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Theresa May: Investors should pressure tech industry over 'social impact' Theresa May: Investors should pressure tech industry over 'social impact'
- January 25, 2018

The Prime Minister will use her speech at the World Economic Forum to demand social media giants crack down on illegal and harmful content or face a backlash from government and investors. "And we need to see more co-operation from smaller platforms like this". 'These companies simply can not stand by while their platforms are used to facilitate child abuse, modern slavery or the spreading of terrorist and extremist content'. (more...)
Michigan State president resigns following Nassar molestation scandal Michigan State president resigns following Nassar molestation scandal
- January 25, 2018

Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina reads a portion of a letter from Larry Nassar during his sentencing hearing Wed., Jan. 24, 2018. In determining Nassar's sentence , Denhollander asked Aquilina to consider: "How much is a little girl worth?" " You are pathetic to think that anyone would have any sympathy for you ", Raisman said. (more...)
IPL auction will be a distraction at the Wanderers, admits Faf IPL auction will be a distraction at the Wanderers, admits Faf
- January 25, 2018

Leading into the Australia series we want to go into it with that momentum we have been gathering over the last two games. Captain, Faf du Plessis , says they will be keeping their "options open" - including the possibility of an all-pace attack - as the Proteas look to seal a 3-0 series victory. (more...)
Activists demand public apology from Pakistan's Chief Justice over 'skirt' remark Activists demand public apology from Pakistan's Chief Justice over 'skirt' remark
- January 25, 2018

The Chief Justice said, "I did not mean to to hurt anyone's feelings", adding the quote he mentioned in that earlier speech belonged to former British prime minister Winston Churchill. "Given the global conversation today about the impact of discrimination on women's lives, ranging from casual sexism in the workplace to sexual assault, the statement is particularly tone-deaf, tasteless, and unbecoming of the chief justice of any country", the WLA statement said. (more...)
Kristen Bell Opens SAG Awards By Calling Out Melania Trump Kristen Bell Opens SAG Awards By Calling Out Melania Trump
- January 25, 2018

She did not mention Melania Trump by name, but it was a clear dig at the first lady, who said that combating cyberbullying would be her key focus during her time in the White House. Melania is, in essence, leading a campaign against her own husband. "I am pleased that Democrats in Congress have come to their senses and are now willing to fund our great military, border patrol, first responders and insurance for vulnerable children", Trump said in a statement that was read from the ... (more...)
President Widodo in Colombo on two-day visit President Widodo in Colombo on two-day visit
- January 25, 2018

Widodo was to be accorded a ceremonial welcome with guard of honour and 21-gun salute at the Presidential Secretariat, Xinhua news agency reported. Swiss President Alain Berset will be visiting Bangladesh from February 4-7 while Indonesian President Joko Widodo from January 27-28, an official at the Foreign Ministry told UNB. (more...)
South Africa's new political certainty boosting rand: central bank governor South Africa's new political certainty boosting rand: central bank governor
- January 25, 2018

South African businesses have urged Ramaphosa and the ANC's newly elected leaders to quickly introduce reforms that would restore investor confidence and reverse the economy's decline. Ramaphosa will hold an worldwide press conference at the WEF Media Village and conducting high-level interviews with global television networks as part of "building confidence in South Africa" among stakeholders not present at the forum. (more...)
Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Sold by JFS Wealth Advisors LLC Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Sold by JFS Wealth Advisors LLC
- January 25, 2018

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $334.69. It also reduced Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) stake by 27,256 shares and now owns 441,604 shares. Thornburg Inv Mgmt Inc invested 0.37% of its portfolio in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). Peoples Finance Svcs invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). (more...)
Victoria man dies after serious injury at Richmond trampoline park Victoria man dies after serious injury at Richmond trampoline park
- January 25, 2018

His sister Adrienne confirmed his death on Facebook, posting a photo of Greenwood and one of his girls. Police say the man's fall led to serious injuries and cardiac arrest. "At this time, our focus and concern is with the family", Dremeneau added. Trampoline parks have experienced popularity in recent years as an indoor alternative for kids and adults alike on rainy days, and are promoted as an alternative form of exercise. (more...)
Britain's FTSE dips as jobs data boosts sterling Britain's FTSE dips as jobs data boosts sterling
- January 25, 2018

