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House Intel panel votes to release classified Republican memo

The FBI is now conducting an investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian agents who are thought to have tried to influence the election result. Fox News first reported he had seen the memo. Democrats have charged that Nunes withheld the memo from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department until the last minute, resisting the advice of top officials who as recently as last week were warning against making it public. Read More »

No Orange coloured passports. Government scraps decision

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Currently, the passports are issued in three colours - white passports for government officers, red passports for diplomats and blue for all other passports. A statement by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said: "After comprehensive discussions with the various stakeholders, the MEA has chose to continue with the current practice of printing of the last page of the passport and not to issue a separate passport with orange colour jacket to ECR passport holders". Read More »

TV star charged with sexual assault in Old Lyme

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He is also accused of touching the girl's chest under her clothing and taking pictures of her while he was holding her skirt up. Documents said that his son and daughter were sleeping in the same room during the alleged incident. Christopher was working on House Rescue , a series for A&E, during the alleged incident. Dionne denied molesting the child but said he had an odd encounter with her when she put her hand on his stomach and began rubbing. Read More »

SAP America To Buy Callidus For USD 2.4 Billion

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The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 2 by Dougherty & Company. FinnCap has " Corporate " rating and GBX 175 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, December 5 by Roth Capital. LLC Has $8.79 Million Stake in Callidus Software Inc. Duan Jimmy C. also sold $374,250 worth of Callidus Software Inc. Callidus Software had a negative return on equity of 5.67% and a negative net margin of 9.54%. Read More »

Budget to provide a new energy to the fast growing economy: Modi

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According to reports, Modi said to have asked NDA leaders to take up the issue in a positive way and wanted them to promote it positively to create a "positive atmosphere" around early polls. He said the Budget Session, which began January 28, was also crucial as the entire global community was very optimistic about the Indian economy, citing "positive opinion about the growth of India and the road ahead" by global credit rating agencies, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Read More »

76 illegal immigrants found inside a tractor-trailer in Texas

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The immigrants, hailing from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, were found in "good health" at a checkpoint on USA 83 on Friday, Border Patrol announced Monday . Laredo Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Gabriel Acosta called the incident a "blatant disregard for human life" that "will not be tolerated". The driver of the vehicle, who authorities say is now in custody, was questioned about his immigration status and it was determined he is a US citizen. Read More »

Shopian civilian killings: FIR against Army major disgusting, says BJP

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A Major, who led the Army personnel at the time of the incident, was also named in the FIR. Police has filed a murder case against the Army. The PDP-BJP coalition in J&K is in turmoil after Mufti defended the police action and refused to cave in to the saffron party's demands for immediate withdrawal of the FIR. Read More »

Kabul Faults Pakistan For Terror; Afghans Blame Government

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AP photo Afghan National Army soldiers take position near the entrance gate of Marshal Fahim academy after an attack Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan. It followed a massive suicide bombing Saturday that killed 103 people. "If they are giving priority to the military option, we are not weak". The report says NATO's Afghanistan Mission said 4,474 civilian casualties occurred between June 1, 2017, and November 27, 2017 - "of which approximately one-third were deaths and two-thirds were injuries". Read More »

Government gives Ksh.70M to resettle Lang'ata fire victims

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday suspended two top county government officials at the fire department over their slow response to the emergency. The DP, who was accompanied by Lang'ata MP Nixon Korir, said the fire could not be contained last night because of lack of water and lack of access road to the affected areas. Read More »

US Lawmakers at NAFTA Talks Express Optimism

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Metro, which recently acquired pharmacy chain Jean Coutu, has said it is co-operating with the Competition Bureau's investigation of an alleged industry-wide bread price-fixing scheme, but little more has been made public. The U.S. trade representative said he was unsatisfied with Canadian proposals on autos, calling the progress too slow, dismissing another Canadian idea as a "poison pill" and bemoaning a Canadian complaint to the World Trade Organization, a tactic he characterized as a ... Read More »

Taiwan blocks hundreds of Chinese Airlines flights as air space row escalates

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The military sent reconnaissance aircraft to monitor simulated incoming ships, followed by tanks firing rounds during an "enemy landing" at the port of Hualien in eastern Taiwan. "Our combat-readiness has no holidays", Huang Kai-sen, a lieutenant general, told AFP . "In order for our citizens to feel safe during the Lunar New Year, we are standing by and on guard 24 hours a day". Read More »

