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Homes, Schools Evacuated as Texas Grass Fire Spreads Homes, Schools Evacuated as Texas Grass Fire Spreads
- January 23, 2018

The fire department tweeted Monday that it, along with crews from Argyle and other cities, are working the fire near Farm Road 1171 and U.S. Highway 377 . "They were able to contain it". NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell said the gusting winds are not expected to let up until sundown, after which the fire danger will diminish. (more...)
Senate approves funding measure to end government shutdown Senate approves funding measure to end government shutdown
- January 23, 2018

But it wasn't just Republicans using that phrase during the weekend government shutdown. Add Government Shutdown as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Government Shutdown news, video, and analysis from ABC News . "We will make a long-term deal on immigration if, and only if, it's good for our country", the statement concluded. "There's no way Leader McConnell would have done this had we not stood firm", Sen. (more...)
Oppenheimer Boosts Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Price Target to $313.00
- January 23, 2018

Bazaarvoice, Inc. (NASDAQ:BV) has risen 33.82% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.54% the S&P500. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 10.9% during the third quarter. (more...)
Trump's First-Year Job Approval Worst by 10 Points Trump's First-Year Job Approval Worst by 10 Points
- January 23, 2018

It is also a full four points less than the previous low during the a year ago of former President George W. Bush's time in office. The economy is however helping Trump's approval ratings from dropping even lower with 59 percent saying the economy is in good shape which is the highest approval in 17 years. (more...)
Democrats have 'come to their senses' on shutdown Democrats have 'come to their senses' on shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Unfortunately, propositions such as the Graham-Durbin bill are expected to falter due to their inability to appeal to the majority of Senate Democrats or House Republicans. "While this procedure will not satisfy everyone on both sides, it is a path forward". The Republican President took a new swipe at Democrats as he celebrated. (more...)
Eight-year-old stabbing victim named by police Eight-year-old stabbing victim named by police
- January 23, 2018

He is expected to undergo surgery in hospital and police said he would be questioned in due course. He was arrested after what West Midlands Police said was a "domestic incident". 'We have scarcely dozed and are simply endeavoring to comprehend and process what has happened. The insane mother of the kid, depicted as a "holy messenger", was seen by neighbors outside the house saying: 'They wounded my infant'. (more...)
People Evacuated, Stations Closed after Gas Leak in Central London People Evacuated, Stations Closed after Gas Leak in Central London
- January 23, 2018

The emergency prompted police to evacuate 1,450 people from hotels and the Heaven nightclub. Earlier, London police reported that in connection with a gas leak on Strand Street, authorities had evacuated some of the commercial organizations and hotels in the Westminster area "as a precaution". (more...)
Macron hosts CEOs in pre-Davos charmfest Macron hosts CEOs in pre-Davos charmfest
- January 23, 2018

The move is part of efforts to increase its number of staff in Paris by 50 percent, with plans to add 360 staff to its 700-person-strong office by the end of 2019 at the latest. The meeting, on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos and under the slogan "Choose France ", was meant to promote France as an investment destination and explain the president's pro-business reforms. (more...)
Kasur murder case: Prime suspect arrested was Zainab's neighbour Kasur murder case: Prime suspect arrested was Zainab's neighbour
- January 23, 2018

Malik Ahmed Khan, a spokesperson for the Punjab government, told DawnNews that the suspect had been arrested from Pakpattan. This morning, local reports said furious residents had surrounded his house. The accused, according to police, has confessed to the heinous crime and looks very similar to the person who can be seen in a CCTV footage. Earlier in January, the police also claimed to have arrested the main suspect, identified as Umar Farooq, from Bhatta Chowk, an area of Lahore . (more...)
Pence Says US Must Play 'Preeminent' Role as Peace Broker
- January 23, 2018

When President Trump last month appeared before cameras and announced the US was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and beginning to prepare for a new embassy in the city, Pence stood behind Trump - in more ways than one. Abbas said he was committed to negotiations, but he has sought an internationally led process. "You are a true friend of Zion! " read large posters hung in Jerusalem for Pence's visit by the Friends of Zion, a USA evangelical Christian organization in the city. (more...)
Supreme Court says litigation belongs in district court Supreme Court says litigation belongs in district court
- January 23, 2018

