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British tourists warned to 'stay in resorts' in Jamaica security emergency

British tourists warned to 'stay in resorts' in Jamaica security emergency Other countries have issued similar advice, including Canada. According to reports in Jamaican news media, the state of emergency declared by the government follows a two-year increase in violent crime capped most recently by the murder on Tuesday of one man and the wounding of two others when the vehicle they were in was riddled with automatic weapons fire in what local police suspect was a f... [Full Article...]

China vows "necessary measures" after USA warship nears Huangyan Island

China vows Huangyan Dao is also known as Scarborough Shoal, the ring of reefs which lies about 230 kilometres from the Philippines in the South China Sea (SCS), where Beijing's claims are hotly contested by other nations. Despite Washington having no territorial claims in the area - unlike China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei - it has always stressed the necessity for freedom of... [Full Article...]

Does North and South Korea Olympic union have political implications?

Does North and South Korea Olympic union have political implications? The South's Ministry of Unification has also announced plans to promote humanitarian assistance to North Korea in limited cases, such as for infants, young children and pregnant women or for health care. Hong Joon-pyo, leader of South Korea's main conservative opposition party, said: "We are turning the Pyeongchang Olympics that we've got into the Pyongyang Olympics". [Full Article...]

Can you pass Trump's test?

Can you pass Trump's test? Dr Harold Bornstein, who had looked after Mr Trump's health since 1980, wrote: "If elected, Mr Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". It emerged that as well as Crestor, Trump takes a low dose of aspirin, a cream for rosacea as well as a multivitamin. "I don't have those problems", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Larry Nassar sentencing: Olympians Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman deliver powerful testimony

Larry Nassar sentencing: Olympians Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman deliver powerful testimony She was among a handful of Olympic gymnasts who testified about the abuse on Capitol Hill last march; six months after Nassar's arrest. "You are so sick". "Imagine how any of us feels". "Our most important priority is our athletes, and their training environment must reflect this", Perry said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Kerber revival meets Sharapova roadblock as Melbourne cools

Kerber revival meets Sharapova roadblock as Melbourne cools Aussie Ash Barty was far luckier, playing in the evening against Italian Camila Giorgi. No. 17-seeded Keys, the U.S. Open runner-up, advanced with a 6-1, 7-5 victory over Wang Qiang and will be one of four American women in the second round. [Full Article...]

Seoul Demands Explanation From North Over Canceled Visit for Olympic Preparation

Seoul Demands Explanation From North Over Canceled Visit for Olympic Preparation Despite being an example of disgusting chauvinism, this comment also illustrates how USA officials see South Korea. Reuters maintained that it had been told by Western European security sources in late December that Russian tankers had supplied fuel to on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea in violation of global sanctions. [Full Article...]

Based Wyndham to buy La Quinta hotels for $1.95B

Based Wyndham to buy La Quinta hotels for $1.95B Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). The buyout is expected to be completed in the second quarter of this year upon the successful spinoff of La Quinta's real estate assets into a separate entity. [Full Article...]

Malaysia palm oil output, exports forecast to rise in 2018 - MPOB

Malaysia palm oil output, exports forecast to rise in 2018 - MPOB It is estimated that 650,000 Malaysian palm oil farmers will be affected. The EU move comes despite heavy protests from Malaysia and Indonesia, the world's top two palm oil producers, which together account for more than 80% of global palm oil output. [Full Article...]

Senate Fails to Prevent Government Shutdown

Senate Fails to Prevent Government Shutdown Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Claire McCaskill of Missouri, and Independent Joe Donnelly of IN, voted to advance the bill. But almost every Democrat has held firm in opposition. The budget proposal presented by the Republicans on Friday night got more votes in favour (50) than against (48), but they were insufficient to approve funds whic... [Full Article...]

Search goes on for missing Tarbert fishermen

Search goes on for missing Tarbert fishermen Lifeboats were called out after a distress signal was received from a fishing vessel in Loch Fyne around 6pm on Thursday. A coastal search of the west and east sides of the loch is being carried out by coastguard teams from Tarbert, Kames, Dunoon and Inveraray. [Full Article...]

'I am Not a Racist'

'I am Not a Racist' Durbin said the White House should release any recording of the conversation that might exist. "I love that they took responsibility, they took total responsibility, but we're going to get involved", he said . It is a message to the world, and a message which I think is inconsistent with the values of this country. "I know personally about his feelings towards Haiti and toward Central Ameri... [Full Article...]

Schumer rips GOP senator for questioning Durbin's account of Trump meeting

Schumer rips GOP senator for questioning Durbin's account of Trump meeting Meanwhile, Perdue and then Trump accused Durbin of totally "misrepresenting" what Trump said, meaning they were accusing Durbin of lying - and, of course, Graham, too. On Sunday morning, Durbin's communications director tweeted a response to Perdue's apparent questioning of the credibility of the IL senator's account of what Trump said at Thursday's Oval Office meeting. [Full Article...]

USA and Pakistan in heated exchange over Afghanistan in UNSC debate

USA and Pakistan in heated exchange over Afghanistan in UNSC debate Responding to India's criticism, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN Maleeha Lodhi raised the case of Jadhav, who was caught in March previous year and sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged spying. "At the same time", she added, "we call on the Taliban to abandon the path of violence and join talks". Sullivan also criticized unnamed countries for supporting ... [Full Article...]

Women, activists to repeat march

Women, activists to repeat march Since then, a wave of women chose to run for elected office, and the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct became a cultural phenomenon. At that time , more than half a million women converged on the USA capital in protest of freshly inaugurated President Donald Trump , whose secretly recorded remarks about taking sexual liberties with women fuelled accusations of misogyny both before and ... [Full Article...]

President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

Dr Jackson, who speaks with Mr Trump a few times a day and travels with him, said he did not think the USA president needed cognitive testing based on medical guidelines - but added the 30-question Montreal Cognitive Assessment at Mr Trump's request. [Full Article...]

JC recommends LHC CJ's elevation to Supreme Court

JC recommends LHC CJ's elevation to Supreme Court The Judicial Commission (JC) on judges' appointment on Thursday recommended elevation of Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah to the Supreme Court to complete the strength of 17 judges in the apex court. In the past, the two petitions were being heard by the bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra. Currently, cases are marked as per the roster notified by the Supreme Court registry... [Full Article...]

Mailu orders probe into claims of rape at KNH

Mailu orders probe into claims of rape at KNH Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board have also criticised the happenings in the hospital and have asked for the safety of patients in hospitals. In her disheartening tale, she vividly remembers two morgue attendants sexually harassing her at the elevator and using a dead body to scare. Health CS Cleopa Mailu has already ordered for a probe into the allegation even KNH management denied... [Full Article...]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades H & R Block (HRB) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades H & R Block (HRB) to Sell The company had a trading volume of 1,980,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,040,000. (NYSE:FCB) to report earnings on January, 24. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,511.06, a PE ratio of 14.16, a PEG ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 0.56. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software; and provides DIY tax services, i... [Full Article...]

CLSA Brokers Lower Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern (KSU)

CLSA Brokers Lower Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern (KSU) The stock increased 1.42% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $160.21. About 986,677 shares traded or 19.66% up from the average. The EBITDA Yield for Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU ) is 0.085896. Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.52 million activity. Stadler Mary K also sold $471,211 worth of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) on Friday, A... [Full Article...]


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