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Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies
- January 28, 2018

When talking of the names of South African artistes who mounted spirited resistance to the evil called Apartheid through their music, the late Hugh Masekela's name comes to mind easily. Masekela returned to South Africa in 1990 after Mandela was freed and the African National Congress party was unbanned. Masekela's death prompted an outpouring of tributes to his music and anti-apartheid activism. (more...)
US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown
- January 28, 2018

The House and the Senate reconvened Sunday afternoon, after lawmakers left the Capitol on Saturday evening appearing some distance away from a deal to break the Senate stalemate. The U.S. Senate didn't get the necessary 60 votes to approve a temporary spending bill through February 16 that doesn't protect almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. (more...)
Israel criticises Poland over proposed Holocaust law Israel criticises Poland over proposed Holocaust law
- January 28, 2018

One can not change history and the Holocaust can not be denied", the premier said in a statement. It is expected to easily pass in the Senate before being signed by the president. Some major news organizations have banned language referring to Polish death camps. "There were Polish death camps and no law can ever change that", Lapid wrote. (more...)
Florida Democrat removed from office, faces corruption charges following Federal Bureau of Investigation sting Florida Democrat removed from office, faces corruption charges following Federal Bureau of Investigation sting
- January 28, 2018

Court documents show that Koslow was given a Dunkin' Donuts bag filled with $8,000 in cash by undercover agents August 2012. He professedly told covert specialists he had impact with the city commission and "had the vote of the leader". (more...)
Couple Gets Married in NJ Courthouse Bathroom After Mother Gets Ill Couple Gets Married in NJ Courthouse Bathroom After Mother Gets Ill
- January 28, 2018

The couple changed their wedding venue from a judge's chambers to a courthouse bathroom after a relative had an asthma attack. Brian and Maria Schulz tied the knot in the women's bathroom after the groom's mother had trouble breathing. 'For a moment I thought he got cold feet, ' she joked. Seeing that a cancellation of the wedding will cause the couple to wait another 45 days to get married, the Judge, Katie Gummer , agreed to perform the ceremony there in the bathroom. (more...)
High Temperatures Bringing Wind, Fire Danger to Malibu High Temperatures Bringing Wind, Fire Danger to Malibu
- January 28, 2018

Locally, wind gusts between 40 to 50 miles per hour are predicted, with the strongest winds likely to hit Sunday morning, Sweet said. As a result, the #wildfire risk will increase Sunday-Monday when #SantaAnawinds arrive. On Sunday and Monday, temperatures could approach record highs - which stand at 85 degrees in Camarillo and Oxnard - on both days, forecasters say. (more...)
Missing Mississauga woman presumed dead, man charged with murder Missing Mississauga woman presumed dead, man charged with murder
- January 28, 2018

On Friday, Shaofeng Han was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the case. Police describe her as an East Asian woman standing five-foot-five and weighing 123 pounds, with a thin build. Yunying Pan, 40, of Mississauga, has been missing since December 5, 2017, and police have also been looking for her SUV. Anyone with potentially useful information is asked to contact Peel police investigators or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers. (more...)
Morocco 2-0 Namibia: Hosts dispatch Namibia to make CHAN semis Morocco 2-0 Namibia: Hosts dispatch Namibia to make CHAN semis
- January 27, 2018

It was Morocco all the way from the blast of the referee's whistle, although Namibia had their fair share of chances, but the Atlas Lions had more. They were 2-0 up less than 10 minutes later when fit-again Saidi sent a fine header across goal and beyond Kazapua, and could have extended their lead when Bencharki - showing the kind of quality that had him tipped as a potential star of the tournament - mesmerised a cabal of Namibian defenders before firing wide. (more...)
Spanish court rules on Catalonia leader Spanish court rules on Catalonia leader
- January 27, 2018

Puigdemont has been living in Brussels since he fled there in late October to avoid arrest on charges of sedition and rebellion for organising an illegal referendum and unilaterally declaring Catalan independence from Spain. According to the state council, the nomination of Puigdemont to a Catalan parliament position isn't directly violating the law. The government intends to press ahead with the appeal in any case, the government source said, adding that the matter will be discussed at the ... (more...)
Melania makes first look since Stormy's intercourse claims Melania makes first look since Stormy's intercourse claims
- January 27, 2018

