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Chhattisgarh sex CD case: CBI court grants bail to journalist Vinod Verma Chhattisgarh sex CD case: CBI court grants bail to journalist Vinod Verma
- December 28, 2017

A court had rejected his bail plea earlier thereby paving the way for his transit remand from Ghaziabad to Chhattisgarh. Verma was reportedly planning a sting operation against Chhattisgarh government, according to a private TV channel. (more...)
4.7-magnitude natural disaster jolts Uttarakhand 4.7-magnitude natural disaster jolts Uttarakhand
- December 28, 2017

No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere. A 4.7 magnitude natural disaster hit Uttarakhand's Rudrarayag area. Rudraparayag was hit by an 5.5 richter quake earlier in December. The tremors were felt in a number of areas of the state and Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. Authorities had already issued an alert about the possibility of an quake. (more...)
Palestinian girl filmed trying to provoke soldiers to remain in Israeli jail Palestinian girl filmed trying to provoke soldiers to remain in Israeli jail
- December 28, 2017

An Israeli court has extended , by four days, the detention of a Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping and harassing Israeli soldiers in the West Bank. Manal was protesting for the release of Ahd, Ahd's mother Nariman Tamimi, 43 and cousin Nour Naji Tamimi, 21. The latest case is hardly Ahed's first brush with the Israeli authorities. (more...)
DePaul vs. Villanova - 12/27/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction DePaul vs. Villanova - 12/27/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- December 28, 2017

The Big East leader in free throw shooting (79.8 percent), Xavier sealed the road victory by going 6 of 6 from the line over the final 28 seconds. DePaul has won six of seven and boasts one of the Big East's top guards in junior Max Strus , who has averaged 27 points with 10 total 3-pointers over the last two games. (more...)
Research Analysis of Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (LTEA) Research Analysis of Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (LTEA)
- December 28, 2017

Very low volume typically indicates a lack of interest and usually little price movement. At the moment, the stock of Intel has a standard deviation of 0.10. However, applying moving-average strategies in conjunction with portfolio diversification and prudent money management may reduce one's risk substantially. (more...)
Suspect gets out of auto on I-95 and shoots at officers Suspect gets out of auto on I-95 and shoots at officers
- December 28, 2017

The suspected shooter fled the scene, and during the ensuing pursuit, shot at a Stafford Sheriff's Office deputy and a Virginia State trooper. At 11:31 a.m., VSP received a Be On the Look Out bulletin for an SUV possibly related to the shooting of a woman in the area of Heron Drive, in Stafford, according to Stafford County officials. (more...)
Vote counting underway after presidential run-off in Liberia Vote counting underway after presidential run-off in Liberia
- December 28, 2017

Following the final determination and lifting of suspension of the conduct of the run-off election by the Supreme Court of Liberia, the National Electoral Commission has announced December 26 as the new date for the conduct of the election between incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party (UP) and Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC). (more...)
North Korea calls it 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes North Korea calls it 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes
- December 28, 2017

The U.N. Security Council is meeting on Friday to vote on whether to impose new sanctions on North Korea, including sharply cutting limits on its imports of refined oil, forcing all North Koreans working overseas to return home within 12 months and cracking down on the country's shipping. (more...)
One year later: Mark Hamill tweets sweet tribute to Carrie Fisher One year later: Mark Hamill tweets sweet tribute to Carrie Fisher
- December 28, 2017

It came four days after she was admitted to hospital following a medical emergency on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Prior to The Last Jedi , Luke Skywalker hadn't spoken since 1983, so it's small wonder why fans (us included!) felt the emotional impact of Hamill's Jedi Master reaching out to his sister Leia. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shareholder Ajo LP Lowered Position as Stock Price Rose
- December 28, 2017

It has underperformed by 0.96% the S&P500. Zwj Investment Counsel Inc decreased Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) stake by 4.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ollie's Bargain Outlet Hldgs was raised too. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating mean Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signifies Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. (more...)
3 children injured in hit-and-run crash on Florida highway 3 children injured in hit-and-run crash on Florida highway
- December 28, 2017

