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Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in North Carolina

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Jeff Athey, 51, was a deputy for the Davidson County Sheriff's Office before being fired and subsequently charged with robbery with a risky weapon. The robbery happened Tuesday afternoon at the F&M Bank, located in the 400 block of W. He then left in a silver Mustang. Davidson County Sheriff David Grice said he was notified that Jeff Athey was arrested and charged with robbing the bank around 4 p.m. Read More »

Singapore, Malaysia Stock Trading Link Aims To Revive Bourses' Fortunes

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The landmark Stock Connect initiative linking Hong Kong to exchanges in Shanghai and Shenzhen, first established in 2014, could also have heightened the competition and increased the urgency for something similar, said observers. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) will set up cross-border supervisory and enforcement arrangements. Read More »

British judge upholds Assange warrant

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A ruling in Assange's favour could pave the way for him to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been holed up for over five years. An earlier visitor to the embassy was Nobel Peace Prize victor Adolfo Perez Esquivel. Should she rule in Assange's favor next Tuesday, it remains unlikely however that he will leave the embassy immediately. Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson said after the court session that he is willing to face British justice if he receives a guarantee that he ... Read More »

CNY Heartbeat Poll: "Celebrations" After the 2018 Super Bowl

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It seems as though Eagles fans make up a vast majority of the capacity crowd of 70,000 fans at the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots , and the fight song gave them an early chance to show how loud they can be. Some of those things carry over. The NFL got lucky that season: It was 49 degrees at kickoff. While the Eagles will be looking for the franchise's first Super Bowl title, having lost the big game after the 1980 and 2004 seasons, there may be more pressure on the ... Read More »

Super Bowl Generated $414M in Ad Revenue

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Per NBC , Eagles-Patriots drew 103.4 million viewers, down about 7 percent from previous year and the lowest Super-Bowl figure since 2009. Anyone watching the Super Bowl LII may have noticed a great number of advertisers talking about corporate social responsibility, unity and equality. Read More »

Syria: Israel launched missiles at military targets

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No further details were revealed about the exact location of the attack but other reports said the missile attack targeted the Scientific Research Center in Jamraya in the west of Damascus. The Syrian army then claimed that after the first attack there was another attack by two surface-to-surface missiles from the Golan, "which our air defense systems intercepted". Read More »

White House Official Rob Porter Will Resign, But Denies Abuse Allegations

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Around the spring of 2010, Willoughby said Porter came looking for her at their previously shared home and it appeared that he had punched a glass pane on the front door. "I am proud to serve alongside him", Kelly said. He would not leave for over 30 minutes claiming he lost his keys. "He was angry because we weren't having sex when he wanted to have sex and he kicked me". Read More »

Joe Biden on Trump

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Biden responded, "Well, let me tell you, he's a joke". The relevant segment began at the 5:30 mark. Cuomo pressed Biden, asking if he thinks the President truly has "that little control" over the things he says. Trump has told reporters that he would be enthusiastic about meeting with Mueller, as he has consistently called the notion that his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to win the election a "hoax" and a "witch hunt". Read More »

Alabama AG takes aim at Purdue Pharma with opioid lawsuit

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As per the legal suit, the drug manufacturer has been involved in deceptive marketing providing misleading information to both the patients & physicians about the uses of opioid as a powerful pain-killing drug. "It will take years to undo the damage but an important first step we must take is to hold the parties responsible for this epidemic legally liable for the destruction they have unleashed upon our citizens". Read More »

U.S. to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on N Korea: Pence

North and South Korea have, at least temporarily, put aside their enmity to allow Pyongyang to send athletes to the Games, an opening that some see as an opportunity to push for a negotiated settlement. While publicly supportive of the North-South talks over the Olympics issue and the subsequent cooperation, the United States is wary of allowing North Korea's government to gain economic concessions from the south through its so-called "charm offensive". Read More »

Kim Jong-un's sister to visit South Korea

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He continued, "We will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea, ever". While South Korea says the move was inevitable to ensure the successful hosting of the Pyeongchang Games, some critics say Seoul is sending the wrong message to North Korea and also the worldwide community, which has been stepping up financial and maritime sanctions against the North in recent months. Read More »

MAGA: General Motors Doles Out Profit-Sharing Checks of Up to $11750

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The shares price showing change of 2.12% so far this year and performed with flow of 13.66% during recent year. Toyota is building a auto factory in Alabama with partner Mazda Motor Corp. Cambridge Inv Research Advisors holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 1.22 million shares. Alpine Investment Management Llc, which manages about $980.30M and $1.85B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) by 3.07 million shares to 253,136 ... Read More »

Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus

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The Israel Air Force has reportedly bombed a strategic facility in Syria . No further details were revealed about the exact location of the attack but other reports said the missile attack targeted the Scientific Research Center in Jamraya in the west of Damascus. Read More »

Former Pope Benedict XVI says he's preparing for 'Home'

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The former pope, who will turn 91 in April, said he was moved that so numerous paper's readers wanted to know how this last period of his life was going. Apart from a few public appearances, mostly at important Church events, he has regularly received guests and friends in private. This is why I can not but be grateful, assuring all of you of my prayers. Read More »

