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Burlington Teachers to Strike After Negotiations Fail
- September 14, 2017

They failed to do so. Representatives of the Burlington teacher's union and the city school board are due to meet Wednesday with a mediator. A strike originally was scheduled to begin Wednesday, but the sides agreed to negotiate instead. (more...)
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies
- September 14, 2017

At just 22 years old, he might not bounce back until next season. Sep. The win gave the Diamondbacks a four-game edge over the Rockies for the top National League wild card. The Diamondbacks scored one run in each of the first five innings, with Pollock doubling home a run for a 5-0 lead in the fifth. It was a 2-1 fastball clocked at 90.9 miles per hour up in the zone that he hit for his eighth homer of the season and third in his career off Corbin, who had not allowed a ball to leave the ... (more...)
Mom hit by Central Park tree 'will never be 100% again' Mom hit by Central Park tree 'will never be 100% again'
- September 14, 2017

Attorneys Jordan Merson and Tom Kline detailed some of the horrors that Anne Goldman has faced since the August 15 incident as they filed a $200 million lawsuit against the city. "She didn't know where she was but wanted to know where her kids were at". "She literally needs two people to walk her to the bathroom, to walk her to a shower", Kline said. (more...)
Najib, Trump welcome U.S. involvement in KL-Singapore HSR project Najib, Trump welcome U.S. involvement in KL-Singapore HSR project
- September 14, 2017

When someone else have the Dreamliner aircraft, we have to", he said. A joint statement issued at the end of Najib's official visit to the US said participation by US companies would strengthen US-Malaysia economic cooperation. He said that total trade between Malaysia and the U.S. rose by 23.3 per cent between May 2016 (RM55.3 billion or US$13.5 billion) and May 2017 (RM68.2 billion or US$15.4 billion). (more...)
Mexican adults arrested; hid in vehicles crossing border Mexican adults arrested; hid in vehicles crossing border
- September 14, 2017

Border Patrol agents arrested a 26-year-old man at a checkpoint south of San Clemente after they found more than $150,000 worth of methamphetamine stashed in his auto Tuesday, officials said Wednesday. A second smuggling attempt was stopped on Sunday, Sept. 10 after BP agents pulled a 2005 Nissan Maxima for secondary inspection. Agents assigned to the Falfurias Checkpoint discovered 19 immigrants concealed inside the cargo of a tractor trailer after a canine alerted inspectors to the vehicle. (more...)
Resident doctors suspend nationwide industrial action Resident doctors suspend nationwide industrial action
- September 14, 2017

Among other demands, the doctors are protesting the sack of some of their colleagues, non-payment of "skipping" entitlement, non-inclusion in the IPPIS platform and non-payment of their salary arrears. The earlier meeting which was held by NARD to review government's recent offers to the association started at 11 pm on Tuesday, September 12, and ended at 7 am on Wednesday, September 13. (more...)
Comtech Telecommunications Corp (NASDAQ:CMTL) Traded 9.8% Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 14, 2017

Noble Financial reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Comtech Telecommunications Corp .in a report on Friday, June 9th. FT reports, The 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Comtech Telecomm. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is $17.38. (NASDAQ:CMTL) on Monday, August 10 to "Sell" rating . (more...)
Atwood & Palmer Inc. Takes $6.20 Million Position in United Rentals, Inc. (URI)
- September 14, 2017

It increased, as 58 investors sold United Rentals, Inc. shares while 188 reduced holdings. Axiom Securities reissued their sell rating on shares of United Rentals, Inc. Goldman Sachs Grp holds 1.49 million shares. At Bancorp who had been investing in United Rentals Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.89 billion market cap company. (more...)
Pakistan Has to Work to Draw Big Teams Back: ICC Chief Pakistan Has to Work to Draw Big Teams Back: ICC Chief
- September 14, 2017

We have nominated one member already. "As you know when it comes to ICC events there is no question - if India are drawn against Pakistan , they will play", said ICC's Richardson. Pakistan has hosted only one global series since militants attacked a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in 2009, wounding six players and killing two civilians and six security officials. (more...)
Man Accused In Bolton Stabbing
- September 14, 2017

