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Texans GM Rick Smith taking extended leave of absence Texans GM Rick Smith taking extended leave of absence
- January 02, 2018

Smith and his wife were both present for his final press conference as Texans GM less than 24 hours after the end of the 2017 regular season. It was the team's sixth consecutive defeat and finished off an injury-plagued 4-12 season. There have also been widespread rumors over the years that Smith and O'Brien don't get along, and Smith was asked to address that on Monday. The team has made the playoffs three times during his tenure. (more...)
Higher minimum wages come to 18 states in 2018 Higher minimum wages come to 18 states in 2018
- January 02, 2018

Some 4.5 million workers will be directly affected, according to the Economic Policy Institute. But states have also worked against municipalities looking to raise wage floors even higher. The wage increases were the result of either new legislation, successful ballot measures, or inflation-related adjustments established by existing formulas. (more...)
Meghalaya Congress is imploding Meghalaya Congress is imploding
- January 02, 2018

Senior Congress leader and former Meghalaya chief minister D D Lapang today downplayed six party leaders quitting the party ahead of the assembly elections and claimed that the Congress is united in the state. The decision of the Congress legislators to defect ahead of the assembly polls in the north-eastern state comes as a blow for the Congress, which is facing a tough challenge to hold its fort. (more...)
One of million-dollar lottery tickets sold at Weis Markets in Garrisonville One of million-dollar lottery tickets sold at Weis Markets in Garrisonville
- January 02, 2018

Lake Street in Forest Lake. Tickets for the January 1, 2018, Minnesota Millionaire Raffle went on sale October 24 and sold out Dec. 12, 2017, the earliest sell-out date in December on record. Another 500 players bought tickets that won them $500 each. The Virginia Lottery generates more than $1.5 million per day for the state's K-12 public schools, according to lottery officials. (more...)
Alabama makes Jones win official as Moore's last-ditch challenge fails Alabama makes Jones win official as Moore's last-ditch challenge fails
- January 02, 2018

Aabama Secretary of State John Merrill told The Associated Press Wednesday evening that he has no intention of delaying the canvassing board meeting. Jones and Moore were competing to fill the US Senate seat that previously belonged to the attorney general, Jeff Sessions. (more...)
Water main break affecting some Johnson City residents Water main break affecting some Johnson City residents
- January 02, 2018

Crews shut off water valves and cut into the pavement to reach the affected main. For more information, visit Atlanta Watershed here. Some crews will be working throughout the night to fix the breaks. Missouri American Crews are working 16 hour days and extra workers will be called in on the holiday, yet the company says it's still not enough workers. (more...)
13 monkeys die as fire sweeps through safari park in Britain 13 monkeys die as fire sweeps through safari park in Britain
- January 02, 2018

Staff and fire crews battled to save the Patas monkeys, but none of the thirteen animals could be saved. Park officials said that following the traumatic incident they are monitoring the other animals, but early signs suggest that they have not been affected. (more...)
Palestine summons its ambassador to United States after UNGA voting
- January 02, 2018

Palestinian officials had earlier said president Mahmud Abbas would refuse to meet US Vice President Mike Pence during a visit to the region that had been planned for December but which was later cancelled. The controversy around declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel is that Palestinians also call Jerusalem their capital. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) vowed on Tuesday to act against Israeli parliament's vote to consolidate its sovereignty on Jerusalem, official Palestinian ... (more...)
Deadly clashes reported in Iran as protests continue Deadly clashes reported in Iran as protests continue
- January 02, 2018

According to Iranian state TV, six rioters were killed during an attack on a police station in the town of Qahdarijan. The clashes were sparked off as protesters tried to steal guns, according to the reports. Remember that 2009 election dispute over rising food prices in Mashhad? Unemployment and inflation are very high, and a lifting of sanctions in January 2016 has failed to deliver the economic boom many hoped for. (more...)
Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly
- January 02, 2018

