All News - 02 January 2018

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Emergency Responders Ambushed in Europe’s Migrant Suburbs

02 January 2018 23:53:32 WN.com - Europe News

Political leaders vowed justice and promised a crackdown ......

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Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited (CWJ) – Derivative Action Advisory

02 January 2018 23:53:00 WN.com - America News

Derivative Claim Eric Jason Abrahams, a shareholder of Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited (CWJ), has filed an application in the Supreme Court in Jamaica against CWJ, requesting permission from the Court for him to bring what is known as a derivative action in a court in Florida,...

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Extension of Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Economic Impact of Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation

02 January 2018 23:49:49 WN.com - Asia News

Today I have agreed to a request from the Chair of the Productivity Commission to extend the timeframe for the PC's inquiry into the impact on our national economy of Australia's system of horizontal fiscal equalization (HFE) which underpins the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (States). As requested, the PC will now be required to provide its final report to the Government by 15 May 2018. The PC has undertaken extensive consultation as part of this inquiry....

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Notice of Annual General Meeting/Proxy Form

02 January 2018 23:49:49 WN.com - Asia News

The text version of this document is not available at the moment. The original content was...

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Bitcoin Adoption in Africa Hinders EAC Plans for a Unified Currency

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

Due to a declining economy and eroding national currencies, the East African Community (EAC), an intergovernmental central bank organization composed of six countries in eastern Africa have plans to adopt a unified currency. However, the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital currencies are hindering the East African central bank’s abilities to establish a harmonized EAC currency. Also Read: Bitmari Becomes First Bitcoin Company to Partner With an African Commercial Bank ‘The Objective of the Bitcoin Founder Is Quite Different from That of the EAC Member States’ This past October news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Bank of...

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Extra-Judicial Executions Never Stopped: New Attempts Before Israeli Knesset to Legitimize Killing of Palestinians

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

Print Ref:01/2018 The Israeli Knesset intends to vote on Wednesday, 03 January 2018, to amend the Penal Code in order to legalize the use of death penalty against those involved in murders while carrying out 'terrorist operations'. The bill was presented before the Knesset on 30 October 2017 by three Israeli extremist parliamentarians: Robert Eltov, Oded Forer and Yuli Leminovsky. The bill stipulates that 'the Minister of Defense orders the commander of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in the division to give orders to: 1- the Military Court in the division to have the power to sentence death penalty without requiring the consensus of the Military Court, but only the ordinary majority; 2- No...

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Today's 3.4% fare increase will fund train company profit

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

2 January 2018 RMT Press Office: All new cash from today's 3.4% fare increase will fund train company profit instead of rail investment As rail fares protests organised by RMT take place at forty stations around the country today a new study by the union has found that every penny of this year's inflation busting fare increase is going straight into the 'profit' of the privatised train operating companies. The RMT has said that the figures demonstrate that rail bosses are trying to hoodwink passengers with completely bogus arguments that the fare increases are to fund investment in rail. The figures are derived from using the rail bosses own claim that 'only' between 3 and 4 pence in every...

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Grayling has flown to Qatar on day of rail fare increase

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

RMT on news that transport secretary Chris Grayling has flown to Qatar on day of biggest rail fare increase in five years General Secretary Mick Cash said; 'Chris Grayling knew that the...

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Overwhelming support from passengers for RMT protests

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

Overwhelming support from passengers for RMT protests this morning over privatised rail fares rip off Overwhelming support from passengers for RMT protests this morning over privatised rail fares rip off. General Secretary Mick Cash said; 'While the...

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Cellectis to Present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 12:00PM PT

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

January 2, 2018 - New York (N.Y.) -Cellectis(Euronext Growth: ALCLS - Nasdaq: CLLS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing immunotherapies based on gene-edited allogeneic CAR T-cells...

