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Dapper Laughs to enter Big Brother house
- January 06, 2018

An Australian drag queen who found fame after appearing on Australian Idol and later on RuPaul's Drag Race drag show, on which she was a runner up on the sixth season. He's probably best known for his near the mark jokes (and by near the mark, we mean pretty damn sexist) so it's going to be interesting to see how he will fare in the series dedicated to celebrating women. (more...)
Trump dissolves voter-fraud commission, blames states Trump dissolves voter-fraud commission, blames states
- January 06, 2018

But there has been no evidence to back up that claim, and the president's assertions have been dismissed by election officials and experts. Critics claimed the commission was set up merely in an attempted to justify the President's outlandish voter fraud claims. (more...)
China to build military base near Chabahar? China to build military base near Chabahar?
- January 06, 2018

However, China officially states that it is only a logistics base to service its naval personnel deployed for anti-piracy operations. The project would mark China's second foreign military base in the world, after a recent expansion in Africa. (more...)
Pro-government demonstrators take to streets in Iran Pro-government demonstrators take to streets in Iran
- January 06, 2018

The meeting is being held at the request of the United States. It wasn't immediately clear whether the drop in reports of new demonstrations challenging Iran's government meant the protests are subsiding or that the authorities' blocking of social media apps has managed to stop protesters from offering new images of rallies. (more...)
Number of murders in NY falls to lowest level in decades Number of murders in NY falls to lowest level in decades
- January 06, 2018

There were also fewer shootings and fewer overall crimes reported. Arrests also were down by more than 30,000 from 2016. The number of murders was the lowest since 1951, when comparable record-keeping began. Crime was down in most categories except for rape. "We're giving them more training, more support, more technology, but on top of that, because of a neighborhood policing philosophy, now we have a relationship between police and community,", Democrat, said on CNN. (more...)
Big Chill Returns to Menace Northeast as Snow Storm Subsides
- January 06, 2018

As the storm rumbled through New England Thursday afternoon, Marcus Slaga hunkered down at a hotel bar in Boston's partly flooded Seaport District. That spells blizzard conditions in the Northeast - as well as thousands of canceled flights, scores of shuttered schools and empty grocery store shelves. (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: Holly Energy Partners, LP (HEP), A10 Networks, Inc. (ATEN)
- January 06, 2018

Analysts await Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) to report earnings on February, 16. Walleye Trading Ltd invested in 0% or 1,024 shares. It has underperformed by 14.15% the S&P500. The forecast of 0 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 24 by Cantor Fitzgerald. (more...)
Zarif slams Trump over expression of Zarif slams Trump over expression of "respect" for Iranians
- January 06, 2018

In his latest tweet about the protests, Trump wrote: "Such respect for the people of Iran as they try to take back their corrupt government". Britain and France reiterated that Iran must respect the rights of protesters, but French Ambassador Francois Delattre said the "events of the past days do not constitute a threat to peace and global security". (more...)
Storm Grayson causes travel chaos in NY Storm Grayson causes travel chaos in NY
- January 06, 2018

U.S. East Coast storm will indirectly affect NW Europe by building a ridge of high pressure this weekend, which will bring colder conditions for the UK. More than 4,000 flights were canceled with John F. Kennedy International Airport suspending flights around 11 a.m. All flights have resumed at LaGuardia. (more...)
More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters United States east coast More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters United States east coast
- January 06, 2018

Both tunnels were later reopened, but residents were advised there may still be residual delays. Flooding closed the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Aquarium Station as well as McClellan Highway in East Boston. The storm is expected to drop 4-7 inches of snow on the city. During the storm's sweep through the South , states of emergency were declared in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. (more...)
Pres. Duterte OKs Paolo resignation as Davao City vice mayor Pres. Duterte OKs Paolo resignation as Davao City vice mayor
- January 06, 2018

