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Court orders #BrianMolefe to pay back Eskom's R11m Court orders #BrianMolefe to pay back Eskom's R11m
- January 26, 2018

The court ordered that these payments should be repaid within 10 days of the order. "We fully support the calls for the prosecution of Brian Molefe and all those implicated in this mismanagement of Eskom". And in another twist, Trade Union Solidarity chief executive, Dirk Hermann, said that Solidarity will push for Molefe's criminal prosecution. "It is a sad state of affairs when high-profile South Africans have to go to court in a bid to defend corrupt activities". (more...)
Germany calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin Germany calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin
- January 26, 2018

Speaking to Sputnik Turkey, political scientists Hasan Unal and Hasan Oktay explained why it was the US's misguided policies, not Russia's efforts, which have driven Turkish-US relations to their present low point. Russia, meanwhile, appears to have allowed the Turkish air force to operate in Syrian airspace, and facilitated the Turkish incursion by withdrawing Russian forces that had been deployed in Afrin for two years. (more...)
Border police thwart attempted stabbing attack Border police thwart attempted stabbing attack
- January 26, 2018

According to them, one of the officers fired a warning shot in the air after the suspects refused to stop. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the two injured Palestinians are children, identified as Mohammad Farhan Mohammad, 14, and Ahmad Sa'id Zazouq, 14, from the al-Jadeeda village, south of Jenin. (more...)
Rangers announce signing of Greg Docherty Rangers announce signing of Greg Docherty
- January 26, 2018

Docherty has recorded six assists and three goals in 21 league games this season for Hamilton, who lie in ninth place in the table. "It's another bit of business for another young hungry player desperate to enhance our group", the 43-year-old told Sky Sports . (more...)
Oldest human fossils outside of Africa discovered in Israel Oldest human fossils outside of Africa discovered in Israel
- January 26, 2018

All that remains is the left half of an upper jaw, with some fragments of palate, cheekbone, and the floor of the nasal cavity still attached, along with a complete set of upper left teeth. When it's done correctly, you strike just the right spot, and the carefully shaped flake comes right off. The implications go back even further for co-author and physical anthropologist Israel Hershkovitz of Tel Aviv University in Israel, who says the find suggests our ancestors arose far earlier than ... (more...)
New England women's coach Phil Neville under fire for tweet New England women's coach Phil Neville under fire for tweet
- January 26, 2018

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch responded to the Neville tweets by stating that "sexism of any kind must not be tolerated". Having spent the majority of her career at Everton Ladies, where she played from 2003 until her retirement in 2015, Brown-Finnis shares strong ties to Merseyside with the new England Women's manager, who himself played in 300 games for the Toffees. (more...)
PDP Brags, 'Unlike APC, We Are True Coalition Of Nigerians' PDP Brags, 'Unlike APC, We Are True Coalition Of Nigerians'
- January 26, 2018

The governor made the statement in Port Harcourt when a former Governor of Jigawa, Alhaji Sule Lamido, visited to inform him of his (Lamido) intention to vie for the position of president in 2019. He should not reap where he has not sown. "We realize that some of those peddling Obasanjo's statement as the holy grail are trying to desensitize people to its impropriety by claiming that Nigerians should consider the message and not the messenger". (more...)
Canadian Minister of Sport Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations Canadian Minister of Sport Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
- January 26, 2018

Asked about the allegations earlier Thursday, Trudeau said he has "zero tolerance" for sexual harassment or abuse. Trudeau responded by saying that it's "really important to believe and support any woman who comes forward with allegations of sexual harassment or sexual assault and that's exactly what, my government and myself, we do". (more...)
Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Tenet Healthcare Corp's FY2017 Earnings (NYSE:THC)
- January 26, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Riverhead Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC ). Company trades at a P/E ratio of 13.05, and is less expensive than the average stock in the Hospitals industry. (more...)
Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Reduces Position in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Reduces Position in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI)
- January 26, 2018

According to today's trading volume Kinder Morgan , Inc.is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. 208,797 are owned by Century. More interesting news about Kinder Morgan , Inc. Annex Advisory Services Llc, which manages about $827.76M and $488.03M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (IWF) by 2,407 shares to 21,125 shares, valued at $2.64 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Graduation rates at local high schools announced Graduation rates at local high schools announced
- January 26, 2018

