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Palestinians Threaten to Boycott Israeli Occupation Courts Palestinians Threaten to Boycott Israeli Occupation Courts
- January 05, 2018

As the law stands now, a panel of three military judges must unanimously approve any death penalty in military courts . Several of Israel's senior security officials, including the Shin Bet, opposed the bill, arguing that the death penalty will not deter potential terrorists and may even instigate kidnappings of Jews worldwide in order to try and force a prisoner exchange. (more...)
'Bomb cyclone' storm sweeps into United States northeastern coast 'Bomb cyclone' storm sweeps into United States northeastern coast
- January 05, 2018

The storm could rank as the most intense over the waters east of New England in decades at this time of year . Find out how much ice and snow is expected by this wild storm. Wicked cold air sourced from Siberia, the North Pole and Greenland will all converge on the region. The Miami Herald says it has been three years since people in South Florida experienced cold like this. (more...)
Alaska Airlines, Others Cancel Flights Because of East Coast Megastorm Alaska Airlines, Others Cancel Flights Because of East Coast Megastorm
- January 05, 2018

Flights are to resume at 7 a.m. Friday. Tracking service FlightAware .com said more than 4,000 flights were canceled within, into or out of the United States. Airlines are working with passengers on a variety of options, including new flights , bus rides to NY or hotel rooms in the Washington area. East Coast-bound travelers were advised to check with their airlines for further details. (more...)
Local drug treatment center reacts to Cuomo's opioid crisis plans Local drug treatment center reacts to Cuomo's opioid crisis plans
- January 05, 2018

Before passage of the tax plan, filers could deduct state and local income, property and sales taxes. This will be the first step in the process to meet New York's goal set a year ago to develop 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030. (more...)
Eritrea, Sudan re-designated by U.S. over violation of religious freedom Eritrea, Sudan re-designated by U.S. over violation of religious freedom
- January 05, 2018

Yusuf added the US plan to cut security assistance to Pakistan is "a done deal", but it will not change Pakistan's approach on counterterrorism and what Washington is seeking from Islamabad. "His most recent assessment is that Pakistan does not meet the criteria for CPC designation, but meets the Special Watch List criteria", a State Department Spokesperson told PTI . (more...)
Indian-origin Prabhu Ramamoorthy Molests Woman on Board Spirit Airlines Flight, Arrested Indian-origin Prabhu Ramamoorthy Molests Woman on Board Spirit Airlines Flight, Arrested
- January 05, 2018

He stopped after the victim woke up, and the woman went to the back of the plane to report the incident to a flight attendant, the criminal complaint said. "What makes this offense particularly egregious and the defendant even more of a danger to the community is the fact that it took place on an airplane". (more...)
Powerball jackpot now at a record $550 million; still no winners Powerball jackpot now at a record $550 million; still no winners
- January 05, 2018

Almost a billion dollars is up for grabs in this weekend's Powerball and Mega Millions drawings AND it's the first time in game history that both Powerball and Mega Millions have advertised jackpots above $400 million at the same time! The winning numbers are: 2, 18, 37, 39. (more...)
North Korea hit its own city in missile launch blunder North Korea hit its own city in missile launch blunder
- January 05, 2018

North Korea has twice fired a Hwasong-12 missile over Japan. The missile's failure was widely reported at the time but it was not previously known that the Hwasong-12 crashed in a populated area. The sanctions came after North Korea successfully tested a new ICBM on November 29 that could put the USA mainland within range of the country's nuclear weapons. (more...)
USA suspends at least $900 million in security aid to Pakistan
- January 05, 2018

United States security aid to Pakistan fell 62%-from $849 million in financial year 2012 to $322 million in financial year 2016. The US must remember that it buckled down before Lilliputian North Korea which is an emerging nuclear power, but is now foolishly vying to lock horns with a full-fledged nuclear power, which is height of foolhardiness. (more...)
How to set financial goals you can keep How to set financial goals you can keep
- January 03, 2018

You can get insane with spreadsheets and categories and pretty coloured pens, or you can just simply bullet out a few of your resolutions in the front of your notebook. Tina Hamilton, president of myHR Partner in Upper Macungie Township, agreed that it's important for a business manager to get staff to set goals or "resolutions" each year. (more...)
Analysts See $0.56 EPS for CSX Corporation (CSX)
- January 03, 2018

Taylor Asset Management Inc sold 40,900 shares as the company's stock rose 3.79% with the market. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC now owns 282,536 shares of the company's stock valued at $7,979,000 after buying an additional 20,966 shares during the period. (more...)
Trail Blazers G to return Tuesday vs. Cavs Trail Blazers G to return Tuesday vs. Cavs
- January 03, 2018

He saw more than 40 minutes during Monday's win, recording 11 points, six assists and five rebounds. The Bulls seven-game home winning streak came to an end Tuesday (AEDT) in a 124-120 overtime loss to the Portland Trailblazers. Shabazz Napier started with Lillard out, but he'll move back to the bench and provide quality depth. So they could certainly use the help. After missing five games, numberFire's models project Lillard to tally 36.8 FanDuel points across 32.2 minutes of work. (more...)
National championship game ticket prices skyrocket following Georgia's Rose Bowl win National championship game ticket prices skyrocket following Georgia's Rose Bowl win
- January 03, 2018