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Sérgio Conceição: “It's not a decisive Wednesday”

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

Matchday 16, the first of 2018, takes FC Porto to the home of Feirense on Wednesday (20h15), and Sporting (vice-leader, with the same points as the Dragons) to the home of Benfica. Still, Sérgio Conceição stated in press conference that he doesn't expect this to be a decisive day to find the winner of the competition. The coach turns his attention to the performance of his team and to the way they will have to adjust to a smaller and possibly heavy pitch. The game plan 'Tomorrow, we will play on a pitch...

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Police officer stabbed detaining robbery suspect

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

Detectives are investigating after a police officer was stabbed whilst attempting to arrest a suspect following a robbery in Sutton. Police were called shortly before 19:00hrs on Tuesday, 2 January to reports of a knife-point robbery close to St James Road. Officers attended and spoke with the male victim before commencing a search of the local...

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IEB matric pass rate hits 98.76%

02 January 2018 23:47:09 WN.com - Africa News

The Independent Examinations Board has reported a 98.76% matric pass rate for 2017. ......

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Indonesia introduces new Internet censorship system

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: ARAB NEWS Wed, 2018-01-03 23:10 ID: 1514913087019816700 JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Ministry is set to implement a new $14 million Internet censorship system from Wednesday. The new system will automatically block pornography and other content deemed to be unsuitable by the government, following years of manual monitoring which has failed to adequately police the abundance of illicit online content. The ministry’s Information...

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German far-right leader in legal soup over anti-Muslim tweet

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Tue, 2018-01-02 13:01 ID: 1514910460199624300 BERLIN: German police have filed a complaint against a prominent member of Germany’s far-right AfD party over a tweet on New Year’s Eve, which they say violated anti-incitement laws. Beatrix von Storch, deputy leader of the party’s...

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Uganda’s Museveni signs law removing age cap for president

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: Reuters Tue, 2018-01-02 18:59 ID: 1514908882529510800 KAMPALA: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed a law that scraps a 75-year age cap for presidential candidates, a spokesman for parliament said on Tuesday, a move critics say will allow him to remain in power indefinitely. Museveni, 73, has ruled Uganda for 31 years and could now stand again in the next election,...

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West warns S. Sudan parties over cease-fire violations

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: REUTERS Tue, 2018-01-02 12:35 ID: 1514910066459587800 JUBA: The US, Britain and Norway have called on parties in the South Sudan conflict and their field commanders to stop violating the cease-fire signed last month, their head of missions in Juba said on Tuesday. There have been...

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France vows crackdown after New Year attack on police

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: AFP Tue, 2018-01-02 13:02 ID: 1514910332779610700 PARIS: The French government vowed a crackdown on urban violence on Tuesday after shocking video footage emerged of a policewoman being beaten on New Year’s Eve. She was one of two officers attacked by a crowd of youths after police were called to a party in the Paris suburb of Champigny-sur-Marne, in an assault President Emmanuel Macron called “a cowardly and criminal lynching.” A third officer was beaten up Monday while trying to inspect a stolen scooter...

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World reacts, UN weighs in and Iran responds

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: ARAB NEWS Tue, 2018-01-02 20:21 ID: 1514903264499037300 The EU pushed Iran on Monday to guarantee the right to protest as authorities have moved to crack down on days of unrest across the nation. Protests broke out Thursday and have quickly grown to become the biggest test for the regime since mass demonstrations in 2009. “We have been in touch with the Iranian authorities and we expect that the right to peaceful demonstration and freedom of expression will be guaranteed,” a spokeswoman for the bloc’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement. “We will continue to monitor developments,” the spokeswoman added. The violent protests, which left at least 21 people dead,...

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US, Britain and Norway warn South Sudan parties over cease-fire violations

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: REUTERS Tue, 2018-01-02 20:30 ID: 1514915905919984600 JUBA: The United States, Britain and Norway have called on parties in South Sudan’s conflict to stop violating a cease-fire signed last month, their heads of mission in the capital Juba said on Tuesday. The deal aimed to end a four-year war between the government of president Salva Kiir and rebels in which tens of thousands of people have been killed....

