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Kargil freezes at minus 20, Kashmir shivers in cold wave

Kargil freezes at minus 20, Kashmir shivers in cold wave The Leh town recorded a low of -15.0C, a Met department official said. People continued to enjoy summer-like weather due to sunshine though the night temperature remained several degrees below freezing point owing to dry conditions in Kashmir valley. [Full Article...]

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this "s-show" on immigration

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this Democratic and Republican lawmakers are vowing to push forward on a compromise bill to protect so-called "dreamers", beef up national security and amend other immigration rules, despite President Trump's declaration that the deal is " probably dead ". [Full Article...]

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

These nations include Botswana's Ian Khama, who condemned the remarks saying they were unacceptable. U.S. senator Richard Durbin, who was in the White House meeting, said the President had used the term. Hopes were high early last week when Trump held a bipartisan meeting on immigration at the White House. David Perdue, R-Ga., told George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "The Week" on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Former Barcelona and Brazil forward Ronaldinho retires, agent confirms

Former Barcelona and Brazil forward Ronaldinho retires, agent confirms The 2005 Ballon d'Or recipient has since made a decision to hang up his boots, with Assis saying: "He [Ronaldinho] has stopped, it is ended". The former Barcelona forward, 37, has not played a match since leaving Fluminese in 2015. "There are now three arranged events - Mexico will be the next one, on March 1". He played 101 times for Brazil , scoring 35 goals including a 40-yard free kick ... [Full Article...]

Thermometer breaks at -62C in 'world's coldest village'

Thermometer breaks at -62C in 'world's coldest village' That didn't seem to bother the Chinese tourists much because they willingly took a dip in the freezing cold water. As Yakutian journalist Elena Pototskaya said: 'Today at the Pole of Cold in Oymyakon - in 65-degree frost - Chinese tourists swim in ice-free spring Yeyemu. [Full Article...]

(Image) Injured Chelsea player featured in team training for cup replay

(Image) Injured Chelsea player featured in team training for cup replay Cesc Fabregas has been ruled out with a hamstring problem so Danny Drinkwater could get a recall while I expect N'Golo Kante to be given the night off. "He could be ready for the next game or the next game". "He's shown me he is ready to play with the right concentration and be ready physically and tactically to play at this level". [Full Article...]

Order returns to SC as CJI, judges meet

Order returns to SC as CJI, judges meet The judges complained publicly that "administration of Supreme Court is not in order and there have been things less than desirable that have happened in the court". In an unprecedented press conference on January 12, four senior-most judges of the top court claimed that cases are being assigned selectively and allocated to benches of preference. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed once more

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed once more Wong had chosen not to fight the contempt of court charge that was laid against him after he refused to obey a court injunction order and leave a protest site. The others received suspended sentences. The name of the movement arose from the use of umbrellas as a tool for peaceful resistance to the Hong Kong police during the protests. [Full Article...]

Charlotte has winter weather advisory in effect. When could snow start?

Charlotte has winter weather advisory in effect. When could snow start? The entire state is now under a winter weather advisory . South wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Snowfall amounts aren't expected to be all that high, but temperatures in north and central Alabama will be especially cold, leading to possible significant travel issues. [Full Article...]

Modi, Netanyahu to hold road show in Ahmedabad

Modi, Netanyahu to hold road show in Ahmedabad The 8-km long roadshow will commence from Ahmedabad airport and will end at Sabarmati Ashram. Among other exhibits are a software for storing data in DNA strands, developed by the Gandhinagar-based Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology; the automatic sanitary napkin burner that produces only sterile ash, developed by Gujarat Technological University; autonomous... [Full Article...]

Fitzgerald, McCain commanders face criminal charges in deadly crashes

Fitzgerald, McCain commanders face criminal charges in deadly crashes The decision to file charges was made by Adm. James Caldwell after "careful deliberation", Hicks said. Cmdr. Bryce Benson served on the USS Fitzgerald , while Cmdr. Rowden is just the latest Pacific Fleet senior officer to leave his post earlier than scheduled following the two deadly collisions killed 17 Navy sailors. [Full Article...]

