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White House will release framework for immigration Bill on Monday White House will release framework for immigration Bill on Monday
- January 26, 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 U.S. "Because then we will fail, and it will be on the other side of the aisle that made that happen". "Cryin' Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA", the president tweeted late Tuesday. (more...)
Analysts Expect BankUnited (BKU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $267.09 Million
- January 26, 2018

Therefore 44% are positive. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$43.39 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$30.37. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$83.44 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$53.8. (more...)
DOJ Recovers Missing Text Messages From Anti-Trump FBI Agents DOJ Recovers Missing Text Messages From Anti-Trump FBI Agents
- January 26, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Monday that the Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" in trying to find the elusive text messages, which he suggested number as high as 50,000. In one of the messages published previously, Strzok referred to an " insurance policy " against Trump winning the election. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, front, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 US election, leaves the Capitol building after meeting with the ... (more...)
Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal
- January 26, 2018

Asked about citizenship, Trump said, "We're going to morph into it". The DACA protections apply to about 700,000 people, but White House officials said there were at least that many illegal immigrants who qualified for the program but did not sign up for it. (more...)
Qatar in talks to buy Russia's S-400 systems Qatar in talks to buy Russia's S-400 systems
- January 26, 2018

Talks were also ongoing for the purchase of "ground force technologies", he added. The announcement came after the visit of Saudi Arabia 's King Salman to Moscow in 2017, when Riyadh signed preliminary agreements to buy the Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf air defence systems and anti-tank guided missile systems. (more...)
Himalayan climber chronicler dies in Nepal Himalayan climber chronicler dies in Nepal
- January 26, 2018

One of the mountains in the Himalayas is named after her and is known as Peak Hawley. She later likely suffered a stroke, Pandey said. The database consists of 9,500 expeditions to 455 peaks in Nepal by 70,000 people. As soon as the news of her death came in the media, tributes from the mountain climbing community have been pouring in. She worked for Reuters news agency, covering mountaineering news, including the first successful U.S. (more...)
WikiLeaks' Assange to Ask UK Court to Lift Arrest Warrant WikiLeaks' Assange to Ask UK Court to Lift Arrest Warrant
- January 26, 2018

In May a year ago, Swedish prosecutors dropped their probe into the allegations but British police have insisted Assange would still be arrested for breaching bail conditions should he leave the building. It's thought the move was created to allow him safely leave the United Kingdom under diplomatic immunity, but the United Kingdom government has denied the request. (more...)
Rocket attack kills 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan
- January 26, 2018

Mohammad Radmanish, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry, also blamed Taliban for the attack: "We can say clearly that it was a rocket by the enemy forces." he said. Noori said the Afghan Air Force killed 20 Taliban fighters but no civilians. Zabihullah Mujahidand, Taliban apokesman, denied the account and accused the government of killing the civilians in an airstrike. (more...)
Donald Trump willing to be questioned 'under oath' in Russian Federation probe Donald Trump willing to be questioned 'under oath' in Russian Federation probe
- January 26, 2018

Mueller has indicted multiple former associates of the president, including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , and former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador. (more...)
India celebrates its 69th Republic Day amid ASEAN leaders presence India celebrates its 69th Republic Day amid ASEAN leaders presence
- January 26, 2018

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at the event that there was "significant potential" for expanding trade and economic cooperation between India and ASEAN . Paramilitary personnel and Delhi Police also walked, step to step. Also, the ASEAN leaders have left the venue. Along the way, from dialogue partners, ASEAN and India have become strategic partners, he said. (more...)
ConocoPhillips (COP) Analysts See $0.40 EPS
- January 26, 2018

It has underperformed by 7.20% the S&P500. Eventide Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Snap On Inc (SNA) by 2.19% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Arrowstreet Limited Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT). Virtus Investment Advisers Inc, which manages about $40.49B and $952.83 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (NYSE:PM) by 5,609 shares to 58,757 shares, valued at ... (more...)
China publishes Arctic policy, eyeing vision of China publishes Arctic policy, eyeing vision of "Polar Silk Road" — China Focus
- January 26, 2018

