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Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. Acquires 21457 Shares of Ecolab Inc. (ECL)
- December 19, 2017

Glg LP accumulated 63,655 shares. Ecolab Inc . (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.01% the S&P500. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, February 24 by Barclays Capital. It also reduced its holding in S&P Global Inc by 85,730 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 686,986 shares, and cut its stake in Rockwell Automat (NYSE:ROK). (more...)
Palestinian billionaire Masri launched by Saudis, to…
- December 19, 2017

His detention sent shockwaves across Jordan, where al-Masri's multibillion-dollar investments are a cornerstone of the economy. Masri, the chairman of Amman-based Arab Bank , was detained last Tuesday hours before he was planning to leave after chairing meetings of companies he owns, sources said. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) Holdings Boosted by Flinton Capital Management LLC
- December 19, 2017

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $12.92. ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) has risen 67.93% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.28 EPS. QCOM's profit will be $1.14B for 21.23 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
House Republicans plan to introduce $81 billion disaster aid package House Republicans plan to introduce $81 billion disaster aid package
- December 19, 2017

The figure nearly doubles the $44 billion requested by the White House and could be attached to a stopgap funding bill to help gain passage and prevent a government shutdown, Rep. The $81 billion figure is almost double the $44 billion the Trump administration requested last month in response to hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (more...)
Will Investors Now Sell Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) Stock Following Today's, Needham Downgrades?
- December 19, 2017

Arete Wealth Advisors Llc sold 89,809 shares as Oclaro Inc ( OCLR)'s stock declined 22.87%. It has outperformed by 76.04% the S&P500. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 183,460 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,682,328.20. (more...)
Wells Fargo Decides to Downgrade American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Stock
- December 19, 2017

About 261,963 shares traded. American Water Works had a return on equity of 9.92% and a net margin of 14.45%. Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARGS) has declined 92.57% since December 17, 2016 and is downtrending. Argus Research initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, June 24 report. Bartlett Co Ltd Company holds 0% or 1,150 shares in its portfolio. It also reduced its holding in Wal (NYSE:WMT) by 31,354 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 749,505 shares, and cut its stake in ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia: Women can drive motorbikes and trucks, not just cars Saudi Arabia: Women can drive motorbikes and trucks, not just cars
- December 19, 2017

The prince paid a jaw-dropping $A588 million, via a proxy prince, at auction for Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi this year. "He has tried to build an image of himself, with a fair amount of success, that he is different, that he's a reformer, at least a social reformer, and that he's not corrupt", said Bruce O. (more...)
What about pro-Trump bias in the Federal Bureau of Investigation? What about pro-Trump bias in the Federal Bureau of Investigation?
- December 19, 2017

Both candidates were urged to tell the feds about any suspicious outreach to their campaigns, the officials said . Trump has repeatedly insisted that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. In the weeks after he became the Republican nominee on July 19, 2016, Donald Trump was warned that foreign adversaries, including Russian Federation, would probably try to spy on and infiltrate his campaign, according to multiple government officials familiar with the matter. (more...)
North Korea developing missiles 'that could strike London' North Korea developing missiles 'that could strike London'
- December 19, 2017

The 59-year-old naturalised Australian citizen of Korean descent, named in local media as Chan Han Choi, was attempting to broker illicit deals that could have generated "tens of millions of dollars" for North Korea, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said. (more...)
Bitcoin exchange collapses after second cyber attack in a year Bitcoin exchange collapses after second cyber attack in a year
- December 19, 2017

Customers cryptocurrency assets will be marked down to 75pc, YouBit wrote in an apology note posted to its website. "To minimize the damages to our customers, we will allow them to withdraw about 75 percent of their balance", the statement said, adding the exchange was "very sorry" for the shutdown. (more...)
Two Daycare Workers Charged With Injuring Five Toddlers With Hot Glue Gun Two Daycare Workers Charged With Injuring Five Toddlers With Hot Glue Gun
- December 19, 2017

