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Immigration Push Hits A Wall As Senate Deadline Nears Immigration Push Hits A Wall As Senate Deadline Nears
- February 16, 2018

The Senate votes were the latest in a series of failures in Congress in recent years to pass a comprehensive immigration plan, and left lawmakers and immigration advocates searching for a way forward for the young Dreamers. Angus King , I-Maine, a lead sponsor of the bill, said before Thursday's vote. The White House attacked Democrats on Thursday after the Senate rejected legislation based on President TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms ... (more...)
United Kingdom to Seek EU Mutual Recognition Deal For Financial Services United Kingdom to Seek EU Mutual Recognition Deal For Financial Services
- February 16, 2018

However, the IoD said the EU already had a partial customs union with Turkey covering industrial and processed agricultural goods which could serve as a potential model for Brexit. Allie Renison, the author of the paper in charge of Europe and trade policy, said there has been much talk and much less action on forging a UK-EU trade relationship 20 months on from the referendum, in which a majority of UK voters backed leaving the bloc to pursue a global Britain . (more...)
Kim Jong Un 'impressed' with South Korea's efforts, state media says Kim Jong Un 'impressed' with South Korea's efforts, state media says
- February 16, 2018

North Korea and South Korea are still technically at war but diplomatic channels began to inch open again in recent months. According to Nam Sung-wook, a professor at Korea University's Department of Unification and Diplomacy in Seoul , the cheerleaders are a tactic to give an air of unification and normalcy in North Korea. (more...)
Try to learn to live in present says, PM Modi Try to learn to live in present says, PM Modi
- February 16, 2018

According to reports, the schools have been asked to click pictures and record 2-minute video clips of students attending the event, and they need to be submitted to CBSE board office by February 17. But on the day of exam, they worship Lord Hanuman. He asks them to be "warriors and not worriers". He further says that a free mind is always helpful to get good marks in exams. (more...)
Delmarva officials react to failed vote on Immigration legislation Delmarva officials react to failed vote on Immigration legislation
- February 16, 2018

In fact, the bill backed by Trump lost 39-60 votes. Trump is pushing for DACA closure to be bundled with three other issues - funding for a border wall on America's southern edge, ending the visa lottery program and curbs on visas for families of legal immigrants. (more...)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee threatens to opt out of 'Modicare' West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee threatens to opt out of 'Modicare'
- February 16, 2018

Mamata said her government has made hospitalisation and treatment free in Bengal and the centre's scheme is a waste of states' resources. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while announcing the state government's decision to opt out of the healthcare scheme, also slammed the Centre for not consulting the states before unveiling the plan. (more...)
Cyril Ramaphosa Voted In As South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa Voted In As South Africa's President
- February 16, 2018

The ANC's KwaZulu-Natal leadership had pledged its allegiance to incoming president Cyril Ramaphosa , saying it will "protect" him and ensure that the resolutions of the party's 54th national conference are implemented. Local media reported that Zuma had been pushing for a resignation deal that included his legal fees to fight multiple criminal charges - but he denied the allegations in his resignation speech. (more...)
Turkish FM alongside with US' Tillerson Turkish FM alongside with US' Tillerson
- February 16, 2018

He and President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday had a "productive and open" discussion on improving ties, a U.S. State Department spokesman traveling with Tillerson said, following weeks of anti-American rhetoric from Ankara . "We demanded this structure be removed from SDF", he said. On his part, Tillerson told the news conference: "We stand shoulder to shoulder with Turkey against terrorist threats". (more...)
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz allegedly linked to white nationalist group Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz allegedly linked to white nationalist group
- February 16, 2018

Israel said that he personally knew the "hero" coach and had sons who played football for him. Once gathered in the classroom, they reportedly hid behind his desk. But critics say Trump's words haven't matched his deeds. Fred, who added he recently lost his brother to a September 11-related illness, said: "What is unfathomable is Jamie took a bullet and is dead". (more...)
Maryam to address first social media gathering in Mansehra today Maryam to address first social media gathering in Mansehra today
- February 16, 2018

He termed it "victimisation in the name of accountability". Yesterday, Ayesha Gulalai, the disgruntled MNA of PTI, has said the ruling PML-N could only manage to pull a shocking victory in the recently held Lodhran by-election against the Imran Khan-led party because of her. (more...)
Best Companies to Work For 2018 Best Companies to Work For 2018
- February 16, 2018

