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White House on North Korea talks: 'We will see'

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Tensions between the two soared past year as Pyongyang tested missiles capable of reaching the US mainland and its most powerful nuclear device to date, while Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump traded personal insults and threats of war. Read More »

James Bulger's killer Jon Venables plans to marry fiancée

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The killer, who murdered two-year-old James Bulger in 1993 when he was ten, is now serving a 40-month sentence in an unnamed prison for possessing child pornography and a paedophile manual. A prison source told the Daily Star that Venables had "blurted out" his plans to have children to a prison officer when giving reasons "why he wanted to live". Read More »

Mary Kom settles for silver at Strandja boxing

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Overall, it was a fruitful outing for the Indian women, who ended up with two silver and four bronze medals in one of the oldest boxing tournaments in Europe. It came as quite a surprise when the judges ruled in the Asenova's favour, leaving the Indian corner shocked. The Ukrainian was also inch-perfect in the few punches he threw in, especially in the final round. Read More »

North Korea say they are willing to hold talks with US

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Outside the Olympic Stadium, just before the ceremony, more than 200 protesters waved South Korean and USA flags, banged drums and held signs saying "Killer Kim Yong Chol go to hell". North Korea insists on being recognized as a nuclear state. Moon's meeting with Kim Yong-chol raises both hopes and deep concerns. Kim arrived at the head of an eight-member delegation that crossed the Demilitarized Zone Sunday morning, but his visit has sparked angry protests from conservatives as he is ... Read More »

Companies under pressure to cut ties with NRA after Parkland shooting

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Major airlines, Delta and United Airlines announced on Saturday that they are cutting ties with the gun rights group and its 5 million members by no longer offering discounted rates to NRA members heading to the group's annual meeting and by asking the NRA to remove their information from their websites. Read More »

Latvian bank linked to N. Korea money laundering ordered closed

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European authorities moved to liquidate ABLV Bank AS after clients pulled assets from the lender following USA accusations that it laundered money. The ECB said in a statement on February 24 that it has concluded ABLV is "failing or likely to fail", as is its Luxembourg-based subsidiary, ABLV Bank Luxembourg. Read More »

Controladora Vuela CompañÃa de Aviación SAB de CV

LLC now owns 3,683,072 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $29,538,000 after acquiring an additional 1,071,579 shares in the last quarter. It also increased its holding in Douglas Emmett Inc (NYSE:DEI) by 26,682 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.02 million shares, and has risen its stake in Boston Properties Inc (NYSE:BXP). Read More »

Florida gun plan focuses on dangerous people

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Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges Hall also announced her support of the assault weapon ban on Friday saying that she is distressed by mass shootings happening at U.S. In addition to calling for a ban on future assault weapon sales, Mast said he supports universal background checks, a ban on the sale of " accessories and add-ons that circumvent the ban on automatic firearms" and a ban on gun sales to individuals who "have been detained for mental illness" or are "being looked at as a ... Read More »

Summit Creek Advisors LLC Lowered Icon Plc (ICLR) Position as Valuation Rose

Mednax Inc now has $5.31B valuation. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $7.42. About 104,088 shares traded. Credit Agricole S A increased Consolidated Water Company Limited (NASDAQ:CWCO) stake by 49,666 shares to 445,338 valued at $5.70M in 2017Q3. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Icon (NASDAQ:ICLR) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, February 13th. Read More »

Apple moves iCloud encryption keys for Chinese users to China

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This migration for Chinese iCloud users has been met with concern from human rights and privacy activists, who say the government could use its new power to "track down dissidents". Until now, Apple appears to have handed over very little data about Chinese users. If you're wondering about iMessage in particular, the messaging protocol has been designed so that messages are encrypted on your phone and decrypted on the recipient's phone. Read More »

Trump to discuss Florida school shooting with governors

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Under pressure to act to stem gun violence on school grounds, President Trump planned to solicit input from the state chief executives during meetings Monday at the White House. "You're going to see some numbers coming up over the next year, the likes of which we haven't seen in our country for many, many years", President Trump said. Read More »

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Upgraded at Wolfe Research

Waters Parkerson & Company who had been investing in Pioneer Natural Res for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.65 billion market cap company. The company has a quick ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. It turned negative, as 78 investors sold PXD shares while 197 reduced holdings. Read More »

15 women sentenced to death for belonging to IS

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It also allows for the death penalty to be issued against anyone - including non-combatants - found guilty of belonging to ISIS. According to the Judge of the Central Criminal Court, Abdul-Sattar al-Birkar, the declaration was made when it was proved that women are associated with ISIS terrorists or they got married to terrorists with their own will and helped them in the deadly attacks. Read More »

Trump thinks death penalty for dealers may solve nation's drug epidemic

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The report says that Trump "has said he would love to have a law to execute all drug dealers here in America, though he's privately admitted it would probably be impossible to get a law this harsh passed under the American system". Nearly one third of who died of drug overdose in 2016 in the United States did so on synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to the National Institute for Drug Abuse. Read More »

