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People Garbage won't pile up during this government shutdown
Author: 0 Garbage won't pile up during this government shutdown

An official government estimate said it shaved 0.3% percentage points off of the nation's gross domestic product that quarter, the broad measure of overall economic activity. And what about the National Parks, monuments, and Smithsonian museums? TAXES: The Internal Revenue Service furloughed 90 percent of its staff in 2013, the liberal Center for American Progress said.

People India's ICBM 'AGNI-V' To Undergo Another Pre-Induction Test This Year
Author: 0 India's ICBM 'AGNI-V' To Undergo Another Pre-Induction Test This Year

The sophisticated missile traveled for 19 minutes and covered 4,900 km. The missile was tested from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha state, according to the Economic Times . For decades, New Delhi has been honing its space launch and ballistic missile capability. Still, the Agni-V has not yet officially rotated into the menagerie of missiles in the employ of India's Strategic Forces Command, which manages the country's nuclear weapons stockpile.

People Version 3 of Trump Travel Ban Faces Supreme Court Review
Author: 0 Version 3 of Trump Travel Ban Faces Supreme Court Review

In December, in a sign that the Supreme Court may be more receptive to upholding the September order, the court allowed it to go into effect as the case moved forward. The ban places varying levels of restrictions on foreign nationals from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Somalia and Yemen .

People It's genuinely not too late to cancel Brexit, EU says
Author: 0 It's genuinely not too late to cancel Brexit, EU says

Mr Henkel said: "The fact that Juncker has explicitly shared our opinion in the Parliament that the withdrawal of Great Britain from the European Union is a lose-lose situation shows that awareness has now come to Brussels that the other 27 European Union countries will also suffer due to Brexit".

People 6 films that were banned in Lebanon because of links to Israel
Author: 0 6 films that were banned in Lebanon because of links to Israel

Lebanon technically is officially at war with Israel and bans Israeli products. The film, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, tells the story of the Washington Post's efforts to publish the Pentagon Papers , classified documents that revealed the failures of the US war in Vietnam.

People ICE preparing to arrest 1500 undocumented people in Northern California
Author: 0 ICE preparing to arrest 1500 undocumented people in Northern California

Sheriffs from 17 Florida counties have signed onto a new partnership with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that will allow them to keep illegal aliens in jail longer to give ICE officers a chance to pick them up. According to the SFGate report , ICE authorities will be targeting the sanctuary state in a few weeks. The news conference will take place at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday afternoon.

People Larry Nassar Begs Judge to Stop Witness Statements ... 'Mental Health' Concerns
Author: 0 Larry Nassar Begs Judge to Stop Witness Statements ... 'Mental Health' Concerns

Today in court, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina says Nassar sent a six-page letter saying he was anxious about his ability to face the victims, also accusing the judge of turning the case into a media circus. "You need to talk about these issues with a therapist", she said, referring to a letter he wrote complaining about his own mental state and his ability to handle the continued victim impact statements.

People Facebook expands probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in European Union referendum
Author: 0 Facebook expands probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in European Union referendum

Facebook will expand its investigation into whether Russian agents attempted to influence the Brexit vote. The request was part of an inquiry the committee is conducting on fake news. "In limiting their investigation to just the Internet Research Agency, Facebook missed that it is only one troll farm which 'has existed within a larger disinformation ecosystem in St.

People Facebook selfie helps Canadian Police to crack a murder case
Author: 0 Facebook selfie helps Canadian Police to crack a murder case

Police arrested Antoine after they found a Facebook selfie that showed her wearing the belt used to strangle her friend. Gargol was strangled to death and she was found "unresponsive" by the side of a road, said CBC News. Antoine said she and Gargol were best friends and were out drinking when they got into an argument, the CBC reported. She will now serve seven years in prison.

People Extension sought to state of emergency powers in Turkey
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More immediate, Tillerson called for Russian Federation to continue working with the USA on a "de-escalation" area in southwest Syria and stick to commitments to a United Nations -led peace process. The United States now has about 2,000 troops in Syria as part of the war against the ISIS, which has been decimated in both Syria and Iraq by the US and its allies on the ground, including Syrian Kurds.