Market analysts said the labour data had helped the pound, although dollar weakness and broader positive sentiment for sterling were behind most of Wednesday's gains. "But it's not good enough to suggest wage developments are putting upside pressure on inflation ", said Manuel Oliveri, an FX strategist at Credit Agricole. (more...)
Open to path to citizenship for some undocumented immigrants Open to path to citizenship for some undocumented immigrants
- January 25, 2018

During Wednesday's press briefing, the White House announced it will introduce new legislative framework for an immigration deal Monday. "I took our thing off - they took their thing off the table, I took our thing, we're starting over". The failure to reach an immigration deal earlier this month was the driving force behind the recent, brief federal government shutdown. Congress agreed to extend funding to February 8, but Republicans promised to allow debate on the future of the young ... (more...)
Jeff Sessions questioned in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe Jeff Sessions questioned in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe
- January 25, 2018

As revelations that federal investigators questioned Sessions, Comey and plan to talk to Trump, two top Democrat lawmakers warned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that Russian-linked social media accounts are actively working to undermine the ongoing investigation into the country's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election. (more...)
Serena Williams to make competitive return to tennis at Fed Cup Serena Williams to make competitive return to tennis at Fed Cup
- January 25, 2018

Having won the 2017 open when she was a few weeks pregnant with Olympia, Williams noted that "the memory of last year's Open is one that I will carry with [her]", and that she looks forward to coming back to compete again in the future. The hosts will face the Netherlands on an indoor hard court, with CoCo Vandeweghe also part of the team. The remaining spots in the draws will be filled by the winners of the Qualifying Tournament (March 5-7) and the Oracle Challenger Series, as well as ... (more...)
Trump to seek $33b for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship Trump to seek $33b for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship
- January 25, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., seen here during a ceremony at the Capitol on January 17, 2018, will lead negotiations that will decide the fate of undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children, known as DREAMers. (more...)
BMW 8 Series Testing: Official Pics BMW 8 Series Testing: Official Pics
- January 25, 2018

It's been a long time since there was a BMW 8-Series, but that all changed when BMW revealed the Concept 8 Series at 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in Italy. The BMW 8-Series is due to launch this year, but BMW has now released the first teaser image on Facebook, suggesting the production version of the new 8-Series Coupe may be about to be revealed. (more...)
Trump says willing to be interviewed by Russian Federation inquiry' s special counsel Trump says willing to be interviewed by Russian Federation inquiry' s special counsel
- January 25, 2018

The full scope of Mueller's investigation, which involves hundreds of thousands of documents and dozens of witness interviews, is unknown. Mueller also asked the officials if Trump tried to shut down intelligence investigations into Russian election meddling and into contacts between Russian officials connected with President Vladimir Putin's government and associates of Trump or his campaign, the sources said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Dazi Usa: Pechino e Seul affilano le armi contro Trump Dazi Usa: Pechino e Seul affilano le armi contro Trump
- January 25, 2018

La decisione degli Stati Uniti, sostiene il capo dell'Ufficio per le indagini e i rimedi commerciali del ministero del Commercio di Pechino, Wang Hejun , "e' un abuso di ricorsi ai rimedi commerciali e la Cina esprime forte insoddisfazione" a riguardo. (more...)
Freeman to call grand jury in Damond shooting Freeman to call grand jury in Damond shooting
- January 25, 2018

Freeman previously had said he planned to make the decision himself whether or not to charge Officer Mohamed Noor with Damond's shooting death. "I and the family are happy that the Hennepin County Attorney is using every means at their disposal to get people to cooperate in this investigation and suffer the penalties of perjury if they lie to the grand jury", the Damond family's lawyer, Bob Bennett, told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. (more...)
Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Dips Under Moving Averages Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Dips Under Moving Averages
- January 25, 2018

As a company's earnings per share being to rise, so does their market value per share. Shares of Duke Energy ( NYSE DUK ) traded up $0.76 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $77.71. Ubs Asset Americas Inc reported 3.07 million shares. Moreover, Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj has 1.11% invested in Visa Inc. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -9.48 percent and -0.49 percent respectively. (more...)
IN vs IL basketball IN vs IL basketball
- January 25, 2018

