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Ferne McCann's ex Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years over acid attack Ferne McCann's ex Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years over acid attack
- December 20, 2017

He had been convicted at a hearing in November of five counts of grievous bodily harm with intent and nine counts of actual bodily harm. The 25-year-old threw the corrosive substance at a crowd in Mangle E8 in the early hours of April 17, leaving 16 people suffering with serious burns. (more...)
Airport in Egypt's Sinai targeted while 2 ministers visited Airport in Egypt's Sinai targeted while 2 ministers visited
- December 20, 2017

The attack took place when the Egyptian interior and defense ministers were visiting the city. Terror attacks in Egypt killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers as well as dozens of the Coptic minority since the military toppled former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 due to mass protests against his one-year rule and his now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. (more...)
Changes to employee rights on cards after Brexit Changes to employee rights on cards after Brexit
- December 20, 2017

Millions could lose their paid holidays, and be forced to work ridiculously long hours. Workers in sectors like health and transport are more likely to make risky mistakes if they're overworked and exhausted - so we should all worry about the impact of taking away these legal rights. (more...)
Four die in overnight crashes
- December 20, 2017

Another person died in a single-vehicle crash in rural Otago at about 11pm. A third person died after a collision between a logging truck and vehicle in Waikato, while a fourth was killed in a crash in Tauranga. One person died in another crash in which a logging truck and a auto collided on SH29 at Karapiro. The crash happened at 4.50am on State Highway 29 about three kilometres from State Highway One. (more...)
N.Zealand win toss, bowl at Windies in first ODI N.Zealand win toss, bowl at Windies in first ODI
- December 20, 2017

Kane Williamson has won the toss and New Zealand will bowl first against the West Indies in the first cricket one-day worldwide at Cobham Oval in Whangarei. "Our opening bowlers are extremely good at swinging the ball, so I think there's definitely a challenge for him there", Ferguson told Radio Sport. The trio of Marlon Samuels , Sunil Ambris and Alzarri Joseph have all been ruled out due to injuries. (more...)
Wife of Sabres' head coach enters race to complete Franken's Senate term Wife of Sabres' head coach enters race to complete Franken's Senate term
- December 20, 2017

In a video posted on her Twitter account, Housely played up her deep roots in the state as the daughter of Minnesota school teachers. "I've fought hard for our senior citizens, our veterans, our kids' education and for our unborn". Visit https://t.co/VPnh3TE7mi today! Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's pick to hold the seat until the special election, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, is also expected to run. (more...)
President addresses World Telugu Conference President addresses World Telugu Conference
- December 20, 2017

PVPC Prasad, a delegate from Gujarat, said, "Many Telugu families are settled there, but sadly very few are able to speak Telugu". It can be heard and read and cherished across continents. He said from South Africa to Southeast Asia, Telugu speakers and the Telugu community were acknowledged as achievers. The suggestions made by intellectuals, editors and senior journalists on Telugu development to the notice of the government he said adding that formation of statehood gave rise to Telangana ... (more...)
Teva CEO tells Netanyahu mass layoffs 'painful but absolutely vital' Teva CEO tells Netanyahu mass layoffs 'painful but absolutely vital'
- December 20, 2017

A key request by Israeli leaders was to keep the Jerusalem production plants open. Once a symbol of Israel's industrial successes, the company is now fighting for its survival. Teva's business situation requires immediate and significant action to secure its future, he said. "I am committed to maintaining a strong presence of R&D, as well as preserving most of our existing manufacturing in Israel in the future", he said. (more...)
Hundreds of families receive toys, clothing, food at Salvation Army Kroc Center Hundreds of families receive toys, clothing, food at Salvation Army Kroc Center
- December 20, 2017

It is ready to distribute more than 22,000 toys to local children in need and many of you were a part of it. Sometimes it's the result of a house fire, a job loss or even a change in custody, but Salvation Army works to make sure it's flexible enough to meet unexpected needs, Hackbarth said. (more...)
Sarah Palin Called 911 on Her Son for Allegedly Beating His Father Sarah Palin Called 911 on Her Son for Allegedly Beating His Father
- December 20, 2017

