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Rio de Janeiro police, soldiers capture famed drug trafficker Rio de Janeiro police, soldiers capture famed drug trafficker
- December 07, 2017

He is accused of drug trafficking, extortion and murder. Brazilian police arrested on Wednesday in a massive operation drug kingpin Rogerio Avelino da Silva, known as "Rogerio 157", the most wanted criminal in Rio de Janeiro . Over the years, Rio authorities have tried multiple strategies to bring order to the favelas, where nearly a quarter of the population lives. "He was in modest house with two security guards when the police arrived", one of the police officers responsible for the ... (more...)
Conyers' Son, Handpicked Successor Was Previously Arrested for Domestic Assault Conyers' Son, Handpicked Successor Was Previously Arrested for Domestic Assault
- December 07, 2017

The unidentified woman said the younger Conyers accused her of cheating on him, then "body slammed her on the bed and then on the floor where he pinned her down and spit on her", according to a district attorney's report quoted by NBC News . (more...)
Is Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:MMP) a Long Term Growth Play?
- December 07, 2017

Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Llc bought 8,939 shares as the company's stock rose 33.61% with the market. Chickasaw Capital Management LLC now owns 2,680,282 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $206,140,000 after buying an additional 76,703 shares during the period. (more...)
Firefighters Gain Ground On Rye Fire In Santa Clarita Firefighters Gain Ground On Rye Fire In Santa Clarita
- December 07, 2017

A separate fire near Hasley Canyon Road and Commerce Center Drive in Castaic broke out just before 10:00 a.m. Hundreds of firefighters, including air units, worked to control the fire amid gusting Santa Ana winds. The Rye Fire has burned 7,000 acres and stands at five percent containment as of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Firefighter Specialist Randall Wright of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. (more...)
Georgian College students drop out following faculty strike
- December 06, 2017

Almost 1,000 students at Mohawk College have asked for full tuition refunds for the fall semester after a five-week faculty strike. The college believes the increase is a result of the five-week long faculty strike that flared up in mid-October. (more...)
Evacuations ordered in Bel Air as wildfire burns near the 405 freeway Evacuations ordered in Bel Air as wildfire burns near the 405 freeway
- December 06, 2017

A horse is evacuated along Osborne street at the Creek fire Tuesday morning. The evacuation order was later expanded, covering a large area bounded by Mulholland Drive to the north, Sunset Boulevard to the south, the 405 to the west and Roscomare Road on the east. (more...)
Miss Universe beauty queens start four-day tour in PH Miss Universe beauty queens start four-day tour in PH
- December 06, 2017

Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters (second from right) and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere (center) pose for a picture with other 2017 Miss Universe candidates at Fort Santiago in Manila. Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaire is also set to visit Bohol with the attractive ladies from Russia, Netherlands, South Korea, and Canada. Nel-Peters, Mittenaere and the rest of the 2017 Miss Universe contingent are scheduled to depart Manila on Sunday. (more...)
Trump's lawyer rejects claims financial details have been demanded Trump's lawyer rejects claims financial details have been demanded
- December 06, 2017

Trump's lawyer denied a subpoena had been issued . Over the years, the bank's cumulative loans to Trump added up to billions, and loans originally worth $300 million remain outstanding. "No subpoena has been issued or received". The bank rejected demands in June by US House Democrats to provide details of Mr Trump's finances, citing privacy laws. (more...)
Lancashire raids: Nelson man charged with terrorism offences Lancashire raids: Nelson man charged with terrorism offences
- December 06, 2017

He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court and spoke only to confirm his details. Rashid, from Nelson, Lancashire, is also accused of sharing a list of popular sports stadiums and urging Jewish areas of the United Kingdom to be targeted. (more...)
[LISTEN] Little Foot fossils unveiled in SA [LISTEN] Little Foot fossils unveiled in SA
- December 06, 2017

The skeleton - which has been nicknamed "Little Foot" by its discoverer, Professor Ron Clarke of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa - is thought to be a whopping 3.6 million years old. Researchers estimate Little Foot to have been around 30-years-old when she died and stood about 4.9 feet tall, Clarke told the Mail and Guardian. The Sterkfontein cave system became famous in the 1930s with the discovery of an adult Australopithecus africanus. (more...)
Whistleblower: At inauguration, Flynn texted business partner on nuclear plan Whistleblower: At inauguration, Flynn texted business partner on nuclear plan
- December 06, 2017

