GOP revels in fast start for Trump tax law… (Third column, 8th story, link) Related stories:Obama Mocked Trump’s Political Ambitions; Trump Spent Year Dismantling Obama’s Legacy…2ND SEASON BEGINS…"GOP revels in fast start for Trump tax law…"
MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday instructed the army and police to shoot him if he became a dictator and stayed on beyond his term, a scenario his foes are warning against, amid moves by his loyalists to change the constitution."'Shoot me' if I become a dictator: Philippine leader tells troops to protect constitution"
HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three-day-old military operation."Turkey says campaign against US-backed Kurdish force in Syria will be swift"
A Hanoi court on Monday sentenced a former official to life in prison, calling it “a necessary warning against the abuse of power.”"Communist Purge Plays Out in Vietnam's Trial of the Decade"
ZURICH (Reuters) – Asylum requests in Switzerland fell to their lowest level in eight years in 2017, down by a third from the previous year, as arrivals from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq tapered off, state migration authorities said on Monday."Swiss asylum requests drop to lowest level since 2010"
Top House Republicans are considering publicly releasing some of the underlying intelligence behind a memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes that alleges FBI abuses of surveillance laws."Republicans consider releasing some classified intel behind memo alleging FISA abuses"
LONDON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the new $1 billion U.S. embassy in London on Monday, just days after his boss Donald Trump criticized the move to new diplomatic premises as part of a bad deal agreed by the administration of Barack Obama."Rex Tillerson visits new U.S. embassy in London that Trump criticized"
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – The mayor of Pennsylvania’s third largest city, Allentown, is scheduled to appear at the start of his federal corruption trial on Monday, accused of soliciting campaign contributions in exchange for public contracts."Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania to go on trial on corruption charges"
News Post Bigg Boss, its Splitsvilla time for Luv Tyagi Mumbai, January 22, 2018: The 11th edition of the controversial reality series Bigg Boss made some nameless faces, household names. One contestant, who has benefited the most out of this season, is the Padosi of the season – Luv Tyagi. The hot lad, who was low profile in the beginning of the season, bucked up in the middle of it and had a glorious stay in the…"Post Bigg Boss, its Splitsvilla time for Luv Tyagi"