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TSMC Expects Shipments of Premium Smartphones to Decline in 2018

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Interesting enough, even with a weaker outlook for its revenue from its mobile business, TSMC is forecasting 10%-15% revenue growth for this year due to growth in sales for cryptocurrency chipsets. Furthermore, TSMC believes that the rise of cryptocurrency will help the company's revenues because consumers will be picking up GPUs that will increase the mining capabilities of their systems. Read More »

Institutional Investors Are Crazy For Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings LTD (NASDAQ:NCLH)

Leerink Swann maintained AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) rating on Tuesday, January 2. The company was reinitiated on Thursday, November 10 by Leerink Swann. (NYSE:NCLH) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Nomura. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $64.65 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 9.08% from its current levels. Read More »

South Africa to formally protest Trump's 'shithole countries' remarks

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LeVell said Trump recently rode in a auto with Ms. King and him, adding he was heartened by the president's eagerness to ask probing questions and celebrate the new record-low black unemployment rate. After the story first broke, some White House staffers reportedly predicted the remark would resonate with Trump's base, much like his earlier attacks on National Football League players. Read More »

Trump Says That DACA Deal in Congress Is "Probably Dead"

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He even said he would be ready to "take the heat" if the House and Senate come up with a comprehensive immigration reform plan. A federal judge last week temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end the program known as DACA although an appeal is possible. Read More »

Trump tweeted his Black approval rating has doubled, it hasn't

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Bush . It suffered almost as much in Europe; however, approval ratings there are not the lowest on record - the ratings during the last two years of George W. Germany now tops the poll as the country with the most trusted leadership, above the US, China and Russian Federation. The poll reveals that respect for United States leadership has dropped 40 points in Canada and 28 points in Mexico (the two other major economic powers in North America). Read More »

Pope marries couple on plane over Chile

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Earlier, the 81-year-old pontiff said: "I can not begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable harm caused to children by some ministers of the church", vowing to commit to ensure the abuses would never happen again. Read More »

Bitcoin plunges below $10000 following uncertainty in South Korea

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Before asserting that Bitcoin has crashed, however, it is important to take note of the cryptocurrency market as a whole and Bitcoin's relative performance. While that all drove down prices, because of major sell offs in those countries, it won't last. Now is the time to buy Bitcoin for several reasons. Read More »

Human Rights Watch says Trump era encourages world dictators

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The "authoritarian populist agenda" promoted by President Donald Trump along with lawmakers in several European Union countries, and those leaders' promotion of xenophobia and racism, has left a vacuum that leaders including Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Xi Jinping of China have taken advantage of, asserting their own anti-rights agendas. Read More »

Baton Rouge, New Orleans fail to make Amazon's HQ2 cut

River Ridge Commerce Center and parts of Clarksville were some of the possible sites that the region offered up as a spot for the headquarters. Twenty finalists were announced Thursday. "But I've been told that it's going to be a busy next few weeks". The county does have a standard economic inventive package and a headquarters provision that could unlock more dollars for Amazon , but it's unclear right now what else local governments might pitch in. Read More »

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX): Examining the Technicals

The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Monday, February 19th. HLX is already driving a -3.27% loss over the course of the past year and is now up 9.81% since this point in 2018. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.92, for a total value of $44,744.72. Northern Tru Corporation reported 0.03% stake. Also, COO Scott Andrew Sparks sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. Read More »

Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

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Current price places the company's stock 43.92% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 6.86%, away from the 50-day average and also 10.45% away from 20-day average. We have $272.37 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ: ALGN worth $636.06M more. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. It fall, as 36 investors sold Align Technology, Inc . Read More »

No rules for California home schools, where 13 found captive

David Allen Turpin and his wife, Louise Anna Turpin, were arrested Sunday after authorities found the malnourished children in their home in Riverside County. There are more than 3,000 private schools registered with the California Department of Education. In the case of the Kansas boy whose body was dumped in a pig sty, a prosecutor called for stronger regulations of home-schools - but the legislature didn't follow through. Read More »

Amazon narrows HQ2 list: NY among the choices

The competition for Amazon's second headquarters has been fierce because landing the deal could mean 50,000 new jobs and tens of billions of dollars poured into a local economy. Amazon says it expects to make a final decision about which gets the nod sometime in 2018, so by the end of this year. This is a breaking news story. Read More »

NK's Kim crows over 'Fire and Fury' book on Trump

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At a Moscow press conference this week, Lavrov said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will not agree to give up nuclear weapons in exchange for lifting sanctions if the same arrangement with Tehran collapses. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the "Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times". "We regret to say that such meetings, which are conducted in a hurry and which negatively affect the function of proven multilateral formats, do little to normalize the situation ... Read More »

Analysts Set Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Price Target at $87.96

After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $73.52, ALK sits below its 52-week high. About 180,145 shares traded. AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) has risen 46.02% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. Brown Brothers Harriman And has invested 0% in Alaska Air Group, Inc . Levin Capital Strategies L P has 0.74% invested in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) for 8.70 million shares. Read More »

House OKs Spending Bill To Head Off Gov't Shutdown

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Some conservatives were balking, including members of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus . While the House was debating its bill, the Senate was having a similar argument. Military and national security operations would continue and federal law enforcement officers would still be expected to show up. It would be the fourth significant government shutdown. Read More »

Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted

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The United States offers a $10 million bounty for Saeed, who heads the Jamaat-ud-Dawa Islamic charity, which is widely viewed as a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba. He was the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed many people including Americans. In November 2017, Pakistani authorities released Saeed from house arrest. Read More »