She was arrested on Sunday at her Humboldt Park home. Prosecutors say Lizandra Cosme , of Chicago's Humbolt Park neighborhood, was caught on surveillance video applying the glue gun directly to the hands and arms of some children. Cosme had 16 children under her care. Several parents said they were not aware of the allegations, but most said it didn't affect their decision to bring their kids to Children's Learning Center. (more...)
Colorado woman goes missing under 'suspicious circumstances' as home is found ransacked Colorado woman goes missing under 'suspicious circumstances' as home is found ransacked
- December 19, 2017

They requested a welfare check to her home off of Akin Street, where police found no one in the home and Graves' vehicle missing. Police said a friend called police to request a welfare check on December 8 because she couldn't reach Graves. (more...)
Two die as blaze rips through Cameron House hotel Two die as blaze rips through Cameron House hotel
- December 19, 2017

The family were taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and have now been released. A post on Mr Midgley's Instagram account on Saturday showed pictures of Cameron House Hotel and said: "Home for the weekend". The venue offers a romantic location for weddings, a championship standard course for golfers and five-star facilities for guests. One witness told The Sun the flames from Cameron House were visible from Auchencarroch Landfill Site in Alexandria, Dunbartonshire. (more...)
Philippines withdraws application for second MCC grant Philippines withdraws application for second MCC grant
- December 19, 2017

Roque also made it clear the Philippines does not object to conditions imposed by the MCC in granting aid. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the decision was reached on recommendations of policymakers that include Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and the government's economic team. (more...)
Salah recalls his days at Chelsea Salah recalls his days at Chelsea
- December 19, 2017

Before I went there, it was very clear in my mind: I deserve to play". Liverpool and Roma agreed a clause that if Salah scores 20 goals then there will be some additional money paid but even Liverpool would not have expected the lightning start that he has made at the Merseyside club. (more...)
Peoples United Financial Incorporated (NASDAQ:PBCT) Short Interest Increased By 2.77%
- December 19, 2017

Bessemer Grp Inc Inc holds 0.04% or 525,864 shares in its portfolio. People's United Financial, Inc . has a 1-year low of $14.22 and a 1-year high of $20.13. The analysts offering 12 month price targets for People's United Financial, Inc . have a median target of $19, with a high estimate of $21 and a low estimate of $17. (more...)
United Nations chief condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan United Nations chief condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan
- December 19, 2017

Hundreds of worshippers were attending the church service at Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in the town of Quetta, the capital city of Baluchistan province, when militants clashed with security forces. "We immediately asked the people to take shelter beneath the benches, as we were not sure about the attackers' location". Another of the attackers, who failed to detonate his explosives-laden vest, was killed in a shootout with the police inside the church while the remaining two ... (more...)
Impact of Atlanta airport power outage 'minimal' in Charleston Impact of Atlanta airport power outage 'minimal' in Charleston
- December 19, 2017

Ernest Henderson was looking to see if his 9 a.m. flight on Monday to Atlanta was still in place. Delta, which has its hub in Atlanta , canceled nearly 400 flights Monday, per CNN . While travelers inside the terminal were left in limbo, passengers on planes were stuck on the runways, some for several hours. The outage was first reported about 1 p.m. (more...)
Aussie man arrested in Bali on drug charge Aussie man arrested in Bali on drug charge
- December 19, 2017

It was not immediately clear if any of the three, who were identified only by their initials, would face the death penalty if convicted. The 35-year-old was reportedly carrying 19 grams of methamphetamine and ecstasy when he was detained at Bali's worldwide airport on December 4, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. (more...)
Dunkin Donuts creates coffee tasting beer for winter solstice Dunkin Donuts creates coffee tasting beer for winter solstice
- December 19, 2017

The beer is being released at the Wormtown brewery with a ceremonial keg tapping on December 21 to celebrate the "darkest day of the year", according to a DD announcement today, while local DD franchise owner Rob Branca and Wormtown will be donating $11,500 to a local food bank. (more...)
Hindu nationalist group warns Christian schools in India against celebrating Christmas Hindu nationalist group warns Christian schools in India against celebrating Christmas
- December 19, 2017

