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Firefighter killed in collapse remembered for humor, spirit Firefighter killed in collapse remembered for humor, spirit
- January 13, 2018

Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner Adam Thiel also spoke, describing LeTourneau as a firefighter's firefighter, saying he breathed and slept his job, and was entirely committed to the city. The remarks of remembrance began at 10:30 a.m.as Mayor Jim Kenney noted LeTourneau's love of animals and his commitment to faith, family and his job. (more...)
UK Police Arrest Woman at Heathrow Airport on Suspicion of Terror Activity UK Police Arrest Woman at Heathrow Airport on Suspicion of Terror Activity
- January 13, 2018

Counter-terrorism officers arrested the woman on suspicion of plotting an attack. Metropolitan Police said the suspect was detained under PACE and taken to a south London police station, where she now remains in police custody. It also revealed that115 arrests - or 29 per cent - resulted in charges of which 97 were terror-related. He added: "The whole of society must come together to challenge the terrorist threat". (more...)
Several injured as BJP, TMC men clash in Kolkata Several injured as BJP, TMC men clash in Kolkata
- January 13, 2018

The attack outside the BJP headquarters prompted the party's West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh to demand President's Rule in the state with he alleging that law and order had gone for a toss. More than 10 BJP workers suffered severe injuries", Ghosh said. West Bengal parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee said, " Kolkata Police had issued a notification on December 20 past year banning the display of weapons in rallies. (more...)
Celebrity Big Brother's India Willoughby Stuns Housemates With Alien Abduction Claim Celebrity Big Brother's India Willoughby Stuns Housemates With Alien Abduction Claim
- January 13, 2018

He freaky claim seemed to shock some of her housemates. "I'd never had them before", she reiterated. India also revealed how she was "psyched up" to shake up the house but discovered it remains "Bambi-esque" and harmonious among the housemates. (more...)
Oil Marketers Beg FG For Tax Holidays, Agree To N145 Oil Marketers Beg FG For Tax Holidays, Agree To N145
- January 13, 2018

The scarcity of the product, according to the ministry, was caused by hoarding and diversion. The meeting, which was presided over by the Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, wss held at the old Banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. (more...)
Windstream Hldgs Inc (WIN) and National Cinemedia (NCMI) Under Limelight
- January 13, 2018

The regular trading started at $1.89 but as the trading continued, the stock receded, settling the day with a fall of -3.72%. Windstream has a 52-week low of $1.71 and a 52-week high of $8.35. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) is at 44.94. The RSI oscillates on a scale from 0 to 100. A reading between 0 and -20 would point to an overbought situation. (more...)
NY sues Exxon, others over climate change NY sues Exxon, others over climate change
- January 13, 2018

And what a awful, disgusting way to profit". It says that the city has spent billions of dollars and will spend billions more to deal with the consequences of climate change, such as the effects of Hurricane Sandy , and it seeks to hold the companies responsible for those costs. (more...)
Representative Walker Reacts To President Trump's Comments
- January 13, 2018

And Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), who also didn't attend the meeting, told the Washington Post he heard about Trump's comments before they went public, and they matched the later reports. But he said in an interview Friday on POTUS SiriusXM radio that if Trump made those remarks "he owes the people of Haiti and all of mankind an apology". (more...)
John Humphrys denies off-air wages comments were attack on Carrie Gracie John Humphrys denies off-air wages comments were attack on Carrie Gracie
- January 13, 2018

In an audio clip obtained by The Times , Humphrys is reportedly heard speaking to the BBC's North America editor Jon Sopel ahead of a planned interview with Gracie. However several male journalists, including Sopel , have freely volunteered public and private support to Ms Gracie. "I mean, obviously if we are talking about the scope for the greatest redistribution I'll have to come back and say well yes Mr Humphrys , but", Sopel replied. (more...)
Brady refutes notion of rift within Patriots Brady refutes notion of rift within Patriots
- January 13, 2018

