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Is wanting to marry a crime, asks Imran Is wanting to marry a crime, asks Imran
- January 09, 2018

On Saturday, The News reported that Khan started 2018 by tying the knot on the night of January 1 in Lahore and next day went straight from there to appear before the anti-terrorism court in Islamabad that granted him bail. "This has put an acceptable burden especially on the children of Maneka and Khan who have had to learn of such a private and intimate issue from media", he said. (more...)
Bam Margera's family 'trying to help him' after DUI Bam Margera's family 'trying to help him' after DUI
- January 09, 2018

The CHP says once the officers got close to Margera's vehicle, they smelled alcohol and conducted a field sobriety ... which eventually led to his arrest. We spoke with Bam's mother, April Margera , who tells us Bam had been doing better with his alcoholism over the past 8 months, and was seeing a zen healer as well as a therapist. (more...)
Alumnus and American Hero John Young Dies at Age 87 Alumnus and American Hero John Young Dies at Age 87
- January 09, 2018

He flew the first Space Shuttle mission and had been to space multiple times in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, the agency said in its tweet. Prior to joining NASA, John Young was a naval aviator and test pilot. He was one of only three astronauts to fly to the moon twice. "Today, NASA and the world have lost a pioneer", acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot said in a statement. (more...)
Minnesota, North Dakota in top five states to raise a family Minnesota, North Dakota in top five states to raise a family
- January 09, 2018

Mark Dayton is proud to rank so highly he says that, at least in his opinion, Minnesota is simply the best. MA tops the list, with New Hampshire third and Vermont fifth. (more...)
DPRK accepts S. Korea's proposal for high-level talks on January 9 DPRK accepts S. Korea's proposal for high-level talks on January 9
- January 09, 2018

While Pyongyang has been silent on its decision to send a five-member delegation to the meeting, it is widely expected that the meeting will be held as scheduled if no incident takes place at the last moment. This communication channel, established in August 1972, was cut in February 2016 by Pyongyang after Seoul made a decision to close the inter-Korean industrial zone of Kaesong, in the wake of a nuclear test by the DPRK. (more...)
(NVDA) Shares Rose, Holder Friess Associates LLC Lowered Stake by $5.90 Million
- January 09, 2018

Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC) has declined 6.35% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. Frontier Investment Mgmt Company decreased its stake in Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) by 19.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Should the United States crack down on marijuana? Should the United States crack down on marijuana?
- January 09, 2018

While medical marijuana can't be legally prescribed, possessed, or sold under federal law, its use to treat some medical conditions is legal under many state laws , according to the American Cancer Society. The Trump administration's action seemed incongruous with comments that Trump, a Republican, made during the 2016 presidential campaign. Currently, over half of the the states have legalized marijuana use, medical or recreational. (more...)
Lana Del Rey claims Radiohead lawsuit song is her 'personal manifesto' Lana Del Rey claims Radiohead lawsuit song is her 'personal manifesto'
- January 09, 2018

Some songs resemble their inspiration more than others, though. " Get Free " does use similar ascending chord progression to " Creep " in the verse and does slightly mirror its drowsy, melancholic tone, however, this idea has been long present in Lana Del Rey's sound, not exclusively present in this track. (more...)
Persimmon sales soar 9pc in 'healthy' housing market Persimmon sales soar 9pc in 'healthy' housing market
- January 09, 2018

Persimmon said: "Since the launch of our Group strategy in 2012 we have made a significant contribution to increasing United Kingdom housing supply by opening 1,189 new selling outlets and delivering 80,726 new homes to the market during which time we have increased our annual production by over 70%". (more...)
Oprah was once Trump's pick for vice president Oprah was once Trump's pick for vice president
- January 09, 2018

With the administration just getting underway, a vocal corps of activist groups and conservative press nevertheless advance scenarios by which President Winfrey might possibly be impeached or removed from office under the provisions of the 25th Amendment. (more...)
Asian shares, dollar steady, Nikkei rallies Asian shares, dollar steady, Nikkei rallies
- January 09, 2018

Spread-betters see mixed opening in Europe, with Britain's FTSE seen falling 0.1 percent and German's DAX edging up 0.1 percent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.2 per cent to 30,970.39, while the Shanghai Composite inched up 0.1 per cent to 3,414.27. (more...)
Israel has 'eyes and ears' inside Iran: Mossad chief Israel has 'eyes and ears' inside Iran: Mossad chief
- January 09, 2018

