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People Zuma announces state capture inquiry on eve of crucial ANC meeting
Author: 0 Zuma announces state capture inquiry on eve of crucial ANC meeting

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has welcomed this move but calls for it be viewed cautiously as the details about the terms of reference and scope of the commission needs to be outlined. President Jacob Zuma has taken the wind from the sails of ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa on the eve of a much anticipated national executive committee (NEC) sitting, which was expected to determine Zuma's fate.

People Why This Original Roseanne Character Won't Be on the Reboot
Author: 0 Why This Original Roseanne Character Won't Be on the Reboot

However, times have changed, and despite Barr's history of being a lefty, she and her television counterpart are now in the Trump supporter camp. "I did not want it to overshadow the show", Barr said of her real-life politics, which recently often presented as Tweets supporting Trump.

People Rockford Police searching for a man in connection with two armed robberies
Author: 0 Rockford Police searching for a man in connection with two armed robberies

Two employees reported to police a male had entered the store, displayed a black handgun left with cash. Las Vegas police have released video footage of an armed man they said robbed a Strip casino Wednesday morning. After police were called the victims told police that there was a camera installed outside the apartment that would have caught images of all three suspects.

People India Considers Israeli Spike Missiles Deal Through G-to-G Route
Author: 0 India Considers Israeli Spike Missiles Deal Through G-to-G Route

India will purchase Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) from Israel through the so-called government to government (G to G) route because the military wants the proven weapon, and the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has no objections to the deal as long as it does not involve transfer of technology (TOT).

People Ride-sharing apps recruiting female drivers in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Ride-sharing apps recruiting female drivers in Saudi Arabia

Lina Al-Maeena, a member of Saudi Arabia's formal advisory body the Shura Council, and director of the country's first women-only basketball team, told Arab News "It's a historic game, the first in which Saudi families can enter a stadium together".

People Turkey says citizens travelling to United States face…
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The Turkish foreign ministry issued United States travel warning for its citizens. Turkey is much safer than the US, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. Turkey's travel warning came after the U.S. State Department issued a similar warning to its citizens on Thursday, urging them to reconsider travel to Turkey "due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions" under an ongoing state of emergency.

People Australians mourn death of 14-year-old cyber bullying victim
Author: 0 Australians mourn death of 14-year-old cyber bullying victim

Dolly's parents expressed gratitude for the "overwhelming response" they received to their grief and asked for time to celebrate the life of their lovely daughter. Tick Everett urged parents to talk to their children. "Dolly, you are loved and you will never be forgotten, " he wrote . Sarahah's website said the app, "helps you in discovering your strengths and areas for improvement by receiving honest feedback from your employees and your friends in a private manner".

People Paris police recover some jewels from $6m Ritz heist
Author: 0 Paris police recover some jewels from $6m Ritz heist

A masked group armed with axes, sledgehammers and guns stormed the landmark Ritz Hotel in the Chic Place Vendome in central Paris . The jewels were in a bag dropped during the raid by one of the five men who carried out the heist. It was the last place Princess Diana stayed before her fatal vehicle crash in a Paris tunnel, and hosts elite guests from around the world drawn to the refined neighborhood.

People Germany's Angela Merkel embarks on new talks to type authorities
Author: 0 Germany's Angela Merkel embarks on new talks to type authorities

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, speaking in Sofia, described the deal as a huge benefit for Europe. "I am quite satisfied", he said. Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Social Union, added that if the Social Democrats give the green light, an agreement may be reached before Easter with the current momentum.

People Demonstrators vandalise lawmakers' homes during protest against Kasur rape and murder
Author: 0 Demonstrators vandalise lawmakers' homes during protest against Kasur rape and murder

Describing his grief, her father told the BBC: "It's like the world has ended..." Zainab's brutal murder is twelth such case to occur within Kasur over the a year ago. Islamabad-Two civilians were killed and several left injured in Pakistan's Kasur district Wednesday as police opened fire to disperse an angry mob protesting a minor's murder in the city.

People Nottingham train station evacuated after large fire
Author: 0 Nottingham train station evacuated after large fire

Rail operators have advised passengers not to travel to the station. Emergency services have been called to the Nottingham station to deal with a fire. "We expect the station to remain closed and East Midlands Trains services to and from Nottingham to be disrupted throughout the rest of today, Friday 12 January".

