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China Refutes Allegations of Using Social Networks to Spy on Germans China Refutes Allegations of Using Social Networks to Spy on Germans
- December 11, 2017

Germany's intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians. One example of a suspicious account was that of Laeticia Chen, whose profile stated she was a manager at the "China Center of International Politics and Economy". (more...)
Foreign prisoner escapes from Kerobokan prison Foreign prisoner escapes from Kerobokan prison
- December 11, 2017

The jail's governor, Tony Nainggolan, said he believed the men had taken a ladder from a construction project at women's section of the prison. Police have questioned witnesses and guards and are hunting for Beasley, Hananta said. Two inmates have been caught in Timor Leste, namely Sayed Muhammad Said, an Indian citizen, and Bulgarian citizen Dimitar Nikolov Iliev. Davidson, from Perth, had less than three months left of his one-year-sentence for passport fraud at the time of his escape ... (more...)
NYPD responding to reports of explosion near Times Square NYPD responding to reports of explosion near Times Square
- December 11, 2017

According to ABC News, police sources said a pipe bomb detonated in passageway below ground level at Port Authority. Police Activity: expect traffic/transit delays and emergency personnel near W 42nd St btwn 8th & 9th Ave. The busy terminal near Times Square has been evacuated and the area is closed off to traffic. The A, C and E lines were being evacuated. This is a developing story and will be updated online as more information becomes avaiiable. (more...)
Tear gas fired at anti-Trump protesters near Lebanon US embassy Tear gas fired at anti-Trump protesters near Lebanon US embassy
- December 11, 2017

Mr Trump's decision has received widespread condemnation , with leaders including Theresa May, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin all speaking out. Anger and grief were on display in a Gaza hospital and at three funerals there - one for a Hamas member killed in an Israeli airstrike. The rocket on Sderot caused minor damage, and no injuries. (more...)
French journalist arrested for shooting documentary on pellet victims in Kashmir French journalist arrested for shooting documentary on pellet victims in Kashmir
- December 11, 2017

Police told AFP that Comiti had been held because he entered India on a business visa rather than one for journalists. An FIR under Section 14B of the Passport Act had been registered against the French citizen, he said. According to Comiti, he was taken to the station by security forces after going to a demonstration on human rights in the territory that is also claimed by Pakistan. (more...)
Gunmen attack Jammu and Kashmir bank cash van, two guards dead Gunmen attack Jammu and Kashmir bank cash van, two guards dead
- December 11, 2017

SSP Shopian Shriram told that both security guards who were injured in the attack succumbed to injuries at Pulwama district Hospital. "We condemn the killing of the bank employees, and want to clarify that they were shot dead by security personnel", Burhanuddin, spokesperson of the militant group, said. (more...)
Raj Thackeray's son Amit engaged with Mumbai-based fashion designer Raj Thackeray's son Amit engaged with Mumbai-based fashion designer
- December 11, 2017

The two have been dating for five years. According sources close to the Thackeray clan, the engagement will be a low key affair and will take place at the MNS supremo's Shivaji Park residence, Krishna Kunj. Amit was soft-launched into politics by his father during the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly elections in which Amit held road shows in Mumbai . In 2017, during the civic polls, Amit started a Facebook page to interact and woo the youth. (more...)
Credit Acceptance (CACC) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
- December 11, 2017

It has outperformed by 86.50% the S&P500. Force Capital Management Llc decreased Credit Accep Corp Mich ( CACC ) stake by 48.85% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Bank of America has "Underperform" rating and $230 target. As per Tuesday, September 6, the company rating was downgraded by Compass Point. The company was upgraded on Monday, June 20 by Janney Capital. (more...)
Inc. Acquires 452 Shares of Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW)
- December 11, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $389.26, for a total value of $924,881.76. Weibo Corporation (WB) has risen 239.00% since December 9, 2016 and is uptrending. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $4.23 EPS. research analysts forecast that Sherwin-Williams Co will post 15.04 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
UN Ambassador: US Move On Jerusalem Will 'Move The Ball Forward UN Ambassador: US Move On Jerusalem Will 'Move The Ball Forward
- December 11, 2017

