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Graham leads No. 11 Kansas past Texas Graham leads No. 11 Kansas past Texas
- January 01, 2018

Bamba, however, cooled down in the second half with only six points. Guard Jaylen Adams had 23 points in the victory over Syracuse, and he is capable of taking over any game. The four the senior knocked down before intermission not only looked smooth coming off his right hand, but they also came at pivotal junctures. "It was nearly like playing the (Golden State) Warriors". (more...)
Foreign agents blamed for death of two protesters
- January 01, 2018

On Saturday, Telegram had suspended the account of one Iranian channel, Amad News, saying it had violated the service's terms of use by calling for violence. President Hassan Rouhani has so far not made any statement since the protests started. Trump , whose travel bans blocked Iranians from getting US visas, again tweeted about the protests Sunday. (more...)
First baby of new year born just after midnight in Limerick First baby of new year born just after midnight in Limerick
- January 01, 2018

The baby weighed in at 2.9kg (6lbs 4oz). Area hospitals all work together with labor and delivery staff at midnight on New Year's every year to determine exactly which baby was the first to be born in the new year. The unnamed baby girl, born to Tania Shirin, weighed in at 4 pounds, 11.5 ounces. Five babies were born in the course of the morning at the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital in Dublin . (more...)
Ex-GOP lawmaker: GOP has Trump's blessing to attack Mueller Ex-GOP lawmaker: GOP has Trump's blessing to attack Mueller
- January 01, 2018

His words are all the more striking since the Trump administration has accused Mueller of being biased against the Republican president. Several Republicans, including Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, have called for the removal of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe - a move Democrats have argued is an effort to undermine Mueller as his investigation ramps up and to give Trump cover should he try to remove Mueller, a step the White House insists is not on the table. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) EPS Estimated At $1.56
- January 01, 2018

Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc who had been investing in Trupanion Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $879.27 million market cap company. JP Morgan initiated the shares of UTX in report on Thursday, October 8 with "Neutral" rating. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 19 report. (more...)
Iran president supports protesters' rights Iran president supports protesters' rights
- January 01, 2018

Meanwhile, authorities acknowledged the first fatalities in the protests, during clashes late Saturday in Doroud, some 325 kilometers (200 miles) southwest of Tehran in Lorestan province, where protesters had gathered for an unauthorized rally, said Habibollah Khojastepour, the security deputy of Lorestan's governor. (more...)
United Nations leader issues 'red alert' for unity in 2018 United Nations leader issues 'red alert' for unity in 2018
- January 01, 2018

Perils, including deepening conflicts and new dangers emerged, and global concerns over nuclear weapons reached the highest since the Cold War, he added. For Guterres, peace can not be achieved unless there is unity in the world. However, the Secretary General's dreams for peace were not reachable. (more...)
2 protesters killed in western Iran 2 protesters killed in western Iran
- January 01, 2018

President Donald Trump wrote of his support for the Iranian protesters, saying that the world was watching. Abdolreza Rahmani- Fazli, Iran's interior minister, warned people not to take part in "illegal gatherings". Videos circulating on social media late Saturday appeared to show fallen protesters in Dorud as gunshots sounded in the background. Protests broke out in several towns and cities in a fourth night of demonstrations against economic problems. (more...)
Iran state TV says 10 killed in protests Iran state TV says 10 killed in protests
- January 01, 2018

Iranian state TV is reporting that 10 people have been killed amid nationwide protests, without elaborating. The authorities said at the time that security forces did not open fire on demonstrators, and blamed the deaths instead on Sunni Muslim extremists and foreign powers. (more...)
Daughter of police victim dies from brain damage Daughter of police victim dies from brain damage
- January 01, 2018

Erica Garner suffered a heart attack and had been hospitalized since the day before Christmas Eve. "She was a warrior, she was a fighter and we didn't pull the plug on her", Esaw Snipes , Garner's mother, told the New York Daily News . (more...)
Likud Party approves annexation of W. Bank settlements Likud Party approves annexation of W. Bank settlements
- January 01, 2018

