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NBA Admits Refs Missed Fouls in Cavs and Warriors Christmas Game NBA Admits Refs Missed Fouls in Cavs and Warriors Christmas Game
- December 29, 2017

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr argues a foul call with official Tony Brown in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets in Houston, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. What about the call that was missed in the third quarter? But he laid out some deep-seated frustration over how the game is officiated, particularly how calls are made, or not made, when he's involved. (more...)
Analysts See $2.74 EPS for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)
- December 29, 2017

About shares traded. AG&E Holdings Inc. Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES) has risen 10.32% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.17% the S&P500. Ativo Ltd has invested 0.44% in Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA). State Treasurer State of MI now owns 176,489 shares of the aerospace company's stock worth $37,760,000 after buying an additional 13,300 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish journos Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish journos
- December 29, 2017

Malaysian journalist Mok Choy Lin exits a police vehicle as she arrives at court in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on December 28, 2017. Foreign and local journalists jailed for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament were released Friday after spending two months in prison, in a case that spiked alarm over an increasingly unsafe climate for reporters in the country. (more...)
Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion
- December 29, 2017

Before facing the Norwegian Carlsen, the Indian drew his match against Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev and he is now among the joint leaders. Earlier in the tournament, he won against the old rival Magnus Carlsen of Norway. In 2010, Anand defended his title in the World Chess Championship against Veselin Topalov and in 2012 he set win against Boris Gelfand. On Wednesday Anand had beaten Norwegian prodigy and reigning classical World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in a Round 9 clash and ended the ... (more...)
Suspect drives off pier while running from police Suspect drives off pier while running from police
- December 29, 2017

JD Moreland captured the freakish chase on video. According to Clatsop County Sheriff records, he has been charged with six counts, including attempt to elude, criminal trespass, escape, interfering with an officer, offensive littering and reckless driving. (more...)
Israeli tanks, aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack Israeli tanks, aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack
- December 29, 2017

No victims were reported. No casualties were reported. Rocket fire from Gaza rose following US President Donald Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital . The rocket attack interrupted a ceremony in honor of the birthday of Israeli soldier Oren Shaul, notoriously captured and slain by Hamas in 2014. The Israeli army said there were "very small clashes" in a number of sites. (more...)
Status Yellow wind warning for Kilkenny due to Storm Dylan Status Yellow wind warning for Kilkenny due to Storm Dylan
- December 29, 2017

The Met Office has issued a yellow status weather warning of wind for Northern Ireland. . Its expected track is northeastwards through Donegal Bay and up along the north-Ulster coast. However, it only remain valid until 1pm today. Southwest winds from Storm Dylan will reach mean speeds of 50-65km/h with gusts up to 100km/h on Saturday night/early Sunday morning. (more...)
South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship over North Korea oil transfer South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship over North Korea oil transfer
- December 29, 2017

The U.S.is now lobbying for the Lighthouse Winmore to be blacklisted by the U.N. Security Council for circumventing sanctions slapped on North Korea for its nuclear and missile programs, documents obtained by the Reuters news agency show. (more...)
Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days
- December 29, 2017

Bitter cold temperatures are here to stay for a while, with wind chills expected to be well below zero today. Detroit tied the daily record low for December 27 when it hit minus-20 degree (minus-4F) on Wednesday. High temperatures may not exceed minus-23 degrees (minus-10F) on Saturday, which would threaten some records. As evidence, the NWS has issued a winter weather advisory from noon Friday until midnight for portions of Central Illinois, mainly along and north of Interstate 74 and ... (more...)
Cong MLA slaps constable, gets back slap Cong MLA slaps constable, gets back slap
- December 29, 2017

Meanwhile, the Gandhi scion Rahul Gandhi is in Shimla to review Congress party's performance in the recently-held Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections. No one has a right to raise hand against someone, at least not the Congress culture. However, the woman constable has filed a complaint against the Congress legislator. (more...)
BJP attacking country's Constitution, using lies for political benefits: Rahul BJP attacking country's Constitution, using lies for political benefits: Rahul
- December 29, 2017

In his statement Jaitley had clarified Prime Minister Narendra Modi's position vis-à-vis his "conspiring with Pakistan" comments made during Gujarat campaign against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. We might suffer but we will not give up. After the ceremony, the Congress president also distributed candies among children at the headquarters. Hegde, the Union minister of state for skill development, reportedly said at a function in Karnataka that people should identify themselves with ... (more...)
Saad Rafique's remarks on civil-military administration unwarranted: DG ISPR Saad Rafique's remarks on civil-military administration unwarranted: DG ISPR
- December 29, 2017

He pointed out that another allegation was inaction against the Haqqanis that might have been relevant to the period before Zarb-e-Azb. "I want to tell you through the media that the fearless young Kashmiris are good enough for you whom you can not suppress during the last 70 years, as the just struggle for right to self-determination has gone into their DNA", he said. (more...)
10 killed in terror attack on Egypt church
- December 29, 2017

