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Amber alert issued in Utah for 2 girls after father's arrest Amber alert issued in Utah for 2 girls after father's arrest
- December 05, 2017

Police are looking for Dinah Elizabeth Coltharp, 8, and Hattie Briella Coltharp, 4. The girls have survived the night is doubtful, said the Sheriff's Department in Iron County Utah . An amber alert was issued for the two girls but later canceled. The four Coltharp children had been missing since September.Mother Micha Soble, who filed for divorce and obtained sole custody of her children, said her husband had been excommunicated by the Mormon church before he went on to form the ... (more...)
Former Georgia President Saakashvili detained in Kiev Former Georgia President Saakashvili detained in Kiev
- December 05, 2017

Saakashvili served as Georgia's president for almost a decade before he was termed out of the office and left the country in 2013. Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili's citizenship in July while he was out of the country. However, he also said the issue is primarily a Ukrainian concern. He wants to unseat Poroshenko and replace him with a new, younger politician. "We have been waiting for it (the arrest) for months, of course, and especially in the recent weeks", Saakashvili's wife Sandra ... (more...)
Couple, two sons travelling to funeral killed in Wexford crash Couple, two sons travelling to funeral killed in Wexford crash
- December 05, 2017

A Garda statement confirmed that three men and one woman were in the vehicle, and that they were pronounced dead at the scene. All four were pronounced dead at the scene of the collision between the vehicle and an articulated lorry on the main New Ross to Wexford road at around 6.30pm. (more...)
Ky. lawyer on FBI's Most Wanted list captured in Honduras Ky. lawyer on FBI's Most Wanted list captured in Honduras
- December 05, 2017

Social Security Administration, U.S. prosecutors have said. The newspaper said investigators had been tracking Conn for several weeks. "It does appear from the reporting that Eric was taken into custody by some uniformed group in Honduras", White's said. (more...)
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Case: Supreme Court begins final hearing Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Case: Supreme Court begins final hearing
- December 05, 2017

Sibal told the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court that all these exhibits are not filed before this court. Ayodhya (U.P.), Dec 04 (ANI): The Supreme Court will begin the final hearing on centuries-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on December 5. (more...)
Rain Lashes Mumbai, Schools Remain Shut In Parts Of Maharashtra Rain Lashes Mumbai, Schools Remain Shut In Parts Of Maharashtra
- December 05, 2017

The severe cyclonic storm located 770 km south-southwest of Surat on Monday evening is likely to weaken and cross Surat either as a deep depression or depression, weather officials said. Vijayan met some injured fishermen, who were rescued from the choppy waters, at the medical college hospital here today and enquired about their well-being. (more...)
Hadiya case: National Investigation Agency quizzes Shafin Jahan Hadiya case: National Investigation Agency quizzes Shafin Jahan
- December 05, 2017

The agency has also learnt that it was not a website called waytonikah that brought Jahan and Hadiya together. The accused Manseed and Safvan were taken into custody in October 2016 by NIA in Omar al-Hindi ISIS module case, which deals with the criminal conspiracy hatched by the members of IS-inspired group to target places in south India as well as high dignitaries including court judges, police officers and political leaders. (more...)
JD (U) rebels Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha JD (U) rebels Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha
- December 05, 2017

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury found fault with Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's decision to expel Yadav and his close aide Ali Anwar while questioning the delay on a decision over two MPs who joined the BJP in Lok Sabha. Yadav blamed Bharatiya Janata Party of breaking Bihar's mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) to seize power in the state. "The petition was filed on 2 September and the decision is out on 4 December. (more...)
Taiwan rainbow 'lasts record-breaking nine hours' Taiwan rainbow 'lasts record-breaking nine hours'
- December 05, 2017

If confirmed, it will shatter the previous record of a six-hour rainbow in Yorkshire, England on March 14, 1994, CBS News reports. " It felt like a gift from the sky ", the BBC quotes Professor Chou as saying. "But then there was something even more incredible, it surpassed the previous record for another three hours!". Chou said that he now plans to apply for the Guinness World Records for the world's longest visible rainbow. (more...)
Woman Says Rep. Conyers Groped Her While They Were in Church Woman Says Rep. Conyers Groped Her While They Were in Church
- December 05, 2017

John Conyers who faces allegations of sexual harassment from several women who once worked for him. Conyers' wife, Monica Conyers, is also expected to be at the rally, which will begin at 11 a.m.at the church, 18700 James Couzens in Detroit . (more...)
2G scam: Special CBI court to deliver verdict on December 21 2G scam: Special CBI court to deliver verdict on December 21
- December 05, 2017

The CBI special court concluded final arguments in the case on April 26. Meanwhile, Raja said he has faith in judiciary. The court issued fresh production warrant against Unitech managing director Sanjay Chandra and Bollywood producer Karim Morani on the next date fixed for hearing. (more...)
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...)

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