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Russian Federation forming permanent force grouping in Syria Russian Federation forming permanent force grouping in Syria
- December 26, 2017

Meanwhile, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Tuesday that Moscow had begun establishing a permanent presence at its two military bases in Syria . The port, however, has already received attention from the Russian military, which used it as a logistics point in supplying the Khmeimim base over the two years of operations. (more...)
Cops remove memorial left by hate group
- December 26, 2017

The group helped organize participants in the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August. The clashes came amid debate over the removal of statues and memorials commemorating the Confederacy across the country. Hate has no place in Minneapolis. Noor pulled his service weapon and shot Damond in the abdomen. She was a life coach and yoga instructor and was supposed to get married to a Minneapolis man in a month's time. (more...)
Analyst Stock Recommendations For Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK), Barclays PLC (BCS) Analyst Stock Recommendations For Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK), Barclays PLC (BCS)
- December 26, 2017

It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, July 17 report. The latest exchange of 1.52 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 2.85 Million shares. First Business Svcs, Wisconsin-based fund reported 6,164 shares. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $408,160 activity. (more...)
4 killed in rollover crash on I-70 near Abilene 4 killed in rollover crash on I-70 near Abilene
- December 26, 2017

The KHP Critical Highway Accident Response Team is responding to provide further assistance. One person is dead following a crash in Platte County, Mo., Tuesday. The number of traffic crashes worked by the Missouri Highway Patrol over the Christmas weekend was up 89 percent over the same period a year ago, the patrol reported Tuesday. (more...)
Democrats to file challenge in tied House race Democrats to file challenge in tied House race
- December 26, 2017

The outcome of this race will determine which party controls the House. The Simonds campaign has asked the board to delay the lot draw. Democrats are filing a legal challenge to stop a drawing on Wednesday that would determine the balance of the Virginia House of Delegates . (more...)
Pak should have shown decency to let Jadhav's mother hug him: Friend Pak should have shown decency to let Jadhav's mother hug him: Friend
- December 26, 2017

Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh, who accompanied Jadhav's family, was seen watching the reunion from a distance. "We honour our commitments", spokesman Faisal earlier tweeted along with a picture of the visitors. Earlier, media reports said that Pakistan had asked India to convey the plan of Jadhav's family at the earliest otherwise it would be hard to arrange the meeting. (more...)
Korea calls latest sanctions 'act of war'
- December 26, 2017

In a statement on its official news agency, North Korea's foreign ministry lashed out against the sanctions, saying the United States is intimidated by the nation's nuclear power. There was no immediate reaction from the White House or North Korea to the South Korean prediction. On Tuesday, Beijing released customs data indicating China exported no oil products to North Korea in November, apparently going over and beyond United Nations sanctions. (more...)
Extreme cold warning issued for most of Saskatchewan Extreme cold warning issued for most of Saskatchewan
- December 26, 2017

The weather agency says the cold warnings mean there is an "elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia". This alert will put into action a short-term emergency plan to increase community services when the temperature drops below -15 C or when Environment Canada issues a storm watch or weather warning. (more...)
Presidents of Armenia, Georgia meet in Tbilisi Presidents of Armenia, Georgia meet in Tbilisi
- December 26, 2017

The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili met with the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan in Georgia today. I am convinced that our parliaments have a great mission in terms of strengthening the friendship between our two peoples, which dates back to many centuries, because the constitutional changes in Armenia and Georgia made us rethink the role and significance of Parliament. (more...)
Oil trade between N. Korea, China under review at UNSC committee: ministry Oil trade between N. Korea, China under review at UNSC committee: ministry
- December 26, 2017

Beijing did not import any coal, lead or iron ore from North Korea during November, the second month of the most recent trade sanctions the United Nations imposed. Not since February of 2015 have the shipments of jet fuel stood at zero to North Korea from China. In November, China's trade with North Korea totaled $388 million, one of the lowest monthly volumes this year. (more...)
Thomas Fire 88 percent contained, holds at 281620 acres Thomas Fire 88 percent contained, holds at 281620 acres
- December 26, 2017

