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Stranded mountain climbers in Pakistan to be rescued

Stranded mountain climbers in Pakistan to be rescued Mountaineers were able to track part of the climbers' descent down the Nanga Parbat peak through a combination of Revol's messages and tracker. However, they were unable to reach Mackiewicz, who is suffering from snow blindness and altitude sickness, because of poor weather. [Full Article...]

Deadly Attack at Small Town Car Wash

Deadly Attack at Small Town Car Wash Fatalities included three men and two women. "Details were scarce Sunday, as police and other emergency vehicles swarmed the tiny carwash throughout the morning". There's no word if the shooter was one of the deceased but sources say there is no immediate threat to the public. A sedan and two pickup trucks. The victims were identified only as three men and two women in their 20s and 30s. [Full Article...]

Guilty verdict in the death of former Chiefs running back

Guilty verdict in the death of former Chiefs running back Police said the death had followed a 5-mile (8-kilometer) rolling confrontation that began with dangerously aggressive driving on a New Orleans bridge and ended with McKnight being shot as he stood outside Gasser's auto at a suburban intersection. [Full Article...]

BJP slams Congress over 'unwarranted' seat controversy

BJP slams Congress over 'unwarranted' seat controversy Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said the Modi government's " cheap politics " was at display on Friday when it broke tradition and denied Gandhi a front-row seat. "It's their (BJP) way of saying so". The Congress did not want to be seen clamouring over Rahul Gandhi's seating arrangements at the Republic Day parade after its initial protest, given that the Congress president h... [Full Article...]

Czech president Zeman wins second term

Czech president Zeman wins second term Despite the fall of the Czech government this week, led by populist Andrej Babis , Zeman - a former left-wing prime minister - asked his ally to try again to form a new administration. Another Prague voter Lubos Horcic told AFP he was backing Drahos because "he will work to reconcile society and not divide it like Comrade Zeman", adding that Drahos was "moving towards Europe and the West ... [Full Article...]

Kidnapping Victim Killed By FBI During Raid Of Houston Home

Kidnapping Victim Killed By FBI During Raid Of Houston Home After the victim's brother received a phone call demanding a ransom, police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were able to track the suspects to a Clear Lake hotel. According to all the details surrounding the man's death keeps the case under study, three defendants in the kidnapping case were exacted in the court Friday, in the morning, in a case that policemen say involved a home invasion,... [Full Article...]

Rep. Pat Meehan Nixes Re-Election Bid in Wake of Staff Harassment Settlement

Rep. Pat Meehan Nixes Re-Election Bid in Wake of Staff Harassment Settlement Meehan, 62, helped lead the fight against sexual harassment in his role on the House Ethics Committee until a January 20 New York Times report revealed he settled a sexual harassment claim with an aide more than three decades his junior. [Full Article...]

USA Gymnastics board members agree to resign en masse

USA Gymnastics board members agree to resign en masse The senior sports official at Michigan State University, where Nassar previously worked, retired on Friday. "They took his side over us for so long", Raisman said on ABC's "The View" Friday morning. "Had she ever received any information to cast doubt on the appropriateness of that trust in Dr. Nassar, she would have reacted immediately to protect her gymnasts". [Full Article...]

What's Being Said About Alex Azar's Confirmation as HHS Secretary

What's Being Said About Alex Azar's Confirmation as HHS Secretary At his confirmation hearing in early January, Senate Democrats probed Azar about his time at Eli Lilly , criticizing the nominee for drug price hikes that took place while he was working there. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., praised Azar as intelligent and competent, noting he will be a "solid" leader for HHS. During a committee hearing in November, Azar told lawmakers he'd work on lowering... [Full Article...]

German nationalist politician converts to Islam, quits post

German nationalist politician converts to Islam, quits post Founded in February 2013, the AfD focuses on so-called "soft" Euroscepticism, generally supporting Germany's membership in the European Union but slamming further European integration, unchecked immigration and the existence of the euro. Also, the party calls for the dissolution of the Eurozone and opposes what the AfD describes as "the Islamization" of Germany. He told the German newspaper Tage... [Full Article...]

