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Chegg, Inc. (CHGG) traded 8819826 Stock with change of 17.05%

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Robert W. Baird maintained Charles River Laboratories International , Inc. (NYSE:CRL) with a price target of $108.00. On Friday, May 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Underweight". On Thursday, August 17 Barbo William D sold $399,632 worth of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc . On Monday, January 22 the stock rating was downgraded by SunTrust to "Hold". Read More »

Government demands equal treatment to OFWs in Kuwait

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Meanwhile, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is keeping a close watch on airports and seaports to enforce the ban. He also alleged Arab employers routinely raped their Filipina workers, forced them to work 21 hours each day and fed them scraps. Read More »

Trump supports fuel tax increase to fund infrastructure plan

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Daniel Clifton, Strategas' head of policy research, said higher gasoline prices would also be nine times bigger than the estimated $4 billion workers are receiving from employers because of the corporate tax cut. The White House proposal doesn't indicate what the administration will do with the Highway Trust Fund, which finances most highway and transit projects through the fuel taxes. Read More »

Unified Korea score first Olympic hockey goal against Japan

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South Korea's men's hockey team needed only 7 minutes and 34 seconds to do it. At least 150 cheerleaders filled an entire section of the Gangneung Hockey Centre arena, directly behind one of the goals. Canada, Switzerland, South Korea and the Czech Republic are in Group A, while Sweden, Norway, Germany and Finland are in Group C. It took a North Carolinian to score Korea's first-ever Winter Olympics ice hockey goal. Read More »

White powder sends Trump Jr. wife to hospital

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Both Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump have commented on the incident on social media, both asserting that it is an bad act that should not be inflicted upon anyone. Ms Trump, the daughter-in-law of US President Donald Trump , was hospitalised after she complained of nausea following her exposure, city officials said. Read More »

Modi invites Omani businesses to invest in India

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During the auspicious days and festivals, more than 15,000 devotees visit the temple to offer their prayers. Modi's visit to Ramallah, the first by an Indian leader, was also marked by statements promising increased cooperation between the two states, with the prime minister affirming that he was "committed to Palestinian national rights" and that "support for the Palestinian cause has been one of the mainstays of our foreign policy". Read More »

Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator's Cannabis Blockade

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Cory Gardner used his power as a senator to freeze department nominations last month after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked Obama-era protections for states that have broadly legalized marijuana. It's image we don't need to continue to see. Last year, he issued a memorandum to all US Attorneys' offices instructing them to charge people with the highest provable offense - a move that is created to trigger mandatory minimum sentences under laws passed in the 1980s and 1990s that ... Read More »

Senate Rejects Trump Immigration Measure

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If the deal does pass through Congress, something that is far from a sure-thing, the White House has signaled it would oppose it because it does not address all of the proposed immigration reforms that Trump desires. He told reporters that Trump "did a very good job of putting a honest offer on the table". While the president's support of the Iowa Republican's bill is not surprising, his vague promise not to support other bills is notable, as Trump told lawmakers last month that he would ... Read More »

U.S. defense chief says talks with Turkey on Syria 'open and honest'

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Turkey considers the YPG a "terrorist" group linked to Kurdish insurgents fighting within Turkey's own borders. Government spokesman and Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, immediately after these developments, said the U.S. "Turkey's intervention against Kurds living in peace (in Syria ) with other ethnic groups is unacceptable", Buldan said. Their leader, Abdullah Ocalan, was arrested in 1999 and sentenced to life in prison after the death penalty sentence was revoked. Read More »

Federal appeals court rules Trump travel ban unconstitutional

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Chief Judge Roger Gregory wrote the majority opinion . The Supreme Court had decided in December that it would allow the latest travel ban to take effect while litigation ran its course. by nationals of five majority-Muslim countries covered under the previous travel bans - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen - as well as two new countries, Chad and North Korea. Read More »

