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Cuomo Aide's 'Old Fashioned' Corruption Trial Opens Cuomo Aide's 'Old Fashioned' Corruption Trial Opens
- January 25, 2018

Attorney Robert Boone said in an opening statement. Boone said Percoco started to line his pockets as a result of a cash squeeze after he bought a pricey Westchester County house in 2012 and his wife, Lisa, quit her teaching job, and arranged for Kelly to hire Lisa for $7,500 a month - almost $300,000 over three years - for a "low show" job developing an elementary school energy education program. (more...)
Democrats Reach Deal With Republicans To End US Government Shutdown Democrats Reach Deal With Republicans To End US Government Shutdown
- January 25, 2018

On Friday, Senator Casey voted to shut the government down and deny funding for our veterans, military, seniors, and health insurance for our children. They also case doubt on GOP leaders' promise to hold a free-wheeling immigration debate over the next few weeks - a move made to entice Democrats back to the table and reopen government. (more...)
I leave it to God, Kenyans - Alfred Keter I leave it to God, Kenyans - Alfred Keter
- January 25, 2018

The Majority Leader explained that Nandi County, where Keter comes from, is represented by Tinderet MP Julius Meli who chairs the Education Committee and Serem of Aldai as vice-chair in the Trade Committee. "We should follow the Constitution", said Keter. "What we are going through is unfortunate, as members of parliament we are presiding over the collapse of parliament". (more...)
Britney Spears finishes $137 million Vegas run, goes on the road Britney Spears finishes $137 million Vegas run, goes on the road
- January 25, 2018

This current tour is the last time anybody will be able to see the show in the flesh. Translation: Get on it, people! Her Las Vegas residency may be over, but Britney Spears has the world for her stage. Spears' residency was the first production in the newly refurbished Axis theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort in 2013. Following Britney's success, the Axis is now the host of residencies and mini-residencies by The Backstreet Boys , Jennifer Lopez , Lionel Richie , and Pitbull . (more...)
Michael Wolff: Trump does not want to be president Michael Wolff: Trump does not want to be president
- January 25, 2018

But none of those people were Trevor Noah . The outspoken author also called the Trump White House the greatest group of knuckleheads ever assembled and admitted that he thinks the current Commander-in-Chief is a "bald" man who can't even read a balance sheet. (more...)
Achmea Investment Management BV Purchases Shares of 35193 McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)
- January 25, 2018

McCormick & Company, Incorporated has a 12-month low of $88.64 and a 12-month high of $106.50. It has underperformed by 11.58% the S&P500. North Star Investment Management Corp increased its stake in Lsi Inds Inc Com (LYTS) by 20.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
People Smugglers spruik New Zealand People Smugglers spruik New Zealand
- January 25, 2018

The National Party has accused the Prime Minister of risky "grandstanding" with her offer to take in Australian-held asylum seekers, after media reports from across the Tasman suggested it had increased people-smuggling attempts. The offer was originally raised by the Key government in 2013 and rejected, but pressed again multiple times a year ago by Ms Ardern, irking the Australian government and raising criticism by the opposition she had overstepped the mark with her criticisms. (more...)
Their view: Deal to reopen government leaves opening for Trump Their view: Deal to reopen government leaves opening for Trump
- January 25, 2018

Trump promised that Mexico would pay for the wall , but it has repeatedly said it will not do so, and the funding for the project has instead fallen to USA taxpayers. Senator Lindsey Graham , a Republican pointman on the immigration negotiations, hailed Trump's comments as a major breakthrough. Trump, once again, said he will insist on an end to the diversity lottery system, which encourages immigration from a variety of countries. (more...)
Here's Facebook's survey for news website trustworthiness Here's Facebook's survey for news website trustworthiness
- January 25, 2018

The first - " Do you recognise the following websites " - asks whether or not the user has heard of a particular publication, and the second - " How much do you trust each of these domains? " - asks to rate them on a scale from "Not at all" to "Entirely". (more...)
Duterte to Middle East nations: Treat Filipinos with dignity Duterte to Middle East nations: Treat Filipinos with dignity
- January 25, 2018

On January 19, the Labour Department suspended the deployment of OFWs to Kuwait because of the death of seven Filipinos there. A visibly angry Duterte was speaking shortly before boarding a flight for India to attend a regional summit. "Because DOLE went ahead in announcing already, nandiyan na 'yan, we're working around that", he added. Duterte said Kuwait was an ally, but abuse should not be tolerated. (more...)
Arshi Khan throws a party to celebrate her stint on Bigg Boss Arshi Khan throws a party to celebrate her stint on Bigg Boss
- January 25, 2018

