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Power crisis takes heavy toll on Gaza hospitals Power crisis takes heavy toll on Gaza hospitals
- February 06, 2018

As a response, Israel presented an worldwide committee coordinating Palestinian development aid with a $1 billion list of major infrastructure projects created to relieve an urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping East Jerusalem that has been occupied by Israel since 1967, might eventually serve as the capital of an independent Palestinian state. (more...)
Bucks Hammer Nets, Giannis Injury Scare Bucks Hammer Nets, Giannis Injury Scare
- February 06, 2018

The good news for Bucks fans, though, is Antetokounmpo doesn't think his injury is serious. However, the Bucks star believes that the injury is not going to keep him out of action for long, as he said after the game to Nick Friedell of ESPN : "At first you feel the pain and then you're like, 'How bad is it?" "It was a tough game", Milwaukee guard Khris Middleton told reporters. (more...)
Dubai keeps rank as world's busiest global airport Dubai keeps rank as world's busiest global airport
- February 06, 2018

Dubai International received an average of 7.35 million passengers per month a year ago and had record months in January, July and August of 2017, when traffic breached the 8-million passenger mark, the airport said Monday. South America (+36.1%), Eastern Europe (+25.3%) and Asia (+17.9%) emerged as the top regions, predominantly due to the network expansion of carriers such as Emirates. (more...)
Delhi boy, who was kidnapped from school bus, saved; one captor killed Delhi boy, who was kidnapped from school bus, saved; one captor killed
- February 06, 2018

During the encounter, one of the kidnappers was shot dead by the police, while another was injured. One was shot dead and two others have been arrested after 30 mins of openfire. The police had suspected it as a handiwork of someone who knew the child's family and who was well-aware of his daily routine. "The doctor said that he needed rest", his grandfather said. (more...)
CBI Books Celebrity Jeweller Nirav Modi In Rs 280-Crore Cheating Case CBI Books Celebrity Jeweller Nirav Modi In Rs 280-Crore Cheating Case
- February 06, 2018

Claiming that public money to the tune of Rs 280.70 crore seems to have been "embezzled" by committing fraud, the bank asked the CBI to register the case. The banks said they fraudulently issued eight LOUs totalling Dollars 4.42 crore, equivalent to Rs 280.70 crore, for Hong Kong-based branches of the Allahabad Bank and the Axis Bank. (more...)
Children Die in NYC's First Pediatric Flu Deaths of Season Children Die in NYC's First Pediatric Flu Deaths of Season
- February 06, 2018

Police said her parents tried to perform CPR and officers tried to help, as well. Cops and EMS personnel took over trying to revive her when they arrived about 6:35 a.m. Exacerbating the problem, the flu vaccine developed for this year is effective in just 10 percent to 20 percent of the cases recorded. But city health officials still recommend that people get a flu shot. (more...)
She says Donald Trump sexually assaulted her. Now she's running for office She says Donald Trump sexually assaulted her. Now she's running for office
- February 06, 2018

One big issue, she said, is the fact that charter schools in OH are given about $1 billion a year with little accountability. She adds her name to the record number of women candidates in 2018, the next step of the feminist wave that began with the Women's March past year. (more...)
Hugh Grant wins damages from Mirror in phone-hacking case Hugh Grant wins damages from Mirror in phone-hacking case
- February 06, 2018

MGN said it "deeply regretted" the acts and described them as "morally wrong". Actor Hugh Grant , who has waged a long and public battle to confront intrusive and sometimes illegal tactics by the British tabloid press, won a fresh court victory ( Guardian ) against a second major newspaper group which he accused of "illegal activities carried out on an institutionalized basis". (more...)
China Probes US Sorghum Exports China Probes US Sorghum Exports
- February 06, 2018

As per records, last year, the USA had shipped 4.8 million tons of Sorghum estimated at Dollars 1 billion to China, while soybean imports were valued at almost USD 14 billion. law instead of through the World Trade Organization. While many sorghum traders in China were surprised by the news, they said they would likely switch to buying from the nation's ample supplies of locally-grown corn instead. (more...)
SIA's Krisflyer to launch digital wallet app SIA's Krisflyer to launch digital wallet app
- February 06, 2018

