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PM Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned. What's next for Ethiopia?

PM Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned. What's next for Ethiopia? In his speech, Desalegn noted that people had been displaced and injured and property damaged in the recent unrest and that he believed his resignation was necessary to carry out the democratic reforms that were underway. He assumed the office of Prime Minister in 2012 after the death of then PM Meles Zenawi . Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-governm... [Full Article...]

Boushie's family meets federal ministers after Gerald Stanley acquittal in murder trial

Boushie's family meets federal ministers after Gerald Stanley acquittal in murder trial Mr Stanley's trial began on 30 January. "We have the right to lock them up if they don't show up, and yet they might not show up because they don't have the resources to get here", said Sinclair. An online fundraiser for the Boushie family had raised nearly $110,000 (over $138,000 Canadian) by Tuesday morning. That's essentially what the supporters of Gerald Stanley have stood for. [Full Article...]

Four paramilitary soldiers killed in attack in Pakistan

Four paramilitary soldiers killed in attack in Pakistan As a result, one of the vehicles in the convoy turned turtle after the attack, killing five personnel. Gunmen on Wednesday killed four paramilitary policemen in an ambush in Balochistan , officials said. A senior official of the paramilitary force confirmed the attack and toll. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the t... [Full Article...]

Pakistan bids farewell to 'moral compass' Jahangir

Pakistan bids farewell to 'moral compass' Jahangir She also was elected as the fist woman to serve as president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and held multiple positions as a U.N. Special Rapporteur and the chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan . As human rights gain universal currency, the relevance of her work cuts across nationalities and cultures. "I am writing to you to consider giving Asma Jahangir a st... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump: Israel and Palestinians Hindering Middle East Peace Process

Pres. Trump: Israel and Palestinians Hindering Middle East Peace Process Jarrar allegedly killed Israeli settler Raziel Shevah in a drive-by shooting near a Jewish-only settlement adjacent to Nablus, a Palestinian city in the northern West Bank, on January 9. Trump's designated negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, was in Israel and Jordan for a lengthy diplomatic trip last month, but like Pence he did not visit the West Bank or meet with high-level Palestinian officials. [Full Article...]

Omarosa's Shocking Big Brother Reveal: Mike Pence Is Pretty 'Scary' Too

Omarosa's Shocking Big Brother Reveal: Mike Pence Is Pretty 'Scary' Too But Omarosa revealed that if anyone has a problem with Trump , he or she should be much more anxious about Vice President Mike Pence . In the article, Piers said that Omarosa , whom he described as "relentlessly loathsome", "vicious, duplicitous, lying, conniving, backstabbing piece of work", would not be hesitant to "do anything to get what she wants - however shameless and shameful". [Full Article...]

SNAP program would be replaced with meal kits, according to Trump proposal

SNAP program would be replaced with meal kits, according to Trump proposal The volunteers were busy, but say they're anxious about proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP . The deliveries would include staple, shelf-stable foods such as shelf-stable milk, cereals, peanut butter, beans, canned meat, poultry or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables. [Full Article...]

United States slaps more sanctions on Pakistan-linked militants

United States slaps more sanctions on Pakistan-linked militants The two-day meeting was a follow-up of discussions on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) - a joint action plan for cooperation in the areas of counter-terrorism and reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation, Afghan refugees' repatriation and joint economic development. [Full Article...]

South Africa's ANC to meet on Monday as Zuma deadlock tightens

South Africa's ANC to meet on Monday as Zuma deadlock tightens Speaking at the opening of the Mandela centenary celebrations in Cape Town at the Grand Parade, Ramaphosa said: "It is these qualities that we should seek to understand, appreciate and emulate as we embark upon the path of unity and renewal". [Full Article...]

3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, police say

3 dead, 4 injured in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, police say A tourist helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon in the United States' Arizona on Saturday, killing three people and injuring four, AP reported. A witness said he saw flames and black smoke spewing from the crash site, heard explosions and saw victims who were bleeding and badly burned. [Full Article...]