With just over six minutes left in the period, he reeled off 13 straight points. And the turnovers, which IU did a decent job managing in the first half, reared their ugly head in the second half. Indiana's downfall came at the free throw line where it made just 16 of 29. "Once we created a little space, we were able to drive it", Underwood said. (more...)
Trump, White House to unveil DACA, immigration plan, says 'Dreamers' shouldn't worry Trump, White House to unveil DACA, immigration plan, says 'Dreamers' shouldn't worry
- January 25, 2018

In exchange, he said he wanted to offer the Dreamers protection from deportation and an "incentive" of citizenship, perhaps in 10 to 12 years. The broad framework is that, in exchange for a permanent fix for DACA, the president wants funding for the border wall he touted frequently during the campaign, along with an end to what he calls chain migration - or legal immigrants bringing other family members to the US - and an end to the visa lottery system. (more...)
Focusing the Lens on Iron Mountain Inc (IRM) Shares
- January 25, 2018

Another trade for 10,301 shares valued at $445,425 was made by Quinn John S on Friday, January 12. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $36.2. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM ). Zeke Capital Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT during the third quarter worth about $215,000. (more...)
US Attorney General Sessions questioned in Russian Federation investigation
- January 25, 2018

Sessions' attorney, Chuck Cooper, who reportedly accompanied the attorney general to the interview , said he had comment on the matter. That includes the firing of FBI Director James Comey and discussions preceding the ouster of White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . (more...)
Italy train crash: Two killed as commuter service derails near Milan Italy train crash: Two killed as commuter service derails near Milan
- January 25, 2018

Carabinieri police confirmed at least two people were killed, 10 were seriously injured and dozens more slightly injured. Rescue workers were pictured climbing through the mangled wreckage to reach those trapped inside. Rescue crews climbed through them, helping the passengers to escape. BBC also reported that the Trenord train was heading to Milan from Cremona, in northern Italy . (more...)
NBA All-Star Game: Lauri Markkanen, Kris Dunn named to Rising Stars game
- January 25, 2018

Add the Rising Stars Challenge to the list of positives they've produced for the hometown fans. What a year it has been for Kris as he has been playing on another level. The 2018 Rising Stars game will be Friday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. CT at the Staples Center. Winning this game and outplaying your teammate could bag you some bragging rights in the locker room for the rest of the season. (more...)
Forney High School boys soccer team investigated for alleged hazing Forney High School boys soccer team investigated for alleged hazing
- January 25, 2018

He could not provide further information. It wasn't clear when Hill-Olson saw the behavior. They hope to share their findings later in the week, she said. Earlier last week, the HCSO school resource officer and administrators at Hixson High School learned of the incident after someone brought it to the attention of a faculty member. (more...)
How Kenyans reacted to Uhuru Park's closure How Kenyans reacted to Uhuru Park's closure
- January 25, 2018

Kenyans have shared varied reactions on social media to Nairobi County Government's announcement of the indefinitely closure of Uhuru Park grounds on Wednesday. Speaking to KTN's Akisa Wandera, Mr. Magaya linked the closure of the park to pressure from the Jubilee administration. Raila Odinga Junior, son to opposition leader Raila Odinga, was among Kenyans who reacted after the closure of Uhuru Park grounds in Nairobi. (more...)
Senate Won't Vote Until Noon Monday To End Shutdown
- January 25, 2018

The former Democratic presidential candidate said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the reality is that it takes 60 votes in the Senate to get anything done. "This is ridiculous, open the government back up and then we'll get back to negotiations", Ryan said on CBS. But Mulvaney and Short deflected questions about whether Trump and Republicans should share some of the blame if the government shuts down, given Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress. (more...)
Man was killed by his 8ft pet python, inquest finds Man was killed by his 8ft pet python, inquest finds
- January 25, 2018

As an informed snake owner with 16 years of experience in handling the reptiles, Brandon would have also known how to remove Tiny if her squeeze became a little too enthusiastic. He said there were no visible scratches on the snake to indicate it wrapped itself around Mr Brandon. "I have to accept that Tiny is instrumental in Dan's death", Cooper said. (more...)
Trump Wants to Go 'Nuclear' - On Senate Votes Trump Wants to Go 'Nuclear' - On Senate Votes
- January 25, 2018

A United States government shutdown will enter its third day on January 22 as Senate negotiators failed to reach a deal late on Sunday on Democrats' demand for legislation protecting " Dreamers ", young people brought to the country illegally as children. (more...)

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