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Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski inform Justus Parker that he's on scholarship Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski inform Justus Parker that he's on scholarship
- December 19, 2017

During a team meeting on Monday, Kingsbury said he had a message from the New England Patriots who had just defeated the Steelers. He made so many big plays that he was named to the 2nd-team All-Big 12 team. Texas Tech will close out its season in the Birmingham Bowl against USF on Saturday. Texas Tech defensive back Justus Parker (31) celebrates teammate Douglas Coleman III's interception of Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger's pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game, ... (more...)
Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released
- December 19, 2017

Former senate majority leader and retired Nevada lawmaker Harry Reid was AATIP's catalyst, earmarking over $20 million of the defense department's budget to fund it. The program, called the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, began back in 2007 and was headed up by Luis Elizondo, who operated from the Pentagon. (more...)
Khalifa Haftar, Libyan military chief, stakes claim to presidency Khalifa Haftar, Libyan military chief, stakes claim to presidency
- December 19, 2017

Khalifa Haftar said on the occasion of the second-year anniversary of the Skhirat accord. Haftar indicated that he and his army forces are now devoted to assist the Libyan people all across the country to regain the sovereignty and respect of their state among other countries in the world, vowing to protect the Libyans' choices for the shape of the future country they deem fit. (more...)
Morgan is named Concacaf Female Player of the Year
- December 19, 2017

If you're an Alex Morgan fan, it's time to party like you're at Epcot Center in Orlando, because your favorite footballer is the 2017 CONCACAF Female Player of the Year . Navas also led Costa Rica to qualify directly to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, placing second in the qualifiers behind Mexico. Morgan, who was named to the NWSL Second XI, began the year at French club Lyon, which won the French women's league and cup titles and UEFA Women's Champions League. (more...)
Lawsuit: 2 immigrant teens in United States custody can't get abortions Lawsuit: 2 immigrant teens in United States custody can't get abortions
- December 19, 2017

Under former president Barack Obama, the government did not block abortions for unaccompanied minors in federal custody, but did not pay for them except in cases of rape, incest or threat to the mother's life. "It's unreal that the federal government is trying to force more young women to continue their pregnancies against their will". When the case was originally filed in October on behalf of a different pregnant, undocumented teenager in USA custody, referred to as Jane Doe , Chutkan had ... (more...)
Roy Moore Still Won't Concede Defeat: 'The Battle Rages On' Roy Moore Still Won't Concede Defeat: 'The Battle Rages On'
- December 19, 2017

Monday night, in Midland City, Al, hundreds of people showed up to support Roy Moore in his bid for US Senate . Luther Strange, who lost a bitter primary to Moore, also congratulated Jones "on a well-earned victory". With false articles prominent in Alabama's post-election landscape, Alabamians have an excuse to shout the term named the 2017 Word of the Year by Collins Dictionary: fake news. (more...)
Trump isn't ready to say if he'll pardon Michael Flynn Trump isn't ready to say if he'll pardon Michael Flynn
- December 19, 2017

Mueller has already charged four of the president's associates with crimes, but Flynn is the only one who actually served in the Trump administration . Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Friday did not dismiss the idea of pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn after he pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about conversations with Russia's ambassador to the US. (more...)
International Olympic Committee gives life ban to Russian lawmaker in Sochi doping case International Olympic Committee gives life ban to Russian lawmaker in Sochi doping case
- December 19, 2017

On Monday, the International Olympic Committee announced that Voevoda too had been sanctioned as a result of the investigations by an IOC commission set up to deal with individual cases of doping by Russians at their home Games. The IOC has stripped Russian athletes of 11 medals and the first place in the 2014 games. We will remind as reported the UNIAN, earlier, the IOC Executive Board suspended the national team of Russia on Games in 2018, however, allowed to participate only "clean" from ... (more...)
Father who killed family 'targeted his wife first' Father who killed family 'targeted his wife first'
- December 19, 2017

A statement from Clodagh's mother Mary Coll was read out as the inquest began this morning. I knew it was Alan's handwriting. "I went next door and said to them, "I think Alan did something terrible", her statement read. An inquest into their deaths was told that bloodstained knives and a small hatchet were found in the house. A hatchet and two knives were found inside the home. (more...)
Tencent and JD.com Investing $863 Million in Vipshop Tencent and JD.com Investing $863 Million in Vipshop
- December 19, 2017

