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(XOM) Shares Sold by Nichols & Pratt Advisers LLP MA (XOM) Shares Sold by Nichols & Pratt Advisers LLP MA
- March 06, 2018

Community Bank who had been investing in Honeywell Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $111.43B market cap company. Another trade for 19,500 shares valued at $1.62M was made by Corson Bradley W on Monday, December 11. (more...)
Powerball ticket sold in Charlotte wins $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Charlotte wins $1 million
- March 06, 2018

Of these, more than 7,800 players purchased PowerPlay to see their non-jackpot winnings, excluding the Match 5 prize, multiplied by two. Lottery winners have one year to claim prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com . Powerball is slightly better with odds of winning at one in 292 million. (more...)
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives in Niue to family welcome Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives in Niue to family welcome
- March 06, 2018

In a traditional ceremony and prayer on Tuesday (NZT), she was welcomed as a "daughter of Niue". She is meeting with Niue Premier Toke Talagi today, where the discussion is expected to focus heavily on sustainability and energy. Niue had done very well out of tourism because of that investment, he said. "We're increasingly moving away from this donor-recipient relation to a genuine partnership and desire we achieve mutual goals", Ms Ardern told an audience in the capital Alofi. (more...)
Brussels takes hard line on free trade deals
- March 06, 2018

A report issued by the House of Lords in January argued that Ireland's SEM would need to be maintained, but also warned of the need for " careful consideration " owing to how some EU-led energy laws would need to be adopted in Northern Ireland for that to occur. (more...)
Prezzo to close Barnstaple restaurant Prezzo to close Barnstaple restaurant
- March 06, 2018

Prezzo's proposed CVA will allow it to reduce the rent paid on some sites to affordable levels and enable it to terminate leases at sites that would not be economic even with a reduced rent. Closures are expected to commence from April 2018. The plan proposes measures including "seeking rent reduction from landlords" and "exiting those restaurants that can not be made viable even with a rent reduction". (more...)
Sen. Murphy: Trump Is 'Trying to Have It Both Ways' on Guns Sen. Murphy: Trump Is 'Trying to Have It Both Ways' on Guns
- March 06, 2018

Although President Donald Trump presented Congress with concrete directions at Wednesday's White House firearms discussion - seize weapons from people under certain circumstances without due process and rename a gun bill now before Congress - Graham on Sunday urged the president to craft a proposal for Congress. (more...)
At Least 5 Dead In Windstorm Wreaking Havoc Across US East Coast At Least 5 Dead In Windstorm Wreaking Havoc Across US East Coast
- March 06, 2018

For New England, this storm has the potential to be more severe than the " bomb cyclone " that pounded the East Coast in January, causing record flooding and forcing thousands to evacuate . In Northern California's Sierra Nevada mountain range, blizzard conditions and several feet of snow are anticipated. Simpson said the gusts would be strong enough to cause power outages. (more...)
Porsche wants to build flying cars Porsche wants to build flying cars
- March 06, 2018

Uber is particularly interested in the flying taxi space as it has reiterated time and time again. Luxury sports carmaker Porsche is considering the development of a flying passenger vehicle, according to the company's sales chief Detlev von Platen in an interview with the German magazine Automobilwoche . (more...)
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone reflects on LaLiga defeat to FC Barcelona
- March 06, 2018

The principality outfit were 2-1 winners against Bordeaux with Stevan Jovetic and Rony Lopes scoring a goal each for the winning side. Barcelona attacker Messi has managed 61 goals in 123 appearances at worldwide level. Atletico entered the match with the best defense in La Liga with only 11 goals previously conceded. That proved to be the only goal of the game at the Nou Camp and a fitting way to settle the top-of-the-table encounter as Barca moved a significant step closer to ... (more...)
Republican US Senator Cochran to resign on April 1 Republican US Senator Cochran to resign on April 1
- March 06, 2018

Espy became Assistant State Attorney General from 1984 to 1985, when he was elected as a Democrat to the 100th Congress in 1986 from Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Rose Cochran died in December 2014. He has long fought to protect its catfish producers as well. McDaniel represents perhaps the last best hope for the insurgent wing of the Republican Party, in which former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon and his allies have been plotting to shake up the Republican order by ... (more...)
Fights Break Out, People Arrested Before Richard Spencer's MSU Speech Fights Break Out, People Arrested Before Richard Spencer's MSU Speech
- March 06, 2018

