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Sign of the season: Christmas tree arrives in Rockefeller Center Sign of the season: Christmas tree arrives in Rockefeller Center
- November 12, 2017

It was cut down Thursday morning before a horde of camera-ready spectators. This year's tree will be dressed in more than 50,000 multi-colored lights, ahead of the lighting ceremony that takes place on November 29. Once the holidays wrap up and it's taken down in NY, the tree will be milled into lumber for habitat for humanity. The idea for a tree at the center came about after construction workers building the skyscraper there put a Christmas tree on top of the building's frame in 1931. (more...)
Hutchinson Capital Management CA Cuts Stake in Carnival Corporation (CCL)
- November 12, 2017

Carnival Corp now has $47.41B valuation. Carnival Corporation (CCL) traded down $1.52 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $64.66. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.41, for a total value of $6,127,771.23. Jefferies maintained Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) on Thursday, June 8 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, January 13. (more...)
Georgia Tech offense gets back of track in win over Virginia Tech Georgia Tech offense gets back of track in win over Virginia Tech
- November 12, 2017

Marshall completed 2 of 8 for 140 yards and was intercepted once. Moreover, they speak to a lack of confidence in a group in serious need of playmakers. Georgia Tech was able to control it despite completing just one pass - a 60-yard touchdown - through three quarters. Compounding the gamble, he used backup quarterback AJ Bush. (more...)
3 bold predictions for the Wolverines vs Maryland 3 bold predictions for the Wolverines vs Maryland
- November 12, 2017

This season, Michigan's defense only has allowed an average of 17 points and 245 yards per game. MI has run the ball well with Karan Higdon and Chris Evans lately, expect them to get a ton of carries here. Higdon did the rest, cutting across the field and running through tackles on his way to a 35-yard pickup. David Long made up for it, though, intercepting a Ryan Brand throw in the end zone and returning it 80 yards. (more...)
Take Baylor in Big 12 upset over Texas Tech Take Baylor in Big 12 upset over Texas Tech
- November 12, 2017

True freshman Charlie Brewer from Austin's Lake Travis High School, Baker Mayfield's alma mater, made his first start at KU, and in the past 2-1/2 games, Brewer has completed 48 of 69 passes for 605 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions. (more...)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Bought by CIBC Asset Management Inc
- November 12, 2017

The Illinois-based Banced Corporation has invested 3.59% in Apple Inc. (AAPL) traded down $1.21 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $174.67. About 25.15 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:AAPL) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday, October 30th. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $155.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. (more...)
Free admission for veterans at Colorado state parks Saturday
- November 12, 2017

NPS says 5,813 veterans are employed at its more than 400 parks, which is equal to 28 percent of its workforce. View a list of the 27 NPS united in California that are free this weekend here. Pictured: Big Lagoon State Park in Escambia County. Florida State Parks offer year-round discounts on Annual Entrance Passes to those who now serve or have served in the US military, veterans with service related disabilities and surviving spouses of members of the USA military who have fallen in combat. (more...)
Pictorial; President Magufuli's State Visit to Uganda Pictorial; President Magufuli's State Visit to Uganda
- November 12, 2017

Among the issues they discussed were opportunities for trade and investment, immigration, air transport, regional issues and security matters. The announcement came after the court of appeal concluded that the government violated its global and domestic legal obligations in not arresting ICC fugitive Al-Bashir in June 2015 when he visited the country. (more...)
Port Elgin Remembrance Day Ceremony Attracts Hundreds Port Elgin Remembrance Day Ceremony Attracts Hundreds
- November 12, 2017

The Port Elgin Remembrance Day ceremony was well attended, despite chilly temperatures. "It was lovely", she said after the ceremony. Taking place at George Elliot Secondary School the Remembrance Day ceremony paid special attention to the First and Second War as well as the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, which ended on November 10, 1917. (more...)
First Wife of Texas Shooter Says He Had 'Demons,' Was Abusive First Wife of Texas Shooter Says He Had 'Demons,' Was Abusive
- November 11, 2017

Brennaman had reportedly married Kelley in April 2011 and the duo had shifted to the Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico as he was posted there in the logistics department of the United States Air Force. But in the wake of the shooting, the Air Force recently acknowledged that it failed to inform the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about the conviction, which would have barred Kelley from buying or owning a gun as per the United States law, the BBC reported. (more...)
Bahrain Interior Ministry: Manama Oil Pipeline Blast is a 'Terrorist Act' Bahrain Interior Ministry: Manama Oil Pipeline Blast is a 'Terrorist Act'
- November 11, 2017

