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Tremors Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site Likely Aftershocks Tremors Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site Likely Aftershocks
- December 12, 2017

Satellite images show high level of activity at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, in north west North Korea, indicating that dictator Kim Jong-Un is building another tunnel for missile tests. These activities suggest the tunnel is being evacuated as North Korea builds on its nuclear potential, 38 North reports. Relations between the USA and North Korea have never been positive since the Korean War paused with a ceasefire in 1953, but they have taken a turn for the worse during the Trump ... (more...)
Analysts See $2.23 EPS for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC)
- December 12, 2017

If the Golden Cross is greater than 1, then the 50 day moving average is above the 200 day moving average - indicating a positive share price momentum. Lakeview Capital Prns Limited Co owns 3,130 shares or 0.32% of their United States portfolio. Maryland-based Df Dent & has invested 0.06% in The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (more...)
Elderly woman mauled to death by dog at Alsip home Elderly woman mauled to death by dog at Alsip home
- December 12, 2017

The woman, identified as Dorothy Ford, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:06 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner's office said. "Police said in a statement that the dog, which was described as a pit bull" acted aggressive toward officers who responded. (more...)
Mugabe's first trip since ouster Mugabe's first trip since ouster
- December 12, 2017

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe officiates at a student graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe Open University on the outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe. "This is their regular trip", he said. Mnangagwa fled the country and the army put Mugabe under house arrest. Ironically, the timing of the trip means that Mugabe will not be in the country when Zanu-PF endorses his former aide, President Emmerson Mnangagwa , as its leader and presidential candidate ... (more...)
Blues D Alex Pietrangelo placed on IR Blues D Alex Pietrangelo placed on IR
- December 12, 2017

Pietrangelo was hit in the leg by a puck in Saturday's win at Detroit. The team was hoping he might be able to bounce back and avoid an IR stint, but now it's certain he'll be out at least the rest of the week. Schmaltz, 24, has dressed in 24 games for the Rampage this season, sharing the team lead and slotting fourth among AHL defensemen overall with 19 points (five goals, 14 assists). (more...)
President Trump's Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit President Trump's Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit
- December 12, 2017

The analysis expects the 0.7% increase in GDP growth above the baseline 2.2% projections to be attributable to the tax reform bill and that such growth will result in an increase in tax revenues of approximately $1.8 trillion during the 10-year period. (more...)
China Planning Refugee Camps in Event NKorea Falls China Planning Refugee Camps in Event NKorea Falls
- December 12, 2017

In an exchange erased from the official transcript of a press briefing on Monday, a rep for China's Foreign Ministry said he was unaware of any such plan, per the Guardian . The advice included washing off radioactive dust from exposed body parts and shoes, and taking iodine tablets. Modern weapons are many times more powerful. (more...)
Russia Dismantles Terrorist Cell in Moscow and Prevents Attacks Russia Dismantles Terrorist Cell in Moscow and Prevents Attacks
- December 12, 2017

The identified IS cell was coordinated by the terrorist group's leaders from overseas, it added. The FSB eliminated the terrorist group and " confiscated improvised explosive devices from the terrorists, destroyed firearms and ammunition found in their laboratory for the manufacture of terror arsenal ", Bortnikov said at the meeting of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee. (more...)
Government will protect deposits: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Government will protect deposits: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
- December 12, 2017

This government entity can declare the bank doesn't owe you any money though you have deposited your hard earned money with it", the petition said. Jaitley made the comment to allay concerns with regard to a provision in the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017, first introduced in the Lok Sabha in August this year and now undergoing scrutiny by a joint parliamentary committee. (more...)
Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) EPS Estimated At $2.07
- December 12, 2017

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Chinese indulging in crime will be tried in Pakistan Chinese indulging in crime will be tried in Pakistan
- December 12, 2017

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European finance ministers warn Trump over tax reforms European finance ministers warn Trump over tax reforms
- December 12, 2017

In a letter they express "significant concerns" that the Trump administration's tax plans would have a "major distortive impact on global trade". 'It is important that the U.S. One proposal provides for a 20 per cent excise tax on payments to foreign affiliated companies, which "would impact on genuine commercial arrangements". (more...)
Worker to open in Windies ODIs due to Guptill's injury Worker to open in Windies ODIs due to Guptill's injury
- December 12, 2017

After the ongoing series against West Indies, Pakistan will tour New Zealand for five-match ODI series and three-match T20I series, before the Black Caps will lock horns with England in five ODIs and two Tests to end the summer. Astle has returned to the team after recovering from a groin injury. "We will miss Martin's influence at the top of the order, but unfortunately he is not back to full fitness and this provides a well earned opportunity for George in the ODI series", Larsen said. (more...)
LAPD officer seriously hurt in multi-vehicle crash on 405 Freeway LAPD officer seriously hurt in multi-vehicle crash on 405 Freeway
- December 12, 2017

The officer pulled over a motorist for speeding at 11:47 p.m. near Santa Monica at the time of the crash, according to the California Highway Patrol. The officer, who had just pulled over a speeding vehicle in the northbound lanes, was out of his auto when he was struck, pinning him between the suspect vehicle and the police cruiser. (more...)
Britain sells Qatar £6000000000 worth of Typhoon fighter jets and missiles Britain sells Qatar £6000000000 worth of Typhoon fighter jets and missiles
- December 12, 2017

Further agreements between the United Kingdom and Qatar were also revealed, including a deal with MBDA for Brimstone and Meteor missiles and Raytheon's Paveway IV laser-guided bomb. At a ceremony in Doha British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson and Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, oversaw the signing of a deal which the British minister called a "massive vote of confidence, supporting thousands of British jobs and injecting billions into our ... (more...)
CNN blasts Trump for 'insults and name calling' CNN blasts Trump for 'insults and name calling'
- December 12, 2017

