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Doug Jones picks Joe Biden to escort him for swearing-in ceremony Doug Jones picks Joe Biden to escort him for swearing-in ceremony
- January 06, 2018

Jaffe told the Examiner he contributed to and raised money for the Jones campaign too. Kayla Moore, Roy Moore's wife, caught the political world off-guard the night before the December 12 special election to replace Jeff Sessions as senator when she referenced Jaffe in a campaign speech. (more...)
Gov't to Hear from Victims on Japan's Wartime Sex Slavery Deal Gov't to Hear from Victims on Japan's Wartime Sex Slavery Deal
- January 06, 2018

President Moon Jae-in said the 2015 agreement with Japan on the so-called comfort women issue "is defective as it not only goes against the principle of truth and justice, but did not reflect the view of the victims" as he met with survivors of the wartime sexual slavery Thursday. (more...)
Russia, Turkey Warn US, 'External Parties' Against Interfering In Iran's 'Domestic Affairs' Russia, Turkey Warn US, 'External Parties' Against Interfering In Iran's 'Domestic Affairs'
- January 06, 2018

He appeared to distance himself from U.S. President Donald Trump's encouragement of protesters who began taking to the streets of Iranian towns and cities a week ago, and from the notion that a foreign hand is behind the action — as Iran has claimed. (more...)
SL Green Realty (NYSE:SLG) Receives News Impact Score of 0.21 SL Green Realty (NYSE:SLG) Receives News Impact Score of 0.21
- January 06, 2018

Aon Plc now has $33.86 billion valuation. SL Green Realty Corp. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) has risen 62.63% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. Among 14 analysts covering Evolent Health ( NYSE:EVH ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $619,380 activity. (more...)
Iran blames Central Intelligence Agency for week of protests; USA denies any role Iran blames Central Intelligence Agency for week of protests; USA denies any role
- January 06, 2018

The protests that started over the economy before turning against the Islamic regime as a whole are the biggest in the tightly controlled country since unrest over a disputed election in 2009. "The people don't want an Islamic Republic of Iran , they just want a Republic of Iran". Additionally, inflation continues to rise, and the cost of basic food items, such as eggs, have reportedly doubled , rendering most groceries unaffordable to the average Iranian household. (more...)
Angler missing from fishing tournament on Lake Okeechobee Angler missing from fishing tournament on Lake Okeechobee
- January 06, 2018

Fellow angler Mike Jones told WPEC-TV that Kisiah was found alive clinging to the boat around 11pm Thursday night. Once the boat missed check-in time, an immediate search was launched with local authorities and the Coast Guard to find the two anglers. (more...)
Cherry Capital Airport's Piper Diagnosed With Cancer Cherry Capital Airport's Piper Diagnosed With Cancer
- January 06, 2018

As of Thursday morning, the website - www.airportk9.org - had not been updated to reflect Piper's passing. Piper's handler, Brian Edwards, announced the news in posts on Instagram and Facebook on January 3. But as Edwards says, life sometimes just has to take its course. A flag that had flown over U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City - where some of Piper's favorite people work - was presented to Edwards. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Shares Her First Nude Photo of the Year From Bed Kim Kardashian Shares Her First Nude Photo of the Year From Bed
- January 06, 2018

She wrote: "I haven't heard this BUT lets get this straight". Kim brought out her feisty mother side on a recent Tweet , where she denied that she left her two-year-old's bedside to party on New Year's Eve. "After spending three nights in the hospital & seeing my baby get multiple IV's and hooked up to oxygen machines, our end of year was challenging", she said in the post, which shows a snap of her while holding her "strong Saint". (more...)
Nevada officials slam Trump Admin's pot crackdown - a 'huge setback' Nevada officials slam Trump Admin's pot crackdown - a 'huge setback'
- January 06, 2018

State officials, including Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey, a Democrat, criticized the announcement from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he was rescinding a policy from the previous administration that allowed legal marijuana to flourish, without interference from federal prosecutors, in MA and seven other states where adult use is permitted. (more...)
Science Applications Internation (NYSE:SAIC) Sellers Covered 0.97% of Their Shorts
- January 06, 2018

