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USA champions 'free and fair trade' as Davos forum awaits Trump's arrival USA champions 'free and fair trade' as Davos forum awaits Trump's arrival
- January 25, 2018

Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin and commerce secretary Wilbur Ross spoke to journalists as the gathering of business leaders, globalists, academics and other elites prepares for the USA president's arrival on Thursday. "Bilateral and multilateral trade agreements and negotiations have come to a kind of standstill", he continued. "As the largest economy in the world it's very important to interact with our counterparts". (more...)
Trump open to letting Dreamers Trump open to letting Dreamers "morph into" citizens
- January 25, 2018

Trump terminated Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in September but gave lawmakers six months to find a legislative solution. "We are going to morph into it", Trump said, describing a citizenship provision in an immigration deal he would back. (more...)
Hawaii is worst state for driving, study finds Hawaii is worst state for driving, study finds
- January 25, 2018

But if you're curious, here's how WalletHub came up with the ranking: They looked at a number of factors that affect the cost of owning, maintaining and using a vehicle, including road quality, auto theft rates, traffic congestion and the number of auto dealerships per capita. (more...)
Anne Hathaway's 'Barbie' postponed to 2020 Anne Hathaway's 'Barbie' postponed to 2020
- January 25, 2018

Deadline reports that the script for Barbie is still being worked on "and that those behind the pic want to get this popular Mattel toy franchise right". Alethea Jones is in line to direct the film, and several scribes, Lindsey Beer, Jenny Bicks, Kim Caramele , Diablo Cody , Bert V. Royal and Hilary Winston, are said to have writing credits. (more...)
How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Bank of America Corporation (BAC)?
- January 25, 2018

Bank of America Corporation (BAC ) has a market cap of $334.43 billion and over the last 12 months, Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has gone stronger by 41.08%. Shares of TWX have sank -8.02% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has dropped -15.99% in that time. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in New Residential Investment Corp. (more...)
Javier Mascherano leaves Barcelona to join Hebei China Fortune Javier Mascherano leaves Barcelona to join Hebei China Fortune
- January 25, 2018

Barcelona says there will be a farewell ceremony on Wednesday with Mascherano , club president Josep Bartomeu and the rest of the squad. Mascherano has won 18 trophies during his 8-year spell in Barcelona and will leave the Camp Nou for a reported € 10 million transfer fee. (more...)
Pearl Jam announces ticket information for The Home Shows Pearl Jam announces ticket information for The Home Shows
- January 25, 2018

Sign up at https://pearljam.tmverifiedfan.com/ and be eligible to purchase tickets during the pre-sale beginning at 10 a.m. February 16. How does Verified Fan work? The night before the presale begins, Ticketmaster will email you that you've been verified and selected to participate in the presale. (more...)
Security plans in place if Western Cape water runs out - Zille Security plans in place if Western Cape water runs out - Zille
- January 25, 2018

On Monday, Neilson warned that the day when taps will dry - dubbed " Day Zero " - had been moved forward to April 12 due to declining dam levels. The number of domestic and worldwide tourists visiting the city reaches more than 5 million every year. (more...)
David Cameron: 'Brexit turned out less badly than we thought' David Cameron: 'Brexit turned out less badly than we thought'
- January 25, 2018

Mr Cameron resigned as prime minister on the morning after the Brexit vote on 23 June 2016, claiming it would not be right for him to "be the captain that steers our country to its next destination". "We can avoid all of this by voting Remain next week", he added. As prime minister, he described a leave vote in the referendum as "the gamble of the century" for the predicted economic impact of leaving the EU. (more...)
Movie Fans Express Outrage Over The Boss Baby's Oscar Nomination On Twitter
- January 25, 2018

Some fans pointed out " The Lego Batman Movie " was snubbed in favor of " The Boss Baby " and " Ferdinand ", a movie about a good-hearted bull who doesn't want to fight. "Why did Boss Baby get nominated over The Lego Batman Movie? " asked one. While it was not universally condemned upon its release, the film has just a 52% score on Rotten Tomatoes, meaning it is classed as rotten and not "fresh" following reviews by both critics and audiences. (more...)
Hawaii wants to find out which phones didn't get false alarm Hawaii wants to find out which phones didn't get false alarm
- January 25, 2018

