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Nuke missile alert hampers Vancouverites' Hawaii holidays


Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill, ' read the message, in capital letters. The agency changed protocols to require that two people send an alert and made it easier to cancel a false alarm. The alert was triggered after an error at the emergency management administration. Logan promised a written report, and state lawmakers announced they would hold a hearing next Friday. Read More »

Rocket Lands in Indian Embassy in Kabul, No Casualties Reported


Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there was no fire in the incident. "The rocket has clipped the top of the three-storied Indo-Tibetan Border Police barracks". Within hours of the attack, the Taliban terrorist group claimed responsibility, confirming that the Indian Embassy had been the target, due to India's economic aid to the Afghani government. Read More »

What Sanchez Told His Teammate About United Back In 2010


It was reported that Manchester City had chose to drop their interest in Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez after holding meetings with the club to discuss the financial aspects of the deal. "It's added pressure that a player doesn't need, so I think it's the best for him and for us, while the doubt is in the air, to protect him". The deal will make him the Premier League's highest-paid player and will also see him take an iconic shirt number at Old Trafford . Read More »

Google says "no changes" to mapping platform in China after report


In addition to the China version of the Google Maps site, the company has also launched a map app for iPhones in that country as well. While the United States tech giant's flagship search engine is still inaccessible in the country, users have discovered mobile apps with map functions based on Google data have become accessible in recent days. Read More »

Korea to send orchestra to Winter Olympics


Formed in 2012 to project a more modern image of North Korea , the Moranbong Band are among the country's few performers to have attracted worldwide interest. North Korea maintains that the waitresses were abducted by South Korea's National Intelligence Service and that their manager tricked them into defecting. Read More »

African nation summons USA envoy over Trump's rhetoric


Johnson believes that these comments bear a similar rhetoric to discussions on immigration that occurred during the 50s and 60s, which were meant as a rallying call to "energize the base" before the 2018 midterm elections. Trump, who has faced questions about his diet and his mental health , joked on the eve of his exam that the test had better go well - for the sake of the stock market. Read More »

Trump's 'Shithole' Comments Were Not Racist, Rand Paul Says

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children is "probably dead", casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration. Read More »

Panic as major United Kingdom govt contractor teeters


Although Carillion is a construction company, it also provides facilities management and maintenance services such as cleaning and catering in the U.K.'s National Health Service hospitals, providing meals in 900 schools, and maintaining prisons. Read More »

Trump denies making racist comments


Sen. David Perdue , R-Ga., who played golf with Trump at Trump International on December 26, attended the Thursday meeting and said Sunday the president did not use the vulgarism widely attributed to him over the last few days. On Sunday, Trump blamed Democrats for the break-down in negotiations, writing on Twitter that it was "probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it". Read More »

Boston Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Writer Tonyaa Weathersbee describes the process and struggle to remove Confederate statues in Memphis and shares the inspiration behind the Memphis City Council's vote to remove two statues in the city last month. One Martin Luther King, Jr . scholarship recipient says this was not her first year applying for the scholarship. Even as King's work continues to inspire generations of leaders, the fight for universal recognition of the holiday in the United States still isn't over. Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr. remembered in Paducah on his 89th birthday


In the year when the date of his assassination will turn 50 members of the Hazard and Perry County Community came together to remember the life and work of Dr. Day, to commemorate the civil rights leader's January 15 birthday and his contributions to the United States. "It's important for other people to understand that we are all equal". Read More »

South Africa to formally protest Trump's 's---hole countries' remarks


He said Trump used the most vulgar term " more than once". Late last week , the USA president reportedly referred to several nations, and all of Africa, as "shitholes". Mr Trump's comment has triggered widespread condemnation. And it ignores the fact that through history, millions of people have come to this country to flee unbearable conditions. Read More »

Closing Comments: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr


She said the message is one that comes naturally to students. In a recent column, Sanford looked back at two of King's highly publicized stops in the city - the first in 1957 following the Montgomery bus boycott when King was just 28 years old, and the second in 1959. Read More »

Storm could dump several inches of snow in parts of Arkansas


With snow falling across much of the region Tuesday morning it will make for a tricky commute with major and secondary roadways taking on snow and ice. All rain is to the north of I-70 this evening, but it will continue to move to the south tonight . Eventually snow will develop into the evening and overnight hours. Read More »

Amala Paul surrenders before Crime branch


He was released on bail after furnishing a bond of Rs 1 lakh and two sureties, said Inspector General of Police S. Sreejith. Gopi , in his anticipatory bail petition, had contended that the allegations were prima facie false. The three are accused of getting their luxury cars registered in Puducherry on the basis of fake addresses. Her bail plea would be considered after 10 days, the court said. Read More »