The institutional investor held 24,761 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.66M, up from 18,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 36% are positive. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) had 53 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Vertical Research upgraded shares of Science Applications International from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $83.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, ... (more...)
Traders Watch list: SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)
- January 06, 2018

SunTrust Banks (NYSE: STI ) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, December 27th. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Monday, October 23 to "Market Perform". (NASDAQ:FIVN) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 4. (more...)
Russian soldiers killed in attack on air base in Syria Russian soldiers killed in attack on air base in Syria
- January 06, 2018

Another six people died in suspected Russian strikes on Arbin, it added. On the outskirts of Damascus, eastern Ghouta is one of the last remaining opposition strongholds in Syria and has itself been under government siege since 2013, causing severe food and medicine shortages for up to 400,000 residents. (more...)
Pakadwa Shaadi: Bride's family kidnaps engineer, performs wedding at gunpoint in Bihar Pakadwa Shaadi: Bride's family kidnaps engineer, performs wedding at gunpoint in Bihar
- January 06, 2018

Authorities in India's eastern Bihar state were looking into the kidnapping of 29-year-old Vinod Kumar whose family said he was taken when he went to attend a friend's wedding and was forced to marry a girl against his own will. Following this, he was abducted and taken to Pandarak. According to a Times of India report , the incident took place on December 3 previous year. (more...)
Johanna Konta withdraws from Brisbane International quarter-final clash with hip injury Johanna Konta withdraws from Brisbane International quarter-final clash with hip injury
- January 06, 2018

Konta told www.wtatennis.com: "I don't feel too comfortable saying really too much because, actually, I don't know yet until tomorrow morning". "But hopefully it's nothing more than a low-grade strain and more muscle spasm more than anything". (more...)
Huge swathe of USA hit by winter storm Huge swathe of USA hit by winter storm
- January 06, 2018

The storm was powered by a rapid plunge in barometric pressure that some weather forecasters were referring to as bombogenesis or a " bomb cyclone " and which brought fast, heavy snowfall and high winds. However, without a major change in the weather, travel anywhere in the county would be delayed and secondary roads will remain snow-covered for several days, he said. (more...)
Jersey City officer struck, killed by auto while helping motorist Jersey City officer struck, killed by auto while helping motorist
- January 06, 2018

Zacche, who served with the Jersey City Police Department for 38 years, was sworn in as the city's police chief October 7, 2014. He'd stopped to help another driver when he was struck and killed. Nobody was charged or reported serious injuries, they said. He has been on the job for 23 years. Robateau is survived by a wife and three children. (more...)
As Stryker Corp (SYK) Shares Rose, Greenleaf Trust Has Decreased Its Stake
- January 06, 2018

The insider McLean Graham A sold 1,124 shares worth $164,396. The Echo Street Capital Management Llc holds 345,807 shares with $15.98M value, up from 98,429 last quarter. Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.40, from 1.41 in 2017Q2. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SYK. (more...)
Vermont House continuing to debate marijuana proposal Vermont House continuing to debate marijuana proposal
- January 06, 2018

Vermont made history last night by becoming the first state in the USA to legalize recreational cannabis use and cultivation for adults 21 and over by legislature rather than the traditional ballot method. The Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Rhode Island legislatures are expected to seriously consider making marijuana legal for adults this year and regulating marijuana similarly to alcohol. (more...)
Climate Change And Pollution Are Stripping Oxygen From The Oceans
- January 06, 2018

And, when the entire ocean gets warmer, it holds less amount of oxygen. On Earth, about half of all oxygen comes from the ocean, but human activity in the environment is making it dissipate. Even with ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gases, there will be a decline in oxygen in the water, depending on the model. Almost twenty scientists from around the world are issuing a warning about a little known side effect of climate change and pollution. (more...)
Wolf vows to protect medical marijuana program Wolf vows to protect medical marijuana program
- January 06, 2018

Gov. Tom Wolf authorized Keystone Canna Remedies' Bethlehem location Thursday, which means the Stefko Boulevard supplier will be able to sell medical marijuana as soon as it's available from approved growers. "I believe that there are sufficient safeguards in the law to ensure that the products will be used as intended under the supervision of medical professionals", Freed said in a statement. (more...)
Chennai RSS HQ bombing Chennai RSS HQ bombing
- January 06, 2018

