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Three candidates to be interviewed for Wausau School District superintendent Three candidates to be interviewed for Wausau School District superintendent
- January 18, 2018

That idea comes after the Oswego school district pulled out of the Kendall County Special Education Co-Op in recent years. The school district is looking to slice $3.1 million out of the 2017-18 budget by the February 1st deadline and $8 million to $10 million over five years. (more...)
Rep. Joe Crowley says Republicans can avoid a shutdown without Democratic support Rep. Joe Crowley says Republicans can avoid a shutdown without Democratic support
- January 18, 2018

Arthur says President Trump gets to determine just how the shutdown takes place and should inflict the "maximum amount of pain" on Democrats' constituents just as his predecessor in the White House did. With just four days until a spending deadline, the government could be heading for a shutdown on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency. (more...)
Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.17
- January 18, 2018

The hedge fund run by Jim Tanenbaum held 58,624 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.58M, down from 135,294 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Legal General Gp Public Ltd Co owns 228,237 shares. 99,627 are owned by Ameriprise. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited stated it has 11,385 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. (more...)
'Stay out!' Hospital locked down after man walked in with suspected RIFLE 'Stay out!' Hospital locked down after man walked in with suspected RIFLE
- January 18, 2018

Patients, employees and visitors were sheltering in place during the search, according to the hospital. At 9:05 a.m., a hospital spokesperson announced on Twitter that EvergreenHealth had been placed on lockdown. It turns out the man was carrying an umbrella - with a handle that resembles the grip of a sword. "We have located the gentleman in question and the unidentifiable object was confirmed to be an umbrella with a handle that is shaped like a sword", EvergreenHealth tweeted . (more...)
New Poll: More Than Three-Quarters of Americans Support Significant Abortion Restrictions New Poll: More Than Three-Quarters of Americans Support Significant Abortion Restrictions
- January 18, 2018

About 76 percent of Americans support stricter laws on abortion, according to a new Marist Poll , a finding that is part of a consistent trend in data the company has collected in the past decade. Americans also generally support conscience rights when it comes to abortion. "I think what you see that's encouraging is that this is not, strictly speaking, a partisan issue", said Andrew Walther, vice president of communications for the Knights of Columbus, at a January 17 news conference. (more...)
Second half rally propels Missouri past Tennessee Second half rally propels Missouri past Tennessee
- January 18, 2018

Missouri is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games while the over is 5-2 in their last 7 conference matchups. Jontay Porter leads in rebounds with 6.8 while Blake Harris tops in assists with 3.1 per game. Alexander sat much of the first half after picking up two early fouls, allowing freshman forward Derrick Walker earned his most significant playing time of the season. (more...)
VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
- January 18, 2018

The party then took over Arunachal Pradesh from the Congress through a regional party. PM Modi once again banking on his tried and tested "development blitz" started BJP's mission northeast with rallies in Meghalaya and Mizoram in December a year ago. (more...)
Washington unemployment up slightly after reaching record low Washington unemployment up slightly after reaching record low
- January 18, 2018

There were job losses in professional and business services and retail trade. But the annual average jobless rate of 4 percent in 2017 is unmatched in recent history. Mid-Columbia and other local unemployment rates won't be released until next week. In November the Tri-City jobless rate remained near record-low levels. (more...)
Brook excels as England beat Bangladesh at Under-19 Cricket World Cup Brook excels as England beat Bangladesh at Under-19 Cricket World Cup
- January 18, 2018

The live telecast of the Bangladesh-England and Namibia-Canada match in the ICC U-19 World Cup will be on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD 1. After the soft dismissal of four top order batsmen -Pinak Ghosh (4), captain Saif Hassan (1), Mohammad Nayeem (1) and last match centurion Towhid Hridoy (12)-for 27 runs in 8.3 overs, Afif Hossain pairing Aminul Islam repaired the early damage adding 94 runs in the 5th wicket to carry team total to 121 form 27. (more...)
Oregon AD Rob Mullens to chair College Football Playoff selection committee Oregon AD Rob Mullens to chair College Football Playoff selection committee
- January 18, 2018

