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PM Modi Wife Jashodaben Injured In Accident, 1 Reportedly Dead


A teacher by profession, 66-year-old Jashodaben is provided security by the Mehsana police force and lives with her brother Ashok Modi at Unjha town of Mehsana district. The report further informs that there were 7 people in the vehicle where one of them, Basant Bhai, died on the spot. A case has been registered against the unidentified truck driver, as told by the Circle officer in Begu. Read More »

Republicans throw the FBI under the bus with 'memo'


The White House is reviewing a memo written by Democratic lawmakers on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence regarding the Russian Federation investigation to determine whether to make it public. Seventy-three percent of Republicans polled said "members of the FBI and Department of Justice are working to delegitimize Trump through politically motivated investigations". Read More »

U.S. could lift aid suspension if Pakistan takes steps: State Department


Kabul remains on high alert for more attacks. "We don't want to talk with the Taliban", Mr Trump said. The US hails India's contributions in Afghanistan and looks forward for more ways to work with New Delhi to promote economic growth and securityin the war-torn nation, a senior Trump administration official has said. Read More »

Province updates regulations around non-medical cannabis


Private cannabis retailers also won't be allowed to sell other products like food, gas, clothing and lottery tickets. The provincial government said it may consider exceptions in the future but, for now, a non-medical cannabis retail store must be a self-contained business. Read More »

Poroshenko Says Polish Bill On Nazi-Era Crimes 'Unacceptable'


According to Czaputowicz, critical comments made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Polish bill were "due to a misunderstanding". However, the automatic translation software of the online video sharing service inaccurately conveyed the sentence as "camps where millions of Jews were murdered were Polish". Read More »

Maldives top court revokes order to free prisoners;Nasheed seeks India's help


Following the declaration of the state of emergency on Monday, security forces broke into the Supreme Court, and detained Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and Justice Ali Hameed. "The US is troubled and disappointed by reports that Maldivian President Yameen has declared a state of emergency ", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said. Read More »

UN Human Rights boss condemns action on Kenya TVs


U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said President Uhuru Kenyatta was validly re-elected in the October 26, 2017 repeat presidential poll that was upheld by the Supreme Court. "There were several blasts heard at his home before he was finally taken out", said a neighbour who did not want to be named. In addition to the clampdown, Kenyan authorities have arrested senior opposition figures, including lawmakers George Aladwa and Otieno Kajwang, and lawyer Miguna Miguna over their ... Read More »

United States Steel Corporation (X) - Hot Portfolio of Monday

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) is at 28.44. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a hold rating on shares of United States Steel in a report on Friday, November 17th. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 0.25, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 0. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . Read More »

House Adopts Rules to Curb Sexual Harassment


The House approved both measures by voice vote under suspension of the rules, a method for fast-tracking noncontroversial bills that requires two-thirds of lawmakers' support for passage. Both complaints were against House lawmakers. The bill would allow employees to work remotely while claims are investigated or litigated. The #MeToo movement has forced Congress, like Hollywood, the media, sports and other major industries, to examine its own practices ― including the basic failure to ... Read More »

Nassar sentenced to another 40-125 years in prison


Monday's sentence is the culmination of a pair of trials in which scores of women spoke publicly of sexual abuse at the hands of Nassar. Nassar pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges and was sentenced to 60 years in prison in December . Read More »

Cape Town hotel guest urged not to flush toilets


Farmers are donating water from private dams. The City of Cape Town announced on Monday that Day Zero has been moved back to 11 May . "In terms of this process the desalinating company would design, finance, build, operate and maintain the plant in return for the City's commitment to purchase the daily water output for an extended period of about 20 years". Read More »

Suggests Nunes Memo Showed FBI Trying to 'Subvert Democracy'


House Speaker Paul Ryan, who called for the Nunes memo release to spotlight potential "abuse" under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, sidestepped questions Tuesday on whether Trump should release the memo. Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department deny any wrongdoing on their part involving surveillance warrants. President Donald Trump sits with FBI Director Christopher Wray during the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony, Friday, Dec. Read More »

Trump roots for a government shutdown in order to get his way


Democrats want an assurance the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be preserved as a condition of voting to maintain government funding. Trump has proposed offering a route to citizenship for up to 1.8 million young immigrants. It would place 1.8 million immigrants, including almost 700,000 Dreamers, on a pathway to citizenship - a top priority for the opposition. Read More »

Trump accuses Federal Bureau of Investigation of bias as memo released

The Republican memo alleges Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act , accusing the Federal Bureau of Investigation of improperly using information paid for in part by Hillary Clinton's campaign to obtain a FISA warrant for Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page . Read More »

Trump aide: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA


This is why the administration has struggled to move negotiations forward on DACA: Trump and his staff can't get on the same page about whether legalization for anyone is something they really want - or something they'll grudgingly grant in exchange for something they really want. Read More »

International Olympic Committee chief urges sports court reform after Russian Federation bans lifted


He said the International Olympic Committee knew only what had been released by CAS in a press statement and this was "extremely unsatisfactory given the gravity of the cases". The IOC has taken note of the CAS decision, with satisfaction on the one hand and disappointment on the other. . "We expected that the CAS decision would dispel all suspicions against the athletes", Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Read More »

Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade in Washington DC


Trump had previously considered the idea of a military parade through the streets of the nation's capital after attending France's Bastille Day at the guest of honor in July. An unnamed White House official familiar with the parade's planning stressed to the Post that the event was in the "brainstorming" stages and added: "Right now there's really no meat on the bones". Read More »