Meanwhile, the city government will await the certification of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on the ranking councilors according to the order of the most number of votes garnered over a total number of voters per district. (more...)
Senate Republicans to meet with Trump Thursday on DACA Senate Republicans to meet with Trump Thursday on DACA
- January 06, 2018

For example, the CBO found that almost one in seven DACA illegal aliens, or about 14 percent, would go on Medicaid should they be given amnesty in a spending deal in which President Trump's administration caves on its pro-American immigration agenda that specifically excluded amnesty for illegal aliens. (more...)
Stifel Nicolaus Increases Carnival (CCL) Price Target to $80.00
- January 06, 2018

About 80,979 shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has risen 17.66% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.21% the S&P500. More interesting news about Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Carnival Cruises: Upside Breakout Imminent" published on December 10, 2017 as well as Streetinsider.com's news article titled: "Carnival Corp". (more...)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets ASEAN General Secretary in Indonesia External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets ASEAN General Secretary in Indonesia
- January 06, 2018

Meanwhile, the overall trade value between Indonesia and India reached US$14.846 billion in January-October 2017. They will also endeavor to improve investment facilities in many sectors, including pharmacy and mining. India wants to bolster partnerships with these countries in economy, security, politics, counterterrorism and defense. Swaraj also remarked that for India, relations with ASEAN region is a key priority and is at the core of India's Act East Policy. (more...)
35 lakh more enrol for higher education 35 lakh more enrol for higher education
- January 06, 2018

More than 80,000 ghost teachers have been found in India's higher education institutions after the Central government tallied their details with their Aadhaar numbers recently. "It is protected", he said. The report highlighted growth in the higher education sector, noting the improvement in the gross enrolment ratio (GER, the ratio of enrolment in higher education to population in the eligible age group), which stands at 25.5 against 21.5 five years ago. (more...)
Jefferies Gives Transocean (NYSE:RIG) a Higher Rating. Raises its Hold Rating
- January 06, 2018

Sei Investments Co. now owns 207,281 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock worth $1,705,000 after buying an additional 12,147 shares during the period. Trexquant Investment Lp owns 117,843 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. Transocean Ltd . (NYSE: RIG ) closed its last session at $11.79. Transocean (NYSE: RIG ) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. (more...)
H&R Block, Inc. (HRB)
- January 06, 2018

During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.67) EPS. sell-side analysts expect that H & R Block will post 1.95 earnings per share for the current year. Profund Advisors LLC bought a new stake in H & R Block in the second quarter valued at approximately $215,000. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 157,081 shares of the company's stock worth $4,160,000 after buying an additional 127,356 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Cyborg could face fellow champ Nunes Cyborg could face fellow champ Nunes
- January 06, 2018

She would rather face another contender and continue building the UFC women's featherweight division, which is in its infancy. With no actual contenders, it is unknown who Cyborg will defend her title against next. On the heels of her destruction of Holly Holm , Cris Cyborg said she'd prefer not to do the same to countrywoman Amanda Nunes. While Invicta champion Megan Anderson has always been linked with a bout against Cyborg, we might have to wait for that booking. (more...)
JK: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore, Mehbooba condemns incident JK: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore, Mehbooba condemns incident
- January 06, 2018

Three of the four policemen who lost their lives were identified as ASI Irshad, Mohammad Amin and Gh Nabi. According to reports three shops were also damaged in the blast at Gole market Sopore as the IED was planted near a shop. Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti condemned the attack in a tweet. They belonged to the 3rd Battalion of Indian Reserve Police (IRP). (more...)
Serial killer Theodore Johnson 'played the system' Serial killer Theodore Johnson 'played the system'
- January 06, 2018

Johnson was first convicted of manslaughter in 1981 after throwing his then-wife off a ninth floor balcony in Wolverhampton. Twelve years later, he was convicted of killing partner Yvonne Bennett by diminished responsibility. "This person is really as unsafe as the Yorkshire Ripper because he has this obsession with control and if anybody crosses him, especially a partner, he kills them". (more...)
More high school students using cell phones to cheat in exams More high school students using cell phones to cheat in exams
- January 06, 2018