Three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. Mullens succeeds Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt , whose term expires on February 1. Stricklin is one of six new members of the selection committee; the others are former college sports journalist Paola Boivin , who now is a professor at Arizona State, Oklahoma AD Joe Castiglione , former coach Ken Hatfield , businessman/former National Football League star Ronnie Lott and Georgia Tech AD Todd Stansbury . (more...)
British backpacker found dead in Sydney is named as Amelia Blake British backpacker found dead in Sydney is named as Amelia Blake
- January 18, 2018

Neighbour Scott Haggarty said his heart stopped when the police told him his neighbours had been found dead. The bodies of 22-year-old Amelia Blake and another man in his 30s were discovered at a Newtown unit on Friday afternoon after concerns were raised for the pair's welfare. (more...)
Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Defence Industry Development meet today Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Defence Industry Development meet today
- January 18, 2018

Ms Sitharaman is the country's first woman Defence Minister to fly into a combat aircraft. After being greeted and welcomed by senior IAF officers and a brief meeting with the air warriors, she donned the fighter pilot's G-suit - which can withstand high acceleration and sharp manoeuvres, preventing loss of consciousness - and was then briefed about the plane's operations and functioning. (more...)
Donald Trump given high marks on exam
- January 18, 2018

Ronny Jackson to share to the media his medical records , which revealed information on his physical and mental health . "The president is very healthy and will remain so for the duration of his presidency", Jackson said during his press briefing on Tuesday. (more...)
Obama showers love on wife as she turns 54 Obama showers love on wife as she turns 54
- January 18, 2018

Mr. Obama also posted a sweet picture of his lady love on her special day, writing that she is his "best friend", and he loves her "strength, determination and grace". In the photo he shared, he's looking lovingly at his wife of 25 years , with a smile on his face. "Happy Birthday, @MichelleObama", he wrote. LISTEN: The Life Bites podcast hosts discuss the importance of being present and living purposefully. (more...)
House Republican Leaders Working On Short-Term Spending Bill
- January 18, 2018

Republican leaders in Congress turned to another short-term spending bill, which they want to pass and send to President Donald Trump's desk by Friday, as hopes for an immigration agreement with the White House ebbed. Fractious Republican primary battles already are developing in states including Arizona, Nevada and Wisconsin, where some of the candidates are backed by Steve Bannon, Trump's former chief political strategist who he fired last August. (more...)
U.S. airstrike kills 13 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia U.S. airstrike kills 13 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia
- January 18, 2018

A month ago, the USA military said it killed more than 100 Islamist militants in Somalia when it launched an air strike on Al-Shabaab training camp, approximately 125 miles (201 km) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. On December 25, al-Shabaab publicly executed five Somali men in the southern town of Idaale, which they control. Adhering to the rule of law and respecting human rights, while assisting the Somali National Security Forces to counter terrorism, is paramount to gain Somali ... (more...)
Designers Will Auction Off Their Black Golden Globes Dresses for Time's Up Designers Will Auction Off Their Black Golden Globes Dresses for Time's Up
- January 18, 2018

Both men and women donned black attire in support of Time's Up - an organisation founded earlier this year by 300 women who work in film, television, and theatre who want to confront sexual harassment in the workplace and hold predators accountable. (more...)
IN lawmakers give the cold shoulder to cold beer bill IN lawmakers give the cold shoulder to cold beer bill
- January 18, 2018

IABR Chief Executive Officer Patrick Tamm says increased availability of cold beer would cause "irreparable harm" to the livelihood of the 1,000 package liquor store owners his organization represents. "Polling shows that the majority of Hoosiers want to be able to purchase beer and wine and they want to be able to be able to purchase beer and wine, where they want, and at what temperature they want, and what day they want", state Kelly McClure, President of McClure Oil Corporation. (more...)
South Africa summons USA embassy official over Trump 'shithole' remark
- January 18, 2018

In fact, he is the "least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said , before heading to dinner at his Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach. The statement cast doubt on Mr. Trump's tweeted denial, noting that it was "not categorical" since it referred "only to Haiti" and failed to address the entirety of the reported comments. (more...)
Debate swirls around Trump's comments at DACA meeting
- January 18, 2018

