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by | December 17, 2017 | 00:48

After a roughly two-month lull in testing, North Korea launched a missile into the Sea of Japan on Nov 29 that it said was a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile able to deliver a nuclear warhead to any target on the USA mainland.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:41

Judge Heher, in his report that was released in November, recommended that all undergraduate and postgraduate student fees should be funded through a model in which commercial banks would issue government-guaranteed loans to students that are payable upon their graduation.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:50

The extension for Aadhaar linking will also apply for state government schemes, the top court said. The Supreme Court on Friday extended deadlines for linking of Aadhaar with mobile services and opening of new bank accounts till 31 March 2018.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:58

Abu Thuraya, 29, was a regular at such demonstrations. Medics said two protesters, one of them wheelchair-bound, were killed and 150 wounded. He was regularly photographed at protests in Gaza waving a Palestinian flag from his wheelchair. A Palestinian medic who helped evacuate the man for treatment said the belt was fake. Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the state of Palestine, told the summit that Trump's Jerusalem move is against global law.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:05

The financial services provider reported $1.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.13. (NYSE: JPM ) has risen 33.74% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 14 by Oppenheimer. Jennison Associates LLC grew its stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 16.2% in the second quarter.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:25

The Yankees and starting pitcher CC Sabathia have agreed to a one-year, $10-million deal, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand . Just last week they acquired NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton, then shed salary by dumping Chase Headley's $13 million to the Padres, and now bringing Sabathia back on a discounted one-year deal.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:50

Bethany Lynn Stephens' father called 911 Thursday, at about 8pm when he went looking for his daughter off Manakin Road in Goochland, where she often walked her dogs. It is reported that the first traumatic injury the woman sustained was to the head area. "It appears she was taken to the ground, lost consciousness, and the dogs then mauled her to death".

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:18

About 2.83M shares traded or 23.37% up from the average. KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has risen 43.10% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Prologis has $72 highest and $41 lowest target. The average 1-year price target for HP Inc. Jefferies Group reissued a "hold" rating and set a $66.00 price target (up from $59.00) on shares of Prologis in a research report on Thursday, August 24th.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:40

The Seagulls were the first to come close after only 15 minutes when Murray rose highest inside the box to steer a header towards goal, but Nick Pope was there to make the save for Burnley . Chris Wood thought he had poked Sean Dyche's side into the lead from the second rebound, but was denied by the offside flag in what was an extremely close call that the New Zealand worldwide clearly disagreed with.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:28

Police Commissioner William B. Evans said non-residents can bring in guns, but only people who live here are eligible for gift cards, in an effort to make the greatest impact on Boston. Brendan Campbell, who is the medical director of pediatric trauma at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, said they are "proud to participate in this regional gun buyback initiative".

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:46

A Jones victory could mean trouble for Trump and his populist political base. He's been in the U.S. Senate since the Reagan administration - he was elected as a Democrat , then switched parties in 1994. But Trump endorsed Moore last week. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told attendees at an Alabama rally for GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday that "there's a special place in hell for Republicans who should know better".

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:10

The president defended the party's worth despite the challenges, saying it continues to stand for millions of people on the fringes of society. He is rejecting the party's "petty squabbles" that have distracted the ANC's work and says the challenges to inclusion are "killing our movement".

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:12

Under state law, Smith will hold Franken's seat until the 2018 election. Dayton offered high praise for Smith when he announced her selection in February of 2014. The State GOP was not enthused by Dayton's choice, blasting the appointment as politics as usual. Franken's replacement was chosen by Minnesota's Democratic governor, Mark Dayton - who is himself a former senator, Brian Bakst of Minnesota Public Radio reports .

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:00

Bloom offered to sell alleged victims' stories to TV outlets-and arrange compensation from donors for those who came forward with allegations against President Trump, The Hill reported Friday, citing documents, emails and text messages between Bloom and the women.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:22

The so-called Thomas Fire has destroyed more than 1,000 structures, including about 750 homes, in coastal communities in Southern California since erupting on December 4, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:56

Most individual changes would expire at the end of 2025 , meaning the old tax code rates and deductions would kick back in in 2026, unless Congress passes another law before then. For months, Trump has touted the bill as a middle-class tax cut. Increased from $1,000 per child to $2,000 of which $1,400 is refundable, meaning it would be paid to parents even if they do not owe income tax.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:05

The park opened for the season Saturday. May not be able to run it today. The beginner's slope and tubing area remained open. But in a later tweet , the resort added: "There has not been a collapse". "We apologize to anyone who was offended by our hashtag". Multiple fire departments, half a dozen ambulances and police have responded to an incident at Tussey Mountain Saturday morning near State College in central Pennsylvania, according to the Centre Daily Times .

