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Johnson to raise jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's case in Iran trip Johnson to raise jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's case in Iran trip
- December 10, 2017

Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been in prison since April 2016 after being accused of spying. The foreign secretary is expected to travel to Iran in the next few days. In a bid to get her out of the prison where she has been for 20 months , Mr Johnson arranged to visit the country for talks with senior ministers. (more...)
FBI Director Christopher Wray defends agency after Trump tweet FBI Director Christopher Wray defends agency after Trump tweet
- December 10, 2017

Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), speaking to Fox News host Laura Ingraham. The emphasis on the Clinton and Trump probes reflected how the FBI in the last two years has found itself entangled in American politics, with investigations focused on the Democratic presidential nominee and the Republican president and his successful campaign. (more...)
Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for Senate Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for Senate
- December 10, 2017

After going public with her allegation last month, Nelson added, she is "scared to go anywhere" and she and her children have been threatened. Moore has denied all the allegations, characterizing them as politically motivated and an attack from the liberal media. (more...)
Accenture plc (ACN) Analysts See $1.66 EPS
- December 10, 2017

The Ontario - Canada-based Td Asset Management has invested 0.07% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Monday, March 28. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". As per Friday, August 28, the company rating was downgraded by Vetr. (more...)
OPP investigate attempted abduction of 9-year-old boy in St. Marys
- December 10, 2017

Authorities say a 9-year old girl was walking near Station Street and Church Street at around 7:35 last night. Police say that's when a vehicle approached and the male driver offered the boy a ride. Police say the driver is described as white, with an average build, and deep voice. Anonymous tips can be phoned to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). (more...)
Trump Has Not Asked Me to Take a 'Loyalty Oath — FBI Director Trump Has Not Asked Me to Take a 'Loyalty Oath — FBI Director
- December 10, 2017

Chabot. Strzok was removed from Mueller's team during the summer of this year and has since been assigned to the FBI's human resources department, according to the newspapers. Strzok's involvement in other matters related to the ongoing investigation into Russian efforts to influence the presidential election a year ago and possible coordination with members of the Trump campaign. (more...)
Russia's Novatek head says discussed gas projects with Saudi representatives Russia's Novatek head says discussed gas projects with Saudi representatives
- December 10, 2017

Leonid Mikhelson, ranked Russia's richest businessman and the head of Novatek that has a 50.1% stake in Yamal LNG, said on Friday he discussed gas projects with Saudi officials but did not give details. Despite the project's completion, Yamal LNG still faces risks, analysts said. Other phases are due to onstream in 2018 and 2019. The project will eventually have four processing units, known as trains, with a total capacity of 17.5 million tons a year. (more...)
Ferry with over 300 on board runs aground in Calais harbor Ferry with over 300 on board runs aground in Calais harbor
- December 10, 2017

An orange weather alert has been issued in the area as Storm Ana brought high winds. Passenger ro-ro ship PRIDE OF KENT , IMO 9015266, GT 30635, built 1992, flag United Kingdom, operator P&O Ferries. "Port officers are looking at how to refloat it". "Nobody is hurt and the ship is stable", a prefecture spokesman said, adding that two tug boats were trying to free the ship. (more...)
Duterte wants Mindanao martial law extended one more year Duterte wants Mindanao martial law extended one more year
- December 10, 2017

Asked when Congress meant to convene a joint session to consider the request, Fariñas said, " I, of course, relayed it first to the Speaker who said we will discuss it tomorrow. Fariñas could not give any more details as he has yet to receive the actual letter. "The President is studying the recommendations and he is assessing the need for further extending martial law in Mindanao", Roque said in a statement. (more...)
Concession Agreement over Hambantota Port development comes into effect Concession Agreement over Hambantota Port development comes into effect
- December 10, 2017

The government's grant of large tax concessions to Chinese firms have also been questioned by the opposition. The port, overlooking the Indian Ocean, is expected to play a key role in China's Belt and Road initiative, which will link ports and roads between China and Europe. (more...)
United Kingdom snow: Amber warning predicts snow across UK United Kingdom snow: Amber warning predicts snow across UK
- December 10, 2017

Severe weather is forecast for a swathe of North Wales and central England on Sunday and snow has already fallen on parts of Powys, Herefordshire and Shropshire at a rate of several centimetres an hour. Police in Wales and the Midlands urged motorists not to travel on Sunday. The airports both advised passengers to contact their airlines to check their flight status. (more...)
Local tree farm spreads holiday cheer to troops around the country Local tree farm spreads holiday cheer to troops around the country
- December 10, 2017

