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Tillerson Outlines New US Strategy on Syria, No Future with Assad

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According to a Pentagon estimate in December, the US has about 2,000 troops in Syria as well as a diplomatic presence in cities such as Kobani. "I am referring principally to Iran". The U.S. still has a military presence in Syria, but that force is focusing on fighting terror groups like ISIS. The US military presence will be in areas liberated from ISIL. Read More »

Risky wind chills in effect for tonight, through Saturday morning

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However, the warm weather will be accompanied by a 20 to 30 percent chance of rain as temperatures continue to rise Saturday to a high of 47. The pipe-bursting cold will end around noon Wednesday . A range of 12 to 19 degrees is expected Thursday morning. Wind Chill Advisory through morning. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a low around 51. Read More »

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.21

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Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) ownership status of both institutional or insider important for investing research process; unknown to this can sometimes give false signals and lead an investor astray. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IJK) by 33,105 shares in the quarter, for a total of 63,861 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (MTUM). Read More »

PAW Capital Corp Has $1.44 Million Stake in Amazon.com, Inc

Amazon.Com now has $626.65 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.76% or $9.86 during the last trading session, reaching $1295. About 953,708 shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00. Read More »

Facebook is launching another probe to see if Russian Federation pushed Brexit propaganda

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Google , which has also been asked for input in the probe, said it had found no evidence of Russian interference. Facebook is expanding a United Kingdom investigation into possible interference by Russian Federation ahead of the country's 2016 election to exit the European Union, after facing pressure from lawmakers who were unsatisfied with an earlier probe by the social media company. Read More »

Facebook selfie leads to seven-year sentence in friendship turned fatal

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Authorities say that a belt was believed to be the murder weapon. After getting drunk, Antoine told the friend that she hit Gargol and strangled her. "She knows the family would like an explanation, a reason, but unfortunately she can not provide that", her lawyer, Lisa Watson, told the court. "I'll never forgive myself". Read More »

Vatican to Give Cardinal Law 'Celebratory' Funeral Despite Protest

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Law features in the Oscar-winning film " Spotlight " which portrays a team of investigative journalists from the Boston Globe newspaper who uncover the scandal. Law was initially accused of moving priest John Geoghan from parish to parish, despite knowing that Geoghan was believed to have abused up to 130 boys. Read More »

Alaska, Hawaii attorney generals seek pot business banking

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Cannabis banking is an issue impacting both red and blue states, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement announcing the letter. Gauging the true intentions of the White House and Department of Justice (DOJ) has proven hard for authorities. "It's essential that we treat medical marijuana as we would any other medication, and that we protect patient privacy in the process". Read More »

Paul Ryan presses Democrats to back bill preventing government shutdown

Republican leaders are full speed ahead on a short-term funding bill - now they just need the votes for it. All this underscores: The huge pressure facing Democratic leaders - especially House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - from large swaths of their respective conferences to go to the mattresses when it comes to this fight. Read More »

Trump says no plans to fire Spl Counsel Robert Mueller

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If the public doesn't trust Mueller's findings, it might not matter to the public - and the Republican-led Congress - what evidence the special counsel turns about the president's possible campaign ties to Russian Federation. But Holder would have us believe firing a corrupt lawyer and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, now heading a politically motivated witch-hunt against the president, is somehow beyond the pale. Read More »

USA slashes United Nations budget by $ 285mn

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Guterres has proposed capping the United Nations biennial budget at $5.4 billion , shaving off $200 million from the 2016-17 budget. "You know, you sit and listen to Nikki Haley, a representative of the United States of America, and it's breathtaking that she would actually threaten to cut off aid and support, and humanitarian aid", Scarborough said . Read More »

Lebanon overturns ban on Steven Spielberg's 'The Post'

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The case in point: the movie called " The Post ". A critically acclaimed film starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks , " The Post " recounts the nail-biting behind-the-scenes story of the 1971 publication by The Washington Post of the Pentagon Papers , which exposed the lies behind U.S. Read More »

'Morning Joe' Suggests White House Doctor Not Telling Truth About Trump's Health

Trump, earlier this month, pushed back over Twitter , insisting he is a "very stable genius" and that mental stability is one of his greatest assets. ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl asked Jackson, "Can you explain to me how a guy who eats McDonald's and fried chicken and all the Diet Cokes and who never exercises is in as good of shape as you say he's in?" "He would benefit from a diet that is lower in fat and carbohydrates and a routine exercise regimen", Jackson said, but ... Read More »

Met Office warns of heavy snow for the North East

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Met Office spokeswoman Nicola Maxey told the Press Association it was a "showery" outlook. Storm Fionn is the sixth storm to smash into Britain after Aileen, Brian, Caroline, Dylan and Eleanor ravaged the nation previous year. They added: "Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings". Lowest temperatures will be 0 to +4 degrees. Read More »

Trump supporters rip John McCain for his op-ed against 'fake news'

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders offered no details on what Trump's Fake News Awards would entail. McCain said press freedom was under attack across the globe, citing statistics from the Committee to Protect Journalists , which showed 262 cases of journalists being imprisoned for reporting, making it one of the most unsafe years for journalists ever. Read More »

West Coast Financial LLC Increases Position in Intel Co

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It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Among 24 analysts covering Anthem Inc ( NYSE:ANTM ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc, which manages about $91.02 billion and $66.34 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Oceaneering International Inc (NYSE:OII) by 158,533 shares to 1.57M shares, valued at $41.21 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

