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Global Media Schoolbus involved in early morning multi-vehicle road crash
Author: 0 Schoolbus involved in early morning multi-vehicle road crash

Bus Éireann said it was investigating the circumstances of the crash which involved "a sub-contracted vehicle on one of the company's school transport services". "My thoughts are with the families and the children involved". Bus Eireann say an investigation has begun. Around 60 people were on the bus that was travelling towards school.

Global Media Rahul Gandhi to hold 'janata durbars' to connect with common people
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi to hold 'janata durbars' to connect with common people

According to sources, when Sonia Gandhi initially took over as Congress President in 1998, she used to meet leaders in the AICC headquarters in the first couple of years. Modi questioned Congress's arrogance and claimed Sardar Patel was democratically elected by Congress working committees for PM-ship. Why did Congress dismiss so many state governments at their will? Tagging a photo of Mr.

Author: 0 Should Analyst help in decision? - Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. Crystal Rock Capital Management increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 38.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 78% are positive. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, January 3 to "Neutral".

Global Media Olympics: Banned Russians' Winter Games plea
Author: 0 Olympics: Banned Russians' Winter Games plea

The United States believes North Korea, which has sent a team to the Games , is using the event for crude propaganda, and US officials say Pence is going there to try to counter that. While some are celebrating detente, others are suspicious of North Korea's intentions, asserting that North Korea is still the same rogue state. "Welcome, guests from Pyongyang!" the flier reads, referring to the delegation of North Koreans travelling to the games, which begin on Friday.

Global Media Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House
Author: 0 Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House

In the September 12 meetings, the players hoped to better understand the complexities of the criminal justice system. I want to see us push for economical and education advancement in communities of colour and low-income communities. Hours before Sunday's Super Bowl, Trump released a statement thanking members of the military for their service. "They call it the anthem protest".

Global Media European Union regulators to assess Apple's purchase of British music app Shazam
Author: 0 European Union regulators to assess Apple's purchase of British music app Shazam

Quite what the tech giant plans to do with Shazam's app, know-how and brand is not yet clear, though it is thought the audio ID technology may be used to enhance the Apple Music streaming service in one way or another. Apple wants to improve their music service and acquiring Shazam was only natural being that Apple had been working with them regarding Siri. After announcing last December that it has acquired music identification app Shazam for an undisclosed amount, Apple will now face ...

Global Media PM's wife injured in auto crash, one reported dead
Author: 0 PM's wife injured in auto crash, one reported dead

The accident happened on Wednesday morning. Jasodaben is okay. She's (in) comfort. Jashodaben, along with 6 others, said to be her family members, were traveling from Atru in Baran, Rajasthan , to a place called Unjha in Gujarat. A total of seven people were in the auto, mostly relatives of Jashodaben. Ms Jashodaben, who does not live with Mr Modi, married him in 1967 when he was 17 years old.

Global Media Sushma Swaraj leaves for Saudi Arabia as Guest of Honour
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj leaves for Saudi Arabia as Guest of Honour

Al Janadria is the biggest cultural festival in the Gulf region that celebrates the culture and heritage of Saudi Arabia. FAB, created by last year's merger between National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank, said last week that it was working on expanding its business in Saudi Arabia.

Global Media FEMA contractor failed to deliver 30 million meals to Puerto Rico
Author: 0 FEMA contractor failed to deliver 30 million meals to Puerto Rico

Then, terminated the agreement 20 days after the deal was inked and the company only managed to distribute 50,000 meals - less than 0.25 percent of the targeted figure - according to the owner, Tiffany Brown. FEMA has since severed her contract. Two Democrats are calling for FEMA to be subpoenaed for documents relating to Hurricane Maria, because the agency failed to provide the tens of millions of meals.

Global Media Winter Weather Advisory issued ahead of system expected to affect morning commute
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory issued ahead of system expected to affect morning commute

The watches will be in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday . Wednesday , the high will be near 30 with sunny skies and a northwest wind of 6 miles per hour, the weather service said . It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Sunday - A chance of snow. Although pre-dawn temperatures were above freezing - 34 at 6:30 a.m.

Global Media Joyce's wife 'deceived, hurt' by baby news
Author: 0 Joyce's wife 'deceived, hurt' by baby news

The Nationals Leader, who opposed same-sex marriage legislation past year and abstained from voting, said he supported traditional marriage, during debates over the issue in Parliament. Similarly, Joyce rejected suggestions of a power imbalance in the relationship between him and his former staffer in the workplace. She said the affair "has been going on for many months and started when she was a paid employee".

Global Media Jacob Zuma faces ouster, key speech postponed
Author: 0 Jacob Zuma faces ouster, key speech postponed

He said there is also the sense that people are waiting for that moment: "there is a sense of expectation" - and of course there are also groups that support him and say that "if he goes there is going to be a civil war, but that is just a minority".

