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Worldwide CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns
Author: 0 CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns

Tobacco cessation was listed as one of her top priorities. In addition to buying tobacco stocks, Fitzgerald also bought shares from pharmaceutical companies Merck and Bayer, as well as health insurance company Humana. "Second, and perhaps even worse, it indicates a public official is willing to put their personal profit above the ethics of investing in a company whose products cause so much harm".

Worldwide Chat App LINE To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange In Japan
Author: 0 Chat App LINE To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange In Japan

It said an application has been lodged with Japan's Financial Services Agency for a license to open a cryptocurrency exchange, and that the proposal is now under review. Line officials say they established the new division earlier this month. It says it wants to offer services that are both convenient and safe. It claimed that its payments unit had scored "major growth" in 2017, with a global annual transaction volume of more than 450 billion yen ($4.1 billion) and 40 million registered ...

Worldwide FedEx Becomes Latest Company to Offer
Author: 0 FedEx Becomes Latest Company to Offer "Tax Reform" Bonuses to Work Force

In a blog post on his company's website, CEO said his firm will put $50 billion into existing and new American operations, hiring new workers and expanding output in Texas, New Mexico, and elsewhere. "If you work hard, if you believe in yourself, if you believe in America, then you can dream anything, you can be anything, and together, we can achieve anything", he said.

Worldwide Greitens Details Proposed Tax Cut Plan
Author: 0 Greitens Details Proposed Tax Cut Plan

The Republican may have learned a thing or two in putting together his plan from almost-former Gov. Sam Brownback in neighboring Kansas, where legislators nearly completely rolled back the aggressive 2012 tax cuts that left Kansas cash-strapped.

Worldwide Video shows close call between Russian jet and US Navy plane
Author: 0 Video shows close call between Russian jet and US Navy plane

Video of a Russian Jet crossing the pathway of a U.S. Navy Plane has been released. The Pentagon also said the interception by the Russian jet continued for an hour and 40 minutes. "After the surveillance plane of the U.S. Navy had changed its course to move away from the border, the Su-27 returned to its base", the statement further added.

Worldwide Key points from Trump's maiden State of the Union
Author: 0 Key points from Trump's maiden State of the Union

On foreign affairs, Mr. Trump took credit for the recapture of most of the territory held by the Islamic State, the extension of the USA mission in Afghanistan and the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But he stopped short of calling for the end of NAFTA, the free trade deal with Canada and Mexico supported by many members of his own party. "The era of economic surrender is totally over".

Worldwide Colombia freezes peace talks with ELN rebels after attacks
Author: 0 Colombia freezes peace talks with ELN rebels after attacks

They will be "fighting terrorism vigorously, as if there were no peace negotiations", Santos said . In a sign of waning confidence in the negotiations that could lead to their unraveling, Colombia's government has suspended peace talks with the country's largest active guerrilla group and plans to intensify military action following a series of violent attacks.

Author: 0 Ryan: Nunes memo should be released, members should separate memo from Mueller

The House Intelligence Committee voted along party lines Monday to publicly release a classified memo written by Republicans alleging FBI abuses in the agency's surveillance, an aggressive move that could feed a GOP push to undercut special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and ratchets up a battle with the Justice Department.

Worldwide Immense Mominul puts Bangladesh in charge
Author: 0 Immense Mominul puts Bangladesh in charge

The highlight of the day was Mominul's 236-run third-wicket stand with Mushfiqur Rahim , who fell just short of his fifth Test century after scoring 92 off 192 balls. He was fluent and took only 96 balls to reach his fifth century, which was the second fastest ton for Bangladesh after Tamim Iqbal, who made a 94-ball century against England at Lords in 2010.

Worldwide Spanish police stops auto with four tonnes of stolen oranges
Author: 0 Spanish police stops auto with four tonnes of stolen oranges

The suspects told police they had been collecting them as they travelled from a long way away, according to Europa Press . While one was being driven by a couple and their adult son, the other was a tourism vehicle driven by two brothers. When police opened a door, a stream of oranges came tumbling out. (Hey, you can never be too anxious about scurvy, right?) Officers arrested the group, who were all charged with theft.

