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WannaCry cyberattack: White House adviser says North Korea was behind ransomware rampage
- December 19, 2017

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Tuesday that North Korea has continued "to perfect" its weapons program and called for swift action from the United States and its allies to block the regime from successfully completing its nuclear program. (more...)
Sex education updated for first time in 2 decades Sex education updated for first time in 2 decades
- December 19, 2017

Teachers, pupils and parents are also being invited to provide views on what kind of relationship and sex (RSE) lessons are appropriate for different age groups. 'Schools that teach LGBT-inclusive RSE are in the minority, leaving many LGBT young people without the information they need to make safe, informed decisions. (more...)
Iran seeks to examine missile parts displayed by United States diplomat Iran seeks to examine missile parts displayed by United States diplomat
- December 19, 2017

On November 4, a missile fired from Yemen targeted King Khalid International Airport near Riyadh, reaching the Saudi capital for the first time. Iran wants to examine missile parts the USA ambassador to the United Nations displayed last week as "undeniable" evidence that Tehran has been arming Yemen's Shiite rebels, AP said. (more...)
Kogi East Senate Seat Declared Vacant By Court Of Appeal Kogi East Senate Seat Declared Vacant By Court Of Appeal
- December 19, 2017

Isaac Alfa then instituted a pre-election suit and in April, justice Nnamdi Dimgba upheld his claims, following which Aidoko headed for the court of appeal. An appeal Court judgment prohibited The All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding a candidate and this resulted in their non participation in that election. (more...)
Residents near Washington trainwreck site had anxious of high-speed danger Residents near Washington trainwreck site had anxious of high-speed danger
- December 19, 2017

Instead, they became victims, including at least three who died when the train careened off a curve and fell onto Interstate 5 near Dupont, Washington . Washington State Patrol told families to reunite with passengers at DuPont City Hall. "Like an automobile, the faster you are going the more violent it can be when you leave the track, cars are strewn farther from the track and more cars are derailed", said Chipkevich. (more...)
Four men arrested in Yorkshire on suspicion of plotting terror attacks Four men arrested in Yorkshire on suspicion of plotting terror attacks
- December 19, 2017

Police said the immediate area surrounding the Chesterfield address had been cordoned off and local residents evacuated while a thorough search was carried out. A spokeswoman from Counter Terrorism Policing North East said: "The public may have heard a loud bang at the time as police entered one of the properties, but it was not an explosion". (more...)
Rahul is new Congress chief Rahul is new Congress chief
- December 19, 2017

Gandhi's party has suffered humiliating defeats in recent state elections despite his active campaigning to win back support. We are not the ones to bend in fear, because our struggle is a fight for the very soul of this nation. The congratulatory tweet from Sinha, the BJP Lok Sabha MP from Patna Saheb in Bihar, came at a time when his own party leaders labelled Rahul Gandhi as "the captain of a sinking ship'". (more...)
Tampa lawyer accused of exposing himself, soliciting sexual favors from inmate Tampa lawyer accused of exposing himself, soliciting sexual favors from inmate
- December 19, 2017

On Sunday, detectives received information that Spark would be at the jail to meet with the inmate. A Florida attorney was caught with his trousers down, trying to record a sexual encounter with an inmate, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office . (more...)
Celtic's record run ends at 69 after hammering by Hearts
- December 19, 2017

The team made mistakes yesterday, and that is why we lost. "The manager said he'd rather have a go than sit back and try be tactical and be compact, "you might as well be in their faces" and we did that and they found it very uncomfortable. (more...)
Trump Says He Isn't Considering Robert Mueller Over Emails Trump Says He Isn't Considering Robert Mueller Over Emails
- December 19, 2017

That letter doesn't cite any binding agreement by GSA that it would consult with the transition team before responding to a government demand for documents, and since the emails were stored on a government server in the first place, they are "presumptively fair game", Kramer said. (more...)
Rain chances stay in the forecast Rain chances stay in the forecast
- December 19, 2017

Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Wind: SW/NW 10-20 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 6 miles per hour. Temperatures remain above average Thursday and Friday with mostly sunny skies on Thursday , and more widespread rain developing on Friday . (more...)
Ivanka, Jared sued over financial disclosure Ivanka, Jared sued over financial disclosure
- December 19, 2017

White House advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump face a lawsuit over information on financial disclosure. It added that Kushner's form refers on a number of occasions to a "pre-existing confidentiality agreement" that prevents him from disclosing further information on certain financials. (more...)
Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) Position Lifted by Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) Position Lifted by Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ
- December 19, 2017

It has underperformed by 7.26% the S&P500. Suncoast Equity Management increased its stake in Stryker Corp. (PLD) by 20.48% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock increased 2.71% or $1.95 during the last trading session, reaching $73.85. Stryker (NYSE SYK) traded up $1.24 during trading on Friday, reaching $155.49. (more...)
New "Underweight" Rating Was Given to Frontier Communications Corp (NYSE:FTR)
- December 19, 2017

The stock increased 1.11% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $8.17. Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR ) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Telecom Services - Domestic. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 8 with "Sector Perform". As per Friday, September 16, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. (more...)
Stifel Financial Corp Acquires 84328 Shares of Banco Santander, SA
- December 19, 2017

Earnings, with 3 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.21. The stock has a market cap of $13,657.62, a P/E ratio of 16.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 0.69. Banco Santander-Chile Ads (BSAC) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 306.75. Oriental Financial Group (NYSE:OFG) has a market capitalization of $426.17 Million and most recently 43.71 Million outstanding shares have been calculated. (more...)
Trump talked about rescinding Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court Trump talked about rescinding Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court
- December 19, 2017

Trump's problem with Gorsuch began after he criticized the president and said that Trump's slams against the federal judges were "disheartening" and "demoralizing". "And you were so kind to recognize Mrs. Scalia, remember the justice, and mention me", the letter read, according to The Post . The commander-in-chief became upset and talked about rescinding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch after he met with Connecticut Democrat Sen. (more...)
Former Springfield teacher accused of rape Former Springfield teacher accused of rape
- December 19, 2017

Shortly after the husband walked in on the teacher and her student on December 5, the boy's father reportedly received an anonymous email asking whether he knew his teenage son was in a sexual relationship with Baber. The victim reportedly told authorities his relationship with Baber began with innocent flirting before progressing to making out during movies and, eventually, sex. (more...)
Japan, South Korea talks on comfort women agreement fail Japan, South Korea talks on comfort women agreement fail
- December 19, 2017

Kono meanwhile told reporters before the meeting that the 2015 agreement was final and irreversible, and that Seoul should sincerely carry out its terms. North Korea has boasted of developing a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching the mainland United States in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions and global condemnation, including from its lone major ally, China. (more...)
Gattuso didn´t have ´slightest thought´ of AC Milan resignation Gattuso didn´t have ´slightest thought´ of AC Milan resignation
- December 19, 2017

Then, as often happens, we collapsed after the first moment of difficulty. It has been a hard month for Milan, which has won just two of its five matches since Gattuso replaced Vincenzo Montella as coach. Milan had several chances to equalise but were denied by an imperious Nicolas between the sticks for Verona. To add insult to injury, Milan lost Suso to a red card, following a video assistant referee review of his foul on Daniele Verde, at the end. (more...)
Leak discovered on UK's new €3.5bn aircraft carrier Leak discovered on UK's new €3.5bn aircraft carrier
- December 19, 2017

The £3.1bn HMS Queen Elizabeth has sprung a leak due to a faulty seal - and an investigation is under way to determine whether sister vessel HMS Prince of Wales has a similar problem. It was assembled at Rosyth from nine blocks built in six United Kingdom shipyards, including BAE Systems Surface Ships in Glasgow, Babcock at Appledore, Devon, and Babcock at Rosyth. (more...)
Jerusalem at Center of Diplomatic Face-Off at UN Security Council Jerusalem at Center of Diplomatic Face-Off at UN Security Council
- December 19, 2017

