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Brexit: Nigel Farage says second referendum would Brexit: Nigel Farage says second referendum would "kill off" remainers
- January 13, 2018

The ex Ukip leader, who met with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Mr Barnier this week, said he has become convinced Brussels is determined to give the United Kingdom a bad deal to punish the country for quitting the bloc. The 53-year-old added: "The percentage that would vote to leave next time would be very much bigger than it was last time round". The people of Lincoln were mixed in their opinions on the matter, with some supportive of the decision as "the government haven't done what ... (more...)
US Envoy to Netherlands retracts 'wrong' claims about Islamic movement US Envoy to Netherlands retracts 'wrong' claims about Islamic movement
- January 13, 2018

In a December 23 note on Twitter Hoekstra acknowledged having made the comments in 2015 and said he regretted his exchange with the Dutch news organization: "I made certain remarks in 2015 and regret the exchange during the Nieuwsuur interview". (more...)
House GOP members unveil sweeping immigration reform bill House GOP members unveil sweeping immigration reform bill
- January 13, 2018

In a further complication, the group is but one faction on Capitol Hill working on the issue, which took on urgency in September when President Donald Trump reversed DACA protections put in place by then-President Barack Obama , saying Congress should address it. (more...)
Chandrababu Naidu confident about TDP winning all seats in the upcoming elections Chandrababu Naidu confident about TDP winning all seats in the upcoming elections
- January 13, 2018

The TDP has already dropped hints that its patience with the Centre was growing thin. The state government has also submitted two new projects?- Amaravati Greening Development (Rs 1,484 crore) and AP Backward Area Rural Development Project (Rs 1,000 crore) to the Centre for funding through NABARD. (more...)
No trip to London because of embassy choice: Donald Trump No trip to London because of embassy choice: Donald Trump
- January 13, 2018

The move, announced in October 2008 , was set in motion by Obama's predecessor George W Bush in response to security concerns. Speaking last month, USA ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson told the BBC he "absolutely" expected Mr Trump to visit Britain in 2018. (more...)
Mahadayi row; pro-Kannada organisations call Karnataka bandh on Jan 25 Mahadayi row; pro-Kannada organisations call Karnataka bandh on Jan 25
- January 13, 2018

He said the organisations had chose to speak to government officers and employees, lorry owners, fuel service stations, education institutions and appeal to them to cooperate in ensuring that the Bandh is a success. He said that Goa will not give even a single drop of Mahadayi river water to Karnataka. Goa chief minister, Manohar Parrikar's categorical statement that Goa was not in favour of any out-of-court settlement on the Mahadayi issue came under serious attack from politicians from ... (more...)
Stabbed body found near Sydney train station Stabbed body found near Sydney train station
- January 13, 2018

Police have set up a large crime scene near Hurstville Railway Station. "Emergency services arrived, but they could not revive the male". "Whilst police were at the scene, further information was received that another male - another male possibly involved - was at a home close by at Hurstville", he said. (more...)
Man accused of murdering Rihanna's cousin appears in court Man accused of murdering Rihanna's cousin appears in court
- January 13, 2018

In a video on her Instagram , she is seen with her cousins including Rihanna , Majesty, Rihanna's mother Monica Brathwaite, Nikia Alleyne , Nicolette Alleyne , Nikolai Alleyne , Noella Alstrom and others. "I love you brother you were always there for me and I was always there for you". Alleyne was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private vehicle, but succumbed to his injuries. (more...)
Wesley Mathews indicted for capital murder Wesley Mathews indicted for capital murder
- January 13, 2018

Police said Wesley Mathews then gave them another story : That she choked on her milk , and believing she died, he hid her body in a culvert. The attorneys for Sini Mathews tell NewsFix, "The indictments handed down today by a Dallas County Grand Jury confirm what we have previously stated". (more...)
Trump threatens that his upcoming physical exam 'better go well' Trump threatens that his upcoming physical exam 'better go well'
- January 13, 2018

There is a long history of the White House picking and choosing what to reveal about the commander in chief's health, said Barbara Perry, director of presidential studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center. "I think it's going to go very well", Trump said. Some were recently published in a new book about his first year, which Sanders denounced as "complete fantasy" for its portrayal of Trump as undisciplined, childlike and in over his head. (more...)
Crown made Queen fear for neck Crown made Queen fear for neck
- January 13, 2018

She may have kept quiet at the time , but now, 65 years later, the Queen apparently had no qualms about describing the ride as "horrible". "Fortunately, my father and I have about the same sort of shaped head", she said in a clip from the documentary. (more...)
Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in "Assault" on Biodiversity and Coastal & Indigenous Communities
- January 13, 2018

Kate Brown , her office said Friday. "We will have 120 plus million tourists this year", said Scott. "I think it's up to the states to decide", Tillis said. "Last year I spoke with Sec". "This proposal mirrors past proposals that have run into a buzzsaw of state opposition", David Hayes, who was the Interior Department's deputy secretary and COO during periods of the Clinton and Obama administrations, told Inside Climate News , commenting on the initial draft plan proposal. (more...)
Bulgarian parliament overturns presidential veto on anti-corruption law Bulgarian parliament overturns presidential veto on anti-corruption law
- January 13, 2018

