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World Media Iran decries U.S. call for UNSC meeting on Iranian unrests
Author: 0 Iran decries U.S. call for UNSC meeting on Iranian unrests

Another FP blunder for the Trump administration", Zarif tweeted on Friday. Iranian security officials say they have hard evidence that the protests there were directed from overseas. On Friday, the UNSC held an emergency meeting at the request of the U.S. to discuss the recent protests on the economic condition in Iran. "A prosperous, stable Iran is beneficial to all", Matthew Rycroft said on Friday, January 5, addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting.

World Media U.S. sanctions 5 Iranian entities for work on ballistic missile program
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions 5 Iranian entities for work on ballistic missile program

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley used the impromptu session to chastise Iran for its response to recent anti-government protests. The sanctioned entities include Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center, and Shahid Shustari Industries.

World Media President Trump Hopes North-South Korea Talks Will Go
Author: 0 President Trump Hopes North-South Korea Talks Will Go "Beyond The Olympics"

On Tuesday, Trump responded to a New Year's Day speech in which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned he had a nuclear button on his desk by saying that his nuclear button "is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" As we previously reported , the White House says the USA and South Korea want to "de-conflict the Olympics" so the two countries can focus on security for the games.

World Media In a U-turn, Haj committee office repainted to dilute saffron
Author: 0 In a U-turn, Haj committee office repainted to dilute saffron

The boundary wall of the Uttar Pradesh Haj office, opposite the state legislature building in the heart of the capital had been given a saffron look overnight, days after the secretariat building facade was given the same coat. "Saffron is a colour which symbolises ujala (brightness) and urja (energy)", he claims. "I think those who are against the usage of saffron colour on the (boundary) wall of the UP Haj committee office, may also object to saffron on the national tricolour", he said.

World Media CBU Crews Thaw Hundreds Of Frozen Water Meters
Author: 0 CBU Crews Thaw Hundreds Of Frozen Water Meters

Also, the city has an interactive map of broken water mains and ongoing repairs. When water inside the pipes freeze, it expands - which can cause the pipes to burst. If you do have a frozen pipe, plumbers say you should always start the thawing process near the faucet then work your way down. "Here in Texas, we're actually more susceptible to frozen pipes because when our temperatures drop below about 20 degrees, we're not as well-insulated as homes and business up north", he said.

World Media Kamala mills fire: One of Mojo's Bistro pub owners arrested
Author: 0 Kamala mills fire: One of Mojo's Bistro pub owners arrested

A report of the fire department on Friday had stated that flying embers from the lit hookah at Mojo's Bistro caused the fire on December 26 past year and the police has registered also a case against the owners of the restaurants . The management of adjacent pub, 1Above, whom the police blamed for the fire, had claimed that Mojo's Bistro was responsible for the fire and was managing to stay in the clear due to their political connections.

Author: 0 ISIS at War with Hamas Following Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Thursday that the Iran-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group in Gaza was responsible for the mortar shelling of southern Israel the day before, and that Israel will do "anything we have to" in order to prevent future attacks.

World Media Tillerson says fix sought to law on Iran deal
Author: 0 Tillerson says fix sought to law on Iran deal

The Trump administration is working with key lawmakers on a legislative fix that could enable the United States to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with The Associated Press. He suggested that he would know better than other cabinet secretaries because he spent so much time with Trump. But Tillerson said he intends to be at the State Department for the whole year.

World Media US Customs phone, laptop border searches increased substantially in 2017
Author: 0 US Customs phone, laptop border searches increased substantially in 2017

American citizens and other travelers have expressed astonishment and alarm in recent years at requests to hand over their cellphones from US customs officials at airports and border crossings. The searches are part of an effort to combat such things as terrorism, child pornography and other crimes. The group filed a lawsuit past year against the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of 11 travelers whose smartphones and laptops were searched at the border.

Author: 0 More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters United States east coast

NY mobilized additional resources by declaring a state of emergency, while a Singapore Airlines A380 was forced to land at the Stewart Airport upstate after being diverted from the city's main JFK International. Runways at Charleston International Airport closed and the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported dozens of accidents as snow and sleet fell. The atmosphere doesn't like imbalance, Carolan said.

World Media President Trump ends controversial voter fraud commission
Author: 0 President Trump ends controversial voter fraud commission

Multiple lawsuits were filed against the group, which some Republicans on the panel last fall complained ultimately hobbled its work. The White House said in a press release on Wednesday: "Despite substantial evidence of voter fraud , many states have refused to provide the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity with basic information relevant to its inquiry".

World Media LOTTERY: Winning numbers for $460 million Powerball jackpot
Author: 0 LOTTERY: Winning numbers for $460 million Powerball jackpot

While Mega Millions and Powerball are known for big payouts, this is the first time that the games have boasted jackpots over $400 million at the same time. No one has hit the jackpot since October 25. It also raised the price of a single ticket to $2. And the chances of winning both, for those of you thinking really big? The odds of winning one of the jackpots is roughly one in 259 million for Mega Millions and one in 292 million for Powerball.

World Media United States northeast in grip of intense cold after being hit with blizzard
Author: 0 United States northeast in grip of intense cold after being hit with blizzard

Some parts of MA already saw up to 10 inches of snow . More than 1,000 flights have been canceled Friday, following the 4,300-plus ones called off a day earlier, the tracking service FlightAware said. The rapidly intensifying storm prompted Gov. Cuomo to declare a state of emergency for New York City, Westchester and Long Island. This morning, snow was falling at the rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour at the JFK Airport with up to 11 inches already recording in Long Island, and up to 3 ...