Global Media Supreme Court Issues Partial Stay in North Carolina Voting Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Issues Partial Stay in North Carolina Voting Case

The Supreme Court partly granted on Tuesday a request from North Carolina Republicans to block a voting map drawn by a federal court there. The Supreme Court's order , which was brief and gave no reasons, partly blocked that decision while the justices consider whether to hear an appeal in the case.

Global Media Angela Merkel ready for 'painful' coalition compromises
Author: 0 Angela Merkel ready for 'painful' coalition compromises

Top Social Democrat (SPD) negotiators said on February 7 via social media that they had reached a deal with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a new coalition government. Loose ends also still need tying up on foreign, defense, developmental and financial policy. The CDU/CSU bloc and SPD reached a tentative coalition deal on January 12, following several weeks of preliminary discussions, while the SPD's Congress on January 21 backed entering coalition negotiations ...

Global Media Mattis: Sea-Based Nukes Needed as 'Leverage' Over Russians
Author: 0 Mattis: Sea-Based Nukes Needed as 'Leverage' Over Russians

Last week, Pentagon officials hinted at this rationale as they rolled out a new Nuclear Posture Review that calls for two new low-yield nuclear weapons and develop a potentially treaty-violating missile of its own . He said he recently received a letter from senators expressing concern that the nuclear strategy would undermine traditional US leadership on efforts to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons.

Global Media Thousands Gather at US Bank Stadium for Super Bowl Sunday
Author: 0 Thousands Gather at US Bank Stadium for Super Bowl Sunday

At a time when his marriage is said to have hit rocky waters, Trump was pictured along with scantily-clad college cheerleaders as they performed to "Shut up and Dance" and "Hail to the Chief" for the First Couple. Meanwhile, NBC's post-game airing of a Very Special Episode of "This Is Us" is likely to have been watched by anywhere between 25 million and 28 million viewers.

Global Media BC government to launch chain of cannabis retail stores
Author: 0 BC government to launch chain of cannabis retail stores

The date was already pushed back to February to allow lawmakers more time to pass a bill to implement the recreational cannabis legalization initiative passed by voters in 2016. "The one amplifies the other and the next thing you know, you're beyond your limit", Gill said. The rules follow months of engagement, research and analysis in B.C.

Global Media Poland's President Signs Holocaust Bill, Prompting Sharp Rebuke From US, Israel
Author: 0 Poland's President Signs Holocaust Bill, Prompting Sharp Rebuke From US, Israel

The Polish law would impose prison sentences of up to three years for using the phrase "Polish death camps" and for suggesting "publicly and against the facts" that the Polish nation or state was complicit in Nazi Germany's crimes. The law has also been protested in Ukraine because it could see penalties for anyone who denies crimes committed by Ukrainian nationalists until 1950.

Global Media BC government announces $5500 cap on minor injury claims by ICBC
Author: 0 BC government announces $5500 cap on minor injury claims by ICBC

He said the changes come in the wake of multiple revelations about decisions and inaction by the previous government, leading to ICBC projecting a 2017-2018 net loss of $1.3 billion. "We're going to make ICBC work for people again". Together, these changes will reduce the amount ICBC spends on legal fees and expenses, according to Eby.

Global Media House passes temporary spending bill to avoid shutdown
Author: 0 House passes temporary spending bill to avoid shutdown

Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer in December. If the House rejects that, the government would edge closer to a shutdown after midnight Thursday. Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration, specifically on seeking extended protections for the "Dreamer" immigrants who have lived in the country illegally since they were children.

Global Media Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year
Author: 0 Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year

Six months ago, President Donald Trump unveiled his strategy for turning the tide in the war, setting no time limit on the USA military's involvement in the war-battered country, saying it would be based on conditions on the ground. Ghani's US-backed government is under growing public pressure to improve security in the capital after a series of attacks demonstrated the ability of the Taliban and Daesh to strike at the heart of the country.

Global Media Israeli guard kills Palestinian after West Bank stabbing
Author: 0 Israeli guard kills Palestinian after West Bank stabbing

Earlier this week in response to the rabbi's murder on 9 January, Israel's government in a rare move chose to "legalise" the rogue West Bank outpost where he lived, Havat Gilad, essentially creating a new settlement. The alleged attacker in the Ariel incident was an Arab citizen of Israel and Israeli media reports said his father is a Nablus resident. Another security guard on duty at the time shot and killed the assailant.

