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Malaysia Heading Towards Next Wave Of E-Payment
- December 08, 2017

In addition, the central bank will also increase the current cheque processing fee from 50 cent to RM1 effective January 2, 2021. "GrabPay is built to help customers and merchants in emerging economies to go cashless and cardless."GrabPay can now be used at our partnering merchants", Thompson told Bernama on the sidelines of the Payment System Forum and Exhibition 2017 here today". (more...)
Did Trump's Teeth Almost Fall Out During His Historic Israel Speech? Did Trump's Teeth Almost Fall Out During His Historic Israel Speech?
- December 08, 2017

Late night hosts mostly fell into the Trump-Wears-Dentures camp, though MSNBC's Morning Joe , for instance, argued hard that Trump suffers from a mentally impairment. seem either not to know what his positions are or unwilling to actually tell me what his positions are". "Don't do it, guys", Noah said, then slurred: "He's very shenshitive". (more...)
Police Dashcam catches meteor streaking through the sky
- December 08, 2017

Saturday, the Mays Landing-based police department said . The fireball was a bolide - a special type of fireball which explodes in a bright terminal flash and often shows visible fragmentation, police said. Just over a week earlier, nearly 70 people reported seeing a fireball passing over the mid-Atlantic. Fireballs have also been spotted elsewhere in the US this week with multiple reports in Florida on Tuesday evening, according to Fox 4 . (more...)
Japan to buy controversial air-launched missiles with range up to North Korea Japan to buy controversial air-launched missiles with range up to North Korea
- December 08, 2017

North Korea recently launched a ballistic missile on a lofted trajectory. In the case of the latest launch of the Hwasong-15, which experts say can strike anywhere in the USA with a nuclear payload, North Korea used a mobile stand possibly to avoid detection, according to Panda. (more...)
ANC reacts to court setting aside Abrahams appointment ANC reacts to court setting aside Abrahams appointment
- December 08, 2017

But was there ever a chance that Zuma would sbe successfully prosecuted? The court ruled on Friday in the application by Freedom Under Law and Corruption Watch to set aside Nxasana's R17-million golden handshake. "We also asked [Abrahams] to provide these representations to the DA, so that we could satisfy ourselves that, in the event that [he was] to decide not to reinstate the charges, the grounds for his decision were rational and therefore lawful", said James Selfe, chairperson of the ... (more...)
Compare the Different Analyst's Ratings:: AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU)
- December 08, 2017

At 9:45 a.m. ET (1345 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 29.65 points, or 0.12 percent, at 24,210.29 and the S&P 500 was up 1.02 points, or 0.04 percent, at 2,630.59. Finally, Citigroup Inc lowered AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd. (more...)
Zim determined to revive economy Zim determined to revive economy
- December 08, 2017

The measures were also aimed at addressing current cash and foreign currency shortages in the economy, he said. Zimbabwe's new government promised to re-engage with worldwide lenders, curb spending and attract investors to revive its battered economy, as it launched its first budget since the fall of Robert Mugabe on Thursday. (more...)
Closings & Delays for Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 Closings & Delays for Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
- December 08, 2017

Below is the most up-to-date information the school districts have provided. Some districts will delay the start of school: -Wharton ISD will delay the start of school by two hours. With a chance of snow flurries on Friday, many parents and students are wondering if school will be closed. Eanes ISD - Closed Friday, Dec 8. Richard Melburn Academy Schools: Friday, December 8, Classes delayed until 10:00 a.m. (more...)
Woman who assisted police to raid illegal liquor outlets thrashed in Delhi Woman who assisted police to raid illegal liquor outlets thrashed in Delhi
- December 08, 2017

The victim is a mother of 4 children. The victim, in a video statement released by the commission, too said she was attacked with iron rods. The house from where the liquor was seized was barely a few meters from the police post, Maliwal said, adding that "such illegal business is flourishing on a very large scale in Narela in full public view and knowledge of the local police". (more...)
Nithari Killings: Death sentence to Pandher and Koli Nithari Killings: Death sentence to Pandher and Koli
- December 08, 2017

