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Iran's top diplomat: Trump has 'odd way' of showing respect for Iranians Iran's top diplomat: Trump has 'odd way' of showing respect for Iranians
- January 06, 2018

Senior Iranian officials have denounced U.S. officials' support for recent gatherings in Iran with President Rouhani saying recently that Trump has no right to sympathize with the people of Iran. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the demonstrations are a domestic matter, not an worldwide security issue warranting the attention of the UN's most powerful body. (more...)
Macron takes on 'fake news' with plans to change France's media laws Macron takes on 'fake news' with plans to change France's media laws
- January 06, 2018

While Theresa May has warned social media giants to shape up or face fines , France, Germany and Ireland are instituting new laws to target fake news. Since becoming president he has also accused one Russian Federation channel of sowing disinformation about him via its website. "When fake news are spread, it will be possible to go to a judge (...) and if appropriate have content taken down, user accounts deleted and ultimately websites blocked", Macron said. (more...)
Major Snowstorm Brings Blizzards To Northeast US Major Snowstorm Brings Blizzards To Northeast US
- January 06, 2018

After dumping rare snowfall on parts of the southeastern coast, a powerful winter storm is set to hammer the Northeast with up to 12 inches of snow and strong winds . Other regions are also seeing "thundersnow", and seawall damage has been reported south of Boston. Bone-chilling cold, intense snow would usher in another round of minus zero temperatures to New York City and Philadelphia would dip up to minus 22 degrees Celsius. (more...)
Martin Luther King III to speak at K Martin Luther King III to speak at K
- January 06, 2018

The event will take place January 15 at 7 p.m.in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel on the AU campus and Dr. Brooks' presentation, "Lessons from King's Riverside Speech", will discuss the speech Dr. "We're able to work together to improve our neighborhoods". In partnership with the Helis Foundation, the museum is offering free admission from 10 a.m. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning for Thursday Winter Storm Warning for Thursday
- January 06, 2018

Shelters were open as officials anxious about power outages leaving people without any heat. Almost 500 members of the National Guard were activated along the east coast to assist with emergency response, including 200 in NY state. And in Virginia, 44,000 people were left without power on Thursday morning because of the storm. Mark Schoenenberger, 45, a NASA engineer who lives in Norfolk, Virginia, put on his cross country skis so he could make a half hour trip to the bagel shop for some ... (more...)
Soaring number of NHS hospital trusts declare 'black alert' Soaring number of NHS hospital trusts declare 'black alert'
- January 06, 2018

While bed occupancy rates climbed as high as 93.5 percent on New Year's Eve, up from 86.7 percent on Christmas Day, with an average of 91.7 percent across the week. Jeremy Hunt yesterday acknowledged the health service needed "substantially more resources" in the future. She added that the winter pressures facing the NHS had been "planned for better than ever before". (more...)
Meryl Streep responds to Harvey Weinstein criticism Meryl Streep responds to Harvey Weinstein criticism
- January 06, 2018

Kramer ". In 1979, the year of the film's release, Streep told Time magazine Hoffman had grabbed her breast when they first met. I want to hear from her. "Stuff that I was feeling toward the wife that I was divorcing in real life". Why should we focus on her looking the other way at one sexual predator's abuse when we could focus on a more prominent woman looking the other way at someone else's? "Nobody comes on to me [now]", she said. (more...)
Any deal on DACA must include additional border security, immigration reforms Any deal on DACA must include additional border security, immigration reforms
- January 06, 2018

If approved by Congress, the DREAM Act would allow immigrants who were brought here to the U.S.as children, known as "Dreamers", to stay in the country to work and go to school. Democrats have signaled they could support a DACA deal that contains more funding for border security, but they've shown no inclination to fund Trump's proposed wall. (more...)
Carnival (NYSE:CCL) Receives "Buy" Rating from SunTrust Banks
- January 06, 2018

The company holds a market cap of 47.91B with a P/E of 18.61 indicating whether its share price properly reflects its performance. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.90, for a total value of $334,500.00. The company's revenue was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) had an increase of 13.53% in short interest. (more...)
India, Indonesia call upon countries to stop state sponsorship of terrorism India, Indonesia call upon countries to stop state sponsorship of terrorism
- January 06, 2018

While unequivocally condemning terrorism in all its forms, India and Indonesia on Friday called upon all countries to stop providing state sponsorship of terrorism and prevent their territories being used for establishing terrorist safe havens. (more...)
CAF explains why Referee of the Year Award was scrapped CAF explains why Referee of the Year Award was scrapped
- January 06, 2018

He expressed delight at CAF's decision to hold this year's awards in Ghana and pledged his support to the Continent's football controlling body and its executives to succeed in their vision for the development of the game. If you want to go up, don't stay down. " The referees already have their own awards by being recognised for high profile games ", said, Ahmad. The committee believes that by giving referees awards, it may lead to some corruption at a later stage. (more...)
PM Modi to spell out roadmap to develop 115 backward districts PM Modi to spell out roadmap to develop 115 backward districts
- January 06, 2018

