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Carillion closes health deal with Serco Carillion closes health deal with Serco
- December 14, 2017

In October, Carillion signed heads of terms with Serco for the disposal of a large part of its United Kingdom healthcare facilities management business for £50.1 million, subject to a limited working capital adjustment. According to a Stock Exchange update issued by the company, Serco says it will "only include within its financial forecasts the effect of the transaction once there is certainty regarding the necessary approvals and consents". (more...)
Grenfell fire fundraiser shortlisted for $1m global teacher prize Grenfell fire fundraiser shortlisted for $1m global teacher prize
- December 14, 2017

But in the end she collected £80,000 and then a school's sports day and support from local businesses took the total to £100,000. She was among 40,000 teachers from 173 countries nominated for the annual one-million-U.S. Among the other three British teachers on the shortlist is Tuesday Humby (pictured below), principal of Ormiston Chadwick Academy, in Cheshire. Ms Zafirakou learned to speak several languages , so that she could engage with her immigrant pupils and their families , and ... (more...)
Mirai botnet hacker behind 2016 web outage pleads guilty Mirai botnet hacker behind 2016 web outage pleads guilty
- December 14, 2017

Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman admitted to one count of conspiracy in plea agreements filed December 5. Mirai launches distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS), coordinated floods of traffic so large they overwhelm victim's servers and force them to crash or severely slow . (more...)
Why the U.S. pivot on Jerusalem matters Why the U.S. pivot on Jerusalem matters
- December 14, 2017

According to the New York Times , Democrats were left off the guest list this year as were Reformed Jews who have been critical of Mr. Trump. The Trump administration argues that the peace process has become moribund, and outdated policies need to be jettisoned for the sides in the conflict to make progress. (more...)
Police Open Investigation After Kid Was Detained At Grand Rapids, Michigan Police Open Investigation After Kid Was Detained At Grand Rapids, Michigan
- December 14, 2017

As officers set up a perimeter around the residence, two women and an 11-year-old girl simultaneously exited the home. "Listening to the 11-year-old's response makes my stomach turn, it makes me physically nauseous". It goes to the heart of what we're trying to accomplish with [consulting firm] 21st Century Policing". "We have to start looking at it through a lens from everything from training, de-escalation tactics, supervision". (more...)
Vuelta a España expresses 'extreme caution' about Froome situation Vuelta a España expresses 'extreme caution' about Froome situation
- December 14, 2017

He could also miss next year's Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France . Should the test result be upheld, Froome could face a long ban and have to forfeit his Vuelta title. The UCI confirmed in a statement that Froome is not facing a mandatory provisional suspension. Team Sky now find themselves on the defensive once more. (more...)
Denver Nuggets lock down defensively in win at Detroit Pistons Denver Nuggets lock down defensively in win at Detroit Pistons
- December 14, 2017

He can guard. I think he's done a really good job guarding guys like (Indiana's) Thaddeus Young, guarding guys like Tobias Harris . It's been a group effort, with most of the onus falling to the starters as the offense has stalled and the energy and motivation seeming to circle the drain with it. (more...)
Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold
- December 14, 2017

Temperatures will not be quite as cold by the end of the weekend. That next cold front will swing into the region tonight. Grahame Madge, forecaster for the Met Office, told the Daily Star: "Wednesday will be slightly milder as we lose the Arctic influence and temperatures will rise into high single figures". (more...)
Virginia man crashes auto, strips naked, jumps on truck during rush hour Virginia man crashes auto, strips naked, jumps on truck during rush hour
- December 14, 2017

It was reported that one of the drivers involved in the crash got out of his auto and assaulted another driver who was also involved in the accident at 3.30pm. Police said Flores also broke the truck's window before jumping off the truck and running into the woods. Theo Garner saw the whole thing from his Herndon office building. (more...)
Kentucky lawmaker kills himself day after denying he molested girl, 17 Kentucky lawmaker kills himself day after denying he molested girl, 17
- December 14, 2017