She also replied to a question asked by her fan regarding dancing skills, "In fact, after coming out of the house, someone told me that I should take up training in dancing". She even stated that Hina was ignoring media interactions post Bigg Boss 11 because she lost the title. Talking to a leading daily, Shilpa said, "They filed a criminal case against me as soon as they came to know that I was going to Bigg Boss". (more...)
Auburn basketball aiming to get back to fast starts Auburn basketball aiming to get back to fast starts
- January 25, 2018

Auburn will have a chance to avenge that loss Wednesday night in Columbia, Mo., but the game will hardly be a rematch. If Cuanzo Martin and the Tigers can grab offensive rebounds (No. Horace Spencer has started six games and averages 4.8 points and 5.2 rebounds. The pressure of expectations haven't slowed them down at all. Defensively, Missouri yields 65.6 points per game against the opposing teams. (more...)
Bert Van Marwijk appointed Socceroos coach Bert Van Marwijk appointed Socceroos coach
- January 25, 2018

Van Marwijk, who also coached Borrusia Dortmund and Hamburger SV in Germany, beat out a decorated field of contenders for the job, including Roberto Mancini, Louis van Gaal and Marcelo Bielsa. "And we will ensure they have the resources necessary to give them the highest level of preparation", Lowy said. With Van Marwijk now locked in just for the World Cup campaign, Arnold remains an option post-Russia. (more...)
Pedestrian struck, killed by stolen SUV being chased in NJ Pedestrian struck, killed by stolen SUV being chased in NJ
- January 25, 2018

In a tribute Tuesday night, fellow members of the deaf community used their hearts and hands to pray for 33-year-old Umar King. "We come to reflect on our old schoolmate", Thyson Halley said at the vigil. Prosecutors said it appears the officer followed protocol but that, too, is under investigation. An eyewitness, Eyleen Marquez, described the chaotic scene. (more...)
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict asks SC to recall 1999 order Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict asks SC to recall 1999 order
- January 25, 2018

A convict who has spent 26 years in jail for the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi has requested the Supreme Court in India to reopen the case and cancel his conviction. Sriharan alias Murugan, A.G. Perarivlan alias Arivu and T. Suthendraraja alias Santhan - the Tamil Nadu government (on February 19) sent a proposal to the Centre to release all the convicts including four others. (more...)
Sohrab case: HC quashes gag order, calls media 'most powerful watchdog' Sohrab case: HC quashes gag order, calls media 'most powerful watchdog'
- January 25, 2018

She said that the Criminal Procedure Code provided only for the high courts and the Supreme Court to issue such ban orders. Mere apprehension of the accused that the media might sensationalise the proceedings was not a sufficient ground for banning reporting it, the high court said. (more...)
Swiss marchers protest against Trump, break through Davos security cordon
- January 25, 2018

However, according to the chancellor, in spite of the global nature of economic and social problems in Europe isolationism and protectionism can not be a proper solution. She posted that the past year had been filled with " many wonderful moments", but she did not mention the President by name. In her speech the chancellor touched upon such burning issues of modern politics as a worldwide surge of nationalism and strive for isolationism, populist sentiments and Brexit. (more...)
Woakes: No reason why England can not whitewash Australia 5-0 Woakes: No reason why England can not whitewash Australia 5-0
- January 25, 2018

Maxwell said selectors dropped him without the chance to show off his improved temperament in India past year. "Test cricket is still the pinnacle in my eyes". Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood believes that more time needs to be spent honing white ball bowling skills ahead of the 2019 World Cup. Speaking from Adelaide Hazlewood said: "We haven't quite transitioned from Test cricket to one-day cricket as well as we could have. (more...)
BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda From Party's Primary Membership BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda From Party's Primary Membership
- January 25, 2018

He said Panda did not campaign for BJD candidates in elections to panchayati raj institutions even in his own constituency, and indulged in "anti-party activities", supporting opposition candidates. "IMFA is a company which is into mining, ferro-alloys and power in Odisha". Political observers, however, believe that Panda's suspension from BJD is a direct fallout of his attack on the functioning of the Chief Minister's Office (CMO). (more...)
Robshaw, Brown 'borderline' for England Robshaw, Brown 'borderline' for England
- January 25, 2018

