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Storms Lead To Mudslides In Southern California Areas Affected By Wildfires Storms Lead To Mudslides In Southern California Areas Affected By Wildfires
- January 13, 2018

Thousands of people in wildfire-affected areas in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties were ordered to evacuate on Monday ahead of a winter storm that brought heavy rain to the area. The death toll on Tuesday surpassed a California mudslide on January 10, 2005, that killed 10 people as a hillside gave way in the town of La Conchita, less than 20 miles (32 km) south of the latest disaster. (more...)
H&M stores in South Africa ransacked over 'racist' hoodie advert H&M stores in South Africa ransacked over 'racist' hoodie advert
- January 13, 2018

Gauteng police have confirmed that they fired rubber bullets at the East Rand Mall in Boksburg to disperse Economic Freedom Fighters members who staged protests and vandalised several H&M stores around the province against a monkey sweater advert. (more...)
Biz Leaders to Congress: Ending DACA Will Create Workforce Crisis Biz Leaders to Congress: Ending DACA Will Create Workforce Crisis
- January 13, 2018

Those signing the letter included Apple CEO Tim Cook , Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and General Motors CEO Mary Barra. On Tuesday, a federal judge in California moved to temporarily block the administration's efforts to end DACA while challenges to Trump's move play out in court. (more...)
Gamer, 28, kills mom after blaming her for broken headset, police say Gamer, 28, kills mom after blaming her for broken headset, police say
- January 13, 2018

During the argument, Nicholson broke his own headset while yelling at his mother, according to police. Nicholson then retrieved a handgun from the home and fired two rounds into an inside wall and then shot his mother in the head, according a Modesto Bee report . (more...)
Death toll from California mudslides rises to 18
- January 13, 2018

Emergency crews continued Thursday to rescue residents, at times by helicopter, from some of Montecito's still-impassable neighborhoods. The Thomas Fire - the largest wildfire in California's recorded history -burned more than 281,000 acres in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties from early December into this month. (more...)
PM remembers Lal Bahadur Shastri's impeccable service PM remembers Lal Bahadur Shastri's impeccable service
- January 13, 2018

Taking to Twitter , the Prime Minister Modi said Mr Shastri's "impeccable service" will be remembered for generations to come. It revolves around the mysterious death of the second Prime Minister of Republic India Lal Bahadur Shastri . On January 11, 1966, he breathed his last in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, a day after signing the Tashkent Declaration, reportedly due to cardiac arrest. Naseeruddin Shah and Mithun Chakraborty have been roped in for the film. (more...)
Onu: vergognosi i commenti di Trump su paesi migranti Onu: vergognosi i commenti di Trump su paesi migranti
- January 13, 2018

A raccontare per primo quanto accaduto durante il meeting svoltosi attorno alla scrivania presidenziale e' stato il Washington Post , che ha raccolto le testimonianze di alcuni dei presenti e le ha pubblicate illudendosi di mettere imbarazzo la Casa Bianca , rimediando invece la solita figura barbina. (more...)
Turan ends Barca nightmare with loan switch to Turkey Turan ends Barca nightmare with loan switch to Turkey
- January 13, 2018

Basaksehir's buy-out options remained unspecified . Turan joined Barca in 2015 from Atletico Madrid for €35 million in 2015 but he was not able to make his debut until January of the following year due to Barca's transfer ban. Turan quit the national team in June 2017 but changed his mind a month later after positive talks with new head coach Mircea Lucescu. The match ended 4-0, with Turan assisting Lionel Messi's opening goal.On 17 August 2016, Turan scored twice and Lionel Messi once ... (more...)
Don't let China wean away our neighbours, Army chief Gen Rawat warns Don't let China wean away our neighbours, Army chief Gen Rawat warns
- January 13, 2018

On the increased number of ceasefire violations and casualties, he said India was ready to retaliate against any threat and would continue this approach till it sees a decrease in violations. "It would be premature to talk about what is going to be ultimate impact of this pressure on Pakistan". He reminded Rawat that education is a state subject and they don't need sermons from Army Chief. (more...)
Japan Urges Safe Return Of Rohingya Refugees Japan Urges Safe Return Of Rohingya Refugees
- January 13, 2018

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday it was "positive" that the country's military was taking responsibility for the actions of troops, after the army said soldiers were involved in killing 10 captured Rohingya Muslims. Amnesty International has called the summary killings at Inn Din "the tip of the iceberg" in terms of atrocities carried out since August and urged a wider, impartial probe. (more...)
Qatar accuses UAE aircraft of violating its airspace: agency Qatar accuses UAE aircraft of violating its airspace: agency
- January 13, 2018

The UAE's foreign minister Anwar Gargash criticized Qatar's complaint to the United Nations and Security council about airspace violations by the UAE. Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani described the incident as an evidence that shows UAE authorities seek to continue their approach to violate global law, conventions, charters and worldwide norms. (more...)
Trump asked why 'pretty Korean lady' wasn't helping with North Korea negotiations Trump asked why 'pretty Korean lady' wasn't helping with North Korea negotiations
- January 13, 2018

Trump persisted and asked the question again, with the staffer repeating that she, like Trump himself, was also from Manhattan in NY. He wanted to know where "your people" are from, according to the officials, who spoke under condition of anonymity due to the nature of the internal discussions. (more...)
EPS for Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) Expected At $0.39 EPS for Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) Expected At $0.39
- January 13, 2018

