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State Sen. Carlos Uresti Found Guilty On All Charges State Sen. Carlos Uresti Found Guilty On All Charges
- February 26, 2018

It was an emotional day today for State Senator Carlos Uresti and everyone at the Federal Courthouse today. "But I do want to thank my wife Lleanna and apologize for everything I've put her through". Uresti showed no reaction as a court deputy read his 11 guilty verdicts. Uresti served as general counsel for FourWinds and owned 1 percent of the company's shares. (more...)
Investors Catching Stocks JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
- February 26, 2018

Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC now owns 9,084 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $830,000 after purchasing an additional 37 shares in the last quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1 in 2017Q2. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)
Authorities Identify 10-Year-Old Boy Killed In Asbury Park Shooting Authorities Identify 10-Year-Old Boy Killed In Asbury Park Shooting
- February 26, 2018

Gramiccioni said. A spokesperson for the department said the teen is not the shooter, but he was an accomplice in the crime. Authorities say Council was looking for someone else when he allegedly opened fire in the home. They said an adult man inside the home was the intended target. The 16-year-old, whom prosecutors did not identify because he is a juvenile, also faces charges of conspiracy to commit murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon ... (more...)
Oakland Mayor Warns Illegal Aliens of Potential ICE Raids Oakland Mayor Warns Illegal Aliens of Potential ICE Raids
- February 26, 2018

Schaaf is encouraging residents to consult resources on immigration such as http://www.centrolegal.org/acilep/ to understand their legal rights and options in case they are detained or know someone who needs legal representation. Further details of the potential operations, such as precise locations, are still unknown, according to the press release. ICE agents arrested 212 people in the Los Angeles area during a five-day operation in mid-February, according to the agency . (more...)
Haley: Trump's peace plan is nearly ready Haley: Trump's peace plan is nearly ready
- February 26, 2018

The Institute of Politics is an extracurricular, nonpartisan institute at the University of Chicago created to inspire students to pursue careers in politics and public service. Asked by Institute Director David Axelrod, a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, whether the USA would be backing a particular framework for conflict resolution, Haley replied that " it's for them [Israelis and the Palestinians] to decide ". (more...)
Snowboarder narrowly misses squirrel in parallel giant slalom Snowboarder narrowly misses squirrel in parallel giant slalom
- February 26, 2018

Weinstein tweeted an image from the Olympics alongside a picture from an old episode of the animated classic, writing, "Simpsons predicted it". The Simpsons have gotten credit for predicting President Trump , calling the victor of numerous sports events, and even digging in on possible movies that have yet to enter production, like Star Wars: The Force Awakens . (more...)
Russian stealth fighters rumoured to be in Syria Russian stealth fighters rumoured to be in Syria
- February 26, 2018

On Thursday, multiple media organisations around the world reported that Russian Federation may have deployed at least a pair of SU-57 fighters to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria . Prigozhin - indicted by Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller for bankrolling and guiding a Russian scheme to conduct "information warfare" during the 2016 election - has close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin , the Post noted. (more...)
Fireworks light up Pyeongchang at Winter Olympics closing ceremony Fireworks light up Pyeongchang at Winter Olympics closing ceremony
- February 26, 2018

North Korea's second high-level delegation for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics touched down in South Korea, as conservative lawmakers and civic groups here vehemently protested the arrival of Kim Yong-chol, who allegedly oversaw fatal attacks on the South that killed dozens. (more...)
NRA Hit With Backlash as Bank and Rental Car Giant End Relationships NRA Hit With Backlash as Bank and Rental Car Giant End Relationships
- February 26, 2018

Therefore, corporations linked to the NRA not only boost membership but also help gather funds for the group, which, in turn, uses that money to fund lawmakers, who have been hindering legislation for years that would help create more sensible gun laws in the country . (more...)
Martellus Bennett reportedly wants to play next season Martellus Bennett reportedly wants to play next season
- February 26, 2018

After struggling for long stretches during the first two months of the regular season and then losing quarterback Aaron Rodgers to injury, Bennett floated the idea of retirement over a series of Instagram posts during the bye week. Obviously, that's a question the Patriots need answered sooner rather than later. The Packers signed Bennett to a three-year deal in free agency last March. (more...)
Palestinian Killed by IDF Forces in Fishing Zone Incident Palestinian Killed by IDF Forces in Fishing Zone Incident
- February 26, 2018

