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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...)
Guggenheim Reiterates Hold Rating for Costco Wholesale (COST) Guggenheim Reiterates Hold Rating for Costco Wholesale (COST)
- December 10, 2017

Steginsky Capital LLC lifted its holdings in Costco Wholesale Co. Brightworth now owns 1,334 shares of the retailer's stock worth $213,000 after buying an additional 4 shares in the last quarter. Qci Asset Ny holds 0% or 25 shares in its portfolio. About 70,231 shares traded or 6.66% up from the average. Barr E S And stated it has 3,015 shares. (more...)
'Fukrey Returns' mints over Rs 8 crore on opening day 'Fukrey Returns' mints over Rs 8 crore on opening day
- December 10, 2017

Helmed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba , the " Fukrey Returns " stars the Fukra gang from its first instalment that comprised of Pulkit Samrat , Varun Sharma , Ali Fazal and Manjot Singh . " Fukrey Returns is all set to cross Rs 30 cr in its opening weekend, which is HUGE considering the economics of the film". The film has already earned 8.10 crore Rupees on opening day and will do strong for the entire week since the release date of Padmavati has been delayed and the film virtually has no ... (more...)
Sushma Swaraj responded to Kh Asif's letter on LoC violations: FO spokesperson Sushma Swaraj responded to Kh Asif's letter on LoC violations: FO spokesperson
- December 10, 2017

The Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) on Saturday revealed received a letter from India's Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, which she reportedly wrote in response to the letter written by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif. Swaraj wrote that the Indian forces only open fire across the Line of Control in retaliation. Pakistan has asked India several times to allow UNMOGIP monitor the border; however, India never allowed full access of its side of the fence to the worldwide observers, said ... (more...)
Molotov Cocktails Thrown at Synagogue in Sweden
- December 10, 2017

Some media reports have also claimed that fire incident took place due to a party that was being held by Jewish students inside the synagogue. As they waited for police to arrive, the children were taken down to the basement floor for safety, Laila Takolander, a member of the local Jewish community, told the Expressen daily. (more...)
Matt Lauer, Roy Moore on Santa's naughty list on 'SNL' Matt Lauer, Roy Moore on Santa's naughty list on 'SNL'
- December 10, 2017

It was a not-so-very Merry Christmas for a department store Santa Clause on SNL this week. He groused that Al Franken had quit the Senate due to claims of sexual harassment, 'and yet uncle Bad Touch is up four points in Alabama'. "I know that things seem particularly insane right now - like truly, mind-bendingly insane". "We seem to have lost all perspective on what's naught and nice", McKinnon tells a child. (more...)
PM will 'stand up' for Australia after China criticism PM will 'stand up' for Australia after China criticism
- December 10, 2017

But campaigning in Bennelong yesterday, the Prime Minister pointed to his 25-year relationship with China as a businessman and spoke in Mandarin as he said he would "stand up" for Australians against foreign threats, adding that "there has been foreign interference in Australian politics". (more...)
Thousands protest government corruption in Tel Aviv Thousands protest government corruption in Tel Aviv
- December 10, 2017

His close ally, David Bitan, the parliamentary chairman of Israel's ruling coalition, has also been questioned over separate allegations stemming from his time as deputy mayor of Bishon Lezion, near Tel Aviv . Netanyahu's warm relationship with Trump was widely credited with influencing what he called the president's "historic" and "courageous and just decision". (more...)
Couple arrested for beating death of cleaning woman in Hawaii vacation home Couple arrested for beating death of cleaning woman in Hawaii vacation home
- December 10, 2017

Honolulu Police Deputy Chief John McCarthy told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that the woman's body was found Thursday afternoon downstairs in the house on Oahu's North Shore, where she reportedly was a house cleaner for the vacation property. (more...)
Massive Pro-Palestinian protest held in Paris ahead of Netanyahu's visit Massive Pro-Palestinian protest held in Paris ahead of Netanyahu's visit
- December 10, 2017

He praised the positions of world countries, which affirmed their rejection of this unsafe USA move, which violates all global resolutions and the basis of the peace process that considers Jerusalem as a final status issue. has heightened tensions and risks the complete destabilization of this volatile situation", Mansour said. Francois Delattre, French ambassador to the United Nations, said France's position is for a two-state solution agreed upon by both parties involved. (more...)
California faces 'new normal' of intense wildfires, governor says California faces 'new normal' of intense wildfires, governor says
- December 10, 2017

As Santa Ana winds finally died down Friday, crews were able to begin containment of some of the biggest fires. Firefighters northwest of Los Angeles gained some control over the largest and most destructive fire in the state, which destroyed 430 buildings. (more...)

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