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World News Kerala top performer on health index released by Niti Aayog
Author: 0 Kerala top performer on health index released by Niti Aayog

The Health Index is a weighted composite Index, which for the larger States, is based on indicators in three domains: (a) Health Outcomes (70%); (b) Governance and Information (12%); and (c) Key Inputs and Processes (18%), with each domain assigned a weight based on its importance.

World News Assemblywoman, #MeToo Advocate Accused of Sexual Misconduct
Author: 0 Assemblywoman, #MeToo Advocate Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia , among those celebrated for speaking out against sexual harassment in Time magazine's December "Silence Breakers" Person of the Year cover story, is the subject of a state legislative investigation. Garcia also is a member of the Assembly Select Committee on Women in the Workplace. California's Pomona College has postponed an event with a state lawmaker and high profile activist against sexual harassment, following revelations that she is under ...

World News Teen driver who livestreamed deadly crash sentenced to…
Author: 0 Teen driver who livestreamed deadly crash sentenced to…

She streamed the gruesome video on Instagram , which showed her screaming over the body of her sister, 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez . The auto driven by Sanchez veered onto the shoulder of a road in Los Banos , about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of San Francisco .

World News Egypt begins security operation against ''terrorists'' - Army spokesman
Author: 0 Egypt begins security operation against ''terrorists'' - Army spokesman

Maritime personnel insurance procedures are also tightened up by elements of the naval forces, with a view to cutting off the supply lines for terrorist elements. The military action, named 'Sinai 2018, ' starts a "comprehensive counter-terrorist plan" in the country, Col. Similarly, Al-Azhar, the Cairo-based highest Islamic learning institution for Egypt and the Sunni Muslim world, voiced complete support of the massive counterterrorism operation launched on Friday.

World News Locust Grove police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded while serving warrant
Author: 0 Locust Grove police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded while serving warrant

McBrayer said the two deputies had responded to the home around 10:53 a.m.to serve a warrant on charges out of the Locust Grove municipal court for failure to appear. At least three Georgia officers were shot in Locust Grove in Henry County on Friday morning, WSB-TV reported . Police blocked off the subdivision and were not letting those who don't live there enter.

World News One killed, 149 wounded in mosque attack in Libya's Benghazi
Author: 0 One killed, 149 wounded in mosque attack in Libya's Benghazi

Mutaz al-Mu'tri, Benghazi's security directorate spokesperson, said two bomb bags had been used in the attack, according to Libya's 218 tv news channel. "The explosion was carried out by explosives bags placed inside the mosque", Zwai added, noting that "the bombing was carried out remotely, according to preliminary investigations".

World News Reuters Report Details Work of Journalists Detained in Myanmar
Author: 0 Reuters Report Details Work of Journalists Detained in Myanmar

According to Reuters' special report, published Thursday, Myanmar soldiers detained and executed 10 Rohingya men and teenage boys with the help of local Buddhist villagers in Rakhine state's Inn Din village on September 2. "The worldwide community needs to stop stalling and do what's necessary to hold accountable those who are responsible before evidence is tainted or lost, memories fade, and more people suffer", said the group's chief executive Matthew Smith.

World News White House: John Kelly has not offered resignation
Author: 0 White House: John Kelly has not offered resignation

Porter's two ex-wives accused him of abusing them during their marriages in media accounts this week. "We should not short-circuit an investigation just because allegations are made, " he said. He is now dating Hicks, 29, a former model. He also made "attacks on my character and intelligence", she said. US President Donald Trump answers questions during a meeting with Don Bouvet, who has been battling cancer in the Oval Office of the White House, February 9, 2018 in Washington , DC.

World News Boston Celtics get much-needed overtime win against Washington Wizards
Author: 0 Boston Celtics get much-needed overtime win against Washington Wizards

Boston just managed to sneak over the line against the Wizards on Thursday, winning 110-104 in an overtime thriller. The Celtics are 21-8 at home this season. Defensively, the Wizards are yielding 105.6 points per game. IN have been given a four point head start in this game, and Boston are a good bet to cover this.