The organization known as the Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM) in Aligarh have reportedly asked Christian schools associated with different dioceses not to celebrate Christmas, claiming that it is a step towards forcing Hindus to convert to Christianity. (more...)
Rubio switches to 'yes' on GOP tax bill, giving it big boost Rubio switches to 'yes' on GOP tax bill, giving it big boost
- December 19, 2017

Both SALT deductions and the MID affect mostly coastal blue states with high taxes and expensive housing markets. "Thus, illegal aliens can still receive billions of dollars in tax credits for their US -born children", Ting wrote in a post on the Center for Immigration Studies website. (more...)
McMaster: 'I don't think we can tolerate' a nuclear North Korea
- December 19, 2017

McMaster's comments come after Tillerson spoke at a special meeting of the UN Security Council on Friday, urging tougher global action to rein in Pyongyang and confronting North Korea's ambassador to the UN over his claims that the USA is to blame for tensions on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
New guidance on sex education is vital, says Union New guidance on sex education is vital, says Union
- December 19, 2017

That is the question ministers are asking parents , young people and campaign groups in an eight-week consultation on the new sex and relationship education guidance launched today. They mostly lack affirmation of their identity and the provision of life-saving safer sex advice. Want to keep up with the latest education news and opinion? "We should be teaching young children broad values of respect and tolerance, not ordering them to accept adult sexual relationships which they are far ... (more...)
Are We Going to War With Iran? Are We Going to War With Iran?
- December 19, 2017

The Houthis are a terrorist group supported by Iran. Macron, critical of recent ballistic missile tests by Iran, floated the idea of additional sanctions against the nation for a military program that Tehran suggests is exclusively defensive. (more...)
NZ court upholds decision to reject media merger to protect democracy NZ court upholds decision to reject media merger to protect democracy
- December 19, 2017

NEW Zealand's High Court today upheld the corporate watchdog's decision to reject a merger between the country's two largest media companies, saying it could pose a "meaningful" risk to democracy. The court indicated the commission was entitled to costs. But, overall, the court backed the commission's handling of the merger investigation. Fairfax NZ chief executive Sinead Boucher said the two companies had sought the merger because they believed it was in the best interests of the New ... (more...)
Train derails from track while moving at 80mph Train derails from track while moving at 80mph
- December 19, 2017

Sound Transit spokesperson Geoff Patrick said contractors tested the new tracks and train signals repeatedly this year: Trains made practice runs at various speeds, up to the speed limit of 79 miles an hour. "They were catapulted to the front of the vehicle and they were pretty badly injured, they were unconscious but still breathing", said Chris Karnes, about other passengers, to ABC News. (more...)
Modi Taking India Back To Medieval Past: Rahul After Elevation Modi Taking India Back To Medieval Past: Rahul After Elevation
- December 19, 2017

They set fire and we douse it. "Stand up to them - and their anger and hatred makes all of you and us stronger", said Gandhi, after taking charge as the Congress president from his mother Sonia Gandhi , who remained at the helm for a record 19 years. (more...)
Fed's Kashkari says voted against rate rise on inflation, yield curve worries Fed's Kashkari says voted against rate rise on inflation, yield curve worries
- December 19, 2017

At her press conference following the conclusion of the FOMC meeting on December 13, Yellen dismissed concerns over a flatter yield curve, saying it was mainly due to higher short-end rates and historically low long-term inflation expectations. (more...)
Attorney had sex with jailed woman; made porn videos, reports say Attorney had sex with jailed woman; made porn videos, reports say
- December 19, 2017

According to deputies, Spark visited 25-year-old inmate Shauna Boselli on November 25 by misrepresenting himself to the jail as her attorney. Spark would offer money in exchange for sex, the sheriff says. "This time we wired the room with audio and video and caught Spark in the attorney visitation room with (the inmate) as they were about to begin the sex act, and he was fully exposed when detectives entered the room". (more...)

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