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World Golden Globes: 5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show
Author: 0 Golden Globes: 5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show

Laura Dern, Amy Poehler, Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep , Emma Stone , Emma Watson , Michelle Williams and Shailene Woodley have said that on the red carpet they will each be accompanied by activists in a range of fields. We feel sort of emboldened in this particular moment to stand together in a thick black line dividing then from now". "We are participants in this entertainment industry, and we have something to say".

World Johnson a stroke behind leaders
Author: 0 Johnson a stroke behind leaders

He now ranks tied for first in the field in driving distance through 54 holes. Johnson's one blemish of the day came with a bogey on the par-three 11th but he immediately followed that by holing a 65-yard pitch for eagle on the 12th. But the American has done enough to stay atop the world rankings for close to a year. Jordan Spieth had a frustrating day on the greens as a 70 left him eight behind Johnson, while Leishman went from joint-leader to mid-table after tumbling to seven under ...

World Israel Bans Entry of NGO Representatives Supporting Boycott
Author: 0 Israel Bans Entry of NGO Representatives Supporting Boycott

The list, in particular, includes such entities as Jewish Voice for Peace , France Association Palestine Solidarity, BDS France, BDS Italy, Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign , American Friends Service Committee, American Muslims for Palestine and BDS South Africa .

World Reporter Courtney Roland Missing, Last Seen In Houston
Author: 0 Reporter Courtney Roland Missing, Last Seen In Houston

She is said to have told her pal a blue truck leaving a Walgreens supermarket was stalking her. She left that camp at 4 p.m., was reportedly seen later that night, and then sent a text at 12:30 a.m. Roland's roommate told Click 2 Houston that she received a text from Roland at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Roland's roommate also told Click 2 Houston that Roland had been on high alert for weeks after someone broke into her vehicle.

World Man calls 911 to report his own DUI
Author: 0 Man calls 911 to report his own DUI

Michael Lester, of Winter Haven, can be heard telling a dispatcher that he is "too drunk" as the woman tries to determine his location for responding deputies in the recording released Friday by the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Michael Lester, 39, was arrested on a DUI charge after authorities in Polk County say he called to request that he be pulled over. Lester told deputies who arrived on the scene he had consumed drugs and alcohol.

Author: 0 Mueller looks deeper into talk at Trump Tower

Special Council Robert Mueller is now looking into Ivanka Trump who is an adviser to her father the President, after she spoke to individuals who were present at the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016. Despite his anger over Sessions' withdrawal from the investigation, Trump said he stands by the embattled Sessions, a vocal and loyal supporter of his election bid.

World Fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant, 5 employees sleeping inside dead
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant, 5 employees sleeping inside dead

The incident occurred at 2.30 am at Kailash Bar and Restaurant when the employees were asleep. The Press Trust of India news agency said the five were burned to death. The bodies have been taken to the city's Victoria Hospital for post mortem. According to current reports, concerned authorities are at the incident site trying to find the reason behind the fire that gutted Kailash bar.

World Delhi-New York flights delayed due to non-availability at JFK
Author: 0 Delhi-New York flights delayed due to non-availability at JFK

The airport confirmed worldwide flights into its terminal four had been suspended as footage emerged of water streaming from the ceiling and flooding the terminal floor. It's now 11pm and we've just been told we won't get our baggage tonight. "People are getting upset. Nobody knows anything and they all give you a circular answer: 'it's coming soon'".

World Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears
Author: 0 Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

The first is created to protect medical-marijuana users against any state administration that decides to use the illegality of marijuana under federal law to shut down Arizona's program. "Opening the door to go after legal marijuana businesses ignores the will of the majority of Americans and marks yet another socially unjust and economically backward scheme from this administration", Wyden said.

World Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa visits ill opposition leader Tsvangirai
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa visits ill opposition leader Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ruled out forming a coalition government with the opposition ahead of elections due later this year. Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Mnangagwa said Tsvangirai "is recuperating very well and says he will soon be going back for another medical check-up to South Africa".

World UK official backs homeless crackdown for royal wedding
Author: 0 UK official backs homeless crackdown for royal wedding

Leader of the local council Simon Dudley said rough sleepers and beggars were harming the town's reputation with tourists and he wanted police to move them on. "And where there are issues of people who are aggressively begging on the streets then it's important that councils work with the police to deal with that aggressive begging".

World Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: State media
Author: 0 Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: State media

The Huthi rebels said they had fired a missile at the kingdom's southwestern province of Najran in a statement tweeted by their Al-Masirah television channel. A confidential report to the UN Security Council the same month said UN officials had examined debris from missiles fired at Saudi Arabia that pointed to a "common origin" but could not conclude whether they came from an Iranian supplier.

