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Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States
- January 10, 2018

The average maximum temperature for the city in 2017 was 64.6 degrees, which was 2.3 degrees above average. That's 2.7 degrees warmer than the 20th-century average for MA. 2017 was also a record year for USA weather and climate disasters. Every state in the contiguous US experienced above average warmth in 2017, leading this past year to come in as third warmest on record. (more...)
Slain radio host's husband hired man to kill her Slain radio host's husband hired man to kill her
- January 10, 2018

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner is now detailing the case at a news conference, which includes several other suspects and an alleged drug operation. More than five years later, authorities announced during a press conference Tuesday that Kauffman would be charged with murder in connection with her death, along with Ferdinand Augello, 62, who authorities say was also involved in April's murder-for-hire killing. (more...)
Federal judges rule NC electoral map unconstitutional Federal judges rule NC electoral map unconstitutional
- January 10, 2018

North Carolina's congressional map is one of the worst cases of gerrymandering in the country , according to the Brennan Center for Justice, and gives Republicans an additional two to three seats in Congress. "The Republicans made this case relatively simple when they admitted in court that the congressional map was drawn for partisan political advantage". (more...)
Cory Booker gets a new national platform in US Senate Cory Booker gets a new national platform in US Senate
- January 10, 2018

The first black USA senator ever elected from New Jersey, Booker testified last January before the same committee he will now sit on. Booker, a former Newark mayor, has been in the Senate since winning a special election in 2013. Will Trump era make Booker a star? Jeff Sessions, for US Attorney General. Democrats also picked up another seat due to their increased strength in the Senate after the election of Sen. (more...)
Robbers Invade Nollywood Actor Mr Ibu's House, steal N14million cash,other properties Robbers Invade Nollywood Actor Mr Ibu's House, steal N14million cash,other properties
- January 10, 2018

According to NaijaGists report, the actor received the shocking news from his wife Mrs Stella Maris Okafor while he was away. The Armed robbers carted away with the sum of One million Naira, 12 expensive wristwatches and other valuable items. (more...)
Accenture (ACN) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
- January 10, 2018

As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ACN in report on Friday, December 22 with "Buy" rating. New South Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Service Corp International for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.15 billion market cap company. (more...)
School locked down, students sent to church for parent pickup School locked down, students sent to church for parent pickup
- January 10, 2018

After finding the victim, investigators determined there were no other threats. Students taken to Sierra Springs Church in nearby Hereford were offered counseling. The child's identity was withheld until his family could be notified. The student does not have any siblings at our school district. Please keep the students and staff of the Palominas Elementary School District in your thoughts and prayers. (more...)
North Carolina man accused of stealing stepdaughter's puppy, selling it for drugs North Carolina man accused of stealing stepdaughter's puppy, selling it for drugs
- January 10, 2018

The dog, an 8-week-old Yorkie, was reported stolen from a home in Mount Olive on January 1, WNCT reported. Detectives began an investigation and determined that Eakes, the stepfather of the victim, took the puppy and traded the pet for meth. (more...)
Bank theft suspect arrested after he applies for a job with police Bank theft suspect arrested after he applies for a job with police
- January 10, 2018

Alberto Saavedra Lopez, 32, is accused of stealing $5,000 (£3,700, €4,193) from his former employers, Bank of America, before quitting his job, fleeing Arizona and moving to Phoenix. Police contacted him and asked him to come to the station for an interview, but when he showed up on the morning of January 8, he was arrested. Investigators then learned that there was probable cause for Lopez's arrest in connection to the bank theft, so they set up a meeting - to put him in cuffs. (more...)
Brownback To Deliver State Of The State Address Brownback To Deliver State Of The State Address
- January 10, 2018

But Brownback said last week he will not resign from his position as governor until his nomination is confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Brownback says the budget and school funding proposals will be his, though Lt. Its decision came after lawmakers a year ago phased in a $293 million increase in education funding. However Brownback has said he won't step down as governor until his confirmation. (more...)
Mudflow wipes out homes as rains deluge Southern California Mudflow wipes out homes as rains deluge Southern California
- January 10, 2018

