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Kasich Signs Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Kasich Signs Down Syndrome Abortion Ban
- December 22, 2017

In 2015 the governor told CNN he would sign a ban on abortions based on Down syndrome. Some GOP lawmakers voted against the bill because similar measures have been found unconstitutional in other states, including neighboring Indiana. However, opponents say the ban is one of many passed in recent years to make abortion less accessible in OH, that it shames women and that it will prevent them from having honest conversations with their doctors following a Down syndrome diagnosis. (more...)
(NYSE:APA) Position Raised by Envestnet Asset Management Inc
- December 22, 2017

About 69,418 shares traded. Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has declined 10.21% since December 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500. Capital Ok holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) for 5,328 shares. Estabrook Capital reported 0.01% stake. American Assets Invest Mgmt Ltd Company accumulated 0.27% or 30,000 shares. (more...)
Stockholm Arbitration obliges Naftogaz to pay more than $2 bln to Gazprom Stockholm Arbitration obliges Naftogaz to pay more than $2 bln to Gazprom
- December 22, 2017

On May 31, the Stockholm arbitration granted the Ukrainian company's demand to review the price in the gas purchase contract signed with Gazprom in 2009 for gas purchases starting 2014, canceled Ukraine's commitment to buy 52 billion cubic meters of gas annually or pay its cost (the "take or pay" principle), and also completely canceled Gazprom's ban on gas re-exports. (more...)
Special weather statement in effect for parts of the region Special weather statement in effect for parts of the region
- December 22, 2017

For those who will be running around in the days before the man in red makes his yearly appearance, Environment Canada is calling for seasonal temperatures. Further, Friday morning rush hour could be pretty brutal, so you'll want to leave extra early on what's hopefully your last day of work or school before the holidays. (more...)
Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows
- December 22, 2017

Senators have been under pressure to release the information on sexual and workplace harassment claims after the House Office of Compliance began disclosing information on settlements. It's not entirely clear how the data is being organized. Neither Shelby's nor Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office responded to a request for comment. (more...)
Groom in rare cross-border wedding is a drug smuggler Groom in rare cross-border wedding is a drug smuggler
- December 22, 2017

Border Angels notably does not handle background checks for these occasions, leaving that to Border Patrol . Because of this incident, future events like this are in jeopardy. "They showed up dressed for a wedding", Mr Wilson said. At the station, record checks revealed that one of the men, 32-years-old, was previously convicted and sentenced to three years in prison in Calif for lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age and had a prior record for deportation. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe backs up Comey's 'loyalty oath' claim Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe backs up Comey's 'loyalty oath' claim
- December 22, 2017

Flynn was sacked by Trump earlier this year for lying to Vice President Pence about his Russian contacts. "But clearly, Comey did tell his senior leadership and that's one thing that Comey did say in his public testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, that he did talk to senior officials but he never named Andrew McCabe but McCabe himself told the House Intelligence Committee this week that that conversation did occur between the two of them". (more...)
Cold front brings another round of snow Cold front brings another round of snow
- December 22, 2017

Gusty north and east winds will develop, with some gusts up to 30 and 40 miles per hour. Wind gusts will accompany the cold weather, leading to the possibility of drifting snow and hazardous driving conditions over the holiday weekend. We will see a brief break from the snow tonight through Thursday morning. By Saturday morning, most cities will drop below zero with wind chills nearing -20°. (more...)
Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing
- December 22, 2017

Geyser has also pleaded guilty and is already receiving treatment at a mental hospital. One of the two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate, Payton Leuter, in 2014 to gain the favor of a horror character named Slender Man will soon learn how long she will spend in a mental health facility. (more...)
Raccoon attacks 4-month-old, drags her out of bed Raccoon attacks 4-month-old, drags her out of bed
- December 22, 2017

Rodgers says she had taken her six-year-old son to the bathroom while baby Jourini was asleep on a bed. 'She was laying on the floor- across the room - blood all over her face and her pjs, ' the horrified mom told Fox 26 . I didn't know what to say, what to think'. Distraught parents say a raccoon attacked their baby girl inside their own home. "Eat her? Kill her?" Rodgers told CBS Philly she had alerted her landlord about witnessing a raccoon the day of the attack. (more...)
'Ambulance of death' stretcher-bearer accused of killing patients in Italy 'Ambulance of death' stretcher-bearer accused of killing patients in Italy
- December 22, 2017

