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Judge tosses out lawsuit against Trump over business ties Judge tosses out lawsuit against Trump over business ties
- December 22, 2017

The lawsuit claimed the business ties violated the Constitution's ban against receiving money from foreign governments for hotel stays or office leases. "Our legal team is weighing its options and will soon lay out our decisions on how to proceed". Photo The Trump International Hotel in Washington. Other lawsuits have made similar claims, including a lawsuit in Washington by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia. (more...)
Parents give teachers bottles of wine with son's picture on them Parents give teachers bottles of wine with son's picture on them
- December 22, 2017

DJ Sommers of Dayton, Ohio , says his parents usually give teachers a candle or flower to say thanks. This year, however, the parents thought this particular teacher needed something a little more substantial. "Happy holidays", DJ wrote on Twitter. Along with Jake's smiling face, Mary and her husband, Paul, added the caption, "Our Child Might Be The Reason you Drink So Enjoy This Bottle On Us". (more...)
Winter session of Parliament sets to pass Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Winter session of Parliament sets to pass Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017
- December 22, 2017

As Parliament passed Tuesday a bill to strengthen corporate governance standards and help improve ease of doing business, former finance minister P Chidambaram advocated a separate law to deal with small and medium companies, saying firms of all sizes can not be governed by the same companies law. (more...)
Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine
- December 22, 2017

It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. It was reported on Dec, 21 by Barchart.com . We have $81.33 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:ALK worth $741.36 million more. Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. has 215.76 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.55. San Francisco Sentry Invest Gru (Ca) holds 0.01% or 234 shares. (more...)
Spain watches as divided Catalans vote in polarised election Spain watches as divided Catalans vote in polarised election
- December 22, 2017

The anti-independence Ciudadanos had scored the best individual result, though, a partial count showed. Elsa Artadi from Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia ), which gained 34 seats, declared victory in front of party supporters, who shouted "Freedom". (more...)
Gov't Drops Challenge To Abortion For Detained Teen Gov't Drops Challenge To Abortion For Detained Teen
- December 22, 2017

The department said Roe was transferred from the Office of Refugee Resettlement to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and released on her own recognizance. The Justice Department on Thursday released a copy of a letter that shows a government official explaining his logic for preventing an undocumented teenager who became pregnant after being raped from getting an abortion, despite threats of self-harm if she could not obtain it. (more...)
Heavy security as Mike Pence makes surprise visit to Afghanistan Heavy security as Mike Pence makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
- December 22, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence has outlined President Donald Trump's strategy in Afghanistan during a surprise trip to Bagram Air Base. Pence told hundreds of USA troops in a speech in an airport hangar Thursday that too often Pakistan has provided "safe haven" to the Taliban and other terrorist groups. (more...)
38 percent of voters will 'definitely' not back Trump in 2020 38 percent of voters will 'definitely' not back Trump in 2020
- December 22, 2017

Forty-five percent of voters say former President Barack Obama deserves credit while 43 percent say President Donald Trump is responsible. The November 15 national poll found latest massacre drives gun control support to new high; voters reject GOP tax plan 2-1. (more...)
United States court rejects bid to stop trans recruit United States court rejects bid to stop trans recruit
- December 22, 2017

Although the one case has been pending before the DC Circuit, it was the 4th Circuit that issued the first appellate ruling on the subject, stating, without more explanation, that "the court denies the motion for administrative stay and partial stay pending appeal" in Thursday's order . (more...)
Saudi Arabia backs Palestinians' Jerusalem claim, king tells Abbas Saudi Arabia backs Palestinians' Jerusalem claim, king tells Abbas
- December 22, 2017

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud affirmed on Wednesday his country's firm stand on the rights of Palestinians to have East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, Saudi Press Agency reported . On December 6, President Trump reversed decades of United States policy, when he recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting worldwide criticism and sparking protests across the world. (more...)
WV AG, Bipartisan Coalition Reach $13.5 Million Settlement with Prescription Drug Maker WV AG, Bipartisan Coalition Reach $13.5 Million Settlement with Prescription Drug Maker
- December 21, 2017

