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Google celebrates the Winter Olympics with new Doodle Google celebrates the Winter Olympics with new Doodle
- February 09, 2018

Pence was asked about Thursday's military parade in North Korea overseen by Kim Jong Un . Moon, for his part, took the opportunity to highlight the visit of North Korean officials to the global competition, referring to the "Olympic Games of peace ". (more...)
Congress approves bill ending brief government shutdown Congress approves bill ending brief government shutdown
- February 09, 2018

Paul took to the Senate floor several times Thursday and refused to agree to move up the time for a vote on the bill, which required unanimous consent from all senators. The new agreement also adds $63 billion more than the BCA cap to non-defense spending in FY-18 and $68 billion in FY-19. "I want people to feel uncomfortable". (more...)
Clinton campaign fed Steele info for Trump dossier - Senate Judiciary Committee Clinton campaign fed Steele info for Trump dossier - Senate Judiciary Committee
- February 09, 2018

Yet, the Nunes Memo , with its deeply troubling allegations of substantial abuse of the FISA Court by top officials of the DOJ and FBI so that they could further their investigation of the Trump campaign for alleged collusion with Russian Federation, will not stop the Mueller investigation. (more...)
Dumbed-Down Security Briefings Still Too Difficult for Trump to Read Dumbed-Down Security Briefings Still Too Difficult for Trump to Read
- February 09, 2018

President Donald Trump reportedly does not read his own daily briefing, breaking from tradition that his last seven predecessors have practiced. Also, Trump does not receive his verbal briefing daily, but instead "about every two to three days on average in recent months, typically around 11 a.m". (more...)
Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction Restarts Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction Restarts
- February 09, 2018

But Food & Water Watch organizer Sam Rubin said DEP has made "an outrageous deal" that "sacrifices the health and safety of Pennsylvanians for mere pocket change from Sunoco". The permit violations included Sunoco having conducted "unauthorized pipeline installation activities" at the Dauphin County Horizontal Directional Drilling site in Lower Swatara Township between November 8 and November 20. (more...)
Police rule death of man in woodchipper as suspicious Police rule death of man in woodchipper as suspicious
- February 09, 2018

Originally thought to be a tragic accident, Queensland Police today announced it was launching a homicide investigation after it determined his death was suspicious. "Information we received during the course of our coronial investigations has led us to believe that the death is suspicious and we have a number of detectives and police experts investigating this incident", Pettiford said. (more...)
Woman Abandons Newborn In Airport With Note Woman Abandons Newborn In Airport With Note
- February 09, 2018

The newborn was found inside the bathroom with a torn umbilical cord and a note. Juana Quintana, a custodian, said she encountered the woman, who was holding the baby, in a restroom. However, an airport is not a designated place to abandon a child, and police say the woman in the video may face charges if found. Arizona is a "safe haven" state, meaning parents can drop off newborns at designated locations like hospitals and churches if they are unable to care for them. (more...)
The GrubHub (GRUB) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.18
- February 09, 2018

According to the latest stock data, investors are looking at GrubHub Inc . BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of GrubHub by 4.3% during the second quarter. The company has a book value ratio of 7.3195. The firm connects approximately 50,000 local restaurants with diners in approximately 1,100 cities. Its products include Grubhub and Seamless Mobile Applications and Mobile Website, Grubhub and Seamless Websites, Corporate Program, Delivery, Allmenus and MenuPages, Grubhub for ... (more...)
Court rejects appeals for 47 Russians banned from Olympics Court rejects appeals for 47 Russians banned from Olympics
- February 09, 2018

Asked if Russian Federation would arrange for some festive events after its athletes returned from the Olympics , Peskov said it was too early to speculate about that, because the Games were just beginning. It refused to invite some Russians even after their disqualifications from the 2014 Olympics were lifted by CAS last week. You can never count out Team Canada when it comes to curling. (more...)
Breaking Down the Chart for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI)
- February 09, 2018

It has a 88.03 P/E ratio. The Company's flagship offerings include multi-currency processing services, such as Pay in Your Currency, a point-of-sale dynamic currency conversion service, Multi-Currency Pricing primarily for card-not-present merchants and DCC at ATMs that enable merchants to offer customized pricing in multiple currencies. (more...)
3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood 3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood
- February 09, 2018

