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From the Desk of Bill Nelson - Black History Month From the Desk of Bill Nelson - Black History Month
- February 07, 2018

When the British granted independence to India, they packed up and left. Back in grade school, Black History Month was associated with some basic elements: a few history lessons about heroes like Martin Luther King Jr. There is this book called June Peters, You Will Change the World One Day . Louisiana-born Sarah Breedlove, later known as Madam C.J. Walker, became America's first black female millionaire from her line of black cosmetology products. (more...)
North Korea to send Kim Jong Un's sister to Olympics North Korea to send Kim Jong Un's sister to Olympics
- February 07, 2018

The Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention, meanwhile, told CNN that it "dispatched an immediate response team to the Pyeongchang site to check additional people for symptoms, check the origin of the exposure, take measures to control infection and prevent spread". (more...)
No. 19 WVU limits Young, survives rally by No. 17 Oklahoma No. 19 WVU limits Young, survives rally by No. 17 Oklahoma
- February 07, 2018

Konate leads in rebounds with 8.0 while Carter tops in assists with 6.8 per game. That set up the season's second showdown between two of the top finalists, Carter, a senior, and Young. Brown had his worst game of the season, scoring a single point and taking just three shots. "I don't think anybody in the country plays how they play". (more...)
Sushma Swaraj to leave for Saudi Arabia to deepen ties Sushma Swaraj to leave for Saudi Arabia to deepen ties
- February 07, 2018

External Affair Sushma Swaraj also thanked the Indian community for the good will it has earned for the country and lauded the Indian embassy for its promptness. The India-Saudi Arabia relationship was elevated to that of a Strategic Partnership during the visit of then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the Gulf kingdom in 2010. (more...)
Police arrest main suspect in Asma rape and murder case Police arrest main suspect in Asma rape and murder case
- February 07, 2018

The accused in his confessional statement stated that he had taken Asma to a sugarcane field and tried to sexually abuse her. According to media reports, Punjab government spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan has confirmed that a DNA sample had matched and the test report was sent to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. (more...)
South Africa's Jacob Zuma's state of the nation speech postponed South Africa's Jacob Zuma's state of the nation speech postponed
- February 07, 2018

Earlier on Tuesday afternoon came the news that Parliament's presiding officers had chose to postpone the SONA , with another statement following saying the postponement was on the insistence of the troubled president himself. Wichard Cilliers, currency dealer at TreasuryOne, said in the wake of the postponement that markets are waiting to see if the ANC National Executive Committee, the party's highest decision making body between conferences, is going to recall President Jacob Zuma . (more...)
Panel votes to release Dems' Russia memo Panel votes to release Dems' Russia memo
- February 07, 2018

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee said in a statement Friday they feared the memo's release would serve as a "shameful effort to discredit" the FBI, Justice Department and investigation of Russian election meddling and any ties to the Trump campaign. (more...)
South Africa vs India, 3rd ODI: Proteas win toss, elect to bowl
- February 07, 2018

The Virat Kohli-led side are now boosting with confidence after taking a 2-0 lead in the series by dismantling South Africa in the first two matches in Durban and Centurion with consummate ease. Given the rapid succession of games, he'll not have much time to mull over this abject start, although "that" 40-minute lunch break with India needing two more runs to win would have at least served as a poignant moment of introspection. (more...)
Here is What Institutional Investors Think About Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)
- February 07, 2018

Howland Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 68.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vornado Realty Trust's RSI is presently sitting at 28.72. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Wisconsin-based North Star Asset Management has invested 1.78% in Apple Inc. The stock of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) earned "Hold" rating by TheStreet on Wednesday, August 5. (more...)
General Motors beats the Street with fourth-quarter report card General Motors beats the Street with fourth-quarter report card
- February 07, 2018

Analysts had expected $1.42 per share. Ford Motor Company shares now have an 8-year dividend growth rate of 0.21707, a 5 year of 0.10197, and a 3 year of 0.02704. The hedge fund held 586,852 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.03M, up from 97,932 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Controversial GOP memo released: 6 things to know
- February 07, 2018

Trump has frequently railed against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with the effort. Trump has said the GOP memo "vindicates" him. Nadler's six-page rebuttal is the most detailed given by Democrats since the Nunes memo was released Friday after being declassified by President Trump . (more...)
Così gli hacker di AnonPlus hanno attaccato il Pd di Firenze Così gli hacker di AnonPlus hanno attaccato il Pd di Firenze
- February 07, 2018

Tra gli hashtag "staisereno" #hacked e #AnonPlus . L'attacco hacker , rivendicato da AnonPlus con un tweet risalente addirittura a due giorni fa. Una "menzione speciale', il leader del M5s l'ha dedicata alla sua regione, la Campania, citando " De Luca junior candidato a Salerno" ma, ha spiegato, "siccome segue le orme del padre non solo per quanto riguarda la carriera politica, imputato per bancarotta fraudolenta". (more...)
Supreme Court refuses to immediately take NC gerrymandering case Supreme Court refuses to immediately take NC gerrymandering case
- February 07, 2018

