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elon musk seeks “specific amendments” to recommend to trump on immigration order


elon musk is asking for people to recommend “specific amendments” trump and the white house should make to the executive order issues on friday regarding immigration and barring entry for people seeking refugee status. the tesla and spacex ceo is a member of trump’s economic advisory council, and he said via twitter that he will be looking to build consensus within that group about what changes to make to the order, so that he can present them to donald trump as recommendations for change.musk made comments on urday regarding the ban, noting that it is “not the best way to address the country’s challenges,” a statement which was later echoed by tesla’s own official comment on the matter. musk also noted that many impacted by the ban “don’t deserve to be rejected,” replied to a canadian-ira






ex-council member gary schiff runs for alondra cano's ninth ward seat


gary schiff will run for a return to the city council, throwing his name into a closely watched race in south minneapolis.schiff, 44, posted about his candidacy urday night on facebook. he will face incumbent alondra cano, who has considered a run for u.s. rep. keith ellison’s seat if he wins election as chairman of the democratic national committee. mohamed farah, the executive director of the somali nonprofit ka joog, is also running for the seat. the heart of ward 9 is e. lake street from chicago avenue to hiawatha avenue, where immigrant-owned businesses want police to crack down on drug-dealing and prostitution, many are opposed to a higher minimum wage, and they are fearful that a president donald trump-led crackdown on illegal immigrants will hurt their employees and customers.“we n






ex-council member gary schiff runs for alondra cano's ninth ward seat


gary schiff will run for a return to the city council, throwing his name into a closely watched race in south minneapolis.schiff, 44, posted about his candidacy urday night on facebook. he will face incumbent alondra cano, who has considered a run for u.s. rep. keith ellison’s seat if he wins election as chairman of the democratic national committee. mohamed farah, the executive director of the somali nonprofit ka joog, is also running for the seat. the heart of ward 9 is e. lake street from chicago avenue to hiawatha avenue, where immigrant-owned businesses want police to crack down on drug-dealing and prostitution, many are opposed to a higher minimum wage, and they are fearful that a president donald trump-led crackdown on illegal immigrants will hurt their employees and customers.“we n






elon musk seeks “specific amendments” to recommend to trump on immigration order


elon musk is asking for people to recommend “specific amendments” trump and the white house should make to the executive order issues on friday regarding immigration and barring entry for people seeking refugee status. the tesla and spacex ceo is a member of trump’s economic advisory council, and he said via twitter that he will be looking to build consensus within that group about what changes to make to the order, so that he can present them to donald trump as recommendations for change.musk made comments on urday regarding the ban, noting that it is “not the best way to address the country’s challenges,” a statement which was later echoed by tesla’s own official comment on the matter. musk also noted that many impacted by the ban “don’t deserve to be rejected,” replied to a canadian-ira






elon musk seeks “specific amendments” to recommend to trump on immigration order


elon musk is asking for people to recommend “specific amendments” trump and the white house should make to the executive order issues on friday regarding immigration and barring entry for people seeking refugee status. the tesla and spacex ceo is a member of trump’s economic advisory council, and he said via twitter that he will be looking to build consensus within that group about what changes to make to the order, so that he can present them to donald trump as recommendations for change.musk made comments on urday regarding the ban, noting that it is “not the best way to address the country’s challenges,” a statement which was later echoed by tesla’s own official comment on the matter. musk also noted that many impacted by the ban “don’t deserve to be rejected,” replied to a canadian-ira






ex-council member gary schiff running for alondra cano's ninth ward seat


gary schiff said sunday he will run for a return to the city council, throwing his name into a closely watched race in south minneapolis.schiff, 44, will face incumbent alondra cano, who has mulled a run for u.s. rep. keith ellison’s seat if he wins election as chairman of the democratic national committee. mohamed farah, the executive director of the somali nonprofit ka joog, is also running for the seat.the heart of the ninth ward is e. lake street from chicago avenue to hiawatha avenue, where immigrant-owned businesses want police to crack down on drug-dealing and prostitution, many are opposed to a higher minimum wage, and some are fearful that president donald trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants will hurt their employees and customers.“we need leadership that can translate protest






ex-council member gary schiff runs for alondra cano's ninth ward seat


gary schiff will run for a return to the city council, throwing his name into a closely watched race in south minneapolis.schiff, 44, posted about his candidacy urday night on facebook. he will face incumbent alondra cano, who has considered a run for u.s. rep. keith ellison’s seat if he wins election as chairman of the democratic national committee. mohamed farah, the executive director of the somali nonprofit ka joog, is also running for the seat. the heart of ward 9 is e. lake street from chicago avenue to hiawatha avenue, where immigrant-owned businesses want police to crack down on drug-dealing and prostitution, many are opposed to a higher minimum wage, and they are fearful that a president donald trump-led crackdown on illegal immigrants will hurt their employees and customers.“we n






