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EPA chief disavows calling Trump a danger in 2016 interview EPA chief disavows calling Trump a danger in 2016 interview
- January 30, 2018

At the time, Pruitt was the attorney general of Oklahoma, as well as a policy adviser to Jeb Bush, who was contending for the GOP nomination. He added, "I really believe he [Trump] would use a blunt instrument". As EPA administrator, however, Pruitt has cited executive orders signed by Trump as the basis for a wide array of policy changes rolling back and redrafting regulations limiting emissions of toxic heavy metals from coal-fired power plants. (more...)
Zen appeals to Pope Francis on behalf of loyal Chinese bishops Zen appeals to Pope Francis on behalf of loyal Chinese bishops
- January 30, 2018

Archbishop Charles Scicluna, an expert on clergy sex abuse scandals, will fly to Santiago de Chile "to listen to those who have expressed the will to present evidence", the Vatican said in a statement. But Zen wrote that when he raised the cases with Francis during a January 14 private audience, the pope said he had told his aides "not to create another Mindszenty case" with regards to the Chinese bishops. (more...)
Trailer blazes 20km down Bruce Highway Trailer blazes 20km down Bruce Highway
- January 30, 2018

The driver finally pulled over at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Dovedale Road after driving approximately 20km with a trailer engulfed in flames. Despite turning on their lights and sirens, police allege the man kept driving with his fiery load. Reports suggest the driver had caused multiple spot fires along the road in dry bushland - a unsafe act in Australia, which suffers serious wildfires on a regular basis. (more...)
House Intel votes to release controversial Republican memo alleging Federal Bureau of Investigation spying 'abuses'
- January 30, 2018

Rep. Adam Schiff , the senior Democrat on the intelligence committee, has the Republican report a "highly misleading "memo" attacking the conduct of the Russian Federation investigation by the FBI and the DOJ" and urged that it not be released. (more...)
Texas Rangers investigate training facility where Larry Nassar treated athletes Texas Rangers investigate training facility where Larry Nassar treated athletes
- January 30, 2018

During the week-long sentencing hearing that saw many of Nassar's victims step forward and provide impact statements, the Karolyi Ranch came up in multiple testimonies, most notably from Mattie Larson as she described the culture inside the facility as one that saw these young athletes as nearly sub-human. (more...)
Capitec denounced as a loan shark Capitec denounced as a loan shark
- January 30, 2018

Viceroy, which describes itself on its website as "a group of individuals that see the world differently", came to prominence in December when it questioned the finances of Steinhoff, the South African multinational retailer which later revealed it had "accounting irregularities". (more...)
Mild week ahead in South Lake Tahoe, no precipitation in forecast Mild week ahead in South Lake Tahoe, no precipitation in forecast
- January 30, 2018

While this low is expected to stay offshore, it's possible that the area, especially coastal and southern New Jersey, get clipped with some precipitation as the low is passing by. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Better chances of rain showers will be Friday night into Saturday as a cold front moves across the area. Saturday Night .Mostly cloudy. (more...)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG)
- January 30, 2018

Checking in on some other ratios, the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 32.523915, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 54.081342. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 25.6%. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks. (NasdaqCM:MDXG) has a Shareholder Yield of -0.022064 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of -0.01387. (more...)
Boy, 7, handcuffed after punching his instructor Boy, 7, handcuffed after punching his instructor
- January 30, 2018

When his teacher approached him in the hallway, he allegedly attacked the woman by "repeatedly punching her on her back" and continued to throw punches and kicks even after being restrained, subsequently knocking her to the ground. However, the Miami-Dade Schools Police defended their actions, arguing they were just abiding by the Florida Mental Health Baker Act, which states a unsafe child must be detained and subjected to psychiatric evaluation. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Says Detainees Handed Over More Than $100 Billion Saudi Arabia Says Detainees Handed Over More Than $100 Billion
- January 30, 2018

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that it has released most of the businessmen, officials and princes who were being held in a luxury hotel in Riyadh in connection with a broad crackdown on corruption after reaching financial settlements with them totaling almost $107 billion. (more...)
IFG Advisory LLC Takes Position in Stryker Corporation (SYK)
- January 30, 2018

