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Priest fatally stabbed with samurai sword at Tokyo shrine Priest fatally stabbed with samurai sword at Tokyo shrine
- December 08, 2017

The priestess, named in Japanese media as 58-year-old Nagako Tomioka was on the way to the shrine and was attacked when stepping out of her vehicle. Nagako Tomioka's driver, 33, was also seriously injured in the attack. A blood-stained samurai sword and survival knife were retrieved from the scene. The attacker was the chief priest of the shrine more than a decade ago, but was demoted from the post and succeeded by his sister. (more...)
Palaszczuk finally claims victory in Queensland: 'Who's next?' Palaszczuk finally claims victory in Queensland: 'Who's next?'
- December 08, 2017

Ms Palaszczuk said the Labor caucus would meet at 11am Monday, with her new cabinet sworn in the next day. Several LNP MPs yesterday told The Courier-Mail they were frustrated with the party's decision not to concede, given they had no way of forming government themselves with the 39 seats the LNP is expected to hold. (more...)
Anushka Sharma heads to Italy! Will MARRY Virat Kohli on this date? Anushka Sharma heads to Italy! Will MARRY Virat Kohli on this date?
- December 08, 2017

Her father Ajay Kumar, mother Ashima and brother Karnesh carried massive bags inside the airport and avoided talking to the gathered press. As soon as the pictures of Anushka leaving from Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport came out along with her parents, social media has been abuzz with marriage rumours. (more...)
A little snow still possible A little snow still possible
- December 08, 2017

Slightly colder air or slightly more moisture could allow for the possibility of 1-2 flurries on Friday morning. This means most of the Upstate will see generally a cold rain mixed occasionally with melting snowflakes. It will be great to get outside and enjoy the weather after all the rain we had! The air is too dry over the northern third of the state for any meaningful precipitation tomorrow, and the low levels will be too warm for snow tomorrow across southeast Alabama. (more...)
Former cop who shot unarmed black man gets 20 years in prison Former cop who shot unarmed black man gets 20 years in prison
- December 08, 2017

A white former USA police officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist. But Slager pleaded guilty to violating Scott's civil rights in federal court in May after stunning video footage captured by a bystander showed Scott running away from Slager when he was shot. (more...)
China coal imports rise in November despite push against pollution China coal imports rise in November despite push against pollution
- December 08, 2017

Policy makers recently announced tariff cuts to help boost imports as the economy evolves to a more consumption-driven basis. The surplus was forecast to fall to USD35.0 billion from about USD38.2 billion in October. Besides ramped-up efforts to reduce winter pollution, authorities unveiled fresh regulatory measures last month for the financial sector, clamping down on high-risk lending and halting some dubious infrastructure projects that would swell local governments' debt. (more...)
Federal High Court Judge, Ademola Retires Federal High Court Judge, Ademola Retires
- December 08, 2017

Clarke said, "Justice Ademola who was approaching the voluntary retirement age, resigned moment he was absolved of any wrong doings by the court". Although, there was no detail as to his reasons for retirement, he was quoted to have given the happenings in the judicial sector as one of his reasons for taking a leave. (more...)
'Vigilant Ace' war games act as show of force against defiant DPRK 'Vigilant Ace' war games act as show of force against defiant DPRK
- December 08, 2017

Cmdr. "Through the exercise, the South Korean and US air forces have demonstrated the alliance's strong will and capability for strong retaliation against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats", the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement . (more...)
Trump Calls On Saudis To Allow Humanitarian Aid Into Yemen 'Immediately' Trump Calls On Saudis To Allow Humanitarian Aid Into Yemen 'Immediately'
- December 08, 2017

Calls by the United Nations for a humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen, and calls by the U.S. for the Saudis to end the blockade of Yemen both appear to have fallen on deaf ears, with the blockade continuing so far, and Saudi warplanes attacking the Yemeni capital with even more intensity than before . (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Holdings Trimmed by Patton Albertson Miller Group LLC
- December 08, 2017

The institutional investor held 371,619 shares of the electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $32.98M, down from 388,687 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NYSE:C) rating on Tuesday, October 6. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 28 by Susquehanna. (NASDAQ:HAS) rating on Tuesday, February 9. (more...)
Champions League quartet transfer to Europa League Champions League quartet transfer to Europa League
- December 08, 2017

Bayern Munich , Juventus and Real Madrid are also likely to face a big tie in the last-16, with Liverpool and both Manchester City and Manchester United on their shortlist of opposition. That means Chelsea can not draw Roma , Manchester United can not be drawn to play against Basel and Tottenham will not be up against their Group H opponents Real Madrid . (more...)
Near term Outlook For Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
- December 08, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by BNP Paribas. The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Monday, October 30. The company was upgraded on Thursday, October 13 by Bank of America. Therefore 65% are positive. As per Wednesday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by Bernstein. JP Morgan maintained the shares of MRK in report on Monday, September 21 with "Overweight" rating. (more...)
Man dies after falling into tank of hot ink Man dies after falling into tank of hot ink
- December 08, 2017

