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Pakistan briefs senior United States envoy on counterterrorism efforts Pakistan briefs senior United States envoy on counterterrorism efforts
- January 15, 2018

She lauded the reforms that Pakistan has undertaken in different economic spheres and expressed the United States support for similar reform efforts in the future, it added. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells reached Pakistan on Monday, informed the Foreign Office. (more...)
Over 1500 Evacuated From New Guinea Volcano Over 1500 Evacuated From New Guinea Volcano
- January 15, 2018

Kadovar's 700 residents were evacuated by authorities last week to nearby Ruprup Island. Scientists later detected large amounts of toxic sulphur dioxide emitting from the volcano. "We don't know how much time we have, and we just need to get the people off", he told Australian broadcaster ABC. The remote island volcano of Kadovar spews ash into the sky in Papua New Guinea, in this still image taken from video on January 6, 2018. (more...)
Seoul Says Koreas Considering Joint Hockey Team Seoul Says Koreas Considering Joint Hockey Team
- January 15, 2018

North Korea had previously ignored proposals for dialogue, made by South Korean President Moon Jae In. Seoul should negotiate carefully to avoid the embarrassment of having the North's propaganda being promoted at the Olympics , said Cheong Seong-Chang, analyst at the Sejong Institute think tank. (more...)
Frederica Wilson won't attend Trump's first State of Union address Frederica Wilson won't attend Trump's first State of Union address
- January 15, 2018

The United States' reputation is smoldering in the ashes of his recent racist and incendiary remarks about Haiti and African nations. "Someone who lies in the face of facts, someone who can change their tune day in and day out". "I wouldn't be honest with myself". "Instead, like I did during his inauguration, I'll be working at home listening to Oregonians about what they think about the State of the Union". (more...)
Thousands Gather In Prayer Vigil For California Mudslide Victims Thousands Gather In Prayer Vigil For California Mudslide Victims
- January 15, 2018

His 6-year-old son, Peerawat, and his 79-year-old father-in-law, Richard Loring Taylor, were also among the dead, officials said. Workers were using backhoes, jackhammers and chain saws to clear the debris in Montecito, almost a week after a powerful storm sent flash floods cascading through mountain slopes that were burned bare by a huge wildfire in December. (more...)
LLC Has $376000 Stake in Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
- January 15, 2018

Engineers Gate Manager Lp who had been investing in Rexnord Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.89 billion market cap company. Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Jacobs And Ca reported 32,217 shares stake. Automatic Data Processing has a 52 week low of $76.65 and a 52 week high of $103.88. (more...)
Rescue crews catch child thrown to safety during apartment fire Rescue crews catch child thrown to safety during apartment fire
- January 15, 2018

Other firefighters caught babies too, including Captain Jackie Peckrul, who told Fox 5 she recalled thinking "Lord, let me catch this baby", as parents tossed a blanket-wrapped infant toward her. "I don't really feel like a hero", Peckrul said. "It's our job and we are so fortunate to work for DeKalb County, who prides training and equipment", Peckrul explained to WGCL. (more...)
Chelsea Manning will run for US Senate in Maryland Chelsea Manning will run for US Senate in Maryland
- January 15, 2018

Chelsea Manning on Sunday kicked off her 2018 campaign for the Senate by releasing a video that attacks current congressional leadership for leading the country into a ruinous state, emphasizing what she portrayed as Democrats' unwillingness to stand up to President Donald Trump. (more...)
Down on Dreamers? Teachers' union targets Fla. GOP members of Congress Down on Dreamers? Teachers' union targets Fla. GOP members of Congress
- January 15, 2018

Trump's remarks reportedly came in response to a bipartisan immigration proposal from Sens. He joined the growing chorus of Republican members of Congress criticizing Trump, including U.S. David Perdue, R-Ga, said Trump, "did not use that word", and that multiple media accounts of the meeting were a "gross misrepresentation". But an $18 billion wall? No. (more...)
'We're not returning' says alleged Nigerian Chibok girl 'We're not returning' says alleged Nigerian Chibok girl
- January 15, 2018

