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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Entire Midlands Due to Ice on Roads Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Entire Midlands Due to Ice on Roads
- January 19, 2018

Total snow accumulations of up to one inch are predicted in some areas of central SC, with the greatest impacts north and west of Interstate 20. Accumulation could be between 1-2 inches on Monday. Forecasters said travel could be hard in north Georgia because of below-zero wind chills. The forecast is calling for 3 to 6 inches of snow through Tuesday night, enough to cover cold roads and make for slippery travel for the evening commute in some areas. (more...)
California siblings held captive planned escape for two years California siblings held captive planned escape for two years
- January 19, 2018

Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin on Thursday announced charges against two Perris parents accused of torturing at least 12 of their children for years and also released some of the disturbing alleged details associated with the case, including that the parents kept the children chained and padlocked to beds, didn't allow them to use the bathroom and fed them very little. (more...)
Trump says Democrats don't want to make a deal on DACA Trump says Democrats don't want to make a deal on DACA
- January 19, 2018

Efforts to extend the program are further complicated because it could make a funding bill to avert a government shutdown due Friday more hard. It included a path to citizenship for Dreamers, funds for enhanced border security - some of which could have been used for a wall - and changes to the program that distributes via lottery small numbers of visas to nations with low rates of immigration. (more...)
Axe-wielding teen storms school classroom with firebomb before brutal slashing attack Axe-wielding teen storms school classroom with firebomb before brutal slashing attack
- January 19, 2018

Seven people - a teacher and six students - were injured. "A criminal investigation has been launched against a school student on suspicion of committing a crime", a statement of the local investigative committee said Friday. The teen reportedly asked his friends to be his accomplices but they refused, a source close to the situation told Interfax . "It was a nightmare!" Authorities also were investigating whether school officials in Sosnovy Bor acted with negligence. (more...)
France and Britain reach bilateral border security deal France and Britain reach bilateral border security deal
- January 19, 2018

Mr Macron had previously suggested Brexit signalled the end of the security border in France and that it would be moved to Dover - but when questioned by a reporter during a press conference with Theresa May , he appeared to change his mind by stating that a "safe border" was needed. (more...)
Putin takes icy plunge into waters of Lake Seliger Putin takes icy plunge into waters of Lake Seliger
- January 19, 2018

In Orthodox tradition, water blessed by a priest during Epiphany week is considered holy and pure, and believers attribute healing powers to it. There are 59 places for bathing this year in Moscow and more than 2000 across the whole Russian Federation. (more...)
Drought-stricken Cape Town tightens water restrictions Drought-stricken Cape Town tightens water restrictions
- January 19, 2018

The South African city of Cape Town will slash residents' water allowance to 50 litres a day from next month amid fears that it could become the world's first major city to run out of water . Takes effect when dams reach 13.5% capacity; now at 28.1%. The ANC in the Western Cape on Thursday said it would request President Jacob Zuma to institute a Commission of Inquiry to establish whether the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town "deliberately ignored the warnings of the ... (more...)
Pope Francis apologises for clerical sexual abuse in Chile Pope Francis apologises for clerical sexual abuse in Chile
- January 19, 2018

The Argentine pontiff's visit to largely Roman Catholic Peru and Chile has also been about highlighting indigenous peoples' plight and restoring the Church's credibility after sex abuse allegations. In recent years dozens of churches have been among the targets. Investigators found pamphlets promoting the Mapuche cause at some of the churches. Police in riot gear dispersed some 200 demonstrators trying to make their way to a park where the pope said Mass for some 400,000 people after ... (more...)
White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability
- January 19, 2018

Trump previously denied using the word " s***hole ", but admitted his language was " tough " during the Friday meeting with lawmakers at the White House, where DACA was discussed. He's proud of one other thing about this news. Late Monday morning, about two hours after he arrived at his golf club in Florida, Mr Trump retweeted the White House post containing his address about Dr King. (more...)
CBI to probe custodial death, brother's stir to continue CBI to probe custodial death, brother's stir to continue
- January 19, 2018

