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Egypt arrests former top-auditor Hisham Geneina Egypt arrests former top-auditor Hisham Geneina
- February 15, 2018

In an interview with HuffPost Arabi on Sunday, Genena said Anan threatened to leak those documents if he were to be legally charged. He added that they were being kept overseas and would be released if any harm came to Mr Anan. Anan's lawyer criticized Genena's statement on his Facebook page saying it was "completely untrue", without specifying which remarks he was referring to. (more...)
Victoria promises anti-speculation measures in upcoming BC Budget Victoria promises anti-speculation measures in upcoming BC Budget
- February 15, 2018

What's critical is that these measures are bold enough to make a difference for British Columbians. Mr. Horgan said threats and coercion won't go over well with British Columbians. budget on February 20. The NDP has promised to implement a province-wide $10-a-day child-care program. "While the journey ahead will take time, B.C.is now firmly heading down the path of affordable, quality child care for all". (more...)
Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN), Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL) Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN), Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL)
- February 15, 2018

Charles River Laboratories Intl. The stock increased 3.65% or $9.4298 during the last trading session, reaching $267.6998. About 2,366 shares traded. Charles River Laboratories Intl. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 17 by Vetr. Argus initiated coverage on Charles River Laboratories Intl.in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. (more...)
Merkel defends coalition deal on German TV Merkel defends coalition deal on German TV
- February 15, 2018

She modified her image as a socialist rabble-rouser while serving in Merkel's cabinet over the past four years. "We don't want to consider only the over-60s". "This is a good coalition deal". Merkel's conservatives and the Social Democrats managed to reach a coalition agreement after the chancellor's attempt to forge an unorthodox "Jamaica" coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats and the Green party collapsed last December. (more...)
Vic Damone Latest News, Photos, and Videos Vic Damone Latest News, Photos, and Videos
- February 15, 2018

Damone, whose smooth baritone famously led Frank Sinatra to declare he "had the best pipes in the business", died at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, surrounded by several close relatives. Damone then sang for Como, who encouraged him to continue performing, and by 1947 Damone had landed his first recording contract. Sinatra was astounded when the singer turned out to be Damone, live in the studio. (more...)
'Galentine's Day': Many in Saskatoon celebrating new event 'Galentine's Day': Many in Saskatoon celebrating new event
- February 15, 2018

But of course, if you do plan on celebrating Valentine's Day with your special someone, Electra does have a romantic dinner you can book! In the episode, Leslie honors her favorite women: Ann Perkins ( Rashida Jones ), Donna Meagle (Retta), April Ludgate ( Aubrey Plaza ), Leslie's mom Marlene Griggs-Knope (Pamela Reed) and several random women that we never see again. (more...)
Conflict Persists Over Gas Field Drilling in Cyprus Conflict Persists Over Gas Field Drilling in Cyprus
- February 14, 2018

Supermajors Eni and Total have made a promising gas discovery offshore Cyprus last week that confirms that the Zohr-like play, where Eni found the biggest gas deposit in the Mediterranean offshore Egypt, extends into the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone, the Italian group said. (more...)
Reading & Leeds reveals 2018 headliners Reading & Leeds reveals 2018 headliners
- February 14, 2018

Another said: "Well, the Reading and Leeds line-up is incredibly underwhelming". Co-headliners on the Sunday are Panic! at the Disco . At The Disco headlining. The first announcement for the line-up of Reading & Leeds Festival 2018 has finally arrived, with Kendrick Lamar , Fall Out Boy , Panic! Kings of Leon have played Reading Festival many times. (more...)
Stockholm Truck Attack Suspect Pleads Guilty As Trial Opens Stockholm Truck Attack Suspect Pleads Guilty As Trial Opens
- February 14, 2018

Akilov, a construction worker and an ethnic Tajik from Uzbekistan whose Swedish asylum application was rejected in 2016, was arrested a few hours after the Stockholm attack, and police said he confessed the next day. Instead, he went underground, eluding authorities' attempts to track him down. The prosecutor spoke about how Akilov used 53 SIM cards and social media - including WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber, Facebook and Zello - to communicate with others about his activities. (more...)
Trump's White House stands firm against winds of change Trump's White House stands firm against winds of change
- February 14, 2018

There's no tolerance in this white house , no place in America for domestic abuse . Numerous news reports had said that Kelly offered to quit or was ready to do so Friday, but the chief of staff had denied in a separate NBC interview Friday that he had ever offered his resignation. (more...)
Chinese New Year Festival: Feb. 10 - 18 Chinese New Year Festival: Feb. 10 - 18
- February 14, 2018

The Chinese New Year generally lasts two weeks and is celebrated around the world with bell ringing, firecrackers and lion dances. This opportunity to celebrate Chinese New Year or learn all about it is free. This Friday the Sydney Fish Market is keeping its doors open after dark to welcome the Year of the Dog. The event is being jointly hosted by the Chinese Cultural Association of Niagara, the Niagara Chinese Business Council and the Confucius Institute at Brock University. (more...)
Report confirms continuing rise in rents nationally Report confirms continuing rise in rents nationally
- February 14, 2018

New figures from Daft.ie show that people now pay an average of €1,227 every month. The average cost of monthly rent in Ireland at the moment is €1227 euro, which is the seventh quarter in a row that the price has risen and is an all time high. (more...)
Ukraine deports ex-Georgian President Saakashvili to Poland Ukraine deports ex-Georgian President Saakashvili to Poland
- February 14, 2018

