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Indonesian president arrives in Pakistan on 2-day visit


Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who arrives in Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon, will visit the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar on Sunday. Cabinet members, including foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, industries minister Amir Hossain Amu, and secretaries concerned to the president's House, dean of the diplomatic corps, the chiefs of the three services, the inspector general of police (IGP), were ... Read More »

Princess Eugenie Set to Marry Long-term Boyfriend Jack Brooksbank


Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank may need to hold off on sending their save the dates. "Her Royal Highness and Mr Brooksbank became engaged in Nicaragua earlier this month", the palace said in a statement. If the 27-year-old decides to wear a tiara that has a similar connection with her engagement ring - which was inspired by her mother Sarah, Duchess of York's design - she might opt for the tiara her mother wore when she Wednesday Eugenie's father Prince Andrew in1986. Read More »

Jim Mattis wants to keep pressure on North Korea


Last year, North Korea ramped up missile-testing and conducted its most powerful test of a nuclear weapon to date. For Choe, as long as the U.S. U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis stressed diplomacy as the way to deal with the North Korean crisis on Friday during talks with his South Korean counterpart in Hawaii, a day after Seoul's top diplomat said a military solution would be unacceptable. Read More »

Saudi billionaire Prince bin Talal released from detention


There are just some discussions between me and the government", the 62-year-old prince said in an exclusive, televised interview with Reuters . "I believe we are on the verge of finishing everything within days", he told Reuters . "So I'd like to stay here until this thing is over completely and get out and life goes on". In recent days there have been signs the purge is winding down. Read More »

United Kingdom ministers pledge business as usual with European Union during Brexit transition

European Union diplomats said the plan is to meet in Brussels every two weeks in contrast to the roughly monthly round of negotiations held in the first phase of the process past year. He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Anyone who uses the word 'timid" about this Prime Minister is absolutely wrong. Prime Minister Theresa May appears ready to accept that, assuring disappointed Brexit supporters who say it will turn Britain into a "vassal state" that it is just for a short time. Read More »

U.S. shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other


Instead of waiting until 1AM, when McConnell could have held the vote without Schumer's agreement, McConnell postponed the vote until Monday at noon. After special weekend sessions of Congress which had seen bitter recriminations traded by both parties, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to address Democrat concerns over key issues such as immigration reform in a speech to the chamber late on Sunday. Read More »

Mueller's Team Has Interviewed Facebook Staff as Part of Russia Probe


A truthful headline would say that Trump considered firing Mueller; or wanted to fire Mueller; or wished he could fire Mueller. Senator Chuck Schumer of NY, the top Democrat in the Senate , said the report detailing an effort by Trump to fire Mueller in June demonstrated the urgency for Congress to act. Read More »

Charlotte crews assisting in search for 4-year-old Scotland County boy


Wednesday when he lost track of the boy. "I don't know, I just want him home". "I wished I would have stayed home yesterday", Annie told WRAL Thursday . "That got circulated on Facebook ". "We're thankful that the family has allowed us on the property for this extended period of time", Sadovnikov said . Read More »

Sessions, pressing Trump's agenda, seeks 'merit-based' immigration, end to sanctuary cities


The American people have known for more than 30 years - the American people are right about this - that our immigration system is broken. According to the DOJ head, the President is determined to build a wall along the southern border. "It doesn't just affect the victims of those crimes". Leon Fresco, who worked in the office of immigration litigation in President Barack Obama's Justice Department said he found Sessions's speech "inconsistent". Read More »

ASEAN Heads of States watch glittering R-Day Parade in Delhi


In the statement issued on Jan 4, the office holders said they were "keenly aware" that leadership succession is "a pressing issue", given that PM Lee has said he intends to step down after the next General Election. The RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the 10 Asean member states and the six countries with which Asean has FTAs - Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea. Read More »

Who Is Ronald Gasser? Joe McKnight's Killer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter


Provoked by the incident, Gasser pursued McKnight, which ended in a confrontation and a fatal shooting. Defense attorneys said Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight approached his vehicle after the confrontation. Scanlan said evidence from the autopsy doesn't support Gasser's theory that McKnight lunged at him through the passenger-side window. However, the prosecution argued that by perceiving National Football League player's driving as a challenge, Gasser escalated the incident by ... Read More »

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU


U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., will deliver the English-language response to Trump's speech next week, according to Democratic leaders. Kennedy has been an outspoken liberal voice against the Republican president. "Congressman Kennedy is a relentless fighter for working Americans", Pelosi said. The 37-year-old three-term congressman will appear on national TV following Trump's speech on January 30 to present the Democratic Party's response, according to The Boston Globe. Read More »

Trump Denies He Ordered Sack Of Russia Investigator

John Dowd, an attorney for the president, declined to comment. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Pressure from the Special Counsel has heated up in recent weeks. McGahn said he would not deliver the order to the Justice Department, according to The Times , which cites four people familiar with the request by the president. Read More »