Twitch's new tools help streamers hype pre-recorded videos

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This should help increase the hype surrounding pre-recorded videos, and could be worth checking out in the future if you love watching videos on Twitch . This entitles the platform to exclusive content from four of YouTube's biggest stars, including Jacksepticeye , Markiplier , LuzuGames and Strawburry17. Read More »

Fire breaks out at Todi Mills Compound in Lower Parel

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The blaze has been brought under control. As per a report in The Times of India , a fireman got injured while dousing the fire after which he was rushed to a hospital. The incident is one of the many fire accidents that have taken place in January in the city. On December 29, a fire broke out in the Kamala Mills Compound in the same locality of Central Mumbai in which 14 people were killed and more than 21 injured. Read More »

Trump's Presidential Physical Spawns 'Girther' Movement

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Ronny Jackson declared President Trump's mental and physical health "excellent". However, a NY driver's licence issued to Trump in 2012 recorded his height as 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 metres), meaning the President has grown two centimetres in five years, something highly unusual for a 71-year-old man. Read More »

This NC Republican isn't ready to vote for spending bill

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Eleven Republicans - most of whom were members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus - voted against it - and six Democrats voted for it. In the end, a majority of the hardline House Freedom Caucus chose to support the bill, helping get it across the finish line, after apparent pledges from GOP leadership to hold votes in the near future on a new year-long defense funding bill and a conservative immigration bill. Read More »

Twin existential crisis: Ways in which Aadhaar violates right to privacy

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Referring to the nine-judge Bench judgment which upheld privacy as a fundamental right , senior advocate Shyam Divan and advocate Vipin Nair submitted before a Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra that Aadhaar enrolment and subsequent leakages of personal mass datashow that the state itself is exploiting personal rights of individuals by giving it to private corporates who use it for commercial ends. Read More »

Protests erupt against murder, rape of minor girl in IHK

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The girl had gone missing on January 10 after she had left the house in Rasana village to take the horses and mules to the ditch. "She was also allegedly given electric shocks", Talib Hussain, a leader of the Gujjar community, told Rising Kashmir . Read More »

Jenin: IOF kill Palestinian and demolish three homes

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Israeli forces hunting the killers of a rabbi raided a West Bank home before dawn Thursday, killing a wanted Palestinian in a firefight that also wounded two Israeli officers, one seriously, officials said. No plea was entered at the hearing. Now, almost a month later, al-Tamimi has had her detention extended several times until, on Wednesday, Israel's Ofer military court refused her lawyers' request for bail. Read More »

Will Ferrell interviews Federer after Aus Open win

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Comedian Will Ferrell made a surprise appearance at the Australian Open last night, crashing the Channel 7 broadcast and making me temporarily care about tennis. When you've got a legend on court at the end of a match at the end of an Australian Open match it's only right that you let him interview Roger Federer but was it Will Ferrell or Ron Burgundy on the mic? "I feel the pain but I didn't think about it". Read More »

Amazon Names 20 Cities as Finalists for HQ2

Amazon has trimmed down its list to just 20 cities. Baruah said he was "surprised and disappointed" about Amazon's decision. "I would hope that cities don't enter into a bidding war", said Amy Liu, an urban policy expert at the Brookings Institute. Read More »

Kelowna West byelection on February 14

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The NDP also hold 41 seats, but can count of the Green Party's three members, since they have a governing agreement. The outcome of the by-election on February 14 would not shift the balance of power but could narrow the NDP's thin lead over the Liberals if the latter wins. Read More »

Doctor Says Trump Aced Cognitive Test

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As for his mental health , Trump aced his cognitive assessment with a score of ideal 30. The President weighs 239 pounds. At his weight and height, the president is borderline obese. Following the president's tweet claiming he has a bigger nuclear button than North Korea Kim Jong Un, many critics began openly questioning his mental status. Read More »

City Council members push for DACA Day of Action

One of the most freaky aspects of this whole fight over DACA and shitholes and Trump's racism is that Trump seems to think that if the failure to reach an immigration deal results in a government shutdown, he can credibly blame the Democrats for it and the people will go along with that. Read More »

President denies changing view on Mexico border plan

Mexico, in response to Trump's tweets on Thursday , reiterated that it would not fund the wall's construction. Trump detailed that the payment by Mexico would be through a long-term reimbursement and described as ridiculous the commercial superavit of that country of 71 billion dollars with Washington . Read More »

Woman accused of murdering Air Force husband is back in Ohio

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She used her husband's status as a commercial airline pilot to fly to Brazil, where she remained for nearly 11 years while local, state and federal law enforcement and elected officials fought to have her brought back to stand trial. She was being held in prison there but in March of 2017, the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil voted to send her back to the USA for trial. Karl Hoerig was an Air Force major at the air base in Vienna. Read More »

Tillerson signals deeper USA military commitment in Syria

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The Kurdish militia, which forms the backbone of the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, now controls almost 25 percent of Syrian territory. "We continue to discuss the complex situation in northern Syria with Turkish officials, in line with our shared aim of reducing violence and enabling a political settlement", a British foreign office spokesperson told The Defense Post. Read More »

Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

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There are always naysayers, he added, whether it's against the city's popular new skating oval, the new central library or the Discovery Centre. On Thursday, four months after Amazon set off the feeding frenzy of proposals, the online retailer announced it had whittled down a list of 238 proposals to just 20 cities. Read More »