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Activism, charity sustain Sandy Hook families 5 years later Activism, charity sustain Sandy Hook families 5 years later
- December 15, 2017

CBS News and market research and data analytics firm YouGov interviewed 2,073 USA adults online from December 5 to December 11 to release their report on Thursday, the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in which 20 children and six adults were killed. (more...)
Gujarat Congress urges SC to get 25% votes verified with VVPAT slips Gujarat Congress urges SC to get 25% votes verified with VVPAT slips
- December 15, 2017

The Congress had asked the court to direct the Election Commission to match at least 20 per cent of the votes polled in Gujarat to the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail or VVPAT, which produces a slip to confirm to the voter that his vote has been recorded correctly. (more...)
Tensions Flare (Again) Between White House and CNN Correspondent Tensions Flare (Again) Between White House and CNN Correspondent
- December 15, 2017

Acosta's claim comes a day after he clashed with Sanders about media accuracy during a press briefing. "Sorry Sarah, we won't be intimidated", he wrote. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.), in which he said she once begged Trump for campaign contributions and would do "anything" for them. "I guess if you want to continue the trend of the day, the day began with the president saying things about the junior senator from NY, including that she "would do anything" for campaign contributions". (more...)
Aaditya Thackeray: 'Shiv Sena will walk out of Maharashtra within one year' Aaditya Thackeray: 'Shiv Sena will walk out of Maharashtra within one year'
- December 15, 2017

Addressing a party event in Ahmednagar, Aaditya said that Shiv Sena would form government in the state on its own strength after quitting power in a year. Recently, the Sena also praised Rahul Gandhi and said his "body language has improved" and "he now has the credentials to lead the country since the Modi wave had faded away". (more...)
Inquiry launched into harassment allegations against U.S. appeals judge Inquiry launched into harassment allegations against U.S. appeals judge
- December 15, 2017

Joanna Grossman The professor at SMU Dedman School of Law wrote onTwitter on December 9 about her clerkship experience at the Ninth Circuit from 1994 to 1995: "Kozinski sent a memo to all the judges suggesting that a rule prohibiting female attorneys from wearing push-up bras would be more effective than the newly convened Gender Bias Task Force". (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Sealed Air Corporation
- December 15, 2017

About 21,165 shares traded. It has outperformed by 5.25% the S&P500. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Llc decreased Target Corp (TGT) stake by 13.12% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. research analysts forecast that Sealed Air will post 1.8 earnings per share for the current year. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.02. (more...)
Preferred Securities Vaneck ETF (PFXF) CMF Reading Holds Above Zero
- December 15, 2017

The CMF is based largely on the Accumulation Distribution Line; it compares the close value with the high and the low for that same day. Technical analysts may be interested in how Municipal Short Vaneck ETF (SMB) is trading in relation to some moving averages. (more...)
4 dead in Hydro One helicopter crash in Canada 4 dead in Hydro One helicopter crash in Canada
- December 15, 2017

Initially Clayton didn't think the situation was that bad but then she said she feared for the worst when she saw ambulances turn away without transporting any of the chopper's crew. "Our primary area of focus is that we're providing support for families those impacted - along with support for co-workers". Clayton recalled watching the Hydro One team working on the other towers in the area and being impressed. (more...)
U.S. states sue Trump administration for not granting student-loan relief U.S. states sue Trump administration for not granting student-loan relief
- December 15, 2017

Since then, he has sued the online for-profit Ashford University and its parent company Bridgepoint Education for false advertising and illegal debt collection, announced a settlement that will provide $51 million in private student loan debt relief to Californians who attended Corinthian schools, and also twice sued the Department of Education and Secretary DeVos for unlawfully delaying key federal regulations - the Gainful Employment Rule and Borrower Defense Regulations - that would help ... (more...)
Investor Research Report on Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)
- December 15, 2017

The company has market cap of $18.82 billion. BBY has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it is giving positive returns of 2.48% in last five regular trading sessions. Best Buy had a net margin of 3.09% and a return on equity of 28.46%. (NYSE: BBY ) for 231,753 shares. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Revenue Growth Analysis of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Revenue Growth Analysis of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)
- December 15, 2017

