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Campaign encourages parents to seek healthier snacks Campaign encourages parents to seek healthier snacks
- January 12, 2018

Children in England are eating on average at least three unhealthy high-calorie sugary snacks and drinks every day, says PHE , and about a third of children eat four or more. But Chris Snowdon from the Institute of Economic Affairs said: "Telling parents what they can and can't allow their children to snack on is just another addition to the long list of unnecessary interferences from Public Health England ". (more...)
Zara Tindall and husband Mike are expecting second child Zara Tindall and husband Mike are expecting second child
- January 12, 2018

Zara is no stranger to the Magic Millions polo match on the Gold Coast , which is held each January. And while the equestrian champion has made her return, there is no question of pregnant Zara getting into the saddle in 2018. The queen now has five great-grandchildren, however grandson Prince William and his wife Kate, officially known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their third child next April. (more...)
When Swaraj, Tharoor trade barbs over making Hindi official language at UN When Swaraj, Tharoor trade barbs over making Hindi official language at UN
- January 12, 2018

Tharoor also said that while Arabic is spoken in 22 countries, Hindi is only used as official language by one country-India. Sushma Swaraj , claimed that Tharoor was being ignorant, telling him that if he thinks that Hindi language is only spoken in India, then he is being ignorant about the reach of the language. (more...)
Palestinians paid terrorists nearly $350 million in 2017 Palestinians paid terrorists nearly $350 million in 2017
- January 12, 2018

A terrorist who spends 3-5 years in Israeli prison receives a 2,000 NIS monthly stipend, while one that is sentenced to 20-35 years receives 10,000 NIS per month indefinitely. The so-called "terrorist wages bill", sponsored by MK Elazar Stern (Yesh Atid), passed its preliminary Knesset reading in June 2017 and was up for its first reading last November, but the vote was postponed at the request of the Israeli Defense Ministry and Israel's National Security Council, which sought to further ... (more...)
New mayor chosen to lead Charlottesville New mayor chosen to lead Charlottesville
- January 12, 2018

Bellamy denied signaling a clear intent to vote for the agreement, which would have provided the developer $1 million in tax rebates in the decade after the hotel opens. "My first speech as mayor is that I'm not aiming at symbolic victories, so I've never aimed at doing that", said Signer. "My agenda is the transparency piece, affordable housing, making sure Charlottesville is a place where everyone can thrive-dismantling some of the systemic issues that we have and really taking a look at how ... (more...)
China's imports from North Korea plummet in December, lowest for 4 years China's imports from North Korea plummet in December, lowest for 4 years
- January 12, 2018

The value of Chinese goods exported to North Korea last month fell 23 percent year on year, according to data released Friday by China's General Administration of Customs. "They are doing a better job of implementing the UN Security Council resolutions". Mr. Trump has been urging Beijing to isolate North Korea economically after a series of intercontinental ballistic missile tests by Pyongyang. (more...)
Cetera Advisors LLC Has $1.29 Million Stake in Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
- January 12, 2018

Whereas its latest closing price kept its distance from the SMA20 at 0.06% and 2.42% from SMA 50 while it was knocked up 9.20% from the simple moving average price of 200 days. The institutional investor held 74,056 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.39 million, up from 32,036 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
York police helicopter video appears to show impaired driver weaving on road
- January 12, 2018

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact York Regional Police's homicide unit. After officers stopped the vehicle, a 39-year-old Whitchurch-Stouffville man was arrested. Police said 82 per cent of those drivers arrested were men, and nearly half of those were between 21 and 34 years old. Impaired driving statistics from 2017 reveal not only a consistent rate of impaired driving by alcohol charges, but also a significant increase in impaired by drug charges. (more...)
'Black cab rapist' John Worboys could know where his victims live 'Black cab rapist' John Worboys could know where his victims live
- January 12, 2018

Worboys, 60, is to be freed within weeks despite being thought to be one of Britain's most prolific sex attacker and having served just nine years in jail. 'Of the victims now in with the scheme, those who chose to be informed of the Parole Board decision by phone or email were ed immediately on January 3. (more...)
IS cells operate in Kabul under noses of Afghan and US forces IS cells operate in Kabul under noses of Afghan and US forces
- January 12, 2018

