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Senate Advances Measure to End Government Shutdown Senate Advances Measure to End Government Shutdown
- January 23, 2018

A bipartisan group of senators had been lobbying Democratic and Republican leadership Sunday on the compromise measure, but an expected early Monday morning vote was called off at the last minute, and delayed until mid-day. An agreement on DACA must be reached by February 8th and, barring that, the government could shut down once again. If not, he said "it would be my intention to take up legislation" addressing those issues. (more...)
Feds charge ex-KPMG, oversight board accountants with scheme Feds charge ex-KPMG, oversight board accountants with scheme
- January 23, 2018

The company recruited and hired PCAOB staff, and the SEC said some of those hires took confidential information about planned inspections with them to their new jobs, or obtained information from former colleagues still at PCAOB who were seeking their own jobs with KPMG. (more...)
Injury concern for Novak Djokovic as he makes fourth round Injury concern for Novak Djokovic as he makes fourth round
- January 23, 2018

Hsieh certainly made the most of her time back in the spotlight, returning to the fourth round at a major for the first round in a decade. "I was just honoured to play against Novak and happy to see him back on the tour [after a long injury lay-off in 2017]", he added. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Rain, high near 42 TODAY'S FORECAST: Rain, high near 42
- January 23, 2018

Tonight: Rain, mainly after 2 a.m. The event should begin moving into western Arkansas by 6 p.m. and be approaching Central Arkansas including Little Rock between 10 p.m. Lows will be pretty cold, but still above freezing at around 35 degrees on average. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 40. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 48. (more...)
CT gains jobs in December, jobless rate unchanged CT gains jobs in December, jobless rate unchanged
- January 23, 2018

Over the month, the private sector lost 200 jobs; gains occurred in construction, manufacturing, leisure and hospitality, and financial activities. The revisions show only 1,800 jobs went away that month. The professional and business services sector was strong in December, gaining 2,700 positions. The private sector has regained 107,900 of the 111,700 jobs it lost. (more...)
Trump is frustrated with Wilbur Ross on slow pace of trade progress Trump is frustrated with Wilbur Ross on slow pace of trade progress
- January 23, 2018

Your deals are no good. The report is a follow-up to a Sunday story from Axios saying Trump and Ross had sparred and that Ross had regularly fallen asleep in meetings. "Secretary Ross is leading the administration's approach on steel, aluminum, intellectual property and trade", White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement . (more...)
After Kabul attack, United States airstrikes kill 63 Taliban in Paktika After Kabul attack, United States airstrikes kill 63 Taliban in Paktika
- January 23, 2018

Four Afghans and 14 foreigners were reportedly killed at the beginning, but the death toll has risen and continues to rise. The attack ended more then 12 hours after gunmen in army uniforms entered the hotel around 21:00 local time (16:30 GMT) on Saturday. (more...)
Impatient Milwaukee Bucks fire National Basketball Association legend Impatient Milwaukee Bucks fire National Basketball Association legend
- January 23, 2018

ESPN reported that the assistant coach, Joe Prunty , will act as the interim coach, including during Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns in Milwaukee . We thank him for all of his contributions and wish him the best". Horst then released a letter to fans , in which he said the decision to fire Kidd was made with the "unanimous support of ownership". (more...)
Senate Moves to End Government Shutdown Senate Moves to End Government Shutdown
- January 23, 2018

There have been four government shutdowns since 1990. The three-day partial government shutdown on President Donald Trump's first anniversary in office had some marked differences from the last shutdown in 2013, aside from the duration. (more...)
Viral Video of Officer Slamming Black Girl Sparks Outrage Viral Video of Officer Slamming Black Girl Sparks Outrage
- January 23, 2018

The incident in question apparently took place after officers arrived at Helix Charter High School near San Diego in response to a call that a suspended female student had refused to leave the campus. A police officer was recorded slamming a teen to the ground during an arrest. "The community is completely outraged". The teacher allegedly accused her of being on drugs and searched her backpack, where the instructor found pepper spray. (more...)
Senate Democrats Get Little as Shutdown Fight Ends With a Punt
- January 23, 2018

