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Nazareth, Jesus' hometown, cancels Christmas to protest Trump's Jerusalem move Nazareth, Jesus' hometown, cancels Christmas to protest Trump's Jerusalem move
- December 16, 2017

The protesters included religious scholars, MPs, tribal elders and a number of Kabul residents. Leaders called the United States decision to proclaim Jerusalem as the capital of Israel "irresponsible, null and void", and said it serves "in the interest of extremism and terrorism". (more...)
Trump, Putin discuss N Korea over phone Trump, Putin discuss N Korea over phone
- December 16, 2017

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call that Putin and Trump had also spoken about establishing contacts with North Korea. He borrowed Trump's own lines trumpeting the strength of the American economy, suggesting "investor confidence in the American economy, which means that they trust what President Trump is doing in this area". (more...)
Sterling Capital Management LLC Buys 18269 Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK) Sterling Capital Management LLC Buys 18269 Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK)
- December 16, 2017

The stock has a market capitalization of $2,465.18, a PE ratio of 17.22, a P/E/G ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 1.26. Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK) has $2.46 billion valuation. The Massachusetts-based Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc has invested 3.76% in the stock. 13D Mngmt Limited Company, New York-based fund reported 146,214 shares. (more...)
Palestinian leader says Trump's Jerusalem 'crime' prevents United States peace role Palestinian leader says Trump's Jerusalem 'crime' prevents United States peace role
- December 16, 2017

The statement said that a third Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli soldiers' gunfire in the village of Anata near East Jerusalem in the West Bank. Palestinian factions and political powers, including Islamic Hamas movement and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Fatah Party, consider Friday a day of rage. (more...)
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Shares Bought by Dean Investment Associates LLC
- December 16, 2017

About 947,149 shares traded. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. It has underperformed by 52.90% the S&P500. Telemark Asset Management Llc increased Pioneer Nat Res Co ( PXD ) stake by 81.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Numeric Limited Company holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) for 440,729 shares. It dropped, as 17 investors sold Nektar Therapeutics shares while 40 reduced holdings. (more...)
Rex Tillerson's offer of talks hinges on North Korea, Trump's support Rex Tillerson's offer of talks hinges on North Korea, Trump's support
- December 16, 2017

On Tuesday, Tillerson said at the Atlantic Council think tank in Washington that "we are ready to have the first meeting without preconditions". The secretary of state said that he had been engaging with China on how to secure the nuclear weapons if North Korea's government collapsed. (more...)
Tillerson Takes Offer Of Unconditional Talks With North Korea Off The Table Tillerson Takes Offer Of Unconditional Talks With North Korea Off The Table
- December 16, 2017

It is very important, but also very hard, especially when the secretary of state's comments at a public forum are interpreted as official pronouncements, while the President of the United States makes official pronouncements on Twitter. Ja also said his country is not a threat to other states as long as they don't try to interfere with North Korea's interests. While Feltman received no firm commitment from North Korea to open talks, he has said the visit is "just the beginning" of his push ... (more...)
Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional North Korea talks Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional North Korea talks
- December 16, 2017

The U.S. will be "prepared to engage with them in talks" only if Pyongyang gives up its weapons of mass destruction, Tillerson had said in March. U.N. "Continuing to allow North Korean labourers to toil in slave-like conditions inside Russian Federation in exchange for wages used to fund nuclear weapons programmes calls into question Russia's dedications as a partner for peace". (more...)
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mizoram, set to inaugurate Tuirial Hydropower Project PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mizoram, set to inaugurate Tuirial Hydropower Project
- December 16, 2017

In Meghalaya, the Prime Minister is likely to land at Upper Shillong helipad around 1pm after which he will formally inaugurate the Shillong-Nongstoin-Tura road, inaugurate a BJP party office and address a rally at Polo ground, officially launching the BJP's poll campaign for the 2018 Assembly polls. (more...)
Man, woman found dead by firefighters battling blaze in Harvey Man, woman found dead by firefighters battling blaze in Harvey
- December 16, 2017

