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Global Media Norwegian injured in Kabul attack
Author: 0 Norwegian injured in Kabul attack

This story was first published on CNN .com, " Kabul hotel siege: Gunmen kill at least 5 ". TOLO reported that 126 people were rescued from the hotel, 41 of them foreigners. He said that according to initial reports, no foreign troops were hurt in the attack. TOLO showed images of people apparently hanging off balconies, saying they were "desperate guests and staff trying to escape" from the burning hotel.

Global Media Trump's doctor says he is fit for office physically and mentally
Author: 0 Trump's doctor says he is fit for office physically and mentally

Dr. Ronald Petersen, an Alzheimer's disease expert at the prestigious Mayo Clinic , said he could not comment specifically on the president's cognitive health . Trump also has no heart disease and no family history of it. "You know, I told the president that if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old".

Global Media Meet Preston, the therapy dog comforting Larry Nassar's victims
Author: 0 Meet Preston, the therapy dog comforting Larry Nassar's victims

Among those resigning include chairman of the board, Paul Parilla , vice chairman, Jay Binder , and treasurer, Bitsy Kelley , USA Gymnastics announced on Twitter . Monday marks day five of former MSU doctor Larry Nassar's sentencing hearings in Ingham County. USA Gymnastics told the BBC it severed ties with Nassar in 2015 when claims were brought to its attention.

Global Media Pence says United States embassy will open in Jerusalem next year
Author: 0 Pence says United States embassy will open in Jerusalem next year

Pence's Middle East trip comes after President Donald Trump's major December speech on Israel , during which he announced that the USA would formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Pence's remarks reflected an interim plan to retrofit an existing US consulate in Jerusalem to serve as a full embassy. The EU parliament, in 2014, overwhelming backed the recognition of a Palestinian state "in principle", but said such a move "should go hand in hand with the development of ...

Global Media Prime Minister Trudeau will visit India next month
Author: 0 Prime Minister Trudeau will visit India next month

PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to attend Davos meeting in about 20 years since HD Deve Gowda in 1997. The World Economic Forum is to meet from January 22 under the broad theme 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.

Global Media Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion
Author: 0 Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

US President Donald Trump has admitted that his language used at the DACA meeting was "tough", but denied media reports on the " sh*thole countries " remark, saying that it has been "made up by Dems". "I can not agree to a deal that does not give the tools and resources to the men and women of Homeland Security to do the job you have asked them to do", Nielsen told Durbin at a different point in their ten minute back and forth.

Global Media DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests
Author: 0 DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

Florence Marchal, spokesman for the United Nations mission (MONUSCO), also said 33 people were wounded and that 49 arrests had been made across the country. The country's powerful Catholic Church, one of the few institutions to nationally enjoy broad credibility, condemned what it called "barbarism" and the United Nations and France sounded their concern over the death toll.

Global Media Weekend Weather: Cloudy Saturday, Rain Sunday?
Author: 0 Weekend Weather: Cloudy Saturday, Rain Sunday?

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow through midnight, then partly cloudy after midnight. Calm wind becoming north around 6 miles per hour after midnight. Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55. High near 48. Low around 30. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Author: 0 Trump takes immigration cues from 'Pres. Stephen Miller'

Miller's goal was to discuss a frontal negotiation: "a possible deal offering protections to the young undocumented immigrants (...) in exchange for tougher immigration provisions, such as an end to family-sponsored migration", the paper continues.

Global Media Deadline reached in plea deal decision for Dylan Adams
Author: 0 Deadline reached in plea deal decision for Dylan Adams

Holly Bobo was last seen in April 2011 walking into the woods behind her Pasons, Tennessee home with a man dressed in camouflage. Dylan Adams' brother, Zach Adams , was convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering Bobo in September and sentenced to life in prison plus 50 years.

Global Media United States shutdown: White House changes voicemail to say Democrats 'holding Government hostage'
Author: 0 United States shutdown: White House changes voicemail to say Democrats 'holding Government hostage'

Short and Mulvaney also insisted that Trump has been doing all he can to avert a shutdown, working the phones from the White House to lobby lawmakers to get on board and keep the government open. He accused the Obama White House of purposefully closing high-profile federal sites to reap political gain. Recordings of the message were shared on social media along with commentary on what it says about the Trump administration.

