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by | December 29, 2017 | 09:03

Jody Robertson, E-Comm's executive director of corporate communications, said in a release that the list, while amusing, shows that some people believe 911 can be used as a customer complaint or general information service, when it should be reserved exclusively for emergency situations.

by | December 29, 2017 | 09:30

Stephen has helped raise Makayla for the past 15 years, but never imagined she would want to take his last name. Makayla (left) watched as her stepdad of 14 years Stephen Dabney (centre) opened his Christmas present of adoption papers. After struggling to get through the noise of an excited, busy family, during the holidays to say her peace, she tells Stephen 'And now you can open it'.

by | December 29, 2017 | 09:50

A State Department representative had assaulted the Kremlin for its 'ongoing crackdown against independent voices, from journalists to civil society activists and opposition politicians'. Navalny, a fierce critic of Putin, aimed to run as an opposition candidate to the president, who is seeking reelection for his fourth term in office, his second consecutive six-year term.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:52

For many people, property taxes are one of the biggest expenses they've been able to deduct - up until the end of this year. If taxpayers who already rushed to pay 2018 property taxes will still somehow be allowed to deduct those payments remains "the big open question", said Nicole Kaeding, an economist for the Tax Foundation.

by | December 29, 2017 | 09:25

The satellite named Meteor-M was launched from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome which is located in the far east of the country. In April previous year, after delays and massive costs overruns, Russian Federation launched its first rocket from Vostochny, a day after a technical glitch forced an embarrassing postponement of the event in the presence of President Vladimir Putin.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:31

Arab League Assistant Secretary General Ambassador Hossam Zaki has said the pan-Arab organisation is optimistic about achieving progress on the situation in war-torn Yemen. The war has killed over 10,000 Yemenis, mostly children, and displaced 3 million others, creating one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. The Arab coalition intensified its air campaign targeting the Iran-backed Huthi rebels after December 19 when Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic missile the insurgents ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:23

It looks like the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election , and the Trump campaign's potential ties to the country, won't be coming to an end with 2017. McCabe was recently suspected of being the "Andy" mentioned among the thousands of anti-Trump texts sent between FBI Agent Peter Strzok and his Justice Department employee mistress.

by | December 29, 2017 | 09:22

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. (NASDAQ:ARDX) earned "Market Outperform" rating by JMP Securities on Wednesday, March 9. The stock has "Hold" rating by TheStreet on Tuesday, August 11.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:49

But the leader's insistence he had "led the charge against the assault of our cherished and attractive phrase" prompted many to recount countless examples of his predecessor, Barack Obama, wishing Americans a Merry Christmas during his presidency.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:53

Malaysian journalist Mok Choy Lin exits a police as she arrives at court in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Thursday, Dec. 28. Two Reuters journalists were arrested on December 12 after they went to meet police officers for dinner on the outskirts of Myanmar's largest city Yangon.

by | December 29, 2017 | 09:06

Economic trends can have an influence on company earnings, and it is generally beneficial to be aware of what is going on locally and around the globe. In general, a company with a score closer to 0 would be seen as undervalued, and a score closer to 100 would indicate an overvalued company. As a general rule, an RSI reading over 70 would signal overbought conditions.

by | December 29, 2017 | 07:39

With Jones' upset victory in Alabama confirmed , the Republican party of President Donald Trump now holds 51 seats in the Senate and the Democrats have 49 - the slimmest of majorities. "The people of Alabama have spoken and Moore lost". He will fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when Sessions became USA attorney general in the Donald Trump administration early this year.

by | December 29, 2017 | 07:55

The deaths are being investigated as homicides. "After being in this business for nearly 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of this", he said. Troy Police Captain Daniel DeWolf, speaking on WNYT, says the property manager first discovered the bodies: "It's absolutely horrendous".

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:39

But the minister said that some elements in Pakistan army were yet involved in conspiracy against the democratic system of the Country. This is perhaps the strongest-ever reaction from Islamabad since USA functionaries and statements recently began alluding to the possibility of unilateral action, amidst an ongoing row over alleged terrorist sanctuaries.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:39

But these presents weren't left there on objective; it looked like they had fallen off a traveling vehicle by mistake. "We picked up the toys, and they were for a little kid, so we felt really bad", Reid said. The gift tags said they were meant for someone named "Branson". Reid updated her post on Wednesday, Dec. 27, saying she's yet to find the presents' addressee.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:04

However, per Pack Pride, the bailiff for Judge Maureen Clancy confirmed there will be another pretrial conference for Johnson on January 8. The four were jailed on December 20 and ordered to supply a DNA sample. Johnson has since been released on $5,000 bond but his indefinite suspension issued December 16 for a violation of the school's student-athlete code of conduct remains in effect.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:19

USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley reportedly told the assembly: "We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of", The Guardian reports. Recent weeks have unleashed a new storm of worldwide tension. An overwhelming majority of 128 states, including New Zealand, voted last week to condemn the USA over its controversial decision.

by | December 29, 2017 | 07:04

Meanwhile, Ynet reported on Thursday that Israel bought a sewage treatment system for Nauru, the tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean, which regularly votes with Israel at the U.N. A number of agreements and MoUs are expected to be signed to build a "bridge" between innovators in both countries. He has invested great efforts to look beyond Israel's traditional allies in Washington and Western Europe and cultivate ties with developing nations that have traditionally been supportive of ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:20

