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Donald Trump's Jerusalem Declaration is Another Gift to the Religious Right Donald Trump's Jerusalem Declaration is Another Gift to the Religious Right
- December 09, 2017

Although the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops did not comment on Trump's announcement , earlier this year, Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, chairman of the bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace, urged U.S. Donald Trump's decision to recognise it as Israel's capital has sparked ferocious backlash. Trump's rash move has in effect demolished a key understanding in the proposed agreement that East Jerusalem will be the capital of Palestine. (more...)
Pope Francis urges Trump to reconsider and maintain 'status quo' in Israel Pope Francis urges Trump to reconsider and maintain 'status quo' in Israel
- December 09, 2017

Addressing his supporters at Esenboğa airport in Ankara prior to his historic visit to Greece, Erdoğan warned that Trump's remarks on Jerusalem were aimed at fueling conflict not achieving regional peace. Sources said the leaders emphasized the decision would negatively affect peace and stability in the Middle East . At the meeting, the pope said dialogue between all parties would come only through "recognising the rights of all people", noting that the Holy Land was the "land par ... (more...)
PTI will now go after 'imam of corruption' in Sindh: Imran Khan PTI will now go after 'imam of corruption' in Sindh: Imran Khan
- December 09, 2017

Khan vowed to resort to street agitation and lodge protests if Dr Qadri decides to get victimised families of the tragedy justice. The report was devised by Justice Baqir Najfi and it points toward the government of Punjab, particularly Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah as well as the provincial police for the 2014 incident in which 14 supporters of the PAT were killed. (more...)
Google Doodle Celebrates Homai Vyarawalla's 104th Birth Anniversary Google Doodle Celebrates Homai Vyarawalla's 104th Birth Anniversary
- December 09, 2017

Vyarawalla, who hails from Navsari in Gujarat moved to Mumbai (then Bombay) to pursue a diploma at St Xavier's College. On what would have been her 104th birthday, Google pays tribute to yet another trailblazer - Homai Vyarawalla , India's first female photojournalist - with a doodle. (more...)
Anushka Sharma flies to Italy for wedding with Virat Kohli? Anushka Sharma flies to Italy for wedding with Virat Kohli?
- December 09, 2017

Back then, Bunty had replied to us saying, "These are baseless rumours and there's no truth to it as far as I know". Despite a denial by Anushka Sharma's spokesperson, rumours about her nuptials with Virat Kohli have refused to die down. (more...)
Israeli jets strike Gaza amid Jerusalem unrest Israeli jets strike Gaza amid Jerusalem unrest
- December 09, 2017

Overnight on Friday, Israel responded to three rockets being fired from Gaza with airstrikes it said targeted a Hamas training compound and ammunition warehouse. Palestine have been laying claim also to Jerusalem , a city that is presently divided between the two warring countries. It includes the Old City, home to sites considered holy to Muslims, Jews and Christians alike. (more...)
China, S. Korea Look to Sync Approach on Pyongyang China, S. Korea Look to Sync Approach on Pyongyang
- December 09, 2017

The head of South Korea also said that "the goal of reforming the defense system is to create a powerful army". Pictures released by the regime show the Kim in the snow at the 9,022ft, on North Korea 's border with China , which the regime rewrote history to claim was birthplace of Kim Il-Sung, the Communist who ruled from after the Second World War until 1994. (more...)
Voting begins for first phase of Gujarat assembly elections Voting begins for first phase of Gujarat assembly elections
- December 09, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took on Salman Nizami, a youth Congress leader, over his tweet where he questioned the family background of the prime minister. Prime Minister Modi, while addressing a public rally in Gujarat's Lunawada, said, "I want to tell all Congress leaders who are abusing me, mocking my poor family, asking who my parents are". (more...)
Brexit, l'accordo c'è. Juncker e May verso la seconda fase Brexit, l'accordo c'è. Juncker e May verso la seconda fase
- December 09, 2017

Non ci saranno frontiere fisiche tra Irlanda e Irlanda del Nord e quindi non ci saranno né controlli d'identità ne controlli doganieri sistematici. Ora sarà compito del vertice a 27 che si terrà il prossimo 15 dicembre a stabilire se sarà davvero così, in modo tale da poter dare il via libera alla seconda fase dei negoziati sulle future relazioni tra la Gran Bretagna e l'Unione Europea . (more...)
4.1 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes 4.1 quake strikes near Mammoth Lakes
- December 09, 2017

