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United States to resume refugee admissions
- October 25, 2017

Trump initially called for a complete ban of Muslims entering the country during the campaign, a topic frequently cited by critics of the ban, which focused on individuals traveling from key high-risk countries and refugees. District Judge Derrick Watson made the same decision last week. He quickly issued the temporary bans on refugees and travelers from some Middle Eastern and African countries that were challenged in court. (more...)
Crossing the street while doing this is now illegal in Honolulu Crossing the street while doing this is now illegal in Honolulu
- October 25, 2017

Brandon Elefante, the City Council member who proposed the bill, said per The New York Times , that the legislation was a milestone that set the bar high for safety. Not all of them were linked to smartphone use, but it was believed to be a major reason as it's a source of mental and visual distraction for both walkers and drivers. (more...)
Lawmakers say they could vote on budget Wednesday; document still being written
- October 25, 2017

Legislative leaders in Hartford announced early Tuesday morning that they had reached a deal on a two-year, $40 billion budget plan - although most of its details, and Gov. "I can tell you from my personal experience that the last $100 million of a budget are the hardest, " Malloy said. Lawmakers will be back at the state capitol at 10 a.m. (more...)
Clinton campaign, Dems helped fund research for Trump dossier Clinton campaign, Dems helped fund research for Trump dossier
- October 25, 2017

Fusion GPS hired dossier author Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence officer with ties to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US intelligence community. The article reports that Simpson left journalism after almost "14 years doing political and financial investigations" at the Journal and, in 2011, "along with two other former Journal reporters, launched Fusion GPS, in Washington, D.C". (more...)
Kuwait Emir says Kuwaiti mediation is to protect Gulf House
- October 25, 2017

The (P) GCC is a political and economic alliance of countries in the Arabian Peninsula, namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Kuwait Emir stressed that GCC is a promising glimmer of hope in the darkness of Arab action and a model to be followed in cooperation. "History and the future generations of Arabs will not forget those who contributed to the escalation of the conflict and caused the destruction of the [Persian] Gulf", Sheikh Sabah cautioned. (more...)
TDOC checks in on sex offenders ahead of, and during, Halloween TDOC checks in on sex offenders ahead of, and during, Halloween
- October 25, 2017

In 2016, there were approximately 861,837 registered sex offenders in the United States. While Level One offenders aren't included in the map, Level Two and Three are. Of the offenders who were never classified, 143 were convicted of rape, 129 were convicted of rape of a child with force and 177 were convicted of indecent assault and battery on a child. (more...)
MONRO INC (NASDAQ:MNRO) Sees Price Swing - Unchanged by 0.00%
- October 25, 2017

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MNRO. The stock's 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $1.9. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.57 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (more...)
Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally
- October 25, 2017

Sobchak, who is the daughter of Putin's late mentor, former Saint Petersburg mayor Anatoly Sobchak, is seeking to promote herself as the choice for Russians who are "against all" candidates. But Sobchak gave her word to support Navalny if he is allowed into the race, despite a criminal record in a case his supporters say is politically motivated. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick signs $1M book deal Colin Kaepernick signs $1M book deal
- October 25, 2017

He's being represented by WME agent Carlos Fleming. The quarterback launched a movement a year ago when he began taking a knee during the playing of the "Star-Spangled Banner" at NFL football games to protest the systemic oppression of people of color in the United States, with a particular emphasis on police brutality. (more...)
Supreme Court Dismisses Hawaii's Challenge to Trump's Travel Ban Supreme Court Dismisses Hawaii's Challenge to Trump's Travel Ban
- October 25, 2017

Administration officials would not identify the 11 countries, but they say refugee cases from those nations will be judged on a case-by-case basis. Most refugee applicants from those countries will be subject to a temporary delay in the processing of their applications, according to a memo obtained by Reuters . (more...)
CAI International, Inc. (CAI) Given Buy Rating at SunTrust Banks, Inc
- October 25, 2017

SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a buy rating and issued a $40.00 target price on shares of CAI International in a report on Friday. Among 6 analysts covering CAI International (NYSE:CAI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. The stock of CAI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. Businesswire.com's article titled: "CAI International, Inc". (more...)
Park Service floats increase in entrance fees at 17 sites
- October 25, 2017

Deferred maintenance at Glacier National Park totals more than $148 million. Rocky Mountain National Park isn't alone. One thing will remain the same: the annual America the lovely pass, which provides entrance to all national parks and federal recreation lands for a year, will stay at $80. (more...)
2 babies die from malnutrition in Ghouta, Syria 2 babies die from malnutrition in Ghouta, Syria
- October 25, 2017

The area has been under siege by President Bashar al-Assad's force since 2013, causing food and medical shortages and skyrocketing prices for what is produced locally or smuggled in. Medics at hospitals and health clinics in Eastern Ghouta say they examine dozens of malnourished children a day - and the number is on the rise. "Children suffering from acute malnutrition of a heavy form have a very low weight compared to their height and show severe muscle weakness". (more...)
University Of Akron Student Pleads Guilty To Killing Roommate University Of Akron Student Pleads Guilty To Killing Roommate
- October 25, 2017

Scheid stabbed Unternaher at their apartment, according to reports. On Monday, Kendal Scheid , 23, of Grant Street in Akron, pleaded guilty in connection with the death of his roommate, Duncan Unternaher. The incident was reported by a third roommate in the off-campus apartment. Unternaher, 23, who friends describe as happy, outgoing, outspoken and intelligent, was transported to Summa Akron City Hospital, where he died two days later. (more...)
First Republic Bank Priced Common Stock Offering
- October 25, 2017

Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc reports that it bought 4,494 shares in quarter ending 09/30/2017 increasing its holdings in FIRST REPUBLIC BANK by 0.3%. First Republic Bank's quarterly revenue was up 20.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned $1.00 EPS. (more...)
Dodge, Duck, Dive: McConnell Won't Address Trump's Feud With Corker Dodge, Duck, Dive: McConnell Won't Address Trump's Feud With Corker
- October 25, 2017

Others were more eager for Trump to discuss health care. US troops should be in Niger, he said, but he and his fellow GOP senators want to ensure that Congress is "playing the appropriate role" in authorizing military force there. Bob Corker on Twitter Tuesday morning stating Corker "couldn't get elected dog catcher". It's a fresh reminder that Trump's Senate visit comes while he has been at odds on both policy and politics with an unusually high number of members of his own party. (more...)
Democrats say they weren't at discussion table about latest budget deal Democrats say they weren't at discussion table about latest budget deal
- October 25, 2017

Virgin said the cigarette and gasoline tax hikes hit low and middle income Oklahomans hardest, while oil and gas companies and the state's highest earners aren't sharing the burden. 23, 2017, but it's unclear if there is enough support to pass the plan. The move allowed qualifying individuals to still claim the earned income tax credit to offset any taxes they owed, but meant they could no longer use the credit to claim cash payments beyond their tax liability. (more...)
Second Suspect Arrested In Connection To Deadly Bed-Stuy Home Invasion Second Suspect Arrested In Connection To Deadly Bed-Stuy Home Invasion
- October 25, 2017

On Friday, Dwayne Blackwood , 27, of Elton Street, Brooklyn, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Police are still searching for a man seen on surveillance video with the lock box that was stolen from the Thompson's home. (more...)
Active Stock Momentum: Banco Santander, SA Active Stock Momentum: Banco Santander, SA
- October 25, 2017

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $6.99 and touched its 52-Week Low of $4.4. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership grew its position in shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA by 73.5% during the 2nd quarter. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. (more...)
Steve Bannon Slated To Speak In New Hampshire Steve Bannon Slated To Speak In New Hampshire
- October 24, 2017

It was at that meeting that Trump gave what Bannon described as "one of the great speeches any political leader in the United States has ever given". Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon will be making an appearance in Manchester, New Hampshire, early this November. (more...)
Betsy DeVos Rescinded 72 Guidance Docs For Students With Disabilities Betsy DeVos Rescinded 72 Guidance Docs For Students With Disabilities
- October 24, 2017

