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Immigrant rights group sues ICE over Somali deportation bid Immigrant rights group sues ICE over Somali deportation bid
- December 20, 2017

Farah Ali Ibrahim, a 30-year-old man who came to the United States about two years and who has been seeking asylum, said an immigration agent kicked him on the head and stepped on his hand. It said all detainees were screened upon arrival in a Florida detention center by healthcare professionals, who noted no injuries. At a press conference in Minneapolis last week, several friends and family members of the detainees outlined the reported abuse by ICE agents during a plane ride from ... (more...)
City of Lubbock Christmas Closures 2017 City of Lubbock Christmas Closures 2017
- December 20, 2017

Regular hours for the city will resume on Tuesday. Dallas County and Buffalo city offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 26. Refuse collection for Tuesday, December 26 will be collected on Wednesday, December 27. There will be no yard waste collection on Wednesday, December 27, but if a resident has a can or bag of yard waste at the curb, it will be collected with regular trash. (more...)
Strong second half powers #3 ASU to 11th straight victory — ASU Basketball Strong second half powers #3 ASU to 11th straight victory — ASU Basketball
- December 20, 2017

Playing that zone defense, the Lancers (3-9) made a decision to contain the Sun Devils' (11-0) penetration as much as possible and force their dynamic guards to beat them from deep. 344 team in the KenPom rankings, clanging one shot after another against their zone. As a team, the Sun Devils shot 33 percent at the half while converting just 27 percent of their looks from the three-point line. (more...)
First Details About Call of Duty: WWII's The Resistance DLC Announced First Details About Call of Duty: WWII's The Resistance DLC Announced
- December 20, 2017

This DLC map pack focuses heavily on the French Resistance and the numerous attempts they made to overthrow the Nazi regime in their country. In the video, developers from Sledgehammer Games talk about the new multiplayer maps, as well as the next War Mode map and the new Nazi Zombies content. (more...)
Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas suspended Kerala DGP Jacob Thomas suspended
- December 20, 2017

However, reacting on his suspension order, Thomas said he had only talked about corruption on the Anti-Corruption Day and that he can not be silenced with this action. They have the power. According to official sources, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had directed suspension of the officer under the relevant sections of All India Service Rules as some of his recent remarks had shown the state government in poor light. (more...)
Buckeye PD: Mom shot 2-year-old boy, hospitalized with stab wounds Buckeye PD: Mom shot 2-year-old boy, hospitalized with stab wounds
- December 20, 2017

She was arrested after being treated at the hospital for apparent self-inflicted stab wounds to her neck. Alyssa's mother also confirmed to the police that her daughter had held the gun to her temple before proceeding to stab herself. Alyssa was absent from her initial court hearing, which took place at the 4th Avenue Jail. Neighbor Jeff Morris told KSAZ that he initially expected the disturbance to be attributed to an accidental shooting. (more...)
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP) Now Covered by Instinet
- December 20, 2017

It has underperformed by 22.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $782.00 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Dec, 18 by Barchart.com. Highbridge Cap Mgmt Ltd Co invested in 0.01% or 46,131 shares. (NASDAQ:SCMP). Millennium Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (more...)
(NASDAQ:COHR) Stake Lessened by Elk Creek Partners LLC
- December 20, 2017

About 40,228 shares traded. Coherent, Inc. ( COHR ) has risen 187.82% since December 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 171.12% the S&P500. Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its position in Coherent by 4.2% during the second quarter. State Teachers Retirement Systems invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Coherent, Inc. (more...)
Naxals attack railway station in Bihar, abduct two officials Naxals attack railway station in Bihar, abduct two officials
- December 20, 2017

However, there are no reports of any casualties as yet. According to reports, the Naxals have also abducted two railway officials, including the assistant station master. Eastern Railway spokesperson Ravi Mahapatra told IANS that after the attack, the Gaya-Jamalpur passenger train, which arrived at the Masudan station at 11.39 p.m. (more...)
Florida Police Officer Clings to Suspect's Car During Attempted Getaway Florida Police Officer Clings to Suspect's Car During Attempted Getaway
- December 20, 2017

