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Treasury Cuts Puerto Rico's $4.7B Disaster Relief Loan to $2B

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The island has been without power for the past five months due to Hurricane Maria. Utility Lines, a construction company bases in Bridgeville, came to Puerto Rico's rescue-restoring power to a school there. Still, to this day, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans are still in the dark . He also said Treasury officials told his administration last week that they do not intend to forgive the loan. Read More »

Congress wins Bypolls in MP, BJD in Odisha

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Securing 70,808 votes, Yadav edged past Bhai Sahab Deshraj Singh Yadav of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who managed 68,684 votes. "If it at all happens, it has nothing to with loss of the recently by-elections by BJP", he said, adding, "BJP does not consider loss in Mungaoli and Kolaras as a setback for the party". Read More »

Grim end to search for mom who vanished from driveway

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Then, on Thursday morning, around 9 a.m., detectives found her body roughly one mile away from her home on Mill Wharf Road in Wake. The body was later identified as St. John on Tuesday and Wednesday. "The conclusion on this isn't great conclusion, however it is conclusion", said Middlesex Sheriff's Major Michael Sampson stated, as indicated by the station. Read More »

Czech court releases Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim

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Ankara accuses him of disrupting the state and aggravated murder. "The Czech Republic strongly rejects any accusation of support of global terrorism", it said in a statement . When asked by reporters on Tuesday if Turkey is "violating the United Nations cease-fire" in Syria , US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said that she would "encourage Turkey to go back and read the United Nations resolution ". Read More »

NRG Energy (NRG) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.27

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About 10,819 shares traded. The Travelers Companies, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Citigroup. NRG Energy has a 52-week low of $14.52 and a 52-week high of $29.78. (NASDAQ:NRG) to report earnings on Mar, 01 for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2017. Great West Life Assurance Com Can has 189,266 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Read More »

WV teacher union leaders eye Senate vote on pay raise bill

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The amended bill was introduced to a skeptical House Finance Committee. "I'm very concerned it will lay at the state Senate and its leadership team for causing this state to be ripped apart at the seams". "Our belief is that we should be back in the classroom, but with that being said, there are many people who are not ready to go back in", said Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association , on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline". Read More »

Share Buyback Plan Approved by CSX (NASDAQ:CSX)

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Another trade for 94 shares valued at $5,514 was sold by LINGREL DOUGLAS W . The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. CSX Corporation is a transportation company. Guardian Life Ins Com Of America holds 2,077 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Inv Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Co owns 322,103 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Read More »

Who Are The Main 2018 ACM Award Nominees?

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Meanwhile, Reba McEntire is returning as host of the awards show, set to air live on CBS from 8-11 p.m. ET (delayed on the West Coast) on Sunday, April 15, from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas . Miranda is now tied for the winningest artist in ACM history with 29 awards along with Brooks & Dunn. Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban , Miranda Lambert and Chris Stapleton are among the artists with multiple nominations in the major categories. Read More »

Hedley frontman to take indefinite leave following sexual assault allegations

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Hedley also withdrew from consideration for three Juno Awards after initially backing out as a performing act for the telecast. Refunds will be offered to all ticket buyers. The band's members have called the accusations involving young fans "unsubstantiated", but has said that in the past they "engaged in a lifestyle that incorporated certain rock "n" roll cliches". Read More »

Miami Upsets UNC 91-88 With Half-Court Buzzer Beater

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Ja'Quan Newton hit a running 30-footer at the horn to help Miami upset No. 9 North Carolina 91-88 in a wild finish. Lykes' layup with 4:51 left pushed Miami's margin back to double digits, 78-68. Even though the finishing sequence was shades of Villanova , North Carolina can take solace that the significance of the game was nothing alike. Read More »

EFF: 'It is not revenge we seek but our land'

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The motion comes into play after newly inaugurated South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, expressed his desire to accelerate land redistribution. Two decades after the end of apartheid, the ANC is under pressure to redress racial disparities in land ownership where whites own most of the land. Read More »

