• White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo
White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign using hacking and propaganda, an effort that eventually included attempting to tilt the race in Trump's favor. Trump on February 2 allowed the release of the earlier memo written by the committee's Republicans, escalating a campaign critici...

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  • Shooting In Georgia Nursing Home Leaves 1 Dead; Gunman Flees
Shooting In Georgia Nursing Home Leaves 1 Dead; Gunman Flees

She died from her injury at 11:30 a.m. Augusta University officials told the station that the shooting was a "domestic violence-targeted attack". The nursing home is owned by Augusta University Health but operates independently, WAGT reported.

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  • Earnings Forecast Revision Scan: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)
Earnings Forecast Revision Scan: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)

About 6.34M shares traded or 94.56% up from the average. Following some medium-term indicators on shares of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) has declined 14.90% since February 6, 2017 and is downtrending. Delaware-based Dupont Capital Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV). National Bank Of America De holds...

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  • US Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown
US Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown

For roughly seven to eight hours, early Friday morning beginning at midnight, the federal government once again shut down for the second time in less than four weeks. The deal will likely enrage the Freedom Caucus (who grabbed onto the BCA as evidence of their fiscal bona fides but actually allowed the debt to balloon).

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  • Corning Incorporated (GLW) Shares Sold by Meeder Asset Management Inc
Corning Incorporated (GLW) Shares Sold by Meeder Asset Management Inc

Hendley & Co Inc who had been investing in Corning Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.36 billion market cap company. 11 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. Hansteen Holdings Plc (HSTN.L) shares are moving today on volatility -1.56% or $-2.10 from the open.

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  • Trump signs bill ending government shutdown
Trump signs bill ending government shutdown

The latest deal also includes an increase in the federal debt limit, said Representative Chris Collins, Republican of NY, though Senate leaders did not immediately announce that piece of the agreement. "This budget deal does the opposite-it expands government spending well beyond the caps, by nearly 15 percent". Lawmakers will then have to ...

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  • Major Chinese Payment Provider, LianLian, Joins RippleNet
Major Chinese Payment Provider, LianLian, Joins RippleNet

Facilitating cross-border payments has been the bottleneck so far and blockchain company Ripple plans to alleviate that by partnering up with Hong Kong licensed money service firm LianLian. The product differs from Ripple's xRapid solution, which, unlike xCurrent , uses the company's custom cryptocurrency XRP . In a recent announcement, Banco S...

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  • Decision on gay marriage should be respected
Decision on gay marriage should be respected

John Rankin. The Atlantic island, which is home to 60,000 people, legalised marriage between homosexual couples in May 2017, following a Supreme Court ruling. But now a law has been enforced establishing domestic partnerships instead, a move that critics have described as an unprecedented rollback of civil rights.

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  • By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow
By Sunday, Chicago to potentially see over 20 inches of snow

The storm system is moving through southern Great Lakes Friday morning, bringing snow from Iowa to Ohio. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected. Temperatures are forecast in the 20s and low 30s. "Road conditions are abysmal", she said, adding she'll take the train to make her way around the city Friday .

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  • Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration
Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration

Although it included new money for health care, education infrastructure, and other cherished Democratic priorities, several Democrats said they could not support a deal that did nothing to protect the DREAMers, the undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as children.

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  • Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package
Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package

The Senate is likely to vote to reopen the government in the wee hours Friday. The Senate is expected to vote to send the full deal back to the House later Thursday. It comes on the heels of a hard week for the Trump Administration. "House Democrats have a voice here and we must be heard", Pelosi wrote. If a proposal can garner 60 votes, it will ...

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  • Renuka Chowdhury can't use gender as shield: Smriti Irani
Renuka Chowdhury can't use gender as shield: Smriti Irani

The Modi government has taken care to de-hyphenate Israel-Palestine ties. "The visit is considered historical, because it will be the first for an Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine", the report said. The prime minister would address two public rallies near border areas, programme manager and Deputy Speaker of Assam Assembly Biswarup Bhatta...

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  • Trump Signs Spending Deal, Ending Brief Shutdown
Trump Signs Spending Deal, Ending Brief Shutdown

The bill was approved by a wide margin in the Senate and it survived a rebellion of 67 conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives thanks to the support of some Democrats. The Republican Party was once known for fiscal conservatism, but congressional Republicans and Trump are now quickly expanding the USA budget deficit and its $20 t...

