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Major time in Melbourne: Australian Open starts Monday

Talking with the Australian Open , yeah, they gave us the chance to play like an open practice but closer to the match for the crowd. "It was a great preparation previous year". Federer appeared typically relaxed - and well prepared - ahead of his 72nd major. Here's all the key matches and events at Melbourne Park. Seeded second for the first Grand Slam of the year, Roger Federer [VI... [Full Article...]

Congress questions PM Modi for sending principal secretary to CJI Dipak Misra

Congress questions PM Modi for sending principal secretary to CJI Dipak Misra Leading the rebellion was the second most senior senior judge, Justice Chelameswar, who said that 'in the past few months, less than desirable things have been happening'. The Supreme Court previous year rejected a government move to have representatives in the group handling appointments and transfers of judges to the highest courts. [Full Article...]

France Threatens Brexit Deal Unless UK Takes More Calais Migrants

France Threatens Brexit Deal Unless UK Takes More Calais Migrants A senior French minister has called on Britain to pay more towards the cost of dealing with migrants trying to cross the Channel from Calais and to accept more refugees into the country. French officials say France wants to sign a new deal with the United Kingdom that would involve greater British financing of the costs of handling migrants camped in the northern French port city of Calais. [Full Article...]

Trump denies using term 'shithole countries' amid United Nations condemnation

Trump denies using term 'shithole countries' amid United Nations condemnation Washington D.C.: Accused of terming African countries as "shithole", US President Donald Trump paid tribute to Martin Luther King on Friday, who was one of the principal leaders of the civil rights movement. The president's comment was made during a meeting with six senators hoping to come to a compromise on immigration. White House aides yesterday did not dispute that the president used t... [Full Article...]

Hawaii's false missile alarm shines spotlight on alert systems

Hawaii's false missile alarm shines spotlight on alert systems Pai was unable to explain how Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii ), who said that she checked with the state agency that issued the alert and was told it was sent in error before calling it a "false alarm" on Twitter, had access to information about the validity of the alert. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete Rohingya return in 2 years

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete Rohingya return in 2 years The European Union has adopted a new €5 million programme to support the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, strengthening its response to the crisis. Under the Physical Arrangement Bangladesh would establish five transit camps from which returnees would be received initially in two reception centres on Myanmar side. [Full Article...]

Residents evacuated as Mayon continues to spew ash, lava

Residents evacuated as Mayon continues to spew ash, lava Amateur videos taken on Monday night showed thicker pyroclastic flows, or lava trails, coming from the crater of the active volcano and video from the state volcanalogy institute on Tuesday (January 16) showed thick ash following lava trails flowing down the foot of Mayon. [Full Article...]

Twitter Reactions: Dinesh Karthik gets a Test recall after 7 years

Twitter Reactions: Dinesh Karthik gets a Test recall after 7 years Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who has a vital cog in India's Test team over the last two years, has been ruled out of the ongoing Test series against South Africa due to a hamstring injury. "The BCCI Medical Team will continue to monitor his progress", Choudhary said.Saha was replaced by Parthiv Patel in the ongoing Test here after he picked up the injury, which was initially... [Full Article...]

Love calls Trump's 'sh*thole' comments 'racist'

Love calls Trump's 'sh*thole' comments 'racist' Trump tweeted to say that the language he used "was tough , but this was not the language used". Trump's remarks come after he sparked worldwide outrage for his comments about Haiti , and El Salvador, and African countries . Trump allegedly made his controversial statement when he met USA legislators who came to see him about a bipartisan bill on immigration, which Trump rejected. [Full Article...]

Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Indian Army's 'Retaliatory Action' Along Line Of Control

Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Indian Army's 'Retaliatory Action' Along Line Of Control The pounding of the Pakistan posts came two days after an Indian Army soldier Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane was killed in unprovoked firing by the Pakistan army in Sunderbani sector. Instead of accepting the death of 7 of its soldiers, Pakistan said its troops returned fire, reportedly killing three Indian soldiers. "The army has carried out retaliation against Pakistani troops acro... [Full Article...]

Trump's 'Shithole' Comments on Haiti Stir Outrage in NJ

Trump's 'Shithole' Comments on Haiti Stir Outrage in NJ He told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed ". Mr Trump was said to have told them that instead of granting temporary residency to citizens of countries hit by natural disasters, war or epidemics, the USA should instead be taking in migrants from countries like Norway. [Full Article...]

Former PM on holiday in Hawaii during erroneous missile alert

Former PM on holiday in Hawaii during erroneous missile alert The alert, which read "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". The traumatizing alert was sent to phones and put on local television networks around 8 am and warned residents of an incoming missile while also advising them to take immediate shelter. [Full Article...]

Arsenal closing in on Malcom deal

The Gunners are on the lookout for a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who is on the verge of completing a £30m switch to Manchester United , while the future of Mesut Ozil also remains uncertain. Two weeks ago, Mourinho thought it was unlikely there would be any arrivals in January, but Sanchez's apparent availability may have changed that. If he could regain the form he had in Germany he w... [Full Article...]

Google Maps Re-Launched in China after Eight Years

Google Maps Re-Launched in China after Eight Years Cooperation will help Google draw on AI experts in China, and could pave the way for more effective research and development. The China-specific version of Google Maps is available via desktop browsers and as an iOS app (China doesn't have the Google Play Store, so there's no Android version), which both allow users to navigate within the country, although with some caveats. [Full Article...]

N Korea proposes further talks with South

N Korea proposes further talks with South The IOC has welcomed the "mutual intention" of the two sides to bring DPRK's athletes to the Winter Olympics. The North's ruling party newspaper criticized Trump's claims that enforcement of sanctions and increased pressure on the North were a " diplomatic success" of his first year in office, calling that a "ridiculous sophism" in a commentary published as the two sides started their talks... [Full Article...]

Portland business owner from Haiti shocked by alleged Trump comments

Portland business owner from Haiti shocked by alleged Trump comments I'm sorry, but there's no other word one can use but "racist". "For years, I and others have been trying to tell you, the American people, that this man has been exhibiting bigoted behavior". America's president, Donald Trump made world headlines when he was reported to have referred to Haiti and Africa as " shitholes ". The President and all those attending the meeting know what I sai... [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Himself as "Least Racist Person"

I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed". In their statement , the African Union also demanded that Trump formally retract the statement and deliver "an apology not only to the Africans but to all people of African descent around the globe". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom contractor Carillion liquidates amidst key talks failure

It was announced this morning that Carillion, which employs 19,500 people in the United Kingdom, would initiate insolvency proceedings. The construction giant provides facilities management to the hospitals in question, and the Department of Health and Social Care said NHS Improvement is working "intensively" with the trusts to "minimise disruption" resulting from Carillion's bankruptcy. [Full Article...]

Nah, I am not a racist, says Trump after 'shithole countries' comment

Nah, I am not a racist, says Trump after 'shithole countries' comment When pressed in February by a Jewish reporter over claims of anti-Semitism in his administration, he said , "I am the least anti-Semitic person that you've ever seen in your entire life". Sen. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., agreed, saying, "I didn't hear it". What worries me is that Donald Trump is president with the power to convert his prejudice into discriminatory action. [Full Article...]

New Hampshire celebrates Martin Luther King Day

The panel also touched on the NBA's partnership with MENTOR and is created to inspire each young man to take charge of their lives, make good decisions, and be successful in their pursuit of education. "I want to work with people of all backgrounds, and took a trip to the Philippines over Christmas break that kind of solidified my decision". "I think he would have been horrified by Charlottesvil... [Full Article...]


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