Michael Stinson, a worker on site, said that two men rushed to help the third when he became trapped in the Value-Added Tax while conducting maintenance. Supt Turner said: 'The third patient unfortunately died on scene, this is a awful tragedy. Two other maintenance workers who went inside the tank, were able to escape but were taken to a local hospital with leg fractures. (more...)
IDF: Two rockets launched from Gaza at Israel, but fall short IDF: Two rockets launched from Gaza at Israel, but fall short
- December 08, 2017

Clashes were also reported throughout Judea and Samaria as Palestinians rioted following United States President Donald Trump's declaration Wednesday night that the U.S. The IDF said the strikes on Gaza had been carried out with tank fire and from an aerial vehicle. The Palestinians see the eastern sector of the city as the capital of their future state. (more...)
California Wildfires Destroy At Least 200 Homes California Wildfires Destroy At Least 200 Homes
- December 08, 2017

The blaze, which was reported at 4:52 a.m. Wednesday on the east side of the San Diego (405) Freeway near Mulholland Drive and prompted a morning rush hour closure of the freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, was estimated to have scorched at least 475 acres, Hogan said. (more...)
Arsenal demolish BATE Borisov in Europa League clash Arsenal demolish BATE Borisov in Europa League clash
- December 08, 2017

Wilshere's first goal in over two years nearly sent a message of its own to Wenger who witnessed the Gunners academy product involved heavily in three of the six goals Arsenal scored. "You forget about that once you're on the pitch". Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rules out selling attacker Theo Walcott to West Ham United or Everton in the January transfer window. (more...)
Safety tips to help prevent Christmas tree fires this holiday season Safety tips to help prevent Christmas tree fires this holiday season
- December 08, 2017

So, yes, it's a tree all about me, but I think Christmas trees are that way for many families that embrace the tradition of getting or making new ornaments every year. The couple has been running cut-your-own tree farms for three decades, and for them, 2017 is a pretty good year. Also, he said, Canada's suppliers could satisfy the Mexican demand for years to come. (more...)
Police arrest suspected gunman in Yosif Al-Haswani murder case Police arrest suspected gunman in Yosif Al-Haswani murder case
- December 08, 2017

Police say their Major Fraud Branch is investigating the account. "We can confirm that GoFundMe suspended the campaign and that we are looking into this", GoFundMe communications manager Rachel Hollis said in an emailed statement. Al-Hasnawi was a first-year medical science student at Brock University. Initially scheduled to be held in a classroom, the vigil is being moved to the large Pond Islet at Brock to accommodate what is expected to be a large turnout. (more...)
Ex-banker Mateusz Morawiecki proposed as Poland's new PM Ex-banker Mateusz Morawiecki proposed as Poland's new PM
- December 08, 2017

Morawiecki, who has also been a deputy prime minister, will replace the largely popular Beata Szydlo, marking the midpoint of the parliamentary term and in what is the beginning of an expected broader government reshuffle. Deputy Culture Minister Jaroslaw Sellin told reporters that the Morawiecki government is expected to be set up next Tuesday, and that there may be some changes in the judiciary in January. (more...)
Stock Watch: Coca Cola Amatil Ltd (CCLAY) Higher Over the Last Month
- December 08, 2017

The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.325 during the last trading session, reaching $46.125. It has ditched 2.42 million shares. It has underperformed by 5.95% the S&P500. 46,527 were accumulated by California State Teachers Retirement. Sometimes, investors will have a few missteps that generally include buying when the market is too high, selling when the market is low, or being on the sidelines during a major charge higher. (more...)
Wyoming's homeless population continues to rise Wyoming's homeless population continues to rise
- December 08, 2017

The number of unsheltered population is up by almost 10 percent compared to two years ago. That said, the results of our count did grow at a higher rate than the rest of the United States, with the unsheltered count going up 21 percent and overall count of people experiencing homelessness growing by around 8.5 percent. (more...)
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Holdings Trimmed by Harris Associates LP
- December 08, 2017

About 129,441 shares traded. BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ:BSQR) has declined 3.81% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.51% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $56.19M company. (more...)
House Passes Two-Week Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Funded House Passes Two-Week Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Funded
- December 08, 2017

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) didn't want a short-term funding bill, but he really didn't want the government to shutdown. Democrats withheld support for the continuing resolution, or "CR", saying the GOP hadn't backed their priorities, so majority Republicans had to prove they could pass the measure on their own. (more...)
Israel strikes Gaza Strip amid tensions over Jerusalem Israel strikes Gaza Strip amid tensions over Jerusalem
- December 08, 2017

The IDF added that they hold Hamas, which governs Gaza but is supposed to hand over control to the Palestinian Authority on Sunday, responsible for any rocket fire emanating from the Strip. The attacks come one day after President Donald Trump controversially announced that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and begin the process of moving the U.S. (more...)
Serena Williams' Best Year Ever Just Got Even Better Serena Williams' Best Year Ever Just Got Even Better
- December 08, 2017

The tennis champion isn't the only celebrity to speak out about breastfeeding. "Enjoy! She is handsome!" I was really sad, but then I realized I could have margaritas again!' Since welcoming her little girl three months ago, the smitten mom has enjoyed her share of heartwarming experiences, which she has faithfully documented for her fans on the tot's Instagram page. (more...)

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