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Pope condemns 'fake news' in annual message on Social Communications Pope condemns 'fake news' in annual message on Social Communications
- January 25, 2018

Pope Francis , an ardent critic of false reporting, called for a shared commitment to rediscovering "the dignity of journalism and the personal responsibility of journalists to communicate the truth". A start date for the unit has not yet been set, but the Downing Street spokesman said UK Defense Secretary, Gavin Williamson, will give provide further details in a statement "in due course". (more...)
Five Injured in Shooting at a US School are in Critical Condition Five Injured in Shooting at a US School are in Critical Condition
- January 25, 2018

Darnell noted that assault and attempted murder carry the same potential penalties, but said in the future the assault counts could be upgraded. Kentucky State Police Lt. "I grabbed two other people and put them in my auto and I just tried to get out of there as like fast as I can", said Sydney Ellegood, a Marshall County High School junior. (more...)
USA school shooting: Toll rises to two dead, 19 hurt USA school shooting: Toll rises to two dead, 19 hurt
- January 25, 2018

The students killed were Bailey Holt, a 15-year-old girl, and Preston Cope, a 15-year-old boy, state police said. Police have not released a motive for the shooting but said they believed the gunman acted alone. "I got up and tried to run, but I fell", she said. I heard someone hit the ground. It was chaotic outside the school as parents and students rushed around trying to find each other, said Dusty Kornbacher, who owns a nearby floral shop. (more...)
United States champions 'free and fair trade' as Davos forum awaits Trump's arrival United States champions 'free and fair trade' as Davos forum awaits Trump's arrival
- January 25, 2018

But President Trump is taking his antithetical philosophy in hopes of selling the globe on "America First". Liu He, President Xi Jinping's main economic adviser, echoed his boss's lofty pro-globalization words from last year's Davos summit, promising foreign companies greater access to China's financial services market, manufacturing and some service industries. (more...)
Drummond Spouts Off After All-Star Game Snub Drummond Spouts Off After All-Star Game Snub
- January 24, 2018

As the names of the All-Star reserves were revealed on Tuesday, there are some big name players who were not included in the list but have made strong cases to be part of the annual showcase. Others are ticked because, for better or for worse, All-Star appearances are factored in when analyzing a player's career. Horford's rating is 18.7. The NBA just announced the reserves in the East are: Kyle Lowry, Bradley Beal, Victor Oladipo, John Wall, Kristaps Porzingis, Kevin Love and Al Hortford. (more...)
Canada PM Trudeau to address World Economic Forum today Canada PM Trudeau to address World Economic Forum today
- January 24, 2018

He said employers must hire, promote and retain more women not because it is a nice thing to do, but because it is the smart thing to do. He said that would lead to much-needed innovation and change in the workplace. It was an inclusive rallying cry in a World Economic Forum annual meeting that began with India prime minister Narendra Modi and will close with Donald Trump, and establishes Trudeau, once again, as the clear flag bearer for a progressive world view. (more...)
Why India's 1% corner most wealth: Rahul Gandhi asks PM Why India's 1% corner most wealth: Rahul Gandhi asks PM
- January 24, 2018

The harrumphing quip from the International Monetary Fund managing director testified to sensitivity on gender inequality that World Economic Forum organizers have been trying to address: Lagarde is one of seven on a new all-woman cast of co-chairs of the Davos meeting this year. (more...)
Snowboarder dies on Vancouver Island's Mount Washington Snowboarder dies on Vancouver Island's Mount Washington
- January 24, 2018

The BC Coroner's Service is investigating after a man in his 20s was killed in a snowboarding accident at Mount Washington. "This is a very sad tragedy. The death comes a day after a massive snowfall closed the resort. He had been snowboarding within the resort boundary. Rivers added the resort can not confirm if the death occurred in a tree well, and noted the coroner will be investigating further. (more...)
Stock Brushing a Recent High: ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN)
- January 24, 2018

