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World Trump signs renewal of NSA's surveillance program
Author: 0 Trump signs renewal of NSA's surveillance program

The bill , which already has been passed by the House, now heads to the White House, where President Donald Trump has said he will sign it into law. The intelligence community says the program is a critical tool in identifying and disrupting terror plots.

World Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake on fire again
Author: 0 Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake on fire again

According to media reports, Locals spotted huge clouds of smoke in the middle of the wetlands. Union minister for Human Resources Development minister Prakash Javadekar and MLA Sri Aravinda Limbavali will visit Bellandur lake at 5 p.m on Saturday.

World President Trump's Florida Trip Depends On Budget Deal
Author: 0 President Trump's Florida Trip Depends On Budget Deal

First Lady Melania Trump (R) and President Donald Trump (2nd R) pose with Chinese President Xi Jinping (2nd L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (L) upon their arrival to the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. Democrats are already seizing on the optics, accusing the president of abdicating his responsibilities as Congress scrambles to meet a midnight deadline to pass a stopgap funding measure.

World Pakistan Force Targets Jammu: 2 Civilians Killed
Author: 0 Pakistan Force Targets Jammu: 2 Civilians Killed

Heavy firing between Indian and Pakistani troops at the worldwide border has caused civilian deaths on both sides - eight in total during the last 48 hours. Pakistan has been resorting to mortar shells as well. "We express deep sorrow over the loss of lives due to the exchange of heavy firing on the LoC".

World Al-Attiyah sets up a cracking Dakar
Author: 0 Al-Attiyah sets up a cracking Dakar

Hero MotoSports Team Rally's rookie rider Oriol Mena continued his great form to finish the first leg of the marathon and the 11th stage of Dakar Rally at ninth position. Their teammates Stephane Peterhansel and Jean Paul Cottret, whose auto had malfunctioned in an earlier as they conceded lead, finished fourth in the 11th stage and maintained their second position.

World White House doc to give more details on Trump's health
Author: 0 White House doc to give more details on Trump's health

Jackson has recommended that Trump, whose reported body mass index puts him just below the obesity line, lose between 10 and 15 pounds. Trump and some Republicans have said the senators' agreement is insufficient. "We shouldn't be asking immigrants to prove their worth, when this country seems to be unworthy of them", she said. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that she couldn't remember the president using the word ascribed to him.

World Three northeastern States go to polls in February
Author: 0 Three northeastern States go to polls in February

The model code of conduct came into force in all three states with the announcement of the electoral schedule, chief election commissioner Achal Kumar Joti told reporters. "Meghalaya has been with the Congress and Tripura has been dominated by Left parties". It is present in Nagaland as partner of the ruling party, Naga People's Front.

World Olympic Torch Relay leaves Seoul and clocks up 80th day
Author: 0 Olympic Torch Relay leaves Seoul and clocks up 80th day

One year before the 1988 Games, a South Korean passenger plane exploded, killing all 115 people aboard, and a captured North Korean agent told South Korean investigators that she bombed the jetliner at the order of North Korean leaders who wanted to disrupt the Seoul Olympics.

World Natural disaster shakes Baja California, Central Mexico
Author: 0 Natural disaster shakes Baja California, Central Mexico

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. It is known for attracting American tourists who often camp in recreational vehicles along the coastline. Mexico is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, the world's most seismically active region. There were reports of light shaking felt there on the Baja Peninsula.

World Cavaliers Interested in Trade for Kings Guard George Hill
Author: 0 Cavaliers Interested in Trade for Kings Guard George Hill

Isaiah Thomas led the way for Cleveland with 21 points alongside three rebounds, four assists, two steals, but he only made 6-of-15 from the field. Now this is really getting serious. Chris Paul had 19 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and Clint Capela added 20 points in the win. Or, as is sometimes the case during trade season, maybe this and other rumors will be little more than empty fanfare and Hill will eventually stay put.

World President Trump honors King's legacy in weekly address to nation
Author: 0 President Trump honors King's legacy in weekly address to nation

Without explicitly denying using that word, Trump lashed out at the Democratic senator, who said Trump uttered it on several occasions. "They weren't made", President Trump said, mentioning two Republican senators who averred Trump never made, or that they did not perceive the sound of any racist remark from him.

