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Worshippers in clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony

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A church in northeastern Pennsylvania was teeming with AR-15 rifles on Wednesday as it held a commitment ceremony that had crown-wearing members exchange or renew their wedding vows. The church that has scores of followers from across the globe believes the AR-15 rifle, which was used by the Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz , symbolizes " rod of iron " as stated in the book of Revelation. Read More »

Telangana CM KCR escapes after Fire breaks out in his Chopper

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He also said that the Prime Minister Modi claims that his government is pro-farmer, but has no guts to allocate "2 lakh crore for agriculture sector from the total budget proposal of '24 lakh crore presented in the Parliament". KCR's son and IT minister K T Rama Rao tweeted that his father was well. The TRS has started going to the people with these Rythu Samanvaya Committee meetings and the farmers' issue has been haunting the TRS, especially with opposition parties and the Telangana ... Read More »

W&T Offshore (WTI) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.19

As regular trading ended, W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI ) opened at $4.00 on Friday. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 11 with "Hold". That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of WTI. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.56% negative EPS growth. Read More »

In pics: Dipika and Shoaib's dreamy wedding reception

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The stage for Dipika and Shoaib's reception looks attractive as it is decked up with flowers and lights. While Dipika wore a golden full sleeved gown with minimal jewellery and let her hair down, Shoaib was wearing a red and gold sherwani with a golden shawl. Read More »

Disney to invest $2.4B in Disneyland Paris

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The report also found that more than one out of 10 union workers in the study were homeless in the past two years. 28 says low wages paid to Disneyland Resort workers have led to homelessness, hunger and financial woes. "I love my job so much", Petersen said. The cast member also notes that even though park tickets, food and merchandise have all increased in price, many employees are struggling just to get by. Read More »

Highly Traded Stock: Banco Santander, SA

The 52 week range is a simple technical indicator that lists the highest and lowest price at which a security was sold over preceding 52 weeks (or one year). The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 0%. A longer-term moving average may be used to identify the primary price trend, a shorter moving average period to identify the secondary, price trend, and an even shorter moving average period to identify the minor price trend. Read More »

Carjacking suspect arrested after wild chase, 2nd carjacking

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At one point he tried to hit a police vehicle with his auto. Padilla pulled the woman from the vehicle and went inside. The suspect was also accused of a hit-and-run on the freeway, police said. Padilla started running, but officers were able to apprehend him at around 6 p.m. with help from a police dog . The driver was arrested after crashing and being tackled by a police dog. Read More »

Highvista Strategies LLC Increases Holding in Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)

Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 6,776 shares of company stock valued at $2,341,084. About 685,553 shares traded. BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) has risen 5.29% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. ASHWORTH SID had sold 6,311 shares worth $1.88 million. Paradigm Asset Management Co Limited Co reported 8,200 shares or 0.61% of all its holdings. Albert D Mason Inc owns 60,750 shares or 0.67% of their USA portfolio. Read More »

North Korea vows sanctions will 'never work'

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However, US State Department spokeswoman, Heather Nauert, doubled-down on the Trump administration's hard line for dealing with the unruly regime and pledged to continue to demand the denuclearisation of Pyongyang. Wolfsthal says there are few like Yun in this administration. That may be an overstatement given past tough measures against Pyongyang approved by Washington, but Trump's administration has confirmed that the new sanctions target virtually every ship North Korea is now using. Read More »

United States urges India, Pakistan to sit together and ease tensions

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Responding to a question from Senator Banks, Votel said the pressure that the Trump Administration has put on Pakistan has contributed to the recent seen positive response from Islamabad . Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during a visit to Moscow, Russia, Feb. 20, 2018. Read More »

White House Gives Status Update On Opioid Emergency

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President Trump has also nominated Carroll to permanently hold the position of "drug czar". Sessions announced this week that the Justice Department will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against opioid makers and distributors. Read More »

Schools and colleges close due to 'Beast from the East'

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Blizzards are expected to strike the south coast from 4pm on Thursday afternoon as the polar conditions mix with Storm Emma's gales, up to 100km/h. It said on its Facebook page: "Centre now closed as we have an inaccessible auto park and we have to be able to have emergency vehicle access and staff are struggling to get to site". Read More »

Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) Stake Lowered by Financial Counselors Inc

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Archer Daniels Midland has a 52 week low of $38.59 and a 52 week high of $47.44. The stock traded with the average Volume of 3.64 Million at the end of last session. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Neutral" on Thursday, December 15. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Archer Daniels Midland from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Read More »

US ambassador to Mexico resigns 'amid strained relations'

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US Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson announced on Thursday that she was stepping down as the two countries' problems grew. Jacobson was an appointee from the Obama era, as she was sworn in on May 5, 2016. The intervention of GM's former executive director could be aimed at the renegotiation of the trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico (NAFTA), which has already survived six sessions, with one last set for March 6 , BBC explained. Read More »

Indian democracy a 'celebration of age-old plurality': PM Modi

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Apart from official talks by Prime Minister Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind will host a banquet in the King's honour on March 1. "It is against the mind set that misleads our youth to inflict atrocities against innocents", Modi said. He said the book will prove to be of great use for curious minds who wish to know about Islam. On the issue of terrorism, Tirumurti said the leaders had "synergy of views" on matter. Read More »

Federal budget includes $18 billion deficit

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The budget warns that, because of a high rate of indebtedness we would be in trouble "in the case of a large shock to income, house prices or interest rates". Several observers say it's likely the committee members will recommend some form of universal plan, which could place them at odds with the finance minister's vision for drug coverage. Read More »