I wish him nothing but the best, like always. "I was informed of some of the things that were in the article". "I have a great relationship with all my teammates". Like I said, I have a great relationship with all my teammates. I have kept him touch with basically everybody. The Patriots , who past year won their second Super Bowl title in three seasons, had a first-round bye after finishing atop the AFC and will host the Tennessee Titans on Saturday in the divisional round of the ... (more...)
Ken Niumatalolo Is Reportedly A 'Serious Candidate' For Arizona Job Ken Niumatalolo Is Reportedly A 'Serious Candidate' For Arizona Job
- January 13, 2018

Niumatalolo is the dean of American Athletic Conference coaches. He is the all-time winningest coach in school history. Niumatalolo has been linked to openings before but only on rare occasions has gone so far as to interview - most notably at BYU two years ago - and thus far has remained at Navy. (more...)
Greitens Faces Criminal Investigation In Alleged Blackmail Affair Greitens Faces Criminal Investigation In Alleged Blackmail Affair
- January 13, 2018

In his second State of the State address, he reflected on his year in office and charted out what he wanted to do in 2018. "Eric took responsibility, and we dealt with this together honestly and privately", Sheena Greitens said. Some Democratic lawmakers have called for Greitens to resign. National publications are already speculating that the news could damage Greitens' ambitions to be a presidential or vice presidential candidate. (more...)
Merkel warns of 'big obstacles' in final push for new govt Merkel warns of 'big obstacles' in final push for new govt
- January 13, 2018

SPD leaders, who need to convince their party members in a vote on January 21 on whether to proceed, are playing hardball. However, Schulz, a former president of the European Parliament, said any new government needed to "strengthen Europe". (more...)
Suburban Propane Partners (SPH) Upgraded to "Buy" at UBS Group
- January 13, 2018

Omni Partners Llp who had been investing in Akorn Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.16B market cap company. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,570.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.21 and a beta of 0.64. (more...)
Theresa May's Cabinet meets as reshuffle continues Theresa May's Cabinet meets as reshuffle continues
- January 13, 2018

Greening, who is seen as on the modernising wing of the Conservative party, was praised by the party's leader in Scotland, Ruth Davidson, and backbencher, Heidi Allen. Rishi Sunak: Becomes parliamentary under secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. David Gauke: Has been appointed Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary. (more...)
Steve Bannon set to testify for house intel panel Steve Bannon set to testify for house intel panel
- January 13, 2018

Besides Bannon, Schiff said those witnesses would include Trump's daughter Ivanka. His ties with Trump were already strained after he was forced from his White House job last summer and frayed completely this month when a new book quoted Bannon as describing a controversial Trump campaign meeting with a Kremlin-tied lawyer in June 2016 as " treasonous " and "unpatriotic". (more...)
What's in Snap-on Incorporated (SNA) After Reaching 52-Week High?
- January 13, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Dundee Securities maintained CGI Group Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $163.54, for a total transaction of $790,388.82. C Worldwide Group Hldgs A S holds 0.03% or 15,507 shares in its portfolio. Kbc Grp Nv has 0.02% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $1.72 million activity. (more...)
Three judges rule for democracy in North Carolina's congressional districts Three judges rule for democracy in North Carolina's congressional districts
- January 13, 2018

Mark Johnson, an election law and First Amendment expert at the University of Kansas, said the case - the first in which a federal court has struck down a statewide congressional map because of partisan districting - will have long-lasting legal effects. (more...)
Donald Trump caught pants down again Donald Trump caught pants down again
- January 13, 2018

Afghan Taliban militants control a large chunk of the country, the most since the US -led invasion in 2001. The Pakistani government said Tuesday that "tens of thousands" Pakistanis, including some security personnel have died fighting terrorism, and said putting a "monetary value" on their lives would trivialize their sacrifices. (more...)
Virginia Grocery Investment Fund to target food deserts in the state Virginia Grocery Investment Fund to target food deserts in the state
- January 13, 2018

Among all of this, he recognized the family of Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old paralegal who was killed during the Charlottesville riots back in August, while speaking about the hope for social justice in the future. "But there is still more work to be done". He told a joint session of the General Assembly he has restored the rights of more than 173,000 Virginians. (more...)
Boat sinks in Caribbean Sea, four dead, 28 missing Boat sinks in Caribbean Sea, four dead, 28 missing
- January 13, 2018

