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$24 Million Refrigerators? Why Air Force One's Upgrade Is So Pricey

$24 Million Refrigerators? Why Air Force One's Upgrade Is So Pricey Boeing was awarded a $23.7 million contract to replace the refrigerators, according to Defense One . Requirements of refrigerators on Air Force One include the need to store up to 3,000 meals on the 747 jumbo jet, supplying enough food to feed passengers and crew for weeks. [Full Article...]

40 dead, 140 wounded in Afghan vehicle bombing

40 dead, 140 wounded in Afghan vehicle bombing In chaotic scenes at the Jamuriate hospital, which is the nearest medical facility to the blast, overwhelmed doctors and nurses rushed to treat dozens of wounded lying in the corridors. A huge plume of smoke could also be seen rising above the city. "It was really huge - all our windows are broken", Hassina Safi, a member of High Peace Council, told AFP . [Full Article...]

Welcome ceremony held in honour of Indonesian President in PM House

Welcome ceremony held in honour of Indonesian President in PM House Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reached the Nur Khan Air Base, Islamabad , Pakistan , at around 14:30 local time after leaving India. The two leaders agreed to intensify counter-terrorism cooperation. The prime minister briefed Indonesian President on Pakistan's efforts to enhance regional connectivity and development including through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). [Full Article...]

Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi

Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi For the first time, All India Radio will showcase its tableau during the Republic Day parade, depicting a historic event when Mahatma Gandhi made his maiden and only broadcast through AIR in the wake of post-partition communal riots. They also talked about how External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was involved in minute details for successful hosting of leaders. It has also put India amon... [Full Article...]

Cruz Slams Path to Citizenship for 'Anybody Here Illegally'

If conservatives already have most of what they want, what incentive do they have to negotiate a plan that provides some kind of legal status for the 8-9 million undocumented immigrants who aren't Dreamers? The other 1.1 million would be immigrants who did not apply for Daca but are eligible for the scheme. [Full Article...]

Escaped Inmate's Booze Run Busted After Sneaking It Back In

Escaped Inmate's Booze Run Busted After Sneaking It Back In At about 7:30 p.m., inmate Joshua Hansen ran from the prison grounds and grabbed the duffel bag, according to authorities. After authorities set up surveillance on Wednesday, they spotted a truck pulling onto the private property and dropping off a large bag. [Full Article...]

Benton Police Make Arrest after Tip Received on Possible School Threat

Benton Police Make Arrest after Tip Received on Possible School Threat Paula Wheeler, curriculum coordinator for Elkins School District, said students were safe and school on Friday functioned as normal. The Port Charlotte school's IT department traced a phone number, which led to the identification of the juvenile student in possession of the hotspot. [Full Article...]

52 baboons escape enclosure at Paris zoo

52 baboons escape enclosure at Paris zoo No injuries have been reported and no baboons have been killed. Officials have now captured all but three of the baboons, after they all gathered around a large rock in the centre of the Zoo . The visitors were evacuated as the animals could be unpredictable "especially when stressed", The Guardian quoted an official as saying. The mechanics of the mass escape remain a mystery: "It's not know... [Full Article...]

European Union condemns Venezuela's expulsion of Spanish ambassador

European Union condemns Venezuela's expulsion of Spanish ambassador At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Dastis rejected Venezuela's accusations of "interference", saying that the only thing Spain has done since the very beginning is "help the process" of dialogue between the Nicolas Maduro government and the opposition. [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley Calls Trump Affair Insinuations 'Absolutely Not True'

Nikki Haley Calls Trump Affair Insinuations 'Absolutely Not True' Wolff has been widely criticized both for factual errors in the book and his reporting tactics. He told Maher to "read between the lines". She called the rumors "disgusting" on Politico's "Women Rule" podcast , adding, "It is not true". [Full Article...]

AMBER Alert Issued for 4-Year-Old North Carolina Boy

AMBER Alert Issued for 4-Year-Old North Carolina Boy Kersey said Thursday evening that crews were transitioning from search and rescue to an "investigative approach", adding that the SBI and Federal Bureau of Investigation were joining the search. "The last person to see him was the next-door neighbor", mother Annie Johnson said. At the time of his disappearance, Raul's grandfather was watching him and his 6-year-old sister while the children's mo... [Full Article...]

