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'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...)
Northern Dynasty Minerals (NYSEAMERICAN:NAK) Receives "Buy" Rating from HC Wainwright
- January 12, 2018

Currently, Northern Dynasty Minerals ( NAK ) has a 14-day ATR of 0.10. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on NAK . While talking about Performance of the Stock, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd . We can also do some further technical analysis on the stock. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. (more...)
Turkey summons U.S. charges d'affaires Turkey summons U.S. charges d'affaires
- January 12, 2018

According to Aljazeera network, the People's Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), is seen by Washington as the most effective ground partner for the US-led coalition fighting ISIL in Syria. However, Syrian regime forces, with Russian backing have stepped up attacks trying to regain control of the area controlled by the rebels. In other words, the perpetrators of the drone attacks were not local rebels under Turkey's supervision. (more...)
Russian recipe websites must disclose Russian recipe websites must disclose "foreign agent" status
- January 12, 2018

Mass media, social network users and even websites with small target audience will be obliged to mark their posts with a disclosure that the reposted material was taken from a media outlet recognized as a foreign agent, said State Duma deputy speaker Pyotr Tolstoy. (more...)
Mr. President, Your White Supremacy Is Showing Mr. President, Your White Supremacy Is Showing
- January 12, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders denied at the time that Trump had made the comments and cited denials from several of the meeting's attendees. Meanwhile, U.S. diplomats and the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador sought to assure those in El Salvador of their respect for the country. "We remain 100% committed". (more...)
Republicans' 2018 Resolution: Bipartisanship. Will It Last? Republicans' 2018 Resolution: Bipartisanship. Will It Last?
- January 12, 2018

The legislation is not "tax reform" by even the most elastic reading. Central to fairness is the ability to pay. By eliminating Obamacare's individual mandate, the Republican tax bill deliberately tries to create a death spiral in our health insurance markets. (more...)
Trump signs bill to enhance opioid screening technology at border Trump signs bill to enhance opioid screening technology at border
- January 12, 2018

The bill, the INTERDICT Act , approves $9 million in federal funding for screening devices that can identify a substance like fentanyl in the field at ports of entry and to help staff use them. It is not clear if there are any recent known cases of sniffer dogs dying from drug-related deaths, but there have been several instances where K-9s have overdosed on powerful opioids. (more...)
Jake Tapper cuts off contentious interview with Trump aide Stephen Miller
- January 12, 2018

The White House did not respond to a Free Beacon request for comment. "It makes the president's job so much easier", says Houck, "to rally his supporters ahead of the midterm election". CNN and other networks were creating a "toxic environment", he claimed, while CNN's reporting about Trump's plans to ban travel from certain Muslim countries was "one of the fake news items in the book", part of the network's "anti-Trump, hysterical coverage" and its "spectacularly false reporting". (more...)
Anti-Trump protest planned ahead of championship game Anti-Trump protest planned ahead of championship game
- January 12, 2018

President Donald Trump took the field Monday before Alabama and Georgia faced off in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Trump has embraced college football amid an ongoing feud with the National Football League over players who protest during the national anthem against social injustice . (more...)
Missing Fort Collins woman found dead in Lory State Park
- January 12, 2018

The Larimer County coroner's office identified Graves and determined her manner of death a homicide. Graves was last seen the evening of December 4 at her home on Akin Avenue, according to FCPS. Police have continued investigating since that time. Authorities say Graves' friend who requested the welfare check entered Graves home December 10 and notified authorities that the house had been ransacked. (more...)
PM Modi ranked 3rd in Gallup International survey PM Modi ranked 3rd in Gallup International survey
- January 12, 2018

PM Modi on Friday, in a tweet, talked about the role of youth in the nation building. The Prime Minister observed that some people say that today's youth does not have "Dhairya" or patience. He also said that the United States is actively looking to secure Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership for India. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore were also present at the event. (more...)

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