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Bomb disposal experts detonate unexploded WW2 device found in Royal Docks Bomb disposal experts detonate unexploded WW2 device found in Royal Docks
- February 15, 2018

The explosive, weighing 500 kilograms, was discovered on Sunday at King Jorge V dock, on the Thames River, near the airfield runway, which immediately interrupted its operations. The Royal Navy tweeted photos of divers setting out to sea to detonate the device on Wednesday morning. Officials from the London City Airport posted on Twitter . (more...)
TJ McConnell Records Seldom Seen Triple-Double Against Knicks TJ McConnell Records Seldom Seen Triple-Double Against Knicks
- February 15, 2018

Per Sixers beat writer Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com, McConnell is the only player in the National Basketball Association this season to rack up 10 points, 11 assists, 10 rebounds and 6 steals in a game. "It was like it was in slow motion". McConnell went undrafted out of Arizona in 2015, and was one of six point guards the Sixers had on their roster in training camp that season. (more...)
Crop loss: Maharashtra seeks ₹200-cr relief from Centre Crop loss: Maharashtra seeks ₹200-cr relief from Centre
- February 15, 2018

The affected area has now increased to 1.90 lakh hectares, said State Agriculture Minister Pandurang Phundkar on Wednesday. Another five districts in Vidarbha came under the impact of hailstorm on 12 February and the final surveys would cover these districts, he added. (more...)
Kelowna West byelection gives BC Liberals back one-seat plurality Kelowna West byelection gives BC Liberals back one-seat plurality
- February 15, 2018

With 93 of 111 ballot boxes reporting, Stewart has more than 50% of the vote and held a lead of more than 2800 votes (5177 to 2356) over the NDP's Shelley Cook. "The fact that the BC Liberals won the most votes in the last election and now will have the most seats in the legislature indicates that there's a real tension in B.C. (more...)
Trump's budget is a valentine to plutocrats Trump's budget is a valentine to plutocrats
- February 15, 2018

But the Trump administration is rejecting that plan and the frustrated project developer is waiting to hear whether a deal can be reached, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, argued Trump's budget outline cuts funding in domestic programs that Americans need. (more...)
What Analysts Have to Say About AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)?
- February 15, 2018

Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. The Williams %R fluctuates between 0 and -100 measuring whether a security is overbought or oversold. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for United States Steel Corp .as $3.14 Million in the Current Quarter. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for X to be 137.3%. (more...)
Fannie Mae Will Require Treasury Draw of About $3.7 Billion Fannie Mae Will Require Treasury Draw of About $3.7 Billion
- February 15, 2018

Fannie Mae hasn't taken money from Treasury since 2012, and has made more than $130 billion in dividend payments since 2013, more than repaying its $116 billion bailout. A woman toting an umbrella passes Fannie Mae headquarters in Washington February 21, 2014. "Our 2017 results demonstrate that the fundamentals of our business are strong", Mayopoulos says. (more...)
Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill
- February 15, 2018

The NBA and Major League Baseball released separate statements Monday denouncing West Virginia's legislation, but they've jointly retained counsel and communications representatives to press their message in the state. "The benefits go to the gaming operators, but the risks are really on the shoulders of sports leagues". "...because gambling on a sport, or any sport but on this sport is what you want to talk to me about, is I think the deadliest of all things that can happen". (more...)
US Senate to Vote on Immigration Reform US Senate to Vote on Immigration Reform
- February 15, 2018

That framework set out four pillars that the White House wants to see addressed in any legislation: legal status for DACA recipients , more spending on border security, ending the visa program that lets immigrants in the USA bring their family members over, and eliminating the diversity visa lottery . (more...)
India, US working together to isolate Pakistan at key Paris meet India, US working together to isolate Pakistan at key Paris meet
- February 15, 2018

The motion against Pakistan could be adopted at the FATF meeting scheduled to take place in Paris from February 18 to 23. "We are now working with the U.S., UK, Germany, and France for the nomination to be withdrawn". The promulgation of the ordinance will make it possible to proscribe terror outfits and individuals such Saeed's JuD and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) and thus end the inconsistency by bringing terror entities now listed by Islamabad and entities who are on the UNSC ... (more...)
Sinn Fein To Meet With Irish And UK Governments After Talks Fail Sinn Fein To Meet With Irish And UK Governments After Talks Fail
- February 15, 2018

