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Offaly included in fresh snow and ice warning from Met Éireann Offaly included in fresh snow and ice warning from Met Éireann
- December 07, 2017

Along with higher ground, counties in the north and north west are expected to be worst hit. The status yellow warning is in effect from 4pm Thursday, and remains in place until the same time on Friday. "When evening comes in, temperatures will drop and those showers will turn wintry in Donegal, north Mayo, Connemara, north Longford and north Midlands". (more...)
Flynn told a business associate Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up' Flynn told a business associate Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up'
- December 07, 2017

That's the account a whistleblower told Rep. Elijah Cummings , the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which has been investigating Flynn's role in the project. Michael Flynn reportedly told a business associate that the economic sanctions against Russian Federation would be "ripped up". Cummings said he was first contacted by the whistleblower last June, but suggested that his account had remained under wraps while Robert Mueller, the special ... (more...)
Syria government to return to Geneva talks Sunday Syria government to return to Geneva talks Sunday
- December 07, 2017

A fresh round of talks aimed at putting an end to almost seven years of bloodshed in Syria opened last week in Geneva. "It is the responsibility of the global community and the special envoy to announce to the world which party is rejecting negotiation", the chief opposition negotiator Nasr al-Hariri told reporters on Tuesday after meeting with the UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura. (more...)
Deadline for Aadhar Card linking Deadline for Aadhar Card linking
- December 07, 2017

The government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for carrying out a number of tasks. Mobile sim cards still have time to link with Aadhaar, as the deadline for mobile sim linking is February 6, 2018. Supreme Court lawyer Shyam Divan said that the deadline was going to expire and the petitioners should be heard for an interim relief. The Centre had made Aadhaar mandatory to avail various welfare schemes including PDS. (more...)
CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Bought by Advisor Group Inc CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Bought by Advisor Group Inc
- December 07, 2017

About 630,338 shares traded. It has outperformed by 38.22% the S&P500. Nwq Investment Management Company Llc decreased Cvs Health Corp (CVS) stake by 27.93% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. On Monday, May 9 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral". The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 16 by Jefferies. In recent action, CVS Health Corporation (CVS) has made a move of +6.30% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. (more...)
Self-styled prophet charged with kidnapping 2 girls Self-styled prophet charged with kidnapping 2 girls
- December 07, 2017

Deputies found one of Shaffer's girls and one of Coltharp's daughters Monday evening, hidden inside plastic 50-gallon water barrels in the Lund area, which is west of Cedar City. Three of the girls were treated and released. His family believed he and 34-year-old Samuel Shafer had formed a religious cult called Knights of the Crystal Blade on the website 'The Kingdom of God or Nothing!', outlining a religious doctrine which supported polygamy and marrying children. (more...)
FIFA lifts ban on Kuwaiti football FIFA lifts ban on Kuwaiti football
- December 07, 2017

If, as seems likely, the tournament is now given the green light it will be played between Qatar, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait and Yemen. Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have pulled out of the eight-team tournament last month following a deepening row with Qatar. (more...)
Cousins' 40/22 night leads Pelicans past Nuggets, 123-114 Cousins' 40/22 night leads Pelicans past Nuggets, 123-114
- December 07, 2017

New Orleans hasn't had the services of the NBA's eighth-leading scorer for three consecutive games, but you wouldn't know it from scanning the point totals since Anthony Davis was sidelined by injury on the weekend. Whenever he's able to get back into the gym we want him around as much as possible. "It sucks it happened", Cousins said. Trading him could prove wildly unpopular with the fan base and may plunge the team into the aforementioned cellar of the league, but it may be what is ... (more...)
Lawmaker proposes during Australian same-sex marriage debate Lawmaker proposes during Australian same-sex marriage debate
- December 07, 2017

The House of Representatives is widely expected to pass the legislation on Thursday, after the bill drew broad cross-party support. The Senate passed the same legislation last week 43 votes to 12. Entsch said related amendments to bolster freedoms of speech and education rights could be debated in a separate bill next year and should not be sued to delay the reform. (more...)
Electric taxi gets approval to work across London Electric taxi gets approval to work across London
- December 07, 2017

The new cabs will cost NZ $107,508 to buy - something cabbies aren't happy about. "Better for passengers, more cost effective for drivers, it will play a major role in helping to improve air quality benefiting all Londoners", he said. "They were anxious about how long the batteries would last, where they'd be able to charge them, and how they would pay for the new £55,000 (NZ $107,508) design". (more...)
Cyclone warning was late, admits Alphons Kannanthanam Cyclone warning was late, admits Alphons Kannanthanam
- December 07, 2017

