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Malaysia: Trial for Doan Thi Huong resumed Malaysia: Trial for Doan Thi Huong resumed
- January 23, 2018

The women, in their 20s, are accused of killing Kim Jong-Nam on February 13 a year ago with the nerve agent VX at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in a hit that stunned the world. In reply to lawyer Gooi Soon Seng representing Siti Aisyah, one of the accused from Indonesia, during cross-examination, Shankar said the police had recorded statements from all personnel in his department, himself included, but none of them was charged in regard to the incident. (more...)
USA firm starts search effort to locate MH370 USA firm starts search effort to locate MH370
- January 23, 2018

No sign of the plane was found in a 120,000-square- kilometer sea search zone and the Australian-led hunt, the largest in aviation history, was suspended in January a year ago. Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday that the Seabed Constructor had reached the remote spot in the Indian Ocean where Australian scientists believe the plane went down. (more...)
Police searching for missing schoolgirl find body Police searching for missing schoolgirl find body
- January 23, 2018

Police carried out a number of searches in the area, and confirmed shortly before 9pm last night that a body had been found. Her family are being supported by specialist officers and have requested for privacy at this extremely hard time. (more...)
McClanahan, Savannah State beat Norfolk State 104-99 in OT McClanahan, Savannah State beat Norfolk State 104-99 in OT
- January 23, 2018

Savannah State trailed for the first 14 minutes of the second half and then took its first lead of the half at 76-74 after an 8-0 run. McClanahan finished 7 of 13 from 3-point range and grabbed eight rebounds. The Spartans scored 12 of the final 17 points to cut the SSU lead to 52-49, after the third quarter. SSU falls to 2-15 overall, and to 0-6 in MEAC play. (more...)
$3.03 Billion in Sales Expected for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP) This Quarter
- January 23, 2018

Microsoftcorp now has $706.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $84. About 23.60M shares traded or 0.81% up from the average. Bokf Na holds 0.14% or 32,704 shares. Cadence Mgmt Lc reported 30,262 shares. Coldstream Management Incorporated owns 19,325 shares for 0.33% of their portfolio. (more...)
ME town manager fired for white separatist comments ME town manager fired for white separatist comments
- January 23, 2018

A town manager in Jackman, Maine, is under fire for making white separatist and anti-Islamic comments. On his website, Kawczynski said the press have unfairly portrayed him as a racist, but he will continue to stand up for what he believes. (more...)
CPTPP signing date set in March CPTPP signing date set in March
- January 23, 2018

The deal was reached after two days of talks in Tokyo, and came just hours after Trump imposed tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines - his first major move to level what he says is a global playing field tilted against US companies. (more...)
Democrats vote to reopen government, and activists say they've caved Democrats vote to reopen government, and activists say they've caved
- January 23, 2018

Bill Nelson was part of a group of Senate Democrats and Republicans who switched their vote on Monday to agree to a short-term spending bill that reopens the federal government in exchange for a debate and vote on a legislative solution for almost 800,000 undocumented young immigrants known as Dreamers . (more...)
Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down 2 lanes on I-85 Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down 2 lanes on I-85
- January 23, 2018

Two of three lanes are closed. "Continue to expect delays". A tractor trailer crash is causing trouble for commuters in Wethersfield late Monday afternoon. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident. We'll have more information as this story develops. Witnesses can send news tips and photos here. (more...)
US Government shutdown: After three days, Democrats strike a deal with Republicans US Government shutdown: After three days, Democrats strike a deal with Republicans
- January 23, 2018

The roughly 700,000 young people were brought to the United States illegally as children, mainly from Mexico and Central America. The House passed a stopgap bill last week that would have funded the federal government through February 16, but the change to the bill in the Senate forced House lawmakers to vote on the new terms. (more...)
U.S. to deploy 1000 more troops to Afghanistan U.S. to deploy 1000 more troops to Afghanistan
- January 23, 2018

American officials are reportedly trying to bill the increase in U.S. military forces as an "adjustment" to the mission, rather than a requested increase in troops "associated with a shift in strategy", an unnamed spokesman for U.S. A spokesman for the top USA commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson Jr., told the Post that they had not specifically asked for more troops, but indicated that new forces would likely lead to an adjustment under their current strategy instead of a new plan. (more...)
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) Achieve New Highs
- January 23, 2018