He said that the civil defence teams reached the site within 3 minutes. "The UAE condemns this coward terrorist act, which seeks to undermine the security of the Kingdom of Bahrain", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement on Saturday, affirming the UAE's unequivocal position against all forms of violence and terrorism. (more...)
Veterans Day to bring cool temps, clear skies
- November 11, 2017

Winds drop to light early in the evening and temperatures drop to a low of minus 5C. Wednesday will be sunny with highs in the upper 60s. Today we'll see partly cloudy skies with breezy conditions this afternoon. Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Otherwise, mostly sunny with a high near 59. High plus 2. Night: Clear. (more...)
Rechaza Venezuela sanciones de Estados Unidos Rechaza Venezuela sanciones de Estados Unidos
- November 11, 2017

El canciller Jorge Arreaza ratificó este jueves que Venezuela es un país libre y soberano en rechazo a las nuevas sanciones ilegales del Gobierno de Estados Unidos (EE.UU.), que violan el derecho internacional y "forman parte de la sistemática campaña de agresión" contra el país suramericano. (more...)
Irish Woman Missing In France Irish Woman Missing In France
- November 11, 2017

Here, a massive social media campaign has begun in relation to establish her whereabouts. One family member wrote on Facebook asking people to share the appeal for information for the young woman. "Please share here and if you have any contacts in the south of France please share to them", he said. The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to Ms Noonan's family. (more...)
Hawaii's Island Air Ceases All Operations Hawaii's Island Air Ceases All Operations
- November 11, 2017

In 1995, the airline had changed the name to Island Air. Hawaiian Airlines announced they would offer ticketed passengers a seat on their flights on a standby basis. Island Air first started service in 1980 as Princeville Airways, flying between Honolulu and the small town of Princeville, Kauai, and grew to offer inter-island flights to most Hawaiian Islands. (more...)
Lawmakers abandon proposal to nix adoption tax credit
- November 11, 2017

In a $1.5 trillion tax plan, the adoption tax credit only costs the government about a million dollars. Adoption advocates have argued that supporting the adoption tax credit can be considered fiscally conservative, as some studies have indicated that the government saves between $65,000 and $127,000 for each child who is adopted rather than placed in long-term foster care. (more...)
Govt attacks United Nations expert over Swachh Bharat remarks Govt attacks United Nations expert over Swachh Bharat remarks
- November 11, 2017

Presenting a preliminary report of his official visit to India at the invitation of the government, Heller said at a press conference: "Everywhere I went, I saw the logo of the Clean India Mission - Gandhiji's glasses". "I need to recognise that it is very impressive", he said. Referring to the incomplete understanding of water and sanitation in India, the statement says that the UNSR has failed to acknowledge the paradigm shift in national sanitation policy which has moved from construction ... (more...)
Mumbai Police Tow Car With Woman Breastfeeding Her Baby Still Inside Mumbai Police Tow Car With Woman Breastfeeding Her Baby Still Inside
- November 11, 2017

Mumbai: A video is going viral on social media in which the Mumbai Traffic Police could be seen towing away a auto with a lady inside it breastfeeding her baby. After the video went viral, Amitesh Kumar, Joint Commissioner (Traffic), said, "The Deputy Commissioner Traffic West Region has been ordered to visit and conduct and enquiry into the incident". (more...)
Irish Gov't Optimistic On Brexit Talks Irish Gov't Optimistic On Brexit Talks
- November 11, 2017

Illustrating a possible deepening divide on the issue, the Brexit secretary, David Davis, in turn said he would not accept a proposal that threatened the UK's "constitutional and economic integrity". "We respect the European Union desires, but they can not come at the constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom". He said that the solution has to respect the "democratic decision of the British people", as well as Irish interests. (more...)
S Korea, US begin joint naval exercises aimed at North S Korea, US begin joint naval exercises aimed at North
- November 11, 2017

