• Russian official warns locusts could attack pitches
Russian official warns locusts could attack pitches

Locusts like places where there is a lot of green. Earlier this month, Russia's transport minister, Maksim Sokolov, told state media that he expected 3 to 5 million tourists to come for the World Cup . The descent of worldwide guests hungry for soccer and stories will likely lead to some scandals around the World Cup, as host countries are oft...

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  • The Pennsylvania State Senate Is Refusing To Redraw Its Gerrymandered Maps
The Pennsylvania State Senate Is Refusing To Redraw Its Gerrymandered Maps

The Secretaries of State from Alabama , Arizona , Arkansas , Kansas , Missouri and SC [official websites] filed a motion [text, PDF] on Monday urging the US Supreme Court to block the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's recent order [JURIST report] striking down the Congressional Redistricting Act of 2011 as violating the state constitution.

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  • House passes bill requiring reporting of abuse in amateur sports
House passes bill requiring reporting of abuse in amateur sports

Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison last week , pleading guilty to seven state charges of criminal sexual conduct. The court has set aside three days to give victims the opportunity to speak. The board also must "substantively discuss" at each of its meetings how the federation is progressing in implementing 70 recommendations ...

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  • EPL: Wenger gives reasons for Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Swansea
EPL: Wenger gives reasons for Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Swansea

This is not the first time Cech has been at fault, costing the Gunners points and it wouldn't be a surprise if his time at Arsenal comes to an end once the season finishes. The relegation battle has heated up with just 7 points separating the bottom half of the table. Since his arrival on December 28, Swansea have lost just one game and are s...

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  • Calls for penalties if drivers go 1mph over the speed limit
Calls for penalties if drivers go 1mph over the speed limit

Andy Bangham, chief constable of West Mercia police, told a roads policing conference that "enough was enough" and that the existing buffer zone had to go. Mr Bangham said he believed speeding drivers were no longer afraid enough of being caught. Anyone caught doing over 10 per cent, should automatically face penalty points and a fine.

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  • Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. State Street Corp lifted its stake in Packaging Corp Of America by 1.0% in the second quarter. The Volatility 12m of Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) is 17.792700. The stock has a market capitalization of $11,770.0...

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  • US Confident in Olympics Security Despite N. Korea Tensions
US Confident in Olympics Security Despite N. Korea Tensions

However, he and his vice president, Mike Pence, to ordinary Iranians who stood up to protest a faltering economy and government corruption late previous year. "Offensive" may be the right word. Mrs May said: "We agree that its pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programmes is illegal, reckless and poses an unacceptable threat to worldwide se...

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  • House Intel panel votes to release classified Republican memo
House Intel panel votes to release classified Republican memo

FBI Director Christopher Wray and top Justice Department officials are said to oppose releasing the memo because they say it contains misleading conclusions about the Russian Federation investigation and could compromise classified information.

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  • Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck
Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck

Va. Comer tweeted that most of the members are also okay but said there are serious injuries. "Some of us flew forward - especially those that were standing in the aisle....minor injuries as a result; I don't think there was anything major on the train itself".

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  • QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) To Report Earnings
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) To Report Earnings

Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 10,403 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $709,484.60. Patten Group Inc who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $100.89B market cap company.

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  • President Trump Honors North Korean Defector
President Trump Honors North Korean Defector

But in some ways his milder language suggested the gravity of a threat. President Donald Trump relayed Seong Ho's incredible story, starting in 1996 when he was a young, starving boy in North Korea. North Korea released Warmbier in a coma. Selva said that if conflict were to break out, it was unlikely the United States would be able to get an...

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  • Trump promises to release explosive FISA memo after State of the Union
Trump promises to release explosive FISA memo after State of the Union

It's not purely coincidental that Republican lawmakers voted to release a classified memo attacking a federal investigation on the day that a ranking FBI official was forced out under pressure from President Trump . Administration officials cautioned that despite Trump's insistence the memo be released, the document will be reviewed to ensure th...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' about expected release of classified Nunes memo
Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' about expected release of classified Nunes memo

The exchange was caught by television cameras filming his departure. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told CNN Wednesday that a legal and national security review of the document was continuing. Democrats and the Justice Dept. oppose the release of the memo , while the Trump White House supports it. The statement Wedne...

