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Houston man rescued after 6 days in manhole Houston man rescued after 6 days in manhole
- October 18, 2017

A rescue team then set up a tripod and lowered firefighters into the manhole in a harness, bringing the victim up to safety around 3:15 a.m. Thanks to the rescuers, Jason Courtney is alive. Firefighters say the man seemed thin and apparently injured his ankle falling down the 10-foot hole, but he is expected to be okay. "That was his main complaint". (more...)
UK Intelligence Chief Says Terror Threat Is Worst Of Career UK Intelligence Chief Says Terror Threat Is Worst Of Career
- October 18, 2017

He said: "We've seen a dramatic up-shift in threat this year". Parker, on or hand, said that number of personnel working at MI5 was increased from 4,000 to 5,000 in line with increasing threats. Mr Parker said attacks could accelerate "from inception through planning to action in just a handful of days". "Many more will have been prevented by the early interventions we and the police make", Parker said. (more...)
Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HGH) Under Analyst Spotlight Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HGH) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 18, 2017

Perhaps, that suggests something about why 90.27% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Sun Life Financial INC boosted its position in Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.'s average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 1.1 percent during the past 12 months. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Hartford Financial, 1 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 3 recommend "Hold". (more...)
CSA, TSX outline expectations for issuers with United States marijuana activities
- October 18, 2017

Now, these markets are going to begin a deep dive of their existing issuers to ensure they, too, are compliant with U.S. federal law. Canada has a national, regulated medical marijuana industry and plans to legalise pot for recreational use by mid-2018. (more...)
Institutional Investors Lead Shift in World Acceptance Corp (NASDAQ:WRLD) Sentiment
- October 18, 2017

The hedge fund run by Charles Clough held 118,459 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $30.46 million, down from 122,420 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Credit Acceptance Corporation had a net margin of 35.13% and a return on equity of 32.24%. (NASDAQ:CACC) on Tuesday, August 1 to "Hold" rating. The rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, August 26. (more...)
George Soros transfers $18 bn to his foundation
- October 18, 2017

Soros declined the paper's request for an interview about the move. According to federal filings from 2014, the OSF holds assets totaling roughly $1.757 billion, with total annual revenues of just over $173 billion. He was also a vocal advocate for failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton , and is an avowed foe of President Donald Trump - and is thought to be a financier behind organized Antifa ("anti-fascist action") riots and the anti-Trump "resistance" movement. (more...)
'Paolo' intensifies into severe tropical storm 'Paolo' intensifies into severe tropical storm
- October 18, 2017

PAGASA said Paolo may intensify further into a typhoon within 24 to 36 hours. It is moving north northwest at a slightly faster 17 km/h from the previous 15 km/h. Tropical storm Paolo entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) at around 11 a.m. on Monday. Cloudy skies with rain showers and thunderstorms will be experienced over Metro Manila and Calabarzon, which is made up of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon. (more...)
Kenyan election official says process is flawed Kenyan election official says process is flawed
- October 18, 2017

On September 1, Supreme Court ordered IEBC to conduct fresh presidential election that is in accordance with the constitution within 60 days. A senior official from the Kenyan electoral commission has fled the country. "The problem we have is a political crisis and can not be solved by the IEBC alone", Akombe said in a statement announcing her resignation. She said the legal advice is skewed to fit partisan political interests. (more...)
Understanding the Latest Financial Performance of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES)
- October 18, 2017

Bridgewater Assoc L P has 19,503 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. It has underperformed by 31.25% the S&P500. Millennium Management Llc decreased Abb Ltd (ABB) stake by 39.3% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE: HES ) or 5,025 shares. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) was raised too. 04/28/2016 - Hess Corporation was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at UBS. (more...)
Skies turn red in 1066 Country Skies turn red in 1066 Country
- October 18, 2017

