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Trump thinks death penalty for dealers may solve nation's drug epidemic


Currently, 20 states have laws which which allow drug dealers to be charged with first-degree murder in the event of a a fatal overdose on their product. The report also stated that the president admitted that it would be almost impossible to bring such a law in place; however, the head of the state may support a legislation that requires a minimum five-year sentence for drug dealers who sell even a minimum of two grams of fentanyl . Read More »

Marathon Petroleum Corporation, (NYSE: MPC),Simon Property Group, Inc., (NYSE: SPG)

Thomas E. Claugus decreased its stake in Mdc Partners Inc (MDCA) by 45.43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raghuram Rangarajan (Raghu ) sold 23,381 shares worth $2.82 million. 85 funds opened positions while 227 raised stakes. 380.18 million shares or 0.85% less from 383.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. When performing stock analysis, investors and traders may opt to view technical levels. Read More »

For peace talks, Taliban must quit violence


It was Afghanistan's most significant peace overture to the large, fractious militant organization that now controls more territory than at any time since the 2001 us -led military invasion, but whose political aims have become unclear as the war has devolved into a bloody stalemate and its top leaders have been killed. Read More »

Trump brings up death penalty for drug dealers


While law enforcement must remain engaged in the issue, noted Dr. Adams, public health education is also crucial, he said. The comments were Trump's most explicit on the matter to date. Mrs. Trump acknowledged Henderson by calling her up on stage. He also said his administration will be "rolling out a policy" on opioids in the coming weeks that will be "very, very strong". Read More »

"Beast from the East" prompts RED alert for Fife


In Lincolnshire, police warned that "most roads" had become impassable, with the force's control room tweeting that it had received reports of some remote villages being "totally cut off under 2ft of snow ". "We would advise passengers not to travel to the airport and anyone with travel plans should contact their airline directly for specific flight information". Read More »

U.S. ambassador to Mexico steps down amid tense relations


Roberta Jacobson made the announcement in a tweet in Spanish on Thursday, saying she would be leaving her ambassadorship "in search of other opportunities". He added that she has used social media effectively to communicate with Mexicans, posting images from her travels across the country that were relatable and "always showing her appreciation for our culture". Read More »

In 2018, Dems May Win Big In Texas


The primary will again be more active than the General Election, especially among the GOP . Like our representatives, many of us won't buck party orthodoxy on any matter of importance. By comparison, 151,236 had voted in the Democratic primary in those counties. Democrats, particularly in the House, have been aiming to run everywhere to put pressure on Republicans, who now hold 110 of the seats. Read More »

FYROM removes Alexander the Great statue from Skopje airport


The 2-meter-high statue, which was removed on March 1, had been placed in 2011 as a gift from the Turkish concessionary TAV, which operates the airport in the capital, Skopje. Negotiations between the two neighbors have been inconclusive since 1991, when Macedonia gained independence from the former Yugoslavia. The small ex-Yugoslav republic and its southern neighbor Greece have agreed to step up negotiations this year to resolve the dispute, which has frustrated Skopje's ambition to join ... Read More »

Jordan King, PM Modi call for end to religious hatred


Abdullah is on a three-day visit during which both the nations will sign MoUs/Agreements in diverse areas of bilateral cooperation. Watch this video to know about the news. PM also said that India's youth should associate themselves with the humanitarian aspects of Islam and be able to use modern technology at the same time. Read More »

Digital approach drives sales growth at Kohl's


A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in KSS . Raymond James Trust N.A. acquired a new position in Kohl's in the third quarter worth approximately $200,000. Longer Investments Inc who had been investing in Kohl's Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.10 billion market cap company. Read More »

US, EU officials will reportedly meet in March over Iran deal


The State Department has backed the president's calls, including his demand for worldwide inspections on Iran's nuclear sites. "The sunset clauses will be the toughest issue to address but must be resolved by May 12th or the president will walk away from the nuclear deal", said Dubowitz, who has advised the administration on the Iran deal . Read More »

Lewis Hamilton enjoys 'positive' F1 Testing day after setting pace

After the standard installation laps it was only Stoffel Vandoorne and Marcus Ericsson that stayed out to put in any serious running, lapping in the high 1:40s and low 1:50s as conditions slowly improved. "So far it has been good and I was really happy to get out today, to be honest". Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes' new W09 vehicle already feels better than its double title-winning predecessor, after a "positive" run to the fastest time of the first winter test. Read More »

China Criticises US Over Taiwan Travel Bill


The Senate unanimously approved the Taiwan Travel Act on Wednesday. The bill adds that it should be USA policy for high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the United States, meet with U.S. Meanwhile Taiwan praised United States and thanked the government for its constant support and increasingly friendly attitude towards Taiwan. "The Foreign Ministry will keep developing an even more substantive co-operative relationship with the United States, to promote both sides' joint values and ... Read More »

