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Worldwide Approval of US Leadership Drops Significantly, but Israeli Approval Rises Worldwide Approval of US Leadership Drops Significantly, but Israeli Approval Rises
- January 20, 2018

For the time being, however, voters are skeptical of the president, according to the NBC/WSJ poll . In Canada, 20 per cent of respondents said they approved of the job performance of USA leadership; 76 per cent said they disapproved. The biggest regional drop came in the Americas, where the image of USA leadership sank from a 49 percent approval rate in 2016 to 24 percent a year ago. (more...)
Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise
- January 20, 2018

Trump, 71, is 6-foot-3 and weighs 239 pounds, which is considered overweight by the medical community and just short of obese, Jackson said. Questions have been raised about Trump's mental health for a while but got fresh impetus from a recently released tell-all book about his White House tenure that drew a picture of him repeating himself and unable to grasp issues. (more...)
Charges: St. Kate's campus fires set in protest of USA military Charges: St. Kate's campus fires set in protest of USA military
- January 20, 2018

She told police she started the fires because "she's been reading about the US military destroying schools in Iraq or Afghanistan and she felt that she should do exactly the same thing", according to the charges. She said that her fire-starting was not as successful as she had wanted. Another fire was located in a women's bathroom at Butler Hall. It said the letter scared the roommates, who turned the letter over to campus security. (more...)
Holly Hamilton was stabbed to death, police say; ex-boyfriend charged Holly Hamilton was stabbed to death, police say; ex-boyfriend charged
- January 20, 2018

Officers said she was last seen wearing a black parka style jacket with brown fur on the hood, blue jeans, a white three-quarter sleeve t-shirt with black writing on the front and black boots. Dumphrey, left, and Holly Hamilton had a daughter together. During a news conference, homicide investigator Sgt. Dave Oleniuk said Dumpfrey was arrested at a downtown Hamilton courthouse yesterday when he showed up for an unrelated matter. (more...)
Two Wildfires Burning in Royal National Park South of Sydney Two Wildfires Burning in Royal National Park South of Sydney
- January 20, 2018

A number of bushfires sparked across the state of New South Wales on Saturday, with temperatures rising above 39C in certain areas. The bushfire is burning south of Bundeena in the park with the NSW Rural Fire Service warning the blaze is at an emergency level. (more...)
Andy Carroll: West Ham striker facing a month out injured Andy Carroll: West Ham striker facing a month out injured
- January 20, 2018

Dzeko ripped Chelsea apart with an emphatic double in the Champions League earlier this season in a thrilling 3-3 draw. Chelsea's reported interest in acquiring Andy Carroll (!) from West Ham , and in a permanent transfer, even (!) after their refusal to let him go on loan, remains one of the more baffling stories in the rumour mill. (more...)
Trump cancels Mar-a-Lago trip as government shutdown deadline approaches
- January 20, 2018

Of the 130 agencies that submit contingency plans to OMB, 66 haven't been updated since 2015. He added, alluding to the coming elections, "we need more Republican victories in 2018!" The Office of Management and Budget is responsible for coordinating and enforcing a shutdown, which will send all non-essential federal workers home unless they're funded outside the annual appropriations process. (more...)
Suspicious object found outside Gaya's temple amid Dalai Lama's visit Suspicious object found outside Gaya's temple amid Dalai Lama's visit
- January 20, 2018

The National Investigation Agency said a team, along with bomb experts, began an investigation at the Bodh Gaya temple on Saturday, ANI reported. Dalai Lama arrived in Bodh Gaya on January 1 for a month's stay. A host of VIPs, including Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Hollywood actor Richard Gere have visited Bodh Gaya recently to receive blessings from the Buddhist monk. (more...)
Leander Paes, Raja reach Australian Open pre-quarterfinal Leander Paes, Raja reach Australian Open pre-quarterfinal
- January 20, 2018

Paes and Raja dispatched the pair of Nikoloz Basilashvili and Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-2, 6-3 in their opening round. Paes and Raja will now play against 11th seeded duo of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah of Colombia. At that moment, Raja served excellently and produced brilliant set of hands at the net to overturn the deficit and bring up match point for his team instead. (more...)
President declares he is 'not a racist' President declares he is 'not a racist'
- January 20, 2018

