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World News Blast rocks Quetta, 6 killed, injured 17
Author: 0 Blast rocks Quetta, 6 killed, injured 17

The exact nature of the blast was not known yet, said the police. According to initial reports, a suicide bomber targeted a Balochistan Constabulary truck at GPO Chowk near the Zarghon road. The injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital and Balochistan Medical Complex (BMC), while emergency has been declared in these medical facilities.

World News Frances McDormand inadvertently bleeped during Golden Globes speech (then curses)
Author: 0 Frances McDormand inadvertently bleeped during Golden Globes speech (then curses)

Seriously, if you were watching it seemed like your TV was cutting out based on how many times she was censored or beeped out. She was bleeped as she thanked her studio, Fox Searchlight, and then again when she said the word "shift". She opened the speech with a promise to buy tequila for her fellow nominees, and joked that she's still not quite sure who the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is.

World News Olaf holds daylong celebration for Martin Luther King Jr
Author: 0 Olaf holds daylong celebration for Martin Luther King Jr

Baker called King a "remarkable advocate" for all people of color in America, "including Indian country". In August, U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan ruled in a long-standing dispute between Cherokee Freedmen and the second-largest tribe in the United States which claims more than 350,000 citizens.

World News Takata again expands air bag recall
Author: 0 Takata again expands air bag recall

At least 20 people have been killed worldwide and more than 180 injured. The recalls, which are being managed by NHTSA, are being phased in over the next three years. The inflators can explode in a crash and spray passengers with potentially lethal metal shards. This is part of Takata's historically huge recall of airbag devices that have been going on considering since 2001.

World News Papua New Guinean rugby league player dies at 23
Author: 0 Papua New Guinean rugby league player dies at 23

Rule added that the "news is all the more tragic" as Kato was due to travel to the United Kingdom "this week to fulfil his dream" of playing rugby league at a high level. The Papua New Guinea worldwide had only signed for Widnes in December from Canberra, where he was a regular in their feeder team. NSW Rugby League boss Dave Trodden also paid tribute to Ottio, who signed with Widnes in December after the World Cup and was to fly to the United Kingdom this week.

World News A Rare Winter Storm Covered the Sahara Desert in Snow
Author: 0 A Rare Winter Storm Covered the Sahara Desert in Snow

Almost 16 inches of snow fell in Ain Sefra but melted quickly, Algerian outlets reported, marking the fourth time in 37 years that snowfall has been measured in the Sahara. Freezing conditions, however, are not uncommon in the area which lies between the desert and the Atlas mountains. Thanks to this considerable accumulation, significantly more than the light dusting it experienced just over a year ago, the snow managed to stick around for a bit longer this time.

World News Arizona sheriff pardoned by Trump announces he's running for Senate
Author: 0 Arizona sheriff pardoned by Trump announces he's running for Senate

Arpaio told The Washington Examiner . " President Trump needs my help in the Senate", an announcement on Arpaio's new campaign website reads. "I'm going to have to work hard; you don't take anything for granted". Arpaio said in December that he was 'seriously, seriously, seriously considering running'. John McCain in 2016, the Washington Examiner reports. Ward is supported by a super PAC funded by the GOP megadonor Mercer family.

World News Lawyer: 'Someone's already been killed' as a result of the Trump dossier
Author: 0 Lawyer: 'Someone's already been killed' as a result of the Trump dossier

Simpson would not name the source. Mr Papadopoulos drunkenly told an Australian diplomat during the campaign that Russian Federation had dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to the New York Times . is stuck with a broken ethanol policy MORE (R-Iowa). "The only way to set the record straight is to make the transcript public", she said in a statement.

World News White Kansas lawmaker says blacks 'responded worst' to drugs
Author: 0 White Kansas lawmaker says blacks 'responded worst' to drugs

Which you really need to do is go back.in the '30s, and when they outlawed all kinds of drugs across the United States. "What was the reason they did that?" he asked a crowd of about 60 people, none of whom were black. "There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the USA, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers". A 2016 study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health actually noted that white people were slightly more likely than black people to meet diagnostic ...

World News Trump will be in Davos this year
Author: 0 Trump will be in Davos this year

The theme for this year's conference is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World". Organizers say they are looking for "innovative ideas" to be put forward at the 48th World Economic Forum meeting. Trump was already calling for a turn inward. It is unusual for a USA president to attend the Swiss retreat. Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush and Barack Obama never attended the meeting.

