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Emmanuel Macron says European Union needs coordinated stance on Chinese trade Emmanuel Macron says European Union needs coordinated stance on Chinese trade
- January 12, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron appealed to Chinese leaders Monday to form a partnership on climate change and African development during a visit in which he also is expected to press Beijing for better market access. These businesses have also chafed at government policies they see as meant to assimilate and supplant foreign technology. "Tomorrow, I will ask President Xi to take a new step in our French-Chinese relationship, to engage in a climate battle", said Macron. (more...)
Constable Thrashed, Arrested For Raping Six-Year-Old Girl in Greater Noida Constable Thrashed, Arrested For Raping Six-Year-Old Girl in Greater Noida
- January 12, 2018

The victim's mother, a single parent, works as a labourer in a factory. According to DNA, Singh lured the girl to his room on the pretext of giving her sweets, while a Hindustan Times report said that Singh forcefully took the child to his room, where he raped her. (more...)
Barabanki: 9 die after consuming food at relative's place in Uttar Pradesh Barabanki: 9 die after consuming food at relative's place in Uttar Pradesh
- January 12, 2018

Authorities however are not pointing at the home-made liquor and said they would issue the statement only after the availability of post-mortem report. In July, 17 people died in Azamgarh after they consumed spurious liquor. A government communiqué released on Thursday said that CM Yogi Adityanath asked officials to ensure proper treatment of those taken ill and ordered an inquiry by a joint team of Excise and Home department officials. (more...)
Sessions Crushes Cole Cannabis Memo Sessions Crushes Cole Cannabis Memo
- January 12, 2018

Last Thursday, Trump's Justice Department - headed by AG Jeff Sessions - overturned a 2013 Obama era policy concerning marijuana. But it was vague enough to leave that possibility open . Marijuana is no longer the domain of basement grow rooms and Mom and Pop type operations: it is now an industry worth an estimated Dollars $8 billion annually, and is filling state coffers with tax revenue as well. (more...)
Armed Standoff That Closed New Jersey Schools Ends With Man in Custody
- January 12, 2018

She was being interviewed by police. The shelter in place was lifted around 9:30 a.m. Gloucester Township police received reports of shots fired around 8 p.m., and the incident escalated to a barricade situation. "If we didn't have this equipment, quite frankly I don't know how we would have handled it". Officers reportedly did not return fire. Police later showed off the armored vehicle with bullet holes in it. (more...)
John Barnes is first man CONFIRMED for Celebrity Big Brother line-up John Barnes is first man CONFIRMED for Celebrity Big Brother line-up
- January 12, 2018

Malika has appeared regularly on E!'s Keeping Up with the Kardashians since season 2 as Khloe's BFF. Ben added: 'She did go on to say that she'd be very happy to do the jungle though because there's a "purpose"'. However, it won't be an all-female house for long though; the male counterparts will be heading into the Elstree house live on Friday night. Battling for immunity, pairs of housemates had to try and fix a fuse to restore power to the house. (more...)
US Airstrike in Somalia Destroys Vehicle Carrying Explosives US Airstrike in Somalia Destroys Vehicle Carrying Explosives
- January 12, 2018

The strike killed two terrorists and destroyed "one vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, preventing it from being used against the people in Mogadishu", the statement said. The Shabaab has been fighting to overthrow successive internationally backed governments in Mogadishu since 2007 and frequently deploys auto and truck bombs against military, government and civilian targets. (more...)
Iran: Easing of deadly drugs laws may spare hundreds from gallows Iran: Easing of deadly drugs laws may spare hundreds from gallows
- January 12, 2018

Campaigners said it was a potentially significant step towards halting executions worldwide. The country's parliament increased death penalty thresholds on opium and marijuana tenfold to 50 kilograms, or 110 pounds. The majority were put to death for drug offences, according to the Guardian . Amiry-Moghaddam said that since November when the law was signed by the president, Hassan Rouhani, "nobody that we know of has been executed for such offences". (more...)
Zidane Says, Contract Is Not Important Zidane Says, Contract Is Not Important
- January 12, 2018

Until the 31st we will see, but not at the moment, why? Real hit instantly back with two goals in three minutes from Bale, the first a clinical finish having being slipped in by Tony Kroos and then a sublime clip from Isco's cross to give his side the lead. (more...)
Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav's Sentencing Postponed To Tomorrow Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav's Sentencing Postponed To Tomorrow
- January 12, 2018

