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President Trump acts to protect conscience rights of health workers President Trump acts to protect conscience rights of health workers
- January 21, 2018

Opponents reacted swiftly and strongly to an HHS plan to create a "conscience and religious freedom" division, saying the move promotes discrimination against women and LGBTQ patients. Freedom of religion is at the core of our national fabric and our Constitution. In October, the administration approved two new rules that allowed for-profit and non-profit entities to obtain exemptions from the Affordable Care Act law that required employers to provide birth control coverage. (more...)
Kansas City Southern Q4 Profit Surges; Results Beat View Kansas City Southern Q4 Profit Surges; Results Beat View
- January 20, 2018

About 1.63M shares traded or 41.61% up from the average. Kansas City Southern , a USA railroad with extensive operations in Mexico, sought to ease investor fears on Friday over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, touting forecasts of solid freight volumes and a stronger economy in 2018. (more...)
Rocket Lab to attempt lift-off again today Rocket Lab to attempt lift-off again today
- January 21, 2018

Rocket Lab staff released weather balloons on Saturday morning, and the data from them would inform whether a launch attempt will be made and at what time. The flight will be the second for Rocket Lab and will carry small Earth-imaging satellites for United States companies Planet Labs and Spire Global. (more...)
Office of profit case: Shiv Sena raises doubts over EC's recommendation Office of profit case: Shiv Sena raises doubts over EC's recommendation
- January 21, 2018

On Friday, the poll panel recommended to President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs or lawmakers for holding offices of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries, triggering calls for resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal . The reply said the PWD had renovations done and the water and electricity bills were paid by the ACL department. Article 191 of the Constitution has not defined what is an "office of profit" which has paved the way to the Courts to lay down the law. (more...)
ANC NEC assigns officials to negotiate Zuma's exit ANC NEC assigns officials to negotiate Zuma's exit
- January 20, 2018

Zuma's departure would enable Ramaphosa, 65, to take over as the nation's president and try to convince voters that he's committed to meeting his pledges to rebuild the battered economy and clamp down on the graft that's become synonymous with the Zuma era. (more...)
Seoul Requests N. Korea's Explanation for Canceled Visit Seoul Requests N. Korea's Explanation for Canceled Visit
- January 20, 2018

A meeting at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland kicked off about half an hour ago, to determine North Korea's participation at next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics. A lot of them were South Koreans left stranded after the 1950-1953 Korean War, but hundreds of others from around the world - including women from Lebanon, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Romania and France - were taken or disappeared while visiting the country between the 1960s and ... (more...)
Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein nearing new leadership Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein nearing new leadership
- January 20, 2018

The party's deputy leader and Dublin Central TD was announced as president-elect at a Sinn Féin AGM in Belfast this morning, a day after nominations for the leadership closed. The change represents a major shift for Sinn Fein, so closely associated with Adams' leadership, which started in November 1983. With the big two parties likely to be able to form another minority government at best at elections that could come as soon as this year, McDonald's leadership could also make Sinn Fein a ... (more...)
Kyrgios brushes Australian Open doubles Kyrgios brushes Australian Open doubles
- January 20, 2018

Finally, Britain's Kyle Edmund continued his good showing in Melbourne , reaching the third round of the Australian Open for the first time following a five set 7-6 (0), 3-6, 4-6, 6-0, 7-5 marathon win over Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia. (more...)
Federal government shuts down after Senate talks fail Federal government shuts down after Senate talks fail
- January 20, 2018

The House passed the bill Thursday on a 230-197 vote. But, of course, there are more substantive issues than timing. From midnight Friday, in the absence of an agreed spending plan, federal services began to come to a halt or be scaled back, even as lawmakers continued to argue on the floor of the Senate. (more...)
Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel
- January 20, 2018

Another ministry spokesman told Germany's dpa news agency that the attackers set fire to the kitchen and took up positions on the hotel's fourth and fifth floors. They are "shooting at guests", he said. The fourth floor of the hotel is also on fire, the NDS said. Security in Kabul has been tightened since May 31 when a massive truck bomb ripped through the diplomatic quarter, killing some 150 people and wounding around 400 others - mostly civilians. (more...)
Insider News of Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)
- January 20, 2018

Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 60 percent. Moon Capital Management Lp who had been investing in General Mtrs Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $62.78B market cap company. Ls Advsrs Lc invested in 0.01% or 15,582 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il reported 3,271 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Shelton Capital reported 10,151 shares. (more...)
Sharif's daughter to contest from Lahore seat in 2018 Pak elections Sharif's daughter to contest from Lahore seat in 2018 Pak elections
- January 20, 2018

The President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said the people of Pakistan had rejected the verdict announced by the Supreme Court in July previous year, which led his ouster as the Country's prime minister as well as the member of the Parliament. (more...)
Nine die in plastic factory fire in Bawana Delhi Nine die in plastic factory fire in Bawana Delhi
- January 20, 2018

GC Mishra, the director of Delhi Fire Services, said that they had received a call around 6.30pm about the fire at the F-block following which half-a-dozen fire tenders were pressed into service. However, no casualties were reported. "Learnt about a serious fire incident in a private factory at Bawana. May those who are injured recover quickly". (more...)
Eleven killed, dozens injured in Turkey bus crash Eleven killed, dozens injured in Turkey bus crash
- January 20, 2018

At least 11 people were killed and 46 injured after a bus carrying passengers bound for a ski trip crashed in Eskisehir province of Turkey on Saturday, AP reported. The driver and his assistant, who both sustained minor injuries, were taken into custody as part of the probe. Turkey has a poor track record in road safety, with more than a million accidents in 2016 and 7,300 deaths, according to official statistics, the AFP news agency reports. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar
- January 20, 2018

Stephen Paddock , the 64-year-old who police believe acted alone in the shooting, had purchased 29 firearms between 1982 and 2016, according to the report, but then bought almost twice that many between October 2016 and September 2017, according to the report. (more...)
Trump to host gala marking anniversary of inauguration at Mar-a-Lago Trump to host gala marking anniversary of inauguration at Mar-a-Lago
- January 20, 2018

As of Thursday night, the odds of the Senate easily passing the spending bill passed by the House on Thursday looked poor. For another $150,000 a pair, deep-pocketed donors can join a roundtable discussion with the commander-in-chief. on Friday. The Federal Government officially shut-down at midnight Friday night, and now lawmakers are all pointing fingers. Democrats demanded an immigration measure be added to the funding bill to protect a large group of young, undocumented immigrants ... (more...)
Trump on Exercising: 'I Mean I Walk, I This, I That' Trump on Exercising: 'I Mean I Walk, I This, I That'
- January 20, 2018

Presidents don't typically sit for cognitive assessments during their periodic physical exams. Under repeated questioning at the White House that lasted an hour, Jackson said he had no concerns about Trump's physical, mental, or emotional ability to do the job. (more...)
Macron says 'special' United Kingdom deal possible Macron says 'special' United Kingdom deal possible
- January 20, 2018

He said the United Kingdom could not cherry-pick the elements it liked. British politicians including Jeremy Corbyn have called for the United Kingdom to retain "full access" to the Single Market, which Theresa May's Government is committed to leaving. (more...)
GOP Senators Think Trump Said 'Shithouse' Not 'Shithole' GOP Senators Think Trump Said 'Shithouse' Not 'Shithole'
- January 20, 2018

On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Trump had deemed Haiti, El Salvador and the whole of Africa "s***hole countries" during a bipartisan meeting on immigration with six senators. "I haven't heard any of those six sources other than Senator Durbin talk about what was said". "But second, I've known Dick Durbin for 35 years, he was my roommate for 20 years...he is one of the most honorable people I've met". (more...)
United Nations chief: Iran deal must be preserved United Nations chief: Iran deal must be preserved
- January 20, 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday that any issues not directly related to the Iran nuclear deal "should be addressed without prejudice to preserving the agreement", according to Reuters . Trump agreed to waive sanctions on the Islamic Republic in mid-January as part of the 2015 nuclear pact, but pledged that this time it was the country's "last chance", threatening a USA walkout. (more...)

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