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The role of the designated survivor The role of the designated survivor
- January 31, 2018

Since 9/11, the Senate has also named its own designated survivor to keep that branch of the government operating should a doomsday scenario occur. Hollywood has always been fascinated with idea, from a 2000 episode of NBC's The West Wing to the current ABC series actually entitled Designated Survivor , in which Kiefer Sutherland plays a Cabinet member who assumes the presidency after a terrorist attack on a State of the Union address wipes out the rest of the other possible successors. (more...)
Tancredo abandons third bid for Colorado governor Tancredo abandons third bid for Colorado governor
- January 31, 2018

Shortly after the news broke he would leave the race, Tancredo tweeted "Hey Sniwflakes (sic)". But he confirmed his departure to multiple news organizations. "There are issues I will address that no one else will", Tancredo said at the start of his campaign a year ago. "They're not committing the crime, they're not out their bludgeoning the citizen, but they are allowing a situation to develop that puts their own citizens in danger", Tancredo told 9News. (more...)
Man accused of digging up body in Worcester
- January 31, 2018

Xavier Broughton, 32, was charged with disinterring a human body and misleading police. Police believe Ramos died upstairs and was dragged outside, where his body has been for weeks. (more...)
Torch Wealth Management LLC Boosts Position in CSX Co. (CSX)
- January 31, 2018

About 5.01 million shares traded. The Descartes Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:DSGX) has risen 29.29% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 80.48% the S&P500. Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of RPX Corporation (NasdaqGS:RPXC). Mairs And Pwr holds 9,200 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (more...)
Maha rural women to get sanitary pads for just Rs 5 Maha rural women to get sanitary pads for just Rs 5
- January 31, 2018

The Maharashtra government has launched a scheme to make a pack of sanitary pads available to 7 lakh girls studying in government schools for a subsidised price of Rs 5. The entire scheme will be implemented by the Rural Development Department under the Maharashtra State Rural Jivonnati Campaign with the Additional Director of Family Welfare Department functioning as the Nodal Officer. (more...)
WestRock (WRK) Given New $82.00 Price Target at DA Davidson
- January 31, 2018

Finally, Barclays boosted their price target on shares of WestRock from $58.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. In other news, EVP Jennifer Graham-Johnson sold 7,700 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.43, for a total transaction of $614,684.49. (more...)
Homeless 'hero' who stole from victims of Manchester Arena attack is jailed Homeless 'hero' who stole from victims of Manchester Arena attack is jailed
- January 31, 2018

Chris Parker claimed to have helped some of those injured in the attack and was initially hailed a hero, with more than £50,000 being raised by the public to help the rough sleeper. "As the tragedy unfolded around him, when the vast majority of those who were in the arena with him were trying to save lives and care for the injured and lost, the defendant was focused on seeking to take advantage of the situation", she added. (more...)
Worth Watching Stock Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Worth Watching Stock Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
- January 31, 2018

Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Alaska Air Group, Inc. The stock decreased 1.95% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $64.2. Its down 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold ALK shares while 131 reduced holdings. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Alaska Air Group from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. (more...)
Bank of Montreal Can Buys 36802 Shares of Vulcan Materials (VMC)
- January 31, 2018

ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 28,441 shares of the construction company's stock worth $3,603,000 after purchasing an additional 3,613 shares during the period. Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 64.69, the 7-day sits at 65.33, and the 3-day is resting at 59.76 for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC ). (more...)
Jarren Jasper, son of Navy OC, undergoes successful heart transplant Jarren Jasper, son of Navy OC, undergoes successful heart transplant
- January 31, 2018

Jarren's mother, Donna, told ESPN.com Tuesday that Jarren's "heart is in and beating on its own". Luckily with his new heart, Jarren will probably be able to play all the basketball and football that he wants. At that point, Jarren was simply trying to regain enough strength to undergo a heart surgery when the time came and an organ was available. Jasper spent two months in the hospital before returning home in early October with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), which was ... (more...)
Cuomo humiliates Conway for accusing United States media of election interference
- January 31, 2018

