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Temperatures to plummet as cold snap from Siberia to hit London Temperatures to plummet as cold snap from Siberia to hit London
- February 24, 2018

The cold weather is part of a Sudden Stratospheric Warming, which refers to a rapid jump in temperatures in the stratosphere, which can then lead to the onset of cold weather. A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire? "It's not just the United Kingdom that will be affected, much of Europe will see temperatures well below average". (more...)
UK Brexit plans an 'illusion', Brussels chief warns UK Brexit plans an 'illusion', Brussels chief warns
- February 24, 2018

The EU is also taking a tougher stance. May is under pressure to set out more details of her position before talks get underway on the future partnership in April, with Brussels warning Britain can not have everything it wants. Merkel has proposed that regions which are taking in and trying to integrate refugees should have that rewarded in the allocation of European Union funding - a less obviously penal approach but one which she had to defend on Friday against criticism in the east. (more...)
Acadian Asset Management LLC Reduces Position in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)
- February 24, 2018

The company has market cap of $497.36 million. They expect $2.92 earnings per share, up 23.21 % or $0.55 from last year's $2.37 per share. About 26.04M shares traded. It also increased its holding in Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) by 15,436 shares in the quarter, for a total of 310,770 shares, and has risen its stake in Canadian National Railway Co (NYSE:CNI). (more...)
Red Cross reveals 21 cases of sexual misconduct among staff Red Cross reveals 21 cases of sexual misconduct among staff
- February 24, 2018

Two others did not have their contracts renewed because of suspected sexual misconduct. Its code of conduct has explicitly forbidden the purchase of sexual services since 2006. Following the disclosure of these incidents, the International Committee of the Red Cross said that it too had previously dismissed staff for sexual misconduct. (more...)
Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions
- February 24, 2018

Ivanka Trump arrived to a red-carpet welcome in South Korea on Friday to attend this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang . -South Korea relations with Moon, according to the report. Ivanka Trump is visiting South Korea for the first time in an official capacity and is expected to stay in Asia's fourth-largest economy for four days and three nights, Yonhap reported Friday. (more...)
Peace in Nagaland will lead to prosperity: Kiren Rijiju Peace in Nagaland will lead to prosperity: Kiren Rijiju
- February 24, 2018

During the past 60 years of Congress rule, Rijiju said that the Congress had 'not brought any significant development in the country and therefore had nothing to boast of its achievements but only criticize the BJP'. "We are going to form the Government", Union Minister of State for Home Affairs said. Claiming that BJP is the "panacea" to all the ailments which the people of NE are facing, the Minister said, that party is ensuring that NE do not get lacking behind in any sector. (more...)
Build Andhra's second capital in Rayalaseema: BJP hits out at ally TDP Build Andhra's second capital in Rayalaseema: BJP hits out at ally TDP
- February 24, 2018

Naidu had a meeting with the TDP leaders at Vijayawada in the morning before leaving for Visakhapatnam, in which he said there was absolutely no meaning in the demand. The BJP also demanded that the number of districts in Rayalaseema region should be increased to eight from the current four - Kurnool , Kadapa, Anantapur and Chittoor. (more...)
(BSX) SVP Sells $439722.00 in Stock
- February 24, 2018

The stock increased 2.72% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $27.2. About 5.17 million shares traded. Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. Valueworks Ltd Com holds 4.1% or 197,765 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Andra Ap has 0.13% invested in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) for 189,600 shares. (more...)
Oklahoma mother-daughter duo shoot would-be robber in their liquor store Oklahoma mother-daughter duo shoot would-be robber in their liquor store
- February 24, 2018

State Police say a brief tussle occurred where the cashier ended up getting pushed to the ground, and the female suspect then fled the store by foot towards the Rail-trail along VT Rt 15. Despite being assaulted, the woman was able to shoot the suspect multiple times. KTUL reports that the owner suffered a gash to the head, which required staples. (more...)
Students Who Survived the Florida School Shooting Refuse to Meet With Trump Students Who Survived the Florida School Shooting Refuse to Meet With Trump
- February 24, 2018

Conservatives on the right advocate for more guns, more armed security, and fewer regulations. Trump also alluded to the FBI's failure to act on tips that the suspect was risky while bemoaning the bureau's focus on Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
U.S. curlers' first gold medals were the wrong ones U.S. curlers' first gold medals were the wrong ones
- February 24, 2018

