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Outbreak of norovirus causes quarantine of 1200 Olympic security guards Outbreak of norovirus causes quarantine of 1200 Olympic security guards
- February 07, 2018

Tucker West of The United States in action during Luge training ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Sliding Centre on February 6, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke separately on the telephone with the Japanese and South Korean leaders Friday, mainly discussing the situation with North Korea. (more...)
Russian athletes appeal Olympic ban in late push to compete Russian athletes appeal Olympic ban in late push to compete
- February 07, 2018

The IOC notes that the Court's decision did not remove suspicions of doping and did not confirm that these athletes can be considered clean. The IOC plans to appeal after CAS, sport's highest court, ruled last Thursday there was " insufficient evidence" to uphold the suspensions issued by the IOC following an investigation into state-sponsored doping in Sochi. (more...)
Key South Africa party meeting on Zuma postponed Key South Africa party meeting on Zuma postponed
- February 07, 2018

Zuma's 10-year tenure has been marked by long-standing, mounting corruption scandals - he faces the prospect of prosecution for 783 counts of corruption, after the nation's prosecuting authority now deliberates whether to reinstate the dismissed charges. (more...)
(NASDAQ:CELG) Shares Bought by Epoch Investment Partners Inc
- February 07, 2018

Smith & Howard Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Celgene Corp (CELG) by 11.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.20 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). (more...)
Fiscal deficit slippage of 0.3% is statistical in character, says Arun Jaitley Fiscal deficit slippage of 0.3% is statistical in character, says Arun Jaitley
- February 07, 2018

Addressing the National Executive Committee Meeting of FICCI, the Finance Minister said the fiscal deficit target was being missed due to a shortfall in non-tax revenue (dividends from PSUs and the RBI and spectrum revenue) and receipts from GST for only 11 months (counting the April-June period, prior to implementation of GST). (more...)
Several Philadelphia Eagles won't visit White House after winning Super Bowl 52 Several Philadelphia Eagles won't visit White House after winning Super Bowl 52
- February 07, 2018

It's just that instead of granting a jousting champion audience in the castle with the King, it's more that whoever wins a World Championship gets to go to the White House to meet the President. According to ESPN's Thomas Neumann, the tradition of winning teams making a trip to the White House started in 1865, when President Andrew Johnson invited the Brooklyn Atlantics and Washington Nationals amateur baseball clubs. (more...)
Malaysia-Singapore exchanges trading link on the cards, says Najib Malaysia-Singapore exchanges trading link on the cards, says Najib
- February 07, 2018

The new trade link between Bursa Malaysia and the Singapore Exchange would allow investors to trade and settle shares listed on each other's stock market in a more convenient and cost-efficient manner, benefiting retail investors, regulators of both countries said in a joint statement. (more...)
House intelligence committee unanimously votes to release Democrat memo
- February 07, 2018

Democrats want to release their own 10-page memo to dispute the GOP document. The Republican memo accused senior Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials of not revealing that portions of a dossier used in seeking a court warrant to eavesdrop on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page were partly paid for by Democrats. (more...)
Met Éireann issues new weather warning as bitter cold continues to bite Met Éireann issues new weather warning as bitter cold continues to bite
- February 07, 2018

Any snow that falls is likely to be on higher ground, such as the outlying suburbs, and not in the city. A day after the Met announced that this could be one of the coldest weeks of the winter so far, British Airways has cancelled dozens of flights amid warnings that nearly every part of the United Kingdom will be hit by snow over the next two days. (more...)
US House committee votes to release Russian Federation memo from Democrats
- February 07, 2018

Levin, whose program "Life, Liberty and Levin" premieres later this month on Fox News Channel, said Democrats and the media have been fighting to keep the FISA memo away from the public because it effectively shows that " Hillary Clinton paid for a warrant". (more...)
Suggests Nunes Memo Showed FBI Trying to 'Subvert Democracy' Suggests Nunes Memo Showed FBI Trying to 'Subvert Democracy'
- February 07, 2018

