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Bhaichung Bhutia resigns from Trinamool Congress Bhaichung Bhutia resigns from Trinamool Congress
- March 01, 2018

Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday announced his resignation from primary membership of Trinamool Congress (TMC ). However, he has now disconnected himself from the party, and the reasons behind this exit are unknown yet. (more...)
South Korean prosecutors demand 30 years for ex-president Park South Korean prosecutors demand 30 years for ex-president Park
- February 28, 2018

Prosecutors are also seeking a 118.5 billion won (S$145 million) fine. The Liberty Korea Party, which emerged from the ruins of the conservative party that Park led, called the request " more cruel than capital punishment" because it would force the former president to live out the rest of her life in shame. (more...)
Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January
- February 28, 2018

Both contracts earlier rose to their highest since February 7. Al-Falih's implication that the market could easily go south again is timely given surprising news out of the United Kingdom that for all the talk about aging oil fields, that nation is about to become a net crude oil exporter for the first time in 14 years. (more...)
Travel warnings as fresh snow blast sweeps UK Travel warnings as fresh snow blast sweeps UK
- February 28, 2018

The unusual weather could continue as Storm Emma, packing more snow and ice, approaches western England from Portugal and France. "Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur". (more...)
High Court Grapples With Case of Emails Stored Abroad High Court Grapples With Case of Emails Stored Abroad
- February 28, 2018

The case started with a 2013 warrant obtained by U.S. prosecutors for emails of a suspect in a drug-trafficking investigation that were stored on Microsoft computer servers in Dublin. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sotomayor both asked why they shouldn't just let the lower court opinion (in Microsoft's favor) stand and allow the case to be decided by congressional action. (more...)
Dutch skater Kjeld Nuis wins second gold with 1000 meter victory Dutch skater Kjeld Nuis wins second gold with 1000 meter victory
- February 26, 2018

Kjeld Nuis was the man who did it - first dressed in orange and now covered in gold. Nuis said he was glad he could cope with the pressure again on such a big stage. Nuis held the medal tight after he received it on the stand - the first time medals were handed over in the oval - and sang the Wilhelmus anthem. After winning the 1,500, Nuis also posted this video on Instagram, which shows what his Olympic gold medal looks like up super close, including the engraving of the event on it. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 46 TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 46
- February 26, 2018

A hazardous weather outlook warns of potentially slick roads in mountainous areas. Roughly 1.52 inches of rain fell in Allentown from late Thursday night into early Sunday morning, weather service data shows. "It's a quick shot for the mountains getting some snow potentially", Sullivan said of Wednesday's forecast. However, a slight change in the track could bring too much warm air to the region for any significant snowfall, and rain would be the predominant precipitation type. (more...)
Pak Film Stars Pay Condolences To Bollywood Icon Sridevi Pak Film Stars Pay Condolences To Bollywood Icon Sridevi
- February 26, 2018

Sajal Ali and I were the ones from Pakistan who knew her and the family well. The untimely demise of Sridevi has left Bollywood grief-stricken and its shockwaves can be felt in the hearts of her fans throughout the Subcontinent. Her elder daughter Janhvi, who is due to make her Bollywood debut, was in Mumbai . When I woke up and read about it, it is really sad. Not just Adnan but Pakistani actress Saba Qamar Ramzan who starred in Hindi Medium also expressed grief at the loss of the ... (more...)
Is Ivanka Trump flying on Air Force One for the Olympics? Is Ivanka Trump flying on Air Force One for the Olympics?
- February 26, 2018

The South's presidential office said on Sunday that members of the North Korean delegation had expressed the North's openness to talks with the United States. "The two Koreas have cooperated together and the Olympics were held successfully", KCNA cited the North Korean Foreign Ministry as saying. President Moon was keen to stress that improvements in relations between the USA and North Korea should run alongside a developing relationship between his country and his neighbors North Korea. (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Downgraded to Hold at Canaccord Genuity
- February 26, 2018

