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Nikki Haley and HR McMaster Join White House Press Briefing 9/15/2017


Friday morning. The U.S., together with its worldwide partners, has been pursuing a diplomatic solution to the North Korea problem while maintaining that "all options are on the table". "As Ambassador Haley said before, we've been kicking the can down the road and we're out of road". "We're out of time", McMaster said. Since President Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" in August, the North has conducted its most powerful nuclear test, threatened to send missiles into the ... Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Prisoners still on the run after 100 escape


Thomas said she had contacted the U.S. state department but nothing had been resolved. There were 24 deaths attributed to Irma throughout the Caribbean. The tiny island of Barbuda was perhaps worst hit . The entrepreneur posted a video online showing how the storm has destroyed his British Virgin Islands home, with buildings blown away and trees ripped from the ground. Read More »

Trump calls for travel ban expansion


In a tweet published within hours of the blast, Mr Trump wrote: "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist". "Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner.The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!" He also offered implied criticism of law enforcement, saying "these are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard". Read More »

Pregnant teacher's killer was engaged to another woman


The weapon has yet to be recovered. "He is a monster". Tessier was charged with first-degree murder, altering physical evidence and making a false statement to police, according to court documents. Police said they arranged a press conference this week to see if Tessier would buckle under the stress and confess. . Tessier was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

MI teacher assaults student for not standing during pledge


He feels his rights were violated when he didn't stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The District admits Stone had every right to remain seated during the Pledge and said the teacher in question - I assume only the first one - "has been placed on administrative leave". Read More »

Attorney general to step down in 2019


Madigan says for now, she is asking Equifax to cover all the freeze charges for consumers. In the statement she says it's time to seek a "new challenge". "I feel strongly that the state would not be well served by having a Governor and Speaker of the House from the same family and have never planned to run for Governor if that would be the case", Lisa Madigan said in a statement at the time. Read More »

Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

Of those insider trades, 863,160 shares of Workday, Inc . were purchased and 1.08 million shares were sold. The most recent open market insider trade was Automatic Sell of 137,659 shares on a day where the closing price was 108.11. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. These firms have modified their investment in WDAY . Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Wunderlich reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $96.00 price target (up from $86.00) on shares of Workday in a research report on ... Read More »

Even Steve Mnuchin's High School Classmates Want Him to Resign


Mnuchin said. I was like, the eclipse? Now, speaking on the allegations that Mnuchin and Linton used a government plane for an eclipse-viewing trip, Mnuchin claimed that, as a New Yorker, he had no interest in the eclipse. "I've known him a long time ", Trump said . Steve Mnuchin , a Hollywood producer who became U.S. Treasury Secretary, took a government plane to Kentucky to watch the total solar eclipse atop the nation's gold reserve . Read More »

West Brom's Nacer Chadli, Oliver Burke doubtful for West Ham game


However, Bilic has overseen three away defeats this season at Manchester United, Newcastle and Southampton. Their performance did improve in the last 20 minutes, with James Morrison scoring a consolation goal. For West Ham , Marko Arnautovic returns following his three match ban for an elbow on Jack Stephens in the 3-2 defeat to Southampton. Carvalho, however, remains intent on making the move to the Premier League and is confident that he will be a West Ham player by the turn of the ... Read More »

Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. Has $4525000 Stake in Equifax, Inc. (EFX)


Montag A & Associates Inc increased Bp Amoco Plc (NYSE:BP) stake by 21,155 shares to 88,259 valued at $3.30M in 2016Q4. Shares of Equifax continued their losses Friday afternoon, trading down 5% at 2:15 p.m. (NYSE: EFX ) on Friday, March 31 with "Buy" rating. Equifax, Inc. now has a P/E ratio of 19.421 and the market cap is 11.04B. It is now trading at $96.17 much lower than the 50 day moving average of $140.52 and quite a bit lower than the 200 day moving average of $137.87. Read More »

Trump faces revolt from right over dreamer deal with Democrats


Addressing Trump over Twitter, King wrote that if the reports were true, "Trump base is blown up, destroyed, irreparable, and disillusioned beyond fix". "This is a president that has backtracked on his word before", he said. "I strongly urge all DACA recipients whose status expires on or before March 5, 2018, to complete and submit a DACA renewal application before October 5, 2017", said White. Read More »

More DACA Confusion: Trump Says No Citizenship For 'Dreamers'


While there is widespread support for the concept of a DACA deal, most likely paired with border security measures, the details reveal deep divisions between and among the parties that remain steep hurdles to overcome. However, the president himself seemed to contradict that on Thursday when he told reporters that "the wall will come later" but insisted it wasn't being abandoned altogether. Read More »

Trump praises Florida for Irma effort


The Center also had seven days of food, water, ice and other supplies, including gas for the generator. "As with millions of other Floridians, our centers are coping with the loss of power and infrastructure in the communities that were most affected by the devastation". Read More »

Vmware, Inc. (VMW) Upgraded at Daiwa Capital Markets


The firm presently has a $121.00 price target on the virtualization software provider's stock. KeyCorp reiterated a "sector weight" recommendation on stocks of Vmware in a study report published on Fri, Sep 1st. First Trust Advisors Limited Partnership reported 583,571 shares. (NYSE:VMW). Ardevora Asset Management Ltd Liability Partnership has 254,300 shares for 0.72% of their portfolio. Read More »

