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by | December 26, 2017 | 07:48

The national plant quarantine service is used to randomly check agriculture product consignments for export, Plantations Ministry Secretary, J.A. Ranjith told the Business Times. A delegation of Sri Lankan technical experts set out for Russian Federation yesterday to discuss the matter regarding the ban on tea. Russia's agricultural safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said the insect, known as the Khapra beetle, was discovered in the packaging of a consignment of tea from Sri Lanka.

by | December 26, 2017 | 06:03

Coastline Trust Co who had been investing in Gentex Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.93B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $34.38. Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.32, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 35 investors sold Gentex Corporation shares while 109 reduced holdings.

by | December 26, 2017 | 05:43

Passenger Vítor Maciel Fontes Jacques, 32, told ABC News he was with his wife and five family members on the bus when it suddenly ran off the side of the road. Two of those injured, originally from Sweden, have been transferred to the United States. "It seems a front tire of the bus exploded, making it lose control and leave the asphalt", Carlos Briceno Villagomez, head of the police in the municipality of Bacalar, told Mexican TV network Televisa on Tuesday night.

by | December 26, 2017 | 05:45

Parts of the East African nation are on the brink of starvation and well over one million people have fled to neighbouring countries. Past attempts at peace deals have stumbled amid renewed violence . As of now, we will send messages to all the commands in the field to abide by this cessation of hostilities. The warring sides signed a cease-fire agreement on Thursday.

by | December 26, 2017 | 05:16

Mira and Shahid are surely proud of Ishaan's performance in the film and have been posting adorable pictures and Insta stories with Ishaan and it's too cute to be missed. Beyond the Clouds, which stars Ishaan Khatter and Malavika Mohanan in the lead, is "an unsubtle but impassioned Mumbai melodrama" as Variety puts it.

by | December 26, 2017 | 04:28

A total of 10 civilians were killed when the missile hit the area. In 2015, Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a wide-ranging military campaign aimed at reversing the Houthis' territorial gains and shoring up Yemen's pro-Saudi government.

by | December 26, 2017 | 04:34

The number of cases of cholera in war-torn Yemen has passed one million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. Yemen is now in the grip of the world's worst humanitarian crisis after nearly three years of conflict in which Sunni Gulf allies led by Saudi Arabia have fought Shia rebels supported by Iran.

by | December 26, 2017 | 03:41

It's believed Mr Noori was living in West Heidelberg. "Very, very handsome son". He was charged with 18 counts of attempted murder and one count of conduct endangering life. Melbourne Magistrate's Court was told the motivation for the attack remained under investigation, and further charges were being considered. Mr Leane said Mr Noori later made comments about Australia's top security body and Allah.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:40

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of EXC. Assetmark Inc. raised its position in shares of Exelon Corporation by 703.5% in the first quarter. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". The stock has "Peer Perform" rating by Wolfe Research on Monday, August 14.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:41

The day began with a Quran Khawani at the Jinnah's mausoleum in Karachi , where a change of guard ceremony took place and Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul cadets mounted the ceremonial guard duty. He said that December 25, the birthday of the great leader, reminds us to follow the guiding principles of Quaid-e-Azam and his vision. The Radio Pakistan, PTV, and other private news channels will also broadcast special programmes, discussions, interviews and reports to highlight different ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 03:22

S. Sreejith, inspector-general, crime branch, and K.V. Santosh Kumar, crime branch superintendent of police, quizzed the actor for over two hours. The bail was granted on two personal bonds of Rs 50,000. Fahadh admitted to making a mistake out of ignorance about the law and told the officers it was a auto dealer who got the vehicles registered in Puducherry.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:21

The No.2 USA wireless carrier said on Wednesday it plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the United States in 2018 and pay a special $1,000 bonus to more than 200,000 of its US employees. "House Democrats want a SHUTDOWN for the holidays in order to distract from the very popular, just passed, Tax Cuts." the president said on Twitter.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:10

The UAE has information that Tunisian women or women traveling on Tunisian passports might commit "terrorist acts" in the Gulf country, Tunisia's state news agency said on Sunday. He stressed the need to preserve the dignity of all Tunisian citizens in the country and overseas and to protect the rights of Tunisian women in all circumstances.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:04

Vornado Rlty Tr now has $15.63 billion valuation. Average Volume is the amount of securities traded in a day on average over a specific time period. Amica Mutual Company owns 65,955 shares or 0.21% of their USA portfolio. Shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $77.20.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:48

TD Securities now has a buy rating on the stock. Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on CCJ shares. The collective rating of 2.4 for Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum.

by | December 26, 2017 | 01:32

E! News reports that The Real Housewives of New York City star Luann de Lesseps was arrested in Palm Beach, Fla. on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. Luann de Lesseps booking photo. The former Countess and her ex-husband D'Agostino Wednesday in Palm Beach on New Year's Eve , but announced their divorce in July amid rumors that he had been unfaithful to her.

by | December 26, 2017 | 01:39

But the Mika Singh will make every contestant happy with their songs and jokes. Salman asks Akash, Priyank and Luv to seat on the three idiots chairs and pump the balloons. Next, he sings Dost Dost Na Raha and asks Vikas to name the housemate, whom he would wish to dedicate the song. Shilpa Shinde played excellently guessing the names correctly, while she missed guessing one name correctly.

