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UTSA reportedly set to hire ex-Michigan OC Al Borges UTSA reportedly set to hire ex-Michigan OC Al Borges
- January 20, 2018

Borges, 62, joins the Roadrunners from Auburn, where he served as an offensive analyst during the 2017 season. Borges' 36-year career includes stints as offensive coordinator at MI (2011-13), Auburn (2004-07), UCLA (1996-2000), OR (1995) and Boise State (1993-94). (more...)
Aid group accuses Border Patrol of breaking policy and endangering lives Aid group accuses Border Patrol of breaking policy and endangering lives
- January 20, 2018

They captured trail camera video that appears to show agents slashing water jugs and removing other aid previous year. "Through statistical analysis, video evidence, and personal experience, our team has uncovered a disturbing reality". "We are also a humanitarian agency", Sullivan said. The "destruction of and interference with aid is not the deviant behavior of a few rogue border patrol agents, it is a systemic feature of enforcement practices in the borderlands", the report says. (more...)
Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms
- January 20, 2018

On the edge of a government shutdown , a divided House voted late Thursday to keep the USA government open past a Friday deadline - setting up an eleventh-hour standoff in the Senate, where Democrats have vowed to kill the measure. The spending bill is the fourth stop-gap funding measure Republicans have passed since the fiscal year began in September, essentially freezing government funding at last year's levels. (more...)
Democrats Could Force Shutdown Because 'They Want Illegal Immigration' Democrats Could Force Shutdown Because 'They Want Illegal Immigration'
- January 20, 2018

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah offered an upbeat prediction earlier Thursday that the government would remain open, despite growing signs on Capitol Hill that GOP leaders did not have the votes for a short-term spending bill . (more...)
Ripple Rises Once More and Bitcoin Recovers From its Most Recent Fall Ripple Rises Once More and Bitcoin Recovers From its Most Recent Fall
- January 20, 2018

Last month, the South Korea's justice minister announced that the country was planning to ban virtual currency trading, but other agencies said nothing has been finalized. The new plan follows China's crackdown on cryptocurrency trading a year ago, which saw Beijing shut down bitcoin exchanges and ban all initial coin offerings. (more...)
Blazing Stock Climbs To New Heights: Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP)
- January 20, 2018

The stock increased 0.03% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $97.32. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.66, for a total transaction of $165,079.66. The stock of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 23 by H.C. Wainwright. The stock has "Outperform" rating by William Blair on Wednesday, June 1. (more...)
What will Republicans say to justify condoning Trump's racist remarks? What will Republicans say to justify condoning Trump's racist remarks?
- January 20, 2018

So House Republicans are bashing House Democrats for voting against the CHIP extension. House lawmakers had been planning to hit the exits Friday morning and to be off all next week, after having passed their version of a bill to keep the government open through mid-February. (more...)
Australian Open: Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber open campaign with victories Australian Open: Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber open campaign with victories
- January 20, 2018

Former world number one Angelique Kerber celebrated her 30th birthday on Thursday with an emphatic 6-4 6-1 win over Donna Vekic at the Australian Open to set up an intriguing third round clash of former champions with Maria Sharapova . "To be that far already, it's more than what we could have expected". No. 20 Barbora Strycova's 6-1, 7-5 win over wild-card entry Kristie Ahn and Aliaksandra Sasnovich beat Christina McHale 6-3, 6-2 to make it 2 for 13 for the US women so far. (more...)
President Trump discusses tax plan in Pittsburgh
- January 20, 2018

Murphy, who was first elected to the House in 2002, ran unopposed. Saccone is running for the seat that opened up when the incumbent, GOP Rep. Tim Murphy , resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair. If Democrats can win in this district, they think they can win nearly anywhere - and the building 2018 wave might be big enough to help them win the more rural areas they need for House control and defend tough populist states like nearby West Virginia as well as in and Missouri. (more...)
US government faces shutdown US government faces shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Democrats have also demanded increased funding for natural disaster recovery. "The Appropriations Committee has done its job developing a responsible spending agreement - it's time for Republican leadership to bring a balanced and bipartisan bill to the floor without politicizing it". (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder at Cleveland Cavaliers — Saturday Afternoon NBA Oklahoma City Thunder at Cleveland Cavaliers — Saturday Afternoon NBA
- January 20, 2018