The quake struck with a depth of 3.4 k.m. just before 2:30 p.m. just west of Toms Place. The quake hit at 2:19 p.m. local time. It was centered in the area of the San Felipe Hills, eight or so miles northeast of Julian, in the same approximate location where a trio of quakes were centered that shook San Diego County on Wednesday. (more...)
Criticisms mount over US Jerusalem decision Criticisms mount over US Jerusalem decision
- December 09, 2017

Mr. Trump obviously fulfilled a formality by informing some Arab leaders of his decision and all of them warned him that the move would constitute a flagrant provocation for Muslims all over the world and that it would have risky consequences for peace and security of the region and the globe. (more...)
Assemblyman Matt Dababneh Resigns Following Sexual Assault Allegations Assemblyman Matt Dababneh Resigns Following Sexual Assault Allegations
- December 09, 2017

California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh announced today that he's resigning after a lobbyist alleged he sexually assaulted her in a bathroom previous year. He denies knowingly acting inappropriately. Dababneh, 36 and not married, is a former aide to U.S. Rep Brad Sherman. With the loss of the two Democrats, and even with the recent election of Wendy Carrillo to serve out the term of Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, the Democrats are now one seat short of a supermajority. (more...)
Lalu Yadav case: Enforcement Directorate attaches land in Patna Lalu Yadav case: Enforcement Directorate attaches land in Patna
- December 09, 2017

Putting up a fearless face amidst allegations of corruption, Tejaswi Yadav, who appeared before the ED today in Patna for further questioning, called the investigation a witch-hunt launched by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to humiliate his father and rest of the family members. (more...)
Taking a Fresh Look at First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)
- December 09, 2017

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 35.38% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Among 22 analysts covering Humana ( NYSE:HUM ), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $2000 target. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.79%. It dropped, as 26 investors sold First Horizon National Corporation shares while 85 reduced holdings. (more...)
Concealed carry laws confusing Concealed carry laws confusing
- December 09, 2017

Seven Democrats now serving voted for a similar bill. H.R. 38 could eliminate a confusing patchwork of state laws. It has received criticism because states with stricter guns laws would have to recognize licenses from states with fewer restrictions. (more...)
Bulls' Denzel Valentine projected to hit double-digits in matchup with Hornets Bulls' Denzel Valentine projected to hit double-digits in matchup with Hornets
- December 09, 2017

The Bulls are the worst team in the National Basketball Association - or, at least when they're not playing Charlotte - and they're supposed to be; they're tanking. It was an entertaining second half to the game. The Bulls won the only previous game between the teams this season, 123-120 in Chicago on November 17. (more...)
First Bancorp (FBP): Stock Overview
- December 09, 2017

Invesco holds 0% or 250,378 shares in its portfolio. Nicholas Company Inc. boosted its stake in First Financial Bancorp.by 10.8% during the 2nd quarter. $33.20's average target is -13.09% below currents $38.2 stock price. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for First Bancorp is 121.5 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 124.9 Million. (more...)
Terrorism arrests hit 400 after London and Manchester attacks Terrorism arrests hit 400 after London and Manchester attacks
- December 09, 2017

LONDON: Terrorist acts and level of threat increased at level of severe in the United Kingdom during last nine months as 400 people were held on suspicion of terror-related offence including 64 arrests made in connection with the Westminster (12), Manchester (23), London Bridge (21), Finsbury Park (one) and Parsons Green (seven) attacks. (more...)
Timelapse Captures California Residents Evacuating Oxnard During Thomas Fire Timelapse Captures California Residents Evacuating Oxnard During Thomas Fire
- December 09, 2017

The luxury resort later closed due to the fire nearby, according to a report by the LA Times. Currently, 8700 personnel are committed to the firefighting effort. Area encompassed by Hall Road on the west, Sespe Creek on the east, Highway 126 on the south, and Las Padres National Forest on the north. The city of Santa Barbara canceled its Friday trash pickup for residential and commercial customers, expecting to push it to Saturday or later depending on air quality issues and worker ... (more...)
Former D-back Chris Iannetta agrees to deal with Colorado Rockies Former D-back Chris Iannetta agrees to deal with Colorado Rockies
- December 09, 2017

