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Twitter second-in-command leaving for finance startup SoFi Twitter second-in-command leaving for finance startup SoFi
- January 24, 2018

In Noto, SoFi has chosen a fast-rising executive in the tech industry. Still Greenfield says that CEO Jack Dorsey will be able to propel growth at the company. While Twitter's stock price has fallen steadily over the last three years, in the last few months it has ticked upward. After SoFi Co-Founder Cagney stepped down as the CEO a year ago, the company's Executive Chairman Tom Hutton assumed the role of Interim CEO. (more...)
Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push
- January 24, 2018

It's also still unclear what bill Trump would sign. The government shutdown came to an end Monday after Senate Democrats agreed to support a short-term spending bill that will keep the government open through February 8. The president immediately followed that comment by focusing the blame on the party's "far left" base. He said they had not caved but received a commitment to vote on some sort of immigration fix for a young group of illegal immigrants brought into the country ... (more...)
Optimism that Rob Gronkowski will be cleared for Super Bowl Optimism that Rob Gronkowski will be cleared for Super Bowl
- January 24, 2018

They'll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy. In the history of the Super Bowl there have been only five players to receive the game's Most Valuable Player trophy a few times, and all of them are quarterbacks. (more...)
Sony's Live-Action Barbie Movie Gets Delayed to 2020 Sony's Live-Action Barbie Movie Gets Delayed to 2020
- January 24, 2018

Alethea Jones is in line to direct the film, and several scribes, Lindsey Beer, Jenny Bicks, Kim Caramele , Diablo Cody , Bert V. Royal and Hilary Winston, are said to have writing credits. By the time she returns to Barbieland to save it, she has gained the realisation that perfection comes on the inside, not the outside, and that the key to happiness is belief in oneself. (more...)
Two terrorists killed in drone strike in Orakzai Agency
- January 24, 2018

Earlier, on January 17, as many as two suspected militants were killed in the day's second drone strike in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan, Geo News reported citing sources. According to officials of the political administration of the tribal agency, two terrorists were killed when a U.S. drone targeted their hideout in Dapa Mamozai area of Orakzai Agency. (more...)
Important Analyst's Ratings to Watch: Stryker Corporation (SYK), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)
- January 24, 2018

About 1.16 million shares traded. For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 21 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $1.6 per share. $333,965 worth of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX ) was sold by Parini Michael on Friday, January 12. (more...)
Gisele Bundchen apparently asked Jay Feely to convince Tom Brady to retire
- January 24, 2018

Sports Illustrated's Greg Bishop recently penned a long profile on Brady that includes an anecdote about Bundchen recruiting one of the quarterback's longtime friends, kicker Jay Feely, to convince Brady to retire prior to this season. "I don't think it's a healthy thing for a body to go through that kind of aggression all the time", Bundchen said at the time. I'd be so bored if I wasn't going out there, knowing that I could still do it. (more...)
Georgia drops a double overtime thriller to Arkansas Georgia drops a double overtime thriller to Arkansas
- January 24, 2018

Arkansas was out-rebounded 38-28 and shot a dozen fewer free throws. The Bulldogs, two games under.500 in the SEC, haven't finished with a losing record in conference play since 2012. On his 22nd birthday, Barford scored 24 points on 10 of 20 shooting. Daryl Macon has 11 of Arkansas' 12 points in the overtime periods. This is the second game in a row Georgia has kept a team cold early only to see it catch fire later. (more...)
WH: Home Panel Ought to Launch FISA Memo for 'Transparency' WH: Home Panel Ought to Launch FISA Memo for 'Transparency'
- January 24, 2018

If he says yes, the memo can be released. "You and I have had the opportunity to review numerous documents that the intelligence committee claims are the basis for its memo", Nadler wrote to his committee's chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. (more...)
Girl Complained About Bullying, Killed Herself Minutes Later Girl Complained About Bullying, Killed Herself Minutes Later
- January 24, 2018

Superintendent Bill Husfelt said in a statement on Monday the school district would not comment on any internal investigations at the school until they have had time to review PCBPD's statement and investigation. In a press release by the Panama City Beach Police Department, the arrests came after an investigation into the circumstances of Gabbie's death, which revealed that she was potentially a victim of online bullying, reported the Panama City News Herald . (more...)
JK: Congress, National Conference stage walkout from assembly JK: Congress, National Conference stage walkout from assembly
- January 24, 2018

