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Turkish artillery fires in northern Syria after border town hit Turkish artillery fires in northern Syria after border town hit
- January 22, 2018

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said troops crossed into YPG-controlled region in Syria at 0805 GMT, the Dogan news agency reported . The Turkish Air Force has destroyed 45 targets, including barracks, hideouts, weapon depots and gun positions in strikes on northern Syria's Afrin region, the armed forces said in a statement Sunday. (more...)
Third-ranked Mississippi State trounces No. 6 Tennessee Third-ranked Mississippi State trounces No. 6 Tennessee
- January 22, 2018

The Lady Vols lost 84-70 at No. 5 Notre Dame on Thursday despite holding a 23-point lead early in the second quarter. Public address announcements and video endorsements will help increase awareness of the Pat Summitt Foundation and its mission. (more...)
Pence arrives in Israel as Trump's Jerusalem move reverberates Pence arrives in Israel as Trump's Jerusalem move reverberates
- January 22, 2018

The Vice President's trip was supposed to be in December, but was delayed as the U.S. Congress debated tax reform. "But what we agreed on was the need for all parties to come back to the table", Pence said. "My perception was that he was encouraged by that message", Pence said. Netanyahu appeared more interested in talking with Pence on other issues. (more...)
Analyst Stock Recommendations For Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (TXMD)
- January 22, 2018

About 7.33M shares traded or 37.65% up from the average. Jefferies downgraded the shares of GPK in report on Friday, January 20 to "Hold" rating. It has underperformed by 12.66% the S&P500. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.85%. Globeflex Capital L P accumulated 3,017 shares. Jefferies Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) for 10,000 shares. (more...)
Hearts boss Craig Levein wary of potential St Johnstone tie Hearts boss Craig Levein wary of potential St Johnstone tie
- January 22, 2018

Although primarily utilised on the left in his time in Scotland, Rherras is right footed and comfortable on either flank, meaning he may be utilised at right-back following the continued injury woes of captain David Gray and Steven Whitakker. (more...)
Trump Says Shutdown A 'Gift' From Democrats Trump Says Shutdown A 'Gift' From Democrats
- January 22, 2018

But Democrats appear intent on securing concessions that would, among other things, protect from deportation young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, increase domestic spending, aid Puerto Rico and bolster the government's response to the opioid epidemic. (more...)
Police rule 42-year-old man's demise in Dartmouth a murder Police rule 42-year-old man's demise in Dartmouth a murder
- January 22, 2018

Sunday. The investigation is ongoing and police were still on the scene early Saturday evening. The death happened two blocks away from another death on Pinecrest Drive on Friday afternoon. Police haven't released any further details about the latest death at this time, but say there will be an update later in the day. No suspects are in custody and McIsaac said investigators don't believe Miles' death to be random. (more...)
GOP says it's missing votes to keep away from authorities shutdown GOP says it's missing votes to keep away from authorities shutdown
- January 22, 2018

There were no indications that a firm agreement had been reached, or that leaders of either party or the White House were on board. "I was told that we had a deal - and the deal was an unacceptable deal". However, there were also suggestions that a vote on the tough immigration bill would provide a political boost for its most conservative supporters even though it is unlikely to become law. (more...)
North Korea Moranbong Girl Band Leader Heads Olympic Inspection Team North Korea Moranbong Girl Band Leader Heads Olympic Inspection Team
- January 22, 2018

Another team will visit the South this week to check logistics for North Korean athletes, while Seoul will send its own officials to the North's ski resort to inspect the venue. Hyon's arrival came hours after the International Olympic Committee allowed 22 North Korean athletes to take part in the Olympics in exceptional entries given to the North. (more...)
What Teams Have Never Won the Super Bowl? What Teams Have Never Won the Super Bowl?
- January 22, 2018

When - Super Bowl LII is set for Sunday, February 4 this year. The Verizon Super Bowl 2018 ad will face off against T-Mobile and Sprint, who likely return with Super Bowl ads this year. Googling "Eagles Super Bowl appearances" or "Jaguars Super Bowl appearances" does not produce the same results. If you search "Vikings Super Bowl appearances" or "Patriots Super Bowl appearances" on Google, Super Bowl LII will appear on the list for both teams. (more...)
North Korean pop star visits South before Winter Olympics shows North Korean pop star visits South before Winter Olympics shows
- January 22, 2018

After last week's talks, North Korea said Hyon would also lead the Samjiyon art troupe, whose performances would be the first by a North Korean group in South Korea since 2002. The other sporting events the North Koreans will compete in are figure skating, short track speed skating, Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing. The 22 North Korean athletes will march together with South Korean players under a single "unification flag" depicting their peninsula during the opening ceremony in ... (more...)
Protesters rally at second Women's March in nation's capital Protesters rally at second Women's March in nation's capital
- January 22, 2018

