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Cuomo declares state of emergency as 'bomb cyclone' batters NYC Cuomo declares state of emergency as 'bomb cyclone' batters NYC
- January 05, 2018

The governor also said the state will work to make sure that everyone can benefit from the advantages of renewable energy. Michael Durant, director of the National Federation of Independent Business in NY, said the state's $4.4 billion deficit should lead to budgetary and tax reforms. (more...)
Pakistan Put On Special Watch List For 'Severe Violations Of Religious Freedom' Pakistan Put On Special Watch List For 'Severe Violations Of Religious Freedom'
- January 05, 2018

Pakistan was singled out separately and placed on a distinct list for "severe violations" of religious freedom, following days of acrimony between the South Asian country and the United States. Vietnam was previously designated as a CPC, but was taken off the list about a decade ago, in opposition to USCIRF's recommendation. FMF, which funds purchases of USA military hardware, training and services and comes under the State Department Authority and amounts to $255 million has also been frozen. (more...)
Iran's leader blames enemies for deadly unrest, USA calls that 'nonsense' Iran's leader blames enemies for deadly unrest, USA calls that 'nonsense'
- January 05, 2018

Trump has used the protests in Iran to amplify his criticism of the government in Tehran , and of his predecessor, Barack Obama, who helped broker the 2015 accord, which ended economic sanctions in exchange for controls on Iran's nuclear program. (more...)
'There Were Times Where I Screwed Up' 'There Were Times Where I Screwed Up'
- January 05, 2018

Cupp during an interview aired on CNN Thursday evening. The Washington Post's fact-checker gave Spicer's statement four Pinocchios at the time , the worst rating, reserved for "whoppers". and ultimately, again, this administration and the American people who I wanted to do my best job, my best for every single day". Spicer, whose tenure was marked by a contentious relationship with the press, resigned in July after clashing with Trump over the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as ... (more...)
Doug Jones' Son Gives Mike Pence The Side-Eye Of The Century Doug Jones' Son Gives Mike Pence The Side-Eye Of The Century
- January 05, 2018

While it's impossible to know what Carson was really thinking at the time, the image appears to capture him giving Pence a contemptuous look. On Wednesday, Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in as Alabama's newest USA senator after beating Republican Roy Moore in a tight race-and all eyes were on Jones's son. (more...)
Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people
- January 05, 2018

Kabul has been hit hard by terror attacks attributed to Taliban, Islamic State (IS), and other militants operating in the country. Among the 18 wounded were 16 officers and two civilians, deputy interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told reporters. (more...)
Coast Guard searches for missing plane off Gulf Coast Coast Guard searches for missing plane off Gulf Coast
- January 05, 2018

The plane's pilot was John William "Bill" Kinsinger, who was heading to Texas as part of an animal rescue charity. The plane, a model SR22T fixed winged single-engine, was scheduled to arrive at Georgetown Municipal Airport earlier Wednesday after taking off from Oklahoma City's Wiley Post Airport at 2:19 p.m. (more...)
U.S. envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran U.S. envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran
- January 05, 2018

The United States is calling for the U.N. Security Council and Human Rights Council to hold emergency meetings on Iran as it is roiled by protests, AP reported . Russian Federation maintains that the protests do not pose a threat to worldwide peace and security and should not be taken up by the Security Council. (more...)
Daughter Of Former Redskins Owner Arrested After Anti-Semitic Tirade Daughter Of Former Redskins Owner Arrested After Anti-Semitic Tirade
- January 05, 2018

According to the New York Daily News , Matthew Haberkorn , was the 52-year-old lawyer that Cooke became angry with when she had to wait behind his 77-year-old mother at a line for the coat-check at the event. 'You called me a f***ing bitch, you called me a c**t, ' Cooke can be heard saying. 'You called me a f***ing Jew, ' Haberkorn claps back. The boyfriend then stated that Haberkorn threw "a woman on the floor", and he immediately denies the claim in the video. (more...)
Reaction to trump offshore oil leasing proposal
- January 05, 2018

