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Development defeated dynastic politics in Gujarat and HP: BJP Development defeated dynastic politics in Gujarat and HP: BJP
- December 20, 2017

Addressing party workers, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar said the election results have proven that the "bullet train" of development, under Modi's leadership, has emerged victorious. At the "victory celebration" held at the state BJP office in south Mumbai, party workers burst firecrackers and danced to "dhol" beats, shouting slogans praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi . (more...)
Trump to Label China Strategic 'Competitor — Financial Times Trump to Label China Strategic 'Competitor — Financial Times
- December 20, 2017

This added to the concerns in Europe and the USA over China's dumping price policies. Hua was responding after U.S. President Donald Trump - in the first national security strategy blueprint issued since he took power in January -called China and Russian Federation "revisionist powers" seeking to change the worldwide status quo, and "erode American security and prosperity". (more...)
Tech bosses condemned for failure to delete hate posts Tech bosses condemned for failure to delete hate posts
- December 20, 2017

Cooper said the length of the evidence session reflected the MPs' "immense frustration" at the scale of the problem. 'It is about the kind of harassment and abuse that can undermine political debate and undermine democracy'. Cooper moved on to the case of a National Action propaganda video that featured footage of a march in Darlington in 2016. She said: "That process took about eight months with me as chair of a select committee raising the matter with the most senior members of your ... (more...)
China launches nationwide carbon trading system China launches nationwide carbon trading system
- December 20, 2017

This means almost all of China's power plants, about 1,700 companies, will be included. It was promised for 2017, and the nation has delivered just under the wire. He said carbon trading in the seven pilot cities saw transaction value reach 4.6 billion yuan (696.8 million US dollars) as of November, with traded emission quotas exceeding 200 million tonnes. (more...)
Ta-Nehisi Coates deletes his Twitter account amidst debate with Cornel West Ta-Nehisi Coates deletes his Twitter account amidst debate with Cornel West
- December 20, 2017

In a recent essay for The Guardian , West acknowledged that "Coates rightly highlights the vicious legacy of white supremacy", but found his solutions to the problem (such as reparations) lacking. Twitter did, for Coates initially offered a point-by-point rebuttal to the article on his Twitter page. Coates rebutted West's allegations and was defended by others, notably his friend and fellow writer Jelani Cobb . (more...)
BJP looks for new CM in Himachal BJP looks for new CM in Himachal
- December 20, 2017

The office-bearers of the state unit were allowed to take directions only from Holy Lodge, Singh's residence in Shimla . Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) leader Jairam Thakur, who is one of the chief ministerial candidates for Himachal Pradesh , said on Tuesday that he would do whatever the party decides and would work for the development of the state. (more...)
Ordinance banning bump stocks passes through Columbia city council Ordinance banning bump stocks passes through Columbia city council
- December 20, 2017

Mayor Steve Benjamin said while you can still own a bump stock in the city, it will be illegal to use them. "It's time for the good guys with guns to begin to pass some really good policy". Can local government pass such laws? Bump stocks and trigger cranks are firearm attachments that can turn legal guns into weapons that simulate illegal, fully automatic gunfire. (more...)
Did almost 1000 Die When Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico? Did almost 1000 Die When Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico?
- December 20, 2017

In a letter to Rossello, Democratic lawmakers noted that a hotel-voucher program known as Temporary Sheltering Assistance, or TSA, is scheduled to expire on January 15 and that Florida faces a shortage of available affordable housing. Gov. Rick Scott , his Division of Emergency Management, and many Republicans, notably state Reps. Bob Cortes of Altamonte Springs and Rene Plasencia of Orlando, also have been working with the Puerto Rican government, and Scott has waived many of Florida's ... (more...)
Catholic priest in Milwaukee comes out as gay Catholic priest in Milwaukee comes out as gay
- December 20, 2017

Bernadette Parish and was greeted with a standing ovation from his parishioners, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Proclaiming, "I am a Roman Catholic Priest. "He made a choice to walk in Christ's shoes", said Govern, "because he's not going to be accepted by everyone". "I am choosing in my life to not live in secrecy and in the shadows of secrecy that I am a gay priest and a celibate priest". (more...)
Police release cause of deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman
- December 20, 2017

A memorial web page for the Shermans, set up by the United Jewish Appeal Federation of Greater Toronto, has received more than 160 messages of remembrance since Friday, when news of their deaths spread on social media. Sherman may have killed his wife and then took his own life. Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders, leaving a budget committee meeting at City Hall, declined to comment on the case on Monday . (more...)
Amy Smart defends husband Carter Oosterhouse amid sexual misconduct allegations Amy Smart defends husband Carter Oosterhouse amid sexual misconduct allegations
- December 20, 2017

