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People NY firefighters respond to blaze at Trump Tower
Author: 0 NY firefighters respond to blaze at Trump Tower

Smoke billowed from one corner of the high-rise for a while before most of it dissipated. There was no immediate report of injuries or evacuations, or what caused the fire. President Donald Trump was in Washington, D.C., at the time of the fire, according to The Associated Press . The president, who has a penthouse residence in the tower, as well as business offices there, is not believed to be at the midtown, Manhattan tower block at this time.

People Oprah 'Intrigued' by 2020 Presidential Run, Says Gayle King
Author: 0 Oprah 'Intrigued' by 2020 Presidential Run, Says Gayle King

At least one former White House official from President Donald Trump's administration doesn't think so, for what seem to be hypocritical reasons. "I think lessons we all learned from watching Hillary's run, and how her ambition was unfavourably and unfairly viewed, coupled with Oprah's existing popularity, could give Oprah a strong start", Palmieri said.

People Trump Enters Stadium for College National Championship to Cheers, Sings National Anthem
Author: 0 Trump Enters Stadium for College National Championship to Cheers, Sings National Anthem

The President stood with his hand over his heart, singing along to parts of the anthem. Trump is the first sitting president to attend a college football game since Barack Obama attended the 2011 Army-Navy game. But fans were left waiting in the rain outside after the Atlanta stadium was locked down for Trump's arrival. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, ...

People Top Hamas Official in Gaza Wounded in Mysterious Shooting
Author: 0 Top Hamas Official in Gaza Wounded in Mysterious Shooting

Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, take part in a rally in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on December 5, 2017. Regardless, Al-Alami has been treated at the Shifa Hospital in Gaza for the gunshot wound. Mr Alami also served for years as Hamas's main envoy to Iran, the group's main military and financial backer, according to the Times of Israel .

People Balochistan chief minister resigns before Assembly vote to oust him
Author: 0 Balochistan chief minister resigns before Assembly vote to oust him

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri resigned on Tuesday prior to a no-confidence motion being taken up against him in the provincial assembly. To do so, however, it is imperative that the party retain its strength in the Balochistan Assembly, which will elect senators to the upper house. On the other hand, a spokesperson for the Balochistan chief minister said that those claiming to have the support of 40 MPAs could not gather more than 20 legislators at their recently held dinner ...

People Minnesota's EOAA recommends expulsion for Reggie Lynch
Author: 0 Minnesota's EOAA recommends expulsion for Reggie Lynch

Both newspapers say they obtained a January 3 finding by the office. According to Olson and Stahl, he appealed and is "asking for hearings before the Sexual Misconduct Subcommittee (SSMS)". January 9: Pitino confirms that Lynch is practicing with the team . The EOAA's finding against Lynch was issued the same day as a separate recommendation that he be suspended for sexual misconduct in an unrelated incident that occurred three weeks later.

People Supreme Court cites juror's racist comment in death penalty reprieve
Author: 0 Supreme Court cites juror's racist comment in death penalty reprieve

Keith Tharpe was convicted of the 1990 murder of his sister-in-law, Jacquelyn Freeman, who had been accompanying his estranged wife. The high court's three-page January 8 opinion acknowledges that even though the state court's conclusion - that the juror's vote to impose the death penalty was not based on race was binding - the affidavit from the juror could not just be dismissed.

People Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China
Author: 0 Missing As Tanker Collides With Cargo Ship In Fireball Off China

Authorities have confirmed there is an amount of oil in the sea but it is unknown how much has been contaminated. Volker Dierks, head of central and eastern European ship insurance for Allianz, said "ships are getting bigger" and therefore the risk of collisions is "greater".

People Warriors flex offensive muscle on Nuggets in 124-114 victory
Author: 0 Warriors flex offensive muscle on Nuggets in 124-114 victory

Both teams put up terrific offensive performances and the Nuggets even had four different players with 20 or more points. Golden State endured its worst offensive showing of the season on December 23 against the Nuggets when it lost 96-81 and shot 38.1 percent from the field, including a 3-of-27 showing from 3-point range.

People Backer Of White Supremacist Richard Spencer Sues University of Cincinnati
Author: 0 Backer Of White Supremacist Richard Spencer Sues University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is being sued for forcing organizers of an upcoming speech by prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer to pay an excessive "security fee". The document calls UC's criteria for calculating the fee "facially unconstitutional". Authorities estimated security costs at $600,000 for Spencer's October 19 appearance at the University of Florida, where counter-protesters far outnumbered Spencer supporters and booed him off stage.

