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Israeli soldiers just arrested this iconic teenage Palestinian activist Israeli soldiers just arrested this iconic teenage Palestinian activist
- December 23, 2017

Ahed published a video on her Facebook page on Friday, showing her expelling two soldiers from the yard in front of her family house; the video shows her slapping, kicking and pushing one of the soldiers. Reporters followed them everywhere. The statement said: "Given his severe disability, which must have been clearly visible to those who shot him, his killing is incomprehensible - a truly shocking and wanton act". (more...)
BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again
- December 23, 2017

Rupani and his ministers had tendered in their resignations to Governor O P Kohli on Thursday, following the dissolution of the legislative assembly. Mr Rathod, who has declared unconditional outside support to the BJP without joining the party, also attended the BJP MLAs' meeting at its headquarters to elect their leader. (more...)
Swiss regulator: JP Morgan violated money-laundering rules
- December 23, 2017

Swiss authorities, along with counterparts in the United States and Singapore, opened investigations after money went missing from the fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad, known as 1MDB. According to Finma, JPMorgan's Swiss unit helped several individuals tap into the fund, transferring "hundreds of millions of dollars" that were meant to be used for 1MDB's purchase of a company to the personal account of someone tied to a 1MDB business partner. (more...)
Universal Display Corp (OLED) Shareholder Dsam Partners Llp Has Cut Its Stake
- December 23, 2017

Dsam Partners Llp who had been investing in Universal Display Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.26B market cap company. The semiconductor company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.19. Zacks downgraded Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:OLED) on Tuesday, August 11 to "Hold" rating. (more...)
California wildfires: Mandatory evacuation orders called off California wildfires: Mandatory evacuation orders called off
- December 23, 2017

The December firefight has remained daunting throughout the month due to dry weather conditions and hurricane-strength winds that have fueled the wildfire's growth along the coast. It's torched an area larger than New York City. That's how much money has been spent fighting the Thomas Fire, according to Cal Fire. And the cost is sure to grow, given the inferno was 65% contained as of Thursday night. (more...)
Governor nominates Tassaduq Mufti as MLC, accepts Andrabi's resignation Governor nominates Tassaduq Mufti as MLC, accepts Andrabi's resignation
- December 23, 2017

Meanwhile, sources said Minister of State for Haj and Auquaf, Syed Farooq Andrabi, had resigned from the council of ministers, citing "personal reasons". Sources said the nomination followed a detailed clarification from the government to some queries raised by the Governor in the matter. "Nothing of that sort has been communicated to us, as of now". (more...)
Supreme Court to hear plea on pictorial warning on tobacco packages Supreme Court to hear plea on pictorial warning on tobacco packages
- December 23, 2017

Owing to non-availability of the Karnataka High Court judgment, quashing the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of the packaging space, the Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear a petition seeking stay on it on January 8. (more...)
Indian Arrows eyeing win against Gokulam Kerala FC Indian Arrows eyeing win against Gokulam Kerala FC
- December 23, 2017

The only flaw in the Arrows midfield was Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup hero Jeakson Singh who was hardly able to make an attack or stop the rival forwards when needed. "Minerva was quite consistent and they were quite physical, they were well organised and that's why they are the league leaders. We lost to the brilliance of Chencho but collectively our team held our own", Matos replied when asked about the losses. (more...)
Gujarat elections 2017: BJP's vote share rise hides future threat from Congress Gujarat elections 2017: BJP's vote share rise hides future threat from Congress
- December 23, 2017

The twin verdicts are a defeat of the "politics of dynasty, casteism and appeasement" and a win for his party's politics of performance, he said, adding that Indian democracy was entering a new era. The fall in seats won when read in conjunction with the rise in vote share suggest that the BJP won by wide margins in a handful of seats while thinning the margin in some. (more...)
Dramatic images show house destroyed in Leeds explosion Dramatic images show house destroyed in Leeds explosion
- December 23, 2017

