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Militants lob grenade at army vehicle in Soutrh Kashmir Militants lob grenade at army vehicle in Soutrh Kashmir
- January 22, 2018

This was the second militant grenade attack at police station in the valley on Monday. A civilian was injured in similar grenade attack in Pulwama earlier during the day. Reports said that the grenade was lobbed at the army vehicle in Drangbal area of Pampore, resulting in injuries to a civilian and damage to several vehicles. (more...)
National Parks to remain partially open during government shutdown National Parks to remain partially open during government shutdown
- January 22, 2018

However, other services that require National Park Service staff, including campgrounds and concessions, will be closed. Shaheryar Javed hoped to bring his family to Muir Woods on Sunday. National forests will remain accessible , but are not officially open , said Agriculture Department spokesman Tim Murtaugh in an interview . During the government shutdowns in 1993 and 2013, the closure of the iconic sites managed by the National Park Service, a division of the Interior ... (more...)
Ombudsman to investigate death of Shannon McQuillan - family appeal for privacy Ombudsman to investigate death of Shannon McQuillan - family appeal for privacy
- January 22, 2018

Shannon's sister Charlene posted a tribute to her on Facebook, writing: "Fly high my attractive sister". Another pal said: "Well yesterday I woke up to find out some awful news one of my best pals have been taking away from us far to soon I moved back to Scotland 6 years ago and she was the only one I really stayed in contact with we had even planned for her to come over here again this year". (more...)
Lindsey Graham: Time for the 'Gang of 60'
- January 22, 2018

I would support such a proposal. Graham said , "What the house sent over is unacceptable to me". The vote, scheduled for noon, would reopen the federal government until February 8th. With 51 votes in the chamber, the GOP already faced an uphill battle of getting to the magic number of 60 votes to advance the bill, meaning they would need help from Democrats even if all 51 Republicans were to support the bill. (more...)
Pak cleric beats 8-year-old to death for fleeing seminary Pak cleric beats 8-year-old to death for fleeing seminary
- January 22, 2018

Mohammad Hussain died after Qari Najmuddin of a seminary-cum-tuition centre beat him, senior police officer Adeel Hussain Chandio was quoted as saying by Dawn online. Religious seminaries have sprung up all across Pakistan and many parents, who are poor and can not afford to educate their children in schools, send them to these seminaries run by Islamic groups. (more...)
Danaher (NYSE:DHR) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
- January 22, 2018

Roundview Capital LLC now owns 25,674 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $2,167,000 after acquiring an additional 502 shares during the last quarter. Following the sale, the director now owns 104,621 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $9,501,679.22. (NASDAQ:EXPE) for 195,000 shares. (more...)
'Use of Force' Review Underway After Helix High Student's Violent Arrest 'Use of Force' Review Underway After Helix High Student's Violent Arrest
- January 22, 2018

A high school student in La Mesa who was suspended by administrators and was arrested after she refused to leave campus, police said Sunday. La Mesa police Chief Walt Vasquez has so far backed his officer, issuing a statement saying : "As they were walking, the student became non-compliant on two separate occasions and made an attempt to free herself by pulling away from the officer". (more...)
Modi hugs only the privileged: Rahul Modi hugs only the privileged: Rahul
- January 22, 2018

On Sunday, the Congress mocked Modi by posting a video on Twitter, with a tagline "hugplomacy", after he received his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu at an airport in New Delhi . Late a year ago, Gandhi had termed PM Modi's actions a "failed hugplomacy" after Trump tweeted about improving ties with Pakistan - a country India had long maintained provided safe haven to terrorism. (more...)
This may be the greatest catch off all This may be the greatest catch off all
- January 22, 2018

Adelaide Strikers team-mates Ben Laughlin and Jake Weatherald are the talk of the cricketing world after their remarkable teamwork helped dismiss Dwayne Bravo in the Big Bash League. However, Head was unable to push on after bringing up his as he was clean bowled by Kieron Pollard for 58, which came off 47 balls and included four boundaries and two sixes. (more...)
Builders FirstSource (BLDR) PT Raised to $26.50
- January 22, 2018