He was preacher of Heart of Fire Church in Fern Creek. The story said the sheriff recovered a gun believed to have been used. Johnson was elected to the state legislature in 2016, part of a wave of Republican victories that gave the GOP control of the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time in almost 100 years. (more...)
David Berkowitz, Son of Sam, Hospitalized David Berkowitz, Son of Sam, Hospitalized
- December 14, 2017

Officials wouldn't identify the exact reason for his hospitalization, but the New York Post and the Times-Union of Albany have both reported that Berkowitz would be undergoing heart surgery. Berkowitz, a former postal employee who'd served in the Army , is serving six consecutive 25-to-life sentences for six murders he committed in 1976 and 1977 across New York City. (more...)
'Creepy' Netflix tweet on viewers' TV habits provokes privacy concerns 'Creepy' Netflix tweet on viewers' TV habits provokes privacy concerns
- December 14, 2017

Netflix knows how many times its users have watched " A Christmas Prince ", and it's making fun of people on Twitter for it. But tweeting at us like we're buddies who give each other shit for the things we like and then reminding us that they can see everything we do suddenly made Netflix seem a lot more sinister. (more...)
Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza Strip, 3 injured Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza Strip, 3 injured
- December 14, 2017

Israeli authorities said Wednesday that the crossing points of Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shaloum) and Erez to Gaza would be closed for "security concerns". Tension has risen across the West Bank and Gaza Strip following the U.S. President Donald Trump's decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
US, Saudi, UAE, Pledge $190m To Fight Insurgency In Africa US, Saudi, UAE, Pledge $190m To Fight Insurgency In Africa
- December 14, 2017

During a summit of African and European leaders west of Paris , Macron said " we must win the war against terrorism " in the Sahel region, following the military victories in Iraq and Syria. Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita called for urgent action following the announcement of financial commitments at the summit, warning terror groups could rush from the Middle East to West Africa. (more...)
Center Street Church sets Christmas Services Center Street Church sets Christmas Services
- December 14, 2017

St. Lukes Episcopal Church joins with Community United Methodist Church (CUMC) in Advent Taize services Thursdays, today through December 21, at 5:30 p.m.in the CUMC sanctuary at 202 S. Christmas Eve candlelight communion worship is scheduled for 3:30, 5:30 and 11 p.m. on December 24, with one Christmas Day service at 9 a.m. on the December 25. (more...)
Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU)
- December 14, 2017

Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Glu Mobile in a report on Thursday, September 7th. (NASDAQ: GLUU ). Amalgamated Retail Bank holds 0% or 13,193 shares. Double tops are rare but powerful chart patterns. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.57. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 1.16. (more...)
Governor: Female reporter's question 'disservice to women' Governor: Female reporter's question 'disservice to women'
- December 14, 2017

The exchange came during a question-and-answer session with reporters in Albany. To correct this loophole, Governor Cuomo will be proposing legislation to apply the same surrender procedures to long guns. "That's why when I had the conversation at the earlier press conference, I was intending to say I don't accept that premise that my jurisdiction is only subject to government employees". (more...)
DeRay McKesson sues Fox News' Jeanine Pirro for defaming him DeRay McKesson sues Fox News' Jeanine Pirro for defaming him
- December 14, 2017

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson is suing over defamatory claims made by Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro , who accused him of inciting violence against a police officer back in 2016. "You've got a police officer who was injured", she continued. Judge Brian A. Jackson of U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana dismissed the case, noting the movement's non-hierarchical structure and the police officer's failure to show how Mr. (more...)
Congress must make children's health a priority Congress must make children's health a priority
- December 14, 2017

In a letter sent November 8, the Department of Health and Human Resources told West Virginia's representatives in Congress that CHIP will shut down February 28 unless federal funding is granted by December 15 - Friday. The belief that Congress will keep money flowing as a stop gap measure is encouraging. The Axios news website reported that House GOP sources are committed to maintaining temporary support for CHIP until the real discussions over long-term funding get under way next year. (more...)
Is Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) a Long Term Growth Play?
- December 14, 2017

