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Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might' Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might'
- November 08, 2017

US President Donald Trump said he had "great confidence" in an anti-corruption sweep by Saudi Arabia that has seen dozens of high-profile political and business figures arrested. The White House on Wednesday condemned missile attacks by Yemen's Houthi militias on Saudi Arabia, saying they threatened the region's security and undermined efforts to halt the conflict. (more...)
Bill could allow concealed weapons in gun-free zones
- November 08, 2017

Click the "Take Action" button below to contact your state Senator. If the bill passes, people would be allowed to carry concealed guns in those once gun-free zones. At the time he said he believed schools, hospitals, and other gun-free zones should have the ability to choose to remain gun-free. "We see enough trouble and bars now with alcohol and now I had guns to the equation and I just think it flies in the face of reason". (more...)
'Mass is not a show': Pope tells bishops to put down phones 'Mass is not a show': Pope tells bishops to put down phones
- November 08, 2017

Peter's Square Wednesday, the pope slammed the use of cell phones during mass, calling it "a very ugly thing". He added, "Think: when you go to Mass, the Lord is there!" "It saddens me when I'm celebrating Mass in the square and the basilica and I see so many cell phones lifted up", he said. (more...)
EBRD lifts growth forecast for Eastern Europe, Turkey EBRD lifts growth forecast for Eastern Europe, Turkey
- November 08, 2017

The GDP growth in Latvia in 2018 is expected at 4.1%, up by 0.9%age points from the estimate in May. The upgrade follows the International Monetary Fund upping Turkey's 2017 growth forecast 2.6 percentage points on October 10 and the World Bank raising its forecast 0.4 percentage points on October 19. (more...)
US Senate Committee Passes Act on Strengthening N. Korea Sanctions US Senate Committee Passes Act on Strengthening N. Korea Sanctions
- November 08, 2017

Members of the Republican-led Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee voted 23-0 for the bill named after Otto Warmbier, the college student from OH who was imprisoned by North Korea for more than a year before he returned home in June with brain damage and died days later. (more...)
IShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (ARCA:IJR) Undervalued?
- November 08, 2017

This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing by the share price one month ago. The VC1 is calculated using the price to book value, price to sales, EBITDA to EV, price to cash flow, and price to earnings. The Free Cash Flow Yield 5 Year Average of iShares Trust - iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (ARCA:IJR) is 0.000000. The Price Range of iShares Trust - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (ARCA:IVV) over the past 52 weeks is 1.000000. (more...)
School selling bulletproof panels for students' backpacks School selling bulletproof panels for students' backpacks
- November 08, 2017

Although the school, which teaches preschoolers up to 16-year-olds, has never suffered a shooting incident, it does perform active shooter drills for students and parents. The panels can stop a wide range of pistol ammunition, but don't protect against rifle rounds. "We thought, yeah, let's offer it to anyone who wants it", Gulla said. (more...)
Uddhav met me to discuss alliance of like-minded parties, says Pawar Uddhav met me to discuss alliance of like-minded parties, says Pawar
- November 08, 2017

However, Shiv Sena has so far maintained a discreet silence about the meeting. In the 288-member Maharashtra legislative assembly, the BJP is the single largest party with 122 members, 23 members short of the half-way mark. The development comes in the backdrop of growing hostility between the BJP and Sena, which has sparked talks of new possibilities in terms of government formation in the state. (more...)
Trump administration imposes new travel restrictions on Cuba Trump administration imposes new travel restrictions on Cuba
- November 08, 2017

The State Department is now putting together a list of entities and sub-entities with which people subject to U.S. jurisdiction will no longer be allowed to conduct transactions, while the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security will be simplifying and expanding the exception that allows certain license-free exports to the Cuban private sector. (more...)
Iraqi premier vows to respond to attacks from Syria Iraqi premier vows to respond to attacks from Syria
- November 08, 2017

Iraqi forces backed by the US -led coalition drove IS from Qaim and surrounding areas last week, in what coalition officials said marked the end of the conventional war against the extremist group in Iraq. But Croft said the demand for surveillance and reconnaissance drones and manned aircraft remains strong as USA -backed forces continue to pursue militants into their desert hideaways. (more...)
Veterans invited to free dinner at Legion on Saturday Veterans invited to free dinner at Legion on Saturday
- November 08, 2017

