• Tesla sets massive stock awards for Musk
Tesla sets massive stock awards for Musk

Silicon valley billionaire Elon Musk to receive no salary or cash bonuses from Tesla and all his compensation as chief executive of the electric auto maker will be tied to stock and operational milestones , the company said on Tuesday.

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  • 287 terrorists neutralized so far in Turkey's Syria op
287 terrorists neutralized so far in Turkey's Syria op

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained bullish on Wednesday, saying in a speech in Ankara that his forces could extend their offensive as far east as Manbij - which could bring them into direct conflict with the US-backed SDF coalition.

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  • 'France is back': Macron sends message to Davos elite
'France is back': Macron sends message to Davos elite

Speaking in English, he touted his own economic reforms. Like Canada's Justin Trudeau , he also called for greater commitment to gender equality. France, he said, is changing a culture of always assuring the population that politicians will "protect you from change".

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  • White Home unaware of Michael Flynn-FBI interview till days later
White Home unaware of Michael Flynn-FBI interview till days later

Later that day, two FBI investigators interviewed Flynn in his private office in the West Wing about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to the US. The NBC report on Yates' Jan. 26 conversation appears to clear up a discrepancy between descriptions from Yates and Trump officials about that conversation.

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  • Senate votes to advance Azar nomination
Senate votes to advance Azar nomination

Bush, and I'm confident that he will hit the ground running as secretary", Rep. Andy Harris, a Baltimore County Republican who represents the Eastern Shore said in a statement. "Drug prices are too high", Azar said. Azar said he will consider implementing some kind of negotiation in Medicare Part B, the portion which covers drugs that must ...

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  • United States imposes new sanctions on N Korea-related entities, individuals
United States imposes new sanctions on N Korea-related entities, individuals

The UN has blocked a total of eight ships suspected of carrying, or or having transported, goods banned under the sanctions on North Korea. Japan has reported a suspected sanctions breach to the UN Security Council after observing an apparent cargo transfer between a Dominica-registered oil tanker and a North Korean ship, the foreign ministry sai...

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  • Earnings Estimates Revision Screen: Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)
Earnings Estimates Revision Screen: Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Over the previous year Company's shares have been trading in the range of $157.29 and $352.23. About 1.66M shares traded. (NASDAQ: DLTR ). Norinchukin National Bank & Trust The owns 0.03% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 62,897 shares. Numeric Llc has 126,900 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Colonial, a South Carolina-based fund rep...

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  • Elton John announces final tour before retirement from live music
Elton John announces final tour before retirement from live music

A video posted on his Twitter page said he was "embarking on the next phase of his creative journey". The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is set to stretch some three years. but I still did 96 shows", he said. This Sunday, the musician is to perform one of his classic hits alongside Miley Cyrus at the Grammy Awards where he will collect t...

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  • Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa took over as Zimbabwe's head of state after the ousting of long-time president Mugabe in November. The vote will be Mnangagwa's first test of legitimacy since assuming the role. "Whichever party wins the election will proceed to take the reins of power". In the second half of Mugabe's rule, Zimbabwe's economy collapsed, especially aft...

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  • Suspect in State Police shootings found dead
Suspect in State Police shootings found dead

Kristie Etue says that D/Sgt. Aaron Steensma, who is posted in Marshall, Michigan, is in serious, but stable condition at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. Shaw said the troopers attempted to take cover, but one of them - a detective sergeant - was shot in the chest. Officials confirmed the suspect in the shooting is deceased, but did not iden...

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  • Garrison Keillor acted inappropriately with many women according to MPR report
Garrison Keillor acted inappropriately with many women according to MPR report

MPR said in a statement Tuesday that Keillor was accused by a woman who worked on his radio show of dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents over several years that she detailed in a 12-page letter that included excerpts of emails and written messages.

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  • Evangelical leader Franklin Graham says Trump is a
Evangelical leader Franklin Graham says Trump is a "changed person"

There is certainly no love lost between the president and the network, with Trump recently tweeting about the government shutdown standoff on Tuesday, referring to "Crazy Jim Acosta of Fake News CNN ". And Trump at the very least has joked about committing violence against the news organization, retweeting a meme of him body slamming " CNN " i...

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  • Gay couple sue after United States grants citizenship to only one twin
Gay couple sue after United States grants citizenship to only one twin

A State Department spokesman, via an emailed statement, said he was unavailable for comment after the lawsuit was filed Monday due to the USA government shutdown at the start of the week. Because they couldn't marry at the time in the US or in Israel, they moved to Canada, where they Wednesday in 2010. The trouble started when they applied for ci...

