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Police say they've cracked rape case columnist deemed a hoax Police say they've cracked rape case columnist deemed a hoax
- January 10, 2018

Over 23 years later, Chief Of Detectives Robert Boyce said DNA had been matched to serial rapist doing 75 years to life in prison. He will nearly certainly die in prison. 'We spoke with the victim last night, ' Boyce said. "You can imagine how emotional she was. I think everybody cried in the room, it was so dramatic", he said. (more...)
Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Program That Protects Young Immigrants Judge Blocks Trump Decision To End Program That Protects Young Immigrants
- January 10, 2018

The president also addressed the issue of a border wall with Mexico, saying the USA needs one "in certain areas obviously that aren't protected by nature" and where existing fences are in bad shape and need to be fixed or rebuilt. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who also was at the meeting, said negotiators in Congress still faced difficulties but it was important that Trump had shown he had "no animosity toward the Dream Act kids" and the "wall is not going to be 2,220 miles wide". (more...)
NY attorney general investigating propane suppliers for possible misconduct NY attorney general investigating propane suppliers for possible misconduct
- January 10, 2018

The Attorney General's Office recently announced the introduction of the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act), the creation of which was spurred by the recent Equifax breach. There were also complaints about price increases and fees. Consumers considering entering into fuel oil and propane contracts for the season should make sure they understand all of the terms and conditions in the agreement, including any fees or charges for deliveries, minimum purchase ... (more...)
Indian National First to Lose US Citizenship Under 'Operation Janus' Indian National First to Lose US Citizenship Under 'Operation Janus'
- January 10, 2018

The proceedings against Singh were part of Operation Janus , which is a programme of the US Department of Homeland Security against fraudulent immigration . A man of Indian origin has become the first person to lose US citizenship as part of a stepped-up government crackdown on foreign nationals who have illegally obtained naturalization. (more...)
Nicola Sturgeon: Independence must be option amid Brexit 'horror show' Nicola Sturgeon: Independence must be option amid Brexit 'horror show'
- January 10, 2018

In its report on the Withdrawal Bill published on Tuesday, the committee concludes that the Bill as it now stands would mark "a fundamental shift in the structure of devolution". The MSPs on the committee - which includes three Conservatives - unanimously agreed that the Withdrawal Bill as it now stands is "incompatible with the devolution settlement". (more...)
This Florida University Is Offering A 'White Racism' Class This Florida University Is Offering A 'White Racism' Class
- January 10, 2018

CBS reports that the class is being taught by a sociology professor. "You're the problem in this country", and "If this was a racist country, you wouldn't have a job". "Lastly, what we are going to do.is give students an opportunity to learn about ways to challenge and push back against a system. that discriminates and marginalizes and trivializes people who are not racialized as white", he said. (more...)
Trump Administration Removes Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan Trump Administration Removes Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan
- January 10, 2018

Rick Scott and environmental groups. Zinke later said, "As a result of discussion with Gov. Scott and his leadership, I am removing Florida from consideration for any new oil and gas platforms". Outer Continental Shelf. On Thursday, the DOI floated a five-year offshore leasing plan that opens up almost all federal waters to potential drilling, drawing a fierce backlash from environmental proponents. (more...)
Trump administration OKs $130M missile defense sale to Japan Trump administration OKs $130M missile defense sale to Japan
- January 10, 2018

Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile. Japan formally decided in December it would expand its ballistic missile defense system with USA -made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors. The official said the sale supports USA national security interests, by bolstering the security of an ally that is a force for stability and progress in the Asia-Pacific region. (more...)
Meat traders' strike against cow vigilantes enters 3rd day in Goa Meat traders' strike against cow vigilantes enters 3rd day in Goa
- January 10, 2018

The meat traders have stopped the import of the meat from neighbouring Karnataka. To curb the same, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has directed the police to ensure that there beef traders are not harassed. On Saturday, butcher and meat shops across the state did not sell beef, even as prices of mutton, which is sold at Rs 500 per kilograms surged by Rs 30. (more...)
CM Pinarayi Vijayan gets disaster fund for chopper bill, sparks row CM Pinarayi Vijayan gets disaster fund for chopper bill, sparks row
- January 10, 2018