Police on the island Wednesday morning discovered the bodies of two men and two women on shore, said Curacao police spokesman Reginald Huggins, adding that the investigation is ongoing. Local authorities said three of the four who died were deported from CuraƧao previous year because they were staying illegally on the island. Luis Stefanelli, a member of Venezuela's congress, said passengers on the boat were all under age 35. (more...)
Knife pulled after motorist refuses to give panhandler money Knife pulled after motorist refuses to give panhandler money
- January 13, 2018

Police and the Tactical Support Team responded but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim, police said, politely declined to give the panhandler any money, at which time the man pulled out a knife, threatened the victim and demanded money. (more...)
Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Texas Redistricting Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Texas Redistricting
- January 13, 2018

Led by South Dakota, 36 states want the court to take another look at the issue, arguing that the 1992 decision was issued "before Amazon was even selling books out of Jeff Bezos's garage". The minority rights groups suing the state had formally asked the high court to dismiss the state's appeal. By then, the March 6 party primaries will already be decided and the general election campaigns will be in full swing. (more...)
A&M hands Lady Vols first loss of season in OT A&M hands Lady Vols first loss of season in OT
- January 13, 2018

Williams finally stopped the bleeding with a jumper with 47 seconds left in overtime. Williams added 22 of her own while guard Chennedy Carter scored 21. Texas A&M won a national title under Blair in 2011, so the Aggies are no pushovers in league play. It seemed as if No. 17 Texas A&M could not buy itself a basket, missing 19-straight shots over an nearly 11 minute span between the fourth quarter and overtime. (more...)
Icelandair announces Kansas City and Baltimore routes Icelandair announces Kansas City and Baltimore routes
- January 13, 2018

Larry Hogan said in a statement . Icelandair has announced it will establish a seasonal service to Kansas City and renew flights to Baltimore in May. BWI Marshall Airport continues to set records for passenger traffic, with new airlines and service to new markets. WOW Air also offers connecting service to European cities. (more...)
Weekend Winter Storm Could Bring Several Inches of Snow to Central Indiana Weekend Winter Storm Could Bring Several Inches of Snow to Central Indiana
- January 13, 2018

Our winter storm ramps up overnight, as rain changes to freezing rain in many areas. A clipper system moves through the region Monday into early Tuesday that brings a coating to 2 inches to about 70% of the state. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 Snow & Ice Team is actively monitoring an approaching winter storm system that is expected to arrive in Western Kentucky Thursday night into Friday morning. (more...)
Lawsuit filed to allow medical marijuana use in school Lawsuit filed to allow medical marijuana use in school
- January 13, 2018

The parents of a child battling leukemia are suing the state of IL to allow their daughter the ability to use medical marijuana at school. The girl's parents sued a Schaumburg-based school district and the state of IL for her to have the right to take medical marijuana at school. (more...)
Missile Glitch: Israel Cancels Another Arrow-3 Interceptor Test Missile Glitch: Israel Cancels Another Arrow-3 Interceptor Test
- January 13, 2018

It was developed by Israel Aerospace Industries and USA aviation giant Boeing, and became operational in January 2017. The decision was made due to a problem in the communication system. Israel's defense ministry on Wednesday was forced to cancel a planned test of its Arrow-3 missile defense system for the second time in just over a month after a data malfunction. (more...)
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD)
- January 13, 2018

Land & Buildings Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Brookdale Sr Living Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.74 billion market cap company. Hbk Invs Ltd Partnership invested 0.01% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc . State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 226,735 shares. (more...)
Police Report: Douglas County gunman had 'mental breakdown' weeks before attack Police Report: Douglas County gunman had 'mental breakdown' weeks before attack
- January 13, 2018

The posts did not contain any direct threats. Riehl was also never held for mental evaluation. "We were certainly approaching it from a welfare check standpoint", Samp said. Baldwin said Riehl made only obscure threats. But the two got along relatively well in the years before that, Pelkey said. Samp said his department notified Colorado law enforcement when they found out Riehl was living in a suburb near Denver. (more...)

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