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4th Detroit freeway shooting linked to same suspect 4th Detroit freeway shooting linked to same suspect
- December 12, 2017

Police believe they now have four victims connected to the same freeway shooter. A motorist on I-94 was shot in the leg. Bullets or projectiles hit two other cars that morning along I-96, near Detroit's west side. (more...)
New worldwide 'Black Panther' trailer offers more footage New worldwide 'Black Panther' trailer offers more footage
- December 12, 2017

A new global trailer has arrived online for Black Panther which features plenty of new footage from Marvel's first superhero blockbuster of 2018; watch it below... However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. Just a couple of months left until Marvel's Black Panther hits theaters, and fans in Japan have been given a new trailer for the upcoming blockbuster. (more...)
Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Takes Position in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG)
- December 12, 2017

Based on an average daily volume of 123,042 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 7.4 days. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 52-week low of $40.36 and a 52-week high of $51.51. Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The energy company reported ($1.24) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($1.08). (more...)
Labour scraps school National Standards Labour scraps school National Standards
- December 12, 2017

Mr Hipkins said the standards had created an enormous amount of work for teachers, with no discernible gain. Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today "the government has stopped National Standards and Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori and will instead focus on the progress and achievement of all children across the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa". (more...)
Mississippi State losing important 2018 commit to TCU
- December 12, 2017

Four-star running back Fabian Franklin committed to TCU on Sunday night, according to a report from Scout. Franklin is a blue-chip running back from Hattiesburg, Miss. Franklin who committed to Mississippi State in July said he was looking forward to being a part of the family that the Bulldog's 2018 recruiting class had established. (more...)
Thai Beverage, others line up for Vietnam's Sabeco sale
- December 12, 2017

Vietnam Beverage Company Ltd is owned by Vietnam F&B Alliance Investment Company, which is in turn 49-percent owned by BeerCo Ltd, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Thai Beverage, official documents on the companies showed. The Sabeco stake sale will take place on December 18 at Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, in which 54 per cent of the state-owned shares will be offered to external investors. (more...)
Former Warriors forward Barnes retires from basketball Former Warriors forward Barnes retires from basketball
- December 12, 2017

In typical Barnes fashion, it ran the gambit from expressing appreciating to the game and the fans who have supported him over the years, to an intractable need to lob a few final verbal hand-grenades at anyone who doubted him or criticized him over the years. (more...)
Houston man taken into custody on charges of terrorism Houston man taken into custody on charges of terrorism
- December 12, 2017

Kaan Serran Damlarkaya, an American citizen, was arrested on Friday in Houston at the request of the federal prosecutor's office, a statement by the Justice Ministry quoted by Reuters as saying. The complaint further states that Damlarkaya suggested that the assumed IS supporters use a Samurai sword or machete as an alternative to an explosive or a gun. (more...)
Democratic senators call on Trump to resign over misconduct allegations Democratic senators call on Trump to resign over misconduct allegations
- December 12, 2017

I've heard these women's testimonies, and many of them are heartbreaking". Accusations of sexual misconduct by Trump first surfaced when he was running for president. "Whether he will ever hold himself accountable is something you can't hold your breath for". On CNN , Gillibrand said Congress should intervene if Trump doesn't step down. (more...)
Historic Test series: India to host Afghanistan for the first-time ever Historic Test series: India to host Afghanistan for the first-time ever
- December 12, 2017

After India's full series in South Africa and England in 2018, it has been proposed to play a home series against South Africa (October-November, 3 Tests, 5 ODIs, 1 T20I). India now top the ICC Test rankings and have beaten Afghanistan in each of the three limited-overs fixtures between the sides. Former Afghanistan coach Lalchand Rajput hailed the decision taken by the Indian cricket board to host the newcomers in their debut Test. (more...)
Winter weather advisory extended to metro Detroit, southeast MI Winter weather advisory extended to metro Detroit, southeast MI
- December 12, 2017

The first snow will come tonight through midday Tuesday as a fast-moving clipper crosses through Upstate New York. "Travel will be very hard to impossible, including during the commute on Tuesday and Wednesday", the weather service said . (more...)
Met Office Issues Ice Warning For Isle Of Wight Met Office Issues Ice Warning For Isle Of Wight
- December 12, 2017

