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Putin opponent launches presidential bid Putin opponent launches presidential bid
- December 27, 2017

Navalny has said he would get at least 500 Russians in each of the 20 cities to support his candidacy to make it harder for the authorities to reject his bid. "I don't see anyone else who I want to become president". Navalny is the most serious opponent that Putin has ever faced. Putin critic Alexei Navalny's presidential aspirations were always a long shot, but his campaign has been officially quashed by the Kremlin. (more...)
Phoenix Police: Child Bent in Half by Father Dies Phoenix Police: Child Bent in Half by Father Dies
- December 27, 2017

Resendiz admitted in a police interview to pressing his son's legs over his head to try to get him to stop crying, according to a probable cause statement submitted to Maricopa County Superior Court by police after the man's arrest on December 19. (more...)
'Oil Trade Between N. Korea & China Under Discussion at UNSC' 'Oil Trade Between N. Korea & China Under Discussion at UNSC'
- December 27, 2017

They also agreed to hold regular high-level meetings between military and intelligence officials to share information on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program as well as the impact of sanctions on the North Korean economy. Washington and Beijing have agreed to install a military hotline for emergency talks on North Korea, according to the Asahi Shimbun on Monday. The alleged revelation comes days after the UNSC imposed a new package of punitive measures against the North in response to its ... (more...)
The Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is preparing to resign The Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is preparing to resign
- December 27, 2017

In a tweet Saturday, the president wrote: "How can FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , the man in charge, along with leakin' James Comey , of the Phony Hillary Clinton investigation (including her 33,000 illegally deleted emails) be given $700,000 for wife's campaign by Clinton Puppets during investigation?" "I think the president is doing that and I appreciate those tweets I consider them an insurance policy for America". (more...)
Leafs Legend Johnny Bower dead at 93 Leafs Legend Johnny Bower dead at 93
- December 27, 2017

He did not make his National Hockey League debut until he was 29 and had already played 12 seasons in the AHL. The Toronto Maple Leafs legend, Hockey Hall of Famer and two-time Vezina Trophy victor toiled in the American Hockey League for 13 seasons before earning a permanent spot in 1958 as the Leafs' goaltender. (more...)
Toddler left in running car safe after vehicle stolen in Fergus
- December 27, 2017

David Street North in Fergus at about 7pm on December 25. Ontario Provincial Police say a man and his accomplice stole a auto that was left unlocked and running as a woman went into a store in Fergus, Ont., on the evening of Christmas Day. (more...)
Thierry Henry: Talk of Real Madrid sacking Zinedine Zidane is 'comical Thierry Henry: Talk of Real Madrid sacking Zinedine Zidane is 'comical
- December 27, 2017

The win on Saturday (23 December) also saw La Blaugrana extend their lead over current champions Madrid to 14 points, having played an additional league game, and nine points over second-place Atletico Madrid. 2. Jazz batted brilliantly and achieved the required target in 19.1 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Ronaldo came close on multiple occasions as well, but an uncharacteristically profligate performance deprived his side of the opening goal. (more...)
Winston Reid urges West Ham to respond from Newcastle defeat at Bournemouth Winston Reid urges West Ham to respond from Newcastle defeat at Bournemouth
- December 27, 2017

Andre Ayew , who had earlier missed a penalty, pulled one back but Newcastle held on for victory to leave West Ham 17th, a point and a place ahead of Bournemouth . It is important not to be in the bottom three not just at Christmas. Saivet made an immediate impact, although not the desired one when he gifted the ball to Arnautovic in the centre of the pitch. (more...)
Shares of Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) Slip 1.59% Higher
- December 27, 2017

Geospace Technologies Corp now has $182.09M valuation. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $65.39. 4,245,100 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,776,433. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Devon Energy in a research report on Monday, December 11th. The original version of this piece of content can be read at ... (more...)
NH Trooper on Leave Pending Investigation of Fatal Shooting
- December 27, 2017

