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12 more patients evacuated from Syria rebel enclave 12 more patients evacuated from Syria rebel enclave
- December 30, 2017

The government recently tightened its siege on eastern Ghouta, home to almost 400,000 people, and has refused to allow hundreds of critically ill patients to reach hospitals located just minutes away, according to the United Nations. Eastern Ghouta is an area home to about 400,000 people that has been under a government-imposed siege since 2013. It was the first time the al-Qaeda-linked Hay'at Tahrir al Sham - Arabic for Levant Liberation Committee, also known as HTS - joined the battle over ... (more...)
State Dept. Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Clinton Investigation State Dept. Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Clinton Investigation
- December 30, 2017

One of the emails has the subject "Egyptian MFA on Hamas-PLO talks", referring to the Palestine Liberation Organization. The email's release comes amid a slew of attacks from Republicans on special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. (more...)
Meghan Markle's half-sister slams Prince Harry's family comment Meghan Markle's half-sister slams Prince Harry's family comment
- December 30, 2017

During an interview with BBC Radio 4, the Prince stated that the couple had an "amazing time" and Markle was with "the family she's always wanted". But the best thing about the two ladies, just five months apart in age ( Meghan is now 36, Kate turns 36 in January) is that they have so much in common already that their close relationship is coming very easily. (more...)
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA)
- December 30, 2017

Volume information can be found just about anywhere, but few traders or investors know how to use this information to increase their profits and minimize risk. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Barrington Research given on Wednesday, June 29. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Monday, June 26. (more...)
Palestine's Pakistan envoy shares dais with Hafiz Saeed, India issues demarche Palestine's Pakistan envoy shares dais with Hafiz Saeed, India issues demarche
- December 30, 2017

The Palestinian ambassador to Pakistan, Walid Abu Ali, also attended the rally. Talking about Kashmir and his political outfit, Hafiz Saeed said all the Muslim league running in Pakistan are fake and were anti-Pakistan. Speaking from the protest , Saeed said the U.S. decision on Jerusalem can not be tolerated "at any cost". "We have seen reports in this regard". (more...)
Sub-Zero Wind Chills Wednesday Sub-Zero Wind Chills Wednesday
- December 30, 2017

Wind chills will be around -15 to -25 at midnight Sunday into Monday. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect for the western portions of Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties and all of Berkshire County from 7 p.m. "Temperatures will primarily be subzero through Tuesday morning with periods of unsafe wind chills", the weather service reported. Windchill values are going to drop to -12 to -20 degrees across Kansas when the clock strikes 12 to start 2018. (more...)
National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint
- December 30, 2017

In a letter Thursday to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Miri Regev called Palestine " an imaginary state " and said the listing was not in line with President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital . East Jerusalem is the location of the Haram al-Sharif, or Noble Sanctuary, for Muslims, and is the third-holiest site in Islam. Regev thanked Silver on Friday for the removal. (more...)
Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race
- December 30, 2017

Another said: "Recount rules matter", alluding to the motion that Simonds' lawyers filed Wednesday, asking judges to reconsider their decision. It initially appeared that Yancey had won the race by 10 votes. Workers start to remove boxes from a storage room to recount the ballots during the Newport News 94th district recount on December 19, 2017 at City Center in Newport News , Virginia. (more...)
Humane Society: Dog found dead, frozen on OH home's porch Humane Society: Dog found dead, frozen on OH home's porch
- December 30, 2017

The Humane Society said it's caring for another dog found malnourished and shivering inside the home. "It looks as if she had been attempting to get under a blanket or the blanket had blown off", Heaven said. According to The Blade , the dog's owner, Victor Vallejo Sr., 40, said he last saw the two American bullies days ago and left them both inside the home. (more...)
Hot Tickers: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT)
- December 30, 2017

Irving Kahn increased its stake in Voxx International (VOXX) by 58.21% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The insider DiSanto Edmund sold 10,000 shares worth $1.36 million. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 5 report. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". (more...)
Recy Taylor, Alabama civil rights icon, dies at 97 Recy Taylor, Alabama civil rights icon, dies at 97
- December 30, 2017

