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NKorean athletes arrive in SKorea for Olympics NKorean athletes arrive in SKorea for Olympics
- February 02, 2018

Some have already retired from competitive sports. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) based in Lausanne , which has jurisdiction over anti-doping violations, said "the evidence collected was found to be insufficient to establish that an anti-doping rule violation. (more...)
After Reaching 52-Week High, Is Mastercard Incorporated (MA)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive? After Reaching 52-Week High, Is Mastercard Incorporated (MA)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive?
- February 02, 2018

Mastercard declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Monday, December 4th that allows the company to buyback $4.00 billion in outstanding shares. Linscomb & Williams Inc reported 0.07% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). 12,599 were accumulated by Ghp Advisors. Bluespruce Investments Lp, which manages about $352.80M and $530.54M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Playa Hotels & Resorts Nv by 396,269 shares to 3.84M shares, valued at $40.10M in ... (more...)
Judge appointed by Obama lifts lifetime voting ban for felons Judge appointed by Obama lifts lifetime voting ban for felons
- February 02, 2018

The judge required the state and the nine ex-convicts who brought the lawsuit to file motions by February 12 on how to fix the rights restoration system. Others were convicted of misdemeanors and not felonies. He completed his sentence in 2002 and later applied to get his voting rights back. Walker blasted Florida's process at length, writing that it makes felons "kowtow" to a board that can accept or deny their application for any reason. (more...)
Palestinian President Coming To UN To Respond To Trump Palestinian President Coming To UN To Respond To Trump
- February 02, 2018

Negative consequences will not only affect the countries receiving refugees, but also the stability and security of the region. The comments came after the U.S. In a speech to the Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council, Abbas called the reported peace plane "the slap in the face of the century", according to the Jerusalem Post . (more...)
ICE Agents Raid Northern California Businesses ICE Agents Raid Northern California Businesses
- February 02, 2018

A list of locations raided has yet to be released. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detain an immigrant on October 14, 2015 in Los Angeles. Almost 80 businesses in northern California were raided by federal immigration officers on Thursday. Any potential criminal charges or other penalties will be coordinated with the U.S. (more...)
James Comey: 'Weasels and Liars By no means Maintain the Subject' James Comey: 'Weasels and Liars By no means Maintain the Subject'
- February 02, 2018

Joseph McCarthy, who held multiple hearings trying to weed out what he alleged were communists in the government in the 1950s. President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been attacking the FBI for its investigation into potential ties between Russian Federation and Mr Trump's 2016 campaign. (more...)
Braid: Trudeau leaves Notley to fight Ottawa's battle Braid: Trudeau leaves Notley to fight Ottawa's battle
- February 02, 2018

She's sending a letter to the premier telling him Alberta isn't going to talk anymore about buying existing B.C. electricity. Trudeau said Canada needs to get Alberta's oil safely to markets other than the United States and that the federal government has done the research and has spent billions on spill response. (more...)
Poland Senate approves controversial Holocaust speech law Poland Senate approves controversial Holocaust speech law
- February 02, 2018

Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO And National Director of the Anti-Defamation League testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on responses to the increase in religious hate crimes. (more...)
SC makes public roster for allocation of cases to judges SC makes public roster for allocation of cases to judges
- February 02, 2018

Listing of a case relating to probe into the death of judge B.H. Loya to a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had triggered the controversy . On January 12, four judges - Justices Chelameswar , Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph - who felt that they were being sidelined in allocation of important cases, called a press conference and alleged that the situation in the Supreme Court was not in order and that many "less than desirable" things had taken place in the last few months. (more...)
Trump Warns Republicans Against Labeling Young Immigrants as 'Dreamers' Trump Warns Republicans Against Labeling Young Immigrants as 'Dreamers'
- February 02, 2018

That is a huge priority for the Democratic Party. The Gang of Six offer included almost $3 billion for Trump's wall and border technology, ended the diversity lottery but used those visas with a higher bar for underrepresented countries and recipients of temporary protected status, and addressed "chain migration", or family migration, by blocking parents of DACA recipients who came here illegally from ever being citizens. (more...)
Donald Trump Urges Democrats to Support 'Something Great for DACA' Donald Trump Urges Democrats to Support 'Something Great for DACA'
- February 02, 2018

