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German businesses end 2017 in party mood: IFO German businesses end 2017 in party mood: IFO
- December 20, 2017

Sens. Bob Corker of Tennessee and Marco Rubio of Florida both pledged their support for the bill, sparking optimism the final vote could come before Christmas. The 1.2% jump also marked its biggest one-day percentage gain since July. The Anglo-South African financial services group is selling its United Kingdom wealth business run by veteran fund manager Richard Buxton to a private equity firm for 600 million pounds. (more...)
Coal demand down second year in row, says IEA report Coal demand down second year in row, says IEA report
- December 20, 2017

The IEA singles out India as being the major growing consumer of coal with coal-fired generation expected to grow there by more than 4 per cent per annum until 2022. "The main driver for this apparent contradiction was coal substitution in small industrial and residential boilers; higher efficiency in power, steel and cement industries also helped". (more...)
Body cam video released as FWPD chief terminates 22-year veteran officer Body cam video released as FWPD chief terminates 22-year veteran officer
- December 20, 2017

During an attempt to handcuff the woman and bring her to the ground, Pierce appears to yank her hair. The woman refused to do so, telling the officers that her baby was inside. According to Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, the woman was cooperating with police. "In simple terms, Chief Fitzgerald and the chain of command got this wrong". (more...)
Sterlite Power bags $800 mn transmission project in Brazil
- December 20, 2017

The project will be executed in north of Brazil , in the states of Pará and Tocantins, with more than 1,800 km of transmission lines, the company said in a statement. On Wednesday, the government will hold another power generation auction for projects set to be operational by 2023, and the expectation is that there is also low demand. (more...)
Greek Parliament approves 2018 budget Greek Parliament approves 2018 budget
- December 20, 2017

The parliamentary debate was to wrap up Tuesday with speeches by party leaders, including Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, before a midnight vote. "The country will honor the commitments it has made towards its creditors and will achieve a stable and lasting access to the worldwide markets at favorable rates", he said. (more...)
Scotiabank Reiterates C$18.00 Price Target for First Quantum Minerals (FM) Scotiabank Reiterates C$18.00 Price Target for First Quantum Minerals (FM)
- December 20, 2017

Philip Pascall, chairman and CEO of First Quantum, commented that option agreement provides an opportunity to carry out a detailed assessment of the Pebble project, which he described as "one of the outstanding unmined copper projects in the world" that also includes gold, silver and molybdenum. (more...)
Mystikal Pleads Not Guilty To Rape & Kidnapping Charges Mystikal Pleads Not Guilty To Rape & Kidnapping Charges
- December 20, 2017

The Mind of Mystikal artist was initially in town for the "Legends Of Southern Hip Hop Tour". He is now being held at Cado Correctional Center. His bond is set at $3 million and so far he has been unable to make bail, but he hopes to have the amount reduced when he appears in court again on January 18. (more...)
Parents Upset Over Surprise Ivanka Trump School Visit In Norwalk Parents Upset Over Surprise Ivanka Trump School Visit In Norwalk
- December 20, 2017

However, some parents who disagree with the current president found the visit so upsetting and chose to keep their children home from school that day. "My son Nicolas Guzman is a NECA student and you talked to him today and he's so excited about it", Angela Yaneth Guzman wrote on Trump's Facebook page. (more...)
Snow chances on the rise for the Christmas weekend Snow chances on the rise for the Christmas weekend
- December 20, 2017

The exact path of the storm is still not finalized, but as of Monday afternoon, it appeared that southern Wisconsin will see a mixture of precipitation, transitioning into snow. Saturday: Partly cloudy, high near 24. Showers, clouds and fog kept it damp and cool all morning, but warmer and more humid air blowing north tonight sets the stage for some heavy rainfall and a threat of a few strong thunderstorms. (more...)
France calls for G20 bitcoin debate France calls for G20 bitcoin debate
- December 20, 2017

Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau meanwhile said that any regulation "only makes sense if it happens at the worldwide level". The G20 aims to discuss policy pertaining to the promotion of worldwide financial stability. It is now trading today at $18,900 per coin. "Although bitcoin is not regulated by governments, it could still have a knock-on effect on traditional markets due to the interconnectedness of cryptocurrency markets with other financial assets". (more...)
Billionaire Pinera to return as Chile's president Billionaire Pinera to return as Chile's president
- December 20, 2017

