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Russian Lawmakers Introduce Proposal on 'Foreign Agent' Access Ban to Parliament Russian Lawmakers Introduce Proposal on 'Foreign Agent' Access Ban to Parliament
- December 05, 2017

At least nine American media outlets, including Voice of America and Radio Liberty, could be required to register as foreign agents by Russian Federation. his attitude, he said he did not". The norm has appeared as the response to similar actions of the US concerning the Russian RT TV channel and Sputnik news agency. (more...)
Australia to legislate against foreign interference in politics
- December 05, 2017

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday new laws to combat foreign interference and espionage as he encouraged his country not to be naive about foreign powers trying to influence its political process. "Now, to ensure that there is no inappropriate foreign interference in our democratic system, we are banning all foreign donations, as I've said". "Similarly, it does not prevent charities from engaging in political activities in Australia, as long as the political ... (more...)
INC (MRK) Shares Declined, Oakbrook Investments LLC Has Increased Position
- December 05, 2017

It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $64.00 price objective on shares of Merck & Company, Inc.in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. ( NYSE:T ), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. AT&T Inc. had 67 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE: MRK ) rating on Friday, September 8. (more...)
Local truckers protest new federal mandate in Fresno Local truckers protest new federal mandate in Fresno
- December 05, 2017

They also call it a safety hazard and a "terrorist's dream come true". The ELD automatically records the time a driver spends behind the wheel. The American Trucking Association does support the federal regulation, telling trucks.com that it believes there will be no delay in the December 18 deadline. (more...)
Aldridge rallies Spurs past Pistons Aldridge rallies Spurs past Pistons
- December 05, 2017

Reggie Jackson scored 27 points, but was held to seven points in the second half. Aldridge, who missed six of his first eight shots, and Gasol led the Spurs with nine points each at intermission. Harris added 15 points and Andre Drummond had 11 points and 15 rebounds. Furthermore, they play at the second-slowest pace per game . And the Pistons (14-9) struggled from 3-point line, going 8-for-27 (29.6 percent). (more...)
Starbucks Reserve Roastery set to open in Shanghai Starbucks Reserve Roastery set to open in Shanghai
- December 05, 2017

Chief executive officer Kevin Johnson is targeting the Seattle-based company's fastest growing market as it searches for ways to kickstart sluggish global sales after saturating the United States with lattes and cappuccinos. That's more than half an acre devoted to coffee. The demand for premium products - from autos to yogurt - is gaining traction as an increasing number of Chinese families cross the income threshold to become affluent. (more...)
Palestinian killed as clashes erupt in West Bank village of Qusra Palestinian killed as clashes erupt in West Bank village of Qusra
- December 05, 2017

Six thousand Palestinians live in Qusra village which is surrounded by three Israeli settlements, Migdalim (to the east), Esh Kodesh (south-east) and Ehia (south). "(Israeli) soldiers and border policemen responded by using crowd-control means in order to disperse the riot", it added, saying they had declared the area a closed military zone. (more...)
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (MNR) Just Reaches 52-Week High?
- December 05, 2017

Wfg L P holds 35,272 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE: IRET ) last released its earnings results on Monday, September 11th. At recent closing price of $10.78, PEI has a chance to add $0.82 or 7.61% in 52 weeks, based on mean target price ($11.6) placed by analysts.The analyst consensus opinion of 3.1 looks like a sell. (more...)
Gunmen who Abducted Senator Ayo Arise Demand N80m Ransom Gunmen who Abducted Senator Ayo Arise Demand N80m Ransom
- December 05, 2017

Please drop your comment! Aya said that Okene-Lokoja Road where the senator was said to have been kidnapped on December 3 was under effective policing, saying that the claim was in doubt. His abductors, whose number could not be ascertained last night, were said to have blocked Arise's Mercedes Benz Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV). Meanwhile, Kogi State Police Command's Public Relations Officer, ASP William Aya, said, yesterday, in Lokoja that the Command was not aware of the kidnap. (more...)
City to hold state Bicentennial flag raising on Monday City to hold state Bicentennial flag raising on Monday
- December 05, 2017

Deputy Gov. Leslie Munger, the Bicentennial Commissioners, and WWII veterans will participate in today's noon-time ceremonies at McCormick Place in Chicago. If you know of someone or something worth celebrating, you're urged to visit illinois200.com and to use the hashtag #IllinoisProud on your social media posts. (more...)
US Senators Moran and Roberts issue statements regarding the Tax reform bill US Senators Moran and Roberts issue statements regarding the Tax reform bill
- December 05, 2017