More Oregon high school students are graduating in four years, according to a new report from the state's department of education. All managed to graduate at least 88 percent of their Latino students in four years. Mooney said she examined the dropout data to figure out where those students were going. She found that pictures can help students understand and communicate, so she created keychains with picture cards showing some of the most basic things students might need throughout the school ... (more...)
'Dr Masekela was a visionary' - Trustee at Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation 'Dr Masekela was a visionary' - Trustee at Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation
- January 26, 2018

Masekela's son, Selema "Sal" Masekela, thanked the public for showing support to his family during their time of grief, saying that they had been strengthened by tributes and messages of condolences coming in from around the world. The foundation and family invites members of the public to say goodbye to Masekela during public events held around Johannesburg from 26 January. Heitada Alex! - Going Home A commemoration of Hugh Masekela's life, hosted in Alexandra township, the home where he ... (more...)
Virginia State Police seizes 10 pounds of marijuana, arrest two Virginia State Police seizes 10 pounds of marijuana, arrest two
- January 26, 2018

A trooper saw an eastbound Ford Expedition speeding at 2:45 p.m. near Mile Marker 389 and stopped the vehicle, according to a news release from the Nebraska State Patrol. The patrol says a search of the vehicle turned up 227 pounds of marijuana in nine bags. The driver and passenger claimed they were traveling to Roanoke. (more...)
Autographs and fruit threats as Trump strides into Davos Autographs and fruit threats as Trump strides into Davos
- January 26, 2018

Donald Trump , ahead of his speech tomorrow, made a show of how much he rates the Prime Minister by appearing publicly alongside her and waxing lyrical. She has also sat down with a bevy of Trump White House officials - from Rick Perry to a surprisingly attentive Wilbur Ross - who have ventured behind enemy lines to a place that would strike fear in the heart of even a half-buzzed Steve Bannon . (more...)
Elton John coming to Central PA Elton John coming to Central PA
- January 26, 2018

This is just someone telling me, you know, it is about time. In an interview after the announcement, John told The Associated Press, "Ten years ago, I wanted to die onstage". On Wednesday, he denied British media reports that he was quitting touring because of ill health. "I don't want to miss them and I don't want them to miss me", he said. (more...)
Joe Schmidt hits back after Eddie Jones taunts Joe Schmidt hits back after Eddie Jones taunts
- January 26, 2018

Jones recently gave his side "no hope" of winning the tournament. He believes injuries, compounded by rival nations' club and regional form have played a big part in dragging the current Six Nations title holders back into the pack. "He's unbelievable in the pool", Jones said. "I don't think it's anything significant", he said. He did a water aerobics class with a bunch of Portuguese women yesterday and apparently he was the best in the class. (more...)
Scotland to face Albania and Israel — UEFA Nations League Scotland to face Albania and Israel — UEFA Nations League
- January 26, 2018

Group C1 kicks off on Friday 7 September when Albania host Israel , with Scotland's first game coming three days later at home to Albania and the sectional campaign ending with the Scots at home to Israel on 20 November. Chances for Albania and other contenders to make it EURO 2020 in case of failing to qualify directly as the top two group stage teams in the qualification campaign, are only through the National League tournament as the third-placed team is no longer provided a ... (more...)
Capital Advisors INC Raised Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Holding
- January 26, 2018

About 1.41 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT ) recently closed with rise of 4.37% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Reaves W H Company invested 0.01% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). On Friday, January 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". (more...)
Netanyahu to travel to Davos less than one week after India trip Netanyahu to travel to Davos less than one week after India trip
- January 26, 2018

US President Donald Trump has given the deal "one last chance" before reinstating economic sanctions against Iran lifted by the Obama administration. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was of a different opinion, describing Trump as honest and saying African nations only have themselves to blame for lagging behind. (more...)
Melania Trump visits Washington Holocaust Memorial Museum Melania Trump visits Washington Holocaust Memorial Museum
- January 26, 2018

Trump's government plane landed in Palm Beach International Airport before her motorcade was seen leaving the airport, CNN reported. Earlier in the day, Trump visited the U.S. But Tuesday, her chief of staff said Mrs. Trump would not make the trip to the summit, citing unspecified scheduling and logistical issues. Requests from CNN to the West Wing and East Wing press offices to inquire whether the couple celebrated in private were not returned. (more...)
Momo Inc. (MOMO), Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Momo Inc. (MOMO), Campbell Soup Company (CPB)
- January 26, 2018

