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New India Assurance shares fall over 9 pc in debut trade New India Assurance shares fall over 9 pc in debut trade
- November 14, 2017

The IPO price valued New India at 76 times its earnings per share for the year ended March 2017, compared with ICICI Lombard's 48 times, Mumbai brokerage Angel Broking said in a pre-sale research note. New India Assurance chairman-cum-managing director G Srinivasan said, "Companies like us have large technical reserves, what is known as policy holders liabilities, outstanding claims and reserve for an expired risk". (more...)
Surfer in Australia survives shark attack with an attack of his own
- November 14, 2017

Fry later told Nine News his mother laughed off the shark attack while his father was a little more concerned. "So, Mick, if you're watching or listening, I owe you a beer". The A&E doctor said he was not sure of the size of the shark, but added: "I got the impression it was big, it felt big to me, the head was really big.it was about to eat me!" Soon after the 25-year-old sprinted out of the water, a three-metre great white shark was spotted in nearby waters. (more...)
South Africa's Treasury head of budget resigns South Africa's Treasury head of budget resigns
- November 14, 2017

The Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, tried to reassure us that there was "nothing to fear" from the new "budget prioritisation framework" during his briefing following the medium-term budget policy statement on 26 October 2017 in Parliament. (more...)
Ardern rebuffs talk of people smuggled to NZ Ardern rebuffs talk of people smuggled to NZ
- November 14, 2017

Green Party foreign affairs spokeswoman Golriz Ghahraman said New Zealand should be proud of its more humane approach and should not be afraid of boat people trying to reach our shores. They must be stopped, New Zealand has played a role in trying to stop them. Asylum seekers protest on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. "New Zealand is a prime beneficiary from our strong border protection policies". (more...)
Start winter session soon: Congress Start winter session soon: Congress
- November 14, 2017

The Congress on Monday asked the Centre to convene the winter session of Parliament immediately and explain why it had not yet announced the dates since the convention was to start the session by the third week of November. Tewari questioned the Prime Minister whether the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, which takes a call on the timing of a session, has held its meeting. (more...)
Bob Dylan Guitar From Rolling Thunder Revue Sells For $400000 at Auction Bob Dylan Guitar From Rolling Thunder Revue Sells For $400000 at Auction
- November 14, 2017

The guitar was put up for auction by Larry Cragg , Dylan's former guitar repairman who purchased the instrument from the iconic rocker back in 1977 for $500 following Dylan's decision that year to exclusively perform with Gibson guitars. Since purchasing the guitar from Dylan, Cragg stored the guitar, with its strings loosened, in a humidity-controlled environment. Heritage Auctions , who managed the listing, began the auction at $300,000. (more...)
Leicester City owners being sued for £323m by Thai government
- November 14, 2017

The case accuses owners of the Premier League side, King Power, of failing to pay the Thai governemnt £323m from the operation of a duty-free franchise it was awarded in 2006. However, King Power International has now released a statement refuting that. 'The allegations in question are categorically denied, ' it read. We are proud of our company's good name and honest reputation and will fight rigorously any attempts to discredit them'. (more...)
Weather forecasts get boost in accuracy with new satellite Weather forecasts get boost in accuracy with new satellite
- November 14, 2017

The JPSS-1 is the first in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation of four polar-orbiting satellites that provide the majority of data streamed into weather forecasting models. A polar orbiting Satellite, like the JPSS-1, instead circles the poles. For years, policy makers and scientists anxious about a looming polar-orbiting satellite gap that could come once one satellite blinked out from old age, prior to the next one launching. (more...)
Trump at APEC summit: Trump at APEC summit: "I am always going to put America first"
- November 14, 2017

Efforts to get an agreement on how to proceed without the USA stumbled at the last moment, with leaders unable to formally endorse the proposal. The TPP leaders called off at the last minute a meeting to endorse a plan on Friday. Trump's dramatically different stances from his predecessor, Barack Obama - such as his "America First" trade strategy and his skepticism over climate change - were apparent in Danang. (more...)
3 people killed in deer-vehicle collision in Eastern Kansas 3 people killed in deer-vehicle collision in Eastern Kansas
- November 14, 2017

