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Motive Still Unknown on Vegas Hotel Shooter; Report to Come Motive Still Unknown on Vegas Hotel Shooter; Report to Come
- December 22, 2017

Sen Dean Heller (R-NV) and FBI Las Vegas Division Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse look on during a news conference at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters to brief members of the media on the mass shooting in Las Vegas on October 4, 2017. (more...)
Police shootout ends with female suspect, child shot and killed Police shootout ends with female suspect, child shot and killed
- December 22, 2017

Bexar County Sheriff Salazar said Thursday night that investigators have yet to find a weapon on the female suspect they believed was armed before shooting and killing her following a almost two-hour long manhunt. Sheriff Javier Salazar said late Thursday that it's not immediately clear what prompted the deputies to shoot. A helicopter and tracking dogs joined the search, which led deputies down a ravine, across a creek, and into a wooded area, it is reported. (more...)
Auto esce di strada e si schianta contro un muretto Auto esce di strada e si schianta contro un muretto
- December 22, 2017

Sarà celebrato domani mattina, nella chiesa di San Giacomo di Corte, a Santa Margherita, il funerale di Vincenzo Anselmi, l'uomo rimasto vittima del terribile incidente di sabato scorso al largo del porto di Lavagna. Il ragazzo stava percorrendo di notte la provinciale che collega Santa Venerina con Linera. La donna era al volante della sua auto quando ha perso il controllo del mezzo e si è scontrata con un altro veicolo che viaggiava in direzione opposta. (more...)
Hadi no show at 'Save Jerusalem' rally Hadi no show at 'Save Jerusalem' rally
- December 22, 2017

His eldest son Khalil Abdul Hadi, chief of the PAS Youth wing, took his place instead. Najib, who did not mention the election in his speech at the rally, is hoping to win a third term despite the multi-billion dollar corruption scandal at 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) that has dogged his premiership for two years. (more...)
Trump administration considering to separate families who illegally cross US-Mexico border Trump administration considering to separate families who illegally cross US-Mexico border
- December 22, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has previously considered some of these proposals, but there is renewed urgency within the administration to address an abrupt reversal of what had been a sharp decline in illegal immigration since Trump took office in January. (more...)
How to prepay property taxes before new law takes affect
- December 22, 2017

Requests to pay early are forcing an unanticipated decision on town and city governments, which don't normally accept tax payments before January 1 - but aren't prohibited from doing so, either. His office determined that collecting 2018 taxes now might break state law. The association has been fielding calls from town tax collectors who are getting questions from residents, she said. (more...)
North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons
- December 22, 2017

North Korea rejected USA allegations that it is developing biological weapons, saying that the claim is part of Washington's scheme to stifle the regime, according to a Yonhap report , on Wednesday. Another report by the U.S.' National Security Strategy published Monday stated that biological weapons being developed by North Korea could be delivered by missiles, triggering fears of a potential biological war. (more...)
USA ambassador denies own 'fake news' claim USA ambassador denies own 'fake news' claim
- December 22, 2017

Hoekstra says he never made those remarks, smugly brushing off Zwart's question as fake news , and Zwart responds with video evidence , in which Hoekstra can be heard using the words and phrases Zwart asked him about, nearly verbatim. (more...)
Italian 'ambulance of death' worker arrested on suspicion of murdering patients Italian 'ambulance of death' worker arrested on suspicion of murdering patients
- December 22, 2017

It has since been dubbed as the " ambulances of death " scandal in Italian media. Yesterday (Thursday), Italian police arrested an ambulance crew member for suspected murder. The victims were an elderly man and woman and a 55-year-old woman who all died in 2015. They had been dismissed from a hospital in the town of Biancavilla in Catania Province so that they could die among loved ones at home. (more...)
United States making plans for 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea United States making plans for 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea
- December 22, 2017

The likelihood of the military scenario has grown recently because of worry that the North Koreans have shortened the timeframe for developing a nuclear-capable missile with the range to hit a target in the U.S. The resolution to be voted on Friday would ban North Koreans from working overseas. The two are working on a draft resolution that they could present to the UN Security Council soon. (more...)
McConnell Says Tax Overhaul Is His Second-Greatest Achievement McConnell Says Tax Overhaul Is His Second-Greatest Achievement
- December 22, 2017

They know that they'll have to defend the bill to voters next year. The Kentucky Republican has told reporters, "The political genius on display, throwing away a seat in the reddest state in America, is hard to ignore". "This has been a year of extraordinary accomplishment for the Trump administration", Mitch McConnell said about the GOP's tax overhaul at a celebration on the south lawn of the White House. (more...)
Elderly couple stopped with 60 pounds of weed 'for Christmas presents' Elderly couple stopped with 60 pounds of weed 'for Christmas presents'
- December 22, 2017

Patrick Jiron, 80, and his wife, Barbara Jiron, 83, were stopped by York County Sheriff's deputies for failing to signal and crossing the center line. Both are being held at the York County Jail, the paper reports . The couple were around halfway through a 3,000-mile journey when they were picked up. (more...)
GOP, Dems wage partisan messaging war on Trump-Russia probe GOP, Dems wage partisan messaging war on Trump-Russia probe
- December 22, 2017

