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Dublin Facing Water-Restrictions With "Severe Concerns" Over Reservoir Levels

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Irish Water working in partnership with Donegal County Council would like to advise customers supplied by the Rosses Regional Water Supply that there will be restrictions imposed on the scheme tonight from 11pm until 7am. Hospitals on the network will be prioritised and have water diverted to them. "Vulnerable customers are being contacted to provide advice and support". Read More »

Two people critical after being exposed to unknown substance in the UK

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He and a woman in her thirties were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping mall in Salisbury on Sunday afternoon after exposure to an unknown substance. An eyewitness told the BBC she saw an older woman and a man sitting on a bench and that they " looked like they'd been taking something quite strong ". Read More »

Jaitley promises special package for Andhra Pradesh

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The TDP also insisted that the Centre should bridge Rs 16,000-crore revenue deficit. "My government has made rigorous and untiring efforts during the last three years and nine months to get all the issues listed implemented", he said, adding, "Hence, we reiterate people's demand to expedite the resolution of all provisions incorporated in the AP Reorganisation Act and assurances made in relation to it, including according the special category status ", the governor said. Read More »

Trump threatens tax on European Union cars

Trump's comments come as part of a wider focus on imported goods, including proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminium. Michael Hewson said the news was particularly damaging for the German market, with Trump's intervention delivering another blow to auto makers. Read More »

Former Russian Spy Critically Ill After Exposure to Unknown Substance in Britain

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Wiltshire police confirmed that a man in his sixties and a woman in her thirties were found unconscious by a member of the public on Sunday afternoon on a bench on the Maltings, a street in the the centre of Salisbury. Some observers have already drawn comparisons with Alexander Litvinenko , the former KGB spy who was poisoned in a luxury London hotel in 2006. "Both are now in a critical condition in intensive care". Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel takes aim at Harvey Weinstein at Oscars

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The Oscars' television audience also has been dropping in recent years as voting members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have tended to celebrate smaller movies. Viral sensation " Get Out " is the most searched for film to receive a " best picture " nomination at this year's Oscars , with WWII epic " Dunkirk " coming a close second. Read More »

Not a single Democrat voted for tax cuts: Letter to the Editor

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GOP voting is up 16 percent from this point previous year, and Democratic turnout has more than doubled. It was believed that some Republicans voted in the 2008 Democratic primary to try to affect the presidential nomination. On a state legislative level, Democrats have candidates in 132 of the 150 state House districts and in 14 of the 15 state Senate districts up for election this year. Read More »

Search under way at woodland in Co Cork for missing woman

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Gardaí have sealed off a 40-acre area of woodlands close to the village of #Castlemartyr in East #Cork and will begin a search there in the morning as part of their investigation into the disappearance of #TinaSatchwell . Garda specialist command units and a specialist search dogs team from the United Kingdom arrived at the site this morning with temporary steel fencing erected at the scene. Read More »

Oregon Women's Basketball Wins First Pac-12 Tournament in Program History

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Oregon's comeback recipe for its first berth in the Pac-12 title game was simple: Hold the No. 9 team in the country scoreless for the final 5½ minutes. We were 0 for 7 on our last seven trips down the floor, and we gave up some - we said couldn't give up lay-ups or threes down the stretch. "But in the midst of hurting, I am really proud". Read More »

China to lift 10 million people out of poverty by 2018

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That's several notches below the 6.9% rate at which the world's second largest economy expanded previous year, according to official figures. Diplomats say China's defence numbers likely underestimate true military spending for the People's Liberation Army, the world's largest armed forces, which are in the midst of an impressive modernisation programme overseen by President Xi Jinping . Read More »

China boosts defence spending to $175 bn, three times that of India's

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Zhang defended the steady increase in China's defence budget saying: "The country's national defence we believe it needs to develop in step with its economy and serve country's security and development interests". It is also widely believed that China's actual spending on defence exceeds the allocation that is made public. Observers say China's actual military spending this year will be larger than the amount released. Read More »

China hikes defence budget to $175 billion - three times that of India's

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Zhang said the Constitution, which reflects the common will of the CPC and Chinese people is China's fundamental law and the general chapter for governing the country well and ensuring national security. "There is every indication that China wants to expand what it will call defense capabilities in the South China Sea". In his annual work report, Li also said China has cut its budget deficit target for the first time since 2012, suggesting Beijing will be more watchful of fiscal spending ... Read More »

Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) Given a $32.00 Price Target at Guggenheim

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The stock has relative volume of 1.51. Fdx Advsrs Inc holds 4,711 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. The stock, as of last close, traded 5.79% away to its 52 week low and was at a distance of -27.08% from its 52 week high. Northcoast Research upgraded shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) Lifted to "Buy" at Deutsche Bank

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About 9.87 million shares traded. CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has risen 13.66% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 23.11% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 11 with "Buy". The stock of Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 14 by Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Compass Point Raises Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) Price Target to $60.75

The stock increased 1.34% or $1.54 during the last trading session, reaching $116.28. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.50, for a total transaction of $16,494,948.50. Therefore 92% are positive. Analysts await Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) to report earnings on May, 4. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Essent Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $51.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, December 25th. Read More »

