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Witnesses record statements in corruption references against Sharifs Witnesses record statements in corruption references against Sharifs
- January 17, 2018

No doubt, NAB was entitled to go for review but the decision to seek reopening of the case despite clear-cut verdict by three honourable judges of the apex court is manifestation of the reality that the case is being grossly being misused to pressurise Sharif family and for character assassination. (more...)
Nottingham Station partially re-open after fire Nottingham Station partially re-open after fire
- January 17, 2018

East Midlands Trains said while no-one was injured and everyone was accounted for, all services, including trains to London St Pancras, Liverpool, Leicester and Norwich, have been disrupted. She said officers were "grateful for the support we have received from the people of Nottingham" following the incident. Incident commander Bryn Coleman, from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue, described the operation as "difficult and protracted" and said the fire was believed to have started in a toilet. (more...)
Realty Income Corp (O) Declares Feb 18 Dividend of $0.22
- January 17, 2018

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in Realty Income by 10.9% during the third quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 7,473 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $360,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
'New California' campaign declares 'independence,' wants to create 51st state 'New California' campaign declares 'independence,' wants to create 51st state
- January 17, 2018

After years of over taxation, regulation, and mono party politics the State of California and many of it's 58 Counties have become ungovernable . West Virginia was formed in similar fashion. "New California" is just the latest proposal to divvy up the nation's most populous state. The group is organized into committees and county representatives and predicts it will take 10 to 18 months before they can fully work with the state legislature, CBC reported. (more...)
Winter storm exiting Central Texas, leaving icy conditions Winter storm exiting Central Texas, leaving icy conditions
- January 17, 2018

What... heavy snow possible. Temperatures are very cold and dropping. Freezing temperatures mixed with precipitation early Tuesday morning in Central Texas, creating hazardous driving conditions. A cold front will bring a round of snow showers Monday through Monday night with a light snow accumulation expected. Snow is also expected to persist further south in the mid-Atlantic states and the Southeast, while it may also acumulate in central/eastern North Carolina and southeast ... (more...)
Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
- January 17, 2018

Trump reportedly made the remarks at a White House meeting on immigration on Thursday and a USA senator who attended the gathering said on Friday that the president used "vile, vulgar" language, including repeatedly using the word "shithole". (more...)
SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report
- January 17, 2018

Columbus Circle Investors decreased Svb Finl Group ( SIVB ) stake by 22.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The stock of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) reached all time high today, Jan, 16 and still has $268.60 target or 5.00% above today's $255.81 share price. (more...)
Honeywell Intl INC (HON) Holder Banque Pictet & Cie Sa Trimmed Its Stake
- January 17, 2018

Banque Pictet & Cie Sa who had been investing in Honeywell Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $120.39B market cap company. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight" on Monday, April 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained Honeywell International Inc. Honeywell International announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Friday, December 8th that authorizes the company to repurchase $6.50 billion in outstanding ... (more...)
2 adults, 2 children die in Metro Detroit fire 2 adults, 2 children die in Metro Detroit fire
- January 17, 2018

Mike Shaw said troopers and firefighters rushed to the scene just outside Holly, but the structure was already fully engulfed when they arrived. "We were not able to get inside of the house at all", Shaw said. "We believe it was two boys around the ages of 2 and 5, and two adults, a male and female around the age of 25". "Watch where the space heaters are going, keep the fires regulated, and keep the flues and chimneys clean", Lintz said. (more...)
Oregon, other AGs urge marijuana banking legislation Oregon, other AGs urge marijuana banking legislation
- January 17, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' memo roiled lawmakers from states that allow medical and recreational cannabis use . While 29 states and several USA territories have approved some form of legal marijuana over the last several decades, banks have mostly shunned the industry. (more...)
Sharp fall in bitcoin value as Seoul, Beijing crack down Sharp fall in bitcoin value as Seoul, Beijing crack down
- January 17, 2018

Ethereum dropped by 20 percent with its value sitting near $1,000. It's been a rough day for cryptocurrencies in general as Bitcoin's decline fail to inspire confidence in other virtual currencies as well. In March, the companies said they were starting a blockchain service that would track shipments across country lines. At the time of writing, the price of bitcoin was down 14.14 per cent at $11,911.5 a coin according to Coinmarketcap . (more...)
Actor Kamal Haasan to announce party name on February 21 Actor Kamal Haasan to announce party name on February 21
- January 17, 2018

