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Johansson leads Norway to Olympic ski jumping team title

Johansson leads Norway to Olympic ski jumping team title There are only so many ways to say that Norway is completely dominating the 2018 Winter Olympics , but every day forces us to find a new way to do it. "I wasn't sure I could beat that but I knew I could at least do a medal". They'll look to win their first gold medal in 20 years on Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

Nearly 100 killed in single day of strikes near Syrian capital

Nearly 100 killed in single day of strikes near Syrian capital Sirag Mahmoud, a press officer for the SCD in Eastern Ghouta told Middle East Eye that "there was no safe place left in Eastern Ghouta ". At least 77 people were killed and over 40 were injured in fresh regime attacks in Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus local civil defence forces said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Swedish hockey players took seventh place at the Olympics

Swedish hockey players took seventh place at the Olympics For Italy's Arianna Fontana, victor of the 500m last Tuesday, the silver was her seventh Olympic medal, a record for women's short track. The team of North and South Korean players faced Sweden on Tuesday to decide the seventh- and last-place finishers. [Full Article...]

#DayZero pushed back to 9 July

#DayZero pushed back to 9 July Residents being asked to limit their daily use of municipal water to just 50 liters (a little over 13 gallons) a day. In a bid to thwart the impending disaster, experts are closely monitoring consumption habits, while residents face fines and the installation of water management meters if they exceed allocated supplies. [Full Article...]

After school shooting, Florida Senate prepares sweeping package of gun control legislation

After school shooting, Florida Senate prepares sweeping package of gun control legislation Family members spoke at Monday's funeral about how the teen had enthusiastically joined fellow Mormon youth for cleanup efforts after Hurricane Irma struck Florida in September. Still, some Republicans questioned whether additional gun restrictions are the answer. Federal law allows those 18 and over to buy rifles, and Cruz passed background checks. [Full Article...]

Suspicious bag leads to evacuation at OR Tambo - flight delays expected

Suspicious bag leads to evacuation at OR Tambo - flight delays expected It was chaos and mayhem at OR Tambo International Airport yesterday when scores of passengers and staff were evacuated following what some thought was a bomb scare. According to local media reports, an unattended bag briefly halted operations at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Monday. He apoligised for the inconvenience caused to the passengers, and said police still had iden... [Full Article...]

Gujarat Municipal Poll trends: BJP leading in 37 municipalities

Gujarat Municipal Poll trends: BJP leading in 37 municipalities Rajkot was reported to have the lowest turnout at 50.17% while Dahod stands at 76.67%, the highest recorded in the state. In December a year ago, the BJP had registered a sixth straight victory in the Gujarat assembly polls by winning 99 seats while the Congress secured 77 seats in the 182-member house. [Full Article...]

Duke Energy Corp (DUK) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp

Duke Energy Corp (DUK) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp Last month, the state agency that advocates for utility customers argued that any savings Duke Energy and other public utilities receive from the lower taxes should be given back to customers . The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) earned "Hold" rating by SunTrust on Monday, December 4. Lpl Financial Limited Company has invested 0.07% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). [Full Article...]

FIFA President, Infantino visits Ambode

FIFA President, Infantino visits Ambode Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday received FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, urging the football association to consider Lagos as preferred location for football projects. The reports said that the other members of the FIFA executed attending the meeting included CAF President, Ahmad and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, FIFA Council members Kwesi Nyantakyi of Ghana and Sonia B... [Full Article...]

Twitter Users Accuse Trump Of Victim Blaming After Florida Shooting

Twitter Users Accuse Trump Of Victim Blaming After Florida Shooting They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Rick Scott called for FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign Friday in the wake of revelations the bureau ignored a January 5 tip about Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz , who killed 17 when he opened fire on Valentine's Day. [Full Article...]