Alabama, led by coach Nick Saban , soundly defeated Clemson Monday night and the Georgia Bulldogs beat the Oklahoma Sooners in double overtime at the Rose Bowl, setting the stage for two longtime rivals to face off in the NCAA's final game of the season. (more...)
Dozens of cars involved in multi-vehicle crash outside Buffalo Dozens of cars involved in multi-vehicle crash outside Buffalo
- January 03, 2018

Twenty-two vehicles were directly involved, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz . Snow was falling as 15 to 25 vehicles collided just before 2 p.m., police said. Traffic is being diverted onto the 290. Westbound traffic must exit 48A. New York State Police say there were injuries, but specific details on them were not released. (more...)
CT Leaders Heading to Puerto Rico to Assess Hurricane Response CT Leaders Heading to Puerto Rico to Assess Hurricane Response
- January 03, 2018

More than one hundred days after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Connecticut's congressional delegation said not enough has been done to help with recovery and rebuilding. Puerto Rico has had an terrible decade - and it's about to get worse. "The senators" trip will also include a stop at a Johnson & Johnson manufacturing facility in Puerto Rico. (more...)
Palestine recalls U.S. ambassador after Trump's Jerusalem move Palestine recalls U.S. ambassador after Trump's Jerusalem move
- January 03, 2018

Most of the global community does not recognise Israeli sovereignty over east Jerusalem, which it captured in the 1967 Middle East war. Yoav Kisch, head of the Knesset Control Committee, started preparing for an amendment in the basic law in which the Israeli army powers on settlers are abolished and substituted by the civil law. (more...)
Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win
- January 03, 2018

O'Connor - instrumental in Cork City's league and cup double before being sold to Preston North End last summer - enjoyed a hero's welcome when he validated the ticket on Tuesday morning. "It's been an incredible two days and I don't think the win has sunk in yet". "Once the ticket was validated I asked Kevin for a hold of it [the ticket] so I could become a millionaire for a few short seconds", said Mr Flanagan. (more...)
North Alabama school systems delay due to extreme cold North Alabama school systems delay due to extreme cold
- January 03, 2018

The remaining buses were taken out of service for repairs. School districts have already delayed school for some areas across the Piedmont Triad. Huntsville City Schools is delaying the starting of classes Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. (more...)
United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.10
- January 03, 2018

It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500. Barclays Plc increased its stake in Mercadolibre Inc (Put) (MELI) by 1017.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by UBS on Monday, May 2 with "Neutral". The stock has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 23. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (more...)
United States dismisses North-South Korea talks as 'band-aid' United States dismisses North-South Korea talks as 'band-aid'
- January 02, 2018

After she read out social media posts written by Iranians in support of the protests , Ms Haley rejected charges by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that the five-day-old protests were being fomented by the country's "enemies". (more...)
Former envoy to China Vijay Keshav Gokhale named foreign secretary Former envoy to China Vijay Keshav Gokhale named foreign secretary
- January 02, 2018

A 1981-batch Indian Foreign service officer, Gokhale is the senior-most serving IFS officer after Jaishankar at the moment. The smart money is on Vijay Gokhale, India's envoy to Beijing, who was brought back to South Block as Secretary (Economic Relations). (more...)
Thousand Indians pack bags to India from the US Thousand Indians pack bags to India from the US
- January 02, 2018

Photograph of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo. Currently, the authorities can extend the H1-B visas beyond the permissible two three-year terms even if the green card is pending, but if this so-called "self-deportation" measure is implemented then 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders could be deported. (more...)
Scores reportedly killed as gunmen attack Rivers community Scores reportedly killed as gunmen attack Rivers community
- January 02, 2018

An indigene of Omoku, who yesterday gave details of how the 15 worshippers were gunned down but would not want his name in print, to avoid his being trailed by the criminals, said as the Christians were leaving their various churches on January 1, the gunmen were spraying them with bullets at close range. (more...)
City to ramp up traffic barriers after terror attack City to ramp up traffic barriers after terror attack
- January 02, 2018

The New York Post reported that the $33,750 salary increase alone is more than someone will make in an entire year working a minimum-wage job. And, without mentioning Donald Trump, de Blasio pledged to stand up in the face of the growing divisiveness that defined the country's zeitgeist for much of the two years. (more...)
As Cold Weather Continues, So Do Water Main Breaks As Cold Weather Continues, So Do Water Main Breaks
- January 02, 2018

Berlin is also facing their second water main break on Robindale Drive early this morning. "Parents are being notified and buses will run their normal routes home at [noon]", Morrow said in an email. Johnson City Water and Sewer Services says its crews have found a water main break that is causing low water pressure and some outages in Johnson City. (more...)

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