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USA expands sanctions list against Russian Federation due to Ukraine situation USA expands sanctions list against Russian Federation due to Ukraine situation
- January 27, 2018

The Russian Foreign Ministry also said that the USA sanctions campaign against Russia and the expansion of restrictive measures will only result in financial losses for U.S. president signed legislation that imposed new sanctions against Russian Federation. The targeted officials include DPR's "ministers" of information, industry and trade, finance, foreign affairs, state security, justice, and taxes. (more...)
Nerves fray as shutdown talks at impasse Nerves fray as shutdown talks at impasse
- January 27, 2018

It's unclear whether the bill has enough votes to pass the Senate. Democrats demanded that a budget deal should include protections for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ) program, which prevents the deportation of young immigrants, known as " Dreamers " brought to the United States as children. (more...)
White House counsel Mueller's firing reversed White House counsel Mueller's firing reversed
- January 27, 2018

White House counsel Don McGahn refused to order the Justice Department to fire Mueller because he disagreed with the President's reasoning , the source said. Mueller recently found out about Trump's attempt to have him fired, according to the Times , as his team has begun interviewing top current and former Trump officials. (more...)
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asks London court to drop United Kingdom arrest warrant Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asks London court to drop United Kingdom arrest warrant
- January 27, 2018

Assange entered the embassy in 2012 to dodge a European arrest warrant issued over a Swedish probe into rape allegations, but Stockholm dropped its investigation past year. A spokesperson for the Crown Prosecution Service explained today's legal activities quite simply, saying: "He is seeking to have the warrant of arrest discontinued because the Swedes have confirmed that the extradition warrant is no longer live". (more...)
Philippines' Mayon Volcano Displaces 80000 as It Threatens to Erupt Philippines' Mayon Volcano Displaces 80000 as It Threatens to Erupt
- January 27, 2018

Officials are anxious the eruption may last months, affecting the education, health and livelihoods of people in its shadow. "We still have a significant amount within the volcano as it is still inflated", Solidum told reporters in Legazpi city, Albay's capital, where life went on normally within sight of the cloud-shrouded volcano. (more...)
Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators
- January 27, 2018

Boeing declined to comment on the deal, referring all questions to the Air Force. Although the Pentagon has considered retiring the A-10 Thunderbolt II "Warthog" attack jet, much to the dismay of its many fans in and out of the military, the Air Force says it will request funds in the 2019 budget to expand its efforts to keep the aircraft flying. (more...)
Kabul blast: Ambulance bomb kills at least 40, wounds 140 Kabul blast: Ambulance bomb kills at least 40, wounds 140
- January 27, 2018

The force of the blast shattered windows of surrounding buildings while causing few low-rise structures to collapse. As the number of wounded persons increased, Jumuriate hospital witnessed chaotic scenes outside as nurses and doctors rushed to treat the wounded lying in the corridors. (more...)
Trump Signals Possible Compromise on Immigration
- January 27, 2018

However, after mounting pressure from Dreamers activists, Democratic lawmakers have been pressing for the reauthorization of the program or at least garanting protections from deportation for the young immigrants. Purdue and Sen. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., are sponsors of the RAISE Act, which proposes reforms to the legal immigration system. That memo outlines a 10-to 12-year path to citizenship for Dreamers enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA ... (more...)
Inmate caught trying to smuggle home-cooked food, alcohol, drugs into complex Inmate caught trying to smuggle home-cooked food, alcohol, drugs into complex
- January 27, 2018

Around 5:45 PM this past Wednesday, a duffel bag was dropped off on the adjacent property, and around 7:30 p.m., 27-year-old Joshua Randall Hansen was observed leaving the prison to retrieve the bag. Hansen, who was imprisoned on opiates charges, was set up for the Jefferson County Jail on charges of escape and ownership of maryjane. A federal hold has also been placed on the inmate. (more...)
Threat on Cynthiana, Ky. school confirmed, suspect in custody Threat on Cynthiana, Ky. school confirmed, suspect in custody
- January 27, 2018

The student who reportedly made that threat was not in school at the time. Following this threat, an automated message went out on social media and by phone telling the parents about the situation. Police say almost 30 minutes later they located and arrested the student and removed the lockdown on the school. School officials say the news from Marshall County earlier this week set the tone for their concerns and heightened security measures. (more...)
Venezuela, Spain to expel ambassadors as 'persona non grata' Venezuela, Spain to expel ambassadors as 'persona non grata'
- January 27, 2018

The constituent assembly elections took place previous year, despite the warnings from the U.S. that there would be sanctions and the vote held by the opposition days before showing that millions of Venezuelans disapproved. Rubio and Menendez accused Maduro of supporting drug cartels and terror organizations, as well as abusing political opponents and causing an economic crisis in his country. (more...)
Baboons Break Out Of Paris Zoo Baboons Break Out Of Paris Zoo
- January 27, 2018

Paris Zoological Park was evacuated while workers tried to round up the unpredictable primates, whose behavior may become erratic "especially when stressed", zoo officials said, according to The Guardian . Police surrounded the area during a search for the missing monkeys after an employee encountered one in a corridor and raised the alarm. Guinea baboons, originated from West Africa, are classified as a "near-threatened" species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. (more...)
Looming water shortages spell catastrophe for Cape Town Looming water shortages spell catastrophe for Cape Town
- January 27, 2018

