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Silicon Laboratories (SLAB) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
- January 10, 2018

Century has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Silicon Laboratories Inc . The stock decreased 1.43% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $4.83. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 64,767 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,728,641.15. First Interstate Retail Bank, a Montana-based fund reported 230 shares. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn accused of fostering hate as Esther McVey faces renewed abuse Jeremy Corbyn accused of fostering hate as Esther McVey faces renewed abuse
- January 10, 2018

It prompted one Labour MP to claim her speech was the "nastiest" he'd heard in 43 years. She also attracted controversy in 2014 when she said there was "no robust evidence" linking food bank use to her government's welfare reforms. Linda Burnip, co-founder of Disable People Against Cuts ( DPAC ), accused the minister of "stripping disabled people of their rights". Twitter user Red Forever, who claims to be a Labour member, branded Ms McVey a "murderess" and said she was "back to ... (more...)
Ridley brothers exchange jerseys in touching moment after Alabama beat Georgia Ridley brothers exchange jerseys in touching moment after Alabama beat Georgia
- January 10, 2018

Ridley drew praise from his fellow receivers, who said they weren't at all surprised with the way he played against the Crimson Tide, which came into the game leading the nation in scoring defense (11.1 points per game), total defense (252.4 yards per game) and had given up the fewest plays of 20 yards or more this season (37). (more...)
Feds object to judge's immigration ruling Feds object to judge's immigration ruling
- January 10, 2018

President Donald Trump says the USA court system is - in his words - "broken and unfair". Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue. (more...)
Analysts' Views: Pacific Biosciences (PACB)
- January 10, 2018

The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $6.8 while the most conventional has $3.8 target price. The biotechnology company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.01. (more...)
Consensus Estimates and Trading Data for Campbell Soup Company (CPB)
- January 10, 2018

The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.97 by ($0.05). Bridgewater Associates Lp who had been investing in Campbell Soup Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.06 billion market cap company. (more...)
Obama Foundation officials release revised design plans for museum, library Obama Foundation officials release revised design plans for museum, library
- January 10, 2018

At least one of the groups that had opposed the garage's original location, Save the Midway , was invited to a December 20th meeting at the Obama Foundation's headquarters where potential changes to the garage were discussed, according to a story by the Chicago Sun-Times. (more...)
PDP Blasts APC Over Abia Rally PDP Blasts APC Over Abia Rally
- January 10, 2018

President is non-negotiable". Okorocha who made the revelation while speaking at the APC mega rally Tuesday at Umuahia Township Stadium, boasted that APC would win landslide even in opposition strongholds in 2019 as so numerous Governors had secretly started working for APC waiting for the opportune time to make formal declaration. (more...)
6 killed in Madagascar cyclone as thousands displaced 6 killed in Madagascar cyclone as thousands displaced
- January 10, 2018

The National Office of Risks and Disasters Management (BNGRC) said in its provisional report that 22 people are still missing, while 17,170 have been displaced. Several homes were without power and roads cut off by felled trees. But Georges Geeraerts , the president of the Group of the Vanilla exporters, said the cyclone Ava had not touched vanilla-producing areas and there had been "no impact" on production. (more...)
Myanmar military admits mass murder of Rohingya Myanmar military admits mass murder of Rohingya
- January 10, 2018

The army described the 10 Rohingya Muslims found in the mass grave as "Bengali terrorists". More than 650,000 Rohingya have fled into neighbouring Bangladesh since violence erupted last August, with awful stories of mass murder, rape and torture. (more...)
First official Cyberpunk tweet in over 4 years posted First official Cyberpunk tweet in over 4 years posted
- January 10, 2018

CD Projekt Red made it clear that while they had plans to work on Cyberpunk 2077 in the future, their main focus was going to be finishing off the Witcher 3 DLC packs before even starting work on the new project. "This much is expected from the talented studio, but the new universe brings with it some new twists in their game design". Cyberpunk 2077 was originally announced in 2012, but was seemingly put on the backburner for a few years while the developer finished up and released ... (more...)
Update on water rescue at Lake Wakatipu Update on water rescue at Lake Wakatipu
- January 10, 2018

It says the circumstances as reported are that, during a commercial tandem skydive, where the passenger is attached to an instructor, there was a possible malfunction of the parachute. The boats searched an area about 1.5km from the shore and battled against increasingly windy conditions. We have now ascertained that this was a tandem jump involving two males. (more...)
Parineeti Chopra roped in for Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari Parineeti Chopra roped in for Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari
- January 10, 2018

Now, she has bagged another big project. Filmmaker Karan Johar's ambitious production Kesari finally has a female lead. Meanwhile Parineeti Chopra is shooting for SANDEEP AUR PINKY FARAAR with Arjun Kapoor . On a related note, Akshay is gearing up for the release of Padman . Read Also: Akshay Kumar reunites with Salman Khan on Bigg Boss finaleKesari is based on the Battle of Sargarhi, which took place in 1897 between British Indian Army and Afghan Orakzai tribesmen in ... (more...)
White House says federal judge's DACA ruling 'outrageous' White House says federal judge's DACA ruling 'outrageous'
- January 10, 2018

