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Trump roots for a government shutdown in order to get his way Trump roots for a government shutdown in order to get his way
- February 07, 2018

The No. 2 U.S. Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin, said on Sunday he did not expect to have a deal protecting young immigrants before government funding expires this week but that a shutdown over the issue was unlikely. The Hurd legislation has emerged as a potential vehicle for resolving the DACA impasse and has the backing of several immigrant advocacy groups. But in the Senate, Democrats could move to strip out the extra funding for the Pentagon - preserving their leverage as negotiations ... (more...)
Dow falls over 2 pct at open as volatility rises Dow falls over 2 pct at open as volatility rises
- February 07, 2018

On Tuesday, the Dow plunged 567 points at the opening bell and briefly sank into correction territory before roaring back. United States stocks went into "free fall" yesterday, sparking large scale sell-offs on Asian markets this morning. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi trains gun at government over Rafale deal, alleges a 'scam' Rahul Gandhi trains gun at government over Rafale deal, alleges a 'scam'
- February 07, 2018

In a reply to a question in Parliament, Sitharaman had claimed that she could not share pricing details as it was classified under the provisions of a security agreement between India and France in 2008. It alleged that after Modi visited France in April 2015, the government cancelled the earlier UPA deal which made HAL a partner of Dassault Aviation, and signed a new $8.7 trillion dollar deal in September 2016. (more...)
Senate leaders near two-year budget deal to prevent shutdown Senate leaders near two-year budget deal to prevent shutdown
- February 07, 2018

On Monday, Sen. Chuck Schumer of NY, the Senate Democratic leader, warned House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin against such an approach, saying it amounted to "barreling headfirst into a dead end". "They want to do it their way or no way". In one possibility, a "global deal" includes government spending through September 30, disaster aid and the debt ceiling, and immigration addressed separately. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Slated to Attend Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony Ivanka Trump Slated to Attend Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony
- February 07, 2018

After 41 guards got norovirus in Pyeongchang, officials said that 1,200 security staff have been pulled from work and are now confined to their rooms until they have been tested for the highly contagious virus, which can cause diarrhoea and vomiting, the Associated Press reported . (more...)
South Korea Deploys 50000 Soldiers to Protect Against Terror Attacks South Korea Deploys 50000 Soldiers to Protect Against Terror Attacks
- February 07, 2018

Speaking during the flight to Japan, Pence said he had not sought talks with North Korean officials at the Games but left open the possibility. "I have not requested a meeting, but we'll see what happens", Pence said. He's visiting Japan before heading to South Korea in time for Friday's opening ceremonies. South Korean soldiers are testing their tolerance for the cold and snow. (more...)
Olympics: IOC denies CAS-cleared 15 Russians to participate in Pyeongchang Olympics: IOC denies CAS-cleared 15 Russians to participate in Pyeongchang
- February 07, 2018

Expectedly, Russian President Vladimir Putin was delighted with the development, saying he was "very glad" with the turn of events. "I am afraid we are not in a position to share this information at this point", a spokesperson said at the weekend. (more...)
South Africa's State of the Nation Address Postponed South Africa's State of the Nation Address Postponed
- February 07, 2018

Since Ramaphosa became the ANC leader, the rand has been the best performer in the world, with investors expecting that Zuma would be replaced early and that the new administration would do a better job of managing the economy. The South African opposition called for another vote which will eventually take place February 22. Mr Zuma has not said in public whether he will step down voluntarily. (more...)
National Health Protection Scheme roll out likely on October 2 National Health Protection Scheme roll out likely on October 2
- February 07, 2018

Let's have a look at the highlights of Budget 2018. Luxury items include cars as well. Additionally, there is a 5 percent increase in excise duty to 25 percent on Completely Built Unit (CBU) vehicles. We have to work that out with all other departments as well and the government is committed to roll out this programme. The government announced it aims to spend ($225bn) on creation of rural infrastructure. (more...)
Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House
- February 07, 2018

Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long , who skipped last year's trip to the White House when he was on the Patriots, told Pardon My Take before the Super Bowl that he would not go again this year. "We hold them in our hearts and thank them for our freedom as we proudly stand for the national anthem", Trump said. Trump has repeatedly attacked the NFL for allowing players to protest racial injustice ahead of games during the national anthem, conflating the players' concerns about social ... (more...)
No. 19 WVU limits Young, survives rally by No. 17 Oklahoma No. 19 WVU limits Young, survives rally by No. 17 Oklahoma
- February 07, 2018

The game is scheduled for a 9:00 p.m. start time and it will be televised nationally on ESPN . Oklahoma has dropped two of its last three games overall, however, in defeats to Alabama and Texas that were both on the road. Konate leads in rebounds with 8.0 while Carter tops in assists with 6.8 per game. "I think that's the biggest thing". The Sooners have lost four of their last six, but feature an offense that's as prolific as they come. (more...)
Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
- February 07, 2018

Shares of Arbor Realty Trust ( ABR ) traded up $0.08 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.05. About 2.46M shares traded or 129.19% up from the average. Its up 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 160.36 million shares or 0.00% less from 160.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee approves release of Democratic FISA memo
- February 07, 2018

The Democrats said the FISA court found probable cause to believe that Page was an agent of the Russian government, and that nothing in the Nunes memo disproved anything in a dossier written by former British spy Christopher Steele used as part of the FISA application. (more...)
Snow to sweep over east of country as temperatures fall sharply Snow to sweep over east of country as temperatures fall sharply
- February 07, 2018

Originally the alert had been scheduled to end this morning but Met Éireann have extended the warning to cover up to midnight tonight. It will be cold and mostly cloudy at first, but patchy sleet and snow will be moving in from the northwest through the morning. (more...)
QEP Resources Inc (QEP) Shares Bought by Creative Planning
- February 07, 2018

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 4.88% and Monthly Volatility of 3.86%. 4,868,526 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,194,729. Cowen & Co maintained QEP Resources, Inc. Jfs Wealth Advisors Llc bought 3,544 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. First Citizens Bancorp & Company holds 138,339 shares. (more...)
What is Trump trying so hard to cover up?
- February 07, 2018

While Trump has the power to block the memo from being released , the White House said it would "entertain" the possibility of approving its release. Some Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee said over the weekend their memo stops short of vindicating the president and urged the Mueller investigation and others to continue. (more...)
Trump mocks 'Little Adam Schiff' as Democrats seek to counter GOP memo Trump mocks 'Little Adam Schiff' as Democrats seek to counter GOP memo
- February 07, 2018

Democrats want to release their own 10-page memo to dispute the GOP document. "We think this will help inform the public of the many distortions and inaccuracies" in the GOP memo released last week, Schiff told reporters after Monday's vote, adding that he was concerned the Trump administration could still try to stymie the Democrats' response. (more...)
Trump to review another house memo, this one from Democrats Trump to review another house memo, this one from Democrats
- February 06, 2018

Trump's allies in Congress, led by Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., say the real Russia scandal is the FBI conspiracy that they say launched a scurrilous investigation into whether Trump's campaign conspired with the Russians who attacked the 2016 election. (more...)
Australian share market plunges 1.4pc after Wall Street sell-off — ASX
- February 06, 2018

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 95.2 points, or 1.56 per cent, to 6,026.2 points while the broader All Ordinaries index tumbled 101.4 points, or 1.63 per cent, to 6,128.4 points. The White House said through a spokesman that "markets do fluctuate in the short term", but it stressed that the fundamentals of the USA economy remained strong. (more...)
Pence Holds Out Possibility of Meeting With North Korea at Olympics Pence Holds Out Possibility of Meeting With North Korea at Olympics
- February 06, 2018

But anti-North Korean activists also held a rally, waving South Korea's flag and the Stars and Stripes in an expression of support for the Seoul-Washington's alliance. Security Council resolutions. It features dozens of cabins of different classes, including special rooms where Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather stayed, as well as a restaurant, a bar equipped with a karaoke machine, and a shop where guests can buy souvenirs and snacks, such as ice cream, video footage and images from the ... (more...)
(COST) Position Raised by BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp
- February 06, 2018