Sinn Fein is to meet with both the Irish and United Kingdom governments today, 15 February, after DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed talks to restore power-sharing in NI had failed . The DUP has revealed that there was "no current prospect " of an agreement, bringing Wednesday's discussion to an end. The British government , which is overseeing the talks alongside the Irish government , has already had to take steps towards ruling the region directly from London for the first time in a ... (more...)
James Investment Research Inc. Purchases 89658 Shares of Huntsman Co. (NYSE:HUN)
- February 15, 2018

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.87% of the company's stock. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $56.58. Driehaus Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.09% in Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL). ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Huntsman (HUN) PT Raised to $42.00" was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. (more...)
Infiltration bid foiled on LoC in Poonch Infiltration bid foiled on LoC in Poonch
- February 15, 2018

Taking notice of the incident, the Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces. "The troops fired and the intruding terrorists were forced to beat a hasty retreat into the Pakistani side", said sources adding that a search operation is on in the area. (more...)
Matiang'i moves to appeals court to challenge order on Miguna Matiang'i moves to appeals court to challenge order on Miguna
- February 15, 2018

In a statement, Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho says the high court ruling ordering the director of Immigration Gordon Kuhalangwa to within 7 days surrender Miguna's passport to the court is not in the best interests of the country. (more...)
Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) To Release Earnings
- February 15, 2018

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of -0.56%. The 52 week range is a simple technical indicator that lists the highest and lowest price at which a security was sold over preceding 52 weeks (or one year). (more...)
Ahead of Tillerson's visit, Lebanon seeks strategy to weather regional turmoil Ahead of Tillerson's visit, Lebanon seeks strategy to weather regional turmoil
- February 15, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities overseas to help reduce tensions in the region. Earlier in the day, he met with key allies of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah group including the president and parliament speaker. (more...)
Trump administration proposes big changes for SNAP benefits Trump administration proposes big changes for SNAP benefits
- February 15, 2018

Across all Gerrity's locations food stamp reimbursement hold on average eight to 12 percent of their annual income. Stacy Dean, vice president for food assistance policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities , said the proposed cuts to SNAP account for almost 30 percent of the program . (more...)
Man goes on trial over Stockholm truck attack Man goes on trial over Stockholm truck attack
- February 15, 2018

Prosecutors have said they will seek a life sentence for Akilov and, thereafter, his expulsion from the Scandinavian country. Eriksson said his client "stole the truck and drove it" for almost 500 metres at an average speed of 60 km per hour (37 mph) with the intention "to get Sweden to end its participation in the coalition against the Islamic State". (more...)
For the aged: Svindal wins downhill; oldest Alpine winner For the aged: Svindal wins downhill; oldest Alpine winner
- February 15, 2018

Svindal had made a tepid start amid near-perfect conditions but excelled on the bottom half of the course, recording a time that would prove insurmountable. He fell behind Feuz's second and third intermediate times after going wide on the first jump, but regrouped in the final run-in with a powerful display befitting a racer who won a medal of each colour in the 2010 Vancouver Games before flopping in Sochi. (more...)
TMO got it wrong TMO got it wrong
- February 15, 2018

That's one of the traditions of rugby, you get on with it , you respect that decision. South Africa's Jonathan Kaplan, rated the game's best referee at the peak of his powers, wrote in the Telegraph Newspaper that try should have been awarded and Welsh coach Warren Gatland said the TMO had made at awful mistake. (more...)
Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan
- February 15, 2018

Overall, more than 10,000 civilian casualties - 3,438 people killed and 7,015 injured - were documented in 2017, one of the deadliest years in the recent history of the country, reeling from the insurgency now entering its 17th year. "It has indeed been a hard year". The remaining third were killed either during military action between the Afghan army and militants or in air strikes by the USA and worldwide allies. (more...)
Sessions Smokin' Mad at Republican Senator Spearheading Actual Drug War Resistance Sessions Smokin' Mad at Republican Senator Spearheading Actual Drug War Resistance
- February 15, 2018