Cohen went on to voice preoccupations over Iran's growing influence overseas. In the rare public intervention the Mossad Chief also spoke of issues of gender balance in the organization's top echelons. "Israel is monitoring the situation in Iran very closely". The United States and Israel have expressed support for the protests, which began on December 28 in Iran's second largest city, Mashhad, but deny Iranian government allegations that they fomented them. (more...)
Ukrainian passport ranks 44th in Henley Passport Index 2018 Ukrainian passport ranks 44th in Henley Passport Index 2018
- January 09, 2018

South Africa is ranked 52nd on the 2018 Henley Passport index‚ which ranks countries according to their citizens' visa-free access to other nations. The runner-up is Singapore, while eight countries share the third place: Great Britain, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Finland, France, Sweden, and Japan. (more...)
Bannon: 'I regret' delay in responding to book Bannon: 'I regret' delay in responding to book
- January 09, 2018

He also compared Mr. Trump to that of former President Theodore Roosevelt. He also told NBC's "Today" show that Mr Trump's staff "all say he is like a child". Asked about White House lawyers attempting to block publication, he replied: "Where do I send the box of chocolates?" It has become an instant bestseller. (more...)
Novo makes second move on Ablynx Novo makes second move on Ablynx
- January 09, 2018

The proposal represents a 66% premium over Ablynx's three-month volume-weighted average price of EUR18.39 as of January 5, and comprises EUR28 in cash for each share plus one contingent value right with total potential cash payments over time of up to EUR2.50 a share. (more...)
Louisiana teacher removed from board meeting in handcuffs Louisiana teacher removed from board meeting in handcuffs
- January 09, 2018

She was then apprehended in the hallway. "Sir, hold on, I am way smaller than you!" When she was called on to speak a second time, board President Anthony Fontana ruled her out of order and called in the marshal, the outlet reported . Additionally, she stated she had a problem with the reason for the raise - meeting "performance goals" - considering that educators were the ones who made that possible. (more...)
Several businesses destroyed by fire in Hudson Bay
- January 09, 2018

The owner of Hudson Bay Tattoo wrote on facebook their businesses was lost in the blaze, and that a woman in the building made it to safety. Customers with appointments will be contacted to make other arrangements in the very near future. Multiple Facebook posts from residents in the town show the fire burning at 10 p.m. CST last night. The fire is reported to have started shortly after 9 pm and witnesses stated the Hudson Bay Fire Department had the fire under control before midnight. (more...)
EU's Juncker calls for bigger European Union budget after Brexit EU's Juncker calls for bigger European Union budget after Brexit
- January 09, 2018

The European Commission last month took Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary to the top EU court for refusing to accept migrant quotas . That from the head of the European Commission at a finance conference in Brussels. "I think that Europe's worth more than one cup of coffee a day". The Commission wants the plan wrapped up before elections to the European Parliament are held in May 2019 to ensure that positions on the spending project are not undermined by campaigning. (more...)
De Lille to push for amendment of corruption report De Lille to push for amendment of corruption report
- January 09, 2018

Chairperson of the DA Federal Council James Selfe confirmed yesterday that the embattled mayor made her submissions to the party. The auditor-general reportedly investigated the issue and found that the expenditure did not need to be "disclosed as irregular expenditure as a result of noncompliance with supply chain management laws and regulations". (more...)
Yug Pathak remanded to custody till Friday Yug Pathak remanded to custody till Friday
- January 09, 2018

A fire, which the Mumbai Police say began at the adjoining Mojo's Bistro restaurant, spread to 1Above and killed 14 people on December 28. It also states that the fire had started at 12:30 am on December 29; the fire department's report quotes several witnesses who put the time closer to 12:10 am. (more...)
Oprah 'intrigued' by presidential run; Gayle King staying put Oprah 'intrigued' by presidential run; Gayle King staying put
- January 09, 2018

