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Egypt committed to declaration of principles on Renaissance Dam, says Foreign Minister Egypt committed to declaration of principles on Renaissance Dam, says Foreign Minister
- January 19, 2018

Abbas briefed el-Sisi on the latest Palestinian efforts to safeguard Jerusalem, in the aftermath of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel and move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The dispute centers on the control of a section of the Nile that stretches 6,695 kilometers from Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean and is the economic lifeblood of all three countries. (more...)
Strong winds and more snow forecast for today Strong winds and more snow forecast for today
- January 19, 2018

So far, the City of Discovery has escaped the worst of it, with only a light sprinkling in some northern areas of the city. Snow showers are forecast for parts of West Sussex overnight and tomorrow morning (Wednesday January 17). Snow and sleet conditions are affecting large parts of Scotland with long delays affecting motorists on many roads including the M8 and M74. In addition some roads and pavements will be icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries. (more...)
Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish fighter jets Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish fighter jets
- January 18, 2018

Why is Turkey threatening this assault? Turkey has been threatening to launch a new military offensive in Syria against Syrian Kurdish militias, which Turkey considers to be terrorists due to their affiliation with outlawed Kurdish rebels fighting Turkey. (more...)
Donald Trump's physician says he's Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs
- January 18, 2018

Walking would leave him on the course longer than he prefers, he said. The doctor read a summary of the results before answering press questions for just under 50 minutes - in the middle of which he assured reporters that the president "wants me up here". (more...)
Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead' Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'
- January 18, 2018

Lawmakers hope to reach an immigration deal before January 19, when Congress must pass a funding bill or the government will shut down. "DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military", the Republican president tweeted . (more...)
Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's film The Post Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's film The Post
- January 18, 2018

All of Spielberg's prior films had been banned from Lebanese cinemas as the director was blacklisted by the Arab League in 2007, according to a leaked US State Department memo from 2007, for his $1 million US dollars donation to Israel during its war with Lebanon in 2006. (more...)
House Republicans Scramble To Avoid Government Shutdown House Republicans Scramble To Avoid Government Shutdown
- January 18, 2018

Neither party wants to be held responsible for a federal shutdown with U.S. midterms elections looming in November. "He will not let it be held hostage by Democrats ", Shah wrote. Trump's tweet on CHIP threw a wrench into negotiations, though its exact effects weren't immediately clear in the moments after its delivery. "The overwhelming number in our caucus have said they don't like this deal and they believe if we kick the can down the road this time we'll be back where we started from ... (more...)
Hot Tickers: Jabil Inc. (JBL), Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (TMHC)
- January 18, 2018

This is strictly focusing on price and technical - that means we focus on real-time stock price movement and then position it relative to the simple moving averages. Among 4 analysts covering Sturm Ruger ( NYSE:RGR ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. The stock price is up +37.4% over the previous year. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0% in Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE: TMHC ). (more...)
Three women killed as India, Pak trade fire Three women killed as India, Pak trade fire
- January 18, 2018

Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday in retaliatory firing by the Indian Army after a ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir where an infiltration bid was also foiled with the elimination of five militants of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad. (more...)
Republican senator insists Trump didn't disparage Haiti, African nations with profane remark Republican senator insists Trump didn't disparage Haiti, African nations with profane remark
- January 18, 2018

Trump has denied that he used that specific word in the meeting, which was first reported by The Washington Post, and then confirmed by other outlets. "I didn't hear that word, either", he said on CBS' "Face the Nation". "I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton said, adding, "And I know what Dick Durbin has said about the president's repeated statements is incorrect". (more...)
Trump tell reporters: "I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed"
- January 18, 2018

Trump also said at the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. Republican Rep. Mia Love deplored President Donald Trump for reportedly criticizing immigrants coming to the United States from what he called " sh-hole countries ". (more...)
Trump 'very eager' to be interviewed in Russian Federation probe Trump 'very eager' to be interviewed in Russian Federation probe
- January 18, 2018

Bannon is the highest-ranking person from the Trump White House called to testify before a federal grand jury as part of the special counsel's investigation into whether Russian Federation colluded with Trump officials prior to the 2016 election. (more...)
(SEIC) EPS Estimated At $0.61
- January 18, 2018

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $76.82. 385,600 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 579,744. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 sales for $18.78 million activity. The insider DORAN WILLIAM sold $574,900. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.35, for a total transaction of $703,500.00. (more...)
Hungarian Police Have A Warrant Out For Former Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka Hungarian Police Have A Warrant Out For Former Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka
- January 18, 2018

During that time, Gorka met with the Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó. A Hungarian online service called 444 speculated that it could have related to an incident that happened in 2009. After just eight months in the Trump administration, Gorka was sacked alongside Steve Bannon following a white supremacy march in Charlottesville, Va. (more...)
Yogi for 'modernising' madarsas Yogi for 'modernising' madarsas
- January 18, 2018

The government gives around Rs 4 to Rs 5 lakh to every aided madrasa. "We are not able to utilise energy of those who are misguided in "rashtra nirman" [nation building]", Adityanath was quoted as saying by PTI . "After Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi became a minister, implementation of minority welfare schemes have gathered steam", he stated. The Chief Minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Skill Development programme aims to take care of the minorities' development. (more...)
NY and Chicago are just a shuttle ride away NY and Chicago are just a shuttle ride away
- January 18, 2018

Low-priced airline Spirit Airlines will fly new nonstop service between Atlantic City International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport starting this spring. "That's why we're pleased to offer valuable time-saving opportunities with our Shuttle, including a convenient and consistent schedule and extended check-in times for you and your bag". (more...)
Commuters in US South cope with ice after deadly storm Commuters in US South cope with ice after deadly storm
- January 18, 2018

