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World Migratory Bird Day


The event will hold from the 10th to 11th of May 2018 and feature activities such as visits to communities within the forest, creating awareness among the residents, bird watching expedition, and activities by invited student members of the Omo Bird Club. Read More »

Merkel concerned by breaches of Ukraine truce


More than 10,000 people have been killed since April 2014 in a conflict that pits Ukrainian forces against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. "We are following the events between Iran and Israel, bearing in mind that Israel's security" is important to Germany, Merkel said on Saturday in comments reported by the Ansa newswire. Read More »

MAXINE GOES NUCLEAR: Waters 'RESENTS' MAGA, Trashes Trump From House Floor


Kelly lambasted Waters , a frequent Trump critic, on the floor after she cited a study that has shown discrimination against people of color in the auto industry in their car-loan process. "Don't tell me that we don't understand", she admonished Kelly. The verbal fight between the two representatives escalated into a discourse on President Donald Trump and discrimination in the US, with Kelly admonishing Waters for trying to divide the American people by bringing up race and gender ... Read More »

China to Establish Blockchain National Standards


The first batch of blockchain projects that will be rated are 28 virtual currencies and tokens, including bitcoin , ethereum , ripple, litecoin , bitcoin cash , NEO, Verge and Stratis, according to a post by a media website owned by the China Center for Information Industry Development (CIID), the institute that is responsible for advising on policymaking in technology. Read More »

Shocker tennis advances to Round of 32 for first time since 2007


The Maroons took down the Tartans two weekends ago 8-1 at the UAA tournament, but the individual matches were quite close, and the Tartans are sure to put up a big fight with an Elite Eight spot on the line. "I think there's a lot to build on from what we did down there". "I've been told that nothing cleanses the soul like a good butt whipping so we've got two of those and hopefully we're clean and ready to go and looking forward to the tournament". Read More »

Court rules Berlusconi can run for office again in Italy


Back in 2013, Berlusconi was sentenced to four years in prison on tax-fraud charges, three of which were automatically pardoned and the rest 12 months were replaced by social community work due to the senior age of the politician. Berlusconi can run in this election. But Forza Italia did not perform as well as he had expected, slipping behind the League to lose its top spot in the centre-right bloc. Read More »

Britain Is Not A Racist Country, Says Tory MP


Following a tour of Britain to find out the impact of Brexit she concluded it had "made racial and ethnic minorities more vulnerable to racial discrimination and intolerance". In conclusion, she said Britain had shown some leadership in combating racial inequality but had "much more to do". However, Ms Achiume did praise Theresa May's Racial Disparity Audit, commissioned in 2016, as a "remarkable step in transforming racial equality into reality" and that it is "worthy of emulation by ... Read More »

UK's May, Trump Agree Talks Needed Over Iranian Sanctions


That is part of a flurry of diplomatic activity following Trump's decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran . And the Number 10 spokesman added: "The Prime Minister raised the potential impact of USA sanctions on those firms which are now conducting business in Iran ". Read More »

Indore baby rape verdict: Court announces death sentences to rapist


On April 20, the survivor was found dead in the basement of a building near Indore's Rajwada palace after which the accused was detained on the same day and produced before the court for the first time on April 21. Importantly, the accused man's wife was also sleeping with the little girl and her parents on the roadside, when the crime was committed by her husband. Read More »

Leidos Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.32 (LDOS)

The stock's traded 1.73 million shares in session while it holds an average volume of 1.07 million shares. About 704,302 shares traded. (NYSE:LDOS). Netherlands-based Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.02% in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) on Thursday, August 17 with "Hold" rating. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $79 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 28.39% from its current levels. Read More »

Brokerages Set Compass Group (CPG) Target Price at $1681.00

The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 19 by Investec. On Wednesday, February 14 Peel Hunt maintained On the Beach Group plc (LON:OTB) rating. The stock of Hastings Group Holdings plc (LON:HSTG) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, January 5. Read More »

International Nurses' Day: Odisha's Anita Kumari Parida gets prestigious Florence Nightingale Award