The chief policy and advocacy officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities , Lindsay E. Jones, fears that rolling back guidance will make things more hard for students and parents. Since then, the Trump administration has also rescinded guidelines for how to treat transgender children in schools as well as the Title IX guidelines for reporting and investigating sexual assault on campus. (more...)
Brisbane father stabbed to death while investigating power outage in front yard Brisbane father stabbed to death while investigating power outage in front yard
- October 24, 2017

He was found dead in the front yard a short time later with a number of significant stab wounds. Police have said the investigation is in the very early stages but described the father as a quiet family man and they can not find any motive for the attack at this stage. (more...)
House to vote on senate's version of budget resolution on Thursday
- October 24, 2017

However, Republicans, who control both the Senate and House of Representatives, have yet to produce a bill as their self-imposed deadline to overhaul the USA tax code by the end of 2017 approaches. That is the country's political future if Republicans can not deliver on their election promise and pass tax cuts now. We want a tax code that's fair. (more...)
Carcass of 40ft whale washes ashore in two parts at Colaba Carcass of 40ft whale washes ashore in two parts at Colaba
- October 24, 2017

The whale, found in two pieces one 26 feet long and the other 14 feet long, was heavily decomposed. The whale's tale was found behind Oyster apartment building near Pilot Bunder Road, and the rest 26-feet long body was traced 500 meters away-behind the construction site on Shahid Bhagat Singh Road. (more...)
Douglas Lane & Associates LLC Boosts Stake in Masco Corporation (MAS)
- October 24, 2017

The institutional investor held 60,787 shares of the forest products company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $2.32 million, down from 157,226 at the end of the previous reported quarter. A number of analysts have commented on the company. The stock of Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9. (more...)
Issa Rae is Working on a 90's LA Drama Series For HBO Issa Rae is Working on a 90's LA Drama Series For HBO
- October 24, 2017

Sheryl is apparently a "bounds-pushing real estate agent", while Jackson is "a conflicted LAPD anti-gang task force recruit". Specific incidents as episodic plots have yet to be ironed out, but Rae and Flournoy's project will tackle the socio political turbulence and cultural dissonance that took place in Los Angeles during the 1990s. (more...)
Hedge Funds Now Own 76.3% Of First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC)
- October 24, 2017

SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 6,492 shares of the bank's stock worth $178,000 after acquiring an additional 922 shares during the period. The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $41.92. Creative Planning reported 100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Peak6 Invs Limited Partnership has 1,944 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Finally, Profund Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of First BanCorp.by 15.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Minnesota mosque burglary not a hate crime
- October 24, 2017

Police in Bloomington said the incident does not appear to be motivated by bias, but is instead believed to have been theft of property. Authorities said there is no evidence the burglary was the result of a hate crime. Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact the Bloomington Police Department at 952-563-4900. Last week, mosque leaders released security video of the moments surrounding an August 5 explosion at the building. (more...)
Police Vehicle Rammed by Car Thieves in Brisbane Police Vehicle Rammed by Car Thieves in Brisbane
- October 24, 2017

A 4WD rammed a police auto and torn through a vehicle park in a speedy getaway after going on a McDonald's run in Queensland. The white Holden Colorado ute is then seen side-swiping another auto and knocking over a bin on a median strip. The driver then hit the police vehicle before crashing into another auto and a bin, as seen towards the end of this footage. You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by ... (more...)
North Atlantic Right Whale Carcass Spotted Off Mass. Coast North Atlantic Right Whale Carcass Spotted Off Mass. Coast
- October 24, 2017

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is investigating the latest death of a right whale. Niemeyer was heading out on a vessel Tuesday to examine the whale to see what the cause of death may have been. Most of the deaths have occurred in Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence. The latest population estimate for North Atlantic right whales is 451, and this does not include the latest 16 deaths, which account for the loss of about 3.5 per cent of the world's population. (more...)

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