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Nebraska vs. Iowa - 1/27/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Nebraska vs. Iowa - 1/27/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 29, 2018

Behind a game-high 28 points from James Palmer Jr . and 23 points and 11 rebounds from Isaac Copeland , the Huskers took care of business and then some with a 98-84 victory in front of a sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena crowd. "You go on the road, you shoot 50 percent, you shoot 43 (percent) from 3, you have 20 assists and nine turns, you should be in a better position", Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said in a postgame radio interview. (more...)
Netanyahu flies to Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin Netanyahu flies to Moscow for talks on Syria with Putin
- January 29, 2018

Netanyahu will pay a brief working visit to Russian Federation, the Kremlin press service reported. Israeli jets are active in Syrian airspace and on many occasions have conducted operations in order to uphold Israel's so-called "red lines;" namely, to prevent the transfer of advanced weaponry to Iranian proxy Hizbullah and, increasingly, to thwart attempts by Tehran to establish a permanent presence in Syria. (more...)
Donald Trump called for Robert Mueller's firing a year ago, then backed off Donald Trump called for Robert Mueller's firing a year ago, then backed off
- January 29, 2018

The newspaper reported Mr Trump demanded Mr Mueller's firing just weeks after the special counsel was first appointed to investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. The slow drip of news from the Mueller investigation has grown into a waterfall as of late, briefly placating the insatiable appetite of a mainstream media desperate to take down the president of the United States by any means possible. (more...)
Sunday night fire destroys houses in Lang'ata Sunday night fire destroys houses in Lang'ata
- January 29, 2018

The National Disaster Management Unit Deputy Director Pius Masai said they fear the toll may increase as the search in the debris went on Monday. He said that they are now conducting a head count as search for more bodies continues. Nearly the entire informal has been destroyed by the inferno. Residents blamed the Nairobi County Government firefighters for not containing the situation. (more...)
Cardi B 'will find out tomorrow' if she's pregnant Cardi B 'will find out tomorrow' if she's pregnant
- January 29, 2018

According to the "Bodak Yellow" rapper , she's planning on getting married soon! "I'm feeling good, I'm feeling nervous, overwhelmed-everything!, Cardi said". "I get a little insane sometimes". Live's Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet at the 2018 Grammy Awards , the Grammy-nominated rapper delivered endless one-liners and GIF-able moments while maneuvering around an interviewer who was clearly at a loss. (more...)
First phase of pulse polio programme held in TN First phase of pulse polio programme held in TN
- January 29, 2018

In Baramulla, a total of 157326 children shall be immunized during the Ist phase of the IPPI programme in the district, for which 870 vaccination booths have been put in place. "It's the first time my child is getting polio drops", said Gayathri, who travelled from Herohalli village with her year-old daughter. For the last 14 years, there were no cases of polio reported in the state, it said. (more...)
Izzo takes hot seat in MSU sexual misconduct scandal Izzo takes hot seat in MSU sexual misconduct scandal
- January 29, 2018

The allegations were first reported Friday. Izzo was grilled by reporters over his former Student Assistant Coach Travis Walton. "Ive been through a lot more than my guys have been through", said Izzo , who turns 63 on Tuesday. Yes, Izzo and Winston are in different positions and were asked different questions. "I thought the atmosphere here was phenomenal", he said. "I wish those affected, whether you were touched by it, broken by it, shaken by whatever he did to you". (more...)
UAE President Mourns Death of his Mother Sheikha Hessa UAE President Mourns Death of his Mother Sheikha Hessa
- January 29, 2018

Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed passed away on Sunday, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs said in a statement, giving no further details. "To HH President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the death of his mother, praying to Allah the almighty to have mercy on the soul of the late and make her residence in paradise", read a statement from the Qatar News Agency . (more...)
Ottanthulal artist Kalamandalam Geethanandan passes away Ottanthulal artist Kalamandalam Geethanandan passes away
- January 29, 2018

Though he was rushed to the hospital, his life could not be saved. He was also the first Ottanthullal artiste to perform in France in 1984, said media reports. Kamaladalam and Thoovalkottaram are some of the other noted films acted by him. He was the head of Thullal department at Kerala Kalamandalam. Popular actress Kavya Madhavan learned ottam thullal from Geethanandan. (more...)
Tax evasion case: Amala Paul arrested and released! Tax evasion case: Amala Paul arrested and released!
- January 29, 2018

Crime Branch has booked a case against her as they aren't convinced with her statements. Amala , according to police, is sticking to her earlier statement that she had taken a building on rent in Puducherry for film shooting purposes. (more...)
Abdur Razzak recalled in Bangladesh squad for 1st Test against Sri Lanka Abdur Razzak recalled in Bangladesh squad for 1st Test against Sri Lanka
- January 29, 2018

