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Senate passes marijuana legalization bill Senate passes marijuana legalization bill
- January 13, 2018

Lawmakers in the Vermont Senate took a voice vote Wednesday in favor of a bill that lets adults 21 and over possess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow as many as four pot plants at a time, sending the legislation to 's desk where he's expected to sign it. (more...)
Macron veut une loi contre les fausses informations en période électorale Macron veut une loi contre les fausses informations en période électorale
- January 13, 2018

Lors de ses vœux à la presse à l'Elysée, le chef de l'Etat français a souligné, à cet égard, l'intention des pouvoirs publics de " faire évoluer notre dispositif juridique pour protéger la vie démocratique de ces fausses nouvelles ". (more...)
Teens Wanted in Texas Murder Arrested in Ansonia Teens Wanted in Texas Murder Arrested in Ansonia
- January 13, 2018

January 1 and found 22-year-old James Outlaw II, 22, of Missouri City, Texas, dead in a breezeway at the complex. A former Shelton High School student and a 19 year-old male were taken into custody for their suspected involvement in a murder that took place in Stafford, Texas on January 1, 2018. (more...)
Before quashing FIR, HC wants to see Padmavat Before quashing FIR, HC wants to see Padmavat
- January 13, 2018

Padmavat , which stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles, was planned to be released on December 1, 2017. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani on Friday said, "We banned the film based on inputs on the law and order situation". (more...)
Gardaí Are At The Scene of a 'Violent Incident' In Dalkey Gardaí Are At The Scene of a 'Violent Incident' In Dalkey
- January 13, 2018

It is thought the body may have been there since last night but was only discovered by a passerby this morning. Initial reports indicated the incident may have been violent in nature as he had a wound to his abdomen, and the scene was attended by a Garda Armed Response Unit vehicle. (more...)
Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) Shares Sold by Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC
- January 13, 2018

Continental Advisors Llc who had been investing in Nmi Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.09B market cap company. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $118.08. Ross Stores , Inc. has a 1-year low of $52.00 and a 1-year high of $69.81. (NASDAQ: ROST ), 17 have Buy rating , 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. (more...)
Deadline approaching for primary school applications
- January 13, 2018

Applications have been open since October, for children born between September 1, 2013, and August 31, 2014, to apply for a primary school place. Portfolio Holder for Education, Cllr James Halden said: "Last year we successfully placed 94% of children in their first choice primary school with a further 4% securing their second choice". (more...)
Police chief Phil Gormley complains of misconduct probe 'delays' Police chief Phil Gormley complains of misconduct probe 'delays'
- January 13, 2018

Michael Matheson is to make a formal statement on Mr Gormley's future at Holyrood on Wednesday. Scotland's troubled police watchdog has been thrust into the centre of a new controversy after the justice secretary in effect accused the organisation of incompetence. (more...)
Person in custody after 'possible hostage situation' on Greyhound; No injuries reported Person in custody after 'possible hostage situation' on Greyhound; No injuries reported
- January 13, 2018

A man with a gun was reportedly on the bus, the Lake County sheriff's office said. The pursuit crossed into IL and the bus eventually stopped near the exit ramp to Route 173. "The roadway remains closed at this time while the investigation continues", Illinois State Police said. WISN 12 News spotted officers pulling a backpack from the bus and searching it along the side of the interstate. (more...)
Canadian Held Hostage In Afghanistan Now Faces Criminal Charges Canadian Held Hostage In Afghanistan Now Faces Criminal Charges
- January 13, 2018

Boyle's attorney told CNN the charges were accurate as reported . The couple continued on to have three children in captivity before they were rescued by Pakistani soldiers in the fall. Upon the family's return to Canada , Boyle alleged that their captors raped his wife and caused her to miscarry a baby girl, an allegation the Taliban denies, according to the Associated Press . (more...)
Pastor Who Confessed 'Sexual Incident' With Minor Put on Leave Effective Immediately Pastor Who Confessed 'Sexual Incident' With Minor Put on Leave Effective Immediately
- January 13, 2018

