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by | February 09, 2018 | 22:24

About 6.12M shares traded. (NYSE: BXMT ) has risen 12.11% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Spirit Of America Mngmt Ny has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc increased Main Street Capital Corp (NYSE:MAIN) stake by 25,000 shares to 59,700 valued at $2.37M in 2017Q3.

by | February 09, 2018 | 23:56

The gunfire was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, near St. Charles Avenue and Calliope Street, where the krewes of Babylon, Chaos and Muses were parading. "We work on it all year long". If so, the Knights of Momus, the largest and oldest Mardi Gras krewe is prepared to throw tons of beads. "This year, we have 19 wonderful horses which also need homes", says Jeff Dorson, HSL Director.

by | February 09, 2018 | 22:13

Eventually, the Senate voted for the bill and sent it to the House, where 67 Republicans in the GOP-controlled chamber voted against the plan and 73 Democrats voted in favor of the bill. Paul has accused Republicans and Democrats of "spending us into oblivion". They often require bipartisan support in the House as well. "I don't see how it doesn't".

by | February 09, 2018 | 23:08

Which makes the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections on March 11 a prestige battle for UP's ruling party. The poll panel also announced the schedule for by elections to the Araria Lok Sabha seat along with Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly constituencies of Bihar.

by | February 09, 2018 | 23:20

The Tucson Airport Authority on Tuesday released surveillance footage of a person they believe to be the baby's mother, along with an image of the note and audio of the 911 call. Arizona is a "safe haven" state, meaning parents can drop off newborns at designated locations like hospitals and churches if they are unable to care for them.

by | February 09, 2018 | 22:15

He worked with Kelly on " trying to impose order " in a White House known for feuding staff and disorganization. Shah also sought to address news reports that Porter's ex-wives had told the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the alleged abuse months ago as part of a background check on Porter that was being conducted so that he could obtain a security clearance.

by | February 09, 2018 | 22:10

Provide computer processing power to the crypto system, and you're rewarded in bitcoin . Up until today, I had no idea what the Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov was, or that it happens to be the secret factory in Russian Federation that made the first nuclear bomb of the USSR.

by | February 09, 2018 | 22:36

The opening ceremony saw North Korea athletes march under the same flag as South Korea , part of a mini-detente in the lead up to the festivities that saw the resumption of talks that had stalled for more than two years. If you didn't know better, you'd think that photo was of a bunch of friends just having a good time watching the Olympics together, instead of top officials from countries who have been engaged in a year-long war of words.

by | February 09, 2018 | 22:21

According to Post's report , the president, and gatekeeper to the world's largest nuclear arsenal, isn't willing to get over his aversion to the written word in order to read his daily intelligence briefing. President Trump is "really not getting a full intelligence briefing", if he's getting a shortened version or not being briefed on all the items in the PDB, former CIA assistant director Mark Lowenthal told the Post .

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:55

The White House says former staff secretary Rob Porter was working at the White House under an interim security clearance while his background check was being completed. There are the guys who really run things in the military or the White House, and then there are these women who sometimes we have to tolerate, and sometimes they cause problems by speaking up about treatment that they don't think is adequate.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:55

Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colarado. A report from the Associated Press that found there were 50 cases of assault reported during the 2016-17 school year. Though the report showed that more and more people were coming forward to report incidents of sexual assaults, it said the Air Force failed to fully comply with the military's victim assistance and advocacy policy because of chaos in its prevention office.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:37

The coffee chain will eliminate polystyrene styrofoam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018, the company said Wednesday. The foam cups are known to plug up landfills because they take an exceptionally long time to decompose, resulting in ocean contamination that harms marine and other wildlife.

by | February 09, 2018 | 22:02

A winter storm bearing down on the Upper Midwest is expected to dump up to a foot of snow across the region later Thursday and through the day on Friday . We could see another couple inches on Sunday . Weather service meteorologist Trent Frey says the forecast is for up to nine inches of snow in Detroit through late Friday .

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:05

If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 5.79%, whereas Month Volatility is at 3.43%. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,891,150 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $6,846,000 after purchasing an additional 893,143 shares during the last quarter.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:46

In terms of annual incremental performance in Index scores from the base to the reference year, the top three ranked States in the group of Larger States are Jharkhand (up 6.87 points), Jammu & Kashmir (up 6.83 points) and Uttar Pradesh (up 5.55 points).

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:23

Talking to media after the meeting, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said, the leaders conveyed to the President that it appears that Justice Loya's death took place in suspicious circumstances. At the time of his death, Loya was presiding over the CBI court hearing the alleged Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Caravan magazine in its report had claimed that Justice Loya's sister and father had said that the Justice was offered a bribe of Rs 100 crore and a flat in Mumbai to pass a ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:03

The budget bill "also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!" Many who did quickly labeled it a pointless, head-scratching episode. How can one man shut down the government? The breakdown came largely in the Senate, when after a day of inaction, Republican Sen.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:07

The government had approved two bids by an worldwide consortium of energy companies, comprising France's Total, Italy's Eni and Russia's Novatek. The first well will be drilled in Block 4 in 2019, said Stephane Michel, Total's president for exploration and production in the Middle East and North Africa.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:39

There have also been World War I celebrations: Gen. John J. Pershing of the American Expeditionary Forces led two military parades in September 1919. Liberals have largely come out against the proposal, and even some conservatives in Congress are mumbling negatively about the parade, primarily because it would prove to be quite an expense.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:55

