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Poll Shows Cuomo's Numbers Drop, But Support For Proposals Is Strong Poll Shows Cuomo's Numbers Drop, But Support For Proposals Is Strong
- February 15, 2018

Since his amendment is part of his financial plan, it would have to be included in a state budget that Cuomo and legislators are supposed to agree on by April 1, the start of New York's fiscal year. His 30-day amendments to the budget include a provision that would decouple state taxes from the federal plan, a move. "I will say this: a payroll tax, that makes my head spin". (more...)
Russian Federation plane crash likely caused by frozen speed gauge Russian Federation plane crash likely caused by frozen speed gauge
- February 15, 2018

The Flight #6W703 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow. The An-148 was developed by Ukraine's Antonov company in the early 2000s and manufactured in both Ukraine and Russian Federation. One of the speed indicators was reportedly frozen at zero. (more...)
The Official Trailer For 'Atlanta FX Season 2' Has Arrived The Official Trailer For 'Atlanta FX Season 2' Has Arrived
- February 15, 2018

Thanks to the new trailer we get an idea of what to expect like Earn's living arrangements to new hustles. Instead of the standard " season 2 " naming, Atlanta has gone with " Robbin' Season' ", a term, originating in Atlanta itself, for the period leading up to Christmas when there's a big spike in domestic robberies. (more...)
Coffers unexpectedly full at the Thames Valley District School Board Coffers unexpectedly full at the Thames Valley District School Board
- February 15, 2018

The start and end dates are a week off from the current year where school started August 23 and the last day is set for May 16. Gauthier acknowledged "public circumstances that have certainly pointed out that we need some extra help in some areas". (more...)
Angus the dog denied a chance to run for Kansas governor Angus the dog denied a chance to run for Kansas governor
- February 15, 2018

After reading about teens who recently entered the race , Terran said he read through bylaws on the requirements for Kansas governor and it wasn't written anywhere that a dog couldn't run for office. "Under Kansas law, there is no law governing the qualifications for governor , not one", Caskey also said. "I have thought about getting some of his posters printed up, maybe making some t-shirts", he said. (more...)
Jennifer Garner helps her daughters sell Girl Scout cookies Jennifer Garner helps her daughters sell Girl Scout cookies
- February 15, 2018

The San Diego shop Urbn Leaf posted an Instagram of the girl holding a box of cookies promoting her entrepreneurial spirit. Whereas the Girl Scouts of Colorado prohibit the selling of cookies at marijuana or liquor storefronts, the or chapter says it's not against the rules . (more...)
US Mideast peace plan 'fairly well advanced': Tillerson US Mideast peace plan 'fairly well advanced': Tillerson
- February 15, 2018

Tillerson , in a speech broadcast on Kuwaiti state television, stressed that the USA was working with its global coalition partners to reinforce military successes against the IS, noting that it was necessary to secure liberated areas to avoid the terror group's return. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Mosque, leaves for New Delhi PM Narendra Modi visits Sultan Qaboos Mosque, leaves for New Delhi
- February 15, 2018

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has rejected the United States as the sole mediator of the conflict following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. India gets access to strategic Oman port for military use, reconnaissance aircraft. Regular naval exercises have now become the norm. At the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Oman's capital, Modi mentioned that India's image had suffered in the previous regime and his government worked hard to change the ... (more...)
Iran Under Scrutiny as Deaths of Activists in Prison Rise Iran Under Scrutiny as Deaths of Activists in Prison Rise
- February 15, 2018

Sarah Leah Witson, HRW's Middle East director, said: "Iranian judicial authorities think they can get away with claiming that Seyed Emami, a well-known professor, simply committed suicide while being detained in one of the highest-security wards of Evin prison". (more...)
Democrats flip 36th GOP-held state legislative seat
- February 15, 2018

The 72nd is considered a swing district, although Republicans outnumber Democrats by some 13,000 voters. It's far short of the almost 1,000 seats Republicans won during former President Barack Obama's tenure, but Democrats see the wins as signs of an energized base that could deliver control of the House, and potentially the Senate, to the party in this year's midterm elections. (more...)
Allegiant plans year-round aircraft base in Destin-Fort Walton Beach Allegiant plans year-round aircraft base in Destin-Fort Walton Beach
- February 15, 2018

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers to world-class leisure destinations. With the Destin option, Allegiant now offers four nonstop flights from the Northwest Arkansas airport. There's a new nonstop flight out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Walton Beach, and we know they will be thrilled to have this low-priced access to the region. (more...)
Bajrang Dal members vandalise shop, create ruckus on Valentine's Day Bajrang Dal members vandalise shop, create ruckus on Valentine's Day
- February 15, 2018