Body found in Texas likely that of young Arizona girl


A pollen analysis conducted on her remains suggests she's from the southwest USA, and investigators believe it's likely she was from southesat Arizona, the press release claims. It was likely she would need lifelong medical attention. Anyone with information is urged to contact the NCMEC at 1-800-843-5678 or the Caldwell Police Department at 1-208-454-7531. Read More »

Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm


The storm is about 500 miles (800 km) south-southwest of Bermuda, packing maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph), the NHC said . However, many are concerned with the only active Atlantic Basin storm, Hurricane Jose . The good news here is that as Irma's remnants move northeast out of the Ohio Valley, it'll weaken the western flank of the ridge and Jose will turn north and east over the weekend, which is why there is no risk to Florida. Read More »

Technical Watch - Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) moves -10.86% off from One Year High

The market experts are predicting a 35.64% rally, based on the high target price ($51) for Comcast Corporation shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Comcast Corporation's payout ratio is 31.74%. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, April 7 report. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Friday, August 7 with "Buy". Read More »

Atwood Oceanics (ATW) Where Moving Ahead?

Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in Atwood Oceanics, Inc . Hightower Advisors holds 0% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 2,092 shares. It has underperformed by 37.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $596.20M company. Having a peek at growth estimates of the company, Atwood Oceanics (NYSE: ATW ) has current quarter growth estimates of -154% however it has -546.7% estimations over growth for the next quarter. Read More »

'Allahu Akbar': Man Dressed in Black Attacks Women in France


Cops have launched a manhunt following the incident, deploying a police helicopter to try and find the suspect. Onlookers said the man shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the incident. Prosecutors are treating the France hammer attack as a potential terrorist attack, although they also believe that the assailant may simply be ill. Read More »

Officials identify lineman injured while working in Ocilla


Damage assessment and restoration efforts started in earnest once weather conditions allowed following the storm and, by Tuesday night, more than 60 percent (590,000 customers) of Georgia Power customers impacted by the hurricane had service restored. Read More »

Iceland government falls over pedophile letter cover up


Leaders of Bright Future, a junior partner party in the government, have ended their coalition with the Independence Party and its Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson, according to the online newspaper Iceland Monitor . "It would not necessarily be a surprise if the prime minister wants to call an election", said Baldur Thorhallsson, a political scientist at the University of Iceland. Read More »

CPM MP Ritabrata Banerjee expelled from primary membership of party


The decision to expel him from the party was taken in a state secretariat meeting on September 13 , As Reported By IE . A statement released by politburo member and party's West Bengal State Committee secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra said that despite being warned and even suspended for his acts, the MP had failed to mend his ways and continued to tarnish the image of the party. Read More »

Singtel offers 'unlimited' mobile plans with a catch


Australian carrier TPG Telecom set to enter the market as Singapore's fourth mobile-network operator after making a successful bid for spectrum a year ago. Moving to the DATA X plan involves paying an extra S$39.90 per month on each plan. The plan is known as "line only" - it does not come with a subsidised phone. Read More »

Woman finds boyfriend on daughter, 12, stabs him


Police were called to the home of the woman around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. When police arrived to the residence, they found a 31-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to his chest. According to the girl's mother, after she stabbed her boyfriend "in a fit of rage" with a pocket knife, he grabbed her by the neck, threw her against the wall. Read More »

Theresa May 'frustrated' over Hurricane Irma relief rules


This was our primary focus and continues to be our priority. The way Britain and 34 other developed nations spend their aid budget is governed by the OECD. One well-placed minister told me this made it harder for the government to raise the funds needed - and he claimed five times as much money would have been available if the official pot of aid could have been used. Read More »

Vatican diplomat in United States recalled due to child-porn investigation


According to Article 4 of Law 8 of the Vatican City State, which was instituted by Pope Francis in 2013, child pornography is defined as "any representation, by whatever means, of a minor engaged in real of simulated explicit sexual activities as well as any representation of the sexual parts of a minor for primarily sexual purposes". Read More »

11-year-old boy granted wish to mow White House lawn


Frank, wearing ear plugs, appeared so focused on his mowing technique that he didn't appear to notice Trump when the president first approached him. "Dear Mr. Trump gave him a high-five and patted him on the back, and he appeared to measure up how straight Frank's lines on the lawn were. Earlier this week, Sanders had said that the boy, referred to only as "Frank from Falls Church, Virginia", would join the grounds crew this morning. Read More »

It's high time the Electoral College must be abolished — Clinton


You don't like Hillary Clinton . Trump tweeted yesterday morning "Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and everything) but herself for her election loss". She also repeatedly criticizes Trump for his behavior during the 2016, at one point describing him as a " creep " who made her skin crawl during the second presidential debate. Read More »

Speaker Ryan: 'No Agreement' on DACA Between Trump, Democrats

Once in the White House, Trump's nationalist-minded advisers, particularly strategist Steve Bannon, often pressed the president on the particular importance of fulfilling his promise on the border wall. And then there's Trump's suggestion that any deal on immigration (i.e. DACA ) must come with "an understanding" that funding for a border wall would be worked towards at a later date. Read More »