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World Davis: UK will be able to do trade deals during Brexit transition
Author: 0 Davis: UK will be able to do trade deals during Brexit transition

An FDF spokesman said: "We welcome the clarity from government on its ambition for the transition period". Mr Davis told MPs on Wednesday that he expected Brussels to resist the United Kingdom holding trade talks with other countries during the period because "there are people within the union who want to restrict any advantage for us".

World US Government shuts down after senate rejects funding bill
Author: 0 US Government shuts down after senate rejects funding bill

Both houses of Congress - the Senate and House of Representatives - are set to reconvene on Sunday. Schumer objected to McConnell's proposal to consider the February 8 continuing resolution at 10PM. McConnell pleaded. A shutdown occurs when the government fails to pass a funding plan, which leads to many government services being frozen and numerous staff being told not to work.

World Two students arrested after threats involving Harrison County High School
Author: 0 Two students arrested after threats involving Harrison County High School

Officials also dispelled rumors that any threats were also made toward Centennial High School, also in the Corona Norco Unified School District. Authorities decided it was safe for students to attend school Thursday. "And it was on lock down from about 8:30, 8:45 to 9:20 when we received word that the suspect in the second case had been arrested", said Richie. The Benton Police Department is now investigating the incident, but would not confirm the social media post.

World Here's how
Author: 0 Here's how "Fox & Friends" didn't cover the big Mueller news this morning

The New York Times reported that Trump "backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive". Mueller will need to be the one to determine if Trump's actions merit claims of criminal obstruction, but meanwhile, "what we're seeing is the president is obsessed with suppressing this investigation", the senator added.

World AMBER alert issued for missing NC 4-year-old
Author: 0 AMBER alert issued for missing NC 4-year-old

They said they will continue to look until they have a very high level of certainty they've searched the entire area near his Scotland County home. Divers have been in the water searching a pond about 800 yards from his home, according to the report.

World Tillerson: Russia responsible for Syria chemical attacks
Author: 0 Tillerson: Russia responsible for Syria chemical attacks

On Tuesday, a number of high-ranking US officials accused Moscow and Damascus of organizing the toxic chlorine gas attack on Monday. The reports have been produced by controversial pro-militant sources, namely the White Helmets and the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), and have not yet been independently verified.

World President Kovind turns emotional after honouring Garud commando at Republic Day Parade
Author: 0 President Kovind turns emotional after honouring Garud commando at Republic Day Parade

The award was received by Corporal Nirala's wife Sushmanand and his mother Malti Devi at the majestic Rajpath. On November 18, 2017, Nirala was shot thrice by terrorists during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Hajin. While the holed in terrorists started firing at the armed forces, Nirala - with a Negav Light Machine Gun - retaliated with heavy fire and killed two terrorists, severely injuring another one.

World AG Sessions doesn't take questions from reporters after Norfolk speech
Author: 0 AG Sessions doesn't take questions from reporters after Norfolk speech

It doesn't favor education or skills. The Trump Administration is calling for a border wall with Mexico and for a switch to a "merit-based" immigration system. "And we're not going - and can not - continue giving federal grants to cities that actively undermine the safety of federal law officers and intentionally frustrate our efforts to reduce crime in America".

World PM Modi's Op-ed Published in 27 ASEAN newspapers in 10 Languages
Author: 0 PM Modi's Op-ed Published in 27 ASEAN newspapers in 10 Languages

President Ram Nath Kovind appeared emotional and was seen wiping his face and eyes after handing over the award to Corporal Nirala's wife, Sushma, and mother, Malti Devi. "However, some Indians are tenacious in exaggerating the meeting's implications to China". The PM proposed the two sides strengthen trade and investment cooperation, regarding this as a driving force for ASEAN-India ties, and use scientific and technological accomplishments of the fourth Industrial Revolution to speed up ...

World Sixth-row seat for Rahul
Author: 0 Sixth-row seat for Rahul

The seating led to an outcry from the Congress, whose leaders accused the BJP-led NDA government of indulging in "cheap politics". "The arrogant government broke with tradition and convention, and deliberately made Congress president Rahul Gandhi first sit in the fourth row and then in the sixth row in the function to mark the national festival of Republic Day ", he said.

World President Buhari arrives Addis Ababa for AU meeting
Author: 0 President Buhari arrives Addis Ababa for AU meeting

Vera Songwe, said yesterday that the money was lost through various fraudulent activities. Speaking to journalists at the 30th AU Summit being held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, the ACBF Executive Secretary also said that African leaders can show strong leadership prioritizing the fight against corruption.

World Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU
Author: 0 Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU

The latest generation of the Kennedy political dynasty from MA is expected to appeal to working- and middle-class voters, who the Democrats will likely say have been abandoned by the president, despite Trump's campaign pledges. The Democratic leaders say Kennedy and Guzman will emphasize that "Democrats are laser-focused on enacting policies to benefit middle-class Americans, not special interests or the wealthiest".

Author: 0 President Trump calls New York Times report on firing Mueller 'fake news'

They were as follows: Mr Mueller had terminated his membership at a Trump golf course over a dispute about fees, had worked for the law firm that previously represented the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and had been interviewed to return as Federal Bureau of Investigation director before he was appointed special counsel.

World Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered
Author: 0 Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered

On Dec. 15, the bodies of Barry Sherman , the 75-year-old founder of generic drug giant Apotex , and his wife Honey, 70, were found by a real estate agent in the basement of their Toronto mansion which had been on the market for $6.9 million.

World Dozens killed in fire at Miryang hospital
Author: 0 Dozens killed in fire at Miryang hospital

It is feared that the death toll could rise. According to authorities, the fire began at about 7:30 a.m.at Sejong Hospital in the southern city. It said in a statement the mistake in the death toll occurred because of double counting. All the dead were in the hospital, Choi said. The cause of the blaze is not yet known. In late December, 29 people were killed in a building fire in central Seoul, which was the country's deadliest blaze over the past decade before the hospital fire.

World Defence secretary warns Russian Federation is ready to attack UK's energy infrastructure
Author: 0 Defence secretary warns Russian Federation is ready to attack UK's energy infrastructure

Asked why Moscow was researching those areas in particular, he told the Daily Telegraph: "It is because they are saying, 'These are the ways we can hurt Britain'". His words echoed those of Britain's Chief of General Staff Sir Nick Carter earlier this week who claimed that the UK's armed forces could struggle to defeat Russian military prowess without a big increase in defence spending.

World Eight Surprise Entrants We'd Like To See In 2018 Royal Rumble Match
Author: 0 Eight Surprise Entrants We'd Like To See In 2018 Royal Rumble Match

Powell's POV: I love the idea of an open challenge match in that it's a great hook for the Kickoff Show. The singles and tag team titles from both Raw and SmackDown will also be defended at the Sky Sports Box Office live event. The victor will get a shot at one of those championships at WrestleMania 34. Make your predictions for the Royal Rumble here for a chance to win cash .

World Rand Paul: Dems spiked his immigration compromise to end shutdown
Author: 0 Rand Paul: Dems spiked his immigration compromise to end shutdown

The White House budget chief has expressed optimism that a resolution will be found before Monday. Democrats have rejected any stopgap spending bill that does not including a renewal of protections for people brought to the USA illegally as children, a group collectively known as " Dreamers ".

World Roads and tunnels closed as floodwaters threaten Paris
Author: 0 Roads and tunnels closed as floodwaters threaten Paris

The Seine River overflowed its banks again in Paris and several nearby cities this week, a mere 18 months after reaching its highest level since 1982. Not even one of the most famous museums in the world can hold back the ever-swelling Seine. All Metro stations are now open although services have been affected by the floods especially on line 7 where water has got on to the tracks.

World Venezuela, Spain to expel ambassadors as 'persona non grata'
Author: 0 Venezuela, Spain to expel ambassadors as 'persona non grata'

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday rejected the comments by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who supported the European Union for passing sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials. The EU has expressed concern over human rights violations during anti-government protests, which saw over 100 deaths. More than 120 people died during four months of protests against President Maduro a year ago.

World United Nations hosts 'last hope' Syria peace talks in Vienna
Author: 0 United Nations hosts 'last hope' Syria peace talks in Vienna

He declined to elaborate. The special envoy said that the peace talks is at "very very critical moment" since the Syrian government continues to recapture large territories in fighting against terrorists and the opposition. The talks will last for two days. Western and some Arab states believe that Moscow's initiative would lay groundwork for a solution more favourable to the government in Damascus and its allies.

World Trump denies New York Times report he tried to fire Mueller
Author: 0 Trump denies New York Times report he tried to fire Mueller

When asked about the report on Friday morning at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Trump told reporters , "Fake news , folks". Trump blithely dismissed the story as "fake news" and took a shot at the New York Times - the outlet that broke the story.

World Looming water shortages spell catastrophe for Cape Town
Author: 0 Looming water shortages spell catastrophe for Cape Town

In a statement released on Monday, the mayor's office said that starting February 2, Cape Town's 3.7 million residents would have a daily allowance of 50 liters, or slightly more than 13 gallons, per person for the next 150 days, or face fines for exceeding use.

