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Louisville vs. Virginia 2018 odds: Cavaliers double-digit home favorites for Wednesday Louisville vs. Virginia 2018 odds: Cavaliers double-digit home favorites for Wednesday
- February 01, 2018

IOWA ST. 93, NO. 15 WEST VIRGINIA 77: Donovan Jackson scored 25 points, Lindell Wigginton added 22 and Iowa State upset West Virginia, sending the short-handed Mountaineers to their fifth loss in six games. His 3 gave Cincinnati its first lead of the second half. In an awkward coincidence, Johnson's picture was on the cover of the school's official program for Wednesday's game. (more...)
Two Key Senators Urge Trump Restraint On Russia-Probe Comments Two Key Senators Urge Trump Restraint On Russia-Probe Comments
- February 01, 2018

The memo's primary contention is that F.B.I. and Justice Department officials failed to adequately explain to an intelligence court judge in initially seeking a warrant for surveillance of Mr. Trump's opponents would effectively be reinstating the baleful independent-counsel statute that was permitted to lapse toward the end of the Clinton administration after it had crippled administrations of both parties. (more...)
Met Office issues ice warning for London with temperatures set to plummet Met Office issues ice warning for London with temperatures set to plummet
- February 01, 2018

Gritters will also be out across Wrexham tonight, with temperatures dropping to just 3C. The entire county is affected by the warning, along with all of South East England and London, parts of Wales, the Midlands and the North East. Rain, sleet and snow is set to turn to ice overnight which could bring travel disruption, forecasters have warned. Thursday night's temperatures will plummet to -2C with hard frost and icy surfaces overnight. (more...)
Maduro announces pre-sale of Venezuela's oil-backed cryptocurrency Maduro announces pre-sale of Venezuela's oil-backed cryptocurrency
- February 01, 2018

Opposition to Maduro said it's illegal to use oil reserves to issue debt, while the US warned investing in the Petro would be seen as an extension of credit to the Venezuelan government. Maduro said that each petro's value would be pegged to the country's vast oil and gas reserves, as well as its mineral wealth, including gold and diamonds and called on Latin American countries' leaders to assume jointly the creation of the cryptocurrency. (more...)
SC disqualifies Senator Nehal Hashmi, orders one-month jail term for contempt SC disqualifies Senator Nehal Hashmi, orders one-month jail term for contempt
- February 01, 2018

With the court decision, Hashmi has also been disqualified for five years to hold a public office after his conviction in the case. The former PML-N stalwart was taken into custody from courtroom by police officials soon after the announcement of verdict to shift him to jail. (more...)
President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day
- February 01, 2018

Pictures of the aftermath showed the blackened husk of the building, whose roof had apparently collapsed due to the fire. The facility, run by a local organisation which supports homeless people, is located in a residential locality. The smoke and flames were rising vertically. "If there had been wind, the damage would have been bigger", she told Jiji. The facility, a social welfare center created to provide shelter for low-income people who have no family to care for them, was completely ... (more...)
Kim Jong-Nam met American days before his death
- February 01, 2018

He was responding to a question from the defense attorneys of two women charged with smearing a deadly nerve agent, VX, on Kim's face as he passed through a busy Kuala Lumpur airport in February previous year. Mr Kim had also used his laptop and USB drive for the last time that day, according to a police computer forensics report. Kim Jong Nam also had $138,000 on him when he was killed, but police said that the cash was unrelated to the meeting with the American. (more...)
North Korea may parade missiles on eve of Olympics North Korea may parade missiles on eve of Olympics
- February 01, 2018

North Korea is reportedly planning to parade its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) on the eve of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Goldstein said fundamentally, the Olympic Games are about the athletes. The post has been vacant since the Trump administration came into office early a year ago, sparking concerns about close coordination between the allies at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. (more...)
Bronx man dies in police custody Bronx man dies in police custody
- February 01, 2018

A 52-year-old man died after being shot Monday night in the Bronx by officers who had responded to a 911 call about a dispute, the NYPD said. Police said two police officers, who were patrolling in the neighborhood, had responded to a 911 call of a stabbing and found the 52-year-old knife-wielding man at the scene chasing another man around a auto. (more...)
NV Progressives Object to Trump's State of Union Proposals NV Progressives Object to Trump's State of Union Proposals
- February 01, 2018