India hits back at Pakistan PM over Hafiz Saeed's case

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that there is no case registered against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Islamabad . "We won't decide our nation's strategy on basis of what Pakistan says". "It will be good if Pakistan government takes action but even if they don't, we will", Ahir said. Talking to Pakistan Today Editor Arif Nizami on his news programme on Channel 92, the prime minister said the chief minister who will dissolve his assemblies will no ... Read More »

Defense attorney admits client killed deputies

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Luis Bracamontes , a 37-year-old from Mexico who has entered the United States illegally on multiple occasions, is now standing trial for the murders of Sacramento sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer sheriff's Deputy Michael Davis Jr ., according to the Sacramento Bee . Read More »

Baby found abandoned outside building in Keele St. and Lawrence Ave. area

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The baby is in hospital in critical condition. Police were initially called in the plaza at Keele St. and Lawrence Ave. Police do not yet know when or where the baby was born. The CAS said the baby was transported to Humber River Hospital. Jenifferjit Sidhu told CTV News Channel that the baby was conscious, breathing and "murmuring" when it was discovered. Read More »

Ellen Pompeo Asks for 'Gray's' Pay Raise and Gets It

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It's been almost 13 years since " Grey's Anatomy " debuted on ABC, and star Ellen Pompeo is ready to get paid. As Pompeo knew to be true, the show survived. She wasn't shy about her own intentions going into the meeting, however. Nonetheless, Pompeo's longstanding role on the show has allowed her to flex her directorial muscles and become a producer on it. Read More »

Rep. Joe Crowley says Republicans can avoid a shutdown without Democratic support

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If they fail, federal agencies would start shutting their doors over the weekend. Susan reports that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has taken the lead negotiating role for House Republicans . He is planning a meeting Wednesday with Texas Republican Sen. A Ryan spokeswoman declined later to comment on the Freedom Caucus' opposition. "They're not talking to Democrats right now", he said. Read More »

What Are Analysts Opinions On Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. Telos Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 13.73% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Economic Planning Group Inc. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $513.86 million activity. Analysts await MiMedx Group, Inc. Read More »

Four expatriates kidnapped in Kaduna

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A staff of the company said the expatriates alongside the two police escorts had left Kafanchan for Abuja through Kagarko when they were ambushed by the gunmen. The Kagarko-Jere road has gained notoriety in recent times as kidnapping in the area has spiked, following the deployment of several policemen to the Kaduna Abuja road. Read More »

55+ million under winter warnings, advisories

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Those across western North Carolina will wake up to snow Wednesday morning as temperatures continue to cool and a deepening plume of moisture pushes eastward. The governors of Georgia, North Carolina and Louisiana declared states of emergency due to severe winter weather conditions, which caused multiple auto accidents during rush-hour traffic, officials said. Read More »

How Bigg Boss 11's Shilpa Shinde Is Partying After Her Big Win

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Leaving her motherly image behind, Shilpa was seen donning an elegant pink embeddlished designer kurti and stole hearts with her cheerful performance. We all know that Ravi expressed his opinion when Hina criticised his friends, Rithvik Dhanjani and Karan Wahi and also criticised the fans when they pulled Hina's hair during the mall task. Read More »

Man thought killed Penn student was hitting on him

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Authorities say Bernstein was visiting his parents during his college's winter break when he went to a park with Woodward Jan. 2. At a press conference on January 17, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced there would be a bail hearing later that day for defendant Samuel Woodward , 20, with the scheduled amount set at $1 million. Read More »

Trump Blames Dems For Blowing Up Immigration Talks

The bipartisan immigration deal that Trump rejected includes a pathway to citizenship for the young immigrants in the USA illegally that would take up to 12 years, according to details of the agreement obtained Saturday by The Associated Press. Read More »

North Korea weapons programme: 20 countries to consider tougher sanctions against Pyongyang

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However, those leaders say what Tillerson described as a "maximum-pressure campaign" against North Korea will continue until Kim Jong Un and his regime agree to a nuclear-free Korean peninsula. "The UN Security Council went as far as they were willing to go, with Chinese and Russian support, to allow nations to board ships in port, to inspect them and make sure they're complying with the UN sanctions regime". Read More »

Lane Kiffin hires a 24-year-old offensive coordinator (Charlie Weis' son)

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Chuck King of FAU Owl Access reported the move, noting that Weis will be the youngest current coordinator in the FBS. Weis was hired by Kiffin in December as Owls tight ends coach. The Falcons' season just ended this past weekend when they lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the divisional round of the playoffs, clearing the way for Weis' return to the college ranks. Read More »

Environment tops Davos leaders' fears as Trump faces 'global elite'

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Last year, President Trump withdrew the United States from the landmark Paris Climate Accord. The report has a message - the prospect of strong economic growth presents leaders with a golden opportunity to address signs of severe weakness in numerous complex systems that underpin the world, such as societies, economies, global relations and the environment. Read More »

For 5th time, Israel extends jailed teen's detention

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In his decision regarding the younger Tamimi, Judge Haim Balilti wrote that "the gravity of the offenses of which she is accused do not allow for an alternative to custody". Nariman Tamimi also was charged with incitement to terrorism on Facebook for posting the video of the incident. Nour was released on bail on January 5. Read More »