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Man planned mass shooting at Islamic center, Florida sheriff says Man planned mass shooting at Islamic center, Florida sheriff says
- December 05, 2017

The investigation began when a source alerted authorities in October about Bolatete's scheme to shoot up the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said at a press conference. On Nov. 10, the undercover officer picked up Bolatete from his residence to travel together to shoot weapons at the St. Johns County FOP Lodge 113 Range, located at 5050 Inman Road in St. (more...)
IATA reveals 2018 financial forecast IATA reveals 2018 financial forecast
- December 05, 2017

In terms of average net profit per departing passenger, global airlines are expecting to see a higher US$8.90 compared with US$8.45 in 2017. "Airlines with low levels of hedging (in the U.S. "Restocking cycles are usually short-lived, the growth of e-commerce is expected to support continued momentum in the cargo business beyond the rate of expansion of world trade in 2018", said Pearce. (more...)
Top al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan
- December 05, 2017

Bin Khatab, also known as Omar Mansoor, was killed in the Gilan district of Ghazni province southwest of the capital, he added, speaking on condition of anonymity. Among killed militants were several key members of al-Qaida and Taliban insurgents, the statement said, adding, "most of the targeted militants were involved in direct attacks against security forces and coalition troops in countryside". (more...)
Metuh's Trial: Court Adjourns Case Till December 5 Metuh's Trial: Court Adjourns Case Till December 5
- December 05, 2017

He also pleaded the court to allow them make another attempt on December 11, 2017 at serving him with a subpoena. However, the Prosecuting Counsel, Mr Sylvanus Tahir, opposed the application. Abang who added that "the court "rightly raised the issue to help counsel with necessary clarifications". While the summons served on Dasuki had been successfully executed, following which the ex-NSA had testified in the case, the court bailiff had so far been unable to serve Jonathan personally. (more...)
Body of missing Nebraska woman found
- December 05, 2017

We love you Sydney", according to the Finding Sydney Loofe page run by her family. May God grant eternal rest unto thee. The Antelope County Sheriff's Office also confirmed the news, posting on its Facebook page, "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Loofe family". (more...)
Man accused in child's death faces murder conspiracy charge Man accused in child's death faces murder conspiracy charge
- December 05, 2017

Bert Franklin's charges made national headlines previous year, when surveillance video was released that shows the moments before and after what prosecutors said was first-degree murder. The document says Franklin was known for exhibiting controlling behavior and made statements in the past about his hatred for the baby's father, even threatening to kill him, "skin him in Bricktown", and cut off his genitals. (more...)
Search for Missing Fishermen Off Nantucket Coast Continues; 2 Others Rescued Search for Missing Fishermen Off Nantucket Coast Continues; 2 Others Rescued
- December 05, 2017

Monday, according to the Coast Guard. Barresi said he doesn't know if the two missing crew members were wearing survival suits. Another fishing boat was able to save two crew members and the two other fishermen have not been seen since. (more...)
RK Nagar bypoll: Papers of actor Vishal, Jayalalithaa's nice Deepa rejected RK Nagar bypoll: Papers of actor Vishal, Jayalalithaa's nice Deepa rejected
- December 05, 2017

Sources in the Election Commission told Deccan Chronicle that since there was huge rush among candidates to file nomination papers, tokens were issued to them for collecting the papers. Speaking to CNN-News18, Jayakumar said the one-man committee probing Jayalalithaa's death will not work out and "won't help in any way". The RK Nagar bypoll will be held on 21 December and the results will be announced on 24 December. (more...)
Statoil submits development and operation plan for Johan Castberg project Statoil submits development and operation plan for Johan Castberg project
- December 05, 2017

Margareth Øvrum is Statoil's executive vice president for Technology, Projects and Drilling. The project was not commercially viable due to high capital expenditures of more than NOK 100 billion and a break-even oil price of more than United States dollars 80 per barrel. (more...)
Trump hits FBI, Clinton as debate Over Mike Flynn plea intensifies Trump hits FBI, Clinton as debate Over Mike Flynn plea intensifies
- December 05, 2017

