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Trump dissolves commission investigating his unproven claims of voter fraud Trump dissolves commission investigating his unproven claims of voter fraud
- January 06, 2018

Most analysts have said that there has been little or no evidence of voter fraud in US elections. DHS has the capability, if states cooperate, of gathering and using data on individual voters without the kind of transparency that was required of the commission. (more...)
Iran controlling protests in 'good way', says Hezbollah Iran controlling protests in 'good way', says Hezbollah
- January 06, 2018

The United Nations Security Council will convene a meeting on the situation in Iran at 3 p.m. Friday. The meeting is being held at the request of the United States. State television repeatedly broadcast nationalistic songs and described the pro-government rallies as an "answer to rioters and supporters to the riot". (more...)
NYC's Murder Rate Drops to Lowest Number Since 1951 NYC's Murder Rate Drops to Lowest Number Since 1951
- January 06, 2018

The NYPD had the lowest number of robberies, burglaries and stolen vehicle this year since the CompStat era began, officials said. "New York is not the violent nightmare we once read about". "It's our home and we're willing to fight for it", Police Commissioner James O'Neill said Friday. It is proof, Williams says, that the end of stop, question and frisk and the introduction of real neighborhood policing works. (more...)
Small fire breaks out on grounds of Clintons' Westchester estate Small fire breaks out on grounds of Clintons' Westchester estate
- January 06, 2018

It says fire extinguishers were used and then firefighters inspected the area to make sure the fire had been completely extinguished. The five-bedroom home was built in 1889, and the Clintons purchased it for $1.7 million in 1999. She subsequently expanded her portfolio by buying a neighboring house - now her main home - in August 2016 in anticipation of making it a second home when she became president. (more...)
US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down
- January 06, 2018

The storm began two days ago in the Gulf of Mexico and first struck the Florida Panhandle. Islip, N.Y., accumulated 13 inches of snow at the rate of 2 inches to 3 inches per hour, and wind gusts reached 50 mph at John F. Dan Malloy urged motorists to stay off roads. About 31,000 customers were reported without electricity early on Friday as utility companies across the East worked to fix downed power lines. (more...)
Earnings Yield & Quant Signal Update on Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP)
- January 06, 2018

Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of TEP in report on Tuesday, August 22 with "Buy" rating. Spectra Energy Partners, LP (SEP) has declined 3.32% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of TEP. Oakworth Incorporated stated it has 342 shares. Energy Income Ltd Liability Company owns 781,871 shares for 0.69% of their portfolio. (more...)
US To Renegotiate Free Trade with Korea US To Renegotiate Free Trade with Korea
- January 06, 2018

In 2017, the USA and Korea convened two specials sessions of the KORUS Joint Committee, which were held on August 22, 2017 and October 4, 2017. Trade deficits are a well-known target of the Trump Administration. According to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the KORUS agreement has offered key market access provisions for U.S. feed grains and co-products, including duty-free access for U.S. (more...)
Storm Grayson causes travel chaos in NY Storm Grayson causes travel chaos in NY
- January 06, 2018

In much of New England on Friday, the highs reached only into the single digits or teens Fahrenheit, but wind chills made it feel below zero in many places. They include the Delmarva Peninsula, which includes parts of Delaware, Virginia and Maryland; coastal New Jersey; eastern Long Island, New York; and coastal eastern New England. (more...)
Clergy group's service honors Martin Luther King's legacy Clergy group's service honors Martin Luther King's legacy
- January 06, 2018

Residents who live in a city should contact their city to find out if trash and recycling will be delayed due to the holiday. In partnership with the Division of Student Affairs at Ashland University, the Ashland Center for Nonviolence is hosting Dr. (more...)
Snow from monster storm starts falling in New England Snow from monster storm starts falling in New England
- January 06, 2018