It was not immediately clear how quickly the Senate would hold that vote. Sen. Susan Collins stands with Sen. "I am pleased that Democrats in Congress have come to their senses", Trump said, in a statement read on Monday by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (more...)
Navy's agile new warship slowed by ice Navy's agile new warship slowed by ice
- January 23, 2018

The U.S. Navy's newest warship, the USS Little Rock (LCS-9), was expected to be well on its way to its new home port in sunny Jacksonville, Florida, at this point, but it became trapped in ice in Montreal and it may not budge until spring. (more...)
Chambers of commerce reps meet in Montreal on eve of NAFTA talks Chambers of commerce reps meet in Montreal on eve of NAFTA talks
- January 23, 2018

Canada and Mexico initially said they would not even discuss US demands to set minimum levels of North American content for the auto sector, a clause that would terminate the deal if it is not renegotiated every five years, and to end the so-called Chapter 19 dispute mechanism. (more...)
Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA
- January 23, 2018

Trump's 32-year old senior policy advisor is getting his 15 minutes of infamy, infuriating some Republicans almost as much as Democrats. "As long as Senator Graham chooses to support legislation that sides with people in this country illegally and unlawfully instead of our own American citizens, we are going nowhere". (more...)
Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown
- January 23, 2018

On CBS News' " Face the Nation ", House Speaker Paul Ryan said the lower chamber has agreed to accept a short-term deal that would fund the government through February 8 if the Senate is able to pass such a bill . The longer the shutdown goes on, "it becomes more and more of a logistical challenge", said Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director. (more...)
US Government set to re-open - but for how long? US Government set to re-open - but for how long?
- January 23, 2018

The Senate voted 81-18 to end a filibuster of a spending bill that would fund the government through February 8 and reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years. Susan Collins of ME and Jeff Flake of Arizona. "Democrats are still not willing to go to the mat to allow people in my community to live in our country legally", Democratic Rep. (more...)
Take the cognitive test Trump aced Take the cognitive test Trump aced
- January 23, 2018

President Trump should lose some weight , exercise more and scale back on his beloved Big Macs, but his ideal score on a cognitive test suggests there's "no reason whatsoever" to doubt his mental fitness, his doctor said . Trump's critics have openly questioned his mental health, and an explosive book on his presidency published earlier this month described aides as having doubts about his fitness for office. (more...)
The many firsts in Donald Trump's first year The many firsts in Donald Trump's first year
- January 23, 2018

A Wyoming law requiring ultrasounds to be offered to pregnant women seeking an abortion was that state's first in 30 years, Nash says. Democrats have been seeking a deal to protect the "Dreamers", who have been shielded against deportation by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which Trump halted a year ago. (more...)
The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) Position Lowered by Charter Trust Co
- January 23, 2018

About 36.88 million shares traded or 57.65% up from the average. Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) has risen 5.50% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE: HOG ). Cadence Cap Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.12% in Harley-Davidson, Inc. On 10/25/2017 Matthew S Levatich, CEO, sold 19,447 with an average share price of $48.36 per share and the total transaction amounting to $940,456.92. (more...)
Suspect in Holly Bobo murder enters best-interest plea Suspect in Holly Bobo murder enters best-interest plea
- January 23, 2018

Creed McGinley said he was relieved that both sides reached an agreement as it spared the victim's family from another trial. Adams' brother, Zachary, was convicted this past September of kidnapping, raping and murdering Bobo, who disappeared near her home in rural Parsons, Tenn., in April 2011. (more...)
Trump to Xi: US trade deficit with China 'not sustainable' Trump to Xi: US trade deficit with China 'not sustainable'
- January 23, 2018