World News Here's how alligators survive frozen swamps
Author: 0 Here's how alligators survive frozen swamps

Their metabolism slows down in the cold conditions and they go into a lethargic state. Experts say that alligators nearly instinctively know when the pond is about to freeze over. The park later posted an update video on January 9 to show the alligators swimming around after the ice had thawed. He said he posted the videos because it's a great learning experience for the public.

World News Syria Denounces Israel's Air and Missile Attack, Shot one Jeet
Author: 0 Syria Denounces Israel's Air and Missile Attack, Shot one Jeet

Israel then fired ground-to-ground rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian defences brought the missiles down, the Syrian army said. "This shameful aggression confirms Israel's support to the terrorist groups and its desperate attempt to raise their morale after their heavy defeat", read a statement published by SANA agency.

World News Manhunt underway for MI couple accused of scalding 4-year-old
Author: 0 Manhunt underway for MI couple accused of scalding 4-year-old

Responding officers noted the child had " obvious severe burns about her extremities". She was rushed to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, where she was pronounced dead. A relative of Fields described him as "a very violent, scary person" in an interview with Fox 2 Detroit . Police said he then fled the home and was later arrested on domestic violence charges.

World News Judge dismisses charges against Cliven Bundy, 2 sons
Author: 0 Judge dismisses charges against Cliven Bundy, 2 sons

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Gloria Navarro's dramatic ruling during a hearing in federal court in Las Vegas wasn't entirely unexpected, given that she declared a mistrial last month after finding that federal prosecutors had willfully withheld evidence from the defense.

World News S. Korea won't ask to renegotiate flawed comfort women deal
Author: 0 S. Korea won't ask to renegotiate flawed comfort women deal

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Tuesday announced the government's position on the controversial deal, which was deemed flawed in various aspects by a task force review last month . Kang expressed regret that the government's decision to preserve the deal would not satisfy the wishes of the victims, Yonhap reported. "Our government will explore victims-centered measures by gathering opinions from the victims and related organizations", Kang said.

World News First same-sex marriages take place in Australia
Author: 0 First same-sex marriages take place in Australia

Diana and Deanne Ribeiro make their marriage official. "Equality where we can get married is a huge step forward for Australia ". 'I think the first time that it set in for me that it might not happen was at my sister's wedding when I was watching her walk down the aisle, ' Sullivan told 9NEWS.

World News Trump reportedly works 11 am to 6 pm during the week
Author: 0 Trump reportedly works 11 am to 6 pm during the week

Trump generally doesn't arrive for work until 11am and wraps around 6pm, and he's taking fewer meetings, Axios reports . Responding to the report, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called President Trump "one of the hardest workers I've ever seen" who "puts in long hours and long days almost every day of the week all year long".

World News LGBT Case: Supreme Court to Review Constitutional Validity of Section 377
Author: 0 LGBT Case: Supreme Court to Review Constitutional Validity of Section 377

But, now, with the Apex Court deciding to revisit its decision, there is a renewed hope among the members of the LGBT community. In 2012, the Delhi High Court struck down Section 377 of IPC but it was set aside by the Supreme Court in the 2013 judgement on the grounds that it is the job of the legislature to do away with it, and it is not the job of the court to legislate.

World News End of TPS for El Salvador Endangers Thousands of Families
Author: 0 End of TPS for El Salvador Endangers Thousands of Families

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, forcing almost 200,000 to leave the country or face deportation, officials said Monday. The Department of Homeland Security, which administers TPS, did not respond to a request for comment. Homeland Security officials said the administration was open to Congress coming up with an amnesty allowing them to remain in the U.S.

World News Netanyahu to US: Use UN Funds for Real Refugees, Not Fictitious Ones
Author: 0 Netanyahu to US: Use UN Funds for Real Refugees, Not Fictitious Ones

UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness, in response to comments, today, about UNRWA perpetuating the problem and USA funds for UNRWA going to UNHCR, went on record as saying that "UNRWA's mandate is set by the UN General Assembly whose members give wide and strong support to the Agency's humanitarian and human development mission, while paying tribute to our indispensible contribution to peace and security, working with some of the most marginalized communities in the Middle East".

