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Link plan to cut cash machine fees will harm customers, says Which? Link plan to cut cash machine fees will harm customers, says Which?
- January 19, 2018

More than 200 communities across Britain have limited or no access to free-to-use cash machines and a plan to reduce the fees paid by banks could push the number up rapidly, according to a consumer group report. It is calling on the Payment Systems Regulator to look into the proposed changes to see what impact the changes could have, particularly on rural communities. (more...)
DACA Deal: It shouldn't be this hard DACA Deal: It shouldn't be this hard
- January 19, 2018

Number two, we Democrats believe that we wanna do everything we can to avoid a shutdown. House and Senate leaders have been negotiating for weeks over how much to increase the caps and how to divide the pot between defense and domestic spending. (more...)
How can we get a bipartisan compromise on immigration? Ignore President Trump How can we get a bipartisan compromise on immigration? Ignore President Trump
- January 19, 2018

In response to a court order , the federal government on Saturday suddenly announced the agency is again accepting renewal applications from young immigrants previously approved for the DACA program providing deportation protections and work permits. (more...)
Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms
- January 19, 2018

The Senate has adjourned for the night without voting on the funding bill passed earlier Thursday night in the house. President Trump upended the Republican Party's strategy in order to avert a shutdown on Thursday when he declared that an extension of a federal health insurance programme for children "should be part of a long-term solution" and not a stopgap spending plan. (more...)
India beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets India beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets
- January 19, 2018

After being asked to bat first, Zimbabwe fell for 134 runs inside 33.2 overs before the young Aussies breezed past the locals target in just 18.2 overs reaching 135-3. Madhavere and Shumba out on 25 for the third wicket before offspinner Riyan Parag had the former playing on. Such was their run in the group stage that they recorded two 10-wicket victories besides a 100-run rout of three-time champions Australia . (more...)
North Korea Prepares Massive Military Parade For Olympics Eve: Satellite Images North Korea Prepares Massive Military Parade For Olympics Eve: Satellite Images
- January 19, 2018

Kim Ki-hong, while leaving for the working-level talks, was quoted as telling reporters that the South and the North would each hold discussion with the International Olympic Committee first. The two Koreas agreed at their working-level talks on Wednesday to field the joint squad at the February 9-25 Games. The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next ... (more...)
Kerala: Mother Kills 14-year-old son, burns body Kerala: Mother Kills 14-year-old son, burns body
- January 19, 2018

During initial investigation, police suspected that the woman had hacked her son before burning his body as his limbs seemed to have been chopped off. "But we have booked the woman for murder charges and produced her in a court which remanded her in police custody for a couple of days for further interrogation". (more...)
Kannur youth killed in Syria Kannur youth killed in Syria
- January 19, 2018

The man's relatives got the message from his friend in Syria through the Telegram messenger application, PTI reported, quoting a police official. The police say that Manaf was a close associate of Shajahan, who was arrested a year ago from New Delhi, after he was deported by Turkish authorities following an unsuccessful bid to go to Syria. (more...)
After US aid cut, Belgium pledges $23m to United Nations refugees agency After US aid cut, Belgium pledges $23m to United Nations refugees agency
- January 19, 2018

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinians said Friday the US decision to freeze of tens of millions of dollars in aid resulted from diplomatic disputes rather than the agency's performance. "At the same time, given the long, trusted, and historic relationship between the United States and UNRWA, this reduced contribution threatens one of the most successful and innovative human development endeavours in the Middle East". (more...)
David Gauke will not challenge Parole Board on Worboys release David Gauke will not challenge Parole Board on Worboys release
- January 19, 2018

Warboys' release has provoked outrage from campaigners against sexual violence and exposed failings in the justice system after some of his victims were not informed of the decision to release him. "The prospect of the release of this man is deeply concerning to them, to many members of this house and to the wider public". Mayor Khan, who has previously said Worboys should not be allowed to set foot in London, said he had instructed lawyers to explore the possibility of a legal challenge ... (more...)
White House doctor hands Trump top marks for mental cognition White House doctor hands Trump top marks for mental cognition
- January 19, 2018

This exam is conducted in older patients for cognitive disorders like Alzheimer disease. Jackson said he "found no reason whatsoever to think the President has any issues whatsoever with his thought processes". Despite all this, Trump was given a clean bill of health by president's physician Dr. Ronny Jackson on Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Jackson had agreed that the president - like most Americans - could stand to lose 10 to 15 pounds. (more...)
Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine
- January 19, 2018

Toronto Dominion Bank increased its stake in Packaging Corp Of America by 12.4% in the 2nd quarter. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $17.43. This segment offers gypsum panels, as well as joint compounds, corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters for wallboard joints finishing under the Sheetrock brand; cement board under the Durock brand; backerboard that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayments ... (more...)
Crew member dies in MT Genessa oil tanker fire Crew member dies in MT Genessa oil tanker fire
- January 19, 2018

