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Michael Bloomberg to write $4.5 million cheque for Paris climate pact


Since President Trump announced previous year he'd withdraw from the worldwide deal to limit greenhouse emissions, billionaire Bloomberg has stepped forward to fill in the funding gap. The odds on him running for the White House in future, he said, were "not very high". Mr. Trump staunchly opposes the agreement and his administration has rolled back a number of environmental regulations. Read More »

Drug take-back April 28


The event gives the public its 15th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially unsafe expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Disposing of medication through take-back days prevents intentional drug misuse as well accidental incidents caused by taking wrong or expired medications, according to the EPA. Read More »

TPD looking for armed robbery suspect


Police said the man lifted his shirt to reveal a handgun in his waistband, then he demanded a pack of cigarettes as he was walking out. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Right now police are reviewing security cameras to get a better suspect description. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call 88-CRIME and can remain anonymous. Read More »

Libya's NOC: Fixing exploded pipeline takes few days


The OPEC country's output has recovered in the last year to almost 1 million b/d, having dropped to as low as 300,000 b/d in the years following the 2011 revolution. It previously announced plans to raise output to 600,000 b/d. This will depend on how long repairs take. The December attack closed the pipeline for around two weeks, but only resulted in a couple of days of delay to NOC's January program. Read More »

57 killed as blast rocks election centre in Kabul


Those among the dead were 21 women and five children while several wounded remained in critical condition. The explosion destroyed cars and shattered windows in nearby buildings, leaving rubble strewn across the street. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation concluded their combat mission at the end of 2014. Both groups want to establish a strict form of Islamic rule in Afghanistan and are opposed to democratic elections. Read More »

Brokerages Expect Scientific Games Co

Scientific Games Corp (Call) now has $4.54B valuation. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.17, for a total transaction of $2,615,484.33. Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS) had its target price hoisted by Telsey Advisory Group from $52.00 to $54.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday, April 4th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Read More »

Amber Rudd should quit over Windrush scandal, Emily Thornberry says


Jeremy Corbyn is accusing Theresa May of being personally responsible for the Windrush generation controversy by setting a deliberately unreachable bar with her "hostile environment" immigration policies. The lack of documentation became a problem in the wake of May's immigration crackdown as Home Secretary. Well, it won't be. He said: 'No, absolutely, because when it comes down to it, the central policy is right. Read More »

Heavy rain and thunderstorms on the menu this weekend


Sunday begins with temperatures in the mid-50s to mid-60s; warmest at the beach. The severe weather threat remains very low. Winds may be breezy at times from the southwest, about 10 to 15 miles per hour. EXTENDED FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS: Low end shower chances will carry through the middle and end of the work week. You'll need the jacket but it is Spring so you can get rid of it by lunchtime. Read More »

Showers, storms move through NE FL, SE GA overnight into Monday morning


If we are to see a strong storm, main threats would be wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and possibly an isolated brief tornado. The atmosphere remains relatively stable so any thunderstorms which do occur will not be severe. Additional rain chances are possible Wednesday through Friday with the passing of a few additional cold fronts. There is a small chance that some of these storms could become strong to severe. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives $14.68 Average PT from Analysts


It has outperformed by 56.74% the S&P500. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.01) EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Advanced Micro Devices will post 0.3 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. It has a 63.51 P/E ratio. It also transmits articles, graphics, and photographs from The Times and other publications to approximately 2000 newspapers, magazines, and Websites; and offers product licensing, book development, news digests, and rights and ... Read More »

Mehul Choksi’s lawyer not on Congress final list

The party, however, chose to go ahead with another controversial candidate, N A Haris , whose son Mohammed Nalapad Haris is in judicial custody in connection with an attempt to murder case. The other candidates named by the party in its final list were Kengal Sreepada Renu, grandson of first Chief Minister of Karnataka Kengal Hanumanthiah who replaced reluctant M R Seetaram in Malleshwaram segment in the city. Read More »