Discover credible partners and premium clients at China's leading finance event! The digital wallet app for the Singapore Airlines loyalty programme will be enabled through blockchain technology. It is also planning to include worldwide retailers in the offer. The company revealed in January that it would spend "hundreds of millions" of dollars on digital technology. (more...)
Sinn Fein set to discipline TD over councillor comments Sinn Fein set to discipline TD over councillor comments
- February 06, 2018

The party also released a statement on behalf of Mr Ellis where he said: "I accept the decision of the Ard Chomhairle, and I apologise for the comments I made in the media about Councillor Reilly". The decision to discipline the pair was made at a Sinn Fein Ard Comhairle yesterday. Sinn Féin has been struggling to deal with a series of internal disputes around the country in recent months amid allegations of bullying within the party. (more...)
Palace: No new China reclamation Palace: No new China reclamation
- February 06, 2018

Although the Philippines has filed an official complaint with China over the continued construction over Mischief Reef as well as Fiery Cross Reef ( or Kagitingan Reef), it appears that the current Philippine government is not particularly concerned with China's infringement of its territory. (more...)
6 arrested in post-Super Bowl riot at UMass 6 arrested in post-Super Bowl riot at UMass
- February 06, 2018

The area was cleared by 11:30 p.m. UMass Police were assisted by Massachusetts State Police and Amherst Police. Twelve people within that crowd were transported by ambulances, according to the Amherst Fire Department, for injuries including lacerations, alcohol intoxication and head injuries. (more...)
Gunmen kill Chinese shipping employee in Pakistan Gunmen kill Chinese shipping employee in Pakistan
- February 06, 2018

Initially, station house officer (SHO) Clifton had said that Chen, the managing director of a shipping firm in Karachi , was travelling alone in the auto. "All measures should be taken to ensure that the suspects are arrested", the minister said. DIG South has been nominated as the investigation officer for the case. (more...)
Waters Corp (NYSE:WAT) Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady
- February 06, 2018

About 168,568 shares traded. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500. Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland Sa decreased Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) stake by 60.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Hutchin Hill Capital Limited Partnership invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Alliancebernstein Lp holds 0% in Calix, Inc. (more...)
US Treasury Department sanctions 6 people, 7 firms under rules against Hezbollah US Treasury Department sanctions 6 people, 7 firms under rules against Hezbollah
- February 06, 2018

The U.S. named five Lebanese and one Iraqi citizen. All seven of the companies are owned by Ali Muhammad Qansu, who is also designated as an individual. Friday's announcement is the first sanctions since a December report by Politico containing allegations that the Barack Obama administration had been soft on Hezbollah. (more...)
WashPost: Fred Warmbier to Attend Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony with Pence WashPost: Fred Warmbier to Attend Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony with Pence
- February 06, 2018

The paper rhetorically questioned whether South Korea would not hold its Armed Forces Day events on October first if North Korea requested it not to do so citing its nationally important day on October tenth which is the founding anniversary of the Workers' Party. (more...)
Kate Middleton Launches Children's Mental Health Week With Heartfelt Video Kate Middleton Launches Children's Mental Health Week With Heartfelt Video
- February 06, 2018

The video was released on Monday to kick off Children's Mental Health Week and to promote the charity Place2Be, which offers counselling services in schools. The charity says eight in 10 of the children it works with struggle with their self-esteem, but that meaningful supports help them develop a positive view of themselves. (more...)
Mumbai airport breaks previous record, handles 980 flights a day Mumbai airport breaks previous record, handles 980 flights a day
- February 06, 2018

The airport handled 980 flights per day on January 20, a report by Economic Times read on Sunday. Work on a second airport proposed in Mumbai - the Navi Mumbai Airport - is underway. Airports in the country have been running at full capacity. The difference in Gatwick and Mumbai airport's efficiency is a result of different ground-level realities. (more...)
Pimentel cool to Duterte, Sara probe
- February 06, 2018

SENATE President Aquilino Pimentel 3rd on Monday said the Senate would only be wasting its time if it will approve the resolution filed by Sen. "Well I think Trillanes is confused and I think he's going insane", Duterte-Carpio told reporters in an interview on Monday, February 5, moments after Trillanes asked the Senate committee on banks, financial institutions and currencies to open the probe. (more...)

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