Similar protests were also taking place in cities around the world, with a women's march planned in London on Sunday. Sunday's marches were held one year from the day hundreds of thousands of women, donning pink hats, took to the streets of Washington in a stunning display of resistance to President Donald Trump , whose administration many feared could threaten women's rights. (more...)
Passengers injured as train hits barricade Passengers injured as train hits barricade
- January 22, 2018

Seventeen ambulances and three rescue helicopters are at the scene. So far, one NSW fire and Rescue crew are on scene and another six on the way. " Richmond is a dead-end line and there is just a buffer stop at the end of the rail line, and he has hit it by the sounds of it", a rail union official said. (more...)
Kenya stands with AU on Trump's 'extremely upsetting' remarks Kenya stands with AU on Trump's 'extremely upsetting' remarks
- January 22, 2018

Eric Trump is defending his father, President Donald Trump , against accusations that he's racist after he reportedly called certain African nations " shithole countries ". Beside sealing a defence deal with the Kingdom, Trump also addressed the issue of "Islamic extremism". In addition, there is a memory test involves the doctor reading a list of five words at a rate of one per second and the patient is asked to remember as many words as they can in any order. (more...)
Defense Secretary James Mattis says terrorism no longer America's 'primary focus' Defense Secretary James Mattis says terrorism no longer America's 'primary focus'
- January 22, 2018

Failures of Marine Corps aircraft in the Pacific and even at home have cost the lives of Marines and Sailors in incidents that can be attributed to this lack of rotational maintenance , as many other us assets have already been pulled out of use due to budget shortfalls. (more...)
Miami vs NC State basketball Miami vs NC State basketball
- January 22, 2018

One or two plays, you've got to get one stop here or one stop there and the game is turned the other way, and they're asking Miami why they didn't. Fans will, inevitably, focus on the timeout generously given to Miami with 50 seconds to go and Chris Lykes in questionable possession of the ball, but that was merely one inflection point of many. (more...)
Iraqi Kurdistan to pose no threat against Iran: Nechirvan Barzani Iraqi Kurdistan to pose no threat against Iran: Nechirvan Barzani
- January 22, 2018

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday called for boosting relations with the Iraqi Kurdish region as part of a united Iraq, Iranian media reported, after ties were strained over an independence referendum in the area past year. The central government launched an offensive to recapture Kurdish held-areas, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. Barzani said: The "expansion of ties and cooperation between Iran and the Kurdistan region will not be affected by its opponents' efforts, and we ... (more...)
Cuerpos de seguridad respondieron al fuego de Óscar Pérez — Diosdado Cabello Cuerpos de seguridad respondieron al fuego de Óscar Pérez — Diosdado Cabello
- January 22, 2018

El pasado 27 de junio, Pérez y otros hombres no identificados sobrevolaron Caracas en un helicóptero de la policía científica, lanzaron cuatro granadas contra el Tribunal Supremo de Justicia (TSJ ) y dispararon contra el Ministerio de Interior, sin dejar víctimas. (more...)
New Trump ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in all murders by illegal immigrants New Trump ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in all murders by illegal immigrants
- January 22, 2018

The ad featured Luis Bracamontes, an illegal immigrant on trial for killing two police officers who told a judge he only wished he "had killed more of the mother******s". The ad was released a day after Senate Democrats voted to shut down the federal government because the spending bill to keep the government open did not include amnesty for at least 3.5 million illegal aliens, as Breitbart News reported. (more...)
India can attack enemies on foreign territories too: Rajnath Singh India can attack enemies on foreign territories too: Rajnath Singh
- January 22, 2018

Jammu and Kashmir CPI (M) leader M Y Tarigami Sunday said the political leadership of India and Pakistan should start an immediate structured and sustainable dialogue to end the violence in the region. ".and now even the global economists and experts accept this", he said. Further speaking at the "Bharatiya Railway Maal Godaam Shramik Sangh" public meeting, Rajnath asserted to take up issues and problems of the laborers in the railway sector with representatives and the Railway minister. (more...)
4 shot in drive-by shooting at birthday party on South Side 4 shot in drive-by shooting at birthday party on South Side
- January 22, 2018

A 36-year-old man and a 27-year-old man were sitting in a vehicle when someone pulled up alongside them and fired shots, police said. A 24-year-old man was shot in the lower back, according to police, and a 21-year-old man was shot in the hand. (more...)
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...)

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