There is no permanent presidential appointee at the Justice Department in charge of combating terrorism because a Republican senator has put discretionary federal marijuana enforcement above US national security in his priorities. Our nominee to lead the National Security Division was approved unanimously in committee. I don't have the authority to say that something is legal when it is illegal-even if I wanted to. (more...)
Oxfam scandal: Disgraced former Haiti director slams 'exaggerations and lies' Oxfam scandal: Disgraced former Haiti director slams 'exaggerations and lies'
- February 15, 2018

No apology for the ugly betrayal of the people they exist to help. But it stressed the dismissal of Damien Berrendorf, who served as the Oxfam's country director in Haiti from 2012 to 2017, was "not related to sexual misconduct " and was "not connected to the case in 2011". (more...)
Israel and Iran are on the brink of war Israel and Iran are on the brink of war
- February 15, 2018

Echoing remarks earlier this week from the State Department and Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Haley said that Israel "rightly took action to defend itself". "The US government has been instrumental in the growth of [ISIS] and terrorism in the Middle East ", said the statement, sent by the head of the Mission's press office, Alireza Miryousefi. (more...)
Dutch FM resigns triggering vote of no-confidence Dutch FM resigns triggering vote of no-confidence
- February 15, 2018

Opposition MPs said they did not believe Rutte had so under-estimated the situation and said they could not imagine that the prime minister had not discussed such an explosive situation with others. "A lie is a sin, but not a mortal sin", he said, adding that Zijlstra's remarks were accurate. He also justified his resignation resolution as a result of how significant it is for the Netherlands to have a foreign minister with credibility that goes "beyond doubt, both inside and outside of the ... (more...)
Need a job? Home Depot and Lowe's are hiring 130000 seasonal employees! Need a job? Home Depot and Lowe's are hiring 130000 seasonal employees!
- February 15, 2018

Credit Suisse initiated the shares of AIG in report on Friday, October 7 with "Neutral" rating. Adage Prtn Grp Limited Liability Co has 0.67% invested in The Home Depot, Inc . 7,853 shares valued at $614,857 were sold by Hollifield Matthew V on Friday, September 22. Carnegie Capital Asset Management Llc, which manages about $792.00 million and $854.73 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing In (NASDAQ:ADP) by 3,944 shares to 10,482 shares, valued at $1.23 ... (more...)
Baltimore police guilty of robbing citizens Baltimore police guilty of robbing citizens
- February 15, 2018

Four other members of the now defunct gun squad have pleaded guilty, cooperated and testified in this case and had their sentences reduced. They also alleged that a deputy police commissioner, Dean Palmere, coached task force members in what to say to avoid punishment following an unjustified shooting in 2009, and that the chief of the internal affairs unit, Ian Dombroski, routinely agreed to authorize fraudulent overtime hours as a reward for making gun arrests. (more...)
Pakistan strongly rejects allegations of Indian media about Sunjwan Camp attack Pakistan strongly rejects allegations of Indian media about Sunjwan Camp attack
- February 15, 2018

It was the worst militant attack in months in Kashmir and threatened to fuel tensions between India and Pakistan , whose ties are already at a low point. Sitharaman said Pakistan has been violating ceasefire to help infiltrators. Indian defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters the army had evidence the attack originated from Pakistan. (more...)
CNN Terror Expert Breaks Down In Tears Over Florida Shooting CNN Terror Expert Breaks Down In Tears Over Florida Shooting
- February 15, 2018

Can we not acknowledge in this country that we cannot accept this? "I talked to a terrorist who nearly died", after being sent by ISIS and Al-Qaeda to detonate a vehicle bomb, Mudd said, seeming to stray somewhat. "Unfortunately, lessons are never, ever learned". Baldwin, Nelson for reelection Dems press Trump for "Buy American" proposals in infrastructure plan Chuck Schumer's deal with the devil MORE (D-Conn.), a vocal advocate for gun legislation, condemned the shooting on the ... (more...)
Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's charities; seizes his offices, assets Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's charities; seizes his offices, assets
- February 15, 2018

Pakistan, however, appears to be confident that the US move to place Pakistan on a list of countries failing to prevent terrorism financing, will not succeed. Rawalpindi commissioner Nadeem Aslam told Reuters that officials had "taken over all the JuD and FIF assets" and that the "takeover was complete". "There is no justification for the USA move as we have already taken the required actions", Miftah Ismail, an advisor to the prime minister on finance, who effectively acts as the finance ... (more...)

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