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West Somerset one of the worst places for finding an ATM West Somerset one of the worst places for finding an ATM
- January 19, 2018

Consumer group Which? said at least 200 isolated areas already suffering from a lack of cash machines will be hit hard if more are shut down. Another 116 districts have just one machine - and in 37 of these, the provider charges a fee. The former is England's fourth most deprived local authority and the latter is the country's most deprived area. In response, a spokesman for Link told The Sun Online that the proposed cut to the fees will be introduced over four years and it would stop the ... (more...)
MULVANEY: Obama Admin Intentionally Made 2013 Shutdown Worse MULVANEY: Obama Admin Intentionally Made 2013 Shutdown Worse
- January 19, 2018

Trump says on Twitter Friday: "Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night in the House of Representatives". If Congress does not pass a funding bill by midnight, the federal government will enter a partial shutdown . In the breifing, both Mulvaney and Short tried to preemptively put the blame for a possible shutdown on Democrats. The measure would be the fourth stopgap spending bill since the current budget year started in October. (more...)
Close to the Brink on a Government Shutdown Close to the Brink on a Government Shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Not wanting to risk bipartisanship in a fraught situation like the present, Ryan crafted a short-term stopgap spending bill created to pass with only Republican votes in the House, because (a) it did not include any DACA deal, which was very hard to design in any event, and (b) it had some sweeteners for conservatives, including delays in two Obamacare taxes. (more...)
Omarosa May Have Secretly Taped Conversations Inside The White House Omarosa May Have Secretly Taped Conversations Inside The White House
- January 19, 2018

An unnamed source told the paper believes that Omarosa might have compiled files on other staffers. Former Trump staffer Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Onee Manigault NewmanPence's chief lawyer, domestic policy director leaving White House: report Kelly: Trump doesn't ask "how other presidents did this" White House overhauls staff ahead of midterm year MORE might have secretly recorded private conversations in the White House as she feared special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan ... (more...)
PM Modi hails women contingent of INS Tarini PM Modi hails women contingent of INS Tarini
- January 19, 2018

And now the six-member crew of the tiny sailboat Indian Naval Sailing Vessel ( INSV) Tarini has successfully crossed the notoriously rough Drake Passage, as they rounded Cape Horn off the Southern tip of South America, sometimes called the Mount Everest of sailing. (more...)
Trump's Mistake on DACA Trump's Mistake on DACA
- January 19, 2018

During last week's televised bipartisan meeting on immigration , President Trump announced his support for a permanent solution on DACA and said to the group "I'm not saying I want this or I want that". As the most visible members of the undocumented community, Dreamer activists have argued for years that their protections shouldn't come at the expense of others. (more...)
Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline
- January 19, 2018

Democrats are already seizing on the optics, accusing the president of abdicating his responsibilities as Congress scrambles to meet a midnight deadline to pass a stopgap funding measure. "I am a nay vote tonight". But Republican leaders did not immediately embrace the idea, and it was unclear how it would work for the House, which is scheduled to be out of session next week. (more...)
Chinese cargo ships aided North Korea in violating United Nations sanctions Chinese cargo ships aided North Korea in violating United Nations sanctions
- January 19, 2018

The Chinese government has denied any knowledge about an alleged transport of North Korean coal by Chinese ships to help the regime sidestep United Nations sanctions. Officials believe the ships flew under the radar by turning off their tracking systems when entering North Korean waters, and re-activating them when approaching ports in Vietnam and Russian Federation. (more...)
USA government to shield health workers under 'religious freedom' USA government to shield health workers under 'religious freedom'
- January 19, 2018

Politico reported on Wednesday that the protections would extend to care for transgender patients seeking to transition. And what it will do is essentially allow health care workers to refuse to participate in procedures, to perhaps not treat people who are transgender if they think that goes against their moral or religious rights or participate in abortions that are needed and allow them to refuse based on their conscience. (more...)
China asks India not to comment on its construction activities in Doklam China asks India not to comment on its construction activities in Doklam
- January 19, 2018

In New Delhi , the Ministry of External Affairs yesterday said the face-off situation that had arisen in the Dokalam region past year was "resolved following diplomatic discussions between India and China, based on which both sides arrived at an understanding for the disengagement of their border personnel at the face-off site". (more...)
North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics
- January 19, 2018

