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READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes
- April 14, 2018

When asked if Syria's Assad could remain leader as long as he refrained from further use of chemical weapons, May said: "This was about, as I have said and you have recognized, this was specifically about the use of chemical weapons". "Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons..." The Cabinet's approval for action raised the likelihood of Britain joining France and the USA in a military response against Syria's ... (more...)
Damascus Residents Gathering in City Center to Support Army, Assad After Attack Damascus Residents Gathering in City Center to Support Army, Assad After Attack
- April 14, 2018

Last year, the United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from the guided missile destroyers USS Porter and the USS Ross that struck the Shayrat air base. An official with the US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria said pro-regime and Russian forces in Syria are showing no signs of retaliation against USA and coalition troops in the country. (more...)
Twin Rivers RX School District wants to allow armed teachers Twin Rivers RX School District wants to allow armed teachers
- April 14, 2018

Oklahoma teachers have reacted defiantly to the Oklahoma Education Association's (OEA) call to end their two-week strike. Teachers - who took to social media to share photos of outdated textbooks and broken classroom furniture - had also called for a $200 million increase in education funding, but the state passed an increase of just $50 million. (more...)
Government-backed $1.6B blockchain fund launches in China Government-backed $1.6B blockchain fund launches in China
- April 14, 2018

The government has set up a blockchain centric incubator in the Blockchain Industrial Park and it is reported that 10 startups are already ready to move in. At today's opening ceremony, ten separate blockchain startups from around the globe, including those focusing on blockchain community engines, digital asset trading services, blockchain cloud computing platforms, and informational databases were, per a rough translation of local media , "successfully contracted and settled". (more...)
First Republic Bank (FRC) Shares Gap Up on Strong Earnings
- April 14, 2018

UBS assumed coverage on First Republic Bank in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st. The stock increased 1.29% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $91.4. Palisade Capital Limited Co Nj holds 7,875 shares. Edgestream Prtn LP stated it has 2,516 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. (NYSE:JPM). Twin Tree Mngmt Lp invested in 4,393 shares. (more...)
Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village
- April 14, 2018

On the final day of Lawn Bowls Aaron Wilson emerged victorious in the Men's Singles final, beating Canada's Ryan Bester 21 to 14 to take home the Gold. Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg said officials were working with the Ugandan and Rwandan athletes' respective teams. Chaudhry said Irfan's exclusion was unfair. (more...)
Ken Worzel Sells 13703 Shares of Nordstrom, Inc Ken Worzel Sells 13703 Shares of Nordstrom, Inc
- April 14, 2018

Lpl Limited Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Nordstrom, Inc . Currently, the 14-day ADX for Nordstrom (JWN) is 11.78. The company has market cap of $295.49 million. 1,536,770 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,949,214. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.01%. Over the past twelve months, Nordstrom, Inc . (more...)
Teacher ran 'fight club' in classroom Teacher ran 'fight club' in classroom
- April 14, 2018

Not appropriate at all", Carol MacPherson said. But Sgt. Juhola said school officials never contacted police and only acknowledged the incident during the police investigation. Fish couldn't be reached for comment Friday morning. "I would let them be teenagers and get their energy out", Fish told investigators, according to the warrant. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Exempted from Avenfield Case Hearing Today Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Exempted from Avenfield Case Hearing Today
- April 14, 2018

Taking strong exception to the Supreme Court's historic verdict determining the duration of disqualification of parliamentarians under Article 62 (1)(f), Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Federal Minister Mariam Aurangzeb on Friday termed it "conspiracy" and another verdict against ousted premier Nawaz Sharif. (more...)
Strikes hit Syria as country had 'chance for peaceful future': Moscow Strikes hit Syria as country had 'chance for peaceful future': Moscow
- April 14, 2018

While Trump told military leaders just 10 days ago to withdraw USA troops from Syria as soon as possible, his actions on Friday place the U.S.at risk of being dragged into the ongoing civil war. "We have information indicating Russian intelligence service interest in the Skripals dating back at least as far as 2013, when e-mail accounts belonging to Yulia Skripal were targeted by GRU [ Russian intelligence] cyber specialists", the letter said. (more...)
Director Forman dies at 86 Director Forman dies at 86
- April 14, 2018

