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Winter Storm Inga batters the south with snow, ice and freezing rain Winter Storm Inga batters the south with snow, ice and freezing rain
- January 16, 2018

The cold front also brought snow to parts of North Texas, where the wind chill pushed temperatures into the single digits. Tuesday night, snow will intensify in parts of New England and parts of the Hudson Valley from near New York City northward. (more...)
Gov. Cuomo wants NY scrubbed from plan to expand offshore oil dr Gov. Cuomo wants NY scrubbed from plan to expand offshore oil dr
- January 16, 2018

President Donald Trump issued an executive order in April to expand offshore oil and gas drilling . The Trump administration exempted Florida from consideration within days of announcing its plans to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas. (more...)
Democracy on trial: Ending partisan redistricting Democracy on trial: Ending partisan redistricting
- January 16, 2018

The Supreme Court dismissed the Democrats' appeal on the grounds their arguments weren't presented properly. They found that the lawmakers' "motion does not dispute this court's unanimous conclusions that" the map had resulted in partisan gerrymandering. (more...)
Rio Tinto reports positive Q4 results Rio Tinto reports positive Q4 results
- January 16, 2018

Dreman Value Management Llc increased Rio Tinto Plc Spon Adr ( RIO ) stake by 34.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Australian shares slipped to their lowest in two weeks on Tuesday, with materials weighing on the index on weak iron ore and coking coal prices. (more...)
Dale City man wins $1 million in Mega Millions drawing Dale City man wins $1 million in Mega Millions drawing
- January 16, 2018

A Florida Lottery news release said Friday that 20-year-old Shane Missler, of Port Richey, had claimed the jackpot from the multi-state game's January 5 drawing. What is more surprising is that Missler did not even choose the numbers of the ticket, he used the "Quick Pick" option while purchasing the winning ticket. (more...)
Tammany, Washington Parish schools close today at noon, to stay closed tomorrow Tammany, Washington Parish schools close today at noon, to stay closed tomorrow
- January 16, 2018

A look at the wintry weather ahead. Humble ISD cares about the well-being of students, staff and families, and encourages everyone to stay safe! These workers have been busy since Saturday trying to clear the ice and snow. "Even if we are not going to get any more snow, we couldn't go tomorrow (Tuesday) or the next day", he said. "Tomorrow I think the high is going to be right around freezing and overnight the low will be in the low teens". (more...)
Indian Passports May no Longer Serve as Address Verification/Proof Indian Passports May no Longer Serve as Address Verification/Proof
- January 16, 2018

The Ministry of External Affairs recently announced that it would stop printing address of the passport holder in the booklet and it will also colour code the jacket. He also revealed that "the decision to keep the last page of the passport blank has been taken" to protect the details of the passport holder. The move also helps resolve various issues "pertaining to passport applications including examination of where mother/child had insisted that the name of the father should not be ... (more...)
Duncan Police: Young girl killed by pet dog at home Duncan Police: Young girl killed by pet dog at home
- January 16, 2018

His mother was also injured during the struggle. Dodge said he grabbed his daughter to rush her to the hospital but the ambulance arrived just as he was carrying her out. "I was very cautious about it because I don't just bring dogs into my home", Dodge said. It loved him and gave him a hug and licked him in the face and everything. (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL)
- January 16, 2018

Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -5.09% and standing -1.35% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded 2.53% away from 200-Day Simple Moving Average . Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HRL. Mairs & Power Inc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 6.81 million shares.#img1#. (more...)
Israel slams Palestinian leader Abbas for anti-Trump speech Israel slams Palestinian leader Abbas for anti-Trump speech
- January 16, 2018

Mr Rivlin said Mr Abbas had returned to the ideas he had expressed decades ago, when they were "no less terrible". The Jews were used as a tool under the concept of the promised land - call it whatever you want. The Palestinian statement said the U.S. decision "makes it lose its eligibility as a mediator and sponsor of the peace process, and will be a partner in this process only after the cancellation of President Trump's decision on Jerusalem". (more...)
Social Democrats Push Back Against German 'Grand' Coalition Social Democrats Push Back Against German 'Grand' Coalition
- January 16, 2018

As one of our readers also pointed out earlier, the big one here is the state North-Rhine Westphalia - where most of the SPD delegates come from. A leading voice in the SPD revolt, party youth wing leader Kevin Kühnert, argues his party had to swallow too many "very bitter pills", such as tighter immigration policy while the CDU blocked other key election promises, such as substantial health and tax reform. (more...)
3.2 million more Americans are without health insurance since Trump took office 3.2 million more Americans are without health insurance since Trump took office
- January 16, 2018

Blacks, Hispanics and households earning $36,000 or less saw their uninsured rates spike the most, Gallup said. "It seems likely that the uninsured rate will rise further in the years ahead". Those efforts failed previous year. "Further, media coverage of the policies to repeal and replace the healthcare law may have caused some consumers to question whether the government would enforce the penalty for not having insurance", it said. (more...)
Nagpur police reassures; CBI judge Loya died of heart attack Nagpur police reassures; CBI judge Loya died of heart attack
- January 16, 2018

