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Polar Plunge Saturday at Henderson Lake Polar Plunge Saturday at Henderson Lake
- January 28, 2018

Offering year-round initiatives to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, a spokesman said, Special Olympics Kansas is a platform for acceptance and inclusion as well as one of the largest advocates for healthy lifestyles in the state - regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences. (more...)
Scott Moe new Sask premier Scott Moe new Sask premier
- January 28, 2018

The five are Tina Beaudry-Mellor, Ken Cheveldayoff, Gord Wyant, Scott Moe and Alanna Koch . "Tonight, my commitment to you and to everyone across this province is that I will always stand with you", Moe told cheering supporters. The Saskatchewan New Democrats were quick to respond to Moe's election. The current premier also defended Saskatchewan's carbon plan, encouraging the party to continue to stand up against the federal government's carbon tax. (more...)
Cow swaps farm life for freedom roaming with bison Cow swaps farm life for freedom roaming with bison
- January 28, 2018

Bison expert Rafal Kowalczyk told The Associated Press he's never seen a cow living with bison before this - and it seems to have stayed with them for several months now. She's been glimpsed on the edges of the herd; Kowalczyk told TVN24 , "She is not very integrated with the group, as bison act like one organism and she stands out". (more...)
FSU men's basketball storms past Hurricanes in OT, 103-94 FSU men's basketball storms past Hurricanes in OT, 103-94
- January 28, 2018

The only time Miami was able to tie the game was at the end of regulation. The Hurricanes have been outscored by an average of 0.6 points in their last five games. Another Miami possession broke down and Florida State came back with another bucket by the rim. Team effort: FSU had six players score in double digits, and the Seminoles needed every point it could get. (more...)
Trump returns from Davos to host of new claims on Russian Federation inquiry
- January 28, 2018

On July 15, Trump hired specialist white-collar crime lawyer Ty Cobb, who reportedly implemented a strategy of full cooperation with the FBI investigation. Caroline Polisi is a federal and white collar criminal defense attorney in NY. They point to the anti-Trump text messages of a senior FBI investigator whom Mueller removed from the Russian Federation unit. (more...)
Trump tells African leaders Tillerson will make 'extended visit' Trump tells African leaders Tillerson will make 'extended visit'
- January 28, 2018

President Trump has said he did not use such language, while others present say he did. Many in Africa were taken aback by the comments after almost a year of little attention to Africa by the Trump administration. The letter gives no details on Mr Tillerson's upcoming visit. For his part, Kagame tweeted: "Had very good bilateral meeting with @realDonaldTrump!" Global backlash to the comments followed with leaders growing wary of Donald Trump's commitment to improving race ... (more...)
Almost 100 killed in ambulance blast in Afghan capital Kabul
- January 28, 2018

Officials say the huge bomb was hidden in an ambulance and exploded in an area near foreign embassies and government buildings. "I condemn the despicable vehicle bombing attack in Kabul today that has left scores of innocent civilians dead and hundreds injured", he said in a statement. (more...)
Middleton & Co Upped Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding; Markel (MKL) Sentiment Is 1.17
- January 28, 2018

About 58,478 shares traded. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Sold by LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC" was first posted by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. Coho Prtnrs holds 4.92% or 979,900 shares. Suntrust Banks stated it has 0% in Hasbro, Inc. Hancock Com has 78,964 shares for 0.66% of their portfolio. (more...)
After Sena, Andhra Pradesh CM talks of parting ways with BJP After Sena, Andhra Pradesh CM talks of parting ways with BJP
- January 28, 2018

I always tell them not to talk against them (BJP). The skirmishes between the allies are nothing new, with both sides hitting out at each other, and Naidu has had to personally intervene to restrain his party colleagues. "Earlier, he announced that his MPs will resign as a protest against the Centre for not giving special status". Addressing the press at the state secretariat, Naidu said, "If the BJP does not want to continue alliance then the TDP will go on its own". (more...)
Fourteen killed in Brazil nightclub shootout Fourteen killed in Brazil nightclub shootout
- January 28, 2018

The incident took place when about 15 gunmen arrived in three heavily armed cars at about 1:30 am (local time) on Saturday and started firing indiscriminately at the party-goers at Forro do Gago nightclub, police officials said. Local press news media quote Public Security chief Andre Costa as saying that 14 people were killed and six injured. "It is a one-off event, as occurs all over the world, with 50 or 60 deaths". (more...)
Defense chiefs of South Korea, US hold talks in Hawaii Defense chiefs of South Korea, US hold talks in Hawaii
- January 28, 2018

A source claims the North Korea shipments to Japan and South Korea via Russian intelligence are ongoing. Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Russian Federation had not reported any imports of North Korea coal to the committee past year. (more...)
Armed conflict breaks out between IRGC, IS members inside Iran Armed conflict breaks out between IRGC, IS members inside Iran
- January 28, 2018

Three members of the Revolutionary Guards and three Islamic State militants were killed in clashes in the west of Iran yesterday, a top Guards' commander said, according to Tasnim news agency. The remote mountainous majority-Kurdish areas near the borders of Iraq and Turkey are the scene of occasional clashes between Iranian forces and ISIS-linked fighters and Kurdish separatists. (more...)
(K) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
- January 28, 2018

