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Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress
- February 10, 2018

Hours earlier, the Senate had voted 71-28 in favor. The drama played out against a backdrop of tumbling global stock markets. The S&P 500 slumped 3.8 percent. A senior administration official had said Trump would sign the bill before noon but was unlikely to do so before 9 a.m., when federal employees would be back at work. (more...)
EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal
- February 10, 2018

He insisted in response to British criticism that "there was no trace in my attitude of any lack of courtesy or an attempt to punish the UK". "There was also agreement on the importance of moving quickly in the negotiations to secure a trading relationship with the European Union that is as tariff-free and frictionless as possible following the implementation period". (more...)
Anti-Pakistan protests against Jammu terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Anti-Pakistan protests against Jammu terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly
- February 10, 2018

Two army men and two children were killed while four army men sustained injuries after Fidayeen stormed the Sunjwan Army camp on outskirts of Jammu city on Saturday morning. Muhammad Akbar Lone talking to mediamen said that he was a Muslim first and his sentiments were hurt when the BJP MLAs were shouting anti-Pakistan slogans. (more...)
Putin's Income Doubled Between Elections, Documents Show Putin's Income Doubled Between Elections, Documents Show
- February 10, 2018

In accordance with Russian law, the CEC has to complete the registration of the candidates by February 10, so that their names would appear on the ballots in the elections slated for March 18. The Obama administration considered releasing details of Putin's finances to embarrass him in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, officials later told The Washington Post. (more...)
SolGen: ICC has no jurisdiction over complaint against Duterte SolGen: ICC has no jurisdiction over complaint against Duterte
- February 10, 2018

According to Reuters , President Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines told the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate him for crimes against humanity but would prefer to face a firing squad than be jailed. "I would ask for the rare privilege of talking to you". Roque expressed confidence the move against Duterte would fail. "Moreover, the alleged deaths attributed to the war on drugs is because of lawful police operations and can not therefore constitute an attack ... (more...)
South Korea's President holds historic meeting with Kim Jong-un's sister South Korea's President holds historic meeting with Kim Jong-un's sister
- February 10, 2018

At the opening ceremony of the Olympics on Friday night, Moon and Kim Yo Jong shook hands in what appeared to be a friendly manner. Some local media reported system problems, including the Games website and some television sets, were due to a cyberattack but Sung said it was still too early to determine whether hackers had attempted to damage them. (more...)
European Union negotiator Michel Barnier warns Brexit transition period 'not a given' European Union negotiator Michel Barnier warns Brexit transition period 'not a given'
- February 10, 2018

Several diplomats and Brussels officials familiar with the discussions said a host of unresolved issues, including the Irish border, and British in-fighting over what kind of future trade relationship to ask for left many convinced the transition will end up being longer. (more...)
Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
- February 10, 2018

The stock decreased 4.38% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $37.1. About 1.92M shares traded. The Children's Place, Inc. Ternium S.A. (NYSE:TX) has risen 39.67% since February 9, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 18 with "Hold". Of the 17 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track ADP 14 of them rate its stock a hold. (more...)
(XOM) Shares Sold by Checchi Capital Advisers LLC (XOM) Shares Sold by Checchi Capital Advisers LLC
- February 10, 2018

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) has declined 41.70% since February 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. Gould Asset Mngmt Limited Com Ca holds 12,727 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Investors bought shares of Exxon Mobil Co. Moreover, Copeland Capital Management Lc has 0.03% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). (more...)
US govt shutdown after Congress fails to vote US govt shutdown after Congress fails to vote
- February 10, 2018

Trump sought to address both camps on Twitter on Friday, lamenting that the package contained "waste" in order to win Democratic votes - while vowing to pursue talks on the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. There is now a bipartisan spending bill on the table . GOP senators blasted the libertarian-leaning senator late Thursday, arguing he was delaying the inevitable passage of the budget deal. (more...)
Democrats Erupt After Trump Blocks Rebuttal Memo Democrats Erupt After Trump Blocks Rebuttal Memo
- February 10, 2018