BayCare ranked No. 65 on the list, which was based on survey responses from more than 310,000 employees - rating their workplace culture on more than 50 different categories. Today, Sheetz operates more than 565 stores in six states and is projected to reach 600 in 2019. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M•T•O® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. (more...)
Trump's military parade could cost $30 million, White House budget director says Trump's military parade could cost $30 million, White House budget director says
- February 16, 2018

Asked about Mulvaney's comment, OMB spokeswoman Meghan Burris said Mulvaney was not referring to the budget, but meant to say he would oppose the two-year spending caps deal. Under Trump's plan, even the simple dignity of choosing one's groceries would be denied. "While the user fee increase I proposed would cost the average motorist about $9 a month, our badly deteriorating roads are causing approximately $40 a month in increased maintenance and operating costs", Chamber CEO Thomas ... (more...)
ED asks MEA to revoke Nirav Modi's passport ED asks MEA to revoke Nirav Modi's passport
- February 16, 2018

On January 31st, the CBI had filed an FIR against Mehul Chinubhai Choksi of Diamond R and Stellar Diamonds, along with Nirav Modi , his brother Nishal and wife Ami for allegedly cheating PNB of over Rs 280 crore in 2017. In a late-night stock exchange clarification on Wednesday, PNB said that it has submitted a fraud report on 7 February to RBI after confirming the liability of Gitanjali Group companies. (more...)
Woman Arrested For Posing As Man, Marrying 2 Women To Extort Money Woman Arrested For Posing As Man, Marrying 2 Women To Extort Money
- February 16, 2018

What next? She started beating her "wife" (who holds a double master's degree) and demanding for dowry. It is hard to wrap one's head around several things here, but what comes across clearly is this: a woman had had an unsatisfactory marriage for four years, but not only did she not walk out of it, she continued to indulge her "husband's" demands and got her family to pay him Rs 8 lakh. (more...)
Body found in Ranelagh is that of missing woman Joanne Lee Body found in Ranelagh is that of missing woman Joanne Lee
- February 16, 2018

She had been reported missing earlier this week after being last seen on Tuesday. The soul is taken out of us. I just don't know why it happened. He said his niece had been "a lovely girl, a attractive girl, never any trouble". Ms Lee's uncle, John Curry, described her as a lovely girl and said the family was devastated. The body of tragic Joanne Lee was discovered in a flat on Ranelagh Road in south Dublin at 3.45pm yesterday by gardai investigating her disappearance. (more...)
Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Dies Aged 65 Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Dies Aged 65
- February 16, 2018

The party said it will meet again to choose a candidate for upcoming elections. Tsvangirai formed the opposition MDC in 1999, which has led the charge for democracy in Zimbabwe, which until previous year had been under the iron fist rule of Robert Mugabe . (more...)
Prominent Runners: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
- February 16, 2018

Front Barnett Associates Llc who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $671.08 billion market cap company. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $110.0 target in Friday, January 12 report. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned of alleged school shooter Nikolas Cruz months ago Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned of alleged school shooter Nikolas Cruz months ago
- February 16, 2018

The FBI likely didn't follow up with YouTube previous year to determine the identity and location of a person who posted that "I'm going to be a professional school shooter " under a vlogger's video. "But it was a generic comment, and you know, people say things". That person has the same name as the Florida gunman. One teacher told The Miami Herald that Cruz had been flagged as a potential threat to students in the recent past. (more...)
US Capital Advisors Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)
- February 16, 2018

Kbc Group Nv who had been investing in Marathon Pete Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.88 billion market cap company. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 1.06. (more...)
Dozens protest as Turkish, US diplomats try to calm ties Dozens protest as Turkish, US diplomats try to calm ties
- February 16, 2018

Former State Department official Amanda Sloat said Washington did not appear to have "developed a clear way forward on Syria nor determined how its plans addressed Turkish security concerns". solidarity and angered by its intransigence over the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, a Pennsylvania-based cleric blamed for ordering the putsch. The risk of a risky escalation was clear Tuesday with reports that USA airstrikes last week had killed several Russian paramilitary contractors during an ... (more...)
Abe: Japan, US United to Pressure N. Korea Abe: Japan, US United to Pressure N. Korea
- February 16, 2018