Mahmud Ullah will stand in for regular captain Shakib in the Test. The 35-year-old Razzak has not played in the longest format for three years, with his last appearance coming against Sri Lanka also in Chittagong in 2014. Abdur Razzak has recently made history becoming first Bangladeshi cricketer to grab 500 wickets in the first class cricket. Mahmudullah will lead Bangladesh in absence of Shakib. (more...)
Trumps want to borrow Van Gogh painting, get golden toilet instead Trumps want to borrow Van Gogh painting, get golden toilet instead
- January 29, 2018

The Washington Post reports that Trump tried to borrow a famous painting for his private quarters last September, a practice that follows White House tradition. Maurizio Cattelan , the artist behind the work, would not speak to the art's meaning when reached by the Post. 'It is, of course, extremely valuable and somewhat fragile, but we would provide all the instructions for its installation and care, ' Spector, who has criticized Trump in the past, told the White House official. (more...)
Raila to be sworn in as President of Kenya, says NASA Raila to be sworn in as President of Kenya, says NASA
- January 29, 2018

Magaya insisted the swearing in will be done in accordance with the Assumption of Office of the President Act as well as the oaths set out in the Constitution. "We are the only ones who have legitimately made an application to use Uhuru Park". Mr Magaya said the coalition is sure that no other group was scheduled to use the park as claimed by authorities. (more...)
Deputy Ombudsman suspended, facing 'false information' charges Deputy Ombudsman suspended, facing 'false information' charges
- January 29, 2018

On September 27 a year ago, Carandang made the announcement that the Office of the Ombudsman started its probe on President Rodrigo Duterte and his family, after his staunch critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a complaint. But in January 2014, the Supreme Court, reversing its earlier ruling , denied the President disciplinary jurisdiction over a deputy ombudsman as it was unconstitutional . (more...)
Bengal Bus Slams Through Bridge Into River, Police Tear-Gases Mob Bengal Bus Slams Through Bridge Into River, Police Tear-Gases Mob
- January 29, 2018

Two people have died and four other passengers have been resued. It was not immediately know how many passengers were in the bus that had sunk in the canal. Locals rushed with small boats to rescue whoever they could. Locals said there were many passengers in the bus and there are virtually no chances of anybody being alive. (more...)
Egypt's Presidential Elections to have only Sisi Egypt's Presidential Elections to have only Sisi
- January 29, 2018

Only Sisi, in power since 2014, has so far officially announced his candidacy in the election for which voting is set for March 26. Nominations for candidates remain open until Monday. Al-Nour Party ran in the last elections as the only Islamist party that is still active in Egypt, following the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood government in 2013. (more...)
US, Poland Oppose Gas Pipeline Linking Russia And Germany US, Poland Oppose Gas Pipeline Linking Russia And Germany
- January 29, 2018

Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic States fear the line would increase Europe's dependence on Russian gas and provide the Kremlin with billions of dollars of additional revenue to finance a further military build-up on European Union's borders, Reuters reported. (more...)
Hillary Clinton reads 'Fire and Fury' at Grammys, internet awaits Trump's reply Hillary Clinton reads 'Fire and Fury' at Grammys, internet awaits Trump's reply
- January 29, 2018

John Legend kicks off the skit reciting: "Trump won't read anything". "Cut!" Corden yelled. "Sorry ... it just feels a bit too smooth". They showed me what it means to work twice as hard and never give up, and honestly, no part of my journey is any different than theirs. (more...)
Seine still rising in Paris; Louvre partially closed Seine still rising in Paris; Louvre partially closed
- January 29, 2018

Floodwaters were nearing their peak in Paris on Saturday, with the rain-swollen Seine River engulfing scenic quays and threatening wine cellars and museum basements. Even after its predicted peak yesterday of around six metres, it will still be below the 6.1 metres reached in floods in 2016, and well below the 8.6 metres hit in record floods in 1910. (more...)
Principal Financial Group Inc. Acquires 35755 Shares of Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX)
- January 29, 2018

It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Bluespruce Investments Lp increased its stake in Starbucks Corp (SBUX) by 21.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. sell-side analysts anticipate that Starbucks Co. will post 2.39 earnings per share for the current year. Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $4.70 million activity. (more...)
Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.00
- January 29, 2018

As per Wednesday, January 18, the company rating was initiated by Guggenheim. KeyCorp now has a "Buy" rating and a $42.00 target price on the stock. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Qci Asset Mngmt Inc Ny reported 15 shares stake. (NASDAQ:FORD). Royal Bancshares Of Canada holds 7 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Voya Invest Lc has invested 0.01% in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT). (more...)
India witnessing jobless growth, government 'clueless': Chidambaram India witnessing jobless growth, government 'clueless': Chidambaram
- January 29, 2018