World News Pence to visit Middle East this month following postponement
Author: 0 Pence to visit Middle East this month following postponement

The visit, now scheduled for January 19-23, had been delayed due to unrest in the region following Trump's decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump's announcement in early December declaring Jerusalem to be Israel's capital along with USA plans to move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv shook up decades of USA foreign policy ahead of Pence's planned visit.

World News Manhunt underway after deputy chasing suspects is fatally shot in Washington state
Author: 0 Manhunt underway after deputy chasing suspects is fatally shot in Washington state

A Washington state sheriff's deputy who was the first to respond to a 911 call about a home invasion was shot and killed late Sunday - and a suspect is still on the loose, authorities said. Due to the manhunt and ongoing police investigation, the Bethel School District has canceled school on Monday . "Early this morning Pierce County lost one of their finest in the line of duty".

Author: 0 Labour leader Corbyn is patron of BDS group blacklisted by Israel

BDS groups from around the world are included on the list as is the US-based organization, Jewish Voice for Peace , which is calling for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. The final list was worked out in collaboration with the interior, foreign affairs and justice ministries. The group, together with a British Quaker organization, won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1947 for assisting World War II refugees.

World News Mitt Romney was 'treated successfully' for prostate cancer
Author: 0 Mitt Romney was 'treated successfully' for prostate cancer

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. "He was treated surgically by Dr. Thomas Ahlering at UC Irvine Hospital in California". Gaz wrote that Romney had a mild enlargement of the prostate and that his family has a history of prostate cancer. Sen. The Salt Lake Tribune will update this story . A White House aide said Trump wished him well. Republican Mitt Romney , strongly considering a run for a U.S.

World News BBC pay gap: British human rights commission gets involved
Author: 0 BBC pay gap: British human rights commission gets involved

She said those who complained faced the threat of retaliation and even dismissal, while others were either bogged down in arbitration talks or offered new pay packages on condition the terms remained secret. Ms Gracie concluded: "I could not go back to China and collude knowingly in what I consider to be unlawful pay discrimination". The news that women in the BBC are going through formal internal grievance procedures is significant because it is widely regarded as an essential precursor to ...

Author: 0 Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

South Korea's chief negotiator is Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, an expert with abundance practical experience in inter-Korean exchange, talks and negotiations. He also said he would "absolutely" be willing to talk on the phone to Kim. The United States, the South's key ally, views Seoul's overture to the North with deep suspicion.

World News Fire breaks out at Trump Tower: Photos, videos
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Trump Tower: Photos, videos

A few remained on the roof about an hour later. The 68-story Manhattan high rise houses its namesake developer-turned-president in a penthouse condominium, though President Trump was in Washington at the time of the fire, according to his White House schedule.

World News See Grigor Dimitrov's stunning display of sportsmanship after opponent is injured
Author: 0 See Grigor Dimitrov's stunning display of sportsmanship after opponent is injured

The in-form defending champion helped Edmund back to his chair and consigned him to a 6-3 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 defeat following a short break while his opponent received treatment. He has already snuffed out one Australian hope in Brisbane , having survived two match points against John Millman in an epic second-round clash. "I didn't think, 'OK, I'm just going to go around the net, or I'm going to go that post.' It was just like such a natural instinct for me to go and jump over.

World News Tag: Samsung Notebook 7 Spin 2018
Author: 0 Tag: Samsung Notebook 7 Spin 2018

The Notebook 7 Spin sports a 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. Besides that, the Windows 10-powered notebook arrives with standard specifications. Samsung Notebook 7 Spin comes with new features like additional quad-core eight-gen Intel Core i5 processor and support for an Active Pen stylus.

World News Royal wedding: Theresa May joins Windsor begging row debate
Author: 0 Royal wedding: Theresa May joins Windsor begging row debate

According to The Guardian , Simon Dudley, the council's Conservative leader, wrote to Thames Valley police recently seeking action against "aggressive begging and intimidation" by the homeless. Under the Vagrancy Act it is a criminal offence to sleep rough or beg. As well as being chair of the RBWM Crime and Disorder Panel I also sit on the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Panel and will ask both the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief constable of Thames Valley Police directly ...

Author: 0 Dozens missing after 2 vessels collide off China coast

The ministry reported the crew of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis went missing late after the collision set the 274-meter oil tanker on fire late on January 6. Iran's oil ministry has confirmed that at least 30 Iranian citizens were missing in oil tanker incident. Total did not immediately respond to a request for comment.