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Trump Says Administration Taking Look At Current Libel Laws Trump Says Administration Taking Look At Current Libel Laws
- January 11, 2018

During the presidential campaign, Trump said he would open up libel laws "so when they write purposely negative and awful, false articles, we can sue them and win lots of money". Wolff has questioned Trump's mental fitness to serve as president of the United States and ostensibly revealed "facts" about him based on more than 200 interviews with Trump and his inner circle. (more...)
'Ill-advised attack': Trump's trade chief fires back after Canada broadens WTO fight 'Ill-advised attack': Trump's trade chief fires back after Canada broadens WTO fight
- January 11, 2018

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement that Canada's complaint is a "broad and ill-advised attack on the U.S. trade remedies system". Lumber Trade Council. Lighthizer called Canada's WTO claims "groundless" and said they "threaten the ability of all countries to defend their workers against unfair trade". (more...)
Jewels worth millions stolen in Paris Ritz armed robbery Jewels worth millions stolen in Paris Ritz armed robbery
- January 10, 2018

The officer said that three robbers were arrested and the other two got away. A tourist told Mirror Online bartenders at the Hemingway bar yelled at people to "get down" as the masked men smashed their way into the hotel. The Ritz-Carlton is located in the 1st arrondissement and overlooks the Place Vendôme. The hotel was bought in 1979 by Mohamed Al-Fayed, whose son Dodi was also killed in the fatal crash. (more...)
What PH's 'Level 2' ranking means in new United States travel warning system What PH's 'Level 2' ranking means in new United States travel warning system
- January 10, 2018

But some of the other country ratings may raise eyebrows - or global anger - even if the State Department says it is only presenting existing advice in a new format. Also provided with the new alerts are clear reasons for the advisories - with "C" for crime, meaning widespread violent or organized crime is present, "T" for terrorism, meaning terrorist attacks have occurred; and "U" denoting civil unrest, meaning political, economic, religious, and/or ethnic instability exists. (more...)
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace upgraded to national historic park
- January 10, 2018

King, whether one participates in a day of service or visits a site with a direct connection to the man who moved hearts and minds in the struggle for civil rights and equality", said National Park Service Deputy Director Michael T. Working together with the King Center in Atlanta , literally thousands of volunteers all across the country will be taking part in the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service. (more...)
Winter Storm Hunter Barrels Down on Midwest Winter Storm Hunter Barrels Down on Midwest
- January 10, 2018

After highs in the 30s today, temperatures are forecast to plunge in the wake of the snow. The National Weather Service in Reno reported Tuesday that 18 inches of snow fell on the top of Mammoth Mountain south of Yosemite National Park. (more...)
Trump says he wants action to help those affected by DACA decision Trump says he wants action to help those affected by DACA decision
- January 10, 2018

Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue. (more...)
Body of missing college student found in Orange County park Body of missing college student found in Orange County park
- January 10, 2018

Officials confirmed the case is being investigated as a homicide, and an autopsy will be performed Wednesday. Yet, NBC reports that attorney and family friend, Annee Della Donna, explained that Blaze and unnamed high school friend pulled up to the park in a vehicle, and the friend remained in the auto while Blaze got out to meet another friend. (more...)
Do Kendriya Vidyalayas promote Hinduism? SC seeks response from Centre Do Kendriya Vidyalayas promote Hinduism? SC seeks response from Centre
- January 10, 2018

Students of other religions have to compulsorily attend the assembly and recite it", said Vinayak Shah, whose children also studied in the Kendriya Vidyalaya. Besides, it was constitutionally impermissible as it was being enforced on children of the minority communities as well as atheists and others, the petitioner stated. (more...)
CBSE Board exams to be conducted from March 5 CBSE Board exams to be conducted from March 5
- January 10, 2018

So, before you go on believing the fake news regarding the release of the final CBSE 10th & 12th board exams 2018 date sheet, you are advised to rely only on the official website of CBSE. Exams will start from March 5th, 2018. Also, entrance exams for colleges, including the IIT-JEE, are held soon after the board exams are over, and aspirants need the window to brush up the entrance tests' syllabi. (more...)
Over 75 from TS, AP crack Civil Services main exam Over 75 from TS, AP crack Civil Services main exam
- January 10, 2018

