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3 killed in highway wreck in northern CT 3 killed in highway wreck in northern CT
- January 22, 2018

Police say the operator, 20-year-old Christopher Vega of Plainville , sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital. The case is under investigation. It's the second time in just over 24 hours that I-91 was closed because of a deadly vehicle crash. The crash, which killed one of the truck drivers, also ensnared four cars and spilled hundreds of bottles of shampoo carried by one of the tractor-trailers, The Boston Globe reported. (more...)
Aston Villa vs Barnsley Aston Villa vs Barnsley
- January 22, 2018

Having failed to score all season until he finally opened his account in a 5-0 win over Bristol City on New Year's Day, Hogan has now clocked up four goals in his last three outings. Villa had the game wrapped up inside 18 minutes as Scott Hogan and Conor Hourihane ensured Dimitri Cavare's header counted for very little. Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom was disappointed with the result and felt his side gave themselves a mountain to climb. (more...)
'Prime Minister and a Mum' 'Prime Minister and a Mum'
- January 22, 2018

Ms. Ardern, who was sworn in last October, made global headlines when she slapped down pre-election questions over whether she meant to start a family, insisting that pregnancy had no bearing on a woman's career opportunities. In a radio interview this morning, asked how it would work travelling with Diplomatic Protection service officers and a baby in tow, Ardern said: "I have no doubt I'll be hauling around the country, so it'll be hard to hide". (more...)
Wind warning issued for metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island Wind warning issued for metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island
- January 22, 2018

Southeast winds are forecast to reach 80 kilometres per hour on the east coast of Vancouver Island starting in the early evening and continue toward the Gulf Islands, Victoria and the Lower Mainland, according to the warning. The winds will ease Sunday morning as the system moves further inland. Delays continued into the afternoon, including sailing from Duke Point to Tsawwassen, Tsawwassen to to Duke Point, Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay, Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay and Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen. (more...)
OP Rawat to be next Chief Election Commissioner, to succeed AK Joti OP Rawat to be next Chief Election Commissioner, to succeed AK Joti
- January 22, 2018

Meanwhile, Ashok Lavasa, who was the former finance secretary, has been appointed as the new election commissioner. Om Prakash Rawat, a retired IAS officer of the 1977 batch, has previously served as joint secretary in the Ministry of Defence and many other key positions in the union and Madhya Pradesh governments. (more...)
Human foot discovered in Springfield yard
- January 22, 2018

A resident called Fairfax County police to report possible human remains in the property. The foot has been confirmed human by the Medical Examiner's Office, although the gender and race are not yet clear. An investigation was prompted by the discovery, and more bones were found in a nearby backyard, the police said. Police say investigators continue their search of the area for additional information and evidence. (more...)
CBI suggests United Kingdom ought to remain in a customs union with EU CBI suggests United Kingdom ought to remain in a customs union with EU
- January 22, 2018

She will say a no deal scenario would be an act of "great economic self harm", by imposing billions of pounds of costs on United Kingdom goods sold to the EU and vice versa, and existing trade deals between the EU and Canada and the EU Norway would not be the best solution for Britain. (more...)
Middlesbrough fan faces court after allegedly urinating in QPR goalkeeper's water bottle Middlesbrough fan faces court after allegedly urinating in QPR goalkeeper's water bottle
- January 22, 2018

A video of the incident has appeared on social media, while fans described seeing a woman handing the bottle to the man, before he urinated in it and hurled it back onto the pitch. The fan could face a ban from watching his team, and also faces a day in court, Metropolitan Police confirmed. He will appear in court next month, charged with throwing an object onto the pitch, where he will be no doubt hoping that the judge will take into account every breath he takes. (more...)
Six Dead In DR Congo Protest Crackdown Six Dead In DR Congo Protest Crackdown
- January 22, 2018

Dozens of people were also reportedly arrested. Protesters there were also injured by stones being thrown when the demonstration turned more violent. Candles and bibles in hands, people marched in defiance of a ban on demos against President Joseph Kabila . (more...)
Local activists attend anti-abortion march Local activists attend anti-abortion march
- January 22, 2018