A man was arrested after a vehicle chase, involving possible white nationalists and activists on Sunday, March 4, near Ann Arbor, police said. "We want to let him know there's more people out here who hate what he stands for than who are going to be inside listening". (more...)
BJP 'usurped' power in Meghalaya through proxy, says Rahul Gandhi BJP 'usurped' power in Meghalaya through proxy, says Rahul Gandhi
- March 06, 2018

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) has expanded its dominance to the country's Northeast region by making impressive gains in the latest round of state elections. BJP, which did not have a single councillor in all of Tripura and lost its deposit in 49 constituencies out of 50 in 2013 assembly elections, had managed this land sliding victory. (more...)
Trump Org use of president's seal for golf courses may be illegal Trump Org use of president's seal for golf courses may be illegal
- March 06, 2018

At some of Trump's golf courses, tee markers have sported the Trump family crest, which he took from the family that originally owned Mar-a-Lago without permission and then altered by adding his own name. The Trump Organization ordered tee markers featuring the presidential seal . Both the entity that displays the seal and the manufacturer face potential punishments of a fine and up to six months in prison. (more...)
Sam Rockwell Kisses Girlfriend Leslie Bibb on Oscars 2018 Red Carpet Sam Rockwell Kisses Girlfriend Leslie Bibb on Oscars 2018 Red Carpet
- March 06, 2018

The awards fave arrives on Digital Download on 7 May and on Blu-ray™ and DVD from 21 May. He also expressed his gratitude to his "formidable" leading lady Frances McDormand , and the "fantastic" Woody Harrelson , both of which he described as his "heroes". (more...)
China is increasing its military spending by almost 10% China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%
- March 06, 2018

The budget of $175 billion is three times higher than India's defence spending. China will "advance all aspects of military training and war preparedness, and firmly and resolvedly safeguard national sovereignty, security, and development interests", Premier Li Keqiang said in an address at parliament's opening session. (more...)
Daycare Workers Charged With Giving Laced Gummy Bears To Toddlers Daycare Workers Charged With Giving Laced Gummy Bears To Toddlers
- March 05, 2018

The manager told authorities, CBS Chicago reported . Officers were called at 12:48 p.m. Friday to Kiddie Junction, 1619 E. Oakton St.in Des Plaines , according to a statement from Des Plaines police. Authorities arrested 32-year-old Kristen Lauletta, 19-year-old Jessica Heyse and 25-year-old Ashley Helfenbein of Kiddie Junction Daycare in Des Plaines . (more...)
UK Government Toughens Charity Regulation After Oxfam Sex Abuse Scandal UK Government Toughens Charity Regulation After Oxfam Sex Abuse Scandal
- March 05, 2018

The Government has warned that no more United Kingdom aid cash will be given to charities unless they meet "tough new standards" put in place in the wake of the Oxfam scandal. "So, from today, DFID will put in place new, enhanced and specific safeguarding standards for the organisations we work with". Oxfam, which received £31.7m from the Government previous year, has announced it will not bid for any new Government contracts in the wake of its scandal. (more...)
Tripura: BJP-IPFT cabinet to be sworn in on 08th March (Thursday) Tripura: BJP-IPFT cabinet to be sworn in on 08th March (Thursday)
- March 05, 2018

Clarifying the meaning of "respectable" positions, IPFT president N.C. Debbarma said it meant proportionate representation of IPFT MLAs in the Cabinet and allocation of major departments to them. We won the elections because of our victory in the reserved ST constituencies... The drift of tribal and backward class voters was among the factors that led to the Left Front's debacle in the Tripura assembly elections. (more...)
HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza to leave for job in NY HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza to leave for job in NY
- March 05, 2018

Working to close the achievement gap, Carranza's efforts at his schools have raised the graduation rates of Latino and African-American students by double-digit percentages, while the schools saw overall improvements that outpaced state growth. (more...)
Kuwait- Iraqi parliament OKs USD-87-bln '18 budget Kuwait- Iraqi parliament OKs USD-87-bln '18 budget
- March 05, 2018

Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabbouri stressed however during a press conference after the vote that the "demands of the Kurdish region have been included in the budget". "Peaceful coexistence is part of the reconstruction efforts that is needed from all parts of the government", Mr Husseini added. Parliament was meant to pass the budget before the start of the 2018 financial year in January but all three main blocs, Shi'ite Arabs, Sunni Arabs, and Kurds, had serious issues with the ... (more...)
Turkey: court refuses to free Greek troopers Turkey: court refuses to free Greek troopers
- March 05, 2018