Previous anti-American protests have unsuccessfully lobbied for a boycott of US goods. Safronkov also reiterated Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's call for the Security Council to conduct "a comprehensive review of the situation in the Middle East". (more...)
10 killed in Bangladesh stampede 10 killed in Bangladesh stampede
- December 19, 2017

At least ten people were killed and dozens were injured in a stampede in Bangladesh on Monday after tens of thousands of people gathered for a funeral feast, police said. Late ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury's family announced Tk 100,000 as compensation for each of the families of the victims who died in the stampede, Zawaharlal Hazari, Deputy Office Secretary of City unit Awami League (AL) told journalists today. (more...)
Could Prologis Incorporated (NYSE:PLD) Skyrocket? The Stock Had Too Little Sellers
- December 19, 2017

The stock decreased 1.07% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $69.4. About 234,962 shares traded. (NYSE: PLD ). Fifth Third Bancorp invested 0.08% in Prologis, Inc . The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Monday, October 17 by CapitalOne. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, November 30 by Wells Fargo. (more...)
Students Protest DeVos Graduation Speech Students Protest DeVos Graduation Speech
- December 19, 2017

As the event got underway Monday, there was a smattering of light boos when DeVos was announced as a speaker. "One woman who stood had "#Not my commencement speaker" written on the back of her cap. Within a week of the September announcement that DeVos would be the fall commencement speaker at the university, a petition opposing her selection had gathered almost 3,000 signatures, according to the Washington Post . (more...)
Citizen of Norway suspected of espionage appeals his detention in Russian Federation Citizen of Norway suspected of espionage appeals his detention in Russian Federation
- December 19, 2017

Russian said on Tuesday that it had placed a Norwegian citizen in pre-trial detention for allegedly obtaining confidential documents relating to Russia's navy . His relative refused to comment on the goal of her visit to Moscow, as well as on other details of the case in a conversation with the news agency. He was known for being a strong proponent of Norwegian-Russian cooperation. (more...)
IOF Arrests Palestinian Girl Ahed Tamimi in Ramallah IOF Arrests Palestinian Girl Ahed Tamimi in Ramallah
- December 19, 2017

The video , that has been widely shared across social media, displays Tamimi initially jabbing the Israeli soldier in the arm, when no response is provoked, she reverts to kicking and slapping them. They then move backwards. Early Tuesday the Israeli army raided Tamimi's house and arrested her, her father Bassem said, accusing the army of seizing telephones, computers and other electronic equipment. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11 evicted contestants Bandgi Kalra and Hiten Tejwani reunite on this show Bigg Boss 11 evicted contestants Bandgi Kalra and Hiten Tejwani reunite on this show
- December 19, 2017

Looks like the channel has planned a treat for Bigg Boss lovers. It is from the comedy show, Entertainment Ki Raat, which airs during the weekends after Bigg Boss 11 . Last week's eviction had many twists and turns. For the uninitiated, Shilpa is being blamed for his eviction as she chose to save Priyank over the popular television actor. (more...)
PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi Metro Magenta Line on December 25 PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi Metro Magenta Line on December 25
- December 19, 2017

Electrical and mechanical work for the corridor is 60% complete and 65% of the track has been laid. The section will also cater to two major educational institutions Jamia Milia Islamia University and Amity University, NOIDA and a major super speciality hospital Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. (more...)
Iran Raps US Veto of UNSC Resolution on Trump's Jerusalem Decision
- December 19, 2017

According to CNN, fourteen council members voted in favour of the Egyptian-sponsored resolution that would have demanded President Trump reverse course on the decision. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft told reporters. There had been an increase in incidents, he said, with rockets fired from Gaza into Israel and clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces. (more...)
Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack
- December 19, 2017

The Saudi-backed Yemeni troops and the local fighters allied with the government have been making strides, kicking the Houthis from three districts of Hodeidah province during past ten days. On the November 30th, another was sacked at the southern city of Khamis Mushait. The Saudi ruling coalition blockaded all entry into Yemen, even by humanitarian workers, in response to the attack. (more...)

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