Global Media North Korean pop star visits South Korea before performing at the Olympics
Author: 0 North Korean pop star visits South Korea before performing at the Olympics

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un fueled the tensions by exchanging personal insults and threats. Earlier in the day, the North's delegation crossed the land border via the Gyeongui Line, becoming the first North Koreans to travel to the South since the launch of the Moon Jae-in administration in May past year.

Global Media Facebook admits social media can harm democracy
Author: 0 Facebook admits social media can harm democracy

In a blog post , Harvard Law School Cass Sunstein compared social media to the use of cars. Following the November 2016 election , Menlo Park, California-based Facebook has frequently promised to work harder and devote more resources to fixing such issues.

Global Media Vice President Pence calls Stormy Daniels' report on Trump affair 'baseless'
Author: 0 Vice President Pence calls Stormy Daniels' report on Trump affair 'baseless'

The watchdog group Common Cause on Monday filed a complaint against the Trump campaign over the alleged payout. "I'm just not going to comment on the latest baseless allegations against the president", Pence said. The Daniels' story reared its head again once Trump was running for president. The source of that money is still unknown, with Common Cause filing its complaints against a 'John Doe, ' along with The Trump Organization and Donald J.

Global Media Grigor Dimitov Has a Real Shot at Winning the Australian Open
Author: 0 Grigor Dimitov Has a Real Shot at Winning the Australian Open

Under mostly sunny skies, 2017 U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys opened play at Rod Laver Arena against eighth-seeded Caroline Garcia. The drama was not over though as Dimitrov wobbled when serving for victory. Seppi, 33, has now played 52 majors without reaching the quarterfinals - he has lost in the fourth round five times . Kyrgios - who recovered from a 5-3 four-set deficit to clinch a tie-break - hoped he would be able to make it 2-2 and force a decider.

Global Media Sunil Arora to oversee 2019 elections
Author: 0 Sunil Arora to oversee 2019 elections

Rawat is a retired IAS cadre of 1977 Madhya Pradesh batch and has held many important govt positions. The Ministry of Law and Justice has confirmed his appointment on Sunday. He has served as the joint secretary to the Ministry of Defence an also served in the Madhya Pradesh Government. An awardee of state government's "recognition of forest rights" in 2009, Rawat did M.Sc in social development planning in 1989 in the United Kingdom.

Global Media ICE Arrests a Doctor in Kalamazoo for Decades-old Misdemeanors
Author: 0 ICE Arrests a Doctor in Kalamazoo for Decades-old Misdemeanors

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents took him from his home in handcuffs. Now 43, Niec's a permanent resident with a green card and an American wife, daughter, and stepdaughter. At the time, the family said he wasn't notified it could be used in a deportation. 'Now, they're using this expunged case that's stamped non-public record against him, ' Niec-Villaire told via WWMT .

Global Media Abbas wins European Union backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem
Author: 0 Abbas wins European Union backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

Pence used his speech to call on the Palestinians to come back to the negotiating table, reiterating that the USA will support a two-state solution if both sides agreed to it. "We have already invested a great deal in the Palestinian state building project and we are also looking at what options we have to strengthen our support from the European Union ".

Global Media Only one in four people trust social media, says survey
Author: 0 Only one in four people trust social media, says survey

Only one in four Britons trusts social media and users would like to see tighter regulation, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer . "No country saw steeper declines than the United States, with a 37-point aggregate drop in trust across all institutions".

Global Media Five Missing After Natural Gas Drilling Rig Explodes in Oklahoma
Author: 0 Five Missing After Natural Gas Drilling Rig Explodes in Oklahoma

Enloe said about 17 workers were pulled from the site following the blast, including one who suffered minor burns and was treated at the scene. "It's a pretty dramatic deal to go through", he said. Quinton is located about 110 miles south-southeast of Tulsa in Pittsburg County. Officials at the press conference were not sure exactly what the rig was drilling for when it exploded - though it was speculated to be natural gas.

Global Media Graham: Stephen Miller makes immigration deal impossible
Author: 0 Graham: Stephen Miller makes immigration deal impossible

It isn't President Donald Trump , and it isn't White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., Sunday after Graham said WH staff was making a deal on immigration "very hard". Miller, who was recently escorted off the CNN set after losing his cool at of "State of the Union" host Jape Tapper during an interview, is believed to be an integral part of the Islamophobic team in the Trump administration that drafted the Muslim travel ban.

