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Coca Cola to launch Thums Up in South Asia by March
- February 02, 2018

Both brands of Thums Up - the mother brand and Thums Up Charged - will be made available. "We are looking at taking the Indian brand which has done very well for the last 40 years outside the shore of India". Globally, Coca Cola has several billion Dollar brands including Coca Cola, Fanta and Georgia. He said India is globally the sixth largest market for the beverage maker. (more...)
Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming' Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'
- February 02, 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave a speech Thursday in Austin saying the Trump administration's policy for the Western Hemisphere is built on promoting democratic values, strengthening economies and countering "predatory actors" that include Russian Federation and China . (more...)
Mountain Lion Who Had Caught Deer On Mulholland Highway Found Dead Mountain Lion Who Had Caught Deer On Mulholland Highway Found Dead
- February 02, 2018

The adult female, known as P-23, appeared to have been struck by a vehicle days earlier, officials said. According to the National Park Service, P-23 is one of 18 mountain lions killed on a roadway since 2002 in the region. "But these big cats are no match for the network of roads, highways, and sprawl that we've built with little regard for their impacts on lions or wildlife connectivity", J.P. (more...)
Korea, US Wrap up 2nd Round of FTA Talks Korea, US Wrap up 2nd Round of FTA Talks
- February 02, 2018

Relations between the two allies have been hard since President Donald Trump came to power, pledging to roll back global agreements that he holds responsible for costing American jobs. The tariffs the U.S.is now applying to washing machines comes under trade remedies and allow it to limit imports that are hurting a domestic industry. (more...)
Police, opposition activists clash in Maldives Police, opposition activists clash in Maldives
- February 02, 2018

Opposition celebrations in Male turned into clashes with police after the Indian Ocean nation's president fired the country's police chief, whose department said it would uphold the court ruling. However, it lost much of its democratic gains after Gayoom's 2013 election. He has maintained a tight grip on power, controlling institutions such as the judiciary, police and the bureaucracy. (more...)
Wallaby Rescued From Sydney Harbour By Ferry Crew Wallaby Rescued From Sydney Harbour By Ferry Crew
- February 02, 2018

It is reported that the wallaby may be from Dobroyd Head, and was in the water for up to 30 minutes after being chased in there by a dog. The wallaby was spotted in the water near Manly Wharf. Traffic controllers monitored the animal as it made its way across to lane one and took the Cahill Expressway exit to Macquarie Street. The male marsupial was taken to a zoo hospital in a serious, stressed condition after being in the spotlight. (more...)
CBI files chargesheet against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for forcible castration CBI files chargesheet against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for forcible castration
- February 02, 2018

He has been charge sheeted along with two doctors Pankaj Garg and M P Singh under sections 120-B r/w 326, 417 and 506 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and substantive offences. OMG.The jailed Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and two doctors had in a freaky manner involved in the castration of hundreds of followers inside the dera. (more...)
Arizona House Votes to Expel Rep. Don Shooter Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations Arizona House Votes to Expel Rep. Don Shooter Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
- February 02, 2018

The Thursday's vote comes after an investigator determined that the lawmaker was engaged in a "pattern of sexual harassment that created a hostile workplace". Rep. Noel Campbell, R-Prescott, said the decision on Shooter's political future should be left to the residents of his legislative district. Mesnard said that Shooter, in his years at the Capitol, has done some good things, "but he will probably only be remembered for this". (more...)
Russia says USA Russia says USA "hunting" for Russians to arrest around the world
- February 02, 2018

The ministry cited the examples of four Russians held in Spain, Latvia and Greece allegedly on U.S. cyber crime charges. "It came to the real abductions of our compatriots". Russia has issued a travel warning recommending its citizens think twice before travelling overseas, saying the United States was hunting for Russians to arrest around the world. (more...)
Coyotes G Antti Raanta did not start because of vehicle accident Coyotes G Antti Raanta did not start because of vehicle accident
- February 02, 2018

They tied the game at 3:00 as the result of a fluky play and great hand-eye coordination by Shore. Esa Lindell tacked on an empty-net goal at 18:24 of the third period, his sixth tally of the season. The Stars served six minutes of penalties in the period, four to defenseman Julius Honka for a high stick to the face of Arizona's Brad Richardson. (more...)
Obasanjo officially registers with CNM hoping to sack Buhari in 2019 Obasanjo officially registers with CNM hoping to sack Buhari in 2019
- February 02, 2018

The ex-President said: "Nigeria must rethink and retool if the instruments being used in nation - building and governance since independence have not served the country and citizens right". He said the movement would determine how Nigerians would be "liberated from the bondage of discredited politicians in both major parties". He said his letter to President Muhammadu Buhari where he chronicled several problems with the system and suggested solutions was not frivolous but written because ... (more...)
Female Opposition Leader Joice Mujuru Assaulted By President Mnangagwa Supporters In Harare Female Opposition Leader Joice Mujuru Assaulted By President Mnangagwa Supporters In Harare
- February 02, 2018

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Cities including Victoria,Nanaimo to get $100K for overdose crisis 'action teams' Cities including Victoria,Nanaimo to get $100K for overdose crisis 'action teams'
- February 02, 2018