His wife was quoted by a Czech news agency CTK as saying, "His departure was calm and he was surrounded the whole time by his family and his closest friends". "And right there after the show, I met for the first time Peter Shaffer, and I told him that if he would ever consider making a movie, I would be very interested". (more...)
Summary of Earnings Forecasts: Callon Petroleum Company's (CPE)
- April 14, 2018

The performance of the stock over the past seven days has dropped by -1.77%, over the past one-month price index is -4.13% while over the last three months is -8.92%. Prentiss Smith Communications accumulated 2,200 shares. ( NYSE :V). Waverton Mngmt Ltd has 5.32% invested in Visa Inc. Pennsylvania Communication holds 17,496 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. (more...)
CT substitute teacher arrested for starting 'fight club' during class, police say CT substitute teacher arrested for starting 'fight club' during class, police say
- April 14, 2018

He was sacked on October 10. Fish's bail was set at $75,000 and he was arraigned in Norwich Superior Court on Thursday. "He's not a certified teacher", said Montville Resident State Trooper Sargent Mark Juhola. Parents were outraged at the teacher's comments and demanded the DeSoto County School District take relevant action against her. "Victim 1 and Victim 2 are violently slapping each other while Mr. (more...)
Cold War is back with a vengeance, UN chief warns Cold War is back with a vengeance, UN chief warns
- April 14, 2018

Bashar Jaafari, permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on Syria at the U.N. "I'm in awe, Vassily, of how you say that with a straight face", U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. French ambassador Francois Delattre added that his government has evidence that the Assad government is responsible for the April. (more...)
Driver in California Plunge That Killed Family Was Drunk, Officials Say Driver in California Plunge That Killed Family Was Drunk, Officials Say
- April 14, 2018

The bodies of three of their children - Markis, 19, Jeremiah, 14, and Abigail, 14 - were found nearby. Members of the Hart family pictured at the annual celebration of "The Goonies" movie in Astoria. Toxicology tests found Jennifer Hart had an alcohol level of 0.102, said California Patrol Capt. Bruce Carpenter. California drivers are considered drunk with a level of 0.08 or higher. (more...)
Ambedkar Jayanti: 10 facts you should know about 'Architect of Indian constitution' Ambedkar Jayanti: 10 facts you should know about 'Architect of Indian constitution'
- April 14, 2018

Saturday, April 14, marks the 127th birth anniversary of architect of Indian Constitution and social reformer Bhim Rao Ambedkar. He said, Dr Ambedkar was an academic and economist, a scholar and moral philosopher, an exceptional legal mind and constitutionalist and above all, he was an activist for social reform and for legitimate opportunities for women and a champion of liberty. (more...)
Hearing adjourns on Michael Cohen raid Hearing adjourns on Michael Cohen raid
- April 14, 2018

Though tasked with investigating Russia's attack on the 2016 US presidential election to boost Trump's chances, Mueller is also looking at whether members of the Trump campaign coordinated with that effort. "What they are trying to do is use attorney-client privilege as a sword to challenge the government's ability to review evidence" obtained lawfully, McKay added. (more...)
Canada backs Western strikes on Syria: PM Canada backs Western strikes on Syria: PM
- April 14, 2018

Earlier Saturday morning, the US, in cooperation with Britain and France, attacked Syrian military facilities reportedly related to Syria's chemical weapons capabilities. "On April 7, dozens of men, women and children were massacred in Douma, with the use of a chemical weapon in a total violation of global rules (.) The red line established by France in May 2017 was crossed", Macron said. (more...)
Equifax, Inc. (EFX) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
- April 14, 2018

It has underperformed by 10.20% the S&P500. Archon Partners Llc increased its stake in Equifax Inc ( EFX ) by 42.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 30% are positive. Philip Morris International had 56 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.23. (more...)
Britain's United Nations ambassador denies Russian accusation over alleged chemical attack in Syria Britain's United Nations ambassador denies Russian accusation over alleged chemical attack in Syria
- April 14, 2018

President Trump's tweet comes less than a few days after the Russian backed Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, allegedly ordered a chemical gas attack in the town of Douma. We are totally predictable. Vassily Nebenzia said Russian Federation is very concerned with "the unsafe escalation" of the situation and "aggressive policies" and preparations that some governments are making, a clear reference to the Trump administration and its allies. (more...)
Viking Global Investors LP Increased Anthem INC (ANTM) Stake as Shares Declined
- April 14, 2018