Author: 0 Long Term Trend - Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)

The stock price volatility remained at 2.92% in recent month and reaches at 5.65% for the week. About 23.88 million shares traded or 27.92% up from the average. Goldman Sachs Group raised Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st.

World News US House passes budget deal, ending government shutdown
Author: 0 US House passes budget deal, ending government shutdown

The House then voted 240-186 hours later to send the bill to President Trump . "Also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!" The twin votes put to rest a brief federal freeze that relatively few would notice. It also lifts the nation's debt ceiling for a year and another $90 billion in emergency funds will be allocated for areas hit by hurricanes and wildfires.

World News Afridi's team victorious on Swiss Alps
Author: 0 Afridi's team victorious on Swiss Alps

A Twenty20 match was played in the ski resort of St Moritz on Thursday, when the fire of subcontinent cricket was settled on Swiss ice. The 39-year-old hit 74 runs off 34 deliveries to guide Afridi's Royals to a comfortable victory with 28 balls remaining.

World News Donald Trump blames stock market plunge on 'so much good news'
Author: 0 Donald Trump blames stock market plunge on 'so much good news'

In all likelihood, Congress is headed for another short-term budget resolution until the immigration impasse can be resolved. He has been subpoenaed and has now delayed answering the panel's questions three times as the committee negotiates with his lawyer and the White House over the terms of his interview.

World News Black Thought offers inspiring words about the Eagles Super Bowl victory
Author: 0 Black Thought offers inspiring words about the Eagles Super Bowl victory

Since 1967, when a NFC team (represented this year by the winning Philadelphia Eagles ) has won the Super Bowl , the USA stock market has returned an average of 13.4 percent for the year. " Doug Pederson . When Doug Pederson was hired, he was rated as the worst coaching hire by a lot of freakin' analysts out there in the media. I might be in the National Football League and we might have just won the Super Bowl , but hey, we still have daily struggles, I have daily struggles", Foles ...

World News Congress allegations on Rafale deal unfounded: Defence Ministry
Author: 0 Congress allegations on Rafale deal unfounded: Defence Ministry

The ministry also said that misleading statements could cause serious damage. The final inter-governmental agreement was signed in September 2016 by then defence minister Manohar Parrikar. Gandhi further went on to accuse the Modi government brewing a huge scam by not following the due procedures of the deal. Earlier previous year, at a press conference on November 17, Nirmala Sitharaman had said that the details, on the comparative cost of each aircraft negotiated by the then UPA ...

Author: 0 US lawmakers introduce bipartisan two-year budget deal

The agreement also includes disaster relief for areas still coping with hurricane and wildfire cleanup efforts and additional funding for opioid treatment, each a priority for Democrats . "Without a commitment from Speaker Ryan comparable to the commitment from Leader McConnell , this package does not have my support". Republicans muscled their spending bill through above Democratic objections.

World News Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts
Author: 0 Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

The state's 6th Congressional District appears on a map roughly shaped as a boomerang. The district boundary lines were drawn in 2011 during a process controlled by Republican lawmakers. "We're not sure what they will do". "... I am troubled by the Majority's decision to strike down the 2011 congressional map on the eve of the 2018 midterm election".

World News TDP MLA Bode Prasad shaves his head against 'injustice' to Andhra Pradesh
Author: 0 TDP MLA Bode Prasad shaves his head against 'injustice' to Andhra Pradesh

Leader of Opposition, YS Jaganmohan Reddy, also suspended his padayatra for a day, and met with YSRCP activists on Thursday morning. Commercial establishments, hotels and parlours have voluntarily closed their shutters and Managements of the government schools, colleges and private school and colleges declared holiday, in view of the bandh .

World News Twitter Reacts to the Isaiah Thomas Trade
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts to the Isaiah Thomas Trade

The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a trade on Thursday, hours before the trade deadline, that will send Isaiah Thomas to Los Angeles, multiple outlets reported . He leads the NBA with 274 points off the bench since January 1, just ahead of the Clippers' Lou Williams (270) over that span, according to NBA Advanced Stats.