Navy helicopters have launched search operations to locate the missing fishermen. Though the Union tourism minister had earlier backed the Kerala government's contention that they had not received any prior warning about the cyclone, he later clarified that the central agencies had given necessary alerts on 28 and 29 November itself. (more...)
Rupert Murdoch's House Caught in California Wildfire Rupert Murdoch's House Caught in California Wildfire
- December 07, 2017

Dr. Dre and Lachlan Murdoch, 21st Century Fox executive chairman, live in Bel Air's gated community, Brentwood Country Estates, while former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger also owns a home in the neighborhood. The property was evacuated but based on what we are seeing on TV there may be damage to some buildings in the upper vineyard area. The estate is nearly 16 acres and includes a main residence that's almost 8,000 square feet. (more...)
London Mayor calls for apology to people of Amritsar for Jallianwala Bagh London Mayor calls for apology to people of Amritsar for Jallianwala Bagh
- December 07, 2017

He paid a rich tribute to those who died in the Jallianwala Bagh incident. Sadiq Khan extended his apologies during today's visit but made it clear that a formal Government apology should have been given decades ago and that, ahead of the centenary of the massacre, it is more important now than ever that the Government properly acknowledges what happened at Jallianwala Bagh to ensure something like this can never happen again. (more...)
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Illegal Alien Acquitted of Kate Steinle Murder Federal Grand Jury Indicts Illegal Alien Acquitted of Kate Steinle Murder
- December 07, 2017

Phil Van Stockum said in an interview Wednesday that there was no evidence Jose Ines Garcia Zarate planned or meant to kill Kate Steinle on July 1, 2015. Garcia Zarate is to be sentenced in state court December 14. He said he still believed Garcia Zarate should have been convicted of Steinle's murder. Garcia Zarate said he didn't know he had a gun in his hands until it fired. (more...)
Democrat Accused Of Sexual Harassment: Pelosi Knew And Did Nothing About It Democrat Accused Of Sexual Harassment: Pelosi Knew And Did Nothing About It
- December 07, 2017

They didn't find anything, and they continued investing millions of dollars in my campaign. "I do find it interesting that the [Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee], Leader [Nancy] Pelosi and Chairman Ben Ray Lujan - they knew about these allegations previous year", Kihuen said, according to ABC News on Tuesday. (more...)
Post-Doklam, India, China, Russia to hold trilateral meet Post-Doklam, India, China, Russia to hold trilateral meet
- December 07, 2017

He added that troops of China's army showed professional and responsible attitude and identified the device, which is usually used for spying. The Indian embassy in Beijing declined to comment. Have India and China finally forgotten the acrimonious period of the Doklam standoff earlier this year? The latest episode has fed into a broader competition for regional influence between the two Asian powers. (more...)
Verity Asset Management Inc. Has $254000 Holdings in Blackstone Group LP (BX)
- December 07, 2017

Therefore 50% are positive. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Blackstone Group from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Wellington Group Llp has 3.64 million shares. About 46,830 shares traded. ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM) has risen 26.04% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Pentagon admits U.S. has 2000 troops in Syria
- December 07, 2017

Despite recent ISIS setbacks, the Pentagon said Tuesday that the U.S. military mission in Syria would continue until areas reclaimed from ISIS are stabilized, adding that United States troops would only withdraw when "conditions" on the ground allowed. (more...)
Two men trapped after falling into a tank in Sydney workplace incident Two men trapped after falling into a tank in Sydney workplace incident
- December 07, 2017

It is understood the man had become trapped "by compression". 'There was still ink on the floor of the Value-Added Tax, which hampered rescue efforts and treatment, ' he told Daily Mail Australia . Paramedics, NSW Fire & Rescue and Police Rescue are on the scene. Ambulance parademics at the scene told reporters the injuries were likely to have been caused by falling into the Value-Added Tax instead of the chemicals inside. (more...)
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Shares Sold by Security National Trust Co
- December 07, 2017

Blue Rock Advisors LLC's holdings in Air Products & Chemicals were worth $1,879,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The institutional investor held 105,688 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $23.12 million, up from 92,216 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
B-1B bomber joins US-South Korea drills as tensions escalate B-1B bomber joins US-South Korea drills as tensions escalate
- December 07, 2017