They were pronounced dead on the scene. Investigators believe at least one of the victims lived in the home, McAuliffe said. A man and a woman have died in a house fire in Harvey. WWL-TV reports the sheriff's office is investigating to see if good Samaritans pulled the victims from the burning building. Friday night, authorities had not identified the victims, whose causes of death will be determined by autopsy. (more...)
Man Faces Kidnap Charge After Allegedly Abducting Stepdaughter, Fathering Her 9 Kids Man Faces Kidnap Charge After Allegedly Abducting Stepdaughter, Fathering Her 9 Kids
- December 16, 2017

According to Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Adam Reynolds, Piette had sex the first time with McGinnis when she was either 11 or 12, in the room of a home in Wagoner, where the victim was sharing a bunk bed with another girl. In order to continue this lifestyle it is claimed Piette changed his name regularly as well as McGinnis's so authorities would not be alerted. The two travelled throughout the U.S. (more...)
Preschoolers fight over baby Jesus in Nativity play Preschoolers fight over baby Jesus in Nativity play
- December 16, 2017

As Mary, Joseph, an angel and others are gathered around the manger, the intrepid sheep pulls the covers off of baby Jesus - portrayed in this production by a doll - crosses stage right and plucks baby Jesus out of the manger. If you listen closely you can hear the sniggers from the audience, clearly amused by the improvised scene. "She just really wanted that baby Jesus", Benson told Today .com. (more...)
Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline to March 31, 2018 Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline to March 31, 2018
- December 16, 2017

At the outset the AG informed the court that it has been decided by the Government to extend the deadline till March 31 for linking of Aadhar with existing bank accounts. Recently, a nine-judge constitution bench of the apex court had held that Right to Privacy was a Fundamental Right under the Constitution. Attorney-General K.K. (more...)
Cong protests PM's remarks on Manmohan, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha Cong protests PM's remarks on Manmohan, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha
- December 16, 2017

The Congress members, now joined by Samajwadi Party and Left members, trooped into the well, raising slogans. "I will resign the Rajya Sabha membership in the next three days, whether he expels me from the party or not". But the opposition wanted the PM to "prove" his allegations, asserting that if found true, those involved must be punished. The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day to show respect to the members who died since the last session. (more...)
Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins says he lives to devour top CBs Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins says he lives to devour top CBs
- December 16, 2017

The Jaguars defense lead the National Football League in points allowed per game (15.5), total points allowed (202), passing yards allowed per game (174.2) and overall sacks (47). The standout receiver said he takes pride in his production despite the inconsistency under center. "Hopefully, if I do have to go out there, I play well and hopefully get this team a W", Heinicke told reporters . (more...)
2 shot, including 13-year-old, on South Side
- December 16, 2017

The shooter then fired shots in the direction of the CTA bus, striking the 13-year-old boy in the neck, police said. Police say the incident began with a fight between two people inside the gas station. "The 13-year-old right now is in critical condition". The teenage boy was taken in serious condition to Comer Children's Hospital, police said. The man was taken to another hospital with an ankle wound. (more...)
Corning INC (GLW) Shares Rose While Kbc Group Nv Lowered Its Stake
- December 16, 2017

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.48 million shares versus an average volume of 0.21 million shares during last trading session. About 4.87 million shares traded. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its stake in shares of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) by 5.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
Police arrest student they say threatened school shooting in Haverhill Police arrest student they say threatened school shooting in Haverhill
- December 16, 2017

The Post obtained an emailed letter sent to Halton District School Board parents and guardians dated December 15 that stated that the night before, administrators at the Upper Middle Road school, situated beside the board's head office, "became aware of social media posts of a threatening nature". (more...)
Ex-Trump official Paul Manafort released from home confinement on strict conditions Ex-Trump official Paul Manafort released from home confinement on strict conditions
- December 16, 2017

Mueller had requested that Manafort's request be denied, according to court filings, pointing to a draft of an op-ed written with an associate tied to Russian intelligence as evidence that he's violating orders not to discuss the case. As part of the bail proposal, Gates requested that he be allowed to travel domestically - between his home and NY - as part of his consulting business. (more...)
Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev found guilty of bribe-taking Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev found guilty of bribe-taking
- December 16, 2017

