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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...)
Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) SVP Sells 4851 Shares of Stock
- December 30, 2017

More recent Splunk Inc . Splunk ( NASDAQ SPLK ) traded down $0.48 during trading on Monday, hitting $82.27. Shares of Splunk Inc (NASDAQ SPLK ) opened at $82.59 on Thursday. (NASDAQ:SPLK) was sold by Neustaetter Thomas M on Wednesday, September 20. Donald Chiboucis increased its stake in Splunk Inc (Call) (SPLK) by 29.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
North Korean nuclear scientist kills himself after being caught trying to defect North Korean nuclear scientist kills himself after being caught trying to defect
- December 30, 2017

The defector was a researcher at the physics center in the State Academy of Sciences in Pyongyang, the report said. He was sent back to North Korea on November 17. Radio Free Asia said that North Korean sources had identified the defector as Hyun Cheol Huh earlier this month , but the RFA source said "we don't know if this was his real name or not". (more...)
Columbus metro area employment, labor force numbers grow Columbus metro area employment, labor force numbers grow
- December 30, 2017

Unemployment claims were up by 74 percent to 388. "November's employment increased by 1,235 individuals making the number of Kansans now employed at 1,435,216". The unemployment rate in November was at 3.9% for Bloomington, with a year ago being at 4.6%. Jefferson County's unemployment is higher than the average for the state and the nation. (more...)
Obama gives America much-needed encouragement, shares good moments of 2017
- December 29, 2017

The first story Obama highlighted was about Kat Creech, a Houston wedding planner who "turned a postponed wedding into a volunteer opportunity for Hurricane Harvey victims". Obama then shared the philanthropic efforts of Philadelphia Eagles player Chris Long , who donated the entirety of his salary this season to charity. (more...)
Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) Trending Above The Moving Averages
- December 29, 2017

The stock increased 0.88% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $83.84. About 457,053 shares traded. Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. Mizuho reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $122.00 price target on shares of Boston Properties in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. The stock of Boston Properties, Inc. (more...)
South Korea seizes ship suspected of transferring oil to North Korea South Korea seizes ship suspected of transferring oil to North Korea
- December 29, 2017

South Korean customs authorities boarded the ship and interviewed crew members after they returned to Yeosu on November 24. South Korea reportedly seized a Hong-Kong registered ship in October for transferring oil products to a North Korean ship. (more...)
Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election
- December 29, 2017

According to Reuters, the National Elections Commission announced him as victor of the country's run-off election on Thursday. The first election ended without a victor. The transfer of power from Johnson-Sirleaf to Weah will be the nation's first democratic transfer of power in over seven decades. Weah topped the first round of voting in October with 38.4 percent of ballots but failed to win the 50 percent necessary to avoid a run-off. (more...)
Benjamin, Olivia on track to be top BC baby names in 2017 Benjamin, Olivia on track to be top BC baby names in 2017
- December 29, 2017

In 2017, there were 971 different names given to boys and 1,221 different names given to girls born in the province, compared to 983 different boy names and 1,227 different girl names in 2016. Two contestants appear to be winning the arms race for this year's most popular baby names. So far, the other names for girls in the top five remain Sophia, Charlotte and Ava. (more...)
Meghan Markle's 'Sex Simulation' Makes Her 'Unsuitable For Royal Family,' Petition Says
- December 29, 2017

There is a petition going around to stop Meghan Markle , pictured at Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on December 25, 2017 in King's Lynn, England, from having a royal role after marring Prince Harry . "Her constant sex simulation makes her a laughing stock and an embarrassment to this country", the petition continues. "Our household was very normal and when dad and Doria divorced, we all made it so it was like she had two houses. (more...)
Turkey secures missile deal with Russian Federation Turkey secures missile deal with Russian Federation
- December 29, 2017

Russian officials have also said that Russia and USA ally Saudi Arabia are close to signing a deal on supplying the S-400 systems to Riyadh. The delivery of the first battery was scheduled for the first quarter of 2020, the statement said. Several allies are also concerned as the system can not be integrated into NATO's existing military architecture. The S-400 can engage targets at a distance of 400 kilometers and at an altitude of up to 30 kilometers. (more...)
NY crime rates decline to lowest in decades NY crime rates decline to lowest in decades
- December 29, 2017

The numbers are preliminary, but New York City is set to break last year's record low number of murders and reach the lowest crime levels the city has seen since the 1950s. "We have a crime problem", Sessions said during his swearing-in ceremony . But we're seeing people coming forward and having faith in the NYPD. Curiously, reports of rape have risen in the final months of 2017, although they are overall down by one from a year ago. (more...)
ISL: FC Pune City coach Popovic suspended, fined ISL: FC Pune City coach Popovic suspended, fined
- December 29, 2017

Ranko Popovic ridiculed the referees after their 2-0 win against FC Goa , calling them "four jokers" after several wrong decisions made in the match, which went both against and for his team. We played today fantastic ambience, fantastic supporters, lovely stadium, two very good teams, but my impression was we played one training match 11 vs 11 with four jokers. (more...)
Congress Legislators to resign today, 2 NPP senior leaders to join BJP Congress Legislators to resign today, 2 NPP senior leaders to join BJP
- December 29, 2017

All these Legislators will submit their resignation letters to the Assembly Speaker today. All 8 resigned MLAs will join NPP on January 4 next at a public rally. Three other MLAs, including one from the United Democratic Party and two Independents, have also tendered their resignations from the House, Assembly Principal Secretary Andrew Simons told news agency PTI. (more...)
Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fire During Memorial Ceremony Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fire During Memorial Ceremony
- December 29, 2017

Local sources said that the locations were targeted with at least six missiles fired by Israeli warplanes and artillery. It said plumes of smoke were visible from one of the targeted areas east of the Gaza City neighbourhood of al-Tuffah. (more...)
False report led to officer-involved shooting in Kansas False report led to officer-involved shooting in Kansas
- December 29, 2017

The man hasn't been identified by police, but Madeline Finch identified the victim as her nephew, Andrew Finch. Or they call local non-emergency numbers instead of 911, according to 911.gov . "We were given some misinformation on the [original] call". "We have a lot of information to go through". Members of the video gaming community in Wichita have been saying on Twitter that it was a case of one game player calling in a report on another player's home. (more...)
Virginia GOP pushes to declare victor in disputed House race Virginia GOP pushes to declare victor in disputed House race
- December 29, 2017

The Board of Elections postponed the random drawing to decide a victor for the 94th district on Wednesday after Democrat Shelly Simonds filed paperwork asking the judges to reconsider their latest recount decision. Kirk Cox, a Republican from Colonial Heights, hinted that the January 13 inauguration of Democratic Gov. -elect Ralph Northam could not go forward if the House is unable to organize on the first day of the legislative session three days earlier. (more...)
Vijay Rupani as 2nd time Gujarat CM retains key portfolios including home Vijay Rupani as 2nd time Gujarat CM retains key portfolios including home
- December 29, 2017

Rupani will also handle urban development, petroleum, climate change, science and technology and information & broadcasting. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel-Road and building, health and family welfare, medical education, Narmada, Kalpsar, capital planning. (more...)

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