Although Haasan has been hinting at his entry into politics for almost a year, no concrete date had been given. After the party's name announcement, he will begin a state-wide tour the same day which will be held in phases. In a statement, the actor said his tour was meant to understand what afflicts the people and to know about their aspirations. "This is a journey of discovery and learning and an opportunity for me to truly understand my people". (more...)
Communities come together for MLK Day of Service Communities come together for MLK Day of Service
- January 17, 2018

The event's keynote speaker was Dr. Regina Vincent-Williams, who was recently appointed vice president of the Fremont chapter of the NAACP. "This is a day we need to be unified, and when individuals and groups can't pull it together, then the people themselves need to speak, so this will be the last day there are multiple parade days on Martin Luther King Day", he said. (more...)
Trump Accuses Dems Of Wanting Government Shut Down Trump Accuses Dems Of Wanting Government Shut Down
- January 17, 2018

But there are perils. But some House GOP defense hawks are threatening to vote no because they want lawmakers to approve long-term spending for the Pentagon. Should House Republicans have the votes for their spending bill, McConnell will need at least nine (and possibly more , depending on whether any Republicans vote against the continuing resolution or are absent due to health reasons) to vote "yes" again. (more...)
Fine Gael to discuss abortion issue Fine Gael to discuss abortion issue
- January 17, 2018

Senior ministers Charlie Flanagan and Pascal Donohoe were firmly of that view. Separately he also will also bring forward draft legislation to demonstrate the implications of the referendum, if it was passed. Senator Martin Conway said abortion remains an emotive subject but the people should have their say in a referendum. TD Kate O'Connell said it was important that indicative legislation, that could replace the Eighth Amendment, is published soon. (more...)
Youth in rural India lack 'foundational skills' Youth in rural India lack 'foundational skills'
- January 17, 2018

At 18 years of age , according to the report, 32 per cent girls are not enrolled as compared to 28 per cent boys. Sad state of youth in India This is the 13th (thirteenth) year of ASER surveys that capture the ground realities of the state of in the country through extensive surveys, but the first time an age group of 14-18, representing the upcoming youth, and not children, has been the focus. (more...)
Purchase of 72400 assault rifles okayed Purchase of 72400 assault rifles okayed
- January 17, 2018

Army was targeting specifications of having interchangeable barrels capable of firing both 5.56mm and 7.62mm calibre bullets, but subsequently made a decision to go for 7.62mm calibre and issued fresh General Staff Quality Requirements (GSQR). (more...)
Poll Finds Americans Believe in Journalism, but Distrust Media Poll Finds Americans Believe in Journalism, but Distrust Media
- January 17, 2018

Most Americans believe in the role of journalism in a democracy, but are distrustful of current news media and are unable to cite objective news sources, according to a new poll. The survey found a sharp difference in opinion between political affiliations, as Republicans and Democrats split on their opinion of the news media. (more...)
Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis for $230M in stock and cash Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis for $230M in stock and cash
- January 17, 2018

Aphria announced before markets opened an agreement to acquire Broken Coast Cannabis Inc.in a deal it valued at $230 million in stock and cash. As part of the transaction, Aphria has approved a further expansion project that is expected to increase the facility's annual capacity to 10,500 kilograms per year. (more...)
Ahead of season's first pitch, Texas appears in another preseason poll Ahead of season's first pitch, Texas appears in another preseason poll
- January 17, 2018

The Razorbacks were picked fourth in the preseason poll and are one of seven teams from the SEC ranked in the top 16. Following a College World Series run a year ago, Texas A&M is once again expected to be near the top of college baseball during its 2018 campaign. (more...)
Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns
- January 17, 2018

Sources in the Congress, which returned to power in Punjab less than a year ago, said the chief minister would take a call on the resignation after a meeting with Congress president Rahul Gandhi, likely to take place in Delhi on Thursday. "When the issue of notice by the enforcement directorate to my son's company came, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) again started levelling allegations". He added that Rana Gurjit had submitted his resignation last week. (more...)
No extra Brexit cash for NHS until Britain leaves No extra Brexit cash for NHS until Britain leaves
- January 17, 2018

