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Finland is world's happiest country Finland is world's happiest country
- March 20, 2018

And that's not forgetting other plentiful attractions like skiing and saunas and, for children of all ages, Santa Claus. The Nordic nation headed up the 156-country ranking, followed by last year's victor Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland. (more...)
Fighter pilot blamed by Russian Federation for downing Malaysian Airlines plane found dead Fighter pilot blamed by Russian Federation for downing Malaysian Airlines plane found dead
- March 20, 2018

As reported by local media, on March 18, acting CEO of the Mykolayiv Airport, former war pilot Vladyslav Voloshyn shot himself in the chest in his home. The Dutch Safety Board concluded the Buk was brought across the border into Ukraine that day and moved back afterwards. The Joint Investigation Team later determined that the missile system was driven from Russian Federation to Ukraine shortly before the, fired from a field that was, and then taken back to Russian Federation. (more...)
Chip gear maker KLA-Tencor to buy Orbotech for $3.4 bln Chip gear maker KLA-Tencor to buy Orbotech for $3.4 bln
- March 20, 2018

The stock has a market cap of $18,863.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.07 and a beta of 1.43. The company had a trading volume of 1,673,648 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,483,536. Shares for $177,536 were sold by Bjornholt James Eric. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc sold 190,838 shares as the company's stock rose 15.06% with the market. (more...)
Putin wins fourth term with record vote Putin wins fourth term with record vote
- March 20, 2018

With almost 100 per cent of the votes counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC), announced that Putin, who has run Russian Federation as president or prime minister since 1999, had won 76.69 per cent of the vote. According to the latest data, the voter turnout has been over 67.47 percent. Moscow faces increasing global isolation over its interventions in Ukraine and in Syria, and a fresh round of USA sanctions over alleged Russian election meddling in 2016. (more...)
Today in Corruption: Kushner Made False Filings for Profit Today in Corruption: Kushner Made False Filings for Profit
- March 20, 2018

A NY tenants rights group and local politician said today they would launch an investigation into the real estate company formerly headed by Jared Kushner , a top aide to President Donald Trump, over alleged falsification of building permits. (more...)
Brokerages Set Bank of America Corp (BAC) PT at $30.23
- March 20, 2018

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. 1832 Asset Management Lp increased its stake in Bank Amer Corp ( BAC ) by 286.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Palladium Partners LLC's holdings in Bank of America were worth $4,614,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Analysts await The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) to report earnings on May, 24. (more...)
Z's Roc Nation Invests in an App Aiming to Reduce Incarceration Rates Z's Roc Nation Invests in an App Aiming to Reduce Incarceration Rates
- March 20, 2018

He added "Money, time and lives are wasted with the current policies". The description reads: " Promise steps in during the pre-trial process to assist those that can not afford bail". Regarding rehabilitation, Promise will provide programs with job training and information about housing. Promise will be unveiled at Y Combinator Demo Day on March 20th by its creators Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins and Diana Frappier. (more...)
Sarfraz calls out overseas players for backtracking on Pakistan promise Sarfraz calls out overseas players for backtracking on Pakistan promise
- March 20, 2018

To a question, Gladiators skipper said that overseas players had been selected in the team according to the requirement. In addition to this, bus sheds under control of LTC as located at Jail Road, Canal Road and Main Boulevard Gulberg are exclusively decorated with colorful flexes to greet domestic and worldwide cricket players for participating in Pakistan Super League being held in lively city of Pakistan. (more...)
ED arrives in Rwanda for AU summit ED arrives in Rwanda for AU summit
- March 20, 2018

The AfCFTA could create an African market of over 1,2 billion people with a GDP of $2,5 trillion, the pan-African bloc said. Addis Ababa African leaders' hopes of establishing the world's largest free trade area have been hit by the withdrawal of Nigeria from the launch. (more...)
Giorgio Chiellini to miss Italy's friendly with England Giorgio Chiellini to miss Italy's friendly with England
- March 20, 2018

Italy's announcement comes after Chiellini had been reported as a doubt for the two matches, as well as Juventus' Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid. The physical conditions of Chiellini will be monitored in the coming days but Juventus hope the experienced centre-back will recover in time to face both AC Milan and Real Madrid after the global break. (more...)
Overwhelming victory to keep Putin in the Russian presidency until 2024 Overwhelming victory to keep Putin in the Russian presidency until 2024
- March 20, 2018

