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Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars

AP - 1 min 43 sec ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived three years of war and upheaval. 2018-01-16T20:16:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:16:10-05:00
Categories: AP, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

AP POLITICS - 8 min 51 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T20:55:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:55:18-05:00

Politics in China weighs heavily on business

AP Business - 9 min 50 sec ago
BEIJING (AP) -- Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades....
Categories: FINANCIAL NEWS

2 Koreas talk about Olympic cooperation ahead of IOC meeting

AP - 13 min 49 sec ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in less than 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South. 2018-01-16T19:26:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:26:22-05:00
Categories: AP, WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Primary student’s adventurous letter to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 18 min 11 sec ago
A primary school student’s long-shot attempt at getting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s attention has paid off. Posting to Facebook, Ardern revealed she received a letter from a young student who was part of a “How connected is New Zealand” experiment. “Going through a few letters and I love how many of these there are!” Ardern wrote. “They’re part of a project in schools to see whether a message from a student can reach any person they pick. The...

Bitcoin exchange rate down more than 25%

TASS [Russian State News] - 19 min 30 sec ago
In early August 2017, cryptocurrency was divided into classic bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

AP POLITICS - 20 min 51 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. 2018-01-16T20:34:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:34:30-05:00

Former gang members trying to reform

CNN - 21 min 52 sec ago
Former gang members trying to reform their lives are worried that if President Trump ends the Temporary Protected Status program for 200,000 Salvadorans in the US, it will lead to more crime and poverty in El Salvador, already one of the world's most dangerous nations.

Concerns are mounting over a joint plan

CNN - 21 min 52 sec ago
Concerns are mounting over a joint plan from Myanmar and Bangladesh to repatriate hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine State.

Italy has an election coming soon — and ‘serious political risk’ is back

CNBC - 26 min 2 sec ago
There’s a key moment coming up in Italian politics that could have repercussions for the entire European Union.

India outclass Japan 6-0 in Four Nations opener

TIMES OF INDIA - 32 min 49 sec ago
Early goals from Rupinder Singh and debutant Vivek Sagar Prasad, who netted two, ensured that India never lost momentum and dished out a royal hammering to their Japanese counterpart. Dilpreet Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were the other scorers.

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

AP POLITICS - 33 min 50 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T19:34:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:34:42-05:00

Russian tourist flow to Japan grows nearly 41% in 2017 — agency

TOKYO, January 17. /TASS/. The number of Russian tourists traveling to Japan rose 40.8% last year, the international department of the Japan Tourism Agency of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism told TASS on Wednesday, attributing this to Tokyo’s move to ease visa-issuing procedures for Russian nationals. “The overall number of tourists from […]
Categories: NON-MAINSTREAM-NEWS

Serbian president set to visit Kosovo and Metohija

TASS [Russian State News] - 36 min 35 sec ago
Vucic is set to meet with Kosovo Serbs in the the cities of Kosovska Mitrovica, Gracanica and Laplje Selo

#MeToo movement spreads to Pakistan as celebrities speak out over child rape after death of young girl

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 37 min 41 sec ago
Three Pakistani celebrities have revealed they were sexually abused as children, using the #MeToo hashtag, amid a national outcry over last week’s rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl. As Twitter users responded with an outpouring of support, other women have come forward to share similar stories, defying taboos about discussing sex in the conservative nation. “I was 4 the first time I was abused sexually,” said actress Nadia Jamil, who now lives in England. “People...

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

AP POLITICS - 37 min 49 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant. 2018-01-16T20:26:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:26:48-05:00

Tracing South Korea’s earliest recorded music

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 40 min 56 sec ago
By Cheryl Magnant When was the first recording of Korean music made? Suk Ji-hoon, who recently earned his master’s degree in Korean Modern History from Yonsei University, has the answer. He traces the early history of recording music here to Western scholars in the early 1890s, when Edison’s phonograph came to Korea. Its patrons included King Gojong, Horace Allen and William Noble, to name a few. Yet Suk defines 1906 as pivotal. With the North American and European music industries...

Hold Your Applause for Trump Selling Snake Oil

When Donald J. Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the U.S. presidency in 2016, about a billion-people pegged their hopes on the billionaire developer’s promises. Now, a little more than a year into his presidency, and those vested hopes have evaporated. The only “genuine” good news where Trump is concerned, comes with the […]
Categories: NON-MAINSTREAM-NEWS

Hold Your Applause for Trump Selling Snake Oil

When Donald J. Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the U.S. presidency in 2016, about a billion-people pegged their hopes on the billionaire developer’s promises. Now, a little more than a year into his presidency, and those vested hopes have evaporated. The only “genuine” good news where Trump is concerned, comes with the […]
Categories: NON-MAINSTREAM-NEWS

1.15 – Future Proves Q/BIG WEEK/Fake News Awards ‘Game Plan’

From: http://youtu.be/oReGR3Bjjmw

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Categories: NON-MAINSTREAM-NEWS

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