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World Media Israeli president invites Trump to Israel
Author: 0 Israeli president invites Trump to Israel

During the campaign and after winning the election, Trump has vowed to be a very strong friend and ally to Israel during his presidency. Although Israel's hard-line rightists lead the argument to move the embassy, we should not allow Trump to rally religious sentiments in the Arab world against both Israel and United States by moving our embassy to Jerusalem - a city holy to all faiths, but especially holy to an Arab world that is looking for a means to unite around an anti-Western sentiment.

World Media Jackie Evancho sings National Anthem at Trump Inauguration
Author: 0 Jackie Evancho sings National Anthem at Trump Inauguration

Users took to Twitter to compliment Evancho not only on a well-delivered performance but also on her unique coat. The 16-year-old America's Got Talent alum was pictured on stage practicing the anthem outside the U.S. Her team was reportedly very concerned, wanting to preserve her voice for the inauguration on Friday. "So I don't let that stand in between an honor to perform for the country".

World Media Turkish MPs hurt in brawl over constitution reform
Author: 0 Turkish MPs hurt in brawl over constitution reform

Providing it garners the support of at least 330 deputies in the 550-member assembly in the remaining votes, the legislation will go to a referendum, expected in the spring. With the reforms, the president will be allowed to retain ties to a political party, potentially allowing Erdogan to resume his leadership of the AK Party, in a move that opposition parties say will abolish any chance of impartiality.

World Media I am so behind you — Trump tells Central Intelligence Agency
Author: 0 I am so behind you — Trump tells Central Intelligence Agency

Trump wrongly said the crowd had stretched all the way to the Washington Monument in the middle of the National Mall. Trump's crowd was plainly well short of that. That drew an unusual public rebuke from outgoing CIA Director John Brennan and raised fears about the impact that sagging morale at the agencies could have on USA security.

World Media London LGBTQ Group Drops Banner In Protest Of Trump's Inauguration
Author: 0 London LGBTQ Group Drops Banner In Protest Of Trump's Inauguration

Campaigners in Edinburgh have joined hundreds across the world to protest against Donald Trump's inauguration. Protests against Donald Trump have taken place across Scotland to oppose his presidency. Other demonstrations took place in Brighton, Oxford, Glasgow, Leeds and elsewhere. The demonstration has spread as far as Australia, the U.S. and Norway.

Author: 0 IS in new demolitions at Syria's Palmyra

Satellite imagery shows the Islamic State militants appear to have destroyed large parts of the amphitheater's facade and structures on the stage. The United Nations has released aerial pictures showing fresh destruction, reportedly caused by so-called Islamic State, at the ancient Palymyra site.

Author: 0 Anti-Trump Protesters Pepper Sprayed in Washington DC

At least 65 Congressional Democrats have made a decision to boycott Trump's inauguration, and at least 14 of those are from the deep blue state of California. Police used chemical spray on some protesters in an effort to control the unruly crowd. The demonstrations won't end when Trump takes up residence in the White House.

World Media Facebook partially blocks Russian news outlet RT but then lifts ban
Author: 0 Facebook partially blocks Russian news outlet RT but then lifts ban

The Facebook suspension, initially set to last about three days, was triggered by a dispute over the rights to the live stream RT used to broadcast President Obama's last press conference. Even RT's own editor-in-chief, Margarita Simonyan, has politicized the Facebook suspension by suggesting the US federal government is behind the ban.

World Media Manafort part of intelligence review of intercepted Russian communications
Author: 0 Manafort part of intelligence review of intercepted Russian communications

Page dismissed the latest report as a smear campaign orchestrated by Clinton allies. The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, CIA and the National Security Agency, which intercepts phone calls, emails and other electronic communications of foreigners overseas, are also involved in the probe, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because it is an ongoing matter.

Author: 0 Five questions on a US-China trade war

No US president has spoken directly to a Taiwanese leader ever since former president Jimmy Carter announced full diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China in 1979 and ended relations with Taiwan. But on the eve of Trump's swearing in, China's government and state-run media struck a conciliatory tone with the man about to become the United States' 45th president.

