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Unexploded Second World War bomb to be detonated when weather improves Unexploded Second World War bomb to be detonated when weather improves
- February 15, 2018

London City airport itself is built between former harbor basins. Royal Navy divers assist in preparations to float the bomb down the River Thames and out to sea. The area where the airport stands used to be an industrial center, and it came under heavy bombardment from German planes during the war. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts return after detonating the device. (more...)
76ers sign three-point specialist Marco Belinelli 76ers sign three-point specialist Marco Belinelli
- February 15, 2018

I think you guys play really well. Marco Belinelli during warm-up with the Philadelphia 76ers , last Monday. He will serve primarily in a reserve role behind J.J. The 76ers are just 1-4 ATS this season when favored by at least eight points. The Sixers are now 26th in the National Basketball Association in second-unit points, with just 27.1 ppg and 29th with 32.1 percent of converted threes. (more...)
APNewsBreak: Senator to stop blocking some DOJ jobs over pot APNewsBreak: Senator to stop blocking some DOJ jobs over pot
- February 15, 2018

Department leaders have "shown in good faith their willingness to provide what I think will be hopefully the protections we sought, and as sort of a good faith gesture on my behalf I'll be releasing a limited number of nominees", Gardner said. (more...)
State seeks Rs. 200 cr. as aid for hailstorms-hit areas State seeks Rs. 200 cr. as aid for hailstorms-hit areas
- February 15, 2018

Moreover, Buldhana and Amravati in Vidarbha witnessed crop damage of around 32,700 hectares and 26,598 hectares, respectively. According to preliminary surveys, crops over 190,000 hectares were damaged in Vidarbha, Marathwada and North Maharashtra due to hailstorms. (more...)
Trump hosts National Sheriffs' Association for White House roundtable talk Trump hosts National Sheriffs' Association for White House roundtable talk
- February 15, 2018

The figures could be even more severe if the plan to remove $554 billion from Medicare spending over 10 years is not approved by a Congress. The infrastructure plan is just one of the accomplishments by the president that has prompted an online Thank Trump Card Campaign giving ordinary Americans a way to thank the president for his record of achievement during his first year in office. (more...)
Cornerstone Capital Inc. Sells 13705 Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Cornerstone Capital Inc. Sells 13705 Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY)
- February 15, 2018

Chilton Investment Co. LLC now owns 5,283 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $294,000 after purchasing an additional 26 shares during the last quarter. National Bank & Trust Of Stockton owns 18,643 shares or 0.45% of their U.S. portfolio. Chilton Mngmt Lc has 160,667 shares for 1.48% of their portfolio. (more...)
Fannie Mae to Require $3.7 Billion Government Cash Infusion Fannie Mae to Require $3.7 Billion Government Cash Infusion
- February 15, 2018

Fannie Mae officials announced the company will seek $3.7 billion from taxpayers after reporting a $6.5 billion net loss in its most recent quarter. Freddie Mac paid $11 billion to the exchequer in 2017. Its net interest income in the fourth quarter, which includes fees to guarantee mortgages, was $5.1 billion compared with $5.8 billion in the year before. (more...)
Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas
- February 15, 2018

Pro-government election officials recently announced the early election, drawing condemnation from the United States and several Latin American countries. We need them because unfortunately this problem gets worse day by day, Santos said at an event in Bogota. The declaration refers to a meeting in the Peruvian capital of the so-called Group of Lima, formed also by Argentina, Brazil , Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay and St. (more...)
US Senate Begins Work on Immigration Plan US Senate Begins Work on Immigration Plan
- February 15, 2018

Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, who has been blamed for causing a brief government shutdown as he opposed the bipartisan budget deal last week. Mr Porter worked in the White House for more than a year without full security clearance and despite allegations of past domestic abuse. (more...)
Northern Ireland talks collapse Northern Ireland talks collapse
- February 15, 2018

The power-sharing talks are believed to have collapsed over a proposed Irish language act. The two parties, representing mainly Catholic proponents of a united Ireland and Protestant supporters of continued rule by Britain, have failed to meet a number of deadlines. (more...)
Infiltration bid foiled on LoC in Poonch Infiltration bid foiled on LoC in Poonch
- February 15, 2018

