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by | January 31, 2018 | 13:38

Amazon .com, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase are forming a health-care company aimed at cutting costs for their USA employees . Essentially this future insurance company will have to experiment with enticing people to adopt a more healthy lifestyle, or perhaps direct them to a more cost-effective care facility at the right moment, reducing the need for expensive treatments.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:27

A memorial to the victims of the October 1 massacre in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal said in an article published Tuesday that a judge had unsealed almost 300 pages of search warrant records, in which Haig and Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , were named as "persons of interest" last October.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:11

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet said the department boss initiated an urgent investigation into the disposal of the filing cabinets. They were eventually bought and left unopened until the purchaser used a drill to break off the locks.

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:32

The Whittier Daily News reports "Salcido is heard profanely questioning military members" intelligence and continuing, "They're not high-level thinkers'" ... "We couldn't beat the Vietnamese, they are a bunch of people this big throwing rice at us, and we couldn't beat them". "If you join the military, it's because you have no other options", Salcido said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:55

Skies will be mostly cloudy to partly cloudy. Sunday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour increasing to 18 to 23 miles per hour in the morning. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Thursday will be significantly warmer with mostly sunny skies.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:09

That's rather missing the fact that Liverpool had another 84 minutes to score more goals than their opposition, or at least the same number to force extra time, and BT would hardly be interested in cutting the match short. "In the first half, (conceding) three goals , it hurts every team". Few Liverpool supporters would argue that improvements are needed goalkeeper and centre-back, weaknesses which are a huge factor in them being 18 points off the title pace set by Manchester City ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:06

Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted with most Democrats to reject it. "Yet there is no federal law protecting these vulnerable babies from abortion ", Ms. The bill exempted women whose lives are deemed at risk, as well as rape and incest victims, provided they report the crime to authorities, and receive medical treatment or counseling at least 48 hours before the abortion .

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:48

These tremors were felt for about a minute in many areas. The tremors were felt around 12:45 pm. Tremors were felt in several parts of northern India, including Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan. Quake tremors were felt in Pakistan, leaving one infant dead and nine family members injured in Balochistan after the roof of their home collapsed. A school building collapsed in Pakistan's Balochistan province following the quake.

by | January 31, 2018 | 10:30

Brady was calm as he addressed what Reimer said about his daughter, and both WEEI hosts were apologetic on the station's behalf. "I've tried to come on this show for many years and showed you guys a lot of respect,", cutting the interview short after a little over two minutes.

by | January 31, 2018 | 09:42

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a Democrat who represents parts of Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, reportedly plans to bring Ragbir's wife, Amy Gottlieb , to Capitol Hill on Tuesday where President Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver his State of the Union address.

by | January 31, 2018 | 08:58

Athlete Abzal Azhaliyev will be the flag-bearer of Kazakhstan national team. The IOC also confirmed the criteria used included the information in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) database, obtained by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and shared with the IOC last month.

by | January 31, 2018 | 08:43

Discussing the Times story on the reported effort to fire Mueller , Collins said, "I think what happened here is, the president had a bad idea". Comey, in notes he compiled from several meetings with Trump , says that the president urged him to drop his investigation of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was sacked by Trump after less than a month on the job for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russia's then-ambassador to ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 08:36

While France and Germany have also tightened scrutiny on Chinese investments, Beijing wishes to court both EU giants as partners for President Xi Jinping's signature Belt Road Initiative as the European market is more lucrative. Mrs May, who visited China past year for a G20 summit, will be accompanied by her husband Philip and the leaders of 50 British businesses and commercial organisations.

by | January 31, 2018 | 08:28

It has also attracted massive criticism for human rights abuses including "enhanced interrogation techniques" waterboarding, walling, sleep deprivation, dietary manipulation and cramped confinement. He also said the United States will work to kill terrorists, but when it is necessary, they must be captured and interrogated. Trump plans to overturn an Obama-era directive to shutter the detention center by issuing an executive order, ABC News reported .

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:26

Al Jazeera's James Bays, reports from Washington, DC. Last month, Haley said she was exploring several options for the United Nations to pressure Iran to adjust its behaviour. Haley said that skepticism came across as their ambassadors viewed the missile parts on display in Washington. Diplomats, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Haley has not yet signalled which accountability option she might pursue or when.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:46

Congress had acted to try to punish Russian Federation for its interference in the US 2016 presidential election , amid multiple investigations into alleged ties between Russian Federation and President Trump's campaign. The US Congress ordered the list be published after passing sanctions last summer under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act , created to name those believed to be benefiting from the Putin presidency.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:38

Earlier Tuesday, a group of angry Palestinians protested against the visit of the delegation from the USA consulate in Jerusalem to the office of Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce. The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Tuesday condemned the assault on a USA diplomatic delegation by Palestinian protesters in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:33

Gandhi said at musical festival here in Polo grounds. He would address public meetings and interact with the public. "We are all proud of you", Rahul said after attending a concert called "Celebration for Peace" on Tuesday evening, organised by the Congress to kick off its Meghalaya campaign.

by | January 31, 2018 | 06:02

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, California Rep. Adam Schiff, said last week that Democrats on the panel had put together their own memo. The memo was reportedly shared with many Republican members of Congress, but has not been turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Department of Justice.

by | January 31, 2018 | 05:52

Russia's hopes for an internationally backed peace plan were dealt a blow as major opposition forces boycotted a summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi aimed at outlining a deal. Euronews reporter in Sochi , Galina Polonskaya, summed up what the conference had been about. "Nothing bad happened", said Naumkin. The parties at the congress appealed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to assign de Mistura to assist in the constitutional committee's work in Geneva.