Become Human will be released on PS4 in May

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Coming Soon reports that Playstation has announced that Detroit: Become Human will be released on May 25. Detroit Become Human is the latest game from Quantic Dream , the studio behind Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls . At its core, Detroit Become Human explores not only artificial intelligence and the role of technology, but also about human society and its dreams, hopes, and mistakes. Read More »

Wicker releases statement after McDaniel announces run for US Senate

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Donald Trump told us he wanted to drain the swamp", McDaniel said during his announcement. Tuesday's presidential tweet was followed up on Wednesday with a formal endorsement of Wicker by the Trump Campaign. Senator Wicker was a great supporter of President Trump's historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and is the type of leader the President needs to support his agenda ahead to create more jobs and economic opportunities for all Americans. Read More »

How Xi Jinping's latest moves will affect China and the world

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U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told Financial Times in November that that two sides were not even talking about restarting the dialogue, saying, "China is not moving in a market-oriented direction so for now the CED is also stalled". Read More »

PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PDCE) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.11

The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 11 with "Hold". The stock of IBERIABANK Corporation (NASDAQ:IBKC) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Robert W. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability holds 0.35% of its portfolio in PDC Energy, Inc. 96,987 are owned by Ny State Teachers Retirement. Read More »

Former Trump campaign official said Mueller's team asked about Hicks

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And if we don't start doing something soon to protect our democratic system, we must content ourselves with the dubious distinction of being both Putin's last - and next - victim. "No, I have not". "It doesn't mean it wouldn't be looked into", Starr said, "but it might very well be 'Mueller, you're not the person to do it, we're going to have someone else do it'". Read More »

Adam Rippon has been sleeping on Shawn Mendes

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In a new interview, Adam spilt the T and revealed his preference for a different pop hunk. In classic Ellen style, the talk show host directly asked him who he was attracted to. He joked: "And I know Harry will be upset, but - I know", he told audience, "love is a amusing thing". "You mean Mike Pence, the same Mike Pence that funded gay conversion therapy?" In his deadpan voice, Adam responded: "People have told me that". Read More »

GOP fears losing Arizona congressional seat over sexting scandal

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Phil Lovas came in a distant second with 23.9 percent (17,031) and Steve Montenegro was third with 23.82 percent (16,987). According to Statistical Atlas, CD 8 covers about 725,000 residents (roughly 271,000 households) in the west Valley, including Avondale, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Peoria, a portion of Phoenix, Surprise, Youngtown, Anthem, Citrus Park, New River, Sun City and Sun City West. Read More »

Arctic 'heatwave' worries scientists as Europe freezes

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On Sunday, for example, the temperature in Britain fell to -5 C, while northern Greenland was at 6 C. On Wednesday, temperatures in Poland's capital Warsaw reached just -7 C at a time when the town of Sisimiut, to the north of the Arctic Circle in Greenland, still was over -6 C. Read More »

Westbound stretch of Highway 401 reopens after woman's body found

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Kerry Schmidt said. The driver of the truck remained on the scene. Paramedics say the woman, a 49-year-old from Scarborough, was pronounced dead at the scene at about 4:15 a.m. The highway reopened around 9 a.m. Police say they do not believe foul play is involved. It isn't clear why the woman was on the highway, Schmidt said. Read More »

NYC to pay Muslim women forced to remove hijabs for mugshots

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All three incidents took place in Brooklyn, New York's most populous borough, she added. While the criminal case was dismissed, her mugshot would be the root of the problem. After being taken to a Brooklyn jail for booking, officers informed her that they could not accommodate her request because no female officers could take the photo and the camera was in a fixed spot. Read More »

Barnes & Noble posts third-quarter loss and 2018 outlook disappoints

The NYSE-listed group reported a quarterly loss of US$63.5mln or 87 United States cents a share, an nearly complete reversal from a net income of US$70.3mln or 96 United States cents a share in the same period past year. Strs Ohio invested in 0% or 98,900 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Llc has 2.00M shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Markston Intl Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 150 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reopen after Israeli tax spat