Billiter, 64, said he was shocked to hear reports that investigators said critical things of Trump, and he would not believe anything that comes out of the Russian Federation investigation unless it comes with a trove of evidence. "Generally speaking, we're open to considering any document the House Intel Committee submits to us for declassification along the lines that the Nunes memo was considered", said a White House spokesman, Raj Shah. (more...)
Pence: US will boost missile defense against North Pence: US will boost missile defense against North
- February 07, 2018

Pence arrived Tuesday in Japan, where he will meet with Prime Minster Shinzo Abe and USA service members. Pence and Aso have been heading each delegation in high-level economic dialogue between the United States and Japan. Seoul last week received an exemption from USA sanctions in order to send a South Korean airplane to the North for an inter-Korean joint ski training session. (more...)
Russia Threatens No One By Deploying Iskander Systems in Kaliningrad Russia Threatens No One By Deploying Iskander Systems in Kaliningrad
- February 06, 2018

Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said Russian Federation used to bring the missile complex to the region wedged between Lithuania and Poland for military drills only, however, "this time the situation is different - it is permanent stationing with all the necessary infrastructure in place". (more...)
Rep. Adam Schiff says Nunes memo doesn't "vindicate" Trump
- February 06, 2018

Devin Nunes , R-Calif. Key Democrats are seeking to put out the document, including the Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, who urged Mr Trump to back the public release and said that refusing to do so would show the president's intent to undermine the investigation into Russian election interference. (more...)
Pakistan demands access to Indian handlers of RAW spy Kulbushan Jadhav Pakistan demands access to Indian handlers of RAW spy Kulbushan Jadhav
- February 06, 2018

But New Delhi has remained "stubbornly uncooperative", he added. He said Mr. Jadhav has multiple cases against him in which he had been indicted on terror and sabotage related charges and those cases are progressing. Both Pakistan's memorial to the ICJ and an official letter sent by the country's Foreign Office to the external affairs ministry a year ago have sought details from Jadhav's personnel file, such as his date of joining the service and his date of retirement, as proof that he is no ... (more...)
GOP rep: Dems' State of the Union response not 'treasonous,' but 'embarrassing' GOP rep: Dems' State of the Union response not 'treasonous,' but 'embarrassing'
- February 06, 2018

This is the kind of incongruousness that would make the whole affair amusing out of context; I really wanted to laugh when Trump misread "CJ" as "DJ" and tried to pass it off like that was the guy's name or when he delivered his applause lines so poorly that the audience had to wait a beat or two to make sure they were supposed to applaud. (more...)
This is how Hrithik Roshan will look like in SUPER 30 This is how Hrithik Roshan will look like in SUPER 30
- February 06, 2018

Vikas Bhal, who made the critically acclaimed movie, Queen has been roped for making the movie, and going as per his record, he is surely going to make the journey of Anand Kumar a memorable role for Roshan. After acing the wounded blind man in Sanjay Gupta's " Kaabil ", the actor will be seen bringing the life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar to screens. (more...)
Government Could Shut Down If Congress Doesn't Act This Week Government Could Shut Down If Congress Doesn't Act This Week
- February 06, 2018

Democrats have leverage on the immigration issue because their votes are needed to pass spending measures in the Senate . On the other hand, the Senate might respond with a long-awaited spending pact to give whopping increases both to the Pentagon and domestic programs. (more...)
Trump takes aim at Schiff ahead of push to release Democrats' memo
- February 06, 2018

Trump has said the memo "totally vindicates" him in the Russian Federation probe. But Schiff says the memo actually confirms the investigation began several months earlier. But two people familiar with the panel's schedule say that meeting has now been put off. They declined to be named because the schedule is private. (more...)
Rauner primary rival Ives won't be silenced despite 'hysteria' over TV ad Rauner primary rival Ives won't be silenced despite 'hysteria' over TV ad
- February 06, 2018

