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Tim Hortons protests planned across Ontario over employees' benefit cuts Tim Hortons protests planned across Ontario over employees' benefit cuts
- January 10, 2018

Now, with the brand's controversial decision to implement employee cutbacks in response to Ontario's new minimum wage increase, it seems that Canadians have even more of a reason to distance themselves from the iconic coffee brand. Charlebois said price increases take time to calculate and roll out, and if franchisors and other companies with multiple franchise owners or locations didn't plan ahead they are probably scrambling to adjust to the hike and target their workers instead. (more...)
Man hit, killed while pushing stalled vehicle on USA 301 Man hit, killed while pushing stalled vehicle on USA 301
- January 10, 2018

The man got out and attempted to push the vehicle out of the road. While pushing the auto, the vehicle's lights were not on. The FHP said the victim was pushing his stalled Honda out of the way before getting rear-ended by a dump truck. Traffic at the Interstate 95 north overpass and U.S. Highway 92 east in Daytona Beach is being delayed Wednesday morning because of mud across the road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol . (more...)
Syria: Blast kills at least 23 in rebel stronghold Idlib Syria: Blast kills at least 23 in rebel stronghold Idlib
- January 10, 2018

The Syrian Army is advancing swiftly without much resistance into the largest remaining rebel enclave in province of Idlib south west of Aleppo in an offensive launched a week ago. When asked about the alleged attacks inside Syria, Netanyahu said Israel was ready to stop weapons from reaching the Lebanon-based Hezbollah armed group, which has backed the Syrian government in its almost seven-year civil war with rebel forces. (more...)
Jeff Sessions's Endless War on Marijuana Jeff Sessions's Endless War on Marijuana
- January 10, 2018

It's no secret that Jeff Sessions isn't a fan of marijuana and is resistant to acknowledging its medical benefits. "The announcement was largely symbolic", said Patrick Moen, general counsel of Privateer Holdings , a Seattle-based venture capital firm that invests in marijuana businesses. (more...)
Oppn members stage walkout from J&K Assembly, MLA Langate marshalled out Oppn members stage walkout from J&K Assembly, MLA Langate marshalled out
- January 10, 2018

The opposition members demanded that the government should act in order to stop civilian killings. After raising anti-government slogans, the entire opposition jumped into the well of the house, and later staged a walkout over the issue. After raising slogans for almost half-an-hour, the entire opposition staged a walkout despite repeated assurances by the Speaker that the government had already ordered a probe. (more...)
Someone's found the first white Cadbury Creme egg and they've bagged £1000 Someone's found the first white Cadbury Creme egg and they've bagged £1000
- January 10, 2018

The normal eggs have ingredients on them that include "milk chocolate", whereas you would presume that a white chocolate egg would read "white chocolate" instead - or at least lack any cocoa solids. Some shop workers have also been accused of going through their supplies of the eggs hoping to find one for themselves. I didn't think it would happen to me'. (more...)
Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) Has Increase in Shorts
- January 10, 2018

HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS) opened the session with a $90.9 price tag, later ranging from $88.95 to $91.4, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 54,059 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,203,536.34. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
NAB court records statements of 4 witnesses in graft cases against Sharifs NAB court records statements of 4 witnesses in graft cases against Sharifs
- January 10, 2018

After recording the statements, the witnesses were cross-examined by Khawaja Haris Ahmad, senior counsel for Nawaz Sharif. Mr Sharif is accused in three references, which include Jeddah based Al-Azizia Steel Mills, offshore companies including Flagship Investments Ltd, and Avenfield properties in London. (more...)
Trump signs legislation creating first national park honoring African-American Trump signs legislation creating first national park honoring African-American
- January 10, 2018

National parks and national forests across the US that charge entrance fees will be free for visitors Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Day . "This moment is significant because the Martin Luther King , Jr. In addition to adding federal protections and increasing resources toward the site, the bill expands the area of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. (more...)
Data malfunction forces second cancellation of Israeli missile defense system Data malfunction forces second cancellation of Israeli missile defense system
- January 10, 2018

Similar to Wednesday's test, it was stopped before the Arrow system could be tested. The arrow 3, is considered to be one of the most powerful weapons of its kind in the world, and has been in development for almost a decade, starting in 2008. (more...)
Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports
- January 10, 2018

