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Theresa May in talks with Chinese president Xi Jinping Theresa May in talks with Chinese president Xi Jinping
- February 02, 2018

May said: "We achieved sufficient progress in December and we're now taking that next step to ensure we get the best Brexit deal for the United Kingdom and that means it will be a deal that takes back control of money, laws and borders and also able to maintain a good trading relationship with the European Union for the future". (more...)
Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed
- February 02, 2018

Rep. Tom Cole told The Washington Post that many of his colleagues were milling around on the train when the impact occurred. Railway company CSX said it owns the track but leases it to Buckingham Branch Railroad, which is responsible for signals and maintenance of the track. (more...)
Italian town selling homes for $1.20 Italian town selling homes for $1.20
- February 02, 2018

All of the homes being sold at the discount are in poor condition and buyers have to refurbish them within three years. They've fallen into disrepair over the years due to neglect. Owning a house is a dream for many. "They're picturesque old buildings made with Sardinia's typical gray granite rock", he said. According to Arbau, three have already sold, with more than 100 buyers interested from as far and wide as Australia and Russian Federation. (more...)
Trump Administration's Big Plan to Nationalize 5G Network Is DOA Trump Administration's Big Plan to Nationalize 5G Network Is DOA
- February 01, 2018

Whether or not the plan is actually or still being considered, it raises important questions about how the digital infrastructure the economy increasingly relies on is built, who runs it and what forces shape its development. AT&T has announced it will start deploying 5G in the US later this year. When it came to the idea of the federal government building its own network, he was oblique: " NTIA will continue to work with our colleagues across the Federal government to coordinate a ... (more...)
Trump grants 6900 Syrians temporary protection Trump grants 6900 Syrians temporary protection
- February 01, 2018

It's a huge relief for Syrians, considering that the administration has ended protections for other groups. The United States Wednesday extended Temporary Protected Status for thousands Syrians seeking refuge in the country, the Department of Homeland Security said. (more...)
John Kelly Predicts Intel Memo Will Get 'Released Pretty Quick' John Kelly Predicts Intel Memo Will Get 'Released Pretty Quick'
- February 01, 2018

A top Democrat on the House committee, Adam Schiff, said that releasing the memo "increases the risk of a constitutional crisis by setting the stage for subsequent actions by the White House to fire [Special Counsel Robert] Mueller or, as now seems more likely, Deputy Attorney General Rod J Rosenstein". (more...)
Disregarding FBI, White House to release Republican memo Disregarding FBI, White House to release Republican memo
- February 01, 2018

To that point, when Republicans voted to authorize the release of their memo - triggering an up-to-five-days review by the White House which, as of 11 a.m. The committee's chairman, Sen. Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein also privately lobbied the White House against the memo's release. (more...)
Stoke, Watford overcome defensive points in Zero-Zero draw Stoke, Watford overcome defensive points in Zero-Zero draw
- February 01, 2018

The last meeting between these teams in October was a fractious encounter and a few early incidents suggested there was still a bit of ill-feeling. Troy Deeney should be available following illnessWhat is the team news? Whilst Stoke did look unsafe themselves at times, Watford's apparent dominance of the game was only due to the home side's wastefulness in possession. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make ultra-cool red carpet debut Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make ultra-cool red carpet debut
- February 01, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan attend the Endeavour Fund awards. Meghan Markle stepped out with her fiancé Prince Harry tonight at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards. And the suit is a subtle nod to her future sister-in-law who has always been associated with the British fashion brand. Reports by a leading daily suggest that during an interview given to the Harper's Bazaar Arabia , she even opened up about her relationship status and said, "I'm going to be serious about this (interview) ... (more...)
Nostrum Oil & Gas (NOG) PT Lowered to GBX 510 at Peel Hunt
- February 01, 2018

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has risen 1.25% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The firm has a market cap of $582.23 and a P/E ratio of -3,040.00. 122 funds opened positions while 519 raised stakes. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -2.40%. 45,662 were reported by Charter Trust. (NYSE:NOG) are both Basic Materials companies that recently hit new low. (more...)
Budget 2018: President, Vice President and Governors receive huge hike in salaries Budget 2018: President, Vice President and Governors receive huge hike in salaries
- February 01, 2018