While the US military aircraft conducted simulated strikes, the South Korean warplanes actually dropped MK-82 bombs. But the report says worldwide pressure can be effective, pointing to Uganda's recent decision to expel North Korean officials after years of receiving police and military training from the country's army. (more...)
Senegal referees to handle 2017 FIFA Club World Cup opener in UAE Senegal referees to handle 2017 FIFA Club World Cup opener in UAE
- December 07, 2017

Being here doesn't change too much for us and we know how to focus on our football. But despite their dominance throughout, they lost 1-0 to Al Jazira, the reigning United Arab Emirates champions, and their campaign has finished at the playoff stage for the third year in a row. (more...)
North Korea Missile Launch Photos Tampered With, Scientist Says North Korea Missile Launch Photos Tampered With, Scientist Says
- December 07, 2017

To finance the extra budget, the government plans to sell about 1.2 trillion yen of construction bonds and cover most of the rest with leftover debt servicing money. The House of Representatives urged North Korea to immediately end its nuclear and ballistic missile development programs, in a resolution adopted Tuesday over the reclusive state's test-firing of what it claims was a new intercontinental ballistic missile. (more...)
Home Health Care Spending Rose Modestly in 2016 Home Health Care Spending Rose Modestly in 2016
- December 07, 2017

There was a historic slowdown in growth due to the Great Recession, and then the Affordable Care Act's expansion of health insurance coverage fueled spending. Healthcare spending growth in 2016 actually fell below what CMS actuaries projected previous year. Medicaid spending also decelerated in growth compared to previous years, increasing 3.9% to $565.5 billion. (more...)
Deputies: Davenport mayor arrested after using handicapped tags of dead people Deputies: Davenport mayor arrested after using handicapped tags of dead people
- December 07, 2017

In November, Polk County deputies got word that Mayor Teresa Bradley, 60, was parking in handicapped spots at City Hall, but was not known to be handicapped. Records show neither Bradley nor her husband, John Lepley, were ever issued a disabled placard or a handicapped license plate, according to the Sheriffs Office. (more...)
Gay Man Denied Marriage License Seeks Clerk Seat Gay Man Denied Marriage License Seeks Clerk Seat
- December 07, 2017

Ermold, 43, is an English professor at the University of Pikeville and director of Morehead Pride. At least three other Democrats have lined up to challenge Davis, who changed her registration from Democrat to Republican after the uproar over her decision. (more...)
Brexit: Farage, concessioni Londra un tradimento, May lasci Brexit: Farage, concessioni Londra un tradimento, May lasci
- December 07, 2017

Il governo irlandese, però, giudicando i progressi insufficienti, non è ancora pronto a dare il via libera alla fase 2 dei negoziati sulla Brexit . La premier britannica Theresa May ha accolto al 10 di Downing Street questo martedì il suo omologo spagnolo Mariano Rajoy . Durante il colloquio con gli eurodeputati, guidati da Guy Verhofstadt, sono stati esaminati i vari nodi aperti dell'accordo , sui quali, ha osservato Gualtieri "sono stati fatti passi avanti". (more...)
Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto
- December 07, 2017

Addressing the farmers the party manifesto promised loan waivers for farmers , free water for irrigation and 16-hour electricity during the daytime, along with crop insurance, bonus for special crops. The party will also set up "Swami Vivekanand Education Foundation" to provide freeship and scholarship for students from the poor and middle class families for their education from pre-primary level to PhD. (more...)
Joffrey Ballet presents ewly reimagined holiday classic The Nutcracker Joffrey Ballet presents ewly reimagined holiday classic The Nutcracker
- December 07, 2017

For more than 25 years, artistic director Shelly Svodoba of the Chamber Ballet of Corvallis and Regional School of Ballet, and community members have presented the Corvallis community "Nutcracker ". Notable dancers: Heather Hill and her husband, Brandon, often perform as the Nutcracker and Mouse King, who have a fight scene. This battle usually gets laughs from fellow dancers. (more...)
Greg Pagani: Bureaucrats forging ahead with plan to gut net neutrality Greg Pagani: Bureaucrats forging ahead with plan to gut net neutrality
- December 07, 2017

If we allow the FCC to go through with dismantling net neutrality , the freedom of the internet will be taken away for the benefit of internet providers such as Comcast and Verizon. What's more, the broadband industry has repeatedly reaffirmed its commitment to open internet principles of no blocking of legal content, no throttling, no unfair discrimination, and continued transparency in its customer practices. (more...)

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