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Iranian oil tanker sinks one week after collision Iranian oil tanker sinks one week after collision
- January 14, 2018

Three of the bodies of the more than 30 crew aboard have been recovered. The ship has been ablaze for nearly a week since it collided with another vessel on January 6 in the East China Sea and has been drifting into Japanese economic zone over the past several days. (more...)
No One Is Coming to Save Us From Trump's Racism No One Is Coming to Save Us From Trump's Racism
- January 14, 2018

Former senior U.S. diplomat Nicholas Burns tweeted that the "damage overseas from Trump's ignorant and racist remarks can't be exaggerated". We just want to spread love. The Norwegian population numbers 5.3 million in total. El Salvador's protected status, initiated in response to the devastating 2001 natural disaster, was removed this week, effective from September 2019. (more...)
Seal Accuses Oprah Winfrey of Knowing About Harvey Weinstein's Behavior Seal Accuses Oprah Winfrey of Knowing About Harvey Weinstein's Behavior
- January 14, 2018

The Washington Times went with, " Seal accuses Oprah Winfrey of ignoring rumors against Harvey Weinstein: You're 'part of the problem'". And maybe, she supports Oprah 2020 . Not surprisingly, 52% of women prefer Winfrey; 43% of men favor Trump . "I want all of the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon", she declared at the Los Angeles prizegiving. (more...)
Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals
- January 14, 2018

Trump's comments came as two senators presented details of a bipartisan compromise that would extend protections against deportation for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants - and also strengthen border protections as Trump has insisted. (more...)
Federal judge to Trump administration: Keep DACA going Federal judge to Trump administration: Keep DACA going
- January 14, 2018

It is unclear what a Senate bill would contain. Meanwhile, Ryan sounded confident that a stop gap spending bill could be passed. And at that point the president, we're told by Democrats, pushed back, and said , why would we want them? "I think we'll get a down payment on some of these problems and keep fighting, keep working to get the rest of it done". (more...)
Pyongyang Accepts Seoul's Offer of High-Level Talks Next Week Pyongyang Accepts Seoul's Offer of High-Level Talks Next Week
- January 14, 2018

China, meanwhile, announced that it was tightening restrictions on trade with North Korea under United Nations nuclear sanctions, imposing a cap on oil supplies to the North and banning imports of its steel and other goods. Unable to cross into South Korea by land, majority of the defectors choose to cross the Amnok or Tumen rivers to reach China and from there to a third country - mainly Thailand and Mongolia - where they ask for asylum at South Korean embassies and consulates, something they ... (more...)
Death toll rises to 19 in California mudslides, 5 still missing
- January 14, 2018

Excavators carrying rescuers in their buckets ploughed through mud-coated roads in search of the missing after some areas were buried in as much as 4.6m of mud. "To get people here takes time and we're finally getting that request for influx". In one of the hardest hit areas, a silver Mercedes-Benz, its front and rear fenders completely destroyed, sat atop a tree stump, the only thing left where a home once Saturday. (more...)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives today on six day visit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives today on six day visit
- January 14, 2018

I will meet with the Prime Minister, my friend Narendra Modi , with the Indian President and with many other leaders. Netanyahu and his wife Sara were welcomed at the global airport in New Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made history in July when he became the first Indian leader to visit Israel. (more...)
DACA renewal requests are being accepted again after federal judge's ruling DACA renewal requests are being accepted again after federal judge's ruling
- January 14, 2018

The DACA program was created in 2012 by former President Obama to temporarily shield from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children. Trump gave Congress six months to find a way to allow immigrant approved for the DACA program to remain in the US permanently. Meanwhile, advocates applauded the announcement as they planned ways to help DACA recipients apply for renewals as soon as possible. (more...)
Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake Lowered by Lyell Wealth Management LP Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake Lowered by Lyell Wealth Management LP
- January 14, 2018

About 25.89M shares traded or 35.77% up from the average. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) last posted its earnings results on Friday, January 12th. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc increased its stake in Netflix Inc. Ancora Llc accumulated 0.36% or 113,259 shares. Sand Hill Global Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.31B and $937.60M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLK) by 70,132 shares to 589,297 shares, valued at $34.83 million in 2017Q3, according to ... (more...)
Volcanic ash triggers evacuation in Philippines, 'hazardous eruptions' feared Volcanic ash triggers evacuation in Philippines, 'hazardous eruptions' feared
- January 14, 2018

A second ash eruption was also recorded before noon on Sunday. Residents around Mayon Volcano are advised to be more vigilant, as government scientists raise the alert level for the volcano early Sunday, January 14. Photo of Mayon Volcano covered with thick clouds on the right side and grayish ashes at the left side. Those within the slope of the volcano, but outside the 6-km danger zone, were told to take precautionary measures against possible roof collapses due to accumulated ash and ... (more...)
Trump Extends Sanctions Waiver On Iran For Another 90 Days Trump Extends Sanctions Waiver On Iran For Another 90 Days
- January 14, 2018

