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32 missing as two vessels collide off east China coast

The tanker's 32 crew members including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshi sailors were missing in the incident. That is equivalent to just under 1 million barrels, worth about $60 million, based on global crude oil prices. The Panamanian-flagged oil tanker Sanchi was being operated by Iran's Glory Shipping. Its registered owner is Bright Shipping Ltd. The tanker had been sailing to Daesan, South ... [Full Article...]

Palestinians protest Greek Orthodox patriarch for land deals

Palestinians protest Greek Orthodox patriarch for land deals Orthodox Christmas - according to the Julian calendar - was also ushered in at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity where the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem was joined by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The orthodox churches mark Christmas Day on January 7, and the Armenian Orthodox Church is the last to celebrate Christmas in the Holy Land, with the Christmas Eve procession from Jerusal... [Full Article...]

Tapper cuts off Miller after heated interview

Tapper cuts off Miller after heated interview Miller dismissed both Bannon and Wolff's credibility, saying the author was a "garbage author of a garbage book", and that claims in the book were "a pile of trash". Tapper remarked, as Miller continued to speak over him. "Thank you, Stephen", Tapper added as he ended the interview . CNN host Jake Tapper and senior policy adviser Stephen Miller duked it out during an interview about the con... [Full Article...]

Sean Dyche upbeat despite FA Cup exit to Manchester City

Sean Dyche upbeat despite FA Cup exit to Manchester City The Sun says Maguire has played his way onto Pep Guardiola's wanted list at Manchester City . "When you have a game every three days, some minutes you have to rest and some games you have to play". He played at the Nou Camp last season as a striker. "Gabriel and Kevin, I don't know". However, Guardiola added the Belgian is much more effective in midfield and dismissed the suggestion he w... [Full Article...]

Air Strikes Kill at Least 17 Civilians in Syria Rebel Enclave

Air Strikes Kill at Least 17 Civilians in Syria Rebel Enclave The Syria Civil Defence said Russian jets fired "seismic missiles" on residential areas of Misraba overnight, causing several buildings to collapse. At the start of the week, a coalition of rebels and jihadists including a former Al-Qaeda affiliate surrounded the only regime base in Eastern Ghouta, which lies east of Damascus and has been under a crippling regime siege since 2013. [Full Article...]

Smith hits the road as Minnesota's newest senator

Smith hits the road as Minnesota's newest senator Gov. Tina Smith is vowing to "hit the ground running" as she joins the U.S. Senate this week while preparing to run in November. For now, she says she is getting ready for a busy year ahead. "I will continue to work very hard on rural broadband, i will continue to work very hard on making health care more affordable", Sen. Smith said she doesn't yet know whether she will take over Franken's co... [Full Article...]

When will Snow Bomb Cyclone end stop?

When will Snow Bomb Cyclone end stop? Here on Earth, areas affected by the storm-especially NY and New England-could expect rates of 3 to 5 inches of snow per hour accompanied by 50 to 80 mile-per-hour wind gusts. National Weather Service said. The weather has been blamed for at least 14 deaths in the past few days, including four people reported killed in North and SC, where icy roads sent vehicles skidding. [Full Article...]

Sevastova fails to advance to final of Brisbane WTA

Sevastova fails to advance to final of Brisbane WTA She will play the victor of Friday night's semi-final between second seed and defending champion Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic and world No.6 Elina Svitolina . The 23-year-old Minsk native knocked No.6 seed Kristina Mladenovic out in the first round in Brisbane and defeated last year's runner-up Alize Cornet, ranked 50 places higher, in the quarter-finals. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah in Holalkere on January 10

Amit Shah in Holalkere on January 10 In Meghalaya, on the other hand, the Congress is heading a government with the support of Independents. But not the countdown has begun. "I would like to tell the Manik government that BJP will not be cowed down by violence". Mentioning the hooliganism of IPFT in the State including ten blockades of National Highway and railway tracks, Dhar alleged that Prime Ministers Office (PMO) and BJP have ... [Full Article...]

Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?

Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next? While the deadline to purchase a Mega Millions ticket has passed - the drawing was Friday night - you still have time to buy a Powerball ticket. The Stebbins's jackpot holds the record for the largest Mega Millions prize ever won in MI. Saturday night's prize was the second-largest for a single victor in Powerball history and the seventh-largest in US lottery history. The Powerball jackpot was the... [Full Article...]

Sydney temperature hits 47.3 degrees Celsius, highest since 1939

Sydney temperature hits 47.3 degrees Celsius, highest since 1939 Fire bans have been issued for Victoria and Tasmania, while warnings of hot, dry and windy conditions present a significant fire danger in parts of WA this weekend. They've also informed residents that if they are considering leaving their homes, they should do so earlier rather than later. NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn on Saturday revealed the state's heatwave plan had been acti... [Full Article...]

Explosive Device Injures Two People Near Stockholm Subway Station

Explosive Device Injures Two People Near Stockholm Subway Station The Aftonbladet newspaper reported that the object was a hand grenade , though this has not been confirmed by Swedish authorities. A 45-year-old woman has also been taken to hospital with injuries, according to reports . The explosion took place Sunday just outside the Varby Gard subway station in Huddinge, a residential district that is part of greater Stockholm . [Full Article...]

Arabs seek global nod to east Jerusalem as Palestine capital

Arabs seek global nod to east Jerusalem as Palestine capital He underlined the need for supporting the Jerusalemites and protecting the Arabic identity of the city as well as the holy Islamic and Christian sites. Jewish and Arab citizens live legally throughout Jerusalem now. The Arab League has commissioned at its extraordinary session on December 9 the ministerial delegation to work with the worldwide community and global institutions to the negative re... [Full Article...]

Trump calls controversial book on his presidency "fraud and fiction"

Trump calls controversial book on his presidency The president blamed any access that Wolff did have to the White House on Trump's former chief strategist, Stephen Bannon . He said he's had some "incredible meetings" with Republican congressional leaders and Cabinet members at Camp David as they ready their 2018 legislative agenda. [Full Article...]

Pakistan lets companies use Yuan in trade with China

Pakistan lets companies use Yuan in trade with China China's increased investments in Pakistan, combined with President Donald Trump's recent decision to cut all funding to the country, is driving Pakistan into Beijing's arms, experts warned. And while China doesn't provide huge amounts of aid to Pakistan, it does provide "solid economic assistance" in the form of projects and infrastructure. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's commision on voter fraud is to be dissolved

Donald Trump's commision on voter fraud is to be dissolved There are worrisome threats to the integrity of the nation's election system worthy of a truly independent, nonpartisan commission's time: antiquated voting equipment, low turnout, the potential for hacking and meddling by foreign governments, to name the top few. [Full Article...]

Amazon deleting Michael Wolff's book reviews to resist trolls

Amazon deleting Michael Wolff's book reviews to resist trolls He went on: "I don't know this man". He said: 'I went to the best college, I was a very excellent student, I made billions and billions of dollars and became one of the top business people. Professor Jackman said book would have less impact on Republicans than what might emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential campaign . [Full Article...]

Netanyahu reportedly asks Trump to reconsider Palestinian aid cuts

Netanyahu reportedly asks Trump to reconsider Palestinian aid cuts In a tweet , the U.S. president dismissed Palestinian fury over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying he had planned for Israel "to pay" in future negotiations for his declaration. "President Trump and Ambassador Haley's decision to cut American funding is the right choice". "Never surrender to them", the video's narrator said. [Full Article...]

North Korea accepts South Korea's offer of talks on Jan 9

North Korea accepts South Korea's offer of talks on Jan 9 Earlier this week Trump dismissed Kim's taunt that the North Korean leader has a nuclear button on his desk, saying he has a bigger button. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that "overly optimistic expectations" were "undesirable", but added: "We will do our best to make the Pyeongchang Olympics an Olympics for peace and settle the nuclear issue peacefully". [Full Article...]

Manafort Sues Justice Department, Robert Mueller And Rod Rosenstein

Manafort Sues Justice Department, Robert Mueller And Rod Rosenstein Manafort". "The actions of DOJ and Mr. Rosenstein in issuing the Appointment Order , and Mr. Mueller's actions pursuant to the authority the Order granted him, were arbitrary, capricious, and not in accordance with the law", they alleged. [Full Article...]


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