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Celtics exploring deals for Marcus Smart Celtics exploring deals for Marcus Smart
- February 06, 2018

The NBA Trade Deadline is just a few days away, and the rumors are starting to swirl around the Boston Celtics . The fact that he's a sub-30 percent shooter from 3-point range in an league that is quickly moving becoming more and more perimeter-oriented isn't great. (more...)
Stocks with Active Considerations: The Kroger Co. (KR) Stocks with Active Considerations: The Kroger Co. (KR)
- February 06, 2018

Kroger's convenience store business generated $4 billion in revenue in 2016, including selling 1.2 billion gallons of fuel. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 7,404,636 shares of the company's stock worth $148,537,000 after acquiring an additional 145,491 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Floods and landslides leave two dead, thousands evacuated in Indonesia Floods and landslides leave two dead, thousands evacuated in Indonesia
- February 06, 2018

At least two people were killed and eight are missing after torrential rains hit Indonesia's Capital Jakarta , triggering floods and landslides, AP reported on Tuesday. In a separate incident, a 20m stretch of an underpass retaining wall near Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta airport collapsed yesterday, burying at least one auto with two female passengers, said the police. (more...)
New York Times asks court for sealed Carter Page documents New York Times asks court for sealed Carter Page documents
- February 06, 2018

Page said the entire basis for his surveillance was "the dodgy dossier" authored by former British spy, Christopher Steele , which alleges that Trump is compromised by Russian Federation. The president's son, Donald Trump Jr., on Monday denied Page was a vital part of his father's campaign, saying, "This is a low-level person who worked in a campaign", Politico reported . (more...)
Body of Pilot From Downed Russian Su-25 Brought to Russia - MoD Body of Pilot From Downed Russian Su-25 Brought to Russia - MoD
- February 06, 2018

The body of a Russian pilot killed in fighting with terrorists in Syria has been brought back to his home country, the defence ministry in Moscow said Tuesday. Armed with an automatic pistol, the badly wounded pilot opened fire on the terrorists closing in on him and then blew himself up with a hand grenade to avoid capture. (more...)
Ryan challenger fundraises off deleted tweet on $1.50 pay hike Ryan challenger fundraises off deleted tweet on $1.50 pay hike
- February 06, 2018

Nancy Pelosi , D-California, tweeted. Before Ryan deleted the tweet, Bryce took a screenshot. Bryce is running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Ryan in the midterm election this November. Hitt said that Ryan's tweet "hit such a huge core with people because of feelings they already had about the tax plan". Bryce raised almost $2.7 million in 2017, a huge sum for a challenger in an off-year before midterms, per his FEC files . (more...)
Raid Trailer: Ajay Devgn Is The Deadliest Taxman You've Seen Raid Trailer: Ajay Devgn Is The Deadliest Taxman You've Seen
- February 06, 2018

Raid is based on the 1981 Income tax raids , and from the look of it, the movie is going to be an indictment of the tax evasion and corruption that plagues the country. We thought what better day than this to release the poster of our film, Aiyaary. This is the second time when Ajay and Ileana are paired on the big screen after Baadshaho . (more...)
US and North Korea's political video games may mar 'Peace Olympics' US and North Korea's political video games may mar 'Peace Olympics'
- February 06, 2018

South Korea's government reportedly has banned 36 thousand foreigners from entering the country for the Winter Olympics because of security issues. A female team from the Caribbean island have qualified for South Korea. Kaesong refers to a closed inter-Korean industrial park north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that shut down in 2016 in protest over the North's nuclear expansion. (more...)
House committee votes to release Democrats' Russia memo House committee votes to release Democrats' Russia memo
- February 06, 2018

House Republicans previously blocked the release of a Democratic response to the memo that rebuts its allegations, although they are now expected to vote on its release Monday. The dramatics of these memos are likely to continue in this dirty theatrical manner as the Democrats seek to vote on releasing Schiff's memo to the public on February 5. (more...)
Democrat denounces President Trump's tweet as 'false smears' Democrat denounces President Trump's tweet as 'false smears'
- February 06, 2018

