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Michigan school employees receiving refund after unanimous Michigan Supreme Court decision Michigan school employees receiving refund after unanimous Michigan Supreme Court decision
- December 23, 2017

That was after a law was passed allowing the state to take three percent of their pay for retiree health care costs. Those school districts will then make payments to individual school employees and former school employees eligible for the refunds, who could number close to 275,000, Weiss said. (more...)
US President Donald Trump puts Pakistan on notice for terror
- December 23, 2017

Pence told Afghan officials that President Trump's campaign will see it through for stability for Afghanistan and the defeat of the Taliban but deferred to the press to President Trump when asked if the USA will commit more troops. Pence's remarks came during an unannounced trip to Afghanistan to assess ground realities in the wartorn country. Afghanistan made improvements on a number of fronts this year but still faces major challenges, ranging from the rejuvenated Taliban and other ... (more...)
Washington train crash: Rail carriage falls on U.S. motorway Washington train crash: Rail carriage falls on U.S. motorway
- December 23, 2017

Chair of Pierce Transit's advisory board Chris Karnes, who was on board the train, said on Twitter, "people are hurt". Once you leave downtown Tacoma it's 79 m.p.h.to Portland. The derailment happened on a railroad overpass above Interstate 5, which is the major north-south route, he said . Amtrak's Cascades service, which the states of OR and Washington jointly manage and operate, is a popular route that mostly runs through rural counties and small towns. (more...)
Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG) Shares Sold by Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc
- December 23, 2017

The stock increased 1.55% or $2.68 during the last trading session, reaching $175.32. 4,560 shares were sold by Shepherd James, worth $49,729 on Wednesday, August 2. Lodestar Investment Counsel Limited Il has 1.38% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv stated it has 0.94% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). (more...)
230 young partygoers held in Iran 230 young partygoers held in Iran
- December 23, 2017

One party, where 140 were picked up by police, took place on the outskirts of the city while the other was in Tehran's uptown area. The parties were in celebration of the ancient Persian ritual called Yalda Night, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. (more...)
President Donald Trump anticipated to reach in Palm Seashore on Thursday
- December 23, 2017

Ward tweeted earlier Friday that she was happy to see Trump arrive at Mar-a-Lago for the holidays, saying she wished he spent some "celebratory time " with family and friends. Trump ballroom and provide a red-carpet entrance, a multi-course meal and an opportunity to meet celebrities. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, West Palm Beach Police Department and Town of Palm Beach will get reimbursements through the Presidential Protection Assistance Grant . (more...)
Man killed by police after shooting near Pa. Capitol continues across city Man killed by police after shooting near Pa. Capitol continues across city
- December 23, 2017

There was an officer inside the auto but he was not injured, Marsico said. The suspect first fired at a Capitol Police vehicle near the statehouse Friday after 4 p.m. One law enforcement officer was "slightly injured" in the second shooting, Marsico said. At some point during the series of incidents a state police trooper suffered minor injuries, Marsico said. (more...)
Putin accuses USA of violating Chilly Battle-era nuclear pact
- December 23, 2017

He accused the USA of violating the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty dating from 1987 which eliminated all nuclear and conventional missiles with short and intermediate range. He emphasised that the deployment of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces near Russia's borders has threatened its security. "And when they move military bases, infrastructure, and new weapons near our borders they present it as something normal". (more...)
MGP Ingredients, Inc. (MGPI) Stock Is An Record High Flier
- December 23, 2017

Citigroup maintained the shares of MSTR in report on Thursday, September 21 with "Neutral" rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Deutsche Bank. Goldman Sachs Group Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:MSTR). Mariner Wealth Advsrs Ltd invested 0.14% in MGP Ingredients, Inc . (more...)
Charles Barkley On Tax Cuts: 'Thank You, Republicans. Sorry, Poor People' Charles Barkley On Tax Cuts: 'Thank You, Republicans. Sorry, Poor People'
- December 23, 2017

I know I can always count on y'all to take care of us rich people, the one percenters. "I'm not gonna pass it to nobody". Charles Barkley has found a sarcastic way of criticizing Donald Trump's latest legislative decision in releasing the newest tax cuts, which he sees as being "the biggest in American history". (more...)
First Merchants Corp Com (FRME) Position Boosted by First Merchants Corp
- December 23, 2017

About 67,666 shares traded. LogMeIn, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOGM) has risen 101.86% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 85.16% the S&P500. Therefore 60% are positive. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a "neutral" rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of First Merchants in a report on Friday, October 6th. (more...)
The BidaskClub Lowers Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) to Hold The BidaskClub Lowers Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) to Hold
- December 23, 2017

