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Weather starts to warm up as we head into the weekend Weather starts to warm up as we head into the weekend
- February 10, 2018

The total snowfall forecast through the weekend from both storms will be the heaviest from Iowa into northern IL and from southern MI into western NY, where some areas could see 6 to 12 inches of snow. A Divvy bicycle rider deposits his bike in a rental kiosk as a winter storm makes its way through several Midwest states February 9, 2018, in Chicago. (more...)
Congress nears budget deal, Trump says he would 'love' a shutdown Congress nears budget deal, Trump says he would 'love' a shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Second, if the standard is "endorsing a bill", Obama should get credit for endorsing both the DREAM Act in 2010 (which would have legalized about as many immigrants as Trump's proposal) and the comprehensive immigration reform proposal he supported in 2013 (which would have legalized many times more). (more...)
Trump signs budget deal, government to reopen Trump signs budget deal, government to reopen
- February 10, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan appeared to shrug off concerns that several Republicans as well as Democrats might oppose the deal. As CNN notes, Paul has been trying to get an amendment in the deal to keep budget caps. The Trump administration is preparing for the second federal government shutdown in as many months. "It really is frustrating, at this late hour, that we can't even get a committment from the Speaker of the House". (more...)
PM Modi to interact with students on stress-free exams PM Modi to interact with students on stress-free exams
- February 10, 2018

BJP supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally ahead of Tripura Assembly Elections in Unakoti on Thursday. The Prime Minister also sought constructive suggestions from all parties for government's healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat which was announced in the recently presented budget. (more...)
House passes bipartisan budget deal, ending government shutdown after 5 1/2 hours House passes bipartisan budget deal, ending government shutdown after 5 1/2 hours
- February 10, 2018

First time this has happened in a long time. U.S. President Donald Trump signed a stopgap funding measure into law on Friday, ending a short federal government shutdown after Congress let a midnight deadline slip. A shutdown essentially cuts the federal workforce in half, with those dubbed non-essential not allowed to work. And while it may goose the GDP rate slightly and makes individual members look better when they have some pork to share, the issue is that increasing interest rates ... (more...)
A Major Justice Department Official Is Stepping Down Amid Tensions With Trump A Major Justice Department Official Is Stepping Down Amid Tensions With Trump
- February 10, 2018

She was in line to oversee the investigation if Rosenstein stepped down. Brand is the number three official at the Justice Department, but she is next in line to take on oversight of the special counsel investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the official now in charge, left or was sacked. (more...)
Wenger delivers latest Arsenal injury update ahead of Tottenham trip Wenger delivers latest Arsenal injury update ahead of Tottenham trip
- February 10, 2018

The Belgian was rarely tested during a dominant win at Wembley and the decision now for Mauricio Pochettino is whether to field the 28-year-old in Saturday's crunch north London derby. "It's a very special game for the club and it was a special one for me, because it was my first one with Arsenal ". Kanu Nwankwo flicked the ball over Tottenham's Luke Young's head to wrap up a 3-1 win for Arsenal at White Hart Lane in May 1999. (more...)
Star witness in Percoco trial arrested Star witness in Percoco trial arrested
- February 10, 2018

Joseph Percoco , a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Todd Howe , a former lobbyist with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna who says he took part in alleged bribery schemes involving Percoco and executives from two firms seeking government contracts, testified on Thursday that he falsely stated in 2014 that he did not have any prior felony convictions on an application for disability insurance, which was unbeknownst to the prosecution at the time. (more...)
Weather Service Forecasts Weekend Santa Ana Winds, Then Rain Next Week Weather Service Forecasts Weekend Santa Ana Winds, Then Rain Next Week
- February 10, 2018

Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East-northeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Sunday night , partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Southwest wind around 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Cloudy, with a high at 20. Saturday afternoon should see freezing rain appear over the area. (more...)
Mattis: DACA Recipients in Military Won't Be Deported Mattis: DACA Recipients in Military Won't Be Deported
- February 10, 2018

Afghan war will cost B in 2018 USA expands air campaign to northern Afghanistan Mattis defends plans for new nuclear capabilities MORE said Thursday that "Dreamers" serving in the military will not be deported, even if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expires. (more...)
Intense Syrian air strikes hampering aid to 400000 people - aid group Intense Syrian air strikes hampering aid to 400000 people - aid group
- February 10, 2018

A fourth consecutive day of heavy regime bombing raids on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus killed 22 civilians on Thursday, a monitor said . Syria's foreign ministry wrote a letter to the Security Council Thursday calling for worldwide condemnation. The US said it was in contact with Russian Federation, the regime's ally, before, during and after the attack. (more...)
Rahul leads 114 MPs to Prez for Loya SIT demand Rahul leads 114 MPs to Prez for Loya SIT demand
- February 10, 2018

He was presiding over a special CBI court in Mumbai dealing with the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Advocate P.S. Surendranath, appearing for the All India Lawyers' Union, sought an independent probe into the death of judge Loya and urged the court to ensure that judges dealing with high-profile cases, particularly those belonging to politicians, should be provided "Z-plus" category security. (more...)
High US oil output hits crude prices High US oil output hits crude prices
- February 10, 2018

USA producers are also displacing foreign oil at home. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) this week said crude production last week rose to a record high of 10.25 million barrels per day (bpd). Global commodities such as crude oil are priced in dollars, so a lower dollar usually pushes up the commodity price. He said that Sinopec was looking to order more USA crude this year. (more...)
Britain Britain "surprised" EU unclear on its position over transition period
- February 10, 2018

The EU says it is willing to be "flexible", though France and other EU governments have been clear they oppose Britain staying in the half-way house for years, fearing the arrangement would become permanent and a basis for a messy, long-term compromise. (more...)
N. Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics N. Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics
- February 09, 2018

She and the rest of the North delegation are to join Moon for a meal on Saturday. Understandably, this idea has met vociferous opposition given the risks of escalation and retaliation, especially against America's ally, South Korea. The announcement - following months of cajoling by Seoul - is seen as a bid to defuse tensions and seek a loosening of the sanctions against it. There was a palpable excitement in this isolated, rugged mountain town, as one of the poorest, coldest and most ... (more...)
Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls to be held on March 11: EC Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls to be held on March 11: EC
- February 09, 2018

Simultaneously, the Bhabua and Jehanabad Assembly constituencies in Bihar will also go to polls. Adityanath and Maurya had resigned as Lok Sabha members in September past year after being elected to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. The Election Commission has chose to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-elections in all polling stations. The Election Commission said the last date for filing nominations for all five seats is February 20 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is ... (more...)
Russian nuclear scientists were arrested for using a supercomputer to mine bitcoin Russian nuclear scientists were arrested for using a supercomputer to mine bitcoin
- February 09, 2018

Not only is the city meant to be cut off from the outside world, but the computers within the research facility are also supposed to be isolated; they are kept disconnected from the internet in order to prevent any outside intrusion or hacking efforts. (more...)
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...)

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