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World News US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive
Author: 0 US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive

The "Olive Branch" operation against the YPG, a Syrian Kurdish militant group, across the Turkish border began on Saturday. Turkey says it aims to create a 30-kilometer-deep "secure zone " in Afrin , which is in northwestern Syria near the border.

World News Sena vows to work for nation, Maharashtra
Author: 0 Sena vows to work for nation, Maharashtra

Currently PM Modi led NDA has total 334 MPs in Loksabha. Later, differences over seat sharing led to them going solo where BJP won 122 compared to Sena's 63 seats in the 288 member Maharashtra assembly. His elevation is also seen as the rise of the "new" Shiv Sena, one which is modern and is shedding its previous hard-line and militant image. It is immaterial whether we win or are vanquished but our Hindutva will never be abandoned, Thackeray said in a hard-hitting speech targeting the BJP ...

World News Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to attend opening ceremony of PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to attend opening ceremony of PyeongChang Winter Olympics

About 50 protesters rallied against the visit in front of the Seoul train station and burned a banner bearing photographs of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. A Pyeongchang organizing committee official said nothing has been decided. The unified team will compete under the name "Korea" while the remaining athletes will compete for their respective countries.

World News Three US Gymnastics board members resign amid sex scandal
Author: 0 Three US Gymnastics board members resign amid sex scandal

A front-page editorial in the MSU student newspaper called for the resignation of university President Lou Anna Simon: "Survivors of ex-MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse can not move on without change". Raisman said Team USA hasn't acknowledged the extent of the issue, adding it previously gave the "decorated doctor" a spot on an advisory board that creates policies to protect athletes, reported BuzzFeed News.

World News US seeks closer ties with former adversary, Vietnam
Author: 0 US seeks closer ties with former adversary, Vietnam

Mattis, following talks with Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, said he believed Kopassus had reformed enough that more cooperation was warranted under existing law. "We're going to continue our efforts to maritime cooperation but also support Indonesia as a sort of fulcrum between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean", the transcripts provided by the US Defence Department of conversations between Mattis and the reporters accompanying him on a plane to Jakarta stated on Monday.

World News Porn star Stormy Daniels could recognise Trump's genitals
Author: 0 Porn star Stormy Daniels could recognise Trump's genitals

Common Cause said in its complaints that the reported payment to Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels , was an illegal in-kind campaign contribution. "I feel bad. It didn't occur to me at the time". Weisberg wrote in a story last week that Daniels spoke to him in the weeks and months before the 2016 election because she had worked out an agreement for "a six-figure sum to keep quiet" but feared Trump might not pay up.

World News Trump's First-Year Job Approval Worst by 10 Points
Author: 0 Trump's First-Year Job Approval Worst by 10 Points

Trump had little or no honeymoon period to speak of - beginning his presidency with a job approval rating below 50%. Asked about the president's accomplishments during his first year in office, 20 percent said the state of the economy and low unemployment was Trump's greatest success, followed by "putting America first", which was the choice of 13 percent of respondents.

World News Officer tackles handcuffed 17-year-old student in California
Author: 0 Officer tackles handcuffed 17-year-old student in California

In the video that captured the incident, the officer is seen throwing the girl over his shoulder onto the concrete sidewalk. The department said it is conducting a "detailed review of the force used and of the entire incident". The officer contacted the student and attempted to gain her voluntary compliance to leave, but she refused. "If anything, I am more heartbroken by this", she said.

World News Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen
Author: 0 Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen

Democrats have yielded and ended their delaying tactics against a bill financing federal agencies through February 8. The Democrats essentially shut down the government to fight for young immigrants covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program-and then chose to reopen the government three days later without any deal to help said immigrants.

World News Slain SC detective remembered for tough, but caring demeanor
Author: 0 Slain SC detective remembered for tough, but caring demeanor

The Celebration of Life service will take place at noon Monday, at Calvary Church on Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte. Three other deputies , Sgt. Det. Micheal Doty, along with three other law enforcement officers, were shot while searching for domestic violence suspect Christian McCall. Detective Doty was the Law Enforcement Officer Narcan (LEON) Program coordinator for the Sheriff's Office.

World News 2 tornadoes touched down in state during storms, surveyors say
Author: 0 2 tornadoes touched down in state during storms, surveyors say

No tornado warning was issued. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Little Rock says the EF-1 rated storm touched down with 100 miles per hour winds at 12:53 a.m. Up to an inch of rain is forecast for South Arkansas. Faulkner County (12:53 a.m. Monday), 2 miles east of Springhill, a semi and 20-foot box truck were blown over on Ridge Road.

World News Tesla Driver Arrested For DUI - Claims Car Was On Autopilot
Author: 0 Tesla Driver Arrested For DUI - Claims Car Was On Autopilot

The fire truck had been parked in the left emergency lane and carpool lane, blocking off the scene of a previous accident, with a CHP vehicle behind it and to the side, said Culver City Fire Department battalion chief Ken Powell . An alleged drunk driver found passed out in a Tesla on a bridge in California told officers the vehicle was on "autopilot" - an apparent bid to alleviate concerns about him being behind the wheel.

World News Turkey says troops enter Syrian Kurdish enclave
Author: 0 Turkey says troops enter Syrian Kurdish enclave

Turkey considers the YPG a terrorist group because of its ties to its own Kurdish insurgency. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that his forces will not withdraw until Turkey's goals are achieved. The SOHR said on Monday that 54 combatants had been killed since Saturday, including 26 Kurdish fighters and 19 pro-Turkish rebels. Turkish officials have suggested that this is just the start of a broader invasion of the Syrian Kurdistan.

