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Class 1 student stabbed in Lucknow school, critically injured


The victim was initially rushed to a private clinic by the school authorities from where he was admitted to the Trauma Center. However, when the matter came into the media after a tip-off by a medical staff of trauma centre, Principal Reena Manas too informed the office of SP (Trans-Gomti) about the incident on Wednesday. Read More »

Wisconsin vs Purdue basketball


The Boilermakers will next take on Iowa on Saturday. Ethan Happ led Wisconsin with 15 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds. Minnesota shot just 29 percent from the field with both stars Mason and Jordan Murphy struggling for second straight game. Read More »

Consensus Estimates and Trading Data for Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)

The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, March 15. PiperJaffray maintained Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD ) rating on Monday, September 18. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, April 26 by Macquarie Research. Jefferies has "Sell" rating and $4500 target. Read More »

Haley: US Afghanistan Strategy Is Working

Kazakhstan's Ambassador Kairat Umarov, who led the council trip, said parliamentary elections must take place this year and be transparent "to ensure the credibility of the government" and "prevent further destabilization". Without going into the details, he said, "It was also part of the discussion". "We are seeing that we're closer to talks with the Taliban and the peace process than we've seen before". Read More »

Cape Town faces 'Day Zero' in April for drought-stricken water supply


Day Zero has moved a day closer this week to 21 April 2018. They will be allowed 25 litres of water a day per person, Reuters quoted officials as saying. In addition, the City continues its work around the clock to bring additional water sources into our supply network. These projects include groundwater abstraction from the three aquifers around Cape Town, the three desalination plants at Monwabisi, Strandfontein and the V&A Waterfront, and the recycling of waste water. Read More »

US meets Korean War allies, wants more pressure on NKorea


The meeting convened days after a mistaken missile alert caused panic on Hawaii, a stark reminder of the fears of conflict with the North. But she conceded that despite the overtures, North Korea has yet to show any intention to fulfill its obligations on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test


A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. The doctor said he would also design a daily exercise program for Trump. But he also added an extra exam - a cognitive screening test for memory loss or early dementia. Jackson said Trump performed "exceedingly well" and is "very sharp". Read More »

Murder charge filed in UPenn student's killing


Peter Chadwick is accused of killing his wife at their home in Newport Coast. "The safety of these kids would be of utmost importance..." He is being held in Orange County Jail. We were proud of everything he did and who he was. Before his arrest, Woodward told sheriff's investigators that he picked up Bernstein for a late night visit on January 2, but that Bernstein exited the vehicle and walked alone into Borrego Park. Read More »

Couple held 13 siblings captive in house


The parents could not provide a " logical " explanation for why the kids were restrained, investigators said . They were given food and water after telling police they were starving . David's parents James and Betty told KABC they were "surprised and shocked " by the allegations against David and Louise. Their grandmother, said the entire family would go on vacation together and had yearly passes to Disneyland. Read More »

Supreme Court begins hearing in Aadhaar case


On the petitioners' apprehension that Aadhaar could be made mandatory for something like the mid-day meal scheme for school children, Justice DY Chandrachud pointed out that there could be a compelling state interest in ensuring that the benefits reached those who deserved it. Read More »

High school wrestler paralyzed from neck down during match


A high school community is rallying behind an teenager who suffered a life-changing injury. A wrestler from College Park High School in Pleasant Hill is now paralyzed from the neck down after he suffered an injury while competing in a match last week, according to the school and a GoFundMe campaign. Read More »

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD)

Boyd Gaming ( NYSE BYD ) traded down $0.33 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $36.48. Boyd Gaming has a twelve month low of $19.20 and a twelve month high of $37.07. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, December 3. Boyd Gaming's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 24.10%. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Jefferies. Read More »

Republican Senator Compares Trump to Stalin for Attacks on the Media


The Arizona Republican has said he doesn't have any formal plans to run for President after his time on Capitol Hill. Flake appeared on MSNBC Wednesday morning to explain that he will not be comparing Trump to Stalin, but merely making the point that his attacks on the press are copied from the Soviet dictator. Read More »

'No Case Registered Against Hafiz Saeed', Says Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi


Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that there is no case registered against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Islamabad . He said that a holistic approach was followed by RSPN, including social networking, capacity building and human resource development, offering microcredit facility, infrastructure development, and provision of technical assistance along with necessary linkages, which had yielded positive results in various countries of South Asia in poverty ... Read More »

Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal


She said "others in the room were also using tough language ". What remains up for debate is what, exactly, Trump said . The two senators' latest assertions also seemed to conflict with the account of another Republican senator who was at the meeting, Lindsey Graham of SC. Read More »

'Indefensible': Haitian-American Rep. on Trump's Remarks

Sen. Richard J. Durbin of IL told reporters that Trump "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist" at a meeting at the White House on Thursday. But people in the Nordic nation - previous year named the happiest place on earth - have no desire to move to the USA, according to a report on Norwegian national TV. Read More »

LSU men's basketball squanders early lead as Georgia wins late


The Tigers went ahead 58-56 on a 3-pointer by Brandon Sampson with 2:57 remaining in the game. It's just the third week of an 18-game SEC basketball schedule and LSU first-year coach Will Wade is strategically doing everything possible to help his undersized team steal wins. Read More »

Callon Petroleum (CPE) Shares Bought by New York State Common Retirement Fund

Intrust Bancorp Na invested in 12,394 shares or 0.05% of the stock. It has underperformed by 4.41% the S&P500. (HSIC) by 100.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:EFX) for 1,991 shares. Sei Investments Co. now owns 52,907 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock worth $561,000 after buying an additional 21,374 shares during the period. Read More »

