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Global News Economic Survey data fuels hopes of good budget
Author: 0 Economic Survey data fuels hopes of good budget

Economic Survey pegs 2018-19 GDP growth at 7-7.5 pc; says current high oil prices a major concern. "The forecast builds in some risks to growth, particularly the oil price risk". "Further analysis suggests that new filers reported an average income, in many cases, close to the income tax threshold of Rs 2.5 lakhs, limiting the early revenue impact", said the Survey.

Global News Paris remains on flood alert, 1000 evacuated as Seine rises
Author: 0 Paris remains on flood alert, 1000 evacuated as Seine rises

The national flood monitoring agency Vigicrues said the water levels hit a maximum height of 5.8 metres (19ft), well below record levels of 8.6 metres in 1910. Police again warned Parisians against bathing or canoeing in the river, saying it was "forbidden and extremely dangerous". The rail operator SNCF made a decision to keep closed till February 5 the RER C commuter line that runs along the river and is used by tourists to reach the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Versailles.

Global News Poor iPhone X sales put Apple stock in freefall
Author: 0 Poor iPhone X sales put Apple stock in freefall

The cut was prompted by slower-than-expected sales in the holiday shopping season in Europe, the United States and China, Nikkei reported. At the end of December, analyst Zhang Bin from Sinolink Securities Co. When Apple took the wraps off the iPhone X, it revealed that it was a commemorative smartphone that was created to test the waters for future iPhone models, so this year's variants could be branded the iPhone 9 and iPhone 9 Plus - or the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Plus.

Global News Hillary Clinton Reads 'Fire and Fury' at the Grammys
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Reads 'Fire and Fury' at the Grammys

That's the one", Corden yells. "His comb-over: A product called 'Just for Men, '" Cher added. "Impatience resulted in Trump's orange blond hair color". Corden smiled on stage as the audience applauded. Nikki Haley , the US ambassador to the United Nations who is known to post on social media about her love of pop music, tweeted that Clinton's appearance "ruined the Grammys".

Global News Russian opposition leader's office 'raided' by police
Author: 0 Russian opposition leader's office 'raided' by police

Later, Navalny tweeted that he himself had been detained, reportedly while walking to join the Moscow protest. He is using his call for a boycott to expand a nationwide network of supporters. The anti-corruption campaigner was denied permission to be a presidential candidate because of an embezzlement conviction in a case widely seen as politically motivated.

Global News Separatists Reportedly Capture Government HQ in Aden
Author: 0 Separatists Reportedly Capture Government HQ in Aden

The government denies this. "The Hadi government was nervous about any demonstration by the people, so they tried to stop it by force thinking that if there were a battle, the coalition would intervene and save them", the source said. Supporters of the southern Yemeni separatists demonstrate against the government in Aden , Yemen . But Yemen has been torn apart by three years of conflict and the factional fighting in the south compounds the misery.

Global News Militants attack military academy in Kabul
Author: 0 Militants attack military academy in Kabul

Afghan security forces responding to the incident have reportedly blocked off all roads in the area. One of the insurgents involved in the attack has been arrested by the security forces, the local media reports quoted military sources, as saying.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's latest comment on feminism leaves Twitterati 'gasping for breath'

A lot more people used memes and gifs to express how it's obviously not new information that Donald Trump is NOT a feminist! Viewers of Good Morning Britain have already been shown a few snippets from the interview, which was recorded earlier this week in Davos, with Trump in Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum .

Global News Drawn into magnetic field, death in MRI room
Author: 0 Drawn into magnetic field, death in MRI room

Maru was reportedly bleeding heavily when he was pulled away. According to officials, Maru was visiting his sister's mother-in-law, Laksmi Solanki, who had been admitted to the hospital on Friday and was scheduled to undergo an MRI scan.

Global News How to Watch the State of the Union
Author: 0 How to Watch the State of the Union

Kennedy, III speaks during the201 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kennedy said on Twitter that he was "deeply honored" to represent his party's agenda, which "stands in powerful contrast to President Trump's broken promises to American families".

Global News Sheriff: Death of 4-year-old Scotland County boy appears accidental
Author: 0 Sheriff: Death of 4-year-old Scotland County boy appears accidental

They're switching out crews every 24 hours and, they say, the search is intensifying. A press briefing is scheduled for 3 p.m. An FBI spokeswoman said in an email that authorities would begin draining the pond Saturday. He was last seen wearing striped pajamas with rocket ships on them and wasn't wearing any shoes . On Thursday, the Scotland County sheriff said the search shifted from a search or recovery to an "investigative side".

Global News At least 31 killed in fire at South Korean hospital
Author: 0 At least 31 killed in fire at South Korean hospital

He also sent encouragement to the "civil authorities and emergency personnel as they assist the victims of this disaster". In 2014, South Korea grappled with the aftermath of a ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people and exposed serious shortcomings in public safety.

