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Boris Johnson spars with Russian counterpart Boris Johnson spars with Russian counterpart
- December 24, 2017

While travelling to Moscow on Thursday, Boris Johnson told reporters that Britain disapproved of many things that Russian Federation had done. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson clashed on Friday over Russia's alleged interference in the Brexit vote on the first official visit by a Foreign Minister from London in five years. (more...)
US Congress Passes Trump's Landmark Tax Reform Bill US Congress Passes Trump's Landmark Tax Reform Bill
- December 24, 2017

The revisions made in the Senate are minor, so there is no suspense about the outcome of the House's final vote. In addition to cutting the U.S. corporate income tax rate, the debt-financed legislation gives other business owners a new 20 per cent deduction on business income and reshapes how the government taxes multinational corporations along the lines that the country's largest businesses have recommended for years. (more...)
Only negotiated peace can end Afghan war, Pakistan tells UN Only negotiated peace can end Afghan war, Pakistan tells UN
- December 24, 2017

He reiterated word for word US President Donald Trump's warning that Pakistan must stop offering cross-border safe havens to Taliban factions and armed militant groups fighting US troops and their Afghan allies, AFP reported. And the fact that Pence's visit took place in secrecy and under cover of winter darkness is a stark reminder of the hard security situation even around Kabul and even after a war effort worth more than half a trillion dollars. (more...)
Soggy Saturday, some light snow chances for Christmas Soggy Saturday, some light snow chances for Christmas
- December 24, 2017

Highs today will range from the upper 40s in the ridge and valley region to the mid 50s in the southern tier counties. A cold front is now moving through Alabama, dropping temperatures from northwest to southeast, and also bringing the rain to a close. (more...)
Air Lease Corporation (AL) Stock Is An 52-Week High Flier
- December 24, 2017

Mig Capital Llc who had been investing in Viasat Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.26B market cap company. Boston Partners now owns 4,975,034 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $192,782,000 after buying an additional 2,696,510 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Turkey says regrets to see veto of United Nations resolution on Jerusalem Turkey says regrets to see veto of United Nations resolution on Jerusalem
- December 24, 2017

The veto cast by US Ambassador Nikki Haley highlights Washington's isolation over Trump's Jerusalem announcement. The United States has vetoed a U.N. "Thank you, Ambassador Haley", he posted on his official Twitter account. The Middle East Eye, a United Kingdom -based analysis website, says Washington has used the power to block Israel-related resolutions on 43 occasions since 1970. (more...)
Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes
- December 24, 2017

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that a Palestinian man died, Saturday, from wounds he suffered a week earlier, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Since then, at least 14 Palestinians have been martyred and hundreds injured in clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip. (more...)
Escapee with skeleton face tattoo back behind bars Escapee with skeleton face tattoo back behind bars
- December 24, 2017

Corey Hughes, 27, was last seen in Stockton on November 27, and his work crew notified the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office that he was missing. And, a special thanks to Stockton PD, the Fugitive Apprehension Team from CDCR, and the AB 109 Task Force for their hard work. (more...)
37 feared dead in Philippine mall blaze, says vice mayor 37 feared dead in Philippine mall blaze, says vice mayor
- December 24, 2017

Special Assistant To The President Bong Go was on the scene shortly after the fire was reported, monitoring developments. They were inside a restaurant hundreds of meters away from NCCC Mall of Davao which at the time Duterte announced the news, was still under fire. (more...)
GOP Senate leader can't be lieutenant governor, too, MN attorney general says
- December 24, 2017

Gov. Tina Smith replacing resigning Sen. Frank Day retained his seat in the senate after being named lieutenant governor after a vacancy arose. With Swanson's office finding that Fischbach is in violation of the Constitution, "it seems like there would be a legal challenge", Bakk said. (more...)
Wings lose to Bruins, fall further from playoff spot Wings lose to Bruins, fall further from playoff spot
- December 24, 2017

Detroit Red Wings' Jimmy Howard (35) blocks a shot by Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk (48) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston , Saturday, Dec. Marchand gave the Bruins a 1-0 lead at 13:37 of the first period on a two-man advantage. Brad Marchand found the top corner to score his 15th goal of the season. (more...)
Juventus end Roma's unbeaten run to remain second Juventus end Roma's unbeaten run to remain second
- December 24, 2017

Elsewhere, AC Milan's terrible form continued after a 2-0 home defeat by Atalanta left them 11th at the Christmas break, with the once mighty European giants winning only one of their last six league games. The Czech raced clear of his marker and with only Wojciech Szczesny to beat, shot straight at the Juventus goalkeeper much to the relief of the home faithful. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to arrive in Pakistan on Monday Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to arrive in Pakistan on Monday
- December 24, 2017

It will be hard to arrange a meeting between Jhadav and his family (wife and mother) if the travelling details of the latter are not shared with Pakistan by midnight, said sources. In a bid to ensure transparency and openness and to avoid any speculations, the Foreign Office has made special arrangements for the media coverage of the event for which passes will be issued to the related journalists. (more...)
Tropical Storm Tembin Leaves More Than 100 Dead In The Philippines Tropical Storm Tembin Leaves More Than 100 Dead In The Philippines
- December 24, 2017

Romina Marasigan, spokesperson of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), was quoted by the Associated Press as saying: "These reports were received from regional offices, these are consolidated reports but these are subject to validation and verification by the national NDRRMC". (more...)
Teen charged in fatal shooting of northern Virginia couple
- December 24, 2017