Savage admitted it was wrong, but said the victim, Jules Woodson, consented. "The atmosphere was very flirtatious". It was a very mutual, spontaneous, physical moment. "Jules, I am deeply sorry for my actions 20 years ago", Savage said . She was 17 at the time . "Andy unzipped his jeans and pulled out his penis". (more...)
Indian army chief seeks multi-pronged approach to contain China Indian army chief seeks multi-pronged approach to contain China
- January 13, 2018

We know China is a powerful country but let us also not forget that we are not a weak nation. Acknowledging the suspension of military aid to Pakistan by the US, Gen Rawat averred it was premature to talk how much of an impact it would have on Pakistan. (more...)
Ref admits Corry Evans penalty gaffe in Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off Ref admits Corry Evans penalty gaffe in Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off
- January 13, 2018

Ricardo Rodriguez's successful spot-kick proved to be the only goal over the two legs, and now Hategan has admitted he got it wrong. He said: "Certainly not in any of the games that I have been involved in, particularly at this level, no. (more...)
Iran ridicules Trump over foreign-policy 'blunder' at UN Iran ridicules Trump over foreign-policy 'blunder' at UN
- January 13, 2018

France's Francois Delattre said that although he was "alarmed" by the acts of violence on the streets of Iran , they did not pose an global threat to peace and security and so were not really a matter for the Security Council. "It is a powerful exhibition of fearless people who have become so fed up with their oppressive government that they are willing to risk their lives in protest ". (more...)
What testimony on the Trump dossier adds to the Russian Federation probe What testimony on the Trump dossier adds to the Russian Federation probe
- January 13, 2018

When he first publicly acknowledged the existence of the investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties to the Kremlin last March, then-FBI Director James Comey said the inquiry had begun in July 2016. Steele told Simpson about the Rome meeting in early October. "There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes", he wrote on Twitter. (more...)
U.S. won't take unilateral action, says Pak U.S. won't take unilateral action, says Pak
- January 13, 2018

Bajwa also said Pakistan is being treated badly by the USA "despite decades of cooperation,"Sputnik News reports". Responding to a question, the ambassador said that almost half of Afghanistan was unstable which was a source of concern for Pakistan, Central Asia and China, adding that it was not in the interest of either Pakistan or the U.S. (more...)
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russian Federation dossier Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russian Federation dossier
- January 13, 2018

In the federal suit against Fusion GPS , Cohen alleges that despite containing unverified information the defendants "recklessly placed it [the dossier] beyond their control and allowed it to fall into the hands of media devoted to breaking news on the hottest subject of the day: the Trump candidacy". (more...)
The style evolution of Oprah Winfrey
- January 13, 2018

Speaking to her " CBS This Morning " co-anchors, King said Tuesday that Winfrey's longtime stance on the issue hasn't changed and that after speaking with her, she doesn't think she's "actively considering" a presidential bid . "I think we need a mindful, empathetic human being in the White House who understands people and puts people ahead of their own ideas of power and self-aggrandizement - and I think Oprah has already proved her capacity for selflessness". (more...)
Club NOMADIC at Mystic Lake canceled Club NOMADIC at Mystic Lake canceled
- January 13, 2018

Friday afternoon, the concerts were removed from Mystic Lake's website, and Ticketmaster is now running a notice that reads, "These tickets went fast and we're unable to find more right now" on the sale pages of the four performances. Construction on the project was scheduled to be done in December 2017. Ticket were priced at $200 for general admission and $475 and $750 for VIP. From a law enforcement perspective, preparation has been in the works for some time. (more...)
Donald Trump's lawyer sues Buzzfeed for publishing Russian Federation dossier Donald Trump's lawyer sues Buzzfeed for publishing Russian Federation dossier
- January 13, 2018