People Walmart Offers Customers a Safe Way to Dispose of Opioids at Home
Author: 0 Walmart Offers Customers a Safe Way to Dispose of Opioids at Home

Those with refillable opioid prescriptions will get a free sachet every six months, and customers can request a free packet at any time. Repeated tests have been unable to extract opioids from the resultant solid after the powder is mixed with the drugs, DisposeRX's CEO John Holaday said.

People Ford confirms 520kW GT500 Mustang
Author: 0 Ford confirms 520kW GT500 Mustang

However, it is unclear as to what specific V8 will power the new GT500. The high-performance version of the Mustang, the GT500 nameplate was last seen in 2015, being replaced with the GT350. Ford honed its handling craft on the GT350 and GT350R, so we fully expect the 2019 GT500 to have suspension and brakes that are perfectly matched the 700-plus horsepower V8 making it a road course superstar and a suitable quarter-miler.

People SEC is right in closing Rappler - USPRCP advocate
Author: 0 SEC is right in closing Rappler - USPRCP advocate

Hheli Kiline, the HRW Asia deputy chief, warned of a "chilling effect if President Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte would "succeed in silencing Rappler ". Rappler said its filings to the SEC in 2015 made it clear that foreigners had invested in some of its Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs ), but did not own any shares.

People Bannon Subpoenaed To Appear Before Mueller Grand Jury
Author: 0 Bannon Subpoenaed To Appear Before Mueller Grand Jury

This much publicised book offers a personality driven roller coaster ride through the first year of the Trump presidency. Following the release of 'Fire and Fury , ' the president tweeted that Bannon had 'lost his mind, ' which included numerous disparaging quotes from Bannon about the Trump family, the president tweeted that Bannon had 'lost his mind'.

Author: 0 N. Korean orchestra to play during Olympics in South

The North's delegates at yesterday's meeting included Hyon Song-Wol, the leader of Pyongyang's famed all-female Moranbong music band, raising expectations the band would perform in the South. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who advocates dialogue with the North but remains critical of Pyongyang's weapons drive, said last week he was willing to have a summit with Kim "under the right conditions", but added that "certain outcomes must be guaranteed".

People Togadia 'missing': Special team to look for him
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Before leaving, Togadia told the security staff the he will be back within 30 minutes. But on humanitarian grounds, we sympathise with him when he says there is a plot to kill him". "It (Togadia's apprehension) is just a figment of imagination", Bhatt said. Alleging that the Sola police helped the Rajasthan Police arrest the VHP's worldwide acting president from Paldi area in Ahmedabad , the workers demanded to know his whereabouts.

People Iran declares public mourning for tanker victims
Author: 0 Iran declares public mourning for tanker victims

Strong winds had pushed it away from the Chinese coast, where the incident happened, and into Japan's exclusive economic zone. Before the tanker sank, the SOA said the impact of the oil spill might be limited because light crude evaporated quicker than other forms of oil.

People Torture investigation launched after 13 believed held captive in California home
Author: 0 Torture investigation launched after 13 believed held captive in California home

Pictured above: Louise Anna Turpin and her husband David Allen Turpin . It was not immediately clear if the suspects had attorneys or whether they had entered a plea. At that time , David Turpin worked as an engineer at Northrop Grumman. Photos posted on Facebook between 2010 and 2012 show that the couple took their children to Disneyland on at least two separate occasions.

People Police ID suspect in 4 South Carolina officers' wounding
Author: 0 Police ID suspect in 4 South Carolina officers' wounding

Before authorities arrived on scene, the suspect ran away from the scene. State police have released the name of a suspect in the wounding of four law enforcement officers in SC. Shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, deputies say McCall "fired shots ", ultimately striking K-9 handler Sgt. McCall was shot during the incident, taken into custody and brough to a nearby hospital, officials said.

People Current immigration system jeopardises USA security: WH
Author: 0 Current immigration system jeopardises USA security: WH

Mr. Nielsen also said "other congressmen" in the meeting used tough language when they were negotiating with Mr. Trump , though she did not name them. He asked why nations such as Norway did not immigrate here. A Customs and Border Protection officer watches from inside the terminal during a protest January 29, 2017, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after new immigration policies announced by President Donald Trump .

People Abbas says Israel 'killed' Oslo Accords
Author: 0 Abbas says Israel 'killed' Oslo Accords

Abbas said the Palestinians will not accept the U.S.as a sole broker, and believe a deal can only be reached if there are multiple parties, such as with the worldwide nuclear deal between six global powers and Iran. "On the phone? On television?" Trump has responded by threatening to cut aid and to reduce US payments to the U.N.'s Palestinian refugee agency. Ashraf al-Ajrami, a senior Palestinian official, said there may be a decision to add a caveat that it will continue only if Palestinian ...