Every screaming headline, every wrong poll. Conway clarified that she didn't say this "interference" was equivalent to the accusations made against the Kremlin. "Do you think that's why he won and why the person whose name I never mention on TV lost?" she asked, referring to Clinton. The Trump campaign is now being investigated by Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller over allegations it aided Moscow in its effort to interfere in the election. (more...)
Helicopter crashes into Southern California home Helicopter crashes into Southern California home
- January 31, 2018

Police say the fifth person involved was on the ground at the time of the crash, however it's not clear if they were inside the house at the time. Officials responded to reports of a small helicopter down at around 2 p.m. Officials said the incident occurred in the area of Bristol Street and Bayview Place. Skid marks were seen on the road leading up to the crash site. (more...)
Hammond is looking out for the economy - unlike sniping Brexiteers Hammond is looking out for the economy - unlike sniping Brexiteers
- January 31, 2018

The report, revealed by the news website Buzzfeed and which suggests the least harm would be done by remaining in the single market, was dismissed by the government and leading Brexiteers as "incomplete" and an attempt to "undermine" Brexit but will be a boost to those campaigning for a "softer" Brexit. (more...)
Immigration officials confirm businessman deported to Jordan Immigration officials confirm businessman deported to Jordan
- January 31, 2018

Adi's wife, Fidda Musleh, said she called her husband from the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown where he was being held, only to find out he was taken to the airport and flown to Chicago. Court documents show his first wife filed an affidavit in 2007 saying she signed the original statement claiming fraud under duress. The local community and politicians from both major parties decried his arrest. (more...)
Night watch: hunt for 'ex-soldier' shotgun raider Night watch: hunt for 'ex-soldier' shotgun raider
- January 31, 2018

Police said he also displays a chilling degree of nonchalance, even when entering a property with multiple occupants. Detectives said meticulous research and use of violence suggested the thief, who raids homes alone and ties up his victims with cable, is now or has previously served in the military. (more...)
STATE OF THE UNION - Tuesday January 30, 2017 @ 6pm STATE OF THE UNION - Tuesday January 30, 2017 @ 6pm
- January 31, 2018

The man now in the White House, best known for rash and reckless tweets and vulgar, racist dog whistles, will communicate his calumnies just as well without my attendance, and I trust my constituents - who have been harmed by this President's policies and rhetoric - understand my action. (more...)
Sec. Mnuchin: Report Will Lead to New Russia Sanctions Sec. Mnuchin: Report Will Lead to New Russia Sanctions
- January 31, 2018

However, "In the near future, you'll see additional sanctions", Mnuchin said during Senate testimony. "We did not waive or delay". The Kremlin on Tuesday, January 30, said it would take its time to study a new US Treasury list of Russian officials and business leaders eligible for sanctions, while refraining from giving into "emotions". (more...)
Member of Kennedy political dynasty to follow Trump's speech Member of Kennedy political dynasty to follow Trump's speech
- January 31, 2018

Before his first 2012 run for Congress, Kennedy worked as a MA prosecutor, served in the Peace Corps - founded by President Kennedy - and worked on the final election campaign of his great-uncle Sen. Matt Gorman, a spokesman for the campaign arm of House Republicans, could not hide his glee as he welcomed the latest Kennedy as the voice of Democrats. (more...)
World's oldest man dies a month after celebrating 113th birthday World's oldest man dies a month after celebrating 113th birthday
- January 31, 2018

Olivera is set to be buried in his hometown in Bienvenida. The mayor of the town, Antonio Carmona, said that his Olivera's death was "a pity for the entire village and the whole world". He was born in Poland in 1903. Though the destruction of his birth records in the Spanish Civil War makes certainty hard, he is believed to have become the world's oldest man after the death of Polish-Israeli Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal in August. (more...)
Todd Ricketts to assume top fundraising post at the RNC Todd Ricketts to assume top fundraising post at the RNC
- January 31, 2018

His brother, Joe Ricketts, who founded online stock brokerage TD Ameritrade , shut down DNAinfo and Gothamist last November when they voted to unionize. Until he was nominated for the Commerce spot, Ricketts presided over the political operations of the GOP wing of the Ricketts family, becoming increasingly more active and public in the political arena in the past few years. (more...)
Air Force Sergeant Under Investigation For Racially Charged Facebook Rant Air Force Sergeant Under Investigation For Racially Charged Facebook Rant
- January 31, 2018

