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Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS bypolls Mar 11 Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS bypolls Mar 11
- February 10, 2018

Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat got vacant after Yogi Adityanath contested in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election and took over as the state's chief minister. The seat had been won even when the entire country saw the Modi magic. However, the election would be interesting one if there is an united candidate of the opposition against the BJP. (more...)
Tonga's flag bearer is shirtless again - and it's freezing at the Olympics Tonga's flag bearer is shirtless again - and it's freezing at the Olympics
- February 10, 2018

The 35,000-seat temporary venue will also host the closing ceremony. Performers carry the Olympic flag during the opening ceremony . Doing the honors was former figure skater Kim Yuna, who won gold for South Korea in 2010. The Winter Olympics sparked to life in a vivid, colorful ceremony of fire and ice in South Korea on Friday, and the diplomacy was just as choreographed in the stadium where leaders from nations that are sworn enemies sat close together. (more...)
CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches
- February 10, 2018

CAS secretary general Matthieu Reeb said the International Olympic Committee process "could not be described as a sanction but rather as an eligibility decision". While the move was roundly celebrated by many in the global sports community, it quickly became apparent that Russian Federation would still have a major presence at these Games. (more...)
Colombia to Boost Military Presence Along Venezuelan Border Colombia to Boost Military Presence Along Venezuelan Border
- February 10, 2018

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday that he was boosting the military presence along the border with Venezuela as tens of thousands of Venezuelans have tried to escape food and fuel shortages and a clampdown on civil rights. (more...)
Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo
- February 10, 2018

Witness the slow-motion jiujitsu between President Trump and his Democratic antagonists this week over a secret countermemo that rebuts the once-secret GOP memo unveiled last week . It is tragic, if all too predictable, that this President would allow the release of the memo despite Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ's expressions of "grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the [Republicans"] memo's accuracy'. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Support Budget Deal Without Immigration Promise Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Support Budget Deal Without Immigration Promise
- February 10, 2018

On Wednesday, Pelosi broke the record for the longest House floor speech - her eight-hour speech, the longest since 1909 at least - was meant to protest the fact that the plight of DACA recipients has not yet been addressed by Congress. But it does not include any DACA extension. Speaking to the New York Times , Rep. Mark Meadows, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said, "It was pretty much a smorgasbord of spending and policy that got added to this ... (more...)
Earnings Forecast Revision Scan: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)
- February 10, 2018

The stock decreased 2.17% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $43.3. About 46,680 shares traded. It has outperformed by 5.40% the S&P500. In recent action, Avis Budget Group, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to "Hold" on Tuesday, September 8. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Buy" rating and $45 target in Thursday, August 4 report. (more...)
Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)
- February 10, 2018

This Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (more...)
US Senate leaders reach budget deal on eve of shutdown deadline US Senate leaders reach budget deal on eve of shutdown deadline
- February 10, 2018

The Senate passed the bill earlier February 9, 71-28. The US government shut down for the second time in 2018 on Friday, after Republican Senator Rand Paul held up voting on a two-year budget deal that would have averted it. And now Democrats enter into the final round of the legislative negotiations this month over immigration with nearly no leverage at all. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who caucuses with the Democrats. (more...)
Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) - An Eye on Price to Earnings Ratio
- February 10, 2018

It has outperformed by 36.68% the S&P500. Hodges Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Corning Inc (GLW) by 239.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its up 0.25, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of USB in report on Monday, November 14 to "Underweight" rating. Ruffer Ltd Liability Partnership owns 1.97M shares. (more...)
Pelosi Delivers 8-Hour Speech on Immigration Pelosi Delivers 8-Hour Speech on Immigration
- February 10, 2018

Spending for non-defense programs would increase $ 63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. The bipartisan budget deal would lift strict budget caps and pave the way for lawmakers to spend an extra $300 billion over the next two years on defense and domestic programs. (more...)
Major winter storm continues to pound Midwest Major winter storm continues to pound Midwest
- February 10, 2018

According to a NBC5 report , the potential snowstorm will likely start late Thursday and continue into Friday night, acculumating between 5 and 10 inches. The snow sneaks into the northern parts of IN and OH, as well. Forecasts show an 80 percent chance for snow persists on Saturday night and on Sunday as well. (more...)
President Trump's Immigration Outlook President Trump's Immigration Outlook
- February 10, 2018

But he says Trump "is only willing to go so far" because of his conservative base. CHC Chairwoman Michelle Lujan GrishamMichelle Lynn Lujan GrishamTrump immigration plan hits wall of opposition Democrats pan Trump's immigration framework 11 people who will shape the immigration debate MORE (D-N.M.) said Kelly's statement was inaccurate, as numerous Dreamers who didn't apply for DACA were ineligible due to their age. (more...)
US government shuts down again as budget vote blocked US government shuts down again as budget vote blocked
- February 10, 2018