The firm has a market cap of $34,212.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.33, a P/E/G ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 1.74. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $10.77. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 30 by Jefferies. On Thursday, April 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform". (more...)
SpiceJet Great Republic Day sale ends on Midnight January 25 SpiceJet Great Republic Day sale ends on Midnight January 25
- January 24, 2018

The sale began on January 22, 2018 and will continue until January 25. So you still have time to cop the cheap flight tickets you were looking for, for your weekend escape. The offer isn't legitimate for the whole seat design however just for a set number of seats that will be offered on a first-come, first-served premise. (more...)
Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend in frenzied stabbing Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend in frenzied stabbing
- January 24, 2018

Stimpson admits manslaughter but denies murder, arguing diminished responsibility. The crown does not accept his plea of diminished responsibility. The 23-year-old was sitting in her Citroen auto at the busy Chatham Dockside Outlet in Kent when Stimpson repeatedly knifed her in the neck and head just after 11am on June 29 last year. (more...)
Man charged with 7 counts of attempted murder in unprovoked 'random shootings' Man charged with 7 counts of attempted murder in unprovoked 'random shootings'
- January 24, 2018

Ron Taverner, describing the case as "disturbing" but saying the force is breathing a sigh of relief that things didn't turn out worse. One week later, investigators said another shooting was reported at around 3:10 p.m.in the area of Finch and Islington avenues. (more...)
Partick Thistle 1-2 Celtic Partick Thistle 1-2 Celtic
- January 24, 2018

Any hopes the Jags had of adding to their paltry tally of one point from a possible 63 against Celtic soon faded, however, as Leigh Griffiths bagged a 70th-minute victor after Scott Sinclair had earlier converted from the spot. 'It's a big issue with you guys. He said: "We know what we have and we know what Leigh can do". Asked if the Scot had made a timely point by scoring, Rodgers said: 'I don't think anyone needs reminding. (more...)
US House passes bill to avoid govt. shutdown US House passes bill to avoid govt. shutdown
- January 24, 2018

Mulvaney said that if the shutdown continues into Monday, there were be three categories of federal employees affected: those who will continue to come to work, another group that will come to work for about four hours "to help shut things down" and those who will not come to work at all. (more...)
Shares in Molson Coors Brewing Co (TAP) Acquired by Midas Management Corp
- January 24, 2018

Stadium Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Computer Programs & Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $402.77 million market cap company. Analysts await Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) to report earnings on February, 13. Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 0% or 16,960 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Kuwait to resume economic aid to Lebanon Kuwait to resume economic aid to Lebanon
- January 24, 2018

Kuwait's emir and Lebanon's president also condemned the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a statement released after the summit. Speaking to the press after the encounter, Minister of State for Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah said that the talks centered on bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern. (more...)
Mississippi State Bulldogs at Kentucky Wildcats Preview 01/23/18 Mississippi State Bulldogs at Kentucky Wildcats Preview 01/23/18
- January 24, 2018

The Bulldogs had 16 assists and 11 turnovers, while the Wildcats had 11 assists and 11 turnovers. Florida's 8.3 turnover percentage was their largest advantage over Kentucky, who had a mark of 19.5. LEXINGTON , Ky. (AP) - Kentucky didn't need to be pretty or dominating, just effective enough at the right times to break out of its recent slump. (more...)
Anti-LGBTQ murders rose by over 80 percent in 2017 Anti-LGBTQ murders rose by over 80 percent in 2017
- January 24, 2018

Past year was the deadliest on record for the United States's LGBTQ community, according to a report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. Data shows that an anti-LGBTQ murder occurred about once a week, totaling 52 homicides throughout 2017. That's nearly double the 28 single-incident anti-LGTBQ homicides registered in 2016. (more...)
Trump right to launch nuclear attacks not trusted by his citizens Trump right to launch nuclear attacks not trusted by his citizens
- January 24, 2018

