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Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California says he will not seek re-election

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California says he will not seek re-election Throughout my service, I worked hard and never lost sight of the people our government is supposed to serve. Rep. Darrell Issa announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election this year. Issa has been the representative of the 49th District since 2003. Both the GOP's health care and tax legislation have been unpopular in California; Issa voted against the tax bill last month after conclud... [Full Article...]

Fire reported on Trump Tower roof in NY

Fire reported on Trump Tower roof in NY Part of US President Donald Trump's 58-story midtown Manhattan skyscraper, Trump Tower, caught fire Monday morning. Entrance to Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. Before he became the president, Trump's primary residence used to the in the same Trump Tower. "'The fire wasn't in the building, it was on top of the building". [Full Article...]

Trump slams 'sneaky' Feinstein over Russian Federation info release

Trump slams 'sneaky' Feinstein over Russian Federation info release Chuck Grassley, the committee's chairman, calling on him to release the transcript of the committee's interview with Simpson, but Grassley refused to do so. Last week, Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein for releasing the transcript of an interview of a key witness in the Judiciary Committee's investigation of Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - and in the process coined a new nickname ... [Full Article...]

"This f*cking idiot is the president" - Robert De Niro's speech in full

The two-time Oscar victor took the stage at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan Tuesday night to present friend Meryl Streep with best actress for The Post . His latest rant was at the National Board of Review Annual Awards Gala in NY, while introducing Meryl Streep with the best actress award, reports the Daily Mail. [Full Article...]

Cinema halls in Maharashtra will continue to play national anthem, says government

Cinema halls in Maharashtra will continue to play national anthem, says government It was earlier compulsory for the cinema hall to play the national anthem before the Movie. However, the Supreme Court on Tuesday revoked its short-term order on mandatory playing of national anthem before movie screenings in cinema halls after multiple instances of vigilante patriotism. [Full Article...]

Up to 100 migrants missing, 17 rescued in shipwreck off Libya

Up to 100 migrants missing, 17 rescued in shipwreck off Libya The Italian coast guard, which coordinates rescues in global waters off Libya's coast, said an aircraft on patrol for a European anti-smuggling operation had spotted the dinghy, which was in difficulty Saturday morning. Some 21,663 migrants arrived in Spain as of December 28 past year, while 1,067 landed in Cyprus, preliminary figures show. The air filled boat was carrying more than 100 people w... [Full Article...]

Warm Monday morning indicative of warmer days ahead for the Quad Cities

Warm Monday morning indicative of warmer days ahead for the Quad Cities High: Mid-upper 40s. 30s by afternoon. Temperatures began to warm up on Sunday with temperatures reaching the mid and upper 30s. Tonight , temperatures will hold steady and remain ABOVE freezing, as rain chances return in the overnight, beginning a larger push of warmth! With temperatures below freezing, there's the potential for rain to become ice on bridges and elevated areas. [Full Article...]

Roles That Only Hrithik Roshan Could Pull Off

Roles That Only Hrithik Roshan Could Pull Off Rakesh Roshan had earlier said in a statement, "When my wife showed me a tweet with Bappa's picture as Krrish , it reaffirmed my belief that Krrish is the original superhero we have". Krrish 3 released in 2013 and also turned out to be highly successful and popular. Although it is still two years away, the news of Krrish 4 is big enough for Hrithik fans to be extremely excited. [Full Article...]

Ireland to host India in two T20s at Malahide in June

Ireland to host India in two T20s at Malahide in June The Men-In-Blue will play the Irish side on June 27 and 28 in Dublin before travelling to England, where they will take on the hosts in a five-match Test rubber. "We have a number of players ideally suited to the short-form and on home soil it's a great opportunity to cause a shock or two", added Ford. This time around the Irish side would fancy their chances in the shortest format considering... [Full Article...]

