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Government shutdown: What it means for you

Government shutdown: What it means for you The realities of how Washington works is that with every passing minute, the focus of both parties will turn from finding a solution to avert a shutdown to preparing for the political fallout from a shutdown. Officials have said that the anticipated plan is to keep many national parks open for hiking, wildlife watching, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. [Full Article...]

Mattis Traveling to SE Asia, Amid Shift in Pentagon Strategy

Mattis Traveling to SE Asia, Amid Shift in Pentagon Strategy Business Insider reported there have been 17 shutdowns , not including the current one, since 1974, which means Mattis has been in the military for all but one of them. But of note to defence contractors, the NDS has made the case for modernising and rolling out a variety of USA capabilities including: missile defence, autonomous systems, nuclear capabilities, space and cyberspace, joint letha... [Full Article...]

Israel won't prosecute embassy guard amid Jordan's insistence, source reports

Israel won't prosecute embassy guard amid Jordan's insistence, source reports Another source reportedly stated that there was "no way" Israel would pursue criminal charges against the embassy guard, Times of Israel added. Moyal was flown back to Israel following the incident, as he was facing threats from the assailant's family, who demanded that he be put on trial and sentenced to death. [Full Article...]

Turkey rules out risk of 'US clash' in Syria operation

Turkey rules out risk of 'US clash' in Syria operation Also on Saturday, Syrian government forces and supporting militias attacked a rebel-held air base deep inside what was once opposition territory in northwest Syria. "France asks for an urgent meeting of the Security Council", French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian tweeted, adding he spoke to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu by phone on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable, says Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable, says Zinedine Zidane His fearless diving header gave Real Madrid their sixth of the game, but it came with a cost. But I tell you: "There's no-one more complete than me". Then again, Ronaldo really need not worry about his modelling prospects. Madrid board is not interested in renewing the player's contract after renewing it in November 2016. [Full Article...]

Billionaire Couple Murdered by Multiple Assailants, Private Investigators Say

Billionaire Couple Murdered by Multiple Assailants, Private Investigators Say However, according to latest reports , police investigators now believe the couple were killed by multiple killers. Billionaire philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, were murdered in their Toronto home by more than one killer, private investigators believe. [Full Article...]

Saudi shoots down Houthi missile fired toward Narjan By

Saudi shoots down Houthi missile fired toward Narjan By Millions more remain at risk in what has been described by refugee agencies as one of the world's most pressing humanitarian crises. More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid and some 8.4 million at risk of starvation, the United Nations humanitarian affairs office said on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

White House physician releases official report with details of presidents exam

White House physician releases official report with details of presidents exam Ronny Jackson , told reporters on Tuesday that the president's overall health is "excellent", despite his unhealthy habits, because he has "incredible genes". Congress has until Friday to pass a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. "Sometimes he says these things which are silly, or he doesn't really mean them ... [Full Article...]

Aerial Footage Shows Bushfires Burning at Royal National Park

Aerial Footage Shows Bushfires Burning at Royal National Park More than 100 firefighters battled the blaze on Saturday evening, supported by water bombers and aircraft. The Sydney's south, firefighters are now battling an out-of-control blaze in the Royal National Park. In the southern tablelands, a bushfire has burnt more than 1600 hectares at Bannaby, with firefighters working overnight to establish and strengthen containment lines. [Full Article...]

Lakers blow out New York Knicks behind 29 points from Jordan Clarkson

Lakers blow out New York Knicks behind 29 points from Jordan Clarkson Caruso's time on the court resulted in the Lakers outscoring the Knicks by 24 points, which is a notable statistic in a 20-point victory for the home team. Playing an injury-riddled and not very good Los Angeles Lakers team, the Pacers had one of their worst offensive games of the season. The free throw woes came alongside several notable absences in the Lakers lineup, including Lonzo Ball ... [Full Article...]

