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World Rob Gronkowski practices for second straight day
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski practices for second straight day

Gronkowski suffered the concussion January 21 in the AFC Championship Game win over Jacksonville but resumed practice with the Patriots last weekend. What does this mean for the Patriots? Eagles defensive end Chris Long , who played for the Patriots in 2016, knows the difference it will make for New England to have Gronk on the field.

World Secret memo hints at a new Republican target: Rod Rosenstein
Author: 0 Secret memo hints at a new Republican target: Rod Rosenstein

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. Trump now has five days to decide whether he wants the information released. The probe has already resulted in charges against four of Trump's former campaign advisers and has recently moved closer to Trump's inner circle. Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd told Nunes in a letter last week that the DOJ was "unaware of any wrongdoing related to the FISA process".

World Russian Federation to set up committee to reform Syrian constitution
Author: 0 Russian Federation to set up committee to reform Syrian constitution

But expectations for the event were dramatically lowered over the weekend after the Syrian Negotiations Committee (SNC), the main opposition group, and the country's Kurdish minority said they would boycott the talks. One group of delegates who had flown in from Turkey and were opposed to Assad refused to leave Sochi airport until Syrian government flags and emblems were refused.

World USA 'oligarch' list an unfriendly act: Putin
Author: 0 USA 'oligarch' list an unfriendly act: Putin

Russian Federation denies interfering in the campaign. Among the businessmen on the list are Mr German Gref , chief executive officer of state-controlled Sberbank , Russia's biggest lender, and Mr Andrey Kostin, CEO of the second-biggest lender, VTB, which is also controlled by the Russian state.

World Paul Simon Announces Farewell Show In London With James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt
Author: 0 Paul Simon Announces Farewell Show In London With James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt

The singer-songwriter will perform on Sunday, July 15, joined by special guests - and legends themselves - James Taylor & His All-Star Band and Bonnie Raitt , with additional performers of the day still to be announced. Now - in what is apparently the month of farewell tour announcements - it looks like Rhymin' Simon is calling it quits for good. He added, "It's an act of courage to let go".

World Us Fights for Un Sanctions Against Iran
Author: 0 Us Fights for Un Sanctions Against Iran

The coalition has received significant aid from the United States, and US -made bombs have killed civilians in Yemen in hospitals and in their homes . Recently, Haley has invited U.N. Security Council representatives to Washington in an attempt to further promote Iranophobia in the global community.

World Peacock denied as emotional support animal for flight
Author: 0 Peacock denied as emotional support animal for flight

The carrier now requires documentation that shows the critter is current on its shots, and that it will behave on the aircraft (mostly by not attacking other passengers or pooping in the aisle). "In our effort to better balance protecting our employees and customers while accommodating passengers with disabilities, we are reviewing our existing policy and plan to share more soon".

World Kenya's Odinga to be
Author: 0 Kenya's Odinga to be "sworn in" as president despite warning

The Kenyan opposition released results from the August vote it claimed were "authentic" that showed Odinga the victor but did not explain how it was able to obtain the data. According to Nation Media Group's Managing Editor Linus Kaikai, in his capacity as the Kenya Editors' Guild Chairman, the directive threat was made at a meeting with select media owners at State House on Friday.

World Hamas leader dies after receiving life threatening head injury
Author: 0 Hamas leader dies after receiving life threatening head injury

Hamas conveyed its "deepest sympathies to Al-Alami family on the death of Imad al-Alami". After Israel's 2014 war on Gaza, Al Alami traveled to Turkey for treatment for an injury in which he lost a leg. Hundreds of Palestinians took part in his funeral procession Tuesday, including many senior Hamas leaders. Al-Alami was a key player in Hamas and especially between Iran and Gaza relations.

World Risking arrest and prison, Iranian women cast off their hijabs in protest
Author: 0 Risking arrest and prison, Iranian women cast off their hijabs in protest

Movahed was identified by prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, and Sotoudeh's husband Reza Chandan said Monday on Twitter that the activist had been released from detention. The so-called "hijab protest" seems to have struck a chord with many - especially younger - Iranians. Since Ms Movahed's release, there has been an explosion of young women on social media following in her footsteps and the images are now spreading like insane.

World Egyptian Politician Emerges as Sole Challenger to Face President el-Sisi
Author: 0 Egyptian Politician Emerges as Sole Challenger to Face President el-Sisi

Samir Elaiwa, lawyer of presidential hopeful Moussa Mostafa Moussa, submitted Moussa's candidacy documents with the National Elections Commission at 1:45 p.m. Last week, presidential hopeful Sami Annan, a former military chief of staff, was barred from running after the army summoned him for investigation over possible breaches of army regulations that ban active officers from contesting elections.

