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Global News Supreme Court Halts North Carolina Redistricting
Author: 0 Supreme Court Halts North Carolina Redistricting

In the new order delaying the North Carolina case, the Justices said the lower court ruling would remain suspended until a formal appeal is filed to challenge that decision , and the Justices have issued a final ruling. The Jan. 9 decision says North Carolina's lines were drawn with the clear intention of helping Republicans beat Democrats and endorses several ways to measure the partisan nature of the district lines.

Global News North Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang
Author: 0 North Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang

The sudden flurry of sports diplomacy contrasts tensions that have risen on the Korean peninsula in recent years amid a growing number of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests by the North, as well as increasingly threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang toward the United States.

Global News Donald Trump's appointee resigns after saying: 'I don't like gay people'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's appointee resigns after saying: 'I don't like gay people'

In his former role at CNCS, Higbie was responsible for the public image and messaging of the federal department that oversees volunteer services like AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. They're just awful people.' Well, yeah, most Muslims believe that to have sex with men is okay, which I don't like it all... At another point, Higbie stated, "The whole African-American thing gets me whipped up because it's like 99 percent - and I'm paraphrasing here - of people who write down African-American ...

Global News Kris Dunn falls face first to floor, shatters teeth after fastbreak dunk
Author: 0 Kris Dunn falls face first to floor, shatters teeth after fastbreak dunk

With Zach LaVine's minutes set to increase, he also could spend time at the position in Dunn's absence. Dunn was injured Wednesday night during a home loss to Golden State . As the Chicago Bulls player leapt into the air, hung on top of the hoop and dropped the ball through the net, he probably didn't think twice about hanging off the rim.

Global News 'Russian mafia link' to Trump golf course probed
Author: 0 'Russian mafia link' to Trump golf course probed

On Thursday morning the House Intelligence Committee voted to release previously confidential testimony given to lawmakers behind close doors by Fusion GPS co-founder and co-author of the infamous Russian Federation dossier Glenn Simpson .

Global News Las Vegas Gunman's Girlfriend Won't Face Charges, Police Say
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In a press briefing, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo revealed the findings of a preliminary report on the shooting, saying that all evidence pointed to Paddock's acting alone and that Marilou Danley, his girlfriend at the time, was not a suspect.

Global News White House slams Democrats, preps for shutdown
Author: 0 White House slams Democrats, preps for shutdown

Partisans traded dueling hashtags on Twitter: #SchumerShutdown vs. #TrumpShutdown. Schumer said "some progress" made at White House meeting with Trump but "good number of disagreements" remain. Ed Markey (Mass.) on whether it is "hypocrisy " for Democrats to force a government shutdown over immigration reform after Sen. Trump added: "We are going to fund our military; we're going to have a military like we've never had before because we've just about, just about never needed our military ...

Global News Alabama promotes Mike Locksley to OC, adds two more coaches
Author: 0 Alabama promotes Mike Locksley to OC, adds two more coaches

The Tide's former offensive coordinator, Brian Daboll, left to take the same position with the Buffalo Bills after just one season in Tuscaloosa. Mike Locksley was New Mexico's head coach from 2009 to 2011, and served as Maryland's interim head coach for the final six games of the 2015 season.

Global News US Vice-President Arrives in Egypt
Author: 0 US Vice-President Arrives in Egypt

Pence went ahead with his four-day trip to the Middle East, citing national security and diplomatic reasons. U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence arrived today in Egypt, where he is expected to meet top officials to discuss bilateral relations and regional matters.

Global News More severe weather warnings issued for Cumbria
Author: 0 More severe weather warnings issued for Cumbria

The "be prepared" amber warning is in place for wide parts of the country, including Strathclyde, Central, the Lothians, south west Scotland , Tayside and Fife from 07:00 until 22:00. He added: "Motorists should consider avoiding peak journey times and whether they can delay or avoid travelling". "Consider if you can make your journey home from work earlier than usual".

Global News CJI Dipak Misra to hear Judge Loya case on Monday
Author: 0 CJI Dipak Misra to hear Judge Loya case on Monday

The Judicial Commission of Pakistan proposed this during a meeting held in the chair of Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar at the Supreme Court building on Thursday. He then recused himself from hearing this case, which had become a political issue with the Congress demanding a probe by a special investigation team.