People are running from borders. The Congress Legislature Party leader, Nawang Rigzin Jora also gave chorus to the protesting NC leaders and said, "This government is watching the deaths of civilians silently". Mubarak Gul MLA Eid Gah demanded that government should send a team of legislators to border areas to know the situation. He said that Pakistan can not take care of its internal affairs, what to talk of development and growth for its civilians and all the Pakistani Nationals are ... (more...)
OR approves new taxes for Medicaid costs OR approves new taxes for Medicaid costs
- January 24, 2018

The extra taxes are expected to generate between $210 million and $320 million by 2019. "On behalf of our patients and the communities we serve, Oregon's hospitals are deeply gratified by the passage of Measure 101", said Andy Davidson, president and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. (more...)
China Has Banned Hip-Hop Culture And Rappers From National Television China Has Banned Hip-Hop Culture And Rappers From National Television
- January 24, 2018

China has chose to ban hip-hop culture and tattoos from appearing on television due to how "tasteless and obscene" the country considers it. China has banned hip-hop culture and people with tattoos from appearing on television. PG One was recently forced to make a public apology for lewd lyrics in his song "Christmas Eve", while GAI was dropped from the television program " The Singer " with no reason given, Reuters reports . (more...)
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Coverage Initiated at Evercore ISI
- January 24, 2018

The stock increased 0.37% or $1.6215 during the last trading session, reaching $435.5615. About 159,358 shares traded. NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) has declined 68.03% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. The companyÂ's da Vinci surgical System translates a surgeonÂ's natural hand movements, which are performed on instrument controls at a console into corresponding micro-movements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small incisions or ports. (more...)
Pak-US strong partnership to ensure Afghan peace: Aizaz
- January 24, 2018

However, no exact figures were immediately available for either fatalities or injuries. "Eleven of the 14 foreigners have been previously identified as working for the private Afghan airline KamAir". The slain included nine people from Ukraine and one person each from Greece, Germany and Kazakhstan, Kabul Police Chief Salem Ehsas said. He said this while addressing a gathering of South Asian experts, academics, opinion makers, USA government officials and media representatives in Washington ... (more...)
Ex- CJN Dahiru Musdapher dies at 75 Ex- CJN Dahiru Musdapher dies at 75
- January 24, 2018

He died on Monday evening at a London Hospital. The death Justice of Dahiru Musdapher was a great loss to his immediate family and also to Jigawa and Nigeria due to his enormous and resourceful contribution. Mallam Musdaher's father was the first headmaster of the first primary school in Babura. He lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation. "He shall be sorely missed". (more...)
State Capture inquiry ready but unable to start work State Capture inquiry ready but unable to start work
- January 24, 2018

During a press briefing in Midrand on Tuesday, Justice Zondo told reporters that the regulatory frame work - which will give him the power to appoint evidence leaders and investigators - is days away from being finalised, but stressed that the commission could not start until the terms of reference were received. (more...)
Man found severely burned in San Francisco's Mission District Man found severely burned in San Francisco's Mission District
- January 24, 2018

The man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, she said. The victim - a man in his 50s - was rushed to the hospital. Investigators were looking for witnesses or surveillance video that might help determine how the man got burned. (more...)
Israeli Border Police neutralizes attempted stabbing in the West Bank Israeli Border Police neutralizes attempted stabbing in the West Bank
- January 24, 2018

No Israelis were harmed in the attack. On Tuesday, Border Police at an observation point near the Tapuach Junction saw the teens approaching a bus shelter at the traffic circle and believed they were acting suspiciously. The attack at the Tzomet Tapuach junction happened while American Vice President Mike Pence was visiting the Western Wall, a sacred site for Judaism. (more...)
Canadians Wary Of US Stance On NAFTA Canadians Wary Of US Stance On NAFTA
- January 24, 2018

