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Central Intelligence Agency chief: Russian Federation 'will target USA mid-term election Central Intelligence Agency chief: Russian Federation 'will target USA mid-term election
- January 30, 2018

During the BBC interview, Mr Pompeo also commented on his working relationship with President Trump - saying he provides the US President with intelligence briefings nearly every day the two men are in Washington DC. As examples, Pompeo cited efforts to steal USA commercial information and infiltration of schools and hospitals - and this extended to Europe and the UK. (more...)
Long-lost IMAGE satellite discovered, NASA now trying to make contact Long-lost IMAGE satellite discovered, NASA now trying to make contact
- January 30, 2018

NASA's ground control did not receive the telemetry signals they expected to from the Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration or IMAGE back on December 18, 2005, and had all but given it up for being lost forever. Burley of Goddard Spaceflight Center stating that the engineers have detected a radio signal that is compatible with that of IMAGE. First launched in 2000, IMAGE's goal was to "study the global response of the Earth's magnetosphere to changes in the solar wind". (more...)
New York Congressman To Skip Trump's State Of The Union Speech Tuesday New York Congressman To Skip Trump's State Of The Union Speech Tuesday
- January 30, 2018

Typically lawmakers of both parties attend the annual State of the Union address , and those from the opposite party tend to save their criticisms of the president for after the speech, releasing statements about the policy pronouncements they disagree with immediately after the address wraps up. (more...)
Trump dines with UN Security Council members at White House Trump dines with UN Security Council members at White House
- January 30, 2018

US President Donald Trump hosts a UN Security Council delegation at the White House, flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley . Haley said that skepticism came across as their ambassadors viewed the missile parts on display in Washington. "These claims will solve no problem of Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Us and if they continue their illogical policy in Yemen it will turn into a quagmire similar to what Vietnam meant to Americans", he warned Saudi and Emirati ... (more...)
Six of a family dead in Kurram Agency landmine blast Six of a family dead in Kurram Agency landmine blast
- January 30, 2018

Four security officials, including a captain, were martyred and three injured in an IED blast in Kharlachi, Kurram Agency , in October previous year. A roadside bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt has killed at least eight people, including three women and a child, in a yet another terror attack targeting minority Shia Muslims in the country. (more...)
Fugitive Catalan chief seeks parliament protection for vote Fugitive Catalan chief seeks parliament protection for vote
- January 30, 2018

Separatists have a majority in the regional assembly and Puigdemont would nearly certainly win the vote. The Spanish government late past year dissolved the Catalan home rule administration and imposed direct rule from Madrid on the province after moves towards independence by its separatist government. (more...)
Hundreds of flights canceled over tensions between China and Taiwan Hundreds of flights canceled over tensions between China and Taiwan
- January 30, 2018

According to Focus Taiwan, it is estimated that the peak traffic will occur February 13, when there has been the most flight applications from the two Chinese airlines, offering around 3,310 seats. China says there is no safety threat. China considers Taiwan a wayward province, and relations have cooled since Ms Tsai Ing-wen of the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party took office as Taiwan's president in 2016. (more...)
$833.16 Million in Sales Expected for Southwestern Energy (SWN) This Quarter
- January 30, 2018

A trend analysis is a method of analysis that allows traders to predict what will happen with a stock in the future. Southwestern Energy Company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that SVP - Administration Mccauley Jennifer N. (more...)
APC wins all seats in Osun council polls APC wins all seats in Osun council polls
- January 30, 2018

The statement said: "Beyond the electoral victory is the political step forward into the less expensive parliamentary democracy, which will now start in Osun's local government setting for the first time in 52 years since our parliamentary democracy was destroyed by the military in 1966". (more...)
Turkey orders detention of 11 top doctors over criticism of Syrian offensive Turkey orders detention of 11 top doctors over criticism of Syrian offensive
- January 30, 2018

An Ankara-based operation is now underway in eight provinces to arrest the remaining members. Authorities issued 11 arrest warrants for council's members, eight of whom were detained, including the association's head Rasit Tukel, state-run news agency Anadolu said . (more...)
Assets reference: Prosecution witnesses record statements against Dar Assets reference: Prosecution witnesses record statements against Dar
- January 30, 2018