Mike Zimmer says Sam Bradford has 'degenerative' knee issue


No one in Minnesota's camp is declaring what the organization is going to do. The Vikings will face a decision about Murray's contract, which would pay him $5.15 million in 2018. "If we don't do that, then I'll probably get fired". "Defense keeps the game close ", he said. As it stands now, the Vikings won't have a QB on March 14, unless they sign one before then. Read More »

High wind warning issued; widespread power outages expected


Officials caution that the winds could make driving hard, especially for high-profile vehicles, throughout the region. "It's shaping up to be a pretty rare high-wind event", Hoffmann said. Take action to secure loose outdoor objects. If possible, move vehicles away from trees. Update your emergency kit and be sure to include enough food and water to last for 3 days for each person in your home. Read More »

Justin Trudeau Supports The Idea That His Trip To India Was Sabotaged


Trudeau , himself, supported the theory mooted by the "senior official" of Canadian Government, who, according to the CBC, had knowledge of Prime Minister's security protocols. He tried to turn the tables on the Conservatives by suggesting the previous government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper had "torqued the public service every possible way they could". Read More »

Winter Paralympics: Thirty Russian 'neutrals' can compete in Pyeongchang


Oksana Masters (Louisville, Kentucky) and Aaron Pike (Park Rapids, Minnesota) have been on every U.S. Paralympic Team roster, summer and winter, since 2012 to make them four-time Paralympians. There will also be six athletes accompanying competitors with vision disorders. South Korea's unification ministry detailed that the North believed it "partly contributed to an improvement" of relations with the participation of cheerleaders during the games this month. Read More »

China slams new USA sanctions on North Korea


Months of tension were marked by Trump and Kim exchanging insults, fueling fears of war, until this month when the relationship between North Korea and USA ally South Korea showed signs of thawing. Those sanctions included a cap on North Korean oil imports. Pro-Gain and Kingly Won are both controlled by Taiwan businessman Tsang Yung Yuan, who was also sanctioned by the U.S. Read More »

Is Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) A Safe Bet For Investors?

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Oakworth Capital Inc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.57 billion market cap company. Read More »

North Carolina freshman Jalek Felton withdraws amid suspension

Sutton has said Felton was suspended on an "interim" basis from the Chapel Hill campus while UNC sought additional information instead of serving as a punishment. UNC in a heartbeat turned their back on him. Despite Felton's decision to withdraw, sources tell WRAL News an investigation of Felton by UNC police is still active. Read More »

Marine Le Pen Placed Under Formal Investigation Over Tweets


If convicted, Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front party, could potentially face three years in jail and a 75,000 euro ($90,000) fine. Thursday's charges come as Le Pen is searching for a new way forward for National Front after she lost her presidential bid to Emmanuel Macron previous year. Read More »

Here's What Will Be Written on Rev. Billy Graham's Tombstone


Capitol Rotunda this week - a rare distinction afforded to only three other private citizens in American history. The event is by invitation only, and more than 2,000 people, including President Donald Trump , are expected to attend. Though he met every president since Harry Truman and counseled most, Graham grew wary of politics after Watergate. "We can only imagine the lives touched by Billy Graham", Trump continued, describing him as "an ambassador for Christ, who reminded the world of ... Read More »

Train Collision Leaves 10 Dead In Egypt


The Ministry of Health said after the crash that it had deployed 30 ambulances to transfer the injured to several hospitals in the governorate. Egypt's public prosecutor assigned an engineering committee to find out the reasons behind the crash. Read More »

Dalton Public Schools offering support for students after incident Wednesday, investigation continues


The incident comes barely two weeks after the February 14 school shooting incident of Florida, in which, a former student of the school had shot and killed 17 people including three teachers. "I am now totally against it", he said. "He really wanted the students to understand the concept", Zeisig said. Twice in recent years, Dalton police say they encountered the teacher exhibiting odd behavior and wrote in one report that he "may be delusional". Read More »

White House fights report of McMaster ouster as whisper campaign escalates


Biegun, who now serves as vice president of global governmental affairs for the Ford Motor Company, is no stranger to the White House. McMaster's resignation and replacement are being orchestrated by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis, NBC News reported on Thursday, citing five people privy to the matter. Read More »

Richards snips his Jagger vasectomy joke in the bud


However, this time seems like, Richards had to bite his tongue and apologise for an offhand remark made on 74-year-old Jagger during an interview with The Wall Street Journal . 16. The outlet also probed Richards about earlier comments he made about Jagger in his memoir "Life," in which he called Jagger "unbearable". I would like Mick to say, or me or Keith or whoever - 'I don't want to do it any more, ' for whatever reason, and we just say that's it. Read More »

Egypt, with Israel's blessing, doubles number of troops in Sinai


Hundreds of soldiers and policemen were killed in Egypt since the army ousted former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 in response to mass protests against his one-year rule and his now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Egypt's government press centre called for officials and prominent individuals to boycott the BBC on Tuesday over a report on human rights it said was false. Read More »