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Poland signs $4.75bn deal with United States on Patriot missiles

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On NATO's eastern flank, Poland and Romania are upgrading their defense systems and modernizing their militaries after Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. "Poland joins the now 15 nation strong group of countries which trust Patriot to defend their citizens, military and sovereignty", said Wes Kremer, President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Read More »

Sell Recommendation?: Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA)

Wall Street stocks surged on Monday (Mar 26) amid bargain-hunting and hopes that the United States and China could negotiate new terms of trade and avoid a trade war. Shorter or longer timeframes used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. The Canadian dollar closed at 77.78 cents US, up 0.31 of a USA cent following the most recent reading on inflation in Canada. Read More »

The Virtu Financial LLC Cuts Holdings in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)

Palladium Partners Llc who had been investing in Fedex Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $61.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.66% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $3.56. Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 243,273 shares. (NYSE:CMP). California State Teachers Retirement reported 0.01% stake. Clearbridge Investments Llc decreased Lilly Eli & Co (NYSE:LLY) stake by 4,959 shares to 8,662 valued at $741,000 in 2017Q3. Read More »

Quebec City Mosque Terrorist Pleads Guilty To Murder

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Bissonnette told Huot on Monday he had been thinking for sometime of pleading guilty but that he was missing certain pieces of evidence, which were relayed Sunday. "In my heart, it's the decision I have wanted to make in order to avoid a trial and for the victims to not have to relive this tragedy", he said. Many members of Quebec City's Muslim community were present in court Monday and Wednesday. Read More »

Catalan parliament backs Puigdemont's right to again be president

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The ex-leader's detention in Germany has sparked angry protests in Catalonia and demonstrators blocked several major roads in the region on Tuesday, including briefly the two main access roads into Barcelona. Her spokesman insisted on Monday that the decision on Puigdemont's extradition rested exclusively in the hands of the German regional justice authorities. Read More »

Trump Aide Rick Gates Communicated With Former Russian Spy Before Election

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Mueller- penetrating Russian disturbance in the 2016 race as well as any kind of prospective collusion in between Moscow and also then-candidate Donald Trump's group- declared in court documents that replacement project chairman Rick Gates was in touch with somebody linked to Russian knowledge in September as well as October 2016, CNN reported. Read More »

Nigeria declares public holidays for Easter celebrations

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Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2, has been declared as public holidays by the federal government to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday . Free music in the Waterfront Plaza will have the whole family entertained with live performances every day from 11am to 3pm. Read More »

Report reveals restricting migration after Brexit likely to slow growth

And a whistleblower says he believes the firm, which has ties to the Trump presidential campaign, may have swayed the U.K.'s 2016 Brexit vote. One of the people who helped to start the company was Christopher Wylie , the whistleblower who revealed that United Kingdom company Cambridge Analytica was at the centre of a data-harvesting operation that targeted millions of Facebook users before the 2016 USA election. Read More »

Top Commander: US Unable to Stop Chinese, Russian Hypersonic Missiles

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To prevent a hypersonic missile strike, the US would have to rely on nuclear deterrence, or the threat of a retaliatory USA strike, reports The Hill . As far as any possible way the US might be able to improve its missile defenses, particularly against hypersonics, Hyten advocated for space-based sensors. Read More »

ACS votes to support the proposed teacher walkout set for next week

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Summers' wife is a teacher at Moore Elementary School, and is planning to participate in the walkout if the OEA's demands are not met by lawmakers. And there are teachers who feel as if legislators have not done enough. In a release issued Tuesday morning, the district announced that they will be closed on Monday, April 2, to allow teachers, parents, students and staff to call lawmakers and push for solutions. Read More »

Amid tensions with Turkey, Iraqi PM orders forces to border

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Borissov said that "I think that before the end of our EU presidency (the end of June) another EU-Turkey summit will be held". "I really don't know if Turkey is swayed by words", a government source said, adding that the Turkish leadership is constantly telling the world that it wants to smooth out and improve relations, while at the same time "they do whatever they want at home and follow their own agenda". Read More »

Lagos Declares Thursday Work Free Day For Buhari's Visit

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Lagos State police chief, Imohimi Edgal disclosed that whiles in town, the president would be attending a colloquium marking the 66th birthday of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu - national leader of the ruling APC party. Lagos state government yesterday declared Thursday as work free-day in the state. "We are appealing that they abide by our agreement at the meeting". Read More »

Mom receiving praise after posting about shopping trip to Goodwill

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She added that he shed a few tears during the trip but believes he'll be able to look back on the experience years from now and laugh. "I want to teach my kids that money isn't everything, and if you have to degrade other people because of where they shop, then you too will shop there", she wrote, adding that she also loves the Goodwill. Read More »

Belgium backs Morocco's bid to host 2026 World Cup

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The support was pledged during a meeting between the FRMF president Fouzi Lekjaa and his Belgian counterpart Gerard Linard in Brussels, the statement noted. Recently, Lekjaa and his cohort introduced Morocco's bid in the aforementioned European countries and managed to convince them to vote for the Moroccan bid. Read More »

