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Kitui West MP Francis Nyenze dies aged 60 in Nairobi Kitui West MP Francis Nyenze dies aged 60 in Nairobi
- December 08, 2017

Signs of his failing health came to the fore when he was sworn into the 13th Parliament with an oxygen tank strapped to his body. Despite looking frail, Nyenze put on a fearless face and took his oath with the oxygen tank behind him and tubes snaking up his back. (more...)
Renuncié a SEP para coordinar campaña de Meade: Aurelio Nuño
- December 08, 2017

El funcionario será el nuevo coordinador de la campaña de José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, candidato del PRI a la Presidencia de la República. Más tarde, acudió a la SEP para despedirse de los colaboradores de la secretaría. Fue gobernador del estado de Aguascalientes de 1992 a 1998; embajador de México en Chile en dos ocasiones (1999-2001 y 2013-2015) y desde el 1 de octubre de 2015 funge como subsecretario de Planeación, Evaluación y Coordinación de la Secretaría de Educación ... (more...)
Father shoots gunman threatening family at a San Antonio Popeye's Father shoots gunman threatening family at a San Antonio Popeye's
- December 08, 2017

A Texas man dining out with his family shot and killed an armed man allegedly trying to rob the store, according to police. "He was threatened by the robber, who was displaying a gun", San Antonio Police Department Captain Michael Starnes said. (more...)
Trump pushing LePage to join race for US Senate according to Wash Trump pushing LePage to join race for US Senate according to Wash
- December 08, 2017

White House officials have been in touch with LePage's political team in recent weeks, according to two people with knowledge of the talks. LePage, who has served as Maine's governor since 2011, endorsed Trump early in his presidential campaign. (more...)
Border Protection Grid to be set up in India-Bangladesh Frontier: Rajnath Border Protection Grid to be set up in India-Bangladesh Frontier: Rajnath
- December 08, 2017

At a meeting of chief ministers and home ministers of West Bengal, Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Tripura in Kolkata , Mr Singh said, a border protection grid on the lines of Unified Command set up in insurgency-hit states will soon come up in these states to check illegal infiltration. (more...)
'Al-Quds will remain Arabic and Islamic,' Zarif tells Trump 'Al-Quds will remain Arabic and Islamic,' Zarif tells Trump
- December 08, 2017

It underlined that Trump's decision is not decreasing the reality that al-Quds is an occupied territory and must be returned to its real owners, Palestinians. Alwasat Islamic Party denounced the move by saying that the U.S. decision is against all global treaties and decisions which recognise Israel as an occupying power, which highlights the fact that United States disrespects the worldwide legitimacy. (more...)
Zebra Technologies Corporation (ZBRA) Position Raised by Columbus Circle Investors
- December 08, 2017

Cabot Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Mercadolibre Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.02 billion market cap company. It is also calculated by a change in gearing or leverage, liquidity, and change in shares in issue. It also upped Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 11,180 shares and now owns 140,583 shares. (more...)
Emmanuel Macron visits Qatar amid regional boycott
- December 08, 2017

Qatar also said it would buy 50 Airbus a321neo planes with an option for a further 30 and awarded a French rail consortium, comprised of RATP and SNCF, the contract to build and operate the metro system in the Qatari capital of Doha in a deal estimated at 3 billion euros. (more...)
Committing to the Fight Against Corruption in Ukraine Committing to the Fight Against Corruption in Ukraine
- December 08, 2017

The IMF press release added to a myriad of concerned statements from the US, EU and World Bank on threats to the NABU and SAPO. The draft law suggests that the Verkhovna Rada should have the right to consider dismissal of leadership of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office and the State Bureau of Investigation without inspections. (more...)
Sonam Kapoor teaches Akshay Kumar to pronounce Padman — Motion Poster
- December 08, 2017

We hope, Akshay Kumar does justice to the character he is playing in the upcoming movie Padman . Speaking about Padman Akshay earlier said "If you change nothing, nothing will change! I have lived with women all my life, yet I have learnt more making this film than I've ever known even after being surrounded by women in my own family". (more...)
Lawmaker in Pennsylvania calls colleague gay after he touched his arm Lawmaker in Pennsylvania calls colleague gay after he touched his arm
- December 08, 2017

