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S. Korean president meets head of DPRK delegation for Winter Olympics S. Korean president meets head of DPRK delegation for Winter Olympics
- February 10, 2018

South Korea has continued to be outwardly hopeful as the figure skating, curling and skiing gets underway. The first liberal president in a decade, Moon during his inauguration speech past year that he would be willing to visit Pyongyang and meet with Kim Jong Un if that helps solve the nuclear problem. (more...)
Congress misses deadline to avoid government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Congress has had more than four months to work out a "bipartisan deal" on spending levels for FY 2018. "He just called for the immediate withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan as a way to give the U.S. Markets barely flinched at the last shutdown in January, but that was before a selloff that started on Jan. 30 amid concerns about inflation and higher interest rates. (more...)
USA drone strike kills 7 in Pakistani tribal area USA drone strike kills 7 in Pakistani tribal area
- February 10, 2018

Asif said Pakistan expects the fence to be completed by the end of 2019. The United States should assist Pakistan in fencing along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said in an interview with Bloomberg . He said the camps are breeding grounds for insurgency, and the global community must do more to help with the burden and conditions in Afghanistan for returnees. (more...)
Uranium One Informant Tells Congress Russia Routed Money for Clinton Global Initiative Uranium One Informant Tells Congress Russia Routed Money for Clinton Global Initiative
- February 10, 2018

The media has since attacked the controversy about the Uranium One story as an example of a right-wing conspiracy theory. Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Clinton, said Campbell's account is simply being used to distract from the investigations into President Trump and Russian election meddling. (more...)
Stryker Corporation (SYK) - Analyst rating score stands at 2.00
- February 10, 2018

Hamlin Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sanofi for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $99.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.54% or $2.53 during the last trading session, reaching $162.25. Hermes Invest Ltd stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Deutsche Bank Ag has invested 0% in StarTek, Inc. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Com (Trc) holds 0.01% or 12,152 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Congress Working To Avoid Government Shutdown Congress Working To Avoid Government Shutdown
- February 10, 2018

House Democrats do not appear to have a cohesive strategy on the vote. "I believe that when you go out and work, you sweat, you work with your hands, what you earn is yours". In remarks on the Senate floor, Schumer focused on the new agreement as a rare moment of bipartisanship and cooperation. "Now we have Republicans hand-in-hand with Democrats offering us trillion-dollar deficits", Paul said. (more...)
Former Virginia Tech student guilty of murdering missing girl Former Virginia Tech student guilty of murdering missing girl
- February 10, 2018

Investigators said Nicole, a seventh-grader, had been secretly exchanging messaging with Eisenhauer on the app Kik in the days before she went missing on January 27, 2016. He faces a sentence of up to life in prison. Lovell's death drew national media attention two years ago because it seemed to highlight the dangers of online predators. (more...)
Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark could be invalid Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark could be invalid
- February 10, 2018

The French footwear designer, whose signature heels are coveted by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian , Nicki Minaj , and Jennifer Lopez , has had his soles trademark protected in several countries, but in 2013, he initiated litigation against Dutch company Van Haren over a pair of shoes with red soles sold in The Netherlands. (more...)
Gerald Stanley Not Guilty In Colten Boushie's Death Gerald Stanley Not Guilty In Colten Boushie's Death
- February 10, 2018

Manitoba NDP justice critic Nahanni Fontaine says the anger Colten Boushie's family is feeling is justified. "How all First Nations are treated in the justice system is not right". Defence lawyer Scott Spencer said in his closing arguments Thursday that the Crown must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Stanley fired at Boushie intentionally if the murder charge is to stick. (more...)
Lawmaker holds up gun during debate on gun laws Lawmaker holds up gun during debate on gun laws
- February 10, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. - It's guns versus college football in a dispute over where certain MS residents can carry firearms. In the event House Bill 1083 becomes law and includes concealed carry in college sports venues, the SEC's Presidents and Chancellors will consider existing SEC regulations and bylaws to determine appropriate modifications to scheduling, safety and officiating policies. (more...)
Israeli fighter jet 'shot down by Syrian fire' Israeli fighter jet 'shot down by Syrian fire'
- February 10, 2018

One anti-aircraft missile fell inside Israeli territory, causing no damage. He also said one of Israeli fighter jets was shot down during their Syria operation, but the pilot ejected and landed safely. "Iran is dragging the region into a situation in which it doesn't know how it will end". The army said the drone's remains were in Israeli hands. According to Manelis, Israel struck deep in Syrian territory, targeting the trailer from which the drone was launched. (more...)
Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Was Pinnacle of My First Year Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Was Pinnacle of My First Year
- February 10, 2018

Now, after his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, he has proof of that, and does not for one second regret his decision. "It was very significant that I recognized Jerusalem as your wonderful capital city". They were under extraordinary pressure not to do it. "The other presidents, all of them have failed in the promise even though they made it as a campaign promise but I understand it because I will tell you, the lobbying against it was tremendous". (more...)
Trump On Rob Porter's Resignation: 'We Wish Him Well'
- February 10, 2018