World Trump to announce 'fake news' awards
Author: 0 Trump to announce 'fake news' awards

Trump ended his tweet on the subject. Speaking on the Late Show on Wednesday, he said: "You know folks, its awards season". Maybe-maybe-there was a chance that we would, for at least a couple minutes, stop paying attention to Donald Trump .

World Egypt detains 4 after Kiwis survive balloon crash
Author: 0 Egypt detains 4 after Kiwis survive balloon crash

It came four years after 13 foreign tourists were injured when their hot air balloon struck a communications mast in Luxor and crashed. The injured party includes Australians, two French nationals and one Argentinean. Adele Jayde, of Melbourne, wrote on Instagram that she was "extremely thankful and blessed that myself and my travel companions on this tour all managed to come out of it alive with only minor injuries, as others in the basket with us weren't so lucky".

World Is Michael Wolff's
Author: 0 Is Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" More Credible Than Previously Thought?

Bannon's former boss labeled the media executive "Sloppy Steve" and issued an official statement saying that when he "lost his job , he also lost his mind". CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who said Trump was "completely fit" to lead the country, said he paused before answering because it was such "a ludicrous question".

World WTA Brisbane: Elina Svitolina Claims first title of the year
Author: 0 WTA Brisbane: Elina Svitolina Claims first title of the year

Svitolina looked the strongest player throughout the tournament, dropping just one set to Johanna Konta throughout. Ukraine's Elina Svitolina laid down her marker as a serious contender for the Australian Open when she demolished Belarusian qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-1 in the Brisbane International final on Saturday.

Author: 0 Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing

All 21 Chinese crew on board the Hong-Kong registered freighter the CF-Crystal were escued, the ministry said. The tanker was still ablaze Sunday. The 274-meter-long tanker was still ablaze on Sunday and images on Chinese television showed huge clouds of smoke rising from the stricken vessel.

World West Bengal man threatens Sachin Tendulkar's daughter Sara, arrested
Author: 0 West Bengal man threatens Sachin Tendulkar's daughter Sara, arrested

The Tendulkar family had already registered a complaint against him at Bandra police station in Mumbai . The police have claimed a diary from Maity's house, in which he wrote Sara's name and proclaimed her as his wife. Debkumar, a class XII dropout, is known as an artist in the area. The accused used to work as a painter, but, for the last few years, was suffering from depression and had behavioural issues.

World A better way fight voter fraud
Author: 0 A better way fight voter fraud

From most perspectives, the Election Integrity Commission should have never existed in the first place. Six months ago, it was clear that President Donald Trumps voter fraud commission was fueled by hot air and destined to fail. The VP Mike Pence-led panel met only twice, immediately facing opposition from more than a dozen states which claimed that sharing details was a violation of voters' rights and would deter minorities from taking part in the election process.

Author: 0 Jake Tapper Cuts Off Stephen Miller After Deeply Strange Interview

Miller, the White House's senior advisor for policy. He then demanded Tapper give him three minutes to tell "the truth about the Donald Trump I know". Miller slammed the network over a mistake it made a year ago in a report about the Russian Federation investigation and accused CNN of not covering issues he said are important to Americans.

World See the first trailer for Stephen Colbert's Donald Trump cartoon series
Author: 0 See the first trailer for Stephen Colbert's Donald Trump cartoon series

Colbert ranted to TV critics at Saturday's TCA . "If I didn't have the show, I'd be much more exhausted of the president. The show is the interpersonal relationships of the people you don't get to see". Steve Bannon, the former chief political strategist who has become the target of Trump's ire since " Fire and Fury " was published, is also not set to appear, but, Colbert said, "in a pinch, Bannon could be back tomorrow if he becomes a viable character in Trump's world".

World Russian soldiers killed in attack on air base in Syria
Author: 0 Russian soldiers killed in attack on air base in Syria

At least 13 civilians were killed by the Bashar al-Assad regime in eastern Ghouta, Syria on Saturday, according to a source from the "White Helmets" Syrian Civil Defense group. The Syrian government and Russian Federation military have have repeatedly denied they are targeting civilian areas. Syrian government forces have been trying to reach a force trapped inside the suburb of Harasta for a week without success.

World Australia sizzles as east coast temperatures hit up to 45C
Author: 0 Australia sizzles as east coast temperatures hit up to 45C

A three-day "severe heatwave" will see Sydneysiders sweltering from today through Sunday, with soaring temperatures forecast across the state. A south-easterly change is expected to cool off coastal regions this evening. They've also informed residents that if they are considering leaving their homes, they should do so earlier rather than later. Environmental health director Dr Ben Scalley, NSW Health, said ozone pollution caused by vehicle exhaust and industrial fumes and gets worse on ...

Author: 0 Trump's pressure on Pakistan may push it closer to China

China may be looking to exploit a decision by the United States to cut $255 million in aid to Pakistan. But recent moves by China suggest the country may be looking to exploit Washington's decision to slash Pakistani aid in order to gain geopolitical advantage over the U.S.

