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[Guardian] Succour is around the corner for intending pilgrims in Nigeria, as the Saudi Arabian government lifts the quota on number of pilgrims allowed to perform the yearly hajj…
01.20 / 13:48
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local): An indictment charges Guzman with running a massive drug trafficking operation that laundered billions of dollars and oversaw murders and kidnappings. An indictment charges Guzman with running a massive drug trafficking operation that laundered billions of dollars and oversaw murders and k…
01.20 / 13:45
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Duke Energy has agreed to pay a $600,000 fine to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department accusing it of breaking antitrust law in the purchase of an independent power plant in Polk…
01.20 / 13:45
tampabay.com
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday said people should "take a deep breath" ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, as a number of her fellow Democrats say Mr. Trump wasn't legitimately elected and are skipping the ceremony. "I think everyone should take a deep breath," Mrs. Pelosi,…
01.20 / 13:45
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A Tuscaloosa lawmaker wants to do away with the requirement for permits to carry a concealed handgun in Alabama. Republican Sen. Gerald Allen filed the legislation Wednesday ahead of the legislative session that beings in February. Allen says the current permit requirement is an unnecessary burden…
01.20 / 13:45
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President-elect Donald Trump is starting inaugural day off with a tweet, saying “It all begins t…
01.20 / 13:45
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The tech giant is set to publish a new report blaming the dangerous blazes on two separate engineering flaws. …
01.20 / 13:44
nydailynews.com
Although both countries bear responsibility for the breakdown in relations, Washington deserves more blame than Moscow. Rejecting any manifestation of spheres of influence is either naïve or supremely arrogant. Russia is hardly the only country to regard the concept as important for its security. Or do U.S. officials believe that Chinese actions in the South … Continue reading The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis | The National Interest Blog …
01.20 / 13:40
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World's second-largest economy grew at slowest pace since 1990 as Beijing steers path toward greater…
01.20 / 13:48
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It’s part of a settlement the billionaire GOP backer is making with the federal government over corrupt practices in A…
01.20 / 13:48
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While the halcyon days for the utility sector are probably over, the analysts at Jefferies feel that some of the top players could benefit from the potential benefit of lower corporate taxes…
01.20 / 13:47
247wallst.com
The average retiree will receive enough from Social Security to keep ahead of the poverty level but not much beyond…
01.20 / 13:46
fool.com
Fast Market Research announces the availability of the new TechNavio report, "Global Customs Audit Market 2017-2021", on their comprehensive research portalBoston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/20/2017 -- One of the key growth stimulators in the global customs audit market is the severe penalties imposed by authorities for trade-related transgressions. As smuggling and security concerns are increasing, customs professionals are making regulations stringent, propelling the growth of the market.…
01.20 / 13:43
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The centennial anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service combined with a more sophisticated approach to marketing led to a record year for visitors and visitor spending in South…
01.20 / 13:43
argusleader.com
When Sean Ellis was trying to come up with a new job description for a Dropbox back in 2010, he would have never thought that, "Growth Hacking" would become such a hit among startups.Later, Andrew Chen introduced the term to a wider audience in his blog post titled, "Growth Hacker is the new VP Marketing." According to him Growth Hackers “are a hybrid of marketer and coder, one who looks at the traditional question of ‘How do I get customers for my product?' and answers with A/B tests, lan…
01.20 / 13:42
startupgrind.com
LIVONIA, Mich., Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower International, Inc. (NYSE: TOWR), a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, today announced select leadership changes consistent with the Company's leaner regional business …
01.20 / 13:40
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San Francisco, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) has extended the public comment period for proposed rulemaking changes mandated by Senate B…
01.20 / 13:47
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A Christian human rights lawyer in China is now suffering from severe psychological and physical trauma after being detained for 18…
01.20 / 13:39
christiantimes.com
New research suggests that estrogen levels play a factor in whether a woman will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Experts believe that low estrogen levels may make women more susceptible…
01.20 / 13:35
psychcentral.com
The miniature Rockit (cultivar name: PremA96) apple, launched seven years ago in New Zealand, is having its first year of a domestic crop for Yakima, Wa.-based Borton. The company is partnered with Chelan Fresh in Chelan, Wa. to grow, market and distribute the crunchy, sweet snack apple and while Borton…
01.20 / 13:30
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Smokers with depression who successfully quit smoking using stop smoking services may see an improvement in their mental health, according to new research, funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Annals of Behavioural…
01.20 / 13:26
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We are all equally American. That’s the message artist Shepard Fairey and others are hammering home with a campaign titled “We the People,” which calls for posters printed in newspapers to be used as protest art Friday at inauguration demonstrations. In an interview with The Times, Fairey said…
01.20 / 13:18
dailypilot.com