Since abortion was legalized almost 45-years ago the March for Life Rally has been taking place every year in Washington D.C. and now a group of Central Minnesota students is joining in the march. So much for "sanctity of life". Of course, what he meant to say was that it's wrong for babies to be " torn " from their mothers' wombs in the ninth month - an apparent reference to late-term abortions . (more...)
Women's March 2018: The Most Powerful Images from the Protests
- January 22, 2018

Furthermore, Trump's one-year anniversary in office was an eventful one, with a government shutdown and Women's Marches rebuking Trump in cities across the country. Despite the impact of #MeToo, many women have felt excluded from it for safety reasons, said one of the event's organizers, Sandra Wesley - also the executive director of sex work organization Chez Stella. (more...)
Women's March Draws Tens of Thousands Women's March Draws Tens of Thousands
- January 22, 2018

Over 200,000 people took to the streets of New York City yesterday afternoon for the second annual Women's March, all expressing their disgust with President Trump, sexual predators, wage inequality, the GOP, racists, guns, capitalism, lack of health care, attacks on abortion rights... (more...)
Trump tells March for Life: 'We are with you all the way'
- January 22, 2018

What he meant to say was that it's wrong for babies to be "torn" from their mothers' wombs in the ninth month (Picture: Fox News/ Trump) The march marked the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion . (more...)
FBI Says It Failed to Preserve 5 Months of Strzok's Text Messages FBI Says It Failed to Preserve 5 Months of Strzok's Text Messages
- January 22, 2018

Strzok, who also worked on the FBI's investigation into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House "gag order" after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2 ) MORE's use of a private email server, was removed last summer from Mueller's probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation after it was discovered he had sent anti-Trump messages. (more...)
Will protect Prasoon Joshi from Karni Sena: Rajasthan Home Minister Will protect Prasoon Joshi from Karni Sena: Rajasthan Home Minister
- January 22, 2018

Some States - Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat , Rajasthan and Haryana has acted in a queer way of banning the film that was not cleared by the Board. Censoring and release of " Padmavati " took a gradual beating and the film has to postpone from December 1st, 2017 to January 25th, 2018 owing to the death threats and warnings. (more...)
White House preparing for government shutdown
- January 22, 2018

Then a congressman, Mulvaney was among a faction on the hard right that bullied GOP leaders into a shutdown confrontation by insisting on lacing a must-pass spending bill with provisions created to cripple President Barack Obama's signature health care law. (more...)
Duterte, ASEAN leaders to meet again in India Duterte, ASEAN leaders to meet again in India
- January 22, 2018

The president will arrive in New Delhi on January 24, a day ahead of the summit. DFA Assistant Secretary Hellendela Vega said the Philippine government's interest on India's pharmaceutical industry is in the agenda. The Philippines' GDP in 2016 was $304.9 billion. India also remains as one of ASEAN's top trading partners in 2016, with total trade volume amounting to $58.45 billion. (more...)
Sentry Investment Management LLC Sells 836 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- January 22, 2018

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $116.62. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.10, for a total transaction of $6,600,820.70. Therefore 46% are positive. Texas Instruments has a 12 month low of $74.16 and a 12 month high of $119.98. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on Texas Instruments from $98.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Thursday. (more...)
John Barnes slammed by Celebrity Big Brother viewers for John Barnes slammed by Celebrity Big Brother viewers for "lazy homophobia"
- January 22, 2018

The Daily Star reports that the show will be "consigned to the dustbin for good" 18 years after it first aired. "It would be the end of an era, but they feel the time is right for it to end". In July a year ago, the show hit an all-time low when The Sun reported one episode garnered just 650,000 viewers on average and 540,000 at its lowest point. (more...)
White House voicemail accuses Democrats of holding government funding 'hostage' during shutdown
- January 22, 2018

