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CHIP Money Runs Out; Millions of Kids May Lose Health Care CHIP Money Runs Out; Millions of Kids May Lose Health Care
- January 17, 2018

Additional funding for the program has been stalled in Congress for months and Ohio will face millions in budget shortfalls if CHIP is not renewed, said Greg Moody, director of the Ohio Office of Health Transformation during a conference call with journalists. (more...)
Christian Yelich's Relationship With Marlins 'Broken,' Agent Says Christian Yelich's Relationship With Marlins 'Broken,' Agent Says
- January 17, 2018

Given his career performance, that's a bargain of a contract, which is why more than a handful of teams have inquired with the Marlins about him this offseason. "The relationship between player and team is irretrievably broken". Holding out on Yelich's request can't possibly play well long term when the new owners are already in such a precarious position with fans. (more...)
Rep. Joe Crowley says Republicans can avoid a shutdown without Democratic support Rep. Joe Crowley says Republicans can avoid a shutdown without Democratic support
- January 17, 2018

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told reporters. "When there are shutdowns, our side usually takes the hit", said Republican Rep. Charlie Dent, who is retiring from the competitive Allentown, Penn.,-based district he's represented for almost a dozen years. (more...)
Cubs, Brian Duensing Agree To 2-Year Deal Cubs, Brian Duensing Agree To 2-Year Deal
- January 17, 2018

He rewarded Chicago with arguably the best campaign of a career that spans almost a decade in length. It's a relatively low-cost deal for a guy who registered a 2.74 ERA and 61/18 K/BB ratio over 62 1/3 innings of relief last season. The Kansas native signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals in February 2016, but was released a month later, clearing the way for him to sign with Baltimore. (more...)
Hutchens Investment Management Inc Sells 5428 Shares of Stryker Corporation (SYK)
- January 17, 2018

Oarsman Capital Inc who had been investing in Modine Manufacturing for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.08 billion market cap company. Canaccord Genuity set a $127.00 price objective on shares of Stryker Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Sunday, October 30th. (more...)
Republican Study Committee Chairman supports 'crap sandwich' funding bill Republican Study Committee Chairman supports 'crap sandwich' funding bill
- January 17, 2018

Key Democrats and Republicans stop commenting about negotiations. Since President Donald Trump announced in September that he would let DACA expire, Democrats have grappled repeatedly over whether to help Republicans keep the government open, or whether to hold firm in demanding a DACA fix be included in a must-pass spending bill at the first opportunity. (more...)
Iranian, Russian FMs discuss Syrian settlement Iranian, Russian FMs discuss Syrian settlement
- January 17, 2018

Hariri met with British Minister of State for the Middle East Alistair Burt during his visit to London . All diplomatic initiatives have so far failed to yield progress in ending the war, which is now entering its eighth year having killed hundreds of thousands of people and driven 11 million from their homes. (more...)
Woman's body switched at funeral home, accidentally cremated: grieving family Woman's body switched at funeral home, accidentally cremated: grieving family
- January 17, 2018

Staff members then wheeled the casket away and brought in a different casket that also didn't contain Sandra's body - however, the body inside was wearing Sandra's clothes. That's when the funeral home staff told the Bennet's family that her body had accidentally been cremated. "All reputable cremation providers use rigorous sets of operation procedures and policies to maximize their level of service", the Serenity Funeral Home's website says . (more...)
Two people found dead inside Oakville home Two people found dead inside Oakville home
- January 17, 2018

When officers arrived, Sgt. Alistair Watt said they found a deceased man and woman. Geronimo said he's known the elderly married couple who lives in the home for years. "They had their lights kind of shining into our house", he said. Police had left a message on his phone asking him to stay inside, he told CBC. During the morning commute, Halton police posted on Twitter that they were investigating an incident in the area of Bayshire Drive and Summerhill Crescent and asked residents to ... (more...)
Viorica Dancila nominated by PSD's CExN for PM office Viorica Dancila nominated by PSD's CExN for PM office
- January 17, 2018

Dragnea is one of a number of ruling coalition members facing trial on graft charges, while the president has become an outspoken critic of the PSD's record on combating corruption. "Here, the most powerful argument is parliamentary arithmetic". "Romania's real prime minister designate is Liviu Dragnea". "This could hamper an European Union-backed drive to counter sleaze". (more...)
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
- 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 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' 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...)

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