A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: 'Two men have been taken to hospital where they are being treated for injuries not believed to be life threatening. The 28-year veteran added: 'I have never seen or experienced anything like that before'. "It was the man who lived in the flat". "I took my jacket off and got a blanket". (more...)
United States has marginalised itself: Macron United States has marginalised itself: Macron
- December 23, 2017

Macron said at the news conference that Americans have been marginalized in the peace negotiations but he will not make the same mistake. Unlike former Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who expressed his wish in November 2014 that France recognizes "without delay" the state of Palestine in case of failure of the French initiative to revive the peace process, Macron has repeatedly showed he is against such an approach. (more...)
Widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter due in federal court for hearing Widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter due in federal court for hearing
- December 23, 2017

Her husband, Omar Mateen , killed 49 people and injured dozens more at Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016, and was shot and killed by police after a three-hour standoff. Statements that appear to be initialed by Salman and entered into evidence reveal that her husband, Omar Mateen , had been planning a jihadist attack for two years and the couple had driven around Pulse during the week before the massacre. (more...)
Annus horribilis? 2017 has been a success, says a defiant Theresa May Annus horribilis? 2017 has been a success, says a defiant Theresa May
- December 23, 2017

The Prime Minister said that she is "in it for the long-term" and insisted that she is "doing the job that I believe is right for the British people". May said she was amused when she heard herself referred to as "Madam Brexit" in Poland. "Look, I am going to deliver on Brexit". "I'm in it for the long term", May said when asked if she will lead her party into the next general election, scheduled for 2022. (more...)
Sheriff: Pit bull that mauled, killed owner had history of aggression
- December 23, 2017

They are now in the lab awaiting a necropsy, which Agnew says will not happen until after Christmas. Stephens' body was found in a wooded area in the 2200 block of Manakin Road around 8:15 p.m. While Stephens had raised Tonka since he was a puppy, her other dog Pacman was initially adopted by another young woman. Earlier this week, in response to disbelief that the dogs would kill their owner and rumors that perhaps Stephens had been murdered, Agnew described the grisly scene deputies ... (more...)
'Rolling Stone' Sells Majority Interest To Penske Media Corporation 'Rolling Stone' Sells Majority Interest To Penske Media Corporation
- December 23, 2017

Penske is expected to increase Rolling Stone's presence in live music events, which could mean a stronger presence at festivals such as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Lollapalooza Chicago, and Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. (more...)
Westland man, 22, charged with killing mother Westland man, 22, charged with killing mother
- December 23, 2017

He was arraigned Friday and jailed on a count of first-degree murder, which carries a mandatory life sentence. Paul's probable cause conference is slated for January 4 and his preliminary exam hearing on Jan.11, police said. He engaged in a struggle with police and was shot once in the thigh but survived. Paul fled, but police caught up to him on Randy Drive in Westland, a block east of Donna, and he was arrested. (more...)
D-backs close to signing closer Yoshihisa Hirano D-backs close to signing closer Yoshihisa Hirano
- December 23, 2017

The team has not yet announced the signing. Instead of being ready to return from surgery during the 2008 season, when Orix reached the postseason for the first time since 1996, Hirano delayed surgery until the end of March and he missed the entire season. (more...)
Worth Watching Stock Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)
- December 23, 2017

The regular trading started at $27.31 but as the trading evolved, the stock receded, finishing the session with a fall of -0.92%. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -4.70% and performed -1.39% over the last six months. (more...)
Thousands of federal inmates are in the United States illegally, administration says Thousands of federal inmates are in the United States illegally, administration says
- December 23, 2017

The policy under discussion would send parents to adult detention facilities, while their children would be placed in shelters designed for juveniles or with a " sponsor ", who could be a relative in the United States, though the administration may also tighten rules on sponsors. (more...)
Melbourne attack has no link to terrorism: Malcolm Turnbull Melbourne attack has no link to terrorism: Malcolm Turnbull
- December 23, 2017