While he did not know the reason why the Israeli occupation navy had opened fire on the men, Ayyash stressed that they did not cross the fishing limit defined by the Israeli occupation. Israel, which has imposed a 10-year blockade on Gaza to prevent arms smuggling to terrorist groups, bans fishing beyond six nautical miles (11 kilometers) off the coast. (more...)
Armed teacher: 'I'll take a bullet for my children' Armed teacher: 'I'll take a bullet for my children'
- February 26, 2018

Since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, more than one news outlet has suggested teachers hide and carry a weapon on a school campus. Former Nebraska teacher Maddie Fennell can't see carrying a gun in the classroom, let alone using it against someone who could be a former student. (more...)
Syria conflict: Airstrikes follow United Nations ceasefire vote but relative calm returns Syria conflict: Airstrikes follow United Nations ceasefire vote but relative calm returns
- February 26, 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes and artillery killed nine people and injured 31 in the eastern suburbs. "The shelling today is not as intense as over the past week", he said. The Ghouta Media Center, an activist collective, said members of the Army of Islam insurgent group repelled the Syrian army's attacks on several fronts adding that many soldiers were killed. (more...)
Michael Steele spars with CPAC head over official's comments on race Michael Steele spars with CPAC head over official's comments on race
- February 26, 2018

I can't believe an official of CPAC would go onstage in front of an audience and say something like that. Steele told MSNBC he was standing outside of the room when the racist sentence was said. Miller's "undermine" efforts to "expand this party and its reach into communities of color across the country". "It's the groupthink that has emerged within the party that has now poisoned the national dialogue", he said. (more...)
Barack Obama visit to New Zealand confirmed Barack Obama visit to New Zealand confirmed
- February 26, 2018

During the visit Obama will meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and reportedly have a round of golf with former Prime Minister John Key. The following day Mr Obama will speak at an event in Sydney, also hosted by the council. Obama will be speaking in Auckland to an invitation-only event of about 1000 people, Grice said. The NZ-US Council, which was founded in 2001, describes itself as an organisation committed to fostering and developing "a strong and mutually beneficial relationship ... (more...)
Sridevi Kapoor: handsome Bollywood star who was India's lover, friend and mum Sridevi Kapoor: handsome Bollywood star who was India's lover, friend and mum
- February 26, 2018

From a 12-year-old school student to a 45-year-old civil engineer in Dubai , scores of Indian residents living in the UAE were grief-stricken at the news of actor Sridevi's untimely death. "Her roles across films also marked her as at least an equal of any of the top stars of her day". You were class apart and this void will never be filled by anyone. (more...)
Puducherry CM Narayanasamy condemns PM Modi's remarks on Congress Puducherry CM Narayanasamy condemns PM Modi's remarks on Congress
- February 26, 2018

As the monthly broadcast came just ahead of National Science Day that falls on February 28 - the day Sir C V Raman made his now famous discovery was made - he urged scientific community in the country to explore the ways in which the country and various sections of the country can benefit from emerging frontier of artificial intelligence. (more...)
California man arrested after riding horse drunk on freeway California man arrested after riding horse drunk on freeway
- February 26, 2018

The officers said Perez was administered field sobriety tests with results of.21 and.19 percent, over double the legal limit. Rider arrested by CHP for DUI in the greater Long Beach area. Perez is being held in lieu of more than $50,000 bail, according to sheriff's online records, which show additional cases pending against Perez. The CHP Santa Fe Springs Twitter account shared photos of the arrest and said, "No, you may not ride your horse on the freeway, and certainly not while intoxicated". (more...)
Elderly woman dead in Logan County, KY after possible tornado Elderly woman dead in Logan County, KY after possible tornado
- February 26, 2018

Officials confirmed at least two homes were damaged on the Tennessee/Kentucky state line on McGee Road, located in both Adams, Tennessee in Robertson County and in Logan County, Kentucky. The game between Austin Peay and Murray State was stopped with 5:49 left in the second half due to the leaky roof. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued a disaster emergency for 11 counties because of damage from widespread flooding, especially from the Kankakee River in northern Indiana. (more...)
Massive natural disaster hits Papua New Guinea Massive natural disaster hits Papua New Guinea
- February 26, 2018

