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'Number of homeless people in England hits highest level' 'Number of homeless people in England hits highest level'
- January 25, 2018

Campaigners have described the rise as a "catastrophe" following continual rises since 2010, urging that evidence shows how the problem can be fixed. Of these, there were 1,137 rough sleepers in London - an increase of 18% from the 2016 figure of 964. (more...)
Super Bowl bound Jamaican-born Patriot among best in NFL - Belichick Super Bowl bound Jamaican-born Patriot among best in NFL - Belichick
- January 25, 2018

The Cowboys and 49ers have each won five. The organization will also make one or two Patriots team captains available Thursday around 2:15 p.m., but don't expect to hear from star tight end Rob Gronkowski . Nobody else on the planet has more than seven. It's the 17 year in a row that a former Tiger will play in the Super Bowl . That certainly seems reasonable, given that New England has a history of playoff success and the Eagles have been without their starting ... (more...)
Trump willing to be questioned `under oath` in Russian Federation probe Trump willing to be questioned `under oath` in Russian Federation probe
- January 25, 2018

Amid reports that Donald Trump might soon be summoned to appear before Robert Mueller , the White House doctor wrote a note on Wednesday indicating that Trump was too sick to talk to the special counsel. "And I'm looking forward to it". "Whether they have a little company or whether they work or whatever they're doing - if they do a great job, I think it's a nice thing to have incentive of, after a period of years being able to become a citizen". (more...)
Karnataka Bandh: Amit Shah rally in Mysuru postponed by a few hours Karnataka Bandh: Amit Shah rally in Mysuru postponed by a few hours
- January 25, 2018

While the Congress party has given its tacit support for the bandhs, BJP and the Janata Dal (Secular) have-individually and for different reasons-called it a political game by the former. Congress is instigating various organisations to call for bandh. "I have never seen a Govt. performing as bad as the Siddaramaiah-led Govt.in Karnataka.There is no need but some cheap political mileage in transferring Rohini Sindoori at a time when she is functioning in an appropriate manner.In order to ... (more...)
President Macron Calls For 10-Year Plan To Strengthen EU President Macron Calls For 10-Year Plan To Strengthen EU
- January 25, 2018

He said the fund will focus on disruptive innovation. He was speaking in Davos , a day after Washington imposed steel import tariffs on washing machines and solar panels, billed as a way to protect American jobs by President Donald Trump , who is widely expected to take further action on steel, aluminium and intellectual property. (more...)
GCSE league tables show rise in number of 'failing' secondary schools GCSE league tables show rise in number of 'failing' secondary schools
- January 25, 2018

The tables now measure performance on different criteria with classroom standards ranked against new indicators called Progress 8 and Attainment 8 (see below), which are considered a better assessment of the performance of pupils of all abilities. (more...)
Mummified Swiss woman is related to … Boris Johnson Mummified Swiss woman is related to … Boris Johnson
- January 25, 2018

Buried in fine clothes, the woman was thought to be from a wealthy family. It only became clear in 2017, in newly discovered archives, that the mummy had been uncovered once before, in 1843. Bischoff's daughter married Christian Hubert Baron Pfeffel von Kriegelstein, and several generations of Von Pfeffels later the family line reaches Boris Johnson's father, Stanley. (more...)
Form Australian batsman Aaron Finch sidelined for fourth England ODI in Adelaide Form Australian batsman Aaron Finch sidelined for fourth England ODI in Adelaide
- January 25, 2018

The fourth match of the series is on Friday - Australia Day - in front of an expected 53,000 sell-out at the Adelaide Oval before the final match at the new Optus Stadium in Perth on Sunday. The two teams will square off again in another five-match series in England later this year, before the 2019 World Cup in the same country. Asked to explain the upturn, he said: "Having been ducking and weaving a lot in the Test series, it's nice to be able to swing at a few to be honest". (more...)
Liberals ending community mail box conversions, but won't restore door-to-door Liberals ending community mail box conversions, but won't restore door-to-door
- January 25, 2018

Wednesday, the government announced it was terminating the former Conservative government's program to replace home mail delivery in Canada with community boxes. Her appointment is part of a broader renewal of the Board of Directors, incorporating greater diversity and broader perspectives, including labour. Mike Palecek, National President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers isn't pleased with the announcement . (more...)
Padmaavat: Rahul Gandhi condemns BJP over Gurugram school bus attack Padmaavat: Rahul Gandhi condemns BJP over Gurugram school bus attack
- January 25, 2018