World News Shares Holding Above Moving Averages: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)
Author: 0 Shares Holding Above Moving Averages: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Among 3 analysts covering Royal Mail ( OTCMKTS:ROYMF ), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. It has outperformed by 7.27% the S&P500. Tnb Financial, which manages about $602.89 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) by 1,569 shares to 19,487 shares, valued at $4.40M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

World News Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor
Author: 0 Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

Jackson declined during his question and answer session to compare Trump's health to that of other presidents, and he described Trump as in good health outside of needing to lose weight and to exercise. When a reporter asked him how Trump managed to be in such good health despite eating junk food and taking diet coke, the doctor attributed this to his genes.

World News Zainab murder case: Kasur residents surround house of arrested suspect
Author: 0 Zainab murder case: Kasur residents surround house of arrested suspect

According to police sources, Imran has confessed to his crime. Reports also say Khan's appearance matches with the images of the suspect caught on CCTV footage recovered by the police . In a case which had sent shockwaves across Pakistan , Zainab's body was found from a heap of trash on 9 January - five days after she had gone missing.

World News Out of character, Trump keeps his distance as shutdown ends
Author: 0 Out of character, Trump keeps his distance as shutdown ends

Rep. Mark Meadows, who chairs the powerful House Freedom Caucus, told reporters Sunday night that Ryan has articulated to him that "there is not any commitment that's going to be inclusive of the House position during this shutdown". Even House minority leader Nancy Pelosi is speaking out against the deal, "I don't see that there's any reason - I'm speaking personally and hearing from my members - to support what was put forth", she said at a press briefing after the deal was passed.

World News Doughnut eating champ charged with breaking into doughnut shop
Author: 0 Doughnut eating champ charged with breaking into doughnut shop

A man who was celebrated for winning a police-sponsored doughnut eating contest - then nabbed for crimes the next day - was arrested again after he allegedly robbed a North Carolina Dunkin' Donuts, police said. Hardison is being held under a $7,000 bond for the latest charges. Turned out, police had been looking for Hardison for nine months in relation to several vehicle break-ins.

World News U.S. government shutdown fizzles out as Senate deal struck
Author: 0 U.S. government shutdown fizzles out as Senate deal struck

Yet that wasn't part of the temporary agreement between Senate Republican and Democratic leaders that ends the shutdown. "We will vote today to reopen the government to continue negotiating a global agreement", Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said ahead of the vote.

Author: 0 Pence Draws Applause, Some Heckles, For US Embassy Move To Jerusalem

Before heading to the museum, Pence met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at his residence. The vice president is also to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial before departing the Holy Land later on Tuesday. Pence made the comments during an interview Monday while on a four-day tour of the Middle East. Tuesday's strike comes on the final day of Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the region, which the Palestinians have been boycotting.

World News Supreme Court says litigation belongs in district court
Author: 0 Supreme Court says litigation belongs in district court

The rule has never taken effect because of lawsuits and is now under review by President Donald Trump's administration. "The U.S. Supreme Court ruled correctly today that federal district courts-not federal courts of appeals-have jurisdiction to review the 2015 Waters of the U.S.

World News Nawaz Sharif seeking to build public pressure on judiciary: Imran
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif seeking to build public pressure on judiciary: Imran

However, to bring an end to the rumours about his parting ways with PML-N, his group chose to boycott Nawaz's public meeting today. He said the opposition spent four years in hatching conspiracies, lies, baseless accusations and using religion as an attack strategy instead of working for people's welfare.

World News Bookseller Gui Minhai snatched again by Chinese authorities
Author: 0 Bookseller Gui Minhai snatched again by Chinese authorities

Mr Gui's train was suddenly boarded on Saturday by plainclothes officers who took him away, his daughter said, although she did not know any more details of the confrontation. When asked whether Gui had violated any law in China or whether he was allowed access to Swedish embassy officials, Hua said: "China has always provided convenience and facilitation to officials at foreign embassies or consulates in accordance with global laws, including the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, and ...

World News Tsunami warning after huge Alaska quake
Author: 0 Tsunami warning after huge Alaska quake

Environment Canada has issued a Tsunami warning after an 8.0-magnitude quake struck 281 kilometres south-east of Kodiak City in Alaska just after 1 a.m. The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said "widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible". " An investigation is underway to determine if there is a tsunami threat to Hawaii ".

World News Morning Forecast, Monday January 22, 2018
Author: 0 Morning Forecast, Monday January 22, 2018

As the front passes through Tuesday evening, rain will rapidly end from west to east. "Gulf moisture will spread rapidly over the region this afternoon ahead of a cold front". These temperatures will range from 5 to 10 degrees below the climatological high for late-January. Snow showers are likely Tuesday morning. Winds could gust as high as 44 miles per hour.

World News PM Modi lands in Zurich, to go by road to Davos
Author: 0 PM Modi lands in Zurich, to go by road to Davos

The White House spokeswoman said then that she did not believe it was "likely" that Trump would go to Switzerland if the government was still shutdown. Davos attendees include King Abdullah of Jordan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah and Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

World News Shiv Sena to go it alone in 2019 elections
Author: 0 Shiv Sena to go it alone in 2019 elections

Raut said that Shiv Sena will fight for its pride and contest the 2019 elections independently. With its eyes set on the 2019 elections, the Shiv Sena's national executive meeting at Mumbai's NSCI grounds made a decision to go solo. "PM calls himself "Pant Pradhan", all he does is travel overseas, he took Israeli PM to Ahmedabad, why not to Lal Chowk in Srinagar? People of armed forces are the ones with real 56-inch chest, how can you insult them?" he added.