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis cast doubt on Sunday (Monday in Manila) on whether North Korea's charm offensive at the Winter Olympics would lead to a lasting rapprochement between Pyongyang and Seoul . Coach Sarah Murray is right in the middle of the controversy between North Korea and South Korea. The two Koreas have been divided since the conflict ended in a ceasefire in 1953, and the democratic South has risen to become the world's 11th-largest economy, while the North has ... (more...)
Donald Trump denounces domestic abuse amid scandal over aide Rob Porter Donald Trump denounces domestic abuse amid scandal over aide Rob Porter
- February 16, 2018

However, following Porter's resignation and the timeline of events that led up to it - including questions about when exactly the White House knew of the allegations of domestic violence and that such accusations had slowed down approval of his security clearance - Trump had earlier offered comments that appeared to sympathize with Porter. (more...)
Aliona Savchenko, in fifth Olympic appearance, wins pairs gold with Bruno Massot Aliona Savchenko, in fifth Olympic appearance, wins pairs gold with Bruno Massot
- February 16, 2018

China's Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, who topped the short programme rankings with 82.39 points, took the silver medal with 235.47. But 24 hours later Massot righted that wrong, matching his decorated ice companion step for step, their dance to "La Terre vue du ciel" by Armand Amar enthralling the crowd at the Gangneung Arena. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned of alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz months ago Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned of alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz months ago
- February 16, 2018

Ben Bennight , the 36-year-old YouTube video blogger from MS, noticed in September an alarming comment on a video he had posted. Bennight said he did not know how it was connected to the shooting in Florida until agents informed him that the comment he'd flagged had been posted under a username matching the name of suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz . (more...)
Schools encourage students to speak up if they have safety concerns Schools encourage students to speak up if they have safety concerns
- February 16, 2018

More details about his unremarkable life emerged as he appeared in court via videolink, handcuffed and wearing an orange jumpsuit. - His lawyer, Melisa McNeill, told reporters Cruz is aware of what's going on and is a " broken human being ", unable to control himself and with an underdeveloped brain. (more...)
President Donald Trump faced new pressure on Wednesday President Donald Trump faced new pressure on Wednesday
- February 16, 2018

The broad outlines of allegations of domestic abuse against former White House aide Rob Porter are clear. "Omarosa Manigault-Newman, who first met Trump on 'The Apprentice, ' and worked on his campaign, spent 2017 working in the White House but is listed as having no clearance at all". (more...)
Yun Sungbin Wins Skeleton Gold Medal at Winter Olympics 2018 Yun Sungbin Wins Skeleton Gold Medal at Winter Olympics 2018
- February 16, 2018

He's been dominant for so many years. South Korean skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin is not getting distracted in his bid to win his country's first gold medal in the men's skeleton at the Pyeongchang Olympics, his team's head coach said on Wednesday. (more...)
Cyril Ramaphosa elected as new South African president amid opposition party protests Cyril Ramaphosa elected as new South African president amid opposition party protests
- February 16, 2018

South African lawmakers formally named Ramaphosa, the only candidate, as new president on Thursday after scandal-tainted Zuma resigned under intense pressure from the ruling ANC party. "This decision provides certainty to the people of South Africa at a time when economic and social challenges to the country require an urgent and resolute response", said the ANC's deputy secretary general, Jessie Duarte. (more...)
3300 opt for Shaw buyout 3300 opt for Shaw buyout
- February 16, 2018

Boys Arnold Company Inc owns 11,608 shares or 0.11% of their USA portfolio. Lincluden Management Ltd increased Shaw Communications (SJR) stake by 7.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. Actual payments will be spread over 18 months, starting in April. (more...)
Florida high school superintendent shares calls for 'common sense gun laws' Florida high school superintendent shares calls for 'common sense gun laws'
- February 16, 2018

But social media photographs unearthed in the wake of the shooting show a more disturbing side of the teenager. His attorney did not contest the order and had her arm around Cruz during the short appearance. In a tweet , the high school football team said: "He selflessly shielded students from the shooter when he was shot. Say it early and often, I'm telling you". (more...)

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