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Washington adds thousands of new jobs, ties low unemployment record
- November 17, 2017

A strong October helped the Mankato region gain 1.6 percent - a total of 960 - more jobs compared to the same time previous year, according to figures released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development Thursday. The biggest reductions were seen in education and health services, which was down 4,000 jobs. Professional and business services saw the most growth, followed by transportation and construction. (more...)
Speier Says Congress Paid $15 Million for Harassment Settlements Speier Says Congress Paid $15 Million for Harassment Settlements
- November 17, 2017

Speier went on to claim that two current members of Congress have been accused of sexual harassment. "Now, we do know that there is about $15 million that has been paid out by the House on behalf of harassers in the last 10 to 15 years", the California Democrat told Chuck Todd. (more...)
Virgin Hyperloop One signs with MoU Karnataka, Maharashtra to identify potential routes Virgin Hyperloop One signs with MoU Karnataka, Maharashtra to identify potential routes
- November 17, 2017

The company based in California is working on commercializing Hyperloop (see graphic) to move passengers and cargo at high speed at a fraction of the cost of air travel. The company said it has already built and successfully tested a full-scale hyperloop system at its test track in the Nevada desert in the U.S this past summer. (more...)
University of Michigan Student Government Passes Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution University of Michigan Student Government Passes Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution
- November 17, 2017

Those who argued in favor of the resolution claimed that it wasn't targeting Israel, it was giving representation to the Palestinians. "In the previous two instances where we eventually divested, the investments - in tobacco and in South African corporations under that nation's system of apartheid - were inextricably linked to immoral and unethical actions and ideologies", Schlissel said in a letter to the campus community in 2015. (more...)
Zinke Failed to Document for Use of Private Jets, Watchdog Says Zinke Failed to Document for Use of Private Jets, Watchdog Says
- November 17, 2017

Democrats have been calling on an investigation into Zinke's travel habits for weeks after news broke that he had flown on an oil executive's private jet and taken charter flights to the Virgin Islands. The Interior Department had no comment, but referred to a letter, also published on the web site, from Bernhardt responding to Kendall. Interior Department officials have said that all of Zinke's travel was approved in advance by ethics officials and that private-charter flights were booked ... (more...)
EU Parliament passes deal to address China's market economy status
- November 17, 2017

MEPs yesterday voted in favour of trade rules that aim to protect European Union jobs and businesses against "unfairly cheap imports from third countries that interfere heavily in the economy". International Trade Committee Chair Bernd Lange said: "I'm proud of the result we achieved. We've given our industries a future-proof system to effectively protect themselves from unfair practices". (more...)
Letter to editor: Park fee hike will hurt Letter to editor: Park fee hike will hurt
- November 17, 2017

As many have pointed out, a $70 day-use fee is likely to be prohibitively expensive for many visitors . Motorcycle and walking entrance fees for the 7 day pass would also double to $50 and $30, respectively. That is a 34 percent increase over the $200 million collected in Fiscal Year 2016. The recent announcement by the Trump administration that entrance fees would be doubled or almost tripled at 17 of our busiest national parks, including Grand Teton and Yellowstone, was largely - and ... (more...)
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Denies Republican's Request to Join, Remains All Democrats Congressional Hispanic Caucus Denies Republican's Request to Join, Remains All Democrats
- November 17, 2017

According to Politico , CHC members also said their decision was affected by a private argument between Curbelo and CHC Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.), in which he accused her and the caucus of discriminating against him. " Many of those votes in this climate gave members who voted no, and maybe other members, pause over whether or not this was a good time for changing membership". (more...)
Retired Marine keeps promise made in bunker in Vietnam Retired Marine keeps promise made in bunker in Vietnam
- November 17, 2017

William H. Cox and his buddy First Sgt. James T. Hollingsworth were holed up in a bunker in the Marble Mountains of Vietnam. For almost five decades, Cox, who lives in Piedmont, and Hollingsworth, whose nickname was Hollie, kept their promise to each other. (more...)
United Kingdom solutions to border not 'comprehensive or credible' United Kingdom solutions to border not 'comprehensive or credible'
- November 17, 2017

