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Houston Rockets plan to have James Harden back in lineup Thursday Houston Rockets plan to have James Harden back in lineup Thursday
- January 17, 2018

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Harden will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday barring a setback in practice on Wednesday. Harden has been out since December 31 with a hamstring injury and has missed the Rockets' last seven games. (more...)
Sen. Durbin disputes Republicans' account of what Trump said
- January 17, 2018

Ivana Trump , who has three children with the President - Ivanka, Donald Jr. and Eric - said his use of Twitter was "actually not bad" as the media "change everything you say". Failure could impact government operations. Some Democrats have threatened to withhold support unless an immigration pact is forged. However, the U.S President has denied making such comment. (more...)
Lincoln Electric (LECO) Upgraded to Outperform by Oppenheimer
- January 17, 2018

About 112,748 shares traded. Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has risen 16.15% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500. Lincoln Electric had 41 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:LECO) on Sunday, October 29 with "Hold" rating. As per Wednesday, February 15, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. (more...)
National Security Advisers of S. Korea, US, Japan Discuss N. Korea National Security Advisers of S. Korea, US, Japan Discuss N. Korea
- January 17, 2018

Canada and the United States are now co-hosting the Vancouver Foreign Ministers' Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula. One of the questions heading into the meeting was whether participants would endorse a US call for naval interdiction of North Korean shipping, following concerns about smuggling. (more...)
Aminu drops 14 points in Trail Blazers' 118-111 victory over Suns Aminu drops 14 points in Trail Blazers' 118-111 victory over Suns
- January 17, 2018

It was another signature scoring explosion for Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker in Portland Tuesday night. The Trail Blazers have now won four straight games at the Moda Center and will host the Indiana Pacers on Thursday. His peripheral numbers remain solid, with 6.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and a combined 1.6 blocks and steals per game. Evan Turner added 12 points in 27 minutes and Shabazz Napier came off the bench to finish with 11 points, six assists and three rebounds in 20 ... (more...)
N. Korea Reveals Intention to Send Delegation to Paralympics N. Korea Reveals Intention to Send Delegation to Paralympics
- January 17, 2018

The sanctions also limit imports by North Korea of oil and petroleum products, most of which are supplied by China. "It is not the time to ease pressure towards North Korea", he said. Although the discussions, the first in two years, are a positive step in warming relations between the two countries, Japan in particular has warned against falling for North Korea's "charm offensive". (more...)
Taoiseach tells Europe there Taoiseach tells Europe there "can be no backsliding" on Brexit agreements
- January 17, 2018

The Taoiseach declined to say whether the referendum should be re-run and denied being part of a secret plot to reverse the vote. I appreciate some people have made a decision to say how they will vote without having see the wording. "I think we'll have the wording quite soon, and I don't think it's going to take until March to do that". Last February, the European Parliament put forward a series of initiatives for the future development of the EU. (more...)
President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test
- January 17, 2018

And despite high cholesterol and borderline obesity, he declared Trump is in "excellent" health. Perdue said Sunday on ABC's "This Week: "I am telling you that he did not use that word". Jackson also noted that Trump has abstained from alcohol and tobacco for his entire life, which contributed to his relatively good health. "Some people just have great genes". (more...)
FSU hires Maryland's Walt Bell as offensive coordinator and QB coach FSU hires Maryland's Walt Bell as offensive coordinator and QB coach
- January 17, 2018

Bell spent one year at Maryland, and came over to the Terrapins after working in the same capacity at Arkansas State. Bell's hiring comes more than a month after Taggart was hired at Florida State, leaving OR after just one season. Florida State is coming off a 7-6 season that saw the Seminoles struggle offensively following Deondre Francois' injury in the opening week. Bell was in a very good situation at Maryland, earning just over $500,000 a year and getting to run an offense in the Big ... (more...)
Percent of Voters Give Trump 'F' on First Year Report Card Percent of Voters Give Trump 'F' on First Year Report Card
- January 17, 2018

Roughly 35% would give Trump an "F" for his job performance - slightly more than the 34% of voters who would give Trump an "A" or "B" grade for his first year. Trump, however, has some work to do with independent voters, 31 percent of whom give Trump an F. Just 28 percent of Independents give Trump an A or B. (more...)
Kidnappers Kill Two Policemen, Abduct Two Foreigners In Kaduna Kidnappers Kill Two Policemen, Abduct Two Foreigners In Kaduna
- January 17, 2018

