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China Set to Block and Ban Cryptocurrency Exchanges Including Foreign Platforms China Set to Block and Ban Cryptocurrency Exchanges Including Foreign Platforms
- February 06, 2018

In addition to the crackdown on OTC and P2P trading platforms, the government has also issued warnings about foreign trading/exchange services. "ICOs and virtual currency trading did not completely withdraw from China following the official ban", the article said , according to SCMP. (more...)
Aldi recalls frozen vegetables after rat found inside one pack
- February 06, 2018

Pat Bateman , 60, had just fed her two-year-old granddaughter lunch and was putting the bag back in the freezer when she noticed something "out of place" in the pack. It just looked like half a rat. The grandmother-of-five complained to the German supermarket chain which offered her a meager £30 compensation, before increasing it to £500. (more...)
Ireland flanker Van der Flier to miss rest of season Ireland flanker Van der Flier to miss rest of season
- February 06, 2018

Johnny Sexton's last-gasp drop-goal sealed Ireland's dramatic win over Les Bleus, who had almost stolen victory thanks to Teddy Thomas' stunning solo try. Andrew Conway is set to miss this weekend's match against Italy, as he continues to rehab an inflamed knee. Schmidt's men have three home games - against the Italians, Wales and Scotland - before the keenly anticipated match on 17 March against England at Twickenham which could decide the winners of the tournament. (more...)
Saakashvili may face extradition after losing Ukraine court appeal Saakashvili may face extradition after losing Ukraine court appeal
- February 06, 2018

The Administrative Court of Appeals said on February 5 that a January 3 decision by another court, which in turn had upheld a previous ruling, remained unchanged. Saakashvili resigned from his post of mayor of Odessa saying he could not fight the enablement of corruption in his district by Kyiv. In July 2017, Poroshenko stripped Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship while he was overseas. (more...)
Israel starts issuing deportation notices to African migrants amid criticism Israel starts issuing deportation notices to African migrants amid criticism
- February 06, 2018

On Sunday, Israel handed out eviction notices. Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is driving the campaign against Israel's plan to deport some 20,000 African migrants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on February 4. (more...)
Hong Kong, China stocks open sharply lower after Wall Street slide Hong Kong, China stocks open sharply lower after Wall Street slide
- February 06, 2018

Checking in on some valuation rankings, China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited (SEHK:308) has a Value Composite score of 39. The score is also determined by change in gross margin and change in asset turnover. These ratios consist of EBITDA Yield, FCF Yield, Liquidity, and Earnings Yield. China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited (SEHK:308) has a current ERP5 Rank of 8498. (more...)
Trump 'disappointed' by McFarland ambassador nomination… Trump 'disappointed' by McFarland ambassador nomination…
- February 06, 2018

Former US deputy national security advisor KT McFarland withdrew her nomination to be ambassador to Singapore, in a move that left President Donald Trump "disappointed". McFarland, a former Fox News personality, made no mention of the situation in her letter to Trump requesting her withdraw her nomination. "K.T. served my administration with distinction". (more...)
Military helicopter disappears off Taiwan east coast Military helicopter disappears off Taiwan east coast
- February 06, 2018

The helicopter arrived at Orquideas from the city of Taitung, located in the southeast of Taiwan, at 11.09 p.m., and took off at 11.48 p.m., but lost contact three minutes later. A pilot who is familiar with the terrain near Lanyu said there was a lot of turbulence in the area, which made taking off and landing hard. Family members of some of those on board witnessed the helicopter lift off and then suddenly plummet into the sea. (more...)
Italy promotes under-21 coach to run national team Italy promotes under-21 coach to run national team
- February 06, 2018

The Azzurri have been without a coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked following a playoff loss to Sweden in November that ruled out of the World Cup for the first time in six decades. "As Conte reiterated the other day, he wants to continue working as a coach on a day-by-day basis at club level for at least the next 18 months, the length of his Chelsea contract, so he has pulled out of the running". (more...)
J&K: Terrorists hurl grenade at army camp in Pulwama J&K: Terrorists hurl grenade at army camp in Pulwama
- February 06, 2018