According to CBI, Ahmed had allegedly procured explosive materials for assembling bombs and provided shelter to other accused persons. The blast on 8 August, 1993 was triggered using RDX. After the trial, the special court on June 21, 2007, had convicted 11 accused and acquitted four persons, including S.A. Basha, founder of the banned Al-Ummah for lack of evidence against them. (more...)
Kansas election chief charges 2 more with voter fraud Kansas election chief charges 2 more with voter fraud
- January 06, 2018

Critics saw the commission as part of a conservative campaign to strip minority voters and poor people from the voter rolls, and to justify unfounded claims made by Trump that voter fraud cost him the popular vote in 2016. "The [White House] commission requested states' public voter roll data". "These prosecutions will help deter voter fraud in the future". Given nearly no advance notice, DHS officials scrambled on Wednesday night to inform stakeholders that Trump's mandate would not ... (more...)
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Bought by Parsec Financial Management Inc
- January 06, 2018

FMR LLC now owns 14,357,475 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $1,587,793,000 after buying an additional 71,666 shares during the period. Williams Jones & Associates Limited Liability Company has 53,015 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Worker locks armed robber inside cellphone store Worker locks armed robber inside cellphone store
- January 06, 2018

During this surveillance video, Bell is shown walking into the Latino Cellular store. The weird scenes were captured on CCTV, which has just been released by authorities as Bell plead guilty to the crime just before Christmas and was sentenced to five weeks in prison, local media report. (more...)
Feeling Lucky? Ohioans Buy More Lottery Tickets as Jackpots Rise Feeling Lucky? Ohioans Buy More Lottery Tickets as Jackpots Rise
- January 06, 2018

That's the good news for players. Mega Millions tickets are offered in the same locations excluding Puerto Rico. "(It's about) making themselves rich", Ashraf said about people playing more around that time period. Saturday's 10:59 p.m. EST Powerball drawing is worth $570 million, with a $358.5 million lump-sum payment that is the fifth-largest in its history, according to organizers. (more...)
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM) - Hot stock Alert Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM) - Hot stock Alert
- January 06, 2018

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group ( OZM ) opened at $2.69 on Wednesday. It has underperformed by 53.09% the S&P500. Analysts expect AutoNation, Inc. Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC boosted its holdings in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group by 22.1% in the 2nd quarter. That puts the market capitalization at $1.49 bln. (more...)
World leaders will not be banned from Twitter World leaders will not be banned from Twitter
- January 06, 2018

Twitter had already said in September that "newsworthiness" and whether a tweet is "of public interest" are among the factors it considers before removing an account or a tweet. "We believe that's the best way to help our society make progress". Yesterday's statement left open the possibility, however, that Twitter could remove specific tweets from political leaders which violate its policies. (more...)
What's Next for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) After Making 52-Week High? What's Next for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) After Making 52-Week High?
- January 06, 2018

The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $27.90 billion company. The stock increased 0.77% or $1.015 during the last trading session, reaching $132.865. On Monday, October 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold". Gabelli initiated it with "Buy" rating and $20.25 target in Friday, September 11 report. (more...)
Schalke signs winger Marko Pjaca on loan from Juventus Schalke signs winger Marko Pjaca on loan from Juventus
- January 06, 2018

He brings additional quality to our team. Marko can be used in a variety of positions. "I liked all of it and I hope now I can play as much as possible". Teuchert started his senior career in 2014 at Nuremberg where he played since 2009 as a youth player. "So he needs to find a team where he can find continuity to return next year in the best condition". (more...)
Prudential US Figure Skating Championships: Tennell leads after ladies short program Prudential US Figure Skating Championships: Tennell leads after ladies short program
- January 06, 2018

Chen redeemed himself at the Grand Prix Final in December, overcoming an error-filled free skate to win the title.The youngest of five children, Chen was born in Salt Lake City to Chinese immigrant parents.He was not quite three years old when his hometown hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. (more...)

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