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World Media Doomsday Clock Advances as Close as it's Ever Been to Midnight
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The first American H bomb exploding in the Marshall Islands in 1952. The first time the Doomsday Clock moved was after the Soviet Union successfully tested its first atomic bomb in 1949. He explained that using "dire" to describe the current nuclear situation is an understatement. Scientists made the call amid the growing tensions between the United States and North Korea, which have been engaged in a war of words over Kim Jong Un's nuclear weapons programme.

World Media BJD Suspends Baijayant Panda from Primary Membership of Party
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Panda's tiff with Pandian seems to have begun after he was attacked with eggs and stones in May previous year during the inauguration of an overhead water tank at Jatiparilo village in his constituency. Reacting to his suspension, Panda said he was shocked at the decision of the party. "MP Jay Panda has never hesitated to criticise the party in Parliament , in the State & his constituency and before media".

World Media United Nations official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar
Author: 0 United Nations official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar

Mr Richardson said Ms Suu Kyi appeared to want the 10-member worldwide advisory group, one in a string of Rohingya commissions set up by the Burma government, to endorse her policies. Many Rohingya want to return eventually to their villages in Burma, Unicef deputy executive director Justin Forsyth said during a visit to the vast Kutupalong refugee camp.

World Media Hyd Man mowed down while attempting reckless selfie
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The man, identified as Shiva from Warangal, can be seen standing beside a railway track and pointing towards an oncoming speeding train in the viral video. The Government Railway Police in India released the video of 25-year-old student R Shiva Kumar getting injured while taking the selfie, according to the Indian Express .

World Media Officer fatally shot in Colorado; manhunt underway for suspects, reports say
Author: 0 Officer fatally shot in Colorado; manhunt underway for suspects, reports say

Sources have confirmed to 9Wants to Know that an Adams County deputy is dead and one man is in custody after an incident late Wednesday night in Thornton. The suspects were described as light-skinned black males or dark-skinned Latino males who were wearing black-colored clothes. The suspected gunman in the slaying of Deputy Heath Gumm has been identified , but the search for two more suspects continues in Adams County.

World Media Tally of Indianapolis homeless population begins
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While she didn't have the county-by-county numbers available, she said the state's two largest cities, Cheyenne and Casper, generally also have the largest homeless populations. The local median rent grew at a faster rate than nearly every non-coastal American city, outpacing income growth, according to the Oklahoma City Housing Authority's most recent affordable housing strategy report.

World Media Train accident near Milan claims 3 lives; over 100 injured
Author: 0 Train accident near Milan claims 3 lives; over 100 injured

Emergency services workers search the wreckage for trapped passengers. Photographs show three carriages sprawled across the tracks, one of them tilted to the side, smashed into a pole. Helicopters were taking the injured to nearby hospitals. The head of Milan police said an investigation has been opened, with railway police interrogating the train driver.

World Media LG is raising washing machine prices due to new Trump tariff
Author: 0 LG is raising washing machine prices due to new Trump tariff

Get ready to pay more for LG washing machines. Still, the move is being lauded by US -based appliance manufacturer Whirlpool , which has long lobbied for more protective measures against its Asian rivals. Anticipating the move, LG has built a factory to build washing machines in Tennessee that will start production as soon as late 2018, and Samsung recently started production of washing machines at a SC plant.

World Media Trump approves steep tariffs on solar panels, washing machines
Author: 0 Trump approves steep tariffs on solar panels, washing machines

President Trump said approving the tariffs will help us manufacturers and is in line with his pledge to put American companies and jobs first. The tariffs will decrease by 5 percent each year through 2021. The news was closely watched in California, which is home to 100,000 of approximately 260,000 solar industry jobs in the United States. "We consider this decision more severe than what the solar industry hoped, but less severe than what President Trump's America First tough-on-trade ...

World Media RARE EVENT: Super Blue Blood Moon
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The moon will reach its shortest distance from us at 4:55 a.m. ET January 30, and a full moon will occur the following day. Moon Eclipse is the phenomenon in which the Moon passes directly behind Earth in its shadow. Thus the "super blue moon". At a total lunar eclipse, Moon takes about an hour to become completely immersed in the umbra. For those in the eastern USA, the eclipse will begin at 5:51 a.m.

World Media MI man detained for threats to shoot down CNN employees
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Trump gave CNN the most, four, Fake News Awards last week. Brandon Griesemer , 19, a Novi, Michigan native, has been arrested after authorities say he made calls to CNN, threatening to travel to the news network's headquarters in Atlanta and kill people, via The Washington Post .

World Media Twiladawn Perry: School Choice Week
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The Public School Superintendents Association is so alarmed that it is responding to National School Choice Week with an "I Love Public Education" campaign. There is a reason to celebrate that school spirit now more than ever. Every child is different and while some children thrive in traditional public schools, others may not.

