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Pentagon denies cooperation with Russian Federation in Syrian airstrikes

The spokesperson noted that the Defense Department only maintains a de-confliction channel of communication with the Russian military to ensure safety of flights over Syria. Jeff Davis told reporters Monday. ISIS is excluded from the cease-fire now in place in Syria. Spicer also suggested that Trump already has told Defense Secretary James Mattis to change the US approach to fighting the Islamic State.

Mexico president says seeks to preserve tariff-free NAFTA trade

Mr Trump has said he would move to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if no "fair deal" was forthcoming. Protesters have built a cardboard wall outside the United States embassy in Mexico City, with an effigy of Donald Trump on top which was pulled down and set on fire.

United States envoy to attend Syria talks in Kazakhstan

Instead, Washington. will be represented by its Kazakhstan envoy, acting State Department spokesman Mark Toner told Anadolu Agency. Hua said that China supported the United Nations' role as the main channel of mediation on Syria issues, and thought the upcoming dialogue in Astana was a useful supplement to the Syrian talks in Geneva.

Donald Trump Hits Hollywood At Women's March, Rejoices Over Inauguration Ratings

Nixon, a Republican, was the only two-term president since Nielsen began compiling such records to draw a bigger audience in his second inauguration than his first, rising from 27 million in 1969 to almost 33 million in 1973. He was up slightly from George W. Bush's first swearing-in 16 years ago, and about 900,000 ahead of Bill Clinton's first inauguration. In terms of household ratings, however, the president ranks just ninth among his fellow presidents, with a rating of 20.1.

Gambia's Barrow Heading Home as Defeated Jammeh Agrees to Leave

Mr Jammeh had refused to accept his loss to Mr Barrow, who was inaugurated on Thursday at Gambia's embassy in Senegal because of concerns for his safety. Guinea's President Alpha Conde is with Mr Jammeh and his wife on the plane that left Banjul late on Saturday. There have been reports that "some of Charles Taylor [former president of Liberia] mercenaries from the Liberian civil war period were possibly going to get involved" in the election crisis of the Gambia, he stated.

Iran:Thirty firefighters killed as blazing high-rise in Tehran collapses

The high-rise building engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday as scores of firefighters battled the blaze. Two hundred had been battling the blaze for several hours before the collapse. "The semi-official news outlet reported the fire started around 8 am local time (4.40am GMT) local time when many shopkeepers were not inside the building".

Malia Obama to intern in Hollywood before heading to Harvard

In February, 18-year-old Malia Obama is reportedly going to begin interning in the NY office of the Weinstein Co ., reported The Hollywood Reporter . She also worked as a production assistant for Halle Berry's show " Extant ". Malia visited at least a dozen colleges before she finally settled on Harvard, including the Ivy-league Princeton and Columbia, where both of her parents earned undergraduate degrees.

Wham! Italy Pummeled by 10 Earthquakes in Four Hours

The earthquakes were accompanied by more than 70 nearly continuous tremors that shook the region , including several over magnitude 4. Four earthquakes have struck Central Italy on Wednesday. Geological Survey said three earthquakes of magnitude 5 .3 or higher were located near the town of Amatrice, the first of which struck at 10:25 a.m.

Ten survivors found in Italy avalanche hotel

At least four people have been confirmed dead, and about 20 are still missing, as the rescue effort continues in hard conditions. Up to 30 people were reported missing after the avalanche buried the hotel in the Abruzzo region in central Italy.

Taiwan urges USA support in maintaining cross-strait peace

Sidestepping recent disputes over Taiwan and regional security, China said Thursday that "important progress" has been made in its relationship with the US under President Barack Obama and the two countries should move forward as partners rather than competitors.

Manish Sisodia says voters buying Delhi's education model in Punjab

The probe agency registered another PE into the appointment of Saumya Jain, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's daughter, as advisor to the Delhi government's Mohalla Clinic project. "Go ahead, call your CBI and arrest me. When you are losing Goa and Punjab, you have started the CBI game", he wrote in another tweet. The nation's Prime Minister has only one agenda.

McGuinness will not lead Sinn Fein into N.Ireland elections

McGuinness had taken a break from some of his duties in the weeks prior due to an undisclosed illness. "And the honest answer is that I am not physically capable or able to fight this election, so I will not be a candidate". "I also want to thank Bernie (his wife) and the entire McGuinness family for the support they have given to Martin over many years and for allowing him to become the leader, the patriot, the peacemaker and poet that he is".

Trump's claims on Russian Federation make United States media hysterical

This is exactly what you'd expect an autocrat with disturbing similarities to a real-life Bond villain to say. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russian Federation over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London .

German Court Does Not Ban Fascist Party NDP

Critics, including Jewish groups, condemned the court ruling, saying it sent a signal that legitimized the spread of hatred. "The NPD intends to replace the existing constitutional system with an authoritarian national state that adheres to the idea of an ethnically defined "people's community", said Andreas Vosskuhle, president of the constitutional court.

SpaceX launches ten satellites for Iridium Communications

Musk later confirmed that all of the satellites had deployed, marking completion of the company's mission. The launch is an important milestone for the company, whose reputation was hit hard by its launch failure on 1 September a year ago.