Lue was coy Friday when asked about matchups for the game, though he did say that LeBron James would not start out guarding Anthony - a close friend to both James and Wade who like George is in his first season with the Thunder . "We can't play around with the game and we did that in the third quarter". James needs just 25 points to become the seventh player in league history with 30,000 points. (more...)
Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches
- January 20, 2018

Since then, Senate Democrats (and even some Republicans) have refused to vote for a government budget without some sort of deal for DACA participants. The stalemate over a long-term bill has mostly centered on two issues: trying to reach agreement on spending levels and legal protections for immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children. (more...)
Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections
- January 20, 2018

All of those users either followed an account, liked or retweeted content associated with the Internet Research Agency (IRA) - an organization associated with Russian propaganda efforts. Twitter says it's improving its automated detection methods to weed out suspicious accounts, as well as beefing up its security measures to prevent third-party applications from controlling large numbers of bots. (more...)
Antiabortion activists rally in annual Antiabortion activists rally in annual "March for Life" in Washington
- January 20, 2018

Many would agree that it's not only a piece of pro-life legislation, but one that is rooted in common sense. Forty percent believe abortion should be illegal in all or most cases, per Pew , and that number has also remained steady since at least the 90s. (more...)
Trump administration appeals ruling on younger immigrants Trump administration appeals ruling on younger immigrants
- January 20, 2018

The rare move puts the justices on the spot, at a time when the fate of Dreamers is being heatedly debated in the Capitol, just across the street from the Supreme Court . The decision to shut down the program was simply done as a part of federal immigration officials' discretion about how to enforce the laws requiring deportation of immigrants who entered the USA illegally, the appeal contended. (more...)
Hamas Executes Alleged Collaborator with Israel Hamas Executes Alleged Collaborator with Israel
- January 20, 2018

There was no immediate statement from Hamas, an Islamic militant group. Channel 2 said the army is continuing its operations in Jenin in search of other members of the cell and their weapons, explaining that the cell includes 3 to 5 members. (more...)
Kentucky Man Charged With Assaulting Sen. Rand Paul: US Attorney Kentucky Man Charged With Assaulting Sen. Rand Paul: US Attorney
- January 20, 2018

Boucher admitted the assault but denied it was politically motivated, the release states. Instead, the incident stemmed from a dispute over gardening. 9, 2017, at the Warren County Justice Center in Bowling Green, Ky. "The unfortunate occurrence of November 3rd has absolutely nothing to do with either's politics or political agendas", Baker told WKU Public Radio . (more...)
Analyst Research and Ratings: Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI), CVR Refining, LP (CVRR)
- January 20, 2018

Alamos Gold Inc has a 12 month low of $5.84 and a 12 month high of $9.00. Alamos Gold had a net margin of 22.36% and a return on equity of 5.68%. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 31 with "Hold". As per Tuesday, March 29, the company rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital. (more...)
Minister Adebayo Shittu accuses Governor Ajimobi of nepotism, dividing APC in Oyo Minister Adebayo Shittu accuses Governor Ajimobi of nepotism, dividing APC in Oyo
- January 20, 2018

In a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, Shittu said Ajimobi who was expected to provide sound moral and exemplary leadership to the citizens of Oyo state has become a symbol of hatred, division and nepotism. " All powers, be it legislative or judicial, must be traced to the validity of the constitution". "In doing this, I don't have anything personal against Governor Ajimobi, but to stress the importance of him not destroying the very platform that made him governor". (more...)
'Dreamers are the ultimate political pawn,' says Republican Cuban-exile Carlos Gutierrez 'Dreamers are the ultimate political pawn,' says Republican Cuban-exile Carlos Gutierrez
- January 20, 2018

They don't want security at the border, there are people pouring in. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., who faces a competitive re-election this fall in a district that is heavily Latino, said he won't vote to extend government spending authority if there isn't an indication that an immigration deal is near. (more...)
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) - Technical Secrets
- January 20, 2018