Officers responded to shots fired in the home in the 2600 block of Black Fir Court around 5 a.m. Scott Fricker, 48, and Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, 43, were pronounced dead at the scene. Four other family members were in the home at the time of the shooting, but were not injured, police said. He has not been officially notified of the criminal charges being sought against him due to the severity of his injuries. (more...)
Top Maoist 'Jampanna, his wife surrenders to T Top Maoist 'Jampanna, his wife surrenders to T
- December 24, 2017

An official announcement was likely to be made on Monday. Jampanna carries a reward of Rs 1 crore in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Odisha and other Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected states. He was working as the member of the Maoists' central committee. This apart, he commanded the all-strong Dandakaranya zonal committee of the Maoists in 2014. (more...)
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM): A look at Yield & Technicals
- December 24, 2017

Kingfisher Capital Llc who had been investing in Martin Marietta Matls for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.27 billion market cap company. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Wells Fargo. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $181 target. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Monday, November 13 to "Hold" rating. (more...)
Father Charged for Murdering Wife, Two Daughters Father Charged for Murdering Wife, Two Daughters
- December 24, 2017

CTV Vancouver reports that the couple met and got married in Mexico, where Jacob Forman was training to become a pastor at the time. Police have not revealed how the three victims were killed, but court documents show the murders appear to have been committed on Sunday. (more...)
SIU investigating fatal OPP shooting near Cornwall SIU investigating fatal OPP shooting near Cornwall
- December 24, 2017

Saturday at the O.P.P. detachment in Morrisburg. "As I looked over I saw two police officers, one with gun drawn, the other picking himself up off the ground". Four investigators and three forensic investigators have been assigned to this incident, the SIU said. Anyone with information can call the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. (more...)
Pregnant woman murdered on southwest side
- December 23, 2017

The woman has been identified as 19-year-old Jasmine Vega. The Tucson Police Department said it is investigating an early morning homicide south of Tucson on Saturday. The baby is now being treated at the hospital. Tucson Police say there are now no suspects in custody and are unsure if Vega was targeted specifically. (more...)
AC local to debut from Andheri on Christmas AC local to debut from Andheri on Christmas
- December 23, 2017

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal had, during his visit to the city, announced the plan to launch the service on December 25. "The services of the AC local will replace 12 existing non-AC services", said Ravinder Bhakar, chief spokesperson for the western railway. (more...)
UNC Basketball: Tar Heels outlast Buckeyes in New Orleans
- December 23, 2017

They have failed to cover in their last two games. The winners finished 45.6 percent from the field (45.6 percent), but hit 52 percent (13-of-25 threes). The Tar Heels rank sixth in rebounds per game (44.2) while the Buckeyes rank 83rd (37.9). Ohio State is 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games against the ACC and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games while the under is 4-0 in their last 4 games overall. (more...)
Ali Hamsa confident Felda can solve Jalan Semarak land ownership issue Ali Hamsa confident Felda can solve Jalan Semarak land ownership issue
- December 23, 2017

Asked whether there was an element of fraud in the land ownership transfer, the Johor Baru Member of Parliament said the opinions of Felda lawyers, the Law Division of the Prime Minister's Department and the Attorney-General led to that matter. (more...)
Vident Investment Advisory LLC Sells 3502 Shares of Magellan Health Inc (MGLN)
- December 23, 2017

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $91.73. About 54,139 shares traded. Zacks Investment Research raised Magellan Health from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $112.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. (more...)
Man arrested in connection with death in village
- December 23, 2017

His condition is described as stable. A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death as well as the alleged attempted murder of another man. The alleged attacker is due to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court on Wednesday. Officers remain at the scene. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously. (more...)
Notre Dame Basketball Recap: Irish Defeat Lions, 86-50 Notre Dame Basketball Recap: Irish Defeat Lions, 86-50
- December 23, 2017

Gibbs (14.1 points). He was the only Lions player to score in double digits. Seven members of the team average at least 7.2 points, but only two score in double figures - 6-7 forward Jordan Capps (12.8 points) and 5-9 point guard Marlain Veal (12.8, 5.3 assists). (more...)
$0.95 EPS Expected for World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD)
- December 23, 2017

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD ) has risen 103.20% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. The company had revenue of $131.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $130.20 million. (more...)
California wildfire largest since 1932 California wildfire largest since 1932
- December 23, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown joined friends, family and colleagues Saturday at a San Diego church to honor Corey Iverson. The funeral for firefighter Cory Iverson who was sadly killed while battling the massive Thomas Fire was held last Sunday. However, larger fires may predate the list, including the Santiago Canyon Fire of 1889 that reportedly burned 300,000 acres. Now, however, things are finally beginning to look up for firefighters and residents dealing with the Thomas Fire. (more...)
At least 100 dead and dozens missing as tropical storm batters Philippines At least 100 dead and dozens missing as tropical storm batters Philippines
- December 23, 2017

Tembin initially struck Friday, dropping more than 140 millimeters (5.5 inches) of rain in some parts of Mindanao, overwhelming artificial dams and sending floodwaters from mountainous areas down to communities below. In the town of Sibuco, five bodies have been recovered after 30 people were reportedly swept away. It's the latest disaster to hit the Philippines, which is battered by about 20 typhoons and storms each year, making the archipelago that lies on the Pacific typhoon belt one of ... (more...)
Trump slams Nigerians for not returning to their 'huts' after seeing America Trump slams Nigerians for not returning to their 'huts' after seeing America
- December 23, 2017

Upon reading that 2,500 people from Afghanistan had obtained visas, he described the country as a "terrorist haven". Despite the White House denials, immigrant rights advocates worry the episode is just the latest sign of President Trump's alleged racism. (more...)

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