Egypt's Christian minority has been targeted in several attacks in recent years, including the bombing of two churches in the north of the country on Palm Sunday in April. Police later cordoned off the crime scene as onlookers crowded around the church, while a forensics team combed the area. It is not yet clear who carried out the attack. (more...)
Israel Has 4 Members Of The Tamimi Family Under Arrest, Including Ahed Israel Has 4 Members Of The Tamimi Family Under Arrest, Including Ahed
- December 29, 2017

The footage shows Nour and Ahd approaching two Israeli soldiers before shoving, kicking and slapping them while filming on mobile phones. Ahed, the primary suspect of the case, has been accused of "assaulting a soldier, harming the security of the area, incitement, and other felonies", according to court documents . (more...)
Baby among 12 dead in 'historic' NY apartment fire Baby among 12 dead in 'historic' NY apartment fire
- December 29, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the dead include a child around a year old, while four more people are fighting for their lives. Mr Nigro added: "We may lose others as well". "I heard a woman yelling, 'We're trapped, help!'" "Based on the information we have now, this will rank as one as the worst losses of life to a fire in many, many years". (more...)
Russia Probe 'Makes the Country Look Very Bad' Russia Probe 'Makes the Country Look Very Bad'
- December 29, 2017

Mueller's team is trying to determine if members of the Trump campaign and Republican National Committee, who worked together on the digital arm of Trump's campaign, provided assistance to Russian trolls attempting to influence voters. "He hinted that his patience may soon end, however, signaling his frustration with the reported oil shipments" to Pyongyang by Beijing, the Times said. (more...)
S Africa's Top Court Says Parliament Failed To Hold Zuma Accountable S Africa's Top Court Says Parliament Failed To Hold Zuma Accountable
- December 29, 2017

Since then‚ it is argued‚ nothing has been done by the speaker of the National Assembly to initiate steps to hold Zuma to account‚ which has resulted in a court battle in front of the justices of the Constitutional Court. Zuma has survived opposition efforts to oust him in a vote in parliament, where the ruling African National Congress has a majority. If he is not recalled by his party or impeached, he will continue to serve as the country's president until mid-2019 when his second ... (more...)
How Are PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) EPS Outlook Changing For 43160?
- December 29, 2017

The company has a market capitalization of $9,810.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.53, a P/E/G ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.20. It has ranged in price between $33.32-$33.89 after having started the session at $33.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.77. (more...)
Trump says China-North Korea oil sale will prevent nuclear solution Trump says China-North Korea oil sale will prevent nuclear solution
- December 29, 2017

The UN Security Council last week unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea for a recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to further limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil. An official of the US State Department said the US government was aware of vessels engaged in such activity involving refined petroleum and coal. At that time, the USA also blacklisted four Chinese-based companies and one Chinese individual said to have deep commercial ties ... (more...)
9-year-old stops would-be truck thief on Christmas morning 9-year-old stops would-be truck thief on Christmas morning
- December 29, 2017

Police in IN say that when suspect Ollie Dunn got into a Dodge Ram he was trying to steal, the boy confronted him with a pellet gun. "As soon as he opened the door, I got scared", Larry told WTHR-TV. "At this point, we were doing about 70 miles per hour". Young Larimore described the erratic movements of the TrailBlazer, saying, "It was doing donuts, zig zags, nearly flipped". (more...)
Someone sent gift-wrapped horse manure to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Someone sent gift-wrapped horse manure to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin
- December 29, 2017

In a photo of the card Strong posted on Twitter , he wrote "Misters Mnuchin & Trump, We're returning the "gift" of the Christmas tax bill" and signed it "Warmest wishes, The American people". Mnuchin was not in Los Angeles at the time of the incident, according to a law enforcement source. He also said he dropped off the box of manure in person because of legal limits on mailing waste materials. (more...)
Sister of Sydney actress dies in hospital after Boxing Day crash
- December 29, 2017

Jessica Falkholt played Hope Morrison in Home and Away for 16 episodes. Families of her colleagues have been notified of Annabelle's death, 9NEWS understands. His son, Shane Whitall, took to Facebook about 12 hours after the crash to post a tribute to his father. At the time of the crash, he was driving with P-plates having only recently got his licence back. (more...)
North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies
- December 29, 2017

The South's unification ministry was responding to the findings of a panel which contradicted claims of money being transferred by North Korea as it pursues its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of United Nations sanctions. However, a presidential official told the ministry that Park's orders could not be altered. The former government dismissed the allegations. Under the South Korean constitution's Article 82, the president is required to execute acts through written documents ... (more...)
US, Israel sign secret pact to tackle Iran US, Israel sign secret pact to tackle Iran
- December 29, 2017

The United States and Israel are working hand in hand to counter risky Iranian activity in the Middle East. In November, an Israeli official said that under a deal hammered out between the U.S., Russia , and Jordan, militias associated with Iran would be allowed to maintain positions as little as 3.1-4.3 miles from the border in some areas, much less than Israel had requested. (more...)
Prepaying Property Taxes Likely Won't Help Texans Save Money Prepaying Property Taxes Likely Won't Help Texans Save Money
- December 29, 2017

President Trump signed the law Friday. The new federal law will cap deductions at $10,000 for all combined state and local taxes, including both income and property taxes. "If you're still making your tax payment for 2018 when the standard deduction goes up, you're essentially not going to get any benefit for making that payment", Miller said. (more...)

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