The salary of Vice President has been been hiked from Rs 1.25 lakh to Rs 4 lakh per month. A proposal to revise salary of the President to Rs 5 lakh per month, Vice-President to Rs 4 lakh per month and the Governors of states to Rs 3.5 lakh was tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament. (more...)
Alabama claims original Mardi Gras with New Orleans billboards Alabama claims original Mardi Gras with New Orleans billboards
- February 01, 2018

The taxpayers of Alabama have wasted their money on 10 billboards around New Orleans , informing speeding motorists that they are 114 miles from "America's Original Mardi Gras". "Our mission is to ensure that students like Ana Richter continue to shine artistically and contribute to the rich culture of our City's Mardi Gras". (more...)
Manchester United star is causing the club some serious problems - Danny Murphy Manchester United star is causing the club some serious problems - Danny Murphy
- February 01, 2018

The Frenchman might be the best player on the team and perhaps the most valuable, but even if he can be subbed off if he's not performing well and/or not following directions properly. "We tried to not let them play that way but, at 2-0, it was in their hands". Rashford failed to feature for the Red Devils for the first time since 2016-17's final match against Crystal Palace, when manager Jose Mourinho took the opportunity to blood several youngsters. (more...)
Budget 2018-19: Share of Defence in GDP lowest since 1962 Budget 2018-19: Share of Defence in GDP lowest since 1962
- February 01, 2018

In contrast, the Capital Outlay, which includes expenditure related to modernisation of the forces, was Rs 99,563.86 crore, nearly half of the Revenue Expenditure. "A number of initiatives have been taken to develop and nurture intrinsic defence production capability to make the Nation self-reliant for meeting our defence needs". (more...)
Joe Manchin Resurfaces: 'I'm Not Voting For The Wall' Joe Manchin Resurfaces: 'I'm Not Voting For The Wall'
- February 01, 2018

You can expect this war of words to continue, and now future Pence targets like Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Jon Tester of Montana, and Claire McCaskill of Missouri may soon have to decide whether to ignore the attacks or respond with more-in-sorrow-than-anger umbrage like Manchin's or something with a bit more bite. (more...)
WWII bomb discovered in Hong Kong, thousands evacuated before disposal WWII bomb discovered in Hong Kong, thousands evacuated before disposal
- February 01, 2018

It is not uncommon for unexploded WW2 bombs to be found in the territory. The new explosive was found at 11 a.m. local time Wednesday close to the harbor-front Hong Kong Convention Center and Exhibition Centre, near where a 450-kilogram (992-pound) bomb was defused Sunday. (more...)
Budget proposes nil import duty on solar energy equipment Budget proposes nil import duty on solar energy equipment
- February 01, 2018

While the budget seems to be clearly "devoted" to agriculture and infrastructure, let's take a quick look at what the FM had in store for technology sector. Stressing on the positive effect of toilets in the increased dignity of women, education of girls, and a family's overall well-being, Jaitley announced that the government is planning to construct around two crore toilets. (more...)
US Hasn't Proved Iran Action In Yemen — Russia's UN Envoy US Hasn't Proved Iran Action In Yemen — Russia's UN Envoy
- February 01, 2018

On Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley brought Security Council envoys to a U.S. military base in Washington to view missile parts that the U.S. calls evidence of Iran's illicit transfer of prohibited missiles to Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. (more...)
Catalan leaders urge ex-president Puigdemont to end return bid Catalan leaders urge ex-president Puigdemont to end return bid
- February 01, 2018

On Tuesday, the Catalan parliament postponed indefinitely a session in which Mr Puigdemont was to due to be re-elected president of the region. Catalan leaders are calling for ex-president Carles Puigdemont to end his bid to return to power after text messages emerged showing him casting doubt on the region's independence movement from Spain . (more...)
Truck driver accused of damaging Peru's world famous Nazca Lines Truck driver accused of damaging Peru's world famous Nazca Lines
- February 01, 2018

They stretch across an area of about 280 square miles, depicting animals, plants, mythical creatures and geometrical figures, according to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which declared the area a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. (more...)
Korea To Capitol Hill: Defector Ji Seong-ho's Harrowing Story Korea To Capitol Hill: Defector Ji Seong-ho's Harrowing Story
- February 01, 2018

This strategy gets us out of crisis-management mode. Despite talks taking place with the South, Kim's rhetoric with the USA has showed no sign of moderating. "I wouldn't want to take that gamble". "To do this, we want to touch the feelings of the North Korean people. Hard to 'solve, ' but the goal has to be to move them away from tests, threats, and lower the tensions". (more...)
Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) Receives $26.79 Average Target Price from Analysts
- February 01, 2018