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  • Indiana Hate Crime Bill Dies For Third Straight Year
Indiana Hate Crime Bill Dies For Third Straight Year

Susan Glick (R-LaGrange) and Mike Young (R-Indianapolis). "That's why there were so many amendments offered, and that's why we pulled it back". Long said crime victims are already covered under current law. Long said that should assure any Hoosier concerned about bias crime perpetrators being appropriately punished that the common law of the stat...

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  • Democracy index: Bangladesh ranks lowest in a decade
Democracy index: Bangladesh ranks lowest in a decade

The top three overall performers in the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index are Denmark (1), Norway (2), and Finland (3). "India has also become a more unsafe place for journalists, especially the central state of Chhattisgarh and the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir".

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  • State of the Union: Trump addresses parents of gang victims
State of the Union: Trump addresses parents of gang victims

Everyone in America is grieving for you. They have allowed millions of low-wage workers to compete for jobs and wages against the poorest Americans. "While we can not imagine the depths of that kind of sorrow", Trump said . And recent law enforcement operations expose the fact MS-13 members are gaining entry to the US along with other illegal im...

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  • The FBI has
The FBI has "grave concerns" about releasing memo

Earlier this week, the House Intelligence Committee voted to prohibit the release of an alternative memo on the same subject matter, compiled by the committee's Democratic members. Trump had not read the memo as "as of last night prior to and immediately after the State of the Union", she said. The memo arrived at the White House on Monday even...

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  • Frey quips about welcoming Eagles fans to Minneapolis
Frey quips about welcoming Eagles fans to Minneapolis

But police said the tactic didn't work as people still managed to climb them. 'I just don't want to tell you how they're changing, but I will tell you that there will be some small variations to what we did last, ' Ross said, according to the New York Daily News.

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  • 1 to 3 inches of snow predicted for Valley
1 to 3 inches of snow predicted for Valley

Light snow is possible in Madison Tuesday afternoon, which could affect rush hour. A mix of rain and snow is expected overnight Sunday and Monday when the high will be about 35. The high winds and cold temperatures will produce wind chills as low as 0 to -5. Meteorologists say mostly fair weather is expected for Friday and Saturday , w...

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  • Texas Rangers to research coaching facility utilized by United States of America gymnasts
Texas Rangers to research coaching facility utilized by United States of America gymnasts

Larry Nassar looks at the gallery in the court during the sixth day of his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which is the sport's national governing organization and trains Olympians.

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  • HATE: French President Denounces 'Heinous' Attack Against Yarmulka-Wearing Child In Paris
HATE: French President Denounces 'Heinous' Attack Against Yarmulka-Wearing Child In Paris

Prosecutors said the two youths attacked the boy while he was on his way to after-school tutoring on Tuesday, pushing him to the ground and then beating him. Citing the torching earlier in the month of two kosher shops in Creteil, another suburb of Paris, and the targeting of the same shops last month by individuals who painted swastikas on their f...

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  • Afghan Interior Minister, spy chief meet Pakistani counterparts
Afghan Interior Minister, spy chief meet Pakistani counterparts

However, Tolo News reported that the delegation will hand over evidence that shows that recent attacks by the Taliban were planned in Pakistan. However, the extradition of 27 suspected members of the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network was kept confidential till now.

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  • Suspected gay serial killer charged with three more deaths
Suspected gay serial killer charged with three more deaths

Hank Idsinga told a media conference Monday that the alleged killer now faces three additional counts of first-degree murder. 'The city of Toronto has never seen anything like this, ' a police spokesman said. Meanwhile, investigators are following up on "dozens of tips,"adding, "We will be continuing to search further properties that have com...

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  • Oil production hits 10 million barrels per day
Oil production hits 10 million barrels per day

Sometime in 2018, the U.S. oil industry will do something it has not done in nearly 50 years - produce more than 10 million barrels of oil in one day. NYMEX crude for March delivery rose 18 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $64.91 a barrel by 0030 GMT, after ending the last session up 0.4 percent. US gasoline demand fell 1 percent, or 92,000 bpd, to 9.14...

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  • Rare super blue blood moon offers early morning beauty
Rare super blue blood moon offers early morning beauty

Footage of the lunar eclipse just after 1am this morning shows one of three separate celestial events that occurred. Skywatchers in the western USA had the best view of the eclipse. The U.S. East Coast, Europe and most of South America and Africa were out of luck for the eclipse. The full moon was the biggest of the year. "I am glad about the...

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