Democrats on the House panel drafted their memo to counter claims in a document released last week by Republicans , led by committee chairman Rep. The four-page document alleged law enforcement officials misled the FISA Court by not disclosing in an application for a warrant to surveil Page that they were relying in part on information funded by Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee. (more...)
Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria
- February 10, 2018

The villages of Nesriyya and Dukkan in Jandaris, western Afrin were cleared of PYD/PKK terrorists during the operation. Tension has been escalating between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies amid Turkey's ongoing military operation into the Syria's Afrin against the People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara considers as the Syrian affiliates of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), listed by Turkey, the European Union and the United States as a terrorist organization. (more...)
US Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown US Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

As the clock hit midnight, Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney immediately issued an order to close non-essential government operations. It also would increase the government's debt cap, preventing a first-ever default on US obligations that looms in just a few weeks. Both sides pressed for 89 billion United States dollar (£64 billion) for disaster relief, extending a host of healthcare provisions, and extending a slew of smaller tax breaks. (more...)
James Mattis says immigrants in army received't be deported James Mattis says immigrants in army received't be deported
- February 10, 2018

Defense Secretary James Mattis assured military service members who had been brought to the USA illegally as children that they will not face deportation , even if legal protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expire. (more...)
Russian Federation sends North Korean 'slave' labourers home Russian Federation sends North Korean 'slave' labourers home
- February 10, 2018

Russian Federation has begun sending home thousands of North Korean labourers who have worked in "slave-like" conditions to fund Kim Jong-un's regime. On December 22, 2017, the UN Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a US-drafted resolution to introduce new sanctions against North Korea over its continued ballistic missile tests, as tensions on the Korean peninsula have been running high. (more...)
US President signs major budget bill US President signs major budget bill
- February 10, 2018

But the bigger drama played out on the Senate side. The S&P 500 slumped 3.8 percent. Indexes bounced back from the February 8 big losses, but stocks remain on track for their worst week in more than a year as interest-rate fears haunt investors. (more...)
Turkish jets resume airstrikes over Syrian Kurdish enclave Turkish jets resume airstrikes over Syrian Kurdish enclave
- February 10, 2018

She says the goal is to allow humanitarian aid and medical care to flow to more than 700 civilians in eastern Ghouta. "It's noteworthy that the extremists themselves and weapons for them, according to numerous witness accounts, are often transferred to the territory of Afghanistan by helicopters without identifying insignia", he was quoted as saying. (more...)
How to watch the PyeongChang Games Opening Ceremony How to watch the PyeongChang Games Opening Ceremony
- February 10, 2018

Moon, however, has looked at the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with North Korea, which sent leader Kim Jong Un's sister to attend the opening ceremony . NBC Olympics is the US broadcast rights holder to all Summer and Winter Games through the year 2032. After banning the entire team over the doping conspiracy, the International Olympic Committee opened a loophole to allow more than 160 "clean" athletes back in - and now more Russians are trying to force ... (more...)
Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics
- February 10, 2018

As a sign of her status, the elder Kim Yong Nam offered her the seat of honor at the airport meeting, but she politely declined. As has happened so many times under the current administration, what they say and what they do are two very different things. (more...)
MPs from Andhra Pradesh lead protest in both Houses over state MPs from Andhra Pradesh lead protest in both Houses over state
- February 10, 2018

But as per the state government, the problem is far from over. In a statement submitted to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Yanamala Ramakrishnudu stated that a sum of Rs 3,217.63 crore is yet to be released by the Centre for the Polavaram project. (more...)
Fortis Healthcare arm gave Rs 473 crore loan to promoter group firms Fortis Healthcare arm gave Rs 473 crore loan to promoter group firms
- February 10, 2018