The Colorado Rockies are returning a familiar face to their roster. His final season with the Rockies in 2011 was the previous year in which he exceeded the mark of at least 400 plate appearances in a single campaign. This marks Iannetta's second stint with Colorado, after being drafted by the team in 2004 and spending his first eight professional seasons with the club. (more...)
Pulse First Responder With PTSD Alleges Retaliation, Sues Police Department, City Pulse First Responder With PTSD Alleges Retaliation, Sues Police Department, City
- December 09, 2017

Realin saw things that no person should have ever had to see in the course of an nearly five-hour cleanup inside the Pulse nightclub", attorney Geoff Bichler said. "Following the Pulse tragedy, when Mr. Realin was unable to come to work, he was offered counseling and was paid his salary for over a year", it said in a statement to the Sentinel. (more...)
Heavy snow to batter the West Midlands this weekend Heavy snow to batter the West Midlands this weekend
- December 09, 2017

Up to 7-12cm snow accumulation is expected for the Pennines. THERE were snowy scenes over much of Britain today as Storm Caroline's bitter grip on the country continued to be felt. Dale Cargill, its director of customer operations, said: "Our network generally stood up well to Storm Caroline and I would like to thank all our customers who experienced a power cut for their patience as we battled against the elements to restore their power". (more...)
Former MQM-P leader Salman Mujahid to join PSP, says Mustafa Kamal Former MQM-P leader Salman Mujahid to join PSP, says Mustafa Kamal
- December 09, 2017

Member National Assembly Salman Mujahid Baloch, who was expelled from Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in October, has joined the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). "MQM-P created their own party to back china cutting and they want to earn only till the 2018 general elections", he stated. "They can not expel me, the party isn't the property of anyone and it belongs to every common man", Salman Mujahid had said, while speaking on Geo News show Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath . (more...)
Posters seeking support for 'Ahmed Patel as CM' stir row Posters seeking support for 'Ahmed Patel as CM' stir row
- December 09, 2017

The BJP, on the other hand, said Ahmed Patel's allegations were "false". The poster, written in Gujarati, urges the Muslims to support Congress Rajya Sabha MP to be made "Wazir-e-Alam" of Gujarat . Attacking the BJP, Mr Patel added, "The moot issue is that the BJP is trying very, very hard to divert the narrative from its performance of last 22 years to a divisive agenda". (more...)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) Stake Lifted by WINTON GROUP Ltd
- December 09, 2017

The stock had a trading volume of 1,687,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,793,694. The target implies a 32.01% spike from where the shares are now trading. Fred Alger Inc owns 1.62M shares. HC Wainwright reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. (more...)
Some snow to start the weekend, cold pattern to continue Some snow to start the weekend, cold pattern to continue
- December 09, 2017

The snow for most of the area will lapse by lunchtime on Saturday, with one to two inches possible. Clouds will mix with sun, in the vast majority of the region. A fast-moving "clipper" system will spread light snow area-wide into central IN before sunrise. Cold air continues to be a constant all the way through the week next week. (more...)
Democrats weren't invited to the Trump White House Hanukkah party Democrats weren't invited to the Trump White House Hanukkah party
- December 09, 2017

US President Donald Trump opened his Hanukkah speech by saying there "a lot of happy people in the room..." "Why was the Hanukah [sic] celebration held in the White House two weeks early?" Wasserman Schultz, who has served in Congress since 2005, told the Miami Herald she was always invited to the annual party during both the Bush and Obama administrations. (more...)
United Nations envoy warns of spiraling violence as talks on Jerusalem
- December 09, 2017

The spokesperson of the US Defence Department, Colonel Mike Andrews, told Foreign Policy that the US military has taken a "prudent precautionary" action in the Middle East region "if violence flares up following the US embassy relocation announcement". (more...)
California declares state of emergency over massive wildfire California declares state of emergency over massive wildfire
- December 09, 2017

And by midmorning, it had already consumed a half-dozen mansions and 150 acres of some of L.A.'s most expensive and desirable properties, The Los Angeles Times reported. The fire department also noted that residents of Mandeville Canyon and Sullivan Canyon should be prepared for evacuation, per the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
PM Modi To Campaign For Second Phase Of Gujarat Elections 2017 PM Modi To Campaign For Second Phase Of Gujarat Elections 2017
- December 09, 2017

Lyngdoh said the party's state unit has started preparation for the PM's visit. State BJP leader Shibun Lyngdoh said as far as the party programme is concerned, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the new party office at Bivar road and later he will address a public gathering at Polo Grounds . (more...)

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