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BJP calls for thorough probe into Srinagar hospital attack BJP calls for thorough probe into Srinagar hospital attack
- February 08, 2018

Two cops of Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed and a Pakistani militant managed to escape after the attack. The attack was carried out in broad daylight by militants inside the premises of the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar . (more...)
Senators reach bipartisan accord on long-term spending deal Senators reach bipartisan accord on long-term spending deal
- February 08, 2018

It also would extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ) for 10 years instead of the current six, the source added. In an effort to avoid another government shutdown , Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer reached a two-year spending deal on Wednesday, but the deal seems certain to reach roadblocks in the House. (more...)
Pence Won't Rule Out Talks With North Korea During Olympics Pence Won't Rule Out Talks With North Korea During Olympics
- February 08, 2018

US Vice President Mike Pence declared the US will apply the "toughest" sanctions ever on North Korea until the rogue state will be completely denuclearised. "But we'll see what happens", Pence told reporters. "As N. Korea continues to test ballistic missiles & threaten the USA, we'll make it clear all options are on the table". (more...)
No evidence that Border Patrol agent was attacked before death in Texas No evidence that Border Patrol agent was attacked before death in Texas
- February 08, 2018

I ran into a culvert. "The evidence also shows that the other agent fell approximately 22 feet away from where Agent Martinez fell, landing on his back and sustaining significant injuries to his back and skull", the memo said. A Customs and Border Protection spokesperson declined to comment on the case. The statement came one day after El Paso's medical examiner released Martinez's autopsy, which found that he died of blunt injuries to his head, but couldn't determine the cause of death. (more...)
Met Office warning for ice on parts of the Isle of Wight Met Office warning for ice on parts of the Isle of Wight
- February 08, 2018

Scotland is set for further wintry conditions with snow and ice warnings issued for most of the country . The warning is valid from 9pm Thursday, February 8 to 9am Friday, February 9. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees in strong and gusty winds. Widespread showers will be wintry with some snow accumulations, frost and icy stretches. (more...)
Florida House and Senate posture for conflict over omnibus education bill Florida House and Senate posture for conflict over omnibus education bill
- February 08, 2018

The Senate intends to add the budget deal to a short-term spending measure, which, passed by the House on Tuesday, would fund the government through March 23, in order to avoid a government shutdown on Friday, according to local media. If the spending numbers are agreed to, lawmakers could concentrate on tackling other issues like immigration and infrastructure rather than careening from one budget crisis to the next. (more...)
North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics in South North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics in South
- February 08, 2018

Moon's meeting with the North Korean delegates will be held one day after they attend the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympic Games in the eastern town of Pyeongchang. Pence's decision to visit Japan before attending the Pyeongchang Olympics' opening ceremony was also created to reaffirm close Japan-U.S. cooperation before he visits South Korea and to give Moon a stern reminder not to get swept along by a mood of reconciliation. (more...)
North Korea: No interest in meeting with United States at Olympics North Korea: No interest in meeting with United States at Olympics
- February 08, 2018

Even so, Mr. Pence and other USA officials seemed to be open to the possibility of a meeting, even if they were not actively seeking one. The South Korean city won its bid for the Winter Olympics in 2011, before neighboring Kim Jong-Un had stepped up his missile tests. (more...)
Bermuda first country ever to repeal same-sex marriage Bermuda first country ever to repeal same-sex marriage
- February 08, 2018

The island's minister of home affairs said the law gave same-sex couples "equivalent" rights to heterosexual married couples. "The act is meant to strike a fair balance between two now irreconcilable groups in Bermuda, by restating that marriage must be between a male and a female while at the same time recognising and protecting the rights of same-sex couples", Mr Brown said. (more...)
Antero Midstream GP LP (AMGP) EPS Estimated At $0.07 Antero Midstream GP LP (AMGP) EPS Estimated At $0.07
- February 08, 2018

Fairview Capital Investment Management Llc acquired 11,686 shares as Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP)'s stock declined 7.68%. The hedge fund held 955,818 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.14M, up from 721,188 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Winter storm packing snow, rain expected to hit state Wednesday Winter storm packing snow, rain expected to hit state Wednesday
- February 08, 2018

WEDNESDAY: Snow will move out after "Daybreak", and we will see quiet weather for most of the day. The mountains will see a different start to Monday with gusty winds and an increase in snow showers. A foot or more of snow is possible in the Adirondacks. Readings show that Yorkville received an additional 1.6 inches, Montgomery saw an additional 2 inches, and Aurora tallied an additional 2 inches. (more...)
African Migrants Speak Out Against Israeli Deportation Orders African Migrants Speak Out Against Israeli Deportation Orders
- February 08, 2018

The cases involve allegations of fraud, bribery and breach of trust, according to police. "I am certain that at the end of the day, the certified legal authorities will come to one conclusion, the simple truth: there is nothing". Alsheikh formerly served as deputy director of the domestic security agency. Netanyahu is under investigation in three corruption cases, which have been dubbed case 1,000, 2,000 and 3,000 by police. (more...)
Snow totals hold true to Storm Team 27 forecast Snow totals hold true to Storm Team 27 forecast
- February 08, 2018

