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NY Senate Dems Try To Force Floor Vote On Gun Control

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The gun control bills would have banned bump stocks and created more effective background checks. They also permit a judge to limit a person's access to guns if they are deemed likely to harm themselves or others, known as the Extreme Risk Protection Order. Read More »

Gov. Murphy to Establish New Economic Council

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New data from Gov. Phil Murphy's administration shows the average New Jersey property tax bill rose less than 2 percent past year. Over the past eight years, New Jersey's economic performance has consistently lagged behind competitor states in median household income, job growth, and GDP growth, according to the executive order . Read More »

Analyze The Analyst's Considerable Ratings: Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (MIC), Exxon Mobil Corporation

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Exxon Mobil Co. The company has a market capitalization of $332,190.00, a PE ratio of 24.28, a P/E/G ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.82. The company saw 12,765,144 shares trade hands over the course of the day. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, May 1 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Underweight" on Wednesday, January 24. Read More »

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) Shares Sold by BB&T Securities LLC

About 43.62M shares traded or 27.36% up from the average. FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) has risen 1.01% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 51 investors sold PG shares while 765 reduced holdings. North Star Asset Management reported 22,467 shares. Read More »

Accused serial killer Bruce McArthur to make court appearance

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For example, Saunders saying in December investigators didn't have evidence pointing to a serial killer is a far cry from concluding there was no serial killer. Saunders added in his statement that he wanted everyone, "particularly the community" to understand the intent of the discussion with the Globe and Mail . Read More »

ExxonMobil discovers more oil in Guyana's Stabroek Block

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The Stena Carron drillship commenced drilling on January 29, 2018, for Pacora-1, which reached 18,363 feet (5,597 meters) depth in 6,781 feet (2,067 meters) of water, ExxonMobil stated. The Pacora-1 well is located seven kilometres west of the Payara 1 Discovery, and is directly down dip of the Orinduik block and follows Exxon's previous discoveries on the Stabroek block at the Liza 1 and Liza 2 Fields, Payara, Liza Deep, Snoek, Turbot 1 and Ranger 1 Well locations. Read More »

Chris Pratt faces backlash over prayer tweet for Kevin Smith

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If I hadn't canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would've died tonight. For now, I'm still above ground! "My biggest fear in life: Death, No. 1". In a follow-up tweet , Chris Pratt added, "Praying for you. Prayers alone will not change the world", he continued . Kevin Smith posted a twenty-minute video to Facebook last night in which he opened up about his heart attack earlier this week. Read More »

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV), CA, Inc. (CA) — Recommendation Trends

Assetmark Inc. acquired a new stake in Live Nation Entertainment during the 3rd quarter worth about $134,000. It has outperformed by 35.48% the S&P500. Brinker Capital Inc stated it has 0.02% in Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Live Nation Entertainment from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Read More »

U.S. tourist arrested in Japan after severed head found in apartment

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After initially refusing to answer questions, Bayraktar told police that he had abandoned the woman's body, leading them to the other body parts - her torso, legs, and arms - dumped in three separate wooded areas in Osaka and Kyoto. She was reported missing on February 17, two days after friends last heard from her. TV station Kansai Telecasting reported that separate footage showed the man leaving the building alone multiple times between 16 and 18 February allegedly carrying a large bag. Read More »

Officials from four countries discussed exploiting Jared Kushner

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The President's Daily Brief is distributed to a small number of top-level USA officials. The 37-year-old real-estate heir came to the White House with no experience in policymaking or expertise in geopolitics - and has nonetheless taken ownership of USA policy in the Middle East, and to a lesser extent, in Mexico and China. Read More »

Lakers waive Brewer, lose Hart to hand injury

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In case you didn't know. . Brewer will likely be used as a backup for Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, but may also be relied upon to help fill the void left when Andre Roberson went down with a season ending injury. Brewer averaged 3.7 points in 12.9 minutes over 54 games with the Lakers this season , shooting 45 percent from the field and 18 percent from 3. Read More »

NC Crime Lab holds 15150 untested rape kits, AG's Office reports

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The inventory was mandated as part of the 2017 state budget, passed by the General Assembly past year. VICTIM ADVOCATES: HUGE STEP FORWARDA sexual assault kit can include one or all of the following: a victim's hair, under garments, blood sample, cheek scraping, rectal and vaginal swabs. Read More »

Fighting in Syria's Ghouta continues

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According to United Nations officials, to date hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict . "And today it looks like they haven't even respected the full five hours". Government forces open their latest military campaign against Eastern Ghouta with a volley of more than 260 rockets and intense air raids. The firing comes to thwart the evacuation of civilians, said the TV. Read More »

Trump administration faces setback on DACA

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For those unfamiliar with DACA, the program offers protections for immigrants who came to the US illegally as children. Lower courts blocked the president's plan to scrap Daca by 5 March. On Feb. 26, the court declined to hear and rule on whether the administration has the right to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program. Read More »

Top cop in Australia quits over racist posts

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Victoria's Acting Premier James Merlino said the fact Mr Guerin was stood down and later quit, demonstrated Victoria Police would not stand for such inappropriate behaviour. The latest IBAC investigation comes after Guerin posted derogatory comments a year ago about former police officers in a Facebook group called "The Community Advocacy Alliance" run by a former Victorian police commissioner. Read More »

