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European Union top lawyer says Romania must accept gay partners

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Coman said in an interview in November, when the European court, based in Luxembourg , began examining the case. "While Member States are free to provide for marriage between persons of the same sex in their domestic legal system or not, they must fulfil their obligations under the freedom of movement of European Union citizens", he said. Read More »

Arizona's firebrand 'Sheriff Joe' is running for Senate

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Arpaio's positions on immigration and treatment of prisoners while sheriff made him a national conservative celebrity and liberal foe. Which is why Roberts, the columnist, thinks Arpaio can't win the general election. "He's proven he can definitely raise the money to be competitive and ruin a major campaign here for the U.S. Senate seat.", Welch continued. Joe Arpaio went on Fox & Friends. Read More »

Nebraska state veteran care workers to get 20 percent raise

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He said the state has been preparing for this. "In the spirit of cooperation, we come together each year to accomplish the priorities that matter most to Nebraskans", Ricketts said during his fourth annual address. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced that he will propose a budget plan that would cut off taxpayer funding to health clinics that perform abortions such as Planned Parenthood. Read More »

Ohio State Basketball: Chris Holtman's Buckeyes deserves attention

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If the first portion of the schedule reflects the team the Buckeyes are in Big Ten play, they're in a good position; they will beat the teams they should beat and give Purdue a run for their money. Dobbins splitting carries. Jae'Sean Tate , C.J. Jackson and Kam Williams also scored in double-digits. In that game, be on the lookout for Mitchell scoring 3,000 points. Read More »

Putin says 'shrewd and mature' North Korean leader has 'won this round'

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Trump and Kim have traded bellicose rhetoric and crude insults over the past year, as North Korea has accelerated weapons tests and appears on the cusp of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the US mainland. North Korean Kim Jong-un attends a music concert for the Attendants of the 5th Conference of Cell Chairpersons of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) held in Pyongyang on December 29, 2017. Read More »

Shilpa cries after Akash gets evicted

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Bigg Boss then announces that Akash Dadlani has been evicted from the house. It is to be seen whether their apprehension turns out to be true or whether it's just a ploy by Shilpa's publicists to seek more votes for her. The grand finale is going to be aired on January 14, which is this Sunday. He not only shares his opinions about the show on Twitter but actively promotes Shilpa Shinde and her fan clubs on his account. Read More »

$1.09 EPS Expected for Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)

It has underperformed by 12.66% the S&P500. Hwg Holdings Lp decreased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 99.06% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advsrs Asset Incorporated has invested 0.03% in Magellan Midstream Partners , L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Covenant Multifamily Offices Ltd holds 2.76% or 53,054 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

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About 2.68M shares traded or 20.48% up from the average. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 25.41% the S&P500. Fdx Advisors Incorporated reported 23,725 shares. Gamco Et Al has 0% invested in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM). CEO Daniel Och agreed to pay $2.2 million as part of that settlement, and the SEC said it would assess a penalty against CFO Joel Frank at a later date. Read More »

Turkey Slams US Conviction Of Turkish Banker, Warns Of Impact On Relations

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The conclusion of the trial against Mehmet Hakan Atilla , the deputy director general of Halkbank, has done nothing to ease the frictions it has inflamed between the US and Turkey, however. They're blaming the judge. On Thursday, Erdogan's office came out hard against the decision. In reaction to recent protests in some cities in Iran , Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday that Turkey regarded Iran's stability and security as that ... Read More »

Ashes captaincy in Australia? Bring it on again, says Root

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It's really important that next time we come here, we don't look at it in a daunted way, or feel like there's a massive gap between the two sides, because if we do things in the right way we've got a really good chance next time round. "You'd love Mitchell Starc to be playing, there's no doubt about it", McGrath said on Tuesday. "So I think he'll fit in pretty seamlessly and here at the SCG". Read More »

Mercedes-Benz GLS Class Not Holding Anything Back From Detroit

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It may be an entry-level model, but that doesn't mean Mercedes scrimped on technology for the A-Class. Mercedes is also expected to reveal what to expect for the new A-Class series. The new system can learn a driver's preferences via artificial intelligence. If the navigation system detects a route frequently driven, the navigation will start to that location, or if the driver regularly listens to a particular radio station at a certain time, it will switch over to that station at the proper ... Read More »

3700 arrested during protests in Iran: MP

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In the wake of the demonstrations and the regime's brutal attempts to suppress them, President Barack Obama repeatedly failed to express America's solidarity with the Iranian protesters. "However, I do not think the feeling of dissent toward the regime and level of disgust for the political and economic situation has gone away". The Supreme Leader is commander-in-chief of the armed forces and appoints the heads of the judiciary. Read More »

UK: Former PM Blair urges Labour to oppose Brexit

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Blair's comments come in an article published today (4 January) on his Institute for Global Change website . Asked on Channel 4 News whether he expected Mr Corbyn to switch to support for a second referendum, the former Cabinet minister said: "I do, because what will happen over the course of the next nine months to a year is that increasingly the terms on which we leave the European Union will become associated with Theresa May and the hard-right of the Conservative Party". Read More »

Hyundai's new hydrogen-powered auto will be called the Nexo

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Hyundai claimed its Nexo boasts higher performance than other hydrogen vehicles now available on the market, including Toyota's Mirai, and can run 600 km with a single charge, which takes just five minutes. LFA automatically adjusts steering to help keep the auto centred in its lane at speeds between 0 and 90 miles per hour on both highways and city streets. Read More »

