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Japan imposes economic sanctions on North Korea Japan imposes economic sanctions on North Korea
- December 16, 2017

The UN Security Council has imposed three rounds of sanctions over the past year against North Korea over its increasingly powerful missile and nuclear tests. "The DPRK remains the only country to continue to break the norm against nuclear testing", Guterres noted, using the abbreviation for North Korea's formal name. (more...)
US Vice President Mike Pence delays Israel visit US Vice President Mike Pence delays Israel visit
- December 16, 2017

Alyssa Farah, Pence's press secretary, said in a statement that Pence would stay in town to preside over a tax vote because "we are so close to passing pro-growth pro-jobs tax reform for hard working families". The Knesset confirmed the postponement, stating that Pence would instead arrive on Tuesday or Wednesday. Pence will meet on Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and deliver an address to the Knesset and later dine with Netanyahu. (more...)
First same-sex weddings take place in Australia since change in law First same-sex weddings take place in Australia since change in law
- December 16, 2017

Ms Bradley says she never thought she would be the first celebrant to marry a same-sex couple in Australia. A surge of same-sex marriages is expected from January 9, the first official day same-sex marriages will be allowed. They had already planned to marry at the British Consulate under United Kingdom law, but after the postal survey result they chose to marry under Australian law. (more...)
Abuse probe attacks Catholic celibacy Abuse probe attacks Catholic celibacy
- December 16, 2017

The agency's chair Hetty Johnson said the church's attitude was not surprising. "With regard to the discipline of celibacy, this is a matter of a different order, it's a discipline which the church can change", he said. Among the other recommendations were the creation of a new National Office for Child Safety and a website and helpline to report child abuse. "We will never know the true number", the final report said. (more...)
Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) Analysts See $2.07 EPS
- December 16, 2017

Oppenheim sold 1,058 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. It has underperformed by 21.31% the S&P500. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Putin and Trump agreed to exchange information… Putin and Trump agreed to exchange information…
- December 16, 2017

A report a year ago from the intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation ran an influence campaign aimed at helping Trump win the White House. "So what?" he responded, going on to say that admitting that Russian Federation had hacked into Democratic National Committee was a "trap". U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said earlier this week that Washington was ready to begin talks with North Korea "without precondition", indicating a possible shift in U.S. (more...)
Delhi wakes up to foggy morning as cold wave sweeps North India Delhi wakes up to foggy morning as cold wave sweeps North India
- December 16, 2017

Sriganganagar was the coldest place in the state at 3.3 degrees Celsius. He said it was the coldest December night in the last 10 years in the town, which had recorded a low of minus 10.1 degrees Celsius on the night of December 15, 2007. (more...)
Russia's former economy minister found guilty of corruption Russia's former economy minister found guilty of corruption
- December 16, 2017

Ulyukayev has condemned the proceedings as trumped up by Rosneft's politically connected chief executive, Igor Sechin . In addition to the prison term, the court also ordered the former minister to pay a fine of over 130 million rubles and banned him from holding public office and posts at state corporations for eight years after he finishes serving his sentence. (more...)
Political personalities pay tribute to APS martyrs Political personalities pay tribute to APS martyrs
- December 16, 2017

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said the sacrifice rendered by martyred Army Public Schools (APS) students not gone in vain and the country's improving peace is owed to them. The incident shook the country and resulted in the formation of a National Action Plan to stem extremism and terrorism from the country, as well as the creation of military courts to try "hardcore" terrorists. (more...)
Rep. Schiff 'Worried' GOP Plans To Shut Down House Intel's Russia Probe Rep. Schiff 'Worried' GOP Plans To Shut Down House Intel's Russia Probe
- December 16, 2017

The senior Democrat in a congressional Trump-Russia investigation has said he fears Republicans are manoeuvring to kill off inquiries into Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. In one of his tweets, the California representative suggested a pressure to quickly windup the probe was coming from House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is apparently under vast pressure by President Donald Trump and his cronies, all of whom are vying to shut down the probe and instead want the special counsel to investigate ... (more...)
President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to 1971 martyrs on Vijay Diwas President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to 1971 martyrs on Vijay Diwas
- December 16, 2017

In particular, we pay tribute to those who lost their lives in that valiant effort", he tweeted. Indian war veterans and Bangladesh Muktijoddhas, who fought shoulder to shoulder to liberate Bangladesh four decades back, reunited here on Saturday to celebrate the 46th anniversary of the victory over Pakistan. (more...)
The Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell"
- December 16, 2017

Biondo Investment Advisors Llc bought 5,092 shares as the company's stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 13,300 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $18,000, down from 401,851 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Another weather warning issued for ice in Norfolk and Waveney Another weather warning issued for ice in Norfolk and Waveney
- December 16, 2017

Icy stretches are likely on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths with some slippery surfaces likely. The weather front means Sunday will start off as a chilly day for most of the United Kingdom, temperatures will range between -2C in Stormoway in northern Scotland to 3C in Birmingham during the early hours of Sunday morning. (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19 on FA Cup day
- December 16, 2017

Prince Harry is facing some brutal trolling after it was announced that the Royal Wedding will take place on the same day as next year's FA Cup Final. In a joint interview last month, Markle said Harry proposed over a chicken dinner at home. "His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will marry on 19th May 2018", Kensington Palace said in a statement. (more...)
Austrian coalition deal to make Sebastian Kurz the youngest leader in Europe Austrian coalition deal to make Sebastian Kurz the youngest leader in Europe
- December 16, 2017

