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VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics
- February 07, 2018

Who is Kim Yong-nam? The displays take place before an audience of tens of thousands of citizens, with leader Kim Jong-Un and the rest of the North Korean leadership looking on from a viewing platform. South Korea's meteorological agency said Tuesday the natural disaster originated from an area about 30 miles north-northwest of Kilju, North Hamgyong Province, and is likely to have been triggered by North Korea's sixth nuclear test conducted September 3, 2017, News 1 reported. (more...)
Super Bowl LII brings 47.4 rating for NBC Super Bowl LII brings 47.4 rating for NBC
- February 07, 2018

NBC scrambled to find out what happened-and a spokesperson later blamed equipment failure for the problem, which lasted almost 30 seconds. Watch the epic version of the Ram Trucks Super Bowl 2018 Ad "Thank God I'm A Country Boy Commercial" below. (more...)
Boeing to start 737 MAX 7 flight tests — SINGAPORE Boeing to start 737 MAX 7 flight tests — SINGAPORE
- February 07, 2018

Slightly larger than its 737NG predecessor the -700, the 737-7 can carry 172 passengers and has a maximum range of 3,850nm (7,120km). It's also created to perform better at high altitude airports and in hot climates. It won't be delivered to airlines until next year when the first plane is delivered to Southwest Airlines. The Max 10 was launched at last year's Paris Air Show and is scheduled to enter service in 2020. (more...)
BC has announced how legal cannabis will be sold BC has announced how legal cannabis will be sold
- February 07, 2018

Mike Farnworth , the province's public safety minister, said recreational cannabis would not be allowed to be sold in the same stores as liquor or tobacco in Canada's third-most populous province. Public and private non-medical cannabis retail stores will be allowed to sell dried cannabis, cannabis oils that comply with federal requirements and seeds. (more...)
NY state lawmakers look to make laundry pods less appetizing NY state lawmakers look to make laundry pods less appetizing
- February 07, 2018

Legislators say that this is due to their color and packaging. Bright colored detergent pods look like sweets. "They might as well say bite me on them because that is what they offer", Senator Brad Holyman (D-Manhattan) said. Assemblyman Karl Brabenec (R-Orange County) says he will not be buying brown laundry detergent and thinks the state should be focusing on other priorities. (more...)
White House official: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
- February 07, 2018

One GOP lawmaker at the meeting, Rep. Barbara Comstock , let the president know that a shutdown over issues such as a crackdown on violent gangs and immigration policies wouldn't be a victor for the party or the country. "The difference between (690,000) and 1.8 million were the people that some would say were too afraid to sign up, others would say were too lazy to get off their asses , but they didn't sign up". (more...)
Davidson County deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County Davidson County deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County
- February 07, 2018

Athey is now in custody at the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff David Grice said he fired Deputy Jeff Athey immediately after being alerted that he was detained in a robbery at a bank branch in the town of Rockwell. Sheriff Grice says he's thankful his former deputy didn't injure anyone or resist arrest, but he's stunned by what happened. Grice said Athey has been terminated. (more...)
FEMA promised Puerto Rico 30 million meals; it got 50000 FEMA promised Puerto Rico 30 million meals; it got 50000
- February 07, 2018

The New York Times reports that Tribune Contracting LLC only provided 50,000 meals at a benchmark point by which it was supposed to have supplied 18.5 million. Looking into her past government contracts, you would find five were cancelled for never delivering on the terms. Broker-style contracts are sometimes awarded when the government wants to speed up the procurement process. (more...)
Juno nominations shine a light on Nunavut performers Juno nominations shine a light on Nunavut performers
- February 07, 2018

Non-Canadian acts, including Ed Sheeran , Taylor Swift , Bruno Mars , Kendrick Lamar and Post Malone , were nominated in the International Album of the Year category. A previous Juno victor, Cambridge Bay-raised throat singer Tanya Tagaq, received a new nomination February 6 for her latest album, Retribution , in the category of best alternative album. (more...)
United Kingdom 'people smugglers' busted in dawn raids after year-long probe United Kingdom 'people smugglers' busted in dawn raids after year-long probe
- February 07, 2018

Around 350 officers raided addresses and vehicle washes in Northumbria, Cleveland, Sussex and London this morning following a year-long investigation with links to the French, Belgian and Dutch authorities. Deputy director Tom Dowdall said: "We believe we have identified and disrupted a significant network which is suspected of smuggling hundreds of migrants into the United Kingdom and planned to carry on going". (more...)
U.S. asks Pakistan to expel terrorists operating from its soil U.S. asks Pakistan to expel terrorists operating from its soil
- February 07, 2018

