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Van Persie returns home to Feyenoord Van Persie returns home to Feyenoord
- January 20, 2018

The former Dutch worldwide as well as Manchester United and Arsenal (England) ex-forward had started his professional football career at Feyenoord, where he played from 2001 to 2004. Giovanni van Bronckhorst's side now sit fifth in the Dutch top-flight, 14 points adrift of leaders PSV. Van Persie would go on to score 21 goals in 76 matches across all competitions for the club before moving to Arsenal in the summer of 2004, where he would spend the next eight seasons, arriving just after ... (more...)
Two foreigners kidnapped in Kaduna rescued Two foreigners kidnapped in Kaduna rescued
- January 20, 2018

Reports had specifically said they were kidnapped along Jere-Kagarko Road in Kaduna State . He said "One suspect has been arrested in connection with the abduction of the four expatriates". One of them is female. The highly authoritative newspaper said a senior police officer informed it that the victims were rescued around 7.30am on Saturday in fairly good conditions and had been handed over to American Embassy in Abuja for medical attention. (more...)
China says U.S. warship violated sovereignty in South China Sea China says U.S. warship violated sovereignty in South China Sea
- January 20, 2018

The incident took place Wednesday, two days before Defense Secretary Jim Mattis unveiled a new strategy calling China and Russian Federation the biggest threats to the US, not terrorism. China, which has been reinforcing its hold on the disputed SCS with military installations in the shoals and reclaimed islands, claims sovereignty over nearly all of it. (more...)
CFPB to seek public comments on regulations CFPB to seek public comments on regulations
- January 20, 2018

So when the rules were finalized past year, the bureau estimated that loan volume in the payday lending industry could fall by roughly two-thirds, with most of the decline coming from repeat loans no longer being renewed. His control is facing a legal challenge from CFPB deputy director Leandra English. "It is a troubling move from a man who is clearly hellbent on dismantling the agency he has been tasked with overseeing when he should be fulfilling its mission to protect consumers and hold ... (more...)
Transcript: Trump dossier initially focused on real estate Transcript: Trump dossier initially focused on real estate
- January 20, 2018

Testimony from Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson alleges that President Donald Trump, shown with Russian President Vladimir Putin, had ties to the Russian mafia during his real estate development days. Mudd was responding to allegations that Simpson made during a November 14 interview before the House Intelligence Committee about Donald Trump's business dealings with Russians. (more...)
House Democrat Pelosi hopeful Schumer finds Trump-backed immigration bill House Democrat Pelosi hopeful Schumer finds Trump-backed immigration bill
- January 20, 2018

Schumer noted he and the president covered all the "major outstanding issues" holding up the funding bill, including immigration and other priorities such as disaster relief, but he said no deal was made. "We will not negotiate the status of unlawful immigrants while Democrats hold our lawful citizens hostage over their reckless demands", the statement said after the funding legislation failed to get the 60 votes needed to overcome a procedural hurdle. (more...)
Canadian government issues travel warning to Jamaica Canadian government issues travel warning to Jamaica
- January 20, 2018

The British tourists were warned to stay inside their resorts in Jamaica , BBC reports. Last year, 335 murders were recorded in St. James, which is twice as many as any of the other 13 administrative parishes in the country. "Effective communications will occur by order and in accordance with the emergence powers regulations". The advisory also includes Montego Bay . Four gunmen, wielding AK-47 assault rifles, targeted the vehicle, killing the driver and injuring the other men. (more...)
Pak needs to change its mindset on terrorism: India at UNSC meet Pak needs to change its mindset on terrorism: India at UNSC meet
- January 20, 2018

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced it would suspend $1.9 billion in aid to Pakistan until Islamabad took "decisive action" against the Afghan Taliban and the Afghan insurgent group known as the Haqqani network. "We have even seen certain countries pursue counterproductive strategies that provide support to the Taliban in the name of countering ISIS". "These mindsets differentiate between "good" and bad terrorists", he said. (more...)
KCG Holdings Inc. Invests $1929000 in Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN)
- January 20, 2018

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.80 million activity. The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Wyndham Worldwide Corporation have a median target of $113, with a high estimate of $125 and a low estimate of $90. (more...)
USS Fitzgerald arrives in MS for repairs from fatal collision USS Fitzgerald arrives in MS for repairs from fatal collision
- January 20, 2018