King says longtime pal Winfrey, photographed Sunday night with director Ava DuVernay (l.) isn't mulling a presidential run. . " CBS This Morning " has become the network's most-watched morning new shows in decades. But it was her support of women calling out sexual harassment that fueled talk among Democrats in states where presidential runs usually begin, Iowa and New Hampshire. (more...)
United States stocks rise to records as dollar strengthens United States stocks rise to records as dollar strengthens
- January 09, 2018

Euro strengthened against the dollar on Monday as investors took profits on euro's recent rally as the outlook for the single currency remained bullish on the backdrop of a strengthening economic recovery. The dollar rose against the basket of currencies on Monday. San Francisco Fed President John Williams and head of the New York Fed Bill Dudley are among policy makers scheduled to speak. (more...)
Iran Warns It Could Stop Cooperating with UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran Warns It Could Stop Cooperating with UN Nuclear Watchdog
- January 09, 2018

The European Union is to host a meeting with the foreign ministers of Iran, France, Germany and Britain to discuss the state of a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran. So we do much the agreement to be staying there, so we will support it, he added. On Thursday, Mnuchin Trump's policy, warning that Washington might soon slap additional sanctions on Iran which will target the country's perceived human right abuses amid the deadly anti-government protests in the country. (more...)
Macron pursues ambitious agenda on first official China visit Macron pursues ambitious agenda on first official China visit
- January 09, 2018

Macron is then set to deliver a speech on the future Franco-Chinese relations. It is Macron's first visit to China since May 2017, when he became France's president. Emmanuel Macron - Président de la République Française - Pékin - Janvier 2018" ("Mr. Emmanuel Macron - President of the French Republic - Beijing - January 2018 "). (more...)
Oprah for president? Golden Globes speech sparks 2020 campaign speculation Oprah for president? Golden Globes speech sparks 2020 campaign speculation
- January 09, 2018

Trump's job approval rating sat at just 32 percent in December, according to an Associated Press-NORC poll. Winfrey, who has always been a champion of women and is no stranger to public speaking, used her platform expertly. "That said, given the choice between Oprah and our current president, I'm on the bus with Oprah traveling the country encouraging people to sign up and vote", he said. (more...)
Former bank employee suspected of theft applies for police job Former bank employee suspected of theft applies for police job
- January 09, 2018

Alberto Saavedra Lopez had allegedly stole $5,000 from a bank he worked at in Cottonwood, Arizona in 2016, FOX 10 reported. A warrant for his arrest was issued by the Yavapai County (Ariz.) Attorney's Office, but Lopez avoided contact with law-enforcement officials for another year. (more...)
Will This Photo Sink an Oprah Winfrey 2020 Candidacy Against Donald Trump? Will This Photo Sink an Oprah Winfrey 2020 Candidacy Against Donald Trump?
- January 09, 2018

The question should not be whether we'd vote for her if she were Trump's opponent (answer: in a heartbeat) but whether that would be best for the country. King was quizzed by her co-hosts on " CBS This Morning ". She said she had spoken with Winfrey on Monday night. "She could hold a front against hatred in this country". (more...)
South Africa pick seamers Olivier, Ngidi for second Test South Africa pick seamers Olivier, Ngidi for second Test
- January 09, 2018

Scans confirmed that Steyn would miss the rest of the three-match series, and would be reassessed again in 4-6 weeks' time to determine the extent of the injury. We'll add him to the squad and then when we get to Pretoria and have a couple of training days we will have a look and make a decision, ¿ he added. Olivier last played Tests in September-October against Bangladesh when he took five wickets in four innings before representing Knights in T20 and one-day cricket. (more...)
BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack in Banda jail, hospitalised BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack in Banda jail, hospitalised
- January 09, 2018

Seeing their condition, Banda Jail authorities shifted both Ansari and his wife to the trauma centre of the district hospital. Kumar, however, did not confirm whether Ansari's wife too suffered a heart attack, which was reported by a section of media. (more...)
Motorcycle bomber kills 6 near Balochistan Assembly Motorcycle bomber kills 6 near Balochistan Assembly
- January 09, 2018

Quetta DC Farrukh Ateeq confirmed that a police vehicle was targeted in the blast. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attack, senior police official Abdul Razzaq Cheema told AFP. Police and rescue agencies soon reached the spot moved the injured to the city's Civil Hospital. Large numbers of security personnel were deployed in the area as part of security measures for Balochistan Assembly's session. (more...)

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