Francis Court in Locust Grove near the Tanger Outlet located on I-75. He said gunfire emitted as they were attempting to arrest a male suspect. The Locust Grove officer died at the scene from a gunshot wound. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate the shootings. The names of the officers along with the suspect have not been released. (more...)
Korea's Champion Figure Skater Kim Lights Olympic Flame Korea's Champion Figure Skater Kim Lights Olympic Flame
- February 09, 2018

PyeongChang 2018 is the first Winter Olympic Games to be hosted by South Korea , which also hosted the Summer Olympics in 1988. She and Kim Jong Un both studied in Switzerland. But the "exceptional measures" undertaken for the Olympics "apply only to the exceptional situation and the limited time " of the Games, he said. At the Olympics opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea , on Friday, Vice President Mike Pence sat mere feet away from Kim Yo Jong , the sister and ... (more...)
Sen. Chris Coons cosponsors bipartisan effort on immigration reform Sen. Chris Coons cosponsors bipartisan effort on immigration reform
- February 09, 2018

Lawmakers in both houses of Congress are trying to assemble a deal on immigration which would include protections for " dreamers " - young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children. Lawmakers on Monday rushed to write a stopgap spending bill so that Washington does not have to shutter agencies across the country when existing money runs out on Thursday. (more...)
Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown
- February 09, 2018

President Donald Trump signed a spending bill Friday morning to keep the government operating after some brief uncertainty about when he would do so. "I ran for office because I was very critical of president Obama's trillion-dollar deficits", Paul said. President Donald Trump is applauding a budget deal reached by Senate leaders Wednesday. (more...)
Reuters says Myanmar held its journalists for probing execution of Rohingya Muslims Reuters says Myanmar held its journalists for probing execution of Rohingya Muslims
- February 09, 2018

In what global observers including the United Nations have said amounts to ethnic cleansing , the Myanmar military and militias have since driven out hundreds of thousands of the country's Rohingya minority in a campaign of killings, burning and rape. (more...)
Chief of staff Kelly faces criticism amid aide's resignation Chief of staff Kelly faces criticism amid aide's resignation
- February 09, 2018

Close Trump aide Rob Porter stepped down from his post as staff secretary Wednesday, despite his denial of grim accusations of abuse by his two ex-wives - one of them released a photo of herself with a black eye she says he gave her. Now the questions become, what did the White House know, and when did it know it? A president's staff secretary typically would be cleared at a level of security called Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information, allowing the aide to handle extremely ... (more...)
North Korea has military parade on eve of Olympics in South North Korea has military parade on eve of Olympics in South
- February 09, 2018

As North Korea's march toward obtaining nuclear-tipped missiles capable of reaching the U.S. has exceeded the American government's estimates, the Trump administration has worked to rally the global community to embrace tougher economic sanctions and isolation of the North. (more...)
With unexpected show of Korean unity, Winter Olympics begin With unexpected show of Korean unity, Winter Olympics begin
- February 09, 2018

Check out the photo below: That's Kim Yo Jong on the far left, and Pence is just one row in front of her and four seats to the right. Moon, on the other hand, has repeatedly stressed the need to keep the inter-Korean dialogue moving forward, so they may lead to a resumption of worldwide negotiations on ending the North's nuclear ambitions. (more...)
White House says Trump still confident in Kelly White House says Trump still confident in Kelly
- February 09, 2018

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci suggested that John Kelly is handling the fallout from the Rob Porter scandal poorly by trying to "cover it up". Trump was also recently surprised to learn that Porter was dating Hicks, according to the officials. He said very strongly yesterday that he is innocent. (more...)
United Kingdom shares slip amid market volatility United Kingdom shares slip amid market volatility
- February 09, 2018

The broader S&P 500 lost 34 points, or 1.3 percent, to 2,647. Both S&P 500 and the Nasdaq followed the suit, both made more than 1 percent gain 10 minutes after the opening lower, and then swung up and down for the rest of the morning. (more...)
Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi
- February 09, 2018

