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Congress hopes to avoid government shutdown Thursday Congress hopes to avoid government shutdown Thursday
- Февраля 09, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan urged members of Congress to support the compromise, in order to appropriately fund the military and avoid perpetual continuing resolutions to fund the government. Federal funding for most government programs runs out at midnight. That bill was passed by the house Tuesday. "Frankly, there are lots of amendments on my side, and it's hard to make an argument that if one gets an amendment, that everybody else won't want an amendment, and then we'll be here for a very ... (more...)
Rick Adelman's son hit, killed by van in downtown Houston Rick Adelman's son hit, killed by van in downtown Houston
- Февраля 09, 2018

The driver of the minivan involved was an 80-year-old woman. R.J. was not at a crosswalk, Houston police said. R.J.'s brother David is an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets. He also worked in basketball as a scout for the Sonics and Kings before becoming an assistant coach for his dad in Houston . "Our thoughts and prayers are with Rick, Mary Kay, and the entire Adelman family during this very hard time", the tweet read. (more...)
Coast Guard searches for fishing boat in distress off Jersey Shore Coast Guard searches for fishing boat in distress off Jersey Shore
- Февраля 09, 2018

Thursday. "Coast Guard and fisheries officers were on scene and lots of local fishermen, auxiliary Coast Guard, the whole community has been rallying around this because it's like one of their own". The muffled sounds of a cry for help, sending the Coast Guard into action near Buzzards Bay at around 8:30 last night. It was unclear what type of boat the Coast Guard was looking for, its location and how many people were on board. (more...)
Turkish foreign ministry slams French remarks over Afrin Turkish foreign ministry slams French remarks over Afrin
- Февраля 09, 2018

Asked if Russian Federation was responsible for not stopping the attack, Veale said: "The de-confliction effort has served its objective". The Russian Defense Ministry said the US airstrike wounded 25 pro-Syrian volunteers. Last month, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. would maintain a military presence in Syria after the conclusion of the fight against IS there, pledging that the Trump administration would not to repeat former President Barack Obama's "mistake" when he ... (more...)
BC minimum wage hike announced in North Vancouver BC minimum wage hike announced in North Vancouver
- Февраля 09, 2018

The NDP government endorsed recommendations from the Fair Wages Commission (FWC). Horgan says 400,000 people in BC earn below minimum wage and this increase is one step closer towards the governments plan to creating a more affordable future for the people of British Columbia. (more...)
McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown
- Февраля 09, 2018

Trump emphasized a big boost in military spending as a priority, but the bill also includes additional funding for domestic programs requested by the Democrats . But pro-immigration Democrats pushed Pelosi to demand an open debate on immigration legislation rather than being forced to vote on a Republican-only proposal. (more...)
Pentagon Won't Answer Who Would Pay for Trump's Expensive Military Parade Pentagon Won't Answer Who Would Pay for Trump's Expensive Military Parade
- Февраля 09, 2018

Some said they were concerned it was a display of Trump's "authoritarian tendencies" without actually taking the military's needs into consideration. Smith noted the US held military parades to celebrate the end of wars - the last one in D.C. (more...)
Police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation
- Февраля 09, 2018

The Toronto forensic unit has been busy going through more than 12 planters gathered from some of the 30 properties where McArthur did landscaping. "I've got officers who are trying to contact them and we have no issue with them going back into their houses", he said. (more...)
'Cartoonish' police sketch snares suspect in Pennsylvania theft 'Cartoonish' police sketch snares suspect in Pennsylvania theft
- Февраля 09, 2018

A cartoonish sketch of a suspected thief, drawn by a witness of the crime, actually led Pennsylvania police to the man in question. Authorities said the suspect, believed to be Asian or South American, was around 5 feet 4 inches tall, and between 30 to 40 years of age. (more...)
Chuck Schumer Called For Military Parade In 2014
- Февраля 09, 2018

The US is now still mired in the longest war in its history as the Afghanistan war enters its 17th year, and US troops are now engaged in combat operations in several countries. "Don't do it", responded DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton. The White House said on Tuesday it had asked the Pentagon to explore a celebration of "America's great service members", after the Republican president marveled at the Bastille Day military parade he attended in Paris a year ago. (more...)
British Isis fighters captured by US-backed Kurds in Syria British Isis fighters captured by US-backed Kurds in Syria
- Февраля 09, 2018

