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About 85 people on board sunken Kiribati ferry, authorities say About 85 people on board sunken Kiribati ferry, authorities say
- January 31, 2018

He said the vessel had a seaworthy certification, but was ordered by Kiribati maritime authorities not to carry any passengers after sustaining serious damages to its navigational system, rudders and hull. Three further aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, and the United States Coast Guard would continue the search. (more...)
Publication of Russian Federation 'oligarch list' may affect investors: group Publication of Russian Federation 'oligarch list' may affect investors: group
- January 31, 2018

Despite signing the sanctions into law, Donald Trump had expressed reservations and opposed the list's publication. The list, submitted to Congress under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017, was highly anticipated in Russian Federation. (more...)
US firms confident China will open up more to foreign investment US firms confident China will open up more to foreign investment
- January 31, 2018

USA companies are more confident China will further open up to foreign investment in coming years, a top business lobby said on Tuesday, but it cautioned that an "astounding" three-quarters of its members do not feel welcomed by the Chinese government. (more...)
Taylor: Indiana can not wait another year for bias crimes law Taylor: Indiana can not wait another year for bias crimes law
- January 31, 2018

Long says Senate Republicans were hopelessly split among senators who supported the bill as is, some who didn't want to single out specific groups as targets of hate, some who objected to including transgender Hoosiers, some who felt the bill didn't go far enough, and some who felt existing law already covers it. (more...)
Statement Issued On Leeds United Target Jordan Hugill Amid Crystal Palace Claims Statement Issued On Leeds United Target Jordan Hugill Amid Crystal Palace Claims
- January 31, 2018

The Eagles were reported to have agreed an £8million move for the striker earlier on Tuesday, before Preston released a statement to the contrary. Palace's interest in the player will also be a big blow to the likes of Leeds and Reading who are desperate to sign a striker in the coming days and saw Hugill as a ideal option. (more...)
Gymnastics Coach Charged With Sexual Assault Gymnastics Coach Charged With Sexual Assault
- January 31, 2018

Making sexually explicit material available to a person under 16 years of age. Investigators said they believe there may be more victims and ask anyone with information to contact Peel Regional Police's special victims unit. McFarlane has been an active gymnastic coach in the Region of Peel, including at places such as Manjaks Gymnastics in Mississauga and Tumblers Gymnastics Centre, and also coached in Oakville, Ottawa, and in Western Canada. (more...)
Hamas co-founder dies after 'accidentally' shooting himself in head Hamas co-founder dies after 'accidentally' shooting himself in head
- January 31, 2018

Hamas conveyed its "deepest sympathies to Al-Alami family on the death of Imad al-Alami". Al-Alami was a representative of Hamas having served in Iran, Syria and Gaza . Alami had been a senior member of Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip, for decades. He served as deputy Hamas leader from then until a year ago. Al-Alami received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Alexandria in Egypt, married and had six children. (more...)
Tougher penalties for hoax emergency calls under new Kan. bill
- January 31, 2018

Kansas lawmakers are considering bills that will change the states stance on shared custody and the other will impose harsher penalties in swatting cases. Court documents say it stemmed from a small wager in a "Call of Duty" online video game tournament. Members of the National Parents Organization said clear and convincing evidence should be the standard in all custody cases before judges, and say almost equal time with parents is in the best interest for children. (more...)
Trump Scrapped South Korea Envoy Pick Over Split On Bombing North Trump Scrapped South Korea Envoy Pick Over Split On Bombing North
- January 31, 2018

Officials had hoped he would be confirmed before the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which begin next month. Tuesday's news came amid heightened tensions between the USA and North Korea, who continued its provocative, missile tests a year ago despite numerous, worldwide efforts to pressure the regime into halting its nuclear program. (more...)
Constitutional committee created at Syrian congress in Sochi - Lavrov Constitutional committee created at Syrian congress in Sochi - Lavrov
- January 31, 2018

