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World US Military spends $130000 a month for crib in Trump Tower
Author: 0 US Military spends $130000 a month for crib in Trump Tower

On Feb. 7, Defense Department spokesman Lt. Col. JB Brindle indicated that the military would lease space from Trump Tower in order to provide resources to the president in a time of crisis. And the military's $130,000/month lease isn't even close to market rate for similar units within Trump Tower-as the WSJ points out, the most expensive rental in Trump Tower prior to the government's lease was a 3,725-square-foot home asking a mere $50,000/month unfurnished and $60,000/month furnished.

World Osun: Pensioners Stage Protest As State Receives Paris Club Refund
Author: 0 Osun: Pensioners Stage Protest As State Receives Paris Club Refund

Kemi Adeosun , explained that these debt service deductions were in respect of the Paris Club , London Club and Multilateral debts of the federal government and states. He said another sum of N1.2bn would be expended on state expenditure. In Abia, its Commissioner of Finance, Mr. Obinna Oriaku, also confirmed that his state had received the money, but said the state got lower than the N11 billion to N12 billion it was expecting.

World Zeliang sworn in as Nagaland CM
Author: 0 Zeliang sworn in as Nagaland CM

In his letter to the Governor, Mr Zeliang wrote, "The legislators also urged the present Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu , who is a non-legislator, to resign and pave way for me to take over as the Chief Minister". The expulsion of Zeliang had become inevitable "to keep peace in the party", the expulsion order said. Recalling the "electoral history" in the state, the M&PB said BJP won 7 seats in 2003 but later they merged with the NPF (one out of 7 died while in office before the ...

World Christian Father Kills Daughter Because Muslim Boyfriend
Author: 0 Christian Father Kills Daughter Because Muslim Boyfriend

Rabat -Just one day after her graduation from high school, 17-year-old Henrietta Karra was found dead in her parents' kitchen, allegedly at the hand of her own father because she had fallen in love with a Muslim man. Henriette returned home two days later after talking to a social worker. "She's already gone. I'm sick of her and you". Henriette texted a friend about being under attack, the Jerusalem Post reported.

World Thousands of mink released from Eden Valley farm
Author: 0 Thousands of mink released from Eden Valley farm

Someone released more than 30,000 mink from a farm in Eden Valley. If residents see any mink in the area, they are asked not to approach them because they may bite. We've already got reports of chickens killed. "It's a disaster", he said. Gudmundson said the farm doesn't have surveillance video. He called the group of people who released the mink "nitwits".

World Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall
Author: 0 Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall

The actor suffered a broken leg and needs a knee reconstruction as a result of his injuries. He was trapped in the rock pool for a whole 72 hours and has since said: "I'm lucky to be alive". When he was discovered Paul was hooked up to a drip and stretchered away from the scene before travelling two hours to the International Koh Samui Hospital.

World British Airways Releases New Safety Video and Fliers Are Actually Watching It
Author: 0 British Airways Releases New Safety Video and Fliers Are Actually Watching It

Air New Zealand attempted this in 2016 with a safety video that starred Rhys Darby and Anna Faris. In fact, the objective for the star-studded video is twofold: make sure passengers pay attention to the safety instructions and raise awareness of the global charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief with a goal of raising £20 million ($26 million) by 2020.

World Four people killed in Mastung firing incident
Author: 0 Four people killed in Mastung firing incident

According to Balochistan Levies, the vehicle was on the way to Karachi when came under the gun attack. "Four people of a family, including a woman, were killed and another man wounded when gunmen fired with automatic weapons on their auto as it slowed down on a speed bump", local police station chief Abdul Qudoos told AFP.

World Celebrity North Korean Defector Appears To Resurface In DPRK Propaganda Video
Author: 0 Celebrity North Korean Defector Appears To Resurface In DPRK Propaganda Video

Moon's two conservative predecessors suspended large aid shipments and major cooperation projects, and cross-border communication hotlines have been shut down. "The talks we proposed will be the initial contact to ease tension". But, North Korean authorities apparently also execute civilians in public, ensuring that Kim family's reign of terror can be seen in all tiers of society.

Author: 0 Arabs urge Qatar to accept 6 principles to curb extremism

Last month, Turkey ratified two deals allowing its troops deploying to Qatar and training its gendarmerie, showing strong diplomatic support for Qatar. President Donald Trump has sided strongly with Saudi Arabia and the UAE in the dispute, publicly backing their contention that Qatar is a supporter of militant groups and a destabilising force in the Middle East.

Author: 0 Who is just as unpopular as Donald Trump? Hillary Clinton

That's "the second-worst score for Clinton in the nearly eight years the poll has followed her", Newsweek reported . Most - if not all - national polls had Clinton winning the popular vote by 2 to 3 points, and that was accurate. "I felt like there was a smugness and that she was just a politician who was called a Democrat, but could have been a Republican ", said poll participant Robert Taylor, 46, a second-grade teacher from suburban Chicago who voted for Clinton , but would have ...

World Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions
Author: 0 Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions

Opposition members fear any branch of government that doesn't fall in line with Maduro will be left powerless, creating a single-party, authoritarian state along the lines of the system in Cuba, a close Maduro ally. Venezuela exports an average of 700,000 barrels of oil a day to the USA, about half its total exports. According to CNN , economic sanctions on Venezuela would have a devastating impact, because not only does the Nation have the world's largest oil reserves, the U.S.is its ...

World Cop caught 'planting drugs' without realising his body cam was RECORDING
Author: 0 Cop caught 'planting drugs' without realising his body cam was RECORDING

In the video, you can see three officers standing by a pile of trash and an officer wearing what looks like a blue hooded sweatshirt is holding a plastic bag. Joseph Cajar, 36, was facing several charges after police said they found drugs and a gun in his vehicle following a November 2016 traffic stop, the Pueblo Chieftain reported .

World GOP Set To Release Budget With Tax Reform Reconciliation Instructions
Author: 0 GOP Set To Release Budget With Tax Reform Reconciliation Instructions

House Republican leaders have whistled past questions about the practicality of the spending levels they are proposing and instead have made the case to rank-and-file House members that passing the budget resolution - because of the reconciliation instructions - represents the only way to ensure a successful tax bill.

World Ep. 124: Life and Death in China
Author: 0 Ep. 124: Life and Death in China

The vast compound and each of its entrances were guarded by more than a dozen young men with buzz cuts who closely followed and filmed anyone who approached. Wu Yangwei, a writer who uses the pen name Ye Du and a friend of Liu, tweeted at 1:03pm on Wednesday: "The police is taking me out to travel, [my] phone will be turned off for a day".

World 'Jagga Jasoos' collections: Numbers dwindle further
Author: 0 'Jagga Jasoos' collections: Numbers dwindle further

The cumulative sum of Monday and Tuesday is less that what the film's collections measured on its opening day - Rs 8.57 crores. Overall, the film has received a mixed but positive response from critics. The first half of the year has been too bad. "I hear " Jagga Jasoos " is the most unusually treated narrative with heartening performances!" Though the box office numbers aren't that great, the film has managed to find its multiplex audiences in the metro-cities.

World Mormon University Professor Fired for Saying that Homosexuality isn't Sinful
Author: 0 Mormon University Professor Fired for Saying that Homosexuality isn't Sinful

They urged her to think on the post for a few days and "hopefully make the right choice" to take it down. The 22-year-old Mormon-affiliated university professor taught as an adjunct professor of political science at Brigham Young University-Idaho; it is a private university closely associated with the LDS Church, according to the school's website.

World Crystal Palace sign first ever sleeve partnership
Author: 0 Crystal Palace sign first ever sleeve partnership

Palace will face the Baggies in a third-placed play-off, with both games on Saturday and played at the same venue, the Hong Kong Stadium . The 19-year-old left Chelsea this summer after his contract expired and a Premier League tribunal will determine how much Liverpool pay for the England Under-20 World Cup victor.

World Arsenal hold their nerve to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 on penalties
Author: 0 Arsenal hold their nerve to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 on penalties

Alexandre Lacazette nearly drew level in the 32nd minute but the Bavarians goalkeeper Tom Starke denied the Frenchman's effort after making a superb save. "But Thomas as well as we are in agreement with the last season's assessment: it was not a good one". They got their leveler with the last touch of normal time , Iwobi guiding his header into the bottom right corner from sub Ramsey's deft cross from the left flank as Renato Sanches was caught in possession for Bayern in midfield.

World China-US economic cooperation on right course: Chinese vice premier
Author: 0 China-US economic cooperation on right course: Chinese vice premier

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the talks with the Chinese delegation, led by Vice-Premier Wang Yang, would focus on concrete steps to provide greater access and a "level playing field" for U.S. He noted that cooperation between China and the USA not only benefits businesses and peoples of the two countries but the world as a whole. Allowing such sales to China will help reduce the U.S.

Author: 0 On the killings of police at the Temple Mount

Netanyahu, who is on a visit to Hungary, was consulting with security aides on whether to remove the metal detectors ahead of Friday's weekly prayers, which normally draw more than 30,000 worshippers to the compound. The assailants were killed by security forces and Israeli authorities briefly closed the compound. Israel rebuffed Jordanian demands and kept the compound closed until Sunday, when it announced that it will gradually reopen the area.

World Kieran Trippier extends Tottenham Hotspur deal until 2022
Author: 0 Kieran Trippier extends Tottenham Hotspur deal until 2022

Sissoko is one of four first team squad players not to make the trip as Erik Lamela continues to nurse a hip injury, Danny Rose is still recovering from a knee problem while Heung-min Son has a broken arm. Kieran Tripper has signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur and according to the Daily Mail, the right-back now earns £70,000-a-week .