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615 cases of drink and drive on New Year's Eve 615 cases of drink and drive on New Year's Eve
- January 02, 2018

Thane collected nearly Rs 14 lakh in fine on New Year's. While in 2012, there were a total of 838 cases registered, the number came down drastically to 568 in 2013 and 523 in 2014. "The New Year Party has become a big occasion for people to party thinking that they can escape the police". Thane police started a rigorous checking of drivers from December 29, and in the last three days they caught 1,900 drunk drivers and collected a fine of Rs 28 lakh, said Amit Kale, Deputy Commissioner ... (more...)
North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim North Korea may participate in South Korea's Winter Olympics, says Kim
- January 02, 2018

The annual new year's address is closely watched for indications of the direction and priorities Kim may adopt in the year ahead. Switching between rhetoric and reconciliation, the North Korean leader stressed that the entire USA was within his nuclear crosshairs. (more...)
Violence hits Mumbai, parts of Maharashtra as caste clashes turn ugly Violence hits Mumbai, parts of Maharashtra as caste clashes turn ugly
- January 02, 2018

Police have been deployed at all the crucial areas and patrolling is on in the city to avoid any untoward incident. The Harbour Line was affected due to "Rail Roko" near Govandi-Chembur. Some Dalit leaders and thinkers view its outcome as a victory of oppressed classes over the upper-caste establishment of those times. Thousands of Dalits had on Monday paid tributes at the Bhima-Koregaon Victory Pillar near Perne on the Pune-Ahmednagar road. (more...)
Could Medidata Solutions Incorporated (NASDAQ:MDSO) Change Direction After More Shorts?
- January 02, 2018

Insiders sold 239,010 shares of company stock worth $16,437,036 in the last ninety days. Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) has risen 1.15% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Parametric Assocs Limited Com invested 0.01% in Medidata Solutions, Inc . (NASDAQ:MDSO). 91,500 were reported by Quantitative Invest Management. (NYSE:TYL) by 3,445 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2,500 shares, and cut its stake in Kornit Digital Ltd. (more...)
Muguruza pulls up injured in Brisbane Muguruza pulls up injured in Brisbane
- January 02, 2018

Andy Murray withdrew from the Brisbane International, citing ongoing problems with his right hip, hours after women's top seed Garbine Muguruza retired in the third set of her opening match because of leg cramps. The Frenchwoman beat the World No.32 for the second time in her career, the first since the 2015 Roland Garros. In 2016 a leg injury stopped her in the first set she played, prompting her to retire, and a year ago she reached the semi-finals before conceding the match with an ... (more...)
How to stick to your New Year's resolutions How to stick to your New Year's resolutions
- January 02, 2018

While most people would believe that the influx of new customers at a gym would occur after the beginning of the new year, Planet Fitness actually finds that their influx happens between the middle of November onto the end of March. Some residents used Monday to tackle the top New Year's resolution: exercising. Chris Ward, manager of Global Health & Fitness Center, 3806 Elm Road NE, said there is "definitely a noticeable increase" in the number of people coming to the gym after the holidays. (more...)
Softer housing conditions expected in 2018 Softer housing conditions expected in 2018
- January 02, 2018

National property markets ended 2017 with a whimper, with half of Australia's capital cities recording falling house prices in December. Australia's second biggest city fell 0.2 per cent - its first monthly decline since February 2016. The national dwelling price index dropped 0.3 percent month-over-month in December. On a yearly basis, house prices increased 4.2 percent in December. (more...)
Chinese ban on ivory sales goes into effect Chinese ban on ivory sales goes into effect
- January 02, 2018

China's ban on sales does not apply in the former British colony, which has the largest retail market for ivory and has traded it for more than 150 years. The Chinese clampdown on the ivory trade has pushed the prices of ivory down, and the number of elephants killed in the last three years down by 65 percent, according to a report by Save the Elephants. (more...)
Clashes erupt in Pune over event to mark Dalit assertion, 1 killed Clashes erupt in Pune over event to mark Dalit assertion, 1 killed
- January 02, 2018

