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India budget offers free cooking gas, health plan for poor India budget offers free cooking gas, health plan for poor
- February 04, 2018

Jaitley delivered his near-two hour budget speech, in Hindi and English, amid the thumping of desks by members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. He also said more than 10 million houses will be built by 2019 in rural areas. It also has a divestment target of 800 billion rupees for the next fiscal year, including the privatization of the national carrier Air India. (more...)
4400-year-old tomb of Egyptian priestess found 4400-year-old tomb of Egyptian priestess found
- February 04, 2018

Minister Anani said he was hopeful of further discoveries at the site, which is located about 20km (12 miles) south of Cairo. An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered an Old Kingdom tomb of a lady called "Hetpet" who was a top official in the royal palace during the end of the Fifth Dynasty, according to Egyptian authorities Saturday. (more...)
Global Geopolitical Series: Saudi Arabia denounces Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN Global Geopolitical Series: Saudi Arabia denounces Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN
- February 04, 2018

Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Gaza head Matthias Schmale told Bavarian radio broadcaster Bayerische Rundfunk, as reported by dpa. UNRWA was established by the U.N. General Assembly in 1949 after hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes in the 1948 war that followed Israel's creation. (more...)
Rees-Mogg is mobbed as university event turns nasty Rees-Mogg is mobbed as university event turns nasty
- February 04, 2018

Well done @Jacob_Rees_Mogg for not being cowed into silence". "It's extremely intimidating for any MP who travels alone to an event to be treated like this", she added in a tweet. The incident is not the first time Rees-Mogg has been confronted by far-left activists and stood his ground. The force said in a statement: "We were called to the University of the West of England's Frenchay campus at about 6.30pm today following a report of a public order incident". (more...)
Missouri smothered Kentucky's offense for their first win ever vs. the Wildcats Missouri smothered Kentucky's offense for their first win ever vs. the Wildcats
- February 04, 2018

Freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 15 points and had six assists, but shot just 5-for-16 overall and was the only player on Kentucky's roster in double figures. Missouri's effective field goal percentage was their biggest advantage over Alabama. The Tigers, despite committing 20 turnovers and going cold beyond the arc, shot a solid 46.3 percent from the field. (more...)
Key Republicans Support Mueller Handling of Trump Probe Key Republicans Support Mueller Handling of Trump Probe
- February 04, 2018

Collins said only Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is empowered to fire Mueller and if Trump fired Rosenstein that would be "a bad mistake" citing President Richard Nixon and his efforts to stop the Watergate investigation. When Raddatz reminded the senator that Trump had said he had never considered firing Mueller, Graham said the special counsel should look into that as well. (more...)
Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea Trump speaks to Japan's PM, S Korea's President about North Korea
- February 04, 2018

He accused the United States of misleading public opinion by claiming that its pressure campaign, including "their harshest sanctions", had brought about the inter-Korean talks, when the "dramatic turning point" was thanks to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (more...)
Warning about child porn video circulating Facebook Warning about child porn video circulating Facebook
- February 03, 2018

Law enforcement agencies from Alabama to France have gotten complaints as the video continues to spread, AL.com reported . Police have opened an investigation into the matter, and Facebook has been notified. "We understand that sharing information sometimes brings a criminal to justice, but sharing amongst Facebook friends is not the way to do it", the department said . (more...)
Immigration Not on Agenda at GOP Party Retreat Immigration Not on Agenda at GOP Party Retreat
- February 03, 2018

It turns out the bipartisan message President Donald Trump struck in his State of the Union address had a shelf life of exactly 32 hours. "We'll either have something that's fair and equitable and good and secure, or we're going to have nothing at all", he told his fellow Republicans. (more...)
The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day
- February 03, 2018

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by BAILEY WILLIAM S on 01/11/2018, and was a disposition of 220 shares with a final price of $141.99. The stock decreased 2.29% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $7.25. Shares for $1.28 million were sold by Balousek Jon M on Wednesday, August 23. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh top cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple Uttar Pradesh top cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple
- February 03, 2018