His comments followed four tweets on the same topic on Saturday. Brought to the US illegally as children and granted temporary status under former president Barack Obama, Trump ended the program for so-called "Dreamers" in September. President Donald Trump's first year in office has been a "year of unprecedented conflicts of interest", according to a new report that documents how dozens of political candidates, foreign governments, interest groups, and other private entities have spent ... (more...)
Auburn's 14-game winning streak ends with road loss at Alabama Auburn's 14-game winning streak ends with road loss at Alabama
- January 18, 2018

He just probably didn't think it would the way it did Wednesday night in Tuscaloosa. There's no such thing as a must-win game on January 17, but Alabama 76, Auburn 71 felt necessary for the hungry home team in front of a rabid home crowd in Coleman Coliseum. (more...)
Times Square Protestors Denounce Alleged Trump Remarks on Haiti
- January 18, 2018

Monday morning, Durbin responded to charges from Republican senators that he lied about what the president said. According to a poll from Business Insider's partner MSN, 48% of respondents thought Trump's comment was racist, while 51% said it wasn't and 1% wasn't sure. (more...)
Best Korea defeated by Facebook and Microsoft Best Korea defeated by Facebook and Microsoft
- January 18, 2018

President Donald Trump has repeatedly stated that while the US does not wish for war with Pyongyang, he is willing to do what is necessary to prevent Pyongyang from becoming an even greater threat . The activity outlined in the report includes the presence of vehicles and personnel in the vicinity of the portal and the movement of mining carts. (more...)
Pak fires heavily on BSF posts in Jammu, jawan martyred Pak fires heavily on BSF posts in Jammu, jawan martyred
- January 18, 2018

After paying his tributes to BSF head constable A Suresh, who was killed in unprovoked Pakistan firing on Wednesday night, he said, "martyrdom of A Suresh will not go waste". DG BSF K K Sharma on Thursday paying tributes to head constable A Suresh at BSF headquarters at Paloura. One personnel died in the heavy shelling, Manhas said. (more...)
Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph to miss Senior Bowl Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph to miss Senior Bowl
- January 18, 2018

But he has National Football League size (6-foot-5, 230 pounds), and he finished his career at Oklahoma State with school records for passing yards (13,618) and passing touchdowns (92) while completing over 63 percent of his passes. Rudolph's absence leaves the Senior Bowl with a quarterback group that includes Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma, Wyoming's Josh Allen, Virginia's Kurt Benkert, Washington State's Luke Falk, Richmond's Kyle Lauletta, Western Kentucky's Mike White, ... (more...)
Secretary Tillerson outlines United States main goals to be achieved in Syria Secretary Tillerson outlines United States main goals to be achieved in Syria
- January 18, 2018

The US has long insisted on regime change in Syria, but never before suggested that their military deployment in the country was anything to do with that, let alone that the US might try to impose regime change militarily. We can not allow history to repeat itself in Syria. Tillerson went on to say: "Reducing and expelling malicious Iranian influence from Syria depends on a democratic Syria". (more...)
Little evidence that PFI contracts are good value, NAO report finds Little evidence that PFI contracts are good value, NAO report finds
- January 18, 2018

According to the NAO, there are now 716 operational private finance deals with a capital value of around £60bn. The findings, together with the continued fallout of the Carillion collapse, are likely to be seized upon by critics of PFI, including Labour which has said it intends to scrap the deals. (more...)
UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on North Korea UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on North Korea
- January 18, 2018

The latest sanctions , proposed by the U.S. to prevent Pyongyang from furthering its nuclear programme, were the third imposed this year. On Dec. 22, the Security Council approved new tightened sanctions targeting several key export sectors, labor sent overseas and, most importantly, North Korean energy imports. (more...)
Starved California siblings treated after rescue from 'horrific' home Starved California siblings treated after rescue from 'horrific' home
- January 18, 2018

So creepy! After being arrested for child endangerment, videos have surfaced of California couple Louise and David Turpin and their 13 children. . The Turpins have lived in two Riverside County communities since moving to California in 2011, and police said they were never called to either home, nor were any reports fielded by child protective services. (more...)
Dramatic footage of world-first drone surf rescue Dramatic footage of world-first drone surf rescue
- January 18, 2018

The drone pinpoints the location of the struggling swimmers. The practice turned into a real rescue when someone noticed that two men swimming outside safety flags were in trouble in a three-metre swell, the government said in a statement. (more...)

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