There will probably be icy stretches on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths with some injuries possible from slips and falls. "Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer and more hard journeys". Forecasts have warned the sub zero temperatures will remain in some rural locations where there has been snow, with the possibility of it falling to as low as -15C in some areas - with even the cities getting below freezing. (more...)
Signup surge may cause issues in final days of open enrollment Signup surge may cause issues in final days of open enrollment
- December 12, 2017

Throughout Open Enrollment, the Health Connector is providing full outreach and support services to MA residents as it has in past years. Sen. Tom Carper said there is a pending request for the federal government to extend Delaware's enrollment period. (more...)
Cameroon detains US-Cameroonian writer over critical commentary Cameroon detains US-Cameroonian writer over critical commentary
- December 12, 2017

As WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported, professor Patrice Nganang was arrested while visiting family in the country where he was born. LOME, Togo, December 11, 2017-Cameroonian authorities detained Patrice Nganang , a Cameroonian-American academic and columnist, as he attempted to fly to Zimbabwe from Douala on December 6, according to his lawyer and media reports. (more...)
Johnson to satisfy Iranian president on second day of talks Johnson to satisfy Iranian president on second day of talks
- December 12, 2017

Johnson and Zarif discussed an Iranian law under which prisoners can be released after a third of their sentence. The Foreign Secretary met with President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday to cap-off a whistle-stop diplomacy drive on behalf of Nazanin, jailed in April on trumped-up spying charges. (more...)
Keir Starmer: Labour backs 'easy' movement of European Union migrants Keir Starmer: Labour backs 'easy' movement of European Union migrants
- December 12, 2017

Sir Keir Starmer gave the most detailed account yet of Labour's stance as he hinted that the party could back a second referendum on relations with the EU. He said: "The logic of the position Keir was taking yesterday.is that we should go for full membership of the single market and customs union in the long term". (more...)
Malaysian army 'ready to perform its duty' towards Palestinians Malaysian army 'ready to perform its duty' towards Palestinians
- December 12, 2017

Hussein termed USA decision of moving embassy to Jerusalem "a slap on the face of Muslims". Trump's announcement last week that the USA would be moving its embassy to Jerusalem was a "slap in the face for the entire Muslim world", Hishammuddin said and added Malaysia "should be prepared to face any actuality". (more...)
Renewed calls for Sam Dastyari to be removed from Parliament Renewed calls for Sam Dastyari to be removed from Parliament
- December 12, 2017

Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has announced his resignation from the Senate following a tumultuous week in Canberra. Cabinet minister Peter Dutton again claimed Senator Dastyari was a " double agent " - a description Labor frontbencher Tony Burke labelled a pathetic "overreach". (more...)
Britain and European Union reach Brexit breakthrough Britain and European Union reach Brexit breakthrough
- December 12, 2017

The breakthrough came after Mrs May rushed to Brussels before dawn with an offer for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: a financial settlement, an agreement on Europeans living in Britain and a solution for keeping open the border that divides the island of Ireland after the split. (more...)
4-year-old reads 100 books; parents stream it live 4-year-old reads 100 books; parents stream it live
- December 12, 2017

When Caleb first told his parents about his goal, they scoured their bookshelves. They chose to live stream it and got a couple thousand views. The post got a couple thousand views from people as far away as Florida. "I like to read, and I want to read some more like my sister", Caleb told WLS. "My name is Caleb, and I read 100 books last night", Caleb Green said. (more...)
Bali jailbreak: USA inmate escapes notorious Kerobokan prison
- December 12, 2017

The Californian was arrested in August at a post office, carrying a package containing 5.7 grams of hashish, The Associated Press reported. He escaped with another USA citizen, 57-year-old Paul Anthony Hoffman, who was serving a 20-month sentence for robbery. (more...)
Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi film production date revealed, according to reports Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi film production date revealed, according to reports
- December 12, 2017