It also held RJD leaders Tejashwi Yadav , Raghuvansh Singh, Shivanand Tiwari and Congress leader Manish Tiwari in contempt of court for their statements to the media after Lalu Prasad's conviction. The court has convicted Lalu along with 15 others on 23rd December. However, the jail authorities have allowed only three persons, decided by Prasad himself, to meet him in a week. (more...)
Take Lalu's missive to people, Tejashwi Prasad Yasdav asks functionaries Take Lalu's missive to people, Tejashwi Prasad Yasdav asks functionaries
- January 12, 2018

The sentences will run concurrently, he said. RJD insiders said the annual celebrations have been called off owing to imprisonment of Lalu and recent death of his elder sister Gangotri Devi. The maximum fine imposed was Rs 10 lakh, slapped on three convicts including Jagdish Sharma, former Public Accounts Committee chairman, while they and three others got the seven years in jail too. (more...)
Tax overhaul costs Goldman Sachs $5 billion Tax overhaul costs Goldman Sachs $5 billion
- January 12, 2018

The company did not say how changes in the tax law would affect its decisions on investments going forward, and did not immediately return messages left early Friday. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund owns 129,123 shares. AT&T Inc., Comcast Corp. and Bank of America Corp. are granting one-time bonuses of $1,000. (more...)
Trump on Dossier, FBI, Clinton Trump on Dossier, FBI, Clinton
- January 12, 2018

US President Donald Trump's personal attorney filed two lawsuits Tuesday claiming damages from the publication a year ago of a private investigation dossier that made unverified allegations of collusion between Trump's campaign for president and the Kremlin. (more...)
Singas: Indictments of 17 MS-13 members shows global reach Singas: Indictments of 17 MS-13 members shows global reach
- January 12, 2018

According to James Hunt, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's special agent in charge, those arrested included the highest-level MS-13 leader in the Northeast, though officials had not identified him as of late Thursday afternoon. "We didn't start this case out to get this guy". Two of the suspects were indicted in connection with the murder of Angel Soler, 16, of Roosevelt, whose mutilated body was found October 19 in remote woods near the Southern State Parkway, where cement was ... (more...)
Middleton & Co Lowered Cbs New (CBS) Stake; Invesco Value Municipal Income Trust (IIM) Sentiment Is 2.12
- January 12, 2018

The media conglomerate reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.04. Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) has declined 39.11% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. Benchmark Co. reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $74.00 price target (up from $67.00) on shares of CBS Corp.in a research note on Friday, January 13th. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Analysts See $0.99 EPS
- January 12, 2018

Horan Securities Inc. now owns 1,511 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 260 shares during the last quarter. King William sold $3.62 million worth of stock or 43,688 shares. Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. (more...)
Hogan Announces State Lawmaker Term Limit Bill Hogan Announces State Lawmaker Term Limit Bill
- January 12, 2018

Larry Hogan's (R) approval ratings for their upcoming election in 2018. A total of 823 registered voters were surveyed between December 27 and January 5. In a contest against former NAACP national president Ben Jealous, Hogan is ahead 49 percent to 36 percent, with 15 percent undecided. His approval rating among Republicans is 86 percent and 78 percent with independent voters. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner accuses Kardashian clan of 'leaking stories' to the press Caitlyn Jenner accuses Kardashian clan of 'leaking stories' to the press
- January 12, 2018

The two edits in question? "That's sad. I was very , very close to Khloé". Caitlyn also spoke about her three marriages and whether she would date now. It's none of their businesses. "I had already been living as Caitlyn for a year and a half, OK?" They don't want me in their lives, they bashed me pretty badly. (more...)
Palace delays naming gov't official to be fired Palace delays naming gov't official to be fired
- January 12, 2018

Roque said the President is reviewing the charter of the concerned agency. He explained that all presidential appointees serve at the pleasure of the President and that "the President does not even need to cite any good cause because that is the nature of the presidential appointee". (more...)
Colombia paralyzes dialogue with ELN after new guerrilla attacks Colombia paralyzes dialogue with ELN after new guerrilla attacks
- January 12, 2018

The negotiators of executive of Juan Manuel Santos and of insurgent group, most active in country after demobilization of FARC , were gared in Quito, capital of Ecuador, to try to renew that agreement. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to Colombia this weekend to support peace efforts amid growing concerns about the integration of the country's largest rebel group and new attacks by the last rebel holdouts. (more...)
NCAA rules Auburn center Austin Wiley ineligible for season NCAA rules Auburn center Austin Wiley ineligible for season
- January 12, 2018