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Deadly, bone-chilling cold grips wide swath of US

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: AP Tue, 2018-01-02 03:00 ID: 1514910203729595600 MILWAUKEE: Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the US as 2018 began, breaking century-old records and leading to several deaths that authorities attributed to exposure to the dangerously low temperatures. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories and freeze warnings Tuesday covering a vast area from South Texas to Canada and from Montana through New England. Authorities opened warming shelters in the South as temperatures dipped notably close to zero in Alabama and Georgia. The bitter cold wave enveloped much of the Midwest on Monday, yet that did...

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Trump moves toward sanctions over Iran protests

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Author: James Reinl Thu, 2018-01-04 02:56 ID: 1514926764080742900 NEW YORK: US president Donald Trump’s administration is considering slapping sanctions on Iranian individuals who are behind a crackdown on protesters in the biggest wave of anti-government anger Iran has seen since widespread rallies in 2009. In an interview with the state-backed broadcaster VOA (Voice of America), deputy assistant secretary of state for Iraq and Iran, Andrew...

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Chicharito: Mexico wants 'to get to the final and even win the World Cup'

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Javier Hernandez says El Tri players aren't limiting themselves to dreaming about the quarterfinals in the new year ......

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Defendants' rights upheld by new wiretap law, says Italian minister

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Rome The rights of defendants are guaranteed under a new that regulates the use of transcripts of wiretaps or video recordings more tightly, Italy's Justice Minister Andrea Orlando said on Tuesday. "The defence can...

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Libyan PM deplores desecration of Sufi shrine

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

Tripoli Libya's United Nations backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has condemned the raid on the Sufi tomb of Mahdi bin Mohammed Senussi, father of Libyas former...

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'Wild Thoughts' for Weight Watchers

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers International climbed after it struck a deal with producer and recording artist DJ Khaled, who will represent the brand to millions of follows on...

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US stocks ring in 2018 with gains as technology leads again

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and health care companies jumped Tuesday as U.S. stocks started the new year the same way they spent the last one: rising steadily and setting records. Energy companies, which struggled in 2017, also climbed. Asian markets rose after surveys in China and India showed continued manufacturing growth in the world's most populous countries. U.S. stocks followed suit as investors snapped up shares of companies that should benefit from faster economic growth, including technology, health care and materials companies, just as they did last year. The Nasdaq composite busted through another milestone as it closed above 7,000 points. "We'll continue to see many of the themes...

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Man who killed Colorado deputy livestreamed himself

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

DENVER (AP) — Videos made by the man who shot and killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy after concerns were raised about his mental health show the gunman calling 911 and then opening his apartment door and talking to responding officers before the shooting. The footage , livestreamed on Periscope, was obtained by Denver's KUSA-TV. The station broadcast clips from two videos in which Matthew Riehl says he would not hurt anyone except to defend himself before calling authorities. "Maybe I bought over 1,000 rounds of...

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The Latest: No schedule yet for US-sought UN meeting on Iran

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on the protests in Iran (all times local): 1:15 a.m. The country leading the U.N. Security Council says a U.S.-requested emergency meeting on Iran is under discussion, but not yet scheduled. Ambassador Kairat Umarov of Kazakhstan said Tuesday that it's not yet clear what the council will decide about adding Iran to its agenda. His nation holds the council's rotating presidency this month. Earlier Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called for both the Security Council and the U.N. Human Rights Council to hold emergency sessions soon on Iran in light of the outbreak of protests there. She hailed the demonstrators as courageous and said that "the U.N. must...

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Prosecutor: 4 slain in shore town were shot at close range

02 January 2018 23:45:02 WN.com - World News

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say four people slain by a boy in a New Jersey shore town on New Year's Eve were shot multiple times...

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