Nanaimo and 17 other B.C. communities will form community action teams and receive up to $100,000 from the province to do their work. During a press conference February 1, Mental Health and Addictions Minister Judy Darcy called the teams "boots on the ground" and said they will play a vital role in targeting resources where they are needed most in communities hardest hit. (more...)
ECP de-notifies Nehal Hashmi from Senate ECP de-notifies Nehal Hashmi from Senate
- February 02, 2018

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Justin Timberlake Promises Super Bowl Show 'Never Quite Done Before'
- February 02, 2018

The actor and musician took a smaller stage to preview his performance and talk about his relationship with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in a ballroom at Hilton Minneapolis . Although he wouldn't confirm that, he did pay his respects to the iconic Minnesota singer, who died in April 2016. "This album is really inspired by my son, my wife, my family, but more so than any other album I've ever written, where I'm from", Timberlake told fans in the video . (more...)
Marriott International (MAR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows Marriott International (MAR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
- February 02, 2018

Bp Plc now has $130.55 billion valuation. The change in volume gives a closer look at the stock with a percentage rate of 0.15%. About shares traded. Bank of South Carolina Corporation (BKSC) has risen 27.73% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Which Insider sold 3523 Shares Of KB Home (KBH)?
- February 02, 2018

The insider now holds 149,388 shares of KB Home (KBH ). Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 693,448 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $16,726,000 after acquiring an additional 6,570 shares during the last quarter. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link . Kemnay Advisory Services Inc sold 13,130 shares as the company's stock rose 28.00% with the market. (more...)
Texas GOP, Democrats unite to save NAFTA from Trump Texas GOP, Democrats unite to save NAFTA from Trump
- February 02, 2018

More than 90 percent of the state's motor vehicle manufacturing products go to Canada and Mexico, while a new report from Farmers for Free Trade finds that a whopping 51 percent of Missouri's agricultural exports go to Mexico - tops in the nation. (more...)
NY state could lose $14M in funding over highway signs NY state could lose $14M in funding over highway signs
- February 02, 2018

DOT will withhold 1 percent of the state's federal highway aid - an estimated penalty of $14 million. In the latest development in the years-old saga, the more than 500 signs installed across the state might have to be removed because they're unsafe. (more...)
Envoy believes U.S. not close to military option against N. Korea
- February 02, 2018

Much more importantly, Yun said that while the military option is still open, he does not believe that the Trump Administration is close to making any decision to attack North Korea soon . North Korea has ignored calls to halt its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches, resulting in a series of sanctions from the USA and the United Nations Security Council. (more...)
Delhi: Class 9 student found dead in school's toilet; 3 students detained Delhi: Class 9 student found dead in school's toilet; 3 students detained
- February 02, 2018

Commenting on the matter, Ajit K Singla, DCP (northeast) said , "After scanning CCTV footage, we transferred the case registered under Section 304 to 302 (murder)". A medical board will conduct post-mortem on the body late on Friday. According to a student from the school, the class 9 boy had a scuffle with fellow classmates just a while before he was found dead in the toilet of the school. (more...)
Big Country congressman OK after train wreck Big Country congressman OK after train wreck
- February 02, 2018

Seven Georgia members of Congress were on board a train that crashed on its way to a GOP retreat in West Virginia , but none of the state's politicians suffered any serious injuries during the fatal wreck. Crozet is about 15 miles west of Charlottesville. Michael Burgess of Texas, Phil Roe of Tennessee, Larry Bucshon of IN and Roger Marshall of Kansas, according to those aboard. (more...)
US Senate confirms David Stras to federal Appeals Court US Senate confirms David Stras to federal Appeals Court
- February 02, 2018

Sen. After Franken himself was sidelined by controversy that led to his resignation, Senate Republicans did away with the long-standing tradition of "blue-slipping" that allowed home-state senators to unilaterally derail circuit court nominees. (more...)
British embassy building in central Bangkok sold for £420m British embassy building in central Bangkok sold for £420m
- February 02, 2018

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Groundhog Day: Behind The Scenes With Punxsutawney Phil's 'Inner Circle' Groundhog Day: Behind The Scenes With Punxsutawney Phil's 'Inner Circle'
- February 02, 2018

Last year, she called it correctly - an early spring - but we don't have a complete record of her earlier predictions. Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow on Groundhog Day?! But is Phil any more or less accurate than your local, human meteorologist? The folklore gained global recognition in 1993 when it was immortalised on screen in a film of the same name starring Bill Murray and Andie McDowell. (more...)
Teen arrested for fleeing federal agents in van carrying 12 undocumented immigrants Teen arrested for fleeing federal agents in van carrying 12 undocumented immigrants
- February 02, 2018

They were arrested on immigration violations. The teen driver tried to run off, but was arrested. Vargas-Pineda and Sanchez-Diaz both face a charge of 8 USC § 1326 - illegal reentry after deportation - which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. (more...)
United States says Syria may be making new types of chemical weapons United States says Syria may be making new types of chemical weapons
- February 02, 2018

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CBO predicts government will hit debt ceiling in early March CBO predicts government will hit debt ceiling in early March
- February 02, 2018

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Opposition plans common strategy Opposition plans common strategy
- February 02, 2018

The meeting came close on the heels of efforts by Pawar to rally opposition unity. The meeting was called by Mrs Gandhi after a similar such exercise by Mr Pawar earlier this week saw less participation. She said the divisive politics of the ruling party had caused rampant incidents of violence. 5th, present govt is using Aadhaar as a tool to breach privacy. (more...)
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...)

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