The candidates will need to carry their original certificates in support of their claims pertaining to age, educational qualifications, community, physical handicap. The selected candidates those who cleared the mains will be called for the personal interview based on their performance which can be downloaded on 18th January 2018. (more...)
Senate passes pot legalization bill; sends to governor Senate passes pot legalization bill; sends to governor
- January 10, 2018

The state Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would allow the recreational use of marijuana, putting Vermont on course to become the first state in the country to legalize pot by an act of the Legislature rather than through a citizen referendum. (more...)
DnB Asset Management AS Has $46.67 Million Stake in Tractor Supply (TSCO)
- January 10, 2018

It has underperformed by 54.59% the S&P500. First Financial Bank - Trust Division increased its stake in Accenture Plc Ie Ireland (ACN) by 5.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tractor Supply had a return on equity of 31.25% and a net margin of 6.04%. Retail Bank owns 4,755 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Retail Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0.01% invested in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). (more...)
Ethiopia bans foreigners from adopting amid concerns of child abuse and neglect Ethiopia bans foreigners from adopting amid concerns of child abuse and neglect
- January 10, 2018

Angelina Jolie adopted her daughter Zahara from the country in 2005 when the girl was only six months old. Department officials have suggested the numbers could rise if the USA adoption community helped to address some countries' concerns about ethics and oversight. (more...)
Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
- January 10, 2018

The stock increased 0.74% or $2.28 during the last trading session, reaching $311.39. CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) has risen 29.48% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. M Partners initiated the shares of PACB in report on Friday, April 15 with "Neutral" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, January 4 by Cantor Fitzgerald. (more...)
Obama Presidential Library Chooses Building Supervisor Obama Presidential Library Chooses Building Supervisor
- January 10, 2018

New details are emerging about the Obama Presidential Center including design revisions for a taller and sleeker museum tower and hundreds of new trees. They also wanted to encourage foot traffic into neighboring Woodlawn in hopes that surrounding communities could benefit from the visitors who drive in. (more...)
What Okorocha, Kalu said at APC rally in Abia What Okorocha, Kalu said at APC rally in Abia
- January 10, 2018

Governor Okorocha disclosed this at the party's rally at Umuahia Township Stadium in Abia State where he drew more support from the Igbos to support President Muhammadu Buhari for a second time bid. "The state is dead; they can not pay salary, leave allowances, pension and gratuity". "Oyegun said he had been invited to come to Abia since a year ago and having finally come to see things for himself he was convinced that Abia is now ready for APC". (more...)
Sherwin-Williams (SHW) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird
- January 10, 2018

About 523,178 shares traded or 14.55% up from the average. The Virginia-based London Of Virginia has invested 0% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW ). Therefore 71% are positive. Citigroup boosted their target price on shares of Sherwin-Williams from $405.00 to $442.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. (more...)
Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave
- January 10, 2018

More than 650,000 Rohingya have fled into neighbouring Bangladesh since violence erupted last August, with awful stories of mass murder, rape and torture. "Some villagers from Inn Din village and security members confessed they killed 10 Bengali terrorists", the Facebook post said, using a term that implies that the Rohingya reside in Myanmar illegally. (more...)
Roseanne Says Her Character Will Be a Trump Supporter in Sitcom Revival Roseanne Says Her Character Will Be a Trump Supporter in Sitcom Revival
- January 10, 2018

REUTERS/Mario AnzouniRoseanne Barr, a Trump supporter, makes her TV character Roseanne Conner a Trump voter as well. The move is in keeping with the show's ethos. "Part of what's going on is that people feel like they can't disagree and still love each other or still talk to each other". "The working class has been underrepresented in politics and on television, and this just felt like a wonderful opportunity to give a voice to some of those people". (more...)
Erdogan says Turkey will continue its military operation in northern Syria Erdogan says Turkey will continue its military operation in northern Syria
- January 10, 2018

