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Woman Imam holds Friday prayers for first time Woman Imam holds Friday prayers for first time
- January 29, 2018

The move is believed to be a first in India, where men usually lead the Jumu'ah prayers on Friday. The Society said the book, prescribed in universities in Arab countries and religious institutions in India, has been instrumental in inciting Muslim youths to terrorism. (more...)
Taliban blast kills 95 in Kabul Taliban blast kills 95 in Kabul
- January 29, 2018

Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, said the attacker used an ambulance to get through one security checkpoint by telling police he was taking a patient to a nearby hospital. Afghanistan has accused Pakistan of providing support to the attackers while President Trump called for " decisive action " against those responsible, branding the bombing as "despicable". (more...)
Trump apologizes for retweeting anti-Muslim videos-sort of Trump apologizes for retweeting anti-Muslim videos-sort of
- January 29, 2018

Sitting beside May on Thursday, Trump dismissed the idea of division between the two as a "false rumor". In order to soften things up with one of America's closest allies, Trump did a sit-down interview with a friend of his, the equally loathed British TV host Piers Morgan . (more...)
US and Europe working on new Iran nuclear deal, says Tillerson US and Europe working on new Iran nuclear deal, says Tillerson
- January 29, 2018

Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Shahrouz Barzegar pointed to a recent meeting between the United States and European officials in London on the 2015 nuclear agreement, and said, "The JCPOA is not renegotiable under any circumstances". Tehran has rejected the notion of renegotiating the agreement, and has accused the USA of reversing on its commitments. During his time in office, his administration has repeatedly cited violations of the deal by the Iranian Regime, which culminated in ... (more...)
Commonwealth Bank emphasises digital nous of new CEO Commonwealth Bank emphasises digital nous of new CEO
- January 29, 2018

Comyn joined Commonwealth Bank in 1999 and has held a number of senior roles. Australia's largest lender, which had been looking for a new CEO since Mr Narev announced his retirement in August, interviewed candidates at home and overseas before opting for one of the executives who a year ago forfeited their short-term bonuses following allegations the bank contravened anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws. (more...)
Aus plan to become one of world's top 10 arms exporters Aus plan to become one of world's top 10 arms exporters
- January 29, 2018

Reports show the Prime Minister will unveil the plan today, making it the first ever national effort to expand our defence industry. Acknowledging the industry can not sustain itself on the needs of the Australian Defence Force alone, the PM said the plan would would give Australian defence companies the support they needed to grow, invest and deliver defence capability. (more...)
Proof that you can get married anywhere Proof that you can get married anywhere
- January 29, 2018

Brian and Maria Schulz chose a Monmouth County Courthouse bathroom for the location of their wedding on Wednesday after the groom's mother fell ill and the couple-to-be needed a quick place to exchange vows, the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office wrote in a Facebook post . (more...)
California Wants Five Million Electric Cars On Roads By 2030 California Wants Five Million Electric Cars On Roads By 2030
- January 29, 2018

Highlighting that California's transportation sector still emits half of the state's greenhouse gases, Governor Jerry Brown has issued a new executive order and plan geared towards creating more dramatic carbon emissions reductions. "In addition, the cap-and-trade investments will, in varying degrees, reduce California's carbon footprint and improve the quality of life for all". The expenditure plan, which must be negotiated with the Legislature, dedicates funding to air pollution, short-lived ... (more...)
Is fitness tracker Strava giving away sensitive military info? Is fitness tracker Strava giving away sensitive military info?
- January 29, 2018

That got military experts, soldiers and much of the internet scouring the map to look for evidence of their activity and wondering if the release of such sensitive location and activity information may have been a military security oversight. (more...)
Ont. Conservative MPP says she flagged Brown rumors to party weeks ago Ont. Conservative MPP says she flagged Brown rumors to party weeks ago
- January 29, 2018

