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As Olympics approach, Trump tries to pressure North Korea
- February 02, 2018

Today, everyone is happy due to the decrease of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, but sooner or later the USA and South Korea will understand that they were deceived. One said, "Nice to meet you!" But the Games have triggered a sudden apparent rapprochement between the two Koreas. Cha also warned that such a strike would put "an American population the size of a medium-sized US city at risk" in South Korea. (more...)
Metro Detroit Weather: Below zero tonight! Metro Detroit Weather: Below zero tonight!
- February 02, 2018

The good news is that we should see quite a bit of sunshine. Highs will only reach the low to mid 20s! There's a Winter Weather Advisory along the shoreline counties of Lake Michigan to our west for several inches of new snow and risky travel if you are heading to Grand Rapids or Chicago today. (more...)
Gen. Kelly to HS Teacher: Go to Hell! Gen. Kelly to HS Teacher: Go to Hell!
- February 02, 2018

As for Salcido , he was placed on administrative leave while the school investigates the situation. The Orange County Register reports three videos of Salcido making the statements were posted on social media. In 2010, he was reportedly temporarily suspended after a parent complained that Salcido had threatened his daughter and made inappropriate comments in summer school. (more...)
Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Decreases Position in AutoZone, Inc. (AZO)
- February 02, 2018

The stock decreased 0.14% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $764.38. About 9,059 shares traded. ContraFect Corporation (NASDAQ:CFRX) has declined 42.92% since February 1, 2017 and is downtrending. Thomas White Int Limited, Illinois-based fund reported 1,680 shares. Green Square Cap Ltd Llc accumulated 0.05% or 434 shares. Eqis Capital Management Inc., a California-based fund reported 11,110 shares. (more...)
Vatican bars former Irish president from conference on women Vatican bars former Irish president from conference on women
- February 02, 2018

The list of potential speakers required approval from a cardinal, but McAleese was not granted permission to participate, according to the Irish Times . "We have always been respectful of the viewpoints of the Church", Gotz told CNA, "yet we, like Pope Francis , recognize there is a critical need to open the church to more dialogue". (more...)
Super Bowl organizers preparing to fight the flu Super Bowl organizers preparing to fight the flu
- February 02, 2018

Taxpayers are subsidizing the Super Bowl for the National Football League , which had $13.5 billion in revenue previous year. On the flipside, out-of-towners' challenges translate to more income for hosts. Bank Stadium, we have worked diligently all season with the Vikings and the National Football League to provide in-stadium 1st & Ten graphics and NFL's Next Gen Stats, giving fans the real-time data they're hungry for, such as positional information, game leaders, and quarterback ... (more...)
Star Gold UK to show Khelo India School Games 2018 Star Gold UK to show Khelo India School Games 2018
- February 02, 2018

Reiterating the pledge given to the people of India four years ago to give this nation an honest, clean and transparent Government and to build a strong, confident and a New India, Jaitley said, the Government led by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi , has successfully implemented a series of fundamental structural reforms to propel India among the fastest growing economies of the world. (more...)
Violent airline passenger zip-tied on flight to Charlotte Violent airline passenger zip-tied on flight to Charlotte
- February 02, 2018

A criminal complaint filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation alleges an American Airlines passenger bit and kicked several flight attendants on board Flight 1033 on Wednesday. When Harriott did not, the flight attendants gave chase down the aisle. The three members of the crew had to visit American Airlines' on-site medical clinic following the flight. (more...)
Authorities said children were beaten, forced to eat dog feces Authorities said children were beaten, forced to eat dog feces
- February 02, 2018

Maryland State Police allege the couple beat the children with objects including extension cords, belts and sticks between Spring 2017 and 26 January, when officers raided the house in Mardela Springs . Investigators said the women mostly kept the children confined to closets or the basement of their home. "The information is such that describes very severe child abuse that was occurring in the home from as far back as May or June of past year", Shipley said . (more...)
Shopian firing: Omar Abdullah demands SIT probe, BJP calls it 'unfortunate' Shopian firing: Omar Abdullah demands SIT probe, BJP calls it 'unfortunate'
- February 02, 2018

