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Myanmar says two Reuters journalists remanded in custody Myanmar says two Reuters journalists remanded in custody
- December 22, 2017

Suu Kyi does not have any control over the military under the 2008 constitution. The journalists had been reporting on Rakhine state, where the Rohingya population is concentrated. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert reiterated that Tuesday, saying the agency was "deeply concerned about their detention" and was calling for their release. (more...)
Theresa May's ally Damian Green out of UK Cabinet Theresa May's ally Damian Green out of UK Cabinet
- December 22, 2017

The internal investigation also addressed allegations, made by the daughter of a family friend, that Green had made an unwanted advance towards her during a social meeting in 2015, had suggested that this might further her career, and later had sent her an inappropriate text message. (more...)
United Kingdom 'ready to retaliate' against Russian cyber attacks - Borris Johnson United Kingdom 'ready to retaliate' against Russian cyber attacks - Borris Johnson
- December 22, 2017

Boris Johnson has used a visit to Russian Federation to warn Vladimir Putin that Britain is ready and able to retaliate against cyber attacks as the two nations look to fix bilateral relations. The prime minister said in a November speech that the West needed to tackle Putin's regime which had become the biggest threat facing "open economies and free societies" across the globe. (more...)
US House approves $81 billion for disaster aid US House approves $81 billion for disaster aid
- December 22, 2017

Even more is possible, especially for Puerto Rico, where many areas are still without electricity months after Maria struck the island. The House is expected to vote on their spending package on Thursday. "It's the end of the year, and there is no valid reason to further prolong this uncertainty". Cruz lamented the Senate's inaction in a floor speech reminding his colleagues that hundreds of thousands of storm victims are spending Christmas in hotels, shelters and other forms of temporary ... (more...)
Iraqi Kurdish ministers resign amid protests Iraqi Kurdish ministers resign amid protests
- December 22, 2017

Leading opposition movement Gorran withdrew its ministers from the KRG and Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Yousif Mohamed, a party member, resigned in response to recent violence in protest against austerity measures in the province. The protests were sparked by frustration over unpaid salaries to teachers and other civil servants, in addition to the deterioration of basic services and widespread corruption. (more...)
Judge Dismisses Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump Judge Dismisses Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump
- December 22, 2017

The judge dismissed a lawsuit that alleged the president benefits when his properties do business with foreign governments. The lawsuit was brought in NY by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) in the first weekend of the Trump administration. (more...)
Department clears MI cops who cuffed girl at gunpoint Department clears MI cops who cuffed girl at gunpoint
- December 22, 2017

Police were looking for a stabbing suspect when they encountered Honestie, her mother and an aunt. The woman police were seeking was Honestie's aunt, Carrie Manning, who was later arrested a few blocks away for allegedly stabbing her sister. (more...)
NK can pose 'substantial' nuclear threat to USA: leader NK can pose 'substantial' nuclear threat to USA: leader
- December 22, 2017

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un on Friday said his country has achieved rapid development in strategic weaponry and poses "substantial nuclear threat to the US", state news agency reported. Kim reportedly said that the nation is faced with considerable challenges, but he's not discouraged or afraid, and instead is optimistic about the country's progress. (more...)
Por qué la Unión Europea prepara una sanción sin precedentes contra Polonia Por qué la Unión Europea prepara una sanción sin precedentes contra Polonia
- December 22, 2017

Este jueves el presidente polaco, Andrzej Duda , promulgó las dos leyes que reforman el sistema judicial, a pesar de las críticas de Bruselas , y del procedimiento abierto en su contra que podría culminar en la suspensión de su derecho de voto por atentar contra el Estados de derecho. (more...)
Barely One-Third of Americans Would Vote for Trump in 2020 Barely One-Third of Americans Would Vote for Trump in 2020
- December 22, 2017

