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Parents chained 13 malnourished kids to furniture, taunted them with food Parents chained 13 malnourished kids to furniture, taunted them with food
- January 20, 2018

The parents, David and Louise Turpin , were arrested after one child escaped and contacted authorities, leading to the discovery of her 12 imprisoned siblings. Police said she dialed 911 on a deactivated cellphone near the house, which is about 80 miles outside Los Angeles. Louise Anne Turpin and David Allen Turpin were each being held on bail of $12 million. (more...)
Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech Instagram joins crackdown on hate speech
- January 20, 2018

Its third monitoring survey of industry practices found that the four big IT companies committed to the commission's voluntary code of conduct removed from their platforms on average 70 per cent of the illegal hate speech notified to them, most of it within 24 hours. (more...)
Two fishermen missing after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne Two fishermen missing after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne
- January 19, 2018

The Marine Accident Investigations Branch (MAIB) has started an investigation. Their 40ft fishing vessel, understood to be the Nancy Glen, capsized on the evening of Thursday January 18 and, despite the fearless efforts of those on scene to keep it afloat, it subsequently sank. (more...)
Iran nuclear deal can not survive if USA pulls out: Russia's Lavrov Iran nuclear deal can not survive if USA pulls out: Russia's Lavrov
- January 20, 2018

Lavrov and others worry that a USA pullout from the 2015 deal could mean that Washington cannot be trusted to keep agreements, which could harm any future efforts to get North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons. But Lavrov said he is convinced Americans will eventually tire of playing the "Russo-phobic card" and recognize it's in their interest to improve ties between Washington and Moscow. (more...)
Top Performer of the day: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)
- January 20, 2018

Franklin Street Advisors Inc who had been investing in Jpmorgan Chase & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $391.88 billion market cap company. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s dividend payout ratio is presently 35.11%. (NYSE: JPM ) on Tuesday, August 16 to "Market Perform" rating. (more...)
Could false nuke alert happen on the Kenai Peninsula? Could false nuke alert happen on the Kenai Peninsula?
- January 19, 2018

When an alert was sent out to all Hawaiians informing them that a ballistic missile was bound for the island, there was widespread panic across the state. The prolonged and pervasive military presence in Hawaii does not keep us safe but rather makes us a prime target for USA enemies. Hawaii's false emergency alert might have happened because of a technology company's software design. (more...)
Steelers promote Randy Fichtner to offensive coordinator Steelers promote Randy Fichtner to offensive coordinator
- January 19, 2018

Still, Haley's tenure as the architect of a Steelers offense that has been terrific in years past means he'll likely get another chance as an offensive coordinator somewhere else. Roethlisberger was one of the league's hottest quarterbacks over the past two months, averaging 346 yards and three touchdowns per game in his last seven outings. (more...)
Trump's defense strategy sees China and Russian Federation as biggest threats Trump's defense strategy sees China and Russian Federation as biggest threats
- January 19, 2018

He said that ISIS has been defeated, but " violent extremist organizations " including Hezbollah and Al-Qaeda continue to be a threat to America and a matter of concern for the Department of Defense. "There is a practical reality that we need to be able to do things together, to be more interoperable, to be able to divide up missions in a constructive way". (more...)
GOP Rep. Gaetz: 'People Will Go to Jail' When FISA Memo Released GOP Rep. Gaetz: 'People Will Go to Jail' When FISA Memo Released
- January 19, 2018

Meanwhile, reports emerged that the Twitter hashtag calling for the memo's public release - #ReleaseTheMemo - was receiving a major online push by Russian-linked Twitter accounts. Saracarter.com reported Thursday that the release of the FISA abuse memo could potentially bring about the end of Mueller's Trump-Russia probe as well as end the careers of many high-ranking government officials. (more...)
Federal Prosecutors Plan to Retry Sen. Menendez in Corruption Case Federal Prosecutors Plan to Retry Sen. Menendez in Corruption Case
- January 19, 2018

Robert Menendez , whose previous trial ended in a deadlocked jury in November. Menendez is accused of using his office to help Melgen in a multimillion dollar billing dispute, and helping get visas for Melgen's girlfriends. Defense lawyers argued that Menendez and Melgen were longtime friends with no corrupt intent to commit a federal crime. The judge declared a mistrial after interviewing jurors in his office, saying that there was "no alternative". (more...)
Indonesia, Malaysia condemn European Union transfer to restrict palm oil use Indonesia, Malaysia condemn European Union transfer to restrict palm oil use
- January 20, 2018

