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Senate gives final passage to contested surveillance bill Senate gives final passage to contested surveillance bill
- January 19, 2018

The dramatic vote saw key lawmakers lobbied on the floor by both intelligence-community defenders and civil-liberties champions. On Tuesday, by a vote of 60-38, the Senate defeated a filibuster of the bill. "We could never get a straight answer". He said today: "We especially criticize those [19] Democrats who voted for cloture [Tuesday], and in doing so broke with a bipartisan and principled set of senators who support real reform". (more...)
Man arrested, charged in downtown Toronto murders Man arrested, charged in downtown Toronto murders
- January 19, 2018

Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old freelance landscaper from Toronto, was arrested Thursday morning and is charged in connection with the homicides of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen. He said that for investigative reasons no picture of the accused was being released at present. Brunett's and Kinsman's disappearances reminded locals of three other men who disappeared from the village between mid-2010 and late 2012. (more...)
Former US President Barack Obama's love story with wife Michelle Obama Former US President Barack Obama's love story with wife Michelle Obama
- January 19, 2018

On Wednesday, the 44th first lady shared a photo of the tulip-and-rose assortment that came with a handwritten note from her husband. Michelle posted a photo to Instagram thanking Barack as well as the many fans who have also sent her letters for her birthday. (more...)
Trump pledges 'total support' for Pa. House candidate Trump pledges 'total support' for Pa. House candidate
- January 19, 2018

Speaking in Pennsylvania to promote the tax cut law passed in December, Trump is highlighting the almost $250 billion that Apple is repatriating from overseas under a one-time break on offshore profits. President Trump on Thursday spoke about the tax reform bill and the economy at H&K Equipment Inc., a provider of material handling equipment based in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. (more...)
Alarm as wolf escapes from wildlife sanctuary Alarm as wolf escapes from wildlife sanctuary
- January 19, 2018

A local told Newbury Today there was a police officer outside Beenham Primary School this morning informing people of the wolf scare. Police confirmed that Torak - who is one of the sanctuary's largest wolves and described by his keepers as a "gentle giant" - was captured unharmed by officers and sanctuary staff. (more...)
Yes, Donald Trump is a racist Yes, Donald Trump is a racist
- January 19, 2018

Trump has been accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting on last Thursday. "I don't think this will just blow over", said Peter Lewis, director of African Studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. (more...)
United Nations envoy 'very hopeful' about solving Macedonia name dispute United Nations envoy 'very hopeful' about solving Macedonia name dispute
- January 18, 2018

On arrival to Skopje on Wednesday, Stoltenberg told Macedonia's MIA news agency that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would invite Macedonia to join the alliance as soon as it solves the dispute with Greece. "At the summit in Bucharest and all subsequent summits, they agreed that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will invite [FYROM] to join after a mutually acceptable solution to the name issue under United Nations auspices is reached", he stressed. (more...)
One Swedish national killed while skiing in Gulmarg; 1 rescued One Swedish national killed while skiing in Gulmarg; 1 rescued
- January 18, 2018

He is reportedly in a stable condition now. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned how the two skiers were allowed to ski despite an avalanche warning issued a day before. Nestled in the mountain range that encircles the Indian-held Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg is a stone's throw from the highly-militarised disputed border with Pakistan. (more...)
Trump's doctor has Trump's doctor has "no concerns" about US President's health
- January 18, 2018

The results were something the White House ― which had refused to say beforehand whether Trump would take a cognitive assessment ― was pleased to discuss, and Jackson spent almost a full hour taking questions about Trump's physical exam at Tuesday's daily briefing. (more...)
Solar PV costs expected to be cut in half by 2020 Solar PV costs expected to be cut in half by 2020
- January 18, 2018

The UAE-based intergovernmental organization in its new report dubbed " Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017 " estimated that all renewable technologies are going to be competitive by 2020 by generating power in the $0.03-0.10/kWh range. (more...)
7 new stats that blow up leftist narratives on abortion 7 new stats that blow up leftist narratives on abortion
- January 18, 2018