The president is designating 14 Iranian individuals and entities with new sanctions unrelated to the nuclear deal , including the head of Iran's judiciary, a senior administration official said. Specifically, Trump has called for a removal of "sunset clauses" in the deal, which allow Iran to slowly restart nuclear efforts throughout the next decade. (more...)
Trump issues ultimatum to 'fix' Iran nuclear deal Trump issues ultimatum to 'fix' Iran nuclear deal
- January 14, 2018

His ultimatum puts pressure on Europeans - key backers and parties to the 2015 worldwide agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program - to satisfy Mr Trump, who wants the pact strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days. These penalties largely cut Iran out of the worldwide financial system, until they were suspended by Obama under the nuclear deal. While there may be some relief that Trump has yet to torpedo the hard-won accord, there were clear signs of frustration from European ... (more...)
Steginsky Capital LLC Boosts Stake in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)
- January 14, 2018

It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New ( COST ) by 32.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Costco Wholesale by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. Therefore 69% are positive. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $215.00 price objective on shares of Costco Wholesale in a report on Friday, December 15th. (more...)
Coast Guard rescues five from Lake Erie ice floe Coast Guard rescues five from Lake Erie ice floe
- January 14, 2018

The man was found roughly 2.5 km from shore in poor visibility with fog down to the surface. They could barely see him through the fog, even with night vision goggles, but they were able to hoist him on board. The helicopter took him to waiting EMS who took him to the hospital and U.S. Customs and Border Protection coordinated his return to Canada. The Coast Guard said the man is a Canadian citizen and his name is not being released. (more...)
Will the GOP ever stand up to Trump's naked bigotry? Will the GOP ever stand up to Trump's naked bigotry?
- January 14, 2018

The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's remarks and issued a statement calling for the USA leader to apologise for the remarks. Haiti said it was shocked by Trump's reported remarks on Thursday and summoned the top USA diplomat in the country, asking for an apology if the vulgar term had been used. (more...)
Scholar offers historical context for president's alleged derogatory remarks Scholar offers historical context for president's alleged derogatory remarks
- January 14, 2018

She said , "This behavior is unacceptable from the leader of our nation" and called on Trump to apologize to the American people "and the nations he so wantonly maligned". diplomat in the country, asking for an apology if the term had been used. Trump was widely reported on Thursday to have questioned in a meeting with lawmakers why the United States should accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s...hole countries" in Africa rather than from places such as Norway. (more...)
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu to arrive on six-day India trip Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu to arrive on six-day India trip
- January 14, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu departed on Saturday night for a six-day visit to India to boost trade and solve out differences over a New Delhi decision to cancel a defense deal. In Mumbai, Prime Minister Netanyahu will meet Jewish community leaders and select members of the Indian business community. Modi had visited the Jewish state in July past year, becoming the first Indian premier to do so. (more...)
Israel carries out air strike in Gaza Strip, closes crossing Israel carries out air strike in Gaza Strip, closes crossing
- January 14, 2018

The crossing is the Gaza Strip's main line of supplies. "This is a key mission for us and our intention is to allow quiet and to deter Hamas so we can continue to build the obstacle". The operation was carried out by the IDF Southern Command, in the border crossing area, in Israeli territory. "The message to Gaza's leadership and residents is clear - invest in the sanctity of life and not these burial tunnels", he said. (more...)
All-new Ford Ranger debuts All-new Ford Ranger debuts
- January 14, 2018

The 2019 Ford Ranger will be offered in XL, XLT and Lariat trim levels with available Chrome and Sport appearance and FX Off-Road packages, and in SuperCab or SuperCrew body styles. It includes four distinct drive modes - normal; grass, gravel and snow; mud and ruts; and sand. The system can shift on the fly to automatically change throttle responsiveness, transmission gearing and vehicle controls to tailor traction, driveability and performance to any given terrain or weather condition. (more...)
UN Willing to Help Colombia Care for Venezuelans UN Willing to Help Colombia Care for Venezuelans
- January 14, 2018

In southern Narino province, which concentrates the majority of coca leaf crops - the raw material that makes cocaine - there are hundreds of former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ) who decided not to adhere to the peace accord signed late in 2016. (more...)
Donald Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal Donald Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal
- January 14, 2018

Madame Tussauds London spokesperson Claire Treacy said: "Even though the real President Trump has declined a visit to our capital city in February to open the new US Embassy building, we wanted to give Londoners the opportunity to see the next best thing". (more...)
Iran says no to changes Iran says no to changes
- January 14, 2018

But he says this waiver will be the last and is meant to secure an agreement from European allies to fix what he says are flaws in the pact. Ryabkov's remarks come one day after U.S. The statement came a day after Trump again continued the US participation in the accord, but vowed to "withdraw from the deal immediately" if what he described as "flaws" in the agreement aren't fixed. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Earns Outperform Rating from Raymond James Financial Inc
- January 14, 2018

Baystate Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $900.87B market cap company. Apple Inc (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. (more...)
Trump in 'excellent health,' according to his presidential fitness exam Trump in 'excellent health,' according to his presidential fitness exam
- January 14, 2018

According to those briefed on the conversation, the president used the phrase * a href="http://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-why-allow-immigrants-from-s***hole-countries/2930875/" *"s***hole countries" while questioning why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and nations in Africa, rather than places like Norway. (more...)

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