Beshear Files Lawsuit Against Third Opioid Distributor

Beshear Files Lawsuit Against Third Opioid Distributor The companies that made billions have a duty to help us create a future. Funds from any settlements or convictions in court would go toward drug prevention and treatment efforts. Cardinal has denied similar complaints in other lawsuits, which according to its quarterly earnings report earlier this month now total almost 350 - including 10 class-action suits. [Full Article...]

If You Want Gun Control, Stop Calling The NRA A 'Terrorist Organization'

If You Want Gun Control, Stop Calling The NRA A 'Terrorist Organization' Each year, more than 30,000 people in the United States die from guns and more than 70,000 are injured. Neither is true. IL has America's ninth strongest gun laws...but its neighbours... What about the very first right enshrined in our Declaration of Independence? Now, in present-day America, a democratic and civilised federation-like nation has evolved, and the leniency of the Second Amendmen... [Full Article...]

Stallone is alive and 'still punching': Rambo fans can be at peace

Stallone is alive and 'still punching': Rambo fans can be at peace They include John Cena, Vin Diesel, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Angelina Jolie, Rowan Atkinson, Jackie Chan, Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, and Will Smith. The internet on Monday evening was awash with fresh rumours of the 71-year-old actor and filmmaker's apparent death. [Full Article...]

New South Carolina Bill Dubs Same-Sex Unions 'Parody Marriages'

New South Carolina Bill Dubs Same-Sex Unions 'Parody Marriages' According to The State , the bill was filed on February15, the day after Valentine's Day. The bill, which has been sent to the South Carolina House Judiciary Committee for review, is loaded with language likely to be considered incendiary by gay rights activists. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram Suspects Regain Freedom

Boko Haram Suspects Regain Freedom The court, which is handling the trial of about 1,000 suspects held in the cantonment in relation to the Boko Haram crisis, ordered that those released should be sent to their state governments for proper rehabilitation. "Another suspect, a young mother cuddling her three months old baby, Mariam Mohammed, a Shua Arab from Borno State was released ". Equally freed were twin brothers, Taye an... [Full Article...]

Girls and teachers escape as Boko Haram gunmen attack Nigerian school

Girls and teachers escape as Boko Haram gunmen attack Nigerian school However, the CP stated that details of the attack are yet to be fully ascertained. When asked, whether there was abduction of the girls he said it's too early for him to comment on it. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, a former general, came to power in 2015 on a platform promising to stamp out the Islamist movement. Reacting to the development, the IPOB, in a statement by its Media and Pub... [Full Article...]

Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENBL) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.32

Travelers Companies Inc sold 215,998 shares as the company's stock declined 7.68% while stock markets rallied. Hilton Capital Management Llc, which manages about $589.79 million and $573.00M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 53,212 shares to 61,543 shares, valued at $8.00M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. [Full Article...]

Direct rule is out, insists Sinn Féin after DUP budget calls

Direct rule is out, insists Sinn Féin after DUP budget calls Ms Bradley said she was working to ensure budget certainty for civil servants and she would return to the House of Commons. Mr Donaldson also accused Sinn Fein of "wanting Northern Ireland to be ungovernable". DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has said Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald is "about to get a surprise", after she proclaimed direct rule for NI was not an option. [Full Article...]

Letters: Attacks on NRA won't help

Letters: Attacks on NRA won't help Indeed, as Nate Cohn of The New York Times pointed out , few issues were more predictive of vote choice in the 2016 election than gun ownership. They grab guns by the dozens at trade shows, department stores, and pawn shops. According to The Washington Post , Democrats have introduced more than 30 pieces of legislation aimed at combatting gun violence in the past year. [Full Article...]

Bitter cold Siberian weather with snow could engulf Ireland in coming days

Temperatures during the early part of the week reached 2-4C above normal for the time of year but a colder, drier trend is expected to take charge lasting through to the end of the month and well into March. "We advise people to check the weather before going out and if you're not feeling well or are having trouble breathing, stay indoors and keep warm". [Full Article...]


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