Buirski said Taylor felt no shame but rather entitled to justice for what happened to her that day. On September 3, 1944, Taylor, her friend, Fannie Daniel, and Daniel's teenage son, were walking home from church when a auto of white men pulled up besides them and subsequently forced Taylor into the vehicle at gunpoint. (more...)
No difference of opinion on Triple Talaq in TDP: CM No difference of opinion on Triple Talaq in TDP: CM
- December 30, 2017

INC leader Sushmita Dev said in Lok Sabha: that everybody wants social reforms. There is also a provision of imprisonment for a term, which may extend to three years and fine for violators. "I want to stress on the fact that the law will not prevent talaq only put a stop to talaq e biddat". When contacted, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, "We have already made our stand clear in the matter". (more...)
Mayor: Child playing with stove apparently caused NYC fire Mayor: Child playing with stove apparently caused NYC fire
- December 30, 2017

But Nigro said there was nothing unusual about the structure of the building that would have made it especially prone to such a disaster, a point that Mayor Bill de Blasio, D, reiterated later on WNYC radio. Dodge vocational high school as a reception center for people who needed housing and other services. No less than one individual on each floor of the five-story building was slaughtered, as indicated by city authorities. (more...)
Debt-Mired Chinese 'Musk' Ordered Back to China Debt-Mired Chinese 'Musk' Ordered Back to China
- December 30, 2017

Jia Yueting was hit with a similar request to return to China in September, to which he reportedly did not respond. According to the South China Morning Post , Yueting had promised to provide interest-free loans to cover LeEco's debts. But the company has been mired in credit woes and a cash crunch since the fall of 2016. Leshi Internet remains the largest listed vehicle in the LeEco empire but has been suspended from trade since April. (more...)
Multiple people shot at California business Multiple people shot at California business
- December 30, 2017

San Antonio and Long Beach Boulevard. Police also said they believed the gunman was deceased at the scene, but details surrounding the gunman's death have not been released. By 3:30 p.m., police confirmed it was no longer an active shooter situation but did not disclose whether the assailant had been arrested, wounded or killed. (more...)
At least 4 dead in shooting at SW Houston business At least 4 dead in shooting at SW Houston business
- December 30, 2017

The shooting was reported just before 11 p.m.at the Villa Americana Apartments at Selinsky Road and Sesame Street. Officials say at least 50 bullets were fired. The other two are expected to survive. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. (more...)
Few Options for Roy Moore as Alabama Certifies Jones Win Few Options for Roy Moore as Alabama Certifies Jones Win
- December 30, 2017

Alabama's Republican Secretary of State John Merrill tried to make it as clear as possible that widespread voter fraud did not occur in Alabama's special Senate election that saw Democrat Doug Jones pull off a shocking upset over embattled Republican Roy Moore . (more...)
Germany's biggest New Year's Eve party sets up safe zone for women Germany's biggest New Year's Eve party sets up safe zone for women
- December 30, 2017

But the idea of a special safe zone for women at large public events has not been welcomed by everyone. The zone bears an English name: " Women's Safety Area ". Hundreds of women were allegedly sexually attacked on New Year's Eve in Cologne, Germany, just two years ago, and this year, German officials are hoping to prevent that from recurring. (more...)
Canadian National Railway Company (CNI) Analysts See $0.99 EPS
- December 30, 2017

About 260,293 shares traded. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) has risen 21.39% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.33% the S&P500. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.87% EPS growth. The stock of Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Canaccord Genuity. (more...)
Wichita Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man While Investigating False Report Wichita Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man While Investigating False Report
- December 30, 2017

Such a prank is now bring blamed for the death of a 28-year-old man from Wichita . Update: Wichita police say one man is dead after a Wichita Police Department officer shot him on a call Thursday evening at a home near McCormick and Seneca in southwest Wichita . (more...)
Drexel Professor: Death Threats 'Unsustainable,' I Resign Drexel Professor: Death Threats 'Unsustainable,' I Resign
- December 30, 2017