He added , however, that the demonstrations should not devolve into violence or anti-government chants. Iran's success in the region was unbearable to them. Trump has tweeted several times in support of the demonstrators, writing Sunday (Monday NZT) that the United States was "watching very closely for human rights violations". (more...)
First week of 2018 brings cold temperatures First week of 2018 brings cold temperatures
- January 02, 2018

Wind chill values as low as -1. Early next week, low pressure from the west will bring the chance of more precipitation, though milder temperatures indicate the potential for either rain or a wintry mix. Wednesday night: A chance of snow. North winds are expected to be 10 to 15 miles per hour with gusts up to 25 miles per hour. Tonight: Scattered showers. (more...)
Trump Zeroes In on Abedin, Comey; Says DOJ Should 'Act' Trump Zeroes In on Abedin, Comey; Says DOJ Should 'Act'
- January 02, 2018

The comments come after a report published Monday by the Daily Caller said Abedin forwarded State Department emails, including passwords to government systems, to her private email account on Yahoo before it was hacked. The president urged the Justice Department, which he slurred as a "deep state" conspiracy against his presidency, to prosecute and jail Abedin. Abedin also sent passwords for her government laptop to her Yahoo account on August 24, 2009. (more...)
Donald Trump: US alert to possible human rights violations in Iran Donald Trump: US alert to possible human rights violations in Iran
- January 02, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit back at Trump's comments, saying the U.S. leader - whose "whole being is against the nation of Iran - has "no right" to sympathize with protesters". Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini has accused the country's enemies of seeking "to create problems for the Islamic system", though he has not named names. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Army chief visits LoC, asks troops to be alert Jammu and Kashmir: Army chief visits LoC, asks troops to be alert
- January 02, 2018

He said Singh was a fearless and honest soldier and the nation would always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. In another incident, a soldier lost his life in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector. (more...)
$0.84 EPS Expected for PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)
- January 02, 2018

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since January 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NYSE: PHM ). The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, July 11. FBR Capital maintained PulteGroup, Inc. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on PHM. (more...)
Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore
- January 02, 2018

According to a recent report on Boxofficeindia.com, the film has raked in another Rs 17.50 crore approximately on it's second Monday, thus taking its total collection to Rs 272 crore approximately. The movie is based on rescuing 25 Indian Nurses those have been kidnapped by the Iraq terrorist group. Everyone expected Fukrey Returns to do good business at the box office but it overwhelmed everyone's expectations collecting 78.84 crores at the box office. (more...)
Morgan Stanley Increases Texas Instruments (TXN) Price Target to $92.00
- January 02, 2018

Stearns Fincl Grp Inc holds 0.21% or 9,324 shares in its portfolio. Ent Financial Ser holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) for 1,481 shares. Waddell And Reed Fin holds 405,000 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Texas Instruments's quarterly revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
Arrest made in connection with swatting case that killed Wichita man — LAPD Arrest made in connection with swatting case that killed Wichita man — LAPD
- January 02, 2018

The caller says it was "an accident" and adds: 'I'm just pointing the gun at them, making sure that they stay in the closet, my mom and my little brother'. '[The call] went to a substation first, then it was relayed to dispatch, then dispatch gave it to us. 'We were given some misinformation on the (original) call, ' he said. (more...)
Protesters Arrested over 3 Days in Tehran Protesters Arrested over 3 Days in Tehran
- January 02, 2018

Iran's Supreme Leader, who has the final say on all state matters, did not name any country but said he would explain more in the near future. State TV had reported that 10 people were killed in protests on Sunday. President Hassan Rouhani acknowledged the public's anger over the Islamic Republic's flagging economy, though he and others warned that the government wouldn't hesitate to crack down on those it considers lawbreakers. (more...)
FBI Russia probe helped by Australian diplomat tip-off
- January 02, 2018

Two months after the meeting, Australian officials passed the information that came from Papadopoulos to their American counterparts when leaked Democratic emails began appearing online, according to the newspaper, which cited four current and former U.S. (more...)
California twins born in different years California twins born in different years
- January 02, 2018

