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People Trump Administration Plans to Develop Nuclear Warheads for Trident Missiles
Author: 0 Trump Administration Plans to Develop Nuclear Warheads for Trident Missiles

Jon Wolfsthal , a former special assistant to Barack Obama , claims that the U.S.is gearing up to develop a new low-yield Trident Missile. A former official who has seen a draft of a new policy review - due later this month - told the Guardian it contains plans to loosen the rules on how nuclear weapons can be used.

People Ethiopia bans adoption for foreigners
Author: 0 Ethiopia bans adoption for foreigners

The east African country is one of the main sources for adoptions by United States citizens. Ethiopia had been among the top 10 countries for adoptions in the United States, according to State Department figures released previous year. A spokesman for Ethiopia´s ministry of women, children and youth affairs confirmed the passing of the law on Tuesday without providing further details, but local media reports lauded the move claiming foreign adoptions have "opened a door for different crimes ...

People Aanchal Thakur Becomes First Indian to Win an International Medal in Skiing
Author: 0 Aanchal Thakur Becomes First Indian to Win an International Medal in Skiing

Thakur also took to social media and expressed her happiness, mentioning it was totally "unexpected". India's first-ever worldwide medal in the skiing championship. Thakur trained for months and her hard work finally bore fruit in a very delightful manner. Taking to his official Twitter account, PM Modi wrote that the entire country is ecstatic by her "historic accomplishment".

People Confirmed! Parineeti Chopra To Play Female Lead In Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari'
Author: 0 Confirmed! Parineeti Chopra To Play Female Lead In Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari'

Akshay plays a Sikh warrior in the film and wrote with the photo , "Feeling nothing but huge pride and gratitude while sharing this". He took to his Twitter account and wrote, "The lead actress in #KESARI is. Interestingly, Ajay too plans on making a film on the same. Parineeti Chopra , who returned to films after a two-year hiatus, has also signed up for Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar again with Arjun Kapoor .

People Omar wants CM's statement over civilian killing, leads walk-out
Author: 0 Omar wants CM's statement over civilian killing, leads walk-out

GST was passed in the country but we passed it after discussion and implemented when we decided, she said . The issue arose after the Speaker and the Chairman attended a dinner meeting hosted by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti reportedly to chalk out the floor strategy of the ruling PDP-BJP government during the current budget session.

People Syrian Air Force Shoots Down Israeli Jet near Damascus
Author: 0 Syrian Air Force Shoots Down Israeli Jet near Damascus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel's policy was to stop Hezbollah moving "game-changing weapons" out of Syria into Lebanon. The General Command meanwhile warned against risks posed by such aggressions and held the Israeli entity full responsible for their repercussions.

People Rep. Darrell Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election After Serving 9th Term
Author: 0 Rep. Darrell Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election After Serving 9th Term

Issa joins fellow Republican Ed Royce who announced his retirement earlier this week. He almost lost his seat in 2016, besting Democrat Douglas Applegate - among the four Democrats running this year - by less than a percentage point. "The Republican agenda in Washington has been a direct attack on Californians", DCCC spokesperson Drew Godinich said in a statement. Diane Harkey, a member of the state Board of Equalization and a former state assemblywoman is among Republicans thought to be ...

People Trump Blasts
Author: 0 Trump Blasts "Sneaky" Dianne Feinstein for Posting Fusion GPS Testimony

It is laughable that Trump would suggest that Dianne Feinstein , who is cautious to a fault would do anything sneaky, underhanded, or illegal. Adds Trump: "Must have tough Primary!" Committee chairman Sen. Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson sat for 10 hours of interviews with the committee staff in August, but until Tuesday, the panel's Republican leaders had kept the transcript private.

People Fire breaks out Trump Tower in NYC
Author: 0 Fire breaks out Trump Tower in NYC

One firefighter was hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries, while two people received minor injuries that were treated at the scene, including a building worker whose injury was initially described as serious, the Fire Department said.

People Deadly protests in Pakistan after 8-year-old girl raped, killed
Author: 0 Deadly protests in Pakistan after 8-year-old girl raped, killed

Last month, a nine-year-old girl went missing in the city centre after going to the shops near her home. Police sent the body to the District Headquarters Hospital for autopsy. "If the police had acted immediately, the culprit would have been caught", he told reporters . The girl's father, returning to Pakistan on Wednesday, told media that he would not bury his daughter till justice was served, accusing police of only catering to the security of politicians.

People New SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh riot cases, Supreme Court
Author: 0 New SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh riot cases, Supreme Court

The report stated that 186 out of 293 cases were halted without carrying out proper investigation. The apex court perused the report of the supervisory body which was submitted before it in a leather box with number lock system. It was headed by Pramod Asthana, an IPS officer of 1986 batch and comprised retired district and sessions judge Rakesh Kapoor and additional deputy commissioner of Delhi Police Kumar Gyanesh.