Kailey Kaminsky, who was employed as Oosterhouse's makeup artist in 2008 on the popular show Carter Can , claims she acquiesced to his demands for oral sex when the Oosterhouse threatened her employment. Kaminsky also told The Hollywood Reporter that when she worked with Ooosterhouse, she told two female Carter Can producers about him and "definitely went out of my way to pretend it was something that I was participating in willfully", adding, "It was Stockholm Syndrome-y, ... (more...)
Just the Facts on Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)
- December 20, 2017

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $1.15, down from yesterday's close by -2.54%. About 1.61 million shares traded. Globalstar Inc . (NYSEAMERICAN: GSAT ). Tiaa Cref Mgmt owns 1.82 million shares for 0% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 241,646 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (more...)
Collins: Coverage of tax bill support 'unbelievably sexist' Collins: Coverage of tax bill support 'unbelievably sexist'
- December 20, 2017

Five protesters also were arrested at the Republican senator's Lewiston office by local police Monday and charged with criminal trespassing after they refused to leave, according to the Sun Journal . "I will cast my vote in support of the conference agreement on the tax cuts and jobs act", the Republican senator said. But Collins agreed to back the tax plan after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat McConnell ... (more...)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Increases Holding in Credit Accep Corp Mich (CACC)
- December 20, 2017

Quantum Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Credit Accept Corp Mich for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.44B market cap company. Clinton Grp has invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC). Royal Savings Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC). (more...)
RAF Mildenhall Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired During 'Significant Incident' RAF Mildenhall Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired During 'Significant Incident'
- December 20, 2017

Air Force. He was said to have suffered cuts and bruises during the incident, which happened at around 1pm on Monday. Suffolk Police said shots were fired by American service personnel at the base which was placed on lockdown. Camera IconRAF Mildenhall is a USA air force base, situated in central England. The incident at the Mildenhall Royal Air Force base, which houses the 100th Air refueling Wing and some special-ops squadrons, was not believed to terror-related, a security source ... (more...)
Cintas Corporation (CTAS) Shares Bought by Nordea Investment Management AB
- December 20, 2017

Cintas Corp now has $16.98 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.28% or $2.02 during the last trading session, reaching $160.02. About 229,074 shares traded. Northern Corp owns 877,850 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Wells Fargo upgraded Visa Inc. Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $371,980 activity. (more...)
US Global Investors Inc. Boosts Holdings in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE:PVG)
- December 20, 2017

Cibc Asset Management Inc, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 58,660 shares. (NYSE: PVG ). Advisory Svcs Net Lc invested in 9,600 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 2 with "Buy". H.C. Wainwright maintained Pretium Resources Inc. On Friday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy". (more...)
Ex-police officer convicted of trying to help Islamic State Ex-police officer convicted of trying to help Islamic State
- December 20, 2017

The FBI had been watching Young for years and had informants on him since at least 2010, when they interviewed him about a fellow mosque-goer named Zachary Chesser, according to a criminal complaint . The second informant, who went by "Mo", was the primary figure in the sting operation. Mo told Young about his plans to join the Islamic State and Young told him that he didn't have to do it. (more...)
Donald Trump vows to take on Russian and Chinese meddling Donald Trump vows to take on Russian and Chinese meddling
- December 20, 2017

Trump claimed that a recent Central Intelligence Agency tip-off about a terror attack on a cathedral in Vladimir Putin's hometown of Saint Petersburg had prevented deaths "in the thousands". But in this unorthodox administration, the document had taken on extra significance. Allies will now look to it for clarity about the intentions of the world's pre-eminent economic and military power. (more...)
Crocs, Inc. (CROX)'s Trend Up, Especially After Today's 52-Week High Milestone
- December 20, 2017

Analysts on average have given a price target of $8.93 to Crocs, Inc . stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 2,701 shares. (NASDAQ: CROX ). Moreover, Blackrock has 0% invested in Crocs, Inc . (NASDAQ: CROX ) for 1.65 million shares. The price of Crocs, Inc . (NASDAQ: CROX ). (more...)
Anti-pigeon spikes on trees cause outrage Anti-pigeon spikes on trees cause outrage
- December 20, 2017