It’s shocking. After 25 years of marriage, a couple decides to get a divorce. From the outside looking in, things could not be any stranger. The pressures of establishing a career have subsided, the kids have grown-up (and hopefully moved out), and a desired lifestyle […
01.20 / 13:11
pro.psychcentral.com
Notable readings for the week include appearances by Michael Eric Dyson, Michael Lewis and a musical celebration of the works of Daniel James Brown, Jennie Shortridge and Jim…
01.20 / 13:08
seattletimes.com
IAN WRIGHT says Chelsea wanted to sign him after he handed in a transfer request at…
01.20 / 13:48
dailystar.co.uk
Brasil Global Tour’s Raisa Simplicio was at CBF headquarters to canvas opinion from some of the nation’s top journalists as Tite named his new squ…
01.20 / 13:48
goal.com
New Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams met the media in Berea Thursday and by all accounts "won the press conference." Where have we heard that before? CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A brash defensive coordinator showed up in Berea and absolutely killed the press conference. Didn't just win it. Came off the top rope and knocked it down with a folding chair, then applied a submission hold. He talked about the effect he's had on the defenses he's coached…
01.20 / 13:46
cleveland.com
Harris is a Darron Lee-type in a group of young, talented linebackers stuck behind two incumbent starters. What will Ohio State's linebacker group look like in 2017? Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Malik Harrison has everything you look for in an outside linebacker: Size, speed, range and the athletic ability that made him an excellent high school quarterback and basketball player. All the tools are there to suggest that Harrison will…
01.20 / 13:45
cleveland.com
Pick your team made up of the Premier League's biggest stars and you could be the lucky winner of some huge prizes with…
01.20 / 13:45
goal.com
Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold has admitted that he needs to make sure he’s ready if Jurgen Klopp calls on him again in the Premier League. […]The post Liverpool youngster Alexander-Arnold: I need to be ready if Klopp calls on me again appeared first on Squawka…
01.20 / 13:44
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The University of Dayton men's basketball team improved to 14-4 on the year and 5-1 in A-10 play after defeating the Richmond Spiders Thursday night at UD Arena by a score of…
01.20 / 13:40
bcsnn.com
The Packers are going to keep at least one of their top personnel lieutenants, but the future of their General Manager job could be decided from outside the organization. With Eliot Wolf pulling out of the derby to become the 49ers General Manager and Brian Gutekunst reportedly the favorite for the job, one of the …
Sony is rolling out the latest Android security patches to its Xperia XZ and X Performance - but the Xperia Z3+, which it began updating to Android 7.0 this week, remains on last month's patches. Read…
01.20 / 13:48
neowin.net
According to the Kogod School of Business at American University, Washington, DC, in their Made in America…
01.20 / 13:47
torquenews.com
Sweden’s six-hour work day spawned positive results for its employees, but is it as simple as that? Is it even feasible? The post Sweden’s six-hour work day: Is it really the best option? appeared first on Silicon Rep…
01.20 / 13:47
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Steam has just received an update that makes it much easier for users to move around game install folders. All they need to do now is use the automated "Move install folder" option. Read…
01.20 / 13:46
neowin.net
Editor’s note: The comment period for these regulations — as well as those proposed by the FDA — opened on Jan. 19 in an apparent attempt to coordinate oversight of gene editing. The comment period runs through May 19. [T]he U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Agency released a pre-published document that proposes […] The post Seed industry, farmers ‘pleased’ with proposed USDA genetic engineering rules appeared first on …
The plant which will be wholly owned by parent company Suzuki Motor Corporation would go on stream by February 2017. The post Maruti Suzuki Gujarat plant will start production from February 2017 appeared first on…
01.20 / 13:40
rushlane.com
'More Clay, Less Plastic' movement calls out to people to refuse disposable plastic and make way for a plastic-free …
01.20 / 13:40
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Tags:MMO,Beta,Indie GameAlbion Online, the Linux-supported MMO has another blog post and video detailing changes coming to this interesting MMO. Note: The game is currently in Beta. If you buy it now you can play it any time, but a player-wipe will happen before the full release. It seems they will start to reward people who do a lot of gathering (wood, stone, iron etc) by giving them new unlocks like a helmet, armour, shoes and a backpack. As currently, people who prefer gathering…
01.20 / 13:39
gamingonlinux.com
Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Travel Tip: New Deals for Booking a Hotel Room by the HourAre you trying to book a hotel room? Rather than looking at the day you want, you might want to look at a specific time window instead. There are now... Read More...The post Travel Tip: New Deals for Booking a Hotel Room by the Hour appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel…
01.20 / 13:47
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In his new film, which features a brilliant performance from James McAvoy as a man with 23 personalities, the oft-derided director may have finally found a return to…
01.20 / 13:46
theatlantic.com
TUI Group has launched its new content hub: travel.me. travel.me ties together content from around 600…Continue readingRelated:Merged TUI Group begins tradingTUI merger backed by shareholdersTUI Travel, TUI AG agree merger…
01.20 / 13:44
traveldailymedia.com
Disney released four new posters for this coming March’s big live-action adaptation of the classic film, Beauty and the Beast. The triptych poster is an amalgam of the other images – check them all out below. Beauty and the Beast is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner [&#…
01.20 / 13:42
theglobaldispatch.com
Immerse yourself in breath-taking scenery and experience some of New Zealand’s fresh local cuisine and regional flavours – done to a turn on the barbeque.    Pink Beach barbeque – Kauri Cliffs,... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
01.20 / 13:40
travelandtourworld.com