It's not yet known if the quake has caused any damage, however there have been no reports of injuries at this stage. Despite the huge magnitude, officials said there was no tsunami risk. "Any geologic situation like steep valleys or any type of construction, [like] buildings, mines, that sort of thing, since this is a shallow natural disaster it shakes all of that a lot more", he said. (more...)
United Kingdom police declare 'major incident' after Leicester blast United Kingdom police declare 'major incident' after Leicester blast
- February 25, 2018

Leicestershire Police tweeted: "There has been a major incident on Hinckley Road, Leicester". "All emergency services are now dealing with this", the police force said in a statement. "Our service is particularly busy in Leicester at the moment", it said. A witness at the scene told CBS News she heard a "bang" and thought it was a vehicle accident. (more...)
Arsenal vs Manchester City, Carabao Cup final 2018
- February 25, 2018

DAVID OSPINA HAS hinted at a summer exit at Arsenal , with the Colombia global goalkeeper admitting that he is "open to everything". 'Arsene Who?' read the headlines in 1996 when Arsenal appointed the little-known Frenchman. Aaron Ramsey , the crowned prince of Wembley, is a major question mark as well, but for the sake of his heroism, his absence may be the biggest of all, should he not be able to go. (more...)
The Simpsons Predicted Team USA's Curling Gold The Simpsons Predicted Team USA's Curling Gold
- February 25, 2018

Back in the real world, the men's USA curling team - who were also at one point on the brink of elimination - became the first American team to win a gold medal in the sport. Perhaps the reason for the medal mix-up was due to the organizers simply not preparing for gold - after all, it was an unlikely win. And it's not just in Korea. (more...)
Met Office upgrades severe weather warning Met Office upgrades severe weather warning
- February 25, 2018

The Met Office forecast states that " snow showers or longer periods of snow are expected on Tuesday, accompanied by very low temperatures". Despite many waking up to a bright Sunday morning, forecasters have urged people to "get tasks out of the way early" this week, as snow showers are set to move further west. (more...)
North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says
- February 25, 2018

Moon, who was invited a day after the opening ceremonies to Pyongyang for a summit with Kim Jong Un , also said that Washington and Pyongyang should quickly meet to "fundamentally solve" the standoff on the Korean Peninsula. Hooker, a former East Asia and Pacific affairs analyst with the US State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research, accompanied James Clapper, then-director of national intelligence, to North Korea in 2014 to secure the release of two Americans detained by the ... (more...)
Police declare 'major incident' in Leicester amid reports of 'massive explosion' Police declare 'major incident' in Leicester amid reports of 'massive explosion'
- February 25, 2018

Photos shared online showed the store had completely disappeared with flames engulfing the wreckage. All the emergency services are in attendance. Whole house shook, loud bang, lots of smoke. The cause of the incident is not yet known, although locals have speculated that it could be a gas explosion. (more...)
Kasich issues emergency declaration over OH flooding Kasich issues emergency declaration over OH flooding
- February 25, 2018

In Pomeroy it was 42.1, with a stage of flood stage of 46.1. At 11 am the river gauge in Racine is at 39.12 feet with a flood stage of 41.2. Marshall County Office of Emergency Management Director Tom Hart said the lowered level provided some relief, although the threat of heavy rain overnight was keeping the office on alert. (more...)
South Africa vs India 2018: 5 positives for India from the tour South Africa vs India 2018: 5 positives for India from the tour
- February 25, 2018

However, just as India seemed to have wrapped things up, debutant Christiaan Jonker and Farhaan Behardien gave the tourists a major scare as they amassed a 51-run partnership in just over three overs. If not the wrist spinners - Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav - it was the pacers who came to the fore. Getting a promotion in the batting order with Kohli out with injury, this was the opportune moment for Pandey to make it count and back his claim for a position up in the batting order. (more...)
PSL: Peshawar Zalmi gets the better of Islamabad United PSL: Peshawar Zalmi gets the better of Islamabad United
- February 25, 2018

It would, therefore, be safe to say that the PSL's role in unearthing and refining a potential match-winner for Pakistan has been crucial. Celebrated Indian comedian Kapil Sharma performed for the Pakistan Super League (PSL ) franchise Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai on the eve of the third edition of the cricket league. (more...)
Delta and United Airlines Cut Ties With NRA Amid Call to Boycott Delta and United Airlines Cut Ties With NRA Amid Call to Boycott
- February 25, 2018

The insurance company said it is ending its discount program offered to NRA members. "As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card". also dropped the gun group today. Members of the NRA have access to special offers from partner companies on its website, ranging from life insurance to wine clubs. (more...)

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