Magnitude 4.7 quake hits western Iran

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The USGS says the preliminary magnitude of six of the temblors was at least 5, while the seventh was a magnitude 4. ISNA said the five injured were in Kermanshah province, and state television reported no major damage. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Iran sits atop several fault lines and has been hit by a series of earthquakes in recent weeks. Read More »

France signs deals with China

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Macron said details have yet to be completed and he gave no financial figures. France and China have promoted themselves as leaders in fighting global warming following Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreements. China also agreed to lift a 16-year-old embargo on French beef within six months, Macron said. New orders for Airbus jetliners have historically featured during such visits by French leaders. Read More »

Macron to plan law to fight fake news on the Net

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President Donald Trump has hinted of a possible U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers - Britain, China, France , Germany, Russia and the United States - that was a signature foreign policy achievement of the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama. Read More »

How will Congress fund health insurance for children — The CHIP showdown

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At least, that's the best guess for state officials. Some states could run out of money sooner. The CMS hasn't yet told them what their share of that latest appropriation will be. But this does not provide the security that stable, long-term CHIP funding can provide for our kids and their families. "This just kicks the can down the road", Woodruff said. Read More »

DOJ's pot memo creates big decision for US Attorneys

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Attorneys to use previously established prosecutorial principles". That survey and another conducted by Strategic Marketing & Research Insight group showed that " recreational cannabis is of limited interest to US leisure travelers and is not a motivator of travel to a destination", Wooden said . Read More »

Courtney Act Joins 'Celebrity Big Brother' in the UK!

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Live your life how you damn well please. Viewers were also delighted to see 82-year-old Corrie legend Amanda Barrie as a housemate. Showbiz correspondent Iain Lee - covering for Richard Arnold - asked Ben: 'Some very interesting people going in (to the house), Ann Widdecombe , hasn't she been on here she would never go on it? "She's back!" a surprised Amanda Barrie then said as Emma was seen running across the studio in front of them waving her spangly mic in the air and laughing at ... Read More »

5 officers killed in Kenya Al-Shabaab attack

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The statement said USA forces would continue to use all authorised and appropriate measures to protect the United States, its partners and interests, and deny safe haven to terrorists. The U.S. military carried out more than 30 drone strikes past year against al-Shabab and fighters linked to the Islamic State group after the Trump administration approved expanded operations in the Horn of Africa nation . Read More »

Marcelo: Real Madrid is sad and f****** sunk

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Numancia striker Guillermo scored a brace at the Santiago Bernabeu as Real Madrid were held 2-2 in the second leg of their last-16 Copa del Rey tie, Zinedine Zidane's side progressing 5-2 on aggregate. The frustrating thing is the goal before half-time and another right at the end. "It wasn't easy for the players who get less game time ". Until the 31st we will see, but not at the moment, why? Real returned to winning ways when they beat lowly Numancia 3-0 in the Copa Del Rey ... Read More »

Fodder scam: Court to pronounce sentence tomorrow

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The court postponed the verdict in wake of fall of advocate Vindeshwari Parsad. Earlier today the court had found RJD leaders Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, Tejashwi Yadav and Manoj Jha guilty of contempt of court. The case pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury between 1991 and 1994. "The court, when deciding one's guilt or while determining the quantum of punishment for a convicted criminal does not take into account the person's caste". Read More »

No visitors, no dahi chura, Lalu complains of being treated as commoner

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Lalu's son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said in Patna a bail plea will also be moved in the high court. Lalu appeale judge Shiv Pal Singh to look into the issue of allowing more visitors in jail. He said Lalu Prasad Yadav did not fear law and was a habitual wrong doer and this time he did not desist from fixing even the jail. Yadav also complained of being treated like a "common prisoner", in reply to which Singh asserted that the law will treat everyone equally. Read More »

Hogan Announces State Lawmaker Term Limit Bill

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Those are the conclusions of a new Gonzales Research poll on Maryland politics. Pollster Patrick Gonzales says Hogan's support among Democrats, who outnumber Republican in voter registration, stands at 61 percent. Hogan walloped all three Democrats in Western Maryland and on the Eastern Shore, with margins nearing or surpassing 60 points. In a contest against former NAACP national president Ben Jealous, Hogan is ahead 49 percent to 36 percent, with 15 percent undecided. Read More »

Is Buying JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Here a Winning Strategy?

The stock traded on impressive volume of 13.29 Million comparing to the average volume of 12864.58 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. Jefferies maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. As per Monday, January 4, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $190 target in Wednesday, November 15 report. Read More »

Israel threatens to jail or deport African migrants

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The denial came a day after Israel launched the programme to force some 38 000 migrants, mainly Eritreans and Sudanese, to leave the country. Any migrant in the country who agrees to be sent to their home country or to a third country by March 2018 will receive $3,500, plus funds for their flight and assistance in arranging travel documents. Read More »

Auburn center Austin Wiley ineligible until 2018-19 season

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Auburn officials announced before the season opener against Norfolk State on November 10 that Wiley and forward Danjel Purifoy were being held out of competition because of concerns about their eligibility. "I think more getting an opportunity to go this summer to Italy and begin the process of playing together, trusting, respecting enjoying each other had a lot more to do than simply the adversity", Pearl said. Read More »

European Union urge Kenya to undertake electoral reforms and ease tensions

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Key recommendations include reforms aimed at improving resilience of independent institutions, inclusive legal reform, improved ICT arrangements and Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) oversight. "The fact that Kenya is not in a war situation can be attributed to the Kenyan people, " she said. It also accuses Jubilee leaders of "harsh rhetoric against the Judiciary" and "intimidation of civil society", both of which were "not consistent with global commitments and good ... Read More »