DC councilman who left Holocaust Museum tour early says he's 'done apologizing'


In the video posted Saturday , White called reports that he had left a tour of the museum early a "lie". Under campaign finance law , the funds are only supposed to be used to benefit DC residents. White and others who perpetuate harmful stereotypes against the Jewish people. But my grandmother taught me you can't choose your family". The diversity of the District is its greatest strength and our embrace of the least among us is part of our proud tradition. Read More »

Abbas: Palestinians Won't Allow Any Country to Open Embassy in Jerusalem


On Friday, President Klaus Iohannis denied the veracity of assertions made the previous day by Liviu Dragnea, president of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the parliament. "Palestine's government will fight against Trump's decision and not let any country to move its embassy to Jerusalem until Palestine-Israel issue is resolved". Read More »

Boy, 11, found dead at train station


Today the world lost a attractive angel, ' their Facebook post read. New South Wales Police are investigating after young boy, who had severe autism, was hit and killed by a train after leaving a respite care facility in Sydney's south. "As a father, I can only imagine the grief of the family and extend my deepest sympathies for their unimaginable loss". Police have serious concerns for the child's welfare as he has a medical condition, is non-verbal and is unlikely to respond. Read More »

FAA orders engine inspections following Southwest incident


Following this, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered the inspection of 681 Boeing 737 engines around the world over the next twenty days. Southwest says the cancellations make up around one percent of its flying each day and are "similar, or less than, what we would cancel on any given operating day due to things like local weather". Read More »

Minor fire reported at JLT's tallest tower


It is primarily an office building and remains the tallest building at the Jumeirah Lakes Towers cluster off Dubai's Shaikh Zayed Road. Early reports indicate that occupants inside the residential and commercial building are now being evacuated. Read More »

Kathua rape triggers protests in Dublin


Some apex court lawyers had drawn the judges' attention to the manner in which advocates in Jammu heckled police officers while they were filing the charge sheet in court. The bench asked the JHCBA and BCI, among others, to file their affidavits by April 24. Recognizing the efforts of Advocate Deepika Thussu Rajawat in providing justice for the family of the eight-year-old Kathua rape victim, Pakistan administrated Kashmir Supreme Court Bar Association has awarded her Honorary ... Read More »

Survivors of Syria gas attack saved evidence for inspectors


The OPCW will evaluate the situation and consider steps including another possible visit to Douma , according to the statement . The results of the analysis of materials in the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons promised to make a report that will be submitted to the States parties of the chemical weapons Convention . Read More »

Senior merchant navy officer arrested for stalking five college girls


He is said to be a resident of Amar Colony in New Delhi . 5 Delhi University students were stalked by a merchant navy officer. On the basis of the girl's complaint, a case was registered under IPC sections 354-D (stalking), 506 (threatening) and 509 (word, gesture or act meant to insult the modesty of a woman) at Amar Colony police station. Read More »

Oregon State's Tyler Malone hits home run in fifth straight game

Oregon State's Tyler Malone went yard for the fifth time in as many games Saturday, sending a solo shot over the right field wall in the Beavers' 12-5 win over rival Oregon (19-18, 6-12). Oregon's offensive woes plagued the Ducks for the entire series as they scored a grand total of four runs in the three-game set. Mulholland finished the day with an inning of scoreless relief for his 11th save of the year. Read More »

Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens Send US Into Second Straight Fed Cup Final


Waiting for the United States in the November final are the Czechs, who swept past Germany 4-1 in the other semi-final in Stuttgart . "I was getting nervous before this game", admitted Kvitova. Kvitova and Pliskova rolled the Czechs to a 2-0 lead after day one with straight-set wins over Julia Goerges and Kerber. Madison Keys then sealed the match with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 win over Pauline Parmentier to give the U.S. Read More »

