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Senate to vote on bill banning abortion after 20 weeks Senate to vote on bill banning abortion after 20 weeks
- January 27, 2018

Senator Graham pointed out there are exceptions in the bill that could make it more palatable to usually pro-choice senators: if the life of the mother is at stake or the pregnancy is the result of a rape or, in the case of a minor, incest. (more...)
Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) CEO Sells 5593 Shares of Stock Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) CEO Sells 5593 Shares of Stock
- January 27, 2018

Gagnon Securities Llc increased Instructure Inc stake by 87,654 shares to 274,468 valued at $9.10 million in 2017Q3. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 36,420 shares in the company, valued at $4,547,765.40. (more...)
Father of Detroit cop shot Wednesday says he's still critical Father of Detroit cop shot Wednesday says he's still critical
- January 27, 2018

The shooting occurred shortly before 11 p.m.as the officer walked up to a house, police sources said. Craig said he's been in touch with Doss' father, who is also a Detroit officer, and his family. Meanwhile, a GoFundMe page was set up Thursday for the wounded officer's girlfriend of nine years, Emily Crouse, and their son, 9-month-old son, Eli. (more...)
Pegasus World Cup bringing Post Malone, Ludacris to Hallandale Beach Pegasus World Cup bringing Post Malone, Ludacris to Hallandale Beach
- January 27, 2018

With a new jockey, Joel Rosario, and new trainer, Chad Brown, Stellar Wind has the longest odds of her career (30/1) and drew the No. 3 post to face among others 2017 Horse of the Year, Gun Runner (4/5) in a field of 12. "He's truly a special horse, mentally and physically". Gun Runner is a model of consistency. If you don't have cable or can't get to a television, TVG can be watched live online via DirecTV Now , while NBC can be watched live online in select markets via DirecTV Now ... (more...)
RIT student and her father charged in her mother's murder in Corning RIT student and her father charged in her mother's murder in Corning
- January 27, 2018

Neurater was arraigned on second-degree murder charges this afternoon. Colin and Alex Rideout, along with their mother Laura and her boyfriend Paul Tucci, all of Perinton, were accused of killing Laura's estranged husband, Craig Rideout, in July 2016. (more...)
13 killed as bus with pilgrims falls into river in Maharashtra's Kolhapur 13 killed as bus with pilgrims falls into river in Maharashtra's Kolhapur
- January 27, 2018

Around 12.50 a.m. when it was speeding along the Shivaji Bridge on the Panchganga River , the driver apparently attempted to overtake a vehicle in front of him. Three persons who sustained injuries were admitted to a Pune hospital this afternoon, while the bodies of the deceased were handed over to relatives after autopsy, a senior police official said. (more...)
EPA reverses clean air policy EPA reverses clean air policy
- January 27, 2018

This was one of the agency's bedrock policies (that survived a previous attempt at elimination by George W. Bush's administration), which prevented polluters from trimming back to barely go below the "major source" threshold and avoid other emissions requirements. (more...)
Three boys killed in Hayes, west London, as vehicle hits bus stop Three boys killed in Hayes, west London, as vehicle hits bus stop
- January 27, 2018

Paramedics tried to save the boys, who were said to all be around 16 years old, but all three were pronounced dead at the scene. A 28-year-old man inside the Audi was taken to hospital for treatment and will be brought into police custody once discharged. (more...)
Most Irish voters would vote in favor of legalizing abortion Most Irish voters would vote in favor of legalizing abortion
- January 27, 2018

They were also asked: "Will you vote to change the Constitution so that the government can legislate for abortion up to 12 weeks, or will you vote not to change the Constitution?" The poll was featured on The Irish Times , which resulted in just 29% of people not in favour. (more...)
A Look Into Insider Activity With Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)
- January 27, 2018

Wealthfront Inc increased its stake in Devon Energy Corp New Com ( DVN ) by 87.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. There were 76 sold out positions, amounting to 4.37 million shares. Among 19 analysts covering Bill Barrett Corporation ( NYSE:BBG ), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. AO Smith Corp had 32 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Boston Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in Associated Banc Corp (ASB)
- January 27, 2018