Sources said the terrorists attacked the Rashtriya Rifles camp in Kakpora with a grenade around 8.30pm. The Indian soldiers have retaliated to the attack. However, the grenade hit the outer-wall of the camp and exploded without causing any damage. "The module has confessed to having carried out grenade attacks in Pampore and Awantipora areas of Pulwama district", said a police officer, who doesn't want to be identified. (more...)
Father and son arrested transporting $1 million in drugs Father and son arrested transporting $1 million in drugs
- February 06, 2018

The sheriff's office said the men were arrested about 10 a.m., following a search of their truck prompted by what was described as suspicious behavior. With a warrant in hand, authorities did a more thorough search of the contents of the truck. A subsequent search Sunday afternoon found 210 pounds of raw marijuana, 5 pounds of THC wax or shatter (a processed, concentrated form of the psychoactive chemical in marijuana) and 8 grams of methamphetamine. (more...)
German Police Group Calls for Decriminalizing Cannabis German Police Group Calls for Decriminalizing Cannabis
- February 06, 2018

Given that, the BDK calls for the "complete decriminalization of cannabis use", Schulz said. Mr Schulz argues that this stigmatizes people and "allows criminal careers to start". "For safety reasons, driving a motor vehicle must not take place in an alcoholic or any other intoxicated state", the official concluded. In March past year, German authorities partially authorized the use of marijuana for medical purposes but explicitly underlined that this does not mean legalizing it for other ... (more...)
Santander Consumer USA (SC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
- February 06, 2018

Morgan Stanley now has a $19.5 target on the $6.08B market cap company or 15.45 % upside potential. The stock decreased 1.60% or $1.86 during the last trading session, reaching $114.27. (NYSE:SC). Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.07% or 237,158 shares. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.18%. (more...)
The Super Bowl Coin Toss Wasn't Much Of A Toss The Super Bowl Coin Toss Wasn't Much Of A Toss
- February 06, 2018

He's a former United States Marine. In 1973, Kellogg earned the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during the war. He called it "almost unbelievable" and said having 15 Medal of Honor recipients at the game "has great significance for our country and our youth". (more...)
Israel has been secretly carrying out strikes in Sinai Israel has been secretly carrying out strikes in Sinai
- February 06, 2018

The Egyptian government had declared North Sinai a closed military zone and the operations are a tightly held secret, known only to a handful of top Egyptian officials. In Israel, reporting of the strikes has been banned by the country's military censor, according to the Times . The paper said knowledge of Israel's involvement has been kept within a close circle at the highest echelon's of Egypt's military and intelligence apparatus. (more...)
Rihanna Helps World Leaders Raise Billions $$ For Education Rihanna Helps World Leaders Raise Billions $$ For Education
- February 06, 2018

GPE's Financing Conference attracted some of the worlds most renown leaders, including seven heads of state, more than 60 ministers, the President of the World Bank, leaders of United Nations agencies, civil society organizations, and more, according to Global Citizen . (more...)
New details emerge about Mayor Barry's trips with former security chief New details emerge about Mayor Barry's trips with former security chief
- February 06, 2018

Records show that Barry traveled alone with Forrest nine times previous year, including trips to New York, San Francisco and Greece. During a news conference Wednesday evening, Barry said the relationship was "over", but did not say when the relationship ended. (more...)
Imran Khan's ex-wife leaves Pakistan citing threats Imran Khan's ex-wife leaves Pakistan citing threats
- February 06, 2018

She did not disclose the reasons behind the episode, but informed the news channel that she was being threatened since September previous year. Reham reportedly shared an audio recording in which her coordinator tells her how he had received calls from unknown numbers and was threatened to not coordinate her interviews and events. (more...)
Steve Wynn allegations punish his company's stock Steve Wynn allegations punish his company's stock
- February 06, 2018

Summit Securities Grp Inc Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.13% or 5,200 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its holdings in shares of Wynn Resorts by 4.1% during the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Limited Partnership invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). For the current Fiscal Quarter, 19 analysts on average are expecting earnings of $1.77 per share. (more...)
Assange awaits ruling on United Kingdom warrant Assange awaits ruling on United Kingdom warrant
- February 06, 2018

So, what's changed? Swedish prosecutors a year ago dropped their investigation into the rape allegation and withdrew their European Arrest Warrant (EAW). He said Assange had been living in conditions "akin to imprisonment" and his "psychological health" has deteriorated and was "in serious peril". But prosecutor Aaron Watkins called Assange's court bid "absurd". (more...)

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