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Queen Elizabeth's swans may have been killed by bird flu outbreak Queen Elizabeth's swans may have been killed by bird flu outbreak
- February 07, 2018

A source said: " Bird flu is feared to have struck the Windsor swan flock". Regarding the deaths of the seven swans, a tenth of the total number, the royal biographer Penny Junor told the paper: " The Queen will be profoundly upset about this". (more...)
4-magnitude quake strikes Taiwan, trapping people beneath rubble 4-magnitude quake strikes Taiwan, trapping people beneath rubble
- February 07, 2018

The quake follows a 6.1 magnitude quake off the coast of Hualien on the east of Taiwan, which lies along the Pacific Rim of Fire. He said the priority was to let people return home to check on loved ones. A Reuters video showed large cracks in the road, while police and emergency services tried to help anxious people roaming the streets. A much smaller quake, magnitude 2.6, also shook North Korea, in an area where underground nuclear tests had been conducted. (more...)
IHC ban on airing Valentines Day content remains IHC ban on airing Valentines Day content remains
- February 07, 2018

The notice read, "respondents are directed to ensure that nothing about the celebrations of Valentine's Day and its promotion is spread on electronic or print media". In the name of love, "immorality, nudity and indecency is being promoted, which is against our rich traditions and values", his petition had claimed. (more...)
Indian skipper Virat Kohli's message for Pakistani Umpire Aleem Dar goes viral Indian skipper Virat Kohli's message for Pakistani Umpire Aleem Dar goes viral
- February 07, 2018

India are now leading the six-match series 2-0 and will be aiming to win thier first-ever bilateral series title in South Africa. Kohli has scored at least one century in each of the nine countries around the world he has toured. It will thus be interesting to see how Kohli performs if he gets the opportunity to play Pakistan in their own den, though that seems highly unlikely to happen in the near future - in fact, not even the UAE stands a chance of hosting India against Pakistan - with ... (more...)
BLM Activist, Who Took Down Confederate Flag On Live TV, Shot Dead BLM Activist, Who Took Down Confederate Flag On Live TV, Shot Dead
- February 07, 2018

The flag was being waved by a neo-Nazi who was protesting the appearance of activist Bree Newsome at the College of Charleston - who herself became an icon after climbing up a flagpole to remove a Confederate flag from the grounds of SC statehouse. (more...)
North Korea to send nominal head of state to South Korea North Korea to send nominal head of state to South Korea
- February 07, 2018

First daughter Ivanka Trump is reportedly heading to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , specifically to lead the USA delegation to the closing ceremony. Vice President Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe review an honor guard before their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Wednesday. (more...)
Border Patrol agent died of head trauma, much still unknown Border Patrol agent died of head trauma, much still unknown
- February 07, 2018

According to an autopsy report released by the El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office, Martinez had fractures to his skull, right jaw, upper ribs and his right collarbone. Martinez's partner was also injured but survived. The FBI has been investigating several possibilities, including an accident, an attack or an altercation between the two agents, a Department of Justice official with knowledge of the investigation said. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night
- February 07, 2018

Northern parts of St. Lawrence County have a winter weather advisory until 11 p.m. Wednesday. "Heavy snow (is) possible, with total snow accumulations of 6 inches or more over all of the watch area". Temperatures are expected to plummet overnight into Thursday, which is expected to be sunny and cold. "While the initial early morning commute may be free of impacts, we expect that heavy snow and mixed precipitation including sleet and freezing rain will fall throughout the day, possibly ... (more...)
International Olympic Committee bars 15 Russian athletes from Winter Olympics International Olympic Committee bars 15 Russian athletes from Winter Olympics
- February 07, 2018

The IOC has banned Russia from the 2018 Games over "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system, although individual Russian athletes can compete as neutrals - as "Olympic Athletes from Russia", under the Olympic flag and wearing uniforms without national insignia - if they meet stringent IOC criteria. (more...)
Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel
- February 07, 2018

This is the first time the Saudis are allowing flights to Israel to use their airspace. The inaugural Air India New Delhi-Tel Aviv flight is slated for March 18. Israeli daily Haaretz , while commenting on the development, say that Air India's New Delhi-Tel Aviv route is the first concrete and public piece of "evidence to the warming of ties between Israel and the Saudi leadership". (more...)
National Football League linebacker killed by suspected drunk driver on highway National Football League linebacker killed by suspected drunk driver on highway
- February 07, 2018

Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man in Indiana. Orrego-Savala is a Guatemalan citizen who's in the US illegally. "It's an insult to those who do it the right way". He is now in the Marion County, Indiana jail awaiting charges. (more...)
Russian Federation begins deportation of N. Korean staff - ambassador Russian Federation begins deportation of N. Korean staff - ambassador
- February 07, 2018

In this photo, North Korean workers at a construction site in Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, Oct. 6, 2017. Russian Federation has begun deporting North Korean migrant workers to comply with United Nations sanctions despite "severe" repercussions for the economy. (more...)
VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics
- February 07, 2018

In comments to CNA, Sánchez de Toca said the Holy See received the invitation from Thomas Bach, president of the IOC, and that the invite, particularly to attend the Olympic Session, "is important", especially since the Holy See has no Olympic committee of its own. (more...)
Woman catches neighbor's dog riding her pony Woman catches neighbor's dog riding her pony
- February 07, 2018

This is not our dog! But. The video already has 5.3 million views as of Tuesday afternoon. It has also been shared 90,000 times as of this writing. "I'm stealing the dog, new circus act!" However, she insists she did not put the Corgi, a neighbor's dog, on Cricket, and that it isn't the first time she spotted the unique friendship. (more...)
Former Pope Benedict XVI writes that he is 'on a pilgrimage Home' Former Pope Benedict XVI writes that he is 'on a pilgrimage Home'
- February 07, 2018

He said that "it's a great grace for me to be to be surrounded in this last piece of the road, which is at times a bit tiring, by a love and goodness that I could never have imagined". In the letter, reported by the Catholic Herald , the 90-year-old wrote: 'I was moved that so many readers of your newspaper want to know how I am spending this last period of my life. (more...)
Trump blasts Democrats for pushing universal healthcare, which he calls 'really bad' Trump blasts Democrats for pushing universal healthcare, which he calls 'really bad'
- February 07, 2018

Trump made a campaign pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act - the Obama-era legislation which expanded access to health insurance - but it failed to get through Congress past year. But UK health minister Jeremy Hunt sprung to the defence of the country's much-venerated health service, highlighting that it was better than the USA where millions were without any cover. (more...)
Cavium Inc's (NASDAQ:CAVM) Sentiment is 0.98
- February 07, 2018

Access National Corporation (NASDAQ:ANCX) shares ended at $29.51 with 0.05 mln shares exchanging hands. (NASDAQ: CAVM ) or 1.94 million shares. Needham maintained Cavium, Inc. The stock of Cavium, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, November 2. Cavium, Inc is a provider of integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent processing for wired and wireless infrastructure and cloud for networking, communications, storage and security applications. (more...)
De Villiers returns to global rugby to lead Zimbabwe De Villiers returns to global rugby to lead Zimbabwe
- February 07, 2018

De Villiers coached the Boks from 2008 and 2011 and did have the honour of beating the All Blacks five times during that period, twice in New Zealand. If they are successful, they will be in the "group of death" with tournament favourites the All Blacks, South Africa and Italy. Under his belt of achievements, De Villiers boasts wins in the under-21 World Cup, the Tri-Nations and was the only coach to beat the British Lions in the last 12 years. (more...)
Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi star as Afghanistan win series vs Zimbabwe Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi star as Afghanistan win series vs Zimbabwe
- February 07, 2018

Choosing to bowl first, Zimbabwe got an early breakthrough as Blessing Muzarabani dismissed the unsafe Mohammad Shahzad for 17. Tendai Chatara was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets, while Muzarabani, Cremer and Kyle Jarvis chipped in with two wickets apiece. (more...)
Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils
- February 07, 2018

Anyone caught wearing the burqa or niqab is fined €150 (Dhs749). The proposal will be assessed by non-governmental human rights organisations and possibly rewritten to take their remarks into consideration. A 2010 report estimated that up to 200 women in the country of 5.7 million used full-face veils. "I don't think there are many who wear the burqa here in Denmark ". (more...)

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