People Magnitude 7.6 natural disaster strikes off Honduras coast
Author: 0 Magnitude 7.6 natural disaster strikes off Honduras coast

The northern coast of Honduras closest to the quake's epicenter is sparsely populated. The U.S. Tsunami Center canceled the alert for the two Caribbean islands, as well as Jamaica, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, the coast of Mexico, Honduras, and Belize, saying the tsunami threat of waves up to three feet had passed.

People Corbyn claims May is 'too weak' to sack Hunt amid NHS crisis
Author: 0 Corbyn claims May is 'too weak' to sack Hunt amid NHS crisis

Members of Labour's frontbench shouted "apologise" at Mrs May as she responded, with the PM telling them she had already made clear her contrition earlier. "Isn't that an admission that, under his captaincy, the ship is indeed sinking?" On funding, it was suggested to Mrs May that she had done nothing to address increased pressure on the social care system.

People Warm Monday morning indicative of warmer days ahead for the Quad Cities
Author: 0 Warm Monday morning indicative of warmer days ahead for the Quad Cities

Expect a duration of over 72 hours of above freezing temperatures. We will have highs in the 20s Saturday with temperatures continuing to drop through the day. It will drop almost 20 degrees by Friday with highs only in the upper 20s. Friday we will be overcast with a 70% chance of rain throughout the day with areas nearing the 70s by the afternoon.

Author: 0 Weather: Freezing rain possible

A south wind will be 9 to 16 miles per hour, gusting to as high as 24 miles per hour. Steve Considine, a meteorologist at the Naional Weather Service office in White Lake Township, said freezing rain is caused by a layer of warm air over a surface layer of sub-freezing air.

People Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC
Author: 0 Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC

About 1,300 Discovery employees are based in the Silver Spring area, and 1,000 are based at Scripps' Knoxville headquarters. "The decision to move our global headquarters from its founding home is one we do not make lightly". Leggett says the county and state both made a substantial proposal created to accommodate Discovery. "It's a tough, tough business decision that responds more to the economic model where television is going".

People US OKs selling Japan missiles to shoot down North Korean missiles
Author: 0 US OKs selling Japan missiles to shoot down North Korean missiles

Unsurprisingly, the country is looking to bolster its military and equipment to counter threats of missiles from North Korea which fired two missiles over the country in 2017, with one intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) plunging into the waters of Japan's exclusive economic zone in November 2017.

People 5p plastic bag charge could be extended
Author: 0 5p plastic bag charge could be extended

Currently, all retailers in England with more than 250 workers are legally required to charge at least 5p for plastic bags, and donate extra proceeds to charitable causes after new measures were introduced back in 2015. May's plan would be focused on the idea of becoming "the first generation to leave the natural environment in a better state than we inherited". Mr Gove demonstrated his commitment to recycling by turning up at yesterday's Cabinet meeting with a reusable mug.

People Syrian reports claim Israeli jets strike army positions near Damascus
Author: 0 Syrian reports claim Israeli jets strike army positions near Damascus

Israel carries out several attacks on Syrian military positions: Israel carried out several attacks on Syrian military positions before daybreak on Tuesday, the Syrian army said in a statement. The Syrian president's bid to reclaim the city has been bloody, however. But, while the Israelis have an interest in preventing Hezbollah acquiring a substantial arsenal of long range missiles that could reach far into Israel, neither side has an interest in going to war which would cause a lot of ...

People Prashant Bhshan Welcomes SC Decision On National Anthem
Author: 0 Prashant Bhshan Welcomes SC Decision On National Anthem

After the Supreme Court asked the centre on Tuesday to decide if playing the national anthem in cinema halls should be made compulsory, a 12-member inter-ministerial committee will hold its first meeting on January 19 to take a final call on the issue.

People UIDAI Addresses Aadhaar Privacy Concern Via Virtual ID And Limited KYC
Author: 0 UIDAI Addresses Aadhaar Privacy Concern Via Virtual ID And Limited KYC

With the virtual ID, now the Indian citizens will not have to share the real Aadhaar number at the time of authentication. Once the users create a new virtual ID, the old ID would automatically get cancelled. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has also introduced the concept of "limited KYC" under which it will only provide need-based or limited details of a user to an authorised agency that is providing a particular service, say, a telco.

People SACP: Appointment of state capture commission was long overdue
Author: 0 SACP: Appointment of state capture commission was long overdue

Succumbing to the pressure on Tuesday, the president said: "Pursuant to the investigation and remedial action of the Public Protector regarding complaints and allegations of the State of Capture , as well as the orders issued by the North Gauteng High Court in its judgment of 14 December 2017, I have chose to appoint a Commission of Inquiry ".

People Major blaze at recycling plant near Dublin Airport
Author: 0 Major blaze at recycling plant near Dublin Airport

The fire brigade confirmed on its Twitter account shortly after 9.30am on Wednesday that it was dealing with a plant fire at Sandyhills off the R108 near Dublin airport. Firefighters have advised residents living in the nearby areas to close their windows to avoid smoke blowing into their homes. The fire has produced a large plume of smoke, but an airport official says it is not having an effect on flights.

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