However, the VHP claimed that it only asked couples to leave the spot, and did not use force. In Hyderabad , Bajrang Dal members create ruckus at Hyderabad's Manjeera Mall and also staged a protest against Valentine's Day . In Coimbatore , Tamil Nadu based fringe Hindu outfit Hindu Makkal Katchi wanted the district administration to ban Valentine's Day celebrations saying such celebrations are against the culture and tradition of India . (more...)
Two Montana dogs compete in Westminster Dog Show Two Montana dogs compete in Westminster Dog Show
- February 15, 2018

More than 2,880 dogs representing 201 breeds and varieties competed in this year's Westminster Kennel Club contest, touted by organizers as America's second-oldest sporting event after the Kentucky Derby. "Whether it's freezing, whether it's 100 degrees out, she just goes". But the real treat at the Westminster Dog Show happens behind the scenes, where the dogs get primped and polished before making their big entrances. (more...)
Egypt arrests former anti-graft czar Hisham Geneina Egypt arrests former anti-graft czar Hisham Geneina
- February 15, 2018

Geneina was arrested on Tuesday at his home in a Cairo suburb, his lawyer Ali Taha told Ahram Online, one day after the Egyptian army said it would take legal action against the two men. After he suggested that a presidential hopeful he campaigned for, had documents implicating current leaders, Egypt's previous anti-graft chief has been arrested by Egyptian police, his lawyer said. (more...)
Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Indicted on Corruption Charges Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Indicted on Corruption Charges
- February 15, 2018

Over the past few months, thousands of Israelis have been rallying outside the house of Israeli attorney general Avichai Mandelblit in the city of Petah Tikva every week to call for Netanyahu's prosecution. "My friends, of course, these are false claims, completely false", Netanyahu assured his audience, challenging them to "think what this says about the investigation, and what does it say about the police recommendations if the same person who investigates you says that you have fabricated ... (more...)
It's unbelievable and crazy - McEnroe stunned by Federer's longevity It's unbelievable and crazy - McEnroe stunned by Federer's longevity
- February 15, 2018

Roger Federer (R) speaks during a press conference on the first day of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam , the Netherlands, 12 February 2018. The Swiss would surpass Andre Agassi, who held the top spot in 2003 aged 33 years and 131 days. "I'm here with all my heart and will do anything for it". (more...)
Men's Freestyle Skiing Results Olympics 2018: Moguls Medal Winners Men's Freestyle Skiing Results Olympics 2018: Moguls Medal Winners
- February 15, 2018

Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Canada's Mikael Kingsbury at the final of the moguls event. It includes seven World Cup moguls titles and the gold medal at the 2013 FIS World Freestyle Skiing Championship in Voss, Norway. "I was just watching them go down and was like "Just put it down, be smooth and you'll go through". I chased him around the mountain, trying to do what he was doing". (more...)
UK food and drink sales soar UK food and drink sales soar
- February 15, 2018

Global pork exports increased by 14% as United Kingdom food and drink overseas sales reached £22 billion in 2017, a new record. The figures, presented by Defra as a " Brexit boost" were up by more than £2bn in real terms on 2016, said Defra, with export sales of milk and cream products increasing by 61%, salmon by 23% and pork by 14%. (more...)
Australia still struggling to improve Aboriginal lives, says report Australia still struggling to improve Aboriginal lives, says report
- February 15, 2018

Australia is struggling to meet its targets in four-out-of-seven measures aimed at improving the lives of the aboriginal Australians, including increasing life expectancy and improving literacy, the government's tenth annual " Closing the Gap " report said on Monday. (more...)
Moon takes Kim's sister out Moon takes Kim's sister out
- February 15, 2018

At Saturday's hockey match between Switzerland and the unified Korean team, the North Korean cheerleaders split up into groups and situated themselves in various sections around the ice rink. UNIDENTIFIED CROWD: (Chanting in Korean). In Seoul Sunday, hundreds of protesters gathered to vent their anger at what they called the "Pyongyang Games", burning North Korean flags and pictures of the country's leader. (more...)
Man caught masturbating in Delhi bus, DU girl uploads video Man caught masturbating in Delhi bus, DU girl uploads video
- February 15, 2018

