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Minnesota DNR OK's Change Of Name To Bde Maka Ska Minnesota DNR OK's Change Of Name To Bde Maka Ska
- January 19, 2018

Lake Calhoun was named in the 1800s after former vice president, senator and outspoken slavery supporter John Calhoun. "The DNR respects the role of elected county boards in determining name changes for geographic features", DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr said. (more...)
Amazon Reveals 20 Finalists for 2nd HQ
- January 19, 2018

Unemployment data is as of November 2017 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics , which measures the percentage of people in the workforce within a metropolitan area without a job. The company received plenty of interest from Southern California cities , including Irvine, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, and Long Beach (the latter cities submitted a joint proposal). (more...)
Analysts See $-0.01 EPS for Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX)
- January 19, 2018

It has underperformed by 33.18% the S&P500. HLX is now priced at a -7.86% to its one-year price target of 9.42. Analysts await AxoGen, Inc. Cowen set a $10.00 price target on Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE: HLX ) in a research note released on Thursday. (more...)
Spokane doesn't make the cut for Amazon HQ
- January 19, 2018

In the South, Miami and Atlanta are being considered. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announces that the county wants to make a pitch for Amazon's second headquarters September 26, 2017 at the Westcheter County Center in White Plains. (more...)
Trump takes to Twitter to blast Democrats over DACA Trump takes to Twitter to blast Democrats over DACA
- January 19, 2018

But without DACA, they face an uncertain future and nowhere to call home. "On Saturday night they issued guidance on their website as per the court order, giving instructions as to how individuals who had previously received DACA could now apply, and that's important because when they had first thought to terminate the program, the government give had only given 30 days for individuals whose DACA grants expired before March 5th of this year to renew one last time, but individuals who'd had ... (more...)
Trump accuses Putin of helping N. Korea evade international sanctions Trump accuses Putin of helping N. Korea evade international sanctions
- January 19, 2018

Trump tweeted on January 3 that his "nuclear button" was "much bigger & more powerful" than the North Korean leader's. In December a year ago, the United States spearheaded the passage of a UN Security Council Resolution sanctioning toughest restrictions on North Korea banning exports of industrial equipment, machinery, transportation vehicles and industrial metals to the hermit nation. (more...)
President Trump blasts CHIP funding, threatening GOP efforts to avert government shutdown President Trump blasts CHIP funding, threatening GOP efforts to avert government shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned that a government funding bill should not be held "hostage" to the immigration debate. Lindsey Graham , a Republican from SC, already threatening to vote against a short-term spending bill, McConnell may need even more than nine Democrats to get the House's version of the bill across the finish line in the Senate. (more...)
Trump muddles talks on government funding ahead of House vote on shutdown Trump muddles talks on government funding ahead of House vote on shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Although the Republicans claim they want to get more time to work out a budget, "every Democrat voted [earlier] to extend the fiscal year by 90 days, and nothing was worked out". Trump wrote on Twitter that if the government were shut down over amnesty and border security, the military would be the biggest loser. Along with Trump, they're poised to blame Democrats for a potential shutdown, though a handful of Republican senators have also said they'll oppose the stopgap bill. (more...)
'Pak has to prosecute Hafiz Saeed,' insists US 'Pak has to prosecute Hafiz Saeed,' insists US
- January 19, 2018

He was the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed many people including Americans. To make it very clear what Washington's view is, Nauert further said the United States regards Saeed a terrorist and part of a foreign terror group. (more...)
Netshoes (Cayman Limited) Analysts See $-0.23 EPS Netshoes (Cayman Limited) Analysts See $-0.23 EPS
- January 19, 2018

Among 23 analysts covering Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Fir Tree Inc decreased Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (SC) stake by 19.1% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Compass Point has "Neutral" rating and $13.50 target. (NYSE:SC) earned "Neutral" rating by Janney Capital on Thursday, April 21. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Citigroup. (more...)
New DNA technique suggests Salmonella took out the Aztecs New DNA technique suggests Salmonella took out the Aztecs
- January 19, 2018