World Media Kharge dissent note: Panel overlooked more competent CBI chief candidate
Author: 0 Kharge dissent note: Panel overlooked more competent CBI chief candidate

Verma's appointment has been approved for a two-year time period. 59-year-old Verma, a 1979 batch IPS officer of the AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory) cadre, belongs to Delhi. A list of about 45 eligible IPS officers was sent to the Prime Minister's Office for consideration as the next CBI director. Kharge said Verma had no experience in the CBI and anti-corruption investigations, except for 18 months in the state vigilance.

Author: 0 Brexit: Back Article 50, Corbyn to tell Labour MPs

May repeated her desire for Britain to negotiate a free trade agreement with the EU which offers the "best possible access" for both United Kingdom and European businesses. Mr Corbyn, highlighting the unanswered question, noted: "The question was would we have to pay for access to the market or not?" "One of the key principles, key objectives, is that we negotiate a free trade agreement with the European Union that gives us the widest possible access for trading with and operating within the ...

Author: 0 Kashmiri Pandits | J&K assembly passes resolution for their return

According to Indian government, over 60,000 families are registered as Kashmiri migrants including some Sikh and Muslim families. Meanwhile, various Kashmiri Pandit organisations here observed holocaust day to commemorate their exodus from their native places in the Valley.

Author: 0 Rick Perry tells Al Franken during confirmation hearing

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry said he regrets ever suggesting the US Department of Energy should be abolished and reversed his position on the existence of climate change . Perry earned a bachelor's degree in animal science from Texas A&M University, where he was also a member of the Corps of Cadets and a Yell Leader. Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson also led the department in the 1990s, under then president Bill Clinton , after serving as ambassador to the United Nations.

Author: 0 Mother of 6-year-old killed by dogs speaks about the attack

Six-year-old Logan Braatz was killed and two other children injured, one critically, when dogs attacked them on their way to school in southwest Atlanta on January 17. The third child was treated and released from a hospital, police said. Another neighbor, Shamonte Clayton, was able to run the other dog off - at one point pointing a gun at the dog to get it to leave.

Author: 0 Lowe's to lay off 2400 full-time workers

The majority of the lay offs are at the store level, while other affected positions are at distribution centers, contact centers and at the company's corporate office in Mooresville. It's also eliminating 10% of the vice presidents in its corporate office. "I recognize that change is never easy, but I'm confident that if we focus our organizational talent and investments on our omni-channel strategy, we'll deliver a better customer experience".

Author: 0 67 killed in Mali vehicle bomb attack

The camp is very close to Gao airport, a key transport hub which was closed briefly in late November following an attack blamed on jihadists. At least 35 people were killed and dozens more were injured, according to state media. Taureg separatists took advantage of a 2012 military coup in Mali to briefly seize control of the north before al-Qaida-linked militants drove them out.

Author: 0 Russia, Turkey Hold First Joint Operation in Syria's Al-Bab

The U.S. -led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to move the fight against Islamic State into the city of Raqqa, U.S. A total of 36 facilities have been targeted, and drones and satellites conducted an additional reconnaissance of the targets over the past two days, said Rudskoy, adding that the joint operation was "highly successful".

World Media Joe Biden tells Davos: Russia 'trying to collapse' liberal order
Author: 0 Joe Biden tells Davos: Russia 'trying to collapse' liberal order

The Congress Hall where Biden was making his last major foreign policy address will be a sizeable one, with 1,448 seats- an appropriate farewell to the Vice President who has been serving for the past - years. Biden sprung into an evaluation of the modern-day industrial revolution, and how modern economics has been so greatly influenced by developments in technology and vice-versa.

Author: 0 Super Mario Runs to Android (Sometime) in March

The classic, phenomenal game can now be enjoyed by Android users. but they have to wait until March. On Twitter , Nintendo confirmed the month for the Android Super Mario Run release date, but no specific date. The outlet points out that " Super Mario Run " has a simple interface and would relatively be quick when porting it from iOS to Android . With that, Android users who long for the game have been awaiting its arrival on the said platform.

Author: 0 Abortion Rates Falling Across the United States

Latest data are from 2014 and show that the rates of abortion have nearly steadily declined since 1981, when the rate was 29.3 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age (15 to 44). In 2012, there were 41 facilities offering abortions in Texas, but by 2014, that number had fallen to 21. But anti-abortion rights groups like Americans United for Life said closing abortion clinics and new laws requiring women to get ultrasounds are having a "real, measurable impact on abortion".

