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People Kim Jong Un a competent and mature leader, says Russia's Putin
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un a competent and mature leader, says Russia's Putin

Kim Jong Un has obviously won this round", Putin told a group of Russian editors and media executives in Moscow on January 11. "He has completed his strategic task: he has a nuclear weapon, he has missiles of global reach, up to [8,000 miles] which can reach nearly any point of the globe", said Putin.

People Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy
Author: 0 Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy

Quinnipiac conducted its poll surveying 1,106 American voters from January 5 to 9. Seventy-three percent of voters also believed their personal financial situation was "excellent" or "good" and 26 percent said theirs was "not so good" or "poor".

People Israel to approve hundreds of new settler homes in W. Bank
Author: 0 Israel to approve hundreds of new settler homes in W. Bank

Hospital officials said he died of his wounds after being taken to the hospital in critical condition. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman meanwhile asked officials to examine the option of retroactively legalising the Havat Gilad outpost, which is home to about 50 families.

People Trump to let states require employment for Medicaid
Author: 0 Trump to let states require employment for Medicaid

On Thursday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services, issued new guidelines for states that want some adults to work in exchange for the health insurance coverage. She cited studies that show a correlation between good health and having a job. There will of course be court challenges to this based on the premise the health care is a fundamental "right".

Author: 0 Four 7 Eleven stores in Mich. included in immigration audits

In its own statement , 7-Eleven said it was aware of the ICE raids and stressed that each franchise is run by "independent business owners" who are "solely responsible for their employees, including deciding who to hire and verifying their eligibility to work in the United States".

People Koala found dead with paws nailed to post in Australia
Author: 0 Koala found dead with paws nailed to post in Australia

A dead koala was found screwed to a wooden post in Australia , sparking outcry and prompting an investigation by animal welfare authorities. RSPCA Australia was also unable to confirm whether the koala was alive when it was so cruelly nailed to the post.

People Joe Arpaio Still Thinks Obama's Birth Certificate Was Fake
Author: 0 Joe Arpaio Still Thinks Obama's Birth Certificate Was Fake

Appearing on CNN Wednesday night, just one day after launching a campaign for Arizona's open Senate seat, Arpaio clung to the myth of "fake documents" surrounding the former president's birth. Trump consistently attacks the Justice Department for its investigation in whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to win the 2016 election.

People Myanmar army changes tack with Rohingya killings admission
Author: 0 Myanmar army changes tack with Rohingya killings admission

Until now, the military has maintained that it is carrying out legitimate counterinsurgency operations. Rights group calls for independent investigation as army acknowledges soldiers killed 10 Rohingya . Soldiers and villagers were involved in the killings of "Bengali terrorists" and legal action would be taken against them, said the statement on the Facebook page of Min Aung Hlaing, the military's commander-in-chief, quotes Al-Jazeera.

People Democrats to invite sex misconduct victims to Trump's State of the Union
Author: 0 Democrats to invite sex misconduct victims to Trump's State of the Union

Rep. Jackie Speier , D-Calif., who is working on a bipartisan bill created to strengthen sexual misconduct prevention standards in the House, told NBC News that she is encouraging women and men of both parties to join the demonstration. "This is a culture change that is sweeping the country, and Congress is embracing it", Speier said. It is unclear how many women will join the silent protest, which is likely to draw attention to the numerous accusations of sexual misconduct that have ...

People Shunning Trump, EU strongly backs Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Shunning Trump, EU strongly backs Iran nuclear deal

The U.S. government has said that expansion of Iran's missile program is against the "spirit" of nuclear deal. The next deadline is Friday. However, in October 2017, US President Donald Trump called for de-certifying the agreement, alleging Iran had committed "multiple violations", which Tehran has denied.

People Donald Trump Thinks He'd Have 'Fun' Beating Oprah In 2020
Author: 0 Donald Trump Thinks He'd Have 'Fun' Beating Oprah In 2020

From this perspective, Oprah isn't qualified to be president; neither was Trump , but we ought to ignore his Twitter foolishness and instead focus on his accomplishments. Two decades ago on CNN , Mr Trump said that if he was to ever run for president , he would choose Ms Winfrey as his running mate. He has also been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct, though he has vehemently denied the allegations.