About 739,714 shares traded or 68.55% up from the average. It is down 0.00% since January 22, 2017 and is. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) earned "Neutral" rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, July 29. If the $228.03 price target is reached, the company will be worth $1.34 billion more. (more...)
'Untenable' - Bolton UKIP chief says party leader Henry Bolton must resign 'Untenable' - Bolton UKIP chief says party leader Henry Bolton must resign
- January 23, 2018

Under former leader Nigel Farage , the right-wing euroskeptic party was a major force behind Brexit . Speaking to ITV's Good Morning Britain, Mr Bolton denied that his private life was to blame in the crisis gripping the party. "The longer he stays, the more damage he does to the party". "His refusal to accept the NEC decision to quit, and his insistence on carrying out a full EGM, could provide a lifeline for UKIP". (more...)
HPD: Man shot, robbed in SW Houston HPD: Man shot, robbed in SW Houston
- January 23, 2018

Investigators say around noon on Saturday the elderly man was followed into the parking lot by two other men. Police said they received a dispatch call to the grocery store , where they found That Huu Le shot to death. Surveillance video shows the victim's white Lexus SUV originally entered the parking lot with a gold Infiniti sedan following. One male reported deceased. (more...)
Prosecutors to seek 21-month sentence for Paul's neighbor Prosecutors to seek 21-month sentence for Paul's neighbor
- January 23, 2018

The attack left Paul with six broken ribs , cuts on his face and fluid buildup in his chest. Boucher said he saw Paul stacking brush onto an existing pile, and on the day of the incident he'd had "enough" - and executed a "running tackle" of Paul . (more...)
Thousands of anti-Trump protesters in Haiti cause United States embassy shutdown Thousands of anti-Trump protesters in Haiti cause United States embassy shutdown
- January 23, 2018

The demonstration came after Haiti's government condemned the reported Trump remarks, which were also criticized by the Haitian ambassador in Washington. But when Conan spoke with a Norwegian in Haiti, she didn't seem too keen about taking the president's invitation. Another Haitian native hilariously had words for her president. (more...)
Trump tweets it's 'a flawless day for all Women to March' Trump tweets it's 'a flawless day for all Women to March'
- January 23, 2018

CJPatruno/Twitter Protestors in NY on Saturday. vglyons/Twitter Advertisement Demonstrators packed the streets, walking from the Upper West Side to Midtown.AaronMendezNYC/Twitter Revelations about powerful men abusing women have driven activists to demand deeper social and political change.LucieVagnerova/Twitter Groups of women rallied together to fight for equality. (more...)
Russian Federation bans British comedy 'The Death of Stalin' Russian Federation bans British comedy 'The Death of Stalin'
- January 23, 2018

She added that several committee members, along with Oscar-winning film director Nikita Mikhalkov, had sent a letter to Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky, asking him to " postpone the release of the film ". They said: 'Not only is this a work with very poor actors and a careless and untruthful backdrop, the film is also a libel on the history of our country, an evil and absolutely inappropriate alleged "comedy" that demonises the memory of our citizens who defeated fascism'. (more...)
European Union removes eight global locations from tax haven blacklist European Union removes eight global locations from tax haven blacklist
- January 23, 2018

It noted that these commitments were backed by letters signed at a high political level. Goranov said in a news conference after the meeting that commitments could not be disclosed without the green light of the countries who made them. It also checked whether the tax system encourages multinationals to unfairly shift profits to low tax regimes, avoiding higher duties in other states. (more...)
Warm Weather For Your Weekend, With A Chance Of Storms On Sunday Warm Weather For Your Weekend, With A Chance Of Storms On Sunday
- January 23, 2018

Northwest wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. East wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 40. West wind around 6 miles per hour. Thursday , the high will be near 57 with sunny skies, the weather service said. Be the first to know when news happens. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. (more...)
Women's March 2018 was a success Women's March 2018 was a success
- January 23, 2018

Adele , Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Whoopi Goldberg were among a host of celebrities who joined the walks, which also voiced support for campaigns against sexual misconduct following the Harvey Weinstein scandal. "Doing nothing is not an option". Singer Adele shared a photo on Instagram of herself, Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lawrence holding placards at a women's march as she issued a " power to the peaceful" rallying cry. (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater: 'This Year, This Team, We Did Some Great Things' Teddy Bridgewater: 'This Year, This Team, We Did Some Great Things'
- January 23, 2018

