alleged attackers. Local media reported that when a fire signal was issued, the teachers started taking the children out of the school building. Early accounts of the incident were confused, with some reports that the students had been wearing masks. A source told the news agency the former student was tossed from the school over mental and drug problems.

World News Fighting breaks out near Tripoli airport in Libya capital
Author: 0 Fighting breaks out near Tripoli airport in Libya capital

Reports did not mention if those killed were civilians or fighters. The Presidency Council - one of the three ruling bodies in Tripoli - said al-Baqara's men wanted to release suspected al-Qaida and Islamic State members held at a prison near the airport that is also run by the Special Deterrent Force.

World News Goa minister abuses people of Karnataka, calls them 'haramis (illegitimate)'
Author: 0 Goa minister abuses people of Karnataka, calls them 'haramis (illegitimate)'

Referring to Kannadigas , Palienkar said that they "cannot be trusted", as they have "already started diverting water from the Mahadeyi, which otherwise nourishes Goa". BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa sought an unconditional apology from Palyekar over his remarks. "I do not want to say anything more about that", Palienkar said speaking to Times of India .

Author: 0 Snow to blanket Michiana Monday

It's cold again tonight before we get a good chance at some light snow by late Tuesday . Think of it as the calm before the storm. Temperatures recover to the low 30s by the afternoon under partly sunny skies. Right now it looks like late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, but the timing is in question and so is the amount of snow. Also, the cold air can sometimes lag behind most of the moisture, leading to a longer period of liquid precipitation, that briefly ends as snow with ...

World News Arctic jet-stream to land with snow and ice
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You can enter your location, to get an accurate forecast for where you are. "Strong westerly winds will reach gale force along Atlantic coasts with very high seas expected". Falls of sleet and snow are expected, mainly over high ground but at lower levels at times. "There is potential for severe weather on Wednesday night and into Thursday , with a deepening depression approaching", he said.

World News I am not a racist
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In plain language Trump told a bipartisan meeting of senators that the immigration system should be changed to allow fewer people from " shithole countries " during a discussion about Haiti , El Salvador, and African nations. "I use those words advisedly". "First stop would be Osu Castle, Elmina Castle, and the over 40 Forts that detained about 30 million slaves, beaten and shipped out like sardine cans and then I will tell you the history of Africa and why people like you made that a ...

World News Donald Trump's 's**thole' remark sparks outrage in Africa
Author: 0 Donald Trump's 's**thole' remark sparks outrage in Africa

Asked on Sunday whether his inflammatory remarks made it harder to get a DACA deal, Trump said: "Did you see what various senators in the room say about my comments? ". Meanwhile, UN human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said: "These are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States". "I think we have a lot of sticking points, but they are all Democrat sticking points", he said.

World News UAE says civilian plane intercepted by Qatari jets
Author: 0 UAE says civilian plane intercepted by Qatari jets

If verified, such a move would be a clear escalation of the ongoing diplomatic spat in the region, following the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in June amid allegations that Qatar was a state-sponsor of extremist groups.