Beaumont is a little over a third of the way between Wichita and Parsons on US 400. A 2016 Freightliner driven by Marcos Rodriguez-Reyes, 32, Wichita, was westbound on the highway and for unknown reasons drifted left of center. Two drivers of semi-trucks were killed early on Thursday during a head-on collision in Greenwood County in southeast Kansas, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

by | December 29, 2017 | 07:17

Se preocupa por el aumento de las pérdidas mortales. Los ataques anteriores contra lugares y procesiones de culto chiítas en Kabul y en otras partes de Afganistán también fueron reivindicados por el Estado Islámico. Un portavoz de la oficina del presidente Ashraf Ghani calificó al ataque como un imperdonable crimen de lesa humanidad . La capital afgana ha sido objetivo este año de graves ataques insurgentes.

by | December 29, 2017 | 08:32

Of course, looking at the number of bills or pages of legislation signed is not a ideal way of measuring achievement: some bills overhaul entire sections of U.S. The authors of the report note in the methodology that Truman, along with Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and Gerald Ford , were excluded from the calculations because the beginning of their presidencies did not coincide with the beginning of a congressional session.

by | December 29, 2017 | 07:45

US President Donald Trump has reacted to reports on China's alleged oil exports to North Korea, violating the December 22 United Nations trade restrictions introduced against the country, limiting their oil deals to four billion barrels per year.

by | December 29, 2017 | 07:13

Andre Drummond had 17 points and a game-high 18 rebounds. Reggie Jackson is out a minimum of six-to-eight weeks with a sprained ankle and Avery Bradley (groin) isn't due back until next week at the earliest. That poor stretch marred an otherwise well-played first half by a Magic offense energized by the returns of Gordon and Fournier. The Pistons scored 14 consecutive points - including eight straight by Smith - and led 50-46, their largest lead in the first half.

by | December 29, 2017 | 06:42

This may bring a few flurries or a snow shower to the area later in the day, mainly across the Poconos, but no real accumulation is expected as the energy from this disturbance fizzles out over Pennsylvania. "People will really need to bundle up if they are heading out Sunday night for New Year's Eve celebrations in places like Chicago, for example, where the high will be 15 F on Sunday, around 15 degrees below normal", he warned.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:56

The National Elections Commission (NEC) said on Thursday that with 98.1% of the run-off vote counted, Mr Weah had won 61.5% of the vote while Mr Boakai was far behind with 38.5%. He said "I salute George Weah's courage and resilience in spite of the activities and machinations of oppressors and interlopers who blocked his victory 12 years ago".

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:36

The commission said that with 98 percent of the ballots counted, Weah had received more than 60 percent. Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has congratulated the newly elected President of Liberia, George Opong Weah, describing him as someone destined by God to be president.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:52

Meeks said, "Eighty percent of the tax cuts that are coming is going to go to the richest one percent". They owe the American people programs of their own, with vision and practical good sense, from a tax plan that's more equitable to a health-care plan that will have bipartisan appeal and build on the popularity of the Affordable Care Act (ironically, getting more popular even as Republicans continued to chip away at it) without relying on it and it alone.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:55

Mihai Alexandru Isvanca, 25, and Eveline Cismaru, 28, of Romania, were arrested on December 15, 2017, at the Otopeni airport in Bucharest, Romania, for the crime that occurred in January 2017. Isvanca and Cismaru were also accused of using the computers they hacked to spread ransomware through at least 179,000 phishing emails. It did, however, store two ransomware variants called "cerber" and "dharma" on police computers, the statement said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 06:28

The park said it is seeking performers who can portray convincing mermaids underwater - and officials cautioned that its harder than it sounds. There are now 17 performing mermaids and three princes. Candidates can audition on January 13, and any girl that passes the first round will be invited back for an underwater audition. Wanna be one of the world-famous #WeekiWachee #Mermaids? You MUST RSVP your spot to audition by emailing, no later than January 11, 2018.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:26

It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (NASDAQ: PTLA ) has risen 51.17% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Sectoral Asset Management Inc now owns 506,414 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $27,362,000 after acquiring an additional 84,271 shares during the period.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:40

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, senior party leaders such as L.K. Advani, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and others and the Chief Ministers of many BJP-ruled States were present. In 2010, he was included in Prem Kumar Dhumal's cabinet and as Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister. The ministers took the oath in Hindi, except Bhardwaj and Gobind Thakur, who took the oath in Sanskrit.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:46

Publishers Bayard has pulled one of its magazines from shops and libraries on Tuesday, because it published a map saying Israel is not a real country. Bayard, the magazine's parent company, agreed to suspend the issue from sale on Boxing Day. "We recognise our mistake, it was not well put, and obviously we do not want to contest the existence of the state of Israel", its managing director Pascal Ruffenach told AFP.

by | December 29, 2017 | 04:27

Breen says many taxpayers have a "sincere moral objection" to paying for abortions. According to a November report by Reuters , Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner signed the bill in September, upsetting many conservatives. The bill also safeguards abortion access by striking statutory language expressing the state's intent to criminalize the procedure if the 1973 U.S.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:59

An elderly man and woman who were busted in Nebraska with a trunk full of marijuana "Christmas presents" have been identified as the parents of a top Vermont prosecutor , the Burlington Free Press reported. "From what I understand, this is as much as a shock to him and a surprise that it is to anyone else who has heard about it". 'Justin, I can say, is one of the most upstanding prosecutors I know and also one of the most upstanding human beings, ' Campbell said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 05:14

The stock increased 0.90% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $9. About 51,364 shares traded or 214.42% up from the average. It has underperformed by 25.41% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $5.46B company.