It alleged that the Indian forces "deliberately targeted a school van carrying school children on Battal-Madharpur road, resulting in the death of the driver of the van, Sarfaraz Ahmed, leaving the school children severely traumatised". The students started screaming as there was no one present after which local residents came to their assistance. On February 7, the defence ministry informed the Parliament that there were 192 ceasefire violations (till January 29) from the Pakistani side ... (more...)
IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians to host Chennai Super Kings in season opener IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians to host Chennai Super Kings in season opener
- February 15, 2018

In addition to the home bases of the eight franchises, Indore will be the ninth venue, playing host to the home games of Kings XI. The venues for Qualifier 1 , Eliminator and Qualifier 2 to be played on 22nd, 23rd and 25th May respectively are yet to be finalised. (more...)
Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition-linked lawyer Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition-linked lawyer
- February 15, 2018

Further, Dr Matiang'i argues that the issue of deportation of Dr Miguna is pending before another High Court judge and can not be adjudicated upon without a valid hearing. He cited eight recent instances, which he called "evidence of bias, double standards, impunity and poor leadership on the part of the judiciary", including Odinga's boycott of the repeat vote, which Maraga did not condemn. (more...)
Oxfam Admits It Rehired Worker Dismissed Over Haiti Sexual Misconduct Oxfam Admits It Rehired Worker Dismissed Over Haiti Sexual Misconduct
- February 15, 2018

Former Oxfam employee Roland Van Hauwermeiren, at the heart of the scandal involving prostitutes during a humanitarian mission to Haiti, reacted Thursday for the first time. Driver tweeted: "All I can tell you about this bad revelation about Oxfam is that I am devastated". The charity also led tributes to murdered MP and former Oxfam worker Jo Cox at the festival in 2016. (more...)
Lebanon Urges US to Prevent Israel From 'Continuing Assaults on Sovereignty' Lebanon Urges US to Prevent Israel From 'Continuing Assaults on Sovereignty'
- February 15, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities overseas to help reduce tensions in the region. Rejecting Israel's claims about owning parts of Lebanon's Exclusive Economic Zone in the Lebanese territorial waters, the president emphasized that Lebanon is "committed to calm on the southern border". (more...)
Trump's Blue Apron-style plan to replace food stamps savaged online Trump's Blue Apron-style plan to replace food stamps savaged online
- February 15, 2018

Critics of Trump's SNAP proposal say the " budget seems to assume that participating in SNAP is a character flaw" and the new program would be "far more intrusive". The USDA claimed states could likely deliver the food boxes at a cost that's lower than what the government would have spent per recipient under the current system. (more...)
Indian PM Under Domestic Pressure to Resume Political Dialogue With Pakistan Indian PM Under Domestic Pressure to Resume Political Dialogue With Pakistan
- February 15, 2018

The National Investigation Agency, India's premier counter-terror unit will probe the Jammu attack, an official said. Meanwhile, Pakistan on Wednesday threatened the U.S. She accused Pakistan of violating the ceasefire to send terrorists across the border. "Pakistan will have to pay a price for this". Now, America's intelligence chief has warned that Pakistan-supported terrorist groups would continue to carry out attacks inside India and quoted that risking an escalation of tension ... (more...)
Boat Collision Raises Tensions Between Greece And Turkey Boat Collision Raises Tensions Between Greece And Turkey
- February 15, 2018

During the conversation, Yildirim told Tsipras that Greece needed to take steps to decrease tension in the Aegean sea, Reuters reported. A Turkish boat collided with a Greek patrol boat near a disputed islet group in the Aegean, prompting Greece's government to protest on Tuesday and hiking the tensions between the two countries. (more...)
Wales told TMO made 'mistake' over no-try call against England Wales told TMO made 'mistake' over no-try call against England
- February 15, 2018

Following a review, World Rugby said Tuesday it has "clarified to the Wales team management. that the TMO made an error" and that "Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball". If you haven't got the rub of the green then you know you probably get it in the next couple of games. "They've done it before", the England head coach said. (more...)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- February 15, 2018