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera will return to power as Chile's president next year, according to virtually complete results from a runoff election held on Monday. But many Chileans have been disillusioned by lagging economic growth during Bachelet's administration, a problem based largely on lower global prices for copper, which is the backbone of Chile's economy. (more...)
China Responds to Trump by Reiterating Willingness to Promote Peace China Responds to Trump by Reiterating Willingness to Promote Peace
- December 20, 2017

Among other issues, he called China and Russian Federation rival powers that seek to challenge the values, influence and wealth of his country, but at the same time, he expressed willingness to establish alliances with these nations. security and prosperity. Trump, according to the senior officials, is also expected to discuss threats he will deem "rogue regimes" such as North Korea, and " revisionist powers " including Russian Federation and China, who aim to change the status quo, such ... (more...)
YouTube star pleads guilty to boyfriend's death in failed stunt YouTube star pleads guilty to boyfriend's death in failed stunt
- December 20, 2017

Monalisa Perez pleaded guilty last week in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend. Perez said she fired a.50-calibre Desert Eagle pistol from about a foot away. The shooting took place outside their home in Halstad. The couple set up a GoPro camera on the back of a auto and put another camera on a nearby ladder, police said. (more...)
Texas general gives update about fight against Islamic State Texas general gives update about fight against Islamic State
- December 20, 2017

Clearing the devices and making the neighborhood livable is but one example of the lengthy reconstruction that awaits in wide swaths of the region. "There has been a tremendous increase in the confidence and will of the Iraqi Security Forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces", Funk said. (more...)
Half of Voters Prefer Democratic-Controlled Congress Half of Voters Prefer Democratic-Controlled Congress
- December 20, 2017

Fifty percent of registered voters want Democrats to control Congress after the 2018 elections, a new poll finds - the highest number in almost a decade. President Donald Trump's approval rating increased by three points to 41%, still an historic low for a modern president finishing out his first year in office. (more...)
PM's secret Santa gift unwrapped PM's secret Santa gift unwrapped
- December 20, 2017

Rebecca Terry has taken to Twitter to share the contents of the gift, which was sent by Jacinda Ardern as part of a nationwide secret Santa scheme run by NZ Post and which sees strangers send gifts to each other. Whilst Australian politics in 2017 has been an endless and cringe-worthy shit-fight (as per usual), our mates across the ditch have had a fairly chull year, with the most notable event the election of their youngest ever Prime Minister in Jacinda Ardern. (more...)
Tillerson, Canadian counterpart to discuss security, other issues Tillerson, Canadian counterpart to discuss security, other issues
- December 20, 2017

I mean, if North Korea has a nuclear weapon, I mean, who are you going to try to prevent getting one? The US can not tolerate a nuclear armed North Korea, America's national security advisor said today, asserting that such a development would pose a grave security threat to the countries in the region and the world. (more...)
Hitachi begins work on new TransPennine Express trains Hitachi begins work on new TransPennine Express trains
- December 20, 2017

As per the deal signed previous year, the manufacturer will produce 19 new five-carriage trains which are expected to enter service in 2019. Most of the maintenance work will be carried out at the firm's depot in Doncaster, South Yorkshire and the firm has said "long-term jobs will also be secured at existing depots in Liverpool, Newcastle and Edinburgh, which all play a role in maintaining the trains". (more...)
USA blames N Korea for WannaCry attack USA blames N Korea for WannaCry attack
- December 20, 2017

North Korea is known to exploit various illicit channels to fund their nuclear and ballistic missile programs. A Facebook spokesman confirmed that the company last week deleted accounts associated with a North Korea-linked hacking entity known as Lazarus Group "to make it harder for them to conduct their activities". (more...)
Ramco-gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) Sellers Increased By 5.08% Their Shorts
- December 20, 2017

The firm has "Underperform" rating by Boenning & Scattergood given on Tuesday, June 28. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 1. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio stated it has 88,981 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust by 300.8% during the second quarter. (more...)
100-foot-long joint rolled by Massachusetts marijuana aficionados 100-foot-long joint rolled by Massachusetts marijuana aficionados
- December 20, 2017

