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At least 30 African refugees drown after boat capsizes off Yemen At least 30 African refugees drown after boat capsizes off Yemen
- January 27, 2018

Lynn Maalouf, director of Middle East research at Amnesty International, said the hostilities and the restrictions imposed by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen were forcing people to flee, and some were dying in the process. (more...)
Sixth-row seat for Rahul Sixth-row seat for Rahul
- January 27, 2018

It shows that Congress party still believes in aristocracy and not in democracy'. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted his disappointment at the treatment, adding that the "arrogant rulers" have ignored all traditions. Former Prime Ministers H.D. Deve Gowda and Dr Manmohan Singh were seen seated in the front row, followed by Union ministers Smriti Irani and Thawarchand Gehlot. (more...)
Trump 'looking forward' to speaking to Mueller under oath
- January 27, 2018

Nixon during the Watergate investigation. Previously, Mueller held two different USA attorney posts and was an assistant attorney general in the George HW Bush administration. The move led to the appointment of a special counsel in May 2017, a development that continues to infuriate the President. The Rwandan government said Kagame "observed that numerous world's fastest-growing economies are in Africa, and commended President Trump for the United States' attention to the importance of ... (more...)
Suspect in death of Nevada child's death arrested in Chicago Suspect in death of Nevada child's death arrested in Chicago
- January 27, 2018

On Jan. 23, at about 4:51 p.m., LVMPD was called to the 9200 block of West Charleston Boulevard to respond to a 10-month-old baby not breathing and a man threatening medical staff. However, Chu fled the area. They determined Chu might be headed to Chicago. He was awaiting extradition as of Friday evening. Anyone with any information on the incident is urged to contact Metro's abuse and neglect section at 702-828-3364, or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. (more...)
West Ham close in on £3.8m Joao Mario loan signing West Ham close in on £3.8m Joao Mario loan signing
- January 27, 2018

Manager David Moyes is keen for victory, but he insists that the priorities are elsewhere. With all the injuries and having Palace on Tuesday I go for this. Manuel Lanzini, Andy Carroll and Marko Arnautovic are missing for the Hammers . On a personal note, all I can say is that I'm loving my time here so much. (more...)
Barry and Honey Sherman's death now ruled as double homicide Barry and Honey Sherman's death now ruled as double homicide
- January 27, 2018

Homicide Det. Sgt. Susan Gomes will be addressing reporters. Mr. and Ms. Sherman, who were 75 and 70 respectively, were found dead near the indoor pool of their north Toronto mansion on December 15. The police announcement Friday gave the Shermans' family and friends a sense of vindication. Police believe the couple were "targeted", she added. "I'm looking for somebody to be involved to a point where they have a person that they're looking into", he said. (more...)
Despite Trump tweet, McConnell opposes using 'nuclear option' in shutdown battle Despite Trump tweet, McConnell opposes using 'nuclear option' in shutdown battle
- January 27, 2018

As the government shutdown approached the end of its second day, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that a vote on a bill that would fund the government through February 8 will take place at noon ET Monday - as opposed to 1 a.m., as originally scheduled. (more...)
Watford boss Javi Gracia: We'll take FA Cup seriously Watford boss Javi Gracia: We'll take FA Cup seriously
- January 27, 2018

The Hornets appointed the former Osasuna and Malaga boss to replace Marco Silva, who was sacked last week after overseeing a run of just one win in 11 Premier League games. Coaches' lives depend on many things. "Troy Deeney didn't train this week because he was ill and I don't know what will happen in his future. I tell you again, there are other people working on these situations and I focus on my job". (more...)
ICE to Gain Access to Huge License-Plate Database ICE to Gain Access to Huge License-Plate Database
- January 27, 2018

ICE had tried to solicit such a database in 2014, but due to privacy concerns, canceled the solicitation and conducted a privacy impact assessment. According to last week's press release, "ICE continues to focus its enforcement resources on individuals who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security". (more...)
US Education Secretary Betsy Devos sued over sexual assault investigations US Education Secretary Betsy Devos sued over sexual assault investigations
- January 27, 2018