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) shamed Republicans on the Senate floor hours before lawmakers voted on their almost 500-page tax bill, which included handwritten notes and crossed-out pages. Lower federal tax rates for businesses and individuals could result in a modest boost to hiring and consumption, positively affecting state and local revenues", Nick Samuels, Vice President at Moody's Investors Service, said in a statement. (more...)
United States dollar rises after Senate passing tax bill United States dollar rises after Senate passing tax bill
- December 05, 2017

The US dollar rose to a 2-1/2-week high against the yen and also advanced versus other currencies on Monday, boosted after the US Senate approved a tax overhaul on Saturday. The dollar bought 112.65 Japanese yen, higher than 112.05 yen of the previous session. The report was soon retracted with the ABC News clarifying that Trump's directive was issued after he was elected president, not before. (more...)
Cong manifesto promises quota for Patidars, other castes Cong manifesto promises quota for Patidars, other castes
- December 05, 2017

The manifesto, made public by state Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki, makes another concession as it promises reservation in jobs and education to Patidars under a special category. For farmers, the party has promised to waive loans and provide 16 hours of electricity for farming. It said Gujarat has one of the worst public debts in the country at Rs 1,63,451 crore; that the much touted Gujarat vibrant summits failed to generate any significant investments into the state; almost 60,000 micro, ... (more...)
Moving brush fire threatens homes along Santa Paula-Ojai border Moving brush fire threatens homes along Santa Paula-Ojai border
- December 05, 2017

A wind-whipped fire in Ventura County rampaged through an estimated 2,500 acres Monday night, and was threatening the city of Santa Paula. You can read the latest update below. Thomas Aquinas College tweeted . Weather officials said those regions could see wind gusts of 50 to 70 miles per hour Monday night into Tuesday. Night-flying helicopters were requested from Los Angeles and other agencies. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Tesla Incorporated (NASDAQ:TSLA) After Increase in Sellers? How Analysts Feel About Tesla Incorporated (NASDAQ:TSLA) After Increase in Sellers?
- December 05, 2017

Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KDMN) has 0.00% since December 3, 2016 and is. The company has market cap of $51.52 billion. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Tesla by 2.0% in the first quarter. vs. Tesla Inc" published on November 30, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com's news article titled: "Elon Musk Isn't Joking About Sending a Tesla to Mars" with publication date: December 04, 2017. (more...)
Syria intercepts Israel missiles near Damascus Syria intercepts Israel missiles near Damascus
- December 05, 2017

Israel has reportedly launched air strikes at a Syrian military research facility in the Damascus countryside, local media report, claiming that the country's air defense systems engaged and destroyed three out of at least six incoming missiles. (more...)
Woman hospitalised after being attacked by her own dogs Woman hospitalised after being attacked by her own dogs
- December 05, 2017

The three dogs, believed to be pet dingoes, attacked the fourth dog, a pug , and killed it before turning on the woman. The pug sustained fatal injuries during the attack. "Council officers seized three dogs from a Greendale property and transported them to the family vet this morning, where the owner chose to put them down", council chief executive Kiersten Fishburn said in a statement. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation tried seizing thousands of guns from people who failed background checks Federal Bureau of Investigation tried seizing thousands of guns from people who failed background checks
- December 05, 2017

However, a report published by the DOJ Inspector General in 2016 showed that the ATF recovered 93 percent of a sample of 125 firearms that needed to be taken back. The spike is surprising, though, seeing how seeing how Air Force veteran Devin Kelley managed to purchase the semi-automatic rifle that he used in his Texas church massacre - despite having a prior conviction for domestic assault - in April 2016. (more...)
United Kingdom halts Syrian rebel police funding over extremism claims United Kingdom halts Syrian rebel police funding over extremism claims
- December 05, 2017

Britain suspended a foreign aid scheme to fund policing in rebel-held areas of Syria worth millions on Monday, following allegations the money had ended up with extremists or been misappropriated. APanorama investigation claims that British taxpayers' cash was diverted to Islamic militants and that officers from a UK-backed police force in Syria worked with courts carrying out brutal sentences. (more...)
New York Met Opera suspends longtime conductor over sexual abuse allegations New York Met Opera suspends longtime conductor over sexual abuse allegations
- December 05, 2017

Levine is a beloved figure in the industry but has faced rumors of these sorts in the past - so much so that he addressed them in a 1987 interview. In a statement released Sunday, the opera company said Levine will not be involved in any Met activities, "including conducting scheduled performances at the Met this season". (more...)
Spanish court refuses to free 4 Catalan leaders as elections near Spanish court refuses to free 4 Catalan leaders as elections near
- December 05, 2017