People Trump reiterates NAFTA withdrawal threat, linking talks to Mexico wall
Author: 0 Trump reiterates NAFTA withdrawal threat, linking talks to Mexico wall

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said today it's "no secret" the U.S. could signal its intent to withdraw from the agreement, since U.S. President Donald Trump has made that publicly known even before talks began. "You get respect. When people see that you're firm, you get respect". We are fortunate to have the Americans as our neighbour and No. 1 trading partner, and we're proud of the great relationship between the two countries.

People Pence Says US Is 'Natural Ally' For Iranians Seeking Freedom
Author: 0 Pence Says US Is 'Natural Ally' For Iranians Seeking Freedom

Reformist and moderate MPs have released a statement urging the authorities to be open to criticism and to be tolerant of the right to protest , which they said was enshrined in the constitution. Iran's Foreign Ministry has responded to Trump's messages, urging him to focus on USA issues such as mass shootings, homelessness and hunger. The latest violence came despite President Hassan Rouhani's vow that the nation would deal with "rioters and lawbreakers".

People Wikileaks founder Assange is naturalised Eucadorian now
Author: 0 Wikileaks founder Assange is naturalised Eucadorian now

Assange failed to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning on allegations of rape and sexual assault and instead holed himself in the Ecuadorian embassy. She said the decision to grant citizenship to Assange had been made after careful consideration of Ecuador's obligations under its Constitution and under global law.

People Man wanted in Charlotte murder 'ambushes' police, shot dead at headquarters
Author: 0 Man wanted in Charlotte murder 'ambushes' police, shot dead at headquarters

The officer's injuries are not life threatening, police said. An officer was shot in the leg and is expected to be okay. But they did say they are still searching for Bennett. He also had a tattoo of a crown with the word "King" on his neck, in the middle of his Adam's apple. Bennett was last seen driving an older white Ford Expedition with NY license plates HUP-3071.

People Britain presses Germany for Brexit financial services deal
Author: 0 Britain presses Germany for Brexit financial services deal

Both sides need to be clear about what they want from a future relationship. London's future as Europe's premier financial hub is one of the biggest issues in Brexit talks because the sector is Britain's biggest source of corporate tax revenue.

People Unrest continues to rock Tunisia as prime minister warns of clampdown
Author: 0 Unrest continues to rock Tunisia as prime minister warns of clampdown

Around 50 policemen were reportedly wounded in the clashes and 237 arrested, according to the Interior Ministry spokesman, Khelifa Chibani. "I don't think it can lead to a new revolution, because we have still some hope that this kind of protests can start a dialogue with the government", she said.

People USA hopes Pakistan would 'turn over' terrorists, do the 'right thing'
Author: 0 USA hopes Pakistan would 'turn over' terrorists, do the 'right thing'

Pakistan first said the list contained names of 75 terrorists and entities - but not Laskar-e-Taiba's Hafiz Saeed, - and then pared it down to 20 names. He said that former army chief General Kayani had initiated counter terrorism plan and added that the current army chief General Bajwa's doctrine will bring durable peace in Pakistan.

People Vermilion Parish teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks at Abbeville rally
Author: 0 Vermilion Parish teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks at Abbeville rally

Deyshia Hargrave was taken from a school board meeting in handcuffs this week after questioning a raise given to the Vermilion Parish Schools Superintendent, despite years of stagnant wages for educators that have made it hard to retain the educators Vermilion students deserve.We #standbydeyshia! "I continue to spread the word across the state, across the country, any way I can to make sure this doesn't happen to someone else", she said.

People Californian homes swamped in killer mudslides and flooding - 13 dead
Author: 0 Californian homes swamped in killer mudslides and flooding - 13 dead

Dozens more people were rescued on the ground, including a mud-caked 14-year-old girl who was pulled from a collapsed home in Montecito where she had been trapped for hours. The road is closed from Milpas Street in Santa Barbara at the north end to the junction with State Route 126 in Ventura. Emergency officials believe at least 20 people are unaccounted for in the community.

People Donald Trump Cancels UK Trip Over Fears of Mass Protests
Author: 0 Donald Trump Cancels UK Trip Over Fears of Mass Protests

Theresa May offered Trump a full state visit, including a trip to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace, after he was first elected. May spoke to ABC News' George Stephanopoulos in September and said the visit was still planned and they were just "sorting out the logistics".

