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APNewsBreak: Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report APNewsBreak: Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report
- February 10, 2018

Jon Stanard twice hired a prostitute past year, leading House and state elections officials to review whether public funds or campaign money were used for hotel stays that the report alleges Stanard used for the trysts. The dates align with when Stanard, who is married with children, would have been in Salt Lake City for legislative business. Last year, he voted in favor of stricter laws on prostitution, including hiking the penalty for soliciting sex to $2,500. (more...)
Shutdown Ends: Trump Signs Budget Bill Shutdown Ends: Trump Signs Budget Bill
- February 10, 2018

But the deal offered another reminder that GOP lawmakers, many of whom were elected on a promise to shrink government and curb spending , have abandoned those pledges after gaining power and facing the reality of governing and delivering on competing political priorities. (more...)
Michael Porter Jr says 'good chance' he will play this season Michael Porter Jr says 'good chance' he will play this season
- February 10, 2018

I'm not really anxious about the risk. The injury in November required surgery, with Porter going under the knife Nov. 22 for a microdiscectomy of his L3-L4 spinal discs. Romar, however, was sacked and Porter's father took a job with Martin at Missouri. They have seven games remaining in the regular season. He said he would only need a handful of practices before he felt game-ready. (more...)
Winter Olympics opening ceremony features historic handshake Winter Olympics opening ceremony features historic handshake
- February 10, 2018

The delegation's trip is the diplomatic high point of a Games-driven rapprochement between the two Koreas, with the dovish Moon pushing a "peace Olympics " that will open a door for dialogue to alleviate tensions and seek to persuade Pyongyang to give up its atomic ambitions. (more...)
GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co
- February 10, 2018

The company had revenue of $10.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.89 billion. Shares of GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK ) traded down $0.24 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $35.93. It also reduced its holding in Salesforce.Com Inc. Since August 22, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $2.50 million activity. (NASDAQ:EXPE). (more...)
Make Sure Nancy Pelosi and Other Democratic Leaders Remain with DREAMERS Make Sure Nancy Pelosi and Other Democratic Leaders Remain with DREAMERS
- February 10, 2018

Dreamers were previously protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals scheme - something which was ended by President Donald Trump previous year. What is our message? "We are going to deliver our share of support". After the last shutdown members are still unclear on the path forward and expect the Senate to pass this, leaving them little room. (more...)
Winter storm arrives Thursday evening into Friday Winter storm arrives Thursday evening into Friday
- February 10, 2018

Schools across MI also cancelled classes. Snow will linger into Saturday with another inch or two possible through the morning. Angela Lekkas took her children sledding in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. "We're up to it". By mid- afternoon, temperatures were still in the 20s inland, and low to mid 30s near the coast. Ten inches were reported in parts of northern IL and 8 inches in northern Indiana. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi's marathon speech sets record for longest in House history Nancy Pelosi's marathon speech sets record for longest in House history
- February 10, 2018

Republicans ended up passing the measure. Trump put almost 700,000 undocumented young people at risk of losing deportation protection and work permits when he ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , in September. (more...)
USA vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off USA vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off
- February 10, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday expressed hope to form "true friendship" with Japan but said Japan must first look squarely at the countries' shared history. South Korea, meanwhile, said it "will strive to solve" the issue of a statue symbolizing comfort women in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles over Japan past year, as well as a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that climbed to an altitude of more than 4,000 km ... (more...)
Trump 'weighing his options' on release of Democratic memo - White House Trump 'weighing his options' on release of Democratic memo - White House
- February 10, 2018

The Nunes memo alleges that Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials relied on an unsubstantiated dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele to get a warrant to conduct surveillance of Page, who served on the Trump campaign's foreign policy advisory team. (more...)
Wednesday Weather Update, Randolph Township Schools Closed For The Day Wednesday Weather Update, Randolph Township Schools Closed For The Day
- February 10, 2018

