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Ferry Runs Aground Near Lower Manhattan Pier Ferry Runs Aground Near Lower Manhattan Pier
- November 28, 2017

The newspaper says that photos show small, round divots and larger pock-marked areas in the hull of the Great Eagle ferry, which is being repaired, along with the Happy Hauler, at the North River Shipyard in Nyack. The cause of the collision is under investigation. "This evening a ferry vessel became stuck after striking a submerged object near Pier 11", a spokesperson for Mayor Bill de Blasio said. (more...)
Accountability court adjourns corruption hearing on Nawaz's request Accountability court adjourns corruption hearing on Nawaz's request
- November 28, 2017

Accountability Court adjourned the hearing of corruption references against deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar till December 4. However, the accountability court rejected the prosecutor's request as it adjourned the hearing till Dec 4. The court has yet to decide on the two requests. (more...)
PM Modi to launch Rs 14000 crore project PM Modi to launch Rs 14000 crore project
- November 28, 2017

As many as 546 security personnel belonging to private agencies will guard the 24 stations on the Miyapur-Nagole stretch. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also inaugurate the much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail on Tuesday. Price fare on the metro channel is more higher than other modes of public transport such as Multi-Modal Transport (MMTS) trains, RTC buses, and shared cabs.For MMTS trains, the maximum fare is Rs 10 for the general compartment and Rs 100 for the first class compartment. (more...)
CISCE decreases minimum marks required to pass ICSE, ISC exams CISCE decreases minimum marks required to pass ICSE, ISC exams
- November 28, 2017

The minimum passing criteria has been revised and brought down for both the ICSE and ISC board to bring parity in students passing from different boards. The CISCE notification said that this has been implemented the board received various recommendations from Inter Board Working Group (IBWG). Students appearing in the class 9 exams will have to score a minimum of 33 per cent and for those appearing in the class 11 exams will have need 35 per cent to clear the examination. (more...)
Cong, MNS workers clash in Vikhroli over hawkers and English signboards Cong, MNS workers clash in Vikhroli over hawkers and English signboards
- November 28, 2017

The police have arrested two MNS workers and four shopkeepers. Following the assaults on his party workers, Raj Thackeray called an impromptu meeting at his house. They threatened the shopkeepers and told them Raj had launched a new campaign, added the source. Meanwhile, the police have also been tough on MNS workers who have been blamed for beating up hawkers. (more...)
Xi calls for a 'toilet revolution' Xi calls for a 'toilet revolution'
- November 28, 2017

The need to improve public toilets was mentioned in Xi's report to the Chinese Communist Party Congress in September, describing it as one of the administration's principal challenges. The filth, stench and primitive conditions of many of China's public toilets have always been an source of anxiety and horror for tourists from developed countries, tarnishing a tourism industry that generated about 3.9 trillion yuan a year ago from more than 4.4 billion domestic and foreign visitors. (more...)
Supreme Court quashes plea to stop 'Padmavati' release outside India Supreme Court quashes plea to stop 'Padmavati' release outside India
- November 28, 2017

The apex court took a serious note of statements made by persons holding power or high office about the movie. The bench which also comprised of Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud termed as "misconceived", the prayers sought by Sharma in his fresh petition and said that the court can not pre-judge a movie which is yet to be certified by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). (more...)
Three-tier security cover for Winter Session of Odisha Assembly Three-tier security cover for Winter Session of Odisha Assembly
- November 28, 2017

The Samajwadi Party, state unit, has announced to stage dharna outside the assembly on Tuesday against Centre's stand on MSP. Besides, growing unemployment, increase in crime against women and deteriorating law and order situation will be other issues to be raised by the Opposition during the session. (more...)
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Shares Bought by Voya Investment Management LLC
- November 28, 2017

Moreover, Williams Jones & Assocs Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ ) for 9,464 shares. Vanguard Group Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.30, current ratio was 0.50, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.50 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.72, while Payout ratio is 39.10%. (more...)
Poppi Worthington inquest hears mother's 999 call Poppi Worthington inquest hears mother's 999 call
- November 28, 2017