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan , R-Wis., right, shakes hands after presenting a pen to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., second from left, watches after signing the final version of the GOP tax bill during an enrollment ceremony at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. (more...)
Turkey says regrets to see veto of United Nations resolution on Jerusalem Turkey says regrets to see veto of United Nations resolution on Jerusalem
- December 22, 2017

Part of Mr Trump's announcement was that the USA would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as well, but the move would likely require at least three to four more years of planning, construction, and budgeting. efforts to advance the peace process between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Trump cast his December announcement about the embassy as a move that would make a peace agreement more likely, despite nearly universal rejection of the policy. (more...)
Two in Five Americans Favor Trump Impeachment Hearings Two in Five Americans Favor Trump Impeachment Hearings
- December 22, 2017

His attempt to inject himself into this year's Alabama U.S. Senate race left him a two-time loser and shaved the margin of GOP Senate control to a single seat, making every legislative battle Trump faces in the new year that much harder. Negative feelings about the tax reform plan that Trump's administration and Republican Party spent the tail end of the summer and the entire fall pushing could put a dent in the GOP's majority in next year's election. (more...)
Bank of India Q2 profit rises 41% at 179 cr Bank of India Q2 profit rises 41% at 179 cr
- December 22, 2017

Total income rose to Rs 11,600.47 crore in the July- September quarter of 2017-18 whereas the figure was Rs 11,469.11 crore for the same quarter of previous fiscal, BoI said in a regulatory filing to stock exchanges. "The actions focused on profit retention, capital augmentation, provision coverage, diversification of credit portfolio, rationalisation of expansion and cost control, along with the steps already initiated earlier by the bank", UBI said. (more...)
Taxpayer Money Spent Settling Harassment Claims Against Senate Offices Taxpayer Money Spent Settling Harassment Claims Against Senate Offices
- December 22, 2017

The panel's limited data, though, does not separate out "sexual harassment" - though it does include "sex discrimination", which could have nothing to do with misconduct cases. An additional $853,252 was paid for 10 claims of misconduct in non-senator led offices, including $421,225 for 'race discrimination and reprisal'. Bipartisan legislation has been introduced that would mandate the disclosure of the identity of lawmakers who settled harassment claims with taxpayer money as well as ... (more...)
Goa willing to consider amicable solution: Parrikar Goa willing to consider amicable solution: Parrikar
- December 22, 2017

The writing and the release of this letter by Parrikar reportedly follows a diktat from party national president Amit Shah, who supposedly felt that it would be a very effective way to garner support for the party in Karnataka , which is facing flak on the issue till now. (more...)
Somalis on US deportation flight shackled for days: Lawsuit Somalis on US deportation flight shackled for days: Lawsuit
- December 22, 2017

The flight was unexpectedly ordered to return to the usa two days later. Agents flew the passengers back to the USA on December 9, and transported them to two of its detention centers in South Florida. In the lawsuit, he's said to have witnessed ICE agents threaten to kill people who refused to sit as well as stomp on, chain and push people. "This is now a disturbing pattern where ICE is targeting people who have been living in the community for many years on these orders of supervision ... (more...)
Stock In Spotlight: US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
- December 22, 2017

The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $54.24. About 4.84 million shares traded. Among 29 analysts covering U.S. According to today's trading volume U.S. Bancorp is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Deutsche Bank. (more...)
Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)
- December 22, 2017

Carnival (NYSE: CCL ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 19th. It has outperformed by 7.42% the S&P500. Craig C. Albert increased its stake in Cornerstone Ondemand Inc (CSOD) by 522.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
India, China hold talks on long-pending border dispute India, China hold talks on long-pending border dispute
- December 22, 2017

The Indian side at Friday's talks is led by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and the Chinese delegation by Special Representative Yang Jiechi . The Chinese Foreign Ministry was not very forthcoming when asked what transpired at the parleys with spokesperson Hua Chunying saying both countries have made "tireless efforts" to solve the decades-old boundary dispute. (more...)
Quentin Tarantino's 'Star Trek' Movie Taps 'The Revenant' Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino's 'Star Trek' Movie Taps 'The Revenant' Screenwriter
- December 22, 2017

Earlier this month (Dec17), it was reported that that the Pulp Fiction filmmaker was making plans for another installment of the sci-fi franchise with J.J. Should Tarantino's planned Star Trek film go ahead, it will be the first time a movie in the franchise has gone anywhere near R-rated territory, although Star Trek : Discovery , which is now airing on CBS All Access, has a fair amount of gore and even dropped a few F-bombs. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting as Congress President Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting as Congress President
- December 22, 2017

Party sources said the 2G spectrum scam case judgment acquitting all the accused is also likely to be discussed. The meeting also comes days after the party, under the leadership of president Rahul Gandhi , put up an impressive performance in Gujarat Assembly election, where it reduced the BJP to less than 100 seats in the 182-member state Assembly. (more...)
Todd Asset Management LLC Increases Stake in Citizens Financial Group INC (CFG)
- December 22, 2017

Somerville Kurt F who had been investing in 3M for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $141.11B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $41.93. Bailard Inc, which manages about $2.27B and $1.31 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA) by 11,592 shares to 209,435 shares, valued at $9.09 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)

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