In the FIR filed with the police, the victim has claimed that she even shouted at the accused, but he did not listen to her. According to the FIR, the incident occurred between Vasant Village and IIT Gate. That's not the end of her disturbing experience she faced in the national capital city. . The woman left the bus and went straight to the police station to file a complaint for sexual harassment and public obscenity. (more...)
Detroit police to investigate officer's death Detroit police to investigate officer's death
- February 15, 2018

Craig says it's a hard loss coming so soon after the death of Glenn Doss and the wounding of three officers yesterday. If you know that area, I guess they have railroad bridges. Police say Smith killed two women before shooting an off-duty police officer, and then shot two more officers. Weathers was featured in a WDIV-TV, Channel 4 News story and viral video recorded when he stopped to play basketball and compete in running races with some Detroit kids while on patrol last August. (more...)
Barry Bennell Found Guilty Of Multiple Child Sexual Abuse Charges Barry Bennell Found Guilty Of Multiple Child Sexual Abuse Charges
- February 15, 2018

Bennell has previously served three prison sentences in England and America. Barry Bennell , 64, was convicted of 36 charges - including indecent assault and sexual assault - at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday. But the court heard transcripts of police interviews in which he admitted having a " grooming process " and being attracted to teenage boys. But the jury was later told there was no evidence to link their deaths to Bennell. (more...)
Olympics: Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Winter Games Olympics: Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Winter Games
- February 15, 2018

Robots of all shapes and sizes took their turns skiing , some tumbling, down a course in Welli Hilli ski resort, an hour's drive west of Pyeongchang . "The winning robot, Taekwon-V, sat the shortest of the bunch at only 75 cm (about 2'6"), and skillfully zoomed down the gentle slope in a cute blue jacket with matching skates. (more...)
Allahabad Bank posts Rs 1263.79 cr net loss in Q3 Allahabad Bank posts Rs 1263.79 cr net loss in Q3
- February 15, 2018

According to data compiled by ICRA for around 50 large borrowers having banking exposure of Rs 2,000 crore or more and will need resolution by September 1, 2018, the total borrowings stand at Rs 2.46 lakh crore. In case the resolution plan is not completed within 180 days, the account will be referred to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code . The Joint Lenders Forum (JLF) as an institutional mechanism for resolution of stressed accounts has also been discontinued. (more...)
Commonwealth secret talks on whether Charles should succeed the Queen Commonwealth secret talks on whether Charles should succeed the Queen
- February 15, 2018

It added that while the issue of the succession of the head of Commonwealth was not part of the group's mandate, the day-long discussions and been described as "open". The Queen has been the head of the Commonwealth since her coronation in 1953. "There are various formulas being played with", the source said. (more...)
The Queen Helps Environment By Banning Single Use Plastic On Royal Estates The Queen Helps Environment By Banning Single Use Plastic On Royal Estates
- February 15, 2018

It looks like 2018 could be the year in which we start to, collectively, take plastic waste reduction seriously. Apparently, there is a "strong desire to tackle the issue" from the very top of the Royal household, since Elizabeth II became "personally interested" in the ills of plastic waste after working with environmentalist Sir David Attenborough . (more...)
Ubisoft Focusing on Adding More DLC to Assassin's Creed Origins Ubisoft Focusing on Adding More DLC to Assassin's Creed Origins
- February 15, 2018

With the removal of combat and objectives, Discovery Tour becomes accessible to, well , everyone. " Assassin's Creed : Origins " is the tenth major instalment in the successful " Assassin's Creed " franchise. The team originally planned to include only 20 tours but then chose to divide them into 75 tours. My favorite parts of Discovery Tour were the instances where it pulled back the curtain on game development. (more...)
Boy fighting for life after Virginia-based ambulance hit by drunk driver Boy fighting for life after Virginia-based ambulance hit by drunk driver
- February 15, 2018

The boy had been in stable condition before the crash north of downtown Winston-Salem but emerged from the wreck with life-threatening injuries, Newnum said. Drive. When officers got to the scene, they found the ambulance flipped over on its side. The crash closed a stretch of the highway for three hours overnight. (more...)
Sensex Rises 215 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Climbs Above 10500 Sensex Rises 215 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Climbs Above 10500
- February 15, 2018

The broader NSE index rose 0.81% to 10,539.75 on Monday, while the benchmark BSE index gained 0.87% to 34,300.47. The Sensex closed at 34,005.76 points - down 407.40 points or 1.18 percent from its previous session's close, while the Nifty50 fell by 121.90 points or 1.15 percent to close at 10,454.95 points. (more...)

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