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Graham on Reported Trump Effort to Fire Mueller Graham on Reported Trump Effort to Fire Mueller
- February 01, 2018

President Trump entered 2018 with more than $32 million in the coffers of his reelection campaign and two affiliated committees, according to new Federal Election Commission filings made Wednesday evening. The lawyer did not issue an ultimatum directly to the president but told then White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and then chief strategist Steve Bannon he wanted to quit because he was "fed up with the president", the person said. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor on Mira Kapoor's reaction to 'Padmaavat'
- February 01, 2018

For instance, look at this cheesy video at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018. We don't blame Shahid but Mira's duppata that tried hard to kill the mood when the two made a decision to pull off a couple dance right in the middle of the ramp. Moroever, he mentioned that Mira hugged him and felt proud of him after watching Padmaavat . "And maybe we could have got married again today". "To play a character that does not have the support of many words is when your acting talent must really shine ... (more...)
Showdown escalates between Trump, Nunes and the Federal Bureau of Investigation
- February 01, 2018

Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, also said Republicans broke the committee's "nonpartisan tradition" for Trump by voting to release the memo. Democrats said the Nunes memo cherry-picks facts and presents a distorted view meant to undermine Mueller's probe. The memo also faces deep opposition inside the intelligence agencies, multiple current and former intelligence officials tell CNN . (more...)
Trump Touts North Korean Defector He Once Banned As 'An Inspiration' Trump Touts North Korean Defector He Once Banned As 'An Inspiration'
- February 01, 2018

The spokesperson declined to give a reason. Selva declined to rule out the possibility of a preemptive strike on North Korea's weapons facilities but suggested that preemption is not generally how the US has approached nuclear-armed adversaries. (more...)
Nehal Hashmi arrested, disqualified for five years Nehal Hashmi arrested, disqualified for five years
- February 01, 2018

With the court decision, Hashmi has also been disqualified for five years to hold a public office after his conviction in the case. The decision came a day after Hashmi apologized over his May 2017 speech, in which he threatened judges for ordering a corruption probe against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (more...)
GST: E-way bill mandatory from today GST: E-way bill mandatory from today
- February 01, 2018

The e-way bill, key to preventing tax evasion under the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ), will be rolled out nationwide from Thursday amid persistent concerns in some quarters that its enforcement could trigger fresh economic disruption. An e-way bill is mandatory for consignments valued at ₹50,000 or more. The goods which have not been included under GST such as petroleum products like crude, high-speed diesel, petrol, natural gas, aviation turbine fuel (ATF), and liquor for human ... (more...)
11 elders killed as fire and explosions engulf homeless facility in Sapporo 11 elders killed as fire and explosions engulf homeless facility in Sapporo
- February 01, 2018

Police said there were 16 residents at the time of the fire. The three-storey building, a renovated former old Japanese hotel (Ryokan), had a dining room and social areas on the ground floor and rooms on the first and second floors, a representative of the non-profit organisation Homeless Support Hokkaido Network, which operates the center, said. (more...)
Lula leads Brazil presidential poll despite conviction being upheld Lula leads Brazil presidential poll despite conviction being upheld
- February 01, 2018

The Datafolha survey published on Wednesday in the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper shows that if Lula can not run, right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro would take the lead and make it to the second round. It also suggested Lula would beat all other likely candidates in a second-round runoff, required if no single candidate wins a majority in the first round. (more...)
Schiff says GOP has misled over Russia memo Schiff says GOP has misled over Russia memo
- February 01, 2018

Republican leaders have defended the decision to release their party's memo, citing a process that puts their document, which has been out for nearly two weeks, ahead of the Democrats' document. Trump has a five-day review, and it will be released if he doesn't object. "I have the same grave concerns over it". Republicans invoked a power never before used by the secretive committee to effectively declassify the memo they had compiled. (more...)
Chiefs trade QB Alex Smith to Washington Chiefs trade QB Alex Smith to Washington
- February 01, 2018

Washington's blockbuster trade for Alex Smith quickly became an out-of-nowhere, heat-seeking talking point during Super Bowl Week. Smith's trade will pave the way for 2017 first-round pick Patrick Mahomes to take over the starting quarterback job. (more...)
Trump's infrastructure plan may pan out -- in 2019 Trump's infrastructure plan may pan out -- in 2019
- February 01, 2018

Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said . Referring to "dozens of countries" which opposed the US' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he stressed his determination to punish them, asking Congress to pass legislation to help ensure American foreign-assistance dollars always serve American interests and go only to America's friends. (more...)
The Royals have IKEA furniture in Kensington Palace
- February 01, 2018

There, the Duchess topped off her shift with a graphic houndstooth topper from Catherine Walker with a similar A-line silhouette. When they stepped out in Stockholm yesterday, during their royal tour , the duo revealed that they've snapped up some affordable buys for their kids from retailer IKEA . (more...)
South Korean skiers arrive in North for joint training event South Korean skiers arrive in North for joint training event
- February 01, 2018

Twelve women's ice hockey players already have been in the South for training as the Koreas formed a unified women's hockey team for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . attack on North Korea. Dozens of long-range missiles will be displayed along a route through North Korea's capital city of Pyongyang on February 8, two diplomatic sources with information on Jong-Un's intentions told on Wednesday. (more...)
Pennsylvania lawmakers ask US Supreme Court to block redistricting order Pennsylvania lawmakers ask US Supreme Court to block redistricting order
- February 01, 2018

Since then, Republians have won in 13 of the state's 18 districts. "Today's Congressional maps were drafted and approved by both Republicans and Democrats., the statement read". "What it doesn't do is change anything about the future", said Debbie Trudeau, a co-leader of Fair Districts PA in Centre County. "The system needs to change". (more...)
US urges Poland to drop bill US urges Poland to drop bill
- February 01, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had reacted furiously to the bill Sunday, saying: "We have no tolerance for the distortion of the truth and rewriting history or denying the Holocaust ". The Jews did not have a country during the period of the Holocaust , but over 3 million were Polish citizens , with Jewish life in Poland going back over a thousand years. (more...)
Gazers capture the rare Super Blue Blood Moon Gazers capture the rare Super Blue Blood Moon
- February 01, 2018

It sounds like a bit of a mouthful, but if we break it down; "super" means that the moon is closer than usual, "blue" is because it is the second full moon this month and "blood" is all down to the colour. Scientists are keen to study the sharp, sudden drop in temperature at the lunar surface, as Earth's shadow blankets the moon. On Wednesday, the moon also happened to be rather close and bright because its orbit was near its closest point to Earth, thus called a supermoon. (more...)
More than 200 companies facing United Nations review over Israeli settlement links More than 200 companies facing United Nations review over Israeli settlement links
- February 01, 2018

There was no immediate reaction from the United States. The majority of the companies, or 143, are domiciled in Israel or the settlements, followed by 22 in the United States, it said. Israel's ambassador to the United Nations , Danny Danon, denounced the report as "a shameful act which will serve as a stain on the U.N.H.R.C. forever". (more...)
S.Korean skiers visiting North for joint training S.Korean skiers visiting North for joint training
- February 01, 2018

South Korea's leadership has been advocating increased engagement to reduce tensions, and recently negotiated at least a temporary pause in North Korean missile and nuclear tests by persuading Pyongyang to participate in the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics. (more...)
India vs South Africa 1st ODI, Live score, updates, and results India vs South Africa 1st ODI, Live score, updates, and results
- February 01, 2018

On the South Africa ODIs, Kohli said that he was expecting a lot out of India's two wrist spinners, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. They were very welcoming and very confident in speaking about the game as well. With batsmen failing to deliver, the visitors went on to lose the first two Tests and consequently, the series. If you liked our India vs South Africa 1st ODI Match Prediction, please press the notification bell button provided at the right side of the QuintDaily page ... (more...)
State officials urge Supreme Court to block Pennsylvania gerrymandering decision State officials urge Supreme Court to block Pennsylvania gerrymandering decision
- February 01, 2018

The letter claims the court's January 22 ruling striking down the state's 2011 congressional map was a judicial overstep. To help the special master draw a map, asked lawmakers to provide data on Pennsylvania municipalities and precincts by noon on Wednesday. (more...)
Toyota recalls 645K vehicles for air bag issues Toyota recalls 645K vehicles for air bag issues
- February 01, 2018

