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Clean Diesel Technol (CDTI) Needle Moving -2.72%
- January 18, 2018

Rivulet Capital Llc who had been investing in Commscope Hldg Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.35 billion market cap company. The insider now holds 17,146 shares of CommScope Holding Company, Inc . The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, May 10 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
GST Council meet today: Simplifying returns, reduction of rates on the cards GST Council meet today: Simplifying returns, reduction of rates on the cards
- January 18, 2018

Under the GST regime, rolled out from July a year ago, inter-state road transport of goods exceeding Rs 50,000 in value and beyond 10 km, will mandatorily require e-way bill from February 1. The deadline for rolling out e-way bill system for intra-state movement of goods has been fixed as June 1. The revised GST rates will be applicable from 25 January. (more...)
Protesters clash with police over Fujimori pardon Protesters clash with police over Fujimori pardon
- January 18, 2018

The Amnesty International noted that "the widespread and systematic nature of human rights violations committed during the government of former head of state Albert Fujimori (1990-2000) in Peru constitute crimes against humanity under international law". (more...)
Peru President Quizzed By Prosecutors Over Links To Brazil's Odebrecht Peru President Quizzed By Prosecutors Over Links To Brazil's Odebrecht
- January 18, 2018

Additionally, the pardon exempts Alberto Fujimori from any further trials, including the current case before the courts of the murder in 1992 by the Colina death squad of six men in the farming community of Pativilca, north of Lima . On Monday, police fired tear gas to disperse crowds protesting Kuczynski's decision in downtown Lima , while several members of the president's party resigned. (more...)
Abbas tells world not to abandon Palestinians
- January 18, 2018

Mark Tawadros II and Arab Parliament Chief Meshaal bin Fahm al-Salmi. Al Tayeb said that despite the American decision on Jerusalem, free thinking people around the world backed the Palestinians who have been suffering since April 1948. (more...)
Booker slams Homeland Security Secretary over Trump's alleged comments Booker slams Homeland Security Secretary over Trump's alleged comments
- January 18, 2018

Asked Tuesday about Trump and some Republicans challenging his honesty, Durbin tells reporters, "Politics ain't beanbag". Trump and some Republicans have said the senators' agreement is insufficient. The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald Trump received a flawless score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said. (more...)
Russian Vessels Shadowed by UK Ships Over Holidays: Royal Navy Russian Vessels Shadowed by UK Ships Over Holidays: Royal Navy
- January 18, 2018

The Royal Navy said its vessel monitored the Russian ship over December 25 and will return to dock in Britain on December 26. "Russia's submarine activity is now at its highest level since the Cold War", said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an interview. (more...)
Taiwanese pro-China party accused of passing information to Beijing Taiwanese pro-China party accused of passing information to Beijing
- January 18, 2018

The phrase "green terror" echoed that used by an opinion article in the Global Times newspaper, a nationalistic tabloid which has close ties to Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece the People's Daily , on. "The day that a U.S. Navy vessel arrives in Kaohsiung is the day that our People's Liberation Army unifies Taiwan with military force, " diplomat Li Kexin said at an even in the Chinese embassy in Washington on December 8, Reuters reported . (more...)
Gunmen kill mother, daughter anti-polio team in Pakistan Gunmen kill mother, daughter anti-polio team in Pakistan
- January 18, 2018

The initial report suggested that the firing was carried out with 9mm pistol. The policemen were deployed at a flyover at a double road area of Quetta , the provincial capital of the country's southwest Balochistan Province. On Monday, at least five security personnel were martyred and six others were injured in a gun attack which toppled a vehicle carrying security personnel near Kech district of Balochistan. (more...)
Trump Admin Moves to Bar Haitians From Agricultural, Seasonal Worker Visas Trump Admin Moves to Bar Haitians From Agricultural, Seasonal Worker Visas
- January 18, 2018

Following reports that President Donald Trump referred to several countries, including Haiti, as "shitholes" (reports the president partially denied), on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has now barred people from the Caribbean country from applying for low-skilled working visas. (more...)
What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took? What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took?
- January 18, 2018

The question arose after a week of speculation about Trump's mental fitness for office, spurred by the publication of a damaging book that suggested Trump's own aides worry about his stability. An exercise stress test using a treadmill showed "above average" capacity for his age. Trump does take Crestor to lower his cholesterol, daily aspirin for heart health, Propecia for male pattern baldness, a skin cream for rosacea and a daily multivitamin. (more...)
What's at stake as first day of new school board begins What's at stake as first day of new school board begins
- January 18, 2018

The board also approved 14 new "turn around" schools to receive additional funding through the program. Union County Board of Education members will be honored with a small reception prior to the regular January Board of Education meeting. (more...)
Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't. Yes, Congress could shut the government down tomorrow. It probably won't.
- January 18, 2018