The Nation gathered that the two policemen were security escorts to the foreigners who went to Kafanchan to inspect a project handled by their company. Two expatriates, an American and a Canadian, have been kidnapped in Kaduna State. But on their way back, they were ambushed by gunmen who opened fire on them. (more...)
Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test
- January 17, 2018

Keen to put an end to rumours about his mental health, which peaked when he appeared to slur his words as he announced that the United States would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month, the 71-year-old asked Dr Ronny Jackson to carry out the assessment and scored a ideal 30/30. (more...)
Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color, green'
- January 17, 2018

Eric Trump added, "He has more energy than any person I have ever met in my entire life". "They will never report that African-American unemployment is the lowest it ever been", Trump said. The president came under fire last week after he reportedly dismissed immigrants from " shithole " places such as Haiti, El Salvador, or Africa during a meeting with lawmakers. (more...)
Radar footage shows Qatar jets intercepting UAE flights Radar footage shows Qatar jets intercepting UAE flights
- January 17, 2018

Qatar has denied the charges and upgraded trade with Iran and Turkey since then to decrease the impact of sanctions. The agency said: "The source considered that this action constitutes a threat to the safety of civil aviation and in violation of relevant worldwide laws and conventions, taking into consideration that the statements of the General Authority of Civil Aviation of the UAE confirmed that the flights were "regular, scheduled, with well-known route and meet the approvals and ... (more...)
Dalit Youth Beaten in Muzaffarnagar, Made to Chant 'Jai Mata Di' Dalit Youth Beaten in Muzaffarnagar, Made to Chant 'Jai Mata Di'
- January 17, 2018

A 22-year-old Dalit man from Muzaffarnagar , Uttar Pradesh, was brutally beaten up with sticks by a group of men on Saturday, a video of which has gone viral now. The case was registered against accused Rahul, Dhiraj, Jodha and Kaku under sections 307 of IPC and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. (more...)
Trump vulgarity debate has become a 's-show,' senator says
- January 17, 2018

Democrats are accusing Republicans of selective amnesia, and other Republicans are claiming Trump said "s--house" instead of the widely reported "s--hole". I spent time with students from across Africa coming to learn Mandarin as a way to land a dream job in China or take a slice from the growing Chinese presence in every corner of the continent. (more...)
Class one student attacked in school toilet by a senior, wounded Class one student attacked in school toilet by a senior, wounded
- January 17, 2018

Hrithik Sharma, 7, class I-A of Brightland School in Triveninagar locality of Lucknow was found bleeding profusely with his limbs tied and mouth stuffed with a cloth in the washroom on the second floor of the school during the round of discipline head Amit Singh Chauhan on Tuesday morning. (more...)
Gigaba must refuse De Lille's drought levy proposal - Western Cape ANC Gigaba must refuse De Lille's drought levy proposal - Western Cape ANC
- January 17, 2018

The debilitating water shortage has forced city government to implement an online water consumption map, which will allow residents to check up on their neighbors' water habits based on households' municipal bills. We have identified 25 areas across the city that could benefit from this pressure management technology over the next three months, and contractors have been brought in to speed up the programme. (more...)
20 nations commit to considering more sanctions on North Korea 20 nations commit to considering more sanctions on North Korea
- January 17, 2018

North Korea will send a 550-member delegation, including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo players for a demonstration, the statement said. "Our players were really nervous", Sarah Murray, South Korean women's hockey head coach, told Reuters last month during the team's training swing through the United States. (more...)
Hundreds pay respects to slain Kosovo Serb leader Hundreds pay respects to slain Kosovo Serb leader
- January 17, 2018

He was taken to a hospital but doctors were unable to save him. Meanwhile, hundreds of people lit candles in Ivanovic's memory on January 17 at the Church of St. Judges from the European Union's Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo convicted Ivanovic of war crimes committed against ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war and sentenced him to nine years in prison. (more...)
White House Doctor Says Trump in Excellent Health
- January 17, 2018