An interim "Q&A" document that the department presented later in September does not allot a "fixed time frame" for what qualifies as a prompt investigation and allows schools to use a higher burden of proof -the "clear and convincing" standard- among other things. (more...)
Narendra Modi wishes nation on Republic Day Narendra Modi wishes nation on Republic Day
- January 27, 2018

At the celebration of India's 69th Republic Day - the first one was held on January 26 1950, when the country's Constitution came into force after independence from Britain in 1947 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the 10 leaders as they arrived at the venue one by one, and warmly shook hands with them. (more...)
Trump allegedly attempted to fire Mueller in 2017 Trump allegedly attempted to fire Mueller in 2017
- January 27, 2018

Trump also believed Mueller had a conflict of interest because he worked for the same law firm that was representing Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner , according to the AP. Mueller is leading the probe into allegations of collusion between the USA president's campaign team and Russian Federation in the 2016 election. (more...)
South Korea: Hospital Fire Kills At Least 37, 70 Injured South Korea: Hospital Fire Kills At Least 37, 70 Injured
- January 27, 2018

Those on upper floors used ladders and plastic escape slides to flee. "They were crying, saying some of their colleagues are still trapped inside. but they didn't stop evacuating patients first", said Chung, who was visiting the hospital altar room to mourn her grandmother who had died a day earlier and was just metres away (yards) when the fire broke out. (more...)
Rescuers Searching for Overdue Kiribati Ferry Rescuers Searching for Overdue Kiribati Ferry
- January 27, 2018

The 17-metre wooden catamaran, named Butiraoi, was supposed to have arrived at the township of Betio from Nonouti Island almost a week ago after leaving Kiribati on 18 January. "We understand the vessel underwent repairs to its propeller shaft just before it departed". RCCNZ Senior Search and Rescue Officer John Ashby says the New Zealand Maritime Operations Centre and Kiribati Tarawa Radio were broadcasting for sightings on maritime radio. (more...)
Analysts Perspectives: Crescent Pt Energy (CPG)
- January 27, 2018

The stock of Chart Industries, Inc. The company reported C$0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of C ($0.03) by C$0.09. Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. 21 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. (NYSE:CPG). (more...)
Amsterdam shooting leaves one dead and multiple injured Amsterdam shooting leaves one dead and multiple injured
- January 27, 2018

They said two men were looking for a boy who was due to attend a kickboxing class. A 17-year-old was killed and two others injured following a shooting near an Amsterdam community centre. it seems to be a criminal matter". One victim was said to have been resuscitated by emergency workers called to the scene. They allegedly searched the building, with witnesses hiding from them under tables until they found their intended target. (more...)
Trump speaks at Davos: 'America First does not mean America alone' Trump speaks at Davos: 'America First does not mean America alone'
- January 27, 2018

In a speech delivered in more measured tones than usual, the USA president attempted to reassure the crowd by saying his " America first " agenda did not mean "America alone". President Donald Trump says he "would certainly apologize" for retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a far-right British group. Trump also addressed immigration, on the heels of the release of his administration's proposal , which calls for a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million immigrants in the USA ... (more...)
Ex-Afghan hostage Boyle to undergo psychiatric assessment Ex-Afghan hostage Boyle to undergo psychiatric assessment
- January 27, 2018

Police allege the offences happened in Ottawa between October 14 and December 30. Boyle's next court appearance is scheduled for March 26, when the assessment should be complete. Their rescue made worldwide headlines as the family settled first with Boyle's parents in Smiths Falls and then in an Ottawa apartment. The charges against the 34-year-old relate to two alleged victims, but a court order prohibits the publication of any details that might identify them or witnesses. (more...)
S.African business leader boycotts Trump S.African business leader boycotts Trump
- January 27, 2018

Others present insist he did. Speaking after the talks, President Trump said it was a great honour to be with President Kagame, adding that "We have had tremendous discussions". 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...)
Church news for January 27, 2018 Church news for January 27, 2018
- January 27, 2018

All donations will benefit the Backpack Ministry and Samaritan Ministries. Macedonia Baptist Church, at 151 Macedonia Church Road, Jackson, will be hosting a Super Bowl party beginning at 6:15 p.m. Jackson Presbyterian Church has Sunday school beginning at 9:45 a.m. followed by a traditional worship service at 11 a.m., with communion service the first Sunday of the month. (more...)
Mark Emmert made aware of MSU allegations in 2010 Mark Emmert made aware of MSU allegations in 2010
- January 27, 2018