Judge Larisa Semyonova said the eight years would be served in a "harsh regime" colony. Ulyukayev was given the minimal prison term possible given the charges against him; the Penal Code calls for eight years to 15 years in prison for such offences. (more...)
HOMELESS HEROICS: Man stands in rain to guard cash left in vehicle HOMELESS HEROICS: Man stands in rain to guard cash left in vehicle
- December 16, 2017

When John, owner of McMonagle's Boat chippy, in Clydebank, found out what James had done, he showered him with praise on Facebook dubbing him an "absolute gentleman". He said: 'We are raising money for James John McGeown and homeless people in Glasgow and Clydebank. Just because one is down on their luck doesn't mean they don't have moral fibre. (more...)
Bernie Sanders to Trump on Nafta: For once, keep your promise Bernie Sanders to Trump on Nafta: For once, keep your promise
- December 16, 2017

Let working people in. "We have to stand strong for a trade policy that lifts up workers, safeguards human rights, and protects the environment, not one that simply hands more power and profit to massive corporations". Similarly, many products that say "Made in Mexico" or "Made in Canada" include USA parts or services. But there is concern about proposals USA negotiators have put forth that US businesses and Canadian and Mexican negotiators consider poison pills, including a five-year sunset ... (more...)
Hartford Gun Buy Back Program Saturday Hartford Gun Buy Back Program Saturday
- December 16, 2017

In Boston, the buyback program is set to take place at eight locations throughout the city from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. City residents who drop off a gun can receive a $100 gift card. Hartford has had 28 homicides since January, and police have confiscated 470 firearms this year. A gun buyback will be held in Boston on Saturday. (more...)
Eminem offering 'mom's spaghetti' in Detroit Eminem offering 'mom's spaghetti' in Detroit
- December 16, 2017

Eminem has shared a joke with fans by launched a pun-filled pop-up spaghetti stand to celebrate the release of his new album. Ever since rapper Eminem released his song " Lose Yourself " for the 2001 film 8 Mile , fans have made countless memes and punchlines about one particular lyric. (more...)
Omarosa declares 'black woman civil war' against Robin Roberts
- December 16, 2017

Ms Manigault Newman says that she had always planned on leaving the White House after a single year of service, so she can go ahead and live her life. During his campaign, she was tasked with helping him gain black votes, but he received only 8 percent . Newman contends that she resigned from her position and was not fired . (more...)
Skating rink opens for holidays in Dawsonville Skating rink opens for holidays in Dawsonville
- December 16, 2017

Fiona Kurby, a third year student at Bournemouth studying telecommunications, said she feels like "ice skating is more of a winter thing for around Christmas". For the less co-ordinated, penguin skate aids were available to hold on to for balance, and younger children were able to sit on ice bananas while being pulled around by parents. (more...)
UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven to step down in 2018 UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven to step down in 2018
- December 16, 2017

The "difficult" decision, he said, was personal. "As I enter the fourth quarter of my life, there's still a lot of things I want to do". "I want to see the direction that the board is going", the American-Statesman quoted McRaven as saying at the time. (more...)
Trump's eldest son testifies to US Senate committee… Trump's eldest son testifies to US Senate committee…
- December 16, 2017

The compounds, known as "dachas" - or country houses - were seized under then-U.S. President Barack Obama in December past year as a response to Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. The Senate committee is conducting one of the main congressional investigations. Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller is also investigating the matter. (more...)
Knobs Baptist Church Christmas celebration Knobs Baptist Church Christmas celebration
- December 16, 2017

Lawndale Baptist Church: 841 Dr. MLK Jr. MINISTRY WORKSHOP Leadership trainer and motivational speaker Jeff Willie will present a leadership development workshop for ministry leaders from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. The Living Word of Christ Fellowship will have its annual holiday dinner at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. This service of hope is for everyone who seeks the light of Christ, but especially those who struggle to be joyful or find peace during the Holiday Season. (more...)
Red Flag Fire Warnings Expected To Be Back This Weekend Red Flag Fire Warnings Expected To Be Back This Weekend
- December 16, 2017

Forecasters say a combination of high winds, extremely low humidity and lack of rain in recent weeks will raise fire danger to critical levels. A red flag warning will also be in effect from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. A Red Flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring or will shortly. Flames burned less than one acre before Cal Fire put it out. (more...)

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