Tom Gresback, but he did not discuss the nature of the clash in eastern Afghanistan. Achin district administrative chief Ismail Shinwari confirmed the incident but did not elaborate further saying still there is no information available regarding the cause of the incident and possible casualties. (more...)
'Plurilateral Relationships': UK Could Ditch EU, Join Pacific Trade Group 'Plurilateral Relationships': UK Could Ditch EU, Join Pacific Trade Group
- January 12, 2018

Following the departure of the U.S., the TPP bloc is working on a revised trade deal, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is expected to be agreed early this year. Abandoning TPP was one of Donald Trump's first acts as USA president, after he claimed during his election campaign that such deals were responsible for job losses and anger in America's industrial heartland. (more...)
6 firefighters, 1 police officer injured while responding to BK fire 6 firefighters, 1 police officer injured while responding to BK fire
- January 12, 2018

Temperatures were in the single digits as crews worked to extinguish the blaze with water instantly freezing on branches. Three of the injured firefighters suffered minor injuries and the other three suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries. (more...)
Muguruza suffers injury setback ahead of Australian Open Muguruza suffers injury setback ahead of Australian Open
- January 12, 2018

However, during the match today, the pain was there all the time, but I wanted to compete". "I want to thank the tournament and the fans in Sydney for their support". Radwanska will play Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi, who eliminated two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 7-6 (9/7), 6-2. Stosur started freely and confidently, stealing the first break to go 3-1 up in the first set, but Gavrilova turned up the heat to break straight back and dug deep with her service game under pressure. (more...)
At Least 19 Killed in Syrian Regime Shelling on Eastern Ghouta At Least 19 Killed in Syrian Regime Shelling on Eastern Ghouta
- January 12, 2018

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian activist Mazen al-Shami said the fighting was concentrated inside a military installation near the suburb of Harasta, where a government force has been trapped for a day. More than 400 patients on a United Nations list waiting for evacuations were left behind however. The UN's children's agency said more than 100 children require evacuation. (more...)
Recall dysfunction complicates French tainted baby milk scandal Recall dysfunction complicates French tainted baby milk scandal
- January 12, 2018

The Minister then called on the managers, "each of them, the manufacturers, the intermediaries, the distributors ... to shed light on the omissions found and to make sure that none of the products concerned in this case are in the market and in stores ". (more...)
MN's Tina Smith sworn in as US Senator on Wednesday MN's Tina Smith sworn in as US Senator on Wednesday
- January 12, 2018

Senate, as Smith serves alongside U.S. Sen. - Senator Tina Smith, Minnesota's newest U.S. Senator, was back in Minnesota for the first time since being sworn in to the Senate on January 3. Newly appointed Senator Tina Smith is back home in Minnesota after a whirlwind week in Washington D.C. Dayton said Smith stands out as one of the superb public officials he's worked with in his 40-year career. (more...)
Whitby, Quebec City men charged in Toronto with human trafficking Whitby, Quebec City men charged in Toronto with human trafficking
- January 12, 2018

She told police the men threatened to kill her, took away her identification and refused to give her food or money. A Toronto Police Service Human Trafficking Enforcement Team investigation found that between December 31 and Jan 5 an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old woman both applied for an online job for a registered massage therapist. (more...)
Galion Board of Education welcomes new members Galion Board of Education welcomes new members
- January 12, 2018

The session will be held at the Board of Education Center at 1805 South 13th Street in Wilmington. "We appreciate their time and talents and the knowledge and passion they bring to this board", he said. The district received no applications from internal candidates for the job of superintendent, according to Board Vice President Lori Prussman and the lead consultant with search firm School Exec Connect, Dr. (more...)
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch 'categorically and vehemently' denies sexual assault allegations Minnesota center Reggie Lynch 'categorically and vehemently' denies sexual assault allegations
- January 12, 2018

Lynch has faced three different allegations of sexual misconduct that were investigated by the university, and he was suspended indefinitely by the athletic department last week. According to Olson and Stahl, he appealed and is "asking for hearings before the Sexual Misconduct Subcommittee (SSMS)". Their decision came a day after the EOAA notified two women of findings that Lynch was responsible in their two separate sexual assault allegations from April 2016. (more...)
Pres. Trump accuses Federal Bureau of Investigation agent of 'treason' in newspaper interview Pres. Trump accuses Federal Bureau of Investigation agent of 'treason' in newspaper interview
- January 12, 2018