Friday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 0. Snow will be widespread through the morning, then taper west to east this afternoon and evening. The highest ice accumulations will be in southern Pennsylvania, the Hudson Valley in NY and into southern New England. (more...)
Koby Altman Details How Excited LeBron Is About Newest Additions Koby Altman Details How Excited LeBron Is About Newest Additions
- February 10, 2018

Gilbert has tried, and failed, to get a long-term commitment from James, and in the absence of that, the Cavs had no choice but to cover themselves, particularly after that Irving trade was starting to look like one of the more lopsided deals in recent memory. (more...)
Cavaliers, Isaiah Thomas take high road after Cleveland experiment didn't work Cavaliers, Isaiah Thomas take high road after Cleveland experiment didn't work
- February 10, 2018

I just feel like he was playing behind the eight ball, not only on the floor, but just trying to get himself back to where he's accustomed to playing."I wish the best for him in LA right now and his future". Once upon a time, the Celtics were the team that needed the fireworks. It's a big commitment to a 31-year-old who is in the midst of one of the worst seasons of his career, although moving on from the Kings could be what he needs to return to last season's form. (more...)
Trending on Social - Park and Pak Kick Off Olympics in PyeongChang Trending on Social - Park and Pak Kick Off Olympics in PyeongChang
- February 10, 2018

Meanwhile, hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police outside the Winter Olympics stadium in South Korea , hours before the North's delegation were due to attend the Games' opening ceremony . Kim Yong Nam and the North Korean leader's sister are scheduled to hold a meeting with Moon on Saturday. An encounter between the pair has been mooted, but Mr Kim but said the United States had not requested a meeting. (more...)
Mumbai Police register case against investor Mahesh Murthy for sexual harassment Mumbai Police register case against investor Mahesh Murthy for sexual harassment
- February 10, 2018

On December 25 past year, a Delhi-based woman entrepreneur had fileda complaint against him, which was forwarded by the NationalCommission for Women to the Mumbai Police. Later, another entrepreneur shared screenshots purportedly of a conversation with Murthy that made her "uncomfortable". So called "star investor" Mahesh Murthy is behind bars. (more...)
Teacher detained for suspected sexual abuse of Class 2 student Teacher detained for suspected sexual abuse of Class 2 student
- February 10, 2018

The development triggered angry protests by parents, who gathered outside the school, demanding suspension and punishment for the accused. Nevertheless, the parents have continued their protest outside the school which has disrupted the traffic at Rashbehari Avenue. (more...)
Indian Woman Says Husband Stole Kidney to Cover Unmet Dowry Demand Indian Woman Says Husband Stole Kidney to Cover Unmet Dowry Demand
- February 10, 2018

Mrs Sarkar says she knew nothing of her husband's crime until a few months ago, when she was hospitalised and doctors found that she was missing her right kidney. However, the practice persists in many parts of the country. Sarkar's mother-in-law is reportedly on the run. The incident came to light when Rita, the victim, approached the police claiming one of her kidneys had been stolen by a hospital in Kolkata where she had gone for treatment several years beforehand. (more...)
SEC commish stands against proposed MS law allowing guns on campuses SEC commish stands against proposed MS law allowing guns on campuses
- February 10, 2018

Gipson said it's acceptable for schools to require students and employees not to carry guns, but says people with the license should get their rights. After passing in the state House, the proposed bill now goes to the state Senate. Miller also said the ASB Senate has not yet had a chance to discuss HB 1083 since its Tuesday night meeting. (more...)
Winter Olympics: ban on 47 Russians upheld Winter Olympics: ban on 47 Russians upheld
- February 10, 2018

There were 168 Russians who passed the vetting process. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it would likely hear the case Wednesday in Pyeongchang. The IOC is considering an appeal against that decision. "There is no absolute right to get an invitation from the International Olympic Committee to come to the Olympics", Hess said in a telephone interview. (more...)
White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo
- February 10, 2018