Alsup also indicated the plaintiffs' lawyers have a good chance of winning in a trial. A White House spokeswoman says a judge's ruling against the Trump administration involving a program that protects young immigrants is "outrageous". Last fall, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said former President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he created it in 2012. Trump, in a tweet Wednesday morning, said the ruling "shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when ... (more...)
What Harmed US Diplomats In Cuba? The Mystery Continues What Harmed US Diplomats In Cuba? The Mystery Continues
- January 10, 2018

Director General of the United States Department of the Ministry of Foreign Relations (Minrex), Josefina Vidal, stressed that such allegations are unacceptable for the Cuban Government, adding Palmieri's statements on tuesday's hearing at the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate have no basis at all. (more...)
Syrian Military Says Repel Israeli Missile Attacks near Damascus Syrian Military Says Repel Israeli Missile Attacks near Damascus
- January 10, 2018

The military said the Syrian air defense shot down one missile and the rest fell on one of the Syrian military sites, causing material damage. Israel has carried out one of its most substantial attacks on Syria in weeks, with a pre-dawn flurry of airstrikes against an army base and weapons depot outside of the capital city of Damascus . (more...)
Stunner! No. 1 Michigan State crushed by Ohio State Stunner! No. 1 Michigan State crushed by Ohio State
- January 10, 2018

Those two carried the team as no other MI player had a double-double. There was no thinking that we were better than we are. Dantonio has led Michigan State to Top 25 finishes in seven of his 11 seasons (2008: No. Dantonio won his 100th game as head coach at Michigan State with the victory in the Holiday Bowl and is one of just eight active FBS coaches to own at least 100 victories at his current school. (more...)
Iranian new anti-narcotics law saved thousands of convicts from death penalty Iranian new anti-narcotics law saved thousands of convicts from death penalty
- January 10, 2018

Iran is in the grip of a awful drug abuse problem , mainly driven by easy access to cheap and plentiful narcotics, especially opium, coming over the border from Afghanistan . The Iranian judiciary has abolished capital punishment for certain drug offences, Iranian news agency Mizanonline reported on Tuesday (9 January). Saleh Nikbakht, an Iranian human rights lawyer, said that by making the new law retroactive, Iranian authorities could spare the lives of thousands. (more...)
Ethiopia bans foreigners adopting children Ethiopia bans foreigners adopting children
- January 10, 2018

The issue of adopting children from Ethiopia has been controversial, particularly after a 13-year-old girl died mysteriously in the USA in 2013 and her adopted parents were subsequently convicted. Some other countries have also set up more stringent rules for the worldwide adoption process. Denmark also outlawed all adoptions from Ethiopia in 2016 . (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn 'empty chaired' at talks to stop hard Brexit Jeremy Corbyn 'empty chaired' at talks to stop hard Brexit
- January 10, 2018

But Corbyn stressed that this was not an option, as he addressed the reasons why he would not attend a single market summit convened by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader Ian Blackford. "Analysis from the Bank of England, Fraser of Allander Institute, the London School of Economics and many others, have revealed the devastating extent of a hard Brexit or "no deal" scenario for Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland". (more...)
AirAsia indicates interest in floating IPO of India operations AirAsia indicates interest in floating IPO of India operations
- January 10, 2018

AirAsia India, a tie-up between Asia's biggest low-priced airline and India's Tata Sons conglomerate, made revenue of 6 billion rupees (RM377.98 million) in 2016 and expects revenue to double to 12 billion rupees in 2017. Currently, three Indian carriers are listed on the bourses. "AirAsia in the process of appointing a banker to find a partner for our profitable and successful shared services centre". (more...)
Murdoch's Fox looking to buy 10 Sinclair TV stations, report says Murdoch's Fox looking to buy 10 Sinclair TV stations, report says
- January 10, 2018

After announcing a deal to sell about half its TV and entertainment assets to Walt Disney, a report now says 21st Century Fox is mulling a deal to buy more TV stations. Currently, Sinclair has 193 stations in 89 markets, covering almost 40% of the country. Fox's move comes less than a month after it made a decision to sell its film, television and global businesses to Walt Disney Co for $52.4 billion in stock. (more...)
US case against banker is 'political coup attempt,' says Turkey's Erdogan US case against banker is 'political coup attempt,' says Turkey's Erdogan
- January 10, 2018

He made the statement during a parliamentary address to his ruling AK Party, according to Reuters. One key USA government witness said Erdogan himself aided the scheme, though Erdogan has dismissed the accusation and was not charged by US prosecutors. (more...)
Kvyat handed Ferrari development driver role Kvyat handed Ferrari development driver role
- January 10, 2018

Sebastian Vettel and Daniil Kvyat will have the chance to put their differences behind them after it was announced the Russian will join Ferrari as a development driver. With no available drives on the 2018 Formula 1 grid, with Williams poised to recruit Sergey Sirotkin, Kvyat has netted a development role with Ferrari, which is likely to involve extensive simulator work, demonstration runs, and potential test outings. (more...)
Crews Battling Electrical Fire Atop Trump Tower Crews Battling Electrical Fire Atop Trump Tower
- January 10, 2018

Trump Tower was also the setting for Trump's reality TV show, "The Apprentice", and the headquarters of his presidential campaign. The fire was in a rooftop heating and cooling unit, the fire department told ABC News . Trump Tower has two roofs, one housing mechanical equipment and a higher roof that covers the equipment. The president was at the White House when fire engines with flashing emergency lights clogged the streets around his Fifth Avenue luxury building during the morning ... (more...)

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