The party hasn't decided who will enter the election as its leader. "And that mandate in our party comes from the 200,000 members", Phillips said. They were unable to say whether this would be the person who leads them into the next provincial election, scheduled for June 7 - less than five months away. (more...)
Greek Foreign Ministry marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Greek Foreign Ministry marks Holocaust Remembrance Day
- January 29, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump at Yad Vashem. "Tomorrow marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death and concentration camp in Poland", the statement released Friday said, noting the United Nations' commemoration of the Holocaust . (more...)
Suspended BJD MP Panda refutes 'utterly false' allegations Suspended BJD MP Panda refutes 'utterly false' allegations
- January 29, 2018

On January 24, BJD President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had suspended Panda from the primary membership of the party with immediate effect for 'anti-party activities '. Panda was elected to Lok Sabha in 2009 and 2014 and had been a Rajya Sabha member from 2000 to 2009. The party has said that Panda has drawn annual salary and allowance of Rs 2 crore, Rs 79 lakhs, Rs 1.45 crore, Rs 1.61 crore and Rs 7.66 crore as IMFA chairman in the last few years. (more...)
First Midwest Bank Trust Division Increases Stake in Intel Corporation
- January 29, 2018

Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $234.37B market cap company. Ltd Llc, a New York-based fund reported 159,496 shares. River Road Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 2.33M shares or 1.11% of their U.S. portfolio. (more...)
(NASDAQ:CELG) Shares Bought by United Asset Strategies Inc
- January 29, 2018

The company had a trading volume of 7,575,881 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,520,000. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 8 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CELG in report on Tuesday, January 23 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Mokonyane: Money alone won't fix City of CT's water woes Mokonyane: Money alone won't fix City of CT's water woes
- January 29, 2018

Hospitals, key economic and industrial areas and densely populated areas with a higher risk of disease would be exempt from a water cut-off, said municipal authorities, who plan to open a disaster operations center on Monday to prepare for a possible closure of taps in a city known internationally for its natural beauty and tourist attractions. (more...)
United Kingdom ministers pledge business as usual with European Union during Brexit transition United Kingdom ministers pledge business as usual with European Union during Brexit transition
- January 29, 2018

The sideline talks reiterated that US-British relations are solid, and pledged to further enhance bilateral cooperation. European Union citizens would also be free to "live and work" in the United Kingdom during the implementation period of "around two years" and have "no new barriers to taking up employment", except having to register with the authorities, the letter said. (more...)
Woman critically injured after stepping into traffic, struck by auto in Elkton Woman critically injured after stepping into traffic, struck by auto in Elkton
- January 29, 2018

Troopers were called shortly after 9:30 a.m.to a crash on I-95 south at Exit 109 in Elkton. State troopers say she then "entered the highway" for unknown reasons. Police closed I-95 South with traffic only getting by on the right shoulder while investigating; traffic was delayed to the DE state line. As of Sunday afternoon, MSP had not released the name of the truck driver, who was not injured. (more...)
Detroit officer shot in head dies from injuries Detroit officer shot in head dies from injuries
- January 29, 2018

Channel 7 and YouTube. He then took a stance and fired shots at the police squad vehicle, hitting Doss. He was rushed to Detroit Receiving Hospital and underwent surgery. Glenn Doss Jr. leaves behind his 9-month-old son, Eli. "He loved the job and he died doing something that he loved", his father Glenn Doss Sr., who is also a career Detroit police officer. (more...)
Palestinian Authority's Mahmoud Abbas Says 'Oslo is Dead' Palestinian Authority's Mahmoud Abbas Says 'Oslo is Dead'
- January 29, 2018

Under the Oslo Peace Agreement signed between the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Israel in 1993, the two sides coordinate to prevent any attack against Israel. (more...)
McConnell Announces Vote on Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act McConnell Announces Vote on Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
- January 29, 2018

A chance for political victories is not the only reason why Republicans have set up a vote to limit debate on the "Pain Capable Child Protection Act". Marjorie Dannenfelser of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List joined the two senators urging passage of the bill. She stated, "We promise that in several of these states - the states where it will have the highest impact - that we will definitely take our troops door-to-door". (more...)

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