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Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 'shocked' over critically ill reports Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 'shocked' over critically ill reports
- February 06, 2018

Tsvangirai led the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) opposition party against former president Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF government for decades and the two formed a power-sharing government in 2008 that lasted to 2013. He had lost appetite and had difficulty eating or swallowing fluids, the sources said. He also reportedly had breathing problems. A spokesman for Mr Tsvangirai said the MDC leader was "stable but the nation should keep on praying". (more...)
IOC to review overturned ban on Russian athletes IOC to review overturned ban on Russian athletes
- February 06, 2018

Speaking at the Olympic village, President Thomas Bach on Monday repeated again his disquiet over the ruling and said an appeal was possible. The IOC also said two Russian coaches - due to the evidence available from the Oswald Commission reports - "should not be considered for an invitation to attend the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 ". (more...)
House intelligence committee votes to release Democratic response to GOP memo House intelligence committee votes to release Democratic response to GOP memo
- February 06, 2018

Adam Schiff , a Southern California Democrat who serves as his party's ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee . Trump has seized on the controversial memo which was declassified last week, claiming it " totally vindicates " him in the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation that is probing allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation and questions of obstruction of justice. (more...)
Super Bowl Draws Average Audience of 106M Viewers Super Bowl Draws Average Audience of 106M Viewers
- February 06, 2018

But NBC's special episode of This Is Us definitely scored in the Nielsens. Viewers nationwide expressed surprise at the brief outage, with many wondering if something went wrong with their own TV and changing the channel to make sure everything was working. (more...)
Carter Page Goes Down in Flames in Bizarre New Interview Carter Page Goes Down in Flames in Bizarre New Interview
- February 06, 2018

Host George Stephanopoulos read Page an excerpt of a letter he wrote in 2013 stating that "Over the past half year, I have had the privilege to serve as an informal advisor to the staff of the Kremlin in preparation for their presidency of the G-20 summit next month". (more...)
Kvitova closes in on return to top 20 Kvitova closes in on return to top 20
- February 06, 2018

Earlier in the day, two-time Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova booked her place in the semi-finals with an attacking masterclass to defeat second seed Jelena Ostapenko 6-0 6-2. However, it is also noteworthy in having among its wild cards not just Maria Sharapova but Victoria Azarenka, who is hoping to play in just her third event since having her son over a year ago. (more...)
Strong 6.4-magnitude natural disaster strikes Taiwan; heavy damage reported Strong 6.4-magnitude natural disaster strikes Taiwan; heavy damage reported
- February 06, 2018

Several other buildings were also reported as collapsed. Massive cracks have appeared on paved roads in the area and power has been cut to a large number of households. Two bridges in Hualien City have been damaged and sealed off, including the Qixingtian Bridge. The effects of the natural disaster measuring 6.4 in magnitude were felt in as far as the country's capital Taipei. (more...)
Donald Trump speaks of unity as Russian Federation inquiry rifts widen Donald Trump speaks of unity as Russian Federation inquiry rifts widen
- February 06, 2018

Sen. James Lankford , R-Okla., who has been involved in immigration talks pushed back against Thune's proposal: "I'm not interested in a skinny version of immigration ". "That's actually pretty courageous". At Tuesday's State of the Union address , Trump uttered a line about "Dreamers" was one of the most talked about during his Tuesday night State of the Union address. (more...)
Sinn Fein Ask For Seat Back After City Councillor Quits Party Sinn Fein Ask For Seat Back After City Councillor Quits Party
- February 06, 2018

She stepped down from the party last night, citing a failure of leadership to deal with a campaign of bullying against her. Ms Reilly, who represents the Ballymun and neighbouring areas, was disciplined by the Sinn Fein national executive at the weekend and then took to social media about the matter. (more...)
Man launches federal lawsuit for right to give finger to cop Man launches federal lawsuit for right to give finger to cop
- February 06, 2018

Not believing Ames' actions to be "a wise use of police resources", May did what any red-blooded patriot would do and gave the trooper the finger. But the law enforcement official was not having it that day and soon enough made a decision to follow and ultimately ticket May for "provocation", a citation that includes the hefty price tag of $500, the Tribune Star of Terre Haute reported. (more...)
European Commission adopts integration strategy for Western Balkans European Commission adopts integration strategy for Western Balkans
- February 06, 2018

