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Trump's one-year anniversary marked by shutdown instead of celebration Trump's one-year anniversary marked by shutdown instead of celebration
- January 20, 2018

The shutdown affected most government operations and resulted in the furlough of about 800,000 federal employees, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service. Now, Democrats are "trying to make a point in the same way Republicans were trying to make a point" when they forced prior shutdowns in 2013 and 1995, said Stan Collender, an expert on the federal budget and a partner at Qorvis Communications. (more...)
Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
- January 20, 2018

The institutional investor held 1.69 million shares of the other specialty stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $167.90M, up from 1.54M at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Wednesday, August 5. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, October 11 by BNP Paribas. The C-Score of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (more...)
North Korea may hold military parade on eve of Olympics, analysts say North Korea may hold military parade on eve of Olympics, analysts say
- January 20, 2018

Pyongyang agreed last week to send athletes, high-level officials, and others to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, easing months of high tensions over its weapons programmes. Trump retaliated with a tweet saying he also has a nuclear button on his desk and that his "button works". There was a Refugee Olympic Athletes team at the Rio Olympics in 2016 that included a Syrian swimmer and a South Sudanese runner. (more...)
North Korea says new UN sanctions 'an act of war' North Korea says new UN sanctions 'an act of war'
- January 20, 2018

The regime has called them an "act of war" and threatened to punish those who support the measure . As the most powerful nations in the world continue to argue over how to resolve the ongoing nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula, Chinese military and security experts observe that the new US-led UN sanctions against Pyongyang will be no more effective than previous moves in curbing the threat posed by DPRK nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missile development . (more...)
Coordinated attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul city Coordinated attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul city
- January 20, 2018

An Afghan spy agency official told AFP there are four militants inside the hotel. "They are now on the third and fourth floors fighting with our forces". USA officials in Kabul told Fox News the hotel was on fire. They are "shooting at guests", he said. Sources claim that heavy gunfire can be heard in the areas surrounding the hotel. (more...)
Which Direction is Jack Henry & Associates, Inc
- January 20, 2018

About 1.12 million shares traded. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (NYSE:DB) has risen 27.06% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500. Stephens has "Equal-Weight" rating and $69 target. Analysts await Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.80 EPS, up 6.67% or $0.05 from last year's $0.75 per share. (more...)
Last-minute White House Press Conference Called over Government Shutdown Last-minute White House Press Conference Called over Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

There is a chance that some kind of measure could be reached during the weekend, as late night discussion and negotiation were underway up until the deadline. "Parks will be open this time and they weren't before", Mulvaney said, noting that third-party vendors who pick up trash, for example, won't be working. (more...)
Grenade attack on police station in Shopian
- January 20, 2018

SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir (Xinhua) - At least four policemen and two civilians were wounded Friday in a grenade blast in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. Earlier this week, five militants of he Jaish-e-Mohammed were gunned down as they were trying to infiltrate through the LoC at Uri in north Kashmir. (more...)
Rocket Lab to Attempt Second Launch as Early as Tonight Rocket Lab to Attempt Second Launch as Early as Tonight
- January 20, 2018

Launch attempts will be streamed live on the company's website 15 minutes before an expected lift-off time. The webcast will also be available on Rocket Lab's You Tube channel and Facebook page . The Electron rocket was originally scheduled to blast off past year from the Mahia Peninsula, between Napier and Gisborne, however the launch was delayed. (more...)
Two die in UP after police refuse help Two die in UP after police refuse help
- January 20, 2018

When they asked cops to help them, they refused to take the boys to hospital in their patrol auto to avoid bloodstains on their vehicle. "I request you", an acquaintance of one the two teenagers is heard pleading to the policemen in a video that exposes the shocking insensitivity of these policemen. (more...)
Class 12 student shoots dead school principal in Haryana Class 12 student shoots dead school principal in Haryana
- January 20, 2018

During preliminary investigation, the accused student told the police that he was upset with the school principal for allegedly reprimanding him a couple of times. "He talked to the principal for some time and then came out". He took the revolver without the knowledge of his parents, Kalia said. The Class 12 student, who is a resident of Yamunanagar , has been detained by the police. (more...)
Trump creates Religious Freedom Division at HHS Trump creates Religious Freedom Division at HHS
- January 20, 2018

President Donald Trump says he's committed to building "a society where life is celebrated, protected and cherished". The question, according to Melling, is whether the administration includes gender identity and sexual orientation in the definition of gender. (more...)
Pence's visit to the Middle East serves no goal Pence's visit to the Middle East serves no goal
- January 20, 2018

However, similar to Camp David in 2000, and to Olmert's offer in 2008, Abbas' latest utterances have clarified that regardless of how much we may want peace, and the copious number of times the United Nations condemns us notwithstanding, it requires two parties to make peace - and sorrowfully, peace today seems further away than ever. (more...)
Could you pass the mental test Trump took? Could you pass the mental test Trump took?
- January 20, 2018