Young's 32 not enough against WVU

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Jatarie White had 18 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season, leading No. 6 Texas over West Virginia 73-55 on Monday night. 17 Oklahoma . Naomi Davenport led the Mountaineers with 14 points. Brown was held scoreless on two attempts and the Wildcats went more than 10 minutes between field goals. Read More »

Shocking PHOTOS, VIDEOS Show Aftermath of Deadly Taiwan Quake

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Rescue personnel search a collapses building after an quake hit Hualien, Taiwan February 7, 2018. Residents in the city of Hualien have been told to stay away from their damaged homes, and about 800 have taken shelter in community buildings because of the fear of aftershocks. Read More »

Everyone Relax - Zuma's Cabinet Meeting Is 'Not Out Of The Ordinary'

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A key ruling party committee planned to meet Wednesday to discuss the president's fate, amid reports that some members might push for ANC leaders to demand that Zuma resign. The ANC said they had been "fruitful and constructive discussions". EFF Secretary-General Godrich Gardee said: "If Mr Zuma has not resigned by Monday at 14h00, it (the motion of no confidence ) should actually be debated the following day". Read More »

Trump calls Dems 'un-American' for not applauding his speech

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By the time the new report for January came out last Friday, black unemployment had ticked up nearly a point and was no longer close to a historic low . In fact there was one guy when I said the lowest African-American unemployment, he was sort of clapping, like ... The president only uttered "Russia" once, in a list of countries that are trying to rival US influence in the world. Read More »

Deputy involved shooting closes portion of I-95

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The Palm Beach deputy said the actions of the driver made him fear for his life, so he opened fire and killed the suspect. Neither she nor the man who is accused of shooting her has been named. Interstate 95 was closed in both directions in the area following the shooting. Those lanes have since reopened. The agency said on Twitter that there was an officer-involved shooting. Read More »

North Korea cheer squad arrives for Olympic games in South

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But it's possible she's also being used as a propaganda tool to take the spotlight away from the celebrations in South Korea, and drive a deeper wedge between the governments in Seoul and Washington. The delegation's three-day trip will be the diplomatic high point of the rapprochement between the two Koreas, although analysts warn that warmer relations may not last long beyond the Games. Read More »

Macron's visit to Iran to take place in near future

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Wrapping up his first visit there since Corsican nationalists swept elections in December, Macron projected the image of a strong unified France and said "non" to demands to recognize Corsican as a second official language. Unlike the separatists in the wealthy Spanish region of Catalonia, who mounted a breakaway bid previous year, Corsica's leaders have said they will be content with greater autonomy and a special mention in the constitution. Read More »

Cornell frat put on probation for sex contest

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University officials investigated the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity a year ago after hearing reports of the competition in which members get points for having sex with women. Vice president for student and campus life Ryan Lombardi said in a statement that the fraternity's behavior was "abhorrent", The Cornell Daily Sun reported. Read More »

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to speak at UofL

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Trump's comments came as lawmakers are working on reaching a deal on spending limits two days before a stop-gap government funding bill is due to expire. Some congressional negotiators also wanted to include a hike in the debt limit, which the United States is expected to hit next month, though the exact parameters were still being negotiated when the deal was announced. Read More »

Conte won't be sacked for now

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Chelsea cruised to the title in coach Antonio Conte's first campaign in England last season but they are 19 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City and are focused on finishing in the top four Champions League qualification spots. Read More »

Lawmakers want legislation to deter people from eating laundry detergent pods

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Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Senator Brad Hoylman both have young children at home. During January, there were at least 86 reported cases of teenagers intentionally eating detergent pods. Not everyone in the New York State Assembly is on board. In response to the " Tide Pod Challenge ", P&G posted warnings and the phone number for the Poison Control Center on its Twitter account, @tide. Read More »

The 2018 Winter Olympics Is Now Hosting A Norovirus Outbreak

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Here is an Olympian question that Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizer is wrestling with: to give or not to give the Samsung Galaxy phone to the 22 North Korean athletes. "But we'll see what happens". Later in the week, Pence will meet with North Korean defectors to highlight the country's human rights abuses. Kim Jong Un's sister will be part of the North Korean delegation which will attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea, Seoul has confirmed. Read More »

First baby with Down syndrome wins Gerber baby contest

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The little boy's mom Cortney told TODAY that Lucas is definitely a happy baby. As the new Gerber grand prize victor, Lucas will be named the 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby and his family will receive $50,000, which his parents are going to put toward his education. Read More »

Apple INC (AAPL) Holding Maintained by DE Shaw & Company Inc

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Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) has risen 4.94% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc ( AAPL ) by 6.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). Jupiter Asset accumulated 324,825 shares. (NASDAQ: AAPL ). Brick & Kyle Assoc holds 3.78% of its portfolio in Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) for 10,472 shares. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's sister to visit South Korea in historic first

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In response, Pyongyang has also used balloons to send its own anti-South Korean fliers towards Seoul , where the colourful and tattered leaflets can sometimes be found in mountains or scattered in public places. Pence is leading the US delegation to the Winter Olympics, which officially opens Friday. USA officials declined to provide details of the expected sanctions. Read More »