• 'Doomsday Clock' Stands at 2 Minutes to Midnight
'Doomsday Clock' Stands at 2 Minutes to Midnight

The time has only ever been this close to midnight in 1953 , following hydrogen bomb tests by both the US and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, ushering in the era of the first nuclear arms race. In an op-ed for The Washington Post , Bulletin officials Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert Rosner explained that much like in 1953, the world now i...

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  • Mueller's team questioned CIA Director Mike Pompeo
Mueller's team questioned CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Mueller also sees Sessions as an important witness due to his ties to the firing of Comey and his interest "shows how the President's own actions helped prompt a broader inquiry", says The New York Times . Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts and is cooperating with Mueller's investigation. "As we've said probably ...

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  • Suspension axe falls on Jay Panda
Suspension axe falls on Jay Panda

The BJD Vice President said that after 2014 elections Panda, Vice-Chairman of the Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited, wanted to become Chairman of the Standing Committee on Finance in the Lok Sabha , had expressed his desire to the party leadership to become the Chairman of the Standing Committee of Parliament on Finance while stating that i...

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  • Hyderabad man attempts daring selfie video against moving train, gets serious injuries
Hyderabad man attempts daring selfie video against moving train, gets serious injuries

The video comes a day after a Kashmiri man shoots a death-defying stunt in which he lies on a railway track while a speeding train passes over him. R Shiva Kumar, 25, took a selfie video that shows the oncoming train approaching him as he smiles and points at it.

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  • Stormy Daniels Answers Donald Trump Sex Question With a Smile
Stormy Daniels Answers Donald Trump Sex Question With a Smile

Ryan, the vice president of policy and litigation for Common Cause, argued in his letter to Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that the payout represented a contribution to Trump's campaign because 'the funds were paid for the goal of influencing the 2016 presidential general election'.

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  • Trump Administration's 'safeguard' tariff set to damage USA solar sector
Trump Administration's 'safeguard' tariff set to damage USA solar sector

The new rules come after a handful of US-based manufacturers complained cheaper imports from overseas - specifically from China - were hurting their business by undercutting prices. One of the group's members is Bill Vietas, president of RBI Solar in Cincinnati. "These cases were filed by American businesses and thoroughly litigated at the [ITC...

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  • Mysterious mummy with syphilis revealed to be British leader's relative
Mysterious mummy with syphilis revealed to be British leader's relative

The woman's body was found during renovations of the Barfuesser Church in the northwestern city of Basel in 1979. It only became clear in 2017, in newly discovered archives, that the mummy had been uncovered once before, in 1843. Once her identity had been established, genealogists were able - with the help of the efficient records of births, mar...

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  • Mahadayi water row: Mixed response to Karnataka bandh in Mysuru
Mahadayi water row: Mixed response to Karnataka bandh in Mysuru

Shah congratulated BJP state president and chief ministerial candidate B. S. Yeddyurappa on completion of the Parivarthana Yatra calling it a "historic" feat, as the 75-day rally that began on November 2, 2017 has traversed all 224 Assembly constituencies, covering more than 8,000km.

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  • Turkey to Continue Military Campaign Against Syrian Kurds Despite US, Russian Warnings
Turkey to Continue Military Campaign Against Syrian Kurds Despite US, Russian Warnings

Turkey accuses the YPG (People's Protection Units) of having links to the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) group within its own borders. The YPG denies it is a terror outfit. McKenzie says USA military commanders continue to talk with Turkey about the establishment of some type of safe zone along the border. In a sign of deteriorating rel...

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  • 'Padmaavat' being screened, no untoward incident: Haryana DGP
'Padmaavat' being screened, no untoward incident: Haryana DGP

The school bus carrying children and staff was damaged in the stone-pelting, though no one was said to be injured. While the Gurgaon police has detained 18 people so far, people are not satisfied with how these violent protesters are being handled.

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  • Jewish PR exec killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel
Jewish PR exec killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

Police guard the scene of the Save the Children offices attack in Jalalabad. "The United States stands with the government and people of Afghanistan", he said. Militant groups rarely claim responsibility for attacks on aid workers. At least 20 people were killed when five gunman dressed in Afghan army uniforms stormed the Kabul hotel on Satur...

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  • Need To Propagate India-ASEAN Special Ties Among Youth: Sushma Swaraj
Need To Propagate India-ASEAN Special Ties Among Youth: Sushma Swaraj

India has also announced a line of credit worth US$1 billion which would promote greater digital connectivity between ASEAN countries, he added. The summit will begin after the arrival of the heads of states of all ASEAN nations, namely Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam .

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  • Indonesia looks to USA to relax limits on its special forces
Indonesia looks to USA to relax limits on its special forces

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis appeared to enjoy the demonstration, which marked the end of his three-day visit to Indonesia. "We probably engage with the Indonesian military more than any other nation anywhere in terms of [military-to-military] engagements", Mattis said .

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  • Lava Fountaining at Mayon Volcano 'Reaches Height of 600 Meters'
Lava Fountaining at Mayon Volcano 'Reaches Height of 600 Meters'

The most powerful explosion in recent years was the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, about 100 kilometres northwest of Manila, which killed more than 800 people. Some highways have also been closed, with ash showers making driving in some areas almost impossible, the provincial government said. "It was like night time at noon, there was zero visi...

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  • Meehan called aide 'a soul mate,' says he's running for re-election
Meehan called aide 'a soul mate,' says he's running for re-election

Nevertheless, he told the Times: "I didn't do anything wrong". The paper said he became hostile toward the unnamed woman when she did not accept his advances. Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania reportedly settled a sexual harassment complaint from a decades-younger female aide past year. He also said he intends to continue running...

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  • Elton John announces his retirement from touring, new world tour
Elton John announces his retirement from touring, new world tour

Singer Elton John performs before announcing his final "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour in Manhattan on January 24. This afternoon, 70-year-old gay British singer/songwriter Sir Elton John announced his " Farewell Yellow Brick Road " tour.

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  • U.S. oil inventories down for 10th week in a row
U.S. oil inventories down for 10th week in a row

The U.S. Energy Information Administration report on oil inventories is due to be released on Wednesday at 10:30. EST. "It's been a bullish inventory trend". Demand for stored supplies in the world's biggest economy has been robust at a time of year when it's usually weak because of refinery repairs, all against the backdrop of Opec productio...

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  • US TSA imposes enhanced cargo security rules on six Middle East airlines
US TSA imposes enhanced cargo security rules on six Middle East airlines

Specifically, Monday's order will focus on flights departing from five majority-Muslim countries, including Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The order calls for more information on cargo, including where it's coming from, who sent it, how it was sent, where has it been since it was mailed and the contents insid...

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  • Tillerson blames Russian Federation for suspected Syrian government chemical weapons attack
Tillerson blames Russian Federation for suspected Syrian government chemical weapons attack

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, who is now traveling in Asia, said yesterday that the fighting "disrupts what was a relatively stable area of Syria" and "distracts from the global efforts to ensure the defeat of ISIS", using another acronym for IS.

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  • Mourinho explains surprise decision to drop Luke Shaw
Mourinho explains surprise decision to drop Luke Shaw

The Red Devils boss has been heavily linked with a move for a left-back this month - Danny Rose, Ryan Sessegnon and Kieran Tierney have emerged as targets - but Shaw has made a significant impression on Mourinho recently. Speaking in his pre-match press conference at the Aon Training Complex on Friday, Mourinho said of Shaw: "Luke [has done] very w...

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