North-easter will strike US East Coast this weekend

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Although the conditions will improve away from the coastal regions, many meteorological departments are terming it as only short-term relief predicting the storm will return midweek to cause havoc once again. Cleveland-based National Weather Service meteorologist Marty Mullen says wind gusts from the storm passing through Thursday night into Friday morning reached 55 miles per hour near the Lake Erie shoreline with sustained winds of 20-30 miles per hour. Read More »

Trump dangles deal on tariffs if trade deal redone

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After announcing plans last week to slap taxes on imported aluminum and steel, President Donald Trump called trade wars "good" and breezily forecast an "easy" victory for the United States . Capital Alpha Partners, a policy research group in Washington, said a quick reversal by Trump was highly unlikely. "China wins when the American consumer has higher prices because of tariffs that don't affect Chinese behavior". Read More »

Lighthizer raises prospect of bilateral trade deals instead of NAFTA

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Kim Reynolds expressed concern Monday that President Donald Trump's tough talk on imposing trade tariffs could stunt Iowa's economic growth potential if other countries take retaliatory measures against USA farm exports. By early evening on Saturday, no further sections had been concluded, said an official familiar with the talks. Smith recently returned from the latest round of negotiations in Mexico City. Read More »

Euro in Limbo After Italian Election Fails to Yield Majority Leader

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A right-wing, anti-immigration coalition brokered by ex-Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi , 81, was projected to win 37%. The 44-year-old also criticized the official currency of the European Union, the euro. The League's economics chief on Monday raised the prospect of a ruling alliance with 5-Star, which would likely be euro-sceptic and be little interested in further European integration. Read More »

Xi's power grab? Will of the Chinese people, say parliamentary delegates

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His comments came amid growing China-US discord over Trump's announcement of increasing tariffs over US imports of steel and aluminium. Asked if the move for Xi to potentially become president for life represented a backward step, Wang Jiaqi, from the rustbelt northeastern province of Jilin, said China should follow its own political model. Read More »

Trump jokes about impeachment, mocks media

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But Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump have undergone a swift and stunning reckoning of late, their powers restricted, their enemies emboldened and their future in the West Wing uncertain. Christie, a former federal prosecutor, and Kushner have had a rocky relationship. "Kushner's vulnerable and in an accelerated fall from grace". Those close to the couple insist the duo has no plans to leave Washington. Read More »

Derby student in custody after gun reported

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Kingston School District Superintendent Alex McCaul said staff members found an unresponsive student in the cafeteria. About 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a Yelm High School sophomore allegedly posted a threatening photo, including the image of a gun, on an Instagram account. Read More »

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives in Niue to family welcome

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Like in the other nations she'll be visiting during this week's Pacific Mission, the government is looking to set its mark with a "reset" of foreign policy amid increasing interest from other countries with deeper pockets. "And for all these reasons we regard it as critical for New Zealand to embark on a new, re-energised Pacific strategy", Peters said. The second funding component of 6.5 million New Zealand dollars (about 4.7 million US dollars) is to support Samoan women and young people ... Read More »

Irish question is once again a controversial issue in Brexit negotiations

A no deal Brexit would be catastrophic for the Republic. "Doesn't that make some kind of sense?" asked Marr. "I think it's important to be straight with people", May said . She dismissed the European Commission's insistence that it would not allow "cherry-picking" of rights and obligations, insisting that this was a part of any trade negotiation. Read More »

Panama court evicts Trump management from hotel - Trump Organization

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A Panamanian judge accompanied by armed police officers escorted out the head of the Trump-branded 70-story, luxury property in Panama City on Monday, with security staff departing soon after. When it was completed in 2011, the 70-floor, sail-shaped building was the future US president's first global hotel venture, a complex including apartments and a casino in a waterfront building that has earned Trump between $30 million and $50 million. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Cuts Delta Air Lines (DAL) Price Target to $64.00

The stock increased 1.05% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $130.44. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.83, for a total transaction of $1,764,228.00. Shoker Investment Counsel Inc. holds 0.45% of its portfolio in MV Oil Trust for 104,002 shares. Madison Investment Holding Inc holds 0.31% or 364,353 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Residents cautioned to stay home as storm batters Nassau County

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Gusts could top 70 miles per hour. "Since 10 a.m., Thursday , this storm has rapidly dropped in pressure, officially passing the definition of 24 millibars in 24 hours", a meteorologist told CNN . And the winds in eastern MA will be ferocious. In areas of Santa Barbara and Montecito, where rain is expected to hit early Friday morning, mandatory evacuation orders are in place. Read More »

7 in 10 concerned about White House staff — CNN Poll

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President Donald Trump hit a nerve with gun-rights enthusiasts this week after suggesting firearms should be confiscated from potentially risky people without a court's approval, remarks that raised concerns among conservatives about his respect for the concept of due process. Read More »

Richard Spencer to speak at Michigan State University today

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Chants against police have come from both sides. The Detroit Free Press reports there is a heavy police presence near campus with almost 100 officers at the scene wearing riot gear. Erica Mitchell, 29, of Grand Rapids, is an MSU alum who said it sickened her that her school was letting him on campus. One rally goes from 9 a.m.to 9 p.m., and organizers say it will be a "peaceful alternative event to the hateful rhetoric that will be spewed from white nationalists". Read More »