On Saturday, the International Olympic Committee will host a meeting in Lausanne to finesse the details of a peace-making breakthrough following months of rising tensions fueled by North Korea's missile-testing program. Many critics are skeptical of Kim's abrupt overture, believing he may be trying to use the Olympics to weaken US -led global pressure and sanctions toughened after North Korea's sixth and biggest nuclear test and a series of missile launches past year. (more...)
Chandrababu Naidu launches 1st drone by Andhra Pradesh innovation society Chandrababu Naidu launches 1st drone by Andhra Pradesh innovation society
- January 19, 2018

Naidu reminded that Andhra Pradesh had to suffer heavily due to unscientific bifurcation by the then UPA government and therefore, it ended up being the poor among all the southern states. "With an average per capita income higher than the national average, special status demand is.well, you should think about it", he also said. He said he is seeking the Centre's handholding till a level-playing field was established. (more...)
Pradeep Can't Drive Vehicle For 3 Years!
- January 19, 2018

He might challenge it in a higher court, sources close to him said. The court also imposed Rs 2,100 fine on the anchor, who was caught driving under influence of alcohol during the New Year. The breath analyzer resulted in 178 points which are nearly five times the normal level. Initially, he was in denial but he later appeared counselling session conducted by Hyderabad Traffic police and agreed he did a big mistake. (more...)
Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding' Mattis: US military advantage over China and Russian Federation 'eroding'
- January 19, 2018

The U.S. military's advantage over Russian Federation and China is "eroding", according to an unclassified summary of the Pentagon's new National Defense Strategy unveiled Friday by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Washington. "If you challenge us, it will be your longest and worst day", he said. Mattis said that US defense strategy will also be shaped around halting rogue regimes such as Iran and North Korea. (more...)
Soldier lightly injured in attempted car-ramming in Jordan Valley
- January 19, 2018

The driver was arrested by other soldiers at the site, and is being questioned. The incident happened near the Qasr el Yahud baptism site on the Jordan River after the driver was denied entry to the site. The IDF Spokesperson's Unit issued a statement Friday saying, "An attempted terrorist ramming attack occurred a short while ago near the baptism site in Qasr Al-Yahud in the Jordan Valley ". (more...)
Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP) Lowered to "Market Perform" at BMO Capital Markets
- January 19, 2018

The stock increased 0.75% or $1.1 during the last trading session, reaching $146.86. About 637,036 shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP ) Lowered to "Market Perform" at BMO Capital Markets" was originally posted by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. (more...)
Jayamol collapses in court, says she single-handedly killed her son Jayamol collapses in court, says she single-handedly killed her son
- January 19, 2018

When the magistrate asked her the reason for this, she said the police had assaulted her but added that she doesn't have any complaints regarding it. The body was found around 200m away from the teenager's house. The court witnessed dramatic scenes where a large number of people had gathered as she fainted. "But we have booked the woman for murder charges and produced her in a court which remanded her in police custody for a couple of days for further interrogation". (more...)
Kerala: Kannur man who joined Islamic State killed in Syria, police confirms Kerala: Kannur man who joined Islamic State killed in Syria, police confirms
- January 19, 2018

A senior police official said family members received the news of Abdul Manaf's death on January 17 through Telegram messenger app. There have been reports of almost 15 persons from Kannur district who have joined the terrorist outfit over a period of time. (more...)
RSS youth hacked to death; hartal in Kannur tomorrow RSS youth hacked to death; hartal in Kannur tomorrow
- January 19, 2018

According to police, Syam Prasad was riding a bike when three masked assailants attacked him on the road near the Kommeri Goat Farm. Wounded Syam Prasad fled the spot to escape the assailants and tried seeking shelter in a house nearby. Though he was rushed to a hospital in Thalassery, he succumbed to injuries on the way. Meanwhile, Police have began the investigation. Top district police sources say, "We are probing this as a case of suspected political violence". (more...)
Russian Federation will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov Russian Federation will not join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov
- January 19, 2018