Sreejith's protest had gathered momentum after it became a talking point in social media with politicians and film personalities coming forward to support him. In 2016, the Police Complaint Authority (PCA) in its investigation found the police officials guilty of thrashing and assaulting Sreejeev in custody. (more...)
Trump Africa and Haiti comments overshadows MLK Day Trump Africa and Haiti comments overshadows MLK Day
- January 19, 2018

Just over half of those polled last Thursday and Friday said they'd heard about the comment. Mainstream media outlets jumped on remarks Trump allegedly made about third-world countries in a closed-door meeting with six senators on January 11. (more...)
For immigration deal, Graham needs the Trump he plays golf with For immigration deal, Graham needs the Trump he plays golf with
- January 19, 2018

Already about 120 DACA recipients who failed to renew applications by October 5 deadline are losing deportation protections and work permits daily. This plan should sound familiar because Trump has also planned to destroy Obamacare and blame the Democrats, shut down the government and blame the Democrats, and he has also managed to blame the Democrats for his coordination with the Russian government during the 2016 election. (more...)
Gallup Poll: Global leaders rate United States leadership lower under Trump Gallup Poll: Global leaders rate United States leadership lower under Trump
- January 19, 2018

Both reveal sharp declines. According to recent polls , USA voter confidence in his temperament, leadership strength and ability to unite Americans have fallen, at times sharply, since a year ago. leadership. "From February through December, Trump's approval rating fell more with middle-aged blue-collar white women than any other group", he added . (more...)
NPA to serve McKinsey with court order on Wednesday NPA to serve McKinsey with court order on Wednesday
- January 19, 2018

The complaints were submitted to South African police in November and December previous year and the matter is ongoing, the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) said in emailed response to questions. In wake of the reports, the Democratic Alliance has appealed to ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to issue an alert to South African borders and airports to stop members of the Gupta family from possibly attempting to flee the country, ahead of the reported "imminent arrests". (more...)
Pope Francis conducts unexpected wedding ceremony on airplane over Chile Pope Francis conducts unexpected wedding ceremony on airplane over Chile
- January 19, 2018

After the Pope , the couple and their witness signed the document, Francis handed the bride a white rosary and the groom a black one. Chile has not experienced the kind of anti-immigrant backlash seen in the USA and Europe, but the incoming conservative government of President Sebastian Pinera has promised to crack down. (more...)
Over 200000 have signed petition against regulation of cryptocurrencies in South Korea Over 200000 have signed petition against regulation of cryptocurrencies in South Korea
- January 19, 2018

At one point, its value dropped by nearly $2,000 in a single hour. Both announcements, which came amid ongoing attempts by the United States and Germany to clamp down on money laundering and related crimes, exacerbated volatility in the cryptocurrency markets, sending bitcoin prices tumbling, Reuters reported . (more...)
Koreas set to hold talks on NK's participation in Olympics Koreas set to hold talks on NK's participation in Olympics
- January 19, 2018

North Korea agreed last week to send a delegation to the Olympics. His comments came as the two Koreas were holding talks on North Korean participation in the Winter Games in South Korea next month. But the White House has yet to impose sanctions where they would be most effective - on its top two trading partners, China and Russian Federation, he added. (more...)
Man dies after crash on Rt. 15
- January 19, 2018

The area has been reopened according to Illinois State Police. According to ISP, McKinley was westbound on IL 15 and Barfield was eastbound, both near the intersection with Liberty Church Road. McKinley was ejected and pronounced dead on scene. Barfield Jr., 40, of Nashville, was flown from the scene of the crash to a regional hospital with life-threatening injuries. (more...)
Lake Calhoun to be renamed Bde Maka Ska Lake Calhoun to be renamed Bde Maka Ska
- January 19, 2018

While he died in 1850, his views on slavery and states' rights remained influential when Southern states seceded in 1860-61, leading to the Civil War. A statement from Hennepin County, however, said the county board complied with its statutory obligations and consulted with the DNR about the process. (more...)
Amazon thinking of opening new headquarters in Pennsyvlania Amazon thinking of opening new headquarters in Pennsyvlania
- January 19, 2018