Allonzo Trier cleared to play for Arizona amid NCAA suspension appeal

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Thompson said Trier's positive test was.015 parts per billion, or about six grains of salt in 10 Olympic pools, the lowest amount that could be detected. According to Thompson, Arizona requested a medical exception from the NCAA for Trier. Arizona has two regular season games left, then the Pac-12 Tournament and the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

Advisory Services Network LLC Purchases 6847 Shares of Kohl's Co. (KSS)

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Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Central Securities Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $678.43M market cap company. Now insiders hold 5,803,285 shares in the business which makes up 3.45% of shares. Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock . Read More »

US lawmaker concerned over nuclear overtures to KSA

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The State Department has backed the president's calls, including his demand for global inspections on Iran's nuclear sites. The meeting comes as the Arab powerhouse explores a civilian nuclear energy program, possibly without restrictions on uranium enrichment and reprocessing that would be required under a USA cooperation deal. Read More »

Hamilton: I'm ready to race despite limited testing

Hamilton saw his first attempt to set the fastest lap deleted when he missed the chicane, ruling out a time a tenth of a second quicker than Vandoorne. His P1, though, came under threat in the hour before lunch as the conditions improved, the rain abated and the track temperature climbed to 27'C. After being recovered to the garage, the auto spent the rest of the day in the pits. Read More »

Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China

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The government's official name is now Republic of China , and Beijing has never renounced using force to take over Taiwan if it moved decisively toward independence. Taiwan's Foreign Ministry thanked the United States for the unanimous support for the bill and for the U.S. government's increasingly friendly and open attitude towards Taiwan. Read More »

Maduro Arrives to Officially Register for Venezuela Presidential Run

Officials will consider how the measures would impact Venezuelan citizens. Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcon talks to the media after registering his candidacy for president at the CNE headquarters in Caracas Thomson Reuters CARACAS ( Reuters ) - Venezuela's opposition coalition decried a decision by a former state governor to run against President Nicolas Maduro in elections in April, accusing him on Wednesday of undercutting their strategy of ... Read More »

Polish law criminalizing some Holocaust speech takes effect today

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The EU's Executive Commission has recommended a procedure that could theoretically lead to Poland losing its voting rights in the EU unless it concedes ground by March 20 on the issue of political control of the judiciary, Reuters said. Poland is now the biggest beneficiary of European Union handouts for infrastructure and other projects. According to a source, "There was an open dialogue of more than three hours between the Israeli team headed by Foreign Ministry Director-General Yuval ... Read More »

NWS: Nor'easter to bring high winds, tidal flooding to Peninsula

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High winds will continue into Saturday and begin to calm Sunday. Winds could gust as high as 36 miles per hour. Friday should only get up to the mid-40s but feel like mid-20s, with the rain and winds, and a low of 37. Skies eventually clear tonight and winds die down, but through the evening rush hour, conditions will not be that great. Lows will drop to 44 in the Upstate and 38 for the mountains by early Friday morning. Read More »

Trudeau Backs Official Who Blamed India For Sikh Extremist's Presence

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According to a columnist in the Ottawa Citizen, among these mistakes was a map of India used at the official dinner reception at the Canadian high commissioner's residence in New Delhi had deleted the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir. This came in response to opposition questions demanding whether Trudeau stood by what his official had said. During Trudeau's first question period since returning to Canada, opposition MPs grilled him over the invitation issued to Atwal. Read More »

Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Are Coming in 'Weeks'

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The sanctioned shipping companies and vessels are from North Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Panama. On Saturday, February 24, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China stated that the United States damage China's expansion of sanctions against North Korea unilaterally. Read More »

UNC freshman guard Felton withdraws from school, lawyer says

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But a still unexplained suspension on January 29, 2018, has kept Felton sidelined for much of the season. His freshman year wound up being underwhelming as he played in 22 games, averaging under 10 minutes and 2 points per game. But Felton has not been arrested, and faces no criminal charges. Suspended Felton withdraws from UNCEds: Updates with details. "Even if Jalek hasn't played as well as he wanted to play or as well as I wanted [him] to play, we've always been able to give Joel a ... Read More »

Le Pen charged over IS tweets

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One showed the decapitated body of IS victim James Foley. Prosecutors opened an investigation into the former presidential candidate under a French law that bans the "distribution of violent images" or incitement of terrorism. The tweets were posted in response to a journalist who drew comparisons to her National Front party and the extremist group. In one high-profile investigation, she and the party were given preliminary charges a year ago over accusations that they used European ... Read More »

Billy Graham statue being planned for US Capitol

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The Grahams made their home in Montreat, N.C., about 20 miles east of Asheville. At the close of the service, Trump, Ryan and McConnell presented three wreaths of red and white flowers adorned with ribbons indicating their area of responsibility, the executive branch, the U.S. Read More »

How Exactly Did Melania Trump Get a Visa for "Extraordinary Abilities"?

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It is unclear how Knauss-who married Trump in 2005-qualified for the so-called "genius visa", or "Einstein visa", as Bruce Morrison, a former Democratic congressman who wrote the Immigration Act of 1990 defining EB-1, calls it. In order to qualify for the visa, the applicant must meet three out of the 10 criteria . Recipients of the EB-1 visa must provide proof they have won a major award, along with "evidence of commercial successes in the performing arts, evidence of work displayed at ... Read More »