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Florida sees first snow in about 30 years Florida sees first snow in about 30 years
- January 06, 2018

In New York City , relatively peaceful early morning snowfall transformed into a wind-whipped scene and near-whiteout conditions that forced JFK Airport to temporarily close "due to heavy snow, ice and harsh winds". Snow along the I-95 corridor south of Philadelphia should end by midday. And at New Hampshire's Mount Washington Observatory, the temperature will drop to a risky -35 degrees Fahrenheit on Friday night into Saturday , weather observer Taylor Reagan said as CNN reported. (more...)
Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer off coast of Maine Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer off coast of Maine
- January 06, 2018

Benner's 16-foot skiff was found near Long Cove last night, but there was no sign of him. The Maine Marine Patrol, which is leading the search for Paul Benner, announced the suspension on Friday evening. ME authorities are searching for a clammer who disappeared off the coast of St. George during the blizzard. "The search will continue in the coming days in and around Long Cove as weather permits". (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan Says Bilateral Legal Accords With US Losing Validity Turkey's Erdogan Says Bilateral Legal Accords With US Losing Validity
- January 06, 2018

Atilla, an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank, was convicted on five of six counts in a Manhattan federal court on Wednesday, including bank fraud and conspiracy to violate US sanctions law. with evidence. Erdogan has accused Gulen of being behind a failed 2016 coup attempt and is seeking his extradition. Atilla, an officer with Turkiye Halk Bankasi AS, or Halkbank, was arrested and charged. (more...)
Georgia controls Ole Miss as Rebels fall in first SEC road game Georgia controls Ole Miss as Rebels fall in first SEC road game
- January 06, 2018

That was our goal and that's what we did tonight. "We all contributed in our own way, and I'm really proud of the boys tonight". Georgia closed out the first half with a 16-7 run, featuring a jam from junior forward E'Torrion Wildrige, a three from Harris and 11 Maten points, securing the 39-31 lead going into halftime. (more...)
FEMA: Churches now eligible for recovery funds FEMA: Churches now eligible for recovery funds
- January 06, 2018

FEMA's 2018 policy change , made in light of SCOTUS' Trinity Lutheran decision and a lawsuit from three Texas churches , ensures that houses of worship are eligible for federal relief funds and are no longer "be singled out for disfavored treatment within the community centers subcategory of [public assistance] nonprofit applicants". (more...)
What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About CME Group Inc. (CME)?
- January 06, 2018

The company was downgraded on Friday, January 29 by Compass Point. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Among 15 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc owns 23,600 shares or 0.53% of their United States portfolio. Norinchukin Bank & Trust The, a Japan-based fund reported 18,228 shares. (more...)
Modi To Inaugurate First PIO Conference Modi To Inaugurate First PIO Conference
- January 06, 2018

The first "PIO Parliamentarian Conference" will be held on January 9 at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra at Chanakyapuri, Secretary (Consular, Passport, Visa and Overseas Indian Affairs) in MEA, Dnyaneshwar M Mulay told reporters. The event will be conducted in two working sessions on PIO Parliamentarians the story of the journey to parliament, and Resurgent India, the role of PIO Parliamentarians. (more...)
Popular chef Zubaida Tariq passes away after short illness in Karachi Popular chef Zubaida Tariq passes away after short illness in Karachi
- January 06, 2018

Her Namaz-e-Janaza will be offered in Sultan Mosque in Defence after Friday prayers. Her family migrated to Pakistan in 1947. She is survived by a son and a daughter. "May Allah Almighty bless her soul in peace and grant patience to her family!" tweeted Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif. After that there was no going back for her as she continued to appear on TV shows till before she fell ill. (more...)
Lawyer For Roy Moore's Son Says He Voted For Doug Jones Lawyer For Roy Moore's Son Says He Voted For Doug Jones
- January 06, 2018

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore stands behind his wife Kayla Moore as she speaks during a campaign event at Jordan's Activity Barn on December 11, 2017, in Midland City, Alabama. "He's still going to the same place that people who don't recognize God and morality and accept his salvation are going", Moore said. Jaffe said it was not clear to him whether he was the attorney to Moore's wife was referencing in December. (more...)
Macron Urges EU to Stress Iran Human Rights, Keep Nuclear Accord Macron Urges EU to Stress Iran Human Rights, Keep Nuclear Accord
- January 06, 2018

