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Michael Cohen facilitated $1.6 million payment on behalf of GOP fundraiser


He paid for the woman's abortion and then tossed in an extra $1.599 million because he wanted to "help her financially during this hard period". Cohen's offices were raided on Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who is reportedly investigating possible bank fraud committed by Cohen as well as violations of election law. Read More »


The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 16.78%. It was reported on April, 13 by Barchart.com. Autodesk Inc (NASDAQ:ADSK) had an increase of 9.15% in short interest. Barclays Capital maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. JP Morgan reinitiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, November 18 report. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 19. Read More »

Kovan arrested for 'promoting enmity', gets bail


The Tamil Nadu Police on Thursday arrested Tamil folk singer S Sivadas, popularly known as Kovan, in Tiruchirappalli for singing a popular Rath Yatra song criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party at a recent rally on the Cauvery dispute. Read More »

Blizzard Warning issued for much of Siouxland


Winds will combine with the snow to limit visibility and cause difficulty travel conditions. "Total snow accumulations of 7 inches to 11 inches, with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are expected", according to the bulletin posted just before noon on Thursday. Read More »

As Trump threatens to fire Mueller, legal questions abound


But she resigned in February to take the top legal job at Walmart; she denied a report that she departed in part because she didn't want to be forced to oversee the Russian Federation probe. The FBI agents who raided the offices of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , sought records of his communications with the Trump campaign as part of what appeared to be an examination of his efforts to quell potentially damaging information about the candidate. Read More »

PM Modi boards Delhi Metro, surprises visitors


The Prime Minister boarded a Metro train from the Lok Kalyan Marg metro station of the Yellow Line (HUDA City Centre-Samaypur Badli) on Friday evening during rush hour and travelled up to the Vidhan Sabha station on the same corridor, a journey traversing 11 stations that took about 20 minutes. Read More »

Thousands of teachers flood Frankfort as budget bill hangs in balance


West Point Independent Schools and other districts around Kentucky will be closed Friday as teachers and staff from the district head to Frankfort. The statewide teachers union has called for lawmakers to override Gov. Boone County Schools previously called off school due to a "sick-out" day by teachers on April 2. The Kentucky Education Association is calling for a Day of Action as state lawmakers return Friday for the final days of this legislative session. Read More »

Is a missile attack the right response for Syria's attack against civilians?


He cited the Palestinian-Israeli divide, the Sunni-Shiite divide "evident from the Gulf to the Mediterranean", and other divisive factors reflected in a multiplicity of conflicts. In a tweet, Trump warned Putin to "get ready" because missiles would soon be coming, and they'd be "nice and new and "smart"." A Downing Street spokesperson added: "They agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by ... Read More »

Syria rebels give up Ghouta in major win for regime


Assad has been blamed for previous chemical attacks by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and UN-backed war crimes investigators, and in April 2017, the USA launched a cruise missile strike against a Syrian airbase in retaliation for a sarin attack on Khan Shaikun the United Nations later pinned on the regime. Read More »

Outrage in Sweden as Women Pressured to Leave Nobel Academy


The controversy stems from allegations of sexual assault and harassment against Jean-Claude Arnault, the husband of one of the Academy's members, Katarina Frostenson. The academy has since severed all ties with him and cut grants made to him. As Reuters notes, "arcane rules that make appointments for life mean that members can not technically resign, though they stop participating in activities". Read More »

Gaza Ministry Says 363 Border Protesters Wounded


An Israeli military spokesman on Friday said Palestinian demonstrators launched explosives and incendiary devices along the defensive barrier dividing Gaza from Israel. 701 Palestinians injured by army fire in the Gaza Strip. On Friday, most demonstrators assembled in five tent camps located several hundred meters (yards) from the border fence. Read More »

Chemical watchdog confirms novichok poisoned


Yulia Skripal has been discharged from a hospital after more than a month, the hospital where she was receiving treatment said Tuesday. Tests carried out by experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) showed the nerve agent was found in environmental samples collected in Salisbury. Read More »

CWG: Wrestlers Sushil and Rahul react to gold medal triumph


Babita Kumari won a silver in the women's 53 kg freestyle. Once again, Kakran lost to Blessing by a rather one-sided scoreline which saw the Nigerian progress to the final of the event. This is India's 16th gold at the Games. Joining her in second place was Khatri, making his debut at the Games. Joining Chopra in the men's javelin thrown finals was Vipin Kasana. Read More »

Thousands leave Syria's Douma as evacuations wrapping up


Rep. Adam Smith, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said he sees no legal justification for a US strike in Syria, absent explicit authorization by Congress. At stake in Syria is the potential for confrontation, if not outright conflict, between the USA and Russian Federation, former Cold War foes whose relations have deteriorated in recent years over Moscow's intervention in Ukraine , its interference in the 2016 US presidential election and its support for Syrian ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton fastest on one of his favourite tracks


When's the Chinese GP on Sky F1? "It is hard to find the sweet spot but if you do then you can unleash the pace". "It's always been a good track for me", said the Mercedes driver, who finished second at Melbourne's Albert Park and third at the Sakhir desert track, after having started the latter event ninth due to a penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change. Read More »