Ramirez's 2 HRs lead Indians by Orioles


Cobb, who didn't sign until March 21, has a 15.43 ERA after two starts for Baltimore , allowing 20 hits in seven innings. He had just one swinging strike from the 41 four-seam and two-seam fastballs he threw in his 83-pitch outing. He lost his opening game while giving up two runs over eight innings, but hasn't lost since. Sisco threw out three Indians attempting to steal, the first Orioles catcher to pull off that feat since Matt Wieters in August 2012. Read More »

Police search for missing woman, toddler


She has white skin, brown eyes, and brown hair. Brighton police told FOX31 and Channel 2 that Martinez is not a suspect in any crime, but has left text messages with relatives indicating she may be emotionally distraught, causing concern for her child's safety. Read More »

Carwyn Jones stands down after 'the darkest of times'


Jones, 51, told a meeting of his Welsh Labour party that he had been through "the darkest of times" and did not want to put his family through any more. First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones speaks before the UEFA Champions League draw of the semi-finals Thomson Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - The head of the devolved government in Wales, Carwyn Jones, said on Saturday he intends to stand down in the second half of this year, BBC news reported on Saturday. Read More »

Iran nuclear deal: Macron advises Trump


In his Fox News interview, Macron also argued against new tariffs Trump has threatened to impose starting May 1, saying "you don't make trade war with your allies". He warned that Iran, which has been Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's most supportive ally, will overrun Syria if the countries exit too quickly. France, along with the United States and the United Kingdom, launched strikes on a number of targets in Syria in response to the alleged chemical attack in the Damascus' suburb of ... Read More »

On May, 1 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Analysts See $0.33 EPS

On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Hold". Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $13.0 target. The company rating was downgraded by BTIG Research on Thursday, November 2. Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.15, from 2017Q3's 1.14. It is negative, as 24 investors sold Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust shares while 50 reduced holdings. Read More »

Armenian opposition MP held after PM storms out of talks


A Reuters reporter witnessed the "red berets", as Armenian special forces are known, grab one lawmaker by his hands and feet and carry him behind the police cordon. Armenia's interior ministry said it took the decision to "disperse demonstrators, including those assembled in Yerevan's Republic Square". Demonstrators congregated in the evening at the city's central Republic Square, where previous protests over the past week have attracted as many as 50,000 people. Read More »

Guns Found in Motel Room, Latest on Arrest of Lois Riess


She was captured in South Padre Island Thursday night and is now being held without bond. Authorities from both states planned to interview Riess about the two homicides. She had been on the run since allegedly killing her husband, David Riess, in their Blooming Prairie home last month. Police say she killed Hutchinson to steal her credit cards, vehicle and her identity. Read More »

David Weinreb Sells 400000 Shares of Howard Hughes Co. (HHC) Stock

About 10.81M shares traded. Investors holded 35.06 million in 2017Q3 but now own 33.99 million shares or 3.07% less. Mckinley Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $339.78 billion market cap company. Read More »

EU, Mexico reach initial agreement on updated free trade deal


Under the updated terms of the 2000 deal, "practically all bilateral trade in goods will now be duty-free, including in the agricultural sector", the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, said in a statement. Wide-ranging trade negotiations between Europe and the US met with disapproval on both sides of the Atlantic and have been ended. It will also protect "340 distinctive European foods and drink products in Mexico" from imitation, Brussels said. Read More »

Parents can not expect the Government to save their children from their phones


Google's United Kingdom operation and Facebook said they were committed to protecting children and working on new features to help. He wants to know how they'll cut underage use, prevent cyber bullying, and promote healthy screen time. "Along with all parents, we understand the challenge of helping children make the most of the Internet in a safe and responsible way", she added. According to Hunt, the government would not rule out introducing new legislation to tackle these particular issues. Read More »

Assad returns French Legion of Honor award to United States 'slave'


The order of Assad was transferred to the Embassy of Romania in Damascus , which now represents the interests of France in Syria . The ministry said the decision was made after France participated in the April 14 attack on government targets in Syria alongside the USA and Britain, adding that Syria is not honored to hold a medal from a country that follows the orders of the US. Read More »