Reports now state the film, with the working title Joshua Tree , is expected to roll into production at Pinewood Studios in the United Kingdom in January 2019. It remains to be seen if it would shoot for the May release date as other Star Wars films attempted. Fans clamoring for news on the next anthology film set in the Star Wars universe can take solace knowing that a spinoff based on Obi-Wan Kenobi is in the works, and now we have an idea of when it will be in theaters. (more...)
Wildfires Are The 'New Reality' For California, Gov. Brown Warns Wildfires Are The 'New Reality' For California, Gov. Brown Warns
- December 12, 2017

As the fires are not over yet, there are people who do not even know if they lost their homes or businesses and did not activate their insurance. Voluntary evacuation orders have been issued for areas east of San Ysidro to the county line, and south of Highway 192 to the ocean. (more...)
Texas A&M to hire Memphis' Darrell Dickey as OC Texas A&M to hire Memphis' Darrell Dickey as OC
- December 12, 2017

Dickey has been with Memphis as OC since 2012. Prior to his time at Memphis, Dickey spent time coaching both in the SEC and in Texas, including serving as a graduate assistant under Jackie Sherrill at Texas A&M in 1985. Dickey did not immediately return a telephone message seeking comment on his departure. He was also the head coach at North Texas from 1998-2006 and posted a 42-64 overall record there. (more...)
Hearings about the future of the Plant Vogtle Project continue Hearings about the future of the Plant Vogtle Project continue
- December 12, 2017

PSC chairman Stan Wise on December 1 asked Georgia Power , the project's lead utility, about how changes in corporate tax law could affect the project. "There's no way people should be paying for a project that's over budget and past its deadline", said Erin Glynn, Nuclear Watch South. The Southern Company subsidiary Southern Nuclear now operates the existing two units at the Vogtle nuclear plant. (more...)
Agencies Warn of Phony Computer Tech Support Groups Taking Advantage of Shoppers Agencies Warn of Phony Computer Tech Support Groups Taking Advantage of Shoppers
- December 12, 2017

Her best advice to consumers is to stop and take a breath before you do anything. In most cases, the technician will fix nothing but may spend as much as an hour nosing around the computer, looking for sensitive information and inserting malware to continue to monitor the user's activity. (more...)
Michigan region faces hepatitis A outbreak Michigan region faces hepatitis A outbreak
- December 12, 2017

New cases of hepatitis A continue to pop up across MI, leading people to take extra precautions. "We're continuing to see new cases nearly every day so it is a concern", said Macomb County Health Department Director Bill Ridella. Hepatitis A can be prevented if a vaccine is given within two weeks of exposure. Hepatitis A affects the liver. Hepatitis A spreads "from person to person by swallowing something that is contaminated with feces, from someone who is infected with hepatitis A (for ... (more...)
Witcher Netflix series reportedly helmed by Daredevil and Defenders lady
- December 12, 2017

It has been a while since we've had an update on the show's progress, but that changed over the weekend. Hissrich will also serve as executive producer for the fantasy TV series Netflix announced in May. If that doesn't sound familiar to you, we've got some information. Considering that The Witcher focuses not only on metahumans and weird monsters but also a good bit of politics, Hissrich sounds like the flawless sort of person to run the Witcher series, even if we don't yet know who ... (more...)
Kolkata hotel authorities prepare customised suite for Diego Maradona Kolkata hotel authorities prepare customised suite for Diego Maradona
- December 12, 2017

The former Argentina worldwide has become something of an icon in the football-mad city after an original visit in 2008, during which thousands of fans packed into the airport to catch a glimpse of one of the game's greats. "It's awesome to have my statue here", the 1986 World Cup victor said. Maradona has a host of events lined up in his three-day trip but the Argentine legend was said to be keen on visiting the Mother House tomorrow morning, something which was not part of the original plan. (more...)
Jordan MPs to review peace treaty, agreements with Israel Jordan MPs to review peace treaty, agreements with Israel
- December 12, 2017

Although it will not put the peace in jeopardy, since matters of foreign policy are mostly decided by Jordan's Royal court rather than parliament, it was an indication of popular sentiment. Israel believes he acted in self-defense. Jordan has a special stake in Jerusalem. According to the memo Israel has violated global laws and United Nations resolutions, and attacked the Hashemite Custodianship of Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem imposing Israeli sovereignty over Al-Aqsa Mosque. (more...)

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