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Almost 500 refugees return to Syria from Lebanon


The source said Lebanon's General Security Directorate will supervise the transfer and will check their identity papers and accompany them with logistical and security measures. Since it broke out in 2011, Syria's war has killed more than 350,000 people and displaced millions more, both internally and to neighbouring countries. Read More »

USGS: 7.0 Hayward Quake Would Create Widespread Death And Destruction


Scientists also ran the scenario imagining people using the ShakeAlert emergency early warning system and found that if people actually "Drop, Cover, and Hold On" as many as 1,500 non-fatal injuries can be prevented. The University of California Berkeley Seismology Lab said the Hayward fault has a 31.7 percent chance of rupturing in a 6.7 magnitude quake or greater in the next 26 years. Read More »

Sen. Blumenthal Opposes Pompeo for Secretary of State


Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nominee to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation. Bob Corker , a Tennessee Republican. President Donald Trump confirmed hours earlier that he dispatched Pompeo, who's now director of the Central Intelligence Agency , to Pyongyang to meet with Kim in advance of a summit expected for late May or early June where ... Read More »

Cruz, O'Rourke race neck and neck


That difference falls within the poll's margin of error. A Quinnipiac University poll shows the two men in a dead heat for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Cruz. Greg Abbott . In fact, Trump's unpopularity is a factor in Cruz's re-election hopes - just 43% of Texas voters approve of Trump's job performance, according to the poll. Read More »

Putin, Merkel agree to help resume political efforts on Syria


Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a telephone conversation on Monday in connection with the latest developments in Syria. Macron, who is due to hold a working meeting with Merkel in Berlin on Thursday, is pushing hard for bold reforms to proof the 19-member currency bloc against any repeat of the crisis that took hold in 2009 and threatened to tear it apart. Read More »

GST return filing: Sushil Modi led GoM finalises new model


According to a tax expert, the process of finalising the new return filing structure may take some time as certain changes will have to be incorporated in the law. The second model stated that provisional credit could be granted to a taxpayer but returns have to be filed within 3-4 months and taxes have to be paid or else the credit amount would be reversed. Read More »

Indian community welcomes PM Modi in London


On people-to-people ties, it said Britain welcomes the best and brightest from India to study and work, "especially in subjects and sectors that develop the skills and capabilities that will boost the prosperity of both our countries". India is the second-largest Commonwealth trading partner for the UK, at 16.3 per cent of total UK-Commonwealth trade of around 94.4 billion pounds after Canada's 16.4 per cent. Read More »

Gregg Popovich took his post-loss frustration out on Gatorade's product placement


He can relax; the Warriors , so far anyway, got this. The Golden State Warriors have been without former MVP Stephen Curry for the first two games of this series, but it has not slowed them down. San Antonio couldn't even take advantage of Draymond Green struggling on both ends: he was two of nine from the floor, finishing with nine points, five rebounds, six assists and two steals. Read More »

Analyst Research and Ratings: Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG), Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (HEB)

Pretium Resources Inc now has $1.29 billion valuation . On during the last trading session the stock decreased $0.21 or 2.93%, reaching $6.96.Currently Pretium Resources Inc .is downtrending after 39.73% change in last April 17, 2017. Traders purchased 17,332 call options on the stock. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. A rating of 3 would show a mean Hold recommendation. Read More »

Bernie Sanders: 'Cardi B is Right'


Roosevelt was instrumental in getting Social Security for older Americans during his presidency. As for Cardi B , earlier this year she went on an infamous rant about how much she pays in taxes . In a recent interview with GQ, released on April 9, Cardi gushed over her "love of government" and obsession with presidents while sharing her appreciation for FDR. Read More »

Diageo (DEO) Upgraded to "Buy" at ValuEngine

The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) earned "Sell" rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, March 15. Among 20 analysts covering Take-Two Interactive Software ( NASDAQ:TTWO ), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Since March 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.09 billion activity. Prelude Cap Management Llc reported 16,524 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2017. Read More »

Buy Tata Motors, target Rs 375: Sumit Bilgaiyan


The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.63. Longer moving averages are used to isolate long-term trends. In theory, the security is 50% more volatile than the market . This range falls on a scale between 0 and 100. As with most of his indicators, Wilder designed ATR with commodities and daily prices in mind. Read More »

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) Ducks Under The Trend Line

Caledonia Private Investments Pty Ltd increased its stake in Martin Marietta Materials Inc ( MLM ) by 5.96% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Mizuho. Iridian Asset Management Llc has cut its stake in Altaba Inc and also reduced its holding in Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:HALO) by 1.23 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 8.78 million shares. Read More »

President Trump Plans Trip to MI


Instead, the President will participate in a political rally, which will be held in the town of Washington, Michigan. Macomb County helped him become the first Republican presidential candidate to win in the state of MI since 1988. "Journalists and certainly White House correspondents are facing an increasingly challenging work environment, and so Playboy's No Tie Party is an appreciation for the work (journalists) do with a wink & nod to the culture and politics of D.C". Read More »

Gov. Cuomo to give parolees the right to vote


Cuomo had proposed legislation to grant voting rights to parolees, but it was shot down by the State Senate - leading Cuomo to argue the state needs a new Legislature. ME and Vermont already allow people to vote from prison. In addition, the Governor signed Executive Order No. 147 on July 8, 2015, which appointed the New York State Attorney General as special prosecutor in matters relating to the deaths of unarmed civilians in deadly encounters with law enforcement. Read More »

