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World News Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor
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Duterte ended intermittent peace talks with the CPP-NPA in November and declared them "terrorists", citing bad faith from the rebels while negotiating peace with the government. "Every arrest of an [NDF] peace negotiator or a consultant makes the resumption of peace negotiations more hard and serves to further incite the armed revolution of the people", Sison said.

World News Comey tweets in defense of Federal Bureau of Investigation, condemns 'weasels and liars'
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The justice department and Democrats have lobbied Mr Trump to stop the document's release, saying it could harm national security and mislead the public. The memo was prepared by Republican staff on the House Intelligence Committee. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) dismissed claims that a much-anticipated House Intelligence Committee-generated memo was altered in a way that would distort the information misleadingly.

World News Commerce facing off against new foes thanks to new UIL alignment
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Pittman's version of the Antelopes screamed out to a 5-1 start before losing two-way star Mike Phergson to a season-ending knee injury. The Pasadena schools remain in District 22-6A, but they'll be joined by the four Humble ISD schools of Humble, Atascocita, Kingwood and Summer Creek.

World News Truck Driver Blamed For Damaging Ancient Nazca Lines
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But local media suggested Vigo was just as likely off-roading to get out of paying a toll on the highway. Created between 500 BC and 500 AD by the ancient Nazca people, the geoglyphs and lines are meticulously drawn on the delicate sandy surface covering more than 700 square km, either in simple geometric forms or depicting animals, plants and other imaginary creatures.

World News Your Questions About the 2018 Winter Olympics, Answered
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South Korea used a rare chartered flight between the countries to fly the North Korean athletes on Thursday. Pyongyang agreed to send athletes , cheerleaders, officials and an art troupe to the South, and both sides made a decision to march together under the unification flag at the opening ceremony, and form a joint women's ice hockey team.

World News U.S. restricts arms shipments to South Sudan
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S. government does not conduct arms sales to South Sudan, the move prevents any American company or citizen from sending military equipment or services to the country's warring factions. South Sudan is set to become Africa's biggest refugee crisis since the Rwandan genocide in 1994, two United Nations bodies warned on Thursday, with one in three of the country's population already displaced.

World News Nehal Hashmi arrested, disqualified for five years
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While Hashmi's sentence makes sense, the Supreme Court's judgment, like most judgments by the Superior court nowadays, leaves us with questions. It is telling too that PML-N out rightly rejected Hashmi's statements and expelled him from the party in June, soon after the Supreme Court took suo moto action to hear the case.

World News Reporters Quiz Rory Best On Appearance At Jackson/Olding Trial
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She also said that on the night she was allegedly attacked by the two players she had not gone into a nightclub VIP section specifically to meet players. "Ulster Rugby will vouch for their good character and I'll just look like a stupid little girl". She has denied watering down her knowledge of the sport and its players.

World News Turkey: Tax office blast caused by bomb, attacker killed
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The Hatay governor's office said at least six rockets targeted the town of Reyhanli in Hatay province - damaging a home, a workplace and a road close to the marketplace - and wounding 18 people, two of whom later died in hospital. Citing medical sources in Afrin, she noted that there were already 104 civilians killed and 156 wounded by continued Turkish airstrikes and ground shelling.

World News Mostly Pakistanis among 90 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya
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Two survivors swam to shore, and another was reportedly rescued by a fishing boat. Over 6,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the sea into Europe through January 28, according to IOM. IOM says 6,624 people crossed the Mediterranean in January - about two-thirds of them to Italy alone - about a 10-percent increase from a year earlier in January.

World News Texas Executes Third Man This Year
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In 2001, Battaglia and his daughters - ages 6 and 9 - were in his Dallas apartment when he shot them, officials said. Battaglia was executed for shooting and killing his two daughters - 9-year-old Faith and 6-year-old Liberty. A Dallas County jury convicted Battaglia of capital murder and sentenced him to death in April 2002, despite testimony from three psychologists, two for the defense, one for the prosecution, that Battaglia had bipolar disorder , mental problems formerly known as ...

World News Pedestrians mowed down by van in China
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Shanghai police said a preliminary investigation showed the 40-year-old man driving the van had no criminal record and was suspected of illegally transporting risky substances while smoking in the vehicle. "I can't believe 18 people were injured - it's too many, it's just very bad". At least three of those are in critical condition, the state-run People's Daily newspaper reported .

World News Canada now has a gender-neutral national anthem
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Senators passed legislation changing the second line of the national anthem, " O Canada ", from "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command". "Clearly, I'm disappointed", he said, according to the CBC. Independent Quebec Senator Chantal Petitclerc, a former Paralympian who won 14 wheelchair racing gold medals, spoke of what the change would mean for athletes taking part in the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February and March.

Author: 0 United Technologies Corporation (UTX): More In-Depth Monitoring is Needed

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 53.51% the S&P500. If the ratio is greater than 1, then that means there has been an increase in price over the month. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 13. (NYSE:TSN) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Tuesday, January 5 by RBC Capital Markets.

