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Multiple deputies down in shots fired call in Highlands Ranch Multiple deputies down in shots fired call in Highlands Ranch
- December 31, 2017

The situation is happening on or near County Line Road between Colorado Boulevard and University Boulevard. "We have multiple officers down", Deputy Jason Blanchard said of the incident in Highlands Ranch, just south of Denver. "Any citizens in the affected area are instructed to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls", the department said, calling it an "active event". (more...)
Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room
- December 31, 2017

The name of the man hasn't been immediately released. Police initially planned to arrest the man for disorderly conduct. He started to fight back, however, prompting officials to call the cops. The suspect's Chevrolet Silverado was also reportedly towed and inspected. The hotel is hosting it's 40th New Year's Eve Celebration - a party expected to span four floors and feature live musical performances. (more...)
Shots fired, mass dispersed with tear gas in Kinshasa Shots fired, mass dispersed with tear gas in Kinshasa
- December 31, 2017

Fresh elections are now slated for December 23, 2018. One army officer threatened a team of AFP reporters covering the crackdown at St. Michael's church in Kinshasa. Kabila was required by the constitution to step down in December previous year when his mandate expired but an election to replace him has been repeatedly delayed and is now scheduled for December 2018. (more...)
Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business' Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business'
- December 31, 2017

This is Liberia's first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically elected head of state to another in more than 70 years. "I declare publicly today that transforming the lives of all Liberians is a singular mission", he said . He played for top local clubs before starting his worldwide career in Cameroon, then moved on to AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain, where he became famous. (more...)
Biogen Inc (BIIB) Holdings Trimmed by Axa
- December 31, 2017

American Assets Mngmt Lc reported 4,000 shares. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) has risen 39.56% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. The Rhode Island-based Rex Advisors Ltd has invested 0.21% in Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB). Parsons Mgmt Ri stated it has 1,727 shares. Focused Wealth Management Inc now owns 475 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $135,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. (more...)
9 things that are more productive than making New Year resolutions 9 things that are more productive than making New Year resolutions
- December 31, 2017

Last year's Australian sleep survey revealed that more than 40 per cent of Australians get too little sleep to feel rested and able to function at their best, Mamamia reported. What do you want to achieve this new year? . Those are better odds than a lottery ticket, but probably no better than betting on a horse race - unless one of your resolutions is to stop gambling. (more...)
Two reportedly killed in Iran in third day of protests
- December 31, 2017

He did not offer a cause of death for the two protesters, but said "no bullets were shot from police and security forces at the people". Anti-Iranian government protests continued for the third straight day as men, women, and even children take to the streets against the theocratic state's leaders. (more...)
Utes ends lengthy skid in Eugene with 66-56 win over Oregon Utes ends lengthy skid in Eugene with 66-56 win over Oregon
- December 31, 2017

Despite the best efforts of Louise Brown early and Kayla Washington late, the Cougs could never catch the Ducks as OR saw the sophomore stars of Sabrina Ionescu and Ruthy Hebard combine for 50 of the team's 89 points. "When they go in, it's a fun way to play". Utah would win the opening tip and David Collette missed his first shot of the night. The Ducks, picked for fourth by the conference coaches, have lost twice at home for the first time in four seasons. (more...)
Bombing at funeral kills 15 in eastern Afghanistan Bombing at funeral kills 15 in eastern Afghanistan
- December 31, 2017

An earlier statement from the governor's office said six people had been killed and 11 wounded. Elsewhere in Afghanistan, a sticky bomb exploded in a crowded neighborhood in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif late Saturday, wounding 12 people, according to Gen. (more...)
Dozens killed as truck and bus collide in Kenya Dozens killed as truck and bus collide in Kenya
- December 31, 2017

Among those who died on the spot include the driver of the truck and his loader, while 28 other bodies were retrieved from the ill-fated bus. Most of the survivors were on the back seats. Kenyans on Sunday, December 31 woke up to sad news following another grisly road accident that claimed 30 lives at Migaa on the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway. (more...)
Palestine 'regrets' envoy presence at Hafiz Saeed event Palestine 'regrets' envoy presence at Hafiz Saeed event
- December 31, 2017

A controversy erupted after Palestine Ambassador to Pakistan Waleed Abu Ali was clicked sharing a stage with Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Saeed at a gathering organised by Difa-e-Pakistan Council, an umbrella organisation of hardline right-wing groups. (more...)
Iranian Protests: The Story So Far Iranian Protests: The Story So Far
- December 31, 2017

Anti-government protests began in Mashhad City on Wednesday. The official further denied that the law enforcement forces have fired bullets, accusing foreign intelligence services, opposition and also extremist groups of interfering in the confrontations. (more...)
Andy Murray Arrives In Brisbane, Will He Play? Andy Murray Arrives In Brisbane, Will He Play?
- December 31, 2017

Set for first competitive action since the summer. Numerous leading men's players have been affected by injuries recently, with Rafael Nadal, 31, missing the Brisbane tournament with a knee issue while Novak Djokovic, 30, withdrew from the Qatar Open because of the elbow problem that has kept him out since Wimbledon. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare (THC) Upgraded to Buy at Citigroup
- December 31, 2017

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in shares of Tenet Healthcare by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE: THC ) traded down 1.72% on Friday, hitting $17.17. Price T Rowe Associates Incorporated Md, Maryland-based fund reported 43,690 shares. About 1.33 million shares traded. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Tenet Healthcare in a report on Monday, September 25th. (more...)
Greek Prime Minister Seeks to Block Asylum for Turkish Officer Greek Prime Minister Seeks to Block Asylum for Turkish Officer
- December 31, 2017

By claiming that there has been an intervention by the government in the justice system, "ND is obviously ignoring the fact that second degree asylum committees are administrative bodies", government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said in a message posted on his Twitter account late Saturday. (more...)
At least 30 killed in the worst Nakuru-Eldoret road accident At least 30 killed in the worst Nakuru-Eldoret road accident
- December 31, 2017

Police said the accident may have occurred due to the bus break failure before it collided head -on with the truck that was headed to Eldoret from Nakuru. Official statistics show that around 3,000 people die annually in road accidents in Kenya, but the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates the figure could be as high as 12,000. (more...)
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
- 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
- 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...)

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