Global News Shutdown call in Karnataka for Mahadayi water on Thursday
Author: 0 Shutdown call in Karnataka for Mahadayi water on Thursday

Thus a bandh has been called in Bengaluru on February 4 as well. While stating that neither Congress, nor the government, has anything to do with the bandh, he claimed that he has earlier asked BJP to request Kannada organisations against organising the bandh.

Global News Elon Musk says Falcon Heavy is ready to launch after hit test
Author: 0 Elon Musk says Falcon Heavy is ready to launch after hit test

While a launch date is not now scheduled, SpaceX founder Elon Musk expects to launch within "a week or so". "Launching in a week or so". It's called the BFR, or Big Falcon Rocket, an eight stories tall, re-usable 42-engine rocket that will replace both Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicles , as well as the Dragon spacecraft.

Global News Senators used a
Author: 0 Senators used a "talking stick" during shutdown negotiations

Pentagon, FDA to speed up military drug approvals MORE (R-Maine) said Monday that she is "optimistic" that the ObamaCare fixes she is pushing for can still pass, despite the deadline for voting on them having "slipped". Rather than negotiate, over the weekend Trump pushed for Republicans to use the "nuclear option" and override rules that require a 60-vote majority to end the filibuster and shut down debate over short-term spending.

Global News Snow possible Monday in NJ after weekend weather in the 50s
Author: 0 Snow possible Monday in NJ after weekend weather in the 50s

Cloudy skies and patchy areas of light rain are in the forecast for our Thursday night . Saturday's high also will be in the 50s, but it will be breezy with showers likely. Sunday: Partly sunny with a 20% chance for morning rain and a high near 50 degrees. Winds could gust as high as 39 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour.

Global News UN Lukewarm to Russia-Sponsored Syria Talks in Sochi
Author: 0 UN Lukewarm to Russia-Sponsored Syria Talks in Sochi

Plans for the congress in Sochi suffered a setback on Friday when the Syrian opposition declared it would not attend the meeting. As negotiators meet in Vienna on Thursday for two days of UN-backed talks over ending, Western diplomats are ratcheting up the pressure for a solution - even as Russian Federation pushes its own round of peace talks.

Global News Solidarity with Afrin, al-Ghouta, Idlib against all military attacks
Author: 0 Solidarity with Afrin, al-Ghouta, Idlib against all military attacks

In Ankaras opinion, the US decision meant that the US-YPG partnership would not end with the collapse of the IS, as the Turkish government had hoped. Ankara outlawed the PKK for its armed struggle against the state for more than 30 years, and sees the PYD and YPG as PKK's Syrian offshoots, while the European Union and the United States have also listed the PKK as a terror group.

Global News Rare lunar trifecta may be partially visible in WNY
Author: 0 Rare lunar trifecta may be partially visible in WNY

For skywatchers in the central and eastern USA, only a partial eclipse will be visible since the moon will set before totality. The result is a moon that appears especially large and bright. (And while, yes, a new moon isn't exactly a full moon, per se, it is full on the other side.) Think of it as the esoteric twin of the exuberant blue moon; see below.

Global News Deputy shot and killed in Adams County identified as Heath Gumm
Author: 0 Deputy shot and killed in Adams County identified as Heath Gumm

Gumm was shot in the chest by a suspect who fired several bullets from a handgun while evading capture after deputies responded to an assault call, the Post reported , citing sheriff's spokeswoman Senior Deputy Amanda Overton. "Our hearts are broken". It has broken. It's cracked in two. DENVER, CO - The Adams County Sheriff's Office in Colorado is investigating after an officer down call Wednesday night.

Global News Syphilitic mummy found under Swiss church is Boris Johnson relative
Author: 0 Syphilitic mummy found under Swiss church is Boris Johnson relative

Her coffin was unmarked, and there was no gravestone to identify her, although she was buried right in front of the altar, a symbol of great importance in her community. But nobody knew who she was for a number of years, until late last year newly discovered archives led researchers to believe the mummy was a member of a well-established Basel family, the Bischoffs.

Global News Justice Department threatens to subpoena 23 sanctuary cities, including Albany
Author: 0 Justice Department threatens to subpoena 23 sanctuary cities, including Albany

In November, Oregon lawmakers asked the DOJ to not withhold federal grant money that goes to law enforcement agencies in the state . The move is another escalation of the Trump administration's attempt to force local jurisdictions into going beyond their legal obligations in cooperating with the federal government on identifying and detaining immigrants who may be in the country illegally.

Global News NCAA Will Investigate Michigan State Over Larry Nassar Abuse Case
Author: 0 NCAA Will Investigate Michigan State Over Larry Nassar Abuse Case

Nassar is already serving a 60-year sentence in federal prison on child pornography convictions. What's more, USA Gymnastics suspended John Geddert, who coached the 2012 Olympic team, as it conducts an investigation . Victim testimony in Nassar's sentencing hearing in MI has stretched into the second week, with more details of the former doctor's behavior surfacing.

