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White House doctor declares Trump 'in excellent health' White House doctor declares Trump 'in excellent health'
- January 14, 2018

Sen. Dick Durbin , D-Ill., who attended the Oval Office meeting Thursday, and peopled briefed on the conversation said Trump did make the comments as reported: He questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal. (more...)
State releases school graduation rates State releases school graduation rates
- January 14, 2018

The non-waiver graduation rate counts only the students who completed all graduation requirements. Photo Provided West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Steven Paine spoke Friday during an event in Charleston honoring almost 70 West Virginia high schools for having graduation rates of 90 percent or above. (more...)
Lebanon: Hamas official's vehicle targeted Lebanon: Hamas official's vehicle targeted
- January 14, 2018

An investigation is underway to clarify the cause of the explosion. Rivalry between them over control often spills into clashes. Hamdan was hit in "the explosion of a bomb placed under a BMW brand vehicle", a military source told AFP. Images posted on social media and used by Lebanese TV show a mangled vehicle, a large fire and black smoke rising above the city. Hamdan was transferred to hospital, while security forces cordoned the area and firefighters rushed to the scene. (more...)
Trump says U.S. court system 'broken and unfair' Trump says U.S. court system 'broken and unfair'
- January 14, 2018

He's cautiously optimistic. "We still have a long road ahead of us", he says, "but we want to make sure that we don't leave Washington , D.C., this month without a solution". But the president has not been clear on what he would accept and during a Wednesday news conference with Erna Solberg, the prime minister of Norway, he said any legislation must include the wall . (more...)
Trump pushes back on Haiti comment Trump pushes back on Haiti comment
- January 14, 2018

Dick Durbin , D-Illinois, who was at the meeting, insists the Republican president used the vulgar term. Many US media outlets reported the comments on Thursday , quoting witnesses or people briefed on the meeting. "No matter the colour of our skin or place of our birth we are all equal". Botswana's government called the president's remark "racist". "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately , no trust!" A White House spokesman defended Trump's position on ... (more...)
Trump extends Iran sanctions relief; oil trades near session highs Trump extends Iran sanctions relief; oil trades near session highs
- January 14, 2018

Trump has gnashed his teeth at having to waive the sanctions again, believing his predecessor, Democratic President Barack Obama , negotiated a bad deal for the United States in agreeing to the accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). (more...)
Sealed Air (SEE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
- January 14, 2018

About 14.91M shares traded or 16.57% up from the average. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. State Street Corp increased Zillow Group Inc (Z) stake by 2.73% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , six have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
7.3-magnitude quake strikes off Peru 7.3-magnitude quake strikes off Peru
- January 14, 2018

A 7.1 magnitude natural disaster struck near the coast of Peru early Sunday but there are no early reports of damage or casualties at this time. "Prelim M7.3 natural disaster near the coast of southern Peru Jan-14 09:18 UTC", tweeted USGS Big Quakes. (more...)
Arizona Basketball Survives at home, beats the Ducks Arizona Basketball Survives at home, beats the Ducks
- January 14, 2018

It wasn't enough to overcome their own shooting woes. Shannon Evans scored seven of his 22 points in a late 10-0 run and No. 11 Arizona State held on to beat Oregon State 77-75 on Saturday. OR only had a 1-point cushion heading into halftime, 27-26. It's a cliche sports adage, the team with the best players wins, but that's because it's true for the most part. (more...)
At least 8 dead, dozens injured in Portugal building fire At least 8 dead, dozens injured in Portugal building fire
- January 14, 2018

The fire triggered panic and led to a stampede, according to Reuters . They said people crowded the exits as thick smoke filled the building. A heater is thought to have exploded at a packed residents' association building in the small town of Vila Nova da Rainha where an amateur card tournament was taking place on Saturday night. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn faces down critics over European Union single market stance Jeremy Corbyn faces down critics over European Union single market stance
- January 14, 2018

