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Jeremy Corbyn faces down critics over European Union single market stance


This follows a meeting of opposition parties earlier this month in which leaders agreed to do all they can to prevent a hard Brexit, which they see as Britain quitting the single market and customs union as it departs the EU. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer yesterday tried to play down divisions in Labour on remaining in the single market after European Union withdrawal. Read More »

Hamas Official Targeted in Car Explosion in South Lebanon


Hamas, meanwhile, denied that any of its officials were targeted in an attack. Pictures from the scene show a BMW ripped from explosion, with fire and black smoke rising into the sky. However, Hamas' representative in Lebanon Ali Baraka told the local television channel LBC that the explosion did not target any Hamas officials. Lebanese sources confirmed that an Israeli aircraft was flying in the atmosphere of Sidon at the moment of the explosion. Read More »

Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway in Turkey


Dramatic images show the white aircraft dangling precariously on the steep, muddy cliff face against the backdrop of the clear waters of the Black Sea. "We tilted to the side, the front was down while the plane's rear was up". The cause of the incident was not known but an investigation is under way, the governor said. Read More »

Trump denies "shithole countries" comments


Haiti and the other countries involved in this discussion are generally poor, underdeveloped and plagued with challenges that make life hard. On Friday the president tweeted that his language was " tough " but insisted he did not say anything derogatory about Haitians aside from noting it's a poor country. Read More »

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for last time'


Iran has said its nuclear program is strictly for peaceful uses. But he also made clear these waivers will be the last, unless what he calls serious flaws in the agreement are addressed by the spring. Under the deal, Iran undertakes to curb its nuclear activities and place them under total control of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in exchange of abandonment of the sanctions imposed previously by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union and the United States ... Read More »

Homes Under Threat From Tomago Inferno


Water bombing aircraft and more than 60 RFS personnel worked to contain the blaze as it threatened homes. Just before 3pm the fire had reached Barrie Close in Williamtown, west of Newcastle Airport. By late afternoon a strong southerly had change moved across the area, causing the blaze to move north, away from Cabbage Tree Road and towards Richardson Road. Read More »

Plains All American Pipeline, LP (PAA) Position Raised by LPL Financial LLC

The stock increased 1.24% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $30.93. CATM's SI was 4.68M shares in January as released by FINRA. It has underperformed by 5.47% the S&P500. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 7.62%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -7.16%. Read More »

Trump's 's**thole' remark draws outrage in Africa


In his meeting with a group of senators, Mr Trump had questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and others who had been briefed on the remarkable Oval Office conversation. Read More »

DACA Deal Or No Deal? Reports Are Mixed


White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders agreed. A major bipartisan effort to resolve the fate of hundreds of thousands of young unauthorized immigrants was underway on Thursday, after a group of six Republican and Democratic senators said they reached an "agreement in principle" that was quickly shot down by the White House. Read More »

Civil Rights icon: Trump's profane comments about immigrants were 'despicable'


These comments come after a backlash the US government has suffered from most African countries over the "shithole" comment by US President Donald Trump . "I read those comments later last night, the first thing that came to my mind was very unfortunate, unhelpful", the Wisconsin Republican said Friday at the WisPolitics Luncheon in Milwaukee. Read More »

Senator Tina Smith talks about work ahead


Democrat Tina Smith , who was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to replace Franken, has said she'll run in the election. Smith's resignation as lieutenant governor took effect at midnight Tuesday. With a background in marketing, Smith began working on political campaigns in the early 1990s. With a GOP majority across Washington she says she realizes it will be hard to accomplish certain things. Read More »

Arizona Basketball Survives at home, beats the Ducks


She made one of two free throws with 17 seconds to go. The guard-dominant team also got zero points in the first half from Holder's top running mate, Shannon Evans . Stephen Thompson (21 points) continued his torrid shooting pace by hitting a season-high five three-pointers (5 of 10). Washington State: The Cougars were able to get the first win in Pac-12 play after a record breaking performance from, who had 10 3-pointers. Read More »

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks in Japanese waters


The Sanchi , carrying 136,000 tons of light crude oil from Iran, has been in flames since colliding with the CF Crystal , a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, some 300 kilometers east of Shanghai. The network said rescuers were prevented from entering the crew living quarters by temperatures as high as 192 degrees. Dramatic photos of the scene showed tall flames raging on board the ship, which was carrying nearly a million barrels of crude oil. Read More »

Flu-related deaths spike to 17 this season in Manitoba


Last year's numbers were not available. The CDC's monthly lecture series gained media attention this week with the announcement that their January 16 meeting would focus on the "Public Health Response to a Nuclear Detonation", interpreted as the health body responding to heightened rhetoric of nuclear war between the US and North Korea. Read More »

