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Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto
- December 31, 2017

A fresh surge of record-breaking Arctic air is forecast to encompass the entire province in its icy grip. Environment Canada on Friday maintained its extreme cold warning for six of the country┬┤s 10 provinces, including British Columbia in the far west, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, as well as the Yukon territory in the northwest. (more...)
Atlantic Trust Group LLC Boosts Position in Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR)
- December 31, 2017

It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500. Poplar Forest Capital Llc increased its stake in Amerisourcebergen Corp (ABC) by 43.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Palouse Management, a Washington-based fund reported 17,273 shares. Clearbridge Investments Llc holds 206,386 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Kcm Invest Advsr holds 0.14% or 12,412 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Analysts See $-0.02 EPS for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 1.90% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $31.05. About 110,124 shares traded. (NYSE:MUR) by 31.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Amp Capital Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 45,492 shares. Piper Jaffray maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Thursday, August 24 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
Aggies suffer blowout loss to Alabama to open conference play, 79-57 Aggies suffer blowout loss to Alabama to open conference play, 79-57
- December 31, 2017

Down low, junior forward Donta Hall finished with 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting. Fellow freshman guard Collin Sexton had 16 points, while junior guard Dazon Ingram also had 16 points. Alabama's defense was a major reason why Alabama defeated the Aggies. Texas A&M's Duane Wilson appeared to hurt his right leg with about 7 minutes left in the game, staying in it before crumpling to the court with the first clock stoppage. (more...)
Ex-sheriff Clarke abused authority, intimidated fellow passenger Ex-sheriff Clarke abused authority, intimidated fellow passenger
- December 31, 2017

The affidavit, which had requested a search of Clarke's private email account, was revealed as part of a filing in US District Court in Wisconsin on Thursday. "Why didn't he just keep his mouth shut?" Since Black went public with his complaint, Clarke has threatened and belittled his fellow passenger , calling Black a "snowflake" and saying anyone, including Black, who harasses him on an airplane might get "knocked out". (more...)
Bitcoin price tumbles after South Korea joins cryptocurrency crackdown Bitcoin price tumbles after South Korea joins cryptocurrency crackdown
- December 31, 2017

After reports surfaced that South Korea might be planning to shut down exchanges, a number of cryptocurrencies took a plunge on Thursday, December 28. " Cryptocurrency speculation has been irrationally overheated in Korea ", the government said in the statement, which came little more than a week after the bankruptcy filing of one South Korean exchange. (more...)
Russian Tankers Fueled North Korea Via Sea Transfers Russian Tankers Fueled North Korea Via Sea Transfers
- December 31, 2017

A second source, who independently confirmed the existence of the Russian ship-to-ship fuel trade with North Korea, said there was no evidence of Russian state involvement in the latest transfers. Short of a blockade where every ship going to North Korea is searched, it's impossible to shut down the flow of oil completely. We can call out countries like Russian Federation and China for violating the sanctions, but even if we could prove complicity conclusively, there isn't much to be done. (more...)
Trading on Spotlight: Plains All American Pipeline, LP (PAA)
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 0.89% or $2.03 during the last trading session, reaching $225.01. About 785,694 shares traded. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Scotia Capital maintained Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) rating on Friday, April 28. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, June 15 by SunTrust. (more...)
Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted
- December 31, 2017

Ringo Starr is the second member of The Beatles to become a knight. Ringo Starr said of his solo knighthood in a press statement via the BBC: "It's great!" Let's go ahead swap them out and teach our children/British literature students about the adventures of Sir Ringo and Sir Barry instead. (more...)
Saint Petersburg supermarket blast suspect arrested Saint Petersburg supermarket blast suspect arrested
- December 31, 2017

A man has been arrested on suspicion of setting off an explosion at a supermarket in St Petersburg earlier this week, Russia's main domestic security agency said. Russia's President Vladimir Putin described the blast as a terrorist act. The Kremlin said earlier this month that a US tip-off had helped thwart the attack in a rare public show of cooperation despite deep strains between the two countries. (more...)
Record-setting Cold Takes Hold of Northern US Record-setting Cold Takes Hold of Northern US
- December 31, 2017

