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Turkey to Continue Military Campaign Against Syrian Kurds Despite US, Russian Warnings Turkey to Continue Military Campaign Against Syrian Kurds Despite US, Russian Warnings
- January 25, 2018

The safety of Europe, prestige of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and protection of the EU starts on Turkey's border, according to Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD) head Zafer Sirakaya Wednesday. is used for any goal other than fighting Daesh, the United States will withdraw its support for the group. The Russian government has since reportedly suggested to the YPG that it would help deter the Turkish invasion if the Kurds hand Afrin over to Assad. (more...)
Lumentum Holdings (LITE) Gets an Upgrade to a "Underweight" Rating
- January 25, 2018

The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report before the market opens on Tuesday, February 6th. Aegean Marine Petrol had 14 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Insider ownership increased by a total of 1.8 million shares, which suggests that SRNE's key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. (more...)
Macron at Davos: EU Must Strengthen to Compete with China Macron at Davos: EU Must Strengthen to Compete with China
- January 25, 2018

Sometimes, he said "we have to accelerate some change". Meanwhile, the Chief Executive of IDA Ireland has said the recent corporate tax cut in the USA will not have a bearing on the IDA's operations in securing United States foreign investment. (more...)
Flynn reportedly met with Federal Bureau of Investigation past year and didn't tell Trump
- January 25, 2018

Yates reportedly told McGahn that Flynn had lied to Vice President Pence and other administration officials about his communications with Kislyak and other Kremlin officials. Yates, who was sacked January 30, has testified before Congress that McGahn asked her how Flynn had done in his interview, and she said she told the White House counsel she could not comment on that. (more...)
Senate confirms former drug exec Alex Azar as Trump's health chief Senate confirms former drug exec Alex Azar as Trump's health chief
- January 25, 2018

Azar served for two years at HHS as deputy secretary under former President George W. Bush and served as a general counsel of the department prior to that. Azar, who conceded that "every incentive in the system is towards higher prices" for drugs, said he is committed to lowering costs. But he dismissed a similar move for Medicare's larger prescription-drug benefit, known as Part D, saying private companies already bargain on the government's behalf. (more...)
North Korean ship caught likely violating sanctions, Japan says
- January 25, 2018

One individual was identified as an official of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, while the remaining five were designated for their links to the regime's financial networks. Among them were North Korea's vice consul in Nakhodka, Russia and an individual reportedly involved in sending North Korean laborers to Abkhazia. Treasury named the firms as Beijing Chengxing Trading Co. (more...)
BJP dismisses Kerala Government Republic Day circular BJP dismisses Kerala Government Republic Day circular
- January 25, 2018

Though the circular says that heads of educational institutions should hoist national flag on the Republic Day, different departments have come up with different interpretations of the guideline. The Vyasa Vidya Peethom school is a private school with affiliation with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). "Pinarayi Vijayan government's circular on hoisting national flag is against the spirit of Republic Day". (more...)
Elton John calls presser amid speculation he will retire from touring Elton John calls presser amid speculation he will retire from touring
- January 25, 2018

The 70-year-old entertainer made the announcement at a news conference at YouTube's headquarters in New York City. "I love them so much". "I'm not Cher ", he said during the announcement, referencing the "Believe" singer's habit of returning to live work following supposed "farewell" tours. (more...)
Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa
- January 25, 2018

The new leader, in attendance at the World Economic Forum in Davos , told world leaders and investors Zimbabwe is "open for business". Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on November 24, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. (more...)
Comedian Steve Brown Onstage Attacker Arrested Comedian Steve Brown Onstage Attacker Arrested
- January 25, 2018

Toatley was taken into custody this morning and transported to the Alvin S Glenn Detention Center. Brown had said earlier that when he asked the suspect if he was ok, and the suspect replied "Don't f-- with me, man". It's a claim that hurts Hamlett. Lott said the security guards did their job, and credits them with reacting properly. He says one of guards was hurt by Toatley so badly he needed a wheelchair the next day. (more...)
Mich. troopers shot while serving warrant Mich. troopers shot while serving warrant
- January 25, 2018

A Michigan State Police (MSP) detective and a trooper were shot and wounded Wednesday while serving a search warrant in a rural township in USA state of Michigan. The trooper is not seeking medical attention at this time, officials said. He was shot in the chest. Lt. Dale Hinz said that he didn't know if the troopers fired shots during the incident. (more...)
More details of allegations against Keillor released More details of allegations against Keillor released
- January 25, 2018

McTaggart says the investigation has been thorough. Keillor and his staff work in a building away from Minnesota Public Radio's headquarters, and NPR's newsroom is independent of the company's corporate structure. It was about how he found one of his female employees physically arousing. I just was in shock. MPR faced a wave of negative criticism following its decision in November to end its relationship with Keillor. (more...)
CNN's Don Lemon says Trump rhetoric responsible for threats against network CNN's Don Lemon says Trump rhetoric responsible for threats against network
- January 25, 2018

After months of Stalin and Hitler-like (not hyperbole - look it up!) attacks on news organizations that dared question him, one man who apparently thought he was being a patriot threatened to commit a mass shooting at CNN's Atlanta headquarters. (more...)
Twin boys granted different legal citizenship status Twin boys granted different legal citizenship status
- January 25, 2018

Their fathers, Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks, are now challenging a policy they say discriminates against LGBT parents by refusing birthright citizenship based on blood relationships. She is married to Stefania Zaccari, and they have two sons. The lawsuit brought on the couple's behalf by Immigration Equality, an LGBTQ immigrant rights organization, alleges that the State Department denied citizenship to the child because the boy did not have a biological connection to the parent with USA ... (more...)
Netanyahu discusses Mideast opportunities with world leaders at Davos forum Netanyahu discusses Mideast opportunities with world leaders at Davos forum
- January 25, 2018

Netanyahu held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Swiss President Alain Berset and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev. The Israelis are reportedly trying to snag a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, after the two countries struck a deal that ended a six-months long diplomatic stand-off. (more...)
David Cameron: Brexit isn't as bad as I expected David Cameron: Brexit isn't as bad as I expected
- January 25, 2018

While the very large number of bodies and individuals who have recanted their project fear views since the vote actually took place may suggest that Cameron's remark that "It's turned out less badly than we first thought" may be a slight underestimation, others have been more frank. (more...)
German far-right AfD politician converts to Islam German far-right AfD politician converts to Islam
- January 25, 2018

The news seems particularly surreal given the fact that Wagner said in July a year ago - a month before the 2017 general election - that Chancellor Angela Merkel had made " a giant mistake " to open Germany's border to migrants from Muslim-majority countries, according to Tagesspiegel newspaper. (more...)
In Brazil, Court Will Determine If Former President Will Run Again In Brazil, Court Will Determine If Former President Will Run Again
- January 25, 2018

He also made significant improvements in housing and education, which stand in contrast to those who governed the country in the past. However, such an appeal would not suspend his ineligibility if his conviction is upheld unless he obtains a preliminary injunction to suspend his conviction issued by the higher courts. (more...)
3 dead after gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan 3 dead after gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan
- January 25, 2018

The Save the Children headquarters have been attacked by gunmen, who are believed to have started the attack with a auto bomb. At least three people - two security guards and one civilian - lost their lives in Wednesday's attack, and another 26, including six police officers, were injured, according to the Associated Press. (more...)
Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down
- January 25, 2018

Richards has reportedly already told some of Planned Parenthood's board of directors. Richards was at the forefront of making Planned Parenthood a national force in politics and activism, bringing on celebrities to back the organization's initiatives and organizing rallies across the nation to bring women's issues to light. (more...)
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...)

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