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United States imposes new sanctions on Hezbollah

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The six individuals and seven businesses affected are believed to be employed and owned by Adham Tabaja, one of Hezbollah's most senior financiers. While announcing the financial regulations aimed at Hezbollah, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration was "determined to expose and disrupt Hezbollah's networks, including those across the Middle East and West Africa, used to fund their illicit operations". Read More »

European Union drugs agency chief says temporary Amsterdam housing 'not optimal'

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Amsterdam narrowly beat Milan in a vote for the right to host the agency, which is being moved from London due to Britain's decision to leave the European Union. The temporary arrangement proposed by the Dutch government "is not an optimal solution". 'All we want to do is to provide EMA staff with as many options as possible, including Alkmaar, which is 35 minutes by train from Amsterdam'. Read More »

NFL, law enforcement cracking down on counterfeit merchandise at Super Bowl

The New England Patriots will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl on Sunday. Broadcasters used to sell out the Super Bowl as early as the fall, but that's changed. Members of the premium NFL Game Pass service can also watch the game on Android and iOS smartphone apps, computers, tablets and smart TVs, as well as Windows devices, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 . Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Spending on research has gone down, say scientists

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He said if the insurance companies foot the bill, the estimated premium at Rs 5,000 to Rs 15,000 per family will require an outgo from Rs 50,000 crore to Rs 1.5 lakh crore per year. According to Ravi Jakhar, founder, Truefarm Foods, this government is very serious about organic farming and budgetary announcements confirm its commitment to betterment of farmers. Read More »

US Immigration Agents Crack Down On 'Sanctuary State' California

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The agents, from ICE's Homeland Security Investigations Unit (HSI), raided businesses in the areas of San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento. According to NBC, business owners were given the notices Monday through Wednesday. So far, no known arrests were made, the Chronicle reported . HSI's worksite enforcement strategy focuses on the criminal prosecution of employers who knowingly hire illegal workers. Read More »

Religious Group Protests Rihanna's Visit to Senegal for Children's Education Conference

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French President Emmanuel Macron joined megastar Rihanna in Senegal on Friday at a conference aimed at pressuring donors to finance the education of a quarter of a billion children worldwide who are now out of school. The conference, in turn, asks the partner countries to spend 20% of their public spending on education - a level that can be particularly hard for countries struggling with jihadists or civilian conflicts. Read More »

Joe Kennedy in Democratic response: Trump 'targeting laws that protect us'

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Kennedy also visited ABC's "Good Morning America " on January 31 to talk of how he has been trying to combat his issues of the over application of lip balm. Kennedy is the grandson of slain Senator Robert F. Kennedy and grand-nephew of the slain US President John F. Kennedy and the late Senator Edward Kennedy , who for 50 years was one of the dominant voices of Democratic politics. Read More »

Designate Moe backs Notley in BC pipeline dispute

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She says her government is immediately going to cut off any discussions with B.C. about an electricity inter-tie. Environmentalists have been waiting for an announcement like this for a while, said Clogg, after the B.C. Trudeau says Canada has to protect the environment and encourage economic development at the same time, which has guided the federal government's approach on Kinder Morgan's project. Read More »

College of Pennsylvania strips Steve Wynn, Invoice Cosby of honors

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Wynn has denied the allegations. The university also chose to revoke Steve Wynn's honorary degree. The board of directors of Wynn Resorts formed a special committee to investigate the allegations , and casino regulators in Nevada and MA said this week they would begin investigations. Read More »

DPRK athletes arrive in South Korea for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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Soldiers attend a military parade in central Pyongyang , April 15, 2017. Six years later he left for South Korea , almost drowning while crossing the Tumen River into China. There has been a rumour mill doing rounds within the Trump administration that the USA armed forces are planning the execution of a preventive or limited strike against Kim Jong Un's regime. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

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Foster & Motley Inc increased Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) stake by 7,596 shares to 10,793 valued at $1.81M in 2017Q3. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Ratings analysis reveals 47% of Wells Fargo & Company's analysts are positive. Wells Fargo also overcharged their corporate clients on foreign exchanges and levied unusually high transaction fees, according to a Wall Street Journal report in November. Read More »

Reports states that Teacher stepped on black students during slavery lesson

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One of her students, who did not want to be identified, said that it "was a lesson about slavery and the Triangle Trade". A social studies teacher in the Bronx borough of New York City has been transferred from a school pending an investigation of reports that she ordered black students to lie on the floor and stepped on the back of one during a lesson on slavery. Read More »

Groundhog Day: She was in the thick of things

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If you knew this already, it seems laughably obvious. The National Today data science team surveyed 1,000 people about their predictions of Groundhog Day , a popular tradition celebrated in the U.S. This Groundhog Day , groundhogs across the United States and Canada will issue their predictions. Since 1988, the groundhog was "right" 14 times and "wrong" 16 times. Read More »

