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Oxfam: Witness 'threatened' in sexual misconduct probe Oxfam: Witness 'threatened' in sexual misconduct probe
- February 19, 2018

Seven Oxfam employees left the organisation over their behaviour in Haiti in 2011, including three who resigned for using prostitutes on Oxfam property. The release of the investigation comes more than a week after reports surfaced that Oxfam employees paid sex workers while on an aid mission following Haiti's devastating 2010 quake. (more...)
Israel, US successfully test Arrow-3 missile Israel, US successfully test Arrow-3 missile
- February 19, 2018

Over the past eight years, the United States has given Israel $1.55 billion to cover the costs of these missile defense joint ventures. "We are happy with the results". The missile stayed its course and had there been a real target. "During the interception test, we imagined a full operational scenario". The following month another test of the Arrow-3 was cut short after a problem in the transfer of data from the ground system. (more...)
Sunshine Sunday before Spring-like temperatures and rain
- February 19, 2018

If we see minimal cloud cover, some areas will approach 80°. Skies are partly-to-mostly cloudy throughout the week. Highs Wednesday will be even warmer. Otherwise, clouds will remain in place, but we may see a few peaks of sunshine. As the cold front passes through Thursday morning, off and on rain chances come back, with more rain chances for next Saturday as well. (more...)
Family Hosting Florida Shooter Opens Up About the 'Monster' Under Their Roof Family Hosting Florida Shooter Opens Up About the 'Monster' Under Their Roof
- February 19, 2018

Ms Snead, a neonatal nurse, and Mr Snead, an army veteran and military intelligence analyst, told the South Florida Sun Sentinel: "We didn't see this side of him". They say they didn't notice anything different about the 19-year-old's behaviour ahead of the Valentine's Day massacre. During the drive, James received a troubling phone call from a SWAT officer inquiring about Cruz's whereabouts. (more...)
George Christensen breaks his silence on 'inappropriate' Facebook gun post George Christensen breaks his silence on 'inappropriate' Facebook gun post
- February 19, 2018

The photograph was reported to the Australian Federal Police by Green leader Richard Di Natale who was "disgusted" by the image. Greens Senator Di Natale said Mr Christensen was giving people a licence to behave in a violent way towards others with a different opinion. (more...)
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj Mahal Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj Mahal
- February 19, 2018

Dressed in Indian attire, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family - Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and kids Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien- visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Monday morning. He is accompanied by Canadian ministers like Navdeep Bains, Amarjeet Sohi, Bardish Chagger and Kirsty Duncan. The next day, he is scheduled to address a conference of young change-makers before wrapping up his visit. (more...)
Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria Kurdish YPG says three foreign members killed in Syria
- February 19, 2018

When asked about the reported deal, YPG spokesman Nouri Mahmoud repeated an earlier statement that said the Syrian army had yet to respond to their calls to help protect Afrin. The Syrian army will enter Afrin on Monday, Sheikho Blo, a Kurdish commander, was quoted by the Rudaw Kurdish news outlet as saying. On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria. (more...)
US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing US, China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' in Beijing
- February 19, 2018

The report said that when the United States military aide tried to enter the Great Hall of the People with the case Chinese security officials blocked his way. When the White House official insisted that the USA would set the rules for its own leader, her Chinese counterpart shot back in English: "This is our country!" At the airport there, authorities rolled out the red carpet for arriving leaders but Obama, who was on his final trip to Asia, was forced to disembark Air Force One via a ... (more...)
North Korea Media Mocks Pence For Not Interacting With Delegation North Korea Media Mocks Pence For Not Interacting With Delegation
- February 19, 2018

If a successful propaganda campaign on the global stage is what Kim Jong-un wanted, then his sister earned a gold medal. The South Korean president used the Lunar New Year's celebrations to keep the momentum going. North Korea poses a serious danger and rattles its sabers with recent nuclear and missile-launch tests. Is it possible, though, that the exercises will be scaled down - at least to the point of not staging mock air strikes or "decapitation" of the North Korean leadership? ... (more...)
Prominent Republican donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons Prominent Republican donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons
- February 19, 2018

Bush's presidential campaigns, said there have been too many mass shootings not to enforce a ban. Hoffman. "It's the end of the road for me". The Florida-based former ambassador to Portugal has donated millions to GOP candidates and political groups over the years, reported the paper. (more...)
Brendan Cox resigns from late wife's charity following allegations of sexual misconduct Brendan Cox resigns from late wife's charity following allegations of sexual misconduct
- February 19, 2018

