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Michelle Obama Reveals What the Trumps Gifted Her on Inauguration Day 2017 Michelle Obama Reveals What the Trumps Gifted Her on Inauguration Day 2017
- January 31, 2018

Remember that large, squarish, signature robin's egg blue Tiffany & Co box (tif) that Trump bestowed to Obama on the steps of the White House North Portico last January? The first lady then gave her gift to Obama, which prompted some confusion before the couples posed for a photo op together. (more...)
Navi Mumbai boy scores 1045* in local cricket match Navi Mumbai boy scores 1045* in local cricket match
- January 31, 2018

Mumbai batsmen also have a reputation for playing the long innings and scoring big runs. A 14-year-old student hit an unbeaten 1,045 in a local cricket tournament in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday. The official record of the highest score by a batsman at the school level now belongs to Pranav Dhanawade, who had hit a massive 1009 runs from merely 327 deliveries in 2016 as a fifteen-year-old for his school team, KC Gandhi School in Kalyan. (more...)
Trump overheard saying he'll '100%' release Nunes memo Trump overheard saying he'll '100%' release Nunes memo
- January 31, 2018

The four-page memo was written by Republicans on the committee, led by chairman Rep. Devin Nunes of California, a close Trump ally who has become a fierce critic of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department. McCabe had been heavily criticized by Trump and many Republicans because his wife received funds from a super PAC believed to be connected to Hillary Clinton during an unsuccessful 2015 Virginia State Senate bid. (more...)
Nagaland and Meghalaya Elections 2018: EC issues notification for state assembly polls Nagaland and Meghalaya Elections 2018: EC issues notification for state assembly polls
- January 31, 2018

The CEO however maintained that since the ECI has already announced election, "we are following that". He said that after issuing election notification, intending candidates could file nomination in the offices of returning officers (ROs) from 11am to 3pm. (more...)
Research Ratings: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) Research Ratings: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS)
- January 31, 2018

JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,153,748 shares of the closed-end fund's stock valued at $140,499,000 after purchasing an additional 2,184,863 shares in the last quarter. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 3.2 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. (more...)
Fitness devices can provide locations of soldiers Fitness devices can provide locations of soldiers
- January 31, 2018

Our global heatmap is the largest, richest, and most attractive dataset of its kind. These wearable devices and the smartphone apps they're connected to collect a massive amount of data, including location information. According to multiple reports , the sensitive information was gathered through the jogging data of us soldiers and others using their fitness tracking devices. (more...)
CDC head resigns after report she traded tobacco stocks CDC head resigns after report she traded tobacco stocks
- January 31, 2018

There is some question about if Fitzgerald's stock purchases were an ethics violation. Records obtained under the Stock Act, which requires disclosures of transactions over $1,000, showed Fitzgerald sold the shares of tobacco on October 26 and all of her stock holdings above $1,000 by November 21, more than four months after she became CDC director. (more...)
Paul Ryan Has Warning for Fellow Republicans on Memo
- January 31, 2018

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said GOP leaders told House Republicans Tuesday not to leak out any parts of the memo they had read. So far, the official said, the Justice Department is the only agency opposing its release. Director Christopher Wray on the memo's underlying sourcing, and blocked the public release of a competing report compiled by the Democrats, which has been described as a point-by-point rebuttal of the Nunes document. (more...)
Mark Leonard, Man Who Helped Plan Richmond Hill Explosion, Has Died Mark Leonard, Man Who Helped Plan Richmond Hill Explosion, Has Died
- January 31, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The man who authorities said was the mastermind behind a deadly 2012 house explosion in Indianapolis died of natural causes Tuesday, an Indiana Department of Correction spokesman said. Leonard's half-brother Bob was sentenced in Fort Wayne in 2016. The explosion killed Jennifer and Dion Longworth. "I certainly might feel bad for his family". (more...)
European Union summons 9 ministers for 'last chance' to tackle poor air quality European Union summons 9 ministers for 'last chance' to tackle poor air quality
- January 31, 2018

After a meeting with the environment ministers of nine countries which face legal action because of air quality problems, including the bloc's largest economies Germany and France, EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella said his patience was running thin. (more...)
Shelter in place order ends following Sims Metal fire in Richmond Shelter in place order ends following Sims Metal fire in Richmond
- January 31, 2018

