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Egypt denies New York Times report on acceptance of US Jerusalem move Egypt denies New York Times report on acceptance of US Jerusalem move
- January 14, 2018

The Jordanian leader said the issue of Jerusalem should be settled through negotiations and as part of a lasting peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis based on the two-state solution, the worldwide resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative. (more...)
Gaine leaving Bills to become Texans' GM Gaine leaving Bills to become Texans' GM
- January 14, 2018

It is not known when the deal with Gaine will be made official by the Texans, but speculation is it will be before the Senior Bowl which the Texans are helping coach in two weeks. Before coming to Houston, Gaine, worked in scouting/personnel with the New York Jets (1999-2004), Dallas Cowboys (2005-07) and Miami Dolphins (2008-13). (more...)
Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Acquires Shares of 3339 Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG)
- January 14, 2018

Sandy Spring Bank now owns 38,685 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $4,814,000 after buying an additional 1,025 shares during the last quarter. 15,562 are owned by Private Harbour Management Counsel Limited Liability Corporation. Buckhead Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability has 127,239 shares. Moreover, Focused Wealth Mgmt has 0.4% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). (more...)
Sinha asks BJP leaders to speak up like judges Sinha asks BJP leaders to speak up like judges
- January 14, 2018

All four of them said that "they were convinced that for the survival of democracy an impartial judge and justices are needed". "Indeed, those selective benches must have been appointed to obstruct the judicial process and manipulate the final verdict", he added. (more...)
Cold Weather Continues, Slick Roads Still a Concern
- January 14, 2018

Sunday's high is expected to barely reach the teens. Wind: N/SE 5-15. Low: 13. South southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Day will partly sunny with a high of 27 and a low around 21. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. There is a 30 percent chance of light snow after 8 p.m. (more...)
Alastair Campbell: I Hate The Term Second Referendum Alastair Campbell: I Hate The Term Second Referendum
- January 14, 2018

Mr Corbyn however appeared to finally settle on whether his party would call on the British Government to stay in the single market, saying Britain can not remain a member of the single market because of its decision to leave the European Union . (more...)
Trump denies using racist slur on African countries Trump denies using racist slur on African countries
- January 14, 2018

The resolution was passed unanimously after four hours of discussions. Others who attended the meeting have said that Trump questioned why the US would accept immigrants from "shithole countries" like Haiti or those in Africa instead of places like Norway , whose prime minister he had met the day before. (more...)
Bomb blast wounds member of Hamas in Lebanon Bomb blast wounds member of Hamas in Lebanon
- January 14, 2018

Initial reports said Hamdan was a Hamas official. A senior Hamas official was the target of a auto bombing in Lebanon on Sunday, which left him severally wounded. The Hezbollah-linked Al-Mayadeen news reported that an Israeli plane was flying over the city at the time of the explosion. To its part, the Hamas representative in Lebanon, Ali Baraka, denied that Hamdan was injured, however, it was his brother who was injured. (more...)
Passengers safe after Turkish plane goes off runway metres away from sea Passengers safe after Turkish plane goes off runway metres away from sea
- January 14, 2018

An airplane has skidded off the runway after landing in the Turkish province of Trabzon, causing panic among the passengers. All 162 passengers and crew, who were on board the aircraft when it overshot the runway on Sunday, were evacuated safely by emergency services. (more...)
Haitian-American, Md. Lawmakers React To President's Comments On Immigrants Haitian-American, Md. Lawmakers React To President's Comments On Immigrants
- January 14, 2018

Trump criticised immigration to his country from El Salvador , Haiti and the African continent, by calling the group " shithole countries " at a meeting with Congress members at the White House on Thursday, according to U.S. was a big step backwards". In a series of tweets on Friday morning, Trump said the language used by him at the meeting was " tough , but this was not the language used", stressing that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians". (more...)
Popovich defends Laker's Walton in wake of Ball's criticism Popovich defends Laker's Walton in wake of Ball's criticism
- January 14, 2018

Kuzma also collected 10 rebounds as Los Angeles held a 59-39 edge on the boards. The Spurs are now second in the Western Conference; the loss gives them a 10-13 road record. 13, 2018, in Dallas. This lead did not come easy, as the Lakers suffered early fouls and poor perimeter shooting. Yet the Lakers remained dominant with Ingram scoring 12 points in that time frame. (more...)
USA can not undermine Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani USA can not undermine Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani
- January 14, 2018

Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against the new sanctions, although it did not specify how. But Trump argues that Obama gave away too much to Iran in sanctions relief, without forcing the Islamic republic to end its ballistic missile program and support for militant groups. (more...)
NY State Police To Deploy Aerial Drones Across State NY State Police To Deploy Aerial Drones Across State
- January 14, 2018

Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls the drones state-of-the-art technology and said they will improve the state police's ability to respond to situations quickly and effectively. The New York State Trooper Foundation , which was established to advance training protocols and public services by forging partnerships between State Police and private industry, is donating 16 of the aerial drone systems to the UAS program. (more...)
Sol Capital Management Co Holding In Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) Was Boosted; Ellington Management Group Lowered Holding in Sociedad Quimica Minera De C (SQM) as Valuation Rose
- January 14, 2018

