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by | February 09, 2018 | 18:19

Looking back over the last month, shares have performed -1.57%. Winslow Evans Crocker holds 0.02% or 1,466 shares. The insider Wilson Andrew sold $1.15 million. Voya Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Com invested in 1.93 million shares. Toronto Dominion Bancshares invested in 48 shares. Obermeyer Wood Counsel Lllp owns 12,500 shares.

by | February 09, 2018 | 18:18

She is adamant that Britain must aim high in its demands for an ambitious free-trade deal, just as she's determined to make the most of her time in office, however long that lasts, officials said. The UK Government has issued a technical note calling on the European Union and more than 100 countries with which it has global deals to treat the UK as if it were a member state so signed agreements on the likes of trade, nuclear co-operation and aviation can continue to function during the ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 18:17

Alvarado said he would withdraw Costa Rica from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights should be be elected. An anti-gay marriage candidate holds the lead in Costa Rica's presidential election, but he is falling short of the threshold to avoid the runoff.

by | February 09, 2018 | 18:00

The Times reported that the charity, which is the UK's fifth biggest, allowed three men to resign and fired four others for gross misconduct following an internal probe in 2011 into sexual exploitation, bullying and intimidation. Worldwide efforts to help ease the pain of the January 2010 natural disaster that hit Haiti, which the local government says more than 300,000 people and left more than a million homeless, have been criticized for failing to bring help efficiently.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:50

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a massive $400 billion budget agreement early Friday meant to end a partial federal government shutdown. "It lifts the caps on defense spending, which is something the secretary of defense and the president's generals have told him they need to ensure that we rebuild our military and protect our national security".

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:35

Walton said that if Ball is ready to return just before the All-Star break, the team will have a discussion about whether to give the rookie another week to rest to be cautious. 'When I can do those things, that's when hopefully I can get on the court'. A week after the injury, Ball had reportedly been jogging on a treadmill.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:27

Republican Senator John Kennedy said there were many good things in the measure but he was concerned about adding to the deficit. Funding for the federal government lapsed at midnight Eastern Time after Kentucky Republican Rand Paul stalled a Senate vote on a far-reaching budget agreement to fund the government through 22 March while also eliminating caps on government spending and suspending the debt ceiling for the year.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:23

Sceptics say North Korea , which is unlikely to give up its nuclear weapons under any deal, is just using the Olympics to poke holes at the US-led global sanctions against the country and buy time to advance its strategic weaponry. Seating plans shown on South Korean television just minutes earlier had Mr Pence sitting to Mr Moon's left, directly opposite Mr Kim. Mr Moon, a liberal whose presidential win in May past year ended a decade of conservative rule in Seoul , has always expressed ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:25

But if the government shuts down tonight, then you may have only one person to thank: Sen. The bill, which had been held up by Republican Senator Rand Paul over objections to the impact on the national debt, was passed by 71 votes to 28 early Friday.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:14

Moon has looked at the games as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with North Korea - a move the vice president cautioned against. While he is officially the head of the delegation, many analysts expect Kim Yo-jong to take the lead in discussions with Southern officials, and she was seen talking with Seoul unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his deputy.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:01

The shutdown has been called in by the separatist leaders Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL). Curfew like restrictions were imposed in Srinagar and other parts of Valley. Despite strict restrictions, protesters including pro freedom leaders managed to reach the residence of Guru in Jageer Ghat village to offer their condolences and register their protest.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:02

On Thursday, the male staffer told The Associated Press that Garcia stroked his back, she then squeezed Fierro's buttocks and tried to touch and feel his crotch in a dugout after a 2014 legislative softball game. Garcia's photo was featured in Time Magazine's Person of the Year issue on being one of the "Silence Breakers" on sexual harassment. "I have zero recollection of engaging in inappropriate behaviour and such behaviour is inconsistent with my values".

by | February 09, 2018 | 16:34

Many who did quickly labeled it a pointless, head-scratching episode. Just three weeks ago, a similar failure to agree on a new budget in January resulted in a USA government shutdown for three days, with scores of federal agencies across America unable to continue operating.

by | February 09, 2018 | 16:33

Moving legislation swiftly through the upper chamber of Congress requires consent by all 100 members, but Paul objected. After the procedural vote, there are up to 30 hours of debate - but nearly all of that time is expected to be yielded back.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:58

All 45 Russian athletes and two coaches have lost their appeals to sports' highest court, meaning they will not be able to compete in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea . Mr Pence briefly encountered Mr Kim but they tried to avoid directly facing each other, Yonhap news agency reports . CAS's decision to deny the appeal of the athletes, hours before the games began in Pyeongchang , was taken by a panel comprising three people - a Swiss, an Australian and a Canadian.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:55

The round-robin stage of mixed doubles curling continues with the Hamilton siblings. The Pyeongchang 2018 team have created an app for both the Winter Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games with all the live updates. Competition gets underway with the men's and women's moguls opening qualifying rounds. Australian Britt Cox leads the global field, the two-time Olympian looks to build on momentum and is expected to have a spot on the podium.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:47

Mr Barnier said that three "substantial" disagreements remain with the United Kingdom over plans for a transition period after Brexit, adding: "If these disagreements persist the transition is not a given". However, Barnier said that a deal could not be guaranteed, if Britain remains inflexible. "A United Kingdom decision to leave the single market and to leave the customs union would make border checks unavoidable".

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:29

Trump and the Russians with cover from conservative media like Fox News coordinated to illegally win a presidential election. In a tweet Thursday, Rubio (who also sits on the committee) tweeted that Warner had disclosed the contacts to the committee a year ago, and that they had "no effect" on the committee's ongoing investigation into possible collusion between Americans and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:31

Mr Joyce won't say when the affair began, but his wife says she's "deeply saddened" the affair dates back "many months" to when Ms Campion was still "a paid employee". "That was a tumultuous time and everyone who has gone through a marriage breakup would understand that", he said. 'It is a special relationship between a man and a woman, predominantly for the objective of bringing children into the world.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:28

On Wednesday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said "all indications" pointed to the Syrian government's use of chlorine weapons. CNN could not independently verify these claims or videos. The U.S. military said late Wednesday it launched airstrikes on Syrian government-backed troops after as many as 500 attackers began what appeared to be a coordinated assault on the SDF accompanied by U.S.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:06

In a fact sheet, the White House yesterday said that Trump intends to end diversity lottery visa and allocate some of these to reduce backlog of high-skilled immigrants. Staff secretaries are also typically privy to information in the classified President's Daily Briefing, a summary of intelligence on threats to the USA, the former official said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:07

By crossing the river, the pro-government forces would have violated the existing de-confliction agreement between Washington and Moscow, approaching US-backed forces based near an oil field in the area. There were air raids on towns across Eastern Ghouta including Douma, where an entire building fell, a witness said. The mission, however, does not have a mandate to apportion blame for chemical attacks in Syria.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:05

Fresh regime strikes on a besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus killed close to 70 civilians on Tuesday despite mounting Western pressure on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Two media activists who spoke to CNN from the nearby town of Kafranbil said they were told that the chlorine attack in Saraqeb had been launched from Syrian helicopters.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:03

The Sinai Province, the local ISIS affiliate, has claimed credit for some eight hundred of them. Late previous year, the Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on the airport in which an Egyptian army officer was killed and two others were injured.

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:44

As Pickles conceded, the number of accounts and engagement is small. 942 tweets about Brexit were posted from this account, and they have been retweeted 461 times and liked 637 times. Last year, Damian Collins, the chair of the digital, culture, media and sport committee, had written to Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg, after suspicions that Russian "actors" used the platform to interfere in British politics.