But Sen. John Cornyn, the Texas Republican who is leading his party's negotiations, said unless Democrats are willing to agree to a bill that goes beyond Dreamers to include security, there won't be an agreement. Pick a lottery.' We don't want that. Trump compared the remark to Hillary Clinton's 2016 description of his supporters as "deplorables", and Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, chairman of the House campaign arm, said Pelosi's words will be repeated in TV ads around the country. (more...)
TDP unhappy over 'raw deal' to Andhra Pradesh in Union Budget TDP unhappy over 'raw deal' to Andhra Pradesh in Union Budget
- February 02, 2018

The TDP, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ally in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), is reportedly angry over a "raw deal" meted out to Andhra Pradesh in the budget. We will have no objection if it responds favourably. "Many state issues like Railway Zone, Polavaram project funding, funding for capital Amaravati and other pending issues of Andhra Pradesh were not addressed in the budget", he said. (more...)
Dayton proclaims Black History Month in Minnesota Dayton proclaims Black History Month in Minnesota
- February 02, 2018

Throughout the month, Dayton encourages Minnesotans to reflect on the state's past, celebrate the contributions of African Americans in our communities, and work together to make the state a place of opportunity for all Minnesotans. The Framingham High library has a display to mark Black History Month . "But what we don't realize is he started a lot of that work here on this very campus in terms of working for civil rights and freedom for all people", Woodson said. (more...)
Trump says Democrats are 'AWOL' on immigration
- February 02, 2018

A failure to do that last month led to a three-day government shutdown, resolved in part by a promise by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on a plan to extend protections for young " Dreamer " immigrants. "I think they want to obstruct". President Donald Trump is calling on Senate Republicans to bring his immigration framework to a vote. Meanwhile Congress faces a February 8 deadline to avert another government shutdown. (more...)
Diego Maradona reportedly denied U.S. visa for anti-Trump comments Diego Maradona reportedly denied U.S. visa for anti-Trump comments
- February 02, 2018

The 1986 World Cup-winning captain, who has been kicked out of the United States before, was in the process of seeking a visa which was subsequently denied when he was asked what he thought of the USA president, to which he responded: "Donald Trump is a chirolita", The Mirror reported . (more...)
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST)
- February 02, 2018

It has underperformed by 29.77% the S&P500. Shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. The fund owned 7,237,669 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after purchasing an additional 362,582 shares during the period. Korea owns 125,885 shares. Allsquare Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability reported 3 shares. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 5 rated the stock as Buy, 3 rated Outperform, 9 rated Hold, 3 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. (more...)
Slender Man stabbing: Teen girls gets 40 years in mental hospital Slender Man stabbing: Teen girls gets 40 years in mental hospital
- February 02, 2018

There, Geyser stabbed Leutner 19 times in an act created to appease Slender Man . Leutner survived the attack and crawled out of the secluded woodland area, before being found by a passing cyclist. Bohren says he doesn't want Geyser to end up in the community and then fall back into a similar situation and end up back in the courtroom. Geyser stabbed the victim, while Weier urged her on, investigators said. (more...)
Victor Oladipo to participate in 2018 Slam Dunk Contest Victor Oladipo to participate in 2018 Slam Dunk Contest
- February 02, 2018

Smith ranks second on the Mavericks in scoring, assists and steals per game. The 6-3 guard registered his first triple-double on December 29 against the New Orleans Pelicans, joining Jason Kidd (1994-95) as the only Dallas rookies with a triple-double. (more...)
Flipkart allegedly delivers soap instead of iPhone 8, buyer files complaint Flipkart allegedly delivers soap instead of iPhone 8, buyer files complaint
- February 02, 2018

The package was delivered on January 22 at his residence in Panvel. In his complaint, Nagrali said he had ordered an iPhone-8 on the e-commerce platform and made the full payment. The person at the other end of the line apparently assured him that the issue would get resolved by January 25, but nothing happened until January 29. (more...)
IDF Strikes Hamas Sites in Gaza After Rocket Fire IDF Strikes Hamas Sites in Gaza After Rocket Fire
- February 02, 2018

Following Trump's announcement, the Palestinians have been clashing with Israeli forces throughout the West Bank and near the fence between Gaza and Israel, protesting the decision. Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee, said that the organization "rejects and condemns the American decision to include Haniyeh on the terrorism list", and called for overcoming all divisions and achieving national unity for the sake of the Palestinian national project. (more...)
Insurance for 10 crore families Insurance for 10 crore families
- February 02, 2018

