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Dreamers in limbo as lawmakers vote to end government shutdown Dreamers in limbo as lawmakers vote to end government shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Senator Tim Kaine waits to speak to a reporter on Capitol Hill after the Senate voted to fund the United States government, January 22, 2018 in Washington . McConnell previously promised Republican Sen. "I was more negative yesterday, last night, than I was today", said Sen. "It's official: [Senate Minority Leader] Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration White House: Trump remarks didn't derail ... (more...)
Gallup: Trump Lowest Approval for President in First Year Gallup: Trump Lowest Approval for President in First Year
- January 23, 2018

Presidents usually get substantial support from the public during their first year in office, known as the "honeymoon period" and marked by above-average job approval ratings. A remarkable 87 percent are in support of the DACA immigration program that was ended by the Trump administration. Trump recently described several nations as "shithole countries" in a recent discussion over migrants, and has traded barbs with the Mayor of London, British Prime Minister Theresa May , and the former ... (more...)
Woman Arrested In Parramatta For Allegedly Giving Thousands To Islamic State Woman Arrested In Parramatta For Allegedly Giving Thousands To Islamic State
- January 23, 2018

Merhi faced Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday afternoon, charged with five counts of intentionally making funds available to or collecting funds on behalf of a terrorist organisation. NSW Police Force Assistant Commissioner, Michael Willing, Commander of Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics Command, moved to reassure the community there is no current or impending threat to the community as part of today's arrest. (more...)
BidaskClub Downgrades Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) to Hold
- January 23, 2018

The stock increased 1.38% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $180.05. About 1.12M shares traded or 40.07% up from the average. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since January 22, 2017 and is downtrending. Highvista Strategies Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.78% in Expedia, Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 27. (more...)
US Senators reach deal to reopen government US Senators reach deal to reopen government
- January 23, 2018

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy voted against the plan, but cautioned optimism that McConnell's promise to give an immigration bill floor time would hold more weight than identical commitments in the past. If not, he said "it would be my intention to take up legislation" addressing those issues. "A vote to reopen the government today could be a fake-out", Greg Valliere, chief strategist at Horizon Investments, said in an email following the Senate vote. (more...)
Korea's Ex-Culture Minister Jailed for Operating Talent Blacklist Korea's Ex-Culture Minister Jailed for Operating Talent Blacklist
- January 23, 2018

Former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-choon was found guilty of abuse of power at his first trial in July a year ago. Cho Yun-sun, former culture minister and senior presidential secretary for political affairs, was put under custody in the courtroom as the appellate court sentenced her to two years in jail. (more...)
Pakistan PM to attend World Economic Forum meeting Pakistan PM to attend World Economic Forum meeting
- January 23, 2018

Abbasi also said that the next prime minister- in case Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is successful in the next elections- will be decided by party leader Nawaz Sharif. The prime minister further said that the National Accountability Bureau references have no link with the National Assembly and that there is no danger to the assembly. (more...)
Brownhills stabbing: arrested man is victim's father Brownhills stabbing: arrested man is victim's father
- January 23, 2018

She was taken to hospital and died a short time later. Billingham was said to be in a stable condition in hospital after sustaining stomach wounds. Police say they're treating the stabbings as a domestic incident and aren't looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee's killing, The Guardian reported. (more...)
Macron courts multitude of CEOs ahead of Davos meeting Macron courts multitude of CEOs ahead of Davos meeting
- January 23, 2018

Europe's biggest software company said it will invest 2 billion euros over five years in France on research and development, as well as backing and acquiring startups. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was also a guest of Macron's, along with 140 top execs from different industries, who met for a "Choose France" summit on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland. (more...)
Occupied Jerusalem on strike to protest U.S. vice president's visit to city
- January 23, 2018

Lauding President Trump's decision that he said "righted a 70 year wrong" to recognize Jerusalem as Israel capital, he pledged that the USA would relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to the "capital" by the "end of next year". Vice President Mike Pence is "strongly" urging the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table. They have rejected the US role in future peace talks. (more...)
Russian short track skater Ahn to miss Winter Olympics Russian short track skater Ahn to miss Winter Olympics
- January 23, 2018

