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by | February 08, 2018 | 00:46

The economy is expected to expand 2% next year, up from 1.9% previously. The main driver of growth over the next two years will continue to be strong domestic consumption, while the contribution of exports is likely to recover only in 2019, say experts from the European Commission.

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:46

On February 6, a London court upheld the arrest warrant for Assange. If he were to leave, he would face arrest by British police for skipping bail in June 2012 by seeking refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden to face an allegation of rape, which he denied.

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:44

Last year's Super Bowl ring cost $5.5 million or an estimated $36,500 each, making the New England Patriots rings the most expensive Jostens had ever made for an National Football League team. The NFL awards the team $5,000 each for up to 150 rings for coaches, players, trainers, executives, personnel, and general staff. Office staff and wives may get replica rings and pendants.

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:34

ABC's "World News Tonight" topped the evening newscasts with an average of 9.3 million viewers, NBC's "Nightly News" and the "CBS Evening News" had 6.9 million. The Nielsen company said that Sunday's numbers is the smallest Super Bowl audience since 2009, when 98.7 million saw the Pittsburgh Steelers play against the Arizona Cardinals.

by | February 08, 2018 | 00:30

Earlier on Tuesday, the popular TV anchor snatched the phone of a kid who tried to click a selfie with her and thrashed it against the floor. I confess.its hurtful. "Untill next time #socialDetox". The boy's mother, who lodged a police complaint against Anasuya, claimed that the boy approached the actress for a selfie which allegedly led to an ugly turn of events as the anchor ended up breaking the boy's phone.

by | February 07, 2018 | 23:59

Israeli warplanes struck a Syrian military position in a rural area near Damascus on Wednesday, triggering Syria's air defense system which destroyed most of the missiles, a Syrian army statement carried by state television claimed. The Syrian army's air defence system "dealt with these missiles and destroyed a number of them before reaching their targets", one source told dpa.

by | February 07, 2018 | 23:41

Porter, the Daily Mail previously reported , is now in a relationship with White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and was a close ally of Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. Kelly was aware of a 2010 protective order Willoughby obtained against Porter and the order kept Porter from obtaining a full security clearance, a senior administration official told Politico .

by | February 07, 2018 | 23:06

The official also alleged that Russian Federation was trying to meddle in a number of elections in the western hemisphere, including the 2018 U.S. midterm Senate elections. "There would be no supply of drugs if there's no demand, and there would be no demand if there is no supply", said Colombian President Santos, indicating the demand in the U.S.is part of the problem.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:54

The vice president is on his way to Japan and then South Korea for the Winter Olympics. Later in the week, Pence will meet with North Korean defectors to highlight the country's human rights abuses. Kim Yo Jong was always close to her father, and after returning from Switzerland she was appointed to positions of responsibility in the government, according to Michael Madden, who runs the blog North Korea Leadership Watch.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:51

Vice President Mike Pence kicked off his swing through Asia Wednesday by vowing to intensify pressure on North Korea over its growing nuclear threat and show solidarity with U.S. Skeptics think North Korea is trying to use the Olympics to weaken USA -led sanctions and pressure against it and buy time to advance its weapons programs.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:52

As expected, Porzingis avoided putting pressure on his left leg. The New York Knicks were dealt a devastating blow when the team learned Kristaps Porzingis will be lost for the rest of the season. He was mere days away from participating in his first career All-Star Game , and led the National Basketball Association in both blocks per game and opponent field goal percentage at the rim.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:48

The stock increased 1.24% or $2.13 during the last trading session, reaching $173.95. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) has risen 6.83% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. 7,999 were reported by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman reported 96,832 shares. The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:42

It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. United American Securities Inc decreased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co New Com (WFC) by 32.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hightower Advsr Lc accumulated 602,984 shares. GM stock closed Tuesday up 5.9 percent on a day when USA auto stocks outpaced the larger market: Fiat Chrysler was up 7.1 percent and Ford closed the day up 5.1 percent.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:31

A legal battle might emerge between Mueller's office and Trump's team if the president refuses to testify before the special counsel's panel . The CNN anchor noted that the White House has said that the outraged response to the remark proved the "Democrats can't take a joke".

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:26

By 12:15 p.m., crews began tow the plane back to the terminal, and the plane was removed from the taxiway around 12:30 p.m. Pictures and video posted to social media showed heavy skid marks where the front of the plane slid to the edge of the taxiway.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:20

According to sources close to the Syrian government the missiles were aimed at a "research centre" in the town of Jamraya, just north of the capital, which had been also been the target of previous Israeli strikes. "The general command of the armed forces holds Israel fully responsible for the unsafe consequences of its repeated, aggressive and uncalculated adventures", the army warned.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:14

Syria's main opposition group, like the Kurds , said they would boycott the event, and last-minute wrangling was under way to bring others to the table. The whole world knows Turkey is not acting with an invasive mind. Macron said Turkey's operation required Europe and its allies to "have discussions and take decisions", without specifying what they might be.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:08

Lamont West scored 17 points, and the 19th-ranked Mountaineers survived a 32-point night from Oklahoma's Trae Young to escape with a 75-73 win over the 17th-ranked Sooners on Monday night. Worst of all, West Virginia didn't even need its all-out pressure defense to stymie K-State. Instead, Young swung his arm free and delivered the ball to Odomes underneath the basket, but Odomes was quickly surrounded by two Mountaineers defenders and couldn't get off a solid shot.

by | February 07, 2018 | 22:02

One hotel employee was rescued from the basement and three others remain missing, officials said. Rescue workers scrambled to search for survivors in buildings left tilting precariously on their foundations in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on February 7, after an overnight quake killed four and injured more than 200.

by | February 07, 2018 | 21:47

The lawsuit claims the manufacturer created a deceptive marketing campaign that misled patients and about the benefits of the drugs and risks of addiction. According to an article by the Daily News , almost 13 states of the US have filed legal suits against opioid drug companies based in the country.