World For immigration deal, Graham needs the Trump he plays golf with
Author: 0 For immigration deal, Graham needs the Trump he plays golf with

Although Democrats are continuing to threaten to force a government shutdown in days unless an agreement protecting those benefitting from the constitutionally dubious DACA program is reached, "Democrats don't really want" to resolve the issue, Trump tweeted Sunday morning.

World President Trump Says DACA Is 'Probably Dead' And Blames Democrats
Author: 0 President Trump Says DACA Is 'Probably Dead' And Blames Democrats

The policy was rescinded by Trump in September but has given the Congress to come out with a policy in six months' time on the fate of some 800,000 individuals, many of whom are Indian or South Asian descent. He called the new stories a "gross misrepresentation". The other will be to sign the bill, get a "win" and be able to proclaim that he did what no other president could do.

World Michelle Obama Thanks Husband, Fans For The
Author: 0 Michelle Obama Thanks Husband, Fans For The "Warm" Birthday Wishes

We're going to go out on a limb and say this adorable gesture isn't anything new for these two. She shared a picture of the handsome flowers and card that she had received from Barack Obama . "I love your strength, your grace, and your determination", he wrote. Michelle and Barack Obama arrive at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago on October 31, 2017.

World Blaming Dems, Trump Says DACA Deal Likely 'Dead'
Author: 0 Blaming Dems, Trump Says DACA Deal Likely 'Dead'

It came after the president on Thursday reportedly expressed anger over immigrants coming from Haiti and African countries, which he allegedly dubbed " shithole countries ". When Trump again ignored the question, Ryan repeated it - a fact lost on anyone who followed the event on the live video stream on the White House web site, since it abruptly cut out at that point, though C-SPAN continued to broadcast the event.

World Trump reportedly knew he'd be blamed for a government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump reportedly knew he'd be blamed for a government shutdown

The White House announced in a statement that it would be holding a media briefing on Friday over the possible government shutdown , as legislators struggled to keep the United States government funded. The US government is already operating on its third temporary funding extension since this fiscal year began last October. "We don't have a reliable partner at the White House to negotiate with", said Senator Lindsey Graham, of SC, according to the Washington Post .

World Canada, US Co-Host Summit on North Korea
Author: 0 Canada, US Co-Host Summit on North Korea

Trump said he believed the North Korean regime was getting closer to being able to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. On Saturday, the International Olympic Committee will host a meeting in Lausanne to finesse the details of a peace-making breakthrough following months of rising tensions fueled by North Korea's missile-testing program.

World Deputies: DUI suspect mistook bank drive-thru for Taco Bell
Author: 0 Deputies: DUI suspect mistook bank drive-thru for Taco Bell

The Bank of America at Mariner Boulevard and Cortez Boulevard in Spring Hill, Florida. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppThe manager told deputies that after beating on the auto window for "some time", he was able to wake up the driver.

World Football legend Pele hospitalised
Author: 0 Football legend Pele hospitalised

The FWA said the three-time World Cup Winner has undergone a series of test which suggest the ailment is nothing more serious than severe exhaustion. A few weeks after the Draw, Pele told Stan Collymore he hoped to visit Russian Federation for the 2018 World Cup and support his beloved Brazil provided he remained in good health.

World Vehicle slams into back of tow truck on on snow-covered freeway
Author: 0 Vehicle slams into back of tow truck on on snow-covered freeway

It crashed into the auto on the tow truck, went airborne, and then landed on the ground, just missing the driver. In the footage, the out-of-control sedan is seen traveling too fast for the conditions and speeding towards the tow truck. The driver was cited for failing to give a lane to emergency vehicles. The tow truck driver spotted the out of control vehicle and was able to get out of the way in time.

World Baltimore replaces police commissioner
Author: 0 Baltimore replaces police commissioner

Commissioner-Designate DeSousa will assume responsibility for the Police Department immediately and following appropriate approvals, his appointment as commissioner will be made permanent, Pugh said in a news release. "In 30 years, this is the best initiative I've seen". He said he intends to decentralize certain units and disperse officers from headquarters to the precincts, and reduce the sizable amount the department spends on overtime.