But stop touching me all the time. Keep your hands to yourself. "Some on his side of the aisle might like it, go touch them, don't touch me - obviously he likes to touch me, he kept touching me and touching and touching me", Metcalfe told KDKA . (more...)
Tapestry, Inc. (TPR)- Experts Views on Investment Luring Stocks: Accenture plc
- December 08, 2017

BJRI's SI was 1.82M shares in December as released by FINRA. The SI to Aircastle Limited's float is 1.68%. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 13,907,609 shares of the information technology services provider's stock worth $1,667,243,000 after buying an additional 625,381 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Woman's body found in bag at Juhu Beach Woman's body found in bag at Juhu Beach
- December 08, 2017

The body was swept to a beach yesterday and was spotted by a passerby. According to police, a resident saw the body first and alerted them. The deceased had injuries on her head and back. "The couple had a major fight on Tuesday night after which the man hit her". He then stuffed her body in a bag and dumped it in a drain in suburban Oshiwara. (more...)
IDF strikes Gaza targets after rockets launched at Israel IDF strikes Gaza targets after rockets launched at Israel
- December 08, 2017

The Spokesperson's Unit also confirmed a third rocket that was sacked toward Israel and reached Israeli territory. "The security forces will continue acting to ensure the safety of civilians in the area", an IDF spokesman said. In the wake of Trump's announcement world leaders warned of the deterioration of the situation in the region as the Palestinian Hamas movement ruled out the possibility of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and urged to launch another Arab intifada - an ... (more...)
Interns' Questions on LGBT Rights and More Throw Jeff Sessions Off Balance Interns' Questions on LGBT Rights and More Throw Jeff Sessions Off Balance
- December 08, 2017

One intern, contrasting Sessions' harsh approach to marijuana sentencing with his far less strict approach to gun control, asked "since guns kill more people than marijuana, why lax laws on one and harsh laws on the other?" ABC News just released a video of Attorney General Jeff Sessions good-naturedly sparring with Justice Department interns, and responding to questions about his outdated views on cannabis. (more...)
Halliburton Company (HAL) Holdings Cut by American International Group Inc
- December 08, 2017

Halliburton Co now has $37.85 billion valuation. Volume in the last session has increased compared with GGP's average trading volume. About 8.81 million shares traded or 5.05% up from the average. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $57.55. Ledyard National Bank now owns 2,469 shares of the oilfield services company's stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Do I look like a rowdy? Asks Vishal Do I look like a rowdy? Asks Vishal
- December 08, 2017

Chennai: After his hopes of contesting the Dr RK Nagar byelections came crashing down following rejection of his nomination papers, actor Vishal Krishna on Wednesday termed the returning officer's action "mockery of democracy" and chose to knock at the doors of Raj Bhavan to seek Governor Banwarilal Purohit's intervention. (more...)
No further cost on AoL for destroying Yamuna floodplains No further cost on AoL for destroying Yamuna floodplains
- December 08, 2017

Manoj Misra, a former forest service officer and convener of the non-government Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan who had filed a petition in the court expressing concern about the damage to the floodplains, said he was happy with the ruling. "In the event that the expenditure for that goal, is found to be in excess of ₹5 crore, the DDA would be at liberty to recover the said amount and respondent number 3 (Art of Living) shall be liable to pay the said amount on demand", read the judgment. (more...)
Shares Ticking Lower in Trade: Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MRDN)
- December 08, 2017

Shocker? The volume performance for the stock on the day in question is unusually high, especially when matched against average 340.50K. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $1.11 and compares with the $0.68 52-week low. (more...)
Lewandowski: Trump right to endorse Moore Lewandowski: Trump right to endorse Moore
- December 08, 2017

President Trump eats McDonald's burgers without the buns, according to his former campaign aide, Corey Lewandowski . As for Lewandowski's relationship with the media, he famously lied about forcefully grabbing reporter Michelle Fields at a campaign event and his since lied about the New York Times'Sopan Deb " literally crying " (he wasn't) for thinking Hillary Clinton was in trouble at a debate. (more...)
Pak court resumes hearing in Sharif case Pak court resumes hearing in Sharif case
- December 08, 2017