About 926,239 shares traded. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN ) has risen 17.40% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 97.08% the S&P500. Therefore 67% are positive. WPX Energy had 112 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. (more...)
Timberwolves Announce Jimmy Butler Has 'Meniscal Injury' Timberwolves Announce Jimmy Butler Has 'Meniscal Injury'
- February 26, 2018

But this comes at a bad time for the T-Wolves. Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau declined to offer specifics of the injury, but did not shut the door on the possibility of Butler returning before the end of the season. But the Wolves need more. Conventional wisdom in the aftermath of Butler's injury Friday against Houston suggested that neither margin will hold without him. (more...)
Two New Polls Show Widespread Support for Stricter Gun Laws Two New Polls Show Widespread Support for Stricter Gun Laws
- February 26, 2018

The findings suggest, as CNN puts it, that "the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has shifted public opinion on gun laws in a way other recent mass shootings have not". 76 percent believe people who have received treatment for a mental illness should be banned from owning guns. Despite Trump's expressed support to toughen up background checks for gun purchases, he and Congress a year ago rolled back stricter checks on people with mental illnesses who purchase guns. (more...)
Cutrone: 'Milan a real team now' Cutrone: 'Milan a real team now'
- February 26, 2018

Patrick Cutrone and Davide Calabria scored second-half goals for the Rossoneri in their 2-0 defeat of Roma at the Stadio Olimpico . Roma - who had been on a three-match Serie A winning streak - slipped to fifth behind Inter Milan who beat bottom side Benevento 2-0 on Saturday, with AC Milan just outside the European places in seventh. (more...)
North Korea 'willing' to talk with US, South Korea says
- February 26, 2018

When Pence left a dinner reception on the day of the Olympics Opening Ceremony after only five minutes, passing up an opportunity to shake hands with the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong Nam, North Korea made a decision to call the meeting off, judging that there would be no real benefit in it anyway. (more...)
Chief delegate says NK willing to hold talks with US Chief delegate says NK willing to hold talks with US
- February 26, 2018

Kim Yong Chol, North Korea's vice chairman of the ruling Worker's Party Central Committee and the country's former intelligence chief, reportedly made the comment during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae In during his visit to the 2018 Winter Olympics , according to South Korea's Yonhap News . (more...)
South Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between US, North Korea South Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between US, North Korea
- February 26, 2018

Almost 300 North Koreans, including 22 athletes and 229 cheerleaders, crossed the inter-Korean border to return home on Monday after leaving a checkpoint in Paju, just south of the border. The North Korean delegation, led by former military intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol who is accused of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship, is widely expected to meet with other South Korean government officials on Monday before leaving Tuesday. (more...)
White House: Talks with N. Korea must lead to ending nuclear program White House: Talks with N. Korea must lead to ending nuclear program
- February 26, 2018

The North Korean delegation met at an undisclosed location with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and signaled a willingness to meet with the United States , his office said in a statement . The North Korean officials crossed the border on foot and were met by a mob of South Korean media before being rushed into waiting black police cars. (more...)
Companies abandon NRA over boycott demands Companies abandon NRA over boycott demands
- February 26, 2018

Then Symantec Corp ended a discount program for its LifeLock identity theft product. The conglomerate, which operates Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent a Car, and National Car Rental , said it ended a discount program available to NRA members, effective March 26. (more...)
Trump advocates arming teachers Trump advocates arming teachers
- February 26, 2018

After the Sandy Hook shooting, a task force backed by the NRA recommended more armed guards and teachers in schools. As seen on the photographs, these included "What would you most want me to know about your experience?" and "I hear you". It includes raising the minimum age to buy rifle from 18 to 21. Trump also promised "very strong" background checks on gun owners during the poignant "listening session", in which he heard first-hand accounts from bereaved parents and friends, and ... (more...)
Companies that have cut ties with the NRA, at a glance Companies that have cut ties with the NRA, at a glance
- February 26, 2018