All 50 states and the District of Columbia are participating in the settlement. "Drug companies that misrepresent their products dangerously jeopardize patients' health in order to increase profits", said Attorney General Schneiderman. In addition to the claims about Aggrenox and Micardis, Boehringer also falsely stated that Atrovent and Combivent could be used at doses that exceeded the maximum dosage recommendation in the product labeling, the AGs alleged. (more...)
McConnell Says Tax Overhaul Is His Second-Greatest Achievement McConnell Says Tax Overhaul Is His Second-Greatest Achievement
- December 21, 2017

The Arizona Republican, one of Trump's most vocal GOP critics, announced earlier this year he would not seek reelection in 2018, citing disparities between his own brand of conservatism and that of Trump. "Your job is to use the Democratic talking points, I understand that", McConnell replied. Republicans have tried to push back against those charges, accusing Democrats of resisting otherwise capable nominees on political grounds alone. (more...)
United Nations to Consider Additional North Korea Sanctions Drafted by US United Nations to Consider Additional North Korea Sanctions Drafted by US
- December 21, 2017

Citing unnamed sources , the daily said there was a dramatic step-up in preparations for a military response to North Korea's missile tests. Earlier, the United States and Canada said they would host a meeting of foreign ministers in January to show solidarity against Pyongyang. (more...)
Fast spreading brush fire erupts along Riverside park Fast spreading brush fire erupts along Riverside park
- December 21, 2017

The fire was burning near the popular hiking area around Mount Rubidoux, a city park. According to the Riverside Fire Department , flames quickly spread into deep brush along the dry river bottom, propelled southward by 25-30 miles per hour winds. (more...)
AG Paxton: Texans can bring guns to church AG Paxton: Texans can bring guns to church
- December 21, 2017

The policy treats churches the same as most other private entities by allowing its leadership to decide their gun policy for themselves. The opinion had been requested by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick after a gunman killed 26 people on November 5 at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, a tiny community outside San Antonio. (more...)
Antique firearms dealer linked to 100 shootings jailed for 30 years Antique firearms dealer linked to 100 shootings jailed for 30 years
- December 21, 2017

In wider remarks calling for tighter firearms regulations, directed at MPs, the judge added: "Unfortunately it takes just one person, as this case shows, to act in breach of the trust placed in them". Six French-made St Etienne revolvers seized at crime scenes were also linked to Edmunds. Pensioner Paul Edmunds , 66, imported a Colt pistol used in a fatal shooting at a London nightclub and supplied ammunition used in two other killings and an attempt to shoot down a police helicopter. (more...)
8.8 million people signed up for Obamacare coverage despite Trump's sabotage 8.8 million people signed up for Obamacare coverage despite Trump's sabotage
- December 21, 2017

The Trump administration has tried to sabotage Obamacare since Trump took office. About 8.8 million Americans enrolled in health coverage through Healthcare.gov, the Trump administration announced Thursday, a slight dip from past year after the Trump administration cut spending and outreach but far from a dramatic drop. (more...)
Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Shares Sold by Nationwide Fund Advisors
- December 21, 2017

Fmr Llc sold 563,803 shares as Compass Minerals Intl Inc ( CMP)'s stock declined 13.15%. The institutional investor owned 15,087 shares of the basic materials company's stock after purchasing an additional 1,585 shares during the quarter. The stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. Arcadia Inv Management Mi stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (more...)
Alliant Energy (LNT) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14
- December 21, 2017

Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 0.01% or 644 shares. About 14,767 shares traded. ePlus inc. Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT ) has risen 11.22% since December 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Brookstone Cap holds 5,340 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Grandeur Peak Global Advsrs Limited Liability Com holds 0.14% or 12,681 shares. (more...)
Former State Trooper Facing Drug Charges In Maine Former State Trooper Facing Drug Charges In Maine
- December 21, 2017

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested 51-year-old Jeffrey Linscott late Wednesday in Gorham, where he was allegedly making a drug transaction in a grocery store parking lot. Additional arrests are expected. Linscott is facing charges of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs for fentanyl, two counts of trafficking in scheduled drugs for fentanyl and cocaine, as well as unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, the Bangor Daily News reports . (more...)
Mikael Kingsbury scores World Cup moguls gold in China Mikael Kingsbury scores World Cup moguls gold in China
- December 21, 2017