The stock has a market capitalization of $15,890.00, a P/E ratio of 40.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 1.00. About 11.25M shares traded. White Pine Invest stated it has 26,867 shares. New York-based Jane Street Gp Ltd has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). (NYSE:SEAS). (more...)
African Countries Demand President Trump Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment African Countries Demand President Trump Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment
- January 14, 2018

He has also questioned the loyalty of Muslim immigrants and claimed Obama was not born in the United States. "It hurts evangelism", Warren said of the president's comments. Many of Nixon's comments only came to light years later, following the release of tapes from his White House years. The president tweeted that he used "tough" language but that that was "not the language used". (more...)
Four local high schools achieve 90 percent or higher graduation rates Four local high schools achieve 90 percent or higher graduation rates
- January 14, 2018

PikeView, Montcalm, James Monroe and River View high schools are among the schools with a graduation rate of 90 percent or more . The NACS district's success a year ago at Carroll High School included a graduation rate of 98.8 percent and non-waiver graduation rate of 97 percent, up from 96.7 percent and 95.7 percent, respectively, in 2016. (more...)
After federal court order, Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals After federal court order, Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals
- January 14, 2018

Ruben Gallego of Arizona told Politico . Bipartisan negotiations hit a snag after President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected an agreement reached by a group of six senators. "It's a good step forward for the people whose DACA permits have been expiring but there's still a long way for us to fight", said Luna, 21, of San Jose who was brought to the USA illegally from Mexico as a 1-year-old. (more...)
Orange County commissioner condemns Trump's Haiti remarks Orange County commissioner condemns Trump's Haiti remarks
- January 14, 2018

In a discussion about immigration from African nations, Mr. Trump asked why he would want "all these people from shithole countries ", according to people with direct knowledge of the conversation. diplomat for an explanation, while the Haitian ambassador to Washington called for an apology. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) has denounced President Trump's remarks as " shocking and shameful ", and "racist". (more...)
Senator Tina smith back in MN after 1st week in Washington DC Senator Tina smith back in MN after 1st week in Washington DC
- January 14, 2018

Though I never anticipated this moment, I am resolved to do everything I can to move Minnesota forward. "Tina Smith will continue the long tradition of great Minnesota senators who have dedicated themselves to opportunity, fairness and improving the lives of working families - and the EMILY's List community is thrilled to endorse her campaign for Senate", Schriock added. (more...)
Donald Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal alive by waiving economic sanctions Donald Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal alive by waiving economic sanctions
- January 14, 2018

The ultimatum puts pressure on Europeans - key backers and parties to the 2015 worldwide agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program - to satisfy Trump , who wants the pact strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days. The argument for staying in, the official said, was to allow time to toughen the terms of the agreements. "The president will also make clear that this is the last such waiver he will issue". (more...)
Woman struck by Brightline train identified Woman struck by Brightline train identified
- January 14, 2018

The woman, 32-year-old Melissa Lavell, was crossing the tracks of the new Brightline train after the sun set on Friday, Boynton Beach police said in a statement. And Ismael Bahamon, a 31-year-old engineering student who came to Miami from Colombia, tried to cross an unfinished section of a Metrorail track while it was under construction on December 8, 1982. (more...)
Trier leads late flurry to lift Arizona past OSU Trier leads late flurry to lift Arizona past OSU
- January 14, 2018

Arizona State's Tra Holder, leading the Pac-12 with a 20.9 scoring average coming in, scored four points on 1-of-9 shooting. 15 Washington on January 5, 1985. At the foul line, OR made 21 of 24 while Arizona dropped 34 of 37. The Ducks rank 28th in assists allowed per game (10.9) while the Wildcats rank 118th (13.3). (more...)
Trump stops imposition of nuke sanctions vs Iran Trump stops imposition of nuke sanctions vs Iran
- January 14, 2018

Tehran on January 13 rejected the notion of any modification of the 2015 nuclear accord, which requires Iran to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. But Trump's refusal to certify the deal to Congress did not pull the US out of the deal itself. The first of those deadlines - for extending or terminating the waiver for the central bank and oil sanctions - is by far the most significant. (more...)
Hospitals struggle to keep pace as flu outbreak peaks Hospitals struggle to keep pace as flu outbreak peaks
- January 14, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the flu is widespread everywhere in the US except for Hawaii and the District of Columbia. More than 2,000 are suffering from Influenza B, a lot of them caused by "Japanese flu". "Influenza like illnesses happens", she said. Complications, which may be serious, can include pneumonia, bronchitis, and ear and sinus infections. (more...)
Liverpool had 'no option' but to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona - Klopp Liverpool had 'no option' but to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona - Klopp
- January 14, 2018

Pep Guardiola does not expect Philippe Coutinho's big-money move to Barcelona to weaken Liverpool when it hosts his Manchester City on Sunday. "I think he suits perfectly the way Barcelona want to play, and have played for the past 20 years", he said . Last week, we covered a report via Bein Sports France claiming that Liverpool are close to signing the Algerian worldwide. (more...)

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