Shukla, who took part in the event, undertook a pledge stating that he as a "Ram Bhakt " (devotee of Lord Ram) would do everything at his disposal to construct the Ram Mandir . Senior UP police officer Surya Kumar Shukla (left) claims his pledge at the event has been misunderstood. "The video that has gone viral is an edited version and portions have been deleted deliberately to create mischief", he said, adding, "The matter related more to creating a peaceful environment for the ... (more...)
'Such minor incidents happen often': Uttar Pradesh minister on Kasganj violence 'Such minor incidents happen often': Uttar Pradesh minister on Kasganj violence
- February 03, 2018

One person, recognized as Chandan Gupta, was taken life and two others were injured after clashes broke out between two groups in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh following an unauthorized bike rally, organized to mark the Republic Day . The killing of Chandan Gupta had led to a spiral of violence in the town in which at least three shops, two buses and a vehicle were torched. The outfits were demanding that Chandan Gupta be declared a martyr and the culprits arrested. (more...)
Angry mob torches buses after bus runs over two Angry mob torches buses after bus runs over two
- February 03, 2018

Ths situation came to such a pass at Chingri Ghata near Beliaghata that riot police had to be mobilised to ward off the agitating mob. According to locals, the deceased were travelling on a bicycle when a speeding bus jumped the signal and hit them. (more...)
Modi's 25 mantras for success in exams Modi's 25 mantras for success in exams
- February 03, 2018

Stating that the book is an attempt to "add to the debate and discourse around the importance of stress-free examinations". In the book, the PM has penned down nearly 25 mantras for students as well as their parents and teachers on how to tackle exams without stress and anxiety. (more...)
Swat: 11 Pakistan Army soldiers including officer embrace martyrdom, 13 injured Swat: 11 Pakistan Army soldiers including officer embrace martyrdom, 13 injured
- February 03, 2018

A large contingent of security personnel secured the area in Sharifabad after the explosion took place there and started an initial investigation into the blast. He prayed for martyrs and the early recovery of injured. Expressing deep grief and condolences with the bereaved families in a statement, the prime minister stated that the coward terrorist enemy is no match for our valiant sons of the soil. (more...)
Russian plane is brought down by rebels in Syria Russian plane is brought down by rebels in Syria
- February 03, 2018

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported more than 35 airstrikes on Saraqeb since late yesterday, adding that many of its residents are fleeing. It is also host to several Islamist groups affiliated with al-Qaeda. The Russian statement said the area was controlled by Jabhat al-Nusra militants. (more...)
Trump Presses McConnell On White House Immigration Plan Trump Presses McConnell On White House Immigration Plan
- February 03, 2018

The White House's immigration framework , released last Thursday, proposes significant changes to two legal immigration programs in addition to addressing the DACA program and Trump's proposed border wall. Many Democrats have slammed Trump's framework. "Not so smart today, when we have technology that is much more effective and more cost-effective in terms of protecting the border", U.S. (more...)
Finally! Karni Sena withdraws protest, says 'Padmaavat' glorifies Rajput courage Finally! Karni Sena withdraws protest, says 'Padmaavat' glorifies Rajput courage
- February 03, 2018

The Rajput leader, whose group has been at the forefront of massive protests against " Padmaavat ", said there has been a "duplicacy" in matters pertaining to Karni Sena's functioning. "The letter is being circulated on social media and misleading the public". The letter, signed by Mumbai leader Yogendra Singh, stated that the group's members watched the film and chose to withdraw the protest unconditionally. (more...)
United States has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says
- February 03, 2018

The US officials claimed that Syrian armed forces have "evolved" their chemical weapons and occasionally used them in smaller amounts since 2017. Rescue workers and medical groups working in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, have accused government forces of using chlorine gas three times over the last month, including early on Thursday. (more...)
Contravisory Investment Management Inc. Has $256000 Position in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Contravisory Investment Management Inc. Has $256000 Position in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)
- February 03, 2018

Wynn , who possesses more than 45 years of development experience of casino resorts. About 5.37 million shares traded or 81.65% up from the average. After the giving short look at one day return of Wynn Resorts , Limited it is observed that WYNN reported positive return of 2.96% in last trading session. (more...)
Injured Du Plessis ruled out of India series
- February 03, 2018