Durbin, a Democratic senator from IL, said , however, that Trump did use "hate-filled, vile and racist" language in the meeting, according to the Chicago Tribune. He insisted the White House was "ready, willing and able to make a deal on DACA ". Both Cotton and Perdue attacked Durbin's credibility on Sunday, with Cotton claiming Durbin has a "history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings". (more...)
Pope Francis performs marriage ceremony onboard for flight attendants Pope Francis performs marriage ceremony onboard for flight attendants
- January 20, 2018

She said she and Ciuffardi also told the pope that when they first started dating, she was his boss at LATAM. During his visit , he will meet with Amazonian indigenous people from three countries, visit a neighborhood devastated by flooding early past year, and pray in the place of Peru's greatest popular religious devotion. (more...)
Turkey: Bus accident claims 11 lives, leaves 46 injured Turkey: Bus accident claims 11 lives, leaves 46 injured
- January 20, 2018

The injured are now being treated at three different hospitals, he added. Eskisehir governor Ozdemir Cakacak , quoted by the Dogan news agency, said it was not clear what caused the accident as the road was not wet or frozen, . 'The accident is now under investigation, ' he added. The driver and his assistant have been remanded in custody. According to the Anadolu Agency, the bus reportedly hit trees on the roadside of the Eskisehir-Bursa highway. (more...)
US President insists he is US President insists he is "not a racist"
- January 20, 2018

Cory Booker of New Jersey said he was seething with anger. Saturday's protest will come less than a week after 400 Haitian protesters gathered on Southern Boulevard on Monday to protest the alleged vulgar comments Trump made about Africa and Haiti in a meeting with lawmakers last week . (more...)
Ed Sheeran gets engaged to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn Ed Sheeran gets engaged to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn
- January 20, 2018

Ed wrote on Instagram: 'Got myself a fiancé just before new year. Posting on Instagram he said they are both "very happy and in love", joking that their cats are happy for them too. They've kept their relationship relatively private since, with Seaborn returning to the United Kingdom after attending Duke University in North Carolina in 2016 so that the couple could be together. (more...)
CHP: Tesla driver arrested for DUI says auto was on autopilot CHP: Tesla driver arrested for DUI says auto was on autopilot
- January 20, 2018

The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI after officers unsuccessfully attempted to wake him. According to the CHP, the man had a blood alcohol level of "at least twice" the legal limit. Of course, I don't need to remind anyone that you should never drive under the influence and that the Autopilot under its current update is only a driver assist system and the driver is always responsible. (more...)
Stormy first year for President Trump Stormy first year for President Trump
- January 20, 2018

Perdue and Cotton, who are loyal to Trump and have tried to work closely with the president on immigration policy past year, have not confirmed Durbin's version of events. Jackson says he will come up with a programme of exercises for trump, which doesn't put your joints at risk. "In terms of that meeting, I'm focused on one thing - not that meeting - but on making sure that those who are being protected by DACA . (more...)
Winter storm watch issued for Sunday and Monday Winter storm watch issued for Sunday and Monday
- January 20, 2018

They also warn that significant reductions in visibility are possible with this storm, due to blowing snow, even after it stops falling Monday night. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Utah County, and much of the state, beginning Friday afternoon and lasting through Saturday night, according to the National Weather Service of Salt Lake City. (more...)
Walnut Creek's Sabrina Ionescu scores 35 but No. 7 OR loses Walnut Creek's Sabrina Ionescu scores 35 but No. 7 OR loses
- January 20, 2018

Ionescu's deep three three-pointer with 3.5 seconds remaining in regulation tied thescore 75-75. " The Beavers came up with a number of big plays down the stretch, including a four-point play from Katie McWilliams with 12 seconds left in overtime to help seal the victory". (more...)
The World Has Formally Misplaced Confidence In US Management Below Trump The World Has Formally Misplaced Confidence In US Management Below Trump
- January 20, 2018