With 99.8 percent of the vote counted, results showed Putin won nearly 77 percent of the vote, well up from his showing in the last election in 2012. In one clip that has well over 300,000 views on YouTube, two officials working near a ballot box wait for a voter to cast his vote before tentatively checking that nobody else is coming, then taking turns sliding papers into the box. (more...)
Russian voters readies to hand Putin new term Russian voters readies to hand Putin new term
- March 20, 2018

The Central Election Commission said it was being targeted by a cyberattack. Many of those who cast their ballots voted for Putin, praising him for lifting the country out of the post-Soviet quagmire. The president has said he will use his fourth term to address a litany of domestic problems including widespread poverty and poor healthcare. Since he took the helm in Russia on New Year's Eve 1999 after Boris Yeltsin's surprise resignation, Putin's electoral power has centered on ... (more...)
Questions continue to linger in aftermath of FIU bridge collapse Questions continue to linger in aftermath of FIU bridge collapse
- March 20, 2018

Experts assessed the cracking and declared the bridge safe on Thursday morning - just hours before the bridge collapsed onto unsuspecting drivers. The pedestrian bridge, designed by FIGG Engineering-Bridge Group and built by MCM Construction, was created to straddle 8th Street and connect the campus to the nearby Sweetwater neighborhood, where thousands of students live. (more...)
European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran European Union urged to impose new sanctions against Iran
- March 20, 2018

France urged the European Union on Monday to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria's civil war and its ballistic missile programme, measures meant to persuade US President Donald Trump to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. (more...)
Zachary Cruz, Parkland massacre suspect's brother, arrested for trespassing at school Zachary Cruz, Parkland massacre suspect's brother, arrested for trespassing at school
- March 20, 2018

Zachary Cruz, the brother of the suspect who killed 17 people on February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was arrested Monday for trespassing on the school's property. Numerous students mentioned they have younger siblings who will soon attend the high school and said they want to feel like they will be safe. Students say it was silent for the entire two hours. (more...)
Bangladesh: SC stays Khaleda Zia's bail in graft case till May 8 Bangladesh: SC stays Khaleda Zia's bail in graft case till May 8
- March 20, 2018

Last week, the High Court granted Zia a four-month bail, but the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the government filed separate petitions requesting that the Supreme Court cancel the court ruling, which would have given her temporary freedom. (more...)
Seatown Holdings Holds Position in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (GT)
- March 20, 2018

Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 1,409,833 shares of the company's stock worth $49,838,000 after purchasing an additional 270,549 shares in the last quarter. On Thursday, March 23 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform". (NYSE:CAT) on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating. Northcoast Research raised shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. (more...)
JNU Students Union approaches DCW after sexual harassment charges against JNU professor JNU Students Union approaches DCW after sexual harassment charges against JNU professor
- March 20, 2018

They also asked Dumbere to ensure that the complainants' health and safety are protected since they are reportedly being intimidated to reach a compromise with the accused. JNU students launched a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #SuspendJohri on Sunday evening, demanding action against Johri. Speaking on the matter, District Commissioner of Police (DCP) South West Delhi, Milind Dumbere said, "The case is being dealt according to the law". (more...)
South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-president South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ex-president
- March 20, 2018

Prosecutors on Monday requested a court warrant to arrest former President Lee Myung-bak over 12 counts of corruption charges including bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Mr Moon, who was Mr Roh's chief of staff, previously called the investigation of Mr Roh by the Lee government politically motivated. The case resurfaced in February when former Samsung Group Vice Chairman Lee Hak-soo confessed that his company helped pay $3.7 million in legal fees to Akin Gump for the USA law firm's ... (more...)
SCOTUS declines to stop state's new Congressional map SCOTUS declines to stop state's new Congressional map
- March 20, 2018

They wanted the new map put on hold while they pursued an appeal to the nation's highest court. With the two decisions - both coming on the eve of the petition-filing deadline for congressional candidates - no legal challenges to the map remain. (more...)

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