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World News Bound Amtrak Train Breaks Apart At 125 miles per hour
Author: 0 Bound Amtrak Train Breaks Apart At 125 miles per hour

None of the crew members or passengers were injured when the train cars separated. The Post also reported that the train was reportedly moving at 125 miles per hour at the time of the accident, but Amtrak declined to comment on the speed.

World News Rep. Himes: Dem. Memo Will Be Released Despite WH Resistance
Author: 0 Rep. Himes: Dem. Memo Will Be Released Despite WH Resistance

Separate investigations are underway by the Senate intelligence committee and special counsel Robert Mueller, whose team is scheduled to interview former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon next week. The panel's senior Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff , Calif., announced the vote results, saying GOP attacks on the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation show desperation on the part of the president's defenders.

World News Paris attacks sole suspect to face trial
Author: 0 Paris attacks sole suspect to face trial

He became Europe's most-wanted man after CCTV footage showed him returning from France the day after a wave of coordinated gun and suicide bomb attacks at the Stade de France, bars, restaurants and the Bataclan concert hall across Paris in November 2015.

World News Russia Can't Confirm US Fulfilled Limits on Strategic Arms Within START Treaty
Author: 0 Russia Can't Confirm US Fulfilled Limits on Strategic Arms Within START Treaty

The 2 governments released separate statements confirming their compliance with the New START Treaty, which took effect in 2011. As the Foreign Ministry pointed out, Russian Federation has doubts if the United States adheres to one of the clauses of the treaty - Moscow does not regard conversion and requalification of part of the weapons as real reduction.

World News Nassar Receives Third and Final Prison Sentence
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The fallout has led to the resignation of Michigan State president. Engler says "no internal candidates will be considered" for the job. The Michigan attorney general's office is also conducting a broad, sweeping investigation into the handling of sexual assault on Michigan State's campus to find out if and when others at the university could have done more to stop Nassar.

World News Trump knocks down bipartisan DACA bill
Author: 0 Trump knocks down bipartisan DACA bill

The White House doubted the McCain-Coons bill would gain traction, saying as it stands now, it's worse than the plan Mr. Trump already rejected from Sens. "If we can solve DACA and border security, that may be the best we can hope for", Thune said. The "Dreamers" have been protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA , created by former President Barack Obama.

World News Market meltdown? Not so fast, experts say
Author: 0 Market meltdown? Not so fast, experts say

This results in higher borrowing costs for companies, including the healthcare industry when it looks for capital to expand or acquire. He cited a commitment Apple announced in January to invest US$350 billion in its United States operations and also lauded bonuses some companies have given workers since the tax overhaul was passed.

World News Snow and ice weather warning for Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Snow and ice weather warning for Northern Ireland

Western UK will be the first hit on Tuesday morning, with "showers of snow, sleet, hail and thunder" expected for several hours. Forecaster Richard Jones said most of the snow overnight had fallen in a band in the east of the region, extending southwards as far as Kent.

World News CNN Found Super Bowl DHS Anti-Terrorism Docs on Plane
Author: 0 CNN Found Super Bowl DHS Anti-Terrorism Docs on Plane

The documents included a note that they should be locked up after business hours, shredded prior to being discarded and were intended only for the eyes of those with "an operational need-to-know". Former DHS official turned CNN contributor Juliette Kayyem says leaving the docs on a plan was a "really stupid thing". The exercises simulated the event of an intentional anthrax attack.

World News Women's vote: Rudd claims pardoning suffragettes is
Author: 0 Women's vote: Rudd claims pardoning suffragettes is "complicated"

Following years of campaigning, on 6 February 1918, 8.4m women over the age of 30 were finally given the vote under the Representation of the People Act 1918. "As we remember the heroic campaigners of the past, who fought to include the voices of all citizens in our public debate, we should consider what values and principles guide our conduct of that debate today ", she said.

World News Workers should be able to keep their tips, says Virginia AG
Author: 0 Workers should be able to keep their tips, says Virginia AG

The Labor Department has been criticized for not thinking through the effects on workers. The proposal is unpopular with wait staff who rely on tips to augment their base pay, which is well below below minimum wage. At least one major business group and some restaurant owners wrote that the rule would allow employers to put in place new pay practices that benefited both them and workers.

World News Waymo vs Uber: As the case opens, a convoy of allegations
Author: 0 Waymo vs Uber: As the case opens, a convoy of allegations

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is poised to testify Tuesday in a high-stakes trial focused on charges that his company stole self-driving vehicle technology from Waymo, a Google spinoff. "It didn't happen, there's no conspiracy, there's no cheating, period end of story", Carmody said. "Not the 14,000 downloads, nothing". He said those efforts make Google's auto project "look less competitive from the financial perspective, so I think we should be seriously concerned".

Author: 0 Several Eagles players skipping White House visit after Super Bowl win

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the protest movement last season, kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to racial inequality and police brutality. He bends down head-first into the pile and when he lifts his head back up, you can see that he has a mouthful of poop. The veteran safety joined with Anquan Boldin to travel to Capitol Hill a year ago to push for criminal justice reform, and the pair then helped form the Players' Coalition, which ...

World News Treasury's Mnuchin says will raise Equifax breach with CFPB chief
Author: 0 Treasury's Mnuchin says will raise Equifax breach with CFPB chief

This was the breach that made headlines late past year and resulted in the compromise of personal data for 143 million Americans. Given that the CFPB has the authority, resources, and expertise to direct the investigation, news of its suspension raises serious questions about the agency under the new leadership of Acting Director Mulvaney.