Trump did not join President Trump at an economic summit in Davos, Switzerland, and attempted to illustrate how that absence somehow allegedly reflected the state of the first couple's marriage. The interview was reportedly conducted along with a lie-detector test. The same day, detailing how he had been in touch with Daniels between August and October of 2016. (more...)
Procter & Gamble (PG) Price Target Raised to $98.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co
- January 27, 2018

Payden & Rygel decreased its stake in Procter & Gamble (PG) by 99.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rockshelter Capital Management Llc sold 126,933 shares as the company's stock declined 10.68% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Hillary Clinton praises 'activist b----es supporting b----es' in online video Hillary Clinton praises 'activist b----es supporting b----es' in online video
- January 27, 2018

Clinton's request, according to four people familiar with what took place". Strider would send Clinton scripture passages each morning. HLN host S.E. "I was dismayed when it occurred, but was heartened the young woman came forward, was heard and had her concerns taken seriously and addressed". She added that she called the woman on Friday "to tell her how proud I am of her and to make sure she knows what all women should: we deserve to be heard". (more...)
President Kovind calls for elimination of poverty in shortest time President Kovind calls for elimination of poverty in shortest time
- January 27, 2018

The President's comments are significant as questions were raised about "institutional discipline" of judiciary after four sitting SC judges addressed a press conference against the Chief Justice of India recently. Observing that the "promise of a developed India beckons us", Kovind said this is the new stage of our nation building project on which we have embarked. (more...)
Elton John adds second Detroit date to farewell tour Elton John adds second Detroit date to farewell tour
- January 27, 2018

Because my priorities have changed, in my life. You think you're completely solid and nothing is going to stop me - and then something like that, which was extremely unlucky. It will take about three years, he said, to do the tour the way he wants to. "It took me seven weeks to get back to normal after that". In the press today, in England, of course, they said I'm retiring because of ill health. (more...)
Sleaze talk case: Saseendran acquitted Sleaze talk case: Saseendran acquitted
- January 27, 2018

She alleged that Saseendran made sexual advances towards her when she called him for official goal. She also told the court that Saseendran had not tried to sexually abuse her. Meanwhile, NCP state President T P Peethambaran said if the verdict is favourable for Saseendran, he will return as state Minister. Saseendran, had in March past year, resigned from the Pinarayi Vijayan ministry hours after the channel aired an audio clip allegedly involving his lewd talk with a woman. (more...)
Youth dies in clashes during VHP, ABVP bike-rally in Kasganj Youth dies in clashes during VHP, ABVP bike-rally in Kasganj
- January 27, 2018

Reports confirmed that soon after the cremation of the victim on Saturday, the supporters and other residents, who were demanding Rs martyr' status for the victim, went on rampage torching half a dozen vehicles including two buses and had also set ablaze shops and business establishments belonging to other community in Ghantaghar Market and adjoining area. (more...)
BJP announces 44 candidates for Tripura poll BJP announces 44 candidates for Tripura poll
- January 27, 2018

The party made a decision to commence the election campaign from the stronghold region of it's rival - The National People's Party (NPP). Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma will contest the election from two constituencies - Amphati and Songsak. (more...)
'We Remember.' Lawmakers Offer Tributes on International Holocaust Remembrance Day 'We Remember.' Lawmakers Offer Tributes on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- January 27, 2018

Trump stirred controversy a year ago shortly after his inauguration by releasing a statement on the remembrance day that did not mention Jews. We also express our solidarity towards the survivors of the Holocaust and celebrate the acts of courage of those valiant and selfless people who made a decision to take a stance against evil, with all the dire consequences this entailed. (more...)
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) PT Set at €8.20 by Morgan Stanley
- January 27, 2018

Simple BUY signals occur when prices close above the moving average; SELL signals occur when prices fall below the moving average. A 20-day moving average will provide many more "reversal" signals than a 100-day moving average. Investors may also want to take a longer-term look at company shares. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc accumulated 3,000 shares or 0.08% of the stock. (more...)
33 killed, over 70 injured in South Korean hospital fire 33 killed, over 70 injured in South Korean hospital fire
- January 27, 2018

