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Yeddyurappa calls Rahul Gandhi 'Election Hindu' ahead of Congress president's Karnataka visit Yeddyurappa calls Rahul Gandhi 'Election Hindu' ahead of Congress president's Karnataka visit
- February 10, 2018

Meanwhile, Karnataka Congress Working President Dinesh Gundu Rao called BJP chief Amit Shah "a coward". Rahul will pray at Huligamma Temple in Koppal and may visit the Gavi Siddeshwara Mutt on Saturday. Congress tried to reclaim the leadership role by convening a meeting of Opposition leaders chaired by Gandhi, who is also the UPA chairperson, on February 1 that was attended by representatives of 17 parties. (more...)
Abe & Moon vow joint efforts over N. Korea, future ties Abe & Moon vow joint efforts over N. Korea, future ties
- February 10, 2018

Kim Kyou-hyun, first deputy chief of the presidential national security office met his DPRK counterpart, Won Dong-yon, deputy head of the United Front Department of DPRK's ruling WPK. Games organisers had refused on Wednesday to give athletes from Iran and North Korea the Galaxy Note 8 devices from sponsor Samsung, loaded with essential logistical and competition information, due to global sanctions. (more...)
Why Congress' budget solution might not avert a shutdown Why Congress' budget solution might not avert a shutdown
- February 10, 2018

It's becoming such old hat that, this time around, there was not much in terms of actual drama, other than the sheer ire directed at Sen. "I will be supporting the bipartisan deal that increases total defense spending so that we can give our men and women in uniform the resources they need to keep us safe", Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik said in a state Thursday morning. (more...)
United States drone strike kills 7 in Pakistani tribal area United States drone strike kills 7 in Pakistani tribal area
- February 10, 2018

Accoding to Pakistan media, "Khan Said Sajna, deputy commander of Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan along with three Haqqani network terrorists killed in United States drone attacks in Afghanistan and North Waziristan of Pakistan". Khan Saeed Sajna, the Mehsud splinter group leader of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), was killed in a USA drone strike in North Waziristan, sources from Afghan government said. (more...)
Jerusalem recognition was likely most memorable event of first year in office Jerusalem recognition was likely most memorable event of first year in office
- February 10, 2018

Speaking to Israel Hayom's Boaz Bismuth, Trump explained that he was under pressure not to make the announcement but made a decision to follow through with his campaign promise. All of the other presidents failed to keep this promise, despite the fact that they promised it during their election campaign. "But it was an extremely important promise that I promised-and fulfilled". (more...)
The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018 The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018
- February 10, 2018

Entering Thursday, opposition on both sides of the aisle threatened to sink the budget agreement in the House. Like Paul, conservatives in the House have balked at the spending increases in the deal , leaving Republicans in need of Democratic support . (more...)
Israeli fighter jet shot down by Syrian fire, says military Israeli fighter jet shot down by Syrian fire, says military
- February 10, 2018

Syrian anti-aircraft fire triggered rocket sirens in northern Israel, first in the northern Israeli town of Beit She'an and later in the surrounding areas and Golan Heights. The military says it is "monitoring events and is fully prepared for further action". Israel has been warning of late of the increased Iranian involvement along its border in Syria and Lebanon. (more...)
Kyle Sandilands on Barnaby Joyce expecting a baby Kyle Sandilands on Barnaby Joyce expecting a baby
- February 10, 2018

Mr Joyce is now living with Ms Campion in Armidale, New South Wales, following the breakdown of his marriage of 24 years last year. "You are rushing to facts and assertions", Mr Turnbull replied. "Vikki's mother and I think that with Baaa-naby [sic] as dad the kid will probably be a ideal little lamb", Mr Campion said, according to a written statement cited by the Post. (more...)
Trump, Modi discuss Afghan security, Rohingya crisis, North Korea Trump, Modi discuss Afghan security, Rohingya crisis, North Korea
- February 10, 2018

After the Supreme Court overturned the terrorism conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed as well as the convictions of eight other politicians on several charges, Yameen clamped down the emergency. The court had said that their trials were "politically motivated and flawed". Burma, also known as Myanmar, denies it has targeted civilians and said its actions are directed against Rohingya extremists. (more...)
Psaki: The protection of Rob Porter is indefensible
- February 10, 2018

