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Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) PT Lowered to $18.00 at Morgan Stanley
- August 28, 2017

Avis Budget Group now has $2.65 billion valuation. Upon corrections, the price will meet resistance from the averages between $32.91 and $32.22. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.05 million shares. (NASDAQ:CAR). Weaver C Barksdale & Assocs reported 0.08% in Avis Budget Group Inc. Dundee Securities reinitiated the shares of P in report on Thursday, February 4 with "Neutral" rating. (more...)
7-year-old girl kidnapped, strangled, thrown off Worcester bridge 7-year-old girl kidnapped, strangled, thrown off Worcester bridge
- August 28, 2017

Hubert was arrested at the police station and arraigned on a kidnapping charge Monday in Worcester Central District Court. Joshua Hubert, 35, of Worcester denied any involvement in the alleged abduction and attack on the 7-year-old girl Sunday morning. (more...)
Madhya Pradesh cop runs with bomb on shoulder, saves 400 children Madhya Pradesh cop runs with bomb on shoulder, saves 400 children
- August 28, 2017

A 12-second video clip of Patel running with the bomb on his shoulder went viral on social media. Villagers of the area reportedly regularly look for exploded bombs, from which they extract the metal and sell it as scrap. His actions can be described as similar to those of Najih Shaker Al-Baldawi who apparently took his own life to save others, by hugging a suicide bomber . (more...)
Trump is threatening to 'close down' USA government
- August 28, 2017

An angry Congress can accelerate televised investigations into an administration, can stifle any progress on legislation and send the president bills that he is either forced to veto or sign because of political pressure, and they can use their own smaller bully pulpits on television to discredit the President and drag down his approval ratings, which, in Trump's case, are already low. (more...)
Stabbing Victim Made Up Story About Neo-Nazi Attack Stabbing Victim Made Up Story About Neo-Nazi Attack
- August 28, 2017

A man who reported he was stabbed in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant because he had a neo-Nazi haircut made up the story, the Sheridan Police Department said Monday. Footage of Witt buying a knife at a nearby store minutes before he was allegedly "attacked". They also found a transient who lives in the area who matched the description Witt gave, but cleared him as a suspect. (more...)
MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor sworn in as new minister of health MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor sworn in as new minister of health
- August 28, 2017

John's South-Mount Pearl will be sworn in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Carolyn Bennett , now Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, becomes Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. MP Kent Hehr is out with Veterans Affairs, but gets Qualtrough's former portfolio as Minister for Sport and Persons with Disabilities while Carolyn Bennett , the former Indigenous Affairs Minister now becomes Minister of Corwn-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. (more...)
Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Biddeford Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Biddeford
- August 28, 2017

Following Friday's landfall of Hurricane Harvey, at the time a unsafe Category 4 storm, many affected regions have been declared disaster areas. In a tweet posted Sunday night, the U.S. No injuries or pollution were reported. The cutter crew alerted a rescue helicopter, which spotted Tony White treading water about two miles away. (more...)
Trump tweets show frustration over 'worst' NAFTA deal, border wall funding Trump tweets show frustration over 'worst' NAFTA deal, border wall funding
- August 28, 2017

Earlier this month, Trump threatened a government shutdown should Congress not allocate money to build the wall that Mexico has refused to fund. He wrote, "With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL". (more...)
Hurricane Harvey's damage bill in the billions Hurricane Harvey's damage bill in the billions
- August 28, 2017

Members of the Texas Task Force 1 search and rescue team go door to door looking for people that may need help after Hurricane Harvey passed through on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the east Texas coast north of Corpus Christi Friday night as a devastating Category 4 storm. To help with the ongoing relief efforts, Apple now lets you donate for Harvey storm relief via iTunes. (more...)
OPP's historic $250M cocaine seizure linked to Port of Montreal OPP's historic $250M cocaine seizure linked to Port of Montreal
- August 28, 2017

