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'Serial stowaway' sneaks past security and flies to UK


Once she got past security, Hartman attempted to board a plane to CT, but she was told to sit down after trying to move around another passenger waiting in line, the Tribune reports. It was only when she arrived... "During the initial investigation it was determined that the passenger was screened at the security checkpoint before boarding a flight". Read More »

Two days after his arrest Egypt presidential hopeful Anan is missing


Prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer Khaled Ali, the last main challenger of incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in Egypt's presidential race, announced Wednesday he has dropped out. Anan kept silent. When Shafiq's candidacy crashed in flames (he and his daughter had been threatened with corruption smears ) the group who attended the meeting shifted their support to Anan. Read More »

Philippines volcano spews ash and lava, 56000+ evacuate


There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries, officials said. More than 30,000 ash masks, along with food, water and medicine, have been sent to the region, but officials have warned that relief supplies may run out by mid-February if the eruption continues and new supplies don't arrive in time. Read More »

Membership momentum threatens to derail SPD coalition plans


Delegates at an SPD party conference voted on Sunday to formally enter negotiations with Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and their regional sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU) of Bavaria. Delegates in Bonn voted 362 to 279 on Sunday in favor of opening the coalition talks. The narrow victory margin - and continued opposition by the party's youth wing - puts pressure on Mr Schulz to secure further concessions from the conservatives on immigration and healthcare, something the ... Read More »

Patriots vs. Eagles Super Bowl 52 Updated Odds & Betting Preview


He will be evaluated by an independent neurologist during that process. Defensive tackle Malcom Brown (foot) is another new addition to the report. At 40, Brady is the oldest starting quarterback in Super Bowl history. I'm not saying that or maybe it couldn't have worked out here. "I think we finally got it right". MGM vice-president of race and sports Jay Rood told ESPN's David Purdum that bets had been split between the favoured New England Patriots and the underdog ... Read More »

I'm 'Looking Forward' to Mueller Interview

In addition to the Russian coordination probe, Mueller is also investigating whether President Trump or any White House officials sought to obstruct justice in the probe. And he may also have been asked about an episode from last February in which Comey says Trump cleared the room of Sessions and other officials before encouraging him to end an investigation into fired national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Stock Price Analysis of Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

Insiders have sold a total of 312,716 shares of company stock valued at $16,218,746 in the last three months. 4,714 are held by Stock Yards Bank Trust Co. Zuckerberg Mark sold $42.50M worth of Facebook, Inc. 53,466 shares valued at $2.83 million were sold by Nalamasu Omkaram on Tuesday, January 2. First Quadrant L P CA reduced its stake in shares of Applied Materials , Inc. Read More »

Sohrabuddin case: CBI to oppose PIL over Shah's discharge


Hearing a petition by a group of court reporters and Mumbai-based Union of Journalists, Justice Revati Mohite-Dere firmly held that the special CBI court overreached its powers in issuing the prohibition on the press. "The press is the most powerful watchdog in the Indian democracy and the interest of the society is in a free press, as press is the eyes and ears of the public who may not have the same access". Read More »

Trump 'looking forward' to questioning


Trump shrugged off questions about Sessions' interview at the White House, telling reporters: "I'm not at all concerned". The AG, in June testimony before the U.S. When asked about the news, a White House official told CNBC, "We're cooperative, support the process and want the special counsel to finish what he's doing, but we don't comment on individual interviews". Read More »

Boris Johnson is 230-year-old Swiss mummy's direct descendant


A decades-old mystery involving the identity of a mummified woman in Switzerland has been solved, unearthing a surprise twist - she's reportedly a relative of Boris Johnson. Scientists made the discovery about Johnson by extracting DNA from the body's big toe. The result were compared with other DNA samples to find that there was a 99.8% probability that the mummy was part of the Bischoff family. Read More »

Suspect arrested after high speed chase ends in violent crash


The suspect reportedly told authorities he considered himself a "sovereign citizen", someone not bound by government laws. After exiting the freeway and crashing, the suspect tried to run away but quickly surrendered. As the SUV approached lights, two DPS vehicles tried to box in the vehicle but the suspect veered to the right and rammed a patrol auto, before continuing at a high speed during Wednesday's chase. Read More »

Trump says he's willing to testify in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe


But the form of an interview with the president needs to be negotiated - whether it is face-to-face, or in writing, or a mix - and Trump told reporters he would listen to his lawyers' advice on how to proceed. Trump, earlier, had hinted that it "seems unlikely" that he would allow Mueller to "interview" him. Prosecutors have interviewed numerous Trump's aides including his closest confidants such as White House Counsel Don McGahn, former chief of staff Reince Priebus and the president's ... Read More »

Super Bowl LII: New England Patriots to wear white jerseys against Eagles


The doctors went in and checked it out and we did things just to kind of check on everything and fortunately, there wasn't any damage that normally comes associated with that. The "home team" also gets first pick of jersey colors - white or navy for the Patriots . The NFC will be represented by the Philadelphia Eagles (13-3), a team that simply dominated the favored (-3.5) Minnesota Vikings by a score of 38-7 in a game played in Philly under near flawless weather conditions. Read More »

President Trump "Looking Forward" to Interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller


Mueller, himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, is also examining the extent of communications between Russians and Trump campaign officials, including a meeting in June 2016 between Trump's son Donald Trump Jr, his son-in-law Jared Kushner, and a Russian lawyer who had allegedly offered them dirt on Trump's election rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton. Read More »

French lawmakers vote for 'right to make mistakes'


He promised a €15 billion reform program for the country that would involve big improvements in education and training."Young people had fallen behind in the education system, and deep changes were needed", he said .The president said bureaucracy in France was being streamlined in order to bring about a more entrepreneurial society, and to encourage innovation and spur risk-takers. Read More »