Many are taking to social media to share their pictures and comments on the phenomenon, including Lincolnshire's Red Arrows pilots. Why not send us your photos of the red sun over Somerset. At present, Ophelia is responsible for three deaths and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power , while planes are being forced into emergency landings as a result of sand being carried northward toward the United Kingdom from the Sahara. (more...)
Evacuation orders lifted for two Santa Rosa Neighborhoods Evacuation orders lifted for two Santa Rosa Neighborhoods
- October 18, 2017

The driver, who had been delivering water to the fire lines, crashed before dawn in Napa County on a roadway that climbs from vineyards into the mountains. "But our hearts are crushed for all the people who lost their homes". "Now we're just trying to figure out what the next steps are". Fire officials said they were optimistic about their progress after a weeklong battle with California's deadliest wildfires. (more...)
First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) Position Increased by Prudential PLC
- October 18, 2017

Calculated by dividing First Republic Bank's annual earnings by its total assets, investors will note a return on assets of 0.80%. Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 9 of analysts who cover FRC having a buy-equivalent rating. Looking at a public company's insider trading can give great insight into how the stock is performing. (more...)
McConnell says he expects Senate to approve FY 2018 budget by Friday
- October 18, 2017

That vote is likely to be close, but key GOP moderates such as Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have signaled support. But with Senator Thad Cochran of MS ill, their margin of error for the budget has shrunk to only one "no" vote. (more...)
Mandalay Bay hotel group releases statement regarding security guard's whereabouts Mandalay Bay hotel group releases statement regarding security guard's whereabouts
- October 18, 2017

Jesus Campos "wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing," MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong said in response to questions from The Associated Press about Campos' whereabouts. Fact-checking website Snopes has shot down some conspiracies that Campos is missing. There are also signs reading "No media on property" and "No trespassing" outside Campos's home. (more...)
Firefighter killed in Napa Co. water tender crash identified Firefighter killed in Napa Co. water tender crash identified
- October 18, 2017

A 38-year-old volunteer firefighter from Missouri was identified Tuesday as the driver killed when a water tender careened out of control and rolled over on the steep Oakville Grade, authorities said. While it's unclear what may have caused the crash, Shew said "fatigue is definitely a factor" with all the firefighters who have spent the last week working long shifts across Northern California. (more...)
Nice fall weather continues today Nice fall weather continues today
- October 18, 2017

This morning's scattered showers should be clearing out around 9, and then we can expect at least partly sunny conditions with a high near 62, according to the National Weather Service . Northwest winds 10-15 miles per hour. Winds this strong can bring down tree branches and make driving hard, especially for high profile vehicles. Sunday: Showers likely, possibly thunderstorms. (more...)
Mass Protest in Catalonia against Arrest of Secessionist Leaders Mass Protest in Catalonia against Arrest of Secessionist Leaders
- October 18, 2017

Spanish Justice Minister Rafael Catala said Sanchez and Cuixart, were jailed because they are suspected of committed crimes by interfering with a judge's orders. The incidents happened on September 20 and 21, when a crowd surrounded an office of the Generalitat (Catalonian government) to repudiate a search by the Spanish Civil Guard, related to the preparations for the referendum. (more...)
NK sends congratulatory message for China's party congress NK sends congratulatory message for China's party congress
- October 18, 2017

During the congress, the Communist Party is set to incorporate Xi's political philosophy, and may include his name in the party charter, elevating his political standing to the same level as that of former leaders Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. (more...)
Ireland struggles to restore water, power, communications after hurricane Ireland struggles to restore water, power, communications after hurricane
- October 18, 2017

There is a power outage at the Drim Water Treatment Plant which supplies water to Mountrath. The reservoir is now refilling following an earlier disruption due to a power outage at the plant. "The Irish Water Crisis management team will be maintained in place until these issues are fully addressed". A representative for the company said that they were concentrating all their efforts to restore power to affected customers today. (more...)
California becomes first state to require pet stores to sell rescues California becomes first state to require pet stores to sell rescues
- October 18, 2017

