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"Bajrang Dal volunteer" killed with sharp weapons near Mangaluru
- January 06, 2018

It is alleged that the victim identified as 28-year-old Deepak Rao, a resident of Kattipala was riding his motorcycle when he was waylaid by a auto whose individuals then attacked him. However on December 1, the Muslim youths had put up a flex at the same spot, which had led to a clash between two groups, it is said.According to the police, there are no criminal cases against Rao. (more...)
Teen dead, 20 others sickened in carbon monoxide poisoning Teen dead, 20 others sickened in carbon monoxide poisoning
- January 06, 2018

A clay liner within the chimney of the apartment building located at 185 Fayette St. collapse, blocking the flow of the carbon monoxide exhaust. "There was a knock at the door and they told everybody to get out". Officials said a 13-year-old girl died, and 41 people in all were sickened - including 27 police officers. "We immediately knew it was some sort of toxin", said Perth Amboy Deputy Police Chief Larry Cattano. (more...)
Supreme Court refuses stay for Haj policy guidelines Supreme Court refuses stay for Haj policy guidelines
- January 06, 2018

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked the Centre to file its response on the plea in two weeks and slated the hearing for January 30. He opposed the court staying the policy. The Centre on Friday defended its new Haj policy, saying it is not discriminatory and the allocation of subsidy for pilgrims is based on the objective criterion of Muslim population in each State. (more...)
Mega Millions' jackpot rises to $450M, Powerball up to $570M Mega Millions' jackpot rises to $450M, Powerball up to $570M
- January 06, 2018

The Powerball jackpot also surged, sitting at $550 million, with a $348 million cash option, after no victor Wednesday. The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing is worth $450 million, the fifth largest in the game's history . Another customer, Tom Newman, who said he would spend the money on his family and travelling around the world, admitted he wasn't feeling optimistic: "Like absolutely zero chance, but a tiny bit more than zero, so that's why I bothered wasting the money". (more...)
Chinese President Addresses Military: Fear Neither Hardship Nor Death Chinese President Addresses Military: Fear Neither Hardship Nor Death
- January 06, 2018

In his address, he told about 7000 servicemen and women the goal of the ceremony was to implement "the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Party and the thought of the Party on building a strong army in the new era". He also said the military should "create an elite and powerful force that is always ready for the fight, capable of combat and sure to win in order to fulfill the tasks bestowed by the Party and the people in the new era". (more...)
Arizona football coach fired amid sexual harassment claims Arizona football coach fired amid sexual harassment claims
- January 06, 2018

Rodriguez was sacked at MI in 2011. "Regrettably, the complaint included a single truth - in the past, I had a consensual extramarital affair with a woman who is not affiliated with the University", Rodriguez said in the statement. However, Arizona did state that they will honor his "university-funded compensation" which means he'll get paid a total of $5.46 million through May 31, 2020. (more...)
Huge fire burns row homes in Newark Huge fire burns row homes in Newark
- January 06, 2018

It took hours before the blaze was brought under control and when firefighters were finished, the buildings were encased in ice. They say weather conditions are complicating the battle against the flames. Officials confirmed more than 2,000 people are now without power as the fire spreads. Their injury is said to be minor. Meanwhile, a two-alarm fire is also burning just blocks away from this site on Vanderpool Street. (more...)
Flights between Tunisia, United Arab Emirates resume Flights between Tunisia, United Arab Emirates resume
- January 06, 2018

The United Arab Emirates said the competent authorities have decided that "the standard processes (on passenger flights) will be reinstated to their normal state before the unforeseen circumstances" with Tunisia. In October, Emirates increased its Dubai - Tunis service to seven-times weekly using its Boeing 777-300 aircraft. "Affected passengers are advised to contact their travel agent or booking office for assistance". (more...)
Rowe Price Group Inc (TROW) Position Trimmed by Ameritas Investment Partners Inc
- January 06, 2018

The institutional investor held 75,721 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $583,000, up from 25,181 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Principal Fincl Group holds 10,860 shares. (IDRA) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $5.17/share. Sei Invests accumulated 0% or 1,517 shares. (more...)
EPS for The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) Expected At $3.20
- January 06, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $409.11, for a total value of $1,205,238.06. It has underperformed by 1.43% the S&P500. Ben Gambill increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 28.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Brutal winter storm smacks coastal Southeast, now threatens Northeast Brutal winter storm smacks coastal Southeast, now threatens Northeast
- January 06, 2018

