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Stevie Wonder serenades First Lady Michelle Obama with 'Michelle Amour' rendition Stevie Wonder serenades First Lady Michelle Obama with 'Michelle Amour' rendition
- January 13, 2017

When asked if she was starting to get emotional about leaving the White House, she told him, "I feel like crying right now, and I didn't think it was going to be that emotional, because we're ready to go". In the thank you video, people from different backgrounds are seen thanking for numerous steps taken by Michelle and reveal its effect on their lives . (more...)
BSF soldier who exposed corruption in Indian Army goes missing BSF soldier who exposed corruption in Indian Army goes missing
- January 12, 2017

The BSF took note of the video and tweeted from its official handle that an inquiry has been ordered. In winters tinned and dehydrated food is available. Meanwhile, Yadav's wife, through his Facebook account, claimed that her husband had been missing since his video went viral. Our conditions are still worst. (more...)
Dairy Queen Pulls Franchise From Owner Who Addressed Family With Racial Slurs Dairy Queen Pulls Franchise From Owner Who Addressed Family With Racial Slurs
- January 12, 2017

For his part, Crichton was initially unrepentant about his actions, but he later apologized and promised to undergo sensitivity training. Crichton fessed up quickly, and continued using the slur while talking to the police. "He took out his flip phone and he said he would take a picture and put it on Facebook because he wants to show the world what kind of n****** he has to deal with". (more...)
Sainsbury's sales inch higher over Christmas thanks to online and Argos
- January 12, 2017

Data also out from Kantar Worldpanel showed the best United Kingdom grocery sales growth for more than two years, with Tesco largely holding on to its market share, at 28.3% in the 12 weeks to January 1, from 28.3% a year earlier. Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury's . Over the Black Friday period, 65% of Argos sales were taken online and a quarter of a million Fast Track deliveries made over that weekend. (more...)
United States blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
- January 12, 2017

Thirty-five Russian diplomats have been expelled from U.S. soil over allegations that Russia ran a hacking campaign to influence the American presidential elections. Russian Federation has denied the hacking charges, calling them "amateurish and hardly worthy of the high professional standards of top intelligence agencies". (more...)
'It is over': Congress certifies Trump's win, over last-ditch Dem objections 'It is over': Congress certifies Trump's win, over last-ditch Dem objections
- January 10, 2017

Unsurprisingly, about 90 percent of registered Democrats and Republicans voted for their party's candidate, and the data also shows a preference for unaffiliated voters for Clinton-which is partly why the conventional wisdom narrative immediately formulated around the theory that third party voters had selfishly denied Clinton her rightful ascendance to the presidency. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Gets Standing Ovation At Final Performance Of 'The Color Purple' Hillary Clinton Gets Standing Ovation At Final Performance Of 'The Color Purple'
- January 10, 2017

An audience member and Clinton supporter told the Times that he became emotional at seeing the former secretary of state. Upon entering the theatre, the former presidential candidate was welcomed by the crowd with cheers and a standing ovation. (more...)
Minister: Iraq's oil exports from south climb further
- January 10, 2017

Light, sweet crude for February delivery recently lost $1.34, or 2.5%, to $52.65 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The likelihood that drivers in the 20 largest metro areas in the US such as Miami, Philadelphia and San Francisco will face the same prices remains high. (more...)
McDonald's Sells China Business for $2 Billion
- January 10, 2017

From a strategic perspective, we remain constructive about this transaction as well as future refranchising efforts. Citic and Citic Capital will own 52 percent of the business, while Carlyle will own 28 percent. For instance, Golden Arches has been struggling to improve their sales in recent years. "China and Hong Kong represent an enormous growth opportunity for McDonald's ", Steve Easterbrook, McDonald's chief executive, said in a news release, per the New York Times . (more...)
Iraqi forces reach the Tigris River in Mosul
- January 09, 2017

The battle to retake Mosul began in October, and Iraqi forces have encountered fierce resistance and significant casualties. A spokesman for the counter-terrorism forces said they had reached the eastern side of the river at one of the bridges damaged by IS. (more...)
Suspect Sought in Shooting of US Consular Officer in Guadalajara Suspect Sought in Shooting of US Consular Officer in Guadalajara
- January 08, 2017