The order was issued without the knowledge of either the CM or his office. On the direction of the Chief Minister the order has been scrapped. Chief secretary Paul Antony scrapped the order. Chennithala also claimed the order for the payment was issued on January 6 and it was cancelled after the "government was caught red-handed". The helicopter was hired for Vijayan's "to and fro journey" from Thrissur to Thiruvananthapuram on December 26. (more...)
Former Idaho state lawmaker kills himself amid sexual abuse allegations Former Idaho state lawmaker kills himself amid sexual abuse allegations
- January 10, 2018

KTVB-TV reports that the body of former Idaho legislator Brandon Hixon was discovered in his Caldwell home early Tuesday. Hixon, who was first elected to the state legislature in 2012, became the subject of a criminal investigation in October 2017. (more...)
Australia experiences its third-hottest year on record: BOM Australia experiences its third-hottest year on record: BOM
- January 10, 2018

This was offset by heavy falls across central Western Australia, the Northern Territory and western South Australia - all sparsely populated areas. The national mean temperature of 22.75C was nearly 1C higher than a 1961-1990 baseline, its annual report revealed. (more...)
Magnitude 7.8 quake strikes off Honduras Magnitude 7.8 quake strikes off Honduras
- January 10, 2018

The powerful quake struck about 125.4 miles north, northeast of the coast of Barra Patucca, Honduras. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. This affects the coastlines of the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, the Honduras, Cuba, Belize, San Andres and Providencia, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua and Guatemala. (more...)
Priceline Group (PCLN) Price Target Increased to $2100.00 by Analysts at Oppenheimer
- January 10, 2018

Price T Rowe Associates Inc sold 20,907 shares as the company's stock rose 10.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 305,060 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.41M, down from 310,792 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Healthcor Management LP Position In Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH) Was Upped
- January 10, 2018

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2. About 195,481 shares traded. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. They expect $2.40 earnings per share, up 11.63 % or $0.25 from last year's $2.15 per share. LH's profit will be $244.32M for 17.34 P/E if the $2.40 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Home Eagles Land In Morocco For 2018 CHAN Home Eagles Land In Morocco For 2018 CHAN
- January 10, 2018

Besides facing Rwanda, the CHAN Eagles will also slug it out with Libya and Equatorial Guinea in the first round of the competition designed for footballers who ply their trade in their respective countries. Nigeria is participating for the third time in the championship since its inception in 2009 in Cote d'Ivoire, with the Eagles playing their opening match on January 15 against Rwanda. (more...)
Cold snap leaves behind multiple water main breaks in Tampa Cold snap leaves behind multiple water main breaks in Tampa
- January 10, 2018

City crews and contractors have repaired 62 breaks and continue work to fix the remaining lines, city officials said. "We were able to increase water flows from the newer and larger O.B. Although pressure has begun to be restored to some areas, there are 37 confirmed breaks that have not yet been assigned to city crews or contractor crews, but will be assigned later today or tomorrow. (more...)
Leonard: Sessions needs to 'back off' on marijuana Leonard: Sessions needs to 'back off' on marijuana
- January 10, 2018

Currently, over half of the the states have legalized marijuana use, medical or recreational. In short, Sessions is giving federal prosecutors around the country more discretion about enforcing federal law in marijuana cases, even in the states where it is legal. (more...)
Trump Tower fire injures 3 Trump Tower fire injures 3
- January 10, 2018

The cause of the fire - which was first noticed by U.S. Secret Service agents - is still being investigated. A view of Trump Tower in New York City. "So we had flames coming out of those vents - again no fire inside the building". "There was a small electrical fire this morning on the rooftop that has since been put out", the NYPD told Us in a statement. (more...)
Willie Nelson cuts show short due to breathing problems Willie Nelson cuts show short due to breathing problems
- January 10, 2018

That being said, health officials are urging those who are showing flu-like symptoms to remain home and get plenty of rest and fluids to keep the virus at bay. on February 7, 2018. Willie's unfortunate breathing problems are just the singer's latest ailment. In August he stopped a show in Salt Lake City after suffering respiratory issues that resulted in a brief hospitalization. (more...)
Jimmy Iovine To Leave Apple Music Jimmy Iovine To Leave Apple Music
- January 10, 2018

Now, according to Billboard sources, the 64-year-old entrepreneur is looking for a new challenge. I have no idea [what I'm doing next]. The American company has been not the same since Iovine joined the firm. "A music service needs to be more than a bunch of songs and a few playlists", IOVINE said in a BLOOMBERG interview early a year ago, "I'm trying to help APPLE MUSIC be an overall movement in popular culture, everything from unsigned bands to video". (more...)
Berenberg Gives CarMax (NYSE:KMX) a Higher Rating. Raises its Hold Rating
- January 10, 2018

