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Philadelphia Firefighter Critical after Deadly Row Home Fire Philadelphia Firefighter Critical after Deadly Row Home Fire
- January 06, 2018

Saturday. He was rescued by fellow firefighters and taken to the hospital, where he later died. Another person from a neighboring home was taken to the hospital in critical condition. "Frozen hydrants, difficulty in access", he said. Kathy Matheson, a spokeswoman for the Fire Department, said by email that the department is "not confirming any deaths". (more...)
Florida man calls 911 on himself while drunk driving Florida man calls 911 on himself while drunk driving
- January 06, 2018

Michael called 911 to say that he was driving drunk and needed to be pulled over. When she repeated the question, he answered: "I don't know". After going back and forth with the dispatcher, Lester said he was going to get something to eat and police could catch up with him. (more...)
It Has Begun! Venezuela Launches National Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency It Has Begun! Venezuela Launches National Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency
- January 06, 2018

Based on the latest price of the country's oil basket, the total issue would be worth about 5.9 billion Dollars. Over the past year, the U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted numerous top-ranking officials, including Maduro and many of his ministers. (more...)
Indian 'spy' says wife, mother met under duress Indian 'spy' says wife, mother met under duress
- January 06, 2018

They have been threatened and the Indian diplomat who had come along with my mother was shouting on my mother the moment she stepped out. In the purported video, Jadhav said, "I have to say one thing very important here, for the Indian public, Indian Government and the Indian Navy, that my commission is not gone. (more...)
Closeness to BJP minister helped Gupta get RS seat, says Ajay Maken Closeness to BJP minister helped Gupta get RS seat, says Ajay Maken
- January 06, 2018

The AAP said its candidate had already resigned from the post before filing his nomination. "(He is) ineligible to contest". "N D Gupta's nomination is liable to be rejected under Section 36 of Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 read with Article 102 of the Constitution ", Maken claimed. (more...)
New Wind Chill Advisory in effect through Saturday New Wind Chill Advisory in effect through Saturday
- January 06, 2018

Current data suggests that as of 11:00 A.M. ET on Sunday , the temperature in Lafayette will reach 20°. More seasonable winter weather for the Piedmont than we've seen recently. Other models indicate that the Sunday into Monday system will be primarily snowfall. That evening, temperatures will be low enough both at the surface and aloft to support only snowfall. (more...)
Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Cinevista studio, 150 crew members evacuated Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Cinevista studio, 150 crew members evacuated
- January 06, 2018

The fire at Cinevista is reportedly of level 2 and according to a video shared by a user on Twitter, huge flames can be seen coming out of the building. The incident comes close on the heels of the Kamala Mills inferno which claimed 14 lives on 29 December, 2017. Cinevista studio is constructed across a 5-acre property that is a one-stop shop for all shooting needs. (more...)
Energous (WATT) Given a $45.80 Price Target at Roth Capital Energous (WATT) Given a $45.80 Price Target at Roth Capital
- January 06, 2018

The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Oppenheimer. 53,567 were accumulated by Ironwood Counsel Ltd. Century Companies owns 0.31% invested in Pepsico, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, January 5 by Oppenheimer. Further, Mount Lucas Management Lp reported stake worth 0.01% of its portfolio. (more...)
Higher education sees 35 lakh increase in enrolment Higher education sees 35 lakh increase in enrolment
- January 06, 2018

Although India aims to attain a GER of 30 per cent by 2020, it's still far behind countries like China with an enrolment ratio of 43.39 per cent and USA with 85.8 per cent - Pakistan's GER is 9.93 per cent. The college density in the top three states is 49 in Puducherry, 59 in Telangana and 53 in Karnataka. However, eight states - UP (24.9%), MP (20%), Odisha (21%), Bihar (14.4%), Gujarat (20.2%), Rajasthan (20.5%), Mizoram (24.5%) and West Bengal (18.5%) - had an enrolment ratio far less ... (more...)
Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
- January 06, 2018