Really, I liked that little tree. In 2007, we were in the beginning of the Great Recession. The tradition did grow on Amy, as she now takes her family out to cut a tree in the forest. From the start of the 1970s, Scotch pine was the most popular. Then in the 1990s to 2000, it transitioned to Douglas fir. She was forced to cut down scores of blue spruce trees that were sickened by a fungus, but supplemented that with about 200 Fraser firs trees from western North Carolina. (more...)
Footage: Jerusalem terrorist takes off jacket, stabs Israeli security guard before fleeing Footage: Jerusalem terrorist takes off jacket, stabs Israeli security guard before fleeing
- December 10, 2017

The terrorist then tried to flee the scene, but a police officer and a civilian chased after him and tackled him to the ground. In a post on Twitter, Rosenfeld described it as a "terrorist attack". The victim was unconscious and connected to a ventilator when he arrived approximately, a hospital spokesperson said. According to police, the suspected terrorist is a 24-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank. (more...)
5-year-old girl raped, tortured to death in Haryana 5-year-old girl raped, tortured to death in Haryana
- December 10, 2017

But when she woke up yesterday morning, her daughter was not there. The victim's family, who work as labourers, belong to the Sapera community hailing from Tohana town in Fatehabad district. The girl's body was taken to her home after a few passers-by reportedly saw her lying in a pool of blood. Also, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has also formed to investigate the case thoroughly. (more...)
CBSE To Conduct Practical Exams In January; Theory Exam Date Sheet Awaited CBSE To Conduct Practical Exams In January; Theory Exam Date Sheet Awaited
- December 10, 2017

The schedule has been forwarded by the Board to its affiliated schools. With the CBSE datasheet for 2018 10th and 12th class exams been declared, it is assumed that CBSE will soon announce the date sheet for theory papers. CBSE has asked the affiliated schools to conduct the practicals between 16 January & 25 February next year. According to a Times Now report, the answer sheets for the practical examinations of Class 12 have also been dispatched to the schools. (more...)
Two people found dead in Sanger; police investigation underway Two people found dead in Sanger; police investigation underway
- December 10, 2017

The main question police are trying to figure out is "why?" "It's very, very hard on us to work these kinds of cases so close to the holidays". Police in Texas are investigating what they call an apparent murder-suicide involving two small children and an adult male, CBS Dallas / Fort Worth reports. (more...)
David Davis: Britain won't pay £39 billion Brexit bill without trade deal David Davis: Britain won't pay £39 billion Brexit bill without trade deal
- December 10, 2017

Mr Davis's backing for a Canada-style deal lays bare the divisions in the Cabinet with other Remain-supporting ministers like Philip Hammond supporting a deal which would leave Britain more aligned with the European Union, like Norway. Mr Davis's comments came after Chancellor Philip Hammond said it would be "inconceivable" that the United Kingdom would fail to honour its global obligations. (more...)
Body of Yemen's ex-president Saleh buried in Sanaa: top official Body of Yemen's ex-president Saleh buried in Sanaa: top official
- December 10, 2017

The clashes first erupted last week after Saleh's loyalists prevented Houthis from entering a Saleh-run mosque to secure a nearby religious celebration organised by the group in Sabeen Square in central Sanaa. Yasser al-Awadi, the assistant secretary-general of the General People's Congress (GPC), said on Twitter on Sunday the bodies of Saleh and GPC Secretary-General Aref al-Zouka had been buried without a customary funeral. (more...)
Adira Chopra's star-studded second birthday party Adira Chopra's star-studded second birthday party
- December 10, 2017

And in attendance were many other star kids on the block. There is another "sweet as sugar" picture of Taimur laughing with mommy Kareena and aunt Karisma. Neil also shared a picture of wife Rukmini with Shah Rukh. Shamita Shetty and Rekha were also spotted at the do. "Simply love Rekha ji". If you thought you know how grand a birthday party can get, you were obviously mistaken for Adira's birthday party has literally won the award of the best birthday ever. (more...)
Ex-husband of Norway royal claims Kevin Spacey groped him in 2007 Ex-husband of Norway royal claims Kevin Spacey groped him in 2007
- December 10, 2017