Prior to the meeting, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters that the bloc would continue to recognize the " international consensus " on Jerusalem . Scores more were wounded there and in the West Bank. Netanyahu has praised Trump's decision as "historic" and he explained Sunday that Jerusalem "has always been our capital and it has never been the capital of any other people". (more...)
Tourists attacked in UP's Mirzapur, eight arrested Tourists attacked in UP's Mirzapur, eight arrested
- December 11, 2017

The doctor intervened and was heavily injured. They had nearly finished their tour when two local youths passed lewd remarks against the women in the group. The residents near the area came to the aid of the foreign nationals and nabbed some of the attackers, the report added. According to the woman guide, the miscreants initially manhandled and molested the French tourists and when she tried to intervene, they assaulted and molested her as well. (more...)
15-year-old cancer survivor gets raped twice in India 15-year-old cancer survivor gets raped twice in India
- December 11, 2017

Police said that the incident took place when the victim had gone out to buy grocery and a neighbourhood boy Shubham convinced her to go along with him. On Saturday, a minor from Uklana in Haryana's Hisar succumbed after she was raped and violated by unidentified men using a wooden stick. The victim who somehow managed to reach home narrated the incident to her parents and her father eventually lodged a complaint. (more...)
College tuition is at record high. College presidents' pay is, too College tuition is at record high. College presidents' pay is, too
- December 11, 2017

The study is based on the latest available federal tax filings. Nine of the top 10 earners made most of their pay through bonuses and deferred-compensation plans, which provide one-time payments for reaching milestones. Max Nikias, with $3.2 million. She is among 58 presidents to earn $1 million or more. This chart shows the compensation breakdown for top earners running colleges in 2015. (more...)
Chris Johnson's Forecast | Light snow continues, very cold conditions on tap Chris Johnson's Forecast | Light snow continues, very cold conditions on tap
- December 11, 2017

Colder temperatures arrive for the middle of the week with lake effect snow showers and more accumulating snow. Temperatures are near 40 degrees on Saturday under partly sunny skies. Clouds will be on the increase and a light wind from the South 6-12 miles per hour will bring our afternoon temps to near 30 degrees, although it will feel a bit cooler with the breeze... (more...)
Australia's first gay divorce planned under same-sex marriage laws Australia's first gay divorce planned under same-sex marriage laws
- December 11, 2017

The law requires that couples submit an intention to Wednesday at least a month ahead, so the first same-sex marriage ceremonies in Australia are set to happen on January 9. "It's been about not being able to tidy up the end of something to be able to start fresh somewhere else", The ABC reported her a saying. The marriage was immediately recognised when Australia's new laws became official, after MPs overwhelmingly voted for the change last week. (more...)
Chevron Corporation New (NYSE:CVX) Stock Is Shorted Less
- December 11, 2017

The business had revenue of $36.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $34.06 billion. Analysts forecast that Chevron Corporation will post $4.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Canaccord Genuity. Goelzer Investment Management Inc holds 1.28% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 100,219 shares. (more...)
Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move
- December 11, 2017

The status of Jerusalem has been one of the biggest obstacles to a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians for generations. Several people were injured by rocks and tear gas, the correspondent said. Despite no real pressure from the Israeli government nor unanimous clamoring in Washington for the move, Trump threw decades of long-standing USA policy up in the air. (more...)
Turkey congratulates Iraq over 'anti-Daesh victory' Turkey congratulates Iraq over 'anti-Daesh victory'
- December 11, 2017

In an address to the nation aired on Iraqi state television, Al-Abadi says Iraqi forces retook the last IS strongholds in the country Saturday. Iraqi army units marched through the main square in central Baghdad as helicopters and fighter jets flew overhead, witnesses told AFP. (more...)
Time is of the essence, says United Nations envoy on N Korea issue Time is of the essence, says United Nations envoy on N Korea issue
- December 11, 2017

They exchanged views on the Korean Peninsula and agreed that the current situation was the most tense and risky peace and security issue in the world today. The US State Department's special representative for North Korea policy will travel to Japan and Thailand this week for talks on efforts to build pressure against Pyongyang after its latest ballistic missile test. (more...)
Russia-Syria: Putin orders start of pullout from Syria Russia-Syria: Putin orders start of pullout from Syria
- December 11, 2017