Just 38 percent of those surveyed said they would vote for a Republican. In the current poll, 53 percent of Republicans and 57 percent of Trump general election voters give the tax plan a thumbs-up, while 67 percent of Democrats and 75 percent of Hillary Clinton voters give it a thumbs-down. (more...)
James Forcillo facing additional charges, including perjury: SIU James Forcillo facing additional charges, including perjury: SIU
- December 22, 2017

Forcillo consented to have his bail revoked and was moved to a Toronto-area jail in November. It's unclear what prompted the additional charges, announced Thursday, but a news release from Toronto police said "after receiving information from the Special Investigations Unit, Toronto Police Service Professional Standards began a separate investigation". (more...)
Let Mueller continue with Russian Federation investigation Let Mueller continue with Russian Federation investigation
- December 22, 2017

But he has regularly railed against an investigation that he calls a partisan " witch hunt ", rejecting any allegations of possible collusion with Russian Federation. "You see a concerted effort out of the White House to undermine the investigation", he said Sunday on ABC News' "This Week". "When we have obtained emails in the course of our ongoing criminal investigation, we have secured either the account owner's consent or appropriate criminal process", Carr said. (more...)
British passports will be blue and gold after Brexit British passports will be blue and gold after Brexit
- December 22, 2017

It also said that people will be able to apply for the "iconic" passports that were "once famous across the globe" before their own expires. Unlike the modern passport, it had a hardcover. The first tangible travel effect of Brexit has been revealed: how passports will change after leaving the European Union. Britain's immigration minister Brandan Lewis announced on Thursday all passports issued after October 2019 will be navy blue in a return to the UK's "old blue" model it had for most ... (more...)
Deadly Mexican bus crash caused by negligence Deadly Mexican bus crash caused by negligence
- December 22, 2017

His wife Barbara and their two daughters were also hurt in the crash after the bus flipped on a two-lane highway heading to the Mayan ruins in Chacchoben, Mexico . Quintana Roo state authorities said 13 people remained in hospital. The bus carrying tourists from cruise ships docked in Mahahual to Mayan ruins flipped over Tuesday morning. (more...)
Senate releases incomplete workplace harassment data Senate releases incomplete workplace harassment data
- December 22, 2017

The data details the amount paid from a Treasury Department fund for discrimination suits against Senator's offices and non-member Senate offices. The types of settlements included sex discrimination, race discrimination, age discrimination and disability discrimination. (more...)
North Korea wants to hit United States with Anthrax-tipped missile North Korea wants to hit United States with Anthrax-tipped missile
- December 22, 2017

The United States also has come to the same conclusion. The Trump administration vowed Tuesday that North Korea would be held accountable for a May cyberattack that affected 150 countries, but it didn't say how, highlighting the difficulty of punishing a pariah nation already sanctioned to the hilt for its nuclear weapons program. (more...)
Erdogan supporters plead guilty to assaulting protesters Erdogan supporters plead guilty to assaulting protesters
- December 22, 2017

The decision by USA authorities to reduce hate crime charges against two individuals who pleaded guilty to assaulting Kurdish protesters near the Turkish Embassy in DC is a travesty of justice, the Armenian National Committee of America ( ANCA ) said in a statement. (more...)
Saturna Capital CORP Has $728000 Position in NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI)
- December 22, 2017

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $58.74. About 435,489 shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. AMP Capital Investors Ltd boosted its position in NXP Semiconductors by 1.0% during the third quarter. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a current ratio of 2.04. (more...)
Convicted killer hears victim's family on prison ride Convicted killer hears victim's family on prison ride
- December 22, 2017

As Jeffrey Willis left a MI courtroom prior to sentencing Monday, he blew a kiss to the family of the woman he murdered three years ago, MLive reports. Jeffrey Willis was convicted in November of the murder of Rebekah Bletsch. "It brings a little bit of peace, a little bit of comfort", Josephson said. (more...)
Cardinal Bernard Law's Death Opens 'Old Wounds': O'Malley Cardinal Bernard Law's Death Opens 'Old Wounds': O'Malley
- December 22, 2017