World Media Storms, showers in the forecast, but maybe some sun this weekend
Author: 0 Storms, showers in the forecast, but maybe some sun this weekend

High near 73. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Southeast wind around 6 miles per hour. The chance of rain will hang around into Wednesday before clearing out Wednesday night . Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

Author: 0 Student wounds 4 before shooting self

State security spokesman Aldo Fasci said the boy's classmates didn't believe him and apparently did not report it. Pictures taken inside the high school classroom where the shooting occurred that circulated on social media appear to show both students dead, but Fasci Zuazua said the victims "have vital signs but are in extremely grave" condition.

World Media Taiwan urges United States support in maintaining cross-strait peace
Author: 0 Taiwan urges United States support in maintaining cross-strait peace

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday the request had been passed to Trump's transition team and to the current administration of Barack Obama . Commenting on protests made by Beijing over Taiwan sending representatives to attend Trump's inauguration, Chiu said that participation is a show of friendship between Taiwan and the United States and that China had nothing to gain from trying to limit Taiwan's normal exchanges and interactions with the United States.

World Media Iran Against US Presence At Syria Peace Talks In Astana
Author: 0 Iran Against US Presence At Syria Peace Talks In Astana

As such, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in Moscow that the first order of business if the conference is to be convened is to "consolidate the fragile ceasefire in Syria". US President-elect Donald Trump s transition team has been invited but has not yet officially responded. Asked why the United States and Saudi Arabia had no direct role in the talks, Rouhani said: "Some countries are not attending the talks, and their role was destructive".

World Media OIC states to send high-level team to Myanmar over Rakhine conflict
Author: 0 OIC states to send high-level team to Myanmar over Rakhine conflict

Having deliberated on the situation of the Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar, the Meeting decided on the following: To request the Secretary General to coordinate with the Government of Myanmar for a high level delegation from the OIC Contact Group to visit Rakhine State to meet with local officials and the affected Rohingya Muslim Minority.

World Media Puerto Rican nationalist Lopez's sentence cut
Author: 0 Puerto Rican nationalist Lopez's sentence cut

After years of living underground, Lopez Rivera was arrested in 1981 and charged with "seditious conspiracy" for his role in a variety of FALN activities, including bombings and armed robberies. Congressman Luis Gutierrez and attorney Jan Susler, who have fought tirelessly for their release, reported the news to Claridad , the newspaper of Puerto Rico's independence.

World Media Researchers find '123456' to be the most common password of 2016
Author: 0 Researchers find '123456' to be the most common password of 2016

The top 25 passwords used previous year made up more than half of the 10 million passwords analyzed. And believe it or not, people are still using "password" as their password. To boil things down, users better not use any generic passwords such as "123456", "123456789", and " qwerty " if they want to stay safe online. IT administrators and website operators must do the job for them.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin thinks Russian prostitutes are "undoubtedly the best in the world"

Putin went on to repeat Russia's denial that it was involved in monitoring Trump during a past business trip. He dismissed as a hoax a privately-prepared intelligence dossier that claimed Russian intelligence agencies had compromising material on Trump, including candid video shot at a Moscow hotel when he was there in 2013 for the filming of the Miss Universe pageant.

Author: 0 German court rejects far-right party ban

However, the story was bungled by magazine Der Spiegel which reported online that the NPD had been banned, having to make a quick apology when it realized its error . Officials said that the party violated the German Constitution and were keen to cut off NPD's state funding, to which all political parties are entitled.

Author: 0 Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Files Defamation Suit Against President-Elect

The suit goes on to claim Trump used his platform as a presidential candidate to denigrate and verbally attack Zervos and other accusers. Republican operative Cheri Jacobus filed a similar defamation lawsuit against the incoming president alleging he made statements against her that damaged her career.

Author: 0 MH370: Australia, Malaysia and China say search for Malaysia Airline flight suspended

For most of the search in the southern Indian Ocean four vessels were employed, although bad weather has been a near constant challenge. The announcement by a team of searchers that they were ending the comb for the ill-fated MH370 jetliner brought to an end an enduring three-year search, leaving relatives of the passengers of the jet with nothing but the only possible assurance of death of their relatives.