That is more than the 21,000 nurses from European Union countries. "Their efficient services and disciplined work-style have gained people's affection and appreciation", said the President. To the unsung Nightingales of Barbados, I send a message of good will, as you toil to maintain health care. He stated that in the past few years, the number of institutions for nursing education has increased and as a result, the number of registered nurses and other health workers had crossed 27 lakh ... Read More »

Randgold Resources Ltd (LON:RRS) Rating Maintained at Citigroup Today


The basic materials company reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by ($0.08). The firm had revenue of $328.62 million during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 151,565 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $14,802,000 after acquiring an additional 13,291 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

U.S. promises N Korea future 'brimming with prosperity' if it denuclearises


When the defectors, many of whom were elites from good families, arrived in South Korea in April 2016, their defection made worldwide headlines because it was the largest group of defectors to flee North Korea in years. They released a statement ahead of their return home. They expressed their appreciation to Trump, Pompeo and the people of the United States and added: "We thank God, and all our families and friends who prayed for us and for our return". Read More »

US President Thanks Singapore for Hosting US-North Korea Talks


The American diplomat also said that the U.S. would remain on board to help develop North Korea's economy, which has been affected by crippling global sanctions and its own mismanagement. He said its policy was now "to concentrate all efforts into economic progress", but stressed that this had nothing to do with global sanctions imposed on the country. Read More »

North Korea invites journalists witness nuclear test site closure


What do we know about the test site? Situated in mountainous terrain in the north-east, the Punggye-ri site is thought to be the North's main nuclear facility. The US wants Pyongyang to give up its weapons programme completely and irreversibly. Earlier this month, North Korean officials asked to start an air route between the Pyongyang and Incheon, South Korea, airspace regions. Read More »

Local religion digest: Church plans musical tribute to moms


Special music will be provided by Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers bluegrass gospel singers. Also, an Election Day Eats sale will be held Tuesday from 7 7 p.m. Dr. Karen H. Bradford, of Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church , will speak. Prospect United Methodist Church: Eighth and Lincoln avenues, holds Sunday School for children at 9:45, followed by adult Bible study at 10 and morning worship at 11. Read More »

One killed in Bhangar, former TMC MLA arrested


The strongman of Bhagar Arabul Islam, who was now being taken to Baruipur court for judicial production, was arrested from his North Gazipur's home garden at around 2230 hours, almost six hours after Hafizul Mollah, an activist of Jomi Jibika Rokkha Committee, was shot dead from close range at Natunhat. Read More »

Scaffolding Platform Crashes Into Tribeca Tower, Two Workers Rescued


It's about 10 blocks from the World Trade Center. Fire Department Lt. Cris DiBenedetto says firefighters helped the workers off the scaffold and through a 45th-floor window. The scaffolding went around in circles four times, smashing into windows on the 62-story building. It isn't immediately clear how many stories above-ground they were. Read More »

Religious scholars issue declaration for Afghan peace


Yamamoto, urging the Taliban to take up President Ashraf Ghani's peace offer, participate in the elections, and start direct talks with the government to put an end to the suffering of the Afghan people. He stressed that Afghans who were turning up to register were "exercising their constitutional right and putting hope for Afghanistan's future above concerns about their personal safety". Read More »

Day-care teacher allegedly told kids to throw rocks at 4-year-old


According to WHBQ, the alleged incident took place at the center in April, and was purportedly caught on video by a fellow teacher, who later took the footage to police. Police say they received an email with cell phone video showing about a half-dozen children pelt another student with stones at the urging of their teacher. Read More »

Oil Prices Reach Highest Since November 2014 On Venezuela, Iran Worries

The global standard, Brent crude, was up again, to around $76. The rising price of crude oil affects more than just your gas tank. Brent crude, which is used to price worldwide oils, lost 80 cents to $75.37 per barrel in London. Iran produces almost 4 million barrels a day out of global total of about 98 million barrels per day. The Saudi Foreign Ministry accused Iran of using economic gains from the lifting of sanctions to develop ballistic missiles and support militants. Read More »

