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Left-wing Hits First in Vote Count After Elections in Nepal Left-wing Hits First in Vote Count After Elections in Nepal
- December 09, 2017

Millions of people in southern Nepal voted on Thursday in the final phase of elections for members of national and provincial assemblies. The opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has won three seats while independent one. The commission said the November 26 and December 7 elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies represented a key milestone in the implementation of the 2015 Constitution. (more...)
'Soul crushing' video of starving polar bear exposes threat of climate change 'Soul crushing' video of starving polar bear exposes threat of climate change
- December 09, 2017

The bear was not too old but it was frail and probably died within hours of being captured on the video, Nicklen said . As Live Science notes, it's impossible to say conclusively what is behind the death of any individual bear, but Nicklen says the answer is obvious in this case: climate change . (more...)
Iraq is 'fully liberated' from ISIS, its military says Iraq is 'fully liberated' from ISIS, its military says
- December 09, 2017

A senior military commander confirmed that combat operations had been completed. Daesh is an Arabic acronym for Islamic State. The US-led coalition that has been supporting Iraqi force against Islamic State tweeted its congratulations. Iraqi forces have increasingly been pushing ISIS out of the country over the past few months. In the most significant victory over the extremists, Iraqi forces retook Mosul earlier this year. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Trump says it's in Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Trump says it's in "tatters"
- December 09, 2017

Mueller is too conflicted to investigate the FBI and should step down in favor of someone more credible. "The FBI that I see is tens of thousands of courageous men and women", he continued. The FBI's transformation began in 2001 under then-Director Robert Mueller, left, and continued under Mueller's successor, James Comey. Representative Steve Chabot, an Ohio Republican, said "the depths of this anti-Trump bias on the Mueller team just goes on an on". (more...)
2 people thrown from vehicle after accident on I-270 2 people thrown from vehicle after accident on I-270
- December 09, 2017

Two off-duty law enforcement officers are dead following a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 270 that diverted traffic for hours overnight. The accident happened around 10 p.m. The crash halted traffic on the main lanes in both directions for hours. The driver and one passenger in the vehicle that struck the men were taken to Suburban Hospital. (more...)
USA warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks USA warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks
- December 09, 2017

A spokesperson for the vice president did not immediately respond to The Hill's request for comment. Pence is scheduled to visit Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Egypt in next week's swing through the region. In a statement on Thursday, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps called on Iranians to participate in rallies against the USA decision and concluded: "It is vital that the Muslim world and all other freedom-seeking nations across the globe thwart this evil plot". (more...)
Police trace boy to Varanasi; suspect of mother, sister murders in Noida Police trace boy to Varanasi; suspect of mother, sister murders in Noida
- December 09, 2017

The police traced him with the help of a phone call he had made to his father using somebody else's phone. "He was quite upset and frustrated and in this rage he committed the heinous crime when his mother and sister were asleep", the note said. (more...)
Is Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) a Sell? What does Deutsche Bank Think?
- December 09, 2017

Henry Schein, Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 1.55 and a quick ratio of 0.86. (NASDAQ: HSIC ). Edgestream Ptnrs L P has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Friday, November 6 to "Hold" rating. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Tuesday, January 3 to "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Meet Chitti Babu From Rangasthalam Meet Chitti Babu From Rangasthalam
- December 09, 2017

The makers of Rangasthalam on Saturday released the first look poster of the film. Ram Charan's styling and looks as Chitti Babu are very authentic and the poster itself will give a feel that he is in for a stunning image makeover. Rangasthalam is being produced by Mythiri Movie Makers, who previously produced blockbusters like Srimanthudu and Janatha Garage . After finishing Rangasthalam , Ram Charan will start shooting for director Koratala Siva's next. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on birthday PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on birthday
- December 09, 2017

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat tried his hands at the drums as folk dancers performed outside Gandhi's house. She took up Indian citizenship and began living with her mother-in-law, the then prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the latter's New Delhi residence. (more...)
'Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife' 'Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife'
- December 09, 2017

The meeting of Jadhav with his family is expected to take place on December 25 while further modalities in this regards are being worked out, Kumar said. Describing it as a positive development, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Pakistan has also permitted an Indian diplomat to accompany Jadhav's wife and mother during their trip. (more...)
The Banco Santander, SA (SAN) Upgraded at Bank of America Corp
- December 09, 2017

The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of €6.26 ($7.45). Banco Santander , (NYSE: SAN ) traded up 0.59% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $6.83. Finally, Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. grew its position in Banco Santander by 2.4% in the second quarter. The stock has a market cap of $12,705.97, a PE ratio of 15.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.69. (more...)
Can Northern Oil & Gas Inc (NOG) Stock Muster Up another Rally?
- December 09, 2017

Investigating the productivity proportions of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation stock, speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at 9.6%, 1.6% and 3.3%, individually. The EPS of Northern Oil and Gas, Inc . is strolling at 0.04. The Stochastic (9,6) value for NOG is 27.524, signaling that the stock is now Sell. (more...)
Reports of faulty EVMs rock Gujarat, Election Commission says machines replaced Reports of faulty EVMs rock Gujarat, Election Commission says machines replaced
- December 09, 2017

Rajkot alone has reported 33 glitches in the EVMs. "The Commission is confident and has firm conviction that no unauthorised person is allowed access to the EVMs and the VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail devices) before, during or after the polls", the EC stated on the eve of the first-phase of polling in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home-state. (more...)
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
- 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
- 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...)

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