Thursday February 22-nd, 2018

Zinke: 'I had absolutely nothing to do with' Whitefish contract Zinke: 'I had absolutely nothing to do with' Whitefish contract

Whitefish spokesman Ken Luce said the deal was secured when its chief executive and co-owner, Andy Techmanski, flew to Puerto Rico on September 26, six days after Hurricane Maria tore into the bankrupt US territory and knocked out power to all 3.4 mi...

Assad regime responsible for Syria chemical attack — United Nations experts

Instead, "the report has diametrically opposite conclusions derived by some anonymous research centers and 'independent experts, ' which lack convincing proof to be backed". Russia, an ally of Assad , claims that the sarin found in Khan Shaykhun is ...

Russia's Putin oversees four nuclear-capable ballistic missile test fires Russia's Putin oversees four nuclear-capable ballistic missile test fires

According to the Russian Defence Ministry, during the drill, which was conducted on Thursday, a Topol ICBM fired from the Plesetsk launchpad in northwestern Russia hit a designated target on the Kura firing range on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the far...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Stock Skids on Falling Q3 Profit Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Stock Skids on Falling Q3 Profit

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 8.77%. Now the stock price is moving -45.51% off from the highest level of twelve months and 25.88% above from twelve months low. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) last announced it...

US Congress passes budget, paving way for tax debate US Congress passes budget, paving way for tax debate

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady said Tuesday his goal is to release tax legislation on November 1 if Congress votes this week to adopt the budget vehicle, a critical step to passing tax changes without Democratic support. We don't have a ...

Decades-old case of missing Sullivan County woman closed Decades-old case of missing Sullivan County woman closed

A woman who disappeared from upstate NY subsequent to being dropped off for a regular checkup 42 years back has been discovered experiencing dementia and living in a helped living office in MA, experts said. The state police investigators asked...

Hong Kong, Singapore Make Deal on Blockchain, Trade Finance Hong Kong, Singapore Make Deal on Blockchain, Trade Finance

Late previous year, the HKMA together with banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered tested the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT), also known as blockchain, to build a trade finance platform. Speaking at the Hong Kong FinTech Week's panel ...

Indian Army court-martials soldier who strayed across LoC during surgical strikes

Chavan was tried by a General Court Martial and has pleaded guilty to desertion. Official sources said the Army court sentenced Chavan to almost three months in prison, but that the quantum of punishment is yet to be approved by the appropriate aut...

Police investigating after gun scare on King West Police investigating after gun scare on King West

The building was found to be empty about three hours later. "The emergency task force went into the building and didn't find anyone with a gun", said Toronto police constable Rob Reid. "A call of that nature we always take very seriously and I ca...

Government bringing stringent consumer protection law: Modi Government bringing stringent consumer protection law: Modi

The Prime Minister informed that the government is in process of enacting a new Consumer Protection Act keeping in view the business practices and requirements of the country. Here are 5 things about the upcoming consumer protection law, as reveale...

Day After Indictment, Spota Says He Plans To Retire Day After Indictment, Spota Says He Plans To Retire

Longtime Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and a top assistant have been indicted by the feds for trying to cover up a disgraced police chief's brutal beating of a suspect. Burke pleading guilty to the beating and ultimately being senten...

Swiss couple attacked in Agra: Three arrested; Centre, UP govt condemn incident Swiss couple attacked in Agra: Three arrested; Centre, UP govt condemn incident

The assault wounded Jeremy Clerc who was taken to Delhi's Apollo Hospital where the doctors told he suffered a skull fracture and a clot in his brain along with a nerve damage in his ear resulting in a partial hearing loss. "We met the couple, th...

Tampa police to release new video from Seminole Heights murders Tampa police to release new video from Seminole Heights murders

Three people have been gunned down in that area since October 9; all within a one-mile radius. News outlets report that Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn addressed the officers Wednesday afternoon during a roll call in the Seminole Heights neighborhood wh...

Ukrainian lawmaker wounded in vehicle blast in Kiev

The investigators have found that unknown persons had planted a bomb in a parked motorcycle, which was detonated when lawmaker Mosiychuk and his bodyguards were passing by. Mosiychuk himself has fought against the insurgents as part of the Azov Batta...

Davis Davis urged to guarantee MPs a vote before Brexit Davis Davis urged to guarantee MPs a vote before Brexit

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said the pair's statements had added to the "confusion and chaos over the government's approach to the Brexit negotiations". The bill, described as one of the most important pieces of legislation for nearly ...

Convince local militants to surrender, Mehbooba to cops Convince local militants to surrender, Mehbooba to cops

Addressing a gathering at Police Training School Manigam in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, Mehbooba said, "Police should not attack the militant's families as militants are attacking the policemen's families". Mehbooba said that our worker w...

Veere Di Wedding's new poster reveals an important detail about the film Veere Di Wedding's new poster reveals an important detail about the film

No, we aren't talking about any real-life wedding, but Shashanka Ghosh's Veere Di Wedding . Rhea Kapoor postponed the shooting for Veere Di Wedding for Kareena as she wanted no one else to fill in her shoes in the film, and her fans can not wait...

Trump to allow states to expand drone use

While the Obama administration began allowing some drone activity to take place in U.S. airspace, a fair amount of restrictions were still applicable. The US is still figuring out how best to manage drone technology. Currently, drone companies have...

Twitter just banned Russia Today and Sputnik ads over election meddling Twitter just banned Russia Today and Sputnik ads over election meddling

The ad restriction applies only to RT , an English-language TV broadcaster that receives financial support from the Russian government, and Sputnik , a news agency and online news outlet. Based on its findings, RT spent $274,100 in US ads in 2016...

James Haskell posts cryptic Alan Partridge clip after England snub James Haskell posts cryptic Alan Partridge clip after England snub

Later, Haskell suggested on Twitter that he would be open to playing for the Barbarians against New Zealand on November 4 now he would not be involved with England . Maybe there's no place for veteran back-row forwards . Solomona, who earned his ...

Pak wants good relations with USA based on mutual respect: FM Pak wants good relations with USA based on mutual respect: FM

While talking about United States role in fight against terrorism, Asif said even the commanders of CENTCOM failed in Afghanistan . Washington has previously accused Islamabad of helping the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani-network militants - all...

Tesla delivers solar power to Puerto Rico hospital Tesla delivers solar power to Puerto Rico hospital

Tesla installed an array of solar panels at Hospital del Niño in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Separately, the financial oversight board of Prepa, Puerto Rico's indebted utility, announced Wednesday that it would name Noel Zamot , a member of the board a...

Sherri Papini Kidnap Suspects Sketches Released Sherri Papini Kidnap Suspects Sketches Released

On Wednesday , the Shasta County Sheriff's Office released new details in the mysterious case, saying that the DNA of two other people was found on Papini when she was discovered partially clothed and shackled alongside Interstate 5 on Thanksgivin...

George Bush Senior's second apology after sex assault claims George Bush Senior's second apology after sex assault claims

According to Deadspin , actress Jordana Grolnick said the alleged incident happened in August 2016 when she was appearing in The Hunchback of Notre Dame at a me theatre, which was attended by Mr Bush and his wife, Barbara. Deadspin was also abl...

Norwegian Officials Say Russian Helicopter 'Gone Down' In Arctics Norwegian Officials Say Russian Helicopter 'Gone Down' In Arctics

The Norwegian rescue center's northern branch is coordinating a search and rescue operation. "Their fate is unknown", the emergencies services said. He added that there was poor visibility and heavy snowfall in the region. Russia's consul there said ...

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