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Cape Town rations daily water usage ahead of crippling shortage Cape Town rations daily water usage ahead of crippling shortage
- January 19, 2018

Residents must use no more than 50 liters of water daily beginning February 1, down from 87 liters now. If it happens, Cape Town would become the first major city in the world to shut down entirely the supply of running water in all of its homes. (more...)
CA couple charged in the torture of their 13 children CA couple charged in the torture of their 13 children
- January 19, 2018

The family at one point also lived in Fort Worth , Texas , and when the Turpins were foreclosed on, the new owners said they found the carpets soiled, windows broken and boarded up, and scratches on the inside of the doors. All of the malnourished children have been hospitalised and have been freed from the house, local police said. If found guilty, they will serve 94 years to life in prison. (more...)
Amicus Therapeutics' (FOLD) Buy Rating Reiterated at Cowen
- January 19, 2018

Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) has declined 19.56% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. A composite of 13 technical indicators that includes measures such as moving averages and momentum oscillators suggests that NTLA is a Weak buy, which implies that NTLA is expected to outperform the market based on prior trading patterns. (more...)
Siblings Found Starved, Chained to Beds in California's House of Horrors Siblings Found Starved, Chained to Beds in California's House of Horrors
- January 19, 2018

One of the victims, a girl under age 14, was "touched in a lewd way" by David Turpin, who used force or fear, Hestrin said. They are facing up to 94 years to life in prison. Hestrin told media that the siblings were severely malnourished, with the 12-year-old weighing as much as a healthy seven-year-old, and the 29-year-old weighing less than six stone. (more...)
Durbin Challenges Denial Of Trump's 'Sh*thole' Remark; 'I Know What Happened'
- January 19, 2018

Last February, the president said during a press conference at the White House that he was "the least anti-Semitic person you've ever seen in your entire life". "I don't know that changing the word from hole to house changes the impact which this has". It is a message to the world, and a message which I think is inconsistent with the values of this country. (more...)
House Passes Government Funding Bill; Senate Delays
- January 19, 2018

If the temporary measure passes in the House, the Senate could hold its vote on the bill Friday. President Donald Trump says a government shutdown "could happen", saying it is "up to the Democrats". "It doesn't resolve the fate of the Dreamers ". Trump cast his support for the measure into doubt earlier Thursday with a tweet that criticized the length of the CHIP reauthorization. (more...)
California DA Says Couple's Abuse Of 12 Kids Became Torture California DA Says Couple's Abuse Of 12 Kids Became Torture
- January 19, 2018

They are facing up to 94 years to life in prison. The two appeared in court on Thursday to plead not guilty on all charges. They were jailed on $12 million bail each. The abuse began in Texas with the children being tied to beds with ropes and then hog-tied, Hestrin said. Similarly, the children were not allowed to play with toys, though many were found throughout the house - in their original packaging. (more...)
Q2 Weather: Weather system brings wind now, rain and snow later Q2 Weather: Weather system brings wind now, rain and snow later
- January 19, 2018

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northeast wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Tuesday , the high will be near 41 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. West southwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming south after midnight. The combination of high winds and snow may create near-whiteout conditions and hazardous driving conditions, according to the weather service. (more...)
House passes government funding bill but Senate delays
- January 19, 2018

And the reality is that, whether they know what the president wants or not, Congress needs to do something by the end of Friday to prevent a government shutdown. Trump himself weighed in from Pennsylvania, where he flew to help a GOP candidate in a special congressional election. If the measure stalls in the Senate, the next steps were murky. (more...)
Amazon executive once led Montgomery County's economic development group Amazon executive once led Montgomery County's economic development group
- January 19, 2018

Los Angeles was the sole city from the West Coast to make the cut. Amazon in September launched an worldwide competition for its HQ2, which company officials promised would bring in $5 billion in construction and create 50,000 high-paying jobs over multiple years . (more...)
(JPM) PT Set at $119.00 by Bank of America
- January 19, 2018

Jp Morgan Chase now has $392.93 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.18% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $68.56. Artemis Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Partnership reported 1.07 million shares. 587,918 were accumulated by Aviva Public Limited Com. Annex Advisory Svcs reported 15,616 shares. Following the purchase, the director now owns 305,875 shares of the company's stock, valued at $34,677,048.75. (more...)
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Openly Criticized Trump In A Senate Speech Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Openly Criticized Trump In A Senate Speech
- January 19, 2018

Two Republican senators strongly criticised USA president Donald Trump on Wednesday, a sign of continuing tensions within the party over the president's leadership as it works to secure a budget deal to avoid a government shutdown on Friday. (more...)
Government Shutdown Hangs On The Senate Government Shutdown Hangs On The Senate
- January 19, 2018