The Outside the Lines' report detailed a culture of sexual assault within Michigan State's football and basketball programs . In the aftermath of the report on allegations of sexual assault in the Michigan State men's basketball and football programs, the NCAA announced Friday that it meant to begin its own investigation into the athletic department and the handling of these cases. (more...)
The New Air Force One Refrigerators Will Cost Almost $24 Million The New Air Force One Refrigerators Will Cost Almost $24 Million
- January 27, 2018

The Defense Department sent out a notice in late December explaining that Boeing "has been awarded a $23,657,671 contract for engineering support services for VC-25A G12/G13 chillers, including prototype design, manufacture/procurement, installation , and the testing of one prototype". (more...)
Sessions vows to battle bias following Federal Bureau of Investigation texting controversy Sessions vows to battle bias following Federal Bureau of Investigation texting controversy
- January 27, 2018

The FBI has been rocked by revelations that an agent and a lawyer both involved at one point in the Russian Federation investigation exchanged thousands of text messages suggesting a deep antipathy toward President Trump . "My goal every day is to get the department back to its fundamental mission of enforcing the law and protecting the safety of Americans with integrity and fairness", he said at the end of a speech about President Donald Trump administration's immigration crackdown. (more...)
Happy Valley Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer meets with President Trump Happy Valley Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer meets with President Trump
- January 27, 2018

Some of the country's top mayors canceled a planned meeting with President Trump on Wednesday to protest his attempted crackdown on sanctuary cities, complaining he was hurting their ability to "protect immigrant communities". "The mayors who choose to boycott this event have put the needs of criminal, illegal immigrants over law-abiding Americans", said. "The Department of Justice enforces them". (more...)
Ambulance bomb kills 40, wounds 140 in Kabul attack
- January 27, 2018

An AFP reporter saw "lots of dead and wounded" civilians in the nearby Jamuriate hospital where overwhelmed medical staff struggled to treat bloodied men, women and children lying in corridors. The attack - which shattered windows of surrounding buildings and caused some low-rise structures to collapse - struck a busy part of the city, close to a popular stationery market, the city's police headquarters and the offices of the European Union delegation and the High Peace Council. (more...)
Pakistan, Indonesia agree to boost defence, trade ties Pakistan, Indonesia agree to boost defence, trade ties
- January 27, 2018

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam and State Minister for Health Zahid Maleque were also at the airport. "Democracy provides space for people in decision making process", he said, adding democracy maintained political stability in Indonesia which helped economic growth reach above 5% per year in the country. (more...)
Here's what Trump wants in an immigration bill Here's what Trump wants in an immigration bill
- January 27, 2018

In addition, the administration plan would eliminate the Visa Lottery , which allows people selected at random to immigrate to the United States without consideration of skills, merit or public safety. "Okay, then give me $18 billion for the world's dumbest wall ", said Kimmel. Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) said he was "extremely pleased with the number of senators - from both sides of the aisle"- who had accepted his invitation to talk about the contentious topic. (more...)
India celebrates 69th Republic Day in grand style at national capital India celebrates 69th Republic Day in grand style at national capital
- January 27, 2018

The editorial was dismissive of India's ties with the Asean countries. On 31 December past year, Goh, who was Lee's predecessor as prime minister, wrote that he hopes the identity of Singapore's next premier will be decided in the next six to nine months. (more...)
Tufton Capital Management Trims Position in Capital One Financial Corp. (COF)
- January 27, 2018

APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 1,851,401 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $153,533,000 after purchasing an additional 1,714,867 shares during the last quarter. $9.98 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Monday, September 11. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 10,000 shares. It also reduced Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) stake by 4,413 shares and now owns 5,177 shares. (more...)
Doctor accused of wife's killing dies in jail Doctor accused of wife's killing dies in jail
- January 27, 2018

When the murder charges against James Kauffman were announced on January 9, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner alleged that the doctor was afraid his wife would go to authorities about his alleged involvement in the drug enterprise after she had threatened to do so when he objected to a divorce settlement. (more...)

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