Mr Johnson was even criticised by the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority Sir David Norgrove who wrote to the Cabinet member to express his "surprise and disappointment" that he keeps repeating the Leave campaign pledge. According to The Sun , Boris Johnson told allies that any Brexit result which left Britain outside of the European Union , but still closely aligned to it, would be a "total waste of time", adding that "I'd rather us stay in than leave like that". (more...)
Plane Skids Off Turkish Runway Down Black Sea Cliff Plane Skids Off Turkish Runway Down Black Sea Cliff
- January 17, 2018

If it had slid further down the cliff , it was very likely that the plane would have plunged into the sea. Pegasus Airlines confirmed in a statement that the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flying from Ankara to Trabzon, "had a runway excursion incident". (more...)
Snow less than half an inch still in forecast for Tuesday night Snow less than half an inch still in forecast for Tuesday night
- January 17, 2018

The forecast in the central part of the state, from Trenton east toward New York City, is calling for about 1 to 2 inches, while temperatures in the mid-40s in South Jersey should bring mostly rain. As for driving conditions, King advises motorists to proceed with caution. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Navarro, Limestone, Freestone, Leon, Madison, Grimes, Brazos, Burleson, Robertson and Milam counties this Tuesday . (more...)
PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks alliances for peace & to fight radical Islam PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks alliances for peace & to fight radical Islam
- January 17, 2018

They will visit the Sabarmati Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi stayed for a long time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj also attended the inaugural session. They will inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Date Palms at Kukama via a video link. A packed schedule on Thursday for the Israeli prime minister in Mumbai would take account of a "power breakfast" with Top tycoons of Indian business. (more...)
Ex-US Navy officers face negligent homicide charges over ship collisions Ex-US Navy officers face negligent homicide charges over ship collisions
- January 17, 2018

The Navy is filing negligent homicide charges against two Naval commanders, as well as other charges against other lower-ranking officers, including two Lieutenants and one Lieutenant Junior Grade. The commanding officers of the Fitzgerald and McCain - Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral William Moran and Commander Alfredo J. Sanchez, respectively - were fired from their posts a year ago. (more...)
Man Busted For Mass Shooting Threat at Steelers Game Man Busted For Mass Shooting Threat at Steelers Game
- January 17, 2018

That's playing a full 60 minutes, for sure. Jaguars officials said Monday that ticket prices for the 2018 season won't be released until February, when they go on sale. And, of course, they embraced the " Sacksonville " nickname after posting 55 quarterback sacks for 356 yards in losses, second in the league. "We're going to play (the Patriots ) again", Steelers free safety Mike Mitchell told Sports Illustrated. (more...)
Czech PM's minority govt fails in confidence vote Czech PM's minority govt fails in confidence vote
- January 17, 2018

Parliament will also resume the debates on the confidence vote of the one-party government of Babis , whose 78-member Deputies Act (ANO) has 78 out of 200 seats. He is expected to lose the vote, as most other parties believe that the head of the government cannot be hereditary. Babis was investigated and charged with fraud before the election, but he retained immunity from prosecution after being re-elected. (more...)
Madrid to maintain direct rule if Puigdemont is re-elected: Spanish PM Madrid to maintain direct rule if Puigdemont is re-elected: Spanish PM
- January 17, 2018

However, the party that won the most votes, which supports the unity with Spain , poured scorn on the plan as Puigdemont is in self-imposed exile in Brussels and would be a "hologram president". By contrast, Puigdemont's Together for Catalonia list won 34 seats in the best result for a separatist grouping, with anti-independence party Ciudadanos taking 36. (more...)
Florence Community commemorates Martin Luther King Jr Florence Community commemorates Martin Luther King Jr
- January 17, 2018

Monday's celebration ended with everyone marking from the Armory down and down to the Plaza to hear Dr. King's famous "I Have A Dream" speech. For the church and many across the country, the third Monday of January is a day of remembrance, by putting differences aside and uniting communities. (more...)

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