It left the door open for Russian athletes with a clean doping history to be invited to compete as neutrals under an Olympic flag, however. "Nevertheless, their names are now included in the list of potential participants of the Games", Pozdnyakov said, as quoted by his press service. (more...)
Russian Federation to sell 6 Su-30 fighters to Myanmar Russian Federation to sell 6 Su-30 fighters to Myanmar
- January 23, 2018

Fomin said the Su-30 "will become the main fighter aircraft of Myanmar's air force to protect the country's territorial integrity and repel any terror threats". The army chief thanked Russian Federation for its supportive stance on Myanmar's handling of militant attacks in Rakhine State, which has come under heavy criticism by much of the worldwide community, including the United Nations and US. (more...)
Barcelona defender set for two weeks out Barcelona defender set for two weeks out
- January 23, 2018

Defending champion Real Madrid are 19 points adrift in fourth position with a game in hand. "It's spectacular. In the first half he had not appeared". Betis, which dropped to 11th place, was coming off two straight wins, one of them at city rival Sevilla. Barcelona announced on Monday that their club's Belgian defender , Thomas Vermaelen, will be out for two weeks. (more...)
8.2-magnitude natural disaster off Alaska coast prompts tsunami alert 8.2-magnitude natural disaster off Alaska coast prompts tsunami alert
- January 23, 2018

Hawaii was also put under a tsunami watch. " An investigation is underway to determine if there is a tsunami threat to Hawaii ". Tsunamis are a series of waves unsafe many hours after initial arrival time. According to their estimates, any tsunami would take at least three hours to strike the lower 49 states. People were woken by shaking buildings as the magnitude 8.2 quake struck, lasting for well over a minute, according to witnesses. (more...)
Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest
- January 23, 2018

The company has market cap of $3.76 billion. Embraer S.A. (ERJ) ended its previous trading session at $24.5 with the Loss of -0.77%. About 512,443 shares traded. The stock has "Buy" rating by Sandler O'Neill on Friday, January 12. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Friday, October 13. (more...)
Tesla Model S on 'Autopilot' smashed into parked fire truck Tesla Model S on 'Autopilot' smashed into parked fire truck
- January 23, 2018

And according to Tesla officials, the car's autopilot is intended for use "only with a fully attentive driver ". The fire truck had been parked in the left emergency lane and carpool lane, blocking off the scene of a previous accident, with a CHP vehicle behind it and to the side, said Culver City Fire Department battalion chief Ken Powell. (more...)
Daines supports budget impasse deal; Tester votes 'no'
- January 23, 2018

The full U.S. Senate roll call can be viewed here . "This all could have been avoided", he said. Our community health centers, especially the ones in the more rural corners of the state, still don't have a guarantee from their government that they will continue to receive funding, and consequently, don't have a guarantee that they will be able to continue to see the 100,000 patients that they serve in Montana. (more...)
Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump
- January 23, 2018

The deal gives Iran billions in sanctions relief in return for restrictions on its atomic programme. "We treasure this relationship". "We spend a lot of time talking about the world's problems - sometimes we forget about the importance of our own relationship", he said , adding: "We need to pay attention to that relationship and the importance of this relationship on a bilateral basis as well". (more...)
When is Donald Trump's speech? When is Donald Trump's speech?
- January 23, 2018

Donald Trump and Theresa May met at the White House in January 2017. The Swiss military is stationing 4,377 troops in and around Davos , Switzerland, to provide security for this year's meetings at the World Economic Forum , which is set to be headlined by Mr Trump. (more...)
Pakistan police arrests Zainab Ansari's murderer Pakistan police arrests Zainab Ansari's murderer
- January 23, 2018

The accused has been identified as Imran and is said to be a relative of the seven-year-old girl. The officials also claimed that suspect has already pleaded guilty. The post-mortem report revealed that she was sexually assaulted and murdered. The minor, who was a resident of the Kasur district of Pakistan's Punjab province, was kidnapped on her way to a tuition centre on January 4 from Kasur's Kot Road area. (more...)
HHS announces pro-life moves ahead of March for Life HHS announces pro-life moves ahead of March for Life
- January 23, 2018