Delano Regional Medical Centre has stated that Joaquin was the last baby born in Kern County in 2017, with his younger sister Aitana named the first baby born in Kern County in 2018. "When they realized they were going to be in the hospital over New Year's Eve, the family planned to celebrate at midnight in the break room". The uniquely timed birth was even a first for the long-time doctor who helped deliver the twins. (more...)
South Africa's Table Mountain accident: Bodies recovered South Africa's Table Mountain accident: Bodies recovered
- January 02, 2018

The accident happened on one of the country's major tourist attractions overlooking Cape Town. It said South African National Parks spokeswoman Merle Collins confirmed they had been abseiling down the mountain. "Stick to foot paths, stick to cycling paths and if they do wander off, stay put, do not move around because it is a wildnerness area.it is a mountain. (more...)
12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx 12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx
- January 02, 2018

At least 11 people suffered minor injuries while one person suffered more critical injuries, officials say. The five-alarm blaze ripped through the Bronx building early Tuesday. Much of the injuries sustained as a result of the fire appear to be non-life-threatening. The Fire Department of NY says 12 people are hurt, one seriously, in a fire raging through a Bronx building. (more...)
Nine killed in latest crackdown on Iran protests Nine killed in latest crackdown on Iran protests
- January 02, 2018

The protesters have been warned they will be met with an "iron fist" by a senior officer in Iran's Revolutionary Guard. Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and serial advocate for bombing innocent people and overthrowing foreign governments he dislikes John Bolton said clearly that regime change should be the goal of the protests , and praised Trump for "taking the side of the demonstrators". (more...)
Former Wisconsin-Stout standout killed in Costa Rica crash Former Wisconsin-Stout standout killed in Costa Rica crash
- January 02, 2018

A U.S. State Department official confirmed that multiple U.S. citizens had died, but said the agency would not provide further details out of respect for the affected families. Although strong winds in the morning had forced the pilots to alter their itinerary, they had flown safely to Punto Islita to pick up passengers headed to San Jose. (more...)
Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk
- January 02, 2018

Cho said he expects the dialogue at the border village of Panmunjom, if it happens, to be focussed on North Korea's participation at the Olympics in February, but other issues would likely arise, including the denuclearisation of North Korea. (more...)
'Gang-Raping Muslim Men': Twitter Bans German MP Over Racist Tweet 'Gang-Raping Muslim Men': Twitter Bans German MP Over Racist Tweet
- January 02, 2018

But they are not alone in criticizing a law that requires companies like Facebook , Twitter, and Google to remove content that advocates violence or slander or face fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million). Von Storch is now under investigation and could be criminally charged with incitement to hatred, according to the Guardian . The police in Cologne is now investing whether she has committed a criminal offence. (more...)
Authorities searching for missing Charlottesville woman Authorities searching for missing Charlottesville woman
- January 02, 2018

Authorities did not release any further details yet as the investigation into the case is still ongoing. Police said there's no perceived threat to the public. Bloodhounds were out bright and early Monday as Charlottesville police continued their search for a missing woman. Although not her personal card, Miller still has access to it. (more...)
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denies role behind protests in Iran Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denies role behind protests in Iran
- January 02, 2018

The other arrests were reported in the cities of Arak, Isfahan and Robat Karim and West Azerbaijan province. The Revolutionary Guards have yet to fully intervene against the protesters, but published photos on Monday of three wanted people and called on the public to report any "seditionist elements". (more...)
Deputy killed, six wounded in Colorado shooting Deputy killed, six wounded in Colorado shooting
- January 02, 2018

This came after Riehl was being investigated for social media posts aimed at faculty at the University. Baldwin said security on campus was increased for several days. "While he was here, he got glowing reviews from all his peers", said Morrison's interim police chief, George Mumma Jr. "This is Colorado. Everybody has a gun", Spurlock said. (more...)

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