The California Democrat has slammed the release of a congressional memo that alleges FBI surveillance abuses in an investigation into the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties. Trump's attacks came as Democrats seek to release a memo to counter claims made in a newly declassified memo written at the direction of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif. (more...)
Trump Lashes Out At Schiff Over Russia Investigation Memo
- February 06, 2018

The White House released a statement on Friday saying the administration "stands ready to work with Congress to accommodate oversight requests consistent with applicable standards, including the need to protect intelligence sources and methods". (more...)
Olympic Committee rejects inclusion of Russian athletes Olympic Committee rejects inclusion of Russian athletes
- February 06, 2018

The IOC ruled yesterday that 13 Russian athletes and two ex-athletes now working as support staff will not be invited to the Pyeongchang Winter Games despite having their life bans for doping removed last week by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). (more...)
Trump, Schiff duel on Twitter as Democrats push to release dueling memo Trump, Schiff duel on Twitter as Democrats push to release dueling memo
- February 06, 2018

The Democratic memo was prepared by the House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat - that's Adam Schiff - and his committee's staff. CBS News' Jeff Pegues reported Friday that the GOP memo focuses in part on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants that authorized the surveillance of former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page . (more...)
Two children found fatally stabbed in Brockton Two children found fatally stabbed in Brockton
- February 06, 2018

Police say a MA woman stabbed her two young children to death and then asked a neighbor to call 911, in what prosecutors call a "heartbreaking crime". He said the two brothers were pronounced dead at the scene, sparking a homicide investigation. "A bad thing happened in this apartment", Cruz said. (more...)
Quake strikes off coast of Taiwan, hotel collapses Quake strikes off coast of Taiwan, hotel collapses
- February 06, 2018

The government sent residents of the Asian island an alert before it struck, witnesses said. No other details were immediately available. That quake followed a 5.3-magnitude natural disaster that struck Taiwan on Sunday night, causing 80 aftershocks as of Tuesday afternoon - 10 of which could be felt by residents, Seismological Center deputy director Lu Pei-ling said, according to Focus Taiwan . (more...)
J&K police set Pune woman free J&K police set Pune woman free
- February 06, 2018

The Maharashtra police too had said that there was no case registered against. Shaikh said she was questionned by the police as well as various agencies. "Thus, I was given clean chit", she said. Shaikh was detained after the Jammu and Kashmir police had been informed by Central security agencies that a Pune-based woman, who had been questioned on various occasions by the ATS, had moved to the Valley. (more...)
Will Washington come together after Trump's nod to Democrats in SOTU speech? Will Washington come together after Trump's nod to Democrats in SOTU speech?
- February 06, 2018

We proposed the launch of a "legalization program requiring unauthorized workers who have been in the country for five or more years to: pay a fine; provide evidence of current employment and a steady work history, payment of taxes, and good moral character; pass a background check; and study English and learn about USA history and government". (more...)
State of the nation address postponed State of the nation address postponed
- February 06, 2018

Zuma, in power since 2009, has been deserted by prominent allies since being replaced in December as ANC leader by Cyril Ramaphosa , South Africa's deputy president, who is now lobbying behind the scenes for him to step down as president too. (more...)
Captain with Tempe FD shot dead in Scottsdale Captain with Tempe FD shot dead in Scottsdale
- February 06, 2018

Brayer got out of the cart and approached the red Scion coupe when he was shot. The shooting was followed by an hours-long manhunt for the driver, who had fled the scene, striking several cars along the way, police said . Parks admitted shooting the Iraq war veteran after being thrown out of clubs in the city, it was reported. He was taken from us too soon by a senseless act of random violence. (more...)
Opposition boycotts Rajya Sabha, allege their voice is being muzzled Opposition boycotts Rajya Sabha, allege their voice is being muzzled
- February 06, 2018