China shows off naval might in warning to Taiwan


Addressing forces aboard the Changsha destroyer, Mr Xi said the need for a strong navy had never been more urgent. China has been increasingly spreading its influence across the South China Sea. Tsai boarded a warship off Suao on Taiwan's east coast to observe the drill, which is aimed to test the military's rapid response capability to defend Taiwan, Reuters reports. Read More »

Father throws baby from roof during stand-off with police


In the auto, troopers found the suspect dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound . The child will cared for by her mother with assistance from social workers while the matter is being investigated. September 2017: Katie gives birth to Bennett. The two fled and were arrested in North Carolina in January. This is the terrifying moment a father threw his daughter off a building during a protest. Read More »

Amid protests, two J&K BJP Ministers who backed Kathua rape accused, resign

Both the ministers - Industries Minister Chandra Prakash Ganga and Forest Minister Lal Singh had backed the men accused in the Kathua rape case. The BJP spokesperson also clarified that her party does not support the act of two BJP Jammu and Kashmir ministers who were seen at a rally supporting the alleged Kathua rapists. Read More »

ISRO raises navigation satellite's orbit


The latest launch of ISRO , GSAT-6A witnessed a major setback when scientists lost communication with it. The PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, ISRO officials said, adding it was a normal lift-off. Read More »

Fiery Venezuela picture wins World Press Photo Award


Venezuelan photojournalist Ronaldo Schemidt has won the 2018 World Press Photo with 'Burning Man,' his powerful depiction of the turmoil which surrounded the right-wing protests preceding Venezuela's national elections past year. Read More »

Winner Of $533 Million Mega Millions Jackpot To Claim Prize


The winning ticket overcame 302,575,350 to 1 to capture the 10th largest jackpot in USA lottery history and the fourth biggest Mega Millions prize. Richard Wahl bought the sole winning ticket for the March 30 jackpot at a Lukoil station in Riverdale, New Jersey. Read More »

Egypt condemns Houthi ballistic missile attack on Riyadh


However, all missiles were intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi military. He noted that such an aggression by the Iran-backed militias proves Iran's involvement in supporting Houthi militias with advanced weaponry in defiance of UN Resolutions 2216 and 2231 and threatening the national security of Saudi Araba as well as Arab and global stability, affirming that the launch of ballistic missiles against populated areas breach the worldwide Humanitarian Law. Read More »

Centaurus Financial Inc. Takes Position in Walmart Inc (WMT)


The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $44. About 5.73M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. Analysts await Walmart Inc . (NYSE: WMT ) for 20,941 shares. They expect $0.34 EPS, up 36.00% or $0.09 from last year's $0.25 per share. WMT's profit will be $3.30B for 19.27 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Trump weighs Syria options, Russian Federation envoy says he 'cannot exclude' war


Days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens of Syrians, the government says it'll help with an investigation into the incident. Conservative MP John Baron told the Today programme: "If there is going to be significant military intervention then I think Parliament has every right to ask questions particularly given our poor track record on previous interventions across the region". Read More »

China just recorded a shock trade deficit

President Donald Trump's early outreach to Taiwan's independence-leaning government, recent developments have prompted a tougher response. "Prices for steel products in March were much higher than a year ago, which also dampened the incentives for exports", said Xu Bo, an analyst at Haitong Futures. Read More »

Eight-Year-Old Rape Spreads Outrage Across The Country


According to the police, another officer, Anand Dutta, who was initially in charge of the investigation, took more than $6,000 in bribes to cover up the crime. Relationships have also deteriorated since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014 under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More »

Massachusetts K-9 officer fatally shot while serving warrant


The neighborhood was evacuated and police were handing out bullet proof vests in case of additional gun fire, the Cape Cod Times reported . The Yarmouth town administrator said the K-9 will have surgery Friday. State police spokesman Dave Procopio confirmed to The Associated Press that an officer was shot. The officer was rushed to a local hospital where he died, Boston 25 reported. Read More »

Man arrested in connection with death of woman in Kilmarnock


Snipes, now 25, who was interviewed by TODAY , discovered she was pregnant with her now ex-boyfriend's child back in 2016. I was trying to imagine a place where my child was going to be nurtured and grow. "Hey it's Abbie, so basically I'm pregnant and you're the only person I've slept with in the past few months so it's yours, can you give me a call or message so we can talk about it?" the message read. Read More »

Alta Capital Management LLC Has $530000 Position in Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX)

The relative volume of the stock is 0.96 while its market cap is $224.05 billion. Shares of Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) moved -2.16% in the recent trading day. The firm has "Peer Perform" rating given on Tuesday, September 29 by Wolfe Research. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, February 12. Read More »

Audi launches the new RS 5 Coupé


This is essentially based on the A5 sedan and is more powerful. Thanks to all of this, the RS5 Coupe can do the 0-100km/h run in just 3.9 seconds. The auto comes to India as a CBU (Completely Built Unit). Under the hood, we can expect to find a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing around 310 PS (306hp / 228 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. Read More »

Duterte to ICC prosecutor: Stay out or face arrest


President Rodrigo Duterte said in a press conference upon his arrival from Hong Kong shortly after midnight that Bensouda should not bother trying to enter Philippine territory, as she would not succeed. It is not clear whether Ms Bensouda or the ICC has carried out any activities in the Philippines related to the complaint against Mr Duterte. In March, Duterte announced that the Philippines was withdrawing from The Hague-based court "effective immediately". Read More »