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AFD warns of dangers of Christmas tree fires AFD warns of dangers of Christmas tree fires
- December 23, 2017

In the US, approximately 200 homes burn each year due to Christmas tree fires, according to a news release from the Amarillo Fire Department. Refill the water in your tree stand daily. So, even if the stand has plenty of water, the tree will eventually start drying out. Residents have two options for proper disposal of Christmas trees. (more...)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) EPS Estimated At $2.74
- December 23, 2017

Peppard sold 5,037 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. Northrop Grumman has a one year low of $223.88 and a one year high of $311.15. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 6 with "Outperform". Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Thad Cochran's Future in Senate Remains in Limbo Thad Cochran's Future in Senate Remains in Limbo
- December 23, 2017

Earlier this year, Cochran had to be corrected by an aide after he mistakenly voted for a budget amendment from Sen. Cochran's office has not confirmed any plans for retirement. Senate. Cochran's departure would put the other Senate seat in contention as well. Chris McDaniel, a state senator who lost to Cochran in a bitterly contested 2014 primary, is considered the leading Republican candidate to replace Cochran. (more...)
Suns reportedly releasing point guard Mike James Suns reportedly releasing point guard Mike James
- December 23, 2017

James averaged 10.4 points and 3.8 and 20.9 minutes in 31 games this season, the 27-year-old former Eastern Arizona College player's first in the National Basketball Association. Booker, the team's leading scorer, has been out of the lineup since December 5 due to a strained adductor muscle. Mike James' brief time under the sun in the desert comes to an end Friday. (more...)
Malaysia police arrest 20 suspects of terror activities Malaysia police arrest 20 suspects of terror activities
- December 23, 2017

Referring to the Filipino detainee, Malaysia's police chief Mohamad Fuzi Harun said in a statement yesterday: "The suspect has family ties with a high-ranking ASG leader". Most were suspected of involvement with terrorist groups such as the Islamic State (Daesh) and Abu Sayyaf. Three others had been arrested in October in connection with the plan. (more...)
Led Zeppelin to release book, unheard music for 50th anniversary Led Zeppelin to release book, unheard music for 50th anniversary
- December 23, 2017

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's formation, and while it's unlikely the rock titans will reform for another reunion gig, guitarist Jimmy Page has hinted that there are plans in store to mark the occasion. While the surprises fans truly want to see-new music and, in an ideal world, a live reunion-are still a mystery, he fact that Page, Plant, and Jones are collaborating on anything appears to be a step in a positive direction from where the members' relationship ... (more...)
Women's Six Nations 2018: Nine uncapped players in Ireland squad Women's Six Nations 2018: Nine uncapped players in Ireland squad
- December 23, 2017

There are nine uncapped players in the group including young Railway Union out-half Eve Higgins and Galwegians pair Edel McMahon and Laura Feely . Spence also won two Six Nations titles as well as being part of the team that recorded a historic victory over New Zealand at the 2014 World Cup. (more...)
Explosion, fire reported at oil well site near Windsor in Weld County Explosion, fire reported at oil well site near Windsor in Weld County
- December 23, 2017

A spokesperson from the Weld County Sheriff's Office confirms one person has been taken to the hospital. The site is east of Windsor near the intersection of Colorado Highway 392 and Weld County Road 21. Oil Site Fire. See attached press release for further details. The cause of the fire, described as a "industrial accident", is being investigated by Windsor Fire Department. (more...)
Verdict in fodder scam case today Verdict in fodder scam case today
- December 23, 2017

Citing the example of how the complete 2G scam case took a U-turn on Thursday when the special CBI court acquitted all the 18 accused, including then Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi, for lack of evidence of their involvement in the scam, Lalu said, similarly, in the fodder scam there was no case per se and he hopes be a free man soon. (more...)
700 staffers leave EPA in Trump's first year 700 staffers leave EPA in Trump's first year
- December 23, 2017

Of the employees who have quit, retired or taken a buyout package since the beginning of the year, more than 200 are scientists. As of September, nine department heads, dozens of lawyers and program managers also have left the agency, the analysis found. (more...)
Rajoy snubs separatists after Catalans vote to divide Spain Rajoy snubs separatists after Catalans vote to divide Spain
- December 23, 2017

