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Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Has $298000 Position in Hess Corp. (HES)
- January 05, 2018

We have $52.57 PT which if reached, will make NYSE: HES worth $945.42M more. The company has a market cap of $15,700.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.45 and a beta of 1.77. Hancock has 0.01% invested in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) for 4,339 shares. Hess Corp. The company's 50 day moving average price is $54.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $54.25. (more...)
Thomas Monson, Leader Of Mormon Church, Dies At 90 Thomas Monson, Leader Of Mormon Church, Dies At 90
- January 05, 2018

With the passing of the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the question many now turn to is "Who will lead the worldwide church?". Monson will be remembered for his emphasis on humanitarian work; leading the faith's involvement in the passage of gay marriage ban in California in 2008; continuing the religion's push to be more transparent about its past. (more...)
Amber Alert canceled, 5-month-old child found safe Amber Alert canceled, 5-month-old child found safe
- January 05, 2018

The suspect has not been located. Police said the baby was secured in a vehicle seat in an unoccupied auto at the gas station when the vehicle was stolen. The auto has Missouri license plate number DC43G. According to reports, a 5-month-old baby is inside. The vehicle was last seen, on camera, driving westbound on USA 60. (more...)
Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav pleads minimum punishment Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav pleads minimum punishment
- January 05, 2018

Deferring the sentencing for the second day in a row, CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh said he would decide on Friday whether the sentence would be given over video conference or in the court. According to lawyers, Lalu can be awarded three to seven years' punishment. According to legal experts, Lalu Prasad would be able to apply for bail immediately at the lower court itself if the quantum of sentence happens to be less than three years. (more...)
Virginia Republican defeats Democrat in tied House race after random bowl drawing Virginia Republican defeats Democrat in tied House race after random bowl drawing
- January 05, 2018

Republican David Yancey originally won the seat by 10 votes. As the Republican's name was announced, Simonds sat stoically, holding the hands of her daughter and husband seated beside her. The panel decided the unknown voter had voted for Simonds by mistake and changed their ballot to choose Yancey. Simonds is now tied with incumbent Del. (more...)
Federal Investigators: Positive Train Control Would Have Prevented Amtrak Derailment
- January 05, 2018

The train's conductor has sued in Pierce County Superior Court, alleging Amtrak failed to provide a safe work environment. Cottrell's lawsuit was filed in King County Superior Court in Seattle. That doesn't include the potential costs to Amtrak and government agencies from lawsuits: The conductor who was in the front locomotive when the train crashed sued Amtrak Wednesday, alleging the crew did not receive enough training on the new route. (more...)
Shin Bet Uncovers Iranian Intelligence Terror Network in Judea, Samaria Shin Bet Uncovers Iranian Intelligence Terror Network in Judea, Samaria
- January 05, 2018

In light of the connection to South Africa, the Shin Bet has concluded that Iran has been using the country as a significant base to locate, recruit and handle terrorists in the West Bank and Israel. Before commending ISA and Israel's security services for thwarting the terrorist plot, Netanyahu stressed that Iran has been found to be a repeat offender in its jihadist operations created to be carried out on Israeli soil. (more...)
New law allows native Oregonian to pump gas for the first time New law allows native Oregonian to pump gas for the first time
- January 05, 2018

Self-service will also be allowed between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. At the time, many states had similar laws on the books, but a lot has changed since 1951, and gas stations and pumps are much safer now. "New Jerseyans like to be pampered, I guess", state Sen. "FEAR NOT OREGON! I've made a decision to move to Oregon to open a school to teach people how to pump their own gas", one man joked. (more...)
What Can We Expect After Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT)'s Downgrade By Jefferies?
- January 05, 2018

The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital on Friday, June 24 with "In-Line". The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by Howard Weil given on Friday, February 5. 36,190 were accumulated by Perigon Wealth Mgmt Lc. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.01% or 155,809 shares in its portfolio. Adams Natural Resource Fund has 0.84% invested in Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT ). (more...)
Chinese company won't take over MoneyGram after failing to get United States approval Chinese company won't take over MoneyGram after failing to get United States approval
- January 05, 2018

The companies made a decision to terminate their deal after the committee on foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS) rejected their proposals to mitigate concerns over the safety of data that can be used to identify USA citizens, according to sources familiar with the confidential discussions. (more...)
Crude prices continue to stand at maximum for 3 years Crude prices continue to stand at maximum for 3 years
- January 05, 2018