All the dead were from the hospital's general ward, while all 94 people being cared for in a nursing ward for the elderly were safely evacuated after the fire, some carried on the backs of firefighters, Choi said. Charred debris and glass littered the ground outside. President Moon Jae-in convened an emergency meeting with senior advisers and expressed regret over the blaze. (more...)
Trump, Democrats Deserve Equal Blame for Government Shutdown, Poll Says
- January 27, 2018

Democrats were clearly frustrated that they confronted a new President Trump during the three-day government shutdown that ended Monday night. Schumer told reporters that the offer was contingent on a more comprehensive deal that included DACA. (more...)
Thousands Fired Up For School Choice In Montgomery Thousands Fired Up For School Choice In Montgomery
- January 27, 2018

Please consider that tax money allocated to charter schools is money taken away from local public schools, Charter schools receive public funds, but operate without public accountability. She's a high school student in Leeds, and she said having a school choice helped her continue her education through a hard time. All families should be able to choose the best education for their children, because every child deserves to learn in a school that meets his or her needs. (more...)
Piñera presenta al escritor Roberto Ampuero como su Canciller Piñera presenta al escritor Roberto Ampuero como su Canciller
- January 27, 2018

En los años, incluso, se percibe el nuevo foco: si el promedio de edad del gabinete en 2010 era de 49 años, esta vez es de 55 años. Una de las claves de la selección que hizo el Mandatario, de acuerdo a información obtenida por " El Líbero ", es que intentó apegarse a las aspiraciones de las colectividades que son parte de Chile Vamos, es por eso que un 70% de los nombres de los nuevos ministros viene de las nóminas entregadas por los partidos políticos hace semanas a Piñera . (more...)
One injured after airplane, helicopter collide at Loveland airport One injured after airplane, helicopter collide at Loveland airport
- January 27, 2018

They said a Beechcraft Bonanza, a six-seater plane, and a Robinson R44 helicopter collided on the runway at the airport. Airport manager Jason Licon said each aircraft had only a pilot on board. Aerial views of the airport showed the runway shut down Friday afternoon as crews worked to clear the crash. The FAA and the NTSB will investigate the circumstances leading up to the collision. (more...)
Winfrey not interested in presidential run Winfrey not interested in presidential run
- January 27, 2018

However, a couple of her close friends claimed she was "actively thinking" about the matter after she delivered her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes when she received the Cecil B. "I don't have the DNA for it", she said . "That's not for me", she added. Last June, she told the Hollywood Reporter she would "never run for public office". (more...)
Body found in Woodlawn Park likely is missing teen Body found in Woodlawn Park likely is missing teen
- January 27, 2018

Moussa's family have already been notified. Fairfax County police say they're investigating Moussa's death as a homicide. Many other questions were unanswered. After she left abruptly, Jholie told her sister in a text that she was going to a party in Norfolk. Earlier this week, Moussa's mother Syreeta Steward her daughter's disapperance was a " nightmare [she] couldn't wake up from ". (more...)
Jai Ho: Indian diaspora derails Pakistan's propaganda in London Jai Ho: Indian diaspora derails Pakistan's propaganda in London
- January 27, 2018

Ahmed's so-called protest had hired five commercial vans appointed with anti-India propaganda on the sides, which was an attempt to mimic the official Free Balochistan movement banners that appeared on Transport for London buses in 2017. The consortium of Lord Nazir, British Friends of Kashmir and other community leaders engineered the protest. "It will be a peaceful demonstration by a small gathering because we can not have very large numbers outside the High Commission", he had said. (more...)
President Uhuru Fires Seven Cabinet Secretaries, Appoints Them as Foreign Envoys President Uhuru Fires Seven Cabinet Secretaries, Appoints Them as Foreign Envoys
- January 27, 2018

Chief Administrative Secretary is an office messenger between the Cabinet Secretary & the Principal Secretary. Mohamed was appointed education cabinet secretary replacing Fred Matiang'i who has been appointed as the Interior Cabinet Secretary. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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