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DAC nod to procurement of assault rifles, carbines worth Rs DAC nod to procurement of assault rifles, carbines worth Rs
- January 17, 2018

In an initiative that is being welcomed by small private defence firms, on Tuesday simplified the "Make II" procedure, which is a framework for defence firms to develop and build equipment the military has announced it wants. To hand-hold industry and start-ups, SHQs will now setup project facilitation teams to act as the primary interface between the SHQ and the industry during the design and development stage. (more...)
FSU Opens in D1Baseball.com's Top 5 FSU Opens in D1Baseball.com's Top 5
- January 17, 2018

After being one of the last four teams admitted to the NCAA Tournament, the Aggies won the Houston Regional and defeated Davidson in the College Station Super Regional to advance to Omaha for the first time since 2011. Leagues with one representative include the American, Big Ten, Sun Belt, Missouri Valley and Big West. As always, the Southeastern Conference is well-represented in the poll, claiming five of the top 10 spots and placing eight teams in the top 16 to begin the year. (more...)
Controversial Punjab minister quits; resignation yet to be accepted Controversial Punjab minister quits; resignation yet to be accepted
- January 17, 2018

Rana Gurjit handed over his resignation to chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh. The chief minister confirmed that he had received the resignation letter and said he would discuss the matter with his Congress party president Rahul Gandhi on January 18 in Delhi before taking a final call on it. (more...)
Snow, slippery roads and excessive cold descend on Chicago-area Snow, slippery roads and excessive cold descend on Chicago-area
- January 17, 2018

Snow and ice accumulations on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses will be especially impacted as well as secondary roadways. And the weather service in Mobile is becoming increasingly concerned about hazardous travel in southwest Alabama later today and tonight . (more...)
Jaguars embracing underdog mentality ahead of AFC Championship Game Jaguars embracing underdog mentality ahead of AFC Championship Game
- January 17, 2018

At the start of the National Football League season, it would have been inconceivable to think that these would be the four quarterbacks heading into the conference championships. In playoff wins against Buffalo and Pittsburgh, the Jags didn't commit a single turnover, complementing effective and, at times, highly efficient offensive game plans. (more...)
The Czech Prime Minister Waives his Immunity to be Investigated The Czech Prime Minister Waives his Immunity to be Investigated
- January 17, 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's minority government lost a confidence vote on Tuesday, forcing him to try to build a coalition with opposition parties as he battles allegations of subsidy fraud. However, Zeman is up for re-election himself in a run-off that will be held on January 26-27. Czech President Milos Zeman, who is tasked with appointing prime ministers, has said he is willing to give Babis a second chance. (more...)
We'll keep control of Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern remotely - Spain We'll keep control of Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern remotely - Spain
- January 17, 2018

Speaking to party members in Madrid , Mariano Rajoy said that Puigdemont had "to be physically present" in Catalonia to take office, and if that didn't happen, the central government would maintain direct rule imposed after Catalan leaders declared independence in October. (more...)
Melania Trump's Martin Luther King Day Message Did Not Go Down Well Melania Trump's Martin Luther King Day Message Did Not Go Down Well
- January 17, 2018

Some gave sweat, some gave hope, and some gave their lives in the struggle for a better world. "Today Martin Luther King Jr . this is his day but it is our day". He says addressing the needs of their community is an issue they are going to be tasked with in life, and it starts now by making students realize there's more than just what's on campus. (more...)
Institutional Investors Positive on WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX)
- January 17, 2018

It closed at $4 lastly. WPX Energy has a 52 week low of $8.39 and a 52 week high of $15.13. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500. Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd increased its stake in Wpx Energy Inc (WPX) by 19.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Plane Skids Off Turkish Runway Down Black Sea Cliff Plane Skids Off Turkish Runway Down Black Sea Cliff
- January 17, 2018

The incident happened at the Trabzon Airport in the coastal city of Trabzon in northern Turkey. Photos of a Pegasus Boeing 737-800 that skidded off a runway in Turkey and nearly crashed into the Black Sea have surfaced, and they're terrifying. (more...)
AFC, NFC championship showdowns set AFC, NFC championship showdowns set
- January 17, 2018

But Tennessee faltered down the stretch as the Patriots defense swarmed the third-year quarterback and sacked him a Patriots playoff-record eight times. Bortles played an efficient game, made the plays that he had to and didn't get in the way of the Steelers as they self-destructed. The Jaguars run game ran over the Steelers , as Leonard Fournette got into the end zone three times, while Chris Ivory also got in. (more...)
£350m Brexit claim on bus was too low, says Boris Johnson £350m Brexit claim on bus was too low, says Boris Johnson
- January 17, 2018

The foreign secretary has claimed that the United Kingdom is already contributing £362 million ($500 million) a week to the European Union, and that this would rise to £438 million ($604 million) by the end of the post-Brexit transition period. (more...)
Joaquin Phoenix stars as alcoholic cartoonist in latest Gus Van Sant film Joaquin Phoenix stars as alcoholic cartoonist in latest Gus Van Sant film
- January 17, 2018

Phoenix plays John Callahan , an alcoholic cartoonist from Portland who nearly dies in a vehicle accident, but even after being left a paraplegic, he refuses to give up drinking until he's given more encouragement by his girlfriend ( Rooney Mara ) and sponsor (Hill). (more...)
More witnesses record statements in graft cases against Nawaz, family More witnesses record statements in graft cases against Nawaz, family
- January 17, 2018

He informed the court that a witness, Shahbaz Haider, had presented the record pertaining to Chaudhry Sugar Mills, which he had signed as a witness. Later, NAB's Umar Draz Gondal recorded his statement and was then cross-examined by Harris. (more...)
Roy Blunt Sponsors Resolution Establishing Religious Freedom Day Roy Blunt Sponsors Resolution Establishing Religious Freedom Day
- January 17, 2018

Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) on Tuesday sponsored a resolution establishing January 16, 2018 as Religious Freedom Day. Now every year the president will declare January 16th as Religious Freedom Day, a day set aside to celebrate religious faith in America. (more...)
CBI, ED progress slow in Ranjit Sinha's probe CBI, ED progress slow in Ranjit Sinha's probe
- January 17, 2018

The bench then posted the matter for March, despite Cheema's request for three-four months time. The alleged hanky-panky in coalgate probe came to light when a visitor diary of Sinha's residence revealed that he had had private meetings with scam-tainted high profile accused at his official residence multiple times. (more...)
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
- January 17, 2018

He announced a $1.5 billion proposal Tuesday, Jan. 16, but the governor's office also reports that he feels $858 million in local projects "merit state investments", but he did not include them in his proposal. About a third of the projects Dayton is proposing are on campuses of the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State systems. Most of the money would go to restore and upgrade existing college buildings and other facilities. (more...)
Semi crashes through school wall in Lyle, Minn Semi crashes through school wall in Lyle, Minn
- January 17, 2018

A semitrailer is embedded in the side of Lyle Public School Tuesday morning, January 16, 2018 after it veered off a highway and crashed through the wall of the elementary school in Lyle, Minnesota. "I entered the art classroom, walked in and saw a semi staring at me", Boysen said. All students were evacuated to the church next door to the school to be picked up by parents. (more...)
Noble Financial Reiterates Buy Rating for Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ:KTOS)
- January 17, 2018

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $11.33. 766,414 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,560,000. Orrstown Financial Services had 6 analyst reports since September 12, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 22 by Canaccord Genuity. (more...)
Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Aiding China Arrested at JFK Airport Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Aiding China Arrested at JFK Airport
- January 17, 2018

In Aug. 2012, Lee and his family left Hong Kong to return to the U.S.to live in northern Virginia. Law enforcement searched his hotel rooms in both places and say they found two small books in his luggage containing handwritten notes that included notes from meetings with Central Intelligence Agency assets, meeting locations, operational phone numbers, true names of assets, and the addresses of Central Intelligence Agency facilities. (more...)
Ben Affleck reportedly said no to directing Flashpoint Ben Affleck reportedly said no to directing Flashpoint
- January 17, 2018

We don't know yet just how the film will fit into the post-Justice League timeline, but rumors persist that it will be something of a soft reboot for the universe, perhaps offering an opportunity to recast Batman or other central characters. (more...)
Shock over loss of true legend Cyrille Regis Shock over loss of true legend Cyrille Regis
- January 17, 2018

Together with defender Brendan Batson and winger Laurie Cunningham, burly centre-forward Regis made up what became known as the "Three Degrees", a rare trio of black players in the same team, named after the soul music trio of the era. Here he is a legend in the game and someone from Bermuda inspired him to play professional football! "Our honest condolences go to his family friends and colleagues". (more...)
Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has died, hospital says Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has died, hospital says
- January 17, 2018

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt is continuing to fight for life in hospital, five days after her life support was turned off. According to 9 News, the crash occurred at the Princes Highway at Mondayong about 400 metres north of the Bendalong turn off and south of Sussex Inlet on the New South Wales south coast on Boxing Day. (more...)
Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD)
- January 17, 2018

Legal & General Group Plc now owns 161,381 shares of the company's stock worth $4,004,000 after buying an additional 13,363 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 76% are positive. Equities research analysts forecast that Boyd Gaming Corporation will post $0.80 EPS for the current fiscal year. Over the past 50 days, Boyd Gaming Corporation stock was -2.27% off of the high and 27.17% removed from the low. (more...)
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to be accorded a red-carpet welcome Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to be accorded a red-carpet welcome
- January 17, 2018

The alliance of democracies, I think, is important to secure our common future", Mr Netanyahu said, as Mr Modi listened in the audience. -Afterwards, PM Modi and Netanyahu will visit the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad in Banaskantha district. (more...)
I am not a racist: Donald Trump
- January 17, 2018

Love, whose parents immigrated from Haiti , told "State of the Union" that she thinks the President's comments were racist . Dr. Ronny Jackson says in a statement released by the White House that Trump's physical Friday "went exceptionally well". (more...)
Molson Coors Brewing's (TAP) Molson Coors Brewing's (TAP) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus
- January 17, 2018

It has underperformed by 20.15% the S&P500. David Shaw increased its stake in Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) by 239.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, April 8. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Molson Coors Brewing Company by 3.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Trump denies making racist comments
- January 17, 2018

Trump is accused of using a vulgarity to describe African nations and questioning why to allow more immigrants from Haiti, rather than countries like Norway. Trump insisted afterward in a tweet that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". (more...)
German police searching 10 suspected Iranian agents said 'spying on Israelis' German police searching 10 suspected Iranian agents said 'spying on Israelis'
- January 17, 2018

The government said "elaborate observations" by the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, the domestic German intelligence agency, led to Tuesday's swoops. Germany's Interior Ministry referred questions about the raids to federal prosecutors. Berlin's Superior Court sentenced 31-year-old Mustufa Haidar Syed-Naqfi to four years and three months in prison on charges of "working for a foreign intelligence service". (more...)
Trump's comment not racist
- January 17, 2018

The most important figure in the Civil Rights Movement - maybe the most important figure in African-American history - was being honoured across the country, and the President couldn't care less. Yeah, right. Trump's all for immigration, isn't he? "My grandmother used to say - digame con quien caminas y te dire quien eres - tell me who you walk with and I'll tell you who you are", said Rep. (more...)

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