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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 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
- 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
- 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...)
Peru's president vows to fight on; won't resign Peru's president vows to fight on; won't resign
- December 16, 2017

The 79-year-old former Wall Street investor said that in five decades in business he earned his compensation honorably and that as a public official he never favored any particular business. Authorities in Peru are seeking Toledo's extradition from the United States. Kuczynski had previously denied any links to the Brazilian company, Odebrecht, and said on Thursday there was nothing improper about the payments. (more...)
Featured Stock: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)
- December 16, 2017

About 10.35M shares traded or 23.19% up from the average. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500. Reilly accumulated 416 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 27. On Thursday, May 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral". The company was upgraded on Tuesday, November 22 by Macquarie Research. (more...)
High school soccer coach faces additional charge High school soccer coach faces additional charge
- December 16, 2017

Rian Rodriguez, 27, was released from the Onondaga County Justice Center Dec. 11 and brought back to Columbia County, Florida this week. Rian Rodriguez, 27, was charged with felony counts of sexual assault and interference with child custody, according to jail records . (more...)
Liberal holds Bennelong despite swing Liberal holds Bennelong despite swing
- December 16, 2017

Mr Turnbull and Liberal candidate John Alexander spent the morning working the crowd at Gladesville Public School - patting dogs, shaking hands, chatting with children, and even treating themselves to a couple of "democracy sausages". Australia's most notable politicians have descended on Bennelong where a by-election will decide the fate of the federal government's parliamentary majority. (more...)
War Against Islamic State Group is Over
- December 16, 2017

The Iraqi military has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory of " ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border, it said Saturday in a statement. In addition, although ISIS no longer controls territory in Iraq, the threat of violence from members of the group is not over. Theresa May has warned that Isis is "not yet defeated" after Iraq declared an end to its fight against the jihadi group. (more...)
South Africa: ANC to replace Jacob Zuma South Africa: ANC to replace Jacob Zuma
- December 16, 2017

Africa's oldest liberation movement, which celebrated its 105th anniversary this year, led the fight against the system of white minority rule known as apartheid and has governed South Africa since the first democratic elections in 1994. The president said if the ANC disappeared, everyone would be running to look for it because the country would disappear. Ramaphosa has spoken out strongly against state corruption and has the backing of the business community. (more...)
Colts TE Brandon Williams carted off & hospitalized with scary injury Colts TE Brandon Williams carted off & hospitalized with scary injury
- December 16, 2017

Denver is 5-0 in games in which Anderson has run 20-plus times and has lost all nine other games this season. Another said Siemian's injury was similar to what fellow Broncos QB Paxton Lynch suffered in the preseason that caused him to sit out half the year before returning to practice. (more...)
UN chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar UN chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar
- December 16, 2017

The president of the European Parliament on Thursday called on Myanmar to protect media freedoms and urged its government to release two Reuters journalists arrested this week. "Their families and others have not been allowed to see them, and don't even know where they are being held". Guterres said that the global community should do everything possible to secure the journalists' release and freedom of the press in Myanmar. (more...)

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