Kurz confirmed earlier on Saturday that insurance executive Hartwig Loeger would become finance minister. The anti-immigration FPOe came third in the election with 26% of the vote, which was double the stunning 13% notched up by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in elections the month before. (more...)
In blow to Apple, govt hikes import duty on electronic goods In blow to Apple, govt hikes import duty on electronic goods
- December 16, 2017

However, government officials have made it clear to not make any exemptions for the phone manufacturer. Also, India's imports rose to 22 percent to $256.4 billion (roughly Rs. The increase in tax from 10 to 15 percent on handsets would make them more expensive. The drive to start taxing electronic goods and their parts used in low-value screwdriver assembly came after India realised that electronics was the third largest component of its rising import bill after gold and oil. (more...)
Dry & Turning Slightly Milder this Weekend Dry & Turning Slightly Milder this Weekend
- December 16, 2017

Friday night is looking like a cold one for the mid-south. So, this will be a very cool rain as it falls making it feel even a touch colder outside. A few quiet days through the middle of the week, with above normal temperatures. Southwest wind at 5-10 miles per hour. What about Christmas? It is unlikely we will see a white Christmas. (more...)
Hungary hails European Union chief's refugee quota rejection Hungary hails European Union chief's refugee quota rejection
- December 16, 2017

Speaking out after wavering for almost two years and not pushing other EU countries to honor now-abandoned pledges to take in refugees and migrants, Avramopoulos noted the proposal by Tusk was "unacceptable" and "anti-European". That's prompted the European Commission, as well as wealthier states like Germany and Sweden, to call for a permanent mechanism for refugee-sharing. (more...)
Grinch in Chief: Nazareth Cancels Christmas Over Trump's Jerusalem Gambit Grinch in Chief: Nazareth Cancels Christmas Over Trump's Jerusalem Gambit
- December 16, 2017

Rebuffing the move, an extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Istanbul this week declared East Jerusalem to be Palestine's capital. Earlier on Thursday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas apparently announced that his countrymen would no longer work with American peace negotiators in the wake of US President Trump's decision. (more...)
U.S. reveals Iran link to Riyadh hit U.S. reveals Iran link to Riyadh hit
- December 16, 2017

I repeat: "This missile was used to attack an global civilian airport in a G-20 country", she told reporters. Officials explained in detail why the Pentagon believed the arms came from Iran, pointing to Iranian defense firms' markings and unique designs of Iranian weaponry. (more...)
Waters Corporation (WAT) SVP Sells $4713658.39 in Stock
- December 16, 2017

Waters Corp now has $15.71B valuation. The shares were sold at an average price of $172.27, for a total transaction of $106,807.40. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Menta Capital Ltd Co has invested 0.04% in Nautilus, Inc. Pnc Fincl Services Group holds 0% or 54,757 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:NLS) or 302,551 shares. (more...)
Govt committed towards development of Northeast: PM Modi Govt committed towards development of Northeast: PM Modi
- December 16, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura Road in Shillong on Saturday. Modi also said that he was delighted to be in Mizoram and this was his first visit as Prime Minister as he had visited the state before also. (more...)
Is Buying PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) Here a Winning Strategy?
- December 16, 2017

Private Management Group Inc. now owns 964,912 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $26,641,000 after acquiring an additional 34,521 shares in the last quarter. PBF's profit will be $66.03 million for 14.16 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Pioneer Tax Free Income Fund in their top 10 positions was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number. (more...)
Winter Session: Oppn corners Modi over Pak-Guj polls row Winter Session: Oppn corners Modi over Pak-Guj polls row
- December 16, 2017

Earlier, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge had asserted that the Congress party would raise various issues in the Parliament session including Goods and Services Tax (GST), demonetisation, Rafael deal and economic condition. (more...)
Alabama Senate race: Trump candidate under spotlight as state votes Alabama Senate race: Trump candidate under spotlight as state votes
- December 16, 2017

Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore wrote to Senate Sergeant at Arms Frank Larkin saying she was urgently concerned that young men and women working as pages would need protection if Moore wins on Tuesday. Moore faces several allegations of sexual misconduct, including the accusation that he molested a 14-year-old girl decades ago when he was in his 30s. (more...)
The Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
- December 16, 2017

For the current quarter Windstream Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:WIN) has high EPS estimates of $-0.06 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.68. Windstream posted earnings of ($0.51) per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 25.5%. (more...)
Black Twitter destroys Omarosa Manigault for insisting 'Trump is racial, not racist' Black Twitter destroys Omarosa Manigault for insisting 'Trump is racial, not racist'
- December 16, 2017

Manigault Newman also pushed back on the report that she was sacked and escorted off the White House grounds. Manigault Newman was also expected to be at the White House on Thursday, Huckabee Sanders said. But the office languished under her watch and Mr Kelly had indicated that changes were forthcoming, including her dismissal, according to two White House officials. (more...)
Franken Says Smith Will Make An 'Excellent' US Senator Franken Says Smith Will Make An 'Excellent' US Senator
- December 16, 2017

Smith said in an interview past year that she looks for common ground between political parties. "She will be a senator of whom all Minnesotans can be proud", Dayton said, calling her intelligent, quick to learn and open to hearing others' views. (more...)
Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT) Stock Price Declines Today
- December 16, 2017

Hillcrest Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Geo Group Inc/The Reit Usd.01 for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.88 billion market cap company. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT)[ Trend Analysis ] stock price reduced -0.06% after traded at $17.27 in most recent trading session. (more...)
Dem Leadership Again Calls For Kihuen To Resign Dem Leadership Again Calls For Kihuen To Resign
- December 16, 2017

House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi and Representative Ben Ray Lujan, as well as other members of Nevada's delegation have called for Kihuen to step down. Three lawmakers, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), have stepped down recently after allegations of improper conduct surfaced against them. (more...)

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