The extremist group, which has links with the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), originally abducted 276 girls from their school in April 2014 and over 60 of the students have since escaped or been released. Boko Haram , whose name roughly translates to "Western education is forbidden", has waged an armed campaign in northeastern Nigeria since 2009. Three others later returned on their own while Abuja negotiated the release of 103 others from their captors in deals brokered by Swiss ... (more...)
Snow, frigid winds expected today Snow, frigid winds expected today
- January 15, 2018

Monday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 52. The weekend could bring an extended thaw, with temperatures hitting a high of about 40 on Friday , and then rising to the mid 40s on Saturday and up to 50 on Sunday . "Due to the very cold temperatures, just light accumulations of this wintry precipitation will cause hazardous and hard travel condition", the weather service said in its Sunday statement. (more...)
New Haven Museum Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Storytelling Sessions New Haven Museum Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Storytelling Sessions
- January 15, 2018

King's dream has really come true". Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry counties have housed over 3,000 people in over 30 years. On Wednesday, Jan. Community Program. Rev. Dr. Dwight O. Steele Sr., pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Roanoke, was the main speaker and passionately spoke not just about remembering Dr. (more...)
Seal calls out Oprah for associating with Harvey Weinstein Seal calls out Oprah for associating with Harvey Weinstein
- January 15, 2018

Steven added that Oprah would bring "empathy" to the White House, something which he believes is lacking in current president Donald Trump . She said: "I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon!" Oprah asked the women, "When somebody's been accused of sexual harassment and loses their job, should they ever work again?" After tons of actors, directors, producers and more showed their support for Time's Up at the Golden Globe Awards on ... (more...)
Derbyshire workers await news as Carillion enters liquidation
- January 15, 2018

The construction and services company is working on major public works projects, such as the HS2 rail line in northern England, while also maintaining prisons, cleaning hospitals and providing school lunches. Carillion's demise should be seen as an opportunity to reverse privatisation, and protect jobs and pensions by bringing contracts back in house. To maintain the public sector projects run by the company , the government is moving swiftly to provide funding amid fears they could ... (more...)
Flowserve Corp (FLS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
- January 15, 2018

Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. now owns 57,800 shares of the company's stock worth $2,610,000 after buying an additional 20,800 shares in the last quarter. Therefore 33% are positive. Enbridge Inc. had 22 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Davidson, a Montana-based fund reported 365,176 shares. (more...)
More than 1000 young people charged More than 1000 young people charged
- January 15, 2018

There have been calls in Denmark for more to be done to prevent so-called revenge porn. The video was primarily being distributed between young people, and some of them only shared the video only on a few occasions, others apparently shared it several hundred times. (more...)
Rangers reportedly agree deal for Championship star Rangers reportedly agree deal for Championship star
- January 15, 2018

Clarke said: "There's been a bid, nowhere near acceptable". "It was an easy one for the club to turn down". The English-born player qualifies to represent for NI through his father and he has impressed, not only during his internatinal bow in Basel, but also in the Scottish Premiership, where he has netted three goals so far this term. (more...)
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB)
- January 15, 2018

The company reported ($0.71) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.72) by $0.01. LLC raised its holdings in H & R Block by 838.9% during the 2nd quarter. (NYSE: HRB ) is 0.082758. This percentage is calculated by adding the dividend yield plus the percentage of shares repurchased. Moreover, Schwab Charles Incorporated has 0.14% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 1.24M shares. (more...)
Scientists Discover A 'Rainbow' Dinosaur Fossil In China Scientists Discover A 'Rainbow' Dinosaur Fossil In China
- January 15, 2018

Scientists are now saying there may have been "a more colorful Jurassic World than we previously imagined", thanks to the recent discovery of a fossil in China's Hebei province . It's unclear exactly what objective was served by the rainbow feathers on Caihong juji's head and neck, but paleontologists speculate that it may have helped the winged dinosaur attract a mate. (more...)
Photos From The Gas Fire Outbreak In Magodo, Lagos State Photos From The Gas Fire Outbreak In Magodo, Lagos State
- January 15, 2018