It means that from January 2019 pet stores that do not sell rescue animals will face a $500 fine. The new requirement is expected to help reduce the cost of operating animal shelters, which now costs about $250 million a year to house and kill dogs , cats and other animals. (more...)
Turkish police officers wounded in bombing Turkish police officers wounded in bombing
- October 18, 2017

The initial wounded toll was cited by the private NTV broadcaster, citing sources from the local governor's office. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the explosion. Turkey has experienced a string of recent terrorist attacks - including inside Istanbul, the country's commercial capital - over the years. Such attacks also organized the terrorists of the "Islamic state". (more...)
Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for' Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for'
- October 18, 2017

He should have not have said that". She is a mother to Johnson's surviving 2-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter. Their daughter stood next to her stoically. All I can do-all I can do is ask my generals. "I totally changed our military, I totally changed the attitudes of the military and they have done a fantastic job", Trump said. (more...)
Watsco, Inc. (WSO) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
- October 18, 2017

The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.29 on October 13, reaching $48.3. About 179,949 shares traded. Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) has risen 8.75% since October 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Howard Cap Mgmt owns 0% invested in MusclePharm Corp (OTCMKTS:MSLP) for 10,000 shares. Heritage Management Corp invested in 0.63% or 211,347 shares. 25,100 are owned by Asset Mgmt One. (more...)
Novartis AG (NVS) Receives Neutral Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co
- October 18, 2017

The stock of Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE: NVS ) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, June 16 by J P Morgan Chase Co. 01/03/2017 - Novartis AG was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at JP Morgan. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.23 EPS. Analysts predict that Novartis AG will post $4.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Takes Position in Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL)
- October 18, 2017

FMR LLC now owns 477,082 shares of the bank's stock valued at $18,062,000 after buying an additional 100,122 shares during the last quarter. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. Receive Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Banco Santander Chile (NYSE:BSAC) Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Banco Santander Chile (NYSE:BSAC)
- October 18, 2017

Finding continued success in the stock market may entail keeping the portfolio balanced, but also finding the courage to get in when necessary, or get out when needed. Typically, if the value heads above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. An RSI reading over 70 would be considered overbought, and a reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. (more...)
France plans instant fines for cat-calling women
- October 18, 2017

Schiappa is working with French President Emmanuel Macron , who on Monday told TF1 that harassment could be combated by creating " simpler verbalization procedure " so that " there is an immediate response " when it occurs, RTL reports. A group of five MPs have been tasked with legally defining so-called street harassment and deciding on suitable punishments after a national survey showed nearly all French women asked had been harassed on public transport or in the street. (more...)
RTO tells mayor to drop red beacon from his vehicle RTO tells mayor to drop red beacon from his vehicle
- October 18, 2017

RTO took action after noting news reports in HT that highlighted this illegal use of red beacons by the first citizen of Mumbai . According to the notification of the ministry of road transport and highways on May 1, 2017, the list mentions those eligible to use the red beacon which does not include the Mumbai mayor. (more...)
Most Indians wouldn't mind being ruled by a dictator Most Indians wouldn't mind being ruled by a dictator
- October 18, 2017

More than four-fifths of Indian citizens trust the government, but, interestingly, the majority also support military rule and autocracy, a new survey by the Pew Research Center said on Monday. However, people aged 50 and above do not support the idea of a military junta as they are the immediate descendants of those who fought for freedom and democracy of the country. (more...)
Sitharaman demands answers from Congress on Vadra-Bhandari alleged dealings Sitharaman demands answers from Congress on Vadra-Bhandari alleged dealings
- October 18, 2017

Sitharaman raised the issue of Vadra's London flat at 12, Ellerton House, Bryanton Square, which is said to be refurbished by Bhandari in 2016. "Some emails also suggested that Vadra and Bhandari used to operate a firm between 2009 and 2014", Rupani said. (more...)

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