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not angry about Philippe Coutinho's departure


He declared that since his arrival in October 2015, he "can have all the monies from transfers and more if needed" and that so far they have "got all the players" they have targeted. "I knew there would be that process". Speaking with FC Barcelona , the 25-year-old could not hide his joy following his move to the Catalan giants describing it as a good New Year gift. Read More »

Rescuers Battle to Find Survivors of California Mudslides


He brings the total of missing to seven. Southern California authorities have corrected the number of people missing since the Montecito mudslides to eight. More than 1,500 personnel were assigned to search-and-rescue and cleanup efforts in the area, which spanned about 30 square miles. Santa Barbara County officials chose not to send an emergency alert to cellphones warning of mudslides until destructive flooding had already begun in Montecito, officials said Wednesday. Read More »

Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 'sh**hole countries' remarks


The reported language was the latest in a long string of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim comments by Trump that have been condemned as racist. Former CIA Director John Brennan said Lady Liberty was "weeping" over the President's "atrocious" comment, denouncing the commander-in-chief as a "deeply flawed person". Read More »

Trump says he would beat Oprah Winfrey in White House race


This is not the first time that President Trump has said nice things about Oprah . Despite this, " Oprah 2020" merchandise has swept online retailers in the days following her speech . Not surprisingly, 52% of women prefer Winfrey; 43% of men favor Trump . "I'm sure if she decides to run, which I think the president states he doesn't feel she will, I'm sure she'll have help with that", Sanders added. Read More »

Trump gets high mark on immigration


President Donald Trump refused to sign off on a proposed bipartisan immigration deal floated by six senators during a White House meeting Thursday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday afternoon: "There has not been a deal reached yet". He has denounced NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in protest at police brutality against African Americans, and made questionable comments about a white supremacist rally in Virginia that turned violent. Read More »

Trump Rejects Bipartisan Dreamers Deal


Cory Gardner of Colorado, Jeff Flake of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of SC and Democrat Sen. Congress is debating whether or not to write new legislation that would grant legal status to these immigrants that were brought to the children and remain illegally. Read More »

North Korean leader probably laying a trap for US, South


The U.S. described the move to put off its annual drill with South Korea as an effort to "de-conflict" the military exercise and the Winter Games, allowing Moon to "focus on ensuring the security" of the Olympics, due to start February 9. "Because there are so many practical matters to deal with, such as putting together a support team and a team of people to attend the reunions, we're hesitant to jump to conclusions about whether or not an agreement can be reached during the meeting". Read More »

Al Shabaab Kills 5 Kenyan Policemen On Patrol


The attack reportedly happened as officers, including regular police, administration police and police reservists, patrolled the risky stretch before they were ambushed by the heavily armed militants. Two police reservists and two Administration Police officers died instantly while another police reservist died while being rushed to hospital. According to Mr Bundotich, a gun fight ensued before the suspected militants retreated. Read More »

(NASDAQ:MSFT) Stake Lessened by Augustine Asset Management Inc

Quantum Capital Management Llc who had been investing in First Rep Bk San Francisco C for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.62B market cap company. Amica Retiree Medical accumulated 45,073 shares or 2.64% of the stock. M&T Fincl Bank holds 6,637 shares. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 189,278 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $15,797,141.88. Read More »

'Window closing' to find survivors in USA mudslide

The number of searchers and recovery workers in Montecito surged to more than 2,000 in the days after significant rain led to mudslides that ravaged an area previously scorched by the Thomas Fire , which officials said was fully contained on Friday. Read More »

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on a six-day India visit


In the past, Modi has welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in his home state. Netanyahu and his wife Sara were welcomed at the worldwide airport in New Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made history in July when he became the first Indian leader to visit Israel. Read More »

Mayon Volcano status raised to Alert Level 2


He said not all residents evacuated live inside the 6-km danger zone. Traces of ash fell on Barangays Anoling, Sua, Quirangay, Tumpa, Ilawod and Salugan of Camalig and in Barangays Tandarora, Maninila and Travesia in Guinobatan. " We have not reached the critical level ", said the head of the Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, Cedric Daep, as cited by Reuters. Read More »

European Union urges U.S. not to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal


On Friday, Trump also approved new sanctions against Iranian officials and organizations, including Sadeq Larijani, the head of Iran's judiciary, and 13 other entities including the cyber unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The president said in a statement on January 12 that he was granting the waiver for the "last" time and insisted that changes must be negotiated with European partners within 120 days to strengthen the accord or that the United States would likely pull ... Read More »