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Former Obama Attorney General Considering Presidential Run Former Obama Attorney General Considering Presidential Run
- February 08, 2018

He said "we'll see" when asked about the possibility at a Wednesday breakfast. "I think it was a misuse of the pardon process in that regard", he told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. "To go after the department, to raise questions about the credibility, the motivations of people in the Federal Bureau of Investigation is, I think, both factually incorrect and I think will have collateral long term negative impact on the functioning of those great ... (more...)
Seven Injured In Melbourne Hot Air Balloon Crash Seven Injured In Melbourne Hot Air Balloon Crash
- February 08, 2018

Three people were taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital, including a woman in her 60's for abdominal and back injuries, a man in his 60's for back, neck and ankle injuries and a man in his 70's with back injuries. "The balloon was flat down on the ground and the basket was tipped on its side", Ms Ingles said. 'Because it was about 500 metres from me, I couldn't really see, but I could see something wasn't right'. (more...)
No Media Coverage of Valentine's Day Celebration in Pakistan No Media Coverage of Valentine's Day Celebration in Pakistan
- February 08, 2018

Pemra reminder - quoting the operative part of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) judgment of February 13, 2017 - said that the court had directed the media that nothing about Valentine's Day and its celebration would be spread on either electronic or print media. (more...)
US Will Reportedly Spend $45Bln on War in Afghanistan in 2018 US Will Reportedly Spend $45Bln on War in Afghanistan in 2018
- February 08, 2018

AnnMarie Annicelli told Military.com at the time. During these operations in the past 24 hours, 12 Taliban fighter killed, eight wounded and three suspects arrested in Darqad district of Takhar, 10 Daesh fighters were killed and two motorbike destroyed in Achin district of Nangarhar, nine insurgents were killed, one wounded and eight including a commander were arrested in Garmsir district of Helmand, also a vehicle full of explosive destroyed. (more...)
Christian Louboutin scrambles to trademark his red-soled shoes Christian Louboutin scrambles to trademark his red-soled shoes
- February 08, 2018

In December, Louboutin was awarded 150,000 USA dollars in damages and a permanent injunction against two shoe dealers - Kamal Family Footwear and Adra Steps - for infringing on the trademark in India. Focusing his attention on the fact that Louboutin's mark combines color and shape, however, Szpunar said "the concept of a shape which "gives substantial value" to the goods, within the meaning of that provision, relates only to the intrinsic value of the shape, and does not permit the ... (more...)
North Korea 'only months' from USA strike - diplomat North Korea 'only months' from USA strike - diplomat
- February 08, 2018

Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and 17 other Democrats and independents also voiced concern about the Trump administration's reported considerations of a limited military strike on North Korea . The two traded blows at the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva where U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood said that North Korea might be able to hit the continental United States with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile within months. (more...)
U.S. launch ASSAULT on pro-Assad FORCES in Syria after 'unprovoked attack' U.S. launch ASSAULT on pro-Assad FORCES in Syria after 'unprovoked attack'
- February 08, 2018

A US official says no Americans were hurt. The U.S. maintains about 2,000 troops in the country. They used artillery and aircraft. The coalition did not disclose whether United States troops had been present or involved in the retaliatory strike or offer any details on which forces attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces' headquarters. (more...)
Paige Spiranac Opens Up On Nightmare LET Tour Debut Paige Spiranac Opens Up On Nightmare LET Tour Debut
- February 08, 2018

A Golf in Dubai executive added: "The game must open up to "savvy, social-media types" to attract new talent to the sport". "I finally took back what is mine", she said. "It's such a male-dominated sport, it has been around for so long and there are traditions". The whole time they were encouraging me and they just made me feel so confident. (more...)
Erdoğan invited to European Union summit in Bulgaria Erdoğan invited to European Union summit in Bulgaria
- February 08, 2018

Kalin said all outstanding criteria had been met, without providing details. He said that Ankara has delivered its position paper to Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans. Kaymakci reportedly said during the meeting that the EU Commission should support Turkey in order to make progress on the issue. The EU is concerned about a media and justice crackdown in Turkey that followed the failed 2016 coup and Ankara's military campaign in northern Syria against the ... (more...)
Corgi sneaks out to ride pony Corgi sneaks out to ride pony
- February 08, 2018