He said he wanted legislation to generate at least $1.5-trillion through a combination of federal, state and local spending as well as private-sector contributions. There was a hardline tone too, as Mr Trump emphasised his desire to tighten immigration policy with an emphasis on protecting American citizens. Congress is trying to enact permanent protections for the young immigrants, possibly next month. (more...)
Russian Federation to create competition for banned Olympic athletes Russian Federation to create competition for banned Olympic athletes
- February 01, 2018

The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the 23rd edition, will begin on February 9 featuring 102 events in 15 sports and host athletes from across the world. More than a hundred petitions against the unified team have gone to the presidential Blue House's website. The South Korean government described the decision as "very regrettable". (more...)
Karnataka Budget: Pay, pension hike likely to be announced Karnataka Budget: Pay, pension hike likely to be announced
- February 01, 2018

After revision, the minimum revised pension will be Rs 8,500 with the maximum pension fixed at Rs 75,300 per month plus dearness allowance. Family pension would have an upper limit of Rs. The Commission has also recommended a hike in pension for those aged above 80 - 20% for those aged 80-85 years; 30% for 85-90 years; 40% for 90-95 years; and 50% for 95-100 years old. (more...)
Prosecute drivers for going 1mph over the limit, says police chief Prosecute drivers for going 1mph over the limit, says police chief
- February 01, 2018

Andy Bangham, chief constable of West Mercia Police, said yesterday at the Police Confederation roads policing conference that "enough is enough" when it comes to this 10 per cent "buffer". According to Bangham, speed awareness courses should only be offered to drivers marginally caught over the speed limit - everyone else should be targeted with a fine and points. (more...)
E-way bill mandatory from today E-way bill mandatory from today
- February 01, 2018

Interestingly, E-way Bill is not required if goods are transported by non-motorised conveyances. "The website designed by the department for generating E-way Bill is very user-friendly and thus I hope it will not trouble the bill generators". (more...)
Twitter warns more of its users about Russian propaganda Twitter warns more of its users about Russian propaganda
- February 01, 2018

The social media platform has been conducting an investigation into propaganda efforts by the IRA, which a declassified intelligence community assessment has said is likely financed by a "close Putin ally with ties to Russian Federation intelligence". (more...)
Polish law on Holocaust responsibility was consulted with Israel Polish law on Holocaust responsibility was consulted with Israel
- February 01, 2018

Research showing some Poles had participated in the Nazi German atrocities shook the belief of many that the nation was only a victim of World War Two and had conducted itself honorably. The comment was later removed. In another case, a Polish state radio commentator, Piotr Nisztor, suggested that Poles who support the Israeli position should consider relinquishing their citizenship. (more...)
Israel group to sue New Zealanders for backing Lorde boycott Israel group to sue New Zealanders for backing Lorde boycott
- February 01, 2018

The group, which filed the lawsuit in a Jerusalem court on Tuesday, is suing on behalf of three Israeli would-be concertgoers - Ayelet Wurtzel, Shoshana Steinbach and Ahuva Fogel - for about 13,000 U.S. Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options. Shortly afterwards, Lorde announced she would no longer be visiting Tel Aviv as part of her "Melodrama" world tour. (more...)
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour Arrested at Airport Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour Arrested at Airport
- February 01, 2018

Haley Barbour , who still occasionally appears on cable news as a commentator, says he forgot he had the gun after his assistant moved it from his desk to in his briefcase, The Associated Press reports. "It gives our officers a better look at what could possibly be inside of those items", said Carrie Harmon with TSA. "They did exactly what they should have done, which was treat me like anybody else", Barbour said. (more...)
U.S. confirms extended protections for Syrians U.S. confirms extended protections for Syrians
- February 01, 2018

About 7,000 Syrians now live in the country through TPS, which is granted "due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country's nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately", including during wars and after natural disasters, according to U.S. (more...)
Super Blood Moon over Williams Lake Super Blood Moon over Williams Lake
- February 01, 2018

Johnston has been following and writing about the Moon since 2004, when he and about 20 colleagues at NASA Headquarters would get together after work during the full moon in "celebratory attire"-which for Johnston meant his signature bow tie". (more...)

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