Under state law, adults over the age of 21 can possess up to 10 ounces of marijuana inside their homes and one ounce outside. Shortly before its reveal, an announcer at the event asked the assembled potheads: "Who wants to see a really big joint?" It took the help of 40 people, 3,000 yards of rolling paper, 1,000 grams of cannabis and a month and a half of hard work to complete. (more...)
Juventus hint European sides in Emre Can hunt Juventus hint European sides in Emre Can hunt
- December 20, 2017

Whenever Juventus play away to provincial clubs, they are the most hard, because they put in the performance of a lifetime. This has seen Juventus among the clubs linked with the 23-year-old, and it's now claimed the Italian side are confident of signing the former Bayern Munich youngster. (more...)
CAF Have Scrapped An Award That PSL Players Were Nominated For CAF Have Scrapped An Award That PSL Players Were Nominated For
- December 20, 2017

Brockie, 30, became the first non-African to be nominated for the award due to his exploits as top scorer in the CAF Confederation Cup campaign this season with runners-up SuperSport. "So to be nominated into the top ten was absolutely wonderful and I got a lot of support from my team-mates and family and friends who were also very excited and happy for me. (more...)
Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) Holding Maintained by Polaris Wealth Advisers Llc Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) Holding Maintained by Polaris Wealth Advisers Llc
- December 20, 2017

About 137,451 shares traded or 151.99% up from the average. Citigroup maintained Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) on Monday, October 2 with "Buy" rating . 25 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. (NYSE:SUP). Kbc Group Incorporated Nv reported 0.01% stake. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca reported 129,946 shares. (more...)
The Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) Shares Sold by DnB Asset Management AS
- December 20, 2017

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors has invested 0.01% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. The Average Volume of the company is 3.02 Million, while the Volume of the company in the last trading session was 2.57 Billion. (NYSE:DY) for 11,887 shares. The Montana-based Da Davidson has invested 0% in Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) is 0.021508. This number is calculated by dividing net income after tax by the company's total assets. (more...)
Man gets life in prison for killing NYC police officer Brian Moore Man gets life in prison for killing NYC police officer Brian Moore
- December 20, 2017

Blackwell, you're nothing but a coward", a Queens County Criminal Court judge told him. He was also convicted of attempted murder of 25-year-old Moore's partner, Erik Jansen, and criminal possession of a weapon. Blackwell's defense lawyer has said his client has severe mental illnesses, including paranoia. During the trial, which concluded in November after almost three weeks of proceedings, prosecutors from the Queens district attorney's office sought to portray Mr. (more...)
Woman in Snapchat shooting sentenced to 5 years in prison Woman in Snapchat shooting sentenced to 5 years in prison
- December 20, 2017

In the viral video, Cuellar, 29, is seen shooting a gun outside the auto window as he drives. A woman convicted of indiscriminately firing guns around Houston in a Snapchat video was sentenced Tuesday morning. Tarbutton's mother added that the whole thing is a misunderstanding, claiming her daughter wouldn't have been shooting in the air if she thought anybody could've gotten hurt. (more...)
Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) CFO Sells 12559 Shares of Stock
- December 20, 2017

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500. Bank Of Montreal increased Honeywell Intl Inc (HON) stake by 22.98% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Panel awards relief to stone pelters in J&K Panel awards relief to stone pelters in J&K
- December 20, 2017

India shares a 3,323-km-long border with Pakistan, of which 221 km of the IB and 740 km of the LoC fall in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2016, there were 449 ceasefire violations in which 13 civilians and 13 security personnel were killed. The Jammu and Kashmir government took the step after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh requested the state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to quash all the cases against those booked first time for pelting stones on security forces. (more...)
MI confirms Shea Patterson's transfer from Ole Miss MI confirms Shea Patterson's transfer from Ole Miss
- December 20, 2017

Patterson started all 10 games that he played at quarterback for Mississippi. Meanwhile, the Rebels won't miss him as much as they could, as QB Jordan Ta'amu took over for the injured Patterson midway through the 2017 season and looked excellent. (more...)

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