United Kingdom regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT


Ofcom added that TV Novosti, the holder of RT's United Kingdom broadcast licences, which is financed from the budget of the Russian Federation, had an overall compliance record not "materially out of line with other broadcasters". It said that since the Salisbury poisoning case, it has "observed a significant increase in the number of programmes" on the channel that should be investigated. Read More »

Beijing wants India-Nepal-China economic corridor


In parallel, India-Nepal ties are also in the reset mould, highlighted by a red carpet welcome that was accorded to Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli during his visit to New Delhi last week. Reacting to a question whether Gyawali's visit to China was aimed at counterbalancing the recent visit by Oli to India, his first visit overseas after taking over as Prime Minister, Wang sought to make out a case for trilateral cooperation between India, China and Nepal. Read More »

Icon Advisers INC Decreased Its Stake in US Silica Holdings INC (SLCA)

Following the purchase, the director now owns 12,168 shares in the company, valued at $315,881.28. It has outperformed by 23.07% the S&P500. Seaport Global Securities started coverage on shares of U.S. Silica will post 2.92 earnings per share for the current year. A rating of 4 or 5 would specify a mean Sell opinion. Reynolds Shelley also sold $795,502 worth of, Inc. Read More »

(COST) Shares Obtained by Gulf International Bank UK Ltd

Northern Tru Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 1.08M shares. Costco Wholesale Corp. now has $86.10 billion valuation. The overall volume in the last trading session was 82,846,831 shares. On Monday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by Alembic with "Sell". Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) has risen 14.69% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Read More »

SCHUMER DENIED: McConnell BLOCKS Vote to 'Protect' Robert Mueller

More recently, Trump and some of his associates have sought to reshuffle the officials in Mueller's orbit as an alternative to firing the special counsel directly. Congressional Democrats and Republicans last week seemed to get on board with a compromise bill to fence off Mueller and his investigative team, who are looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. Read More »

Zimbabwe Sacks Thousands Of Nurses On Strike


Meanwhile, previously reported that Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party fired 11 parliamentarians, friends of former leader Robert Mugabe , as President Emmerson Mnangagwa continued a purge of officials that publicly supported Mugabe and his wife. Read More »

Matthysse vows fight to death vs Pacquiao


He will stake his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title against Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia . "It can be a way to be in touch with the fan base and (there are) a lot of things we can do with this cryptocurrency", Pacquiao told AFP. "We guarantee the people that they will enjoy this fight because of his style and my style". Read More »

(DRE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $75.23. The target implies a 23.74% spike from where the shares are now trading. With the figures above, the investors may see the stock behavior in short to long-term movement patterns. For this week, the performance stands at 1.29%, and for the whole month it is now set up at 0.35%. Read More »

Pakistan inciting Sikh pilgrims to raise Khalistan issue, says India


A "jatha" (batch) of 1800 Indian Sikh pilgrims is now visiting Pakistan. "Considering an emotionally charged environment and the possibility of any untoward situation, the ETPB (Evacuee Trust Property Board) authorities contacted the Indian High Commission officials and suggested cancellation of the visit". Read More »

Tax Day Reminder: CT Has Last "Tax Freedom Day" in the US


If Tax Day would fall on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, then it is moved forward to the next available date. And before you start complaining that you pay too much in taxes, just remember during World War II, #taxpayers in the highest tax bracket were taxed 91 percent, while those in a lower bracket where taxed 23 percent. Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle begin Commonwealth work


As Prince Harry , who was recently appointed Commonwealth youth ambassador by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II , said in a speech earlier this week, he's very excited to have Markle by his side. When the 33-year-old and his fiancée, Meghan Markle , were meeting delegates at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London on Wednesday, April 18, they both moved in to shake hands with the same man at the same time. Read More »

Iran holds military parade on Army Day


During the Wednesday meeting with Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci on Wednesday, Mr. Hassan Rouhani said, "Fortunately in recent years, relations between the two countries have been developing in all fields of mutual interest and we should continue along this path to serve both nations' interests". Read More »

Merkel says more speed needed for European Union reforms


Hallmarks of the legislative reform, the biggest since nationalisation in 1937, include gradual phase-out of the SNCF's passenger rail monopoly, starting with competition on high-speed lines in 2020, and an end to hiring of SNCF staff on more protective job-for-life contracts than in other sectors. Read More »

China to hold military drills in Taiwan Strait


The one-day drill follows Chinese warnings against independence moves by the self-governing island. It is the first such exercise in the waterway since 2016, and it coincides with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's visit to Swaziland, one of the self-ruled island's few remaining global allies. Read More »

Ghostface Killah & Method Man Kick it With James Comey On 'Colbert'


Colbert informed Wu Tang Clan that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions now has the album, to which they replied: "That album belongs to the people". "Sorry bi**hes, I'm not handing over anything for free". The photo above speaks to the surreal year Comey has had. Yesterday, things hit another level when Method Man and Ghostface posed with Comey, joking saying they were, "Workin on getting that album back from the feds". Read More »

Notable Active Stock Preview:: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 1.21 million shares in the last trade. The Services stock ( Ross Stores, Inc .) created a change of 0.47% from opening and finally closed its business at 78.77 by making a change of 1.52% on 17-04-2018. Read More »

Pregnant Woman Accidentally Shot by Toddler


Police say the woman's boyfriend was inside the store when the little girl picked up a gun he left in the auto and pulled the trigger shooting Shaneque Thomas in the stomach. Officers condemned Brazier's actions, saying the accident should never have occurred. A 3-year-old girl shot and critically wounded her pregnant mom in an IL parking lot with a loaded handgun she found in the vehicle. Read More »