The incident began when a local resident called police, anxious about two people passed out inside a auto. As more officers from several agencies and the Florida Highway Patrol joined the chase, they were able to stop the vehicle around 9 a.m. (more...)
More than 30 dead in Philippines due to slow-moving storm More than 30 dead in Philippines due to slow-moving storm
- December 20, 2017

Samar and Leyte, with a combined population of about 4.5 million, had borne the brunt of Haiyan in 2013, which left more than 7,350 people dead or missing. The station broadcast images of flooded streets and corrugated iron roofing sheets flying off homes. The government expects the storm to move away from the Philippines on Tuesday. (more...)
What's Next for NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR) After Achieving 52-Week High?
- December 20, 2017

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Co holds 0% or 11,602 shares. It has underperformed by 14.03% the S&P500. Raymond James upgraded NETGEAR, Inc . NetGear (NASDAQ:NTGR) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. (more...)
Conor McGregor wants a Conor McGregor wants a "real fight" and says "F" WWE
- December 20, 2017

This weight division is a little bit weird right now, but I'm going to change this at the end of the year. Classic Conor. It's gonna be amusing when he comes back to UFC and gets beat. However, coupled with McGregor's latest statements to TMZ that he wants a "real fight" and plans "MMA next", fans have reason to get excited. "Georges will come back for a big, exciting fight". (more...)
Etihad to suspend flights to Tehran in January
- December 20, 2017

The decision, part of the airline's strategy review, will come into effect from January 24, said a report in Reuters. It is also reported that in the period from December 25, 2017 to January 23, 2018, the number of flights from Abu Dhabi to Tehran will decrease from five to two per week. (more...)
New species inspires a cartoon strip so children will help protect it New species inspires a cartoon strip so children will help protect it
- December 20, 2017

The new finds also include a new vibrantly coloured frog, a striped loach, a snake and a bent-toed gecko. This brings the total new species of plants, birds, mammals, reptiles, fish and amphibians discovered in the region between 1997 and 2016 to 2,524. (more...)
Thomas Fire 45 percent contained, destroys Montecito homes
- December 20, 2017

Forest Service wrote Saturday morning. Almost 8,500 personnel using almost 1,000 engines and 32 helicopters were battling the fire , which was 40 per cent contained on Saturday evening. "With the forecasted winds, temperatures are expected to be cooler and relative humidity higher allowing for favorable firefighting efforts", the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire ) said in a statement. (more...)
Governors Fayose, Yari Openly Disagree Over $1 Billion to Fight Boko Haram Governors Fayose, Yari Openly Disagree Over $1 Billion to Fight Boko Haram
- December 20, 2017

He said: "We (governors) agreed to forfeit $1 billion of our own share of excess crude, which we are going to back up with state assembly resolution at a later time". The Governor also said that N5 billion was spent on Niger Delta during the time of the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. Osinbajo added that during the summit about two months ago, issues of various security challenges across the country as kidnapping, small arms trafficking, terrorist activities of Boko Haram in the North ... (more...)
Homelessness in England 'a national crisis', say MPs
- December 20, 2017

Moran said: "Soaring levels of homelessness have meant even many people in work are now finding themselves on the streets or in temporary accommodation". "I have been fortunate to meet with so many groups and volunteers who have shone, and continue to shine, a light of hope into the lives of some of our most marginalised people". (more...)
Charge dropped against 94-year-old woman arrested for not paying rent Charge dropped against 94-year-old woman arrested for not paying rent
- December 20, 2017

Juanita Fitzgerald was repeatedly asked to pack up her belongings and clear out of the Franklin House specialized living community but she refused to do so. Fitzgerald is then finally put in the back seat of the police auto after her efforts to resist being evicted. Fitzgerald countered that she had previously attempted to pay rent that the facility rejected, though Twinem has said Fitzgerald only presented a partial rent payment. (more...)
Plainfield, Conn. active shooter suspect found dead in woods Plainfield, Conn. active shooter suspect found dead in woods
- December 20, 2017

Police said Plainfield officers and state troopers responded to a call in the Black Hill Road and Deibler Lane area of a man with a firearm. Police continued to search for the suspect until he was found dead in the woods around 7 p.m. Route 14 was closed due to police activity but has since reopened, CT DOT said. At the request of the Danielson State's Attorney's Office, Detectives from Central District Major Crime responded to the scene and have assumed the investigation under the ... (more...)
Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh resumes services after 10 days Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh resumes services after 10 days
- December 20, 2017