Oil prices have received general support from production cuts led by OPEC and Russian Federation, which started in January previous year and are set to last through 2018, as well as from strong economic growth and financial markets. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation are working to reduce global inventories and price levels have also been boosted by concerns over the stability of the group's third-biggest producer, Iran . (more...)
DEP stops construction on Mariner East 2 pipeline after multiple violations DEP stops construction on Mariner East 2 pipeline after multiple violations
- January 05, 2018

Mariner East 2 would deliver natural gas liquids including propane, butane and ethane 350 miles across the southern portion of the Keystone State, sending products to eastern Pennsylvania and the Marcus Hook terminal near Philadelphia. Joe Minott, executive director of the Clean Air Council, applauded DEP for its action. Sunoco will also re-evaluate at least 63 areas where drilling will take place, and those reports will be posted to the DEP website. (more...)
Over half of new cars sold in Norway are electric or hybrid Over half of new cars sold in Norway are electric or hybrid
- January 05, 2018

The deployment of electric vehicles has spiked in recent years due to favourable tax incentives, which make zero-emissions cars more attractive compared to conventional diesel. Electric cars have widespread support among Norway's 5.3 million people. Last month, Tesla became the most popular auto maker in Norway after delivering thousands of vehicles at the end of the year. (more...)
Trump's ICE Pick: Sanctuary Officials Should Be Charged With Crimes Trump's ICE Pick: Sanctuary Officials Should Be Charged With Crimes
- January 05, 2018

It doesn't matter if a person is documented or not, law enforcement still has to follow judge's orders. He wants to throw California Governor Jerry Brown in jail, along with any other elected state official who adopts a " sanctuary " policy in the area over which they have jurisdiction. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth in conversation for coronation documentary Queen Elizabeth in conversation for coronation documentary
- January 05, 2018

Other quotes from the Queen's interview are being withheld by the BBC until the documentary airs in the United Kingdom later this month, but the project is believed to feature other people who were involved in her coronation, including a choirboy who found himself singing solo when when his colleagues - overwhelmed by the occasion - lost their voices. (more...)
Budget Session to Begin From Jan 29, Budget on Feb 1 Budget Session to Begin From Jan 29, Budget on Feb 1
- January 05, 2018

The Budget Session of Parliament will start on January 29 and the Budget will be tabled on February 1 , Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said on Friday. The budget session will take place ahead of assembly elections in Tripura and Meghalaya. The House lost about 15 hours due to disruptions and adjournments. (more...)
Stock in Action: Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD)
- January 05, 2018

Redwood Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 2% in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) or 880,385 shares. Finally, Atlantic Trust LLC grew its position in shares of Pioneer Natural Resources by 22.0% in the 3rd quarter. Huntington Retail Bank reported 32,681 shares. Ariel holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD ) for 151,931 shares. (more...)
Storm Eleanor leaves thousands without power as cold snap looms Storm Eleanor leaves thousands without power as cold snap looms
- January 05, 2018

The Met Office said some delays to land, air and sea transport are likely, as well as the potential for further power outages as wind speeds of up to 75mph move in from the south west of England. Some 14,000 homes in the country were left without power and record wind gusts of 195km/h were recorded near the city of Lucerne. The high winds left several people stranded in a ski lift in St Gallen canton, overturned a light airplane in Stans and snapped the 13m high Christmas tree in the capital ... (more...)
Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon
- January 05, 2018

Trump, for his part, branded the book it "phony" and "full of lies". Charles Harder, Trump's personal lawyer, in a legal notice provided to Reuters, warned of possible claims including libel against Wolff and publisher Henry Holt & Co and threatened to try to block publication of the book. (more...)
Five Colorado deputies shot, one fatally, in 'ambush' attack Five Colorado deputies shot, one fatally, in 'ambush' attack
- January 05, 2018

He knew we were coming. "We were aware that he wasn't happy with the Lone Tree Police Department and internally we had sent out some information to our officers to exercise caution should they come into contact with him", Beals said. All are listed in stable condition, Spurlock said. Spurlock said the injured civilians may have been bystanders in other apartments but cautioned he hadn't confirmed that yet. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning for Thursday Winter Storm Warning for Thursday
- January 05, 2018

