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LA Clippers beat Denver Nuggets 109-104


The Denver Nuggets are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. After Barton answered two free throws by Milos Teodosic with a jumper, Teodosic hit a 3-pointer to give Los Angeles a 99-96 lead. The Nuggets rank 29th in points off turnovers allowed per game (19.5). Los Angeles ranks 21st in steals allowed per game (8.4). Denver blitzed Dallas from the get-go by going on a 10-4 run to open the quarter which extended their lead to 40-31. Read More »

GOP Reps Demand Immediate Release of 'Shocking,' 'Troubling' Memo on FISA Abuses


The document allegedly pertains to Fusion GPS's role obtaining the highly suspect Steele dossier for the Democratic National Committee. "The facts contained in this memo are jaw-dropping and demand full transparency". "Part of me wishes that I didn't read it because I don't want to believe that those kinds of things could be happening in this country that I call home and love so much", Meadows said. Read More »

Two fishermen feared dead after boat CAPSIZES


A search and rescue operation was launched in Loch Fyne on the evening of Thursday January 18 after a fishing boat capsized. "Two crew members are now missing". The rescued man has been taken to hospital, where his condition is not known. Inspector Julie McLeish added: "At this time, Police Scotland is supporting the search operation". Read More »

Republicans are attempting to save lots of DACA; Democrats must act


Introduced by the Obama administration in 2012, DACA allows people who arrived in the U.S. illegally as children the right to work, study and live there. Two of Trump's congressional allies who were present at that meeting sought to push a different version of events during appearances on the Sunday talk shows. Read More »

How congestion pricing could impact the entire state


For years de Blasio has dismissed prior congestion pricing proposals as a "regressive tax" on the outer boroughs and on low-income auto owners. "We may need elements of both of these ideas to get to that ultimate solution". Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) stated: "I am not in favor of congestion pricing, particularly since this plan does not address the fairness of toll equity on bridges throughout the rest of the boroughs". Read More »

Trump says government shutdown 'could happen'


Trump has blamed Democrats for the shutdown and argued it will be "devastating to our military", though members of the military are largely exempt from shutdowns as they are considered essential services. That would be an indication the government is open, even if he signs the actual bill later on. But Democrats are holding out for a deal that addresses the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA. Read More »

West Somerset one of the worst places for finding an ATM


More than 200 areas across the United Kingdom already have a "poor" number of machines available for the public to use, with 123 postcode districts having no cash point at all, the consumer group found. Which? Is urging the Payments Systems Regulator to conduct an urgent review to determine the impact Link's proposed changes could have on consumers. Read More »

White House officials hold briefing on possible government shutdown


If Congress does not pass a funding bill by midnight, the federal government will enter a partial shutdown . White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the Office of Management and Budget is "preparing for what we're calling a Schumer shutdown", slamming Democrats for obstructing a path to averting the imminent government shutdown . Read More »

DACA in limbo as Trump and lawmakers point fingers


Camille Mackler is director of legal initiatives at the New York Immigration Coalition, an advocacy group. Young immigrants have been granted temporary protection from deportation - as U.S. Sen. Guerrero said her group thinks the Hurd-Aguilar bill addresses border security in a responsible way. And, remember, these are some of the most productive members of our community, including accountants, collegiate and professional athletes, medical students, lawyers, teachers and members of our ... Read More »

Mattis warns of 'growing threats' from Russia, China


The new defense strategy follows on from Trump's national security strategy that he released last month which, similarly, highlights the role of China and Russian Federation in the global security environment. Mattis said budgetary confusion has led to a failure in lethality. The document said that global alliances would be critical for the US military, by far the world's best-resourced. Read More »

Trump blames Democrats for possible government shutdown

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday night that, if approved by the Senate and signed into law, would fund the government until February 16. White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah issued a statement pushing to keep the government funded and didn't mention CHIP. "We'd still like to see a clean funding bill, a two-year budget deal", she said. Read More »

India beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets


On a sunny day, Zimbabwe captain Liam Roche had no second thoughts in batting first after winning the toss but the Zimbabweans found it tough to get going against a quality Indian bowling line-up, led by the fast bowling duo Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Read More »

Modi govt 'caught snoozing' while China occupying Doklam: Congress


It may be recalled that past year, a face-off situation that had arisen in the Doklam region, was resolved following diplomatic discussions between India and China, based on which both sides arrived at an understanding for the disengagement of their border personnel at the face-off site", said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. Read More »

North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'


The Winter Olympics opening ceremony may not be the only parade North Korea is planning on participating in next month. North Korea said the art troupe will comprise 80 orchestra members and 60 members who sing and dance. President Donald Trump traded threats of war and crude insults against each other. The two Koreas earlier agreed to march under a "unified Korea" flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South. Read More »

Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP)

About 549,517 shares traded. Lpl Finance Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP ). It has outperformed by 98.09% the S&P500. Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) has risen 114.79% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Sentinel Asset holds 53,679 shares. Principal Financial Gru invested 0% in Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP). Read More »

Pele taken to hospital with exhaustion


Brazil football great Pele has been taken to hospital after collapsing with severe exhaustion. "He is on fluids while doctors monitor his recovery", the FWA said in a statement. This is not his first battle with his health in recent years, however. Pele also won the World Cup with the Selecao in 1958, 1962 and 1970, and remains the only player to win it on three occasions. Read More »

Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater


Comey, 57 - who was sacked previous year by President Trump - will begin a non-tenured position as an executive professor of education, officials at the Williamsburg, Va. He understands to the core of his being that our leaders must have an abiding commitment to ethical behavior and sacrificial service if we are to have good government. Read More »

Pier 1 Imports (PIR) and Mitel Networks Corp (MITL) Under Limelight

However looking at valuation ratios the stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 13.48. Pier 1 Imports's quarterly revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter previous year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.07) earnings per share. Having a peek at growth estimates of the company, Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR ) has current quarter growth estimates of -41.2% however it has -50% estimations over growth for the next ... Read More »

Jayamol collapses in court, says she single-handedly killed her son


Meanwhile according to the statement given by Jaya Mol to the police, she strangled her son using a shawl, as the duo had a tiff over property issues in the kitchen of the house on Monday night. But she told officers that the body fell apart when she burnt it and she carried all the parts to the empty plot. Jayamol before three days reported to the local police station stating that her 15year old son is missing.But it was only on Wednesday that police located Jeethu's half-burned body near ... Read More »

IS recruit from Kannur killed in Syria


His accomplice Abdul Khayyoom, who is an ISIS recruiter in Kannur, informed his family about his death on January 17 in Syria. In statements to the press, P.P. The SDPI activist was also one of the accused in the murder of CPM worker Bineesh in 2009. There have been reports of almost 15 persons from Kannur district who have joined the terrorist outfit over a period of time. Read More »

Custodial death: CBI handed probe, brother ends marathon protest


Ever since Sreejeev's death, his younger brother Sreejith has been on an indefinite agitation seeking a CBI probe into the matter. The state government had also in July a year ago written to the Centre for a CBI investigation as some police personnel were accused in the case registered in Parassala police station. Read More »

Russian Federation not going to join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lavrov


U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres earlier Thursday spoke of the "global anxieties" about nuclear weapons, singling out the Korean Peninsula as the "most tense and risky peace and security challenge" today. It is Russian Federation that has gone to great lengths at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in the Hague to prevent the Assad regime from being held accountable for its actions."Russia vetoed the renewal of the JIM in November, arguing that the investigators ... Read More »

2 boys arrested for vandalism that killed 500k bees


The boys aged 12 and 13 are charged with three offences. A die-off of pollinating honey bees in recent years has caused concerned among scientists. The boys, who can not be identified because they are minors, were charged with criminal mischief, agricultural animal facilities offences, burglary, aggravated misdemeanour and possession of burglar's tools. Read More »

How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?


David Axelrod, who served as one of Obama's top advisers in the White House , said on Twitter Tuesday: "I knew Dr. Ronny Jackson in the White House". "The President does take some Ambien on occasion" when he travels overseas, Jackson said. Well, we wish Mr President finds himself in an even better health soon. Read More »

More vehicles recalled due to deadly Takata airbags


So if you are an owner of a Honda auto, check at the link above to find out if your vehicle is part of the recall in India. The City forms a majority of that figure (22,084 units), with 510 units of the Accord and 240 examples of the Jazz also being covered by this campaign. Read More »

EPS for Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Expected At $1.51

Toronto Dominion Bank increased its stake in Packaging Corp Of America by 12.4% in the 2nd quarter. About 333,537 shares traded. Packaging Corporation of America's dividend payout ratio is 54.19%. Stephens began coverage on shares of Packaging Corp Of America in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock of Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 13. Read More »

Hospitalized in Serious Crash on Route 24 in Avon


At 2:07 a.m., the Avon Fire Department reacted to Route 24 northbound preceding Harrison Boulevard and found a genuine two-auto collision. The crash caused the cars to go off the highway and two people were thrown outside of the auto, the fire department said. Read More »

Storm caused 90 mn euros in damage: Dutch insurers


A 68-year-old lorry driver was killed in a storm-related accident in Lippstadt, western Germany, police said . In Rotterdam, shipping containers were toppled and entire roofs ripped off homes. A man only known as Westnetz, spokesman for the energy company said that some 100,000 people in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and in the northern state of Lower Saxony were left without power. Read More »

(OXY) Shares Sold by GSA Capital Partners LLP

Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) has risen 22.43% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500. Bollard Group Llc decreased its stake in Occidental Petroleum Corp ( OXY ) by 85.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

House Intel delays Hope Hicks interview in Russian Federation investigation


In the book, Bannon is quoted as describing a June 2016 meeting between Trump associates, including the president's son Donald Trump Jr., his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and a Russian lawyer, as "treasonous" and "unpatriotic". A House committee aide declined comment on media reports that Bannon could return to testify again as soon as Thursday. Steve Bannon was sacked from his White House job in August as the president sought to bring more order to his staff operations. Read More »

Fake news or not?


Flake said on "Morning Joe" that he wasn't likening Trump to the Soviet strongman, but of course he was. "To dismiss their work as fake news is an affront to their commitment and their sacrifice". He has mentioned that certain true facts that have been reported by various news outlets are not true, despite the fact that the journalists used sources and fact-checkers to ensure that the truth is there. Read More »

Rain Chances Increasing into Friday


Friday , Jan. 19 - A 20 percent chance of showers. Tonight: Mostly clear with a low near 32 degrees. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour. Northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. South wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90%. With the clouds is a 60 per cent chance of flurries and freezing drizzle. Read More »