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Khairy admits he needs to give youth leaders more space to shine Khairy admits he needs to give youth leaders more space to shine
- December 07, 2017

One of the problems is that it is hard for others to come out of the shadow. More and more of them are being known and exposed. On one of the wing's delegate's proposal to have Khairy elected as party vice-president in the next party elections, the latter said there was no discussion over the post, as the focus and priority was on the general election. (more...)
Malta court charges 3 with murder of journalist, 7 on bail Malta court charges 3 with murder of journalist, 7 on bail
- December 07, 2017

The crime shocked the Mediterranean island and raised concerns among European Union lawmakers about the rule of law there. All three pleaded not guilty and were remanded in custody after a preliminary court hearing. Evidence gathered so far suggests the bomb was placed inside her rented vehicle while it was parked in an alley outside her house six miles from Valletta on the night before her death. (more...)
Transcript: Erik Prince discussed trade, terrorism with Russian banker in Seychelles Transcript: Erik Prince discussed trade, terrorism with Russian banker in Seychelles
- December 07, 2017

Prince's November 30 testimony in which he talked about a business trip to the Indian Ocean country of Seychelles to hold a summit with United Arab Emirates business partners. Prince said he knew Dmitriev was a Russian fund manager, but didn't realize that the Russian government controlled it and that it had been sanctioned by the US since 2015 due to Russia's actions in Ukraine. (more...)
Rupert Murdoch's Bel-Air Home and Vineyard Targeted by Los Angeles Fire Rupert Murdoch's Bel-Air Home and Vineyard Targeted by Los Angeles Fire
- December 07, 2017

Even Rupert Murdoch's Moraga Estate vineyard is not immune to the flames, which NBC 4 in Los Angeles reported was being consumed in the 125 acre brush fire. "It was simply stunning", Murdoch told the Wall Street Journal after he bought the Moraga Vineyards estate. The main residence is 7,724 square foot and the property includes a two bedroom guest house and a 4,400 square-foot office building. (more...)
Trump's Stance on Jerusalem Violates Agreements, Pakistan Denounces Trump's Stance on Jerusalem Violates Agreements, Pakistan Denounces
- December 07, 2017

Any such action violates worldwide law and the resolutions of the UN Security Council, especially 478 of 1980, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Senior US officials said Trump is likely to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday while delaying relocating the embassy from Tel Aviv for another six months, though he is expected to order his aides to begin planning such a move immediately. (more...)
Scott's youngest son takes the stand in sentencing hearing of ex-cop
- December 07, 2017

At the end of testimony, they're expected to give equally succinct closing arguments. "It was abuse and something that wasn't necessary", he said, describing Slager's actions. A white former SC police officer who fatally shot a black motorist in 2015 could learn his fate as soon as Wednesday afternoon as his federal sentencing hearing winds down on its third day. (more...)
Drowning fears after young boy swept into rip Drowning fears after young boy swept into rip
- December 07, 2017

Emergency services received reports about 1.30pm on Wednesday the boy had been dragged out to sea by a rip while swimming at Lighthouse Beach at Port Macquarie, NSW Ambulance says. Mother Susan Collins, 33, and her two-year-old daughter Ally died at the same beach in 2002 after she ran into the waves to save a nine-year-old family friend. (more...)
Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act is valid : Bombay High Court Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act is valid : Bombay High Court
- December 07, 2017

Across, a few states, several builders moved high courts to question the Act, especially provisions saying it applies to projects not completed by May 31, 2017 and its "draconian" penal provisions with possible imprisonment for breaches. In the constitution of a tribunal, majority members must be judges or judicial officers, the court said. However, Dhanuka said the court's view that only officials with judicial background should head the appellate tribunal makes lot of sense as it is ... (more...)
Cyclone Ockhi: Precautionary holiday declared for schools in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar Cyclone Ockhi: Precautionary holiday declared for schools in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar
- December 07, 2017

Amid the fury of cyclone, a raging controversy erupted after many fishermen alleged that they were not given any warning by the state fisheries department. Many rescued persons are admitted in Thiruvananthapuram medical college and hospital that opened a special ward for cyclone victims. The department said that the situation would persist on Tuesday as well. (more...)
WXYZ investigating sexual harassment claims against Malcom Maddox WXYZ investigating sexual harassment claims against Malcom Maddox
- December 07, 2017