Wanted to weaponize it. Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of DE responded to the President's tweet on " Fox News Sunday ", suggesting it was unproductive. The man in charge of shutting down the government said he only found out the task was part of his job description a day before doing the deed, and thought the duty-which furloughs hundreds of thousands of workers and costs the economy billions-is "kind of cool". (more...)
No. 21 Tennessee hangs on against SC, 70-63 No. 21 Tennessee hangs on against SC, 70-63
- January 22, 2018

Booker scored five points as SC closed within 25-23. Admiral Schofield chipped in 12 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals, while freshman Derrick Walker scored a career-high 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting to help the Vols shoot 57 percent (23-of-40) from the floor in the game. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Lowers AerCap (AER) to Strong Sell
- January 22, 2018

About 641,326 shares traded. Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) has declined 19.95% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500. Wells Fargo & Co set a $62.00 price target on shares of AerCap and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AER in report on Friday, May 13 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Irish woman killed in freak accident in Thailand Irish woman killed in freak accident in Thailand
- January 22, 2018

She had been living in the Channel Islands. Donegal Daily is reporting that Louise fell from a balcony at her resort. Ocean FM has reported that Alex McGourty (20), from Calry, had been working in Ecuador as a trainee instructor. "Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, her extended family and friends". Louise grew up in the Ard Patrick estate in Glenties. Glenties Community Development Group's Brian Carr said the entire town is "numb with shock". (more...)
India, Pakistan should come together to fight poverty, says Modi India, Pakistan should come together to fight poverty, says Modi
- January 22, 2018

PM Modi also targeted his rivals over their opposition to demonetisation and the implementation of GST. "I think I should stay away from this debate". The prime minister dwelt at length for the first time on his "Congress-mukt Bharat" slogan, which he had coined during his 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign. (more...)
Palestinian Knesset members to boycott speech by 'messianic' Pence Palestinian Knesset members to boycott speech by 'messianic' Pence
- January 22, 2018

The vice president said after meeting Saturday with Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that he emphasized the USA commitment to a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. When Israel conquered east Jerusalem in 1967, in a gesture to the vanquished, it reassured the Arab community that it could continue to enjoy freedom to worship even after the conquest by the Jewish state, appointing Jordan custodian and the Waqf in charge of day-to-day operations of Muslim ... (more...)
John Coleman, The Weather Channel founder, dead at 83 John Coleman, The Weather Channel founder, dead at 83
- January 22, 2018

Coleman worked at WLS-TV and several local stations in the Midwest before joining "GMA" when it launched in 1975. Coleman, a longtime weatherman, innovated the position when he started at Good Morning America, according to the Washington Post . (more...)
Trump asks for Supreme Court docket evaluation of immigration coverage Trump asks for Supreme Court docket evaluation of immigration coverage
- January 22, 2018

How does this tactic make sense considering the Supreme Court already issues a stay of a lower court decision in this very same case, and on multiple occasions issued stays as to lower court overreach on Trump travel orders? The appeals court ruled that Trump had exceeded the authority Congress had given him over immigration and had violated a part of the immigration laws barring discrimination in the issuance of visas. (more...)
Trump Accuses Durbin Of Undermining Trust On Immigration Trump Accuses Durbin Of Undermining Trust On Immigration
- January 22, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries. (more...)
Ukip leader Henry Bolton hit by a unanimous vote of no confidence Ukip leader Henry Bolton hit by a unanimous vote of no confidence
- January 22, 2018

Party members will now be given a vote on whether the former army officer should remain in the post. Neil Hamilton, Ukip's leader in Wales, said Mr Bolton should "seek psychological help". In interviews before the meeting yesterday, Bolton said he had done nothing wrong in his relationship with Jo Marney. "She's out of the party and as far as the party and politics is concerned, that has moved on". (more...)
Tripura polls: BJP-IPFT tie-up awaits Amit Shah nod Tripura polls: BJP-IPFT tie-up awaits Amit Shah nod
- January 22, 2018

Debbarma-led IPFT. He also admitted that on assurance of Union home minister Rajnath Singh to form a committee to look into their demand of separate state, they have agreed not to insist on including their demand for separate Twipraland into the common minimum programme. (more...)

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