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World News BT's Openreach targets
Author: 0 BT's Openreach targets "ultrafast" internet in 3m premises by 2020

Openreach, the country's national broadband infrastructure provider, said it would recruit 3,000 engineers in 2018 to ramp up its rollout of fibre broadband to guarantee much faster speeds for users. on a hybrid fibre/copper network that has delivered for the United Kingdom the highest average broadband speeds of any of the large nations across Europe".

World News North Korean Olympians arrive in South Korea
Author: 0 North Korean Olympians arrive in South Korea

The White House arranged the interview with Ji for only a handful of global reporters on Wednesday. Trump used Ji's story to highlight the problems that plague North Korea , and the threat its government poses to the U.S. It wasn't until 2000 that he crossed into China, returning a month later with food for his family, and into the hands of secret police, who he says beat him for almost three weeks.

World News Isaiah Canaan suffers very bad leg injury, carted away
Author: 0 Isaiah Canaan suffers very bad leg injury, carted away

His teammate Devin Booker's reaction said it all, as he covered his face, clearly distraught over what he just witnessed. A timeout was called on the court, and Canaan was carted off, but the Suns overcame the incident to win 102-88. He played 32 minutes and scored 15 points. "Josh and T.J. ran the lanes and it started at the defensive end". Booker opened the game with a three-pointer and Phoenix never relinquished the lead.

World News Overall Technical picture of Callidus Software Inc. (CALD)
Author: 0 Overall Technical picture of Callidus Software Inc. (CALD)

It improved, as 13 investors sold Callidus Software Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. (NASDAQ:CALD) higher to the next line of resistance at $36.35 a share. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of MDLY in report on Thursday, August 20 with "Buy" rating. Natixis owns 0% invested in Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) earned "Buy" rating by Dougherty & Company on Wednesday, December 2.

World News Trinamool wrests Noapara, leads in Uluberia in Bengal
Author: 0 Trinamool wrests Noapara, leads in Uluberia in Bengal

The rural polls will be a sort of dress-rehearsal for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, for which BJP president Amit Shah wants to secure at least half of the 44 seats that Bengal offers. Reports by Hindustan Times says, he won 1,11,729 votes which is well over the 50% mark. West Bengal's Uluberia saw a turnout of 76.7 percent, while 75.3 percent of voters cast their votes in Noapara.

World News Super blue blood moon pictures
Author: 0 Super blue blood moon pictures

The lunar eclipse started at 8:48 p.m. and reached totality at 10:29 p.m. The average distance from the Moon to the Earth is 23,8857 miles. Tides are a bit higher and a bit lower than average when the Moon is full or new, so tide ranges - the vertical difference between high tide and the following low tide - have a fortnightly cycle.

World News Swaraj says 'no fixed agenda' for talks with top Nepal leaders
Author: 0 Swaraj says 'no fixed agenda' for talks with top Nepal leaders

She was welcomed at the Tribhuvan International Airport by State Minister for Finance Udaya Shumser Rana and Foreign Minister officials. During a meeting with the political leadership of the Rashtriya Janta Party Nepal, one of the Madhesi parties, she congratulated them on their electoral performance besides discussing "ways to take forward friendship and cooperation between the people of the two countries", according to Kumar.

World News Groundhog Day 2018: Will Punxsutawney Phil and Birmingham Bill see their shadow?
Author: 0 Groundhog Day 2018: Will Punxsutawney Phil and Birmingham Bill see their shadow?

Every Feb. 2 the small Pennsylvania borough of 5,814 residents explodes with about 10,000 tourists, or more if the holiday falls on the weekend. The fun really gets going around 3 a.m. On average, Orlando experiences about 24 days during the winter season. HollywoodLifers , do you think Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow this year?! Because of this, Phil spends the year at his house located inside the Punxsutawney Memorial Library.

World News S&P Global says Capitec rating not impacted by Viceroy report
Author: 0 S&P Global says Capitec rating not impacted by Viceroy report

S&P Global said late on Wednesday its BB/Stable/B rating on South Africa's Capitec Bank was not affected by a report from USA research group Viceroy, which accused the financial house of reckless lending. S&P said in a statement that neither the Viceroy report nor the market's reaction to it would impact the rating. The central bank said it was satisfied, on the information now available to it, that Capitec is well capitalized, has adequate liquidity and meets all prudential requirements.

World News Call to Halt South Africa's State Address
Author: 0 Call to Halt South Africa's State Address

SONA is an annual event in South Africa, in which the president reports on the status of the nation, normally to the resumption of a joint sitting of Parliament (the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces). "The answer is no, we are not going to have a special sitting before the SONA address (sic)". Media reports have suggested that Zuma could be recalled by his party before the February 8 address.