Kevin Smith: I almost died of massive heart attack

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Two days ago saw Kevin Smith suffer a near fatal and massive heart attack . Smith explained that after he laid down and it became hard to breath, he knew it was time to call the doctors, but never thought he was having a heart attack even though his father died of a massive heart attack at 67. Read More »

Scott Orders Probe of BSO's Parkland Response as Sheriff Refuses Blame

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When the second group of officers showed, they were surprised to learn that the four deputies had not yet entered the school building after the shooting. In a letter sent to committee members, Metz said the objective is to "identify policy changes and resources required in order to ensure that such an event will never happen again". Read More »

Lions using franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah

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With Ansah poised to hit the free-agent market next month, the Lions slapped the franchise tag on a player the club selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft . Any team looking for pass rushing help this offseason can cross Ezekiel Ansah off their wishlist. Ansah could have drawn interest from the 49ers, who are in need of a pass rusher. Read More »

Judge: Remove Charlottesville Confederate statue tarpaulins

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A judge ruled on Tuesday that the tarps needed to be taken down within 15 days of the court-issued order. But as Matthew Haag of the New York Times reports , a judge has now ordered the city to take down the tarps, arguing that their presence interferes with the public's right to view the statues. Read More »

Top US policy expert on North Korea announces retirement

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Yun, a former USA ambassador to Malaysia, has been the state department's point-man for its limited contact with the North Korean government through a back channel at the nation's diplomatic mission to the United Nations in NY. "It's regrettable that Yun is leaving at this critical moment". Speculation has mounted over the possibility of U.S. Speaking with United States network CBS News after announcing his retirement, Mr Yun said: "It is really my decision". Read More »

Jitan Ram Manhi leaves NDA, to join grand alliance with RJD, Congress

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Meanwhile, Bhola Yadav, a close confidant of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and a party general secretary, told reporters outside the Vidhan Sabha, "Manjhi joining the Grand Alliance is just the beginning". Addressing the media on this political development in the state of Bihar, RJD's Tejashwi Yadav said, "he has been an old friend to my parents, we welcome him". Read More »

Barbra Streisand Cloned Her Favorite Dog

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Before her beloved dog Samantha - a Coton du Tulear breed - passed away in 2017, Barbra had cells taken from her mouth and stomach which has enabled her to use a cloning service. Diane Von Furstenberg and her husband, Barry Diller, cloned their Jack Russell terrier, Shannon, two years ago, and several non-famous people have dived into the genetics pool - and their savings accounts - to clone their pets. Read More »

PSAC union members rally in Moncton over Phoenix pay system

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Thousands of employees across Canada have had issues with their pay as a result of Phoenix, and the system is still considerably backlogged as the pay centre employees work to process hundreds of thousands of transactions. At the same time, however, she defended the decision to launch the pay system, blaming her Conservative predecessors for leaving the Liberals no choice but to bring Phoenix online because the government's previous system had been "decommissioned" and its compensation ... Read More »

Slovak minister quits over journalist murder case

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The march was the first of several planned to honour Kuciak and protest against graft. Mr. Kuciak's published article did not suggest that she had any knowledge of or involvement with the 'Ndrangheta. However, he warned newspapers against linking "innocent people" to a double slaying "without any evidence". "It's crossing the line". Press speculation about the motive for the mysterious murders has been rife in Slovakia. Read More »

Tennessee Vols roll to 76-54 win over Mississippi State

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The Volunteers moved into a first-place tie with Auburn, which lost to Arkansas on Tuesday. Defensively, Mississippi State yields 67.1 points per game against the opposing teams. The idea of Tennessee coming back from an 0-2 start in league play to win the conference seemed far-fetched as recently as the beginning of last week. Read More »

BJP suspends Bihar leader for allegedly mowing down 9 school children

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Police officials said that FIR against the political leader was registered on the basis of a complaint by the grandfather of five children who had died in the incident. However, he did not confirm of the BJP leader was on the wheels on the SUV and in inebriated condition. Talking to reporters outside the Assembly, the leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav said, "Whatever we have been saying about the Muzaffarpur incident is turning out to be true". Read More »

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX), Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL)

About 7.87 million shares traded or 30.35% up from the average. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 29.74% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. As traders, we are more interested to take part in strong moves and don't join moves that show weakness - or we may even watch for an entry in the opposite direction of a weak move. Read More »

South Korea Encourages US-North Korea Talks As Time Runs Short

The North's state-run news agency ran a story Sunday quoting a "spokesman for the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee" as saying that Pence insulted Kim's sister with his hard-line rhetoric after returning to the USA and "we will never have face-to-face talks with them even after 100 years or 200 years". Read More »

Quebec woman pleads guilty in Australian cocaine smuggling case

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Roberge and two associates, Andre Tamine (64) and porn star Isabelle Lagace (28), spent seven weeks cruising around the world together on the 900-foot Sea Princess , painstakingly recording their journey on Instagram . Legace is believed to be a former porn star. The pair changed their pleas to guilty after the reckless ruse sentenced the 29-year-old adult actress to four and a half years in prison. Read More »

Man killed while filming Facebook Live video

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He is expected to be charged for Robinson's death. On Monday, police found Prentis Robinson dead after being shot several times. Prentis Robinson rarely went a day without using Facebook Live - his go-to way of broadcasting his music and his musings. Read More »