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by | January 31, 2018 | 19:16

Japanese messaging service Line Corp is expanding its reach into financial technology, or fintech, with a new company that offers a cryptocurrency exchange, loans and insurance. Line has joined another group of 16 firms, all of which are seeking permission to offer their trading platform services. Line Pay had a massive acceptance rate previous year with 40 million registered user and a global transaction volume of above JPY 450 billion.

by | January 31, 2018 | 18:11

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the opening session of the inaugural US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue at the State Department in Washington, DC, Jan. He also announced a cooperative military initiative "to ensure the safety of the forces serving in Al-Udeid and facilitate future capacity building by alleviating the classification of al-Udeid to permanent USA military base".

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:35

Woodford Investment Management said in its latest update to investors in the Income Focus fund that he had bought more shares in the group in December, despite acknowledging the potential threat to the dividend, which amounted to 31.7p previous year.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:07

The last time there was a meeting between the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka was in September 2016, in the presence of Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti. The decision by the Tamil Nadu Government came a day after farmers and political parties staged a rail roko in Tiruchy and Thanjavur among other towns in the region demanding the release of Cauvery water.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:54

Police have not said if anybody fired weapons at the FBI SWAT team. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo revealed new details about what happened that led an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to shoot a kidnapping victim in northeast Houston last week.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:21

International Franchise Association President and CEO Robert Cresanti spoke of the benefits tax reforms are having on franchise businesses in a release accompanying the report. No longer do we have to dread tax season. Brian Kropp, HR practice leader at Gartner, an information technology research and advisory company, told PolitiFact that companies have been trying to use different compensation and rewards to attract and retain top talent.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:56

The ministry also claimed the action taken by the Russian pilots in charge of the jet was well within the standards of training, as they attempted to "stop [the USA plane] from violating the Russian Federation's airspace". "After the surveillance plane of the U.S. Navy had changed its course to move away from the border, the Su-27 returned to its base", the statement further added.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:43

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCynthia Nixon calls for Americans to "take to the streets" if Trump fires Mueller Trump declines to implement new Russian Federation sanctions Comey praises McCabe: He "stood tall" while "small people" tried to tear down the FBI MORE reassured a GOP lawmaker after his State of the Union speech that he backs releasing a classified Republican memo that alleges the FBI improperly used a surveillance program.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:02

Trump was notably booed when he called for the end of chain migration. Trump started off the speech reflecting on the year before when he spoke just days after his inauguration. To him, all trades and deals should be "fair and to be reciprocal". Trump in his speech - as he has in the first year of his term - continued with his habit of grabbing all the credit and none of the blame for the state of our collective civic life in the United States.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:10

He said despite the alleged intimidation, the NASA leaders will not be cowed in their quest to push for reforms in the country. "We wake up to another weird incident against our brother Kalonzo Musyoka". According to police, the attackers arrived at the home in a private auto and drove past the main gate after realizing there were private guards on duty.

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:50

Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, another Republican member of the committee, also appeared on CNN Sunday. Now Mr. Trump can decide to release the original Republican memo any time in the next five days - and he is reportedly eager to do so.

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:35

The second Test between the two sides will be played from February 8 in Dhaka before Bangladesh head into two-match Twenty20 worldwide against Sri Lanka . Kayes followed for 40, opting against reviewing a leg before decision awarded to Lakshan Sandakan when the ball would have gone over the top of the stumps .

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:36

ELN spokespeople in Quito could not confirm on Sunday whether a statement from the group's urban unit claiming responsibility for the Barranquilla attack was genuine. The 2,000-strong ELN and the government have been in formal peace talks for almost a year, and the two sides agreed to their first-ever ceasefire in October.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:32

In fact, one of the priorities of the Palestinian refugee agency is to guarantee access to education. Despite the huge security challenges, UNRWA is providing education to over 47,000 Palestine refugees, supplementing regular classes with psychosocial support and safety-awareness training.

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:02

They charged the five people - a couple, their adult son, and two brothers - with theft . According to the Evening Standard, the suspects tried to convince the police that they chanced upon the oranges "on the ground" along the way and had picked them up for their own consumption.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:31

The two sides support the rule-based system of trade and also share a passion for globalization to strengthen the global arrangements for better and create more trade opportunities across the globe. "Let's talk about where we are now and what we are doing now". She said: "We are in government". The next General Election is not until 2022. The British government has come up with the idea of a "Global Britain" to overcome the gloom in the wake of Brexit.

