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IL congressmen to boycott State of the Union IL congressmen to boycott State of the Union
- January 30, 2018

On the policy front, immigration is an immediate flashpoint for Trump and Congress. A handful of lawmakers are planning to boycott the president's remarks. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg won't be attending the State of the Union speech Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. On social media, Gillibrand says Cruz has shown great leadership and hopes her presence will remind the President of his responsibility to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria. (more...)
China remains New Zealand's top trading partner in 2017: statistics China remains New Zealand's top trading partner in 2017: statistics
- January 30, 2018

Goods exports jumped 11 percent to $53.7 billion in 2017 from with 2016, while imports increased 9.4 percent to $56.5 billion, with both surpassing their previous highs, Statistics New Zealand said. Dairy products led the rise, up NZ$2.8 billion to NZ$14.0 billion. Meanwhile exports of logs, wood and wood articles, the third-largest group, advanced 13 percent to $4.7 billion, Stats NZ said. (more...)
The FBI Is Assessing a Second Dossier on Trump's Ties to Russian Federation The FBI Is Assessing a Second Dossier on Trump's Ties to Russian Federation
- January 30, 2018

A second, independent dossier was written by Cody Shearer , a former journalist close to the Clinton White House in the 1990s and a controversial political activist, according to an exclusive report from the Guardian newspaper . The Guardian can not verify any of the claims. Also, there's the whole saga relating to FBI agent Peter Strzok and bureau lawyer Lisa Page, with whom he was having an extramarital affair, and their stream of anti-Trump, pro-Hillary texts that were sent during two ... (more...)
RNC Refuses to Return Steve Wynn's Donations RNC Refuses to Return Steve Wynn's Donations
- January 30, 2018

He should be allowed due process. In one instance, the report said, Wynn paid a $7.5 million settlement to a manicurist who accused him of forcing her to have sex with him in 2005. Wynn wasn't just any donor to the Republican Party. He and President Donald Trump have had a shaky relationship over the years, but lately he's appeared to be on Trump's good side. (more...)
'Injured' de Villiers ruled out of first 3 ODIs 'Injured' de Villiers ruled out of first 3 ODIs
- January 30, 2018

There is one and a half years still, and there will be a lot of games to be played. This news will come as a major boost to India as de Villiers boasts an impressive record against them. "This will be probably our best time to do that", the opening batsman said. "There are two things to it". "We are going to play that game and try to use it to our advantage". (more...)
Qatar Offers USA To Make Al-Udeid Air Base Permanent Qatar Offers USA To Make Al-Udeid Air Base Permanent
- January 30, 2018

Al-Udeid has been a centre of importance for the USA air operations in the Middle East since 2003. Despite Qatar's bitter diplomatic tussle with regional heavyweight Saudi Arabia - also a key ally of the USA - in the past several months, Washington has shown no intention of scaling down any of its operations at the outpost. (more...)
Saudi Arabia nets $106bn in graft settlements Saudi Arabia nets $106bn in graft settlements
- January 30, 2018

Is the Saudi anti-corruption crackdown finished? True to their style, Saudi authorities kept details of the financial agreement with Prince Alwaleed under wraps, as they did with the settlements reached with other businessmen. Prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding, which gained 10 per cent since his release, fell 2.1 per cent on Tuesday. "The royal order was clear", Al Mojeb said. (more...)
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...)

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