It's worth noting that the only non-U.S. city finalist is Toronto, a city that reportedly isn't offering outrageous subsidies to seduce Amazon . Amazon says it plans to announce its pick for the site of HQ2 later this year. Amazon would "have more influence, and one of the things Amazon likes is to be the big fish", Florida said . Amazon projected that the victor of the HQ2 sweepstakes would see an influx of around 50,000 jobs, comparable to its Seattle campus. (more...)
Helix Energy Solutions Gr (NYSE:HLX) Loses Neutral Rating
- January 19, 2018

Wedbush maintained AxoGen, Inc. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 30 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Monday, May 23 by Imperial Capital. Commerce Natl Bank holds 0% in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE). Barclays Public Ltd owns 0% invested in Identiv, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) or 4,294 shares. (more...)
Amazon releases list of metro areas it's considering for second headquarters
- January 19, 2018

Amazon has narrowed its list of cities for a second headquarters to 20, including New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Austin, Atlanta and Miami. In the South, Miami and Atlanta are being considered. Many cities drew up elaborate presentations that included rich financial incentives. More than 15 states and cities, including Chicago, turned down requests from The Associated Press to detail the promises they've made. (more...)
Flake Calls for DACA Vote Flake Calls for DACA Vote
- January 19, 2018

The USCIS will accept renewal requests from those individuals who previously received DACA status, but it expired on or after September 5, 2016. The possibility of reaching a bipartisan agreement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA) program is practically over, and it might lead to its shutdown. (more...)
North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic' North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'
- January 19, 2018

Daily NK , a Seoul-based operation staffed by North Korean defector journalists, reported that the government began recruiting potential cheer squad members for tryouts in 2017. The president's comments came amid signs of increased cooperation between North and South Korea , which is hosting the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang starting February 9. (more...)
US Government Set To Run Out Of Money At Midnight Friday US Government Set To Run Out Of Money At Midnight Friday
- January 19, 2018

Here's the reality: If you don't give House Speaker Paul Ryan , a Wisconsin Republican , this short-term spending bill, he's going to have to negotiate with Democrats (or the Senate has to go first on this, which creates a whole new set of messes). (more...)
Paul Ryan says Trump supports stopgap funding bill Paul Ryan says Trump supports stopgap funding bill
- January 19, 2018

Ryan acknowledged his leadership team is still rounding up the votes but said , "I feel we're making real good progress". "So there's very, very strong support not to go along with their deal". The talks were on legislation aimed at shielding the hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Unless they come up with something else. (more...)
Do more: U.S. reiterates demand for action against Hafiz Saeed Do more: U.S. reiterates demand for action against Hafiz Saeed
- January 19, 2018

To a query about Hafiz Saeed, the spokesperson said, "We regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organization". While talking to reporters at her daily news conference yesterday, Nauert emphasised that USA regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organisation. (more...)
Netshoes (Cayman Limited) Analysts See $-0.23 EPS
- January 19, 2018

The stock increased 0.91% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $92.02. About 144,869 shares traded. (NYSE:SC) gained 1.29% with the closing price of $18.79. (NYSE:SC) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, January 12 by JP Morgan. (NYSE:SC) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, January 8 by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Janney Capital given on Thursday, April 21. (more...)
Scientists finally discover what killed the Aztecs ... probably Scientists finally discover what killed the Aztecs ... probably
- January 19, 2018

Its cause, however, has been in question for almost 500 years. DNA found in teeth has led scientists to pinpoint what probably wiped out a large portion of the Aztec population. Five centuries later, and scientists now think they know which disgusting disease was responsible: salmonella . The team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Harvard University, and the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History say they found traces of ... (more...)
I want immigrants to come from everywhere: Donald Trump I want immigrants to come from everywhere: Donald Trump
- January 19, 2018

The sudden chill is likely the fallout of last week's Oval Office meeting where Graham challenged Trump for allegedly disparaging immigrants from " shithole countries " and Trump rejected Graham's delicately-negotiated immigration proposal. (more...)

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