Man Claims He's Notorious Alcatraz Escapee In Newly Surfaced Letter

Man Claims He's Notorious Alcatraz Escapee In Newly Surfaced Letter Anglin, his brother Clarence and Frank Morris broke out of their cells on the night of June 11, 1962, and were never seen again. "I am 83 years old and in bad shape. John Cantwell, National Park Service officer, told the station that the Federal Bureau of Prisons said they suffocated "once they got off" the island and their bodies were cleared out to the Pacific. [Full Article...]

Nomination of Sam Brownback to be Religious Freedom Ambassador Advances

Nomination of Sam Brownback to be Religious Freedom Ambassador Advances The final vote was delayed almost three weeks because several Republican leaders wavered amid skepticism about whether the lease-purchase deal was the most cost-effective option. The Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, and the International Religious Freedom office as a whole, are responsible for "monitor [ing] religious persecution and discrimination worldwide", in addition... [Full Article...]

Kentucky mourns shooting victims

Kentucky mourns shooting victims Kentucky State Police have no reason to suspect anyone else, detective Jody Cash told the Murray Ledger & Times. Marshall County prosecutor Jeffrey Edwards said the shooting appeared to be random without targeting individual victims, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. [Full Article...]

Survivors vow to keep fighting -- 'This is bigger than Larry Nassar'

Survivors vow to keep fighting -- 'This is bigger than Larry Nassar' Maroney with a non-disclosure agreement that would impose a $100,000 fine if the victim were to violate its confidentiality clause by speaking out about the sexual abuse". "But the army is not limited to Larry Nassar's victims". In her resignation letter Simon says "The previous year and a half has been very hard for the victims of Larry Nassar , for the university community, and for me perso... [Full Article...]

Pakistan condemns United States drone strike

Pakistan condemns United States drone strike Pakistan considers US drone strikes a violation of its sovereignty, while the USA accuses Pakistan of providing safe havens for militants, a charge Pakistan denied saying it acts against militants without discrimination. "Their presence in Pakistan helps Afghan terrorists melt and morph among them", it said. "This is the reason we feel repatriation of Afghan refugees is essential". [Full Article...]

MSU student section organizing 'teal out' to support Larry Nassar victims

MSU student section organizing 'teal out' to support Larry Nassar victims In the brisk campus air or in the Student Union between classes, many students say they think MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon's resignation this week is deserved. "But I think in this case, her actions did not meet the leadership that we need at Michigan State ". As Nassar's sentencing hearing carried on over the past few weeks, Simon has faced mounting pressure to step down thanks ... [Full Article...]

Vaping E-Cigarettes Can Be Good Or Bad Depending On Your Age

Vaping E-Cigarettes Can Be Good Or Bad Depending On Your Age They're less toxic than regular cigarettes, containing fewer types and lower levels of tar and metal, for example. As such, they were suggested as being effective aids for adults to quit smoking, even though their long-term health effects are not yet clear. [Full Article...]

Manhunt underway after sheriff's deputy killed in Colorado

Manhunt underway after sheriff's deputy killed in Colorado Adams County sheriff's deputies arrested one man and are continuing a search for potentially more suspects after a deputy was shot January 24 in an unincorporated section of the county. "They do a good job for all of us, and they put their lives on the line every day 24 hours a day, and we appreciate their service". Governor John Hickenlooper ordered all flags to to be lowered to half-staff in hon... [Full Article...]

Democrats assumed they could pin everything on Trump

Democrats assumed they could pin everything on Trump The President has also been less than clear on this issue, confounding even his own party. On the Senate floor, No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said that for shutting down the government, the Democrats "got nothing". He canceled a planned trip to Florida where he hoped to celebrate the first anniversary of his inauguration with a high-dollar fundraising party. In the immediate after... [Full Article...]

Palestinians blast Pence speech in Israel

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem. "Nothing will happen", Adel Humran, a Palestinian against the strike, said in the West Bank town of Ramallah. The Palestinians have said they will not negotiate with the Trump administration following the President's Jerusalem decision. [Full Article...]


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