The stock kicked off the session at $71.9 and later approached $70.05 with a change of -1.39%. Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The holds 0.2% or 2.16M shares in its portfolio. 33,499 are held by Utah Retirement. Mason Street Advisors Ltd accumulated 25,438 shares or 0.05% of the stock. (NASDAQ:AGYS). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 43,105 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (more...)
Allscripts to acquire EHR provider Practice Fusion for $100M Allscripts to acquire EHR provider Practice Fusion for $100M
- January 10, 2018

The acquisition of Practice Fusion's cloud-based EHR expands Allscripts' client reach with roughly 30,000 ambulatory physician practices, according to Allscripts officials. And Practice Fusion has the "last mile" ties to reach clinicians in small practices and enable them to participate in clinical trials and other life sciences projects, Allscripts executives say. (more...)
Judge rules to dismiss standoff case against Nevada rancher Bundy Judge rules to dismiss standoff case against Nevada rancher Bundy
- January 10, 2018

U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro threw out the felony conspiracy and weapons charges Monday citing "flagrant misconduct" by prosecutors and Federal Bureau of Investigation. She later challenged prosecutors to make their case for why she should grant them a new trial, which ultimately ended in defeat. Navarro told a packed Las Vegas courtroom that prosecutors made "several misrepresentations to the defense and to the court" that amounted to misconduct and prevented a fair trial for Bundy, ... (more...)
U.S. to end special protections for Salvadorans U.S. to end special protections for Salvadorans
- January 10, 2018

On top of Haiti , the most recent terminations of temporary protected status were from nationals of Nicaragua , which also happened in November. Orlando Zepeda, who came to the U.S.in 1984 fleeing civil war in El Salvador, said the lack of surprise does not ease the sting for the 51-year-old Los Angeles-area man who works in building maintenance and has two American-born children. (more...)
People like Oprah but aren't sure about her running for president People like Oprah but aren't sure about her running for president
- January 10, 2018

It was very nice. Bill O'Reilly, the former Fox News anchor forced out in disgrace by sexual harassment allegations and an early champion of Trump, hailed Winfrey as a formidable ticket. After her stunning speech at the Golden Globes, it appears the Democrats have found the magic lamp. The tweet in question (which has been deleted ) was done during the opening monologue of The Golden Globes, when Seth Meyers jokingly encouraged Winfrey to run for office. (more...)
Ashley Graham Points Out Importance Of #MeToo With Her Own Harrowing Experience Ashley Graham Points Out Importance Of #MeToo With Her Own Harrowing Experience
- January 10, 2018

The 5'9' brunette sat with the ladies after greeting fans outside ABC studios while wearing a sheer top and black velvet trousers in New York City on Tuesday. Had the situation happened to her today, she says she would've handled it all very differently. America's Next Top Model judge Ashley Graham is adding her voice to the chorus of women saying #MeToo. (more...)
Senate Republicans aim to make NY more affordable in 2018 Senate Republicans aim to make NY more affordable in 2018
- January 10, 2018

The idea of a payroll tax to lessen the state reliance on personal income taxes was first broached by Cuomo in his January 3 State of the State speech, though details of how the tax would work, should it be embraced by lawmakers, are expected to be included in the rollout of Cuomo's proposed state budget on January 16. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes Protesting Over Bills, Okaz Says Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes Protesting Over Bills, Okaz Says
- January 10, 2018

After the 2014 oil market crash, Saudi Arabia as well as the neighbouring United Arab Emirates announced a five percent value-added tax on most goods and services which took effect at the start of this year. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has authorized a range of bonuses and payouts for citizens, including a monthly payment of 1,000 riyals ($267) for civil servants for the coming year just days after a new tax was introduced and subsidies were lifted on gasoline. (more...)
Angelique Kerber battles back to defeat Venus Williams — WTA Sydney Angelique Kerber battles back to defeat Venus Williams — WTA Sydney
- January 10, 2018

Kerber, who dropped to world No.22 following a disastrous 2017 season, appeared on her way to an easy night when she served for the first set on Ken Rosewall Arena. The 29-year-old is now fast approaching the form that elevated her to the top ranking at the end of 2016, when she won both the Australian and United States majors. (more...)

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