Citing unnamed USA officials, the Times reported the pair of men were captured by the American backed Kurdish militia the Syrian Democratic Forces, operating south of the Euphrates river, close to the Syria-Iraq border. The men - including a fourth Briton called Aine Davis who is now being held in a Turkish jail on terrorism charges - were known to fellow ISIL fighters and their captives as the "Beatles" because of their English accents. (more...)
North Korean cheerleading 'army of beauties' arrives at Olympics North Korean cheerleading 'army of beauties' arrives at Olympics
- Февраля 09, 2018

Pence said his country will continue to put maximum pressure on the North, together with South Korea , calling "permanent and irreversible" denuclearization of North Korea the most important objective of the allies. On the eve of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, the US and South Korea vowed to work in tandem towards denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but delivered messages suggesting very different approaches in dealing with the threat of North Korea and its weapons development ... (more...)
Current White House deputy press secretary called Trump Current White House deputy press secretary called Trump "deplorable" before taking job
- Февраля 08, 2018

According to emails NY obtained, on October 7, 2016, the day the Washington Post published the " Access Hollywood " tape, he emailed an RNC colleague, saying, "I'm kinda enjoying this, some justice". Shah, a deputy press secretary in the White House, declined to comment to the magazine for the story. Andrew Hemming, the coworker Shah discussed the clip with, also left the RNC to work at the Trump White House. (more...)
Two more arrested in Chandan Gupta's murder case Two more arrested in Chandan Gupta's murder case
- Февраля 08, 2018

Abhishek Gupta's family members leave after meeting Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , in Lucknow on Tuesday. One more person, allegedly involved in the Chandan Gupta murder case, was arrested on Tuesday and a pistol recovered from him, the police said. (more...)
Brett Rumford sizzles at Perth golf event Brett Rumford sizzles at Perth golf event
- Февраля 08, 2018

Mark Brown was the next-best Kiwi in a tie for 21st after carding a three-under 69 that included seven birdies, two bogeys and a double-bogey, while Ryan Fox, fresh off a tie for third on the European Tour in Kuala Lumpur, is in a tie for 33rd after a two-under 70 that featured five birdies and three bogeys. (more...)
Earnings on the Doorstep For NuStar GP Holdings, LLC Earnings on the Doorstep For NuStar GP Holdings, LLC
- Февраля 08, 2018

The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. JP Morgan downgraded it to "Neutral" rating and $59 target in Wednesday, November 4 report. Fifth Third Fincl Bank stated it has 356 shares. Moreover, Winslow Evans Crocker Inc has 0.02% invested in NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS). South Texas Money Mngmt accumulated 7,212 shares. (more...)
South Korea Seeks UN Permission to Let North Korean Official Attend Olympics South Korea Seeks UN Permission to Let North Korean Official Attend Olympics
- Февраля 08, 2018

North Korean state media said on Thursday that officials have no intention of meeting with their USA counterparts during the upcoming Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea. North Korea has sent 22 athletes to the Olympics. It is the first time in 13 years that the North's cheerleading squad has visited the South for a sporting event. (more...)
Preliminary ICC examination on PH drugs war welcomed Preliminary ICC examination on PH drugs war welcomed
- Февраля 08, 2018

It is the first permanent institution having power to exercise jurisdiction over persons for the most serious crimes of global concerns such as the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes of aggression, and is seen to help end impunity for the perpetrators of these crimes. (more...)
Tiger cub found in the mail Tiger cub found in the mail
- Февраля 08, 2018

The baby tiger was only detected when a sniffer dog searching for contraband noticed something odd about the container. A sniffer dog searching for contraband made the remarkable discovery. Though dehydrated, it was reported to be otherwise well. The country's Department of Natural Resources has reportedly seized protected animals being shipped in the past, including a black bear and white tigers. (more...)
Downed Su-25 jet pilot's body handed over to Russian Federation Downed Su-25 jet pilot's body handed over to Russian Federation
- Февраля 08, 2018

In a separate statement, the Kremlin said that the Hero of Russian Federation award, the country's top honour, had been posthumously bestowed upon Filipov for his "heroism, courage and bravery". A Russian transport plane had landed in southern Hatay Province of Turkey to transfer the body of the Russian pilot, the official said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Israeli troops extrajudicially execute Palestinian man Israeli troops extrajudicially execute Palestinian man
- Февраля 08, 2018