About 117,747 shares traded. Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN ) has risen 15.46% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Eaton Vance holds 18,638 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Deprince Race And Zollo has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. (more...)
Hyundai Looks Ahead with Latest Hydrogen Vehicle Hyundai Looks Ahead with Latest Hydrogen Vehicle
- January 13, 2018

Dubbed as NEXO , this vehicle picks up where the Tucson FCEV left off. The Hyundai Nexo was introduced as a crossover that will be powered by a fuel cell engine. The Nexo is part of Hyundai's plan is to launch 18 production electric or fuel cell vehicles worldwide by 2025. Hyundai has also unveiled the Intelligent Personal Cockpit, an instrument panel that, according to the press release, presents a new approach with the information displayed to the driver. (more...)
Cuba condemns Trump's "racist" statements on Haiti, El Salvador
- January 13, 2018

Maryland lawmakers were quick to denounce the president's comments on Twitter . Sen. Durbin called the moment, "heartbreaking". Trump was not scheduled to take a psychiatric exam, according to the Chicago Tribune , and cognitive screenings that test memory and other elementary brain functions are not part of a routine physical checkup. (more...)
President Trump Has Extended Iran's Sanctions Relief 'For The Last Time' President Trump Has Extended Iran's Sanctions Relief 'For The Last Time'
- January 13, 2018

A senior administration official said Trump wants the deal strengthened with a follow-on agreement in 120 days or the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the global pact. Trump has repeatedly criticized the accord, while Iran has accused the USA of failing to comply with it. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday U.S. (more...)
Five still missing after deadly mudslides sweep through California community
- January 13, 2018

Brown says those people may simply have left the area before or after the mudslides or may just be out of touch with the family and friends looking for them. Soil scorched by wildfires is less able to absorb water, which increases the chance it will be dislodged and cause a mudslide. "We've got manpower out here, everybody is searching", said Curt Pickering, Montecito resident. (more...)
New Education Secretary supportive of faith schools New Education Secretary supportive of faith schools
- January 13, 2018

The 48-year-old who replaced former Defence Secretary Michael Mates as the MP for the East Hampshire constituency in 2010, when the boundary was also changed to include Liphook and Grayshott. Conservative HomeDamian Hinds has been appointed as education secretary. Ms Greening had never dissented in public from Mrs May's proposals to allow new grammars and increase sponsorship of state schools by universities, private schools and the Catholic church, but "stalled as far as she could", said Mr ... (more...)
Trinamool, BJP workers clash at rally Trinamool, BJP workers clash at rally
- January 13, 2018

The clashes cast a shadow on the already fraught relationship between the BJP-led Centre and Trinamool-led West Bengal , prompting the state BJP to demand President's rule and Union minister Nitin Gadkari to cancel his visit to the Mamata government's 'Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS)', which starts next Tuesday. (more...)
Hunt for killer who raped 7yo in Pakistan Hunt for killer who raped 7yo in Pakistan
- January 13, 2018

In the new footage, a bearded man bearing a resemblance to her abductor can be seen walking through the street where Zainab's house is situated, according to Pakistani news outlet Down. Zainab's medical report confirmed ample evidence of assault and rape on the little girl's body. Punjab government spokesman Malik Ahmed Khan admitted that their government is yet to take a number of measures for the protection of children, adding that meaningful steps are essential. (more...)
North East MPs promoted to Labour's front bench North East MPs promoted to Labour's front bench
- January 13, 2018

In August past year, Ms Pidcock told left-wing site Skwawkbox that she had a "visceral" dislike of Conservatives and was "disgusted at the way they're running this country". In Wales, the national assembly still has the power has the power to "cap" local authorities' council tax rises. Mr Lewis was last month cleared of claims he groped a woman after the party's sexual harassment panel found insufficient evidence to proceed with a case against him. (more...)
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by Vetr
- January 13, 2018

Oskie Capital Management Llc sold 295,400 shares as the company's stock declined 12.09% while stock markets rallied. Founders Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Intel by 2.2% in the third quarter. Intel makes up approximately 1.1% of Fisher Asset Management LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 18th largest holding. It also upped Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) stake by 638,516 shares and now owns 7.63 million shares. (more...)
Traders Buy Stryker (SYK) on Weakness
- January 13, 2018

Also, the number of funds holding Stryker Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 45 to 45 for the same number. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $158.6. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, April 12 report. The Price Index 12m for Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) is 1.36788. (more...)
PM pledges to include financial services in trade deal PM pledges to include financial services in trade deal
- January 13, 2018

Mayor Sadiq Khan said Britain could lose nearly 500,000 jobs if it failed to agree a trade deal with the European Union. "If the government is serious about walking away if the European Union fails to offer an acceptable deal, it needs to prepare seriously for such an eventuality, and that requires a senior minister within the department for exiting the European Union", she said. (more...)
Oprah's Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumours, Trump reacts
- January 13, 2018

No, I like Oprah . Taken from 2000's The America We Deserve , he said that Oprah would make an excellent vice president. "I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth, like the truth of so many other women who were tormented in those years, and even now tormented, goes marching on". (more...)

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