Republicans control the House, Senate and White House, and the House can pass a spending plan with only GOP votes. Ryan said "it is just unconscionable" that Democrats are threatening to shut down the government over immigration. A number of Democrats have stated that they will not support any bill to keep the government open without an agreement to protect Dreamers . "We will not bring a DACA bill that the president doesn't support". (more...)
GOP pushes stopgap spending measure as shutdown looms GOP pushes stopgap spending measure as shutdown looms
- January 19, 2018

If a temporary "continuing resolution" to keep the government operating results, it would be the fourth such measure since the 2018 federal fiscal year began on Oct 1, a sign of Washington's serious struggles to pass spending legislation. (more...)
Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented' Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'
- January 19, 2018

As lawmakers probed Bannon's time working for President Donald Trump , Bannon's attorney Bill Burck was asking the White House counsel's office by phone during the Tuesday session whether his client could answer the questions. Michael Dorf, a constitutional law professor at Cornell University, said that while traditionally Congress has required a formal assertion of executive privilege in order for a witness to refuse to answer a question, more recently "we've seen people just not answer ... (more...)
Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards"
- January 19, 2018

And finally, the moment arrived. Trump had coined the term "Fake News" during his presidential campaign, targeting media houses for "biased" news. Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Richard J. Durbin of IL also spoke out against Trump's rhetoric, echoing Flake's accusation that Trump is trying to upend the distinction between objective truth and lying. (more...)
Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South
- January 19, 2018

The 33-year-old nurse's aide said she was leaving a shift in a cardiac unit at Duke University Hospital and heading south to Chapel Hill for another shift at UNC Hospital as a floater available to whatever department needs her. Despite this, troopers responded to more than 2,700 crashes and police reported hundreds more as North Carolina's five most populous cities all saw significant snow. (more...)
Putin Takes Dip in Icy Russian Lake on Epiphany Putin Takes Dip in Icy Russian Lake on Epiphany
- January 19, 2018

Many other Russians followed suit, submerging themselves in lakes and rivers in a widely-observed ritual normally taking place on January 18 and 19 that a year ago saw two million people take the plunge. Putin often attends churches during major Orthodox Christian holidays, but this is the first time the Kremlin has reported that the president has participated in the ice-hole bathing event. (more...)
Indian Military destroys Pakistani publish, kills 7 Pak troopers Indian Military destroys Pakistani publish, kills 7 Pak troopers
- January 19, 2018

In a statement, the military said Pakistani troops Thursday responded to Indian fire on villages in the Sialkot district near the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. Pakistan and India had declared ceasefire along the LoC and the Working Boundary in 2003. The Indian military had blamed the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad group for the attack and also pointed fingers at Pakistan. (more...)
Russia Brands As Provocation US Accusations Over North Korea Russia Brands As Provocation US Accusations Over North Korea
- January 19, 2018

The North Koreans will perform twice - once in Seoul and the other in the city of Gangneung, where some of the Olympic competitions will be held, according to South Korean delegates who attended the meeting. South and North also agreed to allow a cheering squad of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan. Her remarks have been construed as a reminder that the North's participation in worldwide sporting events is separate from politics, the broadcaster said. (more...)
Britain should consider building bridge to France, says Boris Johnson Britain should consider building bridge to France, says Boris Johnson
- January 19, 2018

Johnson reportedly added that "good connections" were important to the relationship between the two countries after the government welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to Sandhurst. One insider said: "His view is that here are two of the world's biggest economies and they are linked by a single railway - it's ridiculous". "Technology is moving on all the time and there are much longer bridges elsewhere", Johnson told his aides, according to the newspaper. (more...)
House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain
- January 19, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night approved on a temporary government funding bill that would avert a government shutdown on Saturday while reauthorizing the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years and suspending an Affordable Care Act tax on medical devices that several OH manufacturers oppose. (more...)
GOP Rep. Says Trump's Remarks On Haiti, Africa Are 'Indefensible' GOP Rep. Says Trump's Remarks On Haiti, Africa Are 'Indefensible'
- January 19, 2018

Knowing this, "It is not a stretch to say that Trump is racist . I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed". Critics are calling the president's remarks ironic and hypocritical as they come just one day after he allegedly made disparaging comments about Haiti and African countries. (more...)
Macron hails United Kingdom defence cooperation, warns on single market post-Brexit Macron hails United Kingdom defence cooperation, warns on single market post-Brexit
- January 19, 2018

Asked whether agreements reached at the summit represented a victory for France, Macron said Britain's commitment towards border management and military support in the African Sahel are not gifts. It is incumbent upon us to demonstrate leadership in meeting the great challenges of our time, and upholding the worldwide rules-based system. If you want access to the single market, including financial services, be my guest. (more...)
South Africa summons USA diplomat to explain Trump comment
- January 19, 2018

Before the president took the stage, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, senior adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Small Business Association Administration Linda McMahon and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway all took part in panels. (more...)

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