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Doug Jones Says Alabama Senate Campaign Against Moore Was 'Surreal' Doug Jones Says Alabama Senate Campaign Against Moore Was 'Surreal'
- December 28, 2017

Senate Special Election. The crowd cheers as Democratic candidate Doug Jones is declared the projected victor of the U.S. Senate race against Republican Roy Moore on Tuesday, Dec. Moore had laid some of his hopes on the military and provisional ballots in a December 15 email to supporters, writing that those were yet to be counted and the election was "too close to call" and "the battle is NOT OVER!" Because the reporter "did not ask any further questions", Merrill said many ... (more...)
NY may restructure tax code following federal tax overhaul NY may restructure tax code following federal tax overhaul
- December 28, 2017

Those states are generally Democratic leaning. In an interview with CNN on Thursday, Gov. Cuomo says he's not even sure what they did is "legal or constitutional" and state officials are looking into that now. "My job is to protect New Yorkers". "The de facto effect of this legislation is to discriminate against blue states and particularly from (Cuomo's) perspective the state of NY", said Joseph Callahan, an attorney with the law firm Mackay, Caswell & Callahan in NY. (more...)
Udupi Block Congress protests against Anant Kumar's 'Changing Constitution' remark Udupi Block Congress protests against Anant Kumar's 'Changing Constitution' remark
- December 28, 2017

The Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at a function in Kukanur in Karnataka Monday urged people to "claim with pride that they are Muslim, Christian, Lingayat, Brahmin, or a Hindu". There is no need to put a question mark on it. "Regarding the deadlock in Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha due to my statement, I want to assure my friends that constitution is supreme to me, Parliament is supreme to me", he said today, adding that he deeply respects Baba Saheb Ambedkar and 'as a ... (more...)
Wisconsin treats Orange Bowl as a playoff game Wisconsin treats Orange Bowl as a playoff game
- December 28, 2017

Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst has studied Miami extensively in preparation for this week's game and he sees a talented group of Hurricanes that can succeed in all three phases of the game. And with the stadium recently being renovated and upgraded, playing games in Hard Rock Stadium has not been this electrifying in years for the Hurricanes. (more...)
Lindsay Lohan Was Bit By a Snake, Shows Her Bite Wound Lindsay Lohan Was Bit By a Snake, Shows Her Bite Wound
- December 28, 2017

Lohan has been living overseas - mainly in London and Dubai - over the last several years, bypassing the drama in New York City and Los Angeles. "I love life! 'Lindsay said that she was viewed as 'kind of like Paris Hilton" in Dubai. That snake bite was probably less painful than having to pay that bill. "I love living in NY, but I do love the serenity and peace that I find living in the Middle East because there are no cameras in Dubai and I can actually focus on what I want do in life", ... (more...)
Eight States Sue EPA, Arguing Ozone Transport Region Decision Is Eight States Sue EPA, Arguing Ozone Transport Region Decision Is "Unlawful"
- December 28, 2017

The lawsuit was filed by the attorneys general of New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. The lawsuit cites a petition that appeared in the November 3 edition of the Federal Register , the U.S. (more...)
Cold weather ahead includes wind chill in single digits Cold weather ahead includes wind chill in single digits
- December 28, 2017

Wind chill values as low as -10. The record low temperature for today is 4°. Right now, there is still a lot of disagreement with the models on moisture, but the one thing they have been really consistent on is the cold air that will move in. (more...)
Rhumbline Advisers Trimmed Abbvie Com Usd0.01 (ABBV) Stake; PVH Has 1.04 Sentiment
- December 28, 2017

Rothschild Investment Corp who had been investing in Intel Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $215.80 billion market cap company. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 113,118 shares of the company's stock, valued at $11,136,467.10. Amica Retiree Medical Tru reported 9,640 shares or 0.68% of all its holdings. (more...)
Mother, 2 children killed in Christmas Day shooting at Phoenix apartment complex Mother, 2 children killed in Christmas Day shooting at Phoenix apartment complex
- December 28, 2017

But on Christmas Day, police say Anthony Ross , who will be 46 on Saturday, shot and killed his ex-wife and their two children, 10-month-old Anora and 11-year old Nigel . After that, they said, he returned to an apartment and they heard two to three more gunshots from inside the home. According to witnesses, Ross shot his wife Iris Ross as she tried to run away from him. (more...)
Drawing to decide Virginia House election postponed Drawing to decide Virginia House election postponed
- December 28, 2017