The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . Hodges Capital Management Inc sold 20,000 shares as the company's stock declined 7.27% while stock markets rallied. Edgemoor Investment Inc owns 2,050 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. It also increased its holding in Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4,640 shares in the quarter, for a total of 437,664 shares, and has risen its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY). (more...)
Rep. Hollingsworth Says Nunes' FBI Memo Should Be Released
- January 30, 2018

Nunes' memo, drafted by the GOP, is expected to allege that the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for surveillance of Trump adviser Carter Page during the 2016 election using the so-called Steele dossier. (more...)
Saudi Arabia seizes more than $100bn in settlements Saudi Arabia seizes more than $100bn in settlements
- January 30, 2018

The anti-corruption drive was led by Mohammed bin Salman, the 32-year-old crown prince and author of the "Vision 2030" programme of social and economic reforms in the ultra- conservative Muslim Gulf nation. The Attorney General, as a member of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Committee, said in a statement that the subpoenaed individuals were called to testify or provide evidence. (more...)
IATA Welcomes Single African Air Transport Market, Says Effective Implementation is Key IATA Welcomes Single African Air Transport Market, Says Effective Implementation is Key
- January 30, 2018

Enhanced connectivity will stimulate demand, improve the competitiveness of the African airline industry, and make air travel more accessible. This, in turn, os expected to enable higher volumes of trade, expanded tourism and growing commerce between African nations and the rest of the world, the organization said. (more...)
U.S. agency criticizes Hawaii over false missile alert U.S. agency criticizes Hawaii over false missile alert
- January 30, 2018

He responded by sending a live incoming ballistic missile alert, selecting the proper template from a drop-down menu and clicking "yes" when prompted, "Are you sure that you want to send this alert?" But the message inaccurately included the phrase "This is not a drill". (more...)
MEA Dumps Plan to Issue Orange Jacket Passport MEA Dumps Plan to Issue Orange Jacket Passport
- January 30, 2018

Raja of the CPI. The decision was taken at a meeting held on Monday by Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs, and VK Singh, Minister of State. Also, he stressed on the fact that a separate colour code will make them more susceptible to discrimination. He also added that by letting their underprivileged status public, it will lead to an intrusion into their fundamental right to dignity and privacy. (more...)
EU backs Brexit transition demands as tensions rock May EU backs Brexit transition demands as tensions rock May
- January 30, 2018

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...)
Kerala forced conversion case to be inspected by NIA Kerala forced conversion case to be inspected by NIA
- January 30, 2018

Earlier the National Investigation Agency had informed the court that they will probe this Kerala forced conversion case if directed by the court. Now the NIA to probe this forced conversion case to take out the truth. She was introduced to Mohammed Riyas when she was studying in Bengaluru. Then Akshara took the name as Aisha and then Riyas used fake documents to get the Aadhaar card using which the marriage registered in 2016. (more...)
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Is Now an ABC News Contributor Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Is Now an ABC News Contributor
- January 30, 2018

During his interview on "GMA", Christie discussed his thoughts on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address and on Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Before landing at ABC, Christie tried scoring a job at local sports radio station WFAN, but was taken out of the running because sources said he was no match to predecessor Mike Francesca. (more...)
Federal Court Again Blocks Texas GOP's 'Fetal Remains' Law Federal Court Again Blocks Texas GOP's 'Fetal Remains' Law
- January 30, 2018

Under previous law, fetal remains could be discharged into a sewer system or incinerated and sent to a landfill. Compliance with the law can be achieved at minimal or no cost and without violating a patient's constitutional rights. Paxton said in a statement Monday that his office remains committed to fighting for the fetal burial requirement despite Monday's ruling and a similar decision a year ago that struck down Texas Gov. (more...)
Snoopers' Charter dealt blow as United Kingdom gov's surveillance regime is ruled 'unlawful' Snoopers' Charter dealt blow as United Kingdom gov's surveillance regime is ruled 'unlawful'
- January 30, 2018