After it leaves, the United Kingdom government says it wants to agree a new "innovative" model to avoid holdups at the border but negotiations on this have yet to begin and there is expected to be a sharp increase in customs declarations after Brexit. (more...)
Richardson police arrests mother of 3-year-old found dead Richardson police arrests mother of 3-year-old found dead
- November 17, 2017

Investigators said Sini Mathews left 3-year-old Sherin Mathews alone October 6 while she went to dinner with her husband, Wesley, and biological daughter, according to an arrest affidavit. The 37-year-old father said that, when he could never again feel Sherin's heartbeat, he "trusted she had kicked the bucket" and expelled the young lady's body from the house. (more...)
I Now Believe Broaddrick's Claims Against Bill Clinton — NY Times Columnist I Now Believe Broaddrick's Claims Against Bill Clinton — NY Times Columnist
- November 17, 2017

When Broaddrick did give an interview on her accusations to NBC in 1999, but it didn't hit the airwaves until Bill Clinton had been acquitted during impeachment procedures. Broaddrick responded with her own tweet, writing, "Yeah, @chelseahandler I can imagine". "I was raped by the Arkansas AG who then becomes Governor & President and NBC held my interview explaining the rape until after his impeachment hearing". (more...)
Pentagon says retweet calling for Trump to resign was made in error Pentagon says retweet calling for Trump to resign was made in error
- November 17, 2017

President Trump leaves the Capitol after meeting with the House Republican Conference about tax reform on November 16. It also blamed the Republican Party for "making sexual assault a partisan issue", adding: "It's a crime as is your hypocrisy". (more...)
Museum of the Bible set to open in DC Museum of the Bible set to open in DC
- November 17, 2017

The museum includes 12 theaters, a virtual reality exhibit set to open in the spring, and a digital flyover of the District of Columbia that takes visitors to sites around the city that contain allusions to the Bible, such as the Washington Monument. (more...)
BJP will go to any extent to derail quota stir: Hardik BJP will go to any extent to derail quota stir: Hardik
- November 17, 2017

Chirag, who was expelled from the Hardik-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti ( PAAS ) past year, also slammed Hardik over the recent sex clips allegedly involving the latter. Among its founding members, Dinesh Patel and Alpesh Kathiriya, apart from Hardik, are still with the party. "From being a community-oriented movement, the agitation has now turned into a personality oriented". (more...)
Georgia knows United Kingdom will be Georgia knows United Kingdom will be "hell-bent on running the ball"
- November 16, 2017

But, as bad as Georgia looked in pretty much every phase of the game, it wasn't a knockout blow by any stretch. On Thursday afternoon, numbers released by Sports Media Watch showed that Auburn's 40-17 win over Georgia at Jordan-Hare Stadium comfortably attracted the most viewers of any SEC game on CBS this season. (more...)
'Operation Raging Bull' results in 267 MS-13 arrests 'Operation Raging Bull' results in 267 MS-13 arrests
- November 16, 2017

Because it is has so many criminal alien members with a penchant for carrying out gruesome murders, MS-13 has become a favorite target of the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. "Just like we took Al Capone off the streets with our tax laws, we will use whatever laws we have to get MS-13 off of our streets". The gang has a "large presence" in New York, Virginia, and Washington , D.C., and a reach affecting 46 states . (more...)
Red Hat Inc (RHT) Holdings Increased by Raymond James & Associates
- November 16, 2017

In other news, CEO James M. Whitehurst sold 12,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. About 5,433 shares traded. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/15/insider-selling-red-hat-inc-rht-director-sells-73000-00-in-stock.html. (more...)
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) ended its day with the change of -1.15% Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) ended its day with the change of -1.15%
- November 16, 2017

About 2.32 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. In related news, Director Alexander Karsner sold 22,762 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 23rd. acquired a new position in Applied Materials during the 3rd quarter worth about $1,613,000. ( AMAT ) traded down $0.65 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $55.77. (more...)
Earnings in the Spotlight for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)
- November 16, 2017

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 100,253 shares of the information technology service provider's stock worth $6,657,000 after acquiring an additional 1,242 shares in the last quarter. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $81.19. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 3 report. (more...)
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) Shares Bought by Eads & Heald Investment Counsel Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) Shares Bought by Eads & Heald Investment Counsel
- November 16, 2017