When levels drop to 13.5%, the city of four million people will be forced to queue for daily rations of 25 litres from 200 water collection points - not even enough for a two-minute shower. Cape Town is less than three months away from nearly completely running out of water. Last week, Mayor Patricia de Lille warned the city had reached a "point of no return". (more...)
Record Rain Across Sodden France Keeps Seine Rising Record Rain Across Sodden France Keeps Seine Rising
- January 27, 2018

It comes after the River Seine reached more than 18ft on Thursday evening at the Austerlitz bridge in the east of the city and burst its banks. It's enough to worry Joao de Macedo, superintendent at a residential building in Paris's 16th Arrondissement. (more...)
France says UN-led Syria peace talks in Vienna symbolize 'final hope' France says UN-led Syria peace talks in Vienna symbolize 'final hope'
- January 27, 2018

Separate UN-backed talks began in Vienna on Thursday, to continue until Friday. The UN-brokered talks - of which this is the ninth round - have made little progress so far. Neither side has commented on the content of this week's closed-door talks. De Mistura has presided over a series of Syrian talks in Geneva, with a mandate to discuss new elections, reformed governance, a new constitution and the fight against terrorism. (more...)
Joao Mario joins West Ham Joao Mario joins West Ham
- January 27, 2018

It's a really wonderful experience to join this fantastic team and I am just glad to be here. Mario , who won Euro 2016 and has been capped 31 times by Portugal, then admitted global team-mate Jose Fonte helped talk him into the move. The Hammers also have the option to secure the Portugal worldwide on a permanent transfer for £24m at the end of the season. But he has struggled for first-team opportunities at Inter under Luciano Spalletti this season, and has been restricted to five ... (more...)
Barry and Honey Sherman's death now ruled as double homicide Barry and Honey Sherman's death now ruled as double homicide
- January 26, 2018

An autopsy found that the couple died from "ligature neck compressions". Barry Sherman founded Toronto-based generic drug giant Apotex in 1974. Media outlets quoted anonymous police sources saying investigators believed they were dealing with a murder suicide. (more...)
Hillary Hid Sexual Harassment Claim Against Faith Adviser, Shocked Staff With Response Hillary Hid Sexual Harassment Claim Against Faith Adviser, Shocked Staff With Response
- January 26, 2018

Strider was Clinton's faith adviser and sent her scripture readings every morning for months during the campaign. Strider was accused by a woman who shared an office with him of rubbing her shoulders without permission, kissing her on the forehead and sending her a number of sexually suggestive emails. (more...)
Lagos State Government Mourns Death Of Deji Tinubu Lagos State Government Mourns Death Of Deji Tinubu
- January 26, 2018

Tinubu slumped and died while taking part in a football match at the ongoing cabinet retreat organised by the state government for members of its executive council. Ikpea said: "He has left an indelible mark in the football federation and general development of sports in Lagos". "We also pray God to grant the family, friends and associates the fortitude to bear the colossal loss", he said. (more...)
Defence secretary warns Russian Federation is ready to attack UK's energy infrastructure Defence secretary warns Russian Federation is ready to attack UK's energy infrastructure
- January 26, 2018

Mr Williamson, who became defence secretary last November , said Russian Federation had been researching these types of connections and would be willing to take action "any other nation would see as completely unacceptable". What they would do is cause the chaos and then step back". The statement of UK's top official comes just days after the call of UK Chief of General Staff Gen. (more...)
Duterte tells Suu Kyi, rights activists are 'just a noisy bunch' Duterte tells Suu Kyi, rights activists are 'just a noisy bunch'
- January 26, 2018

Veteran US diplomat Bill Richardson has resigned from an worldwide panel set up by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to advise on the Rohingya crisis. " United Nations serves no goal actually, for mankind.With all its inutility, it hasn't prevented any war, it hasn't prevented any massacre", said Duterte. (more...)
PM Strikes Digital Health Care Deal in Davos PM Strikes Digital Health Care Deal in Davos
- January 26, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a September 2015 meeting in Moscow. He noted that he will not allow Iran to establish a military presence in Syria and added that Israel is working to prevent this. (more...)
Lookout for Price Target? Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Wells Fargo & Company
- January 26, 2018

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 7.92% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO's holdings in Wells Fargo & Co were worth $9,265,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (NASDAQ:CAR). Moreover, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 0.01% invested in Avis Budget Group, Inc. Agf Invests owns 455,233 shares or 0.27% of their U.S. (more...)
Rich Lowry: Durbin, Graham Should Be 'Expelled' From Immigration Negotiations Rich Lowry: Durbin, Graham Should Be 'Expelled' From Immigration Negotiations
- January 26, 2018

The handbook was the handiwork of Stephen Miller and it earned the young scrapper the eternal gratitude of his boss and a reputation on Capitol Hill as a moderate Republican's worst nightmare. On January 12, Graham and Senator Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, went to the White House at Trump's invitation to discuss a proposal they thought could resolve the dispute. (more...)
Attention Gainer: Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM) Attention Gainer: Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM)
- January 26, 2018

It has underperformed by 53.09% the S&P500. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -8.1%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -34.1%. It primarily caters to institutional investors which include pension funds, fund-of-funds, foundations and endowments, firms and other institutions, private banks and family offices. (more...)

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