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US Congressman removed from House Ethics Committee US Congressman removed from House Ethics Committee
- January 23, 2018

Meehan has denied wrongdoing and called for "a full and open airing of the facts". In a statement , Ryan's spokeswoman said the allegations must be investigated "fully and immediately" by the House Ethics Committee and that Meehan would immediately submit himself to the committee's review. (more...)
ADL CEO: Boycott of Scarlett Johansson's Women's March Speech was ADL CEO: Boycott of Scarlett Johansson's Women's March Speech was "Contemptible"
- January 23, 2018

Alison Brie defended her brother-in-law James Franco a day after Scarlett Johansson publicly slammed him. But as the actresses' actions show they support outright Hollywood heavyweights who have been accused of lewd acts against women, Morgan criticizes their black attire and focus on activism at the Golden Globes and the female-only presenters shift at the SAG Awards. (more...)
Supreme Court temporarily blocks order to redraw North Carolina congressional map Supreme Court temporarily blocks order to redraw North Carolina congressional map
- January 23, 2018

The court had previously concluded in 2016 that the legislature relied too much on race in drawing the lines of twenty-eight districts in their 2011 maps. Republican attorneys had argued that requiring a new map - the third since 2011 - would have confused voters and candidates. Over the objections of GOP legislative leaders, the panel hired Persily late a year ago to redraw part of the state election map that the panel found still racially unacceptable despite the reform efforts in Raleigh ... (more...)
Police arrest Ramesh Govani, owner of Kamala Mills compound Police arrest Ramesh Govani, owner of Kamala Mills compound
- January 23, 2018

The police is questioning him to find out who all were involved in the making of the false report and identity of those who abetted his act, said sources. Most of the deceased were visiting 1 Above. The owners of both the pubs were booked for "culpable homicide not amounting to murder" and other offences under the Indian Penal Code. (more...)
Tennessee man takes plea deal in murder of student Holly Bobo Tennessee man takes plea deal in murder of student Holly Bobo
- January 23, 2018

John's older brother, Zach Adams , is serving life plus 50 years in prison for kidnapping, raping, and murdering Bobo. Dylan pleaded guilty to especially aggravated kidnapping and facilitation of first-degree murder. Autry appeared during the trial to testify against Zach Adams. She's still the last thing on my mind every night and the first thing every morning'. (more...)
NAFTA next round of negotiations to begin January 23 in Montreal NAFTA next round of negotiations to begin January 23 in Montreal
- January 23, 2018

Freeland is denying reports that Canada's insistence on so-called "progressive" chapters - on labour standards, gender equality, the environment and Indigenous rights - has been a sticking point for the U.S. Canada and Mexico categorically reject the idea of a USA carve-out, but there are ways to boost the US contribution to finished vehicles by changing accounting methods to capture more content produced in the region, he said. (more...)
Montana can proceed funding CHIP by way of mid-March Montana can proceed funding CHIP by way of mid-March
- January 23, 2018

It was in the bill that failed on Friday , when all but five Democrats (along with five Republicans, including, for parliamentary reasons, McConnell) voted against it, triggering the shutdown. It gained 50 votes to proceed to 49 against, but 60 were needed to break a Democratic filibuster. "Additionally, despite their rhetoric otherwise, Senate Democrats are turning their back on our men and women in uniform by putting our military's resources and readiness in jeopardy". (more...)
SpiceJet launches Great Republic Day Offers, Tickets Price Starts From Rs 769 SpiceJet launches Great Republic Day Offers, Tickets Price Starts From Rs 769
- January 23, 2018

SpiceJet is offering an all inclusive one-way fare starting as low as Rs 769. For doing so, one can avail a 20 per cent off on ticket and Rs 500-worth Croma voucher. This fare is for domestic flights. This sale will last till January 25, 2018. The sale offer can not be combined with any other offer and is not applicable to group bookings, the airline said, adding that seats will be allotted on a first-come- first-served basis. (more...)
Prime Minister to travel to India for state visit in February Prime Minister to travel to India for state visit in February
- January 23, 2018

Last week the Bank of Canada said the US tax reforms would divert investment from Canada to the USA and trim half a percentage point off its Canadian investment projection by the end of 2019. India is Canada's second-largest source of immigrants, accounting for 3.6 per cent of the country's population. Canadian investment in India has increased by over $15 billion over the past three years mainly through institutional investors, and the number of Canadian companies active in India stands at ... (more...)
Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE) - Technical Secrets
- January 23, 2018