Nor can abortion be thought of as a partisan issue since majorities of Democrats, Independents and Republicans all agree that it should be substantially restricted. "This year, the survey found that 76 percent of Americans want such limits". He cited Trump's 2017 expansion of the "Mexico City Policy", which requires foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving American health assistance to certify that they do not use other nongovernment funds to pay for abortions. (more...)
Designer Kim Jones to step down from Louis Vuitton Designer Kim Jones to step down from Louis Vuitton
- January 18, 2018

He is a Central Saint Martins graduate who founded his own men's wear line in London, closing it in 2008 to become creative director of Dunhill and then moving to Louis Vuitton in 2011. Vuitton has yet to reveal its succession plan for the plum post, which has gained visibility thanks to Vuitton's mighty show and campaign budgets, Jones' clutch of celebrity friends and the brand's high-profile collaborations with the likes of Supreme and British artists Jake and Dinos Chapman. (more...)
Opposition parties call Centre's decision to withdraw Haj subsidy arbitrary and selective Opposition parties call Centre's decision to withdraw Haj subsidy arbitrary and selective
- January 18, 2018

Haj subsidy is a benefit of secularism like all other subsidies for various pilgrimages. "The fare will be less without subsidy", he said. A day after the Central government chose to stop the subsidy given for Haj pilgrimage, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said the State government would request the Centre to reconsider its decision. (more...)
Czech PM Loses Confidence Vote Czech PM Loses Confidence Vote
- January 18, 2018

Babiš, 63, a billionaire tycoon who is the Czech Republic's second-richest man, faces yet another potential setback when MPs vote on whether to remove his parliamentary immunity, which protects him from prosecution. Babis was tried in the previous term as Deputy Prime Minister and responsible for Finance and lost parliamentary immunity, recovered by obtaining deputy minutes after the elections. (more...)
Porn Star Stormy Daniels Shared Gritty Details Of Affair With President Trump Porn Star Stormy Daniels Shared Gritty Details Of Affair With President Trump
- January 18, 2018

Separately, Clifford denied that she received "hush money" and that the relationship ever took place. She added that Daniels told her the next morning how the evening had unfolded. DONALD Trump told a porn star that he had an affair with that she reminded him of his daughter Ivanka. In the In Touch article, Daniels purportedly told the magazine that she and Trump had several more encounters over the next few years. (more...)
SC Refuses To Restrain Media From Reporting On Judges' Row SC Refuses To Restrain Media From Reporting On Judges' Row
- January 18, 2018

It was a second meeting that the CJI held with the four judges after the crisis erupted. Earlier, CJI Dipak Misra had met the four other judges, Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph on Tuesday morning to break the ice. (more...)
Police seize 1600 pounds of coke disguised as pineapples Police seize 1600 pounds of coke disguised as pineapples
- January 18, 2018

Nine people were arrested in this joint operation with Portuguese police to seize the pineapples, along with nearly $500,000 in cash. The cylinders were placed inside fresh pineapple skins and transported across South American borders. They say that led to an import company shipping fruit from Panama to Portugal and to a search of ships at the port of Lisbon. Portuguese investigators told Global News in a statement that "this organised worldwide group had repeatedly brought large ... (more...)
Palestinian awqaf min.: Visiting Quds not Palestinian awqaf min.: Visiting Quds not "normalization" with Israel
- January 18, 2018

The two leaders held talks on the latest developments of the Palestinian cause within the framework of ongoing coordination and cooperation between the two countries to probe the Arab and global efforts aiming at confronting the recent U.S. (more...)
Traders Alert: HP Inc. (HPQ), The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)
- January 18, 2018

The Charles Schwab Corporation had a return on equity of 13.64% and a net margin of 24.77%. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500. Connors Investor Services Inc decreased its stake in Abbvie (ABBV) by 45.26% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
ICE plans major sweep in Northern California, Bay Area ICE plans major sweep in Northern California, Bay Area
- January 18, 2018

The unconstitutional pushback comes as ICE plans raids across California and other sanctuary areas because federal authorities can no longer count on the local police to coordinate with them . A spokeswoman for the city's police department said Chief Anne Kirkpatrick "supports and values Oakland as a sanctuary city". Based on media accounts and individual reports , campus Chicano studies assistant professor Chris Zepeda-Millan said larger raids typically include arrests of a few hundred ... (more...)

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