UK should have almost identical market access to EU: Health min

UK should have almost identical market access to EU: Health min Henry Newman from think tank Open Europe said Hammond's comments "risk opening a severe public row over Brexit ". Hammond's tenuous position in May's Cabinet has been the subject of speculation before. "Of course maintaining access to each other's markets on current terms means we will replicate the effects of the EU customs union during the implementation period". [Full Article...]

Vienna Hosts New Inter-Syria Talks Under UN Auspices

Vienna Hosts New Inter-Syria Talks Under UN Auspices Earlier, the delegation held a new meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura at the UN HQ in Vienna. Having regained the upper hand on the battlefield after almost seven years of conflict, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appears unwilling to negotiate with his enemies at all, let alone step down as part of any peaceful solution as rebel groups have demanded. [Full Article...]

Hillary Hid Sexual Harassment Claim Against Faith Adviser, Shocked Staff With Response

Hillary Hid Sexual Harassment Claim Against Faith Adviser, Shocked Staff With Response Clinton instead docked Strider's pay and ordered he undergo counseling, according to the Times . The Times also reported that Strider was sacked from his leadership role in the Clinton-aligned super PAC Correct the Record over similar complaints, "including allegations that he harassed a young female aide", the Times reported, citing "three people close to Correct the Record's management".... [Full Article...]

Soulcalibur VI gets new character trailer with more quirky fighters

Soulcalibur VI gets new character trailer with more quirky fighters Groh can enter into a powered-up state where his blue aura turns into red and his eyepatch is removed, revealing a red-glowing scar underneath. Grøh is not the only character to feature though as Nightmare, Kilik, and Xianghua all mark their returns by dishing out some beatings of their own. [Full Article...]

Apotex CEO Desai resigns - Globe and Mail

Apotex CEO Desai resigns - Globe and Mail Susan Gomes told reporters Friday. An autopsy found that the couple died from "ligature neck compressions". Mr. Sherman, whose net worth was estimated to be $4.77 billion, was the founder of the global generic drug giant Apotex Inc. There were no signs of a break-in at the home leading to the conclusion that whoever killed the couple had a key or were otherwise allowed into the residence. [Full Article...]

Lagos State Government Reacts To Deji Tinubu's Death

Lagos State Government Reacts To Deji Tinubu's Death The retreat which began on Thursday was scheduled to end tonight. The renowned sports journalist was said to have died after he slumped during a novelty match in the Epe area of the state. All of us at the State Executive Council are in disbelief. "He was a gentleman who maintained excellent team spirit". Ayodeji Tinubu served as Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, before winning ... [Full Article...]

Former Michigan Journalist Killed In Afghanistan Hotel Attack

Former Michigan Journalist Killed In Afghanistan Hotel Attack In eastern Ghazni province, meanwhile, four Afghan police were killed after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents, officials said . Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack, which involved a suicide auto bomb outside the aid agency's compound in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan , followed by gunmen forcing their way inside with a rocket-propelled grenade and open... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Stresses 'Real Changes' to Iranian Nuclear Deal at Davos Summit

Netanyahu Stresses 'Real Changes' to Iranian Nuclear Deal at Davos Summit Netanyahu met with Paul Kagame, the Rwandan president, in Davos, Switzerland, where the World Economic Forum is taking place, and discussed a controversial plan to deport the close-to-40,000 African migrants now in Israel. Of course we discussed the nuclear agreement with Iran. Netanyahu said he also expressed his appreciation for Merkel's "genuine commitment" to the security of Israel. [Full Article...]

Ex- Home Eagles Defender Obaroakpo On Trial At Cape Town City

Ex- Home Eagles Defender Obaroakpo On Trial At Cape Town City Cape Town is less than three months away from nearly completely running out of water. Hotels are being forced to re-use water used for cleaning in order to water their plants. In stores, staff are urged to use "best practice water conservation in all their activities across all departments". Speaking to CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour on Thursday‚ Ramaphosa said the country was facing a disaste... [Full Article...]


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