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Legal team for Manafort co-defendant Rick Gates quits Legal team for Manafort co-defendant Rick Gates quits
- February 03, 2018

The shift in defense counsel would be at least the third for Gates, 45, since he and his former employer, Manafort, 68, were indicted October 30 on fraud, conspiracy and money laundering counts in the first disclosed charges in Mueller's probe of Russian influence in US political affairs. (more...)
White instructor underneath hearth over slavery lesson White instructor underneath hearth over slavery lesson
- February 03, 2018

Middle School 118 teacher Patricia Cummings , who is white, humiliated several African-American students by singling them out and instructing them to lie on the ground before stepping on them to portray how disgusting slavery was, students and staffers told the New York Daily News . (more...)
Groundhog Phil predicts more cold weather Groundhog Phil predicts more cold weather
- February 03, 2018

Punxsutawney Phil gets his longevity from drinking " groundhog punch" (a secret recipe)", according to the club. But he's always popular. Should he not see his shadow , we will have an early spring. The original Milltown Mel died in July 2015, but his friend took over his name and has carried on with the tradition. Since 1886, the world's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil , has been providing predictions about winter from his lair in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. (more...)
Video shows top UP police official taking oath to build Ram temple Video shows top UP police official taking oath to build Ram temple
- February 03, 2018

Reportedly, a 1982 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, DG Home Guard Surya Kumar Shukla has now created havoc into the entire Uttar Pradesh Police department when he swore to build Ram Mandir , on the disputed Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya , at any cost. (more...)
European Commission: Opportunities and the Potential of Blockchain Technology European Commission: Opportunities and the Potential of Blockchain Technology
- February 03, 2018

This is not the first time that the European Commission pays attention to blockchain technology. This includes as supporting the European Industry, improving business processes and enabling new business models, according to the statement . (more...)
Haryana: Kashmiri students thrashed by mob after Friday prayers
- February 03, 2018

They were injured on their face and bruises on arms and legs; their photos circulated on social media. The two Jammu and Kashmir students studying in a Haryana University said that soon after they came out of the mosque after offering the Friday's prayer in a Mosque in Mahendragarh district, a group of people started following them. (more...)
India urges Male to abide by Supreme Court ruling India urges Male to abide by Supreme Court ruling
- February 03, 2018

After the court's ruling was made public, street celebrations by government opponents transformed into three hours of clashes with police, who used tear gas and their batons to break up the gatherings. The group's South Asia director, Biraj Patnaik, said the ruling must be implemented and the government's "witch-hunt against the political opposition and other critics" must end. (more...)
Logan Paul Saved by Reserve Chute While Skydiving Logan Paul Saved by Reserve Chute While Skydiving
- February 03, 2018

YouTuber Logan Paul has given an interview with ABC News in which he claims he's a "good guy who made a bad decision" after uploading a video of a suicide victim in Japan's Aokigahara forest. Many creators have complained about their work being deemed unsuitable for advertising, causing them to miss out on revenue: " While we worked hard this year to provide an appeals system and quicker responses to creators when a video is demonetised, we've heard loud and clear that we need a better ... (more...)
Treasury warns of wide impact if United States sanctions Russian debt Treasury warns of wide impact if United States sanctions Russian debt
- February 03, 2018

The report was submitted to Congress on January 29, and obtained by US media on February 2. As noted in "Putin ridicules new US sanctions list of Russians" (Jan. It says that sanctions related to Russian sovereign debt, or government-issued bonds, could hurt "both the Russian Federation and USA investors and businesses". (more...)
Randall Margraves apologizes for attacking Larry Nassar, released from custody Randall Margraves apologizes for attacking Larry Nassar, released from custody
- February 03, 2018

Madison and Lauren Margraves had just spoken Friday, when their father asked the judge to "grant me five minutes in a locker room with that demon". We can not behave like this. This is not helping your children, this is not helping your community, this is not helping us. Nassar is facing his third and final sentencing hearing in MI, where he has pleaded guilty to molesting three girls, while working with Twistars , an elite gymnastics club run by a former Olympian. (more...)
Denuclearization of Korean peninsula is the objective — United Nations chief
- February 03, 2018

Ri said it was North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un who launched peace efforts on the Korean peninsula , "where a touch-and-go war danger was prevailing". He declared the standoff with the rogue regime "a tricky situation" and again blamed previous administrations for letting the crisis linger for decades. (more...)
South Africa sack Allister Coetzee after 21 months as head coach South Africa sack Allister Coetzee after 21 months as head coach
- February 03, 2018

Coetzee said that he will always hold Springbok rugby close to his heart. The Springboks have been performing badly over the past few years, and this is due to the lack of real transformation; even Coetzee was forced to select old white players. (more...)
Tom Cruise Teases The 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Super Bowl Trailer Tom Cruise Teases The 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Super Bowl Trailer
- February 03, 2018

But notice the little figure in the center of Cruise's chest: Yes, that is tiny Tom Cruise , dangling from a helicopter. The best intentions often come back to haunt you. Tom Cruise reprises his starring role as Ethan Hunt in the new Mission: Impossible film which is now in production. Mission: Impossible - Falloutwill find Ethan Hunt ( Tom Cruise ) on a mission to stop a terrorist attack while running super-weird and defying death by hanging from a helicopter. (more...)
De Bruyne: Injuries could derail Man City De Bruyne: Injuries could derail Man City
- February 03, 2018

