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President Trump Prepares for His First State of the Union Address President Trump Prepares for His First State of the Union Address
- January 30, 2018

Trump's aides and allies now point to North Korea's recent decision to engage in talks with South Korea and participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics as evidence that the President's "strategic rhetoric" is effective. He is also likely to highlight strong economic growth in the United States and talk about the benefits of a tax overhaul approved by the Republican-controlled Congress in December that was his first major legislative victory. (more...)
Travis Walton issues statement, denies all allegations from OTL report Travis Walton issues statement, denies all allegations from OTL report
- January 30, 2018

Walton said he apologizes for the negativity he's brought to MSU, the Los Angeles Clippers and his family and friends. In February 2010, Walton was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery, according to court records. The report detailed two incidents involving Walton. The latest being Michigan State legend Magic Johnson. Upon graduation, he continued his basketball playing career in Europe. (more...)
Israeli Embassy in Jordan to Begin Resuming Operations Israeli Embassy in Jordan to Begin Resuming Operations
- January 30, 2018

The embassy had been closed since July, when an Israeli guard, Ziv Moyal, shot dead two Jordanians, Mohammed Jawawdeh and Bashar Hamarneh. A Jordanian government spokesperson said earlier this month that he had received from Israel an "official memorandum" apologizing for the deaths of the two Jordanians, as well as for the killing of a Jordanian judge in a separate incident at a border crossing between the two countries in 2014. (more...)
Woman jailed for smuggling drugs into Egypt has pardon withdrawn Woman jailed for smuggling drugs into Egypt has pardon withdrawn
- January 30, 2018

But the British Embassy in Cairo yesterday informed her mum Roberta, 63, there had been a "mistake". Her lawyer Mohamed Osman added that it could take it up to six months for an appeal to be heard. Laura Plummer was sentenced to three years in prison after trying to enter Egypt with almost 300 banned painkiller pills. He has another wife and children in his home town of Beni Suef but has always insisted he sees Miss Plummer as his wife. (more...)
Watch State of the Union 2018 online Watch State of the Union 2018 online
- January 30, 2018

Trump's also expected to tout the economic accomplishments of his administration, including the GOP tax cuts . Instead, they say, it will be "optimistic", though officials caution that the ultimate delivery of the speech - and whether it follows the script that will scroll through the teleprompter - is ultimately up to Trump. (more...)
Shares in Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Acquired by HighVista Strategies LLC
- January 30, 2018

Antipodean Advisors Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $329.09B market cap company. Morgan Stanley restated an "overweight" rating and issued a $30.00 target price (up from $28.00) on shares of Bank of America in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. (more...)
Manchester City buys Jack Harrison from NYCFC, loans to Middlesbrough Manchester City buys Jack Harrison from NYCFC, loans to Middlesbrough
- January 30, 2018

City held the upper hand in the dealings due to their tie-ins with the NY club, despite the 21-year-old's progress through United and Liverpool as a youngster. That move allowed NYCFC to remove Diskerud's contract from its salary cap in 2018, while effectively transfering the loss to Manchester City's books. (more...)
Casino Mogul And RNC Leader Steve Wynn Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Casino Mogul And RNC Leader Steve Wynn Accused Of Sexual Misconduct
- January 30, 2018

Wynn, who served as RNC finance chair before resigning this weekend, has donated roughly $450,000 to the committee, Federal Election Commission records showed. The Democratic National Committee itself returned a fraction of the more than $300,000 it had received from Weinstein over the years. McDaniel, however, told Fox that this situation was different because Weinstein had admitted to behaving inappropriately at times, while Wynn has admitted to nothing. (more...)
Finger injury rules de Villiers out of first three ODI's Finger injury rules de Villiers out of first three ODI's
- January 30, 2018

De Villiers, who was the leading run-scorer in the 3 Tests against India , will be out of action with a bruised finger. I give the same effort in all the formats that I play, but sometimes it comes and sometimes it doesn't. It has been a while since we played a six-match series. According to Cricket South Africa website , De Villiers sustained the injury to his right index finger during the third Test match against India and will require up to two weeks to make a full recovery. (more...)
Short Interest in Southwestern Energy (SWN) Increases By 10.4%
- January 30, 2018