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City reopened on Wednesday after a three-day closure to protest against Israeli tax measures and a proposed law. The climbdown by the Israeli government came after the sensational and what now appears to be historic decision to close the church on Sunday, agreed upon by the Greek Orthodox, Catholic and Armenian church leaders. Read More »

Exxonmobil Says No Indication Of Damage To Papua New Guinea Pipeline

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Southern Highlands Governor William Powi told The Associated Press that communication in the province - which lies about 560 kilometers north of the capital, Port Moresby - remains hard and the death toll may rise. Chief secretary to the government, Isaac Lupari, said: "It is advisable to stay out of multi-story buildings, to be aware of the potential of landslides, and to be prepared to move to open ground in the event that an aftershock is felt". Read More »

'We've got some talented guys': Pistons' reserves have way with Bucks

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Andre Drummond always presents a hard matchup for the Bucks , but along with Eric Moreland , on this occasion he helped the Pistons to toy with Milwaukee on the glass. Johnson should have had at least a few more assists off pinpoint passes. Milwaukee fell to 9-4 in the second game of back-to-backs. But the bench, so badly outplayed in losses to Boston and Charlotte coming out of the All-Star break, gave the Pistons a big boost, especially in the first half. Read More »

The next Battlefield reportedly returns to World War II

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A logo screen for Battlefield V appears to have leaked online as well. It sold faster than Battlefield 4 , and it has surpassed 25 million players as of December. DICE took a gamble in developing one of the first shooters set in World War I , and the risk clearly paid off. There were previous rumors swirling the web that the next Battlefield game would be a continuation of the Bad Company series. Read More »

Marshall Islands preparing a cryptocurrency, officials Say

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The currency will be issued by the country's Ministry of Finance and will be introduced via an initial coin offering (ICO). The republic consists of almost 1,100 islands with more than 70,000 people living there. "This was specifically targeted for the long-term needs of the country", Paul said. "The move is seen as a way to bolster local budgets", said Paul. Read More »

Nigeria orders 'all schools' defended in Boko Haram region

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In 2014, the kidnapping of 276 girls from a Nigerian boarding school rocked the world and the Web when #BringBackOurGirls went viral. But Wakil, a North-East human rights activist with strong links with Boko Haram , spoke with PRNigeria in Maiduguri, Borno State, and urged Al-Barnawi to spare the girls. Read More »

BJP Goes Into A Huddle To Push For 'One Nation, One Election'

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Refuting Modi's accusations on corruption, Siddaramaiah asserted that he headed an honest government. Dubbing the Siddaramaiah government as "a seeda rupaiya sarkar", he asked the crowd whether they wanted such a government. During his two rallies in the state, Modi had launched a bitter attack against the Siddaramaiah government, particularly on corruption, describing it as "a 10 per cent commission government". Read More »

Kabul offers Taliban a chance of power in return for peace

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But Ghani reiterated his long stance that the group must "respect the law" and "recognize" the national unity government that came to power more than three years ago following a deal brokered by the US. The group did not immediately claim responsibility for the abduction. The movement has not yet given any formal answer to Ghani's invitation, made at a conference of officials from countries in the so-called Kabul Process aimed at creating a platform for talks to end more than 16 years ... Read More »

3D Realms Reveals Old-School Shooter Using Build Engine

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Her journey will leave trails of blood and gore in huge, multi-path levels filled with those famous colorful keycards and plenty of secrets and Easter Eggs to discover behind every corner. We've spent a lot of time tinkering under the hood to take advantage of new technology and techniques. The improvements to the engine allowed the developers to add bigger levels, more colors, transforming maps, and more. Read More »

3 bordies retrieved from avalanche hit site in IoK

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An avalanche in Hassangam-Malangam area in Tulail area of Bandipora injured two persons, one of whom succumbed to the injuries, a police official said. Over 80 members of the rescue teams succeeded in recovering the bodies from the avalanche debris in Guchibal Behak, the police said. Meanwhile, a senior police officer said that DC Kupwara, local police and army unit had made separate correspondence to the army higher-ups regarding providing of choppers to carry the bodies to Lolab from the ... Read More »