The police said altercations over some hoardings resulted in pelting of stones and torching of over 10 vehicles. "We have cordoned off the roads leading to the Koregaon memorial.Heavy police bandobast has been deployed.A majority of the miscreants were hiding in the farms along the Pune-Ahmednagar highway and pelting stones", he said. (more...)
Man Accused Of Flinders Street Incident Formally Charged With Murder Man Accused Of Flinders Street Incident Formally Charged With Murder
- January 02, 2018

The accused Flinders Street attacker has had one of his charges upgraded to murder after the death of a grandfather. One of those counts has been upgraded. This was the second auto ramming incident in Melbourne in 2017. Today police said accused driver, Saeed Noori , has been charged with murder following Mr Crocaris' death. (more...)
Takeaways From Kim Jong-un's 2018 New Year's Address Takeaways From Kim Jong-un's 2018 New Year's Address
- January 02, 2018

He added that North Korean representatives should start talks with their South Korean counterparts "as soon as possible" to discuss sending a delegation to the 2018 Winter Games. The authorities said most of the ship's crew are Chinese and Myanmarese. It is the second known vessel under probe by South Korea on suspicions of ship-to-ship supplies of petroleum products to North Korea, banned under the worldwide sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. (more...)
New Year Brings Record Setting Cold Across Tri New Year Brings Record Setting Cold Across Tri
- January 02, 2018

Their Christmas and New Year's vacation was extended by two hours as schools opened today on a two-hour delay so students would not have to stand in temperatures forecast for the teens while waiting on a school bus. Winds will be light out of the East Northeast at 5 miles per hour. The Bay Area is on track to get its first decent rain in a while this week, after a near-historically dry December across California. (more...)
Csx (CSX) Valuation Rose While Clark Capital Management Group Cut Holding; Signature Estate & Investment
- January 02, 2018

The institutional investor held 50,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.19 million, up from 20,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Essex Financial Services Inc. boosted its holdings in CSX by 163.0% in the 2nd quarter. Finally, Loop Capital reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $210.00 price objective (down previously from $221.00) on shares of CSX Corporation in a research report on Thursday, January 19th. (more...)
Moscow Says Fully Respects Sanctions Against N Korea Amid Oil Deliveries Reports
- January 02, 2018

However, Reuters noted it was "unable to independently verify that the vessels had transferred fuel to North Korean vessels, whether the Russian state knew about the sales or how many Russian vessels were involved in the transfers". (more...)
Jaish-affiliated J&K militant recorded video before attack Jaish-affiliated J&K militant recorded video before attack
- January 02, 2018

In a clear departure from the policy of using Pakistan nationals as fidayeens to storm camps, the Jaish has used two local boys to carry out a suicide attack. Thousands of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir chanted anti-India slogans on Monday as they gathered for the funeral of Fardeen Khanday, one of three rebels killed in a gunfight with government forces. (more...)
Amitabh Bachchan: Candid family pictures Amitabh Bachchan: Candid family pictures
- January 02, 2018

Amitabh Bachchan shared a picture of his granddaughters, Navya and Aaradhya , with the caption that read, "Daughters be the best ... granddaughters the bestest". Big B wrote on his blog, "The well-wishers are in greater enthusiasm. their love and their voices more passionate and in cheer. the wave is subdued due to the strappings on the shoulder. (more...)
Tampa man charged with murder of his stepson Tampa man charged with murder of his stepson
- January 02, 2018

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Montgomery had been looking after Brice and his three siblings while the children's mother, 28-year-old Donya Shenita Russell, was at work. The other children said they were awoken by the boy crying as he was being hit and thrown around the room. Under imminent fear of being hurt by Montgomery, one child did strike Brice. (more...)
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Consensus Earnings Outlook
- January 02, 2018

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $104.36. On average, analysts predict that Federal Realty Investment Trust will post $3.20 earnings per share for the current year. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Mizuho reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $142.00 price objective on shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust in a report on Friday, November 3rd. (more...)
BJP MP says 'soldiers ought to die', apologises later BJP MP says 'soldiers ought to die', apologises later
- January 02, 2018

Later, when asked about his allegedly insensitive comments, Singh said he didn't mean to insult the Army. Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and three local militants of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday after guerrillas attacked a CRPF training centre triggering fierce fighting that lasted almost 12 hours. (more...)
Former envoy to China Vijay Keshav Gokhale named foreign secretary Former envoy to China Vijay Keshav Gokhale named foreign secretary
- January 02, 2018