In November, CNN reported that eight people who worked with Spacey on the award-winning drama had come forward to accuse him of misconduct, including non-consensual touching and rude comments often aimed at young, male production staffers. (more...)
Backlash After Mika Brzezinski Doubts Franken Accuser Backlash After Mika Brzezinski Doubts Franken Accuser
- December 10, 2017

Brzezinski's tweet reacting to Franken's resignation sparked a barrage of backlash on Twitter calling her out for being a hypocrite. "I just have an incredibly uneasy feeling about this entire story", Brzezinski said. Franken announced on December 7 that he plans to resign "in the coming weeks" amid pressure from his Democratic peers, notes ABC News. "In this #MeToo environment, you must always just believe the women and I think that there's a lot of reasons why we need to look at the ... (more...)
Dead After Crash on I-270 in Montgomery County Dead After Crash on I-270 in Montgomery County
- December 10, 2017

The causes of the initial crash remain under investigation. The preliminary investigation indicates that at about 10:00 p.m. yesterday, an off-duty law enforcement officer called the Maryland State Police Rockville Barrack and reported he was out with what appeared to be a single-vehicle traffic crash in the fast lane of southbound I-270, north of Gude Drive. (more...)
Afghan National Army and Special Operations free Afghan citizen in Logar province Afghan National Army and Special Operations free Afghan citizen in Logar province
- December 10, 2017

He was also "directly responsible" for coordinating operations and resupply of munitions, explosives and materials for the Taliban throughout Helmand province, where the Taliban runs opium cultivation operations to provide funding for terrorist operations. (more...)
IDF Located, Neutralized New Terror Tunnel Crossing into Israel IDF Located, Neutralized New Terror Tunnel Crossing into Israel
- December 10, 2017

He said forces had detected the tunnel months ago and continued to monitor construction efforts by Hamas militants before demolishing it. Some residents of Sderot and other border towns spent the night in shelters, fearful of a resumption of rocket attacks from Gaza that have led to three Israel-Hamas wars over the past decade. (more...)
Lebanese security forces fire tear gas at protesters near USA embassy Lebanese security forces fire tear gas at protesters near USA embassy
- December 10, 2017

As they hurled stones, security forces responded with tear gas and water cannons. The protesters gathered hundreds of meters (yards) away from the embassy building and did not appear to pose a direct threat to embassy staff. Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - now occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of a future Palestinian state. (more...)
Potential leak in aviation fuel pipeline Potential leak in aviation fuel pipeline
- December 10, 2017

Refining NZ spokesman Greg McNeill said that refinery staff were carrying out checks to determine if the pipeline was fit for service after the possible leak. Speaking on behalf of the pipeline customers, Ms Boffa said any fuel outages at service stations were expected to be intermittent and short lived. Any significant disruption to aviation and road fuel supplies would have been a blow for airlines as they enter the peak holiday flying period and motorists ahead of the holiday driving ... (more...)
Chris Gayle lights up BPL with 51-ball 126 not out Chris Gayle lights up BPL with 51-ball 126 not out
- December 10, 2017

Gayle hammered 14 sixes, a new BPL record, and six fours as Rangpur, set a victory target of 168, replied with 172 for two to win by eight wickets and 28 balls to spare. From thereon, it was the Gayle show. The T20 specialist blasted 14 sixes in his incredible innings, including a world record 800th six in the game's shortest format. (more...)
Raiders WR Amari Cooper has 'good chance' to play vs. Chiefs Raiders WR Amari Cooper has 'good chance' to play vs. Chiefs
- December 10, 2017

The two-time Pro Bowl receiver ran and caught passes during the light workout before the team left for Kansas City. Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper has a "good chance to play" against the Kansas City Chiefs Week 14 though he will need to test his ankle before a final determination is made, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. (more...)
How Many Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
- December 10, 2017

The rating was upgraded by Compass Point to "Buy" on Tuesday, September 5. BCE Inc. has $63 highest and $43 lowest target. Finally, BidaskClub raised Navient Corp from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned about 0.15% of Navient worth $6,358,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 600,000 shares or 0.06% of the stock. (more...)
Analyst Earnings Forecast Screen: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)
- December 10, 2017

The company has market cap of $681,949. The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $35.15. About 1.52M shares traded. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The Pennsylvania-based Muhlenkamp And Inc has invested 6.68% in Apple Inc. SYK's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale slipped from 2.11 thirty days ago to 2.04 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. (more...)

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