Police said that the father met his son with his pistol at the door upon Track's arrival. He told police the dispute began when Track Palin , 28, called to retrieve his truck. According to the Associated Press , Track does not have an attorney listed for him at this time. "They ask that the family's privacy is respected during this challenging situation just as others dealing with a struggling family member would also request". (more...)
(NYSE:NFX) Position Lessened by Bank of New York Mellon Corp
- December 20, 2017

To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of -0.80% from last close price of 29.61 and act as support or resistance of price limit. 199.90 million shares or 3.61% more from 192.94 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Adell Harriman & Carpenter holds 0% or 53,352 shares. Fulton Bancorp Na accumulated 11,424 shares. (more...)
Steven Naismith hints at Norwich City exit and return to Scottish football Steven Naismith hints at Norwich City exit and return to Scottish football
- December 20, 2017

The Norwich forward has been back training for three weeks after suffering an ankle ligament injury, but admits he might have to look into leaving Carrow Road to get back playing. "For me, missing out in the last two months has been tough knowing that you can't play so when you are fit and ready you want to play as many minutes as you can". (more...)
$0.74 EPS Expected for Zions Bancorporation (ZION)
- December 20, 2017

It has outperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. It has been assigned a low target price of $100 and a high target price of $162. Gabelli Convertible and Income (GCV) has $80.39 million valuation. Contravisory Invest Management Incorporated reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION). News Corporation (NWSA) have shown a high EPS growth of 18.70% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -557.70% yoy. (more...)
Man gets 28 years in plot to behead conservative blogger Man gets 28 years in plot to behead conservative blogger
- December 20, 2017

His attorneys had asked for a sentence of 16 years, followed by a lifetime of supervised release. The group never made the trip, as Wright's uncle, Usaamah Rahim, lost patience and told his co-conspirators that he wanted to kill law enforcement officers in MA. (more...)
Market Insights on Rigel Pharmaceutical (RIGL)
- December 20, 2017

Rigel has begun pre-commercial activities for a potential launch and outlined its plans for a full commercial team of 50-60 individuals. Taking a glance at where the stock might be directed in the future, on a consensus basis, the sell-side has a 52 week price target of $5.8 on the stock, this valuation is based on 5 number of opinions. (more...)
Sarah Sanders: Dems Watched Movie, Talked Taxes With Trump Monday Night Sarah Sanders: Dems Watched Movie, Talked Taxes With Trump Monday Night
- December 20, 2017

During today's White House press briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders was basically asked if President Donald Trump believes aliens exist. "That's actually not the case". "Look, I said that in some ways, particularly on the personal side, the president will likely take a big hit, but on the business side he could benefit", she said. (more...)
Investors Catching Stocks Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)
- December 20, 2017

After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $7.97, OAS sits below its 52-week high. The mean target projections are based on 30 opinions. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS ) opened the session with a $7.9 price tag, later ranging from $7.74 to $8.045, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. (more...)
Santander Consumer Usa Holdings (NYSE:SC) Sellers Covered 20.65% of Their Shorts
- December 20, 2017

Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I now has $6.52 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $18.15. Of those insider trades, 34.6 million shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $0.32 in December 2017 quarter and $0.43 in March 2018 quarter, representing 88.24% and 7.5% growth, respectively. (more...)
Panthers LB Thomas Davis responds to Davante Adams' tweet Panthers LB Thomas Davis responds to Davante Adams' tweet
- December 20, 2017

Asked about Davis' illegal hit on Packers receiver Davante Adams Sunday, Clinton-Dix didn't hide his disappointment. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stepped back and threw an interception in the quarter as Panthers safety Colin Jones picked the pass off and was returning it toward the end zone. (more...)
EPS for Sterling Bancorp (STL) Expected At $0.43
- December 20, 2017

Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 231,765 shares in the company, valued at $5,726,913.15. The stock increased 1.77% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $25.85. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.71, for a total value of $1,336,811.00. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.08%. (more...)
Bijan Ebrahimi murder: 'Institutional racism' by council and police Bijan Ebrahimi murder: 'Institutional racism' by council and police
- December 20, 2017