Turnbull said almost half of the 19 people injured in Thursday's attack were foreign nationals. Turnbull labelled the act "despicable and cowardly" but said it was "an isolated incident" as the suspect had no links to "any political issues or extremist groups". (more...)
DeSantis 'Would Make a Great Governor of Florida' DeSantis 'Would Make a Great Governor of Florida'
- December 23, 2017

Now, Trump tweeting while watching Fox is obviously nothing new . Back in August, the 39-year-old DeSantis proposed a six-month time limit on funding for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and Trump or his associates. (more...)
EPS for SEI Investments Co. (SEIC) Expected At $0.61
- December 23, 2017

Davenport And Comm Ltd Liability Company holds 0.02% in SEI Investments Co. About 429,511 shares traded. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) has risen 2.52% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was upgraded by CLSA on Thursday, August 27 to "Outperform". Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of SEI Investments from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. (more...)
NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80 NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80
- December 23, 2017

THE first astronaut to free float during a shuttle space walk has passed away aged 80. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bruce's family", said Robert Lightfoot, NASA's acting administrator. In 2015, recalling his famous MMU flight, McCandless said his wife was in mission control, "and there was quite a bit of apprehension". NASA paid tribute to the retired US Navy Captain, who had been one of 19 astronauts selected by the organisation in April 1966. (more...)
EPS for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Expected At $
- December 23, 2017

The company has market cap of $5.14 billion. About 1.14M shares traded. Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc increased Murphy Oil Corp ( MUR ) stake by 100% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ajo L P has 24,025 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The United Kingdom-based Gulf Intll Bank & Trust (Uk) Limited has invested 0.02% in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR). (more...)
UofL's Jaire Alexander to enter National Football League draft UofL's Jaire Alexander to enter National Football League draft
- December 23, 2017

However, now the cornerback has concluded his collegiate career after an injury-riddled junior season. Alexander received a second-round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Board according to Courier-Journal reporter Jake Lourim . Jaire was said to be making his decision after the Cards bowl game but those plans have changed. In the six games with Alexander in the lineup, the Louisville defense averaged 218 passing yards. (more...)
Hype And Facts About Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC), VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (VTGN)
- December 23, 2017

The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 10. As per Thursday, December 14, the company rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan. Tenet Healthcare had a negative net margin of 2.85% and a negative return on equity of 5.61%. (more...)
2 dead, 1 hospitalized in deadly shooting in Reston 2 dead, 1 hospitalized in deadly shooting in Reston
- December 23, 2017

According to Fairfax County police, the shootings happened in a house in the 2600 block of Black Fir Court around 8:00 a.m. Friday morning. When they arrived they found Scott Fricker, 48, and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, 43, and a third person with gunshot wounds inside the home. (more...)
Police to resume 'Christmas terror' searches Police to resume 'Christmas terror' searches
- December 23, 2017

Counter-terror police are to resume searches of two properties after an alleged Islamist terror plot set to happen at Christmas was stopped. Four men, aged 31, 22, 36 and 41, are being questioned after the raids in Chesterfield and Sheffield. (more...)
Pre-pay property taxes now to keep deduction Pre-pay property taxes now to keep deduction
- December 23, 2017

That limitation is set to take effect in 2018, meaning it would impact the tax returns filed by most Americans in 2019. Still, it's a "viable option" for taxpayers who want to tax advantage of the current deduction for state and local taxes, an especially popular deduction for many property owners in high-tax NY state. (more...)
California Launches Manhunt After Shooter Targets 10 Drivers, Injures One California Launches Manhunt After Shooter Targets 10 Drivers, Injures One
- December 23, 2017

Her injuries were not life-threatening. "If this keeps going, it's going to be a matter of time before we have a murder investigation", Mims told reporters at a press conference. Most of the shootings were in Fresno County, just outside Kerman with its population of 15,000 people. In each case, victims reported hearing loud bangs as a vehicle passed them heading the opposite direction, according to the Fresno Bee. (more...)

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