CNN on Monday called Donald Trump's attacks on Don Lemon "sad" after the president referred to the network anchor as the "dumbest man on television" while dismissing a New York Times report that claimed he "hate-watches" Lemon. In somewhat of a juxtaposition, Trump's attack on Lemon came just 23 minutes after White House counselor Kellyanne Conway tweeted in support of Keaton Jones, a Tennessee boy who has garnered national attention since a video of him emotionally discussing being ... (more...)
Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) Shares Bought by Schroder Investment Management Group
- December 12, 2017

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Ontario Provincial Police Cracking Down on Distracted Truck Drivers Ontario Provincial Police Cracking Down on Distracted Truck Drivers
- December 12, 2017

Yesterday, the OPP kicked off "Operation Safe Trucking", a province-wide Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) enforcement blitz, but they've added a twist to targeting distracted transport truck drivers. The OPP, along with our partners, will be focusing on violations such as the following; speeding, aggressive driving, distracted driving, follow too close, driver impairment, hours of service violations, lack of occupant restraints, improper lane change, improper turns, fail to yield right of way, ... (more...)
China conducts ‛island encirclement' patrols near Taiwan China conducts ‛island encirclement' patrols near Taiwan
- December 12, 2017

Taiwan, which has been fully self-governing since 1949, is considered by Beijing to be a wayward province of China. The United States has no formal ties with Taiwan but is bound by law to help it defend itself and is its main source of arms. (more...)
Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt Paragon Banking Group (LON:PAG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
- December 12, 2017

Lloyds Banking had 20 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Monday, February 13th. The stock exchanged hands 4.12 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.99 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $65.09 Billion. In related news, insider Hugo Tudor sold 200,000 shares of Paragon Banking Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, ... (more...)
Weir Group (LON:WEIR) Rating Reconfirmed at JP Morgan Cazenove Today
- December 12, 2017

About 957,298 shares traded. AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) has risen 3.00% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Ashtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, August 21. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, August 5. (more...)
Trains in and out of London's busiest train station CANCELLED after fire Trains in and out of London's busiest train station CANCELLED after fire
- December 12, 2017

Richard Hunter, UK managing director, Bombardier Transportation said: "Our modern AVENTRA platform will transform the travel experience for passengers on the new West Midland Trains franchise by delivering more reliability, shorter journey times, and an exceptional travel experience through enhanced interior design". (more...)
These hero police officers took down the NYC pipe bomb explosion suspect These hero police officers took down the NYC pipe bomb explosion suspect
- December 12, 2017

He carried out his foiled plot near Times Square and the Port Authority subway terminal that sees almost a quarter of a million riders each day. Port Authority police said officers found the man injured on the ground, with wires protruding from his jacket and the device strapped to his torso. (more...)
Officials deny permit for violent rally anniversary event Officials deny permit for violent rally anniversary event
- December 12, 2017

On Nov. 27, rally organizer and "pro-white" activist Jason Kessler submitted his application for the event, which he described in his application as a "rally against civil rights abuse". Authorities had declared an unlawful assembly before the event could get started. Charlottesville's handling of the Unite the Right rally, particularly its police response, was uniformly criticized in a 207-page independent review released December 1. (more...)
NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston
- December 12, 2017

The four-time Olympian from Marblehead will be joined on the men's side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced Monday by race sponsor John Hancock. The lessons learned from that injury and the rest needed to recover helped set the stage for Flanagan's triumphant run in New York City. "See everyone in Boston on Patriots Day 2018", Flanagan shared via social media. (more...)
Delhi footballer who went to Australia for school games drowns in beach Delhi footballer who went to Australia for school games drowns in beach
- December 12, 2017

Nitish had gone into the sea for swimming around 6 pm on Sunday local time with four of her friends but faced trouble while near some breakwater rocks. The school girl, Nitisha Negi, was one of the five Indian footballers who were swept away by a huge wave on Sunday when they ventured into the seawaters after the completion of the Games. (more...)
FBI Chief Defends Bureau Against Trump's Attacks
- December 12, 2017

Russian state-sponsored hackers interfered in the 2016 USA presidential race in part by targeting the email accounts of American targets, according to the US intelligence community, and security researchers have linked those campaigns to operations waged by a group linked to Russian military intelligence known by names including Fancy Bear and APT28. (more...)
General Soleimani reaffirms Iran's full support for Palestine Islamic resistance General Soleimani reaffirms Iran's full support for Palestine Islamic resistance
- December 12, 2017

Soleimani made the remarks in a phone call on Monday with commanders of Hamas' military wing, Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, which has been defending the blockaded Gaza Strip against Israel's acts of aggression, and the Islamic Jihad resistance movement. (more...)
Shotgun tells Modi not to concoct stories Shotgun tells Modi not to concoct stories
- December 12, 2017

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, BJP MP, once against raised his voice against after PM Modi alleged that Congress leaders held meeting with Pakistan High Commissioner and Generals. "Fearing imminent defeat in Gujarat, desperation of [the] prime minister to hurl every abuse and latch on to every straw is palpable". Launching a scathing attack on Manmohan Singh over his statement, Jaitley said that it is surprising that the Opposition expect the Prime Minister of India to apologise for ... (more...)
Austrian, Italian gas prices spike after grid explosion Austrian, Italian gas prices spike after grid explosion
- December 12, 2017

It receives some 40 billion cubic metres of gas annually and redistributes it elsewhere in Europe including to Germany and northern Italy . A wide area around the site was cordoned off. "Transit through Austria towards the south and southeast is affected until further notice", the company said in a statement, adding that the site, a major regional transfer hub, had been shut down. (more...)

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