Mr Ebrahimi was treated with "contempt" by some police officers, while authorities "repeatedly sided with his abusers". While the SBP report said there was no evidence of any individual being intentionally racist towards Mr Ebrahimi, it did find he had been "repeatedly targeted for racist abuse and victimisation by some members of the public". (more...)
Remarks With French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Before Their Meeting Remarks With French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Before Their Meeting
- December 19, 2017

The U.S. and Canada are preparing to host a meeting in January on North Korea's nuclear ambitions, a senior State Department official told reporters . Mr. Tillerson and Ms. Freeland announced the meeting in November after North Korea said it had carried out a missile test that put the USA mainland within reach. (more...)
White House Petition Site Shut Down Temporarily White House Petition Site Shut Down Temporarily
- December 19, 2017

It has confirmed that an updated version of the petition website will go live in the near future. At the time , the White House said that the platform would "give all Americans a way to create and sign petitions on a range of issues affecting our nation". (more...)
Special UN Jerusalem session tomorrow Special UN Jerusalem session tomorrow
- December 19, 2017

Trump abruptly reversed decades of USA policy this month when he recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among Washington's western allies. Palestinians consider at least part of Jerusalem, which is under full Israeli control, as the capital of their future state, and have been infuriated by the decision. (more...)
United States calls for Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorism United States calls for Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorism
- December 19, 2017

Mandated by the Congress, US President Donald Trump yesterday released his first National Security Strategy 2017, according to which the US has asked Pakistan to intensify its counter-terrorism efforts. But what should be worrying for Islamabad is a clear call to end its "support for militants and terrorists" who target U.S. personnel as well as interests in the region. (more...)
Honduran opposition angry at U.S. backing for election decision Honduran opposition angry at U.S. backing for election decision
- December 19, 2017

He also said that while visiting the United States he would meet with representatives of the State Department and human rights organizations to seek a solution to the political crisis which has left at least 18 people dead. Shortly after the electoral tribunal backed Hernandez's victory on Sunday, the OAS said the election did not meet democratic standards. Protesters took to the streets and set up flaming barricades to block roads around the country. (more...)
NYS Trooper Critical After Being Struck By Vehicle While Assisting Disabled Motorist NYS Trooper Critical After Being Struck By Vehicle While Assisting Disabled Motorist
- December 19, 2017

State police say a trooper is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on an overpass leading to the Long Island Expressway near Brentwood. Officials say the driver who hit the 35-year-old trooper stayed at the scene and is cooperating. The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and no charges had been filed as of Monday. (more...)
Pak Army's in-camera briefing highly appreciated by Senators: DG ISPR Pak Army's in-camera briefing highly appreciated by Senators: DG ISPR
- December 19, 2017

The DG was talking to reporters following the in-camera briefing session. He said it was very encouraging to see that all the Senators were fully aware about the prevailing security environment in the country. The DG ISPR, while speaking in Samaa's talk-show "Nadeem Malik Live", said that General Bajwa has not said that Rs.1,000 were distributed among each released protester on the directives of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. (more...)
Two children, aged two and four, go missing in Islington Two children, aged two and four, go missing in Islington
- December 19, 2017

It is urging anyone who has seen Tiffarah and Aiale, or who knows where they are, to immediately call 101 or 999, quoting reference 17MIS054702/04. However, by the time that they visited the address the children were no longer there. "Shortly after 12:00hrs on Tuesday, 19 December, the children were taken to an east London police station and are now being cared for by officers". (more...)
Protests rage in Iraqi Kurdistan Protests rage in Iraqi Kurdistan
- December 19, 2017

Acknowledging that protesters had a "legitimate right" to demonstrate, Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) nonetheless said the targeting of government offices and party headquarters in Sulaimaniya province was unacceptable. In the wake of the overwhelming "yes" vote - pushed through by veteran regional leader Massud Barzani despite worldwide condemnation - federal forces retook swathes of disputed territory from the Kurds. (more...)

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