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Rubio Convinced Cubans Knew About Attacks on Americans

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He argued that the Cuban government is watching American diplomats 24/7 in the most "heavily monitored city in the Western Hemisphere". State Department Acting Assistant Secretary Francisco Palmieri said today that since the expulsion, the Cuban government "has engaged in a pattern of trying to discredit the theories related to these attacks". Read More »

SEBI bars PwC from auditing listed firms for two years

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The punishment is for PwC's failure to find out that outsourcing company Satyam Computer Services was indulging in a billion-dollar fraud which came to light in 2009. The promoters allegedly inflated revenue, fabricated invoices, falsified accounts and income tax returns, and forged fixed deposit receipts to paint a rosy picture of the company's financials. Read More »

Pope calls for world to keep hope alive for migrants and refugees

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After the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, Japan's subsequent surrender ended World War II. A short caption explains the content and origin of the photo, it reads in part: "The young boy's sadness is expressed only in his gesture of biting his lips which are oozing blood". Read More »

Airbus China Appoints Chairman and CEO

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Beijing may also be set to place a large order of Airbus planes as Macron said his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping had confirmed to him that a contract would be finalized shortly. Meanwhile, French beef producers hailed a deal reached during Macron's visit that China would end its embargo on French beef imposed in 2001 after Europe's "mad cow" disease scare of the late 1990s. Read More »

UIDAI allows Airtel Aadhaar re-verification till March 31

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Datar also said he did not know what the Centre was doing and added that he was "clueless" about how a Virtual ID would help address the issue of privacy, especially in rural areas. Apart from the Virtual ID , it has also introduced another "Limited KYC" feature. In a recent online survey, conducted by social engagement platform LocalCircles, 52% of the respondents said they feared that their Aadhaar data might not be safe from unauthorised access by hackers and information sellers. Read More »

Oil tanker still ablaze, search for missing crew continues

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Bad weather at the sea has made the rescue and cleanup efforts hard. "We believe flames would last for two weeks or a month considering previous cases of oil tank accidents", Park Sung-Dong said. The ministry official said authorities suspect the tanker caught fire as soon as it hit the freighter carrying grain. However, it is safe to say that the disaster has the potential to be the worst since 1991, when 260,000 tonnes of oil leaked off the Angolan coast. Read More »

Chandigarh stalking case: BJP leader's son Vikas Barala granted bail

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After facing rejection four times on his bail plea by a trial court, prime accused in Chandigarh stalking case , Vikas Barala, was finally granted bail on Thursday by Punjab and Haryana High Court . It was also argued that the accused belonged to a well-connected political family and it was possible that he may use his clout to influence the trial of the case, if released on bail. Read More »

Yemen's Houthis threaten to block Red Sea shipping lane

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Yemen lies beside the southern mouth of the Red Sea, one of the most important trade routes in the world for oil tankers, which pass near Yemen's shores while heading from the Middle East through the Suez Canal to Europe. The blockade has massively reduced the amount of food and relief reaching the country, global aid groups say, even though the coalition has since allowed certain aid deliveries in. Read More »

Wednesday January 10, 2018

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Denton County is under a winter weather advisory Thursday afternoon, January 11, from 2 p.m. through 8 p.m. Expect some clouds through the day Tuesday with breezy south winds, and a high of 48 in the late afternoon. High: 50. Wind chill values are expected to occasionally fall to zero to minus-15 degrees. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and cold. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. Read More »

Logan Paul Slammed On Twitter By Sophie Turner

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YouTube is removing some of the complete and partial copies of Paul's video when it determines they violate its guidelines, a company representative said in a statement . Now with that said: "Buckle the f*** up, because you're never gonna see a video like this again!" Logan Paul recently went to a forest at the base of Mt. Read More »

Novo Nordisk revises up offer for Ablynx to $3.1 billion

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Shares in Ablynx were suspended on Monday morning in Brussels at the request of the market regulator. Image: Novo Nordisk headquarters in Bagsværd, Denmark. An acquisition would be the first by Novo Nordisk CEO Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen, who took over a year ago. Unfortunately, this offer was again refused by the Board of Directors of Ablynx. Read More »

Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Nostrum Oil & Gas (LON:NOG)

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Zooming in closer on shares of Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc ( NOG .L), we have noted that the Plus Directional Indicator is now above the Minus Directional Indicator. Gen IV Investment Opportunities LLC acquired a new stake in Northern Oil & Gas during the third quarter worth about $989,000. (AMEX: NOG ) presently has a 10 month price index of 0.86429. Read More »

Pakistan name squad for T20 series against New Zealand

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Pakistan's top all-rounder Imad Wasim has been ruled out of the T20 series in New Zealand after the national selectors confirmed that he is yet to recover completely from a knee injury. Furthermore, Sohaib Maqsood was not considered for selection due to back injury and will undergo rehabilitation at the NCA. The side will be captained by wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed. Read More »

DEP halts Mariner 2 Pipeline construction

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The system is expected to begin operation in the second quarter of this year. Under the DEP order , Sunoco must immediately stop all work previously authorized by state DEP permits, which cover all 17 of the Pennsylvania counties spanned by the pipeline , until a slew of conditions are met. Read More »