A major concern Wednesday is that the storm system is moving in during the morning commute hours across Southern cities, which could cause hard driving conditions, said CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri. The governors of Georgia, North Carolina and Louisiana declared states of emergency because of severe conditions that made roads treacherous. Governor Roy Cooper gave an update Wednesday afternoon on the winter storm that hammered North Carolina. (more...)
Raila: I Will Run Parallel Government from Exile Raila: I Will Run Parallel Government from Exile
- January 18, 2018

In December previous year, the Attorney General Githu Muigai warned the National Super Alliance (NASA) that swearing in of their leader Raila Odinga was tantamount to treason. He went on to add that governments have been formed and run from overseas an that Nasa might also follow the same path. "We can even be a government in exile, one that works from outside". (more...)
Trump says 'Democrats would like to see' a shutdown Trump says 'Democrats would like to see' a shutdown
- January 18, 2018

He made similar comments to reporters during a visit to the Pentagon a few hours later. Members of the military would technically still not get paid until Congress funds the government. "Could happen", Trump said, according to a press pool report. "Don't believe lies", he tweeted in September 2013, when a federal shutdown was looming. (more...)
Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Indian Kashmir Swedish skier killed in avalanche in Indian Kashmir
- January 18, 2018

A Swedish tourist, identified as Daniel was killed while another went missing after the avalanche struck near second phase of Gandola cable auto project on Affarwat peak. The authorities had issued an avalanche warning for seven districts of Kashmir till Thursday evening. At least 140 people, mostly soldiers, were killed when a single massive avalanche hit a Pakistani military camp in 2012 on the other side of the border. (more...)
More snow and ice on the way for Northern Ireland More snow and ice on the way for Northern Ireland
- January 18, 2018

A spokesman said: "Ice is expected to form on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths across parts of southeast Scotland and northeast England from late Thursday afternoon". Answering an urgent question on the incident at the Scottish Parliament, Transport Minister Humza Yousaf apologised to the drivers affected, saying that 15 gritters had attended but could not get the cars moving. (more...)
Trump speaks in Pennsylvania Trump speaks in Pennsylvania
- January 18, 2018

During his 15 years as a USA congressman, former Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Upper St. Clair) held strict socially conservative views , but supported enough liberal economic views that some considered him a moderate. The special election is the first congressional contest of 2018, and Trump won the district by almost 20 points in 2016. -This story has been corrected to show that Trump's event is inside the district where the special election will be held; an earlier version said it was not. (more...)
India announces $350 mn solar development fund India announces $350 mn solar development fund
- January 18, 2018

The cost of solar power has come down in recent years, majorly due to initiatives taken on an global level by governments and private organizations to promote research and development in this field. Siersdorfer said the region is expected to require a total of 483 gigawatts (GW) of power generation capacity by 2035, an addition of 277 GW from 2016, according to a new energy outlook report by Siemens. (more...)
Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports
- January 18, 2018

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was expected to be peppered with questions on the Trump campaign's links to Russian Federation in closed testimony to the House Intelligence Committee today. Steve Bannon , former executive chairman of Brietbart News and former White House Chief Strategist, was subpoenaed by Robert Mueller as a part of the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Russian Federation. (more...)
What's Next for Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) After Having More Shares Shorted?
- January 18, 2018

Equity Residential now has $23.13B valuation. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $66.43. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a "hold" rating and issued a $69.00 price objective on shares of Equity Residential in a research note on Monday, November 27th. (more...)
Attorney Generals Call For Marijuana Banking Attorney Generals Call For Marijuana Banking
- January 18, 2018

The Justice Department guidelines had discouraged federal marijuana prosecutions in the 29 states where it has been legalized for medical or recreational use . "The public deserves and demands better out of our government, that we have direction as to what's legal, what's not legal", Tracy said. "The days of safe harbor for multi-million dollar pot investments are over. (more...)
Winona Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Winona Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
- January 18, 2018

The President denies making the remarks. "It is the dream of a world where people are judged by who they are, not how they look or where they come from". And as the pols ripped Trump, they also urged people to mobilize on their anger - all the way to the voting booth. In 2007, President George W. Bush joined volunteers at a local high school who were sending postcards to victims of Hurricane Katrina. (more...)
Minneapolis a finalist for NCAA women's basketball Final Four Minneapolis a finalist for NCAA women's basketball Final Four
- January 18, 2018

Kansas City will host a women's basketball regional final in March. The cities will make presentations to the NCAA committee in September, and decisions on the hosts will be announced in October. San Antonio has hosted the Women's Final Four in 2002 and 2010. The Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs huddle up on the court after pregame introductions before facing the South Carolina Gamecocks in the NCAA Women's Final Four championship game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Sunday, April ... (more...)
Homicide suspect linked to 9 murders in 3 weeks Homicide suspect linked to 9 murders in 3 weeks
- January 18, 2018

But after he was arrested, police kept "digging", Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said, and discovered seven other fatal shootings in the area they say are connected to Cooksey. The motive is not clear. "Phoenix police officers arrested Cooksey and he's been in jail since, but our detectives didn't stop there". Cooksey was arrested that night and has been jailed since. (more...)
Withdrawal of Haj subsidy upsets the applecart in South Goa Withdrawal of Haj subsidy upsets the applecart in South Goa
- January 18, 2018

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) attacked the Centre for abruptly stopping the Haj subsidy , when the Supreme Court had ruled in 2012 that it should be phased out over a 10-year period, The Times of India reported. Leaders of opposition parties in Tamil Nadu condemned the Centre's move. "The efforts by the BJP to alter our nation's trajectory, away from its secular and unity in diversity ideals, are insidious", Stalin said, urging the Union government to revoke its decision ... (more...)

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