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Afghanistan Joint Working Groups' maiden meeting in Kabul today Afghanistan Joint Working Groups' maiden meeting in Kabul today
- February 03, 2018

Top-level delegation of Pakistan's civil and military leadership, led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, reached Afghanistan earlier today to attend the meeting. However, despite the United States administration's tough stand against Islamabad , Pakistan has categorically denied the allegations of supporting terrorism. (more...)
Treasury Department Sanctions Individuals for Acting on Hezbollah Financier's Behalf Treasury Department Sanctions Individuals for Acting on Hezbollah Financier's Behalf
- February 03, 2018

Nasrallah declared that the sanctions will not have any impact on Hezbollah , claiming that the group is not funded by Lebanese banks but by the Islamic Republic of Iran . "The Treasury Department will continue to sever Hizballah from the worldwide financial system, and we will be relentless in identifying, exposing, and dismantling Hizballah's financial support networks globally". (more...)
Unsurprisingly, Immigration Was The Centerpiece Of Trump's Speech Unsurprisingly, Immigration Was The Centerpiece Of Trump's Speech
- February 03, 2018

And he has come up with a deal. Republicans said Democrats are not making serious offers as they bargain over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, the Obama-era program that's shielded immigrants in the US illegally who were brought here as children. (more...)
Musk stops taking flamethrower orders, rakes in $10 million Musk stops taking flamethrower orders, rakes in $10 million
- February 03, 2018

The billionaire inventor says all 20,000 of the shotgun-sized flamethrowers designed and sold by his Boring company have all been spoken for. Musk and his legions are still chortling over the idea of selling flamethrowers online - but some politicians are not laughing. (more...)
Phil the groundhog signals six more weeks of winter for the US Phil the groundhog signals six more weeks of winter for the US
- February 03, 2018

Though there are now numerous weather-predicting groundhogs and other animals throughout the country, Punxsutawney Phil remains the most popular. This time, if we take computer models and trusted science into consideration, Punxatawney Phil may be half-way right, in our favor! As legend has it, if Phil sees his shadow at dusk on February 2, six more weeks of winter are on its way. (more...)
Massive Fire at Madurai's Meenakshi Temple Guts Over 30 Shops Massive Fire at Madurai's Meenakshi Temple Guts Over 30 Shops
- February 03, 2018

Kannan, who was at the spot, told The Hindu that four fire tenders arrived to put out the fire. A police officer said that a spark from a shop spread within a few seconds and gutted the entire row of shops. No human casualties were reported. The area has been cordoned off and the electricity supply has been disconnected as a precautionary measure. Devotees said that there were no fire extinguishers or fire safety systems inside the temple premises. (more...)
Russian athletes have doping bans overturned Russian athletes have doping bans overturned
- February 03, 2018

The member of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy, Olympic champion Tatyana Lebedeva , speaking with Vestnik Kavkaza, noted that justice has finally prevailed at least with respect to some Russian athletes. The IOC banned Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after its own commissions broadly confirmed McLaren's findings, that Russian sporting officials had overseen an elaborate years-long scheme to hide doping by the country's athletes. (more...)
Kashmiri students assault: Haryana Police registers FIR
- February 03, 2018

The two students suffered injuries on their face and bruises on arms and legs. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti reacted sharply on the incident and demanded strict action by Haryana government. "After offering prayers, when we went to the market, some people surrounded us. One of our officers is in touch with the boys as well", said a senior J&K police officer. (more...)
Boat capsizes off Libyan coast , 11 Pakistanis feared dead Boat capsizes off Libyan coast , 11 Pakistanis feared dead
- February 03, 2018

Reuters reported that survivors told aid workers that most of the migrants on board were Pakistanis, who make up a growing number of those attempting the hazardous voyage across the Mediterranean to Italy from North Africa, IOM spokeswoman Olivia Headon said. (more...)
Court cites jurisdiction to refuse motion to free jailed leaders Court cites jurisdiction to refuse motion to free jailed leaders
- February 03, 2018

But ex-President Mohammed Nasheed , who is among the prisoners ordered freed, says he will challenge Yameen, saying "I can contest and I will contest and hopefully we will win it again". And yesterday, the the Supreme Court said prosecutors and judges in his trial and others had been unduly influenced "to conduct politically motivated investigations". (more...)
Fargo woman gets life for killing pregnant Greywind, stealing baby Fargo woman gets life for killing pregnant Greywind, stealing baby
- February 03, 2018

