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Romeo Crennel regains defensive coordinator job with Houston Texans

Romeo Crennel regains defensive coordinator job with Houston Texans It wasn't common for announcers, fellow teammates and coaches to call Mike Vrabel a "leader" or "general" on the field whenever he was an active linebacker for the New England Patriots or Kansas City Chiefs . He was assistant head coach in 2015 and 2016. VIKINGS: Safety Andrew Sendejo is working his way back from a concussion that forced him out of the previous game. [Full Article...]

Talks under way to finalize North Korea participation in Winter Olympics

Talks under way to finalize North Korea participation in Winter Olympics Maintaining the atmosphere for inter-Korean talks is vital to peacefully resolving the North Korean nuclear issue, he said. "North Korean athletes took part in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, along with a North Korean cheering squad, while a high-ranking North Korean delegation watched the games". [Full Article...]

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests Protesters have taken to the streets of Kinshasa demanding that President Joseph Kabila step down. "I ask the authorities to avoid repressing the march", Cheikh Ali Mwinyi M'Kuu, legal representative of the Muslim community, told AFP on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Microsoft launches Xbox One X in India

Microsoft launches Xbox One X in India It runs on by eight-core custom AMD CPU clocked at 2.3GHz, a 6 Teraflop GPU, which provides smoother animations in 4K, and 12GB of GDDR5 VRAM. Priced at Rs 44,999, the Xbox One X is available on both Amazon and Flipkart starting today. [Full Article...]

A 6.4-magnitude quake hits Indonesian coast

A 6.4-magnitude quake hits Indonesian coast According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude 6.0 quake was centered off western Java at a depth of about 43 kilometers. There were no reports of fatalities, but the government said six students were seriously hurt after the roof collapsed at their high school at Cianjur on Java island near the epicentre of the quake. [Full Article...]

German nurse is charged with 97 new murders

German nurse is charged with 97 new murders In November, officials said that nurse Niels Hoegel may have killed more than 100 patients while working at a clinic in Oldenburg between 1999 to 2002 and in nearby Delmenhorst from 2003 to 2005. The new charges he faces include the deaths of 62 patients at the same hospital. Prosecutors said in a statement: "From the prosecutorial point of view, the accused Niels H. [Full Article...]

Pence Says US Must Play 'Preeminent' Role as Peace Broker

The Palestinian leadership has sought to look elsewhere for backing, and president Mahmud Abbas met European Union foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday. He has been welcomed very warmly in Israel and snubbed by the Palestinians. Its leader, Ayman Odeh, vowed they would not provide a "silent backdrop" to a man he called a "dangerous racist". [Full Article...]

Police arrest man who threatened to kill CNN employees

Police arrest man who threatened to kill CNN employees Griesemer made a total of 22 calls to the broadcaster on January 9-10, threatening to kill the staff and making racist remarks, the broadcaster said. CNN released a statement on Monday stating the network is in touch with law enforcement. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Warnings Expand Further East

Winter Storm Warnings Expand Further East The counties placed under the winter storm warning in Wisconsin include St. Croix, Pierce, Dunn, Pepin and Chippewa counties. They are set to expire later this morning or early afternoon, as the storm moves out. "But, again, a storm track shift of only 25 miles will change that drastically". The Weather Service says travel will be hard to impossible Sunday night and Monday , including for t... [Full Article...]

Huge 8.1 magnitude quake strikes near USA coast with tsunami warning issued

Huge 8.1 magnitude quake strikes near USA coast with tsunami warning issued The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said "widespread hazardous tsunami waves are possible" along some coasts, but no areas appeared to be immediately threatened after the magnitude 8.2 quake. A tsunami watch alert has also been issued for the state of Hawaii. A tsunami warning is in effect. " The first wave may not be the largest ". If a tsunami is likely to hit the islands, a Tsunami Warning w... [Full Article...]

Aside From Trump Limelight, Israeli-Palestinian Peace on Agenda at Davos Gathering

Aside From Trump Limelight, Israeli-Palestinian Peace on Agenda at Davos Gathering The US President is now scheduled to make a high-profile speech at the World Economic Forum (WEDF) on Friday at 1pm GMT on the fourth and final day of the conference. The Swiss air force is providing 2,580 troops, while 1,600 are infantry and 187 are from the military police. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, WEF. [Full Article...]

U.S. to send team to Europe to discuss Iran deal

U.S. to send team to Europe to discuss Iran deal On January 12, Trump warned the USA would pull out of the agreement unless its "terrible flaws" were fixed -the so-called "sunset clauses" allowing Iran to gradually resume nuclear activities in the next decades. A USA withdrawal probably would scrap the agreement - a chief foreign policy achievement for President Barack Obama - by reimposing a broad range of sanctions that isolate Iran from the g... [Full Article...]

Japanese man killed by falling rocks after volcano erupts at ski resort

Japanese man killed by falling rocks after volcano erupts at ski resort Mount Shirane, at a height of 2,160 meters, is located on the border of Gunma and Nagano prefectures. An entry ban has been enacted around the crater for two kilometers, and were telling residents to be on the lookout for any fallout from the volcano. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory Through Tuesday Morning

Wednesday will be a chilly day as temperatures return back to average for this time of the year. WEDNESDAY: Cold temperatures and the chance for snow flurries continue, with a high temperature of 38 degrees. Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. [Full Article...]

Indonesia reiterates support for Iran nuclear deal

Indonesia reiterates support for Iran nuclear deal At the European Union summit, "we will have the opportunity to reiterate our concern about today's attempts by Iran to destabilize the region, whether Yemen, Lebanon or Syria", said Le Drian. Europe's "concessions" make Trump less committed to nuclear deal - Tehran Iran's ballistic missile program is not up for negotiation, top Iranian officials have restated, criticizing next week's United ... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico to sell off crippled power utility PREPA

Puerto Rico to sell off crippled power utility PREPA It seems that legally FEMA must fix or replace the same electrical system that was destroyed. The almost category 5 storm made landfall on September 20 and left the island's electrical grid in shambles - after more than 100 days, some residents still haven't had power restored. [Full Article...]

Tributes Paid To "Superstar Dancer" Mylee

Tributes Paid To Mylee suffered severe knife wounds and was rushed to hospital at around 21:15 on Saturday 20 January. Mr Nicholls said in a statement: 'What can I say, we're all numb, we're all in shock. One note read: "Mylee, our superstar dancer, you will be the brightest star shining in the sky tonight". Police said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation. [Full Article...]

Ireland Ranked As One Of The Best-Performing Economies

Ireland Ranked As One Of The Best-Performing Economies The four indicators that make up the index's Growth and Development pillar are: GDP per capita; labour productivity; employment; and healthy life expectancy. "Economies are prioritizing policies that support short-term growth over inclusion and sustainability, despite concerns about social inequality", concluded the report based on countries' IDI score. [Full Article...]

Robinson's shooting propels MI to ugly win over Rutgers

Robinson's shooting propels MI to ugly win over Rutgers Rutgers lost a home game for the first time this season, while NU improved to 7-0 this season on the road. Mississippi State (20-0, 6-0 SEC) also got off to a 20-0 start last season and went on to finish 34-5 with a loss to SC in the NCAA Tournament final. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls John Kelly 'Nut Job,' Ivanka Takes Charge Of Replacing Him

Trump Calls John Kelly 'Nut Job,' Ivanka Takes Charge Of Replacing Him Kurtz, who has sometimes sided with Trump in his Fox News show Media Buzz in criticizing the media, wrote a book that is reportedly a more honeyed portrayal of the White House staff than Wolff's bombshell, according to The Washington Post . [Full Article...]


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