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Menendez jurors say they are still deadlocked Menendez jurors say they are still deadlocked
- November 16, 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at the Martin Luther King Jr. NEWARK , N.J. (AP) - The jury at Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial has told a judge that it remains deadlocked. Federal prosecutors have asked Walls to give the jury more time to deliberate and to give them partial verdict instructions, but Walls says he won't do that. (more...)
Raymond James & Associates Buys A Lot More Alliant Energy Corp (LNT) Stock Raymond James & Associates Buys A Lot More Alliant Energy Corp (LNT) Stock
- November 16, 2017

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.02 in the three months through December 2017 and -$0.03 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting -91.3% and 200% growth, respectively. (more...)
General Chiwenga's threats treasonous - Zanu-PF General Chiwenga's threats treasonous - Zanu-PF
- November 16, 2017

The three main roads leading to the centre of Harare, have been closed down by the army and the city is much quieter then it was on Wednesday, the first day of the military seizure. AP reports that Kudzanai Chipanga says the statement he made earlier this week attacking the military did not originate with him. We are still young people. (more...)
A bromance blooms between Trump and Duterte A bromance blooms between Trump and Duterte
- November 16, 2017

Trade was a major theme and Trump is reiterating Tuesday before heading back to the USA that he wants trade that is "fair" and "reciprocal". He's also taking credit for improving relations with the Philippines. Despite all that, they later issued a joint statement saying they "underscored that human rights and the dignity of human life are essential, and agreed to continue mainstreaming the human rights agenda in their national programs". (more...)
Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
- November 16, 2017

Kinder Morgan, Inc . most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15 for the September 2017 versus $0.15 in the same quarter previous year, representing 0% growth. Kinder Morgan Inc . The firm's market cap is $47.17 billion. The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 0.8. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 31st were paid a $0.125 dividend. (more...)
OH prisons botch 2 executions in less than 10 years OH prisons botch 2 executions in less than 10 years
- November 16, 2017

The advocacy group, which opposes the death penalty, called for an immediate moratorium on executions in the state. It was the fifth mishandled execution in OH in recent years and the second time an attempted execution was abandoned, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio. (more...)
VW to invest $11.8bn in energy vehicles for Chinese market VW to invest $11.8bn in energy vehicles for Chinese market
- November 16, 2017

Volkswagen forged its venture with state-owned JAC Motors this May with the express objective of manufacturing electric cars and has previously stated it plans to sell 1 million electric vehicles by 2025. He added that the Volkswagen Group aimed to sell some 400,000 e-cars in China yearly by 2020, and 1.5 million e-cars annually by 2025. VW will introduce 15 models based on its MQB platform, converting internal combustion engine cars into plug-in hybrid or pure-electric versions, said ... (more...)
India wants to sabotage CPEC India wants to sabotage CPEC
- November 16, 2017

Pakistani leaders routinely make charges of RAW involvement in their country. "By doing so, India was playing with fire..." He said the South Asian region was defined by the volatile nature of Pakistan-India relations. "This Indian behavior can turn into a big war", he warned. His remarks came days after media reports said the USA is quietly nudging Pakistan and India to re-engage as the Trump administration seeks to defuse tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours. (more...)
Korean stars Lee Min Ho, Suzy confirm breakup Korean stars Lee Min Ho, Suzy confirm breakup
- November 16, 2017

This time the split news seems pretty real as the agency has confirmed it. Suzy affirmed the news through her agency JYP Entertainment, citing personal reason for the love fallout. "Lee Min Ho, who starred in the highly popular drama "Boys Over Flowers"' and "'The Heirs", is now serving as a public worker, in exchange for his mandatory military service, a report from yonhapnews.co.kr said . (more...)
Russian Federation to host summit on Syria with Iran, Turkey officials Russian Federation to host summit on Syria with Iran, Turkey officials
- November 16, 2017

The map shows the buffer area almost abutting the town of Quneitra next to the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. On Wednesday, the Russian military command charged that the USA forces tried to protect the armed groups, including the terrorist movement Islamic State (IS), during a raid by Russian aviation in Deeir-Ezzor province. (more...)
Philippines and New Zealand renew cooperation on geothermal development Philippines and New Zealand renew cooperation on geothermal development
- November 16, 2017