California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 34,201 shares of the energy company's stock valued at $858,000 after buying an additional 9,701 shares during the last quarter. Profund Limited reported 16,678 shares stake. Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 138,487 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 119 are held by Hudock Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company. (more...)
Delta state election: Suspected APC thugs burn down DSIEC office Delta state election: Suspected APC thugs burn down DSIEC office
- January 06, 2018

A source who spoke under anonymity disclosed that what happened was a demonstration of the people disenchantment with the ruling party in the state who had perfected plans on how to rig the election across the 25 local government area through the instrumentality of the DSIEC. (more...)
Saudi princes arrested for protesting utility bills at ruling palace
- January 06, 2018

Saudi officials contacted by AFP Saturday were not immediately reachable for comment. The government is now attempting a major economic overhaul to reduce its dependence on oil revenues. They were also demanding compensation for a death sentence issued against a cousin, Sabq.org said, without naming him. They were placed in Al-Ha'ir prison in preparation for their trial. (more...)
PTI leaders reject report on Imran Khan's third marriage as 'ridiculous' PTI leaders reject report on Imran Khan's third marriage as 'ridiculous'
- January 06, 2018

In another tweet, he said that while he wished that Khan finds a life partner so he can get married, the matter was not related to politics. However, his political secretary has denied the reports and claimed that the political front would move court against the reporter who claimed of Khan's third marriage who filed a report with an English daily. (more...)
Winter storm slams Northeast; flights delayed at OIA
- January 06, 2018

Dozens of vehicle crashes also were reported and several airports closed. A massive 'bomb cyclone' winter storm has roared onto the USA east coast, dumping as much as 45 centimetres of snow and unleashing cyclonic winds that closed schools and offices and cancelled thousands of flights. (more...)
Shooter's wife knew about Pulse attack beforehand, records show
- January 06, 2018

According to documents with Salman's statements written by an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, she said on June 12, that Mateen took a black bag "full of ammunition with him", and told her "I will be home after prayer" hours ahead of the mass shooting. (more...)
Morningstar Investment Services LLC Acquires 75582 Shares of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 2.16% or $2 during the last trading session, reaching $94.74. About 5.52 million shares traded. (NYSE:LOW), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Dnb Asset Mgmt As has 90,790 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Morningstar Investment Services LLC owned 0.09% of Lowe's Companies worth $63,323,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. (more...)
Naidu sends privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha Naidu sends privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha
- January 06, 2018

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu observing that although Parliament was a political institution, it can not be an extension of politics that is marked by deep divisions and acrimony.In an indirect reference to the acrimonious differences between the government and the Opposition parties over the Triple Talaq Bill, Mr Naidu expressed concern over the disruptions in the House and extolled members to review, recall and introspect how they conducted ... (more...)
How Many Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- January 06, 2018

About 142,916 shares traded. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. It has outperformed by 19.94% the S&P500. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 188,604 shares in the company, valued at $15,061,915.44. (more...)
Airstrikes on suburbs of Syrian capital kill 17
- January 06, 2018

The ministry added that two Russian servicemen had been killed in the attack. Four bombs hit two buildings in a residential area, and the civilians were within. The Eastern Ghouta is designated a "de-escalation zone" by Russian Federation and Iran, the government's other main ally, along with Turkey, which backs the rebels. (more...)
Schiff: NYT's Report Strengthens Case of Obstruction Against Trump Schiff: NYT's Report Strengthens Case of Obstruction Against Trump
- January 06, 2018

McGahn unsuccessfully carried out Trump's directive - sparking an angry outburst from the president, the newspaper said. Mueller has not brought charges against Trump or any current White House staffer, though Flynn pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about his s with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.in the month before Trump took office. (more...)
Hogan blames city for cold schools crisis; rec centers open Hogan blames city for cold schools crisis; rec centers open
- January 06, 2018