While Hashim Amla didn't get to face the spinners in the first ODI, du Plessis looked the only one out of the top six comfortable enough against them. Cullinan, however, was optimistic that the Proteas would pip the visitors 3-2 factoring in a game being washed out, in spite of agreeing to India's chances of a series triumph. (more...)
UN Raises Concern Over Suspended TV Stations In Kenya UN Raises Concern Over Suspended TV Stations In Kenya
- February 03, 2018

As journalists and rights groups raised an outcry over the government shutdown of TV stations, the United States urged Kenya's authorities to respect the court order and allow broadcasts to resume. In a statement issued by State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert, the Donald Trump's administration noted that President Kenyatta was validly elected in the repeat presidential election held on October 26th, 2017. (more...)
Deepika Padukone: My parents are immensely proud of my performance in 'Padmaavat' Deepika Padukone: My parents are immensely proud of my performance in 'Padmaavat'
- February 03, 2018

Deepika , your reply is savage as f***! " Padmaavat " has been facing endless hurdles in the form of protest and death threats by the fringe outfit Karni Sena since the shooting began in Rajasthan state a year ago. My Father and Sister were walking ahead. When I was shooting he was not there and vice versa. "I was not aware what work he has done in the film", she said. (more...)
Drivers say train crossing had problems day before crash Drivers say train crossing had problems day before crash
- February 03, 2018

The Amtrak train was a charter carrying dozens of Republican lawmakers and their spouses, children and staff to an annual GOP retreat, held this year at The Greenbrier, a resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. He confirmed that one person died and wrote that one person had minor injuries and another had serious injuries. Comer said lawmakers performed CPR on one person. (more...)
Modi to inaugurate Global Investors' Summit 'Advantage Assam' Modi to inaugurate Global Investors' Summit 'Advantage Assam'
- February 03, 2018

The prosperity of people living in Northeast is key to India's growth story gathering speed, he said. Several Union Ministers including Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Zubin Irani, Dharmendra Pradhan, Jitendra Singh, Kiren Rijiju are expected to take part in the proceedings as well. (more...)
Humane Society head steps down after harassment allegations Humane Society head steps down after harassment allegations
- February 03, 2018

Seven of the 31 board members resigned immediately following that decision. "The Humane Society has no humanity". Wayne Pacelle, who has served as president and CEO since 2004, turned in his resignation Friday, the Humane Society said in a on its web site. (more...)
Cheniere Energy Partners (CQP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
- February 03, 2018

Shares of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings Llc (CQH) are moving on volatility today -1.16% or -0.34 from the open. It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 26 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 4 by Craig Hallum. (more...)
North Korea made $200m flouting sanctions, United Nations advised North Korea made $200m flouting sanctions, United Nations advised
- February 03, 2018

Citing intelligence from member countries, the report said that Syria had been sent special acid-resistant tiles in two North Korean shipments which could be used to build the interior walls of a chemical factory. It said Chinese food, fruit and household products were still being sold in North Korea. The council has imposed increasingly tougher sanctions against North Korea in response to its nuclear and ballistic missile tests. (more...)
A quiet Saturday, snow on the way Sunday A quiet Saturday, snow on the way Sunday
- February 03, 2018

Saturday night into Sunday is when accumulating snow is expected in our area. Saturday scattered snow showers are expected during the day. Snow may mix with rain at times on Sunday as temperatures warm into the middle 30s. A Winter Weather Advisory (purple-shaded area on the highlighted map) for 3 to 5-inches of snow is in effect later this evening overnight into Sunday for close-in counties around the Lake Michigan shoreline. (more...)
President Trump speaks at GOP Retreat in West Virginia President Trump speaks at GOP Retreat in West Virginia
- February 03, 2018

In the House, they shaped the Goodlatte bill , which only gives Dreamers a three-year renewable legal status (not a path to citizenship), and goes beyond border control measures to pursue sharp cutbacks in legal immigration, along with an end to "chain migration" and the current diversity visa lottery-items borrowed from the better-known restrictionist Cotton-Perdue bill in the Senate. (more...)

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