World 3 dead after boat explosion in Kentucky
Author: 0 3 dead after boat explosion in Kentucky

Smith, 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana, and Quentin J. Stewart, 41, of Opelousas, Louisiana, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Marshall County Coroner. Of those, at least six people were taken to area hospitals and two of those were airlifted. Autopsies were scheduled for the victims. Cash said he expected an Occupational Safety and Health Administration official to join the investigation, but was unaware of the status of that investigation.

Author: 0 Trump, Theresa May to meet on sidelines of Davos summit

Karen Karapetyan will also participate in the informal gathering of World Economic Leaders (IGWEL), the release said. One of the key findings of the WEF paper was that Europeans, especially younger people, believe that a core set of European values, based on inclusion and equality, openness and diversity, and sustainable growth are coming increasingly under threat.

World House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russian Federation probe showdown
Author: 0 House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russian Federation probe showdown

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks during a rally for U.S. senate hopeful Roy Moore. Commenting on Steve Bannon's Tuesday meeting with the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. His insider role during the Trump election campaign and in the White House could provide crucial details to the committee, which is seeking to understand the extent of contact between Trump and his advisors and Russian Federation, which is accused of interfering with the 2016 election.

World Doctor says Donald Trump in 'excellent' health
Author: 0 Doctor says Donald Trump in 'excellent' health

Trump , who has gained three pounds since his physical in 2016, takes a drug to reduce his cholesterol, and Jackson said he may increase the dosage. "I've found no reason whatsoever to think the president has any issues whatsoever with his thought processes", Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy, said.

Author: 0 Seven GOP Senators Back Bipartisan Immigration Bill, Graham Says

Trump responded to the criticism by calling himself a " very stable genius " on Twitter and then allowing cameras to film him negotiating immigration legislation with senators at the White House for 55 minutes last week. Trump's mental fitness for the job had come under intense scrutiny after a recently published, controversial book, " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", portrayed him as childlike and mercurial.

World President Trump Makes Appearance At White House Women's Event
Author: 0 President Trump Makes Appearance At White House Women's Event

Department spokesperson Clayson Monyela says the department wanted to take action in order to protect and affirm the dignity of African people. Trump ultimately took the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which is a test created to spot dementia and early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

World McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week
Author: 0 McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week

McConnell said that as far as a short-term continuing resolution to keep the government funded goes, "I'm certainly going to take up what the House sends us", insisting that he believes that a House-approved CR would have a good chance of passing the Senate.

World Trump Won't Go To Florida Friday Amid Shutdown Standoff - White House
Author: 0 Trump Won't Go To Florida Friday Amid Shutdown Standoff - White House

The House voted 230-197 for the four-week continuing resolution, with 11 Republicans voting no and six Democrats voting for it. ABC News says the measure now moves to the Senate, where the math still appears to be a challenge for Republicans, who would need Democratic votes to clear the 60-vote threshold needed to pass it.

World Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 in African Nations Championship
Author: 0 Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 in African Nations Championship

Libya cruised to a 3-0 win against debutants Equatorial Guinea . There is still plenty to play for, however, as Libya lie third on three points while Equatorial Guinea are bottom without a point but are not out of it just yet. The score was 0-0 at half-time following a tightly contested first-half with both teams looking very organized at the back. The first chance of the second half fell to Ogbugh in the 55th minute as he headed a cross from Sunday Falaye straight at Libya keeper ...

World Transportation disturbed, flights canceled as storm lashes Europe
Author: 0 Transportation disturbed, flights canceled as storm lashes Europe

At least five people were killed in "Friederike", the heaviest storm that ravaged Germany in 11 years, the German Press Agency ( DPA ) reported Thursday in an update. Flights were grounded, train service was halted and trucks were knocked over by the strong winds. Other videos showed a construction trailer blowing over after a man stepped into it; a multiple-story sign blowing over, people tumbling in the wind through a town square; and bicycle commuters being blown away while waiting for ...