Global Media Bucks make a decision regarding the future of Jason Kidd
Author: 0 Bucks make a decision regarding the future of Jason Kidd

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has put up MVP numbers this season, but Milwaukee was struggled to maintain consistency and now sits at No. 8 in the Eastern Conference with a 23-22 record. He coached 291 games with the Bucks, holding a record of 139-152 and had only made the playoffs once. Kidd coached the Nets for just one season and has a 183-190 career coaching record.

Global Media Republic Day Celebrations 2018: All You Need To Know
Author: 0 Republic Day Celebrations 2018: All You Need To Know

Past Republic Day celebration guests include: Queen Elizabeth 2nd in 1961, South African President Nelson Mandela in 1995, Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2007, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2014 and United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan in 2017.

Global Media Vermont Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Author: 0 Vermont Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Vermont's law - which passed the Senate and the House earlier this month - will allow adults 21-and-older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow up to two mature and four immature cannabis plants per household. Vermont has no legal mechanism that allows for a citizen referendum. "It is important for the General Assembly to know that - until we have a workable plan to address each of these concerns - I will veto any additional effort along these lines, which manages to reach my ...

Global Media Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Author: 0 Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game

EST on Sunday and advance to the Super Bowl in two weeks. Eagles fans enjoyed seeing their team take a big lead in the NFC championship game . The best defensive unit in the NFL-both by yards and points allowed-the backbone of one of the best regular seasons in Vikings history, was exposed, and exposed badly, on one of the NFL's brightest stages and was the most to blame in Minnesota's 38-7 defeat.

Global Media See pics: Malayalam Actress Bhavana Married to Producer Naveen
Author: 0 See pics: Malayalam Actress Bhavana Married to Producer Naveen

The couple who got engaged past year in March in a close ceremony, once again opted to get married in the presence of close friends and family only. The wedding was performed as per Hindu tradition around 9 am in a Kerala temple. PC's awesome gesture has won the hearts of netizens and her video message for Bhavana has gone viral on social media. Bhavana and Naveen got engaged in March previous year in a private ceremony.

Global Media Shutdown cancels sunrise viewing at Haleakala park
Author: 0 Shutdown cancels sunrise viewing at Haleakala park

While the parks are open, many services like visitors centers and trash collection will not be open . All government-run operations and facilities are closed. Grooming on Teton Park Road will continue for ski access with the assistance of the Grand Teton National Park Foundation. All told, about 800,000 federal workers are expected to be furloughed.

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Author: 0 "I am not racist", Trump says, after nations remark fallout

The writer is a physician . "I found no evidence that the president has any issues whatsoever with his thought process", Jackson told reporters during Tuesday's White House briefing. "I get more exercise than people think". Presidential medical evaluations typically do not include a mental health check; former President Barack Obama's last medical summary listed the results of a series of physical tests and noted which medications the president took.

Global Media White Home Modifications Voice Mail to Blame Dems For Shutdown
Author: 0 White Home Modifications Voice Mail to Blame Dems For Shutdown

The comment line is meant to allow a chance for anyone to leave a voice message for the president. After the government shut down this weekend, all nonessential federal services were suspended. "They could easily have made a deal but chose to play shutdown politics instead", said Trump. "Due to this obstruction, the government is shutdown", the message said .

Global Media 63rd Filmfare Awards: Bappi Lahiri receives 'Lifetime Achievement Award'
Author: 0 63rd Filmfare Awards: Bappi Lahiri receives 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

In a podcast, Kangana had said that Pillaai does not talk to her for not being able to turn up for a Filmfare award and even alleged that the Filmfare team deliberately did not give her best actress award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns. Like previous year, Jio Filmfare award ceremony had created a special space for celebrating short films. Veteran music director Bappi Lahiri was conferred the Lifetime Achievement award .

Global Media Senate should change rules if shutdown stalemate continues
Author: 0 Senate should change rules if shutdown stalemate continues

That so-called nuclear option would require a simple 51-vote majority instead of the 60 necessary to end a filibuster . However, with that expiring in early March, Democrats, facing heavy pressure from immigration advocates, had pledged not to fund the government until a deal was reached.