Many State Governors have announced closure of schools and offices over the threatening hurricane-force winter with wind gusts and blinding snow. The winter storm warning is in effect for portions of southern CT and Suffolk County . Localized snow amounts of up to 10 inches are possible, especially across Queens and Nassau Counties . Winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. (more...)
Ex-president Saakashvili found guilty in Girgvliani case Ex-president Saakashvili found guilty in Girgvliani case
- January 05, 2018

He said he will continue his activities in Ukraine and Georgia, despite cases against him. As reported, on July 26, 2017, President Petro Poroshenko issued a decree stripping Saakashvili of Ukrainian citizenship. Violent dispersal of anti-government mass protests on November 7, 2007; unlawful raiding of Imedi television company by riot police; and the illegal take-over of property owned by late media tycoon Badri (Arkadi) Patarkatsishvili - all filed as one criminal case. (more...)
Padmavati: CBFC clears Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film for screening but protests continue Padmavati: CBFC clears Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film for screening but protests continue
- January 05, 2018

It has also demanded an ouster of newly-appointed CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi . Deccan Chronicle reports an source saying, "Since the film's makers claim that their film is based on the poem titled Padmavat by Sufi poet Malik Mohammed Jaisi, we asked for the title to be altered". (more...)
Tournament of Champions: Marc Leishman leads after opening round Tournament of Champions: Marc Leishman leads after opening round
- January 05, 2018

Leishman had the best PGA Tour season of his career previous year with two wins and he was pleased with his opening round in the event, which features a 34-player field made up of last season's tournament winners. "I think I did a good job previous year of putting myself in contention multiple times, but there needs to be some better weekends to make sure that we're on top come Sunday afternoon". (more...)
Ceasefire violation by Pakistan kills BSF jawan on his birthday Ceasefire violation by Pakistan kills BSF jawan on his birthday
- January 05, 2018

Official sources said the infiltration bid was foiled at Budhwar area of Arnia subsector where the infiltrator was killed by alert BSF troopers. BSF troopers have also reportedly killed an infiltrator this morning. The latest offensive by India comes in the wake of Hazra's killing as well as the attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants on 31 December that killed five CRPF soldiers. (more...)
Ohio State set to hire Alex Grinch as co-defensive coordinator Ohio State set to hire Alex Grinch as co-defensive coordinator
- January 05, 2018

According to multiple reports including Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports, Ohio State is set to hire former Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch to the staff as a co-defensive coordinator. Ohio State paid Schiano $700,000 in 2017, per the USA Today assistant coaches' salary database. Washington State ranked inside the top 10 nationally in turnovers gained, passing efficiency defense, and tackles for loss. (more...)
Tiger plans to play Torrey Pines, Riviera on West Coast Tiger plans to play Torrey Pines, Riviera on West Coast
- January 05, 2018

His performance caused ripples through the golfing world and led Jordan Spieth, the world No 2, to declare that the comeback story of the 14-time major victor is at "the forefront of the excitement in the game right now". The schedule is similar to the one previous year when Woods was returning from back surgery. Different about this return was that Woods was hitting with power, at times hitting it past Justin Thomas and Henrik Stenson, and he played several practice rounds before the ... (more...)
Delhi Fog: 21 Trains Cancelled And 59 Trains, 8 Flights Delayed Delhi Fog: 21 Trains Cancelled And 59 Trains, 8 Flights Delayed
- January 05, 2018

Fog safety devices are being installed in North Indian trains by Indian Railways to increase speed & reduce delay of trains caused by fog. On Tuesday, at least 69 inbound trains were delayed by up to 29 hours, while 24 trains were rescheduled and 25 trains were cancelled. (more...)
2 young girls reported missing out of Texas could be in Colorado 2 young girls reported missing out of Texas could be in Colorado
- January 05, 2018

They believe the girls are with Miles, who was Bates' roommate. Texas police issued an Amber Alert for two girls, ages 14 and 7, who may be with a man described as a "person of interest" in a suspicious death on Sunday. He's described as 6-foot-2 and 200 pounds with brown hair, hazel eyes and a beard. During a news conference, a smiling Banks said, "As you walked around in the incident command room, it wasn't "if" the girls came home, it has always been "when" the girls came home - that ... (more...)
Saudi writer says fall of Iranian regime is not in region's interest Saudi writer says fall of Iranian regime is not in region's interest
- January 05, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday the rhetoric used by Israel , the USA and Saudi Arabia regarding the anti-government protests in Iran could "lead to war". "In the event it is necessary, the army would take part in the fight against those led by the devil", Mousavi said on Thursday, according the Asriran news portal. (more...)

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