DNA evidence on the teeth of the centuries-dead plague victims led the scientists to this conclusion. According to new research published on January 15 in Nature Ecology and Evolution , cocoliztli is not a disease that came from Europe, but was more likely a form of salmonella which affected the region. (more...)
Fire Breaks Out at Navrang Studio; Situation Under Control Fire Breaks Out at Navrang Studio; Situation Under Control
- January 19, 2018

Further, one ambulance and seven tankers have also been sent to the location. Sources say that the building was not functional and was also at the risk of collapse. A DNA report earlier in the month also highlighted the strength of Mumbai's fire brigade. The incident took place at around 1 am at the studio. It means every officer must inspect six buildings a day without taking a single day's break. (more...)
This is the cognitive test the president passed This is the cognitive test the president passed
- January 19, 2018

The test assesses an individual's language , memory and visuo-spatial skills - among other functions - and is created to spot the symptoms of dementia that come with a neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. "I don't want to spend the time". No matter who the person is, for me it's an honour. "We don't know whether the House will send us this bill, but the revulsion toward that bill was broad and strong", Schumer said. (more...)
House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain
- January 19, 2018

Or maybe the political machinery will freeze and a shutdown will commence. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the military is being used as a bargaining chip. Pelosi ridiculed the ploy as "like giving you a bowl of doggie doo, putting a cherry on top and calling it a chocolate sundae". Many Democrats have said they want a deal on the fate of undocumented immigrants whose DACA status is due to expire in March before they support another spending bill. (more...)
Aadhaar an Aadhaar an "electronic leash" on citizens: senior lawyer in Supreme Court
- January 19, 2018

Chandra-chud and Ashok Bhushan, that Aadhaar law, which is related to breach of personal information, is an ex-facie violation of an individual's fundamental right to privacy. "A people's Constitution is being sought to be converted into a State's Constitution", senior Supreme Court lawyer Shyam Divan, appearing for petitioners said. (more...)
Opposition demands magisterial probe into murder of Kathua girl Opposition demands magisterial probe into murder of Kathua girl
- January 19, 2018

Despite a frantic search by her family, she couldn't be located. According to the girl's father Mohammad Yousuf, she bore torture marks on her face and thigh. The opposition lawmakers say that police did not make any effort to trace the girl after she was abducted. He also said that her legs were broken and she had been raped. (more...)
Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks: 'Working on it' Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks: 'Working on it'
- January 19, 2018

Conservatives meanwhile objected to running the government on autopilot, without more spending cuts. The House Republican leadership, meanwhile, has offered a plan that doesn't address that issue in a stopgap spending bill, but does include funding to keep CHIP - which provides subsidized health coverage for youngsters in low-income households - in business. (more...)
Israeli army, Palestinian gunmen trade fire in northern West Bank Israeli army, Palestinian gunmen trade fire in northern West Bank
- January 19, 2018

In 2012, Istanbul's Basaksehir Municipality granted her the prestigious Hanzala Courage Award for defying Israeli soldiers who had just arrested her brother. "We will reach anybody who will try to harm Israel's citizens and we will bring them to justice", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Thursday during a visit to India. (more...)
Sinn Fein MP resigns over Kingsmill Twitter video Sinn Fein MP resigns over Kingsmill Twitter video
- January 19, 2018

McElduff posted an image of a Kingsmill loaf of bread on his head on the 42nd anniversary of the massacre near the village of Kingsmill in South Armagh. A teacher at Holy Trinity College in Cookstown, Mr Canavan has built a successful career as a GAA pundit with Sky Sports and has spent several seasons on the sidelines in high profile managerial roles. (more...)
'Ron Burgundy' Interviews Roger Federer After Australian Open Win 'Ron Burgundy' Interviews Roger Federer After Australian Open Win
- January 19, 2018

