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Senate leaders announce budget agreement, hike in Pentagon spending Senate leaders announce budget agreement, hike in Pentagon spending
- February 09, 2018

The higher spending from the deal would add to an expanding federal budget deficit that Steve Bell, a former Senate Budget Committee staff director, forecast would reach as much as $1 trillion next year. But President Trump inserted a major new demand into the sensitive talks on Tuesday, calling for another shutdown if lawmakers don't pass new border security measures as part of an immigration deal. (more...)
IAF officer arrested for leaking confidential info to ISI agent IAF officer arrested for leaking confidential info to ISI agent
- February 09, 2018

As FIR has been filed under relevant sections of Officials Secrets Act. Marwah has been sent to five days' police custody and is being interrogated by the authorities. "During the interrogation, he disclosed before officers of Air Force intelligence wing that he was in touch with two women, and had passed on classified information about three new formations - Defence Cyber Agency, Defence Space Agency and a Special Operations Division - to them". (more...)
A chilly day, and breezy at times Thursday A chilly day, and breezy at times Thursday
- February 09, 2018

While Thursday was a dry day, it was also pretty cold with highs only climbing back into the low 30s and wind gusts in the 20s and 30s. With sunshine in full supply tomorrow , we project an afternoon high in the mid to upper 50s. With a lingering front just to our north , expect clouds to stick around along with a few spotty rain showers here and there. Today: Highs will reach the 50s and 60s across southern Colorado. (more...)
Turkey Snaps Back at Macron's 'Insults' over Syria Operation Turkey Snaps Back at Macron's 'Insults' over Syria Operation
- February 09, 2018

Turkey considers France's remarks regarding its operation into northern Syria's Afrin region as "insults", Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, according to Reuters. In attacks carried out on civilian neighborhoods, five people, including 2 Syrian civilians were killed and 73 others, including children were injured. (more...)
Text Exchanges Revealed Between Russian Oligarch Lobbyist & Top Democrat Sen. Mark Warner Text Exchanges Revealed Between Russian Oligarch Lobbyist & Top Democrat Sen. Mark Warner
- February 09, 2018

Despite the efforts, Steele has not agreed to an interview with the committee. A report from Fox News Thursday reveals text messages between Adam Waldman, a lobbyist for Deripaska , and Warner. All tied into Crooked Hillary, ? In 2017 the US Congress launched four separate probes into the alleged Russian meddling during the election, including the investigations run by the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary committees and the House's Intelligence and Oversight panels. (more...)
Turmoil in Bangladesh as ex-premier Begum Zia is convicted for corruption Turmoil in Bangladesh as ex-premier Begum Zia is convicted for corruption
- February 09, 2018

Amid heightened security across Bangladesh , the special judge's court convicted the Bangladesh Nationalist Party ( BNP ) chairperson of embezzling $252,000 in foreign donations for the Zia Orphanage Trust, bdnews24.com reported. The renewed tension between them raises the spectre of a long, destabilising spell of unrest for Bangladesh and its economy. Citing acts of repression and oppression on BNP men centering the court verdict, Rizvi said the prime minister has unleashed a reign ... (more...)
Tokyo school plan to adopt Armani uniform sparks criticism Tokyo school plan to adopt Armani uniform sparks criticism
- February 09, 2018

A public elementary school in Tokyo's posh Ginza district has chose to adopt new uniforms designed by the Italian luxury brand Armani , triggering protests from parents who say they are too expensive, the local education board has said. The board, meanwhile, said the school's uniforms are "standard attire" and that students are not formally obliged to wear them. At a meeting of the House of Representatives' Budget Committee on Thursday, the issue was brought up by a lawmaker who said the ... (more...)
Fatal Hovea crash auto may have been fleeing police Fatal Hovea crash auto may have been fleeing police
- February 09, 2018

The vehicle carrying three people struck a tree on Great Eastern Highway in Hovea near Parkerville. The driver evaded a police deployed tyre spikes before the chase was again called off due to unsafe driving. The driver lost control of the vehicle and fatally crashed shortly after. He was trapped in the wreckage for around two hours before being freed by emergency services. (more...)
No evidence farmer pulled trigger: defence closing arguments in murder trial No evidence farmer pulled trigger: defence closing arguments in murder trial
- February 09, 2018

