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Farmer calls cops after finding tiger in the barn Farmer calls cops after finding tiger in the barn
- February 07, 2018

He added that the first officer to respond was just as convinced as he was that it was a real tiger. Hell, even the first arriving cop refused to get out of his police auto. The farmer called Police Scotland to his land near Peterhead after spotting what he thought was a real tiger in his cow shed on Saturday night. "I don't know if they thought they were being amusing or if they wanted to scare me". (more...)
European Markets Continue Slide Following Asia and US Sell-Offs European Markets Continue Slide Following Asia and US Sell-Offs
- February 06, 2018

The global stock sell-off is continuing, with Tuesday seeing significant falls at exchanges in Asia and Europe. It was estimated that the rout has now wiped as much as $4 trillion from the market's value. There are concerns that the Federal Reserve may be forced to tighten monetary policy faster than had been forecast . While the open was messy, things calmed a little as the morning progressed, and by 11.10 a.m. (more...)
Trump casually muses about 'treasonous' Democratic congressmen who won't clap for him Trump casually muses about 'treasonous' Democratic congressmen who won't clap for him
- February 06, 2018

Trump says the Democrats would rather see him "do badly" than the U.S. do well: "Somebody said " treasonous ". Why not? I mean they certainly didn't seem to love our country that much", Trump said at an event in Ohio. Trump repeatedly addressed the upcoming midterm elections, saying that he predicted that Republicans will ultimately do well due to the gains made under his administration. (more...)
MTA bus driver hit with umbrella after duo assaults woman, NYPD says MTA bus driver hit with umbrella after duo assaults woman, NYPD says
- February 07, 2018

According to the NYPD, a female suspect hit a 24-year-old woman in the head with a screwdriver after they started arguing on a BX29 bus back on January 23. The duo then ran off. The woman involved in the attack was last seen wearing a blue and white baseball cap, a black jacket with a fur-lined hood, a black and white striped shirt and gray sweatpants. (more...)
Singapore says no strong case to ban cryptocurrency trading Singapore says no strong case to ban cryptocurrency trading
- February 06, 2018

If some do succeed, their full implications will also not be known for some time", said Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister and minister in charge of MAS, as a response to concerns raised by some members of the parliament about the potential risks of using cryptocurrency. (more...)
Bolt-cutter Gerry Kelly says: I had to get to Stormont Bolt-cutter Gerry Kelly says: I had to get to Stormont
- February 06, 2018

Mr Kelly found his auto had been clamped outside a gym in Belfast on Friday morning. He claimed that he had been under pressure to get to talks at Stormont on Friday as part of an attempt to restore power to the Northern Ireland institutions. (more...)
Donald Trump: It's Not 'Dreamers'; It's DACA - 'Don't Fall into that Trap' Donald Trump: It's Not 'Dreamers'; It's DACA - 'Don't Fall into that Trap'
- February 06, 2018

That's the deadline the Trump administration mandated when it cut off the program that Justice Department lawyers ruled unconstitutional. "Without a "clean" DACA fix , and a budget bill without his immigration demands, "I think we will be teetering on another shutdown, which is disgusting". (more...)
Trump warned not to derail Russian Federation probe by firing Mueller Trump warned not to derail Russian Federation probe by firing Mueller
- February 06, 2018

Saturday. Their (sic) was no Collusion there was no Obstruction (the word now used because, after one year of looking endlessly and finding NOTHING, collusion is dead). The memo stated that one initial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant and three subsequent FISA court renewal warrants were obtained to conduct electronic surveillance on Trump's volunteer campaign adviser, Carter Page . (more...)
Schiff calls GOP memo on Russian Federation probe 'hit job' Schiff calls GOP memo on Russian Federation probe 'hit job'
- February 06, 2018

President Donald Trump announces he's declassified a memo on the Russian Federation election meddling probe over the objections of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying that it is "a disgrace what's happening in our country" and that "a lot of people should be ashamed of themselves". (more...)
Cape Town now faces dry taps by May 11 Cape Town now faces dry taps by May 11
- February 06, 2018

We had water left so we'd rather give it to Cape Town, explains Groenewald. Experts say this kind of drought only comes once in 300 years. Farmers are donating water from private dams. Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille visiting Wemmershoek Dam. On Monday, city officials pushed back "Day Zero" - the day taps could run dry - by a month to May 11 from April 16, as farmers in the water intensive agriculture sector cut back consumption amid tight restrictions. (more...)
North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist: South Korean North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist: South Korean
- February 06, 2018