The 30-minute news conference was livestreamed by WXYZ. Maddox doesn't have a published home telephone number and he could not be reached for comment. At that point, the woman claims, she was questioned and told "she should respect her boundaries". Rideout said the yet-unnamed alleged victims have retained attorneys. (more...)
Leonard Lopate, Jonathan Schwartz on leave after 'allegations of inappropriate conduct' Leonard Lopate, Jonathan Schwartz on leave after 'allegations of inappropriate conduct'
- December 07, 2017

Lopate helms the popular "Leonard Lopate" show, a daily, two-hour program that focuses on arts and entertainment. "[NYPR] takes these kinds of allegations very seriously and is reviewing these matters promptly", president Laura Walker said in a statement to her own station. (more...)
Davis defends Brexit after talks branded 'embarrassment' Davis defends Brexit after talks branded 'embarrassment'
- December 07, 2017

But the DUP says it would prevent Northern Ireland from leaving the European Union "on the same terms" as the rest of the UK. The prime minister must plot a way forward in the Brexit negotiations after the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) refused to accept proposals which would have shifted Northern Ireland's customs border to the Irish Sea. (more...)
Insider Trading at United States Steel Corporation?
- December 07, 2017

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 1.72 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 3.47 and sector's optimum level is 11.20. (more...)
Massive Industrial Fire in Burlington Massive Industrial Fire in Burlington
- December 07, 2017

Burlington Fire Chief David Lazenby said approximately 50 per cent of the building has been impacted by the fire. "We ask that residents travel safely, as smoke is thick near the fire location and traffic is heavy", a statement released by Burlington Fire said. (more...)
Prince William delivers George's Christmas list to Santa Prince William delivers George's Christmas list to Santa
- December 07, 2017

Prince Willliam hand delivered his son Prince George's letter to Santa on Thursday (30 Nov 2017) in "Lapland" and all the future King of England asked for was a little toy police auto. Santa accepted the note with a sage nod of the head. On Monday, Prince Harry announced his engagement to American actress Meghan Markle after a one-year courtship. (more...)
Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar
- December 07, 2017

Dr Ambedkar passed away on this day in 1956 at the age of 65. On Mahaparinirvan Din Lakhs of followers from all over India gather at Chaityana Bhoomi at Dadar in Mumbai and pay rich tributes to him. On Wednesday, Governor Vidyasagar Rao, state legislative Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagde and senior cabinet ministers accompanied Fadnavis. Those thronging the place shouted slogans like "Jai Bheem" and "Babasaheb amar rahe". (more...)
Vt. man whose relatives died mysteriously denies allegations Vt. man whose relatives died mysteriously denies allegations
- December 07, 2017

Nathan Carmen's mother Linda, from Middletown Connecticut, is presumed dead. Nathan's attorney have countered the allegations. A Vermont man denies allegations he murdered his grandfather, arguing the 87-year-old didn't live in New Hampshire at the time of his death, according to court documents. (more...)
A timeline of Sacramento Republic FC's journey to a MLS bid A timeline of Sacramento Republic FC's journey to a MLS bid
- December 07, 2017

Meg Whitman's got a new gig - helping bring Major League Soccer to Sacramento. Like Sacramento, Cincinnati and Nashville have clubs in the USL, while Detroit has one in the National Premier Soccer League. However, even if one of the cities under consideration loses their bid, these cities can still be candidates for the following two expansion clubs which will be announced at a later date. (more...)
Senior North Korean diplomat meets United Nations political affairs chief Senior North Korean diplomat meets United Nations political affairs chief
- December 07, 2017

During his stay, Feltman is also expected to meet Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, who extended the invitation to Pyongyang for the goal of a "policy dialogue" in September, a United Nations spokesman said Monday. North Korea's official news agency on Wednesday quoted an unnamed Foreign Ministry spokesman strongly criticizing senior US administration officials' "bellicose remarks" and the ongoing military exercises. (more...)
China claims Indian drone 'invaded' its airspace, crashed China claims Indian drone 'invaded' its airspace, crashed
- December 07, 2017

He did not give an exact location. The two countries saw relations worsen this summer when they became locked in a dispute over a Himalayan plateau . While India and Bhutan said that it violated the status quo along the India-Bhutan-China global trijunction, Beijing claimed that it was China's territory. (more...)
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Illegal Alien Acquitted of Kate Steinle Murder Federal Grand Jury Indicts Illegal Alien Acquitted of Kate Steinle Murder
- December 07, 2017

