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North Korean Workers May Have Prepared Your Salmon Fillet North Korean Workers May Have Prepared Your Salmon Fillet
- October 05, 2017

In an attempt to combat sanctions, North Korea has exported thousands of its workers overseas, and some of them have ended up in seafood processing companies that ship to countries around the world, including the US. American distributors imported seafood such as snow crab, salmon fillets, and squid rings. North Korean minders ensure that workers do not have access to phones or email and that workers walk between the dormitory and their jobs in pairs- conditions that many in the US would refer ... (more...)
Riverhead Capital Management LLC Increases Position in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) Riverhead Capital Management LLC Increases Position in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON)
- October 05, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating by William Blair given on Thursday, June 8. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, August 1 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, November 23 by Macquarie Research. SON's profit will be $73.59M for 16.89 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.71 actual EPS reported by Sonoco Products Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.23% EPS growth. (more...)
Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says
- October 05, 2017

The day served as yet another test of Trump's capacity to serve as the nation's comforter-in-chief, coming after he travelled to storm-battered Puerto Rico a day earlier. It's not clear what motivated the shooting, although his actions suggest that he had planned the attacks for at least a period of days. Addressing Trump, Colbert said, "Doing nothing is cowardice". (more...)
President Trump Leads the Way in Twitter Followers for Current World Leaders President Trump Leads the Way in Twitter Followers for Current World Leaders
- October 05, 2017

India's prime minister Narendra Modi, known for his adroit use of social media to reach the masses, has kept his third place consistently since past year. The @POTUS and @WhiteHouse accounts come in at the fifth and sixth position respectively. Trump has about 40 million followers on Twitter. The list also doesn't count ex-leaders like Barack Obama , who has 95 million-plus followers. (more...)
After Technical Assessment Stock Riding Bulls: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
- October 05, 2017

MACE's SI was 1,700 shares in October as released by FINRA. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has a 20-Day average volume of 2.45 Million. Paul Tudor Jones increased its stake in Wix.Com Ltd (WIX) by 153.09% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Chinese bowl in Hong Kong has sold for a record $ 38 million Chinese bowl in Hong Kong has sold for a record $ 38 million
- October 05, 2017

The small piece, which dates from 960-1127, broke the previous record of $36.05 million set in 2014 for a Ming Dynasty wine cup, which was sold to a Shanghai tycoon. Sotheby's says the purchase price is a record for Chinese porcelain. The 59.60-carat rock was sold to the city's Chow Tai Fook jewellery chain which has a strong presence across East Asia. (more...)
'Golden handshakes' for ousted KPMG South Africa executives
- October 05, 2017

On Tuesday, the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA) told Parliament's standing committee on finance it had met with KPMG worldwide chairman Bill Thomas and urged him to ensure full cooperation with its investigation into work KPMG SA did for the Gupta family's business empire. (more...)
Women Flee Canadian Prison Get Arrested at Escape Room Women Flee Canadian Prison Get Arrested at Escape Room
- October 05, 2017

Perhaps feeling overconfident following their escape from prison, two women on the run were caught going double-or-nothing at an Edmonton escape room. "There were no warning signs or red flags about them", Liaw said. "I said no. Then he asked where they were and I pointed", Jonathan Liaw said. Escape room owners Rebecca and Jonathan Liaw say the arrest is the best advertising they could ever hope for. (more...)
Trump Planning Iran Policy Speech Regarding Decision on Nuclear Deal Trump Planning Iran Policy Speech Regarding Decision on Nuclear Deal
- October 05, 2017

After a significant pause, he replied, "Yes, senator, I do". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday broke with the position President Donald Trump has taken against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (more...)
Microsoft's (MSFT) Microsoft's (MSFT) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Atlantic Securities
- October 05, 2017

It has outperformed by 21.49% the S&P500. Crossvault Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) by 1459.48% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 24% are positive. The Firm has ATR of 0.91 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low; ATR expands it to yesterday's closing price if it was outside of current range. (more...)
Police arrest five after homemade bomb found in Paris neighbourhood Police arrest five after homemade bomb found in Paris neighbourhood
- October 05, 2017