They include representatives of the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Syrian opposition forces. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that "the Congress made a decision to form a constitutional committee, which will include delegates elected today at the congress and which will additionally include representatives of those groups that for various reasons did not attend today's forum". (more...)
De Blasio fast tracks body cameras for patrol cops De Blasio fast tracks body cameras for patrol cops
- January 31, 2018

Previously, Mr.de Blasio had said they would receive the cameras by the end of 2019. "By ensuring all patrol officers are outfitted with these essential, modern policing tools a year faster than originally planned, we're helping to make New York City fairer faster", he added. (more...)
Theresa May under pressure as MPs warn 'window closing' on tenure Theresa May under pressure as MPs warn 'window closing' on tenure
- January 31, 2018

The MP told News his comments had been taken out of context, but he still expressed frustration at the apparent lack of progress on her domestic policies, adding: "People elect you to get things done". I think she has been very clear she will take soundings from our party in the run up to that election. "For months, Theresa May's Government have refused to produce any detailed analysis of the potential impact of various Brexit scenarios; now we know why they have so desperately engaged ... (more...)
Former Gov. Haley Barbour arrested at airport with loaded handgun, report says
- January 31, 2018

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Barbour will pay a fine for the infraction, which reportedly occurred on January 2 when he was attempting to board a flight from Jackson, Miss ., to Washington. Lisa Farbstein, the Action Director of Media Relations and Press Secretary of TSA, added, "The former governor was arrested by airport police, posted bond, and was able to catch his flight". (more...)
Tillerson: US, EU Working to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal Tillerson: US, EU Working to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal
- January 31, 2018

U.S. relations with Iran have deteriorated under Trump, who has threatened to leave the nuclear agreement with Tehran unless it is amended to permanently prevent Iran from building long-range missiles and nuclear weapons. "They're starting to realize, 'If we don't start talking about the violations, if we don't call them out, then the U.S. is going to say this whole thing is a sham'". (more...)
Theresa May looking for trade deals during China trip Theresa May looking for trade deals during China trip
- January 31, 2018

LONDON , Jan 30 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was starting a crucial trade visit to China on Wednesday as she admitted the two countries will not always see eye-to-eye in sensitive areas like steel over-capacity and intellectual property rights. (more...)
Aubameyang set for Arsenal medical Aubameyang set for Arsenal medical
- January 31, 2018

However, the BBC reported late on Monday that Chelsea have also made Giroud an offer and that his family are keen on staying in London - and The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that an £18m deal had been agreed. Blues boss Antonio Conte has been on the lookout for another frontman as summer signing Alvaro Morata continues to misfire in front of goal , while Michy Batshauyi does not appear to be highly rated by the Italian. (more...)
Faeldon, Gordon in heated exchange Faeldon, Gordon in heated exchange
- January 31, 2018

Nicanor Faeldon, the embattled former chief of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), was moved to the Pasay City Jail on Tuesday, January 30. "No. What I told him is that I advised Faeldon to attend the hearing if he is subpoenaed and answer the questions of the Senate committee so that he can be released and start with his new appointment", Panelo said in a statement. (more...)
Top British IRA spy held for murder and kidnap Top British IRA spy held for murder and kidnap
- January 31, 2018

The so-called Stakeknife scandal is being investigated by an independent police team led by former counter-terrorism detective John Boutcher, the chief constable of Bedfordshire. Detectives investigating historic claims of murder, kidnap and torture detained Freddie Scappaticci on Tuesday. Since then nearly 50 detectives have been working on the Stakeknife investigation. (more...)
Judges Order Release of Records in Vegas Mass Shooting Judges Order Release of Records in Vegas Mass Shooting
- January 31, 2018

Haig could not be immediately reached for comment. On Tuesday, a Nevada court unsealed hundreds of pages of search warrants, including an affidavit filed less than a week after the shooting that identifies the gunman's longtime girlfriend as a person of interest. (more...)
Saudi anti-graft drive ends with $106 bn in settlements Saudi anti-graft drive ends with $106 bn in settlements
- January 31, 2018

Was this a crackdown, a power grab, or a shakedown to help an economy strained by low oil prices? 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. (more...)
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 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)
- 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
- 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...)

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