20-year-old city councilman dies after car wreck in idaho


wilder, idaho — a 20-year-old city councilman who was one of the youngest people ever elected in idaho, has died after being involved in a car accident.the idaho press-tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2kerye8) that city councilman ismael fernandez died friday in a collision on highway 19 in canyon county.fernandez was just a 19-year-old freshman at the college of idaho when he was elected in 2015 to the four-member wilder city council. his win made national headlines.fernandez was also part of idaho's first all-latino city council.wilder has about 1,500 residents and is in southwestern idaho near the oregon border.idaho state police say fernandez was traveling west on highway 19 when he crossed the center line and crashed into a truck hauling beets.fernandez died at saint alphonsus regional






20-year-old city councilman dies after car wreck in idaho


wilder, idaho — a 20-year-old city councilman who was one of the youngest people ever elected in idaho, has died after being involved in a car accident.wilder city councilman ismael fernandez died friday in a collision in canyon county, according to the idaho press-tribune (http://bit.ly/2kerye8).fernandez was a 19-year-old freshman at the college of idaho when he was elected in 2015 to the four-member wilder city council, the newspaper said. he decided to run for the council just three days before the election. his win made national headlines and placed him on the state's first all-latino city council.during his paign, he went door-to-door with his grandmother, the paper said."the lack of a youth voice leads to cynicism in politics," fernandez said at the time. "when you don't have that o






u.s. service member killed in yemen raid


a u.s. service member was killed and several were wounded during an operation urday against al qaeda militants in yemen that marked the first known commando mission authorized by president donald trump.in addition to the fatality, three u.s. special operations forces troops were wounded in the raid, which took place in a remote location in south-central yemen, according to u.s. military officials. two other american service...






u.s. service member killed in yemen raid


a u.s. service member was killed and three americans were wounded in a raid urday against al qaeda militants in yemen that marked the first commando operation authorized under president donald trump.three u.s. special operations forces troops were wounded in the raid, which also resulted in the deaths of as many as 14 members of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, or aqap, the principal al qaeda franchise in yemen, defense...






u.s. service member killed in yemen raid


a u.s. service member was killed and several were wounded in a raid urday against al qaeda militants in yemen that marked the first commando operation authorized by president donald trump.three u.s. special operations forces were wounded in the raid, which took place in a remote location in south-central yemen, according to u.s. military officials. two other american service members were injured when an american v-22 osprey...






intelligence, pentagon leaders welcome at nsc meetings


president trump (p o: pool, getty images)white house chief of staff reince priebus denied sunday that president trump's revamped national security council will be restricted, saying intelligence and pentagon chiefs are welcome at any meeting."they're included as attendees anytime that they want to be included," priebus told nbc's meet the press.a trump order issued  urday indicated that joint chiefs of staff chairman joseph dunford and director of national intelligence-designate dan coats are not full-fledged nsc members moving forward."the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shall attend where issues pertaining to their responsibilities and expertise are to be discussed," the order said.priebus told nbc that "they're invited to be attendees of t






intelligence, pentagon leaders welcome at nsc meetings


president trump (p o: pool, getty images)white house chief of staff reince priebus denied sunday that president trump's revamped national security council will be restricted, saying intelligence and pentagon chiefs are welcome at any meeting."they're included as attendees anytime that they want to be included," priebus told nbc's meet the press.a trump order issued  urday indicated that joint chiefs of staff chairman joseph dunford and director of national intelligence-designate dan coats are not full-fledged nsc members moving forward."the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shall attend where issues pertaining to their responsibilities and expertise are to be discussed," the order said.priebus told nbc that "they're invited to be attendees of t






