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South African train crashes at crossing, killing 18 South African train crashes at crossing, killing 18
- January 06, 2018

The train, christened the Shosholoza Meyl, derailed after the collision, and started burning - with three coaches overcomed with flames, so that the bodies inside it were so charred rescuers could not identify the bodies immediately. South Africa's transport minister has confirmed the death toll. "A fire had broken out in one of the carriages and had begun to spread", Meiring said in a statement. (more...)
Missouri freshman point guard Blake Harris leaves team, plans to transfer
- January 06, 2018

In a statement, Mizzou basketball coach Cuonzo Martin said, " Blake Harris has chose to transfer from the Mizzou men's basketball program". However, after just a handful of games with the Tigers, Harris is headed elsewhere. Harris, in his first and only season with the program, played in 14 games, averaging 3.8 points per game to go with 3.1 assists while averaging 14 minutes per outing. (more...)
Elgethun Capital Management Invests $2232000 in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)
- January 06, 2018

Kemnay Advisory Services Inc increased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) by 57.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highvista Strategies Limited Com has 0.25% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 5,052 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.44% or 748,871 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
There Are More Supersize Stars Than Researchers Ever Predicted There Are More Supersize Stars Than Researchers Ever Predicted
- January 06, 2018

That's important, adds the study's lead author, Fabian Schneider , an astrophysicist from the University of Oxford, because a star 100 times the mass of our sun isn't equivalent to 100 suns. At more than 1,000 light-years wide, if it were only about 1,300 light-years distant, like the local Orion Nebula is, it would be as wide as 60 full moons and shine bright enough to cast shadows on Earth. (more...)
CM warns against Assam 'Bongal kheda' rerun , asks party MPs to protest
- January 06, 2018

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has thrown her weight behind the Bengalis in Assam who are scared of losing their citizenship rights after the update of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and has asked all Trinamool MPs to lodge a protest outside Parliament on Thursday. (more...)
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (:NOG)
- January 06, 2018

The company reached its 52-Week high of $4 on 01/24/17 and 52-Week low of $0.63 on 10/26/17. Over the past twelve months, Northern Oil and Gas, Inc . Similarly, the Value Composite Two (VC2) is calculated with the same ratios, but adds the Shareholder Yield. Earnings per share (ttm) for Del Mar Pharmaceuticals Inc. (more...)
Vikas Gupta Loses His Chance Of Getting The Ticket To The Finale Vikas Gupta Loses His Chance Of Getting The Ticket To The Finale
- January 06, 2018

In this round, since Hina's bag weight minimum, a bag from her name is removed.On the second ring, inmates again gather on the ramp and begin the task. We are here to ask you who do you think deserves to win the spot - Puneesh or Luv! Hina Khan and Shilpa Shinde unite to get the plan in action. (more...)
Nissan Unveils Driver-Brain-To-Vehicle Tech For CES Nissan Unveils Driver-Brain-To-Vehicle Tech For CES
- January 06, 2018

Nissan will showcase this new and exclusive technology at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which kicks off this Sunday, January 7th. Research subjects wear helmet-like devices that detect brain wave activity. Anticipating things like braking, applying the accelerator, or anticipating turns, Nissan could develop great advanced driver assistance (ADAS) features, or it could help bridge the gap between semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles more safely. (more...)
One man killed, two others injured in series of attacks in Louth One man killed, two others injured in series of attacks in Louth
- January 06, 2018

Two other men were injured in the attacks early on Wednesday. The 24-year-old died at the scene. The two other people are said to be suffering from injuries that are not life threatening. Gardaí were called to the scene and disarmed a man. At 9.40am gardai received a report that another local man was attacked with a fence pole at Seatown Place. (more...)
Fifth Third Bancorp - FITB - Stock Price Today
- January 06, 2018

The firm has a market cap of $21,610.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 1.35. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FITB in report on Monday, September 25 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, October 5. (more...)
Assam BJP slams Mamata Banerjee over NRC 'communal statements' Assam BJP slams Mamata Banerjee over NRC 'communal statements'
- January 06, 2018

State Home Minister Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu, however, said the matter had not yet been throughly discussed in his department. Paul said that there is no enmity between Bengali and Assamese people living in Assam and people of the state know how to sort out their problems. (more...)
Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct a 'Merlin' Movie for Disney Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct a 'Merlin' Movie for Disney
- January 06, 2018