IHC ends stay on accountability court's proceedings against Ishaq Dar


The corruption references were filed against the Sharif family under the Supreme Court orders that disqualified Nawaz Sharif from holding public office for life on July 28 past year. The bench also ended its stay order on the accountability proceedings against Dar. Earlier in December, the anti-corruption court declared Ishaq Dar, now seeking medical treatment in London, an "absconder" after he repeatedly failed to appear before it in a graft case linking to the Panama Papers scandal. Read More »

(GNTX) Will Post Earnings of $0.32 Per Share

The stock, as of last close, traded 38.64% away to its 52 week low and was at a distance of 1.28% from its 52 week high. The stock exchanged hands with 7,663,553 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 1.89M shares. Therefore 71% are positive. FBR Capital maintained Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX ) rating on Wednesday, July 19. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, November 13 with "Buy". Read More »

Donald Trump Dumps on 'Dicky Durbin' for Blowing Up DACA Deal


The government of Botswana said it had summoned the USA ambassador to the southern African nation to " express its displeasure" over Trump's reported comments, which it views as "highly irresponsible, reprehensible and racist ". Information from The Associated Press was used to supplement this report . Americans were sharply divided along partisan lines: 83% of Democrats considered the comment racist, compared to 10% of Republicans. Read More »

Sitharaman dons G-suit; flies Sukhoi-30


For her sortie, Ms Sitharaman wore a flight overall and a G-Suit, or anti-gravity suit, which ensures comfort when the jet takes tight turns. Prior to the sortie, the defence minister was given a briefing by the fighter pilot and took some time to familiarise with the IAF's frontline jet. Read More »

North Korea's sanctions must remain


But Kang says that despite the overtures, North Korea has yet to show any intention to fulfill its obligations on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Two key players were excluded from the summit: China and Russian Federation, which supported the North and now sit on the U.N. Security Council. "And interdiction is just one option", the senior State Department official said. Read More »

Haitian community plans protest against President Trump in Palm Beach County


Never mind that it costs $200,000 in initiation fees to join the exclusive club, which has two restaurants and a bed-and-breakfast. The two main kitchens were cited for improper food storage, which included milk stored at less-than-optimum temperature, hot dogs stored on the ground of the walk-in freezer and curry sauce that dated back to October 21. Read More »

Nations to consider new sanctions on N. Korea

We do not want war'". He said he did not believe that message was "resonating" with North Korea, but that there was a "realization" on the regime's part that the world would never accept them as a nuclear power. But the goal of the foreign ministers' meeting is to avoid a military showdown with North Korea by taking steps to prod Mr. Kim to the negotiating table for meaningful talks. Read More »

CBSE postpones Class 12 physical education board exam


Angry students, parents and teachers had earlier called for change in the date sheet of the Class 12 examination, saying it was cramped and close to the date of competitive examinations such as the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). Read More »

Tortured, starved US children rarely seen outside home, neighbours say


Authorities were alerted after one of the children, an emaciated, 17-year-old girl, called police after escaping through a window of the house in Perris, a city about 70 miles (115 km) east of Los Angeles . "Whenever we heard this morning on the news, I was 'Man, sounds like those Turpins, '" Ricky said. She said the children she saw were very pale, and she often wondered why the kids never played outside. Read More »

South Africa to demand answers over Trump slur


Ivana - who was married to Donald for 15 years - also told the programme she was shocked when Mr Trump was elected into the White House, just like "everybody was". I don't know in which context they were made. Worshippers stood and applauded as Watson spoke. "It is not true", said Durbin, who was one of the lawmakers at the Oval Office meeting. Read More »

3-year-old Oklahoma girl killed by new family dog


Dodge said the pit bull named Remington had only lived with them for five days before attacking his daughter . I don't just bring random dogs into my home. "Just shoot it down or I will, '" Dodge said. It loved him, gave him a hug, licked him on the face. 'I took my son over there and the dog did'nt attack him. Read More »

John Kelly Convinced Trump to Kill Bipartisan DACA Deal


Sen. Their revelation successfully set off a media-magnified scandal that portrays Trump as a racist before the November election and also obscures Trump's defense of Americans' wages and economic growth. Republican Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, who also attended Thursday's meeting, initially said they did not hear Trump utter the word in question, then revised their account to deny he said it at all. Read More »

Most Members Of The National Park System Advisory Board Just Quit


Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service have abruptly quit out of frustration that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had refused to meet with them or convene a single meeting past year. Knowles expressed "profound concern" stemming from all of the "events of this past year" and said he feels "the mission of stewardship, protection, and advancement of our National Parks has been set aside". Read More »

Bannon subpoenaed after declining to answer key questions during House hearing


After the book's publication, Bannon expressed regret about his statements and called Trump Jr. The special counsel is reportedly preparing to interview Mr Trump as well. "The scope of this assertion of privilege, if that's what it is, is breathtaking". President Donald Trump is "very healthy" and should remain so through his presidency, according to presidential physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, who examined the president last week amid criticism that the 71-year-old ... Read More »

UK Appoints Minister of Loneliness


The minister for sport and civil society, as the title is officially called, will come up with a national strategy to tackle isolation across all ages and find ways of measuring alienation in official statistics. Jo's husband Brendan Cox said: 'One of the very bad things about losing Jo is knowing how much difference she would have made in the world. "When the kids wake up this morning I'm going to tell them how - even though she's not here - she's still making the world a better place". Read More »

Faf du Plessis defiant despite the loss of Philander and Maharaj


We needed to get 400, especially from the position we were in, but for me the vital time was the second innings. They will next face India at Wanderers on January 24. " India were in the game for 90 per cent of the match". We knew it was going to be lower but we didn't know it was going to take so long to that process and be so slow. Read More »