One of the four senior Supreme Court judges who had accused the Chief Justice of India of assigning sensitive cases to select judges, ignoring seniority, had confirmed that the Loya case was one of the cases they were concerned about. An emotional Anuj said the Loya family was pained with the chain of events which has been happening in the past few days. So on his behalf, I am requesting, being a family friend and a colleague of Loya (to stop visiting them). (more...)
DHS Secretary Nielsen Insists She Didn't Hear Trump's Vulgar Remarks DHS Secretary Nielsen Insists She Didn't Hear Trump's Vulgar Remarks
- January 16, 2018

Dick Durbin , D-Ill., if he asks her about her comments while she appears before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about oversight of her department. During the meeting, the president had made a "broad characterization" about people coming from Haiti and African countries, rather than from Norway, and Nielsen said that Norway was specified because Trump had just met with the country's prime minister, Erna Solberg. (more...)
Luke Hartsuyker Slams Supporters of Date Change for Australia Day Luke Hartsuyker Slams Supporters of Date Change for Australia Day
- January 16, 2018

And, as was the case with the apology push, any Greens move to make Australia Day a hot button issue would risk diverting attention away from the shortfalls in access to housing, justice, health and education and the very bad life expectancy deficit that plagues the Indigenous community. (more...)
Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BSPM), Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BSPM), Symantec Corporation (SYMC)
- January 16, 2018

It has outperformed by 55.12% the S&P500. (AON) by 2.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mirae Asset Global Invests Com Ltd has invested 0.06% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Therefore 34% are positive. Aon Corporation had 43 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, June 9, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Centre ends 'Haj Subsidy' in India Centre ends 'Haj Subsidy' in India
- January 16, 2018

According to The Hindu , the review committee on the Haj services had made a decision to end the subsidy in early 2018 during a meeting in November 2017. "Subsidy on Haj is over from this year". All India Muslim Personal Law Board's Kamal Farooqui welcomed the move, saying that a wrong impression was being created that Muslims were gaining from the government aid. (more...)
Japan protests to China over submarine close to disputed… Japan protests to China over submarine close to disputed…
- January 16, 2018

They say the vessels moved to the contiguous zone just outside of the territorial waters by noon. The presence of a Shang-class nuclear submarine, able to travel long distances and hard to detect when underwater, was particularly alarming to Japan. (more...)
Siena poll finds Cuomo's favorability at highest in 8 years Siena poll finds Cuomo's favorability at highest in 8 years
- January 16, 2018

Senate seat, every member of the House and state Legislature, Cuomo sits atop the lineup of NY pols in terms of favorability", Greenberg said. Siena's poll found Cuomo is viewed favorably in every region of the state and has the strongest ratings of any major elected official in the state. (more...)
North Korea calls Trump 'lunatic,' and 'loser' after nuclear button tweet North Korea calls Trump 'lunatic,' and 'loser' after nuclear button tweet
- January 16, 2018

Foreign ministers and officials from 20 nations will be in attendance. He claims what he saw unsettled the Oval Office and that the United States should not be underestimating North Korea at all. Ahead of the adoption of additional sanctions against North Korea last December, Russian President Vladimir Putin was reported by the South Korean presidential spokesman as saying that Russia was against cutting off oil supplies to North Korea . (more...)
State Department: Make funeral arrangements if visiting North Korea State Department: Make funeral arrangements if visiting North Korea
- January 16, 2018

After the mysterious death of an American student, Otto Warmbier , who was arrested in North Korea, the State Department issued a warning to people, cautioning anyone heading to the risky dictatorship should prepare for the worst. In new travel advice issued by the State Department this week, Washington warned citizens about the dangers of visiting the hermit nation in eastern Asia. (more...)
Analysts See $1.55 EPS for Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) Analysts See $1.55 EPS for Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)
- January 16, 2018

Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in Omnicom Group Inc . The stock has a market capitalization of $17,500.00, a P/E ratio of 15.12, a P/E/G ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 1.23. (NYSE: OMC ) for 13,197 shares. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 22,737 shares of the company's stock worth $1,853,000 after buying an additional 5,856 shares during the period. (more...)
Trump's Mar-a-Lago club cited for serious violations
- January 16, 2018

The resort had no smoke detectors capable of alerting hearing impaired people through flashing lights and had chunks of missing concrete from a staircase. The kitchens passed the inspection, however, and did not need to be rechecked. Shortly after the inspections, Trump spent the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays at the resort. (more...)
Sri Lanka, China think tanks co-launch book on Sino-Lanka relations Sri Lanka, China think tanks co-launch book on Sino-Lanka relations
- January 16, 2018

India's Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad who is now visiting Sri Lanka from January 14-17 called on President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe last nigfht. (more...)
Freedom House: Kyrgyzstan is the only partly free country in Central Asia Freedom House: Kyrgyzstan is the only partly free country in Central Asia
- January 16, 2018

It explained that the status change was due to political rights and civil liberties seeing a sharp decline attributed to "a deeply flawed constitutional referendum that centralized power in the presidency". M - Less than half of the nations in the world are free, according to the annual Freedom House report measuring the rise and fall of global democracy, underscoring a year that witnessed the spread of illiberal democracy around the world. (more...)

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