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Philippines Denies Manila Intends to Move Israel Mission to Jerusalem
- December 27, 2017

Earlier this month, defying dire, worldwide warnings, Trump had declared Jerusalem as Israel's capital and directed the State Department to begin the process of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as required by US law. The U.S. used its privilege as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council to veto a resolution condemning Trump's decision last week, but was slammed days later by a 128-9 U.N. (more...)
FBI Fingerprint Software Reportedly Contains Russian-made Code
- December 27, 2017

The firm - then a subsidiary of the Paris-based conglomerate Safran - concealed from the feds the fact that it had bought the Russian code in a secret deal, said the whistleblowers, both French nationals who worked in Russia, BuzzFeed reported. (more...)
Malegaon blast: MCOCA charges against Lt Col Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya dropped Malegaon blast: MCOCA charges against Lt Col Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya dropped
- December 27, 2017

On Monday, the court had dismissed the petitions filed by Purohit and another accused Sameer Kulkarni, challenging the sanction of prosecution under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Sadhvi Pragya, Ramesh Upadhyay Ajay Rahikar, Lt Col Purohit discharged under MCOCA and 17, 20 and 13 of UAPA and arms act, ANI reported. Opening the doors for their release on bail, it further said that the trial court should decide their bail plea on merit and without applicability of ... (more...)
OH teens now charged with murder after sandbag overpass death OH teens now charged with murder after sandbag overpass death
- December 27, 2017

On Tuesday, Toledo police filed murder charges against Pedro Salinas, 13, Sean Carter, 14, Demetrius Wimberly, 14, and William Parker, 15 following the death of 22-year-old Marquise Byrd, The Toledo Blade reports. He was in the passenger seat of a vehicle on I-75 in Toledo when a sandbag came smashing through the windshield. She said he had a 1-year-old son and was engaged to be married. (more...)
Popular 'Hugging Dog' in NYC now homeless after Christmas Day fire Popular 'Hugging Dog' in NYC now homeless after Christmas Day fire
- December 27, 2017

There were two minor injuries reported. According to the FDNY, the fire at the six-story building was accidental and caused by unattended candles lit on the holiday. Fritz said she looks forward to meeting the wonder dog known for giving hugs to all passersby on the streets of Manhattan. Chavez said he knows Louboutina will at least be by his side. (more...)
Short Term Technical Analysis: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC), The Gap, Inc. (GPS) Short Term Technical Analysis: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)
- December 27, 2017

Range Resources Corporation now has $4.14 billion valuation. About 1.10 million shares traded. (NYSE:FR) has risen 18.40% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Finally, Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in Vornado Realty Trust by 48.3% in the 2nd quarter. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, September 25. (more...)
China, Pakistan want Afghanistan to join CPEC
- December 27, 2017

China expected to see a wide and inclusive political reconciliation process in Afghanistan, led and owned by the Afghan people, he said, Afghanistan's Pajhwok reported. He added: "They really hope that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor can be Pakistan-Afghanistan-China Economic Corridor". The three sides have agreed to promote connectivity under Belt and Road Initiative framework and follow the principle of starting from easy and smaller projects step by step to identify cooperation ... (more...)
CSBC Bihar Police Result 2017 to be declared soon, check csbc CSBC Bihar Police Result 2017 to be declared soon, check csbc
- December 27, 2017

According to the latest update, The results of the Bihar Police constable examination is likely to be declared by the Central Selection Board of Constable (CSBC ) on Wednesday. Thousands of students will load the official website to get through the result as a result of which the website might get down. Please Wait while comments are loading. (more...)
Jailed Reuters Journalists in Myanmar to Remain in Custody Jailed Reuters Journalists in Myanmar to Remain in Custody
- December 27, 2017

The 31-year-old Wa Lone and 27-year-old Kyaw Soe Oo are being investigated for violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act. Their appearance before the Mingalardon Township Court also offered the first opportunity for family, lawyers and colleagues to see them since they were arrested on 12 December. (more...)
10th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto 10th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto
- December 27, 2017