The memo mainly focuses on the FBI's surveillance of Carter Page, the Trump campaign's foreign policy adviser who had connections to Russian Federation and expressed his admiration for their authoritarian regime. The Washington Free Beacon employed Fusion GPS for political opposition research during the presidential primary campaign but had no involvement in the Steele dossier. (more...)
Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill
- February 10, 2018

ET, and wrapped the speech a little after 6:10 p.m. ET. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the budget, which was reached on a bipartisan level in the Senate, will pass if Democrats are on board. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) was outspoken a year ago in his criticism of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). When asked by a reporter if she would vote for the bill, she said no. (more...)
Nursing home employee shot dead in east Georgia Nursing home employee shot dead in east Georgia
- February 10, 2018

The nursing home is owned by Augusta University Health but operates independently, WAGT reported. Timmons was last seen in a 2010 White Chevrolet Traverse with GA tag# VFM 202. "We are shocked and saddened at this awful act of violence". "There is no longer a need to shelter in place". Timmons' body will be sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab for an autopsy. (more...)
Kerala On Top Of The Country's Overall Health Performance: Niti Aayog Report Kerala On Top Of The Country's Overall Health Performance: Niti Aayog Report
- February 10, 2018

Kerala, unsurprisingly, was on top followed by Punjab and Tamil Nadu . The poor show on overall ranking and slow pace of improvement on the health front reflects the massive challenge before UP chief minister Yogi Aditya Nath, who came to power in March 2017, to push the state machinery into action to catch up with performers on critical heath parameters. (more...)
Mix Momentum At Considerable Level- Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR)
- February 10, 2018

Avis Budget Group I (CAR)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is sitting at -89.46. (NASDAQ:CAR) has declined 14.90% since February 6, 2017 and is downtrending. Therefore 73% are positive. BioMarin Pharmaceutical had 78 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:CAR) on Thursday, February 25 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Russian nuclear executives paid Clinton Foundation through lobbying group, report says Russian nuclear executives paid Clinton Foundation through lobbying group, report says
- February 10, 2018

Campbell told three congressional committees that Russian Federation was sending millions of dollars to the USA under the guise of helping the Clintons' charity efforts while expecting to influence the Uranium One deal when Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state under former President Obama. (more...)
US begins shutdown as senator holds up spending bill US begins shutdown as senator holds up spending bill
- February 10, 2018

Paul, a Kentucky Republican who famously spent almost 13 hours filibustering the nomination of former CIA Director John Brennan in 2013, began to speak just before 6 p.m. There, liberal Democrats and tea party conservatives have swung into opposition. She says she opposes the budget legislation without a commitment from House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to vote on DACA . (more...)
Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. Has $228000 Position in Corning Incorporated (GLW)
- February 10, 2018

Yakira Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Viacom Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.42B market cap company. Corning Incorporated ( GLW ) traded down $0.23 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $28.22. (more...)
Speaker Paul Ryan: House will pass spending bill if Democrats are onboard Speaker Paul Ryan: House will pass spending bill if Democrats are onboard
- February 10, 2018

And that's why it puts Ryan in a bind, because the House Freedom Caucus is already in open revolt over this, which means he won't be able to get a majority of his own caucus to vote for it, with another government shutdown looming. this morning - give me 15 minutes to debate, 15 minutes to vote and we could have been done by noon. Senators were visibly frustrated as they roamed the halls waiting for the vote. (more...)
Colombia and Brazil tighten Venezuela border control Colombia and Brazil tighten Venezuela border control
- February 10, 2018

Speaking in Cucuta, a border city of about 670,000 Colombian inhabitants, Santos said he would not tolerate crime committed by Venezuelan migrants and would prosecute any unlawful behaviour. "Venezuela was very generous with Colombia when Colombians sought for a better life in Venezuela". Members of the so-called Lima Group monitoring the crisis in Venezuela, which includes several Latin American nations and Canada, represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, were due to ... (more...)
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...)

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