It is protocol for the Pope to give the "final commendation", or blessing, at a cardinal's funeral when he dies in Rome, Vatican officials told CNN. Since 1950, more than 6,500, or about 6 percent of USA priests, have been accused of molesting children, and the American church has paid more than $3 billion in settlements to victims, according to studies commissioned by the US bishops and media reports. (more...)
$1.04 EPS Expected for Dover Corporation (DOV)
- December 22, 2017

The institutional investor held 14,316 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.15M, down from 19,410 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock of Dover Corporation (DOV ) formed an up wedge with $107.50 target or 8.00 % above today's $99.54 share price. 7,778 were accumulated by Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can. (more...)
Ajit Doval to hold border talks with China counterpart today Ajit Doval to hold border talks with China counterpart today
- December 22, 2017

Mishra said when asked about the SSB's preparations in view of the 73 day-long military standoff between India and China in Doklam last summer. In the 20th round of special representatives' discussion since the establishment of the Special Representatives (SR) mechanism in 2003, Doval and Jiechi are expected to force spotlight on founding ways to sustain peace and harmony along the 4,000-km-long border. (more...)
Opioid Crisis Exploding Numbers And Costs Of Foster Care In Ohio Opioid Crisis Exploding Numbers And Costs Of Foster Care In Ohio
- December 22, 2017

More than 15,500 children are now in foster care, up from about 12,600 four years ago, according to the Public Children Services Association of Ohio. At the current pace, officials say OH could have more than 20,000 kids in foster care by 2020 - requiring an additional $175 million just to find homes for them, according to the report. (more...)
RJD calls for Bihar bandh over sand mining RJD calls for Bihar bandh over sand mining
- December 22, 2017

Demanding immediate withdrawal of the Nitish government's new policies that is billed as the death knell for the sand and gravel mafia in the state, the RJD workers chanted anti-Nitish and anti-Sushil Modi slogans calling the policy an attempt to harm the poor people of Bihar. (more...)
Meghan Markle stuns in Self-Portrait dress at Queen's Christmas lunch
- December 22, 2017

Today's lunch will see Markle reunite with the queen's beloved corgis, who have taken a shine to her. Swire also predicts that Meghan might go for an American designer, such as Caroline Herrera or Oscar de la Renta over a British designer such as Amanda Wakefield. (more...)
Ground broken for Thailand-China railway project after delays Ground broken for Thailand-China railway project after delays
- December 22, 2017

Thai cabinet on Tuesday approved an agreement to start the construction of the first phase of Thailand-China railway on December 21, said Thai Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith during a press conference here on Tuesday. The 253 km project is set to cost some 179 billion baht (5.4 billion USA dollars). Arkhom said that Thailand and China had begun to discuss the second phase. (more...)
Coeur Mining Inc (CDE) Valuation Review
- December 22, 2017

With 633,000 avg volume, 2 days are for Everi Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:EVRI)'s short sellers to cover EVRI's short positions. Publicly-traded company Coeur Mining, Inc . "On Tuesday, August 30 the stock rating was upgraded by IBC to ". D E Shaw stated it has 0.05% in Coeur Mining, Inc . (NYSE: CDE ), but it might not be harder to recover from. (more...)
Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for presents Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for presents
- December 22, 2017

After they pulled the auto over they noticed the smell of marijuana, he said, and the canine alert unit found boxes of the substance in the vehicle. While being questioned, the couple told deputies they were headed to Vermont, and "the marijuana was for Christmas presents ", according to a police report. (more...)
Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons
- December 22, 2017

Police will allege the boat, the Valkoista , arrived at the Port of Geraldton on Thursday about 2am. Simultaneously, three crew members, a 45-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast and two men aged 48 and 45 from South Australia, were arrested when police boarded the " Valkoista ". (more...)
United Nations denounces USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital
- December 22, 2017

President Donald Trump's threat to cut off USA funding to countries that oppose his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has raised the stakes in Thursday's United Nations vote and sparked criticism at his tactics, which one Muslim group called bullying or blackmail. (more...)

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