She deserved to be a mother to her child", she said. "I'd like to thank Judge Racek for not showing any lenience towards Brooke", Matheny said in the rotunda of the Cass County Courthouse after the sentencing. A local police chief had earlier called it a "cruel and vicious act of depravity". Crews initially claimed that Greywind gave up her newborn daughter, but she later admitted taking advantage of the woman to get the child, according to court documents. (more...)
Quentin Tarantino's Charles Manson Film Will Make Roman Polanski a Major Character Quentin Tarantino's Charles Manson Film Will Make Roman Polanski a Major Character
- February 03, 2018

Manson and his followers gained national notoriety when his followers brutally murdered actress and model Sharon Tate in 1969 inside her home, along with four others: Steve Parent, Jay Sebring, Wojciech Frykowski and Abigail Folger. He became a major movie director with Rosemary's Baby , a psychological horror film starring Mia Farrow. Precisely what this film is about, however, still remains a mystery, as Tarantino has confusingly said that it's not actually about the Manson murders, ... (more...)
Scontro sui diritti durante la transizione Scontro sui diritti durante la transizione
- February 03, 2018

Invece secondo la May, riferisce il Guardian , potrebbero esserci meno tutele, come per esempio un limitato accesso alle prestazioni sociali , ma anche l'obbligo del permesso di lavoro e la registrazione all'arrivo. "Non accetteremo due tipi di diritti per i cittadini Ue", ha risposto il coordinatore europeo per la Brexit , Guy Verhofstadt . Se continuerà a restare l'attuale incertezza sulla Brexit , infatti, "non avremo investimenti nel futuro prossimo" nel settore auto, perché ... (more...)
White House Wants More Options for Attacking North Korea
- February 03, 2018

We have no road left. We'll see what happens. We've got you covered. This month's Winter Olympics in South Korea will set a record even before the first athlete comes out of a starting gate, organisers said yesterday - for the largest number of free condoms handed out at a Winter Games. (more...)
NY to redesign highway signs after feds docked state $14 million NY to redesign highway signs after feds docked state $14 million
- February 03, 2018

The Federal government has given NY until September to come into compliance before the highway funds are off of the table for good. "Existing materials will be reused but, as the signs will be redesigned for the new campaign, we will consult with the FHWA during this process", Karas and Driscoll wrote. (more...)
Arizona Engineer Says He Sold Ammunition to Las Vegas Mass Shooter Arizona Engineer Says He Sold Ammunition to Las Vegas Mass Shooter
- February 03, 2018

Investigators said they found a box of ammunition in Paddock's hotel room that had 55-year-old Douglas Haig's contact information on it. Haig told investigators he was unclear if he had met Paddock, but then searched through his records, and recalled that he had met him at the Phoenix gun show September 9. (more...)
Search for missing one-year-old Search for missing one-year-old
- February 03, 2018

The search for a missing 16-month old boy and his 36-year old father is over. On Friday, Sheriff Phil Povero confirmed there's a possibility they could be heading to Washington, D.C . The sheriff's office was in contact with associated communities, who were fully cooperative and supportive in the investigation, according to Povero. (more...)
Trump Releases Memo On FBI FISA Use
- February 03, 2018

They're likely to raise allegations that agents relied at least in part on Democratic-funded opposition research, conducted by a former British spy , as a basis for surveillance in the investigation's early stages. "The president's apparent willingness to release this memo risks undermining U.S. intelligence-gathering efforts, politicising Congress' oversight role, and eroding confidence in our institutions of government", Flake said, in a joint statement with Democratic Senator Chris Coons. (more...)
Train carrying Republican lawmakers hits truck in Virginia, one dead Train carrying Republican lawmakers hits truck in Virginia, one dead
- February 03, 2018

None of the lawmakers, their family members or staff on board the train were among those seriously injured, according to The Washington Post . Minnesota Rep. Other doctor-lawmakers who helped included Reps. Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are on the Crozet site today investigating the wreck, which occurred at an at-grade crossing. (more...)
Shopian Civilian Murders: Malik reaches Shopian, likely to lead protest March Shopian Civilian Murders: Malik reaches Shopian, likely to lead protest March
- February 03, 2018