He was speaking on the grants of home, general administration, planning departments moved by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today.Omar said that there was now a "battle" over two separate FIRs filed by the police and the Army, and that it would be hard for a station house officer (SHO) to probe the matter. (more...)
Appeal as S/Sudan is set to become Africa's largest refugee crisis Appeal as S/Sudan is set to become Africa's largest refugee crisis
- February 02, 2018

Specifically, the Department of State will amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to update the defense trade policy toward South Sudan by application of a policy of denial, with limited exceptions, on the export of defense articles and defense services to South Sudan, including all parties involved in the conflict. (more...)
Investment Doubling Stocks on Cards: Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN)
- February 02, 2018

Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has risen 67.37% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.17% the S&P500. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of EP Energy by 11.7% in the second quarter. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. (more...)
Korea Olympic skaters begin training in South; 1 injured Korea Olympic skaters begin training in South; 1 injured
- February 02, 2018

The south is hosting the Winter Games . But spokesman Chung Geun-Sik said many of them would be taken home unopened as souvenirs. The North Korean diplomat called on the United Nations chief to pay attention to the USA steps and to exert efforts to stop them. (more...)
Turkey: Tax office blast caused by bomb, attacker killed Turkey: Tax office blast caused by bomb, attacker killed
- February 02, 2018

It came as Turkey's military pushed ahead with a cross-border offensive into an enclave in northern Syria to rout a Syrian Kurdish militia group it says is linked to outlawed Kurdish rebels in Turkey. The PKK - listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the European Union and the USA - has killed more than 1,200 Turkish security personnel and civilians since taking up arms again. (more...)
18 injured as burning minivan ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai 18 injured as burning minivan ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai
- February 02, 2018

Three are believed to be seriously injured, though not critical. The van was reportedly fitted with multiple liquefied gas cylinders. The man said people cracked open the windows of the vehicle trying to rescue passengers who appeared to be unconscious. (more...)
US confident in Olympics security despite NKorea tensions US confident in Olympics security despite NKorea tensions
- February 02, 2018

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have reached their highest point in decades due to rapid advances in North Korea's nuclear and conventional weapons programs. Ji praised Trump's hawkish stance and harsh rhetoric against North Korea. With tears in his eyes, Ji hoisted the wooden crutches that his father made, to the thunderous applause at the State of the Union . (more...)
Wozniacki shocked in St Petersburg quarters Wozniacki shocked in St Petersburg quarters
- February 02, 2018

Potapova was not helped by serving six double faults against a ruthless opponent who showed the sort of form which earned her a first grand slam title in Melbourne. At the Taiwan Open, Eugenie Bouchard fought for a 7-5 7-5 win over Ana Bogdan to reach the quarter-finals, while Timea Babos (4), Magda Linette (7) and Wang Yafan also made the last eight. (more...)
German coalition agreement might be concluded by the end of the week German coalition agreement might be concluded by the end of the week
- February 02, 2018

Sunday was set as a deadline to wrap up their negotiations, though they've set aside two extra days for talks that they're widely expected to use. "We're going to have a number of controversial issues until the very end, " Scheuer told reporters in Berlin shortly after midnight on Friday. (more...)
Donald Trump's relationship with FBI hits new low over secret memo
- February 02, 2018

Mr Schiff made a last-minute attempt to halt the process late on Wednesday, saying he had discovered Mr Nunes had sent a version of the Republican memo to the White House that was "materially altered " and demanding a fresh vote. The Senate Intelligence Committee had asked that the memo also be sent to them for review, but House Republicans rebuffed this request. The memo was written by the Republican staff of the House intel panel. (more...)
Trump's giant $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan looks dead on arrival Trump's giant $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan looks dead on arrival
- February 02, 2018

Trump's speech on Tuesday had fewer viewers than Obama's State of the Union speech in 2010 - and Obama's joint-session speech in 2009 and Trump's joint-session speech past year. The statement noted that Trump's foreign policy is putting the interests and security of the American people first adding that Trump is restoring American leadership in the Middle East, rebuilding relations with Israel and taking strong action to confront aggressors in the region. (more...)
Lowes employees to get benefits boost Lowes employees to get benefits boost
- February 02, 2018