Donald Trump‘s presidential inauguration will be held TODAY (January 20) and there are going to be many politicians not in attendance because they plan on boycotting the event. The most high-profile boycotter on the list is definitely Georgia’s Rep. John Lewis, who announced he would not be attending the inauguration because he doesn’t consider Trump […]You may also like:Inauguration 2017 Live Stream Video – Watch…Hillary & Bill Clinton to Attend Donald…What Ti…
01.20 / 13:39
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A delegation of tourism businesses from Ireland was in Glasgow this week, taking part in Tourism Ireland’s first promotion of 2017 in Scotland – a B2B workshop and networking event with key travel... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
01.20 / 13:39
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Bad Signs For Inauguration Donald Trump’s deplorable party is happening in Washington, D.C. today and it’s already off to a bad start. Attendance is down, on top of a multitude of other problems. So we already know to expect a crappy event. But it seems as though things are only going to get worse. Take […]You may also like:Inauguration 2017 Live Stream Video – Watch…Marie Osmond Says She’d Perform at…Where Is Barron Trump? Future ‘First…Hillary & Bill Cl…
01.20 / 13:38
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The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has been actively engaged with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in developing a rule regarding plant breeding innovation. The rule-making notice was officially released yesterday, and ASTA, along with other organizations like the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), are pleased with the recognition of plant breeder’s history of safety and quality. “The farm and food value ... Read Mor…
01.20 / 13:38
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One person died while another was injured in an explosion which occurred aboard a container vessel in the late evening hours on January 19 in Felixstowe, according to the UK Coastguard. The vessel in question is reportedly the 147,420 dwt Manhattan Bridge which suffered the explosion due to a steam build up in the boiler…
01.20 / 13:37
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RBI governor Urjit Patel told the parliamentary panel that the central bank is working on a mechanism to bring down transaction cost on online…
01.20 / 13:36
livemint.com
Regs, infrastructure, trade, federal debt: What trucking can expect Has Donald Trump the candidate and president-elect written some campaign checks on the U.S. economy that President Trump can’t cash? The odds—and history—say that he’s very likely over-promised and will under-deliver. That doesn’t mean the Trump economic team won’t try, or that White House policy won’t have an impact on trucking. read more…
01.20 / 13:30
fleetowner.com
China's economic growth in 2016 amounted to 6.7 per cent according to official data from Beijing, released amid fears of a future downturn if a trade war with President Donald Trump's America…
01.20 / 13:26
relocatemagazine.com
This stunning image, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), shows part of the sky in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). The region is rendered in exquisite detail—deep red and bright blue stars are scattered across the frame, set against a background of thousands of more distant stars and galaxies. Two features are particularly striking: the colors of the stars, and the dramatic crosses that burst from the centers of the brightest b…
01.20 / 13:22
phys.org
Turkey's plans to build its Altay main battle tank (MBT) have hit a snag after Tümosan, the planned engine provider, cancelled a key technical support contract with Austria's AVL List GmbH. The cancellation comes after Austria's parliament unanimously adopted a non-binding motion that…
01.20 / 13:10
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A vivid and positive atmosphere provided the backdrop for a well visited edition of the Sival exhibition in Angers this week. The attendance of the 23,000 visitors from 22 countries reflected the potential and situation that the French industry is currently in. Speaking to both greenhouse growers…
01.20 / 13:00
hortidaily.com
Q. I’m a geezer and I believe in herbal products because they’re natural and I think you should tell your readers how wonderful they are…
01.20 / 13:48
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Our current stretch of very warm weather is responsible for significant flooding on the Rock and Mississippi Rivers. Instead of snowfall, we have received two significant rainfall events. Snow, that piles up to a foot, usually takes several days or weeks to melt off. With warm temperatures, all of the moisture that fell as rain immediately went into the rivers. And with more rain received on Thursday, river levels could inch up even more! A big pattern flip-flop will bring…
01.20 / 13:48
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – You probably don’t want to think about it, but tax season is on the horizon. But some Hoosiers will get a break. Eligible central Indiana residents can prepare their tax returns for free thanks to Indy Free Tax Prep, a network of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. The group will ease the burden of tax preparation costs for individuals and families with household incomes of $64,000 or less. The services are offered in Marion, Hendricks, Morgan [&#…
01.20 / 13:48
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An 88-year-old man was put in a chokehold and knocked to the ground in a robbery in Prescott Valley Wednesday…
01.20 / 13:48
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Florida Keys officials have approved a framework for county roads that need to be adapted to rising sea…
01.20 / 13:48
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The flu season has officially arrived in Connecticut, Milford Hospital officials said. Typically beginning in... The post Milford Hospital offers free flu shots Saturday appeared first on Milford…
01.20 / 13:47
milfordmirror.com
Winchester police along with state police are investigating a shooting on Rock…
01.20 / 13:47
wfsb.com
James Mattis is expected to be greeted on the steps of the Pentagon shortly after Donald Trump's inauguration as president by Gen. Joseph…
01.20 / 13:47
fox5sandiego.com
A top Republican senator says Democrats need to "settle down" in their opposition to President-elect Donald…
01.19 / 19:53
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