intelligence, pentagon leaders welcome at nsc meetings


president trump (p o: pool, getty images)white house chief of staff reince priebus denied sunday that president trump's revamped national security council will be restricted, saying intelligence and pentagon chiefs are welcome at any meeting."they're included as attendees anytime that they want to be included," priebus told nbc's meet the press.a trump order issued  urday indicated that joint chiefs of staff chairman joseph dunford and director of national intelligence-designate dan coats are not full-fledged nsc members moving forward."the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shall attend where issues pertaining to their responsibilities and expertise are to be discussed," the order said.priebus told nbc that "they're invited to be attendees of t






the latest: trump praises us service members in yemen raids


sanaa, yemen — the latest on a u.s. raid targeting al-qaida militants in yemen (all times local):9:20 p.m.president donald trump says americans are saddened by the news that a u.s. service member was killed and three others were wounded in a raid in yemen targeting an al-qaida affiliate.trump says in a statement that "brave u.s. forces were instrumental in killing" an estimated 14 militants and capturing "important intelligence that will ist the u.s. in preventing terrorism against its citizens and people around the world.___4 p.m.the u.s. military says a service member has been killed and three others wounded in raid in yemen targeting a local al-qaida affiliate.u.s. central command said in a statement sunday that another service member was injured in a "hard landing" in a nearby location






the latest: us soldier killed in raid on al-qaida in yemen


sanaa, yemen — the latest on a u.s. raid targeting al-qaida militants in yemen (all times local):4 p.m.the u.s. military says a service member has been killed and three others wounded in raid in yemen targeting a local al-qaida affiliate.u.s. central command said in a statement sunday that another service member was injured in a "hard landing" in a nearby location.it says the aircraft was unable to fly afterward and "was then intentionally destroyed in place."it says 14 fighters from al-qaida in the arabian peninsula were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members captured "information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terror plots."yemeni security and tribal officials say the ault in central bayda province killed three senior al-qaida leaders.___12:20 p.m.






san jose vice-mayor: a cursed post


when san jose mayor sam liccardo selected councilwoman magdalena carrasco recently as his vice-mayor, political gossips noted that he p ed over a couple of other contenders.though he didn’t voice unhappiness publicly, it was widely umed that councilman johnny khamis hoped to get the job. councilman chappie jones was also seen as a contender.neither man should have worried too much about not getting the post. the truth is that a quiet curse goes with the san jose vice-mayor’s job, a curse that often handicaps political ascent.the last council member to serve as vice-mayor and later become mayor was susan hammer, who was vice mayor under tom mcenery from 1985 to 1987 and was elected mayor in 1990.the last council member to be vice-mayor at the time she ascended to mayor was janet gray hayes,






trump tackles isis fight, lobbying ban, national security council with executive


on the heels of a controversial order barring refugees and travelers to the u.s. from some muslim majority countries, president trump continued his id-fire signing of executive actions urday, putting his name to three more addressing the islamic state of iraq and syria (isis), a ban on lobbying and a reorganization of the national security council.as he signed each one, he gave a brief description of their contents with top aides surrounding him. vice president mike pence, along with chief of staff reince preibus, national security adviser michael flynn, deputy national security adviser k.t. mcfarland, chief white house strategist steve bannon and top aide kellyanne conway were all present. of the lobbying ban, which will restrict how government officials take jobs with lobbying firms afte






knights of malta: pope writes to stress order's sovereignty


rome — the knights of malta say pope francis has written to their leaders stressing the sovereignty of the ancient catholic lay order, following a condom scandal linked to the order's charitable work.the order's sovereign council in rome on urday accepted the resignation of grand master fra' matthew festing, who had sacked the order's foreign minister, albrecht von boeselager. the minister was removed as grand chancellor following revelations that condoms were distributed in myanmar under his watch.the vatican intervened on the minister's behalf. on urday, the council s ped the disciplinary measures against von boeselager, who resumes his post. the knights say francis in his letter friday stressed the order's sovereignty.until festing's successor is elected, fra' ludwig hoffmann von rumers