Global Media Megyn Kelly fires back at 'Hanoi Jane' Fonda over plastic surgery controversy
Author: 0 Megyn Kelly fires back at 'Hanoi Jane' Fonda over plastic surgery controversy

In her public response, Kelly slammed the 80-year-old Grace & Frankie star for her public anti-war and anti-patriotic acts in the past. Doing an interview with Megyn Kelly apparently leaves a bad aftertaste. "However, Fonda was at it again last week, including right here on NBC , and then again elsewhere". Fonda quickly pivoted the interview back to the film, but has made no secret about how the exchange rubbed her the wrong way.

Global Media Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map
Author: 0 Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map

The suit against the congressional map, which only challenged it under Pennsylvania's state constitution, was one of the most watched voting rights cases in the country. The court banned further use of the map in elections, beginning with the May 15 primary. Then, Gov. Tom Wolf would have until February 15 to approve or disapprove the new legislation setting out the House districts.

Global Media Turkish ground troops enter Syria enclave
Author: 0 Turkish ground troops enter Syria enclave

The operation, named "Olive Branch", was reportedly fast-tracked after the U.S. announced plans to help Kurdish and ethnic Arab militias to build a new " border security force " between Syria and Turkey . Some 2,000 USA troops are deployed in Syria , but they are east of Afrin and not threatened by the Turkish offensive "at this time", the Defense Secretary said.

Global Media Tillerson to discuss situation in Ukraine with European leaders
Author: 0 Tillerson to discuss situation in Ukraine with European leaders

Marines who are stationed there. "On January 21, he will arrive in London, where he will meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill to discuss our cooperation on issues of mutual concern around the world, including Iran, Syria, Libya, the DPRK and Ukraine", Nauert said at a briefing in Washington, D.C., on January 18, 2018.

Global Media 'US to Open Embassy in Jerusalem Before 2019 End'
Author: 0 'US to Open Embassy in Jerusalem Before 2019 End'

The United States will transfer its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and open a new facility next year, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers on Monday. They were incensed by Trump's decision on Jerusalem , which upended the longstanding USA position that negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians must determine the city's status.

Global Media No. 13 Ohio State moves up nine spots in latest AP poll
Author: 0 No. 13 Ohio State moves up nine spots in latest AP poll

Minnesota (17-8-2, 10-6-2-0 WCHA) got on the board with 9:47 remaining when Sydney Baldwin beat OSU netminder Kassidy Sauve, but it was not enough as Ohio State (17-5-4, 10-2-4-3 WCHA) had built a 4-0 lead over the opening two periods and scored again in the final three minutes on the way to the Buckeyes' 5-1 win.

Global Media Transformers: The Last Knight Leads Razzie Nominees
Author: 0 Transformers: The Last Knight Leads Razzie Nominees

The Razzies - which reward the worst films in Hollywood - have dubbed 2017 the year of recycling. The nominations for the 38th Golden Raspberries were announced today and unsurprisingly Transformers: The Last Knight is nominated for Worst Film of the Year.

Global Media Suspect in custody after United States school shooting
Author: 0 Suspect in custody after United States school shooting

Authorities in Ellis County, Texas are investigating a shooting at Italy High School . The sheriff's office also confirmed that a female student had been shot and was taken by air ambulance to a hospital. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 281 students . He would not say whether the boy has had disciplinary issues at the school. Italy, Texas, is located between Dallas and Waco.

Global Media China beats United States in global leadership: Gallup
Author: 0 China beats United States in global leadership: Gallup

Bush , who ranked 82%, Bill Clinton at 60% and Barack Obama , who was at a 50% approval rating one year in. They found that the number of people who approved of United States leadership had dropped 18 points compared to Barack Obama's a year ago in office.

Global Media Ex-soccer star, George Weah to be sworn as Liberia's President
Author: 0 Ex-soccer star, George Weah to be sworn as Liberia's President

The inauguration of George Weah Sr is to take place on Monday. He was also voted African Player of the Year in 1989, 1994 and 1995. "You want to look at me as a former footballer but I am a human being, I strive to be excellent, and I can be successful", said the senator for Montserrado, a county which includes the nation's capital, Monrovia .

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