Chidamabram, in another tweet , accused the BJP of being "the master of distortion and deception, adding, " Selling pakodas is honourable self-employment for the poor but that can not be counted as a job. Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling a person selling pakoras "employed". (more...)
Kentucky overcomes 17-point deficit to upset No. 7 West Virginia Kentucky overcomes 17-point deficit to upset No. 7 West Virginia
- January 29, 2018

Offensively, West Virginia has been led by Jevon Carter (16.9 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 6.5 apg, 3.4 spg), Daxter Miles Jr. (13.1), Lamont West (11.4), Esa Ahmad (10.3), Sagaba Konate (9.6) and James Bolden (9.4). Senior forward Khadeem McGusty tops Oklahoma (15-4, 5-3 Big 12) in rebounds with 6.4 and 2.2 blocks per game, while averaging 7.5 points. Tennessee missed 15 of its first 17 shots to fall into a quick early hole. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: 169 Russians invited to compete as neutrals Winter Olympics 2018: 169 Russians invited to compete as neutrals
- January 29, 2018

He said 169 athletes had been cleared, adding that the top competitors "did not make it on to this list". The IOC boss conceded that excluding an athlete from the list did not mean that the review panel had definitive evidence of doping. "Henceforth, they are de facto in it and can get accredited", Stanislav Pozdnyakov said. Bach insisted that the stringent measures put in place to keep Russian dopers away from the Games were in everyone's best interest. (more...)
Palestinian Wearing Military Uniform Arrested Trying to Enter West Bank Settlement Palestinian Wearing Military Uniform Arrested Trying to Enter West Bank Settlement
- January 29, 2018

The army confirmed that it is still searching for the Palestinian who fled. The statement, on December 6, sparked a fresh wave of Palestinian protest and violence, which have claimed the lives of at least 12 Palestinians an Israeli man, local media reported. (more...)
Billionaire Steve Wynn quits as Republican finance chief amid sexual assault claims Billionaire Steve Wynn quits as Republican finance chief amid sexual assault claims
- January 29, 2018

I thank the President for the opportunity to serve and wish him continued success."According to the Wall Street Journal , Wynn frequently demanded naked massages from female employees, sometimes pressuring them for sex". He said the accusations we a "distraction" to the Republican agenda. After the 2016 election, President Donald Trump selected him to oversee the RNC's fundraising activities as chairman of the finance committee. (more...)
7 injured, 2 in critical condition, after crash on QEW in Mississauga 7 injured, 2 in critical condition, after crash on QEW in Mississauga
- January 29, 2018

That sudden slowdown caused the multi-vehicle collision, and four vehicles back, a pickup truck hit a auto carrying Nicole Turcotte, 22, of Niagara Falls, who was critically injured and died in hospital overnight. Earlier, paramedics said it took over an hour to get one of the women extricated from a vehicle. That vehicle was last seen exiting the QEW at The West Mall, between Mississauga and Toronto. (more...)
Charlie Dent weighs in on report that Trump wanted to fire Mueller Charlie Dent weighs in on report that Trump wanted to fire Mueller
- January 29, 2018

Trump blithely dismissed the story as "fake news" and took a shot at the New York Times - the outlet that broke the story. Ken Starr, the ex-independent counsel who investigated Bill Clinton, said Russian Federation probe special counsel Robert Mueller "should look at" whether President Donald Trump lied about wanting to fire him. (more...)
Trump the salesman urges Davos to stop worrying and buy American Trump the salesman urges Davos to stop worrying and buy American
- January 29, 2018

Trump has spent a number of nights at a D.C. hotel in the wake of reports of allegations by adult film star Stormy Daniels that she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, shortly after he married Melania. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, however, countered by expressing his love for Trump and saying he should be praised for not mincing his words. Only by insisting on fair and reciprocal trade can we create a system that works not just for the USA but for all nations. (more...)
IPL: Rajasthan Royals buys pacer Jaydev Unadkat for whooping Rs 11.50 crore IPL: Rajasthan Royals buys pacer Jaydev Unadkat for whooping Rs 11.50 crore
- January 29, 2018

Pandey, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders ( KKR ) last season, was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH ) while Rahul was snapped up by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP ). Just when you thought that Preity got her way at Rs 1100 lakhs, the most poker-faced of the franchise bidders, from the Rajasthan Royals , bid 1150! This year, when the players will go under the hammer on 27 and 28 January in Bengaluru , few young cricketers will look to rake in big money. (more...)

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