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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement pictures
- December 23, 2017

A black and white portrait of the couple shows Meghan holding on to Harry's cheek, while flashing her incredible engagement ring, with her eyes closed and appearing completely at ease. they're stunning. Lubomirski, a former assistant to Mario Testino, famed for his photos of Harry's mother Princess Diana, took the pictures this week at the royal retreat of Frogmore House, near Windsor Castle, west of London, where the couple are due to marry on May 19. (more...)
This is how British passports will look after Brexit This is how British passports will look after Brexit
- December 23, 2017

Scottish First Minister Ms Sturgeon publicly clashed with the Prime Minister after the Home Office announced that British passports will again have blue covers once the United Kingdom has left the European Union in 2019. On social media, however, reactions to the new passport varied. Making it more resistant to fraud & forgery. Others are questioning if Britain really is returning to a blue passport - the new edition certainly looks different from the pre-burgundy edition. (more...)
Fodder scam case; Lalu Prasad convicted, 7 acquitted Fodder scam case; Lalu Prasad convicted, 7 acquitted
- December 23, 2017

CBI judge Shivpal Singh pronounced the verdict in a packed courtroom in the case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar Treasury between 1991 and 1994. It will be extended on 25 occasions. However, soon the air cleared that the judgment was yet to be read in the CBI court. While the quantum of punishment will be announced in January, the optics of Lalu Yadav spending the New Year in jail might send out ripples of disruption in the UPA camp. (more...)
Bradley Foster & Sargent INC Upped Its Costco (COST) Holding
- December 23, 2017

The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 6 with "Buy". 1,000 shares valued at $159,250 were sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W on Tuesday, August 1. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.41% EPS growth. (more...)
China, Russia Slam Trump's 'Cold War Mentality' China, Russia Slam Trump's 'Cold War Mentality'
- December 23, 2017

The president's "America First" brand of assertive nationalism rejects multilateral partnerships that don't clearly benefit US interests. With regard to China and Russian Federation, the president stuck to broad points in his public remarks, describing the two as "rival powers" challenging "American influence, values and wealth". (more...)
Price Target Analysis Dean Foods Company (DF)
- December 23, 2017

About 470,207 shares traded or 74.14% up from the average. Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) VP Gary Jamison sold 570 shares of Hormel Foods stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Next year this growth will reach 0.61% to attain $1.66. A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on HRL. (more...)
Deadly fire kills 29 at South Korean gym Deadly fire kills 29 at South Korean gym
- December 23, 2017

Many victims appeared to been unaware of the fire raging outside the bathhouse until it became impossible to flee, he added. A helicopter was also used in the rescue operation, taking roughly 20 people from the roof of the building. Organizers called off a leg of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games torch relay as President Moon Jae-in arrived to comfort mourners. "We made a decision to cancel the event to mourn the victims", an unnamed official at the organising committee was quoted as saying. (more...)
United Nations resolution on Jerusalem dominates European media United Nations resolution on Jerusalem dominates European media
- December 23, 2017

Ambassador Rhonda King of the tiny Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines sent Haley a letter saying that her country treasures the United States "as an enduring ally" but will vote against Trump's action. Embassy to the disputed city. "Botswana will not be intimidated by such threats whose sole goal is to undermine our sovereignty as an independent country", read a press release from the country's Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation. (more...)
Unruly Passenger Grounds Nashville To Tampa Flight Unruly Passenger Grounds Nashville To Tampa Flight
- December 23, 2017

A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Nashville to Tampa was diverted to Birmingham due to an unruly passenger, according to Toni Herrera-Bast with Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The station says investigators described the man as highly intoxicated, and that he had to be subdued by passengers. The plane involved arrived in Tampa, Florida "a short time ago", said Southwest Airlines spokesman Dan Landson. (more...)
United States ambassador caught out over 'fake news' jibe United States ambassador caught out over 'fake news' jibe
- December 23, 2017

The story goes that Hoekstra, who was sworn in as the ambassador this month, pushed back against a Dutch news station for confronting him with past statements he made about "no-go zones" in the Netherlands. Chaos in the Netherlands, there are cars being burned, there are politicians that are being burned. Zwart: You called it fake news, obviously... In an interview with current affairs programme Nieuwsuur, Pete Hoekstra told NOS correspondent Wouter Zwart he had never said such ... (more...)
Stock's Stunning Activities: Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE)
- December 23, 2017

