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Barkindo says has Putin's word Russian Federation won't flood oil market Barkindo says has Putin's word Russian Federation won't flood oil market
- February 15, 2018

OPEC and its partners, including Russian Federation, have curbed supply since January 2017 in a bid to drain global inventories in an agreement that continues through the end of the year. Stock markets were roiled last week by some of the sharpest falls on record, shaking confidence across markets. Still, oil-tracking exchange-traded funds may benefit from a futures curve in backwardation, delivering positive returns even if prices don't rise. (more...)
Migrant filled truck crashes in Libya, at least 19 killed Migrant filled truck crashes in Libya, at least 19 killed
- February 15, 2018

The chief of Bani Walid hospital, Mohamed el-Mabruk, tells The Associated Press that 60 others were injured when the truck overturned early today. The crash killed least 19 dead and with no lower that 78 people injured. A hub for smugglers: Bani Walid is situated in the northwest of Libya, south of Tripoli, and is a hotspot for smugglers moving migrants from sub-Saharan countries neighboring Libya to the coast, where they then board boats to Italy. (more...)
Harbour Capital Advisors LLC Trims Position in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)
- February 15, 2018

Shufro Rose & Co Llc decreased Potash Corp Sask Inc (POT) stake by 9.72% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NYSE:VZ). 25,750 are owned by Vaughan Nelson L P. The stock increased 6.40% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $2.16. Verizon Communications Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $42.80 and a fifty-two week high of $54.77. (more...)
'Kicked' by local CPI(M) leader, Kerala woman forced to undergo abortion 'Kicked' by local CPI(M) leader, Kerala woman forced to undergo abortion
- February 15, 2018

When Ms Sibby, four months pregnant, tried to shield her husband and stop the attackers, they allegedly kicked her in the stomach. According to NDTV report, On January 28, the seven men allegedly barged into Josana Sibby's house and thrashed her husband over a land dispute. (more...)
Congress calls 12-hour Kannur bandh today protesting youth leader's murder Congress calls 12-hour Kannur bandh today protesting youth leader's murder
- February 15, 2018

Kannur: A dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Congress began on Tuesday in Kannur district, after a Youth Congress leader was hacked to death by a group of unidentified men at Edayannur near Mattannur . "Since then the CPI-M had announced publicly that his days are numbered", said Kannur district Congress party chief Sateeshan Pacheni. "He has also added that he can identify them", a police official said. (more...)
Kerala bus fare: Minimum fare hiked to Rs 8 for ordinary services Kerala bus fare: Minimum fare hiked to Rs 8 for ordinary services
- February 15, 2018

State committee has cleared the proposal for increasing bus fares. Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday made a decision to hike bus fares in the state. In addition to the hike in minimum charge, the government also chose to raise the per-km incremental rise in fare from 64 paise to 70 paise. (more...)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur, defends Native American roots Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur, defends Native American roots
- February 15, 2018

In an address to the National Congress of American Indians, Warren noted, "I've noticed that every time my name comes up, President Trump likes to talk about Pocahontas ". In November, Native American activist Rebecca Nagle called Warren out for her false claims of Native American ancestry in a Think Progress op-ed titled "I Am A Cherokee Woman". (more...)
Teaching Activities for: 'Red Gerard Wins First US Gold in Pyeongchang Olympics' Teaching Activities for: 'Red Gerard Wins First US Gold in Pyeongchang Olympics'
- February 15, 2018

Red Gerard poses on the podium after the snowboarding men's slopestyle finals at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 11, 2018 in PyeongChang , South Korea . I think I'm just really lucky to have a good team, a young body and determination to get back to snowboarding. It's not known if he has a steady girlfriend but he's picked up at least one secret admirer. (more...)
Joseph Lopez charged with first-degree murder in Natalie Bollinger case
- February 15, 2018

According to an affidavit Denver7 obtained Friday , Lopez told investigators Bollinger hired him to kill her after he answered the victim's Craigslist ad titled "I want to put a hit on myself". Lopez claims in the affidavit that he tried to talk Bollinger out of it, but that she wanted to end her life because of issues with her boyfriend. Lopez told police the two didn't have any type of sexual contact and hadn't used any drugs. (more...)
5 dead in crash involving stolen auto 5 dead in crash involving stolen auto
- February 15, 2018

Cops later arrested the driver of the stolen vehicle for causing the crash, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. "We're not certain as to the order of the collision and exactly what happened", Mr. Medics rushed the second person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Four people in another auto were killed when their vehicle burst into flames. (more...)
Alta Capital Management LLC Invests $206000 in Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST)
- February 15, 2018

Violich Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Costco Wholesale Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $79.59 billion market cap company. Jacobus Wealth Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Costco Wholesale during the third quarter valued at approximately $103,000. Shares for $1.40 million were sold by MOULTON PAUL G. (more...)
Amar`e Stoudemire signs with the BIG3 for 2018 summer season Amar`e Stoudemire signs with the BIG3 for 2018 summer season
- February 15, 2018

Stoudemire's arrival should help Tri-State, which added Robinson to the O'Neal-led roster last month, bolster its chances of title contention after going 3-5 during the league's debut season in 2017. He received first-team All-NBA honors in 2006-07 and was named to six All-Star teams during the course of his career while averaging 18.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game along the way. (more...)
Agency: Rikers Island, 4 upstate jails 'worst' in NY Agency: Rikers Island, 4 upstate jails 'worst' in NY
- February 15, 2018

