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National Basketball Association admits refs missed Kevin Durant's late fouls on LeBron James National Basketball Association admits refs missed Kevin Durant's late fouls on LeBron James
- December 29, 2017

A back-to-back involving games in Denver and the Bay is about as hard a two-day stretch as an National Basketball Association team can face, especially one without its best player. He missed the first 43 games last season dealing with symptoms such as headaches, nausea and an aching neck. Green asked rhetorically of reporters. If these fouls were changed, it would have changed how the game finished, and potentially the outcome of the game. (more...)
Trending Stock under Radar: Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI)
- December 29, 2017

About 512,375 shares traded. While having a peek at profitability ratios Intrepid Potash Inc (NYSE: IPI ) has trailing twelve month gross margin at -1.4%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at -16.8% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at -22.9%. (more...)
Thatcher Refused To Take Panda To Washington In Concorde, Papers Show Thatcher Refused To Take Panda To Washington In Concorde, Papers Show
- December 29, 2017

A panda missed out on a transatlantic first class flight with Margaret Thatcher after she refused to accommodate him in the back of her Concorde, because they are not "happy omens" for politicians, newly released files show. Explaining the proposition, Cabinet Secretary Sir Robert Armstrong wrote: "Lord Zuckerman sees this as a signal demonstration of the special relationship and would be very happy to time the announcement of the loan or the delivery of the panda in a way that the Prime ... (more...)
Corey Lewandowski Speaks out Against Sexual Assault Allegation
- December 29, 2017

She said she felt it was "disgusting and shocking and demeaning". She recalled Lewandoski's behavior after he allegedly smacked her, saying he laughed and walked away. "If I offended George, you know, I totally apologize, and I've made it clear". "I really want an apology". Lewandowski has told Fox Business that "due process" was under way and would "determine a person's innocence". (more...)
UC regent resigns amid criticism over offensive remark UC regent resigns amid criticism over offensive remark
- December 29, 2017

When the issue surfaced previous year, University of California policy covered only conduct related to the university, and the board took no action. The regents have now altered their policy where an alleged case of sexual misconduct outside the boundaries of UC can lead to an investigation, the report stated. (more...)
Lesbian couple, two children found slain in upstate NY home Lesbian couple, two children found slain in upstate NY home
- December 29, 2017

The bodies were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a basement apartment in a house in Troy, a city near Albany. The building's manager found the deceased in their basement apartment at 158 Second Ave., in Troy just before 1 p.m. Police have said they still don't have a suspect for the murders, and don't want to release a potential motive in the fears of hurting their investigation. (more...)
SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc
- December 29, 2017

About 23,559 shares traded. Evercore initiated SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has risen 32.38% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 4,902 shares of the technology company's stock worth $188,000 after buying an additional 1,550 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion
- December 29, 2017

India's star chess player Viswanathan Anand won the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship on Thursday, as he defeated Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev in the final playoff round 2-0 in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia. The Indian grand master registered his win in 34 moves. The title came as a big relief for Anand and he took social media after winning the title. (more...)
Thousands protest in Iran in anti-government demonstrations Thousands protest in Iran in anti-government demonstrations
- December 29, 2017

Similar protests were reportedly held in the western provinces of Kermanshah and Lorestan on Friday. The protests in Mashhad, which were attended by hundreds according to footage posted on social media and sent to CHRI, ended after about two hours after police intervened and arrested several participants. (more...)
Hermitage Capital's Browder Sentenced In Absentia By Moscow Court Hermitage Capital's Browder Sentenced In Absentia By Moscow Court
- December 29, 2017

Cherkasov, meanwhile, was sentenced to eight years in prison. By the decision of the Tverskoy court of Moscow, founder of the British Hermitage Capital fundBill Browder and his partner Ivan Cherkasov were found guilty of deliberate bankruptcy and tax evasion for more than 3 billion rubles ($52m). (more...)
Isle of Dogs acid attack leaves woman with 'life-changing' injuries Isle of Dogs acid attack leaves woman with 'life-changing' injuries
- December 29, 2017