Minnie Driver Steps Down As An Oxfam Ambassador After Prostitution Scandal

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After Oxfam conducted its investigation into the allegations, numerous aid workers involved were allowed to resign - including the regional head of the mission. Parties every week? Fancy villas? He denied giving the woman money but said the liaison "fuelled rumours" and had left his leadership and Oxfam "compromised". Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to Form New Commands for Maritime Security, Logistics

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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that "we will scale up", but he declined to say how many personnel the effort would involve or where it would operate. The ministers, including U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, were to announce the creation of two new command centers to cover trans-Atlantic maritime transport routes and logistics and transport within Europe. Read More »

Top 10 alternative singings Manchester United could have made

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With that in mind, Conte was the subject of a freakish prank by an Italian TV show today. There could be another enthralling battle on the touchline when Chelsea and Manchester United meet again on 25th February. Come on, Antonio...you will be friends forever!' Changing shape would allow Pogba more freedom to express himself in an attacking sense, giving him less defensive responsibility. Read More »

'Do you fear me?': Venezuela's Maduro threatens to gatecrash regional summit

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That leaves Maduro without a popular rival and therefore clear favorite to win in April despite his unpopularity and the dire state of Venezuela's economy. In its declaration on Tuesday, the Lima Group said there aren't guarantees that the planned elections will be free and fair, especially since there are political prisoners in the country, key opposition members have been arbitrarily kept from being able to participate and the government maintains a firm control over electorate officials. Read More »

Some Accumulating Snow Likely This Weekend

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The warmup is short-lived, with temperatures falling 40 degrees to a low of about 22 Thursday night, with a north wind of 11 to 17 miles per hour gusting to as high as 26 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Monday night, expect a 40 percent chance of rain showers before 11 p.m., then a chance of snow showers, the weather service said. Snow accumulations should be on the light side but regardless areas of snow and gusty surface winds will produce tricky travel Friday night . Read More »

Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

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It has been reported that the Iranian authorities have refused to release the body to his family unless there is an immediate burial and no attempt to conduct an independent autopsy. "On January 9th, a written report by one of security entities of the country was delivered to Shahid Moghaddas court of prosecution recounting that a group of suspects have been cooperating with Central Intelligence Agency and Mossad ", said Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, Tehran Prosecutor General, on Tuesday. Read More »

Ethiopian prime minister resigns after years of turmoil

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But, he has struggled to rise politically above the shadow of Meles who was the nation's prime minister from 1995 to 2012. The letter was accepted by the executive committee of Hailemariam's party, the Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement, as well as the wider ruling coalition, the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), state-backed media said. Read More »

Aussie 'Kim Jong-Un' stirs up North Korean Olympic supporters

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But it did not materialize, with the North failing to show willingness to meet its U.S. counterpart. "I didn't believe it was proper for the United States of America to give any countenance or attention in that form to someone who's not merely the sister of the dictator but is the leader of the propaganda effort", Pence told Axios' Mike Allen . Read More »

South Africa's ANC - Zuma's behaviour threatens state security

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The scandal tainted President had been asked to step down from his post by the ANC. He said he did not fear a motion of no-confidence, adding: "I have served the people of South Africa to the best of my ability". ANC chief whip in parliament, Jackson Mthembu , emphasized that depending on the availability of the Chief Justice, Deputy President Ramaphosa could be inaugurated as President by Thursday after Zuma's removal in the House vote. Read More »

Electing SA's next president in Parliament

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Under Zuma the ANC has become increasingly divided, mainly over his leadership and corruption allegations that have eroded public support for the liberation movement. 1990 - At the ANC's first Regional Congress in KwaZulu-Natal province, Zuma is elected chairperson of the Southern Natal region and takes a leading role in fighting violence in the region. Read More »

Obama urges 'common-sense gun safety laws' after Florida mass shooting

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He did have some insight into a possible motive, though, saying that Cruz recently had "trouble with a girl". Authorities say the alleged gunman used an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle that he legally bought in the shooting. Trump offered no timetable but said he would travel to Parkland to comfort the grieving and "continue coordinating the federal response", adding that securing schools would be a top priority at a meeting with governors and state attorneys general later this month. Read More »