So far, there has been a notable lack of bipartisan movement on getting such a deal. "We will be conducting the 2018 elections in General Assembly-drawn Congressional seats and almost all General Assembly-drawn state House seats", Lewis said, referencing a separate case on congressional districts that the Supreme Court also dealt with Tuesday . (more...)
Five Takeaways from Trump's State of the Union Address Five Takeaways from Trump's State of the Union Address
- February 07, 2018

Stephanopoulos pointed out that wiretapping warrants usually require a fair amount of vetting: " You actually had been on the FBI's radar for working with Russian Federation for several years", he said. He also used the opportunity to warn his supporters not to be complacent and allow the Democrats to win majorities in the House or the Senate. They had apparently agreed beforehand that they weren't going to applaud any of the president's words, even about jobs , jobs, jobs - the historic ... (more...)
House approves release of Democrats' rebuttal memo House approves release of Democrats' rebuttal memo
- February 07, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he supports the release of the Democrats' memo , if sensitive intelligence information is removed. Trump , hoping the document will undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation , released it. (more...)
Snow is within the forecast Wednesday, finally turning to sleet and rain Snow is within the forecast Wednesday, finally turning to sleet and rain
- February 07, 2018

Wednesday until 6 p.m., with snow falling at rates around 1 inch per hour at times. This will lead to mostly cloudy skies and northern and western areas may see a flurry or two later in the day. "A thump of snow is expected around 10-11a.m. before warm air mixes into the region". Low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Temperatures will be in the 30s and will drop into the low 20s and teens in some parts of the state. (more...)
Premier says Alberta will stop importing BC wine over pipeline Premier says Alberta will stop importing BC wine over pipeline
- February 07, 2018

Tuesday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said the agency of her government that is the provincial wholesaler of alcohol will stop buying B.C. wine. Alberta is the most important market for B.C. "British Columbians shouldn't be in the crossfire of NDP governments fighting". As for whether the wine boycott could lead to an Alberta beef ban or other unintended consequences, Notley said that's a risk the province has to consider. (more...)
Republican Inaction In Senate Threatening White House Agenda Republican Inaction In Senate Threatening White House Agenda
- February 07, 2018

It would extend funding for a slew of Medicare programs that go toward funding community health centers, rural hospitals and more . Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said the agreement would include an increase for domestic programs like drug treatment and broadband infrastructure that Democrats have sought, as well as a military spending increase championed by Republicans. (more...)
Aiyaary Gets U/A Certificate, Set To Release On February 16 Aiyaary Gets U/A Certificate, Set To Release On February 16
- February 07, 2018

It's a standard practice for any filmmaker to get the approval from the concern department if he is making a movie on them. However, contrary to the reports, the makers have revealed that the release of Aiyaary was pushed owing to the censor board certification. (more...)
Journalist who exposed Joyce's affair speaks out Journalist who exposed Joyce's affair speaks out
- February 07, 2018

Above all as this story circulates it's important to remember there are several innocent parties in all this, including Mr Joyce's children, who don't deserve to be the subject of water cooler gossip. But my criticisms of him are of his job. "Frankly, his personal situation is none of my business, and with respect it is none of anybody else's business". (more...)
PM Modi Wife Jashodaben Injured In Accident, 1 Reportedly Dead PM Modi Wife Jashodaben Injured In Accident, 1 Reportedly Dead
- February 07, 2018

Jashodaben was taken to the district hospital in Chittorgarh. As per details by the doctors, her condition was stable and out of danger. According to a few reports, one person was also killed in the accident which took place near Katunda on the Kota-Chittorgarh highway. (more...)
Trump yet to read Democrats' memo
- February 07, 2018

Brennan headed the Central Intelligence Agency during a sprawling investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign's connections to Russian Federation. Rep. Adam B. Schiff of California, the Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, said the Democrats had already shared their memo with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department and would seek specific explanations from the department and the White House for any changes they might ... (more...)
Suggests Nunes Memo Showed FBI Trying to 'Subvert Democracy' Suggests Nunes Memo Showed FBI Trying to 'Subvert Democracy'
- February 07, 2018

After it was released , Trump claimed the GOP memo "totally vindicates" him in the Russian Federation investigation, even though the document did not address the allegations of collusion or obstruction of justice that have become central to the special counsel's probe. (more...)
Mattis: New Sea-Launched Cruise Missile Is a Bargaining Chip Mattis: New Sea-Launched Cruise Missile Is a Bargaining Chip
- February 07, 2018

For several months Washington has accused Russian Federation of developing a new intermediate-range, ground-launched cruise missile that violates the treaty signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev and implemented in 1988. In a statement Monday, its Foreign Ministry called the review's assertions frightening, "utterly hypocritical" and risky. Mattis emphasized that the development of new low-yield nuclear weapons isn't a way to lower the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons. (more...)
Another Salman Khan Sequel! Kick 2 To Release On Christmas 2019 Another Salman Khan Sequel! Kick 2 To Release On Christmas 2019
- February 07, 2018

The Bollywood's Sultan Salman Khan is famous for his Eid releases and his film Bharat is also expected to release on Eid 2019, which will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Salman is now shooting for Remo D'Souza's action thriller Race 3 opposite Jacqueline Fernandez , who was also cast opposite him in Kick 2 . The film which also stars Jacqueline, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem, Daisy Shah and Anil Kapoor will release on Eid this year. (more...)

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