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by | November 01, 2017 | 17:45

Amalgamated Bank grew its holdings in shares of Fresh Del Monte Produce by 3.3% during the second quarter. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$181.73 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$0. The increase was the result of higher net sales in the company's other fresh produce business segment, partially offset by lower net sales in its prepared food and banana business segments.

by | November 01, 2017 | 16:29

After unanimously voting on September 22 that the US domestic industry was seriously injured by the imports, each commissioner today offered different remedy proposals to be included in a final report to President Trump. Suniva's petition is opposed by the Solar Energy Industries Association, the sector's primary trade organization. "The process will now move forward to the President, and we continue to believe that the remedies SolarWorld has recommended are the right ones for this industry ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 16:08

Opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) candidate George Weah , who is the front-runner, and vice president Joseph Boakai of the governing party were to take part in the run-off. Kenya's Supreme Court annulled the results of a presidential election in August, although the re-run last week was marred by an opposition boycott.

by | November 01, 2017 | 16:48

There have been some burn injuries, 50-60 have been admitted. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, now touring Mauritius, has taken cognizance of the Unchahar accident and has directed Principal Secretary Home to ensure all steps are taken for rescue and relief.

by | November 01, 2017 | 16:31

Last week's trip marks the third time Kushner has visited Saudi Arabia since Trump's Inauguration Day on January 8. They were Amman, Jordan; Cairo, Egypt; the West Bank city of Ramallah; and - as of Sunday - Jerusalem. Kushner has reportedly seen his role diminish in recent months. State Department officials in Jerusalem refused to comment on the report. As part of USA efforts to advance the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, President Trump's son-in-law was sent on a ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 15:59

Or maybe Trudeau simply hoped the Superman's costume he wore under his shirt would help him face the question period in the House Commons and would give him some superpowers to dodge opposition questions on conflict of interest dogging his government.

by | November 01, 2017 | 16:19

Schmidt says there a "multiple fatalities", but could not say exactly how many because emergency crews have not yet been able to reach all the vehicles. OPP, paramedics and fire department are all on scene. He said that the crews on scene ultimately chose to let the fuel burn off for environmental reasons, a process that he said took about two-and-a-half hours.

by | November 01, 2017 | 15:18

He said,"Arun Jaitleyji is working on the basis of some foreign institution, India does not need a certificate from a foreign institution". Targeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , Rahul Gandhi said the "entire country will shout to say that there is no ease of doing business in India".

by | November 01, 2017 | 15:29

As per the reports, the Congress has directly hit the areas of the Dadar in Mumbai where MNS workers emerge over with honorary Marches for the hawkers in Malad . Nirupam has sided with hawkers in the wake of the MNS's "drive" to evict them from railway station premises. Mumbai Congress Chief Sanjay Nirupam had objected to it and threatened to intensified their agitation against MNS.

by | November 01, 2017 | 15:09

But he said that making the reports public would undermine ministers' ability to negotiate with the European Union, because Brussels would be able to exploit the information contained in them. Starmer said: "Labour recognises the importance of protecting the Government's negotiating position with the European Union". However, while Labour believes the vote would be binding and ministers would have to release the information if MPs pass the vote, the Telegraph understands that it may ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 14:21

Nurse Alex Wubbels and her attorney, Karra Porter, announced the settlement in a late-afternoon news conference outside the Salt Lake City Police Department, two months after they released body camera footage showing detective Jeff Payne handcuffing her and shoving her into a squad vehicle as she screamed in protest.

by | November 01, 2017 | 14:50

The two sides also discussed the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at the meeting. The two presidents discussed military and military-technical cooperation and perspectives in this field. The two presidents praised the fact that the countries' trade turnover increased by 70 percent in 2016 and by 33 percent in the first nine months of 2017.

by | November 01, 2017 | 13:35

Prosecutors said they intend to call Shannon Allen to the stand to discuss a traumatic brain injury suffered by her husband when he was shot during a search mission for Bergdahl. He said his muscles became so weak he could barely stand or walk. He rejected a defense request to rule that it would be unfair to give Bergdahl any prison time.

by | November 01, 2017 | 14:18

Her reported appointment with Mueller will come after Trump returns from his trip to Asia. The possible Russian influence in the presidential elections that brought Donald Trump to the White House, far from being diluted over the months, is becoming increasingly clear in what may lead to "one of the biggest political scandals in history." states CTN News media.

by | November 01, 2017 | 13:25

The New York Police Department said it was adding more officers and blocker trucks along the parade route in response to the attack, said Eric Phillips, press secretary for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The 29-year-old driver was shot by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand nearly a mile away from the scene, officials said.

by | November 01, 2017 | 12:13

The man then exited the vehicle and brandished imitation firearms before he was shot in the abdomen by police and transported to a local hospital. A group of friends from Argentina were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation in New York City when they were struck by a truck as they enjoyed a group bike ride.

by | November 01, 2017 | 13:01

Some of his notable works are - Hayat-e-Abul Kalam Azad, Ajnabi Shaher, Talash-e-Azad, to name some. In the course of a literary career that spanned five decades, he authored a vast body of Urdu works covering fiction, biographies, poetry, and anthologies, it said.

by | November 01, 2017 | 13:01

The advisory boards were created by Congress to serve as a check on EPA policies and research. Effective immediately, scientists who receive EPA funding can not serve on the agency's three major advisory groups. Some lawmakers who have been highly critical of EPA regulations also attended the briefing. For the Science Advisory Board, he declined to renew appointments of all members whose terms expired September 2017.

by | November 01, 2017 | 12:25

Under the Egyptian-brokered deal, they are due to take full control of Gaza by December 1. Palestinian Authority employees moved into Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings on the Israeli border and Rafah crossing on the Egyptian border, as their Hamas counterparts packed up equipment and departed on trucks.