World Amit Shah hits out at Left Front government in poll-bound Tripura
Author: 0 Amit Shah hits out at Left Front government in poll-bound Tripura

His visit assumes significance considering the fact that three northeastern states - Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland - are going to polls this year. BJP national president Amit Shah said if there is a competition for the most corrupt regime, then the award should go to the Mukul Sangma-led government.

World Chinese citizen reportedly behind North Korean oil smuggling
Author: 0 Chinese citizen reportedly behind North Korean oil smuggling

The Commerce Ministry said exports of refined petroleum products to the North in 2018 will be capped at 500,000 barrels. Beijing, which accounts for most of the North's trade and energy supplies, was Pyongyang's diplomatic protector for decades but has supported the latest United Nations measures.

World Two Injured In Explosion At Swedish Subway Station
Author: 0 Two Injured In Explosion At Swedish Subway Station

The object then exploded and "hurt the man seriously". "According to information, the injured man picked up an object from the ground", confirmed a police spokesman . Rescue official Lars-Ake Stevelind told Swedish broadcaster SVT that "someone has used some type of explosive material" for the object and that police were investigating it.

World U.S. freezes payment to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees
Author: 0 U.S. freezes payment to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees

So, what's behind Trump's threats and what will it mean for US policy in the region? The fear of a humanitarian disaster is reportedly leading Israel's prime minister to privately ask the U.S. Trump took to Twitter to echo Haley's statement shortly after, saying the United States gives the Palestinians "HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect".

World President Trump orders 'cease and desist' on tell-all book
Author: 0 President Trump orders 'cease and desist' on tell-all book

Wolff , and making disparaging statements and in some cases outright defamatory statements to Mr. Wolff about Mr. Trump , his family members, and the Company, knowing that they would be included in Mr. On Wednesday, the President accused his former ally of "spending his time at the White House leaking false information to the media to make himself seem far more important than he really was".

World North, South Korea agree to their first talks in two years
Author: 0 North, South Korea agree to their first talks in two years

North Korean IOC member Chang Ung made the comment to reporters at Beijing's global airport, Kyodo reports. Tensions have been high after North Korea carried out multiple missile launches past year, including a number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and its sixth atomic test, by far its most powerful to date.

World Manafort sues to challenge Mueller's mandate in Russia probe
Author: 0 Manafort sues to challenge Mueller's mandate in Russia probe

Under those regulations, Mr. Rosenstein gave Mr. Mueller a mandate to investigate "links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump ". Manafort and business associate Rick Gates face money laundering and other charges as part of the special counsel's investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

World Tanker and ship collision near Shanghai leaves 32 missing
Author: 0 Tanker and ship collision near Shanghai leaves 32 missing

The collision took place approximately 160 nautical miles (184 statute miles) east of the mouth of the Yangtze River, at about 8 p.m. local time (7 a.m. The Hong Kong-registered freighter is owned by a company based in eastern China's Zhejiang province and was transporting grain from the United States to the southern China province of Guangdong.

World Frozen iguanas falling from trees in USA cold snap
Author: 0 Frozen iguanas falling from trees in USA cold snap

They like to sit in trees, and "it's become cold enough that they fall out". Although the iguanas may look dead, once the sun comes out and the temperature warms up, they can pop back to life. WPEC-TV posted images of another iguana on its back on a Palm Beach County road. Then they awoke."All of a sudden these things are coming alive, crawling on his back and nearly caused a wreck".

World Naidu sends privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha
Author: 0 Naidu sends privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha

On December 28, Yadav had given notice under Rule 187 alleging that the Congress President had "intentionally, maliciously and disrespectfully twisted" the name of Leader of the House and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a tweet, spelling his name as "Jait-lie".

World Another fire breaks out at Shiv Shakti building at Lower Parel
Author: 0 Another fire breaks out at Shiv Shakti building at Lower Parel

However, the fire tenders have brought the fire under control, reported ANI . On the same day, another massive fire broke out at Cinevista studio in Kanjurmarg. There were no reports of anyone getting injured, fire brigade officials said. The actress of the show, Jennifer Winget was present at the Cinevista Studio when the fire took place.

World Haj House in Lucknow Painted Saffron by Yogi Adityanath Government
Author: 0 Haj House in Lucknow Painted Saffron by Yogi Adityanath Government

Notably, after coming to power in the state, the Yogi Adityanath government chose to fix a minimum support price for potato at Rs 487 per quintal in a bid to encourage the potato growers. Farmers were angry at their crops being wasted and said that the BJP government was doing nothing to arrest the decay. Even Sharma said that it is still not clear if this was done by the farmers or someone else.

