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Very cold end to 2017 — WEATHER FORECAST Very cold end to 2017 — WEATHER FORECAST
- December 31, 2017

Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. The forecast calls for a high temperature of 0 degrees on Monday, with possible unsafe wind chills, according to the weather service. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 14 to 16 miles per hour. Northwest wind around 14 miles per hour. (more...)
Snow, frigid temperatures kick off New Year's weekend Snow, frigid temperatures kick off New Year's weekend
- December 31, 2017

The coldest air in about 2 years is freezing the city Thursday. Glens Falls, N.Y. also set a record low of 20 below. Wind chills will not be as bad as tonight , but will still feel like -15. Forecasters warned of hard travel conditions on New Year's Eve . As 2017 turns to 2018, the most frigid New Year's weather in decades will infiltrate the eastern two-thirds of the nation. (more...)
Johnny Manziel approved, eligible to play in Canadian Football League in 2018 Johnny Manziel approved, eligible to play in Canadian Football League in 2018
- December 31, 2017

Manziel conducted by the commissioner", Ambrosie wrote in a statement released by the CFL. Jamie Thomas of NFL.com tweeted out a statement by CFL commissioner Randy Ambroise saying that Manziel can play if he adheres to specified conditions of the league. (more...)
2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York 2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York
- December 31, 2017

The victims were identified as Brandi Mells, 22, Shanta Myers, 36, and Myers' children Shanise, 5, and Jeremiah, 11. State Police have had a lead role in the investigation. A man and a woman in the courtroom became visibly distraught. "I don't have to tell you what a good feeling it is to have these two in custody", he said. (more...)
Six dead in NSW seaplane crash Six dead in NSW seaplane crash
- December 31, 2017

Police believe the aircraft owned by Sydney Seaplanes is submerged. The plane went down in the Hawkesbury River near the suburb of Cowan 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Sydney , said police in New South Wales state. A spokesman for Sydney Seaplanes told the Sydney Morning Herald that they believed the aircraft belonged to their company. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said it will be "investigating the ditching of a single-engine seaplane which crashed at Cowan ... (more...)
Kargil martyr's widow dies after being allegedly denied treatment Kargil martyr's widow dies after being allegedly denied treatment
- December 31, 2017

Shakuntla Devi, widow of Kargil martyr Lakshman Dass, had died for want of treatment which was denied to her on the basis of Aadhaar card which was not produced by her. The hospital authorities also refused to accept other identity proof, he said. However, the hospital has denied the allegation stating that they never made it to the hospital in the first place. (more...)
Analysts See $2.44 EPS for Waters Corporation (WAT)
- December 31, 2017

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $12.99. Another trade for 21,997 shares valued at $4.34 million was sold by TERRICCIANO DAVID. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. Dupont Capital Mngmt invested in 0% or 388 shares. 48 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. Copper Rock Partners Limited Co holds 0.41% or 34,214 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Jawan killed after Pak violates ceasefire in Jammu Jawan killed after Pak violates ceasefire in Jammu
- December 31, 2017

The Pakistan troops fired mortars, automatics and small arms, wherein, the Indian side retaliated effectively. The firing from across the border started around 3.50 am and lasted for almost five minutes. Earlier four army soldiers including a Major-rank oficer were killed. The Indian and Pakistani armies had agreed on a ceasefire along the LoC, the IB and along Actual Ground Position Line at Siachen glacier in November 2003. (more...)
United States, Turkey Resume Visa Services United States, Turkey Resume Visa Services
- December 31, 2017

Later on Thursday, the Turkish Embassy in Washington, DC, which had also blocked some visa services for U.S. nationals, said it "welcome [d] the decision" by the U.S. Turkish police made a number of arrests this week of suspected militants with ties to the Islamic State terror group. The embassy said it remains concerned about the allegations leveled at the two staff members and other USA citizens who were caught up in the Turkish government's crackdown following the failed military coup. (more...)
New India will be free from poison of casteism, communalism: PM Modi New India will be free from poison of casteism, communalism: PM Modi
- December 31, 2017

We welcome those born in the 21st century to the democratic system as they will become eligible voters: PM Modi. It was also celebrated in India. "Nothing is impossible for those filled with enthusiasm and positivity". "You will not just be granting yourselves the right to vote but will be making yourselves the founders of the tomorrow's India", Modi said. The "Mann Ki Baat" broadcast will be followed up with meetings in each booth where the BJP leaders are expected to highlight the ... (more...)
Meghan Markle's sister, Samantha, responds to Prince Harry's 'family' remark Meghan Markle's sister, Samantha, responds to Prince Harry's 'family' remark
- December 31, 2017