In September, Saakashvili, who was stripped of Ukrainian citizenship in July while away from the country, forced his entry to Ukraine from Poland , helped by a crowd of his supporters. Poland's border guards said on the agency's website that Saakashvili was admitted to Polish territory Monday at the request of Ukrainian immigration authorities. (more...)
Dutch FM resigns triggering vote of no-confidence Dutch FM resigns triggering vote of no-confidence
- February 14, 2018

In the original retelling of the story, Zijlstra said he had been in a back room of a dacha (country house) when he heard Putin define "Great Russia " as "Russia, Belarus , Ukraine and the Baltic states", adding that " Kazakhstan was nice to have". (more...)
EPF employer services not affected by the fire EPF employer services not affected by the fire
- February 14, 2018

He also tweeted that the, "Fire has stopped on my side, dont know if it continued on the other side of the building". Fire damage appeared severe and extensive, however, with the entire exterior of the building showing signs of heavy scorching. (more...)
Senate committee passes sports betting bill Senate committee passes sports betting bill
- February 14, 2018

Twenty-seven Democrats, including Toscano, and eight Republicans voted against the legislation, carried by Dels. The Republican majority, after mostly voting against the amendment, moved to reconsider it once it passed and voted for it en masse in a voice vote, avoiding being on the record for allowing a power company to charge customers twice for the same thing. (more...)
Qatar Airways Launches Flights to Canberra, Australia Qatar Airways Launches Flights to Canberra, Australia
- February 14, 2018

Al-Baker stressed Qatar Airways' commitment to connecting Canberrans to its extensive global network via the award-winning Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha . Mr. Steven Ciobo, at Parliament House. Canberra is Qatar's fifth Australian destination, with Singapore Airlines also offering daily flights from 1 May. (more...)
FCC looks to approve SpaceX's satellite internet plan FCC looks to approve SpaceX's satellite internet plan
- February 14, 2018

SpaceX's demo satellites launch February 17 on a Falcon 9 rocket along with a Spanish radar-imaging satellite called PAZ. The proposal now goes to Pai's four fellow commissioners for consideration at the agency which earlier approved three worldwide operators for satellite-broadband operations: OneWeb , Space Norway AS, and Telesat Canada. (more...)
United Bank of India's Q3 loss widens to Rs 638 crore United Bank of India's Q3 loss widens to Rs 638 crore
- February 14, 2018

State-owned Bank of India today reported a net loss of Rs 2,341.10 crore during the third quarter ended December 31 as provisioning for bad loans rose 72 per cent due to high NPA ratio. On NPA divergence, the bank showed a difference of Rs 14,057 crore for fiscal ended March 2017, with banks gross NPAs at Rs 52,045 crore and that assessed by RBI at Rs 66,102 crore. (more...)
McCaskill report says top opioid manufacturers gave millions to pain groups McCaskill report says top opioid manufacturers gave millions to pain groups
- February 14, 2018

Some of the groups and their funders say there's a public health crisis being created by the response to the opioid epidemic. "The financial relationships between these groups and opioid manufacturers should be clear to the general public", McCaskill said. (more...)
World War II bomb successful removal reopens London City Airport World War II bomb successful removal reopens London City Airport
- February 14, 2018

Families living nearby were temporarily evacuated after the discovery, according to police, and exclusion zones were put in place. The 1.5m tapered-end shell was moved to a secure location by Royal Navy divers overnight and is now due to be destroyed in a controlled explosion. (more...)
Ryan 'Deadpool' Reynolds trolls Josh Brolin on 50th birthday Ryan 'Deadpool' Reynolds trolls Josh Brolin on 50th birthday
- February 14, 2018

Hot on the heels of last week's debut trailer , the latest promotional image for Deadpool 2 shows Cable, Brolin's tired mercenary character, posing for a portrait for Reynolds' Deadpool , though the painting on the canvas shows Brolin in another of his famous roles, as Brant in the 1985 movie Goonies . (more...)
Officer paid $175K after being fired for not shooting suspect Officer paid $175K after being fired for not shooting suspect
- February 14, 2018

In the lawsuit, Mader said that he told Williams to drop his weapon, but Williams stated, "I can't do that". Williams, 23, was "pleading for me to shoot him", Mader had later said in his complaint. Mader said that he had responded to a call from Williams' girlfriend that Williams was threatening to hurt himself. Mader was placed on probation and fired for his actions. (more...)
Letter With Powdery Substance Sent to Building With Obama Office Letter With Powdery Substance Sent to Building With Obama Office
- February 14, 2018

On Tuesday, an unknown white powdery matter was found at an office in D.C. where former President Barack Obama had leased office space at the World Wildlife Fund headquarters located in the Northwestern part of Washington D.C., FOX5 DC reported. (more...)
Airbag Warning: Do Not Drive These Dangerous Trucks Airbag Warning: Do Not Drive These Dangerous Trucks
- February 14, 2018

The expanded "critical warning" comes after Ford continued its investigation and testing procedures on the affected vehicles. Dealers will pick up the Rangers from owners and take them in for repairs. Across the world, 19 different automakers have recalled around 100 million inflators around the world. Last month Ford told 2,900 owners of the 2006 Ranger not to drive them after finding out that a West Virginia man was killed by an exploding inflator. (more...)

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