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United States wants smaller nukes to counter Russia — Nuclear Posture Review

United States wants smaller nukes to counter Russia — Nuclear Posture Review The review recommends a two-step solution. Most significantly, North Korea is pursuing a nuclear path in direct contravention of the NPT and in direct opposition to numerous UN Security Council resolutions, the report said. "We want to see a world that is free of nuclear weapons, but our nuclear policy needs to be rooted in the reality of the world we live in, where aggressive regimes like N... [Full Article...]

Will world's largest health insurance scheme benefit the poor?

Will world's largest health insurance scheme benefit the poor? The National Health Protection Scheme to provide 10 crore poor and vulnerable families sounds promising. All of these mean that the existing shortfalls in public health and primary care facilities - 20 per cent shortage of health sub-centres, along with 22 per cent and 30 per cent shortage of primary health centres and community health centres (as per Rural Health Statistics 2016) - is unlikely ... [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels denies Trump affair, 'hush money' in new statement

Stormy Daniels denies Trump affair, 'hush money' in new statement Stormy Daniels deflected questions regarding an alleged affair with U.S. President Donald Trump during a TV appearance on Tuesday night (30Jan18). Trump's lawyer has also denied any affair. Trump's lawyer has also issued a denial. "Here's what I want to know". Clifford continued to decline to comment, and then the interview somehow got even weirder. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Shooting: Ammunition Dealer Charged

Las Vegas Shooting: Ammunition Dealer Charged Prosecutors said Haig's fingerprints were found on some of the unfired high-calibre rounds at the crime scene and that armour-piercing casings recovered from Paddock's hotel room bore tool marks matching the "reloading" equipment they said Haig used to assemble ammunition cartridges. [Full Article...]

UN, US Slam Kenya After TV Stations Shutdown

UN, US Slam Kenya After TV Stations Shutdown Omtata argues that the state switched off free to air transmission on the three channels without warning and without giving any reasons. A United Nations spokesperson says Kenya must follow a court order lifting the suspension of three television stations . [Full Article...]

India to take on Australia in U-19 Cricket World Cup Final

India to take on Australia in U-19 Cricket World Cup Final Australia cruised to victory against Afghanistan in the semifinal while India rolled their arch-rivals Pakistan for just 69 in Christchurch on Tuesday after they were held to 9-272 from their 50 overs. "I guess our job is to get through those players at the top and get into the middle and lower-order", Harris said. Jack Edwards: The opening batsman was the only player to have had success ... [Full Article...]

Trump Claims His SOTU Had The Highest Ratings In History. It Didn't

Trump Claims His SOTU Had The Highest Ratings In History. It Didn't Trump has previously made claims of superior numbers that have proved inexact, if not false. More than 45 million people watched, Nielsen data confirms . President George W. Bush saw the biggest audiences early in his presidency - 51.8 million in 2002 and 62 million in 2003 - as the nation recovered from the September 11 terrorist attacks and launched wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. [Full Article...]

Boeing wins $6.56b expansion of USA missile defense contract - Pentagon

Boeing wins $6.56b expansion of USA missile defense contract - Pentagon Another U.S. missile interceptor test reportedly failed off the Hawaiian coast this week, marking what could be the second time within the past year that a test shot missed its target. The Department of Defence confirmed to CNN that a test had taken place, but did not mention the result. The a year ago saw ramped-up North Korean missile launches - some of them over Japanese territory - and ... [Full Article...]

Syria may be developing new chemical weapons, senior U.S. officials say

Syria may be developing new chemical weapons, senior U.S. officials say The official warned that Syria's chemical weapons could soon spread to other parts of the world, possible even the USA, unless the global community steps up its pressure on Syria's leader Bashar al-Assad. The official was referring to Russia's media offensive to deny its connection to chemical weapons use in Syria . Elliot Higgins, a British-based weapons analyst, said the serial numbers indicate... [Full Article...]

Groundhog Day 2018: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

Groundhog Day 2018: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter Groundhog Day stems from the European holiday known as Candlemas , a Christian "festival of lights" in the bleak midwinter of february 2. This year marked the 132nd ceremony, which brought visitors from around the world. The Groundhog Day legend states that, if Phil sees his shadow, it will send him running back into his burrow...because a longer winter is on the way. [Full Article...]

