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200 locals set police station on fire over custodial death of prisoner 200 locals set police station on fire over custodial death of prisoner
- February 09, 2018

A mob protesting his death set the Ainthapali police station and vehicles in its compound ablaze. 7 platoons of police force have been deployed to control the situation. All vehicles in the premises, have been torched by the mob. At least seven policemen have reportedly sustained injuries in the attack. The locals were also seen manhandling police officials of the station. (more...)
Baltimore police corruption trial: More closing arguments Baltimore police corruption trial: More closing arguments
- February 09, 2018

Hersl's lead attorney, William Purpura , did not deny that his 48-year-old client took money - an act that "embarrassed" the city and the detective's family - but that didn't rise to charges of robbery or extortion. In mid-November, a Philadelphia police officer became the ninth law enforcement agent indicted in the federal investigation. "This case isn't a case against all cops". (more...)
Kolkata Class 2 girl sexual assault case, parents protest outside school Kolkata Class 2 girl sexual assault case, parents protest outside school
- February 09, 2018

A senior officer of the West Bengal Police told the media that a seven-year-old girl was being regularly assaulted by a dance teacher for almost an year. According to ABP Ananda report, the crowd caught hold of the teacher and started beating him up when he was being led out of the school. "We have taken the teacher with us to the police station", the police official said, adding that the parents assaulted the accused teacher when he was being taken away. (more...)
1.8L students skip UP board exam due to anti-cheating measures 1.8L students skip UP board exam due to anti-cheating measures
- February 09, 2018

In Hardoi, 11,141 students-3,065 of high school and 8,076 of intermediate-were absent, in Azamgarh 8,842 students-6,754 of intermediate-were absent, Jaunpur 6,330 students-4,516 of intermediate-and Gonda 6299 students-4376 of intermediate-did not appear for the exams. (more...)
Egypt begins security operation against Egypt begins security operation against "terrorists" -army spokesman
- February 09, 2018

Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport where the doomed Russian plane took off before crashing last month, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visits on November 11, 2015. The armed forces have identified the places of the terrorist in most of the areas and will raid them simultaneously, said Shahoud, adding that the operation will focus this time on eliminating the weapons warehouses in Sinai and along the borders with Libya. (more...)
US Senate reaches two-year budget deal US Senate reaches two-year budget deal
- February 09, 2018

Pence is in South Korea, where he is leading the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. The White House said that the FBI background investigation was still ongoing when Porter resigned, which would mean that the check had stretched throughout the first year of Trump's presidency. (more...)
Oxfam charity 'covered up staff's use of prostitutes' Oxfam charity 'covered up staff's use of prostitutes'
- February 09, 2018

Following an internal investigation carried out by the charity, three men were sacked for gross misconduct and four others were allowed to resign, according to the Times . Oxfam's Haiti director Roland Van Hauwermeiren, 68, admitted using prostitutes at the charity's rented villa - known as the Eagle's NestWhen did Roland Van Hauwermeiren resign? Roland Van Hauwermeiren was country director for Oxfam in Haiti after the devastating 2010 quake. (more...)
Lebanon unveils plan to build seaport near Israel border Lebanon unveils plan to build seaport near Israel border
- February 09, 2018

In 2011, Ambassador Frederick Hoff visited Lebanon to develop an agreement to demarcate the maritime border between Lebanon and Israel, while Deputy Secretary of State for Energy Amos Hochstein came to Beirut in 2015 to reactivate the mediation. (more...)
The Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) Downgraded by BidaskClub
- February 09, 2018

During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.74 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Vista Outdoor will post 0.57 EPS for the current fiscal year. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 7,684 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $102,427.72. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link . (more...)
Chidambaram attacks Centre's 'triple jumla' in Budget Chidambaram attacks Centre's 'triple jumla' in Budget
- February 09, 2018

Speaking in Rajya Sabha amid din created by the treasury benches, the senior Congress leader posed 12 questions to the government. "Not even Re 1 has been allotted", Chidambaram said amid thumping of desks from Opposition benches. What kind of jumla is this?" he said. "Where are the jobs", he asked. The scheme was not approved by the Cabinet and it was quietly buried. Defending the budget, BJP's Bhupender Yadav said there was policy paralysis during the UPA rule and accused the Congress of ... (more...)
Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill
- February 09, 2018

