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Jan 18 2018

Aussie brands jump on voice-interaction bandwagon following Amazon Alexa's local launch

Through the Alexa App you can create groups with two or more Echo devices by naming the group - something like "downstairs" or "next door" (nah just kidding about that ...

Jan 18 2018

Judge Halts Trump's Ban on DACA: USCIS Begins Accepting Renewals

Instead of a blockbuster immigration deal, the lasting result of the meeting turned out instead to be Trump's infamous dismissal of certain nations of origin as "shitho...

Jan 17 2018

Missing Sheikh and 'intercepted' planes reignite Gulf Arab row

GCAA described the incident as unsafe and a violation of global laws. But while Trump's comments reflect his administration's preference for a negotiated solution to the ...

Jan 17 2018

Kirstjen Nielsen, Homeland Security chief, calls Hawaii missile warning an 'unfortunate mistake'

During the hearing, Nielsen said she "did not hear" President Trump say the word " shithole ". "I don't specifically remember a characterization of countries in Afric...

Jan 17 2018

Oliver Ivanovic, Kosovo Serb politician - obituary

Tanjug news agency quoted his lawyer as saying Ivanovic had been shot at least five times. Kosovo police said they had found a burned opel vehicle in norther Mitrovic...

Jan 17 2018

Bannon is subpoenaed by Mueller in the Russian Federation inquiry

Bill Burck, a lawyer for Mr Bannon , could not immediately be reached for comment. Bannon is the latest high-profile figure to testify before the House committee as ...

Jan 17 2018

'Physical Agreement'; Bangladesh and Myanmar aims to resettle Rohingyas in 2 years

Modalities for repatriation of orphans and children born out of unwarranted incidence have also been incorporated in the arrangement. The statement said that Myanmar ha...

Jan 17 2018

Moment Venezuelan forces BLAST terrorists in siege of rogue helicopter pilot

The Venezuelan Information Ministry didn't respond to requests for more details on the police operation and whether Perez had escaped, been killed or captured. In June ...

Jan 16 2018

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today to strengthen party in UP

Another poster shows Rahul as Lord Krishna with the message: "Sangharsh se vijay ki ore chal diye maharathi (The warrior has begun the journey)". Senior Congress leader...

Jan 16 2018

U.S. faced defeat on global level: Hassan Rouhani

He suggested Pyongyang would look at how Iran had been treated by Washington and wonder if any deal it did with the United States on its own missile and nuclear programme...

Jan 15 2018

GOP senator denies Trump made 'shithole' comment

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) said it's not his place to diagnose the president. In a statement , the White House did not dispute the remarks, merely saying Trump "wil...

Jan 15 2018

Plane skids off runway in northern Turkey

Yucel Yavuz told the Associated Press that all 162 passengers and crew on board were evacuated and are safe. Following this incident, none of the 162 passengers + 4 ...

Jan 15 2018

Environment Canada issues rainfall, freezing rain and flash freeze warnings for PEI

A special weather statement issued by Environment Canada warns of the potential for significant rain and freezing rain beginning Friday night and continuing through Satur...

Jan 15 2018

Iran's President Rouhani calls for mobilization to rescue oil tanker crew

All 32 crew members on board the vessel that had been burning for a week are presumed dead, said an Iranian official on Sunday. " There is no hope of finding survivor...

Jan 15 2018

Trump Calls Wall Street Journal Fake News Over Kim Jong-Un Quote

This sentence sounds like Trump was about to say, "I would", but he doesn't complete the word and instead moves on to the next sentence. I said "I'd have a good relatio...

Jan 15 2018

Hawaiian Students at CMU React to False Missile Alarm

Videos posted on social media appeared to show students at the University of Hawaii running for shelter after the missile threat was issued. "I woke up and saw miss...

Jan 15 2018

'Shot dead by Egyptian navy': Gaza fisherman buried

This tunnel extended to Egypt , that is to say it went from southern Israel through Gaza to Rafiach, a length of about 1.5 kilometers (.932 miles). IDF Chief of Staff ...

Jan 14 2018

Stage set for Israeli PM's six-day visit, starting Sunday

Over time, he continued, he is expecting a change in India's voting on issues relating to Israel at worldwide forums. Let it be known that India voted against Israel du...

Jan 14 2018

Read The Stormy Daniels Denial That She Had Sex with Donald Trump

Cohen told the Journal that Trump and Clifford deny that the incident occurred and called the allegations "outlandish" and a "false narrative". In a statement to ...