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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 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
- 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...)
China's new Silk Route can't be one-way, says French President Emmanuel Macron China's new Silk Route can't be one-way, says French President Emmanuel Macron
- January 09, 2018

Xi said the two countries would hold more high-level talks on trade. The USD 1 trillion infrastructure programme is billed as a modern revival of the ancient Silk Road that once carried fabrics, spices and a wealth of other goods in both directions. (more...)
German footballer Deniz Naki shot at on highway German footballer Deniz Naki shot at on highway
- January 09, 2018

Turkey has intensified pressure against the Kurdish minority since the summer of 2015. Naki told the newspaper Die Welt that two shots had hit his vehicle on the motorway near his home town of Dueren in western Germany as he was returning late in the evening from visiting a friend. (more...)
Anti-Austerity Protests in Tunisia Turn Deadly Anti-Austerity Protests in Tunisia Turn Deadly
- January 09, 2018

The 2018 Financial Act passed by the Tunisian parliament, which includes an increase of the value-added tax by 2 to 300 percent, has generated a rise in consumer prices. A lack of tourists and new foreign investors pushed Tunisia's trade deficit up by 23.5% year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2017 to a record $5.8 billion, official data showed at the end of December. (more...)
Top Trump advisor Stephen Miller Top Trump advisor Stephen Miller "escorted" off set, CNN says
- January 09, 2018

I was glad to have people hear what I set on camera and off camera. The interview itself went off the rails quickly after Tapper pressed the White House aide on claims about President Donald Trump from Michael Wolff's new book on the administration " Fire & Fury: Inside The Trump White House ". (more...)
Thai Prime Minister uses cardboard cutout of himself to avoid journalists' questions Thai Prime Minister uses cardboard cutout of himself to avoid journalists' questions
- January 09, 2018

Prayuth had been addressing the media on promoting Thailand's upcoming children's day, however, his cardboard self was brought in before any more pressing political matters could be raised. "Both leaders and reporters are insane", Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a prominent critic of Prayuth's government, said on his Facebook page. Prayuth, a former general who came to power during a bloodless coup in 2014, has been criticized for having held onto power without having a formal election since ... (more...)
DMK staged a walk-out, much to TTV Dhinakaran's advantage DMK staged a walk-out, much to TTV Dhinakaran's advantage
- January 09, 2018

Having started his address, the governor paused to ask Stalin to take his seat, who nevertheless continued with his speech, reportedly without a microphone, even as his party legislators were on their feet demanding the governor to allow Stalin to continue. (more...)
Sanaullah Zehri resigns as Balochistan CM Sanaullah Zehri resigns as Balochistan CM
- January 09, 2018

The spokesman, Jan Achakzai, said in a Twitter message on January 9 that Nawab Sanaullah Zehri tendered his resignation to "bring an end to instability" in the resource-rich province. Soon after news about Zehri's decision to resign surfaced, Bugti said that it was a victory for democracy. He claimed that the chief minister enjoyed the support of enough MPAs to foil the motion. (more...)
Forest hero Lichaj promised a dog for a hat-trick Forest hero Lichaj promised a dog for a hat-trick
- January 09, 2018

Arsenal are regressing under Wenger". “When you dont win the selection is always questioned. “I believe we had an experienced team – eight or nine internationals. Wenger, serving a touchline ban, was forced to watch powerless from the stands as Rob Holding conceded a penalty that teenager Ben Brereton converted in the 64th minute to stretch the home sides lead to 3-1. (more...)

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