The rise in cheating came as new tougher GCSEs in English and maths were introduced for the first time. Students having access to cell phones and other mobile devices in exam centers was the main reason for penalties issued, said Ofqual . (more...)
Banco Santander (SAN) PT Set at €6.35 by UBS Group Banco Santander (SAN) PT Set at €6.35 by UBS Group
- January 06, 2018

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI's holdings in Banco Santander, were worth $192,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 61.54 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.09, Consequently Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 0.75%, 0.90% respectively. (more...)
Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Micron Technology (MU)
- January 06, 2018

Donald Smith & Company Inc who had been investing in Micron Technology for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $52.01 billion market cap company. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 38 sales for $950.72 million activity. Gilliland Dwight Gary sold $149,068 worth of stock. 327 shares were sold by ARNZEN APRIL S, worth $10,507. (more...)
Winter storm scatters sleet, ice and misery around the South Winter storm scatters sleet, ice and misery around the South
- January 06, 2018

Forecasters say snowfall could range from about 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) in the central part of the state to 4 inches (10 centimeters) south of Charleston. This particular bomb cyclone is expected to start off the coast of Florida on Wednesday, then make its way up to New England the following day , Newsweek wrote. (more...)
Youth hacked to death in Kattipala: BJP demands CBI probe Youth hacked to death in Kattipala: BJP demands CBI probe
- January 06, 2018

Four persons - Naushad, Pinky Nawaz, Rizwan and Nirshan - were arrested after a auto chase within five hours of the murder, the reports said. Before Deepak could run away, they attacked him with the weapons and run off in a auto. He lost his father at an early age and his younger brother is deaf and dumb. ADGP law and Order Kamal Pant is expected to arrive in Mangaluru on Thursday. (more...)
Adorable video shows dog going sledding in snow Adorable video shows dog going sledding in snow
- January 06, 2018

When she gets to the bottom, she picks up her sled to run to the top and do it all over again. "This dog figures out how to carry his sled up the hill in order to sled for hours & hours & hours", the tweet said. As of Friday afternoon, the video had been viewed more than 190,000 times. The page boasts dozens of pictures of the pair posing in scenic spots, doing activities like painting and yoga and even putting up a Christmas tree together. (more...)
SC asks Centre to respond to Kerala's plea against 'discriminatory' Haj policy SC asks Centre to respond to Kerala's plea against 'discriminatory' Haj policy
- January 06, 2018

The Supreme Court sought the Centre's response on a petition filed by the Kerala State Haj Committee assailing the central guidelines reducing the quota for state panels from 75% to 70% of the pilgrims cleared for annual pilgrimage to Mecca. (more...)
Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next? Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?
- January 06, 2018

Nobody hit the Powerball Jackpot Wednesday night, but there are still 3 million winning tickets out there. Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot has topped $570 million. Twin jackpots are generating billion-dollar dreams for lottery players as the two biggest multi-state games offer their largest simultaneous winnings ever Friday and Saturday nights. (more...)
Xi Jinping Called on the Army to be Ready for War Xi Jinping Called on the Army to be Ready for War
- January 06, 2018

Xi Jinping has set the Chinese army a number of goals and asked it to take solid steps toward strengthening as socialism with Chinese characteristics enters a new era. "The armed forces should conduct training in fine work style, innovate method and improve support to training, tighten up supervision and hold events of mass training for the soldiers", Xi said. (more...)
James Bulger killer charged over possession of child abuse images James Bulger killer charged over possession of child abuse images
- January 06, 2018

He and Robert Thompson abducted, tortured and killed the toddler in Liverpool when they were both aged 10. In 2001, the pair were released on license from secure children's homes - and granted lifelong anonymity with new identities - meaning they can be recalled at any time. (more...)

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