It's his most substantial reaction to the guilty plea by Flynn on Friday as part of the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller . But several other lawyers took issue with Dowd's comments, noting President Richard Nixon faced impeachment for obstruction of justice prior to his resignation over the Watergate scandal. (more...)
BJP senior leader Yashwant Sinha detained for raising farmers' demand, later released BJP senior leader Yashwant Sinha detained for raising farmers' demand, later released
- December 05, 2017

Sinha continued his agitation at Akola and stated that he will do so till the Maharashtra government accepts all his demands for the farmers in the state. Since they made a decision to stay put, they were provided food, water, blankets and toilet facilities at the protest venue, Akola SP M Rajesh Kalasagar said. (more...)
South Africa GDP rises 2% in the third quarter South Africa GDP rises 2% in the third quarter
- December 05, 2017

Household expenditure increased by 2.6 percent in the three months to September after increasing by 4.7 percent in the previous three months. S&P Global Ratings cut the nation's rand debt to junk on November 24, saying that public finances had deteriorated with no prospect of immediate improvement. (more...)
227 pounds of contraband bologna seized at US-Mexico border 227 pounds of contraband bologna seized at US-Mexico border
- December 05, 2017

Turns out, she was a liar liar trousers on fire! Customs and Border Protection officers said that she initially told inspectors she did not have any banned items in the vehicle. Just 227 pounds of pure, unadulterated processed sausage. Yum! The 23 tubes of meat were hidden under the rear seats of her auto. Bologna is not allowed into the US due to the possibility of spreading foreign animal diseases, but that doesn't mean it isn't a shame for food to go to waste. (more...)
Congress, BJP neck to neck fight in Gujarat? Congress, BJP neck to neck fight in Gujarat?
- December 05, 2017

Though it has been speculated for quite some time by political observers that BJP might be on shaky grounds in Gujarat, but still most observers did not believe that the saffron party can actually lose its strongest fortress. As per political pundits, this Assembly poll will be a battle to win that "extra four to five per cent vote share". In rural Saurashtra, the Congress is the front runner while the BJP dominates in urban Saurashtra. (more...)
MI5: We prevented nine terror attacks in past year MI5: We prevented nine terror attacks in past year
- December 05, 2017

But he notes that, other than the case of Finsbury Park , it can not be said that MI5 and police were "entirely blindsided". But Mr Anderson's review says that MI5 came by unspecified intelligence in the months before the attack which, "had its true significance been properly understood", would have caused an investigation into him to be opened. (more...)
EPS for General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Expected At $0.82
- December 05, 2017

KDI Capital Partners LLC now owns 33,700 shares of the company's stock worth $1,989,000 after acquiring an additional 13,800 shares during the last quarter. More interesting news about General Mills , Inc. Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q2 2017. FDx Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of General Mills, Inc. (more...)
China: 'Obedience school' for women closed China: 'Obedience school' for women closed
- December 05, 2017

The school allegedly offered classes where women could learn "virtue" through completing chores under the supervision of tutors for eight hours a day. "What I find worse is that they instil the idea that men are superior to women and our teachers keep repeating that the most important task for a woman is to reproduce, that she can not say "no" to her husband and divorce is unacceptable". (more...)
Prysmian to acquire General Cable Prysmian to acquire General Cable
- December 05, 2017

CL King initiated General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC ) on Thursday, December 1 with "Neutral" rating. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC ). Therefore 0 are positive. Based in Highlands Heights, Kentucky, General Cable, a manufacturer of cable and wire, employs about 10,000 people. More notable recent General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC ) news were published by: Livetradingnews.com which released: " ... (more...)
China, and special godmother, name France's 1st baby panda China, and special godmother, name France's 1st baby panda
- December 05, 2017

Huan Huan and Yuan Meng are expected to stay in France until 2022. The cub's parents are on loan to Beauval from China, and the cub will be sent to a Chinese panda reserve when it is weaned. 'He tries ... to go into the corridor'. Now, he weighs eight kilogrammes (almost 18lb), his young fur has the black patches pandas are known for and he nurses without a feeding bottle. (more...)
Storm Caroline warning as United Kingdom braced for 80mph gales within days Storm Caroline warning as United Kingdom braced for 80mph gales within days
- December 05, 2017

