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ROK probe finds lack of discussion with 'comfort women' ROK probe finds lack of discussion with 'comfort women'
- December 27, 2017

Then South Korean government pledged to make efforts to prod the groups into actually accepting Japan's demand. Today a task force published a report saying the deal was rushed and did not adequately seek out the opinions of the women forced to work as sex slaves, often known by the euphemism "comfort women". (more...)
Oldest Tree on White House Grounds to Be Cut Down Oldest Tree on White House Grounds to Be Cut Down
- December 27, 2017

Trump, said Tuesday the first lady reviewed reports from the U.S. National Arboretum about the almost 200-year-old tree's condition and explored options with White House staff before deciding that a portion of the tree needed to be removed. (more...)
China did not export oil to North Korea in November, report says China did not export oil to North Korea in November, report says
- December 27, 2017

The U.N. sanctions, implemented earlier this year, aimed to dramatically limit oil products to North Korea as retaliation for their nuclear and missile testing. Security Council resolutions on North Korea. We have already established a set of effective operating mechanisms and methods", China's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said. (more...)
Gas prices rise in Tennessee Gas prices rise in Tennessee
- December 27, 2017

The price hikes in some states, at least in part, can be attributed to the increase in driving demand as more motorists hit the road for the holidays, the national auto club reported. Prices are still down about 5 cents a gallon from a month ago, but have increased 8 cents over the past year. Van Wert County had the lowest average county price in the region at $2.309, passing Hardin County at $2.312. (more...)
Exposto avoids Malaysian death penalty Exposto avoids Malaysian death penalty
- December 27, 2017

On December 2014, 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine was found in her luggage. Custom officers discovered the drugs stitched into the compartment of a backpack she was carrying. The former social worker in East Timor has never wavered in her account, defence lawyers said. Malaysia has a mandatory death penalty by hanging for anyone found guilty of carrying more than 50 grams of a drug. (more...)
Putin critic Navalny clears first hurdle in bid for Russian Federation presidency Putin critic Navalny clears first hurdle in bid for Russian Federation presidency
- December 27, 2017

Navalny has described the conviction as politically motivated. A veteran campaigner against corruption among Russia's elite, he won the initial support of 742 people at a gathering in a district of Moscow - above the minimum 500 required to initiate a presidential bid. (more...)
Philippines tropical storm tembin kills 180 on Mindanao Philippines tropical storm tembin kills 180 on Mindanao
- December 27, 2017

But their rescue efforts arebeing hampered by continuing heavy rain, power cuts and blocked roads. Soldiers and police joined emergency workers and volunteers to search for survivors and victims, clear debris and restore power and communications. (more...)
Russian Federation moves to expand Syrian military bases Russian Federation moves to expand Syrian military bases
- December 27, 2017

By establishing the Russian bases in Syria , Putin has also formalized the next step in Russia's return to being a primary military force in the Middle East. A military parade at Russia's base in Hmeimim in May. Assad's regime was losing ground in Syria's bloody, ongoing military conflict until Russian Federation joined in 2015, launching what many say has been an indiscriminate bombing campaign that turned the tide in Assad's favor. (more...)
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)
- December 27, 2017

The stock increased 1.75% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $47.63. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has a 1 year low of $23.59 and a 1 year high of $30.25. Mariner Grp Inc Ltd Liability holds 513,900 shares. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Enterprise Products Partners L.P. might touch $36 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $30.96 and $26 respectively. (more...)
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Holdings Raised by WINTON GROUP Ltd Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Holdings Raised by WINTON GROUP Ltd
- December 27, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $8,022.87, a PE ratio of 8.49, a PEG ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 1.52. About 231,200 shares traded. The stock of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies. (more...)
Putin Critic Navalny's Presidential Bid Blocked by Election Body Putin Critic Navalny's Presidential Bid Blocked by Election Body
- December 27, 2017

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has worked to organize protests in support of his presidential bid across Russian Federation on Saturday, President Vladimir Putin's birthday. A few years later and after several short-term spells in jail, Navalny faced two separate sets of charges of fraud which were viewed as political retribution aimed to bar him from running for office. (more...)
'Gift' to Mnuchin was 'act of political theater,' says man claiming responsibility 'Gift' to Mnuchin was 'act of political theater,' says man claiming responsibility
- December 27, 2017

Strong said a friend's horses supplied him with enough manure to leave two boxes not just at Mnuchin's Bel-Air home, but also at another of his mansions in Beverly Hills. Now, a psychologist for the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health named Robby Strong tells AL.com he is the one behind the delivery . "We have $50 million homes and we can't move", complained the widower of Zsa Zsa Gabor. (more...)
Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM, Modi, Amit Shah present Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM, Modi, Amit Shah present
- December 27, 2017

Nadda and associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, will take oath as the new Chief Minister along with his Cabinet colleagues at the Ridge in the state capital. Thakur and Dhumal had a closed-door meeting before the central observers arrived in Shimla on Thursday. Finally, the party prevailed upon Dhumal to withdraw his name from the race on Saturday. (more...)
Israeli Court Extends Detention of Palestinian Teen Icon Israeli Court Extends Detention of Palestinian Teen Icon
- December 27, 2017