Several fiscal conservatives in the lower chamber joined with Paul in balking at adding billions of dollars to the national debt two months after passing a $1.5 trillion tax cut package. Supporters of these immigrants have watched in growing outrage as Democrats have failed repeatedly to achieve results for the cause. "I think it will all work out, but it's up in the air", Cornyn said. (more...)
Modi addressees his first election rallies in Tripura Modi addressees his first election rallies in Tripura
- February 10, 2018

Mr Modi said, when Congress party was in power in the centre, it used Article 356, ninety times to dethrone the elected governments in the states. Referring to Modi's remarks against Nehru, Sharma claimed Modi is "intellectually inadequate to register the greatness" of independent India's first Prime Minister. (more...)
Trump signs United States spending bill ending government shutdown Trump signs United States spending bill ending government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Rand Paul stood before the Senate to lambast the spending bill's increase of deficits. The bill also provides a massive $90 billion in disaster relief following deadly 2017 storms in Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas, and funding to address the USA opioid abuse crisis. (more...)
Renaissance Group LLC Has $33.99 Million Stake in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS)
- February 10, 2018

The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 20.03 Million. The stock increased 1.04% or $2.77 during the last trading session, reaching $268.49. Therefore 86% are positive. Terex Corporation had 78 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was initiated by Cowen & Co. (more...)
No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down
- February 10, 2018

The Times report cites two sources briefed on the matter. Brand would likely have taken over-because of the fact that Attorney General Jeff Session has recused himself from the investigation. A Justice Department spokesperson was not immediately available to comment or to confirm the report. The memo, which was released publicly last week, said Rosenstein signed off on an application to reauthorize a surveillance warrant on ex-Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. (more...)
Newborn found abandoned with note from mom in Tucson Airport Newborn found abandoned with note from mom in Tucson Airport
- February 10, 2018

Authorities say the infant was lying on a changing table and had been cleaned and wrapped up after being born. My mother had no clue she was pregnant. Airport spokeswoman Jessie Butler told the Post in a statement that the baby is in the custody of the Arizona Department of Child Safety. She then apparently took the baby to the family bathroom in the baggage claim area to clean up before abandoning it there. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal, Premier League preview Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal, Premier League preview
- February 10, 2018

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger put North London rivalries aside as he accepted Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is the most in-form striker in Europe yesterday. Tottenham , which had needed a late Harry Kane goal to force a 1-1 draw in the first game, was never troubled at Wembley , progressing thanks to an own-goal from Dan Butler before Erik Lamela doubled the lead. (more...)
Joaquin Phoenix will play Batman villain The Joker in standalone DC movie Joaquin Phoenix will play Batman villain The Joker in standalone DC movie
- February 10, 2018

According to Variety , Phoenix is Phillips choice to play The Joker. Phillips is also on board to co-write the feature film alongside Scott Silver with rumors that the new Joker film may take place in the 1980's and would serve as an origin story for the titular Batman villain. (more...)
Angel Investor Booked For Harassing Woman Angel Investor Booked For Harassing Woman
- February 10, 2018

He said that the court has granted him anticipatory bail in this case. I am fully cooperating with the police. "I will fight this too in court to defend my reputation". On December 25 previous year, the Delhi-based woman entrepreneur had filed a complaint against him with the National Commission for Women, that Murthy, 52, allegedly made objectionable, derogatory and obscene gestures and sexual remarks while messaging her on WhatsApp. (more...)
Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost
- February 10, 2018

Instead, he relies on staffers to give him an oral breakdown "of select intelligence issues" from the document created to bring the president up to speed on all developments involving national security and issues affecting foreign policy. Leon Panetta , the former defense secretary and head of the Central Intelligence Agency for President Barack Obama , said Trump could miss context if he only relies on oral briefings each day. (more...)
Key witness in former Cuomo aide's corruption trial arrested after testimony Key witness in former Cuomo aide's corruption trial arrested after testimony
- February 10, 2018

Daniel Gitner, a lawyer for one of Percoco's co-defendants, asked Howe whether he called his credit card company and lied about his Waldorf stay about one month after signing his deal so they'd remove the charges. Howe admitted he lied to the credit card company about a stay in NY at the time he was cooperating with federal prosecutors in the corruption case. (more...)
Falling temperatures through the day, with freezing drizzle arriving overnight Falling temperatures through the day, with freezing drizzle arriving overnight
- February 10, 2018

Moderate snow is possible north of HWY 24 where accumulation will be highest but farther south, light amounts are expected with some areas only receiving a trace of snow. There is a little lingering snow showers around mostly higher based but the valley floors could see a dusting of snow heading into this evening. Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. (more...)

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