His Plaid Cymru counterpart Liz Saville-Roberts added: "We remain hopeful that the Labour Party will work with us and take the opportunity to defeat the Tories". "With Labour, there would be a majority in the Commons for single market membership, but not without us. Options for achieving that are subject to the negotiations". (more...)
How Does Realty Income Corporation (O) Stack Up Right Now?
- January 14, 2018

On Tuesday, October 17 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 24 to "Hold". Fifth Third State Bank holds 5,203 shares. Chilton Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has 0.02% invested in Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) for 11,895 shares. (more...)
Iran says it won't accept Trump's demands to change nuclear deal Iran says it won't accept Trump's demands to change nuclear deal
- January 14, 2018

The U.N. nuclear watchdog agency has repeatedly found Iran is complying with those obligations. And if at any time I judge that such an agreement is not within reach, I will withdraw from the deal immediately. But Trump's refusal to certify the deal to Congress did not pull the USA out of the deal itself. The Treasury Department placed sanctions on the head of the Iranian judiciary and a notorious prison. (more...)
Turkish passenger plane goes off runway metres away from sea Turkish passenger plane goes off runway metres away from sea
- January 14, 2018

Flight PC8622's wheels became stuck in icy mud as it landed at Trabzon Airport. The Pegasus Airline's Boeing 737 was flying from the Turkish capital Ankara to Trabzon Airport when it ended up careering off the runway on Sunday. "We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane's rear was up. There was panic, people shouting, screaming", passenger Fatma Gordu was quoted as saying. (more...)
Cognizant Techno (CTSH) Holder Swedbank Upped Position
- January 14, 2018

Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutions Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.96 billion market cap company. RBC Capital Markets downgraded it to "Sector Perform" rating and $12 target in Wednesday, January 4 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Thursday, August 3 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Texas Hit By Worst Flu Season in Decades Texas Hit By Worst Flu Season in Decades
- January 14, 2018

So far this season there have been 20 pediatric deaths, most from influenza A. "(People) tend to congregate indoors, not go outside. "It looks like it's starting to level out", said the CDC's Lynnette Brammer, who oversees flu tracking. (more...)
Klopp says Coutinho replacement needs to be correct player Klopp says Coutinho replacement needs to be correct player
- January 14, 2018

Brazilian Coutinho was unveiled as a Barcelona player on Monday, following his £145million move from Liverpool last weekend. Roberto is known for his flexibility and is fit for playing in the two positions which is something that Klopp is searching for. (more...)
Loki Looks Very Different in Early Thor: Ragnarok Concept Art Loki Looks Very Different in Early Thor: Ragnarok Concept Art
- January 14, 2018

They even talked what-ifs. Fans who bring home the Ultimate Cinematic Universe Edition (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital) of " Thor: Ragnarok " will experience all the thunderous action and lightning-fast wit in stunning 4K Ultra HD with next-generation high dynamic range (HDR) visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. (more...)
Sadiq Khan: A hard Brexit equals loss in investment and jobs Sadiq Khan: A hard Brexit equals loss in investment and jobs
- January 14, 2018

Plaid Cymru Westminster leader Liz Saville-Roberts said: "We remain hopeful that the Labour Party will work with us and take the opportunity to defeat the Tories". While the forward-looking Cambridge study is dealing in potentialities, recruiters on the ground in London question Morgan McKinley's historic figures for December: when it comes to front office recruitment, at least, they say they're far busier than they were a year ago. (more...)
Killings: IGP Visits Benue And Nasarawa Communities
- January 14, 2018

He said the people of his area were law abiding and were providing shelter to displaced Tiv people in the area. Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris has called for cooperation of community leaders with the police to provide adequate security in their areas. (more...)
Trump's 'shithole' remarks targeted at Hatians, Africans sparks global outrage Trump's 'shithole' remarks targeted at Hatians, Africans sparks global outrage
- January 14, 2018

Trump reportedly demanded to know why the U.S. should accept immigrants from "sh**hole countries", after lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador . He said he would favor "doing DACA first" before moving to "comprehensive immigration reform", and touted the virtue of a "path" to citizenship for undocumented workers. (more...)
A Selection Of The Most OTT Reactions To An Imagined Oprah Presidency
- January 14, 2018