Three of Garofalo's alleged accomplices are also being probed by police. The secret air injections - which would trigger blockages of arteries - allegedly happened as ambulances were taking terminally ill patients from a Sicilian hospital to their homes to die in peace. (more...)
Jerusalem vote: United Nations a Jerusalem vote: United Nations a "house of lies", says Israel
- December 22, 2017

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor of a draft. There is no veto at the General Assembly, but votes there are non-binding. He went on to thank the U.S. president and his envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley , for "standing up for Israel and for standing up for the truth". On Wednesday, Trump had praised Haley for warning foreign diplomats that she will be "taking names" of countries that support the resolution criticizing ... (more...)
Trump administration considering to separate families who illegally cross US-Mexico border Trump administration considering to separate families who illegally cross US-Mexico border
- December 22, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is considering adopting a proposal that would see immigrant parents separated from their children when caught crossing the US-Mexico border illegally. Although the Trump Administration obtained a timely achievement in reversing the rate of undocumented immigration to the country during the first months of its government, immigration agents have reported having detained 7,018 families during the month of November on the Mexican border, which represents an ... (more...)
Trump celebrates after Congress wraps up massive tax package
- December 22, 2017

In a statement released Wednesday after the House passed the $1.5 trillion package in a re-vote, Trump said that he promised the public "a big, attractive tax cut for Christmas" and "that is exactly what they are getting". Trump pledged to eliminate the so-called carried interest deduction loophole, which benefits the private-equity managers, venture capitalists and hedge fund managers Mr. (more...)
8-year-old Girl Gangraped by Six, Including Five Minors in Pune 8-year-old Girl Gangraped by Six, Including Five Minors in Pune
- December 22, 2017

After conducting a medical examination, the doctor informed the girl's father that she was raped. The boys used to take the girl to a secluded place on pretext of playing and used to molest her and even threatened to kill her, a report said. (more...)
President Trump signs bill to keep government running President Trump signs bill to keep government running
- December 22, 2017

The poll gives Trump negative reviews for his handling of foreign policy, terrorism, immigration, health care and tax policy, even as Congress is set to approve a $1.5 trillion tax cut over the next decade, Trump's first major legislative victory. (more...)
PM Modi congratulates Nepal PM-elect KP Oli, Prachanda PM Modi congratulates Nepal PM-elect KP Oli, Prachanda
- December 22, 2017

He reiterated India's support to Nepal in its inclusive development, recalled the "timeless" contacts between the people and described the open border as a symbol of "our unique bonding". According to a report in Kathmandu Post, Modi invited Oli to visit India after the formation of government. Oli is set to become Prime Minister after the Leftist alliance mustered two-thirds majority in the parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal. (more...)
Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law
- December 22, 2017

Once President Trump signs it into law it will deliver more jobs, fairer taxes and bigger paychecks for Americans from all walks of life. The White House plans an event to celebrate the signing in the new year, on January 3. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan have vowed that the cuts would not be triggered. All 48 members of the Senate's Democratic caucus voted against the bill. (more...)
Nuclear Programme: US planning military attack on North Korea Nuclear Programme: US planning military attack on North Korea
- December 22, 2017

The WannaCry virus infected computers in May around the world, including Japan. Bossert said Tuesday in a press briefing the attribution of the ransomware, dubbed WannaCry , to the East Asian country is based on "careful investigation" in collaboration with private companies and other global governments such as the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. (more...)
US Vetoes UN Resolution Against Jerusalem US Vetoes UN Resolution Against Jerusalem
- December 22, 2017