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on CPB. The US food giant said the soup and broth made at the plant will be "consolidated" to other facilities in the US. Campbell Soup's dividend payout ratio is now 48.95%. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.69, for a total transaction of $109,162.98. Also, Director Randall W. (more...)
Crew rescues manatee tangled in life jacket Crew rescues manatee tangled in life jacket
- January 26, 2018

With the help of a net, boat and some muscle, the FWC's Manatee Rescue team pulled the manatee to solid ground. "It couldn't dive very well, so without it being able to dive to feed, it wouldn't have been able to survive very long with a life jacket on it", said Amber Howell with the FWC. (more...)
Palestine must return to talks for U.S. aid Palestine must return to talks for U.S. aid
- January 26, 2018

I didn't set it back. And they said we never talked. Palestinian leaders rejected US President Donald Trump's fresh threat to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in aid on Thursday, with a senior official labeling him an "oppressor". (more...)
Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' graces cinemas to begin box office journey Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' graces cinemas to begin box office journey
- January 26, 2018

Activists of the Karni Sena , while protesting outside Jyoti Talkies here on Wednesday, burned a vehicle and also warned other cinema hall owners to be prepared for dire consequences if they released the film. The film " Padmaavat " released today after a long and tiring struggle due to the controversies in which it indulged in. But Padukone also added that she is going to watch out for the box office numbers of the film this time because she is pretty confident that they are going to be ... (more...)
Ilayaraja conferred Padma Vibushan Award
- January 26, 2018

He is joined by 86-year-old Hindustani musician Ghulam Mustafa Khan, the "guru" of singers like Asha Bhosle, Hariharan, Shaan and Sonu Nigam. Having already called time on his Test career in 2014, Dhoni stepped down as the skipper of the Indian team in the shorter formats last year and handed over the baton to Virat Kohli, who was awarded the Padma Shri last year. (more...)
Egypt places colossus of Ramses II in atrium of new museum Egypt places colossus of Ramses II in atrium of new museum
- January 26, 2018

Another 87 artifacts will be placed at the museum's entrance, said Anani. "Until now, more than 70 percent of the museum construction works have been completed in preparation for its soft opening, the first phase, within 12 months", the minister added, noting that it will be the largest museum in the world that displays the artifacts of one civilization. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) This Week? Were Analysts Bearish Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) This Week?
- January 26, 2018

Blackrock Incorporated accumulated 0.09% or 42.77 million shares. Archer Daniels Midland Company ( NYSE ADM ) opened at $42.84 on Thursday. It has underperformed by 8.54% the S&P500. Exxonmobil Inv Tx has 102,729 shares. Vanguard Group Inc Inc reported 44.60 million shares. Stephens Ar holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) for 18,540 shares. (more...)
'Zeke and Luther' Star Adam Hicks Arrested on Armed Robbery Charge 'Zeke and Luther' Star Adam Hicks Arrested on Armed Robbery Charge
- January 26, 2018

Fearing for his life, the victim ran away and was able to escape to safety, according to a press release from the Burbank Police Department. He is due to appear in court on Friday. He fled and was unharmed. While police officers investigated the first incident, three more armed street robberies happened within minutes of each other. (more...)
Kansas fan crashes basketball dorm offering free throw advice Kansas fan crashes basketball dorm offering free throw advice
- January 26, 2018

University of Kansas police were called to the men's basketball dorm on Wednesday afternoon after a unusual man repeatedly tried to get in so he could-are you ready for it?-teach the players how to shoot free throws. A day after Kansas' setback loss to Oklahoma , a game that saw 7-footer Udoka Azubuike brick six consecutive free throws, one disgruntled KU fan took it upon himself to offer assistance to help the Jayhawks from at the charity stripe. (more...)
Unusual Volume Spotted in Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) Stock Unusual Volume Spotted in Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) Stock
- January 26, 2018

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cleveland-Cliffs from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. That's right - they think these 10 stocks are even better buys. It is positive, as 28 investors sold XPO shares while 76 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 03, 2017, the shares were bought at an average price of $6.31, giving away a sum of $1,262,000. (more...)

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