A southbound 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by Sherry Laraine Bingham, 33, Chanute, then struck the deer and traveled into the southbound ditch. He was identified as Felipe James Tomas, of Friona, Texas. KHP says two other occupants, Vicente Tomas-Tino, 34, and Isabel Solis-Gomez, 23, were taken to the hospital with possible injuries. Neither were wearing seat belts. (more...)
Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €98.00 Price Target at Nord/LB
- November 14, 2017

MRK's profit will be $2.56B for 14.69 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 1,727 shares of the company's stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 232 shares during the period. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.96 earnings per share. On a weekly basis, the stock is 4.53%. Analysts await Merck & Co., Inc. (more...)
Florida man facing eviction over emotional support squirrel Florida man facing eviction over emotional support squirrel
- November 14, 2017

But he could lose her. Property management at Island Walk Condominiums discovered Brutis back in April when she was chased up a tree by a dog. The board classifies Boylan's pet as an "exotic" animal and says it was never informed that Boylan was keeping the pet in the condo. (more...)
Grazia Issues Apology For Removing Lupita Nyong'o Hair On Its Cover Grazia Issues Apology For Removing Lupita Nyong'o Hair On Its Cover
- November 14, 2017

American singer Solange Knowles. In September, hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj called out magazines for altering her hair while not doing the same to women of other races. The Vietnam-born fashion photographer, based in NY, added: 'As an immigrant myself, it is my duty to be an advocate for the representation of diversity of beauty in this industry'. (more...)
Girl, 15, among two killed in shooting in southwest OKC Girl, 15, among two killed in shooting in southwest OKC
- November 14, 2017

Michelle Henderson said. When officers arrived, they found a woman dead in the front yard of a residence. He has been identified as 26-year-old Giovanny Portugal. Police reported a group of people were outside when an altercation resulted in gunfire. Just before midnight, police were called to reports of a shooting near S.W. (more...)
Biafra: If you vote, you will die, IPOB threatens Anambra residents Biafra: If you vote, you will die, IPOB threatens Anambra residents
- November 14, 2017

IPOB members marched through major roads in Onitsha capital of the state late last week following which they called for the poll boycott adding that anyone that went out to vote will die. The source said that the suspects and flyers have been handed over to the Department of State Security for continued investigation. In the same vein, INEC has expressed its readiness to conduct a credible election. (more...)
Venezuela will never announce default — Maduro
- November 14, 2017

That figure seemed to contrast with the overwhelming response of investors contacted by Reuters, who said they were unlikely to attend. Bonds issued by Venezuela and state oil company PDVSA rallied on Friday as efforts to keep current on obligations fueled optimism ahead of the meeting. (more...)
Eagles could face six teams in pre-World Cup friendlies -Rohr Eagles could face six teams in pre-World Cup friendlies -Rohr
- November 14, 2017

Obinna Nsofor is still hopeful of wearing the green and white colours of Nigeria again despite the glut of talents in the present Super Eagles team. "As for Vincent Enyeama, his issue has been on for a long while and coach Gernot Rohr has made it very clear that he's open to Vincent's return if he rescinds his decision to quit the team and makes himself available for selection". (more...)
Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) PT Raised to $118.00
- November 14, 2017

Capital One Financial Cp now has $42.25B valuation. The stock declined 0.52% or $0.45 reaching $86.66 per share. The institutional investor owned 67,496 shares of the financial services provider's stock after buying an additional 34,191 shares during the period. (more...)
The Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) Receives $17.97 Average Price Target from Brokerages
- November 14, 2017

Marathon Pete Corp now has $30.14B valuation. Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( NYSE MPC ) traded up $0.06 on Friday, reaching $61.72. About 896,189 shares traded. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, November 19 by UBS. Deutsche Bank maintained Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) on Tuesday, February 9 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Deputies pull woman from sinking auto Deputies pull woman from sinking auto
- November 14, 2017