by | November 01, 2017 | 12:08

A defence ministry spokesman told Al Jazeera that the blast happened outside their building. "No casualties to our personnel". Dawlat Waziri said the explosion occurred near the USA embassy and the Afghan defense ministry. A suicide bomber during the same week stormed a crowded Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kabul , killing around 50 worshipers. Earlier, Taliban attack has killed four policemen in southern Ghazni province on October 23.

by | November 01, 2017 | 10:29

She warned homeowners not to open their door to "anybody with an Irish accent" after complaints of scams by backpackers with British & Irish accents. The reporter added that the Irish accent is a "common theme" in the scam. Around 70,000 Irish-born people call Australia home, while a further two million Australians can trace their heritage to here. "Can you begin to imagine the impact that an uneducated comment like this on national TV would have?" There's been a wave of criticism aimed ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 08:25

The ride-hailing company Uber said Saipov passed its background check and drove for the service for six months, making more than 1,400 trips. "We are horrified by this senseless act of violence", the company said in a statement. He is from the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan and came to the United States in 2010, sources told CNN. Records show Saipov was a commercial truck driver who formed a pair of businesses in Ohio.

by | November 01, 2017 | 08:09

Senator Heidi Heitkamp, one of a few Democrats being courted by Republicans, said she can not support lowering the cap on tax-free retirement contributions. "I will not vote for that", she told reporters. Just minutes earlier, Brady had emerged from a meeting with Ways and Means Committee Republicans and told reporters staff were planning to "work through the night" on the bill, and that there were no changes to the initial self-imposed timetable.

by | November 01, 2017 | 07:32

Traditional owner and park board chairman Sammy Wilson said the climb's closure was not a cause for sadness, but rather celebration, and called on both the public and government to show their support for today's decision. "The Government needs to respect what we are saying about our culture in the same way it expects us to abide by its laws". The park's 2010-2020 management plan recommended the climb be closed when one of three preconditions was met, including that fewer than 20 per cent ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 06:55

On the eve of the tax bill release, Republicans on the committee met behind closed doors to discuss what they described as some final holes in the bill. House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., said a fourth rate for those at the top of the income scale would also be added. Trump has opposed a phase-in. Republican want to trim the existing seven tax brackets to just three or four with rates of 12 percent, 25 percent, 35 percent and a possible higher rate for top earners.

by | November 01, 2017 | 08:00

Colabella, Ocean County Clerk. And far more mail-in advance ballots are waiting to be counted, Dill said. The Clerk's Office did not have a breakdown of where the ballots were from. The Clerk's Office is planning to send one more batch of ballots on Thursday, Nov. 2. Six counties won't have an election this year - Cheyenne, Dolores, Grand Hinsdale, Mineral and Washington counties - and people in those counties won't be receiving ballots, as there are no contested races or local bond ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 05:57

Edmonton-South West MLA Thomas Dang proposed the Alberta Standard Time Act earlier this year, that would have put Alberta on the same time as Saskatchewan year-round, as well as one hour ahead of British Columbia in the summer and two hours ahead in the winter.

by | November 01, 2017 | 06:58

First lady Melania Trump also used Twitter to communicate with the American people. Trump's leap into action follows months of court battles over his administration's attempts to institute stronger restrictions on travel to the USA from a group of majority-Muslim nations in the interest of national security.

by | November 01, 2017 | 05:15

The closure was announced after a PNG court ruled the detention facility was unconstitutional. Electricity has so far been cut to at least half the buildings at the centre at Lombrum Navy Base as detainees refusing to leave for fear of their safety nervously await their future.

by | November 01, 2017 | 04:26

President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host Halloween at the White House on the South Lawn Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The first couple gave cookies away to costumed trick-or-treaters one day before the Halloween holiday.

by | November 01, 2017 | 03:26

Papadopoulos, 30, was arrested in July and accused of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his conversations with a foreign professor who informed him that the Russians had thousands of emails containing information that could be used against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBlumenthal: Trump-tied data firm reaching out to WikiLeaks "significant" Tillerson eliminates key State Department sanctions office: report Intel Dem: What's in dossier more important than who ...

by | November 01, 2017 | 04:52

A Georgia loss to Alabama in the SEC Championship would hurt, but not necessarily keep it from making the playoffs and a shot at its first national title since 1980. The rest of the top-10 is as follows: No. 2 Alabama , No. 3 Notre Dame , No. 4 Clemson, No. 5 Oklahoma, No. 6 Ohio State, No. 7 Penn State, No. 8 TCU, No.

by | November 01, 2017 | 03:29

Gray suffered severe spinal cord injuries during a ride in a police van in April of 2015. His neck was broken in the back of a transport wagon while he was handcuffed. The new rule made that mandatory. Defense attorney Sean Malone used police radio transmissions and video to make the case that the police agency is to blame.

by | November 01, 2017 | 02:33

The event is family friendly and everyone is welcome to come. "Treats on Main" hosted by the Springville Chamber of Commerce will be October 31 from 6-8 downtown Springville. Hal and Mal's Halloween Party: Saturday from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. on Commerce Street. Monster's Ball Halloween Party: Saturday from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m.

by | November 01, 2017 | 03:28

Plans to bring cricket to other Pakistani cities are also underway with four domestic T20 fixtures from the Pakistan Super League (PSL) competition planned in southern metropolis Karachi. It was the first time the Sri Lanka team had played their Asian neighbours in Pakistan since gunmen attacked their team bus in 2009. Hundreds of security cameras have also been installed to keep a close watch on the movement of spectators.