Tillerson opposes pipeline that would connect Russian Federation and Germany

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We see it as undermining Europe's overall energy security and stability", Tillerson said alongside Polish foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski at a press conference in Warsaw. Russian Federation still provides two-thirds of Poland's gas supply, but Warsaw started importing liquefied natural gas from the United States previous year in its own bid to diversify its fuel supplies. Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency director expects Russian Federation will try to target United States mid-term elections

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In an interview with the BBC aired on Tuesday, U.S. intelligence chief Pompeo said Russian Federation had a long history of information campaigns and said its threat would not go away. "We can watch very focused efforts to steal American information, to infiltrate the United States with spies - with people who are going to work on behalf of the Chinese government against America", he said. Read More »

US Sanctions Are Crippling North Korean Navy Exercise

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The foreign money is being used by the repressive regime as oxygen to fuel the nuclear weapons program. The source said since this year marks the 70th anniversary of the North Korean military, it is expected to put on an especially grand show, mobilizing "at least 50,000 soldiers and civilians". Read More »

Saudi Arabia to release high-profile figures proven not guilty

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A sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia has generated an estimated $106.7bn (£755.6m) in settlements, the kingdom's attorney general has said. He has chose to release all those proven not guilty, and others who had agreed financial settlements with the government after admitting to corruption allegations. Read More »

Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole axed after 13 years on show

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The fiery Brendan, who said he found out his contract wasn't being renewed via a phone call, has returned over the last few series. A BBC spokesperson later said: 'We'd like to thank Brendan for being part of the show since the beginning - victor of the first series - and for the contribution he has made to its success. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi

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Venkita Kalyanam, who was Bapu's personal secretary between 1943 and 1948, said, "I never said Gandhiji did not say " Hey Ram " at all". As per reports, he was shot at 5.12 in the evening after which he died sometime later. 9. The first attempt to kill Gandhi was a bomb attack in 1934. On January 20, 1948, Godse and his fellow conspirators had failed to pull off a planned shooting. Read More »

Syria's Kurds say will not take part in Sochi peace talks

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Later that day, the Turkish military said in a statement that Turkish soldiers and allied Syrian opposition fighters captured the hill, assisted by airstrikes, attack helicopters, armed drones and howitzers. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday that Turkey will clear its entire border with Syria of what he referred to as "terrorists". The YPG has received support from the United States and it has spearheaded the battle against the Islamic State group across swathes of Syria. Read More »

Catalonia postpones vote for brand spanking new regional head, sticks…

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Speaking in an interview with state television network RTVE, Rajoy said the Catalan regional parliament should "accept the law and return to social, institutional and economic reality". Carles Puigdemont is the only candidate for the new leader of Catalonia . Torrent says he will reconvene the session once Spanish authorities guarantee they "won't interfere" in the election of Puigdemont. Read More »

Another Round Of Winter Weather To Drop 1-2 Inches Of Snow

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The National Weather Service predicted a 30 percent chance of snow on Friday. The timing is not good for schools, and it will be another tough call for Tuesday morning, Horst said in an email. A cooler Tuesday with morning lows in the teens and a fresh snowpack around Metro Detroit . An additional coating of 2 inches is possible before it tapers off, forecasters wrote. Read More »

US FBI official McCabe steps down amid Trump criticism

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Mr McCabe , who served as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief for more than two months past year after Mr Trump fired director James Comey , had been expected to leave his post as the No 2 FBI official in March. While McCabe was apparently looking at leaving this spring, his departure comes weeks ahead of schedule and during a time when he's clearly been in the crosshairs of the president. Read More »

How Guardiola Reacted After Horror Tackle On Leroy Sane

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Guardiola was clearly angered by Cardiff's physical approach and animatedly spoke to referee Lee Mason after the game. "We will see [Sane's injury] tomorrow, he could be out for two, three, four weeks". "It's not because one player is more fearless to kick". They lost their unbeaten league record in a 4-3 loss at Liverpool on January 14 after Guardiola scotched suggestions they might be able to go through the domestic season undefeated.Asked again on Sunday if City could claim the ... Read More »