Troopers were called to 14 Tunxis Trail in Bolton around 5:20 p.m. on February 28th for a reported stabbing that happened on the roadway. State police said when they arrived, they found a Gary Colon suffering from multiple stab wounds in and around his torso, head and face. (more...)
McCain to North Korea: Aggression will lead to 'extinction' McCain to North Korea: Aggression will lead to 'extinction'
- September 14, 2017

The United States has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea, an assets freeze on leader Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers. In the interview, McCain slammed an agreement Trump made last week with Democratic leaders to tie funding for hurricane relief to a three-month extension of spending and suspension of the debt ceiling. (more...)
Salman Khan wraps up with Tiger Zinda Hai shooting in Abu Dhabi Salman Khan wraps up with Tiger Zinda Hai shooting in Abu Dhabi
- September 14, 2017

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have nearly wrapped the shooting of Tiger Zinda Hai , which is now being filmed in Abu Dhabi. While Salman Khan has been largely tight lipped about the progress of the production, Katrina has been regular in keeping fans updated. (more...)
WHAT?! Salman Khan and Deepika to romance each other? WHAT?! Salman Khan and Deepika to romance each other?
- September 14, 2017

Apparently, Deepika Padukone has been approached to replace Jacqueline in the film. Industry insiders point out that Deepika has always been part of the "Shah Rukh Khan camp". Well, looks like the pairing could see the light of the day with " Kick 2 " but fans should keep their fingers crossed till an official announcement is made. (more...)
Ahmedabad terror attack: Key accused arrested by Bihar ATS in Gaya
- September 14, 2017

Earlier, a charge sheet in the case was filed in a local court on August 21 against Shoaib Pottanikal, an accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blasts case, who was recently arrested from Kerala. Though, police have not been sharing more information on the arrests of the two but sources in the department told The Hindu that some documents and the computer from the cyber café too have been seized by the police. (more...)
African Union applauds Ghana's free senior high school policy African Union applauds Ghana's free senior high school policy
- September 14, 2017

President Akufo-Addo added that government will accept any constructive criticism to improve the programme. The Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu at a news conference Monday questioned the sustainability of the policy and demanded explicit statement on the source of funding for the land mark educational policy. (more...)
Finnish aid worker kidnapped in Kabul has been released: Foreign ministry Finnish aid worker kidnapped in Kabul has been released: Foreign ministry
- September 14, 2017

The woman working as an aid worker at the Swedish NGO, Operation Mercy was kidnapped following an attack on their residence in Kabul on May 20. A Spanish female aid worker serving with the International Committee of the Red Cross was also shot dead by armed men in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan. (more...)
Gunman remains at large after shooting at St. Catherine University Gunman remains at large after shooting at St. Catherine University
- September 14, 2017

Paul police announced to anyone in the woods that if they did not come out, a K-9 would be released. In a statement posted on the department's Facebook page, police say the 25-year-old guard was taken into custody Wednesday night after he admitted to investigators that he accidentally shot himself while on duty Tuesday night. (more...)
China, Iran, Turkey acknowledge Pakistan's sacrifices in war against terrorism: Asif China, Iran, Turkey acknowledge Pakistan's sacrifices in war against terrorism: Asif
- September 14, 2017

Pakistan chose to approach regional countries after US President Donald Trump announced his controversial new policy for South Asia, which included "anti-Pakistan" remarks. He also insisted that the two countries should respect the sovereignty of each other and work towards betterment of ties and increase efforts in sustaining a good relations. (more...)
Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas
- September 14, 2017

Aldi's number one competitor was selling a box of six bottles of its own-brand prosecco for £20 which worked out to £3.33 each. The supermarket will stock a jeroboam of prosecco which holds three litres or the equivalent of four normal bottles of the sparkling stuff, making it the flawless showstopper for get togethers with your friends over the festive season. (more...)
U of Illinois Flagship Reports Record Enrollment This Fall U of Illinois Flagship Reports Record Enrollment This Fall
- September 14, 2017

Additionally, a decline in high school and in-state university enrollment for IL is to blame. Enrollment at UIS is down 8.6% this year with more than 400 fewer worldwide students at the graduate level compared to 2016. The University of IL system also released enrollment figures Wednesday, seeing a 2.9 percent increase to more than 83,300 students in Chicago, Springfield and Urbana-Champaign. (more...)
Catawba College at #4 in regional college rankings Catawba College at #4 in regional college rankings
- September 14, 2017