Global News Watchdog group files complaints over alleged Stormy Daniels payment
Author: 0 Watchdog group files complaints over alleged Stormy Daniels payment

Legs Party Bar says on its website that Stormy Daniels will appear there February 2-3. The vice president also dismissed an adult film star's account of a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006, questioning its validity. "At the time, I didn't think that much about it", Daniels is quoted as saying. Speaking to In Touch in 2011, five years after the rumored affair, Daniels said she was now remorseful about the impact of the affair on Trump's marriage to the first lady.

Global News Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent
Author: 0 Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

The national rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent. This was a result of 10,696 unemployed residents no longer seeking employment within the past four weeks, and a 3,499 decrease in residents employed. Over the year since December 2016, the Labor Force fell by 11,800. Construction and the leisure and hospitality industries both were up by 3,100 jobs.

Global News Tribute to Hugh Masekela Doctor of Music (honoris causa)
Author: 0 Tribute to Hugh Masekela Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

But at its heart, the music Masekela wrote and performed during his more than 60-year career was of the kind that is made for, and describes, the experience of a particular community. - Jidenna (@Jidenna) January 23, 2018Hugh Masekela taught me more about South African culture and politics than anyone I ever met. Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day.

Global News UK's far-right UKIP faces leadership crisis; top figures quit
Author: 0 UK's far-right UKIP faces leadership crisis; top figures quit

Speaking to Premier on the latest chaos, the now independent, Arnott said it was far bigger than a leadership issue: "The problem can not be fixed, irrespective of Henry Bolton's leadership". He said: "Without reflecting at all on its individual members, the NEC, as presently constituted, is unfit for objective and has severely handicapped the Party's progress and political delivery for some years".

Global News Saudi blockade of Yemen set to resume after brief respite
Author: 0 Saudi blockade of Yemen set to resume after brief respite

A Saudi-led military coalition on Monday announced $1.5bn in new humanitarian aid for Yemen , after the United Nations made what it called a record appeal for assistance for the war-ravaged country. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is determined to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people and to help them cope with the economic burdens resulting from the crimes and violations committed by Iranian-backed Houthi militias.

Global News Sydney train accident: passengers trapped and injured at Richmond station
Author: 0 Sydney train accident: passengers trapped and injured at Richmond station

Three choppers, 17 ambulance crews and Fire & Rescue teams raced to the scene. Sydney Trains chief Howard Collins said it was too early to ascertain the cause of the accident. Bray said five people are being transported to hospitals but the number of injured would likely rise. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Global News One person in hospital after shooting at Texas high school
Author: 0 One person in hospital after shooting at Texas high school

The victim was airlifted to a Dallas hospital, and her condition isn't yet known. Cassie Shook told The Associated Press that she was just arriving at school when the shooting happened Monday morning. "The suspect is in custody and no longer a threat". He would not say whether the boy has had disciplinary issues at the school. Italy, which calls itself " The Biggest Little Town in Texas ", is located off Interstate 35E, near U.S.

Global News 3 outcomes if Germany's CDU and SPD coalition talks collapse
Author: 0 3 outcomes if Germany's CDU and SPD coalition talks collapse

The closeness of Sunday's vote may end up helping Schulz squeeze more concessions out of Merkel's bloc, said Andrea Roemmele, a political science professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin . But some SPD bigwigs remain sceptical, including Kevin Kühnert, head of the SPD's youth wing. Andrea Roemmele, professor for communication in politics at Hertie School of Governance, said the close result was hard for Schulz, who led the party to its worst election result last September ...

Global News Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West's newborn daughter named Chicago
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West's newborn daughter named Chicago

West famously gave a shout out to "Chi city" in his 2009 song Homecoming. There were many speculations from fans, which include the name Elle V based on the LV logo that Kim shared on Instagram. Kardashian West carried her older two children, four-year-old daughter North and two-year-old son Saint , herself, but was advised against it for a third time .

Global News Here's how Stipe won his third consecutive heavyweight title
Author: 0 Here's how Stipe won his third consecutive heavyweight title

Clearly gassed, Ngannou had to load up on shots and Miocic took his opportunities at going after the challenger. Entering the championship rounds, sluggish Ngannou made his way out for more action and immediately found himself on his back, courtesy of another Miocic takedown.

Global News Rohingya exiles fear repatriation in Burma offers only worse squalor
Author: 0 Rohingya exiles fear repatriation in Burma offers only worse squalor

But the deal has been pilloried by many Rohingya refugees who say they do not want to return to Rakhine after fleeing atrocities including murder, rape and arson attacks on their homes. Rohingya elders told Reuters that Bangladeshi army officials have called or met them over the last two days, asking them to prepare lists of families from their camps for repatriation.