As of Friday, while 18,000 homes and other buildings were technically still at risk, there was little flame showing in previously burned areas and the fire was moving slowly through remote wilderness. Some fires before that date undoubtedly were larger but records are unreliable, according to state fire officials. The fire scorched more than 440 square miles of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, destroyed more than 1,000 structures and damaged 280 others after breaking out December 4. (more...)
Acquires Shares of 3000 American Tower Corp (AMT)
- December 26, 2017

About 2.77 million shares traded. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 50.96% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 31. Price T Rowe Associate Md accumulated 0.5% or 21.43 million shares. Howard Hughes Med Institute holds 30,000 shares or 1.02% of its portfolio. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.48 earnings per share. (more...)
Utah's largest paper blasts Hatch, says he should step down
- December 26, 2017

Another story published by the paper detailed the accomplishments that led to Hatch's designation, including his advocacy for "sweeping changes to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments" and his contributions to Republican tax reform efforts. (more...)
Japan says it won't follow United States on Jerusalem embassy move Japan says it won't follow United States on Jerusalem embassy move
- December 26, 2017

Earlier on Tuesday, Hebrew media reported Kono invited Netanyahu and Abbas to a four-way peace summit in Tokyo that would also include Jared Kushner, who is overseeing US President Donald Trump's efforts to revive peace talks. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has called on Japan to pressure the Palestinian Authority to accept the Trump decision on Jerusalem, Israel's Channel 7 reported yesterday. (more...)
Trump speaks with children about tracking Santa Claus Trump speaks with children about tracking Santa Claus
- December 26, 2017

It is the 62nd year for the wildly popular programme run by the USA and Canadian militaries. President Donald Trump holds first lady Melania Trump's hand as they walk back to the stage during the lighting ceremony for the 2017 National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. (more...)
Utes hope to raise another bowl trophy in Heart of Dallas Bowl Utes hope to raise another bowl trophy in Heart of Dallas Bowl
- December 26, 2017

Most of Utah's recent teams have featured double-digit contingencies of players fro the Lone Star State, including 10 on the current roster. Following this outcome, the Mountaineers went on to defeat #15 Iowa State as well as Kansas State, before losing their final two games to Texas and #4 Oklahoma. (more...)
British Royal Family members arrive for Christmas Day church service
- December 26, 2017

Speaking to the BBC , she said: 'I'm just very bubbly by nature and I was with my daughter and I got a bit excitable, I suppose. The crowd was larger than in past years, perhaps because of curiosity about Markle. "I describe that hospital visit as a "privilege" because the patients I met were an example to us all, showing extraordinary bravery and resilience", she says. (more...)
Trump and Melania send warmest wishes for Kwanzaa Trump and Melania send warmest wishes for Kwanzaa
- December 26, 2017

There was no official Christmas statement issued by the Trump administration, but the President tweeted out cheers throughout the holiday weekend. He struck a similar note in 2015 , writing, "Kwanzaa's seven principles-unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith-are also shared values that bind us as Americans". (more...)
TSA: Loaded gun found with passenger at OIA security checkpoint
- December 26, 2017

The find caused lines to increase in length at the security checkpoint during an already busy day for the airport with holiday travel. TSA spokeswoman Tari Koshetz told the AP the passenger was carrying a Ruger with a separate magazine loaded with 10 rounds of.22-caliber ammunition. (more...)
More than $20K raised for baby brutally attacked by raccoon More than $20K raised for baby brutally attacked by raccoon
- December 26, 2017

Many people made donations via GoFundMe after a page was set up for the family. Rodgers also posted a Christmas update on her daughter's GoFundMe page with the caption: "Merry Christmas!" "I'm good. Rodgers moved her children to the one-room apartment a few days before the vicious attack. According to The Associated Press , tenants had allegedly been complaining about a raccoon infestation at their current home. (more...)
Best friends for 60 years find out they're biological brothers Best friends for 60 years find out they're biological brothers
- December 26, 2017