She has now started a page called " Cricket and Pals " to share more amusing images and videos of her pony. How did the dog get there? A shocked Missouri woman captured video when she arrived home to a weird scene - her neighbor's mischievous dog riding on the back of her pony. (more...)
Worboys' victims learned of his release in the media, review finds Worboys' victims learned of his release in the media, review finds
- February 08, 2018

Some letters sent to victims of the black-cab rapist, John Worboys , informing them of his impending release, spelled their names wrong and failed to explain the Parole Board's decision in a way that was readily understandable, an official inquiry has concluded. (more...)
Trump touts economy, tax break as market tanks Trump touts economy, tax break as market tanks
- February 08, 2018

The White House is responding to Monday's stock market beating by saying President Donald Trump is focused on "long-term economic fundamentals, which remain exceptionally strong". Then again, are investors also less fearful than they should be about other warning signs - like the fact that stock prices (what people are willing to pay) relative to companies' real earnings (a measure of what stocks are actually worth) are roughly as expensive (cough, overpriced, cough) as they were right ... (more...)
House and Senate pursue spending deals as shutdown looms House and Senate pursue spending deals as shutdown looms
- February 08, 2018

Meadows dismissed those efforts as "window dressing" calling them "a shiny object that, at the end of the day, I don't know will make any difference". It does not include Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals protections, an issue that has been a sticking point for Democrats for several weeks. The deal comes a day after the President threatened a repeat of last month's shutdown if he doesn't get his immigration wish-list. (more...)
Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu
- February 08, 2018

Netanyahu and his wife are accused of accepting gifts worth thousands of dollars from businessmen in return for political favors. Netanyahu assured Israelis in a Facebook video that nothing will come of the recommendation, as the attorney general has to decide whether or not to follow through on the recommendation. (more...)
Percent Say Trump Trying to Derail Russia Probe Percent Say Trump Trying to Derail Russia Probe
- February 08, 2018

In the Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday night, 50 percent of respondents said they believed that the Russian Federation investigation was legitimate, compared to 42 percent who said it was a "political witch hunt" - an argument made by Trump, his associates and members of the GOP. (more...)
Nicholas Petit-Frere Commitment: Top OT Chooses Ohio State Nicholas Petit-Frere Commitment: Top OT Chooses Ohio State
- February 08, 2018

He opted for the Buckeyes over Alabama , Florida , Michigan and Notre Dame . Tom VanHaaren of ESPN first relayed news of Petit-Frere's decision. "It's tremendous people at the university and town and this has become home", after being asked why he chose to stay. Ohio State is in second with a score of 317.06. (more...)
Big Sean announces tour with Playboi Carti, Shy Glizzy & GASHI Big Sean announces tour with Playboi Carti, Shy Glizzy & GASHI
- February 08, 2018

His solo LP, I Decided debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, and his joint project with Metro Boomin , Double or Nothing made waves throughout the Hip-Hop community upon release. "So with the platform I have now, I thought it would be flawless to revisit a lot of the old music as well as the new classics on my next tour". The artist will be kicking off his new " Unfriendly Reminder Tour " on April 12, and making his way to the PNE Forum on Thursday, May 3. (more...)
Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK) Seeing Its VMA Move Higher
- February 08, 2018

Bemis Inc now has $4.07 billion valuation. The stock has a market capitalization of $55,110.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.88, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 1.21. (NYSE:BMS). Dubuque National Bank holds 364 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Of Texas reported 0.11% stake. (NYSE:T). Old Point And Ser N A invested 3.37% in AT&T Inc. (more...)
Active Volume Stock: The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)
- February 08, 2018

Finally, Heritage Way Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,558,000. 57,367 are held by Mercer Cap Advisers. Mathes Inc invested in 0.17% or 4,000 shares. 58,620 are owned by Everett Harris Co Ca. Northcoast Asset Management Llc decreased Roche Hldg Ltd Adr (RHHBY) stake by 46,528 shares to 183,369 valued at $5.86 million in 2017Q3. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation officials shocked at Comey firing, contrary to White House claim Federal Bureau of Investigation officials shocked at Comey firing, contrary to White House claim
- February 08, 2018

