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Eden Hazard edges Kevin De Bruyne Eden Hazard edges Kevin De Bruyne
- February 08, 2018

Hazard saw off competition from the talismanic midfielder alongside Dries Mertens who plays for Serie A giants Napoli. Hazard pipped De Bruyne to the gong by 11 votes with 326, while Mertens was 56 votes behind, as Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku finished fourth. (more...)
House Dems to target over 100 GOP-held districts in midterms House Dems to target over 100 GOP-held districts in midterms
- February 08, 2018

The Democratic swing is a good sign for Missouri Sen. "What I realized over more than a year is that I have to be one of the people who steps up to make the change actually happen", Friedman said . The GOP retained its super majority in the statehouse, winning three other seats on Tuesday night, but, as University of Chicago political scientist Daniel Nichanian noted , Democrats made net gains of between 19 and 53 points in the other races, as compared to 2016. (more...)
Kim Jong Un's Younger Sister Will Join North Korea's Olympic Delegation Kim Jong Un's Younger Sister Will Join North Korea's Olympic Delegation
- February 08, 2018

If I tell you now, it would be less exciting when you see it". The intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-15, is believed to be capable of reaching the continental United States, but the North is not yet believed to have the capability to mount a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile. (more...)
Rafale agreement details classified, can not be disclosed: Nirmala Sitharaman Rafale agreement details classified, can not be disclosed: Nirmala Sitharaman
- February 08, 2018

Further, providing exact item-wise cost will reveal details about various customizations and weapons systems, impacting military preparedness and national security. The defence ministrry in a statement issued on Wednesday reiterated that it had secured a "better deal" in terms of price, capability, equipment, delivery and maintenance than the one "notionally negotiated" by the previous UPA regime . (more...)
Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on N Korea Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on N Korea
- February 08, 2018

But the diplomatic effort will not extend to the US Vice-President Mike Pence, who arrived in South Korea today. Pyongyang has ruled out a meeting with the United States delegation during the Winter Games. Unlike last year's parade, North Korea did not introduce the world to any new missile systems. The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked publicity drive - sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders, and the sister of leader Kim Jong Un to the South. (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN) Shares Bought by Allegis Investment Advisors LLC
- February 08, 2018

Philip Morris Intl now has $156.92 billion valuation. The company had seen its current volume reaching at 1.88 million shares in the last trade. When average volume is high, the stock has high liquidity and can be therefore easily traded, while conversely, when the trading volume is low, the commodity will be less expensive as traders are not as willing to purchase it. (more...)
Stephen Colbert tells Trump he's too chicken to meet with Mueller
- February 08, 2018

Oliver initially joked that he doesn't doubt that Trump "wants to talk", but he'd have to physically "get through his lawyers first", as he "would perjure himself before he finished his name". "I think he would do a good job, and I think he should do it", the CBS late-night host said, speaking to an audience of one and looking directly into the camera. (more...)
South Africa's deputy president poised to replace Jacob Zuma South Africa's deputy president poised to replace Jacob Zuma
- February 08, 2018

Ramaphosa said in a statement he had "constructive" talks with Zuma. "SACP condemns ethnic mobilisation [and] challenges President Zuma to deny or confirm emerging information that, in pursuit of private interests, he is preparing to fire Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa ", said the party's statement. (more...)
Democrats flip deep-red Missouri state House seat, signal problems for GOP Democrats flip deep-red Missouri state House seat, signal problems for GOP
- February 08, 2018

Senate seat in Alabama, after Republicans threw their support behind far-right bigot and accused child molester Roy Moore. The area is historically Democratic but has. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has chose to leave a number of formerly GOP-held seats vacant rather than schedule special elections his party might lose, national Republicans are pushing the panic button on an upcoming special House election in Pennsylvania, and GOP leadership is letting scandal-plagued Rep. (more...)
NK says no willingness to meet with USA at Olympics NK says no willingness to meet with USA at Olympics
- February 08, 2018