World Vatican denies rift between pope, collaborators on China
Author: 0 Vatican denies rift between pope, collaborators on China

The pope's decision was taken on the basis of "some recently received information" about Bishop Juan Barros, the statement said. On Jan. 18, Francis told Chilean journalists: "The day I'm presented with proof against Bishop Barros, I will see".

World Kremlin Says US Turns Russian Elite Into a List of 'Enemies'
Author: 0 Kremlin Says US Turns Russian Elite Into a List of 'Enemies'

In emailed remarks, a Treasury Department spokesman said the unclassified portion of the report "was derived from open sources, including Russian sources, such as kremlin.ru, Forbes , and others". Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich is one of 96 oligarchs on the roster of those to have flourished under the Russian President's regime, alongside major Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov and billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov.

World Passports To Stay Blue, Retain Address. Government Drops Plan Orange
Author: 0 Passports To Stay Blue, Retain Address. Government Drops Plan Orange

Passports now are issued in three colours. The MEA said it had received several individual and collective representations requesting to reconsider two decisions of not printing last page and orange ECR passport. The petitioner also raised concern on the decision made by the government to omit the passport's last page that contains details address details of the passport holder.

World Kenyan government silences broadcasters and bans group as Odinga takes oath
Author: 0 Kenyan government silences broadcasters and bans group as Odinga takes oath

The East African country's Supreme Court annulled August's presidential election result saying the electoral commission committed "irregularities and illegalities" during the vote, harming the integrity of the election. Local journalists denounced the move as an outrageous attack on the press, releasing a statement that called for respecting the constitution and an end to the "unprecedented intimidation of journalists", the BBC reported.

World Here's who's coming to President Trump's State of the Union
Author: 0 Here's who's coming to President Trump's State of the Union

White House officials said Trump will discuss jobs, the advancing US economy and the recently adopted tax cuts, as well as call on lawmakers to approve his prospective trillion-dollar infrastructure plan to fix roads and bridges and modernize airports.

World Super Bowl will have taste of Western Wisconsin Super Bowl Hot Dogs
Author: 0 Super Bowl will have taste of Western Wisconsin Super Bowl Hot Dogs

You meet a lot of great people, and I think it's a great way for them to meet the players, meet the coaches and sort of get a sense for who we are as people and us as Eagles ". Plus it would be great to see the Eagles win their first Super Bowl championship in franchise history. Last year, he was lauded by many, including former President Barack Obama , for donating all of his 2017 game checks to fund scholarships in his hometown of Charlottesville and promoting educational equality in ...

World Michelle Obama Returning To Television For Ellen DeGeneres Interview
Author: 0 Michelle Obama Returning To Television For Ellen DeGeneres Interview

The host asked her to perform while on the show and Allie sang her own version of Adele's 'A Million Years Ago .' She got a fantastic reaction from the audience to her song, getting a standing ovation before sitting down with Ellen and chatting about everything from busking to accents.

World England U21 ace targeting promotion with Middlesbrough after signing from Manchester City
Author: 0 England U21 ace targeting promotion with Middlesbrough after signing from Manchester City

The City Football Group are co-owners of the MLS outfit which likely aided the move - as it did in 2016 when Aaron Mooy arrived from their sister club Melbourne City before being loaned to Huddersfield. They sit in eighth spot, just four points back on sixth place Fulham having played a game less. Middlesbrough fans will be glad to hear that Harrison is poised to sign, given that they only have a small number of wide man at their disposal.

World Ambush killings at Pennsylvania auto wash tied to jealous boyfriend
Author: 0 Ambush killings at Pennsylvania auto wash tied to jealous boyfriend

The shooter, 28-year-old Timothy Smith, suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the Sunday shooting at Ed's Car Wash in Melcroft, a rural town about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast of Pittsburgh. "There is no continued threat to the community", a police spokesman said. According to authorities, the suspect was the first to arrive at the vehicle wash.

World Why Capitec Bank Is in the Hot Seat
Author: 0 Why Capitec Bank Is in the Hot Seat

Viceroy subsequently said on its Twitter account, which isn't verified, that it believes Capitec's data is unreliable, even if the central bank's remarks seem to validate the firm. This was indicative of "predatory finance"‚ a claim it had corroborated with former customers and employees‚ it said. "(Viceroy) published their report without prior consultation with Capitec management to gain a proper understanding of their business.

World Ameren Crews in Puerto Rico Working Around the Clock on Power
Author: 0 Ameren Crews in Puerto Rico Working Around the Clock on Power

The denial came a day after a federal control board overseeing the island's finances requested that a judge authorize a loan of up to $1.3 billion to Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority so it can keep operating. Exelon utilities have been coordinating closely with the EEI and authorities to prepare for the mutual assistance effort. Those remaining FEMA supplies, as well as the responsibility to distribute them, will now be carried out by the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency (PREMA).