It warned people to be aware of ice, and said: "Some roads and railways [are] likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus, and for some train services". The Met Office said up to 20cm was possible over high ground, mainly in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. "Icy surfaces are also likely to be an additional hazard, especially overnight". (more...)
Mueller Demands Trump's Deutsche Bank Account Details, Where President Owes Millions Mueller Demands Trump's Deutsche Bank Account Details, Where President Owes Millions
- December 05, 2017

Trump was previously caught in litigation with the bank over outstanding balances on construction loans. Handelsblatt reported the subpoena earlier Tuesday. It is not clear whether the investigation has Trump's tax returns, but Mueller is authorized to access such documents. Russian Federation has denied meddling repeatedly and Trump has denied all allegations of collusion. (more...)
Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) Position Boosted by Point72 Europe London LLP
- December 05, 2017

Institutional investors now hold around $49.52 billion or 78.2% in MDLZ stock. The institutional investor held 8.36M shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $351.56 million, down from 9.90 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Democratic governors say GOP tax bill will hurt economy Democratic governors say GOP tax bill will hurt economy
- December 05, 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo , seen in Oceanside on October 29, 2017, was one of several Democratic governors who spoke out Monday against the Republican-backed tax plan. But Cuomo, Brown and Murphy argued that their states pay more to Washington in taxes than they receive back in federal services. "They have an election next year and ultimately democracy works", he said. (more...)
N'Zonzi Revealed As Allardyce's First Everton Target N'Zonzi Revealed As Allardyce's First Everton Target
- December 05, 2017

Arsenal and Liverpool are both believed to be interested in Sevilla star midfielder Steven N'Zonzi, who is understood to be in London for talks over his future. The Frenchman and former Blackburn player was linked to a summer move to Juventus, but Sevilla wouldn't sell him for anything less than €30 million. (more...)
Police sound 'all clear' on suspect package at St Martin's Le Grand Police sound 'all clear' on suspect package at St Martin's Le Grand
- December 05, 2017

An area of London has been evacuated and sealed off due to reports of a suspicious package inside a building this morning. The British Transport Police confirmed St Paul's Station is also closed. The force said in an earlier statement: 'We are now in attendance in St Martin's Le Grand (EC1) following a report of a suspicious package inside a building. (more...)
Iran, India Upbeat with Chabahar Port Inauguration Iran, India Upbeat with Chabahar Port Inauguration
- December 05, 2017

At the very least, Chabahar enables overland trade between India and Afghanistan while bypassing Pakistan - this was exemplified by India sending its first consignment of 1.1 lakh tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan through Chabahar in October. (more...)
Turkey detains 17 people in investigation related to gold trader Zarrab: agency Turkey detains 17 people in investigation related to gold trader Zarrab: agency
- December 05, 2017

The executive has pleaded innocent and the bank has said all of its transactions complied with global regulations. He did not say how large the payments were or who received them. Police detained three of Zarrab's employees on suspicion of delivering documents from the network of Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen to USA prosecutors, Anadolu said. (more...)
In Brussels, Tillerson offers European Union strong U.S. support In Brussels, Tillerson offers European Union strong U.S. support
- December 05, 2017

Hammond denied he would be leaving soon, and offered a joke. After months of rumors that Tillerson would either quit or be fired, the White House signaled last week it would most likely be the latter - and possibly soon. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting up with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials on Tuesday - here's the plan. Tillerson says the department doesn't have any "wins yet" but that some "quick wins" are coming in the next few weeks. (more...)
Austrian constitutional court legalises same-sex marriage Austrian constitutional court legalises same-sex marriage
- December 05, 2017

Austria has legalised same-sex marriage, with Constitutional Court ruling that same-sex couples will have the right to marry by 2019. Australia is also set to change the wording of its laws once the Marriage Amendment Bill is approved by the House of Representatives, after having been passed through the senate on November 29th, while Finland's first ceremonies were able to begin back in March. (more...)
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...)

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