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Spluttering Real Madrid 'did what they had to do' vs. Numancia - Zidane

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Madrid have fallen 16 points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona after winning nine of 17 league games. "So I make the most of it and I do everything I can to be successful". I don't think beyond that. I can not think two or three years down the line, as I know how it is here, even having a contract, which means nothing. Madrid who have no hope of winning the La Liga, are rumoured to be interested in Courtois, Hazard and Kane among others. Read More »

State Department increases travel risk for states in Mexico

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Michelle Bernier-Toth, acting deputy assistant secretary for Overseas Citizens Services, told reporters that while the system has changed, the way that the US assesses the threat level has not changed. Mexico has 31 states, half of which are now under level 3 or 4 warnings. Ranking Pakistan on Level 3, the State Department asked Americans to reconsider travel to this country due to terrorism. Read More »

Campus on lockdown due to possible shot fired

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All Wednesday night classes were canceled as San Bernardino and university police investigated the incident. Police investigate a report of shots fired on the Cal State University of San Bernardino campus on January 10, 2018. Police Lt Mike Madden tells the San Bernardino Sun that a single shot hit a campus building, and police are searching for the shooter. Campus police are going are escorting students from cleared buildings, there is still no estimated time for the lockdown to be lifted. Read More »

Railroad Stocks Sink After Canada Sees NAFTA Risks Rising

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Talks to overhaul NAFTA between the U.S., Canada and Mexico began in August but have so far yielded few results. "The Canadian government is aware of the possibility that President Trump may announce the United States's withdrawal from NAFTA", a senior government official told AFP on condition of anonymity. Read More »

Myanmar Military Admits to Killing 10 Rohingya Found in Mass Grave

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Min Lwin Oo, legal adviser for Asian Human Rights Commission, told VOA Burmese there is a precedent for security forces committing crimes against ethnic minorities and denying any wrongdoing. Their bodies were discovered in December near a cemetery in Inn Din village. The European Union called on the Myanmar authorities to release two Reuters journalists after a court hearing in Yangon on Wednesday at which prosecutors sought charges against them under the Official Secrets Act. Read More »

Axe-wielding robbers in spectacular €4m jewelry heist at Paris Ritz

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He said no one was injured. According to reports, two suspects escaped through a back door of the hotel at the luxurious Place Vendome, a site right beside the French Justice Ministry which is guarded 24 hours a day by armed police. French police said that a gang of five armed robbers stormed the Ritz Hotel in Paris at 6.30pm local time. But when police arrested two suspects at scene, "it soon became clear that it was a robbery", the source added. Read More »

Mueller Interview With Trump Is Said to Be Likely

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He says, "It seems unlikely you'd even have an interview". "For 11 months they've had this phony cloud over this administration, over our government ... Trump also said Wednesday he would never sign an immigration bill unless it includes money for his proposed wall along the U.S. Mexico border. Forty-eight percent of voters in the Politico/Morning Consult poll said it is "very or somewhat likely" the president will be cleared on wrongdoing in the investigation, while 37 percent said ... Read More »

Trump designates Martin Luther King Jr. birthplace a national historic park

National parks and national forests across the US that charge entrance fees will be free for visitors Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Day . The legislation, sponsored by Rep. The national historic site previously included King's birthplace, the church where he was baptized and his burial place. After signing the MLK bill, President Trump signed two others concerned with protecting black history: the African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017 and the 400 Years of ... Read More »

Storm Track Moves North; Forecasters Predict Less Snow And Wind

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The winter storm that triggered deadly mudslides in California dumped more than a foot of snow and an inch of heavy rain on the Sierra Nevada. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are possible. Cloud by January 1 previous year. Winter storm watch in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. Northeast Washington mountains will pick up 6-12 inches of new snow. Read More »

Vermont Senate to proceed with recreational marijuana vote

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Although Vermont is one of the most politically liberal states, it is also one of 23 in the nation that do not allow ballot initiatives. The proposal would legalize the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and possessing two mature marijuana plants or four immature plants in each dwelling unit no matter how many people live in the unit. Read More »

Obama Center scraps above-ground parking garage after neighborhood opposition

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The facility will also include "a children's play garden, sledding hill, green spaces for picnics and outdoor gatherings ... and even a recording studio", the Chicago Tribune reported. A parking lot, of course, privileges cars and those who can afford them. The coalition wants the Obama Foundation to provide job-training programs for local residents, support minority-owned business development, improvements to neighborhood schools and affordable housing and property tax relief for ... Read More »

