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Freight train collides with sidewalk plow near Colborne and York streets Freight train collides with sidewalk plow near Colborne and York streets
- January 10, 2018

There aren't many details available, but a 980 CFPL reporter at the scene says the front scoop of a sidewalk plow can be seen on the north side of the tracks. (more...)
Bulls G will make season debut Sunday (AEDT) vs. Pistons Bulls G will make season debut Sunday (AEDT) vs. Pistons
- January 10, 2018

LaVine, in working back from a torn ACL , has not played this season. According to Darnell Mayberry of The Athletic, LaVine will initially be restricted to 20 minutes per game. He was acquired by the Bulls in the Jimmy Butler trade along with fellow guard Kris Dunn and the draft rights to Lauri Markkanen . LaVine's integration into the rotation could mean fewer minutes for the likes of Jerian Grant, David Nwaba, Paul Zipser and Justin Holiday . (more...)
Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Has Increase in Shorts
- January 10, 2018

The stock of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) registered an increase of 16.22% in short interest. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". D E Shaw has invested 0% in Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK). Bluecrest Management Limited holds 0.77% or 228,729 shares. Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE:WLKP) boasts a Price to Book ratio of 1.720833. (more...)
United Nations envoy says no change in U.S. position on North Korea talks United Nations envoy says no change in U.S. position on North Korea talks
- January 10, 2018

Earlier this month, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asserted that he had a nuclear button at the ready, Trump tweeted that the US button at his disposal was bigger and more powerful. with a nuclear weapon. "These weapons will be used only if our security is threatened". "If that's the case then we have got a showdown coming here pretty soon". (more...)
Marijuana will be sold in Saskatchewan by private retailers, government announces Marijuana will be sold in Saskatchewan by private retailers, government announces
- January 10, 2018

The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority will issue up to 60 cannabis retail permits to private retail outlets in as many as 40 municipalities and First Nation communities. Once qualified retailers have been identified, a random lottery selection will award retail licenses. Saskatchewan has finally unveiled their plans for marijuana regulations in the province. (more...)
US Supreme Takes Up Ohio Voter Purges US Supreme Takes Up Ohio Voter Purges
- January 10, 2018

Supreme Court on Wednesday explores whether some states are aggressively purging voter rolls in a way that disenfranchises thousands of voters. Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to suppress votes from minorities and poorer people who tend to vote for Democrats. (more...)
Texting while driving ban passes first House committee Texting while driving ban passes first House committee
- January 10, 2018

Under HB 33 , texting and driving would become a primary offense, which means Floridians could get pulled over if they're found typing on their phones behind the wheel. A committee of Florida lawmakers unanimously voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it illegal to text while driving in the Sunshine State. (more...)
CPJ announces Press Oppressors awards after Trump's fake news awards CPJ announces Press Oppressors awards after Trump's fake news awards
- January 10, 2018

Turkey has now put at least 73 journalists behind bars. The US president's response to criticism in the media has been frequent, ranging from issuing threats to sue outlets or having their broadcast licenses revoked, to making suggestions that US libel laws be changed to make it easier to go after news organisations. (more...)
Israel to Approve Hundreds of New Settler Homes in West Bank Israel to Approve Hundreds of New Settler Homes in West Bank
- January 10, 2018

Most countries consider as illegal the Israeli settlements built in the territory which Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war. Worldwide law views the West Bank and East Jerusalem as "occupied territories" and considers all Jewish settlement-building activity on the land as illegal. (more...)
Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff
- January 10, 2018

Ecuador is seeking a "third country or a personality" to mediate a final settlement with Britain to resolve the future of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the foreign minister said today. Exiled Wikileaks founder Julian Assange may be about to get the boot by Ecuador's embassy in London. The charges were dropped by Swedish prosecutors in May 2017, though Assange remains in the embassy. (more...)
British Conservative Party deletes tweet congratulating new chairman British Conservative Party deletes tweet congratulating new chairman
- January 09, 2018

It was an inauspicious start to a process described as a "refresh" by Downing Street following a tough year in which the prime minister lost her parliamentary majority and faced calls to quit. The post ended up going to 46-year old Brandon Lewis who was the first to arrive at Downing Street to meet May. By failing to appoint "no deal" minister, the Government was "saying to the Europeans we are not serious" about walking away if a deal was not possible, the source said. (more...)
Alex Azar Questioned During Confirmation Hearing Alex Azar Questioned During Confirmation Hearing
- January 09, 2018