World Loved Ones Mourn Philly Fire Lieutenant Who Died in North Philly Blaze
Author: 0 Loved Ones Mourn Philly Fire Lieutenant Who Died in North Philly Blaze

Matt LeTourneau joins that host of heroes. City officials say 42-year-old Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau was pinned under debris inside the home when it collapsed. "And we are without words". LeTourneau was a member of Engine 45. He was promoted to lieutenant in 2015. Lt. LeTourneau was a 1993 graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School and held an associate's degree in fire science from Delaware County Community College.

World PM Narendra Modi to Address High-level Police Conference in Gwalior Today
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi to Address High-level Police Conference in Gwalior Today

Modi was addressing a conference on "Transformation of Aspirational Districts" here. The Prime Minister said, relative backwardness of some regions is an injustice to the people. While he has said in the past that demonetisation was responsible for wiping out confidence in the Indian economy, he even took a dig at PM Modi's "Make in India" initiative on Thursday.

World Saudi princes arrested for palace protest
Author: 0 Saudi princes arrested for palace protest

Saudi Arabia previous year rounded up dozens of royal family members, current and former senior officials in the crackdown on corruption that has also strengthened the power of the heir to the Saudi throne, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. King Salman ordered on Saturday extra pay for Saudi government workers and soldiers this year after the implementation of value-added taxation and a surge in fuel prices stirred grumbling among citizens, highlighting the kingdom's struggle to overhaul its ...

Author: 0 US Sanctions Four More Venezuela Officials

The Venezuelan premier lambasted the USA press via his Twitter account Friday, accusing it of waging a "media war" against his country and, more specifically, the Bolivarian government. Major General Jose Izquerido Torres is accused of using his position for illicit enrichment. The US has imposed sanctions on four serving or retired Venezuelan generals for rights abuses or corruption.

World Man Rips Heads Off 20 Chickens in Drunken, Jealous Rage
Author: 0 Man Rips Heads Off 20 Chickens in Drunken, Jealous Rage

Ulrich, 28, of Milford, was arrested on 20 counts of cruelty to animals and other charges, police said. They are due back in court January 30. They were also charged with other crimes related to criminal mischief and property damage. Ulrich allegedly killed them on that person's property, even leaving chicken heads scattered about . Budnovitch faces counts of sixth-degree larceny, two counts of conspiracy to commit criminal mischief, six counts of conspiracy to commit second-degree criminal ...

World Tournament canceled when fisherman goes missing on lake
Author: 0 Tournament canceled when fisherman goes missing on lake

The boat had apparently been in a wreck when it was found. Kisiah was safely located around 11 PM. The boat belonged to pro Bill Kisiah of Slidell, Louisiana, and co-angler Nik Kayler of Apopka, Florida . Cold conditions and a rough lake surface have plagued Lake Okeechobee over the last week, with some conditions mimicking that of the ocean. TCPalm described the area as "stretch of water dotted with grass islands and partially submerged obstructions".

World Twitter explains why it won't suspend Donald Trump's account
Author: 0 Twitter explains why it won't suspend Donald Trump's account

Further, Twitter stated that a decision to shut down an account controlled by a country's leader " would also not silence that leader, but it would certainly hamper necessary discussion around their words and actions ". In essence, it's because Trump - and other world leaders - have been granted a special status. In response to Trump's threat on Twitter, the company earlier said that it had reviewed the case and "found that there was no violation of the Twitter rules against abusive ...

World Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez on Luton win: I'm not pleased with everything
Author: 0 Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez on Luton win: I'm not pleased with everything

Luton, roared on by 7,500 away supporters, high in the top tier of St James' Park, have been in excellent form and although the League Two were out-played in the first half they were brilliant in the second. "Keep the ball and then a fourth goal would have finished it but we couldn't do it". "They sit back in and then they punished us first half, and then it was about making sure that one, we got the next goal and two, we didn't concede and then the floodgates opened".

World American Horror Story's Ryan Murphy could leave Fox after Disney deal
Author: 0 American Horror Story's Ryan Murphy could leave Fox after Disney deal

Murphy is hopeful because he thinks Disney CEO Bob Iger has done a tremendous job with Pixar and the Marvel Cinematic Universe . In addition to AHS , Murphy is producing at least six other projects including Feud's second season, an unnamed Monica Lewinsky project and Pose , a musical drama set in '80s NY.

World Filmmaker Paul Haggis Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Four Women
Author: 0 Filmmaker Paul Haggis Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Four Women

She called out "no", but he wouldn't stop, she said . She said after the star-studded event the then 59-year-old offered her a lift home and invited her into his apartment for a drink, She states that despite her refusal, he was persistent and she finally agreed.

Author: 0 Russia Accuses US of 'Abusing' UNSC Position Over Iran

Protesters initially took to the streets on December 28 in frustration over the country's struggling economy and high unemployment rates, but the protests have spread to other major cities and some are now calling for a government overthrow.