Global News Winter Storm Bringing Snow and Gusty Winds to Northeastern Colorado
Author: 0 Winter Storm Bringing Snow and Gusty Winds to Northeastern Colorado

Impacts may not be with high snow totals , though that's a good possibility, but may include freezing rain and wintry mix that keeps snow totals on the lower end but still create risky conditions on the roads. Norfolk and Wayne are also looking at increased amounts of snow, sitting between 8 and 12 inches of snow fall by Monday evening. The storm is expected to move into northwestern Utah Friday morning and move southeast into the area before stalling Friday night.

Global News India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets to retain title
Author: 0 India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets to retain title

In reply, Sunil Ramesh scored a fine 93 and captain Ajay Reddy scored a 63 run knock, as India reached the target in the penultimate over with two wickets in hand. From Pakistan , Badar Munir was the highest scorer from his side by contributing with 57. Riyasat Khan and skipper, Nisar Ali played brilliant knocks of 48 and 47 to take the total above 300.

Global News Modi, Sushma misled nation on Doklam: Congress
Author: 0 Modi, Sushma misled nation on Doklam: Congress

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala flagged in a tweet that the ministry statement "does not say a word about the alleged construction by Chinese army as depicted in satellite imagery ". "But while their troops may have returned and the infrastructure remains, it is anybody's guess whether they would come back there, or it is because of the winter they could not take their equipment away that".

Global News Army jawan martyred, two civilians killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Author: 0 Army jawan martyred, two civilians killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Meanwhile, Pakistan's foreign ministry said India had committed more than 125 violations, causing four civilian deaths, and accused its South Asian neighbour of "indiscriminate and unprovoked" firing over the last two days. The spokesman for Army's Nothern Command, Colonel N.N. Joshi said Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Saturday at 8.20 am in the Krishna Ghati.

Global News VP Pence takes off on trip to Middle East
Author: 0 VP Pence takes off on trip to Middle East

Arab Israeli lawmakers will boycott Mike Pence's speech to the Knesset, with the head of a coalition of Arab parties saying Saturday that the U.S. vice president is "dangerous" and has a "messianic vision" that threatens the region. The U.S. vice president's three-day trip to Israel includes meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, as well as a visit to the Western Wall, a Jewish holy site in East Jerusalem.

Global News Multiple casualties as gunmen attack Kabul luxury hotel
Author: 0 Multiple casualties as gunmen attack Kabul luxury hotel

Officials, however, would not confirm those reports, saying they were still gathering information. It comes after the U.S. embassy in Kabul issued a warning on Thursday saying a hotel attack was imminent. "They probably used a back door in the kitchen to enter", he said. Photo A view of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul in 2016. A conference on Afghanistan-China relations was held in one of its function rooms earlier Saturday, attended by the Chinese embassy's political ...

Global News India thrash Zimbabwe in last group tie
Author: 0 India thrash Zimbabwe in last group tie

For Australia , who finished behind India in the group stage, Ralston ripped through the PNG batting, his seven for 15 the best-ever to date in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup and second best at the U19 level. Shumba was the highest scorer for Zimbabwe with 36 runs off 59 deliveries. The Indian team is on a roll with an unbeaten run at the tournament as they progress to the quarterfinals.

Global News EMS couple injured in Las Vegas shooting sues shooter
Author: 0 EMS couple injured in Las Vegas shooting sues shooter

In a press conference Friday, Las Vegas County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said the report provides an overview of shooter Stephen Paddock . That person is not Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley , who was questioned in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, he said.

Global News Governor took 15 minutes to announce missile alert was false
Author: 0 Governor took 15 minutes to announce missile alert was false

Before he left, Ward had been grilling state emergency management officials over the series of missteps that led to the false alert being sent out - and a correction not being issued for 38 minutes. "And certainly that is one of the areas that we will be looking at". "The public needs to be able to trust that the emergency alert they receive is legitimate.

Global News Michael Douglas: Former employee accuses actor of sexual harassment
Author: 0 Michael Douglas: Former employee accuses actor of sexual harassment

Now the accuser, Susan Braudy (who previously ran the NY office of Douglas' production company), has finally come forward in a piece from the Hollywood Reporter , which was penned by the publication's editorial director. Additionally, Michael said the accusations against him are "extremely painful", and even if he did do something awful, he would undoubtedly admit wrongdoing.

Global News Republicans rally for public release of memo on FISA abuses
Author: 0 Republicans rally for public release of memo on FISA abuses

Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee were quick to dismiss the controversy. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) said that releasing the memo would "show the American people what is really going on in our government". According to The New York Daily News, "Members of the lower chamber of Congress were allowed to see a memo from the House intelligence committee on Thursday, with some voicing outrage about what they saw in a restricted room at the Capitol".

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