One video shows a man dressed in a blue T-shirt and trousers standing by the entrance to the consulate parking garage, then pulling a gun when a auto approaches the exit, firing the weapon and then running away. A consulate spokesperson spoke to The Guardian and said that they are working with Mexican law enforcement in this matter. USA officials have faced attacks in Mexico in the past. (more...)
Berlin truck attack: Second Tunisian suspect held
- January 05, 2017

She said Wednesday he was arrested in a separate case run by local prosecutors, but would not give details. The 26-year-old man has been taken into custody and the authorities are investigating whether he played a part in the deadly rampage in the German capital days before Christmas. (more...)
Israeli lawmakers to push law annexing West Bank settlement Israeli lawmakers to push law annexing West Bank settlement
- January 04, 2017

Dermer announced that Israel eagerly awaits the Trump administration, as he indicated he would be presenting evidence of US collusion to Donald Trump rather than to Obama. Kerry's view on the settlements may be more in line with U.S. Jewish opinion, at least as measured by Pew Research Center's survey of U.S. Jews. Today, Israel has spread far beyond its initial 1948 United Nations-sanctioned borders and is swallowing Palestine whole. (more...)
Daytime showers, heavy rain tonight, winter weather late week Daytime showers, heavy rain tonight, winter weather late week
- January 03, 2017

Under a southwest wind flow, temperatures will be some 10-15 degrees above normal, in the mid 70's, except for coastal SC, where a onshore wind and some morning fog lingering longer, will keep temps closer to normal. Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Today Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 48. Tuesday: Rain, mainly after 7 a.m. (more...)
Samajwadi Party Claims All's Well: Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Yadav Reinducted Into Party Samajwadi Party Claims All's Well: Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Yadav Reinducted Into Party
- January 02, 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav had then warned Akhilesh that if Shivpal, who was then the Minister for PWD and Irrigation, left the Samajwadi Party would break. Akhilesh has a good image among the public but does not have a support base or muscle power, which has otherwise been associated with the Samajwadi Party. (more...)
Fights, disturbances shut down malls across US Fights, disturbances shut down malls across US
- December 28, 2016

A mall outside Cleveland was placed on lockdown after a large group of teens caused a disturbance at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, police said. There were no reports of injuries or damaged property. More than 3,500 mall shoppers were evacuated from the mall. Two separate malls in Memphis, Tennessee , also reported violence Monday. He says some teenagers were apparently involved in a fight at the mall. (more...)
Romanian president refuses to designate parliament majority nominee as PM Romanian president refuses to designate parliament majority nominee as PM
- December 28, 2016

Dragnea said he was surprised by the President's decision and that neither he nor his fellow coalition members could find any constitutional reason for the President's refusal to accept Shhaideh. Last week, the Social-Democratic leader said that Sevil Shhaideh , a person in whom he has "full confidence", would be his party's only proposal for Prime Minister. (more...)
Indian Men Arrested After US Tourist Accused Them of Rape
- December 28, 2016

The victim arrived in the capital on December 19 to depose before a court and join investigations. On December 3, Delhi police had registered an FIR regarding the incident. "On the complaint of a Delhi-based NGO, we contacted the victim and filed a case on the basis of her statement". "The same has been elucidated in standing order No. (more...)
Powerful quake shakes Chile, no deaths reported
- December 28, 2016

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said hazardous waves were possible on coasts up to 1,000km from the quake's epicentre. Some roads were reported damaged, and thousands were temporarily evacuated from coastal areas across Los Lagos. However, he said "there should be some damage" due to the power of the quake and communication was hard in the region. There was report of some damage to highways, he said. (more...)
Japan's PM to join Obama in Pearl Harbor ceremony Tuesday Japan's PM to join Obama in Pearl Harbor ceremony Tuesday
- December 27, 2016

Abe's visit is seen as highlighting the decades of reconciliation between the two countries. Japanese leaders have visited Pearl Harbor before, but Abe will be the first to go to the US Arizona Memorial, the wreck where 1,177 US personnel died. (more...)