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US House Speaker Ryan deletes tweet praising $1.50 pay increase US House Speaker Ryan deletes tweet praising $1.50 pay increase
- February 04, 2018

Update: Shortly after this post was published, Speaker Ryan deleted the tweet in question, shown in text-only format below. "A secretary at a public high school in Lancaster, PA, said she was pleasantly surprised her pay went up $1.50 a week. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee releases memo concerning Russian Federation investigation House Intelligence Committee releases memo concerning Russian Federation investigation
- February 04, 2018

Devin Nunes' much-vaunted memo is the political equivalent of a shaggy-dog story, in which endless testimonials to an unseen canine's superlative shagginess end with the disappointing presentation of an animal that is, after all , not so shaggy. (more...)
Ancient Priestess' 4400-Year-Old Tomb Is Discovered in Egypt Ancient Priestess' 4400-Year-Old Tomb Is Discovered in Egypt
- February 04, 2018

Some of the scenes also show performances, as well as, one monkey collecting fruit while the other one dances. The tomb was found during excavation work carried out in Giza western cemetery , which houses tombs of the Old Kingdom's top officials discovered by previous archaeologists since 1842, Mostafa Wazir, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities said during the inauguration ceremony. (more...)
Budget Delivers Massive Spending For Rural Areas, Pegs Growth Over 8% Budget Delivers Massive Spending For Rural Areas, Pegs Growth Over 8%
- February 04, 2018

According to advance estimates released by the Government , the GDP growth at constant prices for the financial year 2018-19is estimated to grow at 7.2-7.5 percent. "It looks like that the BJP is aiming to shore up support among rural voters, there've been plenty of measures announced to boost the rural economy", said Shilan Shah, India economist, at Capital Economics in Singapore. (more...)
Triplets named in protest of Trump's Jerusalem move Triplets named in protest of Trump's Jerusalem move
- February 04, 2018

Earlier this month, Washington announced that it would freeze $65 million in funding to the UNRWA unless Palestinians return to the negotiating table with Israelis. Abbas, who is scheduled to appear before the council on February 20, has said he will ask its members to grant full United Nations membership to the Palestinians and will only accept an internationally-backed panel to broker any peace talks with Israel, Reuters reported Thursday. (more...)
Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) Overbought Stock
- February 04, 2018

Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio reported 290,895 shares. Paloma Mngmt holds 0.01% or 26,283 shares. Tocqueville Asset Management Lp decreased Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK) stake by 2,600 shares to 9,160 valued at $1.30 million in 2017Q3. (more...)
'Just chill': Master Modi pens exam guide, lists mantras to ace them 'Just chill': Master Modi pens exam guide, lists mantras to ace them
- February 04, 2018

Exhorting students who are set to appear for their board and secondary school examinations this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj suggested that they should not compete with others but with themselves and they need to learn from their mistakes. (more...)
Collins advises Trump against talking about Mueller's Russian Federation probe Collins advises Trump against talking about Mueller's Russian Federation probe
- February 04, 2018

At an impromptu press conference Wednesday, The Washington Post reported, Trump dismissed the idea that he had obstructed justice , instead characterizing his own actions as an effort to "fight back": "The president suggested he could be investigated for obstruction of justice as part of the Russian Federation investigation because he was "fighting back" and reiterated there was "no collusion" between his campaign and Moscow". (more...)
North Korea Says Trump's Administration is Just a Bunch of 'Racist Billionaires' North Korea Says Trump's Administration is Just a Bunch of 'Racist Billionaires'
- February 04, 2018

The administration last week imposed new tariffs on imports on washing machines and solar energy panels, a move criticized by the South Korean government. Cha is well-known in Washington's foreign policy circles, having served as Asia director at the NSC under Bush. A year ago he threatened to answer North Korean provocations with fire and fury "the likes of which this world has never seen before". (more...)
NRCC chairman: GOP will keep House because Pelosi says 'outrageous things' NRCC chairman: GOP will keep House because Pelosi says 'outrageous things'
- February 03, 2018

In addition to some unilateral decisions the White House has made in regards to immigration numbers (eg, revoking temporary protected status for a number of immigrants or reducing the number of refugees allowed to settle in the United States), these proposals would significantly decrease the number of legal immigrants allowed into the United States and completely end certain forms of legal immigration . (more...)
Maya finds shed new light on lost civilization Maya finds shed new light on lost civilization
- February 03, 2018

Some 60,000 structures were found over the past two years in a scan of a region in the northern department of El Peten, which borders Mexico and Belize, said Marcello Canuto, one of the project's top investigators. Most Maya civilizations were crumbling by 900 CE, but at its prime around 1,200 years ago, this culture thrived across Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico. (more...)
Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out in Meenakshi Temple, several shops gutted Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out in Meenakshi Temple, several shops gutted
- February 03, 2018