An Israeli named Hadar expressing solidarity with the people of Iran in a video compilation shared by StandWithUs. He said the postponement was a joint decision with Iran given the situation in the country. Macron noted that he spoke two days ago with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and told him that "France is always anxious to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms, freedom of conscience and freedom to demonstrate". (more...)
Comerica Bank Has $2951000 Stake in SL Green Realty Corp (SLG)
- January 06, 2018

The stock decreased 2.83% or $0.375 during the last trading session, reaching $12.875. Fairholme Capital Management Llc, which manages about $12.14B and $906.65 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in St Joe Co (NYSE:JOE) by 1.52 million shares to 27.00M shares, valued at $509.00M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Kim Kardashian slams those who question her parenting Kim Kardashian slams those who question her parenting
- January 06, 2018

I did not leave my son for one minute during his hospital stay", the reality star said on Twitter. Taking to the hot seat in the charity version of the iconic quiz show, Vogue, who has a degree in Construction design and management and quantitative surveying, had her knowledge of Kim Kardashian put to the test, and viewers were far from impressed. (more...)
Cherry Capital Airport K-9 Piper Passes Away Cherry Capital Airport K-9 Piper Passes Away
- January 06, 2018

After fighting the disease for a year, Piper died Wednesday night in his handler - Brian Edwards' - arms. "It is with the ultimate sadness I must report the passing of my best friend and love of my life", Edwards wrote. "Obviously I love Piper, so to be able to share him and our experience together and how we've grown through the past couple of years has been a lot of fun". (more...)
Senator Lynn Beyak kicked out of Conservative caucus Senator Lynn Beyak kicked out of Conservative caucus
- January 06, 2018

Lynn Beyak's harshest critics, unsatisfied with the decision to kick her out of the Conservative caucus, wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to mount an effort to deal with her "fundamental unfitness" to serve in the upper chamber. Northern Ontario Senator Lynn Beyak has crossed a line in the political sand. Dyck is the chair of the committee and said at the time she tried speaking to Beyak at the time but said she can't engage with her in a meaningful way. (more...)
Here's why some think Trump has 'declared war on California' Here's why some think Trump has 'declared war on California'
- January 06, 2018

Adults can grow their own pot or buy it from a state-licensed retailer. What happens in the coming months,"depends on whether a prosecutor brings a marijuana case that's outside the former policy", Cole said. In November, Sessions named him the interim USA attorney. Instead, the Trump administration will let federal prosecutors decide whether to prosecute in their respective states. (more...)
Israel extends custody of Palestinian teen in 'slap video' Israel extends custody of Palestinian teen in 'slap video'
- January 06, 2018

The video of the December 15 confrontation outside the Tamimi's home in the village of Nabi Saleh was widely shared on social media. "On the same day, the same army left Ahed's little cousin, Mohamed Tamimi, nearly dead for dead, killing him in the head during a demonstration against Trump's statements". (more...)
Higher education enrolments up by 8.2 million between 2010 Higher education enrolments up by 8.2 million between 2010
- January 06, 2018

The total number of students enrolling for higher education in the country has increased from 2.75 crore in the year 2010-11 to 3.57 crore students in the year 2016-17, the All India Survey for Higher Education (AISHE) for 2016-17 said on Friday. (more...)
Is Buying Science Applications Internation (NYSE:SAIC) Here Good Idea?
- January 06, 2018

It has ranged in price between $76.59-$77.86 after having started the session at $77.5 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.55. About 47,239 shares traded. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) on Thursday, October 26. (NASDAQ:CARB) on Friday, September 29. $231,600 worth of Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) was sold by KRASNOW TODD on Monday, December 11. (more...)
LA schools superintendent has cancer, will retire LA schools superintendent has cancer, will retire
- January 06, 2018

In a statement issued Friday in which she disclosed the cancer diagnosis, King said she meant to remain on leave through June before officially retiring after 33 years with the district. In her most recent public communication, in October, King had said she would return "after the first of the year". She added that the district remains in "remain in good hands". (more...)
Wisconsin Will Close Two Juvenile Facilities Under Federal Investigation Wisconsin Will Close Two Juvenile Facilities Under Federal Investigation
- January 06, 2018