Shortly before, Zarate had been released from jail where he was being held on drug charges, despite federal immigration authorities' desire to detain him. Rather than turn him over to federal immigration officials. The California court that acquitted Zarate of multiple counts of murder did convict Zarate of being a felon in possession of a firearm. (more...)
Baby found in vehicle pulled over for suspected drunk driving in Langford Baby found in vehicle pulled over for suspected drunk driving in Langford
- December 07, 2017

The officer administered a breathalyzer where she blew over the legal limit. She was given a 90-day immediate roadside driving prohibition and had her vehicle impounded for 30 days. "If you are planning on drinking, please do not drive". Const. Matthew Baker is reminding those who do drink this holiday season to plan ahead and find an alternate way home, such as transit, cabs or a designated driver. (more...)
IAF says its F-35 stealth fighter jets fully operational IAF says its F-35 stealth fighter jets fully operational
- December 07, 2017

Israel began establishing the "Golden Eagle" squadron upon the arrival of the first F-35, or "Adir" as it is called in Israel, in December 2016. The Times of Israel stated that the process, undertaken by specially trained dedicated crews over the span of a year, centered on testing the machines, training pilots to fly them and preparing the ground crews to deal with maintenance Israel. (more...)
Vmware (VMW) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank
- December 07, 2017

The stock increased 0.62% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $115.8. About 877,476 shares traded. VMware, Inc . has a 52-week low of $55.12 and a 52-week high of $97.78. Baystate Wealth Ltd stated it has 1,200 shares. Investec Asset Management LTD now owns 2,682,460 shares of the virtualization software provider's stock worth $292,898,000 after purchasing an additional 13,318 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
US B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula on Wednesday -Yonhap US B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula on Wednesday -Yonhap
- December 07, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un toured a powdered potato factory in Ryanggang Province near the border with China on Wednesday, well away from the state-of-the-art USA fighter jets that are buzzing his southern border. imperialist war mongers' extremely reckless war hysteria" has put the region at risk of a nuclear war. North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong Guk met Feltman in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, on Wednesday and discussed bilateral cooperation and other issues of ... (more...)
Recent Analysts Ratings Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)
- December 07, 2017

Goldman Sachs Group Inc now has $93.37 billion valuation. About 981,959 shares traded. VANGUARD GROUP INC lowered its stake in Charter Communications, Inc. Its down 0.28, from 1.36 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 32 investors sold Xcel Energy Inc. shares while 170 reduced holdings. The utilities provider reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.03. (more...)
Same-sex marriage bill set to pass through House of Representatives today Same-sex marriage bill set to pass through House of Representatives today
- December 07, 2017

The 33-year-old primary school teacher responded "yes", which was recorded in the official parliamentary record. Mr Falinski told the Lower House he believed religious freedoms should not be dealt with in the same-sex marriage Bill, but rather through the inquiry to be led by former attorney-general Philip Ruddock that will report back by March. (more...)
Romarinho strike sends Al-Jazira into Club World Cup quarters Romarinho strike sends Al-Jazira into Club World Cup quarters
- December 07, 2017

The 2012 Club World Cup victor (with Corinthians) fizzed a low drive from all of 30 yards into the bottom left corner to send the Abu Dhabi side ahead at the break. The high-voltage match, however, had a pedestrian start. On the final day of the tournament, Dec.16 Zayed Sports City will host the 3rd Place play-off match that kicks off at 18:00pm and the tournament final which begins at 21:00pm. (more...)
Care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016 Care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016
- December 07, 2017

Medicare spending overall grew 3.6% to $672.1 billion in 2016, lower than the growth reported in the previous two years. Rates spiked in 2015 because more people had health insurance thanks to Affordable Care Act coverage gains in the individual market and Medicaid. (more...)
Phil Bredesen planning run for Corker's US Senate seat Phil Bredesen planning run for Corker's US Senate seat
- December 07, 2017

But putting Tennessee on the map gives them one narrow path back to the majority - especially if they can pull off an upset in Alabama's special election next week. Former Nashville lawyer and Iraq War vet James Mackler is the only other announced candidate for the Democratic nomination to the U.S. Senate seat soon to be vacated by Republican Bob Corker . (more...)

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