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who lead a coalition of 12 states that obtained the first preliminary injunction against the "Waters of the U.S. At issue is the Obama-era Clean Water Rule, which aimed to clarify which wetlands and streams receive automatic protection under the water law. Justices rebuffed arguments by the administration that a federal appeals court should instead hear the litigation. (more...)
Pakistan Court orders NAB to present more witnesses against Nawaz Sharif Pakistan Court orders NAB to present more witnesses against Nawaz Sharif
- January 23, 2018

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday filed the supplementary reference after obtaining additional evidence under the mutual legal assistance (MLA). The anti-graft body was given six weeks, from the date of the apex court's order, to file the reference in an accountability court while the accountability court was granted six months to wrap up the proceedings. (more...)
Powerful Alaska quake prompts tsunami warning Powerful Alaska quake prompts tsunami warning
- January 23, 2018

The alert has warned people in low-lying areas to move to higher ground. If tsunami waves impact the state, the estimated earliest arrival is 4:26 a.m. " The first wave may not be the largest ". A map from the tsunami warning system, posted on Twitter , showed the travel times for any potential waves. (more...)
Supreme Court agrees to hear frog habitat case Supreme Court agrees to hear frog habitat case
- January 23, 2018

The justices agreed Monday to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a federal agency's designation of the 1,500-acre tract owned by the Weyerhaeuser Co. "Absent this court's intervention, the Service's vast expansion of its power through this misreading of the statute will impose massive costs on landowners", Weyerhaeuser Co. (more...)
US Needs To Pay Attention To 'Treasured' Relationship With Britain - Tillerson US Needs To Pay Attention To 'Treasured' Relationship With Britain - Tillerson
- January 23, 2018

The initiative, he added, was being led by the State Department. In a speech to the Knesset, US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday called for the Palestinians to "return to the table", saying "Peace can only come through dialogue". official said that Tillerson will be discussing the U.S. military presence in Poland, which has hosted U.S. and other allied troops following Russia's 2014 seizure of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and its backing of armed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (more...)
Snow, Celebrities, Heads Of State Blanket Davos As World Economic Forum Starts Snow, Celebrities, Heads Of State Blanket Davos As World Economic Forum Starts
- January 23, 2018

It noted how President Trump "delivered on some of his unilateralist campaign pledges" by pulling the United States out of the Paris climate accord and a trans-Pacific trade pact. Among this year's subjects: cyberattacks, sustainable growth, migration, climate change, nuclear deterrence, social networks and crises ranging from North Korea's nuclear program to Venezuela's economic meltdown. (more...)
Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train' Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train'
- January 23, 2018

He was formally released last October after serving his sentence for a "traffic offence", but - according to his daughter Angela Gui - he was living in a "police-managed" flat under their surveillance in the eastern city of Ningbo. His whereabouts since then have remained unclear, Reuters reported. His daughter said she did not have details of what happened, and did not know whether he or the diplomats resisted. (more...)
KP student kills college principal for 'blasphemy' KP student kills college principal for 'blasphemy'
- January 23, 2018

The reason for the scolding was not disclosed. Meanwhile, the accused, Faheem Shah, in his initial statement after the arrest, told the police that he was repeatedly told not to hesitate or fear in killing on the path of Allah. The protest, which brought the federal capital to a virtual standstill for weeks in November past year, ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators that injured over 200. (more...)
Banco Santander (SAN) PT Set at €6.60 by Deutsche Bank
- January 23, 2018

Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN ) now has a Weekly Volatility of 0.85% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 0.86% percent. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0/share and a low EPS of $0/share. (more...)
President Kovind offers tribute to Netaji on 121st his b'day President Kovind offers tribute to Netaji on 121st his b'day
- January 23, 2018

Irrespective of the hardcore patriot he was, Netaji Bose is often seen in the bad light due to his close ties with fascist forces. It was on this day in 1897, Netaji was born in Cuttack , while Surendra Sai was born at khinda village in Sambalpur on 23 January 1809. (more...)
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits London embassy after Trump snub US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits London embassy after Trump snub
- January 23, 2018

