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Nasrallah denies United States drug trafficking accusations Nasrallah denies United States drug trafficking accusations
- January 20, 2018

Hamdan was wounded in a auto explosion in the southern Lebanon city of Sidon and was evacuated to the hospital. The American unit will comprise specialists on money laundering, drug trafficking , terrorism and organized crime, targeting Iran ally Hezbollah's sprawling network, whose reach extends across Africa and into Central and South America, the department said. (more...)
Storm Disrupts Flights, Kills 3 In The Netherlands Storm Disrupts Flights, Kills 3 In The Netherlands
- January 20, 2018

Dutch police said a 62-year-old man died after being hit in the face by a falling branch; another died in the eastern city of Enschede when a tree hit his auto. Therefore, NS and ProRail have made a decision to cancel all trains for now. Footage from the Netherlands shows toppled trees on the street and a woman pushing a baby stroller narrowly escaping danger. (more...)
Gov. Greitens' personal attorney claims he will Gov. Greitens' personal attorney claims he will "continue to serve as governor"
- January 20, 2018

News 4 has received a number of inquiries about the rumor from government staffers, lawmakers and people in the St. Louis community. The governor has denied allegations that he took a partially-nude photo of the woman and threatened to use it if she spoke about the affair. (more...)
Government Urges Warning for Jamaican Travel Government Urges Warning for Jamaican Travel
- January 20, 2018

British holiday makers have been advised to stay in their resorts and travel to and from the airport only with organised tour operators. Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness said in a statement that criminal activity in the area had grown to the point that it was endangering public safety, necessitating a state of public emergency. (more...)
Schuette To Investigate MSU's Handling Of Nassar Schuette To Investigate MSU's Handling Of Nassar
- January 20, 2018

Calls have been growing for MSU President Lou Anna Simon to resign over allegations that the school mishandled complaints about Nassar , who sexually assaulted young gymnasts. The 54-year-old Nassar faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home. "It will no longer serve as the USA Gymnastics national team training centre". (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire again, shells civilian areas; casualties feared Pakistan violates ceasefire again, shells civilian areas; casualties feared
- January 20, 2018

The firing and shelling spread to Kathua district in the afternoon, he said . Panic has gripped the residents of border villages along the global border in the three districts, news reports say. Heavy firing is underway here in RS Pura sector since 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of the sector said on Thursday. Pakistan's fresh provocation comes three days after Indian army in a tit-for-tat action killed seven Pakistan army soldiers including an officer in a sneak ... (more...)
Los Angeles police chief to retire in June Los Angeles police chief to retire in June
- January 20, 2018

At the time, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told the press, "We should be thinking green in everything we do", adding that the electric BMWs would "also save money and resources". It wasn't immediately clear who would follow in his footsteps and replace him. Beck was reappointed to his second five-year term in August 2014. Beck's retirement surprise came on the heels of a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court by Capt. (more...)
White House stands by Donald Trump's 'lies and deceit' comment on Pakistan White House stands by Donald Trump's 'lies and deceit' comment on Pakistan
- January 20, 2018

Returning from a U.N. Security Council visit to Afghanistan, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday stressed the Kabul government wants world powers to step up pressure on Pakistan. When asked if the White House stands by the comments the president made in the tweet, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded by saying "yes". (more...)
North Korea cancels South Korean visit by advance team featuring pop star North Korea cancels South Korean visit by advance team featuring pop star
- January 20, 2018

The North did not reveal the reason. Hyon's delegation was for the objective of inspecting facilities for the performance of the 140-member Samjiyon Orchestra, which the two Koreas have agreed will perform during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in both Seoul and Gangnueng. (more...)
Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.30
- January 20, 2018

About 331,294 shares traded or 16.86% up from the average. Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) has risen 15.57% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Natl Pension Serv owns 245 shares. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. (more...)
Ameriprise Financial Inc. Cuts Stake in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL)
- January 20, 2018

