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Ital-Thai president arrested for poaching at wildlife sanctuary granted bail Ital-Thai president arrested for poaching at wildlife sanctuary granted bail
- February 08, 2018

All have been released on 150,000 baht bail but will have to report back to provide forensic evidence. All three are protected species under Thai law. Mr Tunya Netithammakul, the department's director-general, said that the department had to allow local police in Kanchanaburi province to carry out the interrogation of the four suspects first. (more...)
Police find remains of 6 people, including Andrew Kinsman, in McArthur case Police find remains of 6 people, including Andrew Kinsman, in McArthur case
- February 09, 2018

Frozen winter temperatures mean it could take longer than a week to dig out the backyard, Det Sgt Hank Idsinga told media on Thursday. Police expect to lay more charges. "We have scanned the area with the OPP's ground penetrating radar, we have identified some spots in there that we are interested in and we have been heating that ground now for over a week", he said. (more...)
British ISIS fighters dubbed 'The Beatles' CAPTURED in Syria British ISIS fighters dubbed 'The Beatles' CAPTURED in Syria
- February 09, 2018

Kotey, a 34-year-old convert to Islam who grew up in west London, and 29-year-old Elsheikh, whose family fled to the United Kingdom from Sudan in the 1990s, were the only remaining members of the group still at large. The SDF handed the two men over to USA special forces after suspecting they were foreign fighters, the Times reported. They were involved in the torture and killing of Western hostages such as American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, plus the British charity worker ... (more...)
NKorea Not Interested in Meeting With US at Olympics NKorea Not Interested in Meeting With US at Olympics
- February 08, 2018

But Pence stressed that the USA remains firmly committed to a pressure-based approach against North Korea until that country abandons its nuclear weapons, warning Seoul against making too many concessions to Pyongyang. Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un's sister , the first member of the North's ruling family to ever visit South Korea, is expected to attend Friday's opening ceremony. (more...)
Spurs One Of Many After Avery Bradley Spurs One Of Many After Avery Bradley
- February 09, 2018

Bradley was sent to the Clippers from the Detroit Pistons in the Blake Griffin deal, but he spent his first seven National Basketball Association seasons as a member of the Boston Celtics . San Antonio had been rumored to be involved in talks with Detroit for Bradley, and now has apparently continued that with the Clippers. There are undoubtedly many contenders after Bradley and his expiring $8.8 million contract, but if San Antonio really wants to part with Green then the Spurs ... (more...)
Palestinian martyred in W. Bank by Israeli forces Palestinian martyred in W. Bank by Israeli forces
- February 08, 2018

No troops were injured during the operation. Assi fled the scene and was still at large on Tuesday morning. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to catch the attacker. The community of a few hundred Israelis is located about 15 miles west of the armistice line between Israel and the West Bank , which Israel captured in a 1967 war. (more...)
Convicted killer escapes from NB prison Convicted killer escapes from NB prison
- February 08, 2018

Bugden was serving an indeterminate sentence for second-degree murder, but no other details were provided. "They can walk out if they want", Emile Belliveau, an assistant warden at Dorchester Penitentiary, told The Canadian Press. "There's no walls or perimeter around the minimum sector at the Dorchester institution". "We don't know his frame of mind at this point". Bugden is described as Caucasian with a fair complexion. (more...)
Lawmakers rain on Trump's idea for military parade through Washington Lawmakers rain on Trump's idea for military parade through Washington
- February 08, 2018

It quoted an unidentified military official as saying, "The marching orders were: I want a parade like the one in France". "I don't know. We're going to have to try and top it". The President's desire to display American military muscle, however, apparently comes from his viewing of France's Bastille Day military parade, an annual event which commemorates the storming of a Paris prison to gain stocks of weapons and gunpowder at the start of the French Revolution. (more...)
Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending
- February 08, 2018

Passage of the plan would ease the brinkmanship over spending that roils Washington so regularly that financial markets barely flinch anymore at the threat of a government shutdown . It ends the unsafe sequester and gives Secretary Mattis what he needs to keep America Great. "Speaker Ryan has already repeatedly stated we intend to do a DACA and immigration reform bill - one that the president supports", Strong said in an email to USA TODAY. (more...)
Judge Rules for The Met to Keep Contested $100 Million Picasso Judge Rules for The Met to Keep Contested $100 Million Picasso
- February 08, 2018