Flynn also informed the associate that his business partners could move forward with their project, which aimed to construct a network of nuclear reactors across the Mideast with support from Russian and other global interests, the whistleblower said. (more...)
Justin Trudeau bound for China to promote trade, tourism, investment Justin Trudeau bound for China to promote trade, tourism, investment
- December 06, 2017

The scramble came immediately after Canadian leaders sat down with Chinese President Xi Jinping for a private dinner in the country's capital Tuesday night. The lack of a concrete agreement on trade talks drew questions from some in Canada. The agriculture sector's enthusiasm for free trade with China contrasts with some other 600 businesses, academics and civil society groups who took part in government consultations. (more...)
EPS for Carnival Corporation (CCL) Expected At $0.51 EPS for Carnival Corporation (CCL) Expected At $0.51
- December 06, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 28,919,554 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,896,255,000 after buying an additional 934,311 shares during the last quarter. After $2.29 actual EPS reported by Carnival plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -77.73% negative EPS growth. Hansberger Growth Limited Partnership holds 5.01% in Carnival plc (NYSE: CUK ) or 55,547 shares. (more...)
Momento per riconoscere Gerusalemme come capitale Israele Momento per riconoscere Gerusalemme come capitale Israele
- December 06, 2017

Non si può continuare con formule fallimentari. Una decisione unilaterale da parte di Trump "avrà gravi ripercussioni sulla sicurezza e la stabilità nel Medioriente, vanificando gli sforzi dell'amministrazione U.S. Lo hanno fatto credendo che sarebbe servito per la pace . "La situazione è difficile, e in una conversazione con Abu Mazen, ha espresso preoccupazione per la situazione e le possibili complicazioni della situazione", ha detto Peskov, in risposta ad una richiesta di commento. (more...)
Moore police release videos of confrontation with senator at hotel Moore police release videos of confrontation with senator at hotel
- December 06, 2017

Bodycam footage, released just days after Oklahoma State Senator Shortey pleaded guilty to child prostitution, shows officers knocking on the door of a room occupied by the Republican firebrand and his 17-year-old companion. "I can put you in handcuffs and throw you in the back of (the) auto". But he did make this promise to voters last month at the town hall when talking about State Question 780: "I will make you this promise, because I have no intention in repealing State Question ... (more...)
KT McFarland's Senate Confirmation 'Frozen' Amid Contact Questions KT McFarland's Senate Confirmation 'Frozen' Amid Contact Questions
- December 06, 2017

Presidential son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has resurfaced as a focus of the alleged Moscow meddling affair, after he was identified in reports as the "very senior" member of the transition team that Flynn admitted told him to make contact with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak. (more...)
Move on Jerusalem is sign of despair: Ayatollah Khamenei Move on Jerusalem is sign of despair: Ayatollah Khamenei
- December 06, 2017

Rouhani had earlier been speaking at an global conference in Tehran promoting Islamic unity and marking the anniversary of the birth of Islam's Prophet Mohammed. "American government officials have said themselves that we have to start a war in the region to protect the security of the Zionist regime (Israel)", Khamenei said. (more...)
Python hunter catches 17-foot snake, sets Florida record Python hunter catches 17-foot snake, sets Florida record
- December 06, 2017

Snake hunter Jason Leon tells the Miami Herald he spotted the snake in submerged in the water and quickly grabbed it and shot it in the head. A massive python caught early Friday morning in Florida has broken a state record . "We're going to find a 20-footer tonight", he joked after bringing the snake to the district's field office in Homestead. Since late March, hunters have captured 738 invasive Burmese pythons in Florida, officials said. (more...)
Trump warns of government shutdown as GOP scrambles for funding deal Trump warns of government shutdown as GOP scrambles for funding deal
- December 06, 2017