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has declined 18.87% since April 13, 2017 and is downtrending. Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Andreas Halvorsen upped its stake in Anthem Inc ( ANTM ) by 190.52%. On average, analysts predict that Anthem, Inc. will post $11.60 EPS for the current year. (NYSE:ANTM) traded up 0.69% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $164.65. (more...)
Kotak Mahindra Bank Expels Assistant Manager For Celebrating Kathua Gangrape Victim's Death Kotak Mahindra Bank Expels Assistant Manager For Celebrating Kathua Gangrape Victim's Death
- April 14, 2018

Vishnu Nandukumar, an assistant manager working with the Kotak Mahindra Bank in Kochi , who triggered a social media furore over his alleged comments against the Kathua rape victim, was sacked the same day for non-performance. "It is extremely disheartening to see such comments being made in the aftermath of such tragedy by anyone including an ex-employee. We strongly condemn this statement", reads a statement issued by the bank on its Facebook page on Friday evening. (more...)
Syria 'chemical attack': Trump decision on strike 'fairly soon' Syria 'chemical attack': Trump decision on strike 'fairly soon'
- April 14, 2018

President Trump has announced that there is an upcoming attack on Syria, forcing USA allies in Europe to decide whether they too will strike the Bashar Assad regime. Mrs May is reluctant to ask the USA to hold off any action until she has the opportunity to consult MPs, the BBC understands. A day after saying missiles would be flying toward Syria, President Trump sowed uncertainty about his plans Thursday by claiming he never said "when" there would be an attack . (more...)
Edison Park school raises money for Humboldt Broncos' families Edison Park school raises money for Humboldt Broncos' families
- April 14, 2018

Debbie Simpson is showing support by wearing the Broncos team colour, green. He's the associate hockey director for the Arvada Hockey Association . It was Grade 5 student Lucas Phillipo who pulled on the jersey to show his support for Humboldt . (more...)
Conn. sub teacher arrested for holding after school 'fight club' Conn. sub teacher arrested for holding after school 'fight club'
- April 14, 2018

Police arrested 23-year-old Ryan Fish of Bozrah on Thursday following an investigation that began in December 2017. He was held on a court set bond of $75,000 and was scheduled to appear in court on Thursday. Levesque could not be reached for comment on why the school didn't know about the fights earlier and why school officials didn't report them to police when they found out. (more...)
On May, 11 Analysts See $0.10 EPS for Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG)
- April 14, 2018

A security with a beta greater than 1 indicates that it is more volatile than the market. A volatility formula based only on the high-low range would fail to capture volatility from gap or limit moves. The stock price changed 11.92% in the past week. And doubling the growth more than doubles the capital gain, due to the compounding effect. That's change of 0.61, from 2017Q3's 1.74. (more...)
United States vice president meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit United States vice president meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit
- April 14, 2018

The latest pledge brings funding for the USA humanitarian response to the crisis in Venezuela to more than $21 million since 2017, according to the State Department. Peru's decision to withdraw the invitation to Venezuela and, by extension, to President Nicolas Maduro, is reminiscent of the time when Cuba was excluded from that mechanism of debate established in Miami in 1994, under the auspices of the United States and the Organization of American States (OAS). (more...)
Exports in March dip amid trade tensions Exports in March dip amid trade tensions
- April 14, 2018

China's trade surplus with the United States surged almost 20 percent in the first quarter, with some analysts speculating exporters were rushing out shipments to get ahead of threatened tariffs that are spurring fears of a full-blown trade war. (more...)
Chinese Police Arrest Suspect At Pop Concert Using Facial Recognition Chinese Police Arrest Suspect At Pop Concert Using Facial Recognition
- April 14, 2018

Police said the 31-year-old, who was wanted for "economic crimes", was "shocked" when he was caught. We set up several cameras at the ticket entrance, which was equipped with facial recognition technology. Said system has regularly been put to use, with 25 people suspected of a crime being arrested at the Qingdao International Beer Festival in the Shandong province in August previous year. (more...)
Del. man sentenced in 2017 sex trafficking case Del. man sentenced in 2017 sex trafficking case
- April 14, 2018

A jury found Londro Emanuel Patterson, III guilty of first-degree murder, attempted aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and aggravated battery. The prosecution, however, claimed that Waiters' case did not meet the criteria for self-defense not only because they didn't believe there was cause, but also because Waiters was safer in a vehicle and had opportunities to leave the parking lot. (more...)

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