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Alaska Airlines promises 13 flights a day out of Paine Field Alaska Airlines promises 13 flights a day out of Paine Field
- January 17, 2018

Flight frequencies for each destination, along with departure and arrival times, will be announced later this year, subject to government approval. The airline will ultimately offer 13 departures every day from Everett's Paine Field . The carrier revealed eight new routes it will add from the airport in Everett, Wash., which does not now have commercial airline service. "This is both a historic occasion and a great honor for Alaska Airlines", said Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines' chief ... (more...)
Haryana CM react on string of rapes, promise efficient action Haryana CM react on string of rapes, promise efficient action
- January 17, 2018

RC Mishra, an additional director general of police, has provoked anger with a comment about the rape-murders that is being seen as insensitive. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar described the incidents as "unfortunate" and said: "We'll take strict action and tie up all the loose ends". (more...)
CBB: Is this the HUGE nominations twist? CBB: Is this the HUGE nominations twist?
- January 17, 2018

Concluding that "the well of potential goodwill in the house was poisoned early on" by Rachel, she said she had a "difficult" time during her Celebrity Big Brother run, but did also over the weekend admit that she had "cocked up" her opportunity to go far in the competition. (more...)
UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept commercial flights, Doha denies UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept commercial flights, Doha denies
- January 17, 2018

ABU DHABI:Yacoub Yousef Al Hosani, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), has said that the UAE Permanent Mission to the United Nations in NY has delivered the state's response that refutes Qatari allegations contained in a memorandum to the UN Security Council concerning the alleged infiltration of its airspace by a UAE military aircraft. (more...)
Nigeria summons US ambassador over Trump's reported racial slur Nigeria summons US ambassador over Trump's reported racial slur
- January 17, 2018

Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday. The White House has not denied that Trump said "s-thole", though Trump has already pushed back on some depictions of the meeting. Despite continued efforts by lawmakers seeking a deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, including the introduction of a new bipartisan bill, talks seemed to return to the drawing board in the wake of the president's crude dismissal of the Senate "Gang of Six" bipartisan proposal. (more...)
Big Ten College Basketball Prediction: Wisconsin vs. Purdue 1/16/18 Big Ten College Basketball Prediction: Wisconsin vs. Purdue 1/16/18
- January 17, 2018

Purdue's 13-point halftime advantage was cut to 40-30 on a three-pointer from Isaiah Washington to open the second half, but that was as close as the Gophers would get. Wisconsin is 1-6 ATS on the road with 6 unders and 1 push. The game is the annual T-shirt game and Purdue Athletics will hand out 15,000 shirts to create a visually-stunning display for ESPN's "Super Tuesday" national broadcast. (more...)
United States ambassador says Trump policy in Afghanistan is working
- January 17, 2018

On Tuesday, Trump said that his South Asia strategy is "working far more rapidly than anybody would understand" in denying safe havens for terrorists in Afghanistan. "There will be no extension after January 31 and they (refugees) will have to go to their country", said a senior official from the State and Frontier Region ministry. (more...)
North and South Korea hold new round of talks centered on Olympics North and South Korea hold new round of talks centered on Olympics
- January 17, 2018

Those who disagree, he said, are "just too naive."Along with the 20 nations represented at the meeting of foreign ministers at the waterfront Vancouver Convention Center, the diplomatic approach is favored by Russian Federation and China, Tillerson noted , although neither was invited to attend."This Vancouver ministerial is something which supports all of our efforts collectively", Brian Hook, the State Department director of policy planning, said ahead of the one-day meeting". (more...)
Trump's doctor upbeat on him finishing term Trump's doctor upbeat on him finishing term
- January 17, 2018

Jackson has worked at the White House since 2006 and participated in several presidential physicals, overseeing two of President Barack Obama's exams. Jackson said that the president is eating a healthier diet now that he is in the White House and has a team of chefs cooking for him. "It's called genetics", Jackson said. (more...)
Penn student stabbed 'at least 20 times' in possible rage killing Penn student stabbed 'at least 20 times' in possible rage killing
- January 17, 2018

A 16-page search warrant affidavit obtained by the Orange County Register revealed multiple details that led authorities to identify Woodward as their primary suspect in Bernstein's death, including and DNA evidence found on a sleeping bag in Woodward's auto . (more...)
Chelsea Manning has her eye on a seat in the US Senate Chelsea Manning has her eye on a seat in the US Senate
- January 17, 2018

Senate. A isolated voice of a protester being hauled off by police chants, "No cuts to Medicaid", followed by scenes of the infamous white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. "We need to actually take the reins of power from them", Manning says as the video shows Manning for the first time, wearing all black and holding a single red rose. (more...)
Parents Charged With Torture After 13 Children Are Rescued Parents Charged With Torture After 13 Children Are Rescued
- January 17, 2018

Police were alerted to the situation by the Turpins' 17-year-old daughter who reportedly managed to escape and called 911 using a cellphone she'd found in the house. Their bail has been set at $9 million each. State records show the children were home-schooled and that the father was listed as principal of a day school at the same address. (more...)
SC hears right to privacy violation pleas in Aadhaar SC hears right to privacy violation pleas in Aadhaar
- January 17, 2018