Bhaichung Bhutia resigns from TMC, ends political career

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Former Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday announced that he had resigned from the Trinamool Congress. He also said that he was no longer associated with any political outfit, amid speculation that he might join the Bharatiya Janata Party. Read More »

White House takes cautious approach on North Korea overture

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The Trump administration on Friday slapped sanctions on companies and vessels from nine countries with links to North Korean shipping, in the latest package of financial measures aimed at putting pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. Read More »

Trump blames armed officer at FL high school

And he suggests he'd support allowing some teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons to be ready for intruders. Teachers across the country are taking to social media, speaking out on what they'd rather be armed with instead of guns using the hashtag #ArmMeWith. Read More »

Illinois River Flooding In Cherokee County

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This is expected to cause severe flooding in areas near the river. Since 11am on Saturday, the flood waters have slowly been receding. Sunday evening , the levels were just under a full foot above major flood stage (14'). Iroquois River at Chebanse moved from a high flood stage to moderate flood stage. Oklahoma 31 west is open from USA 270/Industrial Park west of McAlester to Oklahoma 31A south of Stuart. Read More »

Trump Jr.: I like the 'mild and nice' media in India

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Donald Trump Jr . said at an Indian business summit Friday that life since his father's election "has been hard from a family standpoint", but that he'd enjoyed the coverage he'd received during this trip. during his visit or provided any support staff. Menendez also asked Juster whether any steps were taken "to make clear to the Indian government and citizens of the country that Mr. Read More »

HMCS Calgary leaks 30000 litres of fuel into Strait of Georgia

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The navy announced that they are paying close attention to the situation to the public at CFB Esquimalt on Sunday. The spill happened while crews onboard the vessel were transferring fuel internally. "By all accounts, the fuel was leaking out slowly, otherwise it would have triggered an alarm sooner", said Zwick. "Once Calgary discovered that she had a difficultly she took all the right steps in responding to the problem", he said. Read More »

SC women lose in basketball finale at Tennessee

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This marked the second time this season Tennessee (23-6, 11-5 SEC) played SC (23-6, 12-4) when the Gamecocks didn't have Wilson, who averages 22.9 points and 12 rebounds. Looking ahead, USC coach Dawn Staley said she isn't sure if Wilson will be able to play in the SEC tournament next weekend , as Wilson, the team's coaching staff and its medical personnel deal with an illness that could linger, recur or vanish with seemingly no cause. Read More »

White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks

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They did not appear to interact when South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands with dignitaries at the beginning of the ceremony. Pence also condemned Kim Yo Jong as part of an "evil family clique" and "murderous regime", prompting a denunciation from Pyongyang on Sunday - which said it would not talk to the Trump administration for "even 100 years or 200 years". Read More »

Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) Director Sells $451664.64 in Stock

More interesting news about Aspen Technology, Inc . About 127,002 shares traded. Aspen Technology (NASDAQ: AZPN ) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. Therefore 91% are positive. Aspen Technology had 26 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AZPN) on Friday, October 6 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Scholars urge 'uprising' over Jerusalem embassy move

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Moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was a campaign promise made by presidential candidate Donald Trump. "Thank you, President Trump, for your leadership, and for your friendship". This will have significant and historic long-range implications. Nauert said the US intends to open a new embassy building in Jerusalem "by the end of next year". Read More »

Author brands Blair 'a complete liar' over Trump job denial

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Speaking at a Waterstones book event with writer Armando Iannucci in central London on Friday, Mr Wolff labelled Mr Kushner and his wife - the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump - "the two most entitled people on earth". I repeat, you said you were absolutely sure, ' Fordham said. 'Hold on I can't. "Just last month you said you were absolutely sure that the President was having an affair, and now you say he is not", Fordham continued. Read More »

Congress criticises army chief

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While the army was quick to point out that the comment was neither political nor religious, Muslim parties like the AIUDF and AIMIM told him not to exceed his constitutional mandate and the Congress urged him to stay out of politics. The Army chief said that they have many options on how to retaliate, including a surgical strike. "But it should not be concerned with which political party has grown or where it has got support from". Read More »

Video shows brawl at high school basketball game in Delaware

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Smyrna will take on Woodbridge Friday, at Dover High School, for the Henlopen Conference title. According to police, three arrest warrants were obtained. The 18-year-old was charged with disorderly conduct and assault third degree. He was released on $1,000 unsecured bail and is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date. Read More »

Trump considers concealed carry for teachers

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: These people are cowards. Trump repeated his call to permit some teachers to carry guns at schools. "This would only be obviously for people that are very adept at handling a gun, and it would be, it's called concealed-carry where a teacher would have a concealed gun on them". Read More »

It's set to get very, very cold in the next few days

Meanwhile, a more severe amber warning for snow is set to impact areas close to our city including Kettering and Northampton at the same time. "This truly has the potential to become an extreme weather event", wrote Nolan, who issued a precautionary red weather warning, which he expects to be issued by national authorities at some point on Wednesday. Read More »