The agreement will see JD.com and Tencent subscribe for newly-issued Class A ordinary shares of Vipshop in the amount of about $259m and $604m respectively, at a purchase price of $65.40 per Class A ordinary share. Tencent is the most valuable company in Asia with a market capitalization of $473 billion. This deal extends the recent push Tencent is making into retail, which is the backbone of rival Alibaba. (more...)
Wolf Vetoes Senate Abortion Bill Wolf Vetoes Senate Abortion Bill
- December 19, 2017

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3, which is similar to a bill now sitting in the Pennsylvania House, HB 77, sought to ban abortions after 20 weeks based on the myth that the fetus can feel pain. She noted that a baby can survive outside the womb before 24 weeks due to advances in technology, and she argued that laws must catch up. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reports that delivery before 23 weeks of gestation typically results in death and, among the rare survivors, ... (more...)
Trump says he knew Republicans Moore, Gillespie would lose Trump says he knew Republicans Moore, Gillespie would lose
- December 19, 2017

Trump, who had endorsed Moore, called Jones to congratulate him on his win. "I also wanted to let you know that this battle is NOT OVER!" he wrote. Republicans will do well in 2018, very well! But after unusual lost the GOP primary to Moore, Trump swung behind Moore. (more...)
Video shows several people, including child, involved in Fort Myers mall brawl Video shows several people, including child, involved in Fort Myers mall brawl
- December 19, 2017

Footage of the incident, shared on Facebook by David Milburn, shows men and women kicking and punching each other outside a Victoria's Secret store at the mall. The two said they were attacked by people who believe they were related in some way to the shooting death of Samuel Jones in Lehigh Acres . The two women allege they were punched, kicked, spit on, and had their hair pulled during the fight. (more...)
Woman killed by her own dogs while on a walk, police say Woman killed by her own dogs while on a walk, police say
- December 19, 2017

Investigators say she was first attacked on her throat and face. Was it actually something else that attacked the owner? Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew described Stephens as 'petite, ' and said the dogs were between 100-120 pounds. A woman in the United States has been mauled to death by her own pitbulls in an "absolutely grisly" attack. "There were various articles of clothing, under clothing scattered about the area not far from the body and torn into small pieces, there were patches ... (more...)
Charlottesville Police Chief Resigns For Poor Handling Of Unite The Right Rally Charlottesville Police Chief Resigns For Poor Handling Of Unite The Right Rally
- December 19, 2017

Al Thomas had been chief since April 2016. Police officers said after the event that they had not received clear instructions on how to respond to the violence, and investigators found a lack of coordination between local and state law enforcement. (more...)
US Vice President postpones trip to Middle East until January US Vice President postpones trip to Middle East until January
- December 19, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence during a protest against Trump's decision to announce Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and amid the expected visit of Pence in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Dec. "We have some senators who obviously can't make it there for the vote and the vice president feels that it's important for him to be here for the largest tax cut in history", the official said. (more...)
GOP releases final draft of tax reform bill GOP releases final draft of tax reform bill
- December 19, 2017

Here are some of the most notable features. The top individual income tax drops to 37 per cent from 39.6 per cent. Large corporations such as Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, which hoard billions in profits overseas in order to escape taxation, will be able to repatriate these sums at a vastly reduced tax rate. (more...)
The US just vetoed a United Nations resolution condemning Trump's Jerusalem announcement
- December 19, 2017

That was a diplomatic shot at the administration, which announced plans to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem earlier in December. Abbas also signed 22 agreements and worldwide treaties to strengthen the legal status of the state of Palestine on a global scale. (more...)
Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Stake Lifted by Voya Investment Management LLC
- December 19, 2017

According to 26 stock analysts, Amgen Inc ., is being kept at an average Outperform, rating, with at least 1.11% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $18900 target. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $164 target. Palouse Capital Mngmt holds 2.09% in Amgen Inc . Oppenheimer reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $203.00 price objective on shares of Amgen in a report on Thursday, September 7th. (more...)
Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit
- December 19, 2017