The fire began at 5:08 p.m. with a call from Sims Metal Management, 600 South 4th St., alerted dispatchers of a fire. The flames have died down, but the firefighters will still be fighting the fire for sometime, a representative from Richmond Fire Department told us. (more...)
The amusing memes of Kalonzo after missing NASA's 'big day' The amusing memes of Kalonzo after missing NASA's 'big day'
- January 31, 2018

On his part, Kalonzo said he was still part of the opposition despite skipping the event alongside Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya's Moses Wetangula. Raila defended Kalonzo saying that will be "sworn-in" at a later date. "Kalonzo will continue working with his colleagues to better this country". It is alleged that the incident occurred at Kalonzo's Karen home at about 1am on Wednesday, though no injuries were reported. (more...)
Colorado Senators react to President Trump's State of the Union address Colorado Senators react to President Trump's State of the Union address
- January 31, 2018

Members of the Southern Arizona congressional delegation - two Democrats and one Republican - brought back mixed messages from President Donald Trump's first State of the Union speech last night. "African-American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded", the former business tycoon said. "Historic tax cuts and smarter regulatory policies have resulted in bigger paychecks and more opportunities for working American families". (more...)
Trump's Offer to Democrats Trump's Offer to Democrats
- January 31, 2018

San Diego Republican Party Chairman Tony Krvaric said Trump's goals are sensible. He talked about the country being in the process of "regain [ing] its strength". But there is much more work to be done. The most publicized bonuses, though, were generally $1,000. Loudermilk said members of his staff were "jumping up and down" as Trump endorsed the concepts behind a civil service reform bill he sponsored. (more...)
Strategy Asset Managers LLC Sells 2199 Shares of Emerson Electric Company (EMR)
- January 31, 2018

Emerson Electric Company has a twelve month low of $56.77 and a twelve month high of $74.45. About 4.34 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. Edward Jones lowered shares of Emerson Electric from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Cowen & Co maintained Emerson Electric Co. (more...)
Jewish boy, 8, beaten in Paris suburb in antisemitic attack Jewish boy, 8, beaten in Paris suburb in antisemitic attack
- January 31, 2018

The suspects - believed to be around 15 - were hidden behind rubbish bins and attacked the boy as he walked to a tutoring class on Monday evening in the northern suburb of Sarcelles, which has a large Jewish community, prosecutors said. Several shops were set on fire or vandalised, including a kosher grocery. That attack came one day after a fire at a Kosher grocery store in another Paris suburb called Créteil, which some believed was an attack meant to coincide with the January 2015 attacks ... (more...)
Sand tunnel collapse buries man alive on Florida beach Sand tunnel collapse buries man alive on Florida beach
- January 31, 2018

Sunday, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue. Family members say a Texas father died two days after a sand dune collapsed on him at a Florida beach. Rachel Gogging Burt, a woman identified as the victim's sister, wrote on Facebook, asking friends and family to pray for her brother's recovery after the "freak accident". (more...)
Rape-accused Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan held in Paris: legal Rape-accused Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan held in Paris: legal
- January 31, 2018

In October, Henda Ayari, a feminist activist, lodged a complaint with the prosecution service, saying that Ramadan raped her in a Paris hotel room in 2012. She told Le Monde and Le Parisien about the alleged attack, which bore similarities to Ayari's account: a meeting on the sidelines of a conference after a written correspondence with the Islamologist, followed by an extremely violent assault after meeting in person for a few minutes. (more...)
Sarah Sanders Wants Nancy Pelosi To Turn Her Frown Upside Down Sarah Sanders Wants Nancy Pelosi To Turn Her Frown Upside Down
- January 31, 2018

Sanders tried to claim that Trump's proposed merit-based immigration system is "colorblind", but Cuomo said you can't divorce it from the ugly things Trump has said about immigrants in the past. "Has the President seen the memo yet?" Members of the Intelligence Committee, led by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., voted to send the memo to Trump, who had five days to decide whether it should be made public. (more...)
Firefighters battling multiple fires in Otago and Southland Firefighters battling multiple fires in Otago and Southland
- January 31, 2018

Helicopters would keep working as long as it remained safe, Mr Geddes said. "We've been putting warnings out, most of last week and this week, about the spike in temperatures". Police were assisting at the scene at McLeods Rd and traffic cordons were in place on McLeods Rd, Kaikorai Valley Rd, and Main South Rd. Peter Chalmers, who owns the Valley Lumber yard on McLeod's Road, told Radio New Zealand the fire started this afternoon about 800m up the hill. (more...)
Quarterly Earnings Forecast Review: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO)
- January 31, 2018