trump boots top officials — but includes steve bannon — in reshuffled national s


in another series of executive orders on urday, pres. donald trump restructured the national security council (nsc) and created a position on it for senior aide and former breitbart.com ceo stephen k. bannon.the washington post reported urday night that in addition to installing bannon on the council, trump ordered the pentagon to come up with a strategy to defeat isis and conducted his first phone call with russian pres. vladimir putin and conducted calls with other heads of state. the post reported that bannon has been given a regular seat on the national security council’s principals committee, which will include the nation’s highest ranking security officials, the secretary of defense and the secretary of state.unlike previous presidential administrations, trump’s urday memo specified






trump immigration order will ‘give isis some more propaganda’


u.s. senator john mccain said on sunday that president donald trump’s order targeting immigration from seven predominantly muslim countries has been “confusing” and raised a number of questions.“it’s been a very confusing process,” mccain, a republican and chairman of the senate armed services committee, told cbs’ ‘face the nation.’ mccain said the effect of trump’s immigration order “will probably, in some areas, give isis (islamic state) some more propaganda,” and asked why the countries targeted by the order included iraq, where u.s. forces are fighting alongside iraqi forces against islamic state.mccain said he was “worried” about the addition of trump’s chief strategist and former paign chief steve bannon to the u.s. national security council. mccain said this was “a radical departure






democrats and republicans can’t believe trump put ‘nazi’ steve bannon on nationa


on urday, pres. donald trump announced that the chairman of the joint chiefs and the national director of intelligence will no longer be included in all meetings of the national security council (nsc)’s principals committee. however, the president’s order said, former breitbart.com ceo stephen k. bannon will be attending every meeting alongside the secretary of state, the secretary of defense and some of the highest ranking officers in the nation’s security and intelligence services. “chairman of joint chiefs and dni treated as afterthoughts in cabinet level principals meetings. and where is cia?? cut out of everything?” wrote former united nations amb ador susan rice on sunday, according to the new york daily news.“this is stone cold crazy,” rice continued. “after a week of crazy. who nee






under cover of #muslimban, bannon throws top general and spy off the national se


while the american public's attention was focused on the thousands of families whose lives were disrupted and even put at risk by trump's ban on muslims entering the usa, the us director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff were removed from the list of permanent attendees in the president's national security council. they were replaced with white nationalist trump advisor steve bannon. trump announced the changes shortly after speaking with putin for an hour. presidential press spokesman sean spicer downplayed bannon's lack of expertise, describing the avowed racist as "a former naval officer." bannon left the navy in 1983. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, whom bannon is replacing, is an active-service four-star general. counseling trump in t






under cover of #muslimban, bannon throws top general and spy off the national se


while the american public's attention was focused on the thousands of families whose lives were disrupted and even put at risk by trump's ban on muslims entering the usa, the us director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff were removed from the list of permanent attendees in the president's national security council. they were replaced with white nationalist trump advisor steve bannon. putin announced the changes shortly after speaking with putin for an hour. presidential press spokesman sean spicer downplayed bannon's lack of expertise, describing the avowed racist as "a former naval officer." bannon left the navy in 1983. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, whom bannon is replacing, is an active-service four-star general. counseling trump in






1 us service member killed, 3 wounded in yemen raid


sanaa, yemen — the u.s. military said sunday that one service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid in yemen targeting its local al-qaida branch, marking the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump's new administration.u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was injured in a "hard landing" in a nearby location. the aircraft was unable to fly afterward and was "intentionally destroyed."the central command statement said 14 militants from al-qaida's branch in yemen, formally known as "al-qaida in the arabian peninsula," were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members taking part in the raid captured "information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terror plots."yemeni se






west virginia university: left alliance member kelley denham attacks conservativ


a member of the west virginia university left alliance physically attacked a member of the pus turning point usa chapter who was recording him after the meeting had ended with incredible disagreement.a source tells the college fix that the man is kelley denham, who is also president of the wvu gender equality movement, a student group. check out the clip.kaitlynn critchfield told the fix that denham threw her against the wall and tried to take her phone before he was recorded attacking the other member who was filming. she said she alerted the pus police after the incident.critchfield said she had started recording the meeting after denham told the tpusa members to “get the f*** out,” because she feared for their safety.“f**k you, you f***ng conservative piece of…” denham says. “give me yo