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.78% and Monthly Volatility of 2.69%. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Starting from first part of this ratio analysis; "Margins", and the profit margin can answer importantly to find consistent trends in a firm's earnings, the HSIC has positive 4.50% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and ... (more...)
Downtown Oakville's Tree Lighting Kicks Off Christmas Festivities Downtown Oakville's Tree Lighting Kicks Off Christmas Festivities
- November 16, 2017

Fourth graders that present a printed copy of the voucher may redeem it for an EKIP Pass and a Christmas tree removal permit at one of the U.S. Forest offices listed below. Please keep in mind that many roads on public lands administered by the Forest Service and BLM are not plowed in the winter and can present some situations that may become unsafe if you are not properly prepared or familiar with your location. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan to cause fights AGAIN? Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan to cause fights AGAIN?
- November 16, 2017

Now, rumour has it that makers will bring in a few more wild card contestants to add spice to the ongoing drama inside the house. All of this can be seen in an unseen video titled "Hina misses her Pooh" under the Unseen Undekha section on Voot. (more...)
Former Shimla SP held in rape-murder case Former Shimla SP held in rape-murder case
- November 16, 2017

This issue is pending in the Himachal Pradesh High Court and so far, CBI has filed three interim reports in front of Court. Negi is accused of getting a wrong complaint registered after an accused in the gangrape case was found dead in police custody. (more...)
Scan For Analyst Views: New Concept Energy, Inc. (GBR), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) Scan For Analyst Views: New Concept Energy, Inc. (GBR), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)
- November 16, 2017

If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. The stock declined 0.74% or $0.38 reaching $51 per share. Invesco invested in 0.02% or 1.16 million shares. ( NYSE :OKE) for 544,977 shares. Among 17 analysts covering ONEOK ( NYSE :OKE), 4 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 13 Hold. (more...)
Ridge in Critical Condition After Cardiac Catheterization Ridge in Critical Condition After Cardiac Catheterization
- November 16, 2017

President Barack Obama meet in the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S., October 22, 2012. Ridge, who was in Austin for a Republican governors event, called hotel staff at around 7 a.m. Ridge spokesman Steve Aaron said the governor "has been responsive with this physicians". President George W. Bush appointed him as the United States' first advisor on Homeland Security in the days following the September 11th terrorist attacks. (more...)
Thanksgiving meals expected to cost less this year Thanksgiving meals expected to cost less this year
- November 16, 2017

Turkey now costs about $1.34 per pound in NY, down more than nine percent on average compared to previous year. According to AFBF, a 16-pound turkey averaged a total of $22.38 this year, which is a 36-cent decrease compared to 2016. After adjusting for inflation, the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner is $20.54, the lowest level since 2013. Prepare to spend the lowest for your Thanksgiving meal since 2012. (more...)
Big South adds Hampton, USC Upstate to fold Big South adds Hampton, USC Upstate to fold
- November 16, 2017

Hampton will join the Big South football chase no later than 2019. With the addition of Hampton, the Big South Conference will now have four members based in Virginia (Hampton, Liberty, Longwood, Radford), South Carolina (Charleston Southern, Presbyterian College, USC Upstate, Winthrop), and in North Carolina (Campbell, Gardner-Webb, High Point, UNC Asheville). (more...)
Mulvaney mulled for interim CFPB director Mulvaney mulled for interim CFPB director
- November 16, 2017

It has always been rumored that he intends to run for governor of Ohio. Cordray declined comment on his political future when reached Wednesday by The Associated Press. Republicans had become increasingly exasperated that Cordray, whose term does not end until next summer, had not stepped aside when Trump took office and instead continued to press for aggressive rules disliked by the business community. (more...)
Major victory for India at Bonn climate talks Major victory for India at Bonn climate talks
- November 16, 2017

Developing countries have called for the speedy ratification of the Doha Amendments or the second phase of the Kyoto Protocol that requires industrialised countries to set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. A strong message was communicated to the developed countries that post-2020 climate action as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement can not be divorced from pre-2020 commitments, India's Environment Secretary CK Mishra said in a statement. (more...)

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