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Author: 0 Donald Trump Mocked For Forgetting National Anthem

The US President was on the field for The Star-Spangled Banner before the College Football Playoff national title games between Alabama and Georgia, and seemed to only sing some of the words. President Trump wowed the crowd at the national college football championship game Monday night, when he arrived to participate in the national anthem.

Worldwide Winter Weather Advisory for all of West Michigan
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory for all of West Michigan

This wintry mix will then change back over to all snow for the Monday AM Commute. Expect widely varying and suddenly reduced visibility for drivers, which will add to already hazardous travel conditions produced by the overnight snowfall. A winter weather advisory is in effect for metro Atlanta through noon, but what exactly does that mean? The precipitation started around 6 a.m.in the Pittsburgh region, and motorists across Pennsylvania could face slick driving conditions throughout ...

Worldwide CBB viewers see the amusing side of India's Dalek confession
Author: 0 CBB viewers see the amusing side of India's Dalek confession

My heart is racing. Malika Haqq then interjected that no-one could force India to pay attention and that she could go into another room if she wanted to. I'm a woman, not what [he thinks] a woman! Along with one photo, she tweeted: 'Conchita - what are you doing here? "Not a special type of woman - a woman, OK?" Shocking! I just can't.

Worldwide Mevani Targets PM Modi At Rally Held Without Delhi Police Permission
Author: 0 Mevani Targets PM Modi At Rally Held Without Delhi Police Permission

Later speaking at the gathering, Mevani targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Earlier, scores of people gathered around the barricaded Parliament Street for the protest march planned by Mevani. Mevani asserted that regardless of the government targetting him, he and his supporters will talk about the Constitution, and "hum the tune of love".

Worldwide Two militants killed in Anantnag encounter
Author: 0 Two militants killed in Anantnag encounter

Three militants were also killed in the attack. He identified the slain as Mohd Furhan Wani son of Ghulam Mohd Wani r/o Wangund, Khudwani and Mohd Farnham Wani son of Ghulam Mohidin Wani r/o Wangund Kaimuh . At least two suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today. Meanwhile, authorities blocked internet services in the southern district.

Worldwide Syria reports Israeli attack on military outposts near capital
Author: 0 Syria reports Israeli attack on military outposts near capital

It noted that the Israelis used surface-to-surface missiles and warplanes carry out strikes against Syrian soil. It said Israeli jets fired a final barrage of four rockets from inside Israel , and the Syrian air defences brought down one, but the others caused material damage.

Worldwide Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash
Author: 0 Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash

Lillian Mofokeng, spokeswoman of the Metrorail Company, told Anadolu Agency that 226 commuters had been injured in the accident. "The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities are on the scene and will be launching an investigation into the matter", ER24 said in a statement on Tuesday.

Worldwide Snow in the Sahara for the first time in almost 40 years
Author: 0 Snow in the Sahara for the first time in almost 40 years

The average temperature in the town hovers around 37-degree Celsius while the mercury dips to around 10 in January. The unexpected flurry marked the third time in 40 years that the town of Ain Sefra in Algeria has experienced snowfall, the second most recent being just last year.

Worldwide Exposure of Aadhaar breach 'deserves award, not probe': Snowden
Author: 0 Exposure of Aadhaar breach 'deserves award, not probe': Snowden

American whistleblower Edward Snowden says the Indian journalist who did an investigative story on how easy it was to break into the supposedly secure citizens' data bank maintained by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) deserves an award and not persecution.

Worldwide Teamwork: Arachnophobe, spider cause $11K in damage
Author: 0 Teamwork: Arachnophobe, spider cause $11K in damage

Incredibly, it's not the first time someone has set fire to their home while attempting to kill a spider. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze , but not before it caused $11,000 in damages. Fire officials say they found a fire extinguisher and hose at the scene, showing the residents attempted to extinguish the fire. As for Wisegarver and the two men living in the apartment, they are going to have to find another place to live.

Worldwide North Carolina alligators survive in frozen swamp at Shallotte River Swamp Park
Author: 0 North Carolina alligators survive in frozen swamp at Shallotte River Swamp Park

The cold-blooded animals essentially allow themselves to be frozen in place, with their noses just above the surface, according to a video posted on Facebook by Shallotte River Swamp Park in Ocean Isle Beach. The recent cold wave that swept across the state gave Mother Nature a chance to hit us with yet another surprise - frozen alligators sticking their snouts out of the ice.

Worldwide Theresa May's reshuffle: who's in, who's out, and what didn't change
Author: 0 Theresa May's reshuffle: who's in, who's out, and what didn't change

He was appointed to the position when Mrs May came to power in 2016 and retained it after last year's General Election. Reports suggests more junior ministerial appointments would continue into a second day on Tuesday. The big victor of the shake-up was former Justice Secretary David Lidington , who replaced Damian Green as Minister for the Cabinet Office, but was not awarded the title of First Secretary of State enjoyed by his predecessor.

Worldwide End of TPS for El Salvador Endangers Thousands of Families
Author: 0 End of TPS for El Salvador Endangers Thousands of Families

In one of its most significant immigration decisions to date, the Trump administration said Monday it will terminate the provisional residency permits of about 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived in the country since at least 2001, leaving them to potentially face deportation.

Worldwide Syrian rebels launch 'drone attack' on Russian airbase in Latakia
Author: 0 Syrian rebels launch 'drone attack' on Russian airbase in Latakia

The Russian Defence Ministry said there were no casualties or damage as a result of the attacks, which involved thirteen armed drones, on its Hmeimim air base and Tartus naval base in western Syria, the agencies reported . The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that Russian forces were on alert following drone attacks on the Hmeimim base, the largest Russian military base on Syrian territory.

Worldwide 100 firefighters tackle factory blaze in Brent Cross
Author: 0 100 firefighters tackle factory blaze in Brent Cross

Dhillon said there was a "loud pop ... then we saw a lot of flames suddenly rise up by themselves. then just this huge mountain of fire, nearly pyramid shaped and spiralling as it was shooting fireballs into the air". A spokesman said the "significant" fire could be seen across London. An electrical cupboard on the ground floor was destroyed, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Worldwide Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal
Author: 0 Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal

The proposal, in the form of an internal memo that had gone around the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which oversees USCIS, had set out to end the provision of granting extensions to H-1B visa holders whose applications for permanent residency (Green Card) had been accepted.

Worldwide Bristol University Fire: Students Evacuated From Library As Firefighters Tackle Blaze
Author: 0 Bristol University Fire: Students Evacuated From Library As Firefighters Tackle Blaze

There are no reports of any injuries. Firefighters from six fire engines, two turntable ladders and support vehicles tackled the fire which involved the top floor of the building. The building, which was donated by the chocolate dynasty, had been undergoing a £33 million refurbishment and was due to reopen later this year as part of the maths department in Cotham.