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GOP ahead of Democrats heading into midterm elections, Trump more popular

Good won 52.2 percent of the vote compared with 44.8 percent for Republican James Buchanan - the son of Sarasota Congressman Vern Buchanan - and 3 percent for Libertarian Allison Foxall. "This election is over". Odd as it may seem, voters seem to care more about the economy and their tax bill than about Gen. Kelly's staff work on Rob Porter and whether Trump said "s***hole". Read More »

Sharif says PML-N victory in Lodhran by-poll vindicates his stance


He saluted the Pakistani nation and said people responded when the popular leader (Nawaz) took his petition in the court of the people. Chairman Imran Khan said that he would come back stronger and win the next general elections despite an embarrassing defeat in the by-election of Lodhran. Read More »

Climber Dies on Mount Hood After Vicious Fall, 6 Others Rescued


It takes only 90 minutes to drive from Portland to Timberline Lodge, where climbers can park in a lot only 5,000 feet (1,525 meters) below the summit. Four climbers remain stranded on the mountain. Climbers obtain a wilderness permit and are encouraged to fill out a form listing their planned route, the equipment they have and contact information, but it's not mandatory and many don't do it, he said. Read More »

Vanessa Trump Hospitalized After Suspicious Letter Sent to Husband Donald Trump Jr


At least one of the women became nauseous and reportedly began coughing, police said. A preliminary assessment showed that the substance is not suspicious, said Lt John Grimpel, a NY police spokesman. Secret Service Special Agent Jeffrey Adams acknowledged the suspicious mailing but declined to give details. "Beyond that, at this point, it's an ongoing and active investigation, so I can't comment any further", Sanders said . Read More »

Terps Edged at Nebraska


Glynn Watson Jr. passed 1,000 career points against the Terrapins and finished with eight points overall. The Huskers were seeking their 5 win in a row, as they march further towards a bid in the NCAA tournament. He got more confident as the game went on". We need Dion to be like that. "What we've been through sucked, but hopefully we're peaking at the right time ". Read More »

Fire department re-elects convicted sex offender as chief


Despite the local controversy, the town's mayor, Ann Louise Wagner, is supporting the agency's decision and its right to select its own chief, according to the Daily Mail . "I shouldn't be punished for the rest of my life". 'No grown man that has had intercourse with a four year old should still be alive! He's not only resigning as the fire chief but from the fire department completely. Read More »

Epcot's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Roller Coaster: New Details


Disney said at the D23 Expo Japan that the ride will "be one of the world's longest enclosed roller coasters". The ride, which will be housed inside the former Universe of Energy pavilion, is being billed as one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world. Read More »

Multi-vehicle crash involving state police cruiser closes part of Mass Pike


All lanes were reopened as of 12:41 p.m., police said. The trooper, a 46-year-old man, "suffered potentially incapacitating injuries" and was taken to Beth Israel Hospital, police said. The chain reaction crash involved a box truck, tractor trailer, two sport utility vehicles, a pickup truck, and an unmarked State Police cruiser. The 54-year-old man driving the pickup, a Hudson resident, suffered the most incapacitating injuries, and was airlifted to the UMass Memorial Medical Center in ... Read More »

Government approves Rs 15935 crore plan to buy guns for military


These rifles will be made by the Ordnance Factory Board and the private industry at an estimated cost of Rs 12,280 crore. The Centre on Tuesday approved the purchase of weapons worth about Rs 15,931 crore for the armed forces to help them deal with security challenges along the nation's disputed borders. Read More »

Serbia's Vucic Begins 'Uneasy But Useful' Visit To Croatia


Relations between Serbia and Croatia are considered key for peace and stability of the Balkans. Referring to the ongoing verbal disputes between Serbian and Croatian politicians, Vucic explained that "as for the past we cannot reach an agreement on any point, but at least we agree on the need to look to the future for the good of our two peoples". Read More »

Barry Bennell found guilty of indecent assault, rape


Before the trial, Bennell admitted seven counts of indecent assault involving three boys, two of whom were part of the trial. The judge directed jurors to enter three not guilty verdicts. 11 complainants and witnesses gave evidence about the abuse in court. The trial was told by one of Bennell's victims that four men who had been coached by Bennell had gone on to take their own lives, including Wales manager and former Leeds United player Gary Speed , who was found hanged at his home in ... Read More »