The EU has been pressing the government to take steps to rein in administrative and political corruption for years. The bill, which was first approved by lawmakers in December, calls for streamlining the country's anti-corruption bureaucracy by folding several agencies into one in order to better track the fight against corruption among high ranking officials. (more...)
Singapore Air may bid for Al Singapore Air may bid for Al
- January 13, 2018

The Indian government is in the process of finalising the modalities for the strategic disinvestment of debt-laden Air India . "Allowing foreign airlines to participate will increase the number of interested bidders and the valuation", aviation consultancy firm CAPA, said. (more...)
Paul Ryan Called Trump's 'Shithole' Controversy 'Very Unfortunate, Unhelpful' Paul Ryan Called Trump's 'Shithole' Controversy 'Very Unfortunate, Unhelpful'
- January 13, 2018

After President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African countries that benefit from the USA visa lottery program as "shitholes", House Speaker Paul Ryan lightly rebuked the president on Friday, calling the comments "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful". (more...)
New Information on Swatting Suspect Held Over Deadly Kansas Incident New Information on Swatting Suspect Held Over Deadly Kansas Incident
- January 13, 2018

Several gamers said Monday that they hope whoever made the fatal swatting call to Wichita 911 is convicted of a crime -and they say the caller doesn't represent their community as a whole. Upon arriving at the scene, officers surrounded the front of the house, preparing to make contact with the caller inside and for the potential situation of a suspect barricaded with hostages, police said. (more...)
SPDR S&P Semiconductor (XSD) Declares $0.13 Quarterly Dividend SPDR S&P Semiconductor (XSD) Declares $0.13 Quarterly Dividend
- January 13, 2018

Active traders may be carefully tracking the action to see if the indicator position is pointing to shares entering the sell category. Since its inception, RSI has remained very popular with traders and investors. The ADX measures the strength or weakness of a particular trend. The Average Directional Index or ADX is technical analysis indicator used to discern if a market is trending or not trending. (more...)
NC General Assembly to address GenX in session today NC General Assembly to address GenX in session today
- January 13, 2018

GOP lawmakers scheduled this session three months ago and approved a wide range of topics that could be considered. Directs the DEQ to coordinate and share water quality data with the following state's respective DEQs: Georgia, South Carolina, Tennesse, Virginia and West Virginia. (more...)
Indonesia Inalum Receives Mandate to Buy Freeport Stake
- January 13, 2018

Indonesia and Freeport agreed in principle in August to set up Freeport's rights to Grasberg according to a new mine licence that replaces an existing contract of work. Budi Gunadi Sadikin, Inalum's chief executive, said the company will raise funds for the acquisition, but didn't elaborate. "The next step that still needs to be worked on is the completion of rights and obligations between shareholders and Freeport, as well as the valuation", the source said. (more...)
New Zealand vs Pakistan ODI Series New Zealand vs Pakistan ODI Series
- January 13, 2018

The last battle took place at Nelson on January 9 was the 100th between the two Teams, and it was won by New Zealand , registering its eighth consecutive win over Pakistan in ODIs. " Pakistan have to improve their opening in both batting and bowling to put the hosts under pressure", he said. "I am sure he can score big and all he will require is good support from the other end". (more...)
China's trade with North Korea tumbles over United Nations sanctions China's trade with North Korea tumbles over United Nations sanctions
- January 13, 2018

After North Korea tested its most powerful nuclear device yet and launched missiles capable of reaching the USA, the UN Security Council imposed a series of sanctions restricting oil imports and cutting off about 90 percent of its export revenue. (more...)
Toyota and Mazda select Alabama for new USA plant Toyota and Mazda select Alabama for new USA plant
- January 13, 2018

Thursday, the Huntsville City Council approved a $320 million local incentive package for the plant. The new plant will employ up to 4,000 workers at an average annual salary of $50,000, state officials said. The plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with production split evenly between the two automakers. "The partnership between Mazda and Toyota will expand innovative automotive manufacturing in Alabama", Governor Ivey said. (more...)
Trump wants stronger libel laws Trump wants stronger libel laws
- January 13, 2018

Still stinging from a White House insider book that portrays him as an unstable dolt surrounded by aides who uniformly think he's unqualified to be president, an angry Donald Trump , reading from a prepared statement, threatened Wednesday to " take a strong look " at USA libel laws. (more...)
Anti-Austerity Protests Simmer in Tunisia Anti-Austerity Protests Simmer in Tunisia
- January 13, 2018

Tunisian authorities said Friday the number of people detained in a wave of violent protests had risen to almost 800, as fresh unrest over austerity measures hit a provincial town. In a statement to the press on Friday, Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights called on the government to stop using "excessive force". (more...)
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...)

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