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York officer with US Marshal's task force injured in shooting


Chardo said the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force was involved in serving an arrest warrant at a home. A US marshal died and a police officer was wounded Thursday morning as a task force tried to arrest a wanted man in Harrisburg, our sister website pennlive .com reports. Read More »

Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs


The 30-point Montreal test takes about ten minutes and requires patients to perform memory and other mental tasks, CNN says. "I've found no reason whatsoever to think the president has any issues whatsoever with his thought process". "What I was struck with frankly, as I'm sure you were as well, was just the general profanity used in the room by nearly everyone". In a hearing Tuesday, Graham said Trump had reversed course, expressing openness on an immigration deal early last Thursday, ... Read More »

Trump Might Avoid Republican Primaries

Congress must approve the measure by Friday night to prevent a shutdown. House Democrats, most of whom voted against the last stopgap measure in December, are not likely to embrace this bill either, given the impasse on immigration - especially after President Donald Trump was said to have made vulgar remarks in a meeting on immigration last week. Read More »

Police nab 2 men in Times Square hit-and-run of officer


A uniformed police officer, who has not been identified, was on foot and trying to stop a Mercedes that had been driving recklessly. Police say he didn't stop after hitting the officer. Police said the men have criminal histories, and that Lopez drove the same auto onto an Upper Manhattan sidewalk last Friday around 2 a.m. Charges against Santos and Lopez are pending. Read More »

Drone Rescues Two Teens Stuck In Surf At Lennox Head


Incredible footage has emerged online today of a drone helping to rescue two teenagers who were stuck in wild surf conditions off Lennox Head this morning. Deputy Premier John Barilaro said the investment had already paid for itself with the "world first rescue". Lifeguard Supervisor Jai Sheridan was piloting the drone, known as the Little Ripper UAV , which has been in development for three years. Read More »

Italy dissolves parliament for March 4 election


Enrico Letta was ousted in a political maneuver by Matteo Renzi, who in turn resigned after a failed referendum, ceding the government previous year to Gentiloni. Polls suggest the Five Star protest movement (5SM) is on course to secure most votes following a dip in fortunes for the ruling centre-left Democratic Party, which survived a five-year term albeit with three different premiers. Read More »

Rajini, Haasan share dais amid political buzz


The reporters then quickly asked whether he would join hands with him to which Rajini replied, "Only time will tell, we will have to wait and see". Her party continues to rule the state but is grappling with a serious leadership crisis, even losing her assembly seat to sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran last month. Read More »

GST Council slashes rates on 29 goods and 53 services


However Congress' demand of considering involving petroleum products under GST ambit wasn't taken up in the meeting. "We discussed the simplification of return filing process in the meeting". In the pre-budget consultations, Jaitley will hear the state ministers expectations from the Union Budget. Composition scheme allows small businesses to pay taxes at a concessional rate and makes compliance easy under the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Read More »

Peru's ailing ex-president Fujimori pardoned


He was transferred from prison to a hospital on Saturday after suffering from low blood pressure and an irregular heartbeat, the latest in a string of hospitalizations. The police clashed with the demonstrators with the help of tear-gas and water cannons. Last Thursday, Kuczynski got rid of his dismissal thanks to 10 unforeseen votes of fujimoristas dissidents, so many thought re was a pact behind him to pardon autocrat. Read More »

Peru president quizzed over links to Brazil's Odebrecht


President Kuczynski, who campaigned on an anti-Fujimori platform, has been accused of taking bribes from a Brazilian firm. The experts state that the use of the medical pardon in this case does not mesh with global human rights standards as worldwide human rights laws restricts the grant of pardons "in cases of serious human rights violations including extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances". Read More »

Pope renews call for Jerusalem status quo, urges Israel-Palestine talks

The speech by Abbas ratcheted up what has been more than a month of harsh rhetoric toward Trump since the president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "The Palestinians should bring their cause global and preview the legal aspects of all the peace agreements signed between Israel and the PLO, as Trump's declaration has already violated the peace deals previously sponsored by the United States", said Mekhemer Abu Se'da, a Palestinian political science professor. Read More »

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered


He says the president's language can fester and give license to bigotry and hate in the country . "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity", he said. Durbin said Graham used the president's own explicit words to criticize Trump. But by the time they arrived, Graham said, the winds had changed, hardline conservative lawmakers had been invited, and the President made the now-infamous "shithole" countries remark. Read More »

Defendants' legal rights protected in telecom fraud trial: mainland spokesman


But they were sent not to Taiwan but to China, which has diplomatic ties with Kenya. The authorities add China is putting pressure on other countries. Chinese state media have said at least some of the fraud suspects allegedly called Chinese citizens and pretended to be prosecutors demanding payment for crimes or infractions, with the threat of jail for those who did not pay up. Read More »

Department of Homeland Security to Block Haitians from Temporary Visa


Those visas allow businesses to bring in workers from other countries. Belize and Samoa are also being removed from the list of eligible countries whose immigrants can receive seasonal and agricultural US visas. Sixty-five Haitians entered the United States on H-2A visas, given for agricultural work, in the 2016 fiscal year, and 54 Haitians were granted H-2A visas by the State Department between March and November 2017. Read More »

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says


Well, to quote Dr Jackson , President Trump is "very sharp" and "very fit for duty". Focusing on the president's height and weight, Colbert calculated Trump's body mass index and concluded he was one pound shy of obesity. Trump's cholesterol reading from Friday's exam was borderline high even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor. With such a bad dietary history, how can that be? Jackson said he'd ruled out a list of possible causes, and that dry mouth caused by the ... Read More »