Sharma said. Both are to be taken in judicial custody, he added. This was also the third case in which both Pandher and Koli were convicted by the court yesterday. Pandher and Koli were charge-sheeted in 16 of the 19 cases, while three were closed for want of evidence. The Nithari serial murder case had sent shock waves through the country as investigation brought out gory details of how the victims, mostly children, were raped, killed , and then buried or ditched in the backyard in ... (more...)
Cops raid brothel, find skeleton of owner's hubby killed 13 yrs ago Cops raid brothel, find skeleton of owner's hubby killed 13 yrs ago
- December 08, 2017

The woman had reportedly killed her husband about 13 years back and dumped his body inside the septic tank of her house. Kamlesh and Sarita stoned Sahdev to death after he caught them in a compromised position. Police have not arrested Sarita for murder as they are still investigating the prostitution racket. Sarita and her accomplice, Ashish Kamlesh (43), were booked under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act. (more...)
Rarest of Rare Discoveries: a Swimming Dinosaur Rarest of Rare Discoveries: a Swimming Dinosaur
- December 08, 2017

It wouldn't have been the first time that a dinosaur fossil was faked. Contrary to expectations, the scientists, the discovery of Ukhaa-Tolgod was a real fossil, the remains of a fairly large dinosaur with a very weird appearance, diet and lifestyle. (more...)
Zuma speaks out on Ramaphosa's shock Khwezi comments Zuma speaks out on Ramaphosa's shock Khwezi comments
- December 08, 2017

President Jacob Zuma has hit back at his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, reaffirming the rule of law after Ramaphosa said he believed Zuma's accuser Khwezi was indeed raped. The Presidency has released a statement in which it notes Ramaphosa's comments. "In our view, President Zuma would be clearly conflicted in having to appoint a National Director of Public Prosecutions, given the background. (more...)
Pakistan allows Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother on Dec 25 Pakistan allows Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother on Dec 25
- December 08, 2017

On November 10, Pakistan had said that it would permit Jadhav's wife to visit him. According to a Foreign Office spokesperson, an Indian diplomat would also accompany Jadhav's wife and mother during the meeting. New Delhi called Jadhav's trial farcical and took Islamabad to the International Court of Justice over claims that Pakistani had violated the Vienna Convention on Consular relations by not granting Indian access to its national. (more...)
Epoch Investment Partners Inc. Trims Position in Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)
- December 08, 2017

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Hanesbrands Inc.is Strong Buy, according to the average of 12 analyst scores. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 1,687 shares of the textile maker's stock worth $141,000 after acquiring an additional 1,247 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Brexit, Ue teme che cada governo May: "Accordo piĆ¹ difficile"
- December 08, 2017

In casa Tory, 19 deputati euro-moderati l'hanno sollecitata in queste ore a non farsi imporre la linea da "falchi brexiteer" e a cercare un compromesso sul tavolo di Bruxelles , riferisce ancora la Bbc . Preoccupazione anche in Irlanda del Nord . Questi i principi acclarati: nessuno Stato Ue deve pagare di piu' o ricevere meno a causa del ritiro, il Regno Unito deve pagare la propria quota degli impegni assunti e non deve dare ne' piu' ne' prima di quanto avrebbe fatto se fosse rimasto ... (more...)
Two killed in US school shooting Two killed in US school shooting
- December 08, 2017

The teacher had locked the door as he normally does and the students hid in a corner of the room. Parker says he's thankful his teacher always locks the classroom door. As authorities continued to piece together what unfolded at the high school, Martinez said the state education department would send $120,000 to the high school to pay for counselors, social workers and extra security in the wake of the violence. (more...)
Martial law may be extended for a year in southern Philippines Martial law may be extended for a year in southern Philippines
- December 08, 2017

What is the need for martial law? The opposition lawmaker made the comments after the military and police recommended the extension of martial rule in Mindanao beyond its supposed lapse on December 31, citing "significant violent activities" from extremist groups in the south despite the liberation of conflict-stricken Marawi City. (more...)
Nicola Sturgeon vows to press ahead with 'broken' Named Person scheme
- December 08, 2017

Parliamentary rules mean the legislation can not proceed until a committee report has been completed. The scheme would appoint a named person, usually a teacher or health visitor, to be responsible for ensuring the welfare of every child. (more...)
Federal Officials Are Considering Whether Bump Stocks Should Be Banned Federal Officials Are Considering Whether Bump Stocks Should Be Banned
- December 08, 2017