And judging by his current form, Kingsbury is well set to do that as his score of 83.61 saw him clinch his second World Cup win from as many competitions this season. I am really excited to have been able to use my back full in all three runs. Canada's Andi Naude was third on 77.64. Kauf now moves top of the World Cup moguls standings on 145 points, 35 ahead of Naude while Britteny Cox, victor of the previous competition in Ruka, drops to third after only managing a 25th-place finish on ... (more...)
OxFORD Asset Management LLP Cuts Stake in Waters Co. (NYSE:WAT)
- December 21, 2017

The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $12.73. About 203,932 shares traded. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Amica Retiree Med Trust has 696 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. 1,637 are held by Neville Rodie Shaw. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 1,145 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $210,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the period. (more...)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Stake Held by Polen Capital Management Llc
- December 21, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,270,458 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $2,588,533,000 after buying an additional 148,962 shares in the last quarter. Global X Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 1,205 shares. Tarbox Family Office invested in 0% or 18 shares. Barclays lowered Regeneron Pharmaceuticals from an "equal weight" rating to an "underweight" rating and dropped their target price for the company from $450.00 to $395.00 in a research report on Friday, October 20th. (more...)
Good Samaritan Stops Woman From Being Raped, Helps Capture Suspect Good Samaritan Stops Woman From Being Raped, Helps Capture Suspect
- December 21, 2017

Police say the suspect, Jorge Cruz de Armas, contacted a woman and offered her a ride on Monday around 4:30 p.m. He initially thought the suspect and the victim were there to have sex, so he approached De Armas' white truck and tapped on the window, hoping they would leave. (more...)
Roommate in body fluids case avoids hate crimes charge Roommate in body fluids case avoids hate crimes charge
- December 21, 2017

Brochu, a Harwinton resident who was tossed from the university after her alleged harassment of her roommate came to light, was charged by West Hartford police with breach of peace and criminal mischief. Her roommate says she developed throat pain. Brochu claimed Rowe was rude to her and posted videos online of her snoring to make fun of her. She added she was sick during the beginning of the school year, and blamed Brochu for her illness. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath's Pitch In Karnataka: Tipu Sultan Versus Lord Hanuman Yogi Adityanath's Pitch In Karnataka: Tipu Sultan Versus Lord Hanuman
- December 21, 2017

He further told, "They don't worship Hanuman, they worship Tipu Sultan ", TOI reported. Earlier, BJP leaders including Rajnath Singh and Amit Shah had slammed Congress-led Karnataka government for celebrating the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan. (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA), Matador Resources Company (MTDR)
- December 21, 2017

Virginia Retirement Et Al invested 0.03% in Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR). The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $16.96. Therefore 0 are positive. Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to buy Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)'s shares projecting a $17.5 target price. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN), National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)
- December 21, 2017

It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500. Flossbach Von Storch Ag decreased its stake in National Oilwell Varco (NOV) by 5.45% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has "Hold" rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, November 29. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, January 25. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 9 with "Neutral". (more...)
China sentences 44 Taiwanese for fraud China sentences 44 Taiwanese for fraud
- December 21, 2017

The question of how to deal with Taiwanese arrested overseas has become a sensitive diplomatic issue, with Taipei protesting that suspects should be returned to the self-ruled island, rather than the mainland. The incident is the latest to involve the global deportation of a Taiwanese suspect, and analysts see the cases as part of Beijing's bid to pile pressure on Tsai. (more...)
Puslinch Township votes to keep Swastika Trail street name Puslinch Township votes to keep Swastika Trail street name
- December 21, 2017

Guzar, his wife and two of their neighbours contacted B'nai Brith Canada two months ago, asking for help persuading council to change the street name. He also said his organization would continue to help residents working to change the name. Another Canadian Jewish organization, Friends Of Simon Wiesenthal Center For Holocaust Studies, called the street name "a national shame". (more...)

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