People Dossier author feared Donald Trump was being blackmailed
Author: 0 Dossier author feared Donald Trump was being blackmailed

Increasingly, the Democrats and Republicans on the committee are going in different directions - with Grassley moving to investigate matters involving Clinton when she was secretary of state and Feinstein concentrating on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

People Real Madrid held at home but make Copa del Rey quarters
Author: 0 Real Madrid held at home but make Copa del Rey quarters

Madrid have fallen 16 points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona after winning nine of 17 league games. "I say to myself, "if I've got 10 days left here, then I'm going to live those 10 days to the max; if it's six months, I'll live those six months to the max".

People Family Of Amy 'Dolly' Everett Shares Her Heartbreaking Final Drawing
Author: 0 Family Of Amy 'Dolly' Everett Shares Her Heartbreaking Final Drawing

Adding, 'However, unfortunately, Dolly will never know the great pain and emptiness left behind'. Then, he had a message for the bullies who tormented his daughter. But he spoke to the best of all those who supported his family after the death of his daughter. We need to make sure that anyone in crisis knows there is always someone to talk to.

People United States advises citizens against visiting Pakistan in new travel advisory
Author: 0 United States advises citizens against visiting Pakistan in new travel advisory

The State Department is overhauling its travel warning system for Americans abroad for the first time in years in an effort to streamline information on threats overseas and present it in a clearer, more direct fashion, it said. USA government employees are prohibited from traveling to the entire state, including Acapulco. The advisory said in northeastern states, incidents of violence by ethnic insurgent groups.

People Body of missing UPenn student found in California, investigated as homicide
Author: 0 Body of missing UPenn student found in California, investigated as homicide

About 25 sheriff's deputies searched for Bernstein in the adjacent Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the department had said. "He didn't have anything with him", Donna told reporters. She also said Bernstein "loved the written word and columns for the student newspaper The Daily Pennsylvanian.

People Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled
Author: 0 Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled

The Commercial Appeal reported Monday that The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, Texas, placed Pastor Larry Cotton on leave due to his connection with allegations made by Woodson against Savage. She has reportedly filed a report to local law enforcement about the incident. She alleged that the sexual assault happened in 1998, when then-college student Savage was a staff at Woodlands Parkway Baptist Church in Texas.

People Weiner and Abedin Appear to Salvage Scandal-plagued Marriage
Author: 0 Weiner and Abedin Appear to Salvage Scandal-plagued Marriage

Abedin, a top Hillary Clinton aide, filed for divorce last May after her estranged husband pleaded guilty . It reportedly has been marked "discontinued" by a Manhattan Supreme Court judge . "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband". In a statement to the New York Daily News , Abedin's attorney said that's what's happening, for the sake of their 6-year-old son.

People Canada increasingly believes Trump will withdraw from NAFTA, sources say
Author: 0 Canada increasingly believes Trump will withdraw from NAFTA, sources say

Despite those preparations for a possible pullout, Canada will stay at the negotiation table even if Trump makes that call, those sources said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. General Motors Co GM.N shares fell 2.4 percent. Trucks built there could be subject to a 25 percent tariff if the US exits NAFTA. But at the same time, Canada and Mexico have rejected most of the USA proposals for NAFTA reforms, Reuters said.

People Issa the second GOP congressman in 2 days to announce retirement
Author: 0 Issa the second GOP congressman in 2 days to announce retirement

Issa's decision makes him the 30th Republican House member to not seek re-election this year, a number that has steadily grown in the last several months. Representative Steve Stivers of OH, the chairman of the Republican campaign arm, predicted that a contentious Democratic primary would leave the eventual nominee "black and blue, and broke".

People Weather Outlook: Snow, ice may create travel issues this weekend
Author: 0 Weather Outlook: Snow, ice may create travel issues this weekend

Winds will also increase through those regions, potentially producing blizzard conditions in parts of the Dakotas, Nebraska, western Iowa and Minnesota. Flood watches have been issued for all of western NY except Allegany County through late Friday night, the weather service said. We're keeping up with the latest on the winter weather threat for Friday and Friday night here; just before 2:30 PM Wednesday , the first Winter Storm Watch was posted in Tennessee .