Computer coding, school board pay, substitute teachers and more


The School Board will conduct interviews in closed session January 23. "School board members across Kentucky have faced numerous and growing challenges the past few years, and this year has been a particularly challenging one", said KSBA President David Webster, chairman of the Simpson County Board of Education. Read More »

Congress Is Getting Close To Shutting Down The Government


McCaul and some other Republicans contend that Democrats will watch their strategy backfire politically if they are perceived to have held government funding hostage for DACA recipients . House leaders spent much of Wednesday surveying members to see if they could count on the support of the 218 Republicans needed to pass a four-week spending bill. Read More »

Seattle-area hospital locked down after umbrella is mistaken for a rifle


EvergreenHealth in Kirkland is on lockdown after a man carrying a gun was spotted in the area. Hospital staff and patients sheltered in place as the grounds were swept. After the man saw an image of himself on social media, he contacted authorities , Kirkland police spokeswoman Tiffany Trombley said. Anyone with information, or if you know the person in the photo, please call the Kirkland Police Department at 425-587-3000. Read More »

Australia vs England: Josh Hazlewood set to miss Brisbane ODI


But he has been suffering from a virus and has flown home to Sydney to recuperate. National keeper Tim Paine has a gastro bug and is in doubt for Friday's games against England in Brisbane. He has only played eight List A matches but made his global debut last summer against Sri Lanka in the Twenty20 format. In fact, with wicket-keeper Paine having still not fully recovered, the selectors have called up Alex Carey, who plays for South Africa, to induct him into the eleven should the need ... Read More »

Unemployment Numbers Strong for December and All of 2017

New Hampshire's unemployment rate has been below 3.0% for 25 straight months. Even though jobs reports between August and November showed a possible slowdown in Oregon's economic expansion, December's strong jobs report "reflects a return to robust growth", according to officials. Read More »

Republicans' tax overhaul becomes law as Trump signs bill


Beyond providing basic transparency, this has also shown that the system works, that our president - or the people who would be president - are not taking advantage of their position to enrich themselves at the expense of the public. For example, Trump's administration has cut 67 regulatory actions and has imposed only three new actions, estimated to save taxpayers $570 million per year. Read More »

White House physician: Trump in 'excellent' health

According to results from his physical exam, Trump is said to be in "excellent" overall health . Dr Jackson also revealed that while he does not now have an exercise routine Trump would like to lose 10-15 pounds and could benefit from a lower fat diet. Read More »

United Nations chief welcomes second anniversary of 'Implementation Day' for Iran nuclear deal


Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov during his annual press conference earlier this week cleared that Moscow will not be entertaining any attempts made by Washington to modify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as Iran nuclear agreement, arguing that such a move would complicate ongoing effort to reign over North Korea's nuclear program. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Shares Moving On Volume


About 1.42M shares traded. Analysts' mean recommendation for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Vantage Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in 3M Company (MMM) by 60.81% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Is Aziz Ansari an abuser or just a really bad date?


Again, I found myself asking where the line is between bad sex and straight-up assault. "They stink", Banfield, 50, said in her Monday segment. A man, albeit a famous actor, goes on a consensual date, attempts to have sex, gets shot down - but doesn't rape or force himself on her - and it becomes a news story months later? After protesting his moves, you did not get up and leave right away. Read More »

Kimco Realty (KIM) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. (NYSE:OMI) has declined 11.64% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. Therefore 77% are positive. Alibaba had 158 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, December 16 by JP Morgan. Read More »

New US Airstrike In Somalia Kills 13 Al-Shabab Members


But as the USA steps up its involvement in the region, the African Union is drawing down its forces. "I think we are hopeful, and I think the global community is also hopeful about Somalia". "This was a huge success for the Somali forces". Sunday's strike is the US' 34th in Somalia since Trump took office. Multiple agencies of the U.S. Government support the Federal Government of Somalia, alongside global partners and non-governmental organizations on the ground in Somalia. Read More »

Cold Beer Sales Bill Voted Down


But he has long opposed the move and voted against Senate Bill 26. House Bill 1051 allows Sunday alcohols sales from noon to 8 grocery stores, package liquor stores, convenience stores, drug stores and restaurants. Now that is primarily limited to liquor stores, which are fighting against the change. However, House Public Policy Chair Ron Alting, R-Lafayette, who serves on the code revision commission, chose to hear the cold beer legislation, Senate Bill 26, during a three-hour ... Read More »

Most Americans Think It's Racist To Talk About Immigrants From 'Shithole Countries'


Which is why the president's tweeting is "not a bad idea", she continued. Two Republican senators present at the meeting affirmed that Trump did not use the expletive widely reported by the media. Purdue said Durbin had committed a "gross misrepresentation" of the president's words, and Cotton argued on CBS's Face the Nation that Durbin "has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings". Read More »

UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted two commercial flights


Larijani was referring to the move initiated by Saudi Arabia on June 5 previous year, and later joined by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, the Maldives, Djibouti, Senegal and the Comoros in cutting off all diplomatic ties with Qatar by accusing the country of "sponsoring terrorism". Read More »

Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

Folks online think President Donald Trump sucks at the nickname game. Several people who were at the meeting last week or familiar with the discussions, said Trump disparaged those countries in vulgar, racially tinged terms. Graham says most Americans do too. Sanders also re-tweeted a State Department message about how the day of service is honored at US embassies and consulates worldwide. Read More »