She added: "I'm aware that the landowner might be legally within their rights to do this to the trees as they seem to be on private land". 'However, I will be looking into this at the council. She wrote furiously: 'Now birds are not allowed in trees.?!' Anti-bird spikes, normally used to prevent soiling at potential roosting sites such as guttering, window sills and ledges, can be bought on Amazon from just £4.58 per metre. (more...)
Rome's official Christmas tree arrives in mangy state, sparking investigation Rome's official Christmas tree arrives in mangy state, sparking investigation
- December 20, 2017

Almost 50,000 euros (59,000 USD) was spent to transport the already sickly tree to Rome from a forest near the Austrian border some 700 km (434.96 miles) away. Codacons called for investigation into why almost €50,000 (£44,000) was spent to transport the sickly tree to Rome from a forest near the Austrian border 700km (430 miles) away. (more...)
May and Trump discuss Brexit, Yemen and Israel in phone call May and Trump discuss Brexit, Yemen and Israel in phone call
- December 20, 2017

Ms May said she would be in contact with the President over his inflammatory decision on Jerusalem, which sparked protests in the Middle East. Responding to the news, a spokesperson for Jeremy Corbyn said: "It has taken Theresa May two weeks to contact Trump over his unsafe decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, yet she seems to have failed to use the opportunity to call him out for retweeting abhorrent Islamophobic material". (more...)
Prince Harry Takes Over for Prince Philip as Captain General Royal Marines Prince Harry Takes Over for Prince Philip as Captain General Royal Marines
- December 20, 2017

The dedicated Duke has been Captain General since 1953, when he succeeded the Queen's father King George VI. Philip's final duty as Captain-General was to greet outgoing Commandant General Royal Marines Major General Robert Magowan and his replacement Major General Charles Stickland , who both joined the Duke and his grandson at the ceremony. (more...)
(TSE:CET) Had 1 Analysts Last Week
- December 20, 2017

It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Automatic Data Processing from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday. The insider Albinson Brock sold $390,267. Cambridge Trust Co reported 0.68% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 5,500 shares. The average investment rating for ADP on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 3.44 or a Hold. (more...)
Brokers Opinions on: Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR)
- December 20, 2017

Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co sold 65,915 shares as the company's stock rose 10.26% with the market. The Return on Assets figure forDigital Realty Trust, Inc.(NYSE:DLR) shows a value of 1.40% which signifies the percentage of profit Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (more...)
Franklin County Plane Crash Claims Three Lives Franklin County Plane Crash Claims Three Lives
- December 20, 2017

A photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows the wreckage from a small plane crash Saturday night, December 16, 2017, in southeastern Indiana . Right now it is unclear what caused the plane to go down. Investigators recovered the engine and took it to a hanger near the crash site Monday. The surviving dog is being treated by a local veterinarian and is expected to recover. (more...)
'IT' Director's Cut Arriving in 2018 'IT' Director's Cut Arriving in 2018
- December 20, 2017

IT is slated to arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on January 9, and if you haven't done so yet, you can pre-order it off Amazon here . But if you wanted more - a director's cut, for instance, you'll have to wait just a little bit longer. There were rumors floating around about an alternate opening scene in the film where evil clown Pennywise ( Bill Skarsgård ) eats a baby , but reports indicate that this is not part of the deleted scenes on today's digital HD release. (more...)
The next Devil Wears Prada book is coming The next Devil Wears Prada book is coming
- December 20, 2017

In When Life Gives You Lululemons , the focus shifts from Andrea Sachs ( Anne Hathaway's character in the film) to Miranda Priestly's other ex-assistant, Emily Charlton, ( Emily Blunt's character), and we get to delve deeper into her storyline that takes place years into the future from where Devil Wears Prada left off. (more...)
47 newly-elected Gujarat MLAs have criminal cases; 141 crorepatis 47 newly-elected Gujarat MLAs have criminal cases; 141 crorepatis
- December 20, 2017

Party wise, 84 (85 per cent) out of 99 MLAs from BJP, 54 (70 per cent) out of 77 MLAs from INC, 2 (100 per cent) MLAs from BTP and 1 (100 per cent) MLAs from NCP declared assets valued more than Rs 1 crore. When it comes to crorepatis, the Gujarat Assembly will have 141 such MLAs as against 134 in the 2012 Assembly. The average assets per MLA for 99 BJP MLAs analysed is Rs 10.64 crore, 77 INC MLAs (5.85 crore), 2 Bhartiya Tribal Party MLAs (Rs 2.71 crore) and 3 Independents (Rs 53.86 lakh). (more...)

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