World EPA chief in 2016 called Trump a threat to US Constitution
Author: 0 EPA chief in 2016 called Trump a threat to US Constitution

In the interview Pruitt says he is not a fan of Trump , adding that Trump would be a "blunt instrument" to the Constitution if he became president. Pruitt said he did not. But the audio was discovered by Surgey as he listened to interviews while investigating Pruitt's record. President TrumpDonald John TrumpCynthia Nixon calls for Americans to "take to the streets" if Trump fires Mueller Trump declines to implement new Russian Federation sanctions Comey praises McCabe: He "stood tall" ...

World New Day Zero date announced as Cape Town fights back
Author: 0 New Day Zero date announced as Cape Town fights back

Their efforts have shown fruit. Water-saving efforts have yielded good results by helping push back Day Zero in the City of Cape Town, authorities announced on Tuesday. "Last week we expected this additional capacity to only come online by May, but now more than half will be available from early February". "It shows that we can beat Day Zero and we will".

World United Kingdom intends Brexit transition period deal early in year
Author: 0 United Kingdom intends Brexit transition period deal early in year

Brexit secretary David Davis came under fire from many MPs, including his own, for claiming a set of sectoral assessments, which he once described as being "in excrutiating detail" did not actually exist. What does the European Union want? Leaving these arrangements creates what the report had called "non-tariff barriers" to trade, such as loss of market access in some sectors and new customs and border checks.

World Special prosecutor, Michigan State Police to investigate MSU
Author: 0 Special prosecutor, Michigan State Police to investigate MSU

The Michigan State University board of trustees is planning to name former Gov. John Engler its interim president on Wednesday to lead the state's largest university through a turbulent crisis, Crain's has learned. WLNS, WOOD TV8's sister station in Lansing , reports that the board has a meeting scheduled for Wednesday morning. A Detroit News investigation found that 14 staff members at MSU, including Simon, were notified of sexual abuse allegations involving Nassar over two decades.

World What Republicans want to hear at State of the Union
Author: 0 What Republicans want to hear at State of the Union

Trump's speech will begin tonight, January 30, at 9 p.m. "That's one thing I'd really like to hear him say". Trump's also expected to tout the economic accomplishments of his administration, including the GOP tax cuts . Sen. Tom Carper of DE said, "I would like for him to promise that he is going to be more consistent, and change his mind less frequently", citing Trump's treatment of DACA recipients as an example of inconsistent stances.

World Worker who sent Hawaii's false alarm believed there really was an attack
Author: 0 Worker who sent Hawaii's false alarm believed there really was an attack

In accordance with standard procedures, the night-shift supervisor in the role of Pacific Command played a recorded message to the workers warning them of a threat. The worker, whose name has not been released, has refused to talk to the FCC, but federal regulators got information from his written statement that state officials provided.

World 6 killed in landmine explosion in NW Pakistan
Author: 0 6 killed in landmine explosion in NW Pakistan

The roadside bomb blast reportedly took place near their vehicle. The explosion occurred in an area which is predominantly Shia, a community which has been targeted several times, although Ali said that the victims from Tuesday's attack were all Sunnis.

World Avery Bradley on the market, Knicks looking to part with Joakim Noah
Author: 0 Avery Bradley on the market, Knicks looking to part with Joakim Noah

Without the injured Reggie Jackson , the Pistons have quickly fallen out of the playoff race. The Pistons are now in 9th place in the East, having lost their last eight games. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, one of the most revered on-ball defenders in the National Basketball Association has hit the open market: Avery Bradley.

World Preity Zinta Pours Her Heart Out In A Tweet After Buying Yuvi
Author: 0 Preity Zinta Pours Her Heart Out In A Tweet After Buying Yuvi

The players have been divided into different sets for the auction. "It was our endeavour to focus on uncapped players this year, as we always seek a level playing field", said Rajiv Shukla, Chairman, IPL . It went like, Richard Madley - the auctioneer - announced, "It is for the third time in this auction and it is, of course, player number four.bit of an IPL legend".

World 56 graft suspects still in detention; settlements valued at over SR400bn
Author: 0 56 graft suspects still in detention; settlements valued at over SR400bn

The November arrests , unprecedented in the oil-rich kingdom, were made on orders from an anti-corruption committee led by the powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman . "But the level of follow through will make or break Saudi Arabia's transformation", he wrote in a blog this week titled "After the Ritz-Carlton crackdown, what's next?" In fact, just hours before his release, Alwaleed had told Reuters , in an interview, that his detention was a "misunderstanding" and he also expressed ...

