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Yemeni troops advance to Al Hays under air cover from UAE Forces

Yemeni troops advance to Al Hays under air cover from UAE Forces In November a year ago, the Houthis targeted the Saudi capital, Riyadh , with a ballistic missile that was intercepted by Saudi air defenses. A spokesman for the Saudi-led military alliance fighting the Huthis in Yemen did not immediately respond to a request for further details. [Full Article...]

Deputy shot during chase dies from gunshot wounds

Deputy shot during chase dies from gunshot wounds They alerted deputies, and McCartney arrived about six minutes later. McCartney was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma where he died. "This man lived a life of duty and obligation and sacrifice", said Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor. [Full Article...]

Two injured after fire at Trump Tower in NY

Two injured after fire at Trump Tower in NY About 84 firefighters were at the scene initially. There have been no injuries or evacuations, and the President is not now at Trump Tower . Cameras on the top of Rockefeller Center, about seven blocks away, showed firefighters crowding around on the top of the building as smoke emitted from one corner of the roof about 7:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

Reporter Courtney Roland Found Under Freeway Overpass ... 'Appears Unharmed'

Reporter Courtney Roland Found Under Freeway Overpass ... 'Appears Unharmed' Police said that they do not suspect any foul play, and have no reason to believe any crimes were committed. The roommate said he followed Roland to her home in a blue truck as she was parked in the driveway. But in the early hours of Monday morning, Brian Perroni, a former colleague, wrote on Twitter that her vehicle, purse, wallet and phone have been found in the Houston Galleria area. [Full Article...]

Oil tanker collides with vessel off China coast, 32 crew members missing

An operation was underway to rescue the crew members, believed to be 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, according to the Xinhua news agency. The 274-meter-long oil tanker SANCHI , owned by an Iranian shipping company, was heading to South Korea with its cargo. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation criticises USA decision to call United Nations meeting on Iranian protests

Russian Federation criticises USA decision to call United Nations meeting on Iranian protests Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya, left, speaks to American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before the security council meeting. Some demonstrators have called for the government's overthrow. US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned Iranian authorities on Friday that the world is watching , as thousands held pro-government demonstrations in Iran following anti-govern... [Full Article...]

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards Stay tuned!" he had tweeted. Trump last week tweeted that he would announce the recipients of the "media awards" Monday. Other parts of the book described how White House staff and the President's own family are forced to treat Mr Trump like a "child", that he often repeats himself and that the people around him frequently question his suitability for the role. [Full Article...]

Three and a half year in jail for Lalu Prasad Yadav

Three and a half year in jail for Lalu Prasad Yadav The sentence was delivered today via video conferencing after being postponed three times this week. Prasad's son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said in Patna a bail plea will also be moved in the high court . In Bihar, it's raining scams yet no investigation is made on those. Lalu Prasad is also facing trial in three more cases relating to the fodder scam , also known as "chara ghotala". [Full Article...]

Wintry Mix Possible Sunday

Wintry Mix Possible Sunday Overnight, the skies will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 17 and a south wind of 6-8 miles per hour. Freezing rain or sleet may linger into the morning commute on Monday . The next chance for substantial precipitation is Wednesday when Danielson said there's a chance rain will change over into snow. The National Weather Service has forecast a 60 percent chance of rain or freezing rain Mo... [Full Article...]

Trump on Twitter (Jan 4) - Dow, North Korea, Voter Identification

Trump on Twitter (Jan 4) - Dow, North Korea, Voter Identification The White House blamed it on states' refusal to turn over information needed for the inquiry. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders explained the president chose to dissolve the commission by executive order "rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense". [Full Article...]

Unemployment drops to lowest rate in more than 40 years

Unemployment drops to lowest rate in more than 40 years The region finished the year with 4.6 per cent unemployment in December, down from 10.5 per cent at the end of 2016 and the start of the year, according to Statistic Canada's Labour Force Survey released January 5. "We're going to wait to see what the Business Outlook Survey says", he added in an interview. Several analysts said Friday's solid labour report might be enough to encourage Ban... [Full Article...]

A Game of Chicken With Pakistan

A Game of Chicken With Pakistan The White House said last week the United States will not be paying Pakistan $ 255 million in foreign military assistance from a package set aside for the one-time ally for 2016 -- it had been held back earlier in 2017 and then cleared -- before it was finally withheld. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot up to $450M as drawing nears

Mega Millions jackpot up to $450M as drawing nears And even if they do know, people often don't bother to check their tickets once they hear there was no jackpot victor or the winning ticket was bought out of state. "So if I win, I guarantee I will start a funding specifically for those two". "And we've got this special $5 bundle - the "5 buck bundle.' If you go in and ask for a '5 buck bundle", you get one of all three ticket, the NSJ ticket bein... [Full Article...]

Islamabad deplores terrorist attack in Afghanistan

Islamabad deplores terrorist attack in Afghanistan Afghanistan's Interior Ministry spokesman says a suicide bomber has killed six policemen after exploding his devise amid a group of security officials monitoring protests by shopkeepers in eastern Kabul. IS claimed responsibility for the December 28 attack, which Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a "crime against humanity" committed by terrorists. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore accuser's house fire under investigation for arson

Roy Moore accuser's house fire under investigation for arson In an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly in mid-November, Johnson said she was in her 20s and was signing custody of her son over to her mother when Moore touched her. Tina Johnson said Moore grabbed her in his office in the early 1990s. Neighbors told AL.com that several of them noticed a young man walking around the house at about the time of the fire. [Full Article...]

North Korea strikes its own city Tokchon as test missile goes wrong

North Korea strikes its own city Tokchon as test missile goes wrong It was launched from Pukchang Airfield in South Pyongan Province. After its launch, the missile flew approximately 24 miles to the north-east but, no higher than around 43 miles, The Diplomat magazine reported. Despite North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's recent boast about his nuclear button , a newer report has revealed that there might be some grave errors hiding behind the country's attemp... [Full Article...]

Roy Moore accuser sues for defamation

Roy Moore accuser sues for defamation Moore's comments about Corfman were defamatory, she claims in the suit, filed today in Montgomery County, Ala., the Post reports. Corfman asks that Moore and his campaign be found guilty of defamation and that he be forced to retract his defamatory statements and pay for the cost of the lawsuit. [Full Article...]

British parliamentary committee recommends levy on take-away coffee cups

British parliamentary committee recommends levy on take-away coffee cups The 25 pence charge would go towards improving Britain's recycling and reprocessing facilities, the report said . The Environmental Audit Committee believes that all disposable coffee cups should be recycled by 2023 . The MPs point out that while some coffee shops offer discounts for customers who bring their own cup, only 1 to 2% of coffee drinkers respond. "Taxing the morning coffee run ... [Full Article...]

Country says U.S. military aid suspension 'counterproductive'

Country says U.S. military aid suspension 'counterproductive' When President Donald Trump tweeted that all the US had gotten for $33 billion in aid to Pakistan was "lies and deceit", he ventured into sensitive territory for a country that says it is doing all it can to fight terrorism and is being unfairly criticized for its efforts. [Full Article...]

GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate after 40 years

GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate after 40 years Romney, the former MA governor who now lives in Utah, has been eyeing a Senate run, but Trump had encouraged Hatch to seek re-election. Romney maintains residence in Utah and was the president and CEO of the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee before going on to serve as governor of MA and challenge Barack Obama as the Republican nominee in the 2012 presidential election. [Full Article...]


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