Stanley has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the August 2016 shooting. Boushie was in an SUV that had pulled into the driveway of Stanley's farm, along with other young people from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation. If they instead believe the gun went off accidentally, Burge said Stanley showed carelessness with his firearm and could be convicted for manslaughter. (more...)
Early Voting is Underway Despite Some Ballot Questions Early Voting is Underway Despite Some Ballot Questions
- February 09, 2018

The objection was previously heard by the Illinois State Board of Elections, which decided Drury could remain on the ballot. Early voting for the primary election was supposed to begin Thursday but many IL counties are putting it on hold. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey says she's not running for president - again Oprah Winfrey says she's not running for president - again
- February 09, 2018

The actor, in an interview with A Wrinkle in Time co-star Oprah Winfrey , said the decision changed her as a person. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey's extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. (more...)
Australian east coast waters home to 5500 great whites Australian east coast waters home to 5500 great whites
- February 09, 2018

Due to the elusive nature of the species, the Organisation for Industrial and Scientific Research of the Commonwealth of Australia ( CSIRO ) based its report on a combination of statistical and genetic methods without having to physically catch or see a shark, reports Efe news. (more...)
Left parties called for state-wide bandh in AP over Union Budget Left parties called for state-wide bandh in AP over Union Budget
- February 09, 2018

The Centre and the state government should be reminded that people are observing the whole issue. For the first time there was active participation of the Jana Sena. Opposition parties in the Upper House of Parliament also created ruckus after Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences YS Chowdary told the house FM would talk about the matter during the debate on the General Budget. (more...)
Death of Man Killed in Wood Chipper Accident is 'Suspicious' Death of Man Killed in Wood Chipper Accident is 'Suspicious'
- February 09, 2018

However, in the days after the death detectives received information that Mr Saunders' death was no accident and forensically-examined evidence has since supported that theory. Police were called to a rural property in Tinana Road at Goomboorian on November 13 last year where they found the body of 54-year-old Bruce Saunders from Nambour in an industrial woodchipper. (more...)
Boeing in Talks to Buy Aerospace-Parts Maker Woodward Boeing in Talks to Buy Aerospace-Parts Maker Woodward
- February 09, 2018

Community Trust & Investment Co who had been investing in Community Trust Bancorp Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $799.50 million market cap company. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corp has 68,000 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Bio-AMD, Inc., through its subsidiary, Bio AMD Holdings Limited, focuses on developing hand held electronic medical diagnostic devices. (more...)
Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report — APNewsBreak Public paid for hotel tied to prostitute report — APNewsBreak
- February 09, 2018

One of the text message exchanges between Stanard and the escort published by the Mail shows the date of November 14. "If there has been an abuse of public funds or if public funds were used in a way that's inappropriate, we would", Hughes said. (more...)
Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%' Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'
- February 09, 2018

The leaked research - entitled EU Exit Analysis - Cross Whitehall Briefing and dated January 2018 - concluded that every sector of the economy would be adversely affected under each scenarios. Asked during Prime Minister's Questions if she would see off any "threats" from the EU, Mrs May said: "We will be robust in our arguments. And is this too high a price to pay to stop a Tory civil war breaking out?" A government spokesperson described the report as 'provisional internal analysis, part ... (more...)
European Stocks Retreat Ahead of Bank of England Rate Decision European Stocks Retreat Ahead of Bank of England Rate Decision
- February 09, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 181.91 points, or 0.75 percent, to 24,163.84, the S&P 500 lost 26.43 points, or 1.00 percent, to 2,622.51 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 55.85 points, or 0.8 percent, to 6,911.68. In equities, commodities stocks were leading the decliners on London's FTSE 100 Index, with Antofagasta (ANTO.L), Randgold Resources (RRS.L) and BHP Billiton (BLT.L) down by 2.4%, 2.1% and 2.1%, respectively. (more...)
Defense Secretary Mattis Says Military 'Dreamers' Protected Defense Secretary Mattis Says Military 'Dreamers' Protected
- February 09, 2018

Matts said the protections apply to those who benefit from the program who are on active duty, in the active reserves, waiting to go to boot camp and veterans who left with an honorable discharge. The program is set to expire March 5, and is a cornerstone of ongoing immigration negotiations in Congress. Previously, officials said the military members' status wasn't clear. (more...)
N Korea stages a military parade on eve of Olympics N Korea stages a military parade on eve of Olympics
- February 09, 2018

Moon noted that Pence's trip to South Korea as head of the official USA delegation to PyeongChang has once again demonstrated the strength of their countries' alliance, also saying his visit will greatly help make the PyeongChang Olympic Games a peaceful event. (more...)

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