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Grand jury recommends changes at Penn State after Timothy Piazza death
- December 16, 2017

Penn State strongly objected to that characterization in a 144-page report released by a district attorney in Pennsylvania, saying it made extraordinary efforts to combat drinking and hazing. He awoke, appearing to be in pain, and fell again at 5 a.m., but an ambulance wasn't called until after 10:45 the next morning. The grand jury heard testimony from IFC members who admitted that sometimes, at their discretion, the security firm's checklists would not be passed on to the university's ... (more...)
Tillerson calls on China, Russia to increase North Korea pressure Tillerson calls on China, Russia to increase North Korea pressure
- December 16, 2017

But the White House snubbed the offer soon after, saying now is not the time for talks. The U.S. also remains firmly against other possible gestures suggested as preconditions for dialogue, such as the relaxation of sanctions or the resumption of humanitarian assistance. (more...)
Christmas Tree Fire Destroys Home Of Single Mother Of 2 Christmas Tree Fire Destroys Home Of Single Mother Of 2
- December 16, 2017

Officials said the girl's split-second decision likely saved the fire from spreading to the neighboring unit. Video from inside the unit shows furniture with heavy smoke damage. Molina expressed her gratitude to the first responders who went above and beyond the call of duty. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. (more...)
Ryan Zinke says he's fired four people for misconduct, including sexual harassment
- December 16, 2017

Asked for details Thursday on any staffers fired as a result of the survey , Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift would not say much to the Associated Press, but she did say that those terminated abused their authority, including with sexual harassment. (more...)
Migration row mars European Union summit and exposes divides Migration row mars European Union summit and exposes divides
- December 16, 2017

But in a pre-summit letter to leaders, European Council President Donald Tusk criticized mandatory relocation as "ineffective" and "highly divisive". Still, Hungary and Poland have taken in no refugees under the plan, while the Czech Republic has accepted only 12. Plans by the European Commission to introduce a permanent mechanism for refugee-sharing for any future crises have also been stalled for months. (more...)
Claude Puel: 'Leicester City must move on from Southampton win' Claude Puel: 'Leicester City must move on from Southampton win'
- December 15, 2017

This will be another important game for the Eagles since a win here will boost them a long way up the ladder to a much more comfortable position. Claude Puel's side stormed to a 4-1 victory over Southampton last time out, with the Frenchman masterminding a thumping win against his former employers. (more...)
Child sex abuse commission chair delivers final address Child sex abuse commission chair delivers final address
- December 15, 2017

For the Catholic Church , the inquiry found there were "catastrophic failures of leadership of Catholic Church authorities over many decades" when it came to addressing sexual assault allegations. "The survivors are remarkable people with a common concern to do what they can to ensure other children are not abused. We will never know the true number", the final report said, making hundreds of recommendations to improve children's safety and make it harder for paedophiles to operate ... (more...)
Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported
- December 15, 2017

People in Yogyakarta felt the tremors of a magnitude 6.5 quake that struck off the southern coast of Java, near Karanganyar, on December 15. Authorities issued a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline after the quake struck just before midnight Friday. (more...)
Weather Statement: Accumulating Snow During The Evening Commute Weather Statement: Accumulating Snow During The Evening Commute
- December 15, 2017

Saturday for Eastern Long Island and southeastern CT. In Macon County this year, there is about a 30 percent chance of waking up to a snow-covered ground on December 25, according to the weather service. Motorists are urged to use extra caution if traveling this evening. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. (more...)
Wife of Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself calls death 'high-tech lynching' Wife of Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself calls death 'high-tech lynching'
- December 15, 2017

Tinnell said a neighbor found Johnson's body near a bridge in Mount Washington. He said an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning. The widow of a Kentucky state representative who committed suicide earlier this week is speaking out against a reporter she claims drove her husband to his death. (more...)
Miss Iraq Selfie With Miss Israel Reportedly Forces Her To Leave Country Miss Iraq Selfie With Miss Israel Reportedly Forces Her To Leave Country
- December 15, 2017

