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Crews battling fire at Lincoln business Crews battling fire at Lincoln business
- December 28, 2017

Lincoln fire crews battled two fires Wednesday morning, one in the northeast part of the city that left nine people injured and another in the southwest part of town that heavily damaged a business. The bitter cold temperatures caused some problems for firefighters with some people falling. It happened at Paul Davis Restoration near 6th and Calvert; the blaze was easily visible. (more...)
Sen. Flake dangles possibility of running against Trump Sen. Flake dangles possibility of running against Trump
- December 28, 2017

He added, "When you look at the lack of diversity, sometimes, and it depends on where you are, obviously, but by and large, we're appealing to older white men, and there are just a limited number of them, and anger and resentment are not a governing philosophy". (more...)
Vanity Fair's New Year's Resolution Suggestions for Hillary Clinton Are Sexist AF
- December 28, 2017

The thing about comedy, though, is just calling it that doesn't guarantee it will actually be amusing, or that it will be worth putting out into the world. In what world is Hillary Clinton not moving on? Maya Kosoff, the writer who suggested Clinton take up knitting, released her own statement on Twitter indicating staff members never meant to single out the politician and also that she doesn't appreciate her comments "being taken out of context to make me seem super sexist". (more...)
Traders Buy Shares of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) on Weakness
- December 28, 2017

About 443,977 shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 3.30% since December 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.84% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 47 investors sold ITW shares while 354 reduced holdings. (more...)
DOJ mishandled sex harassment cases: watchdog DOJ mishandled sex harassment cases: watchdog
- December 28, 2017

Many of those found responsible were never fired, and some were even rewarded, according to a review by the Inspector General. According to the report, the misconduct included a U.S. He also claimed that "additional safeguards and systems" had been implemented to ensure this does not happen again. He reportedly got a reprimand, a title change and "relief from supervisory duties" but was not suspended and did not receive a loss in pay or grade. (more...)
Haircut from hell lands stylist behind bars Haircut from hell lands stylist behind bars
- December 28, 2017

Shabani , 46, then started to twist the customer's ear. On Friday a 22-year-old man went to get the sides of his head shaved and an inch cut off from the top. Police in Madison, Wisconsin, arrested a hairstylist after he gave a customer a very unwanted Larry Fine hairdo. The customer had his head completely shaved by a different stylist before Christmas, according to the State Journal . (more...)
Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Sells 26667 Shares of Middleby Corp (MIDD)
- December 28, 2017

The stock increased 0.59% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $20.29. About 550 shares traded. It is down 16.65% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. POT's profit will be $59.60M for 72.46 P/E if the $0.07 EPS becomes a reality. Albion Financial Group UT grew its holdings in shares of Middleby by 1.3% during the second quarter. (more...)
Australia eye 4-0 Ashes series lead as Boxing Test gets underway Australia eye 4-0 Ashes series lead as Boxing Test gets underway
- December 28, 2017

After dismissing Khawaja, Broad very almost trapped new batsman Marsh in front but the lbw appeal was turned down. Australia vice-captain David Warner described Smith as a "freak". Smith, whose team have reclaimed the urn by taking an unassailable 3-0 series lead, has starred this Ashes, leading the run-scoring with 426 at an average of 142. (more...)
Jim Burns Dies: Co-Creator Of 'MTV Unplugged' Was 65 Jim Burns Dies: Co-Creator Of 'MTV Unplugged' Was 65
- December 28, 2017

Police say the cab driver turned onto Fifth Avenue from East 87th Street and struck Burns, who had been walking with his seeing-eye dog near his Upper East Side home at 9.30am. Nirvana's performance was recorded just five months before singer Kurt Cobain's death. Later, the series was revived in different incarnations, most notably with performances by Jay-Z and the Roots (2001), Lauryn Hill (2002) and Alicia Keys (2005). (more...)
Prince Harry to guest edit BBC show, interviewing Obama
- December 28, 2017

He continued, "The question is, how do we harness this technology that allows a multiplicity of voices, a diversity of views but does not lead to a Balkanization of our society but rather continues to promote ways of finding common ground?" "All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet", the former president said to Harry, who was guest host for BBC Radio 4's Today program. (more...)
National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV): What's the Story?
- December 27, 2017