Global News Yoga on ice: India to offer classes during Davos summit
Author: 0 Yoga on ice: India to offer classes during Davos summit

WEF is an worldwide body, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Previously, Indian Prime Minister H.D. Devegowda attended the forum in 1997. "Besides, this is a multilateral event and the Prime Minister's central message will be that we are an economy that can be an engine of global growth".

Global News Deeply anguished by fire at factory in Bawana: PM Modi
Author: 0 Deeply anguished by fire at factory in Bawana: PM Modi

The Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the fire. "Several casualties reported. Monitoring the situation.Ordered enquiry", Delhi minister Satyendar Jain said in a tweet. Deputy commissioner of police, Rohini district, Rajneesh Gupta said, "The fire broke out in Bawana's F-block". My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives.

Global News Lawmakers react to government shutdown; what's impacted in Hawaii
Author: 0 Lawmakers react to government shutdown; what's impacted in Hawaii

The government shut down on Friday has halted all but the most essential operations and marred the one-year anniversary of president Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction. "These are critical issues that need to be dealt with", Baker said. Like Trump, Democrats are also finding their room for maneuvering on immigration is narrow.

Global News India Makes 'Flawless' Launch Of Long-Range Missile
Author: 0 India Makes 'Flawless' Launch Of Long-Range Missile

This successful test of Agni-5 reaffirms the country's indigenous missile capabilities and further strengthens our credible deterrence", said India's defense ministry. "Roughly speaking, Agni-1,2 and 3 were mainly designed considering Pakistan, while 4 and 5 are mainly designed for China", the DRDO scientist told The Indian Express.

Global News Several dead as gunmen attack top Kabul hotel, take hostages
Author: 0 Several dead as gunmen attack top Kabul hotel, take hostages

According to one witness, who did not want to be named, the attackers took some hotel staff and guests hostage. Following the attack, police have cordoned off the area. KABUL , Afghanistan - Four gunmen attacked Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on January 20, Saturday, and started shooting at guests, an Afghan official said, in the latest violence to strike the Afghan capital.

Global News Donald Trump Exercises
Author: 0 Donald Trump Exercises "More Than People Think", According to Donald Trump

He also reports the 6-foot-3 president weighed in at 239 pounds — three pounds heavier than he was in September 2016, the last time Trump revealed his weight to the public. Asked if it was dentures that made the president slur, Jackson said Trump did not have full or partial dentures. Concerns about his physical well-being and cognitive fitness started circulating long before he became president .

Global News Confusion over the naming of storms
Author: 0 Confusion over the naming of storms

There's also a status yellow wind warning for Leinster, Cavan , Monaghan , Roscommon , Limerick , Tipperary and Waterford . Northern England and Northern Ireland have also seen flurries of snow , with 1cm reported in Lough Fea, Northern Ireland, and further accumulations expected through the day.

Global News India jump three places to 102nd spot in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
Author: 0 India jump three places to 102nd spot in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

They are among the five African nations that qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The next edition of FIFA's ranking list is due to be published on February 15, 2018. Meanwhile the top thirteen in the world remain unchanged with German leading the way followed by Brazil. The German Coach said he will be transparent in the final squad selection for the World Cup stating that there won't be any anointed player in his squad.

Global News Macedonia positive on solving name row with Greece
Author: 0 Macedonia positive on solving name row with Greece

The UN envoy also asked leaders of the opposition parties in both countries to take a "constructive attitude" to help solve the issue. Greece maintains that the use of Macedonia suggests that Skopje has territorial claims to its own Macedonia - a northern region that boasts the port cities of Thessaloniki and Kavala and was the center of Alexander the Great's ancient kingdom, a source of Greek pride.

Global News Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief
Author: 0 Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief

The deal is a "major achievement of nuclear nonproliferation and diplomacy, and has contributed to regional and global peace and security", he said. Calling it "a last chance", Trump said the United States "will not again waive sanctions in order to stay in the Iran nuclear deal".