Trump said in a speech at South Korea's parliament Wednesday, "Currently stationed in the vicinity of this peninsula are the three largest aircraft carriers in the world loaded to the maximum with magnificent F-35 and F-18 fighter jets". The three carriers will be likely together in the drills around Monday, according to a South Korean military official, who didn't want to be named, citing office rules, reports AP. (more...)
Farooq Abdullah invokes Kashmir, says PoK belongs to Pakistan Farooq Abdullah invokes Kashmir, says PoK belongs to Pakistan
- November 11, 2017

Srinagar MP said, "A Pakistan Minister rightly said that you forget that the part which is yours was acquired by an Instrument of Accession". He also said that India must accede to Kashmir's autonomy, " the government (must) conclude that an autonomy will be given to us as well as them (PoK)". (more...)
Putin says had useful interaction with Trump at Vietnam summit Putin says had useful interaction with Trump at Vietnam summit
- November 11, 2017

RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan said the station would register, since otherwise its American director could be arrested and its accounts frozen. In an extended conversation with reporters, Trump touted the success of his week-long Asia trip that took him to Japan, South Korea and China before the APEC summit in Vietnam. (more...)
NASA Releases Smog Images of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Pakistan NASA Releases Smog Images of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Pakistan
- November 11, 2017

Figures on the United States embassy website showed levels of PM2.5 - the smallest particulates that cause most damage to health - spiked at over 1,000 on Wednesday afternoon in Delhi, though by Thursday afternoon they had fallen to 400. Motorcycle riders wore green face masks and goggles as they tried to cope with the smog, but for some the protection was not enough. While the leaders are yet to take concrete steps, the Delhi government meanwhile has announced to reinstate the odd-even ... (more...)
Louis CK has been dropped by his networks, agencies and management
- November 11, 2017

This evening, Adlon released a statement , through the FX publicity department. "As of today, I no longer represent Louis C.K.", Kay announced via Twitter. He is now under fire after five women claimed in the Times that he either masturbated in front of them, asked them to watch him masturbate, or masturbated while on the phone with them, a pattern of inappropriate behavior that allegedly went on for years. (more...)
Windies to tour Pakistan early next year Windies to tour Pakistan early next year
- November 11, 2017

Sethi said that West Indies have confirmed the tour in 2018. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB ) has signed an agreement with Cricket West Indies for a series of T20Is, each year, for the next five years, in Pakistan and in USA. "There were talks to play the series in November, but due to unforeseen weather, we didn't take a risk so we will start our first series from March next year followed by the one in the U.S.", said Sethi. (more...)
Under pressure, Bangladesh's first Hindu Chief Justice resigns Under pressure, Bangladesh's first Hindu Chief Justice resigns
- November 11, 2017

Surendra Kumar Sinha, Bangladesh's first Hindu Chief Justice has resigned, report country's media outlets. He has been on "sick" leave since October 3 and is now in Australia. The chief justice said he was "quite embarrassed" about how a specific political quarter, including some ministers and the prime minister herself, had criticised him over one of his rulings - the 16th Amendment verdict. (more...)
Penn State field hockey is 'hungry for opportunity' entering the NCAA tournament Penn State field hockey is 'hungry for opportunity' entering the NCAA tournament
- November 11, 2017

The Scarlet Knights have won three of their last four games and have racked up more conference wins (three) than in the last two years combined. Campbell would cut the lead to five with just under a minute to play, but free throws would eventually seal the deal for Penn State . (more...)
Shinzo Abe tells Xi Jinping he wants deeper cooperation on North Korea
- November 11, 2017

It broadcast a video showing a player identified as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe trying repeatedly to hit his ball out of a steep bunker. As you can see in the clip, as soon as Abe made it to the top, he lost his balance and goes head over heels back into the bunker, losing his hat in the process. (more...)
At Pune varsity only non-drinkers and vegetarians eligible for gold medal At Pune varsity only non-drinkers and vegetarians eligible for gold medal
- November 11, 2017

However, the university has clarified that it is not a new circular. How is being a vegetarian and not having any addiction got to do with Gold Medal achievers? The gold medal is given yearly to students who have completed their post- graduation in science and non-science stream students on merit bases. (more...)
Israeli misile intercepts drone from Syria Israeli misile intercepts drone from Syria
- November 11, 2017

According to initial reports of the event, the drone belonged to the Syrian army and was being used for intelligence purposes. The military initially told Reuters the UAV was Russian-manufactured but offered no evidence. Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global community. (more...)

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