The day I signed, I got a call from the owner welcoming me to the team. Who will be the Vikings' primary starting quarterback in 2018? I love the coaching staff. When free agency hits, expect a handful of quarterback-needy teams to come calling in addition to the Vikings. The Vikings promoted Sloter to the active roster early in 2017 after Bradford was injured and maneuvered to keep him on the 53-man roster even as Bridgewater and eventually Bradford returned to health. (more...)
Russia-Trump: Jeff Sessions questioned in Mueller inquiry
- January 23, 2018

A former Alabama senator, Sessions became an early endorser of Trump when the real estate tycoon was struggling for support from lawmakers and his chances of winning the White House seemed remote. Sessions is entangled in Mueller's investigation in multiple ways. Appointed as a special counsel last May, 's office has spent some $7 million on its Russian Federation investigation, which has resulted in criminal charges for four former Trump campaign and administration officials. (more...)
$1B PennEast Pipeline Gets FERC Greenlight Amid Concerns $1B PennEast Pipeline Gets FERC Greenlight Amid Concerns
- January 23, 2018

The route includes 24 municipalities in Pennsylvania and six in New Jersey. "We were able to achieve a significant amount of colocation with other utilities to minimize community impact", she said. Homeowners who live on the proposed route as well as local and state-level elected officials will speak out against PennEast's planned use of eminent domain to take private property for a pipeline that would provide no public benefit. (more...)
U.S. government shutdown to end as senators advance bill U.S. government shutdown to end as senators advance bill
- January 23, 2018

Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending. And if McConnell doesn't follow through on immigration , Democrats will still be able to use his promise to vote against the next spending bill on February 8 and pin the blame on Republicans . (more...)
Foot of snow projected for southern Minnesota Foot of snow projected for southern Minnesota
- January 23, 2018

One additional ingredient is anticipated to make conditions even more challenging for metro inhabitants. Wind gusts were up to 30 miles per hour in Hennepin County and the surrounding area, according to the National Weather Service. The bulk of heavy snowfall and strong winds swept through Minnesota's southern cities Monday, including Minneapolis and St. Paul. Meteorologist Nick Carlyle says road conditions will be dicey once commuters get closer to the Twin Cities. (more...)
Father of Mylee Billingham in serious but stable condition Father of Mylee Billingham in serious but stable condition
- January 23, 2018

Last night Mark Billingham said: 'Please respect my family's privacy. The girl's mother Tracey Taundry, who lives at another property nearby, was found by neighbours outside her ex's bungalow screaming "they stabbed my baby". The incident took place on Valley View, Brownhills. Just before Christmas, he uploaded a picture to Facebook of him and his SAS hero brother smiling as they enjoyed a drink together. (more...)
BYU, LA Tech, and USF BYU, LA Tech, and USF
- January 23, 2018

The Cougars will travel to Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, to take on the Wolfpack on November 9, 2024. Teams included are West Virginia (2018, 2019), Mississippi State (2020, 2021), Texas Tech (2022, 2027), Brigham Young (2024, 2030), Notre Dame (2023, 2025, 2029, 2031) and Vanderbilt (2026, 2028). (more...)
Outside View: Deal to reopen government leaves opening for Trump's leadership Outside View: Deal to reopen government leaves opening for Trump's leadership
- January 23, 2018

The Senate voted 81-18 to end a filibuster of a spending bill that would fund the government through February 8 and reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years. "The question is, how do we get out of here in a way that reflects what the majority of the body wants to do", said Sen. Several prominent Democrats, liberal groups and immigration rights organizations criticized Schumer for agreeing to a vote Monday that did not guarantee the passage of a DACA extension. (more...)
Israel arrests 8 Palestinians in West Bank: Palestinian sources Israel arrests 8 Palestinians in West Bank: Palestinian sources
- January 23, 2018

In addition, the soldiers invaded and searched homes in Salfit city, in central West Bank, and abducted a legislator, identified as Omar Abdul-Razeq, less than two months after his release from Israeli prisons. Wafa added that with the detention of Abdul Razeq, that number now stands at 11, noting that most Palestinian lawmakers are being held in administrative detention - Israel's widely condemned policy of internment without charge or trial. (more...)

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