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb described France as being "still in a state of war" as authorities struggle to deal with the threat posed by foreign jihadists and homegrown militants. French lawmakers in the lower house of parliament are set to vote Tuesday on a new counter-terrorism law that rights groups and United Nations experts have criticised for giving too much power to police and local government officials. (more...)
Luke's students named National Merit Semifinalists Luke's students named National Merit Semifinalists
- October 05, 2017

The honorees include Alexander Bacon, Ashley Belsan, Nathaniel Blanco, Beata Drozda, Adam Fugiel, Lily Goodman, Reece Graham, Natalie Hartl, Kara Kirkus, Anthony Kostrubala, Alexander Paulius, Lauren Pengiel, Saher Rashid, Arjun Reddigari, Joshua Reitz and Aaron Swenson. (more...)
Kessler released on bond on perjury charge Kessler released on bond on perjury charge
- October 05, 2017

Kessler seems to have problems beyond the fact that he managed to unite Neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and those who think it's a good idea to march alongside them in order to protest the removal of a Confederate monument. However, prosecutors said video of the altercation showed Kessler's version of the story wasn't true. Kessler received a 30-day suspended sentence and was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service. (more...)
Saudi Arabia arrests 22, including Qatari national, for inciting criminal acts Saudi Arabia arrests 22, including Qatari national, for inciting criminal acts
- October 05, 2017

Also on Wednesday,  Saudi security forces arrested 24 people involved in incitement and spreading rumors in Hail region, spokesman of the Ministry of the Interior said. The ministry noted that the authorities, which were carrying out legal procedures in a social case in Hail, have noticed that "some of those who are involved in the case had exploited social networking sites to disseminate lies and exaggerations about the circumstances of the case". (more...)
Canada removes Holocaust memorial plaque that failed to mention Jews Canada removes Holocaust memorial plaque that failed to mention Jews
- October 05, 2017

The Heritage Minister explained that the Holocaust Memorial Museum "is a place in memory of six million Jews and another five million victims who were murdered during the Holocaust". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with holocaust survivors Eva Kuper, Georgette Brinberg and Philip Goldig before dedicating the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa last Wednesday. (more...)
Death of NHK female reporter in 2013 caused by overwork: broadcaster Death of NHK female reporter in 2013 caused by overwork: broadcaster
- October 05, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration has been seeking to improve working conditions in the country following the suicide of a new recruit at Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc.in 2015 due to excessive working hours. Masahiko Yamauchi, a senior official at NHK's news department, was quoted by Kyodo as saying that Sado's death was not a personal matter but a problem for the organisation as a whole, "including the labour system and how elections are covered". (more...)
Without Evidence, Islamic State Claims Las Vegas Shooting Without Evidence, Islamic State Claims Las Vegas Shooting
- October 05, 2017

Police said Paddock, of Mesquite, Nevada, killed himself after the shooting and that there was reason to believe that he had a history of psychological problems. The militants lost Mosul, their biggest prize and last major stronghold in Iraq, in July after a grueling months-long battle, and are now holed up in a few remaining neighborhoods in Raqqa, where US -backed Syrian forces are bearing down on them. (more...)
Rise of India is opening new opportunities: President Kovind Rise of India is opening new opportunities: President Kovind
- October 05, 2017

Addressing the Indian community here on Tuesday, President Kovind, who is the first Indian leader to visit Djibouti, spoke about India's high growth trajectory and said it is opening new opportunities for collaboration. "It is an important Indian Ocean partner country for India". Djibouti is strategically located just off the Gulf of Aden. "We want to embrace and connect with our diaspora overseas", the president said. (more...)
Rafael Nadal marches into China Open quarters Rafael Nadal marches into China Open quarters
- October 05, 2017

Nadal has only played Khachanov once before and that came in this year's Wimbledon Championship. Isner booked his last-eight place in China with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Argentinian Leonardo Mayer. Jelena Ostapenko will be her rival in the quarter-finals after her opponent Peng Shuai was forced to retire with a knee injury just 11 minutes into their match. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif flies for London Nawaz Sharif flies for London
- October 05, 2017