At least 25 people were injured and thousands fled amid the deluge. Photos posted by the fire department showed a teenager covered in black mud being led away from the rubble of a house that had been destroyed by the Montecito mudslide. "Right now our assets are focused on determining if anyone is still alive in any of those structures that have been damaged", Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said. (more...)
Kasur minor rape case: Police fire directly at protesters Kasur minor rape case: Police fire directly at protesters
- January 10, 2018

The girl was staying with her relatives while her parents had gone to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Hijaz, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year. The gates of the office of District Coordination Office (DCO) were locked after the protests erupted, but demonstrators broke the gates to storm into the DCO office. (more...)
Democrats target Russia, Trump in report on election interference Democrats target Russia, Trump in report on election interference
- January 10, 2018

Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee released a report on Wednesday detailing what they described as almost two decades of Russian efforts to influence elections elsewhere in Europe, and criticizing Trump for doing too little to address the issue. (more...)
Big winners in both national lotteries Big winners in both national lotteries
- January 10, 2018

The Mega Millions pot ballooned after it went untouched since October 13, when it paid out a paltry $42 million. The Florida Lottery says the winning Mega Millions ticket from Friday night's drawing was bought at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Port Richey. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn 'empty chaired' at talks to stop hard Brexit Jeremy Corbyn 'empty chaired' at talks to stop hard Brexit
- January 10, 2018

A seat reserved for the UK Labour leader was left empty at the meeting convened by Ian Blackford, the SNP leader in Westminster, and attended by the leaders of the Liberal Democrats, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru. The unit will link up with constituency Labour parties and trade unions to work on local issues. "The UK government's lack of preparation represents the chaos at the heart of the Brexit process". (more...)
Probe into Belfast City Hall film of Britain First deputy leader Probe into Belfast City Hall film of Britain First deputy leader
- January 10, 2018

Fransen, from Anerley in southeast London , also faces four unrelated charges over alleged threatening behaviour concerning remarks made on December 13 beside a peace wall dividing Catholics from Protestants in Belfast. "Belfast is a diverse and welcoming city, these extremists should be given no platform to spread their hate here". "Normally when councillors bring visitors on a tour of city hall, it is a positive experience created to make people feel more included in the workings of the ... (more...)
Mueller ready to question Donald Trump over Russian links Mueller ready to question Donald Trump over Russian links
- January 10, 2018

The investigation also reportedly involves a probe into whether the President obstructed justice when he allegedly asked ex-FBI director James Comey to drop an inquiry into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. "Mr Trump's lawyers are expected to try to set ground rules for any interview or provide answers to written questions". New York Times correspondent Peter Baker agreed , recalling Trump's history in depositions. (more...)
Couples Tie The Knot On First Day Of Marriage Equality In Australia Couples Tie The Knot On First Day Of Marriage Equality In Australia
- January 10, 2018

Among the first to marry at the stroke of midnight were track athletes Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan. "Equality where we can get married is a huge step forward for Australia". In December previous year, Australia finally passed legislation allowing same-sex couples the same marriage rights as their heterosexual counterparts, in a major milestone for the LGBTQ rights movement. (more...)
Tributes Pour In After Tragic Death Of Northern Territory Teenager Tributes Pour In After Tragic Death Of Northern Territory Teenager
- January 10, 2018

Dolly's father Tick Everett, shared an emotional online tribute, saying he wanted to prevent other "precious lives" from being lost. "Our daughter Dolly was the kindest, caring, lovely soul, and she was always caring for animals, small children, other children at boarding school who were less fortunate than herself". (more...)
Featured Stock Overview: Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC)
- January 10, 2018

About 955,683 shares traded. Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) has risen 17.13% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 140.98% the S&P500. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 17 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Monday, January 23. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Buy" on Thursday, September 15. (more...)
Teacher handcuffed after speaking out at school board meeting Teacher handcuffed after speaking out at school board meeting
- January 10, 2018