Boris Johnson wrote in The Sunday Telegraph newspaper that Trump should be welcomed to Britain because the country's ties with the United States are vital for security and provide the UK's "single most extraordinary economic relationship". (more...)
U.S. senate votes to reopen government for two weeks U.S. senate votes to reopen government for two weeks
- January 23, 2018

Democrats were using his zigzagging stance in immigration talks - first encouraging deals , then rejecting them - to underscore his first, chaotic year in office. "The Dems just want illegal immigrants to pour into our nation unchecked", Trump said in his tweet . One of the senators who voted against it, Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, said he is opposed to short-term fiscal bills and called the blame game "ridiculous on both sides". (more...)
Flu Deaths Statewide At 79 As of Jan. 13 Flu Deaths Statewide At 79 As of Jan. 13
- January 23, 2018

Thirty-two states reported high patient traffic due to high fever, cough and other flu symptoms last week , up from 26 the previous week. In California, one of the states with the highest number of cases, some hospitals are treating patients in "surge tents", medically equipped tents that hospitals use during natural disasters. (more...)
Trump is fit for duty, but should lose weight: White House doctor Trump is fit for duty, but should lose weight: White House doctor
- January 23, 2018

Before he spoke, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a letter from former longtime White House physician Richard J. Tubb, who trained Jackson and vouched for his integrity. Petersen said he could not comment specifically on the president's cognitive health. "I've never known him to repeat himself when he's around me". A BMI of 30 and over is considered obese. (more...)
1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's capital, no tsunami warning issued 1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's capital, no tsunami warning issued
- January 23, 2018

Metro TV showed patients being evacuated from a hospital. It shook some buildings in the capital Jakarta, about 100 km (62 miles) from the location of the quake. Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. "I live in South Jakarta, my friends in East Jakarta also felt that quake", a third person reported. (more...)
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) Director Sells $530497.29 in Stock
- January 23, 2018

It has outperformed by 6.64% the S&P500. Constantinos J. Christofilis increased its stake in Vasco Data Sec Intl Inc (VDSI) by 109.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ameriprise invested in 24,227 shares. Private Capital Management Llc owns 913,193 shares or 1.68% of their U.S. portfolio. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $0.09 earnings per share. (more...)
Suspect identified in shooting of boy, 3, near Los Angeles Suspect identified in shooting of boy, 3, near Los Angeles
- January 23, 2018

Detectives were negotiating with the suspect's family and his attorney to facilitate his surrender, Deputy Wally Bracks said. The shooting occurred at 7:44 p.m. Authorities were spread across two crimes scenes as they searched for the person who shot and killed a 3-year-old in Compton on Saturday evening. The child's parents drove to a parking lot in nearby Carson, where deputies found the baby. (more...)
FIA stops Rao Anwar from leaving country; suspended official denies reports FIA stops Rao Anwar from leaving country; suspended official denies reports
- January 23, 2018

Rao Anwar is barred from leaving the country as his name has been placed in Exit Control List (ECL) following the alleged encounter of Naqeebullah Mehsud in Karachi. These claims have caused a social media uproar. Inspector General Sindh AD Khawaja transferred Anwar, adding that further action against him will be taken after the completion of the inquiry. (more...)
Democrats to vote to temporarily end United States government shutdown, says Chuck Schumer Democrats to vote to temporarily end United States government shutdown, says Chuck Schumer
- January 23, 2018

It looks like the shutdown could stretch well into the week . The political stakes have intensified now that the shutdown has entered the work week and hundreds of thousands of federal workers have been forced off the job. The main sticking point appears to be the length of a funding bill, which would allow the two sides to work out differences on a broader funding deal and possible DACA solution. (more...)
FBI Agents Arrest Man For Threaten Ambush of CNN Employees FBI Agents Arrest Man For Threaten Ambush of CNN Employees
- January 23, 2018

The report said the man called CNN again and warned, "I'm smarter than you". He was arrested after an FBI investigation, the station says. He allegedly called back three minutes later and said CNN employees should kill themselves. He also claimed to "have a team of people " and promised to "fucking gun every single last one of you". Investigators traced the calls and later arrested Greisemer. (more...)

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