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NY Union Protestors Bird-Dog de Blasio in Iowa NY Union Protestors Bird-Dog de Blasio in Iowa
- December 20, 2017

New York's Court of Appeals approved Mayor de Blasio's plan to allow the Water Board to grant some financial relief for more than 664,000 NY homeowners. When he arrived in Des Moines , however, he was confronted with more pedestrian matters. De Blasio emphasized he can balance such a national role alongside his job as mayor. (more...)
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Supports Same-Sex Marriage Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Supports Same-Sex Marriage
- December 20, 2017

At the LGBTQ gathering, Duterte said "I said I am for same-sex marriage if that is the trend of the modern times". On a political and social level, the Philippines has a complicated relationship with the LGBTQ community. "That's for them. That can't apply to us because we are Catholics". "Why impose a morality that is no longer working and nearly passe", he continued, claiming "there will be no oppression" while he's president. (more...)
Police to step up patrols during holidays Police to step up patrols during holidays
- December 20, 2017

In addition to drunk driving patrols, state police will be watching for distracted drivers and motorists who violate the "Move Over Law", which requires drivers to exercise extreme caution when passing vehicles that are stopped on the side of the road. (more...)
Province ends grizzly bear hunt throughout all BC Province ends grizzly bear hunt throughout all BC
- December 20, 2017

According to Donaldson, 78 per cent of nearly 4,200 respondents called for an end to the hunt altogether. First Nations, who hunt the grizzly for food, cultural or ceremonial reasons, are exempt from the ban. The ban on grizzly hunting, however, fails to address the destruction of grizzly habitat in B.C. - the predominant threat to the species, said Adam Ford, Canada research chair in wildlife restoration ecology at the University of British Columbia. (more...)
Atletico files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against Barcelona over Griezmann Atletico files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against Barcelona over Griezmann
- December 20, 2017

Griezmann has been linked with a number of clubs, including Manchester United . It opens the door for Jose Mourinho to swoop for the 26-year-old. The Madrid based side pointed out that Griezmann extended his contract with them until the end of June 2022 in the summer. (more...)
Man arrested after security incident at U.S. airbase in Britain's Suffolk
- December 20, 2017

During the lockdown, personnel on the base were instructed to hide in the offices, lock their doors, switch the lights off, and close their windows and curtains, according to U.S. RAF Mildenhall is about 70 mils southeast of London. According to local media reports, a man was arrested after allegedly attempting to drive through an entry point at the airforce base and shots were fired by US service personnel. (more...)
Council Tax Could Rise To Pay For Local Police Council Tax Could Rise To Pay For Local Police
- December 20, 2017

Officers are under pressure to deal with high harm, hidden crimes like domestic abuse, modern slavery and child sexual exploitation. The Tax Payers Alliance says Council Tax has almost doubled in the last decade and it's not fair to ask residents to plug funding gaps and Diane Abbott, the Shadow Home Office Minister is sceptical about the plans. (more...)
Idaho to Move Kids to Medicaid if Congress Doesn't Save CHIP Idaho to Move Kids to Medicaid if Congress Doesn't Save CHIP
- December 20, 2017

What happens is uncertain because those kids on the CHIP program come from families making too much to be on the state's Medicaid program TennCare. State Representative Chris England of Tuscaloosa says as many 100,000 children in the state of Alabama could be left without insurance if something isn't done. (more...)
Germany condemns Houthi's firing missile at Saudi Arabia Germany condemns Houthi's firing missile at Saudi Arabia
- December 20, 2017

Haley told a council meeting on implementation of the resolution that endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran that in the coming days the United States will explore a number of options with council members to pressure the Iranians 'to adjust their behavior'. (more...)
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 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...)

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