'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

Ashipala-Musavyi also said in the statement that the language Trump used had no place in diplomatic discourse and was contrary to the norms of civility. In a meeting with a group of senators, Trump had questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shit hole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and people briefed on ... [Full Article...]

Matt Patricia Will Reportedly Take Detroit Lions Job Over NY Giants

Matt Patricia Will Reportedly Take Detroit Lions Job Over NY Giants Josh McDaniels has awaited his opportunity to get another head coaching job and it appears Indianapolis is wide open for him. And at 43 years old, this would be his first head coaching job. And Titans GM Jon Robinson feels just as strongly about McDaniels from everything I have heard for years since before he got hired in Nashville. Detroit might be the most comfortable landing spot for Pat... [Full Article...]

Ignore the president. Vote on the DACA deal

Ignore the president. Vote on the DACA deal It would also reauthorize a children's health insurance program for six years - a provision added to woo Democrats. It was unclear whether the House Republican leadership would get enough votes to pass the measure in that chamber. Democratic strategists involved in 2018 races acknowledged the complicated politics of immigration but noted that protections for Dreamers are politically popular across... [Full Article...]

Congress and drought are twins, says Narendra Modi

Congress and drought are twins, says Narendra Modi He was addressing the work commencement ceremony of the Rs 43,129 crore refinery project at Pachpadra in Barmer district on Tuesday in the presence of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Petroleum Minister Dharamendra Pradhan. Modi said his government does not believe in making mere announcements and takes up jobs only to bring them to logical ends. She said her government has saved Rs 40,000 cro... [Full Article...]

Sydney Train workers announce they'll be striking for 24 hours

Sydney Train workers announce they'll be striking for 24 hours Only yesterday they said they were going to strike. today they're going to bring on a 24-hour strike to the network. State Government officials are likely to organise bus services to replace train services affected by the strike action. Nearly 40 scheduled train services were cancelled ahead of the morning and afternoon peaks on Monday to avoid a repeat of last week's debacle that left thousands... [Full Article...]

Mormon president says room in faith for everyone

Mormon president says room in faith for everyone Nelson as president Tuesday in an address from Salt Lake City that broadcast to Mormons around the world. Former LDS Church president Thomas S. Monson passed away January 2 at age 90 after more than six decades of service to the LDS Church. [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency 'mole' held over death of 20 spies

Central Intelligence Agency 'mole' held over death of 20 spies Jerry Chun Shing Lee, also known as "Zhen Cheng Li", is a naturalized US citizen living in Hong Kong , the Justice Department said in a press release . That's where they allegedly found the notebooks, one a 49-page datebook, and the other a 21-page address book. It's unclear how the Federal Bureau of Investigation lured Lee back to the USA but officials say there have been several undercover... [Full Article...]

Dartmouth remembers visit from Martin Luther King Jr

Dartmouth remembers visit from Martin Luther King Jr King was murdered because he chose to take his education and speak truth to power", Williamson said. "People have got to remember that, it's not just a one day thing". Brandon Tubbs, a sophomore at Tuskegee University and a Florence High School graduate, agreed King's story needs to be shared with young people. Durbin and people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to d... [Full Article...]

On Visit To Chile, Pope Asks For Forgiveness Over Sex-Abuse Scandal

On Visit To Chile, Pope Asks For Forgiveness Over Sex-Abuse Scandal In Santiago , at least five churches have been attacked since Friday, some with firebombs. Pope Francis arrives in Chile for first leg of Latin American tour, with more unrest expected in Santiago . He was replaced in 2015 by a protégé, Juan Barros, who victims of Karadima say knew about the abuse but did nothing. "It is surprising that the pope and his entourage don't understand that they nee... [Full Article...]


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