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Palestinians welcomed : UN General Assembly adopts resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem announcement Palestinians welcomed : UN General Assembly adopts resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem announcement
- December 22, 2017

A total of 128 countries voted in favor of the resolution, nine countries voted against, including the United States and Israel, meanwhile 35 made a decision to abstain, including Canada, Australia and Mexico. "Those of us who support the right of the Jewish people to their homeland, and the equal right of the Palestinian people to their own state, view this act by Trump as a further step on the road away from a two state solution". (more...)
Is QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) a Buy? The Stock Rises Again
- December 22, 2017

QEP Resources's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that QEP Resources will post -0.44 EPS for the current year. Axa invested 0% of its portfolio in QEP Resources, Inc. Recent trading patterns in the stock of QEP Resources, Inc. Connor Clark Lunn Mgmt Ltd reported 271,218 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. (more...)
Three FC Soldiers martyred in cross border firing: ISPR Three FC Soldiers martyred in cross border firing: ISPR
- December 22, 2017

The troops were targeted when they busy in the construction of a new border post at Shunkrai area of Mohmand tribal region near the border with Afghanistan . Pakistani officials have raised their concern with the Afghan government on these cross-border attacks several times. Pakistani security forces are fencing the border with Afghanistan and constructing posts there to stop these attacks and infiltration of militants into Pakistan. (more...)
Maritime agency arrests 28 Indian fishermen Maritime agency arrests 28 Indian fishermen
- December 22, 2017

Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman said Pakistan has chose to release 291 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture. Earlier, Pakistan had also released 68 Indian fishermen on 27 October 2017, he said. Every year, dozens of Pakistani and Indian fishermen are picked up in the Arabian Sea after straying across maritime borders. The fishermen often languish in jail, even after serving their terms, as poor diplomatic ties between the two neighbours mean fulfilling bureaucratic requirements can ... (more...)
Madras High Court notice to Tamil Nadu government Madras High Court notice to Tamil Nadu government
- December 22, 2017

The judge also asked the petitioner the reason for her long wait, till the death of Jayalalithaa, to make such claim. In the high court, their prayer is only to permit them to exhume Jayalalithaa's body and cremate it as per the rituals followed by Vaishnava Iyengar Brahmin community to which the late leader belonged. (more...)
Trudeau violated provisions of ethics legislation by visiting Aga Khan final Christmas Trudeau violated provisions of ethics legislation by visiting Aga Khan final Christmas
- December 22, 2017

In 2015, the prime minister issued a document in which he directed cabinet ministers to not accept travel on "non-commercial chartered or private aircraft for any objective except in exceptional circumstances, and only with the prior approval of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner" and that "any hospitality accepted must strictly adhere to the requirements of the Conflict of Interest Act". (more...)
Fiery Crash Kills 2, Injures at Least 5 in New Jersey Fiery Crash Kills 2, Injures at Least 5 in New Jersey
- December 22, 2017

Four cars involved in the collision burst into flames and were completely consumed by the fire, 4 NY reported, noting that the fires appeared to be the result of gas tanks that were damaged during the crash. The six survivors were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation and the cleanup is causing hours-long delays for holiday travelers. (more...)
Phoenix father bent, bit baby son to stop his crying Phoenix father bent, bit baby son to stop his crying
- December 22, 2017

Angry: Resendiz also allegedly admitted to biting the baby twice because he was frustrated. The child was given CPR by one of the police officers before paramedics arrived at the scene. The attending doctor told police the infant would likely not survive the injuries. He will be in court on December 27. Santangela Turner, a 26-year-old mother from MS, was arrested after saying in texts that she "left (her) infant in the woods next to the apartment complex where she lived" and choked the ... (more...)
CBI failure not restricted to 2G cases CBI failure not restricted to 2G cases
- December 22, 2017

The renowned criminal lawyer from Mumbai said that the widely publicized 2G case trial concluded on Thursday after a marathon seven-year exercise for the quest of truth undertaken by the Special CBI Judge O.P. Only recently, the CBI had faced flak for its probe into the Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj murders, following which the Allahabad High Court acquitted Aarushi's parents, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. (more...)
Hungary's Orban reaffirms determination to counter European Union action against Poland Hungary's Orban reaffirms determination to counter European Union action against Poland
- December 22, 2017

