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Four Terrorists Executed in Egypt Four Terrorists Executed in Egypt
- January 12, 2018

The Egyptian army announced in a statement on Thursday its forces have killed two "highly dangerous" Islamist militants and arrested two others in a raid central Sinai. Since then, Egypt has faced a growing insurgency from Islamic State fighters in the Sinai Peninsula. They added that the militants also killed a civilian and wounded another. (more...)
Ice Jam Reported In Silver Creek; Flood Warning Issued Ice Jam Reported In Silver Creek; Flood Warning Issued
- January 12, 2018

Flood Warning for central Erie County until 3:30pm Friday. SILVER CREEK - Route 5 in the village of Silver Creek has been reopened, according to an 11:30 NY Alert notification. OBSERVER reporter Jimmy McCarthy notes waters are flowing fast in Silver Creek. A Flood Watch continues for all of Western New York Thursday into this afternoon for potential flood issues and ice jams on area creeks and rivers. (more...)
Vikas Barala gets bail in Chandigarh stalking case Vikas Barala gets bail in Chandigarh stalking case
- January 12, 2018

The cross-questioning of IAS officer V S 's daughter revealed her auto had broken down a day before the incident, on August 3, and she was dropped the next day in Sector 8 to pick up her vehicle at 11.15pm, more than an hour before Barala and his friend Ashish allegedly began to chase her in their auto. (more...)
Delta IV Rocket Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base called off Thursday Delta IV Rocket Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base called off Thursday
- January 12, 2018

ULA was expecting to launch at 1:55 p.m., but the anomalies kept pushing the rocket launch back. Officials are hopeful the weather will cooperate this time. You can watch live below. As a classified mission, information about the satellite and its orbit is limited. Details such as hazard warnings issued to pilots and ships can reveal the satellite's likely orbital entry point. (more...)
Snow, strong winds, cold make January comeback Snow, strong winds, cold make January comeback
- January 12, 2018

North wind 14 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Sunshine is likely for our Friday . TUESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies and chilly temperatures linger, with a low temperature of 40 degrees early, and temperatures warming into the lower 40s by around daybreak Wednesday . (more...)
Chinese pair arrested for skimming ATM data in Karachi Chinese pair arrested for skimming ATM data in Karachi
- January 12, 2018

Sources said that when onlookers came to know of their suspicious activities, they informed the police. "We have found ATM skimming devices from both suspects", confirmed Superintendent of Police (SP) Saddar Tauqeer Naeem. According to Geo TV, thieves use various ATM hacking techniques to steal money from victims' accounts. In some instances, the schemers stick a fake card-reader on the ATM, while in others they place a fake keypad on the machine to get your PIN code. (more...)
Davesh Moudgil of BJP Elected as New Chandigarh Mayor Davesh Moudgil of BJP Elected as New Chandigarh Mayor
- January 12, 2018

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s rebel and outgoing mayor, Ravi Kant Sharma and Asha Kumari Jaswal, had filed their nomination independently, but after the agreement, they withdrawal their names yesterday from the race of mayor. Unlike past year, Congress did not withdraw the names of their candidates for the post of senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor. The process of the mayor election goes very simple. (more...)
Meet Riley, the bug-sniffing dog at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts Meet Riley, the bug-sniffing dog at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts
- January 12, 2018

Nicki Luongo, director of protective services for the museum, said because Riley is a Weimaraner it adds to the skills he can bring to the position. "He's paid in treats and every once in a while, we'll buy him a stuffed animal that squeaks", Luongo said. (more...)
Shares Seesawing on Volume: Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc (NOG.L) Move 6.93%
- January 12, 2018

Long-term investors should review current trend forecasts and yearly or five-year trend graphs to understand whether the stock is bearish or bullish or to determine whether the company is performing well. Analysts at Capital One Financial lifted their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Northern Oil & Gas in a research note issued to investors on Friday, Zacks Investment Research reports. (more...)
'Horrible' Video Shows Young Man Throwing Dogs by a Rope, Outrage Ensues 'Horrible' Video Shows Young Man Throwing Dogs by a Rope, Outrage Ensues
- January 12, 2018