The "Ofer" Israeli military court decided, Monday, to remand world-renowned teen journalist 'Ahed Tamimi , for four more days, after refusing to release her on bail, and accusing her of "threatening Israel's security". After the video of Ahed went viral, Palestinians have called her a symbol of the country's resistance against Israel. Levy said that this came after the Israeli soldiers shot her 15-year-old brother in the head. (more...)
BJP wins both Arunachal seats BJP wins both Arunachal seats
- December 27, 2017

Our commitment to serving India's villages and taking them to new heights of progress is unwavering. Itanagar: The ruling BJP on Sunday won the Pakke-Kasang and 28-Likabali Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, a victory which chief minister Pema Khandu said was a ideal Christmas gift for the state. (more...)
8-Year-Old falls through ice in southern Utah pond 8-Year-Old falls through ice in southern Utah pond
- December 27, 2017

Sheriff's Sgt. Aaron Thompson responded after the boy's friend called for help, Crouse said. "I knew exactly what I was getting into when I went into the water". "I told him I needed him there (on shore), so if I got tangled he could come rescue me", Thompson said. Thompson said deputies were hopeful. Finally, Sgt. (more...)
Canada retaliates by expelling Venezuelan diplomat Canada retaliates by expelling Venezuelan diplomat
- December 27, 2017

Pereira was described as the representative of an illegitimate government in Brazil - a stance Caracas has taken since conservative Brazilian President Michel Temer replaced impeached leftist president Dilma Rousseff . Brazil has criticized the government on a few occasions while the Canadian government recently imposed sanctions against Venezuelan government officials. (more...)
Private Asset Management Inc. Sells 1904 Shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)
- December 27, 2017

Koshinski Asset Management Inc sold 892 shares as the company's stock rose 14.18% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,834 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.81M, up from 17,914 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Several dead following crash near Abilene Several dead following crash near Abilene
- December 27, 2017

Friday through 11:59 p.m. Christmas. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash, which is believed to have been a head-on, happened just before 3 p.m. He was walking in Greene County at the intersection of Kansas Expressway and Mount Vernon in Springfield, MO. when he was hit. The patrol investigated 491 traffic crashes, including 125 injuries and four of the five fatalities. (more...)
Staying Below Average Next 7 Days Staying Below Average Next 7 Days
- December 27, 2017

Temperatures will drop into the teens and 20s in most towns by Tuesday morning, so anything that melted during the day will re-freeze. Highs will warm up a few degrees with temperatures in the upper 20s. It looks to be cold in the upper 20s. Beyond the snow and ice over the holiday weekend we now enter the coldest air of the season so far, and a pretty good breeze to go along with it. (more...)
Uber is offloading its money-losing auto lease business Uber is offloading its money-losing auto lease business
- December 27, 2017

Neither Uber nor Fair.com responded to a request for comment. Founded by former TrueCar CEO Scott Painter, and auto industry veterans Georg Bauer (BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla) and Fedor Artiles (Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Volkswagen, Tesla) the flexible auto ownership platform lets you lease a vehicle for as long as you like. (more...)
United Nations votes 128-9 to reject USA decision on Jerusalem United Nations votes 128-9 to reject USA decision on Jerusalem
- December 27, 2017

The emergency session was called after Trump announced his decision earlier this month to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the move of the U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says that Trump's foreign policy team "has been empowered to explore various options" in the future about relations with those countries. (more...)
India Says Meeting Between Jadhav and Family Was 'Intimidiating', 'Lacked Credibility' India Says Meeting Between Jadhav and Family Was 'Intimidiating', 'Lacked Credibility'
- December 27, 2017

Congress spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi criticised the "flip- flop" and "inconsistent" policy of the BJP-led central government towards Pakistan which, he said, was creating an atmosphere of uncertainty and asked it to exert worldwide pressure on Pakistan to help secure an early release of Jadhav. (more...)
RHONY Star Luann de Lesseps Apologizes After Battery On A Police Officer RHONY Star Luann de Lesseps Apologizes After Battery On A Police Officer
- December 27, 2017

According to CNN , de Lesseps was arrested on "several charges including battery of an officer and disorderly intoxication, according to jail records from Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office". Born in CT, she earned the title of "Countess" when she Wednesday French Count Alexandre de Lesseps in 1993. De Lesseps, known as "The Countess" on the Bravo hit reality series, ended her seven-month marriage to businessman Tom D'Agostino Jr.in August. (more...)
Extreme cold warning issued for parts of northern Alberta Extreme cold warning issued for parts of northern Alberta
- December 27, 2017

But according to Environment Canada , the most extreme wind chills are expected near the Manitoba border, of -45 C or colder. The Weather Network is reminding the public to watch for cold related symptoms including shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes. (more...)

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