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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 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...)
Port Charlotte bomb threat leads to students arrest Port Charlotte bomb threat leads to students arrest
- January 27, 2018

They say they investigated the situation until 1 a.m. Friday morning, when they found the threat to not be legitimate. The Port Charlotte school's IT department traced a phone number, which led to the identification of the juvenile student in possession of the hotspot. (more...)
NY, Minnesota sue Trump admin to block healthcare funding cuts NY, Minnesota sue Trump admin to block healthcare funding cuts
- January 27, 2018

The two states are the only ones with Basic Health Programs , which were created under the Affordable Care Act. The BHPs, which haven't caught on in other states, are primarily funded by the federal government. "I won't stand by as the federal government continues to renege on its most basic obligations in a transparent attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act". (more...)
Maze Runner The Death Cure is a proper finale Maze Runner The Death Cure is a proper finale
- January 27, 2018

Maze Runner: The Death Cure sees Thomas and his band of escaped Gladers as they embark on their final and most risky mission yet. Maze Runner: The Death Cure is based off the best-selling novel of the same name. It's nearly impossible not to think of that incident while watching all the young bodies flinging themselves into The Death Cure's fiery, bullet-riddled peril on screen - or to wonder whether it had anything to do with the movie's newly stripped-down aesthetic, too; in his ... (more...)
Nikki Haley says Trump affair rumor is 'highly offensive,' 'disgusting' Nikki Haley says Trump affair rumor is 'highly offensive,' 'disgusting'
- January 27, 2018

A line in the book that says Trump has been spending "a notable amount of private time with Haley" on Air Force One led readers to speculate online it was her. The former SC governor is an inviting target for attacks from Trump's opponents as she is both a woman and an Indian American and has been the victim of such campaigns in the past. (more...)
Billionaire Canadian couple's mysterious death being treated as murder, Toronto police say Billionaire Canadian couple's mysterious death being treated as murder, Toronto police say
- January 27, 2018

The couple were last seen alive in the evening hours of December 13 and did not communicate with friends and family in the time before their bodies were found . Gomes said Friday that from the start, investigators were open-minded as they considered the evidence before them. "I believe they were targeted", Gomes said. (more...)
United Kingdom 'not a vassal state': Brexit minister forced to defend transition deal United Kingdom 'not a vassal state': Brexit minister forced to defend transition deal
- January 27, 2018

In a sign of the unrest in Conservative ranks, leading Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned the Government's "timid and cowering" approach risked squandering the potential gains of leaving the EU. Brexit Secretary has also faced criticism after agreeing a two-year transition period where Britain is effectively set to stay in the single market and customs union during the transition. (more...)
AMBER alert issued for missing NC 4-year-old AMBER alert issued for missing NC 4-year-old
- January 27, 2018

The neighbor reportedly said that Raul was quiet on Weds. morning and didn't speak a word to her, which was unusual. Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kersey said the boy has wandered off from his home before, the last time being Tuesday and he was found at a neighbor's house. (more...)
WH says 'dreamer' citizenship under discussion WH says 'dreamer' citizenship under discussion
- January 26, 2018

In return, the White House would like to see a $25 billion investment in a trust for border infrastructure and technology, as well as more funds for personnel, and an end to family migration beyond spouses and minor children. But even as Mr Trump's actions have threatened almost 700,000 young immigrants with the fate of deportation when the programme expires on March 5, the President has urged Congress to find a permanent solution that could allow them to live and work in the country legally. (more...)
Emerson Electric (EMR) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.20
- January 26, 2018

First Allied Advisory Services Inc decreased its stake in Emerson Elec Co ( EMR ) by 4.81% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital World Investors now owns 11,450,000 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $682,649,000 after acquiring an additional 500,000 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Trump touts 'America First' in Davos Trump touts 'America First' in Davos
- January 26, 2018

But he swiftly turned to a theme of demanding tougher enforcement of trade rules, accusing unidentified countries of unfair practices, including stealing intellectual property and providing state aid to industry. Mr Trump has denied using that phrase. Trump kept to an orthodox political script and measured tone in his speech, during which he praised his well-heeled audience of 1,500 people as comprising some of the world's most "remarkable citizens". (more...)
Inmate busted while reentering prison with booze, home-cooked meals: cops Inmate busted while reentering prison with booze, home-cooked meals: cops
- January 26, 2018

Marshals to set up a surveillance around the area in question. The deputies said they arrested Hansen as he was trying to reenter the prison. A little under two hours later, at 7:30 p.m., an inmate left the prison grounds, running to pick up the bag. (more...)
New Soulcalibur 6 trailer introduces Groh, the return of Nightmare New Soulcalibur 6 trailer introduces Groh, the return of Nightmare
- January 26, 2018

Of course, thanks to the introduction of new mechanics in SoulCalibur 6 , like super attacks, all three returning characters get one such move to turn the tide of battle. If you want to see all four characters and how they look through concept art and in-game, newly posted screenshots show off the above characters right here. (more...)

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