About 21,000 people were under mandatory evacuation orders by mid-Monday. County spokeswoman Amber Anderson says only 200 of the 1,200 residents contacted in person had left by the evening. Highway 101 is closed from Milpas Road to Seacliff Drive, and a crash at Nojoqui Summit south of Buellton has closed the freeway there, the California Highway Patrol said, although no details of the crash are available. (more...)
Whale saves diver from potential shark attack Whale saves diver from potential shark attack
- January 10, 2018

In 2012, a pod of humpback whales off the coast of Monterey Bay, California attempted to protect a gray whale calf from being hunted by orcas. Not just that, there was another whale that tried to keep the shark away from her. The shark can only be seen faintly in the distance at one point during the footage, but had it not been for the whale's actions, it could have posed a real threat to Nan and her team. (more...)
Cyclone Ava kills 29, displaces thousands — Madagascar Cyclone Ava kills 29, displaces thousands — Madagascar
- January 10, 2018

Even though water levels had begun sinking on Tuesday, residents were still urged to be cautious when returning home, said emergency services' Charles Rambolarison. Five national roads were cut while 17 health centers were destroyed, Xinhua reported. In March previous year, cyclone Enawo killed at least 78 people. (more...)
Schuette silent on Trump marijuana crackdown Schuette silent on Trump marijuana crackdown
- January 10, 2018

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) is seeking to defund any federal law enforcement action against state-regulated recreational marijuana as part of the funding bill pending in Congress. Frank did not list marijuana as a priority . "We will continue to enforce the MI medical marijuana statute, specifically related to large-scale violations", Bitely said, noting state prosecutors usually focus on illegal traffickers, not individual users. (more...)
Simon Zebo confident he can make Racing 92 a home from home Simon Zebo confident he can make Racing 92 a home from home
- January 10, 2018

That was never confirmed until an interview with Zebo appeared on the club's website in which the first question referred to the newly-built, roofed U Arena as "the den of your future exploits". "The two clubs have a lot in common". When asked how the Thomond Park faithful reacted to his decision to move, Zebo said: "It was hard at first but I think they understand and accept my decision". (more...)
Ex-Chinese military official prosecuted for graft Ex-Chinese military official prosecuted for graft
- January 10, 2018

Fang Fenghui's case was transferred to the PLA's criminal prosecution body, the official Xinhua News Agency said. He was replaced at the Joint Staff Department in late August after playing host to U.S. "In committing suicide to avoid punishment from the party and the country's laws, Zhang Yang's action was abominable", the People's Liberation Army Daily, the military's official newspaper, said at the time . (more...)
Two Killed in Norwalk Crash
- January 10, 2018

One person was in the second vehicle, and was brought to Norwalk hospital with unknown injuries. This accident remains under investigation. Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that both cars were traveling in opposite directions and had a head-on type collision. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN)? How Analysts Feel About Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN)?
- January 10, 2018

It has outperformed by 4.43% the S&P500. Penn National makes projections in its suit that suggest that, if the Category 4 casinos are able to be developed under the current language, Hollywood Casino could see a almost 14 percent dip in revenue, from $245 million in 2016 to about $210 million after. (more...)
Mgm Resorts International (MGM) Holder Hoplite Capital Management LP Has Lowered Stake
- January 10, 2018

Legal And General Gru Pcl invested 0.05% in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM). The stock decreased 2.33% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $33.1. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, April 13. Buckingham Research initiated the shares of MGM in report on Thursday, August 11 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Agent of Roma goalkeeper Alisson responds to Liverpool link Agent of Roma goalkeeper Alisson responds to Liverpool link
- January 10, 2018

An illustration of Roma's defending this season is best displayed when Alisson beats the Liverpool duo regarding saves per 90 minutes (2.53); though, and more impressive, he's producing 3.43 saves per goal, which is more than double of Mignolet's efforts (1.21). (more...)
IS video declares war on Hamas over Jerusalem 'loss' to Trump, Israel IS video declares war on Hamas over Jerusalem 'loss' to Trump, Israel
- January 10, 2018