Physician protections detailed forward of March for Life

Physician protections detailed forward of March for Life While discrimination based on race, religion and sex are barred under federal law, recent court battles have focused on whether sexual orientation and gender identity are similarly protected. Registered nurse and MNA policy adviser Carrie Mortrud said she doubts there is pent up demand among providers to deny care they object to. Over the a year ago, the administration has issued rules to elimi... [Full Article...]

Gastronomy in Grief: 'Pope of French Cuisine' Paul Bocuse Dies at 91

Gastronomy in Grief: 'Pope of French Cuisine' Paul Bocuse Dies at 91 They stress that Bocuse loved life, loved transmitting his knowledge of the kitchen to other chefs and loved the team of chefs that he worked with in his hometown of Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or. In a statement, Macron underlined Bocuse's "generosity, his respect for traditions as well as his inventiveness". Chefs across the country would be "crying in their kitchens", he added. [Full Article...]

Turkey ready for military operation in Syria's Afrin

Turkey ready for military operation in Syria's Afrin Thousands of people in various cities of North Syria are holding mass rallies against Turkey's probable offensive on Syria's Kurdish controlled district of Afrin, Hawar news agency reported on Thursday. "We will take these steps without considering what anyone can say". "We don't consider them as part of our "Defeat ISIS" operations, which is what we are doing there and we do not support the... [Full Article...]

People Injured In Passenger Train Crash At Sydney Station

People Injured In Passenger Train Crash At Sydney Station The accident happened at Richmond station round 10am, but it took almost an hour to free the trapped. At least six ambulances and a helicopter were at the scene, according to the ABC. Witnesses told 2GB the scenes were chaotic. He said the train was still on the rails, and investigators had been advised of the incident. "It is obviously very concerning", he said. [Full Article...]

Again Indian firing at AJK

Again Indian firing at AJK Tensions escalated along LoC Saturday as a soldier and three civilians were killed in cross-border firing by the Indian and Pakistani armies, officials from the two countries said. Yesterday, Singh was summoned after two women died in the alleged unprovoked ceasefire violations. In a statement, Pakistan's military accused Indian troops of initiating fire from across the border and targeting Pa... [Full Article...]

New Trump ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in all murders by illegal immigrants

New Trump ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in all murders by illegal immigrants Trump's campaign on Saturday that pinned murders committed by undocumented immigrants directly on Democrats who are pushing for relief for so-called Dreamers, young people who came to the U.S.as children. Schumer even said he offered Trump funding for his wall on Friday, but that the president declined the deal. " President Trump will fix our border and keep our families safe". [Full Article...]

China snubs India, claims sovereignty over Doklam

China snubs India, claims sovereignty over Doklam Even the Chinese government is not denying its infrastructure building in Doklam. "China is exercising its sovereignty in its own territory". "It is legitimate and justified". He said China is building infrastructure for its troops and the people living in the area. Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a stand-off for over two months past year in Doklam in the Sikkim sector before "d... [Full Article...]

Freezing Rain Warning in Effect Monday

Freezing Rain Warning in Effect Monday Freezing rain warnings will likely be issued as the weather event approaches. Environment Canada says the most significant freezing rain will be seen in an area stretching from the Bruce Peninsula and northern Grey County in the west through Barrie to Peterborough, Kingston and beyond. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's First Formal Medical Exam as President Finds Him Almost Obese

Donald Trump's First Formal Medical Exam as President Finds Him Almost Obese The fast-food-loving Trump praised Jackson, who has served as a physician to previous presidents, but seemed wary of taking the not-so-subtle suggestion to use the White House's exercise facilities. "I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton said on CBS's "Face the Nation". Now President Trump, who campaigned heavily on immigration ... [Full Article...]

Large protest in Greece over Macedonia name row

Large protest in Greece over Macedonia name row Greece has agreed that until the dispute is resolved, the country whose population is about 2 million, can be referred to internationally as "FYROM" - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. A poll last week showed that a majority of Greeks do not want "Macedonia" used in any solution. Leaked reports of the solutions being discussed led to vehement speculation and no shortage of nationalist rhetori... [Full Article...]


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