Nationwide snow-ice warning issued for Sunday

Nationwide snow-ice warning issued for Sunday A wind warning is in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway from 3pm this afternoon, with winds of 55 - 65km/h and gusts up to 110 km/h expected. The Status Yellow rain warning applies to Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal for 24 hours to Just before midnight Saturday. [Full Article...]

Trudeau meets with California leaders on trade, health care

Trudeau meets with California leaders on trade, health care Trudeau, who was traveling in the motorcade at the time of the crash was not injured, officials said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picked up promises of investments and jobs during his first visit to San Francisco where he promoted Canada as a destination for California technology firms frustrated by uncertain USA immigration laws. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman Having Chest Pains

Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman Having Chest Pains An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter flew the man to Air Station Atlantic City, where EMS workers transferred him to a local hospital. "Emergencies in the maritime environment can be complex and the quicker we are alerted, the faster we can respond". [Full Article...]

Wrong-Way Chase, Crash & Deadly Deputy Involved Shooting On I-95

Wrong-Way Chase, Crash & Deadly Deputy Involved Shooting On I-95 Selva's and Novak's Facebook pages show they had a daughter a year ago. The couple had a 3-month-old daughter together, according to their social media accounts. Hugo Selva's grandmother filed a domestic violence injunction against Selva, alleging he threatened to kill her. In the restraining order filed in December 2016, Selva's grandmother said he had a drug and alcohol problem. [Full Article...]

Trump military parade might not be in Washington, Pentagon suggests

Trump military parade might not be in Washington, Pentagon suggests It was a critique voiced by both Democrats and Republicans the day after The Washington Post revealed Trump wants an elaborate parade this year to rival the Bastille Day celebration in Paris that made a distinct impression on him in July. [Full Article...]

White House hits back at Omarosa

White House hits back at Omarosa Tearing up, Omarosa answers, "I mean, I tried to be that person, but then other people around him attacked me". "I'd like to say, 'It's not my circus, not my monkeys", says Omarosa , while wiping tears from her eyes. Omarosa Manigault hasn't been in the Big Brother house long and she's already spilling the tea on her time in the White House. "They were like keep her away, don't give her ac... [Full Article...]

6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan In Durham Region, police have released compelling video from their chopper of how they slowly tightened the noose around a speeding driver. MECO chief Angelito Banayo said the missing Filipina, Melody Albano Castro, is employed as a caretaker in an nursing home for the elderly at the devastated city of Hualien . [Full Article...]

Internal chaos after Newsweek fires staffers who reported on ownership's financial dealings

Internal chaos after Newsweek fires staffers who reported on ownership's financial dealings Newsweek has been in a gathering cloud of controversy, especially since January 18, when dozens of investigators from the Manhattan District Attorney's office raided the site's Lower Manhattan offices - and left hours later with 18 computer servers. [Full Article...]

Zach LaVine scores season-high 27 points in Bulls' loss to Kings

Zach LaVine scores season-high 27 points in Bulls' loss to Kings After not getting a foul call on a shot attempt in the second quarter, the usually happy-go-lucky Lopez voiced his displeasure with referee Justin Van Duyne as he ran down the floor. He also discussed his confusion on why the home crowd cheers for opposing players when they make a highlight play. Kris Dunn is well advised to take his time in returning from concussion, and Lauri Markkanen mis... [Full Article...]

Led coalition says 'adjusting' down forces in Iraq

Led coalition says 'adjusting' down forces in Iraq Over 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq to support the Iraqi forces during the battles against IS militants. The reports said US soldiers, weapons, and equipment were being transported out of Iraq to Afghanistan . Is the USA drawing down its military presence in Iraq, following a declaration of victory over ISIS? Iraq was the first country in U.S. military history where they were forc... [Full Article...]


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