People Local Salvadoran Residents Speak Out About Losing Temporary Protected Status
Author: 0 Local Salvadoran Residents Speak Out About Losing Temporary Protected Status

Eric Taillefer, a legal aid immigration attorney in Montreal, says he anticipates a similar wave as Salvadorans lose protections in the U.S. The Trump administration says El Salvador has now rebuilt. Bush in March 2001 as a result of the devastating earthquakes that struck El Salvador in January and February of that year. Bonilla, Alvarado's sister, is heartbroken by President Donald Trump's Monday announcement.

People European Allies Urge US To Continue Backing Iran Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 European Allies Urge US To Continue Backing Iran Nuclear Deal

That "could test Tehran's willingness to abide by its side of the bargain", per AP. They said heated discussions were going on within the administration and with key Republican lawmakers. In any event, Trump's decertification announcement in October focused not on the "main goal" of forestalling Iranian nuclear activities but on broader goal that was reiterated by Mogherini on Thursday when she said the deal was "making the world safer".

People Hard Brexit risks 92000 United Kingdom science and technology jobs
Author: 0 Hard Brexit risks 92000 United Kingdom science and technology jobs

A hard, no-deal Brexit - in which the United Kingdom leaves the EU Single Market and Customs Union with no transitional deal in place - will put 92,000 jobs in the science and technology industry at risk around the United Kingdom, 11,000 of them in London, according to new analysis commissioned and published by London mayor Sadiq Khan .

People Weather Outlook: Snowfall possible Friday night
Author: 0 Weather Outlook: Snowfall possible Friday night

Then we go from rain back to SNOW late Tuesday into early Wednesday . The cold that arrives on Saturday will stick around a while (again). Friday Night: Rain. An area of low pressure will be tracking northeast of us along the front at the same time. Snowfall totals continue to look less impressive, generally less than an inch, even as the timing of a transition from rain to snow continues to look earlier in the day Friday .

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He encouraged Norway to increase its own military spending. The Paris agreement's central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping the global temperature rise in this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

People IRS needs more money to implement the new tax law
Author: 0 IRS needs more money to implement the new tax law

Some experts worry that mistakes by the IRS or employers could lead some taxpayers to underpay in 2018 and end up with too little taken out of their checks in 2018 to cover their total tax bill. Olson wrote . Funding for the IRS has fallen by about 20 percent, accounting for inflation, since 2010. It's also important to note that the increase in net pay that shows up on all 2018 paychecks won't necessarily be the same thing as the total change in a worker's tax bill for 2018.

People White House Press Secretary, CNN Reporter Battle Over Trump's TV Habits
Author: 0 White House Press Secretary, CNN Reporter Battle Over Trump's TV Habits

A regular turnover of staff in any White House administration is commonplace but the Trump era has brought in a new style of management that has been unpredictable and chaotic. Though Kelly has sought to institute discipline in an often-chaotic White House, the retired general has realized during his time in the administration that among the things he can not control is Trump's off-the-cuff Twitter account.

People Trump's history of controversial remarks about nonwhite immigrants
Author: 0 Trump's history of controversial remarks about nonwhite immigrants

Trump reportedly questioned why the US would want to admit more people from "shithole countries". Trump met this week with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Mr Trump asked, two people briefed on the meeting told the Post . "I think this guy is unfit to be president of the United States", Raoul said . "There has not been a deal reached yet", said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders .

People Despite Korean get-together drums of war still beating loud
Author: 0 Despite Korean get-together drums of war still beating loud

But there are divisions within the administration. Moreover, according to experts from the DPRK Foreign Ministry's Institute for Disarmament and Peace, the United States is not just expanding the scale of regular and irregular military exercises along North Korea's perimeter, but also introducing fundamentally new elements created to achieve specific operational goals in the event of a large-scale conflict between North Korea and the United States.

People US Ambassador to Netherlands Clashes with Dutch Reporters Over Remarks About Muslims
Author: 0 US Ambassador to Netherlands Clashes with Dutch Reporters Over Remarks About Muslims

Hoekstra, who was born in Groningen and moved to the U.S. at the age of two, is a staunch conservative who opposes gay marriage and abortion and is pro the death penalty. "We were all astonished that he didn't want to take back the comment". In late December, Hoekstra apologized for telling a Dutch journalist that he was peddling "fake news" when Hoekstra was the one caught telling untruths.