Trump's cognitive health was a focus going into Friday's medical exam with Jackson and his team, and the President himself asked the doctor conduct a cognitive test. "The president did exceedingly well on it", he said. At 6 feet, 3 inches tall, Trump had a body mass index , or BMI, that puts him in the "overweight" range, according to the National Institutes of Health's online BMI calculator. (more...)
Defamation case: Court to frame charges against Rahul Gandhi on April 23 Defamation case: Court to frame charges against Rahul Gandhi on April 23
- January 17, 2018

As Congressmen accompanying the leader tried to clear the road, the police resorted to lathi-charge on Congress workers. The case was filed by a worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on the Congress leader's alleged statement from 2014 about Mahatma Gandhi's assassination. (more...)
USA | Parents of 13 locked-up kids held on hefty bail USA | Parents of 13 locked-up kids held on hefty bail
- January 17, 2018

They were given food and water after telling police they were starving . Not all of them were children: of the 13 victims, seven were between the age of 18 and 29, according to the Sheriff's Department. Social workers had never visited either, said Susan von Zabern, director of the county Department of Public Social Services. When confronted, the Californian torturing couple could not offer any plausible reason for the individuals' deplorable physical condition nor why they've chose to lock ... (more...)
Bangladesh, Myanmar plan Rohingya repatriation in 2 years Bangladesh, Myanmar plan Rohingya repatriation in 2 years
- January 17, 2018

Dhaka, Jan. 17 (IANS): Bangladeshi immigration authorities have registered more than a million Rohingyas - or around 95 per cent of the estimated Muslim minority members living in refugee camps in the country, an official said on Wednesday. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares Bought by E&G Advisors LP Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares Bought by E&G Advisors LP
- January 17, 2018

Among active positions in the latest quarter, 570 holders increased their positions by a total of 81.1 million shares, 433 holders decreased the positions by a total of 59.82 million shares, and 133 holders held their positions. 89 funds opened positions while 397 raised stakes. Stevens Limited Partnership holds 0.89% or 672,687 shares. Stellar Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.32% or 12,663 shares. (more...)
Iran Diplomat Offers Plan to Counter US JCPOA Move Iran Diplomat Offers Plan to Counter US JCPOA Move
- January 17, 2018

Zonnour was reacting to President Donald Trump's reluctant move to waive Iran nuclear sanctions for the "last time" unless the "deal's disastrous flaws" were fixed; otherwise, the U.S. China hopes the landmark agreement, which curbed Iran's nuclear enrichment program in exchange for sanctions relief, will be " universally supported " and the global community will " fully recognize the efforts made by Iran to implement it ". (more...)
Aadhaar legal validity: SC constitution bench to commence hearing today Aadhaar legal validity: SC constitution bench to commence hearing today
- January 17, 2018

The arguments against Aadhaar was founded on right to privacy, the question of Aadhaar being a tool of exclusion, and the unique identification number transgressing Constitutional ideals. "Hence, petitioners have demanded for the right to opt out and have their data destroyed". "The barter compels the citizen to give up her biometrics "voluntarily", allow her biometrics and demographic information to be stored by the State and private operators and then used for a process termed ... (more...)
Investigation ordered by the government into Carillion directors' conduct
- January 17, 2018

The TUC says the task force should bring Carillion's public-sector contracts back in-house and support the transfer of private sector contracts to alternative providers with jobs, pay and pensions protected. The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: 'Cabinet began with a discussion of the decision to place Carillion into compulsory liquidation. However, the cost of insolvency will be picked up by the Government. (more...)
Blaze Bernstein's alleged killer told authorities he was kissed on lips Blaze Bernstein's alleged killer told authorities he was kissed on lips
- January 17, 2018

If the death is prosecuted as a hate crime, it could bring a stricter sentence. A poster with the photo of Blaze Bernstein was on display at a press conference at the Orange County Sheriff's Department in Lake Forest on Wednesday, Jan. The couple added, "If it is determined that this was a hate crime, we will cry not only for our son, but for LGBTQ people everywhere that live in fear or who have been victims of hate crime". (more...)
James Investment Research Inc. Sells 105051 Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) James Investment Research Inc. Sells 105051 Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- January 17, 2018

Contrarius Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $903.16B market cap company. Insiders sold 128,412 shares of company stock worth $22,115,155 over the last 90 days. On 10/5/2017 Angela J Ahrendts, Insider, sold 63,388 with an average share price of $154.21 per share and the total transaction amounting to $9,775,063.48. (more...)

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