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Smugglers abandon tiger cub in duffel bag on Texas border


Smugglers left behind a live tiger cub in a duffel bag when they fled back to Mexico after attempting to cross the Rio Grande into Texas. U.S. Border Patrol agents working near the Rio Grande had a odd encounter Monday - one that ultimately led them to the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. Read More »

Large scale deployment of autonomous delivery services


The latest program could become one of the biggest scale autonomous delivery services globally, with little armies of robots deployed to help in a range of situations across campuses, including delivering food or transferring goods. "I normally miss breakfast because I'm in a rush on the way to work", lifecycle marketing manager Ha Ly said. Apparently this has encouraged workers to spend more time in the outdoor areas, including a patio and basketball court. Read More »

This might be Mark Zuckerberg's most important keynote address yet


We expect Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to address these questions head-on at the outset of the keynote, which is scheduled to start at 10am PT/1pm ET/19:00 CET. Damian Collins, a lawmaker who chairs the United Kingdom parliament's media committee, has warned that Facebook's CEO could face an official summons when he next enters the country. Read More »

Xi extends Int'l Workers' Day greetings to workers nationwide


It is also referred as International Workers' Day or just Worker's Day. The workers finally raised their voice against the oppression and demanded paid leaves and better wages. The observance, in fact, commemorates the aftermath of a bombing at a labour protest against the police in Chicago in 1886. Most recently, workers across the county past year took to the streets on May 1 to protest the Trump administration's immigration crackdown , the Huffington Post reported . Read More »

IHH Healthcare sweetens bid for India's Fortis


IHH raised its bid by 9.4 percent to Rs 175 per share, compared to its earlier quote of Rs 160 per share. One stock of Fortis Healthcare Ltd . was seen to be priced at Rs. Munjal-Burmans said the preferential allotment of warrants for Rs 1,000 crore will be done at Rs 176 a share whereas preferential allotment of equity shares for Rs 800 crore will be done at a price of Rs 167 a share. Read More »

Ex-Assembly speaker Silver 'blinded by greed'


The jury only has to find that Silver provided official acts of some kind in order to convict him, Williams complained. The Second Circuit overturned Silver's corruption conviction a year later, saying the judge's instructions on law weren't consistent with a recent Supreme Court ruling. Read More »

Don't rush after govt jobs, milk cows instead: CM Biplab Deb


While many BJP leaders have sought the intervention of the higher ranks within the party in light of the Karnataka polls, Economic Times reported that Deb has been summoned by PM Modi on May 2 . "Every house should have a cow". Why run after netas for government jobs? Here, milk is Rs 50 a litre, so rear a cow. His comments came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned the BJP leaders to steer clear of controversies and not offer "masala" to the media by making irresponsible ... Read More »

Seoul tries to keep up momentum on North Korea's nukes


The White House said Mr Trump and Mr Moon during the call "emphasised that a peaceful and prosperous future for North Korea is contingent upon its complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation". Kim Dae-Jung championed the so-called Sunshine policy of engagement with North Korea and won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize after engineering the first inter-Korean summit with former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Read More »

Utah teen shamed for wearing 'racist' prom dress, stirs cultural appropriation debate


I was immediately drawn to a handsome red gown and was thrilled to find a dress with a modest neckline. Daum uploaded some prom pics online, and all hell broke loose. The original tweet, and Lam's criticism, have attracted hundreds of thousands of likes, tens of thousands of retweets, and thousands more comments as supporters and critics clashed over the concept of cultural appropriation - the adoption of minority cultures, typically by dominant cultures. Read More »

Aus scientist off to Switzerland for assisted dying, 'regrets' being 104


I want to die. "What is sad is if one is prevented", said Goodall, who two years ago was banned from his work at Edith Cowan University over concerns about his safety before challenging and reversing the decision. "I don't regard it as grim, I regard it as natural". "I am 104 years old so I haven't got much time left anyway". When asked whether he had a nice birthday, he told the news organization: "No, I'm not happy". Read More »

United States military sees spike in sexual assault reports


Reports of sexual assault in the USA military increased by almost 10% in 2017, according to the Pentagon's annual study released on Monday, as the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps all documented a rise in reported incidents. However she additionally cautioned, "we await the 2018 survey to evaluate if that is, as a substitute, a mirrored image of a rise in crime". The Pentagon also noted in Monday's report that authorities had sufficient evidence to take some kind of disciplinary ... Read More »

Korean Air chairman's daughter appears before police


South Korean media say Cho lost her temper at a meeting with ad agency representatives in March. The move comes as Cho's family has been under fire for abusing employees and contractors. Other tips alleged the family bought luxury items overseas and evaded tariffs by presenting the imported items as Korean Air aircraft components. The local JTBC television network showed a silent video clip of a woman hitting an individual bowing her head down and another man trying to stop the woman. Read More »

Devon Energy (DVN) Short Interest Update

Hedeker Wealth LLC increased its stake in shares of Devon Energy by 6.8% in the fourth quarter. Howard Weil cut shares of Devon Energy from a "focus stock" rating to a "sector outperform" rating in a report on Thursday. (NYSE:CF) rating on Friday, February 5. Cls Invests Limited Liability Com holds 0% or 682 shares in its portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 155,600 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Read More »