The first inquest lasted seven minutes and found only that her death was unexplained. Mr Roberts will also call Poppi's father Paul Worthington, the man said by a High Court judge on the balance of probability to have carried out a sexual attack against his daughter shortly before she died, to take the stand on Wednesday. (more...)
3 killed in head-on crash in Jackson county 3 killed in head-on crash in Jackson county
- November 28, 2017

Condolences are pouring into the town and team from neighboring communities and sports opponents alike. Earlier in the day the Ukeles watched two family members play in a state football championship game, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal. (more...)
Hectic parleys in Cong, BJP over MLC bypoll Hectic parleys in Cong, BJP over MLC bypoll
- November 28, 2017

The deadline for filing nomination papers comes to an end at 3 pm on Monday for legislative council seat vacated after resignation of Narayan RaneThe Congress has chose to field former MLA Dilip Mane, son of veteran from Solapur district late Brahmadev Mane, as its candidate for the legislative council by-election to be held on December 7'th. (more...)
At least 23 Syria civilians killed ahead of United Nations talks At least 23 Syria civilians killed ahead of United Nations talks
- November 28, 2017

Russian air strikes on Sunday killed 34 civilians, among them 15 children, in a village held by the Islamic State in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said. Conditions are dire inside the region, which is suffering from shortages of food and medicine due to a government-enforced blockade. The opposition local council, called the Eastern Ghouta Damascus Countryside, said that the government's escalating bombing was causing people to seek shelter in unsanitary places - which could ... (more...)
Where Banco Santander (SAN) Stands on Analytical Review Chart? Where Banco Santander (SAN) Stands on Analytical Review Chart?
- November 28, 2017

Banco Santander had a net margin of 14.06% and a return on equity of 6.86%. analysts anticipate that Banco Santander will post 0.55 EPS for the current fiscal year. Banco Santander has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of €6.23 ($7.33). With its flexible approach, investors can easily identify the profitability and the efficiency of the company - bearing in mind the downsides of the ROI calculation which can be manipulated. (more...)
Court: DOD can't delay transgender enlistments beyond January 1 Court: DOD can't delay transgender enlistments beyond January 1
- November 28, 2017

As of now, two federal judges-one in Maryland; another in D.C. -have filed injunctions blocking Trump's order . A federal judge has just granted a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, ordering the Pentagon to accept transgender military recruits starting January 1. (more...)
Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed for five years in China Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-cheh jailed for five years in China
- November 28, 2017

The trial of Lee Ming-che was also China's first known criminal prosecution of a nonprofit worker since Beijing passed a law a year ago tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations. "He is the latest to suffer under the Chinese authorities" relentless attack against human rights and democracy activists, ' Rife said. After the sentence was handed down, Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said it was "strongly dissatisfied and regretful" of the result and ... (more...)
Jahlil Okafor Has Gone On The Offensive Jahlil Okafor Has Gone On The Offensive
- November 28, 2017

I just hope something happens quickly. Wojnarowski also reports that more than half of the National Basketball Association teams would be willing to take on Okafor as a long-term project, but prefer to wait until free agency rather than giving up an asset to get him. (more...)
California Dem steps down after sexual harassment allegations California Dem steps down after sexual harassment allegations
- November 28, 2017

Bocanegra's staff did not immediately reply to Reuters requests for comment. "Upon further reflection during the recent holiday weekend, and conversations with family, friends, supporters, I have made a decision to resign earlier from the State Assembly", the 46-year-old Democrat said in a statement posted to his Facebook page . (more...)
Copart (CPRT) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.16
- November 28, 2017

Insider ownership during the past year has decreased by a net of 1.39 million shares. (NASDAQ: CPRT ) for 15,696 shares. 587,457 are held by King Luther Mgmt. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Monday, September 11. As per Thursday, July 6, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Copart from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November ... (more...)
Hector Garcia-Molina Sells 3750 Shares of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Stock Hector Garcia-Molina Sells 3750 Shares of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Stock
- November 28, 2017

Oracle presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $54.85. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Hold". The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, April 10th. Auxier Asset Management has invested 1.21% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ). (more...)
Indiana Teacher Arrested After Students Film Her Snorting Cocaine In The Classroom Indiana Teacher Arrested After Students Film Her Snorting Cocaine In The Classroom
- November 28, 2017