News of the appointment of Kim Yo-jong, believed to be in her early 30s, was the culmination of weeks of speculation surrounding the role. Preparations by North Korea for a parade scheduled the day before the opening of the Games have not included any vehicles, indicating the regime might not display any missiles as a show of force, USA officials said . (more...)
EU to consider UK single market access restriction EU to consider UK single market access restriction
- February 08, 2018

She refused to directly engage with a question on whether she would like vocal Brexiteers such as Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg to be more circumspect, after pro-EU Tory MP Anna Soubry claimed the Government was "in hock to 35 hard ideological Leavers" like the pair. (more...)
Venezuela Sets Presidential Vote For April 22 After Talks Crumble Venezuela Sets Presidential Vote For April 22 After Talks Crumble
- February 08, 2018

Maduro, a 55-year old former bus driver and union leader who has been president since 2013, appeared on Wednesday evening in front of a cheering crowd, who sang his campaign jingle, "Everyone with Maduro!" Venezuela's National Electoral Council announced Wednesday this year's presidential voting would take place on April 22, according to Sputnik . (more...)
Bangladesh dominates first two sessions of second test Vs Sri Lanka Bangladesh dominates first two sessions of second test Vs Sri Lanka
- February 08, 2018

At stumps, Bangladesh trail by 166 runs with Liton Das (24) and Mehedi Hasan (5) at the crease. Having picked up a couple of wickets just before Lunch to derail Sri Lanka's progress, Razzak came back to hurt the visitors soon after the break by breaching half-centurion Kusal Mendis's defence with an excellent away-turning delivery. (more...)
Schmidt Rings The Changes For Italian Clash Schmidt Rings The Changes For Italian Clash
- February 08, 2018

JORDAN LARMOUR IS set for his global debut against Italy on Saturday after being named among the Ireland replacements for the Six Nations clash. Combine that with the certainty that changes were coming around the corner for the Italy game and you had an even broader band of players feeling good about life. (more...)
Sonia Gandhi Says She Is Not Retiring Sonia Gandhi Says She Is Not Retiring
- February 08, 2018

He also said the Opposition was spreading lies among middle class that Union Budget will not benefit them to create a sense of disappointment among them. And right from the word go, he launched a calibrated aggression to rattle the Congress whose strategy to shout down the prime minister boomeranged on it. (more...)
Sen. Mitch McConnell Announces 2 Year Bipartisan Spending Bill Sen. Mitch McConnell Announces 2 Year Bipartisan Spending Bill
- February 08, 2018

She says it should be "bipartisan, transparent and unifying". This comes after CHIP received a six-year funding extension last month following a three-day shutdown . This morning, we took a measure of our Caucus because the package does nothing to advance bipartisan legislation to protect Dreamers in the House. (more...)
Retailers to endure 20% rise in costs post-Brexit according to government Retailers to endure 20% rise in costs post-Brexit according to government
- February 08, 2018

By comparison, a free trade deal would hit London's growth by just 2%, growing to 3.5% in a no deal scenario, and just 1% if the country stays in the single market. "Now the facts are known, the people are entitled to a vote on the deal and a chance to exit from Brexit". The paper looks at the possible hit to GDP over the next decade-and-a-half from Britain leaving the European Union, compared with the United Kingdom remaining full members of the bloc. (more...)
Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal
- February 08, 2018

The House on Tuesday sent the Senate its budget bill, which the Senators expanded into the version announced on Wednesday morning. It includes money for the military for a year and community health centers for two years, and shifts Medicare funds. (more...)
Key Philadelphia Eagles Players Will Not Visit White House Because Of Trump Key Philadelphia Eagles Players Will Not Visit White House Because Of Trump
- February 08, 2018

Torrey Smith , one of Colin Kaepernick's biggest supporters, made a point of explaining how "well informed" the players are and how they all follow the news. He did, however, congratulate the Eagles on their Super Bowl win shortly after the game concluded yesterday. I want to see us push for economical and educational advancements in communities of color and low-income communities, and I want to see our relationships between communities and law enforcement be advanced. (more...)
Tom Cruise's Daring Helicopter Stunt In Mission: Impossible - Fallout Featurette Tom Cruise's Daring Helicopter Stunt In Mission: Impossible - Fallout Featurette
- February 08, 2018