Comerica Bank & Trust holds 11,773 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Connor Clark Lunn Invest Mngmt Limited, a British Columbia - Canada-based fund reported 8,000 shares. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of BA in report on Monday, March 13 to "Equal-Weight" rating. Norges Bank bought a new position in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $34,688,000. (more...)
PM Abbasi says navy fully prepared to safeguard sea frontiers PM Abbasi says navy fully prepared to safeguard sea frontiers
- December 23, 2017

He said Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence but our desire for peace must not be construed as our weakness. In addition, he said it was pleasing that Pakistan Navy was continuously enhancing its professional capabilities to safeguard Country's maritime boundaries. (more...)
Trump begins holiday after signing tax bill Trump begins holiday after signing tax bill
- December 23, 2017

The White House and Republicans have promised that the tax cuts will lead to more hiring and higher wages. Starting next year, the new tax law will deliver big cuts to corporation and wealthy Americans and more modest reductions to other families. (more...)
Alabama to officially end its scandal-tinged US Senate race Alabama to officially end its scandal-tinged US Senate race
- December 23, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones' surprise victory over Republican Roy Moore in this month's special U.S. Senate election will be certified on December 28, Alabama state officials said on Friday. On Friday, counties are to submit the tallies for 22,780 write-in votes cast December 12. In a Thursday fundraising letter to his supporters, Moore said he needs donations to investigate what he calls reports of fraud and irregularities in the election. (more...)
No. 14 Duke defeats Wyoming Cowgirls No. 14 Duke defeats Wyoming Cowgirls
- December 23, 2017

The Cowgirls trailed just 25-19 after the first half, but were oustcored 38-21 during the second. McCallie opted to sit her leading scorer for the remainder of the half, instead leaning on other backcourt options to play extra minutes against the Cowgirls (7-4). (more...)
Why Investors remained confident on TransEnterix, Inc. (TRXC), Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)?
- December 23, 2017

The company has a market cap of $379.76M. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 1,682,724 shares of the technology company's stock worth $2,978,000 after purchasing an additional 509,970 shares during the period. The company's beta value is at 0.39. EPS Estimate for the next year is -1.22. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($2.52) EPS. (more...)
Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) Shares Bought by Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc
- December 23, 2017

The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $83.19. About 890,342 shares traded. Novartis (NYSE: NVS ) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.23 earnings per share. Stevens Capital Lp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc. (more...)
3 shot at home near Tropicana and 95, homicide detectives investigating
- December 23, 2017

The bodies of a man and woman were found in a home on the 4000 block of Vader Avenue near Cadman Street which is near Russell Road and Lamb Boulevard. Metro did not give a description of the suspect. For now, detectives were backing away from treating it as a murder-suicide, but the investigation is ongoing, he said. (more...)
Five Takes from Bruins' shootout win Five Takes from Bruins' shootout win
- December 23, 2017

Well, to put it simply, they'll take it. It paid off, too, as McAvoy sealed the deal of a 2-1 shootout final over the Jets. Rask made a ideal poke check to spoil a risky chance by Winnipeg star Patrik Laine in the OT, and made a nice glove stop on a Blake Wheeler rip from the left with a minute left. (more...)
Norway orders reindeer cull days before Christmas Norway orders reindeer cull days before Christmas
- December 23, 2017

The case, which has been through Norway's entire court system, represents the first time a reindeer cull has been judged upon in the Supreme Court. Mr Sara, a member of the indigenous Sami community, has twice successfully appealed again the legal ruling - and is now vowing to take his case all the way to the European Court of Human Rights. (more...)
Magic lose 7th straight game, fall to Pelicans 111-97
- December 23, 2017

The Magic went just 4 of 20 from 3-point range, trailed by as many as 27 points and allowed the Pelicans to make 50 percent of their shots. Jonathon Simmons led the Magic with 22 points. Davis also had 20 points and 11 rebounds on 10-of-14 shooting. "You have to force it into traffic. We've got to hope that they do (on Saturday)". Pelicans: Saturday night's game at Miami will complete a four-game trip. (more...)
British police say dealing with 'suspicious vehicle' near Buckingham Palace
- December 23, 2017

London police have closed off Hyde Park Corner after a " suspicious vehicle " was found parked close to Buckingham Palace, local media report. "All road closures are now in the process of being removed", London's transport authority said on Thursday night (local time). (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement photos released-See pics
- December 23, 2017

Two images were shared with the same caption. Alex wrote on Instagram: "A huge thank you to His Royal Highness Prince Harry and Ms Markle, for allowing me to take their official engagement portraits". "As a way to say thank you, they have made a decision to share this candid photograph from the day of their portrait sittings directly with all of you", said the Kensington Palace release. (more...)
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...)

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