The judge ruled there was a risk of criminal reiteration, though he admitted there was little prospect of the defendants fleeing the country, according to a court statement. To do so it must show that the regional election it has called for Catalonia on December 21 is fairly contested. Former Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont will appear in a court here on Monday for his first hearing on the European arrest warrant issued against him by Spain. (more...)
San Marcos Police Officer Shot And Killed In Line Of Duty Identified San Marcos Police Officer Shot And Killed In Line Of Duty Identified
- December 05, 2017

Authorities have not released the names of the officer or the shooting suspect. The officer was hit wearing a protective vest and was transported to Central Texas Medical Center. The San Marcos Police Department and Hays County Sheriff's Office is reportedly on scene. A press conference to address the incident is scheduled for 6 p.m.at the San Marcos Police Department. (more...)
Honduran electoral website shows president 1.59 percent points ahead Honduran electoral website shows president 1.59 percent points ahead
- December 05, 2017

Former Honduran president and coordinator of the Opposition Alliance, Manuel Zelaya, called on all Hondurans to take to the streets to defend presidential election preliminary results. "The process is far from being over", Matias said. "At the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington, as Secretary-General Luis Almagro was taking part in a forum on human rights, about a dozen protesters held signs with slogans such as "(hashtag) Honduras. (more...)
Cordray faces critics as he readies governor bid Cordray faces critics as he readies governor bid
- December 05, 2017

He resigned last month as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, one of the last major Obama-era holdouts in the Trump administration. A federal judge rejected a request to temporarily block the move. 5, that he's running for OH governor as a Democrat. Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray has tapped a somewhat overqualified person to keep the books for his gubernatorial campaign: a former treasurer of the United States. (more...)
Department store reverses Salvation Army ban -- Ring those bells! Department store reverses Salvation Army ban -- Ring those bells!
- December 05, 2017

The brooch is valued at almost $5,000, the Salvation Army said, and was donated through a kettle at Downtown Crossing on November 29. Bell ringers are only out from Thanksgiving to Christmas. "We at CIBC FirstCaribbean are grateful for the opportunity to provide continued support to this remarkable Salvation Army initiative., he said". Anonymous donors have been leaving jewelry in red kettles since 2014 when a local widow dropped her valuable wedding ring into one. (more...)
Brock Turner, Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman, Asks for New Trial Brock Turner, Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman, Asks for New Trial
- December 05, 2017

Turner was released for good behavior after serving just half the sentence imposed . The former member of the Stanford swim team was convicted in Santa Clara County Superior Court past year of three felony counts of assault against a woman who was unconscious from intoxication in a field outside of a fraternity house at the university. (more...)
Court Orders Arrest Of Enugu Former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani Court Orders Arrest Of Enugu Former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani
- December 05, 2017

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday issued a warrant of arrest against a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani . They all pleaded not guilty, while their lawyer, Ricky Tarfa, applied for their bail, which was granted. (more...)
Padmavati row: Kangana Ranaut refuses to support Deepika Padukone? Padmavati row: Kangana Ranaut refuses to support Deepika Padukone?
- December 05, 2017

Everyone in the wedding couldn't stop praising Deepika in that saree, they kept on asking her about the saree to which she proudly said it is Rekha ji's gift to me. It all began in 2014, when Deepika dedicated her win for Happy New Year to Kangana, whose hit film Queen had released the same year. Ranaut, however, was irked and said she would have appreciated if Padukone had praised her act in private rather than in public. (more...)
Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA
- December 05, 2017

Aaron Kluger, 20, was arrested for allegedly torturing and injuring an animal, according to a press release from the Nassau County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "I saw the dog Saturday and she seemed to be fine", Rogers said. The dog has since been returned to her owners. Records indicate that responding officers believed Kluger "appeared to be under the influence of heroin" and "had heroin in his backpack". (more...)
Farah Khan Slams Kapil Sharma On Twitter, Calls Him 'Mannerless' Farah Khan Slams Kapil Sharma On Twitter, Calls Him 'Mannerless'
- December 05, 2017

Comedian Kapil Sharma returned to the limelight with Firangi after going through a personal and professional crisis. The invitation was for the screening of Kapil's latest release " Firangi " and he has apparently sent it to the choreographer-director on Whatsapp, which she thought was extremely rude and unprofessional. (more...)

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