China's Belt and Road initiative aims to connect China to Europe, the Middle East and beyond via massive infrastructure projects across dozens of countries, reflecting Xi's desire for China to take on a more prominent global leadership role. (more...)
Michigan State president resigns following Nassar molestation scandal Michigan State president resigns following Nassar molestation scandal
- January 26, 2018

A MI sports doctor has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts and other young women and girls, capping a remarkable seven-day hearing that brought more than 150 victims or their families to court, including Olympians. (more...)
US Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China US Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China
- January 26, 2018

While many other South Koreans have welcomed the North's participation as an opportunity to ease tension, there are also skeptics who view Kim's overture as an attempt to weaken USA -led global sanctions against the North and buy time to further advance his nuclear weapons program . (more...)
Larry Nassar sentenced to up to 175 years in prison Larry Nassar sentenced to up to 175 years in prison
- January 26, 2018

The media convinced them that everything I did was wrong and bad". I'm not vulnerable. Not to you . "ZERO accountability! It's like none of us were ever abused! ". Nassar's victims spanned gymnasts in Michigan, where he was on the faculty at Michigan State University before he was sacked in 2016, a family friend , as well as Olympians Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber . (more...)
Intel Corporation (INTC) Q4 Earnings Easily Top Expectations Intel Corporation (INTC) Q4 Earnings Easily Top Expectations
- January 26, 2018

Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV) has risen 4.52% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.56% the S&P500. Nadler Financial owns 15,395 shares. Legacy Tex Finl Group Inc was raised too. Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $31.80 million activity. (more...)
Flores: AG Sessions 'So Pleased' Missing Texts Recovered Flores: AG Sessions 'So Pleased' Missing Texts Recovered
- January 26, 2018

Last week, the FBI said the glitch prevented the bureau from releasing their messages between December 2016 and May 2017 because they weren't stored properly. The FBI couple exchanged more than 50,000 texts from July 1, 2015, to July 28, 2017. On Wednesday, ABC News and other news outlets obtained copies of the relevant text message, which indicated the reference to a " secret society " may have been an inside joke. (more...)
Russian Federation will ship 169 athletes to Olympics - however not the…
- January 26, 2018

The Post reports that "most of the US team" has had a virtual run down the Olympic slopes. In slopestyle, Stassel, 25, from Anchorage, Alaska, is a 2014 Olympian, having finished 14th in Sochi. For example, together with the IOC and Women Win, UN Women has piloted the innovative programme, "One Win Leads to Another" to empower young women and girls through sports in Brazil, leading up to the Rio Olympic Summer Games. (more...)
Hammond 'increasingly confident' of good access to European Union markets after Brexit
- January 26, 2018

Mr Duncan Smith said he wanted more confirmation that Britain will leave the customs union when it leaves the European Union . One of the key questions is how close their trading relationship will be once the United Kingdom has left. Mr Rees-Mogg told BBC Radio 5live's Brexitcast that his aim in criticising the government's approach to Brexit was to "support the prime minister against naysayers". (more...)
NAACP Suing Department of Homeland Security, Alleges Discrimination Against Haitians NAACP Suing Department of Homeland Security, Alleges Discrimination Against Haitians
- January 26, 2018

Haitians were originally granted temporary protected status, which allows them to live and work in the USA without any fear of deportation, following a 2010 quake and cholera outbreak. The White House didn't immediately return messages seeking comment. Two months later, 200,000 Salvadorans faced the same fate . The president has also targeted the diversity visa program , accusing other countries of sending the "worst people" to the United States. (more...)
Trump 'looking forward' to Mueller meeting Trump 'looking forward' to Mueller meeting
- January 26, 2018

With many of Trump's closest aides having now been questioned , the president and his lawyers are preparing for the prospect of an interview that would likely focus on some of the same obstruction questions. Originally, the White House said it fired Comey based on his controversial handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation - but later, Trump said the Russian Federation investigation was on his mind when he made the decision. (more...)
Trump meets with May in Davos | Lexington Herald Leader Trump meets with May in Davos | Lexington Herald Leader
- January 26, 2018