Democrats have accused Trump of exaggerating the impact of immigration policy on crime and terrorism, and say the president is using the issue to try and keep Muslims out of the United States. Conservative Republicans are also bucking their party's leadership over some of the details. But few other Republicans in the House or Senate have shown any support for the caucus' three-week proposal. (more...)
Rutledge Fights to End Californias Restrictive Egg Regulations Rutledge Fights to End Californias Restrictive Egg Regulations
- December 06, 2017

The lawsuit also states that California's requirements violate the interstate commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution and that federal law supersedes them. Today's filing in the U.S. Supreme Court answers this by providing a careful economic analysis that establishes the impact of these burdensome regulations. (more...)
Raila Odinga swearing-in on course, Salim Lone says Raila Odinga swearing-in on course, Salim Lone says
- December 06, 2017

It will help prevent further polarization by giving Kenyans hope for electoral justice that was denied them, under a genuinely independent IEBC. It will also give an impetus for the people's assemblies to push for economic and justice issues in the country, the adviser said in a written statement. (more...)
Bank of Canada keeps overnight rate target unchanged at 1% Bank of Canada keeps overnight rate target unchanged at 1%
- December 06, 2017

The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trend-setting interest rate, but it's sending out fresh, yet cautious, warnings that increases are likely on the way. The bank said inflation, a key factor in its rate decisions, has been slightly higher than anticipated and could stay that way in the short term because of temporary factors like stronger gasoline prices. (more...)
Plot to Assassinate UK Prime Minister Theresa May Is Foiled, Sky Reports Plot to Assassinate UK Prime Minister Theresa May Is Foiled, Sky Reports
- December 06, 2017

Police and security services believe the plotters planned to launch an improvised explosive device at Downing Street - where the premier lives - and then kill May in the ensuing chaos, Sky said. Sky said the plot was foiled with the arrest last week of two men by armed police. Bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 people when he blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert. (more...)
Plainfield Officer On Leave After Plainfield Officer On Leave After "White Male Privilege" Comment
- December 06, 2017

The training session was related to how police can communicate better with the transgender people of the community, KGUN-TV, an ABC-affiliated television network, reported . It can be seen in the video that Weber's comment did not sit well with quite a few people in the room. IN was not one of the states. "Seriously? I'm asking a legitimate question here, and I'm getting taught white privilege?" The officer who was targeted by Capt. (more...)
Russian President Strongly Hints Will Run For Reelection, Stops Short Of Announcing Russian President Strongly Hints Will Run For Reelection, Stops Short Of Announcing
- December 06, 2017

Putin's approval rating tops 80 percent, and is virtually assured victory in next year's election, the AP story said. "My question to you is: If I take such a decision then will you and people like you support this decision", the Russian leader replied. (more...)
(NASDAQ:BIIB) Shares Sold by Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd (NASDAQ:BIIB) Shares Sold by Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd
- December 06, 2017

About 1.21 million shares traded. Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG) has risen 64.73% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Since June 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $277,840 activity. Posner Brian S also sold $277,840 worth of Biogen Inc. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Biogen will post $20.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Democrat vows to force POTUS Trump impeachment vote this week Democrat vows to force POTUS Trump impeachment vote this week
- December 06, 2017

Green has discussed his intention to impeach Trump since last spring. Poorly. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has been aggressively attempting to quell actual votes on impeachment this year, believing that they will hurt Democrats at the ballot box in 2018. (more...)
Al Franken denies new accusation he tried to force a kiss Al Franken denies new accusation he tried to force a kiss
- December 06, 2017

Al Franken faces another sexual harassment accusation from a woman who says he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006, before he became a U.S. He is now under a Senate ethics review for his behavior, which he said he will "fully" cooperate with. The Democratic senator is among a growing list of politicians, entertainers and news media figures facing a wide range of allegations involving sexual misdeeds. (more...)
QUALCOMM (QCOM) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.29
- December 06, 2017

Insiders have sold a total of 29,427 shares of company stock valued at $1,827,995 in the last ninety days. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) ended its day at $64.69 with the rising stream of 0.20% and its total traded volume was 9.6 million shares less than the average volume. (more...)
Tremors In Delhi As 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand Tremors In Delhi As 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand
- December 06, 2017

The epicenter of the natural disaster, which came at 8.52 pm, was Uttarakhand. According to the Centre for Seismology, an natural disaster of 5.5 magnitude was reported in Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. (more...)

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