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USA tax bill: Democrats attack exemption for college linked to Betsy DeVos USA tax bill: Democrats attack exemption for college linked to Betsy DeVos
- December 03, 2017

Only private colleges with at least 500 students and endowments valued at more than $500,000 per student would pay the 1.4 percent levy, meaning that Easton's Lafayette College - and presumably Hillsdale, according to figures from its student newspaper on the school's endowment - would no longer be subject to the tax. (more...)
North Korea's New ICBM Likely Broke Up Upon Re-Entry, US Official Says North Korea's New ICBM Likely Broke Up Upon Re-Entry, US Official Says
- December 03, 2017

The intercontinental ballistic missile that North Korea test-fired early Wednesday broke apart as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, a US official told CNN Saturday. So far, U.S. officials believe the latest test involved a single missile in the inventory, and that future launches will likely include missiles with modifications. (more...)
Cops among eight held for dealing in illegal arms, fake licences Cops among eight held for dealing in illegal arms, fake licences
- December 03, 2017

A Rangers spokesperson said the paramilitary troops initially nabbed a man on suspicion of his involvement in the illegal purchase and sale of arms and forging arms licences for the goal. He added that the gang was involved in this business for at least ten years and issued over 8,000 fake arms licenses, 4,000 fake educational degrees, and hundreds of driving licenses and NOCs of different organisations, making revenues in millions. (more...)
Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Lowered to Reduce at Gordon Haskett
- December 03, 2017

The company's revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will post 3.54 EPS for the current year. (NYSE: WSM ) traded up $0.45 during trading on Friday, reaching $51.61. Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) was raised too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q2 2017. Since June 15, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 selling transactions for $25,416 activity. (more...)
Magnitude 2.5 Quake in N. Korea Caused by Sept. Nuke Test Magnitude 2.5 Quake in N. Korea Caused by Sept. Nuke Test
- December 03, 2017

South Korea's Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said the quake is believed to be a natural one, but triggered by the September nuclear test. "The exercise is aimed at enhancing deterrence against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats and showing off preparedness to fend off any provocative acts by the North", a ministry spokesman said. (more...)
Seven killed in S.Korea boat capsize Seven killed in S.Korea boat capsize
- December 03, 2017

Seven others were being treated at hospitals while two - including the captain of the boat - remained missing, according to the coastguard. The 9.77-ton South Korean vessel was carrying two crew members and 20 passengers when it hit the 336-ton tanker in the waters near Yeongheung Island at around 6:12 a.m. (more...)
Aashka Goradia and Brent Goble's dreamy wedding pictures out! Aashka Goradia and Brent Goble's dreamy wedding pictures out!
- December 03, 2017

Aashka looks attractive in a yellow dress in the video while Brent looks dapper in a casual suit. Television's favourite "bahu" Ishita Bhalla or better said, Divyanka Tripathi gave her wedding a miss. Love is the way you are, Love is the way I am: Sadhguru. Celebrating your #AmourPur and togetherness forever while sitting in Mumbai! Aashka and Brent had been dating for long and the couple had also appeared on the dance based reality show Nach Baliye. (more...)
Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ) EPS Estimated At $0.48
- December 03, 2017

The stock of Zumiez Inc . (NASDAQ: ZUMZ ) on Thursday, August 4 with "Neutral" rating. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The Company's hardgoods include skateboards, snowboards, bindings, components, and other equipment. The firm has a market capitalization of $526.06, a PE ratio of 20.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 1.33. (more...)
Nuggets Beat Lakers In See-Saw Game, 115-100 Nuggets Beat Lakers In See-Saw Game, 115-100
- December 03, 2017

Then, two free-throws from Murray at the 2:24 mark of the quarter gave the Nuggets a seven-point lead. It will be tough without any of the stars, but the Nuggets are capable of defeating the Lakers. Ingram lost the ball in the lane. The Lakers committed seven turnovers in the fourth quarter. "That was a big problem right there", Julius Randle said. (more...)
Jordan Poole rises to occasion for Michigan Basketball against Indiana Jordan Poole rises to occasion for Michigan Basketball against Indiana
- December 03, 2017