Bella Thorne: 'I was sexually abused' throughout childhood

Bella Thorne: 'I was sexually abused' throughout childhood Thorne revealed that she was sexually and physically abused from as early as she can remember. She said the abuse only stopped when she finally able to literally close the door to her unnamed abuser. "Yeah I was. So it wasn't Disney ", she wrote. Thorne admitted she, too, was a victim of sexual misconduct. "So it wasn't Disney". Bella Thorne , 20, uncovered she was sexually abused all thro... [Full Article...]

Erekat: No negotiations until Jerusalem decision is dropped

Erekat: No negotiations until Jerusalem decision is dropped The definition of a Palestinian "refugee" and the actual numbers have always been the subject of debate . He said that while millions of other refugees around the world were cared for by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Palestinians have their own body which also treats "great-grandchildren of refugees - who aren't refugees". [Full Article...]

'Padmavat' will not be released in Rajasthan: CM Vasundhara Raje

'Padmavat' will not be released in Rajasthan: CM Vasundhara Raje And now the movie is back in the headlines as Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has stated that the Bhansali movie will not be released in the state. However, Raje has stated that given the sentiments of the people, the movie is forbidden to be screened in Rajasthan as she can not allow defamation of Rani Padmini's honor. [Full Article...]

South Korea Pushes Denuclearization Through Olympic Engagement

South Korea Pushes Denuclearization Through Olympic Engagement North Korea also agreed to send a large delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. In a speech that allows the president to outline his government's agenda and national priorities for the rest of the year, the South Korean leader spent most of his time focusing on the nation's economic and social issues. [Full Article...]

Julian Assange's stay in London embassy untenable, says Ecuador

Julian Assange's stay in London embassy untenable, says Ecuador Assange initially entered Ecuador's Embassy to escape an investigation in Sweden related to accusations of rape there, but that inquiry has since been dropped. "No solution can be reached without worldwide cooperation and without cooperation from the United Kingdom, which in addition has shown interest in finding a solution". [Full Article...]

2017 was Australia's third hottest year on record!

2017 was Australia's third hottest year on record! NOAA, however, has run the numbers on 2017's impact on the USA, finding it to be the third warmest on record and associated with lots of extreme weather events. "Clearly, 2017 underscores what we've seen in the past with regard to better mitigating our risk and enhanced frequency of weather and climate extremes", Adam Smith, an applied climatologist at NOAA, said at a briefing Monday. [Full Article...]

Families of striking TN transport employees stage dharna

Families of striking TN transport employees stage dharna The draft bill has been opposed by the DMK and by RK Nagar MLA TTV Dhinakaran. If the bill is passed it will come into effect from Thursday even as the state reels under a crippling strike for a week by transport workers for better wages. [Full Article...]

Search for MH370 officially resumes today

Search for MH370 officially resumes today He said the primary mission by the U.S. exploration firm is to identify the location of the wreckage and or both of the flight recorders, namely the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR). Now it's back to four years ago where we have to wait everyday (to find out) whether debris can be found, ' said Shin Kok Chau, whose wife Tan Ser Kuin was a flight attendant on MH370. [Full Article...]

After freakish interview, CNN had to call security on top Trump advisor

Miller was asked to leave the set multiple times but refused, after which security stepped in and escorted him off the " State of the Union " set, a CNN employee confirmed to The Hill. CNN has been extraordinarily biased, extraordinarily unfair to the president and is not giving their viewers honest information", he said in response. [Full Article...]

Israel arrests 17 Palestinians in W. Bank raids

Israel arrests 17 Palestinians in W. Bank raids Palestinians want the West Bank for a future state, along with East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza backed on Tuesday a shooting attack that killed an Israeli civilian in a vehicle in the vicinity of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. [Full Article...]

These are the best passports to own in 2018 - including South Africa

These are the best passports to own in 2018 - including South Africa The Henley Passport Index is widely acknowledged as the original and most authoritative passport index, with historical independent data spanning 13 years. "There is no denying that a global mobility divide exists". The study indicates that more governments than ever are embracing residence- and citizenship-by-investment programmes as a means of stimulating economic development and growth. [Full Article...]


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