If Congress can't temporarily finance the government by Friday, a shutdown would begin the next day, an election-year debacle that GOP leaders and many Democrats are eager to avoid for fear of alienating voters. President Donald Trump is tiptoeing around the first congressional election of the new year as he heads to southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday to hail the Republican tax cuts he signed last year. (more...)
Sword-handle umbrella prompts lockdown at Seattle-area hospital Sword-handle umbrella prompts lockdown at Seattle-area hospital
- January 18, 2018

The scare caused people in the hospital to shelter in place as officers looked for the man, KIRO Channel 7 reports. The man reportedly contacted hospital security after recognizing himself in a photo making the rounds on social media. Police said the hospital was being searched room by room. "After a group effort it was determined to be an umbrella", Kirkland police wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of the umbrella. (more...)
Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura to vote next month Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura to vote next month
- January 18, 2018

Election Commission likely to declare the assembly election dates for Nagaland , Tripura and Meghalaya . CEC AK Joti on Thursday said that the EVM and VVPAT will be used in all three states. Considering the states, it is an important year for the states and political parties because the next year the general election is going to take place. (more...)
Unemployment Numbers Strong for December and All of 2017
- January 18, 2018

Nationally, the unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, unchanged from November, and down from 4.7 percent for the year. That nudged the unemployment rate down, to 4.4 percent from 4.5 percent. For December, the employment department said Washington added 6,100 jobs. Manufacturers added about 4,600 jobs. Oregon's unemployment rate has held steady for the past few months. (more...)
South Aussie Gun Gets Australian ODI Call Up South Aussie Gun Gets Australian ODI Call Up
- January 18, 2018

Australia's highest-ranked limited overs bowler, now fifth in the ICC rankings, was expected to take the place of fellow quick Pat Cummins, who will be rested, yet flew home Thursday with a virus. South Australia and Adelaide Strikers wicketkeeper/batsman Alex Carey has been called up to Australia's ODI squad as cover for Tim Paine . Opener Aaron Finch , who hit a fine century in a losing cause in Melbourne, joked about Australia's plans to prevent any further illness in camp but backed ... (more...)
Donald Trump signs United States tax overhaul into law Donald Trump signs United States tax overhaul into law
- January 18, 2018

Trump continued to pitch it as a win a for the middle class, insisting that even though polling indicates the tax cut is unpopular, "the numbers will speak" for themselves. "His taxes are under audit, so he's not going to release those taxes", she said . The House version abolishes the alternative minimum tax, which cost Trump $31.5 million in 2005. (more...)
CoreSite Realty (COR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
- January 18, 2018

Shares of CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) traded up 0.58% on Thursday, reaching $83.02. Needle moving action has been spotted in Wmih Corp (WMIH) as shares are moving today on volatility -1.83% or -0.018 from the open. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Limited accumulated 0.13% or 73,632 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on January, 30. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.90 EPS. (more...)
Trump says he gets more exercise than people think
- January 18, 2018

Jackson gave reporters information about the tests he conducted, including a cardiac exam and a cognitive assessment. Such exams are not usually part of presidential physicals, but Trump requested the test, and passed with a flawless 30 out of 30 score. (more...)
What do the Aziz Ansari allegations mean to you? What do the Aziz Ansari allegations mean to you?
- January 18, 2018

As my colleague Lacey Skorepa writes in The Anatomy of a Nonconsensual Sexual Encounter , "If he didn't ask for consent before he kissed her , if he didn't ask for consent to engage in sexual activity , then it's assault". But a woman still feels compelled to do it because she's either trapped in the situation or she's somehow required to reciprocate her partner's desires. (more...)
US Says Airstrike Killed 13 in South Somalia US Says Airstrike Killed 13 in South Somalia
- January 18, 2018

During this conference attendees began to map the path ahead for the next few years, agreeing any large-scale transition of security responsibilities from the African Union Mission in Somalia to the Somali National Security Forces is premature and a conditions-based transition plan must be developed immediately. (more...)
IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold
- January 18, 2018

By a vote of 9-1, expanded cold beer sales will not be moving forward in the Indiana Senate. It was the first time such a bill had been given a hearing in the committee, which oversees alcohol matters. Matt Norris, on behalf of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, said the request was simple. They passed legislation last spring that Ricker said will make it virtually impossible to renew his licenses. (more...)
Trump denies he's racist as Americans honour Martin Luther King
- January 18, 2018

Dick Durbin , who was in the meeting, also confirmed Trump made the remark, although some Republican senators in the room said they did not remember hearing it. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said that was the account he had heard as well, before the story broke. "I can tell you I've been negotiating and working with the Democrats on immigration for 17 years", he said on This Week. (more...)
UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted two commercial flights UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted two commercial flights
- January 18, 2018

Former US Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations Martin Indyk has taken to Twitter to announce that US President Donald Trump is no longer following the Saudi/UAE script on Qatar . In June, the UAE, along with Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism and interfering in their internal affairs. (more...)

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