man accused of fatally beating gang rival in 2013


bail was denied urday for a reputed street gang member accused of beating a teenaged gang rival to death during a new year's day attack back in 2013.daniel malave, 29, be e the third person charged in connection to the jan. 1 attack on ezequiel velasquez and two others, including the expectant mother of velasquez's child.a group of males that included men and teenage boys punched and stomped the 17-year-old velasquez in the 2900 block of west 40th street, authorities said. velasquez, formerly of the 6100 block of south m asoit avenue, was hospitalized until he died eight days later. the cook county medical examiner's office determined velasquez died from blunt force trauma to the head and ruled the death a homicide.malave, an admitted member of the an's disciples street gang and who goes b






secret mission agent rescue


want to be an agent of a secret squad? and have you enough courage to dare all the gangsters and rescue your colleague from criminals' hostage? secret mission agent rescue game is all about this. as a brave soldier you have to sneak into enemies' place where they have kept another spy member. during this mission you will face multiple challenges. many spy eras are installed in the building which you have to break first so that you can get into the building. then you have to gangsters' computer to get information about their secret criminal activities. this action packed game is available for smart phone users for free. you have done all these tasks during your training in army school. but, now is the time when you have to fight with actual targets and prove yourself a brave soldier. you






the rise of the irreligious may change our politics


this article originally appeared on the conver ion. a recent survey of the religious profile of the 115th congress revealed that despite the increase in the number of americans who claim no religious affiliation, members of congress are overwhelmingly religious, with only one member identifying as having no religion. yet, despite whom they vote for, americans are…






top russian official says putin-trump call will be positive


moscow (ap) — influential russian security chief nikolai patrushev says moscow has high hopes for a scheduled telephone call between russian president vladimir putin and his u.s. counterpart donald trump.“everything will be positive,” patrushev said urday, according to russia’s interfax news agency. he is the secretary of russia’s security council.the telephone call between putin and trump expected to take place later urday will be the first official contact between the two leaders since trump was sworn in as president. the kremlin has welcomed trump’s promises to mend ties with moscow, which have been badly strained by the ukrainian crisis, the war in syria and allegations of russian meddling in the u.s. elections.putin held a meeting of the security council on friday to discuss u.s.-russ






roseville armory controversy: council aims for homes on site


a dispute in roseville over whether to try and save the city’s former national guard armory is nearing an end.against the wishes of those who wanted to preserve the armory for use as a community center, the city council last week signaled its preference to redevelop the site for low-density housing instead.city officials consulted neighbors, getting what they considered a solid response: 87 comments, online or on paper. among those comments, 69 people said they preferred single-family detached homes on the site, while the community center option drew 44 positive responses, community development chief kari collins told the council.but 29 people declared that no institutional use was suitable — a hint of polarization.many in the area wanted the armory preserved partly because “some of our ol






2 crew from malaysian boat carrying 31 chinese reach safety


kuala lumpur, malaysia — the captain and a crew member from a missing malaysian boat made it to safety sunday while others among the 31 people on board, including 28 chinese tourists, on the boat may be drifting in the water waiting to be rescued, authorities said.the boat's captain and a crew member were found sunday afternoon in the waters between the island of pulau tiga and an offshore oil drilling platform, malaysia's the star online reported. the boat had left kota kinabalu in the malaysian state of sabah on urday morning on its way to pulau mengalum, an island about 60 kilometers (38 miles) west.the chinese consulate in kota kinabalu said multiple survivors "were reported drifting at sea waiting for rescue," the official xinhua news agency reported. chinese state television said the






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


washington — it's been described as the greatest burden any commander in chief must bear.just days into his young presidency, a u.s. service member has died in military action authorized by donald trump. it's the first known combat death of a member of the u.s. military since trump took the oath of office on jan. 20 and underscores the gravity of the decisions he now makes.three service members were also wounded sunday during the firefight with militants from al-qaida in the arabian peninsula's branch in yemen. the raid left nearly 30 others dead, including an estimated 14 militants. a fourth u.s. service member was injured when a military aircraft isting in the mission had a "hard landing" nearby, according to u.s. central command."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life






american army bridge builder


enough with army truck and truck trailer games? now jump in to the new concept and build a temporary bridge in american army bridge builder. you are a crew member of your battalion and have to lead your cargo to other side of the river. as a construction team member you have to construct bridge over a running river for military purposes. once all the soldiers crossed the water body safely, this can be revamped easily. you can call this a floating bridge. as a player in this game, you will feel yourself like a soldier. these drills have been a regular part during your training days but now you have to actually do this for a specific operational purposes. because of this new game concept, this will be the best simulation game for you in 2016. this is a combo of multiple things, you have t