Lawfare is a website run by Benjamin Wittes , a national security analyst and a friend of Comey's. "We have a diversity of opinions about many things, but I can confidently tell you that the majority - the vast majority of Federal Bureau of Investigation employees enjoyed a deep and positive connection to Director Comey". (more...)
Nebraska Football Has Apparently Sold Out Tickets For Its Spring Game Nebraska Football Has Apparently Sold Out Tickets For Its Spring Game
- February 08, 2018

Most tickets purchased yesterday by season-ticket holders. Tickets cost $10 for adults and were free for Nebraska students and children. Hours after it was announced that April's annual Red-White Spring Game had sold out in less than 36 hours, Frost said the news "put to bed" the notion that any other university could claim the best fan base in college football. (more...)
Mattis takes Congress to woodshed over latest shutdown fight Mattis takes Congress to woodshed over latest shutdown fight
- February 08, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the administration's new nuclear strategy pays the right amount of attention to arms control, even as it focuses on strengthening the nuclear force. Mattis said another such shutdown would have "terrible ramifications" for the military. "That support should not be conditioned on any other issue". (more...)
Earnings Forecast Revision Scan: CME Group Inc. (CME)
- February 08, 2018

A beta of less than 1 means that the security will be less volatile than the market. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased Cme Group Inc (CME ) stake by 219.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The insider Holzrichter Julie sold 11,915 shares worth $1.50M. The stock of CME Group Inc. Among 17 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 9 have Buy rating , 1 Sell and 7 Hold. (more...)
Autopsy Report Released of Border Patrol Agent Killed in West Texas Autopsy Report Released of Border Patrol Agent Killed in West Texas
- February 08, 2018

The FBI says the investigation remains open and inconclusive, but its statement counters hasty conclusions by some conservative politicians and law enforcement figures who assumed unauthorized immigrants committed a brutal murder in the lawless borderlands. (more...)
Rebel areas pounded by Syrian forces despite cease-fire call
- February 08, 2018

The U.N. mission in Damascus warned Tuesday of "dire consequences" to the humanitarian crises in Syria, identifying seven areas needing urgent relief. Regime attacks on Ghouta involving suspected chlorine-filled munitions have also risen in recent weeks. The White Helmets, a volunteer rescue group, said three of its members and six others were injured by a chlorine gas attack in Idlib's Saraqeb on Sunday night. (more...)
United Nations investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria United Nations investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria
- February 08, 2018

Chlorine is suspected of having been used on two occasions this month alone on Eastern Ghouta. Mentioning they've captured a tank, the SDF said they discovered documents of Turkish soldiers inside. Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia fired back, accusing the United States and the United Kingdom of "slandering" Russia and "spreading a mountain of lies". (more...)
Kim sends sister to South Korea Olympics in propaganda coup Kim sends sister to South Korea Olympics in propaganda coup
- February 08, 2018

He's part of a US delegation that will attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea this Friday. Pyongyang , of course, is the home of Kim Jong-Un, who presides over one of the most repressive and volatile countries in the world . (more...)
Russia Starts Deporting NKorean Migrant Workers
- February 08, 2018

Russian Federation issues 12,000-15,000 visas to North Koreans each year, and 35,000 North Koreans have been working here, mostly in construction, agriculture and fishing, Mr Matsegora added. The Russian diplomat said the plan has no alternatives. Tass , a news outlet aligned with the Kremlin, quoted the Russian Ambassador to North Korea, Alexander Matsegora, as saying the deportations are underway. (more...)
Child Soldiers Released by Armed Groups in South Sudan Child Soldiers Released by Armed Groups in South Sudan
- February 08, 2018

The children were released in Yambio, the capital of Western Equatoria State, and had been associated with the Sudan People?s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-iO) Taban Deng Gai and South Sudan National Liberation Movement (SSNLM). (more...)
Taiwan quake: Deaths confirmed amid rescue effort Taiwan quake: Deaths confirmed amid rescue effort
- February 08, 2018

The magnitude 6.4 quake, which hit near the coastal city just before midnight on Tuesday, also injured 258 people and caused four buildings to collapse, officials said. "I grabbed my wife and children and we ran out and tried to rescue people", he said. 'This is when the Taiwanese people show their calm, resilience and love, ' she wrote. (more...)

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