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US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban


In a 175 page petition , the administration is asking the nation's highest court to overturn Judge William Alsup , a liberal Californian federal judge, in his bid to force the U.S. The president has been pushing Democrats to trade the preservation of the program in exchange for billions in funding for his border wall and tougher immigration rules . Read More »

Shut down the shutdown


U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin , a Republican from the 2nd District, voted for the House bill and Rep. Chellie Pingree , a Democrat from the 1st District, opposed it. The military is now paid through February 1. So the troops just received a paycheck, and they wouldn't be due for another one until February 1. Social Security and other federal benefit programs and the military would continue operating, but many federal workers would be barred from work or not paid for their work during ... Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder at Cleveland Cavaliers — Saturday Afternoon NBA


And they did it against a now 13-32 Orlando team that was without starting center Nikola Vucevic (fractured hand) and key reserve Arron Afflalo (suspended ). Remember when Tyronn Lue warned that the Cavaliers would be "embarrassed" by the Warriors Monday if they didn't get their act together for that game? The Cavs were absolutely putrid in being outscored 33-17 in the third period. Read More »

Trump Won't Leave DC Until Government Shutdown Averted

However, Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday: "This is like giving you a bowl of doggy doo, put a cherry on top, and call it a chocolate sundae". When has the government shut down before? That tally dramatically increases the chances of a shutdown after Friday's midnight deadline. And women are 16 points more apt than men to say they'd blame Trump and the GOP . Read More »

Twitter Finds 1062 More Accounts Linked to Russian Agency


The social media company said it's emailing notifications to 677,775 people in the USA who followed one of these accounts or retweeted or liked a Tweet from these accounts during the election period, according to a blog post Friday. Twitter says it's now uncovered more accounts and new information on the wide-reaching Russian cyberintelligence campaign. Twitter suspended the accounts, some of which were run by humans, so it will not tell each user what tweets they interacted with. Read More »

President Trump addresses March for Life


As a Southern Baptist, I believe that life is a precious gift from God, a gift that begins at conception. "To all of you marching - you have my full support!" The president added: "We see that all the time". Bush and President George W. Bush all addressed the march via telephone or a radio hookup from the Oval Office, with their remarks broadcast to the crowd. Read More »

Rand Paul's Attacker Pleads Guilty To Felony


Attorney's Office for the Southern District of IN announced Friday. Boucher admitted to the assault but denied that it was politically motivated, according to Minkler's office. Neighbors told reporters after the incident that Boucher had long resented what he called Paul's haphazard landscaping. Boucher has signed a plea agreement in the case, but as of the announcement of the charges on Friday no court date for a guilty plea had been set. Read More »

NZ PM Ardern says she is pregnant


The PM spent Christmas in Gisborne with the Gayford family and got a bit of a feel for being a mum when she held first cousins Harvey Davis and Betty Mitchell in Treble Court. "Obviously, I take very seriously the role of becoming a mum, as does Clarke becoming a dad, but we equally take seriously the role I've taken on as prime minister of New Zealand ". Read More »

Read President Donald Trump's full physical report


Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the test, Jackson said . "I will give 100 thousand dollars to Trump's favorite charity if he will step on an accurate scale with an impartial medical professional, okayed by both of us". The 30-point cognitive exam - which screens for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other cognitive diseases in older adults - takes about 10 minutes for a doctor to administer, is widely regarded as an early and easy way to determine whether someone is showing signs of dementia, ... Read More »

Dems Threaten Shutdown As Deadline Looms

Republicans have a 51-49 majority in the Senate. "The feeling among House Republicans is that their chamber did it's job and now it's the Senate's turn to avert a shutdown at midnight Friday", says The Hill . The official who confirmed today's travel is off did not address the president's plans for the remainder of the weekend. "Whether there is a government shutdown or not is entirely up to them". Read More »

Plowing up the statistics on: The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)


Northcoast Research upgraded shares of Kroger from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Seventeen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More »

Could Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (OHI) Go Up After Making Yearly Low?


Omega Healthcare Investors Inc has a 52 week low of $26.06 and a 52 week high of $35.14. Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. Gartner, Inc. (IT) has risen 15.57% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Omega Healthcare Investors had a net margin of 17.61% and a return on equity of 3.92%. Read More »

Telsey Advisory Group Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Dynamic Advisors Solutions Llc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $84.09B market cap company. It is negative, as 69 investors sold COST shares while 383 reduced holdings. VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) by.07% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Supreme Court To Hear Travel Ban 3.0 Challenge In April


The same appeals courts that are evaluating the current policy agreed with the challengers. The conservative-tilting court last month rejected calls for a freeze on the ban, which targets visitors from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, allowing Trump to implement it while it was being challenged in lower courts. Read More »

CCC Volunteers at Cumberland County SPCA in Honor of Martin Luther King


Following Jabier, a panel of Rice professors, student leaders and Pretta VanDible Stallworth from the Houston Community College Board of Trustees shared their thoughts on MLK. King, the National Newspaper Publishers Association 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award recipient, is calling on African American groups, Hispanics, women's organization, the LGBTQ community and others to get out and vote. Read More »

Mexico rejects Trump claim it's the world's 'most risky country'