Meghan Markle's half-sister, Samantha Markle , said that the actress has always had a large family in an apparent response to Prince Harry's Wednesday comment that Meghan Markle was enjoying Christmas with the family "that she's never had". (more...)
Man with explosives takes 11 hostages in Kharkiv Man with explosives takes 11 hostages in Kharkiv
- December 31, 2017

Police say three women and two children have been released following talks. The traffic in the area has been shut down and the footage shows numerous police cars and policemen outside a white-and-yellow post building. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Avakov, said employees at the post office and customers had been among the hostages. "The patrolmen came to the place of the robbery in a few minutes", Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook . (more...)
Niagara Falls freezes in incredible cold snap Niagara Falls freezes in incredible cold snap
- December 31, 2017

The US is now gripped by an arctic blast of air that has kept temperatures below freezing and brought record cold to some spots. As far south as Charleston, South Carolina, freezing rain coated the city's landmark church steeples, while brutally cold weather has iced plans for scores of events in the Northeast from New Year's Eve through New Year's Day. (more...)
BB&T (BBT) Given a $51.00 Price Target by Wells Fargo & Co Analysts
- December 31, 2017

It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. Berkley W R Corp decreased its stake in Loews Corp (L) by 23.92% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 45% are positive. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to "Mkt Perform" on Tuesday, October 11. The stock of Hasbro, Inc. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $49.71. (more...)
Doug Jones Officially Wins Alabama Senate Race Doug Jones Officially Wins Alabama Senate Race
- December 31, 2017

Jones is expected to be sworn into office on January 3, his spokesman confirmed. Democrat Doug Jones is asking a judge to toss Roy Moore's last-minute lawsuit seeking to overturn Jones' historic win in the Alabama race for U.S. This is despite the GOP's extreme gerrymandering that's ended up in federal court, stricter voter ID requirements, voter purges that did not follow federal guidelines, requiring paper proof of citizenship to register to vote for state elections and other ... (more...)
Marijuana becomes legal statewide in California beginning Monday Marijuana becomes legal statewide in California beginning Monday
- December 31, 2017

At the same time, the legal sale of recreational pot should bring in more than $5 billion as it will capture almost 62 percent of all sales. When you do buy marijuana, how much can you carry? California's new recreational marijuana laws will go into effect on January 1, 2018, but that doesn't mean you'll be able to go straight from your New Year's Eve party to a local dispensary . (more...)
Child's screams scare off would-be abductor outside central Queensland hotel Child's screams scare off would-be abductor outside central Queensland hotel
- December 31, 2017

According to 7 News Brisbane , the woman was taking her two children to a birthday party at the hotel. Moments later a man in a ute pulled up alongside the vehicle. And thankfully for the youngster, a member of staff pushing a trolley is seen walking into the auto park as the bloke drives away. Police say the girl was not injured in the incident. (more...)
FBI Arrests Virginia Man in ISIS Investigation
- December 31, 2017

Investigators said in an affidavit that one of Duncan's relatives reported that he converted to Islam and may have been radicalized, and that a person in custody in another country for trying to join Islamic State said Duncan was one of her USA -based "contacts" who expressed an interest in joining the group and carrying out an attack and provided information about homemade bombs. (more...)
White House Shake-Up Coming in New Year White House Shake-Up Coming in New Year
- December 31, 2017

Few Trump officials have deep experience and ties to Capitol Hill. Once Dearborn leaves, DeStefano will assume much of his responsibilities in the White House, according to the report. Trump's signature "OK" hand sign and that he has no affiliation with white supremacist groups. In the first year of Trump's presidency, about 34 percent of senior officials have resigned, been fired or reassigned to other roles, she told the Wall Street Journal . (more...)
Visa (V) Upgraded to Buy by Vetr
- December 31, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.21% the S&P500. Winslow Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 6.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wedbush upgraded shares of Visa from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $77.00 to $96.00 in a report on Friday, January 20th. (more...)
Israeli jets strike Gaza after shelling with 'Iran-supplied missiles' Israeli jets strike Gaza after shelling with 'Iran-supplied missiles'
- December 31, 2017

Following the retaliatory raid, the army accused Iran of attempting to spark a war between Israel and Gaza terror groups and putting the lives of Palestinians in danger. No group in Gaza has claimed responsibility for the rockets attack but similar launches were usually made by Hamas and other radical Islamist groups. (more...)
IS claims responsibility for deadly attack on Helwan church IS claims responsibility for deadly attack on Helwan church
- December 31, 2017

It is now unknown whether he is one of the three casualties. Two armed terrorists attacked the church shortly before Friday prayers. More than 100 Christians have been killed in Egypt in the past year - most attacks claimed by the local branch of the so-called Islamic State group. (more...)
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...)

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