Author: 0 Congress leading in Ajmer, Alwar seats

Here the party's candidate Raghu Sharma won by a margin of over 80,000 votes. The main opposition party's candidate Vivek Dhakad has already won the Mandalgarh Assembly seat, defeating his BJP rival Shakti Singh Hada. The victory could not have come at a better time: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was trying to woo voters through the budget and singing paeans to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for India's economic growth in the last four years.

World News Third DACA recipient in a week arrested on human smuggling charges
Author: 0 Third DACA recipient in a week arrested on human smuggling charges

Officials said they soon discovered the four people getting into a white Ford F-150 in a nearby citrus grove. In an unrelated incident, on January 30, agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station apprehended 41-year-old Santos Sanchez-Diaz, who also was illegally present in the United States.

World News Students injured after shooting at middle school
Author: 0 Students injured after shooting at middle school

The suspected shooter, a female student, has been taken into custody by the Los Angeles Police Department. "School is supposed to be a safe place for them, and apparently it's not". The middle school is located on the same campus. A 30-year-old woman also sustained unspecified minor injuries but was not shot, AP reported. "We have our school mental health folks that are here to support the needs of the students".

World News Darren Osborne guilty of Finsbury Park mosque murder
Author: 0 Darren Osborne guilty of Finsbury Park mosque murder

According to Scotland Yard, it took just a matter of weeks for the 48-year-old's mindset to be transformed into a killer as he chose to hire a van and drive it to London in search of Muslims to attack. He later said, "At least I had a proper go". Osborne was found guilty of murder and attempted murder. The trial heard Osborne became "obsessed" with Muslims in the weeks leading up to the attack, having watched the BBC drama Three Girls, about the Rochdale grooming scandal.

World News Larry Nassar Sex Abuse Case Balloons to at Least 265 Victims
Author: 0 Larry Nassar Sex Abuse Case Balloons to at Least 265 Victims

Currently, 57 women are expected to give victim impact statements in Eaton County. The Romanian-born Bela Karolyi trained Nadia Comaneci, who was the first gymnast to be awarded a flawless score. She'll also be checking in on the Winter Olympics, which begin next week. "You were my doctor. Why?" "For too long I've asked myself, "Was I too naive?" A civil lawsuit has been filed on behalf of about 100 of Nassar's victims.

World News Petr Cech's clanger costs Arsenal at Swansea
Author: 0 Petr Cech's clanger costs Arsenal at Swansea

While that strike was worthy of praise, Swansea's second goal was entirely down to deficiencies in the Arsenal defence. "You can see it is not once or twice, it is the same type of game too many times this year". Yet another loss will inevitably have people questioning Wenger's ability to continue to manage at the top level. Two wins in a row for the Swans , who are out of the bottom three for the first time since October.

World News Should drivers be penalised for going 1mph over the speed limit?
Author: 0 Should drivers be penalised for going 1mph over the speed limit?

According to Bangham, police should scrap the unofficial 10 per cent "buffer" over marked speed limits that most forces now offer and commit to a much tougher stance on speeders. Edmund King, president of the AA added: "Of course speeding is unsafe and drivers should not speed". 'On average five people are killed on our roads every day.

World News FBI has
Author: 0 FBI has "grave concerns" about releasing memo

Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said Tuesday . "There may have been malfeasance by people at the FBI ", Ryan said while maintaining the memo should not be used to undercut Special Council Robert Mueller's probe into Russian Federation and whether the Trump campaign colluded with the effort.

World News Rep. Poliquin suffers 'minor bruises' when train hits truck
Author: 0 Rep. Poliquin suffers 'minor bruises' when train hits truck

An aide confirmed Ryan is fine. "Thinking of my Republican colleagues, their families and the passengers of the truck involved in the train crash in Virginia", he tweeted . He said several Republican lawmakers who are doctors, including Sen. The National Transportation Safety Board said it had dispatched a team to the site and would provide updates as they gather additional information about the crash.

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Omni Partners Llp who had been investing in Fidelity & Gty Life for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.84B market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $62.73. Analysts await Facebook , Inc. New Gold, Inc. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 2 rated the stock as Buy, 8 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 2 gave an Underperform.

Author: 0 N Korea not yet shown ICBM ready to hit America: US general

With Warmbier's parents watching in the gallery, Trump recounted the death of Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained by the regime while in North Korea and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. She said they'd agreed to implement stronger sanctions on North Korea in a bid to curb the country's nuclear programme . It has developed new techniques to get them to their launch pad, so that the United States and its allies do not discover the existence of these missiles until ...

World News India slips 10 places to 42 in Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index
Author: 0 India slips 10 places to 42 in Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index

Typically, there is harassment of and pressure on journalists, and the judiciary is not independent, the report says. Just as Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night - in which he claimed that we had entered a "new moment for America" - a consortium of prominent analysts and economists studying democracies around the world ranked the United States as a "flawed democracy", a step below "full democracy", for the second year in a row.