Witnesses said the driver ran from the scene. As the Explorer approached the exit for State Road 674, also known as Sun City Center Boulevard/E College Avenue, it was struck in the back by a white Ford F-150 pickup truck. She suffered critical injuries in the crash. Sahirys was wearing a seat belt but was still ejected. Jesus Sandoval, 35, the driver of the SUV in which the children were riding, received minor injuries. (more...)
Orlando City announce double signing Orlando City announce double signing
- December 28, 2017

Orlando City announced on Wednesday that they have acquired midfielder Jose Villarreal via a trade with the LA Galaxy , who received a third-round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft in exchange. For the second week in a row, Orlando City has brought in a pair of reinforcements. The Galaxy declined Villarreal's contract option on November 27 following the conclusion of their 2017 campaign. (more...)
Bannon cuts ties with Ryan GOP challenger after anti-Semitic tweets Bannon cuts ties with Ryan GOP challenger after anti-Semitic tweets
- December 28, 2017

Bannon, said to the network, referring to Paul Nehlen. The inflammatory online activity has drawn fierce scrutiny from Nehlen's critics, and beckoned the question whether Breitbart, which previously published highly supportive coverage of his candidacy, still supported him. (more...)
Three in a row for dominant Shiffrin
- December 28, 2017

Shiffrin's win total continues to mount heading toward PyeongChang. Shiffrin is just 22 years old. Last season's overall world cup champion, she already has five world cup wins this season, including another in slalom on November 26 in Killington, Vermont. (more...)
White Christmas and a weather warning White Christmas and a weather warning
- December 28, 2017

As with the snow earlier this month, it could also be very localised, with some parts of the borough seeing hefty falls, while other parts get away with a light dusting or just rain. "Heavy rain turning to snow in places". A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain and snow across Wales starting on Boxing Day. He said: "Gales to reach 55mph in exposed spots with heavy rain with wintry showers which could reach southern regions". (more...)
Samsung heir Lee may face heavy sentence in South Korean court Samsung heir Lee may face heavy sentence in South Korean court
- December 28, 2017

The 49-year-old billionaire heir to South Korea's Samsung Group was convicted by the lower court of bribing the country's former president Park Geun-hye. Whichever side loses could take the case to the Supreme Court, the final court of appeal in South Korea. Prosecutors allege Lee used knowledge of the relationship between Park and Choi to ensure the deal passed so he would tighten his grip on Samsung Electronics without having to pay billions of dollars in inheritance taxes. (more...)
PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report
- December 28, 2017

Pvh Corp now has $10.51B valuation. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $136. About 307,890 shares traded. Metropolitan Life Ny accumulated 36,769 shares. Massachusetts Ser Company Ma has 548,224 shares. Systematic Mngmt Limited Partnership has 1.43% invested in PVH Corp . (more...)
Pollard pulls out of T20 series Pollard pulls out of T20 series
- December 28, 2017

Shimron Hetmyer has replaced Kieron Pollard in the West Indies Twenty20 squad to face New Zealand after the all-rounder withdrew due to personal reasons. Speedster Beaton, who also made his debut in the ODI series, had a cloud over his career after he was reported to the ICC for a suspected illegal bowling action last week. (more...)
Arctic cold front arriving this weekend Arctic cold front arriving this weekend
- December 28, 2017

High clouds have been streaming across the area Tuesday afternoon with temperatures around 50 degrees. I-10 and southward to the coast should remain at least mostly cloudy for the rest of the day. But a cold front that is expected to arrive Sunday could bring with it some moisture. According to Weather.com, temperatures are expected to drop as low as 25 degrees on New Years' Eve and a low of 14 degrees on New Years Day in Rock Hill. (more...)
Kenya bans smoking of Shisha Kenya bans smoking of Shisha
- December 28, 2017

If the offence, contravention or default is of a continuing nature, to a further fine not exceeding Sh1, 000 for each day it continues as contemplated in section 163 of the Public Health Act. According to the World Health Organization, WHO; the smoke inhaled in a typical one hour shisha smoking session is equal to inhaling smoke from as many as 100 sticks of cigarette. (more...)
Trump attacks China after report of North Korea oil transfer Trump attacks China after report of North Korea oil transfer
- December 28, 2017