People Russian Federation condemns Trump's threats to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Russian Federation condemns Trump's threats to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

His remarks came a few days after US President Donald Trump warned that Washington will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal unless the European Union fails to fix the agreement's "disastrous flaws". Trump has repeatedly threatened to tear up what he has described as "the worst deal ever negotiated". A series of demonstrations over the economy, which also turned against Iran's Islamic establishment, broke out in almost 80 cities nationwide the first week of the year, spreading very ...

People Exemption granted for girl, 11, to use medical marijuana at Schaumburg school
Author: 0 Exemption granted for girl, 11, to use medical marijuana at Schaumburg school

The child suffers from seizures following a battle with leukemia. "Her brain used to be like in a cloud", Maureen Surin, the girl's mother, told media. And the foot patch is apparently an integral part of her treatment. "And now she can think clearer and she's more alert". Superintendent Andy DuRoss says School District 54 will abide by the law.

People Insane photos show vehicle that crashed into second story window
Author: 0 Insane photos show vehicle that crashed into second story window

The accident which took place at about 5:25 am in the morning terrified the guests of the motel which is right next to the dental office. The vehicle was later removed by the Orange County fire officials with the help of Los Angeles County Urban Search & Rescue team.

People More snow in store for Minneapolis and St. Paul
Author: 0 More snow in store for Minneapolis and St. Paul

Some intrigue remains for Tuesday, with the possibility of some snow Tuesday night. There are still some details that need to be figured out. but at this point, there appears to be a chance for some light snow accumulation Monday night into early Tuesday.

People Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

A senior Turkish official said the US's training of the new "Border Security Force" was the reason for Ankara's summoning of Washington's charge d'affaires on Wednesday last week. "More Arabs will serve in the areas along the Euphrates River Valley and along the border with Iraq to the south". Erdogan said Saturday that any venture in the region "has no chance of success" if Turkey has no consent in it, referring to the PYD/PKK terror group's effort to settle in Syria's northern regions ...

People Canada schoolgirl attacked over hijab
Author: 0 Canada schoolgirl attacked over hijab

Khawlah said she felt the man behind her while she was walking to school with her younger brother, Mohammad Zakariyya, and turned around and saw him holding scissors. "In the meantime, we're offering supports to the impacted student and her family", said Bird. Noman's mother, Saima Samad, was in tears as she described rushing to the school and hugging her daughter.

People Saudi women allowed to attend football match for first time
Author: 0 Saudi women allowed to attend football match for first time

Saudi Arabia has allowed female football fans into a stadium in the western city of Jiddah, marking the first time Saudi women were able to watch a game in person. "I am proud and extremely happy for this development and for the kingdom's moves to catch up with civilised measures adopted by many countries", she said.

People Pirates trade Gerrit Cole to Houston
Author: 0 Pirates trade Gerrit Cole to Houston

The past two seasons A.J. Schugel has been an overlooked and undervalued member of the Pirate bullpen. Feliz has pitched in 98 games over the course of the past three seasons for the Astros and has accumulated a 5.13 ERA. Musgrove, Moran and Feliz have already appeared in the major leagues and should contribute in Pittsburgh nearly immediately. He joins a rotation fronted by former Cy Young Award winners Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander .

People Palestinians: 2 teens killed in clashes with Israeli army
Author: 0 Palestinians: 2 teens killed in clashes with Israeli army

The current wave of Palestinian protests was sparked by US President Donald Trump's decision in early December to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Israeli defence ministry claimed that a year ago the PA paid more than 550 million shekels ($160 million) to Palestinian prisoners, freed prisoners and their families, as well as 687 million shekels ($190 million) to the families of Palestinians killed or wounded by Israel.

People Miller slams CNN for 'low journalistic standards' during Fox interview
Author: 0 Miller slams CNN for 'low journalistic standards' during Fox interview

Mr Miller appeared on CNN's State of the Union to answer questions about Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , a controversial new account of the Trump presidency by journalist Michael Wolff. Miller, during his CNN appearance, praised Trump as "a self-made billionaire who revolutionized reality TV and who has changed the course of our politics".