Christina Sukach, spokeswoman for the 99th Air Base Wing, said in a statement Monday. Be a NCO. A REAL NCO wouldn't see hues other than CAMO and would use each road to address the issue from the base up. "Every time I fu**ing talk to them, it's like I'm just some stupid a** girl that doesn't even deserve to be talked to as a person". She continues, "It's just like, they're talking down to me". (more...)
Netanyahu lashes out at media after release of wife's recordings Netanyahu lashes out at media after release of wife's recordings
- January 31, 2018

In October 2017, a 24-year-old ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman who worked as a cleaner at the official residence in Balfour Street filed a lawsuit against Sara Netanyahu, alleging she had verbally abused her. Prime Minister Netanyahu lashed out at the media after the Walla news site published an embarrassing recording of Sara Netanyahu screaming at her communications advisor. (more...)
Bill Nye Gets Grief Flanking Climate Critic at Trump Speech Bill Nye Gets Grief Flanking Climate Critic at Trump Speech
- January 31, 2018

The State of the Union address is scheduled to begin tonight (Jan. 30) at 9:30 p.m. EST (0230 GMT on January 31). Nye, an outspoken critic of both climate-change deniers and the president, took to Twitter to explain to fans why he's showing up alongside a republican congressman. (more...)
State of the Union special coverage from the BBC & NPR State of the Union special coverage from the BBC & NPR
- January 31, 2018

In that same poll President Trump had a 45 percent rating, being the lowest since Carter. "It's gotta be bi-partisan because the Republicans really don't have the votes to get it done", said Trump . His guest , Tommy Fisher, is president of a company that was given a contract to develop a prototype wall along the United States border with Mexico. (more...)
Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott welcomes twin girls Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott welcomes twin girls
- January 31, 2018

Scott wrote in a statement, "Our family is thankful and proud to announce the arrival of our precious baby girls". While she was keeping the little ladies names private for the time being, the hats were labeled with the initials "A" and "B". (more...)
Jamaica bans anti-gay Arizona pastor from visiting country Jamaica bans anti-gay Arizona pastor from visiting country
- January 31, 2018

The only statement out of the Ministry of National Security yesterday, when questioned by The Gleaner, was: "The decision was made to deny him entry by the chief immigration officer because the pastor's statements are not conducive to the current climate ". (more...)
Company picks Phoenix suburb for truck-manufacturing plant Company picks Phoenix suburb for truck-manufacturing plant
- January 31, 2018

Milton plans to begin begin transferring the company's research and development division and headquarters from Utah to Arizona immediately, adding he hopes to have the transition complete by October. Late past year, Tesla revealed a battery-powered big rig that is slated to arrive in 2019. Nikola, now headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is developing two electric semi-trucks powered by hydrogen fuel cells and has received pre-orders for more than 8,000 big rigs. (more...)
US Treasury's 'Kremlin Telephone Book Report' raises many eyebrows in Moscow US Treasury's 'Kremlin Telephone Book Report' raises many eyebrows in Moscow
- January 31, 2018

Former treasury sanctions official, Elizabeth Rosenberg stated that some Russians had made arrangements for their agents to meet with lawmakers in their home towns, the report said . -Russian relations but added that Russia did not have plans to retaliate. Putin recently announced amnesty for Russians who repatriate their assets from overseas, which could shield an estimated $200 billion now held in offshore tax havens. (more...)
Supreme Court and High Court Judges get almost 200 percent salary hike Supreme Court and High Court Judges get almost 200 percent salary hike
- January 31, 2018

As per the new pay scale, the Supreme Court judges will now draw Rs 2.8 lakhs per month while the judges of the high court are entitled to get Rs 2.5 lakhs per month. The revised figure of Re 2.8 lakh is in addition to perks such as official residence, cars, staff and allowances as applicable. The CJI was getting a higher amount than this, while the judges of the high courts were getting a lesser amount. (more...)
Shares in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Acquired by QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd
- January 31, 2018

Cannell Peter B Com stated it has 2.36% in Apple Inc. Over the past five trading sessions it is 2.03%; 6.45% for the month; 22.07% for the last quarter; 29.71% for the past six-months; and 27.32% for the last 12 months. It dived, as 68 investors sold BAC shares while 569 reduced holdings. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $21.79 million activity. (more...)

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