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Civil rights activist Erica Garner has passed away Civil rights activist Erica Garner has passed away
- December 30, 2017

Garner died early Saturday morning at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, her official Twitter account confirmed. Her mother, Esaw Snipes-Garner, told the New York Daily News that the medical emergency was triggered by an asthma attack. She recently received $163,600 as part of the city's $5.9 million wrongful-death settlement with the family, according to distrubution records. (more...)
SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc
- December 30, 2017

About 613,566 shares traded. First Personal Fincl Svcs has invested 0% in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC ) for 105,975 shares. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. The technology company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.44. Karp Capital Management Corp owns 81,866 shares or 0.56% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Por falta de pago no llegaron los perniles a Venezuela Por falta de pago no llegaron los perniles a Venezuela
- December 30, 2017

La empresa Agrovarius vendió al Gobierno venezolano, en el año 2016, 14 mil toneladas de carne por un monto de 63,5 millones de euros. La empresa también indicó que de este contrato que data del año pasado, " todavía queda pendiente de pago unos 40 millones de euros , de los cuales 6,9 millones de euros se refieren al cumplimiento del pago a Raporal ", que ha recibido "de forma "parcelar" valores (.) en la cuenta corriente referente a este contrato, habiendo tenido el último pago en agosto ... (more...)
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP) Stock Price Increases Today
- December 30, 2017

NYSE: GCAP Future Profit Dec 29th 17 Future outlook is an important aspect when you're looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Wood maintained the shares of GCAP in report on Tuesday, April 11 with "Hold" rating. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. (more...)
UFC on FOX 28 Orlando: Yoel Romero Returns, Fights David Branch
- December 30, 2017

Romero (12-2) hasn't fought since he came up short against Robert Whittaker in an interim title fight at UFC 213 in July. The former Olympic wrestler had scored wins over Chris Weidman, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Lyoto Machida in succession. (more...)
Arctic cold wave blamed for deaths and making life miserable for millions Arctic cold wave blamed for deaths and making life miserable for millions
- December 30, 2017

Saturday: Any precip we see remains liquid as a cold rain or drizzle. Lows for central Arkansas are forecast to drop into the low teens on New Year's Day morning and hit single digits Tuesday morning. Farther north, precipitation will be more isolated but most likely in the form of snow, mainly along the Tennessee River Valley. This does not have the makings of a major winter storm, "Icemaggedon", etc. (more...)
Looking to Prepay Property Taxes? Check Local Timetables First Looking to Prepay Property Taxes? Check Local Timetables First
- December 30, 2017

As a result, taxpayers are lining up to get their 2018 tax bill paid early , in order to maximize their deduction one final time before the new rules take effect. In a typical year, fewer than 100 people do so, he said. State law provides that any tax bill in excess of $100 for the year may be paid in four installments. (more...)
International Coalition: Less than 1000 ISIS Terrorists Remain in Syria, Iraq International Coalition: Less than 1000 ISIS Terrorists Remain in Syria, Iraq
- December 30, 2017

He said the US military's longer-term objective would be to prevent the return of an "ISIS 2.0". Islamic State has this year lost nearly all the territory it held in Syria and Iraq. US officials have said in the past that the Syrian government forces are too few, too poor and too weak to fight Islamic State. "When the main forces of the ISIL [the former name of the Islamic State group] were defeated, they attempted to destabilize the situation by launching an offensive from the eastern bank ... (more...)
Iran Raps 'Opportunistic' US Interference after Civil Protests
- December 30, 2017

Ghasemi. Jahangiri also warned that such moves will have consequences for the initiators, saying the initiators of the political protests will not be able to control the situation when these movements grow larger. "Iranian govt should respect their people's rights, including right to express themselves". The world is watching! While some lawmakers and national security officials are attempting to keep the deal in force, the deal's supporters believe Trump has become more willing to go ... (more...)
Pew: Trump media coverage three times more negative than for Obama Pew: Trump media coverage three times more negative than for Obama
- December 30, 2017

Hillary Clinton , for the 16th consecutive year, was the most admired woman by Americans. Seventeen percent of the Americans polled said Obama was the man they admired most, down from 22 percent previous year. In reality, Rasmussen is the only major pollster to have Trump's approval rating as high as 46 percent. On the men's side, only Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th president of the United States, has earned more top places than Obama's 10, with 12 to his name. (more...)
S-400 missile defense systems will be entirely managed by Turkish military S-400 missile defense systems will be entirely managed by Turkish military
- December 30, 2017