Dublin rents to rise to €2500 before they start to slow

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The average monthly rent nationwide during the final quarter of 2017 was €1,227, the seventh quarter in a row a new all-time high has been set. Rents in Dublin are now nearly €380 a month higher than the previous peak at the height of the Celtic Tiger. Read More »

Fannie Mae needs taxpayer money again after $6.5 billion loss

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Fannie Mae on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter 2017 net loss of $6.5 billion, a steep year-over-year decline that the government-sponsored, publicly traded entity attributed to a one-time accounting charge brought on by changes to the tax code that passed into law in December. Read More »

State maintains Miguna is not Kenyan citizen

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In a quick response to the judgement, the self-declared National Resistance Movement general said they will use lawful means in their campaign. Mr Miguna was nabbed following a dramatic raid at his Runda home that saw the fierce lawyer spend four nights at various police stations before he was ejected out the country with the Interior ministry arguing that he was not a Kenyan citizen. Read More »

Congress May Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt

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Adam Schiff , a Democrat, told reporters . On Thursday, Bannon presented panel members with a list of 25 questions that he would be willing to answer from that time period. Schiff said, adding that the answer was no. The committee is weighing whether to hold Bannon in contempt. Conaway said he hasn't spoken to House Speaker Paul Ryan yet but will meet with him about the next steps. Read More »

Shaun White interested in competing in 2020 Summer Games

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In the lawsuit , Lena Zawaideh , a former member of White's band charged that the gold-medal victor consistently sexually harassed her for the seven years they worked together and sent her unsolicited " sexually explicit and graphic images", according to USA Today . Read More »

Sane, Silva and Delph train for Man City ahead of Basel clash

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Roberto Mancini says his former club Manchester City have improved so much this year that they are now genuine contenders to win the Champions League . They play Wigan away on Saturday, face Arsenal in back-to-back matches starting with the League Cup final on February 25, then host Chelsea on March 4. Read More »

Florida shooting: What do we know about suspect Nikolas Cruz so far

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A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from a high school in Parkland, Florida , has been charged with 17 counts of murder, accused of carrying out one of the deadliest school shootings in US history. At least 17 people have been killed in a shooting at a school in south Florida on Valentine's Day . President Trump addressed the shooting on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Congress works to reach agreement on extending DACA protections

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And without a bill , lawmakers don't have a way to proceed. Getting that legislation to the Senate floor for a vote is another matter. "I said we'd have an open and fair process". "We're going to keep fighting every way we can", Schumer told reporters while repeating his demand that GOP-leaning amendments be kept out of the debate. Read More »

911 audio - Troopers, police use stop sticks on 'runaway' vehicle

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When dispatchers continued urging him to shift into neutral, Cooper said he was anxious he'd lose control of the vehicle . Experts say that, should you ever get into a similar situation with your gas pedal stuck, call 911 and try to put your vehicle in neutral, put on your brakes or try to shut the auto off. Read More »

Florida governor after school shooting: 'The violence has to stop'

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Jost said her friend told her Cruz cocked the weapon and pointed it at him. The group describes itself as a "white civil rights organization fighting for white identitarian politics" and seeking to create a "white ethnostate". Most of the fatalities were inside the building, though some victims were found fatally shot outside, the sheriff said. There is still no clear motive for the shooting, but a portrait of the suspect is starting to emerge. Read More »

Sessions invokes 'Anglo-American heritage' of sheriff's office

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Per usual on Sessions' part, the comment thinly veiled his backwoods idealism on race relations in the U.S. Which, to no surprise, was enough to strike a nerve with Demings, who's black , and who told the Tampa Bay Times that Sessions' remarks were "met with mixed applause in a mostly Anglo crowd of American sheriffs ". Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about Florida gunman