World News GoPro (GPRO) Earns News Impact Score of
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The fourth-quarter of previous year reportedly had earnings of $0.29 per share and revenue of $540.6 million. After having $-0.10 EPS previously, Q2 Holdings, Inc.'s analysts see 10.00% EPS growth. GPRO is already driving a -47.17% loss over the course of the past year and is now down -29.72% since this point in 2018. The company also has 825.43 million in total assets, balanced by 485.16 million in total liabilities, which should give you a sense of the viability of the company under ...

World News U.S. to keep conducting its surveillance flights near Russian borders
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The Russian Defense Ministry warned the USA military on Thursday to either stop flying near its borders or to "agree on their rules", according to state-owned media TASS. Capt. Pamela Kunze, the US Naval Forces Europe says, "Unsafe actions‎ increase the risk of miscalculation and midair collisions". "When commanders sent foreign pilots for reconnaissance missions to this part of the Black Sea, they should take into account that they will meet with the Russian fighter jets, not Ukrainian ...

World News North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for Olympics
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He urged Guterres to request that the Security Council discuss "the issue of welcoming the process of improved inter-Korean relations and discouraging the neighboring countries from disturbing the process". The DPRK agreed in early January to participate in the Pyeongchang Games. During a televised speech to mark the new year, Kim Jong-un appeared to perform a drastic U-turn on his foreign policy.

World News Iran arrests 29 women for not wearing hijab in protests
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Iran's prosecutor general, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri, said Wednesday the hijab protests were being instigated "from outside the country". Just a few months after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, despite mass protests, a law forcing women to not only cover their heads but also wear loose clothing came into effect.

World News Selena Gomez completes two-week treatment programme for depression and anxiety
Author: 0 Selena Gomez completes two-week treatment programme for depression and anxiety

The 25-year-old singer recently spent two weeks in New York City taking part in a program where she was given therapy, ate healthily and practiced Pilates and meditation. Selena Gomez stepped out in Los Angeles on Thursday, looking happy and healthy while out shopping and grabbing a sushi lunch with a friend. The celebrity site founded in September reported that Selena was able to keep her phone while receiving treatment and also was able to conduct business in the NY area as she was ...

World News Over 1000 miners trapped underground in South Africa
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The mine had on Thursday told TimesLIVE that the power outage was caused by a severe storm which hit the province on Wednesday‚ damaging Eskom's power lines . "When there is a power failure, generators are supposed to kick in". It is expected that operations will resume on Monday 5 February 2018. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Thursday that it was concerned about the wellbeing of the trapped miners , citing a lack of medication for those ...

World News Five people shot in clashes between migrants in Calais
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A total of 22 people were injured in the fracas, AFP reported . Others had been attacked with iron bars, sticks and rocks. He said police will be upping security to stop migrants in the town from attempting to board trains and ferries heading ofr the UK.

World News Kenya TV stations still off air despite court order
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Court also heard that his arrest was because of his role and participation in the Tuesday's "oath" ceremony of National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga. Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who boycotted the country's disputed election past year, swore himself in as the "people's president" at a mock inauguration ceremony Tuesday in protest against President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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The FBI warned Wednesday it has " grave concerns " over the accuracy of a secret Congressional memo that could depict the agency as deeply politicized, as President Donald Trump's top aide signalled the White House would allow the document's release.

World News State Of The Union Shows Lawmakers Still Far Apart On Infrastructure
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Trump exaggerated crowd sizes before, so we wondered whether ratings backed up his latest boast. And the figure Trump cites for Tuesday's viewership does not include streaming data , which is hard to measure. But he was off by a million or so viewers on that, too. That was a record high for Fox News during a State of the Union speech. Fox indeed beat out the other major networks, as Trump claimed .

Author: 0 Intentions Seeker Stock: Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD)

The good news is there's still room for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) has declined 20.75% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.45% the S&P500. Brookdale Senior Living Inc (NYSE:BKD)'s price to earnings ratio stood at 0. (NYSE:BKD). Northern Tru reported 1.02 million shares. They expect $-0.23 earnings per share, down 152.27% or $0.67 from last year's $0.44 per share.

World News Men in Black Spin-off Enlists Fate of the Furious Director
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With Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle proving to Sony, and the broader industry, that there is a way to revive a franchise with genuine affection and skill, the studio has turned its gaze back to Men In Black . Gary Gray is being hired for this job. And fans could be in for a treat as it was previously revealed that Spider-Man could feature in the same universe as "Venom" and "Silver & Black".

World News Kerala Govt Taxes Liquor 200%, Beef 100% in State Budget
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The budget also aims to increase non-tax revenue, of the government. For the bottles containing more 400 ml alcohol, the sales tax will be increased from 135% to 210%. Providing much needed help to revamp the ailing Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), the government has set apart Rs 1,000 crore. The push for organic farming, blockchain etc will also indirectly help the tourism sector.

World News Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine
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In December, Myanmar's army had said that the security forces had discovered a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine State, and had launched an investigation . The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who has called the situation in Rakhine " a textbook example of ethnic cleansing ", says Suu Kyi and the head of Myanmar's armed forces, Gen.

World News TRS finds fault with National Health Protection Scheme
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Aayushman Bharat programme: 1.5 lakh centres will be set up to provide health facilities closer to home. Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops at 1.5 times cost of produce along with cluster-model approach for agricultural production would increase farm productivity and enhance farmers' incomes in the coming times.