Bilawal Bhutto said that Musharraf, who is in self-imposed exile in Dubai, had directly threatened Bhutto and told her that her security was based on the state of relationship with him. Benazir Bhutto, the daughter of Pakistan's first democratically elected premier Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, entered in politics after the elected government of her father was removed in a military coup in July 1977 and was hanged on April 4, 1979 by the regime of General Zia-ul Haq after sham court trial. (more...)
PM Modi takes coffee break on Mall Road in Himachal Pradesh PM Modi takes coffee break on Mall Road in Himachal Pradesh
- December 27, 2017

One of the busiest points in the city, the Indian Coffee house counts many distinguished personalities - including late prime minister Indira Gandhi , former deputy prime minister Lal Krishna Advani and former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai - among its customers. (more...)
UDF leaders seek special Ockhi relief package from central team UDF leaders seek special Ockhi relief package from central team
- December 27, 2017

Another 24 lives were saved by other agencies, including merchant navy vessels. Of the total 845 people rescued, 453 were from Tamil Nadu, 362 from Kerala, and 30 from Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands. The Centre will release an immediate assistance of ₹133 crore to Kerala for rehabilitation of those affected by Cyclone Ockhi, a senior Central government official said today. (more...)
White Christmas for Pennsylvania as record storm dumps 53 inches of snow White Christmas for Pennsylvania as record storm dumps 53 inches of snow
- December 27, 2017

The city declared a snow emergency, saying some roads were impassable. While some parts of the United Kingdom have had a dusting of snow this Christmas, across the pond a Christmas storm has dumped a record 53ins of snow in Pennsylvania and its surrounding areas. (more...)
Warning of ice tonight and tomorrow morning in parts of Sussex Warning of ice tonight and tomorrow morning in parts of Sussex
- December 27, 2017

He added: 'The outlook is for a continuation of unsettled conditions, with spells of rain coming in from the west, some sleet and snow in places - mostly restricted to high ground - and frosty nights'. The Met Office says: "Icy patches are expected to develop on Wednesday night and Thursday morning on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, as well as where showers continue to fall. (more...)
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) Shares Sold by Carderock Capital Management Inc
- December 27, 2017

Evercore Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Idexx Labs Inc (IDXX) by 693.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. North Carolina-based Franklin Street Inc Nc has invested 1.1% in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Therefore 56% are positive. Aegis restated a "sell" rating on shares of IDEXX Laboratories in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $185.00 price target on shares of IDEXX Laboratories in a ... (more...)
One dead after 4.2 magnitude quake near Iran capital Tehran
- December 27, 2017

On Nov. 12, a 7.3-magnitude quake shook the region on the Iran-Iraq border, leaving more than 600 people dead - mostly Iranians - and injuring thousands more. A mild natural disaster at the scale of 4.2 Richter is felt in Iranian capital Tehran and suburbs in early hours of Wednesday morning. The tremor came less than a week after a magnitude 5.2 natural disaster hit the same region. (more...)
Chief executive, owners of unregistered medical colleges appear in SC Chief executive, owners of unregistered medical colleges appear in SC
- December 27, 2017

The directives were issued after a lawyer informed the two-member bench hearing the case that when she complained about the massive fee hike by a medical college, she received threatening calls from owners of medical colleges and the son of Punjab governor. (more...)
Trims Stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC)
- December 27, 2017

It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. International Value Advisers Llc decreased Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc. (NYSE: MMC ). California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 0.16% stake. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Neutral" rating by M Partners given on Friday, April 29. The company was maintained on Monday, December 11 by Canaccord Genuity. (more...)
Two senior North Korean officials added to USA blacklist Two senior North Korean officials added to USA blacklist
- December 27, 2017

The statement was made by South Korea's Unification Ministry, however, no reason or evidence was provided by the country. "These actions follow Friday's United Nations Security Council Resolution, which imposed strong new sanctions on North Korea further shutting down its ability to raise illicit funds", Mnuchin added. (more...)
PM Modi never questioned Manmohan Singh's commitment to India: Arun Jaitley PM Modi never questioned Manmohan Singh's commitment to India: Arun Jaitley
- December 27, 2017