Usually we're fighting and scrapping to get into the playoffs but for five days we were the best team in the world and we did it at the right time. "It wasn't a big deal at all, I promise", Shuster said. were locked at 5-5 after seven of 10 ends but Shuster's men scored five in the eighth end to open up a huge gap. "The Rejects are Olympic champions". (more...)
Debutants Multan Sultans beat Peshawar Zalmi in PSL opener Debutants Multan Sultans beat Peshawar Zalmi in PSL opener
- February 24, 2018

Kamran Akmal top scored with a brilliant fifty, smashing three sixes and seven fours in his 53 off 32 balls. Skipper Sammy played a brief yet fiery innings of 29 runs off 11 bowls, while Hafeez scored half-century today. Both hoisted Tahir for a six each but Smith finally fell for the trap while going for another big one and handed Kieron Pollard an easy catch at deep mid-on. (more...)
President Trump steps up call for arming teachers
- February 24, 2018

Basking in the glow of a cheering crowd, Trump also offered a greatest-hits recap of his campaign themes during wide-ranging remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference . He said his "administration has had the most successful first year in the history of the presidency", touting the passage of the tax bill, confirmation of a record-number of circuit court judges and moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as some primary accomplishments. (more...)
Flood watch issued for Cumberland County through Sunday evening Flood watch issued for Cumberland County through Sunday evening
- February 24, 2018

Chance of precipitation is 70 percent, with new precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tracking another storm later in the week that will rain Thursday and some snow by Friday . Locally heavy rainfall may occur at times with an additional one to two inches of rain possible before daybreak. (more...)
Trump reiterates call for arming teachers Trump reiterates call for arming teachers
- February 24, 2018

Trump then asked the crowd which they'd rather have - their Second Amendment rights or the tax cuts that Republicans recently passed. "By the way, if you only had a choice of one, what would you rather have?" Chris Murphy, D-Conn., an outspoken advocate for more gun restrictions after the 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, said he expected to meet with White House aides next week. (more...)
Fraudulent LoUs being issued since 2008 says PNB scam accused Gokulnath Shetty Fraudulent LoUs being issued since 2008 says PNB scam accused Gokulnath Shetty
- February 24, 2018

The trio were sent to CBI custody till March 3. This needs to be investigated and the IO needs to confront the accused with various documents. Bechhu Tiwari, the then chief manager in the Forex department; Yashwant Joshi, Scale-II Manager in the Forex department; and Praful Sawant, Scale-I officer handling the exports section, were arrested on Monday. (more...)
Lambert refuses to blame Butland blunder for Stoke failing to beat Leicester Lambert refuses to blame Butland blunder for Stoke failing to beat Leicester
- February 24, 2018

The Stoke forward advanced towards the penalty area before beating Schmeichel with a low curling effort from 22 yards out. After Stoke took the lead through Xherdan Shaqiri's third goal in successive league games just before the interval, Butland parried the ball into his net when under no obvious pressure from Marc Albrighton's 70th-minute cross. (more...)
Stoneman Douglas teachers return to campus nine days after mass shooting Stoneman Douglas teachers return to campus nine days after mass shooting
- February 24, 2018

Two other BSO deputies have been placed on restrictive duty as investigators determine whether anything more could have been done concerning accused shooter. In modern active shooter procedures, law enforcement officers are trained to go toward an active shooter, as research shows an officer's presence can decrease the loss of life. (more...)
Florida leaders propose gun laws Florida leaders propose gun laws
- February 24, 2018

The network reported that "Minneapolis City Council members are working on language to vote on the city taking an official position favoring a statewide assault weapon ban". "Unfortunately, none of the plans I'm announcing today will bring any of them back, but it's important to remember them". The 19-year-old had amassed multiple guns following his mother's death in November, and had posted on social media that "he wants to kill people", the caller said, describing a history of disruptive ... (more...)
NEET: Foreign course rule is not valid for the current students NEET: Foreign course rule is not valid for the current students
- February 24, 2018