The Joint Resistance Leadership on Thursday had called for Shopian March to protest the murder of three youth who were killed by the Army recently in Ganowpura area. The police took Malik into custody as he was leaving Jamia Masjid. Other second rung separatist leaders and separatist activists were either detained or placed under house arrest to prevent them from marching towards Shopian. (more...)
Revenue Growth Analysis of Range Resources Corporation (RRC)
- February 03, 2018

Range Resources Corporation (RRC ) belonging to the Energy sector has declined -2.25% and closed its last trading session at $13.93. It has underperformed by 31.85% the S&P500. Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on shares of Range Resources from $19.00 to $18.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 26th. (more...)
Omtatah says unable to serve court order suspending media shutdown Omtatah says unable to serve court order suspending media shutdown
- February 03, 2018

The government shut down the East African nation's three leading TV stations when they tried to broadcast Tuesday's "swearing-in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who declared himself "the people's president" in protest of President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win past year. (more...)
Train carrying US Republican lawmakers hits truck in Virginia, man killed Train carrying US Republican lawmakers hits truck in Virginia, man killed
- February 03, 2018

The Amtrak train was carrying the politicians to a retreat being held in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, where they are to discuss legislation and politics in the run-up to November's congressional elections. The retreat starts Wednesday and ends Friday. NBC News reports one person in garbage truck has died and another is critically injured. While it was not immediately clear who was at fault in the collision, Amtrak's safety record has come under scrutiny after a series of ... (more...)
Russian Olympians have doping bans overturned, Sochi results reinstated Russian Olympians have doping bans overturned, Sochi results reinstated
- February 03, 2018

The Russian director of the laboratory that handled samples for the Sochi Games, Grigory Rodchenkov, said he gave cocktails of banned steroids to athletes and swapped tainted samples for clean urine on orders from Russian state sports officials. (more...)
Alabama basketball: What we learned from Crimson Tide's loss to Missouri Alabama basketball: What we learned from Crimson Tide's loss to Missouri
- February 03, 2018

Sexton led Alabama with 23 points to go with four rebounds. The loss dropped the Crimson Tide to 14-8 overall, 5-4 in SEC play and sent UA into a hard February schedule with a tough task if it wants to rejoin the league leaders. With Missouri down to nine available players because junior point guard Terrence Phillips is indefinitely suspended and under Title IX investigation , both Tilmon and Porter said they've felt extra pressure to stay out of foul trouble with the bench being so short. (more...)
Olympians in South Korea Welcomed With Condoms
- February 03, 2018

Trump is expected to discuss his approach to North Korea during his State of the Union address to a televised joint-session of Congress on Tuesday night. A USA preliminary strike would risk the "hundreds of thousands of American lives" of people who lived in South Korea and Japan under "a rain of North Korean artillery and missiles", Cha wrote. (more...)
The Hype Behind Workday, Inc. (WDAY), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
- February 02, 2018

Zevin Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $84.33 billion market cap company. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold Costco Wholesale Corporation shares while 383 reduced holdings. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)
Trump approves Indiana Medicaid work requirements Trump approves Indiana Medicaid work requirements
- February 02, 2018

Federal officials' approval Friday came nearly exactly three years after the Obama administration allowed IN to test novel rules within its Medicaid program - among them, charging insurance premiums to even those IN deep poverty - but rejected the state's attempt to impose work requirements. (more...)
Quarterly EPS Forecast Review: Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
- February 02, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Vice President of Texas Instruments Inc made a sudden unloading of 45,362 shares with an average market price per share of $109.2 in the 's company, that are having a total value $4,954,580 US Dollars. (more...)
Dead goose falls from sky, knocks Maryland hunter unconscious Dead goose falls from sky, knocks Maryland hunter unconscious
- February 02, 2018

The group fired at the flock from a blind, striking one of the geese and sending it plummeting directly into Meilhammer. NRP said Meilhammer suffered a "severe" head injury, and it was chose to drive him by ambulance to Easton Airport, where he was taken by Maryland State Police to Shock Trauma for treatment. (more...)

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