UPDATE: Also see Simonds on CNN , in which she says that the judges could refer the ballot to the State Board of Elections for guidance, or they can change their opinion and rule that this ballot should NOT count. The lawyers argue the judges didn't follow the prescribed rules in looking at the ballot. The chairman of the state board of elections had been scheduled to draw a name out of a bowl on Wednesday to decide the victor of the race for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. (more...)
Delaware Transforming Comms for Public Safety (Learn More, Videos) Delaware Transforming Comms for Public Safety (Learn More, Videos)
- December 28, 2017

For instance, in remote areas, the push-to-talk radios used by police and other responders may not reach towers, causing them to rely on cell phones to communicate. "First responders will never be unable to access the network ever again". It also carries the potential for future integration with NextGen 911 networks, an initiative aimed at updating the 9-1-1 service infrastructure in the United States and Canada from analog to digital to improve public emergency communications services, and ... (more...)
Former Israeli Police Adviser Promises Former Israeli Police Adviser Promises "Earthquake" Revelations in Prime Minister Probe
- December 28, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it would protect innocent people. The Police Recommendations Bill passed by five votes in the Knesset Thursday, after two days of debate. Hollywood tycoon Arnon Milchan and allegedly making secret deals to receive favorable coverage in Yediot Aharonot, one of Israel's largest daily newspapers. (more...)
Many to start off the New Year with a bang, literally Many to start off the New Year with a bang, literally
- December 28, 2017

After the fireworks, DJs will play music in marina venues for those wanting to see the new year in. Even sparklers can reach temperatures between 1,300 and 1,800 degrees, at least 200 degrees hotter than a standard butane lighter. On Jan. 1, 2018, fireworks are allowed from 12:01-1 a.m. and from 10 a.m. -11 p.m. Some people like to ring in the New Year with a bang, but the city of Round Rock explicitly prohibits the sale or use of any fireworks . (more...)
Pinnacle Bank Invests $850000 in McDonald's Co. (MCD)
- December 28, 2017

About 856,159 shares traded. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has risen 12.82% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.79% the S&P500. St Germain D J Inc owns 5,461 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Paragon Capital Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.15% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). (more...)
Egypt Carries out Mass Execution of Islamic Militants Egypt Carries out Mass Execution of Islamic Militants
- December 28, 2017

A military court issued the sentences and interior ministry officials carried out the executions simultaneously at Borj al-Arab and Wadi al-Natroun prisons, the sources said. Several hundred soldiers and policeman have been killed. According to media reports, almost 200 security personnel were killed in militant attacks in Egypt in this year alone. (more...)
The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Position Decreased by AD Beadell Investment Counsel Inc
- December 28, 2017

It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc decreased its stake in Disney (Walt) Company Holding (DIS) by 24.76% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 52% are positive. Coca-Cola had 66 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
Parked plane blown off runway, crashes through fence and into building Parked plane blown off runway, crashes through fence and into building
- December 28, 2017

There are no reported injuries and the private jet was said to have been unmanned at the time of the incident. No injuries were reported and Polidano's legal representative Jean Paul Sammut told the Times of Malta that the building didn't sustain any major damage. (more...)
Man wearing 'Trust Me' shirt arrested in Va. Man wearing 'Trust Me' shirt arrested in Va.
- December 28, 2017

Officers said they spotted the vehicle a short time later and pulled them over. About 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a resident of the 7500 block of Parkwood Court left her Honda Civic on the street to warm up, police said, despite unseasonably warm weather . (more...)
Two Police Officers Suspended for leading PM's convoy on wrong route Two Police Officers Suspended for leading PM's convoy on wrong route
- December 28, 2017

The breach occurred post 2pm when PM Modi left Amity University public ground at Sector 125 for the helipad near Botanical Garden Metro station at Sector 38. There were no markings on this route which did not have adequate security for the Prime Minister. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also accompanied the Prime Minister during the maiden trip of the Magenta line, defying a 29-year-old "Noida" superstition of no serving UP chief minister visiting Noida. (more...)
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...)

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