Sandstorm Gold (TSE:SSL) had its price objective hoisted by stock analysts at Canaccord Genuity from C$10.25 to C$10.50 in a research report issued on Friday, January 19th. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, May 29 report. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Monday, August 24 by Howard Weil. (more...)
Cam Jordan gives Super Bowl tickets to 108-year-old veteran Cam Jordan gives Super Bowl tickets to 108-year-old veteran
- January 28, 2018

According to WGNO, Brooks served in the 91st Engineer Battalion during World War II. If he's able to travel to Minnesota for the Super Bowl, that would be no small feat. Brooks will head to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to watch as the New England Patriots bid to defend their Super Bowl title against the Philadelphia Eagles on February 4 (6:30 p.m. (more...)
Texas A&M vs Kansas basketball Texas A&M vs Kansas basketball
- January 28, 2018

Nonetheless, the win this weekend meant more for the sake of momentum than anything else. Rebounding could boost Texas A&M, which averages 42.4 boards and carries a margin of plus-7.7 to rank 14th nationally. He finished with nine points, his highest total since scoring 10 against Oakland on November 24. Poor shooting seemed to be the overlying theme for the Aggies as they finished the game shooting just 39 percent (26-of-66) from the field. (more...)
'I think we have a good chance' of renegotiating NAFTA 'I think we have a good chance' of renegotiating NAFTA
- January 28, 2018

Dave Reichert, the Republican chairman of a powerful USA congressional trade committee, said after a breakfast meeting Saturday with Canadian and American officials: "I'm always optimistic". The Canadian proposal would arguably strengthen the system for countries wishing to keep participating, but allow the U.S.to leave if it wants. The Trump administration, which blames NAFTA for killing off USA manufacturing jobs, wants the requirement for the value content, or net cost, of autos sourced ... (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci calls NYT report on Trump ordering Mueller's firing 'irrelevant' Anthony Scaramucci calls NYT report on Trump ordering Mueller's firing 'irrelevant'
- January 28, 2018

Despite internal objections, Trump chose to assert that Mueller had unacceptable conflicts of interest and moved to remove him from his position, according to the people familiar with the discussions. The idea is that readers should be skeptical of stories with unnamed sources, since others can not easily verify the accuracy of their claims. They also reportedly spoke to Mike Pompeo, the head of the C.I.A., and Dan Coats, the director of National Intelligence. (more...)
First lady Melania Trump leaves Palm Beach Friday night
- January 28, 2018

A spokeswoman for first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMelania will no longer join Trump on trip to Davos: report Pence: Allegations of Trump affair with adult-film star are "baseless" Poll: Melania is the most popular Trump MORE lashed out at the media for "tabloid" reporting that about she says has "seeped into "main stream" reporting". (more...)
Hammersmith Flood: 70 Rescued By Fire Crews In West London Hammersmith Flood: 70 Rescued By Fire Crews In West London
- January 28, 2018

Residents reported being stuck in their cars on King Street, Hammersmith, as water levels rose to almost 20 inches in places. Around 270 sandbags were provided to help stop water from entering buildings. "London Fire Brigade and Thames Water also attended". Our team can now start to clean up and begin to work on the fix. Water began to fill the street on Friday evening, covering an area of about 200m. (more...)
US, Poland oppose gas pipeline linking Russian Federation to Germany US, Poland oppose gas pipeline linking Russian Federation to Germany
- January 28, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.S. companies would contribute to the growth of the Polish energy sector. Tillerson encouraged further such sales and spoke in favour of a pipeline that would run from Poland to Norway. (more...)
Brockton and Philadelphia mayors come up with bet involving famous Rockys Brockton and Philadelphia mayors come up with bet involving famous Rockys
- January 28, 2018

Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney has agreed to the stakes with Brockton mayor Bill Carpenter . Philadelphia is the home of Rocky Balboa, the boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in the 1976 film "Rocky". If the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl in franchise history on February 4 in Minneapolis, the famed Rocky Marciano statue in Brockton will be adorned with the team's apparel. (more...)
USA Gymnastics board members to resign in Larry Nassar fallout USA Gymnastics board members to resign in Larry Nassar fallout
- January 28, 2018

Olympic Committee. USOC CEO Scot Blackmun wrote a letter to USAG on Thursday indicating that it would be decertified as the sport's national governing body if it failed to meet six conditions by specified dates. Nassar pleaded guilty to assaulting seven people in the Lansing, Michigan, area between 1998 and 2015. Aly Raisman made this point abundantly clear as she took to Twitter on Wednesday to comment on the former doctor's 40 to 175 years sentence for sexually abusing his (often ... (more...)
Meet Sarah From West Virginia Meet Sarah From West Virginia
- January 28, 2018

Kentucky would lose half of their major non-conference games, losing to traditional blue bloods Kansas and UCLA on the road while beating Virginia Tech and Louisville at home. The Wildcats are 106th in the nation with 77.1 points per game. Kentucky ranks 142nd in assists allowed per game (13.6). With 22 points on 6-for-10 shooting, PJ Washington was the top scorer from either team. (more...)
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...)

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