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Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Reduces Holdings in General Electric (NYSE:GE)

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.31. About 114.49M shares traded or 26.35% up from the average. More interesting news about General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "General Electric's Sunny Future" published on March 13, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Wednesday's Vital Data: Apple Inc". Read More »

Airman from Moody Air Force Base killed in Iraq

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The cause of the crash is now under investigation. The US President Donald trump on Twitter expressed his condolences to the families of the victims. 'This tragedy reminds us of the risks our men and women face every day in service of our nations'. The Defense Department released the names of the seven airmen on Saturday. Read More »

2 dead in shooting outside of north-end Toronto bowling alley

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Toronto Police say they were called just after 10 p.m.to the alley (near Dufferin St. and Lawrence Ave.) after receiving calls about as many as 10 shots being fired. "Gunshots!' and I just started running outside like everyone else". "When people realized that something serious was going on at the front, that's when we made the mass exit out the back door". Read More »

BCSO responds to scene of animal sacrifice in west Bexar County

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When deputies arrived to the 11400 block of Bronze Sand they saw the garage open with 12-14 people inside and several dead chickens, goats, and other animals. " They were speaking a different language the officer did not recognize ", Gonzalez added, as cited by the Express-News, and explained the responding deputy is fluent in English and Spanish. Read More »

Syria's Assad visits troops in besieged Ghouta

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In the images carried by al-Ikhbariya TV, Assad stood near a tank and was surrounded by soldiers on a street in eastern Ghouta, the region near Damascus where a government offensive has been underway over the past month. Over the last week, Syrian troops and allied fighters divided the sprawling eastern Ghouta region into three parts, isolating residential areas and facilitating the military advance. Read More »

Russian ambassador says United Kingdom lab could have poisoned ex-spy

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It also said it is ordering the closure in Russian Federation of the British Council, a government-backed organization for cultural and scientific cooperation, and is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. "This is not the response of a country that really wants to engage in getting to the bottom of the matter". Former double agent Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, remain in a critical condition in hospital, while Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, who was ... Read More »

2 polio monitors killed in Pak

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According to The Express Tribune's regional head, Iftikhar Firdous, a security official said during a search operation for the kidnapped polio monitoring team in Mohmand Agency, a security official was martyred and another injured as gunmen opened fire. Read More »

Russians in Kenya to cast presidential votes at Nairobi embassy

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The outcome in Sunday's vote is so certain that authorities are investing in get-out-the-vote efforts to ensure a decent turnout. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls opened in the Russian far east at 2000 GMT on Saturday and will close in Kaliningrad, the country's exclave on the European Union border, at 1800 GMT on Sunday. Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in retaliation

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Putin's spokesman denounced the claim as "shocking and inexcusable". Earlier in the day, Washington slapped sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for alleged US election meddling and cyber attacks but put off targeting oligarchs and government officials close to Putin, prompting USA lawmakers in both parties to say Trump needs to do much more . Read More »

Moscow will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal had been granted refuge in the United Kingdom in 2010 under a "spy swap" but was found unconscious with his 33-year daughter outside a shopping centre in Salisbury. The source of the nerve agent - which Britain says is Soviet-made Novichok - is unclear, as is the way it was administered. He suggested that the possibility that the Russians had lost control of the risky nerve agent could not be excluded. Read More »

Putin eyes huge win as Russian Federation goes to the polls

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Putin is so certain of winning that authorities are investing instead in massive get-out-the-vote efforts to produce a turnout that would embolden the Russian leader both domestically and internationally. Opposition activists said they had also witnessed voters being bussed to polling stations by police and discount coupons being given to Russians who turned out to vote. Read More »

Spy poisoning: Experts to test nerve toxin

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A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said: "It's just another futile attempt from the Russian state to divert the story away from the facts - that Russia has acted in flagrant breach of its global obligations", while Johnson said it was indicative that Russia was "not a country that wants to engage in getting to the bottom of the matter". Read More »

Amid presidential elections, Russian Federation braces for another Vladimir Putin government

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U.K. Ambassador Laurie Bristow was summoned to the ministry and told that the actions are "in response to the provocative actions of the British side and the unsubstantiated accusations" against Russian Federation, the ministry said. This is not the case in Ukraine, as it has barred Russian citizens from voting in the Russian diplomatic missions on its territory for what Kiev claims are "illegal" elections in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, that reunited with Russia in wake of a popular ... Read More »

Russia's Vladimir Putin wins by big margin

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Nina Bostanova, a pensioner in Ust-Djeguta, said she decided not to vote. Voters cast ballots from the Pacific coast to Siberia and Moscow. "Then he put the ballot into the Optical scan voting system, which is located in the polling station", news agency reports. Read More »

SNL Just Spoofed The Chaotic State Of Trump's White House

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In the cold open hosted by Alex Moffat's Anderson Cooper, Jeff Sessions (played by Kate McKinnon ), with the energy and profile of a bunny, recounted the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation veteran Andrew McCabe . At one point during the interview, Tillerson appears to be trembling, prompting Cooper to ask if he's okay. "People don't know this, but Trump would line up his staff and use a laser pointer and circle their love handles every day", Wolff said. Read More »

Li Keqiang appointed to second five-year term as Chinese premier

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It comes a day after party leader Xi Jinping was reappointed China's president with no limits on how many terms he can serve. Mr. Xi was also re-elected as the Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) which is the overall high command of the two million strong Chinese military. Read More »