The stock decreased 1.28% or $2.48 during the last trading session, reaching $190.99. About 1.07 million shares traded. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) has risen 15.41% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. Highland Capital Management Ltd Company has 168,918 shares. Thompson Rubinstein Inv Management Or has invested 3.08% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (more...)
Jadhav faces trial again on terrorism and sabotage charges in Pak Jadhav faces trial again on terrorism and sabotage charges in Pak
- February 06, 2018

Pakistan has also sought information about Jadhav's naval service file and bank records. TheIndian Express, quoting sources, said that the Pakistani officials, including a colonel from the country's army, were hosted by Deputy NSA Rajinder Khanna - a former chief of RAW, India's external agency - for a dinner reception, along with other delegates. (more...)
TRUMP UNCHAINED: The President Torches 'UN-AMERICAN' and 'TREASONOUS' Democrats TRUMP UNCHAINED: The President Torches 'UN-AMERICAN' and 'TREASONOUS' Democrats
- February 06, 2018

And it got to a point where I didn't even want to look too much during the speech over to that side. You're up there, and you've got half the room going totally insane and wild, and you've got the other side -even on positive news- they were like death. (more...)
'The Hate U Give' to Recast Kian Lawley After Video Controversy 'The Hate U Give' to Recast Kian Lawley After Video Controversy
- February 06, 2018

Given its resonance and charged material, it makes sense that Fox to recast Lawley under the circumstances - and recent events like Ridley Scott's decision to completely recast Kevin Spacey in a completed film provide Hollywood with precedent for making stars face the consequences of their actions. (more...)
Texas teen dies months after allegedly being lured by Snapchat 'predator' Texas teen dies months after allegedly being lured by Snapchat 'predator'
- February 06, 2018

When she turned up, her elated mother wrote on Facebook: 'She had been found and is safe!' Tragically her mother Tammy has posted on Facebook that her daughter died on Saturday afternoon. According to the New York Daily News, the Orange County Sheriff's Office had not confirmed whether an alleged predator was involved in Heaven's disappearance. (more...)
Deputies: Missing South Carolina woman may be heading to Atlanta Deputies: Missing South Carolina woman may be heading to Atlanta
- February 06, 2018

Cole's family said she is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Investigators said her credit card was used at a business in Pickens in Monday and said she spoke to someone at the store asking for directions back to Sumter. She is known to have "slight Alzheimers", investigators say. Her auto is a dark gray 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the license tag FFU 427. The front license tag is a picture of the cartoon the Tasmanian Devil. (more...)
Justin Trudeau Mansplains Inclusivity to Woman Who Says Justin Trudeau Mansplains Inclusivity to Woman Who Says "Mankind"
- February 06, 2018

During a recent public town hall meeting, Trudeau was asked a question by a lady regarding the limitations faced by a religious charitable organisation. She wanted Trudeau to take a look at a Canadian law involving the ability of charitable religious organizations to freely volunteer. "That's why, in actuality, we can not do free volunteering to help our neighbours in need as we truly desire". (more...)
Seven Charged Over Alleged Sex Abuse Of Boys At NSW Circus School Seven Charged Over Alleged Sex Abuse Of Boys At NSW Circus School
- February 06, 2018

Police have not given further details about their investigation. A total of seven people all linked with a Blue Mountains circus school have been charged with 127 alleged counts of ongoing sexual and physical abuse of three young boys over a two year period . (more...)
Trump says he's 'not happy' with immigration negotiations Trump says he's 'not happy' with immigration negotiations
- February 06, 2018

And some in the President's orbit believe 2018 will be an opportunity for a President who ran as the ultimate dealmaker to finally prove his mettle at the negotiating table. Trump plans to urge lawmakers at a GOP retreat in West Virginia to back his plan for a pathway to citizenship for almost 2 million young immigrants, in exchange for $25 billion for his border wall and major restrictions in legal immigration. (more...)
Rouhani: No talks over nuclear deal, missile program Rouhani: No talks over nuclear deal, missile program
- February 06, 2018

Some 105 reporters from foreign media and 112 from domestic media were present at the press conference, held in the presidential complex in Tehran. Iran says missile tests are allowed under the nuclear accord signed with six world power because it only prohibits the use of projectiles that can carry nuclear payloads, which Tehran says it does not posses. (more...)

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