From January 2017 to January 2018, the president's rating would steady decline before sticking around between 36% and 37%. His most recent weekly average, based on January 15-21 interviewing, is 36%. Republicans' ratings of Trump are not out of line with what prior presidents have gotten from supporters of their party. Trump only has a 34% approval rating among independents, down from the 60% average they gave to all first-year presidents between Dwight Eisenhower and Obama. (more...)
In South Korea, A Backlash Against Olympics Cooperation With The North In South Korea, A Backlash Against Olympics Cooperation With The North
- January 24, 2018

A 12-member delegation from South Korea entered the North Tuesday morning to examine facilities at a symbolic mountain resort and ski range, marking another historic moment in inter-Korean relations as Seoul tries to use Pyongyang's participation in the Winter Olympics to bring the regime back to denuclearization talks. (more...)
Texting and driving legislation moves through Florida Senate
- January 24, 2018

Keith Perry , R-Gainesville, would make texting and driving a primary offense, which means Floridians could get pulled over if they're found typing on their phones behind the wheel. Drivers would still be able to use their phone for Global Positioning System and for calls, but would not be allowed to text while behind the wheel. (more...)
Border Patrol recorded boarding Greyhound bus in Florida, checking IDs of passengers Border Patrol recorded boarding Greyhound bus in Florida, checking IDs of passengers
- January 24, 2018

The Miami Herald also noted that what might appear to be a violation of the US Constitution's Fourth Amendment - which protects against unreasonable search and seizure - has been common Border Patrol practice for more than a decade, citing a 2005 story in which an anti-Castro militant dodged agents who boarded a Greyhound bus. (more...)
California Man Gets Life for Buying Filipino Children California Man Gets Life for Buying Filipino Children
- January 24, 2018

The FBI said that Clemans conspired with a woman in the Philippines to exploit children from her country. According to the AP, Clemans was an Army veteran and worked as a pilot in Bangkok, Thailand, for two years. McGregor Scott, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California, discusses the sentencing of Michael Carey Clemans, during a news conference. (more...)
This election is between Allah and Rama, says Karnataka BJP MLA This election is between Allah and Rama, says Karnataka BJP MLA
- January 24, 2018

On a complaint by Bantwal Yuva Congress president Prashant Kulal, the Bantwal Town Police have registered a case under Sections 153 (A) and 505 (2) of the Indian Penal Code. This time the voters should decided whether they want to vote for Allah or Ram, Sunil Kumar said. Are you going to elect Allah again and again or choose a person who loves Rama? "This is the issue - it's not between BJP and Congress", said the BJP's Kumar. (more...)
Calgary skydiver killed in Southern California roof crash Calgary skydiver killed in Southern California roof crash
- January 24, 2018

A witness described the skydiver as wearing a "glider suit" and said the victim attempted to deploy his parachute, but it failed to open before the skydiver hit the home. Paramedics arrived at the home and pronounced the man dead. Per the Riverside County Fire Department's report, an investigation into the incident is being handled by the local sheriff's department. (more...)
Shock twist in case of girl left on school bus Shock twist in case of girl left on school bus
- January 24, 2018

The Logan mother at the centre of a freaky story this week has now deleted her social media profiles after her five-year-old daughter was reported missing and then found sleeping alone on a locked school bus on Monday. A spokesman for Logan Coaches said the "matter was being investigated" but would not go into further detail. It has been claimed the bus driver did not realise the five-year-old had boarded the bus along with four other students, and noticing the other students had all exited ... (more...)
Hamilton man wanted following several attacks involving a machete Hamilton man wanted following several attacks involving a machete
- January 24, 2018

The first incident took place on December 7, 2017 at around 4:30 p.m., Hamilton police said in a news release. The suspect fled with the machete before officers arrived on scene. where police allege the same suspect returned with a machete and threatened the woman. A woman in the residence tried to intervene and called police, but the suspect once again fled with the machete before police arrived. (more...)
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...)

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