While there have been many legal challenges linked to the controversial bill, including rulings from the European Union, a ruling from the UK Court of Appeals means large part of the Snooper's Charter are unlawful. The challenge had cross-party support from Conservative MP David Davis, who dropped out following his appointment as Brexit secretary in 2016. Liberty is also challenging the IP Act in a case to be heard before the High Court later this year, as the British legal system ... (more...)
3 children hit by teen driver at school bus stop, troopers say 3 children hit by teen driver at school bus stop, troopers say
- January 30, 2018

FHP says the driver continued to travel without stopping after hitting the children. The driver left the scene but returned soon after dropping her sibling off at school, according to an FHP press release. Seminole County Public Schools say that they are aware of the incident. Trooper Joseph Perri was finishing up paperwork on the shoulder of the road, as a 2005 Hyundai four-door left the roadway and struck the left side of the FHP patrol vehicle. (more...)
Schulz urges SPD, Merkel's party to compromise Schulz urges SPD, Merkel's party to compromise
- January 30, 2018

Meanwhile the SPD announced on Monday it will impose a deadline of next Tuesday for new members to join the party if they wish to take part in a vote on whether it should join a coalition under Mrs Merkel. Underscoring the tension, some in the CDU-CSU bloc now accuse the SPD of seeking to reopen a 28-page preliminary pact agreed during marathon talks on January 12. (more...)
Justin Vernon Is Not Happy About Bruno Mars Sweeping The Grammys Justin Vernon Is Not Happy About Bruno Mars Sweeping The Grammys
- January 30, 2018

His clean-sweep raised eyebrows from many commentators online including Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon . Vernon got wind of Bruno Mars' big 2018 win, and promptly informed followers and peers that the awards ceremony is not something they should "take seriously". (more...)
Joy Behar Confronts Kirsten Gillibrand About Al Franken on The View Joy Behar Confronts Kirsten Gillibrand About Al Franken on The View
- January 30, 2018

Wynn has denied the allegations levied against him. Gillibrand stammered for a few seconds before saying she didn't know all the details, and that the attention should be focused on the sexual harassment women face in the workplace, which is precisely what's at issue with Clinton's aide. (more...)
Brooklyn immigration activist freed from ICE custody today Brooklyn immigration activist freed from ICE custody today
- January 30, 2018

A U.S. judge has ordered the immediate release of prominent Indian-descent immigration activist Ravi Ragbir and granted him a temporary reprieve from deportation to his native Trinidad and Tobago, saying his detention was "unnecessary" and "cruel". (more...)
Indonesia's president in Kabul on visit to Afghanistan Indonesia's president in Kabul on visit to Afghanistan
- January 30, 2018

This contradicts the Pentagon's promises of being more transparent about USA war campaigns. The Taliban refer to the Afghan government as US "puppets". Ties between the United States and Pakistan are already brittle after Washington announced plans earlier in January to suspend up to roughly $2 billion in U.S. (more...)
Dunkin Brands Group (DNKN) PT Raised to $59.00 at Piper Jaffray Companies
- January 30, 2018

About 10.48M shares traded. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) has risen 18.47% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.91% the S&P500. It also upped Alaska Air Group Inc (NYSE:ALK) stake by 8,738 shares and now owns 62,850 shares. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. (more...)
Brighton re-sign Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa until end of season Brighton re-sign Leicester's Leonardo Ulloa until end of season
- January 30, 2018

Sportsmail's Joe Bernstein reported Brighton had come in for their former striker at the weekend and manager Chris Hughton said: 'We're delighted to welcome Leo back to the club. "We have found it hard to get the goals we need to win games, so to have that competition and options in that position is definitely something we wanted to do". (more...)
Loxo Oncology (NASDAQ:LOXO) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend
- January 30, 2018

Loxo Oncology, Inc ., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and sells medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers in the United States. DAFNA Capital Management LLC now owns 303,621 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $24,347,000 after acquiring an additional 2,899 shares during the last quarter. (more...)

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