Global Media Thiessen: The FBI's scandalous attempt to block the Nunes memo
Author: 0 Thiessen: The FBI's scandalous attempt to block the Nunes memo

The memo , released on Friday, claimed to exhibit a "troubling breakdown of legal processes established to protect the American people from abuses related to the FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] process". Schiff has said he has given his memo to the Justice Department for review. "The goal here is to undermine the FBI , discredit the FBI, discredit the Mueller investigation, do the president's bidding", Schiff said.

Global Media Coons, McCain introduce USA Act to Senate
Author: 0 Coons, McCain introduce USA Act to Senate

Although a standoff over how to deal with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was at the heart of last month's government shutdown , talks over an immigration deal are now proceeding on a separate track from budget negotiations.

Global Media Odisha receives Rs 5252 crore in Railway budget; state terms 'disappointing'
Author: 0 Odisha receives Rs 5252 crore in Railway budget; state terms 'disappointing'

ECoR general manager Umesh Singh informed that the allocated fund would be utilized for the development of existing railway network while several new lines would be created and modernization of railway stations would be carried out. Another Rs 200 crore has been allocated for Jharsuguda-Bilaspur rail line. "WR will try to install escalators at every suburban station, wherever feasible.

Global Media UN Chief urges Maldives govt. to lift state of emergency
Author: 0 UN Chief urges Maldives govt. to lift state of emergency

The government announced a 15-day state of emergency Monday night, giving it sweeping powers, including to make arrests, search and seize property and restrict freedom of assembly. "I had to declare a national emergency because there was no other way to investigate these judges", he said. However, this restriction was lifted late Tuesday and, shortly afterwards, the remaining Supreme Court justices revised last week's ruling and nullified the order to release the nine opposition figures.

Global Media VP Pence Does Not Rule Out Meeting with N. Koreans at Olympics
Author: 0 VP Pence Does Not Rule Out Meeting with N. Koreans at Olympics

In Japan, he will meet with Prime Minster Shinzo Abe and US service members. A North Korean orchestra scheduled to perform in South Korea during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has arrived in the South. But Mr Pence said he wants Mr Warmbier to remind the world of North Korea's human rights abuses. Asian cities considering a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics will not be excluded despite the continent hosting three consecutive Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Juan ...

Global Media BJP must make aircraft prices public, Rahul calls Rafale deal 'scam'
Author: 0 BJP must make aircraft prices public, Rahul calls Rafale deal 'scam'

Rahul wondered why the Modi government "bypassed" HAL and whether it took the permission of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) before announcing the purchase of the jets in Paris. Can you explain Reliance on someone with nil experience in aerospace for Rafale deal? The Government has said the details of the agreement on Rafael fighter aircraft with France can not be disclosed to the public.

Global Media House votes to change who pays for sexual misconduct claims
Author: 0 House votes to change who pays for sexual misconduct claims

The process is long and convoluted but the gist, according to Vox , is as follows: Anyone who needs to report incidents of sexual harassment in Congress has to undergo mandatory counseling through the Office of Compliance. The House approved both measures by voice vote under suspension of the rules, a method for fast-tracking noncontroversial bills. Previously, House rules did not explicitly prohibit such relationships.

Global Media Russian Federation deploys Iskander N-capable missiles to Kaliningrad
Author: 0 Russian Federation deploys Iskander N-capable missiles to Kaliningrad

Russian Federation has since hit back, saying it has the right to station weapons wherever it wants on its own territory and this "should hardly be cause for anyone to worry". In response to the permanent stationing of Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad , NATO should begin preparing for the neutralization of capacities in the Russian region aimed at restricting the arrival of NATO allies in the Baltic states in case of a conflict.

Author: 0 US lawmakers caution Trump against firing DOJ, FBI chiefs over memo

The recently-released Republican memo alleging abuses of covert surveillance powers by the Justice Department and FBI to investigate a former member of President Trump's campaign team will not have "any impact on the Russian Federation probe", said Republican Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

Global Media Health centers wait, worry as funding lags
Author: 0 Health centers wait, worry as funding lags

Perhaps the most prominent healthcare-related question ahead of another CR vote is whether Congress will provide long-term funding for community health centers (CHCs), which cater to medically underserved communities. Jones said they probably would have to close one of six sites if Congress reduces funding. CommUnityCare provides primary health care to people regardless of whether they can pay.

Global Media Trump orders military 'celebration' in Washington, DC
Author: 0 Trump orders military 'celebration' in Washington, DC

The last time a military parade marched through Washington , D.C. was at the conclusion of the Gulf War in June 1991. But now we find out Trump was very serious about something that might have seemed like so much Trumpian hot air: a military parade .