The ad is a take on a Rauner campaign ad in which GOP governors from neighboring states thanked Illinois' Democratic House speaker for policies they say pushed people and jobs to their states. State GOP Chairman Tim Schneider said "she needs to pull down the ad", and apologize to those who "were negatively portrayed in a cowardly attempt to stoke political division". (more...)
Workers should be able to keep their tips, says Virginia AG Workers should be able to keep their tips, says Virginia AG
- February 06, 2018

The rule change would allow owners to collect tips and redistribute them as they see fit, including sharing them with kitchen staff. "Instead of giving workers a badly needed boost to their paycheck, the Trump administration is actively making it legal to steal tips from working people", said Heidi Shierholz, director of policy at the left-leaning think tank Economic Policy Institute , in a news release in January. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory Issued from 4 pm to Midnight Monday Winter Weather Advisory Issued from 4 pm to Midnight Monday
- February 06, 2018

Thursday night is expected to be cloudy with temperatures below freezing. Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and cold temperatures continue, with a low of 26 degrees. WEDNESDAY: Some Clearing. Breezy & Colder with a High of 30-36 (NW to SE.33-35 in Evansville Metro). Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Friday: A chance of snow, mainly before noon. (more...)
Drishyam actress Shriya Saran all set to marry Russian boyfriend in March? Drishyam actress Shriya Saran all set to marry Russian boyfriend in March?
- February 06, 2018

Actress Shriya Sharan is going to get married soon with her Russian Boyfriend, as per the reports from the sources. As per Mumbai Mirror reports, the shaadi might just happen in the month of March. There are very less details divulged about the grand wedding but we can already imagine the beauty as a bride. Shriya is now awaiting the release of Gayathri where she shares the screen with Mohan Babu and Vishnu Manchu. (more...)
EU Lays Out Path For Balkans Countries' Accession EU Lays Out Path For Balkans Countries' Accession
- February 06, 2018

Although there will be no further enlargements under this mandate, today the European Commission is charting the European path ahead for the Western Balkans . According to Juncker, disputes over the borders between Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia should be resolved as well. The strategy suggests Kosovo could progress by implementing its Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the EU and then "advance on its European path once objective circumstances allow". (more...)
Trump's speech leaves two sides additional aside than ever on immigration Trump's speech leaves two sides additional aside than ever on immigration
- February 06, 2018

Republicans countered that rejected that deal and said new voices beyond Mr. White House officials dismissed the criticism, pointing to instant polls that showed that large numbers of people agreed with the president's immigration comments and noting the speech drew positive reaction from Republicans, conservatives and law enforcement officials. (more...)
Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) Stocks with Considerable Review- Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG)
- February 06, 2018

The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3 Billion and $2.47 Billion, respectively. It has outperformed by 91.16% the S&P500. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Lam Research in the 4th quarter valued at $215,000. (more...)
Kelly: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
- February 06, 2018

Kelly also said he's not sure the president has the authority to extend protections for the almost 700,000 undocumented immigrants protected by DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, since it's not based on law. Echoing previous statement by top administration officials, Kelly told to reporters Tuesday that DACA permit holders would not be a priority for deportation. (more...)
House Intel votes to release Democratic rebuttal memo House Intel votes to release Democratic rebuttal memo
- February 06, 2018

Democrats stoutly resisted the memo´s release, saying it was misleading, and possibly meant to lay the groundwork for President Donald Trump to fire senior officials and subvert the Russian Federation meddling investigation led by Robert Mueller . (more...)
Bound Acela train separates at 120 miles per hour Bound Acela train separates at 120 miles per hour
- February 06, 2018

The Acela Express is Amtrak's premier high-speed train that travels at speeds up to 150 miles per hour, and offers "hourly service" between Washington D.C. Passengers were transferred to another train at Wilmington Station. Passenger Andrew Exum shared a photo on social media showing that the incident caused the train to lose all power. (more...)
Another bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down Another bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down
- February 06, 2018

A bipartisan immigration proposal surfaced Monday in the Senate, only to be quickly knocked down by President Donald Trump via Twitter. The shutdown battle - settled mostly on Trump's terms - complicated the already hard search for an immigration pact: GOP hard-liners appeared emboldened, while Democrats absorbed withering criticism from progressives. (more...)

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