The White House rarely confirms if Mr Trump is golfing when he visits a course, so it's not known exactly how many rounds of golf he's played as President, but his trips to the green have come under scrutiny after he was critical of his predecessor Barack Obama's fondness for the sport. (more...)
College student guns down principal over 'blasphemy’ College student guns down principal over 'blasphemy’
- January 23, 2018

Frontier Corps (FC) personnel arrested the shooter and handed him over to the police. In a video, the student , while being arrested, appeared to justify the murder saying he believed the college principal had committed blasphemy. The protest, which brought the federal capital to a virtual standstill for weeks in November previous year, ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators that injured over 200. (more...)
Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by one point Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by one point
- January 23, 2018

Through the opening exchanges Juve were exposing the visitors down both flanks with good movement by Douglas Costa , but the half chances were not converted. Juventus have beaten Genoa twice already in the 2017/2018 campaign. Gianluigi Buffon was again ruled out with a calf injury, but though he has been out of action since December 1, Allegri said the goalkeeper will be back in training in the week ahead. (more...)
Dallas County Republican Party Sue to Bounce 128 Democrats Off the Ballot Dallas County Republican Party Sue to Bounce 128 Democrats Off the Ballot
- January 23, 2018

Democrats' 12 percentage-point advantage on this "generic ballot" question is the largest in Post-ABC polling since 2006, although it is slightly larger than other polls this month. "When we started our push for tax cuts, I guaranteed that our bill would bring about more occupations, higher wages, and colossal alleviation for white collar class families, and that is precisely what we have conveyed", the president said. (more...)
Odisha pays homage to Netaji Subhash Bose, Veer Surender Sai Odisha pays homage to Netaji Subhash Bose, Veer Surender Sai
- January 23, 2018

The nationalist leader was generally known as Netaji or leader after his contribution in establishing and leading the Indian National Army during the course of the Indian freedom struggle. The charismatic Netaji Bose revamped the Indian National Army and sought worldwide support to end the British rule of India. "It is imperative for the central government to declassify all files, including those of the Intelligence Bureau, and appoint a high-powered Special Investigating Team (SIT) to ... (more...)
US Secretary of State Tillerson sweeps into Downing Road US Secretary of State Tillerson sweeps into Downing Road
- January 23, 2018

President Trump had been due to make the trip and officially open America's new base in London but cancelled claiming to be angry at the embassy project. Ahead of May's meeting with Tillerson, the British premier's spokesman said she would tell him that London was "fully committed to the deal and also to working with our allies to counter Iran's destabilising regional activity". (more...)
Was Schumer First To Blink In Shutdown Negotiations? Was Schumer First To Blink In Shutdown Negotiations?
- January 23, 2018

The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until the government is reopened. Schumer's agreement to allow passage of the budget in return for McConnell's promise to discuss a DACA extension in the near future was described as a sign of weakness by outraged liberals on Twitter , with Schumer himself being depicted by one activist as the " worst negotiator in Washington ". (more...)
Flu on the rise in West Michigan Flu on the rise in West Michigan
- January 23, 2018

Everyone needs to take the flu very seriously this year. " This season is shaping up to be particularly harsh", said Silbermann. That red line you are seeing on the chart above which is pinning upward in the middle of the chart is showing the number of flu-like predicaments told by the CDC's national network this year. (more...)
TCU vs. West Virginia - 1/22/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction TCU vs. West Virginia - 1/22/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 23, 2018

Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. "I'll take full responsibility for the loss". Few people were going to pick West Virginia or North Carolina to win it all, but to even get into that conversation, you have to win games like these. (more...)
The brain test that Trump passed was created by a Lebanese immigrant
- January 23, 2018

Trump is the nation's oldest president and there here has been ongoing speculation as to whether the 71-year-old is mentally fit to be president due to his sometimes erratic behavior - concerns that were amplified after the publication of the explosive book Fire and Fury , which stated that the president's team constantly anxious about his mental stability. (more...)

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