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Lawyers Say Assange Warrant is Worthless, Court to Decide

Lawyers Say Assange Warrant is Worthless, Court to Decide Assange has denied the allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden - he claimed the sex was consensual - but he has long argued that there is an worldwide effort led by Washington to persecute him for his role in the publication of hundreds of thousands of classified US government documents, diplomatic cables and emails. [Full Article...]

White House says economy 'exceptionally strong' despite steep dive in stock market

White House says economy 'exceptionally strong' despite steep dive in stock market In his first appearance last month before the panel, Bannon said he would only answer questions about topics when he was the chief executive of the campaign, with his attorney saying the White House directed him to protect President Donald Trump's right to assert executive privilege. [Full Article...]

Misleading 'tsunami warning' alert sent out to parts of east coast

Misleading 'tsunami warning' alert sent out to parts of east coast A 2004 tsunami killed more than 227,000 people in Sumatra, Indonesia and India. Repeat, a tsunami warning is not in effect'. The National Weather Service sent the test message via the Emergency Alert System at around 8:30 a.m. The false alert didn't create almost as much panic as last month's bogus ballistic missile warning in Hawaii. The company "has sophisticated algorithms to scan the ent... [Full Article...]

Trump demands vetting centre to weed out immigrants

Trump demands vetting centre to weed out immigrants Orrego-Savala's DUI conviction was in Redwood City, California, and he has numerous other misdemeanor convictions and arrests in California and in, said Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Nicole Alberico. Now it's been announced that Colts owner Jim Irsay will pay for the funeral of both Jackson and Monroe. In court this morning, Orrega-Savala said through a court interpreter that... [Full Article...]

Feds pull back from investigating Equifax hack

Feds pull back from investigating Equifax hack Failing to investigate the data breach would put "145 million Americans at risk is malpractice", said Sen. Although the agency is not allowed to acknowledge open investigations, three sources have come forward to Reuters about troubling details regarding the Equifax investigation. [Full Article...]

Iran: US threatening Russian Federation with new nuclear weapons

Iran: US threatening Russian Federation with new nuclear weapons The assessment, known as a Nuclear Posture Review, mainly concerns U.S. nukes and missiles. In 1970, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, or NPT, was ratified, and it was extended indefinitely in 1995. "Russia's belief that limited nuclear first use, potentially including low yield weapons, can provide such an advantage is based, in part, on Moscow's perception that its greate... [Full Article...]

Jammu: Terrorists attack hospital, flee with Pakistani prisoner; two Policemen Injured

Jammu: Terrorists attack hospital, flee with Pakistani prisoner; two Policemen Injured In an audacious action, he first overpowered a cop, snatched his service rifle and then fired upon other policemen escorting him. Since his arrest , termed a "major" breakthrough, he had been lodged in Srinagar's Rainawari jail. Paramilatary soldiers stand guard outside Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar . These include an attack on the Army in Hyderpora in the city, an attack o... [Full Article...]

India successfully tests nuclear Agni-I missile off Odisha coast

India successfully tests nuclear Agni-I missile off Odisha coast The home-grown ballistic missile was test fired at 8:30 am local time or around 11am in Malaysia. The missile, with a 700-km range, was test-fired from a launch pad of the Integrated Test Range at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore, IANS reported. [Full Article...]

Maldives declares state of emergency for 15 days

Maldives declares state of emergency for 15 days They also arrested Gayoom, who is Yameen's half-brother. The arrests in the supreme court building came after an opposition lawmaker said that soldiers had stormed the building. The joint opposition of the Maldives expressed concern over Yameen´s refusal to abide by the order. The first round of presidential elections where Nasheed recieved 45.5% votes and Yameen received 25.35% votes was ... [Full Article...]

Amtrak blames freight train operator CSX for its deadly SC crash

Amtrak blames freight train operator CSX for its deadly SC crash The National Transportation Safety Board said it is deploying investigators to the scene. Mr Sumwalt said that positive train control - a GPS-based safety system that can automatically slow or stop trains - could have prevented the accident. [Full Article...]