Comgest Global Investors Sas decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 4.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies maintained Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB ) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Therefore 0 are positive. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Thursday, December 21. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a "hold" rating and set a $27.00 price target on shares of Associated Banc in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. (more...)
Baker Mayfield vows to turn Cleveland Browns around if they draft him
- January 27, 2018

It's good to see the players didn't take it super seriously. Three former Lions have won the game's MVP award all-time; running back Tony Hunt was the most recent in 2007, while Larry Johnson won it in 2004 and Blair Thomas in 1990. The 2017 Senior Bowl was held the day before the 49ers hired John Lynch as general manager so this year's opportunity to scout at the event is his first. (more...)
Trump booed at Davos for criticising 'fake' media Trump booed at Davos for criticising 'fake' media
- January 27, 2018

Executives from companies including Siemens, Volvo, and Bayer announced upcoming investments into their USA markets, all spurred by Trump's economic reforms and deregulation. "Now is the best time to bring your money, your jobs , your businesses to America", he said, singling out tax cuts and curbs to regulation as boosting the investment climate. (more...)
America is open for business: Trump at WEF America is open for business: Trump at WEF
- January 27, 2018

According to Trump, the US lowered its corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, and the tax cut bill is expected to raise the average American's household income by more than 4,000 USA dollars. That could include members of a Trans-Pacific trade agreement from which he has withdrawn, he said, adding he would consider negotiating with them collectively if it was in the USA interest. (more...)
Food for votes? Egyptians say it pays to support Sisi as president Food for votes? Egyptians say it pays to support Sisi as president
- January 27, 2018

Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah Sisi's regime has been making one thing clear about the presidential elections coming up in March: it won't be a time for democracy. "Anan is among a growing number of candidates arrested or convicted on trumped up charges by the Egyptian authorities", the London-based rights group said in a statement. (more...)
Princess Eugenie's wedding might be awkward for Fergie Princess Eugenie's wedding might be awkward for Fergie
- January 27, 2018

The two started dating back in 2010 when Eugenie was a student at Newcastle University (she was studying English literature, art history, and politics, according to Business Insider). She is pictured here with her daughter a year ago. "There is history and prestige behind each one and the Queen will be advised on what is the best fit for the couple and no doubt have her own ideas too". (more...)
Man arrested after women found dead in freezer, pond Man arrested after women found dead in freezer, pond
- January 27, 2018

A body was later discovered inside of a chest freezer in a bedroom at the property. Martin Ehrke is shown in this Facebook profile picture. Deputies located Ehrke in Colusa, about a 15-minute drive from the crime scene. Contreras added that the women were thought to have been killed "within 24 hours of their bodies being found", the station reported. Investigators said the two women, Ehrke and others lived at a home in the 6000 block of Hillgate Road. (more...)
Efforts to rescue climbers on Nanga Parbat begin today Efforts to rescue climbers on Nanga Parbat begin today
- January 27, 2018

The Polish government said it would provide financial guarantees and support for the rescue operation. Initial media reports suggested a two-member expedition team, comprising Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz and Frenchwoman Elisabeth Revol, had gone missing while trying to scale Nanga Parbat. (more...)
Commuters Stranded Amid Indefinite Curfew After 2 Killed In Assam Police Firing Commuters Stranded Amid Indefinite Curfew After 2 Killed In Assam Police Firing
- January 27, 2018

In Dima Hasao, the indefinite curfew in Maibang, which was clamped yesterday after clashes between the police and a mob during a bandh, continued today. "We are ensuring security and the train will soon resume its journey", Dima Hasao Deputy Commissioner Debojyoti Hazarika told The New Indian Express . (more...)
David Davis seeks to reassure Eurosceptics on post-Brexit David Davis seeks to reassure Eurosceptics on post-Brexit
- January 27, 2018