The global recall also involves certain Toyota Prius and Lexus RX and NX SUVs, as well as some Toyota Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, Noah, Voxy, Esquire, Probox, Succeed, Corolla, Highlander, Levin and Hilux models. An airbag warning light would illuminate if an open circuit is created. Toyota will begin alerting owners with potentially defective airbags beginning in March and dealers will replace the problem sensors in affected models, the company said. (more...)
Trump grants 6900 Syrians permission to remain in US Trump grants 6900 Syrians permission to remain in US
- February 01, 2018

They were shielded from deportation under a humanitarian programme, Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Yet the Department of Homeland Security will not designate Syria as a country where the conditions are too unsafe for citizens to return, despite the brutal, years-long civil war in the country. (more...)
Texas Rangers to investigate allegations of misconduct at Karolyi Ranch Texas Rangers to investigate allegations of misconduct at Karolyi Ranch
- February 01, 2018

The bill strengthens reporting requirements for suspected cases of child abuse at amateur athletic governing bodies like USA Gymnastics to ensure that reports are immediately made to local or federal law enforcement authorities . When sentencing Nassar, Judge Aquilina stated, "It is my honor and privilege to sentence you". Numerous women said they remained traumatized even years later, plagued by nightmares and reluctant to place any trust in others. (more...)
Sell-Side Sees Upside & Positive Growth in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) Sell-Side Sees Upside & Positive Growth in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)
- February 01, 2018

Finally, Sun Life Financial INC grew its holdings in Kroger by 45,020.0% during the 2nd quarter. Denver Investment Advisors Llc acquired 5,434 shares as Travelers Cos Inc/The (TRV)'s stock declined 0.95%. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . On Friday, December 28th, Michael Joseph Donnelly sold 15,400 shares of Kroger stock. (more...)
Why Larry Nassar Is Back in Court Today Why Larry Nassar Is Back in Court Today
- February 01, 2018

She wanted him arrested. I ask myself that question all the time. Township Manager Frank Walsh and township Chief of Police David Hall will issue a public statement and apology Thursday. Thomashow told Nassar what he did to her was "twisted". Randall-Gay's mother expressed concern that Nassar hadn't warned her daughter where he was going to touch her or worn gloves, and also was bothered he'd done this without anyone else in the room, the report states. (more...)
Counting of votes for Alwar, Ajmer, Mandalgarh seats today
- February 01, 2018

Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with. Workers and leaders from both sides seem to reach to an idea on the outcome of Alwar parliamentary seat , while they find hard to forecast the fate of Ajmer Lok Sabha and Mandalgarh assembly segment. (more...)
Swans stretch Arsenal's horror run in 2018 Swans stretch Arsenal's horror run in 2018
- February 01, 2018

Their last league fixture was, coincidentally, against Liverpool, which they won thanks to an Alfie Mawson first-half strike. In the early stages, Swansea looked like a team with more conviction, as manager Carlos Carvalhal hopped around on the touchline. (more...)
North Korea's nuke weapons could 'very soon' threaten US: Donald Trump
- February 01, 2018

Last week, the commander of the US Marine Corps, General Robert Neller, said troops must be "psyched" for war with North Korea. The North's state-run media has, however, amped up its anti-U.S. In his Post column, Cha said spelled out his concerns about any preventive military strike, saying it is not the answer. By banning foreign press, North Korea controls all of the imagery the world sees. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee votes to release memo on FISA abuses House Intelligence Committee votes to release memo on FISA abuses
- February 01, 2018

Before the vote Monday , FBI Director Chris Wray was given the chance to review the memo and raise concerns about factual inaccuracies or national security concerns . Almost all of the bureau's public releases deal with law enforcement matters, such as crime statistics and case developments. Associate Attorney General Stephen Boyd recently warned that it would be " extraordinarily reckless " to release the memo . (more...)
Rep. Pete Sessions Not Hurt in Amtrak Collision Rep. Pete Sessions Not Hurt in Amtrak Collision
- February 01, 2018

Jason Lewis, R-Minn., was treated at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, according to spokesperson Stephen Bradford. "We were going through the Virginia countryside at a pretty good speed when all of a sudden we felt an impact and obviously heard a loud noise", said Flake. (more...)

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