It now has negative earnings. The total dollar value of all 148.16 million outstanding shares is 0.31 billion. The stock increased 2.65% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $5.8. $12.67's average target is 118.45% above currents $5.8 stock price. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.03. Among 2 analysts covering Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE), 0 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 2 Hold. (more...)
Israeli police assault, deny Turkish tourists entry to al-Aqsa Mosque Israeli police assault, deny Turkish tourists entry to al-Aqsa Mosque
- December 23, 2017

According to eyewitnesses, the Israeli police blocked the Turkish group, which also included children, from entering the Noble Sanctuary, or Haram al-Sharif- the third holiest site in Islam. Merrid said the other Turkish man, Adem Koç, was detained after the Friday prayers and he was accused of "disturbing public order and attending an illegal demonstration". (more...)
Pakistan govt opposes registration of Hafiz Saeed's MML as a political party Pakistan govt opposes registration of Hafiz Saeed's MML as a political party
- December 23, 2017

In a meeting chaired by Nuzhat Sadiq, Senator Farhatullah Babar of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) reminded the committee that the USA had announced $10 million bounty on the head of the JuD chief, adding that the U.S. Election Commission had already refused registration of MML which was challenged by Saeed's political wing. The security agency told the ministry that "it is hard to believe that MML will tread its own path, completely at variance with its mother (LeT and JuD) ... (more...)
India, China special representatives meet, talk peace India, China special representatives meet, talk peace
- December 23, 2017

This was the first round of talks between the special representatives - national security adviser Ajit Doval and China's state councillor Yang Jiechi - since the Doklam standoff on Bhutanese territory earlier this year. The military stand-off continued for over 70 days before the two sides made a decision to mutually disengage. "In this regard, the special representatives exchanged ideas on various confidence-building measures", said the statement. (more...)
Best friends tie knot to avoid death tax on home
- December 23, 2017

After the wedding, the newlyweds joined a small party of friends to celebrate their day. Matt Murphy (85) and his best pal of 30 years and carer, Michael O'Sullivan, have made headlines worldwide with their plan to take advantage of our same-sex marriage laws in order to avoid tax. (more...)
Appeals court rules travel ban violates law Appeals court rules travel ban violates law
- December 23, 2017

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers several West Coast states, also said its ruling would be put on hold pending a decision on the latest version of the travel ban from the Trump administration by the U.S. Trump, a Republican, has said the travel ban is needed to protect the United States from terrorism. Trump relies on the premise that the Immigration and Nationality Act gives him broad powers to regulate immigration, the judges said, but for the president to block entry, he ... (more...)
Stolen Jesus, Mary returned to Bancroft nativity scene Stolen Jesus, Mary returned to Bancroft nativity scene
- December 23, 2017

Mary and Baby Jesus are back after having been stolen from the front lawn of St. Paul's United Church in Bancroft. Baby Jesus and Mary are no longer away from the manger. He says neither the police nor the church wish to lay charges, but would still like to speak to anyone involved. The Bancroft OPP report the stolen figure was returned earlier today (December 20) to the church, which is located at 1 Hasting St. (more...)
Winter weather advisory issued; evening commute may get messy
- December 23, 2017

Livingston, Wyoming, Ontario and southern Erie counties will be under the advisory through noon on Friday. Mixed precipitation expected Saturday. We've gone from forecasting what looked to be a fairly low impact event Thursday night to one that now looks like it could cause some travel trouble on the roads Friday night into early Saturday. (more...)
Congressman Jordan claims Federal Bureau of Investigation tried to keep Trump out of White House Congressman Jordan claims Federal Bureau of Investigation tried to keep Trump out of White House
- December 23, 2017

Comey has said he had told several close associates of those conversations with Trump, including their content, shortly or immediately after each one. McCabe testified this week that Comey did in fact tell him about these conversations. Strzok was removed from Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller's team after the emails were discovered. (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on Newfield Exploration Company (NFX), Biogen Inc. (BIIB)
- December 23, 2017

About 1.04 million shares traded. Newfield Exploration Company ( NFX ) have shown a high EPS growth of -32.90% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 69.90% yoy. Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY). Moreover, Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.02% invested in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX ) for 55,203 shares. (more...)
Market Watch: UO Line Over 60 for Ultrashort Real Estate Proshares (SRS)
- December 23, 2017