The man's identity will not be released until family members are notified. Officials said further details will be released once investigators speak with the trooper, whose name was not released. Full text of earlier story continues below . A man has died after an officer-involved shooting in Canaan . The shooting occurred in a field at the junction of Route 4 and Switch Road in Canaan. (more...)
Singer files sexual assault complaint against President Trump's former campaign manager Singer files sexual assault complaint against President Trump's former campaign manager
- December 27, 2017

Lewandowski was charged previous year after a reporter accused him of violently grabbing her arm at a Trump campaign rally. "I'm wearing this silver suit and stretchy trousers, and after the photo, he smacks my ass really hard", Villa said. (more...)
Endangered child alert issued for 5-year-old Knoxville boy Endangered child alert issued for 5-year-old Knoxville boy
- December 27, 2017

A state-wide Amber Alert was issued earlier today. An Amber Alert issued in Knoxville, Tennessee, recently has been credited with leading to the safe recovery of a missing boy and the arrest of two suspects wanted in connection to that disappearance. (more...)
Son of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound Son of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound
- December 27, 2017

Philip, a philanthropist who formerly worked as a lawyer and ran an investment firm, is survived by his wife, Sally Lasker Graham, and two children from the second of his four marriages, Alice Graham and Edward Graham; as well as his sister, journalist and Post senior associate editor Lally Weymouth, and brothers Donald and Stephen Graham. (more...)
Acquires New Stake in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP)
- December 27, 2017

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested 0% of its portfolio in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc . Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at 0.00%.Covering Sell-Side analysts have offered recommendations and price target estimates on Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (more...)
Gift-Wrapped Horse Manure Delivered To Steve Mnuchin's LA Home Contained A Note Gift-Wrapped Horse Manure Delivered To Steve Mnuchin's LA Home Contained A Note
- December 27, 2017

Strong was very forthright in the Christmas card he attached to the bizzare 'gift package .'"Dear Misters Trump and Mnuchin, we are returning your Christmas gift of the Republican tax plan because it's complete horse s**t". "I feel like that's what the GOP has done to the American people ", he told KPCC. "Like Hunter S Thompson once said, "when the going gets weird, the weird turns pro". (more...)
Hours extended to prepay 2018 Hennepin Co. property taxes Hours extended to prepay 2018 Hennepin Co. property taxes
- December 27, 2017

The new law limits the federal deduction for combined state and local income and property tax payments to $10,000. According to data from the county, Montgomery has about 340,000 residential and commercial property-tax accounts. The county urged taxpayers to consult their own tax advisers. The Hennepin County Government Center will be open from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. through Friday, Dec. (more...)
N. Korean Media Urge Citizens to Study Kim Jong-un's Ideologies N. Korean Media Urge Citizens to Study Kim Jong-un's Ideologies
- December 27, 2017

Ri is described as a key official involved in the North's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) development program. The North Korean Foreign Ministry also said that the United States should "learn to co-exist" with the nuclear-armed Pyongyang if it wants to " live peacefully ". (more...)
Semi-trailers used to block streets surrounding Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day Semi-trailers used to block streets surrounding Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day
- December 27, 2017

The heightened security come just four days after a man allegedly ploughed his vehicle into pedestrians on Melbourne's Flinders Street. "This will be a one day police operation while there is no specific threat". A survey by Barclaycard found that shoppers are expected to spend more today than they did on this year's Black Friday . Bargain hunters gave the move the tick of approval. (more...)
More than 130 dead in Philippine mudslides, flooding By More than 130 dead in Philippine mudslides, flooding By
- December 27, 2017

Tembin, known as Vinta in the Philippines, started lashing Mindanao on Friday, with a state of emergency declared in some areas including the Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur regions. Police and disaster officials expect the death toll to rise with more fatalities likely to be found in remote communities. But their rescue efforts arebeing hampered by continuing heavy rain, power cuts and blocked roads. (more...)
4 bodies found in basement apartment in upstate NY
- December 27, 2017

The bodies were discovered Tuesday afternoon at 158 2nd Avenue. DeWolf said the passings "seem suspicious", The (Albany) Times Union revealed. DeWolf said all four deaths appear suspicious and are being investigated as homicides. A call to a phone in one of the home's apartments was answered by someone who declined to comment. The two-story home at 158 Second Ave.is taped off and the street is blocked to traffic. (more...)
More bitter cold, snow expected after snapping Christmas Day records More bitter cold, snow expected after snapping Christmas Day records
- December 27, 2017