SC seeks response from Centre over morning prayers in Kendra Vidyalayas

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A Bench of Justices R.F. Nariman and Navin Sinha issued notice to the government. Singing it "creates a lot of obstacles in developing a scientific temperament among the students", the petition claims. "All the Teachers share the collective responsibility of supervising the Assembly and making sure that every student folds his/her hands, closes his/her eyes and recites the Prayer without fail". Read More »

Telangana: Delay in board date-sheet leaves students in a lurch

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CBSE Board Announces Program of Classes Intermediate and Higher School Examinations Examinations for both classes will begin in morning shift from 10:30 in the morning. For now, what we know is that the exams would be held in March 2018. Exams usually begin in March - less than two months away - and practicals are conducted before that. Read More »

Amit Shah slams Siddaramaiah govt, vows to uproot Congress in 2018 polls

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The BJP, which has mere presence in the southern states, will look to place their feet with Karnataka poll. "I have come to answer the CM's question on what has Centre done for Karnataka". Meanwhile, CM Siddaramaiah accused BJP, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bajrang Dal of harbouring extremist elements, news agency ANI reported. Read More »

Teen, 15, remembered as her bullying death shocks outback

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The family from Katherine in the Northern Territory have taken aim at keyboard warriors following the young girl's death and vow her life won't be a "waste". Dolly's father earlier shared his grief in a Facebook post calling for an end to bullying. "This week has been an example of how social media should be used, it has also been an example of how it shouldn't be", he said. Read More »

Ethiopia bans foreign adoptions

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Angelina Jolie adopted her daughter Zahara from the country in 2005 when the girl was only six months old. We also gathered that the debate to end this menace started since 2011 and that the MPs have also called for the support of these children by local systems, to protect them from being abused overseas. Read More »

What Okorocha, Kalu said at APC rally in Abia

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Chairman of the party in the state, while welcoming guests promised to ensure that the state was swept by APC in 2019. Advising them to emulate those who have returned to the party, the likes of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Rashidi Ladoja ex-governor of Oyo State, Prof. Read More »

Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes for Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP)

The stock increased 0.26% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $89.96. About 351,836 shares traded. Westlake Chemical Corp. has a 1-year low of $39.48 and a 1-year high of $62.34. The rating was downgraded by Vertical Research on Wednesday, January 3 to "Hold". Its up 16.22% from 3.14M shares, reported previously. It also increased its holding in Delphi Automotive Plc (NYSE:DLPH) by 264,402 shares in the quarter, for a total of 527,102 shares, and has risen its stake in Praxair ... Read More »

Former world champion Amir Khan to return to ring

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Khan has been on the hunt for new promoters after an injury layoff and stint on ITV's I'm A Celeb. Amir Khan's father Shah Khan said that his son was focused on training and getting ready for the next big fight and has full support of all his family. Read More »

Syrian army claims Israel struck targets near Damascus in overnight raids

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The Syrian army statement described the attack as "flagrant Israeli aggression" and renewed its warnings on the repercussions of such attacks, holding Israel "fully responsibility for its consequences". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the Syrian forces had "opened a loophole" that led them into the base. There is a US-Russian agreement arranged by President Vladimir Putin that Hezbollah and Iranian backed forces will not approach within 25 miles of the Israeli-Syrian front ... Read More »

Boeing Delivered Record 763 Aircraft In 2017

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Boeing's results once again were led by its most popular plane, the single-aisle 737, which comprised almost 70 percent of total deliveries. Boeing shares jumped 2.6 percent to US$318.24, making the company the biggest gainer in the Dow Jones Industrial Average in afternoon trading. Read More »

GOP congressman says he won't run for re-election

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Orange County was once a fabled Republican stronghold, but Clinton became the first Democrat to win the affluent area since the Great Depression as it veered away from Trump. He almost lost his seat in 2016, besting Democrat Douglas Applegate - among the four Democrats running this year - by less than a percentage point. Read More »

Should the United States crack down on marijuana?

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Instead, some experts see it as a scare tactic, something Sessions - who made his disapproval of marijuana well known in the past - is using to try and "chill progressive drug policy". The order further rolls back previous ruling that was also linked to the cannabis laws and its enforcement, while also instructing the U.S. Attorneys to "follow the well-established principles that govern all federal prosecutions". Read More »