The outline of the transition period that May presented is consistent with plans she has previously set out and largely in line with what Brussels wants, but remains subject to negotiation. The rebels have since drawn harsh criticism from some party members, and received threats of violence online. The think tank says the proposal will allow the United Kingdom to diverge from European Union rules, a key demand of Brexit backers, with "proportionate" consequences to the trading relationship. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of WNY Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of WNY
- December 19, 2017

Low elevation snow is likely as a potent, quick moving weather system will bring showers to interior Northern California Tuesday night into Wednesday. Some lake-effect snow could develop behind the front, forecasters said, however, it could be tempered by a lack of available moisture and atmospheric conditions to fuel them. (more...)
Man Punched in Head, Falls on Subway Platform, Struck by Incoming Train Man Punched in Head, Falls on Subway Platform, Struck by Incoming Train
- December 19, 2017

He suffered lacerations to the head, multiple fractures to his face and the base of his skill and bleeding in the brain. He came close enough to the platform edge that his head was hit by a train pulling into the station at that moment, the police department said. (more...)
How Have Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) EPS Forecasts Changed?
- December 19, 2017

The stock was sold at an average price of $68.00, for a total value of $335,512.00. Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) has risen 26.81% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE: ALK ) opened at $70.83 on Friday. Kennedy Cap Mgmt Incorporated holds 79,829 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Next Fincl Grp Inc Inc, Texas-based fund reported 640 shares. (more...)
Gujarat Polls: EVMs are tampered: Hardik Gujarat Polls: EVMs are tampered: Hardik
- December 19, 2017

The polling stations were decided through a draw of lots in which the candidates or their agents were also present. The Gujarat election as well as the 2019 General Election are considered to be the acid tests for Rahul as the Congress President since he was repeatedly criticised for his failure as a leader in the past. (more...)
Next fight in octagon, not boxing ring: McGregor Next fight in octagon, not boxing ring: McGregor
- December 18, 2017

St-Pierre recently came out to discuss his lingering health problems after winning the middleweight championship at UFC 217 in New York City. I can go fight in the octagon. And while Whittaker is looking forward to mixing it up with the former UFC and Strikeforce titleholder, that doesn't stop him from lamenting the missed opportunity to face a fighter he's admired from afar in GSP. (more...)
Grizzly bear trophy hunting over in BC Grizzly bear trophy hunting over in BC
- December 18, 2017

BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver had previously tried to introduce private member bills to curb trophy hunting of grizzlies, and has since been critical of the BC NDP's approach to ending recreational hunting of the endangered bears. "Now we have a very different political landscape in B.C. and our office shifted its efforts accordingly", said MLA Olsen, who became lead on this file after the May election. (more...)
Benjamin and Olivia top baby names in Ontario for 2016 Benjamin and Olivia top baby names in Ontario for 2016
- December 18, 2017

On the boys' side, Benjamin rose to first place, ending a five-year run in which Liam was the top boys' name in the province. The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services says Noah, Ethan and Lucas round out the top five boys' names, while Emma, Charlotte, Ava and Sophia complete the top five girls' names. (more...)
CDC can say 'fetus,' insists there's no ban on words
- December 18, 2017

In some instances, the analysts were given alternative phrases. "Instead of " science-based " or " evidence based , ' the suggested phrase is 'CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes" ( The Washington Post )". (more...)
'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal 'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal
- December 18, 2017

It depends on who you ask. He predicted this weekend that with the tax overhaul, growth could jump from the current 3 percent to "4, 5 and maybe even 6 percent ultimately". Financial Services Roundtable is an advocacy group that represents banks and credit card companies. Homeowners who already have a mortgage would be unaffected by the change. (more...)
ESPN Employees React To John Skipper Resigning As President Citing Substance Abuse ESPN Employees React To John Skipper Resigning As President Citing Substance Abuse
- December 18, 2017

Bodenheimer is expected to help Iger find Skipper's replacement and is likely to be at the sports network up to 90 days.Bodenheimer served as ESPN's president from November 19, 1998 to the end of 2011. Once a profit machine, ESPN has been unable to stem the loss of subscribers and advertising to new media like Netflix, Facebook and YouTube. Last month, it said it would lay off about 150 employees. (more...)

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