It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Sigma Planning Corp increased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) by 9.33% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. In other news, General Counsel Stacey Friedman sold 2,099 shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 26th. (more...)
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL)?
- December 15, 2017

The stock increased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $47.08. About 729,415 shares traded. Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL ) has a 20-day RSI of 52.61%. Tci Wealth reported 0% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). British Columbia Inv Corporation invested in 0.03% or 108,229 shares. Tower Rech Capital Limited Liability (Trc) accumulated 4,241 shares or 0.02% of the stock. (more...)
EU Extends Russia Sanctions For Another Six Months EU Extends Russia Sanctions For Another Six Months
- December 15, 2017

European Union (EU) leaders Thursday closed ranks over rolling over sanctions against Russian Federation for its alleged role in the Ukraine conflict. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that Russian Federation has fully adapted to the continued economic pressure from Western sanctions. Before the downing of MH17, which a Dutch-led investigation said was hit by a Russian-made surface-to-air missile, many European Union states, especially France and Germany, had been reluctant to ... (more...)
12th annual 'Shop with a Cop' brings children holiday joy 12th annual 'Shop with a Cop' brings children holiday joy
- December 15, 2017

This year is the 20th year kids of the community get to Shop with a Cop. Thirty students rode the bus from school to the store, where several police officers were waiting for them. Another parent, Jimmy Detton said. Some parents said watching their kids smile was the best part. "I always enjoy shopping with the kids because I love the look on their face when they start going to the toy section", says Sgt. (more...)
Drummond helps Pistons beat Hawks to snap 7-game skid Drummond helps Pistons beat Hawks to snap 7-game skid
- December 15, 2017

Avery Bradley finished with 18 points and Langston Galloway scored 17 as Detroit won for the first time since beating Phoenix on November 29. They led by 13 at halftime when Galloway hit a 20-footer in the closing seconds and went up by 22 on Reggie Bullock's floater midway through the third. (more...)
Israeli minister vows to 'return Lebanon to the stone age' Israeli minister vows to 'return Lebanon to the stone age'
- December 15, 2017

Calling Iran the "biggest threat to the region", Eisenko insisted that Israel and Saudi Arabia are in agreement about the Islamic Republic's intentions, according to The Guardian . Asked whether Israel would bomb such Iranian sites in Lebanon as a pre-emptive measure, "Yes". "We will also act militarily and prevent them, as is happening in Syria", he said. (more...)
Simple question about diversity trips up Sarah Sanders after Omarosa's departure Simple question about diversity trips up Sarah Sanders after Omarosa's departure
- December 15, 2017

Ryan in February said that Manigault Newman "physically intimidated" her at one point and claimed the White House had "dossiers" of negative information on journalists, including Ryan. "April, I'm looking forward to having some pie with you here momentarily", she said, to laughter, before leaving the room. Manigault Newman said in a separate interview with ABC's "Nightline" that it was challenging being the only black woman in the senior staff. (more...)
Syria peace talks 'missed' opportunity — United Nations envoy Syria peace talks 'missed' opportunity — United Nations envoy
- December 15, 2017

De Mistura said he was leaving Geneva for consultations in NY with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, followed by a meeting with the UN Security Council on Tuesday. The Kremlin also hopes to convene a political congress in the Black Sea resort of Sochi which would bring together regime officials and the opposition to reinvigorate a hobbled peace process. (more...)
Now 2nd woman accuses Nevada Democrat of sex harassment Now 2nd woman accuses Nevada Democrat of sex harassment
- December 15, 2017

According to the web-based Nevada Independent , the lobbyist said Kihuen touched her thighs and buttocks on several occasions while he was a state senator, and made repeated sexual advances during Nevada's 2015 legislative session. "I don't know what his definition of dating is, but usually dating is a mutual decision between two people to do things alone, which I never, ever did with him", she said. (more...)
Venezuela first lady's nephews jailed for drugs Venezuela first lady's nephews jailed for drugs
- December 15, 2017

The two are cousins, both nephews of Cilia Flores, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's wife. Defense attorneys for Campo Flores and Flores de Frei contended at trial that the case was based on a sting operation engineered by DEA informants who were trafficking drugs even as they were being paid by the United States government. (more...)
Pence delays Israel trip over GOP tax bill
- December 15, 2017