Marine Corps. Guest speaker for the event will be LTC Anthony Whitfield. Live entertainment will follow at 8 p.m. The township marks Veterans Day with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Heritage Park at 11 a.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Veterans Day is Saturday. Veterans Day commemorates the courage and patriotism of all the men and women who have served in the United States armed services. (more...)
Pollution at hazardous level: Kejriwal seeks meeting with Punjab, Haryana CMs Pollution at hazardous level: Kejriwal seeks meeting with Punjab, Haryana CMs
- November 08, 2017

As the pollution level is choking Delhi's people also suffering from breathing discomfort, headaches and burning eyes. According to the forecast of the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences' System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research, the "sudden" intrusion of pollutant-laden smoke from neighbouring Punjab and Haryana from the night of November 6 led to the spike as the high quantity of moisture in the city's air trapped the particulates. (more...)
Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI) Holdings Decreased by Korea Investment CORP Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI) Holdings Decreased by Korea Investment CORP
- November 08, 2017

Highline Capital Management Llc increased Crown Castle Intl Corp New (CCI) stake by 80.25% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The institutional investor owned 54,240 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after selling 6,975 shares during the quarter. (more...)
China Exports Rise Less Than Expected In October China Exports Rise Less Than Expected In October
- November 08, 2017

Trump. While the trade surplus with the US narrowed somewhat, to $26.62 billion from $28.08 billion in September, it was the fifth straight monthly surplus of more than $25 billion. "The CIIE, with its potential to increase exports for countries around the world and enable the trade and economic cooperation between China and the rest of the world, will offer broad prospects for development". (more...)
Cadet candidate booted from Air Force Academy Prep School after racist remarks Cadet candidate booted from Air Force Academy Prep School after racist remarks
- November 08, 2017

Gen. Jay Silveria, dropping a fiery rant upon the Colorado Springs campus' 4,000 cadet candidates and their superiors. The academy says the individual admitted responsibility and this was confirmed by the investigation. The Academy's preparatory school was where the racism comments were found. At one point, he insisted that everyone in the audience take out their phones and record him so his message was clearly heard. (more...)
Trafford Remembers - Remembrance Sunday Services across the borough Trafford Remembers - Remembrance Sunday Services across the borough
- November 08, 2017

Mayor of Brentwood, Cllr Will Russell, said: "We must never forget those who have fought and given their lives for our country". "Every year on Remembrance Sunday, we pause to reflect and pay tribute to the fearless people who fought for us in the two World Wars, as well as recent conflicts". (more...)
Germany's top court tells lawmakers to recognize 'third gender'
- November 08, 2017

In Germany it has been possible since 2013 to leave the gender box blank on the birth certificate for people born with characteristics of both males and females. The UN believes between 0.05 and 1.7 per cent of the global population is intersex - about the same percentage that have red hair. Some intersex traits are visibly evident, such as ambiguous genitalia, while there are a number of others which involve genetic, hormonal or anatomical differences. (more...)
John Prescott's son suspended by Jeremy Corbyn's office
- November 08, 2017

It comes amid widespread allegations of misconduct at Westminster. Mr Prescott is said to have gone to the women's home in a taxi after attending a Labour function. It involves giving all the members of the Labour leader's frontbench team media and strategy advice, and speechwriting. He also previously failed to be selected to stand for the party in his father's old Hull East seat ahead of the 2010 election, after which Mr Prescott senior was appointed to the House of Lords. (more...)
Chris Hurst, boyfriend of reporter executed on live TV, wins delegate seat Chris Hurst, boyfriend of reporter executed on live TV, wins delegate seat
- November 08, 2017

A former Virginia news anchor and Emerson College graduate whose girlfriend was fatally shot on live TV in August 2015 has won a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Part of Hurst's platform was reducing gun violence. He said in Richmond he hopes to get more funding for education, affordable health care in the district, work on the opioid crisis, and address creating good paying jobs. (more...)
United Kingdom tweaks offer on citizens' rights ahead of Brexit talks United Kingdom tweaks offer on citizens' rights ahead of Brexit talks
- November 08, 2017