He said the U.S. has been in discussions with Pakistan but there has been not a "sufficient amount of action" from it against terrorists. Randall Schriver, the Defense Department's top Asia official, said the $45 billion total for the year includes $5 billion for Afghan forces and $13 billion for USA forces inside Afghanistan. (more...)
DJ Khaled's Fiancee's Brother Murdered In Alleged Drug Deal Gone Wrong DJ Khaled's Fiancee's Brother Murdered In Alleged Drug Deal Gone Wrong
- February 07, 2018

Tuck and his sister were close, according to his old friend Brandon Davis . "He was in the wrong place at the wrong time. There was no reason for him to be there", Brandon said. Neither Khaled nor his fiancée have commented on the death. The apartment where the deal went sour was just a quarter mile from his home. DJ Khaled carried his beloved son in his arms as he made his way down the carpet at the Grammys, happily pausing for interviews and pictures with Asahd by his side. (more...)
Missing Texas Teen Dies Months After Being Reunited With Family Missing Texas Teen Dies Months After Being Reunited With Family
- February 07, 2018

Heaven Ray Cox vanished from her Texas home in November after reportedly meeting a much older man from California. Some bright lights are not meant for this dark and cruel world.... According to the New York Daily News, the Orange County Sheriff's Office had not confirmed whether an alleged predator was involved in Heaven's disappearance. (more...)
Judge Issues Ruling In Favor Of Bakersfield Bakery In LGBT Discrimination Suit Judge Issues Ruling In Favor Of Bakersfield Bakery In LGBT Discrimination Suit
- February 07, 2018

Christian baker Cathy Miller fended off a lawsuit by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, which filed suit against her after she turned a female couple away from her business. Lampe argued if Miller refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple, that would be discriminatory. There is nothing sacred or expressive about tire. (more...)
U.S. group criticizes pope over victim letter U.S. group criticizes pope over victim letter
- February 07, 2018

Local Catholic groups in Barros's diocese have since demanded that Francis remove the bishop for his ties to Karadima, who in 2011 was convicted by the Vatican of abusing children in the 1980s and 1990s. Black-clad demonstrators storm the church with signs that read, "No to Karadima's accomplice". She told The Irish Times the photograph was taken by another Commission member to assure the victims in Chile that the letter had been handed over to Cardinal O'Malley, president of the ... (more...)
CPM Kerala chief's son faces travel ban in Dubai over cheating case CPM Kerala chief's son faces travel ban in Dubai over cheating case
- February 07, 2018

The order further stated that the ban would be lifted after Binoy pays AED1 million to Hasan or provides a bank guarantee. "We are sorry to inform you that an order of travel ban has been issued against you in case no.102/2018/69 order on petition- commercial due to the enforceable sum of 1000000 dirhams", the order issued against Binoy said. (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Departs after rolling ankle Giannis Antetokounmpo: Departs after rolling ankle
- February 07, 2018

Antetokounmpo twisted his right ankle with about 7 ½ minutes remaining, not long after the Nets had cut what had been a 28-point deficit to seven. The good news for Bucks fans, though, is Antetokounmpo doesn't think his injury is serious. "I knew that if the game was close I would definitely be back in", the All-Star forward said. We've got the great medical staff that are going to take care of him and ( Matthew Dellavedova ). (more...)
Israel issues 'red card' to over 20000 African asylum seekers Israel issues 'red card' to over 20000 African asylum seekers
- February 07, 2018

Human rights activists in Israel and major U.S. Jewish organizations have urged the government not to go ahead with the plan to force the migrants to choose between jail and deportation. Roughly 37,000 Africans in Israel's fate lies in the hands of the country's decision. The deportation order amounts to an ultimatum: The migrants can accept $3,500 and leave "voluntarily", or they will face imprisonment. (more...)
Scope of misuse no ground to declare Aadhaar unconstitutional: SC Scope of misuse no ground to declare Aadhaar unconstitutional: SC
- February 07, 2018

Justice Chandrachud said the apex court had already acknowledged the availability of personal data in the public domain in its privacy judgment. "The same technology can benefit mankind, the same can destroy it", Sibal added. New Delhi-The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that a law can not be declared unconstitutional just because there is a chance of it being misused during the hearing of the crucial Aadhaar card petition. (more...)
Pence will try to disrupt normalization of North Korea at the Olympics Pence will try to disrupt normalization of North Korea at the Olympics
- February 07, 2018