The police say they opened an investigation into the case after the victim's face and legs were attacked with a "noxious substance" while walking alone in Canary Wharf on 27 December. Police are now reviewing CCTV footage and have appealed for any information that might help identify the suspect. No release for Briton The husband of a Briton in prison in Tehran said he was "in limbo" waiting for news of her release but had not given up hope. (more...)
Tehran Police: No More Arrests for Flouting Dress Code Tehran Police: No More Arrests for Flouting Dress Code
- December 29, 2017

It added that those repeatedly doing so could still be subject to legal action. Rahimi, who was appointed in August, did not elaborate on which Islamic codes were in question or when the new guidelines were introduced. However, younger and more liberal-minded women have long pushed the boundaries of the official dress code, drawing the ire of conservatives. The move by the police chiefs marks a fulfillment of President Hassan Rouhani's reformist agenda, which was widely voted for in the ... (more...)
Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back
- December 29, 2017

The constable's rejoinder left the MLA taken aback with socking expressions. News organisations have not yet identified the constable who slapped the MLA back. Kumari won from the Dalhousie constituency in the election. Gandhi is expected to meet party legislators, defeated party candidates and district presidents, and discuss with them the reasons for the defeat. (more...)
India using Afghanistan to hatch conspiracy, impede CPEC India using Afghanistan to hatch conspiracy, impede CPEC
- December 29, 2017

The Pakistani Army is committed to provide security to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the military has taken special measures in this regard, a senior Army officer said Thursday. Further he said that processions against the government create opportunity for the extremists to increase uncertainty among the country men. Talking about the new facility Iqbal said the government has set up the passport office to provide facilities to the people according to global standards. (more...)
Golden Knights defeat Kings on David Perron's OT goal Golden Knights defeat Kings on David Perron's OT goal
- December 29, 2017

A dreaded late-period, short-side goal from Shea Theodore, who was plucked from the Ducks in the expansion draft, tied it up, and suddenly, it was as if all the air was gone from the Ducks' tires. Anze Kopitar leads Los Angeles with 17 goals, Jake Muzzin has 17 assists and Drew Doughty has 102 shots on goal. "We found a way to get two big points". (more...)
Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack
- December 29, 2017

It added that two of the rockets were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. Local media widely reported that the rockets were launched as dozens of people were gathering in the kibbutz of Kfar Azza to commemorate the birthday of Sgt. (more...)
Helwan: Gunman launches deadly attack on Marmina Church
- December 29, 2017

It also said there was a separate attack on a store in the same neighborhood of Helwan that killed two Copts. Earlier last month, in Egypt reportedly more than 300 were killed in an attack on a Sufi mosque. Egypt's state-run MENA news agency, citing an unnamed official at the Interior Ministry , said Friday's attack in the Helwan neighborhood was carried out by two assailants; one of them fled the scene and was being chased down. (more...)
Storm force winds to hit Ulster, Connacht Storm force winds to hit Ulster, Connacht
- December 29, 2017

According to the national forecaster , Storm Dylan is expected to affect Ireland on Saturday night /early Sunday morning. It's expected track is northeastwards through Donegal Bay and up along the north-Ulster coast. Rain is also on the cards for today and mercury is expected to drop to 0C tonight. The alert is for strong wind and is valid from 12:05am on Sunday until 3:00pm. (more...)
Anthrax antibodies in defector raises fears North Korea is developing chemical weapons Anthrax antibodies in defector raises fears North Korea is developing chemical weapons
- December 29, 2017

RT: If it is confirmed the North does have biological weapons, could we see even more worldwide pressure, more sanctions on the country? He was part of a group of North Koreans detained in Shenyang city, China , on November 4 and forced to return to North Korea on November 17. (more...)
12 dead in fast-moving New York City apartment fire 12 dead in fast-moving New York City apartment fire
- December 29, 2017

Both were dead, it said. More than 170 New York City firefighters responded to the scene of the fire. Police say four children are among the 12 people killed in New York City's deadliest residential fire in decades. "The smoke was insane, people screaming, 'Get out!'" One second-floor resident named Rafael said he barely escaped with his life, telling the Post: "The smoke was bad". (more...)
Romanians arrested for hacking 100+ surveillance cameras in DC Romanians arrested for hacking 100+ surveillance cameras in DC
- December 29, 2017