By invading Afrin, Ankara hopes to extinguish Kurdish self-rule in that area for good and further choke the de facto autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). Turkey also blames US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of involvement in the coup, a charge he denies. Atilla, one of nine defendants named in the USA indictment in the case, was convicted of evading Iran sanctions by a us jury on January 3. (more...)
Akshay Kumar gets PC as his lead in KESARI! Akshay Kumar gets PC as his lead in KESARI!
- January 10, 2018

On 5th Jan Akshay shared the first look form the film. On the other hand Parineeti is enjoying the success of her comedy flick Golmaal Again directed by Rohit Shetty. She is very much onboard and will begin prep for the film soon. " Kesari " is based on the story of "Battle Of Saranghi". "Need your best wishes as always @dharmamovies @ iAmAzure @SinghAnurag79". (more...)
White House: Court Ruling Forcing DACA Preservation 'Outrageous'
- January 10, 2018

A White House spokeswoman says a judge's ruling against the Trump administration involving a program that protects young immigrants is "outrageous". The initiative shields from deportation eligible immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as minors. (more...)
Sushma to host Maldives foreign minister Sushma to host Maldives foreign minister
- January 10, 2018

Asim will arrive in New Delhi on Wednesday and hold a meeting with Sushma on Thursday. It was not disclosed why President Yameen himself is not visiting the neighboring country. After the signing of the Maldives-China FTA, the Ministry of External Affairs had clearly stated that the Maldives should be sensitive to New Delhi's concerns and keep in mind its "India First" policy. (more...)
USA still at a loss to explain Cuba 'attacks' on envoys USA still at a loss to explain Cuba 'attacks' on envoys
- January 10, 2018

Cuba has said a US Senate hearing on alleged "acoustic attacks" on American diplomats in the island nation was "unacceptable and only served to impose an accusation without evidence". Palmieri said that answers to these and other questions-for example, if the USA government has discussed the issue with Russia-could be offered in a classified hearing. (more...)
Syria accuses Israel of pre-dawn attack on military outposts near Damascus Syria accuses Israel of pre-dawn attack on military outposts near Damascus
- January 10, 2018

The Israeli military declined to comment on the matter. Israel has conducted periodic attacks in Syria since the conflict there began in 2011, but generally does not publicly acknowledge its operations. Some reports suggest it was a auto bomb, while others say it was a drone attack. The state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV station said the Syrian army broke through rebel lines on Sunday to reach soldiers trapped at the Murakabat vehicle base near Harasta, in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of ... (more...)
Jeff Hoover resigns as Speaker of the Kentucky House Jeff Hoover resigns as Speaker of the Kentucky House
- January 10, 2018

But Hoover did not officially resign until Monday, one week into the 2018 legislative session. Mac Brown, Chairman of the Republican Party of Kentucky, released a statement Monday afternoon after Hoover's resignation. "People have a chance at the ballot box to decide what they want to do", Bevin told Meiners, who asked if Bevin was satisfied that Hoover didn't resign from office. (more...)
Princess Charlotte off for her first day at nursery school Princess Charlotte off for her first day at nursery school
- January 10, 2018

The location of Princess Charlotte's nursery school was revealed last month in a post shared on the family's Instagram account. Britain's Princess Charlotte , now still the youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , started attending nursery school on Monday. (more...)
Fire on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC Fire on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC
- January 10, 2018

A civilian was treated for serious injuries and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries, the department said. US President Donald Trump was in Washington DC at the time. The cause of the blaze is being investigated by the city fire marshal, a department spokesman said. "This building has two roofs - a low roof, where all the mechanical equipment is. (more...)
AAP welcomes SC decision for new SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh AAP welcomes SC decision for new SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh
- January 10, 2018

Prima facie it was found that there are 186 riot cases which will be re-investigated by the SIT. The Centre had earlier said that of the 250 cases which were investigated by the SIT, closure reports were filed in 241. The riots broke out on November 1, 1984, after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards. The apex court had on March 24, 2018, asked the Centre to place before it the files pertaining to the 199 cases of the anti-Sikh riots which the special ... (more...)

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