The article stated that the NRA was the reason bump stocks were legal and still are legal. A bump-fire stock that attaches to a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing rate is seen at Good Guys Gun Shop in Orem, Utah, October 4. Though lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill to the House of Representatives, Republicans shied away from a legislative fix and suggested a regulatory solution from the ATF would yield better results. (more...)
Religious parties to hold nationwide protests today against US Jerusalem move Religious parties to hold nationwide protests today against US Jerusalem move
- December 08, 2017

Also, huge number of security guards and personals have been deployed all around the US Consulate building in Karachi to stop any unfortunate incident. President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital - a historic decision that overturns decades of United States policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East. (more...)
Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi to address 4 rallies today Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi to address 4 rallies today
- December 08, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at Congress by making light of the fact that cyclone Ockhi fizzled out over the Arabian sea before threatening to make landfall with Gujarat. In contrast to what the opposition leaders say, Mr Modi said, his government is working for the poor people and therefore undertook major policy programmes like Jan Dhan under which bank accounts were opened for the poor people and also brought in drastic change in the life of poor and rural women by ... (more...)
Scrivanich Sells 3920 Shares of Viavi Solutions Inc
- December 08, 2017

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $0.63 a share in the trailing twelve months. Viavi Solutions had a net margin of 10.57% and a return on equity of 8.99%. Viavi Solutions Inc . was covered by a number of analysts recently, 1 rated the stock as Buy, 4 rated Outperform, 4 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. (more...)
China's air force drills warn US, South Korea China's air force drills warn US, South Korea
- December 08, 2017

A state-run newspaper in northeastern China's Jilin city, which is near the border with North Korea, published a full page of "common sense" advice that was meant to keep its readers alive in the case of attack. Washington has warned that North Korea would be "utterly destroyed" if conflict did break out - and last month, US President Donald Trump declared North Korea a designated state sponsor of terrorism , which enabled even greater sanctions upon Mr Kim's regime. (more...)
North Korea Implies War Is Inevitable After US-South Korean Military Exercise North Korea Implies War Is Inevitable After US-South Korean Military Exercise
- December 08, 2017

It involves six F-22s, six F-35As and a dozen F-35Bs, along with more than 200 other fighter jets of the two nations and 12,000 personnel. "Should the USA miscalculate our patience and light the fuse for a nuclear war, we will surely make the USA dearly pay the consequences with our mighty nuclear force which we have consistently strengthened". (more...)
Virginia inspection sticker windshield placement changing next year Virginia inspection sticker windshield placement changing next year
- December 08, 2017

Placing items in that area, including stickers, could keep those systems from operating properly, Geller said. Virginia state inspection stickers will be moving across windshields in the state, beginning January 1. Safety Division personnel began notifying all certified inspection stations of the change on December 2. Certain vehicles, such as motorcycles, will continue to use the current inspection stickers, as they do not impede crash-safety technology on motorcycles, according to the ... (more...)
Chennai: Dhashwanth escapes en route to airport Chennai: Dhashwanth escapes en route to airport
- December 08, 2017

The cops were supposed to escort him back to Tamil Nadu and had stopped to grab lunch, but Daswant used this opportunity and escaped. Daswant was out on bail since September for his alleged role in the rape and murder of a child in Chennai in February. (more...)
Anushka Sharma, family spotted at airport amid speculations of wedding in Italy Anushka Sharma, family spotted at airport amid speculations of wedding in Italy
- December 08, 2017

Virat and Anushka's Manyavar advertisement was a big loud proof of the fact that the couple is seriously in love and ready to tie the knot. Speculations are rife that Virat and Anushka will have a December wedding which will take place this year. (more...)
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to visit Iran British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to visit Iran
- December 08, 2017

Johnson's two-day trip - his first to Iran - will include talks with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and is aimed at improving ties between Britain and Iran. His young daughter also remains in the country. The cash has already been deposited in a court for payment, and it is understood that work is under way to find a sanctions-compliant method for handing it over. (more...)
Several Horses Killed, Hundreds Let Loose Amid Fast-Moving Lilac Fire Several Horses Killed, Hundreds Let Loose Amid Fast-Moving Lilac Fire
- December 08, 2017

Barns have burned down. "Emergency evacuation happened nearly immediately and at this time, we are doing all we can but it's extremely hard", the post stated. "We don't know. Nobody knows where a lot of them ended up", Dunham said. There were 20 vans in there with us and we were just grabbing horses and putting them in. (more...)

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