The National Weather Service said wind chills in some areas Thursday could make temperatures feel below zero. Record-breaking snow piled up in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday after two days of snowfall that had already surpassed 5 feet, according to the National Weather Service. (more...)
Solo climbers banned from climbing Everest Solo climbers banned from climbing Everest
- December 31, 2017

Blind American Erik Weihenmayer scaled Everest in May 2001 and later became the only visually-impaired person to summit the highest peaks on all seven continents. Likewise, the revised regulation allows the government to publish the names of mountains that are opened for climbing in the annex. Foreign climbers will also have to attempt the climb in the company of a guide under the new rules, in an effort to create more job openings for Nepal's mountain guides. (more...)
Leidos (LDOS) Receives Buy Rating from Cowen
- December 31, 2017

The institutional investor held 62,640 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.65M, up from 34,066 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 346 shares were sold by Robbins Paige K, worth $70,000 on Thursday, October 26. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp bought 1.57 million shares as the company's stock rose 0.31% with the market. (more...)
Israel submits UNESCO withdrawal notice to leave December 31, 2018 Israel submits UNESCO withdrawal notice to leave December 31, 2018
- December 31, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had announced in October that Israel would pull out of UNESCO after a decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the us due to the United Nations organzation's alleged "anti-Israel bias". The US, at the time, accused Unesco of having an "anti-Israel bias" - a sentiment echoed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who accused Unesco of becoming "the theatre of the absurd". (more...)
Tennessee vs. Arkansas College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread Tennessee vs. Arkansas College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread
- December 31, 2017

But as was the case against the Tar Heels, the Vols never put away the Razorbacks and it came back to bite the young team in the end. "They nearly beat North Carolina at North Carolina", Anderson pointed out. " Coach don't want me to talk about that, but I've got to say something", Macon said. The Razorbacks are 7-0 in Walton Arena this season with an average winning margin of 25.6 points, including a 95-79 victory over Minnesota. (more...)
Fugitive Catalan leader asks Spain to restore his government Fugitive Catalan leader asks Spain to restore his government
- December 31, 2017

He called the vote in a bid to quash a bid for independence by the region's leaders and end the political crisis. He reiterated that a vote to select a new Catalan president must take place within 10 days of the new regional parliament convening. (more...)
North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies
- December 31, 2017

This past year, North Korea has successfully launched five previously-unseen ballistic missiles, including two new intercontinental ballistic missiles theoretically able to range the continental U.S. It also demanded that the US suspend its war drills with its allies in the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang claimed the facility specializes in pesticide research but analysts have said dual-use equipment on the site suggests biological weapons are being manufactured in North Korea. (more...)
9 dead after gunmen open fire at Coptic church near Cairo 9 dead after gunmen open fire at Coptic church near Cairo
- December 31, 2017

In any case, given the global experience in the fight against terrorism, it is foreseeable that throughout the year 2018 the activity of the armed extremists in Egypt will continue, although in an isolated and territorially focused way, and without affecting the general citizen tranquility. (more...)
United Nations human rights experts condemn pardon of ex president Alberto Fujimori United Nations human rights experts condemn pardon of ex president Alberto Fujimori
- December 30, 2017

Fujimori ruled Peru from 1990 to 2000 before fleeing massive corruption and human rights abuse charges. Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and one of his leading political rivals appeared Thursday before prosecutors investigating payments to politicians by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. (more...)
Tillerson defends USA foreign policy record at year's end
- December 30, 2017

Secretary Tillerson who, several media reports in the past had suggested to be facing tough time, said that Americans should be encouraged by the progress the State Department and United States Agency for International Development have made in pushing for global peace and stability. (more...)
Two Casino Guards Killed in Las Vegas Two Casino Guards Killed in Las Vegas
- December 30, 2017

