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by | December 27, 2017 | 15:55

In a statement, SKUAST (K) scientific fraternity and teachers association said: The NIA has summoned Dr Geelani, scientist SKUAST-Kashmir again to their New Delhi headquarters for questioning in connection with an alleged funding case. The NIA had registered the case of terror funding and named Hafiz Saeed, leader of the Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa and banned terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, as an accused.

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:50

Texas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, setting a new record for the lowest unemployment rate recorded in four decades according to information released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. San Francisco and San Mateo counties added 10,000 jobs in November; Santa Clara County added 4,100 jobs; and Alameda County saw job growth of 2,600. The fastest growing private sector industries for Linn County were financial activities, up 210 jobs or 13.9 percent, ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:14

The Board of Elections is set to meet Wednesday morning in Richmond to determine the victor of the hotly-contested House of Delegates race by randomly drawing the winner's name, most likely out of a bowl. The official had let the vote remain uncounted before raising concerns the next day. On the ballot in question, the voter had picked Republican candidates in statewide races.

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:08

On Christmas Eve, US President Donald Trump took calls from children, asking them what they wanted most from Santa, and revealing what was on his own wish list. Trump also sought to cheer US troops who are spending the holiday away from their own families. He told Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard members that "every American heart" is thankful for them and their families.

by | December 27, 2017 | 14:55

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage in either natural disaster in Santa Clara County. Mike McCluskey, who lives in Saratoga, posted on the CBS San Francisco Facebook page that he felt "moderate shaking". In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. The newspaper stated that geologists believe that the Calaveras and Hayward faults are linked, meaning that both could someday rupture together, resulting in significantly more ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 15:13

The company has market cap of $15.35 billion. The stock increased 0.53% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $191.64. Shares of ABIOMED (ABMD) traded down $2.10 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $189.54. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $175.00 price target on shares of ABIOMED in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 3.

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:38

Under the terms of the agreement, Cevian will sell all of its 88.47 million A-shares and 78.77 million B-shares in Volvo to both Nomura International Plc and Barclays Bank Plc, Geely and Cevian said in a joint statement. Christer Gardell, Cevian's co-founder, said the activist was happy to have helped the Volvo Group become a more competitive and valuable company. AB Volvo owns 45% of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles, one of China's largest truck makers, and also has a significant construction ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:44

Plummer said she had brought the drug to her Egyptian husband, Omar Abdel-Azim, who suffers from back pain. According to a Facebook group set up by her family, she appeared in court yesterday and was jailed for three years. she looks shocking". "We're just hoping. Even half of that would be better". She said the family was planning an immediate appeal. Sinclair said her daughter made no attempt to hide the medicine given to her by a friend and she thought it was a joke when she was ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 14:04

Turkey will pay a 45-percent advance while the rest will be covered by Russian loan funds, he added. According to the official, the finance ministries of Russian Federation and Turkey have already completed negotiations on the issue. Despite a popular notion, high-ranking Turkish officials ruled out that Turkey was moving away from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and assured that the S-400 purchase was not motivated by political reasons, rather it was made to address Turkey's growing ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:44

While not mentioning Trump by name, the former president's comments feed into the debate about how social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have contributed to the rise of "fake news". "There was a serenity there more than I would have expected". Asked whether he preferred boxers or briefs, Obama said "Sorry, we don't answer those questions", although he did declare a preference for Aretha Franklin over Tina Turner, and Michael Jordan over LeBron James, "although I love LeBron, I'm a ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:05

Some schools in western Tehran and the city of Karaj are reportedly closed and exams were cancelled. Most of the injured were hurt while trying to run out of buildings and were released from hospital after treatment, IRNA quoted the country's Emergency Medical Services as saying.

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:47

While he had his concerns, Obama said he was serene the day he left the White House despite the sense that much important work remained unfinished. "Social media is a really powerful tool for people of common interests to convene and get to know each other offline, meet in a pub, a place of worship, a neighbourhood and get to know each other".

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:54

The incident took place this morning at around 4:15 am in Sandhill, Donegal. The man driving the auto and his two female passengers were not injured.

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:09

The stock increased 0.83% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.63. About 111,796 shares traded. NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) has risen 18.85% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. 2,900 NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Argus Research. Therefore 70% are positive. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc decreased Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) stake by 3.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

by | December 27, 2017 | 12:23

One member abstained, citing a possible conflict of interest. In contrast, his most prominent rival, anti-corruption crusader Navalny has been campaigning aggressively all year, reaching out to the most remote parts of the country. Unlike that plan, this one waves Russia's 13 percent tax on personal income, according to Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman. Before the commission's vote, Mr Navalny delivered a passionate speech demanding he be allowed to run against Mr Putin.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:35

Noting that the "inefficiency and overspending of the United Nations are well known", Haley described the cuts achieved in the UN budget as a "big step in the right direction". Last week, the UN General Assembly adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, with 35 abstentions, a motion rejecting the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | December 27, 2017 | 12:02

Earlier this evening, a preliminary magnitude 3.1 natural disaster was reported around 7:20 p.m. The tremor was widely felt throughout the Bay Area. Earthquakes are fairly common in the region. The second quake hit at 10:32 p.m. According to a USGS, people in the area would have felt a light to weak shaking.

by | December 27, 2017 | 12:45

He lied and he continues to spend most of his time at his golf courses. "I hope everyone is having a great Christmas, then tomorrow it's back to work in order to Make American Great Again (which is happening faster than anyone anticipated)!", Trump tweeted .