More than 120 nations adopted the worldwide treaty last July. The United States, France and Britain in July said in a statement the ban treaty risked "undermining the existing worldwide security architecture which contributes to the maintenance of global peace and security". (more...)
CNN's Sanjay Gupta Diagnoses Donald Trump With Heart Disease CNN's Sanjay Gupta Diagnoses Donald Trump With Heart Disease
- January 19, 2018

When asked about Trump's slurred speech, Dr. Jackson said that him and his ENT consultants "checked everything out" and that they even did an ultrasound. Next, the exam looks at a person's ability to pay attention. He tweeted: "Now his doctor says he's 75 inches". "They all say he is like a child". (more...)
Alabama finds new offensive coordinator in Mike Locksley Alabama finds new offensive coordinator in Mike Locksley
- January 19, 2018

What's seemed the most likely scenario for the past week came to fruition Friday morning when Alabama found its offensive coordinator Mike Locksley . Locksley has a good reputation as a recruiter he knows UA's personnel well. Locksley has been an offensive coordinator at IL and Maryland sandwiched around being head coach at New Mexico from 2009-11. (more...)
Oxford student Oliver Mears rape case dropped by CPS Oxford student Oliver Mears rape case dropped by CPS
- January 19, 2018

The Crown Prosecution Service said it chose to offer no evidence against Mr Mears after reviewing evidence handed to them by Surrey Police, some of which was only received last week. Cases like this aren't straightforward, but why did it take two years for charges to be brought and a further seven months for evidence to emerge that killed off an already finely-balanced prosecution? A spokesperson admitted there were flaws in the initial investigation, during which the complainant's digital ... (more...)
Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees
- January 19, 2018

In Germany, a 59-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Emmerich near the Dutch border, a spokesman for the town said. A cyclist in the Netherlands had a pretty tricky ride on Thursday as he struggled to keep moving while battling into a brutal headwind as Storm Friederike battered northern Europe . (more...)
Special counsel subpoenas former Trump aide Bannon: NYTimes Special counsel subpoenas former Trump aide Bannon: NYTimes
- January 19, 2018

They included scathing remarks about Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, for meeting during the campaign with a Russian lawyer who was said to have damaging information on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Mueller's subpoena, which was issued last week, could be a pressure tactic to induce Bannon to cooperate fully with his investigation, the Times reported. (more...)
Jeff Flake: Donald Trump Is Joseph Stalin Jeff Flake: Donald Trump Is Joseph Stalin
- January 19, 2018

Critics have seen the "awards" as another attempt by Mr Trump to undermine the free press and shout down broadcasters and newspapers who have broken revelations about him. "That also affects some senators, it affects a lot of academics, and Trump just seems to have this effect on people", Gingrich said. It's also fair to observe that the US has safeguards against actual tyranny that outstrip those of the countries where referring to " fake news media " may be quickly followed up by ... (more...)
Comey to Teach College Course on Ethical Leadership Comey to Teach College Course on Ethical Leadership
- January 19, 2018

School officials said he will teach ethical leadership during the fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 semesters with Drew Stelljes, an executive assistant professor of education and assistant vice president for student leadership at William & Mary. (more...)
GOP congressional leaders plan votes on short-term funding
- January 19, 2018

If lawmakers don't extend funding by Friday night, the government will shut down early Saturday. If the Senate approves, it would be the fourth 30-day continuing resolution passed in the last several months. When presented with the bipartisan DACA deal he'd asked for, Trump rejected it - and complained about people from "shithole" countries. But the bill's prospects in the Senate remain gloomy. (more...)
Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) Holdings Reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co
- January 19, 2018

Park West Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Scientific Games Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.90 billion market cap company. (NYSE:EVR). Great Lakes Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 35,505 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc has 39,312 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:EVR) for 5,517 shares. (more...)
Fashion for Men: Thigh-High Ugg Boots Now Available Fashion for Men: Thigh-High Ugg Boots Now Available
- January 19, 2018

The boots will reportedly retail for up anywhere from $270 to $1,380 and will be available in fall 2018. At Y/Project's Wednesday show at Paris Men's Fashion Week, the label rolled out a collaborative collection with Ugg featuring a slouchy, over-the-knee version of the brand's infamous shearling lined boot. (more...)

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