But the aftershocks of his resignation continue amid concerns about his access to classified information. He said he wished Porter well and said he hoped Porter has a "wonderful career ". It also makes it extraordinarily hard to move that individual to another agency that requires clearance, the source said . Last month he told colleagues that he wasn't planning on leaving the White House to take an outside role. (more...)
Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims
- February 10, 2018

Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. " He totally denies it ", Trump said in November, stopping short of endorsing Moore in the race. One document reportedly details a police officer telling McCormack, an organizer of the rally, that he would try to prevent McCormack's identity from being revealed in a public records request. (more...)
President Trump defends Rob Porter: 'He ... says he's innocent'
- February 10, 2018

However, Kelly later changed his tune when Holderness shared with the press graphic photos taken after her then-husband Porter "threw [her] down on the bed and punched [her] in the face" during a fight in 2005. The complaints against Kelly center around his handling of Rob Porter's resignation this week over domestic abuse allegations . "Obviously, tough time for him". (more...)
Wall Street ends whipsaw week on upbeat note Wall Street ends whipsaw week on upbeat note
- February 10, 2018

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 indexes officially entered into correction territory Thursday afternoon, losing 10 percent of their respective gains since January. Numerous companies that rose the most over the past year have borne the brunt of the selling. The S&P 500 Index ( SPX ) and Nasdaq Composite ( IXIC ) are also well off their morning highs, pressured by energy stocks. (more...)
Paul Ryan says immigration debate 'next big priority' Paul Ryan says immigration debate 'next big priority'
- February 10, 2018

The temporary spending bill under consideration incorporates the major budget deal reached between Senate leaders on both sides of the political aisle. It also would increase the government's debt cap, preventing a first-ever default on US obligations that looms in just a few weeks. Sadly, we needed some Dem votes for passage. (more...)
MassMutual To Give Up Millions In Connecticut Incentive With Move To Springfield MassMutual To Give Up Millions In Connecticut Incentive With Move To Springfield
- February 10, 2018

Technology company ASML said it will expand its operations in Wilton, adding 500 jobs. At least some of those jobs will come at the expense of other states, including CT and New Jersey, where existing offices will close. Offices in Connecticut, Tennessee, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Jersey will close. Mayor Martin J. Walsh said, "The fact that the company is bringing workforce from New Jersey and CT to Boston, it's big for our city, it's big for our state". (more...)
Herbert shoots to lead at Perth golf event Herbert shoots to lead at Perth golf event
- February 10, 2018

Starting at the 10th hole, the left-hander posted eight pars and a bogey on the back-nine before things went sideways on the front. Mark Brown missed the cut by one shot after sliding down the leaderboard with a four-over 76 that included two birdies and six bogeys, while Michael Hendry missed it by two strokes after a three-over 75 that featured four birdies, five bogeys and a double-bogey. (more...)
Cryptocurrency Market Waits for New Triggers Cryptocurrency Market Waits for New Triggers
- February 10, 2018

The altcoin is now the fourth-largest cryptocurrency in terms of total market cap. "Taking bitcoin in isolation... we believe bitcoin disrupts gold ". The debate regarding the future of cryptocurrencies has been ongoing since the debut of Bitcoin on the online trading scene in 2009. For 100 days ETH is up 145.11% from $306.80. (more...)
Davenport preps for storm with Snow Emergency Davenport preps for storm with Snow Emergency
- February 10, 2018

From 8 a.m.to 10 p.m Friday, parking will be allowed on the odd-numbered address sides of these streets. With a winter storm expected to hit the Chicago area, the village of Oak Park announced its emergency snow parking rules will go into effect tonight. (more...)
Government Shutdown Averted Following House Of Representatives Vote Government Shutdown Averted Following House Of Representatives Vote
- February 10, 2018

It was the second partial federal shutdown in less than a month. The Senate and House eventually approved the package early Friday after Republican Sen. government has technically ran out of money. For some fiscal conservatives who just spent years opposing President Barack Obama's deficits, that's tough to swallow. (more...)
'This Is Us' Returns to Earth After Post-Super Bowl Highs 'This Is Us' Returns to Earth After Post-Super Bowl Highs
- February 10, 2018

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 8.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. "We know that the Super Bowl is watched in large groups by many at parties, on college campuses, and elsewhere, so we are pleased to be able to report a lift that is in the double digits percentage wise to our NBC broadcast", Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Broadcasting & Sports, said in a statement . (more...)
Terrorists storm Army camp in Jammu; soldier, daughter injured Terrorists storm Army camp in Jammu; soldier, daughter injured
- February 10, 2018