Drake University in Des Moines came in third in the best of regional universities for the Midwest, while Grinnell College in Grinnell moved up a spot this year to No. 8 in the "Best Colleges for Veterans" Midwest category and No. 24 in "Best Value Schools" in the Midwest. Scores for each measure are weighted to arrive at a final overall score. (more...)
BB&T Securities LLC Acquires 387 Shares of Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP)
- September 14, 2017

Advisor Partners LLC now owns 1,771 shares of the company's stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 240 shares during the period. About shares traded. Hightower Ltd Liability Corporation reported 12,103 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership accumulated 2.08 million shares. Calvert Invest Management holds 1.02% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (more...)
1 dead in Mississauga crash, driver arrested for impaired driving 1 dead in Mississauga crash, driver arrested for impaired driving
- September 14, 2017

According to Peel police, the vehicle was flipped over and on fire when emergency services arrived to the scene. Two occupants were trapped inside. One of the two males inside that vehicle died at the scene, while another was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. (more...)
NTSB: 'System Safeguards' Lacking in Tesla Crash on Autopilot NTSB: 'System Safeguards' Lacking in Tesla Crash on Autopilot
- September 14, 2017

A recent report into a fatal 2016 crash involving a Tesla Model S auto and an articulated truck has found that both drivers and the company share the blame for the incident, reigniting debate about the future of self-driving cars . Level 5 vehicles can operate autonomously in almost all circumstances. The case has raised questions about the ability of automakers to keep the attention of drivers engaged as new technology allows them to cede greater control to their vehicles. (more...)
How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading EQT Corporation (EQT)?
- September 14, 2017

Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its stake in EQT Corporation by 13.1% in the 2nd quarter. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 2 with "Buy". During the same period a year ago, the firm earned ($0.35) earnings per share . Advantus Capital holds 0.03% or 17,264 shares. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,626,409 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $832,575,000 after purchasing an additional 13,231,032 shares during the period. (more...)
Girl strapped with bomb kills 5 in Cameroon mosque Girl strapped with bomb kills 5 in Cameroon mosque
- September 14, 2017

He would not give more details. Boko Haram , a terrorist group which seeks to carve a caliphate for itself in the country's northern region, has carried out a series of attacks since its first uprising in July 2009. The Nigerian jihadist group, which is now split into at least two factions, has been fighting for nearly a decade to revive a medieval Islamic caliphate in the Lake Chad region, where Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad meet. (more...)
United Kingdom will regret Brexit, says European Commission President United Kingdom will regret Brexit, says European Commission President
- September 14, 2017

Following a July agreement for an European Union trade deal with Japan, Juncker said the Commission - the bloc's executive arm - would now open free-trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand. Juncker also proposed an European Union framework to screen foreign investments in Europe when concerns arise about unfair competition, particularly in strategic industries. (more...)
Jacob Rees Mogg says United Kingdom food bank use is 'rather uplifting' Jacob Rees Mogg says United Kingdom food bank use is 'rather uplifting'
- September 14, 2017

Mr Rees-Mogg also took aim at European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, saying he was "in cloud cuckoo land" with his plans for closer EU integration. He also dismissed speculation about his potential to be Tory leader and insisted "no one serious" believed he would be a candidate. He said: 'I have no wish to become leader of the Conservative Party. (more...)
Catherine University security guard shot himself Catherine University security guard shot himself
- September 14, 2017

The shooter has not been apprehended, and St. Paul Police will continue to investigate. Officers searched across the campus, including residence halls and apartments. Police in St. Paul have arrested the security guard who says he was shot by a stranger Tuesday night at St. Catherine University . It also said he "is expected to make a full recovery". (more...)
US Dropped Historic Number of Bombs on ISIS in August US Dropped Historic Number of Bombs on ISIS in August
- September 14, 2017

The US Air Force in August released more than 500 weapons in Afghanistan against insurgent groups including the Taliban , al-Qaeda and Daesh, marking the most in a single month since 2012, Military.com reported. During 2016, the bombers briefly flew a number of missions specifically targeting ISIS-K before another apparent halt. USA military aircraft deployed more than 500 weapons against ISIS, Taliban, and al-Qaeda targets as part of operations Freedom's Sentinel and Resolute Support ... (more...)

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