In response, people in Idan's home country of Iraq began issuing threats against the beauty queen and her family, Gandelsman told Israeli television . Iraq does not have formal diplomatic relations with Israel, and the two countries are considered enemies, the Times of Israel reported . Idan, however, had hoped that her photo would spread a message of tolerance and understanding. (more...)
US Travel response to Visa Waiver Program security enhancements US Travel response to Visa Waiver Program security enhancements
- December 15, 2017

In a notice published Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it would do away with with the so-called H-4 work authorization, which is granted to the spouses of H-1B visa holders. President Donald Trump has sought to tighten the rules for those seeking to visit or live in the United States in several ways, saying restrictions are necessary for security reasons. (more...)
Police shoot knifeman at Amsterdam airport Police shoot knifeman at Amsterdam airport
- December 15, 2017

Taking cover behind a pillar, one officer wearing a bullet proof vest appears to take aim as he swoops on the suspect. No other injuries were reported. In a second tweet it was revealed the man had been overpowered and placed under arrest. Eyewitness pictures from the scene apparently show the suspect being led away on a stretcher by paramedics. (more...)
Accuray Incorporated (ARAY) Has Another Very Weak Trading Session
- December 15, 2017

Walleye Trading Limited Liability reported 7,200 shares. CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. It has underperformed by 28.66% the S&P500. Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, according to 5 analysts Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY)'s price will reach at $6.8 during 52 weeks. (more...)
BidaskClub Lowers Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) to Hold
- December 15, 2017

On December 12, 2017, John Nelson Jr Fox executed a direct buy involving 19500 shares. Pictet Cie (Europe) Sa reported 119,990 shares or 1.12% of all its holdings. Therefore 77% are positive. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $79.00 target price on shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions in a research note on Friday, September 8th. (more...)
Federal Terrorism Charges Filed Against NYC Subway Bombing Suspect Akayed Ullah Federal Terrorism Charges Filed Against NYC Subway Bombing Suspect Akayed Ullah
- December 15, 2017

Shortly after the attack, police discovered Ullah lying on the ground in the area of the blast. Ullah remains hospitalized due to serious burns from the pipe bomb that was strapped to his chest when it partially detonated. In reaction to the bombing, the president demanded a tightening of immigration rules. Ullah - who told investigators he wanted to retaliate for American action against Islamic State extremists - came to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain ... (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation sounds alarm on banned Russian missile system North Atlantic Treaty Organisation sounds alarm on banned Russian missile system
- December 15, 2017

Marking the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty, delegations expressed the view that the INF Treaty continues to play an important role in the existing system of worldwide security, nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, and that they will work to preserve and strengthen it, the spokesperson said. (more...)
House Ethics Committee investigating Kihuen amid harassment allegations House Ethics Committee investigating Kihuen amid harassment allegations
- December 15, 2017

Kihuen is among a growing number of lawmakers whose political careers have been thrust into uncertainty or ended altogether by allegations of sexual misconduct. At the time, Kihuen's office released this statement to BuzzFeed News: "The staff member in question was a valued member of my team". House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiMcConnell names Senate GOP tax conferees Abortion-rights group endorses Nadler in race to replace Conyers on Judiciary Trump rips ... (more...)
China keeps building infrastructure on disputed islands in South China Sea China keeps building infrastructure on disputed islands in South China Sea
- December 15, 2017

Earlier this year China and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to a negotiating framework for a code of conduct in the vitally strategic waterway. The construction comes as Beijing and Southeast Asian governments, many of them key players in the long-standing territorial dispute, agreed to outline a code of conduct for the strategic waterway earlier this year, a moved created to prevent further tensions. (more...)
SPD Leadership OKs Talks To Form Coalition With Germany's Merkel SPD Leadership OKs Talks To Form Coalition With Germany's Merkel
- December 15, 2017

As the SPD's leadership met in Berlin on Friday to decide on its stance, party chairman Martin Schulz faced pressure from Merkel's Christian Democratic-led bloc and the public to help end nearly three months of political stalemate after Germany's election in September. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Spanish FA over interference in election Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Spanish FA over interference in election
- December 15, 2017