The company's stock had a trading volume of 982,932 shares. About 149,803 shares traded. It has underperformed by 18.23% the S&P500. ( HRL ) stake by 37.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The Maryland-based Profund Advsrs Limited Co has invested 0.02% in Minerals Technologies Inc. This is an increase from Hormel Foods's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. (more...)
'Fire and Fury' about Trump's White House sells big 2nd week 'Fire and Fury' about Trump's White House sells big 2nd week
- January 20, 2018

With this news, the public could only expect to see a television adaptation of No.1 selling book. Michael Wolff's " Fire and Fury " sold more than 190,000 hardcover copies last week, the book's first full week of publication, a company which tracks the retail market told The Associated Press on Wednesday. (more...)
Bar bribery scam: HC bans media debates, discussions Bar bribery scam: HC bans media debates, discussions
- January 20, 2018

The government pleader told the court that the contents published by certain media were not the same as that of the report. The details of the case submitted by the investigation team in a sealed cover at the court was leaked. The court was unhappy that a report submitted in a sealed cover to the court was leaked. While the former minister has contended that the further investigation by VACB after ruling out a probe twice earlier is unnecessary, the high court had asked the agency to ... (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte SLAMS VAR over Willian penalty claim incident Chelsea boss Antonio Conte SLAMS VAR over Willian penalty claim incident
- January 20, 2018

Chelsea finished extra time with nine men, in a game not short of controversy, but perhaps the most significant moment came when Timm Klose brought down Willian inside Norwich's penalty area. The use of VAR in England is now restricted to just Premier League clubs and history was made on Tuesday evening when for the first time, VAR was used to award a goal. (more...)
African firms turn Trump's vulgar comments into humorous tourism campaigns African firms turn Trump's vulgar comments into humorous tourism campaigns
- January 20, 2018

He also reminds listeners of an earlier gaffe when Trump met African leaders and referred to a country called "Nambia", which doesn't exist. The White House has not substantively disputed accounts of the episode, in which Trump is said to have used the term "shithole" to describe African countries of origin for potential immigrants to the U.S. (more...)
Minister For Loneliness Appointed In UK Minister For Loneliness Appointed In UK
- January 20, 2018

The appointment comes after the Jo Cox Commission, which published the study findings on loneliness in the country, gave the government recommendations on how to tackle the problem. "One of the very bad things about losing Jo is knowing how much difference she would have made in the world", her husband Brendan tweeted. "Many nations around the world now suggest we are facing a 'loneliness epidemic.' The challenge we face now is what can be done about it", said Julianne Holt-Lunstad, a ... (more...)
North Korea: Seeking better relations with the South? North Korea: Seeking better relations with the South?
- January 20, 2018

In December, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley went on FOX News and suggested that it would be imperative to monitor the daily actions of North Korea and if necessary withdraw U.S. The memo was from the North's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea's vice chairman. The likelihood of North Korea actually moving forward with a military strike while the games are taking place is pretty absurd. (more...)
4 policemen injured in grenade attack in Pulwama 4 policemen injured in grenade attack in Pulwama
- January 20, 2018

Ahead of Republic Day, militants upped the ante and lobbed a powerful grenade at the Tehsil Office in Pulwama , injuring eight cops - two of them seriously. A doctor at District Hospital Pulwama said, " We received eight persons with splinter injuries ". Following the blast, the area was cordoned off by the forces to nab the attackers, said the official. (more...)
Fight at Stratford High School leads to 2 arrests Fight at Stratford High School leads to 2 arrests
- January 20, 2018

Someone did allege that a knife was displayed, prompting the lockdown. Principal Jack Dellapiano says one of the students involved left the building. The principal says this comes just a day after a threat was posted on social media, telling students to not come to school. The lockdown was lifted after a little more than two hours. (more...)
Jeff Flake Never Challenge To President Trump in 2020 Jeff Flake Never Challenge To President Trump in 2020
- January 20, 2018

Flake and Dent are frequent critics of the president and his advisers, particularly former chief political strategist Stephen Bannon, who has promoted what Flake termed "ultranationalist, ethnonationalist, protectionist" politics in the GOP . (more...)
Colorado Springs police on scene of an active shooter situation Colorado Springs police on scene of an active shooter situation
- January 20, 2018