Stephen Paddock killed 58 concertgoers and wounded 500 more in a shooting rampage at an outdoor festival there. Reached for comment by Campus Reform , Ciccariello-Maher said, "F**k ya'll". The university had said it chose to place Ciccariello-Maher on leave to protect its students, faculty, and staff, but previously defended the professor's decision to express his own opinions. (more...)
Snowfall warning cancelled for Metro Vancouver, while freezing rain hits Abbotsford Snowfall warning cancelled for Metro Vancouver, while freezing rain hits Abbotsford
- December 30, 2017

The Fraser Valley is also under a winter storm warning and could see freezing rain through the day today. "We're also expecting a few more hours of freezing rain in the Abbotsford area". "As the cold weather wears on and fatigue sets in, we start to see more people coming into the shelters, but there's always some people who remain outside", he said. (more...)
Tencor (KLAC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
- December 30, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $16,830.00, a PE ratio of 16.54 and a beta of 1.63. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.152 during the last trading session, reaching $117.158. The stock of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC ) is a huge mover today! Needham & Company LLC restated a "strong-buy" rating and issued a $95.00 price target on shares of KLA-Tencor Corp in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. (more...)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Shares Bought by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
- December 30, 2017

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18 with "Hold". Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "overweight" rating on shares of Intuitive Surgical in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Cibc reported 8,513 shares. 250 are held by Brandywine Managers Limited Com. Moreover, Acropolis Limited Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (more...)
Somewhat Critical News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Infosys (INFY) Share Price Somewhat Critical News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Infosys (INFY) Share Price
- December 30, 2017

Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Infosys Limited ( INFY ). Finally, Rational Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Infosys during the second quarter worth $183,000. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 21.1%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. Comparatively, INFY posted earnings of $0 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. (more...)
Too late: €500000 goes unclaimed following recent Euromillions win Too late: €500000 goes unclaimed following recent Euromillions win
- December 30, 2017

The lucky priest joked that God must be listening to his prayers as he previously won £15,000 in the old Irish Sweepstakes and $3,000 and $5,000 dollars over the years in American lotteries. D for winning this fantastic prize without even touching a ticket". What a great way for a player to end the year and start the new. This is a valuable piece of paper. (more...)
Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) Analysts See $0.38 EPS
- December 30, 2017

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. It was reported on Dec, 28 by Barchart.com . Great West Life Assurance Company decreased its stake in Marriott Vacations Wrldwde C (VAC) by 8.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
NH State Parks to Offer 'First Day Hikes' NH State Parks to Offer 'First Day Hikes'
- December 30, 2017

The state will host a Bird Walk at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, from the lighthouse to the end of the jetty to look for winter birds including loons, eiders, ducks and more. At 6:30 p.m., paddler Myles Arbeeny will talk about winter paddling and paddling adventures, followed by a Missouri Paddling Club presentation. "I try to do hikes that allow us to make a loop so we get different scenery the whole time", Rose said. (more...)
Zimbabwe's Coup Plotter ex-army chief Constantino Chiwenga sworn in as VP Zimbabwe's Coup Plotter ex-army chief Constantino Chiwenga sworn in as VP
- December 30, 2017

Chiwenga becomes Zimbabwe's Vice President. . In what is considered as beginning of probe of Mugabe's government, Mnangagwa has ordered arrest of former officials who fled the country when the military toppled the veteran ruler last month. (more...)
Kremlin Calls Tillerson 'Fake News' for Blistering NYT Op-ed Kremlin Calls Tillerson 'Fake News' for Blistering NYT Op-ed
- December 30, 2017

Bush. Pyongyang has hit out at those sanctions, calling the latest round "an act of war", and has vowed to never give up its nuclear program. At the same time he called on China-Pyongyang's only major ally-to "do more " to pressure North Korea. (more...)

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