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  • Colombia tightens border, provides assist as Venezuelans flee…
Colombia tightens border, provides assist as Venezuelans flee…

He will create a new registry of Venezuelans already in Colombia - to better gauge the number of migrants in the country - and open a center with the help of the United Nations to provide aid. Approximately 60,000 have crossed the border into northwest Brazil, according to local lawmakers. Along with Minister Terra, Justice Minister Torquato Jard...

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  • No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand stepping down amid turmoil
No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand stepping down amid turmoil

Rosenstein, who is overseeing the special counsel's inquiry into Russian influence in the 2016 election. Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand is planning to step down, according to sources . A Justice Department spokesperson was not immediately available to comment or to confirm the report. She has held politically appointed positions in the p...

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  • Hip-hop pioneer Lovebug Starski has died, aged 57
Hip-hop pioneer Lovebug Starski has died, aged 57

Smith was among a core group of DJ pioneers, including DJ Kool Herc , Afrika Bambaataa , Grandmaster Flash and Grand Wizard Theodore , who shaped hip-hop's parameters in the days before recorded rap in the 1970s. At the time, he was already committed to a recording contract with. Within that time, he also released a number of singles, like "Ga...

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  • (COST) Position Trimmed by Patten & Patten Inc. TN
(COST) Position Trimmed by Patten & Patten Inc. TN

It has underperformed by 6.87% the S&P500. Bessemer Group Inc increased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 5.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 8,654 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,585,932.04.

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  • PM Modi embarks on three-nation visit to Palestine, Oman and UAE
PM Modi embarks on three-nation visit to Palestine, Oman and UAE

I take this opportunity to warmly congratulate the leaders and the thousands of workers who brought us these results in both the States. "It was your party chief who did not let young leaders get their points of view", he said. Gandhi called for building a positive and credible narrative against the Modi government. "But Tripura remained backward a...

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  • Spurs finally feel at home at Wembley, says Pochettino
Spurs finally feel at home at Wembley, says Pochettino

However Arsene Wenger is winless in all four league away matches against Mauricio Pochettino but the Arsenal manager can take plenty of encouragement from their recent record at Wembley where his side are unbeaten in their last nine matches.

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  • Mahesh Murthy out on bail in molestation case
Mahesh Murthy out on bail in molestation case

The arrest of Murthy, the founder of early stage fund Seedfund, comes after the National Commission for Women (NCW) wrote to the Khar police in December past year. The case was registered with the Mumbai Police after the intervention of National Commission of Women (NCW). While speaking to The Hindu , Jadhav had said that they will be summonin...

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  • Todd Howe, star government witness in Percoco trial, arrested
Todd Howe, star government witness in Percoco trial, arrested

The Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday asked that Howe's $100,000 bond be revoked and that an arrest warrant be issued, according to a recently unsealed court document. Howe admitted he lied to the credit card company about a stay in NY at the time he was cooperating with federal prosecutors in the corruption case.

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  • More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend
More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

Winds out of the northwest from 13-17 miles per hour will drop wind chills near 5 degrees by Saturday morning. Cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Sunday , sunny, with a high near 41. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

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  • United Nations investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria
United Nations investigating reports of chlorine attacks in Syria

The report said the action was sanctioned in self-defence after several hundred attackers launched a "coordinated assault" on the Syrian Democratic Forces - a U.S. "We would like to see a cease-fire, the end of the war, but the terrorists, I am not sure, are in agreement", Russia's United Nations envoy, Vassily Nebenzia, told reporters.

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  • Loya death: Opposition seeks SIT probe in plea to Ram Nath Kovind
Loya death: Opposition seeks SIT probe in plea to Ram Nath Kovind

At least 114 parliamentarians have signed the memorandum presented to the president. He said on the basis of statements made by Judge Loya's family, an FIR should have been registered soon after his death. "The country also feels it... three people have died... we feel there should be an independent probe". On June 25th, he was suddenly transferr...

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  • Russian election commission registers Putin as presidential candidate
Russian election commission registers Putin as presidential candidate

He was released without charge that evening, but later said he expected to be rearrested before the presidential election due on 18 March. The figures include 13 bank accounts with a balance of 13.8 million rubles, a modest plot of land, an apartment, a garage, as well as three Russian vehicles and a boat trailer.

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