Police believe the substance was a mixture of cocaine and heroin, according to CBS Chicago. Cox was later escorted out of the school by police and is now facing drug charges, including felony possession of a controlled substance. "She was all the way in the corner where she thought we can't see her". "I hope the very best for her future". Students at the school say they are coming to terms with the allegations against Cox. (more...)
Teenage IS supporter guilty of plotting attack on Bieber concert in UK Teenage IS supporter guilty of plotting attack on Bieber concert in UK
- November 28, 2017

The Mirror reported that the boy said the boy claimed to be a "soldier of the Islamic state" and had written in the martyrdom letter that "more attacks will follow " and "may the blood flow like rivers". Defending the boy barrister Delroy Henry argued he was not actually planning an attack but had a "stupid interest in the gory". He also reportedly uploaded a photo on Instagram of a local castle asking "Are you prepared" alongside photos of a gun, knife, and jeep. (more...)
Election results certified despite 147 votes cast in wrong districts Election results certified despite 147 votes cast in wrong districts
- November 28, 2017

But the board said it determined certification was the right move on its end. "Significantly, the Board formally adopted the Department of Elections' report concluding that at least 147 voters cast ballots in the wrong race, almost twice the current 82-vote margin between Democratic nominee Joshua Cole and Republican nominee Bob Thomas", said Elias, adding that the Democrats will "assess our options". (more...)
Chinese general being investigated for corruption kills self Chinese general being investigated for corruption kills self
- November 28, 2017

The Xinhua News Agency and state broadcaster CCTV said Tuesday Zhang killed himself November 23 at his home, to which he had been confined during the investigation. The CMC made a decision to hold "talks" with Zhang to investigate his involvement in the cases of Guo and Xu, two corrupt former CMC vice chairmen, on August 28, according to the CMC. (more...)
Oxford withdraws Aung San Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of the City' award Oxford withdraws Aung San Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of the City' award
- November 28, 2017

Oxford city councillors said they did not want to honour "those who turn a blind eye to violence". Suu Kyi's atrocities targeting Myanmar's Muslim minority are so egregious that she shot past other nominated global Islamophobes, U.S. The UN has called the current violence against the Muslim Rohingya minority in the Buddhist country "a textbook example of genocide". More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state. (more...)
Kentucky girl, 10, accused of intentionally driving into home Kentucky girl, 10, accused of intentionally driving into home
- November 28, 2017

But despite the extensive destruction to the house, the lives of five children, who had been in room at the time, were reportedly saved by a sofa. "The back of it is kind of high, and I think the kids just slid with the loveseat", he told WDRB . (more...)
Rep. Luis Gutierrez not running for re-election, sources say Rep. Luis Gutierrez not running for re-election, sources say
- November 28, 2017

Luis Gutierrez is expected to announce at a Chicago news conference Tuesday that he won't be seeking re-election. Gutierrez is expected to formally announce his decision Tuesday. Among those said to be considering a last minute bid for the seat are Cook County Commissioner "Chuy" Garcia, Alderman Proco Joe Moreno, Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and state legislator Martin Sandoval. (more...)
US Navy plane has 'unsafe' encounter with Russian jet US Navy plane has 'unsafe' encounter with Russian jet
- November 28, 2017

Col. Michelle Baldanza, told CNN . She stated that the Russian aircraft crossed in front of its U.S. counterpart, from right to the left while turning on its afterburners which resulted in the U.S. An armed Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in the Baltic Sea in June. At the time, a US official said that was the case because both aircraft visually identified each other and the Russian aircraft approached the American plane in a professional manner. (more...)
'Chennai Six' found not guilty, according to supporters 'Chennai Six' found not guilty, according to supporters
- November 28, 2017

Miss MacHugh, from Neilston, Renfrewshire, said the men had all the necessary paperwork for the weapons at the time and "everything was above board and legal". Following their acquittals, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson described the court ruling as "fantastic news". The crew worked aboard the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, which was boarded by the Indian coastguard in October 2013. (more...)
Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for second day, thousands stranded Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for second day, thousands stranded
- November 28, 2017

Indonesia's Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Centre (PVMBG), which is using drones, satellite imagery and other equipment, said predictions were hard in the absence of instrumental recordings from the last eruption 54 years ago. (more...)

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