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Hillary Clinton shielded advisor accused of harassment during 2008 campaign

Hillary Clinton shielded advisor accused of harassment during 2008 campaign Hillary Clinton blocked the firing of an advisor to her 2008 campaign who was accused of sexually harassing a subordinate, the New York Times is reporting . The harasser was sacked after she approached her supervisor for a second time , but was rehired to work for the campaign in another state. His accuser was moved to a new job. [Full Article...]

Death Toll Rises To 40, Over 100 Wounded In Kabul Blast

A spokesperson from the public health ministry said several people had been killed and many wounded in the blast. Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, claimed responsibility for the attack, which sent thick, dark smoke into the sky from from the site of the explosion near the government's former Interior Ministry building. [Full Article...]

Scientists discover mummy found in church is Boris Johnson's relative

Scientists discover mummy found in church is Boris Johnson's relative We didn't know where we were going and whether we would gain anything. Anthropologist Gerhard Hotz, curator at Basel's Natural History Museum, said identifying her took two years of thorough research, having started with nearly no information on who the mummy was. [Full Article...]

Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House

Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House The fully functional " America " toilet made from 18-karat gold was exhibited at the Guggenheim previous year. For a year, the Guggenheim had exhibited " America " - the creation of contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan - in a public restroom on the museum's fifth floor for visitors to use. [Full Article...]

Rescue effort and aftermath of train derailment near Milan

Rescue effort and aftermath of train derailment near Milan At least two carriages from the middle of the train were involved in the derailment, and pictures from the scene showed them partially upturned off the rails. Only the cars in the middle of the train derailed. Italy is not a stranger to train crashes. The most serious such event took place in July 2016, when two trains collided on a single-track section of the Bari-Barletta railway between the... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes pathway to citizenship 'incentive' for 'Dreamers'

Trump pushes pathway to citizenship 'incentive' for 'Dreamers' This comes after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., withdrew his offer to fully fund President Donald Trump's long-promised wall along the Mexican border. Earlier Wednesday, South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham , one of almost two dozen senators trying to find a bipartisan immigration compromise, told Roll Call the group is merely trying to craft the best bill possible. [Full Article...]

FM: US offers Turkey to create security zone on border with Syria

FM: US offers Turkey to create security zone on border with Syria Ankara views the YPG as a major threat because of its links to Kurdish insurgents in Turkey . During a visit to London, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the United States is "concerned about the Turkish incident" in northern Syria and called on both sides to show restraint, according to a pool report supplied to the Reuters news agency. [Full Article...]

Trump OKs safeguard tariffs on imported washers

Trump OKs safeguard tariffs on imported washers Fettig said in a statement. The expected price hike of LG washing machines made outside the US will likely be no more than $50, as most of the tariff will be borne by the manufacturers and not the consumers. Trump ignored a recommendation from the ITC to exclude South Korean-produced washers from LG from the tariffs, as prior antidumping duties on these machines have been dropped. [Full Article...]

Teenager kills two in Kentucky high school shooting

Teenager kills two in Kentucky high school shooting Authorities said he will face murder and attempted murder charges. It happened in Benton, about 30 miles west of Paducah, where one of the first school shootings 20 years ago left three dead. "They was just kids running down the highway". Neshoba Central officials did not want to give us specifics on their active shooter procedures for safety reasons, but the school says they are prepared. [Full Article...]

USA to open Jerusalem embassy sooner than expected

USA to open Jerusalem embassy sooner than expected U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem January 22, 2018 . Symmetrically, in Brussels, Abbas has chosen to ask Europe's foreign ministers to recognize Palestine as a state. The European Union it seems has always had close relations with the Palestinians so Mr Abbas will be... [Full Article...]

Om Prakash Rawat to take charge as chief election commissioner

Om Prakash Rawat to take charge as chief election commissioner On the other hand, Lavasa, a 1980-batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre, will fill the sole vacancy in the three-member ECI created with Rawat's appointment. On being asked whether simultaneous polls could be held as early as in 2019, Mr Rawat said he was the wrong person to answer this. Sunil Arora, presently the second seniormost Election Commissioner, will continue until April 2021. [Full Article...]

Zainab's case and justice

Zainab's case and justice Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah on Wednesday expressed anger over Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif for clapping during a press conference after arresting Zainab's murderer. Chief Justice of Pakistan had also taken suo moto notice of the incident. A police district official told Al Jazeera: 'The suspect's name is Imran and he lives in the same [area... [Full Article...]

Pa. Supreme Court deems congressional lines unconstitutional

Pa. Supreme Court deems congressional lines unconstitutional That replacement plan must then be fowarded to Governor Tom Wolf, who is required to submit it to the court by February 15th. The new map will not be used for the special election to replace disgraced GOP ex-Rep. Congressional districts must consist of compact and contiguous territory that do not divide any county, city, municipality or ward, except when needed to ensure districts have equal pop... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan says government shutdown "solely done by Senate Democrats"

Paul Ryan says government shutdown Ryan is transferring $32 million of those funds to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) ahead of the midterm elections, his team said in a release on Thursday. Concern for CHIP is also not directly tied to the current shutdown. Congress failed to pass a spending measure on Friday leading to the government shutdown . [Full Article...]

Vermont Governor Signs Recreational Marijuana Law

Vermont Governor Signs Recreational Marijuana Law And that move will undoubtedly influence nearby states to consider reforming their marijuana laws as well. Scott said in a released statement. It also toughens criminal penalties for using marijuana in a vehicle with a child present and for using or growing marijuana at facilities that serve children. [Full Article...]

12 injured as train hits barrier at Sydney station

12 injured as train hits barrier at Sydney station East Market Street is now closed between March and Windsor Streets to assist emergency services. Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, and fire and rescue teams were deployed to escort passengers off the train . Paramedics treated 15 people following the accident. Officials said it is too soon to determine the cause of the crash. "Management came to the meeting with an offer but it was not u... [Full Article...]

NZ Prime Minister pregnant with first child

NZ Prime Minister pregnant with first child She added she meant to be "fully contactable" during her maternity leave and that she meant to resume "all prime ministerial duties" once her leave ends. Two of New Zealand's former prime ministers were among the first to offer congratulations. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sent "lots of love and best wishes from me and Lucy and all of us across the ditch". [Full Article...]

Intrepid British record holder Charles Burnett among five killed in helicopter crash

Intrepid British record holder Charles Burnett among five killed in helicopter crash They said the response was slow because of the rugged terrain and remote area, which has few roads. Exiled Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash, it was officially announced on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Captive siblings limited to one meal a day, one shower a year

Captive siblings limited to one meal a day, one shower a year The parents allegedly deprived the children of water and fed them small portions of food on a strict schedule. Elizabeth goes on to claim that she prayed to God that her husband "couldn't sleep, eat, or do anything without thinking about me" and he later returned home with the kids and they patched up their marriage. [Full Article...]

White House doc to provide more details about Trump's health

White House doc to provide more details about Trump's health This particular presidential physical has received increased interest after questions were raised over Mr Trump's mental health and supposed unhealthy diet . Trump is the first president to be elected without any government or military experience. Despite the number, Jackson said that Trump's exercise stress echocardiogram was "above average based on age and sex". [Full Article...]


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