About 43.65M shares traded or 100.01% up from the average. (NYSE:IPG) shares price declined -0.68% during latest trading session. It has underperformed by 57.70% the S&P500. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 0.23 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. During previous trade 43.55 Million shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) exchanged hands whereas on average nearly 21.55 Million shares has been traded. (more...)
EPA chief in 2016 called Trump a threat to US Constitution EPA chief in 2016 called Trump a threat to US Constitution
- January 30, 2018

The recording of the interview was released on Tuesday by the liberal group Documented , which tracks corporate influence in politics, just as Pruitt appeared before his first Senate hearing since becoming confirmed a year ago as the top USA environmental official. (more...)
Day Zero pushed back to April 16 Day Zero pushed back to April 16
- January 30, 2018

Cape Town's impending Day Zero has been pushed back by four days to April 16, as efforts to "defeat Day Zero " ramp up. Based on current projections, " Day Zero " is forecast for April 12 , according to officials. "When you start talking " Day Zero " to an global audience, you get quite a different reaction", he said. People queuing to collect water from a natural spring in the suburb of St James. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Says Detainees Handed Over More Than $100 Billion Saudi Arabia Says Detainees Handed Over More Than $100 Billion
- January 30, 2018

Both men insisted they were innocent, but Saudi official sources said they had agreed to financial settlements after admitting unspecified "violations". He added the total number of individuals summoned for questioning reached 381, while 65 remained in custody as part of a nationwide "anti-corruption purge". (more...)
Belarusian Catholic Bishops to meet with Pope Francis soon Belarusian Catholic Bishops to meet with Pope Francis soon
- January 30, 2018

But Zen wrote that when he raised the cases with Francis during a January 14 private audience, the pope said he had told his aides "not to create another Mindszenty case" with regards to the Chinese bishops. In addition, the Vatican asked the legitimate bishop of Mindong, Monsignor Joseph Guo Xijin, to accept a demotion to become an auxiliary bishop to Bishop Vincent Zhan Silu, who isn't recognized by the Vatican, the agency said. (more...)
Where's your passport!? Elephant illegally crosses the border Where's your passport!? Elephant illegally crosses the border
- January 30, 2018

The wild animal surprised Chinese border officials as it nonchalantly walked right past their roadblock. But the animal managed to find its own way home two hours later, dodging the border railing in the process. "The elephant has returned to the [Chinese] forest safe and sound", according to South China Morning Post . It just goes to show that you can put up all the warning signs you want, the elephants don't give a single heck about your damn rules. (more...)
Chris Christie hired as a contributor to ABC Chris Christie hired as a contributor to ABC
- January 30, 2018

In response to the question of what Trump has to fear about the special counsel, Christie also said Mueller isn't the kind of man one should play games with. Murphy has said that Christie's decision to withdraw from the RGGI allowed New Jersey fall behind on reducing greenhouse emissions and lessening the impact of global climate change. (more...)
Republicans vote to release memo attacking Federal Bureau of Investigation over 2016 election
- January 30, 2018

Republicans said they are confident the release won't harm national security. The decision whether to declassify the memo will be made by President Trump. Committee Republicans called the motion for a DOJ briefing a delay tactic. And we've learned enough about the misdeeds of people like Peter Strzok and Lisa Page to reach the reasonable conclusion that everything was not by the book or motivated by facts and facts alone. (more...)
UK's mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful UK's mass digital surveillance regime ruled unlawful
- January 30, 2018

Did not restrict access to this data, in the context of the investigation and prosecution of crime, to the goal of fighting serious crime . The court's judgement (Google Drive download) also found the law allowed police and public bodies to authorise their own access to data collected about people in the United Kingdom, without oversight. (more...)
Texas Governor Orders Investigation Into Karolyi Ranch Texas Governor Orders Investigation Into Karolyi Ranch
- January 30, 2018

The Walker County Sheriff's Office will work with the Texas Rangers in the investigation. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison last week. The AP reports USA Gymnastics announced shortly after Biles' critique it was ending its long relationship with the Karolyi Ranch. Biles, who has returned to training after winning five medals at the 2016 Olympics, said in a statement released Monday that "it is impossibly difficult" to attend team camps at the ranch. (more...)
Alexander Skarsgård and Paul Rudd are future foes in Mute trailer Alexander Skarsgård and Paul Rudd are future foes in Mute trailer
- January 30, 2018