About 594,761 shares traded. ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNOB) has risen 37.35% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. (NYSE:NOV), on the other hand, is down -4.86% year to date as of 12/26/2017. Kempner Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Nat'l Oilwell Varco Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.47B market cap company. (more...)
Ten displaced after fire at Phoenix apartment complex Ten displaced after fire at Phoenix apartment complex
- December 27, 2017

Richardson said it took 25 firefighters to get the blaze under control. "This fire was quickly knocked down. but it's still very sad to see two families uprooted from their home on Christmas night", said Fire Chief Timothy J. "Thankfully there were no injuries". A St. Charles County family returned from church to find they'd lost their home on Christmas. Only the one resident of the bedroom fire will be displaced. (more...)
CBI arrests own programmer over illegal railway ticketing network CBI arrests own programmer over illegal railway ticketing network
- December 27, 2017

According to CBI, a post-graduate in computer applications, Garg had worked with IRCTC for four years between 2007 and 2011, where he learnt the vulnerabilities of the railway ticketing. Travel operators using this software booked tickets in advance and created a shortage. The software was programmed in such a way that around 800-1,000 user IDs could be used simultaneously to book railway tickets on IRCTC site. (more...)
Christmas is over. Here's where you can recycle your trees in Springfield Christmas is over. Here's where you can recycle your trees in Springfield
- December 27, 2017

The structures provide feeding areas and refuge for fish, as well as creating prime fishing spots for anglers, states an Army Corps news release. All decorations - tinsel, lights, garland, bulbs, etc. People can pick up mulch for free if they bring their own containers. You can drop your tree off on the select days from 7 a.m.to 6 p.m. For more information, contact 417-862-3707. (more...)
Hain Celestial Grp (HAIN): A Look Behind The Numbers
- December 27, 2017

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. NasdaqGS: HAIN is 0.018260. This is calculated by taking the earnings per share and dividing it by the last closing share price. It also increased its holding in Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) by 19,782 shares in the quarter, for a total of 340,902 shares, and has risen its stake in Zayo Group Hldgs Inc (NYSE:ZAYO). (more...)
Indian Army crosses LoC, kills 3 Pak soldiers Indian Army crosses LoC, kills 3 Pak soldiers
- December 27, 2017

Pakistan acknowledged the death of its three soldiers in the Indian action in a weekly telephone call between the two Military Operations Directorate on Tuesday. Indian forces have used medium and heavy weapons in recent times to target the civilian population of AJK and Army posts built along the LoC. Pakistan Army confirmed the death of three soldiers in an "unprovoked heavy cross-border shelling by Indian forces" at Rukh Chakri sector. (more...)
Most Recent Analysts Ratings Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)
- December 27, 2017

It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel increased its stake in Blackrock (BLK) by 16.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, September 6 with "Overweight". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, January 4 by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Trump predicts GOP and Dems will agree on health care plan Trump predicts GOP and Dems will agree on health care plan
- December 27, 2017

The poll asked survey respondents to answer questions on Trump's campaign promises, including whether respondents believe Trump has repealed ObamaCare. This is despite the fact that core elements of Obamacare - Medicaid expansion, the individual marketplaces - remain intact, and that the law has become increasingly popular . (more...)
Mondelez International INC (MDLZ) Holder Natixis Asset Management Has Raised Its Stake
- December 27, 2017

Acrospire Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Mondelez International by 1,450.0% during the second quarter. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ ) traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $43.42. (more...)
Christmas Celebrated In Mosul After Islamic State Is Driven Out Of Area Christmas Celebrated In Mosul After Islamic State Is Driven Out Of Area
- December 27, 2017

Iraqi Christians pray during a mass on Christmas eve at Church of Saint George in Teleskof, Iraq December 24, 2017. Islamic State militants had seized and terrorized Mosul and the surrounding areas in 2014 , sending most of its Christian population of 200,000 into flight. (more...)
Georgia inmate escapes from jail, steals vehicle Georgia inmate escapes from jail, steals vehicle
- December 27, 2017

He then slipped through a hole in the fence around the facility and stole a county van, which authorities later recovered in SC. Carroll had been in the jail awaiting transfer to prison on three counts of obstruction of an officer and one count of theft by receiving stolen property. (more...)
Air Pollution Linked to Premature Death in US Seniors Air Pollution Linked to Premature Death in US Seniors
- December 27, 2017