Facing opposition's ire over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on Manmohan Singh and Hamid Ansari during Gujarat elections, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the PM had no intention of questioning former PM and Vice President's integrity towards the nation. (more...)
Tunisia demands formal UAE apology over women ban Tunisia demands formal UAE apology over women ban
- December 27, 2017

Several Tunisian women reportedly said their journeys to the U.A.E. had been delayed and some reported their visas had to undergo additional examination. He added that the UAE valued and respected Tunisian women. A tit-for-tat dispute began on Friday when Emirates prohibited female Tunisian passengers from being able to board flights to the UAE - without giving a reason. (more...)
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) Position Cut by Profund Advisors LLC
- December 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.87% the S&P500. Profund Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (NYSE: AEM ) (TSE:AEM) by 0.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Whittier Trust invested in 0.01% or 8,422 shares. (NYSE:GIMO). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 49,725 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust stated it has 144,602 shares. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen
- December 27, 2017

In a brief statement, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders suggested the United States believed Iran bore ultimate responsibility for the December 19 missile attack against the palace in Riyadh. "Targeting residential areas through ballistic missiles is a violation of worldwide humanitarian laws". "There are no reported casualties at this time". (more...)
Angola Eyes Big Benefits From AngoSat-1 Launch Angola Eyes Big Benefits From AngoSat-1 Launch
- December 27, 2017

The Zenit-3SLBF comprises a Zenit-3SLB launch vehicle, designed by Pivdenne Bureau, and Fregat-SB booster stage and payload fairing, both developed by Russia's NPO Lavochkin Scientific and Production Association. Earlier this year, Angola made public its long-term plan for its space programme, which envisages a steady expansion in the coming years. Angola is one of the few sub-Saharan African countries in space. (more...)
Shooter kills one, wounds three at Moscow confectionary factory Shooter kills one, wounds three at Moscow confectionary factory
- December 27, 2017

Special forces were preparing to storm the Menshevik sweet plant. There are no hostages inside. A security guard at a confectionery factory was shot dead on Wednesday in clashes between the former owner and the current management, the Russian Investigative Committee said. (more...)
Caldwell addresses media after Lions' playoff hopes dashed: 'Season's not over yet' Caldwell addresses media after Lions' playoff hopes dashed: 'Season's not over yet'
- December 27, 2017

There was every opportunity for the Lions to prove they were the better team, and they didn't take any of them. Caldwell, on the hot seat for the third straight season, had kept the Lions on the fringes of the playoff race with back-to-back wins over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears the last two weeks. (more...)
Obama warns of social media dangers, in interview with Prince Harry Obama warns of social media dangers, in interview with Prince Harry
- December 27, 2017

Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media that fosters division and leads to the "Balkanisation of society", in what was seen as a dig at his successor and prolific tweeter Donald Trump . (more...)
Trump criticizes Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director as he plans retirement Trump criticizes Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director as he plans retirement
- December 27, 2017

Trump's complaints against Comey were based on his leaking of details of conversations the two men had while Comey was still FBI Director, as well as his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. It was also revealed that texts sent between agents on special prosecutor Robert Mueller's team had sent text messages amongst themselves calling Mr Trump an "idiot". (more...)
British woman indicted by Egyptian court for smuggling painkiller tablets British woman indicted by Egyptian court for smuggling painkiller tablets
- December 27, 2017

Plummer has maintained the drugs were for her Egyptian boyfriend who suffers from chronic back pain. Laura's sister Jayne Synclair has described the conditions in which she was held before her trial as a "living hell" and fears they will be even worse in jail. (more...)
Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight
- December 27, 2017

A stray flurry possible south of Indy with no accumulation expected. Winds N 5-15 miles per hour producing wind chills in the single digits both above and below zero. That's when the bottom falls out. The pattern looks like a quiet one, but we'll have to watch Sunday with a signal for a bit of snow there. Temperatures will stay well below normal through the weekend and into the middle of next week. (more...)

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