The deal, backed by President Donald Trump, raises spending on military and domestic programs by nearly $300 billion over the next two years. Previously, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell failed to get a muzzle on Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky Thursday night, who was mad that the 600-page plan proposes an increase in spending by about $300M.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:35

You just launched one of the most powerful rockets humans have ever built. The vehicle, launched on Feb 5 through a Space X rocket, to Mars took a wrong turn by powerful thrust of engine. The launch marks a dramatic shift in the way space science is being pioneered in the U.S. Long the domain of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA), the federal government's space program, private companies are now helping to drive space exploration and innovation.

by | February 09, 2018 | 21:04

The day has been filled with bad news for CSU, beginning with a report from the Denver Post stating that the university was set to fire Eustachy after breaking a zero-tolerance policy from a 2013-14 internal investigation. The polarizing 62-year-old coach is 121-76 during six seasons with the Rams and is tied for the second-most wins by a coach in program history. Eustachy was previously investigated four years ago by former athletic director Jack Graham, who concluded in a 90-page ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:26

The National Weather Service forecast includes a mention of rain from very early Saturday morning all the way through Tuesday morning, and for the weekend there could be quite a bit of rain. There will be a north northwest wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the afternoon. One caveat: The National Weather Service says a weak area of low pressure could bring some light snow showers to areas along and north of Interstate 80 from late Friday morning through ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:35

Bubly , which is due out this month, is a zero-calorie sparkling water with no sweeteners or artificial flavors. The brand's "fun, playful" side is reflected its bright color scheme and irreverent personal messages on each can ("hold cans with me", for example).

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:46

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean officials have attended a pre-Olympic opening ceremony reception hosted by South Korean President Moon Jae-in, but did not meet face-to-face. When the stage was filled with light, five children released a dove into the sky in a prayer for world peace. It was two lookalikes taking the opportunity to cause a sensation in the city before the opening of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:41

The Moon-Abe summit will be held in PyeongChang, the host town of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games located some 180 kilometers east of Seoul. In a meeting ahead of the Olympics opening ceremony, Moon expressed a desire to improve ties but stressed a need to "confront the history", AFP reports.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:50

Trump and the White House say there was no collusion. Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, is scheduled to be interviewed behind closed doors Tuesday by a House panel, but it's unclear whether he'll show up. really anything else". The California Democrat has slammed the release of a congressional memo that alleges FBI surveillance abuses in an investigation into the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:08

Johnson will visit Rohingyas refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox Bazar district on Saturday. Two months after Pope Francis visited Myanmar and Bangladesh, Cardinal Charles Bo said Friday that even though the Myanmar government was making plans to receive Rohingya back, many would opt to go elsewhere.

by | February 09, 2018 | 20:04

They have been incredibly patient and supportive. "Today's news of an open seat in Minnesota's 8th District is yet another boost to Republican prospects in 2018". He's raised $256,000 this cycle and has $136,600 on hand. Last fall, Mills said that he wouldn't run against Nolan for a third time, and criticized the National Republican Congressional Committee for its failure to adequately support his campaign.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:18

John H Lewis decreased its stake in Franklin Covey Co (FC) by 8.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Insiders sold 1,817,500 shares of company stock worth $91,560,925 in the last quarter. Finemark Natl Bank & invested in 0.17% or 53,862 shares. Hbk Invests Limited Partnership invested in 103,300 shares or 0.07% of the stock. 878,359 were accumulated by Stack Fincl Management.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:15

The hospital has also dedicated two units just to patients who have been admitted for the flu. Officials said that a growing number of people are showing flu-like symptoms and that positive tests continue to increase. ThedaCare is the latest hospital to limit visits from small children in effort to stop the spread of the flu. Hospital officials say that they want to protect the patients in the hospital as much as possible from outside infection, hence the new restrictions.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:46

Like other conservatives, Paul said the budget agreement would pave the way for big spending and ballooning deficits, and he said he was willing to force a shutdown to draw attention to the problem. The young people were brought illegally to the country as children years ago, mostly from Mexico. But it represented a bitter defeat for many liberal Democrats who sought to use the party's leverage on the budget to address immigration.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:37

MassMutual has announced a multi-year consolidation plan that it says will bring 2,000 jobs to MA including 1,500 jobs at its corporate headquarters in Springfield. That was after a number of workforce reductions and the departure of its Barings subsidiary, leaving considerable vacant space in Tower Square, and then the announcement that Tower Square itself, the office tower and retail center that MassMutual built almost a half-century earlier, was going on the market.

by | February 09, 2018 | 19:07

V. Sindhu was the only one to win her match. The women finished second in Group W with a win and a loss, ahead of Hong Kong and China, but behind Japan. The men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Ranki Reddy and Chirag Shetty levelled the tie with a hard-fought 18-21, 21-18, 24-22 win over Mohammad Ahsan and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo.

by | February 09, 2018 | 18:58

Bush revived the tradition after a US -led coalition evicted the Iraqi army from Kuwait in the first Gulf War. Reportedly, Trump was inspired to have this event after witnessing France's annual Bastille Day celebration. John J. Pershing led the American Expeditionary Force's 1st Division on the Western Front down Fifth Avenue in New York City in September of 1919. There are goosestepping Nazis on display before Adolf Hitler in Berlin, Germany before and during World War II.