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:16

Police have said that the body was found in Woodlawn Park, near her Mount Vernon home, nearly entirely covered by leaves and brush. Moussa, who resided in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, left on Friday, Jan. Police indicated that he's considered a suspect in Jholie's death. "And I'm, like, isn't that more than 3 hours away?" If she calls me and I don't answer, she always follows it up with a text, ' Jholie's mother Syreeta Steward said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:40

The freakish clip, filmed by Jose Correa, showed the small rodent apparently rubbing itself down while covered head to tail in soap. At first glance the rat appears to be lathering itself up with soap inside the man's shower. "I think it's soapy all over, that's probably a problem for the rat". The critter seemingly takes its time to leisurely lather up its hair and its body with soap, just like you or I would.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:46

Following Trump's shock election win, some experts had predicted that his unpredictable style and being a novice in governance would be bad for the market. -Mexico border, ending the nation's visa lottery method and revamping the current legal immigration system. It remains to be seen if this blueprint passes muster with the Congress.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:14

The First of Long Island Corporation (NASDAQ:FLIC) has risen 38.37% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending. The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.06/share. Therefore 28% are positive. The growth estimate for Southwestern Energy Company (SWN ) for the current quarter is 37.5 percent. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has a Price to Book ratio of -138.070888.

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:10

And the reason for that is pretty clear. Exxon Mobil ( XOM ) got an off-script nod from the president after the world's largest publicly traded oil company announced on Monday that it would invest $50 billion in the USA over the next five years.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:34

Although the American economy is booming, Trump's approval rating languishes, the BBC said. Then he moved on to discuss reducing the prices of prescription drugs, saying that "people who are terminally ill should not have to go from country to country to seek a cure".

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:57

Authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a missing Kiribati ferry had held more than 80 passengers, as Australian and US planes scoured the central Pacific ocean for survivors, more than a week after it sunk. After the seven passengers were spotted many miles from land, a New Zealand Air Force P-3 lowered much-needed supplies of water and food from their aircraft during the day on Sunday.

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:48

The tournament's private nature means it wasn't sanctioned by the ICC or Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), but it was called off after the second day of action with local cricket authorities refusing to let the ground be used. Going all out for 46 is bad enough.but it was the way they did it. "The Emirates Cricket Board is aware that the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit is now investigating the All Stars T20 Ajman", Zayed Abbas, an European Central Bank board member, said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:19

First of the Scorpene class submarines, was commissioned in Mumbai last December. Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine was launched in January 2017, and is now undergoing the rigorous phase of sea trials. The first one, INS Kalvari, was commissioned on December 14 previous year. Today she is reborn in a new avatar, according to Indian Navy's Twitter handle.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:19

The Israeli embassy in Jordan is "gradually" resuming its operation after it was closed last July in a crisis in the countries' diplomatic relations due to a melee at the embassy compound that resulted in the death of two Jordanians and an injured Israeli security guard.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:07

Mrs May said: "The UK and China will not always see eye-to-eye". "We also need to protect the rules-based approach that underpins and enables robust, sustainable, free-flowing global trade". "China is opening up to the world". May's delegation - which includes 50 business leaders, Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a clutch of officials and her husband - are optimistic about progress toward formal trade talks.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:51

In the midst of the deadliest drug crisis in American history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice are stepping up our investment in fighting opioid-related crimes. His office also disclosed last summer the arrests of 120 healthcare providers accused of opioid abuse. Sessions will also talk today about the efforts of law enforcement in reducing violent crime.

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:20

Others detailed policy debates within the cabinets of previous Labor and Liberal-National coalition governments under former leaders Kevin Rudd, Tony Abbott and John Howard. "The exchange does not reveal any investigation by either the secretariat or the AFP into how the documents were lost, who lost them, or where they might be now".

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:55

President Donald Trump's stance on the crisis has been complicated. "A united Gulf Cooperation Council bolsters our effectiveness on many fronts, particularly on counterterrorism, defeating ISIS Daesh, and countering the spread of Iran's malign influence", Mattis said, referring to Daesh.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:36

The Clippers traded Griffin, Willie Reed and Brice Johnson to the Pistons for Avery Bradley , Tobias Harris , Boban Marjanovic and first- and second-round picks. Meanwhile, the Clippers seem to be entering a major rebuild. We're not doing that. "I believe today, more than ever, in our ultimate goal of winning an National Basketball Association championship".

by | January 31, 2018 | 12:27

The abortion bill was not expected to pass the Senate, where Republicans have a slight majority, according to Washington, D.C. publication the Hill . "I look forward to voting to advance this bill next week". In 2015, three Democrats voted in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: Bob Casey , Joe Donnelly , and Joe Manchin , each now representing states Trump carried in 2016.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:41

Trump ended Obama-era protections for such immigrants. About a dozen Democrats are expected to skip the speech, and some plan to protest in their own way. Two couples whose daughters were murdered by MS-13, a Salvadoran gang, were among those joining the First Lady to watch the address. "I think it's sad".

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:36

Officials said there were no immediate reports of loss to life or property. Reports indicated that the region from Jammu & Kashmir to Delhi felt the tremors. The tremors lasted for around 15 to 20 seconds. The tremors were also felt in India, Afghanistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Eastern Uzbekistan . However in Pakistan, a girl died in Bela town of Lasbela and nine others were injured as the roof of a house collapsed.

by | January 31, 2018 | 11:08

The Jungle Cruise is the latest Disney Parks ride to be turned into a movie (or, as Disney hopes, multi-film, billion dollar franchise), following Pirates of the Carribean and The Haunted Mansion; much like the former of those, Jungle Cruise will be a period piece, apparently in the same vein of 1952's The African Queen .