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United States calls on Russian Federation to help enforce pause in Syria violence United States calls on Russian Federation to help enforce pause in Syria violence
- February 10, 2018

They spoke on condition of anonymity as details were still emerging on the attack. Syria has called on the U.N. Security Council to condemn the new "massacre" committed by the USA -led coalition east of the country that killed dozens of government-backed troops. (more...)
SC to hear plea for probe in Justice Loya case SC to hear plea for probe in Justice Loya case
- February 10, 2018

Justice DY Chandrachud, who was one of the three judges on the bench hearing the matter was forced to wade after an argument erupted between senior advocates Dushyant Dave and Pallav Shisodia. "A large number of MPs feel suspicious and uneasy over the death of judge Loya and two others". The senior counsel said Loya did not suffer from any cardiac, sugar or blood pressure problems and had led an active life, playing tennis for two hours a day, and that he was only 48 at the time of death. (more...)
Oil prices slide on strong United States production Oil prices slide on strong United States production
- February 10, 2018

The number of rigs drilling for crude in the United States jumped to the highest in nearly six months, and US output breached 10 million barrels a day in November, the highest in more than 40 years. Yet fears that American shale production will outweigh efforts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut global inventories have been brought back to the forefront of investors' minds as data show US output now eclipses Saudi Arabia's. (more...)
Abe & Moon vow joint efforts over N. Korea, future ties
- February 10, 2018

His comments come after he pressed South Korean President Moon Jae-in Thursday to be clear-eyed about opening talks with North Korea around the Olympic games. He urged Moon to not become distracted by their "smiling diplomacy". Moon expressed gratitude for Poland's support for peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, noting the European country had also issued a statement welcoming the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue last month to discuss North Korea's participation in the Winter ... (more...)
Russia Busts Crypto Miners at Secret Nuclear Weapons Lab Russia Busts Crypto Miners at Secret Nuclear Weapons Lab
- February 10, 2018

The statement said the employees involved have been arrested and are facing criminal charges. "There has been an unsanctioned attempt to use computer facilities for private purposes including so-called mining", the center's press service told the BBC . (more...)
Britain Britain "surprised" EU unclear on its position over transition period
- February 10, 2018

The EU says it is willing to be "flexible", though France and other EU governments have been clear they oppose Britain staying in the half-way house for years, fearing the arrangement would become permanent and a basis for a messy, long-term compromise. (more...)
Arunachal secures low position in health index Arunachal secures low position in health index
- February 10, 2018

As per the index report for large states, Kerala has topped, followed by Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. However, the state has shown a decline as compared to its performance in the previous year. Lakshadweep had the best overall performance as well as the best annual incremental performance among Union territories. The report is an attempt to annually scrutinise and measure the state of affairs and complexities of health in the country. (more...)
N Korea showcase of missiles during parade, amid protest in South N Korea showcase of missiles during parade, amid protest in South
- February 09, 2018

The biggest one yetA total of 102 gold medals will be awarded at the games, four more than the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, and the largest number to date . After arriving at Incheon, the plane is expected to return to the North and come back to the airport on Sunday to pick up the delegation, according to the ministry. (more...)
Trump says Democratic intelligence memo will 'be released soon' Trump says Democratic intelligence memo will 'be released soon'
- February 09, 2018

Despite the fact that the memo fell flat, proving nothing, there is no doubt that the campaign that is being carried out by the White House, congressional Republicans and Trump's enablers at Fox (Fake) News and on right-wing radio to discredit the FBI , Department of Justice and Mueller, will continue unabated. (more...)
US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District
- February 09, 2018

The Star Tribune quotes Nolan as saying, "Now is the time for me to pass the baton to the next generation". The election landscape got a bit more intriguing Friday with the announcement Democratic 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan will not run for re-election when his term ends in 2018. (more...)
Authorities Say Multiple Officers Shot South of Atlanta Authorities Say Multiple Officers Shot South of Atlanta
- February 09, 2018

When it appeared the suspect would not come willingly, the deputies called in the Locust Grove officer for backup. The newspaper reported that two Henry County deputies and one Locust Grove officer wer shot. The gunman also died at the scene. One sheriff's deputy is in serious condition and underwent surgery at Atlanta Medical Center. The other deputy's vest stopped the bullet, and he was listed in fair condition. (more...)
Decision on 45 Russian appeals coming Friday, 6 rejected Decision on 45 Russian appeals coming Friday, 6 rejected
- February 09, 2018

He said that if the Russian athletes implicated in doping had been allowed to take part in the Games now "it would have caused shock". In December, the IOC chose to suspend the ROC from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games over the doping scandal, but allowed clean Russian athletes to compete in uniforms bearing the name "Olympic Athlete from Russia " under the Olympic Flag, with the Olympic Anthem to be played in any ceremony instead of the Russian Anthem. (more...)
Myanmar deliberately starves Rohingya Muslims, report says Myanmar deliberately starves Rohingya Muslims, report says
- February 09, 2018