The terrorist who was in charge of the cell that murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach last month was eliminated on Tuesday morning, the Shin Bet has announced. So one person has been killed, what about the ones still waiting to kill another Jew?" "Regulating [the status of] Havat Gilad and building there is the most painful price Israel can exact to deter terrorists from undertaking the next attack", Education Minister Naftali Bennett said when advocating for the decision . (more...)
Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) versus The Competition — The Head-To-Head Survey
- Февраля 08, 2018

The stock trades on a P/S of 0.16, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. Alliancebernstein L.P. lifted its holdings in shares of Platform Specialty Products by 2.9% in the second quarter. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Among 10 analysts covering Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. (more...)
Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending
- Февраля 08, 2018

The proposal must now be reconciled with the House before a final bill can be sent to the president's desk. The day before what would have been another shutdown , Republicans and Democrats struck a 2-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that upon passage will segue into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) promised DACA debate. (more...)
Confronted on CNN, Holocaust-denying GOP House candidate calls Shoah 'poppycock' Confronted on CNN, Holocaust-denying GOP House candidate calls Shoah 'poppycock'
- Февраля 08, 2018

Jones and Camerota spend the rest of the interview talking over one another, with Jones calling the Holocaust "poppycock" and a "scam" and Camerota eventually closing the conversation in exasperation. "We condemn this candidate and his hateful rhetoric in the strongest possible terms", RNC spokesman Michael Ahrens told The Times of Israel in an email on Tuesday. (more...)
Pelosi: I'll oppose emerging budget deal without immigration assurances Pelosi: I'll oppose emerging budget deal without immigration assurances
- Февраля 08, 2018

The spending bill will also allow the Energy Department to make sales of the country's Strategic Petroleum Reserve and will finance community health centers for two years. Earlier today, Kelly talked to a group of lawmakers about the president's plan to offer a path to citizenship for almost 690,000 DREAMers under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ), adding that it was generous because it would help undocumented immigrants "who may have been too afraid to sign up or ... (more...)
Khelo India School Games: Odisha Boys win Gold in Hockey Khelo India School Games: Odisha Boys win Gold in Hockey
- Февраля 08, 2018

Mizoram boys and Haryana girls clinched the football gold medal after scoring thrilling victories in their respective finals. Delhi was third with 25 gold, 29 silver and 40 bronze medals. In boxing, Haryana won 10 of the 26 gold medals in the boys and girls sections and was followed by Maharashtra with seven. The trophies for maximum participation were awarded to Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan in that order. (more...)
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) sticks nearly -1.54% in last 5 trades
- Февраля 08, 2018

The biggest holder now is Mr. David W. Scheible who owns 922,678 shares (0.30% of those outstanding), whilst Donald W. Sturdivant holds 836,608 (0.27% of shares outstanding) and Mr. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 3. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on GPK shares. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPK in report on Tuesday, October 3 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
Olympics in Asia: Are the Games becoming truly global? Olympics in Asia: Are the Games becoming truly global?
- Февраля 08, 2018

Pence, due to represent US President Donald Trump at Pyeongchang 2018, said in Tokyo on his arrival in Asia yesterday that they plan to introduce the "toughest and most aggressive" sanctions yet against North Korea . Officially the delegation will be headed by Kim Yong-Nam, who leads the presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, the North's rubber-stamp parliament. (more...)
Let the Games Begin: Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Start Prior to Opening Ceremony Let the Games Begin: Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Start Prior to Opening Ceremony
- Февраля 08, 2018

Kim Yo Jong will be part of a North Korean delegation led by the country's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. North Korea had previously referred to her as the first vice director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Workers' Party. (more...)
Pence says United States will roll out 'toughest' sanctions Pence says United States will roll out 'toughest' sanctions
- Февраля 08, 2018

The sister, Kim Yo Jong, and her entourage will travel by private jet to Seoul's Incheon International Airport on Friday afternoon, North Korea informed the South. "She could deliver a message from Kim Jong-un in a way that conveys personal seriousness and commitment that even Kim Yong Nam couldn't", Andray Abrahamian, a research fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS in Hawaii, told Reuters. (more...)

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