Located north of Wausau in Lincoln County, both facilities have been the subject of state and federal investigations, numerous negative news stories, and civil rights lawsuits that have challenged the techniques used to control the inmate population and the conditions young offenders are living in. (more...)
SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Shares Bought by ART Advisors LLC
- January 06, 2018

The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, September 30. Susquehanna downgraded the shares of STI in report on Tuesday, June 7 to "Neutral" rating. Recently attention has been given to shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: "SunTrust Joins ZelleĀ® to Enable Fast, Safe and Easy Payments Between Consumers" on December 11, 2017, also Businesswire.com published article titled: "SunTrust Names Ellen Fitzsimmons as General ... (more...)
Watchdog: Russian Airstrikes Kills Civilians in Syria Watchdog: Russian Airstrikes Kills Civilians in Syria
- January 06, 2018

There was no immediate confirmation by the Russian military , which is providing air support to government forces fighting rebels. "Putin's propaganda statement about the victory of the Russian military in Syria, with which he began his fourth presidential election campaign, has turned into a shameful farce, and a military parade he oversaw on Syrian land has turned into a funeral procession", Turchynov said. (more...)
Johanna Konta suffers injury scare ahead of Australian Open Johanna Konta suffers injury scare ahead of Australian Open
- January 06, 2018

Konta's exit came two days after No 2-ranked Garbine Muguruza retired in the third set of her first match of the season after struggling with leg cramps. "I think overall I've played better and better tennis, and I've managed to really fight through some challenging situations", she said. She will face Karolina Pliskova , who beat her in the semifinals here past year. (more...)
Huge swath of United States hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold Huge swath of United States hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold
- January 06, 2018

Coastal Massachusetts is also experiencing "major and destructive" flooding , brought by a combination of high tide and waves from the storm, the weather service writes . The phenomenon occurs when a storm's barometric pressure drops by 24 millibars in 24 hours. This storm has more than doubled that pace. The storm's impact extended to eastern Canada. (more...)
Ex-NJ Police Chief Cops To Off-Duty Work Fraud Ex-NJ Police Chief Cops To Off-Duty Work Fraud
- January 06, 2018

Robateau's instincts are always to help and save others and that's what he was doing when he was struck", Kelly added, according to the outlet. Everyone involved in the crash stayed at the scene and no charges are expected, according to the state police. (more...)
Marco Investment Management LLC Raises Position in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)
- January 06, 2018

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. Koch Industries Inc. Finally, Needham & Company LLC downgraded Stryker from a "hold" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research note on Friday, January 6th. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 27 report. (more...)
International Speedway Corp (ISCA) Holdings Increased by Russell Investments Group Ltd.
- January 06, 2018

International Speedway had a return on equity of 5.05% and a net margin of 10.07%. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500. Luminus Management Llc increased C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW) stake by 11.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Governor: Pennsylvania Will Protect Medical Marijuana Patients From Any Federal Overreach Governor: Pennsylvania Will Protect Medical Marijuana Patients From Any Federal Overreach
- January 06, 2018

The law permits pills, oils, vapor or liquid marijuana, but not marijuana in plant form or what are considered edibles. DePasquale, who supports the regulation and taxation of marijuana, said in a statement that Sessions "is spitting in the faces of the 64 percent of Americans who openly support marijuana legalization". (more...)
Cate Blanchett Is Officially Jury President of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival Cate Blanchett Is Officially Jury President of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival
- January 06, 2018

Blanchett follows Spanish director Pedro Almodovar , who presided the jury previous year. The actress will preside over the jury for the 71st edition of the event, succeeding Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. Speaking to the film industry trade magazine Variety , Ms. Blanchett said, "It is never easy for a woman to come forward in such situations and I wholeheartedly support those who have". (more...)
Gov. Fallin sets election date for medical marijuana measure Gov. Fallin sets election date for medical marijuana measure
- January 06, 2018

If passed, the measure would allow state residents age 18 or older who have a doctor's permission to carry small amounts of the drug and grow a restricted number of marijuana plants. Paul said he didn't expect the federal policy change to impact efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma. "We will focus on motivating Oklahomans to register to vote at this rally and will continue our education campaign". (more...)

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