Earlier on Wednesday, a Haryana Roadways bus was set on fire near village Bhondsi in Gurgaon allegedly by protesting activists of Karni Sena , officials said. Police said two persons have been detained for the violence. Khirwar said, "We have requested mall managers to tighten their internal security'". Section 144 has already been imposed in Gurugram, which will be in effect until January 28. (more...)
Davos diplomacy scene won't be a natural fit for Trump Davos diplomacy scene won't be a natural fit for Trump
- January 25, 2018

After returning from the "longest in history" trip to Asia, Trump told members of the press the USA standing is on the rise. The U.S. dollar came under pressure after Mnuchin broke from tradition and said a weaker dollar was good for American trade. (more...)
River Seine traffic halted, stations to close as flood level rises River Seine traffic halted, stations to close as flood level rises
- January 25, 2018

Rivers continued to swell in the country amid heavy rain, while forecasters expected the situation to continue until the weekend. As water levels approached the six-metre mark, police and military personnel were deployed to Villeneuve-Saint-Georges to help evacuate residents to a nearby sports centre. (more...)
US Attorney General Sessions questioned in Russian collusion probe US Attorney General Sessions questioned in Russian collusion probe
- January 25, 2018

Mueller's planned lines of questioning were first reported by The Washington Post . His extemporaneous offer is good evidence of why the Trump legal team wants to keep him away from Mueller. Four indictments have come down so far in the investigation. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has been charged on 12 counts, including conspiring to defraud the United States in his dealings with Ukraine, and conspiracy to launder money. (more...)
Dog nearly dies after it was colored purple with hair dye Dog nearly dies after it was colored purple with hair dye
- January 25, 2018

It nearly killed her. The department said that Violet came to them with eyes swollen shut, "she was limp and listless, she had obvious burns to her skin". But, when it was time to remove the bandages for the final time, shelter officials were still anxious that she was permanently blind or will get an infection, the Facebook post explains. (more...)
Disgraced US Olympics Doctor Larry Nassar Jailed For 175 Years Disgraced US Olympics Doctor Larry Nassar Jailed For 175 Years
- January 25, 2018

More than 150 women came forward to speak against the horrific acts performed on them by disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar . Nassar gave a short statement Wednesday in which he turned toward the women and girls, some of whom were weeping. (more...)
IPL auction: Normal to get distracted, says SA skipper Faf du Plessis IPL auction: Normal to get distracted, says SA skipper Faf du Plessis
- January 25, 2018

They are a proud team and wouldn't want to lose 3-0, we are expecting a good challenge from them. For us as a team, it's pretty simple. It's a time for everyone to step up and in times that have not gone our way to change things around for us and that will build characters, individuals and personalities. (more...)
CJP Nisar apologizes for his 'skirt' remark CJP Nisar apologizes for his 'skirt' remark
- January 25, 2018

That was not my intention. Deploring the fact that efforts were made to make a controversy out of his remarks , Chief Justice Nisar said, "The women are over 50 percent part of our society". Demanding "public apology", women's rights activists said Mr Nisar's endorsement of the quote reveals "deep-rooted sexism", discouraging women from joining the legal profession. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel talks marital problems between Donald Trump and Melania Jimmy Kimmel talks marital problems between Donald Trump and Melania
- January 25, 2018

I honestly never thought I would grow up to be the first lady, but you know what, I kind of like it". It could be a coincidence that Melania Trump canceled her trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos just after the news broke that her husband allegedly had an affair with an adult film star mere months after giving birth to their son Barron. (more...)
Indonesian leader begins 2-day official visit in Sri Lanka Indonesian leader begins 2-day official visit in Sri Lanka
- January 25, 2018

The Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and his family are on a private visit in Sri Lanka from 25-28 January 2018, the Foreign Ministry said. Meanwhile, Swiss Ambassador in Dhaka Rene Holenstein met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday at her office and updated the Prime Minister about Swiss President's Dhaka visit, another official told UNB. (more...)
Pretium Res Inc (PVG): Stock to Follow
- January 25, 2018