Green Street Investors Llc decreased its stake in Kilroy Rlty Corp (KRC) by 43.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 5,073 shares of the company's stock, valued at $251,417.88. (more...)
Mysterious Dead Sea Scroll deciphered Mysterious Dead Sea Scroll deciphered
- January 23, 2018

Hebrew University announced another major find in February 2017 with the discovery of a 12th cave in the Judean desert that once contained Dead Sea Scrolls , though the ancient parchments themselves were missing. These fragments, some of which were smaller than a centimeter, identified the seasonal celebrations, which included the festivals of New Wheat, New Wine, and New Oil, which are linked to the Jewish festival of Shavuot. (more...)
Infrastructure Plan Draft: 25 Percent Going to Rural Areas Infrastructure Plan Draft: 25 Percent Going to Rural Areas
- January 23, 2018

The rural section of the nationwide infrastructure plan would account for about 25 percent of appropriations, according to the document shared by Axios . White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told CNBC that the administration is "not going to comment on the contents of a leaked document but [looks] forward to presenting our plan in the near future". (more...)
Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown
- January 23, 2018

A Quinnipiac survey released Thursday found that just 34 percent of Americans would blame Democrats for a shutdown, 32 would blame congressional Republicans and 21 percent would blame Trump. Democrats refused to provide votes needed to reopen government until they strike a deal with President Donald Trump protecting young immigrants from deportation, providing disaster relief and boosting spending for opioid treatment and other domestic programs. (more...)
Senate ends debate, setting up vote to conclude shutdown, fund government temporarily Senate ends debate, setting up vote to conclude shutdown, fund government temporarily
- January 23, 2018

While she said she was "hopeful" for an agreement, she said any deal on the "dreamers", as the immigrants aided by DACA are known, would be tied to funding for border security , which includes Mr Trump's wall. "I'm leaving the Democratic Party today", Garcia tweeted . The most recent till now was a 16-day shutdown in 2013 in a partisan deadlock over health care policy. (more...)
Dems Surge to 14-Point Lead in Midterm Elections Matchup Dems Surge to 14-Point Lead in Midterm Elections Matchup
- January 23, 2018

Nonwhites favor the Democrat in their congressional district by a 59-point margin, 74-15 percent, up from 32 points in November. Fifty-one percent of independents support the Democratic candidate, compared to 37 percent for the Republican, the same margin as in the previous poll. (more...)
Government shutdown, day three: Trump blames Democrats
- January 23, 2018

The spending bill will now be sent back to the House of Representatives, where it is expected to pass later on Monday. Trump said he was glad the government will be funded. The U.S. has had four partial shutdowns of the federal government in the last 25 years. " Most of the energy on both sides Saturday was devoted to key players branding the impasse either the "Trump shutdown" or the" Schumer shutdown". (more...)
Investors wants Xerox CEO out Investors wants Xerox CEO out
- January 23, 2018

Icahn and Deason, who together own over 15 per cent of Xerox, last week separately called on the company to break off or renegotiate its joint venture with Fujifilm Holdings Corp , saying it was unfavourable to the USA company. So far Xerox board members are backing Jacobson, saying members are confident with the strategic direction in which the company is heading. One part retained the legacy name and printer operations, and the other became a publicly listed business process outsourcing ... (more...)
Man, 80s, dies following two vehicle collision with truck on Irish road Man, 80s, dies following two vehicle collision with truck on Irish road
- January 23, 2018

The collision involved two cars and a truck. The man's auto incurred a significant impact in the collision before being struck by a vehicle travelling westwards from Castlemartyr carrying a couple in their mid-30s from the east Cork area. (more...)
Fire breaks out at manufacturing unit in Mumbai Fire breaks out at manufacturing unit in Mumbai
- January 23, 2018

At around 1.16 am, the fire control room received a call about a fire breaking out inside the godown of a ground plus-one structure in Mistry Industrial Estate , opposite Marol Bus depot. A fireman was injured in the blaze. However, all 150 residents were safely evacuated and no casualties were reported. Five workers, who were sleeping inside the premises when the mishap occurred, managed to escape on time. (more...)
What is the government shutdown? What is the government shutdown?
- January 23, 2018

But by Sunday evening, no deal had been reached and a vote on government spending was postponed until midday (17:00 GMT) on Monday. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer objected to the plan and it was unclear whether McConnell's pledge would be enough for Democrats to support a stopgap funding bill.Republicans control both the House of Representatives and the Senate, where they have a slim 51-49 majority. (more...)
U.S. to move embassy to Jerusalem by end-2019: Pence U.S. to move embassy to Jerusalem by end-2019: Pence
- January 23, 2018