Last trading transaction put the stock price at $89.83. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.56, for a total value of $507,920,000.00. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Opus Mgmt Incorporated holds 5,000 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Minnesota-based Jnba Advsrs has invested 0.59% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan
- February 15, 2018

Over two thirds of those killed and wounded were attributed to anti-government fighters belonging to groups such as the Taliban and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Less than five percent were caused by Afghan forces. But the total number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan last year decreased by nearly a tenth, or nine percent, compared to the year before. (more...)
Netanyahu Leading in the Polls Despite Police Recommendations to Indict Netanyahu Leading in the Polls Despite Police Recommendations to Indict
- February 15, 2018

In a statement given moments before police issued their official findings, he said: "I think about the good of the country not for personal reasons of the press, but only for the country, and nothing will stop me from doing this, not even the attacks against me, and believe me they're never ending". (more...)
German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless
- February 15, 2018

Last Saturday, an Iranian drone penetrated Israeli air space via Jordan, the IDF identified it ahead of the penetration, but allowed it to enter Israeli territory, where it was shot down by two combat helicopters. A senior Israeli official told Channel 10 that the ambassadors were asked to pass along the warnings in light of Jeruslem's "sense" that the global community has not been taking Israel's willingness to act against Iran's entrenchment in Syria seriously. (more...)
Home Depot hiring 450 people in Indianapolis Home Depot hiring 450 people in Indianapolis
- February 15, 2018

It has underperformed by 2.66% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. (The) by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. 78 funds opened positions while 211 raised stakes. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, January 25 report. (NYSE:HD) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, December 7 by Telsey Advisory Group. (more...)
CNN analyst breaks down in tears while talking about Parkland shooting CNN analyst breaks down in tears while talking about Parkland shooting
- February 15, 2018

An analyst for CNN became emotional while discussing this week's tragic school shooting on CNN . He said: 'I have ten nieces and nephews and we're talking about bomb stocks. "You're obviously, this is so emotional". "And people say we've got to learn some and, as a result people say we've got to learn some lessons". "Unfortunately lessons are never, never learned", he added. (more...)
India warns Pakistan over Kashmir attack India warns Pakistan over Kashmir attack
- February 15, 2018

She asserted that even though evidence of Pakistan's role may be shared, India still reserved the "right to respond adequately at the time our choosing". Saying that people of the State have been the worst victims of continued violence and uncertainty, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that dialogue is the best way to resolve issues and end this acrimonious situation. (more...)
Adam Rippon's Beauty Adam Rippon's Beauty "Secret" Is Everything You Ever Wanted It to Be
- February 15, 2018

If Adam Rippon doesn't want the Olympics to be about Mike Pence , perhaps he should stop talking about Mike Pence. Most of the people on social media stated that Adam Rippon was robbed. The long-exposure technique is similar to the one that photographer Cameron Spencer used to take this now-famous photo of Jamaican runner Usain Bolt during the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. (more...)
EFF explains why it wants early elections
- February 15, 2018

EFF leader Julius Malema wants parliament dissolved today, Thursday, and has the motion to achieve just that at the ready. "The EFF will therefore not participate in the election of a new President to replace Zuma because we do not want to legitimate anyone from the ruling party". (more...)
National Weather Service issues Dense Fog Advisory National Weather Service issues Dense Fog Advisory
- February 15, 2018

A similar advisory for LaPorte County was set to expire at 8 a.m. The agency says some areas may see fog patches persist throughout the day. The fog has affected several flights at Central Illinois Regional Airport. Expect poor visibility overnight, especially closer to the IL state line where the fog will be thickest. Some of the lowest viability could occur along the Interstate 80 corridor in Lake and Porter counties, the weather service said. (more...)
Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving
- February 15, 2018

The New York Times first reported the news prior to the official announcement. A close friend of Brand said , "She's leaving, because she has the kind of job offer you don't turn down", reported NBC News . Devin Nunes. A White House spokesman later said there were no plans to do so. The report does not elaborate on which aspects of the probe Brand dreaded taking on, or whether it was merely the prospect of being thrust into one of the highest-pressure jobs in politics that gave her ... (more...)

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