Ciudadanos (Citizens) won the most votes, but other unionist forces - Rajoy's People's Party and the Socialist Party - performed dismally. People react to results in Catalonia's regional elections at a gathering of the Catalan National Assembly in Barcelona. (more...)
8-year-old gang-raped by 5 minors in Pune 8-year-old gang-raped by 5 minors in Pune
- December 23, 2017

The police have arrested an accused, a 19-year-old youth, who has confessed to the crime. "As per the complaint, the five accused minor boys are aged between six and 12 years", Mr Gore said. This has been happening since August. There, they would take turns to rape her. "Later, the family lodged an FIR", Mr Gore said. While the minor boys have been sent to the juvenile home, the 19-year-old will be produced in the court today. (more...)
Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered — Sawai Madhopur Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered — Sawai Madhopur
- December 23, 2017

Subhash Mishra, CO, said,"Total 26 bodies have been recovered so far". Rescue operations are being carried out and the injured have been rushed to the hospital, reported ANI . Most of the passengers were reportedly heading to Uttar Pradesh. Earlier in March 2010, at least 26 people, including 23 STC students were killed and 36 injured when their bus fell into the Morel river near Baunli in Sawai Madhopur. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre over no national holiday on Dec 25 Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre over no national holiday on Dec 25
- December 23, 2017

Speaking at the inauguration of the Kolkata Chirstmas Festival on Park Street, Banerjee informed that the theme for Bengal's R-Day tableau was unity and the aim was to show how harmony among people could only ensure peace in the country. The West Bengal government had proposed "unity is brotherhood" as its theme for the tableau for the parade, which has a worldwide viewership. "We were invited to the meeting of the expert committee in September and October". (more...)
Jittery BJP announces 1 per cent quota for Gujjars Jittery BJP announces 1 per cent quota for Gujjars
- December 23, 2017

The allotment of one percent reservation to five communities completes the 50 percent quota limit for reservations in Rajasthan. Apart from Gujjars, other four castes are Banjara/Baldia/Labana, Gadia-Lohar/Gadalia, Raika/Rebari and Gadaria. (more...)
BJP's model is to spread lies: Rahul BJP's model is to spread lies: Rahul
- December 23, 2017

There is a positive sentiment towards the Congress Party. Congress officials said that Gandhi will visit Somnath Temple in Gir Somnath district of Saurashtra at 10:30 am before coming to Ahmedabad for the review. BJP, particularly Mr Narendra Modi , Mr Arun Jaitley and their stooge, Vinod Rai created a "fallacious web of allegations of corruption". The meeting expressed its "deep gratitude" to outgoing Congress president Sonia Gandhi for her guidance and leadership.# Most members ... (more...)
Toxic gas added to 29 deaths in Jecheon fire Toxic gas added to 29 deaths in Jecheon fire
- December 23, 2017

And in a harrowing sequence , a man who had been clinging to a ledge was seen jumping from the building. Many victims were trapped in a sauna on the second floor. The worst fire ever to hit modern South Korea was an arson attack on a subway station in the southeastern city of Daegu that left 192 people dead and almost 150 injured in 2003. (more...)
Memphis parks with Confederate statues sold, removal begins Memphis parks with Confederate statues sold, removal begins
- December 23, 2017

We are governed by the rule of law here in Tennessee and these actions are a clear infringement of this principle and set a unsafe precedence for our state. "Hopefully, the Forrests will be returned to their rightful and preferred burial spot - Elmwood Cemetery". "The Davis statue was placed in 1964, as the Civil Rights Movement changed our country", Strickland wrote in remarks posted on Facebook. (more...)
Peru President gets Parliament's nod to stay in power, remains unimpeached Peru President gets Parliament's nod to stay in power, remains unimpeached
- December 23, 2017

He also said Peruvians should be given the opportunity to reconcile and put aside "the polarized and hostile environment in which we live". The revelations prompted several congressional factions to seek his impeachment in a motion on December 15, where they claimed that Kuczynski had lied when he denied any wrongdoing. (more...)
Final uncounted ballots: Moore can not shut 20000-vote loss
- December 23, 2017