The hard-to-watch video began circulating on social media this past week showing - what appears to be - a young man grabbing and throwing two dogs onto a paved parking lot while another person films the alleged cruelty. Investigators said neither of the dogs received serious injuries. The owner said she let the dogs go outside earlier in the day and they returned tied together with a rope. (more...)
Pakistan recall Shehzad for New Zealand T20s Pakistan recall Shehzad for New Zealand T20s
- January 12, 2018

Inzaman said that Imad Wasim has not recovered from his knee injury, and will continue rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy. All-rounder Imad Wasim, who missed the current one-day global (ODI) series against New Zealand , will also miss the T20s due to a knee injury, said chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. (more...)
ME2 Construction Again Halted by Pennsylvania Regulators ME2 Construction Again Halted by Pennsylvania Regulators
- January 12, 2018

Given the company's record , she questioned whether Sunoco would adequately follow the DEP order's new requirements. The company also expressed its "dedication to preserving and protecting the environment in which we conduct our work". The DEP also said that the Cumberland County Conservation District on December 18 conducted an inspection of pipeline construction activities near North Locust Point Road. (more...)
White House to meet with Hill leadership on 2018 agenda White House to meet with Hill leadership on 2018 agenda
- January 12, 2018

Top Republican and Democratic leaders and White House officials are due to meet behind closed doors this afternoon to work on a broad budget agreement that would increase overall discretionary spending levels for both fiscal 2018 and 2019. (more...)
Chinese authorities demolish Christian church Chinese authorities demolish Christian church
- January 12, 2018

He said: "My heart was sad to see this demolition and now I worry about more churches being demolished , even my own". Photo The authorities used dynamite and heavy machinery to raze the Protestant megachurch. This is not the first time the church has faced persecution, however. China Aid noted that on September 13, 2009, when the building was under construction, church members who slept at the site to guard it were awakened by 400 officials who beat them and razed the building. (more...)
Chief Justice Roberts says courts will examine protections against sexual harassment Chief Justice Roberts says courts will examine protections against sexual harassment
- January 12, 2018

Just days after Kozinski's December 18 retirement, Roberts directed James Duff, director of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, to put together a working group to examine the issue. Without getting into specifics, Kozinski apologized for his actions in a statement released by his lawyer, but also defended what he called his "broad sense of humor". (more...)
Watsco Inc Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $5.57 Per Share (WSO)
- January 12, 2018

About 2.16 million shares traded or 1.51% up from the average. Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGLN) has risen 5.31% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Limited Liability Company accumulated 8,190 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund invested in 0.2% or 7,970 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 5 shares. (more...)
Turkey's top court rules release of 2 jailed journalists Turkey's top court rules release of 2 jailed journalists
- January 12, 2018

Separate penal courts chose to reject the Constitutional Court ruling that they should be freed. The crackdown on democratic institutions has earned a rebuke from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Union, which warned that Turkey was undermining its prospects of joining the bloc. (more...)
UAE energy minister says not concerned with current oil price UAE energy minister says not concerned with current oil price
- January 12, 2018

Speaking to CNBC Thursday, the Energy and Industry Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei said the partnership between global oil producers to try to stabilize oil markets , by curbing output, was working and could go further than a December 2018 deadline. (more...)
Homework assignment asked students for 3 'good,' 3 bad reasons for slavery Homework assignment asked students for 3 'good,' 3 bad reasons for slavery
- January 12, 2018

She shared the picture of the homework on her Facebook profile asking fellow users if they too found it offensive. In a letter to parents, he said "the goal of the assignment was not, in any way, to have students argue that slavery is acceptable". (more...)
One Killed, Thousands Displaced after Madagascar Cyclone One Killed, Thousands Displaced after Madagascar Cyclone
- January 12, 2018

More than 80,000 people in Madagascar were affected by Tropical Cyclone Ava, after it made landfall along northeastern Madagascar's coast on January 5, according to UN. A cyclone that hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend killed at least 29 people and injured three others while two people were reported missing, authorities said on Monday. (more...)
Canaccord Genuity Reiterates $75.00 Price Target for Lululemon Athletica (LULU)
- January 12, 2018