Mr Trump and his economic adviser Gary Cohn said China had forced United States companies to transfer their intellectual property to China as a cost of doing business there. "President committed to sustain the United States-led global campaign of maximum pressure to compel North Korea to commit to denuclearization", the statement said. (more...)
Petrol Prices Rise To Rs 80 in Mumbai, Rs 72 In Delhi Petrol Prices Rise To Rs 80 in Mumbai, Rs 72 In Delhi
- January 23, 2018

In Indore, Pradhan rode a bicycle at "Saksham Cyclothon" to send the message of save fuel and environment. "We are trying that petrol, diesel and kerosene should also come under the ambit of GST". Govt continues to squeeze the consumers. "Absolutely anti-consumer", he tweeted. On a related note, the government on Saturday said its 51.11 percent shares in HPCL will be sold to ONGC at a consideration of Rs 36,915 crore. (more...)
Bihar sets record through human chain Bihar sets record through human chain
- January 23, 2018

Nitish released balloons with the slogan "Na Dahej Na Baal Vivah" to mark the commencement of the event at 12 noon. To motivate the public against the social evils of dowry and child marriage, the entire state of Bihar joined hands to form a human chain across all the 38 districts of the state on Sunday, beginning with state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (more...)
Comer Requests His Pay be Withheld during Government Shutdown Comer Requests His Pay be Withheld during Government Shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Members of the minority party have threatened to vote against the bill if they can not also pass a plan this week to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. But if no deal is reached before Monday, hundreds of thousands of federal employees will be furloughed. The most liberal members of Schumer's Democratic caucus, including rumored 2020 presidential contenders Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren, voted against advancing the measure. (more...)
People in path of winter storm urged to prepare for snow People in path of winter storm urged to prepare for snow
- January 23, 2018

The Nebraska Department of Transportation reported a minor traffic accident in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Hershey on Sunday afternoon. Use the 511 app or call 511 to stay up to date on current road conditions. In Lincoln and Omaha, the weather service cautioned people to plan on slippery road conditions, especially during the Monday evening commute. Travel along much of Interstate 80 across Nebraska and I-29 north of Omaha could be risky once the storm strikes. (more...)
Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX Reduces Position in Realty Income Corp (O)
- January 23, 2018

About 1.98M shares traded or 13.25% up from the average. Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) has risen 46.10% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.44% the S&P500. Guggenheim Capital Ltd holds 1.14M shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Inv Wi accumulated 0.22% or 2,018 shares. 27,039 are held by Voya Mgmt Ltd Liability. (more...)
Senate Leaders Reach Deal To Reopen Government Senate Leaders Reach Deal To Reopen Government
- January 23, 2018

Schumer said Democrats would continue negotiating with Republicans on a bill to protect young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" from deportation. "He can't take yes for an answer", Schumer said of Trump. Republicans have appeared increasingly confident that Democrats are bearing the brunt of criticism for the shutdown and that they will ultimately buckle. (more...)
Ban Government Shutdowns? Maybe We Actually Need More of Them
- January 23, 2018

Senate rules impose a threshold of 60 votes to break a filibuster, and Senate Republicans now hold a slim majority of 51 votes, meaning even if they can unite their members, they need nine more votes to end debate. The final continuing resolution bill passed by the same vote. Centrist Democratic Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Doug Jones of Alabama met with Trump later. (more...)
Lady Vols fall to Mississippi State Lady Vols fall to Mississippi State
- January 23, 2018

The Pat Summitt Foundation, which is working to find a cure for Alzheimer's, presented a $500,000 check to the Pat Summitt Clinic at the University of Tennessee Medical Center between the first and second quarters. "We need to get in the gym and practice", Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick said when asked about what she learned about her team during the stretch of games. (more...)
Abbas urges EU members to 'swiftly' recognize Palestinian state Abbas urges EU members to 'swiftly' recognize Palestinian state
- January 23, 2018

He reiterated the U.S.'s commitment to "lasting peace" between Israelis and Palestinians, noting that President Donald Trump's administration won't take a position on any status issues and reaffirming that it will support a two-state solution as long as both sides can agree. (more...)

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