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Gov. Scott Focusing On Puerto Ricans Displaced By Hurricane Maria Gov. Scott Focusing On Puerto Ricans Displaced By Hurricane Maria
- January 03, 2018

They will be accompanied for support by a mechanic, an engineer and a logistics expert. Ahead of crews' arrival in early January, APS is transporting vehicles and equipment via barges from the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Now Puerto Rico is bracing for another blow: a housing meltdown that could far surpass the worst of the foreclosure crisis that devastated Phoenix, Las Vegas, Southern California and South Florida in the past decade. (more...)
At least 25 dead in Peru as bus plunges over cliff At least 25 dead in Peru as bus plunges over cliff
- January 03, 2018

The bus was carrying some 50 passengers when it collided into an oncoming trailer truck around midday and skidded off the road about 48 kilometers north of Lima , in a location known as Pasamayo . At least 36 people have been killed after a bus plunged off a 330ft cliff at a corner known as "Devil's Curve". Miguel Sidia, a transportation expert in Peru, said that while road conditions in the Andean nation have improved in recent years, lack of driver education and little enforcement of ... (more...)
Nine more people killed in anti-government protests in Iran Nine more people killed in anti-government protests in Iran
- January 03, 2018

In the central city of Najafabad, a demonstrator opened fire on police with a hunting rifle, killing one and wounding three others, state television said. US President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly criticized Tehran over 4 days of demonstrations, said it was "time for a change" and that Iran's people were "hungry" for freedom. (more...)
Assessment values rise in Kootenays Assessment values rise in Kootenays
- January 03, 2018

A total of nearly $460 million of the region's updated assessments is from new construction, subdivisions and rezoning of properties. BC Assessment highlighted homes in North Langley ($896,000, up six per cent) East Langley ($625,000, up 11 per cent) and South Langley ($970,000, up 10 per cent). (more...)
"Swatting" Suspect In Wichita Shooting May Have Done Same Prank To KABC
- January 03, 2018

Authorities haven't released the name of the man who was killed Thursday, but relatives have identified him as 28-year-old Andrew Finch. Officers responded to the residence, and when a man opened the front door police told him to put his hands up and move slowly. (more...)
Haley: 'Iranian people are now finding their voice' Haley: 'Iranian people are now finding their voice'
- January 03, 2018

In a New Year's Day address Kim Jong-un said the USA could not start a war against his country because he has a nuclear weapons button on his desk and claimed the whole of America is in the range of his missiles . Should the talks be held on January 9, it would be the first such dialogue since a vice-ministerial meeting in December 2015. And he warned he had a nuclear button on his desk capable of launching missiles at the US. (more...)
North Korea offered talks as UNSC adopts new sanctions — Global Geopolitical Series North Korea offered talks as UNSC adopts new sanctions — Global Geopolitical Series
- January 03, 2018

The Trump presidency has been "incredibly disruptive, certainly unpredictable in many many ways", the retired admiral said on "This Week". "The money didn't go to benefit the people, it went to benefit the Ayatollah and his henchmen". Graham said. "The only way he'll change his behavior [is] if he believes Donald Trump would use military force to destroy his regime". Another challenge - dealing North Korea's warning that its nuclear force is now a reality, not just a threat. (more...)
Rajinikanth vs Kamal Haasan political slugfest in the offing? Rajinikanth vs Kamal Haasan political slugfest in the offing?
- January 02, 2018

Top actor Rajinikanth, who is set to launch a political outfit ahead of next assembly polls in Tamil Nadu , on Tuesday declined to specify when he would announce the name and symbol of his proposed party. He felt that Rajinikanth was apparently trying to capitalise on the current crisis in the AIADMK and hence might have taken the decision to plunge into politics. (more...)
Austin couple accused of having oral sex at restaurant Austin couple accused of having oral sex at restaurant
- January 02, 2018

Police addressed witnesses who said they saw the two engagin in oral sex for around five minutes at their booth, as per the oath. After speaking to multiple witnesses regarding the alleged oral sex-and obtaining surveillance footage to confirm those witness statements-police arrested both the man and the woman. (more...)
Macron minister vows crackdown after police attacks and 'ritual' auto torching Macron minister vows crackdown after police attacks and 'ritual' auto torching
- January 02, 2018