Gin and tequila boost Diageo sales


All regions contributed to a "broad based organic net sales growth", up 4.2%, across the board, while overall organic volumes grew 1.8%, a result that Diageo said had been "partially offset by adverse exchange" conditions. " We have increased investment behind our brands and expanded organic operating margin through our sustained focus on driving efficiency and effectiveness across the business ". Read More »

Trump Could Soon Face Questioning About Comey's Firing In Russia Probe


Comey was sacked by President Trump in May and later testified that he had refused urgings by Trump to promise his loyalty and drop his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before Congress about contacts between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. The president's lawyers have been talking to Mr Mueller's team about an interview , and the form it might take. Read More »

Karan Johar Student Of The Year 2 Movie First Poster Released


However, the wait for a confirmation will continue, as in the same tweet, the Dharma Productions head honcho said, the leading ladies will be announced next month. Tiger Shroff was confirmed for Student Of The Year 2 in August 2016. Tiger Shroff has a star since his debut, and is known for his action and dancing skills, he will also be seen in Baaghi 2 this year, with his girlfriend Disha Patani. Read More »

White House to unveil immigration plan Monday


Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that managing the shutdown is the "biggest part of the process" for Trump. 'After decades of inaction by Congress, it's time we work together to solve this issue once and for all, ' Sanders said at a news conference. Read More »

Bert van Marwijk to take Australia to FIFA World Cup


The global hunt followed Australian Postecoglou's resignation after the Socceroos beat Honduras in an intercontinental play-off to qualify for Russian Federation. Australia's Asian Cup defence takes place in the United Arab Emirates next January but van Marwijk's appointment is for the World Cup only. At first, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive, in part perhaps because of the drawn out nature of the appointment, or because FFA originally said it wouldn't be announced until mid-February. Read More »

Commuters killed as train derails near Milan


One man on board the train, who spoke anonymously to Il Sole 24ore, said: "Everything was fine, suddenly the train began to shake, then there was a roar and the carriages came out of the tracks". On TV footage, helicopters could be seen taking the injured to nearby hospitals. Witnesses say the train was full of passengers before the accident. Read More »

Video of Park Police shooting on Fort Hunt Road released


Ghaisar then rear-ended him, according to the report, and Mr. Ghaisar drove away. In a four-page police report, released last week, an Uber driver in a Toyota Corolla with a passenger in the backseat reported he was driving southbound on George Washington Parkway when he hit the back of Ghaisar's auto. Read More »

Rohingya crisis: USA diplomat quits advisory panel


After three days of meetings he denounced it as a "cheerleading operation" and accused Ms Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize victor, of lacking moral courage. "[Mr Richardson] talked on a topic outside the agenda of the meetings and went beyond the framework", Mr Htay said. "I like her enormously and respect her". Read More »

Trump Says He's 'Looking Forward' To Speaking With Special Counsel Under Oath


When questioned by reporters yesterday on the matter, Mr Trump said Mr Wray did not resign, adding "he's going to do a good job". The White House initially said that the FBI director's sacking was on the recommendation of the justice department, citing a DOJ memo faulting Mr Comey for his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Read More »

Senators work on immigration deal, with Trump's border wall as sticking point

Later that day, Trump responded by tweeting: "Cryin' Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA ". " Tell them not to worry", Trump said, wearing his dark overcoat en route to the White House residence just hours before he will depart for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Read More »

Pakistan win toss and bat in second New Zealand T20


On Monday, the Black Caps registered their first victory against Pakistan by 7 wickets in hands and 25 balls in spare in the first T20 worldwide match in Wellington. Rance finally broke through in the ninth over, deceiving Ahmed with a slower ball that carried straight to Colin de Grandhomme on the boundary. Mitchell Santner (37) and Ben Wheeler (30) tried to rally the Black Caps but the required run rate became increasingly onerous and New Zealand lost its final wicket to the second ... Read More »

Trump willing to be questioned `under oath` in Russian Federation probe

Once an investigation was set up to look into Russia's impact on the election and what, if any, role Trump played in the hacking, the president ended up firing then FBI Director James Comey. Comey said Trump dismissed him to try to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation. And there have been no signs that agents aren't continuing to work on ties between Trump's campaign and a Russian effort to tip the 2016 election. Read More »

Local residents named to Harding University dean's list


Courtney Bach, a junior accounting major from Middleburg, was named to the Dean's List. The Computer-Based Honors Program, soon to be re-named the Randall Research Scholars Program, is a nationally recognized undergraduate research program that pairs academically elite students with leading research professors and cutting-edge computing technology to conduct research in a variety of disciplines. Read More »

'Not at All Concerned' About Sessions Talking to Robert Mueller


Mr Trump has repeatedly criticised Mr McCabe, and particularly his wife's alleged links with the Democratic Party . While it's unlikely Sessions gave Mueller any information that could possibly take down Trump, it is noteworthy because he is the first member of the cabinet to be interviewed as part of the investigation. Read More »

Pearl Jam returns to Wrigley Field this summer


Pearl Jam fans can officially celebrate as the band announced a Missoula stop during a summer tour. Keeping the much-anticipated shows in the news cycle just a bit longer, promoter Live Nation announced the rest of the band's rumored summer tour, along with ticket information for the Seattle shows on Wednesday. Read More »

Sting and Shaggy Announce New '44/876′ Album, Share "Don't Make Me Wait"


After Sting heard a new track that Shaggy was working on, they made a decision to go into the studio together. Or will it have Sting and Shaggy saying, "it wasn't me"? Though "surprising" might seem like an understatement to some, the first cut-" Don't Make Me Wait ", available via streaming outlets January 25-is a promising introduction to what has clearly been a fruitful collaborative relationship. Read More »