Marsh & McLennan Companies's payout ratio is 41.10%. Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies ( NYSE MMC ) traded up $0.03 during trading on Friday, reaching $81.56. As per Friday, November 4, the company rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets. They set a "neutral" rating and a $88.00 target price for the company. (more...)
Donald Trump ASKED for mental health check amid fears over 'erratic behaviour' Donald Trump ASKED for mental health check amid fears over 'erratic behaviour'
- January 20, 2018

Bush. Jackson, who speaks with Trump a few times a day and travels with him, said he did not think the president needed cognitive testing based on medical guidelines - but added the 30-question Montreal Cognitive Assessment at Trump's request. (more...)
3 dead in Western Ky. tugboat explosion 3 dead in Western Ky. tugboat explosion
- January 20, 2018

Autopsies are scheduled for each of them in Louisville on Saturday morning. They include 21-year-old Javier Fuenes, taken to Marshall County Hospital for treatment of minor injuries; 23-year-old Wilson Madrid, taken to Marshall County Hospital for treatment of minor injuries; James Lang, taken to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of serious injuries; Tyler Wedington, taken to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of serious injuries; Billy Counts, flown to Vanderbilt for treatment of serious injuries; ... (more...)
Livingston guilty, Miller not guilty in gas plant coverup Livingston guilty, Miller not guilty in gas plant coverup
- January 20, 2018

The Crown contended the accused had illegally erased emails from government computers to hide what had been said and done by the Liberal government ministers and staff on the eve of the 2010 general election. Faist confirmed in the trial that he used the password to wipe off around 20 hard drives of data and information and was paid a $10,000 worth of amount by the Liberal Caucus. (more...)
Over to Senate as House passes stopgap measure Over to Senate as House passes stopgap measure
- January 20, 2018

It also isn't helping an already-stressed Senate reach an agreement to prevent that government shutdown he's trying to utilize. That's according to a person familiar with Trump's outreach who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private conversation. (more...)
Rohingya Refugees Demand Safeguards to Return to Myanmar Rohingya Refugees Demand Safeguards to Return to Myanmar
- January 20, 2018

One boat crossed the Naf river carrying 53 people early Wednesday, and another boat arrived from the Bay of Bengal with 60 people Thursday morning, according to a Bangladeshi intelligence official in Dhaka, and aid officials at the sprawling Rohingya camp in Kutupalong, near Cox's Bazar. (more...)
German Daesh Rapper Reportedly Killed in Airstrike in Syria German Daesh Rapper Reportedly Killed in Airstrike in Syria
- January 20, 2018

US officials have not yet been able to confirm Cuspert's death but said neither the USA nor the global anti-IS coalition had conducted any airstrikes in the area. In a unusual twist to his story, an Federal Bureau of Investigation translator reportedly assigned to monitor Cuspert had secretly traveled through Turkey to Syria in the summer of 2014 to meet and briefly marry the Ghanaian-German. (more...)
Syrians killed in storm on smuggling route to Lebanon
- January 20, 2018

The Army issued a statement Friday saying that a military unit retrieved the bodies of nine refugees and saved six but one later died in hospital. Two others were arrested due to their involvement in smuggling, said the military statement. (more...)
Cwm LLC Has $1.78 Million Holdings in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT)
- January 20, 2018

About 273,634 shares traded. The stock of Fleetcor Tech Incorporated (NYSE: FLT ) registered a decrease of 6.39% in short interest. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500. Commonwealth Comml Bank Of owns 138 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited invested in 97 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Timessquare Mgmt Ltd Liability Com holds 733,640 shares. (more...)
Trump To Delay Mar-A-Lago Trip Until Government Funding Bill Passes Trump To Delay Mar-A-Lago Trip Until Government Funding Bill Passes
- January 20, 2018

President Donald Trump will not make a planned trip to Mar-a-Lago today because of a looming federal government shutdown , a White House official told The Palm Beach Post on Friday morning . 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. (more...)

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