Abiye Ahmed is new Ethiopia Prime Minister

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EPRDF's Council has 180 members comprised of 45 members each from the four major parties that make up the ruling party: the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO), the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), the Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement (SEPDM), and the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF). Read More »

John Worboys release quashed as Parole Board head resigns

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The judges ruled: "In the light of our decision, the release direction will be quashed and Mr Radford's case remitted to the Parole Board for fresh determination before a differently constituted panel". Mayor of London Sadiq Khan also launched an action to challenge the Parole Board over its decision to release Worboys. Earlier this month Worboys told inmates that chemical castration would be the only way to stop him reoffending , a prison source told the Daily Star. Read More »

Former Catalan minister hands herself in

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Following the Catalan independence referendum in October - denounced by Madrid as illegitimate but marred by police violence - Catalan government ministers fled Spain , with Professor Ponsati rejoining St Andrews as a researcher earlier this month. Read More »

Israeli PM Netanyahu taken to hospital for tests: spokesman

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In Gaza , George Antone of the Latin Patriarchate said that Israel a year ago allowed almost 570 Christians in total out of Gaza. Netanyahu held the powerful communications portfolio at the time of the alleged deals with Bezeq. Police arrived at Netanyahu's residence yesterday morning. In the two other cases police have already recommended that Netanyahu be charged with bribery. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi met with Alexander Nix, ex-CEO of Cambridge Analytica

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Cambridge Analytica , which collaborated with the election campaign of Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2016 election, used the leaked information to develop a computer programme to predict the decisions of U.S. "Broadly, this is a company that goes around the world and undermines civil institutions of countries that are struggling to develop those institutions". Read More »

3 militants killed in Rajouri encounter: deputy commissioner

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The police official said that the terrorist were planning for multiple attack on defence installation in Sunderbani but their plans were foiled by the alert troops. "An encounter has broken out between Nowshera-Sunderbani belt after a group of infiltrator militants were intercepted by the security forces today", J&K Director General of Police S P Vaid told PTI. Read More »

Bullion, wholesale markets shut on sealing protests

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The traders associations will jointly move a motion to place their demands before the government. "More than 3000 commercial markets of Delhi including Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Karol Bagh, Sadar Bazar, South Extension, Rajouri Garden, Chawri Bazar, Lajpat Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, etc will remain closed". Read More »

France bids farewell to hero policeman killed by jihadi

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France already has "a legal arsenal" to "understand, monitor and sanction" extremists, he said. Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame , 44, voluntarily took the place of a woman being held captive in the Super U store in the southwestern town of Trèbes on Friday . Read More »

Passenger Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Air Vistara Crew Member at Delhi Airport

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UK997 from Lucknow to Delhi on 24 March 2018, reported an incident of sexual harassment by a passenger". An FIR was filed by Vistara's flight attendant after which the passenger was arrested . An internal committee is set up to examine the matter and takes the decision in the matter in in 30 days along with the duration of the ban on the unruly passenger. Read More »

CBSE paper leaks: PM Modi speaks to Javadekar, wants action, says report

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A similar incident occurred on March 15, when the Delhi government had said that it had received complaints of the Class 12 CBSE Accountancy paper being leaked. CBSE exam starts at 10.30 am and the papers' seals are broken around 10.15 am. This comes as the Class X Maths examination was held today and Class XII Economics exam was held on Monday. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi bids farewell to outgoing Rajya Sabha members

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The Prime Minister also mentioned few of the eminent members of the House appointed by the President, "We will always remember the distinguished work of Parasaran Ji". Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in Rajya Sabha to bid farewell to retiring MPs in the Rajya Sabha. PM Modi, in his farewell speech, thanked the retiring MPs for their stellar service and wished them all the best in their future endeavours. Read More »

Scotia Capital Inc. Sells 2304 Shares of Diageo plc (DEO)

About 22,574 shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500. Kwmg Llc increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 23.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1. AAPL's profit will be $13.75 billion for 15.94 P/E if the $2.71 EPS becomes a reality. Its up 14.51% from 19,300 shares previously. Read More »

Racist realtor Momberg denied bail pending leave to appeal

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A special POCSO court today sentenced three men to 20 years in jail for the gangrape of a 16-year-old girl at Kheralu here a year ago. She was captured on video in 2016 repeatedly using the K-word when addressing a black policeman. The senior probation officer who oversaw Momberg's case, Daphney Naidoo, told the court that Momberg's treatment of Sekoba led Sekoba to undergo counselling. Read More »

Ireland to take action against Russian Federation over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

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Ireland's government is facing pushback for its decision to follow the lead of the United Kingdom, the U.S. and other European countries and expel a Russian diplomat from the country. Some suggested that if the Irish government wanted to expel Russian diplomats, it should stop allowing the USA military to carry weapons and troops through Shannon Airport in County Clare. Read More »