As a result, forecasters expanded a winter-storm warning and increased snowfall totals for the Sandhills region. Forecasters warn lows across the state will be well below freezing, leaving risky road conditions in the morning. Cooper says he'll issue an emergency declaration in storm-affected areas. Transportation Department workers have been pretreating roads in central and eastern SC. (more...)
Environmental group: SC utility deal falls… Environmental group: SC utility deal falls…
- January 06, 2018

Summer plant in Jenkinsville. Virginia-based Dominion Energy offered to buy the embattled SCANA Corp. on Wednesday, days before lawmakers are set to meet in Columbia to discuss a series of pre-filed bills relating to the SC utility's abandonment of the construction of two nuclear reactors last summer. (more...)
Search underway for missing clammer after skiff was found adrift Search underway for missing clammer after skiff was found adrift
- January 06, 2018

Searchers on Friday morning found an anchor belonging to Benner's skiff and clam harvesting gear believed to be his in the middle of Long Cove ― which is exposed at low tide. Knox County Sheriff's Office deputies and fire department volunteers conducted patrols, MMP, and State Police Dive Team assisted with searches in the water. (more...)
Senator Orrin Hatch and His Legacy Senator Orrin Hatch and His Legacy
- January 06, 2018

But every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves". After the devastating loss of a Senate seat to a Democrat in deep-red Alabama in December, Trump put heavy pressure on the 83-year-old Hatch to run for his seat again, in order to stop Romney becoming a thorn in his side in Washington . (more...)
Turkey calls for peace, stability in Iran Turkey calls for peace, stability in Iran
- January 06, 2018

The jury, which deliberated for four days, on Wednesday found Halkbank exec Mehmet Hakan Atilla , 47, guilty of conspiracy to defraud the USA, bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. (more...)
A'ja Wilson leads No. 4 SC past Ole Miss, 88-62 A'ja Wilson leads No. 4 SC past Ole Miss, 88-62
- January 06, 2018

A free throw from Maten gave the Bulldogs their largest margin of 16 points with less than five minutes remaining. With a secured lead, Georgia merely had to hold on to it. Although the Bulldogs got double-digit point production from starters Maten and Ogbeide (14 points, eight rebounds), there's little question that the bench made a big difference in the game. (more...)
US Imposes Sanctions on 4 Venezuela Figures over Corruption US Imposes Sanctions on 4 Venezuela Figures over Corruption
- January 06, 2018

Those sanctioned Friday are in addition to the dozens of current and former Venezuelan officials the USA already has targeted. Rodolfo Torres also serves as the external director on Petroleos de Venezuela's board of directors and used to serve as Venezuela's minister of economy and finances, president of the Bank of Venezuela, and minister of food. (more...)
FEMA: Houses of Worship Now Eligible to Receive Federal Disaster-Relief Funds FEMA: Houses of Worship Now Eligible to Receive Federal Disaster-Relief Funds
- January 06, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released new funding rules that will allow direct funding to houses of worship damaged during national disasters. In late November, a committee approved the Disaster Recovery Reform Act which would open the doors for church groups to seek FEMA aid, but the bill was awaiting deliberation from the House floor. (more...)
Banco Santander SA Takes Position in CME Group Inc (CME)
- January 06, 2018

About 8.94M shares traded or 0.57% up from the average. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) has risen 27.19% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. $2.70M worth of CME Group Inc . (NASDAQ:CME) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, March 11. (NASDAQ:CME) on Monday, August 7. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Wednesday, January 13 to "Overweight". (more...)
Tie-breaker maintains Republican majority in House of Delegates Tie-breaker maintains Republican majority in House of Delegates
- January 06, 2018

House Republican Leader Kirk Cox said shortly after the drawing that Yancey's win had cemented GOP control of the state House when the 2018 legislative session starts next week, even if Simonds asks for another recount. If Yancey wins, the Republicans would have a 51-49 edge. If Simonds pursued a recount, if wouldn't be complete before the session starts and Cox said neither Yancey or Simonds would be seated until a victor was finalized. (more...)
India projects soft power, to hold PIO lawmakers meet India projects soft power, to hold PIO lawmakers meet
- January 06, 2018

Only sitting MPs and mayors from the Indian origin diaspora worldwide in 23 countries have been invited for the conference on January 9, but invitations have not been extended to ministers, heads of government/state or Parliament Speakers of Indian origin. (more...)
Famed chef Zubaida Tariq laid to rest in Karachi Famed chef Zubaida Tariq laid to rest in Karachi
- January 06, 2018

Known popularly as Zubaida Aapa , she was reportedly unwell, after which she was taken to the hospital. She was regarded as a learned cook and many benefited from her scrumptious recipes. Her death flooded social media with condolence messages in which prominent personalities, politicians, writers, poets and actors expressed grief and sorrow over her demise. (more...)
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...)

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