by | December 26, 2017 | 01:34

Rachel Johnson (sister of Boris, daughter of Stanley) has just been confirmed as the first female celebrity taking part in the new series of Celebrity Big Brother . Her decision was down to the new series being "all about female empowerment" for the anniversary of the women's vote. Female politicians, performance artists, broadcasters.

by | December 26, 2017 | 01:15

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 77.52% the S&P500. Plancorp LLC's holdings in Franco Nevada Corp were worth $5,549,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. After $0.22 actual earnings per share reported by GrubHub Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.09% EPS growth. Among 9 analysts covering Atricure Inc.

by | December 26, 2017 | 00:36

Donald Trump paid a Christmas Eve Sunday visit to his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on December 24 to play golf. Trump's golf partners Saturday were Justin Thomas, Daniel Berger and Jim Herman . "Lots of them think they're going to be pros, but you and I know that's not usually the case", Trump said to the Associated Press at the time. Trump is also preparing to deliver his first official State of the Union Address on January 30.

by | December 26, 2017 | 00:59

The victim was in the passenger seat of the BMW which was left totally mangled in Liverpool at 4.35 am. The auto they were travelling in was completely destroyed in the collision with a lamppost which is believed to have happened at 4.30am.

by | December 25, 2017 | 23:23

The spokeswoman said: "It's quite likely that parts of Scotland, particularly the southern uplands and possibly the central hills above a couple of hundred metres or so will see some snow". Further wintry showers are expected overnight, the Met Office said, with the possibility of up to 10cm of snow falling on the highest ground in Scotland.

by | December 25, 2017 | 22:24

A few days before her death, Ms. Kuhn-Fricker emailed administrators at her daughter's high school and attached images of social media posts she attributed to her daughter's boyfriend that included anti-Semitic and homophobic content and referred to Hitler, Nazi book burnings and white supremacy, The Post reported .

by | December 25, 2017 | 21:31

The three were detained on Friday on suspicion of assaulting Israeli police near a Al-Aqsa mosque in East Jerusalem, which Palestinians see as the capital of their own future state. The move is being regarded as the first step to a drastic abdication of longstanding U.S. policy that has largely adhered to global standards on Israel-Palestine, which maintains that East Jerusalem is an intricate part of occupied Palestinian territory and the capital of any future Palestinian state, despite ...

by | December 25, 2017 | 21:42

President Trump, who has previously threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it launches a nuclear attack, has welcomed the new sanctions passed by the UN Security Council. "We will make sure for ever and ever that they pay heavy price for what they have done", the foreign ministry statement said, in characteristically bellicose language.

by | December 25, 2017 | 22:30

Vietnam's disaster prevention committee said 74,000 people had been moved to safety from vulnerable areas, while authorities in the provinces and cities were prepared to move more than 1 million. MALAYSIA stands ready to provide assistance and support to areas affected by Tropical Storm Tembin in southern Philippines. Tropical Storm Tembin unleashed landslides and flash floods mostly in the hard-hit provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur and on the Zamboanga Peninsula.

by | December 25, 2017 | 21:35

At least one CHP vehicle was involved, and two officers were taken to the hospital with major injuries, CHP said. The driver of the auto was also taken to the hospital with major injuries. Electronic billboards are warning drivers of the closure near Winton Avenue across from Southland Mall. CHP officials anticipate all five southbound lanes to be closed for several hours as they continue their investigation.

by | December 25, 2017 | 22:05

He explained this would include massive shooting attacks or vehicular ramming, in which the terrorists were ready, willing and expecting to be killed. He added that the security situation though remained rather complicated, in particular in the Gaza Strip and in the West Bank. Warning that the relative calm is misleading, "certainly following the Trump statement", Argaman praised the work carried out by the Shin Bet cyber and expressed his confidence in the abilities of the Israeli ...

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:50

Backing the protest by doctors in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, resident doctors of AIIMS today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "live" their life for a day to understand their stress. Sources said that the police teams have started carrying out raids in search of the office bearers of state and district-level doctors' organizations.

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:29

He said he respects the Constitution but "it will be changed in the days to come". Referring to Mr. Hegde's statement on changing the Constitution, Mr. One will get self-respect through such identity, he added. "I will be happy if someone identifies himself/herself as a Muslim /Christian / Brahmin / Lingayat / Hindu.

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:47

Teacher Retirement System Of Texas who had been investing in Cadence Design System Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.19B market cap company. Alliancebernstein Lp, which manages about $133.51B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sandridge Energy Inc by 21,300 shares to 836,345 shares, valued at $16.80M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:57

About 1.32M shares traded. (NYSE:KR) news were published by: which released: "Kroger launches new meal offerings using Newport as test store" on December 18, 2017, also with their article: "To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup" published on December 18, 2017, published: "Kroger: "Produce" Cash - A Portfolio Analysis" on December 04, 2017.

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:38

The company was maintained on Friday, September 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.435 during the last trading session, reaching $75.385. (NASDAQ:PBCT) to report earnings on January, 18 after the close. Ever wonder how investors predict positive share price momentum? PBCT's profit will be $91.67M for 17.51 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality.

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:52

PulteGroup (NYSE: PHM ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. It has outperformed by 13.32% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs Gru holds 4.27 million shares. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of PHM. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.09 per share.

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:05

Both are reportedly in their late 20s. A search has been launched for two men who are missing after a jeep entered the water in the Louisburgh area of County Mayo . All three occupants are from the area. The other two occupants are aged 26 and 27. A Garda spokesperson said: "The Garda Water Unit has arrived at the scene and it is envisaged to begin the search for recovery of bodies".