One of the people who spoke to Reuters said that the spy agency said "it's a possibility that North Korea was behind the theft". Kim Byung-kee, a member of South Korea's parliamentary intelligence committee, said this week that North Korea stole cryptocurrency worth billions of South Korean Won (millions in US dollars) over the course of the past year, mostly stolen through phishing campaigns. (more...)
'Puppy killed with hammer': Two arrested in Lurgan over cruelty allegation 'Puppy killed with hammer': Two arrested in Lurgan over cruelty allegation
- February 06, 2018

The 23-year-old is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates' Court on Wednesday. Police have said Snapchat will not be releasing data relating to the barbaric killing of the 11-week-old puppy. Detectives have called for anyone who has seen the footage or has photographs of the incident to come forward. Chief Inspector Burrows wants anyone with video or photographic evidence to give it to police. (more...)
Illinois GOP Rep. blasted for ad mocking feminists and trans community Illinois GOP Rep. blasted for ad mocking feminists and trans community
- February 06, 2018

The ad is a take on a Rauner campaign ad in which GOP governors from neighboring states thanked Illinois' Democratic House speaker for policies they say pushed people and jobs to their states. An infusion of $2 million to her campaign from Lake Forest business magnate Richard Uihlein may keep those spots, and new ones, airing on repeat with less than seven weeks to go before the primary. (more...)
FDA Clears Smart Watch for Epilepsy Management FDA Clears Smart Watch for Epilepsy Management
- February 06, 2018

Electrodermal activity signals enable the Embrace to gauge sympathetic nervous system activity, making the sensor something of a substitute for a biomarker and a clear alternative for a wearable electroencephalography device. Grand mal seizures are generally associated with epilepsy and are characterized by severe convulsions and a loss of consciousness, they can last up to three minutes. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz riles China with Dalai Lama quote, apologizes for 'wrong information' Mercedes-Benz riles China with Dalai Lama quote, apologizes for 'wrong information'
- February 06, 2018

In a statement on its official Weibo, the German auto maker said it had deleted the controversial post immediately, and offered its sincerest apology to Chinese people, in a sign that foreign brands are growing more wary of the reputational damage that missteps on touchy political issues can bring. (more...)
Money multiplier stocks of the day: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) Money multiplier stocks of the day: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK)
- February 06, 2018

Market capitalization is the total market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Exxon Mobil Corp now has $336.77B valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $134.39. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:SWK) rating on Friday, October 20. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
AccuWeather sends false NWS tsunami warning alert in NY AccuWeather sends false NWS tsunami warning alert in NY
- February 06, 2018

The US National Weather Service tweeted: "THERE IS NO TSUNAMI WARNING". The post AccuWeather issued at about 8:30 a.m. had stated a tsunami warning was in effect until 9:28 a.m. Pfaff said that officials are not sure what went wrong, or if it was an external or internal issue, but that they were doing tests this morning. The incident comes just weeks after Hawaii emergency management officials mistakenly sent a false alert to mobile devices and televisions warning of an incoming ... (more...)
Amtrak train cars separate in Havre De Grace Amtrak train cars separate in Havre De Grace
- February 06, 2018

Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said in a statement that the incident occurred about 6:40 a.m. Tuesday near Havre de Grace, which is northeast of Baltimore. The northbound train stopped near Aberdeen, just before the Susquehanna River. While Congress mandated that all Class 1 railroad mainlines in the U.S., like those used for passenger service, be equipped with PTC by the end of 2015, the deadline was later pushed back to the end of 2018 with the chance for another two-year extension. (more...)
Infra dig: Rahul aide's 'POT' jibe at PM Modi Infra dig: Rahul aide's 'POT' jibe at PM Modi
- February 06, 2018

He may be our political rival, but I will not speak disrespectfully of the PM personally. Actress turned politician Ramya, a former Member of Parliament from Mandya, had yesterday taken a dig at Modi wondering if he was on "pot", a put-down which invited a sharp criticism. (more...)
State government counters PM's charges in Governor's address State government counters PM's charges in Governor's address
- February 06, 2018

The reference to law and order comes amid a charge by the principal opposition BJP that the Siddaramaiah government was being "soft" towards " jihadi forces" whom it had blamed for the killings of Hindu, BJP and Sangh Parivar activists. Pointing out that the Government had worked for a hunger-free State by introducing several schemes and establishing subsidised Indira Canteens at all cities, District Head Quarters and Taluk Centres, the Governor in his address said that the Government was ... (more...)

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