Sam Rockwell has a role in the movie as well, however, he isn't seen in the flick's first trailer. Jones executed this endeavor to great success in his feature debut, 2009's Moon , and his sophomore outing, 2011's Source Code , and seems to be going for the gold once again in his latest venture: Mute , whose first trailer shows off a Blade Runner-esque backdrop safeguarding an intensely personal premise. (more...)
Capitec responds to Viceroy Research allegations Capitec responds to Viceroy Research allegations
- January 30, 2018

The bank meets all prudential requirements", said the Sarb. South Africa simply can not afford another imploding bank in the current economic conditions and an investigation into the situation at Capitec must be launched immediately in order to avoid another African Bank debacle, says adv Anton Alberts, chairperson of the FF Plus. (more...)
Slight chance of early snow for your Tuesday Slight chance of early snow for your Tuesday
- January 30, 2018

Another dry cold front swings through bringing in a reinforcing shot of cold air that will only hold highs to around 50 under sunny skies for your Tuesday . Tonight winds will stay breezy, gusts continuing, if not increasing, towards 35 miles per hour. SUNDAY: Chance for more snow? Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. (more...)
Miami police handcuff 7-year-old boy for allegedly attacking teacher Miami police handcuff 7-year-old boy for allegedly attacking teacher
- January 30, 2018

A seven-year-old boy was arrested on school grounds Friday after he allegedly attacked his teacher, police said. "A 7-year-old child shouldn't have to live a situation like this". Previously the boy was accused of kicking a different teacher past year, but it was resolved within the school without the need to be taken away by the officers. (more...)
Saudi authorities net $106 billion in corruption settlements Saudi authorities net $106 billion in corruption settlements
- January 30, 2018

His statement didn't disclose further details on the types of businesses or real estate that was acquired. Mojeb said he has also made a decision to "keep in custody those individuals - 56 in total - where the attorney general has refused to settle with them due to other pending criminal cases". (more...)
House Republicans Vote to Release Secret FBI Memo
- January 30, 2018

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) announced on Monday that the majority in the House Intelligence Committee voted to release a controversial memo from Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), but it voted against releasing a Democratic countermemo. (more...)
Saudi Attorney General: Anti-Corruption Settlements Stand at More than SAR400 Billion Saudi Attorney General: Anti-Corruption Settlements Stand at More than SAR400 Billion
- January 30, 2018

There is also concern that royal family members stung by the sweep and businessmen forced to handover significant financial assets or control of their companies could try and seek some form of retaliation. Another high-profile detainee, former National Guard chief Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, was released recently following a "settlement" with the authorities which reportedly exceeded $1 billion. (more...)
FCC: Employee who sent false alert in Hawaii wasn't aware of drill FCC: Employee who sent false alert in Hawaii wasn't aware of drill
- January 30, 2018

An officer in the emergency operation center mistakenly selected an incorrect template to send the message to the public instead of the correct template that would've been sent internally, according to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. (more...)
Huge crowds, excitement, energy in Meghalaya: Rahul Gandhi Huge crowds, excitement, energy in Meghalaya: Rahul Gandhi
- January 30, 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the BJP-led NDA government for offering money to churches in Congress-ruled Meghalaya ahead of the assembly elections. Sangma on a date to be re-scheduled for campaign. Pala said that the Congress President will visit Meghalaya three times during this election. Rahul on three day visit to the state to address Schedule Tribe's rally at Hosapete on February 10 with Congress veteran Mallikarjuna Kharge and CM Siddaramaiah and hold student's ... (more...)
Palmer scores 28, Nebraska rallies past Wisconsin 74-63 Palmer scores 28, Nebraska rallies past Wisconsin 74-63
- January 30, 2018

Happ led Wisconsin (10-13, 3-7) with 25 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and four blocks. But Ethan Happ scored the final three points of the half, including a layup just before the buzzer, to give the Badgers a 32-30 halftime advantage. With the defense limiting the Badgers' offense, a 3-pointer from Thomas Allen sparked a 7-0 Nebraska spurt that tied the game at 28-28. Four Huskers had at least five points in the first half, led by seven points apiece from Palmer and Copeland. (more...)
Police shoot, kill man chasing landlord with knife; surveillance video released Police shoot, kill man chasing landlord with knife; surveillance video released
- January 30, 2018

A 71-year-old man answered the door for police, telling them that his 48-year-old son was inside his bedroom, refusing to come out. A landlord called 911 after being threatened and attacked by his tenant, with the dispute spilling out onto the street. (more...)

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