Turkey and Russian Federation have signed an accord for Moscow to supply Ankara with S-400 surface-to-air missiles, CNN Turk and other media reported on Friday. Russia's S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) is the latest long-range antiaircraft missile system that went into service in 2007. The deal was signed in the Turkish capital, Ankara on Friday, local media report. (more...)
Pakistani man loses in gambling, gets drunk, holds 25 relatives hostage Pakistani man loses in gambling, gets drunk, holds 25 relatives hostage
- December 30, 2017

According to rescue sources, the man shot and injured his father-in-law - aged around 50 - and held the rest of his family hostage before police succeeded in arresting the suspect. Capital City Police Officer Israr Abbasi said that the rescue operation was delayed at the request of the family. "His uncles went to speak to him, and Rahim ' who had said that he would not hurt them ' opened fire at them", the officer said. (more...)
Jadhav-family meeting: India summons its high commissioner in Pakistan Jadhav-family meeting: India summons its high commissioner in Pakistan
- December 30, 2017

The criticism is expected to exacerbate tensions between the longtime rivals who have fought three wars since gaining independence from Britain in 1947 and regularly exchange fire along their disputed territory in Kashmir. "This is the reality of Pakistan, that does not believe in humanity", he told reporters. The Indian minister said the Pakistani press was allowed on multiple occasions to approach family members closely, harass and hector them and hurl accusations about Jadhav. (more...)
Bitter cold cited in shark deaths along Cape Cod shore Bitter cold cited in shark deaths along Cape Cod shore
- December 30, 2017

Residents of Brewster, Massachusetts were shocked to find the carcasses of thresher sharks washed up on Cape Cod. The sharks were likely "stranded due to cold shock", according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy in a Facebook post on December 27. (more...)
U.S. imposes sanctions on N. Korean missile experts U.S. imposes sanctions on N. Korean missile experts
- December 30, 2017

The stand-off between the USA and North Korea has raised fears of a new conflict on the Korean peninsula, which has remained in a technical state of war since the 1950 to 1953 Korean War ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. The revelation also comes after Trump's state visit to China appeared to finally win Beijing's support in the war of words with nuke-nut Kim. Kim Jong-sik is a prominent rocket scientist who rose after playing a role in North Korea's first successful launch of a ... (more...)
DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case
- December 30, 2017

In July, Trump announced via Twitter he would ban transgender people from the armed forces "in any capacity", following up with a directive making good on that promise. "So rather than litigate this interim appeal before that occurs, the administration has made a decision to wait for DOD's study and will continue to defend the President's and Secretary of Defence's lawful authority in district court in the meantime", the DOJ said in a statement. (more...)
UP Police arrests manager of madrasa for sexually harassing girls UP Police arrests manager of madrasa for sexually harassing girls
- December 30, 2017

The victims also claimed that the manager of the madarsa would often beat them and forced them to dance. Moreover, there are also serious allegations of trafficking girls for sex trade which police is investigating. The culprit is arrested and we are doing our investigation. Deepak Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Lucknow said in a statement, "We took strict action, the moment we got the complaint". (more...)
Bill Browder: Russia jails investor in absentia Bill Browder: Russia jails investor in absentia
- December 30, 2017

Additionally, Browder was fined 200,000 rubles (about $3,500) and prohibited from running business in Russian Federation for 3 years. Browder's co-defendant, Ivan Cherkasov, received an eight-year prison term in absentia. However, the United Kingdom refused to extradite its nationals on Russia's request. Browder was then found guilty and sentenced to nine years in absentia. (more...)
2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at California office 2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at California office
- December 30, 2017

Two people including a gunman were killed Friday and another was injured in a shooting at a Southern California law office in Long Beach that authorities called workplace violence. He said the shooter and a victim were dead in what appears to be a workplace killing. People were seen evacuating and running from the unmarked building. (more...)
Greece condemns terror attack at Cairo church Greece condemns terror attack at Cairo church
- December 30, 2017

The spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church said in a statement that at least six people were killed in the attack including five Copts and a policeman. The jihadists have increasingly targeted civilians as attacks on the security forces have become more hard. It added, "Legal measures have been taken", without elaborating. (more...)
Church calendar for Saturday, Dec. 30 Church calendar for Saturday, Dec. 30
- December 30, 2017