New Zealand to bat first in final T20 against Windies


Both reached the three figure mark in 35 balls. The West Indies get their last chance at a win on their New Zealand tour when they bowl first in the final Twenty20 in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday. Apart from Munro and Guptill, each of the other five batsmen to bat hit at least one six apiece, making it the first instance when each of the top seven batsmen in a T20I innings have hit at least one six. Read More »

African Ambassadors At UN Demand Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment


Washington Post reporter Josh Dawsey tweeted: 'White House official told me there is debate internally on whether Trump said " shithole " or "shithouse". African ambassadors at the United Nations have termed as "outrageous, racist and xenophobic" recent remarks by United States President Donald Trump describing Haitian and African countries as " shithole countries ". Read More »

Slain UPenn student's parents say they 'won't succumb to hate'


The body of 19-year-old Bernstein, a pre-med sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania , was found January 9 buried in a shallow grave at Borrego Park in Lake Forest, California, after his parents reported him missing a week earlier. Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania student, was last seen on January 2. When that failed, the friend said he went to his girlfriend's house and then returned to the park a few hours later to look for Bernstein. Read More »

Canada welcomes Trump talk of possible NAFTA deadline extension


Canada and Mexico oppose USA demands to establish rules of origin for NAFTA goods that would set minimum levels of US content for autos, a sunset clause that would terminate the deal if it is not renegotiated every five years and ending the so-called Chapter 19 dispute mechanism. Read More »

South Korean team KT Rolster make esports history


In addition, South Korea offered to enter the Olympics with North Korea under a united flag, although that is also unresolved as of now. North Korea said the art troupe will comprise 80 orchestra members and 60 members who sing and dance. Read More »

Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's planned visit during Olympics


The South agreed to the North's proposal, the ministry said. The talks are being held on the northern side of the truce village of Panmunjom on the military demarcation line that divides the Korean Peninsula. The newspaper warns that North Korea has various options that can be used against Washington at an appropriate time. Seoul originally proposed that the talks take place on Monday, in a letter to North Korea's chief delegate Ri Son Gwon sent on Friday. Read More »

US President Donald Trump claims he's 'not a racist' after controversial remark

And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation. Trump has denied using " shithole " to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators . "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country". It has brought perceptions of Trump's ignorance about Africa and the world to a new low and will likely affect relations with the African continent in the future. Read More »

Venezuelan police surround fugitive chopper attack pilot


Perez has been on the run since Venezuelan authorities issued an arrest warrant through Interpol after accusing him of a "terrorist attack". CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan special forces exchanged gunfire Monday with a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since leading a high-profile attack in Caracas past year, officials said. Read More »

Russia Calls Vancouver Meeting on North Korea 'Destructive'


Trump on Friday kept the accord alive by extending sanctions waivers, but warned that the USA would pull out of the deal in a few months unless "terrible flaws" in the deal are fixed. And Lavrov said Moscow could understand the anger of Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas, who has denounced White House peace efforts as the 'slap of the century'. Read More »

North Korea meeting to stress importance of sanctions: Canada


But 21 foreign ministers from other countries will be there - including Australia, Canada, France, India, Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the US. Glaser said the effectiveness of binding sanctions against Pyongyang "will strengthen the efforts of the worldwide community to continue down this path of maximum pressure". Read More »

Japanese PM Announces Western Balkans EU Initiative


An agreement on the substance of the case concerning the economic partnership agreement between Japan and the European Unionb was also reached last December during the Estonian presidency of the Council of the European Union, the entry into force of which will significantly foster trading between the two. Read More »

Bannon to Testify Before House Committee Next Week


The president also praised his former strategist at the time , tweeting, " Steve Bannon will be a tough and smart new voice at @BreitbartNews maybe even better than ever before". Meanwhile, another Trump true believer is being groomed for a larger, more visible role in selling Trumpism. Already controversial in Alabama, Moore lost after a number of women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Read More »

Israeli Orphan to Visit Mumbai Terror Spot Where He Lost His Parents


Nariman House reopened in 2014 and the current serving co-director, Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, said the Living Memorial "is created to show how every individual has the ability and responsibility to make the world a better place". Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met Moshe and his grandparents during his Israel trip last July and told him he could visit India anytime. This is the building where his mother hugged him last. Read More »

All renewable energy types to be cost-competitive by 2020


Solar PV module costs have fallen by about four-fifths, making residential solar PV systems as much as two-thirds cheaper than in 2010. Auction prices for solar photovoltaic and onshore wind projects have reached a record-low three cents per kWh in places like Dubai, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Canada, and Germany. Read More »

Trump defends immigration stance in tweet

Last night, a California judge issued an injunction barring President Trump from scrapping Obama's Deferred Action for Childhoodbitzcelt via Arrivals ( DACA ) program that gave DREAMers, immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as minors but have grown up as Americans, a temporary reprieve from deportation. Read More »