Freshman guard Jordan Poole scored 19 points to lead MI to a 69-55 win over IN in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Saturday IN Ann Arbor , Mich. MI (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten) scored its first 12 points on 3-pointers and led 16-2 early on. At one point against Indiana, Michigan went small with four guards and one big man on the floor. MI made 11 shots from 3-point range to Indiana's two. (more...)
8 dead after fishing boat capsizes off S Korea 8 dead after fishing boat capsizes off S Korea
- December 03, 2017

A rescue operation is under way to find the two missing persons. Those rescued from the water have been sent to nearby hospitals, the coast guard said. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries has said that six fishermen were found unconscious and they were receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitation to revive them. (more...)
Supreme Court takes on sports betting Supreme Court takes on sports betting
- December 03, 2017

National Collegiate Athletic Association involves New Jersey's attempt to legalize sports betting under Governor Chris Christie (R-New Jersey). The nation's highest court is set to hear oral arguments about sports betting on Monday. Gov. Christie says he cautiously optimistic about the case because he believes he is on the right side of the issue. New Jersey argues this is effectively a form of commandeering the states into the service of the federal government and that it violates the ... (more...)
Mondial-2018: la France évite l'Espagne et affrontera le Pérou Mondial-2018: la France évite l'Espagne et affrontera le Pérou
- December 03, 2017

La légendaire chance de Didier Deschamps ne l'a pas quittée. Le Danemark , on a l'habitude de les rencontrer, l'Australie on les a joués en amical. - Poule G: Belgique, Panama, Tunisie et Angleterre. Un match dont le coup d'envoi sera donné à midi (heure hexagonale) - assurément pas l'horaire idéal pour un diffuseur français, même si l'impact négatif du créneau sera moindre un week-end. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed announces entry into politics, to contest general elections in Pakistan Hafiz Saeed announces entry into politics, to contest general elections in Pakistan
- December 03, 2017

Saeed said he would contest the election on the platform of Milli Muslim League (MML), though he did not disclose anything about the constituency, reported Pakistani media. However, he said that he would underscore the struggle of Kashmiris by holding conferences, seminars and public meetings. "I want to tell Pakistan that back channel diplomacy only caused harm to the Kashmir cause", Saeed said. (more...)
BJP is 'original' pro-Hindutva party, Congress is a 'clone', says Jaitley BJP is 'original' pro-Hindutva party, Congress is a 'clone', says Jaitley
- December 03, 2017

The BJP also sought "Shiv bhakt" Rahul to clear his stand on Lord Ram, whose existence was denied by the Congress-led UPA in 2007 in the Supreme Court that was hearing the Ram Sethu matter. "Today we have come up by 42 positions in the World ranking of Ease of doing business", he asserted. Answering a query on allegations about possible EVM tempering, he said: "The results haven't been out yet and they have already started making excuses for their defeat". (more...)
Morocco handed Group of Death to face Spain and Portugal Morocco handed Group of Death to face Spain and Portugal
- December 03, 2017

Fernando Santos acknowledged European champions Portugal and 2010 World Cup winners Spain should be considered the favourites in Group B , though he refused to underestimate Morocco and Iran. But their coach, who helmed them to Russian Federation without suffering a defeat in their qualifying matches, showed respect to the sides his team will face next summer, reports Xinhua news agency. (more...)
UP civic polls: Congress leader Pradeep Mathur alleges EVM tampering UP civic polls: Congress leader Pradeep Mathur alleges EVM tampering
- December 03, 2017

BSP chief Mayawati , who had in March raised doubts over EVMs after the assembly elections, threw an open challenge to the BJP to hold the 2019 Lok Sabha polls using ballot papers. Calling for ballot papers to be brought back, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Saturday said that if EVMs are not used, BJP can not come to power. (more...)
2 toddlers injured in Las Vegas apartment fire 2 toddlers injured in Las Vegas apartment fire
- December 03, 2017

Mesquite Avenue near Bonanza Road and Eastern Avenue. LVFR says that children were in the apartment at time of fire but were able to get out. The two children, aged 10-months-old, and 3-years-old were in the living room when the fire started. (more...)
Congressman Sander Levin, 86, Calling it Quits in 2018 Congressman Sander Levin, 86, Calling it Quits in 2018
- December 03, 2017