Mid-week prayer is noon Wednesday and Bible study is at 7 p.m. ■ St. Monica Missionary Baptist Church, 4882 Calvert School Road, Grimesland, will host a watch night service at 10 p.m. each Sunday. A midweek service with Bible classes will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Second Baptist Church, Walnut and High streets, Sharpsville, will observe Missionary Day Sunday at the 11:15 a.m. (more...)
Egyptian court sentences Morsi to 3 years in jail Egyptian court sentences Morsi to 3 years in jail
- December 30, 2017

Others tried by the court in the same case including leading Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and lawmaker and television presenter Tawfik Okasha were instead given fines ranging from 30,000 to 1 million Egyptian pounds. In September, Egypt's highest appellate court rejected an appeal by Morsi against his 25-year jail term for allegedly spying for Qatar. Following Morsi's overthrow, Egyptian authorities launched a severe crack down on Islamists, jailing thousands of them as well as ... (more...)
Mortal incendio en NY iniciado por niño jugando con estufa Mortal incendio en NY iniciado por niño jugando con estufa
- December 30, 2017

El alcalde de la ciudad, Bill de Blasio , dijo que es el peor incendio que ha vivido Nueva York en las últimas décadas. Cabe indicar que según medios locales, entre las víctimas mortales del incendio en Nueva York hay cuatro menores de edad, entre ellos tres niñas de 1,2 y 7 años. (more...)
Censor board suggestes changes to Padmavati including changing movie name Censor board suggestes changes to Padmavati including changing movie name
- December 30, 2017

The board has, however, reportedly suggested that the film's name be changed to " Padmavat ", and has recommended some cuts. The reviewing committee also sought to add disclaimers so that the practice of Sati , which has been banned, is not glorified. (more...)
PAT to hold all parties conference today in Lahore PAT to hold all parties conference today in Lahore
- December 30, 2017

Speaking on the occasion, Qadri said PAT and PPP were in complete agreement [on the current political situation], saying "we are completely convinced to summon an all parties conference". Earlier in a TV interview, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said the All Parties Conference in Lahore has political agenda to do politics on dead bodies of ModelTown in 2018 general elections. (more...)
Egypt's police kill militant tried to storm a Church in Cairo
- December 30, 2017

Three officers were killed in the ensuing gun battle, along with one of the terrorists . The attack came amid tightened security around churches and Christian facilities ahead of the Coptic Orthodox Christian celebrations of Christmas on January 7. (more...)
Ultimate Oscillator Spotted Above 60 for Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOV) — Indicator Focus
- December 30, 2017

The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of 1.78% to its latest price change. (NYSE: HOV)'s stock is experiencing unusual volume during today's trading. Its down 0.02, from 1 in 2017Q2. 24 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. Hovnanian Enterprises had a negative return on equity of 1.48% and a negative net margin of 13.55%. (more...)
We did not 'sabotage' Venezuela's Christmas We did not 'sabotage' Venezuela's Christmas
- December 30, 2017

Having now upset even his government's most ardent supporters, known as "Chavistas", Maduro blamed the shortage on Portugal, the origin of its latest pork shipments, according to CNN . So we had to import, and so I gave the order and I signed the payments. "They have sabotaged us", Maduro continued. Meanwhile, in response to Maduro's allegations, Portugal's Minister of Foreign Affairs Augusto Santos Silva said the government had no power to "sabotage the pork hind leg". (more...)
Cheyenne Police Planning Special DUI Enforcement Effort Cheyenne Police Planning Special DUI Enforcement Effort
- December 30, 2017

Bakersfield Police Department, California Office of Traffic Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will all partner in the 18-day crackdown. The extra officers on the road, along with routine patrols, are aimed to reduce impaired driving, police said. DUI checkpoints are stationary setups created to identify intoxicated drivers. (more...)
12 dead as fire rips through Bronx apartment building 12 dead as fire rips through Bronx apartment building
- December 30, 2017

No heavy damage to the exterior of the building was visiblein news footage and photographs. At least 12 people were rescued and are expected to survive, the mayor said Thursday night. Some escaped barefoot or in their nightclothes. D&E Equities said through spokesman Ronn Torossian that it is communicating with the city about the Thursday fire in the Bronx. (more...)

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