Global News Federal Prosecutors Announce Plans to Retry Senator Menendez
Author: 0 Federal Prosecutors Announce Plans to Retry Senator Menendez

Chris Christie exited with record low approval ratings, he was elected twice. Reacting to the news, Menendez's office released a defiant statement, saying they fully expect the senator to be vindicated in any future trial. Earlier Friday, the government announced it will retry Menendez and Salomon Melgen on multiple bribery and fraud charges. Now, the Department of Justice wants a do-over.

Global News Serial killer feared as arrest made in Gay Village missing men case
Author: 0 Serial killer feared as arrest made in Gay Village missing men case

News of the disappearances of Esen and Kinsman also sparked concern among residents in the heart of Toronto's gay community about the safety of online dating. Patricia Kinsman and Karen Coles told a news conference Friday that news of Bruce McArthur's arrest came as a shock, but also brought respite from the worry and despair that had plagued them since their brother, Andrew Kinsman, went missing last June.

Global News Couple plead not guilty to torture of children
Author: 0 Couple plead not guilty to torture of children

David and Louise Turpin were each ordered held on $12 million bail after entering their pleas Thursday and were scheduled to return to court on February 23. Some of the children would be chained for weeks or months at a time and wouldn't be freed to use the bathroom, he said. - CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) January 18, 2018Other punishments including beatings, strangulation.

Author: 0 Trump frustrated with media coverage of Kelly's interview: WH

During an appearance on Fox News on Wednesday night, Kelly said Trump has "evolved" in his outlook. The only thing both Trump and Kelly seem to agree upon is that what comprises the border wall has changed . That's pretty strong language, even if McConnell pulled up short of handing Trump a "fake policy" award. The Mexican government responded to President Donald Trump about his claim that Mexico will pay for the wall and is the most insecure country in the world.

Global News Pak Deputy High Commissioner summoned by MEA
Author: 0 Pak Deputy High Commissioner summoned by MEA

Two women were have been martyred while five citizens got injured in result of Indian unprovoked firing along Working Boundary . The media wing of military further said that Pakistani forces replied befittingly and destroyed a check post of Indian forces.

Global News Rand Paul's Neighbor Charged With Assault After Garden Fight
Author: 0 Rand Paul's Neighbor Charged With Assault After Garden Fight

The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of IN was assigned the case following the recusal of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky, where the offense is alleged to have been committed. Boucher has been charged with assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury, a felony under federal law. The U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky was recused from handling the case, so it was transferred to Indiana.

Global News US Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case
Author: 0 US Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

As president, he has rescinded protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, sought to ramp up deportations and pursued new measures restricting legal immigration. The law also prohibits discrimination on the basis of nationality. In a series of emergency actions, it has issued decisions at least in part favorable to Trump without ever resolving the legal merit of the policies.

Global News Irish Prime Minister Provokes Fury Over UK Veteran Comments
Author: 0 Irish Prime Minister Provokes Fury Over UK Veteran Comments

EU President Donald Tusk said Tuesday that the bloc's "hearts are open" for Britain to stop Brexit, while European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday that he would like Britain to rejoin the bloc even after it leaves. But Juncker added for the first time in public that even once Britain had left, it could still change its mind and return to the bloc by invoking another treaty clause.

Global News Donald Trump's physician says he's
Author: 0 Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs

The tabloid-style book Fire and Fury by journalist Michael Wolff, published this month, led to speculation about Trump's mental fitness for office. "The president is very sharp and articulate", Jackson said. Trump's cholesterol reading from Friday's exam was borderline high even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor. Despite some tests showing his heart to have a regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds, Trump also underwent a scan for calcium-containing plaque in the blood ...

Global News Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock's Remains Given to Brother
Author: 0 Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock's Remains Given to Brother

Police say they do not expect to file charges against the girlfriend of a gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas in October. Authorities have concluded that Paddock acted alone, and the sheriff said police do not anticipate bringing charges against Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, who received large cash transfers from Paddock just before the shooting and was questioned in the days after.

Global News Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany
Author: 0 Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin submerged himself in freezing water in celebration of Epiphany, a holiday in Orthodox Christianity that celebrates Jesus' baptism. The water is blessed for the second time on Epiphany Day. Putin has had a track record of stripped down to the waist in public. The ritual is not the first time that Putin has shown off his torso or engaged in physical activity, having previously been photographed topless riding a horse, while previous year he was pictured ...

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