Delivering a speech for the servicemen in the airbase, Putin ordered the withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria. The air base has served as the main foothold for the air campaign Russian Federation has waged since September 2015 in support of Assad. (more...)
Handling of Dokalam shows importance of India-China ties: Wang Handling of Dokalam shows importance of India-China ties: Wang
- December 11, 2017

Ms Swaraj will also hold a bilateral meeting with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. Chinese foreign minsiter Wang Yi with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi . This is expected to be taken up by Ms Swaraj with her Chinese counterpart. Chinese and Indian troops were locked in a 73-day border standoff from June 16 when Indian soldiers stopped Chinese troops from illegally building a key road in a region claimed by Bhutan. (more...)
President Trump gives boost to Roy Moore at Florida rally President Trump gives boost to Roy Moore at Florida rally
- December 11, 2017

It also wouldn't make sense for one writer to have written the date twice. Breitbart News ran a story falsely claiming that Nelson "admits she forged" the yearbook inscription.* But that is not what Nelson said-she admitted she added the exact date and location in her own handwriting underneath the inscription. (more...)
Tillerson: Jerusalem Embassy Move Likely Won't Happen Before 2019 Tillerson: Jerusalem Embassy Move Likely Won't Happen Before 2019
- December 11, 2017

Her letter shows frustration and anger felt by many career diplomats at the State Department who are being marginalised and forced out by Trump's administration. She said she was "shocked" when Tillerson, who stepped down as ExxonMobil CEO to serve as Trump's secretary of state, told department employees that advancing human rights across the globe "creates obstacles to our ability to advance our national security interests". (more...)
Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas next year
- December 11, 2017

Saudi Arabia in recent months has organized concerts, a Comic-Con pop culture festival and a mixed-gender national day celebration that saw people dancing in the streets to thumping electronic music for the first time. "Opening cinemas will act as a catalyst for economic growth and diversification", said Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Alawwad. (more...)
Erdogan says implementation of U.S. decision on Jerusalem will not be easy Erdogan says implementation of U.S. decision on Jerusalem will not be easy
- December 11, 2017

Protesters, some of them waving Palestinian flags, lit fires in the street and threw objects at members of the security forces who had barricaded the main road to the embassy. Trump said his defiant move - making good on a 2016 presidential campaign pledge - marked the start of a "new approach" to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (more...)
European Union to Netanyahu: Jerusalem Must be Capital of Two States European Union to Netanyahu: Jerusalem Must be Capital of Two States
- December 11, 2017

European Union diplomats are set to tell to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that their position remains Israeli-Palestinian peace can only be obtained through negotiations and that Jerusalem is not the capital exclusively of Israel . (more...)
FBI Director Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee, Republicans React FBI Director Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee, Republicans React
- December 11, 2017

Mr. Strzok, who led the investigation into Mrs. Clinton's email server in 2016, was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team this summer after an internal probe found he sent messages to a colleague that showed possible bias for Mrs. (more...)
Devastating Storm Caroline winds lash Scotland Devastating Storm Caroline winds lash Scotland
- December 11, 2017

Storm Caroline smashed into the United Kingdom this morning, unleashing "devastating" 90mph winds that have shut schools and sparked travel chaos. "The wintry showers combined with the strong gusty winds will likely cause poor visibility on the roads and therefore disruption to travel". (more...)
Egypt's Sisi invites Palestinian's Abbas for talks Egypt's Sisi invites Palestinian's Abbas for talks
- December 11, 2017

According to Palestinian officials, the USA recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and starting a process to relocate its embassy in Israel there are equivalent to siding with Israel's claim to all of Jerusalem. According to a short statement issued by the Egyptian presidency on Sunday, El-Sisi wants to discuss with his Palestinian counterpart the latest developments following US President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday that sent shockwaves in the region and led to a flurry of ... (more...)
S. Korea, US, Japan hold missile tracking exercise S. Korea, US, Japan hold missile tracking exercise
- December 11, 2017

Seoul slapped similar sanctions in early November after the North's sixth nuke test in September. It is aimed at "practising tracking an object and sharing information on it among the three countries", said a defence official, adding, "It will translate into a measure against ballistic missiles ". (more...)

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