S. D. Singh Jamwal said that two injuries have been reported and the terrorist stormed inside one of the army family quarter. Reports claim that though there have been no casualties, three people, including a hawaldar and his daughter, have been injured in the indiscriminate firing. (more...)
Heavy Rain For Part Of Weekend. Minor Flooding Possible Heavy Rain For Part Of Weekend. Minor Flooding Possible
- February 10, 2018

Rainfall potential will be for one to possibly over two inches from Saturday morning through late Sunday. At this time, severe storms are not expected. Rainfall amounts of 2-3 inches are likely all across the Tennessee Valley. This weekend's weather is going to be a washout for much of Georgia! This Alabama Wx weather map shows the counties that may be affected by flooding over the weekend. (more...)
Senate Spending Bills In Peril As Last-Minute Objections Arise Senate Spending Bills In Peril As Last-Minute Objections Arise
- February 10, 2018

Sen. Paul's tactics infuriated some members of his own party. "We have a 700-page bill that no one has read, that was printed at midnight", Paul noted as the clocked ticked closer to the end of the day. Early Friday morning, President Trump signed the bipartisan budget deal that sailed fairly smoothly through Congress once a vote was able to occur. (more...)
Trump says Democratic intelligence memo will 'be released soon' Trump says Democratic intelligence memo will 'be released soon'
- February 10, 2018

At the White House's request, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray also sent a letter to the White House identifying the areas of concern in the Democratic memo. Trump made the GOP document public last week, but won't do the same with the Democratic memo. The dossier was part of opposition research funded by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign to look into Trump's ties to Russian Federation. (more...)
Coach may have known about Larry Nassar in 2011 - Aly Raisman Coach may have known about Larry Nassar in 2011 - Aly Raisman
- February 10, 2018

Team US won gold, Team Russia took silver and Team Romania got bronze. "William Strampel did not act with the level of professionalism we expect from individuals who hold senior leadership positions, particularly in a position that involves student and patient safety", interim Michigan State president John Engler said in a statement . (more...)
Detroit quietly bans Airbnb hosting in certain residental districts Detroit quietly bans Airbnb hosting in certain residental districts
- February 10, 2018

According to Airbnb spokesperson Ben Brett, the company has a rather big presence in Detroit . The ordinance specifically noted that the "use of a dwelling to accommodate paid overnight guests is prohibited as a home occupation; notwithstanding this regulation, public accommodations, including bed and breakfast inns outside the R1 and R2 Districts, are permitted as provided in Sec". (more...)
Indian Man 'steals' Wife's Kidney in lieu of Dowry Indian Man 'steals' Wife's Kidney in lieu of Dowry
- February 10, 2018

Instead, her family allegedly took her to North Bengal Hospital and College in late 2017. This is when doctors discovered that her right kidney was missing. However, when contacted by The Telegraph , Biswajit said the kidney was donated with her consent. A police rep says they "suspect the involvement of a racket", adding "a special team has been formed to investigate". (more...)
Bermuda Becomes First Country in the World to Repeal Same-Sex 'Marriage' Bermuda Becomes First Country in the World to Repeal Same-Sex 'Marriage'
- February 10, 2018

In a setback for LGBTQ rights, Bermuda has become the first government to reverse gay marriage , less than a year after the country legalized marriage equality. Lawyer Mark Pettingill said his firm had been approached by a number of people and that he had been “instructed at this stage to pursue the potential for bringing an application to the Supreme Court on a constitutional challenge”. (more...)
House passes budget bill overnight to end brief government shutdown House passes budget bill overnight to end brief government shutdown
- February 10, 2018

The 240-186 vote sent the $400 billion spending plan to President Donald Trump , who announced a couple of hours later that he had signed the bill . A congressional source familiar with the agreement said it would increase non-defense spending by $131 billion and include $20 billion for infrastructure spending . (more...)
Michael Porter Jr. Hopeful Doctor Will Clear Him For Practice Michael Porter Jr. Hopeful Doctor Will Clear Him For Practice
- February 10, 2018

Time will tell whether Porter ultimately dons a Missouri jersey this season, but it does seem to be in the realm of possibility. "I think the doctors are going to be amazed at my progress". Porter is expected to be a high lottery pick in the 2018 NBA Draft regardless of whether he returns. Porter originally was committed to Washington , but the combination of the firing of Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar, Porter's father joining the Missouri staff as an assistant coach, and his brother, ... (more...)

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