'churn and burn' schemes can defraud hoas when boards don't pay attention


question:  i was finally able to do a walk-through with our ociation’s gardener after our property manager was let go. i was shocked to learn that several beautiful mature trees were removed from our common areas without approval from the board. he was also systematically replacing flowers and other vegetation, with the turnover of plants throughout the complex reaching a fever pitch that cost us tens of thousands of dollars.when the gardener was pressed for answers, he said he was directed to do so by the former manager and even threatened to leave if we prevented him from ripping out plants and putting in new ones. another board director later told me she found out that an individual board member was working with the manager to have the gardener perform the work and was getting a $500 ki






u.s. service member killed, 3 wounded in surprise yemen raid


sanaa, yemen -- the u.s. military said sunday that one service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid in yemen targeting its local al qaeda branch, marking the first-known combat death of a u.s. soldier under president donald trump’s new administration.a u.s. military officer told cbs news the raid was approved by mr. trump.    u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was injured in a “hard landing” in a nearby location. the aircraft - an mv-22 osprey, cbs news correspondent david martin confirms - was unable to fly afterward and was “intentionally destroyed.”the central command statement said 14 militants from al qaeda’s branch in yemen, formally known as “al qaeda in the arabian peninsula,” were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members t






leaders gather to elect au chair, re-examine key issues | ethiopia


addis ababa, ethiopia - as the early morning sun pierced through the morning chill of the waking city, diplomats with flag lapels pinned to their suits filled the spacious lobby of the african union headquarters in the heart of the ethiopian capital.the diplomats and dignitaries were gathered following a night of intense lobbying and backroom deals to try to secure their preferred candidate for the au's top job in the upcoming election.security in front of the headquarters building, which is the tallest in the city and was built by the chinese at a cost of some $200m, is tight. new and long-term au heads of state have gathered in addis ababa to elect a new chairperson.five candidates are competing for the top seat of the continental body. the new chairperson will take office on a four-ye






2 crew from malaysian boat carrying 31 chinese reach safety


kuala lumpur, malaysia (ap) — the captain and a crew member from a missing malaysian boat made it to safety sunday and others among the 31 people, mostly chinese tourists, on the boat may be drifting in the water waiting to be rescued, authorities said.the boat’s captain and a crew member were found sunday afternoon in the waters between the island of pulau tiga and an offshore oil drilling platform, malaysia’s the star online reported. the boat had left kota kinabalu in the malaysian state of sabah on urday morning on its way to pulau mengalum, an island about 60 kilometers (38 miles) west.the chinese consulate in kota kinabalu said multiple survivors “were reported drifting at sea waiting for rescue,” the official xinhua news agency reported. chinese state television said the crew report






u.s. service member killed, 3 wounded in surprise yemen raid


sanaa, yemen -- a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al qaeda militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.“americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism,” trump said in a statement.cbs news correspondent david martin confirms the raid, carried out by navy seal team 6, was approved by mr. trump.           the u.s. has been striking al qaeda in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday’s surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation ag






25 from missing malaysian boat rescued; search on for 6 more


kuala lumpur, malaysia — twenty-five, mostly chinese tourists, were rescued sunday after spending more than a day drifting in malaysian waters after their boat sank, officials said.six of the 31 people on board were still missing sunday evening, shahidan k im, a minister in the prime minister's department, told reporters in sabah state.the boat's captain and a crew member were spotted by a military plane and rescued, shahidan said. fishermen later rescued a group of 10 people and another group of eight, while a tugboat found a group of five, he said.shahidan said search efforts will be intensified, including using surveillance planes that see in the dark.twenty-three of the recovered are chinese as are five of the six still missing, sabah police commissioner ramli din tweeted.an official w






first-known combat death since trump in office – the mercury news


by jill colvin and ahmed al-hajwashington (ap) — it’s been described as the greatest burden any commander in chief must bear.just days into his young presidency, a u.s. service member has died in military action authorized by donald trump. it’s the first known combat death of a member of the u.s. military since trump took the oath of office on jan. 20 and underscores the gravity of the decisions he now makes.three service members were also wounded sunday during the firefight with militants from al-qaida in the arabian peninsula’s branch in yemen. the raid left nearly 30 others dead, including an estimated 14 militants. a fourth u.s. service member was injured when a military aircraft isting in the mission had a “hard landing” nearby, according to u.s. central command.“americans are saddene