In other words, Roger Federer was the balls. For 30-year-old Djokovic who was seeded 14th after missing the second half of 2017 with an elbow injury, he won easily in 6-1 6-2 6-4 display. That's where I think I managed to get on top of him, get even on sets, obviously start off well in the third. "I forgot to ask him if that was his real hair or a wig. (more...)
China A China A "Disruptive Transitional Force", Says US Pacific Commander
- January 19, 2018

On the trust deficit in the Indo-Pacific, Australia Navy chief Admiral Barret said there is a trust between militaries of the region than there is on political dialogue. He said it was time countries took firmer measures to ensure maritime stability. Indian Navy chief Lamba said since 2008 the Chinese navy is operating in the Indian Ocean Region. (more...)
NYC Among 20 Finalist Cities For Amazon's Second Headquarters NYC Among 20 Finalist Cities For Amazon's Second Headquarters
- January 19, 2018

The company plans to invest over $5 billion and grow this second headquarters to accommodate as many as 50,000 jobs. "We have not released publicly what we are doing because we are in a competitive situation with metros all over the North American continent", Howard Zemsky, president and CEO of Empire State Development, said previously. (more...)
USC snaps losing streak in OR with 75-70 win USC snaps losing streak in OR with 75-70 win
- January 19, 2018

USC, which broke an eight-game series losing streak to Utah on Sunday, had not won in Eugene since January 2, 2009. Jonah Mathews led the team with 17 points on 7 of 12 shooting with 3 triples, while Jordan McLaughlin came 2nd with 14 points and a team-high 7 assists. (more...)
Sanjay Gupta, CNN doctor, claims Trump has heart disease Sanjay Gupta, CNN doctor, claims Trump has heart disease
- January 19, 2018

Despite acknowledging that Jackson performed an echocardiogram and stress test and the results were "no cause of concern" over Trump's heart, Gupta gave his own diagnosis. The President is mentally very sharp and very intact. I know I would. Now that The Donald is The President of the United States, people are less concerned with his is-it-or-isn't-it combover and beige dye job than they are with whether we're going to war with Iran next week. (more...)
5 reportedly Killed in Fresh Herdsmen Attacks in Benue 5 reportedly Killed in Fresh Herdsmen Attacks in Benue
- January 19, 2018

The governor added that two women were killed in Guma, while two others died in Logo. The leaders had paid him a condolence visit at the Government House to commiserate with him over the killing of 73 persons by the marauding herdsmen on New Year day. (more...)
Justice Dept. moves to end DACA; County passes symbolic resolution supporting Dreamers
- January 19, 2018

RAICES also will continue to offer free renewals to DACA recipients. Ali Noorani, executive director of the pro-immigrant National Immigration Forum, said exposing millions of DREAMers to deportations would be a moral and economic calamity. (more...)
Clash with Donald Trump casts spotlight on chief of staff John Kelly
- January 19, 2018

Associated Press/Charles Rex Arbogast Supporters at Trump campaign rallies would chant, "Build that wall". While Trump is now demanding that American taxpayers pony up $20 billion for his wall, one of his signature campaign promises was that he'd in fact force Mexico to pay for it. (more...)
Woman accused of murdering Air Force husband is back in Ohio Woman accused of murdering Air Force husband is back in Ohio
- January 19, 2018

Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins announced on Wednesday night that Hoerig was in custody at the Trumbull County City Jail. She used her husband's status as a commercial airline pilot to fly to Brazil, where she remained for nearly 11 years while local, state and federal law enforcement and elected officials fought to have her brought back to stand trial. (more...)
Tensions rise between Turkey & Syria Tensions rise between Turkey & Syria
- January 19, 2018

Turkey reacted angrily to the announcement . Turkey sees the YPG as an extension of the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is considered a terrorist group by the USA and has fought a bloody insurgency since 1984 that has killed at least 35,000 people. (more...)
No Utah Cities Make The Cut For Second Amazon Headquarters
- January 19, 2018

More than a dozen North Texas cities submitted potential sites for Amazon's second headquarters . Incentives: While economic development agencies offer tax abatements and other incentives, critics including lawmakers in local and state governments are increasingly resistant to what they call "corporate welfare". (more...)

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