If you value the esteem in which the nation is held globally as an asset worth a great deal in diplomatic leverage, it's not a very good trend, even if it gratifies Trump's "base" supporters who relish the president's global bad-boy image. (more...)
NKorea cancels arts delegation visit to South before Olympics NKorea cancels arts delegation visit to South before Olympics
- January 20, 2018

In 2015, the Moranbong Band led by Hyon cancelled a series of concerts in Beijing just hours before they were due on stage, reportedly because of disputes over stage backdrop footage showing a North Korean missile being launched. The American President, who has called diplomatic efforts with North Korea a waste of time in the past, did acknowledge that tensions with North Korea could be resolved "in a peaceful way, but it's very possible that it can't". (more...)
European Union suspends funding of Sh3.6b water tower over human rights abuses European Union suspends funding of Sh3.6b water tower over human rights abuses
- January 20, 2018

The programme was helping Kenya plant trees, restore degraded land and protect water catchment areas in highland forests, which are major sources of water that flows into Lake Victoria and the Nile basin. In May past year, the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights ruled that the government violated the rights of the indigenous Ogiek people living in Mau forest, draws inspiration from, saying it set a precedent on why evicting such people not only violates their human rights but leaves ... (more...)
Donald Trump holds last-minute talks to avert a United States government shutdown Donald Trump holds last-minute talks to avert a United States government shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Democrats, who are seeking to capitalize on any Republican failings during a mid-term election year, may also be faulted after they wouldn't budge on demands to protect from deportation some 700,000 "Dreamers" who came to the country illegally as children. (more...)
Claim of Russian money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course Claim of Russian money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course
- January 20, 2018

The House Intelligence Committee on Thursday released the transcript of the panel's interview with one of the co-founders of the investigation firm behind an infamous dossier about President Donald Trump's dealings in Russian Federation. (more...)
Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader
- January 20, 2018

His comments follow House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer's remarks Democrats are unlikely to support the stopgap spending bill. Mr. Trump has not been clear on the specifics of what he wants in an immigration deal, though he's participated in several discussions on the issue over the past week. (more...)
Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say
- January 20, 2018

The police boss also added that one suspect has been arrested in connection with the abduction of the four expatriates. In a separate incident, police in the Delta state said five Nigerian oil workers from local firm Sahara Energy were kidnapped on Thursday. (more...)
Nittany Lions win 39th straight Nittany Lions win 39th straight
- January 20, 2018

No. 12 Luke Welch received a forfeit at 125 pounds for Purdue's only points in the dual. "We felt bad about forfeiting 125, we just didn't have a choice", Sanderson said. 1 at 165, got Penn State started in the second half in fine fashion rolling to an 18-3 technical fall at the 5:00 mark over Boilermaker Jacob Morrissey. (more...)
N.Korea will send advance team to South N.Korea will send advance team to South
- January 20, 2018

Meanwhile, North Korea accused the United Nations (UN) Secretary General of bias over its nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches for not also taking the United States to task on its own nuclear program, and criticized the United States and other nations for calling North Korea's nuclear program "violations of resolutions". (more...)
Dolby Laboratories Inc (NYSE:DLB) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
- January 20, 2018

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.1951 during the last trading session, reaching $51.5249. About 915 shares traded. (NYSE: DLB ). Trigran Invests Inc reported 2.32% of its portfolio in Dolby Laboratories, Inc . The stock was sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total value of $650,000.00. Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $4.70 million activity. (more...)
Schweinsteiger back with Chicago Fire for another season Schweinsteiger back with Chicago Fire for another season
- January 20, 2018

The World Cup victor helped the club reach the MLS playoff for the first time in five years in 2017 and was selected as an All-Star, captaining the MLS side against Real Madrid. The Fire paid Schweinsteiger $5.4 million a year ago, but details have yet to be released concerning the new contract. "He's a proven victor who was an integral part of our success in 2017". (more...)
Tencor Corp (KLAC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
- January 20, 2018

It has outperformed by 33.24% the S&P500. It is positive, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. Its up 0.53% from 11.95M shares previously. Principal Financial holds 241,166 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 86,428 shares. Analysts' mean recommendation for KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) stands at 2.30. (more...)

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