In the wake of the Brussels vote, Mah said the ministry had also formally written to energy ministers of the bloc to convey "correct facts" of the sustainability of Malaysian palm oil. The palm oil industry employs some 17 million people in Indonesia. "We have to react firmly and clearly say that this is not a good policy". MPOB director-general Datuk Dr Ahmad Kushairi Din told reporters yesterday that 2018 may prove to be a "hard year" for Malaysian palm oil with challenges to overcome, ... (more...)
Trump Era Is Encouraging Rise of World's Dictators, Human Rights Group Says Trump Era Is Encouraging Rise of World's Dictators, Human Rights Group Says
- January 19, 2018

Its executive director, Kenneth Roth , struck out at the US President who he said "displays a disturbing fondness for rights-trampling strongmen". The report also denounced the president's threats to human rights within the USA, noting that "Trump has targeted refugees and immigrants, calling them criminals and security threats; emboldened racist politics by equivocating on white nationalism; and consistently championed anti-Muslim ideas and policies", and cataloging his administration's ... (more...)
Alabama's Saban lands new offensive coordinator Alabama's Saban lands new offensive coordinator
- January 19, 2018

The 48-year-old Locksley also had an opportunity to join the staff under Willie Taggart but elected to stay at Alabama. Locksley was Maryland's offensive coordinator from 2012-2015, and before that was New Mexico's head coach for two-plus seasons, where he was 2-26 before getting fired . (more...)
Kyrie Irving Ruled out vs. 76ers Due to Shoulder Injury Kyrie Irving Ruled out vs. 76ers Due to Shoulder Injury
- January 19, 2018

Ian Clark added 15 from the bench as the Pelicans held their nerve in overtime to close out the win. The Celtics trailed the 76ers by as many as 22 points at the O2 Arena before eventually roaring back in the second half to win the game. (more...)
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino to plead guilty in tax case Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino to plead guilty in tax case
- January 19, 2018

The 36-year-old Jersey Shore star is facing the maximum sentence of five years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of tax evasion, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ) His brother faces three years in prison for pleading guilty to one count of aiding in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return. (more...)
Rare Celestial Event Happening on January 31 Rare Celestial Event Happening on January 31
- January 19, 2018

The total lunar eclipse is called Blood Moon because of the reddish hue of the moon. You can see where the eclipse will be visible in the graphic below. MST. Due to the time difference, the second full moon will fall just after midnight in NSW and Victoria (12:26am) bringing it onto February 1 - therefore not technically a blue moon for Sydneysiders and Victorians - but it will still be a spectacular sight. (more...)
Trump appointee Carl Higbie resigns over comments Trump appointee Carl Higbie resigns over comments
- January 19, 2018

Announcing his resignation on Friday, Mr Higbie apologised for the comments, saying they did not reflect what he stood for. The agency runs volunteer groups including AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and the Social Innovation Fund. In one episode in 2013, he said USA citizens with guns should be allowed to shoot undocumented immigrants at the border. "What's so wrong with wanting to put up a fence and saying, "Hey, everybody with a gun, if you want to go shoot people coming across our border ... (more...)
May and Trump could miss the chance to meet in Davos May and Trump could miss the chance to meet in Davos
- January 19, 2018

The Prime Minister and President may only both be at the World Economic Forum for a few hours and aides have today finding a slot for talks was proving hard. Besides Prime Minister, there will be six Union Ministers including Arun Jaitley who will address three sessions on January 24. "There has been a quantum jump in our rankings in multiple indices and in the context of the recent reforms that the government has announced, particularly in the last one year". (more...)
Is this mom right to charge her 5-year-old daughter rent? Is this mom right to charge her 5-year-old daughter rent?
- January 19, 2018

Atlanta resident Essence Evans published her parenting advice to Facebook Sunday. "So I make her give me $5 dollars back", the financially savvy mother continued. "I make my five-year-old pay rent". "She needs to pay herself first (saving) which teaches her to save her money in the future, give to those who have less (donating) which teaches her empathy for others and enjoy the fruits of her labor hence spending the last". (more...)
Endeavor to Hijack Street on Volatility Facts- Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP)
- January 19, 2018

The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $119.05. About 5,217 shares traded. Pepsico, Inc . (NYSE: PEP ) has risen 12.20% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Allen Invest Management Limited Liability reported 0.03% in Pepsico, Inc . Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Incorporated holds 0.01% or 250 shares. (more...)

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