Ardern said these policies were something that Duterte could take his cue from. After Ardern replied in the negative, Duterte said, "Yeah I suspect you have none, I didn't see your police wearing guns", and Ardern told him Kiwi police were not routinely armed. (more...)
87% hike in opium cultivation and production in Afghanistan, says UNODC 87% hike in opium cultivation and production in Afghanistan, says UNODC
- November 16, 2017

Helmand, which has 44 percent of the country's cultivated area of opium poppy, is followed by another southern province, Kandahar - the cradle of the Taliban - with a total of 28,010 hectares and an increase of 37 percent compared to the previous year. (more...)
Turkey issues diplomatic note to USA over Turkish businessman Turkey issues diplomatic note to USA over Turkish businessman
- November 16, 2017

Zarrab, has dual Turkish-Iranian citizenship, was arrested on March 21 a year ago when he arrived in the United States . There was speculation in Turkish media after the U.S. "We will follow up the issue". Hurriyet quoted a diplomatic source as saying Turkey in its formal diplomatic note asked USA authorities to make clear in which prison Zarrab is being held and give assurances over his health and security. (more...)
Khorasan bomber kills 18 in Kabul political gathering Khorasan bomber kills 18 in Kabul political gathering
- November 16, 2017

The bomber tried to enter the building but was stopped at the security checkpoint where he detonated his device, said Kabul police spokesman Abdul Basir Mujahid. The explosion was the latest in a wave of violence that has killed and wounded thousands of civilians in Afghanistan this year. "The use of explosive weapons in civilian-populated areas must stop, without exception". (more...)
Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective
- November 16, 2017

State governments are in the process of notifying similar exemptions under state GST laws. At the same time, it made a decision to take away the benefit of input tax credit for restaurants with an annual revenue of Rs 1 crore or more as they were not passing on the benefit of lower tax incidence to consumers. (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC), United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Today Analysts Focus on AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC), United Technologies Corporation (UTX)
- November 16, 2017

It closed at $93.76 lastly. It is down 9.98% since November 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX ), stock is trading $124.79 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 2.80% in last 5 years. (more...)
Senators Unveil Proposal to Bolster Gun Background Checks Senators Unveil Proposal to Bolster Gun Background Checks
- November 16, 2017

But the Air Force never reported the conviction to the background check system. Those gaps apparently allowed the gunman in the Texas church massacre to buy his weapons. Last week, Cornyn said he would introduce legislation to ensure that all federal departments and agencies send conviction records to NICS. Still, there are a mountain of reasons for gun control advocates to be pessimistic. (more...)
No Gujjar Quota For Now In Rajasthan, Says Supreme Court No Gujjar Quota For Now In Rajasthan, Says Supreme Court
- November 16, 2017

In a setback for the Vasundhara Raje government, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday stayed Rajasthan's move to grant reservation benefits to Gujjars. Attorney General KK Venugopal today brought the said order of the Division Bench to the notice of the court. The Supreme Court has paused the provision of quota to Gujjars in Rajasthan at the moment, as it feels that reservation in jobs and education in the state has exceeded the 50 per cent cap and it can not be stretched further. (more...)
France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup, stunning South Africa France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup, stunning South Africa
- November 16, 2017

Bernard Laporte , the head of the French union, had publicly complained about many aspects of the evaluation report, saying it was "nonsense and full of errors" and accusing World Rugby of incompetence. It's imperative World Rugby puts itself through the wringer after France rose from the ashes to win the 2023 World Cup hosting rights. The French sports ministry said the decision to award it the Rugby World Cup so close to the Olympics and Paralympics in Paris in 2024 "demonstrates the ... (more...)
Donald Trump on LiAngelo Ball, teammates: 'What they did was unfortunate' Donald Trump on LiAngelo Ball, teammates: 'What they did was unfortunate'
- November 16, 2017