Trudeau ducks chatting about trip to Aga Khan's island

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Ms. Dawson said that should be removed and the test should be whether a gift can reasonably be seen to have been given to influence, regardless of relationships. Dawson ultimately ruled Trudeau and the Aga Khan could not call themselves "friends" as defined under the ethics code. Trudeau later publicly confirmed he was taken there by the Aga Khan's private helicopter. Read More »

China govt destroys mega-church with dynamite

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Police cordoned off the area around the Golden Lampstand Church church in Linfen, Shanxi province, on Sunday before construction workers detonated explosives inside, according to witnesses and the head pastor. Religious groups must register with local religious affairs authorities under Chinese law, the report said, adding the church was illegally constructed almost a decade ago in violation of building codes. Read More »

Plus DI Higher Than Minus DI on Shares of Watsco Inc (WSO)

Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Underweight" rating in Monday, September 25 report. SunTrust initiated the shares of WSO in report on Monday, June 6 with "Buy" rating. Meeder Asset Management Inc reported 448 shares. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Watsco Inc Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $5.57 Per Share (WSO)" was published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. Read More »

Were Analysts Bullish CLS Holdings plc (LON:CLI) This Week?

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Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Moody's's analysts are positive. The stock of SSE plc (LON:SSE) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, October 13 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, February 17 by Liberum Capital. Read More »

School's homework asked for 3 'good,' 3 bad reasons for slavery

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As reported by Click 2 News in Houston , students in an English class at Our Redeemer Lutheran School were handed a group assignment with one question that read as follows: "give three "good" reasons for slavery and three bad reasons". Principal Jim Van Dellen told the outlet that this was assignment was a mistake, though he declined to participate in an on camera interview. While Brown-Berry is satisfied with the steps she and the school are taking to ensure that something like this ... Read More »

Democratic, GOP Florida Lawmakers Regret Affair

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We have sought the forgiveness of our families, and also seek the forgiveness of our constituents and God. Both Braynon and Flores are married. The website floresbraynonaffair.com claimed the videos showed Flores entering Braynon's apartment multiple times back in April. Read More »

New pass mark criteria for ICSE, ISC, check here

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Check Below CISCE ISC 12th Date Sheet 2018 or ISC 12th Exam Routine 2018 or ISC 12th Exam Schedule 2018 and download or save it on your Mobile /PC. The practical examination for Class 12 will be held from 9 am to 12 pm. ICSE exams will conclude on April 2. The ICSE or Class X examinations will begin on 26 February and end on 28 March and the ISC or Class XII examination will commence on 7 February and end on 2 April. Read More »

MSNBC Interview Goes off the Rails With NSFW Question to Anthony Scaramucci

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During his Thursday television appearances, The Mooch also pushed back on some of the allegations found in the new book 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , ' written by Michael Wolff. The two have had a contentious relationship in the past; shortly after he was sacked, Scaramucci said Bannon was hurting President Trump's agenda . These issues and more [VIDEO ]were discussed during a January 4 interview with Scaramucci on MSNBC . Read More »

Two Democratic senators will be sworn-in on Wednesday

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Smith, who served as her state's lieutenant governor, was appointed by Minnesota's governor to replace Franken . Franken announced his resignation in December amid mounting pressure to step down in light of growing allegations of sexual misconduct against women before and after he joined the Senate. Read More »

Cramer decides not to run for Senate

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It was Heitkamp, who won a tight race over Berg five years ago. The men met on January 2 in the Oval Office. The North Dakota Senate race is a top priority for Republicans this year. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, to run for reelection - even organizing a trip to Utah past year largely to court him. In Ohio, state Treasurer Josh Mandel ― the GOP's top recruit to take on Sen. Read More »

More Killed in Traffic Crashes Over New Year's Weekend than Previous Year

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During the duration of the holiday weekend, which saw increased DUI patrols, UHP stopped a total of 2,220 vehicles. Neither of the accidents was believed to involve an impaired driver, a CHP news release stated. In 2017, deputies responded to 21 fatal collisions that killed 22 people. State troopers arrested 284 people for driving under the influence during the three-day New Year's holiday from Saturday through Monday, authorities announced Wednesday. Read More »

Democrats seek probe into Sen. Klein allegations

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The Senate has an ethics committee, but officials say it lacks the jurisdiction under Senate rules to investigate Klein because of Senate rules and the fact that the alleged victim, now more than two years off the Senate payroll, never brought a complaint. Read More »

Matt Rhule elects to remain at Baylor

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Ford Stadium on November 6, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. The Colts have kept their interview list close to the chest, but there have been reports the team looked at Matt Nagy, who recently took the Bears head coaching position. Rhule, 42, was also the offensive line coach for the New York Giants in 2012. There's always a surprise candidate for an National Football League head coaching vacancy, and this year that candidate is way off the radar. Read More »

MEA confirms India, Pak NSAs met in Thailand to discuss terror

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FATF is an inter-governmental body established with an objective to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. He said while India believed that "terror and talks cannot go together but talks on terror can definitely go ahead". Raveesh made it clear that the meeting date of the NSAs was pre-decided. Read More »

World's Highest Paid Player Quits China

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Tevez has now returned to Boca for a third time, signing a two-year deal, and is hoping he can still make Argentina's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It may explain his comment at Tuesday's press conference when he reflected on his return to Boca, "As I won, I also lost". That Shenhua salvaged the season by winning the Chinese FA Cup against SIPG without Tevez featuring in either leg of the final speaks volumes. Read More »

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 »