World News Trade Deficit Soars to Highest Level Since 2008
Author: 0 Trade Deficit Soars to Highest Level Since 2008

U.S. President has vowed to shrink the trade gap through his "America First" trade policies, which aim to shut out more unfairly traded imports and renegotiate past U.S. Imports set a record $2.9 trillion, swamping exports of $2.3 trillion, according to CTV News Canada . Both showed the biggest gains since 2011. Imports for December were up by $6.2bn versus November.

World News Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week
Author: 0 Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week

Steve Bannon remains under subpoena by the House Intelligence Committee, despite White House efforts to keep him from testifying before lawmakers. Some members of the committee expressed frustration at Bannon's unwillingness to testify. On Tuesday, the committee's lead Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff, criticized Mr. Bannon's attempt to narrow the scope of inquiry, claiming the White House would only permit him to answer 14 pre-approved "yes" or "no" questions.

World News Robin Lopez lost his damn mind
Author: 0 Robin Lopez lost his damn mind

Called foul on a later possession, Lopez was hit with a technical foul for arguing with the referee. "I think so. It's metal", Lopez said . LaVine scored a game-high 27 points and had three rebounds and two assists in the loss . Markkanen was scheduled to join the Bulls in Sacramento but his flight was canceled due to weather in Chicago . Kris Dunn is well advised to take his time in returning from concussion, and Lauri Markkanen missed the game while being a part of the birth of ...

World News United States troops start moving from Iraq to Afghanistan
Author: 0 United States troops start moving from Iraq to Afghanistan

The move will lead to a realignment of some of the 5,600 US forces in Iraq as they become an "enduring presence" in that country. The transport of crude was supposed to begin last week, but oil officials in Iraq said the delay was "technical in nature", Reuters reported.

World News A 6.4-magnitude natural disaster hits Taiwan; Hotel, buildings collapse
Author: 0 A 6.4-magnitude natural disaster hits Taiwan; Hotel, buildings collapse

The 6.1-magnitude quake that hit Taiwan Feb. 4. "I think people are quite resilient with these experiences", Lewis said. The building is believed to be the Marshal Hotel, which has 300 rooms. It was the only high-rise in Tainan to crumble completely in the quake, which came two days before Lunar New Year, when many people would have been visiting relatives for the biggest celebration of the Chinese calendar.

World News Lowell health center holds red-alert rally for congressional funding
Author: 0 Lowell health center holds red-alert rally for congressional funding

While CHIP was extended for six years as part of the continuing resolution to end the brief shutdown in January, the health centers remain in limbo. "Seventy percent of our health center funding would be at risk". Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), David Joyce (R., Russell Twp.) and Tim Ryan (D., Howland) - signed a letter urging Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to fund what they called "a vital program".

World News Larry Nassar could wind up at Marianna federal prison
Author: 0 Larry Nassar could wind up at Marianna federal prison

Boyce, a former gymnast, who is now a mother of four, was at every single sentencing hearing in both Ingham and Eaton counties. Almost 260 girls and women provided testimony against the 54-year-old, including Olympic gold medallists Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney .

World News Military guard Olympics as tummy bug sidelines 1200 security staff
Author: 0 Military guard Olympics as tummy bug sidelines 1200 security staff

The clash came at the United Nations -sponsored Conference on Disarmament days after the Trump administration said it would expand its nuclear capability. "If Trump does not get rid of his anachronistic and dogmatic way of thinking, it will only bring about the effect of further endangering security and future of the United States", the government said in comments carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency.

World News Markets Right Now: Dow drops 1175, biggest-ever point drop
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Dow drops 1175, biggest-ever point drop

It has underperformed by 13.17% the S&P500. Matthew Tewksbury increased its stake in Udr Inc (UDR) by 7.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 3 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.38 average brokerage recommendation. While short interest rose 6.5% in the most recent reporting period, the 36.2 million WFC shares sold short represent a slim 0.8% of the equity's available float - suggesting the bearish bandwagon is far ...

World News South Africa's ANC party mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC party mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows

Zuma must go "sooner rather than later", though his departure would not be enough to address deep-rooted corruption in one of Africa's most developed countries, the Nelson Mandela Foundation said. Zuma no longer holds a top position in the party. Bongani Ngqulunga, Zuma's spokesman, said a full cabinet meeting was scheduled for Wednesday. Zuma and the Guptas deny any wrongdoing, though the president paid back some money for the home upgrades after the Constitutional Court ruled against him.

World News Polish president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law
Author: 0 Polish president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law

Israeli officials strongly objected to the law , arguing that it goes beyond precision in language. "It is extremely important for me that we, like the Poles, are not mentioned as participants in the Holocaust ". The concentration camps were German, not Polish , a sentiment which has indeed been stressed by the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel over the last few days.

Author: 0 (NASDAQ:CELG) Stake Decreased by TD Asset Management Inc

About 686,824 shares traded or 30.90% up from the average. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) has risen 17.00% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It also reduced its holding in Total Sys Svcs Inc (NYSE:TSS) by 9,776 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 53,661 shares, and cut its stake in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc.

World News It's not a populist budget, but a popular one: Arun Jaitley
Author: 0 It's not a populist budget, but a popular one: Arun Jaitley

In his Budget for 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had provided an initial corpus of Rs 2,000 crore for the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPC) that aims to provide medical cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families, constituting 40 per cent of India's total population.

World News Carter Page Who Once Bragged About Advising Kremlin Backtracks
Author: 0 Carter Page Who Once Bragged About Advising Kremlin Backtracks

Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told CNN at the time that Page is "certainly not part of the campaign I'm running". "I never spoke with him since". Page, who is at the center of the current controversy over the alleged Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department FISA warrant abuses, claimed that the so-called Nunes memo put out by Republican lawmakers proves he was improperly surveilled.