He has denied any wrongdoing. In a press release Thursday morning, Secretary of State John Merrill said the man who was the subject of a voter fraud investigation is, in fact, a registered voter in the state of Alabama . On Monday, Moore's campaign team sent out another email to supporters seeking funds for an "Election Integrity Program" that would look into alleged " reports of potential voter fraud". (more...)
Memphis Mayor: Statue removal was 'privately funded and completely legal'
- December 23, 2017

Forrest was a slave trader, Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader who became influential in the city's growth after the Civil War. About 1.5 miles away, a similar operation was underway to remove a statue of Confederate leader Jefferson Davis. (more...)
Warren Moon denies former assistant's harassment allegations
- December 23, 2017

Moon also contends their relationship was a non-sexual friendship. "A lot of women have held a lot of these feelings in for a long time, and are coming out and expressing these feelings, and they should be applauded for that", Moon said. "Looking back in hindsight, 'Never hire somebody that you have a relationship with, ' is a smart thing not to do", Moon said. "At times we did share rooms together, and at other times we didn't", Moon said Thursday. (more...)
Subban adopts 75-year-old alter ego to spread holiday cheer Subban adopts 75-year-old alter ego to spread holiday cheer
- December 23, 2017

In his latest joy-yielding adventure, Subban disguised himself as a 75-year-old named Eddie and hit the streets undercover to spread all kinds of holiday cheer in both Nashville and his old stomping ground of Montreal. Subban, who began his career with the Canadiens, made a seven-year, $10 million commitment to the Montreal Children's Hospital in 2015 in what has been called the single largest donation by a Canadian athlete ever. (more...)
Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30 Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30
- December 23, 2017

Southern Palawan which is under public storm warning signal no. 2 is alerted against possible occurrence of 4.1 to 14.0 meters storm surges. Northern Palawan, meanwhile, is under signal number 1. "We forced hundreds of people to evacuate some villages, but the water rose swiftly and our rescuers can not reach other areas", civil defence officer Saripada Pacasum of Lanao del Sur province, one of the hardest-hit areas, told AFP. (more...)
India, China Hold Talks on Long-Pending Border Dispute India, China Hold Talks on Long-Pending Border Dispute
- December 23, 2017

The Indian side at the December 22 talks was led by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and the Chinese delegation by Special Representative Yang Jiechi . The special representatives also reviewed the development of India-China bilateral relations at a time when China's support to Pakistanbased terrorist Masood Azhar and its insistence on blocking India's NSG membership bid has plagued the relationship. (more...)
OPP Cruiser Struck On Hwy. 401 OPP Cruiser Struck On Hwy. 401
- December 23, 2017

But if that wasn't bad enough, an hour later another vehicle was tailgating a police cruiser on the westbound 401 during the same storm. Two vehicles were involved in the early afternoon collision and injuries have been reported, police said. (more...)
Spanish PM Failed as Pro-Unity Bloc Lost Election in Catalonia - Puigdemont
- December 23, 2017

It will be revoked when the new Catalan government will be formed, said Rajoy, as expected, he added, in the decision voted by the Senate at the end of October. In remarks in Madrid Friday, he said the vote showed that Catalonia was deeply divided. ABC newspaper thinks Madrid should now settle the Catalan crisis. (more...)
Tencor (KLAC) Raised to "Overweight" at KeyCorp
- December 23, 2017

Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,120,753 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $118,799,000 after purchasing an additional 885,147 shares in the last quarter. $507,442 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) shares were sold by Trafas Brian M. Shares for $48,839 were sold by Lorig Brian on Tuesday, August 1. (more...)
Appeals court denies request for stay in transgender military ban case Appeals court denies request for stay in transgender military ban case
- December 23, 2017

Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In a roiling legal battle that began in January, courts have had to weigh the president's prerogative to set policy on national security against allegations that he overstepped his authority under federal immigration law and violated the U.S. (more...)
Al-Azhar praises United Nations resolution over Jerusalem Al-Azhar praises United Nations resolution over Jerusalem
- December 23, 2017

While 128 States supported the General Assembly resolution, only nine opposed it - Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Togo, and the United States - with 35 abstentions. (3) Like all anti-Israel resolutions, this new proposed anti-American, anti-Israel UN General Assembly resolution violates UN Charter Article 80 (the Jewish people's clause) - which preserved the Jewish people's rights to reconstitute the Jewish homeland and closely ... (more...)

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