Several scenes involve helicopters, including a unsafe 360 degree barrel roll that was featured in the film's trailer . In the clip, aerial coordinator Marc Wolff says: "Flying a helicopter takes a lot of skill. To assure the audience that it is indeed Cruise who is piloting the vehicle, the filmmakers created special rigs that secured inward-looking cameras to the helicopter. (more...)
Turkey says ready to host Syria summit with Russia, Iran
- February 08, 2018

The head of the International Inquiry commission on Syria , Paulo Pinheiro said in a statement that the ongoing siege of Eastern Ghouta by the government of Syria involves the violation of international law of indiscriminate bombings and deliberate starvation of the civilian populace. (more...)
Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence
- February 08, 2018

The remark led to a rebuttal by Pence's press secretary, who said the vice president was "proud" to lead the American delegation and support its athletes. However, according to a new report , that's not all Pence's team did. He became the first openly gay United States athlete chosen to compete in a Winter Olympics last month. (more...)
Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military' Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'
- February 08, 2018

The New York Times also reported the budget cap for military spending would be raised by about $80 billion in FY 2018 and $85 billion in FY 2019. GOP leaders tacked on a full year of defense funding to sweeten the deal for conservative and defense hawks in their ranks who have been emphatic that they wouldn't support the fifth continuing resolution in six months without some kind of certainty for the country's military. (more...)
EU's Tusk welcomes new German ruling coalition EU's Tusk welcomes new German ruling coalition
- February 08, 2018

A spokesperson for the SPD confirmed it had reached a deal with Merkel's centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU), but stressed that it would need to be formally approved by the party's 460,000 members, reports CNN . And at home these powerful ministries would help the SPD push for key left-wing policies, such as better rights for employees. To secure a deal between the two parties, the 443,000 SPD members would have to approve a coalition treaty by ballot, but many remain skeptical ... (more...)
White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations
- February 08, 2018

However, by Wednesday afternoon, the Intercept had published a new interview with one of Porter's ex-wives, along with photos of her bruised face, and the outlet reported that Porter's ex-wives told the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his past abuse. (more...)
United Nations allows North Korean under sanctions to travel to Olympics United Nations allows North Korean under sanctions to travel to Olympics
- February 08, 2018

The director strongly criticized U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for saying that he did not request any meeting with the North Korean delegation and for asking Seoul authorities to make sure he will not meet with the delegation during his stay. (more...)
Bannon not expected to appear before House Intel Tuesday despite subpoena
- February 08, 2018

And now, by voting to release a politically motivated, recklessly drafted memo, House Republicans on the committee have demonstrated they are not reliable defenders of our nation's security. The Mueller interview was confirmed by two people familiar with it. They declined to be named because the schedule is private. If Bannon does not show up Tuesday, lawmakers could vote to hold him in contempt. (more...)
Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham
- February 08, 2018

Brisk westerly winds will be strong and gusty near Atlantic coasts. There will be some heavy bursts of rain later in the night, which could initially turn to sleet for a time across parts of the north and east. The rain will only gradually clear overnight with much colder air feeding in behind with the risk of a spell of sleet or snow across Ulster. As well as the widespread snow showers, frost and icy stretches are likely, Met Eireann has said. (more...)
1984 anti-Sikh genocide 1984 anti-Sikh genocide
- February 08, 2018

The envelope had GK's name written over it with the instruction "to be opened only by GK". He said he found some documents and a pen drive in the envelope. In clip 2, he has stated that his son is in a company which has accounts in Swiss bank and he also boasts about going to Rajya Sabha or being offered the chief ministership of Delhi". (more...)
Northern Irish economy faces 12 percent hit with no UK Brexit deal Northern Irish economy faces 12 percent hit with no UK Brexit deal
- February 08, 2018

The UK government's breakdown predicts that the north east of England would be worst hit by Brexit , with its GDP cut by 3% by single market membership, 11% by a free trade deal and 16% under a " no deal " scenario. Britain and the European Union began talks this week on the transition, in which London must follow all European Union laws without having any decision-making powers, in exchange for frictionless access to the single market . (more...)

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