Heavy snow and fog had been reported in the area. They say they were following the tracks of illegal refugees but lost their way in foul weather conditions. 'We are not at war with Turkey to conduct an exchange of prisoners, ' junior foreign minister Yiorgos Katrougalos said 3 March. Last month, a Greek coast guard vessel was rammed by a Turkish patrol boat off disputed islets in the east Aegean, and Turkish warships prevented an exploratory gas rig from drilling near Cyprus. (more...)
2 children killed, several others injured by driver in Brooklyn 2 children killed, several others injured by driver in Brooklyn
- March 05, 2018

Witnesses say a while auto was speeding up to make it through a traffic light when the woman and her kids were getting off a bus. Two other adults were injured in the incident at lunchtime in Park Slope . Video shows crime scene tape blocking off the street as onlookers and firefighters descended on the area after the crash, and people were seen assisting a woman with a bleeding head wound sitting in the middle of the street. (more...)
Tougher gun laws needed in US Tougher gun laws needed in US
- March 05, 2018

A bill that would loosen federal regulations on silencers passed a House committee a year ago. Trump made that pontification about his imagined bravery under fire during remarks to a gathering of governors that included Florida Governor and Trump supporter, Rick Scott -the Republican Florida governor with an A plus rating from the NRA. (more...)
ISIS propaganda video shows United States soldiers under attack in Niger ISIS propaganda video shows United States soldiers under attack in Niger
- March 05, 2018

Overlaid with music and propaganda messages, it opens with militants appearing to assemble before the ambush. A propaganda video released by the ISIS group showing the deadly ambush of U.S. La David Johnson, 25, of Miami Gardens, Fla., Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; and Staff Sgt. (more...)
Trump Lawyer's Payment to Porn Star Was Reported as Suspicious by Bank Trump Lawyer's Payment to Porn Star Was Reported as Suspicious by Bank
- March 05, 2018

The money was received on October 27, 2016, 12 days before the presidential election, another person familiar with the matter. Cohen admitted in February that the payment was made, but didn't provide the reason for it. Doesn't mean the Academy can't still do something involving Trump... but unless she approves of the picture use, it won't be in this way. President Trump during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House last month. (more...)
DACA deadline arrives with diminished urgency DACA deadline arrives with diminished urgency
- March 05, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced two key dates that put many immigrants on high alert. Trump a year ago announced that he would end the DACA program, but provided Congress with six months to put together a legislative fix. The Senate rejected it. Activists and DACA recipients march up Broadway during the start of their 'Walk to Stay Home, ' a five-day 250-mile walk from New York to Washington D.C., to demand that Congress pass a Clean Dream Act , in Manhattan, New York, ... (more...)
De Kock-Warner row - South Africa do an 'Australia' on Australia De Kock-Warner row - South Africa do an 'Australia' on Australia
- March 05, 2018

Dramatic footage emerged on Monday of Warner being restrained by teammates in an off-field confrontation with South Africa keeper Quinton de Kock. A he said/she said narrative has since broken out over the spat, with captains Faf du Plessis and Steve Smith disagreeing over whether de Kock was subject to any personal sledging. (more...)
Trump praises Xi Jinping for lifetime mandate extension
- March 05, 2018

Many on Twitter have voiced concern over the prospect of an indefinite Trump presidency, following the United States president's comments on China's Xi Jinping. Last month, the 64-year-old Xi proposed that China abolish term limits for president , reversing a precedent established after the death of Chairman Mao Zedong in 1976. (more...)
Sunjuwan terror attack mastermind gunned down in Kashmir valley Sunjuwan terror attack mastermind gunned down in Kashmir valley
- March 05, 2018

Waqas' death is the second major blow to Jaish in the past four months, as the group's senior Kashmir commander Noor Mohammad Tantray was neutralised by the forces in Awantipora in December a year ago. "Jaish commander Mufti Vakas has been killed in an encounter at Hatiwara, Awantipora. Mufti Waqas had entered Kashmir in early 2017", Kalia said. "Investigation will determine the truth of Shopian encounter", said Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee says BJP-RSS trying to inflict riot in West Bengal Mamata Banerjee says BJP-RSS trying to inflict riot in West Bengal
- March 05, 2018

Mamata also said that BJP had robbed off thousands of crores of money from the common people and spent those to win elections. She also asserted that BJP and RSS are doing it to start riot between the two communities in the state. Not wanting to read too much into the BJP's triumph in Tripura, Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said it would not be possible for the ruling party at the Centre to win the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. (more...)

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