The proposal of the Higher Council for Sports to hold new elections for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation, now chaired by Juan Luis Larrea, was forwarded by the Administrative Court of Sport to the Council of State, the body that should decide as a last resort if there are new elections or not. (more...)
UPTET result 2017 to be declared around 4pm today: UPBEB official UPTET result 2017 to be declared around 4pm today: UPBEB official
- December 15, 2017

Aspirants those have appeared for the test have checked the answer keys and analysed their score. Official website of UPTET 2017 showed technical glitches in admit card and answer key retrieval as well. All the candidates can visit the education board's official website , upbasiceduboard.gov.in, to know their result. Since 30th November 2017 candidates have been eagerly waiting for the Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test ( UPTET) 2017 result , the examination of which was held on ... (more...)
Orlando Magic vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 12/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Orlando Magic vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 12/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- December 15, 2017

Orlando is 4-9 ATS at home with 7 unders and 6 overs. The Miami Heat bench players, particularly Udonis Haslem , playfully acted as if they had fainted while watching a strong first-half shooting effort by teammate Wayne Ellington . Both teams were short-handed. Gordon, 22, is averaging 18.5 points and 8.1 rebounds in 25 games this season for the short-handed Magic, who will be without Evan Fournier (ankle), Terrence Ross (knee), Arron Afflalo (back) and Jonathan Isaac (ankle) in ... (more...)
More Women Have Come Forward To Say Mario Batali Assaulted Them More Women Have Come Forward To Say Mario Batali Assaulted Them
- December 15, 2017

When the runner fetched the cigarettes, she presented them to him. Eater would eventually publish its accusations against Batali this past Monday, including reports that he grabbed women's breasts, made another straddle him, and held another woman against his own body. (more...)
Macomb County Sheriff's deputies rescue horse from frozen pond Macomb County Sheriff's deputies rescue horse from frozen pond
- December 15, 2017

The horse can be heard breathing heavily in the video. A veterinarian said the horse was uninjured. 'What were you saying about going in the water?' one of the deputies jokes. Crews eventually had to break some of the ice to free the horse. The horse fell into the pond Wednesday morning. - A horse was rescued after falling into a frozen pond in MI. (more...)
Greek nationals among injured in Belgrade derby brawl Greek nationals among injured in Belgrade derby brawl
- December 15, 2017

Twenty-six people have been arrested with Serbian police saying that foreign nationals are among those detained. Police in Serbia have arrested 26 people after a massive fan brawl during a soccer match between Belgrade rivals Red Star and Partizan left at least 20 people injured. (more...)
Two dead, three injured in stabbings in Dutch city Maastricht Two dead, three injured in stabbings in Dutch city Maastricht
- December 15, 2017

Local media reported that the incidents happened in a residential neighborhood in the north of Maastricht, a city 215 kilometers (133 miles) south of the capital, Amsterdam. "More information will follow". Emergency services are now at the scene and have cordoned the areas. A police helicopter is also being used in the inciddent. (more...)
Snow, freezing fog expected for weekend Snow, freezing fog expected for weekend
- December 15, 2017

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Wind chill values as low as zero. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Light snow in Bismarck and Mandan is expected to develop tonight with less than an inch of accumulation and another half inch on Thursday . (more...)
Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) Shares Bought by Rhumbline Advisers
- December 15, 2017

About 503,499 shares traded or 1.38% up from the average. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 4.86% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Paloma Prtn Mgmt invested in 4,800 shares. When analyzing at performance throughout recent 6 months we have seen that Clovis Oncology, Inc . That transaction by Vanguard took place on September 30, 2017, the same day Blackrock Inc. (more...)
China echos call to make East Jerusalem capital of independent Palestine China echos call to make East Jerusalem capital of independent Palestine
- December 15, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the "capital of Palestine", as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned there could be no peace in the Middle East until such a move was made. (more...)

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