People Iran Warns IAEA of US Breach of JCPOA
Author: 0 Iran Warns IAEA of US Breach of JCPOA

Since the historic deal was signed in Vienna, the IAEA has repeatedly confirmed Iran's compliance with its commitments under the JCPOA, but some other parties, especially the USA, have failed to live up to their undertakings. If the US administration decides to breach the nuclear deal, "the worldwide community and our region will be the biggest loser, since a successful experience in the global arena will be lost", he said.

People Jimmy Kimmel 'Deduces' Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel 'Deduces' Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana

In a one-page memorandum, Mr. Sessions stated that marijuana is an illegal and risky drug, and directed all U.S. Attorneys to enforce the laws enacted by Congress and to follow "well-established principles" when pursuing prosecutions related to marijuana activities.

People China against USA 'finger pointing' at Pak on terror
Author: 0 China against USA 'finger pointing' at Pak on terror

In his new South Asia Policy unveiled in August, Trump had called for tougher measure against Pakistan if it did not cooperates the U.S. in its fight against terrorism. Besides Djibouti, China has also acquired the Hambantota port in Sri Lanka on a 99-year lease. "That's going to take them back to the same issue which are the sanctuaries in Pakistan", the official said.

People Security forces gun down two militants in South Kashmir's Anantnag
Author: 0 Security forces gun down two militants in South Kashmir's Anantnag

A militant was killed in an encounter at Chadoora area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir on Monday. Stating that the operation has been launched to curb the increasing attempts of infiltration from across the border, Inspector General of BSF Jammu Frontier, Ram Awatar said, "There are inputs that there is movement of militants and accordingly, we have declared "Ops Alert" on the border".

People James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa
Author: 0 James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

James Taylor has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Taylor's first Summerfest performance was in 1975. Taylor and Raitt will stopping in Colorado as part of their nationwide tour that kicks off May 8 in Jacksonville, Florida and wraps up in Buffalo, New York in July.

People Tributes Pour In For Ex-Raider Kato Ottio, Dead At 23
Author: 0 Tributes Pour In For Ex-Raider Kato Ottio, Dead At 23

Love you brother Rest In Peace. The centre was part of the PNG side that lost to England in November's World Cup quarter-finals. Canberra coach Ricky Stuart said: "Receiving the devastating news this morning knocked me for six". Marum said numerous players, who gathered outside Ottio's family home wearing their 2017 grand final T-shirts, would need support, including Albert, who was due to share a house in Widnes with Ottio.

People Mostly cloudy and cool Tuesday in New Orleans: Jan. 9 forecast
Author: 0 Mostly cloudy and cool Tuesday in New Orleans: Jan. 9 forecast

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24, low 12. FRIDAY: Rain showers are expected to transition to a wintry mix and snow by late in the day and into Friday night , as temperatures cool through the day, after a cold front moves through Kentucky Friday morning.

People US Attorney: No Guarantee for Massachusetts Marijuana Industry
Author: 0 US Attorney: No Guarantee for Massachusetts Marijuana Industry

Separately, a group seeking to legalize recreational use of marijuana has submitted roughly 365,000 signatures to the state in an attempt to put the issue on Michigan's statewide ballot in 2018. Municipalities in the state have been preparing for recreational marijuana sales and the federal government's recent position is confusing, Geoff Beckwith, executive director of the Massachusetts Municipal Association, told the Globe.

People NAACP Chapter Plans Football Game Protest Against Trump And 'Racist' Policies
Author: 0 NAACP Chapter Plans Football Game Protest Against Trump And 'Racist' Policies

Trump comes", Gerald Griggs, a vice president of the Atlanta branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said at a news conference Monday. Mr. Trump's appearance at Monday's game came after months of criticism he's leveled at the National Football League over some players' refusal to stand during the playing of the anthem.

People Trump to attend Davos economic conference
Author: 0 Trump to attend Davos economic conference

Donald Trump is set to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, the elite annual meeting of billionaires, businessmen and politicians. It is unusual for presidents to attend in person, though vice-presidents sometimes represent the United States at the event.

People Euphoric reception for Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Bahrain
Author: 0 Euphoric reception for Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Bahrain

We are going to do one to Canada, we are going to do one to Singapore and we are going to do another one to the Middle East. Delegates from 50 countries are participating in the event. In his speech, the Gandhi scion went on to claim that there was "tremendous anger and unrest on the streets of India". "He is angry with what government of India is doing", said Rahul.

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