In response to the application, the accountability judge said that the NAB prosecutor had two days to present as many witnesses in court as he was able to. An accountability court past year declared the former finance minister a proclaimed offender in a NAB reference after he failed to appear before it despite repeated summons. (more...)
Lords committee warns Brexit bill is 'fundamentally flawed' Lords committee warns Brexit bill is 'fundamentally flawed'
- January 30, 2018

Angela Smith, the Labour leader in the Lords, said: "We will work with others around the Lords to change this bill so it becomes an enabling measure for, rather than an obstacle, to a transitional period. "We will also be bringing forward our own continuity bills, which are the attempts by our own chambers to actually resolve this issue". The Lords' Constitution Committee declared Mrs May's flagship legislation "constitutionally unacceptable" and called for more legal clarity to fix the ... (more...)
New Pique contract has £440m buyout clause New Pique contract has £440m buyout clause
- January 30, 2018

Veteran FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has admitted the team always look to superstar Lionel Messi in their quest for titles. "If I hadn't extended this deal I'd have finished my contract and then let it go", the Barcelona born player added. (more...)
European Union ministers say Brexit transition period should last until December 2020
- January 30, 2018

The most thorny question is the future relationship with Ireland , a matter which is on a special negotiating track and is unlikely to be resolved soon. Brexit talks will now move out from their winter slumber into the limelight once again, as negotiations on the transition period will kick off next week. (more...)
Padmaavat Banned In Malaysia Due To Concerns On 'Sensitivities Of Islam' Padmaavat Banned In Malaysia Due To Concerns On 'Sensitivities Of Islam'
- January 30, 2018

According to Malaysiakini, the comment caused concern to the Board chairman Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid who said, "Malaysia does not recognise the LGBT ideology, so we have to be extra cautious in our work". Post-release, the film has had mixed reviews. The "not relevant" remark is usually given to ban movies deemed to likely provoke hatred and discomfort among the community, a movie producer familiar with the matter told FMT. (more...)
Iranian women protest compulsory headscarf rule Iranian women protest compulsory headscarf rule
- January 30, 2018

Sotoudeh, who was awarded the Sakharov human rights prize in 2012, had said she would gladly take up Movahed's legal case but did not know where she was being held. Nasrin Sotoudeh, a renowned human rights lawyer, told AFP she saw the woman's file at the prosecutor's office and was told by a judicial official that she had been "freed". (more...)
Gauri Lankesh murder case: Indrajit to move High Court seeking CBI probe Gauri Lankesh murder case: Indrajit to move High Court seeking CBI probe
- January 30, 2018

It's been nearly five months now. the investigation is like stagnant water. I have also spoken to our advocate. Very soon I will approach the High Court requesting for a CBI probe, because for five months SIT has done its job. While Indrajit termed the event - which he did not attend - as one sponsored by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Kavitha said it was organised by Gauri Memorial Trust and the government had nothing to do with it. (more...)
Avenfield supplementary reference: NAB court rejects objections of Nawaz's lawyer Avenfield supplementary reference: NAB court rejects objections of Nawaz's lawyer
- January 30, 2018

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif , his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar showed up before the accountability court as it resumed the hearing of the graft references filed against them by the NAB . He continued to insist that "the supplementary reference was submitted on the basis of the statements made by Wajid Zia's nephew and forensic expert". (more...)
Keidel: Super Bowl 52, By The Numbers Keidel: Super Bowl 52, By The Numbers
- January 30, 2018

The Patriots will build an early lead, which will force Foles and the Eagles into uncomfortable passing situations in catch-up mode for the rest of the game. The Patriots and Eagles will cross paths Monday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul for the Super Bowl Opening Night. "Embrace the stage, " Jenkins said. (more...)
Governments held accountable under child poverty bill Governments held accountable under child poverty bill
- January 30, 2018

The Bill includes a suite of four primary and six supplementary measures in order to properly monitor the financial and material disadvantage of children, and provide valuable worldwide comparisons. For too long, too many of our children have lived in poverty and hardship. Ardern says the Government will release its targets "very soon, one this week". (more...)
European Union warns Britain divorce is not yet resolved
- January 30, 2018