Earlier Wednesday, Trump wrote on his Twitter page, "Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump. Be careful, there are many pitfalls on the long and winding road of life!" Scott also said the athletic conference was "grateful for the role that our Chinese hosts played" and thanked President Trump, his administration and the State Department "for their efforts toward resolution". (more...)
London's Old Vic Reports 20 Cases of 'Inappropriate Behaviour' London's Old Vic Reports 20 Cases of 'Inappropriate Behaviour'
- November 16, 2017

Spacey faces public accusations across that spectrum already, but those reports have been more specific and serious. The London theatre released the conclusion following its investigation into allegations concerning the actor, who was in the role between 2004 and 2015, and has apologised. (more...)
Tracking Shares of Darden Restaurants (DRI) — Market Focus
- November 16, 2017

Traders might be taking a second look at shares of Comp En De Mn Cemig Ads (CIG.C). It has outperformed by 7.95% the S&P500. Robert W. Baird reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $94.00 target price on shares of Darden Restaurants in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)
Strong Cold Front Saturday! Tricky Pattern Next Week! Strong Cold Front Saturday! Tricky Pattern Next Week!
- November 16, 2017

The front will bring a few showers overnight Saturday into early Sunday morning. A cold front sweeping out of the Rockies and across the Plains will build the clouds and rain developing to our west and sweep it eastward. Lows tonight in the mid 20s. This system should clear our area by Thanksgiving day as some chilly air moves in from the northeast. Low temperatures Friday morning should be in the middle to upper 50s. (more...)
BJP Leader Shot Dead By Unidentified Assailants In Uttar Pradesh BJP Leader Shot Dead By Unidentified Assailants In Uttar Pradesh
- November 16, 2017

The assailants, police said, came close to the auto of Kumar and fired gun shots. Reports say that two other occupants of the vehicle were also severely injured. Shiv Kumar owns two schools in Haibatpur. Another injured occupant was admitted to a private hospital. That situation has changed now but crimes still take place. (more...)
Wanted: This pickup driver, whose sticker is 'disorderly conduct,' Texas sheriff says Wanted: This pickup driver, whose sticker is 'disorderly conduct,' Texas sheriff says
- November 16, 2017

The sheriff southwest of Houston put out a call for information, saying that a prosecutor had already told him that she could bring disorderly conduct charges. Robert Zamora disagreed: "It's important to me when my 7 & 9 yr old daughters are reading it on the road". There are many different opinions about not only the decal but about freedom of speech. (more...)
Pradhyumn's father demands accused be treated as adult, and maximum punishment Pradhyumn's father demands accused be treated as adult, and maximum punishment
- November 16, 2017

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to court had said that they are unaware of the grounds upon which police arrested Ashok. The maximum punishment under IPC sections relating to murder in case of consideration of the juvenile as a child in conflict with law can be life imprisonment, as against the Juvenile Justice Act under which a minor accused can be awarded a maximum punishment of three years. (more...)
Global Ski Apparel Market 2017 - Industry Growth, Size and Share to 2022 Global Ski Apparel Market 2017 - Industry Growth, Size and Share to 2022
- November 16, 2017

A growing demand for protective package solutions to shield materials that are sensitive from an acquired buildup and retaining of static charges and also to reduce any damage caused from electrostatic field is one of the main factors boosting market revenue growth. (more...)
Sri Sri's Ayodhya mediation plan: Are there actually any takers? Sri Sri's Ayodhya mediation plan: Are there actually any takers?
- November 16, 2017

Naik was commenting on the meeting between the spiritual guru and Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's offer for mediating in the dispute has received a tepid and skeptical response from key protagonists on both sides. I wish their efforts bear fruit. (more...)
Summer in Winter: 80 Degrees and Sunny Today Summer in Winter: 80 Degrees and Sunny Today
- November 16, 2017

South southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Tonight , it will be mostly clear with a low of 34 and a north northwest wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour, becoming light and variable in the evening, according to the weather service. (more...)
Husband of United Kingdom woman jailed in Iran presses for Tehran visit Husband of United Kingdom woman jailed in Iran presses for Tehran visit
- November 16, 2017

But the sources said Britain was seeking to secure the "goodwill" of Tehran in the midst of an effort to win Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release. However, later the United Kingdom government spokesperson denied any connection between the debt issue and fate of the incarcerated woman. (more...)

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