The RSI was created by J. Welles Wilder who was striving to measure whether or not a stock was overbought or oversold. Investors and traders may use this indicator to help spot price reversals, price extremes, and the strength of a trend. CCI generally measures the current price relative to the average price level over a specific time period. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. (more...)
'I am a committed Russophile,' says UK's FM Boris Johnson 'I am a committed Russophile,' says UK's FM Boris Johnson
- December 23, 2017

He criticised Britain for cutting off ties with the FSB security agency over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko in London, complaining that United Kingdom authorities had refused to hand over information in the case. "I'm a Russophile, a committed Russophile", Johnson said, noting that some of his ancestors had Russian roots. He told Mr Lavrov before the talks got under way: "Things are hard but we want to work together with you on some issues, Sergei, and we want to work to achieve a better ... (more...)
Hallmarks' of Iran, Yemen Houthi rebels missile fired at Riyadh Hallmarks' of Iran, Yemen Houthi rebels missile fired at Riyadh
- December 23, 2017

The Trump administration has said it is "deeply disturbed by aggressive Houthi actions supported by Iran's provision of advanced weapons, which threaten regional security and prolong the Yemeni conflict". The missile was shot down by Saudi Arabia's military on Tuesday. Unveiling ordinance recovered from the crash site of the attack she said the USA had "undeniable" evidence the missile, which targeted the Saudi capital's domestic airport, was "made in Iran". (more...)
Man fatally struck by garbage truck while walking dog in Orange County
- December 23, 2017

Kim Montes said. Charges are pending and the crash remains under investigation, troopers said. A garbage truck driven by Walner Philippe, 42, was backing up from the west side and hit Lear and his dog, troopers said. The crash took place just before 10:15 a.m., as Owens exited a private driveway that crosses a set of railroad tracks before intersecting with US 301, just south of SE 111th Avenue in Hawthorne, the FHP said. (more...)
'It reminds us of how much they have done' 'It reminds us of how much they have done'
- December 23, 2017

Neuhaus said. The trailer was beautifully wrapped with an image of a national cemetery and Wreaths Across America messaging in hopes to spread awareness for the organization along the round trip journey from SC to Maine. Along with hundreds of other volunteer trucking companies, the WP Rawl truck was responsible for carrying thousands of wreaths to the Beaufort National Cemetery in SC for the annual laying of the wreaths this past Saturday. (more...)
Cold front brings another round of snow Cold front brings another round of snow
- December 23, 2017

Snow is likely overnight while the low will be about 8 degrees. Snowfall of 2 to 6 inches in the valleys and 5 to 10 inches in the mountains. A break from the snow on Saturday . Westerly winds will be up to about 25 miles per hour. South winds 5 to 10 miles per hour the morning becoming westerly 10 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon. (more...)
Nayanthara is a boon to Tamil cinema: Mohan Raja Nayanthara is a boon to Tamil cinema: Mohan Raja
- December 23, 2017

Director Mohan Raja , who gave the super hit Thani Oruvan , returns after a gap with Sivakarthikeyan's Velaikkaran . She has been paired opposite Sivakarthikeyan for the first time. "I've raised questions which I always wanted to ask about the society in the film, Velaikkaran will be the voice of common people", he said. It will address the problems faced by the working class and deal with capitalism. (more...)
Lawsuit filed against Apple after company admits to slowing down older iPhones
- December 23, 2017

Users of the iPhone 6 , 6S and SE may have experienced this mysterious slowing down of their devices, and that will now also include iPhone 7 users. What everyone is missing though is that Apple still needs to explain how this happened, and that's not something the company has done in the past. "My iPhone 6S has been very slow these past few weeks, and even after updating multiple times, it was still slow", the user named TeckFire wrote. (more...)
Bank of America to give employee bonuses following tax overhaul Bank of America to give employee bonuses following tax overhaul
- December 23, 2017

The news was sent out by Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan in a memo to employees. Telecoms and banks are among those expected to get a huge boost from the overhaul because most of their operations are domestic and they pay higher effective rates than firms in sectors such as pharmaceuticals or technology, which have intellectual property or operations outside the country. (more...)
Around 70 firefighters tackling blaze at London Zoo Around 70 firefighters tackling blaze at London Zoo
- December 23, 2017

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said half of the Adventure Cafe and the shop, which contains an animal petting area, were "currently alight". A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman added that she did not believe any animals were involved in the blaze which broke out near the camel enclosure. (more...)

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