It closed at $14.83 lastly. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has declined 16.08% since January 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.13% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:ABMD). Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp reported 141,730 shares stake. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Builders FirstSource by 8.9% in the second quarter. (more...)
Rakip excited to link up with 'legend' Hodgson at Crystal Palace Rakip excited to link up with 'legend' Hodgson at Crystal Palace
- January 22, 2018

Midfielder Rakip is a Sweden Under-21 global and only moved to the Portuguese side from hometown club Malmo earlier this month. According to Sky Sports , he has reportedly had a medical with Palace and is set to join Roy Hodgson's unit on loan from Benfica . (more...)
Daryl Hall & John Oates/Train Double Bill Coming to the Q in May Daryl Hall & John Oates/Train Double Bill Coming to the Q in May
- January 22, 2018

General tickets will go on sale January 29 at 10 a.m. "This is going to be a tour filled with fun as well as great music", said Daryl Hall . Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates are heading back on the road this summer, and they're doing it with perennially sunny pop-rock hitmakers Train . (more...)
Blackrock Inc. Now Owns 263668478 Shares In Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Blackrock Inc. Now Owns 263668478 Shares In Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
- January 22, 2018

The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The institutional investor held 61,615 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.22 million, down from 84,821 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
China Reprimands US Over 2018 National Defense Strategy China Reprimands US Over 2018 National Defense Strategy
- January 22, 2018

On January 19, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) published a summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS) - the first one under the Trump's administration. The ministry stated that China "has embarked on a path of peaceful development and adheres to a defense policy", while at the same time having the "sovereign right" to have its own military in the South China Sea. (more...)
#10 North Carolina Preview and Pick #10 North Carolina Preview and Pick
- January 22, 2018

After scoring 13 consecutive points, Duke led 27-11. After watching the Hokies struggle, due to lack of size, versus both Louisville and Florida State, I wonder if anything will change on Monday. Points in the paint were controlled by North Carolina, with 32 points, compared to Duke's 30. At home, Virginia Tech is 5-3 ATS with 5 overs and 2 unders. (more...)
Tax Cuts Have Narrowed 2018 Generic Ballot Down To D+5 Tax Cuts Have Narrowed 2018 Generic Ballot Down To D+5
- January 22, 2018

Among registered voters, Democrats have a 12-point lead, maintaining their advantage from the previous poll in that category. The Post-ABC poll finds Democrats holding a 57 percent to 31 percent advantage among female voters, double the size of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's margin in the 2016 election. (more...)
Trump's health: Good report, but how are those feet? Trump's health: Good report, but how are those feet?
- January 22, 2018

The White House physician also declared the president as "very healthy" and his overall health " excellent " in spite of his unhealthy habits. According to The Washington Post, which first reported Mr Trump's alleged remarks, the billionaire said he would be open to higher levels of migration from Asian countries and Norway. (more...)
GOP Won't Negotiate Immigration Until Shutdown Ends GOP Won't Negotiate Immigration Until Shutdown Ends
- January 22, 2018

The government shut down at 12:01 a.m. Saturday after the Senate failed to pass a temporary spending bill that would have funded operations until February 16. Republicans say their status can be decided after a congressional budget deal has been reached. The shutdown of our federal government was short-lived. (more...)
Facebook to open major European digital training hubs Facebook to open major European digital training hubs
- January 22, 2018

The US company, which is facing regulatory pressure in Europe on issues ranging from privacy to antitrust laws, said it would open three "community skills centers" in Spain, Poland and Italy , and would invest 10 million United States dollars in its French Research Center for Artificial Intelligence . (more...)
Pope sorry for upsetting abuse victims Pope sorry for upsetting abuse victims
- January 22, 2018

Victim Juan Carlos Cruz tweeted: "it's not as if I could have taken a selfie or photo while Karadima was abusing me with Barros standing beside him, seeing it all!" Pope Francis, left, celebrates mass at Lobitos Beach, near the Chilean northern city of Iquique, on January 18, 2018. (more...)
Gas Well Explosion in Pittsburg County Gas Well Explosion in Pittsburg County
- January 22, 2018