6 devotees die in stampede during Gangasagar fair

Though the government is yet to release any official statement, six people have been killed and several injures have been reported. Expressing his condolences, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sanctioned ex gratia payment of Rs. The state government had taken a number of measures to avoid any untoward incident this year by deploying around 9,000 policemen and volunteers and setting up 165 CCTVs across the area.

Obama consigns 'wet foot, dry foot' law to history

In 1995, following the Cuban Rafter Crisis , the Clinton administration introduced the 'wet foot, dry foot law, which allowed those Cuban émigrés that reached dry land to remain in the U.S., while those found at sea would be returned to Cuba.

M&S enjoys cracking Christmas as clothing sales rise

It was the first time that the retailer had increased third-quarter underlying sales for the division since 2010-11 and the first quarterly rise since 2014-15. Fourth-quarter results will be hurt by the timing of sales and a later Easter holiday, it said. However, Rowe warned that the background of consumer confidence this year was "uncertain".

Mayweather Vs McGregor: Speculation increase for "Superfight"

White said that Mayweather did not, as he claimed, try to make a fight with McGregor and denied that McGregor had never made more than $8 or $9 million for a night's worth of fighting. "To think you're the "A" side? My number is a guaranteed $100 million", Mayweather said on Wednesday. White appeared on " The Herd " on FOX Sports 1 Friday.

Lord Snowdon, queen's former brother-in-law and photgrapher, dies at 86

Buckingham Palace said the Queen had been informed, but did not comment further. Lord Snowdon married the Queen's younger sister in May 1960. The couple had two children: David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, but the marriage suffered very public bumps early on.

Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower and no one knows why

LePen, who's made her party more palatable by marginalizing its egregiously anti-Semitic founder-who happens to be her father-is running for France's presidency. She said her visit was private. Lombardi lives in Trump Tower, and was described in a Politico Europe article past year as "Trump's European fixer".

Adelaide snowboarder causes avalanche in Canada, survives because of backpack

The sun vanishes as white takes over the screen, but Oye quickly bobs above the snow. Those wouldn't really be the words we would choose, but that's exactly how Adelaide snowboarder Tom Oye described his trip down a mountain in Whistler, Canada to his snow companion.

Arizona Department of Public Safety vehicle in I-17 crash

Col. Frank Milstead said the man witnessed the suspect slamming the trooper's head into pavement. "In the initial confrontation, the suspect shoots the trooper in the shoulder [and] right chest area at least one time, possibly twice, disabling the use of the trooper's right hand and right arm".

Oil rises on OPEC output cuts, China demand forecast

Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said output had fallen below 10 million barrels per day - more than it had promised as part of a global output cut deal. Brent crude prices are forecast to average $53 per barrel in 2017 and $56 per barrel in 2018. That scenario would echo the beginning of past year, when WTI crashed close to $26 due to concerns about a global economic slowdown.

Pyongyang has enough plutonium to fabricate ten nuclear bombs

South Korea has claimed that North Korea now has enough plutonium to make ten nuclear bombs. North Korea increased its production of plutonium, relaunching, according to the South Korean Defense Ministry, the reactor at Yongbyon, of five megawatts, which was closed in 2007, under an agreement that provided disarmament in exchange for humanitarian aid.

A chauffeur is among the arrested over Kim Kardashian's robbery

The oldest suspect held is a 72-year-old man while the youngest is in his early 20s. The report also states that of the 17 suspects arrested, 14 are men and three are women. "It makes me so upset to think about it", she said. All 17 people will be held for up to 96 hours before being charged or released. Meanwhile, according to the Telegraph , one of the people that were arrested by the French Police was the longtime chauffeur of Kim Kardashian .

Canada's Trudeau to shuffle Cabinet Tuesday, drop foreign minister

He had said Canada could not accept the billionaire Republican's threat to ban Muslims from entering the United States. Dion, a former Liberal Leader, had been in charge of Foreign Affairs. Patty Hajdu, a strong performer who shone as status of women minister, is taking over the labour portfolio from MaryAnn Mihychuk, who is being dumped from cabinet altogether.

Germany's Green Party just suggested sex prescriptions for the disabled

Scharfenberg's concept is reportedly related to a Dutch system where patients must prove medical need and display that they can not obtain a sex worker themselves, TIME notes. She aims to pay for disabled people and nursing-home residents to get laid, according to a translation by Time magazine . Professor Wilhelm Frieling-Sonnenberg, an expert in medical care research, was reported by Welt am Sonntag as condemning the idea, saying it was " contemptuous toward human dignity ".

Turkish Air Force destroys 12 IS facilities in northern Syria

We have cooperation in every field. Though the minister called the USA “a very important ally , ” he emphasized that there is “the reality of a confidence crisis in the relationship at the moment .”. It's not an unfamiliar position for the country, but there are now new threats that add to the longstanding reasons for Turkey's particular position in the crosshairs.

Assassin shoots USA consular official in Mexico before fleeing

The video shows a man who appears to be stalking the USA consulate employee, who a State Department official would not identify by name to LawNewz.com, citing safety concerns. "They should also take care not to fall into predictable patterns for those movements that are essential", the statement continued. "They should vary the times and routes of their movements", the warning said.