Trump noted that Porter has denied the allegations of domestic abuse leveled by two of his ex-wives. He has denied the charges. If Kelly knew of the allegations of abuse by Porter, and if it is true that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has determined Porter will never receive a security clearance and further true that Kelly was made aware of that fact weeks ago but failed to make the president aware of it as well, Kelly may have reason to be concerned that the president may have ... (more...)
Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Senators voted 71-28 to approve the deal, overcoming objections from Republican fiscal conservatives who say the bill marks a return to unchecked deficit spending. The White House has been pushing for an increase that would last two years. Compared with past year, the administration projects lower inflation over the coming decade and lower government borrowing expenses, the Journal reported. (more...)
Trump Wishes Former Aide Well After Accusations Of Domestic Violence
- February 10, 2018

Willoughby added that "of course" she believes the allegations of physical abuse by Porter made by his first wife, Colbie Holderness, and says there was no coordination between the two. President Donald Trump has offered lots of supportive words for men accused of misconduct toward women. People apparently being considered include Gary Cohn , OMB Director Mick Mulvaney , and Congressman Mark Meadows . (more...)
Aus child sex abuse: Victims to receive national apology Aus child sex abuse: Victims to receive national apology
- February 10, 2018

Turnbull said his government would consult abuse survivors about what should be included in the national apology . "Now that those stories have been told, now that they are on the record, we must do everything within our power to honor those stories and to act", Turnbull said. (more...)
Newly-named Atrium Health to merge with Georgia-based healthcare company Newly-named Atrium Health to merge with Georgia-based healthcare company
- February 10, 2018

Carolinas had already been the dominant hospital chain in North Carolina and one of the largest integrated systems in the USA, even being accused by insurers of abusing its market share to keep patients away from lower-cost hospitals. News of the blend with Navicent Health in Georgia comes as officials with Atrium Health proceed with converses with pioneers at the UNC Health Care in regards to an "organization" that would adequately combine two of the state's biggest wellbeing suppliers. (more...)
N. Korea stages show of force at parade
- February 10, 2018

Seoul/Tokyo: US Vice President Mike Pence vowed tough new sanctions against North Korea and called it the world's most tyrannical regime on Wednesday, two days before he is due to attend the winter Olympics, along with two of the North's most senior officials. (more...)
President Trump praises Rob Porter, who resigned over spousal abuse allegations
- February 10, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence said he was "appalled" by the allegations of domestic abuse against top White House staffer Rob Porter , and added that "the White House has acknowledged that they could have handled it better". Willoughby and Holderness said they gave interviews only after being contacted earlier this week by reporters for the Daily Mail and the Intercept asking about a blog post Willoughby wrote in April that described spousal abuse but did not name Porter. (more...)
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Confronts Scandal Over Deputy's Extramarital Affair Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Confronts Scandal Over Deputy's Extramarital Affair
- February 10, 2018

Mr Canavan issued a statement saying Ms Campion was "suitably qualified" for the role for which she was hired. "I don't think it would be right for any other politician", he said. Video 1:57 Politicians from all sides said Barnaby Joyce's private life should remain private. '(They are not thinking) "I wish the Daily Telegraph had suppressed the information that the deputy prime minister had left his wife and four daughters for his former staff member almost 20 years his junior". (more...)
Dow plunges 1000 points, entering 'correction' territory Dow plunges 1000 points, entering 'correction' territory
- February 10, 2018

On Thursday , the Dow and S&P 500 indexes slumped more than 10 percent from their January 26 record highs, confirming they were in correction territory and leaving investors wondering when the market's recent slump would find a floor. (more...)
Senate passes budget bill to end United States government shutdown Senate passes budget bill to end United States government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., filed a motion to end debate on the budget deal late Wednesday night. The U.S. Senate passed a massive bipartisan budget agreement around 2 Friday morning. All they have to do - I told him this at 11:00 a.m. this morning - give me 15 minutes to debate, 15 minutes to vote and we could have been done by noon. (more...)
MassMutual to close Charlotte operations, move hundreds of jobs MassMutual to close Charlotte operations, move hundreds of jobs
- February 10, 2018

At least some of those jobs will come at the expense of other states, including CT and New Jersey, where existing offices will close. "Additionally, our work in expanding STEM skills at all levels of education will allow ASML and all of our advanced manufacturers to find the talent they need to ensure their continued success and growth here in the state". (more...)
Mariner East 2 to resume construction following agreement with Pa. regulators Mariner East 2 to resume construction following agreement with Pa. regulators
- February 10, 2018

That earlier suspension forced ETP to delay until the second quarter of this year the expected startup of Mariner East 2. The decision to hand over a civil penalty against Sunoco Pipeline for permit violations means that construction work on the project can now resume. (more...)
US Congress set to vote to avert shutdown US Congress set to vote to avert shutdown
- February 10, 2018

This time it was a Republican's turn to throw a wrench in the works. John Cornyn, as his requests to move to a vote were repeatedly rejected by Paul. The U.S. But they pointed to money they have long sought for the Pentagon, which they say needs huge sums for readiness, training and weapons modernisation. The massive budget deal, which includes a stopgap temporary measure to prevent a government shutdown , includes $300 billion for the military. (more...)

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