Barron's books of the same name about the origin story of the mythical wizard who mentored literary character King Arthur. Yahoo reports that Scott also met with Disney executives in consideration for the live-action adaptation of The Sword In The Stone as well, but it appears he will not be moving forward on that project. (more...)
Insidious: The Last Key pulls in $2 million in Thursday previews Insidious: The Last Key pulls in $2 million in Thursday previews
- January 06, 2018

The " Insidious " franchise dates back to 2010 with " Insidious ", followed by " Insidious : Chapter 2 " in 2013 and " Insidious : Chapter 3 " in 2015. " Insidious: The Last Key " explores the backstory of ghost buster Elise Rainier ( Lin Shaye ). " Insidious: The Last Key " tends to lean towards the familiar. (more...)
Camila Cabello's debut album Camila: First listen preview Camila Cabello's debut album Camila: First listen preview
- January 06, 2018

The Healing. The Loving.' before Camila made a decision to change its name in November - the 'Havana " hitmaker said: "At first I thought it was gonna be, like, a sad-song album. The good news is we don't have to speculate for much longer. Elsewhere, the sultry In The Dark and almost-acoustic All These Years outshine piano ballads Consequences and Something's Gotta Give; their confessional tone feels more in line with the album's original vision. (more...)
Lotto fever: Combined Powerball, Mega Millions prizes surpass $1 billion Lotto fever: Combined Powerball, Mega Millions prizes surpass $1 billion
- January 06, 2018

Lottery players have another chance to strike it rich on Saturday, with the Powerball jackpot ballooning to an estimated $550 million, the sixth largest in the game's history. If there is no jackpot victor, the amount grows even larger for the next drawing . It would be the 10th largest jackpot in US lottery history if someone has a winning ticket. (more...)
Oman capture Gulf Cup of Nations after thrilling penalty shoot-out victory Oman capture Gulf Cup of Nations after thrilling penalty shoot-out victory
- January 06, 2018

Wounded fans await treatment after a glass barrier broke at the end of the Gulf Cup of Nations 2017 final football match between Oman and the UAE at the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Stadium in Kuwait City on January 5, 2018. Despite being overrun for most of the game, UAE had a glorious chance to take the trophy when they were awarded a penalty in the 89 minute. Both teams failed to score a goal in the extra time to take the game to penalties. (more...)
The CDC is now officially planning for a nuclear attack The CDC is now officially planning for a nuclear attack
- January 06, 2018

In the event of a nuclear incident, the agency said the results would be devastating and there would be limited time to take critical protection steps. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Center's Global Communications Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The sessions are titled "Preparing for the Unthinkable", "Using Data and Decision Aids to Drive Response Efforts", "Public Health Resources to Meet Critical Components of Preparedness", and "Roadmap to Radiation Preparedness". (more...)
Tillerson On Trump: 'I've Never Questioned His Mental Fitness' Tillerson On Trump: 'I've Never Questioned His Mental Fitness'
- January 06, 2018

Tillerson--who a few months ago was reported to have called the President a "moron"--said, "I've never questioned his mental fitness ". "I have no reason to question his mental fitness". Tillerson told CNN that his relationship with the president "is a developing one" and that the two men had not known each other until Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobil CEO, came under consideration to be named the nation's top diplomat. (more...)
Immigrant cleared of San Francisco killing faces U.S. charges Immigrant cleared of San Francisco killing faces U.S. charges
- January 06, 2018

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a homeless undocumented immigrant acquitted of killing Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier is scheduled to be sentenced on a lesser gun charge Friday, Jan. Before Steinle's death, a San Francisco jail released him instead of handing him over to immigration authorities for deportation, Mercury News reported. (more...)
What are the new pot laws in Moorpark? What are the new pot laws in Moorpark?
- January 06, 2018

It said that attempted prosecutions of medical cannabis players meeting state law have been "dismissed and/or shut down via injunctions based upon the Rohrabacher amendment". Dozens of newly authorized marijuana stores are due to open for business across California on January 1 , launching yet another chapter in America's drug culture and the largest regulated commercial market for cannabis in the United States - one valued at several billion dollars. (more...)
Hundreds of first responders join funeral procession for fallen Denver deputy Hundreds of first responders join funeral procession for fallen Denver deputy
- January 06, 2018