World News Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on N.Korea
Author: 0 Pence: US 'ready for any eventuality' on N.Korea

Pence is on a six-day trip to Japan and South Korea. "We will continue to intensify our maximum pressure campaign until North Korea takes concrete steps for complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization", Pence said . The PAC-3 interceptors form part of Japan's missile defense system, which the country plans to upgrade with USA -developed technology in light of the threat from North Korea.

World News Trump met with Rosenstein to discuss Democratic intelligence memo
Author: 0 Trump met with Rosenstein to discuss Democratic intelligence memo

In a conversation, he told a source he expects the White House to approve the release of a House Intelligence Committee memo. A White House spokesperson was not available to comment on Wednesday. Mueller, a former FBI director himself, has led a disciplined and wide-ranging investigation into alleged foreign influence in the USA election. The GOP-compiled four-page memo released last week accuses senior Justice Department officials of improperly using information from the "Steele ...

World News Shutdown threat remains despite bipartisan budget on the table
Author: 0 Shutdown threat remains despite bipartisan budget on the table

Provides disaster assistance for hurricanes and wildfires. Blunt said he expects a Senate vote today. If approved, the deal would fund the government for the next two years. Pelosi urged Republicans to take action to solve their status before the March 5 deadline President Trump has set for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

World News The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal
Author: 0 The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal

Second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas said the disaster relief package will be between $80 billion and $90 billion. When asked if he supported the bill, Alabama Republican Mo Brooks said: "I'm not only a no". Between wildfires in California and multiple hurricanes, 2017 saw a great deal of disaster and destruction to life and property. Senate leaders hope to approve the measure Thursday and send it to the House for approval.

World News Pemra reminds broadcasters against airing content related to Valentine's Day
Author: 0 Pemra reminds broadcasters against airing content related to Valentine's Day

TV and radio stations in Pakistan will be banned from broadcasting any programming relating to Valentine's Day, in compliance with a court order the Islamabad High Court issued a year ago. Electronic and print media have also been directed to not give coverage to any promotion of the day celebrating love. "No event shall be held at official level and at any public place", the court ordered at the time.

World News Sexual harassment in Westminster is rife - it's time for #MPToo
Author: 0 Sexual harassment in Westminster is rife - it's time for #MPToo

A report on parliamentary sexual harassment, commissioned by a cross-party group of MPs, calls for cultural overhaul and urgent reform in Westminster after a flood of sexual harassment complaints at the end of 2017. It said: 'The new procedures must ensure checks and balances are in place to guard against such complaints. The inquiry was established following claims of widespread sexual harassment by at Westminster previous year.

Author: 0 Costco reports strong comp sales in January

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has risen 7.60% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. About 812,783 shares traded. It is down 14.72% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. COST's profit will be $623.53M for 32.72 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.41% EPS growth.

World News United Nations asked to allow sanctioned N. Korean to attend Olympics
Author: 0 United Nations asked to allow sanctioned N. Korean to attend Olympics

North Korea's high-level delegation for the Olympics is being led by Kim Yong-nam, the highest-level official ever to visit South Korea , and it also includes Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. North Korea has sent hundreds of people to the Olympics in the South, including officials, athletes, artists, journalists and a 230-member cheering group.

Author: 0 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: North Korea's arrival greeted with protests

Pence, due to represent US President Donald Trump at Pyeongchang 2018, said in Tokyo on his arrival in Asia yesterday that they plan to introduce the " toughest and most aggressive " sanctions yet against North Korea . Kim has been putting pressure on the U.S. The squad, which features women chosen for their youth, good looks and enthusiasm, has been allowed to root for the North's much smaller contingent of athletes - only about 22 are competing - as part of a last-minute arrangement ...

World News A billionaire doctor just bought the LA Times for $500m
Author: 0 A billionaire doctor just bought the LA Times for $500m

He made his fortune developing the cancer-fighting drug Abraxane. Clashes between the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Co., which changed its name to Tronc Inc., erupted not long after it acquired the West Coast paper in 2000. For Soon-Shiong, the Times purchase is the culmination of a multi-year effort: he first invested in Tronc (the Times' holding company) in 2016, after unsuccessfully trying to buy the paper multiple times.