Oil and gas exploration is opposed by governors from New Jersey to Florida, including Governor-Elect Ralph Northam, more than 100 U.S. Lawmakers and the Defense Department, and Sierra Weaver, a senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center. (more...)
Bangladesh draws up Rohingya return list Bangladesh draws up Rohingya return list
- January 05, 2018

To contrast with Australia, that's roughly the entire population of Bundaberg, Coffs Harbour or Wagga Wagga. "Their bodies aren't able to cope with even the most simple infections, so there's a real risk, if babies get any kind of water-borne disease or diarrhoea, they can suffer from malnutrition", said Cook. (more...)
Horrific Train Crash In Free State Horrific Train Crash In Free State
- January 05, 2018

Earlier on Thursday, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said at least 100 people were injured. Video showed part of the Shosholoza Meyl train in flames after the collision that occurred between the communities of Hennenman and Kroonstad in Free State province. (more...)
Three Powerball tickets sold in Southeast La. worth a combined $200K Three Powerball tickets sold in Southeast La. worth a combined $200K
- January 05, 2018

The winning numbers selected Wednesday night were 2, 18, 37, 39 and 42, and the Powerball number was 12. Using a website like Lottoland, which is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission, lottery players from the UK can now get involved with Powerball and play for one of the world's largest jackpots. (more...)
Man Accused Of Sexual Assault On Spirit Airlines Flight Man Accused Of Sexual Assault On Spirit Airlines Flight
- January 05, 2018

According to the complaint, 34-year-old Prabhu Ramamoorthy reportedly unbuttoned the 22-year-old victim's shirt and stuck his hand in her trousers while she was asleep against the plane's window. In a statement, Campos said a man sitting in the middle seat between her and another woman grabbed her upper, inner thigh three times. "What makes this offense particularly egregious and the defendant even more of a danger to the community is the fact that it took place on an airplane". (more...)
North Korea nuclear bomb test accidentally destroys a City North Korea nuclear bomb test accidentally destroys a City
- January 05, 2018

What makes this type of failure alarming is that after a successful lofted test of the Hwasong-12 in May, North Korea proceeded to fire its new weapon out of the populated capital city of Pyongyang and over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. (more...)
'Bomb cyclone' brings travel chaos and deaths to U.S. north 'Bomb cyclone' brings travel chaos and deaths to U.S. north
- January 05, 2018

Private forecaster AccuWeather said snow would fall quickly during the day, at a rate of several inches per hour, with the storm intensified by the bombogenesis effect. The NWS warns that the storm has the potential to produce strong, damaging winds possibly resulting in downed trees and power outages. Wicked cold air sourced from Siberia, the North Pole and Greenland will all converge on the region. (more...)
Israeli aircraft launch fresh raid on Gaza Strip Israeli aircraft launch fresh raid on Gaza Strip
- January 05, 2018

Last April, the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (which is closely affiliated with the Palestinian government) stopped paying for electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip, which was run at the time by resistance faction Hamas . The PA's request coincides with heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Under worldwide law East Jerusalem is considered occupied Palestinian territory. (more...)
Justice Department Abandons Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines
- January 05, 2018

It's like banking", said Herzberg, who owns stakes in five marijuana business licenses in California . "They are all, 'What does this mean?". Sessions has just shown "how out of touch he is with scientists and taxpayers" and that siccing federal prosecutors on pot offenders will just needlessly jam the jails with more prisoners, said Jasmine Taylor of Human Rights Watch. (more...)
Frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida right now
- January 05, 2018

If you are "suffering" through the sub-40-degree temperatures in Florida, consider yourself lucky you are not an iguana. Sommers said the reptiles could become frightened as they warm. Some iguanas were spotted sunning themselves on Thursday and even staying warm in the water. "But he's probably still alive". So he opted for leaving the iguana where it was, "and dealing with it when I come home". (more...)
Pak-US row: Parliamentary body to invite military leadership in next huddle Pak-US row: Parliamentary body to invite military leadership in next huddle
- January 05, 2018