Pretium Res Inc (NYSE: PVG)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 20.3, whereas its price to book ratio for the most recent quarters is at 1.71. (NYSE: PVG ) on Monday, August 24 with "Sector Perform" rating. Roth Capital maintained Pretium Resources Inc . RBC Capital Markets maintained Pretium Resources Inc . (more...)
Walt Disney Co (DIS) Shares Sold by Gabelli Funds LLC Walt Disney Co (DIS) Shares Sold by Gabelli Funds LLC
- January 25, 2018

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Archford Capital Strategies Llc increased Disney Walt Co Disney Com ( DIS ) stake by 2777.69% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Police investigating after man dies following visit to Richmond trampoline park Police investigating after man dies following visit to Richmond trampoline park
- January 25, 2018

One woman claiming to be his sister posted a photo of Greenwood and his daughter, saying her brother just died. "This circumstance weighs heavy on all of our hearts". She said it took about 20 to 30 minutes for paramedics to arrive, and park-goers rushed to keep people out of the foam pit and clear the area, so the emergency workers could get to the man. (more...)
APC to Obasanjo: We remain best option for Nigerians APC to Obasanjo: We remain best option for Nigerians
- January 25, 2018

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers said that Nigeria was in a coma and that only the PDP could salvage the country. As former President Olusegun Obasanjo's bombshell to President Muhammadu Buhari, advising him not to re-contest the 2019 presidential election sent shock waves across the country Tuesday, governors, legislators and political leaders cutting across the two major political parties - the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) - met Tuesday night at an ... (more...)
Sterling briefly breaks through $1.41 after United Kingdom employment data Sterling briefly breaks through $1.41 after United Kingdom employment data
- January 25, 2018

The latest boost was provided by upbeat jobs data which allayed fears the economy was struggling and fuelled some bets the central bank may raise interest rates a few times this year. "It is becoming increasingly hard for the BoE to justify its ultra-accommodative policy stance", said Kallum Pickering, a senior economist at Berenberg, who expects, given the buoyant employment data, two interest rates hikes in 2018, which may provide yet further support to the pound. (more...)
Trump says he's open to pathway to citizenship for Dreamers Trump says he's open to pathway to citizenship for Dreamers
- January 25, 2018

Trump's positions have been hard to discern, vacillating between his expressions of sympathy for the DACA recipients and his hard-line demands for a crackdown on unauthorized immigrants. The White House and congressional Democrats are scrambling to resolve their differences on the politically charged immigration issue to avoid the possibility of another government shutdown in two-and-a-half weeks. (more...)
Aide Josh Gattis makes move to 'Bama official; a potential replacement emerges Aide Josh Gattis makes move to 'Bama official; a potential replacement emerges
- January 25, 2018

He thanked Franklin for "being a mentor/friend (and) helping shape me as a coach". "That love for each other [on Penn State's staff] is what truly makes decisions like this the hardest of my life!" Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was named as one of seven finalists for the Lombardi Award, given to the college football player who best shows excellence in performance, leadership, character and resiliency on and off the field. (more...)
Trump says he would speak to Mueller under oath in Russian Federation investigation Trump says he would speak to Mueller under oath in Russian Federation investigation
- January 25, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to a group of mayors in the East Room of the White House January 24, 2018 in Washington , DC. It is unclear when Bannon, who left the White House in August, will meet with Mueller's team. "I don't think I did", he said. Trump, however, said that setting a certain date for an interview would be "subject to my lawyers and all of that". (more...)
Sevilla dump Atletico from King's Cup Sevilla dump Atletico from King's Cup
- January 25, 2018

Atleti slipped 11 points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona following a 1-1 draw with Girona on Saturday and will not feature in the Champions League knockout stages having finished third in Group C behind Roma and Chelsea. Great play worked the ball out wide to Pablo Sarabia whose cross was met on the full by left back Escudero who struck the ball ferociously past Miguel Moya for the flawless start for the hosts. (more...)
World cheers on Serena's Fed Cup return World cheers on Serena's Fed Cup return
- January 25, 2018

Williams, 36, has not played competitively since winning the Australian Open previous year, after which it was revealed she was pregnant. In addition, her sister Venus, now ranked No. While the focus will be on Serena's return, the competition and the team is about more than just Serena. Williams was among the entries for the BNP Paribas Open, which runs March 5-18 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. (more...)
Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown
- January 25, 2018

At the White House , the administration said Tuesday that it expects Congress to move beyond a bipartisan deal to protect the undocumented immigrants that the president rejected during a vulgar exchange with lawmakers almost two weeks ago. (more...)

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