At least two were hacked to death by villagers. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said in the statement that the legislation is not meant to hurt Myanmar's economy or people, but rather to hold military officials responsible for their actions. (more...)
North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone North Korean athletes reportedly reject free Samsung phone
- February 09, 2018

The two Koreas marched in behind a white flag that was emblazoned with a map of the Korean peninsula depicted in blue. At the same time , some South Koreans felt optimistic toward South Korea's decision to march under a unified flag with North Korea, as it aligns with the Olympic spirit of peace, cooperation and unity. (more...)
PPO Beneath Sign on Shares of India Index MSCI Ishares (INDA) PPO Beneath Sign on Shares of India Index MSCI Ishares (INDA)
- February 09, 2018

There is no easy answer when attempting to address the tough question of how to best approach the equity market, especially when facing a turbulent investing climate. With the move the stock is now valued at $43.33.As we move deeper into earnings season, investors may be trying to figure out how to best position the portfolio for the rest of the calendar year. (more...)
Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR
- February 09, 2018

He said Major Aditya was not present at the spot and, therefore, could not have taken part in the action that the soldiers were forced to take purely for "self-protection". Instead, an FIR should be filed against those involved in terrorist activities that cause damage to government property, the petition says. The petitioner, among others, sought guidelines to protect the army men from harassment of criminal proceedings for their bona fide actions and payment of compensation of those ... (more...)
Donald Trump: 'I would love to see a shutdown' Donald Trump: 'I would love to see a shutdown'
- February 09, 2018

The comment, which came during a White House meeting on the violent MS-13 gang, was not well received in the room. The issue? There's still no agreement on the same topic that influenced the last government shutdown: DACA . Kelly's comments come amidst increasing strife between the three major players in the increasingly pitched immigration battle: (1) congressional Democrats; (2) congressional Republicans; and (3) the White House itself-none of whom now see eye-to-eye on the ... (more...)
Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown
- February 09, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a massive $400 billion budget agreement early Friday meant to end a partial federal government shutdown. Trump said that without more Republicans in the Senate , his administration had to increase spending on things it did not like or wanted to "take care of the military". (more...)
Top Trump aides knew of abuse allegations Top Trump aides knew of abuse allegations
- February 09, 2018

Porter has denied the allegations brought forth by his ex-wife, calling them "outrageous" and "simply false". Porter added in a written statement. Shah said that Trump did not know of the status of Porter's security clearance. The Daily Mail has recently delved into Porter's personal life, reporting last week - complete with paparazzi-style photos - that he was in a romantic relationship with another of Trump's most senior aides, White House Communications Director Hope Hicks. (more...)
Google doodle dedicated to PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 Google doodle dedicated to PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018
- February 09, 2018

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach told the crowd that by allowing their athletes to march together under one flag at the ceremony, North and South Korea had shown sport's "unique power" to unite people. The significance of Pence and the North Koreans sitting in the same box was not immediately clear. Pence said the US would "demand at the outset of any new dialogue or negotiations that the Kim regime put denuclearization on the table and take concrete steps with the ... (more...)
US Has 'No Plans' to Meet With North Korean Officials at Olympics US Has 'No Plans' to Meet With North Korean Officials at Olympics
- February 09, 2018

Pence avoided public criticism of Moon, congratulating South Korea on hosting the games and pledging continued support in addressing the North's nuclear threat. "We will not allow North Korean propaganda to hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games", he said. Nevertheless, according to state news agency KCNA, the North has no intention of meeting U.S. (more...)
White House says Trump still confident in Kelly White House says Trump still confident in Kelly
- February 09, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly walks with Rob Porter, who resigned as White House staff secretary Wednesday. . "He worked very hard", said the president, before adding that he had only learned of the allegations recently, and was "surprised" by them. (more...)
Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials
- February 09, 2018

The number of people hospitalized for flu-like illnesses is the highest the CDC has seen since starting its current tracking system in 2010. While flu or pneumonia was listed on 10.1% of death certificates for the week, Dr. In the last five years, influenza-like activity in the USA has remained elevated anywhere from 11 to 20 weeks, meaning there could still be several more weeks of increased flu activity. (more...)
Equity markets drop amid continued choppiness, bond yields dip Equity markets drop amid continued choppiness, bond yields dip
- February 09, 2018

Feb 7 ( Reuters ) - U.S. stocks slipped in choppy trading on Wednesday as technology and energy stocks fell, while investors adjusted to a market with greater volatility following wild swings of the past few sessions. A 381-point surge in the morning evaporated by the closing bell, when the Dow finished down 19 points. The shares of Amazon , Facebook and Alphabet recorded at least 1.8% drop in value. (more...)
1 killed in Libya mosque explosion 1 killed in Libya mosque explosion
- February 09, 2018

The security source said one bomb had been hidden in a coffin in the courtyard of the mosque and another in a shoe cabinet at the entrance. A previous hospital bulletin spoke of 62 wounded. Jihadists and the forces of general Khalifa Haftar have been fighting to gain control of the city for over three years before Haftar announced that his troops has retaken it last July. (more...)

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