Officials tell us that about 15 workers were working on an oil rig when it exploded; one person was treated at the scene. She could not confirm whether there were any casualties. Oklahoma Corporation Commission confirms "Red Mountain Energy LLC" out of OKC is the operator at the site. The company says it was a drilling rig, but they are not sure exactly what it was drilling for. (more...)
US Senate moves to end government shutdown US Senate moves to end government shutdown
- January 22, 2018

President Donald Trump had signaled to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer that he was ready to take the deal on the table Friday afternoon - a wall on the border in exchange for providing legal status for the undocumented immigrants known as the Dreamers, the sources said . (more...)
Korean hockey director looks for 'solutions' with joint women's team Korean hockey director looks for 'solutions' with joint women's team
- January 22, 2018

Hyon Song-wol (centre), leader of North Korea's popular Moranbong band, arrives at the Gangneung Arts Centre where one of the planned musical concerts is due to be held, in the eastern city of Gangneung yesterday. It frequently is called on to perform for major party events - often with Kim Jong Un , the military and missiles on big screens behind them - and alternate between mini-skirts and military uniforms when they take the stage. (more...)
U.S. shutdown: Deadlock continues as Senate postpones vote on federal funding U.S. shutdown: Deadlock continues as Senate postpones vote on federal funding
- January 22, 2018

In a Senate floor speech on Sunday, McConnell accused Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of imperiling children's health care, military training, veterans' care and other programs. "To most Americans, those sound like fundamental responsibilities" of government, McConnell said. Senate Democrats can do better. If it goes on much longer and becomes the third extended government shutdown in USA history, I think it's safe to say this is the stupidest shutdown ever. (more...)
Women march in Las Vegas, another day of protest Women march in Las Vegas, another day of protest
- January 22, 2018

Various incarnations of the second annual Women's March demanded social change, promoted female empowerment and declared a resistance to President Trump on the anniversary of his inauguration. Jacky Rosen and Dina Titus -- were stuck in DC because of the government shutdown. "Our voices matter. They always have". "I didn't get to register to vote", Abbey's younger sister, Emmie, lamented. (more...)
NextEra Energy (NEE) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows
- January 22, 2018

Lehman Financial Resources Inc who had been investing in Nextera Energy Partners Lp Com Unit Part In for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.24 billion market cap company. Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $9.61 million activity. $4.41M worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. Risk Paradigm Group LLC lifted its holdings in NextEra Energy by 108.1% during the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Why is the USA withholding support for Palestinian refugees? Why is the USA withholding support for Palestinian refugees?
- January 22, 2018

This move follows the US decision to decrease its fund to UNRWA in 2018 from 125 million USA dollars to 65 million dollars. The commissioner stressed that UNRWA services should continue in its five areas of operation until achieving a solution to the Palestinian refugee issue. (more...)
Pence defends Trump on disparaging comments about Africa Pence defends Trump on disparaging comments about Africa
- January 22, 2018

It's unclear if Pence discussed his alleged relationship with Daniels with the president. "I know the president's heart and I know that what President Trump wants to do is reform immigration to make our system one that puts the interests of America first", Pence said. (more...)
Scott signs pot legalization bill Scott signs pot legalization bill
- January 22, 2018

Scott said previously that he's declining to hold a bill signing ceremony because "some people don't feel that this is a momentous occasion". It doesn't legalize recreational pot sales, as has been done in the eight states (excluding Washington, DC) to legalize marijuana so far. (more...)
Russian Bots Give GOP Slogan #SchumerShutdown Big Boost Russian Bots Give GOP Slogan #SchumerShutdown Big Boost
- January 22, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk during a break in a session of the APEC summit in Danang, Vietnam, November 11, 2017. Late last week, Democrats, led by Schumer, refused to sign a budget bill to continue funding government operations unless agreement for the future protection of Dreamers is reached. (more...)

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