ME got 15 inches of snow during a snowstorm, and New Hampshire saw about one foot, according to ABC News . Another 19 inches fell before dawn Tuesday, bringing the total to 53 inches - the greatest two-day snowfall in Pennsylvania history. (more...)
Israeli Official Believes 10 More Nations Will Recognize Jerusalem as Capital Israeli Official Believes 10 More Nations Will Recognize Jerusalem as Capital
- December 27, 2017

After Guatemala, Israeli occupation authorities say that another two countries will move embassies of their countries to Jerusalem . While Israel's deputy foreign minister did not name which nations could make the declaration, countries like Honduras, Romania, the Philippines, and the Czech Republic could be on board after they either voted against or abstained from the U.N. (more...)
Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Report
- December 27, 2017

The company has market cap of $1.97 billion. Current market cap is $66.89B and the stock has an EPS of -$2.00. About 2.10 million shares traded. ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP ) opened at $55.50 on Tuesday. Rnc Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.02% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Bancorporation Of Mellon Corp, New York-based fund reported 15.27 million shares. (more...)
Gabriel: Brexit Could Be a Model for Non-EU Members Gabriel: Brexit Could Be a Model for Non-EU Members
- December 27, 2017

At the same time Gabriel pledged spoke in favor of finding "alternative forms of closer cooperation" with these countries - and in his view, an agreement similar to what Brussels is seeking to achieve with Britain could be an example for such relations. (more...)
Egypt FM to visit Ethiopia over Nile dam Egypt FM to visit Ethiopia over Nile dam
- December 27, 2017

He called the World Bank "neutral and decisive" and said it could facilitate negotiations "devoid of political interpretation and manipulation". Egypt did not halt technical studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), unlike what is indicated by some rumors circulating in the media, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Ati told African, Arab and foreign ambassadors in a meeting on Thursday. (more...)
The Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet The Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet
- December 27, 2017

Deciding what pieces of the internet to archive has been an ongoing project and debate for the Library of Congress . Following years of archiving every public tweet ever, the Library of Congress has reduced its Twitter archival goal: it will now only save tweets that it decides are important. (more...)
Historic Jackson magnolia tree on White House grounds to be removed Historic Jackson magnolia tree on White House grounds to be removed
- December 27, 2017

A White House official says first lady Melania Trump made the call to cut the tree down after seeing the paperwork, which says the magnolia's woes may have started as long as 50 years ago. "The overall architecture and structure of the tree is greatly compromised and the tree is completely dependent on the artificial support", the report reads, according to CNN . (more...)
Korean Officials Allegedly Involved in Ballistic Missile Program Korean Officials Allegedly Involved in Ballistic Missile Program
- December 27, 2017

The U.S. Treasury said in a statement Tuesday the two officials, Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol, are being singled out for pushing forward with producing weapons of mass destruction. North Korea launched a new ICBM on November 29, claiming it can carry a nuclear warhead to anywhere on the US mainland. Friday's resolution requires United Nations member states to repatriate North Korean overseas workers within 24 months. (more...)
8-Year-Old falls through ice in southern Utah pond 8-Year-Old falls through ice in southern Utah pond
- December 27, 2017

The boy chased after the dog and ran on a frozen pond. The other child has rushed to try and help the boy but was unable to get him out of the water. After removing his police gear, Thompson went into the water and he used his arms to punch through the ice in order to create a pathway to the victim, who was about 25 feet away from the shore. (more...)
British Royal Navy escorted Russian warship near United Kingdom waters British Royal Navy escorted Russian warship near United Kingdom waters
- December 26, 2017

Portsmouth-based HMS St Albans set sail on 23 December and remained at sea on Christmas Day to keep track of the Russian frigate "in areas of national interest", the MoD said. Mr Johnson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov disagreed on a number of policy points, reflecting increasing tensions between Britain and Russia. (more...)

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