In a speech in Middlesbrough at 1430 GMT, Mr Davis will say that the United Kingdom would still effectively follow the rules of the EU customs union for the period immediately after Brexit and no trade deals could come into force until it ends. (more...)
McConnell rejects Trump's suggestion to use 'nuclear option' to break budget impasse McConnell rejects Trump's suggestion to use 'nuclear option' to break budget impasse
- January 27, 2018

And some republicans anxious about leaving government workers in the lurch. The legislation would have provided a fiscal rescue package to keep funding the government until 16 February which means now the government has run out of money. (more...)
US Strike Kills 8 Iraqi Forces Deployed in an anti-ISIL Op US Strike Kills 8 Iraqi Forces Deployed in an anti-ISIL Op
- January 27, 2018

Central Command. Eight Iraqis were killed on Saturday, majority security personnel, in a United States (US) air strike that apparently targeted them by mistake, a provincial official said. It said it had requested "air support from the global coalition". "NO unilateral coalition operations in Iraq", the spokesman, Col. Ryan Dillon, said in the tweet. (more...)
USA teen's brush with death after getting screw lodged in skull USA teen's brush with death after getting screw lodged in skull
- January 27, 2018

Darius Foreman was building a tree house on Saturday at his home in Maryland when he fell from a branch knocking over a five-foot wooden board that came down on top of his head. He was allowed to keep the screw as a memento of his close call, CNN said. Dr Justin Thomas, a neurosurgeon at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, New York told Live Science that damage to it could "result in massive haemorrhage". (more...)
Trump considered firing Mueller, source says Trump considered firing Mueller, source says
- January 27, 2018

US Senate Democrats have demanded that lawmakers act to protect special counsel Robert Mueller after revelations that President Donald Trump sought to oust him previous year from overseeing the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Top Opposition leaders participate in the 'Save the Constitution' rally Top Opposition leaders participate in the 'Save the Constitution' rally
- January 27, 2018

Simultaneous silent "Save Constitution" processions were held by opposition activists in all districts in the state. It was attended by Sitaram Yechury of the CPM, D. "There will be no speeches", he said. The BJP also held a march in Mumbai on Friday, calling it the Tiranga Yatra. Addressing party workers, Devendra Fadnavis said the Opposition was attempting to divide the country along communal lines as they have no legitimate way to beat the Narendra Modi government . (more...)
Dying teen to get last wish: Marry high school girlfriend Dying teen to get last wish: Marry high school girlfriend
- January 27, 2018

She's been there for me through this whole process. A 19-year-old from Florida is set to get his dying wish to marry his high school sweetheart. I'm extremely excited, ' Sierra told DailyMail of their upcoming nuptials. Dustin Snyder before he was stricken with cancer. Fondahn said that the prognosis was good, assuming her son's cancer did not return. But then he started not feeling well. (more...)
Cecile Richards to step down as president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards to step down as president of Planned Parenthood
- January 27, 2018

But for Richards to run, she'd have many barriers to jump through. "Because of Cecile's leadership and the awesome team she has built, the organization is well-positioned to continue to fulfill our mission of delivering quality, accessible sexual and reproductive healthcare and ensuring reproductive freedom", Naomi Aberly, Chair of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Board of Directors, said in a statement . (more...)
Decision time in Czech presidential poll Decision time in Czech presidential poll
- January 27, 2018

Zeman backed Donald Trump for the USA presidency before Trump's election in 2016 - a rare position among leaders in Europe. He said: "Society is now really divided 50-50, and it depends which voters are going to come and vote", adding young, urban voters would benefit Drahos. (more...)
Girl arrested for R-Day 'bomb plot' Girl arrested for R-Day 'bomb plot'
- January 27, 2018

The girl identified as Sadiya Anwar Shaikh, who turned 18 in November a year ago, had come from Pune and was staying in Bijbehara as a paying guest and planning to join the ISIS, the police have claimed. According to sources, the police is in touch with her family members, Maharashtra Police and central intelligence. But after radicalisation, they said she started wearing the burqa and practised all rituals meticulously. (more...)
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...)

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