Similar to Obama Care Scheme World's largest govt-funded health programme - " National Health Protection Scheme " was declared. A meagre overall increase in the health budget, however, upset public health workers. Jaitley as part of the union budget (2018-19) also announced Rs 600 crore for nutritional support of Tuberculosis patients in India . "States have to decide whether they want to subsume with this (scheme) or they want to run on their own", he said. (more...)
Malcolm Brogdon's non-contact injury is a left quad strain Malcolm Brogdon's non-contact injury is a left quad strain
- February 02, 2018

Brogdon is averaging 13.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game this season, while Antetokounmpo ranks second in the National Basketball Association in scoring (28.2 ppg) while leading the Bucks in rebounding (10.4 rpg) and assists (4.8 apg). (more...)
UN, US slam Kenya after TV stations shuttered UN, US slam Kenya after TV stations shuttered
- February 02, 2018

Odinga, 73, held the swearing-in ceremony in Nairobi earlier this week with thousands of supporters in attendance, another challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election previous year following two votes that the opposition claims were rigged. (more...)
Lawyers for Manafort Deputy Rick Gates Ask to Withdraw From Case Lawyers for Manafort Deputy Rick Gates Ask to Withdraw From Case
- February 02, 2018

As a result of the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller , Gates and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort were indicted past year on 12 counts, including money laundering and violations of foreign lobbying disclosure requirements. (more...)
BJP to Contest February 27 Nagaland Assembly Election BJP to Contest February 27 Nagaland Assembly Election
- February 02, 2018

The Naga People's Front (NPF) has always stood for early and honourable solution to the Naga political problem and its commitment towards solution of the Naga political issue shall continue as in the past. He also made an appeal on the radio to the people of the state to participate in the election as well. On the further course of action, Zhimomi said, "As core committee we were authorised to bring together the Naga tribal bodies and the political parties together for "solution before ... (more...)
Copy-Trial begins for woman accused of murdering twin sister on Maui Copy-Trial begins for woman accused of murdering twin sister on Maui
- February 02, 2018

In opening statements Monday, her defense lawyer Birney B. Bevar called it a "tragic accident". Here's what we know so far about the case. In two years there, they had several run-ins with police including charges of drunken driving, intoxication and leaving the scene of an accident; they were also reportedly kicked out of a restaurant when their drinking got out of hand, leading to a hair-pulling fight. (more...)
Virginia State Police search for missing, endangered 17-year-old Virginia State Police search for missing, endangered 17-year-old
- February 02, 2018

A Luray teenager is believed to be in danger, according to Virginia State Police. The Luray Police Department said the child is believed to be in danger and was was last seen by her family. Austin may be "with friends [and] may have access to a vehicle", according to the alert. She may also be in need of medical attention. If you have any information about Austin, call 911 or #77 on a cell phone or the Luray Police Department at 540-743-5343. (more...)
Finch to miss tri-series opener against New Zealand Finch to miss tri-series opener against New Zealand
- February 02, 2018

He will be most likely be replaced as opener by D'Arcy Short, who has dominated this season's Big Bash League . Australia are coming off a 4-1 ODI series loss to England, and have a relatively inexperienced skipper in David Warner , but Southee doesn't see that favouring New Zealand . (more...)
Finsbury Park attacker to be sentenced Finsbury Park attacker to be sentenced
- February 02, 2018

Mr Ali's two sons are 13 and 14 years old, the court heard. Woolwich Crown Court announced the punishment on Friday, a day after finding Darren Osborne guilty. "Although this case has been properly characterised as an act of terror, it's arguably not the most grave of its type", she told the court. Mr Osborne had a history of depression and alcohol and drugs problems. (more...)
Vice President Pence Criticizes Manchin During Trip to West Virginia Vice President Pence Criticizes Manchin During Trip to West Virginia
- February 02, 2018

That included the $1.5 trillion GOP tax overhaul, which cleared Congress and was signed into law by President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff: Nunes gave Trump "secretly altered" version of memo Davis: "Deep state" existed in '16 - but it elected Trump Former Trump legal spokesman to testify to Mueller about undisclosed call: report MORE . (more...)

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