People Trump Denies Collusion But Doesn't Commit to Mueller Interview
Author: 0 Trump Denies Collusion But Doesn't Commit to Mueller Interview

The 71-year-old president has strenuously denied that his campaign worked with Russian Federation to undermine the campaign of Trump's rival Hillary Clinton. Trump also repeated that the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA election is a "Witch Hunt" and says "Republicans should finally take control!" "When they have no collusion, and nobody has found any collusion, at any level, it seems unlikely that you'd even have an interview".

People Ritz hotel robbery: Armed thieves steal jewellery worth millions in Paris
Author: 0 Ritz hotel robbery: Armed thieves steal jewellery worth millions in Paris

Three of the robbers were arrested but police are still hunting for two suspects who managed to flee the five star hotel, situated on the Place Vendôme, on mopeds. Terrified guests at the hotel were left fearing for their lives as the attackers destroyed display cases inside a posh jewellery store at the hotel before making off with the stash.

People Vermont Is About to Become the Ninth State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Author: 0 Vermont Is About to Become the Ninth State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Last spring, the Legislature passed a similar bill , but Scott vetoed it because the Republican thought it didn't do enough to protect children from marijuana and enhance highway safety. Paul LePage vetoed the original effort. To date, eight states - including California, Colorado and Nevada - have legalized recreational marijuana, but have done so through voter-approved ballot measures.

People Trump Tower fire: 2 injured after blaze erupts in heating system
Author: 0 Trump Tower fire: 2 injured after blaze erupts in heating system

A New York Fire Department spokesperson explained: "We had one minor injury to a firefighter - some debris fell on him". 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.

People 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court re-opens investigation into 186 cases
Author: 0 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court re-opens investigation into 186 cases

The earlier SIT had examined 293 cases. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra along with Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar passed the order in a plea seeking reopening and re-investigating the anti-sikh riots cases. The SIT is headed by Pramod Asthana, an IPS officer of 1986 batch, and has Rakesh Kapoor, a retired district and sessions judge, and Kumar Gyanesh, an additional deputy commissioner of Delhi Police, as its members.

People Trump rips 'Sneaky Dianne Feinstein' for releasing testimony about Russian Federation dossier
Author: 0 Trump rips 'Sneaky Dianne Feinstein' for releasing testimony about Russian Federation dossier

Ms. Feinstein, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the testimony of Glenn Simpson , Fusion GPS co-founder, on Tuesday to prove there was no political motivation behind the inquiry into Mr. "The innuendo and misinformation circulating about the transcript are part of a deeply troubling effort to undermine the investigation into potential collusion and obstruction of justice", Feinstein continued.

People Magnitude 7.6 quake hits north of Honduras, triggers tsunami warning
Author: 0 Magnitude 7.6 quake hits north of Honduras, triggers tsunami warning

The natural disaster on Wednesday was felt across northern Central America, briefly prompting a tsunami warning in Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands. One person said, "It felt like a bulldozer was driving past". Tsunami sirens were heard going off along the coast of Belize shortly after the magnitude 7.6 quake hit northeast of Honduras.

People Oprah Should Run for President - Even if Only to Spite Trump
Author: 0 Oprah Should Run for President - Even if Only to Spite Trump

Barack Obama jumped on the list of White House hopefuls the instant he finished his soaring 2004 Democratic convention speech - while still a candidate for a Senate seat from IL. The idea of bumper stickers reading " Oprah 2020" may be a liberal fantasy, but some Democratic Party activists are chattering about a Winfrey for president campaign anyway.

People Weather: Freezing rain possible
Author: 0 Weather: Freezing rain possible

South winds will gust between 15-30 miles per hour. Thursday , rain and freezing rain is likely, possibly mixed with snow before 11 a.m., then snow is likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11 a.m. Wind chills at the Billings Logan International Airport had dropped into the low single digits by 6:30 a.m. The greatest potential of significant snow accumulations appears to be roughly southeast of a line from Litchfield to Logansport, Indiana Friday night into Saturday evening.