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Fire engulfs Florida casino boat; all 50 passengers safe

Fire engulfs Florida casino boat; all 50 passengers safe The boat was "fully engulfed" in flames, said Dan Dede, a dispatch supervisor at Pasco County Sheriff's Office and Pasco Fire. "All of us, my family and the neighbors, brought them towels and water", Jandali said. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission also responded to the scene, along with Port Richey police and the Marine and Air Unit. ABC Action News reported that 15 passengers were taken ... [Full Article...]

Trump blasts Dems as DREAMer debate heats up

Republicans and Democrats were already at odds over funding the government, and the negotiations became more complicated after Democrats - whose votes are needed to pass a government funding bill - insisted immigration be included. The president upped the pressure on Democrats in reponse to questions from reporters as he entered Trump International Golf Club, accompanied by House Majority Leader... [Full Article...]

Britain's Carillion collapses as banks refuse to lend it any more money

Banks headed by HSBC , Barclays and Santander, have yet to agree on a restructuring plan and are understood to be reluctant to pour in new funding unless the government is involved in a bailout. "Why did co get public sector contracts for @HS2ltd @networkrail Corby-London electrification #defence #schools after profit warning showed high risk?" Employing almost half its 40,000 global workforc... [Full Article...]

Iraqi PM Abadi to seek re-election in May vote

Iraqi PM Abadi to seek re-election in May vote In a statement issued on Saturday, Haider al-Abadi says his Victory Alliance will "boost the country's integrity and national sovereignty, correct mistakes and achieve justice and equality for all Iraqis". The 65-year-old Abadi was little known when he became prime minister three years ago, after Maliki ceded power to him in August 2014 amid political and sectarian chaos and a sweeping offensive b... [Full Article...]

Twin bombing kills 16 in Baghdad

Twin bombing kills 16 in Baghdad Dr Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for east Baghdad , reported "26 dead and 90 wounded". No group claimed responsibility for the attacks but the Islamic State militant group, in most cases, is blamed for deadly attacks targeting crowded areas in Iraq, including markets, cafes and mosques. [Full Article...]

Flooding in Kent causes residents to evacuate

Flooding in Kent causes residents to evacuate All that remained Saturday morning from Friday night's flooding of the River Road at North Bend was large chunks of ice along the banks of the river. As ice begins to move along the Susquehanna River, flooding has become a concern. Monday. The weekend's freezing temperatures slowed the movement of an enormous ice jam on the Housatonic River . At 8am Sunday, meteorologists said the Allegany wa... [Full Article...]

Ceiling collapses at Jakarta stock exchange

Ceiling collapses at Jakarta stock exchange Police cordoned off the complex as people fled the building, as the injured, including students visiting the building, were taken away by stretcher. Argo told Metro TV: "We are still investigating the cause, but for now our priorities are the casualties". [Full Article...]

Historical Teen Murti Chowk to be renamed after Israeli city

Historical Teen Murti Chowk to be renamed after Israeli city With the beginning of six-day trip of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India, the Indian government has dedicated an iconic Teen Murti Chowk in New Delhi to Israeli City Haifa . During his visit to Israel last July, Modi, himself, visited the Haifa War Memorial and paid tribute to Indian soldiers of 5 Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade, which had liberated the garrisoned town prot... [Full Article...]

Dreamers Protection Has To Come With Border Wall

Dreamers Protection Has To Come With Border Wall To the editor: It seems incredible that Democrats in Congress are more concerned about the fate of approximately 800,000 so-called Dreamers than they are about other pressing issues. Harris said spending $18 billion that the administration has requested for a wall "is basically the fulfillment of a campaign promise without any real basis in merit". [Full Article...]

COLOMBIA: ELN Affirms That Attacks Must Go On, Especially In Arauca

COLOMBIA: ELN Affirms That Attacks Must Go On, Especially In Arauca The visit by the Portuguese diplomat comes at the end of a critical week in the peace negotiations with this country's last remaining guerrilla organization, National Liberation Army, known by its Spanish acronym ELN . Moreover, the council -created on a presidential decree to monitor the peace accords- expressed great concern over the more than 140 social leaders and 47 ex-guerrilla assassinated... [Full Article...]

Yogi Adityanath: Rahul Gandhi should focus more on politics of development

Yogi Adityanath: Rahul Gandhi should focus more on politics of development Just before his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, A poster describing Congress. In Amethi , Rahul is scheduled to helm a road show as well as address the public at Saloan Nagar Panchayat area. With raising slogans like "Rahul Gandhi Jindabad", thousand of Congress workers and leaders thronged the airport. "People are looking forward to welcome him", Singh said. [Full Article...]

Speedboat carrying tourists in Thailand explodes, injuring passengers

Speedboat carrying tourists in Thailand explodes, injuring passengers The rescue operations were carried out in cooperation with Krabi Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, the Marine Police, the Tourist Police, the Marine Department, and the marine rescue team. As the boat was passing the Viking Cave, the driver detected a fuel leak and was checking on the engines when the explosion is said to have occurred. [Full Article...]

(NASDAQ:SBUX) Shares Bought by Handelsbanken Fonder AB

The stock decreased 4.50% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $14.85. Another trade for 22,966 shares valued at $1.23M was sold by ULLMAN MYRON E III . Horizon Kinetics Lc reported 7,650 shares. Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp Ma has 0.53% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ). Family Capital Trust stated it has 2.03% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ). [Full Article...]

Accenture Plc (ACN) CAO Sells $226944.21 in Stock

Advent International Corp who had been investing in Mistras Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $641.92 million market cap company. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. Wells Fargo has "Outperform" rating and $150 target. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal His comments on Sunday came just days after US President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw from the deal if its "disastrous flaws" were not fixed. Trump has repeatedly threatened to tear up what he has described as "the worst deal ever negotiated". President Trump, who openly despises the deal, is soon to decide whether or not to renew sanctions against Tehran. [Full Article...]

Trump promises involvement after Hawaii alert

Trump promises involvement after Hawaii alert Around 8:10 AM, an emergency alert was sent to all mobile phones in Hawaii saying, " BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". A second alert saying there was no missile didn't come for almost 40 minutes. Hawaiian authorities have apologised after incoming missile alert caused panic among residents for nearly 40 minutes. Hawaii officials apologised repeatedly and said the alert was sent ... [Full Article...]

Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out

Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out One of the canine handlers is Capt. Matt Kirk from Heartland Fire & Rescue , according to a spokeswoman for San Diego Fire-Rescue. His 6-year-old son, Peerawat, nicknamed Pasta, and his 79-year-old father-in-law, Richard Loring Taylor, also were killed in the mudslides . [Full Article...]

US House approves controversial foreign surveillance programme

US House approves controversial foreign surveillance programme Before approving the extension of the law, the House voted 233 to 183 to reject an amendment to require a warrant before intelligence officials spy on United States persons. What did Congress do Thursday? National security and civil liberties advocates were already deeply at odds over renewing spying powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act . [Full Article...]

DACA recipients can now request renewal status, per reports

DACA recipients can now request renewal status, per reports District judge William Alsup of the 9th circuit issued a ruling in San Francisco last week that temporarily blocked a decision by the government to end Daca later this year. If Congress can get that first deal done, it could then move on to tackle the thornier issues of ending chain migration and moving to a merit-based system. [Full Article...]

Western New Yorkers react to Haiti comments

Western New Yorkers react to Haiti comments Mr Trump was said to have told them that instead of granting temporary residency to citizens of countries hit by natural disasters, war or epidemics, the U.S. He suggested the US should instead should take in more immigrants from countries like Norway . Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist , instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant, who wasn't au... [Full Article...]


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