Author: 0 QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Stake Decreased by Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC

Delphi Management Inc who had been investing in Tower Semiconductor Ord for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.43 billion market cap company. Recently attention has been given to shares of Caterpillar Inc. Jacobs Levy Equity Management reported 226,590 shares stake. Among 36 analysts covering Qualcomm Inc .

Author: 0 Injured de Villiers ruled out of first three ODIs

With India relying heavily on talismanic batsman Kohli, South Africa will surely miss their own star batsman. The third test of ongoing India vs South Africa series at Wanderers Cricket Stadium Johannesburg was full of action, drama and suspense as the visitors embarked on a tough Journey.

World 'Padmaavat' gets barred from release in Malaysia
Author: 0 'Padmaavat' gets barred from release in Malaysia

This film, however, has been banned from releasing in Malaysia over concerns regarding the "sensitivities of Islam". The film, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, is based on the 16th century epic, " Padmaavat " by poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi.

World Benitez a major factor in Chelsea midfielder Kenedy joining Newcastle
Author: 0 Benitez a major factor in Chelsea midfielder Kenedy joining Newcastle

Benitez is desperate to strengthen his squad ahead of tomorrow night's 11pm transfer deadline. Asked if he had spoken to managing director Lee Charnley at Stamford Bridge, Benitez added: "No, we didn't have time. Brighton have had a tough time in the Premier League since their promotion. The Sunderland Echo has stated that the Magpies boss, who was thought to be on his way out of St James' Park , is now happy to engage in contract talks once the transfer window closes.

Author: 0 Adam Schiff Lays Waste To GOP For Putting Trump Over American Interests

While Trump's White House signaled he would likely support the Republican memo's release, his Justice Department has voiced concerns. The intelligence committee also voted along party lines Monday against releasing a rebuttal memo from the panel's Democrats, who denounced both moves upon leaving the closed-door hearing.

World Are Saudi prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding's shares set to rise?
Author: 0 Are Saudi prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding's shares set to rise?

Dozens of top officials and businessmen were detained in the purge, many of them confined and interrogated at Riyadh's opulent Ritz-Carlton Hotel. He said he has made a decision to release all those proven not guilty and others who had agreed financial settlements with the government after admitting to corruption allegations.

World Cow Vigilantism: SC issues notice to three chief secretaries
Author: 0 Cow Vigilantism: SC issues notice to three chief secretaries

The notices were issued on a petition filed by Tushar Gandhi, the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, contending that the three states have not complied with the top court's order of September 6 previous year. This assumes significance in the aftermath of recent incidents whereby several people were lynched by mobs for allegedly smuggling or killing cows, considered as a sacred animal by the Hindus.

Author: 0 (CSCO) Shares Sold by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

In the last quarter, insiders sold 348,643 shares of company stock valued at $12,892,271. Most of the investors recently have been curious over the performance of Cisco Systems, Inc. The stock of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 25. The Kcm Investment Advisors Llc holds 149,110 shares with $5.02 million value, up from 128,778 last quarter.

World 76 immigrants found in Laredo tractor-trailer
Author: 0 76 immigrants found in Laredo tractor-trailer

Both are being held in federal custody. Agents working at a checkpoint on USA 83 on Friday found 76 immigrants from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala in the trailer of a northbound truck, according to a news release from the Border Patrol .

World Govt to table talaq bill in second half of Budget session
Author: 0 Govt to table talaq bill in second half of Budget session

Speaking to reporters outside of Parliament, Modi said the government had made efforts during the Winter Session of Parliament to fulfill the nation's "high hopes" that politics wouldn't affect crucial issues like the triple talaq bill , which criminalizes verbal instant divorce practiced by Muslim husbands.

World Recording of statements in Shopian case to begin today
Author: 0 Recording of statements in Shopian case to begin today

Mufti said, "Black sheep can be anywhere". Such killings only impair and slow down the political process here. BJP leaders have also been uneasy about Mufti's amnesty proposals for stone pelters. Coalition partner BJP that leads the federal government at the center and largely controls the central armed forces indicated its displeasure over Mufti's decision to charge the Army with murder.

World Trump's interest in Afghanistan tied to heroin production
Author: 0 Trump's interest in Afghanistan tied to heroin production

Meeting a delegation of UN Security Council ambassadors at the White House yesterday, he said, "We do not want to talk with the Taliban. And more threats are only going to create more mayhem, but it is not going to bring peace into the region", Hali added.

World Taiwan blocks hundreds of Chinese Airlines flights as air space row escalates
Author: 0 Taiwan blocks hundreds of Chinese Airlines flights as air space row escalates

At a press conference on Tuesday, Taiwan's transportation minister, Ho Chen Tan, said that the government did not force the airlines to cancel their flights. Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, tweeted earlier this month: "Recent unilateral actions by #China - including M503 flight route & increased military exercises - are destabilizing & should be avoided".