Diplomats said they expected the United States to use its veto power to block the measure while most, if not all, of the 14 other council members were expected to back the draft resolution. Palestinian leaders condemned Monday's USA veto as a concession to Israel and announced plans to seek full membership in the United Nations. She further said about the USA veto: "We do it with no joy, but we do it with no reluctance", and that "the United States will not be told by any country where we can ... (more...)
Incidente stradale, muore pensionato di Borgosesia Incidente stradale, muore pensionato di Borgosesia
- December 22, 2017

Genova . In zona Campi, tra via Renata Bianchi e via Tea Benedetti, poco prima delle 15 si è verificato un gravissimo incidente stradale. Gli agenti del VI Gruppo Torri della Polizia Locali di Roma Capitale sono al lavoro per i rilievi scientifici. (more...)
Tax Prepayment Information for Property Owners
- December 22, 2017

Please note that to pay school taxes, search year 2017; and to pay City taxes, search year 2018. "Prepayment of taxes could potentially save residents thousands of dollars if, as proposed, the new tax law imposes a $10,000.00 limit on deductibility of property and local taxes in 2018", said New Rochelle Council Member Barry Fertel. (more...)
Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35% Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%
- December 22, 2017

A mere eight percent say he's made things better , and 30 percent say he's made no difference. Similarly, the CNN poll found that 51 percent of registered independent voters said they would likely vote for the Democratic candidate if elections were today. (more...)
Searching for the most successful stocks? Check: CEMEX, SAB de CV (CX)
- December 22, 2017

Where the relative strength index (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine excess buying & selling conditions of an asset, it is one of the most popular technical indicators, computed on the basis of the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. (more...)
Missing WW1 submarine found Missing WW1 submarine found
- December 22, 2017

The submarine had a crew of 35 when it went missing off the coast of the Duke of York Islands in September 1914. HMAS AE1 was found in in more than 300 metres of water off the Duke of York Islands in PNG by the search vessel Furgo Equator. (more...)
Caution: Dense fog could impact your morning commute Caution: Dense fog could impact your morning commute
- December 22, 2017

In the meantime, visibility in areas of dense fog can range from 200 yards to a half-mile. If you're driving, reduce speed as patches of fog can roll in suddenly, make use of your headlights, and don't tailgate, the weather service says. These fronts will result in showers Saturday , along with cool days and cold nights. Sunny and cool conditions are forecast for Christmas Day with highs in the mid-upper 50s. (more...)
Catalonia begins voting in pivotal election Catalonia begins voting in pivotal election
- December 22, 2017

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy "needs to accept dialogue with President Puigdemont and Vice President Junqueras", Rovira said, without clarifying if her party would support Puigdemont, whose ticket received more votes than ERC's. The 54-year-old historian wants Spanish authorities to "sit down to negotiate on a realistic basis". The leader of the other main separatist party and former vice president, Oriol Junqueras, faces the same charges and is now being held on remand in a Spanish prison. (more...)
Osun Workers To Commence Strike Over Half Salary Osun Workers To Commence Strike Over Half Salary
- December 22, 2017

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Osun on Friday ordered their members to embark on an indefinite strike as a way of agitating for payment of their full salaries and outstanding alliances. But the governor, in a statement by his Commissioner for Information, Mr. Adelani Baderinwa , had urged the workers to still exercise more patience till the state was able to go back to paying full salary. (more...)
USA sollen Jerusalem-Entscheidung zurücknehmen USA sollen Jerusalem-Entscheidung zurücknehmen
- December 22, 2017

Zudem sind die Staaten dazu aufgerufen, keine diplomatischen Vertretungen in Jerusalem einzurichten wie von Trump angekündigt. "Wenn wir den UN großzügig Beiträge zahlen, erwarten wir zu Recht auch, dass unsere Gunst respektiert wird" sagte die US-amerikanische UN-Botschafterin Nikki Haley. (more...)
Law and order, administration situation improved drastically in UP: Yogi Adityanath Law and order, administration situation improved drastically in UP: Yogi Adityanath
- December 22, 2017

Even as the Opposition continued its protest and staged a walk out, the Bill on Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA) was passed in the UP Assembly by voice vote. The CM cited the steps taken to improve the law and order situation and said that agencies like ATS, STF, SIT and Women Powerline had been energized to show a better performance. (more...)

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