Afternoon highs in the low 20s, mostly cloudy skies, and winds WSW 5-15 miles per hour gusting over 20 miles per hour will keep us cool all day. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch starting Thursday night through Friday evening for Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Livingston, Calhoun, Jackson, Washtenaw, Branch, Hillsdale and Lenawee Counties in the WILX Viewing area. (more...)
Ottawa Senators' Alex Burrows suspended 10 games for kneeing Taylor Hall Ottawa Senators' Alex Burrows suspended 10 games for kneeing Taylor Hall
- February 08, 2018

The Senators went on to win the game 5-3. Hall was not injured and scored during the Devils' ensuing power play. Hall was escaping a nearby scrum when Burrows went after the forward and brought him to the ice. The NHL's department of player safety announced the suspension on Wednesday night. Burrows has been suspended once before by the National Hockey League, for an illegal check to the head of in October 2014 that cost him three games, and he has been fined five times previously in his ... (more...)
Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared
- February 08, 2018

The spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was seriously concerned about the declaration of a state of emergency and the entry of security forces into the Supreme Court premises. The whereabouts of the court's other two judges were not known on Tuesday morning. Nasheed also expressed concern over Yameen's deliberate delay in implementing the Supreme Court ruling to immediately release political prisoners. (more...)
Nunes claims 'clear link' between Dems and Russian Federation during 2016 election Nunes claims 'clear link' between Dems and Russian Federation during 2016 election
- February 08, 2018

According to the memo, the Federal Bureau of Investigation relied "heavily" on the Steele dossier , and also relied on "numerous" other Federal Bureau of Investigation documents related to Steele, in order to get a surveillance warrant on Page in October 2016, and to continue surveilling him through 2017. (more...)
European Union to meet Turkey March 26 to discuss relations European Union to meet Turkey March 26 to discuss relations
- February 08, 2018

Yet, so far Ankara was not willing to make amendment in the law on fighting terrorism, arguing that it is under by the members of Gulen Movement, which Ankara accuses of a failed coup attempt in 2016, by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Islamic State (IS). (more...)
Group urges post-Brexit trade plan Group urges post-Brexit trade plan
- February 08, 2018

Still, the 1.5 million Britons living in Europe face being " landlocked " after Brexit because a preliminary deal in December doesn't clarify rights such as whether they can move freely between European Union countries after the U.K.'s departure from the bloc. (more...)
Governor Wolf Again Calls For Shale Tax in Budget Address Governor Wolf Again Calls For Shale Tax in Budget Address
- February 08, 2018

In the latest budget, Wolf once again proposed a tax on natural gas extraction that he said would yield $248.7 million to pay for education spending of $225 million. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint)."As chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, I am concerned by some of the cuts the governor has proposed, particularly the elimination of funding for hardwoods development, which plays an important role in the advancement of our timber industry". (more...)
Armed groups in South Sudan release more than 300 child soldiers Armed groups in South Sudan release more than 300 child soldiers
- February 08, 2018

The children's release was marked at a ceremony in the city of Yambio. Those with relatives in the area will be reunited with their families, who will receive three months of food assistance to support their reintegration; others will be placed in interim care centres until their families can be traced. (more...)
Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case
- February 08, 2018

Security was tight across Bangladesh in anticipation of the judgement by a special court in Dhaka with police checkpoints set up across the capital. She faces life in prison if convicted by the Dhaka court, but has consistently denied the charges, insisting "not a penny" was stolen. The ACC had filed the Zia Charitable graft Trust case with Tejgaon police station on August 8, 2011, accusing Khaleda, her son Tarique Rahman and four others. (more...)
China's Ehang Flying Passengers In Autonomous Air Taxi Tests China's Ehang Flying Passengers In Autonomous Air Taxi Tests
- February 08, 2018

The passenger simply inputs their destination, and Ehang claims that the AAV is capable of complete autonomous performance - taking off, flying, sensing obstacles, and landing. This is a vast improvement over the 2016 reports from Ehang, which stated then that the Ehang could carry one person with a weight capacity of 220 pounds. (more...)
Wintry mix to impact morning commute Wednesday Wintry mix to impact morning commute Wednesday
- February 08, 2018

Some mixed precipitation along with small amounts of ice accumulation is predicted along the immediate coast. The National Weather Service predicts that Thursday will have scattered flurries with a slight chance of snow before noon, then a slight chance of snow after noon. (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi targets Congress in his Parliament speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi targets Congress in his Parliament speech
- February 08, 2018

The previous government is fully responsible. The Prime Minister said the Congress was not interested in a " New India " as envisioned by Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi but an "old India " marked by Emergency, scams and the Bhopal gas tragedy. (more...)
KIM'S NIGHTMARE: Trump to UNVEIL 'TOUGHEST' Sanctions in HISTORY Against North Korea KIM'S NIGHTMARE: Trump to UNVEIL 'TOUGHEST' Sanctions in HISTORY Against North Korea
- February 08, 2018

Kim Jong Un might also have seen that U.S. President Donald Trump was sending his daughter, Ivanka, to the Olympics closing ceremony and made a decision to match the move by sending his sister, said Hong Min, an analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification. (more...)

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