Upon his arrival to Israel, Pence was thanked by Israeli officials for his support for the U.S. decision . "(I am) hopeful that we are at the dawn of a new era , of renewed discussions to achieve a peaceful resolution to the decades-long conflict that has affected this region", he said , later adding that the USA was still open to a two-state solution if both Israelis and Palestinians agreed to it. (more...)
Turkey rejects military operation limited to Syria's Afrin Turkey rejects military operation limited to Syria's Afrin
- January 23, 2018

Ankara says it aims to create a securitkilometershin 30 kilometres of the border. But Mr Erdogan said Turkey was determined to press ahead. Speaking in Ankara Monday, Erdogan asked the US: "Why are you fighting against ISIS with another terrorist organization?" But Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Ankara has "legitimate" security concerns and had given Washington advance warning of the operation. (more...)
Edward Snowden backs former RAW chief's article against Aadhaar Edward Snowden backs former RAW chief's article against Aadhaar
- January 23, 2018

Snowden had then said that instead of prosecuting the journalist, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI ) should be penalized for the alleged leak. Taking to Twitter, Snowden said, "The journalists exposing the #Aadhaar breach deserve an award, not an investigation". The hearing comes four months after the supreme court ruled that privacy is a fundamental right of all Indians, which immediately put a cloud over the aggressive linking of Aadhaar with other schemes and ... (more...)
Here are the Women's Marches happening across the Bay Area Here are the Women's Marches happening across the Bay Area
- January 23, 2018

Jackie Algee is an organizer with the Women's March and says the fight for women's rights is only becoming more crucial. The rallies - which are definitely a little smaller than they were the first time around, but still a massive show of force - took place in rallies in Washington , New York , Los Angeles , Chicago and about 250 other cities across the country. (more...)
Boston ABC Affiliate Tweets Photo of Aaron Hernandez After Patriots Win Boston ABC Affiliate Tweets Photo of Aaron Hernandez After Patriots Win
- January 23, 2018

WCVB eventually deleted the tweet , but not before gaining widespread notice for jarringly morbid imagery on a night of celebration for the Patriots and countless Boston-area residents. Brain scans later found serious effects of CTE and it will forever be one of the more interesting sports stories in history. Some just stick out more than others. (more...)
Brixmor Property Group Inc. (BRX), Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) — Trending Stocks Alert
- January 23, 2018

Meeder Asset Inc has 0.02% invested in Brixmor Property Group Inc . ( BRX ) ended its previous trading session at $17.12 with the Gain of 1.54%. About 444,246 shares traded. It has a 15.98 P/E ratio. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Brixmor Property Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. (more...)
Cold Case Of Hayley Dodd's Murder Finally Receives Conviction Cold Case Of Hayley Dodd's Murder Finally Receives Conviction
- January 23, 2018

Francis John Wark has been found guilty of murdering Mandurah teenager Hayley Dodd . Justice Jenkins was visibly shaken and Hayley's mother Margaret burst into tears as the verdict was handed down. Hayley disappeared on July 29, 1999, then aged 17. The family emerged from the court wearing yellow roses in their hair in remembrance of Hayley and other missing people. (more...)
Palestinian leader urges European Union to recognize state, boost role
- January 23, 2018

Speaking late on Sunday , one of the Arab legislators who participated in the protest at the start of Mr Pence's speech , Yusuf Jabareen, told The National: "The Trump-Pence declaration goes against global law and consensus about Jerusalem, so our stand comes to send a message to the American administration, Israel and the worldwide community that we stick to the two-state solution with East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine and reject the Trump declaration". (more...)
Google spending beaucoup euros on expansion in France Google spending beaucoup euros on expansion in France
- January 23, 2018

Japan's Toyota unveiled a 300 million euros plan ($367 million) to enlarge its Onnaing auto factory, creating 800 new jobs by 2020. "Macron's throwaway comment highlights the fundamentally undemocratic nature of the European Union and why we should be delighted that Britain is finally leaving it". (more...)
MONDAY SNOW: Expect awful evening commute MONDAY SNOW: Expect awful evening commute
- January 23, 2018

St. Paul and Minneapolis declared snow emergencies , affecting street parking beginning at 9 p.m. Monday night. By the early afternoon, more than 300 flights were canceled at Minneapolis-St. Maplewood, Roseville, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, and Rosemount canceled or postponed city meetings. That aside, the forecast envisioned more than a foot of snow for southern Minnesota by Monday evening, falling in a broad band running from Sioux Falls, S.D., east and north to Mankato, Fairmont, ... (more...)

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