The drugmaker had to pay Rs. 3,500 crore as penalty. "Subsequently, the same loans have been recognised as related party transactions in compliance with necessary regulatory requirements", it said. The total deal value was Dollars 4.6 billion. A Singaporean tribunal had adjudged in favour of Daiichi saying that the Singh brothers made false claims in a self-assessment report and fraudulently misrepresented and concealed the genesis, nature and severity of the USA regulatory ... (more...)
Immigration Activist Ragbir's Deportation Postponed For Day In Court Immigration Activist Ragbir's Deportation Postponed For Day In Court
- February 10, 2018

A well-known immigrant rights activist who was on the cusp of being deported this week has filed a lawsuit that allows him to stay in the USA, for now. "We're certainly grateful for all the support we get and glad that the mayor is willing to support us", she said. Albence added that the agency would no longer exempt classes of "removable aliens" from deportation and noted that, of the 143,470 arrests the agency logged in its 2017 fiscal year, 73 percent had criminal convictions and 15 ... (more...)
Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims
- February 10, 2018

ABC News has not spoken with Sorensen nor with his ex-wife, Jessica Corbett , who, according to the Washington Post , said she reported his behavior to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during their background check of the speechwriter. (more...)
No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang
- February 10, 2018

An official travelling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Pyeongchang told reporters the Japanese government believed sanctions were "starting to bite", citing recent instances of ship-to-ship transfers at sea. The Pyeongchang hosts cued up Arirang , a poignant, centuries-old Korean folk song that is considered an unofficial national anthem. South Korea's president held landmark talks with the North's ceremonial head of state and the sister of its leader Kim Jong Un ... (more...)
Puerto Rico Articles, Photos, and Videos Puerto Rico Articles, Photos, and Videos
- February 10, 2018

The latest extension would fund the government past Thursday's deadline until March 23 - avoiding another shutdown - while giving lawmakers in both chambers time to approve the long-term budget deal with the disaster aid. "This funding will provide critical support for the Commonwealth's schools that have experienced the recent arrival of students who were displaced after the devastating hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico and the U.S. (more...)
Snow! Airlines cancel 1000+ flights as storm hits Midwest Snow! Airlines cancel 1000+ flights as storm hits Midwest
- February 10, 2018

Airfield and maintenance crews began to remove snow overnight and airport officials say they'll continue working non-stop clearing the runways throughout the evening. Chicago's two biggest airports, O'Hare and Midway, had hundreds of flight cancellations on Friday - some of which were canceled on Thursday before the storm arrived - because of Mateo, FlightAware reported. (more...)
Pakistan violates ceasefire in JK's Poonch Pakistan violates ceasefire in JK's Poonch
- February 10, 2018

The locals are tensed and they fear for their lives due to constant ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Four soldiers, including a captain, on the same day, were killed in the Pakistani firing in Tarkundi and Sunderbani areas of Rajouri district. (more...)
Trump says he has signed budget bill
- February 10, 2018

The budget bill "also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!" Paul staged a protest due to complain about the federal budget deficit, blocking a procedural Senate vote that would have allowed a vote as early as 7 p.m. "It appears "General" @RandPaul is at it again". Congresswoman Elise Stefanik supports the deal, saying that it "gives our men and women in uniform the resources they need to keep us safe". (more...)
A corner of Afghanistan untouched by Taliban A corner of Afghanistan untouched by Taliban
- February 10, 2018

A Taliban spokesman denied that airstrikes had forced fighters to flee, saying instead that they were still operating in district centers and across the countryside. Bunch, a brigadier general of the RSM, told reporters in Kabul that the mission forces had inflicted heavy casualties on militants in Helmand and Badakhshan provinces during air strikes over the last 10 days. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's autopsy report released Las Vegas shooter's autopsy report released
- February 10, 2018

According to the report of Las Vegas Review Journal newspaper Friday, Mandalay Bay will renumber floors 31 through 34 as floors 56 through 59, while room 32135 where Paddock stayed would never be opened to guests. Paddock fatally shot himself before officers stormed his hotel suite. Paddock told his friends and relatives that he always felt ill, in pain and tired, the report said. (more...)

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