The deal came just hours after the state Commission of Correction released a report that said ny state may have to intervene in the shutdown of the sprawling penitentiary if the city didn't improve the situation at the island prison. During a Manhattan news conference announcing a new plan for the city's jail system, de Blasio, a Democrat, blasted state government for not making jail reforms that have been talked about for years. (more...)
18th ranked Tennessee Vols hang on to beat South Carolina 70-67 18th ranked Tennessee Vols hang on to beat South Carolina 70-67
- February 15, 2018

Vols coach Rick Barnes made it clear he was displeased with his guards in the wake of No. 18 Tennessee's 70-67 victory over SC at Thompson-Boling Arena. Barnes wanted the Vols to foul before the Gamecocks could get a shot off. "They should have touched the ball more than they did". But Justin Minaya's attempt from beyond the arc fell short. (more...)
Will the Prime Minister step down? Will the Prime Minister step down?
- February 15, 2018

Rajapaksas good show indicates that he may return to the big arena after being sidelined with his January 2015 loss to Sirisena in the presidential election. In the 225 member Parliament, UNP has 104 members. It now has 106, but needs 113 for a simple majority. Two factors are augmenting Rajapaksa's so-called comeback chances - Sirisena-Wickremesinghe duo's failure to bring economic reforms which was promised in 2015 and SLFP's dysfunctional coalition with rival UNP. (more...)
Ben Stewart captures Kelowna West byelection Ben Stewart captures Kelowna West byelection
- February 15, 2018

Clark left politics last summer, quitting as the Liberal party leader and resigning her seat in the riding of Kelowna West. BEN Stewart, who had stepped down as MLA in 2013 to allow then-premier Christy Clark to get elected after she lost in her own riding of Vancouver-Point Grey to NDP's David Eby, is back in the saddle after winning the Kelowna West by-election on Wednesday with 56.6 per cent of the total votes cast. (more...)
Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Has $508000 Holdings in Koninklijke Philips NV (PHG)
- February 15, 2018

The Senator Investment Group Lp holds 2.18M shares with $89.82 million value, up from 400,000 last quarter. Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc who had been investing in Koninklijke Philips N V for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $33.88B market cap company. (more...)
Attorney General Githu Muigai resigns, Uhuru nominates Justice Paul Kihara Attorney General Githu Muigai resigns, Uhuru nominates Justice Paul Kihara
- February 15, 2018

The president chose to break the news himself on his Twitter handle. He will be replaced, if approved by the National Assembly, by President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki . "I wish Professor Muigai all the very best in the next phase of his professional career", Uhuru said via twitter. In his words, the outgoing Attorney General said the act would land Odinga and his facilitators in a tight corner with the law as it was high treason. (more...)
U.S. tells anti-Islamic State coalition to 'keep eyes on prize' U.S. tells anti-Islamic State coalition to 'keep eyes on prize'
- February 15, 2018

Nonetheless, Wednesday's memorandum of understanding will provide Jordan with $1.275 billion in US aid annually until 2022. Iraq declared victory over Islamic State in December, having taken back all the territory captured by the militants in 2014 and 2015. (more...)
Sarasota Democrat wins special election for Florida House seat
- February 15, 2018

But Good's win is part of a larger wave of Democratic victories in state legislatures across the country. "This win shows us that Floridians are rejecting the same exhausted rhetoric we saw with Donald Trump's campaign , which was the same rhetoric Buchanan used to try and win", the Florida Democratic Party said in a statement. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee says BJP trying to bring outsiders in four districts Mamata Banerjee says BJP trying to bring outsiders in four districts
- February 15, 2018

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged that the BJP was trying to bring in outsiders in four districts of the state and asked police to boost security in the area, a senior official said today. "Why we should spend on Centre's programme if Bengal already has its own". Banerjee also attacked the central government for its economic policies, demonetisation and the goods and services tax (GST), and its policy on farmers. (more...)
Suspected poacher mauled by lions identified Suspected poacher mauled by lions identified
- February 15, 2018

As told in police, the fragments of his body were found in the game Park near Hoedspruit. He and two other men were believed to be carrying loaded weapons and trekking from a village n Mozambique into the Umbabat Game Reserve in Limpopo Province on Friday night. (more...)
All climbers are down from Mt. Hood, including 1 fatality All climbers are down from Mt. Hood, including 1 fatality
- February 15, 2018

Another group of three hikers was caught on the mountain as well, but they were unharmed and were able to make it to safety with the help of rescuers. "There's no minimum qualification to do it", said Sgt. Brian Jensen, spokesman for the Clackamas County Sheriff's Department. "I think they just got to the summit and were so exhausted they didn't know what to do to get back down - and that's the hardest part, to get back down". (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. slams 'disgusting individuals' after wife's hospitalisation Donald Trump Jr. slams 'disgusting individuals' after wife's hospitalisation
- February 15, 2018

Donald Trump Jr., on his Twitter page, said his wife and children are doing fine. The Secret Service agents, who responded to home after the incident was called in, said that an investigation is now ongoing. "Beyond that at this point, it's an ongoing and active investigation so I can't comment any further", she said. Vanessa Trump later expressed her gratitude to law enforcement. (more...)
Nebraska vs. Maryland - 2/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Nebraska vs. Maryland - 2/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- February 15, 2018

Maybe the most important matchup tonight will be Nebraska's perimeter defense against Maryland's 3-point shooting. Eventually, it did in a 70-66 defeat. On NU's ensuing offensive possession, Watson missed a 3-pointer but forward Isaiah Roby snared the rebound and was fouled. A pair of Nebraska free throws from Glynn Watson pushed the Nebraska lead to 68-65 with six seconds to play. (more...)

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