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Some Marshall County Schools student to return to class Thursday


The dead - a boy and a girl - were both 15 years old. Someone driving by the school in the parking lot. On Monday, a 15-year-old female student was shot in the city of Italy, officials said. It's also fairly common for a school shooting to result from a confrontation or verbal argument that escalates. The elementary and middle school will return to class on Thursday at regular times. Read More »

Inflation rises 3.5% in Dec 2017, full year 3.7%


Amid the unfavorable base effects, MIDF Research foresees the headline inflation rate to average at 2.6 percent this year. "Today's data, along with our belief that the economy is set to go through somewhat of a near-term growth wobble, see us pushing out our expectation for the first [official cash rate (OCR)] hike to mid-2019 (from November 2018)", ANZ senior economist Phil Borkin said. Read More »

Pope Francis Denounces Fake News


He alleged that the first instance of fake news can be dated back to the Biblical beginning of time, when Eve was misled by the "crafty serpent"-a story told in the Book of Genesis". The best antidotes to fake news are people who are "not greedy", and are "ready to listen" and "engage in honest dialogue so the truth can emerge", the Pope said. Read More »

Merkel calls for multilateralism, cooperation at Davos

A statement from Netanyahu's office says he told Merkel that "the only existing option at the moment is to put in real and not cosmetic changes" to the deal that would prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, "which would otherwise be assured by the agreement as it stands". Read More »

287 terrorists neutralized so far in Turkey's Syria op


A second USA official denied Turkish government claims the US had delivered thousands of trucks of weapons to the Syrian Kurdish forces, saying the bulk of the supplies went to USA forces and also included ammunition, food and humanitarian supplies. Read More »

India means Business: PM Modi tells global CEOs at WEF in Davos


Now we live in a society that is a network of other complex networks. 'Although everybody is talking about an inter-connected world, we must accept globalisation is slowly losing its lustre, he said. Modi also took the opportunity to point to India's successes during his leadership. Rapidly changing technology could lead us to prosperity, but it is also creating fault lines. Read More »

Netanyahu To Meet Trump, Other World Leaders In Davos


The Israeli prime minister was, nevertheless, satisfied with "Merkel's genuine commitment to the security of Israel", the statement read. On Wednesday, Netanyahu impressed upon Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Israel's ongoing objections to the JCPOA - the nuclear deal with Iran agreed to in July 2015 that the U.S. Read More »

CPI(M) plans impeachment motion against CJI


The Congress today was ambivalent about CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury's proposal for moving an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India and said its leaders in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha would make the party position clear after talking to all parties. Read More »

ROK Olympic delegation visits N. Korea


There's just one objective for the overseer of New Zealand's 2018 Winter Olympic Games tilt before next month's Pyeongchang action. Kim believes that the current North Korean dictator is seeking to use the sporting events to his own advantage. Read More »

USA crude oil inventories continue to fall


New Delhi, Jan 22 Crude oil futures rose Rs 24 to Rs 4,066 per barrel today as speculators raised bets amid a firm trend overseas. Earlier in the week, crude oil prices were mixed in Asia on concerns regarding the shutdown of the USA government prior to the release of the weekly data report from the US. Read More »

Mum allegedly poisoned disabled kids to death


The deaths occurred between September 2012 and July a year ago, police said . The woman was arrested at a home on the Gold Coast this morning. She was allegedly responsible for killing her son, Jonathan Crabtree, whose body was found at an Upper Coomera home in July a year ago. Read More »

Larry Nassar In Letter: 'Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned'


Said Aquilina, "Inaction is an action". Michigan State University is also feeling the heat: the body overseeing USA collegiate sports, the NCAA , opened an investigation into its handling of the case after an investigative report claimed MSU president Lou Anna Simon, athletics trainers, assistant coaches and others had always been informed of misconduct claims against Nassar. Read More »

South Korea to Protest Before WTO Regarding US Tariffs


President Trump slapped steep tariffs on imports of washing machines and solar panels this week after US manufacturers complained that they are being hurt by foreign competition. A twenty-percent tariff will be applied on imports under 1.2 million units, and fifty-percent on all subsequent imports in the first year, with tariffs lowering in the next two years. Read More »

Bangladesh delays repatriating Rohingya refugees hours before set to begin


Following a repatriation deal signed on November 23 between Bangladesh and Myanmar, the repatriation was scheduled to begin yesterday (January 23) despite huge concerns from the refugees as well as from the worldwide community on the safety, and guarantee of their citizenship and basic rights including education, health and freedom of movement in Rakhine. Read More »