Autonomous robot skiers hit the slopes in South Korea


The TaekwonV robot from the Minirobot Corp. team won the race by successfully navigating five gates in a mere 18 seconds. Speaking to Reuters , Lee Sok-min from the Taekwon V team said , "I heard the Alpine skiing has been postponed again due to wind conditions". Read More »

Allahabad Bank posts Rs 1263.79 cr net loss in Q3


In view of the enactment of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code , 2016 (IBC), it has been made a decision to substitute the existing guidelines with a harmonised and simplified generic framework for resolution of stressed assets. "Lenders shall continue to pursue such cases as per the earlier instructions". The central bank revised rules to have a "harmonised and simplified" framework to resolve bad loans, in view of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code passed in 2016. Read More »

Search for Taiwan earthquake victims ends as toll rises to 17


The death toll from a magnitude 6.0 natural disaster which struck Hualien County in eastern Taiwan on February 6 has risen to 17, while 291 have sustained injuries, according Hualien County Commissioner Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁). Fourteen of the 17 people who were killed perished in the building. Authorities will also raze the three other partially collapsed buildings from the quake, including the Marshal Hotel (統帥大飯店) on Gongyuan Road, the Platinum Twin Star (白金雙星) Building on Guosheng 6th ... Read More »

Duterte threatens to shut tourist island of Boracay down


In a speech at a business forum last Friday, Mr Duterte called Boracay "a cesspool", adding the sewage and garbage problem was destroying the island's ecosystem and posing a threat to the health of millions of visitors. "It's a shame that Boracay, which has repeatedly been recognised by prestigious travel magazines as the world's most lovely island, may yet end up a paradise lost if water contamination continues", Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said in a statement. Read More »

Philippines looking for other sources of helicopters after cancelling deal with Canada


Nevertheless, Lorenzana said the Philippine Department of National Defense is now drafting a formal letter informing Canada about the decision of the Philippine government to cancel the contract. Andolong said the helicopters would only be used for transportation and that Manila did not owe Ottawa any explanation. It is not an offensive platform and not armed as such. Read More »

What Really Matters? - JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)?

Investors look at the Volatility 12m to determine if a company has a low volatility percentage or not over the course of a year. The daily trading volume has averaged 15.05 million shares a day in past 3 months. Sumitomo Mitsui Incorporated reported 10.70M shares stake. Estabrook Capital has invested 0% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Systematic Financial Mngmt LP reported 113,985 shares stake. Read More »

Robbie Henshaw To Miss Rest Of Six Nations Championship


He already has had the surgery to correct the problem that means he'll play no further part in the tournament. However, No 8 Jack Conan (shoulder) and prop Tadhg Furlong (hamstring) are expected to be fit for Ireland's next Test against Wales on 24 February. Read More »

Pyeongchang 2018: Canada's Mikael Kingsbury wins gold in men's moguls


Kingsbury, 25, won the gold for Canada in the men's moguls skiing event as his parents watched eagerly on the sidelines. She said she was in tears watching him win last night. Liu Jiayu took silver with an 89.75 to become the first Chinese snowboarder to medal at the Olympics. "He chose skiing and as a younger brother you just wanted to be like your older brother", he said. Read More »

Pad Man's opening weekend mints Rs 40 crore at box office


India biz. Overseas opening weekend: "$ 2.31 million [₹ 14.84 cr]", Adarsh wrote. Akshay is not the biggest star in Hindi film industry but he is certainly the most consistent as far as the collection are concerned as most of his films in last 5 years have done the business of approximately 120 crores, which is very good because his budgets are quite low. Read More »

WalletHub Healthy Cities List Favors California, Pans Texas

WalletHub has compared more than 170 of the most populated American cities in more than 40 key indicators of good health, including cost of doctor visits, fruit and vegetable consumption, and the amount of fitness clubs per capita. The list of the 10 healthiest cities includes: 1) San Francisco, California; 2) Seattle, Washington; 3) Portland, Oregon; 4) San Diego, California; 5) Washington, DC; 6) Burlington, Vermont; 7) Scottsdale, Arizona; 8) Honolulu, Hawaii; 9) Irvine, California; ... Read More »