Senior UP cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple

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The IPS Association has condemned the incident saying that it is "against the ethos of neutrality, fairness and uprightness that Indian Police Service stands for". Shukla said there was a discussion at the programme that if Hindus and Muslims talk about the construction of the temple in Ayodhya and a mosque at a distance from there, the dispute will end. Read More »

After court blow to regime, clashes erupt in Maldives

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Nasheed was jailed in 2015 but received asylum in Britain later that year after travelling there on medical leave from prison. The government has since said that the validity of the ruling is yet to determined, and put off its enforcement despite the police previously announcing its intention to follow through. Read More »

SKUAST Kashmir student arrested in Bhopal after misleading tweet by passenger

The victims had several bruises on their faces, arms and legs. Demanding an immediate probe into the incident, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urged Haryana government to take strict action against the perpetrators. But Ahmad said, "Yesterday we went to a market in Mahendragarh". Aftab claimed that when they approached the university authorities they told them the incident did not happen in the campus. Read More »

Business should prepare for NAFTA changes

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The railroad industry stands united with Missouri and its trade-dependent economy to preserve the benefits of NAFTA. Foreign purchasers would shift away from USA goods and services in favor of lower-cost goods and services made in other global markets, particularly those made in Asia. Read More »

Father of Nassar victims lunges at doctor in court

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The dad's remarks came shortly after two of his daughters, Madison and Lauren , delivered victim impact statements to the court on how they were sexually abused by the depraved sports doc. He was quickly tackled by police, and Nassar was removed from the courtroom as those watching the proceedings looked on in shock. Margraves said his daughters would not let them see their statements beforehand, and that he heard things he didn't know. Read More »

Back inter-Korean thaw, United Nations urged

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho departs after addressing the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 23, 2017. "If the United States truly wishes for the improvement of the North-South ties and has a willingness to provide a peaceful environment on the peninsula, it should completely halt the joint military exercises, not just postponing them", the KCNA statement said. Read More »

Hamilton students returning home after bus crash in Stayner

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Leon says the injured children were two four-year-olds, an eight-year-old, two 10-year-olds and a 15-year-old. The OPP says the head-on crash involved a coach bus and a minivan with a Texas licence plate. Early reports suggest the van collided with a coach bus carrying as many as 40 teens on Highway 26 in Stayner. The president of Attridge Transportation told CP24 that he has received information from the driver of the bus. Read More »

Police dig up Australian factory 52 years after siblings vanished

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Officers and specialists found "rubbish" and large animal bones from a horse or a cow in the large hole dug at the Castalloy factory in North Plympton. Other family members discredited the son's story in the years since. He also bore a resemblance to an identikit picture prepared at the time, and lived close to Glenelg beach. Read More »

Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down

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New Yorkers may soon be able to itemize deductions on their state tax returns even if they don't do so on their federal returns. The "I Love NY" promotional signs are found along the Thruway, the Adirondack Northway and other interstate highways, including locations in Schenectady, Albany and Saratoga Springs. Read More »

IN to impose Medicaid work requirements

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The Healthy Indiana Plan was created in 2007 under Gov. Mitch Daniels. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services'(HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it approved Indiana's waiver to add these requirements to its Medicaid program on Friday. Read More »

Celgene (CELG) Given a $166.00 Price Target by Oppenheimer Analysts

The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $30.44. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 188,635 shares. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Therefore 25% are positive. The average Wall Street analyst rating for Celgene Corporation is Strong Buy, according to the average of 28 analyst scores. Read More »

Man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter charged

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A complaint says unfired armor-piercing bullets found inside the Las Vegas hotel room where the attack was launched on October 1 contained the fingerprints of ammunition dealer Douglas Haig of Arizona. "I had no way to see into his mind". Haig used his online business Specialized Military Ammunition to sell ammunition. This evening, Haig, in shackles, appeared in federal court with Victor by his side on the single charge listed in the complaint, according to local ABC affiliate KNXV. Read More »

Fidel Castro's Son Has Killed Himself, Cuban Media Report

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Fidelito, who had the highest public profile of all Castro's children, was born in 1949 out of his brief marriage to Mirta Diaz-Balart before he went on to topple a USA -backed dictator and build a communist-run state on the doorstep of the United States during the Cold War. Read More »

Gender-neutral tweak to Canadian anthem causes row

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That was nothing, however, compared to the outrage expressed Wednesday by Conservative senators who had used procedural tactics to stall Belanger's bill for more than a year, only to bitterly accuse their independent counterparts of shutting down debate Wednesday to finally force a vote. Read More »