Imperial Capital maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $29 target in Thursday, May 4 report. (NYSE:TBI) on Wednesday, January 13 to "Neutral" rating. Chilton Capital Management Llc decreased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 4.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Current price level places the company's stock about -1.38% from the 52-week high and 102.06% away from the 52-week low. (more...)
Reviewing the Insider Trends for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM) Reviewing the Insider Trends for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM)
- February 01, 2018

For the trailing twelve months, this company is paying dividend with the payout ratio of 3.48% to its shareholders. The stock increased 0.89% or $12.64 during the last trading session, reaching $1430.32. (NYSE:DY) for 23,925 shares. Simply put, readings in the range of 80% to 100% indicate that the security is oversold while readings in the 0% to 20% range suggest it is overbought. (more...)
U.S. missile defense test failed in Hawaii U.S. missile defense test failed in Hawaii
- February 01, 2018

In February, an SM-3 missile launched from the USS John Paul Jones, a guided-missile destroyer, successfully shot down an intermediate-range ballistic missile target dropped from a cargo plane. "We're honored to support the USA military in protecting the homeland", Boeing Defense tweeted in reaction to the award. In his first State of the Union speech to the US Congress, Trump's tough rhetoric underscored persistent tensions despite recent talks between North and South Korea that led to ... (more...)
EPA, Army Corps, Sign WOTUS Delay EPA, Army Corps, Sign WOTUS Delay
- February 01, 2018

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) pledged Thursday to lead a "multi-state" lawsuit against the Trump administration for delaying a major water pollution rule. Mr Trump directed Mr Pruitt to rescind the rule in an executive order early past year, as part of his promised move to roll back many of his predecessor's environmental regulations. (more...)
Culture secretary Matt Hancock has just launched his own app Culture secretary Matt Hancock has just launched his own app
- February 01, 2018

According to the BBC , first-time users are greeted with a cheery video of Mr Hancock saying: "Hi I'm Matt Hancock and welcome to my app ". Hancock says his app is meant to help constituents in Suffolk keep in touch with what he is doing. (more...)
Minneapolis Mayor Welcomes Eagles Fans In Funny Video Minneapolis Mayor Welcomes Eagles Fans In Funny Video
- February 01, 2018

Mayor Jacob Frey welcomed Eagles' fans to town Tuesday in a promotional video for Sports Illustrated - or did he? Frey pointed out the iconic Mississippi River and invited Super Bowl visitors to embrace the cold of the North. And the video wraps up with, what is portrayed to be an outtake. But despite the work of the 'Crisco Cops, ' as social media began referring to them, some intoxicated Eagles fans still managed to ascend above the masses packing the city streets. (more...)
Aubameyang happy to be reunited with Mkhitaryan at Arsenal Aubameyang happy to be reunited with Mkhitaryan at Arsenal
- February 01, 2018

He has won three FA Cups with the club . It was the third time the club had sanctioned the player for disciplinary reasons in a little over a year. Aubameyang on Wednesday signed a long-term contract with Arsenal . "The club have such a big history, and they had great players like Thierry Henry , so it's an example for us strikers", he said. (more...)
Da investidura remota à desistência por sms — Puigdemont Da investidura remota à desistência por sms — Puigdemont
- February 01, 2018

As mensagens foram gravadas na tela do celular de Comín por um canal de TV espanhol. Puigdemont já comprovou que as mensagens são verdadeiras, através de uma publicação no seu Twitter. A conversa entre Puigdemont e Comín tem por base uma recente entrevista de Joan Tardà, do ERC, ao La Vanguardia e na qual o deputado do ERC admite que pode ser necessário sacrificar Puigdemont, sugerindo que o Juntos pela Catalunha deve propor outro candidato para a liderança da Generalitat. (more...)
European Union gives Palestinians $52 million in aid as Trump withholds European Union gives Palestinians $52 million in aid as Trump withholds
- February 01, 2018

The Trump administration has committed Dollars 60 million this year far short of the 360 million that the United States provided last year and Krahenbuhl said he has no sign that other United States funding might be on the way. Palestinians have been wary about U.S. peace efforts led by President Trump's son in law, Jared Kushner. The officials say a third country with close ties to the US recently presented details of the proposal. (more...)

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