While the immediate cause of the inferno remains unknown as at press time, the fire is said to have spread to other properties in the neighbourhood, injuring many. Cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained as officials of the Lagos State Fire Service are now battling to put out the blaze. Meanwhile, on the perimeter fence of the gas station we sight 2 bodies lying motionless on the ground. (more...)
Ashley JamesCelebrity Big Brother Ashley JamesCelebrity Big Brother
- January 15, 2018

Celebrity Big Brother's Ashley James has been left "terrified" after fellow housemate Ginuwine stepped up his advances towards her. India Willoughby has sensationally claimed that female housemates didn't want her to stay in the same room. (more...)
Devon Hall helps Virginia top NC State Devon Hall helps Virginia top NC State
- January 15, 2018

The No. 3 Cavaliers (16-1, 5-0) won their eighth in a row to move into first place by themselves in the ACC. Guy made 5-of-11 shots from 3-point range, accounting for the majority of his game-high 22 points. State followed on January 3 with an 88-58 loss at Notre Dame. N.C. State, which has five players averaging in double figures in scoring (led by guards Allerik Freeman and Torin Dorn with 15.2 ppg and 13.1 ppg, respectively, and Yurtseven's 12.7 ppg), might see a key member of its ... (more...)
Former Tech standout, Broncos WR Carlos Henderson arrested in West Monroe Former Tech standout, Broncos WR Carlos Henderson arrested in West Monroe
- January 15, 2018

Henderson was a passenger in a GMC Yukon that was stopped for traveling 84 miles per hour in a 60 miles per hour zone on Interstate 20 East, according to the arrest report. The Broncos selected Henderson in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft out of Louisiana Tech. An arrest for marijuana possession could put Henderson in violation of the NFL's anti-drug policy and make him subject to a suspension. (more...)
Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT) EPS Estimated At $0.43
- January 15, 2018

About 619,837 shares traded or 29.21% up from the average. (NYSE:BOOT) has risen 24.96% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.26% the S&P500. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Com (Trc) holds 0% or 3,604 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 865,400 shares of the company's stock valued at $7,702,000 after purchasing an additional 238,407 shares during the period. (more...)
Events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day planned for Metro Detroit
- January 15, 2018

Later that year, EBONY sat down with civil rights activist and widow Coretta Scott-King, where she spoke on the passing of her husband, coping with his loss and continuing to fight for justice even after his assassination. The holiday honors the life of the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement . President Donald Trump is encouraging Americans to observe the federal holiday by doing "acts of civic work and community service". (more...)
Air India to be split into 4 companies Air India to be split into 4 companies
- January 15, 2018

The government will also assume non-core debt of Air India before the sale, he added. In order to ensure a smooth strategic disinvestment, the ministries are looking for options to revive the airline's fortunes. Air India and its subsidiaries have around 29,000 employees, including those on contract. Meanwhile, demanding a rollback on the decision to disinvest Air India, senior CPI MP D Raja shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the hasty move to sell off the ... (more...)
Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl's hijab 'did not happen' Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl's hijab 'did not happen'
- January 15, 2018

She said she screamed and ran away, but the man returned less than 10 minutes later and tried to cut it once again. We followed this crowd of people to be safe. Noman's allegation was cited as evidence of growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the West. Activists in Canada and the US have claimed that bigotry and hate crimes towards Muslims have been on the rise. (more...)
Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead' Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'
- January 15, 2018

This is the key to a deal codifying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era de facto amnesty for a segment of so-called Dreamers. Timm writes . "Yet up until just hours before the vote, the most powerful member of the Democratic Caucus, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, was notably silent on the bill". (more...)
Barry McElduff announces his resignation over Kingsmill video Barry McElduff announces his resignation over Kingsmill video
- January 15, 2018

He said the hurt the video caused to the families is his greatest regret and he offered another apology to them. The senator said "he's done what's right in my opinion", adding "I'm sad for Barry personally" and he expressed optimism for the future by stating, "I hope we can now move on to build trust with the Unionist community". (more...)
Judge's son in tearful appeal Judge's son in tearful appeal
- January 15, 2018

Image: Anuj Loya , 21, also asked people to stop harassing his family by continuously asking about his father's death. "We earnestly appeal that the full court of the SC should take up issues raised...and find solutions consistent with judicial traditions", a party statement said. (more...)

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