At one stage, her colleague appears so badly beaten up that he takes his gun out his holster, but does not let off a shot. The video has upset many across France , including country's leader, President Emmanuel Macron , who via Twitter pledged to bring the culprits to justice. (more...)
2 dead, 7 in serious condition after choking on 'mochi' cakes 2 dead, 7 in serious condition after choking on 'mochi' cakes
- January 02, 2018

According to the Tokyo Fire Department , 15 people were taken to hospitals on January 1 after encountering problems swallowing the glutinous pieces of pounded rice. The mochi cakes are typically prepared to celebrate the New Year's holiday. People are also advised to consume the sweet treats slowly, but they have caused multiple choking deaths over the years. (more...)
Utah Senator Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement Utah Senator Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement
- January 02, 2018

The Senate Finance Committee chairman released a video statement on Twitter where he reflected on his extensive career in national politics. "After much prayer and discussion with family and friends, I've chose to retire at the end of this term", Hatch, 83, said in a video posted on Twitter. (more...)
Defence ministry clears procurement of weapons for Navy, IAF Defence ministry clears procurement of weapons for Navy, IAF
- January 02, 2018

The defense ministry on Tuesday gave the final go-ahead for the deal that has been long negotiated. The nod to the Missile Defence System from Israel came ahead of a proposed visit to India by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of this month. (more...)
Bachmann says she's 'praying' on possible run for Franken's seat Bachmann says she's 'praying' on possible run for Franken's seat
- January 02, 2018

Senate seat that is set to be vacated by Al Franken . She's just waiting for a sign from God. The former Congresswoman insists she ran for president not to win but to put Obamacare front and center - something she credits herself with helping to get repealed. (more...)
North Korean leader warns USA of 'nuclear button on his desk' North Korean leader warns USA of 'nuclear button on his desk'
- January 02, 2018

In his New Year's message, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un proposed immediate dialogue between the two Koreas on his willingness to send a delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games slated for next month. Moon's stance has been compared to the so-called "Sunshine Policy" of the liberal governments of 1998 to 2008. Under the Sunshine Policy, Seoul actively engaged Pyongyang, which led to closer relations on both sides of the border and saw two South Korean presidents visit the North ... (more...)
Police Fatally Shot a Man During a Swatting Hoax Police Fatally Shot a Man During a Swatting Hoax
- January 02, 2018

According to authorities, Barriss has been previously charged with a crime. Tyler Barriss , of Los Angeles, California, was arrested on suspicion of making a hoax phone call to police. In addition to the 911 call audio, police also released seven seconds of grainy footage from a body-camera worn by an officer standing next to the officer who fired the shot. (more...)
Man charged over death of London pub worker Man charged over death of London pub worker
- January 02, 2018

She was due to meet them at another friend's home in Enfield, north London, later that evening before spending Christmas Day there, but never arrived. Lovely barmaid Iuliana Tudos, 22, was murdered as she walked through Finsbury Park, North London, on Christmas EveWho was Iluiana Tudos? "We have police out and about on patrol and local Neighbourhood Policing Teams have been out speaking to members of the community". (more...)
Shooting in Brantford being treated as homicide Shooting in Brantford being treated as homicide
- January 02, 2018

The shooting left one person dead and prompted hospital staff to call a "code silver", triggered in response to an "active threat", said vice-president of clinical programs Wendy Pomponio. The victim was taken to the hospital's emergency room with a gunshot wound and pronounced dead, she added. Still, residents and businesses in the area will continue to see an increased police presence as the investigation continues. (more...)
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc
- January 02, 2018

About 865,947 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.01% the S&P500. Century Inc reported 0.03% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Brinker Capital Inc sold 23,339 shares as Abbvie Inc (ABBV)'s stock rose 6.17%. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by Telsey Advisory Group. J.P. Morgan downgraded Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Among 29 analysts covering BP ( NYSE:BP ), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. (more...)
Trump slams Pakistan for 'lies & deceit' in New Year's tweet Trump slams Pakistan for 'lies & deceit' in New Year's tweet
- January 02, 2018

The raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in 2011 was just one example of high-value targets living in Pakistan in close proximity to Pakistan Intelligence Services (IS), who have somehow been able to address threats to Pakistan but claim ignorance or turn away when confronted by the United States about groups like the Taliban, Haqqani network or al Qaeda, who launch attacks against the USA in Afghanistan and elsewhere. (more...)

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