The devices appeared to have been detonated remotely. In the wake of the blasts debris was left scattered across the floor of the mosque, with windows blown out and bloodstains smeared on the wall. Libya's Channel on Twitter also reported of "40 injured being treated at the Al Galla hospital and at Benghazi's medical center". The LNA was battling Islamists, including some linked to Islamic State and al Qaeda, as well as other opponents until late previous year in the Mediterranean port city. (more...)
Messy, wintry Wednesday with snow, ice, and rain Messy, wintry Wednesday with snow, ice, and rain
- February 09, 2018

Airlines were already canceling flights for Friday . A storm in February 2015, logging in at 16.2 inches, was the last time Chicago had more than 10 inches of snow in a single storm. Hundreds of schools and offices have closed Friday because of the storm. The National Weather Service issued winter-weather warnings and advisories across the upper Midwest. (more...)
Northwestern Syria continues to feel toll Northwestern Syria continues to feel toll
- February 09, 2018

The U.S. official said the U.S. launched the airstrikes after as many as 500 attackers began what appeared to be a co-ordinated assault on U.S. -backed forces known as the Syrian Democratic Forces who were accompanied by U.S. They also discussed the humanitarian situation in the Ghouta region. The report said the tensions with Israel are particularly precarious because the "rules of the game" will probably be worked out through attack and response, risking a wider war. (more...)
Lebanon signs offshore drilling deal amid row with Israel Lebanon signs offshore drilling deal amid row with Israel
- February 09, 2018

Total-led global consortium (Total 40%, ENI 40%, Novatek 20%) signed two Exploration and Production Agreements (EPA) with the Republic of Lebanon, covering Blocks 4 and 9, located in the deep waters offshore Lebanon. "Israel will do what it can to block us from taking advantage of our oil wealth, and we will do everything in our power to defend it", he said. Lebanon's top security body on Wednesday instructed the country's military to confront Israel if it goes ahead with plans to build a ... (more...)
Dem Rep. Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election In Minnesota Swing District Dem Rep. Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election In Minnesota Swing District
- February 09, 2018

That was an incredible 22-point swing for the GOP over the 2012 election results, when Barack Obama won the district by six points. "The challenges and consequences of the issues facing our nation in Washington are too important for me to walk away from at this time", Nolan said then. (more...)
More civilians die as air raids intensify in Eastern Ghouta More civilians die as air raids intensify in Eastern Ghouta
- February 09, 2018

It has been rare for regime and US forces to directly target each other, as NPR's Tom Bowman reported Wednesday . "The government of the Syrian Arab Republic reiterates its warning to Israel on the serious repercussions of its attacks on Syria, its continued support for armed terrorist organizations, and its continued occupation of the Arab territories, including the Occupied Syrian Golan, and it holds Israel fully responsible for that", the letter said, according to SANA . (more...)
With early morning votes, Congress ends overnight government shutdown With early morning votes, Congress ends overnight government shutdown
- February 09, 2018

Numerous more conservative House Republicans have said they will oppose the budget deal due to deficit concerns. He also said that the deal has the support of the White House, although he did not provide any specifics in that regard, Efe reported. (more...)
South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics South Korea welcomes visit by North Korean leader's sister for Winter Olympics
- February 09, 2018

The ship also carried around 350 North Korean cheerleaders to South Korea during the Asian Games in Busan in September 2002. Later in the week, Pence will meet with North Korean defectors to highlight the country's human rights abuses. She would act as an advance-team leader, inspecting sites before official visits and taking on administrative duties. "He's not going to South Korea to negotiate". (more...)
Japanese, S. Korean leaders discuss future ties, efforts over Pyongyang Japanese, S. Korean leaders discuss future ties, efforts over Pyongyang
- February 09, 2018

It is rare for Japan's prime minister to communicate with a high-ranking official from North Korea's Workers' Party. "Let me say President Trump has said he always believes in talking, but I haven't requested any meeting", Pence told reporters. (more...)
Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain
- February 09, 2018

Temperatures will remain well above freezing through the period so it will be only rain, but plenty of it. Rain is mentioned again for later next week, and temperatures remaining above freezing. An approaching disturbance from the west combined with an arctic cold frontal passage will bring a possibility for freezing drizzle and freezing rain late Saturday night and Sunday morning. (more...)

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