The New York Times has quoted Trump administration officials as saying "around $1.3 billion could be frozen". For fiscal year 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017, it has authorized up to $900 million in CSF, which falls under Pentagon authority. (more...)
Pakistan PM summons cabinet, security meet over Trump tweet Pakistan PM summons cabinet, security meet over Trump tweet
- January 03, 2018

A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad confirmed the meeting took place. "The global community should acknowledge that", Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said here when asked about Trump's criticism of Pakistan. However the Pakistani military launched an operation there in 2014, and now insists it has eradicated all safe havens in the country. "Other "Aid" we should indeed talk about, because Pakistan never charged for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation traffic", she ... (more...)
Is Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) a Buy? The Stock Reported Less Sellers
- January 03, 2018

L3 Technologies, Inc. provides aerospace systems, and communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms in the United States and internationally. now owns 7,278 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $421,000 after purchasing an additional 97 shares in the last quarter. Shoker Counsel invested in 0.45% or 10,721 shares. (more...)
JJ Watt: 'we are capable of great things' in 2018 JJ Watt: 'we are capable of great things' in 2018
- January 03, 2018

The Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been named the team's Walter Payton Man of the Year. It's getting stronger every single day. Regardless, it's looking promising that Watson will be at or near full strength when training camp opens in the summer, putting him on track to take back starting duties for the Texans in Week 1 of the 2018 campaign. (more...)
Trump Blocked a $13 Billion Railway Plan Trump Blocked a $13 Billion Railway Plan
- January 03, 2018

The administration released the news on the cusp of a holiday weekend in a letter from a top Federal Transit Administration official to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his New Jersey counterpart Chris Christie, who had agreed with the Obama administration to split the project's costs 50-50. (more...)
BB&T Corp Has $25.30 Million Position in Chevron Corporation (CVX)
- January 03, 2018

Jefferies Gru Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). New Capital Management LP increased its stake in shares of Chevron by 0.3% during the 1st quarter. Yarrington Patricia E sold $4.33 million worth of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) on Wednesday, August 2. The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, October 19. (more...)
Power Supply Alert urges customers to conserve energy — TVA Power Supply Alert urges customers to conserve energy — TVA
- January 03, 2018

Thermostats can also be set to 68 degrees or lower to reduce the need for HVAC units to call on auxiliary strip heat, Holmes said. According to TVA officials, residents can reduce their energy load by turning heaters down a couple of degrees, making sure lights are off when not using them and waiting to do laundry or running the dishwasher until temperatures warm up a bit. (more...)
White House anticipates all-SEC title game 'in heart of Trump country' White House anticipates all-SEC title game 'in heart of Trump country'
- January 03, 2018

President Trump wants Iran to give its citizens "basic human rights" and "stop being a state sponsor of terror", his top spokeswoman said, but the White House stopped short of calling for a change of government in Tehran. NBC News , which tracks Trump's whereabouts, said that he has so far spent 117 of his 347 days in office at one of his properties, and of those he's visited his golf course 91 times. (more...)
Roy Moore's Jewish lawyer voted for Doug Jones Roy Moore's Jewish lawyer voted for Doug Jones
- January 03, 2018

Sen. -elect Doug Jones , D-Ala., has tapped Dana Gresham, a fellow Alabamian who served in the Department of Transportation under President Barack Obama , to become his chief of staff, and former Senate staffer Sonceria Ann Bishop-Berry to advise his transition - a victory for minority groups that had urged Jones to pick African-Americans for key roles. (more...)
Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama
- January 03, 2018

So many Georgia fans were looking for title game tickets in the moments after the Bulldogs' 54-48 Rose Bowl win over Oklahoma that StubHub's page listing tickets to the January 8 championship crashed for more than 30 minutes on Monday night. (more...)
What's Neenah Paper Incorporated (NYSE:NP) Upside After This Short Interest Increase?
- January 03, 2018

Neenah Paper, Inc. (NYSE:NP) has risen 14.60% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.17% the S&P500. Cadence Capital Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt has invested 0.25% of its portfolio in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). Therefore 50% are positive. Neenah Paper had a return on equity of 20.48% and a net margin of 8.13%. (more...)

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