Presentation of the Strategy in Strasbourg. Juncker said it was wrong to represent him and the European Commission as having said that Serbia and Montenegro must be in the EU by 2025. Juncker said it was merely an "indicative" date for Serbia and Montenegro, the first of six countries in the region covered by a European Commission report on enlargement of the bloc that is due to be released later Tuesday. (more...)
Shares in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) Purchased by Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc
- February 06, 2018

SBUX has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance moved down -3.83% in last five regular trading sessions. About 956,436 shares traded or 50.77% up from the average. Prudential Fincl Inc has 0% invested in Proofpoint, Inc. Insiders ownership held at 2.20%. Millennium Management Llc decreased Virtusa Corp (NASDAQ:VRTU) stake by 85,504 shares to 104,386 valued at $3.94M in 2017Q3. (more...)
BC Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know BC Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know
- February 06, 2018

Public and private non-medical cannabis retail stores will be allowed to sell dried cannabis, cannabis oils that comply with federal requirements and seeds. As for where cannabis use will be permitted, Victoria says it will "generally allow adults to use non-medical cannabis in public spaces where tobacco smoking and vaping are permitted". (more...)
Egypt Unearths 4400-year Old Tomb Egypt Unearths 4400-year Old Tomb
- February 06, 2018

According to the ministry, the archaeological mission behind the discovery started excavation work last October. "What we see above the earth's surface in Egypt doesn't exceed 40 percent of what the core holds", he added. This was the greatest age of pyramid building, when pharaohs erected numerous monuments that still stand tall and proud today. The tomb lies among a series of cemeteries in Saqqara, not far from the famous Pyramids of Giza, that have been slowly but surely excavated since ... (more...)
South Africa contemplating delaying state of the nation… South Africa contemplating delaying state of the nation…
- February 06, 2018

That senior ANC officials like Mbete would not protect Zuma as they have done for the last decade or so shows that Zuma's friends are becoming fewer. On Monday, the ANC's National Working Committee, meeting in Johannesburg , was holding talks that could force Zuma to leave. (more...)
Budget allocation for corporate affairs ministry hiked to Rs 564 cr Budget allocation for corporate affairs ministry hiked to Rs 564 cr
- February 06, 2018

The Delhi Police have been allocated Rs. 7,426.98 crore in the Union Budget for the next fiscal, an increase of Rs. 1,048.8 crore from the last year's Budget of Rs. Financial assistance is also extended through the SAI for organising coaching camps and hiring foreign coaches. The incentives for sportspersons have seen a hike to 23 crores, from last year's 18.13 crores. (more...)
The Emoji Movie Helped Jordan Peele Quit Acting The Emoji Movie Helped Jordan Peele Quit Acting
- February 06, 2018

No, it was mostly because the last role he was offered was literally S-t. His response? "I was like, 'F- this.'" And chose to quit acting in favor of directing, giving us one of the best movies of the year in Get Out . I guess that's a lesson for Hollywood, don't offer a serious actor the role of a poo emoji... unless he is Patrick Stewart. It makes sense, now that Dave Chappelle is back and doing specials on Netflix, there really isn't a need to have Peele or Amy Shumer fill in for him ... (more...)
Come From Away: South Korea to march with North Korea at Olympics Come From Away: South Korea to march with North Korea at Olympics
- February 06, 2018

Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president, said that the Winter Olympics would be an opportunity to build co-operation after a period of aggressive moves by the North. Sentenced to 15 years in prison, North Korea claims Mr Warmbier was taken ill after suffering botulism poisoning and a violent reaction to medicine. (more...)
Two Canadians 'safely' depart Syria Two Canadians 'safely' depart Syria
- February 06, 2018

Ms Bimbachi and Mr Moore, both residents of Chatham, Ontario, had flown to Lebanon late past year to reunite Ms Bimbachi with her two children, Chatham politician Jeff Bultje said in a phone interview. Worldwide child custody battles are not uncommon in Lebanon. She did not explain the whereabouts of her children. Bimbachi told AFP her fight to get her children back was taking too long, forcing her to try to smuggle them out of Lebanon through Syria and then Turkey. (more...)
Napoli captain Hamsik surprised by Benvento Napoli captain Hamsik surprised by Benvento
- February 06, 2018