In a on Saturday, the head of Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency, Vern Miyagi, said the worker "feels bad". Richard Rapoza, the spokesperson for the Agency stated, "Somebody clicked the wrong thing on the computer". A two-step process is in place to send out alerts . Ige said he has taken steps to ensure it won't happen again. Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Operations Chief Victor Gustafson told state lawmakers on Wednesday the Federal Communications Commission doesn't allow tests of ... (more...)
Hafiz Mohammad Saeed approached LHC to avoid his arrest Hafiz Mohammad Saeed approached LHC to avoid his arrest
- January 25, 2018

Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Amin Aminuddin Khan heard Saeed's plea and restrained the government from taking any adverse action against him. Mr Dogar stated that the Punjab government had recently detained the petitioner under the Maintenance of Public Order ordinance for 90 days, but a review board comprising judges of the high court had rejected the government's application for extending Hafiz Saeed's house arrest because it was unable to justify his detention. (more...)
Daesh gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan Daesh gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan
- January 25, 2018

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the militant group's news agency Amaq, though it did not provide immediate evidence for the claim. Amnesty International's chief for South Asia, Biraj Patnaik, expressed solidarity with Save the Children following the attack. "However, we remain fully committed to helping the most deprived children of Afghanistan". (more...)
Pakistan police arrest key suspect in Zainab murder case Pakistan police arrest key suspect in Zainab murder case
- January 25, 2018

Furthermore, according to police, the suspect confessed to carrying out the heinous crime, and a polygraph test was also conducted which came positive, following which the criminal has been shifted to an undisclosed location. On January 5, the girl had gone missing while going to a religious tuition centre near her house in Kasur city, some 50-km from Lahore . In the video obtained by ARY News today, the accused is telling the interrogators that he lured Zainab to come with him by saying ... (more...)
Need to balance national interest, right to privacy: SC on Aadhaar issue Need to balance national interest, right to privacy: SC on Aadhaar issue
- January 25, 2018

With terrorism posing a major threat and the government spending thousands of crores on social welfare measures, there's a need to strike a balance between a citizen's right to privacy and state interest, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday during a hearing on Aadhaar's constitutional validity. (more...)
Binoy Kodiyeri named in Rs 13 cr cheating complaint Binoy Kodiyeri named in Rs 13 cr cheating complaint
- January 25, 2018

The contents of the complaint were flashed by a section of news channels. The company claimed that the accused borrowed an amount of 3,13,200 UAE Dirhams (approximately Rs 53.61 lakh) on collateral security for purchasing an Audi auto, and 45 lakh UAE Dirhams (approximately Rs 7.7 crore) for investing in business ventures in India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal. (more...)
India Will Beat Slowdown Blues - Economy To Grow At 7.4% In 2018! India Will Beat Slowdown Blues - Economy To Grow At 7.4% In 2018!
- January 25, 2018

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of International Monetary Fund ( IMF ). IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and President João Lourenço met today (January 23, 2018) on the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos . India's growth remains unchanged from the October forecast. "India is reclaiming its place as a growth leader after a short slowdown". Collectively, these companies represented a market capitalization of $3.3 trillion. (more...)
Trump reportedly asked acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director who he voted for in 2016 Trump reportedly asked acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director who he voted for in 2016
- January 25, 2018

Because I would ask you, 'who did you vote for?' " Trump said. The Post cited a US official as saying McCabe found Trump's questions "disturbing". "I also think it's a very unimportant question, but I don't remember asking him the question". "I don't think so. No". "I don't think it intends, you know, all of these awful things that people are trying to put forward". (more...)
Encounter ensues between militants, security forces in south Kashmir Encounter ensues between militants, security forces in south Kashmir
- January 25, 2018

He said that as the security forces approached the house, the hiding terrorists opened fire triggering an encounter in which two of the terrorists were neutralised. "Shakir (had) received a bullet wound in his chest and as such succumbed", Dr Javeed was quoted as saying. The injured women have been identified as Sabreena, D/O Hilal Ahmad Bhat, R/O Audoo, Shopian and Sumi Jan, D/O Ghulam Hassan Bhat, R/O Audoo, Shopian . (more...)
Plans to stop NSW rail strike in court Plans to stop NSW rail strike in court
- January 25, 2018

Trains on Thursday and Friday, which is Australia Day, will operate on a Saturday schedule meaning less frequent services for travellers. The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has been negotiating with Sydney trains and the New South Wales Government for almost a fortnight now. (more...)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Position Boosted by Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL
- January 25, 2018