The Louisiana Association of Educators has weighed in and said the association's attorney is working with Hargrave on what to do next. When interviewed Tuesday, Puyau refused to answer any questions related to the disruption at Monday night's meeting or Hargrave's arrest, directing all news outlets to VPSB President Anthony Fontana . (more...)
UNRWA defends its goal after Israeli PM calls for closure UNRWA defends its goal after Israeli PM calls for closure
- January 10, 2018

In response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks that the agency was " perpetuating the Palestinian refugee problem" and not providing a solution, Mushasha stated: "What leads to perpetuation of the refugee crisis is the failure of the parties to deal with the issue, which needs to be resolved by the parties to the conflict in the context of peace talks, based on United Nations resolutions and worldwide law, and with the active participation of the global community". (more...)
WH: NKorea in Winter Olympics Won't Affect US Participation WH: NKorea in Winter Olympics Won't Affect US Participation
- January 10, 2018

Representatives from the two sides focused mainly on how North Korea could participate in next month's Winter Olympics , to be hosted by South Korea. The US, for its part, is sending cheerleaders from the University of Kentucky, which has frequently produced national championship teams. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un used his New Year's Day address to suggest he was willing to send a delegation to the Games. (more...)
Florida lawmakers 'deeply regret' extramarital relationship Florida lawmakers 'deeply regret' extramarital relationship
- January 10, 2018

Flores, a Miami legislator, is one of the Florida Senate's most powerful Republicans and Braynon, a Miami Gardens legislator, is the chamber's highest-ranking Democrat. Braynon told the Herald at the time that he had reason to believe he was being set up by Sen. Braynon and Flores rent condos across the hall from each other. (more...)
Journalist Taha Siddiqui escapes Journalist Taha Siddiqui escapes "abduction" attempt
- January 10, 2018

Taha Siddiqui says 10-12 unidentified men beat him and threatened to kill him on his way to the airport. Taha Siddiqui, who won France's highest journalism award the Albert Londres prize in 2014, said he was attacked by up to a dozen men en route to the airport in Rawalpindi but managed to escape before being kidnapped, suffering minor injuries during the scuffle. (more...)
Warming up - Tracking a late week Winter Storm Warming up - Tracking a late week Winter Storm
- January 10, 2018

Any untreated surface may be slippery. The current record is 56° set in 2017. Early estimates show Friday and Saturday could be rough weather days for all of Northeast Ohio. Days two through seven - Wednesday through Monday a winter storm watch is in effect late Wednesday night through Thursday . Friday , 10 p.m.: Rain transitions to ice in a system moving in from the west. (more...)
Emergency services tackle major fire at north Dublin plant Emergency services tackle major fire at north Dublin plant
- January 10, 2018

This was being done with close liaison with the Irish Aviation Authority. Photos from the scene show a large plume of smoke, and an aerial drone is being deployed to assist with the operation. No delays have been reported and a spokeswoman for Dublin Airport confirmed the fire was not on the airport's grounds. Dublin Fire Brigade have been updating their followers on the situation on their Twitter account and have advised people nearby to close all windows and doors to avoid smoke ... (more...)
Row over relief fund being used for Kerala CM's chopper journey Row over relief fund being used for Kerala CM's chopper journey
- January 10, 2018

Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said the government was robbing money from the fund meant for disaster relief. A Malayalam news channel, on Tuesday, leaked a letter purportedly written by the state's additional chief secretary PH Kurian authorising the payment. (more...)
Louisiana police investigating viral animal cruelty video Louisiana police investigating viral animal cruelty video
- January 10, 2018

The dogs can be heard yelping as they hit the ground before running off. Authorities said the dogs were found after police officers canvassed the area and were returned to their owners in good health. "As with all investigations, we have to make sure that our information is accurate and correct", Plaquemine Police Chief Kenny Payne said. "The kid who did it is not from Iberville Parish and we don't think it was filmed over here", Stassi said. (more...)
Dad turns in teenage son after finding child pornography on cell phone Dad turns in teenage son after finding child pornography on cell phone
- January 10, 2018

Paul still contacted police and his son was arrested on felony child pornography charges. Spensberger's bond was set at $10,000. "He feels like s***. Louis Post-Dispatch reported . An O'Fallon, Missouri teenager is under investigation for child porn after his father turned him in. "Andrew is a thief but he is not sexual like that", he explained. (more...)

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