It also asks residents to contact 911 if they see anything suspicious. The police are looking for a Caucasian make in his 30s, about 6' tall, wearing a gray hoodie and light blue jeans. Police say a third man in the group left with them, and one of the people in the vehicle fired at least two shots while speeding away. No officers were injured, and it isn't clear if police returned fire. (more...)
Trump muddles GOP shutdown plan with confusing tweet about children's health insurance Trump muddles GOP shutdown plan with confusing tweet about children's health insurance
- January 20, 2018

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which has been without permanent funding since October, is at the center of a looming government shutdown in Washington, D.C. CHIP appears to have the support to pass easily if it were just a stand-alone bill, but so far, Republican leaders aren't proposing that. "I am a strong supporter of preserving the protections afforded by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and I encourage Congress to continue working to negotiate ... (more...)
The Breakdown in Trust That Could Shut Down the Government The Breakdown in Trust That Could Shut Down the Government
- January 20, 2018

Republicans say it will be Democrats because they withheld their votes. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said: "My Democratic colleagues' demands on illegal immigration, at the behest of their far-left base, have crowded out all other important business". (more...)
House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts
- January 20, 2018

Meanwhile, some Republican senators have said they already intend to vote against it because they believe the short-term funding will harm the military. The deadline to avert the first shutdown since 2013 is midnight Friday. In a morning tweet , Mr. Trump accused Democrats of holding up the measure over immigration. (more...)
Russians to get 'neutral' gray, red uniforms for Olympics Russians to get 'neutral' gray, red uniforms for Olympics
- January 20, 2018

Only Russian athletes with a clean history will be able to compete in PyeongChang, under the Olympic flag and as an "Olympic Athlete from Russia". With the exception of one athlete, Russian Federation was barred from track-and-field events and weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but it was allowed to field teams in other sports. (more...)
Head of hugely popular N. Korea girl band to visit S. Korea Head of hugely popular N. Korea girl band to visit S. Korea
- January 20, 2018

It was not immediately known whether the visit by the advance team was permanently canceled or postponed. Having recently declared itself a nuclear state in the face of intense economic sanctions and USA military pressure, North Korea said it succeeded only because its defense industry was self-built and armed with "an anti-imperialist class consciousness". (more...)
Winter Storm Watch Issued for 19 Minn. Counties, Twin Cities Included Winter Storm Watch Issued for 19 Minn. Counties, Twin Cities Included
- January 20, 2018

In Salt Lake County the National Weather Service says snow accumulations between 4-7 inches of snow are possible through Saturday , with mountainous areas receiving as many as 14 inches. WHERE.Portions of southeast Minnesota into north-central Wisconsin. The falling and blowing snow will reduce visibility to below a half mile at times, and open areas could experience near-blizzard conditions. (more...)
Union membership remained steady in 2017. The trend may not hold Union membership remained steady in 2017. The trend may not hold
- January 20, 2018

Iowa saw the biggest one-year loss in union membership, from 8.9 to 7 percent, while Minnesota and IL saw gains of 1 and 0.5 points respectively. "It's no surprise that they value unions - as the Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual report shows, union workers earn considerably more on average than their non-union peers", Saunders said. (more...)
USA lawmakers race to avoid government shutdown USA lawmakers race to avoid government shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Still, officials said the president has been working the phones trying to avert one. "Let's fund the government for a full month so we can actually get something done" and negotiate other issues including immigration, he said. They say last-minute negotiations were disrupted Thursday by an early morning tweet from President Trump that appeared to undermine the GOP strategy to include CHIP funding to attract Democratic votes. (more...)
President Trump addresses March for Life, pledges to fight 'permissive' abortion laws President Trump addresses March for Life, pledges to fight 'permissive' abortion laws
- January 20, 2018

It has to change". "Today, I am honored and proud to be the first president to stand with you at the White House to address the 45th March for Life ", President Trump said. "They don't give them the best options - abortion is not the best option", she said. Still, some pro-life Catholics were unhappy with Mr. Trump's video appearance at the March. (more...)

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