UK, US, France, Germany 'abhor' nerve agent attack on Russian ex-spy

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Britain previously accused Russian Federation of being behind what it has called the "brazen" nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, in Salisbury, England, on March 4. "It is an assault on United Kingdom sovereignty and any such use by a State party is a clear violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and a breach of worldwide law". Read More »

President lifts nationwide state of emergency

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Much of the anti-Muslim violence was concentrated in the central district of Kandy, 115 km northeast of the capital Colombo . He said an improvements in the security situation prompted him to end the emergency, under which security forces and the police had sweeping powers to detain suspects for long periods of time. Read More »

United Kingdom weather: Snow and wind warning across Wales

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Snow has fallen across the North East again "mini beast from the east" bringing with it snow and ice warnings. The Met Office warnings for snow and ice began at 3am today for central Scotland and the North East, expanding to cover more of England tomorrow. Read More »

Russian Federation spy poisoning: Czechs angrily reject Russian Federation claims

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Mr Johnson said: "He let down his party and country by seemingly aiding the efforts of the Russian propaganda machine by casting doubt over what is obvious to any objective onlooker". "And Porton Down, as we now all know, is the largest military facility in the United Kingdom that has been dealing with chemical weapons research - and it's actually only eight miles from Salisbury". Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy attack row

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The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador, Laurie Bristow, to its headquarters on Saturday morning to inform him of the retaliatory measures. The minister blasted Russian Federation for its efforts to deny responsibility for the attempted hit in Salisbury . The current story began with the assassination attempt of a Russian spy in the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) and his daughter who were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, UK. Read More »

Senator Charles Schumer Urges Fast Federal Action in BU Student Murder Case

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The 22-year-old former boyfriend and classmate of murdered nursing student Haley Anderson has been charged with second-degree murder, the Broome County District Attorney's Office announced in a press conference on Saturday, March 17. Department of State is working with the Nicaraguan government on extradition. "We're going to do everything we can to make sure that he returns", he said. Read More »

Iran to reject any change to nuclear deal

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Iran has so far held its ground, insisting it is not going to make new concessions to save the nuclear deal. They added that Trump wants to achieve a breakthrough in his negotiations with North Korea regarding its nuclear weapons program before any announcement on Iran. Read More »

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

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Trump spoke to reporters after his administration announced new sanctions on Russian entities for meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. He said: "I think we should seriously consider making a co-ordinated approach to Federation Internationale de Football Association and talk about moving the World Cup to 2019 and have it hosted in another country or countries". Read More »

Britain accuses Russian Federation of stockpiling Novichok for ten years

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Britain and Russian Federation have each expelled 23 diplomats over the attack, as relations between the two countries are crashing to a post-Cold-War low. Moscow and London have both ordered diplomats to be expelled in the deepening dispute. He said these could include "defending ourselves against cyber-attack, (and) looking at any economic measures that could be taken against Russians who corruptly obtained their wealth". Read More »

Russians vote as Vladimir Putin seeks tighter grip on power

EDT) in Kaliningrad, the Baltic exclave that is Russia's westernmost region. In Moscow alone, authorities are spending 50 million rubles ($870,000) on balloons and festive decorations at polling stations. His previous Kremlin term has been marked by a severe crackdown on the opposition, the annexation of Crimea, support for an insurgency in eastern Ukraine, an ongoing military intervention in Syria and the introduction of European and United States sanctions-all to the backdrop of a huge ... Read More »

UK Lab Suggested as Spy-Poison Source, Russia Envoy Tells BBC

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Johnson said he will brief European Union foreign ministers on the case Monday before meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Officials from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - the world's Nobel-prize-winning chemical weapons watchdog - will arrive in Britain on Monday to investigate the samples used in the attack. Read More »

Opposition, NGO cry fraud in Russian polls

The minister blasted Russian Federation for its efforts to deny responsibility for the attempted hit in Salisbury . Today, Foreign secretary Boris Johnson said Russia's response to the spy poisoning is "futile". Energy firms have been warned to prepare for blackouts as fears grow of a Russian cyberattack on the United Kingdom if the row continues. The British government dismissed the ambassador's suggestion as "nonsense". Read More »

Modi government has mismanaged J&K: Manmohan Singh

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At first, he talked about the challenges that the economy of the Nation has been facing, naming the scarcity of employment, agriculture and health to be the causes. "India stands at the crossroads. We must, therefore, warn Pakistan that this is a path which is mutually destructive of peace and prosperity in the sub-continent", he said. Read More »

Syrian rebel fighters enter Afrin town, say Kurdish forces have pulled out

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the country's war, said Turkish-led forces had made a lighting advance inside Afrin, taking control of half the Kurdish-majority city. Zolotukhin is spokesman for the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. Mistura, the United Nations envoy for Syria, told the council that he hasn't been able to form a committee to draft a new constitution because President Bashar Assad's government hasn't ... Read More »

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry

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That led to speculation that Tillerson's firing and his harsh words on Russian Federation ("we are outraged that Russian Federation appears to have again engaged in such behavior") may have been linked. "If we don't take immediate concrete measures to address this now, Salisbury will not be the last place we see chemical weapons used", Haley added,"They could be used here in NY or in cities of any country that sits on this council". Read More »