Elton John announces one last world tour


He also denied claims his decision was due to ill health, saying he wouldn't mount a 300-date world tour if he were in ill health. "I am not going to be touring anymore, apart from the last tour, which is going to start in September of this year, and will be a global tour", John said at the press conference. Read More »

Afghan Taliban confirm meeting with Pakistani officials in Islamabad

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the USA condemns the attack and offers condolences to the family and friends of those killed. Ambassador Chaudhry conceded that his country holds at least some sway over the terrorist group, noting that Pakistan has participated and hosted numerous high-profile between the Afghan Taliban and Kabul. Read More »

Michael Jordan: Not trading Kemba Walker for 'anything but an All-Star player'


But I'm telling you I like everything about Kemba's work. "I think it would be hard to trade him", Clifford said . " We bred him, we chose him, we groomed him to be a good player for us ", Jordan said of Walker, who the Hornets drafted ninth overall in 2011, to a great extent because Jordan saw traits in Walker that reminded him of his own playing career. Read More »

Mayon's ash may reach Samar, Caraga, Northern Mindanao: Phivolcs


At press time, the alert remains at level four on the five-level scale, meaning an explosive eruption is possible within hours or days. It also means that the volcano will display persistent tremor, many low frequency-type earthquakes will occur, sulfur dioxide emission level may show sustained increase or abrupt decrease, crater grow will become intense, lava dome will become incandescent, and there will be lava fountain and lava flow in the summit area. Read More »

Teddy Bridgewater contemplating not playing for the Vikings next season


There's a running joke between them about how good those 15 plays might be. "They got after us tonight". These are names that should be resonating throughout the streets of Philadelphia over the next 12 days as a pillar of hope. "The NFL has long supported the military and veterans and will again salute our service members in the Super Bowl with memorable on-field moments that will be televised as part of the game". Read More »

IPL 2018 to begin from April 6

Addressing media here, Shukla said the eleventh edition of the IPL would start and end in Mumbai . "The timings were changed because the day matches were being played in peak summer-time heat", an IPL official said. The five other teams are Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore. But the Australians will tough face competition in a total pool of 578 players, including 360 Indian players. Read More »

Stoger wants speedy Aubameyang resolution as Arsenal circle


These are the kind of things that, at the moment, are one of the possible movements. Final decision is not made'. Arsenal are looking to seal Aubameyang's arrival after finalising the swap deal with Manchester United involving Alexis Sanchez and the forward's former Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Read More »

Indonesia looks to US to relax limits on special forces Kopassus


America will help with sophisticated tools, so hopefully they will be quickly detected. However, UNRWA commissioner general Pierre Krähenbühl said in a statement that the announced contribution from the USA is "dramatically below past levels" and will significantly affect its operations. Read More »

Forgotten Twitter log-in prolonged false missile alert


A corrected alert was not sent out to cell phones until 8:45 a.m. because state workers had no prepared message for a false alarm. "I was in the process of making calls to the leadership team both in Hawaii Emergency Management as well as others", Gov. Read More »

Years After Roe v. Wade: The Battle for Abortion Access Continues


Christina Fadden Fitch is the president of Syracuse Right to Life and one of the organizers of the march. Today - Jan. 22 - is the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Bush reinstated the policy . Before the rally Monday, a group of veteran and freshmen female Democratic delegates unveiled several bills created to protect abortion rights from restrictions. Read More »

Intel Chip Flaw Is Scary: Know Why?


Hopefully, the new patches will address the issues and bring a fix for them. This conundrum is why Intel is strongly recommending that you make sure your organization follows best security practices. Currently, Intel is asking its partners to test the new code to speed up the process and release of new stable patches. Turbonomic Tech Evangelist Eric Wright said that Spectre and Meltdown were still a nasty rash businesses need to purge. Read More »

Government shutdown to end


The Senate passed a bill to keep the government funded through early February Monday afternoon, putting a swift end to a three-day shutdown that left hundreds of thousands of government employees without pay. The deal is good through February 8, when another shutdown might begin, along with an extended period of finger-pointing as the two parties try to blame each other. Read More »

8 countries removed from European Union tax-haven blacklist, sparking criticism


Citing an example, he said that under the CBCR framework, if any tax authority outside the UAE seeks information about any entity in the country, it could, subject to exchange of information agreements, directly approach the UAE tax body. "Instead of crossing jurisdictions off the list, finance ministers should have improved the list by imposing sanctions on those countries on the list", he said. Read More »