President Donald Trump's administration invited nearly universal condemnation earlier this month when it officially recognized Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, effectively ignoring Palestinian claims on the city. White House officials said Pence will end his visit to Israel on Friday by meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi's seaplane campaign in Gujarat draws flak PM Narendra Modi's seaplane campaign in Gujarat draws flak
- December 15, 2017

Chief Minister of Gujarat Mr. Vijay Rupani said that for the first time in the history of this country a sea-plane will land on any a water body. The PM will be returning to Sabarmati riverfront in the seaplane at around 2:30 pm. This unique journey was planned after the Ahmedabad Police did not grant the PM the permission to conduct a roadshow. He also cited how sea plane services could be helpful during times of medical emergencies in ensuring quicker access to medical assistance ... (more...)
Remains of 3 children could be linked to missing boys from MI Remains of 3 children could be linked to missing boys from MI
- December 15, 2017

What happened to the Skelton brothers?? Police obtained a search warrant and began an investigation. "I know that Michigan State Police would do everything in our power to coordinate with Montana if in fact we have a connection, we just haven't seen that yet". (more...)
House Speaker Ryan Refutes Media Reports That He Is Planning to Quit
- December 15, 2017

Politico spoke to three dozen people close to Ryan, and none of them believed the speaker of the House would still be in Congress after 2018. The tweet also linked to a CNN report with the headline, " Paul Ryan 'soul searching, ' possible he could leave after 2018 election". (more...)
Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct
- December 15, 2017

After Karina left the apartment to do homework, Thomas stayed behind waiting for her parents. She says that when he came out, he dropped his robe and stood naked in front of her. I thought, 'Oh my God.' I felt like I'd just been raped. Thomas says her mother always suspected something had happened but that she never told her at the time. (more...)
Russian military officials arrive in North Korea as Tillerson softens stance Russian military officials arrive in North Korea as Tillerson softens stance
- December 15, 2017

After a roughly two-month hiatus in launches, North Korea fired a missile on November 29 that it said was a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting any target on the USA mainland. Moscow and Beijing have repeatedly advocated a " double freeze " solution to the crisis, in which North Korea would halt missile and nuclear programs in exchange for Washington dialing down its military drills in the region. (more...)
Duterte extends De la Rosa's term for another 3 months Duterte extends De la Rosa's term for another 3 months
- December 15, 2017

An attached agency of the Department of Justice, the BuCor is tasked to implement effective rehabilitation and safekeeping of prisoners. "Definitely, I support his appointment and I know that his stint as PNP chief will be very useful in addressing the problems in the BuCor", he stated. (more...)
Trump thanks Omarosa, Trump thanks Omarosa, "Apprentice" star escorted from White House in dramatic departure
- December 15, 2017

Rewarded for her loyalty, Omarosa , who met President Donald Trump while she was on The Apprentice , became communications director for the Public Liaison Office. Her White House tenure has not been without some tension. Her wedding was held at Mr Trump's hotel, a few blocks from the White House, in April. She also reportedly had a shouting match at the National Association of Black Journalists convention earlier this year, in response to questioning about her impact on the president's ... (more...)
Ecuador's vice-president sentenced to six years in prison for corruption Ecuador's vice-president sentenced to six years in prison for corruption
- December 15, 2017

The vice president, who has been under arrest since October 2, has been stripped of public duties. Both Moreno and Glas served as vice presidents under Correa. From this unjust sentence, we will expect to be notified in writing ten days from now as established by law and the vice-president of the Republic will appeal in the framework of the Constitution and law, ' the lawyer told reporters. (more...)
Children in Tulsa Amber Alert found safe Children in Tulsa Amber Alert found safe
- December 15, 2017

The man police were searching for, Jason Myers Jordan, ran from the area, according to police. Police are looking for Jace Allen Jordan, 9, and Andi Aliyah Rayne Jordan, 1. Officers believe the children are in danger due to the suspects reckless behavior and past criminal history. The children were with their father Jason Jordan, a 40-year-old white male wearing a green and white shirt and blue jeans. (more...)

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