There's Kevin the Goalscorer, Kevin the Creator and Kevin the Destroyer. De Bruyne not only set up the opening goal with an inch-perfect pass for Fernandinho but was central to nearly all City's attacks and had several chances to score himself before finally taking one in the second half. (more...)
8 injured, kids lifted to HSC in head-on crash of bus, SUV 8 injured, kids lifted to HSC in head-on crash of bus, SUV
- February 03, 2018

Leon says the injured children were two four-year-olds, an eight-year-old, two 10-year-olds and a 15-year-old. Ornge initially said about 12 children were seriously injured in a crash involving a school bus and a minivan. They were on a day trip to Blue Mountain and were heading back to Hamilton when he said the van crossed the median and hit the bus. Attridge said the driver was "pretty shook up" after the crash. (more...)
Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down
- February 03, 2018

Following the threat of losing federal funding, New York state will end the "I Love NY" tourism campaign this summer in favor of "NY has it all!" "Now, as a direct result of that decision, the federal government is withholding $14 million in funding that we need to fix and maintain our aging and crumbling roads". (more...)
Indiana Gets Green Light for Medicaid Work Requirements Indiana Gets Green Light for Medicaid Work Requirements
- February 03, 2018

The plan, which the state calls a successful alternative to traditional Medicaid, has been approved through December 2020. Drug treatment is now covered for Indiana Medicaid recipients, but some enrolled in the Healthy Indiana Plan will be subject to a work requirement, Gov. (more...)
Douglas Haig charged in connection to Las Vegas shooting Douglas Haig charged in connection to Las Vegas shooting
- February 03, 2018

Douglas Haig said he sold Paddock 720 rounds of tracer ammunition, which leaves a visible trail when fired, in the month before the October 1 attack that claimed 58 lives. "I had no way to see into his mind". While Haig does not have a license to manufacture armor-piercing ammunition, he had a website where he sold specialized military ammunition , including armor piercing ammo, according to the criminal complaint. (more...)
Fidel Castro's Son Has Killed Himself, Cuban Media Report Fidel Castro's Son Has Killed Himself, Cuban Media Report
- February 03, 2018

He was found dead on Thursday morning. As a boy he was the subject of a custody battle after his parents divorced in 1955. Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart was named head of Cuba's nuclear program, but fired by his father in the 1990s. A former British ambassador to Cuba, Paul Hare, who lectures at Boston University's Pardee School of Global Studies, said Castro Diaz-Balart had seemed "thoughtful, rather curious about the world beyond Cuba" at a dinner in Boston two years ago. (more...)
Canada Is Changing Its National Anthem To Be Gender Neutral Canada Is Changing Its National Anthem To Be Gender Neutral
- February 03, 2018

On a related note, our own national anthem has always been gender neutral, though Doocy might argue that the "land of the free, and the home of the brave" has an inherently masculine sentiment, paired with rockets, bombs and flags. "This may be small, it's about two words, but it's huge", she added. Fortier, who won a byelection in Ottawa-Vanier last April, said she was "honoured" and "delighted" to watch Belanger's Bill C-210 win Senate approval late Wednesday. (more...)
US Revives Idea Of Limited Nuclear War That Doesn't Destroy The Planet US Revives Idea Of Limited Nuclear War That Doesn't Destroy The Planet
- February 03, 2018

The review calls for more focus on United States "low yield" nuclear weapons to try to convince Russia that the U.S. has a credible deterrent against the potential Russian threat. The Pentagon-led review of the U.S. nuclear arsenal and the policies that govern it was ordered by Trump a year ago. First, it would modify "a small number" of existing long-range ballistic missiles carried by Trident strategic submarines to fit them with smaller-yield nuclear warheads. (more...)
Girl arrested in shooting Girl arrested in shooting
- February 03, 2018

A shooting at a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday that left one boy in critical condition, injured four others and had panicked parents in tears was an accident, police said. "So I think he will do fine". She said she never saw a gun. He said the gun wouldn't necessarily had to have been cocked to go off in the girl's backpack, but mostly likely would have had to have become entangled with something inside the bag for the trigger to have been pressed. (more...)
Texas oil companies tell Trump to leave NAFTA alone Texas oil companies tell Trump to leave NAFTA alone
- February 03, 2018

The ministers will discuss negotiations to update the NAFTA trade pact and will review multilateral issues as well as regional and global cooperation, the official statement said. "The easy way to harness it is to point fingers at outsiders". "I don't think the president is going to be cancelling it", Trudeau said of the decades-old trade deal. (more...)
Celgene (CELG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cantor Fitzgerald
- February 03, 2018

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) shares reduced -0.81% to close at $100.34. About 7.30M shares traded or 4.83% up from the average. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) has seen its stock price gain 2.78, or -2.66%, so far in 2017. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, September 23 by Evercore. M Partners maintained Mattel, Inc. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Monday, October 30. (more...)
Chartered train carrying GOP lawmakers to retreat strikes garbage truck, killing 1 Chartered train carrying GOP lawmakers to retreat strikes garbage truck, killing 1
- February 03, 2018

The Starkville Daily News reached out to Harper's office for comment, but spokesperson Emerson George said Harper did not want to comment on the incident on Wednesday out of respect to the fatality and injuries in the wreck. Rep. Roger Marshall , a doctor who represents Kansas' 1st District, said the train "carrying members and spouses hit something". The National Transportation Safety Board said in a briefing that the maximum speed limit at the grade crossing was 60 miles per hour and ... (more...)

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