Azar has spent the past decade working as a pharmaceutical executive for Eli Lilly . President Donald Trump's pick to become his new secretary of Health and Human Services is continuing his journey through the grueling confirmation process on Capitol Hill, answering questions Tuesday from members of the Senate Finance Committee. (more...)
North Korea to send Olympics team to South
- January 09, 2018

During the South-North Korea talks, Ri Son-gwon, chairman of the CPRC, insisted that North Korea's weapons do not serve as a threat to their "compatriots" in the South, echoing narrative of unification seen in the North Korean media recently,"All of our state-of-the-art strategic weapons like atomic bombs, hydrogen bombs and intercontinental ballistic missiles are targeting the United States, not our compatriots". (more...)
Midale man dead after being struck by semi on highway near Estevan Midale man dead after being struck by semi on highway near Estevan
- January 09, 2018

The semi crossed the southbound lane and was waiting for traffic to clear in the northbound lane before continuing on. A 73-year-old male driver from Winkler collided into the back of the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are hoping to speak with the driver of the SUV or any other witnesses. RCMP had the southbound lanes of the Perimeter closed for approximately four hours while they investigated. (more...)
Switzerland Matterhorn Avalanche Risk Switzerland Matterhorn Avalanche Risk
- January 09, 2018

It also said officials are working to reopen the railways. One local hotelier said authorities were setting off controlled explosions to help clear away the piled-up snow that had coated roads and rails. But an avalanche risk at its highest level means the stranded tourists will not be able to take advantage of the abundant snow for the time being. The snowfall in the Zermatt and Saas valleys was part of a broader weather pattern that was causing mudslides and intensifying the avalanche ... (more...)
Christopher Steele was told Federal Bureau of Investigation had source in Trump orbit Christopher Steele was told Federal Bureau of Investigation had source in Trump orbit
- January 09, 2018

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in August 2017 Glenn Simpson was questioned about whether he tried to "assess the credibility" of sources behind information uncovered by Christopher Steele , a former British intelligence agent who compiled the dossier. (more...)
Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX Decreases Position in Duke Energy Corp (DUK)
- January 09, 2018

Shares of Duke Energy ( NYSE:DUK ) traded down $0.36 during trading on Friday, reaching $81.94. About 909,615 shares traded. Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. Moreover, Quantitative Investment Management Limited Company has 0.19% invested in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK ) for 197,200 shares. Virtus Investment Advisers holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK ) for 12,682 shares. (more...)
U.S. launches high-level probe of Cuban health attacks on diplomats U.S. launches high-level probe of Cuban health attacks on diplomats
- January 09, 2018

Embassy workers grew ill, and that every theory had a major hole - with the exception of deliberate attacks . The hearing comes after The Associated Press reported that a new Federal Bureau of Investigation report shows no evidence for the initial theory of a sonic weapon. (more...)
Trump to sign executive order expanding veterans' mental health services Trump to sign executive order expanding veterans' mental health services
- January 09, 2018

Shulkin said. Shulkin called the number "unacceptable" and said preventing suicides was his agency's "single top priority". According to a 2016 study from the Naval Postgraduate School, transitioning veterans are particularly at risk. When the executive order's proposed safeguards kick in, service members will have the ability to opt out, according to senior administration officials. (more...)
Tax evasion case: Amala Paul told to appear on Jan 15 Tax evasion case: Amala Paul told to appear on Jan 15
- January 09, 2018

This is in connection with the case against the actor for the alleged tax evasion pertaining to her luxury auto. The Court asked the actor to appear on January 15. Amala Paul had bought her S class Benz worth Rs 1.12 cr on August 4 past year. The Mercedes Benz vehicle having registration number PY-05-D-0500 was registered at Puducherry as she has a rented home there, her petition had stated. (more...)
Three killed as lorry rams into students in Malappuram Three killed as lorry rams into students in Malappuram
- January 09, 2018