His total cholesterol is 223, and his LDL (or "bad") cholesterol is 143, which is borderline high. Trump declined to answer further questions from reporters who were gathered for a brief photo opportunity as Trump met with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval Office. (more...)
Judge Interjects, Tells Jury That God Wants A Not Guilty Verdict Judge Interjects, Tells Jury That God Wants A Not Guilty Verdict
- January 20, 2018

Cavazos told The Associated Press the judge also expressed in chambers that he felt God had told him to act. But the jury didn't seem to agree with Robison's interjection. The Statesman said Robison did not return a request for comment left with his court coordinator. The judge had bailiffs arrest the man and ordered him to be jailed for 30 days, the Statesman reported. (more...)
Global poll: Plummeting views of U.S. under Trump, notably in Canada Global poll: Plummeting views of U.S. under Trump, notably in Canada
- January 20, 2018

One relative bright spot for Trump is his handling of the economy, though even there his ratings are not as high as might be expected given a relatively strong economy. In a poll around the time of his inauguration, "hopeful" was the top response. Among key demographic groups, 46 percent of men, 45 percent of whites and 41 percent of seniors give Trump a thumbs-up, versus 35 percent of those ages 18-34, 33 percent of women, 26 percent of Latinos and 8 percent of African Americans who do. (more...)
Errol Spence vs Lamont Peterson Weigh In Results (Full Card) Errol Spence vs Lamont Peterson Weigh In Results (Full Card)
- January 20, 2018

Peterson is a crafty veteran who has held world championships in multiple weight classes but there is the feeling that he is facing a younger, stronger, bigger and more technical fighter in Spence Jr. Peterson isn't concerned about that, or so he says. A cyclopean task is what Fortuna (33-1-1, 23 KOs) has ahead of him in this fight if he really wants to grab the 135-pound belt now in the hands of the unbeaten Easter Jr. (more...)
Mary Lou McDonald nominated to replace Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald nominated to replace Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein leader
- January 20, 2018

I look forward to being ratified at our special Ard Fheis on February 10th. Gerry Adams announced he would be stepping down as the leader of the party in November of past year at the party's Ard Fheis in Dublin, saying it would be his last as leader. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened inquiry into Greitens Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened inquiry into Greitens
- January 20, 2018

The Republican Governor touted "the boldest state tax reform in America" in his State of the State address on January 11th, hours before the revelation of his affair and blackmail allegations were outed by KMOV TV in St. Al Watkins, a Missouri attorney that Karabell retained this week, told CNN that he separately confirmed with the FBI that the bureau interviewed Karabell. (more...)
Crouch is an option for Chelsea Crouch is an option for Chelsea
- January 20, 2018

Asked if he was confident of adding the players he wanted to his squad, Conte said: "I'm confident?" All evidence pointed to West Ham's Andy Carroll as Chelsea's latest addition, as he reportedly agreed to sign for €22 million ($27 million), but the negotiations were paralyzed because of Carol's ankle injury. (more...)
Trump won't go to Florida Friday amid shutdown standoff: White House Trump won't go to Florida Friday amid shutdown standoff: White House
- January 20, 2018

Some of these issues would be unique to the Trump administration. But this trip isn't just about escaping the stresses of traveling between the White House and various other Trump properties . He had theoretically been scheduled to celebrate his first anniversary in office with a Republican fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago resort on Saturday. (more...)
Two bombs found near Mahaboddhi Temple in Bihar Two bombs found near Mahaboddhi Temple in Bihar
- January 20, 2018

The police found some wires coming out", the NIA said. The incident comes at a time when Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama is in Bihar's Bodh Gaya . A host of VIPs, including Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Hollywood actor Richard Gere have visited Bodh Gaya recently to receive blessings from the Buddhist monk. (more...)
President Trump Says He Is 'the Least Racist Person' President Trump Says He Is 'the Least Racist Person'
- January 20, 2018

But Trump rejected a tentative deal from a bipartisan Senate group Thursday and reportedly made incendiary remarks in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers, in which he demanded to know why the US should admit immigrants from " shithole countries ", like Haiti, over people from other countries, like Norway. (more...)
Pope Francis Accuses Chilean Survivors Of Slander Pope Francis Accuses Chilean Survivors Of Slander
- January 20, 2018

Puerto Maldonado - located some 500 miles east of Lima - is the country's gateway to the Amazon, from where ecological tourists who want to explore the natural riches of the Tambopata National Reserve go. We have a Vatican document, it's all valid". "Papa Francisco!" people chanted later. On Saturday he is scheduled to visit the northern city of Trujillo, where floods killed more than 130 people, and speak about climate change . (more...)
Ukrainians not killed or injured in bus crash in Turkey - Foreign Ministry Ukrainians not killed or injured in bus crash in Turkey - Foreign Ministry
- January 20, 2018

Eskisehir Governor Ozdemir Cakacak and Provincial Police Chief Engin Dinckaza visited the accident spot. It crashed into trees in the region of Eskisehir in what were said to be good road conditions, reports say. It is not known if there are any children among the victims. Local media reports that the two bus drivers, who suffered minor injuries, have been taken into custody for questioning. (more...)

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