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Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever
- January 24, 2018

A local man can't wait to volunteer for the week leading up Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis. This year's showdown between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles is still pricey. The AFC and NFC champion will move on the Big Game on February 4 in the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. He says he wants to highlight the Land of 10,000 Lakes to the thousands of Super Bowl attendees. (more...)
Warrant out for arrest of suspect in quadruple shooting in Etobicoke Warrant out for arrest of suspect in quadruple shooting in Etobicoke
- January 24, 2018

Four men with gunshot wounds were found in a vehicle. Nasir and Carr died at the scene, while the other two men were taken to hospital. Police said Tuesday that a suspect identified as 21-year-old Toronto man Ubaid Said is now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. (more...)
Davidson High School Student Arrest for Gun on Bus Davidson High School Student Arrest for Gun on Bus
- January 24, 2018

Students were said to have never been in danger. "The student will not be returning to school in the foreseeable future". It was not immediately clear whether the BB gun made it inside the school. Police said when they asked the boy about the gun, he laughed. Police took the student into custody and petitions were obtained for possession/transportation of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm on school property and underage possession of a ... (more...)
Shiva Sena, 2nd largest party in NDA, going alone in 2019 elections Shiva Sena, 2nd largest party in NDA, going alone in 2019 elections
- January 24, 2018

He also handled the BMC poll campaign for the Sena in January previous year. But a section of BJP leaders termed the Sena's decision "mere public posturing". "These new appointments have been made to ensure that Shiv Sena's bhagva (Sena's saffron flag) is unfurled in Maharashtra", he said . Shiva sena, once was main party while BJP was supporting party but now with roles reversed, Shiva sena is finding it hard to live down with the facts. (more...)
Recovery efforts underway after man fell into El Dorado water treatment conduit
- January 24, 2018

The utility posted a notice on its website Monday evening that said a man fell in near Sly Park Dam south of Pollock Pines. The pipe carries water from Jenkinson Lake 1 1/2 miles to an EID treatment plant in Pollock Pines, where Mayes lived. (more...)
Manhunt underway for bank robbery suspects who were chased into Columbus Co
- January 24, 2018

According to a WMBF story , the manhunt was still taking place as of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the vehicle eventually stopped and more shots were fired at officers. According to a robocall sent out by the Columbus County Sheriff's Office Tuesday afternoon, the suspects are considered armed and risky. As law enforcement continues their search, Sealey asked that residents don't answer their doors for people they don't know and call law enforcement if they see anyone suspicious in their ... (more...)
LSU HC Will Wade talks bounce-back win against Aggies LSU HC Will Wade talks bounce-back win against Aggies
- January 24, 2018

It was LSU's first home victory since a 104-52 win over North Florida on December 22. The Lady Tigers fell to 12-6 (4-3 SEC) with the loss while Texas A&M improved to 16-5 (5-2 SEC). Center Tyler Davis added 12 with 12 rebounds. Empty start: LSU has a goal of getting five "turkeys" - three consecutive stops on defense - every game. (more...)
No. 14 Red Raiders rally to beat Oklahoma State
- January 24, 2018

The Cowboys fell to 0-4 on the road this season. Here are three observations from Oklahoma State's loss to No. 14 Texas Tech. It was the second straight game the Cowboys led by 12 at halftime, yet they again couldn't maintain a second-half lead. (more...)
Intel warns users to steer well clear of its own Spectre fix Intel warns users to steer well clear of its own Spectre fix
- January 24, 2018

Intel Corp . reported on Monday that it has discovered the cause of reboot issues that affected its Broadwell and Haswell processors after patches were applied created to fix potential side-channel "speculative execution" exploits. The problem has to do with the patch that prevents one of the two Spectre attacks. The company has urged customers to abandon installing the update , as it can cause "spontaneous" rebooting of devices. (more...)
Man Dies In Crash After Fleeing Police In Quincy Man Dies In Crash After Fleeing Police In Quincy
- January 24, 2018

The other vehicle that was struck was a light-colored four-door sedan that appeared to have been only slightly damaged. The driver, identified as an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger in the suspect's vehicle was ejected and taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both women's injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. (more...)
School Choices 'Empower Parents' to Seek Best Future for Children School Choices 'Empower Parents' to Seek Best Future for Children
- January 24, 2018

On Wednesday, two RCA students will be going along RCA's Chief Academic Officer Ginger Hathaway for breakfast with legislators at the statehouse's School Choice Week party. "I can see the difference", she said. Across the country this week, thousands are showing their support for more choices for students where they will attend school. (more...)
12-year-old charged as adult in armed carjacking at Walmart
- January 24, 2018

Deputies took Dixon into custody on January 19 and he's facing felony carjacking charges. The teen's mother told Miami Herald news partner CBS4 that she was the one who turned him in. The three teenage boys allegedly followed the woman from inside the store to the parking lot - and then nearly ran the woman over during their escape. (more...)
Are Insiders Cutting Back Their Holdings in Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)? Are Insiders Cutting Back Their Holdings in Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)?
- January 24, 2018

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) has risen 20.11% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Brandywine Invest Management Llc accumulated 589 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q3. It dropped, as 54 investors sold HOG shares while 151 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. (more...)
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 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) 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
- 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...)

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