The non-binding vote by the party's decision-making committee called on its MPs "to spread Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria (the West Bank)". Palestinians hope to make East Jerusalem the capital of a future state. In 1981, Israel enacted civilian law on the Golan Heights, territory captured from Syria in 1967, a de facto annexation of the strategic plateau. (more...)
Two killed in Iran as anti-government protests continue Two killed in Iran as anti-government protests continue
- January 01, 2018

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov tweeted on Sunday, "Iranian authorities are blocking access to Telegram for the majority of Iranians" after the company refused to shut down some "peacefully protesting channels". Reports say the protests sparked by anger over Iran's ailing economy, have gained momentum and has turned violent, video footage shows. He said "no shots were fired by the police and security forces", and blamed "foreign agents" and "enemies of the revolutions". (more...)
Costa Rican plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens Costa Rican plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens
- January 01, 2018

Earlier Sunday, heavy winds had forced the plane's pilots to land at another airport and delay their arrival in Punta Islita, Teletica said. Cubillo said the cause was under investigation. A video of the crash site obtained from Costa Rica's Security Ministry shows orange flames consuming a pile of blackened ruins, with plane parts scattered in an area thick with trees. (more...)
Trump Again Threatens Status Of DACA, Demands Border Wall Trump Again Threatens Status Of DACA, Demands Border Wall
- January 01, 2018

Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of the president, said he would work with Trump to protect Dreamers. President Donald Trump has again threatened the future status of a program that allowed children who were brought to or remained in the USA illegally to stay here, demanding he get a bigger border wall separating the US and Mexico. (more...)
Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at Age 27 Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at Age 27
- January 01, 2018

Ms Garner suffered serious brain damage after a heart attack a week ago. It was her second heart attack, her mother told the New York Daily News . After news of Garner's death broke, many took to social media to pay tribute to her. Snipes said that Garner was not removed from life support, and "left on her own terms". (more...)
Flags Lowered to Honor Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish Flags Lowered to Honor Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish
- January 01, 2018

Deputy Zackari Parrish died in the shooting. He had been a deputy for about seven months. "His wife told me he loved this job more than any he ever had", Spurlock said. Parrish had been shot several times. Officers were able to enter the apartment and recover Parrish's body. Spurlock said at this point, investigators are still waiting for search warrants. (more...)
Indian human traffickers 'used fake rugby tour to smuggle boys to France' Indian human traffickers 'used fake rugby tour to smuggle boys to France'
- January 01, 2018

The CBI officials said that in their visa application, the agents had shown that the 25 students in the age group of 13-18 years were going to attend a rugby training camp in Paris. The worldwide agency in turn informed the CBI, which registered a preliminary enquiry. The boys visited Paris and also attended the training camp for around a week. (more...)
New Jersey Minimum Wage Set to Increase in 2018 New Jersey Minimum Wage Set to Increase in 2018
- January 01, 2018

The federal minimum wage has not increased since 2009 and remains $7.25 an hour. It's the final definitive increase provided by a 2014 law, the state said Friday. It needs roughly 252,000 valid voter signatures in a six-month window to submit the proposal to the Republican-led Legislature. The minimum wage for the rest of the state will rise to $11.10 at the end of 2018, $11.80 at the end of 2019, and $12.50 on December 31, 2020. (more...)
This may be Donald Trump's dumbest tweet yet This may be Donald Trump's dumbest tweet yet
- January 01, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Thursday made light of climate change science as an Arctic chill settled on much of the central and north-eastern United States and Canada, forcing people indoors, stranding motorists and complicating firefighting duties. (more...)
Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted
- January 01, 2018

Ringo Starr said of his solo knighthood in a press statement via the BBC: "It's great!" News. "It's an honor and a pleasure to be considered and acknowledged for my music and my charity work, both of which I love". The biannual honors list is released on the Queen's official birthday in June and at the end of each year. Starr maintained a high public profile through his narration over 1984-86 of the popular TV children's series Thomas & Friends, based on the Thomas the Tank Engine series ... (more...)

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