While the question of privacy being a fundamental right, which arose in the light of Aadhaar's underlying framework, has already been decided by the Supreme Court , its impact on the workings of Aadhaar are yet to be seen . The bench will also address the larger question of whether Aadhaar infringes on the right to privacy. Is there certainty that Aadhaar cards can't be forged? There were also other questions asked by the judges to the counsel, with Justices AK Sikri and DY Chandrachud ... (more...)
White House Under Fire Over 'Gag Order' Imposed on Steve Bannon White House Under Fire Over 'Gag Order' Imposed on Steve Bannon
- January 17, 2018

Bannon is the highest-ranking person from the Trump White House called to testify before a federal grand jury as part of the special counsel's investigation into whether Russian Federation colluded with Trump officials prior to the 2016 election. (more...)
Sen. Jeff Flake speech on US Senate floor condemning Trump media attacks Sen. Jeff Flake speech on US Senate floor condemning Trump media attacks
- January 17, 2018

Arizona's two Republican senators asserted themselves Wednesday as defenders of the free press. "I voted some 30 times to repeal and replace Obamacare", said Flake. Yet, in Flake's full speech on Trump's attack on the media Wednesday on the Senate floor, the same day the president is expected to hand out his Fake News Media awards, the senator again uttered the Soviet dictator's name. (more...)
White House doctor set to brief press on Trump's health White House doctor set to brief press on Trump's health
- January 17, 2018

Lindsey Graham, was said to have challenged Trump after he made the derogatory remarks during a broader discussion on immigration policy. " DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it", Mr Trump tweeted , referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at the heart of the immigration impasse. (more...)
Hurtful: Trump's phrases 'insult to our dignity' - Haiti ambassador Hurtful: Trump's phrases 'insult to our dignity' - Haiti ambassador
- January 17, 2018

I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. That's according to Democratic Sen. President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was "not a racist", after his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" countries triggered a global firestorm of criticism. (more...)
World Economic Forum warns of grave risks to global economy World Economic Forum warns of grave risks to global economy
- January 17, 2018

Indeed, a press release by the organization Wednesday said the world was entering a "critical period of intensified risks in 2018". Meanwhile, with the Davos conference occurring against the backdrop of ongoing tensions between the USA and North Korea and concerns among Russia's neighbours about the country's intentions, 80 per cent of respondents to the WEF survey said that the risks of "state-on-state military conflict" and "regional conflicts drawing in major power (s)" are higher ... (more...)
California Utilities Sued Over Deadly Mudslides California Utilities Sued Over Deadly Mudslides
- January 17, 2018

The number of single-family homes determined to have been destroyed by mudslides in Montecito, California, has risen to 115. Rescue workers scour through cars for missing persons after a mudslide in Montecito, Calif., U.S. Among other damages sought, the suit seeks an unspecified amount of money for property ruined, emotional distress and lost wages, as well as punitive damages. (more...)
Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) Rating Reiterated by RBC Capital Markets
- January 17, 2018

National Investment Services Inc who had been investing in Noble Energy Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.57 billion market cap company. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 32 investors sold CPE shares while 62 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. (more...)
Live on the Big Screen' Announced 2 Years After Singer's Death Live on the Big Screen' Announced 2 Years After Singer's Death
- January 17, 2018

Prince: Live on the Big Screen takes place at Minneapolis' Target Center and is part of a four-day-long event, Celebration 2018 , being put on by the singer's estate. 20, at 10 a.m. For the latest updates and announcements, follow Paisley Park on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram and visit OfficialPaisleyPark.com to sign up for email updates. (more...)
First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Purchases New Stake in Gentex Co. (GNTX)
- January 17, 2018

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.67% of the company's stock. About 7.66 million shares traded or 281.66% up from the average. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating mean Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signifies Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. (more...)
Trump Wants Immigrants From 'Everywhere' Trump Wants Immigrants From 'Everywhere'
- January 17, 2018

Lewis said on ABC's "This Week" that it's impossible to reconcile the President's words with those of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., whose birthday is celebrated with a national holiday Monday. "It's just impossible. There's not any way you can do that". So the only thing I can do is control me. It makes me sad. "I would like to believe that the president's intentions are not to be divisive, but much of what he says seems or feels to be divisive", King III told AP in an interview . (more...)
Nine National Park Service Advisory Board members quit Nine National Park Service Advisory Board members quit
- January 17, 2018

The advisory board , first authorized in 1935, advises the director of the National Park Service and the interior secretary on matters relating to the National Park Service and the National Park System. The Washington Post reports that while they knew Zinke would appoint new members in 2018, they were surprised that they weren't even consulted on recent changes like a steep increase in visitor fees. (more...)
Wonderful, says buoyant Sitharaman after Sukhoi sortie Wonderful, says buoyant Sitharaman after Sukhoi sortie
- January 17, 2018

This comes as the latest move by the Defence Minister to take stock of the operational preparedness and combat capabilities of the Indian Air Force (IAF). The sortie is likely to last for 30 minutes, defence sources said. "I had a very memorable and great experience in the SU-30 MKI which is a made in India fighter". (more...)

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