At 5:13 p.m., the NCAA announced that Austin Wiley had ruled out for the remainder for the season . The Hoover native also started 22 of the 23 games he played in. "I still know that we're working with the NCAA through that process", Pearl said. The Auburn Tigers and USC Trojans are each losing a top player due to the programs' involvement in the FBI's college basketball corruption scandal. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Is Being Slammed For Her Time's Up Tweet Ivanka Trump Is Being Slammed For Her Time's Up Tweet
- January 12, 2018

Ivanka Trump a year ago stood by her father when he was accused by more than a dozen women of unwanted sexual advances and outright assault. Responding to Oprah Winfrey's powerful Golden Globes speech , in which she said that harassment and assault of women must end, Ivanka tweeted about the Time's Up cause on Tuesday, encouraging men and women to come together to tackle harassment and assault in the workplace. (more...)
Kenya Protests EU's 'Disdainful' Release of Elections Report Kenya Protests EU's 'Disdainful' Release of Elections Report
- January 12, 2018

The government has rubbished claims by the European Union Election Observation Mission that Kenya refused to receive the mission's final report on the October 26, 2017 election. "However, the electoral process was damaged by political leaders attacking independent institutions and by lack of dialogue between the two sides, with escalating disputes and violence", stated EU. (more...)
Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missile at Saudi military airport Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missile at Saudi military airport
- January 12, 2018

Last Friday, the Air Defense Forces of the Arab Coalition had intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militias over the skies of Najran. Col Al Malki said the missile attacks proved that the Iranian regime was continuing to provide the rebels with weapons in contravention of the UN Security Council resolutions 2216 and 2231. (more...)
European Union fish deal with Morocco invalid: legal advisor European Union fish deal with Morocco invalid: legal advisor
- January 12, 2018

Rabat considers Western Sahara an integral part of Morocco and proposes autonomy for the resource-rich territory, but the Polisario Front insists on a United Nations referendum on independence. It illustrates it with a figure: around 91.5% of total catches fixed by pact fall on waters adjacent to Western Sahara, so for Walet, it should be that territory which collects nearly exclusively economic profitability that establishes Agreement. (more...)
UConn's Williams on Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 UConn's Williams on Wooden Award Midseason Top 25
- January 12, 2018

Redick in 2005-06. Previous winners include Larry Bird (1979), Michael Jordan ('1984), Tim Duncan (1997), Kevin Durant (2007) and Blake Griffin (2009). He also made Big 12 history after becoming the first freshman to earn five Player of the Week awards. He has also earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on November 20 and December 4. (more...)
Doug Jones sworn in as Alabama's newest US Senator Doug Jones sworn in as Alabama's newest US Senator
- January 12, 2018

Swearing the newcomers into office was the current vice president, Mike Pence . NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson in a statement to NBC commended Jones' hiring of Gresham but added that "this lack of diversity highlights the failure of our nation's highest legislative body to embrace in a true way the principles of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity". (more...)
Most Expensive Year for US Natural Disasters Most Expensive Year for US Natural Disasters
- January 12, 2018

Arkansas has made the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's list of states that saw weather disasters in 2017 exceeding $1 billion in cost. "Maria's landfall at Category 4 strength gives the USA a record three Category 4+ landfalls this year (Maria, Harvey , and Irma)". 2017 was truly an historic and unprecedented year of disastrous extremes-from hurricanes and wildfires to drought and flooding . (more...)
U.S. suspends security assistance to Pakistan because of Haqqani network U.S. suspends security assistance to Pakistan because of Haqqani network
- January 12, 2018

Earlier, this year, the USA also suspended United States dollars 255 million military aid to Pakistan expressing the same concern of terrorism and for delayed action in destabilising Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani militant groups. The Trump administration briefed Congress on its decision on Wednesday. The Army spokesperson emphasised that the U.S. had only reimbursed the expenditure which Pakistan had incurred while supporting coalition forces in Afghanistan. (more...)
'Black Jesus' procession draws 380000 in Manila 'Black Jesus' procession draws 380000 in Manila
- January 12, 2018

Exemplifying the fervor and devotion to the image were shouts of "Viva Nazareno " (Hail the Black Nazarene) and the waving of white handkerchiefs or towels as the " andas " (carriage) wended its way to the Quiapo church. The estimated crowd includes those attending novena masses at the Quiapo Church and also those who will be joining the activities at the Quirino Grandstand. (more...)

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