Rep. Sander Levin's impending retirement. "For 35 years, the people of Southeast Michigan have known that they could count on Sandy Levin to fight for them in Washington". "Sandy isn't just a colleague; he is a mentor and dear friend". "It has been my honor to work alongside Sandy Levin on behalf of MI families". If there is one lasting legacy Sandy will leave behind, it is his steadfast commitment to improving the lives of working people. (more...)
Cuomo: Feds Should Be Ashamed of Puerto Rico Recovery Cuomo: Feds Should Be Ashamed of Puerto Rico Recovery
- December 03, 2017

Puerto Rico sent a letter to President Trump last month urging him to approve the $94 billion aid package, as much of the country is still without power. Emergency medical supplies also continue to be delivered to Puerto Rico via a partnership with GNYHA. Almost one-third of the power is still offline and more than $31 billion in housing damages have been established. (more...)
Iraqi Kurdish Leaders Meet With Macron In Paris Iraqi Kurdish Leaders Meet With Macron In Paris
- December 03, 2017

France President Emmanuel Macron has called for Iraqi militias to be disbanded during a meeting with Kurdish leaders who remain threatened by the pro-Baghdad paramilitary forces. Long-serving Kurdish president Masoud Barzani stepped down over the affair and the regional government led by his nephew Nechirvan has tried to negotiate an end to the confrontation. (more...)
Weather forecast for R'fontein: Expect it to rain, rain, rain Weather forecast for R'fontein: Expect it to rain, rain, rain
- December 03, 2017

Oh, yes. Temperature. The high will be near 44, the low on Saturday night, around 39. Winds could gust as high as 40 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy - low around 26. Wednesday , Dec. 6 - Sunny, with a high near 74. Thursday Night: 20 percent chance of snow, mostly cloudy - low around 25. (more...)
The United States urged the world The United States urged the world "to put pressure" on North Korea
- December 03, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on November 30 said Beijing could do more with its oil exports to pressure North Korea. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that a U.S. "We were encouraged by that approach. Since then, Pyongyang had refrained from military provocations for 75 days awaiting reciprocal steps from the United States, which, instead of meeting [North Korea] halfway, announced large-scale surprise military drills". (more...)
Buhari is no match for me in 2019, Atiku boasts Buhari is no match for me in 2019, Atiku boasts
- December 03, 2017

He said it was wrong therefore to suggest that he was avoiding a trip to America or afraid of an arrest warrant against him in the US. He said he had advised the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to make some changes, claiming that the APC chairman continually refused to take action. (more...)
Will Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Run Out of Steam Soon?
- December 03, 2017

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) to report earnings on February, 1. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies by 30.5% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:MMC) or 513,972 shares. (NYSE:MMC). Ruffer Llp owns 0.01% invested in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Therefore 67% are positive. Among 13 analysts covering Marsh & McLennan (NYSE:MMC), 8 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 5 Hold. (more...)
Is Buying 52-Week Stock Like Illinois Tool Works Inc
- December 03, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Argus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $180.00 price objective (up previously from $160.00) on shares of Illinois Tool Works in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Therefore 44% are positive. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a buy rating and set a $145.00 price objective on shares of Illinois Tool Works in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. (more...)
Rodgers not changing his preparation ahead of third Motherwell tie Rodgers not changing his preparation ahead of third Motherwell tie
- December 03, 2017

Thompson, who thinks Celtic can look at a range of positives from their victory over Motherwell , not least Scott Brown controlling midfield, praised Ntcham's display. "For a young player, he had everything in his game. As well as out-playing us, they out-fought us and that is the biggest disappointment of the game really". (more...)
Trump, Modi speak over phone; express satisfaction over GES Trump, Modi speak over phone; express satisfaction over GES
- December 03, 2017

Advisor to the US President Ivanka Trump will lead the USA contingent to the summit, which will highlight the theme of "Women First, Prosperity for All" and focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally, said a US embassy media release here today. (more...)
Congress party office attacked by MNS Congress party office attacked by MNS
- December 03, 2017

The incident occurred soon after the security staff opened the office. "His silence about an attack on a political party is disturbing and his unwillingness to condemn the MNS shows the party has a hidden backing of the BJP and the CM", Nirupam said. (more...)
NSW deputy premier urges Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign NSW deputy premier urges Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign
- December 03, 2017

Nationals politician and NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has asked Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to quit before Christmas as a "gift" to the country. Mr Turnbull dismissed the comments as an attempt to appease Jones. " It is odd he has never raised these matters with me personally ", Turnbull said. (more...)

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