LLC now owns 2,532 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 719 shares during the last quarter. Investors who are able to hone their analytical skills might be able to put themselves in a much better position to achieve success. (more...)
CISCE implements new pass marks criteria for ICSE and ISC examinations CISCE implements new pass marks criteria for ICSE and ISC examinations
- January 12, 2018

Also, the CISCE has changed the passing marks for both the ICSE and ISC exam. This will be the first batch of CBSE to appear for Class X board examination after the board junked the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) and reintroduced the board exams. (more...)
Sushma meets Maldives minister amid strained ties Sushma meets Maldives minister amid strained ties
- January 12, 2018

According to official sources here, Asim did not just assure India that Male will do nothing to jeopardise India's security interests but also said in his meetings with both Modi and Swaraj that the Maldives would expedite work on India's developmental projects which the two countries had announced during Yameen's visit to India. (more...)
MSNBC Interview Goes off the Rails With NSFW Question to Anthony Scaramucci MSNBC Interview Goes off the Rails With NSFW Question to Anthony Scaramucci
- January 12, 2018

During the whirlwind White House shakeup last summer, Steve Bannon lasted a few weeks longer than Anthony Scaramucci , but the Mooch is clearly trying to have the last word. Bannon is quoted copiously in the upcoming Steve Wolff book, " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", most notably that Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with Russians was "treasonous" and that Ivanka Trump is " dumb as a brick ". (more...)
Indian NRI arrested for molesting US National Indian NRI arrested for molesting US National
- January 12, 2018

He has been sent to judicial custody by court for two weeks. According to reports, Kharbanda has claimed to be an contractual employee for IT giant Google. "Her statement was recorded before a magistrate under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code, after which Kharbanda was arrested". The spokesperson of Taj Diplomatic Enclave said they are cooperating with police in the investigations. (more...)
Elyria man attacks State Highway Patrol trooper in LaGrange Township, authorities say Elyria man attacks State Highway Patrol trooper in LaGrange Township, authorities say
- January 12, 2018

Thursday for a man walking in the roadway. A woman called the Lorain County Sheriff's Office and said that Carey, who appeared drunk, was walking in the road, according to a 911 call. When the trooper found Carey and approached him, Carey became confrontational and started hitting him in the face and bit off a part of the trooper's left ear, authorities said. (more...)
When will Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 be held: EC contemplates April When will Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 be held: EC contemplates April
- January 12, 2018

Alternatively, voters can send SMSes with details of their Electors" Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number to 9731979899, to know the assembly constituency, polling station address and other details, by typing "KAEPIC space ID card number'. He said Karnataka has had "high" turnout of voters, about 71 per cent. Apart from Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the state will also use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) at all the booths. (more...)
North Dakota GOP Rep. Cramer passes on US Senate run North Dakota GOP Rep. Cramer passes on US Senate run
- January 12, 2018

He added, "while he was very persuasive, he was also very understanding when we raised concerns". Ms. Heitkamp could still face a hard contest against a candidate like Tom Campbell, a state senator and agribusiness executive. He lost to Heitkamp in 2012 by less than 3,000 votes, a margin of victory of less than 1 percent. "In any political campaign that I am in, I never think about running for or against someone", she said. (more...)
Swatting suspect scheduled to make first court appearance today Swatting suspect scheduled to make first court appearance today
- January 12, 2018

County records show Tyler Barriss of Los Angeles was charged with involuntary manslaughter, making a false alarm and interfering with law enforcement officers. Barriss had been held in the Los Angeles County jail since he was arrested December 28 in Los Angeles. He has been booked into the Sedgwick County jail and the specific charges against him will be made public during his court hearing. (more...)
DNA match helps solve '94 Prospect Park rape case DNA match helps solve '94 Prospect Park rape case
- January 12, 2018

The woman‚ at the time 27‚ was walking through Prospect Park in Brooklyn on the day in 1994 when she was attacked by a man who choked her from behind before dragging her to a secluded spot where he raped her. 'We are examining all options, ' Garbus said. "I think everybody cried in the room, it was so dramatic", he said. The suspect's DNA was then put into the CODIS system and investigators got a hit with Webb a year ago. (more...)

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