After all these concerns, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had given rest to all confusion by declaring that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is mandatory for only Indian students who are willing to study in overseas for getting the medical degrees (MBBS/BDS) on or after May 2018. (more...)
Aruna Budda Reddy clinches bronze at 2018 Gymnastics World Cup Aruna Budda Reddy clinches bronze at 2018 Gymnastics World Cup
- February 24, 2018

Reddy scored 13.649 to win a bronze medal in the women's vault. Aruna Reddy finished behind gold medallist Tjasa Kysslef of Slovania and Australia's Emily Whitehead, who bagged silver. This was Aruna's first global medal through she has taken part at the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2014 Asian Games and the 2017 Asian Championships. (more...)
Dominant Norway proud but humble amid gold rush
- February 24, 2018

Part of their time in South Korea has included getting matching tattoos while in Seoul earlier in the Olympic stretch. The Olympics are all about high-stakes, high-drama competition, and it's been no different with the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang . (more...)
In Odisha, newly-married man, grandmother killed as gift-pack explodes In Odisha, newly-married man, grandmother killed as gift-pack explodes
- February 24, 2018

The groom died in the hospital while his grandmother died on the spot. The Police has begun an investigation into the matter. According to reports by Odishatv.in, the injured were taken to Patnagarh hospital initially. Police said the pair from the Bolangir district of the state got the gift from an unidentified person at their marriage reception on 21 February. Soumya Ranjan Sahoo of Patnagarh married Reema Sahoo on February 18. (more...)
Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe
- February 24, 2018

It is not clear if the Jets would be used for actual combat operations. The Russian mercenaries who carried out the siege - which was repelled by US airstrikes - were reportedly working for oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin , a close ally of Vladimir Putin and the same man accused of running a troll factory that targeted American voters. (more...)
Serbian FM grateful to Russian Federation for support on world stage Serbian FM grateful to Russian Federation for support on world stage
- February 24, 2018

Lavrov landed at the Belgrade Airport on Wednesday afternoon to attend the ceremony of the 180th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. "If not, Serbia is an independent and free country". In a February 19 interview with Serbia's Beta news agency, Lavrov claimed that "anti-Russia" nations were pressuring Balkan countries to choose between the West and Russian Federation. (more...)
Speeding Vehicle Knocks Down Students in India Killing 9, Injuring 24 Speeding Vehicle Knocks Down Students in India Killing 9, Injuring 24
- February 24, 2018

SSP Vivek Kumar has said the police has started its investigation and the Bolero driver who ran away after the incident is being searched by the police and would be arrested soon. In a tragic incident, nine children were killed and 24 others injured after being hit by a speeding vehicle in Bihar's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday. (more...)
Kerala tribal man died of trauma, was beaten up, confirms autopsy report Kerala tribal man died of trauma, was beaten up, confirms autopsy report
- February 24, 2018

Two of Madhu's ribs were broken in the attack, the report said. As the arrested persons' statements support this allegation, action against these officials are nearly sure. "Our ministry has sought a report from the chief secretary about the incident and the action taken by the state government", Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram told a television channel. (more...)
Olympic roundup: Counting down to the closing ceremony at Pyeongchang
- February 24, 2018

US women also broke ground by winning their nation's first-ever medal in cross-country skiing - and the first-ever gold in cross-country for men or women. The U.S. then went out and won the world title. "If someone had told me back in 2002 (at the Salt Lake City Games) that I would still be standing here I would have told them that is not possible", Bjoergen said. (more...)
Left Begins Boycott Campaign Against NRA, Starts With Car Rental Companies Left Begins Boycott Campaign Against NRA, Starts With Car Rental Companies
- February 24, 2018

The "Once Upon a Time in America" actor vented at the car-rental giant in response to a tweet from Enterprise. The announcements came after the progressive news website ThinkProgress listed them as companies that support the NRA. None of the companies gave details about why or when they chose to cut ties with the NRA, but the news comes as the hashtag #BoycottNRA has taken social media by storm. (more...)
Charge dismissed against hunter who shot, killed woman walking dogs Charge dismissed against hunter who shot, killed woman walking dogs
- February 24, 2018

Swanson said he has the option of appealing Judge David Foley's decision or presenting the case again to a grand jury. He's leaning toward the latter because the appeal process could take months and it would be more efficient to revisit the grand jury. (more...)

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