Mancini set to be appointed Italy head coach: the details


It was reported over the weekend that Carlo Ancelotti had turned down the job, and both Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport said on Tuesday that Mancini had agreed to take over and help revive the fortunes of the national side. Mancini will meet the FIGC board again in the next few days to confirm the agreement and put pen to paper on his contract with the Italian football federation. Read More »

Coast Guard suspends search for PIW in Sandusky Bay


The cause of the accident is under investigation. Watchstanders established contact with the man about 12:45 a.m. Sunday and were told that his 10-foot tugboat had run aground near Poquoson Flats. Station Marblehead and Air Station Detroit crews have launched additional search assets, to relieve those now on scene. The crew transported both men to a nearby hospital and they are expected to be OK. Read More »

J&K cabinet reshuffle: Speaker, seven others sworn in as ministers


Jammu: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inducted five new faces in the Jammu and Kashmir cabinet on Monday. "I have resigned from the post to pave the way for a new deputy chief minister in the state", Singh told PTI . Following the uproar over his remark, the BJP leader clarified on his statement, saying he meant that there were several cases like Kathua, and attempts should not be made to rake up the issue intentionally. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS over Madhya Pradesh 'caste mark' controversy


Sharing a photo of two men bearing "SC" and "ST" marks on the upper part of their chests, the 47-year-old Gandhi wrote in Hindi that the incident exposes the "thinking" of the saffron party. In a tweet, Mr Gandhi blamed the incident on the thinking of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh adding that the Congress will defeat such thinking. Read More »

On May, 7 Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM) EPS Estimated At $0.43

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Rayonier Advanced Materials by 7.2% in the third quarter. RYAM outperformed the S&P500 by 57.63%. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $20.0 target. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, April 27. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi targets Union Minister Piyush Goyal over business dealings


Goyal were transferred on September 29, 2014". Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced his "naamdar versus kaamdar (dynast versus worker)" jeer for Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka, Union minister Piyush Goyal borrowed the phrase to hit back at the Congress chief for a tweet targeting him over corruption allegations. Read More »

NFL Draft: 5 sleepers Giants could select on Day 2


With the first pick of the third round, the 65th overall pick, the Oakland Raiders chose Brandon Parker, an offensive tackle from N.C. A&T State. But what players could the New York Giants, who have three picks on Day 2, look to take as potential sleeper picks? Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller was the first of four selections for The American in the third round when he was tabbed by the Chicago Bears with the 51st pick. Read More »

Traders Buy Large Volume of Molson Coors Brewing Put Options

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $240.11. About 35.51M shares traded. Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER) has declined 3.39% since April 30, 2017 and is downtrending. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $93.68. The stock of Alamos Gold Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) earned "Hold" rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. Read More »

Netanyahu speaks with world leaders about Iran's n-programme


Netanyahu¿s presentation came less than two weeks before Donald Trump is due to decide whether to continue to abide by the 2015 deal by waiving United States sanctions on Iran. Mr Netanyahu said he would share the newly uncovered information with Western allies and the global nuclear agency. He and Mr Trump say the deal should address Iranian support for militants across the region and Iran's development of long-range ballistic missiles, as well as eliminate provisions that expire over the ... Read More »

Israel has new 'proof' of Iran's nuclear weapons programme, says Benjamin Netanyahu


Intelligence experts and diplomats said Netanyahu's presentation, in a prime-time television presentation, did not seem to have a "smoking gun" showing a violation by Iran but it could strengthen the hand of advisers to U.S. Israel considers Iran to be its biggest threat, citing Tehran's hostile rhetoric, support for militants and growing influence in the region. "I have personally reviewed numerous Iranian files". Read More »

James Comey calls House GOP's Russian Federation probe 'a wreck'


Gowdy noted on CBS's "Face the Nation" that he has never accused Comey of committing a crime, but said the former director has done things he does not agree with. Moreover Comey did not have the power to prevent a prosecutor taking up the Clinton email case, but no prosecutor came forward as there was no basis to prosecute. Read More »

Lookout for Price Target? Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

However out of 17 analysts 1 suggest Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE: KIM ) a Strong Buy, 4 suggested Buy, 15 Hold and 2 Sell, while 0 analysts recommend the stock a Strong Sell. It has a 23.58 P/E ratio. The Company is engaged principally in the ownership, management, development and operation of open-air shopping centers. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kimco Realty from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Read More »

Sona Mohapatra alleges threat by Sufi Foundation


She wrote, "I want to ask the Madariya Sufi Foundation, Chistiya Sufi Brotherhood & custodians at Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah Sharif these very simple but critical questions: 1) Are men & women equal in your eyes?" Sona said that the group is calling the video, which has been cleared by the censor board, "vulgar". Read More »

No smokes, many drinks for North's Kim at summit


In 1994, the USA and North Korea signed a deal committing Pyongyang to freezing its plutonium weapons program and the providing North Korea with heavy fuel oil. In March, he traveled to Beijing and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. South Korean Ambassador to Indonesia, Kim Chang-beom, and North Korean Ambassador to Indonesia, An Kwang-il, were invited by Jokowi to meet him at the palace. Read More »

New Islamabad airport inaugurated after years of delay


He said the continuity of democracy leads to economic development, growth and creation of job opportunities. "This airport did not even have plan for an access road in 2013, but now we [PML-N] have completed it", PM Abbasi said. However, full flight operations will be shifted to the new airport on May 3. The new airport is Pakistan's first-ever greenfield airport as well as the biggest worldwide airport in the country in terms of landing and passenger handling facilities. Read More »