Generally, members leave the House soon after adjournment. He alleged that various issues happening in the period between proceedings of two days are meant to be raised during Zero Hour, but the moment MPs get up to raise these issues the House is adjourned till 2 PM. (more...)
Korea's army parade seeks to steal South's Olympic thunder Korea's army parade seeks to steal South's Olympic thunder
- February 06, 2018

Asked during a visit to Peru whether Pence might accept an invitation to meet the North Korea delegation, Tillerson - who is pushing for a diplomatic solution to the crisis - said, would not rule it out. "No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea", said Trump. The trip, White House officials said, has two main goals. (more...)
Steve Bannon will not testify before House committee Steve Bannon will not testify before House committee
- February 06, 2018

According to the reports, Bannon is willing to answer questions from special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE 's team, which is conducting the criminal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. (more...)
PH to keep ties with China amid continued militarization: Roque PH to keep ties with China amid continued militarization: Roque
- February 06, 2018

The U.S. military says it carries out "freedom of navigation" operations throughout the world, including in areas claimed by allies, and that they are separate from political considerations. Global Times said the relationship between China and other Southeast Asian countries like the Philippines had "becalmed in recent years", creating a "golden opportunity" to enlarge and upgrade the islands. (more...)
Activists block light rail carrying spectators to Super Bowl Activists block light rail carrying spectators to Super Bowl
- February 06, 2018

So who is your pick [VIDEO ] to walk away as the 2018 Super Bowl champion? Despite the hype and hoopla-and no matter how many positive reviews this game receives-there's a very good chance this is the last Super Bowl the Twin Cities will see in a long time . (more...)
Price Target in Focus For Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB)
- February 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 0.56% the S&P500. Christopher Lord decreased its stake in Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) by 46.41% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 19,200 were accumulated by Amer Century. Connable Office Inc has invested 0.1% in Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA). Jacobson Paul A had sold 49,362 shares worth $2.97M. (more...)
Conservationist Known For Exposing Ivory & Rhino Trade Stabbed To Death Conservationist Known For Exposing Ivory & Rhino Trade Stabbed To Death
- February 06, 2018

A family member went to Esmond Bradley Martin's house on Sunday to check on him after he did not respond to phone calls and found the body on a bed with a stab wound to the neck, said Nicolas Kamwende, head of criminal investigations in the capital, Nairobi. (more...)
Fund to encourage more women to enter politics 'a tribute to suffragettes' Fund to encourage more women to enter politics 'a tribute to suffragettes'
- February 06, 2018

She was the leader of the Suffragette movement. The strength of opposition to women's suffrage weakened thanks in great part to the contribution of women in the First World War. One of Emmeline Pankhurst's three daughters, she worked full time for the WSPU, which was founded by her sister Christabel and her mother. In the crackdown ordered by Winston Churchill, then the home secretary, police officers punched marchers and "pulled on women's breasts", according to local media reports. (more...)
Senators Claim Trump Lacks 'Legal Authority' for Strike on North Korea Senators Claim Trump Lacks 'Legal Authority' for Strike on North Korea
- February 06, 2018

The US ambassador added that China and Russian Federation were expanding their nuclear arsenals, a claim that prompted anger from their delegations. "Like many, we are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of a preemptive military strike on North Korea and the risks of miscalculation and retaliation", the senators wrote. (more...)
Palestinians say Israeli army kills 19-year-old rock thrower Palestinians say Israeli army kills 19-year-old rock thrower
- February 06, 2018

A Palestinian teenager was martyred during violent clashes with the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday evening in Jenin, north of the West Bank. Israeli forces set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance to the city of Salfit, the western entrance to Kafr Deek town, and the northern entrance to Deir Istya and prevented residents from entering or leaving these locations. (more...)
Azerbaijan brings forward date of presidential election to April 11 - decree Azerbaijan brings forward date of presidential election to April 11 - decree
- February 06, 2018

In accordance with amendments to the Electoral Code introduced in December, early presidential polls must be announced at least 60 days in advance. These fears were fanned by Aliyev's decision to appoint his wife Mehriban Aliyeva as his first vice president a year ago. (more...)

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