Evi Weatherford Inc now has $4.14 billion valuation. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 4,564,913 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $863,682,000 after acquiring an additional 313,782 shares in the last quarter. Therefore 50% are positive. Leerink Swann maintained it with "Buy" rating and $200.0 target in Monday, December 4 report. More notable recent Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (more...)
Traders Secrets on Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE), Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR)
- January 31, 2018

The lower the Q.i. value, the more undervalued the company is thought to be. Estabrook Capital Management increased Smucker J M Co Com New (NYSE:SJM) stake by 90 shares to 290 valued at $30.43 million in 2017Q3. The default time frame for comparing up periods to down periods is 14, as in 14 trading days. A ratio lower than one shows that the price has decreased over that time period. (more...)
Melbourne identity Ron Walker dies Melbourne identity Ron Walker dies
- January 31, 2018

Former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett has also confirmed Walker's passing. " Ron Walker was a great Australian and Victorian, who passionately loved Melbourne ". "On behalf of everyone at CAMS, we extend our sympathies to Ron's wife, Barbara, his family and all those who are tonight in mourning". Tributes have been paid to Walker on Social Media, with former Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber posting images with him on his official Instagram account. (more...)
Tyler Roberts: Leeds United sign West Bromwich Albion striker Tyler Roberts: Leeds United sign West Bromwich Albion striker
- January 31, 2018

Leeds United have agreed a fee with West Bromich Albion for Tyler Roberts and he started a medical at the club on Tuesday night, Football Insider sources understand. This move continues the Whites' policy of signing younger players for the future in this window, although Roberts' experiences in the third tier mean he could well be thrust straight into the first-team setup at Elland Road. (more...)
Democracy index: Bangladesh ranks lowest in a decade Democracy index: Bangladesh ranks lowest in a decade
- January 31, 2018

The EIU is the research and analysis division of The Economist Group, the sister company of The Economist newspaper. Norway , Iceland and Sweden. In relation to Taiwan's East Asian neighbors, South Korea moved forward five places from its 2016 rank following scandals involving its former president and a relatively smooth transition through impeachment and her removal from office, to be placed at number 20 in the world, and receive an 8.0 ranking as a "full democracy". (more...)
Bannon will not testify before US House intel panel on Wednesday
- January 31, 2018

Olsen, who presented FISA applications to the court as the top Justice Department intelligence official during the George W. Bush administration. As he departed the House floor after delivering his State of the Union address , C-SPAN cameras captured Representative Jeff Duncan , a South Carolina Republican , asking Trump to "release the memo". (more...)
President Donald Trump's first State of the Union speech President Donald Trump's first State of the Union speech
- January 31, 2018

What is a central issue when it comes to Trump - is his view that the "American Way" is his way - that "we proudly stand for the national anthem", his dig at the NFL players who have taken a knee to protest not the flag nor the anthem. More urgent: A self-imposed February 8 deadline to address the fate of so-called "DREAMers", the children of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and who will be subject to deportation under a Trump administration policy. (more...)
Republicans vote to release memo attacking Federal Bureau of Investigation over 2016 election
- January 31, 2018

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff , calling it a "sad day" for the committee, told reporters the panel also voted along party lines not to release a Democratic-drafted memo that countered the Republican report. He left the White House in August. "And I think we need to disclose, that brings us accountability, that brings us transparency, that helps us clean up any problem we have with [DOJ] and FBI ", Ryan said. (more...)
Democrats "did everything they could" to Stop FISA memo
- January 31, 2018

North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, the committee chair, has also downplayed the memo affair, noting that he - unlike his House colleagues - does not discuss the details of the investigation. On Monday night, Mr. Schiff said the had also voted along party line to not release the Democrats version of the memo. Meanwhile, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said the document is under review by the administration. (more...)
Eskom in financial trouble due to poor leadership - interim CEO Phakamani Hadebe Eskom in financial trouble due to poor leadership - interim CEO Phakamani Hadebe
- January 31, 2018

Eskom's capital structure is inadequate and some of the debt should be converted to equity, he said. "Now the focus is on maintaining the current assets and then whether we can sustain nuclear in the future", said Cassim. Chairperson Jabu Mabuza says Eskom will raise funds. The company will seek to promote a culture that encourages integrity and whistle-blowing, while those that are found wanting "need to be out as soon as possible", Hadebe said. (more...)

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