The backlash was so severe that the government chose to cancel the license of the hospital, but the officials reached the appellate authorities, which put a stay on the order, thus allowing the hospital to resume its services. "We do not want to interfere in the functioning of private hospitals". "This has not happened for the first time. And, the appeal was filed today". (more...)
Man Found Dead In Home That Caught Fire In Queens
- December 20, 2017

The man's body was found inside the building after the fire had been extinguished, officials said. An autopsy will determine if the fire killed him, or if he died from a different cause. "It's really sad this time of the year to lose a home and a life", said Andis Boyce, who lives nearby. Sources said a preliminary investigation showed no signs of foul play in the death, though there was no word on case of the fire. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Will Allow Women to Drive Motorcycles and Trucks Saudi Arabia Will Allow Women to Drive Motorcycles and Trucks
- December 20, 2017

While the mansion looks like a 17th-century chateau in the style of the famous nearby palace, it is in fact a relative new-build erected on the site of an existing property that was bulldozed. He also owns a 620-acre estate in Conde-Sur-Vesgre, known as "Le Rouvray", an hour outside of Paris. Saudi-watchers say it is risky for Crown Prince Mohammed to jail enemies for corruption and tout fiscal conservancy at home , especially as oil prices drop, while he continues to pay record prices to ... (more...)
TheStreet Upgrades Compass Minerals International (CMP) to "B"
- December 20, 2017

The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $91.88. (NYSE:BKS) has declined 38.50% since December 19, 2016 and is downtrending. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc increased Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) stake by 20.4% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE:CMP) for 77 shares. Geode Mgmt Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (more...)
Final result tally of Himachal Pradesh election 2017 Final result tally of Himachal Pradesh election 2017
- December 20, 2017

Dhumal is a former chief minister and is the father of BJP's Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur. Sons of two Congress stalwarts are making debut in HP politics, Vikramaditiya Singh son of outgoing Congress chief minister (CM) Virbhadra Singh and Ashish Butail son of outgoing Vidhan Sabha speaker Brij Bihari Lal Butail. (more...)
Oklahoma State Health Department under investigation Oklahoma State Health Department under investigation
- December 20, 2017

Deborah Nichols, who resigned from the agency on November 30, testified before the House Special Investigation Committee looking into financial mismanagement at the agency. Also Tuesday afternoon, a war of words between Doerflinger and Jones. Finance Secretary Preston Doerflinger has been named interim health commissioner. (more...)
Produce recall targets apples sold in MI stores Produce recall targets apples sold in MI stores
- December 20, 2017

The following apples are recalled: Honeycrisp apples in two-pound clear plastic bags; Gala, Fuji, and Golden Delicious apples in 3-pound clear plastic bags; Fuji and Gala apples in 5-pound red-netted mesh bags; and Gala, Fuji and Honeycrisp apples that were tray-packed/individually sold. (more...)
Waters Corp (WAT) Holding Held by Fundsmith Llp
- December 20, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $197.52, for a total value of $4,344,847.44. It has outperformed by 38.10% the S&P500. Mackenzie Financial Corp lifted its position in shares of Waters Co. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Waters by 0.7% in the second quarter. Huntington Natl Bank reported 473 shares stake. Independent Consultants Incorporated has 226 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. (more...)
Canada synagogues get hate mail saying 'Jewry must perish' Canada synagogues get hate mail saying 'Jewry must perish'
- December 20, 2017

The letter contained wording "Jewry Must Perish" and was accompanied by a bleeding Star of David with a swastika in the middle. Officers are "absolutely" treating the incidents as hate crimes, said Staff Sgt. Debby Shoctor, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Edmonton, said receiving the hateful mail during Hannukkah is particularly disconcerting. "Equality is a value Albertans cherish, which makes our province a place of home and opportunity for all". (more...)
High school replaces term 'freshmen' with 'first years'
- December 20, 2017

Easthampton High School wrote in their handbook that "for the goal of class meetings and activities, including the class dues, students will be considered first years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors". The investigation led to the hiring of a school diversity officer as well as training to promote inclusion and diversity. A recent report by the office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey found years of racially-biased discipline and bullying at Easthampton High School. (more...)

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