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:45

This new Christmas tree plane, however, will eventually go on to form part of the Emirates commercial airline fleet. The design took nearly five and a half hours to create - luckily, there were no passengers on board the flight, which was a test of an aircraft destined to join Dubai carrier Emirates.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:21

But there was some good news as experts predicted the current snap wouldn't be as severe as others. Icy roads near Stalham. "Ice will be a hazard in places on Friday evening and Saturday morning", reads the warning on the Met Office website.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:59

The historic reforms were given royal assent on December 8, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September. " Australia's first legal same-sex marriage has just taken place". Jason Chapman added: "Relentless dedication from so many over the last fifty years have led us to enjoy this attractive moment of equality". They had already planned to marry at the British Consulate under United Kingdom law, but after the postal survey result they made a decision to ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:19

Asked about Tillerson's comments, Guterres said he would "not like to comment on expressions that sometimes might not translate exactly the thinking" of the administration. Some optimistic views labelled 75 days of silence as a positive signal. "They see North Korea as a thorn in our side - a problem for them, but the upside of North Korea is greater than the downside for them", Mr Graham said.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:40

Over 90,000 Pakistani soldiers had surrendered before the Indian Army . It was on this day in 1971, that a declaration of cease-fire was brought into force ending the Indo-Pak War and resulting in the birth of the sovereign country of Bangladesh.

by | December 16, 2017 | 19:07

Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $86.01B market cap company. The stock of Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE:CHT) earned "Hold" rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4. The firm earned "Sector Ourperform" rating on Thursday, May 12 by Howard Weil.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:30

Shallow fog at several places also dropped visibility during the morning hours. Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning with the mercury dropping to 11.2 degrees Celsius. The mercury plummeted to 13 degrees Celsius in Chandigarh during the day making it colder than Shimla and many other places in the neighbouring Himachal Pradesh.

by | December 16, 2017 | 20:10

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber has a 1-year low of $28.81 and a 1-year high of $37.20. It has outperformed by 0.56% the S&P500. Linden Advisors Lp decreased its stake in Infosys Tech (INFY) by 83.23% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | December 16, 2017 | 19:38

It has outperformed by 4.03% the S&P500. Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.56 billion. Independence Contract Dril I (NYSE:ICD) was reduced too. Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $6.13 million activity.

by | December 16, 2017 | 18:37

The couple's home surveillance camera captured the attack. Dinges said she ran out of the house screaming and the coyote eventually wandered off. By Wednesday afternoon, Boozer returned home after getting staples for his injuries. Coyote sightings in the Chicago area are not unheard of, as experts say sightings often increase during the winter months, when young coyotes are searching for mates and territory.

by | December 16, 2017 | 19:05

Kurz's conservative Austrian People's Party finished first in the country's October 15 election. The agreement reached by Sebastian Kurz's People's Party (OeVP) and the FPOe sets Mr. Kurz has sought to head off potential criticism by offering assurances that his government will be pro-European. His office will take over some European departments from the Foreign Ministry to give him greater control over EU matters, a person close to the talks and a senior OVP official said.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:14

Imported mobile phones, TVs, closed circuit surveillance cameras and 10 more electronic items will attract higher import duty ranging from 10 to 20 per cent, following a decision by the Finance Ministry to "do it in public interest". With the increase in import duty, local manufacture would be about 20-25 per cent cheaper than imports. South Korean smartphone brand, Samsung is already assembling most of its smartphones which are being sold in India.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:38

A readout of the call between the two leaders released by the White House said instead the two discussed topics including North Korea and United States economics. "It's a real national security threat. But it can be put right", he said. Meanwhile, Twitter slammed Trump for making the call to Putin amid the ongoing probes and strained tensions with Russian Federation and thanking him for his praise.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:26

Tonight , cloud cover will increase from the southeast and temperatures will be chilly, just not as chilly as the previous night. Overnight lows dip to the lower to middle 30s. Once again today our weather is being influenced by an upper-level trough of low pressure to the west and southwest of Central Texas. Monday , temperatures will warm back to the mid to upper 60s with west winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:45

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday. Speaking to the press in Tokyo on Thursday, the UN Secretary-General framed the plight of the two detained men "in relation to the dramatic violations of human rights that occurred in the country, and led to 600,000 people being forced to flee".

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:47

It closed at $53.63 lastly. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. It has underperformed by 58.40% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.09, from 1 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 52 investors sold HOG shares while 157 reduced holdings.

by | December 16, 2017 | 16:01

Abdullah has denounced the Jerusalem announcement as "a violation of global rights". "We have made it clear that we will continue to respect the worldwide consensus on Jerusalem [al-Quds], as Europeans, including the relocation of our embassies until the final status of Jerusalem [al-Quds] is resolved through direct negotiations between the parties", she added.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:49

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres submitted a report to the U.N. Security Council concluding that the two missiles found in Saudi Arabia were of common origin. According to Saudi state news agency SPA, Saudi Arabia "welcomes the United Nations report" and said the worldwide community should "hold the Iranian regime accountable for hostile actions".