Lazio, which hosts Genoa on Monday, is third - 14 points behind Napoli . "It was important to win today so we could definitively break away from the chasing pack", Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said. Under scored after 43 seconds for Roma, firing home from outside the area to give them a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Verona. The Turkey worldwide finished off a solo effort with a shot from the edge of the area. (more...)
Offseason Questions: Who Will You Root For In Super Bowl LII? Offseason Questions: Who Will You Root For In Super Bowl LII?
- February 06, 2018

Minnesota football fans without tickets to the Super Bowl were still ready to watch. "We're more than two hours from the game at this time , and we are confident that all ticketholders will get to the game in time ", Padilla said. "This conference gives us a chance to keep up the pressure", said Valerie Castile, Castile's mother, in a statement. Some activists are also calling for changes to team names that some find offensive. (more...)
Ivory-trade investigator Esmond Bradley Martin found murdered in Nairobi home Ivory-trade investigator Esmond Bradley Martin found murdered in Nairobi home
- February 06, 2018

His meticulous work into ivory and rhino horn markets was conducted often in some of the world's most remote and unsafe places... Esmond Bradley-Martin, a 75-year-old American citizen, had worked for decades researching the markets for wildlife products across Africa and Asia, most recently in Myanmar. (more...)
RBA maintains current interest rate RBA maintains current interest rate
- February 06, 2018

There's also likely to be few changes in the bank's view on the housing market given numerous same trends seen in late 2017 have continued in early 2018. The RBA board has made a decision to keep the cash rate at 1.5 per cent, a move predicted by most industry experts. Analysts had said the RBA might just try to buy more time as new updates to the Consumer Price Index tamed the inflation outlook. (more...)
NC Community Health Centers in jeopardy ahead of possible government shutdown NC Community Health Centers in jeopardy ahead of possible government shutdown
- February 06, 2018

Carper said he doesn't support short-term spending bills to fund the federal government, but doesn't expect a government shutdown either. According to Executive Director Joey M. Community health centers provide medical, dental, behavioral, substance abuse, rehabilitation, and OBGYN services for workers who are either under or uninsured. (more...)
Officials Praise Elimination of Murderer of Rabbi Shevach, Hy Officials Praise Elimination of Murderer of Rabbi Shevach, Hy"d"
- February 06, 2018

Israeli security forces in an early morning raid on Tuesday shot and killed a Palestinian suspected of being behind the killing of a settler last month, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the decision to retroactively authorise the 50-family outpost of Havat Gilad was meant to "allow the continuation of normal life there". (more...)
Meanwhile, These Other Memos-Written By James Comey-Will Remain Secret Meanwhile, These Other Memos-Written By James Comey-Will Remain Secret
- February 06, 2018

The Justice Department argued that releasing the documents could interfere with the ongoing probe by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller. Bush. He left the department after his boss, Sally Q. Boasberg wrote that Comey's testimony before Congress, in which he described the notes he took about conversations he had with Trump before he was sacked in May, wasn't enough to force the memo's public release, nor were other acknowledgements Comey made of their existence. (more...)
Azerbaijan Calls Snap Presidential Elections Azerbaijan Calls Snap Presidential Elections
- February 06, 2018

Aliyev's office did not immediately explain the move. In its review of the constitution, the Council of Europe's Venice Commission strongly criticized that authority: "The idea of an "extraordinary", i.e. Arrested soon after he chose to run against Aliev in the 2013 presidential elections, Mammadov has been languishing in prison ever since - despite pressure from the Council of Europe and a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights that he should be released. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Shares Sold by Argent Trust Co
- February 06, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total value of $3,913,635.00. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 24th. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 10 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, February 22 with "Neutral". Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Does the GOP memo clear Trump in the Russia probe? Does the GOP memo clear Trump in the Russia probe?
- February 06, 2018

Democrats have argued that the Nunes memo , which was released last week , was misleading and one-sided. Republicans have already said they would vote to release the Democratic memo , drafted by Schiff, a good sign that the committee will approve its release. (more...)
Stocks Movement Analysis: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE), Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN) Stocks Movement Analysis: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE), Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN)
- February 06, 2018

The company has a market capitalization of $19.17 billion, a PE ratio of 22.402 and a beta of 1.90. The stock decreased 4.20% or $10.93 during the last trading session, reaching $249.11. The pipeline company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by ($0.12). Forward Price to Earnings ratio of ETE attains value of 10.15 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm's future ... (more...)

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