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by | February 06, 2018 | 18:41

Bob Phillips at Spectrum Management Group said the sell-off might have been driven by people just taking profits from some of last year's gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.6%, or 1,175 points , to 24,346. US crude hit a low of about $26 a barrel in February of that year. The main S&P 500 and Nasdaq saw similar falls. 'When you have rates moving upwards, typically what happens is that financial conditions tighten, things like bank lending, mortgage lending start to slow ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:08

In Pennsylvania, transport officials were prompted to temporarily reduce the speed limit on several major roadways to 45 miles per hour after a multi-vehicle pileup caused massive congestion on southbound Interstate 83 while a jack-knifed tractor-trailer blocked lanes in Cumberland County on Interstate 81, The Weather Channel reported .

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:06

The centralisation and lack of choice within healthcare provisions makes it "non-personal medical care" nearly by definition. Theresa May has told Donald Trump she is "proud" of the NHS after the US President triggered yet another diplomatic spat by claiming the UK's healthcare system "is going broke and not working".

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:04

His death was confirmed by the governor of Jenin on Tuesday morning. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his weekly Cabinet meeting that his government will legalize Havat Gilad to "allow the continuing of normal life there". The manhunt continued on Saturday with a raid on the village of Burqin. Since then at least 20 Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed . According to the Israeli military, security forces surrounded the house in the village in which Jarrar was occupying and ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:01

Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison in Eaton County. He is also serving a 60-year federal sentence for child pornography convictions. Larry Nassar left a MI courtroom Monday to live what will likely be the rest of this life behind bars. He was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in a separate but related case under Judge Aquilina .

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:59

Police said it happened about 11:20 a.m. on northbound Interstate 380 just past the USA 30 exit. A representative for Dancing With the Stars announced the show was canceled following the "unforeseen accident ". The Des Moines Register reported that 185 crashes occurred across Iowa , involving more than 150 vehicles. In total, the Iowa State Patrol was forced to respond to 185 crashes between the hours of 6 a.m.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:52

According to a report from the BBC , Martin was in the process of writing down his findings from his most recent trip when he was killed. He had been a United Nations special envoy for rhino conservation and had published reports funded by Save the Elephants .

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:29

Residents in Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, and in the northwestern Idlib province have accused Syrian troops of using the toxic weapons in recent weeks. "As part of agreements on de-escalation zones reached in Astana, our servicemen have started to construct the fourth observation point... in Idlib".

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:28

A five-judge panel at the court of final appeal said those sentences applied a new standard "retroactively", and overturned the prison terms. The case has gained wide global attention, with several human rights groups calling it political persecution and decrying the eroding rule of law in Hong Kong.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:18

He claimed he and others who share his Muslim faith are denied a presumption of innocence. "I'm not afraid of you. I am not afraid of you". "It is in my Lord that I place my trust". The fugitives left behind a Kalashnikov, ammunition clips, a cellphone and a tunic - their DNA was everywhere, according to court testimony. It is believed that more than 100 police officers will be deployed around the Palace of Justice in Brussels during the trial.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:13

By the way, there is rain in the forecast, but no tsunamis for New Orleans. A monthly Tsunami Warning test was issued around 830 am by @NWS_NTWC . Stay tuned to NOLA.com for more information on this morning's alert and what might have caused the false alarm to show on app users' phones.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:14

His lawyer Mark Summers told a London court last week that the warrant had "lost its goal and its function". Wikileaks founder Julian Assange lost an attempt Tuesday to have his United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped. But Aaron Watkins, representing the Crown Prosecution Service, said Assange's argument for having the warrant dropped was "strange and untenable". "The proper approach is that when a discrete, standalone offence of failing to surrender occurs, it always remains open to ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:13

Trump has insisted there was no collusion by his campaign and has called the Mueller probe a "witch hunt" and a "hoax". The Senate 's top Democrat is calling on President Donald Trump to officially approve the release of a Democratic memorandum said to counter claims made in the memo he declassified Friday at the request of Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:14

The DHS report was marked "For Official Use Only" and "important for national security" and its recipients were instructed not to share the contents with anyone without "an operational need-to-know". Other sensitive material was also found, CNN said, without further description. She said to CNN: "Who knows who else could have picked this up".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:59

The Truth About Tech campaign will get $7 million from Common Sense Media and the Center for Humane Technology . The group will kick off the campaign with the nonprofit media watchdog Common Sense Media, targeting 55,000 USA public schools.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:50

Four of Kenya's popular TV channels were switched off last week for attempting to broadcast the "inauguration" of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president". Police used tear gas and fired warning shots to disperse them. County Revenue Superviser Frank Omondi confirmed the death. Kenya's Supreme Court nullified Kenyatta's election in August after Odinga claimed that hackers infiltrated the electoral commission's computer system and changed results in favor of Kenyatta.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:43

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday that it can't confirm that the U.S. fulfilled its limits on strategic arms within Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). The treaty was reached under the administration of Barack Obama, President Donald Trump's predecessor. Russian Federation in the near future will hand over to the United States an official notification confirming Moscow is in compliance with its liabilities under the treaty on measures for the further reduction and limitation ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:44

The spokesman also told that coordination continues to maintain U.S assistance to the Iraqi forces in accordance with their requirements. USA officials say that while Islamic State has lost most of the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria , there is concern about the remaining fighters returning to insurgency tactics.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:43

President Trump declassified the memo and authorized its release on Friday. Republicans on the committee voted against releasing the Democratic rebuttal memo last week at the same time they chose to initiate the release of their own 3 1/2-page document.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:38

New Jersey on Monday also joined more than 20 other states in a lawsuit against the FCC over the repeal of net neutrality regulations. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of NY and Gov. Murphy's order mandates that providers who work with the state uphold net neutrality rules. And Governor Phil Murphy is going one step further. Murphy said he has already met with many internet companies who say they will "adhere, as a matter of honor, to net neutrality".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:38

In Saudi Arabia , Swaraj, who will spend three days in Riyadh, will meet with leadership to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest, besides participating at the inauguration of the prestigious National Heritage and Culture Festival "Janadriyah".

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:31

Investigators say they're narrowing a search of the video's origin to Alabama , but it hasn't been confirmed. People took to Facebook to try and help expose the man and put him behind bars. He has active warrants from Detroit, Michigan and multiple pending charges in Alabama. - The FBI and local enforcement agencies across the country have issued warnings about a disturbing video circulating on Facebook and other social media networks.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:26

A presidential aide said he would meet "spontaneously" with Mr Kim, although no formal one-to-one had been planned. Kim Yong-nam, 90, has been the president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly - the Parliament in DPRK - for years and will be the highest-level official to visit South Korea in four years.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:23

Maldives police arrested Yameen's estranged half-brother and former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who had sided with the main opposition and was campaigning against him. The government has also said the court has not properly responded to letters citing problems with implementing its order, including that the cases against the political prisoners are at different legal stages.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:17

Trump last month called for $25 billion aimed at the border wall between the USA and Mexico, a DACA fix, beefing up border security and enforcement, including the number of deportations, limiting chain migration, and an end to the visa lottery program.