World McKayla Maroney Speaks Out on Larry Nassar's Sentencing
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney Speaks Out on Larry Nassar's Sentencing

Responding to Nassar's complaint as part of the hearing, Aquilina acknowledged the disgraced doctor's recollection of almost fainting at his December hearing but otherwise refused to play the sympathy card in the wake of 50-plus statements against Nassar.

World Wipro posts surprise fall in Q3 profit on higher costs
Author: 0 Wipro posts surprise fall in Q3 profit on higher costs

Net profit fell to Rs 1,931 crore ($303 million). Revenue from IT services rose marginally to Rs 13,235 crore during the December quarter. The IT services revenue is, however, less than the guidance of $2,014-2,054 million the company gave on October 17 for the quarter under review.

World Tom Brady injures throwing hand during practice on Wednesday
Author: 0 Tom Brady injures throwing hand during practice on Wednesday

It's critical for the Eagles, Vikings and Jaguars to quickly put their exciting divisional round wins behind them and not just be happy to make it to the next round. The Steelers looked one game further down the line and paid the price. The Vikings are an indoor team playing outside in mid-January. That's where we are, though, and the victor of the game could ultimately hinge on which quarterback outperforms the other.

World Flake leaves the door open for 2020 presidential run
Author: 0 Flake leaves the door open for 2020 presidential run

Read the full report at the Associated Press . "The last thing we need is to push that ultra nationalist, ethno-nationalist, protectionist element of the party", Flake told ABC News . Flake, who's emerged as one of the president's most vocal critics in the party and has drawn sharp criticism from Trump as a result, demurred when asked if he might mount one himself.

World State legislature holds briefing on false missile alert
Author: 0 State legislature holds briefing on false missile alert

A Federal Communications Commission official told lawmakers at the Hawaii State Legislature on Friday that may have happened in part because cellphone carriers may choose not to participate in the nation's Wireless Emergency Alert system.

World Worboys judicial review 'inappropriate', lord chancellor says
Author: 0 Worboys judicial review 'inappropriate', lord chancellor says

Similarly, on procedure it would be necessary to identify a failing to follow that process by the Parole Board that would have had a material impact on the decision'. The terms of reference have been expanded to include consideration of the law, policy, guidance and practice relating to challenges to Parole Board decision-making.

World Knicks have kept silent about possible Kemba Walker trade
Author: 0 Knicks have kept silent about possible Kemba Walker trade

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Charlotte Hornets are reportedly open to the possibility of trading Kemba Walker ahead of next month's National Basketball Association trade deadline . The Pistons have the assets in terms of players, young prospects, expiring contracts and picks in order to help facilitate a trade with Charlotte.

World NFC championship game: Three things to watch in Vikings-Eagles
Author: 0 NFC championship game: Three things to watch in Vikings-Eagles

Losing Carson Wentz and Jason Peters didn't completely derail the team, unlike the Cowboys , who tank when a star player is out under coach Jason Garrett. Championship-game weekend is becoming a sports holiday, so BetNow.eu is offering prop bets for those who don't want to wait the extra two weeks for the Super Bowl.

World Crimson Tide reportedly hires new co-OC, WRs coach
Author: 0 Crimson Tide reportedly hires new co-OC, WRs coach

This promotion makes it Locksley's third opportunity as an offensive coordinator. There's a chance Saban could add a quarterback coach given the addition of a 10th assistant. Prior to his time with the Crimson Tide, the 48-year-old had previously spent four years with Maryland, spending most of that time as the Terrapins offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and then taking over as interim head coach in October 2015 after Randy Edsall was sacked.

World US Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban
Author: 0 US Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban

The order granting review did not specify when the case would be scheduled for a hearing before the Justices, but the government has suggested that the hearing should be held in April - the last scheduled set of hearings of the Court's current term.

World Novak Djokovic HITS BACK Over 'Exaggerated' Australian Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic HITS BACK Over 'Exaggerated' Australian Open

It was nearly 40 degrees Celsius when Djokovic and Monfils were doing battle on Rod Laver Arena, so dropped to around 30°C by the time Federer defeated Struff 6-4 6-4 7-6 (7-4). The Frenchman, known as one of the fittest players on tour, looked dazed and confused in the second set and eventually got medical assistance. Pera next plays No.