White House receives Democrats' rebuttal memo on alleged surveillance abuses


The president will have five days to decide on whether he wants to release the memo following the committee's vote. NPR's Ryan Lucas has been following all of the twists and turns of this story and is here with the latest. They haven't weighed in on it yet. But Schiff said he's concerned the White House will make "political redactions" to the memo before releasing it, and not just to protect sensitive information, and that's why he asked the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of ... Read More »

Stop the partisan war on FBI, Justice Department

President Trump again attacked the Russian Federation investigation on Monday, this time targeting the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee: Rep. Schiff's memo was approved for distribution to House members last Monday, and has attracted more interest from Republicans than Democrats so far. Since Trump allowed the Republican memo to be released, the FISA court also should agree to the New York Times request Monday to unseal secret documents related to the wiretapping ... Read More »

North Korea: Continued Military Exercises Will Return Peninsula to 'Catastrophe'


A new USA nuclear policy review outlined last week "reaffirms that North Korea's illicit nuclear program must be completely, verifiably, and irreversibly eliminated, resulting in a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons", he said. "He & his wife remind the world of the atrocities happening in N Korea", Pence tweeted Monday before departing Washington . "With respect to the vice president's trip to the Olympics and whether there would be an opportunity for any kind of a meeting with North ... Read More »

Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy


Rahul Gandhi will start on Wednesday a new practice of meeting party workers at his 24 Akbar Road office, the Congress headquarters. All India knows it. "Action Points 1.Informing Parliament about the price is a national security threat 2.Brand all who ask, Anti National #TheGreatRafaleMystery", Rahul tweeted. Read More »

Justin Trudeau objects to the word 'mankind'


He believes "peoplekind" is more inclusive than " mankind ". "We won't be pushed around", Prime Minister Trudeau said when answering questions at a town hall meeting held in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Some pointed out that he had never been heard using that word himself and provided a transcript of his speech where he used the word " mankind ". Read More »

Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration


Trump's shutdown threat received some pushback during the meeting, with Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock chastising Trump and noting that neither party wants a shutdown and both are in favor of cracking down on MS-13. The third-ranking House Republican , Representative Steve Scalise, said negotiations over the debt ceiling were being coupled with the Senate budget talks. Read More »

Philippine President Duterte Oversees Bulldozing of Smuggled Luxury Cars


Roque said research works by foreigners on Benham Rise had already been concluded, including the one conducted by Chinese research vessel Ke Xue Hao. "Let me be very clear about this: the Philippine Rise is ours and any insinuation that it is open to everybody should end with this declaration", Piñol quoted Duterte as saying. Read More »

Comey Memos Will Eventually Be Released And Trump Is Probably Livid


Saying it did not vindicate Trump, as the president asserted Saturday, they signaled the possible release of Democrats' dissenting memo in the coming weeks and said the GOP memo would have no impact on Mueller's ongoing probe. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other leaders in the majority in Congress have said they thought Democrats' response should be released as Nunes' document was, so long as it also went through review and declassification. Read More »

Clinics for Low-Income Iowans Face Uncertainty as Congress Considers Funding


The failure to reauthorize the fund has jeopardized access to care for millions of Americans, and made it hard for community health centers to adequately plan for everything from staffing needs to securing loans for capital projects. Grassley said the centers are needed for "people that fall through the cracks" and are particularly important in rural areas where there's a shortage of health care facilities. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Schiff over Russian Federation probe memo

With Monday's vote to publicly release the Democrats' memo, it will be sent to the White House for review, just as the Nunes memo was last week . According to the Republican-drafted memo, a number of then top US law enforcement leaders abused their power by inappropriately obtaining a surveillance warrant on Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to the Trump presidential campaign until September 2016. Read More »

US Gymnastics Board of Directors and Michigan State President Resign


That term will run concurrently with the 40-175 years Nassar is already slated to serve from his recent trial in neighboring Ingham County , plus the 60-year sentence he received on federal child pornography charges last year. "It is unfathomable to think about the number of victims who could have been spared", had authorities acted on prior complaints, Cunningham said Monday, moments before announcing Nassar's sentence. Read More »

McCain rejoins immigration debate with broad amnesty bill


But Democrats have savaged his proposal , and Trump was soon wagging an accusatory finger at an opposition he blames for refusing to help replace the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals before a March deadline. The bill comes as Congress looks to stave off another government shutdown by authorizing a new spending bill before a looming Thursday deadline. Read More »

LI stocks rebound as Dow stabilizes


After big moves higher and lower, United States stocks surged on Tuesday afternoon, raising hopes for an end to a global sell-off. The global feedback loop of investor confidence darkened abruptly this week, with last week's late losses in the US reverberating through Asia and Europe on Monday, then slamming back into USA stocks as investors also factored in the probability of the Federal Reserve rolling out an accelerated rate hike schedule and news of strict sanctions imposed on one ... Read More »

Winter Olympics: Soldiers replace security staff after norovirus outbreak


The vice president's trip is mostly about reassuring America's allies in the face of the North Korean threat, said Brad Glosserman, a visiting American professor at Tokyo's Tama University. Tucker West of The United States in action during Luge training ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Sliding Centre on February 6, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. Read More »

Pressure grows on Zuma to quit


The top decision making body of South Africa's ruling African National Congress has postponed a meeting called for today that was to decide on whether to force President Jacob Zuma from office. DA leader Mmusi Maimane said SONA could only proceed after Zuma is removed. While parliamentary officials indicated that the speech might be delayed only by about a week, there were serious doubts about whether Zuma will deliver the address at a later stage. Read More »