About 8million children are breathing in illegally high levels of air pollution, figures suggest. An increase of merely 1 part per billion in daily ozone exposure over a single summer would lead to 250 additional deaths a year - equivalent to 3,250 over the entire study. (more...)
9-year-old scares off man attempting to steal his father's truck 9-year-old scares off man attempting to steal his father's truck
- December 27, 2017

While Cooksey was in the store, he glanced out the window and noticed that the driver's side door of the truck stood open. "So I pulled out the pellet gun and pointed it to his head". Young Larimore described the erratic movements of the TrailBlazer, saying, "It was doing donuts, zig zags, nearly flipped". Cooksey and Sparling provided police information on Dunn's location along the chase and watched as Dunn damaged Sparling's fender and windshield by hitting a sign before he ultimately ... (more...)
Sex offender with Riverside victims arrested by Border Patrol Sex offender with Riverside victims arrested by Border Patrol
- December 27, 2017

A records check revealed the suspect had prior felony convictions for lewd acts on a child, stemming from his abuse of an unidentified Riverside minor under 14 years old, according to the Border Patrol. "I am looking forward to working with the Border Patrol Agents and professional support staff of the Big Bend Sector as well as all of our community stakeholders and law enforcement partners throughout the region", Boatright said. (more...)
Woman who witnessed shooting is later thrown from bridge, police say Woman who witnessed shooting is later thrown from bridge, police say
- December 27, 2017

Lonoke County deputies say the woman was kidnapped after she witnessed two men being shot at a home on Johnson Road in Scott. Arriving deputies found two people shot, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. Information for this article was contributed by Ryan Tarinelli of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The second suspect is still at large. The other shooting victim has serious injuries. (more...)
Echoing Stalin, House Republican calls for 'purge' of the Department of Justice Echoing Stalin, House Republican calls for 'purge' of the Department of Justice
- December 27, 2017

After being pressed during the interview of his criticism, as well as that of Trump and other Republicans, it was merely an attempt to discredit the Department of Justice. Presidential election. Politico framed the story to suggest Baker and Corn were definitively linked, and the report drew immediate scrutiny for citing congressional GOP sources without confirming the information. (more...)
Russian Federation establishing permanent presence at its Syrian bases Russian Federation establishing permanent presence at its Syrian bases
- December 27, 2017

Tartus lies on Syria's Mediterranean coast between Lebanon to the south, and Turkey to the north. Russia's naval facility in the port city dates back to the days of the former Soviet empire. A military parade at Russia's base in Hmeimim in May. The latest round of Astana talks took place earlier this month, during which the three mediators as well as Syrian government delegates and the 20-member opposition team agreed to hold a Moscow-proposed "peace congress" in late January in Russia's ... (more...)
Stop Calling West Bank 'Occupied': US Ambassador to Israel Stop Calling West Bank 'Occupied': US Ambassador to Israel
- December 27, 2017

The final say is with Donald Trump , though. After his comments, the State Department attempted to do damage control, with spokeswoman Heather Nauert saying that Friedman's stance did not represent a change in U.S. Israel seized the West Bank in 1967 during the Six-Day War. According to estimates by worldwide bodies and NGOs, approximately 60 percent of the territory is fully occupied by Israel. (more...)
Young sisters identified as victims of Christmas Day double homicide Young sisters identified as victims of Christmas Day double homicide
- December 27, 2017

Police on Vancouver Island are investigating after two bodies were found in a Greater Victoria apartment building on Christmas Day. Officers also discovered an injured man, who was then transported to hospital. RCMP and accompanying investigators are expected to be on scene for the rest of the week. Police said the public is not at risk and that they aren't looking for any suspects. (more...)
Japanese FM to make a historic visit Japanese FM to make a historic visit
- December 27, 2017

Israeli officials say Kono proposed the talks in Tokyo at the initiative of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Netanyahu was quoted as saying that he would be there if Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is there. Palestinian officials reacted sharply to Trump's decision on Jerusalem. The Trump administration's pro-Israel policy is further destabilizing the Middle East. (more...)

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