Cox in 2015 and investigated accusations of "inappropriate behavior" against him, but that he had resigned before the inquiry was completed. Jo Cox's sister Kim Leadbeater said in a statement yesterday it was another very hard day for the family but that they would support Cox. (more...)
Zimbabwe government to fulfil pledges made to Tsvangirai: President Mnangagwa Zimbabwe government to fulfil pledges made to Tsvangirai: President Mnangagwa
- February 19, 2018

Tsvangirai died in hospital in South Africa on 15 February at the age of 65. "He travelled a hard journey and we should remember that". He also urged unity as power struggles rocked the opposition. Tsvangirai, the fiercest opponent of Zanu-PF rule, had led the opposition MDC since its formation in 1999. Condolences have been pouring in from all over the world and the country's former prime minister, who has been described as a vibrant and energetic leader during his time as a challenger to ... (more...)
Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Expected To Plead Guilty In Russia Probe Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Expected To Plead Guilty In Russia Probe
- February 19, 2018

That individual and others who discussed the matter spoke on condition of anonymity, citing a judge's gag order restricting comments about the case to the news media or public. "If you go to trial on this, that's $1 million to $1.5 million". The indictment alleged that both men, who for years were unregistered agents of the Ukraine government, hid millions of dollars of Ukraine-based payments from USA authorities. (more...)
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan marries Bushra Manika Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan marries Bushra Manika
- February 19, 2018

Khan had denied media reports that he had already contracted marriage with Maneka, a day after a Pakistani daily reported that he married her on January 1 in Lahore. According to the official handle, the Nikah took place around 9 PM in the company of close family and friends. After a period of a week, Imran had responded to the media reports and said there was no wedding and that he had only sent a marriage proposal which too was clandestine. (more...)
Avalanches strike again in southern Switzerland Avalanches strike again in southern Switzerland
- February 19, 2018

That avalanche occurred at an altitude of 2,500 metres in Col de Fenestral, which borders France and Italy. "The rescue team has found the two injured walkers and taken them to hospital", he said. The avalanche occurred in the Swiss canton of Valais, an area well-known for its attractive surroundings and alpine sports. Le Dauphine reported the two were skiing on a run that was closed due to the avalanche risk. (more...)
Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday
- February 19, 2018

This system has the potential for rain mixed with snow. A winter storm is expected to dump up to eight inches of snow across parts of the Northeast, according to the National Weather Service . NY1 is forecasting one to three inches of snow in the city. 2"-6 " of heavy , wet snow. Travel will be hard for most of the region from the early evening on Saturday through the early morning on Sunday , so please take extra precautions if you have to drive. (more...)
Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors
- February 19, 2018

But the report ultimately concluded that the future mass-killer was not victimized by his mom - and was receiving sufficient care from a counselor at a Fort Lauderdale clinic, Henderson Mental Health. On Friday, President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital, where he saw two victims and praised the doctors and nurses for their "incredible" job . (more...)
Gay Olympian Uses Thumb Injury To Take A Jab At Mike Pence Gay Olympian Uses Thumb Injury To Take A Jab At Mike Pence
- February 18, 2018

Adam is also a vocal critic of Pence . Rippon said . "I'm not buying it". "When we have people elected into office that believe in conversion therapy and are trying to strip trans rights in the military and do these things that are directly attacking the LGBT community, I have no patience", he said. (more...)
McMaster: Reports 'clearly show' Assad's continuing use of chemical weapons McMaster: Reports 'clearly show' Assad's continuing use of chemical weapons
- February 18, 2018

McMaster added Iran is supporting the Syrian government, which is still using chemical weapons according to public accounts and photos. He noted that the USA had responded in April 2017 to a Syrian chemical attack with a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air force base, but did not detail any concrete plans for further strikes. (more...)
Latest Analysts Research Reports About Cymabay Therapeutics, Inc. (CBAY), Shineco, Inc. (TYHT)
- February 18, 2018

Hilltop Holdings Inc increased its stake in Abbvie Inc (ABBV) by 10.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. On Wednesday, May 11 the stock rating was downgraded by FIG Partners to "Market Perform". 132 funds opened positions while 462 raised stakes. Analysts await Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. Royal National Bank Of Canada holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (more...)
Judge to decide if New Hampshire Powerball-winning woman can remain anonymous Judge to decide if New Hampshire Powerball-winning woman can remain anonymous
- February 18, 2018