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The 19-year-old is charged with with 17 counts of premeditated murder. "If you give up that right at any time during this hearing, whatever you say can and will be used against you in the prosecution of this case". They wanted to know if he knew anything more after first reporting the YouTube video past year. The FBI contacted Bennight again after Wednesday's mass shooting, according to CNN . Read More »

Sheriff: 12 Of 17 People Killed In Florida School Shooting Identified

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, about 45 miles north of Miami, had been placed on a "code red" lockdown but had no information on how many people had been injured, a spokeswoman for the county sheriff's office said. I'm putting my phone down because we are debating sensible gun laws again. "I did know he really did like guns a lot, but I didn't think he would cause such tragedy", he added . Read More »

Boris Johnson to Warn UK Against Reversing Brexit

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But he was on his "best behaviour" and "stuck rigidly to the script" with this speech in central London , BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said. "What do you say to those who say, 'Yet another speech on Brexit - but where is the clarity?' ". Because that will mean that while a bespoke deal is still possible, it will be one that must fall within the parameters for worldwide trade that already exist - with a choice between excellent market access and the obligations that demands, ... Read More »

German cities to combat air pollution through free public transit trial

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In a letter to European Union environment commissioner Karmenu Vella, three ministers wrote: "We are considering public transport free of charge in order to reduce the number of private cars". In Germany, the topic also gained renewed attention after the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal became public in 2015, which implicated the auto manufacturer in having engaged in a deliberate effort to make its products appear more environmentally friendly than they were. Read More »

Japanese Growth Rolls On As Q4 GDP Rises 0.5%

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The economy expanded at a 0.5 percent annualized rate in October-December, less than the median estimate for annualized growth of 0.9 percent, Cabinet Office data showed on Wednesday. Japan's economy grew a real 1.6 percent in calendar 2017, the fastest increase since a 2.0 percent expansion in 2013. "It's hard for the Japanese economy to be self-sustaining when incomes are struggling to rise", said Mr Yasutoshi Nagai, chief economist at Daiwa Securities in Tokyo. Read More »

Harden, Paul lead Rockets past Kings

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The Rockets won 14 consecutive games bridging the months of November and December. Chris Paul scored the first two of his 17 points of the period with a finger roll on the first possession. In 1,253 games with 1,090 starts, Johnson is averaging 16.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists. The Rockets got going in the second quarter behind 17 points from Paul to lead 55-45 at halftime. Read More »

Former CIA agent breaks down on CNN over Florida school shooting

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We're talking about bump stocks. While discussing the shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School by Nikolas Cruz on Wednesday, Philip Mudd became overcome with emotion and exclaimed 'a child of God is dead'. Baldwin, Nelson for reelection Dems press Trump for "Buy American" proposals in infrastructure plan Chuck Schumer's deal with the devil MORE (D-Conn.), a vocal advocate for gun legislation, condemned the shooting on the Senate floor , saying that these kinds of incidents ... Read More »

Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed's seminary, dispensaries

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Earlier in November a year ago, FATF at its plenary in Buenos Aires had asked Pakistan provide a compliance report on actions taken against Lashkar-e-Taiba and JuD at Paris meeting. The crackdown came after reports emerged that Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will consider the USA -sponsored motion to put Pakistan on a list of countries failing to prevent terrorism financing. Read More »

FO summons Indian envoy to protest ceasefire violations along LoC

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At Udhampur Headquarters of the Army's Northern Command, Lt. Alert troops engaged the suspected militants and fired on them and foiled their attempt to cross over the LoC . According to sources, the army used its posts at Balnoi, Sarla, Mendhar, Laleali, Doda, Banwat, Kalal and Karen to launch the fire assaults, predominantly targeting the terrorists hiding in those camps. Read More »

What is a 'reciprocal tax' and why is Trump talking about it

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Indeed, the first section of the 2019 budget proposal is a letter from Trump to Congress , titled "The Budget Message of the President ". In the two-year spending pact Congress passed last week and Trump signed into law , legislators allocated an additional $2 billion dollars for HUD over the current spending levels. Read More »