World Julian Assange may get his freedom in February
Author: 0 Julian Assange may get his freedom in February

Assange has been living in the Ecuadorean embassy in London's wealthy Knightsbridge district since 2012, when he skipped bail to avoid being extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault and rape , which he denied. But British police have insisted Mr Assange would still be arrested for breaching bail conditions should he leave the embassy. When asked if a successful ruling could enable Assange to walk free, a spokesman for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said, ...

World Philippines' Mayon Volcano Displaces 80000 as It Threatens to Erupt
Author: 0 Philippines' Mayon Volcano Displaces 80000 as It Threatens to Erupt

Between 6:26 a.m.to 1:40 p.m. on Friday, three episodes of sporadic lava fountaining from the Mayon's summit crater have occured lasting 24 minutes to 40 minutes, the Phivolcs said in its 8 a.m. Health care workers also fear that falling ash will cause or exacerbate respiratory ailments at the centers. "We remain on red alert", Marasigan told a media briefing, adding that 69,672 evacuees were housed in schools while almost 12,000 took shelter in tents or went to relatives in more secure ...

World Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?
Author: 0 Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?

Suu Kyi's government has been criticized for what the United Nations calls as "textbook ethnic cleansing" for its soldiers' brutal attacks on the Rohingya minority which started after Rohingya rebels attacked police outposts. Rohingya have long faced repression in Myanmar. They have also always been a persecuted minority in Myanmar. A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a resolution in the Senate which among other called on the United Nations to consider the feasibility of ...

World 52 baboons escape enclosure at Paris zoo
Author: 0 52 baboons escape enclosure at Paris zoo

Pictures on social media appeared to show armed police surrounding the zoo, with nearby roads shut. Police and zookeepers went hunting for the baboons, managing to return all but three to their pens. The baboons remain in the area of the "grand rocher", a landmark central mountain inaccessible to the public at the zoo in the lush Vincennes area of the French capital.

World Air Force's new refrigerator will cost $24 million to taxpayers
Author: 0 Air Force's new refrigerator will cost $24 million to taxpayers

The basic problem facing the Air Force is the age of the A-10 fleet and the need to install new wings on the aircraft. According to Airforce spokesperson Anne Stefanek, the cooler units now in place, are the original refrigerators that came with the Presidential jet when it was purchased in 1990.

World Xiaomi Mi 7 leaked, renders show Mi Mix-like design
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 7 leaked, renders show Mi Mix-like design

We know that these are only leaks, but even so, they may have given us the design that the Xiaomi Mi 6X will have. The image also suggests that the screen might feature a display with 18:9 aspect ratio. However, there is not much information available on the hardware specifications, pricing and availability, so we suggest you stay tuned to us for further details.

World Massive blast near embassies kills 40, injures 140 in Kabul
Author: 0 Massive blast near embassies kills 40, injures 140 in Kabul

An AFP reporter said he saw "lots of dead and wounded" people in a nearby hospital. He said the ambulance approached the checkpoint, close to an office of the High Peace Council and several foreign embassies, and blew up. That attack, which killed more than 20 people, was claimed by the Taliban. He said he didn't know yet if any of their members are wounded or killed.

World Trump Advisers Blocking Deal to End Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Trump Advisers Blocking Deal to End Government Shutdown

Kelly encouraged lawmakers to address narrow immigration issues that enjoy bipartisan support, such as DACA, rather than trying to negotiate a more hard comprehensive overhaul, the official said. " Stephen Miller is certainly part of that conversation, part of this process but he's advocating on behalf of the president", Sanders told Fox News's "America's Newsroom".

World Northeast states to sue feds over GOP's tax overhaul plan
Author: 0 Northeast states to sue feds over GOP's tax overhaul plan

Andrew Cuomo said the federal tax plan approved last month by Congress and signed by President Trump is an assault on blue states with high taxes. When confronted by a reporter with a 1938 Supreme Court determination that "deduction from gross income is allowed as a matter of legislative grace", Cuomo seemed to hang his hopes on uncovering internal communications revealing a conspiracy against majority Democratic states.

World Holy hypocrisy: Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels and the religious right
Author: 0 Holy hypocrisy: Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels and the religious right

Daniels did say that, until recently, she was living a "strangely normal life" in Texas with her husband and daughter, and "then I wake up one morning and there's, you know, news trucks and reporters outside of my house". She smiled, but did not respond to questions asked by Inside Edition about the alleged affair or hush money. Among names like Steve Hirsch, the founder of an adult entertainment company; Theresa Flynt, the daughter of Hustler's Larry Flynt; Frazier Boyd, the owner of a ...