Students are preparing to return full-time to their classrooms on Wednesday. "The NRA doesn't back any ban , the NRA has asked the ATF to do its job and make sure that these classifications are consistent", Loesch said Sunday. "The issue around bump stocks , I don't hear a lot of people defending why we should have that". These could include a bipartisan measure to improve the information that states provide to the federal background check system, a renewed effort to require background ... (more...)
Most wanted GNLA Chief killed in an Encounter Most wanted GNLA Chief killed in an Encounter
- February 26, 2018

Poll bound Meghalaya has witnessed a lot of mayhem in the recent past, thanks to the activities of the dreaded GNLA, the Garo populace lived in fear for nearly two decades until the "Most Wanted" man, Sohan D Shira was shot dead on February 25, thanks to the efforts of the SF10 commandos. (more...)
NY Health Department issues measles warning after Australian tourist visit NY Health Department issues measles warning after Australian tourist visit
- February 26, 2018

The Australian visitor stayed at a La Quinta Inn on 71st Street in Manhattan from Feb. 16 to the morning of Feb. 19, and participated in the museum's bible group the morning of Feb. "Individuals initially build up a fever, at that point may have a hack, runny nose and watery eyes, trailed by appearance of the rash", the DOH said. (more...)
DT Investment Partners LLC Invests $209000 in Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST)
- February 26, 2018

The Harvest Capital Strategies Llc holds 7.01M shares with $24.24 million value, down from 7.53 million last quarter. Serengeti Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Herbalife Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.07 billion market cap company. (more...)
Iraq court hands Turkish women death sentence Iraq court hands Turkish women death sentence
- February 26, 2018

AN Iraqi criminal court today sentenced to death 15 Turkish women after finding them guilty of belonging to the Islamic State group, a judicial official said. Saad al-Hadithi, spokesman of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's media office, confirmed that all "foreign nationals who committed crimes and violations against the people of Iraq, whether directly or by supporting the terrorist IS militants, will be subject to the Iraqi law". (more...)
Jacinda Ardern 'creepy' 60 Minutes interview sparks anger Jacinda Ardern 'creepy' 60 Minutes interview sparks anger
- February 26, 2018

Spending as much time talking to the other man in Ardern's life, Winston Peters, as Gayford, Wooley lavished praise on his main subject, highlighting her "no fuss, can do attitude", her ability to "handle delicate relations with New Zealand's "first nations" people". (more...)
United States shows reservation for talks with N.Korea United States shows reservation for talks with N.Korea
- February 26, 2018

North Korea sent former military intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol, an official accused of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship, to lead its delegation. "We will see if Pyongyang's message today, that it is willing to hold talks, represents the first steps along the path to denuclearization". The Trump administration has been in contact with North Korean officials via the North's United Nations representative in NY and other diplomatic channels. (more...)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
- February 26, 2018

Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Com reported 48,890 shares. We have $60.10 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:RRGB worth $57.59M more. (RVNC) by 113.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:RRGB). Glenmede Trust Co Na holds 0% or 109 shares. Moreover, Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (more...)
Trump urges more armed teachers and guards at USA schools Trump urges more armed teachers and guards at USA schools
- February 26, 2018

Friday morning before leaving for CPAC 2018, the president spoke to reporters. And I'm pissed, because my daughter I'm not going to see again. "Let’s get together, work with the president and fix the schools ". "It was a real shot to the police department", Mr Trump said, before leaving the White House. But the president didn't provide a price tag or propose how school districts with limited resources would pay for it. (more...)
Feinstein fails to clear 60% threshold to receive party endorsement for re-election Feinstein fails to clear 60% threshold to receive party endorsement for re-election
- February 26, 2018

Democratic senator from California faces pushback from some liberals in her own party over her decision to run for a sixth term; reaction and analysis from Republican pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson and Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov. (more...)
HMCS Calgary involved in fuel spill off BC coast HMCS Calgary involved in fuel spill off BC coast
- February 26, 2018

A search was done in the area and no evidence of the spill was found. The fuel that was spilled was F-76 kerosene, which evaporates quickly. This has made it hard for clean up crews to locate it. The Department of National Defense is leading a coordinated effort to find and clean up the spill. Maritime Forces said it is co-ordinating with Environment Climate Change Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada and B.C. (more...)

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