The spokesman described al-Elemi's health condition as "serious". However, Ynet News is claiming that it's possible that al-Alami's gunshot wound stemmed from a suicide attempt following a cancer diagnosis or an assassination attempt. The Hamas has been designated as a terrorist organisation by Israel, the United States, the United Nations and few other countries. Mr Alami also served for years as Hamas's main envoy to Iran , the group's main military and financial backer, according to ... (more...)
US Department of Justice Ends Obama-Era Marijuana Policy US Department of Justice Ends Obama-Era Marijuana Policy
- January 10, 2018

But I've had friends who use it, and I believe it should be their decision. Hamide is optimistic that reworking federal policies could bring some much-needed clarity to the industry. It's early in the history of marijuana legalization, particularly for recreational purposes, so the jury is out on important questions like the public health impacts and the ease with which minors can access the drug. (more...)
ISRO to put its 100th satellite into orbit on January 12 ISRO to put its 100th satellite into orbit on January 12
- January 10, 2018

Annadurai told IANS here. However, the launch date has now been changed to January 12, Friday - two days after the tentative date. Amongst the 31 satellites, there is a combination of twenty-eight nano satellites from the United States of America and Finland, the foreign countries while one Cartosat satellite along with nano and micro-satellite from India. (more...)
Eritrean president arrives in Egypt for talks Eritrean president arrives in Egypt for talks
- January 10, 2018

Jordanian monarch King Abdullah II held today a telephone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Only those presidential candidates getting at least 20 recommendations from lawmakers are granted a recommendation paper from the parliament that they can include among their registration papers. (more...)
Egypt sentences 23 to life in prison over 2013 violence
- January 10, 2018

Egyptian media put the number up to almost 379 after a 17-minute-long clip was shared on social media that showed an Egyptian judge reading out a long list of names on Egyptian satellite television. Egypt has since outlawed the Muslim Brotherhood group, from whom Morsi hails. The government accuses the organisation of fomenting an Islamist insurgency since Morsi's removal. (more...)
Shop worker dies in a row over cigarette papers Shop worker dies in a row over cigarette papers
- January 10, 2018

Members of the public attempted to give him first aid before police and paramedics arrived, taking him to a hospital where he died at 7pm on Monday. His colleague, who was also injured in the attack, revealed how courageous Vijay confronted the three teens as they threatened to smash the shop window after they were denied Rizla papers. (more...)
Egypt says its forces kill eight suspected militants in Sinai
- January 10, 2018

After a surveillance operation, the security forces raided the terrorists' hideout and a shootout ensued. Police and security forces have frequently been the target of deadly attacks staged by Islamists in the area. In that peninsula, the only truly turbulent area in Egypt, the armed extremist group Ansar Beit Al Maqdis, renamed as Wilayat Sayna (Sinai Peninsula), has been operating for about four years, after expressing allegiance to the Islamic State. (more...)
INEC releases Official 2019 Election Time-table (FULL DETAILS) INEC releases Official 2019 Election Time-table (FULL DETAILS)
- January 10, 2018

Unveiling timetable and schedule of activities for 2019 general elections , on Tuesday at a press briefing in Abuja, INEC chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, also gave December 17, 2018, as the final date for submission of nomination forms for candidates for the governorship and State Assembly elections. (more...)
Uhuru should be allowed to choose the cabinet peacefully - William Ruto Uhuru should be allowed to choose the cabinet peacefully - William Ruto
- January 10, 2018

The deputy president who was speaking during the burial of three Africa Independent Pentecostal Church (AIPCA) bishops in Meru County who perished in a road carnage, said he does not have the powers to supervise who the president appoints or nominates to the cabinet. (more...)
Encryption is 'urgent public safety issue — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Encryption is 'urgent public safety issue — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
- January 10, 2018

Speaking at the International Conference on Cyber Security in NY today, Wray complained that in the past year the Feds have seized 7,775 devices that they can't unlock and decrypt. The FBI supports strong encryption and information security broadly, Wray said, but described the current status quo as untenable. "We need the private sector's help". (more...)

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