Worldwide Body found in Fairfax County park positively identified as Jholie Moussa, 16
Author: 0 Body found in Fairfax County park positively identified as Jholie Moussa, 16

Lt. James Bacon said Jholie had left her home under circumstances that didn't seem unusual, and that the family contacted police the next day, January 13, "when they realized and felt Jholie's actions were no longer the norm for her". "If she calls me and I don't answer, she always follows it up with a text", Steward said. Fairfax County officials say that, right now, they're charging the 17-year-old who they're holding with felony assault, for an assault that had been unreported until the ...

Author: 0 Trump Nearly Fired US Special Counsel

Trump backed off after White House counsel Donald McGahn threatened to quit, saying the firing would have a "catastrophic" effect , the Times reported . Fox cited "a source close to the White House". "Fake news. Fake news", Trump said of the report from Davos, Switzerland, where he is attending the World Economic Forum.

Worldwide FACT CHECK: Trump's State Of The Union Address
Author: 0 FACT CHECK: Trump's State Of The Union Address

Last year's job creation was the lowest in 7 years. "If there is a challenge, we tame it", he said. Tackling the sensitive immigration debate that has roiled Washington, Trump redoubled his recent pledge to offer a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants - as part of a package that would also require increased funding for border security, including a wall along the U.S.

Worldwide Trump honors veterans and promises better health care in State of Union
Author: 0 Trump honors veterans and promises better health care in State of Union

Trump, former President Barack Obama, House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi were the most-tweeted-about people during the address. Trump's current approval rating is also 38 per cent. But it can indicate the strength and popularity of a president's message to the nation as well as his ability to reach out to the opposing party.

Worldwide Immigration, infrastructure top Trump's State of the Union initiatives
Author: 0 Immigration, infrastructure top Trump's State of the Union initiatives

He devoted significant time to touting the tax overhaul he signed at the end of a year ago, promising the plan will "provide tremendous relief for the middle class and small businesses". "Under the current broken system, a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives". "Together, we are building a SAFE, STRONG, and PROUD America", reads one of the lines.

Worldwide (NYSE:XOM) Holdings Reduced by North Point Portfolio Managers Corp OH
Author: 0 (NYSE:XOM) Holdings Reduced by North Point Portfolio Managers Corp OH

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Millennium Management Llc decreased Dynegy Inc New Del (DYN) stake by 8.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The rating was downgraded by Tudor Pickering on Tuesday, January 26 to "Sell". Citigroup upgraded Dynegy Inc. Among 34 analysts covering McDonald's Corporation ( NYSE:MCD ), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold.

Worldwide Cricket bosses launch corruption probe after weird scenes in UAE T20 match
Author: 0 Cricket bosses launch corruption probe after weird scenes in UAE T20 match

Cricinfo has reported that the All-Time Ajman League tournament was called off on only the second day of play after local cricket authorities refused to allow them to continue using the ground. With a total of 136 set on the scoreboard for victory, the Warriors were bowled out for a paltry 46 as their batsmen lost wickets at regular intervals.

Worldwide Know All About Scorpene-Class Submarine Karanj And Its Features
Author: 0 Know All About Scorpene-Class Submarine Karanj And Its Features

During his address, Admiral Lanba said, "The launch of Karanj marked a significant departure from the manning and training philosophy that was adopted for the first two submarines and added that from third submarine onwards the Navy would be fully self reliant in training and certification processes".

Author: 0 Teacher accused of calling military 'lowest of our low'

The worst of it is, really, when he puts down the USA military by resorting to racism: "We couldn't beat the Vietnamese - they're a bunch of people this freaking big throwing rice at us". He also used racist stereotypes of people in Vietnam and the Middle East, belittling the American military for failing to "beat" them. Salcido was secretly filmed by one of his students, and the video was later posted on Facebook - allegedly by the anonymous student's mother's friend in CT.

Worldwide Secret Government Documents Uncovered
Author: 0 Secret Government Documents Uncovered

The broadcaster said the files could easily have fallen into the wrong hands as the sale was not limited to Australians and the documents could have been passed on to a foreign agent or government. Chief among the revelations in the leaked documents were that Australia's former immigration minister asked the nation's intelligence services to delay security checks on asylum seekers so they could be denied a permanent visa.

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