Home improvement retailer Lowe's announced Thursday that it plans to enhance benefits and offer a one-time bonus up to $1,000 for its more than 260,000 hourly employees. The charges and the one-time bonus, that is being paid to store, distribution center and customer and support centers, will hit its fourth quarter earnings per share by about 14 cents, Lowe's said. (more...)
KC-based Hostess to pay bonuses in Twinkies and cash KC-based Hostess to pay bonuses in Twinkies and cash
- February 02, 2018

About 300,384 shares traded. Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. It has outperformed by 53.20% the S&P500. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, November 9. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Day care safety bill passes overwhelmingly in Alabama House Day care safety bill passes overwhelmingly in Alabama House
- February 02, 2018

The bill goes to the Senate for a vote next. The Alabama Department of Human Resources , which monitors day cares, said nearly half of the state's 1,934 day cares did not have licenses as of September 30. "They know somebody is looking". "They know that there's going to be a change in day cares in the state of Alabama". A 5-year-old Mobile boy died last year after being left in a van by a driver for an unlicensed child care center. (more...)
Gary Gray in talks to direct Men in Black spinoff Gary Gray in talks to direct Men in Black spinoff
- February 02, 2018

Now, the studio has taken another step towards making the movie a reality, releasing potential plot ideas and seeking out one of Hollywood's best blockbuster directors. Men in Black has a script by Iron Man scribes Matt Holloway & Art Marcum and the studio greenlit the picture on their draft. Producers include Walter F. (more...)
Kerala State Budget: Tax hike on liquor by 200%, beef 100% Kerala State Budget: Tax hike on liquor by 200%, beef 100%
- February 02, 2018

A Special package of Rs 20 billion for coastal area. Healthcare scheme through Kerala lottery. Rehabilitation packages for areas like Chellanam and Vypeen in Ernakulam district has also been announced. The department is taking steps to realize the tax from these vehicles. "Instead of purchasing new vehicles, they can be hired on rent which would save costs by at least one-third", he said. (more...)
PG&E (PCG) Research Coverage Started at UBS Group
- February 02, 2018

Eagle Asset Mngmt has invested 0.26% in PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG). The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, October 30. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. 411.71 million shares or 0.10% more from 411.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Virtus Inv Advisers holds 0.07% or 10,081 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
United Nations official says Rohingya disaster has 'hallmarks of genocide' United Nations official says Rohingya disaster has 'hallmarks of genocide'
- February 02, 2018

An AP investigation report published on Thursday said that at least five mass graves were found in Gu Dar Pyin village in Myanmar. Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch , said in a statement that the AP report "raises the stakes for the global community to demand accountability from Myanmar". (more...)
CBI files charge sheet against Hooda in Manesar land case CBI files charge sheet against Hooda in Manesar land case
- February 02, 2018

Meanwhile, reports further say that construction projects by real estate companies including DLF, Unitech, Omaxe, Ansal among others have been undertaken on the land which was acquired for public purposes. Hooda in various capacities. In September past year, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said it has registered a case of money laundering against Murari Lal Tayal, who was principal secretary in the Hooda government, and three of Tayal's family members. (more...)
12-year-old girl booked after accidental LA school shooting 12-year-old girl booked after accidental LA school shooting
- February 02, 2018

The most seriously injured victim, a 15-year-old boy shot in the head, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and remained in intensive care during the afternoon but was doing well. When she saw the news on TV, she left work to pick up her daughter. The shooting took place in an elective class at the Sal Castro Middle School on Thursday morning with students from different grades in attendance. (more...)
Iran: Authorities arrest 29 women accused of throwing off headscarfs Iran: Authorities arrest 29 women accused of throwing off headscarfs
- February 02, 2018

It was not immediately clear if all the arrests were in the capital, Tehran. Iranian Islamic law, implemented after the 1979 revolution, requires women to cover their hair with a scarf and wear long, loose-fitting clothing. The London-based rights group also reiterated its calls on the authorities to "end the persecution of women who speak out against compulsory veiling, and abolish this discriminatory and humiliating practice". (more...)

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