The Navy has been reeling from tough questions arising from the two collisions. Navy investigations found that the crashes of the USS Fitzgerald and John S. McCain crewmembers. When the danger was finally identified, the officer of the deck froze, giving an order and then retracting it as danger rapidly approached. (more...)
Big Crowds Expected At Women's Marches In Vegas And Reno Big Crowds Expected At Women's Marches In Vegas And Reno
- January 20, 2018

Along with hundreds of gatherings today and Sunday across the US and in places such as Beijing, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Nairobi, Kenya, a rally Sunday in Las Vegas will kick off an effort to register 1 million voters and target swing states in the midterm elections. (more...)
Supreme Court assigns Judge BH Loya case as per roster Supreme Court assigns Judge BH Loya case as per roster
- January 20, 2018

The bench had directed the Maharashtra government, which submitted details on the case in a sealed envelope, to make its contents public to the petitioners as it is "a matter where they should see everything". Posting this case before Justice Arun Mishra's bench was apparently the trigger that had led the four senior-most judges to come out openly against the Chief Justice of India. (more...)
ABVP member hacked to death by unidentified gang in Kerala ABVP member hacked to death by unidentified gang in Kerala
- January 20, 2018

A group of masked men, who came in a black vehicle, attacked Shyam Prasad with sharp weapons. The chasing assailants caught him on the verandah of the house and hacked him with sharp weapons, the police said. BJP leadership alleged that the Islamic-Jehadi extremists are behind the murder and there should be strong protest against it. The party members have, however, chose to exempt vehicles from the hartal . (more...)
Ashleigh Banfield Trades Barbs Over Aziz Ansari Allegations Ashleigh Banfield Trades Barbs Over Aziz Ansari Allegations
- January 20, 2018

HLN host Ashleigh Banfield , 50, also used a portion of her segment on Crime & Justice on January 15 to call out the anonymous woman. A single complaint by a nameless accuser has tarnished the reputation of a man who should probably do a better job communicating with his sex partner. (more...)
Want immigrants from everywhere, says US President Donald Trump Want immigrants from everywhere, says US President Donald Trump
- January 20, 2018

Mr Trump said he was "ready, willing and able" to reach a deal to protect illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported but that he did not believe Democrats wanted an agreement. " The president hasn't said he didn't use strong language", press secretary Sarah Sanders said. Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Steve Bannon On Capital Hill Steve Bannon On Capital Hill
- January 20, 2018

The 64-year-old ex-Breitbart News chief reportedly told the investigators that he couldn't discuss his time on the presidential transition or in the White House because of "executive privilege". But it's unclear if executive privilege applies to happenings before President Donald Trump took office. When asked whether he believes the White House is interfering with the House investigation, Conaway sidestepped the question. (more...)
Feds to seek death penalty in Christensen case Feds to seek death penalty in Christensen case
- January 20, 2018

District Court in central IL provides several reasons for why the death penalty is called for in Brendt Christensen's case, including because he allegedly tortured 26-year-old Yingying Zhang before killing her. The filing also mentions a previous attack prosecutors believe Christensen carried out in 2013 when he allegedly choked and sexually assaulted another woman. (more...)
Clever British Bookstore Uses Trump Quote To Advertise 'Fire And Fury' Clever British Bookstore Uses Trump Quote To Advertise 'Fire And Fury'
- January 20, 2018

Reuters editor Robin Pomeroy posted this photo Wednesday on Twitter. " Fire & Fury: Inside The Trump White House " mainly tells the story of Trump's first year as president with an emphasis on it being in disarray. The book is reportedly heading to the small screen thanks to Endeavor Content, which bought the television rights to the book in a seven-figure deal. (more...)
Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports
- January 20, 2018

The subpoena could be a negotiating tactic. Moments before Collins spoke with Cuomo, Rep. Adam Schiff - the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee - had come out of the meeting that lasted more than 10 hours. Two other former Trump associates, George Papadopoulos and former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn have already been indicted on charges of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)
Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving Threshold Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving Threshold
- January 20, 2018

In its report , the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine also recommended sharp increases of alcohol taxes and making alcohol less conveniently available for purchase in stores, bars and restaurants. Is it time for a tougher strategy to counter drunken driving? But since then, progress has stagnated and, recently, begun to reverse. In 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board also recommended lowering the drunk driving threshold. (more...)

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