Poland's government has come under fire for introducing thirteen laws in two years to weaken the independence of its judiciary. According to the Guardian, Poland's new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki , in a Twitter Post, stated that, "Poland is as devoted to the rule of law as the rest of the European Union ". (more...)
Clemson cracks 2018 list of best college values Clemson cracks 2018 list of best college values
- December 22, 2017

The magazine's ranking recognizes schools for both academic quality and affordability, specifically measuring factors such as four-year graduation rate, total cost and financial aid. Kiplinger then ranked each school using cost and financial aid measures. The rankings will appear in print in the February 2018 issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance , on newsstands January 9, 2018. (more...)
Texas jobless rate for November at record low of 3.8 percent Texas jobless rate for November at record low of 3.8 percent
- December 22, 2017

Job Fair held by South Texas Workforce Solutions. Both the number of employed residents and those filing for unemployment were virtually unchanged in November, with accommodations and food services seeing the largest gains over the last 30 days. (more...)
Mario Gomez relishing Stuttgart return Mario Gomez relishing Stuttgart return
- December 22, 2017

The 32-year-old was a product of the youth system at Stuttgart, where he made his Bundesliga and worldwide breakthroughs more than a decade ago, memorably firing Die Schwaben to the title in 2006-07. "I know expectations will be high and it is a challenging situation". Gomez, who missed out on a place in Joachim Low's 2014 World Cup-winning squad, added: "I am looking forward to the club, the city, the environment, my family". (more...)
Honduras opposition steps up protests over election Honduras opposition steps up protests over election
- December 22, 2017

However the Organization of American States, which had observers monitoring the election, called for a repeat of the election, saying the official version of the count included "extreme statistical improbability". The first results reported by the electoral court after the November 26 election showed Nasralla with a significant lead over Hernandez with almost 60% of the vote counted. (more...)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)'s Stock Is Sell After More Market Selling
- December 22, 2017

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. Home Depot Inc now has $218.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $38.16. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.9% while institutional stake was 0%. Marshfield Associates owns 44,504 shares or 8.01% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Philadelphia Baby Attacked By Raccoon Inside Family Home, Say Parents Philadelphia Baby Attacked By Raccoon Inside Family Home, Say Parents
- December 22, 2017

Philadelphia animal control workers have searched the area and put out a trap to catch the raccoon so a similar incident doesn't happen again, WTXF reports. "It needs to be shut down". Neighbors had said that raccoons were very common in the neighborhood, and Rodgers had reported a sighting to her landlord before the attack. (more...)
Ukraine detains PM's aide suspected of being Russian agent Ukraine detains PM's aide suspected of being Russian agent
- December 22, 2017

More than 16,000 Ukraine-Russian-backed fighters ceasefire violations have transpired in the last few days, the news agency learned from monitoring groups from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. She added that "the action that's been taken is a matter for the Ukrainian authorities". "The United States calls on Russian Federation to put an end to the attacks in eastern Ukraine, withdraw its forces and heavy weapons from the sovereign territory of Ukraine, and agree to a ... (more...)
Gov. Kasich signs bill prohibiting OH abortions based on Down syndrome diagnosis Gov. Kasich signs bill prohibiting OH abortions based on Down syndrome diagnosis
- December 22, 2017

The measure was voted out of both chambers in recent weeks, and in both cases, the bills were fast-tracked through the committees in opposing chambers. Kasich's action was a victory for the anti-abortion group Ohio Right to Life, which argued it will prevent discrimination based on misinformation. A statement from the American Civil Liberties Union of OH on Friday said Kasich signed a "blatantly unconstitutional bill". (more...)
Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF's Pier 39 Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF's Pier 39
- December 22, 2017

He singled out Pier 39, knowing that it was a "heavily crowded area". Jameson is also said to have posted about his radical beliefs on social media and stated his support for the October 31 terror attack in NY that killed eight people. According to the complaint, Jameson expressed support for the terror attack in New York City where a man killed eight people on October 31 when he drove onto a bike path with a rented pickup truck. (more...)
Apache Corp (APA) Holding Boosted by Edinburgh Partners Ltd
- December 22, 2017