The Washington Post reported in December that while Strzok was working on the FBI's investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct government business, he exchanged texts expressing anti-Trump sentiment with an FBI lawyer, Lisa Page, with whom The Post said he was engaging in an extramarital affair. (more...)
US Military Probes Video of Apparent Shooting in Afghanistan US Military Probes Video of Apparent Shooting in Afghanistan
- January 12, 2018

The clip shows an apparent military vehicle driving past the civilian truck. The arms of a person wearing gloves and camouflage can be seen pointing a shotgun at the cab. The video was uploaded anonymously to YouTube before it was quickly removed, according to reports. The longer video was posted on a Facebook page and has since been deleted but has been reposted on other sites. (more...)
Ex-Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster breaks his silence Ex-Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster breaks his silence
- January 12, 2018

Foerster said he had used cocaine for "eight or nine consecutive days" leading up to the day he made the video, which was made in late September before the Dolphins left for the airport to head to London for an October 1 matchup with the New Orleans Saints . (more...)
Stryker Corporation (SYK) Stake Raised by Crestwood Advisors Group LLC
- January 12, 2018

Hood River Capital Management Llc owns 1.28 million shares or 1.03% of their United States portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys has invested 0.05% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ). (more...)
There'll be bloodshed in Zimbabwe if 'illegal regime' stays - Mugabe ally There'll be bloodshed in Zimbabwe if 'illegal regime' stays - Mugabe ally
- January 12, 2018

Mnangagwa, former deputy to Zimbabwean long-time ruler Robert Mugabe , took over the reins late past year after the former resigned amidst pressure from the military and threats of impeachment by parliament. "Under conditions of free and fair elections, Zanu-PF will be thoroughly walloped and thumped at the 2018 elections", he said. He accused Mnangagwa and Chiwenga of involvement in the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s that claimed the lives of around 20,000 regime opponents, including ... (more...)
U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan on New Year's Day identified U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan on New Year's Day identified
- January 12, 2018

Two are in stable condition and are receiving treatment in a nearby medical facility. 'At this very hard time our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of our fallen and wounded brothers'. soldier killed in Afghanistan. According to the provincial government, some weapons and ammunition belonging to the Taliban insurgents were also destroyed in the airstrike. (more...)
Stellaris Apocalypse DLC announced with planet-killer weapon Stellaris Apocalypse DLC announced with planet-killer weapon
- January 12, 2018

Hey, if you can't have it, why should they? There's also new Titan capital ships to add even more ridiculously big ships to your fleets, and you'll have much bigger orbital defence stations with which to try and defend your now much more vulnerable planets. (more...)
How to Watch Atletico Madrid vs. Lleida Esportiu How to Watch Atletico Madrid vs. Lleida Esportiu
- January 12, 2018

Yannick Carrasco and Kevin Gameiro also got on the scoresheet for Atletico, which was without most of its regular starters. "It was moving", Vitolo said. Atletico Madrid play at Eibar on Saturday as they look to chase down the nine-point gap between themselves and Barcelona at the top of La Liga. Atletico have conceded only once in their last six matches in all competitions. (more...)
Charlie Blackmon, Rockies Agree to $14 Million Deal Charlie Blackmon, Rockies Agree to $14 Million Deal
- January 12, 2018

It was an impressive raise for Blackmon, who made $7.3 million last season. "Chuck Nazty" bashed 37 homers and had 104 runs while hitting a league-leading.331 and logging an OPS of 1.000. The two-time Silver Slugger and two-time All-Star finished fifth in the National League MVP voting last season, partially because of having to split votes with teammate Nolan Arenado , who finished fourth in the voting. (more...)
Cyprus company sues ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort for financial fraud Cyprus company sues ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort for financial fraud
- January 12, 2018

Surf Horizon Limited filed its claim against Manafort and Gates in NY state Supreme Court, saying they had misappropriated more than $18.9 million that the company had invested in Ukrainian telecom companies known collectively as the "Black Sea Cable". (more...)
3rd Infantry Division armored brigade to deploy to South Korea 3rd Infantry Division armored brigade to deploy to South Korea
- January 12, 2018

The Fort Benning, Georgia-based brigade, which is aligned with U.S. Central Command, will be the first to test out a new unit structure of combat-experienced officers and noncommissioned officers who will train allied local forces. "So that's historic in itself but our main job is we are trained and ready and we provide options there for the Second Infantry Division that we will fall under and we will be trained and ready to perform any mission that's given to us on the peninsula", said Major ... (more...)

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