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Police Say Canadian Billionaire Couple Targeted in Double-Homicide

Police Say Canadian Billionaire Couple Targeted in Double-Homicide Police had told media outside the couple's home the day they were found dead that they were not looking for any suspects but treating their deaths as suspicious. Last month, multiple news organizations quoted anonymous police sources as saying investigators were operating on the theory that the deaths were a murder-suicide. [Full Article...]

Reports Claim Dutch Intelligence Watched Russian Spies Hack the DNC

Reports Claim Dutch Intelligence Watched Russian Spies Hack the DNC After digging themselves by chance into the Russians' computer network run out of a university building near Moscow's Red Square, the Dutch agents also gained access to the security cameras surveilling the room. Volkskrant said American spies were so grateful they sent the Dutch cake and flowers. But on Friday, a Russian presidential spokesman dismissed it as adding "fuel to the fire of anti-Rus... [Full Article...]

Will Trump's solar tariff do more harm than good?

Will Trump's solar tariff do more harm than good? This editorial appeared in the January 23 edition of the Wall Street Journal. While a boon to domestic producers, duties will be a risk for industries from automobile to beverages: brewer MillerCoors LLC said previous year that higher prices would have to be passed on to consumers. [Full Article...]

Australia will get males's 7s revenge over US

Australia will get males's 7s revenge over US New Zealand had trailed 14-5 with halftime approaching but a converted try to Regan Ware cut Fiji's lead to 14-12 at the break. She scored another as the Black Ferns beat Canada in the semifinals to book a place in the final against Australia on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Erdogan Vows No Let-up In Syria Campaign As US Tensions Rise

Erdogan Vows No Let-up In Syria Campaign As US Tensions Rise The brutal Syrian war, which has claimed more than 340,000 lives since 2011, has grown even more complex over the past week with Turkey launching a ground operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Afrin, close to the Turkish border. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate

US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate In prior appeals, Madison's attorneys have argued their client doesn't fully understand why he is being punished because dementia has taken his ability to remember his crime. They have claimed racial prejudice and improper jury selection to try to get the case thrown out. Supreme Court stays execution of Alabama... According to Madison's petition , McRae has overturned six life verdicts in ca... [Full Article...]

Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher

Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher The deluge has been dubbed "the flood of the century" by many on social media. The rising waters have also brought Paris's rat problem to the surface, as the rodents are flushed out of the sewers in many parts of the city. Just in front of the bridge close to the tunnel where Princess Diana was killed in a auto crash stands the Zouave. Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo said the city was coping -... [Full Article...]

Meehan Will Not Seek Another Term in Congress

Meehan Will Not Seek Another Term in Congress Initially, Meehan had said he would run for a fifth term, but on Thursday he told Speaker of the House Paul Ryan he would not. A recent report from The New York Times described a complaint against Meehan by a former aide which said that the congressman became hostile toward her after she did not respond to his romantic interest before she eventually left the position. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong needs to tighten measures to enforce North Korea sanctions

Hong Kong needs to tighten measures to enforce North Korea sanctions However, a 2014 government-funded survey found that only 13% of South Koreans perceived North Korea as a negative influence while 58% of South Koreans believed that they should cooperate with North Korea for development and progress. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump's administration slapped new sanctions on North Korean financial and business networks in China and Russian Federation as well as... [Full Article...]

Sessions Puts Pressure On Sanctuary Cities

Sessions Puts Pressure On Sanctuary Cities After the DOJ first threatened the funds last November , Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said the city expected a letter from the DOJ and made plans to secure funding for the community justice center. Schaaf said she was joining other mayors in boycotting a White House meeting with President Donald Trump scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. If, as some fear, the order would threate... [Full Article...]

The Fall's Mark E. Smith has died, aged 60

The Fall's Mark E. Smith has died, aged 60 On his death, the BBC wrote of the irascible, often autocratic band leader, who shuffled through members as some would tissues, "There has never been anyone quite like Mark E. Broadcaster Lauren Laverne added: "Oh man. Mark E Smith ". The band's critically acclaimed debut album, Live at the Witch Trials , came out in 1979, characterized by Smith snarling, slurring heavily accented singing style... [Full Article...]

Azar confirmed as HHS secretary in bipartisan vote

Azar confirmed as HHS secretary in bipartisan vote Secretary Azar's experience with hospice, referenced in his nomination hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on November 29 of previous year, will prove an invaluable asset as he leads the department whose mission is to enhance and protect the well-being of all Americans. [Full Article...]

Anti-Islam Party Politician Resigns, Converts to Islam

Anti-Islam Party Politician Resigns, Converts to Islam Wagner chose to renounce AfD even though the party in itself said that it did not have any problem with its former leader despite his conversion to Islam. The party's base consists mostly of staunch critics of Islam and immigration. "That's my private affair", he stressed, denying any pressure from the AfD to quit the party. [Full Article...]

White House: Graham-Durbin immigration bill 'dead on arrival'

White House: Graham-Durbin immigration bill 'dead on arrival' Schumer was referring to an offer he made Trump last week to authorize upward of $20 billion for a border wall, a signature campaign pledge for the President, in exchange for protecting recipients of DACA, young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. [Full Article...]

If House Declassifies Nunes Memo, President Trump Will Call for Its Release

If House Declassifies Nunes Memo, President Trump Will Call for Its Release House Intelligence is one of three congressional committees looking into the issue, along with the Senate Intelligence and Senate Judiciary Committees. A senior Democrat on Tuesday requested that all members of the House Judiciary Committee be granted access to the intelligence that the memo was based on. [Full Article...]

Trump Rejects Report FBI's Wray Threatened to Resign

Trump Rejects Report FBI's Wray Threatened to Resign The president's issues with McCabe became more relevant yesterday, when Axios reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been pressuring Wray to fire the deputy director, prompting Wray to threaten to quit. Mueller has interviewed multiple former and current Trump administration officials, and the investigation reportedly is zeroing in on whether Trump committed obstruction of justic... [Full Article...]

Myanmar 'ready' to receive Rohingyas from Bangladesh

Myanmar 'ready' to receive Rohingyas from Bangladesh Dhaka had been due to start the huge process on 23 January, after agreeing a two-year timescale with Yangon . The UN refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation blocks chemical attack probes in Syria

Russian Federation blocks chemical attack probes in Syria The commitment to the new plan, initiated by France , was made during a conference on International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons in Paris . The call came less than 24 hours after Tillerson accused Russian Federation of being responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria - a charge that draw a furious response from Moscow. [Full Article...]

CIA: North Korea moving 'ever closer' to putting U.S. at risk

CIA: North Korea moving 'ever closer' to putting U.S. at risk Pompeo also shared the agency's assessment that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeks an increasingly sophisticated nuclear capability not only for regime preservation, but for its coercive powers as well. North Korea's nuclear tests and missile development are in violation of this treaty. "Then we'll try also to talk about something that is coming up, so, for instance, preparing the presiden... [Full Article...]

Sydney train crash injured 16

Sydney train crash injured 16 Richmond is a terminus station on the Sydney Trains network. " Sydney Trains is aware of an incident involving one of our trains hitting a buffer at Richmond Station. "No patients were trapped by compression, however several patients were classified as trapped as they were unable to leave the train without assistance from paramedics", said Turner. [Full Article...]


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