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:33

Police said Derringer walked into the store with a hooded sweatshirt over his head and waving what employees thought was a rifle. Derringer demanded money from the cash register and ordered everyone to lay down on the floor, police said. However, another employee soon realized the gun was fake, and ran to the front of the counter to confront Derringer. Customers inside also helped confront the suspect.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:16

It has underperformed by 30.71% the S&P500. Scotia Capital Inc bought 220,388 shares as the company's stock rose 9.30% with the market. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 44,235 shares of the savings and loans company's stock worth $1,246,000 after acquiring an additional 5,673 shares in the last quarter.

by | December 27, 2017 | 12:06

Issac Santillan, traveling in the back seat of a vehicle with his 5-year-old half sister, died at the scene of the accident here at around 4:40 a.m. ET Monday, said police in Fort Pierce, about 115 miles north of Miami on the Atlantic coast.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:34

Boakai and Weah were the top vote-getters in the October 10 election, with Weah getting 38.4 percent and Boakai coming in second with 28.8 percent. "I have made promises I have fulfilled in education, healthcare and infrastructure development, and so I hope over the past 12 years Jewel Howard has become her own person working for peace, working for prosperity and working for development", she added.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:40

BENGALURU :Riding high Riding high after BJP's victories in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the party's national president Amit Shah will review poll preparations in Karnataka on December 31. While the river originates from Karnataka, a major part of it flows in Goa. Goa believes the proposed water diversion would not only affect the water needs of the people, it would also affect the sensitive ecology of the Western Ghats.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:00

Kang emphasized that Seoul's decision will not entirely rely on the results of the government panel's report. However, Kang on Tuesday also stressed that the role of the review is to look at how the deal was reached, and not* to recommend policy.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:28

Two towns badly hit were Tubod and Piagapo, where a number of homes were buried by boulders. Rainfall totals from Tropical Storm Tembin are believed to be around 145 millimeters, which is not unusual for a storm in Philippines. The remote village of Dalama was wiped out by flash floods. Philippine officials had warned villagers in accident-prone areas to evacuate early as Tembin approached and the government was trying to find out what caused the widespread storm deaths, Marasigan said.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:25

A CORK MAN has died after an attack in Perth at the weekend. According to The Irish Times , the Corkman was transferred to hospital in the aftermath of the incident where he was put on life support. Police allege Mr McCarthy was walking along the footpath on Riverside Road about 1.20am on Saturday with another man and woman, when a confrontation occurred after they stopped to speak to two fishermen.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:00

At a press conference, party spokespersons Gaurav Gogoi and Khusbu Sundar said Hegde's remarks exposed the BJP's "false love" for B R Ambedkar, the father of Indian Constitution, whom they used to keep propagating to win votes. Hegde was at a function in North Karnataka's Koppal district where he claimed, "We (BJP) will soon change the Constitution, which mentions the word "secular".

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:25

Ahir got angry with a civil surgeon who didn't attend a hospital inauguration ceremony. They should instead join the Naxals ... because then we (the government) can pump bullets into them. He said his comment was aimed particularly at the Civil Surgeon's "irresponsible behaviour" and not at other government officials or doctors, as is being "misinterpreted" by media.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:52

The cause of the fire is under investigation, as is the cause of the Flora fire, but a fire official said neither has been deemed suspicious. "Any time that you have the combination of a lot of people at home off from work in a situation around family or inside the kitchen, your risk, or the number of fires that you have inside of a kitchen go up", said DJ Corcoran with the Knoxville Fire Department.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:43

Spieth apparently proposed to his long-time girlfriend Verret, and, to the shock of perhaps no one, she said yes. The post - showing the couple embracing with Annie showing off a sizable square-cut rock - read, 'Congrats, Jordan Spieth and Annie Verret!' And we wish him all the very best.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:29

Wednesday for Jefferson and Lewis counties. "In North Redfield, one of our weather watchers reported 56.9" of snow as of nearly 5 Tuesday evening since Christmas morning! Winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour caused areas of blowing and drifting snow.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:32

Trooper Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol reported that 86-year-old Gerald Arnett, 86, headed west on the eastbound side of I-70 with his passenger, Betty Arnett, 96, both from Wheat Ridge. The driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. His passenger, 24-year-old Katie Paul of Strasburg, was killed. She was also from Strasburg, Lewis confirmed.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:45

Rocky Mountain Power reported 332 customers in the 84720, 84721 were without power as of 7 a.m. Tuesday. The City of Cleveland is experiencing a widespread outage on the west side of the city. News 5's crew in the area says accidents are popping up due to downed traffic lights from the outage. This is a developing story, we will update this story as more information becomes available.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:53

And then, he says, he went through with it. Despite it all, no charges have been brought against Strong so far, although the Secret Service reportedly interviewed him. "Sincerely, the American people". "That's bad. They have to find another way". Strong told that he made a decision to go through with the idea to raise awareness to the American people that "Republicans have done nothing for the American worker".

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:07

This is for the first time in Shimla when a Prime Minister will be present at the swearing-in ceremony of a chief minister. Among the Cabinet ministers of the new BJP government expected to take oath along with Mr Thakur on Wednesday are Rajeev Bindal, Suresh Bhardwaj, Mahinder Singh Thakur, Ramesh Dhawala, Krishan Kapoor, Anil Sharma, Sarveen Chowdhary, Vipin Parmar, Virender Kanwar, Govind Thakur and Ram Lal Markanda.