In Tallahassee, Florida, there was less than an inch of snow, but for many, it was their first-ever in-person sight of snow. Heavy snow is expected , with total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches. Federal courts in Manhattan, White Plains, and Poughkeepsie will be closed Thursday . Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport. (more...)
Hartlepool MP Mike Hill hits out at 'unacceptable' hospitals crisis Hartlepool MP Mike Hill hits out at 'unacceptable' hospitals crisis
- January 06, 2018

It also highlights the knock-on effect on paramedics, who are forced to keep emergency patients waiting in ambulances until hospitals can take them in. He said: "It is a very frustrating and worrying time for those people who have built themselves up to have an operation". Jeremy Hunt yesterday acknowledged the health service needed "substantially more resources" in the future. (more...)
Meryl Streep discussed Harvey Weinstein Meryl Streep discussed Harvey Weinstein
- January 06, 2018

But when it comes down to it, Streep doesn't want to hear about her silence. Meryl Streep says Dustin Hoffman slapped her while they were making 1979 film Kramer vs Kramer . "Stuff that I was feeling toward the wife that I was divorcing in real life". Hoffman has been accused of sexual assault by eight different women. And people specifically wanted to hear what she had to say , which she acknowledged in an interview with the New York Times published Wednesday. (more...)
Senators and Trump Inch Toward DACA Deal, but a Wall Divides Them Senators and Trump Inch Toward DACA Deal, but a Wall Divides Them
- January 06, 2018

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said "responsible immigration reform" would cover "DACA as well as those priorities and principles". Immigrant rights groups, including those that represent dreamers, have called for a "clean" DACA bill that is not attached to the spending bill and does not contain other border security provisions. (more...)
Citadel Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 5521 Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
- January 06, 2018

J2 Global Inc. now has $3.66 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $155.53. About 80,979 shares traded. Neuberger Berman Limited Liability Corp invested in 1.56M shares or 0.13% of the stock. Waters Parkerson And Ltd owns 441,424 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.1% or 310,815 shares. (more...)
Swaraj urges ASEAN Think Tanks to enhance maritime cooperation Swaraj urges ASEAN Think Tanks to enhance maritime cooperation
- January 06, 2018

The two countries also agreed to work bilaterally and with other partners to "turn challenges facing the region into opportunities". Swaraj urged the Think-Tanks to strengthen consultation and suggest ways to enhance maritime, commercial, educational and cultural co-operation. (more...)
Aiteo CAF Awards: Ajayi, Bailly Voted Into 2017 African Best XI Aiteo CAF Awards: Ajayi, Bailly Voted Into 2017 African Best XI
- January 06, 2018

On why the referee of the year was omitted from the list. Egypt legend Mohamed Barakat became the first ever recipient of the African Best Player Based in Africa award in 2005 while Uganda goalkeeper Denis Onyango scooped the last honour in 2016. (more...)
Even states with strong development indicators need push in some areas: Modi Even states with strong development indicators need push in some areas: Modi
- January 06, 2018

The six parameters include health, education, basic infrastructure, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development, and strategy for Left wing extremist (LWE) affected areas. He also gave examples of success in entirely new initiatives such as soil testing. He emphasised that there is limitless potential, possibilities, and opportunities now in India. (more...)
Professor Throws Ailing Mother Off Terrace, Act Caught on CCTV Professor Throws Ailing Mother Off Terrace, Act Caught on CCTV
- January 06, 2018

The Rajkot Police said Sandip Nathwani, a professor at a local college, pushed his mother Jayshree to death on September 29 because he was "fed up" of her illness. She has two daughters also, one of whom is married. "This raised our suspicion towards the incident after which we examined various footages from different CCTV cameras of the building". (more...)
David Luiz fit, Eden Hazard doubt for Chelsea's trip to Norwich City David Luiz fit, Eden Hazard doubt for Chelsea's trip to Norwich City
- January 06, 2018

Previously: Chelsea last lost to Norwich in 1994, in the Premier League's early days. Chelsea are not on track to win the league title again this season, but they have been consistent of late, and it does not seem likely they will be victims of a giantkilling against Norwich on Saturday. (more...)
Budget Session of parliament to begin on Jan 29 Budget Session of parliament to begin on Jan 29
- January 06, 2018

Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Chemicals & fertilizers, said: "Budget Session's first part will commence from January 29". The government now presents a common budget, with allocations for the railways included within the Union Budget itself. (more...)
Could Transocean Limited (NYSE:RIG) Change Direction After More Shorts?
- January 06, 2018

About 9.56M shares traded. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 2. Arctic Securities upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 5 report. (more...)
H & R Block Inc (HRB) Shares Bought by Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC
- January 06, 2018

The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, March 6th. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.67) EPS. now owns 21,344,192 shares of the company's stock worth $659,749,000 after acquiring an additional 530,380 shares during the period. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. (more...)
Dana White: Cris Cyborg-Amanda Nunes 'Fight To Make' Dana White: Cris Cyborg-Amanda Nunes 'Fight To Make'
- January 06, 2018

Right now, this seems like the fight to make. More specifically, UFC fans wondered whether or not we could be getting set for a huge champion vs. champion showdown featuring Cyborg taking on another dominant female competitor in current bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. (more...)
J&K: 4 policemen killed, 2 seriously injured in IED blast in Sopore J&K: 4 policemen killed, 2 seriously injured in IED blast in Sopore
- January 06, 2018

It initially said that three officers were killed and the informed that one more police officer " lost his life". Four policemen were killed in an IED explosion in Sopore town of district Baramulla today morning. Sopore town was shut today in remembrance of over 50 civilians killed in alleged security forces firing on this day in 1993. Taking to twitter , Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti condemned the incident and said she was deeply pained at the deaths. (more...)
Staff malpractice soars and nearly 1100 students caught with phones in exams Staff malpractice soars and nearly 1100 students caught with phones in exams
- January 06, 2018

The 2,715 penalties issued to students represent just 0.015% of exam entrants. The failure by staff to follow rules around controlled assessments and coursework, is covered, as well as the conduct of examinations. Maths and computing combined accounted for more than a third of all malpractice penalties, Ofqual said. According to Ofqual in more than half of cases the teachers received written warnings, but 185 were required to undergo training, while 90 were barred from involvement in exams. (more...)
Reiterates Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Banco Santander
- January 06, 2018

The institutional investor owned 37,053 shares of the company's stock after selling 708,329 shares during the period. The brokerage presently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a "buy" rating on shares of Banco Santander, in a research report on Tuesday, December 6th. Banco Santander (BME:SAN) has been assigned a €6.35 ($7.56) target price by investment analysts at UBS Group in a research report issued on Thursday. (more...)
Police Believe Missing Texas Girls Are In Colorado Police Believe Missing Texas Girls Are In Colorado
- January 06, 2018

Miles has been wanted for questioning in the death of 44-year-old Tonya Bates and the abduction of her daughters since police did a welfare check Saturday and found the woman dead from blunt force trauma and the girls missing. They released no further information about the case. Banks added that from what authorities now know, Mile was "just a roommate" to the girls' mother and there was "no relationship that we know of between him and Tonya". (more...)
US Firm Gets Go-Ahead To Resume Search For MH370 US Firm Gets Go-Ahead To Resume Search For MH370
- January 06, 2018

Flight MH370 was travelling from Malaysia to Beijing when it disappeared with 238 people on board, including two New Zealanders. In a final report on the search past year, authorities identified about 25,000 square kilometers of remote waters west of Australia as the wreck's most likely resting place. (more...)
Forecasters dubbing brutal winter system as Bomb Cyclone Forecasters dubbing brutal winter system as Bomb Cyclone
- January 06, 2018

The eastern part of the United States is hunkering down for a devastating weather system, which the experts have termed the " bomb cyclone " because of its violent winds that essentially make the storm a winter hurricane. Boston will plunge to minus 7. A winter storm watch also has been posted Wednesday night and Thursday for Long Island's Nassau County, New York City, Westchester County, Fairfield County in CT, and Monmouth County in New Jersey, per WNBC-TV. (more...)
"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...)

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