The judge on Wednesday granted the museum's request to throw out the suit by the estate of Alice and Paul Leffmann, who sold the work for US$13,200 (S$17,500) in 1938 in order to raise money to leave Italy. Even though she recognized that "the Leffmanns felt economic pressure during the undeniably horrific circumstances of the Nazi and Fascist regimes", Judge Preska ultimately ruled in favor of the Met because "the fact that the Leffmans spent several years looking to sell the painting, ... (more...)
MassMutual To Move 1500 Jobs From Connecticut To Massachusetts MassMutual To Move 1500 Jobs From Connecticut To Massachusetts
- February 08, 2018

Charlie Baker said in a statement. Enfield's town manager, Bryan Chodkowski, said he was not informed by MassMutual of the decision. MA is giving MassMutual a $46-million incentive package, according to the company. As part of the expansion plans, MassMutual will also grow its Springfield headquarters - increasing the workforce there by 50 percent, adding 1,500 jobs. (more...)
(NYSE:UTX) Shares Bought by Financial Counselors Inc
- February 08, 2018

The company has market cap of $1.17 billion. The sales growth of the company is 0.049 at the moment, indicating the average sales volume of the company's products and services that have typically improved year-to-year. Peddock Limited Company has 0.23% invested in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, January 22 report. (more...)
Trump University students still haven't been reimbursed Trump University students still haven't been reimbursed
- February 08, 2018

A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal to stop the $25 million President Trump was ordered to pay to former students of his scam known as Trump University. "Weighed against this was the fairness of the settlement as a whole, which the court estimated would provide class members with nearly a full recovery". (more...)
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NASDAQ:GPK) To Report Earnings
- February 08, 2018

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK ) stock flux has recently been causing stir among the investment community. Therefore 0 are positive. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in Graphic Packaging by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics? Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?
- February 08, 2018

The US and North Korea have always been engaged in back-and-forth barbs over the latter's threat of a nuclear attack. While US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson leads diplomatic efforts to compel North Korea to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, the Pentagon backs up such initiatives "with viable military options", he said . (more...)
Pence, Returning to Tough Stance on North Korea, Announces New Sanctions Pence, Returning to Tough Stance on North Korea, Announces New Sanctions
- February 08, 2018

The North announced on Sunday that its ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam will be arriving at Pyeongchang for attending the Winter Olympics and will head a 22-member delegation, which included three delegates and 18 supportive staffers. Though fuel prices in North Korea have doubled over the past year , which may have been responsible for a reduction in military exercises in January , Kim's government found the resources to put the show on. (more...)
Calif. Atty Charles Rettig Nominated For IRS Commissioner Role Calif. Atty Charles Rettig Nominated For IRS Commissioner Role
- February 08, 2018

Rettig, who has been with Beverly Hills-based Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez for 35 years, would succeed former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The advisory body to the IRS Commissioner reviews existing tax policy and makes recommendations and suggests operational improvements. Rettig has served on the advisory board of the California Franchise Tax Board, and was a member of the advisory council of the California State Board of Equalization. (more...)
North Korea slams Olympic protest as 'spasm of psychopaths' North Korea slams Olympic protest as 'spasm of psychopaths'
- February 08, 2018

The opening ceremony will also be attended by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other world leaders. A USA Today report claimed Pence was troubled by reports that Rippon had criticized him for supporting so-called gay conversion therapy - and that the vice president's office was rebuffed in trying to set up a meeting between Pence and Rippon to meet at the Olympic Games. (more...)
Ryan believes he has the House votes to pass bipartisan budget deal Ryan believes he has the House votes to pass bipartisan budget deal
- February 08, 2018

She says it should be "bipartisan, transparent and unifying". Trump campaigned for the presidency on a promise to boost military spending and he gave his support to the budget deal in a tweet on Wednesday night. Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government's spending. (more...)
Woman Building 'SuperShe' Island Resort, Exclusively For Females
- February 08, 2018

It will be available to members of the SuperShe community, a networking group founded by American Kristina Roth . She observed that women start fixing make-up when they spot a cute man nearby. While the experiences were well received, Roth suggested that the presence of men changed the atmosphere. "I'd like to vet the person and see that they're well-rounded and would fit in", she said, "but I don't want to be elitist". (more...)

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