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7-Year-Old Boy Arrested 7-Year-Old Boy Arrested
- January 30, 2018

After all the violence, he apparently calmed down and was taken to the principal's office. According to an incident report, the child hit the teacher repeatedly in the back - and continued punching and kicking her until they both fell on the ground. (more...)
Saudi Attorney General: Anti-Corruption Settlements Stand at More than SAR400 Billion Saudi Attorney General: Anti-Corruption Settlements Stand at More than SAR400 Billion
- January 30, 2018

Saudi Arabia has generated over 400 billion riyals ($106.7 billion) in anti-corruption settlements, according to the kingdom's Attorney-General Saud al-Mujib. The attorney general said 56 people remain in custody. Those still held could now face prosecution and prison time, the government has previously warned. (more...)
Snoopers' Charter dealt blow as United Kingdom gov's surveillance regime is ruled 'unlawful' Snoopers' Charter dealt blow as United Kingdom gov's surveillance regime is ruled 'unlawful'
- January 30, 2018

The Home Office announced a series of safeguards in November in anticipation of the ruling. The court's judgement (Google Drive download) also found the law allowed police and public bodies to authorise their own access to data collected about people in the United Kingdom, without oversight. (more...)
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Is Now an ABC News Contributor Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Is Now an ABC News Contributor
- January 30, 2018

The hiring is scheduled to be announced Tuesday on " Good Morning America " during the 7 a.m. hour, according to the sources, who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss it publicly. Murphy said Christie's decision to withdraw from the compact led New Jersey to fall behind on critical goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of global climate change. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty
- January 30, 2018

Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said he has completed inquiries into 381 high-profile corruption suspects and made a decision to keep 56 in custody and free the rest. It is more than double estimates made by senior Saudi officials in the early days of the extraordinary probe, which was ordered by the country's monarch, King Salman , and launched by his son and heir, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (more...)
Here's what went wrong with that Hawaii missile alert, the FCC says Here's what went wrong with that Hawaii missile alert, the FCC says
- January 30, 2018

The drill recording did not follow the standard script for a drill but included the phrase: "This is not a drill". The FCC said Hawaii has been testing alert capabilities, and he mistook a drill for a real warning about a missile threat. (more...)
Nebraska Rallies Over Badgers Nebraska Rallies Over Badgers
- January 30, 2018

Nebraska is now 17-8 overall and gets a rest before returning to action at Minnesota Tuesday, February 6. Forward Isaac Copeland added 17 points and guard Glynn Watson 15. "We weren't as sharp or as fine-tuned as what we had been for the first 30 minutes". Nebraska now has won three straight and 10 of 13. It didn't work as Palmer raced to the rim for a layup and Watson drew a foul and made two free throws to cut the deficit to one with 7:28 left. (more...)
Philadelphia mayor accepts Brockton mayor's Rocky statue guess Philadelphia mayor accepts Brockton mayor's Rocky statue guess
- January 30, 2018

The two mayors came to the agreement while attending the United States Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C. Now, should the Patriots capture their third Super Bowl title in four years, the Rocky Balboa statue will wear Patriots clothing. (more...)
Police shoot, kill man in the Bronx, NYPD says Police shoot, kill man in the Bronx, NYPD says
- January 30, 2018

A man is dead and three police officers were hurt after a landlord-tenant dispute in the Belmont section of the Bronx Monday night. Police described the incident as a possible landlord-tenant dispute. Police said the man was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been released. "He shouldn't have had a knife, maybe he should have dropped it, but they didn't have to kill him", Belmont resident Antoine Fletcher said. (more...)
Government drops plan to introduce orange passport for ECR category Government drops plan to introduce orange passport for ECR category
- January 30, 2018

The petitioners, lawyer Shamsuddeen Karunagappally and Shajahan, argued that the government's decision would lead to the segregation of people on the basis of their educational qualifications and economic status. The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday withdrew its decision to introduce an orange passport for people belonging to ECR category. White coloured passports are issued to government officers, passports with red jacket are issued to diplomats and rest other citizens get blue cover ... (more...)
(NYSE:CMP) Position Reduced by GW&K Investment Management LLC
- January 30, 2018

KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) by 49.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Parnassus Investments, which manages about $10.39B and $24.41 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 284,450 shares. (more...)
NIA to probe Kerala woman's forced conversion NIA to probe Kerala woman's forced conversion
- January 30, 2018

The Kochi unit of the agency registered a first information report before NIA special court judge Kauser Edappagath at his residence here on Sunday night. He then began to threaten her and forced her to marry him. Later, in August 2017, he took her to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and restricted her from getting in touch with her parents back in India. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga offer contrasting Grammy performances Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga offer contrasting Grammy performances
- January 30, 2018

When it was time to crown the final award of the night at the 2018 Grammys , U2 and the Edge had the honor of announcing Bruno as the victor for Album of the Year . Cuban-born Camila Cabello delivered the message to the Dreamers ("We remember that this country was built by Dreamers, for Dreamers, chasing the American dream "). (more...)
FHP says man struck trooper's cruiser on goal FHP says man struck trooper's cruiser on goal
- January 30, 2018

FHP says the driver continued to travel without stopping after hitting the children. She kept driving and dropped her sibling at school before returning to the scene. The driver of the Cadillac, 45-year-old Michelle Maugeri, was hospitalized with serious injuries. Authorities say a Florida man purposefully crashed his auto into a state trooper's patrol vehicle. (more...)
Whale found dead off Virginia may have been entangled Whale found dead off Virginia may have been entangled
- January 30, 2018

On Saturday, the tug Cape Henry Express was able to secure the whale carcass and towed it to the Virginia Beach area. There are less than 500 North Atlantic right whales left. He's a wildlife biologist for Florida Fish and Wildlife. The whale appeared to have become entangled in some kind of line. They say this is the furthest south any dead humpback has been found after two years of increasing mortality rates along the East Coast. (more...)
LS Speaker and govt meet political leadership today LS Speaker and govt meet political leadership today
- January 30, 2018

The Finance Minister will present the Union Budget 2018 for the fiscal year 2018-19 on February 1. The session is likely to see important bills, including one for the commission for backward classes and another on Triple Talaq. "We hope the Triple Talaq Bill is passed in Rajya Sabha too". JD (U) leader Harivansh Narayan Singh said that grave issues concerning the nation were discussed. (more...)
Joy Behar Confronts Kirsten Gillibrand About Al Franken on The View Joy Behar Confronts Kirsten Gillibrand About Al Franken on The View
- January 30, 2018

Al Franken , a close friend and ally, to leave office amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct. "He should resign because of that, he should be held accountable", Ms. Clinton when she ran for House in 2006. "I think this moment of time we're in is very different. Do you think her response this weekend was appropriate?" How am I suppose to tell him it's OK to grab a woman here. (more...)
Federal judge orders release of immigrant rights activist: 'The Constitution commands better' Federal judge orders release of immigrant rights activist: 'The Constitution commands better'
- January 30, 2018

The case is Ragbir v. Sessions , No. 18-cv-236 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY. A spokesman from U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment Monday night. Granting a habeas petition filed on behalf of Ravi Ragbir, executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest of the Southern District of New York said it was wrong for Ragbir to be taken into ... (more...)
5 including 3 attackers killed, fighting on Afghan military base over 5 including 3 attackers killed, fighting on Afghan military base over
- January 30, 2018

The latest raid comes days after a Taliban suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of the capital, killing at least 103 people and wounding 235 in one of the worst bombings in the city in recent years. (more...)
Governor rejects proposed Vancouver oil terminal Governor rejects proposed Vancouver oil terminal
- January 30, 2018

Also, the study identified as a risk the potentially negative consequences for low-income communities and even the risk of an quake that could cause an oil spill in the port. The project has been under review by the Energy Site Evaluation Council since August 2013. The companies have said they were extremely disappointed with the decision of the panel back in November, with a spokesman saying that the commission "has set an impossible standard for new energy facilities based on the risk of ... (more...)

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