In a motion filed Thursday, the lottery commission said it would allow the woman to designate a trust that could collect the money on her behalf - as long as someone brings her winning ticket, photo ID and social security number to a secure location so state officials can make sure she's eligible. (more...)
Trump Criticizes FBI for 'Missing Signals' Before Florida School Shooting Trump Criticizes FBI for 'Missing Signals' Before Florida School Shooting
- February 18, 2018

Organizers behind the Women's March, an anti-Trump and female empowerment protest, called for a 17-minute, nationwide walkout by teachers and students on March 14. "I don't want Trump to come but we want more gun safety", said 18-year-old Kevin Trejos, a senior at the school. Among the student speakers were Cameron Kasky , 17, one of the students who launched "Never Again MSD", which has amassed almost 35,000 followers on Facebook in just three days, and Delaney Tarr, 17, who hid in a ... (more...)
EPA Chief Says He Flies First-Class for Security EPA Chief Says He Flies First-Class for Security
- February 18, 2018

Since then, numerous outlets have reported that Pruitt's unorthodox travel habits don't just include trips to Oklahoma, but that the administrator tends to fly first class or business class when he travels for official government business - a significant departure from his predecessors . (more...)
Lizzy Yarnold defends gold medal in women's skeleton Lizzy Yarnold defends gold medal in women's skeleton
- February 18, 2018

While on the second run, the debutant improved and finished at the top of the leader board with the 2014 Olympic Champion in fourth. A tweet on Uhlaender's twitter feed queried the legality of the suits earlier on Wednesday but the American said her account was being managed by somebody else. (more...)
Five killed in church shooting in Russian region of Dagestan Five killed in church shooting in Russian region of Dagestan
- February 18, 2018

Russian news agencies said the attack occurred as churchgoers celebrated Maslenitsa, a Christian holiday marking the last day before Lent according to the eastern Orthodox calendar. A witness posted a video of the shooting on Twitter, which captured the moment shots were being fired. Some news media outlets said there had been more than one attacker, whom they identified as a husband-and-wife team. (more...)
BJP releases its 'vision document' for Meghalaya BJP releases its 'vision document' for Meghalaya
- February 18, 2018

It is a known fact that the roads are in deplorable condition and he is selling dream of NH-127 B, which is yet to become a reality. The Tura MP alleged that fear has gotten to the Congress chief minister because of the "mass" public support being given to the NPP. (more...)
Pretium Res Inc (PVG): Stock's Stunning Activities
- February 18, 2018

It has underperformed by 3.01% the S&P500. Cqs Cayman Lp decreased Pretium Res Inc ( PVG ) stake by 33.46% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Taking a glance at where the stock might be directed in the future, on a consensus basis, the sell-side has a 52 week price target of $13.74 on the stock, this valuation is based on 5 number of opinions. (more...)
Disrespect to martyr: Family of CRPF jawan returns compensation to Bihar government Disrespect to martyr: Family of CRPF jawan returns compensation to Bihar government
- February 18, 2018

The DG CRPF awarded DG's Commendation Disc and Certificate to constable Raghunath and other jawans and officers, who participated in various anti-militancy operations including the one at Karan Nagar. They (Khan's family) will get compensation within two to three days. Meanwhile, Mujahid Khan's family has refused to accept the compensation announced by the Bihar government, as it was not respectable. (more...)
MSU Board of Trustees Meet in Wake of No Confidence Vote MSU Board of Trustees Meet in Wake of No Confidence Vote
- February 18, 2018

The ESPN report stated the player is being investigated for fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Now, facing pushback for that decision, including calls for their resignation and a "no confidence" vote by the Faculty Senate, trustees on Friday vowed to rebuild trust with students and faculty. (more...)
Behgjet Pacolli offers evidence that Burundi has not revoked Kosovo's recognition Behgjet Pacolli offers evidence that Burundi has not revoked Kosovo's recognition
- February 18, 2018

Kosovo is recognised by 117 countries, including the U.S. and most Western powers, and has joined about 200 worldwide organisations. The Kosovo war started in 1998 and came to an end the following year when Belgrade pulled out after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation bombarded its forces, citing a need for a humanitarian intervention. (more...)

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