The OPP held a news conference at their general headquarters in Orillia on Monday to announce the drug bust attended by OPP Commissioner Vince Hawkes, Deputy Commissioner Rick Barnum, Peel Regional Police Superintendent Barry Nolan, CBSA Operations Branch Assistant Director Siegfried Funk, and Deputy Director of Operations for FINTRAC Barry MacKillop. (more...)
Army chief, Tajik president underscore importance of supporting Afghan-led peace process Army chief, Tajik president underscore importance of supporting Afghan-led peace process
- August 28, 2017

General Bajwa thanked the Tajik president for supporting Pakistan's membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Pakistan and Afghanistan need to give a coordinated response to militants to fight terrorism instead of playing the "blame-game" in dealing with the issue, Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa has said. (more...)
Kent State head coach to miss Clemson game Kent State head coach to miss Clemson game
- August 28, 2017

Haynes, 48, is set to begin his fifth season at his alma mater, where he has a record of 12-35. He took over the program in December 2012 after one season at Arkansas. Interim coach Treadwell has been with Kent State since 2014 and also served as an interim coach with Michigan State in 2010. Haynes played at Kent State from 1987-1991 as a defensive back. (more...)
Alia Bhatt And Team Raazi Face Trouble Because Of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Alia Bhatt And Team Raazi Face Trouble Because Of Gurmeet Ram Rahim
- August 28, 2017

While the situation is only expected to get worse considering the court is set to pronounce the final verdict today. According to the Mid-day report, director Meghna Gulzar was filming a scene with the lead stars on Friday afternoon when the news of violence reached the team. (more...)
Taoiseach to ask for Ibrahim Halawa to be returned home after trial Taoiseach to ask for Ibrahim Halawa to be returned home after trial
- August 28, 2017

A spokesman for Mr Varadkar said both the Taoiseach and the Egyptian president looked forward to the matter "being brought to an early and satisfactory conclusion so that they could concentrate on broader and normal bilateral relations between Ireland and Egypt, in areas like trade, tourism and political cooperation, in the period ahead". (more...)
Verdict expected in Ibrahim Halawa case Verdict expected in Ibrahim Halawa case
- August 28, 2017

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan says it's time says it's time the Government harden's its stance. In a 25-minute call this evening, President Al-Sisi promised the Taoiseach that the matter would be resolved "swiftly" as soon as a verdict is given. (more...)
Back to school bus safety reminders Back to school bus safety reminders
- August 28, 2017

When it comes to the buses dropping off or picking up students, there's one thing to remember if your sharing the road with them. Children must never enter the roadway, even if their bus has stopped to pick them up, until they have looked both ways and have seen that traffic has come to a complete standstill. (more...)
Wipro Employees From India Among 8 Killed In UK Accident Wipro Employees From India Among 8 Killed In UK Accident
- August 28, 2017

Three of those killed in the accident were Indian tech major Wipro employees. The driver of the bus, Cyriac Joseph, was among those who lost their lives in the accident. The IT workers and their families were on a holiday trip to Europe run by Eurostar. The minibus had been flattened after it collided with an AIM Logistics truck and a FedEx lorry. (more...)
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment
- August 28, 2017

His lawyers said the sentencing entailed consecutive, not concurrent terms, reported BBC . Singh is planning to appeal against the conviction. "Besides, the internet lease lines on the premises of the Dera Sacha Sauda , Sirsa have been suspended till August 29". (more...)
Inspection of Iran's military sites not allowed: Leader's Military advisor Inspection of Iran's military sites not allowed: Leader's Military advisor
- August 28, 2017

On Wednesday, the Washington Post said Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Zarif, complained to IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano that Haley's recent visit to the IAEA headquarters in Vienna was meant to sow doubt about the nuclear agreement. (more...)
Texas governor activates entire state National Guard for Harvey recovery Texas governor activates entire state National Guard for Harvey recovery
- August 28, 2017

Abbott told reporters that for now, his primary concern remains "dramatic flooding" in his state, and warned residents to be on guard for rapidly rising water. "Is it safe for you to come out and help?'" "That's basically how notice works", Rojas said. We will remain here as long as we are needed. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not ... (more...)
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) Trading Down - Insider Trading Activity
- August 28, 2017