The pigeons in the temple and shopping area flew helter-skelter after the fire. "No modern fire safety system with sprinklers have been installed at the temple", Rao said. "Power supply to the area was immediately cut". After the fire was put out, corporation officials and police inspected the premises and confirmed that there was no damage to the Temple's sanctum sanctorum. (more...)
Russian Jet Downed By Syrian Rebels Captured In Fiery Video Russian Jet Downed By Syrian Rebels Captured In Fiery Video
- February 03, 2018

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Russian pilot was dead but had no immediate further details. It is not known who shot down the plane, but jihadist group al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham has a presence in the area. (more...)
Top diplomat resigns, continuing exodus at State Department Top diplomat resigns, continuing exodus at State Department
- February 03, 2018

Nauert said Shannon had served under six presidents and 10 secretaries of state. The State Department's under secretary of state for public affairs, Steve Goldstein, said Shannon's departure was not related to low morale and called him "an unbelievable man". (more...)
N. Korea earned $200 million from banned exports N. Korea earned $200 million from banned exports
- February 03, 2018

But the report, which was submitted to the UN Security Council, said the North "continued to export nearly all the commodities prohibited in the resolutions... A member-state, which was not named, also notified the panel that Myanmar had received "ballistic missile systems from (North Korea) in addition to a range of conventional weapons, including multiple rocket launches and surface-to air missiles". (more...)
Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday
- February 03, 2018

There is a very small risk for a flurry. Arctic high pressure returns Sunday night into Monday, dropping wind chills below zero Monday morning. A few light snow showers will be possible this morning and afternoon with snow increasing across Metro Detroit tonight . (more...)
Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.25
- February 03, 2018

Moore Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Mbia Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $671.81M market cap company. Traders that are constantly buying and selling shares may be more concerned with technical analysis. (more...)
Kate and William dine with Swedish royals
- February 03, 2018

Which is why we nearly fell off our chairs in shock when pictures of Kate Middleton and Prince William attending a dinner party hosted by the British Ambassador to Sweden a couple of days ago, surfaced on the Internet. The royal foursome then headed to Matteusskolan, a comprehensive school in Stockholm, to meet with more young people . Kate Middleton attended a formal function in Norway on February 1st and stunned everybody with her attractive Alexander McQueen gown. (more...)
Black Caps thrashed by Australia in opening Twenty20 Black Caps thrashed by Australia in opening Twenty20
- February 03, 2018

Steaming in for the second over of the innings, he startled Colin Munro with his trampoline bounce from just back of a good length, for Alex Carey - making his T20 debut behind the stumps - to sprint out to point to complete a steepling catch. (more...)
Tariq Ramadan to face French judge in sex assault case Tariq Ramadan to face French judge in sex assault case
- February 03, 2018

His first accuser is Henda Ayari , a former Muslim radical who now heads a secular feminist group. Days later a second, an unnamed disabled woman said Ramadan had violently raped her in a hotel room in the southeastern city of Lyon. But in October 2017, she said the sexual assault scandal surrounding Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein had emboldened her to accuse Mr Ramadan explicitly. (more...)
Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending false missile attack alert Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending false missile attack alert
- February 03, 2018

I did what I was trained to do ", the man told NBC News in his first media interview. In the weeks since the January 13 incident, the worker said he has received death threats, with his lawyer adding that they are still deciding whether or not to sue the state. (more...)
Pro-TDP Leader Retained AP BJP Chief! Pro-TDP Leader Retained AP BJP Chief!
- February 03, 2018

The TDP has summoned an emergency meeting of the party MPs and leaders on February 4 to discuss the next course of action. The Congress leader blamed the Union Ministers and the MPs from the State for not questioning the injustice and neglect of the State. (more...)
Pentagon Chief: No Evidence of Recent Sarin Gas Use by Syria
- February 03, 2018

Earlier, the Russian foreign ministry said Moscow has "consistently and persistently" drawn the worldwide community's attention to the incidents involving the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and has repeatedly called for an independent and impartial investigation into the matter. (more...)
Woman Who Cut Baby from Neighbor Gets Life Term Woman Who Cut Baby from Neighbor Gets Life Term
- February 03, 2018

State District Judge Frank Racek sentenced Crews on Friday. Ashton Matheny wept as he heard his girlfriend Savanna Greywind, 22, had been alive after her womb had been sliced open and the baby snatched from her stomach. She said: "She was taking her first breath as her mother was taking her last", referring to Ms Greywind's daughter who survived the forced delivery . (more...)
South Africa captain Du Plessis out of one-day series
- February 03, 2018

It was going to be hard enough in the short turnaround between matches to find a way past them, but to do so without their captain, who faced them for long enough will be a big task. We targetted a few bowlers, we'll go after them. "I'll keep him close to me, he's luckily going to be here throughout the game". "I don't see any difficulties in batting at No. (more...)

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