World Media Republican Wins Dramatic Virginia House Race After Random Drawing
Author: 0 Republican Wins Dramatic Virginia House Race After Random Drawing

The next day, a three-judge panel declared a tie based on a previously uncounted vote for Yancey. The race between Yancey, a three-term incumbent, and Simonds has bounced back and forth since the November election, when Virginia Democrats - fueled by voter anger directed at Republican President Donald Trump - wiped out a 66-34 advantage held by Republicans in the House.

World Media Warmer weather to return; freezing rain not in forecast
Author: 0 Warmer weather to return; freezing rain not in forecast

Dry weather will persist today and Saturday with below normal temperatures, according to the National Weather Service. The wedge is formed when weather patterns from the west and northeast meet over north Georgia, often causing severe weather for the area.

World Media Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike
Author: 0 Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

The honourable court has also asked them to come back. As the strike entered the second day on Friday crippling operation of the eight transport corporation running about 21,000 buses, the first bench of the High Court headed by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee ordered the workers to resume work or face the outcome including termination and contempt of court.

World Media Storm to bring snow, then explode as 'bomb cyclone'
Author: 0 Storm to bring snow, then explode as 'bomb cyclone'

It's part of a major wind storm moving up the East coast that's bringing ice, freezing rain, snow and strong winds. The term " bomb cyclone " is new to meteorological terminology, though phrases like "polar vortex" have been used in previous years.

World Media Motel 6 Chain Sued For Releasing Guest Information to Feds
Author: 0 Motel 6 Chain Sued For Releasing Guest Information to Feds

He said the motel divulged to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) the names, dates of birth, license-plate numbers and room numbers of more than 9,000 guests at six sites throughout the state. But Yasmeen Pitts O'Keefe, a spokeswoman, said in an email that, in general, "immigration enforcement actions are targeted and lead-driven, prioritizing individuals who pose a risk to our communities".

World Media IED blast kills 4 policemen in Indian-controlled Kashmir militant attack
Author: 0 IED blast kills 4 policemen in Indian-controlled Kashmir militant attack

According to police, the militants had planted the IED beneath a shop in the marketplace to target the police party. He said that three shops were also damaged in the blast. Five CRPF men were killed on December 31 when heavily armed terrorists carried out a suicide attack on a camp of the paramilitary force in Pulwama in south Kashmir.

World Media Erdogan transfers his powers to speaker of Turkish parliament
Author: 0 Erdogan transfers his powers to speaker of Turkish parliament

Last year, a referendum also granted Mr Erdogan sweeping new powers - further straining his country's relationship with the EU. He said the relationship between Europe and Turkey needed to be rethought with the goal of creating a partnership that would ensure Turkey's "future will be built looking toward Europe and with Europe".

World Media Trump seeks $33bn to secure US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Trump seeks $33bn to secure US-Mexico border

The new request, if granted, will bring more than 1,140 km of new and replacement barriers altogether over 10 years, reports Xinhua. Yet in a private phone call in January, shortly after being sworn in, Trump told Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto that Mexico paying for the wall is "the least important thing that we are talking about, but politically this might be the most important [thing we] talk about".

World Media Mega Millions jackpot up to $450 million; Powerball increases to $570 million
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot up to $450 million; Powerball increases to $570 million

Saturday's $570 million jackpot is the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh-largest US lottery jackpot. The current jackpot is the nation's 8th largest lottery prize ever. That would be 1 in 88 quadrillion, or 1 in 88,412,922,115,183,000 to be precise. What would you do if you won the lottery? The cash option would be $358.5 million.

World Media Magnitude 4.5 quake rattles Berkeley, San Francisco area
Author: 0 Magnitude 4.5 quake rattles Berkeley, San Francisco area

The natural disaster had a preliminary depth of 8 miles (13 kilometers). Though there were no immediate reports of significant damage, the tremor at 2:39 a.m. Let us know on our Facebook page here. Though earthquakes have troubled the Bay Area, is Sacramento susceptible to feeling the same effects? The quake is said to be associated with the Hayward fault, which aligns underneath the eastern side of the Bay area - from Hayward through Berkeley.

World Media Trump Threatens To Cut Palestinian Aid Unless They Resume Peace Talks
Author: 0 Trump Threatens To Cut Palestinian Aid Unless They Resume Peace Talks

Israeli lawmakers passed a bill early on Tuesday morning which limits the ability of its government to divide Jerusalem , which is a central Palestinian demand for a two-state agreement. At a press conference at the UN on Tuesday, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley fielded questions about US funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency responsible for funneling aid to so-called Palestinian refugees.

World Media What are the new pot laws in Moorpark?
Author: 0 What are the new pot laws in Moorpark?

To be compliant in California , says Steve DeAngelo, executive director of Harborside, one of the nation's largest dispensaries, they have to also "pay for security measures, mandatory product testing, licensing fees, taxes, employee benefits".

World Media Congress says BJP's stance on triple talaq bill is not clear
Author: 0 Congress says BJP's stance on triple talaq bill is not clear

After a recess, Parliament will meet again from March 5 to April 6, Kumar said. The leader of House Arun Jaitley accuses Congress of trying to sabotage the Triple Talaq Bill. President Ramnath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two Houses January 29 and the Economic Survey will be tabled the same day, Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananth Kumar told reporters here.

World Media PTV Sports Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Streaming
Author: 0 PTV Sports Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Live Streaming

Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali both scored centuries as Pakistan cruised to a 120-run victory over New Zealand XI in their one-day tour match at the Saxton Oval. Tom Latham went for three before Williamson and Nicholls put on 90 in 13.2 overs for the fifth wicket. Impressive young seamer Hasan Ali was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers, taking 3-61 from his 10 overs.

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