Author: 0 Dreamers: Congress has time to fix problem

This will mark the end of the lottery system (which was introduced in 1990 to diversify the origins of new immigrants) which has support from some Democrats. - an average immigrant from India eventually sponsored over five additional immigrants. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham , one of the lead lawmakers in the immigration negotiations, said Trump's comments signaled a major breakthrough.

World Escaped inmate caught sneaking back with booze, food
Author: 0 Escaped inmate caught sneaking back with booze, food

Hours later, an inmate was seen running across that same property to get the bag, which had fruit, snack packs, three bottles of brandy, a bottle of whiskey and multiple bags of Bugler tobacco . Authorities said Hansen was in prison on narcotics charges. Michael Latta, who owns the ranch next door to the federal prison complex, told the station KFDM that he has been dealing with escapees for 18 years.

World Budget advice for the shutdown Congress
Author: 0 Budget advice for the shutdown Congress

Meanwhile, Lance said he believes a memo that purportedly shows the Federal Bureau of Investigation misusing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to spy on the Trump campaign should be made public. The White House plans to release a "legislative framework" for an immigration plan on Monday that will address those concerns, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement earlier Wednesday.

World CNN on the ground near Syrian-Turkish border
Author: 0 CNN on the ground near Syrian-Turkish border

Backed by Syrian anti-government forces, Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" on January 20 in Afrin mainly to oust Kurdish forces operating in the region. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has asked the NATO Secretary General to raise the issue of Turkey's military operation against Kurds in Afrin as tensions rise in the region.

World Federer into Australian Open final as Chung retires injured
Author: 0 Federer into Australian Open final as Chung retires injured

It got no better in the second set with Federer again breaking in the fourth game before the trainer was called on to the court to treat Chung for his foot blisters. I like it when we don't know the guys. "I have to reassess everything with my team, medical team, coaches and everybody, scan it, see what the situation is like", he added.

Author: 0 Judge Aquilina to Nassar: 'I just signed your death warrant'

Nassar faces up to 175 years in prison. Nassar was already sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges. The cherry on top of the entire trial was when she delivered the be-all and end-all of criminal verdicts: "As much as it was my honor and privilege to hear the sister survivors , it is my honor and privilege to sentence you ", Aquilina said bluntly, "Because, sir, you do not deserve to walk outside of a prison ever again".

World NAFTA talks seen ending happily, despite growls from Trump
Author: 0 NAFTA talks seen ending happily, despite growls from Trump

At the Plastimagen show in Mexico City in November, I talked with Mike Hicks, a board member of the Canadian Association of Moldmakers. Canada is the number one export destination for most American states, and cross-border trade and investment support almost 9 million jobs in the United States.

World United States military considering additional 1000 troops for Afghanistan
Author: 0 United States military considering additional 1000 troops for Afghanistan

In addition to the A-10s, the USA has deployed MQ-9 Reaper drones to provide armed overwatch and surveillance, as well as HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters for personnel recovery and search and rescue. They were to replace a squadron flying out of Incirlik Air Base in Turkey for duty over Iraq but were redirected to Afghanistan since the USA -led coalition has been cornering and reducing the ISIS footprint in Iraq and Syria.

World US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate
Author: 0 US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate

Madison's lawyers said he shouldn't be executed because he is blind, can't walk without assistance and can't remember the murder or understand his punishment. The Supreme Court has previously ruled that condemned inmates must have a "rational understanding" that they are about to be executed and why. In November, the US Supreme Court agreed with a state court ruling that Madison was mentally competent.

World Republicans seek key vote to reopen United States government for new working week
Author: 0 Republicans seek key vote to reopen United States government for new working week

President Trump was largely quiet on the issue over the weekend, though he suggested in a tweet on Sunday morning that Republicans should change Senate rules to allow the bill by a simple majority. Trump said on Twitter , referring to Continuing Resolutions, or stopgap measures. The effect of the shutdown would be felt most from Monday when the federal government employees would not be able to join for their work and be forced to stay at home without pay.

Author: 0 Quant Ratios & Signals in Focus For Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL)

It represents the location of the previous close relative to the price range over a set number of periods. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 2.92% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 21.25%. The company's distance from 52-week high price is -80.07% and the current price is -8.33% away from 52-week low price. What to Expect From Newell Brands Inc .