Whether a deal on immigration is close is still not clear, but Kelly said he's optimistic. " The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it", Trump said . Most experts doubt that a physical wall would do much to reduce the $150 billion in illegal drugs that pour into the country each year. Gutiérrez told reporters that during the meeting, Kelly said that during the presidential campaign, "there were statements made about the wall that were ... Read More »

President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well " on cognitive screening during his recent physical examination. Unless you've been living under a rock, you've likely heard theories that President Trump is rapidly deteriorating mentally and unfit to be in office. Read More »

Over to Senate as House passes stopgap measure

The measure passed the House on a mostly party line 230-197 vote. ABC News says the measure now moves to the Senate , where the math still appears to be a challenge for Republicans , who would need Democratic votes to clear the 60-vote threshold needed to pass it. Read More »

Amazon to decide new location for headquarters, social media responds


As part of the region's joint bid, about a dozen cities submitted proposals to land the second corporate headquarters, which Amazon says would ultimately provide 50,000 jobs , paying on average $100,000 in salary and benefits. Since the company first began searching for a host city in September 2017, more than 230 cities have vied for the winning spot. "I think it could be pretty good and offer a lot of jobs, but especially downtown and central Austin housing prices are going to go ... Read More »

University of Alabama expels student over racist social media tirade


In the first, she is at a sink at a Tuscaloosa bar where she turns off the water, explaining, "We do not waste water.because of the poor people in Syria". As of Wednesday, the videos have been shared and viewed tens of thousands of times on social media. University of Alabama students and alumni chimed in on Twitter, including running back Damien Harris and New York Giants linebacker Landon Collins. Read More »

House Republicans Scramble To Avoid Government Shutdown

The current funding measure expires on Friday. Because the measure will need 60 votes to pass the chamber to break a filibuster, Republican leaders need as many as more than a dozen Democrats. House members had been scheduled to be on recess next week, but many said they weren't going home until they knew there was resolution. House GOP leaders are giving their rank-and-file members the green light to leave Washington Friday after the last vote series of the week set for later this ... Read More »

Steelers will not re-sign OC Todd Haley, report says


Haley has been under fire for quite some time in Pittsburgh . "Some conversations need to be had". "He is out of contract, so this is not a firing", Ian Rapoport said on the NFL Network. "I would like to thank Todd for his contributions to our offense the past six years, and we wish him the best in his coaching future". Pressed about whether Haley's work was satisfactory, Tomlin said he wouldn't have definitive answers as a way to avoid any misinformation. Read More »

CHAN: Nigeria Defeat Libya, Top Group C


That means they will play with two wingers and a top striker, just as they did on Monday, when Lady Luck failed to smile on them. The Eagles will now head to the city of Agadir, where they play debutants Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday. A win against Equatorial Guinea will allow us to stay in the race to qualify for the second round. "Our players are learning the ropes at this tournament". Read More »

Justice Department Wants to Re-Try Mendendez


Sen. Bob Menendez , center, arrives with his children, Alicia Menendez and Robert Menendez Jr., to court for his federal corruption trial in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Sept. The defense argued that the gifts came out of 20 years of friendship and that Menendez's staff mistakenly believed they were exempt from disclosure requirements. Read More »

Hawaii: Employee Who Sent False Missile Alarm 'Temporarily Reassigned'


You can choose to get alers sent to your phone or email and you can also choose which agencies you want to receive alerts from. People should immediately seek shelter in a building "or other substantial structure", once an attack-warning siren sounds, according to guidance the state distributed previously. Read More »

Govt's focus will remain on development: PM Modi


Prime Minister Modi's visit will be of brief 24 hours and focused, said MEA secretary (Economic Relations) Vijay Gokhale. "It will happen only if all parties want it", the prime minister said. "So I have chose to represent the country at the forum". Asked about his habit of keeping a busy schedule, Modi said his doctor friends advise him against it but he can not live without work and wanted to utilise every moment of his life for the country's benefit. Read More »

Trump's New Plans for Iran Deal


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday stressed the importance of an global deal on Iran's nuclear issue on the second anniversary of the implementation of the agreement. But there was no sign of warming relations between the US and Russian Federation during the meeting. Some see this development as akin to the Iran-Contra scandal under Ronald Reagan, where some officials sold weapons to Iran despite an arms embargo in order to fund the Contras in Nicaragua. Read More »

Lindsey Graham: Trump staff 'irrational' about immigration


A closer look at opinions on different groups of immigrants to the US shows little public concern over an influx of people from some of the countries Trump reportedly maligned, although Trump voters were roughly twice as likely to say Africa sends too many immigrants than to say the same about Europe. Read More »

American Airlines' New Shuttle Flights Will Have Free Beer and Wine


American now operates Shuttle service between LGA and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS); LGA and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA); and DCA and BOS. For more information, you can head to the American Airlines website here. In addition to fueling our already insatiable desire to get drunk on every flight, the upcoming American Airlines routes will also allow guests to check in as little as 25 minutes before take off, provided you don't have any checked luggage. Read More »

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY)

Earnings surprises can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. The Company provides offerings in the areas of application value management, application development, integration, independent validation, infrastructure and information management, and analytics services. Read More »