He said: "I think Oprah Winfrey would make an absolutely brilliant president. Musician Seal called out talk show host Oprah Winfrey on Instagram following her inspirational speech at the Golden Globes , claiming that she knew the rumors surrounding film producer Harvey Weinstein . (more...)
White House Rejects Bipartisan Senate Immigration Proposal
- January 14, 2018

For example, in the biggest wave years for Democrats (2006 and 2008), we won an average of 26 U.S. House seats. Another 7 per cent say Dreamers are entitled to stay in the US, but citizenship should be off the table. Trump offers plenty to criticize, but for a party leader to make Trump-bashing his principal objective does not help the party meet the responsibilities that voters have given it. (more...)
Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Efforts To End DACA Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Efforts To End DACA
- January 14, 2018

Instead, the administration is seeking to protect a narrower universe of young immigrants who already have temporary DACA protections. KELSEY SNELL, BYLINE: Hi, Kelly. We heard the door to the Senate subway shutting there. He was telling us that it was time for them to get moving, and it sounded like things were hopeful. (more...)
US, Korea to Postpone War Games US, Korea to Postpone War Games
- January 14, 2018

If South Korea can enhance ties with North Korea , why can't the US and other countries? "The government's basic position is that no questions from the USA and worldwide community over the potential violation of sanctions against the North should be allowed to arise in connection with North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics", the Ministry of Unification stated on January 5. (more...)
LSU men lose to Alabama 74-66 LSU men lose to Alabama 74-66
- January 14, 2018

That comeback was scuttled when Wade, immediately after a Tremont Waters 3-pointer with 1:10 remaining, drew a technical foul for a lengthy harangue and apparent contact with the referee. Collin Sexton , the SEC's leading scorer with an average of 19.5 points per game, missed his first seven shots but rebounded to score 15 points, making all six of his free throws, for the Crimson Tide (11-6, 3-2). (more...)
Bigg Boss 11 Grand Finale: This Finalist Gets Evicted From The Show? Bigg Boss 11 Grand Finale: This Finalist Gets Evicted From The Show?
- January 14, 2018

The show will reveal its victor tonight as the public chooses between Shilpa Shinde , Hina Khan , Vikas Gupta and Puneesh Sharma . Bollywood's fashion designer Ashley Rebello took to his Instagram to post a glimpse from the Bigg Boss 11 finale sets which clearly hint that it will be either Shilpa, Hina or Vikas who will take home the winning trophy. (more...)
California mudslide: 'Window closing' for missing as death toll rises to 18
- January 14, 2018

The list of five remaining missing people includes Fabiola Benitez, the mother of Jonathan Benitez, a 10-year-old killed in the flooding. Victor's 2-year-old son survived. The Thomas fire was the largest wildfire in recorded California history. The hard search goes on in Montecito, California, five days after storm-spawned mudslides roared down from fire-stripped hillsides and smashed through dozens of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving others missing. (more...)
China's Li Haotong helps Team Asia lead in Eurasia Cup China's Li Haotong helps Team Asia lead in Eurasia Cup
- January 14, 2018

Asia , aiming to secure the title for the first time in the events third edition, led 6½-5½ going into the final day's 12 singles matches but were overpowered by their European counterparts, who eventually ran out 14-10 winners. "I got off to a good start, then played pretty poorly during the middle, then made a couple of very good birdies", he said. Sweden's Alex Noren earlier got the Europeans off to a good start by beating Malaysia's Nicholas Fung 4-2 to level the tournament. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu to visit India's Moodi to deepen ties Israel's Netanyahu to visit India's Moodi to deepen ties
- January 14, 2018

During his three day visit in Israel, Indian delicacies were specially cooked for PM Modi by an Israeli chef of Indian origin, a personal favourite of Netanyahu's. He would then lead the bilateral dialogue at Hyderabad House where he will also have a one-on-one discussion with Modi. The centre is one of the 28 centres Israel is setting up in 11 states of India to help farmers to increase crop diversity and productivity with greater efficiency in use of resources. (more...)

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