Shopian youth injured in Army firing succumbs

Shopian youth injured in Army firing succumbs The Indian Army has claimed that they were forced to open fire in self-defence after seven of its personnel were injured in the mob attack at Shopian. The news of their deaths in army's firing had triggered a massive controversy in the state with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti calling Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who was believed to have assured her that she will seek a detailed report fr... [Full Article...]

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya added to United States 'terror list'

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya added to United States 'terror list' Israel's Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz tweeted in response: "I wish to congratulate the U.S. on the righteous decision to designate Ismail Haniyeh as a global terrorist". Born in a refugee camp in Gaza, the leader has always been seen as pragmatic and flexible in his attitudes towards Israel, and support for a Palestinian state alongside the Israeli one. [Full Article...]

'Perverted Guru' Tariq Ramadan Held by French Police Investigating Rape Allegations

'Perverted Guru' Tariq Ramadan Held by French Police Investigating Rape Allegations A regular panellist on TV debates with two million Facebook followers, Ramadan has been accused by secular critics of promoting a political form of Islam. In November another woman, a convert to Islam who has remained anonymous, accused him of raping her in 2009. Ramadan was elected by Time magazine in 2000 as one of the seven religious innovators of the 21st century and in 2004 as one of the 10... [Full Article...]

President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address

President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address The address, required by the U.S. Constitution, will focus on Trump's priorities in five areas, a senior administration official told reporters on Friday: jobs, infrastructure, immigration, trade and national security. The Sun-Times also reported that Democratic Reps. Republican leaders in Congress have nonetheless encouraged and embraced the idea that Trump will stick to a broadly palatable... [Full Article...]

Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records

Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records The AP attorney returned the documents, but the other lawyer had already transmitted the documents and the Review-Journal published Douglas Haig's name online. She noted that there is still an ongoing investigation regarding one other individual connected with the shooting. The court documents showed that early in the investigation, police believed Paddock may have had help. [Full Article...]

Brexit will accelerate UK-China relations: UK Ambassador

Brexit will accelerate UK-China relations: UK Ambassador Downing Street said that the scheme which is seeing China invest billions of pounds in infrastructure in Asia and Europe, could contribute to global growth if it was "well implemented", but said that it had to meet "international standards". [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Order To Keep Prison At Guantanamo Bay Open

Trump Signs Order To Keep Prison At Guantanamo Bay Open Just before the 2018 State of the Union address , President Donald Trump issued an executive order aimed at continuing the operation of the U.S. military's prison facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. detention operations at Guantanamo Bay are safe, legal, humane and consistent with global law. The order says the USA may transport additional detainees to the detention center in Cuba, when necessa... [Full Article...]

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga sworn in as ''People's'' President

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga sworn in as ''People's'' President In a statement copied to Ghanaweb, the International Relations and Security Expert says he finds the development in Kenya very worrying as many people could die when violence breaks out in the course of the "illegal" inauguration. On Monday, Linus Kaikai, chairman of the Kenya Editors Guild, said senior editors had been summoned by the authorities and warned not to cover the event or risk being sh... [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian calls out Lindsay Lohan after criticism of braids

Kim Kardashian calls out Lindsay Lohan after criticism of braids While a further fan blasted: "I just KNOW I ain't seen Kim Kardashian with braids and beads". Khloe Kardashian thinks it's perfectly fine anddefended her sister on Twitter . Oh my God is she not Oh my God is she not sooooooo on fire right now? However, mother-of-three Kim appeared unconcerned by the fallout, sharing a picture on Monday night which showed her reclining on a bed while on ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii fires warning officer who sent missile alert

Hawaii fires warning officer who sent missile alert The other human error identified in the report was that of warning officer, who failed to recognize the message as part of an exercise while other warning officers on duty did, it said. The Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday that the Hawaii public employee who sent a message to everyone in the state warning of a ballistic missile threat believed there was a credible threat. [Full Article...]


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