Police say Canadian billionaire, wife 'targeted' in mysterious double-murder


Lawyer and legal analyst Ari Goldkind said it best on Twitter within minutes of the brief police press conference: "It is very, very troubling to me, that at the Sherman funeral, with over 4000 people in attendance, that the police's original theory/press conference carried live across Canada left the innuendo that the man in one of the caskets was a cold-blooded murderer". Read More »

Teens Expose Classmate to Pineapple, Face Felony Charges


The victim went to the nurse for her EpiPen and was rushed to a hospital, where she recovered. Butler Township Police are deeming the incident that happened on December 15, 2017, as an aggravated assault on the 14-year-old student at Butler Intermediate High School in Pennsylvania, according to the television station. Read More »

WWE: What! 'Deadman' Undertaker to enter Royal Rumble 2018?


On Friday, three matches were announced for Sunday's Kickoff Show. -Bobby Roode will defend the U.S. Championship in an Open Challenge match. Revival vs. You could play on the fact that the WWE Universe might be expecting Daniel Bryan to appear and wait until the 30th spot only to have Jason Jordan come out as the last entrant, disappointing everyone. Read More »

United States expands anti-Russia sanctions


The United States imposed sanctions Friday on Russian officials who supplied turbines to a power plant in annexed Crimea, as well as several "ministers" from the breakaway region in eastern Ukraine . businesses, and thus Washington demonstrates its own helplessness in the given situation. The newly imposed sanctions target Gaz-Alyans and Kaliningradnefteprodukt energy companies, as well as the Power Machines group. Read More »

Senate should change rules if shutdown stalemate continues


Democrats opposed the short-term spending bill because it did not include protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the US illegally as children and also did not address a broad array of other domestic spending priorities. "It's nearly as if you were rooting for a shutdown and now we'll have one and the blame should crash entirely on President Trump's shoulders", he said . Read More »

Lawyer: Mueller has interviewed over 20 White House employees


The report also alleges White House Counsel Donald McGahn threatened to quit unless the order was pulled back. Trump has dismissed the report as fake news . "I'm looking forward to it", Trump said, adding that his testimony would be "subject to my lawyers" and that he is open to speaking under oath . Read More »

Hospital fire, South Korea's deadliest in a decade, kills 41


Hospital director Song Byeong-cheol said the hospital did not have a sprinkler system and was not large enough to require one under South Korean law. He then went to a window and escaped down a ladder that the firefighters had placed. Survivors were carried out wrapped in blankets, and firefighters picked their way through the blackened shell of the building after the blaze was extinguished. Read More »

Trump says nearly 100pc of territory regained from IS


Trump has also pulled the United States out of the Paris agreement on climate change, a move that reinforced fears that " America First " means the USA turns inward and opts for a more isolationist approach. "The dollar is going to get stronger and stronger and ultimately I want to see a strong dollar", he said, adding that Mnuchin's comments had been misinterpreted. Read More »

Trump's refrigerator upgrade for Air Force One set to cost $24m


Replacing the plane's aging refrigerators will cost almost $ 24 million , due to equipment requirements put in place by the White House Military Office and the Air Force, Defense One reported Wednesday . "The units are unable to effectively support mission requirements for food storage". The need to custom build a system unique to Air Force One adds to the price too, as do environmental tests and necessary FAA certification. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 7 leaked, renders show Mi Mix-like design


Now, a Twitter-based tipster has revealed some new images that appear to be those of the Xiaomi Mi 6X . A recent leak about Xiaomi Mi 7 indicates that it will have a horizontal dual camera setup on the back. The Chinese smartphone company is expected to unveil the flagship Mi 7 smartphone at MWC 2018, and Redmi Note 5 sometime next month. Like before, the Mi 6X is expected to be launched as the successor of the Mi A1 in India. Read More »

Ambulance bomb kills 40, wounds 140 in Kabul attack


At least 50 of the injured were brought to a trauma hospital the group runs nearby. Mirwais Yasini, a member of parliament who was nearby during the explosion, said ambulance approached a checkpoint close the High Peace Council's office, and blew up, Reuters reported. Read More »

White House proposes path to citizenship for 1.8 million people

Trump has also argued for ending "chain" migration, the practice of allowing the extended family members of people who already have United States citizenship to immigrate. Mr Miller said the 1.8 million figure includes some 700,000 people who illegally entered the USA as children. After Trump briefly outlined some of the measures to reporters on Wednesday during an impromptu question-and-answer session, his comments sparked concern from conservatives in Congress . Read More »

Deputies: Escaped inmate caught with home-cooked food, alcohol outside jail


A federal inmate was caught sneaking back into a Beaumont prison with a duffel bag full of snacks, fruit, liquor and tobacco Thursday. The bag also contained more than 30 grams of marijuana, according to officials. There was also a federal hold on him. He was originally serving prison time for drug charges. Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy Marcus McLellan told the Beaumont Enterprise that the capture features a developing issue of stash pirated into the prison by inmates - who have ... Read More »