It also failed to clear the speculation that Choi Soon-sil, the now-jailed long-time friend of Geun-hye, might have had a hand in the closure. The former government had dismissed the allegations of Choi's involvement. However, the report published by South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo has already been refuted by China's foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on December 27, who stated that Beijing had no information on this issue, emphasizing that the country "completely and strictly" ... (more...)
Analysts are on the Bearish side about Royal Gold, Inc Analysts are on the Bearish side about Royal Gold, Inc
- December 28, 2017

About 1.05 million shares traded or 143.85% up from the average. (NASDAQ: RGLD ). Gabelli Funds Lc has invested 0.33% in Royal Gold, Inc. It has outperformed by 26.00% the S&P500. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in shares of Royal Gold by 49.0% in the second quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. (more...)
Sophie Smith: Search For University Student Who Went Missing On Boxing Day Sophie Smith: Search For University Student Who Went Missing On Boxing Day
- December 28, 2017

Sophie Smith disappeared from her home in Gorleston, Norfolk , at around 3am as temperatures plummeted to below freezing. "Please come home, please just walk through the door". The search for Sophie Smith took place today at 11.30am, near the war memorial, as the massive operation now under way to locate the missing University of East Anglia (UEA) student continues. (more...)
Two Milwaukee police officers rescue teens from burning vehicle Two Milwaukee police officers rescue teens from burning vehicle
- December 28, 2017

The officers, Nicholas Reid and Nicholas Schlei, were pursuing another vehicle when they happened to see a 1999 Grand Am cross the median and crash into a power pole December 26. For their heroism, both officers will be nominated for an MPD Merit Award. "To help save someone, there's no better feeling", Reid said. All three were taken to the hospital. (more...)
City Council members' tweets give wrong update on Erica Garner City Council members' tweets give wrong update on Erica Garner
- December 28, 2017

Al Sharpton tweeted earlier this week that Garner, 27, had suffered a heart attack. On Thursday, New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams tweeted a message implying that Garner had died, which her friends and family quickly took to social media to deny. (more...)
White rhino calf born at Toronto Zoo White rhino calf born at Toronto Zoo
- December 28, 2017

With only between 19,682 and 21,077 white rhinoceros left in the wild, the species is now listed as near threatened on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species. It's the first birth of a white rhino at the Toronto Zoo since 1990, and the fifth in the zoo's history. Zohari and her sister Sabi were brought to the Toronto Zoo from Tampa Bay in 2012. (more...)
Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill 109 people in 10 days Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill 109 people in 10 days
- December 28, 2017

The first air strike on Tuesday hit a "crowded popular market" in Taez province, killing 54 civilians including eight children, and wounding 32 others, he said in a statement. He added that the conflict in Yemen has no military solution and could be resolved only through negotiations. Worldwide rights groups have accused the coalition of bombing civilian gatherings, markets, hospitals and residential areas across Yemen since the beginning of its air campaign against Iran-backed rebels, known ... (more...)
US Embassy in Ankara says lifts all Turkey visa restrictions US Embassy in Ankara says lifts all Turkey visa restrictions
- December 28, 2017

But the US embassy said it remained deeply concerned over the detention of two of its locally employed staff at diplomatic missions in Turkey, and the fate of USA citizens arrested under a state of emergency in force since a failed coup past year. (more...)
A Murder Case Breakthrough Comes From a Discarded Cigarette A Murder Case Breakthrough Comes From a Discarded Cigarette
- December 28, 2017

Police found Shal's lifeless body inside her apartment at the Lakes of Madera Apartments on West Baker in Baytown, lying facedown. Police say she was "brutally" murdered. Investigators say Shal did not know Collins prior to the attack. Initially, DNA testing didn't yield any matches and for over a year, detectives have been piecing together information in an attempt to catch the killer. (more...)
Timberwolves Win In Overtime Timberwolves Win In Overtime
- December 28, 2017

The Minnesota Timberwolves are coming off their fifth straight victory with a clutch overtime win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jimmy Butler played the type of game Tom Thibodeau was thinking about when he brought the veteran guard to Minnesota in the offseason. (more...)

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