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Sharp fall in bitcoin value as Seoul, Beijing crack down Sharp fall in bitcoin value as Seoul, Beijing crack down
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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'
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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
- Января 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...)
Jacksonville Jaguars: 3 Takeaways from Divisional Round win over Steelers Jacksonville Jaguars: 3 Takeaways from Divisional Round win over Steelers
- Января 17, 2018

Running back Leonard Fournette ran for two scores. The Jaguars - and in particular, cornerback Jalen Ramsey - are certainly coming into Foxboro thinking they can advance. Pittsburgh might find better results with a more energetic d-coordinator and one that might provide a new opinion on how the Steelers should go about utilizing the talent on that side of the ball. (more...)
New Trailer: 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' New Trailer: 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot'
- Января 17, 2018

We'll be catching this film at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival this month, so stay tuned for a review. Still, with the talents present for this one, we're pretty certain it won't be like that. At the age of 21, John Callahan got into a vehicle with a drunk friend, a decision that resulted in a auto crash that left Callahan a quadriplegic. (more...)
Visitors who met former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha to be grilled Visitors who met former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha to be grilled
- Января 17, 2018

Holding that there could not be any justification of Sinha's secret meetings with various accused of coal scam at his residence, the apex court had ordered probe against him saying that it was a matter of concern. The ED told the bench that provisional attachment orders have been issued in 13 cases amounting to Rs 600.7 crore. To this, the bench asked both the SPP and ED's counsel to look into each cases lodged by ED and give an opinion to the agency on which matters, the cases were not made ... (more...)
Reece's victor is extra special as Hammers taken the distance Reece's victor is extra special as Hammers taken the distance
- Января 17, 2018

His emphatic strike, cannoning in off the crossbar, sealed an unspectacular 1-0 victory for West Ham , who will now await the victor of Bournemouth or Wigan, who play their own replay on Wednesday. Byram whipped a low right-wing centre across the face of goal but the advancing Arnautović could not apply the required stud and, with just five minutes remaining, the Austrian sent an angled shot ripping into the side-netting, before also rifling a low 20-yarder past the base of Henderson's ... (more...)
Governor unveils $1.5 billion bonding plan, double his first estimate Governor unveils $1.5 billion bonding plan, double his first estimate
- Января 17, 2018

Alice Hausman, DFL-St. In his statement, Dayton said his plan will help invest in the state's future, adding that underinvestment in past years has "shortchanged" higher education. The rest would go to improve other state buildings, construct affordable housing, upgrade clean water facilities and construct other projects in all parts of Minnesota. (more...)
Injured After Semi Crashes into Lyle School Injured After Semi Crashes into Lyle School
- Января 17, 2018

Witnesses tell KARE 11's Lou Raguse that the entire cab of the semi was inside the school's art room. The superintendent, Bryan Boysen, also wrote that counseling services will be available for students once school resumes. Your child will be checked by a first responder as a precaution. "The good Lord was watching over us", Boysen went on to say. After hitting the vehicle, the semi smashed into the school building. (more...)
Noble Financial Reiterates Buy Rating for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
- Января 17, 2018

The hedge fund run by Anton Schutz held 361,070 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.39M, up from 271,897 at the end of the previous reported quarter. purchased a new stake in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in the 2nd quarter worth $161,000. The firm earned "Sector Weight" rating on Monday, August 29 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (more...)
Former CIA Officer Arrested, Accused of Retaining Classified National Defense Information Former CIA Officer Arrested, Accused of Retaining Classified National Defense Information
- Января 17, 2018

He served in the Army from 1982 to 1986 and graduated from Hawaii Pacific University in 1992. He worked in a variety of overseas offices and was trained in surveillance detection, recruiting and handlings assets and handling classified material, among other things. (more...)
Spider-Man: Homecoming writers to direct stand-alone Flash movie Spider-Man: Homecoming writers to direct stand-alone Flash movie
- Января 17, 2018

Variety reports that Ben Affleck was originally offered the job, but turned it down, but that initial courting makes sense as there's an awfully good chance this will be the film where his Batman will make an exit (and probably replaced with Jake Gyllenhaal or whoever they decide should be the Batman in their universe for the foreseeable future). (more...)
Kevin Ratcliffe pays tribute to Cyrille Regis Kevin Ratcliffe pays tribute to Cyrille Regis
- Января 17, 2018

He is considered by many as a key figure in the transition from an all-white entertainment to the multicultural competition that the Premier League is today. Regis visited Bermuda with Coventry City in the 1980s, and in 2014 as a guest of the African Diaspora Heritage Trail Bermuda Foundation. Signed by West Brom in 1977 for 5,000 pounds, Regis made a spectacular debut by scoring twice in a League Cup match against Rotherham. (more...)

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