World News Sydney's Ferry McFerry Face Is Getting An Iconic New Name
Author: 0 Sydney's Ferry McFerry Face Is Getting An Iconic New Name

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today revealed the final name of the Emerald 6 ferry, temporarily branded as Ferry McFerry Face for the Summer, will be named after the iconic kid's author. "It's been a name for the kids", Mr Constance said. But, a year later, he intervened to christen the boat Ferry McFerryface . Transport for NSW's briefing said the consultation was "aimed at mitigating as far as practical the risk of this situation arising".

Author: 0 Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Politics Not Behind Decision to Release Memo

Trump has told aides he wants the memo released as quickly as possible, two people familiar with the matter say , but decided against doing so before the State of the Union address to avoid obscuring what the White House hoped would be a unifying message.

World News Trump to release controversial Republican 'memo'
Author: 0 Trump to release controversial Republican 'memo'

Trey Gowdy put together along with Republican committee staffers. After the State of the Union, C-SPAN caught this exchange between President Donald Trump and Republican Rep. During the hearing where the HPSCI voted to release the Nunes memo , they also voted to prevent the release of a rebuttal memo . Everybody has their element of it, and sources in that that must be protected.

World News IN lawmakers kill hate crime bill
Author: 0 IN lawmakers kill hate crime bill

She wanted more groups included. Some were just fine with the bill as is. Long said he believes there is growing public acceptance for the legislation and he expects lawmakers to take it up again in 2019. Arkansas, Georgia, South Carolina and Wyoming are the other states lacking hate crime laws. "We do have a way to enhance a sentence for someone who has committed a crime against someone, for whatever bias they hold", he said.

World News Trump on MS-13
Author: 0 Trump on MS-13

Their bodies were savagely beaten. It's expected he will point them out during his speech while mentioning his strategies to dismantle the gang. Democrats said the reference drew parallels between members of the notoriously violent gang and young immigrants who are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

World News John Kelly Predicts Intel Memo Will Get 'Released Pretty Quick'
Author: 0 John Kelly Predicts Intel Memo Will Get 'Released Pretty Quick'

The Republicans have said the memo reveals surveillance abuses by the FBI and the Justice Department in the early stages of the investigation into potential ties between Russian Federation and the 2016 Trump presidential campaign. The FBI stressed its concerns in an extraordinary, unsigned public statement that demonstrated its growing rift with Trump and Nunes, a staunch defender in Congress of the president.

World News 'Are we seriously welcoming Eagles fans?'
Author: 0 'Are we seriously welcoming Eagles fans?'

So, with the threat of an even wilder celebration in the aftermath of the Super Bowl looming, Philadelphia police have concocted a secret plan. But despite the work of the 'Crisco Cops, ' as social media began referring to them, some intoxicated Eagles fans still managed to ascend above the masses packing the city streets.

World News Overnight Snow Leads To Tuesday Morning School Delays
Author: 0 Overnight Snow Leads To Tuesday Morning School Delays

Increasing clouds and breezy. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Wednesday - A slight chance of rain after 1 p.m. Meteorologists say temperatures Friday will remain below freezing as they're calling for a high of just 28 degrees. Total storm accumulations could reach 6 to 10 inches in some areas across St. Clair, Sanilac, Oakland and Macomb counties. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

World News Texas Rangers Ordered by Abbott to Investigate Karolyi Ranch
Author: 0 Texas Rangers Ordered by Abbott to Investigate Karolyi Ranch

Gymnasts, including 2010 USA national champion Mattie Larson, spoke out about enduring abuse at the center while giving victim-impact statements before Larry Nassar, a former sports doctor, was sentenced last week to 40 to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty in a MI courtroom to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct.

World News Afghan spy chief visits Pakistan in wake of Kabul attacks
Author: 0 Afghan spy chief visits Pakistan in wake of Kabul attacks

National Directorate of Security (NDS) - Afghan intelligence service - head Masoum Stanikzai and Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak arrived in Pakistan around noon. The Afghan ambassador tweeted if this indeed happened, it would be a huge step forward in Pakistan and Afghanistan mutual bilateral relations. Kabul accuses Islamabad of backing terrorist groups which have killed hundreds in Afghanistan.

World News Toronto Killer Bruce McArthur Had A Man Naked & Restrained In His Apartment
Author: 0 Toronto Killer Bruce McArthur Had A Man Naked & Restrained In His Apartment

Idsinga acknowledged Monday that a complication in the case is that it's possible that there are more victims who not have been reported missing at all, or may have been reported missing in another place entirely. None of the information about the circumstances of McArthur's arrest has been officially released by Toronto police . "We have seized quite a few planters from around the city and we will continue to do that".