The procession caused rolling closures along the route. The motorcade was so large, it took more than an hour to pass most locations. They held American flags and handmade signs. A 29-year old Douglas county deputy, killed in the line of duty while responding to a disturbance call in Highlands Ranch on New Year's Eve. He is upset when one officer offers to give him a phone number to call, and leaves the doorway to go back into a room. (more...)
110 pounds of pot seized at Bridge of the Americas 110 pounds of pot seized at Bridge of the Americas
- January 06, 2018

This is the second largest haul ever seized at Port of Lukeville. The liquid tested positive for properties of meth, officials said. However, when CBP officers at DFW reviewed the electronic manifest, they determined a further inspection was warranted. (more...)
Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings hospitalized, wife halts Maryland gubernatorial campaign Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings hospitalized, wife halts Maryland gubernatorial campaign
- January 06, 2018

Cummings' office says he is resting comfortably and expects a full recovery. "Making a positive and direct contribution to the state of Maryland and to our nation was my greatest motivating factor for stepping into the public arena", she said in a statement . (more...)
Rwanda, Uganda Deny Signing Migrant Deals With Israel Rwanda, Uganda Deny Signing Migrant Deals With Israel
- January 06, 2018

Uganda has denied that it agreed to a deal to accept what could amount to thousands of African migrants that will be deported from Israel . A Rwanda deputy foreign minister, Olivier Nduhungirehe, told The Associated Press (AP) his country has never reached any agreement with Israel on hosting asylum seekers. (more...)
Fire breaks out at Secret Service facility on Clinton compound Fire breaks out at Secret Service facility on Clinton compound
- January 06, 2018

The fire began in the the second-floor ceiling of a detached facility used by the Secret Service behind the Clintons' home in Chappaqua and was reported about 2:50 p.m. "All is ok!" Merrill tweeted . There was no information on cause, or who was home at the time . The Clintons bought the 19th century home in 1999 for $1.7 million and have lived there for the last 19 years. (more...)
The Hill: FBI Opens New Clinton Foundation Investigation The Hill: FBI Opens New Clinton Foundation Investigation
- January 06, 2018

Trump has repeatedly petitioned the Justice Department to examine the Clintons for a variety of issues, chastised the media for what he calls a lack of coverage of their alleged corruption and led chants of "Lock her up!" at rallies. During his initial news conference announcing the decision not to seek criminal charges against Clinton, and in subsequent testimony before Congress, Comey accused Clinton of having acted without the proper regard for maintaining the security of classified ... (more...)
Anger Over Proposed Worboys Release Anger Over Proposed Worboys Release
- January 06, 2018

Politicians, women's organisations and campaigners expressed disbelief as it emerged on Thursday evening that the notorious rapist John Worboys would be released from prison. A former stripper from Rotherhithe, south-east London, Warboys, 60, used alcohol and drugs to disable his victims before attacking them. The arrangements for Worboys' release will be managed by the Ministry of Justice, which has refused to comment on the matter at time of publication. (more...)
Nine hour wait for children on trolleys Nine hour wait for children on trolleys
- January 06, 2018

Damien McCallion, HSE national director with responsibility for the winter initiative, said much had been done to reduce the high number of patients ending up on trolleys this winter. Portlaoise needs the Emergency Department to be expanded due to the huge population growth in the region in recent years. Minister Simon Harris says he's concerned about back to school next week. (more...)
Singapore Private Sector PMI Slows Sharply In December - Nikkei Singapore Private Sector PMI Slows Sharply In December - Nikkei
- January 06, 2018

The balance of companies expecting a rise in output levels remained among the weakest recorded since mid-2013, largely thanks to concerns about the prospects for the wider United Kingdom economy. The boost came despite builders having to grapple with escalating costs, as the price of blocks, bricks, insulation and roof tiles all rose last month. (more...)
Plea conference scheduled for fake teen doctor Plea conference scheduled for fake teen doctor
- January 06, 2018

Love-Robinson has also been ordered to pay his victims restitution. On Thursday, however, Love-Robinson, who according to the Sun Sentinel faced up to 90 years in prison, also pleaded guilty to practicing naturopathy without a license and grand theft. (more...)

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