But Republican Senator Rand Paul raised concerns about USA debt and blocked a speedy vote on the bill, insisting the chamber vote on his amendment to set strict budget caps. The White House says it supports Senate passage of a budget deal that would funnel an additional $300 billion to the Pentagon and domestic programs over the next two years. (more...)
In Phone Call, PM Modi and Donald Trump Discuss Maldives Crisis In Phone Call, PM Modi and Donald Trump Discuss Maldives Crisis
- February 09, 2018

The Maldives, best known for luxury tourist resorts, has become another arena of contest for India and China after it signed up to Beijing's Belt and Road initiative to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond. Trump and Modi also addressed the situation of more than 680,000 Muslim Rohingya who have fled Buddhist-majority Burma to neighboring Bangladesh since a year ago. (more...)
Bell Gardens Assemblywoman at Forefront of #MeToo Movement Accused of Sexual Misconduct Bell Gardens Assemblywoman at Forefront of #MeToo Movement Accused of Sexual Misconduct
- February 09, 2018

Daniel Fierro, a former legislative staff member, accused assemblywoman Cristina Garcia of drunkenly trying to grope his genitalia, stroking his back and squeezing his butt in 2014, reports the Sacramento Bee . Her picture was featured in Time Magazine as one of the "Silence Breakers" in its Person of the Year Issue . Burke admitted to investigators that she - according to a document made public February 2 - "participated in an inappropriate conversation regarding anal sex with capitol ... (more...)
Gay Olympian Adam Rippon Reportedly Refused Meeting With Mike Pence Gay Olympian Adam Rippon Reportedly Refused Meeting With Mike Pence
- February 09, 2018

Refusing to meet with the vice president, Rippon told reporters that he was focusing on training for the Olympics . The comments about gay conversion therapy stem from a statement from 2000 on his campaign website that said that "r$3 esources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behavior". (more...)
North Korea to hold military parade ahead of Winter Olympics North Korea to hold military parade ahead of Winter Olympics
- February 09, 2018

But it would not be the first time Trump administration officials have sat face-to-face with North Korean diplomats. The parade was also shorter and featured fewer missiles than the previous one, which was held in April a year ago and unveiled five new kinds of missiles - surprising analysts and generating headlines worldwide. (more...)
Eight Countries Ask UN To Address Rohingya Crisis Eight Countries Ask UN To Address Rohingya Crisis
- February 09, 2018

After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya". Yanghee Lee, the United Nations special envoy on human rights in Myanmar, told reporters the killings and disposal of the bodies had all "the hallmarks of genocide ". (more...)
Congress on edge as budget deal nears vote Congress on edge as budget deal nears vote
- February 09, 2018

But many House Democrats are skittish over forcing another shutdown, especially with Senate Democrats largely on board with the spending deal. However, House GOP leaders said they were confident they had shored up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's $20 trillion-plus debt. (more...)
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 (NYSE:DLB)
- February 09, 2018

About 514,614 shares traded or 49.24% up from the average. Dolby Laboratories has a consensus target price of $52.75, suggesting a potential upside of 4.08%. Nottingham has 1,731 shares. (NYSE:DLB). 1.80 million were accumulated by Timessquare Capital Management Lc. Company insiders own 43.74% of the company's stock. (more...)
India may be behind killing of Chinese citizen in Karachi: Ahsan Iqbal India may be behind killing of Chinese citizen in Karachi: Ahsan Iqbal
- February 09, 2018

The Chinese national was killed earlier this week when unidentified attackers opened fire on his vehicle in apparently a "targeted attack". The News reported that Pakistan Steel Melters Association has rejected duty and tax concession / exemption granted by the government to China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited. (more...)
Jordan's King Abdullah II arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit Jordan's King Abdullah II arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit
- February 09, 2018

King Abdullah II of Jordan departed on Friday after concluding his two-day visit to Islamabad . The visiting King will hold talks with the president, as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi . The Jordanian King is accompanied by foreign minister and a number of civil and military officials. Pakistan and Jordan enjoy close relations and have similar viewpoints on various regional and worldwide issues. (more...)

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