The standoff ended with India ensuring that China stopped the road construction. He has also served in China's Hong Kong, Malaysia and Vietnam in various capacities. He will take over on January 29 for a two-year term. He was often tasked by the PM to handle India's ties with countries that are traditionally not part of foreign secretary's domain. (more...)
Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters success Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters success
- January 02, 2018

Iranian officials maintain that people have the right to stage protests to express their opinions, as long as the rallies comply with the legal conditions. "I wish success to the protesters in Iran who are fighting for freedom and democracy", adds Katz. According to Halevy, although "the regime is moving very gingerly" in dealing with the protests, hundreds have been arrested and at least 12 people have been killed in clashes with security forces. (more...)
Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha
- January 02, 2018

The bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, had witnessed protests by opposition parties like Congress, Left, AIADMK and DMK, on various grounds. "The party is confused on triple talaq", he said. Meanwhile, the government, which lacks a majority in the Rajya Sabha is leaving no stone unturned for smooth passage of the bill. (more...)
Seaplane Crash Kills Six Near Sydney Harbor Seaplane Crash Kills Six Near Sydney Harbor
- January 02, 2018

Mr Richard Cousins , 58, CEO of the British-based catering and food services giant, died alongside Ms Emma Bowden , 48, Heather Bowden , 11, Mr Edward Cousins , 23, and Mr William Cousins , 25, according to Detective Superintendent Mark Hutchings from the New South Wales Police. (more...)
Pittsburgh man charged in terrorism investigation in Virginia Pittsburgh man charged in terrorism investigation in Virginia
- January 02, 2018

Agents yelled at Duncan to stop, but before he did he threw a plastic bag over their heads. Court documents suggest that Duncan may have converted to Islam and become interested in joining ISIS and carrying out an attack in the U.S., NBC Washington reports. (more...)
Analysts See $2.03 EPS for Raytheon Company (RTN)
- January 02, 2018

The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,133,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,447,604. About 1.14 million shares traded. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN ) has risen 24.03% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. $1,553 worth of Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares were sold by Yetto Kristin A. (NYSE:TSLX) has risen 27.65% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Florida family among victims of plane crash in Costa Rica Florida family among victims of plane crash in Costa Rica
- January 02, 2018

Costa Rican investigators are looking into what caused a charter aircraft to crash in woods in the country's northwest soon after takeoff, killing the 10 USA citizens and two local crewmembers on board. Nature Air could not immediately be reached for comment. "The family has requested that the media does not mention where she is from", Einbinder said in a statement Monday. (more...)
Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Two '1-Above' pub managers arrested Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Two '1-Above' pub managers arrested
- January 02, 2018

Accused Kevin Bawa and Lisbon Lopez, who worked with the 1Above pub, were arrested on Monday morning and were produced in the court in the afternoon which remanded them to police custody. In the last three days, several structures were razed in the Kamala Mills compound area, where the fire incident occurred last week, he said, adding demolition drives would be conducted regularly to keep a check on unauthorized constructions. (more...)
Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. describes his dream partner Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. describes his dream partner
- January 02, 2018

Carbone is extremely confident Arie put a ring on Rebecca's finger; however, the spoiler blogger isn't bragging about his findings since he had reported the wrong information at first for Rachel Lindsay 'sThe Bachelorette season earlier this year. (more...)
Stowmarket death: Ex UKIP councillor charged with murder Stowmarket death: Ex UKIP councillor charged with murder
- January 02, 2018

Mr Searle had represented Stowmarket South for UKIP on Suffolk County Council. Her husband, Stephen Searle, 64, was a Ukip councillor who stood for the party in the general election last June. At the time he said: 'It's superb to be fighting again for my country and my people'. Mr Searle is also understood to have played an active role in local charities, including the Stowmarket branch of the Royal British Legion. (more...)
Volunteers discover 43 brown snake eggs in school sandpit Volunteers discover 43 brown snake eggs in school sandpit
- January 02, 2018

After three days of solid digging, the volunteers discovered a total of seven nests and 43 eggs. Students at a Laurieton school got an absolutely stellar sendoff for 2017 when they discovered a bunch of actual brown snake eggs in their school sandpit on December 20th, according to the Port Macquarie News . (more...)

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