A consortium of banks including JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and HSBC warned USA commerce secretary Wilbur Ross that they might start moving staff overseas in the near future, the Financial Times said. According to Government statistics, approximately 150,000 European Union nationals now work in the UK's pubs, bars, and restaurants - the second highest number of any industry, behind only the NHS, and the fifth highest by proportion of the overall workforce. (more...)
Did AAP offer Rajya Sabha seat to Raghuram Rajan?
- November 08, 2017

Sources in the party indicated that after Vishwas and party MLA from Okhla Amanatullah Khan fell out, one reason why Vishwas did not leave the party or speak out openly against the leadership was because he had been promised an RS seat. At present, Rajan is pursuing academics at the Booth School of the University of Chicago, where he also taught till 2003. Th state elects three members for the term of six years and indirectly elected by the state legislator. (more...)
Mike Duggan Wins Re-Election As Detroit Mayor, Defeating Coleman Young II Mike Duggan Wins Re-Election As Detroit Mayor, Defeating Coleman Young II
- November 08, 2017

As hundreds of supporters cheered, Duggan took the stage a few minutes after 10 p.m.as Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours", played on the speakers. "I want to say a special thank you to the 9,000 men and women who work for the city of Detroit ", he said. I think it was reflected in the numbers today. (more...)
No re-election endorsement for mayor from Daily News
- November 08, 2017

With more than 75 percent of the city's voting precincts reporting, de Blasio, 56, had won almost 65 percent, a margin of 35 percentage points over his Republican opponent, state assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, according to New York City's Board of Elections. (more...)
Bobby Portis returns to Chicago Bulls and drops 21 points Bobby Portis returns to Chicago Bulls and drops 21 points
- November 08, 2017

DeRozan scored 24 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Raptors beat Chicago 119-114 on Tuesday night for their first three-game winning streak over the Bulls since 2009. Another point of focus in this game was Kyle Lowry , who has been not quite up to Kyle Lowry standards this year as he finds his way in the Raptors new offensive approach of more ball sharing and fewer iso opportunities. (more...)
NY grand jury indicts Person NY grand jury indicts Person
- November 08, 2017

Person and Michel, a former National Basketball Association and NCAA official and current custom clothing distributor, agreed to accept approximately $50,000 in bribe payments from an undercover federal agent. On top of the $91,000 bribes from Blazer, among others, Person is also accused of accepting $50,000 in cash bribes from Michel in exchange for steering student-athletes to his clothing company and other interests. (more...)
Left In Critical Condition After Shooting On Mass Ave Left In Critical Condition After Shooting On Mass Ave
- November 08, 2017

Officials said a gang-related shooting took place in the area and a man has been hospitalized with critical injuries. A man in his 30s was found inside a white Chevy Malibu, which crashed into a parked vehicle near the Huntington Ave. Ave". He was transported to Boston Medical Center. Authorities are now searching for a dark-colored SUV in an investigation that will involve reviewing footage from nearby security cameras. (more...)
Frank LoBiondo Latest GOP Congressman To Throw In Towel, Citing Frank LoBiondo Latest GOP Congressman To Throw In Towel, Citing "Political Polarization"
- November 08, 2017

But more than a few moderate Republicans have announced they will not run for re-election next year. LoBiondo has been in the House since the 1990s, and follows many of his senior colleagues in announcing his intention to leave. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11), Leonard Lance (R-7) and Tom MacArthur (R-3). A retired teacher, Tanzie Youngblood of Woolwich, already is running . The retirement could create a competitive race for the House of Representatives in the 2md District for the first ... (more...)
Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award
- November 08, 2017

The photograph was also shared by Sanctuary Asia on their official Facebook page condemning the inhumane acts by locals. The image shows a mother elephant with her ears angled forward to avoid the crowd, followed by her calf screaming as her feet are getting burnt. (more...)
Fired Welsh minister Carl Sargeant kills himself after claims over conduct Fired Welsh minister Carl Sargeant kills himself after claims over conduct
- November 08, 2017

Carl Sargeant was relieved from his duties as Wales' cabinet secretary for communities and children on Friday and was under a party investigation. The 49-year-old politician's body was found at his home in Wales shortly before noon on Tuesday. (more...)
JC Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance
- November 08, 2017

Holding Company will post 0.06 EPS for the current fiscal year. Holding from $3.00 to $4.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. J. C. Penney Company, Inc is a holding company. J. C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP ) shares traded 6.75% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $2.53. (more...)

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