World Media Cecile Richards to Leave Planned Parenthood
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Richards' leadership has seen Planned Parenthood's other services continues to decline. These sources told BuzzFeed that Richards has confided in several colleagues about her intentions to retire. Defunding Planned Parenthood's was among Donald Trump's promises to anti-abortion groups during the USA presidential campaign. "These victories were led and made possible by women of color".

World Media Leading member of German far-right party resigns after converting to Islam
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The AfD entered Germany's national parliament after garnering support in September's national election on an anti-Islam platform that demanded stricter border controls to stem the number of refugees and migrants entering Germany. In the 2017 election , the AfD managed to win 94 out of 709 seats in the German Bundestag, a 100% increase on their last election effort where they failed to win a single constituency.

World Media PM Netanyahu And Mrs. Netanyahu Depart For Davos Economic Conference
Author: 0 PM Netanyahu And Mrs. Netanyahu Depart For Davos Economic Conference

In a statement released by the Prime Minister's Office, Netanyahu said the meeting with Merkel was "important". "I also expressed my appreciation for Chancellor Merkel's true commitment to Israel's security". White House senior economic adviser Gary Cohn said Mr Trump will use his speech to encourage global companies to invest in the United States and take advantage of Trump's corporate tax cuts.

World Media Malaysia December Retail Inflation Rises 3.5% On Year, Rate Hike Likely
Author: 0 Malaysia December Retail Inflation Rises 3.5% On Year, Rate Hike Likely

Malaysia's consumer price index rose 3.5 percent annually in December, on higher cost of transport, food and non-alcoholic beverages, government data showed on Wednesday. Construction prices rose 1.3% in the December quarter. December's inflation was mainly driven by higher year-over-year costs for transportation, food and non-alcoholic beverages, according to the statistics department.

World Media White House Teases Major Immigration Reform Framework to be Introduced Next Week
Author: 0 White House Teases Major Immigration Reform Framework to be Introduced Next Week

Jeff Flake of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of SC, and Democrat Dick Durbin of IL, was criticized by White House press secretary Sarah. A leaked draft of the White House's infrastructure plan has surfaced over at Axios , and although specific funding numbers are not attached, the document offers the first details in what has so far been a fairly confusing process .

World Media BJP Blames Income Inequality On Congress, After Rahul Gandhi Questions PM Modi
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A Washington Post report that US President Donald Trump imitated the accent of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a private conversation about Afghanistan has set Twitter aflutter. After the speech, Mr Modi met his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau . Earlier this month Klaus Schwab the founder and Chairman of WEF described India as an image of optimism and promise.

World Media Schumer kills deal that would protect Dreamers for wall funding
Author: 0 Schumer kills deal that would protect Dreamers for wall funding

Nancy Pelosi didn't back the deal to reopen the government, and the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus said of Senate Democrats: "They are getting their butts kicked". Bayer, a Weinberg sophomore, echoed Cuautle's sentiments and added that the decision to hold out on a vote was "highly irresponsible" and rooted in an issue unrelated to the funding bill.

Author: 0 Susan Collins had senators in bipartisan meetings use talking stick

McConnell had said Sunday night and Monday morning that it was his "intention" to take up legislation addressing DACA, border security and other issues if Democrats agreed to fund the government until February 8. Susan Collins of ME and Democratic Sen. A source with knowledge of internal White House discussions said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and other top aides told Trump that "it is better if you don't inject yourself right now".

World Media Sir Elton John to retire from touring after nearly 50 years
Author: 0 Sir Elton John to retire from touring after nearly 50 years

This afternoon, 70-year-old gay British singer/songwriter Sir Elton John announced his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour . "At one point it was touch and go as to if I'd even be here". During a South American tour a year ago, John contracted a rare bacterial infection that landed the musician in the hospital and caused him to cancel several Las Vegas show dates.

World Media Muted demand drags down crude palm oil futures by 0.13%
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Gasoline inventories rose by 4.12 million barrels, the API said. USA crude stockpiles fell for the 10th consecutive week, but a rise in gasoline inventories more than offset the decline, the Energy Department reported. Over the past four weeks, motor gasoline product supplied averaged about 8.7 million barrels per day, up by 5.4 percent from the same period a year ago.

World Media Bangladesh delays repatriating Rohingya refugees hours before set to begin
Author: 0 Bangladesh delays repatriating Rohingya refugees hours before set to begin

The two countries reached a deal earlier this month that agreed that the repatriation, set to start last Tuesday, would take two years to complete. Bangladesh says it needs more time to prepare for the transfer. Win Myat Aye said Myanmar has provided Bangladesh with a list of 700 Rohingya and 400 Hindu refugees who have been verified as eligible for repatriation.

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