Nawaz Sharif's indictment in NAB references is still pending and the accountability court will resume the hearing on Monday (October 9). According to his ticket, the former PM will return home on January 5, 2018. The court had made a decision to hear cases against Nawaz Sharif in separate trials while he is likely to be indicted on October 9. The scions of Nawaz Sharif, Hassan, Hussain and Maryam are already in the British capital to take care of their mother. (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on Carnival Corporation (CCL), Mylan NV (MYL)
- October 05, 2017

Mymetics Corp (OTCMKTS:MYMX) has 0.00% since October 4, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 24.21% the S&P500. Private Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Charter Financial Corp. The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 16.6%. It operates through two divisions: general rentals, and trench, power and pump. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. (more...)
Chilling Las Vegas bodycam footage shows cops hiding from Stephen Paddock's bullets Chilling Las Vegas bodycam footage shows cops hiding from Stephen Paddock's bullets
- October 05, 2017

Still, the sister left open the possibility that Danley could provide information helpful to investigators. At the moment he began shooting, Jason Aldean, a star from Nashville was performing. He said he did not know Stephen's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , well. "She was probably one of the only people I've ever seen that he'd go out of his way to do a little thing for", he said. (more...)
Wolf takes budget crisis into his own hands Wolf takes budget crisis into his own hands
- October 05, 2017

Wolf says the borrowing will raise about $1.2 billion, while he says he'll manage the state's workforce and costs to the best of his ability to save money. Raising the state's hotel tax from 6 percent to 11 percent would put Pennsylvania in the top 10 states in hotel taxes, according to figures from the National Conference of State Legislatures. (more...)
Land-for-hotels scam: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad appears before CBI Land-for-hotels scam: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad appears before CBI
- October 05, 2017

Following multiple summons for questioning in the Railway hotel's maintenance contract case, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Based on the CBI case, the Enforcement Directorate has initiated a money laundering probe into the same set of allegations and has summoned Ms. Rabri Devi next week. (more...)
Class 1 girl allegedly molested by staffer in south Delhi school Class 1 girl allegedly molested by staffer in south Delhi school
- October 05, 2017

The girl returned home and informed her mother about the incident. My daughter shouted and rushed to her class, " he said. According to media reports, the student was assaulted by the housekeeping staff after she had gone to the girl's bathroom. (more...)
British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro awarded Nobel Prize in Literature British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
- October 05, 2017

With the dystopian work Never Let Me Go (2005), Ishiguro introduced a cold undercurrent of science fiction into his work. The British writer, known best for his novels The Buried Giant , Never Let Me Go , and The Remains of the Day , was announced as this year's victor by the Swedish academy earlier today (Oct. (more...)
Cubs' Hendricks to start Game 1 of NLDS against Nationals
- October 05, 2017

Kyle Hendricks will start against the Nationals in Game 1 on Friday and be followed, in order, by Jon Lester , Jose Quintana and Jake Arrieta . It seems like a bit of a slow drag as fans wait for the title defense begin since there is almost a five-day gap between the season finale against the Reds and the first game of the National League Division Series in Washington. (more...)
What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi? What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi?
- October 05, 2017

In a setback to Zakia, the Gujarat High court on Thursday rejected her plea challenging the lower court order on the SIT clean chit to Modi and others. Meanwhile a special court in June 2016 found 24 people guilty in connection with the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case. Ehsan Jafri and 68 others were apparently dragged out of their homes and burnt alive by the rioting mob. (more...)
President Trump Calls #Route91 Shooting Pure Evil President Trump Calls #Route91 Shooting Pure Evil
- October 05, 2017

Trump says the nation is joined together today in sadness, shock and grief. As more information continued to be revealed about the shooting in Las Vegas-which left more than 50 people dead and more than 500 injured-Trump made a short, scripted, speech where he called on the nation to unite, adding that the attack was "pure evil." Despite the calls for immediate action, the White House said now is not the time for a debate on control. (more...)
McDonald's 'happy' meals came with a side of cocaine McDonald's 'happy' meals came with a side of cocaine
- October 05, 2017

The night manager Frank Guerrero, 26, allegedly sold drugs over the fast food counter. "The conduct was so blatant it would be comical if he weren't committing a serious narcotics crime", the city's Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. (more...)