Over 2 million women go "missing'' every year in India"

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Calling this the "son meta-preference", the Survey has found that while an average Indian family prefers to have two children, there are instances where families have more than five children if the last child is not a male. Furthermore, the data estimated that there are 63 million women "missing" from India's population - with 2 million more from every age group going "missing" every year - because the desire for sons has given rise to sex-selective abortions, and girls suffer ... Read More »

Two killed in Assam after violent protests against RSS leader's remarks

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Tension prevails in Dima Hasao district of Assam after two people died and several injured in police firing on protesters at Maibong railway station on January 25. The protesters had blocked trains at Maibang station, broke windowpanes of a train, damaged properties at the station and removed tracks, NF Railway Spokesperson said. Read More »

STATE OF THE UNION - Tuesday January 30, 2017 @ 6pm

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What he says in his speech won't matter as much as it would for a president who understood the details of his policies, was willing to do the hard work of negotiating, and could be relied on to stick to one position. There are roughly 6,300 people in Nevada from El Salvador, Honduras and Haiti, according to the left-leaning Center for American Progress. The President will read the speech in his bored monotone indoor voice, and there will be a DC pundits who immediately wet themselves ... Read More »

Half-brother of Kim Jong-un met a mysterious American days before murder

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The palm of the hand is the least sensitive area, he had added, saying VX could be safely washed off the hand within 15 minutes of exposure, explaining why the women were not affected. North Korea has long pursued increasing its "soft power" by expanding its diplomatic presence in the region through initiatives ranging from academic exchanges to illegal arms sales. Read More »

Turkey orders detention of 11 top doctors over criticism of Syrian offensive

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The United States has around 2,000 military personnel in northern Syria supporting an umbrella group of fighters, dominated by the YPG, which drove Islamic State from its Syrian strongholds previous year. If Washington and Ankara do not set the necessary de-escalation mechanism, "things could get especially messy if Turkey expands operation to Manbij (.) as US and Turkish forces could collide", warned the International Crisis Group analyst Noah Bonsey in a recent commentary. Read More »

Indonesian police cut transgender women's hair to force 'manly makeover'

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The 12 transgender women, who were rounded in several beauty salons where they worked, were targeted by the police following claims they had teased a group of boys. According to Surianata, the police conducted "Operation Anti Moral Illness" after neighbours complained about the transgender community having a "negative influence" on their children, the BBC reported. Read More »

How Safe Is Theresa May From A Tory Leadership Challenge - HuffPost Verdict

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Although the prime minister has managed to fend off opposition and discontent from within her party, the unhappiness among the donors is significant. Johnny Mercer, a Conservative backbencher tipped as a future leader, said a change of leadership would not be helpful and he did not support such a move but signalled it could still come to pass. Read More »

Devendra Fadnavis orders enquiry into farmer's death at JJ hospital

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Dharma Patil , a farmer from Dhule, had come to the Mantralaya (state secretariat) for a meeting with Energy Minister Chandrakant Bawankule on January 22. "Patil had not challenged the award in any court and the government can not consider revaluation after the due legal process has been completed", the official said. Read More »

Yemen's Saudi-backed government 'to flee from Aden'

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During the past months, government forces and the UAE armed forces operating in the southern province of Aden launched a new anti-terror offensive "to root out al-Qaida militants from their strongholds in neighbouring southern province of Abyan". Read More »

Typo on some tickets invites attendees to 'State of the Uniom'

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The president's Twitter feed regularly features typos , misplaced punctuation and misspelled words, and releases from the White House have followed suit. But not before a few politicians seized on it. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tweeted that he was "looking forward" to Tuesday's "State of the Uniom". Trump is set to deliver the speech Tuesday night, and it will likely be different than previous addresses ― as are the tickets. Read More »

How Analysts Feel About Grainger plc (LON:GRI)?

It has a 40.57 P/E ratio. FinnCap maintained the shares of CNCT in report on Tuesday, February 7 with "Buy" rating. Beaufort Securities maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. Bryan Garnier & Cie upgraded The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) rating on Friday, September 22. Finally, Peel Hunt boosted their price target on shares of UNITE Group plc from GBX 675 ($8.79) to GBX 725 ($9.44) and gave the stock an "add" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Read More »