The stock increased 0.36% or $1.593 during the last trading session, reaching $441.143. About 251,662 shares traded. Intuitive Surgical , Inc. ( ISRG ) has risen 39.52% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. 5,130 are owned by Silvercrest Asset Management Group Limited Liability. Prudential Financial reported 90,083 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Intuitive Surgical , Inc (Intuitive) designs, manufactures and markets da Vinci Surgical Systems, and related instruments and accessories. (more...)
Sen. Menendez to be tried on 7 fewer charges in bribery case Sen. Menendez to be tried on 7 fewer charges in bribery case
- January 25, 2018

The decision was not insignificant, according to Joseph Hayden of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, a prominent New Jersey defense attorney. "It's not a knockout, but it's a big gain for the defense". "A rational juror could not find an explicit quid pro quo on the political contribution counts", Judge Walls wrote. Melgen is also alleged to have bribed Menendez with flights on his private jet and a luxurious vacation to Paris. (more...)
Field of Dreams damaged by vandals Field of Dreams damaged by vandals
- January 25, 2018

According to the Dubuque Telegraph Herald , workers discovered the damage on Tuesday morning. "Whoever did it was really able to dig in", Steffen said, adding this wasn't the first time someone has driven onto the field. She believes it will cost thousands of dollars to fix the field and it could take an entire season until the field is back to its normal state. The field now has no security cameras, so it is unable to identify the individuals responsible for the damage. (more...)
Trump weighs path to citizenship for young migrants
- January 25, 2018

Sanders won't say whether that framework will include a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought to the country as children and living here illegally. Late on Tuesday night, the President reiterated on Twitter that he wants money for a border wall as part of any immigration deal. Sanders said the White House framework is based on dozens of conversations Trump and his staff have had with members of both parties and that "it addresses all of the ... (more...)
Tammy Duckworth to be first serving United States senator to give birth Tammy Duckworth to be first serving United States senator to give birth
- January 25, 2018

The 49-year-old US senator from IL announced this week that she's pregnant . A USA senator is set to become the first ever to give birth while serving in office. Duckworth retired from the Illinois Army National Guard as a lieutenant colonel in October 2014. Her journey to motherhood has not been an easy one. (more...)
Sting & Shaggy - 'Don't Make Me Wait' Sting & Shaggy - 'Don't Make Me Wait'
- January 25, 2018

Sting now refers to Shaggy as "the pope of Jamaica", while Shaggy calls Sting "the god", which sounds like the makings of a bromance we can collectively get invested in. After being introduced by shared industry connection Martin Kierszenbaum, who now serves as Sting's manager and once worked as an A&R exec on Shaggy's behalf, the pair hooked up in the studio to collaborate on what was supposed to be a single track - but the resulting song, titled " Don't Make Me Wait ", convinced ... (more...)
State capture inquiry 'just waiting for terms of reference' State capture inquiry 'just waiting for terms of reference'
- January 25, 2018

He said while it would be legitimate for people to be concerned‚ once the terms of reference‚ along with the commission's regulations‚ were in place‚ the commission would be ready to start its work. Zondo said he held the belief that "everyone in government wants these allegations to be investigated". The National Prosecuting Authority has obtained preservation orders against Gupta-linked companies including the failed Vrede dairy farm project in the Free State. (more...)
As government shutdown eases federal workers fear prospect of another As government shutdown eases federal workers fear prospect of another
- January 25, 2018

By unanimous consent, the Senate passed a concurrent resolution as a "correction to the enrollment" of a government funding bill that would pay federal employees. Tony Reardon, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, lauded the effort by lawmakers to provide back pay to furloughed employees. Of course, it's hard to say how long the 2018 government shutdown will continue, so in the end, this shutdown might be longer than the last. (more...)
Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall
- January 25, 2018

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell had urged Democrats to end their blocking tactics, saying: "Every day we spend arguing about keeping the lights on is another day we can not spend negotiating DACA or defence spending or any of our other shared priorities". (more...)
Toys 'R Us plans to close 2 ME stores Toys 'R Us plans to close 2 ME stores
- January 25, 2018

In his letter, Mr. Brandon said the company planned to convert a number of locations into co-branded Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us stores. As the toy store chain looks to exit its bankruptcy during this year, its efforts of reinventing its look will shape the way other retailers aim at changing experiential shopping to fight against the pressure from e-commerce. (more...)

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