Two security guards are dead after a gunman opened fire in a room at an Arizona Charlie's. After the shooting, the suspect had escaped the hotel and was found by police officers at a nearby residence. Detectives said the incident remains under investigation and no further immediate information was available from the scene. The shooting happened on the day before Las Vegas is preparing for its high-profile New Year's Eve celebration on the Las Vegas Strip. (more...)
Trump campaign adviser told Australian diplomat Russian Federation had dirt on Clinton
- December 30, 2017

Documents obtained by the Times show that Papadopoulos was instrumental in setting up a meeting between then-candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. Papadopoulos's fiancee has disputed that characterization, saying instead that the former adviser was a high-level official in the campaign, adding he "set up meetings with leaders all over the world". (more...)
(NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Bought by Empirical Financial Services LLC
- December 30, 2017

About 18.72 million shares traded. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) has risen 2.52% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. After $0.84 actual earnings per share reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.38% EPS growth. 122,207 were reported by Sigma Planning Corp. (more...)
Bhubaneswar station second entry, other projects inaugurated Bhubaneswar station second entry, other projects inaugurated
- December 30, 2017

Speaking on the occasion, Rajen Gohen said, "The Narendra Modi Government has done "unprecedented" work in the last three years for the development in the railway sector in the eastern region of the country". Praising the state government's role in saving the ancient building of Assamese poet Bezbarua in Sambalpur, Gohain highlighted the similarities between Assam and Orissa. (more...)
Man attempts getaway, speeds off Astoria pier in truck Man attempts getaway, speeds off Astoria pier in truck
- December 30, 2017

Unfortunately for the 27-year-old Scotts Mills resident, he wasn't aimed toward the landward end. Erofeeff sped onto the pier and drove into the water. Nearby fisherman and employees of WCT Marine & Construction Inc. helped rescue Erofeef. "Mr. Erofeeff should be thankful too". They chose to charge him with second-degree criminal trespass and were advised to take him into custody for a Deschutes County parole violation. (more...)
Led Coalition in Iraq, Syria, Admits to More Civilian Deaths Led Coalition in Iraq, Syria, Admits to More Civilian Deaths
- December 30, 2017

Russian General Staff Chief Valery Gerasimov said this week United States instructors were training ISIL terrorist militants at two military bases, where U.S. "We're in the process of crushing the life out of the caliphate there, while trying to keep the innocent people safe", he said, while describing the shifting approach as necessary to set the stage for a diplomatic solution to the Syrian crisis. (more...)
Ameriprise Financial Inc. Cuts Holdings in Luxoft Holding Inc (NYSE:LXFT)
- December 30, 2017

Marshfield Associates who had been investing in Fastenal Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.80 billion market cap company. Luxoft earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. Its the same as in 2017Q2. 115 funds opened positions while 470 raised stakes. 199,683 were accumulated by Foster Motley. (more...)
'Those left out in draft NRC need not panic' 'Those left out in draft NRC need not panic'
- December 30, 2017

Khan said it was possible that the names of some members of family or names of entire family members may not appear in part publication of the draft NRC . Persons who do not find their names in the part publication of draft NRC to be published on December 31, 2017 midnight should not have any apprehension and panic as their verification is under process and will be complete soon. (more...)
Massive fire that killed 12 started by child playing with stove Massive fire that killed 12 started by child playing with stove
- December 30, 2017

The 3-year-old boy, who had a history of playing with the burners, was alone in the kitchen when he started turning the jets on and off, said Nigro. D&E Equities said through spokesman Ronn Torossian that it is communicating with the city about the Thursday fire in the Bronx. (more...)
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AEIS) Analysts See $1.09 EPS
- December 30, 2017

Farmers & Merchants Investments holds 101 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $2,728.82, a P/E ratio of 12.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.29. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Advanced Energy Industries in a research report on Sunday, October 15th. Therefore 100% are positive. (more...)

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