Saracens' Billy Vunipola and Wasps' Nathan Hughes have both already been ruled out of the Six Nations with injuries, leaving head coach Eddie Jones short of ball-carrying back-rows. The Harlequins duo will continue their rehabilitation at England's training camp in Portugal. "He's unbelievable in the pool", Jones said. England face Italy in Rome on Sunday, 4 February in their Six Nations opener. (more...)
Sukumar's Rangasthalam teaser released: Ram Charan's new avatar raises expectations Sukumar's Rangasthalam teaser released: Ram Charan's new avatar raises expectations
- January 25, 2018

From Ram Charan's nonchalantly aggressive demeanour to the rich colour shades, the teaser gives an intriguing peek into a place which calls a hearing-impaired engineer, "sound engineer". Said to be a period drama directed by Sukumar, the film also stars Aadhi Pinisetty and Jagapathy Babu in pivotal roles. The music for the film is composed by Devi Sri Prasad and the project is bankrolled by Naveen Yerneni, Y Ravi Shankar and Mohan Cherukuri under Mythri Movie Makers banner. (more...)
Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)
- January 25, 2018

Its opening price on the last trading day was $25.98. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $186.25 but made a 51.87% recovery since then. There has been an observed change of -7.77% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. (NYSE:XEC). Mitchell Grp Incorporated has 287,685 shares. (more...)
Senate votes to end USA govt shutdown Senate votes to end USA govt shutdown
- January 25, 2018

DACA represents the central issue of the next shutdown fight, but it won't the only policy problem Congress must resolve before February 8. "It's up to the Democrats , but they (the Dreamers ) should not be concerned", Trump told reporters during an impromptu question-and-answer session at the White House. (more...)
Child poverty in United Kingdom is 'growing crisis', research shows Child poverty in United Kingdom is 'growing crisis', research shows
- January 25, 2018

Nationally, the figures also show that some of the most deprived areas of the United Kingdom have seen the biggest increases in child poverty since the coalition's last local child poverty figures, for December 2015, with some areas seeing increases of 10 percentage points. (more...)
United Nations hits out at surge in extra-judicial 'executions' in DR Congo United Nations hits out at surge in extra-judicial 'executions' in DR Congo
- January 25, 2018

In a story January 23, The Associated Press reported that Congolese security forces shot at United Nations human rights monitors. Riot policemen fire teargas canisters to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by Catholic activists in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. (more...)
White House voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown White House voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown
- January 25, 2018

Trump last week rejected a bipartisan proposal, saying he wanted to include any deal for Dreamers in a bigger legislative package that also boosts funding for a border wall and tighter security at the US border with Mexico. Chuck Schumer , D-New York. "We'll make a long-term deal on immigration if, and only if, it's good for our country". Republicans are seeking to lift spending caps on order to pump more money into the Pentagon, Trump wants funding for his border wall, ... (more...)
Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis
- January 25, 2018

Members of the Indonesian Special Forces hold a demonstration in honor of Defense Secretary James N. Mattis before Mattis met with Indonesia's Chief of Defense Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 24, 2018. The United States and Vietnam are building a positive future together, Mattis said, adding that he looks forward to a productive dialogue that is a continuation of other USA visits and engagements. (more...)
Trump meets Duggan, other mayors at White House Trump meets Duggan, other mayors at White House
- January 25, 2018

President Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House Wednesday. Landrieu, who leads the U.S. Conference of Mayors says, "an attack on mayors who lead welcoming cities is an attack on everyone in our conference". (more...)
Wild police chase ends in violent crash Wild police chase ends in violent crash
- January 25, 2018

A suspect in a red vehicle began speeding along the freeways just before 10 a.m. The suspect then climbed out of the vehicle and took off running, with DPS troopers chasing him on foot. He stopped at a red light and kept driving after law enforcement rammed his Jeep. Tabel then crossed into northbound lanes, still headed southbound, where he sideswiped a white SUV and crashed head-on with a black SUV at Spence Avenue. (more...)
Tory MP slammed over charity dinner where women were groped Tory MP slammed over charity dinner where women were groped
- January 25, 2018

She said: "Does she also share my disgust for the women who put themselves in a position of leadership and groomed and pimped the young ladies involved and agree that their actions also are abhorrent?" The women were allegedly told to wear black underwear to match short, black, skirts they had been given for the evening. (more...)

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