A handshake between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his predecessor Manmohan Singh, who had been involved in a spat recently, marked the end of the winter session in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. The Prime Minister added that regional imbalances should not be allowed to increase indefinitely. "On April 14, we celebrate the jayanti of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar". (more...)
Son allegedly murders mother, throws her off the terrace in Rajkot Son allegedly murders mother, throws her off the terrace in Rajkot
- January 06, 2018

After treatment at hospital, she had returned to home where she was living with her son and daughter-in-law. Later, one of the guards is seen rushing to the door and informing Sandeep about his mother, as per the video. Footage collected from CCTV cameras installed outside the professor's flat show him coercing his mother, who was barely able to walk, to take the steps to the terrace. (more...)
Champions they may be, but Chelsea are still up for the cup! Champions they may be, but Chelsea are still up for the cup!
- January 06, 2018

Chelsea won't want a replay with their already busy schedule, so the Blues will likely look for a quick and easy win. "My idea is to continue like in the past because I trust and believe in my players but, for sure, we want to try to go through to the next round". (more...)
Budget session to begin on January 29; presentation on Feb 1 Budget session to begin on January 29; presentation on Feb 1
- January 06, 2018

The government now presents a common budget, with allocations for the railways included within the Union Budget itself. After a recess, Parliament will meet again from 5 March to 6 April, Kumar said, soon after the end of the Winter Session. (more...)
What Can We Expect After Transocean (NYSE:RIG)'s Upgrade By Jefferies?
- January 06, 2018

Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. As per Thursday, February 9, the company rating was initiated by R. F. Lafferty. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 28 by Vetr. The institutional investor held 10.74 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $115.59 million, up from 9.74 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
13th person dies one week after Bronx apartment fire 13th person dies one week after Bronx apartment fire
- January 06, 2018

CNN is working to determine the exact nature of their relationship. According to an FDNY release Friday, statistics for 2017 show there were 73 civilian fire deaths compared to 48 in the previous year - the fewest in 100 years of accurate statistics. (more...)
Short Term Outlook For H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)
- January 06, 2018

BTIG Research maintained H&R Block, Inc. This in turn is likely to damage the brand name and credibility, resulting in loss of business. H&R Block ( HRB ) has a 14-day ATR of 0.73. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.67) EPS. analysts forecast that H & R Block Inc will post 1.95 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Cyborg could face fellow champ Nunes Cyborg could face fellow champ Nunes
- January 06, 2018

Anderson was originally scheduled to take on Cyborg in July 2017, but was forced to withdraw for personal reasons. It's almost been a full year since the UFC opened up the division, but there are not enough fighters for official rankings. (more...)
Jammu & Kashmir: 4 policemen killed in IED blast at Sopore in Baramulla Jammu & Kashmir: 4 policemen killed in IED blast at Sopore in Baramulla
- January 06, 2018

While three policemen died on the spot, the fourth, who was seriously injured in the blast, succumbed to the injuries later. The blast has killed at least four policemen and has injured several others. The policemen were from the 3rd Battalion of Indian Reserve Police. "My deepest condolences to their families", she tweeted. There was heavy deployment of police and paramilitary forces in the town at the time of the incident, to maintain normalcy and prevent any protests. (more...)
Serial killer who murdered partners jailed for 26 years Serial killer who murdered partners jailed for 26 years
- January 06, 2018

Hours later he threw himself in front of a train at Cheshunt station in Hertfordshire, where he lost a right arm and left hand and was left wheelchair bound. Mitigating for Johnson, Annette Henry QC said her client was likely to die behind bars. Mr Heywood said: 'She did nothing whatsoever to bring any violence in her direction: she had gone to his home to help him with an appointment he had that day. (more...)
More students found cheating in GCSE and A-level exams More students found cheating in GCSE and A-level exams
- January 06, 2018

The number of teachers penalised for malpractice in GCSEs and A levels more than doubled a year ago, figures from Ofqual , the exams regulator, show. Plagiarism was the other major category, accounting for 17% of cases, with the majority in computing. The most common penalty handed out to students was a loss of marks while teaching staff were hit with a written warning. (more...)
Banco Santander (SAN) Given a €7.00 Price Target by JPMorgan Chase & Co Banco Santander (SAN) Given a €7.00 Price Target by JPMorgan Chase & Co
- January 06, 2018

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Banco Santander, by 0.6% in the second quarter. This represents a $0.23 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.17%. Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. (more...)
Micron Technology (MU) Trading Up 6.2% Micron Technology (MU) Trading Up 6.2%
- January 06, 2018

About 52.23M shares traded or 35.01% up from the average. Micron Technology, Inc . (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. The Texas-based Highland Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.45% in Micron Technology , Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). First Republic Inv Mgmt owns 11,960 shares. (more...)
Police searching for two missing girls after mother's 'suspicious' death Police searching for two missing girls after mother's 'suspicious' death
- January 06, 2018

Banks said the two girls, 7-year-old Lulu Bandera-Margret and 14-year-old Lili Griffith, were found unharmed. "Both are associated with a person of interest in the suspicious death investigation", Round Rock police said in a statement. "Our focus is going to be searching for the three of them in Colorado", said Banks. "As a patient care technician at the hospital, Tonya spent her days caring for patients, and we will carry on her legacy by doing what she loved - caring for our community". (more...)

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