Global Media DENR to spend P1-B to explore Philippine Rise
Author: 0 DENR to spend P1-B to explore Philippine Rise

An announcer listed the year and make of vehicles as roofs caved in and hoods collapsed. His new policy is aimed at vehemently warning smugglers to end their practice of illegally bringing in vehicles and purchasing them at auction. Strongman Duterte, best known for his state-sanctioned executions of suspected drug dealers, demanded the destruction of the cars, CNN reports. Reuters cites figures from the Philippines Bureau of Customs that $2.93 million in smuggled vehicles and $2.5 million ...

Global Media Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress doesn't fix immigration laws
Author: 0 Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress doesn't fix immigration laws

It came in response to comments from Rep. Mike McCaul. So would I shut it down over this issue? Yes. Without borders we don't have a country. The Republican-led U.S. On Monday, Trump reiterated his support for the creation of a wall on the border with Mexico, which has been his signature pledge on his presidential campaign, saying that any deal on DACA that does not include border wall was a waste of time.

Global Media Super Bowl Ratings are Down, but 103 Million People Watched
Author: 0 Super Bowl Ratings are Down, but 103 Million People Watched

For the Eagles , their third trip to the Super Bowl would be their charm and first victory in franchise history. He then caught fire in the postseason and capped it off with 373 passing yards with three touchdowns and a receiving touchdown Sunday against the Patriots to be named MVP of Super Bowl 52 .

Global Media IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes
Author: 0 IOC refuses to invite acquitted Russian athletes

After the CAS decision, Russia's Olympic Committee requested that 13 active athletes and two who had become coaches should be allowed to participate in the February 9-25 Games but the IOC has refused to extend invitations to them. Katie Uhlaender had been waiting for an Olympic medal that seems most unlikely to come her way. "A huge amount of work has gone in to making sure we can ensure that there can be a path for clean athletes from Russian Federation to compete in these Games here".

Global Media Aerobatic Jet Skids Off Runway At Singapore Airshow, Hurting Pilot
Author: 0 Aerobatic Jet Skids Off Runway At Singapore Airshow, Hurting Pilot

During the take off roll, the aircraft suffered a tire burst and lost control, following which it skidded off the runway, overturned and caught fire. The South Korean team uses the KAI T-50 Golden Eagle plane, a supersonic advanced trainer and light combat aircraft developed by Korea Aerospace Industries with United States firm Lockheed Martin.

Global Media Trump labels new Senate bipartisan immigration plan 'a total waste of time'
Author: 0 Trump labels new Senate bipartisan immigration plan 'a total waste of time'

After McCain's announcement CNN reported a White House official told them "it takes "a lot of effort" to write up a bill worse than the Graham-Durbin immigration bill, but somehow 'this one is worse'". Democrats have balked at Trump's proposals. The amnesty plan, instead, does not end the process known as "chain migration", whereby newly naturalized citizens can now bring their foreign relatives to the U.S.as legal immigrants.

Author: 0 Trump Claims Nunes Has 'Tremendous Courage' For Releasing Anti-FBI Memo

Mueller might reach. Written by Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California, the memo focuses on an application for the electronic surveillance of a Trump campaign volunteer. The official did not say whether the decision would be made before Friday, but suggested it could be. White House chief of staff John Kelly told reporters Tuesday afternoon that Trump hadn't read the memo yet because Kelly said he had just given the president the document and that it was fairly lengthy.

Global Media Wall Street set for further losses after historic drop
Author: 0 Wall Street set for further losses after historic drop

European indexes were down about 2 percent, while Japan's Nikkei lost 4.7 percent. The sell-off in US stocks this week spread to markets in Asia and Europe, reviving use of the term "contagion", which was widely used during the European debt crisis early this decade.

Global Media The State of the Nation Address has been postponed
Author: 0 The State of the Nation Address has been postponed

Earlier on Tuesday, the Nelson Mandela Foundation called on the president to step down, saying South Africa had reached a point where any further time he spent in office would be damaging to the country. The league said Zuma's continued stay as president of the country has negative consequences for the ANC and the country ahead of the national elections next year.

Global Media Louth included in new SNOW and ICE warning
Author: 0 Louth included in new SNOW and ICE warning

Once that collides with the cold air, there is a much greater chance of snow. "There is now high confidence for a period of cold weather this week, raising the alert to level-3 for all areas". Sleet and snow showers are also expected to hit England's south-east from mid-afternoon tomorrow until at least Wednesday morning. All drivers are being urged to take extra care on the roads this evening, and to ensure their windscreens are fully clear before setting off tomorrow morning.

Global Media House intelligence panel to take up Democratic memo
Author: 0 House intelligence panel to take up Democratic memo

The vote gives Trump five days to review the Democratic memo and determine whether he will try to block its release. It makes it all the more worrying that the origins of the dossier and financial interests of its author were shielded from the court, as the memo alleges .

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