Now, they have proof that they're more than just friends. KHON2 reported that Mr Macfarlane never knew his father while Mr Robinson was adopted out of the family. Here's where Robinson comes in. Turns out, they have the same birth mother, and they revealed the surprise to loved ones over the Christmas weekend. (more...)
Kremlin said 'concerned' about possibility US might further expand sanctions on Russia Kremlin said 'concerned' about possibility US might further expand sanctions on Russia
- December 26, 2017

Lavrov's comments on Tuesday recall ones made earlier in the week. "We call on partners to focus on solving specific problems of the Korean Peninsula on the basis of negotiations". In the wake of the extreme deterioration of the crisis in the region this summer amid Pyongyang's repeated missile launches and a nuclear test, Russian Federation and China have proposed the so-called "double freeze" plan aimed to settle the situation, which urges North Korea to halt nuclear tests and urges the ... (more...)
Femen Protester: Jesus Heist Attempted at Vatican Nativity Scene Femen Protester: Jesus Heist Attempted at Vatican Nativity Scene
- December 26, 2017

The incident happened about two hours before Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to some 50,000 people in the square. Femen created a name for itself by organizing topless protests. "A child is not from a god, but from a woman". The woman was identified as an activist, part of the group Femen. The group's goal is "complete victory over patriarchy". (more...)
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Acquires 7722 Shares of Exelon Co. (EXC)
- December 26, 2017

Orrstown Fin Serv holds 0.06% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC ) or 1,355 shares. Therefore 37% are positive. Crow Point Partners Llc increased Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) stake by 454.55% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Ltd Co invested 0.85% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Ntv Asset Management Llc, a West Virginia-based fund reported 259,480 shares. (more...)
Volunteers deliver Meals on Wheels for Christmas Volunteers deliver Meals on Wheels for Christmas
- December 26, 2017

She and her husband said they were eager to get in the kitchen and serve their community. I got to meet a couple of the people that received meals and they sat and talked with me. Numerous recipients were so overjoyed when they answered their doors they broke into tears. "This is what meals on wheels central Texas is all about and what the holiday's all about getting a group of people together to give back". (more...)
Trump fumes over Russian Federation dossier: 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage' Trump fumes over Russian Federation dossier: 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'
- December 26, 2017

Trump, quoting Fox News, slammed the dossier and noted it hasn't been verified. . Trump railed against the dossier as "bogus" and a 'pile of garbage, ' bringing up its Democratic funding origins, while going after the FBI for reportedly using the dossier as the foundation for its investigations of Trump campaign officials and associates. (more...)
Aleksei Navalny can not be registered as presidential candidate in Russian Federation
- December 26, 2017

Mr Navalny came under pressure from authorities as he gained popularity. "I told my parents", she said. "But we have two bases there and, naturally, we will continue anti-terrorist efforts, including in Syria", he said at a meeting with senior Russian lawmakers. (more...)
Mostly sunny, high near 17 — TODAY'S FORECAST Mostly sunny, high near 17 — TODAY'S FORECAST
- December 26, 2017

Tuesday . The storm may be moving from west to the east, and also from the north to the south, forecasters believe. Any roads that sufficiently dried on Monday will not have a problem with refreezing, according to the National Weather Service . (more...)
U.S. drone kills two near Kurram U.S. drone kills two near Kurram
- December 26, 2017

Officials in the political administration at Parachinar, headquarter of Kurram Agency confirmed the United States drone attack at Mata Sangar area, near the Pak-Afghan border. The identities of those killed couldn't be made available immediately. On October 20, at least 12 suspected militants were reportedly killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan's Paktia province. (more...)
Donald Trump firing Robert Mueller 'could provoke constitutional crisis', warns senator Donald Trump firing Robert Mueller 'could provoke constitutional crisis', warns senator
- December 26, 2017

There's clearly a difference in how the White House has handled this possibility and how it handled the dismissal of FBI Director James B. Comey, which Trump previewed in a Fox Business interview . The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee warned President Donald Trump against firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller or pardoning key witnesses like Michael Flynn in the continuing Russian Federation investigation. (more...)

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