$0.07 Earnings Per Share Expected for Organovo (ONVO) This Quarter

The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $3.40. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 21,416 shs. First Republic Management accumulated 40,720 shares. Institutional investors own 24.85% of the company's stock. Read More »

Pakistan loses Hockey legend


Last month, the hockey legend aspired to go to neighbouring India for a surgery where the health facilities were much better according to the player. He started playing in the mid-80s and remained part of the national team until 2000. Mansoor has been a sporting icon in Pakistan, and played a key hand in the team's win in the 1994 World Cup in Sydney. "I may have broken a lot of Indian hearts on the field of play by beating India in the Indira Gandhi Cup (1989) and in other events but that ... Read More »

Clinton tells Australia: Stand up to China


Clinton had a lot to say. 'You must not let that happen, ' she said. It could eat away at the fabric of democracy and build distrust, she added. She cautioned Australia to be wary of corruption, extortion and manipulation from the East Asian superpower, suggesting that a "hidden hand" could 'really tear at the fabric of a democratic society'. Read More »

Zidane tight-lipped on Neymar speculation


Real Madrid want to bring him back to Spain, and there have been many reports that Los Blancos' president is ready to meet PSG's buy out clause to land Neymar this summer. However, Barcelona edged their La Liga rivals to get him. "What happens will happen", he said. "Here, what matters is the result, nothing else". "Our motivation isn't going to change just because we're not going to win LaLiga, but playing is the best way to prepare, playing well at a high level of intensity". Read More »

Trading Statistics of Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY)

The ratios of the return on assets (ROA) and the return on owner's equity (ROE) are the most used profitability ratios in the analysis while ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. Read More »

United States drags India to WTO over wheat, rice subsidy


Similarly, the agreement doesn't state the currency in which countries have to report their subsidy dole-out. The US stated that based on its calculations, it appeared that India had substantially under-reported its MSP. "The US has talked about individual states giving subsidies. The agreement only talks of support given as a country", said Biswajit Dhar, professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning in the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Read More »

Dublin holds annual police memorial service


Greg Abbott held a ceremony for the state's fallen peace officers the week prior. Leo was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call last October. "Let this somber day also be a day of inspiration", Reynolds said. The interfaith Law Enforcement Memorial Service was held at the Public Safety Campus in Buffalo, as part of National Police Week. Read More »

How England is preparing for Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle's royal wedding


Aside from her smile, they also gave Meghan a green dress with bow detail and of course, an engagement ring. The waxwork will be displayed beside one of Prince Harry , which has been updated to add a beard. A separate figure of Meghan is also being unveiled at Madame Tussauds' in New York City to mark the first time a U.S. citizen has joined the royal family in 80 years. Read More »

Professor David Goodall's Haunting Last Words


Philip Nitschke, director of Exit International , said David Goodall was declared dead at 12.30 pm in Liestal, a town outside the city of Basel, where he had travelled to take advantage of Switzerland's assisted-suicide laws. The 104-year-old said he hoped the widespread interest in his case would spur Australia and other countries to rethink their legislation. When Mr Goodball flew from Australia for his assisted suicide, he attracted worldwide headlines and further inflamed a highly ... Read More »

ICE agents arrest 32 men during sting in Mount Pleasant


Pleasant as relatives of workers waited outside and watched it unfold. The nature of the investigation was not disclosed. 32 people from four foreign nations were taken into custody. Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy Webb said the general contractors for the school projects used Midwest Precast Concrete products for the tornado safe rooms and the exterior walls at Lincoln-Douglas and Iles elementary schools. Read More »

Ramos Misses Penalty As Sevilla Edge Out Ronaldo-less Madrid


The respite was only temporary, however, as the Mexican came back to score in the final seconds of the first half. There are still two games left and it was an opportunity to show up. In the standing table of La Liga, Real Madrid is at the third place with 72 points and the team Sevilla FC is at the eighth place with 51 points. Gelabert signed for Madrid from Hércules in 2015 and can play across the front line, as a winger, attacking midfielder or a false nine, and with the likes of Gareth ... Read More »