President Donald Trump said the talks were going "pretty well" and Canada's chief negotiator said he had high hopes for progress. Negotiators were hoping to complete talks prior to the Mexican presidential elections and U.S. A new economic analysis for the Business Roundtable shows that the net loss of U.S.jobs would total 1.8 million within the first year, according to the study, which was prepared by Trade Partnership Worldwide . (more...)
USA will 'never allow' Iran to have a N-weapon: Pence USA will 'never allow' Iran to have a N-weapon: Pence
- January 24, 2018

The divergent paths on display Monday highlight the impasse in a 25-year-old peace process that has mostly fumbled for progress in the past decade. Mr Netanyahu told Mr Pence it was the first time a visiting dignitary could utter those three words along with him, and he thanked Mr Pence for President Donald Trump's "historic" recognition of Jerusalem . (more...)
Dems, GOP grow even further apart in views of Israel, Palestinians Dems, GOP grow even further apart in views of Israel, Palestinians
- January 24, 2018

Last year's survey found that 33 percent said they sympathized with Israel and 31 percent said the Palestinians. White evangelical Protestants, who overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump , are especially supportive of Israel. 7 percent who said he favored Israel too much. The poll posted Tuesday showed 79 percent of Republicans sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians whereas 27 percent of Democrats sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians. (more...)
Legislation to trim House advances Legislation to trim House advances
- January 24, 2018

The author of the legislation, state Rep. "My goal is to let our bosses, the people of Pennsylvania, make the final decision about the size of its state House", Knowles said in the release. Only California pays its state lawmakers more. Others said lawmakers would be stretched thin. If the legislature loses 52 members, House members will represent an average of about 80,000 constituents, compared to the roughly 60,000 people per legislative district now. (more...)
Martin O'Neill, Roy Keane extend Rep of Ireland contracts until 2020 Martin O'Neill, Roy Keane extend Rep of Ireland contracts until 2020
- January 24, 2018

The Derry native will continue as the manager of the Republic of Ireland team until 2020. O'Neill's backroom staff have also received extensions. The FAI confirmed the news on the eve of the draw for the UEFA Nations League in Lausanne, Switzerland. (more...)
Floridians to consider second-chance measure to restore felons' voting rights Floridians to consider second-chance measure to restore felons' voting rights
- January 24, 2018

To get on the ballot, the initiative needed 766,200 valid signatures. To view the full article, register now. Florida is one of three states along with Iowa and Kentucky that permanently bars former felons from voting, giving the Sunshine State one of the highest rates of disenfranchisement in the country. (more...)
School bus full of children slides down icy street in MA School bus full of children slides down icy street in MA
- January 24, 2018

Officials said the bus driver was picking up students when a flash freeze created slippery conditions. Sutton Public Schools did not announce a delayed opening on Tuesday prior to the crash but all school buses were delayed following, according to the Sutton Police Department. (more...)
Recent Insiders Bustle: Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC), Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Recent Insiders Bustle: Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC), Ventas, Inc. (VTR)
- January 24, 2018

The SI to Eqt Corporation's float is 3.91%. The firm has price to earnings growth of 1.47, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. Argus raised their price target on shares of Norfolk Southern from $145.00 to $150.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. (more...)
Legal action threatened over rapist Worboys' parole report Legal action threatened over rapist Worboys' parole report
- January 24, 2018

A fresh allegation is understood to have been made against John Worboys. The Parole Board is able to assess the continued risk posed by prisoners based on psychiatrist and prison guard reports at Parole Board hearings that take place around once a year for each offender. (more...)
Duckworth to be first sitting US senator to give birth Duckworth to be first sitting US senator to give birth
- January 24, 2018

Senator to have a baby while in office". Duckworth has worked on a number of initiatives to help working families during her time in office, including and. Senator to have a baby while in office". "Parenthood isn't just a women's issue, it's an economic issue and an issue that affects all parents - men and women alike", she said. (more...)
Weather warnings remain in place for Storm Georgina Weather warnings remain in place for Storm Georgina
- January 24, 2018

The warning is valid from midnight until 5am Wednesday, January 24. While a status yellow rainfall warning is also in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo and Clare. Rainfall totals of 25-35mm are expected and there's a risk of spot flooding and thunder right across the country. Storm Georgina is set to bring gale-force winds to parts of Scotland which could cause disruption on the roads for rush hour commuters. (more...)

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