Cohen has testified before the House and Senate Committees over his alleged involvement in collusion, but did not say whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team interviewed him. In docs, Cohen says even though BuzzFeed admitted the "collection of memos" contained unverified information.it still defamed him merely by republishing the bogus information. (more...)
White House slams Schiff, Feinstein over 'gross oversteps' in Russian Federation investigations White House slams Schiff, Feinstein over 'gross oversteps' in Russian Federation investigations
- January 13, 2018

Grassley and Graham, who co-authored the letter referring Steele for a criminal inquiry and together have led the Senate charge for a second special counsel to review the FBI's conduct, say the steps panel Republicans have taken are legitimate. (more...)
Woman, two children killed in Massac County crash
- January 13, 2018

Killian of Marion, Illinois was northbound on Highway 45 when her vehicle went off the right side of the road. Police said she overcorrected and crossed into the southbound lane. Police say nobody in the vehicle was restrained except the 9-month old, who was in a auto seat. According to the report, a 9-month-old passenger in Killian's vehicle was retrained in a child's seat, while the other passengers, including the driver, were not restrained . (more...)
Do Institutional Investors Love Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST)?
- January 13, 2018

Company insiders own 0.58% of the company's stock. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 8,654 shares in the company, valued at $1,401,688.38. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 1.18M shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Us Bancorporation De has invested 0% of its portfolio in International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ:IBOC). (more...)
Mass Surya Namaskar organised in MP on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary Mass Surya Namaskar organised in MP on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary
- January 13, 2018

Puri: With the nation celebrating the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda today, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a huge sand art at the sea beach here with the message "Youth Power, Unite for New India". "May his life be an example for the youth of India to always work for the betterment of the country", Ms Banerjee posted on her social networking page. (more...)
European Union hails inter-Korean talks as European Union hails inter-Korean talks as "encouraging signal"
- January 13, 2018

China welcomes all efforts to ease the situation on the Korean Peninsula and bring the issue back on the right track of dialogue, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Seoul and Pyongyang also chose to hold separate military talks after agreeing efforts should be made to ease military tensions, create a peaceful environment on the peninsula, and promote reconciliation and unity of both sides. (more...)
Unification Minister Vows All Efforts for Successful Inter-Korean Talks Unification Minister Vows All Efforts for Successful Inter-Korean Talks
- January 13, 2018

It came hours after South Korea and the United States agreed to halt joint military exercises during the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, marking another positive indication that North Korea will take part at the Games. "For the South, denuclearization is important, and for the North negotiation with the U.S.is important", Yang said. South Korea and the United States chose to postpone their annual military exercise Key Resolve and Foul Eagle until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympic ... (more...)
S. Korea Pes: Trump Deserves S. Korea Pes: Trump Deserves "Big Credit" for New Talks
- January 13, 2018

The U.S. has not had formal negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear program since 2012. The IOC will host talks in Switzerland on January 20 to discuss details about North Korea's participation at the Games. On November 29, the North Korean leader said that his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after what he said was the successful test of a new missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States. (more...)
United States diplomats briefed on how to handle 'shithole' storm
- January 13, 2018

Jeffress tried to draw a distinction between Christian obligation and the politics of governing. "The second source familiar with the conversation, said Trump also questioned the need for Haitians in the United States ". "Good morning from the greatest most lovely " shithole country " in the world!" Leaked information from the White House shows that the USA president during a secret meeting described Africa and Haiti as a "shithole". (more...)
USA citizens, senators slate Trump for his 'hate-filled, racist' comment
- January 13, 2018

With each one, he shames the office of the president, he shames our country, the United States of America, and he embarrasses us in front of the world. "I wish that this president actually had a better appreciation for the role immigration has played in building this country to what it is today", he said. (more...)
Trump blasts Trump blasts "Sneaky Dianne Feinstein", says release of testimony was "possibly illegal"
- January 13, 2018

In September or October of 2015 somebody wanted Fusion to take a look at Trump, but Simpson's lawyer would not let him identify the client. As Simpson's attorney explained, Fusion's business depends on confidentiality. He went to Rome. "I gave it to no one except for the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation". The first admitted meeting occurred on July 5th-in Rome-a trip paid for by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)

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