Thompson said he swam out to the auto, which was still floating. The door was stuck, so Thompson began trying to break the window as the vehicle continued to sink. Thompson sustained minor cuts. "I told her she's a tough old lady", he said smiling. They jumped into the pond and rescued Evans from the sinking Hyundai, troopers said. (more...)
Israel bars French politicians' visit to jailed Palestinian leader
- November 14, 2017

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh on November 7, 2017. "The truth is, that report is nonsense", he said . Sunni Saudi Arabia has been flexing its muscles opposite Shiite Iran. On Sunday night, Hariri gave his first TV interview, attacking Iran and its Hezbollah proxy, and claiming that he would return to Lebanon in the coming days to formally submit his resignation to Lebanese President Michel Aoun. (more...)
W&M, ODU, Tech to host first-round NCAA men's soccer W&M, ODU, Tech to host first-round NCAA men's soccer
- November 14, 2017

The Badgers will be making their first NCAA appearance since 2013. The Tribe, which will host the opening round game, enter as the automatic qualifiers from the Colonial after outscoring Hofstra , James Madison and UNCW by a 9-3 margin in the CAA Tournament. (more...)
Dashcam video shows near-miss of children crossing highway Dashcam video shows near-miss of children crossing highway
- November 14, 2017

A tractor trailer nearly hit a kid crossing the street in Norway. As the kids enter the roadway a semi-truck can be seen barreling down the road. A truck suddenly appears and slams on its breaks, barely missing one child who was crossing the road. (more...)
Bilawal terms Karachi's political development 'a farce' Bilawal terms Karachi's political development 'a farce'
- November 14, 2017

He was referring to developments this week between the Pakistan Sarzameen Party and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan which announced a political alliance, then proceeded to hurl serious allegations against each other, including that the two were brought to the table by the "establishment". (more...)
Legends Raise Over $70k For Hero Cyclist Fired After Flipping Off Trump Legends Raise Over $70k For Hero Cyclist Fired After Flipping Off Trump
- November 14, 2017

Briskman, a 50-year-old mother of two, spoke with HuffPost shortly after the incident and said her former employer, Akima LLC, accused her of violating its social media policy because she posted a photo of her showing her middle finger to the presidential motorcade to Facebook and Twitter. (more...)
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Shares Sold by Pictet Asset Management Ltd.
- November 14, 2017

It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Renaissance Tech Limited Com reported 0.01% stake. They expect $0.96 EPS, down 46.07% or $0.82 from last year's $1.78 per share. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on United Continental Holdings from $79.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. (more...)
Menendez judge questions jurors about coverage Menendez judge questions jurors about coverage
- November 14, 2017

Walls dismissed jurors early but ordered them to return to court on Tuesday and continue deliberations despite the deadlock. AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Last week a juror named Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby was dismissed because she had a previously scheduled vacation to the Bahamas coming up. Although jurors are supposed to tune out of media coverage related to the Menendez trial, some jurors told Walls on Monday that they had heard Arroyo-Maultsby's ... (more...)
Analysts Set Carbo Ceramics, Inc. (CRR) Price Target at $11.00
- November 14, 2017

It has outperformed by 8.83% the S&P500. Carbo Ceramics presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $14.78. The company has market cap of $256.27 million. It last reported revenues of $1.5 billion and EPS of -$0.55 for the September 2017, representing 11% top-line growth and -0.72 EPS growth. Its the same as in 2017Q1. (more...)
You Can Now Buy Makeup on Spotify - Here's How
- November 14, 2017

Maggie (who also happens to be a Pat muse, of course) will also mark the occasion by debuting her new single, "Obsessed", on November 17. Although you can already score some unbelievable products on Merchbar's site (except for one eyeshadow palette), each of the stunning Pat McGrath LiquiLUST shades will be available on Spotify this Friday, November 17th. (more...)
DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza fired amid sexual assault allegations DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza fired amid sexual assault allegations
- November 14, 2017

While there's little ambiguity in the incredibly extensive report that Buzzfeed put together about Berganza's actions, the larger question is what the blowback will be on DC Comics. "DC Entertainment strives to foster a culture of inclusion, fairness and respect", the company said at the time. Four years later, Bleeding Cool revealed that senior figure was Berganza and accused him of sexual assault. (more...)

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