A criminal complaint unsealed in Washington said the two - Mihai Alexandru Isvanca, 25, and Eveline Cismaru, 28 - were arrested in Bucharest on December 15 and charged with conspiracy and various forms of computer fraud. The Secret Service was aware of the hack and alerted the public in January, but the suspects have until now been unknown. Ransomware is generally spread in email links or attachments and encrypts files or otherwise locks users out of their computers until they pay to ... (more...)
Taiwan president says island's defense budget to grow, given China pressures Taiwan president says island's defense budget to grow, given China pressures
- December 29, 2017

He argues that his assumption does not come from nowhere, as indicated by the intensified Chinese military activities around Taiwan in recent months and by Taiwan's latest national defense report released this week, which shows the number of People's Liberation Army aircraft and vessels operating near Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone reached 25 between August 2016 and December 2017. (more...)
Gunmen open fire at church near Cairo Gunmen open fire at church near Cairo
- December 29, 2017

An unverified picture of the alleged gunman's corpse published online appears to show a bearded man wearing a bulky ammunition vest sprawled on a street. The attacker was shot dead by officers. Egypt's beleaguered Christian minority make up around 10% of the population. Earlier this year at least 43 people were killed in twin bombings in Coptic churches in the cities of Alexandria and Tanta while they gathered to celebrate Palm Sunday. (more...)
Statement taken out of context, claims Saad Rafique Statement taken out of context, claims Saad Rafique
- December 29, 2017

The minister said he is a responsible person and has never adopted non-serious and unconstitutional behavior nor targeted the institutions. According to him, his speech on the death anniversary of his father was about harmony among institutions to work for betterment of the country. (more...)
Google Doodle marks Rashtrakavi Kuvempu's 113th birthday Google Doodle marks Rashtrakavi Kuvempu's 113th birthday
- December 29, 2017

Born on December 29, 1904 in the Kuppalli village of Shimoga district, Kuvempu's early education was done by a teacher from Dakshina Kannada district at his home. He was also conferred with Padma Vibhushan by Government of India in 1988. He finished his lower and secondary education in Kannada and English languages in Thirthahalli and moved to Mysore for further education at the Wesleyan High School. (more...)
Trivandrum: 23-year-old boy arrested for murdering mother Trivandrum: 23-year-old boy arrested for murdering mother
- December 29, 2017

The state police arrested Akshay Ashok, after keeping him in custody for two days, following his confession of the brutal act. "He then strangulated her in a fit of rage and once he confirmed the death, he took the body and burned it on the spot where Deepa used to burn garbage regularly". (more...)
All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend
- December 29, 2017

During the New Year's weekend, the Merced Police Department will partner with other police departments, Merced County Sheriff's Office and the California Highway Patrol to stop impaired drivers, police said . "You can get a DUI, it's against the law", Colby Daniels said. The CHP arrested 715 drivers for suspected drunk or drugged driving. "We had no trouble getting officers to get out there to enforce DUI, and I'm sure the loss of Officer Camilleri is on their minds", CHP spokesman Nathan ... (more...)
ConCourt Ruling On Zuma Impeachment Proceedings Imminent ConCourt Ruling On Zuma Impeachment Proceedings Imminent
- December 29, 2017

This followed the court's ruling that he had broken his oath of office. The Economic Freedom Fighters' bid to have President Jacob Zuma face impeachment proceedings in the National Assembly was heard at the Constitutional Court on 5 September 2017. (more...)
Akufo-Addo congratulates George Weah Akufo-Addo congratulates George Weah
- December 29, 2017

She led the country's recovery from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through an Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians in 2014-2015. This marks the first time in 70 years that Liberia will transfer power from one elected president to another. (more...)
UNSC investigates claims of illegal oil trade between China, North Korea UNSC investigates claims of illegal oil trade between China, North Korea
- December 29, 2017

Asked at a regular briefing whether Chinese ships were illegally providing oil to North Korean ships, Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang reiterated that China, including the military, strictly enforced United Nations resolutions on North Korea. (more...)

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