Snow apocalypse in Moscow: power outage, flight delays, casualties

Snow apocalypse in Moscow: power outage, flight delays, casualties The main roads of the city have been cleared by Monday, and public transport works without interruption, the statement said. "In the first five days of February the monthly average (snowfall) was reached", Nadezhda Tochenova, the deputy head of Russian Federation " s Hydrometcentre weather research centre told AFP. [Full Article...]

Chinese Shipping Employee Killed In Karachi

Chinese Shipping Employee Killed In Karachi The Chinese presence is growing in Pakistan, where Beijing has invested heavily in infrastructure projects. Police officials claimed that the Chinese national, killed in the armed attack, was provided proper security, however, there was no security guard with him at the time of incident occurred. [Full Article...]

Josh McDaniels Set to Be Named the Colts Next Head Coach

Josh McDaniels Set to Be Named the Colts Next Head Coach According to Florio, McDaniels has yet to the tell the Patriots that he's officially leaving. Defensive coordinator Matt Patricia replicated McDaniels' decision to shut down the buzz around his departure. Matt Patricia, who is expected to become the next head coach of the Detroit Lions, didn't have much to say about his future after Sunday night's loss either. [Full Article...]

ISPs must follow net neutrality in New Jersey, governor declares

ISPs must follow net neutrality in New Jersey, governor declares With the order, New Jersey is joining Montana and NY in making their own net neutrality policy after the FCC voted in December to get rid of the net neutrality regulations , which required all internet traffic to be treated equally. But the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal those rules in December. In 2015, under President Barack Obama, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler instituted ... [Full Article...]

Bucks Acquire Tyler Zeller From Nets

Bucks Acquire Tyler Zeller From Nets Thon Maker is talented and has loads of promise, but he's only in his second year in the National Basketball Association and needs to put on some weight before he can bang with true five men. The Bucks, as of February 5, are 29-23 and fifth in the Eastern Conference and ninth in the league, which means the pick won't convey to Brooklyn unless Milwaukee slides down in the East. [Full Article...]

Polish President signs into law controversial Holocaust bill

Polish President signs into law controversial Holocaust bill Israel's Education Minister, who ahead of a planned trip to Poland said he was going to set the record straight on Polish complicity in the Holocaust , has seen his visit canceled amid a diplomatic row between Warsaw and Tel Aviv. The proposal would exempt "artistic or academic activity" but would prohibit ordinary citizens and politicians from accusing Poland of complicity in the murder of... [Full Article...]

Proposed Legislation Would Make Female Genital Mutilation a Felony in Maine

Proposed Legislation Would Make Female Genital Mutilation a Felony in Maine If you are concerned about your own safety or the safety of someone you know, Forward recommends seeking support from the NSPCC's specialist FGM support line on: 0800 028 3550, or contacting your local Police Child Protection Unit. While supporters of the practice claim that "khafd" was practised by the Bohras and is just "a nick on the clitoral hood", the writer of the report said in reality what... [Full Article...]

Mother finds 2-year-old daughter frozen on front porch, police say

Mother finds 2-year-old daughter frozen on front porch, police say The Summit County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine Parker's cause of death. The toddler's mother, who was the first to find the unresponsive child, called 911 and told an operator that her young daughter seemed like she was "frozen". [Full Article...]

Helping U-19 winners make senior transition main priority: Rahul Dravid

Helping U-19 winners make senior transition main priority: Rahul Dravid It was a record-breaking 4th U-19 World Cup title that India had won so far in the history. According to an Indian Express report , Dravid expressed his displeasure and asked for the support staff to be rewarded with an equal prize money and he as the head coach should not be given an amount higher than his colleagues. [Full Article...]

Ivory Investigator Found Dead in Kenya

Ivory Investigator Found Dead in Kenya In a major report previous year from Laos , he and his colleague Lucy Vigne established that the country had the world's fastest growing ivory trade. "Esmond was one of conservation's great unsung heroes", he says. "He was one of the most important people at the forefront of exposing the ivory trade, addressing the traffickers and dealers themselves", Ms Kahumbu said. [Full Article...]


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