1 us service member killed, 3 wounded in yemen raid


sanaa, yemen (ap) — the u.s. military said sunday that one service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid in yemen targeting its local al-qaida branch, marking the first-known combat death of a u.s. soldier under president donald trump’s new administration.u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was injured in a “hard landing” in a nearby location. the aircraft — presumably a helicopter — was unable to fly afterward and was “intentionally destroyed.”the central command statement said 14 militants from al-qaida’s branch in yemen, formally known as “al-qaida in the arabian peninsula,” were killed in the ault and that u.s. service members taking part in the raid captured “information that will likely provide insight into the planning of future terro






trump boots top officials — but includes steve bannon — in reshuffled national s


elections 2016, facebook, trump news, u.s. newstrump boots top officials — but includes steve bannon — in reshuffled national security councildavid ferguson28 jan 2017 at 21:15 etin another series of executive orders on urday, pres. donald trump restructured the national security council (nsc) and created a position on it for senior aide and former breitbart.com ceo stephen k. bannon.the washington post reported urday night that in addition to installing bannon on the council, trump ordered the pentagon to come up with a strategy to defeat isis and conducted his first phone call with russian pres. vladimir putin and conducted calls with other heads of state. the post reported that bannon has been given a regular seat on the national security council’s principals committee, which will inclu






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military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism," trump said in a statement.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world's poorest but strategically located country.an al-qaida official and an online news s






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — a u.s. military service member was killed sunday during a raid against al-qaida militants in central yemen that also left nearly 30 others dead, including women and children. the loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical islamic terrorism," trump said in a statement.the u.s. has been striking al-qaida in yemen from the air for more than 15 years, mostly using drones, and sunday's surprise pre-dawn raid could signal a new escalation against extremist groups in the arab world's poorest but strategically located country.an al-qaida official and an online news s






2 crew from malaysian boat carrying 31 chinese reach safety


kuala lumpur, malaysia — the captain and a crew member from a missing malaysian boat made it to safety sunday while others among the 31 people on board, including 28 chinese tourists, on the boat may be drifting in the water waiting to be rescued, authorities said.several malaysian navy and police ships and at least one plane were searching for the boat but were being hindered by high winds and choppy waters, according to a statement from the malaysia maritime enforcement agency. the search area is about 400 square nautical miles (nearly 1,400 square kilometers) of the south china sea.the captain and a crew member were found sunday afternoon in the waters between the island of pulau tiga and an offshore oil drilling platform, malaysia's the star online reported. the boat had left kota kina






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


sanaa, yemen — the u.s. military said sunday that one service member was killed and three others wounded in a raid in yemen targeting its local al-qaida branch, marking the first-known combat death of a member of the u.s. military under president donald trump.the raid left about 30 people dead, including women and children, according to an al-qaida official and a news service linked to the terror group. one of the children killed was nora, the 8-year-old daughter of anwar al-awlaki, a radical yemeni-american cleric killed in a u.s. airstrike in yemen in 2011, according to the 's grandfather.n er al-awlaki told the ociated press that nora was visiting her mother when the surprise pre-dawn raid took place on sunday.u.s. central command said in a statement that a fourth service member was inj






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chelsea just received permission to tear down stamford bridge and build a m ive new stadium, according to this report from the .stamford bridge appears fairly modern, having been renovated in the ’90s, but it’s actually quite old, having been around since the late 19th-century. but progress and the promise of m ive revenue increases stop for no man, so here we are, with the local authorities granting permission to tear down the old stadium in favor of something new:chelsea football club have been given permission by the local council to build a new £500m 60,000-seat stadium. hammersmith and fulham council’s planning committee have backed plans to demolish the current 41,600-capacity stamford bridge stadium. the plans include a walkway from the nearby district line station.“we are grateful