The annual gathering at Davos attracts free-trade-loving political and business elites, who might be surprised that the protectionist-leaning American president will be in their midst. But he drew enthusiastic praise for his tax-cut law at a dinner that he hosted Thursday for more than a dozen business executives from Nokia, Adidas, SAP and other companies, with the business leaders praising his tax plan and pledging to invest more in the United States before their tucked into their beef ... (more...)
Netanyahu to Meet Putin Next Week in Snap Moscow Visit Netanyahu to Meet Putin Next Week in Snap Moscow Visit
- January 26, 2018

Also on Thursday at the Davos Economic Forum, Netanyahu met with the Chairman of the Board of Mitsubishi Corporation, Ken Kobayashi, and they discussed potential opportunities in the Israeli market for the Japanese. It will be the first time the two leaders have met face to face since Trump's landmark recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a hotly contested announcement that shook the global community and sparked waves of protest around the world. (more...)
Russian Federation infrastructure spying could cause 'total chaos': United Kingdom defence minister Russian Federation infrastructure spying could cause 'total chaos': United Kingdom defence minister
- January 26, 2018

Looks like UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said that under the influence of having just read Herbert Wells' novel The War of the Worlds, which describes the invasion of Martians into England". "Why would they keep photographing and looking at power stations, why are they looking at the interconnectors that bring so much electricity and so much energy into our country", he was quoted as saying. (more...)
Julian Assange to ask London court to drop United Kingdom arrest warrant Julian Assange to ask London court to drop United Kingdom arrest warrant
- January 26, 2018

Senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot said evidence handed to the court concerning Mr Assange's medical problems included "a awful bad tooth, frozen shoulder and depression". He refused to return to the Scandinavian country, citing risks he would be extradited to the U.S. His lawyers made an application at Westminster Magistrates' Court for the United Kingdom warrant to be withdrawn. (more...)
Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after European Union sanctions Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after European Union sanctions
- January 26, 2018

The South American country declared Jesus Silva Fernandez persona non grata citing "interventions" and "continuous aggressions" committed by the Spanish government. The Venezuelan government, in turn, criticized these "restrictive measures" and said that they run contrary "to the most basic principles of global law". (more...)
PM, CM wish India on its 69th Republic Day PM, CM wish India on its 69th Republic Day
- January 26, 2018

India-ASEAN partnership may be just 25 years old, but India's ties with South-east Asia stretch back more than two millennia, Modi said. The celebrations will be graced by 10 ASEAN leaders from Thailand , Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Brunei. (more...)
Trump Says He Is Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath Trump Says He Is Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath
- January 26, 2018

They were as follows: Mueller had terminated his membership at a Trump golf course over a dispute about fees, had worked for the law firm that previously represented the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and had been interviewed to return as Federal Bureau of Investigation director before he was appointed special counsel. (more...)
Young Kennedy Will Give Democrat Response to Tump's State of The Union
- January 26, 2018

Kennedy is seen as a rising star in the party and is a closely watched member of the House Democratic Caucus because of his famous last name and his future ambitions, Politico reported . Guzman is the first Hispanic female immigrant elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He will follow in the footsteps of his great uncle, Senator Ted Kennedy, who was part of a group response to President Ronald Reagan's State of the Union in 1982. (more...)
'Don't worry': Trump lays out path to citizenship for Dreamers 'Don't worry': Trump lays out path to citizenship for Dreamers
- January 26, 2018

CNN reports that the White House has branded this as a "dramatic concession" that includes a requirement for $25 billion in border wall funding, along with a promised crackdown on illegal immigration. Graham and Illinois Democratic Sen. "Schumer initially offered, $25 billion, to the President last Friday, which he has now rescinded". Mr Graham said in a statement: "With this strong statement by President Trump , I have never felt better about our chances of finding a solution on ... (more...)

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