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.94% with $304.28 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH ) has "Top Pick" rating given on Friday, January 15 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, September 20, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. (more...)
USA says North Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch
- August 28, 2017

Three North Korea short-range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday, U.S. military officials said, which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang's rapid nuclear and missile expansion. South Korea's presidential office says North Korea has likely tested its 300-millimeter artillery rocket system in the latest launch detected off its eastern coast. (more...)
NYPD Forced to Trash 36000 'Useless' Cell Phones NYPD Forced to Trash 36000 'Useless' Cell Phones
- August 28, 2017

Why? "Life and death situations rely on outdated phones running Microsoft's Windows Phone software", read an October report, which was posted with the headline, "This is NYPD's official crime-fighting phone". "Nobody purchases 36,000 phones based on the judgment of one person", a source told New York Post . In comparison, the iPhone 6, released in September 2014, is still receiving regular updates from Apple. (more...)
It's Brexit, Jim, But Not As We Know It — Labour's EU Policy It's Brexit, Jim, But Not As We Know It — Labour's EU Policy
- August 28, 2017

Sir Keir is talking about how, not whether, Brexit happens. Kempf said the United Kingdom must make clear statements on the terms of its withdrawal, but that there doesn't appear to be a single agreed-upon British government position. Is the use of the word "a" instead of "the" really that significant? More than that, it also has to put the U.K.in a plainly disadvantageous position. (more...)
Mattis: US Troop Reduction in Exercise Not Due to N. Korea Concerns Mattis: US Troop Reduction in Exercise Not Due to N. Korea Concerns
- August 28, 2017

There was only one problem: All three of the missiles were massive failures. "Let's see what he does with Guam ", Trump said, promising a USA response "the likes of which nobody's ever seen before". The second most important reason why South Korea is safe is that the joint military strength of South Korea and U.S. is far superior to North Korea's . (more...)
Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November
- August 28, 2017

The former secretary of state notably had no campaign stops in the state during her bid for the presidency, and was the first-major party nominee to completely ignore Wisconsin since 1972. The 15-city speaking tour is being billed as a "detailed and surprisingly funny" look at her journey, the process of writing the book and her plans for the future. (more...)
Kenya introduces world's harshest law on plastic bags Kenya introduces world's harshest law on plastic bags
- August 28, 2017

But Judy Wakhungu, Kenya's environment minister, said enforcement would initially be directed at manufacturers and suppliers. The industry argues that no less than 80,000 jobs are at stake. The plastic bags have always been identified as a major cause of environmental damage and health problems, killing birds, fish and other animals that mistake them for food, said the United Nations environment agency. (more...)
Trump taunts Hill Republicans, claims handful of Dems 'control the Senate' Trump taunts Hill Republicans, claims handful of Dems 'control the Senate'
- August 28, 2017

The debt ceiling? The GOP isn't even going to fight it, just raise it. "With a Republican House, Senate and administration, Republicans have absolutely no excuses for threatening America's families with a destructive and pointless government shutdown", she said in a statement Wednesday. (more...)
Local Red Cross heads to Texas, explains how you can help Local Red Cross heads to Texas, explains how you can help
- August 28, 2017

The South Carolina Red Cross has sent volunteers from our state to assist people who have been affected by Tropical Storm Harvey . More Hawaiʻi volunteers are on standby to possibly deploy. Red Cross spokeswoman Trish Burnett told WJBC's Scott Laughlin and Patti Penn volunteers will serve in two-to-three week deployments and more volunteers will be headed south to relieve the first wave of volunteers . (more...)
Harvey Update Plus Rain for SE WI Harvey Update Plus Rain for SE WI
- August 28, 2017

Areas that have already seen rainfall above 20 inches could pick up another 20 through Thursday. Mornings look to stay mostly dry and as the day heats up, more storms will pick up along the bands. Rain should dissipate in the evening. Temperatures will be back in the mid-upper 70s. But, he said, it could still produce 5 to 12 inches of rain in Southwest Louisiana and 10 to 18 inches of rain in Southeast Texas. (more...)

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