This would give time for the EU member states, the European Parliament and the British parliament to ratify the deal before exit day. The document is likely to further inflame feuding within Britain's Conservative government, between those who back a clean break with the bloc and those who want to keep Britain's economy as closely aligned with the EU's as possible after Brexit in March 2019. (more...)
Coalition calls Yemenis to end clashes in Aden Coalition calls Yemenis to end clashes in Aden
- January 30, 2018

He is now under pressure by South Yemen to replace both the Prime Minister and parliamentary cabinet. The separatist forces did not enter the palace itself and were stopped by Saudi Arabian troops who have been guarding the palace for the past months. (more...)
American vacationers to Cuba report signs just like these suffered by diplomats American vacationers to Cuba report signs just like these suffered by diplomats
- January 30, 2018

The State Department has issued a new travel advisory to Cuba after 19 American tourists reported symptoms similar to those suffered by U.S. diplomats. The Associated Press has obtained a recording of what some USA embassy workers heard in Havana as they were attacked by what investigators initially believed was a sonic weapon. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's Grammys cameo mocks Donald Trump in Fire and Fury skit Hillary Clinton's Grammys cameo mocks Donald Trump in Fire and Fury skit
- January 30, 2018

Published this month, the instant bestseller paints Trump as disengaged, ill-informed and unstable. Cardi B quoted a line referring to Mr Trump in bed with a cheeseburger. When Haley was picked one of Trump's top diplomats in December, 2016, the Washington Post reported Trump had made his cabinet decisions, both men and women, largely based on looks. (more...)
Worsening Flu Season Draws Comparisons to 2009 Pandemic Worsening Flu Season Draws Comparisons to 2009 Pandemic
- January 30, 2018

By this time last season , there were about 16,850 lab-confirmed cases of the flu statewide. In fact, the highest rate of hospitalization was among those over 65, but people aged 50 to 64 are being hospitalized at three times the rate of the 2015-2016 season, the CDC reported . (more...)
Compass Minerals International, Inc
- January 30, 2018

The company has market cap of $2.53 billion. About 39.14 million shares traded or 37.10% up from the average. It is down 13.31% since January 28, 2017 and is downtrending. The stock decreased 1.27% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $73.75. It turned negative, as 22 investors sold CMP shares while 71 reduced holdings. (more...)
Police shoot, kill man in the Bronx, NYPD says Police shoot, kill man in the Bronx, NYPD says
- January 30, 2018

The two responding officers repeatedly told a 52-year-old man with a knife to drop the weapon, but he did not comply. The officers were brought to a local hospital for observation but did not suffer any injuries. The subject then turned towards the officers with the knife in hand. "He shouldn't have had a knife, maybe he should have dropped it, but they didn't have to kill him", Belmont resident Antoine Fletcher said. (more...)
Dismembered model's body found stuffed in suitcases Dismembered model's body found stuffed in suitcases
- January 30, 2018

Police tracked a suspect in the woman's death to a ravine, where he reportedly tried to kill himself but was unsuccessful. He was then taken to a hospital and expected to leave by Monday. Loved ones are mourning the young mother, who was an aspiring model and actress. "She was the kind of person to give you the shirt off her back". Whoever took the young mother's life was simply "heartless", another friend of Zghoul's told KPTV . (more...)
India sees growth of 7-7.5 pct in 2018/19 fiscal year India sees growth of 7-7.5 pct in 2018/19 fiscal year
- January 30, 2018

On February 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2018 in the parliament. Let's get in to the facts before Budget day's fluff comes to overwhelm us. On the corporate side, let it not be forgotten, the Modi Government brought down the tax rate to 25 per cent for corporates with turnover of less than Rs 50 crore. (more...)
Police impound three buses ferrying Nasa supporters Police impound three buses ferrying Nasa supporters
- January 30, 2018

The buses were among six that left the coastal city for the capital ferrying the supporters to the event that will also see Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka take the oath. This has led to concerns that they will crack down on the inauguration, following other protestor-police clashes in the election aftermath. "We don't recognize Uhuru as our President and we are ready for the consequences of Raila's oath taking", Mark Ochieng said. (more...)

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