On Wednesday evening, the product tanker Genessa caught fire at an anchorage off Port Kandla, Gujarat. However, water sampling of the ocean shows no sign of oil spilling, informed the Gujarat Defence Ministry. Three Coast Guard vessels and nine tugs from operators KPT, Reliance, Essar, Adani and ICG Dornier responded to the scene to combat the blaze. The ICG said that it suspected that the fire started in the vessel's accommodation area or engine room. (more...)
Storm caused 90m euros in damage: Dutch insurers Storm caused 90m euros in damage: Dutch insurers
- January 19, 2018

Trains were halted across the nation and in Germany. Falling trees killed two elderly men in the Netherlands, a woman in Belgium, a 59-year-old man in the German town of Emmerich, a firefighter in the town of Bad Salzungen and a driver, who lost control of his van due to high winds, in Lippstadt. (more...)
Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Given a $79.00 Price Target by Mizuho Analysts
- January 19, 2018

The stock increased 0.78% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $75.86. About 466,951 shares traded. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, April 11 by Canaccord Genuity. Mizuho upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Friday, September 29 report. (more...)
Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House
- January 19, 2018

Steve Bannon, ex-chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has refused to answer a broad range of questions at a committee hearing probing alleged links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege as current and former advisers parade to Capitol Hill for questioning about possible connections with Russian Federation. (more...)
Trump Appointee Resigns After Saying Blacks 'Lax of Morality' Trump Appointee Resigns After Saying Blacks 'Lax of Morality'
- January 19, 2018

Now, mind you the ad was for free firewood, come take it all you want. Higbie has previously made several cable news appearances after he was not only appointed to lead the CNCS by President Trump in 2017 but also endorsed by him on his Twitter. (more...)
Nobody came to Jeff Flake's anti-Trump speech Nobody came to Jeff Flake's anti-Trump speech
- January 19, 2018

Flake said on "Morning Joe" that he wasn't likening Trump to the Soviet strongman, but of course he was. It's also fair to observe that the USA has safeguards against actual tyranny that outstrip those of the countries where referring to " fake news media " may be quickly followed up by newsrooms being trashed, doors being kicked down, and journalists frog-marched off to jail. (more...)
How a Government Shutdown Can Affect You!
- January 19, 2018

Others note that the House spending bill funds the government only up to February 16, and that Congress will simply re-litigate these issues again next month unless they are dealt with now. It does not include a solution for " dreamers ", the undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, as Democrats have demanded. Senate Democrats want protections for individuals impacted by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. (more...)
'House of Horrors' parents plead NOT GUILTY to starving, torturing 13 children 'House of Horrors' parents plead NOT GUILTY to starving, torturing 13 children
- January 19, 2018

The couple's children range in age from two to 29, but the torture and false imprisonment charges do not include the two-year-old. The father faces a charge of a lewd act on a child under 14. The kids' parents are expected to appear in court in California on Friday, Australian time. Hestrin said the abuse "started out as neglect" but became more severe. (more...)
GMT Capital Corp Boosts Position in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS)
- January 19, 2018

About 2.47 million shares traded or 4.23% up from the average. Technical analysis of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. It has underperformed by 13.32% the S&P500. Seaworld Entmt Inc now has $1.34B valuation. The stock of Cardtronics plc (NASDAQ:CATM) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 18 by Jefferies. SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. (more...)
Pope officiates historic wedding 36000 feet in the air Pope officiates historic wedding 36000 feet in the air
- January 19, 2018

Pope Francis married two flight attendants in an impromptu ceremony on his papal plane on Thursday . The Vatican which referred to the wedding as the first of its kind stated that the wedding happened 36,000 feet over Chile. "Eight years later, and we remained only civilly married". He asked the couple: "Do you want me to marry you?" "I said, 'Well, yes". He said Pope Francis described the marriage ceremony as "historic". (more...)
Russia: Vancouver meeting is aggravating situation around North Korea
- January 19, 2018

She said a ground invasion following a USA attack could lead to millions of deaths, given the North Korean artillery pieces and missiles near the demilitarized zone. The move comes four years after the pop icon was said to have been executed by firing squad in front of her family after sex tapes of her and fellow performers went on sale. (more...)
Deadly Storm Causes Dutch and German Transport Chaos Deadly Storm Causes Dutch and German Transport Chaos
- January 19, 2018

At least five people were killed in "Friederike", the heaviest storm that ravaged Germany in 11 years, the German Press Agency (DPA) reported Thursday in an update. Any regional trains still running have cut their speed because of the strong winds. In Germany, a 59-year-old man died after being hit by a tree at a campsite in Emmerich in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, which was one of the two German states the hardest hit. (more...)
Israel PM shares special selfie with Bollywood stars Israel PM shares special selfie with Bollywood stars
- January 19, 2018

An Indian diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss confidential talks, said India is taking a renewed look at all its free trade accords, complicating the negotiations with Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara take a selfie with Bollywood stars in Mumbai , India, on January 18, 2018. Prime Minister Modi and Netanyahu will also inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Date Palms at Kukama, Kutch District, through a video link, and interact with farmers. (more...)

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