Tuesday, January 2, 2018

JAN 2, 2018 - 9:27 AM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS

*"Kim Jong-un Goes Dapper, Updating His Style Along With His Arsenal."


"Kim Jong-un giving his New Year’s Day speech in Pyongyang, North Korea, on 

Monday, according to the country’s official news agency. Credit Korean Central 

News Agency, via Reuters."

*"Trump Rallying Allies Worldwide to Pressure Iran."

A university student attends a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke 

grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police (AP)

*"Nintendo Profits Nearly Double in Nine Months." By kombo.  Stock symbol NTDOY. Might be a good buy at $45.07 a 


*"United States: New York City mayoral swear-in to pair potential 2020 

presidential prospects. On New Years Day 2018, on the steps of New York City 

Hall, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, runner-up for the Democratic 

Party's 2016 presidential nomination and potential 2020 presidential candidate, 

is to conduct the swearing-in of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, himself a 

potential 2020 presidential contender.

Bill de Blasio - Image: Kevin Case.

Bernie Sanders - Image: Gage Skidmore.

*"Oil posts strongest year opening since 2014 as Iran unrest pushes up crude."

Henning Gloystein.

*"North Korea: South proposes Olympics delegation talks."

"There are only two North Korean athletes who qualify for this year's Winter 

Olympics in Pyeongchang."

Getty image.

*"Judiciary will review sexual misconduct policies." By Jessica Gresko.

*"Time's Up: Hollywood A-listers launch initiative to fight sexual harassment in 

the workplace. The initiative includes a $13m legal defence fund for both 

women and men. The new project, called Time’s Up, includes a $13m (£9.6m) 

legal defence fund to help women in less privileged professions push back 

against sexual misconduct in the workplace and any consequences that may 

follow reporting it." Chris Stevenson, New York.

Jennifer Aniston and Shonda Rhimes are among hundreds of Hollywood women 

who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time's Up AP.

*"Rocket Launches and Trips to the Moon We’re Looking Forward To in 2018. 

We’ve put dates for these events and more on The Times’s Astronomy and Space 

Calendar. . January 31. ." By MICHAEL ROSTONJAN.

"Starting January 3. The Quadrantids meteor shower will peak."

Yuichi Takasaka/Stocktrek Images, via Science Source.

"Starting January 31. A total lunar eclipse and a super blue moon.

Ariel Schalit/Associated Press/

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