Barclays Capital maintained NextEra Energy, Inc. Robert W. Baird maintained Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) rating on Monday, September 11. The stock has " Buy " rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, March 10. Finally, Cohen & Steers Inc. bought a new stake in Camden Property Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at $193,833,000. (NYSE:ESS) for 8 shares. Warren Averett Asset Ltd Com holds 0.06% or 867 shares. (more...)
Man arrested on child pornography charges in Abbotsford Man arrested on child pornography charges in Abbotsford
- December 14, 2017

Officers seized various computer devices and cellphones. Subsequent search warrants were acquired, and evidence of child exploitation material was located, Bird said. Not to attend any public park, school ground, daycare center, swimming pool, playground, skating rink, community center or recreation center where persons under the age of 18 might be present or might reasonably be expected to be present. (more...)
4 hurt after Amish buggy hit by van in Tennessee 4 hurt after Amish buggy hit by van in Tennessee
- December 14, 2017

Police said four people were inside the buggy traveling south on Highway 43 when they were rear-ended by a van. Three were taken to an area hospital with unknown injuries. "We're still working the scene to determine what caused the crash and whether the driver will be charged in the wreck", Goolsby said. Check back for updates. (more...)
UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers
- December 14, 2017

The surgeon, Simon Bramhall , 53, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of assault in Birmingham Crown Court, central England, after he left "SB" etched on the internal organs of a man and a woman during procedures in 2013. "It is factually, so far as we have been able to establish, without legal precedent in criminal law ", he told Judge Paul Farrer. "It was done in the presence of colleagues". (more...)
United States recognition of Jerusalem undermines its role as peace broker: Asif United States recognition of Jerusalem undermines its role as peace broker: Asif
- December 14, 2017

They will also inform the former prime minister regarding major developments in Pakistan s politics. Commenting on the OIC Summit held in Turkey, the Foreign Minister said that representatives of Muslim Ummah had expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine. (more...)
Swansea vs. Manchester City live stream Swansea vs. Manchester City live stream
- December 14, 2017

It was all over when the silky Silva played a one-two with Raheem Sterling to make it 3-0 early in the second half with his fourth goal in his last three games. I went two weeks without training and when I came back, the weather was completely different. "I nearly forced myself to get myself ready and do my best for the team". (more...)
Arctic permafrost is thawing faster than ever before Arctic permafrost is thawing faster than ever before
- December 14, 2017

Scientists released the Arctic Report Card , now in its 12 year, at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. Above-average ocean temperature, with sea surface temperatures in August 2017 in the Barents and Chukchi seas up to 4 degrees Celsius warmer than average. (more...)
Jerusalem's final status to be decided by Israelis, Palestinians: US' Rex Tillerson Jerusalem's final status to be decided by Israelis, Palestinians: US' Rex Tillerson
- December 14, 2017

American flags were burned at protests outside the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul and in Cairo and Gaza City late Wednesday, while Iraq on Thursday summoned the U.S. The mood has been very different on the Palestinian side. Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the steadily violent first intifada. (more...)
When Trump tweets, Putin is briefed When Trump tweets, Putin is briefed
- December 14, 2017

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday it was not his place to comment on Trump's actions, but added: "In any case, everything which is published from his authorized Twitter account is perceived by Moscow as his official statement". (more...)
Redskins deny name change after hoax Redskins deny name change after hoax
- December 14, 2017

It was posted to a URL that also, at first glance, could appear to be legitimately related to the Washington Post: washpostsports.com. The activists also set up a website that resembled the Washington Redskins' official page. Alas, this was all an elaborate ruse by Rising Hearts, a women-led Native American activist group hoping to shed light on how easily the team could change its name. (more...)
THE 15:17 TO PARIS - Official Trailer [HD] THE 15:17 TO PARIS - Official Trailer [HD]
- December 14, 2017

They most certainly averted a mass tragedy. In the hands of a better filmmaker, this could be an intriguing premise-what if everything in your life led up to this one event that saved the lives of hundreds of people? But rather than cast the next trending actor, Eastwood made the radical decision to cast the three Americans who foiled the attack: Anthony Sadler , Alek Skarlatos , and Spencer Stone . (more...)

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