The lorry first hit an autorickshaw and then rammed a waiting shed at Manimooly near Vazhikadavu. The students in the auto and the bike rider were also injured. The tragic incident occurred when the truck coming to Edakkara from Karnataka lost control and ploughed into the group of students going to school. (more...)
Judge to rule on whether Jamie Bacon will be granted bail Judge to rule on whether Jamie Bacon will be granted bail
- January 09, 2018

Court of Appeal to order a new trial. The trial in that matter is now scheduled to begin on April 3. According to multiple media reports, Justice Catherine Wedge made the ruling in B.C. Initially, he had been charged with one count of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder. The Harper government since did away with double-time credit. (more...)
Hundred of bats' brains boil in Australia heatwave Hundred of bats' brains boil in Australia heatwave
- January 09, 2018

New South Wales Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service ( WIRES ) said losses of bats to the brutal conditions could run into the thousands. " There were dead bodies everywhere ". "It affects their brain - their brain just fries and they become incoherent.it would be like standing in the middle of a sandpit with no shade." . (more...)
US Ambassador Haley: N. Korea's Nuclear Threat Remains 'Very Dangerous' US Ambassador Haley: N. Korea's Nuclear Threat Remains 'Very Dangerous'
- January 09, 2018

It's a big start", Trump said at a news conference at Camp David about talks expected Tuesday between South Korea and North Korea . The Winter Olympics will be held from February 9-25. Still, both the US and South Korea want no disruptions during the Olympics in Pyeongchang, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the heavily fortified border between the two Koreas. (more...)
New Hampshire House Voted to Legalize Marijuana
- January 09, 2018

The vote came just days after the Vermont House voted, 83-61, to approve a similar bill, legalizing possession by adults of up to an ounce of marijuana and allowing individuals to grow up to six marijuana plants at home. Originally scheduled for a House vote Wednesday, Tuesday's passage of HB 656 allows New Hampshire to join MA and ME ( hopefully ) as recreational states in the New England region. (more...)
Rand Paul: Recovering From Attack Has Been 'Living Hell' Rand Paul: Recovering From Attack Has Been 'Living Hell'
- January 09, 2018

Paul was pressed about whether political grievances led his neighbor to tackle the senator while he was mowing his lawn. Paul added that he doesn't think any motivation or justification "political or personal" is enough to 'attack someone who's unaware from behind in their own yard'. (more...)
L'Oreal UV Sense Wearable DOES NOT Need A Battery L'Oreal UV Sense Wearable DOES NOT Need A Battery
- January 09, 2018

L'Oréal kicked off the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show with the unveiling of its battery-free wearable electronic UV sensor: UV Sense. That's what L'Oreal debuted at CES 2018 with their UV Sense device. " The technology within UV Sense is groundbreaking and has so much potential to impact the future of technology and wearables ", said Guive Balooch, Global Vice President of L'Oréal's Research and Innovation Technology Incubator. (more...)
George Pell accuser dies before court case against Australia's most senior Catholic George Pell accuser dies before court case against Australia's most senior Catholic
- January 09, 2018

Damian Dignan, who lived in the Victorian town of Ballarat, made allegations that were strenuously denied by Cardinal Pell, The Guardian reported . The allegations spurred on Victoria Police to reveal Australia's highest-ranking Catholic was a subject of an investigation by the Sano Taskforce, which investigates claims of sex abuse within Victorian churches. (more...)
When Madhuri Dixit, Aamir Khan And Anil Kapoor Unite, It's Total Dhamaal When Madhuri Dixit, Aamir Khan And Anil Kapoor Unite, It's Total Dhamaal
- January 09, 2018

She wrote, "Felt like I jumped back to the 90s when Muhurat shots were done more often #TotalDhamaal launched today". Ajay and Madhuri were last seen together in Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke and Lajja in 2001 while Anil Kapoor and Madhuri have been one of the most superhit Jodis of Bollywood that featured in several films with Pukar being the last one in 2000. (more...)
Trump will be in Davos this year Trump will be in Davos this year
- January 09, 2018

The only other USA president to attend the forum in Davis was Bill Clinton in 2000, according to CBS News White House Correspondent Mark Knoller's count. During his election campaign President Trump had railed against globalisation in favour or an "America first" agenda, labelling Hillary Clinton, as "a globalist". (more...)

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