The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 16.48 Million. Its mean Altman Z-Score: 0.97 during the last 7 years, while average Beneish M-Score: -2.91 during the last 7 years. ( NYSE APA ) opened at $43.31 on Friday. It also increased its holding in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) by 4,755 shares in the quarter, for a total of 83,331 shares, and has risen its stake in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). (more...)
Ukraine And Russia Both Claim Victory In Gas Dispute Ukraine And Russia Both Claim Victory In Gas Dispute
- December 22, 2017

Since Russia's illegal annexation of the Crimea region in 2014, Ukraine has been wracked by conflict in its eastern areas with Russian-backed separatists, leading to more than 10,000 deaths, according to the UN. The court also ordered Naftogaz to take and pay for 5 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas a year beginning with 2018. A court in Slovakia has arrested gas supplies destined for Ukraine over an unpaid debt dating back a decade. (more...)
Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows
- December 22, 2017

Tim Kaine, D-Virginia. Or if you don't want to solve the problem. And Shelby, who was given the information in his role as head of the Rules panel, is in talks with his Democratic counterpart on releasing the data as Kaine vows to "start raising hell" to shake it loose. (more...)
Border Patrol Agents Tricked into Providing Protection for Convicted Drug Smuggler Border Patrol Agents Tricked into Providing Protection for Convicted Drug Smuggler
- December 22, 2017

But it has been revealed that the groom is barred from Mexico because he is a convicted drug smuggler, now awaiting his sentencing in San Diego federal court after he was caught smuggling 43 pounds of heroin, 47 pounds of methamphetamine and 43 pounds of cocaine back in February, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported . (more...)
Man Tries to Blow Himself up in Manhattan Brownstone Man Tries to Blow Himself up in Manhattan Brownstone
- December 22, 2017

No one else, including the Welsh family, was in the building at the time of the blast, police said. The man sustained a minor injury to his leg and was taken to St. The building was deemed "structurally sound", according to police. He was later taken into custody and charged with arson. Police said they are now investigating the incident as a domestic abuse case because of ongoing marital issues that may have led to the man's suicide attempt. (more...)
Cummings Praises FBI's McCabe As a 'Guardian of Democracy' Cummings Praises FBI's McCabe As a 'Guardian of Democracy'
- December 22, 2017

Some Republicans suspect it was used to obtain a FISA warrant and open an investigation into Trump's campaign. He said on more than one occasion that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had worked hard to verify the dossier, telling lawmakers that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had at one point sent investigators to London as part of the effort. (more...)
Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas
- December 22, 2017

There was no weapon found with the woman at the scene, and she doesn't appear to be armed, Salazar said. "She was pointing that weapon at the deputy". One of the bullets struck Prescott, who was inside the home with two adults and another child. The boy was sitting inside the trailer when he was struck in the abdomen by a stray bullet that pierced the wall. (more...)
Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing
- December 22, 2017

She said her daughter still keeps the curtains in her bedroom closed and that she was "different" after was released from hospital. The plea agreement called for Geyser to enter the plea, and then for Bohren to find her not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect, meaning she would ultimately not be held criminally responsible for the attack. (more...)
Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin
- December 22, 2017

In a new interview with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer , Stein clears up any misgivings about her trip to Russia--something Stein has also addressed in a Facebook live video . Earlier this month, Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation over conversations he had with Russia's ambassador last December. (more...)
Tompkins County residents should pay their taxes right now
- December 22, 2017

Betsy McClain, town clerk for Hanover, said on Friday that "conservatively, a dozen people" had called the town tax collector asking if this was possible. However, the San Francisco Treasurer's Office wanted to be clear that paying taxes early may not be the best solution for everyone. Not all municipalities in the region allow residents to pre-pay taxes, however, which in New Hampshire requires city council, board of selectmen or town meeting approval. (more...)
Fastenal Co (FAST) Stake Maintained by Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc
- December 22, 2017

The stock increased 0.81% or $2.68 during the last trading session, reaching $331.66. About 6.88M shares traded or 72.61% up from the average. Tesla, Inc. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of General Mills, Inc. The rating was maintained by Avondale with "Market Perform" on Thursday, April 7. (more...)

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