The Baltimore Teachers Union urged the city to shut down all schools until officials could get a handle on the heating problems. Hogan said that on average, Maryland jurisdictions spend 50 percent of their budgets to support schools. "I'm outraged", he told reporters in a news conference Friday. "We know that a lot of our kids get fed through the schools, and we have to pick up that slack when the schools are closed", Wall said. (more...)
Adultery law comes under Supreme Court scanner Adultery law comes under Supreme Court scanner
- January 06, 2018

Section 497 of IPC criminalises the offence of adultery, but only a man is liable to be punished for the offence. Referring to the earlier two judgments of the top court upholding this section, the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud said these need reconsideration. (more...)
Wenger To Make 9 Changes | Expected Arsenal XI vs Nottingham Forest Wenger To Make 9 Changes | Expected Arsenal XI vs Nottingham Forest
- January 06, 2018

Arsene Wenger has been hit with a three-match touchline after being charged by the FA for his behaviour in the referee's changing-room after the controversial draw at West Brom. Sead Kolasinac (ankle), Aaron Ramsey (hamstring), Olivier Giroud (hamstring) and Nacho Monreal (ankle) all remain sidelined. The seven-goal striker missed the goalless draw at Leeds on New Year's Day with a knock sustained during the defeat to Sunderland, which proved to be Warburton's final game as manager. (more...)
Egypt orders detention of four men over hot air balloon crash Egypt orders detention of four men over hot air balloon crash
- January 06, 2018

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. The balloon hit the ground during an emergency landing in the western section of the historical city on Friday morning, also wounding 15 others, mostly foreign tourists. (more...)
ED files second chargesheet against Misa Bharti in money laundering case ED files second chargesheet against Misa Bharti in money laundering case
- January 06, 2018

You are a premier investigating agency. It belongs to Misa Bharti and her husband and is "held in the name of Ms Mishail Packers and Printers Private Limited", the central probe agency had said. The agency had in July past year raided several locations, including the farmhouse, as part of its probe against the Jain brothers and others. Misa Bharti and Shailesh Kumar, according to the ED, were directors of this firm in the past. (more...)
Concho Resources (CXO) Downgraded by KLR Group to "Hold"
- January 06, 2018

Ameriprise Finance Incorporated reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Concho Resources Inc . It has underperformed by 3.17% the S&P500. In related news, Director Ray M. Therefore 65% are positive. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.09% in Concho Resources Inc. The rating was maintained by FinnCap on Monday, November 21 with "Corporate". (more...)
Saudi footballer in trouble for dabbing during game Saudi footballer in trouble for dabbing during game
- January 06, 2018

Dabbing is banned in Saudi Arabia because it's considered to be a reference to drug use. The player was shown ignoring a team mates high-five in favour of dabbing. The Saudi governments National Committee for Combating Drugs has been behind laws like these, in order to raise awareness for the youth to combat drug abuse. (more...)
Donald Trump calls himself 'a very stable genius' on Twitter
- January 06, 2018

According to multiple media reports, about a dozen lawmakers from the House and Senate received a briefing from Yale psychiatrist Bandy X Lee on Capitol Hill about Trump's fitness to be president. In a previous Twitter tirade, Mr Trump dismissed the book - said to be based on more than 200 interviews - as being "full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don't exist". (more...)
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) SVP Sells 27878 Shares of Stock Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) SVP Sells 27878 Shares of Stock
- January 06, 2018

Fic reported 0.15% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc . (MU) escalated 4.22% and closed its last trading session at $46.88. The stock traded with the average Volume of 38.21 Million at the end of last session. About 39,099 shares traded. Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MU. (more...)
Winter storm slams Southeast, forecast to explode as 'bomb cyclone' in Northeast Winter storm slams Southeast, forecast to explode as 'bomb cyclone' in Northeast
- January 06, 2018

Also known as the " Storm of the Century", that massive weather system brought huge snowfall totals, high winds and coastal flooding to the Eastern part of the United States. The wintry mix and low wind chills could cause widespread power outages and leave roads icy, making commuting treacherous for millions of Americans from northern Florida to southern Virginia, the National Weather Service said in a series of warnings. (more...)

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