The court has also begun to record statements of witnesses and collecting evidence in the corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Hamid had objected to the request, saying that since Shahzad's name is not on the witness list, documents provided by her can not be counted as evidence. (more...)
Serena Williams is asking other mums for advice about breastfeeding Serena Williams is asking other mums for advice about breastfeeding
- December 08, 2017

Along with her tweet, she posted a sweet photo of herself with her firstborn, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. The tennis champion isn't the only celebrity to speak out about breastfeeding. Since 2003, Williams has been a Nike athlete representing the brand globally. When completed, the Serena Williams Building will be the biggest structure at the Portland, Ore., campus - at more than 1 million square feet. (more...)
Deadline for health care open enrollment approaching Deadline for health care open enrollment approaching
- December 08, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said roughly 823,000 people selected a plan on HealthCare.gov between November 26 and December 2. The federal website attracted 9.2 million signups during last year's enrollment period, which lasted three months - equating to about 100,000 signups per day. (more...)
Liberia Court Says Presidential Runoff Vote Can Go Ahead Liberia Court Says Presidential Runoff Vote Can Go Ahead
- December 08, 2017

The date of the run - off will be determined and announced by the electoral commission which has been ordered by the Supreme Court to conduct critical reforms before the next election. The commission found the parties' allegations either unfounded or exaggerated and ruled it had not carried out a fraudulent election, a decision maintained upon appeal. (more...)
Anonymous donor drops $10k in Salvation Army kettle Anonymous donor drops $10k in Salvation Army kettle
- December 08, 2017

Around 600 children are projected to be served this year by the organization's holiday outreach program and 250 families have been registered. The Salvation Army is also accepting toy donations at its church location and thrift stores until December 15. (more...)
Cowen Analysts Give Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) a $54.00 Price Target Cowen Analysts Give Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) a $54.00 Price Target
- December 08, 2017

Delta Asset Limited Liability Corporation Tn holds 0.95% or 103,084 shares. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE: SIG ). California State Teachers Retirement owns 130,379 shares. Asset Management One Co Ltd has 93,729 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council reported 35,400 shares stake. (more...)
Pearl Harbor Day commemorated today Pearl Harbor Day commemorated today
- December 08, 2017

Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, a day to remember the stories and sacrifices of those that lost their loves. "They find meaning in it", said Shelbyville High School history teacher Kyle Ladd. At about 8 a.m., Japanese planes filled the sky over Pearl Harbor. As witnesses to the war pass, the monumental size of the conflict seems to shrink in the public's conscious. (more...)
GOP Rep. Franks Expected To Resign, Says Statement To Come GOP Rep. Franks Expected To Resign, Says Statement To Come
- December 08, 2017

It did not elaborate why Franks has chosen to resign. "The statement will explain", he said. Right now, it is unclear why he is stepping down, but sources say there have been rumors of inappropriate behavior. He is now serving his eighth term in the United States Congress. He's also a member of the conservative Republican Study Committee. Franks represents the 8th district of Arizona, which includes the northwest Valley. (more...)
Crews battling vegetation fire along Interstate 15 in Bonsall Crews battling vegetation fire along Interstate 15 in Bonsall
- December 08, 2017

As of 12:45 p.m., the blaze, dubbed the Lilac Fire, had spread over roughly 150 acres and leveled at least two structures while damaging about a dozen others, the state agency reported. Route 395 to Sullivan Middle School. CAL Fire said in a statement that the fire has destroyed two buildings and damaged 12. Officials have ordered mandatory evacuations due to a fast-moving fire fanned by Santa Ana winds that is burning in the Bonsall area of northern San Diego County. (more...)
Backlash over 'excessive' pay for fat cats at universities Backlash over 'excessive' pay for fat cats at universities
- December 08, 2017

Despite this, university vice-chancellors, and in particular their pay packages, are under unprecedented scrutiny. A Bath Spa spokesperson said that Professor Slade, a professor of media theory, had "stood down" as vice-chancellor last summer after "more than five years of distinguished service". (more...)

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