In the spirit of the Olympics, the ROK and DPRK are fielding a joint women's hockey team, hoping that cooperation on the ice may lead to cooperation in reducing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. It later invited 169 Russian athletes who met that criteria to participate in the Pyeongchang Games in a team officially known as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" (OAR). (more...)
House Republicans working on averting another shutdown House Republicans working on averting another shutdown
- February 07, 2018

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would "love" to see another government shutdown even though Senate leaders said they were close to an agreement on a spending bill to boost funding for defense and domestic programs. Coons says Trump has made a broader bill " more politically complicated" because of his obscene description last month of African countries. "Nobody wants another, maybe except him". (more...)
EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Saudi Arabia on 3 day visit EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Saudi Arabia on 3 day visit
- February 07, 2018

India is the guest of honour country at this year's festival, and Swaraj, who is on a three-day visit to to the Kingdom-nation, will be leading the Indian delegation at the festival. EAM @SushmaSwaraj received by Saudi officials and Indian Ambassador Ahmad Javed on her arrival at Riyadh airport. "We greatly value our close and deep rooted civilizational and strategic relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.I have no doubt that India's participation in this festival will take our ... (more...)
Maldives court reverses decision to free opponents of President Yameen from prison Maldives court reverses decision to free opponents of President Yameen from prison
- February 07, 2018

Having defied court ruling to release detainees, President Abdulla Yameen declared emergency and ordered security forces to arrest chief justice and another judge. The latest U-turn of the court would take Nasheed back to square one, and is seen by opposition activists as a blow to their attempts at toppling Yameen - accused of plunging the tiny Indian Ocean nation into political turmoil. (more...)
Disgraced Ex-Gymnastics Doctor To Receive Final Prison Sentence Disgraced Ex-Gymnastics Doctor To Receive Final Prison Sentence
- February 07, 2018

One victim had alleged Geddert was aware in the late 1990s of at least one mother who said Nassar had performed an "inappropriate procedure" on her 16-year-old daughter. She proceeded to speak directly to Nassar, informing him that his actions would "haunt survivors [for] the rest of their lives". The case focused on sexual assaults at Twistars , a gym for elite gymnasts in Eaton County, Michigan . (more...)
Loop Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Xerox (XRX)
- February 07, 2018

XRX's total short interest was 5.34M shares in February as published by FINRA. GEO's profit would be $61.13M giving it 10.81 P/E if the $0.50 EPS is correct. Adirondack invested in 0.22% or 16,883 shares. Standpoint Research reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Xerox in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. (more...)
Cops realize tiger is stuffed animal after 45-minute standoff Cops realize tiger is stuffed animal after 45-minute standoff
- February 07, 2018

Bruce Grubb, 24, from Aberdeenshire, Scotland, couldn't believe his eyes on Saturday when he went to check on his pregnant cows and saw the predator sat in the middle of the cow shed. Which is still half the time it takes for me to get a stuffed animal out of those machines with the claw. Officers removed the almost life-size stuffed tiger, telling Grubb they wanted to keep it, reported us. (more...)
Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
- February 07, 2018

With the North Korean official's attendance at the Olympics raising hopes of high-level inter-Korean talks, Pence stopped short of ruling out the prospect that he could meet senior North Korean officials, despite President Donald Trump having cast doubt on usa negotiations with Pyongyang anytime soon. (more...)
Major Highlights of Budget 2018 for all sections Major Highlights of Budget 2018 for all sections
- February 07, 2018

Mr Jaitley predicted growth would be above 8 per cent soon, but for 2018/19, the economy was expected to expand by 7.2 per cent, improving from 6.7 percent for the fiscal year ending in March, the weakest performance in three years. Through the newly launched proposal, the government intends to provide cashless, paperless and quality medical care to needy people, said the administration. (more...)
N.Korea said to be suspected of hatching Coincheck heist N.Korea said to be suspected of hatching Coincheck heist
- February 07, 2018

Mangyongbong-92 was expected to arrive and dock at the South's Mukho port on the east coast at 5 p.m., according to Seoul. He added that the isolated nation could join the "enter the family of nations" if it abandoned its nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Coons, McCain introduce USA Act to Senate Coons, McCain introduce USA Act to Senate
- February 07, 2018

The current funding agreement runs out Thursday. In addition, Schumer has said that even if the measure passed the House, it "would be barreling head-first into a dead end" in the Senate, where it needs 60 votes. The New York Times reported Monday that Trump's attorneys have advised the President to refuse an interview with Mueller, partially out of concern he might incriminate himself through false statements and could be charged with lying to investigators. (more...)

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