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  • Netanyahu, Trump Slated to Meet in Davos This Week
Netanyahu, Trump Slated to Meet in Davos This Week

Trump's meeting with Netanyahu will be his first one since he declared that the USA recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a decision that has strained United States ties with some Arab leaders. In Washington Trump said the focus of his Davos trip was economics. Prime Minister Netanyahu will also meet with heads of major corporations. H...

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  • Germany: Far-right AfD politician converts to Islam
Germany: Far-right AfD politician converts to Islam

Now a former high-profile party official has become a Muslim himself. Last summer he criticised Merkel's open border policy, suggesting Germany was mutating into another country . Wagner himself has not commented on his conversion, and he did not respond to requests for an interview from The Washington Post on Wednesday. Polling at 14 percent, t...

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  • Embattled Maine town manager fired after white supremacist firestorm
Embattled Maine town manager fired after white supremacist firestorm

The roughly 45 Jackman residents who crowded into their town hall early Tuesday greeted Kawczynski's ouster as welcome news. It was reported Friday that Kawczynski was the leader of New Albion, a racial segregationist movement that wants to preserve the white majority of northern New England.

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  • Brazilian appeals court upholds ex-president Lula's conviction
Brazilian appeals court upholds ex-president Lula's conviction

The decision could dictate the future of the country, as the 's South America correspondent Katy Watson reports. While Wednesday's verdict wouldn't rule Lula out of the running for good, it does represent a significant blow to his chances. Led by Lula's Workers Party, the left is facing a potential electoral fire-storm, with polls showing it could ...

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  • 2 dead, 14 injured in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack
2 dead, 14 injured in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack

The Taliban was quick to distance themselves from the attack. In a communique issued by the Islamic State and published by the SITE Intelligence Group, ISIS said it had killed over 100 "apostates" in a suicide bombing and raid on the Save the Children office.

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  • Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down
Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down

In a statement provided Wednesday afternoon, a Planned Parenthood official said , "Cecile plans to discuss 2018 and the next steps for Planned Parenthood's future at the upcoming board meeting", which is scheduled for late next week. Could it be that Richards is getting out while she can, before indictments are handed down? "We have to keep figh...

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  • Pope Francis Compares Fake News to Snake in Garden of Eden
Pope Francis Compares Fake News to Snake in Garden of Eden

To achieve a climate of open-minded dialogue, Francis exalted journalists, who have been generally demonized by President Trump and other leaders in efforts to undercut critical coverage. But the pope argues that the most "radical antidote" to the scourge of fake news lies in "purification by the truth". "I have not signed even one", he said, den...

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  • Mother: School shooting took life of a 'perfect sweet soul'
Mother: School shooting took life of a 'perfect sweet soul'

Of the four remaining victims at Vanderbilt, three are in critical but stable condition and one is in stable condition. Bevin said a 15-year-old girl died at the scene and a 15-year-old boy died at a level one trauma center. Three teenagers had gunshot wounds to the head, one to the arm, and another to the chest and stomach according to Oscar G...

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  • Natalie Portman Tells Women's March Of 'Sexual Terror' At 13
Natalie Portman Tells Women's March Of 'Sexual Terror' At 13

The day after Trump's inauguration previous year, millions of women did the same thing. She said that the shame compounded when a local radio station established a "countdown" until Portman turned 18 - "euphemistically the date that I would be legal to sleep with", she said.

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  • Trump will be 'best salesperson' for United States economy at Davos: WH
Trump will be 'best salesperson' for United States economy at Davos: WH

Ross said "there will be more to come". That said, a president spouting "America First" dictums would not be a natural fit at Davos (pronounced "Da-VOSH"), where the word "protectionism" dare not pass anyone's lips. At a White House press briefing Wednesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders walked back Mnuchin's comments a bit. The White House had...

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  • Woman Arrested After Allegedly Killing Two Disabled Family Members
Woman Arrested After Allegedly Killing Two Disabled Family Members

Both children are believed to have been severely disabled. At the time of the claims, police were not suspicious of the siblings' deaths but an investigation was launched after new information was received, reported Nine News . Detective Inspector Mark Thompson said the investigation had been complex as some of the alleged incidents occurred a...

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  • India's Modi Claims Economic Protectionism Is Hurting Global Trade
India's Modi Claims Economic Protectionism Is Hurting Global Trade

Though without its biggest member, the USA, the remaining members of the TPP are committing to a deal - Trudeau told business leaders in Davos that a revised agreement had been signed in Tokyo after two days of high-level talks. Modi's comments stood in clear contrast to the policies of US?President Donald Trump, who promotes an "America First" v...

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